Battery park city parks conservancy, Wagner Park, 212-267-9700: July 18 & 25, Aug. 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29-Sunset Jam on the Hudson, Friday evening drumming circle for all ages, 6:30-8:30 p.m., free; Pier 62, Hudson River Park, 212-267-9700: July 20-”Race for the River,” a swim in the river, call for information, 9 a.m.; South Cove, West Thames St., 212-267-9700: July 20-”Cove to Cove Swim,” swim to the North Cove, 11:30 a.m., call for information.

Bleecker Street bamra festival, Bleecker St. from 6th Ave. to LaGuardia Pl., 646-230-0489: July 19-Proceeds from the traditional NYC street fair go to Bleecker Area Merchants and Residents Association, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., free admission.

Chelsea waterside park association, Pier 62, 22nd St. & the Hudson River, 212-989-4390: July 16-Clear Water cruise, 6-9 p.m., board at 5:30 p.m., $40 per person including a box supper, call for space.

Community farmers market, Ave. D between 7th & 8th St., 212-982-1633: Sat.-Lower East Side Girl’s Club presents their first annual Farmers Market every week through Oct. 25, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

COMMUNITY SUPPORTED AGRICULTURE, 645-9800: Buy shares in the bounty of produce of small New York State farmers, weekly deliveries of fresh produce, delivered June to November, approx. $375 for six months, call for more info.

14th Street summerfest, West 14th St. from 7th to 8th Ave., 646-230-0489: July 19-Classic street fair with proceeds going to Saint Bernard’s Church, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., free admission.

N.Y.C. Unfolds street fair, West 3rd St. from Broadway to LaGuardia Place, 212-809-4900: July 26-The Annual showcase of the AIDS Memorial Quilt & benefit promotion for various AIDS causes, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., free admission.

OUR LADY OF POMPEII CHURCH, 25 Carmine St., 633-9868: Sat. & Sun.–Antique/flea market, 10 a.m.-dark.

Park avenue summerfest, Park Ave. from 17th to 23rd St., 212-809-4900: July 19- A classic arts-crafts-restaurant row spectacular, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., free admission.

PRABHUPADA SANKIRTAN SOCIETY, 48 Ave. B, 888-hungry-5: Sun.–Sunday Love Feast, a social feast of gourmet vegetarian dishes, free, 6-8 p.m.

River to river festival 2003, various downtown locations, Through September-call 212-835-2789 for information on numerous events throughout the Summer downtwn.

Summer in the square 2003, Union Square Park, Numerous events throughout the Summer in the park, visit the webste for more information.

University place festival, University Place from 8th to 14th St., 646-230-0489: July 26-Classic NYC Street fair benefting the Greenwich Village Chamber of Commerce, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., free admission.

Wall Street Community Day Festival Series, Wall Street from Water to South St., 212-809-4900: Aug. 15, Sept. 19, Oct. 24-Classic closed street fairs through the fall, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., free admission.


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