To Do Wednesday: Urban Oasis

Central Park Receives 100 Million Dollar Donation From Hedge Fund Manager John PaulsonWaltz under a canopy of wisteria while gazing out at six acres of lush landscapes and blooming flowers—all in Manhattan. The Greensward Circle, the junior committee of the Central Park Conservancy, is hosting its eighth annual summer benefit “Evening in the Garden” with drinks, fancy food and live music by Leroy Justice in the Conservatory Garden’s pretty pergola, a serene sanctuary in the park by Fifth Avenue and 105th Street.

The Conservatory Garden, Fifth Avenue and East 105th Street, 6:30-8:30pm, $75.