New York’s Celebrate Israel Parade, celebrating Israel’s 53rd anniversary, marches up Fifth Avenue from 57th to 74th streets, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. There are more than 30 floats with musical performers, 15 marching bands, and 40,000 marchers. The mayor of Jerusalem, Nir Barkat, is the honorary grand marshal. Check local synagogues, JCCs, and organizations for participation information. (212) 983-4800 or go to its Facebook page: Celebrate Israel Parade.