THINGS TO DO
Outdoor Exercise, Morningside Park, 7am – 8am
Fitness walks in Morningside Park led by exercise consultant Nancy Bruning. The sessions will include a variety of exercises that use park features such as stairs, benches, and retaining walls to work every muscle group. Free.
Rainbow Flag Ceremony at Stonewall, Stonewall National Monument (Greenwich Village), 12pm
The Rainbow Flag, the international symbol of LGBT liberation and pride, will be unveiled in a special ceremony at the historic Stonewall National Monument. This event marks the first time that the LGBT flag waves over federally-funded land, under the permanent stewardship of the National Park Service. With perormances by Telly Leung and Cantor Steve Zeidenberg. Free.
Frank Conniff’s Cartoon Dump, QED (Queens), 8:30pm – 10:30pm
Frank Conniff (TV’s Frank on Mystery Science Theater 3000) hosts a variety/stand-up show in the guise of a fake kid’s show. Frank hosts the show in character as Moodsy, the Clinically Depressed Owl, and shows a bunch of weird and crappy old cartoons between stand-up, music and sketches. $6.
Pole Play, House of Yes (Brooklyn), 9pm – 2am
Pole dancers of the world unite! Pole play is a safe space for pole dancers to come out and show their friends what they’ve been working on. Performances may be fully choreographed or totally freestyle. Free. RSVP.
Indie and Foreign Film Festival, San Damiano Hall (Midtown), 6pm, Free, RSVP.
Suited (In Celebration of National Coming Out Day), James J. Walker Park (Greenwich Village), 6:30pm, Free.
Manitoga, Steak ABC, Brookfield Place (Lower Manhattan), 7:30pm, Free.
Dances, Jane Church, Low Fern, Alphaville (Brooklyn), 8pm, $8.
Rips, Bodega, May Rio (solo from Poppies) – Puerto Rick benefit, Berlin (Alphabet City), 8pm, $10.
Giggly Boys, Reduction Plan, Warehouser, The Friends, GoldSounds (Brooklyn), 8pm, $8.
Johnny Polygon, Gabriel Royal, Sean K, C’mon Everybody (Brooklyn), 9pm, $8-$10.
Sun Abduction, Drug & Attics, Darkwing, Our Wicked Lady (Brooklyn), 9pm, $7.
Jackknife Comedy: The Iowa Comedy Hour feat. Gideon Hambright, Patrick Hastie, Friends and Lovers (Brooklyn), 8pm, Free, RSVP.
Victor Varnado (Conan) and special guests, Old Man Hustle (LES), 8pm, Free, RSVP.
The Fancy Show, The Douglass (Brooklyn), 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.
Comedians You Should Know feat. Aparna Nancherla (Conan O’Brien Presents: Team Coco), Jim Tews (Louie), Katie Hannigan (CollegeHumor), Tom Thakkar (VICE), David Drake (DAVE), Hosted by Saurin Choksi (Brown Privilege), The Gutter (Brooklyn), 8:30pm, $5.
New Sounds Live: Phonemophonic Alphabet Brass Band by Carol Szymanski, Brookfield Place (Lower Manhattan), From Oct. 6 -11 (hours vary), Free.
Over Here: A Centennial Commemoration of World War I Memorial in NYC Parks, Arsenal in Central Park (UES), Until Nov. 24, 9am – 5pm, Free.
Women With Wings Art Exhibit, Friendship Garden (Sugar Hill), Every Tuesday until Oct. 31, 11am – 8pm, Free.
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