Around NYC Today (5/20) Traditions Festival, Jumanji, Quintet of the Americas

THINGS TO DO

Community Rowing, Pier 40 – Greenwich Village, 12pm – 1 pm

Community Rowing events are sessions that include a basic introduction to rowing for first timers (safety orientation, rowing technique, and terminology) and plenty of actual rowing on the Hudson River. The rows take place in five-person wooden rowboats that Village Community Boathouse builds onsite. The rows last, depending on river conditions and rower level experience, between one and three hours. Free.

Traditions Festival, King Manor Museum in Rufus King Park – Queens, 12pm – 4pm

King Manor Museum will host its third annual Traditions Festival. It’s a weekend full of food, music, art, and crafts in Jamaica from the 18th century to modern times. Live music by Talking Drums and folk musicians Larry Moser and Mary Nagin. Free.

Williamsburg/Greenpoint Walking Tour, South Williamsburg Ferry – 440 Kent Avenue, 1pm – 3pm

This walk will introduce the range of waterfront parks and promenades generated through the 2005 rezoning and development of the Domino sugar factory site. Public spaces to be discussed will include: Schaefer’s Landing, Domino Park, Transmitter Park, North 5th Street Park and Pier, and Bushwick Inlet Park. Free.

Pixar Brunch Trivia, The Chelsea Bell, 1pm – 2:30pm

Join five unique and challenging rounds on all your favorite Pixar Movies. Free. RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Lowly, Berlin – East Village, 8pm, $10.

Goodfight, Katy Rea, Chico, Panther Hollow, Goldsounds – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Dreamcrusher, Prison Religion, EEL TANK, THE CRADLE, PVSSYHEAVEN, H0L0 – Queens, 8pm, $10.

Michael VM, Metal Mountains, Mercury Lounge – LES, 5:30pm, $10.

Amy Klein, Bonnie Doon, Full Bush, Onesie, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $8 – $10.

Quintet of the Americas, Queens Botanical Garden, 3:30pm, $6 for adults, $4 students and children.

 

COMEDY

Comedians on Stage Telling Jokes w/ Melissa Diaz, Damian Holmes, Casey McGowan, Maddy Smith, The Lantern – Greenwich Village, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Katie Boyle (Transplants), Phil From Chico, Edward Farrell (New York Comedy Festival), Hosted by Derrick Thompson (Punchlines), Old Man Hustle – LES, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

Jumanji (2017), Coffey Park – Brooklyn, 8:15pm, Free.

 

ONGOING

Vinyasa Yoga, Socrates Sculpture Park – Queens, Every Sunday until Sept. 16, 10am – 11am, Free.

Sunday Tai Chi, Socrates Sculpture Park – Queens, Every Sunday until Sept. 16, 11am – 12pm, Free.

 

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