Around NYC Today (6/9) El Sol Brillante Garden Party, Yeasayer, The Wizard of Oz

THINGS TO DO

Silent Disco Night, Beach 17th Street and Seagirt Boulevard in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk – Queens, 7pm – 10pm
Grab a set of wireless headphones and join the party. Tune in to the channel of your choice and dance to great music. Free.

Ailey Extension, South Oxford Park – Brooklyn, 6:30pm – 7:30pm

The Ailey Extension offers real classes for people to embody the legacy of Mr. Ailey by bringing dance back to the people and making dance accessible to all people. Join a house dance workshop with Ailey instructor Robin Dunn. Free. RSVP.

Silent Disco, South Oxford Park – Brooklyn, 6pm – 10pm

Ssshhhh! There’s a party going on! Grab a set of wireless headphones and join the party. Tune in to the channel of your choice and dance to music curated by Sound Off Experience DJs. Free.

The Magic of Rogue, Forest Park Carousel Amusement Village in Forest Park, Woodhaven Boulevard and Forest Park Drive – Queens, 2pm – 3pm

As seen on America’s Got Talent, Rogue combines magic and comedy. This show is a mixture of music, flowers, fire, and animals. Free.

Dancehall Class, Pelham Fritz Recreation Center in Marcus Garvey Park – Harlem, 1:30pm – 3:30pm

The Harlem Dance Club hosts a series of master classes given by professional instructors from Alvin Ailey.  Every Saturday afternoon, a different genre will be highlighted. This week features dancehall with Korie Genius.

El Sol Brillante Garden Party Spring/Summer Benefit, El Sol Brillante Community Garden, 526 East 12th Street – East Village, 12pm – 8:25pm

El Sol Brillante is holding a spring/summer fundraiser. Come for live music, food, refreshments, and tie dye, or just enjoy and support the garden. Free.

AmpLit: Amplifying Fresh Voices in Literature, Pier I in Riverside Park South – UWS, 12pm – 5:15pm

Lamprophonic bring authors of all backgrounds, styles, and levels of recognition to center stage with readings, workshops, panels, and a community market. AmpLit Fest makes one of life’s most solitary acts — writing — a public celebration. Free.

Taste of the Valley Food Festival, The Conference House in Conference House Park,  7455 Hylan Blvd – Staten Island, 12pm – 3pm

Sample all the best restaurants in Richmond Valley at Conference House Park, taste it all for one price while enjoying live music, entertainment, and rides for the kids. $8 – $10 (admission includes samples at participating restaurants).

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition – 1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project – Meet the Curator: Special Viewing, Arsenal in Central Park, 830 Fifth Avenue – UES, 10am – 4pm

With less than one week remaining to see the Arsenal Gallery exhibition “1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project,” NYC Parks is organizing a special viewing due to popular demand. The exhibition will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., with the exhibit’s curator Jonathan Kuhn on hand. Free.

 

MUSIC

Feufollet, Snug Harbor Cultural Center – Staten Island, June 9 (Sat.), 2pm, Free.

Cloud Becomes Your Hand, Buck Gooter, Lily & Horn Horse, Eyes Of Love, Kolb, Signal, Alphaville, 140 Wilson Ave – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $8 – $10.

Yeasayer (DJ Set), Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Avenue – Brooklyn, 11:59pm, $10.

Unit J Official Showcase, Goldsounds, 44 Wilson Ave – Brooklyn, 5pm, $8.

Lola Pistola, Grim Streaker, Native Sun, YAASSS, Knitting Factory – Brooklyn, 361 Metropolitan Avenue – Brooklyn, 12:30pm, $8 – $10.

Invertebrate Northside Party, w/ Jackie Mendoza, Glass Gang, Stevie Wolf, Sedona, Huck, The Misters, Trans-Pecos, 915 Wyckoff Ave – Queens, 1pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Popped Collar Comedy w/ Ian Findance, Napoleon Emill, Molly Ruben Long, Talib Babb, Mia Faith Hammond, Dan Wickes, Hosted by Ronnie Lordi, The Platform, 1178 Bushwick Avenue – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free.

 

FILM

Black Panther, Brookville Park – Queens, 8pm, Free.

The Wizard of Oz, Hunter’s Point South Park – Queens, 7:30pm, Free.

Wonder Woman, John Jay Park – UES, 8pm, Free.

Field of Dreams, LaTourette Park Parking Lot, Forest Hill Road and Alaska Place – Staten Island, 8:30pm, Free.

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Field 81 in Randall’s Island Park, 8:40pm, Free.

 

ONGOING

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park, East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue – UES, Every day except Wednesday until June 30, 2pm – 3:30pm, Free.

Union Square Walking Tour, Meet in front of Barnes and Noble (33 East 17th Street), Every Saturday until June 30, 2pm – 3:30pm, Free.

Zumba Fit Camp, Beach 17th Street and Seagirt Boulevard in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk – Queens, Every Saturday until June 30, 10:30pm – 11:30pm, Free.

 

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