Around NYC Today (6/10) Puerto Rican Day Parade, Brooklyn Synth Expo, Rocky

THINGS TO DO

Puerto Rican Day Parade, Fifth Avenue, 11am

The Puerto Rican Day Parade will run along Fifth Avenue from 44 th Street to 79 th Street. This year’s event features former New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada and actor Esai Morales. Free.

5th Brooklyn Synth Expo, Absurd Conclave, 360 Jefferson Street, Lower Level – Brooklyn, 10am – 5pm

The Brooklyn Synth Expo is an interactive display of synthesizers. Exhibitors include Moog Music. Korg, Yamaha and Roland. Free. RSVP.

Fairway Food Festival, The Armory, 216 Fort Washington Avenue – Washington Heights, 10am – 5pm

The Armory Track’s arena will host 100 different booths that will serve up a dazzling array of food options. Festival-goers can experience hundreds of tastings and chat with experts about the latest food trends. $5.

Scandinavian Music Festival Concert Series, Billings Lawn in Fort Tryon Park – Inwood, 2pm – 3:30pm

The Scandia Brass Quintet will perform their popular repertoire of contemporary and traditional compositions and arrangements, representing music from each of the five Scandinavian countries, including five national anthems. Free.

Fithzugh Karol, Triangular Lawn at the Grand Army Plaza Entrancein Prospect Park – Brooklyn, 2pm – 3pm

Join artist Fitzhugh Karol at his public artwork Searches, on view at the Grand Army Plaza entrance, for site-specific dance performances featuring Baira Mvmt Phlsphy and Molly Hess Dance. Free.

Kids Bazaar Pop Up, Grand Bazaar NYC, 100 West 77th Street – UWS, 10am – 5:30pm

For National Children’s Day, Grand Bazaar NYC is organizing a family-friendly pop-up featuring unique and fun handmade baby and kids clothing, toys, skincare and great accessories form talented local artisans. There will also be rare vintage children’s books, toys, and more form independent dealers. Free.

Free Sunset Silent Disco, LIC Landing Events Space in Hunter’s Point South Park, Borden Avenue and Center Boulevard – Queens, 6pm – 10pm

Quiet Events will taking over LIC Landing for a night of music, dancing and fun! This event will include instructors from Crunch Fitness for family dance classes, face painting, and more. Free.

Let’s Dance, Pier I in Riverside Park South – UWS, 6pm – 9:30pm

Learn to dance like a pro at these Salsa, Cha-Cha and Bachata lessons and group social dances led by master teachers from the Piel Canela Dance and Music School and featuring DJ Ray Colon. Free.

Astoria Park Carnival, Parking Lot in Astoria Park, 19th Street and Hoyt Avenue North, Astoria – Queens, 12pm – 11pm

Enjoy rides, games, food, and fun for the whole family. Free.

Kayaking and Canoeing, Hallet’s Cove, 31-10 Vernon Blvd – Queens, 1pm – 4pm

LIC Community Boathouse (LICCB) offers free kayaking and canoeing (weather permitting). No prior boating experience is required. No RSVP is required; however, participants are encouraged to call (631) 542-2628 or visit licboathouse.org .

 

MUSIC

ALL / ALONE w/ Ben Zaidi, TIN, Baby’s All Right, 146 Broadway – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Joanna Sternberg, Debe Dalton, Jim Testa, Milky Maze, The Glove – Brooklyn, 9pm, $8 – $10.

 

COMEDY

Sunday Scaries w/ Chike Robinson (NY Comedy Festival), Ali Clayton (Chicago Women’s Funny Fest), Ayo Edebiri (The Rundown), Glo Shantae Butler (Funny or Die), Albert Kirchner (Bridgetown Comedy Festival), Rachel Sennott (Shiva Baby SXSW), Hosted by Mary Beth Barone (Viceland) and Megan Patsel (UCB), The Delancey, 168 Delancey Street – LES, 7pm, $8.

 

FILM

Kubo and the Two Strings, Ehrenreich-Austin Playground –  Queens, 8pm, Free.

Mulan 2, Homecrest Playground, Belt Pkwy., Williams Court Bet. E. 12 St. And Homecrest Ave – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free.

Rocky, John Paul Jones Park – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free.

 

ONGOING

Tai Chi, Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument in Riverside Park – UWS, Every Sunday until Aug. 12, 8am – 9am, Free.

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

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

Yoga at The Battery, Woodland Lawn in The Battery, Every Sunday until Sept. 30, 11:30am – 12:30pm, Free.

 

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