Around NYC Today (6/14) Everybody Tango, Summer in the Square, Bingo!


Summer in the Square, North Plaza in Union Square Park, 7am – 8:30pm

Come out for an unforgettable lineup of fitness classes, family-friendly activities, shows, live music, dance performances, and movie nights all in Union Square Park. Free.

Iconic Advantage, Reading Room in Bryant Park, 12:30pm – 1:45pm

This series features books with a focus on business and economics. Design Expert Soon Yu discusses his new book Iconic Advantage: Don’t Chase the New, Innovate the Old. Hosted by José Chan. Free.

Broad Channel Flag Day, East 16th Road to East 18th Road on Cross Bay Boulevard in Broad Channel Park – Queens, 5pm – 8pm

In celebration of Flag Day, join an evening of children’s activities, arts and crafts, face painting, entertainment, music, refreshments, and giveaways. Free.

Mad Science Presents Spin, Pop, Boom, Buddy Monument in Forest Park, Park Lane South and Myrtle Avenue – Queens, 6pm – 7pm

Are you ready for some fun science? Witness amazing feats of chemistry and explore all sorts of spectacular reactions. Free.

Monotony: A Smart Comedy Show about Stupid Stuff, CAVEAT, 21 A Clinton Street – LES, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Monotony! is the only show that dares let your favorite comedians and storytellers go deep on their weird obsessions with seemingly boring things. Their passion and (lets face it) disturbing breadth of knowledge on topics like The Science of Urinal Cakes and The History of the Rubber Duck will leave you laughing — and possibly leaving with a brand new obsession of your own.

Featuring Alex English (The Rundown with Robin Thede), Katie Hartman (Skinny Bitch Jesus Meeting), John Rosenberger (You’ll Have Fun), Yedoye Travis (Late Show with Stephen Colbert), Hosted by Raj Sivaraman, a Jeopardy! runner-up, writer, comedian, scientist, and co-host of the Universe City podcast, which breaks down scientific papers for mainstream audiences. $8.

Bingo!, Fountain Terrace in Bryant Park, 6th Avenue and 41st Street, 7pm  – 8:30pm

Game on! This classic game of chance goes outside for play in the park. Comedian Andy Ross hosts with music by DJ Flip Bundlez. Free to play with prizes for every win.

Everybody Tango!, On the Pier in West Harlem Piers, West 125 Street, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Enjoy introductory Argentine Tango lessons, music, and dancing in the open air.  Lessons are held at 6:45 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. with social dance time between lessons. Free.

New York Philharmonic Concert in the Park, 193rd Street Field in Cunningham Park – Queens, 8pm – 9:30pm
The New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Parks , presented by Didi and Oscar Schafer, have become an iconic New York summer experience since it began in 1965. The program includes Saint-Saëns (Bacchanale from Samson and Delilah), Jordan Millar (Boogie Down Uptown), Camryn Cowan (Harlem Shake), Bernstein (Three Dance Episodes from On the Town), Rimsky-Korsakov (Scheherazade). Conductor: James Gaffigan. There will be fireworks following the performance. Free.



Action Bronson, House of Vans – Brooklyn, June 14 (Thurs.), 7pm, Free.

John Cooksey Spontaneous Combustion Quintet, The Jackie Robinson Park Bandshell in Jackie Robinson Park – Sugar Hill, 6pm, Free.

Big Bill, Low Anxiety, Huh, The World’s Greatest Detective, Alphaville, 140 Wilson Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Kaleta & Super Yamba Band, LADAMA, The Illustrious Blacks, Prince Language (DJ Set), C’mon Everybody, 325 Franklin Avenue – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Ricky Lewis, André Salvador & The Von Kings, Phantom Wave, Early Riser, Sam Sodomsky, Mikenasty (DJ Set), Pianos, Showroom, 158 Ludlow Street – LES, 7pm, $8.

Titus Andronicus (Film Screening + Q&A), Rough Trade, 64 N 9th St – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free.

Elk City, Antietam, Flower, Bowery Electric, 327 Bowery – LES, 7:30pm, $8 – $10.

The Netherlands, Dead Empires, Yoink, Borts Minorts, Union Pool, 484 Union Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Dona Carter, Upper Terrace in Bryant Park, 12:30pm, Free.

Clifton Anderson, Socrates Sculpture Park – Queens, 6:30pm, Free.



Bomb Shelter Comedy w/ Tom Delgado (Sirius Radio, What Else Comedy), Shaun Murphy (Helium Comedy Club, Buffalo’s Funniest Comedian), Tara Cannistraci (SportsNet New York, We Stand Comedy), Mat Levy (VH1, Gotham Comedy Club), Scott Sharp (Gotham Comedy Club), Jeff Cerulli (NBC, VH1, MTV), Erik Bransteen (FOX, TimeOut NY), Matt Azark (Cart Talk Podcast), The Gaf West, 401 West 48th Street – Midtown West, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Big Weird Comedy Show w/ Hanna Dickinson (Comedy Central, truTV), Lindsay Boling (Rooftop Comedy), Ryan Donahue (Jimmy Kimmel Live), Tyler Fischer (America’s Got Talent), Brendan Eyre (Late Night with Seth Meyers), Monroe Martin III (The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon), Secret Loft, 14th Street and 6th Ave – Greenwich Village, 8pm, $5 – $12.

Grin and Barrett Comedy w/ Adrienne Iapaluccci (Just for Laughs, Last Comic Standing), Monroe Martin (Comedy Central, Jimmy Fallon), Jaye McBride (NBC Stand Up for Diversity), Liz Barrett (Laughs on Fox), Atheer Yacoub (The Breakdown with Mehdi Barakchian), Fredric Goldstein (Model and The Mensch Podcast), Dan Abraham (Gotham Comedy Club), Hosted by Gianmarco Soresi (Last OG), Beauty Bar, 231 East 14th Street – Gramercy Park, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.



Stonewall, Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 3 Clarkson Street – Greenwich Village, 8pm, Free.

The Shape of Water, Richard Rodgers Amphitheater in Marcus Garvey Park – Harlem, 8pm, Free.

Moana, Westbourne Playground, Mott Avenue and Bay 25th Street – Queens, 8pm, Free.

Zootopia, Hallet’s Cove, 31-10 Vernon Blvd – Queens, 8pm, Free.

West Side Story, Greenbelt Recreation Center in Blood Root Valley, 501 Brielle Avenue – Staten Island, 8:30pm, Free.

Transformers: The Last Knight, Lozada Playground – Bronx, 8:30pm, Free.



Morning Fitness, Fort Tryon Park – Inwood, Every Tuesday and Thursday until Dec. 31, 7:30am – 8:30am, Free.

Bryant Park Tai Chi, Fountain Terrace – Bryant Park, Every Tuesday and Thursday until Sept. 27, 7:30am – 8:30am, Free.

Free Yoga at Washington Square Park, Garibaldi Plaza in Washington Square Park, Every Wednesday and Thursday until Sept. 12, 8:30am – 9:30am, Free.

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition – 1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project, Arsenal in Central Park, Every weekday until June 14, 9am – 5pm. Free.

Fitness Walk, Fort Totten Front Gate in Fort Totten Park, Totten Road and Cross Island Parkway – Queens, Every Tuesday and Thursday until Nov. 1, 9am – 10am, Free.

Tour the Battery, Netherland Monument in The Battery, Every Thursday until Oct. 25, 1pm – 2pm, Free.

Bryant Park Yoga, Bryant Park Lawn, Every Thursday until Sept. 20, 6pm – 7pm, Free.

Capoeira Class, Lawn east of Memorial Grove in Van Cortlandt Park – Bronx, Every Thursday until June 28, 6:30pm – 8pm, Free.

Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Flow, Lawn at 74th Street in Riverside Park South, Every Thursday until Oct. 25, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Free.

Yoga in the Park, East River Picnic Area in Randall’s Island Park, Every Thursday until Sept. 13, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Free.

Free Waterfront Yoga, Hunter’s Point South Park – Queens, Every Tuesday and Thursday until Sept. 20, 7pm – 8pm, Free.


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