Around NYC Today (6/22) Coney Island Fireworks, Skate Night, Bebe Rexha

THINGS TO DO

Coney Island Friday Night Fireworks, Between West 10th Street and West 15th Street in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk – Brooklyn, 9:30pm – 10pm

Coney Island’s Friday Night Firework Series is back for the summer. For the best views, find a spot anywhere in the Amusement District down to the beach and boardwalk. Free.

Contemporary Dance, Bryant Park Lawn in Bryant Park, 6pm – 8pm

Join this weekly contemporary dance series with artists showcasing exhilarating works. Curated by Tiffany Rea-Fisher. Featuring Graham 2, Eryc Taylor Dance, AThomasProject, and Harlem School of the Arts. Free.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Carroll Park – Brooklyn, 7:30pm – 10pm

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM imagines New Yorkers – the buskers, the lovers, the neighbors, the leaders – as the wild and magical spirits of Shakespeare’s classic comedy. Free.

Skate Night, Stanley Isaacs Playground, Between East 95th Street and East 96 Street and 1st Ave – UES, 5pm – 9pm

Join a fun skate night at the park. Dance and enjoy an outdoor roller skating night with a live DJ. Skates will be provided. Free.

Silent Disco, Red Hook Park in Red Hook Recreation Area – Brooklyn, 7pm – 10pm

Sshhhh! 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.

Stargazing on the Waterfront, Hunter’s Point South Park – Queens, 8pm – 10pm

Come see the stars and moon with the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York. Telescopes are set up just west of the oval along the waterfront and AAA members provide instruction on how to identify objects in the sky. Free.

 

MUSIC

Bebe Rexha (GMA 2018 Summer Concert Series), Rumsey Playfield – Central Park, 7am, Free.

Adam Masterson, Radiant Reveries, The Robin Electric, Song Sung, Bowery Electric, 327 Bowery – LES, 7pm, $10.

Strangers on the Internet, Black Gold Buffalo, The Foxfires, Jenny Judge, The Delancey, 168 Delancey St – LES, 6:30pm, $8 – $10.

Robert Glasper, Terrace Martin, Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah, Derrick Hodge, Justin Tyson, Taylor McFerrin, Paul Beaubrun, Prospect Park Bandshell, 9th Street & Prospect Park West – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, Free.

The Dirty Nil, High Waisted, Berlin, 25 Avenue A – East Village, 8pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Bootleg Comedy w/ Chanel Ali (MTV’s Girl Code), Daniel Perafan (Caroline’s on Broadway), Silvia Saige (HBO, Showtime, Comedy Store), Kandyce August (Baltimore Comedy Factory), Dave Merheje (Just For Laughs Festival), Gordon Baker-Bone (AXS TV’s Gotham Comedy Live), Karma, 51 1st Avenue – East Village, 7pm, Free.

 

FILM

The Art of the Score, Fort Greene Park – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, Free.

Back to the Future, John Golden Parking Lot in John Golden Park, 215th Place and 33rd Avenue – Queens, 7:30pm, Free.

Pushing Hands, Columbus Park – LES, 8pm, Free.

Back to the Future, John Golden Parking Lot in John Golden Park, 215th Place and 33rd Avenue – Queens, 8pm, Free.

Despicable Me 3, Phil “Scooter” Rizzuto Park – Queens, 8pm, Free.

Yogi Bear, Faber Park Entrance in Faber Pool and Park, Richmond Terrace and Faber Street – Staten Island, 8:30pm, Free.

The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie: Sponge Out of Water, Nelson Avenue and Tennyson Drive in Seaside Wildlife Nature Park – Staten Island, 8:30pm, Free.

La Bûche (1999), WNYC Transmitter Park – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free.

Lego Batman Movie, Owen F. Dolen Park – Bronx, 8:30pm, Free.

Wonder Woman, Field 42 in Randall’s Island Park, 8:40pm, Free.

 

ONGOING

Introduction to Meditation, Pats Lawn in Inwood Hill Park, W. 218th St. & Indian Road, Every Monday and Friday until Aug. 31, 7am – 7:45am, Free.

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: A Collective Utterance – Naima Green, Arsenal in Central Park, 830 Fifth Avenue, Every weekday until Aug. 30, 9am – 5pm, Free.

Yoga, Hockey Rink in Little Bay Park – Queens, Every Friday until June 29, 10am – 11am, Free.

 

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