Around NYC Today (6/30) Queensboro Dance Festival, Rockaway Beach Fair

THINGS TO DO

Immigrant Stories Screening Series, H.H. Biddle House in Conference House Park, 70 Satterlee Street – Staten Island, 1pm – 3pm

New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) presents the Women Filmmakers: Immigrant Stories Screening Series — a free screening series of work by women filmmakers focusing on the immigrant experience throughout New York City. Free.

Rockaway Beach Super Boardwalk Street Fair, Beach 86th Street and Shorefront Parkway in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk – Queens, 10am – 6pm

Craft and gift vendors will be selling handmade and handpicked items. Free.

Opening Weekend: River Rising/Sube el Rio Exhibition, Starlight Park Oval Lawn in Starlight Park – Bronx, 12pm – 10pm

Come out to Starlight Park for the opening of the outdoor exhibition River Rising/Sube el Rio: An Exposition of Science, Art and Technology. The Bronx River Art Center will present eight large-scale public art sculptures that will stand as modern pavillions. The sculptures artistically recreate the 1918 Bronx International Exposition of Science, Arts and Industries. Free.

Classical Music on the Back Porch with Listen Closely, Dyckman Farmhouse Museum in Dyckman House Museum, 4881 Broadway at 204th Street – Inwood, 5pm – 7pm

A String Quartet of all local artists will share diverse music from cultural storytelling songs to modern arrangements. Listen Closely is a growing coalition of musicians dedicated to sharing chamber music. Free.

PASS: Harsh Digital Two-Second Silence, Building G | G 201 Dance Studio in Snug Harbor Cultural Center – Staten Island, 5pm – 7:30pm

PASS: Harsh Digital Two-Second Silence is an improvised performance by artist Tess Dworman that utilizes movement, acting, and sound. This work-in-development is being commissioned by the Chocolate Factory Theater and will be presented there in 2019. $10.

Queensboro Dance Festival, Beach 17th Street and Boardwalk in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk – Queens, 6pm – 7:30pm

The Queensboro Dance Festival is an annual 6-month tour of performances and community dance activities featuring dance companies all from Queens. Free.

Hudson Warehouse Presents the Classics: Romeo and Juliet, Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument in Riverside Park, West 89th Street and Riverside Drive – UWS, 6:30pm – 9pm

Hudson Warehouse Kicks off their 15th anniversary season with the most famous love story of all time, Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, starring company members Patrick Harman and Patrina Caruana, directed by Nicholas Martin-Smith. Free.

Queens Night Market, New York Hall of Science, Flushing Meadows Corona Park – Queens, 6pm – 11:59pm

Take full advantage of the $5 price cap on food — only a handful of dishes will be selling at $6. Performers on the lineup include DJ Bengey, Walker Adams, Ritchie Loves Yo-yos. Vendors include Percy’s Jerk Hut, Theobucket Vinatage and DiLena’s Dolcini. 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.

 

MUSIC

Andrew Thomas Huang, 29 Norman Ave – Brooklyn, 1pm, Free.

ABC No Rio, Sick Shit, Vantablack, Armpits, Vasoconstriction, Snubbed, Brooklyn Bazaar (cellar), 150 Greenpoint Ave, 3pm, $8 – $12.

Will Rawls, ISSUE Project Room, 22 Boerum Place – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

djFRITZo, So Called People, Twiga, Tallies, Overlord, Flirt Club, Pianos – Showroom, 158 Ludlow Street – LES, 7pm, $10.

The Carvels NYC, DJ AJXO, Riis Park Beach Bazaar, 16702 Rockaway Beach Blvd – Queens, 1pm, Free.

Animal Flag, The Obsessives, Hard Pass, Rubulad – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Hyphoria, Nídia, Umfang, Secret Project Robot, 1186 Broadway – Brooklyn, 10pm, $10.

June Gloom, Water From Your Eyes, Slight, Tilted Planet, The Glove – Brooklyn, 9pm, $8.

Morrisania Band Project, Klasiq, Leader J, EZ Soul Band, Unity Park in Rev Lena Irons Unity Park – Bronx, 3pm, Free.

 

COMEDY

Camouflage: A Comedy Show w/ Joe Pera (Joe Pera Talks With You Adult Swim), Adrienne Iapalluci (Letterman, Last Comic Standing), Myq Kaplan (Comedy Central Presents, Letterman, Conan, Last Comic Standing), Negin Farsad (Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me NPR, High MaintenanceHBO), Dewayne Perkins (The Break with Michelle Wolf Netflix, Wild N Out MTV), Joyelle Johnson (Seth Meyers, Night Train with Wyatt Cenac), Martin Urbano (Jimmy Kimmel Live), GAMBA Forest Gallery, 19 Division Place – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $5 – $10.

 

FILM

Wonder Woman, Dongan Lawn in Fort Tryon Park, Broadway and Dongan Place – Inwood, 8pm, Free.

An American Tail, Rory Staunton Field, 79th Street and 34th Avenue – Queens, 8pm, Free.

Black Panther, Macombs Dam Park – Bronx, 8:30pm, Free.

A League of Their Own, Schmul Park – Staten Island, 8:30pm, Free.

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Broadway and Wayne Street in CPL. Thompson Park – Staten Island, 8:30pm, Free.

Black Panther, Parkside Playground – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free.

Black Panther, Scarangella Park – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free.

 

ONGOING

Farmer’s Market, Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park, 5816 Clarendon Road – Brooklyn, Every Saturday until Nov. 3, 11am – 3pm, Free.

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.

 

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