Around NYC Today (8/3) Press Play Fair, #TotallyPublicKaraoke, Against Me!

THINGS TO DO

New York Euripides Summer Festival Presents ‘Suppliants,’ The East River Park Amphitheater in John V. Lindsay East River Park – LES, 6pm – 7:30pm

Enjoy a fully-staged production of Suppliants by the American Thymele Theatre. Suppliants follows widows and children of war victims who go to Eleusis, near Athens, to seek justice and permission to bury their dead heroes. Free.

The Winter’s Tale – South Brooklyn Shakepeare, Washington Park Field in J.J. Byrne Playground – Brooklyn, 8pm – 10pm

Bring a blanket and join the fourth annual summer performances by the South Brooklyn Shakespeare at Washington Park Field. Directed by Elizabeth Sutton-Stone. Free.

#TotallyPublicKaraoke, Pier I in Riverside Park South, West 70th Street – UWS, 6pm – 10pm

Amaze the crowd when you rock the mic at #TotallyPublicKaraoke nights. Bring your friends, your voice, and your courage. Note that sign-ups are required and close between 8:30pm and 9pm depending on attendance. Free.

Herald Square Reading Room, Herald Square, 10am – 5:30pm

Enjoy free use of newspapers and magazines at outdoor Reading Rooms. Located both in Herald Square Park and Park East at One Penn Plaza, Reading Rooms are staffed with a coordinator for recommendations. Free.

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.

 

MUSIC

Press Play Fair w/ Harmony Tividad (Girlpool), Ellen Kempner (Palehound), Maia Friedman (Dirty Projectors / Uni Ika Ai), Renata Zeiguer, Opal Hoyt (Zenizen) & Zoe Brecher (SAD13), Pioneer Works, 159 Pioneer Street – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10 suggested donation.

Yoke Lore, Rough Trade, 64 North 9th Street – Brooklyn, 5pm, Free.

AGAINST ME!, Cherry Glazerr, Taking Meds, House of Vans, 25 Franklin St – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free.

Grosser (Album Release), Hotel, Mouse Sucks, Jay Prob, Alphaville, 140 Wilson Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Peter Wolf Super Soul Banned, Damrosch Park, Amsterdam Ave. and W. 62 St – UWS, Aug. 3 (Fri.), 7:30pm, Free.

Blueprint, Eve Minor, Picasso Sight, Azomali, Love is a Fist, Pianos, 158 Ludlow Street – LES, 7pm, $10.

L.O.T.I.O.N., Bookworms, Deli Girls, Rubber, Saint Vitus, 1120 Manhattan Ave – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Isaac ben Ayala, Upper Terrace in Bryant Park, 12:30pm, Free.

 

COMEDY

Speak American: A Comedy Show w/ Tom Thakkar (CONAN), Gobran Saleem, Marie Faustin, Fumi Abe & Kwasi Mensah, Hosted by Noa Osheroff and Isabel Hagen, Friends and Lovers, 641 Classon Ave – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Mike Drucker (Writer for Full Frontal with Samantha Bee), Josh Homer (Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham), Justin Herman (Writer for Comedy Central), Sachin Bansal (New York Comedy Club), Eugene Barnes (Carolines on Broadway), Vanetta Schoefield (Keith and the Girl Podcast), O.P.P.A., 162 West 4th St – West Village, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

Justice League, Golden Pond in Crocheron Park – Queens, 7:30pm, Free.

Guardians of the Galaxy 2, WNYC Transmitter Park – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free.

A Wrinkle in Time, Clove Lakes Park Parkhouse in Clove Lakes Park, Clove Road and Cheshire Place – Staten Island, 8:30pm, 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.

 

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Around NYC Today (8/2) NY Euripides Summer Festival, The Winter’s Tale

THINGS TO DO

New York Euripides Summer Festival Presents ‘Suppliants,’ The East River Park Amphitheater in John V. Lindsay East River Park – LES, 6pm – 7:30pm

Enjoy a fully-staged production of Suppliants by the American Thymele Theatre. Suppliants follows widows and children of war victims who go to Eleusis, near Athens, to seek justice and permission to bury their dead heroes. Free.

Shakespeare in the Park: All’s Well That Ends Well, 35th Avenue and Cross Island Parkway in Crocheron Park – Queens, 7pm – 10:15pm

Having restored the King’s health with a miraculous potion, Helena asks for nothing in return but to wed her heart’s love, Count Bertram. When the Count arrogantly refuses to marry beneath his class and flees from both king and bride to the nearest war, Shakespeare’s courageous heroine stops at nothing to bring him home. Free.

The Winter’s Tale – South Brooklyn Shakepeare, Washington Park Field in J.J. Byrne Playground – Brooklyn, 8pm – 10pm

Bring a blanket and join the fourth annual summer performances by the South Brooklyn Shakespeare at Washington Park Field. Directed by Elizabeth Sutton-Stone. Free.

Historic Richmond Town’s Summer Eats, Historic Richmond Town, 441 Clarke Avenue – Staten Island, 5pm – 10pm

Enjoy a summer night with free admission to the beautiful grounds of Staten Island’s historic village.  Featuring a weekly rotating theme of food trucks, music, photo booths, games, entertainment and Egger’s Homemade Ice Cream. Free.

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

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

Herald Square Reading Room, Herald Square, 10am – 5:30pm

Enjoy free use of newspapers and magazines at outdoor Reading Rooms. Located both in Herald Square Park and Park East at One Penn Plaza, Reading Rooms are staffed with a coordinator for recommendations. Free.

 

MUSIC

The Perfect Man, Elevator Party, The Cicadas, Alphaville, 140 Wilson Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Toast, Harry Teardrop, Baby’s All Right, 146 Broadway – Brooklyn, 11pm, $8 – $10.

Dauwd, Sophia Saze, Good Room, 98 Meserole Ave – Brooklyn, 10pm, $10.

Balloon Monument, Swollen Organs, Octonomy, Beton Tage, Mike Sidnam, H0L0, 1090 Wyckoff Ave – Queens, 8pm, $7.

OSHUN, The Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53rd St – Midtown, Aug. 2 (Thurs.), 5:30pm, Free with museum admission.

Bargain The Who Tribute, Astoria Park Lawn in Astoria Park, Shore Boulevard between the Hell Gate Bridge and the pool – Queens, 7:30pm, Free.

 

COMEDY

Amanda: A Comedy Show w/ Jared Bronen, Maggie Lalley, Kevin Iso, Ethan SP, Hattie Jean Hayes, Damian Holmes, James Nichols, Von, 3 Bleecker Street – Greenwich Village, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

Comedy Ugly w/ Abby Washuta, Chewy May, Jimmy HVD, Laura High, Zachary Teague, VSPOT Organic, 12 Saint Marks Place – East Village, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, North Plaza in Union Square Park, 6:30pm, Free.

Black Panther, Sherman Creek Peninsula in Sherman Creek – Inwood, 7pm, Free.

Jaws, Rockaway Beach 121st Street and Ocean Promenade, 121st Street and Ocean Promenade – Queens, 8pm, Free.

Thor: Ragnarok, Herbert Von King Park – Brooklyn, 8:15pm, Free.

Justice League, Lawn at 173rd Street and Amsterdam Avenue in Highbridge Park – Washington Heights, 8:30pm, Free.

Mission Impossible, Willowbrook Park Archery Range in Willowbrook Park, Richmond Ave. and Eton Pl. – Staten Island, 8:30pm, Free.

 

ONGOING

Morning Fitness, Heather Garden in 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.

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

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

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

Bryant Park Yoga, Upper Terrace in Bryant Park, Every Tuesday until Sept. 20, 6pm – 7pm, Free.

Free Yoga Class, Morris-Jumel Mansion in Roger Morris Park, 65 Jumel Terrace – Washington Heights, Every Thursday until Aug. 30, 6pm – 7pm, Free.

Yoga Flow, Lawn at 74th Street in Riverside Park South – UWS, 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.

Waterfront Yoga, Hunter’s Point South Park – Queens, 7pm, Free.

Prospect Park Yoga, Long Meadow North in Prospect Park – Brooklyn, Every Thursday until Aug. 30, 7pm – 8pm, Free.

Zumba Under The Stars with Lisa G aka RockawayZumbaWay, Beach 108th Street Roller Rink in Rockaway Beach Boardwalk – Queens, Every Thursday until Aug. 30, 7:30pm – 9pm, Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (8/1) NPR Music’s Turning the Tables, The Winter’s Tale

THINGS TO DO

NPR Music’s Turning the Tables Live: 21st-Century Edition, Damrosch Park, Amsterdam Ave. and W. 62 St  – UWS, Aug. 1 (Wed.), 7:30pm

Music and conversation featuring Carly Rae Jepsen, Jamila Woods, Mitski, Phoebe Bridgers and I’m With Her (Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz, and Aoife O’Donovan). Moderated by Ann Powers. Free.

The Winter’s Tale – South Brooklyn Shakepeare, Washington Park Field in J.J. Byrne Playground – Brooklyn, 8pm – 10pm

Bring a blanket and join the fourth annual summer performances by the South Brooklyn Shakespeare at Washington Park Field. Directed by Elizabeth Sutton-Stone. Free.

West Side Story (1961) / Skyline Salsa Band, Long Meadow North in Prospect Park – Brooklyn, 7pm – 11pm

In this updated adaptation of Romeo and Juliet, Tony and Maria fall in love in 1950s New York. Inspired by the vibrant score and soundtrack, Skyline Salsa Band will play salsa numbers before the screening. Free.

Carnegie Hall Citywide Concert, Bryant Park Stage in Bryant Park, 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Carnegie Hall offers five free concerts featuring outstanding classical, blues, Latin, gospel, and world music artists. This week’s event features Locos Por Juana. Free.

Dance Away the Night: Salsa with Piel Canela Dance, South Beach Gazebo in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach – Staten Island, 6pm – 8pm

Dance to the sounds of DJ Cocotaso as he spins salsa, merengue, bachata. Featuring lessons and performances by the Piel Canela Dance School. Free.

Historic Richmond Town’s Cruise Night, Historic Richmond Town, 441 Clarke Avenue – Staten Island, 5:30pm – 9pm

Have dinner at the Cheech A’ Cini’s food truck, walk the grounds and see the classic cars of a bygone era from Staten Island’s best car clubs. Free.

Herald Square Reading Room, Herald Square, 10am – 5:30pm

Enjoy free use of newspapers and magazines at outdoor Reading Rooms. Located both in Herald Square Park and Park East at One Penn Plaza, Reading Rooms are staffed with a coordinator for recommendations. Free.

 

MUSIC

ARTHUR, Sean Henry, Berlin – NYC, 25 Avenue A – East Village, 8pm, $10.

The Ominous Circle, SCORCHED, Saint Vitus, 1120 Manhattan Ave – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Kontravoid, Void Vision, Xerox, DJ Pieter Schoolwerth, Saint Vitus, 1120 Manhattan Ave – Brooklyn, 11pm, $10.

Michael Foster, Nate Wooley, Brandon Lopez, Ben Bennett, Isolde Touch, Yureka Cash, Luke Stewart, Miriam Parker, The Glove – Brooklyn, 9pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

The Fancy Show w/ Andy Haynes (Comedy Central), Carolyn Castiglia (Right Now! with Carolyn Castiglia), Sam Taggart (Brooklyn Mag’s 50 Funniest), Jatty Robinson (New York Comedy Festival), Sean Patton (Showtime’s Live from SXSW), Hosted by Michael Joyce, The Douglass, 149 4th Ave – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free.

F*ck it! We’ll do it live! Comedy w/ Mackenzie Graves (New York Comedy Club), Katharyn Henson (Broadway Comedy Club), Joe Rumrill (Caroline’s on Broadway), Amy Zimmer (The Special Without Brett Davis), Joe Pera (Adult Swim’s Joe Pera Talks With You), Tommy Macnamara (Caroline’s on Broadway), Music by Christian Cepeda (Vigilance Committee), Tender Trap, 66 Greenpoint Ave – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

Coco, Pier I in Riverside Park South, West 70th Street – UWS, 7pm, Free.

Loveling, Socrates Sculpture Park – Queens, 7pm, Free.

Black Panther, Unisphere in Flushing Meadows Corona Park – Queens, 8pm, Free.

Black Panther, Brower Park, Prospect Place & Kingston Avenue – Brooklyn, 8:15pm, Free.

Gifted, De Witt Clinton Park – Hell’s Kitchen, 8:30pm, Free.

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, Hudson River Park’s Pier 63, 8:30pm, Free.

The King and I, Greenbelt Recreation Center in Blood Root Valley, 501 Brielle Ave – Staten Island, 8:30pm, Free.

 

ONGOING

Sunrise Tai Chi, Linden Terrace in Fort Tryon Park – Inwood, Every Wednesday until Aug. 29, 6:30am – 7:30am, 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: A Collective Utterance – Naima Green, Arsenal in Central Park, 830 Fifth Avenue – UES, Every weekday until Aug. 30, 9am – 5pm, Free.

Drawing at the Conference House, Conference House Museum in Conference House Park, 298 Satterlee Street – Staten Island, Every Wednesday until Aug. 1, 10am – 12pm, Free.

Family Yoga, Pats Lawn in Inwood Hill Park, W. 218th St. & Indian Road – Inwood, Every Wednesday until Aug. 29, 5:30pm – 6:15pm, Free.

Yoga Evening Salute to the Sun, The Plaza at 66th Street in Riverside Park South – UWS, Every Wednesday until Sept. 26, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Free.

Fitness Boot Camp, Hudson Park Fountains in Hudson Park, Between West 34th and West 35th Streets and 10th Avenue and 11th Avenue – Hudson Yards, Every Wednesday until Sept. 26, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Free.

Yoga, Swindler Cove in Sherman Creek – Inwood, Every Wednesday until Aug. 29, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Free.

Sunset Yoga, Abby’s Lawn in Fort Tryon Park – Inwood, Every Wednesday until Aug. 29, 6:45pm – 8pm, Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (7/31) Sunset Salsa, Stevie Comedy, Star Wars Trivia, Rips

THINGS TO DO

Star Wars Trivia, Joshua Tree, 513 3rd Avenue – Murray Hill, 8pm – 9:30pm

Prepare yourself for FIVE unique and challenging rounds rounds on the X-wing, droids and Wookiees. Questions will cover Episodes 1-7, Rouge One and The Last Jedi. Free. RSVP.

Strictly Tango at Washington Square Park, Holley Plaza in Washington Square Park, 6pm – 8pm

Put on your dancing shoes and learn with Strictly Tango NYC Dance School. They bring you “the authentic Buenos Aires Tango feeling.” Come with your partner, your friends or come by yourself and find a new dancing partner. In case of rain, the event will be cancelled. Free.

Bryant Park Graphic Novel BookClub: ‘Soupy Leaves Home,’ Reading Room in Bryant Park, 12:30pm – 1:45pm

Join fellow enthusiasts and expert facilitators to discuss graphic novels. Stop by the Reading Room and get your free book for the discussion, available while supply lasts. This week’s book is Soupy Leaves Home. Hosted by Kelly Coyle-Crivelli of Penguin Random House. Free.

Stargazing, The High Line at 14th Street – Chelsea, 6:45pm – 9:30pm

Head to the High Line for a walk along the park and a chance to take a closer look at the stars. Peer through high-powered telescopes provided by members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York to see rare celestial sights. Free.

Sunset Salsa, Pier 45 at Hudson River Park, Hudson River Greenway, 6:30pm – 9pm

Every Tuesday, Hudson River Park hosts a Salsa dancing night with some of NYC’s best DJs. Beginner Salsa dance lessons from 6:30pm – 7:15pm followed by a dance party. Free. RSVP.

Bryant Park Poetry: Sibling Rivalry Press, Reading Room in Bryant Park, 7pm – 8:30pm

Join the Bryant Park Reading Room Poetry Series. This week’s program is produced in partnership with Sibling Rivalry Press. Featuring poets Sarah Browning, Philip F. Clark, Luther Hughes, H. Melt, Joseph Osmundson, Seth Pennington, and Bushra Rehman. Free.

Bryant Park Knitting Class, Upper Terrace in Bryant Park, 1:30pm – 3pm

Swing by for free instruction from yarn store Knitty City, and knit with fellow enthusiasts. Yarn and needles provided. Classes are weather permitting. Free.

Herald Square Reading Room, Herald Square, 10am – 5:30pm

Enjoy free use of newspapers and magazines at outdoor Reading Rooms. Located both in Herald Square Park and Park East at One Penn Plaza, Reading Rooms are staffed with a coordinator for recommendations. Free.

 

MUSIC

Sooner, Paper Castles, Jemez, Beth Head, Alphaville, 140 Wilson Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Rips, Hotline TNT, Public Practice, The Glove – Brooklyn, 9pm, $8.

 

COMEDY

Grandbaby Comedy w/ Brandon Garner (New York Comedy Club), Katie Hannigan (The Late Show with Stephen Colbert), Courtney Fearrington (Thug Passion Presents), Zilla Vodnas (Women in Comedy Festival), 55 McGuinness Boulevard South – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Stevie w/ Jo Firestone, Ayo Edebiri, Nora Palka, Dewayne Perkins, Eliza Hurwitz, Milly Tamarez, Our Wicked Lady, 153 Morgan Avenue – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

Coco, Yellowstone Park – Queens, 8pm, Free.

Roadhouse, Valentino Pier – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free.

Justice League, St Nicholas North Playground in St. Nicholas Playground North – Harlem, 8:30pm, Free.

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, Lenevar Avenue and Ionia Avenue in Bloomingdale Park – Staten Island, 8:30pm, Free.

The Lion King, Williamsbridge Oval – Bronx, 8:30pm, Free.

A Wrinkle in Time, Saratoga Square Park in Saratoga Park – Brooklyn, 8:45pm, Free.

 

ONGOING

Morning Fitness, Heather Garden in Fort Tryon Park, Cabrini Boulevard and Fort Washington Avenue – 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.

Tai Chi Class, Garibaldi Plaza in Washington Square Park, Every Tuesday until Sept. 11, 8:30am – 9:30am, 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.

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

Bryant Park Yoga, Upper Terrace in Bryant Park, Every Tuesday until Sept. 18, 10am – 11am, Free.

Yoga, Pats Lawn in Inwood Hill Park, W. 218th St. and Indian Road, Every Tuesday until Aug. 29, 6:30pm – 8pm, Free.

Yoga in the Park, Sunken Meadow Picnic Area in Randall’s Island Park, Every Tuesday until Sept. 11, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Free.

Pilates in the Park, The Plaza at 66th Street in Riverside Park South, Every Tuesday until July 31, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Free.

Riverside HIIT, Terrace at 108th Street in Riverside Park, Every Tuesday until Oct. 30, 6:30pm – 7:15pm, Free.

Shape Up NYC: Zumba Fitness, Beach 17th Street and Seagirt Boulevard in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk – Queens, Every Tuesday until Aug. 14, 7pm – 8pm, Free.

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

Sunset Yoga by the Beach, Beach 102nd Street and Shorefront Parkway – Queens, Every Tuesday until Sept. 4, 7:30pm – 8:30pm, Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (7/30) Skate Kitchen, Side Ponytail Comedy, Butterboy Comedy

THINGS TO DO

Bryant Park Reel Talks: A. O. Scott: ‘Better Living Through Criticism,’ Reading Room in Bryant Park, 12:30pm – 1:45pm

Join thriller novelist and film connoisseur Scott Adlerberg with special guest writers for talks on film, the culture of cinema, and film making. This week, The New York Times film critic A. O. Scott discusses his book Better Living Through Criticism: How to Think About Art, Pleasure, Beauty, and Truth. Free.

West African Dance Class, Pats Lawn in Inwood Hill Park, W. 218th St. & Indian Road, 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Learn the traditional dances unique to West Africa. African dances are largely participatory, with spectators being part of the performance. Free.

Bryant Park Pilates, Fountain Terrace in Bryant Park, 6th Avenue and 41st Street, 7:30am – 8:30am

Head to Bryant Park for a beginner Pilates class, presented by the Pilates Initiative and Return to Life Center. Mats are provided by Balanced Body and are available to the first 30 attendees at each class. Free.

Bryant Park Movie Nights: When Harry Met Sally, Bryant Park Lawn in Bryant Park, 8pm – 10pm

Bring a blanket and sit on the lawn to enjoy great food and a feature film at Bryant Park Movie Nights. The lawn opens at 5:00 p.m., and the film begins at sunset. There will be food items for sale, curated by Hester Street Fair, on the Fountain Terrace. Free.

Herald Square Reading Room, Herald Square, 10am – 5:30pm

Enjoy free use of newspapers and magazines at outdoor Reading Rooms. Located both in Herald Square Park and Park East at One Penn Plaza, Reading Rooms are staffed with a coordinator for recommendations. Free.

 

MUSIC

SUR, Ruby Bones, NEW MYTHS, Bowery Electric, 327 Bowery – LES, 8:30pm, $10.

Data (Album Release), Water From Your Eyes, Sugarlife, Vas Deferens, The Glove – Brooklyn, 9pm, $8.

 

COMEDY

Savage: A Comedy Show w/ Kenice Mobley (This American Life, 2 Dope Queens), Andy Sanford (Conan), Boris Khaykin (Broad City, Vice), Ashley Hamilton (UCB), David Sitrick (Cream City Comedy Festival), Fawkner, 191 Smith St – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Human Bird Comedy w/ Alingon Mitra (Conan, Late Nite), Adam Mamawala (Funny or Die), Emily Winter (TV Land), Vinnie Nardiello (Action Comedy), Drexler’s, 9 Avenue A – East Village, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

Side Ponytail w/ Joe Pera (Joe Pera Talks with You on Adult Swim), Mike Drucker (Writer on Samantha Bee, Fallon, The President Show), Kwasi Mensah (SF SketchFest), Blair Postman (SF SketchFest), Xazmin Garza (Limestone Comedy Festival, SIRIUSXM), Hosted by Julia Shiplett, Friends and Lovers, 641 Classon Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Butterboy w/ Matteo Lane, Ramon Rivas II, Seaton Smith, Shalewa Sharpe, Kate Willett, Loyiso Madinga, Hosted by Jo Firestone, Aparna Nancherla and Maeve Higgins, Littlefield, 635 Sackett St – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

 

FILM

Skate Kitchen (Screening and Q&A) w/ Performance by Jaden Smith, House of Vans, 25 Franklin St – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free.

The Incredibles, Lower Highland Playground in Highland Park, Jamaica Avenue and Elton Street – Queens, 7:30pm, Free.

King Kong (2005), 50 Kent Pop-Up Park in Bushwick Inlet Park – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free.

Moonstruck, Astoria Park Lawn in Astoria Park, Shore Boulevard between the Hell Gate Bridge and the pool – Queens, 8:30pm, 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.

Tour of Gracie Mansion, Gracie Mansion in Carl Schurz Park – Yorkville, Every Monday until Dec. 10, 10am – 10:50; 11am – 11:50am, 5pm – 5:50pm, Free.

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

Sunset Tai Chi, The Conference House in Conference House Park, 7455 Hylan Blvd -Staten Island, Every Monday until Aug. 27, 7:30pm – 8:45pm, Free.

 

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