THINGS TO DO
Bobcat Goldthwait’s Misfits & Monsters, SVA Theatre, 333 West 23rd Street – Chelsea, 7:30pm – 9pm
Comedian and writer-director Bobcat Goldthwait brings his twisted imagination to television in truTV’s new comedic anthology series. The episode screening will be followed by a conversation with Bobcat Goldthwait and guest stars Dave Foley and David Koechner, moderated by Ophira Eisenberg (NPR’s “Ask Me Another”). Free. RSVP.
Animation Nights New York, The Gutter, 200 N 14th St – Brooklyn, 8pm – 10pm
Animation Nights New York is a curated monthly screening of Animated Short films from all around the world. Beer and wine are on offer. Free. RSVP.
Bryant Park Graphic Novel BookClub: Superman, Reading Room in Bryant Park, 12:30pm – 1:45pm
Join fellow enthusiasts and expert facilitators to discuss graphic novels. Stop by the Bryant Park Reading Room and get your free book for the discussion, available while supply lasts. This week is Superman from DC Comics. Hosted by Kelly Coyle-Crivelli of Penguin Random House. Free.
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.
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.
Antigone, Richard Rodgers Amphitheater in Marcus Garvey Park – Harlem, 8:30pm – 9:40pm
Classical Theatre of Harlem’s Antigone is an Afropunk inspired work featuring a defiant woman who challenges patriarchal society. 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.
Bryant Park Poetry: Whiting Foundation Poetry Awards, 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 Whiting Foundation Poetry Awards. Featuring poets Terrance Hayes, Jenny Johnson, Rickey Laurentiis, and Sharon Dolin. 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.
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.
Dumb, Washer, Fern Mayo, Mercury Lounge, 217 E Houston St – LES, 9:30pm, $10.
Damn Jackals, Desert Sharks, True Dreams, Our Wicked Lady, 153 Morgan Ave – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $10.
The Convalescence, Forces, Alukah, Saint Vitus, 1120 Manhattan Avenue – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.
Tidal Channel, Shutaro Noguchi, Daily Therapy, Cowboy Turns, The Glove – Brooklyn, 9pm, $10.
Crazy Pills, D’NT, Little Hustle, Power Pose, Union Pool, 484 Union Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.
Kaleidoscope, Μάτι, Labor, Decisions, The Bills, Brooklyn Bazaar, 150 Greenpoint Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.
SREYM HCTIM, KAMEHAMEHA, THE WILDEST SMILING FACES, D.TREUT, H0L0, 1090 Wyckoff Ave – Queens, 7pm, $7 – $10.
Daryl Sherman, Upper Terrace in Bryant Park, 12:30pm, Free.
Grandbaby Comedy w/ Carly Ballerini (Laugh Factory Chicago), Sarah Squirm (Helltrap Nightmare), Pedro Gonzalez (Stand-Up NBC Semi-Finalist), Ali Macofsky (Kill Tony), 55 McGuinness Boulevard South – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.
Laundry Night Comedy w/ Mark Normand (Conan, Comedy Central), Jamie Loftus (Comedy Central, Paste Magazine), Tom Russell (Atlanta), Liz Miele (Comedy Central, NPR), The Bitter End, 147 Bleecker Street – Greenwich Village, 11pm, Free, RSVP.
Coco, Grover Cleveland Park in Grover Cleveland Playground – Queens, 8pm, Free.
Beasts of the Southern Wild, Blake Hobbs Playground, East 102nd St and 2nd Ave – UES, 8pm, Free.
Creed, Valentino Pier – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free.
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Canarsie Park – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free.
The Sandlot, Neal Dow Street and North Avenue in Northerleigh Park – Staten Island, 8:30pm, Free.
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.
Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour, Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street – Midtown, 11am – 12pm, 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 25, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Free.
Riverside HIIT, Terrace at 108th Street in Riverside Park, Every Tuesday until Oct. 30, 6:30pm – 7:15pm, 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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