THINGS TO DO
Summer Streets, Various locations, 7am – 1pm
On the first three Saturdays in August between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., nearly seven miles of New York City’s streets are open to the public to play, run, walk, and bike. Enjoy live performances, zip-lining, adaptive basketball games, free fitness classes with Shape Up NYC, art and science workshops, and more along the route from City Hall Park to Central Park. Free.
Roller Jam and Silent Disco, Roller Hockey Rink in Pelham Bay Park – Bronx, 1pm – 9pm
Join a boogie-down Roller Jam, featuring food trucks, music, and fun activities, followed by an evening of dancing. Roller Jam features music from Uptown Vinyl with two sessions from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. After 6:00 p.m., grab a pair of headphones and tune into our Silent Disco DJ spinning your favorite tunes. Choose your favorite songs from Top 40 hit and the ’80s to Hip Hop and R&B. Bring your own skates or rent skates for free! Roller skates are first come, first served for each session. Free.
2018 Jazz Festival, Morris-Jumel Mansion in Roger Morris Park, 65 Jumel Terrace – Washington Heights, 2pm – 6pm
Enjoy two days of classic jazz, brought to you by local icon Marjorie Eliot. Free.
Dance at Socrates, Socrates Sculpture Park – Queens, 4pm – 5:30pm
Norte Maar’s Dance at Socrates returns for its 6th season, bringing dancers and their companies to a main stage set on the East River waterfront. Free.
Emerging Music Festival, Bryant Park Stage in Bryant Park, 5pm – 10pm
Emerging Music Festival returns for its fourth year with rising New York-based bands performing on one of the biggest stages of their young careers. Thousands of music lovers pack the Bryant Park lawn for the city’s best new music, including indie rock, soul, R&B, singer-songwriter, and more. Between sets attendees can play giant lawn games, learn to juggle, and purchase food and beverages from local vendors. Free.
Hudson River Park Blues BBQ, Pier 97, Hudson River Park, Enter at 59th Street, Aug. 18 (Sat.), 2pm – 9pm
Join local pit powerhouses like Brother Jimmy’s, Dinosaur Bar-B-Que Mighty Quinn’s, and Pig Beach fire up their smokers while you take in live blues and roots performances. Featuring music by Vieux Farka Toure, Dawn Tyler Watson, Welch-Ledbetter Connection, etc. Free. RSVP.
The Closehigh, Descendent, Trickpapi, H0L0, 1090 Wyckoff Ave – Queens, 3pm, $10.
Miwa Gemini, Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3, 185 Orchard St – LES, 7pm, $10.
Nat Brower, Ereptile Destruction, Are They Yes They Are, DJ Paul Major, Rippers, 8601 Shore Front Pkwy – Rockaway Beach, 7pm, Free.
Best Exes, Eleanor Fish, Cherch, Privacy Issues, Alphaville, 140 Wilson Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.
Isa Flowers (of Beechwood), Density, Phil Gammage (solo), Coney Island Baby, 169 Avenue A – East Village, 8pm, $10.
Soren Bryce, Laszlo, Skuwid, Cyborg GF, Jimbo Flex, Arnav, H0L0, 1090 Wyckoff Ave – Queens, 8pm, $5.
Gobbinjr, Rue, Thelma, Debbie, Trans-Pecos, 915 Wyckoff Ave – Queens, 8:30pm, $10.
Devlin & The Details, Pale Joyride, The Sockettes, Baby’s All Right, 146 Broadway – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.
Bomb Shelter Comedy w/ Katie Hannigan (Late Show with Stephen Colbert), Krishna Reddy (TBS, MTV), Mike Albanese (BET, Suite Buddies Podcast), Jesse Jones (MTV, Cape Fear Comedy Festival), TJ Del Reno (Daily Show, MTV), Jeff Cerulli (NBC, VH1, MTV), Erik Bransteen (FOX, TimeOut NY), Matt Azark (Cart Talk Podcast), The Gaf West, 401 West 48th St – Midtown, 9pm, Free, RSVP.
Panomundo, East 43rd Street Community Garden, 1087 East 43 Street – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free.
Wonder Woman, Marx Brothers Playground, 2 Ave, E 96 To E 97 Sts – UES, 8pm, Free.
Black Panther, Roy Wilkins Recreation Center, 177th Street and Baisley Boulevard – Queens, 8pm, Free.
Despicable Me 3, Marc and Jason’s Playground – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free.
The Emoji Movie, De Matti Playground in De Matti Park – Staten Island, 8:15pm, Free.
Rampage, Willowbrook Park Archery Range in Willowbrook Park – Staten Island, 8:15pm, Free.
Coco, Mullaly Park – Bronx, 8:30pm, Free.
Open Garden Days: Alice’s Garden at the H.H. Biddle House, H.H. Biddle House in Conference House Park, 70 Satterlee Street – Staten Island, Every day until Dec. 31, 7am – 7pm, Free.
East New York Farmer’s Market, Schneck Ave & New Lots Ave – Brooklyn, Every Saturday until Nov. 24, 9am – 3pm, Free.
Farmer’s Market, Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park, 5816 Clarendon Road – Brooklyn, Every Saturday until Nov. 3, 11am – 3pm, Free.
Vinyasa Yoga, Socrates Sculpture Park – Queens, Every Saturday until Sept. 16, 11am – 12pm, Free.
Capoeira for Beginners, Socrates Sculpture Park – Queens, Every Saturday until Sept. 15, 1pm – 2pm, Free.
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