THINGS TO DO
Rooftop Painting Workshop, Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street – West Village, 6pm – 8pm
Join artist Amy Digi for an outdoor water color painting and monotypes printmaking workshop at sunset. Participants will learn how to paint from observation, plus basics about materials, color mixing and composition. You’ll get to take home your painting. Supplies will be provided. No experience is necessary. Free.
Dance Away the Night with Tango in the Park, Greenbelt Recreation Center in Blood Root Valley, 501 Brielle Ave – Staten Island, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Come spend a special evening with a Taste of Tango. Enjoy tango stories, dance demonstrations, and tango classes! Everyone will learn, dance, and have fun. You don’t need a partner. Taste of Tango is for all levels of ability. Free.
Hudson Warehouse Presents Hamlet, Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument in Riverside Park, West 89th Street and Riverside Drive – UWS, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Watch a new and exciting adaptation of this classical work by Shakespeare directed by and starring George K. Wells. Pay what you want.
Drawing During the Golden Hour, Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St – Queens, 6pm – 8pm
Artists of all levels are invited to experience the “golden hour” light and draw different areas of the Garden in a group setting. Artists from Urban Sketchers will provide guidance and critique for participants in pencil, pastel, and charcoal drawing techniques. All art materials provided. $2 – $6.
For Which It Stands (Art Exhibit Opening), Old Stone House in J.J. Byrne Playground, 336 3rd St – Brooklyn, 7pm – 9pm
For Which it Stands is a contemporary art exhibition offering a fresh take on the flags of the American Revolution and today, including the contradictions inherent in their symbolism. Select artists reinterpret flags associated with the Old Stone House’s history as the site of the 1776 Battle of Brooklyn. Free.
Shakespeare in the Park: All’s Well that End’s Well, Main Park House in Cunningham Park, 196 Street and Union Turnpike – Queens, 8pm – 10pm
Shakespeare’s courageous heroine will stop at nothing to bring Bertram home. Meanwhile, Bertram’s friends hilariously unmask the swashbuckling braggart Parolles. 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.
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.
PopGun 10 Year Anniversary Party w/ TOMI, Public Practice, Elsewhere (Rooftop), 599 Johnson Ave – Brooklyn, 5pm, Free, RSVP.
Maymind, Bookworms, James Place, H0L0, 1090 Wyckoff Ave – Queens, 7pm, $10.
Here Lies Man, Mick’s Jaguar, Somnuri, Saint Vitus, 1120 Manhattan Ave – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.
MG x BB, RAFiA, Lynn Avery, ORM-D, Sleepwalks, Trans-Pecos, 915 Wyckoff Ave – Queens, 8pm, $10.
Housefire, Widow, JuliaSantoli, 99mylocket, HeavenLimousine, Caitlin Baucom, The Glove – Brooklyn, 9pm, $8.
Zenizen, The Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53 Street – Midtown, 8pm, Free.
Dan Selzer, KATE, Connie, Mira Fahrenheit, Rose Gold, 96 Morgan Ave – Brooklyn, 10pm, Free.
Bertha Hope, Upper Terrace in Bryant Park, 12:30pm, Free.
Too Soon? Comedy w/ Victor Varnado, Domo Jones, Erik Monical, Jack Byram, Michael Nguyen, Dave Cerwonka, Malia Sias, Chris Hamilton, Orchard Street Hotel, 163 Orchard St, 2nd Floor Bar – LES, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Hunter’s Point South Park – Queens, 7:30pm, Free.
The Goonies, Clove Lakes Park Parkhouse in Clove Lakes Park, Clove Road and Cheshire Place – Staten Island, 8pm, Free.
Rooftop Films Presents: Pick of the Litter, Central Lawn in Fort Greene Park – Brooklyn, 8pm, 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.
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.
Dance Fitness, Fisher Pool – Queens, Every Thursday until Aug. 30, 9am – 10am, 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.
Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park, East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue – UES, 2pm – 3:30pm, Free.
Bryant Park Yoga, Bryant Park Lawn in Bryant Park, Every Thursday 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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