THINGS TO DO
Dirty Thursday: 90s Night, House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave – Brooklyn, 10pm – 4am
The best of the 90’s all in one place, all mixed up and themed to throwback perfection- old school hits, regrettable fashion choices and fads that have come and gone and come back even harder. Boy bands. Girl groups. Fishnets and fierceness. Featuring DJ Dirtyfinger. Free. RSVP.
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.
Human Chess, Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument in Riverside Park, West 89th Street and Riverside Drive – UWS, 4pm – 6pm
Play as your favorite game piece and navigate the chess board at this Human Chess game, where chess becomes an embodied team sport. Free.
Sing-A-Long, Upper Terrace in Bryant Park, 4pm – 6pm
Join the Bryant Park Sing-A-Long. Featuring Columbia University instructor and pianist Victor Lin. Free.
Public Art Opening: Kenseth Armstead, Washington 20/20/20, George Washington Statue in Union Square Park, 6pm – 8pm
Washington 20/20/20 is an African architectural adornment to the solid granite base of the existing park monument. The work references the 20% of the colonial population that were enslaved Africans; the 20,000 slaves in New York State in 1776 when Washington retreated from New York City; and the 20% of Washington’s continental army that was African at Yorktown, Virginia, where he was able to defeat the British in 1781. 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.
Elijah Wolf, Ensemble Entendu (aka Photay and Sam O.B.), Elsewhere (Rooftop), 599 Johnson Ave – Brooklyn, 5pm, Free, RSVP.
Spendtime Palace, The Brazen Youth, Goldsounds, 44 Wilson Ave – Brooklyn, 7pm, $8.
Insect Ark, Queen Elephantine, Pandiscordian Necrogenesis, Saint Vitus, 1120 Manhattan Ave – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.
Eleanor Friedberger, Dr. Martens Store, 103 Smith St – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free.
Brain Salt, Gold Stars For Everyone, Gyasi, The Map Room at The Bowery Electric, 327 Bowery – LES, 8pm, $5.
Mobina Galore, Answering Machine, Ellen, Stay Inside, The Well, 272 Meserole St – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.
Bartees & The Strange Fruit, Lueck, Floam, and Katy Rea, Alphaville, 140 Wilson Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.
Roy Eaton, Upper Terrace in Bryant Park, 12:30pm, Free.
Stoked Comedy w/ Gabriel Pacheco, Sarah Kennedy, Calvin S. Cato, Chanel Ali, Bobby Hankinson, Blair Dawson, Ceremony, 224 Manhattan Ave – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free, RSVP.
Butterscotch Comedy w/ Jo Firestone, Dave Lester, Casey Balsham, Django Gold, Gordon Baker-Bone, Lillian DeVane, Nina Daniels, Rojo Perez, Greene Grape Annex, 753 Fulton St – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.
The Grocer’s Son (2007), Low Memorial Library, Columbia University, 116th Street and Broadway – UWS, 7:30pm, Free.
Justice League, 172nd Street and Amsterdam Avenue in Highbridge Park – Washington Heights, 7:30pm, Free.
Space Jam, Flynn Playground – Bronx, 7:30pm, Free.
A Poem is a Naked Person, Beach 94th Street Plaza in Rockaway Beach, Beach 94th Street & Shorefront Parkway – Queens, 7:30pm, 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.
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.
Tour The Battery, Netherland Monument in The Battery, Every Thursday until Oct. 25, 1pm – 2pm, Free.
Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park, Samuel F. B. Morse Statue in Central Park – 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 Sept. 27, 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.
Yoga, Hudson River Park’s Pier 46, Every Thursday until Sept. 13, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Free.
Waterfront Yoga, Hunter’s Point South Park – Queens, 7pm, Free.
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