Around NYC Today (1/6) Dolly Parton Party, La Befana, Nerd is the New Black

MulchFest, Various locations, 10am – 2pm

Recycle your holiday tree at MulchFest. Bring your tree to a designated city park to be recycled into mulch that will nourish plantings across the city. More than 26,000 trees were recycled last year. Find chipping locations here. Also happening on the January 7th. Free.

La Befana, Building P in Sug Harbor Cultural Center – Staten Island, 2pm – 4pm

La Befana is one of Italy’s oldest holiday traditions. La Befana is known to bring gifts to children at the close of the holiday season. According to legend, she was visited by the three wise men in search of the Christ child. She declined their invitation to join them but later regretted her decision and set off on her own, giving gifts to all children in case one was the Christ child. Enjoy an afternoon of special activities at Snug Harbor, including making your own La Befana and learning a traditional Italian dance. $10 for adults, $5 for kids.

 

MUSIC

Lion’s Cage, Seminals, PPL, Death Dealer, Brooklyn Bazaar, 8pm, $10.

Tacoma Narrows, A Valley Son, Bowery Electric – LES, 7pm, $8 – $10.

Happy Birthday Dolly Parton Party w/ Doll Parts, Fantasy Grandma, Darlinda Just Darlinda, Lady Quesa’Dilla, Calcuttabitch, Union Hall – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

DJ Party, DJ Colleen Crumbcake (East Village Radio), Union Hall – Brooklyn, 11:59pm, Free.

Trinary System (Misson of Burma’s Roger Miller), Munic Hoof, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Trigger Play Comedy w/ Pranav Behari, Ian Hunt, Kat Radley, Crystian F Ramirez, Usama Siddiquee, Neruda Williams, Pine Box Rock Shop – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Nerd is the New Black w/ Francis Ellis (Barstool Comedy), Pedro Gonzalez (Boston Comedy Festival 2017 Finalist),  Sonya Vai (World Series of Comedy Festival), Fredrick Goldstein (NPR), Saurin Choksi (Brown Privilege Comedy), Hosted by Calvin Cato (Time Out NY), QED – Queens, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

High Line Winter Tour, Gansevoort Plaza at the High Line, Every Saturday until Feb. 24, 12pm – 12:45pm, Free.

Occupied Sites: A Look at Staten Island’s Prehistory, Conference House Park – Staten Island, Monday to Saturday until January 27, 10am – 4pm. Free.

‘Volez Voguez Voyagez’ Louis Vuitton Exhibition, 86 Trinity Place – Lower Manhattan, Until January 7, (Mon to Sat – 10 am to 8pm; Sun – 11am to 7pm), Free. RSVP.

Seasonal Garden Tours, Queens Botanical Garden, Fist weekend of each month, 1pm, Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (12/26) Harlem Swing Dance Class, Dan+Joe+Charles Standup

THINGS TO DO

Harlem Swing Dance Classes, Joseph P. Kennedy Community Center – Harlem, 7pm – 8pm

An hour-long lesson on the basics of the 1930s dance style the Lindy Hop. Wear comfortable shoes and sneakers and have a bottle of water handy. Cash at the door. After class, stay to practice some more and mingle. $7. Free for 18 years old and under.

RunHealthy: Yoga, NYRR Runcenter – Hell’s Kitchen, 12pm – 1pm

Class to be taught by Equinox personal trainer Margaret Schwarz. Class is for all levels. Bring your own yoga mat. Free. RSVP.

Love Actually Trivia, Stone Creek Bar and Lounge, 8pm – 9:30pm

Here is an important message from your Uncle Bill: “Don’t buy drugs. Become a pop star, and they give you them for free!” Keep your eyes out for Colin, God of Sex. Just in cases. Free. RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Sasha and the Starlight, St. Mazie Bar and Supper Club – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

Michael J. Productions & DJ Debonair’s Annual Toys For Tots Drive, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 5pm, Free.

Keznamdi, DJ Gringo, Junior Key, 94 Wythe Avenue – Brooklyn, 10pm, Free, RSVP.

No Night, Mayve, Radiant Reveries (Duet), Oh Mee Kitchen, Bowery Electric – LES, 7pm, $8 –  $10.

Danny Christmas, Boon, Ubetcha, Youstains, Mercury Lounge – LES, 7pm, $10.

The Modifieds, Rowan, Norman Uniform, Mercury Lounge – LES, 6:30pm, $10.

Karen Tennison Quartet, Club Bonafide – Midtown East, 9:30pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Davidson Boswell (Above Average, Roastmasters at The Stand), John Kim (Sirius XM, Hoboken Comedy Festival), Johnny Figaro (Comic Strip Live, Escape from New York Comedy Tour), Erica Spera (TBS comics to watch, New York Comedy Festival), Mike Kerrigan (Webster Hall, Stand Up NY), Sidewalk – East Village, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

Brian Rabadeau (Hilarious), Edward Farrell (New York Comedy Festival), Isabel Hagen (The Lantern), Von Decarlo (BET), Hosted by Rachel Joan (Old Man Hustle), Old Man Hustle – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Show My Goodness w/ Maria Wojciechowski, Evan Morrison, Albert Kirchner, Bushwick Public House – Brooklyn, 8pm, $0 – $5.

Dan+Joe+Charles Standup Show w/ Janelle James (Comedy Central), Josh Johnson (Fallon), Giulio Gallarotti (MTV), Ray Kump (VICE), Hosted by Dan Licata, Joe Pera, and Charles Gould, The Shanty (NY Distilling Co.) – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Time To Kill w/ Jake Marshall Head, Matt McClowry, George Gordon, Abby Rosenquist, J.P. McDade, Hosted by Danny Stratton, Nicki Wright, Chris Calogero and John Rosenberger, Pine Box Rock Shop – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

Morning Fitness, Fort Tryon Park (Inwood), Every Tuesday and Thursday until Dec. 28, 7:30am – 8:30am, Free.

35th Annual Wreath Interpretations Exhibition, Arsenal in Central Park – UES, Every weekday until January 5, 9am – 5pm. Free.

Occupied Sites: A Look at Staten Island’s Prehistory, Conference House Park – Staten Island, Monday to Saturday until January 27, 10am – 4pm. Free.

‘Volez Voguez, Voyagez’ Louis Vuitton Exhibition, 86 Trinity Place – Lower Manhattan, Until January 7, (Mon to Sat – 10 am to 8pm; Sun – 11am to 7pm), Free. RSVP.

Winter Village, Bryant Park – Midtown, Until January 2, Weekdays – 11am to 8pm, Weekends – 10am – 8pm, Free.

Holiday Market at the Oculus, Westfield World Trade Center – Lower Manhattan, Until January 2, 9am to 9pm, Free.

 

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