THINGS TO DO
Bryant Park Author: TV Writers Gone Novelists, Reading Room in Bryant Park, 12:30pm – 1:45pm
TV writers gone novelists discuss the differences between writing a novel and for television. Featuring Peter Blauner, the author of Sunrise Highway and writer for Law & Order and Blue Bloods; Seth Greenland, the author of The Hazards of Good Fortuneand writer for Big Love; Kevin Fox, author of Until the Next Time and writer for Law & Order and Lie to Me; Hosted by author Jesse Kornbluth. Free.
Accordions Around the World, Bryant Park, 5:30pm – 7:30pm
Join this weekly series featuring accordionists as well as bandoneon, bayan, concertina, and harmonium-players of different musical genres. Hear music from all over the world to experience the wide range of this often overlooked and little-known instrument. Free.
William Shakespeare’s ‘The Comedy of Errors,’ 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard in Alley Pond Park – Queens, 6pm – 7:30pm
York College Theatre Outreach presents William Shakespeare’s “The Comedy of Errors,” Shakespeare’s madcap farce of identical twins, mistaken identity, and classic confusion, boxed up in a teaching moment on the importance of understanding in a world ruled by the lure of money and inflexible laws. Free.
Dance Away the Night with the City Stompers, South Beach Gazebo in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach – Staten Island, 6pm – 7:30pm
Get on your feet and move to the sounds of live American fiddle music. Free.
Alice in Wonderland (1951)/Morricone Youth, Long Meadow North in Prospect Park – Brooklyn, 7pm – 11pm
Join this rain date screening of Alice in Wonderland as Young Alice stumbles into Wonderland and meets a cast of characters in her quest home. Enjoy Morricone Youth as they provide some pre-film psychedelic tunes. Free.
Historic Richmond Town’s Cruise Night, Historic Richmond Town, 441 Clarke Avenue – Staten Island, 5:30pm – 9pm
Have dinner at the Cheech A’ Cini’s food truck, walk the grounds and see the classic cars of a bygone era from Staten Island’s best car clubs. 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.
Room Tones, The Regrets, John Kengla, Alphaville, 140 Wilson Ave – Brooklyn, 12pm, $8 – $10.
Interpol (Listening Party), Rough Trade, 64 North 9th Street – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free.
Night Demon, Blood Star, Lvger, Beldäm, Saint Vitus, 1120 Manhattan Ave – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.
London Plane, Children Having Children, Wildly, Finding Thomas, Bowery Electric, 327 Bowery – LES, 7pm, $10.
Bertha Hope, Upper Terrace in Bryant Park, 12:30pm, Free.
This is Spinal Tap, Berry Street and North 12th Street in McCarren Park – Brooklyn, 6pm, Free.
Up (2009), Pier I in Riverside Park South, West 70th St – UWS, 7pm, Free.
Blade Runner 2049, Hudson River Park’s Pier 63, 8:30pm, Free.
Left Breast Comedy Hour w/ Ashley Gavin, Bobbi Jeanne Misick, Abby Washuta, Jen Lap, The Lantern Comedy Club, 167 Bleecker St – West Village, 8pm, Free, RSVP.
The Fancy Show w/ Ryan Beck (Comedy Central), Hanna Dickinson (Comedy Central), Graham Kay (Super Troopers 2), Clark Jones (HBO’s Crashing), Kate Willett (Netflix), Hosted by Michael Joyce, The Douglass, 149 4th Avenue – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.
Sunrise Tai Chi, Linden Terrace in Fort Tryon Park – Inwood, Every Wednesday until Aug. 29, 6:30am – 7:30am, 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.
Free Yoga at Washington Square Park, Garibaldi Plaza in Washington Square Park, Every Wednesday and Thursday until Sept. 12, 8:30am – 9:30am, 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.
Drawing at the Conference House, Conference House Museum in Conference House Park, 298 Satterlee Street – Staten Island, Every Wednesday until Aug. 1, 10am – 12pm, Free.
Family Yoga, Pats Lawn in Inwood Hill Park, W. 218th St. & Indian Road – Inwood, Every Wednesday until Aug. 29, 5:30pm – 6:15pm, Free.
Tai Chi, Morris-Jumel Mansion in Roger Morris Park, 65 Jumel Terrace – Washington Heights, Every Wednesday until Oct. 17, 6pm – 7pm, Free.
Yoga Evening Salute to the Sun, The Plaza at 66th Street in Riverside Park South – UWS, Every Wednesday until Sept. 26, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Free.
HIIT with lululemon, Hudson River Park’s Pier 25, North Moore St. and West St, Every Wednesday until Sept. 12, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Free.
Fitness Boot Camp, Hudson Park Fountains in Hudson Park, Between West 34th and West 35th Streets and 10th Avenue and 11th Avenue – Hudson Yards, Every Wednesday until Sept. 26, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Free.
Yoga, Swindler Cove in Sherman Creek – Inwood, Every Wednesday until Aug. 29, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Free.
Sunset Yoga, Abby’s Lawn in Fort Tryon Park – Inwood, Every Wednesday until Aug. 29, 6:45pm – 8pm, Free.
Waterfront Zumba, LIC Landing Events Space in Hunter’s Point South Park, Borden Avenue and Center Boulevard – Queens, Every two weeks on Wednesday until Aug. 29, 7pm – 8pm, Free.
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