Around NYC Today (9/13) Public Access TV, Open Track Nights, The So So Glos

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. 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.

Open Track Nights, Icahn Stadium in Randall’s Island Park, 6pm – 8pm

Open Track Nights will include a special Mile Series program with running coach John Honerkamp.  Timed miles, relays, and group races will aim to improve your speed, all while having fun. Free.

Vocal Class, Old Stone House in J.J. Byrne Playground, 336 3rd St – Brooklyn, 7pm – 7:45pm

Join Guitar Center Brooklyn’s Tyler Stahl for a free 45-minute class focused on vocal warm-ups and breathing techniques. 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 pianist Dan Manjovi. 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.

 

MUSIC

Public Access TV, Honduras, Dr. Martens Store, 1333 Broadway – Herald Square, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

DJ Take, Harville, Rich & Pretty, Cats On Trees, Goodwolf, Billy Winn, Pianos – Showroom, 158 Ludlow St – LES, 7pm, $10.

George Braith, Hudson River Park’s Pier 84, 7pm, Free.

Beechwood, The Advertisers, The Bobby Lees, Coney Island Baby, 169 Avenue A – East Village, 7:30pm, $10.

The Mad Doctors, Tongue Party, Vamanos, Bosco Mujo Palace, Gutter Bar, 200 N 14th St – Brooklyn, 8pm, $7.

Kitten, The So So Glos, Stringer, The Glove – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Too Soon? Comedy Show w/ Calise Hawkins (Fallon, Comedy Central), Sagar Bhatt (Last Comic Standing), Raanan Hershberg (Fox Laughs, Sirius XM), Defne Gencler (DC Comedy Fest), Sonya Vai (CinderBlock Comedy Festival), Will Poznan (Broadway Comedy Club), Lev Fer (New York Comedy Club), Chris Hamilton (Grisley Pear, Village Lantern ), Malia Sias (Air Nation, CCTV), Orchard Street Hotel, 163 Orchard Street, 2nd floor Lounge – LES, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie, Field in Belmont Playground, E 182nd Street and Belmont Ave – Bronx, 7:15pm, Free.

 

ONGOING

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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Around NYC Today (9/6) Dirty Thursday, Eleanor Friedberger, Stoked Comedy

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.

 

MUSIC

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.

 

COMEDY

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.

 

FILM

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.

 

ONGOING

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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Around NYC Today (8/23) The Goonies, All’s Well That Ends Well, Rooftop Films

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.

 

MUSIC

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.

 

COMEDY

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.

 

FILM

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.

 

ONGOING

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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Around NYC Today (8/16) King Lear, The Black Iris Project, Kemba, The Goonies

THINGS TO DO

Ethiopian Coffee Ritual, Dorothy K. McGowan Memorial Garden, 509 W. 158th St – Washington Heights, 5pm – 7pm

The Ethiopian coffee ceremony is an important part of Ethiopian culture. It involves roasting coffee beans and preparing boiled coffee in a special vessel akin to the ibriks used to make Turkish coffee. The Dorothy K. McGowan Memorial Garden will be putting on an coffee ceremony and it will be led by our Ethiopian garden committee member Hadi. There will be popcorn for snacking on during the coffee ceremony. Free.

Con Art: A Solo Exhibition by Dan Alva, Guy Hepner, 520 West 27th Street – Chelsea, Aug. 16 (Thurs.), 7pm – 10pm

The TAX Collection and Guy Hepner present ‘Con Art’, a solo gallery exhibition by Dan Alva. The Miami-based street artist utilizes his marketing and advertisement background to create satirical works that aim to challenge the messages of recognizable ad campaigns and comment on the excesses of materialism and lifestyle marketing.

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.

Bryant Park Writers Workshop: The Creative Essay, Reading Room in Bryant Park, 7pm – 8:30pm

Learn more about fiction writing, non-fiction writing. This week is The Creative Essay with Miranda McLeod. Free.

Jeremy McQueen’s Black Iris Project, Marcus Garvey Park – Harlem, 7pm – 9pm

Choreographer Jeremy McQueen’s ballet collective, The Black Iris Project, has been using movement to celebrate black artists since 2016. At SummerStage, the performance will include MADIBA, a ballet inspired by the life of the late Nelson Mandela, whose 100th birthday is being commemorated this year. The work, which was selected by the celebrated ballerina, Misty Copeland, and previously performed at the The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in 2017, will be followed by the world premiere of A Mother’s Rite, featuring Alvin Ailey dancer Courtney Spears. Free.

Shakespeare in the Park: King Lear, 35th Avenue and Cross Island Parkway in Crocheron Park – Queens, 7pm – 10:15pm

King Lear has ruled for many years. As age overtakes him, he divides his kingdom amongst his children. Misjudging their loyalty, he soon finds himself stripped of all the trappings of state, wealth, and power that had defined him. Shakespeare’s great tragedy explores the notion of power – who has it, how one obtains it, and how one defines it. Free.

Sing-A-Long in Bryant Park, Upper Terrace in Bryant Park, 2pm – 4pm

Join a special Broadway Sing-A-Long with pianist Victor Lin. 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.

 

MUSIC

Kemba, The Museum of Modern Art, Floor 1, Sculpture Garden, 11 West 53rd St – Midtown, 5:30pm, Free.

Dances, Big Bliss, Birds, Twiga, Alphaville, 140 Wilson Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Cupid Youth, Holy Golden, Bye, Absolutely Yours, Berlin, 25 Ave A – East Village, 8pm, $8.

PAT Party, Union Pool, 484 Union Ave – Brooklyn, 10pm, Free.

 

COMEDY

Too Soon? Comedy w/ Royce Wynn, Geoffrey Asmus, April Boddy, Doug Key, Marchello Hernedez, YouJean Chang, Malia Sias, Chris Hamilton, Orchard Street Hotel, 163 Orchard St, 2nd Floor Bar – LES, 7:30pm, $2.

Butterscotch Comedy w/ Marcia Belsky, Ryan Beck, Matt Wayne, Lindsay Boling, Xasmin Garcia, Mike Joyce, Napoleon Emill, Greene Grape Annex, 753 Fulton St – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, Frisbee Hill in Central Park – uws, 6:30pm, Free.

The Fantastic Mr. Fox, Samuel Seabury Playground – UES, 8pm, Free.

The Goonies, Beach 108th Street Roller Rink in Rockaway Beach Boardwalk – Queens, 8pm, Free.

 

ONGOING

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.

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: A Collective Utterance – Naima Green, Arsenal in Central Park, 830 Fifth Avenue – UES, Every weekday until Aug. 30, 9am – 5pm, 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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Around NYC Today (6/27) Quiet Clubbing, Saturday Church, Cool World Comedy

THINGS TO DO

Bryant Park HSBC Business & Finance: ‘Alexander Hamilton: The Illustrated Biography,’ Reading Room in Bryant Park, 12:30pm – 1:45pm

This series features books with a focus on business and economics. Richard Sylla, Chairman of the Museum of Finance and Professor Emeritus of Economics at New York University, discusses his new book Alexander Hamilton: The Illustrated Biography. Free.

Quiet Clubbing, Victory Field in Forest Park, Woodhaven Boulevard and Myrtle Avenue – Queens, 5pm – 9pm

This family-friendly headphone party has music from every generation to enjoy. Three live DJs will play the hottest beats from Top 40, ’80s/’90s/Throwbacks, and Motown and Funk. Free. RSVP.

Hudson Warehouse Presents the Classics: Romeo and Juliet, Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument in Riverside Park, West 89th Street and Riverside Drive – UWS, 6:30pm – 9pm

Hudson Warehouse Kicks off their 15th anniversary season with the most famous love story of all time, Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, starring company members Patrick Harman and Patrina Caruana, directed by Nicholas Martin-Smith. Free.

New York Salutes America Fireworks Extravaganza, Orchard Beach in Pelham Bay Park – Bronx, 6pm – 10pm

Head to Orchard Beach for the Bronx’s official kickoff to the Independence Day Celebrations, the annual “New York Salutes America” boardwalk festival, fireworks extravaganza by Grucci, and the 4th Annual Empanada Eating Contest featuring mini-empanadas from Havana Cafe. Free.

Everybody Tango!, On the Pier in West Harlem Piers, West 125 Street, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Enjoy introductory Argentine Tango lessons, music, and dancing in the open air.  Lessons are held at 6:45 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. with social dance time between lessons. Free.

Pride Month Series: Saturday Church, Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 3 Clarkson Street – Greenwich Village, 7pm – 11pm

A 14 year-old-boy, struggling with gender identity and religion begins to use fantasy to escape his life in the inner city. Come early! Before this screening, the Lavender Light Gospel Choir will perform with the Metropolitan Community Church Choir. Free.

Bryant Park Spelling Bee, Reading Room in Bryant Park, 7pm – 9pm

The Bryant Park Spelling Bee is back for its fourth year! Obsessed with words, or curious if you can outspell the rest? Contestants will have the chance to put their spelling knowledge to the test and be crowned the Bryant Park Champion. Registration is required. You must be 18+ to participate. Free. RSVP.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Carroll Park – Brooklyn, 7:30pm – 10pm

A Midsummer Night’s Dream imagines New Yorkers – the buskers, the lovers, the neighbors, the leaders – as the wild and magical Spirits of Shakespeare’s classic comedy. Free.

 

MUSIC

Donkng, Morus Alba, Permanent Wave, & Natural Born Kissers, Alphaville, 140 Wilson Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

Jenn Mundia, BRIC House TV Studio, 647 Fulton Street – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, Free.

Widow Rings, Mic Raygun, Shanghai Beach, The FMs, Brooklyn Bazaar Cellar Lounge, 150 Greenpoint Ave – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Vakula with DJ Scallywag, Good Room, 98 Meserole Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Out of Bounds, The Love Ways, Flying Lessons, Our Wicked Lady, 153 Morgan Avenue – Brooklyn, 9pm, $5.

Suncruiser, Ricky Lewis, Quicksilver Daydream, Pale Ramon, Adam Rubenstein, Dj Take, Pianos – Showroom, 158 Ludlow Street – LES, 7pm, $8.

Lovelorn, Russian Baths, Kindling, Control Top, Saint Vitus, 1120 Manhattan Avenue – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Velveteen Rabbit, BBQT, Pearl, DJ Miss Guy, Bowery Electric, 327 Bowery – LES, 9pm, $5.

Anna Altman, Tall Boys, Nathaniel Kennon Perkins, Snakeskin, The Glove – Brooklyn, 9pm, $8.

Joel Forrester, Upper Terrace in Bryant Park, 12:30pm, Free.

 

COMEDY

Comedy Ugly w/ Alysia Hush, Marisa Riley, Laura High, Jeena Bloom, Tracy McClendon, Dave Hess, Calvin Cato, VSPOT Organic, 12 Saint Marks Place – East Village, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

Cool World Comedy w/ Emmy Blotnick (Writer on The Late Show w Stephen Colbert), Nepoleon Emill (Carolines March Madness winner), Carmen Lagala (All Female Reboot), Dan Licata (Adult Swim), Fumi Abe (MTV), A Bar Brooklyn, 597 Manhattan Avenue – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Safe Space Comedy w/ Daniel Perafan (New York Comedy Club), Tait Wintson (The Grisly Pear Comedy Club), Sam Evans (Just For Laughs), Auggie Lutz (Comedy Under the Artichoke), Kristy Belich (The Big Hunt), Michael Marino (Eastville Comedy Club), Bushwick Public House, 1288 Myrtle Avenue – Brooklyn, 9pm, $2.50.

 

FILM

Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Beach 17th Street and Seagirt, Boulevard in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk – Queens, 8pm, Free.

Ferdinand, Conch Playground, Beach Channel Drive & 51st Street – Queens, 8pm, Free.

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie, Chelsea Park, 8pm, Free.

Chicago, Greenbelt Recreation Center in Blood Root Valley, 501 Brielle Avenue – Staten Island, 8:30pm, Free.

Power Rangers (2017), Pena Herrera Park in Pena Herrera Playground – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free.

 

ONGOING

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park, East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue – UES, Every day except Wednesday until June 30, 2pm – 3:30pm, Free.

Free Yoga Class, Morris-Jumel Mansion in Roger Morris Park, 65 Jumel Terrace – Washington Heights, Every Thursday until Aug. 30, 6pm – 7pm, Free.

Bryant Park Yoga, Bryant Park Lawn in Bryant Park, Every Thursday until Sept. 20, 6pm – 7pm, Free.

Yoga Flow, Lawn at 74th Street in Riverside Park South, 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.

Free Waterfront Yoga, Hunter’s Point South Park – Queens, Every Tuesday and Thursday until Sept. 20, 7pm – 8pm, Free.

Prospect Park Yoga, Long Meadow North in Prospect Park – Brooklyn, Every Thursday until Aug. 30, 7pm – 8pm, Free.

 

For more events, check out UPCOMING shows.

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