Around NYC Today (7/10) Superchief Arcade Night, Strictly Tango, Sunset Salsa

THINGS TO DO

Taikoza Japanese Drummers, 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard in Alley Pond Park – Queens, 10:30am – 11:30am

Join a special concert featuring the group Taikoza. Roughly translated, Taiko means “big drums” – and that’s exactly what Taikoza brings: big drums and powerful rhythms. This group draws from Japan’s tradition of music and performance to create a highly visual performance. Free.

Bryant Park Classics BookClub: ‘Stories and Poems’ by Rudyard Kipling, Reading Room in Bryant Park, 12:30pm – 1:45pm

Join fellow enthusiasts and expert literary facilitators to discuss the classics. Get your free book for the discussion, available while supply lasts. This week’s book is Stories and Poems by Rudyard Kipling. Simon Winchester, author of The Perfectionists: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World, will lead a wide-ranging discussion on Rudyard Kipling and his relevance today. Free.

Hudson Warehouse Presents: The Classics – The Three Musketeers: 20 Years Later, Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument in Riverside Park, West 89th Street and Riverside Drive – UWS, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Hudson Warehouse presents a production of The Three Musketeers: 20 Years Later written by Susane Lee. Adapted from the classic by Alexandre Dumas, Hudson Warehouse is the first to ever adapt and produce The Three Musketeers: 20 Years Later for the stage. This is the second in a four-year series of Alexandre Dumas Classics. Free.

Bryant Park Poetry: Alice James Books, Reading Room in Bryant Park, 7pm – 8:30pm

Enjoy award-winning poetry by established and emerging poets throughout the summer. This week’s program is produced in partnership with Alice James Books. Featuring poets Shara McCallum, Jill McDonough, Alessandra Lynch, and Donald Revell. Free.

Superchief Arcade Night, Superchief Gallery NY, 1628 Jefferson Avenue – Queens, 7pm

Every Tuesday night, the Superchief Gallery Center is turned into a large scale arcade. The Superchief Arcade will feature an E3 environment: giant 25ft projection screens, DJs, a museum’s worth of retro games, VR and Mobile VR – all set to free play. $10.

Noel Woodford Photo Collection (opening reception), C’mon Everybody, 325 Franklin Ave – Brooklyn, 7pm – 11pm

Noel Woodford is a Brooklyn based photographer specializing in music photography. This collection of photographs showcases images taken of the NYC music scene over the past year. Free.

Strictly Tango at Washington Square Park, Holley Plaza in Washington Square Park, 6pm – 8pm

Put on your dancing shoes and learn with Strictly Tango NYC Dance School. They bring you “the authentic Buenos Aires Tango feeling.” Come with your partner, your friends or come by yourself and find a new dancing partner. In case of rain, the event will be cancelled. Free.

Sunset Salsa, Pier 45 at Hudson River Park, Hudson River Greenway, 6:30pm – 9pm

Every Tuesday, Hudson River Park hosts a Salsa dancing night with some of NYC’s best DJs. Beginner Salsa dance lessons from 6:30pm – 7:15pm followed by a dance party. Free. RSVP.

Antigone, Richard Rodgers Amphitheater in Marcus Garvey Park – Harlem, 8:30pm – 9:40pm

Classical Theatre of Harlem’s Antigone is an Afropunk inspired work featuring a defiant woman who challenges patriarchal society. Free.

Stargazing, The High Line at 14th Street – Chelsea, 6:45pm – 9:30pm

Head to the High Line for a walk along the park and a chance to take a closer look at the stars. Peer through high-powered telescopes provided by members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York to see rare celestial sights. 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.

Bryant Park Knitting Class, Upper Terrace in Bryant Park, 1:30pm – 3pm

Swing by for free instruction from yarn store Knitty City, and knit with fellow enthusiasts. Yarn and needles provided. Classes are weather permitting. Free.

 

MUSIC

Whiner, Shadow Monster, The Throat, M/T/Z, Alphaville, 140 Wilson Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Joanna Sternberg, Can o’ Beans, Abby Rock, Cameron Stuart, The Glove – Brooklyn, 9pm, $7.

Las Hormiguitas, Honey, Giggly Boys, Union Pool, 484 Union Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Jon Weber, Upper Terrace in Bryant Park, 12:30pm, Free.

 

COMEDY

Grandbaby Comedy w/ Chris Thayer (Comedy Central) Alex Ptak (Bad News Comedy), Michael Foulk (Queer Film Theory 101), Wanjiko Eke (Brooklyn Comedy Festival), Christiana Jackson (Fresh Kicks Comedy), 55 McGuinness Boulevard South – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Golden Spiral Comedy w/ Kerry Coddett (HBO, Comedy Central, BET), Kat Burdick, Bobby Hankinson (Kweendom, Single Blonde Failure), Rebecca O’Neal (Vice, Vanity Fair, Buzzfeed), Christian Finnegan (Comedy Central, Craig Ferguson), Dream Baby, 162-164 Avenue B – East Village, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

Lilo & Stitch, Swindler Cove in Sherman Creek, 7:30pm, Free.

Hidden Figures, Paradise on Earth, 1106 Fox Street – Bronx, 7:30pm, Free.

Hotel Transylvania 2, Asser Levy Playground – Peter Cooper Village, 8pm, Free.

Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle, Valentino Pier – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free.

Paddington 2, West Bronx Recreation Center – Bronx, 8:30pm, Free.

Pitch Perfect, Hylan Boulevard and Satterlee Street in Conference House Park – Staten Island, 8:30pm, Free.

Smurfs: The Lost Village, Heckscher Playground – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free.

 

ONGOING

Morning Fitness, Heather Garden in Fort Tryon Park, Cabrini Boulevard and Fort Washington Avenue – 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.

Tai Chi Class, Garibaldi Plaza in Washington Square Park, Every Tuesday until Sept. 11, 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: Southern Welcome Tour, Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street – Midtown, 11am – 12pm, Free.

Bryant Park Yoga, Upper Terrace in Bryant Park, Every Tuesday until Sept. 18, 10am – 11am, Free.

Yoga, Pats Lawn in Inwood Hill Park, W. 218th St. and Indian Road, Every Tuesday until Aug. 29, 6:30pm – 8pm, Free.

Yoga in the Park, Sunken Meadow Picnic Area in Randall’s Island Park, Every Tuesday until Sept. 11, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Free.

Pilates in the Park, The Plaza at 66th Street in Riverside Park South, Every Tuesday until July 25, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Free.

Riverside HIIT, Terrace at 108th Street in Riverside Park, Every Tuesday until Oct. 30, 6:30pm – 7:15pm, Free.

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

Sunset Yoga by the Beach, Beach 102nd Street and Shorefront Parkway – Queens, Every Tuesday until Sept. 4, 7:30pm – 8:30pm, Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (6/1) Summer Dance-A-Thon, #TotallyPublicKaraoke, Literati

THINGS TO DO

ECOPOETIC Dance Performance, Washington Square Park, 6:30pm – 7:30pm

ECOPOETIC is a free site-specific performing arts event that expresses the Laban dance community’s desire to collaborate in taking care of the planet we share with millions of species, through artistic practices that cultivate meaningful relationships and create exciting and healthier livable places. The event has been conceived as a multi-centered spatial structure formed by interconnected spots, presenting simultaneous performances throughout the Washington Square Park/Garibaldi Plaza, highlighting its paths, spaces, and species, and inviting people to enjoy art as part of their everyday life. Free.

Movies Under the Stars: Black Panther Movie Screening and Wakanda Fashion Show, Richard Rodgers Amphitheater in Marcus Garvey Park – Harlem, 6pm – 10:30pm

Come early. Before this screening, in partnership with ImageNation, there will be a Wakanda Style Fashion Show, music, live African drumming, and more activities related to the movie. Free.

#TotallyPublicKaraoke, Pier I in Riverside Park South – UWS, 6pm – 10pm

Amaze the crowd when you rock the mic at #TotallyPublicKaraoke nights. Bring your friends, your voice, and your courage. Sign-ups are required and close between 8:30 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. depending on attendance. One song per person/group. Free.

Bryant Park Shakespeare – A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Bryant Park Lawn, 7pm – 9pm

This event is a full production of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, produced by The Drilling Company. A familiar sight – a romantic Bryant Park wedding – develops into a modern-day twist on Shakespeare’s classic comedy, full of madcap revelry and literary fantasy. Free.

Introduction to Meditation, Pats Lawn in Inwood Hill Park (W. 218th St. and Indian Road), 7am – 7:45am

This class is designed to introduce brand new beginners to the practice of mediation. Bring a mat or blanket for the session. Free.

Literati: A Comedy Show About Books and the Idiots Who Write Them, Caveat – LES, 8:30pm – 10pm

Literati is a night of comedians in character performing hilarious readings. Sophisticated, satirical, and sometimes wigs. Do you ever leave a comedy show saying “Hmm that was pretty funny but not enough reading.” Well then this is the show for you. Featuring guests Lynn Brunelle (Emmy Award-winning writer for Bill Nye the Science Guy), Julio Torres (SNL), Ariel Dumas (The Late Show with Stephen Colbert), Ayo Edebiri (The Rundown with Robin Thede), Hosted by Colin O’Brien (JFL New Faces) and Becky Chicoine (Reductress). $8 – $10.

Studio 351 Summer Dance-A-Thon, J. Hood Wright Recreation Center in J. Hood Wright Park (351 Fort Washington Avenue) – Washington Heights, 5:30pm – 8:30pm

Celebrate Black Music Month in the Heights with songs from the 70’s and 80’s. Last person standing wins a prize. Free.

Bryant Park Fencing, Fifth Avenue Terrace in Bryant Park – Midtown, 1:30pm – 2:30pm

Learn the basics with masters from Manhattan Fencing Center. You must be 16 years old or older to participate. Registration is required at manhattanfencing.com. Free.

Family and Friends Day, Pelham Fritz Recreation Center in Marcus Garvey Park – Harlem, 10am – 3pm

Pelham Fritz is hosting an outdoor event. Activities will include a live DJ, games for children, fitness classes, line dance, aerobics, painting classes a quilt show and more. Free.

Checkers Tournament, Tony Dapolito Recreation Center – Greenwich Village, 10am – 1pm

Showcase your checkers skills by competing against other New Yorkers in 1 on 1 play. RSVP by emailing Zuleika.Diaz@parks.nyc.gov and Colleen.Flood@parks.nyc.gov. Free.

 

MUSIC

Halsey, Rumsey Playfield in Central Park (via the 72nd Street entrance on Fifth Avenue), 7am, Free.

Annie Hart, Domino Kirke, Gussie, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Umru, Ella Hu$$le, Chase Jam, Niros & Holt, Brooklyn Bazaar, 10pm, Free.

.Atlas, Johnny Petrop, Michael From The East, Brenden, TheHittList, Coyote Lee, RIZR, Champ Beatz, Mio Soul, Seven AM, Rocket Jackson, Vada, Brooklyn Bazaar, 7pm, $10 – $15.

Field trip (single release show), Ghost King, Clara Joy, Marinara, Brooklyn Bazaar, 8pm, $10.

Say She She, On High, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Somos Unidos, Monsignor Del Valle Square – Bronx, 4:30pm, Free.

Sue Maskaleris, Upper Terrace in Bryant Park, 12:30pm, Free.

 

COMEDY

Coast2Coast Comedy w/ Stacy Kendro (The Comedy Cove), Mara Marek (Happy Never Ever Podcast), Phil from Chico (Sirius XM), Brett Schmidt (The Not So Late Show), Teresa Wyckoff (The He and She Show), Josh Darsky (The Open Mic Tour), Karma – East Village, 7pm, Free.

 

FILM

Thor: Ragnarok, Willowbrook Park Archery Range in Willowbrook Park – Staten Island, 8pm, Free.

Paddington, Rory Staunton Field (79th Street and 34th Avenue) – Queens, 8pm, Free.

Stonewall, McCarren Park Pool Deck in McCarren Park – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free.

Le Grand Restaurant, Cedar Hill in Central Park, 8:30pm, Free.

The Lego Ninjago Movie, Leif Ericson Park – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free.

 

ONGOING

Yoga, Hockey Rink in Little Bay Park – Queens, Every Friday until June 29, 10am – 11am, Free.

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition – 1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project, Arsenal in Central Park, Every weekday until June 14, 9am – 5pm. Free.

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.

 

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Around NYC Today (12/9) Lightfoot Market Holiday Pop-Up, Bowery Comedy

THINGS TO DO

Renegade Craft Fair, Industry City – Brooklyn, 11am – 6pm

Explore a curated selection of modern design, including jewelry and accessories, art, apparel, ceramics, illustration, stationery, home decor, apothecary and cookware. Featuring local food trucks, DJ sets with Black Gold, photo ops, screen printing workshops with Sheepshead Design and all-around good times. Free.

MissingMurderedTrafficked Women Altar and Vigil, Washington Square Park – Greenwich Village, 10:30am – 1:30pm

Join a vigil and rally to commemorate missing, murdered, and trafficked women.
This event is part of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence.

Lightfoot Market Holiday Pop-Up, 123 West 18th St. – Chelsea, 12pm – 7pm

At Lightfoot Market’s holiday pop-up, you’ll find thoughtfully curated eco-friendly and ethical gifts for everyone on your holiday shopping list. Choose from 70 vendors that care about positive impact as much as you do. You will find innovative and sustainably made apparel, home goods, accessories, bath and body products, art, outdoor gear, food, children’s accessories and toys. Free.

Holiday on the Hudson, West Harlem Piers, 4:30pm – 6:30pm

Celebrate the season with live music, dancing, decoration-making, and hot chocolate. Free.

 

Twelve Angry Men, Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute – East Village, 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Twelve Angry Men is about a 19-year-old man standing trial for the fatal stabbing of his father. It looks like an open-and-shut case—until one of the jurors begins opening the others’ eyes to the facts. $5 – $10.

 

MUSIC

This Party DOES Impress You Much! A Night of All Shania Everything w/ DJ Edith Pop, Brooklyn Bowl, 11:30pm, $10.

Blue Lightning, Running On Ice, Heartrocket, Fat Goose, The Brooklyn X Rays, Scared Pigeons, Conquer the Potato, Shakespeare Fire, The Emerald Pandas, Your Mom, The Rivals, Rogue, Union Hall – Brooklyn, 1pm, $5.

Danny Walsh, Ft. Hamilton Senior Center – Brooklyn, 2pm, Free.

The Red Party Presents: Our Holidaze Party w/ Pawns, DJ Sean Templar (A Murder of Crows NYC Goth & Post-punk Festival), DJ Jarek Zelazny (The Raven), DJ Jose Frances (Dark Dance Radio), Mercury Lounge – LES, 10pm, $10.

Electric Feel Dance Party w/ DJ Jordan Stern, Dj Ilan, Bowery Electric – LES, 11pm, $10.

Take Me Out w/ DJ Nick Marc and Guests, Knitting Factory – Brooklyn, 11:55pm, $7 – $10.

The Gloomies, Obliques, Saint Marilyn, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Bowery Comedy w/ Ayanna Dookie (50 Central on BET), Kevin Ryan (Gotham Live), Julia Shiplett (McSweeny’s, HBO), Ben Wasserman (VICE), Andrew Casertano (Animal Planet), Shalewa Sharpe (Stay Eating Cookies on iTunes/Spotify), Bowery Electric – LES, 6pm, Free.

Raanan Hershberg, Local 138 – LES, 6:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Conflicted: The Greatest Fights inHistory w/ Brady O’Callahan, Jon Hudson, Dan Lempert, Maggie Widdoes, Kasey Borger, Hosted by Kate Villa and Peter Johnston, Caveat – LES, 9:30pm, $10.

Party of Two w/ Ayanna Dookie, Jim Tews, Carolyn Castiglia, Dawn Fraser, Hosted by Anita Flores and Vanessa Valerio, The Pleasure Chest – UES, 7:30pm, $8.

Popped Collar Comedy w/ Conrad Roth, Von Decarlo, Lance Pauker, Rachel Green, Meno Fernandez, Ryan Mulholland, The Platform – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

Morning Fitness, Fort Tryon Park (Inwood), Every Saturday, 8:30am – 9:30am, Free.

Shape Up NYC: Zumba, Poe Park – Bronx, Every Saturday until Dec. 30, 10am – 11am, Free.

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

ARC Holiday Record + CD Sale, 54 White Street – Tribeca, Every day until Dec. 17, 11am – 6pm, 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.

Grand Central Holiday Fair, Grand Central Terminal – Midtown, Until Dec. 24, 10am to 8pm.

Yayoi Kusama: Festival of Life, David Zwirner – Chelsea, Until December 16, Tues. to Sat., Gallery hours: 10am – 6pm. Free.

Arts and Crafts Fair, Alice Austen Park – Staten Island, Until Dec. 25, 11am -5pm, Free.

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

Union Square Holiday Market, Southern side of Union Square Park, Until December 24 (Weekdays – 11am to 8pm; Sat. – 10am to 8pm; Sun. 11am to 7pm), Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (12/6) Washington Sq. Tree Lighting, Ghostbusters 2, Postmen

THINGS TO DO

Washington Square Park Holiday Tree Lighting, Washington Square Park – Greenwich Village, 5pm – 7pm

A 45-foot Christmas tree just south of the Washington Square Arch will be lit for the holidays. To celebrate the occasion, the Rob Susman Brass Quartet will perform holiday songs. Santa Claus is also expected to appear, with candy canes in hand.

Fibers and Figures, Sotheby’s Institute of Art – Midtown, 6pm – 8pm

Sotheby’s Institute of Art presentS Fibers and Figures, a group exhibition that brings together four artists exploring the contemporary body through the creation of textile works. Featuring Liz Collins, Sarah Finkle, Aqeel Malcolm, and Lily Moebes. Free. RSVP.

Dunces N’ Dragons, QED – Queens, 7:30pm – 9pm

Dunces N’ Dragons is a comedy show that puts comedians through D&D themed challenges. Performers roll a 20-sided die that decides their fate. Will they have to eat peppers as hot as a dragon’s breath? Or will the entire audience be teleported outside for a show in the street? With John Bilancini, Amanda Hurley, Chris Crespo and Prahnav Behar. $8.

Next to Normal, Bernie West Theater – Gramercy Park, 7:30pm – 10pm

Next to Normal is a rock musical that follows mother Diana Goodman’s struggle with worsening bipolar disorder and its effect on her family as they search for a new normal. Tickets are a suggested donation of $10. All proceeds will go to the Mental Health Association of New York City.

 

FILM

Randy in Tangier, JP Kaplan Hall – Greenwich Village, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

Ghostbusters 2, Brooklyn Bazaar, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Human, Lycée Français De New York – UES, 6:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Yucky Duster, gobbinjr, Poppies, Dougie Poole, Mercury Lounge – LES, 7pm, $10.

Austin Blair Campbell, Bowery Electric – LES, 7pm, $8.

Home Blitz, The Love Birds, Rips, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Milan to Minsk EP release show, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $8 – $10.

M.A.K.U. Soundsystem + Mwenso and The Shakes, DJ modrums, Brooklyn Bowl, 8pm, $10.

Late Guest at The Party, Kid Midnight, Bowery Electric – LES, 8pm, $8.

 

COMEDY

Postmen: An Hour Of Sketch Comedy w/ Matt Barats, Carmen Christopher, Anthony Oberbeck, Liza Treyger, Union Hall – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $8 – $10.

Victor Varnado (Conan), Edward Farrell (New York Comedy Festival), Maddy Smith (Carolines), Tyler Richardson(True TV), Hosted by Katie Boyle (Men Are Ugly), Old Man Hustle – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

David Drake (Comedians You Should Know), Drew Michael (SNL), Julia Shiplett (HBO’s Crashing), Ethan Simmons Patterson (Somewhere in Brooklyn), Liza Treyger (Late night with Seth Myers), Conner McNutt (The Improv, in from L.A.), Hosted by Saurin Choksi (Fuse TV), The Douglass – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Too Many Cooks w/ Samantha Ruddy (Night Train with Wyatt Cenac), Luke Touma (Sirius XM), JP McDade (Just For Laughs), Jordan Temple (Hidden Fences, Showtime), Dina Hashem (Comedy Central), Lucky Jack’s – LES, 9pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

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

Free Day at the Bronx Zoo, Bronx Zoo, Every Wednesday, 10am – 4:30pm, Free.

Yayoi Kusama: Festival of Life, David Zwirner – Chelsea, Until December 16, Tues. to Sat., Gallery hours: 10am – 6pm. Free.

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

Grand Central Holiday Fair, Grand Central Terminal – Midtown, Until Dec. 24, 10am to 8pm.

Shape Up Yoga Meditation, Poe Park – Bronx, Every Wed. until Dec. 26, 9:30am – 10:30am, Free.

Learn Basic Sign Language, Poe Park – Bronx, Every Wednesday until Dec. 27, 10:45am – 11:30am. Free.

Arts and Crafts Fair, Alice Austen Park – Staten Island, Until Dec. 25, 11am -5pm, Free.

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

Union Square Holiday Market, Southern side of Union Square Park, Until December 24 (Weekdays – 11am to 8pm; Sat. – 10am to 8pm; Sun. 11am to 7pm), Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (11/19) Dog Costume Parade, Make and Film Shadow Puppets

THINGS TO DO

Dog Costume Party and Parade, Washington Square Park, 11am – 2pm

There will be treats, prizes, trainers, “pawdicures,” vendors, artists and a pet psychic. Free.

Brick Over Brooklyn Meet Up, Old Stone House in JJ Byrne Playground – Brooklyn, 12pm – 4pm

Join a community baking day at the Old Stone House. You’re encouraged to show up with a dish (or dishes) to cook, or just hang out and enjoy a conversation around the fire. The event starts with “Build Your Own Pizzas” at noon. Dough and fresh toppings provided. Come and assemble your own personal pizza, and bake it in a 900-degree brick oven. If you’re baking, a $5 donation is suggested. RSVP.

Anime NYC After Party, Playwright Irish Pub 35th – Midtown, 5:30pm

Join this unofficial after party FOR Japanese pop culture convention Anime NYC. There will be games (test your skills on Smash, Mario Kart 8 and Just Dance), karaoke and cosplay. Free. RSVP.

Make and Film Shadow Puppets, Wing on Wo (26 Mott St.) – LES, 5pm – 7pm

Learn to make your own shadow puppets, props and short films. The class will be taught by WOW Shadow Puppet Theater artist-in-residence Emily Mock. Your work may be included in a month-long window display at the WOW storefront. Free. First-come-first-served.

 

ONGOING

Cunningham Park Farmers Market, Cunningham Park – Queens, Every Sunday until Nov. 19, 9am – 2pm, Free.

Sunday Farmers Market, Hattie Carthan Community Garden – Brooklyn), Every Sunday until Nov. 19, 9am – 2pm, Free.

Grand Central Holiday Fair, Grand Central Terminal – Midtown, Until Dec. 24, 10am to 8pm.

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

Union Square Holiday Market, Southern side of Union Square Park, Until December 24 (Weekdays – 11am to 8pm; Sat. – 10am to 8pm; Sun. 11am to 7pm), Free.

Norwegian Christmas Fair, Norwegian Seamen’s Church – Midtown East, Nov. 16 to 19 (Thurs to Sat, 12pm – 8pm; Sun 11am -4pm), Free.

The Typing Machine: Participatory and Multimedia Exhibition, El Barrio’s Artspace PS109 – UES, Until Nov. 26, 6pm, Free, RSVP.

 

FILM

Logan Lucky, Syndicated Bar Theater – Brooklyn, 9:05pm, $7. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/logan-lucky-tickets-39884405330?aff=es2

 

MUSIC

Afternoon Hang: Ear Buds w/ Wes Buckley, Erin Durant, Colin Langelus, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 2pm, Free.

Mick’s Jaguar, Kid Midnight, Couple Hundo, Fixtures, Oceanator, The Sloppy Heads, Elliott’s Girls Chorus, Dead Painters, Unigen, Petit John, PI Power Trio, Razorlord, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 3pm, $10.

The Band Camino, Afternoon Men, Mercury Lounge – LES, 5:30pm, $10.

White Boy & The Average Band, Uncrossing, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Jordan Klassen, pecas, Mercury Lounge – LES, 8pm, $10.

Jessica Pavone, Winters of Night, Brode/ Shea, M/S/T, The Glove- Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

NOT DEAD YET, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8pm, $5 – $7

Animal Show, Bodega, Casey Hopkins, Elsewhere (Zone One) – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Public Speaking + Matteo, Liberatore, Lazurite, Yaas Haus, Snaykhunt + RAFT, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Sound of Ceres, Advance Base, Silent Barn – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Easy Buckets Comedy w/ Nore Davis, Erick Helwig, Sameer Mansoor, Hannah Dickinson, Mike Logan, Rebecca’s – Brooklyn, 6pm, Free, RSVP.

Dewayne Perkins, Wendy Steiner, Erica Spera, Connor McCausland, Brooklyn Brewery, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Too Soon? Comedy, Sensei Bar – LES, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

 

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