Wednesday, May 4: ‘Star Wars’ Parties, Hot Guys Reading, Bryant Park Ball + 64 More May the Fourth NYC Events #MaytheFourth 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Screening + Rooftop Lightsaber Battle May the Fourth Laser Tag 2016 MAY THE 4TH be with WE: An Evening of STAR WARS Burlesque with a Double-Sized Cast of Total Geeks! Syndicated Sci-Fi Movie Week (Through Sunday, May 8) 'Star Wars' Costume Exhibition—Cosplay & Special Appearances May the 4th Be With You X-Wing Learn-to-Play Event Star Wars Episode 9 /34 More Events Today Free Bryant Park Opening Night Ball 2016—Learn the Charleston, Foxtrot & Jitterbug 'The Master and Margarita' 50th Anniversary Edition Book Party Free 'Hotel Art' Gallery with Amy Sedaris Just Can’t Get Enough: Addiction & the Brain at AMNH Hot Dudes Reading Happy Hour Party + Cocktails & Cupcakes ‘GRRRL GERMS: A Visual History of Riot Grrrl’ Film Series (Through Saturday, May 8) Aerial Spectacles, Live Music & Drinks Under Brooklyn Bridge at Immersive Circus 'Bianco' (Through Sunday, May 15) NYCxDesign 2016 (Through Tuesday, May 17) 'Labor of Love: 100 Years of Movie Dates' Film Series at BAM Cocktail Tasting to Benefit Operation Backpack The Power of Graphic Design Edible Wild Plants: Local Weeds You Can Use for Food & Medicine How to Network Effectively Net Zero Buildings in NYC Jane Jacobs Centennial Lecture 'The Black Presidency: Barack Obama and the Politics of Race in America' Dave Isay of StoryCorps on Finding & Following Callings 'Fantasia'-Like Film Screening with Live Orchestra 'The Bargain Bin Sale of a Lifetime' QVC Parody + Free Drinks The Music of Quentin Tarantino Films See free & cheap NYC Cinco de Mayo events for tomorrow, Thursday, May 5 (more added later today). Ongoing See more ongoing & upcoming NYC events 'Pixar: The Design of Story' (Through Sunday, August 7) Alex Katz at the Met (Through Sunday, June 26) 'Denim: Fashion's Final Frontier' (Through Saturday, May 7) Celebrate the Chinese Lunar Year of the Monkey at the Met (Through Sunday, July 24) 'Warhol by the Book' Captures the Artist's Lifelong Fascination with Publishing (Through Sunday, May 15) 'harlem is…A State of Mind' (Through Thursday, June 30) 'SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS' Sensual Camping Ground at MoSex (Through Spring 2016) 'New York New Design' (Through Saturday, May 28) Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial 2016 (Through Sunday, August 21) Edvard Munch & Expressionism at Neue Galerie (Through Monday, June 13) The Whitney Opens Its Floor Plan for Amazing Views & Innovative Works (Through Saturday, May 14) ' Affordable Housing in New York: The People, Places, and Policies That Transformed a City' (Through Sunday, May 15) Two Huge Orchid Sculptures by Isa Genzken Rise Over Central Park (Through Sunday, August 21) 'Printing Women: Three Centuries of Female Printmakers, 1570–1900' (Through Friday, May 27) 'In the Wake: Japanese Photographers Respond to 3/11' (Through Sunday, June 12) Genesis Breyer P-Orridge's 'Try to Altar Everything' Explores the Power of Devotion, Expression & Community (Through Monday, August 1) Imagine a Peaceful World at Yoko Ono's 3/11 Installation (Through Sunday, June 12) Free NYC Party Cruises (Through Thursday, June 30) Staten Island Unlimited 2016 Photography Triennial (Through Wednesday, August 31) 'Transit Etiquette or: How I Learned to Stop Spitting and Step Aside in 25 Languages' (Through Tuesday, July 26) 'Isaac Mizrahi: An Unruly History' Chronicles the Designer's Creative Projects (Through Sunday, August 7) 'Saturday Night Live: The Exhibition' (Through Wednesday, June 1) See Alison O'Daniel's Immersive Installation at Knockdown Center (Through Sunday, May 8) 'Flavor: Making It and Faking It' at the Museum of Food & Drink (Through Tuesday, May 31) 'Hey! Ho! Let's Go: Ramones and the Birth of Punk' (Through Sunday, July 31) Free Bryant Park Birding Tours (Through Thursday, May 19) 'Black & White Perspectives: Works on Paper' (Through Sunday, May 8) 'Drawing Dialogues: Selections from the Sol LeWitt Collection' (Through Sunday, June 12) Free NYC Happy Hour Cruises (Through Thursday, June 30) Hello Kitty Merch Exhibit (Through Saturday, May 14) The South Bronx Culture Trail Fusion Fest 2016: Lookin’ Up in the Boogie Down (Through Sunday, May 22) 'Wanderlust' on the High Line Explores Journeys We Make (Through March 2017) 18 Boombox Sculptures Transform Brooklyn Museum (Through Sunday, August 14) Commedia dell'Arte-Style 'Cinderella' (Through Saturday, June 25) 'Disguise: Masks and Global African Art' at Brooklyn Museum (Through Sunday, September 18) Be in the Studio Audience of MTV's 'Joking Off' Free Weekday Piano Concerts in Bryant Park Mad. Sq. Eats 2016 (Through Friday, May 27) Subscribe to our free daily e-newsletter or follow us on Twitter or Instagram.