Friday, June 17: Fireworks, Greenmarket’s 40th Bash, Mermaid Roller Disco + This Weekend

Today’s Events

Free Coney Island Fireworks (Fridays Through September 2)
Free NY Phil Concert in Prospect Park

Celebrate 40 Years of Greenmarkets in NYC at Union Square Party with Local Food, Drinks & Live Music

2016 Mermaid Parade Pre-Party Roller Disco

Etsy Craft Party Takes Over DUMBO

Awkward Sex… and the City + Free Wine & Beer

Experimental Games + Free BK Brewery Framboise

Help Paint Murals with Boa Mistura (Through Wednesday, June 22)

'Five Cents to Dreamland: A Trip to Coney Island' at Transit Museum

'Why Can’t I Be You?: Cure Videography in the 1980s' Talk & Party

Free Film: 'Air of Paris'

'Wiener-Dog' Screening + Q&A with Todd Solondz & Ellen Burstyn

'Life, Animated' Screening with Rooftop Films + Free Drinks

Free 'BLAST!' Screening, Science Fact vs Fiction Talk & Stargazing

Free Mavis Staples Doc Screening

Sweetback Sisters 10th Anniversary Concert

Emo Night Brooklyn

Cheap Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO Walking Tours (Fridays & Saturdays Through June 25)

Free Stargazing at Lincoln Center (Fridays & Saturdays Through August 12)

Ending Today

Werk It: 2016 Women's Podcast Festival (Through Friday, June 17)

Free Classes for Entrepreneurs During Marketing Week NYC 2016 (Through Friday, June 17)

Witchy Meets Techy at 'The Mystical Digital: Works by Kara Stone' Videogame Installation (Through Friday, June 17)

Father’s Day Weekend Events

Saturday 21st Annual Summer Solstice Celebration at St. John the Divine (Starts at 4:30 am)

Saturday Free Rock Climbing, Paddleboarding, Mountain Biking & More in Central Park

Saturday Renegade Craft Fair Pop-Ups on the Williamsburg Waterfront (Saturdays Through June 25)

Saturday 2016 MoMA PS1 Warm-Ups (Saturdays Through August 27)

Saturday 2016 Coney Island Mermaid Parade

Saturday NYC Gay Pride Scavenger Hunt

Saturday Free Concert at New York Botanical Garden

Saturday Free Shakespeare—'Romeo & Juliet' in Battery Park (Through Saturday, June 25)

Saturday 'Jaws' Screening + Free Beer

Saturday Free 'Hunt for the Wilderpeople' Screening with Rooftop Films

Saturday Violent Femmes / Kristin Hersh—Free Concert

Saturday Cheap Hudson River Party Cruises

Saturday Free Film: Spike Lee's 'Crooklyn'

Saturday 'Wet Hot American Summer' Screening + S'more Roast

Saturday Cheap Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO Walking Tours (Fridays & Saturdays Through June 25)

Sunday f.a.d. Weekend Makers' Market (Sundays Through June 26)

Sunday Concert Series in Front of Dioramas at AMNH (Sundays Through June 26)

Sunday NYC Father's Day Scavenger Hunt

Sunday '30 ROCK' Trivia

Sunday Free Films: 'Flashdance'

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)

Celebrate the Chinese Lunar Year of the Monkey at the Met (Through Sunday, July 24)

'harlem is…A State of Mind' (Through Thursday, June 30)

Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial 2016 (Through Sunday, August 21)

Two Huge Orchid Sculptures by Isa Genzken Rise Over Central Park (Through Sunday, August 21)

Genesis Breyer P-Orridge's 'Try to Altar Everything' Explores the Power of Devotion, Expression & Community (Through Monday, August 1)

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)

'Hey! Ho! Let's Go: Ramones and the Birth of Punk' (Through Sunday, July 31)

Free NYC Happy Hour Cruises (Through Thursday, June 30)

'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)

A 'Psycho'-Inspired House Perches on the Met's Rooftop Garden (Through Monday, October 31)

Free Weekday Piano Concerts in Bryant Park

Socrates Sculpture Park Celebrates 30 Years with 'LANDMARK' Exhibition (Through Sunday, August 28)

The Met's Annual Costume Exhibition Examines the Role of Tech in Haute Couture (Through Sunday, August 14)

FLOW.16 Exhibition + Free Tours (Through Saturday, October 29)

40-Foot 'Big Bling' Sculpture Inhabits Madison Sq. Park (Through Sunday, January 8)

$20 Tickets to 'Body Worlds' (Through Thursday, June 30)

'Uniformity' Uniform Exhibit at the Museum at FIT (Through Saturday, November 19)

Classic Arcade Games on Display at MoMI (Through Sunday, October 9)

Cheap Central Park Photography Tours (Through Sunday, June 26)

Free Shakespeare in the Park: 'The Taming of the Shrew' (Through Sunday, June 26)

SONIC CITY: New York's Innovative Musical Instrument Makers (Through Sunday, September 18)

$12 Speedboat Rides in New York Harbor (Through Labor Day)

Free NYC Beaches Are Open in Every Borough

Free Places to BBQ in All Five Boroughs

Free Public Kayaking in Manhattan

Governors Island is Open for 2016 with Even More to See (Through Sunday, September 25)

Jeffrey Deitch-Curated Murals on Display at Coney Island

Cheap Brooklyn Sights & Landmarks Cruise (Through Thursday, June 30)

Black Box New Play Festival 2016 (Through Sunday, June 26)

Free Performances of Shakespeare's 'Much Ado About Nothing' in Riverside Park (Through Sunday, June 26)

Free Performances of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' in NYC Parks (Through Sunday, July 17)

Broadway Bites Pop-Up Returns to Greeley Sq. with Diverse Eats (Through Sunday, July 17)

Debt+ Exhibit at Flux Factory (Through Friday, June 24)

Free Mini Golf on Governors Island

Summer 2016 Broadway Bites Pop-Up Food Stands (Through Sunday, July 17)

2016 Trans Theatre Festival (Through Sunday, June 26)

Martin Creed's Playful Installation at Park Ave. Armory (Through Sunday, August 7)

Free Performances of Shakespeare's 'The Tempest' in Carroll Gardens (Through Sunday, June 26)

2016 NYC Short Play Festival (Through Sunday, June 26)

50 Pianos Around the City Are Free to Play (Through Sunday, June 19)

2016 Human Rights Watch Film Festival (Through Sunday, June 19)

Take a Ride on Musical Swings (Through Thursday, July 7)

ARC Sizzlin' Summer Record + CD Sale (Through Sunday, June 26)

Free & Cheap Adventures During Outdoorfest 2016 (Through Sunday, June 19)

2016 Alice + Olivia Sample Sale (Through Saturday, June 18)

2016 Crosstown Comedy Festival (Through Sunday, June 19)

2016 BAM Cinemafest (Through Sunday, June 26)

'You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown' with Broadway Stars

Free Dance & Wellness Classes During NYC Dance Week 2016 (Through Monday, June 25)

Free Open Studios & Performances During 2016 River to River Arts Festival (Through Sunday, June 26)

Free Production of 'As You Like It' Set in Depression-Era NYC (Through Sunday, June 19)

Unsound: Dislocation New York 2016 (Through Sunday, June 19)

'Of the people' Shows How Americans Respond to Broken Election System (Through Sunday, July 31)

Cheap Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO Walking Tours (Fridays & Saturdays Through June 25)

Free Stargazing at Lincoln Center (Fridays & Saturdays Through August 12)

Free Indoor Fencing Classes (Fridays Through July 29)

Totally Public Karaoke (Fridays Through August 6)

Cheap Sunset Happy Hour Cruises (Fridays Through June 24)

Free Shakespeare—'Romeo & Juliet' in Battery Park (Through Saturday, June 25)

Campfire Jamming & Storytelling at Riis Park Beach Bazaar (Fridays Through September 2)

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