Downward Dog Days of Summer Gansevoort Plaza, Manhattan 7:15am, 9:00am, 4:15pm, 5:30pm and 6:45pm Donations appreciated Join the MPIA and exhale spa for Downward Dog Days of Summer – a series of outdoor yoga classes beginning Thursday, May 9 on Gansevoort Plaza. Downward Dog Days of Summer is part of MPIA’s efforts to host public [...]
Circuit Building and Bending Workshop & BBQ The Living Gallery (1094 Broadway, Brooklyn) Noon-5pm Free admission, $5-10 suggested for materials Learn how to build and bend your own instruments! Materials will be available and bring some food to GRILLLLLL. Alex will demonstrate how to build a 40106 oscillator – an extremely simple circuit design that [...]
“Walt Whitman’s Fort Greene Park and Area” Visitors Center, Top of the Hill, Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn 1-3pm Free, RSVP appreciated: firstname.lastname@example.org A Brooklyn stroll guided by Greg Trupiano, Artistic Director, The Whitman Project sponsored by Fort Greene Park Conservancy and The Walt Whitman Project Walk around Fort Greene Park, a greensward that owes its [...]
Museums around the city are offering free or discounted admission today for Art Museum Day: Asia Society Museum, New York Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn 2-for-1 admission Grey Art Gallery, New York Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Coupon for $10 off a purchase of $50 or more in Metropolitan Museum shops. Coupons are available at the [...]
5/18: Free NYC Bike Expo 2013 5/18 & 5/19: The Seed Vegan Expo 2013 (Get 50% Off Tickets Now) Through 5/19: 2013 Look & Listen Festival Through 5/19: Hell’s Kitchen Art Festival 2013
Join thousands of New Yorkers who come together each It’s My Park Day season to volunteer and celebrate their neighborhood parks and public spaces throughout the five boroughs! It’s My Park Day activities are coordinated by local community groups, City Parks Foundation, and many divisions of the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation, including Urban [...]
Lit Crawl draws hundreds of readers, writers, and revelers to crawl through the East Village and the Lower East Side, listening to writers, playing literary trivia, and celebrating New York’s spirited and diverse literary community. Lit Crawl NYC celebrates the artistic heritage of the East Village and holds events at local mainstays like the Bowery [...]
NYC Dance Parade & Dance Fest 2013 Parade: 1-3pm Dance Fest: 3-7pm Free Dance New Amsterdam is participating in the 7th Annual Dance Parade, “Unity Through Dance.” Join us! Sarah Burke will be teaching the dance for the parade route, and Suzanne Beahrs will be teaching class at Dance Fest from 5:00 – 5:30pm! Click [...]
Aeolian Ride, is an international art event where the public becomes inflated sculpture on bicycles, transforming the landscape of each city. The effect is a sort of joy loop: those riding feel the elation of being a child at play, dazzling bystanders who become giddy, returning joy to the riders. Come join the fun! The [...]
MODAVANTI Launch Party Textile Arts Center (26 W. 8th St., Manhattan) 6-8:30pm Free with RSVP Join us to celebrate the launch of Modavanti.com! Come for a night of drinks (sustainable alcohol of course), musical mixing from Songza, and the opportunity to meet our designers and charitable partners, alongside leaders in the sustainable fashion movement as [...]
Beach Party with Martin Parr Aperture Gallery and Bookstore (547 West 27th St., Manhattan) 9am-6pm Free perture presents an all-day portrait shoot and beach party with the one and only Martin Parr, in conjunction with the release of the beach-bag-size edition of his monograph Life’s a Beach and the related exhibition at Aperture Gallery. This [...]
All the Buildings in New York Brooklyn Art Library (103A N. 3rd. St., Manhattan) 1-3pm Free An attempt to draw all the buildings in New York by James Gulliver Hancock, an illustrator originally from Australia currently based in Brooklyn, New York. Click here for more free New York City events & things to do.
Market Hotel Tag Sale Market Hotel (957 Broadway, Brooklyn) Noon-8pm Free admission :: all proceeds to benefit the Market Hotel Project :: … special guests tba … :::: NARWHALZ OF SOUND :::::: Cammisa Buerhaus :: dj Mr Ad Hoc Click here for more free New York City events & things to do.
Annual Almighty Foot Clan Anniversary B-Boy Battle Solar One (East River just south of 23rd St. under FDR Drive, Manhattan) 2-10pm Free Breakdancing (or more properly, breaking) is a time-honored and essential part of hiphop culture. In fact, back in the early 1980s, when rap was first discovered by the mainstream, many people thought that [...]
How to Save at Least 50% Every Time You Grocery Shop Port Richmond Library (75 Bennett St., Staten Island) 2pm Free STOP throwing your money away at the grocery store! What if you could save at least 50% on your monthly grocery budget and build a stockpile of food at the same time? This workshop [...]
Moviehouse: Love of a Cyclops 3rd Ward (195 Morgan Ave., Brooklyn) 7-10pm Free Catch the final Moviehouse at 3rd Ward before we set off on our next project: Bridge. Nathan Punwar returns with the film that started at Moviehouse and ends in an amazing trip. How do you describe Loves of a Cyclops? It’s a [...]
Bronx Bike Bonanza Co-op City the corner of Bellamy & Benchley loop, Bronx 11am-3pm Free Recycle-A-Bicycle, Bike NY and the NYC DOT get together to do a Kids Bike Swap, Learn to Ride class, and give away helmets. All free. Click here for more free New York City events & things to do.
Lupus: Learning and Living The Westin New York Grand Central (212 E. 42nd St., Manhattan) 1-4pm Free Come out on May 18 and celebrate Lupus Awareness Month with us! The Lupus Foundation of America is coming to New York City to share the latest information and raise funds and support to fight one of the [...]
An Illustrated Guide to Cocktails powerHouse Arena DUMBO (37 Main St., Brooklyn) 6-8pm Free Join us for Friday happy hour with the creators of this whimsical guide to cocktails. Pernod provides the drinks. Click here for more free New York City events & things to do.
Bike Home From Work Party Manhattan Bridge Archway Plaza (Water St. btw. Adams & Pearl St., Brooklyn) 6:30pm Free, RSVP requested RSVP for Bike Month’s biggest event — T.A.’s Bike Home From Work Party, presented by Giro! Join us for a spectacular celebration of commuter cycling on the evening of Bike to Work Day. We’ll [...]
NYC Bike Expo 2013 401 Seventh Ave., Manhattan 11am-8pm (last entry at 7:30pm) Free with RSVP Two days of all things road cycling in the heart of Manhattan Click here for more free New York City events & things to do.
Hell’s Kitchen Artist Studios Tour (HK:ArtiST) is a weekend long opportunity to visit local artists in their studios, to view works-in-progress as well as completed work, and to talk to artists about their creative process and the agony and ecstasy of the creative life in New York. On view will be the latest creations of [...]
Stargazing & Lecture: Exoplanets Everywhere Pupin Hall, Columbia University, Manhattan 8pm Free OBSERVING ONLY POSSIBLE WITH CLEAR SKIES (check back in the afternoon on the day of the event for observing status) Lecture, Q&A, slideshows, and observatory tours occur regardless. Lecture: 8:00-8:30 PM Observing: 8:30-10:00 PM Astronomy Q&A / Slideshows: 8:30-10:00 PM Free to all. [...]
An Evening with Fab 5 Freddy Museum of the Moving Image (36-01 35 Ave., Queens) 7pm Free admission for 4-8pm on Fridays Fab 5 Freddy is a cultural pioneer who played a key role in bringing hip-hop culture to audiences around the world. Born Fred Brathwaite in Bedford Stuyvesant, he was a graffiti artist who [...]