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Thursday, June 25

Daily | Change your life. Change the world. Get a free one-on-one life coaching session when you make a donation to or volunteer with organizations related to COVID relief or racial justice.

Daily | Support Nifty NYC & local indie bookstores by browsing our favorite books about NYC

NYC Pride 2020 Virtual Human Rights Conference | Watch here

#CantCancelPride virtual concert ft. Big Freedia, Sia, Katy Perry, Melissa Etheridge, Ricky Martin & more
9pm EDT | Stream free here

Cooper Hewitt: Planet Bushwig Pride party
6-8pm YT | Stream free here

MOFAD: Virtual ’20s Harlem-style rent party with Broadway star Marisha Wallace + culinary history
8-9:30pm | $25 in advance

Virtual Brooklyn Art Book Fair 2020 + talks | Free here

The Head and The Heart concert
9pm EDT | $10+ donation to NAACP Legal Defence Fund for admission

GCT & NY Transit Museum: Grand Central NYC trivia night
8pm FB | Free, register & stream here

CUE: Virtual performance for aspirational futures & identities inspired by Selena’s “Dreaming of You”
8-9pm | Free, donations to G.L.I.T.S., Inc. appreciated, RSVP here

Ask A Political Scientist: “When governments kill people: Repression, policing, and … peace?” talk + comedy
7pm | Free here

Through June 26 | Brooklyn Institute for Social Research: “From Racial Capitalism to Prison Abolitionism” virtual teach-in | Free here

Daily | Henry Street Settlement: Volunteer at home making wellness calls to seniors or in-person at food pantries | Sign up

Nowadays: Virtual “Police-Free Futures” talk with Luis Alejandro Tapia
8-9pm | Free, RSVP here

Women of Culture: The Whimsical Reinvention of the Cookie Jar with Hazy Mae
Free-$20 in advance

Through June 26 | Heart & Mind Festival Peace-IN ft. global indigenous leaders, musicians & spiritual practices for our chaotic times | Stream free here

Through July 11 | NYC gay virtual speed dating | $10 through Nifty reader discount link (1/2 price)

Get a free month of MUBI through this Nifty reader link. Netflix, Prime and other services have an overwhelming amount of content these days, which somehow makes it harder to find something good to watch. I love MUBI’s highly curated selection of classics, docs & contemporary independent films from around the world. Membership includes access to a vault of films + a new handpicked selection dropped every day.

Through June 25 | Screen THEE DEBAUCHERY BALL & join a nightly afterparty
screen anytime, 9-11pm IG afterparties | More info

[IRL] Through June 27 | 2020 NYC Caribbean Restaurant Week with prix fixe delivery deals | Participating restaurants

Through June 28 | Virtual 2020 Hudson Valley Cider Week with tastings & orchard tours | Free here

Through June 28 | Participate in the 2020 Runstreet Virtual Pride 5K Art Run wherever you are in the world

Through June 29 | National Queer Theater & Dixon Place: Virtual Criminal Queerness Arts Festival 2020

Through June 29 | 2020 Virtual Lower East Side Film Festival
$10/screening or $30 all-access | See lineup

Through July 31 | 2020 Edgar Allan Poe Festival | $10 through Nifty reader discount link

Through July 31 | 2020 Radiotheatre LIVE Sci-Fi Festival | $10 through Nifty reader discount link

Through July 31 | 2020 Radiotheatre H.P. Lovecraft Festival | $10 through Nifty reader link

Daily | Volunteer in-person or virtually with local organizations through New York Cares

Daily | Films showcasing Black stories you can stream for free online

[IRL] Daily | Plan a self-guided, socially-distant walking tour of Lower Manhattan civil rights & social justice sites here

Daily | Research Black heritage with NYPL’s e-resources

Daily | CreativeMornings talks streaming from around the world

Daily | Metropolitan Opera streams favorites for free & new performances premiere every day at 7:30pm

Daily | Virtual interactive, Broadway-themed murder mystery party | $19 through Nifty reader discount link

Daily | NYC plans to keep nearly 100 miles of road car-free for socially distant walks & bike rides
8am-8pm | See map & list of streets here

Daily | Club Quarantine queer dance parties
4-7pm Saturdays, 9pm midnight all other days | Free, donations appreciated, RSVP here

Daily | Online one-on-one ballet classes with an American Ballet Theater alum | $10 classes through Nifty reader discount link

Daily | Fun beginner ukulele lessons | $9 for series through Nifty reader discount link