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|February 17, Wednesday - August 7, Sunday||BROOKLYN MUSEUM (Brooklyn Museum)
11:00 AM at Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238
Admission: $16, $10, Free
Presented by the Brooklyn Museum’s Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Agitprop! explores the legacy and continued power of politically engaged art. Agitprop!’s unique method invites contemporary artists to select the exhibition’s content, thereby opening up the process to reflect multiple perspectives and positions.
|April 14, Thursday - July 31, Sunday||City Parks Foundation Presents: Little Red’s Hood (CityParks Foundation)
10:30 AM* at Swedish Cottage, 81st Street and Central Park West
Admission: $7-12 Tickets: Online or at the door when available
Little Red’s Hood is a fresh retelling of the celebrated tale updated with a modern sensibility that will appeal to kids. Like many of today’s children, Little Red is a smart, young city slicker who is too focused on her smartphone to notice her surroundings. Little Red’s Hood is written and directed by Liam Hurley.
|April 21, Thursday - December 29, Thursday||The PIT Presents (The PIT Presents)
10PM at Peoples Improv Theater The Underground 123 E 24th St NYC, 10010
Admission: $5 gen, $1 students Tickets: At The Door
The PIT Presents is the Peoples' Improv Theater's Stand Up Residency Program. Over the course of the year these emerging stand ups will develop new material, improve their stage presence and refine their art as a team. By the end of the program each of the residents will have performed a half hour set that could be ready to submit to television.
|May 27, Friday - August 26, Friday||Seminar: Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit (Marxist Education Project)
06:00 PM at The Brooklyn Commons
Donation: None-$140 Tickets: At the door.
Hegel studies continue at the Brooklyn Commons with a 14-week course in Hegel's work, "Phenomenology of Spirit". Discussions will include Hegel’s view on history, the history of philosophy, and much more. Russell Dale will be teaching the course at the Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue, starting Friday, May 27th at 6 PM.
**Prices are on a sliding scale, click on more info for details**
|May 28, Saturday - July 24, Sunday||Life is But a Dream (The Immersive Project)
1:00 PM at Governor's Island- Nolan Park, House #7A
None: Free Tickets: Click Here For Tickets
Life is But a Dream takes place in a whimsical two-story house that we have transformed into a childlike dream. There is a room sized blanket fort, a room where painting on the walls is encouraged, a star-filled room, and much more! In each room you will encounter a memory, and be brought into a poignant moment from a childhood experience. Fun for the whole family!
|June 16, Thursday - August 11, Thursday||Free PopFit Kids Class Every Thursday at 'Summer in the Square' (PopFit Kids)
3:00 PM at Union Square
Admission: Free To The Public Tickets: None
PopFit Kids is holding free classes every Thursday at “Summer in the Square” in Union Square. Led by a team of certified fitness experts, the PopFit Kids curriculum inspires MOVEment while engaging children on the fundamentals of fitness.
|June 21, Tuesday - July 1, Friday||Quotas & Quotes (Escape Artists Collective)
6:00 pm at El Barrio's ArtSpace PS109 - 215 E.99th Street, New York, NY
None: Free to the Public Tickets: Click Here For Tickets
Join us for a Multimedia Art Exhibit + Interactive Panel Discussion focused on NYPD’s quota-driven “Broken Windows” arrest and summons practices that inflict hardship and harm on vulnerable New Yorkers, especially low income people of color, the homeless, and persons with a history of trauma. Discussion Panel will begin at 7pm Exhibition Closing July 1st, 2016
As applied by high-level NYPD officials, quotas refer to the aggressive pressure placed on street cops to engage in a certain number of punitive interactions such as arrests, summonses (tickets), and stops.
|June 29, Wednesday - July 10, Sunday||Leonia Sports Booster Club Carnival (Caron Conway Public Relations)
4:00 PM at Overpeck County Park, 40 Fort Lee Road, Leonia, NJ
None: Free Admission Tickets: At The Gate
Featuring a fireworks display at 9:30 p.m. Mon., July 4. Rides presented by Dreamland Amusements include the Dream Wheel, Dream Catcher, Himalaya, a carousel and many kiddie rides.
|June 30, Thursday||Letters to Nepal - Ventulus show (Letters to Nepal)
6pm at Rockwood Music Hall, stage 1, 196 Allen St, New York, NY 10002
Ventulus music show by Letters to Nepal -Siberia/NY- (Downtempo/Experimental/Art Pop/Chillstep) June 30th 6pm at Rockwood Music Hall , Stage 1. FREE
|July 5, Tuesday - August 25, Thursday||CITY PARKS FOUNDATION KICKS-OFF FREE SUMMER SPORTS PROGRAMS FOR NYC YOUTH (CityParks Foundation)
1 PM at Various NYC Parks
The City Parks Foundation kicks off its 2016 Summer Sports Program for young people. The program concludes mid-to-late August, depending on the sport. City Parks Foundation provides over 14,000 New York City children free tennis, golf, soccer, track & field and fitness instruction including free use of equipment in nearly 60 locations citywide.
|July 5, Tuesday - July 18, Monday||2016 Ballet School NY Summer Camp (Michelle Tabnick Communications)
9:30am at St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery 131 East 10th Street, 2nd Fl
NEW YORK THEATRE BALLET presents the 2016 Ballet School NY Summer Camp July 5-18, for children ages 8-12. The camp will& nbsp;take place Monday – Friday from 9:30am – 3:30pm and include ballet, jazz, field trips, original choreography by the students, and a performance on the final day. The final performance of class work and the students’ original choreography will take place on Friday, July 15 at 3:30pm.
|July 6, Wednesday - July 17, Sunday||129th GIGLIO ITALIAN FEAST Spectacular (Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church)
6:00 PM at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church
Admission: Free to the Public
Music, muscles, parades, artwork, tempting treats, children’s rides and Catholic Masses in several languages make up the wide array of activities and attractions during the spectacular Italian festivities - promising a memorable experience for every visitor.
|July 6, Wednesday||Learn How You Can Make Your Own TV Show (MNN)|
6:00 PM at 175 E 104th Street, New York, NY 10029
Admission: Free Tickets: Click Here For Tickets
Register for one of the Manhattan Neighborhood Network's free orientations to learn how you can take media education courses and become the certified producer of your own tv show on our network. Orientation will also take place on July 16 and 21.
|July 7, Thursday||Aprenda Cómo Usted Puede Hacer Su Propio Programa de Televisión (MNN)|
6:00 PM at 175 E 104th Street, New York, NY 10029
Admission: Free Tickets: Click Here For Tickets
Aprenda Cómo Usted Puede Hacer Su Propio Programa de Televisión Regístrese en una sesión de orientación, donde usted aprenderá cómo puede convertirse en un productor certificado con MNN.
|July 8, Friday - August 12, Friday||SummerSTARZ free family movie nights (Town Square Inc.)
8:00 PM at Transmitter Park
6 wonderful Friday nights are planned for Transmitter Park on the gorgeous Greenpoint waterfront! Bring a picnic blanket, friends & family. Come early and have an awesome time! The first movie night is Friday, July 8th, featuring KUNG FU PANDA 3.
|July 9, Saturday||Piggy Strikes for Kids X-Press! (Kids X-Press, Inc.)
11 AM-5PM at 938 Saw Mill River Road, Yonkers, New York 10710
Donation: $20.00 Tickets: At the Door
Transforming children into published authors and artist in our national magazine for FREE! This bowling event is for friends and families to join the Kids X-Press mission, encouraging expression of the world from a kid's eye-view.
|July 12, Tuesday - August 19, Friday||CITY PARKS FOUNDATION’S “GET UP & GO!” PROGRAM (CityParks Foundation)
9:30 AM at Various Parks in NYC
None: FREE Tickets: None
This summer, City Parks Foundation is once again offering its educational, multi-sport fitness program designed to get children, ages six to 10, active in their local parks. The “Get Up & Go!” program will take place twice a week from July 12 to August 19, 2016. For more information about the program and to register, please visit http://www.cityparksfoundation.org/sports/kids-fitness/.
|July 21, Thursday||Chamomile and Whiskey (Mel Farina Media)|
6:00 PM at Rockwood Music Hall
None: Free Admission
Chamomile and Whiskey – a boot stomping, Americana roots band hailing from Central Virginia will be playing songs from their current release WANDERING BOOTS. Their infectious blend of folk and gypsy rock is both subtle and intoxicating - certain to make for an energy-filled evening.
|August 6, Saturday||High School of Contemporary Arts, Council Member Andy King, Fun In the Son Community Engagement Day (NYC Council Member Andy King's Office)|
10:00 AM at Evander Childs Football Field, 800 E. Gun Hill Rd. Bx
Admission: FREE Tickets: NONE
Visitors will have the opportunity to watch a parade or participate in a wide variety of vans and trucks offering health screenings, sidewalk tables and exhibits, vendors, assorted demonstrations, music concerts, refreshments and activities for adults and children.
|August 6, Saturday - August 7, Sunday||Putnam County Wine & Food Fest (Greenergy Productions, LLC)
11:00 AM at Beaver Creek Equestrian Center, 683 Route 311, Patterson, NY
Admission: $25.00 Wine Tastings Tickets: Click Here For Tickets
Get ready for the sixth annual Putnam County Wine & Food Fest! Live music, great food, and the best wine and spirits New York has to offer! There will be arts and crafts, exhibits, and more entertainment than you can shake a stick at – even for the kids.
|August 14, Sunday - August 20, Saturday||Battery Dance Festival (Michelle Tabnick Communications)
6:30 PM at Robert F. Wagner Jr. Park in Battery Park City
Free performances on August 14-19, 2016, from 6:30pm to 8:30pm against the breathtaking backdrop of the New York Harbor at Robert F. Wagner Jr. Park in Battery Park City. Battery Dance is committed to enhancing the cultural vibrancy of its home community in New York City, extending programming throughout the U.S., and building bridges worldwide through international cultural exchange with programs in 65 countries to date.
|August 25, Thursday - September 1, Thursday||New York Choral Society 2016-17 Auditions (New York Choral Society)
6:00 PM at Nola Studios, midtown Manhattan
Admission: Free Audition Tickets: None
We are looking for experienced choral singers in all voice parts, with good reading ability, musical skills and the desire to be moved, inspired and challenged!
|November 12, Saturday||STEAM Night Out (The Cush Center for Learning, Inc.)|
2:00 PM at Barnes and Noble, 33 E 17th St, New York, NY 10003
Admission: Free To The Public
STEAM Night Out, will introduce STEAM subjects to the budding young minds in the local schools of the Manhattan community and support the STEAM initiatives within The Cush Center for Learning, Inc.