Things to do the Week of August 23-28th

August 23rd

  • Live at 1220 Fifth – head uptown to the Museum of the City of New York’s terrace for an evening of outdoor musical performances celebrating the city’s diversity. Admission includes access to the galleries and a complimentary cocktail. The event is being held from 6-9pm.

August 24th

  • Checkout the Silent Film Festival at Socrates Sculpture Park in Queens. Movies begin at sunset and admission is free.

August 25th

  • Rosemary’s Baby is showing at Brooklyn Bridge Park
  • The Godfather is showing at Tompkins Square Park
  • Lincoln Center Target Free Thursdays Presents: Ballets with a Twist at 8:30pm
  • MOMA Nights – Every Thursday in the months of July and August the Museum of Modern Art remains up until 8:30pm. Enjoy cocktails and music in the garden and explore the galleries. Outdoor dinning is also available in Terrance 5.

August 26th

  • Uptown Fridays @ the Studio Museum in Harlem from 6-9pm. Enjoy free admission, music, signature cocktails, drink specials and current exhibitions. This is the last one of the summer season!
  • Staten Island End of Summer Golden Oldies Concert and Fireworks Show from 6:30-9pm. This will be held on Ocean Breeze Fishing Pier (at Father Capodanno and Seaview Ave) Featuring: The Clusters and Manhattan Skyline. Fireworks to follow. (Rain date: August 27th)
  • Go for a 1 hour bike ride on Governors Island for free. There is a free 1 hour rental curtsey of Bike and Roll.

August 27th

  • Afro-Punk Festival from 11am – 9pm at Commodore Barry Park (Free)
  • Charlie Park Jazz Festival at 3pm at Marcus Garvey Park (Free)

August 28th

  • Afro-Punk Festival from 11am – 9pm at Commodore Barry Park (Free)
  • Charlie Park Jazz Festival at 3pm at Tompkins Square Park (Free)
  • Watch Purple Rain at Habana Outpost

Ongoing Events:

NYC Restaurant Week until September 5th

Mostly Mozart Festival until August 27th at the Lincoln Center

Don’t forget to present your boro in Coney Island this week! Half priced 4 hour wristbands are available for Luna Park. Check out the website for more information.

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