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Events not to miss this summer!

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MOMA PS1 – Warm Up happens over 10 Saturdays presenting the best in live and electronic music—both local and global—across a range of genres. Warm Up takes place every weekend from July 1 to September 2, featuring a lineup of emerging and established artists. Buy tickets in advance. Be sure to also check out what’s currently on view! 

Piano in Bryant Park (FREE). Bryant Park has lots of FREE programming for summer including Broadway, dance, workshops and more. 

CHIHULY Nights @ New York Botanical Garden


From public parks to rooftops to Coney Island, AM NY has a compiled a comprehensive list of outdoor movies in NYC, Brooklyn & Queens this summer.


LINCOLN CENTER OUT OF DOORS FESTIVAL: From Wednesday, July 26, 2017 to Sunday, August 13, 2017, Lincoln Center is bringing FREE music and dance performances to NYC. This year marks the 47th season of the festival, and the program is wonderfully diverse.

TIMEOUTNY also has a great rundown of free NYC concerts going on this summer.

Be part of a 25 year long public art exhibit at Green-Wood Cemetery “Here Lie the Secrets of the Visitors of Green-Wood Cemetery” by Sophie Calle. Visitors are invited to transcribe their most intimate secrets onto paper and lay them to rest in a grave designed by the artist. Take a tour and check out the other events they have going on!



FOR KIDS! From At play:groundNYC, one kid’s trash is another kid’s toy. This junkyard-turned-play-space invites young people to create and construct—or demolish—with loose, recycled building materials and tools. In the interest of helicopter parents, the space is monitored by trained staff to supervise the young industrialists. See what your kids can design in this 50,000-square-foot space, open weekends May through October on Governors Island. 

EAT: Island Oyster, a 32,000 square-foot waterfront restaurant and bar opened for business. The restaurant, run by Alex and Miles Picnus, the lifelong sailors and restauranteurs behind celebrated oyster bar Grand Banks features a variety of refreshing cocktails, wines, a selection of craft beers, and a soon to launch menu of sustainably harvested oysters and approachable dishes. 

Visit the Governor’s Island website for how to get there and lots more stuff to see and do!