Hey Reisenbach Friends!
Today is another day in our “Fun in the Sun” Friday Post! It’s an installment of fun activities and volunteer opportunities as a part of our Summer in a Safe City (#NYCSafeSummer) campaign. This week, we have a lot of exciting art exhibits, eating events, and other various fun activities in the city listed here today!
We hope that we are keeping your week packed with plenty of great suggestions. Have anything you think other people may be interested in? Email me with recommendations at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spending that $$$ at the Vegan Shop Up this weekend,
Friday, (August 14th):
— Have some friends coming in town that you want to impress? Family members who have never been to NYC? Take them to any one of these new restaurants opening up in New York. http://bit.ly/1It6TNN.
— Tap+Cork is having their third annual craft beer and artisanal wine festival this weekend (14th-15th)! Buy your tickets here: http://bit.ly/1pnjgFg.
Saturday, (August 15th):
— Harlem Week is a series of events throughout the summer that promotes and celebrates the history of the culture of the neighborhood and the diverse, artistic place that it is today. Come check out the events under ”Summer in a City” on the 15th! If you decide to come to the Auto Show on the 16th, you’ll be right next me! Happening in my neck of the woods. http://harlemweek.com/about-3/
— The Battery Dance Company presents the 2015 Battery Dance Festival (from the 15th-20th)! It’s free! http://batterydance.org/festival/index.htm.
— One of my favorite events in the city is happening once more in the city! The Vegan Shop Up (sort of like the vegan Smorgasburg) is happening once more in Bushwick! Heads up: the event is 21+. http://bit.ly/1N60sH5.
— The Jazz Age Lawn Party is coming to town this weekend! From the 15th to the 16th of August, you can pretend to be back in Prohibition era New York or even pretend you are one of the fancy partygoers of Nucky Thompson’s extravagant parties on Boardwalk Empire. http://www.jazzagelawnparty.com/
Sunday, (August 16th):
— Accompanying MoMA’s Scorsese Collects, Scorsese Screens illuminates the “conjunction of graphic and cinematic influences that shaped Martin Scorsese’s aesthetic.” This exhibit is happening all the way through September 6th. http://www.moma.org/visit/calendar/films/1590.
— Ecofest is having it’s 27th festival this Sunday! It’s a cultural and educational environmental festival. http://www.ecofest.com/home.html.
— To celebrate India’s Day of Independence, the Federations of Indian Associations is having their India Day Parade. Click here to learn more: http://www.fianynjct.org/.
Tuesday, (August 18th):
— One of the best things to do at the Highline is to stargaze! Come out and look at the New York skyline with fellow New Yorkers. http://bit.ly/1gEgzht.
Wednesday, (August 20th):
— The Museum of the Moving Image is hosting an exhibit entirely dedicated to the creation and the inspiration behind the iconic Mad Men series. Matthew Weiner’s Mad Men exhibit continues till September 6th: http://bit.ly/1ELtkNa.
Thursday, (August 21st):
— Museum of the City of New York is having an exhibit that presents more than 80 photographs taken between 1977 and 1990 by three prominent New York based photographers–Janette Beckman, Joe Conzo, and Martha Cooper–who documented hip hop from its pioneering days. http://www.mcny.org/exhibition/hip-hop-revolution.
— See an outdoor of screening of Apollo 13 at the Intrepid! http://www.intrepidmuseum.org/Summer-Movie-Series.aspx.
Friday, (August 22nd):
— The Met is hosting a drawing class as a part of their “MetFriday” series. Join talented art instructors in the galleries for informal sketching fun. Materials will be provided but you must bring your own sketchbook! http://bit.ly/1MmKKWy.