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Random Happenings in New York City This Weekend - October 11-October 13

Random Happenings in New York City This Weekend Image: Anthony Quintano/Flickr 

There's always something going on in the world's capital, and City Guide has rounded up the best random happenings in New York City this weekend for those looking to do something a little out of the ordinary. You never know what you'll find going on in the city's many neighborhoods on the weekend. From shows to festivals to grand openings, the Big Apple is filled with random happenings no matter the season. Check out the random happenings this weekend in New York City below and start filling out your planner. There's plenty to do in the city that never sleeps!

Garden Highlights Walk - Wave Hill Public Gardens
October 11, 2019 - Bronx

Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for a public tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free with admission to the grounds.

Moonlight Tour - Green-Wood Cemetery
October 11, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join other fearless trekkers to explore Green-Wood's intriguing tombstones and mausoleums–rarely open to the public–and never before visited at night. Historian Jeff Richman leads these immensely popular walking tours, which begin at sunset and are accompanied by the ethereal and atmospheric sounds of live accordion music. Buy your tickets soon; these tours always sell out.

Evan Sherman Big Band : Remembering Roy Hargrove -50th Birthday Celebration - Ginny's Supper Club
October 11, 2019 - New York

Roy's longtime collaborators reunite to celebrate their hero, colleague, and mentor. Roy's longtime collaborators reunite to celebrate their hero, friend, colleague, and mentor. One of the most beloved artists and spirits of our time.

Giada Valenti - Carnegie Hall
October 11, 2019 - New York

Giada Valenti, star of the PBS special "From Venice With Love", celebrates Italian and Hispanic Heritage and Culture Months. The Italian singer pays tribute to Italian, Italian-American, and Hispanic singers and songwriters such as Ennio Morricone, Armando Manzanero, Jim Croce, Gloria Estefan, Domenico Modugno, Selena, Harry Warren (born Salvatore Guaragna), Luis Miguel, Edith Piaf (half Italian), Mina, Mercedes Sosa, Christina Perri, and more.

Sphinx Virtuosi - Carnegie Hall
October 11, 2019 - New York

Socially conscious and musically excellent, the musicians of the Detroit-based Sphinx Organization perform a timely program that promotes justice and peace. Michael Abels's Global Warming speaks to the environmental crisis while celebrating diverse cultures, and Philip Herbert's moving string piece memorializes a teenage victim of racial violence. There's also a new work by Xavier Foley co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall, and classics by Schubert and Bartók.

KAZU - Adult Baby Tour - Rough Trade NYC
October 11, 2019 - Brooklyn

KAZU - Adult Baby Tour

Quix - Avant Gardner
October 11, 2019 - New York

earlier Event: October 5 SuperDisco: Amp Fiddler, Eli Escobar & Midnight Magic (DJ) KUNÁ w/ Kora, Hisham Zahran, Newman, Mashrik

Chase Rice - PlayStation Theater
October 11, 2019 - New York

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Farmer's Market Hosted by down to Earth Markets - Queens Bontanical Garden
October 11, 2019 - Flushing

Shop locally sourced produce, brought to you by local farmers and Down to Earth Markets.

Night Riots with the Stolen, the Orphan the Poet - Baby's All Right
October 11, 2019 - Brooklyn

Night Riots with The Stolen, The Orphan The Poet

Digitas - Center for Communication
October 11, 2019 - Brooklyn

Digitas helps brands like Dunkin' Donuts, eBay and Taco Bell reach people through truth, connection and wonder. Curious about a career that melds data, strategy, creative, media and tech? Find out what it's like to work at the "Connected Marketing Agency," with an office that has giant Jenga, Foosball tables, an office library and in-house baristas.

Mango Languages: Learn Arabic and French on the GO - Brooklyn Public Library - Marcy Branch
October 11, 2019 - Brooklyn

Learn Arabic and French or improve your English skills with Mango languages. Mango is an online language learning system that teaches practical conversation skills for real communication. It's a fast, easy, and effective way to learn to speak a foreign language. Each lesson combines real life situations and audio from native speakers with simple, clear instructions. The courses are presented with an appreciation for cultural nuance and real-world application by focusing on the four key elements of language learning: vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, and culture. Mango Languages is language learning for the adventurous, the ambitious and the curious! FREE access with your library card

Opening Reception for Breaking the Plane - Jane Hartsook Gallery
October 11, 2019 - New York

Opening Reception for Breaking the Plane

Random Happenings in New York City This Weekend

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Big Thief - Webster Hall
October 11, 2019 - New York

Big Thief

The Stepfathers - UCBT Hell's Kitchen
October 11, 2019 - New York

New York's top longform improvisers take you on a tour of everything cute and brutal. This supergroup of improv veterans includes Sebastian Conelli, Michael Delaney, Alexandra Dickson, Shannon O'Neill, and Connor Ratliff.

History of the NYC Grid - Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden
October 11, 2019 - New York

The curator of our current exhibit, "Invention in the Face of Intolerance," will speak about the history, debate, challenges, and implementation of the 1811 plan for the grid street system that we know today. Bring your lunch. Tea, conversation, exhibit, and optional museum tour included.

Isabella Tree and Rewilding an English Farm - Simons Foundation
October 11, 2019 - New York

Progress has transformed natural wildernesses into artificial landscapes, swapping forests and meadows for farms and megamalls. Nearly 20 years ago, Isabella Tree and her husband Charlie Burrell set out to bring the wild back to their 3,500-acre farm in southeastern England.

Letters from an Astrophysicist - 92nd Street Y
October 11, 2019 - New York

As director of the Hayden Planetarium, and host of Cosmos and StarTalk, he has dedicated his life to exploring and explaining the mysteries of the universe.

Bettye Lavette - Cafe Carlyle
October 11, 2019 - New York

Celebrated R&B artist Bettye LaVette, a performer with "the steamroller charisma to invigorate the night," (The New York Times), will make a momentous return to the Café Carlyle, October 10-12, showcasing her inimitable style and gut wrenching vocals.

Behind the Lens Henry Diltz & Mick Rock - The Boulton Center
October 11, 2019 - Bay Shore

Behind The Lens featuring Mick Rock and Henry Diltz If you lived through the Sixties and Seventies and you really don't remember much, except all that great music and concerts you attended, rest assured that Mick Rock and Henry Diltz definitely do. Or shall we say, they have the evidence to prove it? Produced by Morrison Hotel Gallery, Behind The Lens is a two-hour-plus visual feast of music photography and stories as told from two iconic music photographers who documented those memorable times. Henry Diltz opens the show taking you on a visual and story-telling journey of some of the most famous album covers and musical artists ever documented. Featuring The Doors, Eagles, Crosby Stills & Nash, James Taylor, Linda Ronstadt, Jackson Browne, Woodstock and many more… and the stories! You will be taken far behind the scenes of what the Sixties were really all about in this authentic, heart-warming and humorous ride that only Henry Diltz can provide.

Molly Tentarelli---Jazz/Pop - The Triad
October 11, 2019 - New York

A cross between Joni Mitchell and Steely Dan, jazz-pop artist Molly Tentarelli brings her broad range and silky vocals to The Triad in celebration of her recently released debut album. Molly will be performing original songs from her new album -- an album which includes musical contributions from David Sanborn, Chris Botti, Leland Sklar, Timothy B. Schmidt, and Vinnie Colaiuta, among others. Molly's songs are deeply personal and represent an autobiographical musical journey of her life. They are about love, heartbreak, her sense of humor, her art. Don't miss this special evening of original music. Please Note: The Triad has a 2-be...

Wish You Were Here in Its Entirety by MR. Floyd - Club Bonafide
October 12, 2019 - New York

Mr. Floyd takes its name from the giant British band themselves, capturing New York's scene attention quickly with sublime precision. The quintet delivers a soulful rendition of diverse Pink Floyd material that even diehard fans will find deeply entertaining.

Desi Saturdays - Weekly Saturday Night Desiparty at stage4 - Stage 48
October 12, 2019 - New York

Desi Saturdays is one high society DesiParty. Wow factor everywhere. Beautiful people, beautiful venue, beautiful ambiance, and did we mention beautiful people? High energy, amazing music and a packed house are just some of the traits of what you would expect at this weekly desiparty. This event is the talk of the town amongst young socialites. It's so exclusive it only takes place on Saturday Nights, and don't even try to dress down, because it is almost impossible to get in, but more importantly you would feel so out of place. So don your best, and you may just be lucky enough to party out on Saturdays Nights at Stage48!!

Murder, Mayhem, and Disaster - Green-Wood Cemetery
October 12, 2019 - Brooklyn

Serene, beautiful Green-Wood is the final resting place for many victims who met violent ends. Join veteran tour guide Ruth Edebohls to hear some of their fascinating, and mostly tragic, tales, including the sinking of the SS Morro Castle and possible murder of her captain; the Malbone Street Wreck, the deadliest accident in New York City subway history; Evelina Bliss, whose poisoning by arsenic-laden clam chowder sent shock waves through the Gilded Age; the mass grave to the victims of the Brooklyn Theatre fire, and many more.

Dead Distillers Trolley Tour - Green-Wood Cemetery
October 12, 2019 - Brooklyn

Green-Wood is teaming up with our friends at Kings County Distillery to delve into the storied past of distilling in Brooklyn. The afternoon kicks off with a trolley tour of the cemetery's "permanent residents" with whiskey connections, including the one and only casualty of the Brooklyn Whiskey Wars of the late 1860s and early 1870s. Afterward, the trolley will head to Kings County Distillery in the Brooklyn Navy Yard where visitors will see first-hand how whiskey is made and enjoy a tasting of four delectable varieties.

Secrets in Stone - Green-Wood Cemetery
October 12, 2019 - Brooklyn

There is a secret language at Green-Wood that is etched in its centuries-old monuments. Inverted torches, bales of wheat, and hourglasses with wings are but a few of the curious depictions that you will encounter. This eye-opening walking tour will showcase the meaning of these eternal, though sometimes cryptic, symbols.

Green-Wood at Night - Green-Wood Cemetery
October 12, 2019 - Brooklyn

Long after Green-Wood's gates close to the public, explore its historic grounds under the cover of night. You'll visit some of the cemetery's most intriguing monuments, including the elaborate memorial to John Matthews (the "Soda Fountain King"), Charles Calverley's marble portrait of Precious Georgie, the formerly unmarked grave of William Poole (aka, "Bill the Butcher"), and Harvey Burdell whose famous murder in 1887 resulted in the criminal trial of the 19th Century.

North River Lobster Company: Fresh Seafood and a Cruise - North River Lobster Co.
October 12, 2019 - New York

Summer is on its way, and it's a perfect time to head out onto the waters to enjoy a scenic cruise while chowing down on fresh seafood with North River Lobster Company. The largest floating lobster shack in New York City offers a variety of experiences, whether you want to grab a quick lobster lunch, relax with some happy hour drinks or enjoy a scenic sunset dinner. Your ticket gets you access to any of the three floors, including the rooftop deck, all of which offer a casual atmosphere and great views of Midtown.

Random Happenings in New York City This Weekend

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Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra - Carnegie Hall
October 12, 2019 - New York

Performers Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra Milen Nachev, Conductor Fiona Zheng, Violin Xiaochun Qi, Lu Sun, and Linda Wang, Erhu Program Original works by Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra SMETANA "Dance of the Comedians" from The Bartered Bride TCHAIKOVSKY Valse-scherzo in C Major, Op. 34 GOUNOD "Marche Après le Ballet" from Roméo et Juliette

Kaycee Galano, Solo Violin - Carnegie Hall
October 12, 2019 - New York

KayCee Galano, 18-year old violinist from the Philippines, performs Bach's complete Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin. At age 12, Ms. Galano performed on NPR's "From the Top" broadcast from Beijing as Young Artists at the Great Wall International Music Academy. She's performed as a soloist with the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra, Jena Philharmonic in Germany, and with the Starling Chamber Orchestra on tour in China. She studied at University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.

Passion Through Performance: Lights Back On! - Carnegie Hall
October 12, 2019 - New York

Performers Artists to be announced

Kuná W/ Kora, Hisham Zahran, Newman, Mashrik - Avant Gardner
October 12, 2019 - New York

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Dillon Francis - Avant Gardner
October 12, 2019 - New York

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THE WATSON HOTEL - FASHION & BEAUTY OLYMPICS DESIGNER SHOW
October 12, 2019 - New York

Fashion Avenue News, the Luxury Brand, will produce the $5,000 CASH Fashion & Beauty Olympics, the BEST OF THE BEST in Fashion Design, Saturday Oct. 12, 2019 at the Watson Hotel, 440 West 57th Street, NYC.

Early Works by Great Composers - Merkin Concert Hall
October 12, 2019 - New York

Early Works by Great Composers explores piano pieces written by young composers as one of their first compositions. The program will include works by 17-year-old Beethoven, 17-year-old Borodin, 21-year-old Brahms, 27-year-old Debussy, 20-year-old Schumann, 27-year-old Scriabin, and more! Our program features NYPS Performing Members who are concert pianists with professions in fields other than music, in collaboration with string ensemble "Opus 21" and NYPS Artists-in-Residence, violinist Hana Mundiya and cellist Leland Ko.

Harvest Fest - Eventbrite
October 12, 2019 - Queens

Salted caramel popcorn, fried oreos, vegan snacks from Vegan Rob's, homemade pastries, stuffed brownies, albondigas, pizza, spiced apple cider, for sale and sampling

Create Your Own Social Media Filter - Pioneer Works
October 12, 2019 - Brooklyn

This class, led by former Technology Resident Ziv Schneider, will focus on making interactive art for social media, also known as face filters, effects, or lenses. Participants will learn to program augmented reality effects like face tracking, plane tracking and gesture recognition to create masks using SparkAR Studio. By the end of the class, participants will learn how to publish their works to Facebook, Instagram or Snapchat, where people can engage with them through their phone cameras.

Chinese Language Teachers Leadership Series: Starting with a Framework - China Institute No America
October 12, 2019 - New York

he field of Chinese language and culture teaching is becoming more prominent and mainstream as educators and families see the value in increasing knowledge about China. In response, the field needs an expanded cadre of Chinese language teachers with the necessary academic background and professional experience to support, expand, and sustain strong Chinese language programs. China Institute & NYU Project DCLT's Chinese Language Teachers Leadership Series has partnered to launch this session focused on developing a vision and approach to leadership around Mandarin/English dual language education. Participants will join a discussion on personal professional advancement and identify the steps to form a learning community that forges trust, collaboration and support. This workshop is presented by Confucius Institute at China Institute in collaboration with the New York University's Project Developing Chinese Language Teachers (Project DCLT).

The Open Newsroom in the Library - Brooklyn Public Library - Marcy Branch
October 12, 2019 - Brooklyn

The Brooklyn Public Library & THE CITY invite you to the Open Newsroom to chat, eat snacks & figure out how local news can better serve you. Whose information do you trust more: TV or your best friend? Is Facebook your only news feed? Let's talk. Come hang out with us at The Open Newsroom. THE CITY, a new, independent, nonprofit newsroom dedicated to hard-hitting reporting that serves the people of New York, is launching a year-long project with the Brooklyn Public Library called The Open Newsroom. The two organizations will convene 24 neighborhood meetings at six library branches over the next year to better understand how information finds its way to and through a community and to explore how to make local news more collaborative. So come join friends and neighbors in The Open Newsroom. You'll also learn more about the kinds of local reporting THE CITY is doing — and, more importantly, THE CITY will get to know you and better understand what's important to you and your neighbors. Reporters from THE CITY and library staff will be on hand. Oh, and refreshments will be served. Please register here for the event.

Symposium: The Man Who Changed both the American Education and the Chinese Education – On the Centennial of John Dewey's Historical Visit to China - Downtown Office
October 12, 2019 - New York

One of the greatest philosophers and educators of our times, John Dewey (1859-1952) is viewed by both his advocates and critics as the father of progressive education. A creative and prolific thinker, he was credited for having changed the American education. In 1919, at the invitation of his former Chinese students at Columbia University, Dewey embarked on a trip to China, which would forever change the direction of education in the Middle Kingdom. He initially intended to spend two or three months in China, but ended up staying more than two years there. During his stay in China, he travelled across 11 provinces and gave more than 200 lectures to enthusiastic audiences at various education institutions. His philosophical and educational thought exerted an enormous influence on education in China so much so that it is still felt today. Shortly after he returned from China, he helped found China Institute, the first cultural and educational institution in the U.S., with Pingwen Kuo, Hu Shi and Paul Monroe (Director of the School of Education at Columbia's Teachers' College) to disseminate information about Chinese culture and Chinese education. On the centennial of John Dewey's ... (read more)

Teen Tech Time - Brooklyn Public Library - Marcy Branch
October 12, 2019 - Brooklyn

Come Join us for Teen Tech Time! Our Xbox is your Xbox - our WiiU is your WiiU! Our Nintento Switch is your Nintendo Switch! come Join us for gaming every Saturday from 3:30-4:30pm. Ages 12+ welcome.

Found Footage Festival: Volume 9 - The Bell House
October 12, 2019 - Brooklyn

Ages 21+ Joe Pickett (The Onion) and Nick Prueher (The Colbert Report) return to The Bell House with a live guided tour through their latest VHS finds, including the 1987 Miss Junior America Wisconsin pageant, a mysterious tape labeled "bonion sergery," home movies taken at a Canadian hose factory, and a fitness video called Jugglercise.

Random Happenings in New York City This Weekend

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Skizzy Mars - Webster Hall
October 12, 2019 - New York

Skizzy Mars

The Architecture & Preservation of Fraunces Tavern - Fraunces Tavern Museum
October 12, 2019 - New York

Celebrate the 300th anniversary of the construction of Fraunces Tavern, one of the oldest sites in New York City. This tour will take your through our new exhibition, A Monument to Memory: 300 Years of Living History, to explore the history of 54 Pearl Street, its significance to the American Revolutionary era, and the efforts to restore and preserve the building.

Anna's Interiors - Museum of Arts and Design
October 12, 2019 - New York

To celebrate The World of Anna Sui, her first major retrospective in the United States, the fashion design icon is participating in a series of conversations at MAD with her favorite collaborators and muses.

Encyclopedia Commedia - Caveat
October 12, 2019 - New York

After a year and a half and 22/26 letters learned with laughter, Caveat's only Encyclopedia-themed comedy variety show is throwing a WINDUP that will make XXX's of YOUR ZZZ's

The Architecture & Preservation of Fraunces Tavern - Fraunces Tavern Museum
October 12, 2019 - New York

Celebrate the 300th anniversary of the construction of Fraunces Tavern, one of the oldest sites in New York City. This tour will take your through our new exhibition, A Monument to Memory: 300 Years of Living History, to explore the history of 54 Pearl Street, its significance to the American Revolutionary era, and the efforts to restore and preserve the building.

Anna's Interiors - Museum of Arts and Design
October 12, 2019 - New York

To celebrate The World of Anna Sui, her first major retrospective in the United States, the fashion design icon is participating in a series of conversations at MAD with her favorite collaborators and muses.

Encyclopedia Commedia - Caveat
October 12, 2019 - New York

After a year and a half and 22/26 letters learned with laughter, Caveat's only Encyclopedia-themed comedy variety show is throwing a WINDUP that will make XXX's of YOUR ZZZ's

Encyclopedia Commedia - Caveat
October 12, 2019 - New York

After a year and a half and 22/26 letters learned with laughter, Caveat's only Encyclopedia-themed comedy variety show is throwing a WINDUP that will make XXX's of YOUR ZZZ's

Indie Improv Showcase - UCBT Hell's Kitchen
October 12, 2019 - New York

The NYC improv scene is filled with teams of hungry, hard-working and hilarious improvisers with no allegiance to anything but the love of the game. We pull them from the streets and give them a stage to perform their swaggering brand of improv comedy while they give us a little bit of indie cred. Come out and see the future legends of improvisation before they get too big and you can't be into them anymore.

Earthless Maggot Heart Sacri Monti - Saint Vitus Bar
October 12, 2019 - Brooklyn,

The fifteen plus minute mind-melting sonic explorations of this San Diego instrumental rock trio make a strong case for the appropriateness of their name: the jams simply don't seem of this world. Featuring members of jaw-dropping live acts Rocket From The Crypt, Howlin' Rain, Nebula and Hot Snakes, a power trio this powerful is just about as rare as a band described as psych-rock actually being a psychedelic rock band these days.

Bettye Lavette - Cafe Carlyle
October 12, 2019 - New York

Celebrated R&B artist Bettye LaVette, a performer with "the steamroller charisma to invigorate the night," (The New York Times), will make a momentous return to the Café Carlyle, October 10-12, showcasing her inimitable style and gut wrenching vocals.

The High Line Hijinks Scavenger Hunt - The High Line
October 12, 2019 - New York

Come explore the Meatpacking District – the trendy neighborhood that has sprung from an area of warehouses and historic buildings – and the High Line, the former elevated railway that has been transformed into a beautiful park with great views of the neighborhood and the Hudson River. Aside from a stroll along the High Line’s gardens amidst old rails, highlights include the Chelsea Market, glitzy new restaurants, boutiques, a hotel that took in survivors from the Titanic, movie locations and more. A smartphone is required for each team to participate. Advance purchase is required.

Watson Adventures’ Murder at the Museum of Natural History Scavenger Hunt - American Museum of Natural History
October 12, 2019 - New York

Join Watson Adventures on a murder mystery scavenger hunt for adults at the Museum of Natural History! Someone, or some “thing”, has been bumping off museum staffers involved in acquiring a sacred Egyptian relic. Is it the dreaded Curse of Ahtchu? Or is a serial killer on the loose? Your team of sleuths will have to crack a hieroglyphic code and uncover the museum’s secrets to stop the killings. While solving the crime, you’ll get an amazing whirlwind tour of the Museum of Natural History. Price includes museum admission. Advance purchase is required.

Random Happenings in New York City This Weekend

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Three Heads Brewing
October 12, 2019 - Rochester

Are you ready for another Balance & Beers? Let's get our yoga on and drink some beer at Three Heads Brewing! What is better than getting a little sweaty and chill-axing with your friends? Join us for a fun and flowy vinyasa yoga class that is suitable for all-levels. Bend for an hour and then grab a 3HB craft brew after class! -Who: Anyone looking to sweat & flow! -What: A morning of yoga & beer -When: October 12th @ 10:30a Each ticket includes 1 hour of yoga and a pint! **Gratuity is NOT included. Please be sure to show the staff your appreciation!

Green Team 2019 - Brooklyn Bridge Park
October 12, 2019 - Brooklyn

Green Team 2019 The Green Team provides essential horticultural care to the Park, including planting, mulching, and removing invasive plants. The Green Team is a wonderful opportunity to learn about gardening, enjoy nature, and make the Park look its best.

Mike Watt & the Missingmen: Dick Watt Tour 2019 - The Mercury Lounge
October 12, 2019 - New York

Bassist Mike Watt was the living embodiment of the punk rock spirit. As a founding member of the highly influential Minutemen, he created one of the most important bodies of work in the American underground canon, delivering adventurous, fiercely polemical music informed by such disparate traditions as funk, folk, and free jazz. Although his subsequent material -- most notably his records with the trio fIREHOSE, as well as his latter-day solo efforts -- lacked the sheer impact of his earliest outings, Watt remained true to the D.I.Y. ethos that originally inspired him, emerging as one of the most highly respected figures in contemporary music. Born December 20, 1957, in Portsmouth, Virginia, the young Watt and his family relocated to San Pedro, California, which was to remain his home base throughout the years to follow; there he became close friends with D. Boon, with whom he formed the Reactionaries during the mid-'70s. Inspired by the burgeoning punk movement, he and Boon founded the Minutemen in 1979, adding George Hurley on drums. So named in honor of the brevity of their initial songs, in 1980 the Minutemen debuted with the EP Paranoid Time, becoming just the second act to re... (read more)

Saturday Studio - Dia: Beacon
October 12, 2019 - Beacon

Join practicing artists for a free monthly workshop of art making and play in the Learning Lab at Dia:Beacon. Designed for all ages, Saturday Studio is a family friendly program that is most suitable for children ages 5 and up. All families participating in the Saturday Studio program receive free admission to Dia:Beacon for the day. Saturday Studio begins promptly at 10:30 am on the second Saturday of every month. Space is limited; reservations are recommended. Reservations can be made by visiting the calendar listings for specific program dates. A limited number of spaces will be available on Saturday, October 12, 2019 on a first-come, first-served basis. The sign-up process begins in the admissions area at 10 am.

Best Of Fall - Housing Works Bookstore Cafe & Bar
October 12, 2019 - New York

The weather is cooling, the leaves are turning, and now is the perfect time to make your home and closet comfy, cozy, and chic. Shop our "Best of" Fall fashion, furniture and art and more at all of our Thrift Shop locations!

Indie Author Day 2019: Children's Book Fair - Brooklyn Public Library - Macon Branch
October 12, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join as libraries across North America host local Indie Author Day events on October 12, 2018. This book fair is designed to bring local independent writers of children's book together in Macon Library to participate in book readings and signings, workshops, presentations and more. If you a writer and is interest in tabling at the fair, please contact LaMeane Isaac at 718-573-5606.

Dumb People Town - The Bell House
October 13, 2019 - Brooklyn

This event is 21 and over Dumb People Town is as much an exploration as it is a celebration of dumb people doing dumb things (often in Florida). Incredible improvisor and comedian Dan Van Kirk rustles up wild local news stories and riffs on their details with the Sklar Brothers, joined by a hilarious well known or up and coming comedy guest. Wherever there's a drunk, buck-naked man running around with a machete, the boys of Dumb People Town will be there. The Criminal Mischief comes fast and furious in Dumb People Town.

Lower East Side Walking Tour - 137 E. Houston Street
October 13, 2019 - New York

The Lower East Side is the neighborhood that has been the melting pot for immigrants for generations. Italian, Jewish, German, Latino and Asian immigrants have all called the Lower East Side home Tour highlights include the following experiences -- Red Square, Orchard Street, Russ and Daughters, Katz’s Deli, Movie and TV show sites, Angel Orshanz Center, Eastern Dispensary, Seward park High School, Williamsburg Bridge, Delancey Street, Blue Building, LES Market, Economy Candy, Yonah Schimmels Knish

Fall Birding - Wave Hill Public Gardens
October 13, 2019 - Bronx

Naturalist Gabriel Willow contributes his extensive knowledge of diverse bird species and their behavior on these walks through the gardens and woodlands. Observe the plants, insects and habitats at Wave Hill that make it so appealing for such a wide variety of birds. Birders of all levels welcome! Ages 10 and older welcome with an adult. Free with admission to the grounds. NYC Audubon Members enjoy two-for-one admission.

Garden Highlights Walk - Wave Hill Public Gardens
October 13, 2019 - Bronx

Meet at Perkins Visitor Center Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for a public tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free with admission to the grounds.

Birding in Peace - Green-Wood Cemetery
October 13, 2019 - Brooklyn

Before our gates open to the general public, birding expert Rob Jett leads these peaceful Sunday morning walking tours to discover the birds that make Green-Wood their home – at least temporarily. By September, offspring of these nesting birds will be on their own. Returning warblers will be in their less flamboyant fall plumage. Large numbers of blackbirds, flycatchers, sparrows, vireos, and swallows will also be passing through. By October, waterfowl are returning, and we'll look for raptors heading south. November will bring back our overwintering feathered denizens from the north.

Quentin Kim, Piano Christopher Temporelli, Bass - Carnegie Hall
October 13, 2019 - New York

Christopher Temporelli, American Bass, appears in New York City after many appearances in East Asia. Based in South Korea, he is featured in festivals and concert halls, on television, and on radio throughout Asia and across the globe. He returns with the Beethoven Cycle An die ferne Geliebte (To the distant beloved) as well as English and Italian classical song repertoire. Accompanying him is the Pusan National University professor and Korean pianist, Quentin Kim.

The Grand Praise Celebration of Milal 2019 - Carnegie Hall
October 13, 2019 - New York

Performers Artists to be announced

Ischool of Music Student Recital - Carnegie Hall
October 13, 2019 - New York

Performers Student Recital

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Harvest Fest - Queens Botanical Garden
October 13, 2019 - Flushing

Celebrate all things Autumn at QBG's signature fall festival, fun for the whole family

Nightly with the Wldlfe - Baby's All Right
October 13, 2019 - Brooklyn

Nightly with The Wldlfe

Poetny Open Mic FT Meaghan Ford - Bowery Poetry Club
October 13, 2019 - New York

Nyc's Poetry Open Mic, Hosted by Mason Granger Feature Poet: Meaghan Ford

Tech Support for Grandparents - 92nd Street Y
October 13, 2019 - New York

Want to group-text your whole family all at once? Bring your device and our two tech experts will help figure it out in this free class. The class meets Wednesdays, from 5-6 pm, and Sundays, from 3-4 pm. It will be held in S263 (the Parenting Center lounge). If you can't make it on the listed days, you can email us with any questions.

Exploring Our Histories & Creating New Forms Poetry Workshop With Dorothy Friedman - Bowery Poetry Club
October 13, 2019 - New York

In this workshop we will expand our creativity in a supportive atmosphere; you will receive writing samples at each class that focus on particular aspects of the writing process, and you will receive personal attention. At each session we will generate new poetry; explore issues such as Identity, Relationships, Language, Voice, etc.; use experimental techniques, such as those developed in workshops with John Ashbery, Barbara Henning, Ann Waldman and others. Therefore, we will explore new approaches to language and form. The workshop provides exercises and in-class writing, as well as tips on how to hone your technique, perform your poems; and get published.

Writers With Attitude - Bowery Poetry Club
October 13, 2019 - New York

Writers With Attitude" is a creative writing workshop based in New York, NY. The workshop is free to the public with a reservation. We read works from diverse authors, share ideas and give observations on each other's writing. We aim to become more prolific and find our voice within our writing through various styles. We operate like a college workshop, without the boring professor. W.W.A is many things, but we are also not a lot of things.

Poetny Open Mic FT Meaghan Ford - Bowery Poetry Club
October 13, 2019 - New York

FEATURE POET: MEAGHAN FORD - @FORDMEAGHAN ON IG SIGNUPS AT 8PM. TWENTY (20), 3-MINUTE SLOTS. FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED

Inner Child Healing Meditation Experience - Eventbrite
October 13, 2019 - Queens

I'm coming to NYC and am hosting a free inner child healing meditation. This will be similar to the event in LA. We will gather and take ourselves on a journey to bring our inner child a space of saftey and love.

Coney Island Circus Sideshow - Coney Island Museum
October 13, 2019 - Brooklyn

Magical Promotions, together with Coney Island USA, presents an afternoon of fun and wonder for the entire family. "Magic at Coney!!!" is a magical variety show highlighting a vast array of magicians; featuring illusionists, escape artists, mentalists and close-up magicians from around the world. Admission is only $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12 online, or at the door. 75 tickets sold per performance. Advance online purchase recommended. There are no extra fees for online purchases.

Historic Walking Tour of 19th Century Noho - Merchant's House Museum
October 13, 2019 - New York

Join us for a journey back in time to the elite 'Bond Street area,' home to Astors, Vanderbilts, Delanoes – and the Tredwells, who lived in the Merchant's House. You'll see how the neighborhood surrounding the Tredwells' home evolved from a refined and tranquil residential enclave into a busy commercial center.

Wave Farm Works in Progress Workshop with Milad Mozari - Governors Island
October 13, 2019 - New York

This workshop, led by Wave Farm resident Milad Mozari, combines methods in sound recording and Particle brand development boards to survey open spaces and large structures on Governors Island.

Philosophical and Poetic Reactions - Bayard Rustin Educational Campus
October 13, 2019 - New York

Given the multiple Left, Liberal and Neo-conservative interpretations of German idealism in terms of the end(s) of history and or its new beginning, we will interpret the world historical spirit (1) in the light of the enlightenment (2) a close reading of Hegel's Phenomenology engage the contemporary world and its multiple variations.

Watson Adventures’ Munch Around the Village Scavenger Hunt - Father Demo Square
October 13, 2019 - New York

Join Watson Adventures on a unique food scavenger hunt for adults in Greenwich Village! Discover the gourmet delights of Greenwich Village while collecting treats and answers along the way. Starring some of the best pizza, kebab, cheese, cannoli, paratha, gelato and peanut butter you’ve ever had. You’ll also get a real taste of the Village – its many historic places, famous folks, movie locations and more. Please bring one smartphone per team for photos plus $10 cash for food purchases. Advance purchase is required.

Havasi Pure Piano Concert | 2 Shows! - The Town Hall
October 13, 2019 - New York

HAVASI at The Town Hall After sold-out performances at Carnegie Hall, the Barbican in London and the Sydney Opera House, HAVASI returns to New York City with an exclusive solo piano performance on October 13th at The Town Hall. Unlike anything you've heard before The program is 100% original solo piano works by one of the most fascinating and versatile young composers of today, HAVASI. His innovative music is unlike anything you have heard before; fresh, passionate and entertaining at the same time. Pure Piano This is a rare and unique opportunity to meet the modern classical composer who usually only performs in the largest stadiums in Europe. In this special concert he will be playing to an audience sitting virtually right next to him. Expect to be surprised: even today a single piano is perfectly enough for a charismatic artist to deeply move and entertain the audience, while he reveals his secrets about the music that has captivated the hearts of so many people worldwide.

Amazing Dharma Yoga Weekend Program with Sri Dharma Mittra! - Dharma Yoga Center
Through October 13, 2019 - New York

Amazing Dharma Yoga Weekend Program with Sri Dharma Mittra! Yoga lovers everywhere grab your mats and get ready to take an energizing, fun filled & blissful 2- day yoga immersion with legendary Sri Dharma Mittra & senior teachers. Recharge your mind and body as you practice Psychic Development Meditation & Breathing Techniques, a Maha Shakti open level asana practice, Yoga Nidra Meditation, a Dharma Yoga Wheel Class, Sri Dharma’s signature Maha Sadhana, or Great Practice featuring the Dharma Yoga Kirtan Band, an Inversion Workshop, & a Dharma III class with the legendary Pam. Plus, take advantage of a 15% discount at vegan Peace Food Café for Saturday lunch! Dharma Yoga Weekend Program: Saturday, October 12th 9:00am -6:30pm Sunday, October 13th 10:00am-1:45pm 11.5 hours of Dharma Yoga for only $145 – Amazing! Call 212.889.8160 or Pre-Register $145- go to www.dharmayogacenter.com $155 Day of event Mention Promo code DHARMA-MS10 for 10% discount Dharma Yoga Center 61 West 23rd Street (between 5th & 6th avenue.) New York, NY 10001 Contact: Andrew Jones [email protected] 212.889.8160 Photo credit Dharma Yoga Center, New York Sri Dhar... (read more)

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Amazing Dharma Yoga Weekend Program with Sri Dharma Mittra! - Dharma Yoga Center
Through October 13, 2019 - New York

Amazing Dharma Yoga Weekend Program with Sri Dharma Mittra! Yoga lovers everywhere grab your mats and get ready to take an energizing, fun filled & blissful 2- day yoga immersion with legendary Sri Dharma Mittra & senior teachers. Recharge your mind and body as you practice Psychic Development Meditation & Breathing Techniques, a Maha Shakti open level asana practice, Yoga Nidra Meditation, a Dharma Yoga Wheel Class, Sri Dharma’s signature Maha Sadhana, or Great Practice featuring the Dharma Yoga Kirtan Band, an Inversion Workshop, & a Dharma III class with the legendary Pam. Plus, take advantage of a 15% discount at vegan Peace Food Café for Saturday lunch! Dharma Yoga Weekend Program: Saturday, October 12th 9:00am -6:30pm Sunday, October 13th 10:00am-1:45pm 11.5 hours of Dharma Yoga for only $145 – Amazing! Call 212.889.8160 or Pre-Register $145- go to www.dharmayogacenter.com $155 Day of event Mention Promo code DHARMA-MS10 for 10% discount Dharma Yoga Center 61 West 23rd Street (between 5th & 6th avenue.) New York, NY 10001 Contact: Andrew Jones [email protected] 212.889.8160 Photo credit Dharma Yoga Center, New York Sri Dhar... (read more)

The Bowery Presents: Explosions In The Sky 20th Anniversary Tour - Knockdown Center
Through October 14, 2019 - Maspeth

18+ About Explosions In The Sky: "Our band turns twenty years old this year and to celebrate we're going to be playing some shows this coming Fall. We hope to see some of you out there. And thanks so much for sticking with us for so long. We truly appreciate it." - Explosions in the Sky

Michael-Demby Cain - a Little Talk with Myself---Broadway/Pop - The Triad
Through October 14, 2019 - New York

Having had the privilege to appear in eight Broadway shows (including Smokey Joe's Café and Ragtime), headline in Atlantic City and perform all around the world, Michael is excited to return the cabaret stage at The Triad, NYC. Expect an uplifting evening of some of Michael's favorite music – Pop to Jazz, Contemporary Christian to Broadway and more. This is his celebration of love, light and life! Musical Director: JoLynn Burks. Director: Joe Lanteri. Please Note: The Triad has a 2-beverage minimum per person.

Moon (Jar) Landing - Pioneer Works
Through October 19, 2019 - Brooklyn

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the first human landing on the moon. In celebration of the anniversary, join former Visual Arts Resident and ceramicist Nicholas Oh, aka Dave Kim, in creating moon jars, historical Korean vessels named for their resemblance to the full moon.

Dine African Restaurant Week - Teranga
Through October 20, 2019 - New York

New York African Restaurant Week 2019 (Oct 4 - 20) presents...Teranga on Fridays to Sunday from Oct 4 - 20 to enjoy special menus at reduced prices - celebratethe best of African cuisine and culture.

Michelle Rogers: Green Fire - Irish Arts Center
Through October 29, 2019 - New York

Large-scale oil-on-canvas

NYC Tots: Fall Class Series - Museum of the City of New York
Through November 21, 2019 - New York

Register for six sessions that focus on exploration and discovery of fall in New York through song, play, and hands-on activities. Learn to look closely and imaginatively with guided gallery visits to the Museum's many exhibitions, including New York at Its Core. Participants will learn about our city and create special art projects inspired by New York in autumn.

KCBC Beer and Cheese Pairing - Murray's Cheese Shop
Through June 06, 2020 - New York

KCBC Beer and Cheese Pairing


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