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Things to do this week in NYC Apr 30-May 7: Outdoor Activities
(04/30) - New York City is not only home to great cultural institutions, shops and events; it's also a place where there are plenty of things to do outside. If you're looking for ways to enjoy New York's beautiful summer weather, we've got some great suggestions for things you can do outdoors?from New York parks and outdoor cafes to flea markets, sporting events, and street fairs. Here are some of our favorite things to do in NYC this week that will get you out of the house! (read the story...)

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Through 10/08/2017 Circle of Dance - National Museum of the American Indian
1 Bowling Green - 212-514-3700
www.americanindian.si.edu
Ages: All

A five-year exhibition that presents Native dance as a vibrant, meaningful, and diverse form of cultural expression. Featuring ten social and ceremonial dances from throughout the Americas, the exhibition illuminates the significance of each dance and highlights the unique characteristics of its movements and music.

Through 12/31/2016
Hours: 10pm-1am
Shake Rattle & Roll Dueling Pianos - The Cellar
22 Warren St. - 917-921-4128
Ages: AD
Price: 20

Every Saturday night at 10pm, it's an all-request rock n roll party! Two of the top piano entertainers on the East Coast play your favorites all night long in a sing-along, dance-along, laugh-along, drink-along good time. Everything from Billy Joel to Bon Jovi to Britney Spears to Biz Markie - if you can think it, we can play it! Great for birth... (more)

Through 12/31/2020 Picasso's Le Tricorne - New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West - 212-873-3400
www.nyhistory.org
Ages: All

Now on display at the New-York Historical Society is a newly acquired and conserved Picasso in the exhibition Picasso's "Le Tricorne." It is the first work by Picasso, and one with great wall power and a New York history, to enter New-York Historical's collection. Pablo Picasso painted the stage curtain for the two-act ballet The Three-Cornered ... (more)

Through 1/31/2020 Connected Worlds - New York Hall of Science
47-01 111th St. - 718-699-0005
www.nysci.org
Ages: All

The New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) will open Connected Worlds, its exciting and groundbreaking new exhibition on environmental sustainability, on June 27, 2015. Presented in NYSCI's iconic Great Hall, Connected Worlds is a fully immersive, digitally rendered interactive experience where visitors are encouraged to explore the interconnectedne... (more)

Through 5/30/2016
Hours: 2:30pm - 4:30 pm
Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens - Queens Historical Society at Kingsland Homestead
143-35 37th Ave. - 718-939-0647
Ages: All
Price: $3-5

The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one point in their lives lived and worked in Queens, the exhibition highlights the life and work of Helen Keller, Betty Friedan, Rise Stevens, Lisa Randall, Grace Lee Boggs, a... (more)

Through 6/19/2016 Chinese Lacquer: Treasures from the Irving Collection, 12th-18th Century - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

Lacquer, the resin of a family of trees found throughout southern China—as well as in Southeast Asia, Korea, and Japan—is an amazing material. When exposed to oxygen and humidity, lacquer hardens or polymerizes, becoming a natural plastic and an ideal protective covering for screens, trays, and other implements. Mixed with pigments, particularly ci... (more)

Through 5/29/2016 The Butterfly Conservatory: Tropical Butterflies Alive in Winter! - The American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West - 212-769-5100
amnh.org
Ages: All

The Butterfly Conservatory: Tropical Butterflies Alive in Winter!, a perennial favorite visited by millions of children and adults, returns to the American Museum of Natural History. This popular winter attraction invites visitors to mingle with up to 500 iridescent butterflies fluttering among blooming tropical flowers and lush green vegetation in... (more)

Through 6/30/2016
Hours: Varies per performance
Gotham Chamber Opera - 2015/2016 Season - Gotham Chamber Opera
410 West 42nd Street - 646-765-4773
www.gothamchamberopera.org
Ages: All
Price: free

Gotham Chamber Opera announces its 15th Anniversary Season, which will begin in the fall of 2015 with a 15th Anniversary Celebration Concert (date and venue tba). The season continues in February 2016 with Alessandro Stradella’s 1675 San Giovanni Battista (Saint John the Baptist) in a co-production with the Netherlands Nationale ReisOpera, and a co... (more)

Through 11/11/2025
Hours: 11am-6pm
Some Place Like Home - Rumney Guggenheim
834 Driggs Ave. - 917-807-7174
Ages: All
Price: Free

Rumney Guggenheim’s inaugural exhibition, Some Place Like Home, unites an international selection of site-specific works by Olek in collaboration with Michelle P. Dodson, Swoon, Olivia Steele, Boxhead and Moral Turgeman, addressing the range of associations—from domestic bliss to bleakness—that define our experience of the home. The recontextualize... (more)

Through 9/16/2016 On The Line: Intrepid & The Vietnam War - Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Pier 86, W. 46th St. and 12th Ave. - 212-245-0072
www.intrepidmuseum.org
Ages: All

On October 16, 2015, the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum will unveil On the Line: Intrepid and the Vietnam War, a major exhibition exploring the events and impact of the Vietnam War through the lens of Intrepid's history. The exhibition, which coincides with the 40th anniversary of the conclusion of the war, will offer a site-specific immersion in... (more)

Through 1/03/2017
Hours: 8pm-10pm
Bar None Comedy Show - Bar None NYC
98 3rd Avenue - (212) 777-6663
Ages: AD
Price: Free

Bar None Comedy Show is a Free comedy show that happens every Tuesday at 8PM at Bar None NYC - 98 3rd Avenue. 2-4-1 drinks during the show! Featuring both up and coming comics and seasoned pros! Event page: https://www.facebook.com/barnonecomedyshow Reservation page: http://www.eventbrite.com/o/bar-none-comedy-8540884598?s=46402254

Through 5/01/2016
Hours: Varies per performance
Brooklyn Center’s 2015-16 Season Music Series - Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts
2900 Campus Road - 718-951-4500
www.brooklyncenter.org
Ages: All
Price: $18-$65

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts 2015-16 Season features a host of Grammy Award winners Featuring Michael Feinstein, Art of Time Ensemble, Vienna Boys Choir, Robert Glasper Trio, Regina Carter, Ramsey Lewis and John Pizzarelli, and more! Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College is pleased to announce its 2015-16... (more)

Through 5/01/2016
Hours: Varies per performance
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts 2015-16 Jazz Series - Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts
2900 Campus Road - 7189514500
www.brooklyncenter.org
Ages: All
Price: $25-$65

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts Announces its 2015-16 Jazz Series Tickets now on sale for Michael Feinstein, the Robert Glasper Trio, Regina Carter’s Southern Comfort, and more! Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College is pleased to announce its 2015-16 jazz series, celebrating a truly American musical genre wit... (more)

Through 10/01/2815
Hours: 1.5
Nashville-Style Songwriters' Round - The Bitter End
147 Bleecker St. - 212-673-7030
Ages: AD
Price: $10

Nashville-style songwriters' round featuring Nashville songwriters Jane Bach, Billy Lee, Kati Mac, and Sandra Piller. A Writers-in-the-round is a singer/songwriter event in which all writers take the stage at the same time to perform "in the round." A country music tradition, the in-the-round format encourages the sharing of songs, stories, l... (more)

Through 10/11/2016 Masterpieces of Chinese Painting from the Metropolitan Collection - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

Over the last forty years, the Metropolitan's collection of Chinese painting and calligraphy has grown to be one of the greatest in the world. Replete with masterpieces dating from the Tang dynasty (608–917) to the present, the collection encompasses the vast historical sweep of the brush arts of China, from serene Buddhist scriptures to bombastic ... (more)

Through 8/14/2016 The Secret World Inside You - The American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West - 212-769-5100
www.amnh.org
Ages: All

Our bodies are home to approximately 100 trillion bacteria living inside us and on us—a vast community known as the microbiome. The Secret World Inside You explores the rapidly evolving science that is revealing the complexities of the human microbiome and reshaping our ideas about human health, offering new perspectives on common health problem... (more)

Through 11/17/2017
Hours: 1.5
Honoring the Life and Legacy of Thelma Hill - Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts
80 Hanson Place - 718.636.4181
Ages: All
Price: $20

651 ARTS launches the second installment of its signature Live & Outspoken series with a discussion honoring dance educator and pioneer Thelma Hill. A panel of nationally acclaimed scholars and artists will convene to celebrate and pay tribute to the dynamic career on one of America’s most important dance figures. Follow the conversation: #LiveO... (more)

Through 12/18/2105
Hours: Opening Reception: 6-8pm
Subtle Interchange - NARS Foundation
201 46th Street, 4th Floor - 7187682765
Ages: AD
Price: Free

The New York Art Residency & Studios (NARS) Foundation is pleased to present Subtle Interchange, an exhibition featuring selections from the work of 2015 Season IV International Artist Residency Participants: Vasiliki Antonopoulou, Keren Anavy, Emma Critchley, Milton Croissant, Bima Engels, Sandra Erbacher, Emma Bernhard, John Roach, and Karin Wask... (more)

Through 5/01/2016 The Discovery of King Tut New York - Premier 5th Avenue Exhibitions
417 Fifth Ave. - 888-647-2789
www.premierexhibitions.com
Ages: All
Price: $29 adults, $20 children

Archaeologist Howard Carter captured the world's imagination nearly a century ago when he made the astounding discovery of the undisturbed tomb of Tutankhamun. Beginning November 21, Premier Exhibitions 5th Avenue unveils The Discovery of King Tut, a new exhibition that provides an unparalleled opportunity to explore the legendary tomb and its tr... (more)

Through 12/01/2016
Hours: 6pm-8pm every first Thursday
The Dining Concourse in Concert - Lower Level Dining Concourse at Grand Central Terminal
89 E 42nd Street - 212-340-2583
Ages: AD
Price: Free

The First Thursday of every month we invite you to enjoy live music inspired by an eclectic spectrum of 30's era swing, New Orleans jazz, soulful blues, and more. Come grab dinner, drinks, and a table, and prepare to be captivated by the sounds of the Dining Concourse in Concert. For more info and a full lineup visit grandcentralterminal.com/... (more)

Through 8/07/2016 Agitprop! - Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway - 718-638-5000
brooklynmuseum.org
Ages: TE,AD

At key moments in history, artists have reached beyond galleries and museums, using their work as a call to action to create political and social change. For the past hundred years, the term agitprop, a combination of agitation and propaganda, has directly reflected the intent of this work. Agitprop! connects contemporary art devoted to social c... (more)

Through 6/05/2016 Encountering Vishnu: The Lion Avatar in Indian Temple Drama - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: AD

Dramas presented during religious festivals in southern India are an important aspect of popular Hindu celebration. This exhibition highlights five rare wooden sculptural masks that represent a largely unrecorded category of late medieval Indian devotional art. The masks depict the protagonists in a deadly battle between Vishnu in his man-lion avat... (more)

Through 5/15/2016 Laura Poitras - Whitney Museum of American Art
99 Gansevoort St. - 212-570-3600
www.whitney.org

During the new Whitney's inaugural year, artist, filmmaker, and journalist Laura Poitras will create an installation of immersive environments using materials, footage, and information that build on themes she has been exploring in her filmmaking, including NSA surveillance and post-9/11 America. This exhibition continues the Museum's involvement w... (more)

Through 5/15/2016 Warhol By The Book - Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Ave. - 212-685-0008
www.themorgan.org
Ages: TE,AD

Beginning on February 5, 2016, the Morgan Library & Museum will feature for the first time in New York an exhibition devoted solely to Warhol's career as a book artist. This retrospective, which originated at the Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, features more than 130 objects dating from the artist's student days, his early years in New York as a co... (more)

Through 9/05/2016 Vikings - Discovery Times Square
226 W. 44th St. - 866-987-9692
www.discoverytsx.com
Ages: All

What does the word Viking bring to mind? Ruthless warrior and merciless invader? Or prosperous farmer and enterprising merchant? These questions will be answered when Vikings debuts at Discovery Times Square. The acclaimed exhibition, which had welcomed 1.3 million visitors to date, is organized by the Swedish History Museum in Sweden, in partners... (more)

Through 10/11/2016 Picturing Prestige: New York Portraits - Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Ave. - 212-534-1672
mcny.org
Ages: AD

Beginning in the 18th century, New York City's well-to-do denizens commissioned paintings of themselves and their loved ones to display in their homes as indicators of prestige. Portraits were often created to commemorate a significant moment in the sitter's life—a marriage, acquiring an inheritance, or assuming an important position—and they offer... (more)

Through 12/31/2016
Hours: The film will be shown daily in the Museum’s Samuel J. and Ethel LeFrak Theater, in 2D at 11:30 am and 4:30 pm, and in 3D at 10:30 am, and 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, and 3:30 pm. Times are subject to change.
National Parks Adventure - The American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street - 212-769-5100
Ages: All
Price: Tickets, which include general admission, are $27 (adults), $22 (students/seniors), $16 (children).

In its New York premiere, MacGillivray Freeman Film’s National Parks Adventure takes audiences on the ultimate off-trail adventure into the awe-inspiring great outdoors and untamed wilderness of America’s national parks. Narrated by Academy Award-winning actor Robert Redford, the film lets audiences soar over red rock canyons, hurtle down steep mou... (more)

Through 2/26/2018 Winter Film Awards Indie Film Festival - Cinema Village
22 East 12th Street - 415-355-4371
Ages: AD

Winter Film Awards 5th annual INDIE FILM FESTIVAL runs Feb 18-26 in NYC with a jam-packed schedule of 86 films by emerging filmmakers from 26 countries. Free discussion Panels — $5 Animation afternoon —Bloody Thursday all horror all day — daily screenings of fantastic films and free parties every night. Among the 86 Official Selections to be... (more)

Through 2/19/2019
Hours: 10:30am
Watson Adventures’ the Cats vs. Dogs Family Scavenger Hunt - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue - 877-946-4868
Ages: YE,TW,TE,AD
Price: $29.50-$40.50 (includes museum admission)

Kids and adults work together to chase down cats and dogs hidden in works of art throughout the Metropolitan Museum of Art. You’ll search for ancient Egyptian felines, misbehaving hounds, naughty children teasing a tabby, a ferocious feline from Peru and a wrapped up Egyptian Rover that just wants to find his mummy. This hunt is for ages seven and ... (more)

Through 8/25/2016
Hours: Hours vary per workshop
Bowne Printers 2016 Workshops - Bowne Printers at the South Street Seaport Museum
211 Water St. - 212-714-7628
Ages: All
Price: $10 to $75

South Street Seaport Museum announces Bowne Printers 2016 Workshops The South Street Seaport Museum announces the Bowne Printers 2016 Workshops. Workshops in Custom Stationery, Fresh Prints, and Woodtype will be offered monthly beginning March 5th, 2016 Workshops are open to participants ages 12 and up. Printing Workshops at Bowne Printers cr... (more)

Through 2/27/2017
Hours: 5-7pm
POPc - Flowers For All Occasions
1114 Dekalb Ave
Ages: AD
Price: Free

POPc is back this Saturday (2/27) from 5-7pm at Flowers for all Occasions - 1114 Dekalb Ave (J Train to Kosciuszko St). Hope everyone is loving the new meeting location :) Come back and continue creating meaning through conversations about censorship with POPc founder, Dena Shottenkirk. Don't forget to bring a friend! Please share this event... (more)

Through 12/31/2016
Hours: 7:00-9:00pm
No Name @ Word Up Weekly Comedy Variety Show - Word Up Community Bookshop
2113 Amsterdam Acenue - 347-688-4456
Ages: AD
Price: Free

"No Name" Comedy / Variety picks up where they left off with their Tuesday evening @ Word Up! shows in the bookshop's beautiful new Washington Heights incarnation on 165th Street & Amsterdam Avenue.According to producer Eric Vetter, every week at 7:00pm, some of NYC's best established and emerging comics, storytellers, writers and performers try ou... (more)

Through 3/17/2017
Hours: 6:30pm-7:30pm
Tania Bruguera: The Artist as Activist - The Graduate Center, CUNY
365 Fifth Ave. (at 34th Street) - 212-817-8215
Ages: AD
Price: Free; registration required

Tania Bruguera creates politically charged works that have led to her detention in her native Cuba. The artist—whose performance pieces and installations have been shown at the Venice Biennial, Tate Modern, and MoMA—speaks with Claire Bishop, GC professor of art history, about the role of activism in her work. Their talk is the keynote event of a c... (more)

Through 9/25/2016 The Art and Whimsy of Mo Willems - New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West - 212-873-3400
www.nyhistory.org
Ages: All

This spring, the New-York Historical Society will celebrate Mo Willems' beloved children's book characters, including The Pigeon, who is bus-obsessed; comedy duo Elephant and Piggie; and famed Brooklynites Trixie and Knuffle Bunny. On view March 18 through September 25, 2016, The Art and Whimsy of Mo Willems will follow a multifaceted journey acros... (more)

Through 8/07/2016 Isaac Mizrahi: Un Unruly History - The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Ave. - 212-423-3200
thejewishmuseum.org
Ages: All

Isaac Mizrahi: An Unruly History is the first museum exhibition to focus on the influential American fashion designer, artist, and entrepreneur. On view from March 18 to August 7, 2016, the exhibition explores Isaac Mizrahi's unique position at the intersection of high style and popular culture. While best known for his clothing designs, Mizrahi's ... (more)

Through 5/01/2016
Hours: 1
Light: A Dark Comedy - Triskelion Arts
106 Calyer St. - 718-389-3473
Ages: YE,TW,TE,AD
Price: $18

11-year-old Moth lives in a world of darkness. Here, nobody remembers there once was a sun. Folks are too tired to notice the odd and sinister workings of their steam punk city. But when Moth’s mother is overcome by “The Sleep,” Moth is forced to unplug from the world she knows to set off for the Slumberyards. On this magical theatrical journey, sh... (more)

Through 1/02/2017
Hours: 10 AM - 5:45 PM
Dinosaurs Among Us - The American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street - 212-769-5100
Ages: All
Price: $27 for Adults

Dinosaurs Among Us will examine how one group of dinosaurs evolved into the fascinating living creatures we call birds. The exhibition will highlight the continuities between living dinosaurs—birds—and their extinct ancestors, showcasing remarkable new evidence for what scientists now call one of the best-documented evolutionary transitions in the ... (more)

Through 12/31/2016
Hours: 8:00PM
Nicky Sunshine's 'Time To Shine Monday' - Free Weekly Comedy Show @ Playwright Celtic Pub In NYC - Playwright Celtic Pub
732 8th Ave - (212) 354-8404
Ages: AD
Price: FREE

Actress-comedian Nicky Sunshine's free weekly comedy / variety show on Monday evenings on the third floor of the Playwright Celtic Pub (located between 45th & 46th St. on Eighth Ave.) in Manhattan.

Through 6/18/2016 Gods and Mortals at Olympus: Ancient Dion, City of Zeus - Onassis Cultural Center NY
645 Fifth Avenue, Suite 304 - 212-583-2743
Ages: AD
Price: Free

From March 24 through June 18, 2016, the Onassis Cultural Center NY will present the exhibition Gods and Mortals at Olympus: Ancient Dion, City of Zeus, exploring the relationship between daily life in a city built on the slopes of Mount Olympus and the mythological abode of the gods at the peak. Within an immersive setting, the exhibition will fea... (more)

Through 7/24/2016 Edgar Degas: A Strange New Beauty - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
11 W. 53rd St. - 212-708-9400
www.moma.org
Ages: All

A major exhibition focusing on Edgar Degas's (1834–1917) extraordinary and rarely seen monotypes and their impact on his wider practice, Edgar Degas: A Strange New Beauty is the first exhibition in the U.S. in nearly 50 years to examine these radical, innovative works—and The Museum of Modern Art's first monographic exhibition of the artist. It wil... (more)

Through 5/08/2016
Hours: 2 hours
Votes - Castillo Theatre
543 West 42nd Street - 212-941-1234
Ages: AD
Price: $10/$15/$35

April 1 to May 8, 2016 Castillo Theatre, 543 West 42nd Street (betw. 10th and 11th Avenues) Presented by Castillo Theatre Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 PM, Sundays at 2:00 PM $35 gen. adm., $15 seniors, $10 students Box office: www castillo.org, 212-941-1234 Show's website: www.castillo.org Running time: 2:15 hours, plus intermission. Critic... (more)

Through 5/22/2016
Hours: 7:30pm
Votes - Castillo Theatre
543 West 42nd Street - 212-941-1234
Ages: AD
Price: $10-$35

THIS SHOW HAS BEEN E X T E N D E D THRU MAY 22 WHAT: "Votes" by Jacqueline S. Salit and Fred Newman, composed by Annie Roboff, directed by Gabrielle L. Kurlander. WHERE: Castillo Theatre, 543 West 42nd Street (betw. 10th and 11th Avenues). Presented by Castillo Theatre. WHEN: Initial run: Began performances April 1. Opened April 3... (more)

Through 7/31/2016 Hey! Ho! Let's Go: Ramones and the Birth of Punk - Queens Museum
New York City Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park - 718-592-5555
www.queensmuseum.org

Released in April 1976, the Ramones' self-titled debut album introduced the world to four unsmiling hoods in ripped jeans and leather jackets, and to the uncompromising attitude known as punk. Ramones' minimalist tunes, slapstick lyrics, buzzsaw guitars, and blitzkrieg tempo became the wellspring for a genre of music and a strain of culture. On ... (more)

Through 5/01/2016 The Amazing Max - Theater at Blessed Sacrament
152 West 71st Street - 866-811-4111
Ages: AD
Price: $32.50-$59.50

The Amazing Max is the wackiest, most interactive, highest energy magic show for families today. This show bursts with striking visual magic, comedy and loads of audience participation. Magician Max Darwin defies the laws of physics and performs miracles inches from spectator's faces. "An awesome and hilarious live magic show" PBS Kids. "Max Darw... (more)

Through 5/27/2016
Hours: Normal Museum Hours: 10 AM - 5:45 PM
Milstein Science Series: Beneath the Ice: Immersion Dome Installation - American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street - 212-769-5100
Ages: All
Price: Free with Museum admission and for Members

Location: Milstein Hall of Ocean Life Take a deep dive into Antarctic waters to explore a hidden world beneath the ice. Once thought to be low in species diversity, the Antarctic is now known to be home to a rich variety of life. This immersive dome experience showcases a surprising and visually stunning array of marine life that flourishes on,... (more)

Through 8/31/2016 Stitching History from the Holocaust - Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
36 Battery Pl. - 646-437-4200
www.mjhnyc.org
Ages: TE,AD

In 1939, Paul Strnad wrote to his American cousin seeking help for him and his wife Hedy to escape Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia. Nearly 60 years later, the Strnad family discovered the letter in their basement, along with a packet of Hedy's dress designs. While Hedy and Paul Strnad did not survive, their story is brought to life through the contemp... (more)

Through 5/08/2016
Hours: 12-6pm
Void + Collapse - Chloe Curtis
55-59 Chrystie St. - 917-957-0900
Ages: AD
Price: Free

Chloe Curtis is pleased to present Void + Collapse, a group exhibition of contemporary ceramic art. The show features new and recent works by artists Jenny Blumenfield, Adam Frezza and Terri Chiao, Isabel Halley, Sean Gerstley, Romy Northover, Suzanne Sullivan and Pilar Wiley to present a dynamic picture of how artists are working with ceramics tod... (more)

Through 9/02/2016
Hours: Monday - Thursday 4:00pm-11:00pm Friday - Sunday 12:00pm - 1:00am
Loopy Doopy at Conrad New York is Now Open! - Loopy Doopy at Conrad New York
02 North End Ave - (646) 769-4250
Ages: AD
Price: N/A

Loopy Doopy at Conrad New York, located in the heart of Battery Park City, is now open for the season! Loopy Doopy is the perfect place for happy hour, group gatherings or a chic place to catch up with friends. If you are in the area, stop by, relax and enjoy the bar’s signature Prosecco & Ice Pop cocktail, which combines an alcohol-infused ice pop... (more)

Through 5/06/2016 ChEckiT!Dance now accepting applications for the Sixth Annual ChEck Us OuT Dance Festival - Solar 1
2420 FDR Drive - 6467654773
Ages: AD
Price: $65 application fee

ChEckiT!Dance is now accepting applications from female choreographers to the Sixth Annual ChEck Us OuT Dance Festival, an eco-friendly evening of dance celebrating female choreographers, on Saturday, July 23, 2016 at 5pm at Solar One on the East River, NYC (Rain date is Sunday, July 24th at 5pm). Pieces from any genre of dance that can be adapted ... (more)

Through 5/17/2016
Hours: 11:00am – 6:00pm
Solitary Spaces and Illumination - Agora Gallery
530 West 25th St., Chelsea - 212-226-4151 ext. 202
Ages: All
Price: Free

This spring Agora Gallery is pleased to present two exhibitions highlighting new and groundbreaking voices in the fields of painting and photography. Solitary Spaces celebrates the individual dreamer forging ahead, with a collection of widely dissimilar pieces that represent each artist’s imaginary viewpoint. There are surreal portraits, impossible... (more)

Through 5/17/2016
Hours: 11:00am – 6:00pm
Solitary Spaces and Illumination - Agora Gallery
530 West 25th St, Chelsea - 212-226-4151 ext. 202
Ages: All
Price: Free

This spring Agora Gallery is pleased to present two exhibitions highlighting new and groundbreaking voices in the fields of painting and photography. Solitary Spaces celebrates the individual dreamer forging ahead, with a collection of widely dissimilar pieces that represent each artist’s imaginary viewpoint. There are surreal portraits, impossible... (more)

Through 5/01/2016
Hours: 1 hour and 31 minutes
Dorrance Dance with Nicholas Van Young - The Joyce Theater
175 8th Avenue - 212-242-0800
Ages: All
Price: $45

Date(s): April 26-May 1 Schedule: Tuesday 7:30pm Wednesday 7:30pm Thursday 8pm Friday 8pm Saturday 2pm & 8pm Sunday 2pm Virtuosic tap dance meets interactive electronic music technology in ETM: Double Down, a world premiere from Dorrance Dance. Innovative choreographers Michelle Dorrance and Nicholas Van Young perform with multi-form d... (more)

Through 5/01/2016
Hours: 2
Anna Akhmatova: The Heart is Not Made of Stone - BAM Fisher
321 Ashland Place - 718-636-4100
Ages: AD
Price: $75

Celebrating its 15th season, the Ensemble for the Romantic Century (ERC) returns to BAM Fisher for six performances of Anna Akhmatova: The Heart is Not Made of Stone. Written by Eve Wolf and directed by Donald T. Sanders, this multi-media production examines the troubled relationship between artistic creation and totalitarianism through the perspec... (more)

Through 5/08/2016
Hours: 8p/2p
The Spring Fling: Crush - IRT Theater
154 Christopher St, 3rd Fl - 212-206-6875
Ages: AD
Price: $18

Back for YEAR SIX, the critically acclaimed, award-winning collection of world-premiere plays returns with six, brand new, commissioned selections! This year, a fresh batch of lauded playwrights riff on the theme of "Crush." F*It Club presents as part of IRT Theater's 3B Development Series The Spring Fling: Crush Running April 28-May 8, 2... (more)

Through 5/26/2016
Hours: 10:00am-11:15am
South Street Seaport Museum announces the Spring 2016 session of miniMATES - South Street Seaport Museum
12 Fulton St - 646-765-4773
Ages: YE
Price: $125 for the session

The South Street Seaport Museum announces the Spring 2016 session of its educational children's miniMATES program for children ages 18 months – 4 years at the South Street Seaport Museum on Thursdays, April 28 to May 26, 2016, from 10:00am to 11:15am. Explore, play, and create! Through circle time, group activities, art projects, and creative play... (more)

Through 5/01/2016
Hours: $125
IndieCade East 2016 Festival - Museum of the Moving Image
36-01 35 Ave. - 718-777-6888
www.movingimage.us
Ages: TE,AD

IndieCade East is the Museum's annual celebration of independent games and the people who make and play them. The exciting weekend features dozens of brand new and unreleased games, including IndieCade winners and finalists, and a packed schedule of talks, panels, and workshops by designers, developers, players, organizers, thinkers, activists, his... (more)

Through 5/01/2016
Hours: 1.5 hours per screening
Award Winning Films from African Cinema! - Teachers College, Columbia University
525 W. 120th St - 212-864-1760
Ages: AD
Price: $10-$12

Join the African Diaspora International Film Festival for a series of films that have garnered critical acclaim within the United States and beyond. See all the showings and synopses at WWW.NYADIFF.ORG.

Through 5/01/2016
Hours: 10am-6pm
Sakura Matsuri: Cherry Blossom Festival - Brooklyn Botanic Garden
900 Washington Ave., Brooklyn - 718-623-7200
www.bbg.org
Ages: All

Sakura Matsuri, the annual cherry blossom festival at BBG, offers over 60 events and performances that celebrate traditional and contemporary Japanese culture. The festival marks the end of Hanami, the Japanese cultural tradition of enjoying each moment of the cherry blossom season. Featuring Taiko Drumming • Cosplay Fashion Show • Tea Ceremonies ... (more)

Through 5/22/2016
Hours: 30 min
LC Kids presents Meet Me at the Fountain - Clark Studio Theater
165 West 65th Street., Samuel B. and David Rose Building., 7th floor - 212-546-2656
Ages: All
Price: $25

LC Kids presents Meet Me at the Fountain Saturday April 30, Saturday May 21, Sunday May 22 In this site-specific, interactive adventure set across the sprawling Lincoln Center campus, audiences young and old help a secret crime-fighting team to stop a diabolical plot to sabotage an opera diva on her big night. Clark Studio Theater, 165 West... (more)

5/01/2016 - 5/02/2016 Pearl Jam - Madison Square Garden
4 Pennsylvania Plaza - 212-465-5800
www.thegarden.com
Ages: All


5/01/2016 - 6/26/2016
Hours: 11:00am-6:00pm
f.a.d. weekend | makers’ market & flea - Issue Project Room
22 Boerum Place - 917-775-4636
Ages: All
Price: Free

f.a.d. weekend is a pop-up (fashion, art and design) indoor makers’ market & flea held in Brooklyn every Sunday and begins its pop-up series at 22 Boerum Pl, a McKim, Mead & White 1926 Renaissance revival style theater, on May 1 – June 26. This is a curated space that brings together a pool of emerging and mid-career artists and designers from all ... (more)

5/01/2016
Hours: 11AM-3PM
Folklore Family Day: Celebrating Children's Day in Japan - Japan Society
333 E. 47th St. - 212-715-1258
Ages: All
Price: $18/$10 Members; Ages 2 & under free

Step into the worlds of Japan's most enchanting and enriching stories and fables in the 2nd Annual Folklore Family Day: Celebrating Children's Day! Immerses children of all ages in these revered folktales through live performances and lively storytelling, a fantastical film, immersive crafts and calligraphy, and karate lessons. Also featuring a pa... (more)

5/01/2016
Hours: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
'Ronni Faust and Friends' - Laurie Beechman Theater
407 West 42nd St. - 917-620-8778
Ages: All
Price: $20

Ronni Faust and Friends will delight and excite you at the Laurie Beechman on May 1 at 4PM as they sing their hearts out for a fabulous cause -- GOD'S LOVE WE DELIVER. The talent is beyond extraordinary — The great Lennie Watts not only will direct but will also perform, as will the masterful Dan Manjovi music direct and sing. You can't afford ... (more)

5/01/2016
Hours: 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Innovation, Competition, and Comparison: A Mozart-Salieri Showcase - Opera Learning Center in the Samuel B. and David Rose Building
70 Lincoln Center Plaza - 212-769-7028
Ages: AD

The Metropolitan Opera Guild, publisher of OPERA NEWS and the world’s premier arts education organization dedicated to enriching people’s lives through opera, will host its “Mozart-Salieri Showcase” on Sunday, May 1 at the Samuel B. and David Rose Building at 70 Lincoln Center Plaza. In Classical-era Vienna, colleagues and competitors Wolfgang Amad... (more)

5/01/2016
Hours: 6pm-10pm
Mimouna Celebration - Katra Lounge
217 Bowery - 212-473-3113
Ages: AD
Price: 50

EVERYONE celebrates the end of passover at New York's first Mimouna PARTY. Whether you're a Brooklyn based Israeli or an American family from Tenefly or Long Island – You're all invited. So put on your tarboosh, practice the “Kololo”, greet with “Tirbecho VeTisado” and join us for the biggest party in town. All tickets include tradition bites... (more)

5/01/2016
Hours: 7:00-8:30pm
Porter Carroll, Jr. With Wali Ali & The Tambourine Band - Metropolitan Room
34 West 22nd Street - 212-206-0440
Ages: AD
Price: $24-$115

Porter Carroll, Jr of Hall & Oates and Atlantic star, along with The Tambourine Band featuring Wali Ali, Eric Perez, Danny Obadia & Kevin Hill begin their much anticipated Residency at the Metropolitan Room in Manhattan. It's the ultimate baby boomers musical buffet; the Contemporary American songbook tantalizingly reworked into something fresh, i... (more)

5/01/2016 Poetry Festival featuring Award-Winning Poet Rickey Laurentiis - Trinity Church
Broadway and Wall Street - 212-602-0800
Ages: All
Price: Free

Award-winning poet Rickey Laurentiis will read his work at Trinity Church Wall Street’s Poetry Festival on Sunday, May 1, 2016 at St. Paul’s Chapel, Broadway and Fulton Street in Lower Manhattan. Members of the community will read original and favorite poems, followed by a reception. Admission is free. Laurentiis is the author of Boy with Tho... (more)

5/01/2016
Hours: 3pm
The Alice-in-Wonderland Follies - 92Y
1395 Lexington Avenue - 646-765-4773
Ages: All
Price: $35

New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB) will perform The Alice-in-Wonderland Follies on May 1, 2016 at 3pm at the 92nd Street Y, 1395 Lexington Av, NYC. Tickets are $25 for children 12 and under and $35 for adults, and are available online at www.92y.org/Event/NY-Theatre-Ballet-Alice-in-Wonderland-Follies, by calling (212) 415-5500, or in person at the 92Y ... (more)

5/01/2016
Hours: 1.5 hours
Jacob Williams (NBC, MTV, Comedy Central) Headlines - Carolines on Broadway
1626 Broadway - 212-757-4100
Ages: AD
Price: $20

Jacob Williams' comedy follows his awkward misadventures through the worlds of dating, day jobs and dining alone. In 2012, Jacob made his national television debut as a stand-up comedian on AMERICA'S GOT TALENT (NBC) and advanced to the Semifinals. He has been a cast member on WILD 'N OUT (MTV) since 2013. Jacob also performed stand-up for a WIL... (more)

5/02/2016 Otello - Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera House, Amsterdam Ave. & 64th St. - 212-362-6000
www.metopera.org
Ages: AD

The Met season opens with Verdi's masterful Otello, inspired by Shakespeare's play and matching it in tragic intensity. Director Bartlett Sher probes the Moor's dramatic downfall with an outstanding cast: tenor Aleksandrs Antonenko plays the doomed Otello; new soprano star Sonya Yoncheva sings Desdemona, Otello's innocent wife and victim; and barit... (more)

5/02/2016
Hours: 7:00PM
Interviewing bin Laden - 9/11 Memorial
180 Greenwich Street - 212-312-8800
Ages: AD
Price: Free; registration for each public program will open three weeks prior to the event, registration required

John Miller, today the NYPD’s Deputy Commissioner of Intelligence and Counterterrorism, famously interviewed Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan in May 1998 for ABC News. Miller looks back on that interview and offers unique insight into current counterterrorism strategies.

5/02/2016
Hours: 8pm
Harlem Gospel Choir Sings Adele - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
www.bbkingblues.com
Ages: All

The world famous Harlem Gospel Choir is the most renowned gospel choir in America and a preeminent gospel choir worldwide. It travels the globe, sharing the joy of faith through its music and raising funds for children's charities. The Choir was founded in 1986 by Allen Bailey, who got the idea for the Choir while attending a celebration in honor o... (more)

5/02/2016 - 5/03/2016 Dan & Phil : Not on Fire - Beacon Theatre
2124 Broadway - 212-465-6225
www.beacontheatre.com
Ages: All

By overwhelming demand - second show added! Tickets for the May 2 performance go on sale Friday, March 4 at 4pm. Dan & Phil: The Amazing Tour Is Not On Fire comes to the Beacon Theatre on May 2 & 3. A theatrical stage show with hilarious anecdotes, sketches, lots of audience interaction we'll probably regret, a loose story tying it all togeth... (more)

5/02/2016 - 5/02/2015
Hours: 1.5 hours
Oh Fudge! I'm Forty!: Rebecca C. Kidwell - Metropolitan Room
34 W 22nd St - 212-206-0440
Ages: AD
Price: $20-$115

Musical Director: James Higgins Artistic Director: Emma K. Campbell Join Becca and a few of her friends as she leads you through the brief forty years of her life in song and stories. With music from the American Songbook, Indigo Girls, modern musical theatre, and more, Becca shares her loves, sorrows, joys, and hopes for one night only! ... (more)

5/02/2016
Hours: 8pm-9pm
My Dad Dumped Jesus - Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre
307 West 26th Street (Bet. 8th and 9th Aves) - 212-366-9176
Ages: AD
Price: $5

My Dad Dumped Jesus stars Bob Eimicke, a 62 year old lawyer and father who has zero comedy experience. He converted from Catholicism to Judaism in order to marry his Jewish wife and his son is making him talk about it on stage. Everyone's going to have a great time, except for Bob! With Jared Eimicke, writer at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theat... (more)

5/02/2016 - 5/03/2016
Hours: 9:30PM
Michael Longoria: Broadway Brick By Brick Album Release Concert - Joe's Pub
425 Lafayette Street - 212-777-6727
Ages: AD
Price: $30

The original "Jersey Boy" Michael Longoria is celebrating the release of his solo broadway album "Broadway Brick By Brick". The album, out May 6, was directed and arranged by Grammy winner John McDaniel, produced by Emmy winning producer Jeffrey Lesser and orchestrated by Jesse Vargas. "Broadway Brick By Brick" is a collection of Broadway classics ... (more)

5/02/2016
Hours: 7pm-11pm
Amy Virginia Buchanan Album Release Show at Rockwood Music Hall - Rockwood Music Hall
196 Allen Street - 212-477-4155
Ages: All
Price: 0

Come out to Rockwood Music Hall (196 Allen St. NYC) for a special set from folk-pop singer-songwriter Amy Virginia Buchanan and celebrate the release of her third album, Not Us. Show starts at 7pm, no cover, see you there!

5/02/2016
Hours: 6:30PM
A President's Lecture Series Event: Vik Muniz - Presented By Pratt - Pratt Institute
200 Willoughby Ave - 718-636-3554
Ages: AD
Price: Free

Pratt Institute is hosting a special conversation where acclaimed artist Vik Muniz will talk about his life and work with Spencer Bailey, editor-in-chief of Surface magazine. Born in São Paulo, Muniz now lives and works in New York and Rio de Janeiro. His influential and socially conscious work is featured in the collections of major museums such a... (more)

5/02/2016
Hours: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
The Fourth Annual Charles Evans Lecture on the Art & Science of Caregiving - The Times Center
242 West 41st Street - 646-744-2927
Ages: AD
Price: Free

To mark the 15th anniversary of the extraordinary and ground-breaking book, The Forgetting: Alzheimer’s, Portrait of an Epidemic, CaringKind (formerly known as the Alzheimer’s Association, New York City Chapter) is proud to present a conversation with the book’s noted author, David Shenk; award-winning actor and Alzheimer’s advocate, David Hyde Pie... (more)

5/03/2016 Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail - Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera House, Amsterdam Ave. & 64th St. - 212-362-6000
www.metopera.org
Ages: AD

Met Music Director James Levine returns to a work he has long cherished, Mozart's delightful comic gem of wily captives in a harem. Coloratura soprano sensation Albina Shagimuratova, the current Met season's Lucia, stars in the bravura role of Konstanze. Rising tenor Paul Appleby is her lover, Belmonte, soprano Kathleen Kim is her shrewd maid, Blon... (more)

5/03/2016 - 5/08/2016
Hours: All Day
Art New York and CONTEXT New York Open New York Art Week 2016 - Pier 94
12th Avenue at 55th Street - 800-376-5850
http://www.artnyfair.com/
Ages: All
Price: $25-$75

Art Miami, the preeminent presenter of contemporary and modern art fairs, expands its borders for a second year to New York City. Art New York will be joined by the debut of CONTEXT New York, and the two highly-anticipated exhibitions will showcase artwork from more than 175 galleries representing nearly 1,200 artists from 50 countries during the p... (more)

5/03/2016
Hours: 6:15pm
Socrates in the City - The Union League Club
38 East 37th Street - 205-414-6311
Ages: All
Price: $75-$500

Does God Exist? Socrates In The City Event Revisits Famous Hitchens-Taunton Debate WHY: It’s hard to imagine a more unlikely friendship - an evangelical and an atheist. But that’s exactly what happened with Larry Alex Taunton and Christopher Hitchens. Larry and Christopher debated the existence of God in public as well as in private, and s... (more)

5/03/2016
Hours: 1:30pm-5pm
Skin Cancer Screening - Ambulatory Care Center at NYU Langone
240 E. 38th St., 12th Floor - 212-263-2266
Ages: AD
Price: Free

• Skin Cancer Screening o Tuesday, May 3 o 1:30–5 pm o Ambulatory Care Center at NYU Langone 240 E. 38th St., 12th Floor To help you stay healthy as summer approaches, join us for the annual NYU Langone skin cancer screening at no cost to you, co-sponsored by The Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology and the American Academy of Dermatol... (more)

5/03/2016 - 5/08/2016
Hours: 7:30pm
Flamenco Vivo Presents Voces de Andalucia - BAM Fisher Hall
321 Ashland Pl - 646-765-4773
Ages: All
Price: $25+

FLAMENCO VIVO CARLOTA SANTANA celebrates the fundamental power and diversity of flamenco in VOCES DE ANDALUCIA, the company’s 2016 NYC season, May 3-8 at Brooklyn Academy of Music’s BAM Fisher Building, 321 Ashland Place, Brooklyn, New York. Founded in 1983, FLAMENCO VIVO CARLOTA SANTANA is one of this country's longest-established flamenco comp... (more)

5/03/2016 - 5/08/2016 São Paulo Dance Company - The Joyce Theater
175 8th Avenue - 212-242-0800
Ages: All
Price: $35-$50

Date(s) May 3-8 Schedule: Tuesday 7:30pm Wednesday 7:30pm Thursday 8pm Friday 8pm Saturday 2pm & 8pm Sunday 2pm Recognized as one of the major dance companies of Latin America, São Paulo Dance Company makes its Joyce debut with works showcasing the incredible dynamics, versatility, and passion of Brazilian dancers. The program include... (more)

5/03/2016
Hours: 7 PM
A Forbidden Conversation: Speaking, the Unspoken and the Conversations on Israel in America - American Jewish Historical Society
15 West 16th Street - 212-294-6160
Ages: AD
Price: $7-$10

A Forbidden Conversation: Speaking, the Unspoken and the Conversations on Israel in America A One-Act Play and Conversation Join the American Jewish Historical Society (AJHS) located at 15 West 16th Street on Tuesday, May 3rd at 7:00 PM for The Forbidden Conversation, a groundbreaking program on a difficult topic we all want to talk about. T... (more)

5/04/2016 Elektra - Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera House, Amsterdam Ave. & 64th St. - 212-362-6000
www.metopera.org

The genius director Patrice Chéreau (From the House of the Dead) didn't live to see his great Elektra production, previously presented in Aix and Milan, make it to the stage of the Met. But his overpowering vision lives on with soprano Nina Stemme—unmatched today in the heroic female roles of Strauss and Wagner—who portrays Elektra's primal quest f... (more)

5/04/2016
Hours: 8AM to 2PM
LandlordsNY LIVE! A Property Management Symposium - New World Stages
340 W 50th St New York, NY 10019 - 718-704-0696
Ages: AD
Price: $55-$79

In a unique twist of the usual real estate events and expos, the LandlordsNY Property Management Symposium was created to assist landlords and managers...period! LandlordsNY offers something different - no 30,000 foot state-of-the-market overview here! We share real, useful, operational advice on issues and questions that we as small owners and man... (more)

5/04/2016 - 5/08/2016
Hours: 11am
Frieze Art Fair - Randalls Island
New York
http://frieze.com/fairs/frieze-new-york
Ages: All

Frieze New York presents the most forward-thinking galleries from around the globe, bringing an international focus to the dynamic contemporary art scene in New York. In addition to being able to see and buy art by over 1,000 of the world's leading artists, visitors can experience Frieze Projects, the fair's program of artists specially commissi... (more)

5/04/2016 - 6/04/2016
Hours: 8
Harper Regan - T. Schreiber Theatre
151 West 26th Street (7 fl.) , New York, NY, 10001 - 212-352-3101
Ages: AD
Price: $20-$30

TERRY SCHREIBER DIRECTS "HARPER REGAN" BY ENGLISH PLAYWRIGHT SIMON STEPHENS A woman leaves home and family in the outskirts of London to lose and find herself. WHERE AND WHEN: May 4 to June 4, 2016 T. Schreiber Theatre, 151 West 26th Street (7 fl.) Presented by T. Schreiber Studio and Theatre. Wed-Sat at 8:00 PM, plus matinees May 25 and Ju... (more)

5/04/2016
Hours: Doors open at 6:30pm, program begins at 7pm
SciCafe: Just Can’t Get Enough: Addiction & the Brain - American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street - 212-769-5100
Ages: AD
Price: Free with cash bar

Only a small percentage of people who try an illicit drug will go on to develop addiction. What makes one more vulnerable to addiction than another? Theories abound, from troubled childhoods to work stress to genetics. Psychiatrist Edmund Griffin explains how epidemiology, cocaine-addicted rats, and molecular neuroscience all help to shed light on ... (more)

5/04/2016
Hours: 5:30pm- 7:30 pm
Bronx Trolley Night - The Bronx Museum
1040 Grand Concourse - 718-681-6000
Ages: All
Price: Free (cash bar)

Bronx Trolley Night Wednesday, May 4, 5:30pm to 7:30pm Hop off The Bronx Trolley: First Wednesdays Arts & Culture Tour at the Bronx Museum for free guided tours by artist Valeri Larko of her exhibition Bronx Focus: Paintings by Valeri Larko and photographer Martine Fougeron of her exhibition Martine Fougeron: The South Bronx Trades. Bronx-... (more)

5/04/2016
Hours: 5:30pm- 7:30 pm
Bronx Trolley Night - The Bronx Museum
1040 Grand Concourse - 718-681-6000
Ages: All
Price: Free (cash bar)

Bronx Trolley Night Wednesday, May 4, 5:30pm to 7:30pm Hop off The Bronx Trolley: First Wednesdays Arts & Culture Tour at the Bronx Museum for free guided tours by artist Valeri Larko of her exhibition Bronx Focus: Paintings by Valeri Larko and photographer Martine Fougeron of her exhibition Martine Fougeron: The South Bronx Trades. Bronx-... (more)

5/04/2016 - 5/22/2016
Hours: Wed-Fri at 8pm; Sat at 2pm and 8pm; Sun at 3pm
Murrow - The Wild Project
195 East 3rd Street - 866-811-4111
Ages: AD
Price: $25

THE PHOENIX THEATRE ENSEMBLE is pleased to announce the New York Premiere production of Joseph Vitale’s MURROW, starring Joseph Menino, and directed by Jeremy Williams. MURROW will play a limited engagement at The Wild Project (195 East 3rd Street, NYC). Performances begin Wednesday, May 4 and continue through Sunday, May 22. Opening Night is Satur... (more)

5/04/2016
Hours: Starts at 5:30
New York City Ballet 2016 Spring Gala - David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Center
63rd Street and Columbus Avenue - 212-691-2800
Ages: AD

The one-night-only Spring Gala program will feature the world premiere of two new works, including American Rhapsody by Christopher Wheeldon, director and choreographer of the Tony Award-winning musical An American in Paris and former NYCB company member and Resident Choreographer. Nicolas Blanc’s Mothership will also have its world premiere as par... (more)

5/04/2016
Hours: 8pm-10pm
Matt Nagin Presents The Shanksters - Broadway Comedy Club
318 W. 53rd St. - 718-369-1209
Ages: AD
Price: $10/$12

Matt Nagin presents The Shanksters! Not just pranksters...these comics are shanksters! So duck! Or you might get hurt! Hosted by Jeff Paul (MSG Network, Sirius Satellite Radio) tonight's lineup will feature Mike Kramer (Winner March Madness Comedy Competition, Comedy Central), James Hunter (the film "American Gangster"), Matt Nagin (A&E, MTV, Edinb... (more)

5/05/2016 La Bohème - Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera House, Amsterdam Ave. & 64th St. - 212-362-6000
www.metopera.org
Ages: AD

Puccini's unforgettable tale of love, youth, and tragic loss returns in Franco Zeffirelli's classic production, perhaps his most beloved staging of all. Maria Agresta, Ramón Vargas, and Bryan Hymel are among the artists appearing as the young Parisian lovers in the bohemian setting that brings Montmartre to life on the stage of the Met. Paolo Carig... (more)

5/05/2016 Jerry Seinfeld - Beacon Theatre
2124 Broadway - 212-465-6225
www.beacontheatre.com
Ages: TE,AD

Jerry Seinfeld is now beginning a residency at the Beacon Theatre. Additional dates include Feb. 18, March 2, April 14, May 5, June 8. More dates to be announced.

5/05/2016
Hours: Boards 6:15pm, sails 6:30pm-8pm
Zephyr Happy Hour On a Boat - New York Water Taxi
89 South Street, Pier 16 - 212-742-1969
www.nywatertaxi.com
Ages: AD

Party at NYC's hottest rooftop bar this summer! It's officially sunglass season and the summer's coolest party is on board the ZEPHYR. Enjoy a cash bar of custom made cocktails, drink specials, bar snacks and tunes spun by NYC Celebrity DJs. Take in the breathtaking 360 skyline views on any of our three decks and party alongside NYC's sexiest crowd... (more)

5/05/2016
Hours: 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Remember Us - The Anne Frank Center USA
44 Park Place - 212-431-7993
Ages: AD
Price: Adults $5 and seniors/students $3

Join us for a special screening of the new documentary film, Remember Us: The Hungarian Hidden Children to commemorate Yom HaShoah. Directed by Jason Auerbach and Rudy Vegliante, this powerful new film focuses not only on who these children were, but the adults they have become. For this special screening we are thrilled to welcome Evi Blaikie, ... (more)

5/05/2016
Hours: 6:30pm-8:30pm
Remember Us - Anne Frank Center USA
44 Park Pl. - 212-431-7993
www.annefrank.com
Ages: AD
Price: $5 adults, $3 students and seniors

Join us for a special screening of the new documentary film, Remember Us: The Hungarian Hidden Children to commemorate Yom HaShoah. Directed by Jason Auerbach and Rudy Vegliante, this powerful new film focuses not only on who these children were, but the adults they have become. For this special screening we are thrilled to welcome, Evi Blaikie,... (more)

5/05/2016 Future of Fashion Runway Show - Fred P. Pomerantz Art and Design Center at FIT
227 W. 27th St. - 212-691-2800
Ages: AD

The Future of Fashion Runway Show is the Fashion Institute of Technology’s highly-anticipated end-of-year fashion show featuring sensational, innovative looks created by FIT’s top graduating Fashion Design students—including the Critic Award-winning looks in sportswear, special occasion, knitwear, intimate apparel and children’s wear.

5/05/2016 - 10/28/2016
Hours: Thursdays and Fridays, Boards 11:30am, sails noon-2pm
Lady Liberty Lunch Cruise - Hornblower Cruises and Events
Pier 40, 353 West St. - 212-206-7522
hornblower.com
Ages: TE,AD
Price: From $49

If you're looking for the perfect relaxing lunch in NYC, Hornblower's Lady Liberty Lunch Cruise is for you. Step aboard Hornblower's luxury yacht and lunch in style as you cruise by New York's iconic landmarks including, of course, the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Governors Island, the Brooklyn Bridge and amazing views of the Manhattan skyli... (more)

5/05/2016
Hours: 7.30pm -11.00pm
Celebrate Cinco De Mayo With Best Santana Tribute SantanaRia - B.B. King Blues Club & Grille
237 W. 42nd St. - 212-997-4144
Ages: AD
Price: $15

"The music of the band Santana has touched generations with it's groundbreaking mix of international rhythms, classic rock jams and great songs. The Santana Tribute Show, SantanaRia, recreates the high energy, world music, improvisational vibe of a Santana concert better than any band in the world. SantanaRia features Adam Puglia as Carlos Sant... (more)

5/05/2016 - 5/08/2016
Hours: 11am - 7pm Thursday to Saturday. 12pm-6pm Sunday
Sweaty Betty Warehouse Sale - Sweaty Betty SoHo Boutique
77 Mercer St. - 646-494-0115
Ages: AD

Sweaty Betty Warehouse Sale. Kicking off Thursday May 5th through Sunday May 8th at the Sweaty Betty Soho store located at 77 Mercer Street. Sweaty Betty, the premium women’s London based fitness/fashion retailer will be offering up to 75% off workout tops, bras, leggings, swimwear, jackets and gym accessories. Thursday May 5th: 11am-7pm Fri... (more)

5/05/2016
Hours: 8:30 PM
Hayden Special Event: From the Big Bang to the Multiverse and Beyond - American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street - 212-769-5100
Ages: AD
Price: $10

We know the universe began 13.7 billon years ago in an event called the Big Bang, but many questions remain. Is our universe part of a larger multiverse? What is causing the accelerating expansion of the cosmos? These are the mysteries that inspire cosmologists today. In a dazzling, full-dome presentation simulcast from the Adler Planetarium in Chi... (more)

5/05/2016
Hours: 12:00pm - 2:00 pm
Senior Thursdays: CommuniTea with Simone Coonrod - Bronx Museum
1040 Grand Concourse - 718-681-6000
Ages: AD
Price: Free

Senior Thursdays: CommuniTea with Simone Coonrod Thursday, May 5, 12:00pm to 2:00pm In celebration of Senior Citizen’s Month, join us every Thursday in May for a special presentation of CommuniTea, an interactive performance series by Bronx-based artist Michele Brody. Come to one or all of the four programs, each of which will feature a tea s... (more)

5/05/2016 - 5/25/2016 Workers Unite! Film Festival - Various Locations - 646- 455-2225
Ages: All
Price: $8-$10

The Workers Unite! Film Festival aims to feature student and professional films from the United States and around the world. These films highlight and publicize the struggles, successes and daily lives of all workers in their efforts to unite and organize for better living conditions and social justice. For screening information please visit http:/... (more)

5/05/2016
Hours: 9:30AM - 2:00 PM
Moms +SocialGood - New York Times Center
241 West 41st Street - 202-887-9040
Ages: AD
Price: $35

Join us at Moms +SocialGood to share our vision for a better future, and inspire action to help improve the lives of children and families everywhere. Moms +SocialGood is a one-day event dedicated to the power of moms and families to create a better future for their communities, and the role that social media and philanthropy can play to boost h... (more)

5/05/2016 - 8/04/2016 ManusxMachina: Fashion in an Age of Technology - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org
Ages: All

The Costume Institute's spring 2016 exhibition, presented in the Museum's Robert Lehman Wing, will explore how fashion designers are reconciling the handmade and the machine-made in the creation of haute couture and avant-garde ready-to-wear. With more than 150 ensembles dating from the early 20th century to the present, the exhibition will addr... (more)

5/05/2016
Hours: 7:00pm
Mother's Day Comedy Show with Karith Foster and Mary Kennedy - Broadway Comedy Club
318 W 53rd Street - 310-941-3788
Ages: AD
Price: $20

Karith Foster and Mary Kennedy have been doing comedy combined over 30 years. They first met early on as up and coming comics in NY and a lifelong friendship was created. They have shared the love of comedy and a wedding dress. 25 percent of proceeds from the evening will benefit The New York Foundling, one of New York City’s largest and oldest non... (more)

5/05/2016
Hours: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
The Aeolus Quartet - Baryshnikov Arts Center, Howard Gilman Performance Space
450 West 37th St. - 646-731-3200
Ages: AD
Price: $20

The Baryshnikov Arts Center presents the exciting young string ensemble Aeolus Quartet in a BAC Salon performance. Aeolus Quartet will perform Washed by Fire, written in 2007 by the "arrestingly gifted" (The New Yorker) American composer Keeril Makan, alongside Antonin Dvorak's 1895 masterwork String Quartet in A-flat Major, Op. 105. Formed in 2... (more)

5/05/2016
Hours: 6:30pm-8:00pm
The Debate in Every Person: To Feel More or Less - Aesthetic Realism Foundation
141 Greene Street - 212-777-4490
Ages: AD
Price: $10

Men and women everywhere want to be stirred by things and people, to have big feeling. At the same time, we can think that to feel a lot is dangerous and weak. How can we make sense of this confusion? What will truly make us stronger: having more feeling or less? And what kind of feeling are we most hoping to have? Aesthetic Realism, the education... (more)

5/06/2016 Otello - Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera House, Amsterdam Ave. & 64th St. - 212-362-6000
www.metopera.org
Ages: AD

The Met season opens with Verdi's masterful Otello, inspired by Shakespeare's play and matching it in tragic intensity. Director Bartlett Sher probes the Moor's dramatic downfall with an outstanding cast: tenor Aleksandrs Antonenko plays the doomed Otello; new soprano star Sonya Yoncheva sings Desdemona, Otello's innocent wife and victim; and barit... (more)

5/06/2016
Hours: 8pm
Mo'Nique Mother's Day Special - Apollo Theater
253 W. 125th St. - 212-531-5305
www.apollotheater.org
Ages: AD

Only NYC area appearance! The multimedia powerhouse, stand-up artist and Oscar-Winning Actress hosts an evening of fun with Tone X and friends. A star of television's The Parkers and the Oscar Nominated Film "Precious", Mo'Nique was the first woman to host NBC's Showtime at the Apollo and was the creator and producer of Mo'Nique's F.A.T. Chance on ... (more)

5/06/2016 - 5/07/2016
Hours: 8pm, 10pm, *11:45pm
Bobby Lee - Gotham Comedy Club
208 W. 23rd St. - 212-367-9000
gothamcomedyclub.com
Ages: AD

Bobby Lee is an American actor and comedian best known as a cast member on Mad TV from 2001 to 2009 and for his roles in the films Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle, Pineapple Express and The Dictator. Third show on May 7 only.

5/06/2016 - 5/08/2016 America's Cup - Brookfield Place Waterfront Plaza
www.americascup.com
Ages: All

This event will take place from May 6-8, 2016, with official practice racing on the Friday and point-scoring races on Saturday and Sunday. This is the first time in 96 years since the America's Cup has been held in NYC. The Event Village will be in the Brookfield Place Waterfront Plaza, while the racing will be on the lower Hudson River off the ... (more)

5/06/2016
Hours: 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
First Fridays! In Collaboration with The Moth - Bronx Museum
1040 Grand Concourse - 718-681-6000
Ages: AD
Price: $10

First Fridays! In Collaboration with The Moth Friday, May 6, 7:00pm to 10:00pm First Fridays Join us for a Bronx StorySLAM hosted by The Moth. Arrive by 7pm for the opportunity to put your name in The Moth “hat”. At 7:30pm names are picked, and one by one, storytellers take the stage to tell a five minute story about the theme of the eve... (more)

5/06/2016
Hours: 9:30pm-11pm
A Mexican Affair - The Metropolitan Room
34 West 22nd Street - 212-206-0440
Ages: AD
Price: $24

A Mexican Affair, a new cabaret created and performed by Rafa Reyes, celebrates the relationship between Mexico and the United States and the beautiful exchange of cultural influence between countries. Directed by Jeremy Williams, the evening unfolds a tantalizing blend of delicious music, candid stories, and spicy romance.

5/06/2016
Hours: 2 hours
Drunk Restoration Comedy: Star Wars Shakespeare - The Players Theatre
115 MacDougal Street - 646-288-1077
Ages: AD
Price: $12

After selling out last month’s reading of Tis Pity She’s a Whore, RAT is back for a May the 4th be with you themed reading of Star Wars Shakespeare: The Empire Striketh Back! Part scripted, part improvisation,the cast will utilize a combination of their professional training, both on stage and off (in the bar), as audience members “choose-their-own... (more)

5/06/2016 - 5/07/2016 Children's Dance on a Shoestring - NYTB Studio
131 E 10th St - 646-765-4773
Ages: All
Price: $15

New York Theatre Ballet will host the Children's Dance on a Shoestring from May 6th, 2016 at 7pm and May 7th, 2016 at 3pm at the NYTB Studio, 131 E. 10th Street, 2nd floor NYC, 10003 inside St. Mark’s Church-in-the-Bowery. A reception will be held after the second performance. Tickets are $15 and are available by phone at (212) 679-0401. Seating i... (more)

5/06/2016
Hours: 8pm
The English Beat - City Winery
155 Varick St. - 212-608-0555
www.citywinery.com/newyork
Ages: AD


5/06/2016
Hours: 6pm-8pm
Champagne and Cocaine Book Launch - Cornelia Street Cafe
29 Cornelia Street (between W. 4th & Bleecker) - 321-298-2482
Ages: AD
Price: $9 (includes a free drink)

Three Rooms Press presents The Monthly– CHAMPAGNE AND COCAINE Launch with author Richard Vetere Friday, May 6, 2016, 6 p.m. Cornelia Street Cafe 29 Cornelia Street (between Bleecker & W. 4th St.) Admission: $9 (includes a free drink) Three Rooms Press celebrates the New York launch the gritty 80s NYC novel CHAMPAGNE AND COCAINE by Richard... (more)

5/06/2016
Hours: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Chiara String Quartet performs Beethoven & Schubert - Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue - 212-570-3949
Ages: AD
Price: $50

The Met Museum presents the Chiara String Quartet in its final MetLiveArts concert of the season. The concert, titled Death and the Maiden, focuses on two awe-inspiring meditations on death by two great masters. The first, Schubert's dramatic String Quartet No. 14, depicts the composer's struggle to accept his own mortality, juxtaposed by Beethoven... (more)

5/06/2016
Hours: 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Drop Off Pajama Party - Kidville Union Square
67 E 11th St. #3 - 516-807-0447
Ages: YE
Price: $60 for the first child and $40 for the siblings

Join us for a three hour drop off pajama party at Kidville Union Square this May. Includes free play, dinner, arts and crafts, story time, dance time, movie time and so much more! Email Amanda at amanda@projectplaydate.org for more information about the event. Cost: $60 for the first child and $40 for the siblings Visit http://www.projectplay... (more)

5/06/2016
Hours: 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Drop Off Pajama Party - Kidville Williamsburg
184 Kent Ave - 516-807-0447
Ages: YE
Price: $60 for the first child and $40 for the siblings

Join us for a three hour drop off pajama party at Kidville Williamsburg this May. Includes free play, dinner, arts and crafts, story time, dance time, movie time and so much more! Email Amanda at amanda@projectplaydate.org for more information about the event. Cost: $60 for the first child and $40 for the siblings Visit http://www.projectplay... (more)

5/06/2016
Hours: 6:30pm
CNN Screening and Conversation: The Eighties: Video Killed the Radio Star - New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West - 212-873-3400
www.nyhistory.org
Ages: TE,AD
Price: FREE

RSVP required to: koconnor@nyhistory.org The 80s. Michael Jackson released the greatest-selling album of all time. Madonna created a persona just as important as her music. Public Enemy exhorted their fans to "Fight the Power." Whitney Houston, Guns 'n Roses, U2, David Bowie and Run-DMC were some of the other major artists of this decade. There wa... (more)

5/06/2016
Hours: 1.5 hours
An Evening of Chamber Music with the FSU College of Music - Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall
881 7th Ave - 212-247-7800
Ages: All
Price: $10

The Seminole Trombone Quartet explores the sonorities of its genre. The four members of STQ are colleagues in academia, as they all currently pursue Doctor of Music degrees at the Florida State University College of Music. STQ makes its Carnegie Hall debut with a program featuring trombone quartet literature, and a world premiere by John Mackey... (more)

5/06/2016 - 9/18/2016 Roberto Burle Max: Brazilian Modernist - The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Ave. - 212-423-3200
thejewishmuseum.org
Ages: All

Roberto Burle Marx (1909–1994) was one of the most influential landscape architects of the twentieth century, yet he is not a familiar figure outside of his native Brazil. He is best known for his iconic seaside pavements on Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana Beach, and for his abstract, geometric garden designs. But his work encompasses an enormous range... (more)

5/07/2016 Elektra - Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera House, Amsterdam Ave. & 64th St. - 212-362-6000
www.metopera.org

The genius director Patrice Chéreau (From the House of the Dead) didn't live to see his great Elektra production, previously presented in Aix and Milan, make it to the stage of the Met. But his overpowering vision lives on with soprano Nina Stemme—unmatched today in the heroic female roles of Strauss and Wagner—who portrays Elektra's primal quest f... (more)

5/07/2016 Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail - Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera House, Amsterdam Ave. & 64th St. - 212-362-6000
www.metopera.org
Ages: AD

Met Music Director James Levine returns to a work he has long cherished, Mozart's delightful comic gem of wily captives in a harem. Coloratura soprano sensation Albina Shagimuratova, the current Met season's Lucia, stars in the bravura role of Konstanze. Rising tenor Paul Appleby is her lover, Belmonte, soprano Kathleen Kim is her shrewd maid, Blon... (more)

5/07/2016
Hours: 7pm & 10pm
Sebastian Maniscalco - Beacon Theatre
2124 Broadway - 212-465-6225
www.beacontheatre.com
Ages: AD

Tickets go on sale Nov. 12.

5/07/2016
Hours: 7:30-9pm
EUROPA REGINA – Bohemian Baroque - First Church of Christ, Scientist,
Central Park West at 68th Street - 212-749-6600
Ages: All
Price: 20-40

Welcoming spring, EM/NY's first chair players perform 17th-century Central and Eastern European chamber works composed for the Crown Lands of the Habsburg Empire: Italian expatriates Antonio Bertoli & Giovanni Valentini, native born Austrians Heinrich Biber & Johann Schmeltzer and French import, Georg Muffat.

5/07/2016
Hours: 9pm, sails 9:30pm-12:30am
Saturday Night Dance Cruise - New York Water Taxi
89 South Street, Pier 16 - 212-742-1969
www.nywatertaxi.com
Ages: AD

It's what Saturday night should be – dancing and drinking on a luxury yacht. Come aboard ZEPHYR's three-hour cruise boasting signature cocktails, and three indoor and outdoor levels of pulsating energy. Must be 21 years of age or older with valid ID ID must be presented to board vessel. If you show up without an ID you will not be allowed to boa... (more)

5/07/2016 - 5/08/2016
Hours: 11am-6pm
NYC Veg Food Fest - Metropolitan Pavilion
125 West 18th Street (Between 6th & 7th Ave)
www.nycvegfoodfest.org
Ages: AD

With over 120 exhibitors, three stages of entertainment, a giant activity-packed kids area, and two floors of fun….our 6th year is not to be missed!

5/07/2016 - 5/08/2016 Mother's Day Weekend Garden Party - New York Botanical Garden
2900 Southern Blvd., Bronx - 718-817-8700
www.nybg.org
Ages: All
Price: $30 adults, $27 seniors, $15 child

The most spectacular spring landscape New York City has to offer is the setting for live music, games, picnicking, and more. After a significant restoration and expansion, the historic Lilac Collection reopens, making room for more Garden spots to play and relax. Make a reservation for a delicious brunch and enjoy other special activities. It's all... (more)

5/07/2016 Display Sale - Boffi SoHo
31 1/2 Greene St. - 212-431-8282
Ages: AD
Price: Free

Save up to 50% OFF display items including some of the most iconic pieces of Boffi and DePadova. Sale started March 16th, final day is May 7th!

5/07/2016
Hours: 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm
FREE!! Holistic Bazaar in Brooklyn - Family of Light Holistic Center
717 Coney Island Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11218 - 646-420-9990
Ages: All
Price: Free

Join us for free holistic bazaars & networking in Brooklyn! Come by and enjoy holistic services, make new friends, attend some workshops and seminar and relax. Bring your friends and family too. Free Program but registration is must as space is limited.

5/07/2016
Hours: 2pm - 4pm
South Bronx Culture Trail Festival:Bertha Hope & Jazzberry Jam! + The Mimi Jones Band - Graham Triangle
Graham Triangle 138 St. & Third Ave. Rain Location: 1 Bruckner Blvd. - 917-859-0592
Ages: All
Price: Free

South Bronx Culture Trail Fusion Fest 2016: Lookin’ Up in the Boogie Down Brings Together Bronx Jazz Visionaries with Rooftop and Stoop Performances April 16 – May 22, 2016 www.facebook.com/southbronxculturetrail Pioneer jazz legend Bertha Hope & Jazzberry Jam! will perform followed by The Mimi Jones Band at the Graham Triangle in Mott Haven.... (more)

5/07/2016
Hours: 65 minutes
LC Kids presents Circus Incognitus - Clark Studio Theater
165 West 65th Street., Samuel B. and David Rose Building., 7th floor - 212-546-2656
Ages: All
Price: For information on tickets, please call CenterCharge 212-721-6500

Virtuoso clown and circus legend Jamie Adkins tumbles, balances, juggles and somersaults through a one-man tour-de-force act of fearless feats and laugh-out-loud antics. While he tries to delight his captive audience with the perfect show, things go awry. Adkins brings the audience along on his poetic journey with sidesplitting wit. Tickets availab... (more)

5/07/2016
Hours: 1:00pm
New! Watson Adventures’ The Museum Strikes Back Scavenger Hunt for Star Wars Fans - Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West - 877-946-4868
Ages: AD
Price: $44-$49 (includes museum admission)

Explore the galaxy of the Museum of Natural History in search of artifacts that echo the characters, creatures and planets of Star Wars. Track down Bantha-sized beasts, giant bugs as gross as Geonosians, hunters as fearsome as Boba Fett and samurai who helped inspire the Jedi. This hunt references the movies to provide a surprising bridge to many s... (more)

5/07/2016
Hours: 5:30pm
Watson Adventures’ High Line at Sunset Scavenger Hunt - The High Line
13th Street and 9th Avenue - 877-946-4868
Ages: AD
Price: $24.50

Sunset is the most dramatic time to enjoy the views atop New York’s unique park, the High Line, built atop an old elevated railway. This becomes the spine of your quest to explore the Meatpacking District, the trendy neighborhood that has sprung from an area of warehouses and historic buildings. Aside from a stroll along the High Line’s gardens ami... (more)

5/07/2016
Hours: 11:00 am
The Bronx's Main Street: Walking the Grand Concourse with Sam Goodman - Bronx Museum
1040 Grand Concourse - 7186816000
Ages: All
Price: Free

The Bronx's Main Street: Walking the Grand Concourse with Sam Goodman Saturday, May 7, Meet in the Bronx Museum North Wing Lobby at 11:00am As part of Jane’s Walk Weekend—a series of free guided tours held each year in memory of urban activist Jane Jacobs—Bronx native and urban planner in the Office of the Bronx Borough President Sam Goodman ... (more)

5/07/2016
Hours: 10:00am-4:00pm
21st Annual Spring House Tour - New York Junior League
130 East 80th Street - 212-606-0243
Ages: AD
Price: $100-$250

The New York Junior League’s Spring House tour features a self-guided tour of Manhattan’s most stylish residences, a complimentary continental breakfast and lunch, a silent auction, champagne stops, and a post-tour cocktail reception. Each year the tour highlights some of the finest in architecture, art, history and the exquisite style of interior... (more)

5/07/2016
Hours: 12 PM - 5 PM
Identification Day - American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street - 212-769-5100
Ages: All
Price: Free with Museum Admission and for Members

Inspired by the legacy of Theodore Roosevelt, the Museum celebrates natural history collections by inviting visitors to bring in their own specimens to the annual Identification Day. Scientists will attempt to identify your discoveries while showing you some specimens from the Museum's rarely seen collections. With the exception of insects, please... (more)

5/07/2016
Hours: 45 min
LC Kids Artists at the Atrium Mariachi Flor de Toloache - David Rubenstein Atrium: Frieda and Roy Furman Stage
61 West 62nd Street - 212-875-5000
Ages: AD
Price: Free

LC Kids Artists at the Atrium Mariachi Flor de Toloache New York’s first all-female mariachi band and one of the city’s most exciting new bands, Mariachi Flor de Toloache celebrates this important Mexican traditional form, choosing material from the traditional mariachi playbook but also incorporating other musical influences from around the world... (more)

5/07/2016
Hours: 5 hours
FREE!! Holistic Bazaar in Brooklyn - Family of Light Holistic Center
717 Coney Island Avenue - 646-420-9990
Ages: All
Price: Free

Join us for free holistic bazaars & networking in Brooklyn! Come by and enjoy holistic services, make new friends, attend some workshops and seminar and relax. Bring your friends and family too. Free Program, but registration is must as space is limited.

5/07/2016
Hours: 3pm
On Baile’s Strand - Rockaway Beach - 646-490-6446
Ages: All

Play by W.B. Yeats. First performed on the beach of Coney Island in County Sligo, the Blue Raincoat Theatre Company is bringing this play about Irish hero Cúchulainn to Rockaway Beach.

5/07/2016
Hours: 2-7pm
7th Annual Kentucky Derby Brunch and Viewing Party at the Soldiers' Sailors' Club - Soldiers' Sailors' Marines' Coast Guard's & Airmen's Club
283 Lexington Ave. - 917-946-3044
Ages: AD
Price: $75

The Junior Committee of the Soldiers' Sailors' Marines' Coast Guard's & Airmen's Club (SSMAC) cordially invites you to the 7th Annual Kentucky Derby Brunch and Viewing Party with the addition of the celebration of the America's Cup races this year here in New York! Saturday, May 7, 2016 2:00pm - 7:00pm SSMAC Clubhouse 283 Lexington Avenue Ne... (more)

5/07/2016
Hours: 12pm-10pm
Kentucky Derby Day Party - Watermark Bar
78 South Street, Pier 15 - 212-742-8200
Ages: AD
Price: $0-95

Who says New Yorkers can't celebrate the Kentucky Derby? It's time to adopt a bit of Southern Hospitality and dive in to the Derby Culture. Ladies wear you best hats and Gentlemen wear your best boats hats to enter our hourly hat contest. If you don't have one, no worries! There will be an onsite Balloon hat maker, making beautifu hats for the part... (more)

5/07/2016
Hours: 1pm - 6pm
Derby Day - The Roof
124 West 57th Street - 212-707-8008
Ages: AD
Price: No cover

Come enjoy Derby Day at The Roof! Guests are invited to watch the Kentucky Derby in style on Saturday, 5/7 starting at 1:00PM. The Roof will be offering a special Derby themed cocktail menu courtesy of Bulleit Bourbon. In addition to the classic Juleps, guests will find fun flavored twists such as Raspberry and Ginger Peach! Come indulge in a wi... (more)

5/07/2016
Hours: 10am-6pm
Housing Works 'Bride on a Buck' Sale - Housing Works Gramercy Thrift Shop
157 East 23rd St. - 718-408-6500 x 6574
Ages: AD
Price: Free

Housing Works will be hosting its annual “Bride on a Buck” event at the Housing Works Gramercy Thrift Shop on Saturday May 7th, 2016 from 10am-6pm. A curated selection of all things bridal will be for sale at a deeply discounted price. Brides-to-be will have the opportunity to shop quality designer wedding items, while saving up to 75% off reta... (more)

5/08/2016
Hours: 10am-noon, noon-2pm, 2:30pm-4:30pm, 5pm-7pm, 7:30pm-10:30pm
Mother's Day Early Brunch, Brunch and Dinner Cruises - Spirit Cruises
Chelsea Piers, 23rd St. and the Hudson River - 866-483-3866
www.spiritcruises.com
Ages: All
Price: $59.90-$97.90

Celebrate Mom and treat her to a special day on the water aboard Spirit. With a delicious buffet, interactive DJ entertainment, dancing and incredible views of the NYC skyline, this will be a Mother's Day she'll always remember.

5/08/2016
Hours: 12:00PM-3:30PM
Mother's Day Brunch - ATRIO at Conrad New York
102 North End Ave - 646-769-4250
Ages: All
Price: Prices vary

Our seasonal Mother's Day Brunch will take place on Sunday, May 8, 2016 from 12:00 to 3:30pm and will feature brunch highlights, such as the Ricotta Hotcakes. Additionally, the brunch will also feature a sundae station for the little ones and kids activities, along with a pop-up flower shop with Bloom. To book your reservation, please call the AT... (more)

5/08/2016
Hours: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
A Mother's Day Pop-Up Shop with Lisa Congdon - The Strand Bookstore
828 Broadway - 212-473-1452
Ages: All
Price: Free

Lisa Congdon celebrates THE JOY OF SWIMMING at Strand! The artist and illustrator's brand-new book on the wonders of watery locomotion gets a pop-up shop with some delightful snacks courtesy of Laurie & Sons, photobooth snapshots from our friends at OM Digital, and fun for the whole family. Celebrate the warmer season (and Mother's Day!) with a bea... (more)

5/08/2016
Hours: 10:30am
Watson Adventures’ Whodunnit Family Scavenger Hunt - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue - 877-946-4868
Ages: TW,TE,AD
Price: $30.50-$42.50 (includes museum admission)

Join Watson Adventures on a unique murder mystery scavenger hunt for kids 10 & up! A killer is on the loose at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and it’s up to you to stop him! The killer has created a scavenger hunt that reveals his name, the weapon he used and where he hid the body. Follow the trail of clues and answer tricky questions to solve ... (more)

5/08/2016
Hours: 11am -3pm
Mother’s Day Jazz Brunch at Loews Regency New York - The Regency Bar & Grill
540 Park Ave. - 212-339-4050
Ages: All
Price: Prices vary

From 11am to 3pm, The Regency Bar & Grill at Loews Regency New York will host a Mother’s Day Jazz Brunch on Sunday, May 8. Guests can enjoy a special 3-course prix-fixe menu and live jazz music. Complimentary flowers will be offered to all Moms.

5/08/2016
Hours: 1:00 PM
2nd Annual Champs For Autism Children's Fashion Show - Fordham University
441 East Fordham Road - 646-702-7593
Ages: All
Price: $49.99

This show is a charity event in order to raise more awareness about Autism and how it affects our children in the community. 1 out of 68 children are diagnosed with Autism, and it is 5 times more prevalent in boys. Many families of children with disabilities do not get to participate in recreational activities due to the limitations of their chi... (more)

5/08/2016
Hours: 3pm
On Baile’s Strand - Coney Island - 646-490-6446
Ages: AD

Play by W.B. Yeats. First performed on the beach of Coney Island in County Sligo, the Blue Raincoat Theatre Company is bringing this play about Irish hero Cúchulainn to Coney Island, Brooklyn.

5/08/2016
Hours: 5pm-7pm
ShapeShifter Plus Presents: RMI Records Showcase - ShapeShifter Lab
18 Whitwell Place - 860-716-3103
Ages: All
Price: $10

Presenting a showcase of RMI Records artists from jazz, rock and soul. Have a snack, chat with the artists and learn about RMI’s projects, including a Mother’s Day-enriching reading from Ariana Alicea’s forthcoming RMI book release, an inspiring memoir about surviving childhood in the foster care system. For more information, please visit resonantm... (more)

5/08/2016
Hours: 11:30a-3:30p
Mother's Day Brunch - SOBs
204 Varick St. - 212-243-4940
Ages: All
Price: $30.99

The Mother's Day Brunch event will combine a whole day's celebration into one meal. The $30.99 package will include a three-course meal, a sangria bar, and live music by Brazilian jazz artist Nanny Assis. There is also a $12.99 ticket for children. Make you reservation at www.sobs.com.