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Summer Programs

Bryant Park Presents Shakespeare + Friday Picnics

Friday, May 26, 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
Bryant Park (42nd Street & Fifth Avenue)

Spread out on a free picnic blankets and nosh on food from local vendors curated by Hester Street Fair including Thaibird’s curry fried chicken, Pokee NYC’s pokee donut, Parantha Alley’s spicy stuffed rotis, John’s Juice, Moon Man and Taiyaki’s signature waffle fish soft serve ice cream. Also enjoy lawn games, photo ops and a performance of Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives of Windsor (7 pm) by the irreverent The Drilling Company Theatre for New Plays.

Also on June 3.

Summer on the Hudson: SunGaze

Sunday, May 28, 12:00 pm–4:00 pm
Pier I (Riverside & 70th Street)

Gaze at the central star of our solar system using special safe scopes with the Amateur Astronomers Association.


Bryant Park Presents Dance Party: Disco

Wednesday, May 31, 6:00 pm–8:30 pm
Bryant Park (42nd Street & Fifth Avenue)

Enjoy live music and dance instruction in Bryant Park. This week features disco with Deverne and The Vintagesoul featuring Carol Williams. All ages welcome.


Locomotive Lawn Live

Thursday, June 1, 10:30 am–11:15 am
Riverside Park, Locomotive Lawn (Riverside Boulevard & West 61st Street)

Moosiki Kids Musical Storytime fosters a love of reading at a young age with musical stories on a comfy turf lawn.


Hudson Riverkids: Story Pirates

Thursday, June 1, 4:00 pm–5:30 pm
Pier 62 at Hudson River Park (Hudson River Greenway/enter at 23rd Street and West Side Highway)

Using stories submitted by children and the audience, the Story Pirates create outlandishly funny sketches and mini-musicals.

Also on Monday at 6:30 pm.

Bryant Park Friday Picnic

Friday, June 2, 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
Bryant Park (42nd Street & Fifth Avenue)

Spread out on a free picnic blankets and nosh on food from local vendors curated by Hester Street Fair including Thaibird’s curry fried chicken, Pokee NYC’s pokee donut, Parantha Alley’s spicy stuffed rotis, John’s Juice, Moon Man and Taiyaki’s signature waffle fish soft serve ice cream. Also enjoy lawn games, photo ops, live performances and more.


Hudson Riverkids: Story Pirates

Monday, June 5, 6:30 pm–8:00 pm
Pier 62 at Hudson River Park (Hudson River Greenway/enter at 23rd Street and West Side Highway)

Using stories submitted by children (and the audience), the Story Pirates create outlandishly funny sketches and mini-musicals.


Bryant Park Presents Dance Party

Wednesday, June 7, 6:00 pm–8:30 pm
Bryant Park (42nd Street & Fifth Avenue)

Enjoy live music and dance instruction (Mexican with Jarana Beat) in Bryant Park. All ages welcome.


Locomotive Lawn Live

Thursday, June 8, 10:30 am–11:15 am
Riverside Park, Locomotive Lawn (Riverside Boulevard & West 61st Street)

Moosiki Kids Musical Storytime fosters a love of reading at a young age with musical stories on a comfy turf lawn.


Hudson Riverkids

Thursday, June 8, 6:30 pm–8:00 pm
Pier 62 at Hudson River Park (Hudson River Greenway/enter at 23rd Street and West Side Highway)

Enjoy New York City family performers by the river.


Bryant Park Friday Picnic

Friday, June 9, 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
Bryant Park (42nd Street & Fifth Avenue)

Spread out on a free picnic blankets and nosh on food from local vendors curated by Hester Street Fair including Thaibird’s curry fried chicken, Pokee NYC’s pokee donut, Parantha Alley’s spicy stuffed rotis, John’s Juice, Moon Man and Taiyaki’s signature waffle fish soft serve ice cream. Also enjoy lawn games, photo ops, live performances and more.


Bryant Park Presents Dance Party Latin Festival

Friday, June 9, 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
Bryant Park (42nd Street & Fifth Avenue)

In the grand finale of outdoor music and dance series Dance Party, dance Bachata, Merengue, and Salsa
with Melvin Elias, Willie Alvarez and his All Star Band featuring Ray Bayona.


Summer on the Hudson: Play Dates!

Saturday, June 10, 1:00 pm–4:00 pm
West Harlem Piers Park (Marginal & West 125th Street)

This monthly summer series of outdoor kiddie parties features children’s entertainment, arts & crafts, and neighborhood fun.


Hudson Riverkids

Monday, June 12, 6:30 pm–8:00 pm
Pier 62 at Hudson River Park (Hudson River Greenway/enter at 23rd Street and West Side Highway)

Enjoy New York City family performers by the river.


Locomotive Lawn Live

Thursday, June 15, 10:30 am–11:15 am
Riverside Park, Locomotive Lawn (Riverside Boulevard & West 61st Street)

Moosiki Kids Musical Storytime fosters a love of reading at a young age with musical stories on a comfy turf lawn.


Hudson Riverkids

Thursday, June 15, 6:30 pm–8:00 pm
Pier 62 at Hudson River Park (Hudson River Greenway/enter at 23rd Street and West Side Highway)

Enjoy New York City family performers by the river.


Bryant Park Friday Picnic

Friday, June 16, 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
Bryant Park (42nd Street & Fifth Avenue)

Spread out on a free picnic blankets and nosh on food from local vendors curated by Hester Street Fair including Thaibird’s curry fried chicken, Pokee NYC’s pokee donut, Parantha Alley’s spicy stuffed rotis, John’s Juice, Moon Man and Taiyaki’s signature waffle fish soft serve ice cream. Also enjoy lawn games, photo ops, live performances and more.


Hudson Riverkids

Monday, June 19, 6:30 pm–8:00 pm
Pier 62 at Hudson River Park (Hudson River Greenway/enter at 23rd Street and West Side Highway)

Enjoy New York City family performers by the river.


Locomotive Lawn Live

Thursday, June 22, 10:30 am–11:15 am
Riverside Park, Locomotive Lawn (Riverside Boulevard & West 61st Street)

Moosiki Kids Musical Storytime fosters a love of reading at a young age with musical stories on a comfy turf lawn.


Hudson Riverkids

Thursday, June 22, 6:30 pm–8:00 pm
Pier 62 at Hudson River Park (Hudson River Greenway/enter at 23rd Street and West Side Highway)

Enjoy New York City family performers by the river.


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