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    Island to Island: Caribbean-American Heritage Celebration At The Museum Of the City Of New York

    Celebrate the city's Caribbean-American Heritage Month at the Museum of the City of New York's Caribbean-American celebration. Enjoy Caribbean music and snacks,... [more]

    Central Astoria’s 2015 Independence Celebration In Astoria Park

    Celebrate the 4th of July early in Astoria Park with a performance from the renowned West Point Concert Band. Make sure... [more]

    Rooftop Films: “Home” At Bronx Terminal Market

    Watch as the aliens relocate all humans--but they miss Tip. She and her fugitive alien friend go on a journey that... [more]

    “The Hunger Games: The Exhibition” At Discovery Times Square

    Young Katniss Everdeen devotees will not want to miss “Hunger Games: The Exhibition,” coming to Discovery Times Square this Wednesday.... [more]

    Wild Wednesday: Home In The Sky At The Highline

    Have you ever wondered about how the Highline hosts so many plants and green foliage? The Home in the Sky event... [more]

    Music in the Grove: Rolie Polie Guacamole In Fort Greene Park

    As part of Fort Greene Conservancy's Music in the Grove morning concert series, kiddie band Rolie Polie Guacamole is putting... [more]

    Jazz At Lincoln Center Presents: WeBop Family Jazz Party In Madison Square Park

    Park yourself in Madison Square Park this Thursday morning to hear standard jazz classics during Jazz at Lincoln Center’s WeBop... [more]

    Skippyjon Jones Snow What (& The 7 Chihuahuas) At The Lucille Lortel Theatre

    Theatreworks presents a brand new musical as part of its free summer theater series, called "Skippyjon Jones Snow What."  The production,... [more]

    Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Obstacle Course Playground At Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk And Beach

    Stay active and get in touch with your competitive side in this outdoor obstacle course!  The course will contain running, jumping,... [more]

    Independence Day American Dream Quilt At CMOM

    Share what freedom and happiness means to you by adding your own patch to CMOM's Independence Day American Dream Quilt.... [more]

    Nature’s Fury Exhibit At American Museum Of Natural History

    It’s difficult to understand why there are earthquakes, volcanoes, tornadoes, and hurricanes on our planet. In Nature’s Fury: The Science... [more]

    Nature Exploration At The Prospect Park Audubon Center

    Meet at the Prospect Park Audubon Center for some communing with (and learning about) nature. From 12-4, pick up your own... [more]

    Macy’s Fourth Of July Fireworks

    Independence Day wouldn’t be complete without a fireworks show, and Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks is arguably one of the... [more]

    Fourth of July Celebration At The DiMenna Children’s History Museum

    Looking for a fun, new way to celebrate July 4th with your kids this year? The DiMenna Children's History Museum... [more]

    Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest on Coney Island

    Join nearly 40,000 people at Coney Island on Saturday, July 4 for Nathan's Famous hot dog eating contest. This historic... [more]

    Global Family Day In Central Park

    This Sunday head to Central Park’s Rumsey Playfield for SummerStage’s Global Family Day. Spend the afternoon enjoying live music, dance,... [more]

    Nature’s Fury Exhibit At American Museum Of Natural History

    It’s difficult to understand why there are earthquakes, volcanoes, tornadoes, and hurricanes on our planet. In Nature’s Fury: The Science... [more]

    Water To Paper, Paint To Sky At The Museum Of Chinese In America

    To celebrate the Museum of Chinese in America's 35th anniversary, MOCA presents its new exhibit, "Water to Paper, Paint to... [more]

    Nature’s Fury Exhibit At American Museum Of Natural History

    It’s difficult to understand why there are earthquakes, volcanoes, tornadoes, and hurricanes on our planet. In Nature’s Fury: The Science... [more]

    “Life At The Limits: Stories Of Amazing Species” Exhibit At AMNH

    The American Museum of Natural History’s newest exhibit, “Life at the Limits: Stories of Amazing Species,” delves into the amazing... [more]

    Skippyjon Jones Snow What (& The 7 Chihuahuas) At The Lucille Lortel Theatre

    Theatreworks presents a brand new musical as part of its free summer theater series, called "Skippyjon Jones Snow What."  The production,... [more]

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