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Friday, July 28-Sunday, July 30
Wolf Conservation Center Pop-Up Shop
Paul Nicklen Gallery
Join the Wolf Conservation Center at the Paul Nicklen fine art gallery in Soho for a three day pop-up shop benefiting wolves and the gallery’s own non-profit, SeaLegacy. The pop-up shop will feature items from the Wolf Conservation Center as well as limited-edition photographs.
Friday, July 28
Summer Delirium: Teen Night
The Whitney Museum
Ages 13 and up
Teens can head to the Whitney Museum this Friday afternoon for Summer Delirium: Teen Night! Participants can explore the Museum’s latest exhibit “Hélio Oiticica: To Organize Delirium,” make crafts, munch on snacks, and enjoy a samba performance by Harlem Samba.
Saturday, July 29
Nelson A. Rockefeller Park
Kickstart your healthy lifestyle and enjoy a day in the sun with HealthFest in Nelson A. Rockefeller Park. This fun and active day will include free fitness bootcamps, spin classes, massage sessions, a photo booth and a kids area. Hosted by comedian and actor Kevin Hart, you’ll be sure to leave sweaty and feeling great! Pre-registration is required.
Young Dancemakers Company
Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City
The New York teens of Young Dancemakers Company will be bringing their talents and originally choreographed pieces to Socrates Sculpture Park. The performances, including an excerpt by world-renowned choreographer José Límon, are inspired by current themes and will be accompanied by live music. The rain date for this event is Sunday, July 30.
Moth Night for National Moth Week
Pleasant Village Community Garden
This Saturday evening, learn all about moths during Moth Night in Pleasant Village Community Garden! Discover what moths eat, where they live, and more as David Yakim of the Metropolitan Monarch Alliance shares his knowledge about these winged creatures. Plus special lamps will be set up to attract moths and other insects, so don’t forget to bring your camera.
Saturday, July 29-Sunday, July 30
Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival Family Weekend: Double Dutch
Saturday: 10:30am-4pm; Saturday: 12-6:30pm
Double Dutch has returned to the Lincoln Center, which will be celebrating this schoolyard game turned competitive art-form during a two-day festival. Watch amazing double dutch performances and movie screenings and learn about women of color’s contribution to double dutch in NYC. Event goers can even get in on the action themselves during an open jump!
7th Annual NYC Children’s Poetry Festival
The 7th Annual NYC Children’s Poetry Festival is coming to Governors Island this weekend for two straight days of nonstop poetry! As part of the larger NYC Poetry Festival, this free fest sponsored by Writopia provides an amazing opportunity to experience and celebrate New York City’s vibrant poetry community. Children are invited to share their own poetry on a kids-only stage, enjoy readings, and contribute to the Poetree Forest.
Sunday, July 30
Music in the Grove on Sunday: Hopalong Andrew
Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn
From a Central Park Ranger to a children’s music musician, Hopalong Andrew specializes in “upbeat, urban country tunes” that kids will love. Come see this special performer in Fort Greene Park as part of the Music in the Grove concert series.