A party atmosphere reigns on the first Saturday of the month at one of the country’s oldest and largest art museums.
The city-owned lot located at 50 Kent Avenue between N 11th and N 12th Street has been the site of OSA’s summer concert series the past two seasons. “For 2014 we are building on the success of previous years’ concert series by adding a lot more free community programming to activate the space” said OSA Executive Director, Ed Janoff. “We are very excited to be partnering with a number of local businesses and organizations to offer a diversity of events and programs throughout the summer at the 50 Kent Festival.”
A peaceful, family-friendly march of tens of thousands of Americans to persuade world leaders attending the 9/23/2014 UN Climate Summit to support an international agreement to dramatically reduce carbon emissions pollution and to build a future based on greater use of renewable energy and more energy conservation. Marchers will assemble at Central Park by Columbus Circle and begin the march at 59th Street and 8th Avenue, heading east to 6th Avenue, south to 42nd Street, west to 11th Avenue, and south to 34th Street.
Back by popular demand, square dancing returns to Bryant Park. Don your festive country best and do-si-do to live Appalachian music. On dance breaks enjoy themed food, drink beer and wine for purchase, learn to trick rope, and saddle up a mechanical bull.
Madison Square Park Conservancy and NeueHouse will host the seventh season of Mad. Sq. Reads, a free literary series on Thursday, September 25th from 6:30-7:30 pm on the steps of Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ Farragut Monument in the Northern end of Madison Square Park. September 25 - Sarah Ruhl. October 2 - Sean Wilsey & Danny Meyer
The Dumbo Arts Festival returns for three days to the neighborhood with all kinds of artistic installations, exhibitions and live performances. Over 500 artists are participating this year, populating the space under the arch and Brooklyn Bridge park, as well as opening their studios for tours and discussions.
At the Brooklyn Museum's Target First Saturdays, thousands of visitors enjoy free programs of art and entertainment each month from 5 to 11 p.m.
Mark your calendars for LES Pickle Day! A famed neighborhood celebration that brings hordes of pickle loving masses back to Orchard Street, an original pickle district for this delightful and enjoyable treat. Enjoy over 20 picklers from up and down the eastern seaboard, sharing the blocks with a slew of specialty LES food and fashion vendors. Don’t miss out and get your limited edition LES Pickle Day t-shirt while you’re there.
Let’s celebrate the autumn season with a canine twist! Join celebrity dog groomer and pet expert, Jorge Bendersky, for “Dogtoberfest” at the Brooklyn Brewery on Tuesday, October 21st. This will be a book signing party, plus the official NYC launch of the newest shampoo on the market: Jorge Bendersky at M boutique! Celebrity Dog Groomer Jorge Bendersky's book signing party for "DIY Dog Grooming, from puppy cuts to best in show, everything you need to know" is sure to be a furry-filled Brooklyn blast!