Dragon Boat Festival and Ukrainian Performance: How to Spend a Weekend in New York (August 6-8)
When: Friday-Sunday, August 6-8
Where: American Museum of Natural History 200 Central Park West New York, NY 10024-5102
More: Travel far beyond our planet to admire the latest discoveries in space.
This show features stunning renderings of distant worlds, groundbreaking space missions, and breathtaking scenes depicting the evolution of our solar system.
Cost: $ 0-33
What: Guided tour of Brooklyn
When: Friday, August 6, from 16: 00
Where: Bushwick Bushwick Collective Brooklyn, NY
More: Walking tour of Brooklyn featuring graffiti and street art. In this city, participants will visit a coffee shop filled with stunning works of art, learn about the early graffiti of New York, explore the origins of this art form and various techniques.
Among other things, guests will take a guided tour of East Williamsburg. They will also visit the largest street art gallery in the United States - the Bushwick Collective.
Cost: $ 0-30
When: Friday, August 6, from 19: 30
Where: La Plaza Cultural, E 9th St & Avenue C, New York, NY 10003
More: In the new theatrical performance "A Thousand Suns" from the Yara Arts Group, a person enters the pristine forest and nature reacts to it. Trees are the main characters of the show, who revel in the joy and fertility of spring.
A variety of actors take part in the performance, using multicultural materials. In the work, conceived by Virlana Tkach, performances in English and Ukrainian are intertwined with fragments of the classic poetic play by Lesya Ukrainka with Indian, Canadian and American poetry.
Cost: From $ 0
When: Saturday, 7 August, with 09: 00
Where: Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Between Grand Central Pkwy and, Van Wyck Expy, 11354
More: В Flushing Meadows Corona Park in New York The Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival will take place on August 7. This year, the festival celebrates its 31st anniversary and invites guests to come with their families. On the main stage, multicultural artists, dancers and musicians from all over the world will showcase their art.
Among other things, there will be performances by Shaolin monks. The festival will feature demonstrations of traditional Asian folk crafts and crafts. The refurbished food court will serve several different ethnic cuisines. The main event will be dragon boat races. Many old and new teams will take part in them.
Cost: Free options
What: Farmer's Market
When: Saturday, 7 August, with 10: 00
Where: Stonegate Farm 4 Stonegate Drive Newburgh, NY 12550
More: At this farmers' market you will find fresh fruits and vegetables, dairy products, fresh flowers and local pastries. This is a great place to have a fun weekend and stock up on healthy and fresh produce.
Cost: Free options
When: Saturday, 7 August, with 20: 30
Where: Wolfe's Pond Park, 420 Cornelia Ave, Staten Island, NY 10312
More: Until September, free movie screenings will be held in various parks in New York. All visitors will be able to buy their own snacks.
So, on August 7, viewers will see the film "Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark."
Cost: Free options
When: Sunday, 8 August, with 16: 00
Where: New Yiddish Rep 315 West 39th Street #Suite 902 New York, NY 10018
More: It is a unique blend of storytelling and painting. Paintings and sketches will be created as the story is told to the audience. Gera Sandler will read the stories, and Vitaly Umansky will create illustrations.
Hera Sandler is an actor, director, television and radio host. After immigrating from Moscow to Israel in 1990, Gera graduated from the Beit Zvi School of Performing Arts in 1997 and will receive six prestigious awards.
Cost: $ 25
Dear readers! Please note that due to the epidemic of coronavirus infection, some activities may be canceled or rescheduled for other dates. Therefore, before visiting, we recommend checking the information on the sites of the organizers.
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In addition, look for interesting events for every day of the week in our calendar... Come in, find out, share with your friends. Before visiting, check the organizer's websites for details and locations of events, as they may change.
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