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Fri 9/15: Star Wars in concert, ApplePalooza, Sip+Shop, Bourbon, Parties, & MORE!

From: Scott
Sent on: Friday, September 15, 2017 6:38 AM

TGIF! Enjoy some great Friday events listed below!

Our Organizer Team works hard to bring you the best FREE events each day! This email will also show up on our Message Board page so if anyone wants to comment or take the lead on coordinating a group meeting at any of these events that we cannot personally host, feel free to do so! This group is about community, so caring is sharing on days we cannot host an event personally.

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Various Times     San Gennaro Festival Free

Although this is an annual celebration of faith, the Feast of San Gennaro is known the world over for its festive atmosphere, an 11-day event featuring religious processions and colorful parades, free musical entertainment every day, a wide variety of ethnic food delicacies, charming restaurants and cafes and even a world-famous cannoli-eating competition!

10:00AM-4:00PM     EscapeMaker's Apple Palooza Free

Dear EscapeMakers — Let's celebrate the coming of fall foliage, fruiting orchards and autumnal goodness! What better way to celebrate than with all things APPLE! Join us for our annual "Apple Palooza" with GrowNYC at the Union Square Greenmarket, sponsored by New York Apples.

10:00-12:00PM     Coastal Cleanup Free

Cleanup Volunteers give back to the community by helping us remove hundreds of pounds of trash from Pier 1 salt marshes and beaches. Scheduled times are according to low tides, from May through October.

12:00-4:00PM     Weekend Nature Exploration Free

Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.

4:00pm-7:00pm     Friday Sip N Shop Free

Destination: The Caribbean Jungle We'll venture into the depths of the jungle as inspiration for this week's Travel the World Through Cocktails event. We'll imbibe on a Rum Old Fashioned, paired with our Coconut Ash Bar.

5:00pm-9:00pm     Free Friday: Bourbon Heritage Month $

September is National Bourbon Heritage Month: a chance to celebrate an American classic. But do you know the Brooklyn story of bourbon and whiskey? Or have you ever wondered where the word "bourbon" even comes from? (Hint: France) Join us on September 15th for a fun evening of French music, Brooklyn drinks, and far-reaching talks, all in the name of bourbon!

5:00-9:00PM     7th Annual New York Harbor Regatta Bash $[masked]

On Friday, September 15th, New York Harbor Foundation will host the 7th annual New York Harbor Regatta Bash on Governors Island—an annual favorite among New Yorkers, closing the summer season. The bash takes place immediately following the regatta—a sailing competition in the New York Harbor. Sailors and supporters from a number of NYC-based companies and organizations will be competing in the J24, Colgate 26, J80, and Melges classes for the opportunity to win the NY Harbor Cup.

6:00pm-9:00pm     Fashion Party With Selva Negra $

Selva Negra represents female empowerment, holistic energy, sustainable and ethical clothing, and engineered comfort. Spend the evening with the designers to discuss their story behind the brand and why it’s important for them to celebrate culture and womanism within their brand. Get exclusive access to purchase items from the FW17 collection not available anywhere else!

6:00pm     New York City Opera Preview Show in Bryant Park Free

Get a preview of the new york city opera’s upcoming shows with hour-long performances in bryant park. tonight, the series wraps for the season with excerpts from verdi operas. bryant park’s upper terraceFree

6:00-7:30PM     Summer on the Hudson: Bingo Free

Bring your own food and soft beverages to this free, all-ages BINGO! night. Each game winner receives a prize!

6:00-7:30PM     Arts, Culture and Fun: Dance Away the Night with the City Stompers Free

The City Stompers invite you to get on your feet and move to the sounds of live American fiddle music. Swing your corner and do-si-do, join hands for a Virginia Reel and step right up and holler "yeehoo"!

6:30-10:30PM      Hands-On Pizza Workshop $[masked]

Join us for NYC's #1 pizza-making (and eating) experience! 
Our acclaimed Hands-On Pizza Workshop is perfect for both beginners and practicing pizza-makers. 
Tickets are $195 for an individual or $295 for two people working as a team — couples, friends, families are all welcome to attend.

7:00-10:00PM     Movies Under The Stars: Grown Ups 2 Free

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film! Old high-school pals recapture some of their past glories and learn life lessons from their kids, who are celebrating their last day of school. Rated PG-13.

7:30pm     Annual Brooklyn Indie Party Free

Featuring Akashic Books, Archipelago Books, Belladonna, Enchanted Lion, Ig Publishing, Kicks Books, Melville House, One Story, powerHouse Books, The Song Cave, Stonecutter, Tin House Books, and others. Co-hosted by the Community of Literary Magazines and Presses (CLMP). Greenlight once again partners with CLMP, as well as some of Brooklyn’s best independent book and magazine publishers, to kick off Brooklyn Book Festival weekend with a Brooklyn-sized party celebrating the spirit of literary independence in Brooklyn with food, drinks, music & more!

8:00pm Star Wars in Concert $

Luke Skywalker begins a journey that will change the galaxy, as he leaves his home planet, battles the evil Empire, and learns the ways of the Force. Don’t miss the World Premiere of A New Hope in concert, with the unparalleled New York Philharmonic performing John Williams’s Oscar-winning score live to the complete film.

10:00pm 2017 Miss Coney Island Pageant $

Bambi The Mermaid proudly presents "The 15th annual MISS CONEY ISLAND Pageant!" Join The Great Fredini and Coney Island USA on September 15 as YOU the audience decide who will be our next QUEEN for 2018!



9/6-9/24 The Boomerang Theatre Company Presents: Loveless Texas

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Loveless Texas is a musical set in Texas oil country during the Great Depression.  With echoes of Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost it tells the story of two brothers who take very different paths after the untimely death of their parents in an oil rig explosion

9/9 54 Sings Little Women Show!

Join us at Feinstein’s/54 Below for a delightful evening featuring the songs of the Jason Howland, Midi Dickstein and Allan Knee’s Broadway musical, Little Women. Click link to find out more info and to get tickets!

9/22 Travel Blogger Summit Global Goals "Green" Gala

Join 100 of the top celebrities, journalists, bloggers and digital media influencers in travel for an epic evening in support of scholarships and grants for youth travel. Click link for more info!

9/30 New York Be the Match Walk+Run (Participate of Volunteer!)

Join the thousands of other participants across the country who are taking part in Be The Match Walk+Run events in their communities, and raising money to support our cause. Click Link for more info on how you can be involved as a volunteer or participant!


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