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Blues BBQ Festival

Saturday, August 19
Pier 97 In Clinton

Hudson River Park’s 18th Annual Blues BBQ

2017 looks to be an EPIC year for the Blues BBQ Festival! After a terrific 2016 event, the 18th annual Blues BBQ returns to Pier 97 for an amazing day filled with food, friends and great blues music! Pairing America’s best Blues and Roots musicians with New York City’s favorite BBQ restaurants makes for an unforgettable summer day on the Hudson River!

For more information visit https://www.hudsonriverpark.org/events/blues-bbq-festival

Read Dating: Speed Dating With Books

Wednesday, August 16 at 7:00 PM
Strand Book Store Inc, 828 Broadway

Does the smell of books make your knees weak? Does the thought of pizza make your mouth water? Do you want a boo who feels this way too? Then start your search for love with a night of literary speed dating!

Join us in the Rare Book Room for a night of wine and become a target for Cupid’s arrow 😉

*We respect and accept all identities and conceptions of gender. Whichever of our speed dating nights you feel comfortable attending, we will be glad to host you.

Pizza will be provided by &pizza and will include vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free options. This event is 21 and up. Purchase in advance is required, no tickets at the door!

For more information visit http://www.strandbooks.com/event/read%2Ddating%2Dw4m%2Dm4w%2Dedition

Rescue Me Fireman

Tuesday, August 15, from 7pm to 10pm
The Ainsworth, 122 West 26th Street

With summer coming to a close, make sure the heat continues well into the fall by snagging your very own fireman on Tuesday August 15, 2017 from 7:00pm until 10:00pm.

Your $15 pulsd ticket (a $25 value), gives you endless options to snag your own here out of over 100 of NYC’s hottest single firemen!

Mingle with some of the hottest men the city has to offer while you enjoy drink specials and take part in the “Hottest Fireman Contest!”

With the firemen drinking for free, this could be your chance to get carried out of the bar!

For more information click here.

Party Pics: New Museum “Hell, Yes!” party

Hell Yes! What a great time was had by all, on June 21, 2017.

 

Party Pics: Visionaire World x We Are One+Together

We Are One+Together partnered with Visionaire World to kick of the Mr. Gay Syria initiative in order to secure asylum for the Mr. Gay Syria contestants, including financing legal aid as well as generating political and public support. These brave individuals chose to host a competition to illuminate urgent issues facing LGBTQ+ individuals in the Middle East. 

We hope to inspire our community to take a stand with the Mr. Gay Syria contestants in solidarity by signing our petition urging the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services to take swift action and accelerate the process of granting the five courageous contestants asylum.

We Are One+TogetherVisionaire World and Grindr present the premier of a short film, War Within (04.10 min)directed by Palestinian, Lebanese director Zaher Saleh as part of the We Are One+Together film seriesThe film tells a very personal story of a gay Muslim man’s struggle to reconcile his sexuality with his faith, his longing for acceptance from his family and his journey to love and accept himself. 

Visionaire World also showcased a short film inspired by the Mr. Gay Syria pageant starringCaroline Vreeland, Connie Flemming,, Elliott Sailors, Ladyfag, Maryna Linchuk, and Yara Sofia..

Asphalt Green Sprinkler Day

Saturday, July 15 at 1:00 PM
555 East 90th Street, New York, NY

As summer temperatures soar, New Yorkers of all ages will cool off—and get soaked—at Asphalt Green’s fourth annual free Sprinkler Day event. Kids and adults will play in high-powered sprinklers on the turf field at the nonprofit sports and fitness organization’s Upper East Side campus. Flavored ice treats will be available for free.

Asphalt Green
555 East 90th Street
New York, NY, 10128

For more information visit https://www.asphaltgreen.org

Yoga in the Garden

Friday, August 18 at 6:30 PM
Flushing Town Hall

Practice yoga in the warm fresh air, under the trees and the beautiful evening sun in Flushing Town Hall’s garden. Yoga practice will be led by teachers from Yumcha Yoga, Flushing’s most interesting yoga studio. Bring your mats and pack your dinner for post-yoga picnic.

Prices are $5 Suggested Donation/FREE for Members.

Flushing Town Hall
137-35 Northern Blvd
Flushing, NY, 11354

For more information visit http://www.flushingtownhall.org

Finding Samuel Lowe: From Harlem to China

Friday, August 4 at 6:30 PM
Flushing Town Hall

Three successful Black siblings from Harlem discover their heritage by searching for their long-lost Chinese grandfather. The siblings and 16 of their family members travel to two Chinese cities, finding documented lineage that dates their family back 3,000 years to 1006 BC. This is a story about familial love and devotion that transcends love, space and time. This event is supported by New York Hakka Conference and Hakka Association of New York.

Tickets are $5/FREE for Members and New York Hakka Conference participants.

Flushing Town Hall
137-35 Northern Blvd
Flushing, NY, 11354

For more information visit http://www.flushingtownhall.org

Full Moon Drumming Workshop

Sunday, August 6 at 7:00 PM
Flushing Town Hall

Celebrate the Full Moon with a drum circle in Flushing Town Hall’s garden. Begin with workshops led by master drummers, then jam with the entire group under the full moon. All are welcome from beginner to professional, just bring your enthusiasm and participate! Space is limited to 20 participants. Drums provided. Please call to reserve your drum.

Prices are $25/$20 for members.

Flushing Town Hall
137-35 Northern Blvd
Flushing, NY, 11354

For more information visit http://www.flushingtownhall.org

Lollipops for Breakfast

Sunday, July 30 at 11:00 AM
Flushing Town Hall

You can’t have lollipops for breakfast! But today, Sylvie decides she’s going to break that rule, even if it means she has to make her own amazingly perfect lollipop from scratch. Come along as she and her trusty pet bird search for missing ingredients, wrestle with giant candy machines, and get lost in a magical pop-up cookbook. Join us for the show that New England Theatre Geek calls “captivating and enchanting.” Puppetry performance by Bonnie Duncan, and live music by The Gottabees.

There are two shows, one at 11 AM and another at 2 PM.

Tickets are $13/$10 Members/$8 Children/$6 Member Children.

Flushing Town Hall
137-35 Northern Blvd
Flushing, NY, 11354

For more information visit http://www.flushingtownhall.org

Flushing Town Hall Benefit Concert

Friday, July 28 at 7:00 PM
Flushing Town Hall

Artists and community members gather in solidarity with the power of culture and the arts to support Flushing Town Hall! Led by New Asia Chamber Music Society, this benefit concert will immerse the audience with the joy of music-making. This event is made possible in part by the generous support from WAC Lighting, the Glow Foundation, and Global Federation of Chinese Business Women of New York.

Tickets are $10-$30; For sponsorship packages, please contact mliu@flushingtownhall.org

Flushing Town Hall
137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing, NY, 11354

For more information visit http://www.flushingtownhall.org

Cooper Hewitt Annual Garden Party

Wednesday, June 21 at 6:30 PM
The Arthur Ross Terrace and Garden Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum East 90th Street, between Fifth and Madison Avenues, New York City

Celebrate the verve and rhythm of the Jazz Age

Join your fellow design lovers for an evening in the Arthur Ross Terrace and Garden inspired by Cooper Hewitt’s dynamic new exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

Enjoy Harlem-inspired cocktails and strolling supper and designed by acclaimed chef Marcus Samuelsson and Red Rooster, and dance to the swinging sounds of Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks.

For more information visit https://www.cooperhewitt.org/gardenparty/