NYC’s 10 Best Free Events & Attractions Weekend of August 21st to the 22nd, 2010 (Saturday)
Saturday, August 21st
7:00 AM to 1:00 PM – Summer Streets 2010. Uptown Rest Stop – Park Avenue & 51st Street. Dumpster Pools – Park Avenue and 40th Street. Midtown Rest Stop – 24th Street between Park & Madison Avenue. SoHo Rest Stop – Lafayette Street between Kenmare & Spring Streets. Foley Square Rest Stop – Centre Street between Reade & Worth Streets. Enjoy the summer with free bike rides, running, dance lessons, exercise classes, swimming, musical performances and more.
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM – Kayaking on the Hudson. Pier 40, West of Houston Street. Free kayaks available until 5:30 PM. Be sure to arrive in your swimsuit or shorts. Changing rooms, lockers, and showers available.
10:00 AM to 7:00 PM – Barney New York Warehouse Sale. 55 West 17th Street, between 7th and 8th Avenue. Discount designer clothing at 50% to 75% off. See: New York City’s 10 Best Discount Designer Clothing Stores & Outlets
11:00 AM to 7:00 PM – Bryant Park Ping Pong. Bryant Park, near 42nd Street and 6th Avenue. Two top notch tables where you can come to test your ping pong skills. You must sign up on site to reserve a time slot.
1:00 PM to 6:00 PM – Red Hooked: BWAC’s Summer Art Show. 499 Van Brunt Street, Brooklyn. Last weekend to see 800 pieces of artwork (paintings, photography, graffiti, and sculptures) from 200 artists in a 25,000 square foot building built around the Civil War.
3:00 PM to 7:00 PM – Central Park SummerStage with Chrisette Michele, Mario and Tamia. Central Park Mainstage, Rumsey Playfield, East side Central Park (use 72nd Street entrance). Soul and R&B music with 6 time Grammy winner Tamia as the headliner. See: NYC’s 10 Best Attractions & Things to Do in Central Park
8:00 PM – Goodbar by Bambï & Waterwell at East River Park SummerStage. East River Park, enter at Delancey Street bridge over the FDR Drive and walk south. Local New York City rock band Bambï comes together with the Waterwell theater company to perform their version of the 70s novel and film Looking For Mr. Goodbar. Explore independence and sexuality in this controversial show.
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