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Folks on the Island with Judy Collins Presented by Trinity Wall Street

Folk icon Judy Collins has earned a worldwide reputation for her unique blend of interpretative folksongs and contemporary-themed music. Over the course of her 45 year career she has released more than 40 albums and has had numerous Top 10 hits, Grammy nominations, and gold and platinum selling albums. Her most notable work includes renditions of Joni Mitchell's "Both Sides Now," a Grammy Hall of Fame song, and "Send in the Clowns," a ballad written by Stephen Sondheim for the Broadway musical A Little Night Music.

July 26, 2:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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NY Laughs Laughter in the Park 2009

Laughter in the Park is New York's only free outdoor comedy series. Every week, we present two hours of comedy at one of six different city parks.

NYLaughs, Inc. is a unique non-profit that wants to change the cultural landscape of the Big Apple through humor. We seek to elevate the comic arts and provide laughter for free to New Yorkers on a consistent basis by producing free live comedy shows in New York City's public spaces; from its parks and streets to its subways. We want to make New York a better place through laughter!

July 26, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Greenmarkets

Carroll Gardens GreenmarketSunday, July 26th, 2009, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Carroll between Smith St and Court St

LES GreenmarketSunday, July 26th, 2009, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Norfolk & Essex

Tompkins Square Park GreenmarketSunday, July 26th, 2009, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Ave A & 7th St

July 26, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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CityParks Kids: Imagination In Motion

This athletic movement theater performance draws on various theatrical styles, including mime, modern dance, and vaudeville - but turns these traditions upside down by combining them with dialogue, audience participation and a delightfully original soundtrack.

July 27, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
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CityParks Kids: Bari Koral Family Band

Acclaimed singer/songwriter Bari Koral has joined forces with some of the best players on the downtown NYC music scene to bring you the Bari Koral Family Band - rock songs for kids that parents dig.

Kids can ride airplanes, drive cars, play in a rock and roll band, ride the waves and dance…

Cost: Free

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July 20, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
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Hudson River Park Clinton Cove Festival

Hand your kid a fishing rod and lay back to listen to the Mercantillers, who return to the Park for the fifth annual Clinton Cove Festival, a favorite event for those also adoring kayaking, field races, and children’s games.

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July 25, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Greenmarkets

Tribeca GreenmarketSaturday, July 25th, 2009, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm Greenwich St & Chambers St

Borough Hall GreenmarketSaturday, July 25th, 2009, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Court St and Remsen St

July 25, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Films on the Green: Claire's Knee

Films on the Green is going… green! For its second year running, the popular free outdoor French film festival will feature movies about the environment and the beauty of the natural world. Following the remarkable success of last year’s inaugural “Films on the Green,” the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation have once again joined forces to present a selection of seven critically acclaimed French films that will be screened every Friday at sunset in city parks during the months of June and July.

July 24, 8:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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Sunset Jam on the Hudson

Improvise on African, Latin, and Caribbean rhythms in a drumming circle led by master drummers. Instruments provided, or bring your own.

July 24, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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Greenmarkets

Federal Plaza GreenmarketFriday, July 24th, 2009, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Broadway and Thomas St

City Hall GreenmarketFriday, July 24th, 2009, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Broadway & Chambers

Staten Island Ferry Terminal GreenmarketFriday, July 24th, 2009, 8:00 am - 7:00 pm Inside Terminal Building

July 24, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Four Nights of Peace, Love & Music: Richie Havens Concert

Richie Haven's soulful singing style has remained as unique and ageless as when he first emerged from the Greenwich Village folk scene. Today he continues to inspire us through his melodic messages of brotherhood and freedom.

Tickets will be distributed two per person outside Castle Clinton on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 5:00 p.m. on the day of the show.

July 23, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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CityParks Concerts: Slick Rick

Slick Rick the infamous hip hop storyteller who wears a pirate’s eye patch, has delivered some of the 80’s greatest hits, including “La Di Da Di,” “Mona Lisa,” and “Children's Story.” Hip hop purists consider him one of the greatest MCs in hip hop’s history.

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July 23, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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Movies with a View- Paper Moon

The Conservancy's most popular event returns for its tenth anniversary year! Movies With A View is one of the city's premiere outdoor film series with an eclectic line-up of films and breathtaking views of the NYC waterfront. The films are chosen by an all-volunteer Film Committee and each feature is preceded by a short film. DJs from Brooklyn Radio kick off the evening, spinning tunes as the sun sets, and RICE sells delicious dinners onsite. Bike valet provided by Transportation Alternatives.

July 23, 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Greenmarkets

Lafayette St. GreenmarketThursday, July 23rd, 2009, 8:00 am- 4:00 pmLafayette and Spring St

Williamsburg GreenmarketThursday, July 23rd, 2009, 8:00 am - 4:00 pmHavemeyer St and Broadway

Bowling Green GreenmarketThursday, July 23rd, 2009, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Broadway and Battery Place

Zuccotti Park GreenmarketThursday, July 23rd, 2009, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Cedar St between Broadway and Church

July 23, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Park Lit 2009: Bomb

Now in its sixth season, Park-Lit is an outdoor summer reading series sponsored by Open City, Mr. Beller’s Neighborhood, and the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation.

Join the editors of BOMB Magazine editors and its contributors to the Summer Issue 108 for an evening of readings from First Proof, BOMB’s literary supplement, featuring fiction and poetry by up-and-coming and established writers. There will be readings by Paul Dick, Alan Gilbert, Raphael Rubinstein, Matthew Sharpe, and Frederick Tuten.

July 22, 6:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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Small Business Seminar: Avoiding Common Mistakes in NY Employment Law

Sponsored by The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce

Knowledge is power. As a small business, you don’t have time to thumb through employment law books to learn safe measures to avoid labor and employment litigation. Join Anthony Rao of Rao Ongaro Burtt & Tiliakos LLP to learn how to avoid everyday employment errors that often increase in times of economic downturn

This seminar is free and open to all businesses. Complimentary continental breakfast will be served. Space is limited! Advance registration is requested by July 20, 2009.

July 21, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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Greenmarkets

City Hall GreenmarketTuesday, July 21st, 2009, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Broadway & Chambers

Bowling Green GreenmarketTuesday, July 21st, 2009, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Broadway and Battery Place

Zuccotti Park GreenmarketTuesday, July 21st, 2009, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Cedar St between Broadway and Church

Borough Hall GreenmarketTuesday, July 21st, 2009, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Court St and Remsen St

July 21, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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July 19, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Greenmakets

Carroll Gardens GreenmarketSunday, July 19th, 2009, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Carroll between Smith St and Court St

LES GreenmarketSunday, July 19th, 2009, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Norfolk & Essex

Tompkins Square Park GreenmarketSunday, July 19th, 2009, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Ave A & 7th St

July 19, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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