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.
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.
Acceptable donations include used clothing, shoes, boots, hats, jackets, towels, bedding, and linens. Council on the Environment of New York City will provide receipts upon request for those who may want to use their donation as a charitable contribution
If you’re anything like us, you probably need a quick vocab lesson before considering this cool event: seining is a type of fishing that uses a big net hanging vertically in the water (like a fence) trapping fish as the boat skims the surface. Head down to the Manhattan Bridge Beach with your little marine biologists and take a lesson from the experts of the Costal Marine Resource Center during Seining the River Wild presented by the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy.
Float, ferry, paddle, row, splash, canoe, and kayak your way to beautiful Governors Island for the 2nd annual City of Water Day Festival. City of Water Day is a festival on Governors Island that brings together everything about the water surrounding our region that is fun and exciting. It's a day for everyone! As always, City of Water Day is a free, public event! Visit http://www.cityofwaterday.org/ to learn more.
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!