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Summer has officially arrived, bringing a wealth of outdoor activities ranging from free movie screenings to neighborhood tours. Mark your calendars for a fun-filled week!
Friday, June 22nd
Enjoy the warm weather with Films of the Green, which will present classic and contemporary films that explore French culture. Head to Brooklyn’s Transmitter Park tonight for La Bûche, screening from 8:30pm to 10:30pm.
Saturday, June 23rd
FIGMENT, the free participatory arts event on Governors Island, is back this summer, bringing a weekend of artwork and activities!
The first ever Total Williamsburg Immersion is a full day of food, drink and retail deals! Grab your tickets and explore the neighborhood, where you’ll also get the opportunity to see Brooklyn Brewery’s newest tasting room (expect complimentary brews too)!
Join our popular tour of the Secrets of Grand Central Terminal to see its hidden tennis courts, learn about a movie theater that was once inside, and tons of other little known fun facts about the landmarked building!
Sunday, June 24th
We are also running our hard hat tour of the abandoned hospitals on Ellis Island and our Secrets of Central Park Tour, where you’ll discover the secret bolt that dates back to the laying out of New York City’s street grid (and many more fun tidbits)!
Celebrate the launch of the new thriller AWAKENED by joining the Awakened Experience, which will bring you through a shocking subway car, a mysterious subway tunnel and more.
Monday, June 25th
Check out a slew of indie flews at Videology all week! The New York Lift-Off Film Festival 2018 runs until Thursday night!
Tuesday, June 26th
The final concert of the Washington Square Park Music Festival takes place at 8pm. Drop by for some free form jazz!
Wednesday, June 27th
Open House New York invites you to a screening and conversation about Rikers Island and the future of New York’s justice system.
The New York Transit Museum invites you to PLATFORM, an evening of dance performances, art installations, storytelling and more. It all takes place against the backdrop of the museum’s 1936 subway home. Untapped Cities readers can get $5 tickets with the promo code “NY5.”
Thursday, June 28th
Join James Beard Award-winning author Mark Kurlansky and Heritage Radio Network’s Kat Johnson for an in-depth discussion on the history of the human relationship to dairy, taking place at the Museum of Food and Drink!