June COMMUNITY CALENDAR 2023
Events listed are in Harlem and throughout the tri-state area.
Thursday June 1st, @ 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy – Environmental Education Center. Visit the Environmental Education Center at Brooklyn Bridge Park, where you can learn about local ecology, participate in hands-on activities, and enjoy interactive exhibits. This event is suitable for all ages. Location: 99 Plymouth St, Brooklyn, NY 11201 More Info: Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy
Friday June 2nd @ 7:00 PM. Harlem Jazz Series (Recurring event every Thursday). Immerse yourself in the rich history and vibrant sounds of jazz with live performances by talented musicians. This event celebrates the iconic Harlem jazz scene. Location: Greater Calvary Baptist Church, 55 West 124th Street, New York, NY 10027 More Info visit: https://welcometoharlem.com/tour/harlem-jazz-series/
Saturday, June 3rd 12pm-5pm Season Opening of the Science Barge, a floating environmental education center showcasing sustainable urban agriculture and clean energy technologies. Location:99 Dock Street Yonkers NY.Join Groundwork Hudson Valley for a fun day of games, giveaways, raffle prizes, food, vendors, tours, music, and more! Admission is free. For more information visit: https://www.groundworkhv.org/event/science-barge-opening-2023/#:~:text=The%20highly%20anticipated%202023%20Season,99%20Dock%20Street%20Yonkers%2C%20NY
Tuesday June 6th, @10:00 AM – 11:00. Free Event: Bryant Park Yoga. Start your day with a rejuvenating yoga class in Bryant Park. All levels are welcome, and instructors from Yoga Journal provide guidance. Bring your own mat and enjoy the outdoor workout. Location: Bryant Park, Manhattan More Info: Bryant Park Yoga
Wednesday, June 7th @ 6am – 7am EDT. IronStrength Downtown Morning Workout for Global Running Day with ASICS. Calling Fitness and Running Enthusiasts of ALL AGES! Join for a morning workout to celebrate GLOBAL RUNNING DAY with Dr. Metzl and ASICS. Location: ASICS Meatpacking Store 420 West 14th Street New York, NY 10014For more information, visitIronStrength Downtown Morning Workout for Global Running Day with ASICS
Thursday, June 8th 3-6 pm book signing with Author Janell Pearson, author of For the Strength of Harlem- Plĕas Tusant Pearson, location: 8 West 126 Street, New York (Harlem). Admission free. For the Strength of Harlem- Plĕas Tusant Pearson, isa biography Memoir of her father’s life, Mr. Plĕas Tusant Pearson (Pronounced Plĕz); he was a community activist and a serial entrepreneur. He appears in the middle of a historical photograph with Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X in 1963, he was a Harlem unsung hero.
More than fifty years ago, he founded a movement to end discrimination against Black construction workers in the Harlem community. He foresaw the possibility of gentrification coming to Harlem. He owned a private limousine service that chauffeured celebrities to and from the Apollo Theater when yellow cab drivers did not want to go uptown. For more information visit FortheStrengthofHarlem.com
June 9th, @ 6pm – 9pm. East Harlem Nights – a celebration of the great culture and food that comes with the neighborhood. It is a night of fun with neighbors, vendors, and community leaders. Go get a taste of East Harlem and join the Celebrations. Music, dancing, food & beverage vendors, and more fun! Location: Union Settlement’s Garden 237 East 104th Street New York, NY 10029.For more information, visit: East Harlem Nights 88427?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
Saturday, June 10th @ 10am – 6pm EDT. UBE FESTIVAL– 2ND Anniversary of Philippines Fest and Smorgasburg Partnership of Celebration on Everything Ube “ UBE FESTIVAL”. This year will create a purple land, to satisfy your ube craving, and explore everything about ube Location : Smorgasburg 90 Kent Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11211.For more information, visit UBE FESTIVAL
Sunday, June 11th @ 6pm – June 12 · 2am. Wett Sundays -The Ultimate Chill & After Party, After Every. Featuring The Hottest Soca, Reggae, Hip Hop, Afro Beats & Caribbean Vibes Music BY Supa C, SLI, Prince Chillz, Kev Rich, Hot Steppa & More. Location: Trendz Bar & Lounge 8906 Ditmas Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11236. Admission is free. For more information, visit:Wett Sundays
Monday, June 12th @ 7 – 8pm. Yoga on the Waterfront – Free outdoor yoga class in Hunter’s Point South Park. Join for Yoga on the Waterfront hosted by Hunter’s Point Parks Conservancy in partnership with Yoga instructor Joy Chen. HPPC’s summer fitness series is sponsored by Weill Cornell Medicine – Long Island City, and Gotham. Admission is free. Location:Hunter’s Point South Park Center Boulevard Queens, NY 11101 More information can be found @ Yoga on the Waterfront
Wednesday, June 14th @5 – 9pm. Night Market : Summer Fes & Japanese foods/drinks-First-Ever Japan Night Market is coming to Japan Village Industry City Brooklyn! Celebrate the early summer with mouth watering Japanese foods & selected Sake. Upstairs is making a limited supply of tickets available which get a free drink, $5 off a menu item, it’s pretty good 🙂 First come, first served. Location : Japan Village : Industrial City Brooklyn 934 3rd Ave Brooklyn, NY 11232. For more information visit Summer Fes & Japanese foods/drinks
June 16th @ 6pm – 9pm. East Harlem Nights – a celebration of the great culture and food that comes with the neighborhood. It is a night of fun with neighbors, vendors, and community leaders. Go get a taste of East Harlem and join the Celebrations. Music, dancing, food & beverage vendors, and more fun! Location: Union Settlement’s Garden 237 East 104th Street New York, NY 10029.For more information, visit: East Harlem Nights 88427?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
Friday, June 16th @ 8 – 11:30pm. Live Jazz at McCarren Parkhouse – Jazz takes over Parkhouse at 8PM followed by a Jazz Jam session at 9PM. What started as the Boat Sessions in East Williamsburg is being reborn at Parkhouse.Location: McCarren Parkhouse 855 Lorimer Street Brooklyn, NY 11222. Admission is free. For moreinformation, Visit:Jazz at McCarren
Saturday, June 17th @11am 30th annual Juneteenth celebration at 116th Street between Lenox & 5th Aves. Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration of the emancipation from slavery. Parade starts at 11am, street fair 11am-6pm. For more information call 212-662-2200 or visit juneteenthcelebrationnyc.org.
Monday, June 19th @ 9:30 – 11pm. Comedy Show Tix! Top Comics! Go see top NYC comedians from Comedy Central, MTV, Sirius XM, Pandora, NBC, HBO Max and more! Killer lineup! Big show! Limited seating, come early. Big Show! 17 y/o and up! Location: Location: Greenwich Village Comedy Club 99 Macdougal Street New York, NY 10012. More information can be found @FREE Comedy Show Tix! Top Comics
Thursday, June 22nd @ 7 – 8am. Chelsea Piers Fitness Yoga Class – A free yoga class for people who want to improve or get back into a regular practice. Interested in trying something new this year or improving your yoga practice? Join for an all-level 60-minute Vinyasa Flow. Go with your own yoga mat and towel. Mats will not be provided. Location: Chelsea Market 450 West 16th St New York, NY 1001. More information can be found @ Chelsea Piers Fitness Yoga Class
Thursday, June 22nd @10am – 1pm. New York Virtual Hiring Event. National Virtual Hiring Event -Virtual interview with industry leading companies seeking talented, experienced, and motivated professionals. Attend this event and you could walk away with a new job offer the SAME DAY. Location New York New York New York, NY 10004. More information can be found @ National Virtual Hiring Event
June 23rd @ 6pm – 9pm. East Harlem Nights – a celebration of the great culture and food that comes with the neighborhood. It is a night of fun with neighbors, vendors, and community leaders. Go get a taste of East Harlem and join the Celebrations. Music, dancing, food & beverage vendors, and more fun! Location: Union Settlement’s Garden 237 East 104th Street New York, NY 10029.For more information, visit: East Harlem Nights 88427?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
Sat, Jun 24th 1 – 7 PM Bronx Night Market 1 Fordham Plaza, Bronx, NY Celebrate the Bronx’s diverse culture and cuisine and try up-and-coming food concepts. This year’s festival is even bigger and better, offering a curated selection of local Bronx and NYC-based..
June 24th @11pm – June 25 · 4am. #BestSaturdayParty at Taj • Hip-Hop + Reggae + Soca + Afrobeats • FREE!-What started off as an idea among some friends, has now become one of New York City’s longest running parties. If you’re looking for a good mix of music by NYC’s top DJs, great birthday specials, a wide variety of drinks & cocktails, delicious food, flavored hookahs, and incredible bottle packages, then the #BestSaturdayParty at Taj is your best option. Location: Taj Lounge and Event Space 48 West 21st Street New York, NY 10010. More information can be found @ #BestSaturdayParty
Sunday, June 25th @ 10am – 5:30pm. The Market at the Brooklyn Museum- Entering fifth season in partnership with the Brooklyn Museum, the Market brings together 30+ local artisans, makers, and local small businesses with wares from handcrafted wellness, handmade jewelry, up-cycled and locally made fashion, to homewares, pet accessories, small batch spirits, and more. Go join in the Plaza! Location: Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Parkway Brooklyn, NY 11238. More information can be found @ The Market at the Brooklyn Museum
Monday, June 26th @ 6:30 – 9pm. The High Line Nine Gallery in NYC will be hosting Netta Jenkins book release event. The Inclusive Organization, published by one of the largest publishing companies, Wiley. The room will be filled with influential leaders (CEOs, CDOs, Politicians, Investors), media outlets, art, music, women-owned brands and powerful speakers. Her book is available for pre-order on Barnes & Noble and Amazon! The Inclusive Organization is the go- to manual to create sustainable change! Location High Line Nine 507 West 27th Street New York, NY 1000. More information can be found@ The Inclusive Organization Book Launch
Wednesday, June 28th @7 – 10pm. Free Jazz Night, Flute Champane Bar- Offering a variety of champagnes and Cocktails. Learn about the history of one of New Yorks first ever speak Easy’s. All are welcome to experience a night like no other!!!! Enjoy an uplifting evening of live jazz music. Location: Champagne Bar 205 West 54th Street New York, NY 10019. More information can be found @ Jazz Night, Flute Champane Bar
Friday, June 30th @ 6 – 9pm. Friday Ryeday Game Night at Time Out Market– Enjoy a relaxing and fun night out at Time Out Market New York’s Rye Day Fridays, where you can catch classic movies that’ll inspire nostalgia, play board games with friends and drink specialty cocktails and tastings courtesy of Sagamore Rye. Location: TIME OUT MARKET NY 55 Water Street Brooklyn, NY 11201. More information can be found @ Friday Ryeday Game Night at Time Out Market
June 30th @ 6pm – 9pm. East Harlem Nights – a celebration of the great culture and food that comes with the neighborhood. It is a night of fun with neighbors, vendors, and community leaders. Go get a taste of East Harlem and join the Celebrations. Music, dancing, food & beverage vendors, and more fun! Location: Union Settlement’s Garden 237 East 104th Street New York, NY 10029.For more information, visit: East Harlem Nights 88427?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
1st Friday evening of every month 4pm – 8pm @ 11 West 53rd Street in Midtown Manhattan. Visitors can enjoy free admission to the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). A world-renowned museum that houses a vast collection of modern and contemporary art from around the world and features modern and contemporary art, including painting, sculpture, photography, film, and performance art. Visitors can enjoy a range of exhibitions, programs, and events that explore the rich history and diverse practices of modern art. For more information, visit: https://www.moma.org/
Free Wednesdays, Bronx Zoo admission pay-what-you-wish @ 2300 Southern Boulevard in the Bronx. One of the largest metropolitan zoos in the world, with over 6,000 animals representing over 700 species. Visitors can explore the zoo’s many exhibits and habitats. For more information, visit: https://bronxzoo.com/
The Metropolitan Museum of Art – Pay-What-You-Wish Admission @ 1000 5th Ave, New York, NY 10028. Offers pay-what-you-wish admission for all visitors. Most comprehensive art museums in the world. Its collection spans over 5,000 years of art history and includes objects from every corner of the globe. Visitors can explore the museum’s vast galleries and exhibitions, attend lectures and performances, and participate in educational programs and workshops. Admission Visitors can purchase tickets online in advance. Children under 12 are free. However, visitors can also pay what they wish at the ticket counter upon arrival. Explore exhibitions and collections of art from around the world, including ancient artifacts and contemporary works. For more information, visit https://www.metmuseum.org/visit/plan-your-visit/admission-and-tickets.
Central Park Conservancy – Free Guided Walks No Tickets Are Required: Central Park is a sprawling oasis in the heart of Manhattan, offering visitors a chance to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy nature. The Central Park Conservancy offers a range of free guided walks that explore the park’s many features, from its winding paths and meadows to its lakes and gardens. Visitors can learn about the park’s history, ecology, and wildlife, and enjoy a leisurely stroll through one of New York’s most beloved landmarks. Visitors can join the walks on a first-come, first-served basis. However, visitors can register online in advance to receive a reminder email and to help the Conservancy plan for group size. The walks meet at various locations throughout the park. Please check the schedule for specific meeting points. To register and for more information, visit https://www.centralparknyc.org/events/central-park-guided-walks.
Every Tuesday 6:30pm & Saturdays 10:00am @ Gansevoort St. to 34th St., Manhattan. The High Line – Guided Tours: Join a free guided tour of the High Line, an elevated park built on an abandoned railway line. Learn about the history, art, and design of the park. Tours are available every Tuesday at 6:30pm and Saturday at 10:00am https://www.thehighline.org/visit/tours/
Every Monday night @8pm Bryant Park Movie Nights. Enjoy a free movie screening in Bryant Park Manhattan during the summer. Chairs are provided. The movie selection includes a mix of classic and contemporary films. More information and the movie schedule can be found on the Bryant Park website: https://bryantpark.org/programs/movie-nights
If you would like to put your event on WHCR’s community calendar please call 212-650-7147. Leave your name, phone number and details about your event.