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Viewing 1–10 out of 142 events
from April 29, 2016 to September 24, 2016
in Dance (x) category

Friday, April 29, 2016

Apr 29

Movies Under the Stars: A Tribute to Prince and Screening of Purple Rain

at The Lawn at Myrtle Avenue and North Portland Avenue (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Party like it's 1999 with NYC Parks as we celebrate the artistry of Prince!
Category: Dance, Art, Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 29

Open Mic Night in the Parlor

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Come to share your work or simply enjoy. Wine and light refreshments will be served.
Category: Concerts, Dance, Art, Theater

Apr 29

Lola Star's Dreamland Roller Disco Tribute to Prince

at Lefrak Center at Lakeside (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Skaters are encouraged to come in costume and strut their roller-dancing skills for prizes.
Category: Dance

Must See
Event

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Apr 30

Sakura Matsuri 2016 - Brooklyn Botanic Garden's Cherry Blossom Festival

at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
This year marks the 35th anniversary of Sakura Matsuri, Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s annual cherry blossom festival.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Dance, Nature, Art, Festivals, Games, Cherry Blossom Festivals

Must See
Event

Sunday, May 1, 2016

May 1

Sakura Matsuri 2016 - Brooklyn Botanic Garden's Cherry Blossom Festival

at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
This year marks the 35th anniversary of Sakura Matsuri, Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s annual cherry blossom festival.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Dance, Nature, Art, Festivals, Games, Cherry Blossom Festivals

Must See
Event
May 1

Are You Ready to Bring It?: Children's Dance Battle

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Children will learn the form of dance called Stand Battle and train to perform in Manhattan's Dance Parade.
Category: Dance, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 1

Summer on the Hudson: IAC NYC 15th Annual Irish Dance Festival

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The Irish Dance Festival features hundreds of Irish dancers, Irish music, cultural workshops, and opportunities for the whole family to join in the high-stepping fun.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Festivals, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

May 3

FLUX Public Art Projects: FLUX Art Fair Opening Day

at Acropolis (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
At this event, artists will talk about their public art installations on site.
Category: Dance, Art, Festivals, Seniors
Free!

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

May 4

Bryant Park Presents Dance Party: Opening Night Ball

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Dress to impress for the kickoff of Bryant Park Presents Dance Party, which brings three swinging bands and three different styles of dance instruction—Charleston, Foxtrot and Jitterbug.
Category: Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Thursday, May 5, 2016

May 5

Cinco De Mayo Celebration

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for a celebration of Mexican culture in the community with music, dance, crafts, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Food
Free!

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