Join NYU Tandon and Downtown Brooklyn for ping pong and music all September long, leading up to an Around the World tournament at the end of the month! Dates: Thursdays Sep. 14, 21, and 28 Time: 5:00pm-7:00pm Location: MetroTech Commons, Brooklyn These events are free and open to the public. For more information, click here.
Free and Public Events Around NYU
Join the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership on Sept. 13, 20, and 27 for a series of shared streets days on Pearl Street behind 370 Jay Street. The street will be closed to cars so that peole can enjoy it as a plaza. On the first Wednesday, games such as cornhole, Connect 4, and shuffleboard will be […]
Join a free Greenwich Village walking tour led by the Village Alliance, each Saturday from June through September to see for yourself the places where so much history has been made and the places where today’s locals continue the Village vibe. Date: Saturdays through September 23 Time: 11:30 am Location: Meet at the southeast corner […]
Join Astor Place for an outdoor performing arts festival including free dance, music, poetry, cabaret, workshops, and other activities for visitors of all ages! This year’s festival includes performaces from Joe’s Pub at The Public, La MaMa E.T.C., Bowery Poetry, as well as craft, college, puppetmaking, and beat-boxing workshops. Date: Saturday, September 23 Time: 1pm-6pm Location: Astor […]
The period between birth and kindergarten is a critical time for child development; yet, the US government invests less in children under the age of five than most other developed nations. Join NYU scholars Hirokazu Yoshikawa and Ajay Chaudry for a discussion of their new book, Cradle to Kindergarten: A New Plan to Combat Inequality. The book offers an evidence-based […]
Children and families are invited to explore hands-on STEM activities for kids, ages 9-13, at the NYU MakerSpace in Brooklyn. Activities will include laser cutting demos from the NYU MakerSpace, robotic fish racing from the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, video game testing from the NYU Game Center, and more! Date: Saturday, September 30 Time: 10:30am-12:30pm Place: NYU MakerSpace, 6 MetroTech Center, Room 118, Brooklyn, NY […]
Join NYU for a biannual college access workshop for veterans or active duty members of the military who are interested in learning more about the process of applying to a bachelor’s degree program. Learn more about the undergraduate application process, financing your education, academic and career options, and student life opportunities for veterans. Date: Friday, October […]
Join Jefferson Market Garden in celebrating autumn with pumpkins, crafts, design-your-own-cookies, and entertainment! Date: Saturday, October 7 Time: 11am-2pm Location: Jefferson Market Garden, Greenwich Ave between 6th Ave and 10th Street This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.jeffersonmarketgarden.org.
Re-imagining A Safe Space, co-curated by Deborah Willis and Melissa Harris, will explore critical questions regarding the idea of a safe space. They hope to reach deeper and richer understanding of the needs of the public—and how those needs differ depending on demographics and who we are individually. The Spring exhibition will include works by 22 photographers, video […]
Amanié, What’s New? is a photography and video exhibition by Carlos de Jesus and Claude Oudey, curated by Lydie Diakhaté, that will be on display in the Kimmel Center Windows from September 7th – October 18th, 2017. The exhibition brings together compelling archival photo and film material shot 35 years ago in the fishing village […]
In an era of “fake news” and “alternative facts,” Bending The Frame, based upon a book of the same name by Fred Ritchin, presents a variety of image-based strategies from documentary photography and visual journalism that, when combined with contemporary art practices, “bend the frame” with the intention of creating greater social impact and a wider […]
NYU and Manhattan Community Board 2 invite you to join the 27th Annual Children’s Halloween Parade, the city’s largest free children’s event on Halloween Day! Parents and children are invited to gather at the fountain in Washington Square Park by 3:00 pm. After the parade, free trick-or-treat bags, games, and rides will await the children […]
Start your night of trick-or-treating at Brooklyn Academy of Music’s (BAM) free outdoor Halloween block party. Come celebrate with family-friendly music and mischief, including candy giveaways, a bounce house, carnival games, costume contests, arts and crafts, and more! Date: Tuesday, October 31 Time: 4pm Location: Peter Jay Sharp Building, 30 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217 This event […]