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Vacation travel to New York City should be filled with activities, and visits to NYC attractions. Our activity planner will help you plan for your New York vacation, or help you schedule a getaway. Scroll down for ongoing events.

Ongoing

Gateway to Himalayan Art - The Rubin Museum
Through 1/06/2016

Circle of Dance - National Museum of the American Indian
Through 10/08/2017

Boutique R&B Artist Chaz Langley - Shrine
Through 2/20/3014

Marvel's AVENGERS S.T.A.T.I.O.N. - Discovery Times Square
Through 9/07/2015

Submerged: A New Interactive Submarine Exhibit - Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Through 8/05/2015

David Yarrow Exhibit - Rotella Gallery
Through 10/07/2015

Brooklyn Bridge and DUMBO Tour - City Sites NY
Through 10/13/2015

Hubble @ 25 - Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum
Through 9/13/2015

Painting With Threads: Chinese Tapestry and Embroidery, 12th-19th Century - Metropolitan Museum of Art
Through 8/16/2015

Sumptuous: East Asian Lacquer, 14th-20th Century - Metropolitan Museum of Art
Through 8/16/2015

Arms and Armor: Notable Acquisitions, 2003-2014 - Metropolitan Museum of Art
Through 12/06/2015

Glittering World: Navajo Jewelry of the Yazzie Family - National Museum of the American Indian
Through 1/10/2016

Making Music Modern: Design for Ear and Eye - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Through 11/15/2015

Nature's Fury: The Science of Natural Disasters - American Museum of Natural History
Through 11/15/2015

Warriors and Mothers: Epic Mbembe Art - Metropolitan Museum of Art
Through 9/07/2015

Chitra Ganesh: Eyes of Time - Brooklyn Museum
Through 7/12/2015

Voyage to the Virtual: Nordic Digital Art - Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America
Through 1/02/2016

American Museum of Natural History Presents: Countdown to Zero: Defeating Disease - American Museum of Natural History
Through 7/12/2015

Countdown to Zero - American Museum of Natural History
Through 7/12/2015

Duet Brasserie Happy Hour - Duet Brasserie
Through 12/31/2015

Through 7/12/2015 Ages: All

Chitra Ganesh: Eyes of Time Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway | 718-638-5000 | www.brooklynmuseum.org
"Chitra Ganesh: Eyes of Time" centers on a monumental mural that takes Kali, the Hindu goddess of destruction and rebirth, and other figures from Judy Chicago's "The Dinner Pa... MORE

Through 7/12/2015
10:00 am - 5:45 pm
Free for Members or with Museum admission
Ages: All

American Museum of Natural History Presents: Countdown to Zero: Defeating Disease American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West | 212-769-5100 |
Countdown to Zero: Defeating Disease, a new exhibition, developed in collaboration with The Carter Center, focuses on several global efforts that have been able to contain, el... MORE

Through 7/12/2015 Ages: All

Countdown to Zero American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West | 212-769-5100 | www.amnh.org
The challenges of eliminating devastating diseases are enormous, but successful strategies can bring about colossal social and economic benefits. This exhibition about scienti... MORE

Through 7/12/2015 Ages: All

Latin America in Construction: Architecture 1955-1980 Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
11 W. 53rd St. | 212-708-9400 | moma.org
In 1955 The Museum of Modern Art staged Latin American Architecture since 1945, a landmark survey of modern architecture in Latin America. On the 60th anniversary of that impo... MORE

Through 7/11/2015 Ages: All

Tseng Kwong Chi: Performing for the Camera Grey Art Gallery at NYU
100 Washington Square East | 2129986780 | www.nyu.edu/greyart
Featuring cutting-edge examples from Tseng's archive that have rarely or never been shown, this is the first major solo museum exhibition of his works, which have long sparked... MORE

Through 7/11/2015
10am-5:45pm
Free with Museum admission
Ages: All

American Museum of Natural History Presents: Water World: Immersive Dome Experience American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street | 212-769-5100 | www.amnh.org
Take a ride through the solar system and gain a new perspective on our home planet, a unique world colored ocean blue. After passing through Earth’s orbit, we’ll splash down i... MORE

Through 7/11/2015 Ages: All

Water World: Immersive Dome Experience American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West | 212-769-5100 | www.amnh.org
Take a ride through the solar system and gain a new perspective on our home planet, a unique world colored ocean blue. After passing through Earth's orbit, we'll splash down i... MORE

Through 7/11/2015 Ages: All

Water World: Immersive Dome Experience American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West | 212-769-5100 | www.amnh.org
Without water, life as we know it would not exist. The first living organisms on Earth appeared in the ocean nearly four billion years ago. Some, including our ancestors, adap... MORE

Through 7/11/2015 Ages: All

Midsummer Night Swing Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
60 Lincoln Center Plaza | 212-875-5000 | midsummernightswing.org
This summer Lincoln Center's Midsummer Night Swing celebrates the great dance bands and soloists that drive the action on the dance floor. Taking place in a specially designed... MORE

Through 7/09/2015 Ages: TE,AD

Three With Robin Williams (Film Series) Museum of the Moving Image
36-01 35 Ave. | 718-777-6888 | www.movingimage.us
While Robin Williams was best known for his dazzling comic improvisations, his film work showed remarkable range. In his finest roles, he was able to convey a deep inner life ... MORE

Through 7/12/2015
9am-5pm
$15
Ages: All

Ahoy! Hornblower Cruises & Events Presents The Festival of Tall Ships Featuring El Galeon Pier 15
South Street Seaport, South and Fletcher Sts. | (646) 576-8405 |
Hornblower Cruises & Events is welcoming a very special guest to Pier 15 at South Street Seaport this Independence Day, sailing all the way from St. Augustine, Florida. That ... MORE

7/06/2015 - 7/10/2015
1pm-4pm
Ages: AD

Kids Printmaking Camp Morris-Jumel Mansion Museum
65 Jumel Terrace | 212-923-8008 | www.morrisjumel.org
Stretch your child's creative muscles at M. Tony Peralta's week-long printmaking workshop for kids. Tony will teach the elements of printmaking and give kids ample hands-on op... MORE

7/06/2015 - 1/10/2016
10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Ages: All

American Museum of Natural History Presents: Jeanchel Cousteau’s Secret Ocean-Mi American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street | 212-769-5100 |
Filmed over three years at locations around the world, including the Bahamas, Fiji, and Bimini, Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Secret Ocean is narrated by renowned oceanographer Sylvi... MORE

7/06/2015
7.30pm
free
Ages: AD

The Williamsburg Spelling Bee Pete's Candy Store
709 Lorimer St. | 718-302-3770 |
A real adults-only spelling bee with a kinder and gentler three-strikes-you’re-out policy, and a fun, not-too-competitive environment. Winners receive nerdy prizes and a spot... MORE

7/06/2015 - 7/24/2015
9am-4pm
$1,550
Ages: TW,TE

Brooklyn Creative Arts Lab Mark Morris Dance Center
3 Lafayette Ave | 718-624-8400 | www.brooklyncreativeartslab.org
Brooklyn Creative Arts Lab July 6 - 24, 2015 For rising 6th, 7th, & 8th graders Monday-Friday 9am-4pm | Extended day option available: 4:15-6pm Final Presentatio... MORE

7/06/2015
8pm
Ages: AD

An All Star Tribute to the Music of B.B. King City Winery
155 Varick St. | 212-608-0555 | www.citywinery.com/newyork
Celebrate the life & music of the King of the Blues, B.B. King with Jim Weider, Joe Louis Walker & friends w/ Brian Mitchell, Randy Ciarlante, Lenny Bradford and many other ve... MORE

7/06/2015 - 7/17/2015
10am-6pm
free
Ages: All

WCM New York Sample Sale WCM New York Showroom
12 West 37th Street, 10th fl | 212-268-0723 |
The sample sale will include one-of-a-kind samples, and discounted, current season belts, small leather goods, handbags and leather jewelry at 25-70% off retail. Men’s and w... MORE

7/07/2015 - 7/08/2015 Ages: AD

Kevin Hart Madison Square Garden
4 Pennsylvania Plaza | 212-465-5800 | www.thegarden.com
MORE

7/07/2015 - 7/11/2015
$433 (see site for details)
Ages: All

ThrillerFest X Grand Hyatt Hotel
109 E. 42 St. | 203-226-0199 | www.thrillerfest.com
The Big Apple once again becomes the backdrop for thrills, chills, murder and mayhem. The International Thriller Writers (ITW) ThrillerFest, the largest gathering of New York ... MORE

7/07/2015 - 7/28/2015
10am-11am
Free
Ages: AD

Art in the Parks Rufus King Park
Jamaica Avenue, between 150th & 153rd Streets | 718-526-8700 |
A FREE summer series located in Rufus King Park designed for children, (k-6) to see professional performances by local and national artists. Attendees consists of counselors, ... MORE

7/07/2015 - 7/28/2015
11am-6pm
free
Ages: All

Conversations and Color Revolutions: Two New Exhibitions in NYC Agora Gallery
530 West 25th Street | (+1) 212-226-4151 |
This July, Agora Gallery presents two collective exhibitions to re-imagine and reinvigorate the world. Répartie in Art presents the work of international artists as they tackl... MORE

7/07/2015
, from 7-8pm, and Thursday mornings, from 8:15-9:15am
$15
Ages: All

New York Theatre Ballet announces Pilates Class St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery
131 East 10th Street, 2nd Floor | (212) 679-0401 |
New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB) is pleased to announce its new Pilates classes, beginning Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at NYTB’s home studio, located at St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bower... MORE

7/07/2015
7:30pm
0
Ages: AD

Dumbo Comedy Dumbo Kitchen
108 Jay Street | 718-797-1695 |
Standup Comedy returns to DUMBO! Featured in the NY Daily News, Dumbo Comedy brings you top comics from Comedy Central, HBO, MTV and all the best clubs in the city. The show i... MORE

7/07/2015
7pm
Free
Ages: AD

What Women Do (and men too) Manhattan Theatre Club Studios
311 W 43rd Street 8th Floor | (212) 399-3000 |
A cast of six will lead a reading of the Broadway-bound WHAT WOMEN DO (and men too) written by playwright and Broadway performer William Youmans and directed by Don Stephenson... MORE

7/07/2015 Ages: AD

Micky Dolenz: A Little Bit Broadway, A Little Bit Rock 'n Roll 54 Below
254 W. 54th St. | 646-476-3551 | www.54below.com
Micky Dolenz is best known as the lead singer of the hugely successful rock 'n' roll band, The Monkees, which originated from the classic sixties TV show of the same name. Th... MORE

7/08/2015 - 9/09/2015
2 pm
Free with reservations
Ages: TE,AD

Mind's Eye Programs Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue | 212-423-3500 | www.guggenheim.org/mindseye
MIND’S EYE PROGRAMS Wednesdays, July 8 and September 9, 2 pm For visitors who are blind or have low vision, tours and workshops focused on the Guggenheim’s summer exhibitio... MORE

7/08/2015 - 7/10/2015
11am-4pm
Free
Ages: AD

The Hennessy 250 Tour Arrives at Lincoln Center Alice Tully Hall
1941 Broadway (NW corner of W. 65th Street) | 212-798-9521 |
To celebrate Hennessy’s 250th anniversary, The Hennessy 250 Tour features internationally-recognized artists whose works evoke the brand’s legacy and expertise: Charles Sand... MORE

7/08/2015
8:30pm
Ages: AD

LAMC Official Showcase feat. Maria y Jose, Buscabulla, Centarvs, Callate Mark, Diamante Electrico & Nicole Highline Ballroom
431 W. 16th St. | 212-414-5994 | www.highlineballroom.com
The LAMC (Latin Alternative Music Conference) is the only major conference celebrating and supporting genres of Latin music that are left of center and forging the way Latinos... MORE

7/09/2015
8pm
Ages: All

Julianne Hough & Derek Hough Move Live on Tour Radio City Music Hall
1260 Sixth Ave. | 212-307-7171 | www.radiocity.com
Julianne Hough and Derek Hough will be bringing MOVE LIVE ON TOUR 2015 to Radio City Music Hall on Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 8:00PM. Tickets go on sale on Friday, March 6, 201... MORE

7/09/2015 - 7/11/2015 Ages:

Mark Curry Gotham Comedy Club
208 W. 23rd St. | 212-367-9000 | gothamcomedyclub.com
MORE

7/09/2015 - 7/25/2015
8pm
FREE
Ages: All

'As You Like It' Parking Lot on East Norfolk Street
114 Norfolk Street | 212-873-9050 |
The Drilling Company's Shakespeare in the Parking Lot has found a new home in the Parking Lot behind The Clemente Soto Velez Cultural and Educational Center (CSV), 114 Norfolk... MORE

7/09/2015
7:30pm-10:30pm
$10-12
Ages: AD

Justin Baron at Mercury Lounge Mercury Lounge
217 E Houston St. | (212) 260-4700 |
Make music to move the soul. This has long been the mantra of Justin Baron, a 25-year old NYC-based blues rock musician and recent co-writer for Grammy Award-Winning artist Jo... MORE

7/09/2015
12:30pm
FREE
Ages: All

106.7 Lite FM's Broadway in Bryant Park w/Penn & Teller, STOMP, Wicked, It Shoulda Been You, Fuerza Bruta Bryant Park
41 W. 40th St. | 212-768-4242 | bryantpark.org
Fans can look forward to seeing performances from current 2015 and past Tony Award-winning musicals, including The King and I (2015 Tony Award Winner), Something Rotten (2015 ... MORE

7/09/2015
7:30pm
$12-$18
Ages: All

Bang on a Can: Repetitions & Differences with violinist Todd Reynolds The Jewish Museum
1109 5th Ave | 212-423-3200 |
Bang on a Can and The Jewish Museum present Repetition and Difference, featuring violinist Todd Reynolds in a program tied to the Museum's current exhibition. This program con... MORE

7/09/2015
7:30pm-9pm
$12-18
Ages: All

Bang on a Can: Repetitions & Differences with violinist Todd Reynolds The Jewish Museum
1109 5th Ave | 718-852-7755 |
Bang on a Can and The Jewish Museum present Repetition and Difference, featuring violinist Todd Reynolds in a program tied to the Museum's current exhibition. This program con... MORE

7/09/2015
Boards 6:15pm, sails 6:30pm-8pm.
Ages: AD

Zephyr Happy Hour New York Water Taxi
89 South Street, Pier 16 | 212-742-1969 | www.nywatertaxi.com
Party at NYC's hottest rooftop bar this summer! It's officially sunglass season and the summer's coolest party is on board the ZEPHYR. Enjoy a cash bar of custom made cocktail... MORE

7/09/2015
7:30pm
Ages: AD

Fastball & Rembrandts B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. | 212-997-4144 | www.bbkingblues.com
MORE

7/09/2015
7:30pm
Ages: All

Film Screening: October Sky Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Pier 86, W. 46th St. and 12th Ave. | 212-245-0072 | www.intrepidmuseum.org
Join the Intrepid Museum for its seventh annual Summer Movie Series. Enjoy FREE feature films on the flight deck, under the stars! In this true story, Homer Hickam, a coal ... MORE

7/10/2015
8pm
$40 adults; $25 children
Ages: All

American Museum of Natural History Presents: Evening Bat Walks in Central Park American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street | 212-769-5100 | www.amnh.org
At dusk, bats leave the warm spaces under city roofs to feed on flying insects. Join Bradley Klein, Danielle Gustafson, and other members of the New York City Bat Group for a ... MORE

7/10/2015 - 9/11/2015
12 pm
Free with admission
Ages: All

Curator's Eye Tours Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue | 212-423-3500 | www.guggenheim.org
CURATOR’S EYE TOURS **Fridays, 12 pm Private gallery tours of the museum’s summer exhibitions led by Guggenheim curators. July 10: Storylines: Contemporary Art at the Gugge... MORE

7/10/2015 - 7/12/2015
8pm
Ages: AD

Romeo Santos Barclays Center
620 Atlantic Ave. | 917-618-6700 | www.barclayscenter.com
MORE

7/10/2015
Boards 3:30pm, sails 4pm-5:30pm
From $37.90 pp
Ages: AD

New York Cocktail Cruises Spirit Cruises
Chelsea Piers, 23rd St. & the Hudson River | 866-483-3866 | www.spiritcruises.com
Shake up your week. You work hard all week long, so isn't it time for a little reward? Break routine and do something fun with your crew this summer. Spirit Cruises' new Cockt... MORE

7/10/2015
9:30pm
Ages: AD

Spun: A Rock Musical by Jeremy Schonfeld in Concert 54 Below
254 W. 54th St. | 646-476-3551 | www.54below.com
For one night only, join celebrated singer/songwriter, composer/lyricist Jeremy Schonfeld (Clear Blue Tuesday, Drift), and the cast of his new show, Spun (book by Emily Goodso... MORE

7/10/2015 Ages: AD

Micky Dolenz: A Little Bit Broadway, A Little Bit Rock 'n Roll 54 Below
254 W. 54th St. | 646-476-3551 | www.54below.com
Micky Dolenz is best known as the lead singer of the hugely successful rock 'n' roll band, The Monkees, which originated from the classic sixties TV show of the same name. Th... MORE

7/10/2015
Boards 9:15pm, sails 9:45pm-12am (midnight)
Ages: AD

House on the Hudson New York Water Taxi
89 South Street, Pier 16 | 212-742-1969 | www.nywatertaxi.com
Feel the heat aboard our stylish dance party infused with live celebrity DJs, bottle service, and the hottest views of the glittering city. Ignite your weekend and experience ... MORE

7/10/2015
7pm
Ages: AD

Goapele with Mad Satta & Chris Turner Highline Ballroom
431 W. 16th St. | 212-414-5994 | www.highlineballroom.com
Goapele (pronounced gwa-puh-lay), which means "to move forward" in Setswana has been doing just that, moving forward and making her presence felt in the music industry since 2... MORE

7/11/2015
1pm-10pm
$25
Ages: All

4Knots Music Festival Hudson River Park's Pier 84
| | www.facebook.com/4Knots
This year’s lineup includes Super Furry Animals, Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks, Mikal Croninn, Screaming Females, Twin Peaks, Happyness, Meatbodies and Heater. 1pm-10pm, rain ... MORE

7/11/2015
3pm-9pm
$18 advance, $20 day of show
Ages: TE,AD

Warm Up 2015 MoMA PS1
22-25 Jackson Ave. | 718-784-2084 | momaps1.org
MoMA PS1 presents Warm Up 2015, beginning June 27 and taking place every Saturday this summer through September 5. A New York summer staple now in its 18th year, MoMA PS1's hi... MORE

7/11/2015
11pm
$5 advance, $8 day of show
Ages: AD

DJ ?uestlove Presents Bowl Train Brooklyn Bowl
61 Wythe Ave. | 718-963-3369 | www.brooklynbowl.com
American music legend ?uestlove is continuing his Thursday night residency at Brooklyn Bowl, accompanied by throwback Soul Train videos! His vinyl collection contains more tha... MORE

7/11/2015
6:30pm-9:30pm
$50
Ages: AD

Generation Bridge Summer White Ball Millesime Restaurant at Carlton
92 Madison Avenue | 6463236180 |
The event is open to the public but you must have tickets to attend. This is a unique event bridging the generation gap between Baby boomers, Generation X and Millenials. Our ... MORE

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