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Sports Events in New York City This Week - October 15-October 22

October 15, 2017 - by CG Directory Editor
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Sports Events in New York City This Week
City Guide's New York calendar catches all the local sports, from Knicks or Rangers games at Madison Square Garden to Nets and Islanders at Barclays Center, with Yankee Stadium and Citi Field, plus college basketball, the Liberty of the WNBA, and the Staten Island Yankees and Brooklyn Cyclones also on our comprehensive list of things to do in NYC.

Matthew Sapolin Memorial Wheelchair Basketball Tournament - Preliminary Rounds - Poly Prep Country Day School Gymnasium
Through October 15, 2017 - Brooklyn

The 17th annual Matthew Sapolin Memorial Wheelchair Basketball Tournament (formerly the Mayor’s Cup) will bring the nation’s best wheelchair basketball teams to New York City for two days of non-stop action on October 14-15, 2017! The tournament, held at Poly Prep Country Day School in Brooklyn, is one of the largest of its kind in the Northeast and has become one of the premier events on the National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA) schedule. Admission is FREE for all spectators, so don’t miss it! The most up-to-date tournament information including the schedule, team rosters, volunteer opportunities. Please visit https://www.Facebook.com/SapolinTournament for the most up-to-date information regarding the tournament schedule, team rosters, volunteer opportunities, photos, videos and more.

Columbia University 2017 Homecoming Weekend - Robert K. Kraft Field at Lawrence A. Wein Stadium
Through October 15, 2017 -

2017 HOMECOMING WEEK SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Friday, October 13, 2017 3:30-5:30 p.m. Pep Rally, South Lawn West, Morningside Campus Cheer on the Lions as they prepare for their annual Homecoming Game on the South Lawn, and celebrate Roar-ee's birthday! 5 p.m. Football Practice/Walk-Through on South Lawn, Morningside Campus Watch as the Lions prepare for Penn at their weekly Friday game preparation walk-through. 5 p.m. LIU Brooklyn vs. Columbia Women's Swimming & Diving Scrimmage, Uris Pool Watch the Lions as they compete against LIU Brooklyn in their first scrimmage of the year. Admission is free. 6:30 p.m. Penn vs. Columbia Field Hockey Game, Columbia Field Hockey Venue Watch the Lions field hockey team play Penn in a key Ivy League contest. 7 p.m. Penn vs. Columbia Volleyball, Levien Gymnasium Watch the Lions volleyball team as it takes on Penn in the first of two weekend matches. Admission is free. 10p.m.-Midnight The Night Before Homecoming Columbia Athletics Young Alumni Party, PS450 (Noble-The Back Room, 450 Park Avenue South, New York, N.Y. 10016) Come out to see your fellow Young Alumni and w... (read more)

NYRR Open Run - Brooklkyn Bridge Park
October 17, 2017 - Brooklyn

New York Road Runners invite you to join their free Tuesday night Open Runs! Whether you're a first time runner, a seasoned marathoner, or you prefer to walk, you're welcome along. No need to register in advance; sign-in takes place on site. Volunteers track the timing and marshal the course, but please leave your valuables at home as bag check is not provided. To participate, meet on the path south of Fornino at Pier 6 at 6:45pm for registration. The run begins at 7:00pm and the course comprises a full 5K.

City Point & lululemon Breathe Life Into Downtown Brooklyn - City Point
October 19, 2017 - Brooklyn

City Point, NYC’s largest mixed-use development, is bringing Zen to the Downtown Brooklyn community. In partnership with noted athletic apparel company lululemon, City Point is offering free yoga classes each Thursday and Saturday throughout October. Brooklyn residents can let go of the stress of the work week and find relief in Vinyasa taught by lululemon ambassador Trina Morris on Thursdays. Families can engage with veteran children’s yoga instructor Tygr, a member of Trina Morris’ tribe, at Mommy + Me on Saturday mornings for an adventurous session of movement through imaginative storytelling. Freshly rejuvenated participants can then wander over to Flying Tiger, explore Target, grab a bite at Katz’s Deli and pick up a free gift bag at Century 21!

Author Talk - The Jewish Museum
October 19, 2017 - New York

Lioness: Golda Meir and the Nation of Israel Author and regular columnist for The Jewish Week, Francine Klagsbrun speaks about her new book, Lioness: Golda Meir and the Nation of Israel, a definitive biography of Golda Meir, the iron-willed leader and political operative who became the fourth prime minister of Israel and one of the most notable women of our time. Meir was a world figure unlike any other. Born in czarist Russia in 1898, she immigrated to America in 1906 and grew up in Milwaukee, where from her earliest years she displayed the political consciousness and organizational skills that would eventually catapult her into the inner circles of Israel's founding generation. Co-presented with The Jewish Week, the program will be introduced by Editor and Publisher, Gary Rosenblatt. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing after the event. Francine Klagsbrun is the author of more than a dozen books, including The Fourth Commandment: Remember the Sabbath Day and Married People: Staying Together in the Age of Divorce. She was the editor of the best-selling Free to Be...You and Me and is a regular columnist for The Jewish Week, a contributing editor to Li... (read more)

Brooklyn Nets v. Orlando Magic - Barclays Center
October 20, 2017 - Brooklyn

The Brooklyn Nets take on the Orlando Magic on Friday, October 20. Parm, an acclaimed casual Italian restaurant, is the perfect place to start your Barclays Center experience. Make your dinner reservation for Parm by calling 917.618.6340 or online through RESERVE. For information on individual suites, please call 718.BK.SUITE. For hotel information, please visit New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge. For special rates, check "corporate/promotional code" and then enter W85.

Bonobos Undie Run - NYC Two Mile Run
October 21, 2017 -

Drop Your Pants. Raise Some Cash. The Bonobos Undie Run is a multi-city charity event in support of Fuck Cancer and men's cancer awareness. But it's more than just a fundraiser—it's an excuse to raise some hell. You'll be hitting the city streets in your bedroom-best for a 2-mile fun run and after-party, and the bolder and braver your underwear-themed outfit is, the better. For those that are more philanthropist than exhibitionist, the highest fundraiser will score some additional swag. But everyone's a winner at the finish line—we'll raise some money for Fuck Cancer, and a free drink will be waiting to cool you down.

The Brew Hop 5K + Craft Beer Fest 2017 - Randall's Island Park
October 21, 2017 - New York

The Brew Hop is back! Join us once again for an afternoon of America's two favorite pastimes: running and beer! Start off with a stretch before taking off for the 5K race. On the course you'll find waterfront views of the NYC skyline and weave through much sought after green space in this crazy city of ours. Once you cross the finish line, it's party time! Reward yourself with cold beers from 15+ breweries and delicious eats from some of NYC's tastiest food trucks.

City Point & lululemon Breathe Life Into Downtown Brooklyn - City Point
October 21, 2017 - Brooklyn

City Point, NYC’s largest mixed-use development, is bringing Zen to the Downtown Brooklyn community. In partnership with noted athletic apparel company lululemon, City Point is offering free yoga classes each Thursday and Saturday throughout October. Brooklyn residents can let go of the stress of the work week and find relief in Vinyasa taught by lululemon ambassador Trina Morris on Thursdays. Families can engage with veteran children’s yoga instructor Tygr, a member of Trina Morris’ tribe, at Mommy + Me on Saturday mornings for an adventurous session of movement through imaginative storytelling. Freshly rejuvenated participants can then wander over to Flying Tiger, explore Target, grab a bite at Katz’s Deli and pick up a free gift bag at Century 21!

New York Islanders v. San Jose Sharks - Barclays Center
October 21, 2017 - Brooklyn

Parm, an acclaimed casual Italian restaurant, is the perfect place to start your Barclays Center experience. Make your dinner reservation for Parm by calling 917.618.6340 or online through RESERVE. For information on individual suites, please call 718.BK.SUITE. LIRR TRAIN TIME APP Download the LIRR Train Time app to get real-time information. Pick your station, check a countdown to your train's arrival and easily search for your destination. Basic train information is available even without cellular service. Download the Metro-North App LIRR SCHEDULE Plan your trip to Barclays Center with a quick search of the schedule online. View Schedule LIRR SCHEDULE UPDATES Before you leave Barclays Center, check our screens in the arena's main concourse for the latest information on LIRR schedules and service alerts. LIRR EXPANDED SERVICE The Long Island Rail Road has enhanced service to make Islanders games in Brooklyn easily accessible for fans from Long Island. View Details For hotel information, please visit New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge. For special rates, check "corporate/promotional code" and then enter W85.

New York City FC vs. Columbus Crew SC - Yankee Stadium
October 22, 2017 - New York

Broadcast: YES, WFAN (Online) - NYCFC at Yankee Stadium

St. Francis Men's Soccer Game - Brooklyn Bridge Park
Through October 29, 2017 - Brooklyn Heights

The St. Francis College Men's Soccer Team will call BBP home for the fifth year in a row. Last year, the Terriers were NEC regular season champions and NEC Tournament champions. Head to Pier 5 to see the Terriers in action!

St. Francis Men's Soccer Game - Brooklkyn Bridge Park
Through October 29, 2017 - Brooklyn

The St. Francis College Men's Soccer Team will call BBP home for the fifth year in a row. Last year, the Terriers were NEC regular season champions and NEC Tournament champions. Head to Pier 5 to see the Terriers in action!

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