WEEK AHEAD: Everything Going On Below Canal Street (9.27.18)

WEEK AHEAD: Everything Going On Below Canal Street (9.27.18)

Welcome to this week's edition of Week Ahead, your rundown on everything going on below Canal Street this weekend and coming week. We’ve vetted and collected the best events (many are FREE!) for you on the Life Below Canal calendar. Here are a few of our favorite events/activities coming up...

-Thursday 9/27 - Seaport Fit (FREE/RSVP NEEDED)- Seaport Square at Pier 17 hosts FREE fitness classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays till October 23rd curated and led by some of New York’s top fitness experts. Classes include boot camp, circuit training, yoga, and more. Classes are free but space is limited so be sure to RSVP to secure your spot.

-Friday 9/28 - Family Movie Night: Spiderman (2002) & Baseball Bugs (short) (FREE) - Go for the ultimate spin with Tobey Maguire in Spiderman.

-Saturday 9/29 - NYC Runs: Squirrel Stampede - Come join the herd on a 5K or 10K stampede around beautiful Governors Island. Instead of a lead bike, follow the big squirrel with the spray-chalked orange tail!

-Saturday 9/29 - Healthy NYC Expo (FREE) - Join over 1,000 New Yorkers for a day of family fun, education, and community building!

-Saturday 9/29 - Saturday Morning Show (FREE) - It’s back! Join every week for everyone's favorite kids show at Hudson Eats featuring storytelling, music, magicians and more! 

-Sunday 9/30 - Yoga In The Battery (FREE/RSVP NEEDED) - Tejal Yoga is offering Yoga in The Battery twice a week (Sundays & Wednesdays) until September 30th! Sundays are open for all ages. Bring your own mat or borrow one of ours while supplies last, first come first served.

-Sunday 9/30 - Fulton Stall Market Outdoor Farmer's Market (FREE) - This year the Sunday market will include guest chefs from Seaport District and Lower Manhattan restaurants offering tastes of their menus and featuring local and seasonal ingredients sourced from the market’s farmers.

-Sunday 9/30 - EscapeMaker.com's Applepalooza + Craft Wine, Cider & Beverage Fest (FREE) - This year’s event, “Applepalooza + Craft Wine, Cider and Beverage Fest” will celebrate New York State-grown apples and farm-made apple products including fresh-pressed New York cider, hard cider, pies and cider donuts, as well as local wines and other New York state craft beverages. Read our interview here.

-9/30 - Shell-Ebrate Oysters (FREE) - Oysters filter water, engineer reef habitat, and stabilize shorelines. Work alongside Park staff to restore oysters and learn how these bivalves benefit the health of the River.

-9/30 - Big City Fishing (FREE) - Today is the last day adults and kids aged 5+ can learn how to fish while engaging with trained environmental educators about river science topics. They provide the rods, reels and instruction.

-Tuesday 10/2 - Seaport Fit (FREE/RSVP NEEDED)- Seaport Square at Pier 17 hosts FREE fitness classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays till October 23rd curated and led by some of New York’s top fitness experts. Classes include boot camp, circuit training, yoga, and more. Classes are free but space is limited so be sure to RSVP to secure your spot.

-Wednesday 10/3 - Yoga In The Battery (FREE/RSVP NEEDED) - Tejal Yoga is offering Yoga in The Battery twice a week (Sundays & Wednesdays) until September 30th! Sundays are open for all ages. Bring your own mat or borrow one of ours while supplies last, first come first served.

-Thursday 10/4 - Seaport Fit (FREE/RSVP NEEDED)- Seaport Square at Pier 17 hosts FREE fitness classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays till October 23rd curated and led by some of New York’s top fitness experts. Classes include boot camp, circuit training, yoga, and more. Classes are free but space is limited so be sure to RSVP to secure your spot.

Don’t forget about these ongoing exhibits to check out:

-Jacob Hashimoto on Governors Island - Opening to the public daily though October 31. With The Eclipse, Jacob Hashimoto transforms the historic Chapel of St. Cornelius with over 15,000 delicate bamboo and paper kites. Exhibited for the first time in the United States, The Eclipse provides a contemplative reprieve from the frenetic energy of the city, contrasting with Hashimoto’s colorful and dynamic work Never Comes Tomorrow, installed nearby in the Liggett Hall archway. 

-Black Gotham Experience - Check out the visual storytelling project highlighting the profound connection between the African Diaspora and New York City, as photographic artist Kamau Ware shares his celebration of New York’s Black heritage with Seaport District NYC (192 Front Street). Experience a series of walking tours, graphic novels, film screenings, and workshops in an exhibition of New York’s Black heritage.

-Sunset, Sunrise (Revolution) (FREE) - This temporary public art installation at Pier A Plaza is an interactive, large-scale sculpture designed specifically for the site. It consists of 27 aluminum panels embedded with 9,000 crystal prisms activated by natural light, and is based on a previous, three-panel installation in Austin, Texas, titled Hyperprism. The artwork will be on view through the summer of 2018 in front Pier A Harbor House, located at 22 Battery Place and the Hudson River.

Have an event coming up you want to publicize or a tip you want to share? Email us at LifeBelowCanal@gmail.com!

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