WEEK AHEAD: Everything Going On Below Canal Street (10.5.17)
Welcome to 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 favorites coming up over the weekend:
-Thursday 10/5 - Shucktoberfest - Enjoy $1 Oysters, Octoberfest Beer, Oyster Specials, Beer Braised Bratwurst, and more all day long at PJ Clarke's 5-9PM through Saturday.
-Friday 10/6 - Tribeca Drive-In: Dinner and a Movie on Oculus Plaza (FREE) - Curated by the experts of Tribeca Film Festival, the 10 featured films include classics and fan favorites, all set in New York City. Tonight’s film: Annie Hall. NOTE: This is the last weekend of this event for the season!
-Saturday 10/7 - Strut Your Mutt - A fun dog walk and fundraising event that brings together thousands of passionate people from all across the country to raise money to save the lives of homeless pets. Participants can choose to raise money for Best Friends or for one of hundreds of participating shelters, rescue groups and other animal welfare groups.
-Saturday 10/7 - Tribeca Drive-In: Dinner and a Movie on Oculus Plaza (FREE) - Curated by the experts of Tribeca Film Festival, the 10 featured films include classics and fan favorites, all set in New York City. Tonight’s film: Spider-Man. NOTE: This is the last weekend of this event for the season!
-Sunday 10/8 - Big City Fishing (FREE) - 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.
Don’t forget about these ongoing exhibits:
-Rock Paper Scissors (FREE) - Open until October 13th, “Rock Paper Scissors not only refers to the popular game enjoyed by children and adults the world over, but also to three fundamental materials and techniques in the making of visual art. The six contemporary artists in Rock Paper Scissors utilize aspects of all three materials and methods creating works of beauty and surprise.
-New Sounds Live (FREE) Open October 15th till October 23rd, the popular New Sounds Live series returns. Curated by WNYC‘s John Schaefer, New Sounds offers dynamic music from artists, composers, and traditional musicians. This year’s series features “Song of the Human,“ an Arts Brookfield commissioned composition by Pete M. Wyer inspired by Shigeru Miyagawa’s theory that human language evolved from birdsong. The sound installation will also be a part of three performances within the Winter Garden, and will remain on display through October 23.
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