Friday and weekend events

Friday: free slurpee at 711 from 11 am to 7 pm the reverse of their name.
Saturday: City of Water Day Festival, harbor tours, fishing, free entertainment and live music, and education cityofwaterday.org. 4Knots Music Fest: Dinosaur Jr. headlines a massive free rock show http://www.nycgo.com/venues/south-street-seaport. Alloy Orchestra at Prospect Park Bandshell, bricartsmedia.org. THE BEATLES – LASER, LIGHT & VIDEO SHOW, ROCK-N-ROLL DISCO pre-party with DJ LEMAR SOULFLOWER. PSYCHEDELIC SIDESHOW with SERPENTINA & RAY VALENZ. Swim in a sea of color as we transform the air around you into a fully immerse, mind blowing laser light experience. Featuring a different show on the first Saturday of each month. 10:00 pm – Rock N Roll Disco pre-party, 11:00 pm – Showtime, Tickets are $15 – All tickets include: FREE LASER GLASSES and STICKERS. ALL ADVANCED TICKETS RECEIVE A FREE BUMPER CAR RIDE @ THE ELDORADO AUTO SKOOTER (next door to the theatre). Venue is the SIDESHOWS BY THE SEASHORE & FREAK BAR, 1208 Surf Avenue, West 12th St., Coney Island. Hot Summer Nights Jazz at Kingsborough Community College. The music of John Beasley’s MONK’estra, a 16-piece modern jazz band. http://events.cuny.edu/eventDetail.asp?EventId=53134.

Sunday: Bastille Day: Fete France with live music, copious crepes and plenty of pastis bastilleweek.com. Orquesta SSC / 11-piece Salsa band entices the dancer and the non-dancer, Pier I @ W. 70th St, Manhattan. Website unclear so call. http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/summer_on_the_hudson. A Taste of Germany, 2:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. Music, food, and culture of Germany to give you an experience similar to walking through a World’s Fair pavilion. You’ll also be able to view our latest exhibition, Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World’s Fairs, which takes a look at both the 1939 & 1964 World’s Fairs held in Queens, NY. Tickets must be purchased in advance; visithttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-taste-of-germany-tickets-11827419129. MoonDance, Swing with David Berger Jazz Orchestra, Pier 84 at W. 44 St., 6:30 pm. Featured styles include swing and salsa. Free dance lessons begin at 6:30pm courtesy of Dance Manhattan. Live bands go on at 7 pm. Wolfe’s Pond Pooches 2nd Annual Summer Fund Dog Wash, 10 am –3 p.m. Gift your pup a “neck to tail” dog wash with hypoallergenic shampoo, and dried with a fresh towel. There will also be a Luau-themed photo opp, raffles, dog-themed items, pet adoptions, refreshments. Chester Avenue in Wolfe’s Pond Park, Staten Island, $7 donation for baths to help support the dog park.
Saturday and Sunday: Happy 102nd Birthday, Woody Guthrie. Celebrated at Coney Island, a short film by Charles Denson. It is Saturday and Sunday, from 12pm – 6pm, at the Coney Island History Project exhibit center. Admission is free of charge.
Past the weekend: Broadway in Bryant Park, free performances from hit shows begin on July 10 to –August 14. Website not working. http://www.nycgo.com/slideshows/dont-miss-july-events-2014/12.

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