The Week Ahead: June 11-15 on the AVENUE

Monday, June 11, 2018

What’s going on this week in New York:

The Play’s the Thing in the Park

This Monday, celebrate the Public Theater—the masterminds behind Shakespeare in the Park—at the 2018 Public Theater Gala. The event will honor Leonard Tow, founder and chairman of the Tow Foundation.

Monday, June 11, 6 p.m.

The Delacorte Theater, 81 Central Park West, New York

Harmonies al Fresco

Back to the park! The New York Philharmonic will host their annual concert in the park throughout the city this week. The orchestra will host performances in Van Cortlandt Park on Tuesday; Central Park on Wednesday; Cunningham Park on Thursday; Prospect Park on Friday; and indoors in Staten Island on Sunday.

Tuesday, June 12-Sunday, June 17

Various locations, New York

Color Soireé!

Join your fellow design lovers for an evening inspired by Cooper Hewitt’s dynamic exhibition Saturated: The Allure and Science of Colornow on viewThe evening will feature a strolling supper and vibrant signature cocktails in Cooper Hewitt’s Arthur Ross Terrace and Garden.

Wednesday, June 13, 6 p.m.

The Arthur Ross Terrace and Garden, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, East 90th Street, between Fifth and Madison, New York

Urban Jungle

Save the wildlife! This Thursday, the Wildlife Conservation Society will host its annual gala at the Central Park Zoo. The evening will celebrate WCS’s impact on the planet’s most ecologically important wild places and the species that call them home.

Thursday, June 14, 6:30 p.m.

Central Park Zoo, Fifth Avenue at 64th Street, New York

Hat’s Off!

On Thursday, The High Line will host a hat party, a downtown cocktail/dance party where guests are encouraged to show their style and creativity through a hat-themed dress code. Remember: Anything can be a hat!

Thursday, June 14, 7 p.m.

The High Line, New York

And for more things to do, be sure to check out Avenue’s Social Calendar.


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