The Week Ahead: June 26–30 on the AVENUE

Monday, June 26, 2017

Fourth of July weekend is coming up! Take in some pre-celebrations with the below events:

Landforms: A History of Central Park’s Fort Landscape Exhibit

Monday, June 26

Charles A. Dana Discovery Center, Inside Central Park at 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues)

See how the large rock outcroppings and passes in Central Park’s Fort Landscape played in important role in shaping New York City’s history. 

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On the Town on the Lawn

Monday, June 26, 5 p.m.

Bryant Park, 42nd Street Between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, New York

Bring a blanket and sit on the Lawn at Bryant Park to enjoy On the Town as a part of the HBO Bryant Park Film Festival.

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Inda Eaton at Stephen Talkhouse

Thursday, June 29, 8 p.m.

The Stephen Talkhouse, 161 Main Street, Amagansett

The rock, country and acoustic artist performs.

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Southampton Fresh Air Home American Picnic

Friday, June 30, 7 p.m.

1030 Meadow Lane, Southampton

The 30th annual American Picnic includes a carnival with games, stillt walkers and magicians, an American picnic, music, dancing and a fireworks show by Grucci over Shinnecock Bay.The Southampton Fresh Air Home is one of the few residential camps in the eastern US that accommodates physically challenged children.

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Rubblebucket at Surf Lodge

Friday, June 30, 6 p.m.

The Surf Lodge, 183 Edgemere Street, Montauk

Kick off July 4th Weekened in Montauk with a free performance by Rubblebucket as a part of The Surf Lodge’s summer concert series. 

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American Visionary: John F. Kennedy’s Life and Times

Through January 7

New York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York

American Visionary: John F. Kennedy’s Life and Times, which opened on June 23, commemorates President John F. Kennedy’s private life and public trahectory with one of the most exhaustively researched collections of Kennedy photos ever assembled.

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Nature Exploration at Prospect Park

Friday, June 30, 12–4 p.m.

Prospect Park, Brooklyn

Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the U.S.

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