It's oldies but goodies time at this historic Brooklyn summer concert venue. You can alternate between people-watching and grooving to great old music. at 7:30 pm. Note the new location: Near the MCU Cyclones stadium at West 21st Street and Surf Avenue. During the 2011 season, this series featured Joan Jett and Aretha Frankln.
35. Visit the NY Aquarium or Prospect Park Zoo
Enjoy a celebration of the opening of the new Conservation Hall. See huge LEGO sculptures of coral reefs and enjoy multicultural music and dance performances and hands-on activities at the New York Aquarium. It's the perfect school holiday outing!
36. Volleyball Tournament on the Beach (Coney Island)From the NYC Parks Dept. website, " Compete in the largest free amateur beach volleyball competition on the East Coast, from one of New York's most exciting locations, Coney Island. Sponsored by the NYC Parks Department, this citywide championship gives both experienced players and casual novices the opportunity to play in a competitive tournament at a world-famous venue.
Over 150 teams of volleyball enthusiasts compete in preliminary rounds in July, with the best teams advancing to the finals to vie for bragging rights and great prizes."
Book in advance, but boogey over to cool Green-Wood Cemetery for a tour!
It's easy. Free. Wonderful. Find out where in Brooklyn to watch the sun set over NY Harbor.
Governors Island makes for a fabulous weekend day trip outing. Take the ferry from Brooklyn to Governors Island. Bring your bike, or rent a bike there , and explore this fabulous old site. The island is open on Fridays-Sundays, and special tours are offered on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10am and 1pm.
Don't miss this traditional Italian festival in the Italian section of Williamsburg. Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church organizes The Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel and San Paolino, one of New York City’s most famous Italian festivals and street fairs, held every July.