We’re back for a new round of NYC Best Weekday Bets! Each day will feature a top pick in the areas of 1. fitness (active), 2. comedy, 3. culture, 4. film, 5. food + drink, 6. free, 7. music and 8. staying in (because let’s face it, sometimes you just want to not leave your couch). Get ready for lots o’ great stuff, INCLUDING but not limited to free mochi, pizza ‘n cocktails, a show from Lou Doillon, and MOST IMPORTANTLY, THE USWNT VS ENGLAND IN THE SEMI-FINAL AT THE FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP, WHICH YOU HAD BETTER SKIP WORK TO WATCH AT 3PM TOMORROW OR YOU ARE DEAD TO ME! (ALSO PINOE IS OUR GIF THEME!) Details:
Monday, July 1
ACTIVE: Take advantage of a free outdoor zumba class at LIC Landing!
COMEDY: Head to the latest round of Butterboy w/ Jo Aparna and Maeve ft. guests Joel Kim Booster, Dan St. Germain, Alingon Mitra and Del Harrison! Tickets are $10 each.
CULTURE: Scope some free Italian opera in Central Park! 7-8:30pm.
FILM: Purple Rain is screening over at Alamo Drafthouse! Tickets are $16.
FOOD + DRINK: If you love you some oysters, get to Pilot at Brooklyn Bridge Park for a $30 party!
MUSIC: Catch Lou Doillon at Le Poisson Rouge tonight! Tickets are $30 a pop.
STAY IN: My Monday night vote will never not be Antiques Roadshow.
Tuesday, July 2
ACTIVE: Bryant Park will host a new round of free outdoor yoga // #VALUE!
COMEDY: Catch comedy from Janeane Garofalo, Liza Treyger and more, and enjoy bonus free pizza while you’re at it! Tickets are $6-$10.
CULTURE: Get to Elsewhere for the Landscape x Olympia opening party! They’ll have a month-long video program focused on showcasing the work of women and genderqueer artists // HEKK YES! Free w/ RSVP.
FILM: Swing by Syndicated for a $7 screening of Say Anything!
FOOD + DRINK: Umm what the hank?! You can go horseback riding in the Bronx and eat s’mores!
FREE: Head to the grand opening party for MUJI’s newest NYC location! They’ll be giving out specialty cocktails and shaved ice!
MUSIC: Stay put at Elsewhere for a show from ÌFÉ and Balún! Tickets are $20 each.
STAY IN: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off is on IFC, plus Forrest Gump is on CMT!
Wednesday, July 3
ACTIVE: It’s a new round of Yoga for Witches at Catland tonight! Tickets are $15, and it’s BYO mat.
COMEDY: See Alice Snedden do a set at Union Hall for just $8!
CULTURE: There’s a Summer Colombia Carnaval party happening at LPR tonight! Tickets are $12-$80 each.
FILM: There’s a $7 screening of Can’t Hardly Wait happening over at Syndicated tonight!
FOOD + DRINK: Snag some free mochi ice cream at UNIQLO, DUH!
FREE: Scope a free outdoor screening of Ferris Bueller’s Day Off at Parklife tonight!
MUSIC: Catch a Froth show on the roof at Elsewhere! Tickets are $15 each.
STAY IN: Bridesmaids is on E!
Thursday, July 4
We like 2 party LOL! So we count Thursday as part of the weekend. Sign up to receive our full weekend guide bright ‘n early on Thursday mornings!