Top 10 LI and NYC Events This Weekend June 15-17

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From art to running, from theater to afterparties— New York has it all. Check out to see if any of these spectacular events are near you!

 

Egg Rolls, Egg Creams, and Empanadas Festival

Come join the festival full of food, culture and new sights at every corner. With a mashup of Jewish, Chinese and Puerto Rican cultures, who wouldn’t want to explore it all with an empanada?!

Date/ Time: Sunday, June 17 at 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: Museum at Eldridge Street

Tickets: Free

For more info, visit their Facebook page.

 

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Carnival Saturdays at Jouvay Night Club

Each and every Saturday, enjoy your Saturday night with Soca, Reggae, Afro Beats, Kompa, and Hip Hop music all night. With Raggae madness with DJ ZACK and VICK ad Soca Madness with REEMO, RSVP as soon as you can for an amazing weekend!

Date/ Time: Saturday, June 16 at 10 p.m. to Sunday, June 17, at 4 a.m.

Location: Jouvay Night Club

Tickets: Ladies Free with Pass and Guys free before 12 a.m.

For more info, visit their Facebook page.

 

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GimletFest 2018

Gimlet, a popular podcast that helps its listeners understand the world around them, is coming to the public. This two-day event in Brooklyn will showcase a festival style event with food, friends, and shopping. What are you waiting for?

Date/ Time: Saturday, June 16 at 11 a.m. to Sunday, June 17, at 11 p.m.

Location: BRIC

Tickets: $15-200

For more info, visit their Facebook page.

 

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Animation Academy: From Pencils to Pixels

Calling all artists! Get on board with a summer exhibition based all around learning how to create the characters you adored growing up. At this exhibit, you can create animated shorts, learn the different arts, create drawings and more!

Date/ Time: Saturday, June 16 at 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.

Location: New York Hall of Science

Tickets: $13-16

For more info, visit their Facebook page.

 

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Fashion in Felt: Runway Show and Designer Trunk Sale

Buy your tickets in advance for an unforgettable and unique time at the Ukranian Museum for a fashion show and trunk sale! If you’re into fashion and Ukranian culture, you’ve found your weekend spot!

Date/ Time: Saturday, June 16 at 7- 10 p.m.

Location: Ukrainian Museum

Tickets: $20

For more info, visit their Facebook page.

 

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ATLANTIS: Mermaid Parade After Party

Are you ready to party in a fantastical, undersea world and to fully immerse yourself into being a sea creature? For this 21+ event, get our your sea costumes and dancing shoes for this amazing afterparty!

Date/ Time: Saturday, June 16 at 10 p.m. to Sunday, June 17, at 4 a.m.

Location: House of Yes

Tickets: $0-30

For more info, visit their Facebook page.

 

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Bridges for Crossing Boundaries

Welcome to an exhibit full of arts ranging from poetry to theater from international artist, Michael Hafftka. Come to an intellectually stimulating event that explores the Jewish and black experiences.

Date/ Time: Saturday, June 16 at 7-9 p.m.

Location: Canvas Institute

Tickets: Free

For more info, visit their Facebook page.

 

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Rock & Roll Through Our Lenses

Photographer May Pang showcases her brilliant works around the personal John Lennon photographs she’s taken. Along with photographer  Deborah Feingold’s rock & roll photographs spanning from artists like Prince, Madonna, Billy Joel and more. All artists and rock & roll lovers need to come ASAP!

Date/ Time: Friday, June 15 at 5-9 p.m. and Saturday, June 16 at 5-9 p.m.

Location: Long Island Picture Frame and Art Gallery of Oyster Bay

Tickets: Free

For more info, visit their Facebook page.

 

The Black Parade— Emo/ Pop Punk

To all the emo kids, scene kids, alt kids, and everyone in between— the dance party of your dreams is here! With this 21+ event, come and dance to all your favorite bands like My Chemical Romance, Jimmy Eat World and more!

Date/ Time: Saturday, June 16 at 11:30 p.m. to Sunday, June 17, at 4 a.m.

Location: Knitting Factory Brooklyn

Tickets: $0-10 (Free with RSVP)

For more info, visit their Facebook page.

 

Brickwell Tri One On Triathlon

Come to one of Long Island’s longest running marathons and try out what it’s like! For novices and experts alike, this is a perfect way to get in shape this summer!

Date/ Time: Sunday, June 17 at 6- 11 a.m.

Location: North Hempstead Beach Park

Tickets: Varies

For more info, visit their Facebook page.

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