Tonight in New York City: Test out your ping pong skills in Bryant Park, listen to Janelle Monae perform in Prospect Park, or enjoy a free yoga class along the Hudson. By Carly Petrone.
Drink & Draw
Head over to The Living Gallery BK for this week’s Drink & Draw event. As usual, they will provide the model, drinks, and drawing materials – you just have to show up! Class begins at 7 p.m. If you would like to perform or model, please email them here. Class costs $10.
Wednesday Night Skate Night
Break up your work week with a rolling workout. Bring your friends or make new ones at Wednesday Night Skate in Union Square. This two-hour street skate will take your through the streets of New York with plenty of stops along the way. Don’t worry if it rains because the plan is to mingle at Mumbles, grab a few drinks, and hang out with your fellow skaters. Gather at 7:45 p.m. to put on your gear. Skating begins at 8 p.m.
Celebrate Brooklyn! kicks off its 36th season with the soul/R&B/funk sensation Janelle Monae on stage at Prospect Park Bandshell. Listen to the Grammy nominated play songs from her repertoire and find out why she is such an unstoppable creative force. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. and concert starts at 8 p.m. Admission is free.
Bryant Park Ping Pong Tournament
Show off you ping pong playing skills at Bryant Park. Come check out the bracket-style tournament tonight starting at 6:30 p.m. Players will go head to head in a single-elimination competition. Pre-registration was required but stop by the booth at 6 p.m. to see if there are any last minute spots open.
Summer on the Hudson: Salute to the Sun Yoga
Take in the beautiful sunset tonight along the Hudson while enjoying a relaxing Hatha yoga class. Don’t worry if you’re a newbie, all levels are welcome. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring your own mat. Class is free and goes from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. It’s the perfect mid-week workout!
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Carly Petrone is a freelance writer living in New York City.