Tonight in New York City: Play a few rounds of Simpsons trivia, nerd out with astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson at StarTalk Live!, or get in shape in Central Park. By Carly Petrone.
It’s the first Thursday of the month and that means it’s Simpsons trivia night at Berry Park in Brooklyn. Play three rounds while watching three classic episodes of the beloved animated sitcom on the big screen. Questions will only pertain to the 90’s episodes of the show so make sure to stake out your spot if you think you’ve got what it takes to win. There are prizes to be won! The games begin at 7:30 p.m. and entry is $10 per team (up to 6 players), $5 to play solo.
StarTalk Live! With Neil deGrasse Tyson
Celebrated astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson hosts the live edition of his popular talk show, StarTalk Radio tonight at the Beacon Theatre. Comedian Eugene Mirman will act as co-host while Robert F. Kennedy Jr., his holiness The Gyalwang Drukpa, and other special guests will also grace the stage. Pop culture and comedy collide in this evening of nerdy hilarity. Tickets range from $35-$55 and show starts at 8 p.m.
Caribbean Week NYC: Fusion Barbadian Cuisine
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Stop by the Bowery Culinary Center tonight and learn how to cook island favorites from award-winning chef Chehan Burnham. It is the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s annual Caribbean Week NYC so come see what it’s all about. On the menu tonight: cooling Bajan lemonade with bitters and fresh mint, authentic Bajan green seasoning, sweet potato & Mahi Mahi herb cakes, crispy plantain-stuffed chicken with Bajan pepper sauce, pickled green bananas and guava & ginger chutney. Yum! Class starts at 7 p.m. and costs $25.
Central Park Circuit
Who needs a gym when Central Park is in your backyard? Get fit with innovative exercises designed by top trainers to utilize the Park’s best natural features: rocks, trails, stairs, hills, and gorgeous open lawns. Maximize your strength and agility while increasing your flexibility and muscle tone during this one-hour class. Space is limited so make sure to get there early to sign up. Class begins at 6:30 p.m.
Gap Celebrates Governors Ball Music Festival
The Governors Ball Music Festival is just one day away and the Gap is ready to start celebrating. Stop by their store on 17th and 5th tonight from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. and take advantage of a special shopping offer. Tanlines will provide a DJ set for your shopping enjoyment. We won’t judge you if you dance in the dressing room – in fact, it’s encouraged. Join the conversation using #GapxGovBall. Make sure to RSVP here.
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Carly Petrone is a freelance writer living in New York City.