Events Calendar

Week of August 13 - August 19, 2017

Calendar
Monday, August 14, 2017

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in Midtown Manhattan. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.

 

Relive your favorite part of the school day with Midtown Recess. De-stress and clear your mind with activities including giant chess, oversized Connect 4, jump ropes, and more!

Click here for a map of One Penn Plaza.

Amenity will be closed in rainy or unsafe weather.

 

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in Midtown Manhattan. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.

 

Relive your favorite part of the school day with Midtown Recess. De-stress and clear your mind with activities including giant chess, oversized Connect 4, jump ropes, and more!

Click here for a map of One Penn Plaza.

Amenity will be closed in rainy or unsafe weather.

 

Learn how to play from the Recess host, or challenge other enthusiasts to a friendly game. All ages welcome. Materials provided.

 
  • Hoop34
  • Hoop34

  • 6:00pm – 7:00pm | Broadway Boulevard, between 34-35th Streets

Join Sheryl Wilson of Fitnotic for weekly hula hoop classes. Come for a few minutes or stay for the full hour. All equipment provided.

Great for fun or fitness!

 
Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in Midtown Manhattan. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.

 

Relive your favorite part of the school day with Midtown Recess. De-stress and clear your mind with activities including giant chess, oversized Connect 4, jump ropes, and more!

Click here for a map of One Penn Plaza.

Amenity will be closed in rainy or unsafe weather.

 

Originally hailing from the North Country of New York, husband and wife duo Coyote & Crow have been described as the "White Stripes of Bluegrass." With velvet-meets-sandpaper vocals, high energy foot-stomping rhythms, and unconventional banjo picking, they play a blend of Rock'N'Roll, Folk-Americana and Old Time Mountain music on homemade and modified instruments. Their distinct roots sound, which they have coined "Old-Time Rock'n'Soul," is sure to make your heart smile and your feet move. Currently living in Brooklyn, they have quickly become some of NYC's most well known buskers; considered the embodiment of Greenwich Village and the personification of NYC's creative soul. They have gained worldwide recognition from their viral YouTube video and their One of a Kind Upright Banjo Bass

 

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in Midtown Manhattan. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.

 

Learn and master the Japanese art of paper-folding with Gay Merrill Gross of Origami Studio NYC. We provide the materials, and you can take home your creations. 

In the event of rain, class will be held in Studio34.

 

Relive your favorite part of the school day with Midtown Recess. De-stress and clear your mind with activities including giant chess, oversized Connect 4, jump ropes, and more!

Click here for a map of One Penn Plaza.

Amenity will be closed in rainy or unsafe weather.

 

Gemma is Felicia Douglass and Erik Gundel.

 
  • Sweat34
  • DanceSport

  • 6:00pm – 7:00pm | Broadway Boulevard, 34th-35th Streets in front of Macy's

Enjoy high-energy dance-fitness classes taught by instructors from DanceSport. Classes rotate between Salsa Fitness, Swing Energy, and Zumbacam classes. No dance experience is required. 

 
Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in Midtown Manhattan. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.

 

Shop Midtown's first open-air Farmers Market for local produce, organic goods, fresh-cut flowers, and more. The perfect destination to pick up fresh ingredients for cooking, or ready-made treats for lunch. Operated by Bensidoun, the world's premiere operator of French style markets. Rain or shine.

 

Relive your favorite part of the school day with Midtown Recess. De-stress and clear your mind with activities including giant chess, oversized Connect 4, jump ropes, and more!

Click here for a map of One Penn Plaza.

Amenity will be closed in rainy or unsafe weather.

 

Join us during your lunch break (noon - 12:45pm) or happy hour (5:30pm - 6:15pm) every third Wednesday of the month for a lively book discussion. You can pick up a free copy of the book at the Reading Room in Park East while supplies last. Coffee will be provided.

Discussion will be led by Jessica Strand.

Click here for a map of One Penn Plaza.

 

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in Midtown Manhattan. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.

 

Relive your favorite part of the school day with Midtown Recess. De-stress and clear your mind with activities including giant chess, oversized Connect 4, jump ropes, and more!

Click here for a map of One Penn Plaza.

Amenity will be closed in rainy or unsafe weather.

 

Join us during your lunch break (noon - 12:45pm) or happy hour (5:30pm - 6:15pm) every third Wednesday of the month for a lively book discussion. You can pick up a free copy of the book at the Reading Room in Park East while supplies last. Coffee will be provided.

Discussion will be led by Jessica Strand.

Click here for a map of One Penn Plaza.

 

Enjoy a strength and conditioning, total-body workout from Drive443. Instructors focus on form and ensure that participants are correctly executing all movements. All levels are welcome. 

 

Find inspiration in the urban outdoors with the Art Students League of New York. Limited materials provided, but participants are encouraged to bring their own. No experience necessary.

 
  • Salsa
  • Salsa

  • 6:30pm – 8:30pm | Broadway Boulevard, between 34th and 35th Streets

Free beginner salsa classes and dance parties produced by Talia Castro-Pozo

Professional instructors teach you the moves from 6:30pm-7:15pm, then dance the night away to music spun by a live DJ 7:15pm-8:30pm.

 
Thursday, August 17, 2017

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in Midtown Manhattan. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.

 

Shop Midtown's first open-air Farmers Market for local produce, organic goods, fresh-cut flowers, and more. The perfect destination to pick up fresh ingredients for cooking, or ready-made treats for lunch. Operated by Bensidoun, the world's premiere operator of French style markets. Rain or shine.

 

Relive your favorite part of the school day with Midtown Recess. De-stress and clear your mind with activities including giant chess, oversized Connect 4, jump ropes, and more!

Click here for a map of One Penn Plaza.

Amenity will be closed in rainy or unsafe weather.

 

Dahka Band formed in 2013 with members from Algeria, Nigeria and Turkey.
Our style can be described as World Music with a modern approach. We infuse traditional sounds from our respective countries with original beats, inspired by our new lives in New York City.

 

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in Midtown Manhattan. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.

 

Relive your favorite part of the school day with Midtown Recess. De-stress and clear your mind with activities including giant chess, oversized Connect 4, jump ropes, and more!

Click here for a map of One Penn Plaza.

Amenity will be closed in rainy or unsafe weather.

 

Learn Improv with The Peoples Improv Theater

Explore scenework and improvisation techniques in a free, 90 minute beginner-level improv workshop in Greely Square Park with instruction by The Peoples Improv Theater.

Each class covers beginner-level material through games and group exercises. Classes do not build on material covered in previous classes.

Register here.

 

Vinyl record DJs offer up disco, boogie, house, and more. Produced with Mobile Mondays.

 
Friday, August 18, 2017

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in Midtown Manhattan. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.

 

Shop Midtown's first open-air Farmers Market for local produce, organic goods, fresh-cut flowers, and more. The perfect destination to pick up fresh ingredients for cooking, or ready-made treats for lunch. Operated by Bensidoun, the world's premiere operator of French style markets. Rain or shine.

 

Relive your favorite part of the school day with Midtown Recess. De-stress and clear your mind with activities including giant chess, oversized Connect 4, jump ropes, and more!

Click here for a map of One Penn Plaza.

Amenity will be closed in rainy or unsafe weather.

 

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in Midtown Manhattan. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.

 

Relive your favorite part of the school day with Midtown Recess. De-stress and clear your mind with activities including giant chess, oversized Connect 4, jump ropes, and more!

Click here for a map of One Penn Plaza.

Amenity will be closed in rainy or unsafe weather.

 

2017 Events Brochure

Hoop34

Hoop34

Join Sheryl Wilson of Fitnotic for weekly hula hoop classes.

Origami Lessons

Origami Lessons

Fold paper in the Japanese tradition with Origami Studio NYC.

Juggle34

Juggle Lessons

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons.