FREE & FUN – Things to do the Week of May 8

We understand sometimes it’s hard to plan out your week. That’s why we have you covered here at The Local. Enjoy this list of free things to do around the city for this week.

Monday, May 8
8pm – Side Ponytail comedy– FREE stand up comedy show with happy hour prices all night long!
Friends and Lovers Bar
641 Classon Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238


Tuesday, May 9
2pm – FREE tours of the mayor’s residence, Gracie Mansion.  Sign up to reserve a spot.
7pm – Weekly Drink & Draw at The Local.  Belly up to the bar and get creative!


Wednesday, May 10
11am – Tour of Strawberry Fields in Central Park begins on Central Park West and 59th Street
7pm – Live & Local.  Join us at the bar for live bands!


Thursday, May 11
8am-5pm –  Columbia GreenMarket
Open year-round on Thursdays and Sundays, this market is located on Broadway along the west side of the Columbia campus from 114th street to 116th street.
7pm – Boundless Tales Literary at The Local
This reading will feature writers Anne Born, Andres Castro, Deborah Emin and John Espisito! With host Aida Zilelian.


Friday, May 12
9am-6pm –  St. Anthony’s Flea Market
Located on West Houston between Thompson Street and Macdougal Street


Saturday, May 13
10am-6pm –  Greenpoint Avenue Sunnyside Festival
Variety of activities for the whole family. Lots of local craft artists, merchants and restaurants. Live Music, Food, Crafts, Rides, Antiques, and more.


Sunday, May 14
9pm –  Movie Night at The Local
Join us in the lobby where we’ll be showing free movies and giving away popcorn.