WSWD Plans

Consider Your Week Planned: August 3–9

Photo courtesy of Hudson River Park/Facebook

Bored? Not anymore! What Should We Do has another exciting lineup of activities in NYC (and virtually!).

Monday, August 3

New York Times bestselling author Sharon Salzberg will lead the Rubin Museum’s online Mindfulness Meditation sessions throughout the month of August.

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Tuesday, August 4

Satisfy your sweet tooth—and support amazing Black-owned businesses in New York City—with one of Blondery’s boxes of delectable treats!

weekly events NYC August 3–9 2020
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Wednesday, August 5

Part narrative, part dance film, and part video art, In This Life conveys the process of grief onscreen through the eyes of former New York City Ballet principal dancer Robbie Fairchild.

weekly events NYC August 3–9 2020
Photo by Giacomo Belletti/Courtesy of ALL ARTS
Thursday, August 6

Check out a livestreamed performance by Koku Gonza and a gorgeous sunset over Hudson River Park from your living room!

Friday, August 7

Nothing beats eating Cajun shrimp tacos and angry lobster rolls at Baylander Steel Beach, located on the deck of a Vietnam War aircraft carrier.

weekly events NYC August 3–9 2020
Photo courtesy of Baylander IX-514/Facebook
Saturday, August 8

Tonight Alarm Will Sound performs the New York State premiere of Grammy Award–winning composer John Luther Adams’s Ten Thousand Birds at PS21 in Chatham, New York.

weekly events NYC August 3–9 2020
Photo courtesy of Music on Main/Facebook
Sunday, August 9

Ride a bike, lounge in a hammock, take in public art, and breathe in the open air while visiting Governors Island this summer.

weekly events NYC August 3–9 2020
Photo courtesy of Governors Island/Facebook

Staying in isn’t so bad, especially when our planners are here to help!