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New York Weekly Guide: August 2 - 8, 2020

Updated: Aug 4, 2020

New York City has finally made it to Phase 4 of its reopening and we couldn't be more excited.

What does this mean? It means that low-risk arts and entertainment including outdoor museums, nature parks, zoos and botanical gardens etc. are back. Pro-sports, like baseball, are also back but without fans. Social distancing and face coverings are still mandatory.

Indoor dining, movie theaters, indoor museums, shopping malls and gyms will remain closed, however there are so many things to do and see.

Here what is coming this week:

Sun, August 2, 2020: Paint In The Park! (Central Park Social Distance Paint 'N Picnic)

This event requires a mask and something to sit on.

Social distancing will also take place, therefore availability will be limited (only 10 people).

Painting materials and a canvas will be provided and you can take your own food and drinks.

Courtesy of Central Park

Time: 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM EDT

Location: Central Park

84th St & 5th Ave., New York, NY 10024

Price: $35.75

Mon, August 3, 2020: MLB -Yankees Vs Phillies (no fans)

Baseball game

Courtesy of MLB

Time: 7:05 PM

Location: Yankee Stadium, Bronx - Watch on YES, NSPA

Tue, August 4, 2020: Taco Tuesday❗❗After work Sunset Cruise

Every Tuesday afternoon, until October 20th, you can enjoy the sunset, NYC views, music, drinks and much more on the East River. Mask is required, temperatures will be checked.

Courtesy of NY Parks

Time:7:00 PM - 10:00 PM EDT

Location: 2430 Fdr Drive Service Road East, New York, NY 10010

Price: $15 - $40

Wed, August 5, 2020: Juggling at Bryant Park

Join for a quick free lesson or just watch the jugglers testing their skills.

Anyone can join, mask covering is mandatory and keep 6 ft distance from other participants. Equipment will be provided.

Courtesy of Bryant Park

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT

Location: Upper Terrace or Lawn

Price: Free

Thu, August 6, 2020: High Line - Free Timed Entry

The High Line is now daily open from noon to 8 pm. Free timed-entry passes are available until August 9, 2020.

In order to visit High Line, an online reservation is required through

To facilitate social distancing entry point will be the corner of Gansevoort and Washington Street, and movement is in one direction, heading north from Gansevoort Street.

All stairs north of Gansevoort Street are exit-only.

Elevators at Gansevoort, 14th, and 23rd Streets are accessible to those with mobility access needs.

Face covering is necessary.

Courtesy of The High Line

Time: noon - 8:00 PM

Location: Corner of Gansevoort Street and Washington Street

820 Washington Street

New York, NY 10014

Price: Free

Fri, August 7, 2020: Virtual Yoga Classes

Hunters Point Parks Conservancy hosts programs and events for kids and adults. Among others, the Conservancy will be hosting 4 free fitness classes every week through September 4th.

All classes will be held via Zoom and are free, but pre-registration is required.

Courtesy of Hunters Point Parks Conservancy

Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT

Location: Online

Price: Free

Sat, August 8, 2020: Quiet Clubbing Outdoor Party

If you are 21 & above you might want to explore this outdoor garden, where 3 DJ's will play live music all night.

A pair of Quiet Events Headphone and a glow in the dark gear will be provided. You can adjust the volume of the headset and switch between the DJ's with a switch tap. Food and drinks will also be available.

Mask is recommended.

Courtesy of Bryant Park

Time: 10:00 PM - 2:00 AM (Sun, August 9, 2020)

Location: Katch Astoria

31-19 Newton Ave, NY,

NY 11102

Price: $15.95

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