Peach picking and food tour: how to spend a weekend in New York (August 5-7)


Peach picking and food tour: how to spend a weekend in New York (August 5-7)

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What: Peach picking at Prospect Hill Orchards

When: Friday-Sunday, August 5-7

Where: Prospect Hill Orchards 340 Milton Turnpike, Milton, NY 12547< /p>

More info:Mid-July and August are happy times to visit Prospect Hill Orchards. Figs, yellow and white peaches, and nectarines are commonly available for picking at this time. And since there are almost ten acres of stone fruit trees in the garden, everyone is sure to take something with them. The price for picking depends on the amount of fruit collected.

Cost: From $30


What: Space Adventures know-it-alls in New York

When: Saturday, August 6, from 11:00

Where: 2653 Coney Island Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11223

Read More:The ESSENCE Theater-Studio invites New Yorkers to a fascinating performance for children (from 2 years old).

The interactive performance-game “Space adventures of the know-it-all” will give your child not only fun and joy, but also useful knowledge.

At the event, the actors and children will go on a fun journey through space, play a parade of planets, overcome a meteor shower, save the Little Prince and learn a lot of useful information.

ESSENCE performances from the Merry Science series are very popular with children and parents. The theater develops your child's emotional memory, which also increases the children's IQ.

A ticket is needed for every spectator – both an adult and a child.

Cost: $20


What: Dinosaur Safari at Bronx Zoo

When : Friday-Sunday, August 5-7

Where: Bronx Zoo Wildlife Conservation Society | Bronx, NY 2300 Southern Blvd Bronx 10458

Read more:Dinosaur Safari takes zoo visitors through a wooded area filled with 52 life-sized dinosaurs and pterosaurs. Guests will see the largest flying animal that has ever lived (quetzalcoatl), as well as a tyrannosaurus rex and omeisaur.

Price: $0-42

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What: Vanderbilt Avenue Salsa Night

Peach picking and food tour: New York weekend getaway (Aug 5-7)

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When: Friday-Sunday, August 5-7

Where: 550 Vanderbilt Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238-3039

More: The salsa dance studio is bringing back its popular outdoor nights. A free lesson will teach you the basics of dance, and then you will practice your new moves to tunes created by DJ Jun and guest DJs.

Price: Free

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What: Exhibition of military posters

When: Friday-Sunday, August 5-7

Where: Ukrainian Institute of America, 2 East 79th Street, New York, NY 10075

Read more:As a visualization of many political and social movements, posters are essential for recruitment, propaganda and morale. Distributed by governments, political parties, trade unions and other organizations, political posters are timeless and cover the full spectrum of political views and philosophies. The historical events of recent years have highlighted posters as a creative means of social expression, as well as a powerful tool used during social protest.

Cost: $0-10

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What: New York Harbor Cruise

When: Friday-Saturday, August 5-6

Where: Pier 40 at Hudson River Park 353 West Street New York, NY 10014

More: A scenic 3.5-hour New York Harbor cruise awaits. Take in breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline including the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, Ellis Island, Liberty Tower and more. In addition, the yacht will have live music, a bar and delicious treats.

Price: $45-60


What:Charity concert by Oleg Skrypka, Assia Akhat and Irina Bilyk

When: Friday, August 5, from 20:00< /p>

Where: Oceana Theatre, 1029 Brighton Beach Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11235

Read more:The charity concert tour of the Ukraine and Ukrainians Abroad organization will feature Ukrainian rock legend Oleg Skrypka and his Vopli Vidoplyasova, pop diva of the Ukrainian music industry Irina Bilyk, and Ukraine's best violinist Assiya Akhat. They will perform on the same stage with a single mission – to unite everyone in order to come together to show solidarity with the people of Ukraine. Join an unforgettable night of Ukrainian music and culture, a night of great people united by one mission.

Price: $50-75


< p>What: East Village Food Tour

Peach picking and food tour: how to spend a weekend in New York (August 5-7)

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When: Saturday, August 6 at 3pm

Where: Theater 80 St. Marks at 80 St Marks Pl, New York, NY 10003

Read more:The East Village Food Tour introduces you to the cuisines and culture that make this place incredibly attractive in New York. You'll learn the stories of restaurant owners and chefs as you enjoy your 4-course meal. You will try Ukrainian dumplings and other national dishes from immigrants who have made the East Village one of the most diverse gastronomic areas in New York.

Price: $99

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Dear readers! Please note that due to the coronavirus epidemic, some events may be canceled or rescheduled to other dates. Therefore, before visiting, we recommend checking the information on the websites of the organizers.

But we have collected a lot of interesting online events for you:

  • we suggest going to one of 11 virtual tours of New York
  • if you have long wanted to visit the best museums and theaters, now do it without leaving your home – just follow this link
  • get free access to online courses US Universities here
  • read this post on how to make the most of your weeks at home during quarantine
  • here – 50 free courses on a variety of topics
  • following this link, visit the most famous castles in Europe
  • we have collected dozens of free resources for a fun self-isolation here

Also, look for interesting events for each day of the week in our calendar. Come, learn, share with friends. Before visiting, check the organizers' websites for details and venues, as they may change.

Keep us updated on what's happening in your city. Send information about events for the Russian-speaking diaspora to [email protected]


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