Week of restaurants and Ukrainian party on a yacht: how to spend a weekend in New York (July 29-31)


    Restaurant Week and Ukrainian Yacht Party: How to spend a weekend in New York (29-31 July)

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    What: Restaurant Week

    When: Friday-Sunday, July 29-31

    Where: City restaurants

    More: New York Restaurant Week is back in town. A regular lunch or dinner (main course + side dish) will cost you $30-$45, while a specialty one costs $60. In addition to indoor and outdoor seating, takeaway and delivery services are also available.

    More than 500 restaurants (ranging from Japanese to Russian cuisine) are participating this year and offering discounts on the best dishes. On the website of the Restaurant Week of the institution, information can be filtered by location, dishes and cuisine.

    Price: From $30


    < b>What: Rocket Park Exhibition

    When: Friday-Sunday, July 29-31

    Where: New York Hall of Science 47-01 111th Street Queens, NY 11368

    More: Rocket Park is a huge exhibit on the grounds of the New York Hall of Science. It features two major symbols of the US space program: the original Atlas booster with a replica of the Mercury capsule and the original Titan II booster with a replica of the Gemini double capsule.

    Rocket Park even has an interactive replica of the Friendship 7 Mercury capsule that allows visitors to climb inside and experience the atmosphere in which the Mercury astronauts carried out their missions.

    The exhibition describes in words and pictures the history of rockets and the evolution of the space program USA.

    Price: $11-14


    What: Festival dragon boats

    When: Saturday, July 30, from 09:00

    Where: Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Between Grand Central Pkwy and Van Wyck Expy, 11354

    More: This year the festival celebrates its 32nd anniversary and invites guests to come with their families. Multicultural artists, dancers and musicians from all over the world will demonstrate their art on the main stage.

    In addition, there will be performances by Shaolin monks. The festival will feature demonstrations of traditional Asian folk crafts and handicrafts. The updated food court will offer dishes from several different ethnic cuisines. The main event will be dragon boat races. Many old and new teams will take part in them.

    Cost: Free


    What: Ukrainian white party on a yacht

    Week restaurants and a Ukrainian party on a yacht: how to spend a weekend in New York (July 29-31)

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    < b>When: Saturday, July 30, from 19:00

    Where:Circle Line Cruise Pier 83 West 42nd Street New York, NY 10036

    Read More: Don't miss one of the whitest events of the year – the Ukrainian Yacht Party. Of course, there is a dress code: something white. Ukrainian celebrities such as Mika Newton, Dmitry Stupka and Runa will perform for the guests. All funds raised will go to help Ukraine in the fight against Russian aggression.

    Price: From $55


    What: Caribbean Food and Rum Festival

    When:Sunday, July 31st at 13:00

    Where: Melrose Ballroom 3608 33rd Street Queens, NY 11106

    More: This is an annual festival of Caribbean food and rum. 10 special gastronomic stations and 4 guest star chefs are waiting for you. Come to the event to enjoy delicious food and various types of rum (some treats are included in the ticket price).

    Price: From $50


    What: Picnic for Russian speakers

    Restaurant Week and Ukrainian Yacht Party: How to Spend a Weekend in New York (July 29-31)

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    When: Sunday, July 31st from 2pm

    Where: Lafayette Memorial, 9th St, Prospect Park West, NY 11215

    More:All Russian-speaking New Yorkers are invited to a free picnic. This is a great way not only to unwind, but also to make new interesting, sometimes useful acquaintances. Since this is a free picnic, everyone who comes brings food with them and treats other visitors.

    Price: Free


    < b>What:New York City Charity Tour

    When: Sunday, July 31st from 3:00pm

    Where: Hippo Ballerina Pershing Square New York, NY 10168

    More:See your favorite city from a new angle. The tour includes everything you wanted to know, but were afraid to ask about contemporary art in installations, sculptures, mosaics on the streets of Midtown. You will explore both permanent objects and temporary installations that you have not noticed before, how you can “read” them and in what context it is better to place them.

    Discover New York in a new way, enjoy art in neighborhoods where you most often run headlong to work. The largest museum in New York is its own streets.

    Two guides will be with you: Olya Korovkina and Slava Shpigel. The tour will take approximately 2-2.5 hours, the length of the route is about 4 km. The organizers will donate all income to Razom for Ukraine to help Ukraine.

    Price: $25


    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 offer you to go on 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
    • < li>Get free access to online courses from 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
    • by clicking on this link, visit the most famous castles in Europe
    • we have collected dozens of free resources for not boring self-isolation here

    In addition, interesting Look for 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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