‘Summer Thursdays’ Music Festival One World Observatory
7–9 p.m. $50
In it’s second-to-last week, come listen to music from on high.
Kids Show175 North End Ave.
4 p.m. Free
Hosted by the library in Battery Park City, a summer reading celebration.
Tai Chi 75 Battery Place, Esplanade Plaza
8:30 a.m. Free
Help improve balance, get exercise, and breath the fresh air off the river in the morning. Participants of all ages welcome.
Fraunces Tavern Museum Guided Tour54 Pearl St.
Learn about New York City in Revolutionary times and the part it’s citizens played in the Revolutionary War.
Sidewalk Art Display Skyscraper Museum, 39 Battery Place
10:30 a.m. $5, RSVP required
This exhibit features the artwork of child 4 and older, each given the blueprint to a famous NYC building and told to draw it.
Battery Dance Festival ReceptionPace University, 1 Pace Plaza
6–8:30 p.m, Free (general admission)–$75
In celebration of the Battery Dance Festival’s 35th anniversary, a special closing reception. Reservation required.
Children’s Story Time Character VisitThe Strand Bookstore, 828 Broadway
11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Free
A series of events for children interested in reading. Complete with a visit from any child’s favorite monkey, Curious George, an afternoon for the whole family.
Sailing Aboard Pioneer South Street Seaport Museum, 12 Fulton St.
Noon-2 p.m. $40–$45
While sailing, learn about the history of New York Harbor and the Statue of Liberty. Hosted by the South Street Seaport Museum.
Learn CalligraphyChatham Square Library, 33 East Broadway
1 p.m.–3 p.m., Free
Observe and learn the beautiful art of calligraphy writing. Available in English and Chinese. Bring calligraphy pen.
Impossible Blossom Art Exhibit2 West 13th St.
Noon–6 p.m. Free
View art on display from The New School Art Collection, featuring the work of new artists.
Book Launch McNally Jackson Books, 52 Prince St.
7 p.m. Free
Come to the book launch of award-winning author Kate Milford’s newest novel, The Left-Handed Fate.
Film ScreeningAnthology Film Archives, 32 Second Ave
6:45 p.m. Free
A screening of Francis Ford Coppola’s thriller, “The Conversation,” made between the first two “Godfather” films.
Resumes and Cover Letters That Work Session
133 East 13th St.
3:30–4:30 p.m. Free, Online RSVP required
Learn how to craft a resume and cover letter to reflect the qualities a potential employer wants to see.
Online Shopping Tutorial Hamilton Fish Park Library, 415 East Houston St.
10 a.m.–noon. Free
Aimed at Internet beginners, this tutorial will inform participants on shopping online safely, as well as how to make the most of the online shopping experience. Must have an active email account to participant.