Your Weekend Starts Now 6/16/16

NY1's weekly segment "Your Weekend Starts Now" shows entertaining picks for great things to do this weekend all around the city. 

Free New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Parks
www.nyphil.org
The NY Philharmonic Concerts in the Park are in full swing. Check out this free NY tradition tonight in Central Park, Friday night in Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Monday at Cunningham Park in Queens and Tuesday in Van Cortland Park the Bronx.

River to River Festival
www.lmcc.net
The River to River Festival is back with free outdoor visual and performing arts downtown and on Governor's Island. It runs now through the 26th.

NYC Dance Week
www.nycdanceweek.org
It's NYC Dance Week now through the 25th. Check out the website for all details on more than 100 free performances, events and classes at 30 different studios across the city.

Art & Jazz at The Morris-Jumel Mansion
morrisjumel.org

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www.andreaarroyo.com
The Morris-Jumel Mansion is Manhattan's oldest house. Rediscover this historic Gem with artwork by artist in residence Andrea Arroyo. In addition, this Sunday, Andrea and local jazz icon Marjorie Eliot will present a live art jazz collaboration. 

The Great American Casket Company at Green-Wood Cemetery
green-wood.com
If there's a place to discover the mysteries of life and death - perhaps it's Green-Wood Cemetery. Check out its new immersive theater event “The Great American Casket Company.” The two hour walking performance is Thursday through Sundays in June. Tickets start at 70 dollars.

Fiddler on the Roof Sing-along
www.mjhnyc.org
Sunday afternoon join in a special singalong to the classic film “Fiddler On The Roof” at the Museum of Jewish Heritage. Tickets start at 10 dollars.

Hudson River Dance Festival
www.hudsonriverpark.org
The Hudson River Dance Festival will be taking Place at Pier 63 in Chelsea June 15th and 16th. Bring a lawn chair and settle in for two days of free performances by renowned NYC contemporary dance companies. 

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