Friday, July 6
Summerstage Concerts Summerstage Concert Series presents “A King of Infinite Space” bringing together American rock with Shakespear’s Hamlet placing the plot in the Lower East Side with a tale of struggling family dynamics, power and revenge, Fri. and Sat., 7/6 and 7/7, 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. at Saint Mary’s Park, 450 Saint Ann’s Ave. at 145 St., Bronx. For information call (718) 402-5155.
Saturday, July 7
Dog/Cat Vaccinations Luv My Pet and Petland Discounts are offering low cost dog and cat vaccination clinics in Queens at 134-40 Springfield Blvd., Pathmark Center, Springfield Gardens, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.; 171-33 Hillside Ave., between 171 and 172, Jamaica, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. and on 7/8 at 71-08 Kissena Blvd., between Aguilar and 70, Kew Garden Hills, 4:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. For information call Amy Eisenberg at (631) 273-6363.
Sunday, July 8
Haitian Culture The Brooklyn Children’s Museum, 145 Brooklyn Ave., at St. Marks Ave., presents Blooming Babies: Let’s Celebrate Haitian Culture, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. featuring the culture, music and art of Haiti and creating a traditonal Haitian craft to take home. For children ages 18 months – 2 1/2 years. For more information and a full schedule of events for July visit www.brooklynkids.org or call (718) 735-4400.
Summerstage Concerts Summerstage Concert Series presents Frankie Negron, Puerto Rican salsa star, creating a new brand of modern Latin music by combining pop, rock, gospel, R&B, hip-hop & reggaeton, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Saint Mary’s Park, 450 Saint Ann’s Ave. at 145 St., Bronx. For information call (718) 402-5155.
Spay/Neuter Clinics The ASPCA Mobile Unit and Petland Discounts are offering dog and cat spay/neuter clinics in Queens at 21-11 Broadway, corner of 21 St., Rite Aid Shopping Center, Astoria; 7/9 at 134-40 Springfirled Blvd., corner of Merrick Blvd., Springfield Gardens and 3720 Main St., between 38 and 39 avenues, Flushing; 7/12 at 55-52 Myrtle Ave, between Cypress and Putnam, Ridgewood. All clinics begin at 7:00 a.m. For information call Amy Eisenberg at (631) 273-6363.
HIV/AIDS NYC celebrates the 4th annual “Stepping Up In Faith For HIV and AIDS,” week, 7/8 – 7/14, offering free community, faith and secular HIV and AIDS educational events geared toward educating the community on the issues of HIV/AIDS prevention and care services. Visit www.suif.org to view the free New York City event offerings.
Monday, July 9
Fela! Fela!, a tale of courage, passion and love, based on the life of Fela Kuti who created Afrobeat, a blend of jazz, funk and African rhythm and harmonies, returns to Broadway, 7/9 thru 8/4 at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, 302 West 45 St., N.Y. For performance schedule and ticket informtion visit www.felaonbroadway.com. Tickets can be purchased online at www.telecharge.com, by phone at (212) 239-6200 or in person at the theatre.
Tuesday, July 10
Beer Tasting The New York Historical Society is holding a Beer Appreicaiton Night: The History and Renaissance of American Brewing hosted by Garrett Oliver offering a history of beer brewing in New York and followed by a special tasting of Brooklyn Brewery beers, 6:30 p.m. in the Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, N.Y. For tickets and information on this and other Museum events call (212) 873-3400.
Cirque du Monde “A Moment of …LOUD,” co-presented by the NYPL and Souleo Enterprises, presents Cirque du Monde w/The Point, featuring a special outdoor workshop designed to teach circus tricks with tight wire, diablos, juggling balls, plate spinners & more, 1:00 p.m. at Macomb’s Bridge Library, 2650 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Blvd., between W. 152 and 153 streets, N.Y. For information visit www.nypl.org or www.souleouniverse.com.
Thursday, July 12
Art Exhibit The Consulate General of Jamaica, 767 Third Ave. N.Y., is hosting Escoffery, The Exhibitions for Jamaica, Feel the Heart and Soul of a Nation, featuring paintings, drawings, and sculptures by the iconic Jamaica artist, Michael Escoffery, in honor of Jamaica’s 50th Independence Celebration. For information call the Consulate at (212) 935-9000.
Free Music at BAM BAM presents its continuing R&B Festival featuring Shemekia Copeland and NRBQ, featuring Chicago blues, gospel, Brit pop, rockabilly, jazz and more, 12 Noon at MetroTech concert stage located on the lawn at MetroTech Comnoons in Downtwon Brooklyn between Jay St. and Flatbush Ave. where Myrtle Ave. ends. For information visit BAM.org.MetroTech or call (718) 636-4100.
NY Historical Museum The New York Historical Society Museum and Library, 170 Central Park West, N.Y., is pleased to announce that a rare copy of the “Stone” facsimili of the Declaration of Independence, one of approximately 50 in existence, will be on display in the Judith and Howard Berkowitz Sculpture Court thru July 15. For information on this and other Museum events call (212) 873-3400.
Fairway Market Shuttle Fairway Market is now offering a free group shuttle bus to its Red Hook, Brooklyn store at 480-500 Van Brunt St., Mondays thru Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. For pick-up reservations for groups of 10 or more, within a 5-mile radius of the store, call Viola Williams or Marcy Rosenblum at (347) 750-1251. There will also be pickups on Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. at 589 Prospect Ave., between 11 and 10 avenues. All seniors get a 5 percent discount in the store. Each group will have an hour and a half to shop and/or enjoy a bite to eat in the picturesque cafe by the waterfront.
Farmers Market Seeds in the Middle is sponsoring The Crown Heights Farmers Market, offering fresh fruits and vegetables, including calaloo and Caribbean favorites and accepting EBT, WIC, Snap, FMNP, Health Bucks and Fresh Connect. The market will be operating every Thursday from 12 Noon to 7:00 p.m. at Hamilton Metz Park at Albany and Leffers avenues, Brooklyn. For more information visit www.seedsinthemidle.org.
Computer Training Mount Carmel Worship and Outreach Center is holding adult and children computer training programs, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. or 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. on Saturdays. Call (917) 609-0909 for registration details.
Summer Repairs Warmer weather is home repair weather. Do youy need major repairs done but lack the finances? NHS of East Flatbush can assist you. For more information on our Home Improvement Programs, call (718) 469-4679.
Foreclosure Services Are you behind in your mortgage or seeking a modification? The Flatbush Develop;ment VCorp., NHS of East Flatbush and the Center for N.Y.C. Neighborhoods are offering free services and assistance. Referrals for free legal assitance are also available. To schedule an appointment call (718) 469-4679.
SummerStage Kids City Parks Foundation presents SummerStage Kids, a unique, interactive family festival presenting free performing arts events at park locations citywide featuring dance, music, storytellers, theatre, contemporary circus juggling, poetry, puppetry and including expanded day programs where families enjoy at full day of family entertainment and adults are invited to stay for an evening concert and film. For complete schedule for all programming visit www.CityParksFoundation.org.
Compiled by Ida Eisenstein