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Volume 77, Number 5 | July 4 - 10, 2007


Batting Cages$2 for 15 pitches. HUDSON RIVER PARK, North Moore St. & the Hudson River. Everyday from June 30 – Labor Day from 11am – 7pm.

Big City Fishing & River WorkshopsYes you can fish in the Hudson River and its better than ever at Hudson River Park. Rods, reels and bait are provided. PIER 46, Charles St. & the Hudson River. Weekends thru Labor Day; Tues. – Sun. in July & August from 10:30am – 5pm.

Get Ready for SummerRegistration for summer classes at the 14th Street Y is now available. Classes offered in the arts, parenting, fitness, aquatics, Jewish culture & education and more. 14TH STREET Y, 344 E. 14th St. 212-780-0800 x 221. www.14StreetY.org.

Greenwich Village and How It Became FamousA walking tour of the essentials of the Village, including history, theater, culture, tragedy and more. Sun., July 1 at 1pm. Joyce Gold History Tours of New York, meet at WASHINGTON ARCH, 5th Ave. south of 8th St. 212-242-5762. www.joycegoldhistorytours.com. $15.

Holistic Stress Management ProgramFree services include ear acupuncture, massage and energy work modalities. Tues. & Thurs. from 5-7pm. ST. VINCENT’S HOSPITAL, O’Toole Building, 203 W. 12th St., corner of 7th Ave., 6th floor, small conference room. No appointment necessary. 212-345-2582.

Hot!The 16th annual NYC celebration of Queer culture featuring theatre, dance, music, literature, performance art, puppetry and homoeroticism for the whole family. July 2 – Aug. 25. DIXON PLACE, 258 Bowery, bet Houston & Prince Sts. 212-219-0736. www.dixonplace.org. $0-15.

Italian FlingA Salmagundi Club old timers & new members get-together featuring entertainment and Italian cuisine. Fri., June 29 at 6pm. Piano music 6-8pm. SALMAGUNDI CLUB, 47 5th Ave., bet 11 & 12 Sts. 212-255-7740. www.salmagundi.org. $20, includes prix fixe buffet.

LGBT Youth Summer CampThe LGBT Community Center’s YES program offers a free summer camp to all LGBT youth ages 13-21. For more information, visit www.gaycenter.org/YES or call 212-620-7310.

Meditation Gathering“Satsanga” is a Sanskrit word that means to associate with the Truth, with Divinity. “Kirtana” is to associate with the Divine through the chanting of His holy names. This is an open invitation to a gathering of prayer, devotional songs and meditation to all spiritual seekers, in an atmosphere of peace and love. Ongoing. Fri., Sat. & Sun. at 8:45pm. RAMAKRISHNANADA YOGA VEDANTA MISSION, 96 Ave. B bet 6th & 7th Sts. 646-436-7010. www.ramakrishnananda.com. Free.

On the Rocks with Danny LearyA New weekly stand-up and musical variety show. Mondays at 8pm. ROSE’S TURN, 55 Grove St., bet 7th Ave. & Bleecker. Call for a reservation, 212-366-5438. www.myspace.com/ontherockscomedy. $10 plus 2 drink min.

Summer in the SquareThe annual entertainment series in Union Square Park featuring a variety of music, dance and theatrical performances as well as yoga and children’s reading groups. Wednesdays, June 27 - August 15. Main acts at 12:30pm & 6pm with an improvisational theater troupe performing on select evenings at 5pm. OM yoga will host a free class at 3pm. Takes place on the center lawn of Union Square Park. www.unionsquarenyc.org. Free.

Swim SeriesCheer as swimmers take on the Hudson or join the race. July 15: Stars and Stripes Aquathlon (.50 miles & mile run) and Riverside Park Tune Up (.50 miles). Aug. 25: Little Red Lighthouse Swim (5.85 miles). Aug. 26: Freedom Tower Aquathlon (.50 miles & mile run). Co-sponsored by Hudson River Park & the Manhattan Island Foundation. For details or to register to swim, visit www.nycswim.org or call 1-888-nyc swim.

Wine TastingA wine tasting sponsored by Anthony Road Winery. Thurs., July 19 at 7pm. THE VILLAGE POURHOUSE, 64 3rd Ave, corner of 11th St. For tickets, contact cari@yourpartyplanning.com or 212-228-4200 x8003. www.pourhousenyc.com. $25.

Yoga & MeditationClassic Hatha Yoga everyday at 10am and 6pm and Mon. - Fri. at 12pm. First 2 classes are free. Yoga for Children, Wednesdays, 4-4:40pm ages 3-6 and 4:45-5:30pm ages 6-10. RAMAKRISHNANANDA YOGA VEDANATA MISSION, 96 Ave. B bet 6th & 7th Sts. 646-436-7010. www.ramakrishnananda.com.

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