5 free things happening in NYC this week: Outdoor concerts, movies and more

5 free things happening in NYC this week: Outdoor concerts, movies and more

Rooftop Films Summer Showcase: “Well Groomed”
Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn
June 13; 7:30 p.m.
Enter the bizarre world of competitive dog grooming in the documentary “Well Groomed.” Over a one-year period, filmmaker Rebecca Stern chronicled a group of women whose favorite hobby includes the controversial practice of turning their beloved pooches into living art by adorning the pups with flamboyant accessories and dying their hair. Free with RSVP.

Outdoor Movie Night: “Black Panther”
Field 81 at Randall’s Island Park, Manhattan
June 15; 8:45 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Bring your lawn chair and a blanket and enter the world of Wakanda in this viewing of the hit Marvel film. The screening is free but space on the lawn is limited, so guests should arrive early.

Juneteenth Celebration
Nautilus Playground, Brooklyn
June 19; 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Enjoy live music, dance and community performances at this Juneteenth Celebration, hosted by NYC Parks, Alvin Ailey Extension and New York City Council Member Mark Treyger.

The DeJohnette – Coltrane – Garrison Trio in Concert
Central Park, Manhattan
June 15; 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
The DeJohnette – Coltrane – Garrison Trio will perform in a free concert presented by SummerStage and the Blue Note Jazz Festival. The multigenerational jazz group carries on the legacy of jazz virtuoso John Coltrane, who is the father of band member Ravi.

Andy Warhol By Hand: Part II, Drawings 1950s-1960s
Sperone Westwater, Manhattan
Through June 29, 2019
If you missed the Whitney Museum’s massive Warhol exhibition, this show at Sperone Westwater might satiate your appetite for all things Warhol. Curated by Vincent Fremont, the presented collection includes 125 drawings and offers a rare look at the eccentric artist’s lesser-known pieces.