What's Up This Weekend?
The Volo RoundUp NYC Edition is here! Are you ready for some fun?! This is your weekly guide to NYC Social approved events around the City. Whether you’re looking to give back, get fit, find balance, or be a social butterfly, we have something for everyone!
9/9 |Summerstage in Central Park | 12PM – 4PM
Spend a Sunday Funday in Central Park! Q104.3 iHeart Radio, New York’s Classic Rock, is putting together this METS Music Festival! Live performance by Jack and Jack, games and activities such as speed pitch, home run derby, and batting cages, and a meet and greet with some Mets legends! This is a FREE event! The autographs are first come first serve, but you can enter to win a few different prizes below!
9/8 & 9/9 | West Village & UES | 10AM – 6PM
This Japanese Ramen tasting extravaganza is ready for you to BE THE JUDGE! The sponsoring company, Japan Fes, believes that you can bring together cultures through food, music, and art, so this event is very important to them! The event is free, but if you want to taste the Ramen, as you should do, there is a fee for that. If you reserve a ticket, you get a free drink!
Sunday 9/9 | Central Park & Prospect Park | 6a-6p
The Nation’s only fully urban 100 mile ride (don’t worry, you can choose shorter distances, there are 5 routes with different lengths) is here this weekend! When you ride, you help aid in Transportation Alternatives initiative to make NYC safer for those who ride and walk ’round town. You can volunteer, fundraise, or register to ride! The 15-miler is family friendly! Registration closes 9/6!
9/8 | SoHo REI | 10AM – 5PM
You’re an expert?! You’re a newbie!? Doesn’t matter! Learn more about trail running at this event! The event will feature mini clinics, vendor displays and chats, and fun giveaways! Learn more about classes, gear, and upcoming races. Meet fellow runners, and if you’re new to trail running, make some new acquaintances. No registration required.
Saturday 9/8 | Prospect Park, BK | 7:45AM – 1PM
TEAL (Tell Every Amazing Lady) about Ovarian Cancer. The TEAL Walk is a non-competitive 2.5 mile walk and the TEAL Run is a timed 5k. This 10th annual event is designed to celebrate the brave survivors and their families for their strength and courage while dealing with ovarian cancer, and also bring about awareness of the disease. You can register as an individual, team, walker, runner, or virtual participant. Proceeds raise money for research. Get outside with the TEAL group this weekend!
9/9 | Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum | 8AM
Hosted by the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, an organization that helps build centers for our military and their fight against the less visible War wounds: brain injury and PTSD, this 12-hour relay race starts at the Intrepid downtown and travels up the coast of NYC to Riverside Park. Rain or Shine! Online registration is closed for the event, but you can contact the event organizer if interested!
9/8 | Brooklyn Museum | 9AM – 11AM
This will be a morning of exhilarating yoga, thanks to athletic apparel company adidas. The day will start with over an hour of yoga and mindfulness and then transition into a self guided art tour! You will leave feeling relaxed, more zen, and more cultured! Tickets are $10, but if you’re a museum member, they are free!
A LITTLE NYC EXTRA
FAST FORWARD TO TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11
Remembering the tragedy from 9/11 is something that we all do as New Yorkers. This is just a reminder of the Tribute in Light, which illuminates the skyline with lights that echo the display and orientation of the Twin Towers. Memorial Plaza is open to the public from 3PM – Midnight for viewing of the tribute.