Things to do in New York this Friday

It's time to punch out, wind down and start your weekend. Here's our pick of the best places to sate that Friday feeling.

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XXX Stitch

  • Critics choice
  • Free

We’ve all heard of CrossFit, the intense workout that’s currently sweeping the nation. But have you heard of XXX Stitch (pronounced “cross-stitch”)? It’s an event designed to promote cross-stitching—but not like your grandma does it.

  1. Con Artist Collective 119 Ludlow St, between Delancey and Rivington Sts, 10002
  2. Fri Aug 22
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46 Candles

  • Price band: 1/4
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It's been almost 30 years since the 1986 high-school-angst classic Pretty in Pink, which leads us to wonder: Whatever happened pink-dress–wearing Andie Walsh? Find out at this live reading of fan fiction.

  1. Union Hall 702 Union St, between Fifth and Sixth Aves
  2. Fri Aug 22
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Lebowski Fest New York

  • Price band: 2/4
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On Aug 22, don your rattiest cardigan or nattiest safari vest for a bowling party featuring Dude-themed trivia and a costume contest, man.

  1. Gramercy Theatre 127 E 23rd St, between Park Ave South and Lexington Ave
  2. Fri Aug 22 - Sat Aug 23
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Kayak on the Hudson

  • Free

Nothing says "nature" like wading into water and trying your hand at some outdoorsy paddling.

  1. Riverside Park, Pier I W 70th St, at the Hudson River
  2. Sat Aug 23 - Sun Sep 28
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Karaoke on the Boardwalk

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  • Free

No matter how seasoned a New Yorker you may be, there’s no denying the magic of Coney Island’s iconic Wonder Wheel.

  1. Coney Island Boardwalk Boardwalk, at 10th St
  2. Fri Aug 29
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See a new film tonight

Love Is Strange

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To Be Takei

  • Rated as: 4/5
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Level Five

  • Rated as: 5/5
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The Trip to Italy

  • Rated as: 4/5
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Abuse of Weakness

  • Rated as: 4/5
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Jealousy

  • Rated as: 4/5
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Dinosaur 13

  • Rated as: 4/5
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The Dog

  • Rated as: 4/5
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William F
William F

You say kayak on the Hudson on Friday, but it says it's ONLY available on SATURDAYS in August!!!!!!  Please fix!!!!