Catch a free, outdoor screening of the award-winning film about three African-American women—Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson (played by Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe, respectively)—and the crucial role they served in launching astronaut John Glenn into orbit.
For all NYC office building dwellers, ‘tis the season of the lusted-after summer Fridays. New York offers too many amazing events and luxuries to waste a sultry summer afternoon by going straight home from the office. We’ve got all the best events lined up from now until the end of August so you won’t waste a minute of that balmy weather. (You can nap when it’s gross out in November.) This Friday treat yo’self to a day at one of the best beaches near NYC, awesome public swimming pools or pack a meal and head to one of the best picnic spots in NYC after the workday wraps up. Mischief managed.
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