Fair: World Science Festival
Date: May 28 – May 31
Organization: World Science Festival
Cost: Free and paid events
The World Science Festival brings together great minds in science and the arts to produce live and digital content that presents the wonders of science and the drama of scientific discovery to a broad general audience.
Art Fair: Drifting in Daylight
Date: Fridays & Saturdays 12-6PM through June 20
Location: Central Park
Organization: Creative Time and Central Park Conservancy
A dreamy springtime pathway of art winding through the world’s most iconic park includes performative, participatory, and perceptual work by artists Spencer Finch, Alicia Framis, Nina Katchadourian, Ragnar Kjartansson, Marc Bamuthi Joseph, David Levine, Karyn Olivier, and Lauri Stallings + glo.
Fundraiser: Help Earthquake Victims of Nepal
Date: Friday, May 29 7:00–9:00 p.m.
Location: 227 West 13th Street
Organization: Integral Yoga Institute
Cost: Suggested donation $20
IYI Fundraiser to Help Earthquake Victims of Nepal Talk, Kirtan, and Gong Bath. In our own way we can help some of these Nepali’s directly. We would like to raise some much needed money
Date: Friday, May 29, 2015 At 07:00 PM
Location: 22 West 15th Street
Organization: Tibet House
Cost: Public Talk Only: $20 Retreat (including talk): $120
Ven. Tenzin Chogkyi focuses on why and how to develop enthusiasm in our spiritual practice. She uses real-life examples for dismantling the many internal obstacles we meet: busyness, indolence, and low self-confidence. Adapting Shantideva’s advice to our modern world, she shows us that this is not a dead-end situation and provides us with practical tools to make our lives meaningful and to take pleasure in doing so.
Book Fair: bookcon
Date: May 30 – May 31
Location: Jacob K. Javits Convention Center 655 W 34th St
Cost: $30- $40
BookCon is an immersive experience that features interactive, forward thinking content including Q+A’s with the hottest talent, autographing sessions, storytelling podcasts, special screenings, literary quiz shows with John Green, Mindy Kaling and Aziz Ansari on his soon-to-be-released book, Modern Romance.