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Weekday Fun: The Best Events July 28-30


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It’s a gorgeous night for a jog, and there’s help if you’re not a runner! From that Couch to 5k program in the park, to Arrested Development trivia, to a storytelling series about how people have learned to live in New York, there’s a lot of fun stuff to do in the area this week. Details on those events and more:

Shape Up NYC: Couch To 5k
When: Monday, July 28, 7pm
Where: Meets in Prospect Park on the porch of Lefferts Historic House
What: Don’t let the summer heat get you down! Lace up those sneakers, and make your fitness dreams a reality in Prospect Park. This weekly jog combines group running, walking, and conditioning exercises to get you in shape for long distance running.
How much: Free!

Arrested Development Trivia
When: Tuesday, July 29, 8-9:30pm
Where: Backyard, 388 5th Avenue
What: Bring your Bluth family knowledge, never-nude cutoffs, and frozen bananas for rounds of trivia based on the TV show.
How much: Free, but first-come, first-served, so arrive early.

2014 Plaza Swing Series: Harlem Blues And Jazz Ensemble
When: Wednesday, July 30, 6:30pm
Where: Central Library, Central Plaza, 10 Grand Army Plaza
What: This super-group of significant side-men of the Classic Jazz Period who have a combined 500 years of performing experience! Dance lessons are at 6:30pm, and the band starts at 7pm. (In case of rain, the event will be held on Thursday, July 17 at 6:30pm.)
How much: Free!

Trivia Night
When: Wednesday, July 30, 7:30-9:30pm
Where: The Roof at Whole Foods, 214 3rd Street
What: Trivia NYC presents a fun, free night of trivia where you’ll not only get bragging rights if you win, but some prizes.
How much: Free!

How I Learned To Live In New York
When: Wednesday, July 30, 8pm
Where: Union Hall, 702 Union Street
What: Blaise Allysen Kearsley hosts a night of writers, storytellers, comics, and more sharing lessons learned, unlearned, relearned, or in progress. This round features Saheer Zamata, Bob PowersMaris KreizmanChoire Sicha, and James Bewley.
How much: $6 in advance, $10 at the door.

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