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Summer Fridays: TGIF, 'The Big Lebowski', The Best Day of Your Life & More

This week's Summer Friday includes: the longest day of the summer (and the best day of your life), the Coney Island Mermaid Parade, and a boozy cartoon filled brunch!

Our Summer Fridays feature narrows down a wide array of film and non-film related activities so you don’t have to.

Friday, June 20

90's TGIF TV Hangover
Videology at 8 PM
Tickets: $5

No matter how old we are, we'll always be thankful for Fridays. TV Hangover's monthly events at Videology certainly celebrate Fridays as well- and this time they'll be screening 90s classics like Boy Meets WorldClueless, and Sabrina the Teenage Witch

Harmony Korine: Shooters
Gagosian Gallery 
Tickets: Free

Controversial filmmaker Harmony Korine (KidsSpring Breakers) is exploring a different medium through his exhibition "Shooters" at the Gagosian Gallery. Korine's pieces still exude the same sense of mixed media and spontanaeity that he applies to his films, and are definitely something to see this weekend. The exhibition is open through July 11. 

The Big Lebowski 
IFC Center at Midnight
Tickets: $14

Go hangout with The Dude this weekend, and take advantage of IFC Center's screening of The Big Lebowski. If you've never gotten the chance to The Dude, or El Duderino if you're not into the whole brevity thing, this is the perfect way to take in all the Coen Brothers' 90s cult classic. 

Saturday, June 21

Coney Island Mermaid Parade
Coney Island at 1 PM
Tickets: Free

Come and check out this New York tradition, and release your inner mermaid! The annual Coney Island Mermaid Parade is finally here, and is definitely a sight to see. The event will feature mermaids, mermen, fictional sea creatures, Chiara De Blasio, Nathans Hotdogs, and live music!

Best Day of Your Life
Various New York locations
Tickets: $65

What was the best day of your life? Graduation? Your 21st birthday? Regardless, Thrillist is here to give you a day that will top it. June 21st is the longest day of the year, so why not celebrate with drinking and eating around New York City? Thrillist is opening up 12 East Village locations to unforgettable one-day experiences, that you should definitely take advantage of. 

Yoga at The Broome Hotel
The Broome Hotel
Tickets: Free

Yoga instructor Chloe Kernaghan is holding free yoga classes in the gorgeous open-air courtyard of The Broome Hotel every Saturday this summer! Enjoy the warm weather and get some soothing exercise in this weekend. 

Sunday, June 22

Spoons Toons and Booze 
Nitehawk Cinema at 11:30 AM
Tickets: $16

Re-live your childhood with a little extra kick at Nitehawk's Spoons Toons and Booze brunch this Sunday. The theater will be showing cartoons from the 30s to the 90s starting 11:30 am, where you can enjoy an all you can eat cereal buffet and wash down with a White Russian. 

World Cup: USA vs. Portugal 
The Bell House at 5 PM
Tickets: Free

Go and catch the US vs. Portugal game this Sunday at Brooklyn's Bell House! Food will be provided by Urban Rustic, and beers will be $1 off so come and cheer on your team. 

Sunday Skool Brunch Party
Toshi's Rooftop at 3 PM
Tickets: $10 online / $15 at door

Do you love to dance but hate screaming over music at clubs? Well this Sunday's Sunday Skool Brunch Party is the place for you. When you walk through the door you will be provided with a pair of 3 channel headphones that let you choose which live DJ set you want to listen to. If you don't feel like dancing, you're more than welcome to take off the headphones and grab a drink with your friends and chat at a normal volume, because you can. 



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