Things to do on Sunday for (mostly) free
the National Weather Service is promising 82 degrees and disappearing clouds
Broadway on Broadway - the casts from 20+ Broadway shows will be performing live on Broadway between 43d and 47th, starting at 11:30. Michael McKean (Spinal Tap, an upcoming play) is hosting.
Brooklyn Book Festival - Readings, panels, authors, performances. celebrity guests (including Pete Hamill, Oliver Sacks, Edwige Danticat, Tom Tomorrow, Leonard Lopate, and Melvin van Peebles) and new this year, a day of Comic Con events
Harbor Day - Free events on the waterfront (part of the NY400 festivities)
on the Battery - Royalty on bikes and yacht spotting
Battery Park City - Harmony on the Hudson (live entertainment, including Tom Chapin and the Double Dutch Divas)
Hudson River Park - Oysters, boat races and the Half Moon
Brooklyn - Biking in Breukelen has free bike rentals, extreme BMX demonstrations, bike riding lessons (bring your own bike), "bike smoothies" and a flea market
Staten Island - Dutch art, furniture and films at the Snug Harbor Cultural Center. Also, beer.
a Petanque Tournament in Bryant Park
Romeo and Juliet - from the Curious Frog Theater Company, in Prospect Park
1864-rules baseball - 3 teams, 3 games, Washington Park in Brooklyn
Red Hook Jazz Festival (organizers say to bring blankets to sit on)
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