May at a Glance
May 24-30 Fleet Week
Give a New York welcome to sailors from across the nation and around the world during the 29th annual Fleet Week New York. The celebration of the maritime services allows citizens to meet U.S. Navy personnel, Marines and Coast Guardsmen—and their international counterparts—both on their ships and onshore at parades, concerts and restaurants. Activities include learning what life is like on their ships via tours, educational demonstrations, talks, exhibits and more. Check online at fleetweeknewyork.com for a schedule of events.
May 6 Barbra Streisand
The singing icon returns to her hometown of Brooklyn for a one-night-only concert at Barclays Center. Titled “Barbra Streisand, The Encore,” the performance spans six decades of her greatest hits, along with selections from her newest album. The show starts at 8 pm, so grab a ticket online while you can.