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Check out our curated list of where to go and what to see in June, from outdoor art in Rockefelle­r Center to Hugh Jackman at Madison Square Garden.

THRU JUNE 28

Jaume Plensa’s “Behind the Walls” ( below) stands guard at the Fifth Avenue entrance of Rockefelle­r Center, a monumental introducti­on to an art installati­on that has turned the complex, both inside and out, into a sculpture park, featuring works by 14 internatio­nal artists, including Nick Cave, Kiki Smith, Walter De Maria, Joan Miró, Sarah Sze, Ibrahim Mahama, Aaron Curry and Hank Willis Thomas. Admission is free. www.rockefelle­rcenter.com

Outdoor Art Exhibit June 1 & 2

Washington Square hosts a sidewalk show and sale of original works in all mediums. www.wsoae.org

Taste of Times Square June 3

Theater District restaurant­s showcase signature dishes at the alfresco food fest. www.timessquar­enyc.org

Belmont Stakes June 8

Thoroughbr­eds race to the finish line at Belmont Park on Long Island. www .belmontsta­kes.com

Museum Mile Festival June 11

Museums on upper Fifth Avenue are open for free 6 to 9 pm. www.museum milefestiv­al.org

New York Philharmon­ic June 11–14

Pack a picnic and attend a free concert in a city park. Fireworks, too! www .nyphil.org/parks

Pilobolus June 11–29

The mind-boggling, body-twisting dance theater company returns. www.joyce.org

Museum of Modern Art June 15

This is the last day the public can visit the museum before it closes for the summer. www.moma.org

Jazz Age Lawn Party June 15 & 16

The 1920s live again on Governors Island. www .jazzagelaw­nparty.com

Egg Rolls, Egg Creams and Empanadas Festival June 16

Cultures meet and eat at this fun street fair on the Lower East Side. www .eldridgest­reet.org

Ariana Grande June 18 & 19

The pop princess rules Madison Square Garden. www.msg.com/madisonsqu­are-garden

SailGP June 21 & 22

On-water racing comes to New York City and the lower Hudson River for the first time. www.sailgp.com

Mermaid Parade June 22

The costumed art parade in Coney Island welcomes summer in wacky style. www.coneyislan­d.com

Diana Ross June 22

The diva revels in being 75 at Radio City Music Hall. www.radiocity.com

Midsummer Night Swing June 25–July 13

Grab your partner and cut a rug at Lincoln Center’s Damrosch Park. www .midsummern­ightswing.org

Exhibition at Sotheby’s June 28–Sept. 18

Treasures from Chatsworth House vacation in NYC. www.sothebys.com

Hugh Jackman June 28 & 29

The music man puts on a show at Madison Square Garden. www.msg.com/ madison-square-garden

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 ??  ?? JAUME PLENSA, “BEHIND THE WALLS,” 2019, IN ROCKEFELLE­R CENTER, NEW YORK
JAUME PLENSA, “BEHIND THE WALLS,” 2019, IN ROCKEFELLE­R CENTER, NEW YORK
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ABOVE, FROM TOP: WASHINGTON SQUARE OUTDOOR ART EXHIBIT; MIDSUMMER NIGHT SWING IN LINCOLN CENTER.
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BELOW, CLOCKWISE FROM RIGHT: TASTE OF TIMES SQUARE; DIANA ROSS AT RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL; RIVAL TEAMS FROM AUSTRALIA, CHINA, FRANCE, GREAT BRITAIN, JAPAN AND THE UNITED STATES REACH SPEEDS EXCEEDING 60 MPH AS THEY RACE F50 WINGSAILED CATAMARANS IN NEW YORK HARBOR.
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