At A Glance: NYC

Your guide to the must-see events in NYC.
NYC Best Kept Secrets
New York Botanical Garden

By Stephanie Headrick

APRIL 18-29
Tribeca Film Festival
Support filmmakers and their original content at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival, which celebrates contemporary voices with innovative and interactive storytelling, ranging from 33 virtual reality exhibitions to the politically charged Storyscapes projects. Participants this year include Terrence Malick, Laurie Anderson, Rosario Dawson and Lupita Nyong’o. Ticket packages from $55. Location varies;

APRIL 21-22
Earth Day at NYBG
Take the afternoon to escape the city bustle, and check out the New York Botanical Garden’s Earth Day events. Meet NYBG scientists who will explain how they gather and study plants from around the world. Tour the Steere Herbarium, which houses 7.2 million plant specimens, the largest collection of its kind in the western hemisphere. Admission tickets for children over 2 from $12, tickets for adults from $28. 2900 Southern Blvd.;

NYC Best Kept Secrets
Sting will perform at The Met.

APRIL 25-26
Sting at The Met
Inspired by his childhood memories of Northern England, Sting stages an immersive acoustic show at The Met, combining storytelling, song and a painting by artist Stephen Hannock. The exhibition opens at 6PM for a private viewing, followed by Sting’s performance at 7:30. 212.570.3949. 1000 Fifth Ave.;

The Iceman Cometh on Broadway
Denzel Washington stars in Eugene O’Neill’s four-act epic about bar patrons clinging to pipe dreams for survival. Tickets from $79. 242 W. 45th St.;

JUNE 1-3
Governor’s Ball
Join the countdown for this year’s Governor’s Ball featuring performers Jack White, Travis Scott, Damian Marley, Halsey, Eminem and Third Eye Blind. Don’t forget to explore the festival’s art, outdoor activities and food vendors, which include gluten-free and vegan options. Tickets from $115. Governor’s Island;

Museum Mile Festival
Join the Museum Mile Festival to celebrate 40 years of nine iconic museums along Fifth Avenue, from 82nd to 110th Street. The tour begins at El Museo del Barrio and concludes at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Free. 1230 Fifth Ave.;

JUNE 14-21
Human Rights Film Festival
Sponsored by Human Rights Watch, the Human Rights Film Festival offers a selection of 40 films which bring to life human rights abuses through powerful storytelling.

Health, Wellness & Business Expo NYC
Natural health practitioners and experts come together to share tips on physical, mental, spiritual and financial well-being. Free. 4 W. 43rd St.;