The guest coach is Marko Blazevski, who has represented Macedonia at both the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London and in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. In 2012 London Summer Olympics, he presented with the honor of being Macedonia flag bearer during the Opening Ceremony. He has participated in 6 consecutive World Aquatics Championships (2011-2016).
Another guest appearance will be Vera Blazevska, who was an assistant coach for the William Paterson men’s and women’s swimming teams during the 2017-18 campaign. She is a school record holder in the 50, 100 and 200 breaststroke as well as in the 100, 200 and 400IM in 2017 New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) Women’s Swimmer of the Year.
Marko and Vera will be supported by Swim Strong’s elite coaching staff of Vivi Dong and Ying Shen, nationally ranked from China. This is for swimmers ages 8-16 with 2+ years of competition. Participation is limited so register ASAP.
Every 4th Thursday of the month, you can catch host Zoe Yellen with three of her most daring friends completing outlandish tasks and answering trivia questions. In between rounds, you’ll find some of New York City’s best stand ups and sketch comedy groups showing their stuff. Audience involvement and alcohol consumption are both highly encouraged in this one of a kind comedy escapade.
Musical Performance from La Dynasty
Hosted by Zoe Yellen
N.E.X.T. stands for NEW, EMERGING, XTRAORDINARY, TALENT- Join us for our 2018 SUMMER Talent competition at Shillelagh Tavern on 30th ave in Astoria. VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE ACT! (sign-up at 7:30) Show begins between 8 and 8:30 UNTIL 11PM.. Park Early or take the Q18 bus to 47Th st. FREE / 212+ with ID