Weekend Guide to Harlem

Outdoor Arts at Riverbank State Park Friday through Sunday and Thursday at 7:30 p.m., the Pulse Ensemble Theater will perform Shakespeare’s “Macbeth,” set in contemporary Afghanistan, in the amphitheater on Thursdays through Sundays through Aug. 28; pulseensembletheatre.org; reachable from Riverside Drive and 145th Street, Manhattan ; free.

African Diaspora Summer Film Series Thirteen films will screen at the Theater of the Riverside Church, with an opening reception on Friday at 6:30 p.m. and discussions with guest speakers; through Aug. 29. For a complete schedule, see nyadff.org. 91 Claremont Avenue, at 120th Street, Morningside Heights , (212) 870-6784; $15 for opening and closing event; $10; $8 for students and 65+.

Harlem Week This outdoor cultural celebration continues Saturday and Sunday with a Tri-State Junior Tennis Classic event from 1 to 7 p.m., showcasing rising talent at the Fred Johnson Tennis Courts, Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard, at 150th Street; free; (212) 491-3738, harlemjuniortennis.org. Also on Saturday: a fund-raiser for the children of Haiti, with a five-kilometer run and two-mile Family Health Walk-A-Thon starting at Edgecombe Avenue, at 135th Street. The 5K run begins at 8:30 a.m., the 2-mile walk at 9:30 a.m. Registration is from $20 to $25 on the day of event; $15 to $20 in advance. At 7 p.m., a weekly jazz performance featuring Melba Joyce; jazzmobile.org; General Grant National Memorial, Riverside Drive and 122nd Street , (212) 860-4455, harlemweek.com.

Laughter in the Park This outdoor summer series of free comedy continues Sunday at 2 p.m. with Leighann Lord, 135th Street lawn, St. Nicholas Park, Harlem. (718) 419-5515, laughterinthepark.org.

New York Times

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