weekend events

Saturday: Dragon Boat Festival August 9–10, colorful vessels race in Flushing, Queens. hkdbf-ny.org. Lola Star’s Dreamland Roller Disco: Ziggy Stardust Skate Party, Lefrak Center at Lakeside, 171 East Drive, in Prospect Park, Brooklyn, 8:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. Lola is cracking that martian space-pod up a little bit more and releasing visions of an intergalactic dream-scape. Get yourself the best Barbarella look possible, or borrow your friend’s Storm Trooper costume. It’s time to invoke your inner alien and put them on skates! Lola Star’s Roller Disco will transport you to a party in the stars where you can be the intergalactic star creature you were born to be. Let’s blast off! Rosanne Cash at Damrosch Park as part of Lincoln Center Out of Doors, Cash brings her rock, country and blues sensibility to the City. For more info, visit lcoutofdoors.org.
St. Vincent, see Annie Clark play a free Prospect Park show 7:30 PM bricartsmedia.org. Rural Route Film Festival 7:00 p.m. $10, Museum of the Moving Image, Queens. http://ruralroutefilms.com/2014-festival/. Free, fitness activities that showcase the park as a destination for healthy living. Healthy messages such as the American Heart Association’s “Life’s Simple 7” principles (mylifecheck.heart.org) through a sampling of lively and fun fitness activities that promote healthy lifestyles. Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave, Queens. The Rural Route Film Festival CANARSIE PIER, Brooklyn, 1–4 pm, http://www.nyharborparks.org/visit/capi.html– for a map of Canarsie Pier. The Grateful Dead Laser Show set to music by the Grateful Dead, with rock ’n’ roll disco party beforehand. 10 pm. Sideshows by the Seashore, Coney Island, 1208 Surf Ave. between W. 12th Street and Stillwell Avenue. Phantom Creep Theatre – Invaders From Mars, Coney Island Museum, 1208 Surf Avenue.
Tickets are $10 in advance or at the door. Saturday and Sunday: Craft & Gift Fair 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. A variety of vendors will be lined up along the boardwalk selling arts, crafts and gifts in this first annual Rockaway Beach Boardwalk Super Craft and Gift Fair. LongIslandStreetFairs.com, 86th Street & Shorefront Parkway in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk, Queens.
Sunday: Fringe Festival till 8/24, Off-Off-Broadway’s biggest event, 1,200 performances on 18 stages in 17 days. Musicals, mash-ups, solo shows, comedies, tragedies, parodies, performance art, puppetry, fringenyc.org. Family Day fun with Rolie Polie Guacamole and story time with Melanie Hope Greenberg reading “Supermarket”Noon–3 pm. Prospect Park. Stop N Swap, bring portable reusable items to share, swap or peruse. You don’t need to bring something in order to take something, books, toys, clothing, housewares and electronics. Bay Ridge Jewish Center, 4508 81st St. and Fourth Avenue, http://www.grownyc.org/swap, Noon–3 pm. Music On the Bay: Inner Situation, Tucker Park, Emmons Ave. and East 27th Street, 3–6 pm.


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