weekend events


All events are in Brooklyn unless noted and most are free. Many are bars so check if under age. Many off campus events are bars so check if under age. If you can’t drink you might be able to eat there.

Saturday, May 13: The NYC Grind Ultra Art Bash, 7 pm, 21+, $15 is a warehouse art party with live body painting, breakdancing battles, performances, and more at Terra Firma, 119 Ingraham St. at Porter Avenue. The Rites of Spring Pier Art Show, The Swarm of Bees, 1 pm, a giant puppet audience participation event, in which a swarm of bees seeks a better life in Brooklyn. With the Gotham Easy Brass Band. The Old Stone House, 336 Third St. between Fourth and Fifth Avenues. Morgan’s Journey, 2 pm, $12, follow Morgan the Clown on a journey of discovery. In a captivating exploration of the joys and challenges of childhood, with active audience participation, Morgan learns a valuable and moving lesson about love and the true meaning of friendship. Meet the cast after the show. On Stage at Kingsborough Community College. Scandinavian Vinyl, 2-4 pm, $10 suggested donation. A deejay play Scandinavian tunes from the 1920s to the 1990s, with a sing-along segment. Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Fourth Avenue at Ovington Avenue. Jams for Clams, 5:30-11 pm, $25–$100. A Red Hook warehouse party to benefit Planned Parenthood, with music from the Saylavees and 79.5, drinks, DJ sets, and visual art. Hot Wood Arts, 481 Van Brunt St. between Reed Street and the water. Charity Hockey Game with the New York Rangers to support youth hockey, 7 pm, $20 Abe Stark Arena, 1902 Surf Ave. at W. 20th Street, Coney Island. Chance and Circumstance Festival, $15 ($10 in advance), 7 pm and 9 pm, daily till Sunday, May 14. Music troupe Ensemble Pamplemousse curates a selection of improvised music, experimental theater, conceptual art practices, installation art, and contemporary music performance. Jack, 505 Waverly Ave. between Fulton Street and Atlantic Avenue. Tinder Live, 8:30 pm, $15. A comedy show about online dating, with Lane Moore, Hari Kondabolu, and Matt Bellassai. Littlefield, 622 Degraw St. between Fourth and Fifth Avenues. HRP Games, Health & Wellness Expo, Yoga Pod and Bootcamp Turf, 9 am-1:30 pm, Pier 26, Manhattan.  Final Registration Get #HealthyontheHudson on May 13.  https://www.hudsonriverparkgames.org/index.cfm?  Butt & Gut, till September 30, 10:30- 11:15 am. Veteran Donald Calliste leads a class to tone and define your core, lower back, and glutes combined with cardio exercises that will maximize your fat burning potential. Bring your own mat, towel, and water bottle.  Meet @ West 89th St. Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument Plaza, Manhattan.

Saturday and Sunday: The Brooklyn Waterfront Arts Coalition, 1-6 pm from Saturday, May 13 to Sunday, June 18. It presents almost 300 artists. Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, 481 Van Brunt St., Door Seven, near Reed Street.

Sunday, May 14: Down to Earth Farmer’s Market, 10 am-4 pm. The Old Stone House, 336 Third St. between Fourth and Fifth Avenues. Drones: Is the Sky the Limit? Weekdays, 10 am to 5 pm, Saturdays and Sundays, 10 am to 6 pm until Thursday, Aug. 31, $33 ($31 seniors; $24, children 5-12; Free children under 5; Ret. & Active Duty Military, free). The exhibit explores pilot-less aircraft and the history of drone technology, from its modern-day origins in World War I, drone racing, the world’s first “flying dress,” designed by global superstar Lady Gaga, use of drones in police and fire departments; the possibility of personal flying cars to space exploration. Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Pier 86 (46h St. and 12th Avenue), Manhattan. Basic Canoeing, 11 am-2 pm. The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add up to an experience you’ll never forget. Prospect Park Audubon Center. Enter park at Lincoln Road and Ocean Avenue. Food Book Fair, 9 am-10 pm, $5-$150, Ace Hotel, 20 W. 29th St, Manhattan. Alley Pond Park Adventure Course in Queens: Free Sunday Programs through October 29 at 9:30 am and 1 pm, lasts about two hours. An outdoor adventure that fosters trust, problem-solving, and team-building, free for everyone age 8 and older.


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