THINGS TO DO
Smorgasburg, Breeze Hill East Drive at Lincoln Road – Brooklyn, 11am
Smorgasburg is the largest weekly open-air food market in America, attracting 20,000-30,000 people to Brooklyn each weekend to eat from 100 local vendors—Saturdays on the Williamsburg waterfront and Sundays in Prospect Park. Free.
Second Sundays, Pioneer Works – Brooklyn, 4pm – 9pm
Second Sundays is a free event series presented on the second Sunday of every month. The program features open studios with current artists in residence, live music, exhibitions and participatory programs exploring art, science, technology and education. Free. RSVP.
Basic Canoeing, Audubon Center at the Boathouse in Prospect Park, Brooklyn and Harlem Meer in Central Park – Manhattan, 11am – 12:30pm
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. This program is first-come, first-served. The line may be closed prior to 12:30pm due to demand. Free.
Mother’s Day Celebration, Elizabeth Street Garden – LES, 1pm – 3pm
Elizabeth Street Garden is celebrating all of the amazing mammas in the garden with card-making arts and crafts and free family portraits. Free.
Open Engagement After Party, Flux Factory – Queens, 9pm – 12am
Join a tender turn up as Party Noire will carries us into the future with vibes galore. As a closing event for the Social Justice conference Open Engagement (OE), artists and activists from around the city, country and world will sing and dance their farewells. In partnership with Flux Factory’s Major Exhibition, Wilder LIC Group Exhibition Opening Reception.
Hell’s Kitchen Flea Market, West 39th Street between 9th and 10th Avenue, 9am
Hell’s Kitchen Flea Market is the place where collectors shop for antiques, collectibles, vintage clothing, home decorations, furniture, ephemera, jewelry, and more. Free.
Single Channel Video Art Festival, Anthology Film Archives – East Village, 2pm
Single Channel 2018 is a video art and short film festival that will screen the work of 19 artists. The festival, with a focus on emerging and under-represented artists, provides the context for single channel video work and short film to be screened outside of exhibition spaces in a more suitable context. Featuring works by Collin Bradford, Valery Jung Estabrook, Autumn Knight and Chelsea Knight, Katy McCarthy, Mores McWreath, Joiri Minaya, Bárbara Oettinger, Rachel Rampleman and Hidemi Takagi. Free.
Suspect, Human Man, Emily Weekes, Mercury Lounge – LES, 8pm, $10.
Stephen Merritt (of Magnetic Fields), Xenia Rubinos, Bang on a Can All Stars, Gyan Riley, Mazz Swift and Therese Workman, NYU Skirball Center – Greenwich Village, 10am, Free.
Rooftop Soul A Go-Go w/ Ben Pirani, The Jay Vons, Radio Martiko (Belgium), Ruffy TNT (Discodelic Records / Mexico City), Jeremy World , Featuring live dance by Baya Delicioso, Our Wicked Lady – Brooklyn, 4pm, $10.
Alien Trilogy, Oof, Woodhull, Dickicker, The Footlight – Queens, 8pm, $8 – $10.
Lifted Bells, Yazan (Record Release), Bethlehem Steel, Fire is Motion, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8:30pm, $10.
Alpenglow, Air Waves, Carroll, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.
Free Puppies Comedy w/ Nick Kocher (SNL), Courtney Davis (Twitch TV), Mark Benjamin The Stand), Aminah Imani (Wine Before Nine Podcast), Francis Ellis (Barstool Sports), The Lantern Comedy Club – Greenwich Village, 6pm, Free, RSVP.
Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi, Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument in Riverside Park – UWS, Every Sunday until Aug. 12, 8am – 9am, Free.
World’s Fair History Walking Tour, Unisphere in Flushing Meadows Corona Park – Queens, Every second Sunday of the month until October 14, 11am – 12pm, Free.
Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields, Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (West 59th and Central Park West), Every Sunday until May 13, 2pm – 3:30pm, Free.
Community Rowing, Pier 40 – Hudson River Park, Every Sunday until Oct. 21, 12pm – 1pm, Free.
Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park, East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue – UES, Every Thursday and Sunday until May 17, 2pm – 3:30pm, Free.
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