THINGS TO DO
Musicians Reunion, The Fountain in Washington Square Park, 12pm – 6pm
The Musician’s Reunion is the 14th annual reunion of the individuals who played bluegrass, old time, and folk music around the Washington Square fountain in the 1950s and ’60s. Stop in throughout the afternoon and experience a revival of the music scene in the park from over 60 years ago. Free.
“2200 Acres: Field R/D Artists on Regeneration at Freshkills Park” Opening Reception, Freshkills Park Studio + Gallery, 2240 Richmond Avenue – Staten Island, 12pm – 5pm
Freshkills Park: Field R/D is a project to develop a visionary, community-responsive residency program for the former NYC landfill. Artists work on site in flexible, collaborative, long term engagements with the landscape as it develops from landfill to park over the next 25+ years. The works in the exhibition explore themes of mapping, orientation, speculation, and interpretation of this complex and changing site. Featuring artists Billy and Steven Dufala, Mare Liberum, Mary Mattingly, Lize Mogel, Nancy Nowacek, Joe Riley and Audrey Snyder, and guest artist Markley Boyer. Free.
Smorgasburg Prospect Park, Breeze Hill in Prospect Park – Brooklyn, 11am – 6pm
Smorgasburg, the celebrated open-air food fair presented by Brooklyn Flea, returns to Prospect Park this spring! Over 100 local and regional food purveyors will gather to offer a range of cuisines. Free.
Queens County Fair, Queens County Farm Museum in Queens Farm Park, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway – Queens, 11am – 6pm
This traditional county fair boasts blue ribbon competitions in produce, livestock, arts and crafts, and more. Enjoy pie eating and corn husking contests, pig races, hayrides, carnival rides, and midway games. There will also be a Bavarian beer garden featuring traditional live music and dance. $0 – $10.
Washington Heights Stop ‘N’ Swap, S.T.A.R Senior Center, 650 West 187th St – Washington Heights, 11am – 2pm
Bring clean, reusable, portable items such as clothing, housewares, games, books, and toys that you no longer need, and take home something new-to-you, free! You don’t have to bring something to take something. Free.
Eternal Black, Mountain Tamer, Matte Black, EDGE Gigging Crew, Pianos – Showroom, 158 Ludlow St – LES, 7pm, $10.
Shark Toys, Oh Boland, Flexi, Alphaville, 140 Wilson Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.
Hypoluxo (Record Release), Navy Gangs, Sean Henry, Pom Pom Squad, Alphaville, 140 Wilson Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.
The Last Laugh Comedy w/ Alington Mitra (Last Comic Standing, Conan), Martin Urban (Jimmy Kimmel), Kevin Ryan (Hard Feelings Podcast, AXS TV), VSPOT Organic, 12 Saint Marks Place – East Village, 7pm, Free, RSVP.
Cold Pizza Comedy w/ Norlex Belma, Peter Bandyck, Rachel McCartney, Saurin Choksi, Adam Sokol, Andy Erikson, Tim Bridge, Featherweight, 135 Graham Ave – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.
Neruda, Cooper Park – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free.
Open Garden Days: Alice’s Garden at the H.H. Biddle House, H.H. Biddle House in Conference House Park, 70 Satterlee Street – Staten Island, Every day until Dec. 31, 7am – 7pm, Free.
Central Park Tour: The Ramble, Alexander von Humboldt statue in Central Park, Central Park West and 77th Street – UWS, 10am – 11:30am, Free.
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