AIPAD Photography Show till Sunday. At the Park Avenue Armory, is one of the biggest fine-art photography shows in the world, featuring museum-quality work—everything from 19th-century photos to contemporary images. All are welcome here: collectors, admirers, photographers and artists. Park Avenue Armory 643 Park Ave. (at E. 67th St NY.)
Saturday: Tartan Day Parade. The Scottish celebration marches up Sixth Avenue, from 45th to 55th Streets. Come out to see the pipers and drummers, and enjoy some festive Scottish music and fun, beginning at 2pm.
Opening Day in Prospect Park: Little League Parade 10–11 a.m. Almost 2,000 Little League players will start the 2013 baseball season with their annual parade through Park Slope and into historic Prospect Park. Players will be joined by their friends, families, local community leaders and elected officials. Everyone will then gather at the Prospect Park Bandshell for the ceremonial first pitch to start another great season of baseball and softball at the seven fields in Prospect Park’s Long Meadow and the six fields at the Parade Ground. Parade starts at 10 a.m. at 7th Avenue and 2nd Street, proceeds along 7th Avenue to 9th Street and then turns up 9th Street to head into the Park and ends at the Bandshell. Ceremony and first pitch at the Bandshell 10:45 a.m. Brooklyn Flea 10 a.m. 176 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn. Outdoor shopping and eating. Find homemade pie, handcrafted necklaces, and vintage coffee tables. MOCCA Fest at 69th Regiment Armory. Comics of the future and a Saturday panel features Zippy the Pinhead creator Bill Griffith; Sunday sees a conversation with Jillian Tamaki (co-creator of Skim and creator of the cheeky webcomic SuperMutant Magic Academy). Plus, expect conversations about comics, counterculture.
Sunday: McCarren Play Center Family Day 12–4 p.m. Play carnival games, learn to ride a bike, and challenge yourself on an obstacle course. Strap on some roller blades. Abstract Currents: An Interactive Video Event at Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). For the past several weeks, artists, filmmakers, and anyone else with a video camera have been submitting their one-minute abstract videos to MOMA via Vimeo for a chance to be shown in the museum. Tonight, see the best of the bunch at MOMA’s Abstract Currents: An Interactive Video Event. Part of the museum’s PopRally party series, the evening includes a screening of the works with live music you can sway to provided by San Francisco–based dream-pop singer Tamaryn. $14-$25. Archery for families with children 8 years and older – learn about the ancient sport of bow and arrow. 1 pm. Avenue U and E. 38th Street Marine Park.