Weekend Events

Saturday: Brooklyn Bike Jumble 10 a.m.–4 p.m. 
Join a bicycle-themed market outdoors in Washington Park. Vendors from all over the Northeast will be there to sell new and used adult and children’s bicycles, bicycle accessories and bicycle-related ephemera. Representatives from various cycling related non-profits will also be on hand, as well as local frame builders. Sell your old bike. Get the upgrade parts you want for your bike. Meet with local cycling non-profits and find out how you can get involved.   http://www.nybikejumble.com Old Stone House in J.J. Byrne Playground  at 336 3rd Street between 4th and 5th Avenues.
The ’90s Summer Jams Sing-Along’: Enjoy two hours of music videos from favorites like Ace of Base, Sugar Ray, Third Eye Blind, No Doubt, Notorious B.I.G., and Alanis Morissette. In case you can’t remember all the words, the lyrics will be projected on the big screen. There’s also a ’90s costume contest and a dance-off—so you best start practicing the Tootsee Roll now. Price: $8 10 p.m. Union Hall @ 702 Union St. Brooklyn. The Society of Illustrators is toasting Kurtzman kicking off a retrospective that runs into May. If you’ve laughed anytime in the past 50 years, you owe Harvey Kurtzman some thanks. Triple-threat Kurtzman (writer, editor, cartoonist) and publisher William Gaines created Mad magazine in 1952, and Kurtzman’s bloody-knuckle satire inspired everyone from R. Crumb to Terry Gilliam to Jon Stewart.  Free (suggested reception donation $15) 128 East 63rd Street (between Park and Lexington Avenues)
NY http://www.societyillustrators.org/ 
New York African Film Festival at the Film Society of Lincoln Center – Walter Reade Theater : 12 p.m. every Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri., Sat., Sun. until May 31. It looks back at the contributions of the late Senegalese writer-filmmaker Ousmane Sembène (a/k/a the father of African cinema) while also showcasing the work of contemporary African directors who have been influenced by the legend. Price: $9-$13. Puppets’ rights of spring:
a giant puppet pageant in which a group of happy, optimistic, friends are flattened by stormy weather and travel to the center of the earth to find out what on earth Mother Earth thinks she’s doing. Kaiser Park • Bayview and Neptune Avenues (617) 263–2031 puppetco@gis.net  http://puppetco-op.org  1 pm free. Transit Time capsules: Children 5 years and older explore the two bluebird cars on the museum’s platform level that traveled to the World’s Fair in Queens and learn about the Westinghouse Time Capsules will are meant to stay closed for 5000 years. New York Transit Museum  Boerum Place at Schermerhorn Street (718) 694-1600
http://www.mta.info/mta/museum 1:30 pm and Sunday 1:30 pm
Free with Museum admission. Mom’s visage: professional artist-instructors create a sketch based on a photograph of your mom you provide and lay the foundation to unleash your own artistic vision. DUMBO  33 Washington St. at Water Street •  (646) 469-7498 hello@creativelywildartstudio.com http://www.creativelywildartstudio.com 
4 pm, daily till Sunday, $49. Watery imagery: presented by the Brooklyn Arts Council, Harborlore helps families celebrate Mother’s Day with visiting a barge docked in Red Hook’s Buttermilk Channel, featuring folklore songs, stories, and dance.
Waterfront Museum and Barge • 290 Conover St. Pier 44 •  (718) 625–0080
http://www.brroklynartscouncil.org 2–4 pm, free.  Rooftop Films Summer Series till September 6. Rooftop Films is exactly that: a film organization that presents underground cinema on rooftops all over New York. The Summer Series is Rooftop’s yearly highlight (after all, it’s kind of unpleasant to sit outside on rooftops in December). Catch experimental animation atop various locations in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens through September. Screenings are followed by an after-party with a DJ and open beer-and-wine bar. rooftopfilms.com. Bronx Week May 9–19
There is a parade, festivals, live music, a unique trolley tour and, of course, the induction of the latest additions to the famous Bronx Walk of Fame. Each day celebrates a special group of people (such as mothers, veterans and seniors) or interest (arts and culture or the environment). ilovethebronx.com
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