Weekend events

Saturday: FIDO in Prospect Park meetup. Bring your canine for free goodies and learn about off-leash activities. 7–9 am. Prospect Park’s Long Meadow near the Picnic House • Prospect Park West near Fifth Street. Bagel Bark 7:30 a.m.–9:00 a.m. Come meet the Park’s vibrant dog-loving community and join the discussion about how you (and your dog) can play a vital role in maintaining the Park as a friendly place for all to use. Refreshments and doggie biscuits have been generously provided by Le Pain Quotidien at the Wollman Rink in Central Park. State Street Fair: Featuring games, pony rides, face painting, live music, performances, and Mediterranean food. 355 State St. between Hoyt and Bond Streets http://www.stmicholascathedral.org 11 am. 6th Annual Moustache & Beard Competition 6:00 PM 1208 Surf Avenue. Facial hair of all kinds will be battling it out for the coveted Coney Island Fez’s. Before the event and on Saturday, tag your photos with #ConeyFez. 20 tickets in advance. http://shop.coneyisland.com/cgi-bin/commerce.cgi?preadd=action&key=159 Peggy O’Neill’s Bar Musicfest 1904 Surf Ave, Brooklyn. 3:30 PM. Live heavy metal music all afternoon. New York Restoration Project Domino Tournament 12:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Teams from our community gardens will showcase their domino skills to see who will take home the championship trophy. Trophies go to 1st and 2nd place teams, and all participants will receive a medal. El Catano Community Garden 171 East 110 St Manhattan, Floating Kabarette featuring aerial and acrobatic feats, a late-night dance party, and more. Galapagos Art Space • 16 Main St. at Water Street http://www.galapagosartspace.com 10:30 pm $25 ($20 in advance).

Sunday: Summer on the Hudson: 11th Annual West Side County Fair
1:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m. Enjoy county fair magic in Manhattan and celebrate the change of seasons with carnival rides and games, 4 live bands, sideshow performers, aerialists, reptile shows, green market, and “Green Acre” environmental corner, with hands-on activities for kids about environmental awareness, green living, and animal care. On the Plaza: Sideshow and aerial acts by The Lady Circus. Pier I in Riverside Park South – 68th to 70th Streets, NY. Celebrating Our Seniors – A Walk Through Time 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. Join this afternoon of oral histories, crafts, interactive activities, music, and dance. All ages are welcome. You can participate in as much or as little of the event as you like, at your own leisure. Advance registration is free. Sign up today at: http://www.anyf.org/celebrateseniors at the Bandshell in Prospect Park, Brooklyn. Verdi Square Festival of the Arts 5:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m. A concert of his arias performed by students from the New England Conservatory. All are welcome to attend. Verdi Square Broadway and 73rd Street, Manhattan. “Fashion Studies” An exhibition of garments, accessories, paintings, video, and installations by 15 fashion faculty at the school. Pratt Institute • 200 Willoughby Ave. at Steuben Street exhibits@pratt.edu Weekdays, 9 am–5 pm, Saturdays, Noon–5 pm until Thursday, Dec. 12, free.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s