Weekend events galore

Saturday: Prospect Park and Central Park architect lecture and tour.  Olmsted and Vaux’s Brooklyn Masterpiece, 2:00PM Central Library, Dweck Center. Willifest Festival featuring film premieres, music, panels, and one huge block party.Grand St. between Roebling Street and Driggs Avenue. http://www.willifest.com   10 am–6 pm. Digital arts: A day of panel discussions with artists, curators, and writers working in new media and digital arts, workshops on art and technology, and an exhibition of work from eight Brooklyn digital art galleries. Pratt Institute • 215 Willoughby Ave. between Emerson Place and Hall Street  http://phatt-b.tumblr.com 10 am–6 pm, free. World-wide day of play Presented by Nickelodeon, the day offers games, football and tennis drills, dance, stepping and double dutch as well as arts and entertainment. Prospect Park – Nethermead • Ocean Ave. and Empire Blvd. http://www.nick.com/thebighelp/road-to-wwdop 10 am–4 pm free. Health and Harvest Fair featuring healthy living resources, music, cooking demos at Underhill Avenue and St. John’s Place Noon–4 pm, free. Skate night: Bring your own skates to the Brooklyn Lyceum $5 at 227 Fourth Ave. at President Street for many days. http://www.brooklynlyceum.com Friends of Morningside – Family Festival 12:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. Facepainting, balloon art, puppets, and musical entertainment all afternoon. The event will culminate at 8pm with the second annual Morningside Lights parade of large participant-made paper mache lanterns. Morningside Pond in Morningside Park. Jazz at Lincoln Center jalc.org.  Queens County Fair, Saturday and Sunday. Take in pie-eating and corn-husking contests, hayrides, carnival rides and a real, old-fashioned midway. At the Amazing Maize Maze, where you’ll need to solve puzzles to find your way out. Music, edibles and kids’ activities round out the weekend’s festivities. queensfarm.org.

Sunday: The Bronx Native American Festival 12:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. There are performances, exhibits, arts and crafts, delicious food, storytelling, nature programs, and more. Guests of all ages will enjoy the ability to interact with many of the performances and activities, while learning about the traditions and lifestyles of such Native groups such as the Taino, Seminole, and more. South Picnic Area in Pelham Bay Park. The south picnic area is located adjacent to the dog run and is accessible from Middletown Road and Stadium Ave and free. Last day for the San Gennaro Festival. Singers listed at http://www.sangennaro.org/ There at Hester Street and port-a-potties on Hester Street and Baxter Street.


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