"The Goonies" At Tribeca Drive-In
Where: World Financial Center, 200 Vesey Street; (212) 941-2400
When: Friday, 8PM
Marking the beginning of outdoor movie season and the Tribeca Film Festival, organizers of the Tribeca Drive-In invite you to a free screening of "The Goonies" at the World Financial Center along the Hudson River. Show starts at 8PM but arrive early, as seating is first-come, first-served starting at 6PM.
Affordable Art Fair
Where: 7W New York, 7 West 34th Street, (212) 255-2003
Young collectors and emerging artists convene at the Affordable Art Fair this weekend. Started twelve years ago, the event provides a spin on the traditional art fair model by creating welcoming, accessible access to the contemporary art world.
Scrabble for Cheaters
Where: 826NYC, 372 Fifth Avenue, Brooklyn; (718) 499-9884
When: Saturday, 12PM
Price: $50 registration fee
Scrabble gets a little help from some famous players including Peter Dinklage, John Hodgman, Jonathan Marc Sherman, and Michael Showalter who will be dropping by Dave Egger's 826NYC organization to raise money for public school students in the city. Want to play? Sign up here!
Where: Webster Hall, 125 East 11th Street; (212) 353-1600
When: Saturday, 7PM
Price: $40 in advance, $45 day of show
Grammy-award winning and Obama favorite, Esperanza Spalding, takes to the stage at Webster Hall on Saturday for a dynamic, jazz infused evening, as she performs her critically acclaimed album "Chamber Music Society."
"Make a Salad" at The High Line
Where: High Line, Chelsea Market Passage on the High Line at West 16th Street; (212) 206-9922
When: Sunday, 10AM-12PM
Artist Alison Knowles performs her iconic "Make a Salad" event at The High Line, where Knowles will cut up a ton of vegetables to create a giant salad for audience members to collectively eat post-performance. Live music will accompany the salad making!
Dazed And Confused Brunch
Where: Nitehawk Cinema, 136 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn; (718) 384-3980
When: Sunday, 12:15PM
Skip the usual brunch spot this weekend and head over to Nitehawk for a screening of "Dazed and Confused," where you can enjoy delectables from "The Breakfast Club" brunch menu and movie-themed cocktails.
Spring in Kings at Pok Pok
Where: Pok Pok, 127 Columbia Street, Brooklyn; (718) 923-9322
When: Sunday, 1PM-4PM
Price: $50 for one ticket, $85 for two
Celebrate the much anticipated, New York opening of Andy Ricker's Thai joint, Pok Pok, with an afternoon garden party featuring snacks from the restaurant and gin from New York Distilling Company. More on Pok Pok below: