Don't have any weekend plans? We're here to help.

There are plenty of reasons to get out of the apartment and into the summer air on your days off. (Or, out of the heat and into air conditioning.)

Here are our picks for things to do in your city this weekend.

Free fireworks at Coney Island (Aug. 18)

Coney Island boasts a free fireworks display every
Coney Island boasts a free fireworks display every Friday through Labor Day, so enjoy the summer weather while it's still here and head down to the beach. Grab a drink at the newly opened Kitchen 21 rooftop bar while you're there. Fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m., West 10th Street, nycgovparks.org (Credit: Jim McDonnell)

Buku at The Knitting Factory (Aug. 19)

Electronic dance music performer Buku, whose hit
Electronic dance music performer Buku, whose hit "Front to Back" cracked Spotify's Global Viral 50 list in 2016, is bringing the party to Williamsburg this weekend. The Knitting Factory is the third stop on his American tour, which stretches into November. Tickets start at $15, 361 Metropolitan Ave., bk.knittingfactory.com (Credit: Buku)

Dessert Goals (Aug. 19 and 20)

The third installation of this tremendously popular dessert
The third installation of this tremendously popular dessert festival sold out within 30 minutes. But if you were one of the lucky ones who scored tickets before it was too late, don't forget to bring your sweet tooth to Williamsburg. Dessert Goals will feature treats from all your faves -- like Mini Melanie, Black Tap and Cupcake Market. 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Dobbin Street, dessertgoals.com (Credit: Dessert Goals)

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Yoga in Central Park (Aug. 20)

Wind down after your busy Saturday with a
Wind down after your busy Saturday with a beginner-friendly yoga class in Central Park's Sheep's Meadow Transverse. You'll want to bring a mat, towel and snack to the 60-minute session. No judgments if you're not feeling the downward dog and just want to spend the hour chilling in Shavasana, the relaxation pose. 2:30 to 4 p.m., 1802 65th St., free, eventbrite.com (Credit: iStock)

Garden tour at Randall’s Island Park (Aug. 20)

Sure, flowers are beautiful, but you'll appreciate them
Sure, flowers are beautiful, but you'll appreciate them a whole lot more after you join in on this tour of Water's Edge Garden. An expert from Randall's Island Park Alliance's horticulture department leads this afternoon stroll. 2 p.m., Randall's Island Park, Fields 62 and 63, free, randallsisland.org (Credit: Randall's Island Park Alliance)

'The Government Inspector' (through Aug. 20)

Nikolai Gogol's comic case of mistaken identity run
Nikolai Gogol's comic case of mistaken identity run amok has moved from the Duke on 42nd Street (where it enjoyed a critically acclaimed run) to another Off-Broadway theater for an extended encore. The 1836 satire of wacky Russian villagers stars Michael Urie (pictured with Talene Monahon). (New World Stages, 340 W. 50th St., $75-$95, redbulltheater.com) (Credit: Carol Rosegg)

‘Dirty Dancing’ at Bryant Park (Aug. 21)

Nobody puts Bryant Park in the corner. The
Nobody puts Bryant Park in the corner. The '60s-set film starring Jennifer Grey (Baby) and Patrick Swayze (Johnny) will screen under the stars in the midtown park. So, bring a blanket and snack on some eats from local vendors while you have the time of your life on a Monday night. 5 to 11 p.m., The Lawn at Bryant Park, 42nd Street and Fifth Avenue, free, bryantpark.org (Credit: Vestron Pictures)

Kayak across the Hudson (through Oct. 9)

Get outside and enjoy the sunny skies as
Get outside and enjoy the sunny skies as you float across the Hudson River. Downtown Boathouse is offering open kayaking through the summer, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 9. You'll get to spend 20 minutes out on the water for free. The last boat goes out a half hour before closing. (Pier 26, downtownboathouse.org) (Credit: Julienne Schaer)

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