The weekend is upon and the weather seems to be holding up so far! While it may be chilly, these next few days present an opportunity to get out of your home and do some adventuring around.
Perhaps start with…
Friday, Feb. 21
Oreo Slide in Herald Square
Slide down milk’s favorite slide all day Friday and pick your favorite variety of the creamy cookie by choosing a corresponding lane on the slide. Open all day from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Marilyn Monroe Gallery
Head to HGU Hotel at 34 E. 32nd Street for Bert Stern’s The Red Party exhibit which will donate proceeds to Australian Wildfire relief. Open all day.
American Cuisine Talk
Archestratus Books + Foods at 160 Huron Street in Brooklyn will be hosting a discussion on how U.S. cuisine became the way it is today with Q & A opportunities. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
MK kicks off his “Desire” tour at Schimanski
Known for his breakout track “17,” MK will start his tour in Brooklyn at Schimanski club at 54 N 11th Street in Brooklyn.
Saturday, Feb. 22
NYC Beer Week Opening Bash
Head to the Brooklyn Expo Center at 72 Noble Street in Greenpoint as NYC beer week starts brewing up. Times and prices vary.
African Pop Up Festival
MIST Harlem at 46 West 116th Street is hosting this nod to the “sounds, style, and taste of Africa” in celebration of Black History Month. 12-7:00 p.m.
Spiritual Art Market
Catland at 987 Flushing Avenue will be holding vendors that “provide creative energy to inspire, heal, and connect” from 12-6:00 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 23
West African Dance Class
This introductory class at Cumbe: Center for African and Diaspora Dance at 1368 Fulton Street will both teach you and make you more confident on the dance floor. 12:30to 2 p.m.
Weirdo Painting Class
This BYOB friendly event at Cult Party’s 53 Waterbury Street location in Brooklyn is where you’ll get to paint “weird and whimsical creatures in a fun, friendly and colorful boutique setting.” 3 to 4:30 p.m.
Grand Bazaar Vintage Pop Up
Head on over to 100 W. 77th Street to browse through vintage-style lamps, mid-century furniture, rugs, antiques, vinyl, collectible cameras, and more are ready and wanting to go home with you. Jewelry, handbags, denim, accessories, posters, tees and vintage oddities will also be there from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.