How are y’all dealing with this heatwave?? I hope you’ve been making full use of the city’s resources to stay amply cool! Tempting it might be, we hope you don’t stay in your AC-ed up apartment all weekend. Let’s get you thinking about those weekend plans.
Saturday, July 23
You don’t want to miss Catbird’s Tiny Block Party this Saturday. Find the flock at Catbird Williamsburg (108 North 7th Street), from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
You will be greeted by a bake sale, with all proceeds going to the Center for Reproductive Rights. There will also be an ASPCA cat adoption, vintage shopping by @arcadeshops and a book swap with @girlsatlibrary. Should you feel like it, you can also walk home with a new piece of Catbird jewelry!
Kingsland Wildflowers (520 Kingsland Avenue) is partnering with NOoSPHERE Arts this Saturday to bring you the 6th Annual Kingsland Wildflowers Festival. This free event will run from 4 – 8 p.m. Enjoy a fun summer evening of hands-on activities, art, entertainment and of course flora fun! Find out more and RSVP here.
Pipe Up Comedy is back with their comedy show this Saturday, 7 p.m. Hosted by Hemp Lab NYC (125 India Street), you’re promised an evening of laughter by some of the best comics in the city while enjoying a free can of @drinkflyers and preroll from Hemp Lab. Check out the lineup below and get your tickets here.
Sunday, July 24
Fun indoor activity suggestion – stopping by Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Avenue) this Sunday for a good’ol game of bowling?? Family Bowl hours are 1 – 6 p.m.
Bonus. You could swing by an hour earlier with your little ones – 12 p.m. – to enjoy a musical set by The Rock and Roll Playhouse. The band will be playing the music of the Dave Matthews Band!
Sign up for one or both events here.
After getting your fair dose of indoor activity, head on over to Greenpoint Terminal Market (2 Noble Street) for your vitamin-D infused outdoor dance party – Hot Honey Sundays! Starting at 2 p.m., dance to your heart’s content for free and BYOB.
Last Place on Earth (531 Graham Avenue) is our beloved neighborhood board games cafe! Stop by this weekend with your Dungeons & Dragons team or book a themed party with them. The possibilities are endless. DM them here.
Pueblo Querido Coffee Roasters (698 Manhattan Avenue, 34 North 6th Street, 195 Greenpoint Avenue) is looking to hire! If you or a friend is looking for a caffeinated summer job, hit up Christian@pqcoffeeroasters.com
Did this list of compelling events get you motivated to confront the 96 F weekend heat? Embrace the swelter while it lasts!