Hear ye, hear ye! This weekend’s temperatures are predicted to be more bearable! Sunday even comes with a chance of clouds — to prevent that vitamin-D overdose. Now, back to your scheduled weekend recommendations.
Saturday, July 30
Help maintain the green in Greenpoint. The Brooklyn Greenway Initiative is hosting a Street Tree Stewardship this Saturday at 10 a.m. Anyone and everyone is welcome to show our neighborhood trees some TLC! Meet at the southeast corner of West Street and Greenpoint Avenue.
Daisies Burgers and Ebbs Brewing Company are collaborating this Saturday to bring you their take on the classic beer + burger combo. Swing by the brewery (182 North 8th Street) between 1 – 6 p.m. and get that satisfying meat sandwich swung at you.
Where are my Queen Bee fans? Bar Schimmi (60 North 11th Street) — part of Schimanski nightclub — is paying tribute to Beyonce’s new album.
Renaissance: A Beyoncé Tribute will start this Saturday at 10 p.m. and go all the way till Sunday 4 a.m. Dance to the Queen’s new tunes and other greatest hits. Whether you’re a single lady or someone who’s already crazy in love — get in on this weekend dance break. Tickets available here.
Sunday, July 31
Cuffie Ridge Vegan Café (154 Huron Street), relatively new Jamaican inspired cafe and juice bar in Greenpoint, will be open this Sunday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. You will be greeted by Ashé, who hails from Jamaica and is warmly passionate about what he serves. Check out that smile in person this Sunday.
Shibori is the Japanese technique of resist dyeing with indigo to create beautiful geometric and organic patterns on fabric. Each ticket comes with a pre roll and a small item to dye. Of course, you are welcome to bring your own textiles! Limited tickets available here.
Friend of All Glass (89 Freeman Street) is bringing back their Intro to Stained Glass classes!
Back by popular demand, you can learn to make your own sun-catchers from scratch. Choose from their Saturday or Sunday class options, both running from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Your ticket will also come with lunch from Cafe Alula. Secure your spot here!
Ahhh. The Greenpoint life is a good life…wouldn’t you folks agree?