The week is finally over, T.G.I.F!
It’s first weekend of April, which means it’s the perfect time to get active on your weekend.
Wanna get boozed up? We got you covered with National Beer Day Bar Crawl, Cocktail class, to Bloody Mary Festival.
How about keep your weekend funky with the Grammy-winning indie band The War on Drugs or David Bowie Exhibition in Brooklyn?
In this city, you'll have a great time no matter what you do, but here's some suggestions that we found particularly noteworthy.
The Egg House (195 Chrystie Street)
The Egg House is an egg-themed pop-up space in NYC that you can’t miss. It’s like a mini Disney World with full of dreams and fantasies in six different rooms.
Be immersed in the imagination and dreams of an egg.
Enjoy colorful installations, interactive design, and “eggcellent” treats. Click the link to grab your tickets, and head on an eggventure!
Friday, April 6th
National Beer Day Bar Crawl with Stoe & Sierra Nevada (302 West 51st St @ 5 PM)
Are you a beer snob, beer geek, or just a fan? First Friday’s Pub Crawl is celebrating National Beer day by hosting two classic breweries from California Stone Brewing Company and the Sierra Nevada.
You get to hit up some awesome Hell’s Kitchen spots with drink specials and giveaways, open bar ticket and be there from 5 to 9 PM to take full advantage of it.
First Fridays! Havana Film Festival: De Puerto Rico Para el Mundo (The Bronx Museum of Arts @ 6 PM)
Havana, ohh na-na
This Friday the Bronx Museum of Arts is hosting Havana Film Festival: a screening of De Puerto Rico Para el Mundo (From Puerto Rico to the World), and ode to the Puerto Rican diaspora by Carlitos Ruiz and Mariem Perez.
Flaco Navaja & the Razor Blades will also be performing a few tunes, the night is going to be suavemente!
ThinkOlio: The Importance of Being Two (Strand Bookstore @ 7PM)
Professor Michael Haltenberger, professor of Comparative Religion at Hunter College for over a decade, will introduce his “The Master and His Emissary.” An explanation on current neuroscience and an in-depth history of the Western world.
Haltenberger will discuss time and the cultural shifts as a reflection of hemisphere activity.
Swing by the rare books room for lively conversation and complimentary beer.
Star Gazing at Carl Schurz Park (Carl Schurz Park 157 East End Ave @ 8:30 PM)
Feel like you’re always staring at a screen?
Give your eyes from the LED, and look up to the night sky tonight (if the rain stops)
The Amateur Astronomers Association of NY is hosting an observation event at Carl Schurz Park to see Jupiter rising between the buildings of Manhattan.
In the late evening, Leo and Ursa Major will take the overheard spots with Arcturus climbing the eastern sky.
Saturday, April 7th
Heart for Art Tour (Chelsea and Lower East Side @ 12 PM)
Love Art but don’t know where to start? Explore Manhattan art districts, Chelsea and the Lower East Side with Heart for Art Institute.
During the two hour tour you’ll view the most influential shows of the season; stopping by big names (Gagosian and Zwirner) as well as pop up galleries and emerging spaces.
There’s even an option to gain behind the scenes access and discuss the shows with their curators.
Target First Saturday: David Bowie! (Brooklyn Museum @ 5 PM)
We miss David Bowie.
It’s the first Saturday of the month and the party at Brooklyn Museum is going down Bowie style.
Swing by to grab a signed copy of Simon Cirtchley’s Bowie (2014), create your Bowie-inspired painting, and sketch from live models dressed as David Bowie.
The playlist will be Bowie packed so Put on your red shoes and dance the blues. Lets dance! Let’s sway!
Space may be limited entries, so plan your trip in advance!
Cocktail Class at the Park Central (Park Lounge Bar @ 3 PM)
Learn a few party tricks, or just the secret to the perfect martini for you and your friends.
The Park Central Hotel is holding an afternoon of mixology with their cocktail class.
Highgate F&B manager Jason Bodoy will teach you the secrets to make delicious cocktails and fancy tricks to wow your friends.
Shake up your weekly routine with an exciting lesson in mixology and start your Saturday!
Sunday, April 8th
The Blood Mary Festival (Grand Prospect Hall)
Brunch without booze is just a sad breakfast.
Grand Prospect Hall is having a very delicious Sunday brunch party…a Bloody Mary Festival!
2 and half hour long with unlimited sensational bloody marys with yummy food and drinks from local companies.
Of course, there will be live music and people you want to mingle with. So, hit your friends up and get daily serving of veggies.
Wait, Bloody Mary’s do count as a veggie, right?😂
Women's Half Marathon Preview Run (10 Columbus Circle @ 9AM)