Workin' for the Weekend
Events and Activities for Your Upcoming Weekend by Elyse Eversman
Looking for something new and exciting to do this weekend?
Get up and get out with this guide to events and activities for your upcoming weekend
Friday, June 15th
Down & Derby - Roller Disco
6pm - 1am
138 Willoughby St, at Flatbush Ave Ext
Skates are limited so get there EARLY, or bring your own.
SKATES ARE NOT GURANTEED
Guys: Knee High Tube Socks, Neon Tanktops, Headbands, Wristbands, Fros and Flattops
Ladies: Thighs of Steel on Two Inch Wheels, with Striped Short Shorts to seal the deal
The NYC syndicate of this skating soiree serves up all the tube-sock-and-headband madness you can handle, this time in the great outdoors—specifically, the pop-up art-and-shop space Dekalb Market. Rok One and DJ Nugget serve as the night's roller-boogie beatsmiths.
To RSVP visit www.downandderby.org
Saturday, June 16th
The 7th Annual Jazz Age Lawn Party (Satuday AND Sunday)
11am – 5pm
Michael Arenella and His Dreamland Orchestra cast a magical spell of hot jazz and open-air merriment This Jazz-Age Lawn party brings you back in time to the 1920s for a rollicking and delightful afternoon rendezvous of live music and dance, instruction in period dances, picnicking, and games.
This event requires tickets. They are $15 in advance. Children under 12 are free. For more information, visit www.dreamlandorchestra.com
Summer on the Hudson: Globesonic DJ Dance Party
2:30 pm- 10:30 pm
Pier I, Manhattan
Join hundreds of partygoers at our GlobeSonic on the Hudson open-air summer dance party, and dance the night away with the GlobeSonic Sound System DJs and drummers.
For more info click here.
Sunday, June 17th - Father's Day
New York Hall of Science Celebrates National GeekDad Day
New York Hall of Science
47-01 111th Street
Queens, NY 11368
$11 for adults, $8 for children ages 2-17.
Hit the museum's outdoor inventors' studio to mess around with old building materials, tools and a variety of loose parts. Who knows: Maybe dad and the kids will create something cool! Recommended for ages 6 – 14. Free with NYSCI admission.
Part of WIRED magazine's National GeekDad Day, where families can celebrate Father's Day with cool activities and experiments that will help jumpstart a lifelong love of science and technology.
Check it out: http://www.nysci.org/visit/events/event/geekdad
Father's Day Scavenger Hunt
New York Historical Society
170 Central Park West at Richard Gilder Way (77th Street)
New York, NY 10024
$5 for children ages 7-13, free for kids under 7.
In honor of Father’s Day, the New York Historical Society’s DiMenna Children's History Museum hosts a family scavenger hunt designed just for dads. Free with paid admission: $15 for adults
For more details click here.