Thurs. June 5, 6pm
Head over to Brooklyn Brewery for a festival of rare beers poured by the people who brew them themselves. Most of these brews you would normally never find outside of the brewery. The Queens Kickshaw will be crafting a menu to accompany the beers. For more information, click here.
Sun. June 8, 12pm
Check out this free event, a cross-cultural celebration of the Jewish & Chinese communities in the Lower East Side/Chinatown neighborhoods. There will be Chinese opera, Yiddish & Chinese language lessons, synagogue tours, crafts, folk art and, of course, food! For more information, click here.
Sat. June 7, 11am
Take the 6 train up to Spanish Harlem for the annual 116th St. festival. The giant street party will have live performances throughout the day, fried Latin food specialties, fresh Puerto Rican piraguas (similar to snow cones) and people dancing everywhere you go. For more information, click here.
June 7-8, 10am
This annual interactive art event on Governers Island is completely run by volunteers. You'll see sculptures, art installations, listen to live music, dance and check out the mini golf course and, of course, their famous new hammocks! For more information, click here.