Things to Do This Weekend for (Mostly) Free


Spring officially starts today, so go see it at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden ($8 adults, $4 seniors and kids over 12), where it’s been quietly happening for weeks (slideshow). The National Weather Service says it’s going into the seventies today and the sixties tomorrow. Indoors, there are free Saturdays at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan, El Museo del Barrio, and the Jewish Museum (where the Curious George exhibit just opened).


Stuff for the Teen Age 2010: a celebration of the New York City Teen Author Festival at the Main Branch

NYC Bhangra celebrates Holi, the festival of colors, in Dag Hammarskjold Plaza

Easter Egg Hunt, Kaiser Park

Arts, Culture & Fun: It’s a Girl Thing: spa day and activities in Red Hook Park

Ukrainian Pysanky egg decorating class at Bartow-Pell Mansion ($15)

See the new green library in Battery Park City

Did You Hear About the Morgans? in the Sony Wonder high def theater

Harlem Renaissance Tour ($15)

Stargazing in Inwood Park


68 authors at Books of Wonder’s New York City Teen Books Festival event

The Park Slope St Patrick’s Day Parade

Draft Riot & Gangs of New York tour, Green-wood cemetery ($10)

Open Mic Night, Inwood Park

All Weekend

Wimpy Kid Weekend at the Strand


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