Samantha Pleet Yard SaleOpening Fri. June 12 | 6 to 9 pm and running through the weekend @ Concrete + Water, 485 Driggs Ave., Williamsburg, Brooklyn Drinks margaritas and cold beer while you shop the spring 2015 collection at 20% off as well as selections from the archives including one of a kind pieces, samples, lots of Wolverine by SP shoes and boots, vintage, even props you may have seen in Samantha's lookbooks, all for a bargain!
Electronics Recycling with the LES Ecology Center
Renegade Craft Fair Pop-upSaturdays in June | 11 am to 6 pm @ East River State Park, Williamsburg, Brooklyn The ridiculously popular Renegade Craft Fair Pop-Ups will be staging a series of pop-ups every Saturday outdoors this June at the lovely East River State Park, right next to Smorgasburg. As always, they will feature a thoughtfully curated selection of today’s finest independent Makers. Check out this year’s line up of 350+ talented Makers, Artists, workshops and more here. Lauren Simkin Berke will be dispensing drawings, hand-lettered notes and transcriptions with influence and inspiration from the crowd each Saturday as a nice handcrafted memento of your day on the waterfront. At the June 27th Pop-Up, Melissa Diaz, invites attendees to enter and explore her interactive hut, where attendees can weave and blend their own creations onto the structure using materials on-hand. More info.
Mini FacialsStarting Sat. June 13 | 1 to 4 pm and thereafter bi-weekly on Saturdays The natural and organic beauty store Bottega Organica is hosting complimentary mini facial treatments at their West Village flagship store! These 10-minute skin-soothing facials are customized according to skin type (also performed by a local licensed esthetician) and will leave you looking positively radiant. They'll include a free lip balm of your choice (soothing St. John’s wort, refreshing peppermint, or nourishing vanilla) with any $200+ purchase on each Saturday they do these treatments. Plus, they’ll provide organic Chardonnay from their sister restaurant Quartino and their signature organic herbal hot teas. To book your appointment, send a note to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “Mini facial appointment!” with a preferred time.
Pop Up Repair
Pop Up Repair traverses the city to challenge our buy-use-discard habits by helping to fix our household items, favorite clothing, family heirlooms, and more. They'll be back at select Greemarkets this month. Visit www.popuprepair.com for more details and a great video about why they do what they do.Inwood: Saturdays, 8am-2pm Drop off broken stuff: June 6 and 13 Pick up fixed stuff: June 13 and 20 Columbia University:Sundays, 8am-2pm Drop off broken stuff: June 7 and 14 Pick up fixed stuff: June 14 and 21 Carroll Gardens:Sundays, 8am-3pm Drop off broken stuff: June 7 and 14 Pick up fixed stuff: June 14 and 21 Sunnyside: Saturdays, 8am-3pm Drop off broken stuff: June 6 and 13 Pick up fixed stuff: June 14 and 21
Rooftop Farm YogaEvery Mon. | 6:30 to 7:30 pm @ Brooklyn Grange, Navy Yard, Brooklyn Every Monday head to the roof for some fresh air and loosen up with Sarah Schumann of Prospect Heights’ Shambhala Yoga and Dance Center. These asana sessions are open to practitioners of all levels. Classes will be held on the Brooklyn Grange's spacious paved patio at dusk, so that attendees can enjoy the herb-scented breeze as the sun sets behind the Manhattan skyline. Tickets are $15
The Seed ExperienceJune 20 and 21 This two-day festival will be filled with leading national brands and best-of-class local merchants featuring, sampling and selling their delicious plant-based foods, and environment-friendly, cruelty-free products and services. And the most inspirational roster of speakers yet will be presenting and holding workshops that will empower and introduce you to a plant-based way of life, and answering any of your questions. Tickets $30 - $100
Sustainable Seafood WeekJune 22 thru 28 Village Fishmonger and Future of Fish are putting together this year’s third annual Sustainable Seafood Week (SSW), including everything from an oyster farm tour to a sushi pop-up. Some events are free, including a Bluemarket at Union Square Greenmarket on the evening of the 26th. Most of the dinners range from $45—$85, and there’s something for everyone: programming ranges from oyster trivia to a local seafood class. Tickets and more info about each event can be found here. Some highlights:
- Widow’s Hole Oyster Farm Tour (Greenport, Long Island)
- Supper Club at Luke’s Lobster (Manhattan)
- Sustainable Seafood Showcase with Mayanoki Sushi Pop-Up
- Wednesday, June 24: “Bait to the Plate” Lecture and Tasting Hosted by Chef Kerry Heffernan and Author Paul Greenberg
- Cooking Local Seafood Class With Natural Gourmet Institute, Sea to Table and Chef Mirijana of Wild Feast Foods
- The Bluemarket at Union Square Park with GrowNYC