s_pleetSamantha Pleet Yard Sale

Opening 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!

ewasteElectronics Recycling with the LES Ecology Center

Responsibly recycle unwanted or broken electronics (no appliances such as microwaves or refrigerators).  Learn more.

Saturday, June 13East Elmhurst
10am-4pm, Jackson Heights Shopping Center Parking Lot
77th St b/t 30th & 31st Aves

Sunday, June 14Upper West Side
10am-4pm, Columbus Ave at 110th St

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Renegade Craft Fair Pop-up

Saturdays 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 hereLauren 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.

Processed with VSCOcam with s1 presetMini Facials

Starting 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 info@bottegaorganica.com with the subject “Mini facial appointment!” with a preferred time.

popuprepairPop 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

Farm-to-Yoga-300x200Rooftop Farm Yoga

Every 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-2015-LogoThe Seed Experience

June 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

oystersSustainable Seafood Week

June 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:

More information

bhoomkiPlant Styling with Tess Palma-Martinez of Forage + Sundry

Tues. June 23 | 7 to 9 pm @ Bhoomki Home, 237 Fifth Avenue (b/n President and Carroll), Park Slope, Brooklyn

Ever wondered how to make a stunning hanging terrarium? Tess can show you how at a class at the sustainable home boutique, Bhoomki. You’ll leave with 3-4 air plants in a 6″ x 6″ glass orb, and all the sundries that go with it like decorative accents, foraged bark and twigs, and hanging rope. Plus, you get 10% off all full-price merchandise at Bhoomki Home.

Price: $98/per person

Melissa Joy Manning x The Style Line Launch Party

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abcchocChocolate 101 with Askinosie Chocolate

Fri. June 26 | noon @ ABC Home, 888 Broadway, Union Square, Manhattan

Chocolate tastings & conversation with Lawren Askinosie, who, with her father, has created Askinosie Chocolate, a six-time international chocolate award winner. Lawren will guide you through a full chocolate tasting and chocolate palette tour. She will share the global, bean-to-bar process of creating their superb chocolate, as well as share stories with us from their inspiring Chocolate University program. Askinosie Chocolate is the only chocolate to practice direct trade on four continents.

Tickets are $32. Each participant receives a box of chocolates as part of the ticket price.

dreamweaving2Dreamweaving Workshop

Sun. June 28 | 2 to 4 pm @ Transmitter Park, Greenpoint

Join Freeheart Project for an inspiring, peaceful afternoon of dreamweaving by the water. Native American culture believes the dream catcher absorbs your dreams, channeling positive dreams down to the person below, while negative dreams expire when struck by the sun. This class will teach you about sacred traditions and guide the creation of you very own dream catcher, made with spring cherry blossom branches and cruelty-free feathers. Workshops are led by Ashley Glynn, an artist and creative spirit who is inspired by her deep connection to the natural world, Native American heritage, and mysticism. All materials and snacks are included, but please bring any special items you would like to incorporate in your own unique dreamweaving (stones, feathers, sticks, charms, ribbons, etc.)

Tickets are $50. *Sign up before 6/21/15 to receive a free crystal to use in the dream catcher!

goodbeerGood Beer

Thurs. July 30th | 6 to 9 pm @ Hudson Mercantile500 West 36th Street, Manhattan

Edible Manhattan is pairing up your favorite craft breweries with some of the most delicious food from the city’s most talented chefs and food artisans, including Brooklyn BreweryCommunal Oven & EarthGramercy TavernHeartland BreweryJimmy’s No. 43KelSo BreweryMonument LaneWhole Foods MarketFire CiderGreen Mountain EnergyWölffer Estate VineyardRadeberger and more … And this year, attendees will be able to purchase bottles or cans of their favorite beers to take home.

Tickets are $45 to $75

If there’s anything I forgot, let me know in the comments!