Help heal Japan following the devastating tsunami at an art charity event in Greenpoint. [artlovejapan]
For people of the sporty variety, Randall’s Island is hosting the NYC Mayor’s Cup this Saturday and Sunday when the top athletes across five boroughs will compete in outdoor Track & Field and Lacrosse games. [nycmayorscup]
Queens County Farm celebrates spring at its Children’s Carnival this weekend with hayrides, games, food, a magic show, and rampant frolicking. [queenscountyfarm]
Tis the season to shop the farmers markets, and Brooklyn Kitchen will show you how it’s done with an enlightening behind-the-scenes tour of the McCarren Park Greenmarket—lots of cooking and drinking to follow. [brooklynkitchen]
Catch the Cherry Blossom Festival before it (and all affiliated specials) ends this weekend. [oM]
Join Transportation Alternatives and Bicycle Habitat this Sunday and support the NYC bike movement by rolling out onto the controversial Prospect Park west bike lane with your fellow city cyclists. [bicyclehabitat]
Cool camera company Lomography wants to take you on a magic school bus ride throughout top secret spots in NYC and teach you all about the lost art of shooting with film. [lomography]
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