Still have no idea what to do this weekend? We’ve got you covered. Here are your best bets for a good time come five o’clock Friday:
Why Go: “The Tested,” directed by Russell Costanzo, is about how a teenager is shot dead by a policeman and how the mother and brother’s different paths of redemption and understanding lead to forgiveness. After the movie there will be a Q&A with the director and actors Aunjanue Ellis, Armando Riesco and Michael Morris.
Where/When: Grand Army Plaza, Saturday at 8 a.m.
Why Go: Grab some fresh fruits, meats, seafood, veggies and wine at this year-round, weekly farmer's market. You can also drop off your textiles at GrowNYC's Textile Recycling and drop off your compost at GrowNYC Compost Collection.
Where/When: Prospect Park W & 9th St, Saturday, 12 p.m.
Why Go: There are more than 250 species of birds in Prospect Park, you’re bound to see a couple!
Why Go: In her new novel, “The Taste of Salt,” the award-winning novelist tells the story of a family tested to the limits by an unending cycle of addiction over the course of two generations.
Why Go: Philadelphia's Hoots & Hellmouth blend the “twisted roots” of American music in to “a fierce and fiery alchemy”. Come see the show and drink! Concert is 21 and older.
Why Go: “Let’s Stay Together,” directed by Joshua Bee Alafia, a young man embarks on a mission to better understand the role of black men and their families, after he has a premonition that a new Rev. Al Green album could save the family unit. Followed by a Q&A with the director.