March 23: HUNGER GAMES!!
and again, HUNGER GAMES!!
March 23: DIY Delivery
Craving dumplings but not delivery? Haven’s Kitchen is offering a dumpling cooking class that will teach you the intricacies of the Chinese stuffed treats. Tickets to the class are a little more than your average delivery fee but the skills you’ll master on dumplings, gyoza and more will save you from your future delivery woes. Haven’s Kitchen, 109 West 17th Street, 6:30- 9:30 PM 212 929 7900
March 23- 24: hahahahahaha
This weekend marks the inaugural NYC Improv Festival hosted by the Peoples Improv Theater. Head on over to the groups new Gramercy digs to catch some of the nest laughs NYC has to offer. For complete festival info visit nycimprovfest.com. Peoples Improv Theater, 123 East 24th Street, Fri 6- 11:59 PM, Sat 5- 11:59 PM, prices vary
March 25: It’s Matzah Time
Get your Passover prep started with a day of Passover food preparation through NYC’s original Jewish neighborhood. The Lower East Side nosh and stroll will take you to Streit’s Matzos Shop, the Pickle Guys and more. To purchase your $15 tickets click here. Museum at Eldridge Street, 12 Eldridge Street, 11 AM- 4 PM
March 25- April 7: flowers here, flowers there, flowers flowers everywhere
Spring begins at full speed with the 38th Annual Macy’s Flower Show. This year’s theme (and seemingly the theme for everything this year) Brasil: Gardens in Paradise will feature exotic plants brought in from the South American country. The flowers will come together to represent different aspects of Brazil’s lush landscape, from the wild Amazon rainforest to the vivacious city of Rio de Janiero. So if you can’t make it to Brazil this year, make it to Macy’s instead. Macy’s Herald Square, 151 West 34th Street, Mon- Sat 10 AM- 9:30 PM, Sun 11 AM- 8:30 PM
March 27: 10 Years of Street Food
To celebrate 10 years of New York City street vendor rights, the Street Vendor Project will be hosting a vendy celebration. Head down to Judson Memorial Church in Washington Square this Tuesday to sample tasty morsels from past Vendy Award winners. Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Square South, 7- 10 PM, $50, tickets here