11 Things To Do in Your Manhattan Neighborhoods This Weekend

By DNAinfo Staff | April 28, 2016 5:11pm | Updated on March 24, 2017 6:50pm

 Howl! Happening in the East Village is hosting on Friday a talk about punk rock artist Arturo Vega, known for having designed the Ramones logo.
Howl! Happening in the East Village is hosting on Friday a talk about punk rock artist Arturo Vega, known for having designed the Ramones logo.
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All Weekend

► “Ports of Call” at the Intrepid Museum

Where: The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Pier 86, at West 46th Street past 12th Avenue, Midtown
When: Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The “Ports of Call" exhibit on the Intrepid Museum’s hangar deck is showcasing stories and souvenirs from crew members who traveled on the ship. The exhibit will give visitors a chance to view “souvenirs, memorabilia, photographs, film footage and oral histories, and learn the significance of these journeys to the young sailors who formed Intrepid’s crew," according to curators.

Friday, March 17

 Teen Art Exhibit Opening at the Met

Where: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side
When: 6 to 8 p.m.

View 600 works by New York teen artists and writers, grades seven to 12, who won Scholastic Art & Writing Awards this year.  The awards program has been recognizing young artists, including Andy Warhol and Cy Twombly, since 1923. The exhibit will be open through May 29. The event is free.

► Moms Night Out at Tryon Public: Planned Parenthood Fundraiser

Where: Tryon Public House 4740 Broadway and Thayer Street, Inwood
When: 6 to 9 p.m. 

"Moms Night Out" is back for more great eats, drinks, dancing and networking fun. Join other Washington Heights and Inwood mothers for a night of great company that will also support Planned Parenthood.

► Free Screening of “Love Story” at St. Paul’s Chapel

Where: St. Paul’s Chapel, Broadway and Fulton Streets, Financial District
When: Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; movie runs from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

1970’s classic “Love Story,” starring Robert Redford and Ali McGraw, takes moviegoers down a romantic and nostalgic stroll through New York City. A discussion about New York in the 1970s will take place after the screening.

Arturo Vega's Art and Life with the Ramones

Where: Howl! Happening, 6 E. First St., East Village
When: 7 p.m.

Attend a discussion about punk rock artist Arturo Vega, known for having designed the Ramones logo, led by two of his closest friends. The talk is part of a larger retrospective on Vega's work, which will be on display at Howl! through April 20.

Saturday, March 18

► Dominican Women Writers Book Fair/Feria del Libro de Escritoras Dominicanas

Where: Comisionado Dominicano de Cultura en los Estados Unidos, 541 W. 145th St, Harlem
When: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

The Dominican Women’s Development Center invites local authors, artists and the general public to the International Book Fair of Dominican Women Writers. The opening reception will take place on Friday, March 24 at 7 p.m.

► “Move Your Curves” Workshop at the Ailey Extension

Where: The Ailey Extension, 405 W. 55th St., Hell's Kitchen
When: 7 p.m.

"Full-figured dance company” Pretty BIG Movement is hosting a workshop for “plus-sized, voluptuous women” at the Ailey Extension this weekend. Founder Akira Armstrong — who has been in two of Beyoncé’s music videos — will be the instructor, and the cost is $30 per student.

► Kid’s Clothing & Toy Swap

Where: W83, 150 W 83rd Street, Upper West Side
When: 3 to 5 p.m.

The actual swapping doesn’t begin until 4:15 p.m. at this Upper West Side event, but get there early for kids’ activities, a family photo booth and a raffle. Participants should bring at least eight items of children’s clothing, accessories, books or toys. The golden rule for contributions, according to swap organizers, is “only bring what you would like to receive yourself."  Admission for an entire family costs $20 in advance and $25 at the door.

Sunday, March 19

 Historic Walking Tour of Flatiron

Where: Southwest corner of Madison Square Park, Flatiron
When: 11 a.m.

Take in the sights and tour the historic sites of Flatiron on foot. You'll learn a thing or two about landmarks such as the Flatiron Building, the New York Life Insurance Building, the MetLife Clock Tower and the Appellate Courthouse.

 ‘Music on Madison!: Amy Beach at 150’

Where: Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, 921 Madison Ave., Upper East Side
When: 3 p.m.

Pianist Margaret Mills, mezzo-soprano Helen Karloski and the Acadian Chamber Players will honor American composer Amy Beach (1867-1944) by performing several songs for solo piano and piano trio, plus works by Ruth Schonthal.

Lino-Work by René de los Santos

Where: Indian Road Cafe 600 W 218th St., Inwood
When: Opens 9 a.m.

Come check out the grand opening of “Lino-Work,” an exhibit created by self-taught painter and printmaker René de los Santos. René de los Santos, who born and raised in the Dominican Republic, has been living in Northern Manhattan since 1980. The exhibition of his work runs from Sunday, March 26 until Saturday, April 29.

These listings were compiled by DNAinfo's Manhattan reporters Allegra Hobbs, Noah Hurowitz, Carolina Pichardo, Nicole Levy, Maya Rajamani and Shaye Weaver.