Learn to forage, and 15 more ways to pick through your weekend

You never know when those foraging skills with come in handy

1. See VickiKristinaBARCELONA perform at Bar Lunatico. We hear they’re more fun than the film. (Friday)

2. Memoirist Dale Peck talks foresight and hindsight at the BookCourt release of Visions and Revisions. (Friday)

3. Bring your side piece to Amor Prohibido and celebrate the fact that Selena’s music just never gets old. (Friday)

4. Greenpoint’s Aviv is trying their hand at this “stand-up comedy” thing, and they have a great lineup, including Chris Gethard-wrestler and funny joke teller Joe Pera. (Friday)

5. Save up on money for booze by upping your foraging game at this Green-Wood Cemetery tour, which will hopefully only feature plant-based scavenging. (Saturday)

6. Be the profound, tortured poet you know you were meant to be at Weeksville Weekends’ National Poetry Month celebration. (Saturday)

7. Drink free booze as you deck our your wardrobe with accessories at Snapbacks and Jewels pop-up shop mixer. (Saturday)

8. Snoop around Industry City and see if they’re working as industriously as you imagine. (Saturday)

9. Even if you’re trying to go wild and blow your rebate this weekend, you should still check out the free comedy at Stand and Delivery XVI: Death and Taxes. (Saturday)

10. Have all your childhood dreams and nightmares realized as R. L. Stine releases his latest novel at BookCourt. (Saturday)

11. See Daily Show correspondent Jessica Williams ask the tough questions at All Bad Days’ Together Alone launch. (Saturday)

12. Keep your weekend very, very grounded with a screening of Kinyarwanda, a documentary about the Rwandan genocide, at Amarachi Restaurant. (Saturday)

13. Learn about old Dutch colonial architecture, aka old-school Brooklyn architecture, with a tour of the Wykoff House. (Sunday)

14. Take a trip to old-timey Coney Island in Freddy’s back room, with a 16mm screening of a Mike Hammer episode filmed on location in Coney, along with two short films shot at the beach in the 40s. (Sunday)

15. Going to the Diamond’s Party for a Parkinson’s Cure won’t just help you feel like a decent human being, it could also win you badges to Northside Festival, tickets to Baby’s All Right, and gift certificates to everywhere. (Sunday)

16. Join your great mind with other great minds over topics like queer youth, the nature of learning, and manifest destiny in art at Presentation Party Night. (Sunday)

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