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Jul 12, 2019

Weekend Picks: Cheap Photoshoots, Crafts and Outdoor Dance Parties

Happy Weekend! Here are our picks worth noting for Sat & Sun! Discounted Local Photoshoots Photo shoots can be expensive, so local photographer Sylense Labit likes to book several families on (…)

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Happy Weekend! Here are our picks worth noting for Sat & Sun!

Discounted Local Photoshoots

Photo shoots can be expensive, so local photographer Sylense Labit likes to book several families on the same day and lower her prices once or twice a year. This year she is doing so this Sunday! She’ll be doing photo shoots all day in Astoria Park with a little break in the heat of the day. Email her at sylense.labit@gmail.com if you’d like to book something!

Date: July 14, 2019
Location: Astoria Park
Time: 8 a.m.- 1 p.m., 5 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $150 per family, they get a 30 minute photo shoot and 25 digital images

Second Anniversary of Queens Craft Brigade

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You probably know the gist by now, but this Sunday is the Second Anniversary of the Queens Craft Brigade, which they’re celebrating with a summer market. It’s hard to believe this Queens staple–an independent market bringing together talented makers exclusively from around the borough–is only just turning two! Vendors at the July market include Frank Ape, Benchflour Bakers, Caryn Cast, HISS, Hellgate Farms, Astor Apiaries, GRL Supply, Key and Arrow Leather, and more.

Date: July 14, 2019

Location: VFW Hall, 31-35 41 St, Astoria NY

Time: 12-5pm

Cost: Free

Dogs welcome? ABSOLUTELY

MoMA PS1’s “Warm Up” series is an art-museum-meets-rave outdoor dance party that’s been occurring since 1998. Happening every Saturday through 8/31, this weekend’s lineup includes DJ BlassEquiknoxx feat Shanique MarieMark ErnestusMinaBAD GYALMs. Nina, and Lil C. Buy tickets here or here.

Date: July 13, 2019
Location: MoMA PS1, 22-25 Jackson Ave, Long Island City
Time: 12 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Cost: $18 advance / $9 MoMA Members
$22 day-of / $11 MoMA Members

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