Weekend Guide

Along with our Weekend Music Picks, an interesting “Time/Store” opening, “Five ‘Til (solo) at Dixon Place and Howard Fishman at Abrons, here are a few more events worth checking out on the Lower East Side this weekend:

Jumanji via childstarlets.com (playing at the midnight movie at the Sunshine this weekend)

  • StoryCorps will be leading a workshop for families at The New Museum this Saturday titled, “The Last Newspaper: Share Your Story.”  StoryCorps staff will help you have a conversation with members of your family or close friends by asking, “Tell me about your life.”  They will also be screening original animation shorts, featuring some of StoryCorps’ best-loved stories. Animators Mike and Tim Rauch will be available for a Q&A session following both screenings. FREE // 10am // 235 Bowery.
  • This Weekend’s Midnight Movie at the Sunshine is a great film to catch on the big screen – Jumanji, the fantastic adventure-comedy starring Robin Williams, Bonnie Hunt and a young Kirsten Dunst. Watch the trailer on imdb here. $9.99 // Fri. and Sat. at Midnight // 143 East Houston Street.
  • After you’ve run the New York City Marathon, you might want to head over to the historic Stanton Street Shul on Sunday (Don’t forget to set your clocks back!) for their Yiddish Tog and Klezmer Dance Party – a day of Yiddish Language and Culture.  Events will include Folk Dancing with Jill Gellerman, Calligraphy with Stephen Cohen, Klezmer Music with Columbia Klezmer and Yiddish Fabric Arts with Vera Sokolow. $10 adults, $6 students and seniors, Children 12 and under free // Activities start at noon, concert starts at 7pm // 180 Stanton Street.