The Weekend Guide

star gazing!

Bright lights, big city.

From the City to the Stars
BYO telescope (or step up to one of dozens provided) to explore the night sky.
Why: Not sure what to make of that cluster you’ve discovered? Ask one of the neighborly pro astronomers.
When: Fri., 8:30 p.m.-midnight.
Where: Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park. Participation is free.

Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic Giveaway
Unload a gourmet picnic basket ($250 value) whipped up by The Modern’s Gabriel Kreuther while viewing the gentlemanly sporting tournament on Governors Island.
Why: Chilled spring pea and mint soup, quail terrine with shaved fennel, buttermilk panna cotta, and more.
When: Sun., noon-4:30 p.m.
Where: To enter, write a haiku @CandyNewYork on Twitter to tell us why you want to attend; we’ll select two winners. (Winners must be 21+ and show ID when picking up baskets on-site.) Get free public admission and location info online at vcseason.com.

Amorino Gelateria Opens
Build your own frozen flower one flavored petal (Brazilian passion fruit, salted butter caramel, cinnamon-spiked Belgian biscuit) at a time.
Why: Go tonight between 4 and 7 p.m. to get a free small cone.
When: Daily, 11 a.m.-midnight.
Where: 60 University Pl., at 10th St. (212-253-5599).

Vena Cava + Loeffler Randall Sample Sale
Up to 70 percent off past collections, as well as discounts on current-season merch.
Why: We call dibs on VC’s Japanese polyester romper and LR’s mesh lace-up booties.
When: Today & Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 457 Broome St., b/t Greene & Mercer Sts., ste. 2f.

JF & Son Spring Sale
Men’s and women’s clothing is marked down 20 percent.
Why: Striped chambray tops (were $128, now $103), beaded short-sleeve blouses (were $148, now $119), and silk ruffle dresses (were $298, now $239).
When: Today & Fri., noon-8 p.m.
Where: 56 University Pl., at 10th St. (212-343-3131).

Mary Meyer’s Men’s T-Shirts
Check out fluorescent swirl prints and tie-dyed Rockaway Beach tees set against Brooklyn design duo Cook & Gates’s fabric ocean and sand beach installation.
Why: Summer, summer, summertime.
When: Sat., 3-8 p.m.
Where: Live with Animals, 210 Kent Ave., b/t N. 3rd St. & Metropolitan Ave., Williamsburg.

Photo: Gustavo Sanabria / Getty Images

60 University Pl
@ 10th St
New York, NY 10003
Live with Animals
210 Kent Ave
bt N 3rd St & Metropolitan Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Vena Cava Sample Sale
457 Broome St
bt Greene & Mercer Sts, ste 2f
New York, NY 10013
56 University Pl
@ 10th St
New York, NY 10003
Brooklyn Bridge Park
2 Old Fulton St
@ Furman St
Brooklyn, NY 11201