Bright lights, big city.
From the City to the Stars
What: 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
What: 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
What: 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
What: 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
What: 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
What: 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.
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