The Weekend Guide

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Jazz Age Lawn Party
Party like it’s 1929 at this daytime fete, where attendees wear period attire, Lindy Hop to live jazz, sip St-Germain cocktails, and play tug-of-war.
Why: Write a haiku to @CandyNewYork on Twitter telling us why you want to attend. Five winners will receive a pair of sold-out Deals tickets good for admission, a three-course lunch, and unlimited booze.
When: Sat. & Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Governors Island ferry departs from the Battery Maritime Bldg., slip 7.

The Rap Guide to Evolution
Learn what evolutionary psychology, sexual selection, and Mobb Deep have in common.
Why: One-man showstopper Baba Brinkman is the most amusing white Canadian rapper since this guy.
When: Tues.-Fri., 8 p.m.; Sat., 7 & 9:30 p.m.; Sun., 5 & 7:30 p.m. (This Sun. only, 7 p.m.)
Where: SoHo Playhouse, 15 Vandam St., b/t Sixth Ave. & Varick St. Tickets ($40-$75) at 212-691-1555 or online at ovationtix.com.

Dance Party Brunch
Dig into a seven-course midday meal before playing a round of bocce and soaking up some rays in a 4,000-square-foot courtyard.
Why: Rosemary cheese grits with pulled pork, truffled mushroom and cheese quiche bites, and as many bottles of wine, rosé, and prosecco ($20-$30) as it takes to get your DJ-fueled swerve on.
When: Sat., noon-5 p.m.
Where: 233 Mott St., at Prince St. Tickets ($45) online at citygritnyc.com.

In God We Trust Backyard Bazaar
Osborn shoes, Melanie Jelacic terrariums, Dusen Dusen, Lila Rice Jewelry, and more at the outdoor market.
Why: BBQ, ping-pong, and free mimosas and beer.
When: Sat., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 70 Greenpoint Ave., b/t Franklin & West Sts., Greenpoint (718-389-3545).

Vini Toscana NYC
Seven of our favorite Italian spots (Bottino, Anfora, Sorella) whip up menus and tastings inspired by Tuscan imports Chianti Colli Senesi and Vernaccia di San Gimignano.
Why: Falai’s hand-rolled pici with wild boar ragu and L’Artusi’s olive oil cake.
When: Thru June 29.
Where: For more info and locations, go to vinitoscana-nyc.com.

Perfect Picnic
Hard-to-find summer snacking essentials (Kors d’Oeuvres dips, Liddabit Sweets, Salumeria Biellese cured meats) that are sure to impress your blanket guests.
Why: The Classic ($28) or Deluxe ($50) can be delivered anywhere in lower Manhattan in two hours or less.
When: You need a quick outdoor fix.
Where: Order at 212-228-2884 or online at perfectpicnicnyc.com.

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Dance Party Brunch
233 Mott St
@ Prince St
New York, NY 10012
In God We Trust
70 Greenpoint Ave
bt Franklin & West Sts
Brooklyn, NY 11222
15 Vandam St
bt 6th Ave & Varick St
New York, NY 10013
10 South St
New York, NY 10004