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The Weekend Guide

chase away the winter blues!

Look on the bright side.

SMILE
Chase Away the Winter Blues Guided Tour
What:
Licensed psychotherapist and veteran tour guide Lynne Spevack explains how to escape the season’s icy, depression-prone grip during an outdoor garden walk.
Why: If plants and animals can thrive in winter, so can you.
When: Sun., 1-2 p.m.
Where: Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Visitor Center, 900 Washington Ave., at President St., Prospect Heights (718-623-7200). Walk is free with garden admission ($10).

SNACK
La Churreria Opens
What:
A tiny tiled house of chocolate-dipped churros from Socarrat Paella Bar’s Jesús Manso. At $3 for three, your wallet won’t get battered.
Why: Savory Spanish sandwiches (breakfast egg, cheese, and chorizo; pressed ham, cheese, and onion) make it a meal.
When: Sun.-Thurs., 8 a.m.-11 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 8 a.m.-11:30 p.m.
Where: 284 Mulberry St., at Houston St. (212-219-0400).

VISIT
Bourgeois Pig Expands to Brooklyn
What:
The fondue darling’s Carroll Gardens outpost, run by Death & Co. and Prime Meats alums, has a weekly rotation of gooey goodness, hearty small plates, and a raw bar.
Why:
New liquor cocktails, like the rummy Zombie Amaro, make you squeal.
When:
Daily, 5 p.m.-4 a.m.
Where:
387 Court St., b/t 1st & 2nd Pls., Carroll Gardens (718-858-5483).

KEEP DRY
Ame Ame
What:
Your one-stop shop for durable rain gear (galoshes, dog slickers) and quality candies.
Why: Weather any storm with an ombre umbrella and a handful of chocolate coconut “mushrooms” and strawberry and licorice caramels.
When: Tues.-Sun., 1-7 p.m.
Where: 318 E. 9th St., b/t First & Second Aves. (646-867-2342).

SHOP
Gabriella New York Sample Sale
What:
Up to 70 percent off bridal gowns from Marchesa, Angel Sanchez, Reem Acra, Matthew Christopher, and more.
Why: The Ulla-Maija Noelle (reg. $4,400, now $1,700) and Kendra by Amy Kuschel (reg. $2,800, now $995).
When: Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: 400 W. 14th St., at Ninth Ave., ste. 2a (212-206-1915).

ENGAGE
PS122 Coil Festival

What: Now in its seventh year, the nonprofit’s dance and theater extravaganza showcases an offbeat and thought-provoking lineup of international and U.S.-based performers.
Why: Catch a “lizard ballet” at local act The Team’s Mission Drift premiere.
When: Today-Jan. 29.
Where: Locations and tickets ($20-$25) online at ps122.org.

Photo: Pat Gaines / Getty Images

LOCATIONS
284 Mulberry St
@ Houston St
New York, NY 10012
212-219-0400
The Bourgeois Pig
387 Court St
bt 1st & 2nd Pls
Brooklyn, NY 11231
718-858-5483
Ame Ame
318 E 9th St
bt 1st & 2nd Aves
New York, NY 10003
646-867-2342
900 Washington Ave
@ President St
Brooklyn, NY 11225
718-623-7200
400 W 14th St
@ 9th Ave, ste 2a
New York, NY 10014
212-206-1915
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