Because that tax refund won’t spend itself.
Trade School Returns
What: Take an item from the teachers’ wish list (soil samples, Indian spices, good vibes) in exchange for a tutorial in an area of their expertise.
Why: Learn to draft the perfect OKCupid profile, tap into your inner fortune-teller, or figure out the best way to crowd-fund.
When: Schedule online at tradeschool.coop.
Where: 139 Norfolk St., b/t Rivington & Stanton Sts.
Never Sleep Alone
What: Sex therapist Dr. Alex Schiller (played by comedian Roslyn Hart) walks an audience of singles and voyeurs (couples) through her tweaked rules of courtship with the aim of getting everyone laid.
Why: You will most likely make out, among other borderline innocent things, with a cute NYU junior. (Call us when you graduate.)
When: Sat., 11:30 p.m.
Where: Joe’s Pub, 425 Lafayette St., at Astor Pl. Tickets ($30-$35) online at joespub.com.
Pok Pok NY Opens
What: From chef Andy Ricker (the man who introduced the LES to the best wings ever), an intimate temple devoted to flavorful, balanced Thai cuisine.
Why: Your palate will never forgive you for skipping phak kad jaw (stewed mustard greens with pork ribs) or shared plates of spicy roasted game hen and Isaan flank steak salad.
When: Wed.-Sun., 6-11 p.m.
Where: 127 Columbia St., at Kane St., Red Hook (718-923-9322).
Lomography Sample Sale
What: Step up your photography game (sorry, Instagram) when the shutterbugs mark down cameras, lenses, books, and more by up to 75 percent.
Why: Head to Saturday’s moviemaking workshop ($10) at the W. 8th St. location to get hands-on with the shop’s new moviemaking camera, the LomoKino.
When: Fri. & Sat., 10:30 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; workshop, Sun., 1 p.m.
Where: 41 W. 8th St., b/t Sixth Ave. & MacDougal St. (212-529-4353); 106 E. 23rd St., b/t Park & Lexington Aves. (212-260-0240). R.S.V.P. for the workshop to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fred Flare Pop-Up Shop
What: Brooklyn-based purveyors of all things bright and cheery set up a spring showcase in Chelsea Market.
Why: Summer’s fast approaching. Stock up on sunnies ($14), Baggu totes ($28), and Scrabble coasters ($22) for picnic fun.
When: Today-Apr. 29. Daily, 10:30 a.m.-7 p.m. (closes at 5 p.m. the last day).
Where: 75 Ninth Ave., b/t 15th & 16th Sts.
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