The Weekend Guide

nyc beer week!

Toast of the town.

NYC Beer Week
Kick off the ten-day craft ale adventure with unlimited suds from 38 breweries (Sixpoint, Founders, Lagunitas, Ommegang, and Allagash, to name a few).
Why: Be the first to get sloshed under the magnificent, 48-foot, pink marble ceiling with gold chandeliers at the commuters’ home away from home.
When: Opening, Fri., 7-10 p.m. Complete schedule at villagevoice.com.
Where: Vanderbilt Hall, Grand Central Terminal, 89 E. 42nd St., b/t Madison & Park Aves. Tickets ($75) at eventbrite.com.

The League of Kitchens

What: Eat up the chance to cook real-deal Afghan, Korean, Bangladeshi, Lebanese, Greek, and Indian meals at intimate five-person workshops in the homes of immigrant women who serve as your instructors. Feast on the fruits of your labor, then take home a booklet filled with family recipes and a starter kit of ingredients to impress guests at future worldly dinner parties.
Why: Your idea of authentic cuisine is the halal cart on Broadway.
When: Every Sat. & Sun., 1-6:30 p.m.
Where: Schedule, locations, and registration ($195) at leagueofkitchens.com.

Fortunato Depero

What: View rarely seen paintings, sculptures, tapestries, collages, drawings, and magazine covers spanning the Italian-born artist and designer’s career from his 1913 foray into the futurist movement through his masterpieces of the 1930s.
Why: It’s the first time since the late 1920s that Depero’​s work has a dedicated showcase in NYC; the show also marks the opening of the Center for Italian Modern Art in Soho. 
When: Sat.-June 28. Guided tours only, by appt., Fri. & Sat., 11 a.m., 1 & 3 p.m.
Where: 421 Broome St., b/t Crosby & Lafayette Sts., 4th flr. (646-370-3596). Admission is $10.

Big Night Out
What: Take home the prize at a Texas Hold ’Em tournament, make like a winner at casino games, fill up on gourmet grub, put on your dancing boots for DJ Yaw, and get buzzed at the top-shelf open bar.
Why: Your revelry benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City.
When: Sat., 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
Where: Cipriani Wall Street, 55 Wall St., b/t William & Hanover Sts. (212-699-4099). Tickets ($165) at events.bigsnyc.org.

No Regrets

What: Brooklyn-based literary magazine n+1 zeroes in on the books a dozen female writers, editors, academics, activists, and artists read (or wish they had) in their early 20s. Elif Batuman, Sara Marcus, Emily Gould, and Carla Blumenkranz read, recap, and discuss their reasons for revisiting, avoiding, and cherishing each text.
Why: YOLO.
When: Today, 7 p.m.
Where: McNally Jackson, 52 Prince St., b/t Lafayette & Mulberry Sts. (212-274-1160).

Widowspeak at Brooklyn Night Bazaar

What: Kick off the weekend with nostalgic rock ’n’ roll at a live performance by Widowspeak, plus sets by Jessica Pratt, Porches, and Ponyhof.
Why: It’s free.
When: Fri., 7 p.m.
Where: 165 Banker St., at Wythe Ave., Greenpoint.

Photo: James and James / Getty Images

Vanderbilt Hall
89 E 42nd St
bt Madison & Park Aves, Grand Central Terminal
New York, NY 10168
Center for Italian Modern Art
421 Broome St
bt Crosby & Lafayette Sts, 4th flr
New York, NY 10013
165 Banker St
@ Wythe Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11222
Cipriani Wall Street
55 Wall St
bt William & Hanover Sts
New York, NY 10005
52 Prince St
bt Lafayette & Mulberry Sts
New York, NY 10012