The Weekend Guide

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Swimming Cities of Serenissima

What: Remember the flotilla of vessels graffiti artist Swoon helped send down the East River? The project manager talks about the process of creating handmade ships out of junk and how they managed to take the fleet from Slovenia to Venice and beyond.
Why: It will float your boat. (Join the India adventure.)
When: Fri., noon.
Where: NYU’s Barney Building, 34 Stuyvesant St., b/t Second & Third Aves., rm. 105.

Third Thursday
Brooklyn’s City Reliquary hosts the opening reception of Miss Subways, Past and Present. Bluegrass band Frankenpine plays in the backyard.
Why: Think of it as your civic duty.
When: Thurs., 7-10 p.m.
Where: 370 Metropolitan Ave., at Havemeyer St., Williamsburg (718-782-4842).

Macbar Opens
Delicatessen’s adjacent outpost serves twelve kinds of dressed macaroni, including Mayan chipotle; a lobster and mascarpone version; and one with duck confit, fontina, caramelized onion, and fine herbs.
Why: Of course, it’s a little cheesy.
When: Sun.-Thurs., 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: 54 Prince St., at Lafayette St. (212-226-8877).

Sonia by Sonia Rykiel Trunk Show
Models, raffles, vodka, and the bright new collection.
Why: Update your color palette.
When: Thurs., 6-8 p.m.
Where: Kisan Concept Store, 125 Greene St., at Prince St. (212-475-2470).

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City Reliquary
370 Metropolitan Ave
@ Havemeyer St
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Kisan Concept Store
125 Greene St
bt Houston & Prince Sts
New York, NY 10012
Barney Building
34 Stuyvesant St
bt 2nd & 3rd Aves
New York, NY 10003
54 Prince St
@Lafayette St
New York, NY 10012