The Weekend Guide

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Oh hai kitteh.


 Stare deeply into the irresistible eyes of local felines and pups in need of a good home.
Why: Take your own four-legged friend for a doggie costume contest and a Petograph portrait.
When: Sat., 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Washington Square Park, Waverly Pl., at MacDougal St.

Brooklyn Soda Works

What: Fizzies made from fresh-squeezed juice combos (lemon and ginger; grapefruit, jalapeno, and honey) concocted by a visual artist and research chemist Brooklyn couple.
Why: Taste this weekend’s new rhubarb and Thai basil. And look out for cucumber, lime, and sea salt on tap at Bierkraft in June.
When: Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Brooklyn Flea, 176 Lafayette Ave., b/t Clermont & Vanderbilt Aves., Fort Greene.

Lovely People Spring Sample Sale
Stock up on strappy, fringed, and platform sandals from the current spring/summer collection priced $10-$60.
Why: Can’t make it to this one? LP is offering DC readers 25 percent off everything online for one week with code Dcdeal25.
When: Tonight, 5:30-8 p.m.
Where: 1385 Broadway, b/t 37th & 38th Sts., 5th flr.

The News Sample Sale
: Cheap Monday denim ($5-$40), Common Projects footwear ($100-$200), and Band of Outsiders finds for up to 85 percent off.
Why: Get in there and scrap for Clu cotton tees and silk blouses for $20-$30.
When: Thru Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 495 Broadway, at Broome St., 5th flr. (212-925-9700).

Nicholas K & Friends Sale
Up to 80 percent off Cardigan by Lynne Hiriak, Nicholas K, Candace Ang, and Nellie Partow.
Why: NK’s packable trench (was $318, now $140) transforms into a nifty shoulder bag.
When: Today & Fri., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 2 Great Jones St., b/t Broadway & Lafayette St.

Fred Flare Spring Sale
The Brooklyn-based tchotchke champ’s storewide discounts include $5 retro shades and purses and $10 BB Dakota frocks and Chinese Warrior dot sneakers.  
Why: Delightful techie must-haves like a USB turntable (was $165, now $20) and Lomography camera (was $75, now $20).
When: Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 131 Meserole Ave., at Leonard St., Greenpoint (718-349-1257).

Photo: Eddie Clarke / Flickr 

Lovely People Spring Sample Sale
1385 Broadway
bt 37th & 38th Sts, 5th flr
New York, NY 10018
Nicholas K & Friends Sale
2 Great Jones St
bt Broadway & Lafayette St
New York, NY 10012
The News Sample Sale
495 Broadway
@ Broome St, 5th flr
New York, NY 10012
W 4th St
bt MacDougal St & University Pl
New York, NY 10012
176 Lafayette Ave
bt Clermont & Vanderbilt Aves
Brooklyn, NY 11238
131 Meserole Ave
@ Leonard St
Brooklyn, NY 11222