The Weekend Guide

brooklyn youth chorus!

Don’t argue with Pancake Month.

Tell the Way Premieres
Former boy chorister and celebrated composer Nico Muhly draws from medieval and colonial English travel narratives for this performance by the Grammy Award-winning Brooklyn Youth Chorus.
Why: The National guitarist Bryce Dessner, folk pro Sam Amidon, and experimental London DJ Bishi join in to help turn prayers for the Royal Navy into song.
When: Thurs.-Sat., 8 p.m.
Where: St. Ann’s Warehouse, 38 Water St., at Dock St., Dumbo. Tickets ($35 and up) at 718-254-8779 or online at stannswarehouse.org.

Ice Cream-Making Workshop

Learn the difference between Philadelphia and French styles of churning and how to mix flavors like walnut rosewater and chocolate-coffee-bourbon. (Stick around for the ICC social, where members swap pints and recipes.)
Why: Get to the head of the class: We’ve saved seats for the first five DC readers who e-mail icecream@brooklynbrainery.com.
Sun., noon.
Where: Brooklyn Brainery, 515 Court St., at W. 9th St., Carroll Gardens (347-292-7246). Cost is $15.

The Wii Plays
A group of young playwrights presents twelve original works inspired by Nintendo game titles.
Why: Barbie as the Island Princess, Alien Monster Bowling League, and Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games mean everybody wins.
When: Thurs.-Sat., 8 p.m.
Where: Ars Nova, 511 W. 54th St., b/t Tenth & Eleventh Aves. (212-352-3101).

I Like Your Glasses Party
Make some new friends at the informal soiree/benefit dedicated to missed connections.
Why: Readings of real and imagined intertrain romances and Internet misunderstandings, plus $3 pints of Sixpoint Craft Ale.
When: Today, 7-8:30 p.m.
Where: Housing Works Bookstore Cafe, 126 Crosby St., b/t Houston & Prince Sts.

Little Brown Chocolate Bakery & Coffee Opens
Chocolate icon Oded Brenner highlights caffeinated creations and locally sourced ingredients at his new UES corner shop.
Why: Nutella lattes, dulce de leche coffee, and other a.m. pick-me-ups made with Hudson Valley Creamery dairy products and Van Leeuwen ice cream.
When: Daily, 6 a.m.-11 p.m.
Where: 1269 Lexington Ave., at 85th St (212-828-2233).

Small Scale
Bushwick’s Momo Sushi Shack transforms micro vegetables into miniature works of art for the bonsai-themed, five-course dinner.
Why: Sake pairings, a Minbu folk dance performance, and DJ Saiko Mikan’s ’60s Japanese pop and ’90s Shibuya-kei selections.
When: Fri., 6:30-11 p.m.
Where: Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 1000 Washington Ave., at Montgomery St., Prospect Heights (718-623-7200). Tickets ($75) online at brownpapertickets.com.

Photo: Courtesy of Brooklyn Youth Chorus

Brooklyn Botanic Garden
1000 Washington Ave
@ Montgomery St
Brooklyn, NY 11225
515 Court St
@ W 9th St
Brooklyn, NY 11231
1269 Lexington Ave
@ 85th St
New York, NY 10028
38 Water St
@ Dock St
Brooklyn, NY 11201
511 W 54th St
bt 10th & 11th Aves
New York, NY 10019
126 Crosby St
bt Houston & Prince Sts
New York, NY 10012