"The Playground..." Your Guide On What To Do This Weekend

by guestofaguest · June 5, 2009

It’s time to figure out where the best parties are, this weekend. Below are our picks of the weekend’s top events. And, as always, you can find the full details as well as more events on our Calendar Page.

Friday, June 5

The Webutante Ball Where: Empire Hotel Rooftop Why: See Internet Week crown a King and Queen (and vote for Rachelle)! When: 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Launch Party for Kassim the Dream Where: Antik Why: Help Quintessentially and Hamptons Undercover and GuestofaGuest celebrate this great, new documentary! When: 9:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.

Moby, Holy Ghost! and Martin Moscrop Headline One Step Beyond Where: Hayden Planetarium Why: Celebrate the end of this year's popular series with a stellar lineup at a very fun venue. When: 9:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.

Saturday, June 6

The Belmont Stakes Where: Elmont, Long Island, NY Why: Mingle, catch the races and sip some smart drinks. You don't have to go to the Hamptons to escape the city. When: 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

403 Presents A Screening of Valentino: The Last Emperor Where: The Angelika Why: 403's Lelaine Lau gives us a chance to view this feature film about the legendary couturier. When: 3:20 p.m.

Housing Works Open Air Street Fair Where: Crosby Street between Houston and Prince Streets Why: All you can stuff $20 bags - recession friendly doesn't get much better. When: Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, June 7

Twiffleball Where: Adolph Ochs Playground, 440 West 53rd Street Why: You get the chance to see the Internet Week nerds play sports, AND it's for a good cause! When: 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Thrillist's Get Up Get Down Party Where: Gansevoort Hotel, 18 9th Avenue Why: Lose the layers and get some rays for a boozy brunch outside, with tropical cocktails. When: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 a.m.