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

by CHRISTINE CHUNG · August 20, 2010

It's time to figure out where some of 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.

Chromeo, The Suzan and Telephoned

When: Sun, August 22,2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Where: East River State Park, Brooklyn, NY

Why: Get your fancy footwork on.


Sailor Jerry Presents-The Giraffes & Fresh Kills

When: Sat, August 21,10:30 pm - 2:00 am

Where:   Mercury Lounge

Why:  Free concert, and free booze. Just sayin'


Third Annual Best Buddies Gala

When: Sat, August 21,6:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Where: Waldorf Astoria

Why: There's a top-chef esque cook-off!


Lauretti Solo Exhibition At Ward Nasse

When: Sat, August 21,7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Where: Ward Nasse Gallery, 178 Prince street, New York, NY

Why: Graffiti and galleries are a perfect match.


Summerstage Fashion Show

When: Sun, August 22,1:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Where: State Office Building, 163 West 125th Street (7th Avenue), New York, NY

Why: Get your fashion fix, and freebies galore!