8 Things To Do In NYC This Week

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We're not kidding when we say that NYC is looking particularly fun this week. As such, we decided to up the ante and bring you a list of not five but eight things to do in this city we call home. Whether you're looking to fill your newly cleaned closet, hoping for some high-quality (but low-cost) fun, or preparing to celebrate Mother's Day, get your planners out and permanently ink in the details below — you won't want to miss these events.
Clothing, handbags, footwear, accessories — Rebecca Minkoff does it all, and it's yours for up to 75% off. And, since this sample sale lasts the entire week, don't be afraid to make second and third visits.
When: Monday, May 5, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Tuesday, May 6 to Friday, May 9, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday, May 10, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: 260 Fifth Avenue (between 28th and 29th streets); 212.725.5400.
Try everything on Momofuku Milk Bar's summer menu.
Yuzu-lemon-verbena soft serve, Confetti cookies, strawberry-lemon cakes, and German chocolate Jimbo truffles — tempted yet? With different soft-serve flavors at each Milk Bar location, Christina Tosi's new menu will have you playing a delicious game of "gotta taste 'em all."
When: Available now.
Where: All Momofuku Milk Bar locations.
Shop Thakoon and Thakoon Addition's spring '14 collection for up to 80% off.
Primary colors took on superstar status in Thakoon and Thakoon Addition's spring '14 collections. And, now, the eye-catching pieces you've been saving up for can be yours.
When: Tuesday, May 6 to Friday, May 9, 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Where: 225 Varick Street (at Downing Street), Suite 300.
Perfect the cat-eye with Sandy Linter.
Learn from the best at this intimate two-hour master class led by Sandy Linter. Linter first appeared on the cover of Vogue in 1974 and has since become the "Beauty at Every Age" expert at Lancôme. She's also worked with Amy Ryan, Christie Brinkley, Brooke Shields, and many more.
When: Thursday, May 8, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Pucker, 129 Grand Street (at Crosby Street); 212-334-3690.
Have a great laugh — for free.
Jon Benjamin, Walter Martin, Michelle Wolf, and Jared Logan will have you getting your chuckle on at Late Night Basement's monthly show.
When: Friday, May 9 at 9 p.m.
Where: Pine Box Rock Shop, 12 Grattan Street (between Morgan Avenue and Bogart Street); 718-366-6311.
Tickets: Free.
Get a manicure, courtesy of J.Crew x tenoverten.
J.Crew and tenoverten have teamed up to create a fresh new polish collection — and they want you to try it out. Complimentary manicures at J.Crew? No-brainer.
When: Saturday, May 10 to Sunday, May 11, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: J.Crew, 91 Fifth Avenue (between 16th and 17th streets); 212-255-4848.
Fellas, get ready for Mother's Day.
This weekend, Harry's Corner Shop is helping New York City gents prep for Mother's Day with two key ingredients: a clean shave and a handmade floral arrangement by La Fleur Garçon. Just in time for Sunday brunch.
When: Saturday, May 10, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, May 11, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Harry's Corner Shop, 64 Macdougal Street (at Houston Street); 646-964-5193.
Support Born Free Africa at a family carnival.
Born Free Africa is committed to eradicating mother-to-child HIV transmission by December 31 2015. Join Shopbop, Vogue, MAC AIDS Fund, and others to support the cause at this Sunday's Mother's Day Carnival.
When: Sunday, May 11, noon to 3 p.m.
Where: Hudson River Park, West 10th Street and West Side Highway.
Tickets: Free to $2,500.

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