On Saturday, immerse yourself in science and robotics at the World Science Festival’s Innovation Square. They will be turning “a picturesque quad in downtown Brooklyn into a staging ground for future-shaping innovations.” There will be interactive video games, robots that fly or save lives, as well as a performance by Blue Man Group and live demo’s and talks. Events start at 12 PM at Polytechnic Institute of NYU, MetroTech Plaza. Afterwards head over to The Shelton to check out the Open House from 3-5 at 775 Lafayette Avenue.
On Sunday, stop by the Cloisters for a guided tour of the museum. Make sure to attend the, “Strike A Pose” workshop where you will “learn how body language can tell stories and ideas. See how artists in the Middle Ages represented feelings, moods and expressions in paintings, sculpture, and other artworks.” Also, don’t miss the gallery discussion, “Classicism in Medieval Art and Architecture.” There will also be an Open House at our nearby Riverdale development, Fieldston Lofts, from 11-1. Come by to check out these gorgeous lofts with amazing views.
In Brooklyn, Sunday will be the 43rd Annual Prospect Lefferts Gardens House & Garden Tour. From 12-5 the tour will make 10 stops in the area showcasing houses and apartments from 1909-1939 that have been beautifully restored and renovated. There will be seven private open gardens along the way, as well as local artist studios open for viewings and sales. After a trip through some of the neighborhoods oldest homes, drop by some of the newest at The Dean Lofts, 816-818 Dean St. The Open House on Sunday is from 2-4.