Indy Weekly Events Calendar (April 6-12)

Indy Staff Apr 10, 2012


3pm · Free

EVENT: NYC PILLOW FIGHT 2012. Put on your PJs, grab a pillow (feather-free, if possible!), and start fighting. Swarms of pillow-fighters gather annually for the festival, donned in PJs or Easter costumes for this rambunctious celebration. Over 150 cities participate in National Pillow Fight Day, and this fluffy fest is the NYC edition.

Washington Square Park, 5th Ave & Waverly Pl




5pm-11pm · Free

MUSEUM: TARGET SATURDAY AT THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM. Every first Saturday of the month, the Brooklyn Museum forgoes admission and allows free entry. Visitors have access to current exhibitions, special performances, art projects and screenings. Check out the Keith Haring exhibit!

Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Pkwy, Bklyn

718-399-5000 ·




10am-6pm · Free

EXHIBIT: THE OBAMA PRESIDENCY: A LOOK BEHIND THE SCENES. White House official photographer Pete Souza creates a timeline of Obama’s presidency through photographs of the Commander in Chief’s daily duties. From 2009-2011, Souza documented the president at historic events, dealing with crises and private interactions with family and friends. Souza narrates captions for each photograph, giving his behind-the-scenes perspective. Runs through June 2.

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 515 Malcolm X Blvd

212-491-2200 ·



10am-5pm · Free

BOOK FAIR: SPRING BOOK FAIR. Everyone gets to take home three free books at this annual book fair hosted by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. All books are donated and organized into genre and age group.

Recreation Center 54, 348 E 54th St

212-754-5411 ·







6:30-9:30pm · Free

STAR GAZING: TUESDAY STARGAZING ON THE HIGHLINE. Beginning in April and going through May, the Highline turns into astronomy class every Tuesday at dusk. Learn about and gaze at the stars, planets and moon using high-powered telescopes and other equipment provided by the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York.

The High Line, W 12th – W 14th St

212-206-9922 ·

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