Things to do in New York City this weekend

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Queens World Film Festival: For the sixth year running, the Queens World Film Festival hits screens at the Museum of the Moving Image and other Queens’ locations, showing between 80 and 100 films. Screenings include panels and networking opportunities. Genres shown include documentaries, LGBTQ and animated films. For the first time, family films will be added to the categories. To see a list of films, and purchase tickets, visit

Architectural Digest Design Show: Obsessed with the Home and Garden Network? The annual Architectural Digest Design Show returns to Piers 92 and 94 from March 17 to the 20. See presentations by the best brands and designers, attend design seminary and culinary demonstrations. Check out furniture, lighting, and model rooms for inspiration for your own designs. General admission tickets are $30, which includes readmission for three days, as well as a one-year digital subscription to Architectural Digest and free admission to Pier 92’s DIFFA’s Dining by Design. Visit to purchase tickets or for more information.

Ukrainian Easter Decoration Workshops: Pysanky, or the art of Ukrainian Easter eggs will be showcased at the Ukrainian Museum from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 4 p.m. March 19 and 20. Attendees will be given dyes, beeswax and a stylus to learn how to craft the traditional eggs. Tickets are $15. Not sure about decorating the eggs yourself? From 1 to 5 p.m. March 19, watch experienced artists create their own eggs and answer your questions. This free event includes a screening of the film Pysanka. Visit for more information.

Coffee and Tea Festival: The 11th annual Coffee and Tea Festival returns to the Brooklyn Expo Center March 19 and 20. More than 60 exhibitors will present samples of coffees and teas from around the world. Foods will be offered to complement beverages. Also included are seminars by industry pros. General admission is noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $25. VIP tickets, which includes early admission and a gift bag are $35. Visit to purchase tickets and learn more.

Duck Off!: From 1 to 3 p.m. March 20, indulge in delicious and versatile duck, at a competitive duck derby at Jimmy’s 43. Chefs will prepare everything from duck charcuterie to duck confit and duck tacos. Ticket sales benefit Urban Harvest, a program offering food education for NYC’s children. This includes planting edible gardens, cooking classes and farm to cafeteria days. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door. For more information, visit