Things to do for April 19, 2007

The Weekender, Green Edition

The Weekend Starts Here

In honor of Earth Day, here's your eco-friendly weekender. You'll be green with weekend.

Thursday
Project Earth Day Fashion Show and Post Party
THURSDAY ECO-BASH

Project Earth Day Fashion Show and Post Party

Designers showcase sustainable styles made from organic cotton, hemp, soy, seaweed and other heretofore unsexy materials. Afterward, head to Myst.

411: April 19, 6-9pm, Teknion Showroom, 641 6th Ave (closed to the public). Afterparty: Myst, 8pm-2am, 511 W. 28th St, 212-268-5105. Must RSVP; click here.

Friday
Priti Spa
FRIDAY ORGANIC MASSAGE

Priti Spa

The country's only all-organic health spa offers green facials, hot stone massages and manicures/pedicures using fruits, herbs and essential oils. Indulge for Earth.

411: April 20, Priti Spa, 35 E. 1st St, (between 1st and 2nd Aves), 212-254-3628

Friday
Build a Green Bakery
FRIDAY NIGHT TREATS

Build a Green Bakery

The walls of this just-opened bakery are made of wheat, the floors are made of cork, and the table comes from bamboo and aged blue jeans. But the chocolate chip cookies taste anything but recycled.

411: Build a Green Bakery, 223 1st Ave (between 13th and 14th), 646-722-6565

Saturday
Pure Food and Wine
SATURDAY DINING

Pure Food and Wine

This raw food joint doesn't use stoves or heat items above 118 degrees—yet it's still one of burger maven Bill Clinton's favorite spots, so you know the flavor's there.

411: April 21, 54 Irving Pl (between 17th and 18th), 212-477-1010

Sunday
Chelsea Wine Vault
SUNDAY PINOT NERO

Chelsea Wine Vault

CWV's special tasting includes a 2001 Pinot Nero and 2003 Ribolla from Movia, the oldest winery in Slovenia (yep, Slovenia). The wine is certified biodynamic, which sounds cool to us.

411: April 22, Chelsea Wine Vault at Chelsea Market, 75 9th Ave (between 15th and 16th), 212-462-4244

Wednesday
Al Gore Night at Tribeca Film Festival
WEDNESDAY EARTH SHORTS

Al Gore Night at Tribeca Film Festival

Fresh off his Oscar win and newfound street cred, ex-future president Al Gore will introduce the world premiere of several short films that deal with global warming. Should be hot.

411: April 25, Tribeca Film Festival, for more information click here

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