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electric zoo festival electronic music randall's island nyc About 150,000 people are expected at Electric Zoo this weekend on Randall's Island.
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The ElectricZoo Festival
Aug. 29-31, 1 p.m.
Randall’s Island Park
$99-$369,www.electriczoofestival.com

The electronic music celebration returns for afifth year, with 150,000 attendees expected. David Guetta, A-Trak, Knife Partyand Dash Berlin are just some of the 125 acts performingrain or shine.

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‘Wayne’s World’
Aug. 30-31, Noon
Nitehawk Cinema
136 Metropolitan Ave., Williamsburg
$11, 718-384-3980
www.nitehawkcinema.com

Wayne and Garth made their way from SNL to the big screen back in ’92, and now they’re coming to brunch. See Mike Myers and Dana Carvey as the two metalhead slackers while scarfing down eggs Benedict and mimosas. Party time! Excellent!

Max Power’s Silly Dance Contest!
Aug. 30, 6 p.m.
Rockaway Beach Surf Club
302 Beach 87th St., Queens
Free,www.rockawaybeachsurfclub.com

Don’t know how to dance? You’ve found your people. Three 20-30 minute rounds of silly dances culminate in a final danceoff with bar tabs at stake.

Munch Around the Village Scavenger Hunt
Aug. 31, 1 p.m.
Greenwich Village
$24.50, 877-946-4868
www.watsonadventures.com

Do you like hunting for food, just not the kind with weapons? There’s no survival experience necessary to explore Greenwich Village while tracking down some of the best pizza, kebabs, cheese, cannolis, gelato and peanut butter in the city, sprinkled with stops at classic filming locations.

J’ouvert Fête
Aug. 31, 5 p.m.
Tooker Alley
793 Washington Ave., Crown Heights
$20, 347-955-4743
www.jackfrombrooklyn.com

On the eve of the West Indian Parade is the J’ouvert festival, celebrating the Caribbean emancipation from slavery. Dancing, singing, music and body art are part of the tradition — not to mention the food and drink. Your ticket to Tooker Alley scores you a plate of amazing Caribbean food and one of four specialty cocktails.

 
 
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