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MIDTOWN—Start your Labor Day weekend off right by bypassing the MoMA's $25 entry fee on Friday, August 29th. From 4pm to 8pm, guests can pay what they wish for four solid hours of art-browsing. For more info, go here.
EAST NY/BROWNSVILLE—JCPenney is celebrating the opening of its first-ever Brooklyn outpost with a summer block party at Gateway Center. Stop by 360 Gateway Drive on Saturday, August 30th for games, crafts, a carousel, and treats from People's Pops, Brooklyn Soda Works, Van Leeuwen, and more.
MEATPACKING—Trina Turk is celebrating the launch of her Bag Borrow or Steal handbag collection with a party at her 67 Gansevoort Street shop on Thursday, September 4th from 6pm to 8pm. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org for the chance to meet the designer, sip champagne, and enter to win a Manhattan Shopper. The first 50 guests will receive a special gift bag.