5 things to do this weekend
The Apollo Series, which features open-stage music, poetry, dance, and comedy, returns on Saturday, May 25, at The Haven, 12 Hillcrest Avenue. Featured acts are Giark, Blvk H3ro, Five Steez, and Mordecai. Admission: $500, showtime 8 p.m.
Jump up at Party In Da City – Soca vs Dancehall – on Saturday, May 25, from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Barbados Avenue, New Kingston. Admission: $1,500 presold women; $2,000 men; $2,500 at the gate.
The Jamaica Bar Association presents Bar Beat – The Link, Drink-up Edition at C&C South Beach Café, 2 Brompton Road, on Saturday, May 25, starting at 8 p.m. Contribution: $3,000.
Factory 75 presents Live on the Waterfront at UDC Festival Marketplace, corner of Ocean Boulevard and Port Royal Street, downtown Kingston on Sunday May 26 starting at 2 p.m.
Take the children to Family Picnic and Day of Play at Sts Peter and Paul Field, 120 Old Hope Road on Sunday, May 26, from noon to 6 p.m. Admission: $600 adults, $400 children, free for toddlers. $1,200 for rides all day.