Things to do this week in NYC Aug 25-Sep 1: Outdoor ActivitiesAugust 25, 2012 - by CG Directory Editor
New York City is not only home to great cultural institutions, shops and events; it's also a place where there are plenty of things to do outside. If you're looking for ways to enjoy New York's beautiful summer weather, we've got some great suggestions for things you can do outdoors?from New York parks and outdoor cafes to flea markets, sporting events, and street fairs. Here are some of our favorite things to do in NYC this week that will get you out of the house!
HUDSON RIVER PARK WILD! - Pier 40
Hudson River Park is bringing attention to its vital role in creating one of the scarcest resources in all of Manhattan—wildlife habitat! Learn about Hudson River Park's wildlife by joining experienced naturalists on guided nature walks along the Park's esplanade. Enjoy a meandering waterfront walk while viewing and learning about the park's flora and fauna, including some of the 85 different species of birds identified within Park boundaries.
Art Exhibit: The Artist Within - The Urge to Create - Queens Botanical Garden
Art Exhibit: The Artist Within - The Urge to Create Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main Street, Flushing NY 11355 June 1 through September 30 Fee: Free with Garden Admission Enjoy this diverse collection of artwork from the Jamaica Estates Association, on display in the Visitor & Administration Building Gallery. For more information, please call 718.886.3800.