Things to do this week in NYC Dec 11-Dec 18: Outdoor Activities (City Guide Magazine)


Things to do this week in NYC Dec 11-Dec 18: Outdoor Activities

December 11, 2010 - 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!

Cookie & Cocoa with Santa at BounceU Farmingdale - BounceU Farmingdale
Through December 19, 2010 -

Join us for a Holiday event full of bouncing, games and good times topped off with a visit from Santa himself! $10 & an unwrapped ‘Toy for Tots’ per child. Call (631) 777- JUMP (5867) or check our online calendar for session times,! Saturday 12/18: 9:30am-10:50am & 10:30am-11:50am Sunday 12/19: 9:30am-10:50am, 10:30am-11:50am & 11:30am-12:50pm

Penguins - Maritime Aquarium
Through January 02, 2011 - Norwalk

Come fall in love with the new colony of African penguins in a new outdoor exhibit, offering views above and below the water.

The Butterfly Conservatory - American Museum of Natural History
Through May 27, 2011 -

Celebrating its 13th year, this highly popular wintertime destination flourishes in 80-degree temperatures and features up to 500 hovering iridescent butterflies, blooming tropical flowers, and lush green vegetation. The Butterfly Conservatory transforms the iciest winter day into a magical escape into summer. Shimmering, multicolored butterflies gently flutter by visitors' upturned faces, land atop their heads, or perch upon their shoulders.


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