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!
Seventh Annual Pre-Lunar New Year Gala & Flower Market - Queens Botanical Garden
Through January 22, 2012 - Flushing
The Flower Market will celebrate the coming ‘Year of the Dragon’ with a sumptuous display of flowers and traditional Lunar New Year items for sale. Fun for all including Kung Fu demonstrations, a Feng Shui talk, Dragon Dance performance, music, cooking demonstrations, and visits from the Fortune God! The event is being produced by the Asian American Activity Center and co-sponsored by Queens Botanical Garden.