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Things to do this week in NYC Jul 21-Jul 28: Outdoor Activities

July 21, 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!

NYC Compost Project in Queens: Hummus to Humus - Queens Botanical Garden
July 26, 2012 - Flushing

Learn about the connections between plants, food preparation, and composting. We’ll go from making tasty hummus made from chickpeas, to humus--a dark material formed from decomposition. Learn how to responsibly dispose of your cooking leftovers by composting them. This class covers the essentials of indoor worm bins and backyard composting. Registration required. Email [email protected] or call 718-539-5296 to register.

Art Exhibit: The Artist Within - The Urge to Create - Queens Botanical Garden
Through September 30, 2012 - Flushing

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.

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