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Things to do this week in NYC Nov 24-Dec 1: Outdoor Activities

November 24, 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!

Harvest Hay Rides - Beardsley Zoo
November 24, 2012 - Bridgeport

Enjoy a hayride on weekends in October and November.

Harvest Hay Rides - Beardsley Zoo
November 25, 2012 - Bridgeport

Enjoy a hayride on weekends in October and November.

Worm Bins Made Easy - Queens Botanical Garden
December 01, 2012 - Flushing

This hands-on workshop teaches the essentials of indoor composting with worms, ideal for those who want to compost food scraps but do not have access to an outdoor space. Registration required -- email compost@queensbotanical.org or call 718-539-5296.

Jamaica Bay: Past Present and Future - Queens Botanical Garden
December 01, 2012 - Flushing

Join us as Don Riepe, Jamaica Bay Guardian of the American Littoral Society, explains the history, biodiversity and challenges in this vital area of New York City's ecosystem. This presentation is held in conjunction with the Fragile Beauty: Jamaica Bay Landscapes photography exhibit; photographer Rosalie Frost will also respond to questions and comments about her work photographing this unique landscape.

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