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!
Autumn Equinox Celebration - Grand Army Plaza
September 22, 2012 - Brooklyn
Join Mama Donna Henes, Urban Shaman for a rousing celebration of the first day of Fall.
This is a family friendly event. Bring kids, dogs, drums, percussions and plenty of spirit. RAIN or SHINE!
Grand Army Plaza Park Slope, Exotic Brooklyn
Meet at the Fountain. 2/3 train to Grand Army Plaza
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.