Things to do this week in NYC Sep 3-Sep 10: Outdoor Activities (City Guide Magazine)

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Things to do this week in NYC Sep 3-Sep 10: Outdoor Activities

September 3, 2011 - 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!

Birds of Prey - Mystic Aquarium
September 03, 2011 - Mystic

Five happily rehabilitated raptors descend on Mystic Aquarium for a special Birds of Prey Summer Series, presented in conjunction with the Audubon Society of Rhode Island, on July 2, 9, 30, Aug. 13 and Sept. 3 at 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. on the Sea School Green stage. A Red-Tailed Hawk, Eastern Screech Owl, American Kestrel, two Barred Owls and a Great Horned Owl will appear on the arms of Audubon educators to demonstrate the remarkable beauty and abilities of these incredible birds.

Fairfield Day at the Zoo - Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo
September 10, 2011 - Bridgeport

Fairfield residents who show a valid ID are invited to visit the Zoo on their special “town day” for just $5 per person. This special pricing is available for up to six guests. Rain date: September 17.

National Geographic Crittercam: The World Through Animal Eyes - Mystic Aquarium
Through December 31, 2011 -

Swim through tropical landscapes with turtles, dive beneath the ice with penguins and forage in the forest with a family of bears — experience life as animals do in a new exhibition opening February 9, 2011 at Mystic Aquarium. Through interactive displays, firsthand footage and evocative environments, visitors to the exhibit can explore the many stories and animals that are part of the science and adventure of Crittercam. The exhibit focuses on Crittercam’s deployment on seals and sea lions, sharks, sea turtles, whales, penguins, bears and lions.

Writing the Garden: A Collection of Books from The New York Society Library and Elizabeth Barlow Rogers, Principal Founder of the Central Park Conservancy - the New York Society Library
Through December 31, 2011 -

Writing the Garden: A Collection of Books from The New York Society Library and Elizabeth Barlow Rogers, Principal Founder of the Central Park Conservancy. Books on display span more than 150 years and opening fresh vistas into the World of Gardens. Writing the Garden will feature works by remarkable gardeners who wrote with great knowledge and deep passion stemming from their love of nature, plants, and horticulture.

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