Have a “Green” Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day weekend is here, and with that, a slew of fun, healthy and green things to do across all five boroughs!

1st Annual Community Garden Domino Tournament – This free domino tournament is open to players of all ages, rating, and strengths. Games will be held two Saturdays a month from May 26 through August 25 in the El Flamboyan Community Garden in The Bronx. Saturday May 26th, 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Food Truck Rally – Head to Grand Army Plaza in Brooklyn to sample treats from New York’s best food trucks. If you feel like burning off your lunch afterwards, take a walk around the adjacent Prospect Park. Sunday, May 27th, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Free Memorial Day Concert – The Bronx Arts Ensemble will be performing in Van Cortlandt Park this Sunday with works from great American Composers of various periods. Sunday, May 27, 2:00 p.m.

Movies in the Park – Bring a chair or blanket and come out to a free showing of “Hugo” at Queen’s Frederick B. Judge Playground. Friday, May 25th, 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Veggie Pride Parade – Vegetarians and vegans have their own parade! If you fall into one of these categories (or if you’re just veg’n-curious), this is a can’t-miss event! Sunday, May 27, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Weekend Warriors – Enlist yourself in the war against weeds and help spruce up the grounds of Staten Island’s Greenbelt Nature center with other nature-loving city dwellers. Saturday, May 26, 10:00 a.m.

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