Although it seems like the city empties out on summer weekends, there is still so much going on!
Take a look at our list of events where you can connect to nature without leaving the city. Yes, it’s possible! What are you doing this weekend? Feel free to add your own suggestions in the comment area.
Beekeeping Workshop – Experts share tips for starting an urban apiary. Sunday, July 10 at 2 p.m.
Biking on Governor’s Island – With free ferry service on the weekends and lots to explore, there’s no excuse to put off a trip to Governor’s Island for another week. Friday to Sunday, July 8-10.
Birding at Wave Hill – Explore the grounds of Wave Hill Gardens with a guided tour of avian ecology. Sunday, July 10 at 9:30 a.m.
Brooklyn Flea Market – Shopping can be sustainable at the Brooklyn Flea, where vendors offer goods from vegan to vintage. Saturday and Sunday, July 9-10 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Bronx River Ramble – Learn about the river’s historical role as well as current environmental challenges. Saturday, July 9 at 10 a.m.