Upcoming Weekend Activities: Don’t Even Think About Leaving Town this Weekend
With temperatures hovering in the pleasant 80s, there is no excuse to stay indoors. Check out our list of things to do and add your own if we missed something fun.
Dog Friendly Fun – The first Saturday of every month is Coffee Bark in Prospect Park. Bring your pooch for off-leash play and enjoy free treats. Saturday, August 6 from 9 a.m.
New York City Triathlon – If you’re not competing, come cheer for the athletes!
Sunday, August 7.
Outdoor Ping Pong – Grab some friends and test your reflexes with free ping pong in Bryant Park. Daily from 11 a.m.
Roller Skating Under the High Line – Rent some skates and get grooving. Open daily at 11 a.m.
Sail the East River – A solar powered yacht is providing eco-tours this weekend. August 6-7.
Sand Sculpting Contest – Build a castle or watch the sculptors at work. Saturday, August 6, 12 p.m.to 5 p.m.
Summer Streets – From Brooklyn Bridge to Central Park, it’s time to take to the streets. Saturday, August 6, 7 a.m.-1 p.m.
Union Square Walking Tour – Free guided walking tour. Meet in front of Lincoln Statue on 16th Street. Saturday, August 6, 2 p.m.
Yoga Island – Governor’s Island becomes a giant outdoor yoga studio this Saturday, August 6 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tai Chi – Come practice this ancient martial art technique in the inspirational setting of the Socrates Sculpture Park. Sunday, August 7 at 11 a.m.
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