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Sustainable Weekend Activities | NYC

2012 February 23

Art and adventure, inside and out—NYC has got it all this weekend!

A Vision for Long Island City – Big things are happening in LIC, home of the Socrates Sculpture Park. Take a visit to the Noguchi Museum and see how four artists foresee development in this burgeoning area of Queens. Saturday-Sunday, February 25-26, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Forclosed: Rehousing the American Dream – A look at proposals by architects and designers that offer new ways of thinking about cities and suburbs. Saturday-Sunday, February 25-26, 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

LIFE: Kids Nature Film Series – Love nature documentaries? Come out to see the final day of an award winning nature documentary series, hosted by The Prospect Park Alliance. Friday, February 24, 1:00 p.m. – 4 p.m.

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Hunt for Tom & Huck’s Lost Treasure! – Join Staten Island OutLOUD to hunt for “nuggets of knowledge” on the trails near the Greenbelt Nature Center. It will be an easy walk, and all ages are welcome! Sunday, February 26, 2:00 p.m.

The Butterfly Conservatory: Tropical Butterflies Alive in Winter – If our warm winter hasn’t been warm enough for you, stop by the American Museum of Natural History this weekend to frolic with 500 butterfly specimens in a balmy 80 degree vivarium. Saturday-Sunday, February 25-26, 10:00 a.m. – 5:45 p.m. 

Winter Seals and Waterbirds of New York Harbor – Back by “pup-ular” (their word, not ours) demand. Don’t miss your chance to see New York City harbor seals like you’ve never seen them before! Sunday, February 26, 10:45 a.m. and 1:45 a.m.

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