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Upcoming Weekend Activities

2012 February 2

Punxsutawney Phil may have seen his shadow today, but Staten Island Chuck did not. Looks like New Yorkers might get an early spring, so get out this weekend and enjoy the mild temps.

Community Reception at the E-Waste Warehouse – Come celebrate the opening of the LES Ecology Center’s E-waste Warehouse. You’ll have a chance to drop off your e-waste, tour the space, and learn all about this exciting project! Saturday, February 4, 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 

Cross Central Park Promenade Tour – You will see many surprises: a hidden bench that tells time, miniature boats powered by the wind, a magnificent sculpture celebrating fresh water. These are just some of the sites on this east-to-west walk through the Park. Saturday, February 4, 12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Exploring Our Climate – Is the unusually warm weather we’re experiencing part of a natural pattern, or are we experiencing a global change? Urban Park Rangers will explain what climate change means for our city and will help you prepare for the future. Saturday, February 4, 11:00 a.m. 

Fix Your Bike Workshop – Come learn how to fix bikes, do simple maintenance and tune-ups at the Time’s Up bike mechanic skill share. Sunday, February 5, 6:00 p.m. 

I Heart Worms – Valentine’s Day is the time for love and heart-shaped everything: chocolate, stuffed toys, and compost cookies! In this unique introduction to composting, you’ll bring home heart-shaped compost cookies to feed to your plants. Sunday, February 5, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Stop ‘N’ Swap – Bring clean, reusable, portable items you no longer need and take home something new-to-you. No need to bring something in order to take something. No furniture or large items, please. Sunday, February 5, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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