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Your Sustainable Summer is Here:
NYC Weekend Activities

2012 June 21

According to the calendar and according to local thermometers, summer has arrived. With so much going on around town, there are plenty of reasons to brave the heat this weekend!

Comedy Central Live Presents: Hannibal Buress – Enjoy a free show in Red Hook Park by one of the hottest comedians on the scene at this joint production of Comedy Central and SummerStage. Sunday, June 24th, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

High Line Kids: Arty Hours – The High Line holds inspiration for creative minds of all ages. During Arty Hours, families can experiment with painting, drawing, and building materials to create their own masterpieces to take home. Saturday, June 23rd, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Riverdale Riverfest – Food, music, art and entertainment; the Riverdale Riverfest has it all. Did we mention the majestic views of the Hudson? Sunday, June 24th, 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Sunshine Community Garden Membership Drive and BBQ – If you’ve been thinking about joining a community garden in Williamsburg, here is your chance! At the Sunshine Community Garden you can plant and grow your own fruits and veggies while becoming a force for change in the community. Sunday, June 24th, 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Tropfest New York – The world’s largest short film festival is coming to the heart of NYC. Free tickets are still available, so don’t delay! Saturday, June 23rd, 3:00 p.m.

Yoga on the Beach – This weekly event is back for 2012. Grab your yoga mat and make your way out to Rockaway Beach for the perfect start to your weekend. Saturday, June 23rd, 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

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