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Upcoming Weekend Activities – Last List of the Summer!

2012 August 30

Labor Day Weekend is here! Make sure to enjoy the unofficial end of summer with one of these exciting outdoor activities. Come winter, you’re going to want these warm memories!

Bilingual English/Spanish Tree Care Workshop: Million Trees NYC offers its tree care class and planting session en español. Monday, September 3, 6 – 8:30 p.m.

Bryant Park Ping Pong: Paddles and balls provided free of charge to all skill levels. If you’re good enough, you may even draw a crowd to watch your ping pong skills! Saturday, September 1, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Free Kayaking:  Enjoy a 15-minute trial paddle on the South Beach Boardwalk in Staten Island! You’ll be provided with sit-on-top kayaks, life jackets and paddling tips on land and water. Saturday, September 1, noon – 4 p.m.

Garden Walking Tour in Fort Tryon Park: Take a tour of the “Park for All Seasons.” Learn about the park’s history, future and secrets from a member of For Tryon’s expert horticulture staff. Sunday, September 2, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Locavore Challenge: Sign up and challenge yourself to a month of eating locally. Who knew New York could taste so good? Starts Saturday, September 1.

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Happy Feet 2: Pack a picnic, grab a blanket, and gather up your family for an outdoor showing of “Happy Feet 2” at St. Mary’s Park. Saturday, September 1, 8 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Sculpture Workshop: A classic family-friendly workshop in the Socrates Sculpture Garden. Saturday, September 1, noon – 3 p.m.

Summer on the Hudson: Lunchtime Listen: If you’re around West Harlem Piers Park tomorrow, stop by with your lunch and enjoy the country-western-swing-accordion-folk group Tres Amigos. Friday, August 31, noon – 1 p.m.

Unicycle Fest: Head out to Governor’s Island this weekend to watch and learn how to ride one wheel. September 1-2, noon – 5 p.m.

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