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Your Sustainable NYC Weekend is Here

2012 October 18

This weekend is brimming with crisp autumn fun! Grab your sweater, windbreaker, or parka and hit the city streets!

Castle and its Kingdom Tour – Take a walk around the lands dominated by Central Park’s Belvedere Castle. Visit the tiny 55-acre realm on an eclectic tour of history and nature. Saturday, October 20, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Community Paddle and Bike Loan – Join the Bronx River Alliance for a free paddle or free bike ride along the greenway. Free, no registration required. Saturday, October 20, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Electronic Waste Recycling Day in Cobble Hill – The Lower East Side Ecology Center is holding an e-waste recycling event at P.S. 29 in Cobble Hill to help you responsibly recycle all of your unwanted or broken gadgets. Spread the word to your friends and neighbors! Sunday, October 21, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Halloween Costume Swap – Find a fun new-to-you costume or donate your clean, gently used costumes to the swap. The swap is free, so give and take as you’d like! Saturday, October 20, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

MillionTreesNYC Tree Giveaway Event – Head over to Woodlawn Cemetery this Sunday for their tree giveaway. Rain or shine! Sunday, October 21, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Red Hook Harvest Festival – Celebrate the harvest of Brooklyn’s largest community farm! Featuring foods from local restaurants, pumpkin carving, farm animals, games, farm tours, music, local fruits and veggies at the Red Hook Farmers Market, and much more! Saturday, October 20, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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