Happy Summer Everyone!

Are you ready for this weekend?! Sunday, June 21st marks the first official day of summer AND its Father’s Day! Check out these amazing events for a weekend filled with fun times, good vibes, and lots of laughs. Start the summer right by spending it outdoors with family and friends. If you do attend these events use our ‘Welcome to the Weekend’ hashtag #WTWEPA on twitter so we can see how your weekend is going!

Friday – June 19, 2015

Albee Square Farmer’s Market
Brooklyn
Fulton Street & Bond Street
Friday, June 19, 2015
11 a.m.4 p.m.

Whether you’re hanging out for the day, on your lunch hour, or just picking up dinner for your friends, the Albee Square Farmer’s Market will be hosting fresh food vendors until 4 p.m.
*This event will be held every Friday until August 28th or otherwise noted on the website, which can be found by clicking the link above.

Community Celebration
Bronx
Bathgate Community Garden
Friday, June 19, 2015
2:305 p.m.

Don’t miss out on the fun, free, and creative activities going on at the Bathgate Community Garden this Friday! Community members will be sharing gardening tips and P.S. 236 will be unveiling their very own community mural.

Lunch Talk at the Grand Central Terminal
Manhattan
Grand Central Terminal
Friday, June 19, 2015
12:30 p.m.

In honor of the 50th anniversary of New York’s Landmarks Law, the New York City Transit Museum will host a lunch talk at the Grand Central Terminal annex. This talk will include highlights of the City’s most famous and even its least known historic transportation structures.

Saturday – June 20, 2015

Planting Workshop at Riverpark Farm
Midtown East
Riverpark Farm at Alexandria Center
450 East 29th Street
Saturday, June 20, 2015
9:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m.

Calling all urban gardeners! The Riverpark Farm at the Alexandria Center will be offering a planting workshop. Whether you’re looking to learn new skills or simply want to get involved with urban farming, check out this hands-on experience!
*If interested please email farmer@riverparkfarm.com to reserve your spot! 

North Bergen Township Summer Green Health Fair
North Bergen, NJ
64th Street Field
Saturday, June 20, 2015
Noon4 p.m.

North Bergen Township will be having its second annual green health fair! This family-friendly event will include live music, green vendors, compost bins, health screenings and so much more.

“On the Waterfront” Bus Tour
Hoboken, NJ
Meeting @ The Hoboken Historical Museum
1301 Hudson Street
Saturday, June 20, 2015
2 – 4 p.m.

Join the Hudson County History Advocates as they celebrate Hudson County’s 175th anniversary! Other groups participating in this event are the Hoboken Historical Museum and the Hudson County Division of Cultural & Heritage Affairs/Tourism Development. Tickets are $10.

Sunday – June 21, 2015
*First day of Summer!
*Father’s Day!

Solstice in Times Square: Athleta Mind Over Madness Yoga
Times Square
Between W. 42nd and W. 47th Streets
Sunday June 21, 2015
2 4 p.m.

Do you practice yoga? Come down to Times Square on Sunday for this summer solstice yoga event hosted by Athleta! Did you know that Sunday is also the International Day of Yoga? To register for one of these free classes please click the link above!
*You can attend a class in person or find the class online, which will be broadcast live at TimesSquareNYC.org

Summer Solstice Celebration
Queens
Socrates Sculpture Park
Sunday, June 21, 2015
5 p.m. Dusk

Come together at the Socrates Sculpture Park to celebrate the longest day of the year! With free art workshops, face painting, and even a special performance by the Queens Symphony Orchestra how could you go wrong?

Invasive Removal in Highbridge Forest
Manhattan
Highbridge Park
Sunday, June 21, 2015
1 – 3:30 p.m.

Looking to lend a helping hand this weekend? Help the Highbridge Forest crew as they remove invasive vegetation in the Highbridge Forest! This volunteer event is open to volunteers and families of all skill levels. To register click the link above!

Live Music at the Mobilization for Change Garden
Manhattan
Sunday, June 21, 2015
2 p.m. – 8 p.m.

The Garden will be hosting various live musicians playing a wide variety of musical styles. There might even be an open mic opportunity if scheduling allows!

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