New York City is not only home to great cultural institutions, shops and events; it's also a place where there are plenty of things to do outside. If you're looking for ways to enjoy New York's beautiful summer weather, we've got some great suggestions for things you can do outdoors?from New York parks and outdoor cafes to flea markets, sporting events, and street fairs. Here are some of our favorite things to do in NYC this week that will get you out of the house!
Penguins - Maritime Aquarium
Through January 02, 2011 - Norwalk
Come fall in love with the new colony of African penguins in a new outdoor exhibit, offering views above and below the water.
December Break: Holiday Bounce Schedule at BounceU Farmingdale - BounceU Farmingdale
Through January 02, 2011 -
Celebrate the Holidays at one of our Open Bounce Sessions! BounceU Farmingdale will be adding Special Open Bounce Sessions for the kids to come and play. Call (631) 777- JUMP (5867) or check our online calendar for session times, www.bounceu.com/cities/farmingdale.ny! Call today to reserve your spot!
The Butterfly Conservatory - American Museum of Natural History
Through May 27, 2011 -
Celebrating its 13th year, this highly popular wintertime destination flourishes in 80-degree temperatures and features up to 500 hovering iridescent butterflies, blooming tropical flowers, and lush green vegetation. The Butterfly Conservatory transforms the iciest winter day into a magical escape into summer. Shimmering, multicolored butterflies gently flutter by visitors' upturned faces, land atop their heads, or perch upon their shoulders.