Summer Solsctice Celebrations in Times Square and Socrates Sculpture Park New York City

Summer Solsctice Celebrations in Times Square and Socrates Sculpture Park

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Summer Solsctice Celebrations in Times Square and Socrates Sculpture Park 2012

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20 June 2012

Celebrate the Summer Solstice in Times Square, with FREE Yoga-fest throughout the day. Or bring your friends and family to take part in Socrates Sculpture Park’s annual Solstice event to welcome the summer and celebrate the longest day of the year!

Summer Solstice in Times Square

June 20, 2012

Attendees will be challenged to find tranquility and transcendence in the midst of the world’s most commercial and frenetic place, Times Square. Thousands of yoga enthusiasts will celebrate the longest day of the year (June 20th) with an all day yoga fest. Join us as we come together for a collective ohm in the middle of Times Square.

Celebrate the sun, summer and creativity at the Crossroads of the World with free outdoor yoga classes. Participants of “Solstice in Times Square: Athleta Mind Over Madness Yoga” will also enjoy musical performances, giveaways and more. Then, come back for Make Music New York on June 21st!

Where: Broadway Plazas between 45th and 47th Streets. Check in is at Broadway and 48th Street.

Admission: FREE

When: 7:30 am to 7:30 pm
Pre-registration is recommended.

Visit the Official Website of Times quare Alliance for more details.

Summer Solstice in Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, New York

June 20, 2012
5 PM – Sunset (Rain or Shine)

Bring your friends and family to Socrates’ annual Solstice event to welcome the summer and celebrate the longest day of the year! Be creative in solstice art-making workshops presented in partnership with Free Style Arts Association, IOBY, Materials for the Arts, The Noguchi Museum, and Queens Museum of Art; get your face painted by Agostino Arts; participate in a special solstice ritual performed by Urban Shaman Mama Donna; have a picnic; and enjoy the view as the sun sets over the Manhattan skyline!

Once again featuring Silent Storm Sound System’s silent disco – a unique way of experiencing music! Guests wear wireless headphones as a silent atmosphere is transformed into a high-energy dance party.

As a part of Civic Action, sneak in a full body workout and help keep Socrates green with artist Natalie Jeremijenko’s X Fitness Hula Hoops, which will scatter seeds throughout the Park; and then reward yourself with delicious food from local restaurants served in artist Rirkrit Tiravanija’s outdoor installation.

SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK
32-01 Vernon Boulevard at Broadway
Long Island City (Queens), NY 11106
The Park is located in Long Island City, Queens at the intersection of Broadway and Vernon Boulevard

Admission: FREE

Directions:

BY SUBWAY:
Monday through Friday take the N or W train to the Broadway stop in Queens and walk eight blocks west on Broadway (toward the East River) to the intersection of Vernon Boulevard. On Saturday and Sunday, take the N train to the Broadway stop.

BY BUS:
Q103, Q104 to Broadway and Vernon Boulevard
Q19A to Broadway and 21st Street

Contact

Phone: (718)956-1819
Website : www.socratessculpturepark.org/programs/solstice.php

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