In case you’re tired of all the old stuff you usually do, here are two events that might spark your interest this weekend (we’ll put a more comprehensive list on This Week’s Events too).
Saturday: River to River Walking Tour with Hank Orenstein
“Meeting at 10:00am at the Statue of Eleanor Roosevelt, 72nd Street & Riverside Drive. In honor of World Water Day, join us on a “River-to-River” walk across Manhattan from the Hudson to the East River! New York City owes its history and development to its location and waterways! We’ll also stop by some of Central Park’s waterways and the site of a natural spring that was used by the residents of the Seneca Village community in the 1800’s! This amazing tour will cover the history of Manhattan’s development from the 1600’s to the present with stops and many architectural treasures and iconic buildings. Tour is free with suggested donation of $15 per person to be given to charity: water for Rubicon Property’s clean water campaign. Bring clean water to drink and snacks if you like.” RSVP to email@example.com or call 646-596-3005 for more information.
Sunday: Palm Sunday at St. Paul and St. Andrew
At about 10:40 a.m. on Sunday, people will gather on the steps of the Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew on 86th street and West End Avenue to bless the palms and a donkey. The donkey will apparently lead the congregation around the block. More info at the St. Paul and St. Andrew facebook page.
Photo via St. Paul and St. Andrew facebook page.
Re: “bless the palms and a donkey. The donkey will apparently lead the congregation around the block.”
That’s a lovely idea…as long as the following congregants watch where they’re stepping.
And, of course, please do not confuse this innocent donkey with his distant cousins …
that would be the JACKASSES IN CONGRESS LEADING THIS COUNTRY NOT AROUND THE BLOCK BUT AROUND IN EVER SMALLER CIRCLES OF FUTILITY!