Weekend Preview: RECESS Bocce, African Film Festival and Much More

African Film Festival returns this Sunday with dance classes, needle arts and selected short films.

This weekend on Governors Island really has something for everyone.

On Saturday, come to Colonel’s Row  as another set of 32 teams compete for the bragging rights of RECESS 2012 Bocce champions. LINUS is back with brand new bikes for free test rides around the island, and there will be lots of treats to try — Grandaisy Bakery will bring their assorted delights, Je & Jo ice cream will be here and there will be plenty of evian on hand too. If you get tired of cheering and want a piece of the action, feel free to jump in on a few of the open public courts.

And on Sunday, head out to the African Film Festival. There are tons of activities planned – from Afro-Brazilian dance classes to storytelling and learning how to double dutch. All events take place in Colonels Row from noon to 4:30 PM.

As always, bring your bike, or rent one and enjoy all of the art exhibits and activities throughout the Island!


About these ads

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 24,433 other followers

%d bloggers like this: