The first few weeks of spring are the absolute best: the grass never looks greener, the trees barely begin blossoming, and the sun sets later and later, sweeping away any memory of biting winds and icy snow. And spring only lasts a moment, so embrace it! These 15 events will get you out and under the warm, springtime sun.
No prior molten glass experience is required for this afternoon course, where you’ll learn to make your own whimsical glass flowers and bring some colorful joy to your apartment.
Welcome nature’s rebirth at this Spring Equinox celebration, with readings and a guided meditation followed by a peaceful cemetery walk and a cozy bonfire toast.
After this one-day intensive course from the New York City Beekeepers Association, you’ll know enough about honeybee colonies to get started with a rooftop hive of your own.
Is a rose always a rose? Laptops are discouraged for this writing workshop en plein air, where students will discover how to craft nature-inspired poetry in an unusual, cliche-free manner.
Get inspired by the blossoming plants of the Queens Botanical Garden at this bilingual class, where you’ll learn the history and techniques behind traditional Chinese paper cutting.
Enjoy intervals of peaceful silence and inspiring singing bowls at this two hour meditation class honoring the Spring Equinox, concluding with 30 minutes of breath-work and silent meditation.
Put away your iPhone and pick up your actual camera for this 4-session workshop, where you’ll learn real skills to improve your landscape shots (even if you just post them on your Instagram).
Get down and dirty (literally) every Friday morning at Harlem Grown’s farm, where your volunteer hours help them inspire youth through local, urban farming.