The Weekend Tip: City Bench Invasion

New resting places popping up at several locations throughout Brooklyn—including on Fulton Street in Clinton Hill.

1. You wanted more City Benches, Fort Greene-Clinton Hill? Well, it looks at least someone at the city Department of Transportation was listening. In the past few days, two City Benches—the metal, ergonomically designed and vented —appeared outside Young Minds Day Care and on Fulton Street. The new seats join other City Benches already in place at Putnam and Fowlers Square pedestrian plazas. To suggest other locations, visit DOT's website or check out the downloadable mail-in form attached to this post.

2. To celebrate the opening of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Let’s Move! Brooklyn is hosting . Fun fitness activities appropriate for all ages will take place in three locations around Brooklyn. Pep Rally for Olympic Swimmer Lia Neal and “Fit Kids Run," 330 Willoughby Ave. (Bed-Stuy). Sat., 11 a.m. Free. Let’s Move! Nature Walk, 990 Washington Ave. (Prospect Heights). Sat., 11 a.m. Free. Let’s Move! Olympic Fitness Activities, 145 Brooklyn Ave. (Crown Heights). Sat., 1 p.m. Free.

3. Use spinning wheels and fun art parts . For youngsters ages 3 and up. New York Transit Museum, Boerum Place and Schermerhorn Street (Downtown Brooklyn). Sat., 1:30 p.m. Free with $5 kids admission.

4. Why are there so many songs about rainbows? Ask Loser's Lounge!!! This all-star tribute ensemble gets its Kermit on for a on the Celebrate Brooklyn stage. Prospect Park Bandshell, PPW at 9th Street (Park Slope). Sat., 7:30 p.m. Free.

5. : Cumbe brings cast members from the hit Broadway play to Brooklyn to teach dance. Awesome. 'Nuff said. Cumbe, 558 Fulton St. Sun., 3 p.m. $18.


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