5 Things: Tea Ceremony at Chrysanthemum and Yoga in the Park

Prospect Heights-area subway, alternate side and event information you won't want to miss.


1. You need to learn the art of the tea ceremony. Head to Washington Avenue for the first , where you will learn not only how to appreciate tea, but also how to prepare it and serve it using the proper tea ceremony etiquette. 6 p.m. $35.

2. You need to relax. What could be better than ? How about free yoga in Prospect Park? 10 a.m. Near the Lincoln Road entrance.

2.5 You need to cheer on Team USA ... and have a good meal. See our list of , which includes several spots with full menus. 

3. You need to get the kids out of the house. Head to  for the sing-along  at 10:30 a.m., ($5 per family) or, for kids 0-18 months, go to the  at 10 or 10:30 a.m. for  (free).  

4. You need to know if your train is running ... Between midnight and 5 a.m. the Brooklyn-bound 2 and 4 trains will run express between Atlantic and Franklin avenues, according to the MTA

5. ... Or if you have to move your car. Alternate side parking rules won't be suspended again until Wednesday, August 15 for Feast of the Assumption, according to the NYCDOT

Martha August 01, 2012 at 02:27 PM
Thanks....good to have indoor things for the kids on a day like this.
Amy Sara Clark August 01, 2012 at 05:08 PM
Indeed! (If you can even make it out in the rain). Another good spot is Ample Hills, which has a play area with a play kitchen for the kids. We've done that on rainy days. -Amy


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