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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 14

The library book club at NYPL-58th St. meets this month to discuss The History of a Pleasure Seeker by Richard Mason. 5:30 PM.

Lego Wednesdays at NYPL-67th Street: Design buildings, space crafts, little villages or whatever your imagination can dream up. Ages 5-12. 3 PM ? 4 PM.

THURSDAY, AUG. 15

The Wild Garden, a hands-on exhibition illuminating the history, ecology, and management of the woodlands; 10 AM-5 PM. Dana Discovery Center (inside the Park at 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox avenues); tour guide by appointment for groups of 10 or more; call 212-860-1370 for more information; every day until 09/01.

FRIDAY, AUG. 16

August Film Series, NYPL-58th Street screenisThe Incredible Shrinking Man (1957) this week. B and W, 81 min. 2-4 PM. 127 E. 58th St. between Park and Lexington avenues .

SATURDAY, AUG. 17

Last weekend of "Summer Streets," 6.9 miles of traffic-free fun and food activities from Brooklyn Bridge to Central Park along Park Ave. 7 AM ? 1 PM; summerstreets@dot.nyc.gov.

The 82nd Street Greenmarket will sell local produce, collect old clothes, recycle household items and compost; East 82nd Street between 1st and York avenues; Grownyc.org.

Carl Schurz Park Volunteer Gardener Group meets to work in the park; students or children must be accompanied by adults or parents. 86th Street Mall at East End Avenue. 9:30 AM ? 12:30 PM.

SUNDAY, AUG. 18

Ronald McDonald Prep and Serve Dinner to residents; must be 18 or older. 405 E. 73rd St., 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM; RSVP at rhm-newyork.org.





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