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@governorsisland is buzzworthy in more ways than one...head to the #UrbanFarm today from 12-4PM and celebrate #WorldBeeDay🐝 with one of our newest programming orgs,! Learn about honeybees, how pollinators work, enjoy painting activities and even taste honey made from flowers on the Island! 🌼🐝

Rain, rain go away. Dreaming of playing on @governorsisland on a sunnier day. Here's hoping the sun comes out soon in NYC! In the meantime, head to to learn about the many FREE indoor exhibits happening in Nolan Park and Colonels Row this weekend! 📸by @kregholt

CORRECTION: Due to inclement weather @riteofsummernyc 's first concert of the season on #GovernorsIsland will be cancelled - we will keep you posted on the raindate for Sandbox Percussion! Image above is Contemporaneous' concert "The Two Halves" from August 2017.

Today is #internationaldayoflight, and on this day in 1960, physicist Theodore Maiman created the first laser! The @holocenternyc on #GovernorsIsland showcases artwork that explores light and hosts workshops where you can make your own hologram. Check out the HoloCenter in Colonels Row 403, open every weekend through June 10.

Storm watch from @governorsisland ⛴⛈
📸 by @roblomangino

Welcome to Chip, the newest member of @giworkingdogs ! Max, Quinn and Chip are all here thanks to @midatlanticbordercollierescue and work hard at keeping the Island clear of geese. Chip is 5 months old and will be living with Max and Jim, our Director of Park and Public Space. If you’re on Governors Island, come say hi and welcome Chip to NYC! And check our link in bio for more info on why we need working dogs on #GovernorsIsland ! #bordercollies #dogsinamoat #nogeesehere #wechecked

Savoring sunshine before the rain later this week... stay dry NYC! #governorsisland #nycskyline #statenislandferry #nyharbor #blueskies #greengrass #springishere

Flowers for mom from the Parade Ground on @governorsisland. Happy Mothers Day! 📸by @jennytakesnyc

Rain or shine, @nycholi on @governorsisland is ON! Head to the Play Lawns for dance and music performances, activities for kids, food and colorful celebration of springtime and diversity! The fun goes until 7PM. @nycbhangra

#Regram from @rare_air_gov_isl - come out to #GovernorsIsland this weekend and check out Rare Air, an experimental neon exhibition space. Please Go Away by @stephanie_sara_lif is on view for the month of May! Rare Air is open Sat & Sun in #NolanPark house 7B from 11AM-5PM. Check our link in bio to see more free programming and events

Looking for something to do this weekend? This is your friendly reminder that #GovernorsIsland has FREE programming and exhibitions every weekend in #NolanPark and #ColonelsRow through October - check out our calendar to find more information as well as upcoming events throughout the season. New events are always being added, check our link in bio! 📸 by @mvrvin_h

This week’s #BloomoftheWeek is this pair of orange and purple flowers that have returned from pollinator gardens that our grounds crew planted last year! What a lovely color combination 🧡💜 #governorsisland #pollinators #springinthecity

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