The summer is winding down, which means there are only a few weeks left until Governors Island is closed for 2011.
So for all those who haven't made the pilgrimage to the 172 acre island at the heart of New York Harbor, there's no time like the present.
Among the many highlights of Governor's Island are scores of free art exhibits, miles of car-free bike riding, and plenty of spots to pop a squat and picnic.
Some of the current work on display include sculptures by Mark di Suvero, as well as other members in the Sculptors Guild.
Plus, for the indie-art lovers, Labor Day weekend marks the return of the Four Heads Art Fair, which showcases innovative galleries of photography, painting, video, and object installations provided by 120 independent artists.
This year, Governors Island also boasts the Figment 2011 Minigolf Course, inspired by the unknown world of bugs.
Then for couples looking for a romantic city getaway, Governors Island probably has some of the most intimate views of lower Manhattan, the Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn and the .
Safe to say, with so much going on from now until September 25, when the park officially closes, there's sure to be something for everyone on the Island.
To see a full list of remaining calendar events at Governors Island click here.