NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – It’s the first day of summer.
The Times Square Alliance is marking the occasion by offering sun salutations and other yoga moves at the crossroads of the world.READ MORE: New York City Rolls Out $100 Incentive For Getting Vaccinated As CDC Report Warns Delta Variant As Contagious As Chicken Pox
The 14th annual “Mind Over Madness Yoga” event takes place all day. There are different free yoga classes for people with different skill levels.Tornado Confirmed In Essex County; Residents In New Jersey Face Big Cleanup
Summer begins at 6:34 p.m. on the East Coast. That’s when the Sun reaches its highest point in Earth’s sky.
Monday also marks the longest period of daylight of the year. The days will get shorter beginning Tuesday until Dec. 21, the winter solstice.
Sky watchers will later be treated to a rare full moon coinciding with the solstice. June’s full moon has traditionally been nicknamed the honey moon or the strawberry moon because of its large, reddish-amber appearance in the sky.MORE NEWS: Broadway Vaccine Mandate: Audiences Must Be Vaccinated And Masked; Performers, Crew And Staff Required To Be Vaccinated
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