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Holidays and Specials in New York City This Week - April 14-April 21

April 14, 2019 - by CG Directory Editor
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Holidays and Specials in New York City This Week
Holiday events and specials join parades and celebrations in City Guide's New York specials activity planner. From the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade to New Year's Eve to Christmas, Easter, Valentine's, and St. Patrick's Day, you'll find the best in New York holidays on City Guide's calendar listings. You'll also find amazing street fairs, festivals, and more.

The Lil Bub Big Show With Special Guests Fred Armisen, Kelly Deal, Steve Albini, Blasko, & More Surprises - Rocks Off
April 14, 2019 - New York

Sunday, April 14th at the Paramount Theatre, The Catsbury Park Cat Convention and Scoop Away proudly present: the Lil Bub Big Show! Featuring Special Guests Fred Armisen, Kelly Deal, Steve Albini, Blasko, & More Surprises!

Luna Park in Coney Island Celebrates the Traditional Egg Cream Christening of the Cyclone - Luna Park in Coney Island
April 14, 2019 - Brooklyn

Luna Park in Coney Island is excited to welcome back thrill seekers of all ages to the Traditional Egg Cream Christening Ceremony the Cyclone this Sunday, April 14th to celebrate the 2019 season. In honor of the iconic coaster’s 92nd anniversary, Luna Park will invite the first 92 guests in the line to ride The Cyclone for free. There will be additional events happening throughout the morning, including an appearance from The Brooklyn Seltzer Boys who will be providing egg cream samples to guests, a special performance by barber shop quartet, The Apple Boys and a marching band parade to celebrate the 2019 season.

NYC Maple Fest (First in NYC) - Grand Bazaar NYC
April 14, 2019 - New York

oin us for New York City's first Maple Festival! Together, with our Co-host Maple Craft Foods, we'll be hosting the finest artisanal Maple Sugarmakers from throughout the Northeast. Taste and smell the sweetness of maple throughout our Spring market. Enjoy sampling and shopping a curated selection of artisanal natural, organic and infused maple syrups, maple candy, maple beverages, waffles with maple syrup, and other yummy maple-inspired bites. Expand your knowledge and taste buds with interactive demonstrations and delicious samples. Come learn the art and science behind harvesting sap from maple trees and the process of transforming it into real maple syrup. Our Co-host, Maple Craft Foods, is generously donating $1 from every sale to our social cause, and we always donate 100% of our profits to four local public schools, benefiting over 4,000 children. The Maple Fest will take place within our weekly market, the biggest and most diverse in New York City. Be sure to come hungry and ready to shop local! Admission is free. But feel free to donate to our cause. -------------------------------------------- About Grand Bazaar NYC Grand Bazaar NYC is the biggest and most diver... (read more)

NY Metro Pet Reptile Expo - Westchester County Center
April 14, 2019 - White Plains

Come see thousands of live pet reptiles on display and for sale as pets. More than 100 reptile breeders will be displaying! If you like reptiles, or are looking for a scaly new pet, this is the event for you! Admission is $10/adults, and $5/kids 7-12 (6 and under free)- pay at the door only, cash or credit card.

NY Metro Pet Reptile Expo - Westchester County Center
April 14, 2019 - White Plains

Come see thousands of live pet reptiles on display and for sale as pets. More than 100 reptile breeders will be displaying! If you like reptiles, or are looking for a scaly new pet, this is the event for you! Admission is $10/adults, and $5/kids 7-12 (6 and under free)- pay at the door only, cash or credit card.

Greenwich Village Historic District 50th Anniversary Celebration and Open House Weekend! - Washington Square Park, Greenwich Village Historic District
Through April 14, 2019 - New York

Washington Square Park Celebration Saturday, April 13 from 12:00-3:00pm in Garibaldi Plaza (Rain location: Judson Memorial Church) Historic District Open House Weekend Saturday, April 13 - Sunday, April 14 Full calendar forthcoming at gvshp.org/gvhd50weekend Celebrate the golden anniversary of the Greenwich Village Historic District with us, with a joyous celebration in Washington Square Park featuring folk, jazz, and rock and roll music, art-making and activities, inspiring speakers, and festivities! This celebration will kick off our GVHD50 Open House weekend. Our friends and partners from local cultural, educational, religious, and civic groups and small businesses will join us in the park to celebrate the big 5-0, offering special opportunities and access to many of the treasures of the historic district, and will be opening their doors to the public with special tours, access, activities, and deals. See gvshp.org/GVHD50 for a list of participating sponsors and partners, as well as other GVHD50 events. Registration at gvshp.org/gvhd50signup!

Rr: Heliotrope Books and One Love Music - KGB Bar
April 16, 2019 - New York

No cover. 2 drink minimum. RR: Heliotrope Books and One Love Music

Sony Square NYC Hosts The Art of Music: Art Directors Panel Discussion - Sony Square NYC
April 16, 2019 - New York City

Sony Square NYC invites you to get a glimpse behind the scenes of creating the Album covers, photo shoots and experiential events for Sony Music artists. Get a real and fresh perspective from these women on how they've navigated the industry including hurdles and triumphs, opportunities and changes in the industry. Panelists include: Maria Marulanda Olivia Smith Meghan Foley Amaya Segura Connie Jun The event will be a 45-minute discussion followed by a Q&A and networking. Breakfast will be served!

NYC's Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry - Brooklyn Expo Center
April 17, 2019 - Brooklyn

Ensure that no kid goes hungry, whether in New York or across the nation, by joining the city’s finest chefs, sommeliers and mixologists on April 17, 2019 for Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry, a remarkable night of dining in support of No Kid Hungry’s work to end childhood hunger in America. Guests will mix, mingle, and enjoy food and drink prepared by more than 40 top chefs and bartenders – an impressive list of talent curated by our co-chairs and host committee.

International Busines Exchange - Harold Pratt House
April 17, 2019 - New York

On April 17, the Italian Business & Investment Initiative is hosting the ninth annual International Business Exchange; Transatlantic Commerce in a Post-Brexit Reality: Leveraging the European-American Connection. The panels will focus on a wide range of topics related to U.S.-European business relations; including the role of business in addressing the political and economic landscape in Europe, opportunities for private equity investment, the future of work, and the upcoming EU Parliament elections in May.

PERKS HR Convention NYC 2019 - Metropolitan Pavilion
April 18, 2019 - New York

Join PERKS in NYC on April 18, 2019 for the ONLY showcase for the the best and most unique employee amenities, perks and services available to employers for employees. Our biggest and most robust PERKS Convention yet, PERKS NYC will be featuring the best services, benefits and products for employee experience on the east coast. This is a full day event on April 18, 2019 at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Manhattan. The convention offers free experiences available at/during the expo, additional VIP experiences available for learning and connecting with your people peers! Everybody works. Our mission is to transform the way we think about it.

How the Pentagon Robs our City - Brooklyn Friends Meeting House
April 18, 2019 - Brooklyn

Bill Hartung’s talk will focus on the war economy, specific ways it drains our city’s resources, and what the public can do to turn it around. Two campaigns are already underway! Christine Lewis will present the NYC campaign to Move the Money and Jan Weinstein will discuss CodePink’s Divest from War Machine. Later, working groups will form to plan follow up actions.

The Price Is Right Live! - Theater at Westbury
April 19, 2019 - Westbury

ANT TO PLAY? NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open to legal residents of 50 United States and Canada (excluding Puerto Rico & Quebec), 18 years or older. Ticket purchase will not increase your chances of being selected to play. To register for chance to be a contestant, visit registration area at or near the venue box office 3 hours prior to show time. For complete rules & regulations, including eligibility requirements, visit or call the box office. To enter theater to watch show, a ticket purchase is required. Sponsored by Good Games Live, Inc. Void where prohibited. Price is Right Live™/© 2018 FremantleMedia. All Rights Reserved.

Nysom Easter Eggstravaganza 2019 - Rodale Pleasant Park Community Garden
April 20, 2019 - New York

Easter Time! Winter is over, Spring has arrived and NYSoM is excited to spread the great weather cheer to Harlem NYSoM is proud to present its 7th annual Easter Eggstravaganza Live on Saturday April 20, 2019 on 114th St between 1st & Pleasant Avenue in Harlem Easter Eggstravaganza 2019 will feature the following FREE activities open to all who would like to participate The Great NYSoM Easter Hunt (Groups of 20 Children participate in the hunt every 10 Minutes; There will be 25 Hunts Altogether; First Come First Served: Egg Hunt is recommended for Ages 12 and under ) Easter Egg Painting (300 Eggs Available for Painting First Come First Served) Easter Bunny & Friends Street Fair (Street Fair Begins @ 12PM; Event Begins @ 2PM) Easter Activity Village & Much More

2019 LIC YMCA Bunny Run and Easter Egg Hunt - Lance Corporal Thomas P Noonan Park
April 20, 2019 - Sunnyside

Join us for our Long Island City YMCA Bunny Fun Run and Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by T-Mobile, ProHealth Dental, and Sunnyside Shines. Fun for the whole family celebrating spring and our great community. We are inviting all families from Western Queens and beyond to join us for this new Easter weekend tradition of promoting health and community. The Long Island City YMCA and our official running club - The LIC Runners invite you to our 2019 Long Island City YMCA Bunny Fun Run and Easter Egg Hunt! All proceeds will go directly to the YMCA's Annual Campaign— which assists in providing community programming for youth, teens, and families in the neighborhoods of Western Queens.

Sony Square NYC Hosts A Street Photography & Photo Editing Workshop With Kenneth Hines Jr. - SONY Square NYC
April 20, 2019 - New York

Learn how to bring your street images to life, from composition to image editing with Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop. Join us for a 3 hour workshop, where Kenneth will teach his workflow for post processing, using Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop. Receive answers to questions you may have during the workshops as well. Date: April 20, 2019 Time: 12:30pm – 3:30pm EST Location: Sony Square NYC, 25 Madison Ave REQUIREMENTS: Laptop/notebook Adobe Lightroom (4 to 7, CC) Adobe Photoshop (CS4 to CS6, CC) Camera and lenses of your choice (cameras and lenses will be available on a first come first serve basis)

Annual Egg Hunt @ Monarch Rooftop - Monarch Rooftop Bar
April 20, 2019 - New York

Join us at Monarch Rooftop & Indoor lounge for our 4th annual egg hunt!! This event is for the entire family and includes egg decorating, games, prizes and of course our epic egg hunt (baskets will be provided for the kids or they are more than welcome to bring their own!) Light fare and soft beverages are included in ticket price! We will be doing a raffle with some fantastic prizes and all proceeds will go towards the Big Brothers Big Sisters NYC! BBBS of NYC is considered the founding agency of the nation's youth mentoring movement. Since 1904, our mission has been to give all children in New York City who face adversity an opportunity to experience a strong, enduring professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationship with adults that will help change their lives for the better. We partner with families, volunteers, organizations, and the community to inspire positive change in all. Dont miss out on all the fun! Please email genese@addisongroupnyc.com with any questions and we look forward to seeing you at the Hunt! Schedule of Events: 12pm-1pm Everyone will gather in our Indoor Lounge to have a meet & greet with the Easter bunny as well as snack and drinks! Please ... (read more)

Southampton Inn’s Easter Getaway - Southampton Inn
April 21, 2019 - Southampton

Enjoy Easter at the Southampton Inn and Claude’s Restaurant, with breakfast from 7:00am to 10:00am, or Sunday Brunch from 10:00am to 3:00pm. Children under 12 will have the opportunity to participate in the Inn’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt with the Easter Bunny, a free event for the community. This popular tradition will take place on the South Lawn at 10:00am on Easter Sunday. Book an overnight stay for two on Saturday, April 20 for $195, plus tax, and receive breakfast or Brunch for two at Claude’s on Sunday April 21. If you choose the Brunch option, Southampton Inn offers a late checkout of 1:00 PM. For the latest packages, deals and rates, please call 631-283-6500, or visit southamptoninn.com. We look forward to welcoming you at the Southampton Inn!

Celebrity Chef Geoffrey Zakarian’s The Lambs Club at The Chatwal, Easter Brunch 2019 - The Lambs Club at the Chatwal
April 21, 2019 - New York

Celebrity chef Geoffrey Zakarian’s The Lambs Club at The Chatwal is offering a prix-fixe Brunch menu. For $85 for adults and $65 for children under 12, guests could indulge in various menu items including Breads & Pastries such as Chocolate Croissants and Cinnamon Roll, Raw dishes such as Shrimp Cocktail and Tuna Tartare with Champagne Gelee & Cucumber, Hot dishes such as Brioche French Toast and Smoked Salmon, as well as Sweets such as Lemon Meringue, Strawberry Shortcake, and Macaroons.

Celebrity Chef Geoffrey Zakarian’s The Lambs Club at The Chatwal, Easter Brunch 2019 - The Lambs Club at the Chatwal
April 21, 2019 - New York

Celebrity chef Geoffrey Zakarian’s The Lambs Club at The Chatwal is offering a prix-fixe Brunch menu. For $85 for adults and $65 for children under 12, guests could indulge in various menu items including Breads & Pastries such as Chocolate Croissants and Cinnamon Roll, Raw dishes such as Shrimp Cocktail and Tuna Tartare with Champagne Gelee & Cucumber, Hot dishes such as Brioche French Toast and Smoked Salmon, as well as Sweets such as Lemon Meringue, Strawberry Shortcake, and Macaroons.

Easter Celebration at Union Cantina - Union Cantina
April 21, 2019 - Southampton

This Easter Sunday, diners of Union Cantina can choose between the popular bottomless brunch (with 2 for 1 brunch cocktails) or dinner. Delectable dishes will be served such as Avocado Fries, Hearts of Palm Salad, Baja Tacos, Skirt Steak Tacos, and their widely popular house specialty Deconstructed Enchiladas. Do not miss the popular Guacamole En Molcajate, prepared mild or spicy. In the mood for a gourmet hamburger or a delectable milkshake? Try their newest dining hotspot, Union Burger Bar. The restaurant extension is co-located with the contemporary Mexican restaurant, offering an assortment of specialty gourmet burgers, fresh hand-cut fries, maniacal milkshakes & desserts and of course an elaborate craft beer and small batch bourbon selection. Union Burger Bar is first come, first served, no reservations, and is open for both lunch and dinner. For more information, visit www.unioncantina.net 631-377-3500 Union Cantina 40 Bowden Sq, Southampton, NY 11968

Easter Treats at MarieBelle Chocolates - MarieBelle New York
April 21, 2019 - New York

MarieBelle has the perfect Springtime gift with their Easter Collection. Try their Easter Ganache Collection beautifully wrapped in blue boxes with green ribbons that evoke the spirit of Spring and are ideal for Easter. Share that Spring feeling with their gorgeous assortment of Large Chocolate Easter Eggs. And no Easter is complete without the Easter Bunny and MarieBelle’s Double Easter Bunnies Box. You can purchase these and more, in-store or online at www.mariebelle.com. For more information, visit www.mariebelle.com 212-925-6999 MarieBelle New York 484 Broome Street, New York, NY 10013

Easter Funday Kids Cruise - Empire Cruises - Pier 36
April 21, 2019 - New York

Party with the Easter Bunny as we cruise to the Statue of Liberty aboard the Timeless. It will be lots of fun as we make balloon animals, face painting, popcorn, cotton candy and more! On this fun kids cruise, sightsee the amazing New York City's skyline and the Statue of Liberty. Snacks and drinks will be available for purchase. From Pier 36, we start boarding at 1:00 pm and depart at 1:30 pm. After tons of fun, we are back at the dock at 3:30 pm.

Easter Funday Kids Cruise - Empire Cruises - Pier 36
April 21, 2019 - New York

Party with the Easter Bunny as we cruise to the Statue of Liberty aboard the Timeless. It will be lots of fun as we make balloon animals, face painting, popcorn, cotton candy and more! On this fun kids cruise, sightsee the amazing New York City's skyline and the Statue of Liberty. Snacks and drinks will be available for purchase. From Pier 36, we start boarding at 1:00 pm and depart at 1:30 pm. After tons of fun, we are back at the dock at 3:30 pm.

Celebrate Easter at T-Bar Steak & Lounge - T-Bar Steak & Lounge
April 21, 2019 - New York

This Easter, under the watchful eye of Restaurateur Tony Fortuna, T-Bar will offer a special Easter Menu as well as their regular a la carte menu, which features its signature prime beef steaks along with a mélange of grilled fish, chopped salads and pastas. A long list of perfectly-prepared side dishes, like the Sautéed Haricot Verts with garlic, or the Roasted Brussel Sprouts with bacon, complement each entrée on the menu. Pair your meal with one of the restaurant’s specialty cocktails or a glass of wine from T-Bar’s carefully selected wine list. Swoon over the decadent desert menu crafted by Executive Chef Ben Zwicker, which includes the famous Banana Parfait Mille Feuilles with coconut and caramel sauce.

Celebrate Easter at Russian Samovar - Russian Samovar
April 21, 2019 - New York

Russian Samovar offers their a la carte menu for Easter Sunday. Delectable appetizers from the a la carte menu include Beluga and Osetra caviar, Blinis filled with salmon or caviar, the Assorted Fish Platter (in-house cured Salmon Gravlax with dill, Smoked Atlantic Salmon and Smoked Butterfish), Vol-au-Vent (a wild mushroom puff pastry), traditional Borscht, a Pate Russe laced with brandy, and Pelmeni Stroganoff, veal or chicken with sirloin tips in a creamy mushroom sauce. It is its signature entrees, however, that have put Russian Samovar on the culinary map. House specialties include Shashlik Karski (rack of lamb marinated in Georgian spices), Beef Stroganoff, Veal Pojarksi (ground veal and breast of chicken cutlets), Chicken Kiev and Pelmeni (veal, beef and chicken dumplings). Aside from its authentic Russian dishes, Russian Samovar is known for its 26 flavored vodkas prepared in-house, including ginger, horseradish, lemon and cranberry. For more information, visit www.russiansamovar.com 212-757-0168

Planet Heart's 12th Annual World Peace Earth Day Celebration - Unification Church of America
April 21, 2019 - New York

. Come join us in NYC for A Very Special Evening with our Conscious Community as we Gather in Unity Honoring Mother Earth with Inspirational Talks from Spiritual, Interfaith and Environmental Leaders, Live Music and Dance Performances, Meditation & Prayers, Vibrational Sound Activations, Inter-Active Participation throughout the day with Vendors and Food with host Mitchell Rabin (Founder/Producer/Host of A Better World Radio and TV). For More Info & Tickets: www.planetheart.org, email earthday@wethworld.org Call 212-222-5432. Portion of the proceeds help support We, The World. Produced by Andrew Kaen in Association with We, The World (fiscal sponsor), World Yoga Community, The Vigil for Peace and Ecology and iMov.

Junior’s Restaurant’s Favorite Easter Cheesecakes - Junior’s Restaurant
April 21, 2019 - New York

Junior’s Restaurant is offering guests their award-winning New York Original Cheesecake baked into an elegant egg-shaped, premium ganache with colorful pastel buttercream, paste green chocolate curls, and Jordan almonds. This Easter, pick up an Easter Egg Cheesecake from any of the Junior’s Restaurant locations or order it online at www.juniorscheesecake.com. Guests could also choose from various Junior’s Restaurant favorites including the Spring Little Fellas Sampler, Strawberry Cheesecake, and more.

Spring Fest 2019 - Arlo SoHo
Through April 21, 2019 - New York

Arlo’s second annual SpringFest celebration welcomes Earth Day in style, this time in our new Arlo Blooms botanical garden pop-up! Join us for an array of eco-friendly activities, including live music, Modrn Sanctuary yoga, sound bath meditation sessions, a Tiny Jungles potted plant station and more. End the night with live DJs mixing soulful, funky sounds for the perfect close to a day spent appreciating Mother Nature. Event is free to attend.

Trinity Church Wall Street Holy Week Events - One Liberty Plaza
Through April 21, 2019 - New York

Sunday, April 14 • Palm Sunday Palm Sunday Holy Eucharist 8am * St. Paul’s Chapel A simple said celebration of the Palm Sunday Holy Eucharist, with the Blessing of the Palms, the Passion Gospel, and Holy Communion. Palm Sunday Holy Eucharist 9am * Trinity Church, Chapel of All Saints (webcast) A celebration of the Palm Sunday Holy Eucharist, with the Blessing of the Palms, the Passion Gospel, Holy Communion, and congregational hymns and service music. Palm Sunday Holy Eucharist 9:15am-10:15am * St. Paul’s Chapel A service for the whole family, focusing on teaching about Palm Sunday. The celebration includes Holy Eucharist, the Blessing of the Palms, the Passion Gospel, Holy Communion, and congregational hymns and service music featuring the Trinity Youth Chorus. Palm Sunday Blessing of the Palms and Procession (webcast) 10:30am-11:15am * Zuccotti Park to St. Paul’s Chapel This joyous and enthusiastic Palm Sunday service begins with the Blessing of the Palms and a donkey-led Procession with The Choir of Trinity Wall Street and Brass that moves from Zuccotti Park to St. Paul’s Chapel for the continuation of the liturgy. In inclement weather, the entire servic... (read more)

Spring Fest 2019 - Arlo SoHo
Through April 21, 2019 - New York

Arlo’s second annual SpringFest celebration welcomes Earth Day in style, this time in our new Arlo Blooms botanical garden pop-up! Join us for an array of eco-friendly activities, including live music, Modrn Sanctuary yoga, sound bath meditation sessions, a Tiny Jungles potted plant station and more. End the night with live DJs mixing soulful, funky sounds for the perfect close to a day spent appreciating Mother Nature. Event is free to attend.

Rockland Free Fair - Palisades Center
Through April 28, 2019 - West Nyack

This family-friendly annual event features "The Greatest Showman"-style old-time sideshow acts under the big top, a petting zoo, favorite fair food, and midway rides and games for all ages. There is no charge for fair parking and admission including the Records and Burpee Children's Zoo and the World of Wonders Amazement Show, starring sword swallowers, fire eaters, knife throwers, escape artists and other exciting acts. Unlimited ride wristbands (for riders 36 inches or taller) are $30 each on site. Online pre-sale ride wristbands are $20 each, 2 wristbands for $35, or a Family Four Pack (2 adult and 2 child wristbands) for $60. (Online sales end at 5 pm Thurs., April 18.) Visit the website for ride ticket prices and coupon savings on rides and food. Fair hours are 5 to 11 pm April 18 and 1 to 11 pm April 19-28. The petting zoo closes daily at 10 pm. For more information, call 866-666-3247.

Rockland Free Fair - Palisades Center
Through April 28, 2019 - West Nyack

This family-friendly annual event features "The Greatest Showman"-style old-time sideshow acts under the big top, a petting zoo, favorite fair food, and midway rides and games for all ages. There is no charge for fair parking and admission including the Records and Burpee Children's Zoo and the World of Wonders Amazement Show, starring sword swallowers, fire eaters, knife throwers, escape artists and other exciting acts. Unlimited ride wristbands (for riders 36 inches or taller) are $30 each on site. Online pre-sale ride wristbands are $20 each, 2 wristbands for $35, or a Family Four Pack (2 adult and 2 child wristbands) for $60. (Online sales end at 5 pm Thurs., April 18.) Visit the website for ride ticket prices and coupon savings on rides and food. Fair hours are 5 to 11 pm April 18 and 1 to 11 pm April 19-28. The petting zoo closes daily at 10 pm. For more information, call 866-666-3247.

Ecological City Costume/Puppet Workshops - Two Bridges Neighborhood Council
Through May 08, 2019 - New York

EARTH CELEBRATIONS' ECOLOGICAL CITY - PUPPET & COSTUME WORKSHOPS - MARCH 2 - MAY 8 Volunteers are invited to participate in our workshops led by Earth Celebrations' Artists-in-Residence to create spectacular visual art, giant puppets, and costumes for the culminating Ecological City: Procession for Climate Solutions celebrating and bringing together climate resiliency and ecological sustainability initiatives throughout the gardens, neighborhood and East River Park waterfront on the Lower East Side. -Costume Workshops: WEDNESDAYS, 6-9pm with artist Yelaine Rodriguez -Puppet Workshops: SATURDAYS, 12-4pm with artist Lucrecia Novoa @ Two Bridges Neighborhood Council (Community Room) 82 Rutgers Slip (btw. FDR & Cherry St. LES - F train to E. Broadway - walk two blocks east) Workshops are free of cost - please register here: http://earthcelebrations.com/register-ecological-city-workshops-2/ For more information: http://earthcelebrations.com/

Downtown Urban Arts Festival - Various
Through May 18, 2019 -

NEW YORK (Wednesday, April 10, 2019) – The 2019 Downtown Urban Arts Festival (Reg E. Gaines, artistic director; Creative Ammo Inc., producer), now in its 17 th year, officially opens on Thursday, April 11 with R&B and Billboard Top 100 Dance Club recording artist CeCe Peniston, in a one-night only concert event at Joe’s Pub. The multi-disciplinary arts festival showcasing music, poetry, live theater and film performs through May 18 at Nuyorican Poets Cafe, The Wild Project and Tribeca Film Center, respectively. Other highlights during the five-week festival include: -Community poetry slam event, Words Matter, a forum for current social issues where local poets and audience members alike recite their best poems and compete for a cash prize totaling $200. Words Matter is hosted by Jaime Lee Lewis, 2016 Nuyorican Slam Champion and will be held on Saturday, April 13 from 7 PM – 9 PM (sign-up begins at 6:30PM) at Nuyorican Poets Cafe (236 East 3 rd Street). Tickets are $12. -Live theater series featuring new works for the stage by 18 playwrights at The Wild Project (195 East 3rd Street) from Wednesday, April 24 to Saturday, May 11. Tickets are $20. The 2019 DUAF Playwri... (read more)

Shopping and Champagne - Trina Turk and Mr. Turk
Through October 08, 2028 - New York

Sip champagne as you shop our new Holiday Collection at 25% off! Plus enter for a chance to win a 1000$ Shopping Spree!

Roulette's Spring Open House - Roulette
Through April 02, 2109 - Boerum Hill

Calling all local residents, community organizers, vendors, and anyone who is interested in learning more about Roulette's Rental Program! You are invited to Roulette's free Spring Neighborhood Open House on Tuesday, April 2, 2019. From 6pm – 8pm, we will be opening our doors to the public and inviting the community to visit Roulette. Have a drink, jam to beats by DJ Natural State of Dance, learn about our programming, and see why Roulette has become one of the most in demand venues in Brooklyn for weddings, not-for-profit, and commercial organizations, private celebrations, conferences, galas, and more! Featuring complimentary food with the return of the legendary Pies'n'Thighs and Naturally Delicious, a chance to relive the culinary heaven of our 40th Gala with Night Kitchen Catering, and sweet dreams from our neighborhood chocolate supplier Nunu Chocolates; decor by the top-tier team of Big Dawg Party Rentals; and free photobooth mementos provided by MVS Studio/ Fobo. Whether you're passionate about Roulette's music programming or interested in renting our venue for your next event, come meet our friendly and knowledgeable staff and see the space in action!

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