Holidays and Specials in New York City This Week - February 17-February 24February 17, 2019 - by CG Directory Editor
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.
Chinese New Year Temple Bazaar - Flushing Town Hall
February 17, 2019 - Flushing
Chinese New Year Temple Bazaar is also supported by Tai Wang/WAC Lighting, Shandong Association, Amy Mak Chan, Dr. Hsing-Lih Chou/ New York Institute of Culture and the Arts, Flushing Bank, and Shanghai Commercial Bank. Flushing Council on Culture and the Arts dba Flushing Town Hall is a not for profit organization which receives major support from the National Endowment for the Arts; New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; New York State Assembly Member Ron Kim; New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, Mayor Bill de Blasio; Queens Borough President Melinda Katz; Council Members Adrienne Adams, Costa Constantinides, Daniel Dromm, Barry Grodenchik, Peter Koo, Karen Koslowitz, Francisco Moya, Paul A. Vallone, and Jimmy Van Bramer; and the Howard Gilman Foundation, the Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, and the Lily Auchincloss Foundation
The New York/New Jersey Franchise Show - Meadowlands Expo Center
Through February 17, 2019 - Secaucus
Take the next step in finding your success at the Franchise Show. This event is your opportunity to meet face to face with representatives from top franchise concepts who want to expand or develop in your area. Attend FREE educational seminars and speak with industry professionals who are on-site all weekend to answer your questions. Get FREE legal, financing and business planning advice. Gather all the information you need to find the franchise that matches your skills and budget. Save hours of research time, compare opportunities and source valuable information in an informal, no pressure atmosphere.
FanfaireNYC - High School of Art and Design
Through February 17, 2019 - New York
Comic and arts convention featuring creative professionals from a variety of fields exhibiting alongside talented students of the High School of Art and Design. Cosplay contests and film screenings. Special guests include: Neal Adams, Art Spiegelman, Larry Hama, Adam Kubert, and J.J. Sedelmaier.
FanfaireNYC - Art & Design High School
Through February 17, 2019 - New York
Fanfaire NYC is an annual two-day comic con featuring over 125 artists and vendors selling comics, prints and swag. Award-winning guest speakers provide insights about their careers and creative process. Additionally, fans and aspiring artists attend costume contests, panel discussions, workshops and portfolio reviews.
Celebrate Cultural Heritage In Honor of Black History Month - Baldwin Masonic Temple
February 19, 2019 - Baldwin
Celebrate Cultural Heritage In Honor of Black History Month With Nassau Chapter #718 Enjoy a Wonderful Evening of: Special Guest Speaker Live Performances Cultural Merchandise For Sale Raffles Complimentary Admission Cash Bar $5 Dinner Plates!!! ****(Each plate purchased automatically enters you into a raffle drawing for 2 tickets for a Broadway Show.)**** For more information contact Nassau Chapter No. 718 (516) 362 - 0997
Mixology Festival 2019: Michele Mercure - Roulette
February 22, 2019 - Brooklyn
Roulette, with RVNG Intl. and Freedom To Spend, is proud to present minimal synthesist and experimental composer Michele Mercure's debut live performance in New York City. Following the 2017 reissue of her 1986 album, Eye Chant, Mercure celebrates the release of Beside Herself, a collection of her self-produced and distributed cassettes from 1983 and 1990 now reissued on Freedom to Spend. The album charts Mercure's early experiments with sampling and synthesis, drawing influences from kosmiche and experimental German musician Conrad Schnitzler, and restores the canon of the composer's arresting dream-music, revisiting her breakthrough material. For the first time in 30 years, Mercure will perform live.
Vicki Phillips: Musically Inclined - Don't Tell Mama
February 22, 2019 - New York
Vicki Phillips: Musically Inclined 2 Time Bistro Award-winning/midtown Festival Award Winning Singer
Elrow Nyc: The Biggest Indoor Show in North America - Avant Gardner
February 23, 2019 - New York
The biggest indoor elrow festival in North America is coming! Get ready for a massive elrow winter fiesta on Saturday, February 23rd as we expand into 2 stages with extended hours, more artists, more shows, a new theme and so much more! TICKET DETAILS: GA - TIER 1 - *MUST ENTER BEFORE 8:30PM *Must Enter BEFORE 8:30 for surprise shows, drink specials and more. $30 ADDITIONAL FEE at the door to Validate this ticket If entering AFTER 8:30 GA - TIER 1 - ANYTIME ENTRY! You can enter once anytime throughout the event without a surcharge
The passionate crusading of Trinidad-born Claudia Jones led to her arrest for “un-American activities,” imprisonment and deportation. She was a pioneer in identifying the essential leadership role of Black women workers and in linking race, gender and class. Join the discussion on how Jones’ ideas can help guide today’s activists. Speaker: Andre Holliday, Native Harlemite and member of the Freedom Socialist Party Comrades of Color Caucus. Featuring: Dramatic readings from Claudia Jones’ work by Pamela Monroe, Campaign for an Elected Civilian Review Board, actor. February 23, 3PM, Caribbean Brunch 2PM. Door donation $5, Brunch Donation $12. Freedom Hall 113 W. 128th St, Harlem, between Malcolm X Blvd & 7th Ave, Subways 2/3 to 125th St. Call in advance for childcare or work exchange: 212-222-0633 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Hosted by Freedom Socialist Party
Nyc Beer Week Opening Bash - BREWERY
February 23, 2019 - Bronx
Your NYC breweries are once again kicking things off with the most epic beer party around, OPENING BASH. We're inviting breweries from all of the country, 30 of our closest friends, to join you in the celebration of good beer.
Morning Boot Camp with The Rise NYC - Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park
Through February 27, 2019 - New York
Exerskate - Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park
Through February 28, 2019 - New York
Exerskate offers free ice-skating-based exercise classes on Thursday mornings, conducted by trained figure skaters and hockey players with the goal of giving skaters an excellent workout while sharpening their skills on the ice
THINX Pop-up Store - THINX Pop-up Store
Through February 28, 2019 - New York
Touch, feel, and shop THINX IRL. Shop all our styles and customize the *perfect* underwear collection to go with your unique flow. Our period experts will help you build a money-saving Cycle Set and answer Qs about our products and sister brands, Icon and THINX (BTWN).
Celebrate Party Showcase - Mitzvah Market
Through March 31, 2019 - New York
Each of the annual Celebrate! Party Showcases attract hundreds of families who are all looking to meet Bar Bat Mitzvah vendors. All showcases are held from 12 noon – 4:00pm. These showcases are especially effective for exhibitors who have something special and different to present to families who are looking for the newest, hottest and greatest for their child's celebration. These Bar Bat Mitzvah families get to spend an afternoon meeting face-to-face with Bar Bat Mitzvah experts who can make their child's celebration different from the rest. Some vendors sign business right at the event. It's fun to sample the food, try out the newest entertainment and learn what's unique in Bar Bat Mitzvah planning. ** We distribute our annual Mitzvah Market Magazine at these events. Editions are also distributed throughout New York City, Northern/Central New Jersey and Westchester/Rockland/Fairfield. Interested in a showcase booth? Contact Sheri Lapidus, email@example.com, 516-445-2394
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!