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Holidays and Specials in New York City This Week - January 19-January 26

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 Cathedral of St. John the Divine Celebrates the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. - Cathedral of Saint John the Divine
January 19, 2020 - New York

The Cathedral of St. John the Divine will pay tribute to groundbreaking pastor, activist and humanitarian The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a special Choral Eucharist service, including a sermon by Cathedral Poet in Residence Emerita Marilyn Nelson, on Sunday, January 19, 2020, starting at 11 a.m. at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, located at 1047 Amsterdam Avenue (at 112th Street). Following the service, all are invited to participate in a Spirituals SING led by Alice Parker, choral conductor, educator, and Artistic Director of Melodious Accord.The Choral Eucharist service, in commemoration of The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.s life and legacy of activism on behalf of African American civil liberties, will include readings from his speeches and other writings, as well as musical selections curated by Director of Music Kent Tritle. Marilyn Nelson, who served as Cathedral Poet in Residence from 2010 2019, has won numerous awards for her books of poetry for adults and young readers, many of which explore and celebrate African American history and culture. Her many prizes and accolades include the Poetry Society of Americas highest award, the Frost Medal, for ... (read more)

Brian Moore Benefit - Mulcahy's Pub and concert hall
January 19, 2020 - Wantagh

Please come and support the Detective Brian Moore benefit.

Gordon & Li Li Celebrate Chinese New Year - Michele Wong - Asia Society
January 19, 2020 - New York

Join author Michele Wong McSween to learn English and Mandarin words with panda cousins Gordon and Li Li as they celebrate the festivities and traditions of Chinese New Year in their latest bilingual book.

Snowstorm 2020 - Knockdown Center
Through January 19, 2020 - Queens

INVITES ARE FINISHED! GET VERY LIMITED $20 TICKETS NOW! PRICE WILL GO UP! The Biggest, Most Anticipated Winter Event To Kick Off 2020!

Hip Hop + - Ashokan Center
Through January 19, 2020 - Olivebridge

A fun all-ages weekend of Hip Hop dance classes, Hip Hop history, winter walk, blacksmithing, a bonfire, and more! World-class Hip Hop dance & history classes with visiting teachers from CCE and beyondHands-on blacksmithing workshops and guided winter walks with Ashokan's fun and friendly outdoor educatorsDrumming & Percussion and Hip Hop lyric-writing workshopsOpportunities to explore Ashokan's beautiful natural surroundings and an evening bonfire with s'moresAll meals and lodging included!

Hello Panda Festival: 120+ Lanterns, Food, Market & More - Citi Field
January 20, 2020 - Flushing

Featuring over 120 lantern exhibits, live entertainment and interactive experiences, the first-ever Hello Panda Festival is designed to stir the senses and inspire imaginations. The event celebrates the traditional Chinese art of lantern making with magical displays of light and color, handcrafted by

MLK Day of Service - Commonpoint Queens Central Queens
January 20, 2020 - Forest Hills

Make time for good and join us for a day of service with UJA in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. We will be hosting projects at Commonpoint Queens Central Queens, Sam Field Center, and CAP NORC. Projects include:At Central Queens (Forest Hills) serve lunch to seniors, plant bulbs for our pantry garden, make packages for our food pantry, facilitate MLK-related activities with children, donate bloodAt Sam Field (Little Neck) facilitate art/service projects and write postcards to politicians with children, facilitate projects with children with developmental disabilities, visit seniors in their homesAt CAP NORC (Whitestone) paint a mural, serve and eat lunch with seniorsPlease register at https://www.ujafedny.org/volunteer/mlk. For more information, please contact Judy at 718-225-6750 ext. 345, or email jvladimir@commonpointqueens.org.

32nd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative March - Swing Low: Harriet Tubman Memorial
January 20, 2020 - New York

On Monday, January 20, 2020, Manhattan Country School eighth-graders will honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by taking to the streets of Upper Manhattan to speak out about what they consider to be the most pressing civil rights issues of their time. The theme of the 32nd annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative March is "Equity Now: Today's Youth Speak Out For Change." The march will start at 10 a.m. at Harlems Harriet Tubman Memorial Triangle on 122nd Street and ends at approximately 2 p.m. at Manhattan Country School.Starting time & location: 10 a.m. Swing Low: Harriet Tubman Memorial (West 122nd Street and Frederick Douglass Blvd) Stop #2: Frederick Douglass Circle(West 110th Street and Frederick Douglass Blvd)Stop #3: Joan of Arc Statue(Riverside Park and West 94th Street) Stop #4: West Side Campaign Against Hunger(263 West 86th Street)Ending time & location: 2 p.m. at Manhattan Country School (150 W 85th Street, between Amsterdam and Columbus Avenues)We invite you to join us and bring family, friends and colleagues who are seeking a meaningful and uplifting experience on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Wellness Wednesday Self Love Workshop - The Williamsburg Hotel
January 22, 2020 - Williamsburg

Wellness Wednesday at The Williamsburg Hotel, Hosted by Holistic HoopsThe Williamsburg Hotel (hosted in The Ballroom)Discover your self-worth & uncover your life purpose. Feel empowered & gain clarity. Tap into your freedom & unleash your confidence. An evening of self-love awaits you! Featuring:Guided breathing exercises and meditationGuided exercises designed to re-focus your energy and discover your passionsSelf-expression and group sharingComplimentary goodie bag from Hush & HushAbout Holistic Hoops: Burnt out & broken down at a corporate fashion job, Renee DePadua was inspired to begin a health journey that revitalized her soul and lifes purpose holistic healing. Holistic Hoops is Renees personal brand, and is dedicated to helping people connect their mind, body and soul through the transformative powers of meditation, introspection, and holistic healing. Renee offers personalized healing programs and workshops for those wishing to transform their lives. For more information, visit www.HolisticHoopsHeals.com and follow Renee on Instagram @HolisticHoops.About The Williamsburg Hotel: The Williamsburg Hotel is a white-gloves-off, full-service-o... (read more)

Free Networking Event In NYC - Sky Room
January 23, 2020 - New York

You will not be able to sign up at the venue. You have to get your free ticket here online and show it to the event host (either print it or show digital ticket on your phone)

THURSDAY NIGHT DANCE PARTY - Mulcahy's Pub and concert hall
January 23, 2020 - Wantagh

LI'S HOTTEST NEW PARTY: EVERY THURSDAY FROM JANUARY 2020starting 10pm til late in the brand new wing of Mulcahy's $4 drinks deals including White Claws, Bud Lights, mixed drinks and weekly shot specials

The New York Antique Ceramics Fair - Bohemian National Hall
January 23, 2020 - New York

The New York Antiques Ceramics Fair proudly carries on the tradition of the New York Ceramics and Glass Fair. An international destination for serious collectors, connoisseurs, and the academic and museum communities, next year's fair will be presented in a smaller "boutique" format for 2020. The fair will feature many of the same top antique ceramics dealers from the United States and from around the world.The fair will be held at the Bohemian National Hall - on the third floor - and admission is complimentary. The dates for the fair are Thursday, January 23 through Sunday, January 26, 2020. An invitation-only intimate opening night celebration will be held on Wednesday, January 22, 2020.

Macy's Herald Square Celebrates the Year of the Rat 2020 - Macy's
January 23, 2020 - New York

Macy's Herald Square welcomes shoppers to ring in the Year of the Rat with scheduled performances by traditional lion dancers and more. Customers can try their luck with red envelope giveaways, and open their envelope to see what prize they've won. Plus, with any cosmetics purchase of $65, customers will receive a special gift.*Event subject to change or cancellation. *While supplies lastMain Floor - Cosmetics

Holiday Train Show at Grand Central Terminal - New York Transit Museum Gallery Annex and Store
Through January 23, 2020 - Manhattan

The New York Transit Museum Gallery Annex and Store at Grand Central Terminal is back with its annual Holiday Train Show, whose layout features Lionel trains traveling through a two-level, 34-foot-long miniature New York City and countryside scene.

New York Botanical Garden Holiday Train Show - New York Botanical Garden
Through January 23, 2020 - Bronx

The New York Transit Museum Gallery Annex and Store at Grand Central Terminal is back with its annual Holiday Train Show, whose layout features Lionel trains traveling through a two-level, 34-foot-long miniature New York City and countryside scene.

LI'S HOTTEST NEW PARTY: EVERY THURSDAY FROM JANUARY 2020 starting 10pm til late in the brand new wing of Mulcahy's $4 drinks deals including White Claws, Bud Lights, mixed drinks and weekly shot specials - Mulcahy's Pub and concert hall
January 24, 2020 - Wantagh

The Little Mermen makes their debut at Mulcahy's. Don't miss the Ultimate Disney Cover Band. Free Admission with costume, best costume wins 2 Tickets to broadway play.

The New York Antique Ceramics Fair - Bohemian National Hall
January 24, 2020 - New York

The New York Antiques Ceramics Fair proudly carries on the tradition of the New York Ceramics and Glass Fair. An international destination for serious collectors, connoisseurs, and the academic and museum communities, next year's fair will be presented in a smaller "boutique" format for 2020. The fair will feature many of the same top antique ceramics dealers from the United States and from around the world.The fair will be held at the Bohemian National Hall - on the third floor - and admission is complimentary. The dates for the fair are Thursday, January 23 through Sunday, January 26, 2020. An invitation-only intimate opening night celebration will be held on Wednesday, January 22, 2020.

Great Moments in Weed History - The Bell House
January 24, 2020 - Brooklyn

Launched in 2017, the Brooklyn Podcast Festival is a celebration of innovative, engaging, and informative podcasts of all genres, the artists who create them, and the community surrounding them.

Lunar New Year Celebration - Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden
January 25, 2020 - Staten Island

Come welcome the Year of the Rat with a Lunar New Year Celebration! You and your family will enjoy treats, tales, and traditional crafts as part of one of the biggest cultural celebrations in the world.Building P LobbySnug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301General Admission: Adults: $10 | Children: $7 | Children under 3: FreeBUY TICKETS HERE: https://snug-harbor.org/event/lunarnewyear2020/Your family will love: Storytelling: Listen to the legend of Nien, hear about the Chinese zodiac, learn the many ways we celebrate the 15 days of the Lunar New Year, and discover the traits of 2020s Rat. Crafts: Kids can make a lions head to ward off evil spirits, create a hong bao envelope to give and receive special treats, and practice writing chun lian and fu dao with Chinese characters. Parade: Families can join the parade to the NY Chinese Scholars Garden (weather permitting) and hear cymbals, drums, and pop-it firecrackers scare off evil spirits. Food: Enjoy a tasting of traditional foods like dumplings, spring rolls, and chrysanthemum tea.Adults without kids can also participate in this immersiv... (read more)

Lunar New Year Celebration - Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden
January 25, 2020 - Staten Island

Come welcome the Year of the Rat with a Lunar New Year Celebration! You and your family will enjoy treats, tales, and traditional crafts as part of one of the biggest cultural celebrations in the world.Building P LobbySnug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301General Admission: Adults: $10 | Children: $7 | Children under 3: FreeBUY TICKETS HERE: https://snug-harbor.org/event/lunarnewyear2020/Your family will love: Storytelling: Listen to the legend of Nien, hear about the Chinese zodiac, learn the many ways we celebrate the 15 days of the Lunar New Year, and discover the traits of 2020s Rat. Crafts: Kids can make a lions head to ward off evil spirits, create a hong bao envelope to give and receive special treats, and practice writing chun lian and fu dao with Chinese characters. Parade: Families can join the parade to the NY Chinese Scholars Garden (weather permitting) and hear cymbals, drums, and pop-it firecrackers scare off evil spirits. Food: Enjoy a tasting of traditional foods like dumplings, spring rolls, and chrysanthemum tea.Adults without kids can also participate in this immersiv... (read more)

Chinese New Year Celebration at Westfield Annapolis - 2002 Annapolis Mall
January 25, 2020 - United States

Celebrate the new Year of the Rat and learn about Chinese culture!

The New York Antique Ceramics Fair - Bohemian National Hall
January 25, 2020 - New York

The New York Antiques Ceramics Fair proudly carries on the tradition of the New York Ceramics and Glass Fair. An international destination for serious collectors, connoisseurs, and the academic and museum communities, next year's fair will be presented in a smaller "boutique" format for 2020. The fair will feature many of the same top antique ceramics dealers from the United States and from around the world.The fair will be held at the Bohemian National Hall - on the third floor - and admission is complimentary. The dates for the fair are Thursday, January 23 through Sunday, January 26, 2020. An invitation-only intimate opening night celebration will be held on Wednesday, January 22, 2020.

Raise Your Glass Beer/Wine/Spirits Festival - Nycb Live
January 25, 2020 - Uniondale

Raise your glass, Long Island, and let us fill it up with samples of wine, beer, spirits, sangria and cider. Souvenir tasting cup and samples are included in the price of admission.

Brooklyn Cassoulet Cook Off - Biba of Williamsburg
January 25, 2020 - Brooklyn

Our 12th Annual Cassoulet Cook Off will take place on Saturday, January 25th, 2020 in Willamsburg, Brooklyn!Cassoulet is the ultimate winter dish - French traditions meet New England baked beans, Texas BBQ brisket burnt ends and beans, California vegetarian beans casserole, and many other chef driven styles.

Martinis and Murder - The Bell House
January 25, 2020 - Brooklyn

Martinis & Murder is Oxygen's weekly true crime podcast hosted by John Thrasher and Daryn Carp.

Rachelle Garniez: 'Farewell Party' (4th annual) - Pangea NYC
January 25, 2020 - New York

Rachelle Garniez: "Farewell Party" (4th annual)Come celebrate the Fourth Annual Farewell Party at Pangea, a salute to dear departed artists of the past year. 2019s panoply includes Doris Day, Ric Ocasek of The Cars, Robert Hunter, Michel LeGrand, Dr. John, Leigh Harris, Leon Redbone, Peter Tork, and Stanley Donen, among others.

The New York Antique Ceramics Fair - Bohemian National Hall
January 26, 2020 - New York

The New York Antiques Ceramics Fair proudly carries on the tradition of the New York Ceramics and Glass Fair. An international destination for serious collectors, connoisseurs, and the academic and museum communities, next year's fair will be presented in a smaller "boutique" format for 2020. The fair will feature many of the same top antique ceramics dealers from the United States and from around the world.The fair will be held at the Bohemian National Hall - on the third floor - and admission is complimentary. The dates for the fair are Thursday, January 23 through Sunday, January 26, 2020. An invitation-only intimate opening night celebration will be held on Wednesday, January 22, 2020.

Hello Panda Festival @ CITI FIELD - The Largest Lantern Festival In North America - Citi Field
Through January 26, 2020 - Queens

New York City will shine even brighter this winter with the debut of the Hello Panda Festival, the largest international lantern, food and arts extravaganza celebrating culture and diversity. Held at Citi Field and spanning 750,000 square feet, the multisensory event will showcase over 120 Instagrammable lantern exhibits, 60 international food vendors curated by The Worlds Fare and numerous cultural arts experiences including live performances, modern art exhibits, a holiday market and traditional crafts.

Thunderbird American Dancers Dance Concert and Pow Wow - Theater for the New City
Through February 02, 2020 - NEW YORK CITY

A Pow-Wow is more than just a spectator event: it is a joyous reunion for native peoples nationwide and an opportunity for the non-Indian community to voyage into the philosophy and beauty of Native culture. Traditionally a gathering and sharing of events, Pow-Wows have come to include spectacular dance competitions, exhibitions, and enjoyment of traditional foods. Highlights will also include storytelling by Matoaka Eagle (Santo Domingo/Chickahominy), a Hoop Dance by Marie Ponce (Cherokee and Seminole) and Matt Cross (Kiowa) that will be set to flute music for the first time, a Deer Dance (from the Yaqui Tribes of Southern Arizona) with Ciaran Tufford (Mayan/Cherokee) and Carlos Ponce (Mayan), and various ensemble dances: a Grass Dance and Jingle Dress Dance (from the Northern Plains people), a Stomp Dance (from the Southeastern tribes), a Shawl Dance (from the Oklahoma tribes), a Fancy Dance (from the Oklahoma tribes) and a Robin Dance and Smoke Dance (from the Iroquois). As the audience enters the theater, they will be serenaded by the Heyna Second Son Singers (various tribes). In the final section of the program, the audience will be invited to join in the Round Dance/Frien... (read more)

Kingston Proud Award - John H. Fisher, P.C.
Through February 15, 2020 - Kingston, NY

The John H. Fisher Kingston Proud Award will give one lucky winner the chance to give back to the community by selecting their favorite charity to receive $500. Nominate someone or a business you know in Kingston who is making a difference in the community to win this award. Nominations will be accepted until February 15. To nominate, fill out the form on the Kingston Proud Award page.

Annual Holiday Train Show - New York Transit Museum Gallery Annex & Store
Through February 23, 2020 - New York

Every holiday season, the New York Transit Museum's Grand Central Gallery plays host to a city within a city with the display of a miniature electric railroad running over, through, and beneath some of New York's most magnificent landmarks.

Holiday Express from the Jerni Train Collection - The New-York Historical Society
Through February 23, 2020 - Manhattan

The trains from the Jerni Collection, accompanied by theatrical lighting and an audio soundscape, are a holiday tradition at the New-York Historical Society.

Daniel Buren on the High Line - The High Line
Through March 01, 2020 - New York

High Line presents En Plein Air, a group exhibition that broadens and challenges historical ideas of outdoor painting. The exhibition is on view along the length of the park from April 2019 to March 2020. It will bring together work by eight artists, including French artist Daniel Buren, who will string his signature stripe piece The Gardland over the elevated walkway

Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park - The Lodge by Urbanspace - Bryant Park
Through March 01, 2020 - New York

After its successful debut last year, The Lodge by Urbanspace returns to Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park featuring a festive cocktail bar surrounded by a full range of eateries and an outdoor beer garden. The aprs skate-escape will host a mix of returning vendor favorites like The Stackery, and new ones like Ovenly, designed to fulfill the cravings of New Yorkers and visitors alike from morning until night. This cozy winter destination with a dozen new and classic NYC restaurants such as Casa Toscana, The Lodge Bar, The Lodge Biergarten by Stout NYC, Mayhem Smokehouse, Ovenly, Pierogi Boys, S'mores N'more by Renegade, The Stackery, and Two Tablespoons. Beginning in January 2020, head to The Lodge by Urbanspace for live music and other special events. The Lodge by Urbanspace is open daily, 8 a.m.-10 p.m., from October 31, 2019-March 1, 2020. To learn more about The Lodge by Urbanspace, vist: wintervillage.org.

Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park - Free Skating - Bryant Park
Through March 01, 2020 - New York

Head to the only FREE admission skating rink in NYC between October. 31, 2019 and March 1, 2020 at Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park. The Rink at Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park offers high quality rental skates, free skating shows, Broomball pick-up games, Exerskate classes as well as other special events and activities for both children & adults. For more information and the most up to date schedule of events at The Rink during this years Bank of America Winter VIllage at Bryant Park, go to: wintervillage.org.

Blythe Doll - New York
Through November 29, 2021 - City Guide

BLYTHE DOLL CUSTOMIZATION PANELWhen the worlds of fashion enthusiasts and doll collectors collide, Blythe dolls are at the center. These wide-eyed darlings are beloved as a creative dress for fans who love to pose and style their dolls. But with so many fashion options, how does one get started making custom Blythes? Youll learn just how at our Blythe doll customization panel!Ever wonder how to sew your own Blythe doll clothes, resculpt her face, or style her hair? Our panel will take fans through the basics of coordination and customization. With the mini petite Blythe, middie Blythes or even the moveable Neo Blythe doll, you will learn how to make your doll special.From her humble beginnings in the 70s to her modern resurgence in the past few decades, Blythe is about bringing together the style-savvy. Almost every aspect of her can be customized. Her hands, ears, and faceplate can be swapped out to add attitude and personality. Her hair and eyes can be changed to a rainbow of colours and styles to fit any aesthetic. And, of course, there are as many options for her clothing as fans can dream of.With so many choices, a Blythe doll is a blank canvas for the fashio... (read more)


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