115th North American International Toy Fair Opens Today in NYC

SOURCE: The Toy Association Global Play Professionals & Media Get a Sneak Peek at Hundreds of Thousands of Brand-New Toys & Games NEW YORK, Feb. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The 115th North American International Toy Fair opened its doors this morning at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City, where tens of…

Kids Week

SOURCE: ny.gov Kids Week Feb 19, 1 pm – 2:30 pm Parks Citywide Even when school’s out, our parks are still the city’s natural classroom! Bring your kids to parks throughout the City for Kids Week from February 19th – 23rd. With programs led by our Urban Park Rangers, kids will get to experience nature…

Family Art Project: Josephine Baker Dances Out the Winter Blues

SOURCE: ny.gov WHAT: Family Art Project: Josephine Baker Dances Out the Winter Blues WHEN: Saturday, February 17, 2018 from 10 am to 1 pm WHERE: Wave Hill House – West 249th Street and Independence Avenue In conjunction with Black History Month, celebrate the renowned entertainer Josephine Baker, famous for her activism and for refusing to…

Mayor de Blasio Announces $40 Million in Private Investments to Advance Economic Opportunity for Minority and Women-Owned Businesses and Small Businesses

SOURCE: governor.ny.gov February 9, 2018 Commitments from Amalgamated Bank, Bank of America and TD Bank total $40 million, tripling the City’s initial investment in two low-interest loan programs tailored for M/WBEs and small businesses to help grow and sustain these businesses NEW YORK––Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that three of the City’s designated banks…

TẾT NGUYÊN ĐÁN 2018 in New York City by Vietnam Heritage Center

SOURCE: Vietnam Heritage Center NY WHAT: TẾT NGUYÊN ĐÁN 2018 (Lunar New Year 2018) WHEN: Sunday, February 25 from 1 PM to 4 PM WHERE: New-York Historical Society Museum & Library, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024 Tet Nguyen Dan, or Tet for short, is considered the biggest and most popular festival of…

Empire State Building Selects Michelle Davis and Loc Vu among Eleven Couples as Winners of 2018 Valentine’s Day Wedding Contest by Empire State Building

SOURCE: Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. Empire State Building Announces Winners of 2018 Valentine’s Day Wedding Contest Eleven Couples Will Tie the Knot at the Iconic Landmark on February 14th NEW YORK, Feb. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Empire State Building (ESB) today announced the eleven lucky couples who have been selected as winners of…

New York City Public Schools Close February 16 for Lunar New Year 2018

SOURCE: ny.gov Lunar New Year Feb 16, All Day NYC Public Schools, New York City public schools will be closed. City government offices, the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), and NYC courts will be open. Mail delivery, trash collection, and the Staten Island Ferry will all be running on a normal schedule.

Birding: Owls

SOURCE: ny.gov WHAT: Birding: Owls WHEN: Sunday, February 11, 2018 from 5 pm to 6:30 pm WHERE: Payson Avenue and Dyckman Street, 285-287 Dyckman St, New York, NY 10034 Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. We offer birding programs throughout the year and our…

2018 Chinese Lunar New Year Celebration from Madison Street to Madison Avenue

SOURCE: The Grand Central Partnership, Confucius Institute for Business at SUNY and Language School · Professional Service, Madison Avenue Business Improvement District, Chinatown Partnership Local Development Corporation and East Midtown Partnership WHAT: Madison Street to Madison Avenue 2018 WHEN: Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 11 pm to 3 pm WHERE: Madison Avenue 51st Street to…