January Events in NYC
Happy 2018, New Yorkers! Now that the last of the confetti has been cleaned up and the final Christmas cookies have been eaten, it’s time to get back to the New York City grind. But have no fear! Just because the sparkle of the holidays is over, that doesn’t mean that the fun ends. Quite the contrary. We’ve rounded up our top five favorite events going on this month throughout Manhattan, all of which are happening in a Glenwood neighborhood.
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Anastasia The Musical: January 2nd through March 31st
If you’re looking for the perfect family friendly winter musical to enjoy this month, we recommend Anastasia The Musical. Inspired by the beloved Disney film, the show will transport you from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of 1920’s Paris, as a young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. With sparkling costumes, gorgeous sets, and themes of home, love, and family, Anastasia is a heartwarming musical that (almost) the whole family can enjoy. It’s recommended for children seven and older, and since the show takes place on the Westside’s Broadhurst Theatre, it’s a simple hop, skip, and jump for any Glenwood residents living at Emerald Green.
The show plays all of January, and will be completing its final performance in March, so don’t delay in securing your tickets.
Three Kings Parade: January 5th
The El Museo del Barrio presents the 41st Annual Three Kings Day Parade and Celebration, happening on January 5th from 11am to 12:30pm. The parade celebrates individuals who have made significant contributions to the Latino community, both locally and further abroad. The parade route begins on 106th Street and Lexington Avenue and ends on 115th Street and Park Avenue, making it perfect for Glenwood residents living in Upper East Side buildings, such as Hampton Court. The family friendly day will feature real animals (think: camels and sheep!), puppets, musicians, dancers, and plenty of children and community members decked out in festive costumes. The event is free, and a great way to continue on the celebratory festivities from December!
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Martin Luther King Gospel Show: January 15th
To celebrate Martin Luther King day, why not head down to B.B. King Blues Club? You’ll be able to enjoy the legendary Harlem Gospel Choir as they perform a joyous show to celebrate MLK’s birthday. Starting at 12:30pm, the show promises to be filled with lots of hand clapping and good cheer. Tickets start at $25, and there will be a full menu for food and drink purchases, as well. Centrally located in the Times Square area, this event is perfect for Glenwood residents living in Crystal Green.
Restaurant Week: January 22nd to February 9th
January marks one of the most anticipated events of the year for New Yorkers: Restaurant Week! You’ll receive a great deal on a three course meal: $29 for lunch, and $42 for dinner at some of NYC’s top restaurants that would normally cost much more to consume three meals at! You’ll have your choice of over 300 NYC restaurants to secure reservations at–meaning there’s sure to be quality spots right in your neighborhood, no matter which Glenwood building you reside in.
Winter Jam: January 27th
On January 27th from 11am to 3pm, head to Central Park for their annual Winter Jam! The festival happens in the central bandshell area, and includes skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, and sledding. But what if there’s no snow, you ask? No worries at all, as they actually blow-in snow right before the event! All of the equipment is available to borrow, and the best part of this dazzling winter day event? It’s 100% free of charge! Uptown Glenwood residents at The Marlow will find the Winter Jam super easy to get to.
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