WEEK AHEAD: Everything Going On Below Canal Street (8.24.17)
Welcome to Week Ahead, your rundown on everything going on below Canal Street this weekend and coming week. We’ve vetted and collected the best events (many are FREE!) for you on the Life Below Canal calendar.
Here are a few of our favorites coming up:
The US Open Experience (FREE) (Friday 8.25 - Saturday 8.26) - For the first time, the US Open will come to life at the Seaport District in New York City. This two-day event will feature live entertainment, appearances by tennis pros, health officials, chef & culinary personalities, interactive family activities, a US Open food tasking, US Open trophy photo activation, and much more!
Kids Food Festival (FREE/SOME EVENTS REQUIRE TICKETS) (Saturday 8.26 - Sunday 8.27) Get your forks ready for a weekend full of flavorful fun! This event helps in the fight against childhood obesity. Learn about the importance of achieving balance in food choices, through fun activities and sampling family-friendly foods.
Yoga In The Battery (FREE/SUGGESTED DONATION) (Sunday 8.27) - Join for the last Yoga In The Battery for the season! The Battery Conservancy is celebrating with Tejal Yoga to bring you outdoor yoga in New York's birthplace park. Join them on the Woodland Lawn overlooking the Fountain, the blooming Bosque, and majestic Lady Liberty for a weekly yoga practice.
#GETLOW (Tuesday 8.29) - It’s one of your last chances to #GETLOW, a summer promotion with 20% off at the very best restaurants in Lower Manhattan every Tuesday, with 11 chances to win a trip to Amsterdam. Participating restaurants offer a 20% discount off food (beverage, tip and tax not included) on Tuesdays between May 26th to September 1st. To receive the discount, sign-up online to obtain a unique code that will be presented to the restaurant.
Tribeca Drive-In: Dinner and a Movie on Oculus Plaza! (FREE) (Friday 9.1) - This series of free movies is hosted by Westfield World Trade Center & curated by the experts of Tribeca Film Festival, with all featured films set in New York City. This month: Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Pair your unique cinematic experience with film-friendly food from the Eataly NYC Downtown kiosk.
Missed any of this week’s posts? Check them out (and sign up for Life Below Canal’s email to ensure you never miss another one!)
-HEALTH & WELLNESS: The Top Spa Treatments Below Canal Street - the round up of our favorite spa treatments in the neighborhood(s).
-LOCAL PROFILES: Warrie Price (Battery Conservancy) - President and Founder of the Battery Conservancy shares more about the 25 acres that is Battery Park.
Have an event coming up you want to publicize or a tip you want to share? Email us at LifeBelowCanal@gmail.com!