WEEK AHEAD: Everything Going On Below Canal Street (1.18.18)
Welcome to this week's edition of 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 favorite events/activities coming up...
-Saturday 1/20 - Saturday Morning Show (FREE) - Everyone's favorite free kids show is back at Brookfield Place's Hudson Eats!
-Sunday 1/21 - New Families New Traditions (FREE) - Join the musical group Yellow Sneaker and their puppet pals for entertaining programs that nurture family bonds and bridge connections to Jewish life and traditions. Ages 0-4.
-Tuesday 1/23 - Pictures Under the Palms (FREE) - Cozy up and unwind with your favorite films under the palm trees inside the Winter Garden! This week we're thrilled to present Patty Jenkins' 2017 film Wonder Woman. Free popcorn and comfy seats provided - arrive early! Seating opens at 5:15PM and is available on a first come, first served basis.
-Thursday 1/25 - LMHQ Women's Breakfast: #MeToo Movement (FREE RSVP required) - According to First Round Capital's annual State of Startups survey, seventy-eight percent of women founders say they have been harassed or know someone who was. Join LMHQ as they kick off their 2018 season with a very important Women’s Breakfast discussing the #MeToo movement and harassment and abuse in the workplace.
-Thursday 1/25 - First Entrepreneur: How George Washington Built His-and the Nation’s- Prosperity (Tickets Required) - Edward Lengel provides a look at how George Washington’s entrepreneurship and understanding of money informed his leadership as a general and president, and helped set the United States on the road to prosperity.
Don’t forget about these ongoing exhibits to check out:
-Sunset, Sunrise (Revolution) (FREE) - This temporary public art installation at Pier A Plaza is an interactive, large-scale sculpture designed specifically for the site. It consists of 27 aluminum panels embedded with 9,000 crystal prisms activated by natural light, and is based on a previous, three-panel installation in Austin, Texas, titled Hyperprism. The artwork will be on view through the summer of 2018 in front Pier A Harbor House, located at 22 Battery Place and the Hudson River.
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