WEEK AHEAD: Everything Going On Below Canal Street (3.29.18)
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...
-Thursday 3/22 - Eataly Thursday Cocktail Party (FREE) - Jazz up your spring with weekly cocktail parties at La Pizza & La Pasta! Starting today (with Campari!), every Thursday Eataly will be toasting to the season with special craft cocktails and live jazz played.
-Thursday 3/29 & Friday 3/30 - Truth Be Told (TICKETS NEEDED) - Truth Be Told is a 90-minute, interactive evening of mentalism and mind reading unlike anything you have ever experienced. Watch in wonder as world-renowned entertainer Oz Pearlman (as seen on America's Got Talent, The Today Show, ESPN, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon) performs mind-bending, impossible feats right before your eyes.
-Friday 3/30 - Fish Auction (FREE) - Nodding to Good Friday, Eataly is holding a bustling fish auction right in the heart of their, auctioning off the highest quality seafood at incredible prices, starting at wholesale value. Before beginning the bidding process, their energetic auctioneer, Erin Ward from Star Benefit Auctions, will describe each fish, from the dock to the auction block.
-Saturday 3/31 - Saturday Morning Show (FREE) - Everyone's favorite free kids show is back at Brookfield Place's Hudson Eats!
-Saturday 3/31 & Sunday 4/1 - Spring Fling Treasure Hunt (FREE) - Come on down to Westfield World Trade Center where we have fun for the whole family this weekend. You're on the hunt to find the Golden Oculus Egg, but have no fear, everyone is a winner! Visit participating retailers on Saturday, March 31 and Sunday, April 1 from 12pm to 6pm to claim your prize. And two lucky guests will receive a $500 Westfield Gift Card!
-Tuesday 4/3 - Spring In Your Step (FREE) - What better way to celebrate the change of seasons than to join Battery Park City Parks programming leaders for three consecutive 15-20 minute mid-routines focused on light exercise, dancing, and games. These activities are proven to relieve stress, increase energy levels, and reset the mind. Put a spring in your step and get healthy and active in 2018!
-Thursday 4/5 - Eataly Thursday Cocktail Party (FREE) - Jazz up your spring with weekly cocktail parties at La Pizza & La Pasta! Starting today, every Thursday Eataly will be toasting to the season with special craft cocktails and live jazz played.
Don’t forget about these ongoing exhibits to check out:
- Black Gotham Experience - Check out the visual storytelling project highlighting the profound connection between the African Diaspora and New York City, as photographic artist Kamau Ware shares his celebration of New York’s Black heritage with Seaport District NYC (192 Front Street). Experience a series of walking tours, graphic novels, film screenings, and workshops in an exhibition of New York’s Black heritage.
-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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