New York Events January-February 2014


Boat show in Javits Center
January 21(Wednesday)  - 25(Sunday), 2015
See new boats, marine gear, and accessories plus workshops and TV celebrities at the New York Boat Show at the Jacob Javits Convention Center.The price  is $15.00 and kids 15 and younger are free with a paid adult admission
Get 2-for-1 deals on select theater shows during Broadway Week.
List of show include
Phantom of the Opera, Wicked, Miserable, On the town, etc
Winter Jam in Central Park
January 24(Saturday) , 2015 (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.) 
Enjoy skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, and games during Winter Jam. Snowmakers from Gore Mountain plan to make   15 feet of snow for about the length of a football field near the Central Park Bandshell.  Activities will include sledding, snow shoeing, ski and snowboarding lessons and a winter market.   Equipment will be provided for FREE ( bring your ID)  or you can bring your own gear



Winter Carnival  in Bryant Park
January 30(Friday)- 31 (Saturday), 2015
Winter Carnival includes mini-golf on ice, winter sports, snowflakes making, lessons, ping pong, skating, and an outdoor kids’ dance party at Bryant Park. At night it will be Winter Village's first-ever Summer Skating
Here is the info from the part site:
Throw on a Hawaiian shirt (over your sweater if you must), a straw hat, and sunglasses and join us for a spin around the ice to classic summer tunes from decades past. Costumes strongly encouraged. If you dare... wear your bathing suit!  You can read more about  Bryant Park in my Posts-Post1, Post2 and Post 3.
Skating is FREE if you have skates. Rent is available.


Groundhog Day
February 2 (Monday), 2015
Staten Island Zoo opens at 6:30 a.m., and   the groundhog Chuck looks for his shadow at 7:30 a.m.  to predict the end of winter.The zoo has four groundhogs, all with the variations of the brand name "Chuck." On the morning of Feb. 2, zoo staff selects which of the groundhogs will participate in the ceremony and be dubbed Chuck for the day. This event is FREE ( if you can make it on Monday, at 6-30!)



  Chinese New Year
February 21(Saturday), 2015
The  Annual Chinatown Lunar New Year Parade in Manhattan New York (USA) will take place at 1:00 PM on Saturday, February 21, 2015.
More than 6,000 people are expected to march , which will start at Mott Street and promenade through practically every street in of NYC Chinatown.    The parade is expected to conclude at 3:00 pm, at which time an outdoor Chinese cultural festival will take place in Sara D.

Roosevelt Park featuring more performances by musicians, dancers and martial artists.


Brooklyn Museum  Killer Heels ( till March1,2015)
From the high platform chopines of sixteenth-century Italy to the glamorous stilettos on today’s runways and red carpets, the exhibition looks at the high-heeled shoe’s rich and varied history and its enduring place in our popular imagination. The general admission prices are suggested contribution amounts - you can pay $1 !!


Metropolitan Museum of Art. El Greco till February 1, 2015
 The Met’s 400th anniversary show demonstrates that El Greco saw painting as more than just a craft. It was a philosophical, intellectual and religious undertaking.  Metropolitan Museum of Art brought  out its nine El Greco paintings as well as another six lent from the Hispanic Society.

 Suggested fee- you can pay $1 !!




American Museum of Natural History, Upper West Side.  Butterflies
Temperatures climb to 80 degrees in the 1,200-square-foot vivarium, returning for its 16th year. The 500 specimens flying around include monarchs, zebra longwings and iridescent blue morpho butterflies.