Ringing in the New Year

If it isn’t exciting enough that our very own Bronx native U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor will be triggering the ball drop on NYE, there other fun New Years events to be excited over.

New Years Eve

Chinese Ribbon Dance Workshop at the Wakefield Library

Learn the Chinese ribbon dance! Margaret Yuen, Director of the Red Silk Dancers will demonstrate the dance and show you how to wave a long silk ribbon to create rainbows, dragons and waterfalls. No previous training required and all materials will be provided. Recommended for ages 4 to 12. Limited to 20 participants. Registration Required. nypl.org


Last day to check out the Salute to Wildlife Ice Carving Week at the Bronx Zoo

Watch a sculptor transform blocks of ice into stunningly life-like animal statues. The animals include caribou, arctic fox, wolverine, snowy owl and more – all representing the Arctic region. Check out the Ice Playground, the Giant Bowhead Whale Ice Display, and the IGLOO Structure. bronxzoo.com



Go Ice Skating at Van Cortlandt Park

Open Noon to 5pm on New Years Eve. vcpicerink.com





Have a sitter?…..

Celebrate NYE at the Bronx Beer Hall

Bring in 2014 with style for $40. Admission gets you: 4 Hour Craft Beer/House Wine Open Bar, Complimentary Appetizers, New Year’s Eve Party Favors, Champagne Toast at Midnight, Live DJ. RSVP here.




New Years Day

Celebrate the first day of 2014 with Thomas and Friends at the New York Botanical Garden

Starting January 1 through January 26: ‘All Aboard with Thomas & Friends™’ is a fun-filled, sing-along, mini-performance adventure, followed by a photo opportunity. (Parents should bring their cameras!) This program is very popular among Garden-going children. nybg.org



Go Ice Skating at Van Cortlandt Park

Open Noon to 8pm on New Years Day. vcpicerink.com


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