14th Annual Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square

#TaniaOnTheScene - Tonight, check out New York’s largest holiday festival!

There will be over 20 live, FREE performances featuring Frank London’s Klezmer Brass All-stars, Brianna Thomas’ Jazz Quartet, world renowned DJ David Chang at the Winter’s Eve TD Bank Dance Party, GRAMMY nominated Brooklyn-based children’s band The Pop Ups at Kids’ Central, and Big Apple Circus, Kate Davis presented by Jazz at Lincoln Center and Ice Sculpting at Time Warner Center, and that’s not all!
Lincoln Square’s sidewalks and public spaces will come alive with music, performers, processional groups, jugglers, stilt-walkers and more, making for a festive fun-filled evening along the streets of this dynamic Upper West Side neighborhood.

WHEN: Monday, December 2, 2013, 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm, Rain, Snow or Shine!

WHERE: The celebration begins with the lighting of the Upper West Side Holiday Tree in Dante Park at Broadway & 63rd Street and continues along Broadway from Time Warner Center to 68th Street.

BY SUBWAY: Take the 1, A, B, C, or D train to 59th Street/Columbus Circle or the 1 train to 66th Street and Broadway.

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Summer Movie Series Continues: Free Movie in the Park

#TaniaOnTheScene - Gather the family together and come enjoy “Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted.” Come out tonight at 8pm and join the citywide Summer Movie Series featuring family-friendly films through August. Please feel free to bring your own snacks and comfy chairs or blankets, as a limited number of chairs will be available.

In Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted, Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Gloria the Hippo, and Melman the Giraffe are still fighting to get home to their beloved Big Apple and of course, King Julien, Maurice and the Penguins are all along for the comedic adventure. Their journey takes them through Europe where they find the perfect cover: a traveling circus, which they reinvent, Madagascar style.

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Free “Stuff” This Weekend

#TaniaOnTheScene - The weekend is here so you’ll probably be looking for something to do this weekend. I have thee (yes thee) perfect event for you to enjoy with the kids, if you wish to bring them.

It was named the “Best Outdoor Festival 2011”

HOWL! FESTIVAL OF EVENTS | June 1, 2, and 3, 2012

Featuring Jackie Factory’s Low Life 6 | House of HOWL! | Art Around the Park | The Great HOWL! OUT LOUD Kid’s Carnival and Stage | Music, Dance, Poetry, Spoken Word and MORE

A three-ring circus of creativity for kids of all ages, HOWL! Festival in Tompkins Square Park is entirely FREE—Free admission. Free games, art, and entertainment by and for kids. Free access to the artistry of your friends and neighbors. Free spirits performing on the Main Stage. Freedom to indulge the senses and imagination in the poetic exploration of the legacy and contemporary cultural landscape of the East Village!

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