Thursday, May 13, 2010

This week's NYLC Activities Newsletter!

NYLC  ACTIVITIES NEWSLETTER*  - Thursday 5/13/2010

Hi everyone,
Have you seen the latest NYLC videos??   If you study at any of the NYLC Branches, went to the Bronx Zoo or the Twilight Cruise with us, you might be in one of these!

Also, SUBSCRIBE TODAY to the  NYLC blog, "Adventures in NYC with NYLC"!   NYC is such an amazing city--let's explore it together!

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*ESL & TOEFL classes begin May 24 at Midtown, Upper West Side, & Jackson Heights!*

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Have a great week and let me know if you have any questions or suggestions.  If somebody you know wants to be added to this list, please reply with their e-mail address.

-Adriane, Activities Coordinator
New York Language Center

In this newsletter:
1. May 19: Food! 
Discover Ukrainian Cuisine in the heart of the East Village 
2. May 23: Astoria walking tour!
Socrates Sculpture Park, kayaking in Hallet’s Cove, Bohemian Hall Beer Garden

3. Resourceful websites for other events in NYC!

1) FOOD! Cultural Cuisine

Join One To World and other international students and scholars to discover Ukrainian Cuisine in the heart of the East Village!

Date: Wednesday, May 19th, 2010
Time:  7:00pm
Location: 140 2nd Avenue, New York, NY, 10003 (Between E 9th Street and St. Marks Pl)
Subways: N, R, W, 6
*For door to door directions, please go to

The cost of this delicious meal is $23.00 per person.

How do I sign up?
To register and pay for this program, please go to .

Registration closes at 3:00pm on May 19th
Please direct all Cultural Cuisine program questions to Samira Anfi, Program Assistant, at

2) Astoria walking tour!
Socrates Sculpture Park, kayaking in Hallet’s Cove, Bohemian Hall Beer Garden.
Date: Sunday May 23rd
(rain date Sunday May 30th)
Time: 12pm
Where: Meet at the N train Broadway stop in Astoria, Queens at 12pm and walk from there to Socrates Sculpture Park
§        Socrates Sculpture Park:  an exhibition space for artists and a neighborhood park for local residents that offers free kayaking in Hallets Cove.
§        After seeing the park and kayaking, we’ll walk through Astoria (Little Egypt, Greek and Cypriot areas, other main shopping areas, and Astoria Park) 
§        We’ll end up at Bohemian Hall, a gigantic, century-old Czech beer garden. Bohemian Hall is all ages, but bring ID if you want to order beer.
*This trip includes a good amount of walking so wear comfortable shoes.*

3)    RESOURCEFUL WEBSITES for events in New York City: - Information on museums that are always free and museums that have a suggested contribution go to. Always double check with the museum’s website to make sure the information is up-to-date and correct. - Community events for international students in NYC - Useful information for international students or - NYC culture and entertainment -Free events in NYC! - Interesting cheap and free events in New York City -A comprehensive list of rock shows in NYC and surrounding areas. -The official website of New York City's Park and Recreation program.
Information in events, classes, park maps, bike trails, indoor and outdoor pools, gyms (some include ping pong and pool tables) -A calendar of interesting events in NYC. -Useful information for tourists and New Yorkers alike. - List of NYC art openings. or - for information about NYC galleries and openings.

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