Thursday, May 20, 2010

What's going on with NYLC??

NYLC  ACTIVITIES NEWSLETTER*  - Thursday 5/20/2010

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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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 23 (THIS SUNDAY!): Astoria walking tour
Socrates Sculpture Park, kayaking in Hallet’s Cove, Bohemian Hall Beer Garden 
2.  June 4-6: Latin Gourmet Festival  
Volunteering info below.
3. Apply for 2011 Ford Motor Company International Fellowship
DEADLINE 6/30/2010
4.  FREE summer music series!
5.  Amtrak Student Discounts!

6. Resourceful websites for other events in NYC!

1) 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 ADRIANNE at the N train Broadway stop in Astoria, Queens at 12pm and we will 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.*
2)  Latin Gourmet Festival!  Volunteers needed.

§  Opportunity to volunteer at New York City's very first Latin Gourmet Festival - Gourmet Latino, a Journey of Latin Flavor -  which will take place June 4 - 6th in Manhattan! 

§  All volunteers get free entrance to the festival and access
to seminars led by some of NYC's most influential latin
§  Get a behind-the-scenes view of a world class cultural
festival while also supporting a great cause!

§  Please send a short bio, contact info and availability to
3)  Apply for 2011 Ford Motor Company International Fellowship: DEADLINE 6/30/2010

§ The 2011 Ford Motor Company International Fellowship of the
92nd Street Y is now accepting applications from community
leaders who are citizens and residents of Brazil, India,
Indonesia, Israel, Turkey, Ukraine, and Venezuela.
§ Applications must be postmarked, faxed, or emailed by June
30, 2010 to be considered. 
§ To download the application and brochure, please go to this link, click "2011 Application and Brochure," and follow the links on the next page.
§ Please contact Alison Gardy at 212.415.5473 or or Amanda Raz at 212.415.5561 or if you have any question or wish to receive brochures and applications by post mail.                        
4)  FREE Summer Music Series!
§  Check out Madison Square Park Music, starting Wed. June 16 
§  Every Wed. at 7 pm this summer.
5)   AMTRAK Student Discounts!

§  Students Save 15% and Earn Amtrak Guest Rewards Points
o   Student Advantage Cardholders are eligible to receive a 15%
discount on the lowest available rail fare on most Amtrak
trains to any destination and earn Amtrak Guest Rewards
points to be used for FREE travels.

Become a Member: purchase your card at
and learn about the more than 15,000 discounts nationwide
and around your campus.

6)    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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