Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Activities Newsletter 11/03/2010

NYLC ACTIVITIES NEWSLETTER* - Wednesday 11/03/2010

Dear NYLC Students:

We are approaching holiday season in New York, which means the festivities will not end for the remainder of 2010, proving that this is the best city to be during this time of the year.  Be sure to have your camera with you at all times so that you can share your adventure with family and friends. If you have any photos that you would like to share on NYLC’s Facebook and blog, please send your favorites to
NYLC has organized various exciting activities for the upcoming months and we’re letting you know ahead of time so that you won’t miss out!
As always, please let me know if you have any requests or suggestions for group activities or anything else. If you have a friend who would like to subscribe to our newsletter, please reply with their email address. Have a great week!

Cassandra, Marketing Assistant
New York Language Center

In this newsletter:
1)      NYLC Group Activity: The Cloisters & Fort Tryon Park, Wednesday, November 10th.
2)      NYLC now has its own channel on YouTube!
3)      Upcoming group activities in November/December
4)      Free & Almost free museums.
5)      Useful websites to search for events in NYC.


New York Language Center Group Activity
The Cloisters
and Fort Tryon Park
Wednesday, November 10th

The Cloisters is a museum located in Fort Tryon Park, New York City. The building, which is a branch of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, was reconstructed in the 1930s from the architectural elements of several European medieval abbeys. It is used to exhibit art and architecture from Medieval Europe.

Meet Adriane on the 10th Floor of Midtown New York Language Center (226 West 37th St, between 7th & 8th Aves) at 2pm and from there everyone will take the A train to Fort Tryon in northern Manhattan (190th Street). The museum admission is pay-what-you-wish ($1-$20). There will be a tour of the museum highlights at 3pm. The museum closes at 4:45pm. For more information: Please email or speak with Adriane at Midtown NYLC to sign up.

2) NYLC now has its own channel on YouTube!
Make sure you check out our latest video of NYLC-Midtown!


Ice Skating in Bryant Park- details soon!
Fat Cat (billiards, ping pong, foosball, live music)-details soon!
PS 1 (contemporary art museum in Long Island City, Queens)- details soon!


"pay what you wish" days/hours for museums:
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Wave Hill 9:00am-noon
Asia Society
Bronx Museum of the Arts 11:00am-8:00pm
International Center of Photography 
Whitney Museum 6:00pm-9:00pm
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Guggenheim Museum 5:45pm-7:45pm
Jewish Museum  11:00am-5:45pm
Wave Hill 9:00am-noon
The Frick Collection 11:00am-1:00pm

For 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.

5) RESOURCEFUL WEBSITES for events in New York City: community events for international students in NYC useful information for international students or for NYC culture and entertainment -Free events in NYC! -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) -Useful information for tourists and New Yorkers alike. -Lists of museums that are free everyday, museums that have "pay what you wish" hours/days. and museums that have suggested donations instead of a full admission fee. List of NYC art openings. or for information about NYC art museums, galleries and openings.

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