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Dec 20, 2017 in Things To Do


Coney Island Polar Bear Club New Year’s Day Swim A great way to wake yourself up after a night of New Year’s Eve partying is to take a dip in the Atlantic Ocean. The Coney Island Polar Bear Club, the oldest winter bathing organization in the country, does it every Sunday from November to April. On New Year’s Day, they invite everyone to come for a celebratory plunge into the chilly waters. Meet at the Coney Island Boardwalk at Stillwell Avenue, swimming begins at 1pm,

New York Botanical Garden Holiday Train Show Enchanting model trains zip through a display of 150 landmarks, each re-created with bark, leaves, and other natural materials—all under the twinkling glow of the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory. Marvel at G-scale locomotives humming along among familiar sights such as the Brooklyn Bridge, Statue of Liberty, and Rockefeller Center on nearly a half-mile of track. This year’s exhibition showcases Midtown Manhattan’s iconic skyscrapers and other architectural wonders, featuring new replicas of the Empire State Building, Chrysler Building, General Electric Building, and St. Bartholomew’s Church.

1950s Films at Film Society of Lincoln Center America’s pre-eminent film presentation organization, the Film Society of Lincoln Center was founded in 1969 to celebrate American and international cinema, to recognize and support new filmmakers. So get to the Lincoln center and watch a classic.

Restaurant Week - Winter NYC Restaurant Week is a semiannual promotion that celebrates fine dining at an affordable price. Participating restaurants offer three-course prix-fixe menus specially priced for lunch and/or dinner.NYC Restaurant Week Winter 2018 is from January 22–February 9 and Reservations open January 8.