The To-Do List: Things to do in NYC this weekend, Jan. 10 - 12 (some are free!)

Kimberly Dole
January 10, 2020 - 12:50 pm
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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- With a new year upon us, it's time to get out and try new things. Here's your chance to try new things and live your best life. Whether you're looking to party it up or relax, we've got you covered with the best food, drinks, shows and music the area has to offer.

Garment District Seesaw

Feel like a kid again at the latest public art installation  in the Garment District. The Garment District Alliance brings an interactive seesaw collection titled "Impulse". Choose from any of the 12 illuminated, seesaws to ride for an awesome experience.

Where: Broadway between 37th and 38th Streets

When: Friday, Jan 10 - Sunday Jan. 12

Cost: Free

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Prospect Park Mulchfest

Wrap up your holiday season and say good bye to your tree at Mulchfest. Join in on the NYC holiday tradition of recycling your Christmas tree while the city chips your tree into wood chips that can be used to nourish trees or any of your plants.

Where: Prospect Park West

When: Saturday, Jan. 11 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Cost: Free

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Jerry Seinfeld at Beacon Theater

Come be a part of history and laugh your butt of with the one and only Jerry Seinfeld. The funny man has added more New York shows for his Netflix special and you can jin in on the fun. 

Where: Beacon Theater

When: Saturday, Jan. 11, 7 p.m. and  9:30 p.m.

Cost: Varies

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Ziggy Flatiron Installation

Take a look at the winning structure in this year's flatiron public plaza holiday. 'Ziggy' is a kaleidoscopic installation that is dedicated to the people of New York. Ziggy frames several New York icons, including the Empire State Building, and of course, the Flatiron Building.

Where: Broadway, Fifth Avenue, and 23rd Street

When: Friday, Jan. 10 - Sunday Jan. 12, varies

Cost: Free

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NYS Winter Run Winter Run Series 5K

If you're looking to be more active this year, look no further. Sign up for the NYS Winter Run Series at Heckscher State Park. This is the first race of a series of four races to be held every Sunday on Long Island. You can challenge yourself to run them all or sign up for a single one.

Where: Heckscher State Park

When: Sunday, Jan 12, 11 a.m.

Cost: $15

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90’s Playground Weekend

Time for nostalgia when Rosé Mansion takes it back to the 90’s. Dust off those track suits and come to the themed playground with classic games and of course, some Rosé!

When: Friday, Jan. 10 - Sunday, Jan. 12

Where: Rosé Wine Mansion 

Cost: $45

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West Village Food and History Walking Tour

Enjoy a walking tour through the West Village while enjoying some of the neighborhood has to offer. During the three-hour tour, you'll learn about the history of the area, where famous beat poets and musicians like Dylan, Hendrix and Reed lived while trying local culinary treasures. Plus no waiting on lines.

Where: West Village

When: Friday, Jan. 10, - Saturday, Jan. 11, 11 a.m. 

Cost: $45

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Know a young one that is into filmmaking? The Take Two Film Academy is here to help.Here's the chance for students aged 8-15 learn to write, shoot and edit their own short films. At the end of the workshop, kids have at least one finished film.

Where: West End Secondary School

When: Saturday, Jan. 11,  9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Cost: Donation-based

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Metropolitan Opera: Wozzeck 

Another opera masterpiece by Berg is showing at the Metropolitan Opera. Set in pre–World War I times, the story of Wozzeck the soldier the soldier who descends into murder and madness in this harrowing tale.

Where: Metropolitan Opera House

When: Saturday, Jan. 11, 1 p.m.

Cost: Varies

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