When January 2020 hits, you’ll want to avoid any existential crises over entering a new decade. So why not kick off your flannel weighted blanket and consider all the new events awaiting you in Lower Manhattan.
Mulchfest 2020 (January 4 and 11)
There’s a better way to dispose of your holiday evergreens: Bring your old trees and wreaths to Bowling Green Park. The NYC Parks Department has secured a wood chipper truck for Saturday, January 4, and Saturday, January 11, 9a-11a. ♻️🌲
Recycle Your Tree (December 26-January 24)
If you can’t make it to Mulchfest, Battery Park City has you covered all season long. The chipped trees will be used for mulch to beautify BPC.
Skift’s 2020 Travel Megatrends (January 7)
The Andaz Wall Street will host Skift’s annual travel trends presentation. This is an excellent event for casual and professional globetrotters to gain new insights and mingle with like-minded jetsetters.
Aura BlackStar: Bowie Cello Symphonic Visualized (January 10)
Talented cellist Maya Beiser will perform a dramatic arrangement of David Bowie’s final album on Brookfield Place’s Winter Garden stage.
Karaoke Jam Session (January 13)
Get friends and family together for an all-ages karaoke bash at 200 Rector Street from 2 to 4p. Afternoon tea and treats will be available for aspiring crooners.
Express Yo(ga)self @ Work (January 14)
Get ready to flex and reflect. This combination yoga/writing workshop, hosted at LMHQ, is aimed to help participants to express themselves personally and professionally.
Tuesday Talks: Conversation With Paul Rieckhoff (January 14)
The Battery Park City resident and host of the “Angry Americans” podcast is leading an informal and engaging conversation about the 2020 presidential election.
Blake Deadly’s Drag Bingo (January 19)
Every third Sunday gives you good reason to game with fabulous bingo host Blake Deadly at the Cowgirl Seahorse.
MvVO Art Show: Call For Artists (January 22)
The third annual AD ART SHOW seeks applications for the 2020 art installation in the Oculus at Westfield World Trade Center. Deadline to apply is Wednesday, January 22. Artists who are chosen to exhibit will have their work displayed at the Oculus from May 5 to May 31.
Fierce Female Founders (January 22)
Take this opportunity to meet talented, like-minded professionals at the January LMHQ women’s breakfast panel discussion about the challenges (and triumphs!) within the startup landscape.
BPCA’s Opening Reception At Its Annual Art Exhibition (January 26)
All ages are welcome to attend the Battery Park City Authority’s opening reception to laud their new art calendar year (which will be on view beginning January 27 through March 27). Meet many of the participating artists and educators who curate the program.
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