NYC’s Priceless Things To Do This Week: November 17th – 23rd

NYC’s Priceless Things To Do This Week: November 17th – 23rd
This week’s Priceless Things To Do will have you exploring nature, unwinding after work and spending time with the family. There’s only 52 weeks in a year, make sure this one is priceless!

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Photo Credit: NYC Department of Parks & Recreation

Photo Credit: NYC Department of Parks & Recreation

Take A Hike

Date: Monday, November 17

November 17th is National Take A Hide Day! Get out and enjoy nature by hiking along the Cass Gallagher Nature Trail or the John Kieran Nature Trail. Both trails reside within the Bronx’s Van Corlandt Park. The Cass Gallagher trail covers a distance of 1.4 miles and is the more difficult trail of the two. The John Kiernan trail is 1.25 miles of picturesque views, perfect for the casual or novice hiker. For the really adventurous nature lover, you can hike both trails by following the connecting John Muir Trail. Visit the Van Corlandt Park official website for directions and details.

Let It Go!

Date: Wednesday, November 19

Let it go this Wednesday by heading to the Prudential Center in Newark for Disney’s Frozen On Ice. Frozen tells the story of separated sisters Anna and Elsa in the kingdom of Arendelle. Elsa has secluded herself in a palace away from the world for fear of freezing anything and everything around her with her magical – and unpredictable – ice powers. Her sister, Anna, goes on a journey alongside her companions Olaf the snowman, Kristoff the iceman and Sven the reindeer to reunite their family and return Elsa to her rightful place as queen of Arendelle. Musical numbers include “Love Is An Open Door,” “Do You Want To Build A Snowman,” and “Let It Go.” The show begins at 7:00 p.m. and tickets start at $34.

Enjoy Friday Night Sangria

Date: Friday, November 21

Kick back and enjoy a Friday night out with good friends and even better sangria. Check out Rosarito Fish Shack on Wythe Avenue in Brooklyn and their red, white or seasonal fruit style sangria. Rosarito sells sangria by the glass for $9 or a full pitcher for $32. Despite being a fish shack, Rosarito’s also has seven taco offerings and a dessert menu with tiramex-su, flan and ice cream for just $7 a plate. The Rosarito Fish Shack is open from 5:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. on Fridays. Visit their official website for directions and a complete downloadable menu.

Photo Credit: Little Shop of Crafts

Photo Credit: Little Shop of Crafts

Have Some Family Time

Date: Saturday, November 22

With everything going on today, finding quality time with the family can be difficult. Set some time aside this Saturday for arts & crafts with the people you love most. The Little Shop of Crafts on East 73rd Street has everything you need to create the perfect family art project. This arts and crafts shop has pottery, plastercraft, mosaics and their own create-a-cuddly program where you can design your very own teddy bear from scratch. Other projects include woodcraft, picture frame creation and t-shirt customizing. The Little Shop of Crafts is open from 6:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Saturdays.

Photo Credit: Laura Cavanaugh/Getty Images

Photo Credit: Laura Cavanaugh/Getty Images

See Ingrid Michaelson At The Tarrytown Music Hall

Date: Sunday, November 23

Indie singer-songwriter Ingrid Michaelson is performing at The Tarrytown Music Hall this Sunday as part of her ongoing North American tour. Michaelson’s sixth album, Lights Out was released on October 2, 2014 and features the single, “Girls Chase Boys,” which peaked at number 52 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart. “Girls Chase Boys” is the second song from Ms. Michaelson to appear on the Billboard Hot 100 as “The Way I Am” from her 2006 record Girls & Boys climbed to the number 37 spot. Other popular songs from Michaelson include “Around You” and “Maybe.” The concert starts at 7:30 p.m. and tickets cost $81.

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