Activities

Trapeze School New York

The two trapeze school locations offer a number of classes for beginner and advanced fliers include flying trapeze, silks, static trapeze, trampoline, lyra, balancing and acrobatics and Spanish web. Online advanced registration is required, and new students pay a $22 fee on top of class price. Outdoor Lower Manhattan facility open May-Oct.

True West

(Previews begin Dec. 27, 2018, opens Jan. 24, 2019, tickets on sale thru March 17, 2019)

Two brothers—a lowlife thief (Ethan Hawke) and a straight-arrow screenwriter (Paul Dano)—duke it out and reverse roles in the revival of Sam Shepard’s play.

Schedule: Tu-Sa 8 pm, W & Sa 2 pm, Su 3 pm

Tickets: $59-$159

Trump Rink

Boasting skyline views, this outdoor ice rink in Central Park is a popular family destination.

Schedule: M-Tu 10 am-2:30 pm, W-Th 10 am-10 pm, F-Sa 10 am-11 pm, Su 10 am-9 pm

Admission: $12-$19 adults, $5-$9 seniors, $6 children 11 and under

Spectator: $5

Skate rentals $10

Cash only

Two Percent Gallery Tours

Small, 90-minute private tours, in groups of three or fewer, introduce visitors and locals alike to the NYC art gallery scene in West Chelsea, visiting five exhibitions. Tours depart Tues-Sat at 10 a.m. For prices and reservations, visit www.thetwopercent.com.

Uncle Sam's New York Tours

Cultural walking and private luxury tours, including pub crawls, nightlife excursions, shopping and Broadway tours are lead by expert guides, offering historical information and fun ways to get to know New York City. Times/prices/departure points vary. 212.888.8769.

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

The free 90-minute walking tour explores the colorful history of New York’s “village green.” Every Sat 2 p.m. Reservations required for groups. Tours meet at the Abraham Lincoln Statue,

United Nations

One-hour tours of the UN's international headquarters' building and grounds, including the renovated General Assembly Hall and the Security Council Chamber (meetings permitting), are conducted in one of 12 languages. The newly renovated Visitors Centre features a bookstore, a gift shop, a café and a post office, where postcards can be mailed with UN stamps. Tours: Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm. $22 adults, $15 seniors (60+)/students, $13 children 5-12. Children under 5 not admitted.

Urban Oysters NYC Walking Tours

Visitors can explore the Brooklyn Navy Yard or sample Williamsburg’s finest beer and food on the Brewed in Brooklyn walking tour, while learning about the importance of historical preservation and sustainability. For more information, call 347.618.8687.

Vanderbilt Tennis Club

The indoor facility includes a regulation-size hard court, junior court, two practice lanes and a fitness room. Instruction available. 

Village Alliance Free Walking Tour

Guides provide an insider’s look at E. 8th St., St. Marks Pl. and the surrounding neighborhood. Sat at 11:30 a.m. thru Sept. 29. Free.

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