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Valentine's Day

Spring isn't in the air quite yet, but love is. This February, find new ways to celebrate Valentine's Day with movies, parties, and more in some of New York City's loveliest settings.

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Valentine's Day Events

Friday, February 9, 2018

Feb 9

Glow in the Dark Paint Night: Valentine's Special

at Asser Levy Recreation Center (in Asser Levy Playground) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join us and get ready to create a stunning masterpiece! Participants will use glow dark paint to bring out their creativity on a blank canvas.
Free!

Feb 9

Valentine's Day Gala

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park) , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join us for an evening of dancing to celebrate Valentine's Day. Semi-formal or formal attire is strongly recommended. All are welcome!
Free!

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Feb 10

Family Art Project: Hearts and Flowers, Love for Belugas

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Listen to touching tales about the small, gentle, gray-white beluga whales, then make a stuffed beluga sock-puppet for a heartwarming Valentine’s gift.
Free!

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Sunday, February 11, 2018

Feb 11

Family Art Project: Hearts and Flowers, Love for Belugas

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Listen to touching tales about the small, gentle, gray-white beluga whales, then make a stuffed beluga sock-puppet for a heartwarming Valentine’s gift.

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Feb 11

Wellness Workshop: Luscious Lips and Silky Skin

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Using all-natural organic ingredients, work with aromatherapist and skin care expert Melissa Rivera of Essence and Aroma to create tinted lip balms and scented salves.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Feb 14

Hearts and Crafts Day

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Families will create special Valentine's Day-themed crafts for each other and loved ones, from simple hearts and cards to more elaborate crafts.
Free!

Feb 14

Love in the Parlors — A Valentine in Concert

at Merchant's House Museum , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Bond Street Euterpean Singing Society presents lush, romantic vocal music of the world’s greatest 19th-century composers performed in the Museum’s elegant Greek Revival parlor…

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