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St. Martin Celebration

Saturday, November 9, 2013

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.

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German tradition tells of a Roman Soldier, Martin of Tours, who cut his cloak in half for a beggar during a cold winter's storm. In honoring his noble act, we will build lanterns and sing songs, followed by a parade with St. Martin and his horse!

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.: Lantern crafting (Fee per child: $10)*

5:00 – 6:00p.m.: Parade with St. Martin

*If you bring your own lantern, the parade is free.


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$10 per child, unless you bring your own lantern.

Event Organizer

Washington Square Park, Deutsches Haus at NYU

Contact Number

(212) 998-8660

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Best for Kids, Winter Holidays

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NYC Parks is currently undergoing a thorough inspection of all trees in Washington Square Park. The last inspection occurred roughly two years ago and immediate hazards were identified and resolved. As of August 8, our Manhattan Forestry unit will be pruning approximately 270 trees over several days. Additionally, there will be one removal of a 32-inch pin oak with root rot in the northwest section of the park to ensure public safety.

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