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Fall 2013 Excursions


Grads Go to the High Line and Chelsea Market | Saturday, September 28
Join Scott on the High Line, an out-of-use elevated rail line converted into a garden. Self-guided tour packets will be provided. After walking the High Line, join other attendees for lunch at Chelsea Market. This event is now closed.

Grads Go to a Gender Amplified Music Festival | Saturday, September 28
Join Jossie for an afternoon filled with music! The festival is centered around the topic of women in music production, specifically on how to get involved in the technical side of the music industry and the relationship between music production and commerce. Instructional workshops include: Music Production for Film & TV; Making the Connections: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math in Music Production; and more. This event is now closed.

Grads Go to the Tour de Bronx | Sunday, October 24
Join Steve at the 19th Annual Tour de Bronx, the largest free bicycling event in New York City. See Bronx historic districts, diverse neighborhoods, beautiful waterfront vistas, and great greenways from the best possible point - your bicycle. This event is now closed.

Grads Go to the "Why We Fight: Remembering AIDS Activism" Exhibit | Saturday, November 9 12:00pm
Join Adriana at the New York Public Library for this exhibit highlighting the efforts by New York City HIV-AIDS activists to inform and protect communities. A group lunch and discussion will follow. Please register at the SRC, Suite 210 of the Kimmel Student Center by Friday, November 8.

Grads Go to Zumba in McCarren Park | Saturday, November 9 11:00am                       Join Ana and other grad students for a Zumba session at McCarren Play Park Center in Williamsburg! Let's meet up in front of Kimmel on November 9th at 11:00 am and we'll take the train over. No prior experience in Zumba is necessary. Please register at the SRC, Suite 210 of the Kimmel Center by Friday, November 8.

Grads Go Tour Central Park | Sunday, November 10 11:00am                                      Join Brianna for a foot tour of Central Park. We will meet at 105th St and 5th Ave at 11:00am. The tour will encompass the upper area of the park, which is often unvisited and looks more like a forest. We will also see at least one secret waterfall and visit the conservatory gardens. Please register at the SRC, Suite 210 of the Kimmel Center by Friday, November 8.

Grads Go Ice Skating | Sunday, November 17 5:30pm                                                       Join Brianna, Nasreen, and other grads at Lasker Rink for an evening of ice skating. This Central Park rink is the perfect place to create enchantment in a picturesque winter wonderland. You can purchase a ticket for $5 online here. Guests are welcome but must pay their own way and therefore do not need a ticket.

Grads Go to Amateur Night at the Apollo | Wednesday, November 20 7:00pm           Join Steve and other grads for a night out at the Apollo. Amateur Night showcases aspiring performance artists in their quest to become "Top Dog." Tickets are $5 and available online here.

Grads Go to a Holiday Market | Saturday, November 23                                                     Join Kristen and fellow grads at the Union Square Holiday Market! We will meet at 10:00am in front of the Kimmel Center and walk over together. This year, the market will host over 150 vendors who specialize in homemade goods and cuisines. Please RSVP here.

Grads Go to a Nets Game | Sunday, November 24
Join Kristen at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn to see the Brooklyn Nets take on the Detroit Pistons. There is a $15 copay for this event. You can purchase tickets for this event online here.

Grads Go to YOGA | Sunday, November 24
Join Jossie and other grads at the Lower East Side Bikram Studio for a Bikram HOT Yoga session. Bikram Yoga is a very precisely designed yoga series that takes you through 26 postures, warming and stretching muscles, ligaments, and tendons in the order in which they should be stretched. This event is open to all levels; no prior yoga experience necessary! We will provide mats, towels, and the heat. Please RSVP here

Grads Go to Cultural Freeseums | Saturday, December 7
Join Scott and other GSAs throughout Manhattan at one of five free cultural museums: The Schomberg Center for Research in Black Culture, El Museo del Barrio, The Jewish Museum, Rubin Museum of Himalayan Art, or the Museum of the American Indian. Then, we'll all meet up afterward for a social. The RSVP for this event will be made available soon.


Past Events Include


Community Service: Lupus Walk
East Village Food Tour
La Mama Experimental Theater
LGBTQIA Community Building in NYC
Lower East Side Tenement Museum
MOMA & Brunch
Museum of Tolerance
Museum of Sex
National Museum of the American Indian
New York Botanical Gardens
Upright Citizens Brigade

Check back soon for more events!


**Disclaimer: Completing the interest form for events hosted by Graduate Student Life does not secure your spot on a trip. To secure a spot, you must follow the instructions located in the description of each event above. Additionally, any co-payments for events hosted by Graduate Student Life are non-refundable.**

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