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Spring Break Guide


If you're sticking around campus or New York City during the break, the Student Resource Center has put together this quick Spring Break Guide to campus office hours, residence hall programs, and NYC activities!
 
If you're using this break to get away, have a safe and restful break -- and be sure and check out the Spring Break Travel Tips!
 

Central Park Spring

Anytime
Consider taking some time during Spring Break to focus on your own career development. The Wasserman Center will be open 9am-5pm during Spring Break (March 16-20) and use NYU CareerNet for direct access to search for a job or internship.

3/14 - 3/15
New York City FIRST Robotics Competition - 9am
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
Thousands of talented local and international students from 66 different schools descend upon the Javits Center for nonprofit organization NYC First’s 15th annual robotics competition. See the droids square off in games and navigate obstacles.

3/15
Brooklyn St. Patrick's Day Parade - 1pm
Prospect Park
The British first conquered New York City right in Brooklyn Heights, and the Irish American Parade Committee is commemorating its 40th year by of the Battle of Brooklyn (as many of the committee members’ forefathers were involved in that war.) At 12:45pm, the procession also honors the heroes and victims of 9/11.

3/16
Learn Juggling in the Park - 12pm
Bryan Park - 42nd Street Plaza
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided. Lessons are weather permitting.

3/17
St. Patrick's Day Parade
The Parade starts at 11am at 44th Street, marching up Fifth Avenue—past St. Patrick's Cathedral at 50th Street—all the way to 79th Street. It finishes around 4:30-5:00pm at the American Irish Historical Society at East 80th Street.

3/19
Subway Art Tour - 2pm
Many people think of the New York City subway as one of the largest, most efficient, mass transit systems in the world. Few, however, think of it as the largest and longest art gallery on the planet. This lively walking AND subway riding tour visits several subway stations to experience a selection of these striking often whimsical works that go largely unnoticed by the general public. More info here.

Opens 3/22
Macy's Flower Show
Escape to a not-so-secret garden at this two-week floral display, this year titled "Art in Bloom." The ground level of Macy's Herald Square turns into something from Alice in Wonderland, all covered in ceiling-to-floor greenery—and then you get to the clothes! More information on free workshops, including terrarium making and floral design here.

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