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Discovery Day: An Instrument Petting Zoo at Kaufman Music Center
Sample a menagerie of musical instruments with expert faculty at NYC's largest community music school!

During Discovery Day at Kaufman Music Center on Tuesday, June 13, children ages 4+ can strum on a guitar, learn how it feels to bow a cello, and take a turn at the trumpet or saxophone-plus more! From 3:30pm - 6:30pm, stop by and encourage interaction with instruments under the guidance of   Lucy Moses School's experienced, nurturing  faculty members . Families can also step into Kaufman Music Center's  Merkin Concert Hall  to enjoy short performances by talented young Lucy Moses School  students. Snacks will be available during the event. 

Additionally, on June 13, children and their caregivers can participate in a sample 20-minute  Dalcroze Eurhythmics  class in which they'll explore musical concepts through active rhythm games, creative movement, songs and stories. They can also move joyfully in a sample 20-minute  Creative Dance  and  Modern Dance  classes in Lucy Moses School's dance studio. Space in these classes is limited, so be sure to sign up in advance by calling (212) 501-3360.

Discovery Day isn't the only exciting event happening at Kaufman Music Center this month. On Wednesday, June 21, Special Music School will graduate its first senior class! So, congratulations to the first graduating high school class of 2017. 
Midsummer Night Swing 2017

Lincoln Center's summer programming is about to be in full-swing; namely, its best outdoor dance party at Damrosch Park will begin this month on Tuesday, June 27:
Midsummer Night Swing

This year's roster is again full of diverse, dance-able musical acts. To name a few, guests can waltz and foxtrot to Margi & the Dapper Dots on Friday, June 30 and Lindy Hop to David Ostwald's Louis Armstrong Eternity Band on Tuesday, July 4, plus, more opportunity for blues, salsa, swing, and cha-cha. 

There are a total of 16 performances in this year's schedule between Tuesday, June 27 and Saturday, July 15. Each performance includes live music, a performing DJ and dance instructors on the dance floor. Click here to see the event calendar

For more information, click here. And, for some inspiration for joining the dance floor this year, click here to see a video of previous summer fun. 
Special Offer from WBGO for the Newport Jazz Festival 2017

To say thank you for a great and long-standing partnership between  WBGO and  the Lincoln Square BID, WBGO is offering a special promotion for their fun and convenient Newport Jazz Festival Day Trip Package. The legendary Newport Jazz Festival takes place August 4, 5 & 6, and each day, WBGO has a bus departing from Columbus Circle, right at the southern end of our district, that takes guests straight to the festival gate.
 
Performances at the festival this year include: Cecile McLorin Salvant, Branford Marsalis, Henry Threadgill, Christian McBride Big Band, The Roots, Andra Day, supergroup Hudson (Jack DeJohnette, John Scofield, Larry Grenadier and John Medeski) and many more!

Lincoln Square BID Members get $20 off the WBGO Day Trip Packages to the Newport Jazz Festival (does not apply to the student rate), which includes round trip luxury bus transportation and a full festival day ticket.
 
Here's how you redeem your discount:
  • Visit WBGO's Eventbrite page
  • Click Tickets button, then click "Enter Promo Code" at the top of the pop up screen
  • Enter code: LincolnSqBID
  • Click the Apply Code button
A $20 discount will appear. This offer is not transferable. Hurry, offer ends Thursday, June 15 at midnight. See you at Newport!
The Yard Opens at 60th Street

Co-working company  The Yard  just opened a new location  in Lincoln Square at 33 West 60th Street, between Broadway and Columbus Ave.  The Yard Columbus Circle features three floors of office space with options for independent desks, conference rooms, and private offices, plus amenities such as printing, storage, security and even ergonomic office furniture. You can schedule a viewing today and find a membership package that works best for your needs. 

The Yard Lincoln Square, the co-working company's location at 157 Columbus Avenue at 67th Street,  is almost completely booked, so this new location at 60th Street gives Upper West Siders another option for working space nearby and within the Lincoln Square BID boundaries .
Celebrate 20 Years of the Lincoln Square BID - Tickets Going Fast!

On Wednesday, June 14, 2017 from 5:30pm - 8:30pm the Lincoln Square Business Improvement District will celebrate its 20th Anniversary with a reception at the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center. The event will honor three of our Founding Board Members and commemorate two decades of vision, action, and results. The party will offer heavy Hors d'Oeuvres, delicious specialty cocktails, and a silent auction with wonderful prizes from our local community businesses and organizations.

The evening's Emcee will be David Novarro, Anchor, WABC-TV, Eyewitness News with live music by the creative jazz and swing band Grandpa Musselman & His Syncopators! W e will be honoring three of our Founding Board Members: Georgette F. Bennett, George Crawford, and  Andrew Pucher. 

Purchasing a ticket to this celebration will help support the Lincoln Square BID's signature Streetscape and Beautification Program. We hope you will join us for this exciting anniversary event!

For ticket costs and additional information you can click here, call (212) 581-3774, or email info@lincolnsquarebid.org.
Where New York's Networking Opportunity: Meet the Concierge 
Where New York invites you to their trademark event  Meet the Concierge: Your Keys to the City which offers a networking opportunity and an informative discussion meant to help direct businesses towards a more lucrative relationship with the city's travel market. The seminar will host a six-member panel of experts from the New York City Association of Hotel Concierges who will discuss the secrets of tapping into and working with the city's elite Concierge professionals to garner additional business. 

The seminar will take place on  Wednesday, June 21 from  8:30am - 10:00am at Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse at 447 Lexington  Avenue and is meant for business networking. A breakfast will be served. Reservations should be limited to no more than two representatives per company. To attend,  RSVP to NYCRSVP@morris.com by Friday, June 16.
Customer Satisfaction Survey
For the past 20 years the Lincoln Square Business Improvement District (BID) has strived to make the Lincoln Square neighborhood cleaner, safer, and more beautiful. To ensure we are providing the best services possible, we are once again conducting an annual survey of our membership and friends (We've made it shorter this year!). We value the feedback and suggestions we receive as we continue to evaluate all of our programs.

CLICK HERE and tell us how we are doing! Plus, you can register for a chance to win a gift certificate to a great Lincoln Square bakery!

Lincoln Square Business Improvement District |  info@lincolnsquarebid.org  |  lincolnsquarebid.org   | 212.581.3774
1841 Broadway, Suite 1112 |  New York, NY 10023