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It's not too late to join the BID's WinteRamble. Bring your friends and neighbors to help light up Lincoln Square - sign up today! Come ring in the winter solstice by joining the WinteRamble - an illuminated community procession of Frost Giant puppets and icicle lanterns led by Processional Arts Workshop. The procession steps off in front of 1886 Broadway (between 62nd St and 63rd St) at 5:00pm and meanders through the Lincoln Square neighborhood until 6:00pm on Wednesday, December 21, to the ethereal sounds of J.C. King’s Kalimbascope, a rolling ensemble of acoustically-enhanced thumb pianos. 

There are 3 ways to participate: Volunteer to carry a crystalline icicle lantern, create your own mini-lantern for the procession in the pop-up workshop (3:00 – 5:00 pm), or join the Kalimbascope (no experience required). 

To volunteer or get details, including the location, about the pop-up workshop, RSVP through our online sign-up. Everyone is welcome to take part in this family-friendly event or just watch and follow along as we celebrate winter’s arrival together. 

Sign up to participate by clicking here!

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Happy Holidays from the Lincoln Square BID!