Founded in 2002 byRobert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal, and Craig Hatkoff, the Tribeca Film Festival was started as an effort to revitalize Lower Manhattan in the wake of the attacks on the World Trade Center. The festival has now become a haven for film lovers because of its reputation for screening the hottest new films from documentaries to short films. Also offered are discussion panels, Q & A’s with leading actors/directors and some very fun kid-friendly events. This is a ticketed event, so check out their website for details.
Earth Day is officially April 22nd, but NYC will be celebrating all month with tons of events in every borough. These are just a few…
Green Fest at The New York Aquarium at Coney Island (April 13-22, 2009)
Find out what you can do to save marine habitats around the world while enjoying a festive week that features a live music, arts and crafts, and more. Check out their website for a full schedule of events.
New York Aquarium
602 Surf Avenue (Map)
Coney Island, NY 11224
Earth Month at the Bronx Zoo (April 19-26, 2009)
It’s a party for the planet all month-long! Enjoy eco-friendly crafts, green-themed entertainment, storytelling, a recycled animal art exhibition and a Green Festival showcasing green products, services and more. Connect with more than 4,000 animals throughout the zoo, representing our planet’s wild ambassadors.
Bronx River Parkway and Fordham Road
Bronx, NY 10460
Earth Week in Grand Central Terminal (April 20-26, 2009)EarthFair2009, two days of art, music and the environment, will be hosted right outside the doors of The Roosevelt Hotel at Grand Central Station on April 24-25th. There are many other events being hosted, like the Giant Earth Images inside Grand Central. Go to earthdayny.org for more details!
Grand Central Terminal
New York, New York 10017