NYC Life: Easter Parade, Career Reboot, Ballet & Opera
We were just reflecting back on the Easters of our youth –frilly dresses, little white gloves, Mary Janes and Easter bonnets. Well at least NYC still has the Easter Bonnet parade, which dates back to the 1870s and is still a sight to behold. And for your viewing fun today, we a classic clip of Judy Garland and Fred Astaire performing “In Your Easter Bonnet”. Spring is a great time for the ballet and opera. Spring is also a time of renewal, and if you’re a tomato who wants to re-enter the work force, or want to transition into a new career, we’ve got the seminar for you!
March 27. The Easter Parade
Since the 1870s, women have been parading in their Easter Bonnets along Fifth Avenue. We just love this tradition. So grab your best bonnet and head to Fifth Avenue from about 10am to 4PM (between 49th and 57th Streets) and stroll along the avenue. Or just enjoy the parade. You will dazzled. And to put you in the mood, here’s the classic, “In Your Easter Bonnet” as performed by Judy Garland and Fred Astaire. It doesn’t get any better than this.
April 8. ReBoot Your Career.
We recently out found about the ReBoot Career Accelerator, a brilliant idea that’s helping women who are looking to re-start their careers, or start new business, with programs to help them become current and connected. And they have a one-day seminar in NYC on April 8. If you’re a tomato who has been out of the work force (maybe for years) and/or tomato who is looking to transition into something new, this all day career accelerator program may just be the confidence you need to restart or your career or start a new business. The seminar is $299. Register by April 1 and get a $100 discount. Get more details about the event.
April 19 – May 29. New York Ballet Spring Season.
Ballet lovers rejoice! The New York City Ballet returns to Lincoln Center this spring with a slew of breathtaking performances running for six weeks. There will be plenty of Balanchine and Robbins along with performances of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The Spring Gala on May 4, with a world premiere along with other performances to be announced. Get the details.
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