NYC LIFE: The Summit, Films, Music, Books, Animals & Butterflies

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Are you in desperate need of spring? Us too. Here are a few suggestions to jump start it and put a spring in your steps.

April 28. A Day that Could Change Your LifeNYC LIFE: The Summit, Films, Music, Books, Animals & Butterflies

Join us next Saturday for all day event featuring experts in wellness and health who will talk about the latest research in natural cancer cures, stem cell research, and stress busters. Four fabulous Tomatoes will share their secrets to the long and successful lives they are leading.  You’ll love seeing our makeover reveal with one lucky tomato. Our philanthropy panel will inspire you. Great exhibitors (clothes, jewelry, accessories, skin care proucts and more. Plus meet other fabulous Tomatoes.  Hurry before tickets sell out.

April 20-May 28.  The Return of the Butterflies

NYC LIFE: The Summit, Films, Music, Books, Animals & ButterfliesThis is one of the most popular exhibits at the Museum of Natural History.  The conservatory is filled with filled with hundreds of live butterflies. The creatures flit about in a magical summerlike environment, surrounded by tropical flowers and lush vegetation in 80-degree temperatures. A perfect activity in a cold spring day.  Get the details.

Now to April 29. Tribeca Film Festival

NYC LIFE: The Summit, Films, Music, Books, Animals & ButterfliesThe 17th festival is in full swing. This year 96 films will be screened and there are all kinds terrific panels and special events too, like the “Storytellers” series. You might want to checkout the one where De Niro will interview Bradley Coooper. Another highlight is a special screening of “Schindler’s List” on April 26 that will be followed by a conversation with director Steven Spielberg and stars Liam Neeson and Ben Kingsley. More information is available at

April 22. Corinna Sowers-Adler Second Stories

NYC LIFE: The Summit, Films, Music, Books, Animals & ButterfliesIf you were at our Tomatoes Got Talent Show, you were treated to a wonderful performance by our special guest, Tony and MAC nominated Corinna Sowers Adler. Now ten years after her debut with a highly acclaimed cabaret entitled “Stories”, she has brought the show concept back in a new version entitled “Second Stories” which features the story song works of some of today’s most beloved composers as well as some lesser known surprises .“Second Stories” is a collection of story songs that will warm your heart and take you on a journey of the lives of everyday people whose stories are what make them extraordinary. And her musical director is the fabulous Jimmy Horan.  Sunday April 22 @ 4PM at the Triad. Tickets $20 + 2-drink minimum.  Get tickets at:

A Trip to the Bronx Zoo

NYC LIFE: The Summit, Films, Music, Books, Animals & ButterfliesWhen was the last time you visited our fantastic zoo? Spring is a great time to visit.  Did you know it is the largest metropolitan zoo in the United States and among the largest in the world? On average, the zoo has 2.15 million visitors each year, and it comprises 265 acres of park lands and naturalistic habitats, through which the Bronx River flows. It’s a great way to spend a day. Get the details.

May 14.  A Book Celebration with Music and Wine

NYC LIFE: The Summit, Films, Music, Books, Animals & ButterfliesWe’re so excited that the NYC Chapter of the Transition Network, an organization designed to enrich the lives of accomplished women over 50, is hosting a book event for the Head Tomato’s new novel, Can You See Us now? A  fun girls time out, it will be like no other book event you’ve ever been to!

The readings will be accompanied by songs featuring vocalists Randie Levine-Miller, Beth Goehring, Karen Nason and Merrill Stone, accompanied by acclaimed jazz pianist Jon Weber.
Come enjoy all this including wine and lite bites.

The book may be purchased for $10 and the author will be available to sign copies.   May 14. 5:30 to 7:30 PM. Shetler Studios.  Tickets are $25 and must be purchased in advance.

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