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Fun Things to do in NYC's Chelsea

Fun Things to do in NYC's Chelsea

We know the restaurants and bars and eateries and bakeries in Chelsea must ALL be visited--but what if you looking for things to do AFTER you devour all of Chelsea? You could hit up the gallery scene if you're into that--or a starving artist--but what if you're looking for a fun activities in one of the low-key, culturally diverse and rich neighborhoods of NYC? Here are a five easy ideas on how to spend your day in Chelsea.

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    BYOB Painting Workshop (3hr - Chelsea)
    BYOB Painting Workshop (3hr - Chelsea)

    Painting Lounge

    Get your creative juices flowing in this BYOB Painting Workshop. Instead of splurging on an overpriced piece from the gallery next door, why don’t YOU recreate a famous painting by Warhol, Picasso, or Van Gogh? You’ll need some inspiration, so bring your favorite bottle of wine or beer!

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    French Wines: Making Sense of it All
    French Wines: Making Sense of it All

    NYC Wine Class

    Take a French wines class. A 1961 Bordeaux tastes...like wine? Alcohol? Sacrebleu, non! This French wine class is a fun way to familiarize yourself with types and regions of wine that you might want with your next meal and this one comes with cheese and paté--bonus!

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    The Weave (Improv Show) (vendor no longer listing AH 8/10/15)
    The Weave (Improv Show) (vendor no longer listing AH 8/10/15)

    Magnet Theater - Mainstage

    Go see an improve show. Instead of pounding shots and chugging bud lights with your friends in a crowded bar, create some memorable times at an improv show with the people that matter most by laughing till your sides hurt.

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    Capoeira -- All Levels
    Capoeira -- All Levels

    PMT Dance Studio

    Try your hand at Brazilian martial arts and dance. New York City is the intersection of hundreds of unique cultures and you're not really fully experiencing the city's benefits until you get a taste of some of the really exotic cultures. Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian dance form that is a great introductory class for those interested in learning about Brazil's energetic culture and rhythm as well as a good workout!

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    Field Trip: Exposure Fundamentals
    Field Trip: Exposure Fundamentals

    Master your DLSR camera while capturing the scenic Highline and Union Square Park. 5. Master your DLSR camera while capturing the scenic Highline and Union Square Park Even if you've walked the Highline, did you really see what it has to offer? If you bought a DSLR camera and have yet to crack open the user's manual, here's your chance to start your new hobby. In this class, you'll learn the many settings on your camera and go on a field trip to test your new skills and capture the prettiest streets and parks in Chelsea.

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    Sunset Sail
    Sunset Sail

    Classic Harbor Line

    Set sail from Chelsea Piers for the greatest best of the sunset. Who said you have to stay in Chelsea? End your day escaping the city on a sail boat as you watch the sun set on one of the greatest cities ever.

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