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    Intro to Celtic Harp

    When you imagine Ireland, what comes to mind besides the rolling green hills dotted with sheep? The beautiful music, of course! In this fun and exciting class, you will learn how to create the most ethereal tunes imaginable using the Celtic harp. Under the guidance of an expert, focus on learning melodies and basic accompanying patterns while also developing a basic understanding of proper hand positioning and chord patterns. Work your way towards exploring variations of melodies and reels, and you'll be on your way to strumming Heavenly sounds in no time!
    Intro to Celtic Harp

    500 W 52nd St, New York

    • Experience playing an utterly unique instrument during this fun and immersive lesson
    • Develop a basic understanding of proper hand positioning and chord patterns of the Celtic harp under the guidance of an expert
    • Get experience playing various melodies, reels, and basic accompanying patterns
    • No experience necessary
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    Absolute Beginners Fiddle

    There's a reason Irish music is so fun and contagious. In this fun and exciting class, you will learn the basics of playing music people can't help but want to dance to using the fiddle! Under the guidance of an expert, learn the bare basics of how to work this unique Irish instrument, including holding the bow, tuning the fiddle, and using them together to produce a good and even tone. Develop a greater understanding of how to work the fiddle, and leave with the new ability to play a few Irish jigs on your own!
    Absolute Beginners Fiddle

    500 W 52nd St, New York

    • Experience playing an utterly unique instrument during this fun and immersive beginners lesson
    • Learn how to properly hold the fiddle and bow to produce a good and even tone
    • Practice playing one or two Irish tunes under the guidance of a professional
    • No experience necessary
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    Beginners Button Accordion

    Is playing just one keyboard not complicated enough for you? In this fun and exciting class, you will learn in detail how to perform virtually every operation on the Irish B/C button accordion! Under the guidance of an expert, practice using the bellows control, or the accordions bass equivalent, and creating ornamentations, such as grace notes, triplets, and rolls. Develop crucial aural, rhythm and sight-reading skills through a diverse range of Irish tunes such as reels, jigs, polkas, slides, and hornpipes. Leave with a comprehensive knowledge of regional style approaches to phrasing and rhythm, and the ability to perform potentially the most interesting party spectacle of all time!
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    Beginners Button Accordion

    150 W 46th St, New York

    • Experience playing an utterly unique instrument during this fun and immersive lesson
    • Learn how to perform virtually every operation on the Irish B/C button accordion
    • Practice using the bellows control and creating ornamentations like grace notes, triplets, and rolls
    • Develop crucial aural, rhythm and sight-reading skills through a diverse range of Irish tunes
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    Champagne Sunset Cruise (Saturday)

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    Twice a year, a sunset beautifully illuminates the Manhattan streets with the sun setting perfectly down each streetway. You shouldn't be forced to experience Manhattanhenge's beauty only twice per year. With the Champagne Sunset Cruise, you have a chance to experience this beautiful sunset whenever you want. You'll traverse the island's waterways, viiewing bridges, Governor's Island, Ellis Island, and parts of Queens and Brooklyn. All the while, sip on a tasty drink and relax on the boat deck. How much better can life get?
    Champagne Sunset Cruise (Saturday)

    62 Chelsea Piers, New York

    • Sail on a luxurious 1920s yacht, watching the sunset on the Manhattan skyline
    • Enjoy views of Battery Park, Statue of Liberty, and various architecturally and historically significant bridges
    • Sip a complimentary beverage during the trip
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    209 positive reviews
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    Champagne Sunset Cruise

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    Twice a year, a sunset beautifully illuminates the Manhattan streets with the sun setting perfectly down each streetway. You shouldn't be forced to experience Manhattanhenge's beauty only twice per year. With the Champagne Sunset Cruise, you have a chance to experience this beautiful sunset whenever you want. You'll traverse the island's waterways, viewing bridges, Governor's Island, Ellis Island, and parts of Queens and Brooklyn. All the while, sip on a tasty drink and relax on the boat deck. How much better can life get?
    Champagne Sunset Cruise

    62 Chelsea Piers, New York

    • Sail on a luxurious 1920s yacht, watching the sunset on the Manhattan skyline
    • Enjoy views of Battery Park, Statue of Liberty, and various architecturally and historically significant bridges
    • Sip a complimentary beverage during the trip
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    Mixed Martial Arts - Trial Class

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    Trying to mix up your workout and have a kickin' time? Interested in learning some basic self-defense in addition to your exercise routine? Mixed Martial Arts offers a full-body workout consisting of karate, kick-boxing, jujitsu, a little krav maga, grappling, and even some Greco-Roman wrestling. Along with stamina and flexibility, MMA training will help improve your strength, balance, and coordination. You'll also develop proper form and footwork technique to take down the biggest opponent (think Andre the Giant). Now, who couldn't use a bit of MMA?
    Mixed Martial Arts - Trial Class

    132 Havemeyer St, Brooklyn

    • Learn the fundamental moves and techniques of MMA
    • Study a mixture of Karate, Jujitsu, Kick Boxing, and more
    • Develop proper form and footwork
    • No experience necessary
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    Samba Afro-Brazilian Dance (Online)

    Traditional dance classes are fun, but why not spice it up with a samba class set to live drumming? Don't worry, if you think you're too stiff to get into the groove of this kind of class... think again! You'll start off slowly with some stretching and basic postures, and ease your way into a dance fusion of traditional Brazilian and contemporary styles. Move to the likes of samba, samba reggae, samba rock and funk, and pagode dance. Get ready to have a great time and leave with some sexy new moves. This class is held online.
    Samba Afro-Brazilian Dance (Online)

    160 Schermerhorn St, Brooklyn

    • Learn the fundamentals of Brazilian-style Samba while moving to live drumming
    • Go over many different styles of Samba dance, including samba reggae and pagode
    • Increase flexibility through isolations, basic postures and slow stretching
    • All experience levels welcome
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    Wine Tasting 101

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    With our resident sommelier, you will have an opportunity to taste and contrast six different wines, which will be on a rotational basis by seasonality. In the process, we aim to help you learn such wine basics as varietal, tasting techniques, region/history, everyday-practical wine appreciation tips etc. In addition, it is our goal that through our discussions, it would help calibrate your palate as you embark on this lifelong adventure called wine. Prepare to leave this class one step closer to being a sommelier or simply impressing friends with your newfound knowledge at the next dinner party. No experience is necessary as this is a fun and instructive event open to anyone who is interested in expanding their knowledge of wine.
    Wine Tasting 101

    50 3rd Ave, New York

    • Build your basic wine knowledge with a resident sommelier
    • Enjoy a tasting of six different wines from various regions
    • Engage your senses while having fun and possibly discovering a new favorite wine!
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    Empire State Building Tickets

    The Empire State Building is waiting for you day or night. Come watch the sunset as New York is bathed in warm orange, red and yellow tones, then stick around as the lights come on all over town. Or come later and listen to the live music (weekends only) as the stars and lights twinkle romantically. Whenever you come, enjoy the magic and beauty of this city far above the noise and hectic streets.
    Empire State Building Tickets

    Empire State Building, New York

    • Observe New York City atop the famous Empire State Building
    • View amazing sites like Central Park, Times Square, the Brooklyn Bridge, and the Statue of Liberty
    • Speed past the long lines inside of this NYC staple
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