Farewell to the Christmas tree and an exhibition of paintings by Ukrainian artists: how to spend a weekend in New York (January 6-8)

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Farewell to the Christmas tree and exhibition of paintings by Ukrainian artists: how to spend a weekend in New York (6- January 8)

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What: Farewell to the tree

When: Friday-Sunday 6-8 January

Where: For a complete list of participating parks, see the website.

More: The New York Parks Organization invites you to hold a kind of festival of farewell to the Christmas tree. Bring the tree to one of the designated places where it will be processed into shavings. They will put it in a bag for you, and you can take it with you to use the chips as fertilizer for plants.

Christmas trees are accepted in many parks in New York from December 26 to January 8.

Price: Free

 

What: Exhibition of paintings by Ukrainian artists

When:Friday-Sunday, January 6-8

Where: The City University of New York, 205 E 42nd St, New York, NY 10017

Details: The determination of Ukrainian artists to fight for the preservation, creation and perpetuation of Ukrainian culture is unshakable. The joint project HI-RESOLUTION by Alexei Say, Nikita Kadan and Ksenia Malykh presents Ukrainian art to the New York public from the early 1990s to the present day. At the same time, such a demonstration shows the real danger of losing all this because of the aggressive war unleashed by Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Price: Free

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What: Origami Christmas Tree

Farewell to the Christmas tree and an exhibition of paintings by Ukrainian artists: how to spend a weekend in New York (January 6-8)

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When: Friday-Sunday, January 6-8

Where:American Museum of Natural History, 200 Central Park West New York, NY 10024-5102

More: The origami Christmas tree is back. This year's theme is “Beautiful Bugs”. Among the over 1,000 origami pieces adorning the tree will be intricate models of long-legged grasshoppers, colorful butterflies and iridescent beetles, as well as those depicting iconic museum pieces such as the Blue Whale and Tyrannosaurus Rex.

The Christmas tree is adorned with hand-folded paper crafts created by local, national and international origami makers.

Price: $0-28

 

< p>What: Festive lights in the Meatpacking District

Farewell to the Christmas tree and an exhibition of paintings by Ukrainian artists: how to spend a weekend in New York (January 6-8)

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When:Friday-Sunday, January 6-8

Where: Meatpacking District, Manhattan

More: This year's Meatpacking District will filled with holiday lights, perfect for photo shoots. Glittering lights, giant snowmen, glowing dandelions, geometric photo frames and neon decor grace the streets of the area from December 8 until mid-January 2023.

Price: From $0

 

What: Christmas service in the Cathedral of St. Vladimir

When:Friday-Saturday, January 6-7

Where: St Volodymyr Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral, 160 W 82nd St #5502, New York, NY 10024

< b>More details: St. Volodymyr's Cathedral is a Ukrainian Orthodox Church in New York.

On January 6 in the evening at 16:00 there will be a festive evening service and a traditional Lenten Christmas Eve dinner.

< p>January 7, the festive divine liturgy will begin at 10:30.

Price: Free

 

What :Christmas in the Synodal Cathedral

When: Friday-Saturday, January 6-7

Where: Synod of Bishops Russian Church, 75 E 93rd St #1331, New York, NY 10128

More: Christmas services at the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign will be held according to the following schedule:

January 6 at 17:00 – Great Compline

January 7 at 9:00 – Christmas Morning Service

Price: Free

 

What: New York Botanical Garden Light Show

When:Saturday, January 7 from 5:00 pm

Where: The New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Boulevard Bronx, NY 10458-5126

More: The New York Botanical Garden has a festive light show with animated lights and LED exhibits. Here you will find about 260 lanterns that will create an unforgettable night spectacle. In addition, you will find festive music, ice figures, costumed characters, a holiday train, a wildlife theater, souvenirs, and seasonal treats: hot chocolate and sweets.

Price: $24 -39

 

In addition, look for interesting events for each day of the week in our calendar. Come, learn, share with friends. Before visiting, check the organizers' websites for details and venues, as they may change.

Keep us updated on what's happening in your city. Send information about events for the Russian-speaking diaspora to ad@forumdaily.com.