New York City is brimming with culture, great food, and exciting experiences. With Fordham campuses in both the Bronx and Manhattan, you have the opportunity to explore the bustling city streets and vibrant communities of both boroughs.

Check out our list of things to do in NYC!

1. Lincoln Center Presents: Voices of a People’s History

The writings of Howard Zinn (1922–2010), A People’s History of the United States and Voices of a People’s History of the United States, continue to illuminate the remarkable history of those involved in the pursuit of freedom and justice in America. In partnership with Voices of a People’s History, this event highlights readings and musical performances inspired by the social movements that have significantly influenced our recent history.
Thursday, Sept. 21.,7:30 p.m., David Rubenstein Atrium, Manhattan

2. Latin Night Market

A grill, filled with corn, chicken and yellow patties..
Courtesy of MHG Events

Visit NYC’s first Latin Night Market, a special celebration of Latin and Hispanic culture through food, art, and more.
Friday, Sept. 22., 4 – 10 p.m., Dyckman Street, The Bronx

3. Movies Under the Stars: The Lego Ninjago Movie

Grab your blanket and some popcorn—it’s time for an outdoor movie night!
Friday, Sept. 22., 7:15 – 9:45 p.m., Play Area in Playground Eighty Nine LXXXIX, Manhattan

Participants preparing healthy dishes in the Fresh Chef Contest at last year's Harvest Fair.
Preparing healthy dishes at last year’s Harvest Festival. Courtesy of Malcolm Pinckney, NYC Parks.

4. 44th Annual GreenThumb Harvest Fair

*Due to inclement weather conditions, the 44th Annual Harvest Fair has been canceled*

Join the GreenThumb community gardeners as they kick off the fall season with a full day of fun activities.
Saturday, Sept. 23., 12 – 4 p.m., El Jardin del Paraiso, Manhattan

5. Chair Yoga

This yoga practice can help improve flexibility, balance, and relaxation while reducing the risk of strain or injury, making it an excellent option for people of all fitness levels and abilities.
Monday, Sept. 25., 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., Bartow Community Center, Room 31, The Bronx


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