NYC Steampunk Social Calendar

  • Sunday
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sun, Jan 29
  • Mon, Jan 30
  • Tue, Jan 31
  • Wed, Feb 1
    SciCafe at the Museum of Natural History
    cocktails and conversation about cutting-edge science topics - "When Insects Get Intimate" - free, RSVP required
    6:30 p.m
    enter at 81st Street, Manhattan
  • Thu, Feb 2
  • Fri, Feb 3
  • Sat, Feb 4
  • Sun, Feb 5
  • Mon, Feb 6
  • Tue, Feb 7
    Stoops to Conquer: The Evolution of the New York Townhouse
    architect Richard Sammons traces the origins and evolution of the ever-present townhouse in New York City, free, cash bar, RSVP required
    6:00 p.m.
    Salmagundi Club, 47 Fifth Avenue, Manhattan
  • Wed, Feb 8
  • Thu, Feb 9
  • Fri, Feb 10
    Mad, Dangerous Love
    vengeful poisons, demonic lovesick raving, crafts, animation, and treats
    5:00 p.m - 9:00 p.m.
    Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn
  • Sat, Feb 11
    Sketching in the Gallery
    draw inspiration from the masterpieces; supplies included, free with museum admission
    11:00 a.m
    Morgan Library, 225 Madison Avenue, Manhattan
    Stonehenge and Other Strange Places
    free illustrated lecture with author and skeptic Dr. Lynne Kelly
    2:00 p.m
    Jefferson Market Library, 425 Avenue of the Americas, Manhattan
    Meet Me in Paris: A Clandestine Cabaret
    with Avalon Jazz Band, burlesque and variety acts, dancing, libations, and lounging, tickets: $10.00-$80.00
    9:00 p.m.
    Gemini and Scorpio Loft, Brooklyn (address sent to ticket-buyers)
  • Sun, Feb 12
  • Mon, Feb 13
    Casanova: Seduction and Genius in Venice
    free illustrated lecture with Laurence Bergreen, Dr. Ruth Westheimer, and Emily Witt
    6:30 p.m
    New York Public Library, 476 Fifth Avenue, Manhattan
  • Tue, Feb 14
    Valentine's Night at the Russian Baths
    Russian, Turkish and Swedish steam rooms, jacuzzi, cold plunge pool, music and dancing with The Hungry March Band, tickets: $30.00-$110.00
    9:00 p.m.
    Brooklyn Banya, 602 Coney Island Avenue, Brooklyn
  • Wed, Feb 15
    Eight Flavors: The Untold Story of American Cuisine
    free illustrated lecture with historic gastronomist Sarah Lohman
    6:30 p.m
    Mid-Manhattan Library, 455 Fifth Avenue, Manhattan
  • Thu, Feb 16
  • Fri, Feb 17
    "A Taste For Chocolate" Exhibition Opening
    explores the role of cacao and chocolate as a commodity throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, free with museum admission, RSVP required
    6:00 p.m
    Morris Jumel Mansion, 65 Jumel Terrace, New York, New York, 10032, Manhattan
  • Sat, Feb 18
    George Washington's Birthday
    family-friendly activities in celebration of the Founding Father's birthday, free with museum admission, RSVP required
    11:00 a.m
    Morris Jumel Mansion, 65 Jumel Terrace, New York, New York, 10032, Manhattan
  • Sun, Feb 19
    Bartitsu Club of NYC Training Session
    learn to fight like Sherlock Holmes - beginners welcome
    11:30 a.m
    4 West 18th Street, 3rd Floor, Manhattan
    Washington's Birthday Ball
    Traditional country dances, reenactors, toasts to George Washington and historic refreshments, tickets $10.00-$15.00
    1:00 p.m
    Mt. Vernon Hotel Museum, 421 East 61st Street, Manhattan
  • Mon, Feb 20
  • Tue, Feb 21
  • Wed, Feb 22
  • Thu, Feb 23
  • Fri, Feb 24
  • Sat, Feb 25
    Open Hearth Baking Day
    bring something to bake, $5 suggested donation
    12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Old Stone House, 336 Third Street, Brooklyn

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