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More "Optimistic" Holiday Events in and Around Town!

December 8th: 7-9pm

Leashes and Lovers annual holiday bark bash!

Join this amazing group for their annual holiday party at:

Sweet & Vicious 5 Spring St
$20 in advance $25 at door

Mix, mingle with holiday music, drink and be merry...with muffy!

Cat parents are also welcome Singles and couples welcome.

Come in Festive clothing!  Judges will select a winner to appear on our homepage - could be you and/or your dog!

Drink specials include:

Merry Mutt-in
$4 *Bud, Budlight, Miller Highlife
$5 *Bass, Guiness, Brooklyn Lager, Stella, Carlsberg

Think Green and bring greenies for your barking baby!

For more details and all of Leashes and Lovers great events, visit:

Also on December 8th, from 5-11pm, join Green Drinks NYC for their annual holiday party!

The Prince George Ballroom
15 East 27th Street between 5th and Madison
New York City

The Green Drinks NYC annual party is also filled with renowned environmental experts and speakers. Enjoy great food and music while
learning why it is crucial to save the oceans and the environment. Everyone can do something and this is great way to get everyone together
both for the holidays and for the greater good!

Please visit: for all of the event details and to get involved!

More GREEN....

The Green Spa in historic Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, has endless holistic spa services, great classes and unique beauty and health products for
They have terrific holiday specials, spa gift packages and so much more.
Please visit:

Red Door Spas and Salon- Elizabeth Arden  has 31 locations nationwide and 7 are in the New York, new Jersey area alone!

For example you can try the:
Magnolia Manicure & Pedicure or the Ideal Break For Men or choose from so many other unique treatments! The Red Door also
has Medi-Spas, whereby licensed  plastic surgeons offer procedures including Botox, Juvéderm and
Pulsed Light Hair Removal.

They have romantic and specialized gift cards and you can view all of their services and locations online at:

Broadway and Off Broadway NYC Theater:

Where better to be during the holidays than in NYC, ON Broadway! ? While Times Square/Broadway on New Years Eve may get a little
carried away, there is so much to see at any point during the holiday season!

Memphis the Musical-
Set in 1950's Memphis, Tennesee this Broadway play tells the story of how two people from very different cultures can come together
through music and with their passion to succeed, despite the odds faced in the south at that time. The cast is energized and the music and
dance is perfectly choreographed. A must see for all Jazz/Blues and modern dance fans!
For more information and for tickets please visit:

Holiday/Tree lighting:

*On Monday, November 30, 2009 the Lincoln Square Business Improvement District and presenting sponsor Time Warner will host the
Tenth Annual Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square – New York City’s largest holiday festival! Winter’s Eve kicks off with a neighborhood tree
lighting ceremony and features free entertainment, food tastings, in-store activities and shopping around and about this colorful and vibrant
neighborhood. Stores, restaurants, cultural organizations and public spaces in the district will be buzzing with activities for both children and
*The Famous Rockefeller Center Christmas tree will be lit for the first time this holiday season on Wednesday, December 2nd,
The lighting of the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree has become a star-studded holiday tradition that attracts thousands.

manhattan.attractions treelighting.

The Annual Tree and Menorah lighting at Brooklyn Borough Hall. Join all of Brooklyn at this festive and fun filled cermony,
followed by food and a service insied borough hall!
Visit: for all of the details.

Happy HEALTHY holidays to everyone! Ellie
Around The Town Events
By Ellie Robyns