September’s events

US OPEN

Location:  USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center
Date: From August 29th to September 11th, 2016
Schedule: During the day from 11am
During the night from 7pm

The US Open is the modern version of one of the oldest tennis tournaments and with no doubt one of the most important sporting events of the world. The championship lasts 2 weeks and has been held since 1978, every year during August and September. This is an excellent program to do during the long weekend “Labor Day” a holiday (which takes place the first Monday of September).

It has 5 modes: Players compete in 5 different ways; individual men and women, double men and women and mixed doubles.

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Brazilian Festival

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Date:  Sep 4, 2016

The Lavagem da Rua 46 / Cleansing of 46th Street is Brazilian Cultural Parade & Festival, a sacred tradition, It’s a metaphor for life’s journey, will celebrate the purification reflecting the different paths of song, music, dancing several culture manifestations of some Brazilian states, they interpret native rhythms, it calls the attention of a multicultural public, anxious to enjoy good music and have a chance to interact with Brazilians, the Caribbean, and Latin American communities involved, including Trinidad and Tobago, Cuba, Dominican Republic and Haiti.

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Labor Day

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Date:  First Monday in September (September 5th,2016)

Labor Day is a federal holiday, therefore schools, banks, and post offices are closed on this day, and it’s celebrated on the first Monday of September each year and is a date which seeks to recognize the rights of the working class across the country.

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Fashion Week

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Date: 11 to 18   February   – 2016
Autumn September 2016   

It is considered the most important event in the fashion industry, twice a year, during one week with more than 94 fashion runways are held, and among them, there will be parties, celebrations and specials masterpieces of the fashion world. Many shows are held by emerging designers, some of their profits go to charity, there are special presentations to the public and many of them are free. In New York, there are two fashion weeks, the first one takes place in February and the second in September, if you want to see it in-stream from the comfort of your home or office, enter the following link: http://goo.gl/FMHy0S.

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San Genaro Festival

Date: From September 15th to 25th 2016
Hours: Sunday – Thursday: 11:30am – 11pm
Friday and Saturday: 11:30am – 12 midnight
Parades: Saturday 12th and 19th at 2:00 pm

This year the Feast of San Gennaro will be celebrated for 11 days from Thursday, September 15, through Sunday, September 25, 2016.

The Feast of San Gennaro is celebrated since 1926 by the Neapolitan community at the well-known Little Italy, once the house of famous gangsters and Italian mafia; it’s one of the most typical festivities in New York. Mulberry Street between Houston and Canal, it’s full of colors, processions, parades, entertainment, music, and a great variety of delicious Italian meals, one of the most famous events is the competition of who can eat the most cannoli.

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Tunnel to Towers 5K Run & Walk

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Date: Sunday September 25 -2016
Time: 9:30 am to 2:00 pm
Location: Parking 9 Red Hook Ikea Brooklyn

The Tunnel to Towers 5K Run & Walk Series is an event which was created to honor the memory of Stephen Siller a New York City firefighter (FDNY), and 342 firefighters and police victims of 9/11. The Main Goal of this race is to raise funds for support the burned firefighters, scholarship programs for children who have lost their parents in the war and building smart houses for soldiers who return home with physical disabilities. The race takes place on the last Sunday of September. The Tunnel to Towers 5K Run & Walk – New York City is approximately 3.5 miles long.

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