To make your visit to the Newark, New Jersey/New York City area more memorable, weâ€™ve prepared a list of possible activities that you might consider for your free time after the conference sessions have ended.
We also hope that you decide to extend your stay in the area through the weekend after the conclusion of the conference. The hotel guarantees your discount rate for the weekend.
Below is a listing of various options and links for you to explore the wonderful things to do in the vicinity of the conference venue.
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY EVENTS
Concerts, Performing Arts, Theatre
- Wednesday, November 3rd, Michael Bolton performing at NJPAC Newark, NJ
7:30 pm (http://www.njpac.org)
- The Wall Live Tour featuring Roger Waters, November 3rd and 4th at
8:00 pm, IZOD Center, East Rutherford, NJ (http://www.ticketmaster.com)
- Wednesday, November 3rd, Wolf Parade performing at the Wellmont Theater
Montclair, NJ ( http://www.wellmonttheatre.com/event/5173 )
- Thursday, November 4th, Margaret Cho performing at the Wellmont Theater
Montclair, NJ (http://www.wellmonttheatre.com/event/4907 )
- Friday, November 5th, Chris Botti performing at NJPAC Newark, NJ
8:00 pm (http://www.njpac.org)
- Friday, November 5th, Leo Kottke performing at NJPAC (Victoria Theater) Newark, NJ 8:00 pm (http://www.njpac.org)
- Saturday, November 6th, Liz Callaway performing at NJPAC (Chase Room)
Newark, NJ 7:00 pm and 9:30 pm (http://www.njpac.org)
- Saturday, November 6th, Richard Lewis performing at the Wellmont Theater
Montclair, NJ (http://www.wellmonttheatre.com/event/4918)
Museums & Exhibits
- Wednesday, November 3rd, Nets vs. Charlotte, 7:00 pm at the Prudential Center, Newark, NJ (http://www.nba.com/nets/)
- Friday, November 5th, New York Rangers vs. New Jersey Devils, 7:00 pm at the Prudential Center, Newark, NJ (http://devils.nhl.com/)
For a list of restaurants in the vicinity of the conference location please visit Zagat Surveyâ€™s website.
For questions related to New Jersey events, contact Melissa Cruz, Office of the Inspector General for the City of Newark, NJ at 973-733-3548 or via E-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
NEW YORK CITY EVENTS
Concerts, Performing Arts, Theatre, Museums
- http://www.nycgo.com is New York Cityâ€™s official tourism site that has links to information about museums, art galleries, Broadway and off-Broadway shows, top attractions and maps.Â In addition, there is a link to the official New York City visitorsâ€™ guide that contains comprehensive information which is updated periodically.Â Here is the information available as of August:Â (http://www.pageturnpro.com/NYC-Company/15896-NYC-Official-Visitor-Guide–Summer-2010/index.html#/1)
- Theatre â€“ for a complete listing of Broadway and Off-Broadway shows, the following websites will be useful for information about available shows and advance ticket purchase:
Last minute discount tickets on the day of the show can be purchased at TKTS.
- Friday, November 5th, New York Knicks vs. Washington Wizards at 7:30 pm, at Madison Square Garden (http://www.nba.com/knicks/).
- Saturday, November 6th, Islanders vs. Flyers, 7:00 at the Nassau Coliseum (http://islanders.nhl.com/)
For questions related to New York City events, contact Deirdre Power, MTA Inspector Generalâ€™s Office, (212) 878-0008 or at Dpower@mtaig.org.