December 2011
New Rochelle
Downtown

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Celebrate the Holidays Downtown with FREE
Family Events

Tuesday, December 27
2:30 – 3:30 pm and 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Kwanzaa Crafts Workshop
Meeting Room, Main Library

Wednesday, December 28
Family Films – Ossie Davis Theater
Main Library
Winnie the Pooh at 11:00 am
Shrek Forever After at 2:00 pm

Thursday December 29
11:00 – 2:00 pm
Drop-in Crafts

Meeting Room, Main Library

Friday December 30
2:00 – 2:45 pm
Live Performance with Chip Bryant,
the Silent Clown

Ossie Davis Theate

Friday, January 6
5:00 pm
Three Kings Day Celebration
Library’s Ossie Davis Theater

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BID Awarded $500K Grant from NYS for Façade Improvement

The New Rochelle Business Improvement District (BID) and the City of New Rochelle announced today the receipt of a $500,000 New York State Main Street Grant. The grant will fund the BID’s award-winning Façade Improvement Program and enable the continued restoration of historically significant buildings in the downtown. The 2011 Main Street Grant was secured through the support and assistance of elected officials at multiple levels of government including New York State Assemblywoman Amy Paulin.

“New Rochelle’s Downtown has a distinguished architectural past, which is fortunately being preserved as we restore the many historic buildings lining Main Street through our BID Façade Program,” noted BID Chairman Marc Jerome. “The New York State Main Street Grant will enable the continued funding of this effort, which is a key component in our comprehensive strategy for further economic revitalization.”

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Ring in 2012 with your
Kids Downtown

Last year, BID Family Days joined New Roc City to offer 1,000 revelers the best Family New Year event in Westchester – Ring in the New Year at Noon at New Roc. Check out the video! Once again Downtown and New Roc City will be the destination for young families to celebrate the arrival of 2012.

We will be ringing in 2012 at New Roc starting 10:30 AM on Saturday, December 31st with face painting, arts and crafts, martial arts and sports demonstrations, snacks, clowns, games and more.

Kids can join their family and renowned radio personality Jimmy Fink of 107.1 The Peak as he rings in the New Year especially for them with the Countdown to Noon complete with the thrilling release of thousands of festive, brightly-colored balloons.

“Ring in the New Year at Noon” is geared toward children ages 2–10. Please enter you email and download your FREE admission ticket to the best family New Year celebration around and to pick up your free goodie bag!

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