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#MustDo in NYC: Expand Your Mind and Stay Warm (Nov. 5-11)

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It’s getting chilly in NYC which means that most of us are hunkered indoors sipping our favorite hot beverages. Take advantage of the cold as a way to expand your mind by discovering indoor events that educate as well as entertain.

For this week’s #MustDo in NYC, find the best inside events that will also stimulate your brain.

Explore the Dark Universe with Neil deGrasse Tyson

Sit back, relax and let the cosmic mysteries of the world unfold through the soothing voice of NDT at the Hayden Planetarium. You’ll learn about dark matter, dark energy and more as you travel through starting from the very beginning of the universe.

Every day from 10am to 6pm (check show times)

American Museum of Natural History

$28, RSVP

Learn about Sustainability in the Travel Industry

Join the nonprofit, Impact Travel Alliance’s NYC chapter and Young Travel Professionals at the beautiful 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge for happy hour and a panel event on sustainable initiatives and how they’re being implemented right here in our own backyard. Looking to delve in further? Electrify Magazine is also hosting a panel to discuss sustainability in travel and how we can move beyond that for future generations on November 8th from 7-9pm.

Monday, November 5 from 6pm to 8pm

1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge

RSVP

Support Emerging Artists and get Schooled in Contemporary Art

The Other Art Fair in Brooklyn’s Greenpoint neighborhood is featuring over 130 emerging artists alongside immersive programs for visitors to partake in. The participating artists are hand-picked by art world experts so here’s your chance to buy the next icon’s work for a steal – you’ll never know who will be the next Warhol. Expand your art knowledge in the warmth of Brooklyn’s Expo Center.

Thursday, November 8th through Sunday, November 11th

Brooklyn Expo Center

Find more information here

RSVP

Join a Live Viewing of the Midterm Election Results

This is no time to be alone, join the Housing Works Bookstore Cafe for their viewing accomanied by political commentators from reporters to editors and journalists. Just like any responsible election results viewing host, there will be booze – the price of your ticket includes a complimentary beer from Sixpoint Brewery.

Tuesday, November 6th from 6pm to 11pm

Housing Works Bookstore Cafe

$8, RSVP

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