5 Things To Do This MLK Day Weekend in Union Square

walking tour
1. Discover Historic Union Square on our Free Walking Tour
This Saturday, meet us in front of the Lincoln statue 2 PM for a free guided walking tour entitled Union Square: Crossroads of New York. Explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions of the people, history, architecture, and forces that have shaped this community.

2. Watch Selma at the Regal Union Square Stadium 14 Theater
 Selma is a poignant drama chronicling Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s campaign to secure equal voting rights in an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965. Please check the Regal Union Square website to find various showtimes throughout the weekend.

squash soup
3. Experiment With New Recipes from the Greenmarket
Warm up in the kitchen using local ingredients from the Union Square Greenmarket. Stop by the Greenmarket to pick up a copy of The New Greenmarket cookbook to learn recipes (like a Spiced Squash Soup) from legendary chefs and food writers showcasing the spectacular flavor of seasonal market. The Greenmarket is open every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 10 AM – 6 PM.

4. Give Your Home a Makeover
With a new year well underway, it may be time to retire that old coffee table bowl and give your space a new look. Liven up your tablescape with the world-renowned textile design brand Chilewich which just opened their first brick-and-mortar store in the neighborhood. Additionally, the Union Square mainstay, ABC Home & Carpet is having a winter sale, offering discounts on chic home furnishings and decor.

nimble fitness
5. Try Out a New Fitness Class
Stay motivated with your fitness goals at one of over 75 neighborhood fitness studios. Bikini season is right around the corner, so use our District Deals to stretch, kick, swim, hang, and twirl your way to fitness at Jivamukti, Atmananda, Peridance, Nimble Fitness and more!