The New York Optimist
December 2008



The New York Boat Show December 13-21st 2008Jacob Javits
Center
www.nyboatshow.com Thousands of boating and fishing
enthusiasts start their season at the New York National Boat
Show. With its 101-year long history the show is recognized as
THE place to see the latest and greatest in boating. From yachts
and cruisers, from canoes and kayaks, from electronics and
engines to fishing gear, to endless  travel destinations, you'll see it
here first! Highlights: Check out the "Green" Boating Zone, visit
the Hudson River Quadricentenial and/or for those who think
owning a boat is beyond their reach, there is the brand new
Affordability Pavilion!

Speaking of boating/cruising in and around the New York
Harbor, World Yacht and their sister cruiseline- Circle Line, offer
year round dinner cruises and narrated tours around manhattan,
viewing all of the breathtaking nyc sights and landmarks. You
may even spot New Jersey, but don't tell anyone!

For more information on their cruises visit:
www.worldyacht.com
. www.circleline.com. www.viator.com   
For ongoing ways to help those in need in and around NYC,
check out these ad many other sites/programs:
God's Love We Deliver.org
Aspca.org311.gov
Great NYC area events in the coming weeks:
December 6-21, 2008-
Wreath and Fineries and @ 11 WineriesNew Paltz, NY
The Shawangunk Wine Trail's Holiday Event- Weekends, Dec 6-7,
13-14, 20-21st..
**  TOMORROW December 7, 2008-
Free NYC Dessert FestNew York City
This is a FREE walking event. The inaugural monthly walking tour
will take you to the West Village, for tasting hand made chocolates,
gelatos and cupcakes..yummm!