Happy Thanksgiving!

We wish you and your family the happiest of holidays from all of us at Waterside!

Child Holding Up Happy Thanksgiving Sign - Best Wishes from Waterside Plaza

If you’re planning to catch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade live, there’s 2.5 miles of public viewing along the route in NYC.  Here’s where you can see it from.

How’s the magic made? Macy’s gives you a peek behind the curtain:

Thanksgiving desserts are one of the best parts of the meal. If want to change up your pumpkin-based treat, there’s this easy 5-ingredient Pumpkin Cookies with Chocolate from It’s Always Autumn.

 Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies - from It
Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies – from It’s Always Autumn

And if you want to make a wonderfully goofy treat, you can try these adorable Rice Krispy Turkeys!

Have a wonderful day!

Happy Thanksgiving: Have Some Treats!

Thanksgiving is coming up! This is Chrystal, Reception Manager at the Health Club.

We’re thankful for her – and all the residents and staff at Waterside!

What are you thankful for?

Today at 1pm, come enjoy Thanksgiving Treats – and the company of your friends and neighbors – in the Community Center.
Thanksgiving Treats - at the Community Center at Waterside, NYC

Tempting Thanksgiving Pies and Pastries

Pumpkin Pie is a Thanksgiving dinner staple – and for good reason. It’s delicious and comforting! But a number of dessert places in the city are offering creative Thanksgiving desserts that may just shift your loyalty.

Here’s what you can get & where.

What? Thanksgiving Croissant

Where? Milk Bar

Flavor? Many in one. This dessert is “an Edible Embodiment of Fall in New York City” according to Eater – it contains a compact meal: “Stuffing’ flavored bread filled with house roasted turkey, homemade gravy and cranberry sauce”.

Thanksgiving Croissants - Waterside Suggests Tempting NYC Thanksgiving Pie's and Pastries
Thanksgiving Croissants (Photo from @milkbarstore on Instagram)

What? Ice Cream Donuts

Where? Stuffed Ice Cream

Flavor: Pumpkin Spice Cruff with Vietnamese Coffee and Caramel Drizzle (“our version of a Pumpkin Spice Latte“).

Ice Cream Donut - Waterside Suggests Tempting NYC Thanksgiving Pie's and Pastries
Cruff at Stuffed Ice Cream (From @stuffedicecreamnyc’s Instagram)

What? Vegan Donuts

Where? Cinnamon Snail

Flavor? The Snail has a variety of holiday tastes, and they have a Thanksgiving package with all of these: “Bourbon hazelnut ganache stuffed donuts with dirty blonde streusel and white chocolate glaze, Pumpkin cream donuts, Cardamom glazed toasted pistachio cake donuts, Rum roasted chestnut donuts with eggnog glaze, Cranberry gazed cider donuts, and Clove and cinnamon spiced ganache stuffed donuts with chocolate glaze and chocolate cookie crumbs”

Vegan Donuts - Waterside Suggests Tempting NYC Thanksgiving Pie's and Pastries
Vegan Donuts – at Cinnamon Snail (From @cinnamonsnail’s Instagram)

What? Pies!

Where? Petee’s Pie Company

Flavor? While Petee’s Pie offers the traditional Pumpkin – and an awesome array of others, like Maple Whiskey Walnut, Autumn Pear, Salty Chocolate Chess, Wild Maine Blueberry, Sour Cherry and many other Thanksgiving tasties.

Waterside Suggests Tempting NYC Thanksgiving Pie's and Pastries
Pie at Petee’s Pie Company (From @peteespie on Instagram)

Community Center: Thanksgiving Cards and Carbs

Holiday cards and carbs! Get into the turkey day holiday spirit at our Community Center.

For Community Center Kids, there’s: Thanksgiving Day Card Making

Friday, November 17th
Time: 3:00PM to 4:30PM

Your kids create their own Thanksgiving Day Cards for friends and family members for the holiday.

Thanksgiving Card Making - for Kids - at Waterside, NYC

For Community Center Adults, we have:  Waterside’s Thanksgiving Lunch

Wednesday November 22th
Time: 2:30PM to 3:30PM

Join your friends and neighbors in celebrating this annual feast!

Thanksgiving Lunch - Community Center activity - at Waterside Plaza, NYC

Cards, Cookies, Karaoke – February at the Community Center

Make cards, make cookies, play with bubbles, share a poem. There’s lots happening at the Community Center in February!

And don’t forget the ongoing Tournament Tuesdays and Matinee Movie Wednesdays.

Join your friends at the Community Center for:

Valentine’s Card Making (for Adults)
Friday, February 3rd
Time:
3:00PM to 4:30PM

Create Valentine-themed cards to gift to friends and loved ones. Art supplies will be provided – and coffee and tea will be served.

 

Valentine’s Card Making (for Adults) - at Waterside Plaza Community Center

Valentine Themed Cookie Decorating (for Kids)
Friday, February 10th
Time:
3:00PM to 4:30PM

Kids will decorate Valentine themed cookies. Hot cocoa will be served.

Valentine Themed Cookie Decorating (for Kids) - at Waterside Plaza Community Center

Karaoke and Bubble Party (for Kids)
Friday, February 17th
Time:
3:00PM to 4:30PM

Sing favorite songs, while blowing bubbles and enjoying tasty treats.

Karaoke and Bubble Party (for Kids) - at Waterside Plaza Community Center

Share A Poem (for Adults)
Friday, February 24th 
Time:
3:00PM to 4:30PM

Bring in a favorite poem to share for an afternoon of good discussion.

Share A Poem (for Adults) - at Waterside Plaza Community Center