Singles Awareness Day: Fun Ways for Singles to Celebrate Valentine's Day in NYC - NBC New York

Singles Awareness Day: Fun Ways for Singles to Celebrate Valentine's Day in NYC

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    Singles Awareness Day: Fun Ways for Singles to Celebrate Valentine's Day in NYC
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    February 14 may be Valentine's Day, but why should couples have all the fun? 

    Here are some fun ways to celebrate solo: 

    • The Strand Bookstore (829 Broadway) is hosting Coloring & Candy in their Rare Book Room. You can sample some sweets from Fine & Raw and play with Adorable and adoptable puppies from the ASPCA! Registration/Cost: you'll need to purchase a $15 gift card to attend
    • Form a trivia team! Bars throughout the city offer Tuesday night trivia that often includes cash prizes. Here's a list of some of the most popular trivia spots in NYC. Cost: usually free to play. 
    • Boycott Valentine's Day with the Pub Run from Brooklyn Running Club. The run starts at 7:30PM and will make stops at two bars along the way: Rocka Rolla in Williamsburg and Oak & Iron Bar in Greenpoint. Registration/Cost: Must be 21+, $20 advanced registration required.
    • Snag some popcorn and catch a movie at an AMC theater. All movies before noon are $8. This deal is good any day of the week
    • Grab some friends and get out the paintbrushes: many art studios offer BYOB painting nights this Valentine's Day. Registration/Cost: Advanced registration is usually required and classes range from $20-35
    • Dance it out at the Falcon Laundry Bar Anti Valentine's Day Party in Williamsbrug. Doors open at 10PM. Cost: Free admission
    • Laugh it off at a comedy club like Upright Citizens Brigade. Registration/Cost: Shows sell out, so buy tickets online ASAP. Most shows are $5.  
    • Take the ladies out for dinner. Boucherie in the West Village is offering a prix-fixe dinner menu for "Galentine's Day." You can ask for the "Galentine's Day Special" from 5:30 p.m. until 1 a.m. on Feb. 14. Cost: $80 per person.