Thumbnail image for met.jpgThe holidays in NYC just got a little bit more exciting for Mets fans. In celebration of the launch of its new flagship branch in Union Square, Citi will host a free, fun-filled family weekend at the branch with the Mets on December 18th and 19th. Mets Player Ike Davis will meet with families and sign autographs on Saturday, December 18th, while Mets Legends Ron Darling and John Franco will do the same on Sunday, December 19th. Family weekend also will feature “living” holiday windows that will recreate iconic NYC holiday scenes, holiday puppet Shows, a complimentary gift wrapping station, an appearance by Mr. Met, free shuttle buses to Citi Pond ice skating rink at Bryant Park, treats from Momofuku Bakery and Milk Bar and holiday giveaways!
The event will take place at the new Citi branch, located at the corner of 14 St. and Broadway. Please see a full calendar of events below…
Saturday, December 18, 2010
· 10:00 am/11:00 am/12:00 pm/1:00 pm/2:00 pm/3:00 pm – Shuttle bus leaves Union Square for Bryant Park
· 9:00 am to 5:00 pm – Gift wrapping stations open
· 11:00 am to 2:30 pm – Ice skaters perform in Broadway windows
· 11:00 am to 3:00 pm – Catering serves refreshments
· 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm – Ike Davis and Mr. Met appearance
· 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm – Puppet show
Sunday, December 19, 2010
· 11:00 am/12:00 pm/1:00 pm/2:00 pm/3:00 pm/4:00 pm – Shuttle bus leaves Union Square for Bryant Park
· 11:00 am to 4:00 pm – Gift wrapping stations open
· 11:00 am to 2:30 pm – Ice skaters perform in Broadway windows
· 11:00 am to 3:00 pm – Catering serves refreshments
· 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm – John Franco and Mr. Met appearance
· 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm – Ron Darling appearance