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November 2009 November 20, 2009

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Rifle Shooting Lesson and Shooting Range Practice * 11/17 & 11/18 * 7PM * West Side Pistol Range

 

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We learned how to shoot a gun with safety and confidence at the West Side Pistol Range, the 43-year-old institution and the only operation in Manhattan to have both a classroom and shooting range at the same location. We received:

– A 20 minute shooting and safety lesson with an NRA certified Range Safety Officer
– All safety equipment and gun rental – Ruger 10/22 semi-automatic rifle
– 50 rounds for each participant to shoot
– $35 return visit for all attendees

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November 2009 November 16, 2009

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Tribeca Wine Tasting Class with Specialty Food Pairings* 11/2 * 7PM * Maslow 6

 

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We joined Maslow 6, the new Tribeca wine shop, for a special introduction class to Old World and New World wines. We tasted six different wines at the event; three will be from the Old World (Europe) and three will be from the New World (US, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa). Maslow 6 shop owner Keri Kunzle taught us how to taste and experience the wines! With each wine, Flatiron Kitchen, a new boutique catering company in NYC, provided specially paired h’ors doeuvres to eat.

 

October 2009 October 22, 2009

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INTRODUCING URBAN GIRL SQUAD: YOUNG MOM SERIES!
Spa Night with Champagne & Bobbi Brown Makeovers * 10/21 * 6:30PM * Molton Brown

 

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Are you a young mom living in the city or the surrounding area? Join other young mothers who have children aged five or younger for a night of pampering and rewarding yourself for all of your hard work! This is a new group, so please invite your friends to come to the event or to sign up for future events.

Urban Girl Squad: Young Mom Series enjoyed a spa night of relaxation, makeovers, and champagne! We pampered ourselves with luxurious hand and arm massages, temple massages, mini-facials, and makeovers while we spent time with great women in NYC.

 
At this event, we met friendly new women and received:
– A hand and arm massage, a temple massage, or a mini-facial by Molton Brown specialists
– Makeup application by Bobbi Brown artists
– Champagne and light snacks
– $25 gift bag with Molton Brown Body Therapy products
– Special Molton Brown promotions that night

 

October 2009

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Spa Night with Champagne & Bobbi Brown Makeovers * 10/20 * 6:30PM * Molton Brown

 

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Urban Girl Squad enjoyed a spa night of relaxation, makeovers, and champagne! We received luxurious hand and arm massages, temple massages, mini-facials, and makeovers while we spent time with great women in NYC.

 
At this event, we met friendly new women and received:
– A hand and arm massage, a temple massage, or a mini-facial by Molton Brown specialists
– Makeup application by Bobbi Brown artists
– Champagne and light snacks
– $25 gift bag with Molton Brown Body Therapy products
– Special Molton Brown promotions that night

 

October 2009 October 13, 2009

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Women’s Self-Defense and Introduction to Aikido Class * 10/7 * 7PM * Aikido Kokikai of NYC

 

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Urban Girl Squad joined the Aikido Kokikai of NYC Studio for a special combined Women’s Self-Defense and Introduction to Aikido Class. In this class, Gary Snyder Sensei, a sixth degree black belt in Kokikai Aikido, taught us simple strategies to instantly develop a stronger state of mind and body. We also learned movements and techniques to guide our actions in threatening situations. Snyder Sensei and his senior students demonstrated graceful Aikido moves that take down opponents twice their size!

Aikido is a mind-body martial art that teaches students how to stay calm and relaxed in fighting scenarios and find their strongest state in everyday life. Our teacher, Snyder Sensei, is a senior student of the founder of Kokikai Aikido, Shuji Maruyama Sensei. His studio offered this special Women’s Self-Defense class just for Urban Girl Squad.

 

September 2009 September 24, 2009

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Aztec-Themed Chocolate Tasting and Martinis * 9/23 * 7PM * Vosges Chocolate

 

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We enjoy a decadent night of chocolate tasting with the chocolate experts at Vosges Chocolate (http://www.vosgeschocolate.com), the chocolate company known for their inventive truffles. At the event, we’ll visited four chocolate stations where we tasted Aztec-themed truffles paired with a small bite of food or something delicious to smell. Between stations, we enjoyed special red-fire martinis!

Congratulations to Masha on winning the raffle of $75 worth of Vosges chocolate!

 

September 2009 September 14, 2009

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Intro to Cheese 101 and Cheese & Beer Tasting * 9/10 * 6:30PM * Murray’s Cheese

 

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Do you love cheese and want to know more about it? Of course. Cheese 101 at Murray’s Cheese, the world-renowned cheese shop, is the best place to learn! Urban Girl Squad learned the basics of cheese with Murray’s Cheese experts at this delicious event. We were guided through a scrumptious tasting of varied cheeses and learned the fundamentals of perfect pairings while we munched on delicious cheese and beer from Murray’s!