Calendar

Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Opening Day for Yankees and Mets
Yankee Stadium and Citi Field

April 1 will be the first time that both New York major-league baseball teams will have their home openers on the same day. The Mets will face the San Diego Padres at Citi Field and the Yankees will meet their arch nemesis the Boston Red Sox. Look forward to the Subway Series between the two teams, taking place over four days at both stadiums May 27–30. Yankees fans will get their last looks at star player Derek Jeter, who recently announced that this will be his last season on the field. For more information, visit newyork.yankees.mlb.com and newyork.mets.mlb.com

Monday, April 7, 2014 to Monday, April 28, 2014
Cherry Blossoms in Brooklyn
Brooklyn, New York

The Brooklyn Botanic Garden springs to life when the cherry blossoms bloom. On April 26-28 the garden throws its annual Sakura Matsuri festival, which offers more than 60 events and performances that celebrate Japanese culture. Web: www.bbg.org

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 to Thursday, April 10, 2014
Aircraft Interiors Expo
Hamburg Messe, Hamburg, Germany

The focus will be on cabin design trends and innovations. Web: aircraftinteriorsexpo.com

Friday, April 11, 2014 to Sunday, April 13, 2014
Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival
Indio, California

Popular-music event featuring established and emerging artists.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 to Thursday, April 17, 2014
Asian Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition
Shanghai

The conference returns to Shanghai as manufacturers and service providers continue to stake a claim on this exciting bizav frontier.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 to Thursday, April 17, 2014
Business Aviation Safety Seminar
San Diego, California

At this annual forum, operators meet with industry leaders, government officials and university researchers for a comprehensive review of business aviation safety issues.

Monday, April 21, 2014
Boston Marathon
Boston, Massachusetts

More than 10,000 pre-qualified athletes will compete in one of road racing's premier events, which will also mark a year of healing after last year's bombing tragedy.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 to Saturday, April 26, 2014
African Business Aviation Association Expo
Marrakech Menara Airport, Morocco

This expo will cover 540,000 square feet and provide room for booths, static displays and chalets. AfBAA represents Africa's business aircraft owners, operators and suppliers and promotes the benefits that business aviation provides to the continent.

Friday, April 25, 2014 to Sunday, May 4, 2014
New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival
New Orleans, La.

Crafts, food, culture and, of course, lots of great music.

Saturday, May 3, 2014
Kentucky Derby
Louisville, Kentucky

"The run for the roses" is part one of horseracing's triple crown.

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