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Thu 29

Noche Flamenca

West Park Church, 165 West 86th St.

8 p.m. $47.50.

Two new dance works, “La Ronde,” a voyeuristic look at love, and “Creación,” featuring Soledad Barrio and TweetBoogie.

866-811-4111. nocheflamenca.com

‘The Magic Flute’

The Metropolitan Opera, 30 Lincoln Center Plaza.

Mozart’s sublime and mystical opera returns in Julie Taymor’s fanciful production.

10 a.m.-2 p.m. Starts at $20.

212-501-3482. metopera.org

Fri 30

‘The Nutcracker’

Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church, 152 West 66th St.

7 p.m. $35 (standing).

MuSE presents a reimagined, multicultural, audience-participatory telling of the story of the classic ballet.

212-877-0685. musefriends.org

‘Splendiferous Christmas’

Theater at Blessed Sacrament, 152 West 71st St.

11 a.m. $25.

When things don’t turn out the way Fancy Nancy planned, will Christmas still be splendiferous?

212-579-0528. vitaltheatre.org

Sat 31

Midnight Run

Central Park, Naumburg Bandshell, at 72nd Street.

11:59 p.m. Pre-register.

Kick off the New Year at the NY Road Runner’s 4-mile Midnight Run; celebrate with music and dancing starting 10 p.m.

855-569-6977. nyrr.org

Concert For Peace

The Cathedral of Saint John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Ave.

7-9 p.m. Free & $40.

The Cathedral Choir, Orchestra and Soloists are joined by Judy Collins and host Harry Smith,

212-316-7540. stjohndivine.org

Sun 1

Dinosaurs Among Us ►

Museum of Natural History, Central Park West and 79th Street

10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. $22.

Visitors discover how the dinosaurs’ extraordinary story continues today in birds.

212-769-5100. amnh.org

Mon 2

Butterflies in Winter ◄

Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street.

10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. $22.

Butterflies are diverse in shape, size and color, and live almost everywhere around the world. Thru May 28.

212-769-5100. amnh.org


B.B. King Blues Club, 237 West 42nd St.

8 p.m. $10-$18.

Michael Dutra, one of the best Sinatra tribute acts, performs, backed by a nine-piece band.

646-505-5700. bbkingblues.com

Tue 3

Gaelic Song Workshop

Studio 353, 353 West 48th St.

7-9 p.m. $45.

Learn Scottish Gaelic songs with Christine Primrose, one of the foremost singers in Scotland.

212-662-1083. nycaledonian.org

the Art of Boxing

New York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West

10 a.m.-5:45 p.m. $20.

Leroy Neiman’s vivid watercolors and intimate, on-the-spot sketches capture Muhammad Ali both in and outside the ring.

212-873-3400. nyhistory.org

Wed 4

Posthumous Portraiture

American Folk Art Museum, 2 Lincoln Sq.

11:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Free.

“Securing the Shadow,” contemplation of American self-taught portraiture through lens of memory and loss.

212-595-9533. folkartmuseum.org

Taizé Service

West End Collegiate Church, 245 West 77th St.

7-8 p.m. Free.

Looking for a quiet place to rest? 15-minute silent meditation and blessings Wednesday nights.

212-787-1566. westendchurch.org

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