Out & About
New York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West.
10:30-11:30 a.m. $40
New Amsterdam in 1654 to early 19th c., glimpse how Jewish doers, thinkers and makers helped shape political and communal traditions. Pre-register.
212-873-3400. nyhistory.orgBoard GamES | TEENS
Riverside Library, 127 Amsterdam Ave.
1-5 p.m. Free
Share your passion for checkers, chess, mahjong, Monopoly or Scrabble. For teens 13-18.
Fri 13Amreeka Comedy
Cafe Tallulah, 240 Columbus Ave.
7-9 p.m. $15
Monthly comedy show featuring diverse lineup of comedians who “believe in liberty and laughter for all.”
Lincoln Center Clark Studio Theater, 165 West 65th St.
11 a.m.-Noon. $25
Step into a whimsical puppet show. a wonderland where table tops grow grass and water bottles become the depths of the ocean.
Sat 14Winter Mix Party
Empire Hotel, 44 West 63rd St.
8 p.m.-Midnight. $15
Upscale classy atmosphere (but no attitudes). Drink specials until 9 p.m.
212-956-3313. chinagrillmgt.com‘Tosca’ in concert
Trinity Lutheran Church, 164 West 100th St.
5 p.m. $15 suggested
Puccini’s opera is presented by West Side Opera and the Columbia Amsterdam BID, to benefit the Trinity Lutheran shelter.
Sun 15‘End of World Party’
Babycastles, 137 West 14th St.
6 p.m. $12-15
The best and brightest of alteRANTive comedy, performance arts and politics with Vermin Supreme, Matthew Silver and Rob Potylo.
babycastles-com‘Future of Inclusion’
Apollo Theatre, 253 West 125th St.
3-5 p.m. RSVP.
“Uptown Hall” series holds panel discussion hosted by WNYC’s Brian Lehrer and Jami Floyd, scholars and civil rights activists on the occasion of MLK Day.
212-531-5300. apollotheater.orgCentral Park Birds
Audubon Society, Central Park West and 72nd Street.
8:30-10:30 a.m. $36. Pre-register
Some of the best sightings await hardy nature-lovers willing to venture out in winter: owls, “winter finches,” such as pine siskins, redpolls and more.
Mon 16Martin Luther King March
Riverside Church, 490 Riverside Drive
10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Manhattan Country School eighth-graders honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., by taking to the streets.
212-348-0952. manhattancountryschool.orgPeace Walk
Holy Name Church of Jesus, 207 West 96th St.
Interfaith neighbors meet at Holy Name of Jesus, to walk to various houses of worship on the UWS, in hope for peace, in the tradition of MLK, Jr.
Tue 17‘Long Path’ | Appalachian
West Side YMCA, 1st Floor, 5 West 63rd St. Ste 220.
Talk on NY’s greatest trail, 350-mile Long Path,’ starting at 175th St., crossing GWB, heading north into Harriman, Shawangunks, Catskills and beyond.
212-986-1430. amc-ny.orgZora String Quartet
Merkin Concert Hall, 129 West 67th St.
7:30-9:30 p.m. $10-$45
Winners of the 2015 Young Concert Artists, International Auditions, Quartet in Residence at the Curtis Institute of Music.
Wed 18‘Sarcophagus of Isaac’
Bard Graduate Center, 38 West 86th St.
6-7:30 p.m. Free
Art historian Benjamin Anderson presents a talk entitled “‘The Great Kosmos of All Armenia’: On the Sarcophagus of Isaac.” RSVP.
212-501-3019. bgc.bard.eduPhilosophy Cafe
New York Society for Ethical Culture, 2 West 64th St.
6-8 p.m. $5. RSVP
Massimo’s “Philosophy Cafe” is based on the principle of the Socratic dialogue; aims at sharpening thinking on whatever the subject.
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