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Thu 12


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.org

Board 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.

212-870-1810. nypl.org

Fri 13

Amreeka 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.”

212-209-1055. cafetallulah.com


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.

212-875-5456. kids.lincolncenter.org

Sat 14

Winter 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.

212-222-7045. trinitylutherannyc.org

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.


‘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.org

Central 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.

212-691-7483. nycaudubon.org

Mon 16

Martin 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.org

Peace Walk

Holy Name Church of Jesus, 207 West 96th St.

2-4 p.m.

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.

212-749-0276. secondpresbyteriannyc.org

Tue 17

‘Long Path’ | Appalachian

West Side YMCA, 1st Floor, 5 West 63rd St. Ste 220.

6:30-8 p.m.

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.org

Zora 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.

212-501-3330. kaufmanmusiccenter.org

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.edu

Philosophy 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.

212-874-5210. nysec.org

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