Out & About

| 21 Dec 2015 | 03:29

    Thu 24

    Family Christmas Eve ServiceChurch of St. Paul and St. Andrew, 263 West 86th St.

    7-8 p.m. Free

    212-868-0190. www.stpaulandstandrew.org/event/family-christmas-eve-service/

    Retro Board Gaming for AdultsRiverside Library, 127 Amsterdam Ave.

    1-5 p.m. Free.

    Share your passion for checkers, chess, mahjong, Monopoly or Scrabble.

    212-870-1810. www.nypl.org/events/programs/2015/10/01/retro-board-gaming-adults

    Fri 25

    Power of Pictures Jewish Museum 1109 Fifth Ave., at 92nd Street

    11:15 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

    “Mother,” “Salt for Svanetia,” “October” and “Storm Over Asia.” Part of the museum’s Soviet film series.

    212-423-3200. thejewishmuseum.org/calendar/events/2015/12/25/power-of-pictures-film-screenings-mondays-and-fridays

    Heart of the Park TourCentral Park, in front of the Samuel F. B. Morse statue, inside the Park at 72nd Street.

    2 p.m. Free

    Walk straight through the heart of Central Park and enjoy a great variety of its scenic, sculptural, and architectural elements.

    212-868-0190. www.centralparknyc.org/events/individual-events/heart-of-the-park-tour-12-25-2015.html

    Sat 26

    Katya Grineva’s Holiday ConcertCarnegie Hall, 57th Street and Seventh Avenue.

    8-10 p.m. $35 and up.

    Celebrating her 15th solo appearance at Carnegie Hall, the classical pianist presents an evening of holiday music and romantic masterpieces.

    212-247-7800. www.carnegiehall.org

    Health and Race WalkingCentral Park, North Meadow Recreation Center, mid-Park at 97th Street.

    9:30 a.m. Free

    This low-impact fitness program is perfect for those who want to get in shape, build muscle tone, strength and increase cardiovascular health.

    212-310-6600. www.centralparknyc.org/events/individual-events/Health-and-Racing-Walking-Clinic-12-26-2015.html

    Sun 27

    American Dance Machine for the 21st Century

    The Joyce Theater, 175 Eighth Ave.

    2 & 7:30 p.m. Starting at $10

    A living archive of musical theater dance, ADM21 reconstructs original choreography from revered musicals for an enchanting new program filled with live music and special guest stars.

    212-691-9740. www.joyce.org/performance/american-dance-machine-for-the-21st-century-2/#.Vm9fWUorLIU

    Brunch/Social HourNew York Society for Ethical Culture, 6th floor school cafeteria, 2 West 64th St.

    12:30 p.m. Free

    212-874-5210. www.nysec.org/calendar-date_nysec

    Mon 28

    Community Board 4, executive committee CB4 Office, 330 West 42nd St., 26th Floor

    6:30 p.m.

    212-736-4536. www.nyc.gov/html/mancb4/html/calendar/calendarnew.shtml

    LUIGI. a Benefit-Tribute ConcertPeter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway.

    7:30 p.m. $85

    212-864-5400. www.symphonyspace.org/event/8973/Dance/luigi-a-benefit-tribute-concert

    Tue 29

    Nature Exploration Hike for FamiliesDana Discovery Center, Central Park, 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues

    11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

    And Urban Park Ranger program focused to families and participants who will enjoy observing the Park’s wildlife while learning about its ecosystems.

    212-628-2345. www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/12/29/nature-exploration-hike-for-families

    Torah on Tuesdays with Susan SchorrWest End Synagogue, 190 Amsterdam Ave.

    7:30-9:30 p.m.

    Drop in and join the conversation, or just listen and enjoy No prior experience required.

    212-579-0777. westendsynagogue.org/event/torah-tuesdays-susan-schorr-3

    Wed 30

    Nature Exploration: The Pinetum85th Street and Central Park West in Central Park

    11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

    Created in the 1970s, this section of the park contains a variety of pine trees species. The Urban Park Rangers discuss the special adaptations and characteristics of the trees and their evergreen cousins.

    212-628-2345. www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/12/30/nature-exploration-the-pinetum

    Do you see what I see? Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave, at 82nd Street, Gallery 534

    11-Noon. Free with museum admission.

    Maria Rhor, of the museum’s education department, discusses perspective, realism and illusionism in 17th century Dutch paintings and how lines between reality and illusion become blurred.

    212-535-7710. www.metmuseum.org/events/find-events