Out & About

| 31 Aug 2015 | 10:42

    Thu 3

    Reiki and Self Care: A Monthly Clinic Practitioner

    The JCC, 334 Amsterdam Ave.

    6:15-9:15 p.m. $20.

    Reiki is a spiritual healing ritual performed through light touching. Come soothe your soul.

    646-505-4444. ebiz.jccmanhattan.org/PersonifyEBusiness/Default.aspx?TabID=416&pid=633081860

    Wren Marie Harrington Jazz

    Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway

    9 p.m. Free.

    Wren Marie Harrington is a truly one-of-a-kind performer, well versed in opera, musical theater and Latin jazz.

    212-864-5400. www.symphonyspace.org/event/9041/Music/wren-marie-harrington-jazz

    Fri 4

    Spokfrevo Orquestra

    Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, 10 Lincoln Center Plaza

    7 a.m. Cost TBD.

    The Spokfrevo Orquestra, renowned for its combination of jazz and traditional Brazilian music, is making its Lincoln Center debut.


    Romeo et Juliette

    Metropolitan Opera

    7:45 p.m. Free.

    A free screening of Shakespeare’s most iconic tragedy, starring Anna Netrebko and Roberto Alagna.


    Sat 5

    Riverside Poets Workshop

    Riverside Library, 127 Amsterdam Ave.

    3-5 p.m. Free.

    The Riverside Library offers a monthly open mic afternoon for poets. All skill levels welcome.

    212-870-1810. www.nypl.org/events/programs/2015/09/05/riverside-poets-workshop

    The Full Moon at the Napping House: Storytime

    Barnes & Noble, 82nd Street and Broadway

    11 a.m. Free.

    A reading of “The Full Moon at the Napping House,” the long-awaited sequel to Audrey Wood’s “The Napping House.”

    212-362-8835. store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/event/9780061719440-0

    Sun 6

    West Side County Fair

    Riverside Park, between 66th and 70th Streets

    1-6 p.m. Free.

    Carnival rides, live bands, local food vendors, and everything else you’d expect from a good old-fashioned county fair.

    212-408-0219. www.riversideparknyc.org/ai1ec_event/west-side-county-fair/?instance_id=4852

    Family Performance Festival: Park Discovery!

    Central Park’s Great Hill, between West 103rd and West 106th Streets

    12-1:30 p.m. Free.

    A family-oriented tour of Central Park’s animal and plant life, with some hands-on nature activities. Please RSVP in advance.


    Mon 7- LABOR DAY

    The ABCs of Central Park

    Central Park: exact meeting space shared upon RSVP

    10-11:30 a.m. $5.

    Author G. Augustine Lynas introduces your children to the wonders of Central Park… alphabetically. RSVP in advance.

    212-496-8110. http://landmarkwest.blogspot.com

    Public Works: The Odyssey

    The Delacorte Theater in Central Park

    8 p.m. $75.

    The Public Theater presents a wonderful adaptation of the Homer’s epic.


    Tue 8

    John Freeman with Mark Doty, Rosie Schaap and Valeria Luiselli

    Barnes & Noble, 82nd Street and Broadway

    7 p.m. Free.

    John Freeman presents an anthology of literary works about homelessness and wage disparity in the United States.

    212-362-8835. store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/event/87978-0

    KettleX Class I

    The JCC, 334 Amsterdam Ave.

    8:30-9:30 a.m. $40 public, $35 members.

    Start your morning off right with this strenuous fat-burning workout. Intermediate level of fitness recommended.

    646-505-4444. ebiz.jccmanhattan.org/personifyebusiness/Programs/ProgramDetail.aspx?pid=633085850

    Wed 9

    Midweek Movie: The Miracle Worker

    Riverside Library, 127 Amsterdam Ave.

    11:15 a.m. Free.

    The Riverside Library presents a film adaptation of Helen Keller’s inspiring life story, starring Anne Bancroft.

    212-870-1810. www.nypl.org/events/programs/2015/09/09/midweek-movie-miracle-worker

    Three Avenues of Preparation: What Do I Want to Be a Part Of?

    B’nai Jeshurun, 257 West 88th St.

    6:30-7:30 p.m. Free.

    A Judaism-themed discussion and study group inspired by the question of the week: “What do I want to be a part of?”

    212-787-7600. www.bj.org