Out & About

| 06 Jul 2015 | 01:34

    Fri 10

    Movies & Riverside Presents “Big Hero 6”Riverside Library, 127 Amsterdam Ave.

    2 p.m. Free.

    A showing of Pixar’s film about a young scientist and his chubby inflatable robot.

    212-870-1810. www.nypl.org/events/programs/2015/07/10/movies-riverside-library-presents-big-hero-6

    Jim Rotondi QuintetSmoke Jazz and Supper Club, 2751 Broadway

    7 p.m. $38.

    The trumpeter is considered to be one of the best of his generation. Featuring vibraphonist Joe Locke.

    212-864-6662. www.smokejazz.com/index.php/event-detail?eID=434

    Sat 11

    RCTA Sunset Concert: Jazz, Folk, Blues, RockRiverside Park, 97th Street Tennis Court Lawn

    7 p.m. Free.

    The Riverside Clay Tennis Association hosts a series of weekly concerts this summer. This week’s show features Steve Tarkis along with his instrumental trio.

    212-978-0277. www.riversideparknyc.org/ai1ec_event/rcta-sunset-concert-jazz-folk-blues-rock-2/?instance_id=4678

    Guided Tour: Headshots: Performer Portraits from Daguerrotypes to DigitalNew York Public Library for the Performing Arts, 40 Lincoln Center Plaza

    12:15 p.m. Free.

    Learn about how the art of the headshot has evolved throughout the history of theater, and get an inside look at the headshot-taking process. Advance registration is required.

    917-275-6975. www.nypl.org/events/programs/2015/07/11/guided-tour-headshots-performer-portraits-daguerreotypes-digital

    Sun 12

    Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Retumba!Charles A. Dana Discovery Center, inside Central Park at 110th Street between Lenox and Fifth Avenues

    2 p.m.- 4 p.m. Free.

    The Harlem Meer Performance Festival continues with an appearance from Retumba!, a song and dance ensemble inspired by Caribbean folklore. Patrons are encouraged to RSVP. 212-310-6600. www.centralparknyc.org/events/individual-events/harlem-meer-retumba.html

    Boomers Sunday BrunchJCC Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam Ave.

    11 a.m.-1 p.m. $20 members, $25 public

    An interactive brunch hosted by the JCC, where you’ll get the chance to discuss how you’re going to keep yourself busy this summer. Advance registration required.

    646-505-4444. www.jccmanhattan.org/calendar/

    Mon 13

    Downloading NYPL E-BooksRiverside Library, 127 Amsterdam Ave.

    10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Free.

    The NYPL teaches you how to download and save e-books, audiobooks, music and more. Bring your mobile devices.

    212-870-1810. www.nypl.org/events/programs/2015/07/13/downloading-nypl-ebooks

    Parkinson’s Now: Updates in ResearchJCC Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam Ave.

    5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Free.

    The JCC holds an open forum about the issues faced by Parkinson’s patients today, featuring experts from NYU and the Movement Disorders Center. Advance registration required.

    646-505-4444. www.jccmanhattan.org/calendar/

    Tue 14

    Harlem Book Festival: David Dinkins, a Mayor’s LifeBarnes & Noble, Broadway and 82nd Street

    5 p.m. Free.

    Former Mayor David Dinkins comes by to talk about his new book, A Mayor’s Life: Governing New York’s Gorgeous Mosaic.

    212-362-8835. store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/event/4857695-0

    ACT’s Grand Camp Visiting DayCathedral of Saint John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Ave.

    9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Free.

    Blow-up water rides, arts & crafts and more await you on this fun-filled day, held by ACT Summer Camp. Email act@stjohndivine.org in advance to reserve your spot.

    212-316-7350. www.facebook.com/events/1609913415893517/

    Wed 15

    New York Choral Society Summer SingsSymphony Space, 2597 Broadway

    7:30 p.m. $20.

    Each Wednesday in July, the Symphony Space invites patrons to take part in an interactive choral singing event, hosted by the New York Choral Society.

    212-864-5400. www.symphonyspace.org/event/8867/Music/new-york-choral-society-summer-sings

    Great Books: The AwakeningNew York Society for Ethical Culture, 2 West 64th St.

    7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Members free, guests $5.

    212-874-5210. www.nysec.org/books-7-15-15

    An open discussion event for fans of Kate Chopin’s The Awakening. Come prepared with questions!

    Thu 16

    Get Pop Cultured: Throwback Thursday 1970sBarnes & Noble, Broadway and 82nd Street

    5 p.m. Free.

    Put on your bell bottoms and platform shoes and relive the most enduring books, music and movies of the 1970s.

    212-362-8835. store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/event/4857904-0

    Central Park CircuitEast Meadow, East Side from 97th to 100th Street

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

    Get your tail in motion and live up to your fitness goals at this vigorous exercise circuit, hosted at the East Meadow in Central Park. Open to all fitness levels. Admission is free, but space is limited.

    212-348-4867. www.centralparknyc.org/events/individual-events/central-park-circuit-7-16-2015.html