Out & About

| 24 Aug 2015 | 12:54

    Thu 27

    Film Festival: Airplane!

    Central Park, on the landscape between Sheep Meadow and 72nd Street Cross Drive

    6:30-10 p.m. Free.

    Central Park’s 80’s-themed film festival continues with this classic spoof, featuring Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Please RSVP in advance.


    Mess: One Man’s Struggle to Clean Up his House and his Act

    Barnes & Noble, 82nd and Broadway

    7 p.m. Free.

    Barry Yourgrau comes to Barnes & Noble to talk about his latest memoir.

    212-362-8835. store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/event/88410-0

    Fri 28

    Movies: The Black Cauldron

    Riverside Library, 127 Amsterdam Ave.

    2:30 p.m. Free.

    The Riverside Library presents an underrated Disney classic about a young pig keeper with a magical pig who can predict the future.

    212-870-1810. www.nypl.org/events/programs/2015/08/28/movies-riverside-library-presents-black-cauldron

    Summer on the Hudson: Friday Freshen Up with Wordsmith

    West Harlem Piers Park, West 125th Street

    6-7 p.m. Free.

    Cap off the summer with this musical get-happy hour, featuring hip hop artist Wordsmith.


    Sat 29

    Saturday Afternoon Movie: Rear Window

    St. Agnes Library, 444 Amsterdam Ave.

    2 p.m. Free.

    The St. Agnes Library presents a classic Alfred Hitchcock thriller, about a paraplegic photojournalist who views the world through his back window.

    212-621-0619. www.nypl.org/events/programs/2015/08/29/saturday-afternoon-movie-rear-window

    Silent Disco

    Riverside Park, Pier i at 70th Street

    5-10 p.m. Free.

    Grab a pair of headphones and start jamming at this quiet public listening party, with two live DJs. Line for headphones will begin at 4:30 p.m.

    212-870-3070. www.riversideparknyc.org/ai1ec_event/silent-disco/?instance_id=4803

    Sun 30

    Sunday Morning: Conflict as Opportunity

    NYSEC, 2 West 64th St.

    11 a.m. Free.

    The NYSEC hosts a meeting about the role that conflict plays in our daily lives. How do you approach conflict? Is the experience frustrating or stimulating? How does that affect your relationships with others?

    212-874-5210. www.nysec.org/platform-8-30-15

    Family Performance Festival: Hook, Line and Sinker

    The Great Hill at Central Park

    12-1:30 p.m. Free.

    A family event where kids and parents alike can learn about the aquatic food chain, crustacean life cycles, and more. Please RSVP in advance.


    Mon 31

    D’Ambrose Boyd and David Pearl Present Singers Space

    Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street

    9 p.m. Free.

    Singers Space is an event for aspiring singers everywhere to hear their peers perform in an intimate environment. Includes an open mic segment.

    212-864-5400. www.symphonyspace.org/event/6696/dambrose-boyd-david-pearl-present-singers-space-

    Do You Believe In Magic Show

    Bloomingdale Library, 150 West 100th St.

    2 p.m. Free.

    Super Hero Muscle Man Mike hosts a unique, original magic performance show, with his puppet sidekick Rocky Rabbit.

    212-222-8030. www.nypl.org/events/programs/2015/08/31/do-you-believe-magic-show

    Tue 1

    Ma’agal: The Nehrim Women’s Group

    The JCC, 334 Amsterdam Ave.

    7:30-9 p.m. Free.

    A support group for Jewish and/or LGBTQ women facing questions about their sexuality or religion. Registration is granted on a first-come, first-served basis.

    646-505-5708. ebiz.jccmanhattan.org/PersonifyEBusiness/Default.aspx?TabID=416&pid=632078434

    Game On! @ Bloomingdale

    Bloomingdale Library, 150 West 100th St.

    4 p.m. Free.

    An open Xbox 360 gaming event! Show off your mad skills to all your friends. For ages 12-18.

    212-222-8030. www.nypl.org/events/programs/2015/09/01/game-bloomingdale

    Wed 2

    In the Mind Fields: Exploring the New Science of Neuropsychoanalysis

    Barnes and Noble, 82nd and Broadway

    7 p.m. Free.

    Author Casey Schwartz shares her newest findings in the field of brain research.

    212-362-8835. store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/event/88397-0

    Irish American Writers and Artists Salon

    Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street

    7 p.m. Free.

    Irish American Writers and Artists, Inc. is an organization that welcomes Irish-American writers, actors and filmmakers from all demographics. Enjoy a sampling of their talent.

    212-864-5400. www.symphonyspace.org/event/6879/irish-american-writers-and-artists-salon