Out & About

| 11 Jan 2016 | 01:16

    Thu 14

    Politics, Money, and Anarchy: Historic House MuseumsMuseum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Avenue

    6:30 p.m. Museum members, free; general public, $16; students/seniors, $12.

    A panel of invested experts debates the uncertain future of historic sites and historic house museums.

    212-534-1672. www.mcny.org/

    Retro Board Gaming for AdultsRiverside Library, 127 Amsterdam Ave.

    1-5 p.m.

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

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

    Fri 15

    Bridge Club

    Riverside Library, 127 Amsterdam Ave.

    10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

    All players welcome. Put your game face on and show off your best plays. Join the fun and meet new friends.

    212-870-1810. www.nypl.org/events/programs/2016/01/08/bridge-club

    Raja & RalphMetropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave, at 82nd Street, Great Hall Balcony.

    5-8 p.m., free with museum admission.

    Ralph Farris, viola, and Raja Rahman, piano, perform works by Hindemith, Pärt, Brahms and Farris

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

    Sat 16

    Book SaleSt. Agnes Library, 444 Amsterdam Ave.

    Noon-4 p.m.

    Support the Library and come check out our impressive selection of gently used books and multimedia.

    212-621-0619. www.nypl.org/events/programs/2016/01/16/book-sale

    Central park Southern Welcome TourMeet inside the park at 61st Street and Fifth Avenue

    11 a.m.-Noon. Free.

    Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an introduction to some of the southern Park highlights, including Grand Army Plaza, the Pond, Gapstow Bridge, Wollman Rink, Chess & Checkers House and the Dairy.

    212-310-6600. www.centralparknyc.org/events/

    Sun 17

    Spiritual Sing with Alice ParkerThe Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Ave, at 112th Street

    2-3 p.m.

    Join Alice Parker, choral conductor, educator and Artistic Director of Melodious Accord, for an hour of communal singing in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    212-316-7540. www.stjohndivine.org/visit/calendar/events

    Humanizing Criminal JusticeNew York Society for Ethical Culture, 2 West 64th St.

    11 a.m.

    In recognition of Dr. Martin Luther King Remembrance Day, a panel discussion on criminal justice and its humanizing elements.


    Mon 18

    Drum Major Institute Hosts mlk Program and Birthday CelebrationThe Riverside Church, 490 Riverside Drive

    Noon-2 p.m.

    Drum Major Institute hosts A Call to Conscience in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 87th Birthday. This year’s keynote address will focus on ending gun violence in America.


    The Grace Place nyc Community Group150 West 83rd St.

    7-8 p.m.

    We are a brand new church in the Upper West Side Everyone is welcome. Join us for worship, a message, and connecting with one another.

    817-235-9020. www.tgp.nyc

    Tue 19

    Housing a Growing CityMuseum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Ave.

    Free for Museum members; $16 general public; $12 for students/seniors.

    A panel of leaders in New York City urban planning the challenges of housing expanding population.

    212-534-1672. www.mcny.org/

    “Army of Shadows”FIAF, Florence Gould Hall, 55 East 59th St.

    4 p.m. Non-members, $14, students, $7. Members, $3 in advance, free day of.

    Jean-Pierre Melville’s 1969 psychological drama about a cell of Resistance fighters. In French, German and English, with English subtitles.

    800-982-2787, for tickets. www.fiaf.org/events/winter2016/2016-01-19-cs-army.shtml

    Wed 20

    Superhero New York: Real and ImaginaryNew-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, at 77th Street

    6 p.m. Free

    Seed the current exhibition “Superheroes in Gotham,” followed by a presentation and talk by with comics historian and former Marvel editorial director Danny Fingeroth about New York’s comic book landmarks, both real and imagined.

    212-873-3400. www.nyhistory.org/programs/superhero-new-york-real-and-imaginary

    Jane EyreLeonard Nimoy Thalia at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street

    1 p.m., and 7 p.m. on Jan. 17 and 27. $24; members, $20; seniors, $22; 30/under, $16.

    This re-imagining of Brontë’s masterpiece was first staged by Bristol Old Vic last year, when the story was performed over two evenings. Director Sally Cookson now brings her celebrated production to the National, presented as a single, exhilarating performance.