Out & About

| 01 Jun 2015 | 01:22

    Fri 5

    Open Roads: New Italian Cinema 201560 Lincoln Center Plaza

    10 a.m.-10 p.m.

    This year’s program strikes a satisfying balance between emerging talents and esteemed veterans—as well as (at least) one master: Ermanno Olmi, among the nation’s leading lights for over half a century. As always, the series includes both commercial and independent fare, ranging from stage adaptations to biopics, warm human comedies to experimental dramas.

    212-875-5610. www.lincolnbid.org/events?page=1&year=2015&month=06&day=5

    Ethics in Film: Doubt (2005)New York Society of Ethical Culture, 2 West 64th St. and Central Park West

    7 p.m.-9:15 p.m., $5

    Enjoy the screening of John Patrick Shanley’s film “Doubt,” with Meryl Streep and Phillip Seymour Hoffman and learn about the ethics that goes into school scandals.

    212-874-5210. www.nysec.org/calendar-date_nysec/month/2015-06

    Sat 6

    Saturday Afternoon Movie: UnbrokenSt Agnes Library, 444 Amsterdam Ave.

    2 p.m., Free

    Angelina Jolie directs this true-life tale of Louis Zamperini, the Olympic track star who survived a plane crash in World War II, only to fight for his life against nature and eventually as a prisoner of war. Joel and Ethan Coen provide the script.

    212-621-0619. www.nypl.org/events/programs/2015/06/06/saturday-afternoon-movie-unbroken

    Riverside Poets WorkshopRiverside Library, 127 Amsterdam Ave

    3 p.m., Free

    Free monthly Poetry Open Mike and Program. The Riverside Poets reading their favorite poems

    (212) 870-1810. www.nypl.org/events/programs/2015/06/06/riverside-poets-workshop

    Sun 7

    Keeping It Green for FamiliesLocation Provided with Registration

    10 a.m.–noon

    Spend quality time with your family helping keep Central Park green. Central Park Conservancy environmental educators will lead mulching projects throughout the Park.

    212–310–6600. www.centralparknyc.org/events/individual-events/keeping-it-green-for-families-6-7-2015.html

    Sunday Meeting - “June Is Torture Awareness Month” with Shahram HashemiNew York Society for Ethical Culture, 2 West 64th Street

    11:00 a.m.

    Every June, human rights and faith organizations join together to mark Torture Awareness Month because on June 26, 1987, the nations of the world took a major step against the immoral and abhorrent practice of torture.

    212-874-5210. www.nysec.org/calendar-date_nysec/month/2015-06

    Mon 8

    FILM - Pal JoeyLibrary for the Performing Arts, 40 Lincoln Center Plaza

    6 p.m.

    The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admission to programs on a first come, first served basis. Admission lines form one hour prior to each program. At that time one ticket is provided per person. Tickets are not available for advance reservation and saving seats is not permitted. General admission seating

    212–642–0142. www.nypl.org/events/programs/2015/06/08/film-pal-joey

    Bridge ClubRiverside Library, 127 Amsterdam Ave

    10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m

    Are you a Bridge buff? Put on your game face and show off your best plays. Join the fun and meet new friends!

    212-621-0619. www.nypl.org/events/programs/2015/06/02/bridge-club

    Tues 9

    New York WRITERS WORKSHOP PRESENTS: DONNA MINKOWITZSt Agnes Library, 444 Amsterdam Ave.

    5:30-6:45 p.m.

    This workshop will take you on a journey through poetic self-expression and work to tap into your core thoughts and memories using poetic imagery, line and form. (212) 621-0619. www.nypl.org/events/programs/2015/06/09/new-york-writers-workshop-presents-donna-minkowitz

    Community Board 7 Transportation Committee Meeting250 West 87th St.

    7 p.m.

    212-362-4008. www.nyc.gov/html/mancb7/html/calendar/calendar_monthly_oct_copy.shtml

    Wed 10

    Taste of SummerBethesda Terrace

    7 p.m.– 11 p.m.

    Taste of Summer brings together 900 guests each June under the stars in Central Park for a distinctive kickoff to summer in New York City. www.centralparknyc.org/support/benefit-events/taste-of-summer.html

    Street FairColumbus Avenue from 66th to 72nd Street

    10 a.m.-8 p.m.

    A street fair will happen will be held on Columbus Avenue. Come by for some great food and great merchandise.

    212-874-0860. www.lincolnbid.org/events/view/street-fair

    Thur 11

    West Side Community Garden Annual Benefit Party 2015West Side Community Garden, 123 West 89th St. between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues

    6 p.m.-8:30 p.m., $60

    Join the West Side Community Garden for their annual garden party chaired by the honorable Gale Brewer, Manhattan Borough president, and international buffet for all guests.

    646-232-9002. www.westsidecommunitygarden.org

    Volunteer Orientation475 Riverside Drive

    6 p.m.–7 p.m., Free

    Whether you’re a novice garden or expert horticulturalist, whether you can volunteer every weekend or only have a couple of days each month to spare, one of several volunteer opportunities is sure to fit your skill level and schedule.

    212-870-3073. riversideparknyc.org/ai1ec_event/volunteer-orientation-2/?instance_id=4275