Out & About

| 22 Jun 2015 | 03:16

    Fri 26

    The North Woods Tour: Central ParkCentral Park, inside the park at 110th Street, between Fifth and Lenox Avenues

    2 p.m.-3:30 PM, Free

    Take a tour of the waterfalls, bridges and pools of the North Woods, Central Park’s largest woodland area. No advance registration required.


    NEW MELT For the Hand + ForearmsJCC, 334 Amsterdam Ave., at 76th Street

    noon-1 p.m. $30 ($20 for members)

    If your hands are stiff, achy or sore, this wellness class will help you relieve your pain and prevent chronic conditions from occurring. Registration is provided on a first-come, first-served basis.

    646-505-4444. ebiz.jccmanhattan.org/personifyebusiness/Programs/ProgramDetail.aspx?pid=621674949

    Sat 27

    Music @ NYPL Presents Choro Down NeckRiverside Library, 127 Amsterdam Ave.

    1 p.m. Free

    Bailamos! Choro Down Neck is a South American music group that’s well versed in a number of popular Brazilian genres, including samba, bossa nova and, of course, choro.

    212-870-1810. www.nypl.org/events/programs/2015/06/27/music-nypl-presents-choro-down-neck

    English National Opera’s Pirates of PenzanceSymphony Space, 2537 Broadway, at 95th Street

    7 p.m. $17, $16 seniors/students/30&Under, $15 members

    Come down to Symphony Space to enjoy Gilbert and Sullivan’s timeless masterpiece “The Pirates of Penzance,” performed by the English National Opera.

    212-864-5400. www.symphonyspace.org/event/8764/Film-Music-Theatre/english-national-operas-pirates-of-penzance

    Sun 28

    Cooking Technique ClassesWilliams-Sonoma, 10 Columbus Circle, ground floor

    10 a.m.-noon. Free

    Brush up on your cooking with this free hour-long culinary technique class. Call in advance to register; class size is limited.

    212-581-1146. www.lincolnbid.org/events/view/free-technique-classes-williams-sonoma-23

    Storytelling: The White Nights of RamadanChildren’s Museum of Manhattan, 212 West 83rd St.

    12:30 p.m.-1 p.m. Free

    Take your children to the CMOM to hear an adorable story by Maha Addasi about a Muslim family preparing for the special Ramadan festival of Girgian.

    212-721-1223. cmom.org/visit/calendar?date=2015-06-28&age=

    Mon 29

    Summer Art in the ParkHippo Playground, Riverside Park at 91st Street

    10 a.m.-noon. Free

    An art class for children of all ages! Come to the Hippo Playground for a two-hour interactive arts and crafts session. No registration required.

    212-870-3070. riversideparknyc.org/ai1ec_event/summer-art-in-the-park-3/?instance_id=4608

    CinderellaThe Metropolitan Opera, 30 Lincoln Center Plaza

    7:30 p.m. From $20

    The Metropolitan Opera presents Cinderella, a classic fairy tale adapted into one of the most acclaimed and iconic ballets of all time.


    Tues 30

    “One Righteous Man” by Arthur BrowneBarnes & Noble, 2289 Broadway

    7:00 p.m. Free

    The New York Daily News staffer talks about his latest book, “One Righteous Man: Samuel Battle and the Shattering of the Color Line in New York”.

    212-362-8835. store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/event/86539

    Advocacy Forum: An Interview with Chris HedgesNew York Society for Ethical Culture, 2 West 64th St.

    7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. $10 guests, $5 members

    The former New York Times reporter is interviewed about his latest book, “Wages of Rebellion,” about the cost of devoting one’s life to the pursuit of social justice.

    212-874-5210. www.nysec.org/advocacy-forum-6-30-15

    Wed 1

    West Side Stories TourCentral Park, inside the park at 81st St. and Central Park West

    11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. $15 (members $10)

    A lost village, a poetic garden, a beautiful bridge and more await you on this scenic tour through all of the “secret” sites that Central Park has to offer.


    Pier i Picture ShowPier i at 70th St.

    8:30 PM, Free

    The featured film is Steven Spielberg’s iconic monster flick, “Jurassic Park.” Take a seat on the grass, relax and enjoy the show.

    212-870-3070. riversideparknyc.org/ai1ec_event/pier-i-picture-show-7/?instance_id=4711

    Thu 2

    Create Your Own SuperheroSt. Agnes Library, 444 Amsterdam Ave.

    2 p.m. Free

    Kids will get the opportunity to explore the defining characteristics of all their favorite heroes, and design their own. For ages 8-12.

    212-621-0619. www.nypl.org/events/programs/2015/07/02/create-your-own-superhero

    Liz Childs JazzSymphony Space, 2537 Broadway, at 95th Street

    9 p.m. Free

    Liz Childs is a jazz prodigy who spent her entire life honing her vocal and piano skills.

    212-864-5400. www.symphonyspace.org/event/8316/Music/liz-childs-jazz