Out & About

| 25 Jul 2016 | 11:19

    Thu 28


    John Jay College Rooftop Plaza, 860 11th Avenue

    7 p.m. $25 online; $30 at door

    CUNY Dance Initiative and John Jay College, in collaboration with Kinesis Project dance theatre present IN PERSISTENCE OF MEMORY, a lush outdoor performance shaped specifically for the gorgeous rooftop plaza at John Jay College


    Senior FishingPier 64 at Hudson River Park, 205 12th Ave., at 23rd Street

    2-3 p.m. Free

    Drop in a line and relax by the beautiful Hudson River Park riverfront, the longest riverfront park in the United States.

    212-627-2020. www.hudsonriverpark.org

    Fri 29

    Friday Freshen UpWest Harlem Piers Park, West 125th Street & Marginal Street

    6 p.m.-7 p.m. Free

    Kick off the weekend with some fresh air while you drink in the sounds at this monthly musical get-happy hour.

    212-408-0219 riversideparknyc.org

    The Mister Organization Final GalaSymphony Space, Broadway at 95th Street

    8 p.m. $50

    The Mister Organization presents The Final Gala 2016. The candidates will compete in different rounds of competition and a panel a judges will choose The Mister 2016.

    212-864-5400 symphonyspace.org

    Sat 30

    Tosca in concertTrinity Lutheran Church, 164 West 100th St., just east of Amsterdam Ave.

    5 p.m. $15 suggested

    International singers join together to present the glorious, beloved opera Tosca by Puccini. Presented by West Side Opera and the Columbia Amsterdam BID. Performances benefit the Trinity Lutheran shelter.


    ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ Release PartyBook Culture, 450 Columbus Ave. and 536 West 112th St.

    10:30 p.m. Free

    Indulge in Harry Potter-themed drinks and snacks, be sorted, and wear a costume to be entered in a raffle — all before finally diving back into the wizarding world of Harry Potter. 112th Street party geared for adults.


    Sun 31

    Jazz VespersChurch of the Heavenly Rest, 90th Street/Fifth Avenue.

    5-6 p.m. Free

    The season’s last Jazz Vespers program.

    212-289-3400. www.facebook.com/events/1773026909620604/

    Pop up Maker SpacePier 84 at Hudson River Park, 555 12th Ave.

    4:30-6 p.m. Free

    Calling all Makers. Join us at our outdoor Maker Space for free workshops challenging participants to design and construct solutions to real-world problems.

    212-627-2020. www.hudsonriverpark.eventbrite.com

    Mon 1

    Jam session and open mic nightCleopatra’s Needle, 2485 Broadway

    10 p.m.-1 a.m.

    Open mic and jam session

    212-769-6969. cleopatrasneedleny.com


    Sets at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. $9 music charge, $38 dinner

    John Swana, trombone; Orrin Evans, piano; Vicente Archer, bass; Donald Edwards, drums

    212-864-6662 smokejazz.com

    Tue 2

    Cooking for GEMSChurch of St. Paul and St. Andrew, 263 West 86th St.

    5 p.m.-8 p.m. Free

    Help put together a month’s worth of food for the Girls Educational and Mentoring Services.

    212-362-3179 stpaulandstandrew.org

    Crawlers Club at JCCJCC Manhattan: 334 Amsterdam Avenue at 76th Street

    Noon-12:45 p.m. $15

    This brand-new drop-in class helps babies reach new developmental milestones in a community of first friends.

    646-505-5708 jccmanhattan.org

    Wed 3

    Lenny Bruce: How to Talk Dirty and Influence PeopleNew York Society for Ethical Culture — 2 West 64th St.

    7 p.m.-9 p.m. $20

    The evening will feature rarely screened footage of Lenny Bruce performances, plus the acclaimed short film, “Thank You Masked Man.” Comedian Scott Blakeman hosts a discussion roundtable.

    212-874-5210. nysec.com

    Robin MacArthur and Anna Noyes in Conversation With Leigh NewmanBarnes & Noble, 2289 Broadway

    7 p.m. Free

    Two tremendous new literary voices debut with stories that carve out a distinctive and authentic vision of small towns and womanhood.

    212-362-8835 stores.barnesandnoble.com