Out & About

| 20 May 2016 | 01:25

    Thu 26

    Locomotive Lawn LiveChelsea Rec Center 430 West 25th St.

    10 a.m.-10:15 a.m. Free

    Summer on the Hudson brings Raga Kids, a trio of teaching artists specializing in Indian classical music on Indian instruments.

    212-408-0219. riversideparknyc.org

    Retro board gaming for adultsRiverside Library 127 Amsterdam Ave.

    1 p.m. Free

    Share your passion for gaming the old-fashioned way.

    212-870-1810. www.nypl.org

    Fri 27

    Movies under the starsChelsea Rec Center 430 West 25th St.

    8 p.m. Free

    Grab a blanket and come enjoy “Annie,” the 2014 feature about a young, happy foster kid who’s also tough enough to make her way on the streets of New York.

    311. nyc.gov/parks

    Stay well exercise for seniorsSt. Agnes Library 444 Amsterdam Ave.

    11:15 a.m. Free

    Volunteers certified by the NYC’s Department for the Aging lead participants in a well-balanced series of exercises for seniors of all ability levels.

    212-621-0619. www.nypl.org/

    Sat 28

    Shape Up NYC ZumbaWest Harlem Piers Park, West 125th and Marginal Streets

    11:00 a.m. Free

    311. www.nycgovparks.org

    StorytimeBarnes & Noble, Broadway and 82nd Street

    11 a.m. Free

    Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, this Storytime explores “Our Great Big Backyard,” former first lady Laura Bush’s and her daughter Jenna Bush Hager’s tribute to the national parks and the importance of connecting with nature. Coloring and activities to follow.

    212-362-8835. stores.barnesandnoble.com

    Sun 29


    Broadway and 86th Street

    1-5 p.m.

    Twenty four tenors and sopranos will taken part in the 16th Annual Mario Lanza and Elaine Malbin vocal competitions will be judged by a panel of experts, including Elaine Malbin. The competitions are the largest outdoor competitions in the country.

    212-764-6330. www.mortandray.com

    Sunday Meeting — Democracy SpringSociety for Ethical Culture, 2 West 64th St.

    11 a.m. Free

    Democracy Spring is a mass nonviolent action to win a real democracy that works for people. Organizer Newkirk will share his story and the story of this movement with us.

    212-874-5210. www.nysec.org/

    Mon 30

    Memorial Day CommemorationSoldiers’ & Sailors’ Monument, Riverside Drive and West 89th Street

    10 a.m.-noon, free

    The Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Memorial Association invites everyone to attend this year’s annual Memorial Day observance.


    Scherezade Garcia IN TRANSIT/LIQUID HIGHWAYMiller Theatre at Columbia University, 2960 Broadway, at 116th St.

    Noon. Free

    Scherezade Garcia creates contemporary allegories of history, politics, and colonization, which take shape in vivid colors and energetic, dream-like combinations.

    212-854-1633. millertheatre.com

    Tue 31

    The Art of the Park TourCentral Park, Dairy Visitor Center between 64th and 65th st.

    11 a.m.-12:30p.m., $15 ($10 for members)

    Tour of Central Park

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

    Pen, Paper, and Palate505 West 23rd St., at 10th Ave.

    7 p.m., $10

    Conversation with panel of writers on various topics.

    866-811-4111. web.ovationtix.com

    Wed 1

    Paula Whyman on ‘You May See A Stranger’Book Culture on 450 Columbus Ave

    7 p.m., free

    The launch of Paula Whyman’s book of stories, “You May See A Stranger.” She will be joined in conversation by Michele Filgate.

    212-595-1962. bookculture.com

    De-Cluttering Small Spaces with Jennifer RyanNew York Public Library, 150 West 100th St.

    6-7 p.m. free

    Jennifer Ryan talks about what to keep and how to keep it to live easier in your world with less clutter!

    212-222-8030. www.nypl.org/