Out & About

| 01 Aug 2016 | 11:19

    Thu 4

    West Side Stories TourCentral Park, at 81st Street and Central Park West

    11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $15

    Discover some of the Central Park secret sites that West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden and a bridge with a spectacular view.

    212-310-6600. centralparknyc.org

    ‘Romeo and Juliet’Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway, at 95th Street

    7 p.m. $24; $20, members/$22, seniors; $16, 30 and under

    The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company Live cinema season continues with a new vision of Shakespeare’s tale of forbidden love.

    212-864-5400. Symphonyspace.org

    Fri 5

    Totally Public KaraokePier i, at West 70th Street

    6 p.m.-10 p.m. Free

    A song selection sheet will be available for you to peruse. Performance slots will be by sign up and the registration process will begin at 5:30; first come, first to perform.

    212-870-3070 riversideparknyc.org

    ‘Evita’The New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West

    6:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Free with museum admission ($20)

    Join us for the first in our free series of films that influenced Lin-Manuel Miranda while he was writing Hamilton — the story of Eva Peron, first lady of Argentina.

    212-485-9268. nyhistory.org

    Sat 6

    Saturday Afternoon Movie: ‘Dog Day Afternoon’444 Amsterdam Avenue St. Agnes Library

    2 p.m. Free

    Based on a true 1972 story, Sidney Lumet’s 1975 drama chronicles a unique bank robbery on a hot summer afternoon in New York City.

    212-621-0619. nypl.org

    Medieval 2.0: Spotlight on Traditions TransformedCathedral Church of St. John, Amsterdam Avenue at 112th Street

    10:30 a.m.-. $15, adults; $12, seniors/students

    What does New York’s Cathedral of St. John the Divine share with the great medieval cathedrals of Europe? How does it depart from that tradition? Join Senior Cathedral Guide John Simko

    212-316-7540. Stjohndivine.org

    Sun 7

    Empowering Ethical EldersSociety for Ethical Culture, 2 West 64th St.

    6 p.m. Free, RSVP required

    David Dring E.D, Selp-Help Innovations

    212-721-4407. nysec.org

    Opera in Concert: ‘Lakme’Trinity Lutheran Church of Manhattan, 164 West 100th St.

    5 p.m.-7 p.m. Suggested donation of $20

    West Side Opera Society presents the Leo Delibes work.


    Mon 8

    Tears to Triumph: The Spiritual Journey from Suffering to EnlightenmentBarnes and Noble 2289 Broadway

    7 p.m. Free

    In her new book, subtitled “The Spiritual Journey from Suffering to Enlightenment,” Marianne Williamson argues that as a culture and as individuals, we have learned to avoid facing pain.

    212-362-8835 stores.barnesandnoble.com

    Great Organ: Midday MondayThe Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Ave

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

    Cathedral organists provide a 30-minute break for mind, body and spirit on Mondays.

    212-316-7540. Stjohndivine.org

    Tue 9

    112th: Pamela Rotner Sakamoto on ‘Midnight in Broad Daylight’Book Culture, 563 West 112th St.

    7 p.m. Free

    Meticulously researched and beautifully written, the true story of a Japanese American family that found itself on opposite sides during World War II

    212-865-1588. bookculture.com

    Bloomingdale Neighborhood History Walk with Jim MackinStraus Park, West 106th Street and Broadway

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

    Neighborhood walk

    212-666-9774 or email info@columbusamsterdambid.org for reservations

    Wed 10

    Mini-Olympics at Riverside LibraryRiverside Library. 127 Amsterdam Ave.

    2:30 p.m. Free

    Come in and show off your skills in our scaled-down version of the Olympics. Children and teens can participate in relay races, ring toss and more.

    212-870-1810 nypl.org

    ‘Little Red’s Hood’Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre, Central Park at West 79th Street10:30 a.m. $10; $7, children

    A modern re-imagining of Little Red Riding Hood.