Out & About

| 27 Jun 2016 | 02:42

    Thu 30

    Play Along! Hippo Playground Parkhouse, Riverside Drive & West 91st Street

    2 p.m.-2:45 p.m. $10 per child

    Join Improv With Bitty City Players to explore stories at this family event

    212-870-3076. riversideparknyc.org

    Shakespeare’s Sonnet Remix 2West Park Presbyterian, 165 West 86th St.

    7 p.m. Suggested Donation $10

    An evening of fresh interpretations of Shakespeare’s sonnets.

    212-362-4890. westparkpresbyterian.org

    Fri 1

    CARL ALLEN & THE HERITAGE BANDSmoke Jazz and Supper, 2751 Broadway

    Sets at 7 p.m. 9 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. $40

    Carl Allen, one of the great jazz drummers of our time, returns to Smoke leading his new project, the Heritage Ensemble

    212-864-6662 smokejazz.com

    Mass Rhetoric: New Works FestivalSymphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street

    3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Free

    Last day of a week-long festival of new one-act plays that deal with specific social issues; identity, privilege, borders, resources and #@%!-ISM. 212-864-5400. symphonyspace.org

    Sat 2

    An American Cathedral: Spotlight on American HistoryCathedral Church of St. John the Divine, Amsterdam Avenue at 112th Street

    10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. $15; $12, senior/student

    This tour considers the Cathedral as a nexus of medieval traditions and democratic values.

    212-316-7540 stjohndivine.org

    Jen Arena on ‘Lady Liberty’s Holiday’Book Culture, 450 Columbus Ave.

    11 a.m. Free

    The Statue of Liberty is feeling a little blue ... despite being green. She’s tired of standing in New York City’s harbor day after day.

    212-595-1962. bookculture.com

    Sun 3

    Reflections on PatriotismNew York Society for Ethical Culture, 2 West 64th St.

    11 a.m. Free

    What does patriotism really mean? How does one experience and express it?


    Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Heritage OPCentral Park Charles A. Dana Discovery Center, 110th Street between Lenox and Fifth Avenues

    2 p.m.-4 p.m. Free

    Heritage OP is a NYC-based powerhouse percussion and vocal ensemble that serves up irresistible grooves with a positive message.

    212-310-6600. centralparknyc.org

    Mon 4

    The Fourth with Alexander HamiltonThe New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West

    10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Free with museum entry ($20.) 17 and under, free

    Events throughout the day commemorate Alexander Hamilton.

    212-873-3400 nyhistory.org

    West Side Community Garden PicnicWest 89th Street, between Amsterdam and Columbus Avenues

    6 p.m. Free

    A free shared meal for everyone in the community — bring your favorite dish.


    Tue 5

    Meditation Morning Session JCC Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam Ave., at 76th Street

    7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m. Mon-Fri. Free but donations suggested

    Join our gifted meditation teachers every weekday morning and four afternoons a week in our beautiful Makom space for gentle instruction, sitting practice, and Q&A. End date Sept. 2

    646-505-5726 jccmanhattan.org

    Game on! Bloomingdale Library, 150 West 100th St.

    4 p.m.-5 p.m. Free

    Show off your Xbox 360 skills and challenge your friends at the library. Feel free to bring any games or controllers. For ages 12-18.

    212-222-8030 Nypl.org

    Wed 6

    ‘The Brothers Karamazov’Riverside Library 127 Amsterdam Avenue

    3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Free

    A discussion of Dostoyevsky’s tale of the violent lives of three sons, which are exposed when their father is murdered and each one attempts to come to terms with their guilt

    212-870-1810 nypl.org

    Yoga Evening Salute to the SunThe Plaza at 66th Street in Riverside Park South

    6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Free

    Wear comfortable clothing and bring your own mat.