Out & About

| 07 Sep 2015 | 12:59

    Thu 10

    Returning to Our Best Selves: Yoga for the New Year

    B’nai Jeshurun, 270 West 89th St.

    10-11:30 a.m. Free.

    The first part of a Jewish-themed yoga series, where you can reflect on your life and discuss the themes of the upcoming Jewish holidays.

    212-787-7600. www.bj.org/2015/08/returning-to-our-best-selves-yoga-for-the-new-year/

    Teen Boxercise Trial Class

    JCC, 334 Amsterdam Ave.

    5:15-6 p.m. Free.

    A trial class for fitness-inclined teens. Incorporate punches and kicks into your workout!

    646-505-4444. ebiz.jccmanhattan.org/personifyebusiness/Programs/ProgramDetail.aspx?pid=625496772

    Fri 11

    Ethics and the Theater: “Come Back Little Sheba”

    NYSEC, 2 West 64th St.

    7-9 p.m. $10 guests, $5 members.

    A reading of William Inge’s “Come Back Little Sheba,” a drama about a couple locked into a disappointing marriage.

    212-874-5210. www.nysec.org/theater-9-11-2015

    The Patient’s Playbook: How to Save Your Life and the Lives of Those You Love

    Barnes & Noble, 82nd and Broadway

    7 p.m. Free.

    Author Leslie Michelson discusses his latest book, about helping people make optimal medical decisions.

    212-362-8835. store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/event/88281-0

    Sat 12

    Saturday Afternoon Movie: Grease

    St. Agnes Library, 444 Amsterdam Ave.

    2 p.m. Free.

    Summer lovin’, havin’ a blast! Come enjoy this beloved 50’s throwback musical, starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John.

    212-621-0619. www.nypl.org/events/programs/2015/09/12/saturday-afternoon-movie-grease

    National Association of Women Artists Present: Ev(e)olution V Reception

    Riverside Library, 127 Amsterdam Ave.

    3-4:30 p.m. Free.

    An art exhibition presented by the National Association of Women Artists (NAWA).

    212-870-1810. www.nypl.org/events/programs/2015/09/12/national-association-women-artists-present-eveolution-v-reception

    Sun 13

    Riverside Skate Jam

    Riverside Park Skate Park @108th Street

    12-5 p.m. Free.

    Get your skate on at this annual skating celebration at Riverside Park. Free skating, raffles, food vendors and more. Guests are required to bring their own boards and gear.

    212-408-0219. www.riversideparknyc.org/ai1ec_event/riverside-skate-jam-2015/?instance_id=4873

    Trans Parents Support Group

    JCC, 334 Amsterdam Ave.

    10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Free.

    If you have family members who are trans or nonbinary, this support group will welcome any questions, concerns or uncertainties you have.

    646-505-4444. ebiz.jccmanhattan.org/personifyebusiness/Programs/ProgramDetail.aspx?pid=632078839

    Mon 14

    Rosh Hashanah 2015

    Talia’s Steakhouse, 668 Amsterdam Ave.

    All Day. $45, $55 or $69, plus tax.

    Talia’s Steakhouse and Bar is offering three pre-paid prix fixe Rosh Hashanah menu deals. Families and friends alike are welcome.

    212-580-3770. taliassteakhouse.com/holidays/jewish-holidays/rosh-hashanah/?utm_source=Copy+of+Copy+of+Copy+of+Copy+of+Rosh+hashanah+2015&utm_campaign=new+years&utm_medium=email#.VesNQb5urzI

    Muldoon’s Picnic

    Irish Arts Center, 553 West 51st St.

    7:30 p.m. $30 premium, $25 general.

    A music and spoken word celebration, lead by Pulitzer-winning poet Paul Muldoon.

    866-811-4111. www.irishartscenter.org/literature/muldoons_picnic_9_14_15.html

    Tue 15

    A Better Life: An Exploration of Joy and Meaning in a World Without God

    NYSEC, 2 64th St.

    7-9 p.m. $10 guests, $5 members.

    A film about finding the meaning of life in a world with no life after death. Includes a discussion afterwards.

    212-874-5210. www.nysec.org/better-life-9-15-15

    Stephanie Clifford in Conversation with Malcolm Gladwell

    Barnes & Noble, 82nd and Broadway

    7 p.m. Free.

    Stephanie Clifford discusses her new book, “Everybody Rise!”, with fellow author Malcolm Gladwell.

    212-362-8835. www.facebook.com/events/105495426470353/

    Wed 16

    Midweek Movie: Rope

    Riverside Library, 127 Amsterdam Ave.

    11:15 a.m. Free.

    Two friends strangle their classmate and proceed to invite his family and friends over for dinner. From the master of suspense himself, Alfred Hitchcock.

    212-870-1810. www.nypl.org/events/programs/2015/09/16/midweek-movie-rope

    Three Avenues of Preparation: Giving of the Heart

    B’nai Jeshurun, 270 West 89th St.

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

    Help prepare yourself for Yom Kippur with this personal reflection session, guided by the question of the week, “What do I want to give?”

    212-787-7600. www.bj.org