Out and About

| 10 Apr 2015 | 05:33


    Nature Illuminated: A Tiffany Gallery PreviewNew York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West and 77th Street


    Check out a preview of the upcoming December collection of Tiffany lamps that will be on display. 8 out of the 100 lamps will dazzle at the Rotunda.

    (212)873.3400, www.lincolnbid.org/events?year=2015&month=04&day=17

    Fashioning the Body: An Intimate history of SilhouetteBrad Graduate Center, 18 W. 86th St., between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue

    11am-6pm, $7

    Check out the evolution of clothing and how they change the way our bodies look.

    (212) 501-3000, www.bgc.bard.edu


    UPPER BROADWAY Spring festivalBroadway between 110th and 116th streets

    11am-5pm, Free

    The 25th annual festival, sponsored by the Broadway Mall Association, Interfaith Assembly on Homelessness and Housing, and Upper West Side Recycling Center.

    (212)764-6330, www.mortandray.com

    NYC Council Participatory Budgeting VoteRiverside Park Library, 127 Amsterdam Ave. and 65th Street

    12pm-7pm, Free

    Vote on how the your tax dollars will be spent to improve the Upper West Side. Choose up to five projects that you wish to get funded. Ages 16 and older are eligible to vote.

    (212)873-0282, www.helenrosenthal.com/participatory-budgeting-voting/


    Poetry Reading New York Society for Ethical Culture- Room 508, 2 West 64th St. and Central Park West

    9:30am, Free

    Come out for a morning full of poetry. All are welcome.

    (212)874-5210, www.nysec.org/calendar-date_nysec

    New York Travel FestivalHostel International, 891 Amsterdam Ave., between 103rd and 104th streets


    Explore travel opportunities and make connections at the travel festival.

    (646)766-1518, www.nytravfest.com


    Healthy Teen Relationship ForumMacaulay Honors College, 1st Floor Lecture Hall, 35 West 67th St., between Columbus Avenue and Central Park West

    6-8pm, Free

    Learn how we could focus on early prevention against campus assault by educating middle and high school students on healthy relationships. Please RSVP on Eventbrite. Space is limited.

    (212)669-8300, www.manhattanbp.nyc.gov/html/news/events.shtml

    The Art of Real 2015Elinor Bunin Monroe Film Center, 70 Lincoln Center Plaza

    11am-12am, $14

    Enjoy documentaries from around the world screening at the Film society as part of the annual Art of Real series.




    Hello from Japan! Dance to the Beat of you own drumChildren’s Museum of Manhattan — The Tisch Building, 212 West 83rd St., between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue

    2:45-4:45pm, Free with paid admission

    A taiko is a traditional Japanese drum. Create your own taiko-inspired drum and learn a traditional rhythm to play on it.

    (212)721-1223, www.cmom.org/visit/calendar

    The Butterfly Conservatory: Tropical Butterflies Alive in WinterAmerican Museum of Natural History, Central Park West and 79th Street

    10am-5:45, Suggested donation $22, seniors and students $17, children 2–12 $12.50,

    Dive into Spring by checking out the Butterfly Conservatory at Museum of Natural History. Open to all ages.

    (212)769-5100, www.amnh.org


    Her Name is Rose Barnes & Noble, 2289 Broadway and 82nd Street

    7pm, Free

    Singer/songwriter Carlene Carter joins author Christine Breen as she talks about her book about an ill mother in Ireland who tries to track her daughter’s biological before she dies.

    (212)362-8835, www.store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/event/86350

    Swan LakeSymphony Space, Peter Jay Sharp Theater, 2537 Broadway and 95th Street

    1pm, general/$23, Member/$21, 30 years and under/$15

    Come enjoy this romantic ballet classic about a beautiful woman who transforms into a swan. Show is about 2.5 hours.

    (212) 864-5400, www.symphonyspace.org/event/8540/Dance-Film-Music/swan-lake


    Rodger and Hammerstein’s CarouselLaGuardia High school of Performing Arts, 100 Amsterdam Ave. and 65th Street

    7:30pm, contact for ticket prices

    As part of the Spring Drama festival students will perform Carousel based on Ferenc Molnar’s play “Liliom”. Music by Richard Rodgers.

    (212)496-0700, www.laguardiahs.org/sdf-2-rogers-and-hammersteins-carousel/

    Retro Board Gaming for Adults Riverside Library, 127 Amsterdam Ave. and 65th Street

    1pm, Free

    Do you love Chess, checkers and other board games? Are you a competitive player? Stop by the library for an afternoon of retro games. All levels are welcome.

    (212) 870-1810, www.nypl.org/events/cale