Out & About
Thu 12‘Mystic K2’ | Lecture
Czech Center, 321 East 73rd St.
7 p.m. Free
Exhibition of photos by Czech scientist and photographer Petr Jan Juraand, accompanied by a one-night special event. RSVP.
646-422-3399. czechcenter.comGalette des Rois
FIAF, Le Skyroom, 22 East 60th St.
6:30-8:30 p.m. $35
Celebrate the new year with an event that dates back to the middle ages, with a slice of galette des rois, a glass of cider and savory bites.
Fri 13RUSSIAN PARTY
Vella Wine Bar & Kitchen, 1480 Second Ave.
6:30-8:30 p.m. $100
Old Russian New Year’s Eve: live band and DJ, 4-course dinner (tip and tax included), drink a la carte. Pre-register.
212-335-0456. vellanyc.comRamah Minyan
Park Avenue Synagogue, 50 East 87th St.
The first Ramah Minyan of 2017, including singing Ramah Shabbat tunes. Friends of Ramah welcome. Oneg to follow. RSVP.
Sat 14‘Monster Trucks’ | Film
City Cinemas, 210 East 86th St.
1 p.m. $15 adult; $12 child
Cutting edge visual effects and state-of-the-art CGI, ‘Monster Trucks’ is an action-filled adventure for the whole family.
212-744-1999. citycinemas.comSquash Championship
Grand Central Terminal, 100 East 42nd St.
8 a.m. $8-$170
World’s squash stars in week of international competition played beneath iconic chandeliers in Vanderbilt Hall with stadium for 500; free standing room area. Through 1/19.
Sun 15Brown Comedians
Comic Strip Live, 1568 Second Ave.
8 p.m. $15 plus two item min.
‘The Big Brown Comedy Hour’ features top ‘Brown’ comedians Arab, Indian, Iranian, Pakistani and others — “the last laugh before Trump deports us.”
212-861-9386. comicstriplive.comFrench Party
Consulate General of France, 934 Fifth Ave.
100 CEOs and C-levels of French retailers and e-commerce entrepreneurs in New York for the occasion.
Mon 16mlk Activism Family
Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Ave.
10 a.m.-6 p.m. $14
Celebrate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with performances by The NYC Gospel Choir.
212-534-1672. mcny.orgFLASH MOB
Flash Mob America, 79th Street & Fifth Avenue
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Pre-register
Want to be in a flash mob? Now’s your chance: “We Choose Love” rehearsal 10 a.m.-noon, mob at 1 p.m.; directed by Lynne Taylor-Corbett.
Tue 17Firemen Party
Mad River, 1442 Third Ave.
7-11 p.m. $15-$25
This party is only open to men that are legitimate and active/retired firefighters and EMS providers. Open to women of all professions.
212-988-1832. OnSpeedDating.comMemoir | Reading
The Corner Bookstore, 1313 Madison Ave.
6-7:30 p.m. Free.
Sheila Kohler reads from her memoir, “Once We Were Sisters.”
Wed 18Reading Group
Barnes & Noble, 150 East 86th St.
7 p.m. Free.
A discussion of Fredrik Backman’s “A Man Called One.”
212-369-2180. barnesandnoble.compiano trio
Consulate General of the Republic of Bulgaria, 121 East 62nd St.
7 p.m. Free
Program includes the compositions of Schubert (Trio in B-flat Major) and Haydn (Trio).
MUST READ NEWS
Sign up to get our newsletter emailed to you every week!
- Enter your email address in the box below.
- Select the newsletters you would like to subscribe to.
- Click the 'SUBSCRIBE' button.