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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.com

Galette 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.

212-355-6100. fiaf.org

Fri 13


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.com

Ramah Minyan

Park Avenue Synagogue, 50 East 87th St.

7-8:30 p.m.

The first Ramah Minyan of 2017, including singing Ramah Shabbat tunes. Friends of Ramah welcome. Oneg to follow. RSVP.

212-369-2600. pasyn.org

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.com

Squash 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.

877-946-4868. tocsquash.com

Sun 15

Brown 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.com

French Party

Consulate General of France, 934 Fifth Ave.

6:30-8:30 p.m.

100 CEOs and C-levels of French retailers and e-commerce entrepreneurs in New York for the occasion.

212-472-3933. NRFrenchParty.com

Mon 16

mlk 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.org


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 17

Firemen 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.com

Memoir | Reading

The Corner Bookstore, 1313 Madison Ave.

6-7:30 p.m. Free.

Sheila Kohler reads from her memoir, “Once We Were Sisters.”

212-831-3554. cornerbookstorenyc.com

Wed 18

Reading 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.com

piano 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).

212-935-4646. mfa.bg

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