Out & About

| 29 Feb 2016 | 05:36

    Thu 3

    CB8 Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting Brick Presbyterian Church, 62 East 92nd St.

    6:30 p.m.

    Join the committee and share ideas that will be presented to the city’s Parks Department in its mission to finalize recommendations for the Queensboro Oval.

    212-758-4340. cb8m.com/events/parks-and-recreation-committee-5

    East 79th Street Neighborhood AssociationTemple Shaaray Tefila, 250 East 79 St. (Entrance on Second Avenue)

    6 p.m.

    Agenda includes 19th Precinct police report on neighborhood Safety. Councilman Ben Kallos is a scheduled guest speaker.

    Fri 4

    Elizabeth Taylor: A private life for public consumption92nd Street Y, Lexington Avenue at 92nd St. Noon. From $25

    Writer and professor Ellis Cashmore traces our modern, hyperactive celebrity culture back to a single instant: the publicizing of Taylor’s scandalous affair with Richard Burton by photographer Marcelo Geppetti in 1962.

    212-415-5500. www.92y.org/Event/Elizabeth-Taylor

    Career Lab — Working with Words The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave.

    4:30-6:30 p.m. Free, reservations encouraged

    For ages 15-18 thinking about life after high school. Explore careers in the arts and hear from museum professionals and experts.

    212-535-7710. metmuseum.wufoo.com/forms/teen-programs-ages-1518/

    Sat 5

    Break Free of Limiting Beliefs67th Street Library, 328 East 67th St.

    2-3:30 p.m. Free

    Professional coach Barbara Phillips helps participants get clarity about what is holding them back from what they desire in life and learn simple strategies to move beyond limitations.

    212-734-1717. www.nypl.org/events/programs/2016/03/05/break-free-limiting-beliefs-barbara-phillips

    Workshop and Lecture on mini-samplersMount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden, 421 East 61st St.

    2 p.m. $10. Reservations required.

    Christine Griffiths, a doctoral candidate at Bard Graduate Center and scholar in the field of textiles and needlework, will give a lecture on samplers. A walk through the current exhibit, A Wealth of Knowledge: Samplers and Women’s Education, follows.


    Sun 6

    Open Studio for Families Guggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Avenue

    1-4 p.m. Free with museum admission

    Join our drop-in art making program and discover more about themes and materials. Perfect for families with children 5 and up.

    212-423-3618. www.guggenheim.org/new-york/calendar-and-events/2016/03/06/open-studio-for-families-5/5378

    Storybooks and Art Jewish Museum, 1109 Fifth Avenue at 92nd St.

    1:30-2 p.m. Free with museum admission

    Listen to a story from our children’s book favorites and participate in an activity.

    212-423-3200. thejewishmuseum.org/calendar/events/2016/03/06/storybooks-and-art-winter-spring-2016

    Mon 7

    “When Women Win: Emily’s List and the Rise of Women in American Politics” Roosevelt House, 47-49 East 65th St.

    6-8 p.m. Free

    Ellen Malcolm, founder and chairman of Emily’s List, on women and politics, will discuss her book, “When Women Win: Emily’s List and the Rise of Women in American Politics”

    212-396-7919. www.roosevelthouse.hunter.cuny.edu/events/ellen-malcolm/

    19th Precinct Community Council153 East 67th St.

    7 p.m.

    The community council meets the first Monday of the month at the precinct station house.


    Tue 8

    National Academy School Open HouseNational Academy Museum & School, 5 East 89th St.

    6-8 p.m. Free with registration

    Join to learn about our Studio Art Intensive program and various courses offered. Food and beverages will be offered along with open sketch class and portfolio reviews.

    212-996-1908. events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07ebx9rq5u06e5eb8a&llr=8ftu7ycab

    A civil argument Zebu Grill, 305 East 92nd St.

    7 p.m. from $10

    Rabbi Andy Bachman, the Bronfman Center director of Jewish content and ritual, leads a discussion on race and identity, one in a series of conversations about topical issues and Jewish values in today’s world.

    Wed 9

    How to Talk to your kids about sex in the Digital Age French Institute, Florence Gould Hall, 55 East 59th St.

    7 p.m. General $25; FIAF members, $20

    A panel discussion about how to answer questions about puberty, sex, and sexuality in the “digital age” with parents with children ranging from elementary to teenagers.


    How to Fight HomelessnessMuseum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Ave., at 103rd Street

    6:30 p.m. $16; students/seniors, $12; museum members, free.

    A conversation with leading advocates in homeless services working on the issue’s forefront to empower those in need.

    212-534-1672. www.mcny.org/event/fighting-homelessness