Out & About

| 26 Jun 2015 | 03:18

    Fri 3

    Iconic Views of Central Park TourCentral Park, Dairy Visitor Center, mid-Park at 65th Street

    11 a.m. $15

    Take a tour of some of the most famous parts of Central Park, including the Dairy, Bethesda Terrace, and the Literary Walk.

    212-310-6600. www.centralparknyc.org/events/individual-events/iconic-views-of-central-park-tour-7-3-2015.html

    Get Pop Cultured: Doctor Who Barnes & Noble, 150 East 86th St.

    7 p.m. Free

    If you’re a fan of BBC’s Doctor Who, you are invited to dress up as your favorite character and enjoy trivia, giveaways and lots of fun at this event.

    212-369-2180. www.store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/event/4860034

    Sat 4

    Start with Art at the Met Carson Family Hall, Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education, 1000 Fifth Ave., at 82nd Street

    11 a.m.-noon. Free with museum admission

    Attend this family event to share ideas, stories, sketching and many other gallery activities that bring works of art to life.


    Design KidsCooper Hewitt Design Center, 111 Central Park North

    11 a.m.-3 p.m. Free

    A challenge workshop geared towards kids 5-12. Through a series of activities related to Cooper Hewitt’s current exhibition, kids are encouraged to take on the role of art designers and let their imaginations run wild. Admission is free, but advance registration is required.

    212-849-8400. www.cooperhewitt.org/event/design-kids-07-04-2015/

    Sun 5

    Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Los Soneros de OrienteCharles A. Dana Discovery Center, inside the Park at 110th St., between Lenox and Fifth Avenue

    2-4 p.m. Free

    Los Soneros de Oriente is a band that specializes in Cuban son, a Latin American style of folk music considered to be the ancestor of modern salsa.

    212-310-6600. www.centralparknyc.org/events/individual-events/harlem-meer-los-soneros.html

    Fashion-Plate Collages Gallery 204 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave., at 82nd Street

    1 p.m.-4 p.m. Free with museum admission and free for children under 12 with an adult

    Sunday studio at Gallery 204 gives you the chance to try your hand at creating works of art in the galleries, while participating in activities led by an artist.


    Mon 6

    19th Precinct Community Council Meeting Precinct Station House, 153 East 67th St.

    7 p.m.

    On the first Monday of every month, the 19th precinct, which has one of the densest populations in the nation, gets together for a community council meeting, where they discuss matters like reducing crime and keeping the community safe.


    The Dalai Lama’s Vision92nd Street Y. Buttenwieser Hall, Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street

    8 p.m. From $30

    As the Dalai Lama turns 80 on July 6th, writer Dan Goleman discusses his new book A Force for Good: The Dalai Lama’s Vision for Our World and refines the wisdom that can help us live a more giving and healthy life.


    Tue 7

    FIAF First Tuesdays French Institute Alliance Francaise, 22 East 60th St.

    4 p.m.-8:30 p.m. From $5

    If you want to get a taste of France without having to physically go there, this is the place to be. This fun evening offers numerous events and activities for French-lovers and speakers of all levels.


    Rooms with a View Garden Courts at Frick Collection, 1 East 70th St.

    2 p.m.-2:10 p.m. Free with museum admission

    Docents from the museum present a 10-minute talk every Tuesday through Friday and this day’s topic is about beautifully architected rooms with equally beautiful views.

    212-288-0700. www.frick.org

    Wed 8

    Songs and Stories in St. Catherine’s Park St. Catherine’s Park, 1245 First Ave.

    10:30 a.m. Free

    This program is specifically for children who haven’t began speaking yet or have just started speaking. Presenters will be signing children’s favorite songs, dancing their favorite dances and reading their favorite books.

    212-734-1717. www.nypl.org

    New Parent Get-Togethers 92nd Street Y. Weill Art Gallery, Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street

    10:30 a.m.-noon. $10

    92Y is cultural community center that brings people all over the world together to connect. Director of 92Y’s Parenting Center, Sally Tannen is inviting parents to bring their babies to this event to get together, share, learn and make new friends.


    Thu 9

    Museum Highlights Great Hall at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave., at 82nd Street

    11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Free with museum admission

    Take a tour of the museum, where you will see a selection of the best works of art representing different cultures and time periods.


    Unlikely HeroesWebster Library, 1465 York Ave.

    4 p.m. Free

    This reading program will offer multicultural stories and fables that celebrate unlikely heroes. The lesson this program aims to teach children is not to judge a book by its cover.

    212-288-5049. www.nypl.org