Out & About

| 10 Jul 2015 | 02:26

    Fri 17

    New York Through the Decades: La Ciudad 92nd Street Y, Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    10:00 a.m. From $30

    A movie from the 1900s about the struggles of newly arrived immigrants.


    Exhibition Tour — Fatal Attraction: Piotr Uklański PhotographsGallery 851 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave. at 82nd Street

    10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Free with museum admission

    Uklański’s work integrates cultural references to create memorable and stimulating images.


    Sat 18

    Quiet Study Room 67th Street Library, 32 East 67th St

    10 a.m. Free

    For adults, senior citizens, book lovers and even businesspeople, if you are interested in having a completely quiet space with no talking, no cellphones and no noise at all to focus on some work, then the quiet study room is the place to be.

    212-734-1717. www.nypl.org

    The High Line and its Environs Gansevoort & Washington Street

    11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. From $35

    Come take a tour of the High Line by trekking around while taking in the view of the park and surrounding buildings.


    Sun 19

    Get Pop-Cultured: Manga Mania Barnes & Noble, 150 East 86th St.

    9 a.m. Free

    If you’re interested in the popular style of Japanese comic books and graphic novels, attend this session to discover more about them and learn how to draw manga. You will also have the chance to enjoy special offers, giveaways and activities.

    212-369-2180, www.barnesandnoble.com

    Sunday Movie: Come Live With Me Mid-Manhattan Library, 455 Fifth Ave.

    2:00 p.m.-3:15 p.m. Free

    Come discover what it’s like to be a refugee in this movie that tells the story of a Viennese refugee that marries a struggling author platonically only so she can stay in the U.S.

    212-340-0863, www.nypl.org

    Mon 20

    New York Therapy Dogs R.E.A.D. Webster Library, 1465 York Ave.

    3 p.m. Free with pre-registration required

    Enjoy a one-on-one session of reading time with a therapy dog. All these furry friends are licensed and their owners can’t wait for you to spend some time with them.

    212-288-5049. www.nypl.org

    Storytime in Nolen Library Metropolitan Museum of Art, Uris Center for Education, 1000 Fifth Ave. at 82nd Street

    3 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Free

    Gather around for some family fun with singing, reading and lots of fun. A part of the event includes a self-guided gallery hunt in the Museum of Metropolitan Art.


    Tue 21

    Housing Committee Meeting for Community Board 8

    Location to be announced

    6:30 p.m. Free

    Attend this meeting to see what plans the Community Board has for housing, housing finance, housing discrimination and much more.

    212-758-4340. www.cb8m.com

    May FoolsFIAF, Florence Gould Hall, 55 East 59th St.

    4 & 7:30 p.m. Free for members; non-members, $13; students, $7

    Louis Malle’s 1990 film about a family contending with its own revolutionary impulses in May 1968. In French with English subtitles. Wine reception follows the screening. 212-355-6100

    Wed 22

    SWINGTIME BIG BANDCarl Schurz Park, John Finley Walk, atop the East 86th Street mall.

    7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Free, with limited seating available.


    Game on @ WebsterWebster Library, 1465 York Ave.

    4 p.m. Free

    Bring your kids and their friends and let them show off their skills and challenge each other to a game of their choice at the library.

    212-288-5049. www.nypl.org

    Thu 23

    Members’ ThursdayNeue Galerie, 1048 Fifth Ave.

    6 p.m.-8 p.m. Free with membership

    This is a chance for members of the museum along with their guests to enjoy two remarkable German and Russian art exhibitions in a more private environment than usual.


    Family Story Time Children’s Room at Yorkville Library, 222 East 79th St.

    2 p.m. Free

    Bring your kids and meet up with your friends at the library to listen to some of the best picture book stories.

    212-744-5824. www.nypl.org