Out & About

| 06 Oct 2016 | 04:08

    Thu 13

    Blackwell’s IslandRoosevelt Island Library, 524 Main St.

    6:30 p.m. Free

    Nathalie Belkin, a city archivist, will review the recent digitization, conservation and preservation of The Almshouse Ledger Collection, 1758-1952, which documents much about the numerous institutions on Blackwell’s Island.


    Drink Plant PartyUNO’s, 220 East 86th St.

    7 p.m. $65

    Come out for food, drinks and planting. Learn how to create a succulent terrarium garden.


    Fri 14

    ‘Agnes Martin: With My Back to the World’Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Ave.

    1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m. Free with museum admission

    Come check out screenings for this documentary about the internationally renowned painter.

    212-423-3575, www.guggenheim.org

    Harry PotterBarnes & Noble, 150 East 86th St.

    6 p.m. Free

    A kick-off to the fall season with the release of the illustrated edition of “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.”

    212-369-2180, www.stores.barnesandnoble.com

    Sat 15

    New York Opera Forum Concert67th Street Library, 328 East 67th St.

    1:30 p.m. Free

    The New York Opera Forum will perform selections from Lucrezia Borgia by Gaetano Donizetti.

    212-734-1717, www.nypl.org

    The Saint Paul Chamber OrchestraKautmann Concert Hall, 1395 Lexington Avenue

    8 p.m. $38

    The orchestra, joined by pianist Jeremy Denk, makes its 92Y debut in its first New York appearance since 2011.

    212-415-5500, www.92y.org

    Sun 16

    Halloween Howl and Healthy Hound FairCarl Schurz Park, East 86th St. and East End Avenue

    Noon-3 p.m. Free

    Come see 200 creatively costumed pups strut their stuff at this annual dog costume event.

    212-459-4455, www.carlschurzparknyc.org

    Carducci QuartetThe Frick Collection, 1 East 70th St.

    5-6:30 p.m. $45

    212-288-0700, www.frick.org

    Mon 17

    ‘Letter From an Unknown Woman’Neue Galerie, 1048 Fifth Ave.

    4 p.m. Free

    A screening of Max Ophüls’ 1948 film.

    212-994-9439, www.neuegalerie.org

    ‘Connie Cook: a Documentary’Marymount Manhattan College, 221 East 71st St.

    6-8 p.m. Free

    This free screening will be followed up by a talk back with state Sen. Liz Krueger and others.

    212-490-9535, www.conniecookfilm.com

    Tue 18

    ‘The King’s Daughters’Florence Gould Hall, 55 East 59th St.

    4 and 7:30 p.m. $14; $7 with student ID

    This French film is based on a true story about a boarding school for daughters of the penniless aristocracy and its deterioration.

    800-982-2787, www.fiaf.org

    29th Annual Hilla Rebay Lecture: Carrie Lambert-BeattySolomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Ave.

    6:30 p.m. Free

    Award-winning author Lambert-Beatty discusses parafiction, her term for artistic reality experiments that encourage viewers to practice a range of belief states the way musicians practice scales.

    212-423-3575, www.guggenheim.org

    Wed 19

    Book Signing: ‘TURBULENCE’

    Shakespeare & Co, 939 Lexington Ave., at 69th Street

    Annette Herfkens signs her memoir about survival and resilience.

    7 p.m. Free

    212-772-3400. events@shakeandco.com.

    Trunk ShowCalypso St. Barth, 900 Madison Ave.

    2-6:30 p.m. Free

    Come out for drinks and fashion tips at this trunk show hosted by Fashion Rabbit NYC.