Out & About

| 22 Aug 2016 | 11:33

    Thu 25

    “Tootsie”Central Park, Sheep Meadow and 72nd Street Cross Drive

    Gates and DJ from 6:30 pm; movie at 8 p.m. Free

    A classic comedy of the 80s: troublesome actor applies for a job even though the job is for a woman.


    Jazz on the PlazaSt. Peter’s Church, 619 Lexington Ave. at 54th St.

    12:30 p.m. Free

    Held in the public outdoor plaza these midday concerts are open to the general public. Bring lunch or purchase food from area vendors.

    212-935-2200. www.saintpeters.org

    Fri 26

    Moholy-Nagy and the Moving ImageSolomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Ave.

    11 a.m.-5:45 p.m. Free with museum admission

    Program includes documentaries about László Moholy-Nagy and the Bauhaus, selections of abstract cinema, works by contemporary filmmakers inspired by the artist.

    212-423-3500. www.guggenheim.org

    Jason AldeanCentral Park, Rumsey Playfield, 69th Street and Fifth Avenue

    7-9 a.m. Free ticketed event

    The Georgia-born singer has had 14 number ones on the country charts including “Why,” “She’s Country,” “Big Green Tractor” and “The Truth.”


    Sat 27

    2016 Miles for MelanomaRoosevelt Island, Firefighter Field, 405-425 Main Street

    7:30-11 a.m. Free

    A 5k run/walk for the whole family that will allow participants to help raise funds to support research, education and advocacy for melanoma.

    202-591-4058. join.melanoma.org

    Sign-language-interpreted Shabbat Service Town & Village Synagogue, 334 East 14th St.

    10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Free

    A service with full readings from the Torah and Haftorah with Naomi Brunnlehrman and Craig Fogel. A Kiddush (refreshments and social hour) will follow Services.


    Sun 28

    Roz Chast: Cartoon MemoirsMuseum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Ave.

    10 a.m.-6 p.m. Free-$14

    Urban, often Jewish, anxiety is the name of the game in the drawings of Roz Chast.

    www.mcny.org. 212-534-1672

    Nature Sanctuary Central Park, Hallett Nature Sanctuary, East Side 60th-62nd Streets

    2 p.m. Free

    Visitors can explore the normally closed sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail. See how the conservancy has restored this native woodland garden for birds and other wildlife.

    212-310-6600. www.centralparknyc.org

    Mon 29

    Salsa MondaySession 73, 1359 First Ave., at 73rd Street

    6-11 p.m. Free

    Join the crowd for free Salsa dancing lessons at 7:30, followed by band/DJ at 9 p.m.

    212-517-4445. www.session73.com

    Heart of the Park Tour Central Park, Samuel F. B. Morse statue, Fifth Avenue and 72nd Street

    11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Free

    On this east-west walk see some of the Park’s most well-known landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, the Lake and Strawberry Fields.

    212-794-6564. www.centralparknyc.org

    Tue 30

    Writing Family HistoryStephen A. Schwarzman Library, 476 Fifth Ave.

    Noon. Free

    Explore the history of the places where your family lived, tips for creating a cohesive narrative, and why writing a family history is the ultimate goal of genealogy research.

    917-275-6975. www.nypl.org

    Tour of Gracie Mansion11 a.m., 2 & 3 p.m. Free

    Gracie Mansion in Carl Schurz Park, 88th Street and East End Avenue

    The de Blasio family have opened their doors and have introduced a new art installation, titled “Windows on the City: Looking Out at Gracie’s New York.”

    212-676-3060 on.nyc.gov/gracietour

    Wed 31

    The Birth of SakéAsia Society Museum, 725 Park Ave.

    6-7:30 p.m. Free (Reservations Recommended. Limit 2 tickets per person)

    Documentary showing how saké is produced in Japan in the traditional artisanal way.

    212-288-6400. asiasociety.org/new-york

    Book Club: “Strangers on a Train”Terence Cardinal Cooke-Cathedral Library, 560 Lexington Ave.

    6 p.m. Free

    Discuss Patricia Highsmith’s psychological thriller about two men who agree to “trade” murders so that neither will be suspected in the death of their respective victim.

    212-752-3824 www.nypl.org