Out & About

| 28 Apr 2016 | 12:21

    Thu 5

    Opera Scenes Hunter College, 68th and Lexington, North Building, Lang Recital Hall

    8 p.m. Free

    Opera Scenes directed by Susan Gonzales

    212-772-5020. www.hunter.cuny.edu/calendar/

    East 79th Street Neighborhood Association Temple Shaaray Tefila, 250 East 79 St. (entrance on Second Avenue)

    6 p.m.

    Items include 19th Precinct police report on neighborhood safety, reports and updates from elected officials. Guest speaker: to be announced

    Fri 6

    ‘Not Your Mother’s Senior Center’Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Senior Center at Saint Peter’s Church, 619 Lexington Ave., near 53rd Street

    9 a.m.-2 p.m.

    A conference for community members interested in meeting new people and learning more about the programs and services available at the center. The event will feature presentations and workshops. Noon lunch.

    Registration required at loneill@lenoxhill.org or 212-218-0481.

    Van Dyck NightThe Frick Collection, 1 East 70th St.

    6-9 p.m. Free

    A night of free programs and special after-hours viewing of ‘Van Dyck: The Anatomy of Portraiture.’ There will be gallery talks, sketching, and live music. First come, first served.

    212-288-0700. www.frick.org/calendar#/?i=3

    Sat 7

    Reading Art, Telling Stories The Met, 1000 Fifth Ave.

    10 a.m.-1 p.m. Free

    Discover how art coveys, evokes and inspires stories. Registration is required.



    English Conversation Group 67th Street Library, 328 East 67th St.

    11 a.m.-1 p.m. Free

    Talk with native speakers and language learned about current events, New York City, family and more.


    Sun 8

    Lines, Shapes, and Landscapes Jewish Museum, 1109 Fifth avenue at 92nd St.

    11:30 a.m.-12: 30 p.m. Free w/ admission

    Engage in works of art and exciting activities and gallery tours. Ages 4 -10

    212-423-3200. thejewishmuseum.org/calendar/events/2016/05/08/sunday-art-discoveries-5.8.16

    Frames Fit for a Mother Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Ave.

    11 a.m.-2 p.m. Free w/ admission

    Create a special gilded frame for the mom in your life on Mother’s Day.

    212-534-1672. www.mcny.org/event/frames-fit-mother

    Mon 9

    Film and Video Curated by Bidoun Projects Guggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Ave.

    1 p.m. Free w/ admission

    A screening of diverse films and videos providing an unusual vantage on the veracity politics of the moving image.


    Monday Night Reading Group 150 East 86th St., at Lexington Avenue

    7 p.m. Free

    Join the Monday Night Reading Group in discussing ‘The Unfortunate Importance of Beauty’ by Amanda Filipacchi.



    Tue 10

    ‘Anarchist’s Guide to Historic House Museums’Manhattan Church of Christ, 48 East 80th St.

    6:30 p.m.

    The book’s authors talk about what incites museum professionals to break the rules in order to stem eroding visitorship, engage adjacent communities and enlist these properties as protagonists for social programs.

    212-496-8110. landmarkwest@landmarkwest.org

    The Kidnapping of Michel Houellebecq FIAF, Florence Gould Hall, 55 East 59th St.

    4 & 7:30 p.m. $14; students w/ ID, $7; Members: day of, free and in advance, $3.

    A film screening of France’s most incendiary novelist, who was allegedly kidnapped in 2001. In French with English subtitles.

    212-355-6100. www.fiaf.org/events/

    Wed 11

    Burt Weissbourd Reads Corner Book Store, 1313 Madison Ave., at 93rd Street

    6:30 p.m. Free

    Weissbourd reads from the third work in the Corey Logan Trilogy.


    Preschool Program 96th Street Library, 112 East 96th St.

    11:15 a.m. Free

    Stories and films for preschoolers.