Out & About

| 06 Jul 2015 | 01:36

    Fri 10

    Shababa Bakery92nd Street Y, Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street

    10:15 a.m. Free for adults, $15 for children

    Bring your kids along for this unforgettable experience, where they will get to feel the squishy Challah dough in their hands and taste the warm bread that they made with their family.


    Bilingual Story Time 67th Street Library, 328 East 67th St.

    11:00 a.m. Free

    Attend this event and bring your children if you want them to have an early start at learning different languages. Ms. Gomez will read stories and sing songs in both English and Spanish for children aged 18 months to 5 years.

    212-734-1717, www.nypl.org

    Sat 11

    Chess Lecture and Simul Series: Grandmaster Irina KrushChess and Checkers House, (mid-Park at 64th Street)

    10 a.m.-3 p.m.

    Grandmaster Irina Krush demonstrates and teaches lead moves on the board, followed by a simul game for up to 30 players. Not for beginner chess players.

    212-794-4064. www.centralparknyc.org/events/individual-events/chess-lecture-simual-series-irina-krush-7-11-15.html

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

    11 a.m.-Noon. Free with museum admission, free for children under 12 with an adult

    The theme at the museum this month is fashion. Attend this event to share ideas and stories and other activities that bring fashion works of art to life.


    Sun 12

    Acting Seminar in Central ParkCentral Park Offsite

    10 a.m.-1 p.m. From $50

    For prospective actors, attend this seminar to free your impulse, develop imagination and enhance creativity through warm-up routines, techniques and games.


    Sunday Sketch Garden Court at the Frick Collection, 1 East 70th St.

    1 p.m.-3 p.m. Free with museum admission

    Join an afternoon informal sketching session at the Frick. Visitors of all levels are invited to attend and materials will be provided.

    212-547-0704. www.frick.org

    Mon 13

    Landmarks Committee Meeting Regina Peruggi Room at the Marymount Manhattan College, 221 East 71st St.

    6:30 p.m. Free

    During this meeting, the Landmarks Committee of Community Board 8 will review Certificate of Appropriateness applications, designations and similar matters for the 925 Park Avenue Historic District Building.


    Film ScreeningNeue Galerie at the Museum for German and Austrian Art, 1048 Fifth Ave.

    4 p.m.-5:40 p.m. Free

    If you want to know more about Russia and its history, attend this film screening of Russian Ark by Aleksandr Sokurov. It tells the story of a 19th century French aristocrat and his memoirs about his life in Russia.

    212-628-6200. www.neuegalerie.org

    Tue 14

    Imagination Academy 67th Street Library, 328 East 67th St.

    1 p.m.-3 p.m. Free

    Join famous author Vicki Cobb who will tell us about her books and writing process and lead a writing workshop, where attendees will get to create their own stories.

    212-734-1717. www.nypl.org

    Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman: A Reading 92nd Street Y, Kaufmann Concert Hall, Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    7:30 p.m. From $24

    Actor Mary Badham reads from Harper Lee’s new novel.


    Wed 15

    Exhibition Tour — Sargent: Portraits of Artists and FriendsGallery 999 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd St.

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

    In this exhibition, you will get to meet close friends of John Singer Sargent, who designed portraits that allowed him to experiment informally and create insights into the character of his viewers.


    Bad Hair Does Not Exist! Barnes & Noble, 150 East 86th St.

    1:30 p.m. Free

    Author Sulma Arzu-Brown will present a reading of her new children’s book Bad Hair Does Not Exist, which instills empowerment for all girls, boys, women and men to inspire them to proudly proclaim that they love their hair.

    212-369-2180, www.barnesandnoble.com

    Thu 16

    Super Cool Stories & Art67th Street Library, 328 East 67th St.

    3:30 p.m. Free

    For kids aged 5-10, attend this event and be prepared to get messy. Kids will get to design art projects of their own and listen to fun stories.

    212-734-1717, www.nypl.org

    The 23rd Precinct Community Council Meeting 23rd Precinct, 164 East 102 St., between Lexington and Third Avenues

    6:00 p.m. Free

    Join the Police Department in this meeting if you are a resident and have the desire to improve the quality of life in your community.

    212-860-6430, www.nyc.gov