Out & About

| 16 May 2016 | 07:18

    Thu 19

    ‘The Faerie Queene’ Logos Bookstore, 1575 York Ave.

    7 p.m.

    A reading and discussion of “The Faerie Queene” by Edmund Spenser, Book VI Cantos VIII-XII and the Mutabilitie Cantos.

    212-517-7292. www.logosbookstorenyc.com/

    ‘Constellation’Albertine, 972 Fifth Ave., at 79th Street

    7 p.m.

    French novelist Adrien Bosc and American legendary author Gay Talese will discuss “Constellation,” Bosc’s best-selling debut novel, based on the true story of the 1949 disappearance of Air France’s Lockheed Constellation and its famous passengers.

    212-461-3670. www.albertine.com/

    Fri 20

    ETHEL and FriendsGreat Hall, The Met Fifth Avenue, 1000 Fifth Ave.

    5-8 p.m. Free with museum admission

    The Wolf Gang — Amal Biskin, violin; Alexandria Boyanova, viola; Layla Rafimayeri, cello: Mia Bramel, piano — play works by Mozart, Bach and Scriabin. The New Amsterdam Trio — Daniel Rafimayeri, violin; Jane Bua, piano; John Skiera, cello — play works by Beethoven.


    Flower Garden Storytime The Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden, 421 East 61st St.

    10:30 a.m. Free with regular admission.

    Historically themed stories and crafts for ages 2-6. Listen to stories about planting a garden, and explore the different plants and flowers planted by the museum’s gardener. Afterward make a paper flower to take home.

    212 838-6878. www.mvhm.org/

    Sat 21

    The Art of the Park TourDairy Visitor Center, mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets

    11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $15, print at home only

    Discover the Park’s most artfully executed landscapes on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides. Highlights of this tour include Sheep Meadow, the Mall, Bethesda Terrace, Bow Bridge, the Ramble and Belvedere Castle.


    ThankoRama StorytimeBarnes & Noble, 150 East 86th St., at Lexington Avenue

    11 a.m. Free

    A special children’s event: A ThankoRama Storytime featuring “The Thank You Book” by Mo Willems.


    Sun 22

    Watercolor TilesThe Jewish Museum, 1109 Fifth Ave., at 92nd St

    1-4 p.m. Free with museum admission

    a Drop-In Art Workshop for the family Use square paper and watercolors to design your own “tile” art. Make each tile unique or combine them to create a scene inspired by the work of Roberto Burle Marx. Ages 3 and up

    212-423-3200. thejewishmuseum.org/

    Conversations at the CrossroadsSolomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Ave.

    3 p.m. Free with museum admission

    Columbia University professor Joseph Massad, curator Sara Raza and museum educators explore the circulation of ideas and meanings within and between exhibition artworks in “But a Storm Is Blowing from Paradise: Contemporary Art of the Middle East and North Africa.”


    Mon 23

    CityParks Seniors Fitness, RunningCarl Schurz Park, East 86th Street & East End Avenue

    Mondays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m.

    City Parks Foundation welcomes all New Yorkers, 60 and over, to participate in CityParks Seniors Fitness.

    CB 8’s Vendor Task Force CommitteeLenox Hill Hospital

    131 East 76th Street, Einhorn Auditorium

    6:30 p.m

    Manhattan Chamber of Commerce’s president, Jessica Walker, and an update from the Department of Health on Commissary rules


    Tue 24

    CityParks Seniors Fitness, YogaCarl Schurz Park, East 86th Street & East End Avenue

    Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m.

    City Parks Foundation welcomes all New Yorkers, 60 and over, to participate in CityParks Seniors Fitness.

    Emily VoigtThe Corner Bookstore, 1313 Madison Ave., at 93rd Street

    6:00 pm

    The journalist reads from her debut, “The Dragon Behind the Glass,” a story about the coveted Asian arowana, or “dragon fish,” one of the rising black market pets in the United States.

    212-831-3554. cornerbookstorenyc.com/

    Wed 25

    The Enigma of Nazi War Criminals92nd Street Y, Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street

    Noon. $25

    Drawing on his decades of experience as a psychiatrist and the dramatic advances within psychiatry, psychology and neuroscience since the Nuremberg trials, Joel E. Dimsdale discusses the findings of academics at Nuremberg.

    212-415-5500. www.92y.org/index.aspx

    Cunningham’s ‘Points in Space’New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Third Floor Screening Room

    1 p.m. Seating is first come, first served.

    David Vaughan, aka The Dance Historian, will introduce and screen Cunningham’s videodance “Points in Space.” Filmmaker Elliot Caplan will be on hand to introduce.

    917-275-6975. www.nypl.org/locations/lpa