Out & About

| 30 Jun 2016 | 03:25

    Thu 7

    ‘La Bohème’Sylvia and Danny Kaye Playhouse, East 68th St. between Park and Lexington Ave.

    7:30 p.m. $25-$65

    Young artists will be performing Puccini’s story of love and loss.

    212-772-4448. hunter.cuny.edu

    Picture Book Story TimeYorkville Library, 222 East 79th St.

    2 p.m. Free

    Children ages 3 and older can come meet friends at the library and listen to some of their favorite picture books read aloud.

    212-744-5824. nypl.org

    Fri 8

    Porcelain in the PorticoThe Frick Collection, 1 East 70th St.

    Noon. Free with museum admission

    In the Frick’s Garden Court, educators will give a 10-minute talk focusing on selected items from the exhibition “Porcelain, No Simple Matter: Arlene Shechet and the Arnhold Collection.”

    212-288-0700. frick.org

    Get Pop-Cultured: ‘Finding Dory’Barnes & Noble, 150 East 86th St.

    7 p.m. Free

    A celebration of family and all things Dory. Participants can join in a scavenger hunt as well as other activities and giveaways.

    212-369-2180. stores.barnesandnoble.com

    Sat 9

    Roosevelt House Guided TourRoosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College, 47 East 65th St.

    10 a.m. Free

    The former townhouse of the Roosevelt family offers visitors a chance to learn about the family, and to explore spaces where public policy of the 20th century was shaped.

    212-396-7919. hunter.cuny.edu

    Martin Creed Curatorial TalkPark Avenue Armory, 643 Park Ave.

    3 p.m. $25

    Humberto Moro, curatorial assistant for The Back Door, will have an hour-long conversation about British artist Martin Creed with John Schaefer, music critic and WNYC host.

    212-616-3930. armoryonpark.org

    Sun 10

    The Playful LandscapeJewish Museum, 1109 Fifth Ave., at 92nd Street

    12-5 p.m. $65

    At this studio workshop for adults, visitors will explore the concepts of architect Roberto Burle Marx by viewing his exhibition, finding art in nature, and learning about topography and composition.

    212-423-3200. thejewishmuseum.org

    Sunday SketchThe Frick Collection, 1 East 70th St.

    1-3 p.m. Free with museum admission

    In the Frick’s Garden Court, there will be an afternoon of informal sketching. Visitors of all skill levels are welcome, and materials are provided.

    212-288-0700. frick.org

    Mon 11

    ‘Write Your Story’ Shakespeare & Co, 939 Lexington Ave at 69th Street

    July 11-13, 10:30 a.m.-noon. $60

    A writing workshop for 12 to 15 year-old, with Judith Hannan, the author of “The Write Prescription.” When: July 11-13, 10:30am to 12pm

    212-772-3400. events@shakeandco.com

    Children’s Story TimeLogos Bookstore, 1575 York Ave.

    11 a.m. Free

    Logos will host their weekly reading of children’s books and musical entertainment, provided by Lily.

    212-517-7292. logosbookstorenyc.com

    Tue 12

    Mizrahi and Kalman: A CollaborationJewish Museum, 1109 Fifth Ave. at 92nd Street

    2-3 p.m. Free with museum admission

    This talk focuses on Isaac Mizrahi’s collaboration with Maira Kalman and is led by Viktorya Vilk, assistant manager of gallery programs, in conjunction with the Mizrahi exhibition.

    212-423-3200. thejewishmuseum.org

    CB8 Budget Committee MeetingBoard office, 505 Park Ave.

    6:30 p.m.

    Community Board 8’s budget committee holds a public hearing for FY 2018 district needs and capital and expense budget priorities.

    212-758-4340. cb8m.com/

    Wed 13

    Book ReadingShakespeare & Co, 939 Lexington Ave., at 69th Street

    7 p.m.

    Local author Caroline Angell will read from her debut novel “All the Time in the World”


    Book ReadingThe Corner Bookstore, 1313 Madison Ave., at 93rd Street

    6 p.m.

    Author Elizabeth Birkelund will read a portion of her latest novel, “The Runaway Wife,” about Jim Olsen, a man who travels to the Swiss Alps after being fired from a high-power finance job.

    212-831-3554. cornerbookstorenyc.com