Out & About

| 29 Aug 2016 | 02:44

    Thu 1

    Water’s Edge Garden TourRandall’s Island, base of 103rd Street Bridge

    11 a.m. Free

    Join an experienced member of the Horticulture Department and learn about the flowers growing along the water’s edge. Enjoy breathtaking views of Manhattan.


    Conversation with Met EducatorMetropolitan Museum, 1000 Fifth Ave.

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

    Look at a 16th century painting, “Fish Market” by Joachim Beuckelaer in new ways through an interactive dialogue with Maria Rhor, educator at The Met.

    212-535-7710. www.metmuseum.org

    Fri 2

    GMA Concert Jason DeruloCentral Park, Rumsey Playfield at 69th Street

    7 a.m. Free, tickets required

    Hailing from Florida, R&B hitmaker, singer, songwriter and dancer—hits include: “Wiggle,” “Talk Dirty,” “In My Head” and “Whatcha Say.”


    Poetry and Devotion in Indian PaintingMetropolitan Museum, 1000 Fifth Ave.

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

    In this Met exhibition and tour, delve into Hindu regional schools of painting between the 16th and 19th century and see how they gave form to courtly interests in poetry and music.

    212-535-7710. www.metmuseum.org

    Sat 3

    Gallery Exhibition: Rabin Mondal Dag Modern Gallery, 41 East 57th St.

    Noon-2 p.m. Free

    Last day to view “Kingdom Of Exile - A Rabin Mondal Retrospective.”

    212-457-9037. www.dagmodern.com

    Visions of ConfinementHunter East Harlem Gallery, 2180 Third Ave.

    3 p.m. Free

    Photographic exhibition: “A Lens on Women in the United States Prison System.”

    212-772-4000. www.hunter.cuny.edu

    Sun 4

    Electric Zoo Festival Randall’s Island Park

    Annual electronic music festival (Sept 2-Sept 4) features music’s leading lights and superstars-in-the-making. Get on your dancing shoes. Buy tickets at electriczoofestival.com

    Colloquy on WorkNew York Society For Ethical Culture, 112 West 64th Street

    11 a.m.

    Monica Weiss leads a discussion about that word — labor — its importance in our physical, mental and spiritual well-being. An exploration of how labor, in its broadest sense, can elevate or undermine our humanity.

    212-874-5210. http://www.nysec.org/

    Mon 5

    Heart of the Park TourCentral Park, 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue

    11 a.m. Free

    Walking tour through the heart of Central Park. Enjoy a great variety of its scenic, sculptural, and architectural elements. Register in advance for easiest check-in. Meet: Samuel F. B. Morse statue.

    212-310-6600. centralparknyc.org

    Art in the Round Public ToursGuggenheim Museum, Fifth Avenue and 88th Streetg

    2 p.m. Free with museum admission

    Kandinsky and Moholy-Nagy with Ellen Edelman, gallery educator. Explore the artistic visions of two Bauhaus masters.


    Tues 6

    Author Event: Amor TowlesBarnes & Noble, 150 East 86th St.

    7 p.m. Free

    NYT bestselling author of “Rules of Civility,” presents his transporting new novel, “A Gentleman in Moscow,” — an unrepentant aristocratic count is sentenced to house arrest inside a luxury hotel across from the Kremlin.

    212-369-2180. www.barnesandnoble.com

    Piano in Bryant ParkBryant Park, between the Bryant Park Grill and Bryant Park Cafe

    12:30-2:30 p.m. Free

    Swing on by for toe-tappin’ performances by New York’s finest, playing ragtime, stride and jazz to your and My Heart’s Delight.

    212-768-4242 www.urbanmgt.com

    Wed 7

    Biographer Jean Edward Smith: ‘Bush’Roosevelt House, 47-49 East 65th St.

    6 p.m. Free

    Distinguished presidential biographer discusses his new book, Bush, about the 43rd president of the United States, George W. Bush.


    ‘ADHD Nation’ Barnes & Noble, 150 East 86th St.

    7 p.m. Free

    New York Times reporter Alan Schwarz offers a groundbreaking and definitive account of the widespread misdiagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and its serious effects on children, adults and society

    212-369-2180. Stores.Barnesandnoble.com