Out & About

| 28 Dec 2015 | 04:14

    Thu 31

    Great Music at St. Bart’s — a Concert for the New YearSt. Bartholomew’s Church, 325 Park Ave. at 51st St.

    11 p.m. Free.

    An annual St. Bart’s tradition: William Trafka, Director of Music and Organist, performs a free concert to ring in the New Year. A free champagne reception follows the concert.

    212-378-0248. mmpaf.org

    A PLEA FOR PEACE Church of St. Jean Baptiste. Enter on Lexington Avenue between 75th and 76th Streets

    8 p.m. $50.

    Amor Artis Chorus and Orchestra presents its 31st New Year’s Eve concert, with Bach’s Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D Major,


    Fri 1

    Iconic Views of Central Park TourCentral Park, North Meadow Recreation Center, Dairy Visitor Center, mid-Park between 64th and 65th Street.

    11 a.m. $15 (Members $10).

    Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider’s look at some of the most iconic features of the world’s greatest urban park.


    Kabbalat ShabbatB’nai Jeshurun, 88th Street Sanctuary, 257 West 88th St.

    6:30 p.m.

    212-787-7600. www.bj.org/

    Sat 2

    Kindred Spirits: Vasily Kandinsky and Frank Lloyd WrightSolomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Ave.

    2 p.m. Free with admission and meet on the rotunda floor. No RSVP is required.

    Led by Filip Noterdaeme, gallery educator.

    212-423-3618. guggenheim.org/new-york/calendar-and-events/2016/01/05/art-in-the-round-exhibition-tour-21/5833

    Just Kidding: Sonia De Los SantosLeonard Nimoy Thalia at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway.

    11 a.m. $15; members $13.


    Sun 3

    Youth GroupChurch of St. Paul & St. Andrew, 263 West 86th St.

    1-2:30 p.m. Free.

    Youth group at Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew.

    212-362-3179. www.stpaulandstandrew.org/event/youth-group/?instance_id=17579

    TEDDY BEAR TEA Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden, 421 East 61st St.

    1–2:30 p.m. Adults, $10; children under 12, $5.

    Banish post-holiday boredom with an event for ages 3 to 6. Bring your favorite teddy (or doll) to meet Mrs. Woodhull, the proprietor’s wife, and role-play the daily activities at the Mount Vernon Hotel in 1830. Afterwards, enjoy fruit tea and cookies.

    212-838-6878 to make reservations.

    Mon 4

    Mystery Mondays: Book discussion.67th Street Library, 328 East 67th St.

    4 p.m.

    Featuring stories of suspense, secrets, and lies. This week, “The Girl on the Train” by Paula Hawkins

    (212) 734-1717 www.nypl.org/events/programs/2016/01/04/mystery-mondays-mystery-lovers-monthly-book-discussion-group

    19th Precinct 153 East 67th St.

    7 p.m.

    The precinct community council meets the first Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at the precinct station house.

    212-452-0615. www.nyc.gov/html/nypd/html/precincts/precinct_019.shtml

    Tue 5

    Torah on Tuesdays with Susan SchorrWest End Synagogue, 190 Amsterdam Ave.

    7:30-9:30 p.m.

    Drop in and join the conversation, or just listen and enjoy. No prior experience required.


    Hoda Kotb ReadsBarnes & Noble, 150 East 86th St.

    7 p.m. Free

    Today show co-anchor and author Hoda Kotb will be sharing stories from her new book, “Where We Belong: Journeys That Show Us the Way.”A Q&A and book signing follow. 212-369-2180. stores.barnesandnoble.com/event/9780061725312-0

    Wed 6

    Kill your tv reading groupLogos Bookstore, 1575 York Ave.

    7 PM

    KYTV Reading Group will discuss “The Razor’s Edge” by Somerset Maugham.

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

    Community board 8 Church of the Holy Trinity, 316 East 88th St., between First and Second aVenues, Draesal Hall

    6:30 p.m.

    A presentation by DOT regarding safety and mobility improvements on Second Avenue from 59th to 96th Streets

    212-758-4340. cb8m.com/calendar-meeting_date