Out & About

| 21 Dec 2015 | 03:28

    Thu 24

    “Not Exactly Christmas Eve” Concert92nd Street Y, Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street, Kaufmann Concert Hall

    7:30 p.m. From $60

    David Broza’s annual extravaganza

    212-415-5500. www.92y.org/Uptown/Event/David-Broza

    Third Church of Christ, Scientist’s Christmas Gift583 Park Ave., at 63rd Street

    6:30 p.m.

    Sing Christmas carols. Hear inspirational country singer Cherie Brennan make her New York City debut.

    212-838-1870. ThirdChurchNYC.com.

    Fri 25

    Power of Pictures Jewish Museum 1109 Fifth Ave., at 92nd Street

    11:15 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

    “Mother,” “Salt for Svanetia,” “October” and “Storm Over Asia.” Part of the museum’s Soviet film series.

    212-423-3200. thejewishmuseum.org/calendar/events/2015/12/25/power-of-pictures-film-screenings-mondays-and-fridays

    Heart of the Park TourCentral Park, in front of the Samuel F. B. Morse statue, inside the Park at 72nd Street.

    2 p.m. Free

    Walk straight through the heart of Central Park and enjoy a great variety of its scenic, sculptural, and architectural elements.

    212-868-0190. www.centralparknyc.org/events/individual-events/heart-of-the-park-tour-12-25-2015.html

    Sat 26

    Ethel & Friends Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave, at 82nd Street, Great Hall Balcony

    5-8 p.m. Free with museum admission

    JP Jofre’s Hard Tango Chamber Band, with JP Jofre, bandoneón; Ralph Farris, violin; and Pablo Cafici, piano. Works by Jofre, Piazzolla and Federico.

    212-535-7710. www.metmuseum.org/events/find-events

    Health and Race WalkingCentral Park, North Meadow Recreation Center, mid-Park at 97th Street.

    9:30 a.m. Free

    This low-impact fitness program is perfect for those who want to get in shape, build muscle tone, strength and increase cardiovascular health.

    212-310-6600. www.centralparknyc.org/events/individual-events/Health-and-Racing-Walking-Clinic-12-26-2015.html

    Sun 27

    No Home MovieThe Museum of Modern Art Theater 1, 11 West 53 St.

    5 p.m. $12; Seniors, $10, Students, $8.

    Chantal Akerman’s final movie.


    Brunch/Social HourNew York Society for Ethical Culture, 6th floor school cafeteria, 2 West 64th St.

    12:30 p.m. Free

    212-874-5210. www.nysec.org/calendar-date_nysec

    Mon 28

    Stay Well Exercise67th Street Library. 328 East 67th St.

    11 a.m. Free

    Stay Well volunteers certified by the NYC’s Department for the aging will lead participants in a well-balanced series of exercises for seniors of all ability levels. Please wear loose comfortable clothing.

    212-734-1717. www.nypl.org/events/programs/2015/12/14/stay-well-exercise

    LUIGI. a Benefit-Tribute ConcertPeter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway.

    7:30 p.m. $85

    212-864-5400. www.symphonyspace.org/event/8973/Dance/luigi-a-benefit-tribute-concert

    Tue 29

    When Belief Meets ArtMetropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave, at 82nd Street, Gallery 534

    11-Noon. Free with museum admission.

    Michael Norris, art historian and lecturer, discusses how medieval artists created otherworldly and unreal visions in sculpture, mosaic, tapestry and painting to help Christians sustain their belief.

    212-535-7710. www.metmuseum.org/events/find-events

    Nature Exploration Hike for FamiliesDana Discovery Center, Central Park, 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues

    11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

    And Urban Park Ranger program focused to families and participants who will enjoy observing the Park’s wildlife while learning about its ecosystems.

    212-628-2345. www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/12/29/nature-exploration-hike-for-families

    Wed 30

    Nature Exploration: The Pinetum85th Street and Central Park West in Central Park

    11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

    Created in the 1970s, this section of the park contains a variety of pine trees species. The Urban Park Rangers discuss the special adaptations and characteristics of the trees and their evergreen cousins.

    212-628-2345. www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/12/30/nature-exploration-the-pinetum

    Do you see what I see? Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave, at 82nd Street, Gallery 534

    11-Noon. Free with museum admission.

    Maria Rhor, of the museum’s education department, discusses perspective, realism and illusionism in 17th century Dutch paintings and how lines between reality and illusion become blurred.

    212-535-7710. www.metmuseum.org/events/find-events