Out & About

| 31 May 2016 | 10:18

    Thu 2

    Community Board 8Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, 331 East 70th St.

    6:30 p.m.

    Parks and Recreation Committee, Review of plans for the renovation of the playground at Carl Schurz Park, final planning for the June 25 community gathering at the Queensboro Oval Park.

    212-758-4340. cb8m.com/events/parks-and-recreation-committee-7

    ‘NIGHT AFTER NIGHT’96th Street Library. 112 East 96th St.

    2 p.m. Free

    Archie Mayo’s 1932 feature about an ex-boxer who buys a high-class speakeasy and falls for a rich society girl staring George Raft, Constance Cummings and Mae West.


    Fri 3

    ‘Music and Art from the Court of Charles I,’ by SonnambulaThe Frick Collection, 1 East 70th St.

    6-7 p.m. $40; members, $35.

    English music spanned a range of styles when Anthony van Dyck served as court painter to Charles I. In this Salon Evening, period music ensemble Sonnambula will perform treasured works from the 16th and 17th centuries in celebration of the special exhibition ‘Van Dyck: The Anatomy of Portraiture.’

    212-288-0700. www.frick.org/

    Artisanal Cider TastingMt. Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden, 421 East 61st St.

    6-8 p.m. $30; members, $25

    Join in the garden for an evening of cider tastings from an array of both local cider vendors and distributors of European ciders

    and include tastings and snacks.

    212-838-6878. http://www.mvhm.org/

    Sat 4

    The Aherne Sheehan School of Irish DanceSt. Jean Baptiste High School, 173 East 75th St.

    5:45-9:30 p.m. Adults, $35; under 13, $15; under 5, $5.

    Local dancers of all ages will take to the stage to perform traditional and modern Irish dancing routines that are sure to wow the audience and get their toes tapping. ahernesheehan.com/ceili.html

    ‘Taste of Murray Hill’Park Avenue between 34th and 40th Streets

    11 a.m.-6 p.m.

    The Murray Hill Neighborhood Association, one of the oldest community associations in New York, hosts its annual festival. crafts, antiques and collectible exhibiton.


    Sun 5

    Meet Murasaki ShikibuThe New York Society Library, 53 East 79th St.

    3 p.m. In advance, $20; at the door, $25

    A new play about the immortal author of “The Tale of Genji”

    212-288-6900. www.nysoclib.org/

    The Yiddish Walk of FameTour begins at the southwest corner of Second Avenue and 12th Street.

    10:45 am. $25-$30. Tickets must be purchased in advance and will not be sold on site.

    Elissa Sampson to explore the roots of American theater and popular culture through a tour of historic sites along Second Avenue. Stops will include the Yiddish Arts Theatre, Cafe Royale, the Yiddish Rialto Starwalk and the Community Synagogue. Length of the tour will be about half a mile.

    212-534-1672. www.mcny.org/event/yiddish-theater-walking-tour

    Mon 6

    19th Precinct community council153 East 67th St.

    7 p.m.

    The precinct community council meets the first Monday of the month


    Curing Medicare92nd Street Y, Lexington Avenue and 92nd Street

    Noon. From $25

    Primary-care doctor Andy Lazris discusses How our Health Care System is Failing Older Americans and How We Can Fix It

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

    Tue 7

    ‘The Sun Also Rises’92nd Street Y, Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street

    7 p.m. from $25.00

    Lesley Blume and Adam Gopnik discuss the real experiences that inspired Hemingway’s novel and how Hemingway created his own legend.

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

    The Seated Stage67th Street Library, 328 East 67th St.

    5 p.m. Free

    The play-reading group, which meets monthly, reads aloud from Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Texts supplied.


    Wed 8

    Revolution: Mapping the Road to American IndependenceThe New York Society Library, 53 East 79th St., Members’ Room

    6:30 p.m. $10 with advance registration; $15 at the door

    Richard H. Brown and Paul E. Cohen with Barnet Schecter discuss the period 1755 to 1783.

    212.288.6900. www.nysoclib.org/events

    In Our TimeMet Breuer, 945 Madison Ave.

    6:30-9 p.m. Free, seating on first-come basis

    An architecture and design lecture series presenting the best thinkers, makers, and builders today. With Sam Aldenton, Second Home; Beatrice Galilee, Daniel Brodsky Associate Curator of Architecture and Design, The Met; Jeff Maki, Intersection; and Anna Puigjaner, MAIO Studio.

    212-731-1675. www.metmuseum.org/events/