Out & About

| 15 Aug 2016 | 01:37

    Thu 18

    ‘Summer Thursdays’ Music Festival One World Observatory

    7–9 p.m. $50

    In it’s second-to-last week, come listen to music from on high.


    Kids Show175 North End Ave.

    4 p.m. Free

    Hosted by the library in Battery Park City, a summer reading celebration.


    Fri 19

    Tai Chi 75 Battery Place, Esplanade Plaza

    8:30 a.m. Free

    Help improve balance, get exercise, and breath the fresh air off the river in the morning. Participants of all ages welcome.


    Fraunces Tavern Museum Guided Tour54 Pearl St.

    Noon. $4–$7

    Learn about New York City in Revolutionary times and the part it’s citizens played in the Revolutionary War.


    Sat 20

    Sidewalk Art Display Skyscraper Museum, 39 Battery Place

    10:30 a.m. $5, RSVP required

    This exhibit features the artwork of child 4 and older, each given the blueprint to a famous NYC building and told to draw it.


    Battery Dance Festival ReceptionPace University, 1 Pace Plaza

    6–8:30 p.m, Free (general admission)–$75

    In celebration of the Battery Dance Festival’s 35th anniversary, a special closing reception. Reservation required.


    Sun 21

    Children’s Story Time Character VisitThe Strand Bookstore, 828 Broadway

    11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Free

    A series of events for children interested in reading. Complete with a visit from any child’s favorite monkey, Curious George, an afternoon for the whole family.


    Sailing Aboard Pioneer South Street Seaport Museum, 12 Fulton St.

    Noon-2 p.m. $40–$45

    While sailing, learn about the history of New York Harbor and the Statue of Liberty. Hosted by the South Street Seaport Museum.


    Mon 22

    Learn CalligraphyChatham Square Library, 33 East Broadway

    1 p.m.–3 p.m., Free

    Observe and learn the beautiful art of calligraphy writing. Available in English and Chinese. Bring calligraphy pen.


    Impossible Blossom Art Exhibit2 West 13th St.

    Noon–6 p.m. Free

    View art on display from The New School Art Collection, featuring the work of new artists.


    Tue 23

    Book Launch McNally Jackson Books, 52 Prince St.

    7 p.m. Free

    Come to the book launch of award-winning author Kate Milford’s newest novel, The Left-Handed Fate.


    Film ScreeningAnthology Film Archives, 32 Second Ave

    6:45 p.m. Free

    A screening of Francis Ford Coppola’s thriller, “The Conversation,” made between the first two “Godfather” films.


    Wed 24

    Resumes and Cover Letters That Work Session

    133 East 13th St.

    3:30–4:30 p.m. Free, Online RSVP required

    Learn how to craft a resume and cover letter to reflect the qualities a potential employer wants to see.


    Online Shopping Tutorial Hamilton Fish Park Library, 415 East Houston St.

    10 a.m.–noon. Free

    Aimed at Internet beginners, this tutorial will inform participants on shopping online safely, as well as how to make the most of the online shopping experience. Must have an active email account to participant.