Out & About

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    Thu 28

    Summer Evenings in the GardensMerchant’s House Museum, 29 East 4 Sts.

    6:30-8 p.m. $13

    This is the last day to experience the Merchant’s House Museum’s Gardens tour. Enjoy this guided tour while light refreshments are served.


    Summer in the Square Lunchtime JazzWest Side Seating Area, Union Square Park

    Noon–1:30 p.m. Free

    Summer in the Square features performances by students of the School of Jazz, with special guest Jasper Dutz and his jazz trio.


    Fri 29

    ‘SlowDownTown’Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place6 p.m., pay what you can, reservations required

    A chance to relax on a Friday evening with peaceful music, massages and meditation, all with a beautiful view of the Hudson.


    Roman Ondak: Learning to Walk The High Line at 13th St.

    11 a.m.–Noon. Free

    The Slovakian-born artist invites mothers to teach their young children how to walk as part of a performance piece, based on his experience of teaching his own child how to walk.

    Sat 30

    Rally HealthFest Nelson A. Rockefeller Park in Battery Park City

    9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Free

    an outdoor health festival with a free fitness bootcamp, yoga classes, massage, kids’ area and more.


    Ultimate Frisbee Battery Park City Conservancy, 75 Battery Place

    11 a.m. –1 p.m., Free

    Organized games that welcome drop-in players of all ages and skill levels.


    Sun 31

    Sail On PioneerSouth Street Seaport Museum, 12 Fulton St.

    1–3 p.m., $28–$32

    Sail on a historic cargo-ship schooner, commissioned to sail the Delaware River in 1885. Boarding will be at Pier 16. Bring a picnic lunch.


    ‘Broken City, Wall Street’35 Cedar St.

    5 p.m., $25 – $35

    Part flash-mob, part walking tour and part participatory event: Site-specific and immersive theater, lead by an artistic team that mixes American Sign Language with dance and storytelling.


    Mon 1

    Senior Walking ClubFountain at Pier 84, West 44th Street at the Hudson River

    11 a.m.

    Shape Up NYC is a free citywide fitness program offered by NYC Parks in partnership. www.hudsonriverpark.org/

    Rosie Herrera Dance Theatre & Provincial Dances TheatreThe Joyce Theater, 175 Eighth Ave.

    Aug. 1-6, programs and times vary. Tickets start at $10

    Part of the American Dance Festival. Provincial Dances Theatre from Yekaterinburg, Russia, makes its New York debut


    Tue 2

    Tai Chi High Line, under the Standard Hotel, at West 12th Street

    9:30-10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, through September. Free

    For beginners. Join us for an introductory practice of the different moves included in the basic tai chi set.

    RSVP: www.thehighline.org/activities

    Michael Kinder Works on Paper Flowers Gallery, 529 West 20th St.

    10 a.m.–6 p.m. Free

    Thus exhibition surveys two important periods of development during Kinder’s long career, including works from the 1960s and the 2000s.


    Wed 3

    ‘A Zumer Concert’YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, 15 West 16th St.

    7- 8:30 p.m. $10-$15

    Violinist/vocalist/composer Alicia Svigals and accordionist Lauren Brody will perform a program of Yiddish songs old and new and of euphoric klezmer fiddle music, in their first concert reunion since the days of their 1990’s all-women band Mikveh.

    212-294-8301. www.cjh.org/

    ¡ARRIBA!: Latin Dance Party with Aurora Flores y Zon del Barrio High Line, Chelsea Market Passage, at West 16th Street

    7-9 p.m. Free.

    Dance la noche away. Aurora & Zon del Barrio perform foot-stomping, funk-based, music from

    all corners of the Barrios!

    RSVP: www.thehighline.org/activities