Out & About

| 22 Aug 2016 | 11:33

    Thu 25

    Charlie Parker Jazz Festival screening: Bill Evans: Time RememberedThe New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music’s Jazz Performance Space, 55 West 13th St.

    7:30 p.m. RSVP required

    Bruce Spiegel has produced a complete documentary giving you insights into Bill Evans the musician and the person. Post-film discussion with Spiegel.


    Free Kayaking Pier 26 The Downtown Boathouse, 235 Hudson River Greenway

    Tue, Wed, Thu evenings through Sept. 15, 5-7:30 p.m. Weekends & holidays through Oct. 10, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

    The free activity also serves to educate how far environmentalists have come in cleaning up the Hudson River.


    Fri 26

    Who’s the King? New Amsterdam Library, 9 Murray Street

    2 p.m.

    Adults and teens, beginners and masters, play chess, checkers and Scrabble and compete for the right to be crowned King.


    ‘The Night Porter’ (Il portiere di notte)Rubin Museum of Art, 150 West 17th St.

    9:30-11:30 p.m. $10

    Simon Critchley introduces this showing of Liliana Cavini’s 1974 psychological drama starring Charlotte Rampling and Dirk Bogarde.

    212-620-5000. rubinmuseum.org/events/events

    Sat 27

    2016 Miles for Melanoma New York CityRoosevelt Island, Firefighter Field, 405-425 Main Street.

    7:30-11 a.m. Free.

    A 5k run/walk for the whole family that will allow participants to help raise funds to support research, education and advocacy for melanoma.

    202-591-4058. join.melanoma.org/site/TR?fr_id=1220&pg=entry

    sign-language-interpreted Shabbat Service Town & Village Synagogue, 334 East 14th St.

    10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

    A service with full readings from the Torah and Haftorah with Naomi Brunnlehrman and Craig Fogel. A Kiddush (refreshments and social hour) will follow Services. All are welcome.


    Sun 28

    Hudson River Nature WalkChristopher Street Fountain — Pier 45 at Hudson River Park, 353 West St.

    9-10 a.m. Free

    Learn about Hudson River Park’s wildlife by joining knowledgeable naturalists on guided nature walks along the Park’s esplanade every Sunday at 9am.

    212-627-2020. www.hudsonriverpark.eventbrite.com

    Inaugural WALK for the Hydrocephalus AssociationHudson River Park, Pier 84.

    8:15 a.m.

    Money raised will support the HA’s national goal to raise more than $1.5 million for critical hydrocephalus research and program services. To register or participate, visit HAwalk.kintera.org/NYC, call 888-598-3789, x21 or email at walk@hydroassoc.org.

    Mon 29

    Community Board 4 Executive CommitteeBoard Office, 330 West 42nd Street, 26th Floor

    6:30 p.m.


    Federal Reserve Bank Tour33 Liberty St. between Nassau and William Streets

    1-2 p.m. Free, reservations required

    Learn about the role of the New York Fed and the Federal Reserve System in setting monetary policy, promoting financial stability, and serving communities to advance economic growth.

    (212) 720-5000 www.newyorkfed.org

    Tue 30

    NY Comics & Picture-story SymposiumThe New School, Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, 2 West 13th St.

    7 p.m.

    Benjamin Marra and Josh Bayer discuss process, influences and what it means to be cartoonists who are much indebted to comics history as they are committed to making their permanent mark on comics future.


    StargazingOn the High Line at West 14th Street

    Dusk to 30 minutes before park closes. Free

    Get up close and personal with the celestial bodies. Peer through high-powered telescopes with the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York.


    Wed 31

    Sixth Precinct, Community Council25 Carmine St.

    7:30 p.m.

    Meetings are held on the last Wednesday of each month.


    ‘The Primates of Park Avenue’Mulberry Street Library, 10 Jersey St.

    6 p.m.

    Discussion the book by Wednesday Martin. Copies available at the library.