Out & About

| 22 Nov 2016 | 04:01

    Thu 24

    NYC Pilgrim Pedal23rd Street and the East River.

    8 a.m. $35, including breakfast

    The destination is a Brooklyn Diner via Queens and Brooklyn in rain, light snow, or shine. Round trip is 20-24 miles over “fairly easy” terrain at leisurely pace. Pre-registration required.


    Winter Village Bryant Park

    8 a.m.-10 p.m.

    Free skating on a 170-foot-by-100-foot rink. $20 to rent skates.


    Fri 25

    International Film FestivalMilbank Teachers College, Columbia University, 525 West 120th St.

    6 p.m., reception at 8 p.m. Films and discussion: $25; films, discussion & VIP reception: $50

    Opening night of the African Diaspora International Film Festival, with a showing of “The Naked Poet,” Jason Barrett’s 2016 feature.

    212-864-1760. nyadiff.org/Evacuation Day CommemorationFederal Hall National Museum, 26 Wall St.

    9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free

    The National Park Service’s commemoration of the 233rd anniversary of Evacuation Day, when British Troops left Manhattan during the American Revolutionary War.

    215-597-7013. www.nps.gov

    Sat 26

    Lower East Side gallery tour195 Chrystie St., near Stanton Street

    1 p.m. $25

    Visit seven modern art galleries in the downtown center for contemporary art, stopping at exhibits in painting, sculpture, electronic media & photography.

    917-250-0052. www.nygallerytours.com

    Singles Pizza CrawlTriona’s, 237 Sullivan St.

    5-8 p.m. $10

    Join pizza tour guide Beauregard and other 30 to 50-year-old singles on a walking trip to three different pizza places.

    212-982-5222. www.trionasnyc.com

    Sun 27

    Heart of the Park TourCentral Park, 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue

    11-12:30 p.m. Free

    An east-to-west tour of Central Park, led by Central Park Conservancy guides.


    ‘Klaps! 50 Twarzy Greya’

    Tribeca Performing Arts Center, 199 Chambers St.

    Midnight. $45-65

    Opening night of a parody of “50 Shades of Gray.”

    212-220-1460. www.tribecapac.org

    Mon 28

    ‘Black Square: Adventures in Post-Soviet Ukraine’ The Half King, 505 West 23rd St.

    7 p.m.

    Readings of a distinctive writer’s fascinating journey into the heart of a troubled region.

    212-462-4300. www.thehalfking.com/

    Professional Development for New York City TeachersWhitney Museum, 99 Gansevoort St., floor 3

    4-6 p.m.

    Open to New York City visual arts teachers. A hands-on, inquiry-based tour among galleries, considering how the content can relate to curriculum and teaching practice.

    212-570-3600. whitney.org/Events

    Tue 29

    Teen Craft HourMulberry Street Library, 10 Jersey St.

    4 p.m. For ages 13 to 18 years

    Make something cute, useful and unique.

    212-966-3424. www.nypl.org/events/calendar

    Tree LightingHoward Hughes Corp., 19 Fulton St.

    Midnight. Free

    Light up the night with holiday spirit during the annual South Street Seaport tree lighting ceremony.

    212-732-8257. www.southstreetseaport.com

    Wed 30

    The Curse of CashMuseum of American Finance, 16 Fulton St.

    6-8 p.m. $15

    Economist Kenneth Rogoff discusses why the world should rid itself of paper money.

    212-908-4110. www.moaf.org

    Google Drive, Part 2Muhlenberg Library, 209 West 23rd St., Conference Rm.

    2:30-4:30 p.m. Register by phone or in person.

    Learn how to create, edit and share documents online using Google’s free web app platform.

    212-924-1585. www.nypl.org/events/calendar