CB2 Traffic & Transportation CommitteeOur Lady of Pompeii Church, 25 Carmine St., Father Demo Hall
Presentations by MTA NYC Transit on proposed extension of the M1 bus and by NYC DOT on proposed bike lane on Eighth Street.
Exploring Philip K. Dick’s Divine MadnessJefferson Market Library, 425 Avenue of the Americas
Kyle Arnold, a psychologist and author of the recent psychobiographical book “The Divine Madness of Philip K. Dick,” will be interviewed by Adi Avivi, Psy.D., a psychologist who specializes in severe mental illness and personality disorders.
‘Mechanics of Love’The Paradise Factory, 64 East Fourth St.
8 p.m. $18.
In a play by Dipika Guha, man who forgets everything falls in love with a ballerina who forgets nothing. Until, that is, she falls in love with him. All in the New York premiere
212-279-4200. paradisefactory.org or tobyforproductions.com
THORNS OF THE CROWNSheen Center for Thought & Culture/The Black Box Theater, 18 Bleecker St.
Sept. 9 & 10, 7:30 p.m. $35
A new dance/theater work created by Spain’s Ramon Oller, inspired by the most powerful of Shakespeare’s tragedies, with choreography and staging by Ramon Miller. web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/962773
ASL-interpreted Shabbat Service Town & Village Synagogue, 334 East 14th St., Between First and Second Avenues
A service with full readings from the Torah and Haftorah. A Kiddush (refreshments and social hour) will follow. All are welcome.
Brendan WenzelMcNally Jackson Books, 52 Prince St.
11:30 am. Free.
Author Brendan Wenzel celebrates his new book, “They All Saw a Cat,” by reading, signing books and helping kids create surprising cat art.
‘Table of Silence’ 9/11 commemorationJosie Robertson Plaza, Lincoln Center at 62nd Street
8:15 am. Free
The sixth rendition of a public performance tribute that’s been embraced around the world. As choreographed by Jacqulyn Buglisi, a key moment comes at 8:46 a.m., when dancers turn their wrists with open palms and extend their arms to the sky for one minute, evoking the simple gesture of universal peace.
Balanchine’s Gounod SymphonyNYU, Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, 566 LaGuardia Place
3 p.m. $20-$25; students, $15
In collaboration with The Center for Ballet and the Arts at NYU, The Suzanne Farrell Ballet will perform a staging-in-process showing of the second movement of the rarely seen ballet Gounod Symphony.
CB 1, Planning Committee1 Centre Street, Room 2202A-North,
NYC Street Design Manual — Presentation by Patrick Smith , Project Manager & Wendy Feuer, Assistant Commissioner of Urban Design + Art + Wayfinding, NYC DOT
International Literature Book ClubMcNally Jackson Books, 52 Prince St.
The book group, led by Sarah McNally, will be reading “Paris Stories” by Mavis Gallant.
Amernet String QuartetNational Opera Center, 330 Seventh Ave.
8:30 p.m. $20
Premieres of “music to picture” works by Steve Horowitz, Nataliya Medvedovskaya, Adam Reifsteck, Rolando Gori, Christopher Kaufman and Shie Rozow. The Quartet will also perform Frederic Kaufman’s String Quartet No. 6.
Chelsea Grasslands ToursTour location provided via email following RSVP.
9 a.m and 6 p.m.
Ecology of a Grassland: Learn about the ecosystem of the prairie, and how the plants of the Chelsea Grasslands perform important ecological functions for the horticulture of the High Line.
Mobilizing Privilege Against The New Jim CrowThe New School, Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, 55 West 13th St.
A roundtable discussion led by activist, author, and New School graduate Cecily McMillan about how privilege can be used as a tool in social justice efforts. McMillan will be joined by JLove Calderón, Hernan Carvente, Renée Feltz and Five Mualimm-ak.
CB 4, Clinton\Hell’s Kitchen Land Use Committee
Cameo Studios – 307 West 43rd St., Studio B