Out & About

| 22 May 2015 | 04:37

    Fri 29

    Flatiron Safety and security950 Broadway, at 23rd Street.

    8:30 a.m.-10 a.m.

    Capt. Brendan Timoney, the commanding officer of the 13th Precinct, will discuss safety and security in the Flatiron District as part of the Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership’s Speaker Series.

    RSVP: 212-741-2323 or flatirondistrictsafetyspeakerseries.eventbrite.com

    One World Observatory OpeningOne World Trade Center, 1 World Trade Center

    9 a.m-midnight, adults/$32, seniors/$30, children/$26

    Perched on the three highest floors of the western hemisphere’s tallest building is the new observatory for people to see NYC on a whole other level.

    884-696-1776. www.oneworldobservatory.com

    Sat 30

    Film Screening: Representing Our Shades of ArtThe New School, 63 Fifth Ave., at 13th Street

    1 p.m.-4:30 p.m., Free but RSVP required

    Check out film projects created by high school seniors that covers the success stories of artists and designers from under-represented backgrounds.

    212-229-5108. www.events.newschool.edu/event film_screening_representing_our_shades_of_art#.VV9KL1bjPwI

    Jefferson Market Gardens Children’s Festival of Flowers14 Greenwich Ave., at Ninth Street

    11 a.m.-2 p.m., Free.

    Children can enjoy three hours of free crafts treats and stories for preschool and elementary school children. Rain date on May 31st.

    212-727-7038. www.jeffersonmarketgarden.org/childrensactivities.html

    Sun 31

    Spring Adoptapalooza Union Square Park, North Plaza, Broadway and East 17th Street

    12 p.m.-5 p.m.

    More than 300 lovable dogs, cats and bunnies will be available for adoption to new families, come out and check out these animals.

    212-252-2350. www.animalalliancenyc.org/events/featured/adoptapalooza/index2015A.htm

    George Cables TrioVillage Vanguard, 178 Seventh Ave. South, at 11th Street

    8:30 p.m., $30 plus one drink minimum

    George Cables leads a combo with bassist Essiet Essiet and drummer Victor Lewis. Come enjoy an evening of entertainment.

    212-255-4037. www.villagevanguard.com

    Mon 1

    The Duchamp SyndromeFlea Theatre, 41 White St., between Broadway and Church Street

    7 p.m., $35- $45

    The Play Company and the Mexico City’s Por Piedad Teatro collaborate to present a play about a Mexican immigrant who chases his dreams to be a comedian in NYC.

    212-266-2407. www.theflea.org

    Hudson Riverkids — Rollie Pollie GuacamoleHudson River Park, 225 West St

    6:30 p.m., Free

    Children can jam to music of Rollie Pollie Guacamole at this free evening event.

    212-766-1104. www.hudsonriverpark.org/events/series/hudson-riverkids

    Tue 2

    a citylaw Breakfast with Commissioner Mark G. PetersNew York Law School, 185 West Broadway.

    8-9:30 a.m.Free.

    CityLaw’s Breakfast series continues with Mark G. Peters, Commissioner of NYC’s Department of Investigation rsvp Required.

    212-431-2115. http://www.nyls.edu/center-for-new-york-city-law/center-for-new-york-city-law-events/

    The emerging poets fellowship readingPoets House, 10 River Terrace

    7 p.m.-8 p.m., Free

    Get a glimpse into the new poetry in New York City. Hosted by 2015 Emerging Poets Fellowship workshop leader Rachel Eliza Griffiths.

    212-431-7920. www.poetshouse.org/calendar/day/2015-06-02

    Wed 3

    Teen author reading night Jefferson Market Library, 425 Ave. of the Americas between Ninth and 10th Streets

    6 p.m., Free

    212-243-4334. www.nypl.org/events/calendar?location=39

    Young adult author David Levithan (Nick & Nora’s Infinite Playlist) hosts this month’s teen reading series, welcoming various teen authors. Join your favorite authors in a Q&A session.

    Eunuch Tapestry 5Wooster St. Window Gallery, 26 Wooster St., at Grand Street.

    12 p.m. - 6 p.m.

    Catch the last day of Zachari Logan’s exhibit showcasing large- scale drawings, ceramics, that intersects themes of masculinity, identity and memory.

    212-431-2609. www.leslielohman.org/exhibitions/2012/window-gallery/number-1-must-have.html

    Thu 4

    Alex KatzGavin Brown’s Enterprise, 620 Greenwich St., at Leroy Street

    10 a.m.-6 p.m.

    Artist Alex Katz showcases bright portraiture, landscapes and still life pieces in this exhibit that is sure to catch the eye.

    212-627-5258. www.gavinbrown.biz

    Inside/Outside TONYC’s 2015 Legislative TheaterThe New School, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall, 66 West 12th Street and Union Square

    6 p.m., Free but must RSVP.

    Check out this legislative theater festival that confronts mass incarceration and the collateral consequences of conviction.

    212-229-5108. www.events.newschool.edu/event/insideoutside_tonycs_2015_legislative_theatre_festival#.VV9eWVbjPwI