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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
a citylaw Breakfast with Commissioner Mark G. PetersNew York Law School, 185 West Broadway.
CityLaw’s Breakfast series continues with Mark G. Peters, Commissioner of NYC’s Department of Investigation rsvp Required.
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.
Teen author reading night Jefferson Market Library, 425 Ave. of the Americas between Ninth and 10th Streets
6 p.m., Free
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.
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.
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.