Out & About

| 14 Jul 2015 | 11:36

    Fri 17

    Friday Movie: The Incredibles Chatham Square Library, Community Room, 33 East Broadway

    2-4 p.m. Free.

    Follow a family of superheroes, each with a unique power, throughout their journey to save a city from a rogue robot.

    (212) 964-6598. www.nypl.org/events/calendar?location=15

    Baby Soda Jazz Band: Hudson River Park’s Sunset on the HudsonPier 45 in Hudson River Park, Greenwich Village, off of Christopher Street

    7 p.m. Free

    End your week by watching the sunset behind Lady Liberty every Friday night as local musicians perform at New York’s very own Hudson River Park.

    212-561-7445. www.hudsonriverpark.org/events/series/sunset-on-the-hudson

    Sat 18

    International Keyboard Institute & Festival Hunter College, The Kaye Playhouse, 695 Park Avenue

    8 p.m. All Concerts $20 - Festival Concert Pass $200

    Come enjoy music from students around the world, lectures presented by world-class pianists and masterclasses.

    212-772-4448. www.hunter.cuny.edu/kayeplayhosue

    From Freight to FlowersHigh Line, Gansevoort Street entrance.

    10 a.m. Free

    The story behind New York City’s park in the sky told over a 75-minute tours led by High Line docents who offer an insider’s perspective on the park’s history, design, and landscape. Space is limited. Get there at least 15 minutes early to guarantee a spot.


    Sun 19

    Open StudioWhitney Museum, at 99 Gansevoort St.

    10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Free with museum admission.

    Families with children of all ages are invited to get inspired through the museum’s exhibition, American is Hard to See, and start crafting. Each week a different art making project is offered.

    212-570-3600. www.whitney.org/Events/OpenStudioJuly2015

    Sunday Brunch City Winery, 155 Varick St.

    10 a.m.–2 p.m. $10.

    Enjoy your brunch while listening to live music by The Klez Dispensers.

    212-608-0555. info@citywinery.com

    Mon 20

    Stop Motion Productions: Four Workshops, Four FilmsSeward Park Library, 192 East Broadway

    2 p.m. Free.

    All teens are welcome to join this hands-on tech-based workshop where they’ll work with iPads, clay and other materials to created slow-motion films.

    212-477-6770. www.nypl.org/events/calendar?location=67

    Kweskin & The Jug BandCity Winery, 155 Varick St.

    6-9:45 p.m. $30-45.

    Come enjoy some blues, country, ragtime, jazz and rock music by the Kweskin & The Jug Band.

    212-608-0555. info@citywinery.com

    Tues 21

    Book Discussion Hunter College, Roosevelt House, 47-49 East 65th St.

    6-8 p.m. Free.

    Steve Fraser discusses his book The Age of Acquiescence: The Life and Death of American Resistance to Organized Wealth and Power. The book examines how and why Americans resisting powerful public figures has diminished.

    212-396-7919. www.roosevelthouse.hunter.cuny.edu/events/steve-fraser-the-age-of-acquiescence/

    How to Ask for Money: Skills for Freelancers and Startups with Jenny OdegardSouth Plaza, 23rd Street, Broadway and Fifth Avenue

    6:30. Free but space is limited. RSVP requested

    Hosted by the Flatiron Partnership, with General Assembly, this is one of series of free tech education classes.

    RSVP at www.FlatironDistrict.NYC/summerseries

    Wed 22

    Shooting from the Hip: Mobile Video for ProducersThe New School, Theresa Lang Auditorium, 55 West 13th St. at 6th Ave.

    7-9 p.m. Free but RSVP requested.

    Listen to five panelists involved in the media industry discuss the importance of mobile video production.

    Register at www.producersguild.org/events/event_details.asp?id=658200#

    Writing WorkshopSeward Park Library, at 192 E. Broadway

    3-4:30 p.m. Free.

    Encourage the development of your childrens’ writing skills in this summer workshop. Children ages 6 to 12 will write their own stories, plays or poetry while working with Writopia Lab instructors all of whom are published writers or produced playwrights.

    212-477-6770. www.nypl.org/events

    Thurs 23

    Creative Dream Entertainment Union Square Park, Children’s Activities Pavilion

    1-4 p.m. Free.

    Kids ages 1-10 are invited to spend their afternoon making various arts and crafts. Experts from Creative Dream will help your children get creative this summer.


    We Were Promised JetpacksPier 84 in Hudson River Park, Maritime Entertainment District, 555 12th Ave.

    6-9 p.m. Free

    Hudson River Rocks continues its 17th season of free outdoor summer concerts with a performance by We Were Promised Jetpacks.

    212-561-7445. www.hudsonriverpark.org/events/we-were-promised-jetpacks