Out & About

| 08 Feb 2016 | 05:25

    Thu 11

    St. Peter’s Collegiate School Senior ChoirTrinity Church, 209 Broadway

    1-1:30 p.m. Free

    Performance by a choir visiting from the United Kingdom.


    Crafternoon: Chinese New YearBattery Park City Library, 175 North End Ave.

    4 p.m. Free

    Celebrate the Year of the Monkey with a story and a noisemaker craft! All supplies will be provided by the library. Children of all ages with a grown up helper are welcome to attend.


    Fri 12

    Letters From My Grandparents: The Art of Ruth SchreiberThe Anne Frank Center, 44 Park Place

    10 a.m.-5 p.m. $5; seniors/students, $3

    Ruth Schreiber’s grandparents were among the many Jews in Europe who made the brutal decision to send their children to safety in England during Hitler’s rise. In this powerful mixed media exhibit, Schreiber tells their remarkable story through a series of artworks based on the letters they wrote to their children while abroad.

    212-431-7993. annefrank.com/

    Out to See: Dirty Churches PartySouth Street Seaport, Pier 17

    8 p.m.-midnight. Free

    Video and sound installation by Dirty Churches; live performances by Ala Muerte.


    Sat 13

    English Sword Dance FestivalSeward Park Library, 192 East Broadway

    1-2 p.m. Free

    Sword dancing is a winter celebration that has come down through the ages from the coal-mining regions of northern England. The Festival will feature both mystical, stately long sword and lively rapper sword dancing, accompanied by live music.


    Walking Tour: George Washington’s New YorkMuseum of American Finance, 48 Wall St.

    1-2 p.m. $15

    90-minute walking tour of the Financial District, with an emphasis on George Washington, Alexander Hamilton and 18th century financial history. Price includes museum admission.

    212-908-4110. http://www.moaf.org/index

    Sun 14

    The Flying Karamazov Brothers Family FunPace University, 1 Pace Plaza

    3-5 p.m. $20; students, $10

    This group of wild-haired, juggling, flame-throwing, kilt-and-tutu-wearing performers are bringing family audiences a new adventure!

    212-346-1715. http://schimmel.pace.edu/

    Valentine’s Day at Kidville FiDi — Share the Love!Kidville FiDi, 40 Gold St.

    10 a.m.-noon. $35-45

    Join Kidville FiDi for our Annual Valentine’s Day Party! We’ll be decorating valentines to share with loved ones, dancing to some Rockin’ musicians, and enjoying a family breakfast! And don’t forget our legendary photo booth and Jumpy Castle time in our Big Muscle Gym.

    212-566-2020. www.eventbrite.com/e/share-the-love-valentines-day-at-kidville-tickets-20977948609

    Mon 15

    Dress and Emotion: The ExhibitionThe New School, 66 Fifth Ave., at 13th St.

    12 Noon-6 p.m. Free

    The exhibit showcases the cumulative results of a three-year long research project that seeks to explore the emotional and sensory act of dressing.


    Director’s Cuts80WSE Gallery, Broadway, at 10th St.

    24 Hours. Free

    Exhibition featuring the work of Paula Rondon, BFA. Featured at 80WSE Gallery’s satellite space, a series of five street-level windows located at the corner of Broadway and East 10th Street. The installation can be viewed 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


    Tue 16

    Evening of SongBaisley Powell Elebash Recital Hall, Arnhold Hall, 55 West 13th St.

    7:30-9:30 p.m. Free

    The collaborative piano department at Mannes, under the direction of Cristina Stanescu, presents a performance of sonatas, coached by Mannes faculty Thomas Bagwell featuring graduate pianists in collaboration with singers from the Mannes critically acclaimed voice department.


    Kids’ February Movies: The Iron GiantHudson Park Library

    3:30 p.m. Free

    Join us for a screening of a featured children’s film every Tuesday! Films are shown in our Auditorium. All programs are open to the public.


    Wed 17

    Great American Masters: Louis Comfort Tiffany and Stained GlassPace University, 1 Pace Plaza

    12:15 p.m. $29

    In these richly-illustrated lectures, Dr. Janetta Rebold Benton takes an in-depth look at the life and work of six Great American Masters who display widely varying aesthetic styles and artistic philosophies. Each lecture is followed by a luncheon hosted by Dr. Benton. Please call the box office in advance to purchase tickets.

    212-346-1715. www.pace.edu/schimmel

    Masala Bhangra WorkoutBattery Park City, 345 Chambers St.

    7-8 p.m. $20

    Take part in a unique and inspiring way to get fit. The Masala Bhangra Workout is inspired by traditional Indian dance moves that make working out fun!

    212-267-9700. bpcparks.org/event/masala-bhangra-workout-2/2016-03-01/