Out & About

| 06 Dec 2016 | 04:04

    Thu 8

    Just Add WordsWarby Parker, 121 Greene St.

    4-8 p.m. Free

    Enjoy a couple hours of uninterrupted holiday card writing with the pens, postage and cards all provided.

    888-492-7297. www.warbyparker.com

    Women Writers of ColorInsurgent Poets Society, 55 Walker St.

    7-10 p.m. Free

    Join Mahogany Browne, Lynne Procope, Shanelle Gabriel and other women writers of color for a discussion themed around decolonization.

    212-226-3970. www.decolonizethisplace.org

    Fri 9

    Spicy Pepper and Ugly Sweater ContestMad Dog and Beans Mexican Cantina, 83 Pearl St.

    7-9 p.m. Free

    Wear your ugliest sweaters while competing for a trophy and $100 prize to see who can down the spiciest peppers.

    212-269-1177. www.maddogandbeans.com

    Harry Potter Holiday BallBarnes & Noble, 97 Warren St.

    7-9 p.m. Free

    Celebrate the holidays Harry Potter-style at the store’s holiday ball, complete with dancing, music and Hogwarts magic.

    212-587-5389. www.barnesandnoble.com

    Sat 10

    Story TimeNational Museum of the American Indian, 1 Bowling Green

    1-2 p.m. Free

    Make a cornhusk doll and listen to Chief Jake Swamp of the Mohawk tribe narrate a children’s version of the Six Nations’ Thanksgiving Address.

    212-514-3700. www.nmai.si.edu

    What the Dickens?Housing Works Bookstore Cafe, 126 Crosby St.

    Noon-4:30 p.m. Free

    Enjoy an afternoon of caroling and holiday spirit with a performance of “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens.

    212-334-3324. www.housingworks.org

    Sun 11

    WeihnachtsfreudeThe Church of Saint Luke in the Fields, 487 Hudson St.

    4:30-6:30 p.m. $20 online, $25 at door

    Listen to Rheinberger, Bach and Mendelssohn during an evening of caroling supplemented with a wine reception.

    212-924-0562. www.ghostlightchorus.com

    Doula Healing CircleLove Child, 1 Horatio St.

    3-5 p.m. Free

    Relax with some restorative yoga, trauma release hypnosis and a healing circle to discuss and digest any traumatic birth experiences.

    512-608-7005. www.lovechildnyc.com

    Mon 12

    Chair DancingCWA Local 1180 Retiree Division, 6 Harrison St.

    10:30 a.m.-noon. Free

    Learn how to stay fit with chair dancing, a way to tone muscles, burn calories and improve flexibility.

    212-226-5800. www.cwa1180.org

    Committee MeetingAsian Mentoring Committee, 40 Rector St.

    6:30-8 p.m. Free

    Join the conversation on how to become a leader and mentor for communities of Asian youth.

    212-686-2042. www.bigsnyc.org

    Tue 13

    Marijuana SymposiumNYSSCPA/FAE, 14 Wall St.

    11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. $50 members, $69 non-members

    Discuss and debate the various implications of marijuana legalization during this interdisciplinary conference.

    800-537-3635. www.nysscpa.org


    City Hall, City Hall Park11 a.m.-noon. Free

    Join the Right to Council NYC as they deliver 5,000 postcards and signatures of support to pass the Right to Counsel.

    718-716-8000. www.casapower.org

    Wed 14

    Movie Night180 Maiden Lane

    8 p.m. Free

    Attend an animated film festival hosted by Free Reign that will feature work by various independent international artists.

    212-779-7700. www.180maiden.com

    Fearless ExhibitionSoho Photo Gallery, 15 White St.

    6:30-8:30 p.m. Free

    View New York-based photographer Larissa Nowak’s blue footed booby photo exhibition that highlights their fun, fearless characters.

    212-226-8571. www.larissanowak.com