Out & About

| 04 Aug 2015 | 11:22

    Fri 7

    SummerStage Presents The Nuyorican Poets Cafe featuring Sarah JonesEast River Park, East River Promenade.

    7-9 p.m. Free

    Sarah Jones is a former Nuyorican Poets Cafe grand slam champion whom the New York Times has called “a master of the genre.”

    212-360-2789. www.cityparksfoundation.org/event/summerstage-the-nuyorican-poets-cafe-featuring-sarah-jones/

    Young Writers in Motion Hamilton Fish Park Library, Auditorium, at 415 East Houston St.

    11 a.m. Free

    Your teens will write, perform, discuss and publish their own work at this weekly writing workshop presented by Lower East Side poet Rodger Taylor and educator Matt Rudansky.

    212-673-2290. www.nypl.org/events/calendar

    Sat 8

    SummerStage: Alpha Omega Theatrical Dance Company/Master Class: Karisma JayEast River Park, East River Promenade.

    7-9 p.m. Free

    For the past forty-three years Alpha Omega Theatrical Dance Company has stayed true to its primary mission to provide a platform for multi-cultural choreographers and dance artists.

    212-360-2789. www.cityparksfoundation.org/event/summerstage-alpha-omega-theatrical-dance-company-master-class-karisma-jay/

    Open StudioWhitney Museum, 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. whitney.org/Events/OpenStudioAugust2015

    Sun 9

    Downtown Voices: Choir AuditionsTrinity Church, Broadway at Wall Street.

    1:30-5 p.m. Free

    Trinity Wall Street is looking for New York City’s best chorale singers to join Downtown Voices, its new semi-professional, volunteer choir.

    212-602-0800. www.trinitywallstreet.org/music/downtownvoices

    SummerStage Presents Felix Hernandez Rhythm Revue: Our Latin ThingEast River Park, East River Promenade.

    7-9 p.m. Free

    In 1983, Felix Hernandez began a two-year project traveling the U.S. collecting hundreds of hours of interviews with R&B artists.

    212-360-2789. www.cityparksfoundation.org/event/summerstage-felix-hernandez-rhythm-revue-screening-our-latin-thing/

    Mon 10

    Seashells: Science Seward Park Library, at 192 E. Broadway.

    1 p.m. Free

    Examine seashells and discover the science behind them with Jessie Oram.

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

    Monday FishingPier 25, in Tribeca, at North Moore St.

    5 p.m. Free

    Ages 5 and up are welcome to learn about fish and the Hudson River ecosystem while fishing for many fish species that can be found in the city’s river.


    Tues 11

    Hot Strings Festival City Winery, 155 Varick St.

    5-7:30 p.m. Free

    Enjoy hot swing, old school country as well as Cajun and Zydeco music of southwest Louisiana at the 3rd Annual Hot Strings Festival with musician Cynthia Sayer and bands The Tribeca Playboys and Western Caravan.

    212-608-0555. www.citywinery.com/newyork/tickets.html

    Jewelry MakingHudson Park Library, at 66 Leroy St.

    2:30 p.m. Free

    Join Jennifer Jacobs and learn how to make unique bracelets and necklaces with different materials. Jennifer Jacobs’ work has been featured at Barney’s New York. For ages 12 to 18 years old.

    212-243-6876. http://www.nypl.org/events/calendar

    Wed 12

    Online BankingChatham Square Library, at 33 E. Broadway

    1-3 p.m. Free.

    Thinking about switching to online banking? Learn how to set up your account, check your balance and pay your bills online. You will also learn how to use your smartphone to deposit checks. Laptops provided.

    212-964-6598. www.nypl.org/events/calendar

    Movie Night on the Hudson Pier 63, in Chelsea, at W 22nd St & W 24th St.

    8:30 p.m. Free.

    This week, watch the film Boyhood about growing up in Arlington, Texas. Rated R.


    Thu 13

    Fierce & Fabulous Fashion Seward Park Library, at 192 E. Broadway

    2 p.m. Free.

    Harness your inner diva and learn to create fashion from recycled materials. For ages 13 to 18 years old.

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

    Red Wanting Blue with The Trews City Winery, 155 Varick St.

    8-10:30 p.m. Tickets $18 to $20.

    Enjoy rock music by Red Wanting Blue and the Trews. Red Wanting Blue stays true to its roots in rock ‘n roll and The Trews makes the genre unpredictable.