Puppet Imagination Station - UNDERWATERRiverside Library, 127 Amsterdam Ave.
4 p.m. Free.
Professional puppeteer Nicola McEldowney teaches a class on how to make simple, creative and fun puppets of your own!
Cello in the EveningBruno Walter Auditorium at the Library of Performing Arts, 40 Lincoln Center Plaza
6 p.m. Free.
A selection of compositions from three of the most loved musicians of the Baroque, Classical and Romantic eras respectively: Bach, Beethoven and Rachmanioff. Cellist Enrique Orengo and pianist Sayuri Iida present a journey through music history.
Justice in Film: ‘You’ve Got Mail’Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West
7 p.m. Free, with museum admission during Pay-as-you-wish Friday Nights.
Part of the Historical Society’s film series that explores how movies have tackled questions of morality, conflict and struggles between right and wrong, Kati Maron opens this screening of the 1998 New York classic “You’ve Got Mail.” Tickets distributed starting at 6 p.m.
Sound of Silent Film: ‘Gaudi’Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway.
8 p.m. $20; Members $15; Seniors/Students $10.
A screening of Teshigahara’s visually stunning documentary on Antonio Gaudi and his architecture and will feature a score written by four different established composers.
Just KiddingLeonard Nimoy Thalia at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway.
11 a.m. $15; Members $13.
Join the 2015 Latin Grammy winner for Best Children’s Album, Mister G, and stars from Broadway’s School of Rock! as they sing and dance to tunes in Spanish and English.
Silent Clowns Film Series, A Lot of Roach: Medium RareBruno Walter Auditorium at the Library of Performing Arts, 40 Lincoln Center Plaza.
2:30 p.m. Free.
A tribute to Hollywood’s legendary comedy studio “The Lot of Fun” and its founder-producer Hal Roach, featuring lesser known stars of Roach Studio. This is a silent film screening with live piano accompaniment from Ben Model.
ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival JCC Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam Ave.
2 p.m.; 4p.m.; 6p.m.; 8p.m. $13; members, $9.
The JCC screens a film every two hours following their week long festival dedicated to promoting awareness of the stories and lives of those with different abilities.
Ecstatic Music Fest: Exceptet & GoldfeatherMerkin Concert Hall at the Kaufman Music Center, 129 West 67th St.
7:29 p.m. $25; students. $15.
In its sixth year, The Ecstatic Music Festival brings together performers and groups from different genres and scenes to create performances that are adventurous and raucous.
Tribute to poet Claudia CarlsonBookculture, 536 W 112 St.
7 p.m. Free.
Poets gather to read from the late poet Claudia Carlson’s posthumously published book of poems, “My Chocolate Sarcophagus. Readers include Jeanne Marie Beaumont, Sharon Dolin, Burt Kimmelman and others along with Carlson’s two daughters Caitlin and Natalie Allen.
Tale of Two Cities: St. Petersburg & LeningradMerkin Concert Hall at the Kaufman Music Center, 129 West 67th St.
8 p.m. $40; Student $25.
Russian history, in all its complexity and confusion splits into two cities and two cultures. The Four Nations ensemble and guests present an array of works on Russian folk music, songs from Russian court and works before and after the Revolution to showcase the different influences and sides of Russian culture.
Affordable Housing in New YorkMacaulay Honors College, 35 West 67th St.
6:30-8p.m. $20; LW! Members and students $10. RSVP required.
Landmark West! hosts a book talk with Nicholas Dagen Bloom and Matthew Gordon Lasner, editors of Affordable Housing in New York. 212-496-8110.
Meditation at the Library: Blast Open Your HeartSt. Agnes Library, 444 Amsterdam Avenue.
5 p.m. Free.
Bringing meditation techniques from India, Elena Zelenina uses her 30 years of teaching experience and credentials as an art therapist, artist and personal coach, to conduct this session.
‘The Two Mrs. Carrolls’Riverside Library, 127 Amsterdam Avenue.
11:15 a.m. Free.
A screening of Humphrey Bogart, Barbara Stanwyck and Alexis Smith’s 1947 film about an artist’s wife who develops an unexplained illness. Does is have anything to do with his mysterious paintings?
Reader I Married Him: A Tribute to Jane EyrePeter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway.
7:30 p.m. $30; Members $27; 30 and under $15.
An evening honouring the 200th birthday of Charlotte Bronte’s classic “Jane Eyre.” Tracy Chevalier, author of “Girl with a Pearl Earring,” hosts the event.