Out & About

| 15 Feb 2016 | 06:09

    Thu 18

    My Father, the Pornographer: A Memoir Barnes & Noble, 150 East 86th St. 7:00 p.m. Free

    Author Chris Offutt discusses his memoir My Father, the Pornographer with a signing to immediately follow the discussion.

    212-369-2180. www.stores.barnesandnoble.com/store/2278?subtype=detailCalendar

    Professor Audre Lorde Memorial Birthday Celebration Hunter College, 695 Park Ave.

    6:30-10 p.m. Free

    Poetry by Sonia Sanchez, music by Yaniyah Obatecumsela, film by Ada Griffin, speech by Elizabeth Lorde Rollins, and book party and signing for “The Wind Is Spirit,” an anthology of writings and photographs by friends and acquaintances of Audre Lorde.

    212-995-0105. www.hunter.cuny.edu/calendar/#/?i=1

    Fri 19

    AARP Tax Aide 67th Street Library, 328 East 67th St.

    10-2 p.m. Free

    AARP volunteers will help prepare all returns. Check out the website or call for some very important information to know before arriving.

    212-734-1717. www.nypl.org/events/programs/2016/02/05/aarp-tax-aide

    Jose Limon Dance Company Buttenwieser Hall, Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    8 p.m. from $25

    Artistic director Carla Maxwell and members of the Limon Dance Company will explore one of Jose Limon’s important list works.

    212-415-5500. www.92y.org/Event/Jose-Limon-Dance-Company

    Sat 20

    Awards PartyBarnes & Noble, 150 East 86th St,

    3 p.m. Free

    Join B&N for movie trivia, games, and tips for hosting an awards events.

    212-369-2180. stores.barnesandnoble.com/event/9780061755573-0

    Quiet Study Room 67th Street Library, 328 East 67th St.

    10 a.m. Free

    Perfect for quiet study time

    212-734-1717. www.nypl.org/events/programs/2016/02/06/quiet-study-room

    Sun 21

    Run This CityMuseum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Avenue

    11-2 p.m. Free with museum admission

    Come learn about the history of the world’s largest footrace in the exhibition “The New York City Marathon: The Great Race.”

    212-534-1672. www.mcny.org/event/run-city-1

    Vered and the Babes - Family concertJewish Museum, 1109 Fifth Ave, at 92nd St.

    11:30-12:30 p.m. Adults, $18; children, $13; members: adults, $15; children, $11

    Vered and the Babes play catchy tunes from hit album Good Morning My Love. Enjoy lush melodies and playful harmonies.

    212-423-3200. thejewishmuseum.org/calendar/events/2016/02/21/vered-and-the-babes-2.21.16

    Mon 22

    Central Park: Winter Wonderland Fifth Avenue and 90th Street

    10 a.m.-noon. From $35 (Tickets may be purchased online & pre-registration is required 24 hrs in advance)

    Come see unusual blossoms and variety of birds from woodpeckers, chickadees and sparrows.

    212-415-5500. www.92y.org/Event/Central-Park-Winter-Wonderland

    What to Look for When Looking at Art92nd Street Y, Lexington Avenue at 92nd St.

    10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. From $45

    Learn how to read works of arts and explore the elements an origins of abstract art.

    212-415-5500. www.92y.org/Event/What-to-look-for-When-Looking

    Tue 23

    A Conversation with Maylis de Kerangal and John FreemanAlbertine, 972 Fifth Ave.

    7 p.m. Free

    French author Maylis de Kerangal and American writer and literary critic John Freeman will discuss their latest work, “A ce stade de la nuit” and “Tales of two Cities.”

    212-650-0070. www.albertine.com/events/a-conversation-with-maylis-de-kerangal-and-john-freeman/

    Cyrano de Bergerac FIAF, Florence Gould Hall, 55 East 59th St.

    4 & 7:30 p.m. Non-members, $14; members advance. $3, students, $7, plus fees

    A viewing of the record-breaking 10-Cesar award film, about the tragic tale of a selfless romantic with a larger-than-life personality — and a longer than average nose.

    212-355-6100. www.fiaf.org/events/winter2016/2016-02-23-cs-Bergerac.shtml

    Wed 24

    Transportation Committee/ Bike NY Street Skills Class Memorial Sloan-Kettering, 430 East 67th St., RRL Auditorium

    7-8:30 p.m. Free (must register)

    Manhattan Community Board 8’s Transportation Committee and Bike New York will present skills for bicyclists to ride in the streets with confidence. Bike Rules and Laws will also be gone over.

    212-870-2080. www.bike.nyc/education/classes/street-skills-class/

    2016 Gala & AuctionTribeca Rooftop, 2 DesBrosses Street

    6:00 p.m. Ticket prices vary

    More than 300 guests from the worlds of art, architecture, real estate, design, and the New York philanthropic community will join at Tribeca Rooftop to celebrate the Academy’s mission.

    212-369-4880. www.nationalacademy.org/support/2016-gala-auction/