Out & About

| 07 Mar 2016 | 06:09

    Thu 10

    8th Annual ReelAbilities: ‘STILTS AND SPOKES’ 67th Street Library, 328 East 67th St, 3rd Floor

    4:30-6:30 p.m. Free

    A heartfelt, entertaining, and comedic documentary, part of the NY Disabilities Film Festival.

    212-734-1717. www.nypl.org/events/programs/2016/03/10/8th-annual-reelabilities-ny-disabilities-film-festival-presents-stilts

    Genius Solutions to Social Issues Lexington Avenue at 92nd St., Classroom

    8 p.m. from $25

    Social entrepreneurs Nick Ehrmann, Andrew Klaber, and Lily Liu with Zachary D. Kaufman, tackle issues, such as: poverty, civil rights, among more in innovative and “genius” ways.

    212-415-5500. www.92y.org/Event/Genius-Solutions-to-Social-Issues

    Fri 11

    Teen NightThe Frick Collection, 1 East 70th St.

    5:30 p.m. Free for high school students w/ ID

    Explore galleries of the Gilded Age mansion and enjoy drawing activities, talks, and live music by a quartet from the Fat Afro Latin Jazz Cats.

    212-288-0700. www.frick.org/calendar#/?i=1

    Heart of the Park Tour Samuel F. B. Morse statue, 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue

    11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Free

    Visit some of the park’s most famous landmarks.


    Sat 12

    volunteer gardeningCarl Schurz Park, 86th Street Mall at East End Avenue

    9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

    The Carl Schurz Park Volunteer Gardeners are an adult group that meets monthly to work in the park. Students or children who wish to participate must be accompanied by adults or parents who work along with them.

    212-459-4455. www.carlschurzparknyc.org/

    ‘UN BALLO IN MACHERS’96th Street Library, 112 East 96th St.

    1-4 p.m. Free

    New York Opera Forum performs the complete opera.

    212-289-0908. www.nypl.org/events/programs/2015/03/12/music-verdis-un-ballo-maschera-performed-new-york-opera-forum

    Sun 13

    Become a Paper Bag Player1109 Fifth Avenue at 92nd St, Scheuer Auditorium

    10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. $12, adults, $10, children; Members: $10, adults, $8 children

    Behind-the-scenes workshop of theater games, costume designing and developing mini performances.

    212-423-3200. buy.acmeticketing.com/orders/213/tickets?eventId=5665c39ee4b0fc3701643827&date=2016-03-13T00:00:00-0500

    Art in the Round Guggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Ave.

    2 p.m. Free with admission

    Architecture tours led by gallery educators and focus on architecture of the Frank Lloyd Wright building and themes.

    212-423-3618. www.guggenheim.org/new-york/calendar-and-events/2016/03/13/art-in-the-round-architecture-tour-23/21564

    Mon 14

    CB8 Youth & Education Committee New York Blood Center, 310 East 67th St., Conference Room 1&2

    6:30 p.m. Free

    212-758-4340. cb8m.com/events/youth-education-committee-21

    Wine Tour de France FIAF, Le Skyroom; 22 East 60th St.

    7 p.m. $115; members, $95;

    Learn how a vintage can bring out the best in the world’s finest wines on a tasting and understand what makes each vintage unique .

    800-982-2787. fiaf.org/events/winter2016/2016-03-14-vintage.shtml

    Tue 15

    Emigration, Migration and Self-DeterminationJohn D. Calandra Italian American Institute; 25 W. 43rd Street

    6-8 p.m. Free


    A panel discussion on “Italians, Mexicans, and Puerto Ricans in Search of an American Dream.”


    Deported: Policing Immigrants, Disposable Labor and Global Capitalism 92nd Street Y, Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street

    Tanya Maria Golash-Boza, associate professor of sociology at the University of California, Merced, argues that deportation has become a state strategy of social control that serves the aims of global capitalism.

    Noon. $25


    Wed 16

    The Family We MakeBarnes & Noble, 150 East 86th St.

    7 p.m. Free

    Three young and up-and-coming writers, Kristopher Jansma, Jacob Rubin and Marie-Helene Bertino, explore the theme of what makes a family.

    212-369-2180. stores.barnesandnoble.com/event/9780061756152-0

    The Exchange of Princesses Albertine, 972 Fifth Avenue

    7 p.m. Free


    Award-winning French novelist Chantel Thomas discusses her novel, “The Exchange of Princess,” alongside John Cullen, who translated the novel into English, and Sal Robinson.