“Not Exactly Christmas Eve” Concert92nd Street Y, Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street, Kaufmann Concert Hall
7:30 p.m. From $60
David Broza’s annual extravaganza
Third Church of Christ, Scientist’s Christmas Gift583 Park Ave., at 63rd Street
Sing Christmas carols. Hear inspirational country singer Cherie Brennan make her New York City debut.
Power of Pictures Jewish Museum 1109 Fifth Ave., at 92nd Street
11:15 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
“Mother,” “Salt for Svanetia,” “October” and “Storm Over Asia.” Part of the museum’s Soviet film series.
Heart of the Park TourCentral Park, in front of the Samuel F. B. Morse statue, inside the Park at 72nd Street.
2 p.m. Free
Walk straight through the heart of Central Park and enjoy a great variety of its scenic, sculptural, and architectural elements.
Ethel & Friends Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave, at 82nd Street, Great Hall Balcony
5-8 p.m. Free with museum admission
JP Jofre’s Hard Tango Chamber Band, with JP Jofre, bandoneón; Ralph Farris, violin; and Pablo Cafici, piano. Works by Jofre, Piazzolla and Federico.
Health and Race WalkingCentral Park, North Meadow Recreation Center, mid-Park at 97th Street.
9:30 a.m. Free
This low-impact fitness program is perfect for those who want to get in shape, build muscle tone, strength and increase cardiovascular health.
No Home MovieThe Museum of Modern Art Theater 1, 11 West 53 St.
5 p.m. $12; Seniors, $10, Students, $8.
Chantal Akerman’s final movie.
Brunch/Social HourNew York Society for Ethical Culture, 6th floor school cafeteria, 2 West 64th St.
12:30 p.m. Free
Stay Well Exercise67th Street Library. 328 East 67th St.
11 a.m. Free
Stay Well volunteers certified by the NYC’s Department for the aging will lead participants in a well-balanced series of exercises for seniors of all ability levels. Please wear loose comfortable clothing.
LUIGI. a Benefit-Tribute ConcertPeter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway.
7:30 p.m. $85
When Belief Meets ArtMetropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave, at 82nd Street, Gallery 534
11-Noon. Free with museum admission.
Michael Norris, art historian and lecturer, discusses how medieval artists created otherworldly and unreal visions in sculpture, mosaic, tapestry and painting to help Christians sustain their belief.
Nature Exploration Hike for FamiliesDana Discovery Center, Central Park, 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues
11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
And Urban Park Ranger program focused to families and participants who will enjoy observing the Park’s wildlife while learning about its ecosystems.
Nature Exploration: The Pinetum85th Street and Central Park West in Central Park
11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Created in the 1970s, this section of the park contains a variety of pine trees species. The Urban Park Rangers discuss the special adaptations and characteristics of the trees and their evergreen cousins.
Do you see what I see? Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave, at 82nd Street, Gallery 534
Maria Rhor, of the museum’s education department, discusses perspective, realism and illusionism in 17th century Dutch paintings and how lines between reality and illusion become blurred.