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Friday, September 6

Friday Morning Fall Bird Walks (Fridays, September 6 − October 25)

American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street
9-11 a.m., $85
Observe the exciting fall migration of birds in Central Park. Learn how to use field marks, habitat, and behavior as aids to identify “confusing fall warblers,” thrushes, sparrows, and raptors, as they pass through New York City en route to their winter homes. Birder field cards included.
Info: 212-769-5100birdwatching

Project Runway

Mercedez-Benz Fashion Week at Lincoln Center, 10 Lincoln Center Plaza
10 a.m.
Project Runway’s eleventh season returns with a twist that throws 16 eager designers into a panic when they discover they will be participating in the series’ first-ever Teams Edition.

Saturday, September 7

Mayor’s Alliance Adoption Van at Petco

Petco, 92nd & Broadway, noon – 3 p.m., free
Come to the Petco on the Upper West Side to check out adorable and adoptable cats, kittens, dogs and puppies. Adopt a Little New Yorker Today!
Email: info@animalalliancenyc.org
More Info: www.animalalliancenyc.orgcat

Central Park Bagel Bark

Wollman Rink (mid-Park at 64th Street), 7:30-9 a.m., free
Every first Saturday of the month (location changes, check monthly calendar)
Come join Central Park’s vibrant dog community. Get to know fellow dog lovers while enjoying bagels.
Info: 212-860-1370

Sunday, September 8

Seneca Village Tour

Meet inside the Park at 85th Street and Central Park West, noon – 1 p.m., free
Established on land that would become part of Central Park, Seneca Village was Manhattan’s first known community of African-American property owners. Learn about the history of the village and the people who lived there. Route involves moderate inclines and a few stairs. 60 minutes.
Info: 212-772-0288.

National Theatre Live Screening: The Audience

Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway, 2 – 3 p.m.
$22; $20 Seniors & Students; $18 Members
A new play by Peter Morgan. Helen Mirren reprises her Academy Award winning role as Queen Elizabeth II in the highly-anticipated West End production of The Audience, Monday, September 9

D’Ambrose Boyd & David Pearl Present Singers Space at Bar Thalia
2537 Broadway, 8:00 PM, free
Come to Singers Space at Bar Thalia’s jazz open mic, hosted by D’Ambrose Boyd with David Pearl at the piano, where New York’s finest professional and aspiring singers come to sing their favorites and hear their peers perform before an intimate audience.
Info: 646-597-7340

Jazz Cornetist Ed Polcer, with The Midiri Brothers
Symphony Space,2537 Broadway, 7:15 PM
$35; Members $25; Students, Children $10
Ed Polcer returns to the Bechet Society stage along with a veteran SBS rhythm section: Mark Shane on piano, Frank Tate on bass, and Marion Felder on drums. Joining Ed on the frontline are SBS first timers, The Midiri Brothers. On soprano sax & clarinet, Joe Midiri, and on trombone & vibes, Paul Midiri.
Info: 212-864-5400Ed PolcerEd Polcer

Tuesday, September 10

Belvedere’s Kingdom Tour
Meet at Belvedere Castle (mid-Park at 79th Street), 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM, free
Take a walk around the landscapes dominated by historic Belvedere Castle, situated high on Vista Rock. Route involves moderate inclines and a few stairs. 60 minutes.
Info: 212-772-0288.


Wednesday, September 11

Bar Trivia Hosted by TriviaTryst
Bar Thalia, 2537 Broadway, 8:30 PM, free
Come to Bar Thalia every Wednesday night and enjoy bar trivia hosted by TriviaTryst. With a talented team of dedicated hosts and weekly events in five states, TriviaTryst is taking the East Coast by storm! Drink Special: $5 Beers!
Info: 646-597-7340

Community Board 7 Business & Consumer Issues Committee meeting
Michele Parker and George Zeppenfeldt-Cestero, Co-Chairpersons
Community Board office, 250 West 87th Street, 7:00 PM, free
Info: 212-362-4008


Thursday, September 12

West Side Stories Tour
Meet inside the Park at 81st Street and Central Park West, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM, free
Visit an area of the Park off the beaten track for most visitors, but well-known to Upper West Siders. Route involves moderate inclines and a few stairs. 60 minutes.
Info: 212-310-6600, 212-772-0288

Mimi Jones Trio
Bar Thalia, 2537 Broadway, 8:30 PM, free
The bassist/singer brings her talented trio to Bar Thalia for one Thursday every month!
Info: 646-597-7340

LiveNation Presents: Violent Femmes
Rumsey Playfield, 72nd and 5th Ave, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM, $49.50
Violent Femmes will be returning to New York City after 9 years for a one night only concert presented by JWP and partners at Live Nation.
Info: www.livenation.com

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