Out & About

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March 14

Curatorial Tour

American Folk Art Museum, 2 Lincoln Square

1 p.m., Free

Check out Closer-Look Tour of the exhibition led by Folk Couture project coordinator Stacy C. Hollander, who also serves as the museum’s deputy director for curatorial affairs, chief curator, and director of exhibitions. Meet in the museum atrium.

212-595-9533

Landmark West St. Patricks Day Pub Crawl

Locations announced to ticket holders

6:30 – 8:30 p.m., $15 member, $25 non-member

A neighborhood developed primarily of brownstones and large apartment buildings, the Upper West Side became a residential enclave in the late nineteenth to early twentieth century for the wealthy and working classes. No matter your social status, watering holes, saloons, pubs and restaurant bars of apartment houses welcomed each and every type of Upper West Sider. Join Landmark West and historian Francis Morrone for a pub crawl to learn about the Upper West Side’s history of hooch.

212-496-8110

March 15

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Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95 Street

11 a.m., $13-25

This-UK based theatre with music performance was adapted from the popular children’s book written by Michael Rosen and illustrated by Helen Oxenbury.

212-864-5400

The Ides of March

549 West 52nd St.

6:30 p.m., $15

Composers Concordance presents its contemporary music and art event ‘Pitches at an Exhibition II – The Ides of March’ at the innovative Gallery MC in NYC. The program will feature music of composers David Chesky, Luis Andrei Cobo, Charles Coleman, Dan Cooper, Franz Hackl, Gene McBride, Modest Mussorgsky, Milica Paranosic, Gene Pritsker, Dana Richardson, Eric Somers, and David Taylor, together with art by Josef Albers, Jo Brocklehurst, Rainer Gross, Rose Hackl, Carmen

Kordas, Gorazd Poposki, Rammellzee, and Ronnie Taylor, among others.

212-581-1966

March 16

Purim Carnival

B’nai Jeshurun Sanctuary

11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., Free

Kids of all ages are invited to celebrate Purim at BJ. There will be fun games and activities related to the mitzvot of Purim: a megillah scavenger hunt with s bounce house, mishloah manot prizes, opportunities to make gifts for the needy, and snacks for a Purim “Feast.”

212-787-7600

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New York Society for Ethical Culture, Ceremonial Hall, 2 West 64th St.

3 p.m., $45

Mpho Tutu shares the scientific and moral reasons to forgive and assures that no one is unforgivable. She also discusses her book, “The Book of Forgiving,” which she co-wrote with her father Desmond Tutu.

212-874-5210

March 17

Superhero Battles at Riverside

Riverside Library, 127 Amsterdam Avenue

4:30 p.m., Free

Riverside Library answers the age old question of whose the best superhero ever. Come in and see video clips/graphic novels panels of a famous battle between two of your favorite heroes/villains and debate afterward on who would reign supreme.

212-870-1810

Community Board 7 Parks & Environment Committee

Community Board office, 250 West 87 Street #2

7 p.m., Free

Community Board 7 will be having their Parks & Environment Committee meeting, where there will be a Presentation by the Art Students League on “Model to Monument”, a temporary public art project in
Riverside Park. There will also be an update on other committee discussions.

212-362-4008

March 18

Jeff Kinney Q&A

Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street

4 p.m., $13 members, $15 non-members

The #1 best-selling author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid books shares with fans the good fortune that helped him get published and offers a look into some of his favorite moments, plus a peek into how he gets his ideas and puts new books together.

212-864-5400

Tammany, Progressivism & the New York Irish

Irish Arts Center, 553 West 51 Street

7:30 p.m., $10 member, $12 non-member

Actors John Keating (The Weir and Ladies and Gents), Sean Gormley (The Weir and Transport) and Aedin Moloney (Dancing at Lughansa) join Kean University professor, historian, author, and journalist Terry Golway to celebrate a compelling new analysis of Tammany Hall. Bringing to life the voices of Walt Whitman, Harry Boland, Frances Perkins, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, John Kelly, and more — the cast will show Tammany’s Irish connections, its advocacy for immigrants, its implementation of the social welfare system, and the path to political power of Irish New Yorkers in the 19th and 20th centuries.

866-811-4111

March 19

Southern Welcome Tour

Central Park, Grand Army Plaza, 5th Ave between 58th and 60th Sts.

12 – 12:45 p.m., Free

Travel from Grand Army Plaza, past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and stop at the Dairy on this trip through the souther Park highlights. Route involves moderate inclines and some stairs. Tours take place rain or shine, except extreme weather conditions.

212-360-2726

Jonathan Allen Q&A

Barnes & Noble, 2289 Broadway

7 p.m., Free

Author Jonathan Allen discusses his new book, “HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hilary Clinton.” A book signing will follow the reading.

212-362-8835

March 20

City of Tenants Book Discussion

Hostelling International, 891 Amsterdam Avenue

6:30 p.m., Free

Roberta Gold of Fordham University will speak and introduce her new book City of Tenants. The discussion covers what roles have tenants and tenant organizations played in shaping class and racial politics in New York City. Also how the concept of “community rights” has been fostered in heterogeneous urban neighborhoods.

212-865-3078

Sleeping Disorders: Everything You Wanted to Know, But Didn’t Know How to Ask

The JCC Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam Ave. at 76th St.

7 – 8 p.m.

Free

Getting a good night sleep is necessary for optimal health. Various sleep disorders, including snoring, sleep apnea, insomnia, sleep deprivation, and restless leg syndrome can keep you up at night. Danial Barone, MD-Neurologist offers tips for alleviating sleeplessness.

646-505-4444

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