Out & About

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March 21

Get Your Resume Right

67th Street Library, 328 East 67th Street

2:30 – 4:30 p.m., Free

This hands-on class will guide you through formatting your resume in Microsoft Word. Please bring a written draft of your resume and a USB drive to save and/or print your resume. Please call to register beforehand.

212-734-1717

Family Night at Jodi’s Gym

244 East 84th Street

5 – 7 p.m., $60 for first child, $30 for siblings

Children will enjoy the incredible gym, bouncy castle, sing along circle time, parachute play, story time and crafts. You will enjoy quality time with your little ones. Top it off with a yummy pizza dinner for the entire family.

212-772-7633

March 22

Artist’s Choice: Suzanne McClelland

Whitney Museum of American Art, 945 Madison Avenue at 75th Street

10:30 – 12:30 p.m., $10 per family

This series of art workshops offers families the opportunity to work directly with a 2014 Biennial artist. Suzanne McClelland’s expressive abstract compositions are inspired by the relationship between numerical measurements and the body. Join McClelland for this workshop and create your own artworks inspired by her process and ideas. Registration required.

212-570-3600

Downloading eBooks

96th Street Library, 112 East 96th Street near Lexington Avenue

2 – 3:30 p.m., Free

Discover Free eBooks at The New York Public Library and explore the digital reading world. In this class you’ll learn how to access eBooks and Audiobooks through the library’s web site and download them to your eReader device. We’ll also discuss different eBook formats for Kindle, Apple, Android and Nook devices.

212-289-0908

March 23

Speeding Down the Spiral Book Reading

Guggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Avenue

1 p.m., $20

Author Deborah Goodman Davis for hourly readings of the Guggenheim-inspired book Speeding Down the Spiral: An Artful Adventure. Stop by the Open Studio to make art and meet the book’s illustrator Sophy Naess. Price of admission includes one copy of the book.

212-423-3788

In the News with Jeff Greenfield: A Conversation with Charles Krauthammer

Kaufmann Concert Hall, 1395 Lexington Avenue

7:30 p.m., From $29

A veteran political, media and culture reporter and analyst, Jeff Greenfield most recently served as CBS Senior Political Correspondent and is currently a columnist for Yahoo! News and the anchor for PBS’ “Need to Know.” Don’t wait for an edited clip to show up online—be there when the news happens and ask your own questions.

212-415-5782

March 24

Pinocchio the Play

67th Street Library, 328 East 67th Street

4 p.m., Free

A little wooden marionette is lovingly created by a master craftsmen… but what a bad little puppet he turns out to be! He’s selfish and greedy, and he lies. He doesn’t listen to the good council of anyone: his father Gepetto, a philosopher Cricket, or a Blue Fairy. After many hair raising adventures, Pinocchio finally learns what it takes to become human… kindness, compassion, loyalty, hard work and selflessness. Presented by the Traveling Lantern Theatre Company. Recommended for children ages 4 and older.

212-734-1717

Reading: In the Wake

Barnes & Noble, 150 East 86th Street

7 p.m., Free

Obie-winning author Lisa Kron presents a reading of In the Wake, a play that takes on the question of our country’s character and politics with plenty of humor and passion. This event is co-sponsored by the New York Foundation for the Arts.

212-369-2180

March 25

Classical Music: The Romantics

555 East 90th Street

12 – 1 p.m., $22

Learn how Beethoven, Brahms and other 19th- century composers broke with classical tradition to develop a new style known for large ensembles and wild orchestrations. Presenter Jessica Davy, a clarinetist, composer and educator, teaches music appreciation classes throughout the tri-state area and has performed at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center and Merkin Concert Hall in NYC. She is the founder and executive director of Leora Chamber Orchestra.

212-369-8890

Ballet Exercise Class for Adults

67th Street Library, 328 East 67th Street

3 p.m., Free

Learn basic ballet steps and experience the joy of dancing in a class that combines ballet and exercise specifically for older adults. As you dance, see for yourself the benefits of ballet for good balance, agility and grace. Wear comfortable clothes. No experience necessary.

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New Parent Get-Togethers

Weill Art Gallery 1395 Lexington Avenue

10:30 a.m., $10

Bring your baby and join Sally Tannen, director of 92Y’s Parenting Center for a lively, weekly get-together to share, learn and make new friends. Come when you can. No registration required.

212-415-5782

Otherhood_fmtOtherhood: Modern Women Finding A New Kind of Happiness

Barnes & Noble, 150 East 86th Street

7 p.m., Free

More American women are childless than ever before, nearly half those of childbearing age make up the Otherhood, a growing demographic that has gone without definition or visibility until now.

212-369-2180

March 27

Microsoft Word Advanced

96th Street Library, 112 East 96th Street near Lexington Avenue

12 – 1:30 p.m., Free

Learn the more advanced features of Microsoft Word. Topics include how to insert an object, printing, opening a document, creating columns, adding text boxes, bullet points, and keyboard shortcuts.

212-289-0908

Wine&Cheese_fmtWine & Cheese—Sip & Socialize

92nd Street Y, 1395 Lexington Avenue

7 p.m., from $40

Mix and socialize over a robust selection of wines. Wine expert Stefani Jackenthal guides you through various offerings and some basic snack matching. Mingle, relax and enjoy.

212-415-5500

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