14 Things To Do in Your Manhattan Neighborhoods This Weekend – Upper East Side


 A jogger runs through Inwood Hill Park on Jan. 12, 2013, while residents enjoy a stroll with their dog.

A jogger runs through Inwood Hill Park on Jan. 12, 2013, while residents enjoy a stroll with their dog.
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All Weekend

â–º The Photography Show at Pier 94

Where: Pier 94, at West 54th Street past 12th Avenue in Hell’s Kitchen
When: Friday and Saturday, 12 to 8 p.m.; Sunday, 12 to 6 p.m.

Galleries from around the world will display photographic works at the annual Photography Show — ”the longest-running and foremost exhibition dedicated to the photographic medium.” The show will also feature talks featuring artists, curators, collectors and journalists.

â–º Aynsley Vandenbroucke: And (World Premiere)

Where: Abrons Art Center’s Underground Theater, 466 Grand St., Lower East Side
When: Thursday through Saturday at 8 p.m.; Sunday at 3 p.m.

Dancer and choreographer Aynsley Vandenbroucke’s new performance crafts “three-dimensional essays” by experimenting with literary devices and other narrative structures.

Friday, March 31

â–º MetFridays: Ethel and Friends

Where: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side
When: 5 to 8 p.m.

Get in the groove with Ethel, an acclaimed string quartet, and a cocktail while looking over the Great Hall during this MetFridays event. Other ongoing events during that time include a lecture about a portrait of one of the most famous Native American leaders, a tour of “The Sky is a Great Space” by artist Marisa Merz, and a guided tour of the museum’s highlights.

â–º Harlem Shake’s Shop, Sip and Shake

Where: Harlem Shake-East, 2162 Second Ave., East Harlem
When: 6 to 8 p.m.

Harlem Shake will host a pop-up shop to celebrate the end of Women’s History Month. The event will be curated by Young Brown Collective, which will feature various products made by local women of color. There will be also be complimentary wine and a spa treatment by Lavish Laser along with menu specials.

â–º Defending Psychology In The 21st Century

Where: The Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center, 3940 Broadway, Washington Heights
When: 6 to 9 p.m.

Join local activist and journalist Adrian Cabrera for a lecture on psychology and social justice. The lecture will take place during ARTFORO, which is the only Dominican art fair in the country, featuring Dominican artists from the Dominican Republic, the U.S. and other parts of the world.

â–º Food for Thought: The Art of Conversation

Where: Bread and Yoga, 5000 Broadway, Ste A, Inwood
When: 7 to 9 p.m.

Bread and Yoga is back with the popular “Food for Thought” series, which brings together the community, serious topics facing society and a home-cooked meal. This month, the series is delving into the art of communication, with Chris Nickell, who aims “to cultivate emphatic and intersectional listening practices as tools for dismantling oppressive.” The fee for the discussion is $35 per person.

Saturday, April 1

â–º Spring Rummage Sale

Where: Rutgers Presbyterian Church, 236 W. 73rd St., Upper West Side
When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Stuff as many clothes, toys and games as you can into one bag at this sale, and it will only cost you $10. Proceeds will go to the church’s Refugee Relief Fund. Make sure to bring cash!

â–º Nicole M. Santiago Exhibit at First Street Gallery

Where: First Street Gallery, 526 W. 26th St., Suite 209, Upper West Side
When: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

A selection of artist Nicole Santiago’s pieces are on display at First Street Gallery until April 22. While Santiago paints “commonplace objects” and domestic scenes, her goal is to “create visual situations that challenge the passivity of the spectator.”

â–º NYRR “Super Hero” Open Run — 1 year Anniversary

Where: Inwood Hill Park (meet between Isham Street and Seaman Avenue)
When: 9 to 10 a.m.

The New York Road Runners (NYRR) is celebrating its first year in Inwood Hill Park with a Superhero-themed run for all ages. Runners can dress as their favorite superhero or create their own and run at their own pace as well. Participants can “run, job, walk or stroll” and the finish line will remain open until the last person crosses over. Volunteers are welcome.

â–º A Closer Look for Kids, at the MoMA

Where: Museum of Modern Art, 11 W. 53rd St., Midtown
When: 10:20 to 11:30 a.m.

Head to the MoMA with your kids and take part in kid-friendly activities and discussions of contemporary art and modern masterpieces.

â–º E. Abreu Visuals Exhibit Closing Reception

Where: Dyckman Farmhouse Museum, 4881 Broadway, Inwood
When: 5 to 7:30 p.m.

Check out the closing reception of local artist and photographer, Emmanuel “DJ Boy” Abreu, which features photos of Washington Heights and Inwood and its residents.

Sunday, April 2

â–º Last Chance to see ‘Porcelain, No Simple Matter: Arlene Shechet and the Arnhold Collection’

Where: The Frick Collection, 1 E. 70th St., Upper East Side
When: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

This year-long exhibit of 100 pieces of ceramic, made by the renowned Royal Meissen manufactory in Europe, ends after Sunday. The works date between 1720 and 1745. Admission is $22.

â–º Matzapalooza!

Where: Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place, Battery Park City
When: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Get ready for Passover with fun interactive workshops and performances as well as a marketplace of artisan purveyors of Passover foods. Admission is $10

â–º Sunday Story Time: Maisy Goes to the Museum by Lucy Cousins

Where: New York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, Upper West Side
When: 11:30 a.m.

This week’s Sunday story time book is Lucy Cousins’ “Maisy Goes to the Museum.” Kids will also get the chance to explore and sketch objects in the New York Historical Society’s collection. Admission to the museum is free for children ages 4 and under, $6 for kids between ages 5 and 13.

These listings were compiled by DNAinfo’s Manhattan reporters Allegra Hobbs, Noah Hurowitz, Carolina Pichardo, Nicole Levy, Maya Rajamani and Shaye Weaver.

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