Past events

Tue, May 16, 2017 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

58th Street Chess & Games Club

Please join us for an afternoon of casual gaming at the 58th Street Library. Chess, checkers, dominoes and all manner of board and strategy games welcome. Basic chess instruction can be provided depending on demand. If you have a favorite board game please bring it in! Mature children and young adults welcome.
Tue, May 16, 2017 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

58th Street Chess & Games Club *DUPLICATED*

Please join us for an afternoon of casual gaming at the 58th Street Library. Chess, checkers, dominoes and all manner of board and strategy games welcome. Basic chess instruction can be provided depending on demand. If you have a favorite board game please bring it in! Mature children and young adults welcome.
Wed, May 17, 2017 @ 1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

Early Literacy: Baby Storytime

Babies from birth to early walking age (0-18 months) and their caregivers can attend for gentle books, songs, rhymes, and movement to nurture early literacy and learning skills. Enjoy singing, reading, and bouncing with your little one, learn how to give your child a great foundation for a lifetime of reading, and meet other babies and families in the neighborhood in a warm and friendly environment.
Thu, May 18, 2017 @ 1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

Early Literacy: Baby Storytime

Babies from birth to early walking age (0-18 months) and their caregivers can attend for gentle books, songs, rhymes, and movement to nurture early literacy and learning skills. Enjoy singing, reading, and bouncing with your little one, learn how to give your child a great foundation for a lifetime of reading, and meet other babies and families in the neighborhood in a warm and friendly environment.
Mon, May 22, 2017 @ 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Afterschool Club at 58th Street Library

Want something fun to do after school and before home? Come to the library! Play video games, board games, make stuff with art supplies, talk about books and comics, and hang out. Snacks are provided, but feel free to bring your own. Bring a friend! This program for ages 8-13 is supervised by a librarian and takes place in the Community Room. Parents and caregivers are welcome to wait in the Library downstairs during the program.
Tue, May 23, 2017 @ 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Toddler Storytime at 58th Street Library

Toddlers from walking age to 36 months and their caregivers can attend for lively stories, fingerplays, and action songs, and have a good time building early literacy skills with other toddlers in the neighborhood. Tickets will be handed out - space is limited to 15 toddlers and their caregivers.
Wed, Aug 2, 2017 - Thu, Sep 21, 2017

High School of Art & Design Alumni Show

The High School of Art & Design's annual Alumni Show features works from nearly 30 artists. The exhibition opens with a reception at the John B. Kenny Gallery from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Thursday, August 3, and runs through September 20. The gallery is located on the main floor of the high school, at 245 East 56th Street. Exhibiting artists include: Javier Agredo, Andrew Allen, Janine Anfuso-Ferranti, Anna Bida, Max Bounan, Élan Cadiz, Joan Chiverton (Pels), Frieda Christofides, Janice Edelman-Lee, Paul David Elsen, Clare Eunbi Cho, Neil Feigeles, Gina Ferrari, Kreg Franco, Susan Greenstein, Melissa Guachun, James Harrington, Dionisios Kavvadias, Pearl Lau, Rosa Loveszy, Deja Martyr, Darryl Moore, Ricky Mujica, Anna Niklova, Luis Recio, Devon Rodriguez, Anthony Rosado, Alec Turner, John Varriano, and Richard Veloso. Entering its 81st year, the High School of Art and Design has produced many notable alumni, including Tony Bennett, Marc Jacobs, Calvin Klein, and Harvey Fierstein. As a Career and Technical Education school, it is committed  to educate and guide through academics, art making, industry skills and work-based learning programs. Many graduates leave the school with marketable skills, often leading to post-high school employment and partnerships with leading professionals.
Mon, Aug 28, 2017 - Mon, Sep 25, 2017

"Charolais" at 59E59 Theaters

"Charolais." Written and Performed by Noni Stapleton. Directed and Developed by Bairbre Ní Chaoimh. From the Olivier Award-winning Irish company behind previous New York hits Little Thing Big Thing, I Can See Clearly Now and The Pride of Parnell Street comes a hugely entertaining tale of love, longing and one woman's intense rivalry with a Charolais heifer. Noni Stapleton (Penny Dreadful) plays both the rural Irish woman and the sexy French singing cow vying for a farmer's attentions in this "fast paced, witty, and intensely emotional" (Irish Times) solo show.
Wed, Sep 6, 2017 - Sun, Oct 15, 2017

"The Violin" at 59E59 Theaters

Broadway veteran Robert LuPone (A Chorus Line, OBC; True West; The Sopranos) stars in a humorous and heartbreaking world premiere drama directed by Joseph Discher (Butler). What happens when a world-renowned musician leaves his beloved instrument in the back seat of a New York City cab?
Tue, Sep 12, 2017 - Sun, Oct 8, 2017

"Small World" at 59E59 Theaters

"Small World," by Frederick Stroppel. Directed by Joe Brancato. With Stephen D'Ambrose & Mark Shanahan. When Walt Disney hears "The Rite of Spring", he envisions the creation of the earth, volcanoes and, of course, dinosaurs! But composer Igor Stravinsky has another vision altogether. In this "friendly and provocative comedy" (The New York Times), we go behind the scenes of Disney's classic "Fantasia", where the dinosaurs aren't the only ones doing battle.
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