Friday, December 20
Caroling on the steps
West Park Presbyterian Church, 165 West 86th Street
Join to sing sing holiday favorites religious and secular on the Amsterdam Avenue steps! All are welcome.
Ethics in Film - Twelve Angry Men (1957)
New York Society for Ethical Culture, 2 West 64th Street, at Central Park West
Eleven jurors are convinced that the defendant is guilty of murder. The twelfth has no doubt of his innocence. How can this one man steer the others toward the same conclusion? It's a case of seemingly overwhelming evidence against a teenager accused of killing his father. Starring Henry Fonda, Lee Cobb, Martin Balsam, John Feidler, and E.G. Marshall. Refreshments served.
Saturday, December 21
Pre-College String Ensemble
The Juilliard School, 60 Lincoln Center Plaza, btwn Amsterdam and Columbus avenues
Conductor Shih-Hung Yo-ung leads the Pre-College String Ensemble in works by Mozart, Corelli, Hindemith, and Elgar.
The Juilliard School, 60 Lincoln Center Plaza
Conductor George Stelluto leads the Pre-College Symphony in works by Tchaikovsky, Paganini, and Sibelius.
Sunday, December 22
Caroling at St. Luke's Hospital
St. Luke's Hospital ,1111 Amsterdam Avenue, Columbia University
Join AP Church for their annual tradition of singing Christmas carols to the patients at St. Luke's hospital.
Fashion Jewelry: The Collection of Barbara Berger
Museum of Arts and Design, 2 Columbus Circle
10 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Featuring over 450 pieces of fashion jewelry by designers such as Miriam Haskell, Marcel Boucher, Balenciaga, Kenneth Jay Lane, and Gripoix, this exhibition will be an eye-opening display of necklaces, bracelets, and earrings, many of them one-of-a-kind.
Monday, December 23
Elinor Bunin Monroe Film Center, 144 West 65th Street
11 a.m. -1 p.m.
Bedknobs and Broomsticks:
Robert Stevenson - 1971 - 117 Minutes
Three English children are evacuated from war-torn London to live in a quiet village with a trainee witch (Angela Lansbury). To ensure they keep her secret, she gives them a magic bedknob that allows them to travel anywhere they wish on a flying bed! Rated G
20th Precinct Community Council Meeting
120 West 82nd Street
Any residents or business owners within the 20th precinct are welcome to attend and speak with police officers about local crime or quality of life concerns.
Tuesday, December 24
Christmas Eve Service
Join WPP Church for a special Christmas Eve service, featuring music from an accomplished NYC string quartet. All are welcome.
Christmas Eve Candlelight Service
St. Paul and St. Andrew, 263 West 86th Street
Join AP Church for this joyful service of candlelight and song as we welcome in Christmas Day.
Thursday, December 26th
Boxing Day Treat Thursday: Harlequinade
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, 40 Lincoln Center Plaza,
Avid Vaughan will introduce and screen a 1984 archival recording of Harlequinade, choreographed by George Balanchine, with music by Riccardo Drigo, and danced by Patricia McBride and Ib Andersen with members of the New York City Ballet.