Out & About

| 17 Feb 2015 | 05:07

    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.


    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.


    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.


    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.


    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.


    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.


    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.


    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.


    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.


    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.


    Otherhood: 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.


    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.


    Wine & 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.