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Things to Do on the Upper East Side This Week - March 22-March 29


Things to Do on the Upper East Side This WeekPhoto: ArtBrom/Flickr 


You'll find the the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Madison Avenue, Central Park Zoo, and Seredipity 3 in the Upper East Side, along with a plethora of other activities, eateries, and landmarks. City Guide's list of things to do on the Upper East Side this week will keep you occupied and thoroughly entertained during your visit to this beloved NYC borough.

Women's History Month: Women of the Lenape - Conference House Park Accessible
March 22, 2020 - Manhattan

The Lenape are a significant part of the formation of our city. Women played a very important role in the culture

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March 22, 2020 - New York

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Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park - Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop in Central Park
March 23, 2020 - Manhattan

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park.

JITRO 'Daybreak' - The Czech Girls Choir - 411 East 66th Street (& 1st Avenue)
March 23, 2020 - New York

JITRO, meaning "Daybreak" in Czech, is more than just a concert choir from Hradec Kralove, a town in the Czech Republic. It is an organization of 400 children in seven preparatory ensembles, of which only the best 25 or 30 qualify to tour.

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park - Heather Garden in Fort Tryon Park Accessible
March 24, 2020 - Manhattan

Come to Fort Tryon Park and try something new. Join us on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park - Heather Garden in Fort Tryon Park Accessible
March 24, 2020 - Manhattan

Come to Fort Tryon Park and try something new. Join us on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park - Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop in Central Park
March 24, 2020 - Manhattan

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park.

Brooklyn Nets Wheelchair Basketball Practice - Al Oerter Recreation Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park
March 24, 2020 - Manhattan

Do you have a physical disability and want to try wheelchair basketball? Come to the Brooklyn Nets wheelchair basketball practice!

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park - Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop in Central Park
March 24, 2020 - Manhattan

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park.

Adult Afternoon Hikes - Greenbelt Nature Center in Blood Root Valley
March 25, 2020 - Manhattan

Enjoy the crisp winter weather as we stroll through different Staten Island Greenbelt trails with Greenbelt educators and a naturalist.

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park - Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop in Central Park
March 25, 2020 - Manhattan

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today.

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park - Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop in Central Park
March 25, 2020 - Manhattan

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park.

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park - Heather Garden in Fort Tryon Park Accessible
March 26, 2020 - Manhattan

Come to Fort Tryon Park and try something new. Join us on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.

Greenbelt Peepers - Greenbelt Nature Center in Blood Root Valley
March 26, 2020 - Manhattan

Join us for a dynamic exploration of the wonders of the Greenbelt forest! Through hands-on activities, observations, games, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Hudson Whiskey Release Party and Bourbon Tasting - Two E Bar/Lounge
March 26, 2020 - New York

Experience Hudson Whiskey's new bourbon and rye at our exclusive party. Be the first to taste Hudson Distillery's two single barrel releases. Meet the distiller while enjoying specialty cocktails and unlimited whiskey. Indulge in complementary savory and sweet light bite pairings.Hudson is known for producing some of America's most prized spirits. Named for its Hudson Valley location, the distillery is New York's first since Prohibition.

Prime Time Comedy Open Mic at Comic Strip Live 3/26/20 - Comic Strip Live
March 26, 2020 - New York

Prime Time Comedy open mic at Comic Strip Live! $10, includes a free drink. 5 minutes per comic. Limited spots, must sign up in advance.

Greenbelt Tree Tots - Greenbelt Nature Center in Blood Root Valley
March 26, 2020 - Manhattan

Join us for a dynamic exploration of the wonders of the Greenbelt forest! Through hands-on activities, observations, games, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Strictly Tango at Chelsea! - Chelsea Recreation Center
March 26, 2020 - Manhattan

Join us for a taste of Strictly Tango NYC Dance School classes. Enjoy the sunset with your dancing shoes on while learning some new moves.

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park - Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop in Central Park
March 26, 2020 - Manhattan

ake our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park.

Prime Time Comedy Open Mic at Comic Strip Live 3/26/20 - Comic Strip Live
March 26, 2020 - New York

Prime Time Comedy open mic at Comic Strip Live! $10, includes a free drink. 5 minutes per comic. Limited spots, must sign up in advance.

Reshaping of the Global Landscape: Theresa May, Vicente Fox and Ehud Barak - The Temple Emanu-El Streicker Center
March 26, 2020 - New York

By The Temple Emanu-El Streicker Center

Peggy Rockefeller Concert Series: Goldstein-Peled-Fiterstein Trio CANCELED - Caspary Auditorium
March 26, 2020 - New York

The 2019-2020 Peggy Rockefeller Concert Series featuring the Goldstein-Peled-Fiterstein Trio

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park - Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop in Central Park
March 26, 2020 - Manhattan

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park.

James Conely (organ) in Recital - St John Nepomucene Church (66 & 1st)
March 27, 2020 - New York

James Conely (organ) in Recital

They Will Take My Island - The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
March 27, 2020 - New York

They Will Take My Island, a multimedia portrait concert featuring the works of Armenian-American composer Mary Kouyoumdjian, will be performed at The Metropolitan Museum of Art as part of the MetLiveArts series. Unreleased scenes and highly personal short films by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Atom Egoyan (The Sweet Hereafter) are given original new scores by Kouyoumdjian in the world premiere of MetLiveArts commission, They Will Take My Island (2020). The JACK Quartet and newly formed Silvana Quartet join forces to form the ensemble. Kouyoumdjian's string quartets Bombs of Beirut, performed by the Silvana Quartet, and Silent Cranes, performed by the JACK Quartet, explore her family's history with the Lebanese Civil War and Armenian Genocide through survivor testimonies and documentary with projections by multimedia designer, painter, photographer, and textile designer Laurie Olinder.

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park - Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop in Central Park
March 27, 2020 - Manhattan

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park.

Cribbage & Tavern Games - Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden
March 27, 2020 - New York

Learn how to play the centuries-old card game cribbage that is experiencing a resurgence, and try your hand at other popular 19th-century games. Enjoy an evening of friendly competition, complete with tavern beverages.

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park - Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop in Central Park
March 27, 2020 - Manhattan

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park.

They Will Take My Island - The Metropolitan Museum of Art
March 27, 2020 - New York

Atom Egoyan, films and directionMary Kouyoumdjian, compositionLaurie Olinder, projection artistJACK QuartetSilvana QuartetUnreleased scenes and highly personal short films by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Atom Egoyan (The Sweet Hereafter) are given original new scores by Armenian American composer Mary Kouyoumdjian in this MetLiveArts commission. Egoyan's highly personal films and excerpts on the life of abstract painter Arshile Gorky are infused with themes of family and immigration. Kouyoumdjian's string quartets Bombs of Beirut and Silent Cranes explore her family's history with the Lebanese Civil War and Armenian Genocide through survivor testimonies and documentary.

Marieann Meringolo - The Songs of Alan and Marilyn Bergman - March 27th - Beach Cafe
March 27, 2020 - New York

Marieann Meringolo - The Songs of Alan and Marilyn Bergman - March 27th

American Federation of Pueri Cantores New York Regional Treble Choir Festival - St John Nepomucene Church (66 & 1st)
March 28, 2020 - New York

American Federation of Pueri Cantores New York Regional Treble Choir Festival

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March 28, 2020 - New York

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Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park - Heather Garden in Fort Tryon Park Accessible
March 28, 2020 - Manhattan

For a breath of fresh air, take your workouts outdoors. Parks are becoming a logical alternative environment for those who want to add variety to their work outs, or who just don't like the gym. And, it's an affordable way to increase physical activity opportunities, because there's nothing special to build.

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park - Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop in Central Park
March 28, 2020 - Manhattan

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park.

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park - Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop in Central Park
March 28, 2020 - Manhattan

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park.

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park - Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop in Central Park
March 28, 2020 - Manhattan

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park.

Spektral Quartet - The Metropolitan Museum of Art
March 28, 2020 - New York

"The quartet proved that they have everything: a supreme technical command that seems to come easily; a capacity to make complicated music clear; and, most notably on this occasion, an ability to cast a magic spell."The New York TimesBeethoven's last major workthe String Quartet No. 16 in F major, op. 135is intellectually confounding and emotionally ravaging, probing new musical territory with sharp contrasts of light and dark. The program, introduced by Bradley Strauchen-Scherer, Associate Curator, Department of Musical Instruments, opens with a string quartet rendering of Toms Luis de Victoria's sublime 16th-century motet O Magnum Mysterium and concludes with Eliza Brown's Quartet No. 1 (2013).

Fragrance Week on Madison Avenue - Madison Avenue
Through March 28, 2020 - New York

The Fragrance Foundation in association with the Madison Avenue B.I.D, will present the inaugural Fragrance Week on Madison Avenue in celebration of the International Fragrance Day on March 21, with in-store festivities from March 19-28. Participating fragrance brands and retailers who reside in the Madison Avenue B.I.D. between 57th and 86th Streets, will offer an array of sensory and olfactory experiences to inspire customers to discover the artistry and passion of fragrance.Participating stores include Atelier Cologne, Carolina Herrera, Diptyque, Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle, Fueguia 1833, Giorgio Armani, Hermes of Paris, John Varvatos, KILIAN Paris, Marc Jacobs, Ralph Lauren, The House of Creed and The Fragrance Foundation Pop-Up.

thelovemaze.com Singles Match In Art @ The Met Museum - Met Museum
March 29, 2020 - New York

Connect art with love. Meet and match to explore the sea of art in partnership. Partnering is done with LoveMazes scientific match making algorithm.Dont forget to unlock mazes to locate potential matches and go on virtual dates to get acquainted before your joint venture.RSVP to secure a spot: https://thelovemaze.com/eventsJoin LoveMaze today, Unlock Mazes to identify your activity partners, and start earning Maze Credits to get Free fun activity driven dating events: https://enter.thelovemaze.com. More info on LoveMaze: https://thelovemaze.com.

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park - Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop in Central Park
March 29, 2020 - Manhattan

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park.

Wildlife Viewing: Frog Watch - Greenbelt Nature Center in Blood Root Valley
March 29, 2020 - Manhattan

Frog Watch invites individuals and families to learn about the wetlands in their communities and help conserve amphibians by reporting data on the calls of local frogs and toads.

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park - Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop in Central Park
March 29, 2020 - Manhattan

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park.

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park - Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop in Central Park
March 29, 2020 - Manhattan

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park.

Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents the World Premiere of a Works & Process Commission Les Ballet Afrik: New York is Burning by Omari Wiles - The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Through March 30, 2020 - New York

Works & Process, the performing arts series at theGuggenheim, presentsthe World Premiere of a Works & Process Commission,Les Ballet Afrik:New York is Burningby Omari Wiles,on Sunday and Monday, March29 and 30, 2020 at 7:30pm.In 1990, the documentaryParis is Burningwas released to critical acclaim. The film chronicled New York City Drag Balls, Ball culture, and Voguing in the 1980s, capturing the elaborately structured Ball competitions and showcasing rival houses. Beyond the Ballroom, each house served as surrogate families for young Ball-walkers who faced rejection from their biological families for their gender expression and sexual orientation. The Voguing that took place at these Balls has entered mainstream culture in the years since, serving as a touch point for a multi-leveled exploration of a queer African-American and Latino subculture.To celebrate the 30th anniversary and to pay homage toParis is Burning, Omari Wiles, founding father of the House of Oricci, presentsNew York is Burning, a Works & Process commission made in and for the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed theater at the Guggenheim. Performed by his company, Les Ballet Afrik,New York is Burning... (read more)

LOVE is in the Air - Galerie Gmurzynska
Through April 04, 2020 - New York

A comprehensive exhibition featuring masterpieces from 1959 to 2007 by Robert Indiana.

Craftsmanship and the Creation of Babylon's Ishtar Gate - ISAW
Through May 24, 2020 - New York

In fall 2019, ISAW will present A Wonder to Behold, an exhibition exploring ancient ideas about craftsmanship and the power of clay, glass, and stone through the display of the surviving fragments of Babylon's iconic Ishtar Gate and Processional Way.

Works & Process, the Performing Arts Series at the Guggenheim, Announces Spring 2020 Season - The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Through June 14, 2020 - New York

Works & Process, the Performing Arts Series at theGuggenheim, Announces Spring 2020 SeasonHighlightsOpening Night Cabaret with Anthony Roth CostanzoNew dance commissions by Ephrat Asherie and Omari WilesTheatrical first looks atCompany,West Side Story, andOcean FilibusterOpera sneak peek with Lincoln Center Theater'sIntimate Apparel, The Metropolitan Opera'sAgrippina, and Opera Theatre of Saint Louis'sAwakeningsDance previews featuring BalletX and Pennsylvania Ballet"An exceptional opportunity to understand something of the creative process."-The New York Times(NEW YORK, NY -November 25, 2019)-Works & Process at the Guggenheim is pleased to announce itsspring 2020season. Since 1984,the performing arts series has championed new works and offered audiences unprecedented access to leading creators. The intimate Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Peter B. Lewis Theater is the venue for these seventy-minute programsthatexplorethecreativeprocess through stimulating discussions and riveting performance highlights. One-of-a-kind productions created for the Guggenheim's rotunda offer a unique experience of the landmark museum. Additional information is availabl... (read more)

Blythe Doll - New York
Through November 29, 2021 - City Guide

BLYTHE DOLL CUSTOMIZATION PANELWhen the worlds of fashion enthusiasts and doll collectors collide, Blythe dolls are at the center. These wide-eyed darlings are beloved as a creative dress for fans who love to pose and style their dolls. But with so many fashion options, how does one get started making custom Blythes? Youll learn just how at our Blythe doll customization panel!Ever wonder how to sew your own Blythe doll clothes, resculpt her face, or style her hair? Our panel will take fans through the basics of coordination and customization. With the mini petite Blythe, middie Blythes or even the moveable Neo Blythe doll, you will learn how to make your doll special.From her humble beginnings in the 70s to her modern resurgence in the past few decades, Blythe is about bringing together the style-savvy. Almost every aspect of her can be customized. Her hands, ears, and faceplate can be swapped out to add attitude and personality. Her hair and eyes can be changed to a rainbow of colours and styles to fit any aesthetic. And, of course, there are as many options for her clothing as fans can dream of.With so many choices, a Blythe doll is a blank canvas for the fashio... (read more)

New York City Scavenger Hunt - Central Park
Through December 31, 2021 - Manhattan

Explore the sights, sounds, and places that make New York City amazing as we lead you on a New York City scavenger hunt adventure.This hunt guides you and your friends on an intrepid walking tour as you find the best things to do in New York City. Solve puzzles, uncover historical secrets, and capture wacky moments as you scavenge your way to the New York City hall of fame and scavenger hunt glory.Without giving it all away, here are some of the top spots along this hunt: Bethesda Fountain, Belvedere Castle, The Dakota.Compete against your friends or colleagues in the best large group activity New York City has to offer. Uncover your teams fearless leaders, trivia champions, and sharpshooting photographers as your company works together to conquer New York City. Teambuilders by ScavengerHunt.com are the most epic outdoor team building game in town and one your team will never forget.And does anyone else hear wedding bells? Let us guide you through your New York City bachelorette party adventure as you and your bride tribe take over the town, hitting all the hot spots in New York City and taking some great pictures along the way. Its the New York City bachelorette party idea that ... (read more)


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