BY SYDNEY PEREIRA
Thurs., Nov. 15, 7 p.m.: Midtown South Precinct
Community Council meeting, at 357 W. 35th St.
Tues., Nov. 20 at 6:30 p.m.: Community Board 2
monthly full board meeting, at St. Anthony of Padua
Church, 151-155 Sullivan St., in the Lower Hall.
Tues., Nov. 20, 7 p.m.: Ninth Precinct Community
Council meeting, at 321 E. 5th St.
Tues., Nov. 20, 6:30 p.m.: 13th Precinct Community
Council meeting, at 230 E. 21st St.
Tues., Nov. 20, 7 p.m.: Midtown North Precinct
Community Council meeting, at 306 W. 54th St.
Wed., Nov. 21, 7 p.m.: 24th Precinct Community
Council meeting, at 151 W. 100th St.
Fri., Nov. 23, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.: How 200 Years
of Death in Greenwich Village Changed America:
The New York Adventure Club explores the history
of Greenwich Village — from a hospital that treated
Titanic survivors to the fi re at the Triangle Shirtwaist
Company — in a walking tour led by local neighborhood
experts Kyle Sallee and Marci Fine. Meet at the
rectory of Church of the Ascension, Seven W. 10th
St. Tickets $29.
Wednesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.: Millions:
Migrants and Millionaires aboard the Great Liners,
1900-1914 (ongoing): The South Street Seaport
Museum, at 12 Fulton St. between South and Front
Sts., features an exhibition revealing the dichotomy
between fi rst- and third-class passengers aboard ships
in the early 20th century. Exhibition is included with
museum admission. Tickets $12.
Fri., Nov. 16, 6:30 p.m.: Female Remedies and
Wicked Women: Reproductive Health in 19th Century
New York: The New-York Historical Society features
playwright and author of “Wickedest Woman”
Jessica Bashline and Dr. Ana Cepin of Physicians for
Reproductive Health in conversation with curator at
the Center for Women’s History for a discussion on
reproductive health in New York’s past and present.
At Dexter Hall at the New-York Historical Society,
170 Central Park West. Tickets, $15. Free for members
of the Women’s History Council.
Thurs., Nov. 15, 7 p.m.: Witness: Lessons from
Elie Wiesel’s Classroom — Featuring Ariel Burger:
The Museum of Jewish Heritage, at 36 Battery Place,
features opening remarks from Elisha Wiesel and
Ariel Burger for a conversation about Burger’s new
book about Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor and Nobel
Peace Prize recipient. FREE, advanced registration
Sat., Nov. 17, 2 p.m.: Black Men Read: “Invisible
Man,” by Ralph Ellison: The New York Public
Library’s Countee Cullen Library, at 104 W. 136th
The Museum of Jewish Heritage is hosting a conversation
between Nora Krug, author of a new visual
memoir “Belonging,” with fi lmmaker Sarah Kamaras,
about using art to explore personal histories.
St. between Malcolm X and Adam Clayton Powell Jr.
Boulevards, introduces a new book club, Black Men
Read, which highlights black male authors once a
Mon., Nov. 19, 6:30 p.m.: Mid-Sentence —
Those Who Knew: Idra Novey with Hernán Diaz:
N.Y.P.L.’s Mid-Manhattan Library, at 476 Fifth Ave.,
at 42nd St., in the Program Room, hosts a discussion
with poet and translator Idra Novey, author of
“Those Who Knew.” Novey’s novel tells the story of a
30-year-old college instructor who helped put a politician
in power, but who she suspects is taking advantage
of a young woman who ultimately turns up dead.
Novey will be joined by Hernán Diaz, author of “In
the Distance.” FREE
Mon., Nov. 19, 7 p.m.: “Belonging” — Featuring
Nora Krug: The Museum of Jewish Heritage, at 36
Battery Place, is holding a conversation between Nora
Krug, author of a new visual memoir “Belonging,”
with fi lmmaker Sarah Kamaras for a conversation
about using art to explore personal histories. FREE,
advanced registration recommended.
Shaped by Immigrants: A History of Yorkville
(ongoing): FRIENDS of the Upper East Side Historic
Districts, a historical preservation group, launched a
mini-documentary and published a book, “Shaped by
Immigrants: A History of Yorkville,” telling the story
of the enclave’s immigrant roots and architectural
history. The project aims to spark conversation about
preservation in the neighborhood. Individuals can
purchase the book for $30 and watch the 15-minute
mini-documentary for free at www.friends-ues.org/
Mon., Nov. 19, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.: Film Screening
for Adults: “A Quiet Place”: N.Y.P.L.’s Seward Park
Library, at 192 E. Broadway between Jefferson and
Clinton Sts., features the 2018 American post-apocalyptic
horror fi lm “A Quiet Place,” in the library’s
Community Room. FREE
Thurs., Nov. 15, 6:30 p.m.: Yeah She Did: Bad
Broads of Broadcasting: Caveat, a Lower East Side
bar and venue at 21A Clinton St. between E. Houston
and Stanton Sts., celebrates “unsung sheroes” of the
Fourth Estate in a storytelling event with Yeah She
Did and WNYC Studio’s Werk It, A Women’s Podcast
Festival. Comedian Molly Gaebe hosts a discussion
with Teen Vogue’s wellness features editor Vera Papisova,
audio producer Alex Laughlin, TED Speaker
Development Director Cloe Shasha, TED Conferences
writer Rajpreet Heir, and Leila Barghouty, an
investigative journalist for the Open Policing Project.
Tickets $15 advanced purchase, $20 at the door.
Doors 6:30 pm, show 7 pm. Age 21 and over.
Sun., Nov. 18, 9 p.m.: Laughter as Resistance: A
Night of Comedy for Abortion Access: Caveat, at
21A Clinton St. between E. Houston and Stanton
Sts., hosts a night of comedy that will “make you forget
how messed up the state of abortion rights is in
America.” Comedians include Sydnee Washington,
Natasha Vaynblat, Anne Hogan and more. Tickets
$15 advanced, $20 at the door. Proceeds go toward
the Mississippi Reproductive Freedom Fund. Doors 9
p.m., show 9:30 p.m. Age 21 and over.
Sat., Nov. 17, and Sat., Nov. 24, 3 p.m.: Improv
Hour: N.Y.P.L.’s 53rd St. Library, at 18 W. 53rd St.
between Fifth and Sixth Aves., hosts an hour of collaborative
theatrics, costume changes, creativity and
curveballs for an improv hour intended for children
ages 5 to 12 accompanied by a caregiver. FREE
Mon., Nov. 19, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.: Kids movie
“Wreck-It Ralph”: N.Y.P.L.’s Tompkins Square Library,
at 331 E. 10th St. between Avenues A and
B, on the second fl oor, shows the childrens’ movie
“Wreck-It Ralph.” FREE
Fri., Nov. 16, 23 and 30, at 3:30 pm: Retro Video
Game Day: New York Public Library’s Grand Central
Library, at 135 E. 46th St. between Lexington
and Third Aves., hosts retro video game day every
Friday with old-school games, consoles and controllers.
Sat., Nov. 17, and Sat., Nov. 18, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.:
Renegade Craft Fair: An indoor craft fair with dozens
of shops, eateries and artwork at Metropolitan Pavilion,
at 125 W. 18th St. between Sixth and Seventh
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