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Upcoming Free Events in Senate District 26: August 2012 Courtesy of State Senator Liz Krueger Also available

on the web at www.lizkrueger.com If you would like to receive this list via email instead of regular mail, let us know send your name, address, and email address to liz@lizkrueger.com, with the subject Free Events List Please note: This schedule is subject to change it is recommended that you call ahead to confirm these events.

Wednesday 8/1/12 11:30 AM Bryant Park, Upper Terrace across from the BP Grill 212-382-2255 Workshop: Intermediate French Language Class 12:30 PM Central Park, Belvedere Castle 212-772-0210 Walking Tour: Castle and its Kingdom Tour 12:30 PM Bryant Park, Reading Room 212-382-2255 Books & Poetry: Cristina Alger, Karl Taro Greenfield, Karen Walker Thompson, and Jean Zimmerman 12:30 PM Bryant Park, Upper Terrace 212-382-2255 Music: Pianist Sue Maskaleris 3:15 PM NYPL, Stephen A. Schwarman Building, Fifth Avenue @ 42 nd Street Workshop: Introduction to Computers 6:00 PM Bryant Park, Fountain Terrace 212-382-2255 Music: Dan Wilensky Quartet 6:00 PM Bryant Park, The Tables in the 42nd Street Allee 212-382-2255 Activity: Ping Pong Tournament 7:00 PM Bryant Park, Reading Room 212-382-2255 Books & Poetry: Harold Holzer Emancipating Lincoln: The Proclamation in Text, Context and Memory 8:00 PM Central Park, Rumsey Playfield Dance: Camille A. Brown & Dancers

Thursday 8/2/12 7:00 AM Union Square Park, South Plaza 212-460-1200 Activity: All Day Event: SUMMER IN THE SQUARE 7:30 AM Bryant Park, Fountain Terrace 212-382-2255 Exercise: Tai Chi 12:30 PM Central Park, W81st and CPW 212-772-0210 Walking Tour: West Side Stories Tour Tour 2:00 PM Bryant Park, Upper Terrace 212-382-2255 Music: Pianist Sue Maskaleris 6:00 PM Bryant Park, Lawn 212-382-2255 Exercise: Yoga 7:00 PM Barnes & Noble, Union Square, 33 East 17th Street 212-253-0810 Books & Poetry: Upstairs at the Square with Cheryl Strayed and Theo Bleckmann

Friday 8/3/12 7:00 AM Central Park, Rumsey Playfield Music: GMA Summer Concert Series Presents: Neyo 12:30 PM Central Park, Belvedere Castle 212-772-0210 Walking Tour: Amble through the Ramble Tour 12:30 PM Bryant Park, Upper Terrace 212-382-2255 Music: Pianist Sue Maskaleris 12:30 PM Bryant Park, 40th Street Plaza 212-382-2255 Music: J. P. Schlegelmilch on Accordion 1:00 PM Bryant Park, Lawn 212-382-2255 Activity: Juggling 8:00 PM Central Park, Delacorte Theater Theater: Shakespeare in the Park Into the Woods

Saturday 8/4/12 10:00 AM Bryant Park, Lawn 212-382-2255 Dance: Moves with Limon Classes 10:30 AM Central Park, Samuel F. B. Morse Statue Walking Tour: Cross Park Promenade Tour 11:00 AM Central Park, Vanderbilt Gate Walking Tour: Conservatory Garden Tour 12:30 PM Central Park, 85th and CPW Walking Tour: Seneca Village Tour 12:30 PM Central Park, The Charles A. Dana Discovery Center Walking Tour: Manhattan Adirondacks Tour 2:30 PM NYPL, Library for the Performing Arts, 40 Lincoln Center Plaza Movie: Youd Be Surprised (1926) 3:00 PM Central Park, Rumsey Playfield Music: Amadou & Miriam/Theopilus London/Just a Band

Sunday 8/5/12 12:30 PM Central Park, Dairy Gift Shop Walking Tour: Views from the Past Tour 2:30 PM Central Park, Jose Marti Statue Walking Tour: Exploring Hallett and the Pond Tour 4:00 PM Central Park, Rumsey Playfield Music: Hezekiah Walker/Vashawn Mitchell/LeAndria Johnson/James Fortune and F.I.Y.A. 8:00 PM Central Park, Delacorte Theater Theater: Shakespeare in the Park Into the Woods

Monday 8/6/12 11:30 AM Bryant Park, Upper Terrace across from the BP Grill 212-382-2255 Workshop: Beginner French Language Class 12:30 PM Bryant Park, Upper Terrace 212-382-2255 Music: Kuni Mikami 12:30 PM Bryant Park, 40th Street Plaza 212-382-2255 Music: Suzanne Davenport on Accordion 3:00 PM NYPL, Stephen A. Schwarman Building, Fifth Avenue @ 42 nd Street Workshop: Kindle Books @ NYPL 5:00 PM Bryant Park, The Lawn 212-382-2255 Movie: The Adventures of Robin Hood 7:00 PM Barnes & Noble, 86th and Lexington, 212-369-2180 Books & Poetry: M. L. Stedman The Light Between Oceans 8:00 PM Central Park, Delacorte Theater Theater: Shakespeare in the Park Into the Woods

Tuesday 8/7/12 7:30 AM Bryant Park, Fountain Terrace 212-382-2255 Exercise: Tai Chi 10:00 AM Bryant Park, Upper Terrace 212-382-2255 Exercise: Yoga 12:00 PM Union Square Park, West Side Seating Area 212-460-1200 Music: Jazz in the Square Concert Series 12:30 PM Central Park, Dairy Gift Shop Walking Tour: The Art of the Park Tour 12:30 PM Bryant Park, Reading Room 212-382-2255 Books & Poetry: Selected Letters by John Keats 12:30 PM Bryant Park, Upper Terrace 212-382-2255 Music: Kuni Mikami 12:30 PM Bryant Park, 40th Street Plaza 212-382-2255 Music: Suzanne Davenport on Accordion 4

1:30 PM Bryant Park, Upper Terrace across from the BP Grill 212-382-2255 Activity: Knitting 5:30 PM Bryant Park, 40th Street Plaza 212-382-2255 Activity: Juggling 7:00 PM Bryant Park, Reading Room 212-382-2255 Books & Poetry: Poetry with Aaron Belz, Michael Collier, Laura Cronk and Julia Sheehan 7:00 PM NYPL, Mid-Manhattan Library, 455 Fifth Avenue Books and Poetry: Mixed Bag PM: Story Time for Grown-Ups 7:30 PM Central Park, Naumburg Bandshell Music: L. St. John, P. Ziegler, C. Ragazzi, H. del Curto, & A. Roitstein, Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Astor Piazzollas 1987 Central Park Concert 7:30 PM Central Park, Naumburg Bandshell Music: Lara St. John & Friends 8:00 PM Central Park, Delacorte Theater Theater: Shakespeare in the Park Into the Woods

Wednesday 8/8/12 11:30 AM Bryant Park, Upper Terrace across from the BP Grill 212-382-2255 Workshop: Intermediate Spanish Language Class 1:00 PM NYPL, Mid-Manhattan Library, 455 Fifth Avenue Books and Poetry: Mixed Bag PM: Story Time for Grown-Ups 12:30 PM Central Park, The Charles A. Dana Discovery Center Walking Tour: Manhattan Adirondacks Tour 12:30 PM Bryant Park, Reading Room 212-382-2255 Books and Poetry: William Bratton & Zach Tumin Collaborate or Perish! Reaching Across Boundaries in a Networked World 12:30 PM Bryant Park, Upper Terrace 212-382-2255 Music: Kuni Mikami 3:15 PM NYPL, Stephen A. Schwarman Building, Fifth Avenue @ 42 nd Street Workshop: Basic Internet

6:00 PM Bryant Park, Fountain Terrace 212-382-2255 Music: Abby Payne 8:00 PM Central Park, Delacorte Theater Theater: Shakespeare in the Park Into the Woods

Thursday 8/9/12 7:00 AM Union Square Park, South Plaza 212-460-1200 Activity: All Day Event: SUMMER IN THE SQUARE 7:30 AM Bryant Park, Fountain Terrace 212-382-2255 Exercise: Tai Chi 12:30 PM Central Park, Belvedere Castle 212-772-0210 Walking Tour: Castle and its Kingdom Tour 2:00 PM Bryant Park, Upper Terrace 212-382-2255 Music: Kuni Mikami 6:00 PM Bryant Park, The Lawn 212-382-2255 Exercise: Yoga 7:00 PM Barnes & Noble, 86th and Lexington, 212-369-2180 Books & Poetry: Jennie Fields Age of Desire: A Novel

Friday 8/10/12 7:00 AM Central Park, Rumsey Playfield Music: GMA Summer Concert Series Presents: OneRepublic 12:30 PM Central Park, W81st and CPW 212-772-0210 Walking Tour: West Side Stories Tour Tour 12:30 PM Bryant Park, Upper Terrace 212-382-2255 Music: Kuni Mikami 12:30 PM Bryant Park, 40th Street Plaza 212-382-2255 Music: Suzanne Davenport on Accordion 12:30 PM NYPL, Stephen A. Schwarman Building, Fifth Avenue @ 42 nd Street Workshop: Researching Food in E-Resources: Scholarly Publications

1:00 PM Bryant Park, The Lawn 212-382-2255 Activity: Juggling 6:00 PM NYPL, Library for the Performing Arts, 40 Lincoln Center Plaza Movie: Noel Cowards Bitter Sweet: a Presentation by Brad Rosenstein 8:00 PM Central Park, Delacorte Theater Theater: Shakespeare in the Park Into the Woods

Saturday 8/11/12 10:00 AM Bryant Park, Lawn 212-382-2255 Dance: Moves with Limon Classes 10:30 AM Central Park, Dairy Gift Shop Walking Tour: Views from the Past Tour 12:30 PM Central Park, The Charles A. Dana Discovery Center Walking Tour: A Road Once Traveled Tour 1:00 PM Barnes & Noble, 86th and Lexington, 212-369-2180 Books & Poetry: The Dickens Fellowship discusses Oliver Twist 2:30 PM Central Park, Belvedere Castle 212-772-0210 Walking Tour: Castle and its Kingdom Tour 8:00 PM Central Park, Delacorte Theater Theater: Shakespeare in the Park Into the Woods

Sunday 8/12/12 12:30 PM Central Park, Belvedere Castle 212-772-0210 Walking Tour: Amble through the Ramble Tour 12:30 PM Central Park, Samuel F. B. Morse Statue Walking Tour: Cross Park Promenade Tour

Monday 8/13/12 11:30 AM Bryant Park, Upper Terrace across from the BP Grill 212-382-2255 Workshop: Beginner Japanese Language Class 12:30 PM Bryant Park, Upper Terrace 212-382-2255 7

Music: Victor Lin 12:30 PM Bryant Park, 40th Street Plaza 212-382-2255 Music: Dallas Viettys Musette Project 5:00 PM Bryant Park, The Lawn 212-382-2255 Movie: All About Eve 6:00 PM NYPL, Library for the Performing Arts, 40 Lincoln Center Plaza Theatre: Noel and Company presents Star Quality 7:00 PM Barnes & Noble, Union Square, 33 East 17th Street 212-253-0810 Books & Poetry: Steven DeRosa Writing with Hitchcock: The Collaboration of Alfred Hitchcock and John Michael Hayes 8:00 PM Central Park, Delacorte Theater Theater: Shakespeare in the Park Into the Woods

Tuesday 8/14/12 7:30 AM Bryant Park, Fountain Terrace 212-382-2255 Exercise: Tai Chi 10:00 AM Bryant Park, Upper Terrace 212-382-2255 Exercise: Yoga 12:00 PM Union Square Park, West Side Seating Area 212-460-1200 Music: Jazz in the Square Concert Series 12:30 PM Central Park, Samuel F. B. Morse Statue Walking Tour: Cross Park Promenade Tour 12:30 PM Bryant Park, Upper Terrace 212-382-2255 Music: Victor Lin 12:30 PM Bryant Park, 40th Street Plaza 212-382-2255 Music: Dallas Viettys Musette Project 1:30 PM Bryant Park, Upper Terrace across from the BP Grill 212-382-2255 Activity: Knitting 5:30 PM Bryant Park, 40th Street Plaza 212-382-2255 Activity: Juggling

7:00 PM Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street 212-294-8301 Books and Poetry: Book Club The Marriage Artist 7:00 PM Central Park, Rumsey Playfield Music: Goapele/Yolanda Zama/Screening: Come Back Africa 7:00 PM Barnes & Noble, 86th and Lexington, 212-369-2180 Activity: Knitting Group 7:00 PM Bryant Park, Reading Room 212-382-2255 Books and Poetry: Poetry with Alice James Books 8:00 PM Central Park, Delacorte Theater Theater: Shakespeare in the Park Into the Woods

Wednesday 8/15/12 11:30 AM Bryant Park, Upper Terrace across from the BP Grill 212-382-2255 Workshop: Intermediate French Language Class 12:30 PM Bryant Park, Upper Terrace 212-382-2255 Music: Victor Lin 12:30 PM Central Park, Belvedere Castle 212-772-0210 Walking Tour: Castle and its Kingdom Tour 3:15 PM NYPL, Stephen A. Schwarman Building, Fifth Avenue @ 42 nd Street Workshop: Basic Email 6:00 PM Bryant Park, Fountain Terrace 212-382-2255 Music: Joonsam Lee Quartet 6:30 PM NYPL, Library for the Performing Arts, 40 Lincoln Center Plaza Theatre: SUMMER SALON Perspective Coward, created by Laura Caufield 8:00 PM Central Park, Delacorte Theater Theater: Shakespeare in the Park Into the Woods

Thursday 8/16/12 7:30 AM Bryant Park, Fountain Terrace 212-382-2255 Exercise: Tai Chi 12:30 PM Central Park, Dairy Gift Shop 212-794-4064 Walking Tour: Views from the Past Tour 2:00 PM Bryant Park, Upper Terrace 212-382-2255 Music: Victor Lin 6:00 PM Bryant Park, Lawn 212-382-2255 Exercise: Yoga 7:00 PM Barnes & Noble, 86th and Lexington, 212-369-2180 Books & Poetry: Marie Semple Whered You Go, Bernadette?

Friday 8/17/12 12:30 PM Bryant Park, Upper Terrace 212-382-2255 Music: Victor Lin 12:30 PM Bryant Park, 40th Street Plaza 212-382-2255 Music: Dallas Viettys Musette Project 1:00 PM Bryant Park, Lawn 212-382-2255 Activity: Juggling 8:00 PM Central Park, Delacorte Theater Theater: Shakespeare in the Park Into the Woods

Saturday 8/18/12 10:00 AM Carl Schurz Park, 86th Street Mall at East End Avenue Activity: Volunteer Gardening 10:00 AM Bryant Park, Lawn 212-382-2255 Dance: Moves with Limon Classes 10:30 AM Central Park, Dairy Gift Shop Walking Tour: The Art of the Park Tour 12:30 PM Central Park, Belvedere Castle 212-772-0210 Walking Tour: Amble through the Ramble Tour 10

2:30 PM Central Park, W81st and CPW Walking Tour: West Side Stories Tour 8:00 PM Central Park, Delacorte Theater Theater: Shakespeare in the Park Into the Woods

Sunday 8/19/12 12:30 PM Central Park, The Charles A. Dana Discovery Center Walking Tour: A Road Once Traveled Tour 2:30 PM Central Park, Dairy Gift Shop Walking Tour: Views from the Past Tour

Monday 8/20/12 11:30 AM Bryant Park, Upper Terrace across from the BP Grill 212-382-2255 Workshop: Beginner Italian Language Class 12:30 PM Bryant Park, Upper Terrace 212-382-2255 Music: Pianist Larry Ham 12:30 PM Bryant Park, 40th Street Plaza 212-382-2255 Music: Bob Goldberg on Accordion 3:00 PM NYPL, Stephen A. Schwarman Building, Fifth Avenue @ 42 nd Street Workshop: E-Books for Smart Phones and Tablets @ NYPL 5:00 PM Bryant Park, The Lawn 212-382-2255 Movie: Raiders of the Lost Ark

Tuesday 8/21/12 7:30 AM Bryant Park, Fountain Terrace 212-382-2255 Exercise: Tai Chi 10:00 AM Bryant Park, Upper Terrace 212-382-2255 Exercise: Yoga 12:30 PM Central Park, The Charles A. Dana Discovery Center Walking Tour: Manhattan Adirondacks Tour

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12:30 PM Bryant Park, Reading Room 212-382-2255 Books and Poetry: Edith Wharton House of Mirth 12:30 PM Bryant Park, Upper Terrace 212-382-2255 Music: Pianist Larry Ham 12:30 PM Bryant Park, 40th Street Plaza 212-382-2255 Music: Bob Goldberg on Accordion 1:30 PM Bryant Park, Upper Terrace across from the BP Grill 212-382-2255 Activity: Knitting 5:30 PM Bryant Park, 40th Street Plaza 212-382-2255 Activity: Juggling 7:00 PM NYPL, Mid-Manhattan Library, 455 Fifth Avenue Books and Poetry: Mixed Bag PM: Story Time for Grown-Ups 8:00 PM Central Park, Delacorte Theater Theater: Shakespeare in the Park Into the Woods

Wednesday 8/22/12 11:30 AM Bryant Park, Upper Terrace across from the BP Grill 212-382-2255 Workshop: Intermediate Spanish Language Class 1:00 PM NYPL, Mid-Manhattan Library, 455 Fifth Avenue Books and Poetry: Mixed Bag PM: Story Time for Grown-Ups 12:30 PM Bryant Park, Upper Terrace 212-382-2255 Music: Pianist Larry Ham 12:30 PM Central Park, Samuel F. B. Morse Statue Walking Tour: Cross Park Promenade Tour 3:15 PM NYPL, Stephen A. Schwarman Building, Fifth Avenue @ 42nd Street Workshop: Social Networking (Facebook, Twitter) 6:00 PM Bryant Park, Fountain Terrace 212-382-2255 Music: Everest Cale 8:00 PM Central Park, Sheep Meadow Movie: Pee-Wees Big Adventure

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8:00 PM Central Park, Delacorte Theater Theater: Shakespeare in the Park Into the Woods

Thursday 8/23/12 7:30 AM Bryant Park, Fountain Terrace 212-382-2255 Exercise: Tai Chi 12:30 PM Bryant Park, Upper Terrace 212-382-2255 Music: Pianist Larry Ham 6:00 PM Bryant Park, The Lawn 212-382-2255 Exercise: Yoga

Friday 8/24/12 12:30 PM Central Park, Belvedere Castle 212-772-0210 Walking Tour: Amble through the Ramble Tour 12:30 PM Bryant Park, Upper Terrace 212-382-2255 Music: Pianist Larry Ham 12:30 PM Bryant Park, 40th Street Plaza 212-382-2255 Music: Bob Goldberg on Accordion 1:00 PM Bryant Park, The Lawn 212-382-2255 Activity: Juggling 8:00 PM Central Park, Delacorte Theater Theater: Shakespeare in the Park Into the Woods

Saturday 8/25/12 10:00 AM Bryant Park, Lawn 212-382-2255 Dance: Moves with Limon Classes 8:00 PM Central Park, Delacorte Theater Theater: Shakespeare in the Park Into the Woods

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Sunday 8/26/12 12:30 PM Central Park, W81st and CPW Walking Tour: West Side Stories Tour 12:30 PM Central Park, 85th and CPW Walking Tour: Seneca Village Tour

Monday 8/27/12 11:30 AM Bryant Park, Upper Terrace across from the BP Grill 212-382-2255 Workshop: Beginner Spanish Language Class 12:30 PM Bryant Park, Upper Terrace 212-382-2255 Music: Pianist Frank Owens 3:00 PM NYPL, Stephen A. Schwarman Building, Fifth Avenue @ 42 nd Street Workshop: E-Books for Nooks @ NYPL Tuesday 8/28/12 7:30 AM Bryant Park, Fountain Terrace 212-382-2255 Exercise: Tai Chi 10:00 AM Bryant Park, Upper Terrace 212-382-2255 Exercise: Yoga 12:30 PM Central Park, Belvedere Castle 212-772-0210 Walking Tour: Castle and its Kingdom Tour 12:30 PM Bryant Park, Upper Terrace 212-382-2255 Music: Pianist Frank Owens 1:30 PM Bryant Park, Upper Terrace across from the BP Grill 212-382-2255 Activity: Knitting 5:30 PM Bryant Park, 40th Street Plaza 212-382-2255 Activity: Juggling 7:00 PM Barnes & Noble, 86th and Lexington, 212-369-2180 Books & Poetry: Kathy Reichs & Kerry Reichs Bones are Forever 7:00 PM Barnes & Noble, 86th and Lexington, 212-369-2180 Activity: Knitting Group

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Wednesday 8/29/12 11:30 AM Bryant Park, Upper Terrace across from the BP Grill 212-382-2255 Workshop: Intermediate French Language Class 12:30 PM Bryant Park, Upper Terrace 212-382-2255 Music: Pianist Frank Owens 12:30 PM Central Park, Dairy Gift Shop Walking Tour: Views from the Past Tour 6:00 PM Bryant Park, Fountain Terrace 212-382-2255 Music: John Farnsworth Quintet 7:00 PM Barnes & Noble, Union Square, 33 East 17th Street 212-253-0810 Books & Poetry: Jonathan Kozol Fire in the Ashes

Thursday 8/30/12 7:30 AM Bryant Park, Fountain Terrace 212-382-2255 Exercise: Tai Chi 12:30 PM Bryant Park, Upper Terrace 212-382-2255 Music: Pianist Frank Owens 6:00 PM Bryant Park, The Lawn 212-382-2255 Exercise: Yoga 8:00 PM Hunter College, 68th and Lexington, Room 537 212-772-5148 Theatre: Bending All the Rules

Friday 8/31/12 12:30 PM Bryant Park, Upper Terrace 212-382-2255 Music: Pianist Frank Owens 1:00 PM Bryant Park, Lawn 212-382-2255 Activity: Juggling 8:00 PM Hunter College, 68th and Lexington, Room 537 212-772-5148 Theatre: Bending All the Rules

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