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12 Things To Do in Your New York City Neighborhood This Week

By DNAinfo Staff | May 1, 2016 8:35am | Updated on February 19, 2017 6:06pm

 This Tuesday, you can learn how to read your future in the cards at the Tarot Society Gallery in Bushwick.
This Tuesday, you can learn how to read your future in the cards at the Tarot Society Gallery in Bushwick.
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Monday, Feb. 20

► “Winnie the Pooh” Screening

Where: Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria    
When: 12:30 p.m.

Each day this week during the public school mid-winter break, the museum will be screening “Winnie the Pooh,” the 2011 film adaptation of the beloved children’s book. Tickets are $7 for kids, $15 for adults, and includes same-day admission to the museum.

 Free Entrepreneurship Week Events: “The Dialogue Entrepreneurship Series”

Where: The Microsoft Store, 677 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side
When: 6 to 9 p.m.

The Microsoft Store is kicking off a weeklong series spotlighting tips and tricks from entrepreneurs with diverse backgrounds. The first, on Monday, will focus on educating and building the New York City community through discussion with entrepreneurs that are disruptive in the music and tech industries. The other events include a “Made in Africa” series, a “WIX Lounge, Women Entrepreneurs” series, and international entrepreneur showcase, and a male panel that will share visionary stories and journeys with a small business workshop.

Brooklyn’s Longest Running Stand-up Comedy Show

Where: Freddy’s Bar, 627 Fifth Ave., Park Slope
When: 9 p.m. to 11 p.m.

See both new and seasoned comics at this show hosted by Calvin S. Cato.

Tuesday, Feb. 21

Daytime Drawing Class

Where: Trestle Gallery, 850 Third Ave., Sunset Park
When: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

This is the first in a series of five classes at Trestle Gallery’s new Sunset Park location, led by mixed media artist Katherine Keltner. The cost for the entire series is $275.

► New York Composers Circle Concert of New Music

Where: Saint Peter's Church at Citigroup Center, 619 Lexington Ave., Midtown East
When: 7 p.m.

The New York Composers Circle will present seven new pieces of music as part of the 2017 Composers Now Festival.

► Tarot for Beginners

Where: Tarot Society Gallery, 4 Charles Place, Bushwick
When: 7:30 to 10 p.m.

Get a crash course in reading Tarot cards with a brief history of the practice, tips for reading others tarot, introduction to the meaning of different cards and their astrological significance. Tickets are $20.

Wednesday, Feb. 22

From Genocide Orphan to Human Rights Activist

Where: Kupferberg Holocaust Center, Queensborough Community College, 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside
When: 12:20 to 1:50 p.m.

Jacqueline Murekatete, a Rwandan genocide survivor, speaks about her experiences as a victim and her work establishing the Genocide Survivors Foundation.

► Big Band Jazz at Shapeshifter Lab

Where: Shapeshifter Lab, 18 Whitwell Pl., Gowanus
When: 9 p.m.

Described by one reviewer as “richly tuneful” and “darkly majestic,” The Erica Seguine/Shannon Baker Jazz Orchestra will perform, with Meg Okura's Pan Asian Chamber Jazz Ensemble opening at 8 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 23

 Displacements: People

Where: Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place, Greenwich Village
When: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

This free panel discussion, featuring a former deputy high commissioner of the United Nations, a Museum of Modern Art associate curator, a Harvard architecture professor and a designer, will focus on how the architecture and design community can respond to the global refugee crisis.

► Author’s Talk: Abby Fabiaschi

Where: Shakespeare & Co., 939 Lexington Ave., Upper East Side
When: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Listen to author Abby Fabiaschi talk about her book, “I Liked My Life,” about a widowed husband and his daughter trying to come to terms with Madeline’s death. Fabiaschi is also the director of the Her Future Coalition, an international nonprofit that uplifts victims from sex trafficking and abuse. “I Liked My Life” is her first novel.

► Washington Heights/Inwood Food Council February Meeting    

Where: Inwood Branch, 4790 Broadway, Inwood
When: 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Calling all foodies to join the Washington Heights/Inwood Food Council for the February meeting. Get to meet community members and residents who care about bringing food justice and healthy options to the community. Light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP at crivera@cityharvest.org or (646) 412-0719.

Met Performance: Profeti della Quinta performs “The Father of Opera and His Jewish Coeval”

Where: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side
When: 7 p.m.

The vocal quintet, Profeti della Quinta from Galilee and Switzerland that focuses on a repertoire from the 16th and 17th centuries, will sing works by Salome Rossi and Claudio Monteverdi. Tickets start at $50.

This column was compiled by DNAinfo reporters Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska, Shaye Weaver, Jeanmarie Evelly, Leslie Albrecht, Danielle Tcholakian, Noah Hurowitz, Carolina Pichardo and Gwynne Hogan.