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Monday, December 3, 2018

Here’s what’s going on this week in New York

A Night in Morocco

Join the Central Park Conservancy for a night of cocktails, dinner and dancing in a Moroccan oasis in Central Park.

Thursday, December 6, 7 p.m.

Mid-park at 72nd Street

Next for Autism Winter Benefit

Next for Autism will be hosting an insightful benefit featuring distinguished speaker Dr. Joshua Gordon, M.D., Ph.D., Director of the National Institute of Mental Health. The organization will be recognizing SPARK, the landmark autism research project powered by the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative, for its groundbreaking autism research.

December 4, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

The Metropolitan Club, 1 East 60th Street, New York

Opening Reception: At Home in the American West

At Home features a variety of emerging and established photographers — including Ahndraya Parlato and Gregory Halpern, Texas Isaiah, Pixy Liao, Ricardo Nagaoka, Irina Rozovsky, Mark Steinmetz, and others—who traveled through ten states in the American West and spoke to people about what, and where, home is. The exhibition is on view through January 6.

Thursday, December 6, 6–8:30 p.m.

Aperture Foundation, 547 West 27th Street, Fourth Floor

Holiday Train Show

Enchanting model trains zip through a display of more than 175 New York landmarks, each re-created with bark, leaves, and other natural materials—all under the twinkling glow of the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory at the New York Botanical Gardens.

Through January 21

New York Botanical Gardens, 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx


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