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The Week Ahead: May 22-26 on the AVENUE

Monday, May 22, 2017
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It’s almost summer! But the city hasn’t gone to sleep quite yet. Check out the lineup of events this week.


American Ballet Theatre 2017 Spring Gala


Monday, May 22, 6:30 p.m.


Metropolitan Opera House, 30 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York


Celebrate the American Ballet Theatre with dinner, dancing, and a performance of Whipped Cream, a brand new story ballet by Alexi Ratmansky.


For additional information, visit abt.org.


 


The New School 2017 Parsons Benefit


Monday, May 22, 6:30 p.m.


Pier 60, Chelsea Piers, New York


The annual Parsons Benefit at The New School is a collaboration between Parsons School of Design and the College of Performing Arts. Combining student performance and presentation of student fashion collections, the 2017 Parsons Benefit will showcase the next generation of creative talent.


For tickets and additional information, visit parsonsbenefit.newschool.edu.


 


Fifth Annual Girls Write Now Awards


Wednesday, May 23, 6-9 p.m.


City Winery, 155 Varick Street, New York


For nearly 20 years, Girls Write Now has been dedicated to mentoring the next generation of women. The Girls Write Now Awards celebrate the fearless leaders who are evolving the narrative and igniting change for our girls.


For tickets and additional information, visit girlswritenow.org.


 


Whitney Museum of American Art Gala and Studio Party


Tuesday, May 23, 7 p.m.


Whitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort Street, New York 


Enjoy cocktails and dinner, followed by music and dancing.


For tickets and additional information, visit whitney.org.


 


Literacy Partners 2017 Evening of Readings and Gala Dinner Dance


Wednesday, May 24, 6:30 p.m.


Cipriani 42nd Street, 110 East 42nd Street, New York


Celebrate Literacy Partners and their mission to help parents create a better future for their children. The event will honor Joanne Lipman, Fareed Zakaria, Shelia Nevins and John Josephson.


For tickets and additional information, visit literacypartners.org.


 


Fleet Week Begins


Wednesday, May 24–Tuesday, May 30


Now in its 29th year, Fleet Week is the city’s time-honored celebration of the sea services. It’s an opportunity for city residents to meet sailors, marines and coast guardsmen, as well as witness firsthand the latest capabilities of today’s maritime services.


For additional information, visit militarynews.com.


 


Intrepid Air & Space Museum 2017 Salute to Freedom Gala


Thursday, May 25, 6 p.m.


The Intrepid, Pier 86, West 46th Street and 12th Avenue


The Salute to Freedom gala provides crucial funding for important Museum access programs, including the Veterans Access Initiative that serves returning veterans with post-traumatic stress or traumatic brain injury, those who have recently been hospitalized and their families.


For tickets and additional information, visit intrepidmuseum.org.


 


 


 




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