Weekend Calendar MARCH 8, 9, 10

March 8
7 PM
New York Stories: Sonia Sotomayor
911 Museum and Memorial
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will reflect on the impact of the 9/11 attacks on American society from her unique vantagepoint as a native New Yorker who watched as her city and neighborhood were devastated, and then witnessed the city rebuild. FREE www.911memorial.org
Gabriel Royal
Tribeca Performing Arts Center
Influenced by Stevie Wonder’s groove to Burt Bacharach’s relaxed, jazzy yet poppy sensitivities, including outcast contemporary artists such as John Legend, Hiatus Coyote, Flying Lotus, James Blake, Janellle Monae and Thundercat, Gabriel’s trademark sound is his singing over a cello, the result being an easy listening modern chamber pop. Gabriel Royal, his self-titled debut album, was produced, engineered and programmed in Brooklyn. 199 Chambers Street. $21 www.tribecapac.org
March 9
Women of the Revolutionary War Tour
Fraunces Tavern Museum
On this tour you will explore the incredible stories of women who played a pivotal role in the Revolution, from patriotic women fighting for independence, to loyalist women who fought to suppress the rebellion;  Learn about the untold stories of women like Agent 355 of the Culper Spy Ring, express rider Sybil Ludington, and Deborah Sampson; who disguised as a man, fought bravely for the Continental Army.  Free with admission ($7, $4) 54 Pearl Street  frauncestavernmuseum.org
Epic Voices: Bernadette Mayer & Midwinter Day with Stacy Szymaszek
Poets House
Beloved New York School poet and artist Bernadette Mayer joins poet and former director of the Poetry Project Stacy Szymaszek in a craft conversation on daily writing, quotidian epic, and conceptual long poems including Mayer’s Midwinter Day, Studying Hunger, Works and Days, and Szymaszek’s trilogy of poetic journals. Introduced by Belladonna Collaborative and followed by an audience Q&A with Mayer and Szymaszek.  $7, $10  10 River Terrace. www.poetshouse.org
March 10
New Families, New Traditions
Museum of Jewish Heritage –
A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
Join the musical group Yellow Sneaker and their puppet pals for a musical family program that bridges connections to Jewish culture and traditions. For ages newborn to 4. 36 Battery Place. www.mjhnyc.org


Wonder Women
of Classical Music!
6 River Terrace
An ensemble from the Knickerbocker Chamber Orchestra celebrates Women’s History Month with a free performance showcasing great classical and contemporary female composers.  A wonderful family concert! Free; registration required. Click here to register

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