Cheap$kate: FREE events in NYC this week
Ice ice baby. Chasing ice ice baby. No? Oh, fine. Seriously, though, you should stop by Symphony Space this week to catch a screening of Sundance award-winning film "Chasing Ice," which details National Geographic photographer James Balog's mission to capture the Earth's changing climate. RSVP required. (Tuesday, 9:30 a.m., Thurs., 7 p.m. & 8:45 p.m.; & Sat., 2 p.m., FREE, RSVP required, Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th St., 212-864-5400, symphonyspace.org)
Rita Moreno in Conversation with Lin-Manuel Miranda
Actress, singer and dancer Rita Moreno - one of only 11 people to win a Grammy, Emmy, Tony and Oscar - will be signing copies of her new memoir at Barnes & Noble 86th & Lexington Ave. Tuesday. She will discuss the work with fellow Tony-winner Lin-Manuel Miranda, who wrote and starred in "In The Heights." (Tuesday, 7 p.m., FREE, Barnes & Noble 86th & Lexington Ave., 150 E. 86th St., 212-369-2180, bn.com)
'New York City of Trees'
When you think of New York City, trees probably aren't the first things that come to mind. Check out "New York City of Trees" at the Arsenal Gallery for some of photographer Benjamin Swett's shots of trees around the five boroughs. (Wednesday, 6-8 p.m.; Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; through April 26, FREE, Arsenal Gallery, 830 Fifth Ave., third fl., 212-360-8163, nycgovparks.org)