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takes an in-depth look at the daily
life, social change, and the city’s
changing landscapes over the course
of the 20th century. Tickets are $20
($16 for seniors and students, $15
for museum members and free for
silver screen members and above).
The event starts at 2 p.m. For more
information, visit www.movingimage.
11 Queens writers Lorraine
Schein and Sweta
Srivastava Vikram will present
readings of their recent works
from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Kew and
Willow Bookstore at 81-63 Lefferts
Blvd., Kew Gardens. There will also be
an open mic following the two readings.
Admission is free, but with limited
seating you must RSVP beforehand
by calling 347-878-6614 or on
Facebook. For more information, visit
12 Start off your Lunar
Chinese New Year celebration
right by going to the Chinese
New Year Temple Bazaar Festival.
To help you start your celebration of
the Year of the Dog, there will be live
performances, traditional crafts and
fusion foods. The festival will begin at
11 a.m. at Flushing Town Hall (137-
35 Northern Blvd., Flushing). Buy tickets
before it’s too late as they are
only $5 ($3 for members) and free
for teens ages 13-19 with an ID. For
more information, visit www.flushingtownhall.
MONDAY, FEB. 12
13 There are only five openings
left in the Queens
Library (Peninsula Location) for
the Kid’s Book and Film Club.
The club is only from ages 8-12.
The club will meet on Monday, Feb.
12, to discuss the first book of the
series as well as watch the show, “A
Series of Unfortunate Events: The Bad
Beginning.” The club will run from 5-7
p.m. To register, you can log in to your
Queens Library account or can call
718-634-1110. The Peninsula location
is at 92-25 Rockaway Beach Blvd.,
TUESDAY, FEB. 13
15 What would you like to
talk about? All artists
are welcome to a networking and
open-ended discussion dialogue to
talk about the issues facing the art
community today. Senior staff representatives
of the Flushing Town Hall
will be present and a part of the discussion.
The discussion will take place
at 7 p.m. This is a free event. RSVP is
requested, but not required. You can
RSVP at sshumays@flushingtownhall.
org. Flushing Town Hall is located at
137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing. For
more information, call 718-463-7700
16 For people who want to
learn English and make it
their second language, you should
apply to the SUNY - Queens
Educational Opportunity Center
(158-29 Archer Ave., Jamaica). The
SUNY EOC teaches three levels of
ESOL courses: beginner, intermediate
and advanced. The classes run
Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 1:15
p.m. Classes start on Feb. 13, so hurry
or you will miss out on a great opportunity.
Apply now at www.queenseoc.
net. For more information, call 718-
18 Schneps Communications
Events presents Stars
Under 40 Awards & Networking
Event. The award ceremony will
take place from 6 to 9 p.m. at The
Knockdown Center. Approximately
50 honorees will be named throughout
the event. To purchase tickets,
com. The Knockdown Center
is located at 52-19 Flushing Ave.,
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 14
19 Looking for something to
do on Valentine’s Day? You
should go to Hearts and Crafts Day at
the Al Oerter Recreation Center (131-
40 Fowler Ave., Flushing Meadows
Corona Park). NYC Parks: Queens
Recreation is organizing the event,
which will be held from 3 to 6 p.m.
Families will create special Valentine’s
Day themed crafts for each other and
their loved ones. The crafts can range
from simple cards to more elaborate
crafts. Free. For more information, call
20 Vetro by Russo’s On the
Bay Italian Restaurant
is offering up a special deal for
Valentine’s Day. From 7:30 to 11:30
p.m. you and your date can enjoy a
dinner that includes hot and cold antipasto,
pasta, a seven choice dinner, a
mini-dessert assortment and an open
bar. The dinner is $85 per person. The
restaurant is located at 164-49 Cross
Bay Blvd., Howard Beach. Call 718-
843-8387 to make a reservation.
Treat yourselves to some magic during the Queens Library’s second
annual Broken Heart Week. Three magicians will teach you about the
essence of love and help your broken heart feel a bit lighter. The event
is free of charge. General admission is limited to just two tickets per
individual. The event will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 12,
inside the auditorium of the Queens library at Flushing (41-17 Main
St., Flushing). For more information, visit www.queenslib.org/BHW18.
Come join NYC Parks and learn about Mardi Gras on Tuesday, Feb. 13,
at the Mardi Gras Senior Festival. You will be creating a Mardi Gras
mask of your own, while listening to Mardi Gras Jazz music and much
more. The event will be held at the Al Oerter Recreation Center at 131-
40 Fowler Ave., Flushing Meadows Corona Park. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The
event is free. If you have any questions, call 718-353-7853.