60 THE QUEENS COURIER • BUZZ • FEBRUARY 28, 2013 FOR BREAKING NEWS VISIT www.queenscourier.com happenings >FEB 28-> MAR 6 COMPILED BY ANTHONY O’REILLY s EVERY WEDNESDAY From 7:30 -9:30 p.m., the Queens Symphonic Band, a non- profi t organization based at Queensborough Community College in the Humanities Building, will hold rehearsals for its 41st spring concert to be held on the afternoon of May 4, at the Queens Performing Arts Center, located at 222-05 56th Avenue Bayside. There are positions open in the woodwind, percussion and brass sections of the band. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 718-340-8324. SATURDAY, MARCH 2 At 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., comedian Jackie Martling will be holding a special performance at the Laughing Devil Comedy Club, located at 47-38 Vernon Boulevard in Long Island City. Martling is a longtime friend of radio personality Howard Stern and a professional standup comedian. Tickets are $20. For more information, call 347.913.3845 or visit laughingdevil. com Starting at 5 p.m., a German wine tasting event will be offered at the Vander Ende- Onderdonk House, located at 18-20 Flushing Avenue in Ridgewood. Back by popular demand. Barbara and Bruce Goonan will host the event. Participants will receive a complimentary wine glass with Onderdonk logo inscribed. 21 and over only. Tickets are $40. Tickets are limited and won’t be sold at the door. For more information call 718-456-1776. SUNDAY, MARCH 3 The Sunnyside/Woodside St. Patrick’s Day celebration will take place starting at 12:30 p.m. The parade assembly will start on Skillman Avenue ending at Woodside Ave & 58th Street and will kick off at 2 p.m. The annual postparade party will take place at Saints & Sinners on 60th Street and Roosevelt Avenue in Woodside. Those marching will include LGBT contingents, community groups, children’s EDITOR’S PICK Friday fi lm series FRIDAY, MARCH 1, From 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. the Noguchi Museum, located at 32-37 Vernon Boulevard in Long Island City, will hold its fi rst Friday Film Series. Films shown will complement the exhibition Hammer, Chisel, Drill: Noguchi’s Studio Practice and will feature the works of contemporary artists. From the hours of 5 - 8 p.m. visitors can enjoy free admission, cash bar and special programming. For more information call 718-204-7088 or visit noguchi.org. bands, Irish organizations and religious and civic groups. Starting at 11 a.m., take a tour of Flushing’s Chinatown. The tour will start near the New World Mall, located at 136-20 Roosevelt Avenue in Flushing. The event is being sponsored by One Flushing, a community development center that seeks to help individuals and small businesses. Fee for the tour is $15 and $10 for One Flushing participants. A traditional dim sum meal will be offered before the tour. For more information contact Jack Eichenbaum at 718-961- 8406 or email email@example.com Starting at 2:00 p.m., the Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra will continue its 49th season with a performance at the Forest Hills Jewish Center, located at 106-06 Queens Boulevard. The performance will feature pieces from such composers as Mendelssohn, Beethoven, Mozart and Delibes. Franklin Verbsky will be the musical director/composer. Tickets are $5. For more info call 718- 374-1627 or visit fhso.org From 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. families can view and create art at the Noguchi Museum, located at 32-37 Vernon Boulevard in Long Island City. Educators will be present to give families a tour of the galleries and assist in art making afterward. Cost is $10 per family. For more information call 718- 204-7088 or visit nouchi.org Starting at 1 p.m., learn how to make Lunar New Year prints at the Flushing Town Hall, located at 137- 35 Northern Boulevard in Flushing. This traditional form of Chinese folk art is closely connected to the thoughts, emotions and everyday lives of ordinary people. In addition to learning how to create the art, participants will learn how to properly study and view the artwork. Maximum of 20 participants. Cost of admission is $8-$10.For more information call 718-463-7700 or visit fl ushingtownhall.org. MONDAY, MARCH 4 Starting at 4 p.m., the monthly Beer&Bacon night will be held at Rest-au-Rant, located at 30-01 35th Ave in Long Island City. Bacon specials and cocktails will be given out along with the permanent selection of beer at the bar. For more info call 718-729-9009. TUESDAY, MARCH 5 Starting at 9 p.m., the Jackson Height Poetry Festival will hold its March edition of the First Tuesdays Open Mic Poetry Reading Series at Terraza 7 Café, located at 40-19 Gleane Street in Elmhurst. Writers from all around New York will share their work in the fi eld of poetry. This month, Jacqueline Jones LaMon will read. There is a $5 suggested donation. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org From 9 - 10:30 p.m. a free comedy show will be shown at the Courtyard Ale House, located at 40-18 Queens Boulevard in Sunnyside. No cost for attendance and no drink minimum. For more info call 718-729-4601. ATTENTION: WANT A LISTING ON THIS PAGE? Go to the “Events Calendar” section of our web site, www.queenscourier. com/events-page, and click on “Submit your event” to let us know about your happening. We select from reader submissions to list on our happenings page.
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