30 THE QUEENS COURIER • BUZZ • MAY 9, 2013 FOR BREAKING NEWS VISIT www.queenscourier.com happenings >MAY 9-15 COMPILED BY ANTHONY O’REILLY FRIDAY, MAY 10 Starting at 7:30 p.m., the Queens Symphony Orchestra will perform at Flushing Town Hall, located at 137-35 Northern Boulevard in Flushing. Admission is free and open to the general public. For more information, call 718-570-0909 or visit queenssymphony.org. Five Towns College invites new and transfer students to stop by during ENROLLMENT WEEK May 6 - 10, from 9 am – 5 pm. Simply bring in your transcripts and the admissions offi ce can arrange for an evaluation of your transfer credits, fi nancial aid and scholarship eligibility. No appointment is necessary and application fees are waived on these special days! Five Towns College offers outstanding degree programs in music, media, education and the performing arts. It’s Not Too Late To Apply for the fall semester, scholarships are still available! Contact an admissions representative at 631-656-2110. To view any of the course catalogs go to www.ftc.edu. SATURDAY, MAY 11 Starting at 11 a.m., the annual kite fl ight will take place at Socrates Sculpture Park, located at 32-01 Vernon Boulevard in Long Island City. Using recycled materials, children and their families draw inspiration from the park’s view of the Manhattan skyline to build and decorate kites, then fl y them in the park. Caribbean artist Miguel Luciano will lead a workshop centered on Caribbean kite traditions. For more information, call 718-956-1819 or visit socratessculpturepark. org. Starting at noon, the second annual “Beer Balls” Meatball and craft beer festival will take place at Alewife NYC, located at 5-14 51st Avenue in Long Island City. This event is for people 21 and over only. Tickets to this event are available exclusively on Eventbrite and are $40. Admission includes entrance to the festival, unlimited tastings of craft beers from 30 different breweries and 10 tastings of meatballs prepared by some of the best NYC Chefs. For more info, call 718- 937-7494 or visit beerballs13.eventbrite.com. Starting at 1 p.m., come learn archery at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center, located at Winchester Boulevard under the Grand Central Parkway. Trained Urban Rangers will teach you the safe and proper way to draw a bow, shoot an arrow and focus on the target. Families and children ages 8 and older are welcome to participate. First come, fi rst served. All equipment is provided and personal equipment is not allowed. For more information, call 718-217- 6034 or visit nyc.gov/parks. THRU MAY 12 The popular acrobatic show Cirque du Solei will perform the show “Totem” at Citi Field, located at 123- 01 Roosevelt Avenue in Flushing. The show traces the fascinating journey of the human species from its original amphibian state to its ultimate desire to fl y. Inspired in large part by myths, Totem by Cirque du Soleil illustrates, through visual and acrobatic language, the evolutionary progress of the species. Somewhere between science and legend “Totem” explores the ties that bind man to other species, his dreams and his infi nite potential. For more info and ticket costs, call 718-507-6387 or visit cirquedusoleil. com. EDITOR’S PICK MAY 16 - MAY 17 Come enjoy “City Council Meeting: Performed Participatory Democracy” at LaGuardia Performing Arts Center, located at 31-10 Thomson Avenue in Long Island City. A combination between government meetings, original writing and an ending made with local high school students. Created by Mallory Catlett, Jim Findlay, and Aaron Landsman. Tickets are free. To reserve your tickets or for more information, call 212-352-3101 or visit here.org. FRIDAY, MAY 17 Starting at 8 p.m., the cultures the cultures of Africa and Peru will meet at Flushing Town Hall, located at 137-35 Northern Boulevard. African rhythms are prevalent in salsa, merengue and rumba, Listen to Papa Africa, who offers Afro-Pop, Juju & High-Life music, while Corina Bartra and her ensemble create a different fl avor with Landó, Festejo & Marinera from Peru. Tickets are $15. For more information, call 718-463-7700 ext. 222 or visit fl ushingtownhall.org. MAY 17 - MAY 18 Come enjoy “The Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company” (CDCC) at LaGuardia Performing Arts Center, located at 31-10 Thomson Avenue in Long Island City. With bold athleticism and dramatic nuance, Dorfman creates worlds into which the audience can enter. Giving new meaning to “all the world’s a stage,” CDDC brings the NY premiere of “Interior Designs,” a full company work featuring live and electronic music by cutting edge composer and Sarajevo native Svjetlana Bukvich and video design by Kate Freer and David Tennent of Imaginary Media. Tickets are $15. For more information, call 718-482-5151 or visit lagcc.cuny.edu. The Electric Daisy Carnival will take place at Citi Field, located at 126-01 Roosevelt Avenue in Flushing. With its spectacular display of special effects, state-of-the-art lighting and sound as well as hundreds of theatrical performers, interactive art installations and pyrotechnics, EDC New York will create an unforgettable experience unlike any other show in the tri-state area. Two-day general admission tickets will initially be priced at $159 with VIP tickets selling at $299 before service fees. A layaway pricing option will be available. A limited number of single-day tickets will be available for this two-day experience at a later date. Minimum age for VIP is 21 and older, everyone else must be 18+. For more information, visit electricdaisycarnival.com/ NewYork. 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. TAP DANCE SATURDAY MAY 11, Starting at 8 p.m., the annual tap extravaganza will take place at Flushing Town Hall, located at 137-35 Northern Boulevard. Bring your dancing shoes. Featured artists include Dormesha Sumbry Edwards, Jason Samuels Smith, Omar Edwards, Baakari Wilder, Michelle Dorrance and Andrew Nemr. Michela Lerman will be the dance captain and Frank Owens will be the musical director. Tickets are $20. For more information, call 718-463- 7700 ext. 222 or visit fl ushingtownhall.org.
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