72 THE QUEENS COURIER • BUZZ • MAY 22, 2014 FOR BREAKING NEWS VISIT www.queenscourier.com happenings >MAY22-28 FRIDAY, MAY 23 Enjoy a rendition of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical “Allegro.” The play details the life of a young man from a small Midwestern town who journeys to the big city, where he begins to lose sight of himself. Tickets are $18 for adults and $12 for seniors and children. The event will start at 8 p.m. It is sponsored by and will be held at the Astoria Performing Arts Center, located at 30-44 Crescent St. in Astoria. RSVP at apacny.org. The Noguchi Museum wraps up its Early Drawings Exhibit this weekend. Observe Noguchi’s previously notdisplayed works from 1927-1932, including 14 nudes, in which he experimented with curvaceous forms. Admission to the exhibit is free upon admission to the museum. The museum is located on 9-01 33rd Rd. in Long Island City. The Flushing Town Hall will host pianist and composer Helen Sung in a performance called “The (Re) Conception Project.” Her trio will perform contemporary jazz, and she has been called “one of the brightest emerging stars in jazz today.” The event begins at 8 p.m. and is located at 137-35 Northern Blvd. in Flushing. General admission is $15 and $10 for members and students. Arash Real Estate is looking for volunteers to help distribute American fl ags for the upcoming Memorial Day Weekend. The group has been putting fl ags out throughout the community for the last 18 years. The group will meet at 11 a.m. at 251-12 Northern Boulevard in Flushing. Contact 718- 279-0300 for more information. SATURDAY, MAY 24 An evening of South American voices featuring smooth Latin jazz and a fi rst look at Afro-Peruvian music will be held 7 p.m. at the New York Hall of Science (47-01 111th St., Corona). The cost of the event is $15. In Flushing, there will be two ensembles performing Latin jazz, with a dance fl oor for those looking to bust a move. The event will begin at 7 p.m. Flushing Town Hall, located at 137-35 Northern Blvd. The cost is $15, or $10 for members and students. For children ages 5 and 6 interested in insects and caterpillars, the Alley Pond Environmental Center is hosting an event called “Crazy For Caterpillars.” Youngsters will search the trail for munched leaves, creeping caterpillars and hanging chrysalises. World’s Fair Train Show Children will also have the chance to take home their very own caterpillar and watch it turn into a beautiful butterfl y. Since there are only 12 spots for the event, pre-registration is required, and can be done by calling 718-229- 4000. The cost is $24 per child. The event will last from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., and the address of the Center is 228- 06 Northern Blvd. in Douglaston. The Alley Pond Environmental Center will also host a program for children ages 6 to 11 called “Safari.” The program will include a wildlife walk outside, and will take place rain or shine, so dress accordingly and wear comfortable shoes. Participants are strongly encouraged to use bug spray as well. Pre-registration is required since only eight slots are open, so call 718-229- 4000 to reserve a space. The cost is $12 per child. The event will last from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., and will take place at 228-06 Northern Blvd. in Douglaston. Hear some traditional and groundbreaking jazz as Carol Sudhalter and the Astoria Big Band perform from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Sunnyside Reformed Church, located at 48-03 Skillman Ave. in Sunnyside. Admission is free. SUNDAY, MAY 25 The Latin American Cultural Center of Queens and the Sunday to Remember program will collaborate to present their Mother’s Day Concert with “An Afternoon of Tangos.” The Quintet of America will perform its newly rehearsed dance, “Tango for a Cold Wintry Day,” by Lev Zhurbin. The woodwind quintet will also perform works by tango masters Astor Piazzolla, Paquito D’Rivera, Matos Rodríguez, Mariano Mores and Sebastian Piana. Space is expected to be limited, so call 718-261-7664 or email LACCQ@aol.com to reserve a spot. The event will begin at 2:30 p.m. at El Paraiso, 102-11 42nd Ave., Corona. The groups would greatly appreciate a $5 donation at the door. Councilman Eric Ulrich and America Works of New York will sponsor a Veterans’ Job Fair for all veterans of the United States military. Veterans will have the opportunity to interview with employers on the spot and should bring their résumés. The job fair will take place from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Russo’s on the Bay, located at 162-45 Cross Bay Blvd. in Howard Beach. MONDAY, MAY 26 The Congregation L’Dor V’Dor will host an interfaith memorial service commemorating those who gave their lives defending America’s freedom. The congregation is located at 49-10 Little Neck Parkway in Little Neck, and the service will begin at 10 a.m. TUESDAY, MAY 27 Salute the veterans of the United States military at the Kew Gardens Community Center at noon, where a “salute to veterans” will be presented. The Community Center is located at 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202. The Sisterhood of Bay Terrace Jewish Center will hold “gentle yoga” for senior citizens. Wear comfortable clothing, and no mat is required. It will be a great way to meet and socialize with other senior citizens. The Center is located at 1300 209th St. in Bayside, and the event will start at 12:30 p.m. 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. EDITOR’S PICK Train enthusiasts should head over to the Queens Botanical Gardens this weekend for a World’s Fair Train Show. Among plenty of displays, a fully working “G” scale model train will be meandering throughout the Garden. While the event will last the entire three-day weekend from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., there will be face-painting, games, train rides, vendors, and a musical performance by John Yao and his 17-piece band only on Saturday, May 24. The Garden is located at 45-50 Main Street in Flushing.
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