70 THE QUEENS COURIER • BUZZ • AUGUST 6, 2015 FOR BREAKING NEWS VISIT www.queenscourier.com >AUG 6- 13 happenings EDITOR’S PICK Canine Ice Cream is a day of music, games, dog-friendly ice cream treats and more. There will be giveaway bags for the fi rst 25 people. Limited spay and neutering services will also be available for free or for a low cost. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 9. Rockaway Freeway Dog Park, 83-02 Beach Channel Drive Far Rockaway. For more information, contact info@ arfarfrockawaybeach.org. THURSDAY, AUG. 6 Ida Como from Silvagni and Como PLLC will be conducting a seminar on wills and trusts at the Howard Beach Senior Center. Free. 10:30 a.m. 155-55 Crossbay Blvd., Howard Beach. For more details, contact 718-738-8100. The Hip to Hip Theatre presents Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice. Free. Children’s program at 7 p.m. Crocheron Park, 35th Avenue and Cross Island Parkway, across from Golden Pond, Bayside. During mock interviews at the Flushing library, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with diffi cult questions and follow up properly after the interview. Space is limited. 10 a.m. to noon. Queens Library at Flushing, 41-17 Main St., Flushing. To schedule an appointment or for more information, contact 917-294- 9301. FRIDAY, AUG. 7 The Skyline Cinema Summer Series will be showing “E.T.” at Hunters Point South Park. Enjoy the Long Island City waterfront with views of midtown Manhattan. The series will also take place on Aug. 20 and Sept. 19. Free. 8 p.m. Center Boulevard between 50 Avenue and 54 Avenue, Long Island City. For more information, visit www. cinemalic.com. Rockaway Civic Association will be presenting “Jurassic Park” at Rockaway Beach as part of the Beach Flix movie series. Bring your own blankets or beach chairs. 8:30 p.m. 86 Boardwalk, Far Rockaway. For more information, visit www. rockawaybeachfl ix.com. The Jamaica Arts & Music Summer Festival (JAMS) is a two-day cultural festival along 10 blocks of Jamaica Avenue. The JAMS Festival showcases the diverse cultural talents, foods and arts and crafts of Queens, featuring over 500 vendors and promoting family and youthcentered activities, the work of collaborative members, community partners and tourism for Jamaica. 5 to 10 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 7; 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug 8. Jamaica Avenue between Parsons Boulevard and 170th Street. For more details, visit www.go2ccj.org. SATURDAY, AUG. 8 Yoga in the Elements will help adults fi nd serenity as they practice yoga in nature. Certifi ed master yoga instructor Mike Mancini will create a multilevel approach for beginners to experienced students. Bring your own mat, towel, insect repellent and water bottle. Pre-registration is required online and is $16 per person. The program will also take place on Saturday, Aug. 22. 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston. For more information, contact 718-229-4000. The Alley Pond Adventure Hour of Sand Fun will offer toddlers ages 18 to 36 months and their parents or caregivers an opportunity to socialize and learn about nature in a relaxed environment. Theme related activities include live animals, art projects, outdoor play, trail walks and music. $16 per participant. No non-participating siblings except for infants. Space is limited, and preregistration is required online. 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston. For more information, contact 718-229-4000. The Alley Pond Environmental Center invites children ages 3 to 4 to play in their indoor sand table, create beautiful pictures using colored sand, meet live sand-dwelling animals and enjoy a snack. $18 per child. Pre-registration is required online. 1:30 to 3 p.m. 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston. For more information, contact 718- 229-4000. Watercolors Underwater! will inspire children ages 7 to 11 to fi nd their creative side through watercolor supplies. Each program begins with an overview of the techniques associated with using watercolor pencils and other materials, followed by a meet and greet with aquatic animals or “models” to create a meaningful, artistic piece. ATTENTION: WANT A LISTING ON THIS PAGE? Go to the “Events Calendar” section of our web site, www.queenscourier.com/eventspage, 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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