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Queens Symphony Orchestra: Family Concert Series - “Happy Holidays”
— Music Director Martin Majkut and the Queens Symphony orchestra
offer a plethora of the beloved seasonal tunes. Featured repertoire
will include Christmas and Hanukkah music as well as the popular
winter fare, including Humperdinck’s Hänsel and Gretel, Prokofiev’s
Troïka and Anderson’s Sleigh Ride. A holiday treat for the whole family!
When: Sunday, Dec. 30, 3 p.m.
Where: LeFrak Concert Hall, 153-49 Reeves Ave., Flushing
At the Feet of the Elders: A Kwanzaa Celebration — Join us as we celebrate
Kwanzaa in a community celebration. Come learn about the
history, principles, values, and customs of this African American holiday.
We will do a craft activity and hear from our community elders.
All are welcome.
When: Saturday, Dec. 29, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Queens Library Cambria Heights Branch, 218-13 Linden Blvd.,
(OPRF), where diversity, opportunity
and fairness are championed, but not
always easy to implement or achieve.
Throughout, students, families, faculty
and administration tell stories of
the pressures and challenges teens
face today in their own words, while
James and three other filmmakers
(including Minding the Gap’s Bing
Liu) witness events as they transpire
in the classroom, on the ballfield, at
home, and everywhere in-between.
Courtesy of Starz.
When: 1 p.m.
Where: Museum of the Moving Image
-- Bartos Screening Room, 36-01 35
Cost: $15 ($11 seniors and students
/ $9 youth (ages 3–17) / free for children
under 3 and Museum members
at the Film Lover and Kids Premium
levels and above).
11 Write on with the NY
Writers Coalition —
Everyone has a voice. Everyone has
a story. Bring yours and join us for
writing and sharing work in a supportive,
respectful environment. Poetry,
plays, short stories, and everything in
between – all crafted in one room!
Tap into your unwritten stories at this
free workshop for writers (teens and
adults) of all experience levels, backgrounds,
and genres. Writing prompts
and materials will be provided. No
sign up required -- simply turn up!
When: 1 to 3 p.m.
Where: Queens Library Cambria
Heights Branch, 218-13 Linden Blvd.,
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 30
13 Line Dance and Fireworks
— Join us for this Sunday
Family Workshop where we will
be learning how to line dance.
Families will be able to master the
moves and dance together in line formation.
On the side, we will be creating
crafts resembling fireworks to celebrate
the upcoming New Year.
When: 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Where: Queens Museum, New York
City Building, Flushing Meadows
MONDAY, DECEMBER 31
15 The Roast of 2018 — Say
goodbye to 2018 in style
with The Roast of 2018- a lovingly
irreverent comedy show where all
the celebrities who died this year
come back from the grave for ONE
NIGHT ONLY to roast each other
senseless. If you’re easily offended,
stay home. But if you want to see
what kind of acerbic one-liners Stan
Lee would aim at Stephen Hawking,
then this is the show for you.
When: 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: The Creek and Cave, 10-93
Jackson Ave., Long Island City
TUESDAY, JANUARY 1
Happy New Year! May 2019 be happy,
healthy, prosperous and peaceful for
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2
16 A Dog’s Way Home: Dog
Wall — Calling all dog owners!
We are asking you to bring in a
photo of your precious pooch to display
on our dog wall in celebration of
the movie “A Dog’s Way Home.” Based
on the best-selling novel by W. Bruce
Cameron, the movie A DOG’S WAY
HOME chronicles the heartwarming
story of Bella, who embarks on an
epic 400-mile journey home after she
is separated from her beloved human.
The film opens on January 11, 2019.
When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Queens Library Langston
Hughes Branch, 100-01 Northern
17 Virtual Reality vs. Retro
Games — It’s old school versus
the newest gaming in technology,
Virtual Reality vs. Retro Games!
When: 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Queens Library Long Island
City Branch, 37-44 21 St., Long Island
18 Step Into VR — Swim
underwater, travel to a foreign
country, jump off a skyscraper
-- these are just some of the virtual
reality experiences that will
be available. While wearing the virtual
reality headset, you will be able
to “look around” the artificial world,
move about in it, and interact with
features or items that are depicted
inside the headset.
When: 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Queens Library Seaside
Branch, 116-15 Rockaway Beach
Blvd., Rockaway Park.