28 TIMES • FEBRUARY 18, 2016 FOR BREAKING NEWS VISIT www.qns.com happenings 2016 Friday, Feb.19 The Numina Flamenco Theatre presents a show mixing the fl amenco style of dance with Mexican folklore and music. This fusion of performance and storytelling is one you will not want to miss. The show will be held from 3 to 4:15 p.m. at the Queens Library of Corona located on 38-23 104th St. Saturday, Feb. 20 Who doesn’t love a good line dance? The Queens Library is proud to present a dance workshop for adults who wish to learn how to line dance. Kick off your weekend with the guidance of instructor Shannon Antalan as she teaches dances from the “cupid shuffl e” to the “wobble.” The fi rst workshop session will be held from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at 98-27 Metropolitan Ave. For those who missed the fi rst session, a second one will be held from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Queens Library of Richmond Hill on 118-14 Hillside Ave. The Greater Astoria Historical Society will be screening a fi lm regarding a modern day family that attempts to recreate the life of a family in the year 1900. This family is not allowed to use any modern-day facilities or devices, in this fi lm that both humbles and astounds. Be sure to take advantage of this opportunity because entry to the fi lm is absolutely free. The Greater Astoria Historical society is located on 35-20 Broadway in Long Island City. The Chinese Lunar New Year is an age old celebration revered by onefi fth of the world’s population. For the second year in a row, Flushing Town Hall is hosting its Chinese New Year Bazaar, resembling a traditional temple fair. The Bazaar will include food and performances. Those who wish to attend must choose from one of two sessions, either 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 2 to 4 p.m. Tickets are priced at $5 for adults and $3 for children. Flushing Town Hall is located on 137- 35 Northern Blvd. Sunday, Feb. 21 Because the Muppets fi lms are such timeless classics, the Museum of the Moving Image has decided to hold a screening of “Muppet Treasure Island.” This screening in honor of the movie’s 20th anniversary, will be held at 1 p.m. at the Museum of the Moving EDITOR’S PICK IN THE MOOD FOR A FILLING SNACK? How about tea and fortune cookies? The Queens Zoo is hosting a two-day event in respect to the Chinese Lunar New Year. At 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 20, tea and fortune cookies will be distributed, followed by craft-making, a scavenger hunt, story time, a calligraphy workshop and a puppet show. You and your children are all invited to partake in this Lunar New Year joy! The Queens Zoo is located on 53-51 111th St. in Corona. Image, located on 36-01 35th Ave. in Astoria. The Queens Museum welcomes children to participate in this art making workshop. Children from ages 5 to 12 will learn about the art of bookbinding as well as other handson art activities. The workshop will be held from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Admission to this workshop is free and no registration is required. The Queens Museum is located in the New York City Building in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. The Lightwire Theatre’s “Moon Mouse: a Space Odyssey” is more than your run of the mill play. This show includes luminescent character costumes made from recyclable materials such as pipes, tape, backpacks and fi shing FEB1. 9 - FE B 2. 4 rods. This play for audiences ages 5 to 10, is about a mouse who feels out of place in his neighborhood. But once this mouse travels into space and meets all new creatures, he learns what it truly means to fi t in. This hourlong show will have two consecutive showings, one at 1 p.m. and the other at 2 p.m. The Queens Theatre is located on 14 United Nations Ave. South in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Calligraphy is such an awe-inspiring style of writing. The only thing that could make it better, is if it were written on a fan, a Chinese fan to be exact. Flushing Town Hall hosts its calligraphy event in honor of the Chinese Lunar New Year. Participants will start by practicing their calligraphy style New Year’s wishes on paper and then transfer their messages over onto fans. This will immortalize your wish for the new year and hopefully bring you the best of luck! The event begins at 1:30 p.m. in Flushing Town Hall located on 137-35 Northern Blvd. You will not fi nd another play as unique as this one. MoMA PS1 presents a “dog play” from the mind of Hayley Aviva Silverman. This play encompasses a mix of the 1996 fi lm “Twister” and “Oliver Twist” by Charles Dickens. These vivacious canines carry speakers, out of which human monologues will be projected into the audience. 4 p.m. Tickets are $15 for non-members and $13 for members. The MoMA PS1 is located on 22-25 Jackson Ave. at the intersection of 46th Avenue in Long Island City. Four members from the cast of the Broadway hit “Jersey Boys” have re-united as “The Midtown Men.” This performance is sure to dazzle audiences as they sing the hottest songs from the 60s, including music from the Beatles, Motown and the Rascals. The tickets range from $35 to $59 and the performance will be held at the Kupferburg Center for the Arts at 3 p.m. The center is located on 65-30 Kissena Blvd. in Flushing. 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