20 AUGUST 2, 2018 RIDGEWOOD TIMES WWW.QNS.COM
THURSDAY, AUG. 2
Party with your favorite tunes!
From 7:30 to 9 p.m., relive your favorite
Jimmy Buff ett songs performed by
one of the most hard-working tribute
bands, Parrot Beach! Don’t miss this
event at George Seuff ert Bandshell in
Forest Park, Woodhaven Boulevard
and Forest Park Drive, Queens. This
event is free! Call 718-235-4100 for
FRIDAY, AUG. 3
Come and work for the body that
you always wanted! From noon to 1
p.m., instructor Ysabel Chirinos is
here to give a gentle workout session
that will help improve your balance,
coordination, fl exibility, strength and
many more! Bring a bottle of water and
join this program held at the Queens
Library at Broadway, 40-20 Broadway,
Long Island City. No registration
SATURDAY, AUG. 4
Let’s get ready to rock! Held in Forest
Park, the winners of the Queens
Library’s 4th Annual Battle of the
Bands will showcase their talents for
all to see. This concert last from 4 to
5:30 p.m. and is free to attend. Come
and see the show at George Seuff ert
Bandshell in Forest Park, Woodhaven
Boulevard and Forest Park Drive. Call
718-235-4100 for more details.
Prepare to draw nature. From 2 to 4
p.m., artist Chemin Hsiao will be holding
a workshop about watercoloring
at the Queens Botanical Garden Farm!
Learn the basic techniques of painting
as we will draw inspiration from the
various plants and vegetables growing
at the farm! Recommend for adults and
children (ages 10+). Don’t miss this
class at the Queens Botanical Garden,
43-50 Main St. Cost $6 for adults, $4 for
children & seniors, FREE for members.
Visit queensbotanical.org for more
SUNDAY, AUG. 5
Come and spend your Sunday
on the lawn! The Queens Museum
invites you and your family to spend
some time on the museum’s lawn,
where art-making classes and games
will be held along with a live music
performance by Grammy nominee
Innov Gnawa. The event lasts from
1:30 to 4 p.m. Tickets cost $8 for adults,
$4 for seniors and FREE for students
and children. Join us at the Queens
Museum, NYC Building, Flushing
Meadows Corona Park. Call 718-592-
9700 for details.
Learn the art of hapa-zome! From 2
to 4 p.m., Jess Bey from Dyed in Queens
will teach you hapa-zome, the art about
imprinting natural dyes of plants into
fabric. Plant your own hapa-zome
container as you will be using plants
like basil, marigold and many more!
This event takes place at the Queens
Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St. $20
for members, $25 for non-members.
Visit queensbotanical.org for more
MONDAY, AUG. 6
Do you need help to improve your
math skills for the math section
of SHSAT test? Students from the
Stuyvesant High School Math Team
may be your solution! From 4:30 to 6
p.m.,students from grades 6 to 10 will
receive help from the math team to
make them feel prepared for the exam.
The lessons are held at the Queens
Library in Fresh Meadows, 193-20
Horace Harding Expressway. Please
call 718-454-7272 to register.
TUESDAY, AUG. 7
Have your yoga session by the
beach! From 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., yoga
instructor Helen Kilgallen from Ocean
Bliss Yoga will teach a yoga class near
the water of Rockaway Beach! Please
bring either a mat or large towel. This
class is held at Beach 102nd Street &
Shorefront Parkway in Rockaway
Beach and Boardwalk. This class is
free to attend. Call 718-318-4001 for
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 8
Release your inner artist by nightfall!
From 6:30 to 8 p.m., Donna Levinstone,
an LIC artist, will be providing
guidance to help you create your
own masterpiece of anything that
your heart desires, while watching
the stunning sunset. The event is
free and all supplies are included!
This event is held at the LIC Landing
Events Space in Hunter’s Point
South Park, Center Boulevard, Long
Shakespeare in the Park presents
“All’s Well That Ends Well”! From 7
to 10 p.m., witness the full display
of one of William Shakespeare’s
famous plays at Flushing Meadows
Corona Park. Before the show
starts, children will get the chance
to interact with the text with a free
interactive workshop called “Kids &
the Classics.” This show is located at
the Unisphere in Flushing Meadows
Corona Park. This event is free! Call
718-760-6560 for details.
Take it to the sky! From 11 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, Aug. 7, come and learn
how and why rockets fl y in the air at Flushing Meadows Corona Park!
Witness real model rocket launches that soars over several hundred
feet in the air and deploying parachutes for their safe return! Join us
for this special event at Flushing Meadows Corona Park, 111th Street and
53rd Avenue. Please bring a low chair or blanket for this event. For more
information, call 718-760-6560.
• ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
meets every Tuesday at 8 p.m. at
Grace Lutheran Church, 21st Avenue
and 32nd Street, Astoria. For more
information, call 718-520-5021.
• NAR-ANON, a self-help support
group for those aff ected by a loved
one’s drug abuse, meets every Wednesday
at 7:30 p.m. in the basement of the
Church of the Gardens, 50 Ascan Ave.,
Forest Hills. For more information,
• MASPETH TOWN HALL hosts a
monthly bereavement group every
second Wednesday of the month from
7 to 8:30 p.m., 53-37 72nd St., Maspeth.
Light refreshments and handouts will
be provided. For more information,
• ST. MARGARET TROOP 119 meets
every Tuesday from 7 to 9:15 p.m. at St.
Margaret Parish Hall, 66-05 79th Place,
Middle Village. For more information,
• BOY SCOUT TROOP 28 meets every
Friday at 7 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran
Church, 86-20 114th St., Richmond Hill.
All boys ages 10 1/2 to 17 are welcome.
For information, call 718-478-5747.
• SUNNYSIDE DRUM CORPS meets
every Tuesday at 6 p.m. at All Saints
Church, 43-12 46th St., one block off
Queens Boulevard, Sunnyside. Boys
and girls ages 7 to 17 are invited to join.
For more information, call 718-786-4141.
• CUB SCOUT TROOP 106 meets
every Friday from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at
Trinity Lutheran Church, 81st Street
between Penelope Avenue and Juniper
Boulevard South, Middle Village. For
more information, email communications.
• CUB SCOUT PACK 383 meets every
Wednesday from 7 to 8 p.m. at St.
Pancras Pfeifer Hall, Myrtle Avenue
and 68th Street, Glendale. For more
information, call 718-938-2073.
• RIDGEWOOD OLDER ADULT
CENTER, 59-14 70th Ave., Ridgewood,
welcomes new members 60 years
of age and older every weekday. For
more information, call 718-456-2000.
• RIDGEWOOD-BUSHWICK SENIOR
CENTER, 319 Stanhope St., Bushwick,
holds various programs every day. Call
718-366-3083 for more information.
• PETER CARDELLA SENIOR
CENTER, 68-52 Fresh Pond Road,
Ridgewood, holds breakfast and lunch
every weekday, as well as a variety of
programs. For more information, call
• SELF-HELP MASPETH SENIOR CENTER,
69-61 Grand Ave., holds beading,
jewelry and other programs daily. Hot
lunch served at noon. Transportation
available. For details, call 718-429-3636.
• MIDDLE VILLAGE ADULT CENTER,
69-10 75th St., off ers recreation and fi tness
classes, including zumba, yoga and computers.
Daily transportation, bingo and
hot lunches. Scheduled bus trips available.
Free membership for adults 60+. For
more information, call 718-894-3441.
• REGO PARK SENIOR CENTER,
93-29 Queens Blvd., holds a variety of
programs every day. For more information,
• SUNNYSIDE SENIOR CENTER,
43-31 39th St., holds programs
daily. Call 718-392-6944 for more