38 THE COURIER SUN • MARCH 26, 2015 FOR BREAKING NEWS VISIT www.couriersun.com happenings EDITOR’S PICK “Gun Country” is a series that features true stories by those whose lives have been touched by guns. It includes a program of live storytelling, and interconnected original plays exploring American life through its fi rearms and the human beings they touch. April 3 at 8 p.m. $2 for students, $5 general admission. LaGuardia Performing Arts Center. For more information, visit lpac.nyc. MARCH 28 The Alley Pond Environmental Center will teach children ages 5 to 6 about where their favorite animals live and what materials they use to construct their homes. This program includes live animals, crafts, snacks and a hike in search of nests, burrows and tree holes. Limited to 12 participants. 228-06 Northern Blvd. 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. $21 per child. For more information, visit alleypond.com. Join artist Paul Lin as he shares the time-honored tradition of pressed fl ower botanical art. This handson workshop will introduce participants of all levels to the therapeutic technique of art making, exploration of natural materials, and the importance of composition and design. 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Alley Pond Environmental Center. $15. Advanced registration is required. For more information, visit nycgovparks.org. Amos Poe’s “Empire II” will be screened at the Museum of the Moving Image. Rather than running >MAR26- >APR2 the camera continuously over the course of one evening, Poe uses time-lapse photography, fi lming the Empire State Building from the window of his West Village apartment over the course of a year. With its bright colors and pixilated energy, the fi lm becomes a dynamic city symphony, with its rapidfi re imagery accompanied by the poems and songs of Patti Smith, Lucinda Williams, Debbie Harry, Peggy Lee, B.B. King, and more. Runs through March 29. The fi lm will screen continuously in the Video Screening Amphitheater. For more information, visit movingimage.us. Presented by EtM Con Edison/FCCA composer-inresidence Nina Siniakova, “Spring Mix” is a tangy medley of classical hits and contemporary compositions peppered with some beloved jazzy tunes. Performed by three established New York musicians, this concert will make you ready for spring. Free. 1 p.m. Flushing Town Hall. For more information, visit fl ushingtownhall.org. MARCH 29 A Sunday Walk in Flushing Meadows Corona Park from Flushing to Corona honors the 75th and 50th anniversaries of the World’s Fairs in New York City. This walk will focus on the history of Flushing Meadows Corona Park as well as sites associated with the World’s Fairs. The walking tour is a fundraiser for the Queens Historical Society. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 43-50 Main Street. To register, email jaconet@ aol.com. Stop by the GreenThumb Compound’s annual spring supply giveaway to pick up tools, gloves and other materials for working with kids in the garden. A vehicle or several garden members will be necessary to transport these materials, which will be supplied fi rst-come, fi rst-served to schools registered with Grow to Learn. 10:30 to 12:30 p.m. For more information, visit nycgovparks.org Join Forgotten NY’s Kevin Walsh and GAHS’ Rich Melnick in exploring the remnants of two World’s Fairs, 1939-1940 and 1964-1965. Flushing Meadows- Corona Park. 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. $15 for members of Greater Astoria Historical Society, $20 for non- members. For more information, visit astorialic.org. Based on the books by Barbara Park, this musical tells the story of a fi rst-grader named Junie B. Jones. Hear about Junie’s experiences as a fi rst- 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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