38 THE COURIER SUN • APRIL 16, 2015 FOR BREAKING NEWS VISIT www.couriersun.com happenings >APR17- 23 EDITOR’S PICK FRIDAY, APRIL 17 The Queens Jazz Orchestra, conducted by NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Heath, will play a tribute concert to Tony Bennett and Ella Fitzgerald. These great jazz legends have all lived in the borough of Queens, and are all a part of the illustrious history of Queens jazz. 8 p.m. Ticket prices vary. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Flushing Blvd. For more information, visit fl ushingtownhall.org. Welcome spring and say goodbye to winter with your friends. The Musica Reginae Baroque Orchestra will perform two classic chamber pieces combined. 7:30 p.m. Free for kids under 12. $20 for adults and seniors, $10 for students. The Church in the Gardens, 50 Ascan Ave. Call 718-894-2178 for more details. SATURDAY, APRIL 18 “An Exhibition of New Narrative Experiences” consists of virtual reality experiences, interactive fi lms, participatory installations, and speculative interfaces and offers insights into a possible future where stories engage more of our bodies than just our eyes and ears. Runs through Sunday, July 26. $12 adults, $9 students, seniors, $6 children. Museum of the Moving Image. 35th Ave and 37th St. For more information, visit movingimage.us. Breathe in deep and relax. Certifi ed master yoga instructor Mike Mancini creates a multilevel adaptable approach suitable for beginners and experienced students. Bring your own mat, towel and water bottle. Limited to 10 participants. 9:15 to 10:15 p.m. $16. Alley Pond Environmental Center. 228-06 Northern Blvd. For more info, visit alleypond.com. Visit the Alley Pond Environmental Center for story time. First published in 1941, “Make Way for Ducklings” tells the story of a pair of mallards who decide to raise their family on an island in the lagoon in Boston Public Garden. This class will include a story, time with our animals, a snack, a craft and a nature walk. Limited to 8 participants. This program is for ages 5 to 6. 1:30 to 3 p.m. $18 per child. 228-06 Northern Blvd. To pre-register, call 718-229-4000. Join the New York Park Rangers to learn the various forms of composting techniques and make your own take-home worm bin. Free. 1 p.m. Fort Totten Park. 422 Weaver Ave. Please pre-register at nyc.gov/ parks/rangers/register. Come create some Fizzy Fun Eruptions. From hypothesis to conclusion children will get hands-on experience to collectively create an innovative science fair project that is sure to impress any science teacher. Limited to 8 participants. This program is for ages 7 to 8. 1:30 to 3 p.m. $24. Alley Pond Environmental Center. 228-06 Northern Blvd. To pre-register, call 718-229-4000. Discover the history of and current environmental issues affecting Newtown Creek and the surrounding shoreline. Guide Richard Melnick is considered the foremost tour guide on the East River and has co-written the fi rst book on the waterway “Images of America: The East River.” 11 a.m. $15 GAHS members, $20 for non-members. For more information, visit astorialic.org. Learn about transportation in the 19th century, hear a story about the history of trains and create your own toy horse to ride home. 12 to 3 p.m. $5 adults, $3 students. King Manor Museum. 150-03 Jamaica Ave. For more information, visit kingmanor.org SUNDAY, APRIL 19 Recreating the harmonies and the unforgettable vocal group hits on AM radio, The Doo Wop Project is coming to the Queensborough Performing Arts Center (QPAC) to dazzle audiences. The cast features the blockbuster talents of Charl Brown, Dominic Scaglione, Dominic Nolfi , John Dias, Dwayne Cooper, all current or former Broadway stars of the smash hits, “Jersey Boys” and “Motown the Musical”. For more information, please contact the QPAC Box Offi ce at 718-631-6311. Tickets are available online at Visit Box Offi ce Bayside Historical Society is marking the 50th anniversary of the New York City Landmarks Preservation Law, which was enacted April 19, 1965, with a guided tour of the Lawrence Cemetery. Paul DeBenedetto, president of the BHS board of trustees, will discuss the importance of the Lawrence family as well as the NYC landmark law. Free. 11 a.m. The Lawrence Cemetery, 216th Street and 42nd Avenue. For more info visit baysidehistorical.org. The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary “About Boating Safety” class will be taught by qualifi ed Coast Guard Auxiliary instructors. This one-day, eight-hour boat safety course is designed to be an introductory course to meet the moating education needs of recreational boaters and personal water craft operators. 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. Photo courtesy Lady Pink and Queens Museum In the exhibition “Respectfully Yours,” Lady Pink presents three distinct “writing” styles that characterize and fuse her work as painter, muralist and graffi ti artist. Each wall showcases a distinctive style. “Cityscape Pink” bustles and beckons viewers to imagine the beauty of urban decay and rebirth. “Floral Pink” evokes femininity, fertility and natural beauty. “Classic Pink” boasts the raw street aesthetic that attracted Lady Pink as a young woman. Tuesday, April 14, through Friday, August 14. Free with museum admission. The Queens Museum at Bulova Corporate Center, 75-20 Astoria Blvd. For more information, visit queensmuseum.org.
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