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78 THE QUEENS COURIER • MAY 18, 2017 FOR BREAKING NEWS VISIT WWW.QNS.COM happenings ›MAY18-24 1LIS7T OF THINGS TO DO THURSDAY, MAY 18 1 Check out some digital art created by local senior citizens at a special art show at the Selfhelp Innovative Senior Center in Flushing. It’s part of the “SuCasa” program bringing artists and local seniors together made possible by the city Departments of Cultural Affairs and the Aging, the Queens Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts. Free admission. 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., 45-25 Kissena Blvd. 2 Join the Douglaston/ Little Neck Library for an hour of clean comedy featuring talented comedian Mark Brier, who has performed at libraries, senior centers, comedy clubs, resorts and on cruise ships. Get ready for rip-roaring laughter and a lot of good, clean fun! Admission is free. Light refreshments will be served. Seating is limited; first-come, first-served. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Douglaston/Little Neck Community Library. 2 to 3 p.m., Douglaston/Little Neck Library, 249-01 Northern Blvd., Little Neck. 3 Watercolors aren’t just for kids. Artist Karl Lorenzen will prove it at the Maspeth library this afternoon as he teaches basic watercolor techniques. Participants will take home a beautiful painting they have created at the end of the session. No experience is necessary. Had a stressful week? Chill out on a Friday night with the joy of painting! Join the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning for a creative and fun “Paint Night” with friends, loved ones, wine, cheese, and a casual and guided painting project. All materials will be provided. Open for all levels of artists ages 21 and older. $60 per person, $110 for two people. 7 to 10 p.m., Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning, 161-04 Jamaica Ave, Jamaica. To reserve your seat, email rsvp@jcal.org. All materials will be provided. Free admission, but you must register for limited seating. 2 to 4 p.m., Maspeth library, 69-70 Grand Ave. For more information, visit www. queenslibrary.org or call 718- 639-5228. FRIDAY, MAY 19 4 It can be tough for seniors in need of work to find a job, but the Samuel Field Y and the city’s Department for the Aging are here to help. They’re holding a Career Help for Mature Job Seekers seminar at the Central Queens Y. To be eligible, participants must be 55 or older, unemployed and meet financial guidelines. Free admission. 12:15 to 2 p.m., Central Queens Y, 67-09 108th St., Forest Hills. For more information or to register, contact Carolyn Weinstein at cweinstein@ cqy.org. SATURDAY, MAY 20 6 Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy a tap dance performance by Reggie Myers to celebrate National Tap Dance Day at the Cemetery of the Evergreens on the Glendale/Bushwick border. They will also honor tap legend Bill “Bojangles” Robinson with a wreath-laying ceremony at his grave. Free and open to the public. RSVPs are appreciated but not required. 12 to 1:30 p.m., Cemetery of the Evergreens, enter at 1629 Bushwick Ave., Brooklyn. To reserve a spot, visit https:// www.eventbrite.com/e/ tap-dance-performance-tickets 33878360087. 7 What better way to spend a Saturday than to enjoy some awesome jazz music. The Center at Maple Grove in Kew Gardens will showcase the Queens Symphony Orchestra performing jazz classics from the Great American songbook. The program includes music that had been performed or created by late musicians now interred at Maple Grove Cemetery. Free admission; light refreshments will be served. 1:30 p.m., The Center at Maple Grove, 127-15 Kew Gardens Road, Kew Gardens. To RSVP, email info@friendsofmaplegrove. org or call 347-878-6614. SUNDAY, MAY 21 8 One of the tri-state area’s best concert bands, the Band of Long Island, will hold a special performance at the Robert Ross Johnson Family Life Center in St. Albans. The performance is under the direction of conductor Michael Flamhaft and is sponsored by the center and the St. Albans Congregational Church and the Family Life Center as part of its 2017 Cultural Enrichment Series. Tickets are $30 for adults, $10 for children ages 5 through 12. 3 p.m., 172-17 Linden Blvd., St. Albans. For more information, call 718-657- 8282. ATTENTION: Want your event on this page? Post it on QNS.com! It’s never been easier to submit a Happening. Become a registered member at www.qns.com, visit the Events page, click the “Add Event” bar at left, complete the form and click “Post Event.” You can even post a photo or a fl ier for your event. It takes only a couple of minutes to complete, and it’s absolutely FREE! We’ll select entries on our QNS.com Events site for our Happenings page in The Queens Courier and Ridgewood Times. Let all of Queens know what’s going on tomorrow by posting it on QNS.com today! 5 EDITOR’S PICK


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