54 THE COURIER SUN • JUNE 19, 2014 FOR BREAKING NEWS VISIT www.couriersun.com happenings >JUNE19-25 FRIDAY, JUNE 20 Join the EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care for a dance-fi tness class that’s friendly and fun from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. It uses the Zumba formula, with modifi ed moves and pacing for active older people and those just starting their journey to a fi t and health lifestyle. Be sure to let your doctor know you’ll be taking part in an exercise class. This free class will be held at 206-20 Linden Blvd. in Cambria Heights. For more information, please visit www.ehnc.com. Please RSVP at 646-476-1294. Take advantage of the opportunity to meet one-on-one with Greg Johnson, EmblemHealth’s director of community outreach and creator of the Care for the Family Caregiver Program from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m at 206-20 Linden Blvd. in Cambria Heights. Greg has received numerous awards and recognition within the fi elds of health care, family caregiving and service to others. Family caregivers are welcome to meet with him for support and advice. Please RSVP at 646-447-7175 and please visit www.ehnc.com for more information. Portraying Ray Charles, master pianist/ vocalist/actor Kenny Brawner leads his 12-piece orchestra and 3 sultry vocalists (à la Raelettes) performing Ray’s top hits. Songs are interwoven by “Ray” depicting how gospel, blues, jazz and country music infl uenced his style – and refl ecting on American social history, his epic battle with drugs, and his triumphant return home to Georgia. The event is held at Flushing Town Hall at 137-35 Northern Blvd. (at the corner of Linden Place) and starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20/$15 for Town Hall members and $10 for students. SATURDAY, JUNE 21 Come hear “Music from North and South America performed by Quintet of the Americas” at St. Josaphat’s Church at 35th Avenue and 210th Street at 5 p.m. Free admission. For more info visit www.stjosaphatbayside. org or call 718-229-1663. Visit more than 20 bars for craft beer, cocktail specials, games, live music, dancing and giveaways at the Astoria Tour-de-Bar at 31-19 Newtown Ave. from noon to 8 p.m. Tickets are $30 each and there will be a fee of $1.74. The event benefi ts the Childhood Cancer Society. Party from 4 to 10 p.m. with internationally known, Queens-based artists, plus a BBQ throw down from local EDITOR’S PICK Photo courtesy Alley Pond Environmental Center “Fantastic Frogs and Polliwogs” What is a polliwog anyway? Children learn the answer to this question and many more while observing and handling real frogs on Saturday, June 21. Participants discover how frogs eat and move, and study their fascinating life cycle. The program, “Fantastic Frogs and Polliwogs,” includes games, a craft, a snack and a hike in search of frog eggs and tadpoles. Limited to 12 participants ages 5 and 6, and they must be toilet trained. The event is held at 228-06 Northern Blvd. from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. and is $21 per child. Preregistration required. Call 718-229-4000. restaurants and a fi lm screening under the stars at the Queens Council on the Arts Block Party. Tickets are $35 each and the event is located at Kaufman Astoria Lot, 36th Street and 36th Avenue. Welcome the summer with special sound performances by various artists, a Summer Solstice ritual, a picnic, and a wonderful Manhattan skyline. Free admission. The event is located at Socrates Sculpture Park at 32-01 Vernon Blvd. Attend “La Dolce Vita,” the Douglaston and Little Neck Historical Society (DLNHS) Gala from 7:30 p.m. to midnight at the Hollywood Avenue home of Peter and Arlene Angelilli in Douglaston to celebrate the Silver Anniversary of and to benefi t the DLNHS. Attendance is limited and taxdeductible reservations can be made at www.dlnhs.org. The Members of the Angelo Graci Republican Club of Queens are happy to announce that it will hold a luncheon at noon to celebrate the Club’s 30th anniversary of its beginning in 1984. Republican Candidate for Governor Rob Astorino will be the honored guest. The luncheon will be held in the Parish Center of Christ Lutheran Church on the corner of 101st Avenue and 86th Street in Ozone Park. The donation of $35 is not tax deductible. For more information please contact Dolores Williams at 718-835-7175. Find out how to live a healthy life with diabetes by attending the EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care event on diabetes management and how you could gain control of your diabetes – and have more energy to devote to feeling healthy, content and nourished. Learn how to manage symptoms, better understand your condition, reduce stress, boost confi - dence, and problem-solve and better manage everyday tasks. This free event is from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and is located at 206-20 Linden Blvd. in Cambria Heights. To RSVP call 646- 476-1294. Come to the “Spring Workout” at EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.! It doesn’t take a genius to realize the consequences of inactivity and loads of unhealthy foods, so why not use your family as support in becoming a more fi t and active unit! This free workshop will include information on the importance of staying healthy as a family though health and nutrition and a family exercise class. We will have giveaways and light refreshments. To RSVP call 646- 476-1294. Celebrate the immigrant LGBTQ voices of Queens at 7 p.m. LGBTQ musicians, dancers and performing artists based in Queens selected through an open call will be performing at this partnership concert. The event is supported in part by NYC Council member Daniel Dromm. Tickets are $15/$10 for Flushing Town Hall members and students. Would you like to help us care for Alley Pond Environment Center (APEC)’s animals? The program, “Animal Care Trainee,” teaches children about the interesting job of an animal caretaker. Children will have hands-on experience in feeding, brushing, cleaning and learning all about the needs of APEC’s animals. Snacks and animal care trainee certifi cate included. This program, located at 228-06 ATTENTION: WANT A LISTING ON THIS PAGE? Go to the “Events Calendar” section of our web site, www.queenscourier.com/events-page, 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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