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11 Turn your old container
into the table centerpiece!
From 2 to 4 p.m., learn how to recycle
your container to create something
that can hold many beautiful flowers
at home. You must bring your own
container from home. All floral materials
will be provided. This workshop is
held at the Queens Botanical Garden,
43-50 Main St. The cost is $30 for
members and $35 for non-members.
Visit queensbotanical.org for more
MONDAY, JULY 23
12 If you are looking to add
healing qualities of yoga
into your life, then head to the
Queens Library. From 6 to 7 p.m.,
instructor Alice Chen will teach you
everything you need to feel refreshed
and relax through classical poses to
important breathing exercises. Please
bring in a yoga mat and water. Space
is limited. First-come, first-served.
Sessions is held at the Queens Library
in Bayside, 214-20 Northern Blvd. No
registration is required.
13 Dr. Maxine Fisher is here
to take your creative writing
skills to the next level! For many
years, she has taught writing at
Queens College and has published
a number of books for children and
young adults. Now, she is here at the
Queens Library to help those who
want to start or improve their writing
skills based on their own personal
experience. Share your love of writing
at the Queens Library at Maspeth,
69-70 Grand Ave., from 12:30 to 1:30
p.m. Registration is not required.
TUESDAY, JULY 24
14 Start your day with a walk!
From 9 to 10 a.m., join this
self-guided fitness walking program
that goes from the Fort Totten gate
onto Joe Michaels Mile, which is
approximately two miles. This free
program is held at the Fort Totten
Front Gate in Fort Totten Park, Totten
Road and Cross Island Parkway. For
more information, call 718-352-4793.
15 Celebrate your Italian
heritage at Juniper Park!
Starting at 7 p.m., join us for the
Juniper Valley Park Summer Concert
Series as we gather together to celebrate
Italian heritage with Italian
Night! This concert will feature Tenor
Elio Scaccio, soprano Julie Anna, the
Chris Cuvier Trio and many more!
Please bring your own chair or blanket.
This event is free and is located at
Juniper Valley Park, 80th Street Juniper
Boulevard North, Middle Village.
17 Ever want to be a part of
If yes, head to Long Island City! Held
at The Bindery, the Long Island City
Partnership will be holding Summer
Networking Night! Come and connect
with your peers as you’ll enjoy
bits and refreshments at The Bindery.
Attendees will also have a chance to
tour the property. Tickets cost $15 for
LICP members and $25 for non-members.
Don’t miss this event at the The
Bindery, 30-02 48th Ave., Long Island
City, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Call 718-
705-9933 for more details.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 25
18 Come and join us for the
6th annual Guelaguetza
Festival! Organized by the Ballet
Folklorica Mexicano de Nuevo York
(BFMNY), this festival is a cultural
celebration of joy and pride through
music, dance and crafts from Mexico.
This free event lasts from 2 to 5
p.m. at Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01
Vernon Blvd., Astoria. For more information,
20 Lend a hand and join the
NYC Compost Project!
From 9 a.m. to noon., learn to grow
healthy crops and to foster a farm
ecosystem. This project provides multiple
tasks like processing food scraps,
building a compost pile, harvesting,
plant activities and more! Volunteers
must be at least 16 years old to participate.
The project is set at the Queens
Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St. For
more information, visit queensbotanical.
Do you want to save lives and receive a gift? Then come to Sunnyside
to help out! From 2 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, July 24, locate the blood bus
at the near the Pets Unlimited store to donate blood to save lives.
One donation can save three lives! Donors will receive a voucher for
a free pair of NY Mets tickets. The blood bus is located on 46th Street
between Queens Boulevard Greenpoint Avenue. Call 516-478-5094 for
At sunset, unleash your inner artist! From 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday,
July 25, 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 Island City.