48 THE COURIER SUN • SEPTEMBER 3, 2015 FOR BREAKING NEWS VISIT www.couriersun.com >SEP T4- 10 happenings FRIDAY, SEPT. 4 Get delicious, fresh produce from the Queens Botanical Garden’s urban farm at the farmers market. 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St., Queens. For more information, visit http:// www.queensbotanical.org/. Summer Sports Experience invites children to pitch, shoot and score in NYC’s beautiful parks. Kids’ sports skills will be developed through a variety of sports played each day. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free. Registration required through email: Queens.Recreation@parks. nyc.gov. 173rd Street Playground (Det. Williams) in Detective Keith L. Williams Park. For more information, call 718- 393-7370. Join the In-Sight Dance Company’s sixth annual festival at Socrates Sculpture Park. Enjoy a diverse dance experience where the public will gain insight into the dances’ inner workings and creative processes. 6 to 7 p.m. Free. Socrates Sculpture Park, Vernon Boulevard between Broadway and 30th Drive. For more information, visit http://socratessculpturepark. org/. Pull up a chair or blanket and enjoy the screening of “Big Hero 6” at the Joseph P. Addabbo Memorial Park. Delve into the inspiring story about a brilliant robotics whiz, Hiro, and his robot sidekick, Baymax. Free. Begins at dusk. Joseph P. Addabbo Memorial Park in Tudor Park N. Conduit Ave., 133 Avenue between 80th and 88th streets. For more info, call 718-393-7370. Bring a chair or blanket, and sit back and relax for a screening of “Finding Nemo.” Watch the journey of a timid clownfi sh who searches long and hard for his son, Nemo, after he is captured in the Great Barrier Reef. Popcorn will EDITOR’S PICK be served. Free. 8 to 10:30 p.m. Beach 59th Street in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk (Beach 59th Street off of Rockaway Boulevard on the beach). For more information, call 718-318-4000 or email antina. email@example.com. Bring and blanket or chair to watch a fi lm in the Rockaway Civic Association’s summer fi lm series, Beach Flix! There will be a screening of the critically acclaimed movie “Grand Budapest Hotel” about the journeys of a hotel concierge and his friend Zero Moustafa. Free. Begins at sunset. Beach 121st Street in Rockaway Beach. For more information, call 718-318-4000 or email antina.johnson@parks. nyc.gov. SATURDAY, SEPT. 5 Join yoga instructor Helen Kilgallen from Elaine’s Dance School for Yoga on the Beach. Work on fl exibility and strength in this beginner Hatha Yoga class. Bring a mat, large towel or blanket. Free. 8 to 9 a.m. Beach 108th Street in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk, Queens (off Shorefront Parkway, on the beach). For more information, call 718-318-4000 or email antina.johnson@parks. nyc.gov. GrowNYC Greenmarket provides the Long Island Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers an outdoor adventure that builds trust, communication and teamwork and Astoria communities with farm-fresh produce and family fun activities every Saturday. Enjoy a wide selection of seasonal fruits and vegetables throughout the market. Free. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Socrates Sculpture Park, Vernon Boulevard between Broadway and 30th Drive. For more information, visit http://socratessculpturepark. org/. Enjoy an hour of free yoga in the park designed for all experience levels. Kripalu Yoga focuses on posture, breathing techniques, relaxation and mediation. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat or towel. Free. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Socrates Sculpture Park, Vernon Boulevard between Broadway and 30th Drive. For more information, visit http://socratessculpturepark. org/. Family Health and Fitness Day presents a fun-fi lled day of fi tness demonstrations, races, contests, crafts, a puppet show and more! Free. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Roy Wilkins Recreation Center, Merrick Boulevard between 115th Avenue, 116th Avenue and Baisley Boulevard (fl agpole near recreation center). For more information, call 718-276-8686. Children ages 5 to 14 are invited with their families to work with a different artist each week at the Saturday Sculpture Workshops. Explore a myriad of different art types and subject matters. If arriving in a group of 10 or more, please call 718-956-1819 a week prior 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. skills on Free Public Sundays. This two-hour adventure features both high and low elements. The adventure course is open for individuals or small groups of friends and family. Children ages 8 and older are welcome to join. Preregistration is required at www.nycgovparks. org/programs/rangers/ registration. Free. Sunday, Sept. 6, 9:30 a.m. to noon. Alley Pond Park Adventure Center in Alley Pond Park Little Neck Bay, L.I.E., Union Turnpike between Springfi eld Boulevard, Douglaston Parkway and Hanford Street. For more information, visit http://www.nycgovparks. org/programs/rangers or call 718-217-4685.
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