40 THE COURIER SUN • SEPTEMBER 4, 2014 FOR BREAKING NEWS VISIT www.couriersun.com happenings >SEPT4-10 EDITOR’S PICK Photo Zaq Landsberg. Rendering of SkyWatch Spider, 2014. EAF14: 2014 Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition. September 7, 2014 - March 22, 2015. Socrates Sculpture Park, New York SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5 It’s movie night at Crocheron Park. The animated movie “Despicable Me 2” will be screened for free at 35th Avenue and Cross Island Parkway. Audience members can bring their own blankets or low chairs. Screening begins at 8 p.m. The Flushing Town Hall is hosting the Five Boroughs Music Festival: A Banner Bicentennial that celebrates 200 years of The Star-Spangled Banner. Vocalists Caitlin Lynch, Leah Wool, Michael Slattery and Sidney Outlaw will join pianist Spencer Myer to explore the song’s journey over the last two centuries. The concert starts at 8 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online at fl ushingtownhall.org. They cost The Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition opens at Socrates Sculpture Park on Sunday, Sept. 7. Fifteen artists will display their new works that explore the state of sculpture today. The artists were selected out of nearly 300 candidates by a highly competitive process. These artists were then given access to the park’s facilities and generous fi nancial, technical and curatorial support. The exhibition will be open from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. $25/$20 for members and Queens residents and $10 for students. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 Bocce enthusiasts and beginners are welcome to come and play the game at the NYC Parks Queens Bocce Tournament at Juniper Valley Park. You can join in the fun as an individual or part of a group. Winning teams will go on to compete at a citywide championship, scheduled for Sept. 20 at the same location. This event begins at 8 a.m. and is open only to adults. Pre-registration is required via qnsbocce.eventbrite.com. For any assistance, call 718-393-7370 or email queens.recreation@ parks.nyc.gov. It’s time to stretch on the waterfront at Socrates Sculpture Park. Free waterfront yoga classes will begin at 9:30 a.m. and at 11 a.m. and last one hour. The classes are open to participants of all experience levels. Those attending the class should wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat or a towel. The Queens Botanical Garden is hosting Mid-Autumn Treat and Tea, an afternoon about tea-making, storytelling and children’s crafts from 1 to 4 p.m. at 43-50 Main St. Entry is free with garden admission, but moon cakes will be available on sale and participants who attend the teabag-making workshop will be charged an additional fee. Children’s music and fun, popular music will ring in the air as Jesse and her guitar welcome you to jam along with her at the Carousel in Forest Park. The event is free but there is a fee to ride the carousel. The event will take place at 2 p.m. The Queens Library’s fourth annual Discovery Day Street Fair will be on at the Children’s Library Discovery Center at 89-11 Merrick Blvd. Children of 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.
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