FOR BREAKING NEWS VISIT www.couriersun.com SEPTEMBER 4, 2014 • THE COURIER SUN 41 all ages can explore the wonders of science through fun activities. The event starts at 11 a.m. The Chinese Autumn Festival will be celebrated at the auditorium on the lower level of the 41-17 Main St. location of the Queens Library. Attendees will come in touch with the multiple facets of ancient Chinese culture as musicians and performers will play guquin, fl ute, ciao and pipa, sing Kunqu opera and perform a tea ceremony. Several prominent artists are expected to take the stage at the celebration, which begins at 1:30 p.m. Visit the Art Center Workshops for their annual Open House and experience a variety of fun, handson activities, while indulging in popcorn and cotton candy. The event will take place at 161-04 Jamaica Ave. from noon to 4 p.m. The center offers more than 40 workshops on activities such as dance, cartooning and ceramics for participants of all ages. Registration is open for the fall semester beginning September 13. SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 It’s Family Day at the Queens Zoo. The zoo is organizing a tour for participants to get close to rainforest animals. The three-hour-long tour will start at 1 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at queenszoo.com at the cost of $25 for members and $35 for non-members. The price covers one adult and one child. The Queens Sickle Cell Advocacy Network Inc.’s Annual Sickle Cell 5K Run/Walk-A-Thon, which raises funds to spread awareness about Sickle Cell Disease, will begin at 10 a.m. at 160th Street between Liberty and Archer avenues and end at Roy Wilkins Park. You can register online at eventbrite. com with a $20 fee or on the day of the race, from 8 a.m., for $25. Patrice Hamilton, Miss New York United States 2014, is the Grand Marshal. Sickle Cell Disease is a life-threatening disease that affects 90,000 to 100,000 Americans every year. Call 718-712-0873 for more details. Play4Autism and Triumph Gymnastics are joining hands to create a safe and fun play environment for autistic children. The weekly program will run every Sunday from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at 79-41 Cooper Ave. Registration with Play4Autism is mandatory and can be completed by calling 646-836-4535 or visiting www.play4autism.org. The Poppenhusen Institute’s annual 9/11 Memorial Service and Concert will begin at 1 p.m. at the institute’s garden at 114-04 14th Rd. The event features tarumi violinists and singers. Enjoy the sun and the shopping at the outdoor fl ea market, organized by St. Raphael’s Church, on 35-20 Greenpoint Ave. The market will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Upscale art and furniture are being put up for sale at 10-17 Jackson Ave. All furniture was used for model homes as display and are all new. The sale begins at 11 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 The World’s Fair in Legos exhibit is ongoing at the Queen’s Theater, 14 United Nations Avenue South. It boasts of seven World’s Fair structures reconstructed out of Legos by expert builder Cody Wells. The exhibition is free and will be open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 The Kew Gardens Community Center is screening “Analyze That” at its location at 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202. The movie stars Robert DeNiro as a gangster who consults with the psychiatrist, played by Billy Crystal. The screening begins at 1 p.m. The Sisterhood of Bay Terrace Garden Jewish Center is hosting a musical program featuring Doug EDITOR’S PICK QUEENS LIBRARY CONCERTS Leblang and Dmitri Zisl Slepovitch. The program will be held at 13-00 209th St. beginning at 12:30 p.m. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 The Sandy Neighborhood Design HelpDesk is coming to the Battalion Pentecostal Assembly Church at 454 Beach 67th St. Architects and mortgage and insurance counselors at the HelpDesk will provide homeowners and building owners with free, one-onone architectural, insurance and mortgage consultations specifi c to their properties. Prospective clients can walk in or schedule an appointment online. The HelpDesk will be open from 5 to 8:30 p.m. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 11 It’s Tear Apart Thursday at the Queens Library and this week, organizers will show you how electronic items do their job by ripping them apart. There will also be a lesson in building basic electronic items beginning at 4 p.m. at 134-26 225th St. Adults are invited to join like-minded fi tness enthusiasts in a weekly fi tness walking program at Crocheron Park. The course begins at the western end of Joe Michaels Mile (near the front of Fort Totten). Participants begin their hour-long walk at 9 a.m. TO HAVE YOUR EVENT APPEAR HERE POST IT @ QUEENSCOURIER.COM buzz The Queens Library’s Sunday Concerts @ Central will host singer/songwriters Wahid Azad and Nazreen Azad as they bring Bengali art to 89-11 Merrick Blvd. Dressed in traditional Bangladeshi costumes, the duo will sing patriotic, folk and modern songs, and dance to music from Bangladeshi movies. The event starts at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 7.
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