32 THE COURIER SUN • SEPTEMBER 8, 2016 FOR BREAKING NEWS VISIT www.www.qns.com 8-14 happenings >SEPT THURSDAY, SEPT. 8 Nerd out at Celebrating 50 Years of Star Trek, with screenings, trivia and a costume contest hosted by pop-culture author Robert Conte and trivia maven Arline Abdalian. Douglaston/Little Neck Community Library (249-01 Northern Blvd., Little Neck), 5 p.m., FREE. Find an artistic community at Flux Thursday, a potluck dinner and art salon featuring a series of talks from the “Artifi cial Retirement” participating artists. Flux Factory (39-31 29th St., Long Island City), 6 p.m., FREE. FRIDAY, SEPT. 9 Embrace literature at the fi ve-year anniversary of Boundless Tales, with readers including Jennifer Baker, Susana Case, Shakira Croce and Tim Fredrick. Queens Council on the Arts (37-11 35th Ave., Astoria), 6:30 p.m., FREE. Celebrate the anniversary of the fi rst branch of Brooklyn Boulders at 999 Day, with a night market featuring Queens food and drink tastemakers. Brooklyn Boulders Queensbridge (23-10 41st St., Long Island City), 6:30 p.m., $28. Dance it out (silently!) at Quiet Clubbing’s Beer Garden Party, with three DJs spinning all different kinds of hits to keep you grooving. Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden (29-19 24th Ave., Astoria), 10 p.m., $5. Groove in a fabulously strange bar at Empire Breaks, with DJs ILLexxandra and Shakey spinning everything from global bassoon to magic unicorn music to electro swang. The Keep (205 Cypress Ave., Ridgewood), 10 p.m., FREE. Get hype at Mixpak x Tryna Function: Back to School Edition, featuring Sasha Go Hard, Le1f, Jubilee, Dre Skull and more. Trans-Pecos (9-15 Wyckoff Ave., Ridgewood), 11 p.m., $12. SATURDAY, SEPT. 10 Get to know a neighborhood art center at the JCAL Open House, with tours of the dance studios, art classrooms and black box theater within the historic landmarked building. BY ORIANA LECKERT/@orianablyn EDITOR’S PICK Photo by Gary Knight Kick back and listen to lovely tunes at Americana Music at The Bonnie, tonight featuring local band Single Girl, Married Girl. The Bonnie (29-12 23rd Ave., Ditmars), 8:30 p.m., FREE. Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning (161-04 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica), 11:30 a.m., FREE. Mangiare like you’re in Europe at the 23rd annual Fresh Pond Road Italian Festival, sponsored by the Federazione Italo-Americana di Brooklyn and Queens. Fresh Pond Road between Menahan and Palmetto streets, Ridgewood, noon, FREE. See how art can change behaviors around garbage and recycling at Queens Art Intervention, with performances, activities and innovations for the whole family to enjoy. Corona Plaza (103-13 41st Ave., Corona), 1 p.m., FREE. Watch everyone’s favorite Muppet-master at Jim Henson: In Performance, a compilation of archival footage illuminating the evolution of characters like Kermit the Frog and the Sweedish Chef. Museum of the Moving Image (36-01 35 Ave., Astoria), 1 p.m., $12. Learn about healthy living at the Holistic Speakers Series, with workshops, talks and demonstrations. Tequila Sunrise Restaurant (107-14, 71st Rd., Forest Hills), 2 p.m., FREE. Be rejuvenated at Staycation, with gentle yoga, restorative postures, nidra and meditation. BambooMoves Forest Hills (107-40 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills), 3:30 p.m., $20. Combine music and laughs at the Repeater Podcast, where guests share and discuss a song they love, and then musicians play that song. QED Astoria (27-16 23rd Ave., Astoria), 5 p.m., $5. Run away to the big top when Street Cirque presents a circus adaptation of Moulin Rouge, fi lled with acrobatics, dance and theater. The Muse ATTENTION: Want your event on this page? Post it on QNS.com! It’s never been easier to submit a Happening. Become a registered member at www.qns.com, visit the Events page, click the “Add Event” bar at left, complete the form and click “Post Event.” You can even post a photo or a fl ier for your event. It takes only a couple of minutes to complete, and it’s absolutely FREE! We’ll select entries on our QNS.com Events site for our Happenings page in The Queens Courier and Ridgewood Times. Let all of Queens know what’s going on tomorrow by posting it on QNS.com today!
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