56 THE COURIER SUN • SEPTEMBER 17, 2015 FOR BREAKING NEWS VISIT www.couriersun.com >SEP T18- 2 4 happenings EDITOR’S PICK Join the Tocho Swing Beats, one of the top orchestras in Japan, for an evening of instrumental performances. Playing a mixture of classic and modern music, the Tocho Swing Beats is a volunteer group consisting of daytime offi ce workers who come together to make beautiful music together. The group is now on its eighth NYC tour. $16 general admission, $10 students. Starts at 8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 18. Flushing Town Hall at 137-35 Northern Blvd. For more information, visit http://fl ushingtownhall.org or call 718-463-7700. FRIDAY, SEPT. 18 Familiarize yourself with the Bengali culture at this year’s Bangladesh Trade Fair located in Long Island City. This event features real vendors from Bangladesh and includes boutiques, handmade clothing, leather products and many more fashion items. Free. 1 to 9 p.m. 36-01 37th Ave. For more information, call 718-806-61136. SATURDAY, SEPT. 19 Hunter Point Parks is inviting all families to enjoy free outdoor movies. Each feature and short fi lm screened at the event will coincide with a planned “New York” theme, including standout independent fi lms from this year’s Queens World Film Festival. Snacks and refreshments will be served. Free. Begins at sunset. 52 Center Blvd., Long Island City. For more information, visit http:// queensworldfi lmfestival.com/events/. SculptureCenter invites you to see two brandnew exhibits featuring the work of artists Anthea Hamilton and Gabriel Sierra. Hamilton’s “Lichen! Libido! Chastity!” explores American pop culture from the 1970s onward through music and fashion. Sierra’s “Numbers in a Room” showcases the artist’s unique architecture and geometry. Free. 6 to 8 p.m. 44-19 Purves St., Long Island City. For more information, call 718-361-1750. The Rego Center presents a new, kid-friendly educational live show, “Big Top Science.” Presented like a circus, the show helps teach children basic science skills in a fun and interactive way. Free. 1 to 1:45 p.m. 61-35 Junction Blvd. in Rego Park. For more information, visit http://regocenter.com or call 718-275-2696. Families with young children are invited to attend a special storytime session of Barnes & Noble’s latest Picture Book of the Month selection: “Bug in a Vacuum” by Melanie Watt. Listen to the tale of an adventurous bug that fl ies into a house one day and encounters far more trouble than it bargained for. Free. 11 to 11:30 a.m. 23-80 Bell Blvd. at Barnes & Noble in The Bay Terrace shopping center. For more information, call 718-224-1083. SUNDAY, SEPT. 20 Maspeth Federal Savings invites families to enjoy a day of games, rides, face painting, petting zoos and live entertainment at “Smile on Maspeth Day.” Free. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Main offi ce parking lot at 69th Street and Grand Avenue. For more information, visit http://maspethfederal.com/ or call 718-335-1300. Join the critically acclaimed Con Brio Ensemble for this year’s Twilight Concert, a celebration of classical music. Hear the works of Schumann, Reinecke, Fuchs and Toc as played on the violin, cello and piano. $12, $10 students/seniors. The Church in the Gardens at 50 Ascan Avenue in Forest Hills. For more information, email dianamittler@ aol.com or call 718-459-1277. Experience Latin arts, crafts, food and music at Carnavale De La Cultura Latina (or the Carnival 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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