40 THE COURIER SUN • DECEMBER 11, 2014 FOR BREAKING NEWS VISIT www.couriersun.com happenings >DEC THURSDAY, DEC. 11 Swing by the New York Hall of Science where Chef Jon Lovitch’s Gingerbread Lane is standing strong. The edible display features an array of homemade gingerbread houses that were designed and baked over the course of an entire year. In 2013, the gingerbread display won the Guinness World Record for the largest gingerbread exhibit on earth. Visit the sugary display at 47-01 111th St., Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Regular admission price is $11, and $8 for students, children and seniors. For more information, visit nysci.org. Visit the Sculpture Center’s newly renovated building, and take a look at their new exhibition – Puddle, pothole, portal. The exhibit, co-curated by Ruba Katrib, Sculpture Center and artist Camille Henrot, aims to decipher space, incorporating a sense of wonder and humor in concepts like animation and cartooning. There is a $5 suggested donation and $3 for students. The Sculpture Center is located at 44-19 Purves St. Long Island City. For more information, visit www.sculpturecenter. org or call 718-361-1750. The Titan & Queens Theatre Companies join forces to present you with a new stage adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic holiday ghost story, “A Christmas Carol.” This special holiday event shows the story of Ebenezer Scrooge and the three transformational visits he endures from spirits of his past, present and future. Ticket prices are $30. Queens Theatre is located in 14 United Nations Ave. South, Jackson Heights. For tickets or more information, visit queenstheatre. org or call 718-760-0064. FRIDAY, DEC.12 The Mestizo Dance Company, alongside of Harold Gutierrez and his band, invite you to celebrate the vibrancy of Spanish and Latin American culture in their last week of “Colombia Musical Review.” The event, which takes place in Thalia Hispanic Theatre, will explore the colorful diversity and beauty of Colombian music and dance. It will begin at 8 p.m. and costs $40, and $37 for students and seniors. The theatre is located in 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside. For more information, visit thaliatheatre.org or call 718- 729-3880. The Literary Devices exhibition, presented by the Fisher Landau Center for Art, will feature works from various different artists who have their work on display in a unique group show. Contributions include Barbara EDITOR’S PICK Kruger, Donald Judd, Ed Ruscha and others. The exhibit is open from noon to 5 p.m. and located on 38-27 30th Ave., Long Island City. Admission is free. For more information, visit fl cart. org or call 718-937-0727. SATURDAY, DEC. 13 Putt your way through a nine-hole miniature golf course at Rocket Park Mini Golf. In this unique golf course, the New York Hall of Science teaches guests the science of spacefl ight. It is open on the weekend from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission prices are $6 for adults, $5 for children and seniors, plus general NYSCI admission. The NYSCI is located on 47-01 111th St., Flushing. For more information visit nysci.org/rocket-park-mini-golf or call 718-699-0005. King Manor decks its halls for the winter! Join for a special holiday tour of the museum and learn how the King family celebrates the season. Create your own traditional winter and holiday decorations. Admission is free and the event, “Hands-on History: Deck the Halls,” is from noon to 3 p.m. The museum is located at 150-03 Jamaica Ave. For more information, 11- 18 visit www.kingmanor.org/events or call 718-206-0545. Join the Kupferberg Center for the Arts for “Handel’s Messiah,” their 74th Annual Winter Concert by the Queens College Choral Society. The center is located at 65-30 Kissena Blvd and admission is $20 but $5 for those with a Queens College ID. The concert commences at 7:30 p.m. Visit http:// kupferbergcenter.org/events/handelsmessaih/#. VIIDETHF_pB to purchase tickets online. The New York Mets and Metropolitan Hospitality will host the fi rst Winter Fest at Citi Field. There will be family fun activities including winter arts and crafts, mascot appearances, a meet and greet with Santa, cookie decorating, fan photo opportunities and holiday caroling. Festive food and beverages will be sold, including a specialty eggnog and winter beer. Admission is $10 for adults and $7 for children. Free parking is available in Lot G for ticket-holders. Citi Field is located at 123-01 Roosevelt Ave. For more information please call 718-507-8499. The event is from one to 5 p.m. Big CrodEnt and SixCentz are hosting a toy drive to benefi t the pediatrics department at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center on Dec. 13 from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. on Dec. 14. The event will feature live performances by Amy Tori, Stacey Parris, Lillian Grey, Julio Mena and Ty Bless, among others. Actor Richard Castellano, of “Analyze This” fame, will be present. Attendees are requested to either bring a toy or donate $10. Mi Candela, 31-31 Steinway St. SUNDAY, DEC. 14 Queens College alumnus, Alex Schirling, teams up with Erick Urgiles and Classical Singers Career Development Club in a performance full of holiday spirit. The event, “Classical Singers Holiday Concert Jam,” will begin at 2 p.m. Admission is $5 or free for members and students. The concert is held at Flushing Town Hall at 137-35 Northern Blvd. “Fertile Ground,” the uncurated series returns with Cedan Dance Company, Chandler Dance, danceETHOS Performance Company, In Noon Dance, Monteleone Dance Collective and N^2 Dance. The performances are held at the Green Space Studio Theater at 37-24 24th St., between 37th and 38th avenues. For more information please visit greenspacestudio. org or call 718-956-3037. Performance begins at 7 p.m. and ticket price is $10 for the general audience. 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. Photo Courtesy NYC Gov ANNUAL TREE LIGHTING CELEBRATION THURSDAY, DEC. 11, Join family, friends and neighbors in celebrating Astoria’s new holiday tradition, the 2nd Annual Tree Lighting Celebration. Enjoy Kwanzaa stories and songs, Christmas carols and more. Admission is free and the tree lighting, which will commence at 6:30 p.m., is located at 19th Street between Astoria Park South and Ditmars Boulevard.
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