20 JULY 26, 2018 RIDGEWOOD TIMES WWW.QNS.COM
THURSDAY, JULY 26
Enjoy your time at the garden a little
bit more! The Queens Botanical Garden
(QBG) is extending their hours so everyone
can enjoy twilight at the garden every
Thursday evening. QBG members
get free admission, while everyone else
pay regular admission. $6 for adults, $4
for students with IDs, $2 for children
(ages 4 to 12). From 6 to 8 p.m., don’t
miss this special event at the QBG, 43-50
Main St., Queens. Visit queensbotanical.
org for more information.
FRIDAY, JULY 27
Come and see the stars near the waterfront!
The Amateur Astronomers Association
of New York are providing telescopes
and instructions on how to identify objects
in the sky. This free event takes place at
Hunters Point South Park, Center Boulevard,
Long Island City, from 8 to 10 p.m.
Join us for the 40th Annual Grand
Mid-Summer Pow Wow! From 6 to 10
p.m., NYC’s oldest and largest pow wow
will feature three days of Native American
dancing competitions for the public
to see! More than 40 Indian nations will
be represent in the apple orchard on the
farm grounds with a large selection of
Native American art, craft s, jewelry
and food for sale. This is an all-weekend
event! DAY PASS is $10 for adults & $5
for kids (ages 12 and under). WEEKEND
PASS is $16 adults & $7 kids (ages 12 &
under). Free for farm members. Come
to this event at the Queens County Farm
Museum in Queens Farm Park, 73-50
Little Neck Pkwy. Call 718-347-3276 for
SATURDAY, JULY 28
Have your yoga session by the beach!
From 8:15 to 9:15 a.m., yoga instructor
Helen Kilgallen, from Ocean Bliss Yoga,
will teach a yoga class near the water of
Rockaway Beach! Please bring either a
mat, towel or blanket. This class is held
at Beach 108th Street in Rockaway Beach
and Boardwalk. This class is free to attend.
Call 718-318-400 for more details.
Camp and see the stars with the whole
family! From 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 28,
to 7 a.m. on Sunday, July 29, the Urban
Park Rangers invites you to create memories
and a connection with nature with
the entire family. Celebrate the tradition
of camping and a welcome change in
your life. Participants are chosen by lottery.
Please visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/
register to register. Join in on this special
event at Alley Pond Park, 228-06 Northern
Blvd., Douglaston. Call 718-352-1769
for more details. This event is free!
SUNDAY, JULY 29
Prepare to be in a state of awe! From
4 to 5 p.m., The Great Miguelino is
set to make the audience laugh and
shocked as he choose some of them
to help him with his amazing magic
tricks. The event is free, though ride
and game tickets ranges from $3 to $30.
This event is held at Forest Park Carousel
Amusement Village in Forest Park.
For more details, call 718-788-2676.
MONDAY, JULY 30
Are you scared of an upcoming job
interview? Then head to the Queens Library!
In this workshop, you will learn
to prepare for your interview, successfully
deal with diffi cult answers and
follow up properly aft er. Don’t miss
this workshop at the Queens Library
in Flushing, 41-17 Main St. Registration
is not required.
Come and take some dancing
lessons! From 10:30 a.m. to noon, the
Queens Library are hold Chinese folk
dancing lessons for anyone who is
interested in culture or just curious!
Dance your way to the Queens Library
in Elmhurst, 86-07 Broadway, Elmhurst.
No registration required!
TUESDAY, JULY 31
Come and join us for a live concert!
From 11 a.m. to noon, Darlene Graham
will perform a show that is fi lled with
energy as she shares the fun of growing
up in a modern family! Sing and move
to Darlene’s original and traditional
songs about sunny days, going to the
beach, dancing and more! See the show
at Flushing Meadows Corona Park, 111th
Street and 53rd Avenue. Please bring a
low chair or blanket for this event.
Worried about taking a citizenship
exam? The Queens Library is here to
help you! From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., learn
everything you need to know about
American history, government and
culture to pass your exam. Students
must be green card holders and call
718-278-4303 to register in advance.
These are taught at the Queens Library
in Elmhurst, 86-07 Broadway, Elmhurst.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 1
Catskills Puppet Theater presents
“Sister Rain and Brother Sun”! From 6 to
7 p.m., come and witness the story about
Mother Nature, who must save the day
when Sister Rain stops watering the
Earth aft er she becomes jealous of Brother
Sun. Join in and save the Earth at the
Lower Highland Playground in Highland
Park, Jackie Robinson Parkway.
Photo by Katrina Medoff
At sunset, unleash your inner artist! From 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday,
July 25, Donna Levinstone, an LIC artist will be providing guidance to
help you create your own masterpiece of anything that your heart desires,
while watching the stunning sunset. The event is free and all supplies are
included! This event is held at the LIC Landing Events Space in Hunter’s
Point South Park, Center Boulevard, Long Island City.
• ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
meets every Tuesday at 8 p.m. at
Grace Lutheran Church, 21st Avenue
and 32nd Street, Astoria. For
more information, call 718-520-5021.
• NAR-ANON, a self-help support
group for those affected by
a loved one’s drug abuse, meets
every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in
the basement of the Church of the
Gardens, 50 Ascan Ave., Forest
Hills. For more information, call
• MASPETH TOWN HALL hosts
a monthly bereavement group
every second Wednesday of the
month from 7 to 8:30 p.m., 53-37
72nd St., Maspeth. Light refreshments
and handouts will be provided.
For more information, call
• ST. MARGARET TROOP 119 meets
every Tuesday from 7 to 9:15 p.m. at St.
Margaret Parish Hall, 66-05 79th Place,
Middle Village. For more information,
• BOY SCOUT TROOP 28 meets every
Friday at 7 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran
Church, 86-20 114th St., Richmond Hill.
All boys ages 10 1/2 to 17 are welcome.
For information, call 718-478-5747.
• SUNNYSIDE DRUM CORPS meets
every Tuesday at 6 p.m. at All Saints
Church, 43-12 46th St., one block off
Queens Boulevard, Sunnyside. Boys
and girls ages 7 to 17 are invited
to join. For more information, call
• CUB SCOUT TROOP 106 meets
every Friday from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at
Trinity Lutheran Church, 81st Street
between Penelope Avenue and Juniper
Boulevard South, Middle Village. For
more information, email communications.
• CUB SCOUT PACK 383 meets every
Wednesday from 7 to 8 p.m. at St.
Pancras Pfeifer Hall, Myrtle Avenue
and 68th Street, Glendale. For more
information, call 718-938-2073.
• RIDGEWOOD OLDER ADULT
CENTER, 59-14 70th Ave., Ridgewood,
welcomes new members 60 years
of age and older every weekday. For
more information, call 718-456-2000.
SENIOR CENTER, 319 Stanhope St.,
Bushwick, holds various programs
every day. Call 718-366-3083 for more
• PETER CARDELLA SENIOR
CENTER, 68-52 Fresh Pond Road,
Ridgewood, holds breakfast and lunch
every weekday, as well as a variety of
programs. For more information, call
• SELF-HELP MASPETH SENIOR
CENTER, 69-61 Grand Ave., holds
beading, jewelry and other programs
daily. Hot lunch served at noon. Transportation
available. For details, call
• MIDDLE VILLAGE ADULT CENTER,
69-10 75th St., off ers recreation
and fi tness classes, including zumba,
yoga and computers. Daily transportation,
bingo and hot lunches. Scheduled
bus trips available. Free membership
for adults 60+. For more information,
• REGO PARK SENIOR CENTER,
93-29 Queens Blvd., holds a variety of
programs every day. For more information,
• SUNNYSIDE SENIOR CENTER, 43-
31 39th St., holds programs daily. Call
718-392-6944 for more information.