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ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Dance Fusion for Adults

Instructor Katwicia Desruisseaux leads a mix of dance fitness, aerobics, low-impact strength training and stretching exercises that help relieve stress. Please bring a towel and bottle of water. Space is limited. Participation is first come, first served.

Aug 6 @ 6:15 PM, Aug 13 @ 6:15 PM, Aug 20 @ 6:15 PM, Aug 27 @ 6:15 PM, Sep 3 @ 6:15 PM

Aug
3
10:00AM

--to--

10:30AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Infants age 30 months and under enjoy 1/2 hour of nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays and simple picture books.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Aug
3
12:30PM

--to--

1:30PM

Summer Reading: Grades 1-3

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

There are crafts and prizes at our Summer Reading program. Register for a reading log now!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Aug
3
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Summer Reading: Grades 1-3

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

There are crafts and prizes at our Summer Reading program. Register for a reading log now!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


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Aug
3
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Summer Reading: Grades 1-3

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

There are crafts and prizes at our Summer Reading program. Register for a reading log now!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Aug
3
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

English Conversation Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Is English your second or third language? Do you want to improve your speaking skills? Practice at the library with native speakers!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Aug
4
1:15PM

--to--

2:45PM

Scrabble Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Come play Scrabble, the word game that has been played for generations! Bring your own Scrabble material.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Aug
4
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Kids' Game Time

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Play a variety of traditional board games!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Aug
5
10:00AM

--to--

10:30AM

Toddler Time

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Preschoolers ages 2 1/2 and up enjoy 1/2 hour of songs, stories, fingerplays and movement activities.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Aug
5
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Summer Reading: Grades 4-6

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

There are crafts and prizes at our Summer Reading program. Register for a reading log now!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Aug
5
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Summer Reading: Grades 4-6

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

There are crafts and prizes at our Summer Reading program. Register for a reading log now!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Aug
5
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Summer Reading: Grades 4-6

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

There are crafts and prizes at our Summer Reading program. Register for a reading log now!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Aug
6
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Kids' Movie Time

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

We will screen a variety of children's movies Thursday afternoons in July.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Aug
6
6:15PM

--to--

7:15PM

ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Dance Fusion for Adults

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Instructor Katwicia Desruisseaux leads a mix of dance fitness, aerobics, low-impact strength training and stretching exercises that help relieve stress. Please bring a towel and bottle of water. Space is limited. Participation is first come, first served.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Aug
7
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Knitting Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Knitters, if you are looking for a place to share your "purls" of wisdom and experience, please join us! Bring your own material.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Aug
7
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Lava Lamps

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Teens will make a lava lamp with equipment we provide.


Aug
7
4:30PM

--to--

5:15PM

Kids Chess Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Children age 8 and up can learn the art of chess or master the game.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Aug
8
2:30PM

--to--

4:45PM

Movie Time

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Tommy Lee Jones directed and co-wrote "The Homesman" (2014), rated R, about a pious frontierswoman who hires a claim-jumper to help her escort three women driven mad by pioneer life to a safe haven in Iowa. Hilary Swank, Tommy Lee Jones and Meryl Streep co-star.


Aug
14
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Book Making

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Teens will create their own comic books.


Aug
17
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Summer Magic with Phillip Levy

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-14 will join magician Philip Levy for some fast-paced magical entertainment. Prepare to be amazed! Space is limited.


Aug
17
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: One Singular Sensation! Celebrating Marvin Hamlisch

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Lincoln Center is partnering with Queens Library to bring free screenings of world-class performance to your neighborhood. This month, watch Audra McDonald and Broadway and television luminaries join the New York Philharmonic in a star-studded tribute to composer Marvin Hamlisch replete with “A Chorus Line” kick line.


Aug
19
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Senior Health Series

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

The New York City Department for the Aging presents a three-part series for older adults: 6/15 - Keeping Your Mind Sharp; 7/2 - Fall Prevention; 8/18 - Caring for the Caregiver


Aug
22
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Movie Time

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

A straight-talking American woman (Reese Witherspoon) tries to help four young Sudanese refugees adjust to life in the United States. (2014; PG-13; 110 minutes)


Aug
27
2:30PM

--to--

3:45PM

Adult Book Discussion "One Last Thing Before I Go"

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Adult Book Discussion "One Last Thing Before I Go"
by Johnathan Tropper


Sep
4
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Knitting Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

If you are looking for a place to share your "purls" of wisdom and experience, please join us! Bring your own knitting material.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Sep
12
2:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Film Screening

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

On the second and fourth Saturday of each mouth we screen featured films for adults. Film titles will be announced in the monthly branch calendar.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Sep
15
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Game Time

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Play a variety of traditional board games Tuesdays after school!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Sep
17
3:00PM

--to--

3:45PM

Animals Alive

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Learn about and visit with an assortment of animals from Alley Pond Environmental Center.


Sep
19
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Violinist Akiko Kobayashi

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

New York-born violinist Akiko Kobayashi, performs the works of Telemann Fantasias, Kreisler, Ysaye, and Bach.


Sep
28
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: New York Philharmonic Gala with Yo-Yo Ma

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Lincoln Center is partnering with Queens Library to bring free screenings of world-class performances to your neighborhood. This month, enjoy a screening of a "Live from Lincoln Center" broadcast of the New York Philharmonic featuring music director Alan Gilbert and special guest cello soloist Yo-Yo Ma.


Oct
3
2:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

SHSAT Practice Exam with the Princeton Review

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Take this free, full-length practice test to find out how you might score on the real thing! Your personalized score report pinpointing your strengths and weaknesses will help you know what to focus on as you prep. You must preregister at http://tinyurl.com/TPR-SHSAT or by calling 646-362-0628, and include the following event numbers: Central - 261333; Bayside - 261334; Bellerose - 261455; Cambria Heights - 261358; North Hollis - 261354; Fresh Meadows - 261379; Glen Oaks - 261382.


Oct
16
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Magic Show

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Jeremy the Magician will amaze you with his magic, then teach you how to perform simple tricks.


Oct
19
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

International Film Screening and Discussion

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

In the award-winning film "The Dark Valley" (2014) in German with English subtitles, directed by Andreas Prochaska, a lone rider makes his way along a hidden path in the Alps and reaches a small village where he is met with distrust. For a fistful of gold coins, the sons of Old Brenner, the village patriarch who terrorizes the entire community, provide the stranger shelter for the winter.


Oct
22
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Art of Portraiture: Realistic and Abstract

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Artist Rita Tabb will discuss the difference between realistic and abstract portraiture. Participants will have the opportunity to express their creativity by using the materials provided to draw a portrait. Space is limited. Preregistration is required


Oct
26
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Lincoln Center is partnering with Queens Library to bring free screenings of world-class performances to your neighborhood. This month, enjoy a festive all-Mozart program.