Make a Weekend of It, at the Library!

This weekend, we promise you Lunar New Year flowers and live music galore!

Saturday, February 16
Lunar New Year Celebration: Flower Arrangements by Anna Kao (in Chinese and English)
Enjoy an afternoon with floral artist Anna Kao, who will provide instruction on the fine art of floral arranging, from a simple corsage to more complicated arrangements for home, parties and festivities. Participation is first come, first served; materials are limited]
11 a.m.
Fresh Meadows
193-20 Horace Harding Expressway

Jewish Love Songs: from the Shtetl to Second Avenue
The Capital Heights Lyric Opera presents this tribute to the Jewish love song, from the traditional ("Tum Balalaika") to the immigrant era ("My Yiddishe Mame") to the golden years of Yiddish Theater ("Bei Mir Bist Du Sheyn").
2:30 p.m.
Fresh Meadows
193-20 Horace Harding Expressway

Music from the Mind of the Trumpet
The Eddie Allen Quintet pays tribute to such legendary trumpeters as Dizzy Gillespie, Freddie Hubbard, Miles Davis, Woody Shaw, Clifford Brown, Blue Mitchell, Lee Morgan, and, of course, Eddie Allen himself.
3 p.m.
Central Library
89-11 Merrick Boulevard

A Tribute to Trumpeter Freddie Hubbard
The Hank Johnson Quartet performs the music of Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw, Clifford Brown, and Lee Morgan, whose musical style continues to have an influence on many contemporary jazz artists today.
3:30 p.m.
Cambria Heights
218-13 Linden Boulevard

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