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THIS WEEKEND @ Queens Library

Hear live music, enjoy a family carnival, watch a classic children’s film, express yourself at an open mic, dance off that weight, polish your resume, and more!


SATURDAY, JUNE 7

 

Ridgewood Fun Day
Join us for a full day of fun at the library! Activities include a flea market, a kids’ craft table, face-painting and more. Food and beverages will also be available.
9 a.m.
Ridgewood
20-12 Madison Street
718-821-4770

 

Music With a Bow: An Interactive Recital Performed by Dale Stuckenbruck
Grammy-nominated recording artist, violin soloist, concertmaster, chamber musician and teacher Dale Stuckenbruck will demonstrate instruments that are played with a bow, including a singing saw!
11 a.m.
Flushing
41-17 Main Street
718-661-1200

 

Love A Library Day
Join us for a Pinwheel craft and Summer Reading Registration.
11 a.m.
Fresh Meadows
193-20 Horace Harding Expressway
718-454-7272

 

Saturday Science Lab
Discover our wild and amazing world under the guidance of the Children's Library Discovery Center's acclaimed Discovery Team. Children in Grades 1-6 will execute awesome experiments, learn something new, and enjoy educational fun at this wonderful weekly lab.
11 a.m.
Central Library
89-11 Merrick Boulevard
718-990-0700

 

Pounds® Fitness Class
Channel your inner performer and rock your body with this modern-day fusion of movement and music. Drum along to music using weighted drumsticks for a fun-filled workout!
11 a.m.
Far Rockaway
1637 Central Avenue
718-327-2549

 

Chinese Writers’ Association of New York Presents Author Susie Chao
Renowned author Ms. Susie Chao traveled to several countries and interviewed dozens of scholars for her account of Sai Jin Hua, a legendary woman in modern Chinese history. The book has been reprinted more than 20 times in Taiwan and mainland China, both in traditional and simplified characters. In Rooms A&B, Lower Level
2 p.m.
Flushing
41-17 Main Street
718-661-1200

 

Saturday Family Movie: Disney's "Alice in Wonderland"
Alice stumbles into the world of Wonderland. Will she get home? Not if the Queen of Hearts has her way! Rated G; 75 min
2 p.m.
Hillcrest
187-05 Union Turnpike
718-454-2786

 

Dining Outdoors in Style
Are you planning a picnic for a warm summer evening? Or wondering how to set one up? Etiquette teacher and butler Nikolaus Christmann will talk about planning and hosting an enchanting picnic in a memorable outdoor setting. He will also tell instructive and humorous tales from his recently published book, "The Butler’s Dinner Stories."
2:30 p.m.
Central Library
89-11 Merrick Boulevard
718-990-0700

 

ShapeUp NYC: Dance Fitness
Instructor Ching Fen (Tina Wu) uses a combination of stretches and varied dance styles, including Zumba and line dances, to help you keep fit. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.
3 p.m.
Long Island City
37-44 21 Street
718-752-3700

 

Job Readiness Workshop Series: Resumes and Cover Letters
Find out what employers are looking for when reviewing your resume and cover letter, and learn tips for writing both at this interactive workshop.
3 p.m.
Broadway
40-20 Broadway
721-2462


 

24th Annual East Elmhurst-Corona Family Day
Join us for East Elmhurst-Corona Family Day at PS/IS 127Q at 99th Street and 25th Avenue in East Elmhurst.
4 p.m.
Langston Hughes
100-01 Northern Boulevard
718-651-1100

 

International Resource Center Presents World Music From Africa
Dahka Band, with lead musicians Eli Fola and Fathi Tabouche, performs traditional Algerian, Nigerian and Turkish music with a modern touch. The lyrics are in Arabic, Berber, West African Yoruba and English. Enjoy a truly unique and borderless concert! In Auditorium, Lower Level
5 p.m.
Flushing
41-17 Main Street
718-661-1200

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 8

 

Open Mic for Poets
Joseph O. Legaspi is the author of Imago, Subways and Aviary, Bestiary, which won the David Blair Memorial Chapbook Prize in 2013. His poems have also appeared in Poem-A-Day from the Academy of American Poets and “World Literature Today,” among other venues. Mr. Legaspi co-founded Kundiman (kundiman.org), a nonprofit organization serving Asian American poetry. He lives in Queens, NY and works at Columbia University.
2 p.m.
Central Library
89-11 Merrick Boulevard
718-990-0700
 

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