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What's There to Do This Weekend?

You could swap seedlings for your garden, hear Ray Bradbury’s biographer speak, bask in local poetry, discuss fracking and watch an action thriller!

 

 

Saturday, April 27
Seedling Swap and Giveaway
Join us for our annual Seedling Swap and Giveaway. Get a head start on your garden, and swap seeds, seedlings and ideas with local gardeners. Learn how to volunteer with our Queens Library Gardens. Seeds and seedlings will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last.
1 p.m.
Steinway
21-45 31 Street
718-728-1965

 

Ray Bradbury: The Man Behind the Masterpiece
Sam Weller, an associate professor at Columbia College in Chicago, was Ray Bradbury's chosen biographer. Weller is the author of “The Bradbury Chronicles: The Life of Ray Bradbury” and other books about the writer. Learn about Bradbury’s contributions to popular culture and how he wrote “Fahrenheit 451." Enter a raffle to win a copy of "Fahrenheit 451" and an audio guide to the book. You must be present to win.
2 p.m.
Flushing
41-17 Main Street
718-661-1200

 

George Edward Tait Presents: the 30th Anniversary of Poetcetera
Join George Edward Tait, The Poet Laureate of Harlem, for a dynamic afternoon of poetry in celebration of the 30th Anniversary of Poetcetera.
2:30 p.m.
Langston Hughes
100-01 Northern Boulevard
718-651-1100

 

Connect the Dots: Fracking, Pipelines, Boilers and Radon
Representatives from Sane Energy Project will make a presentation and lead a question-and-answer session about how natural gas affects New York City and worsens climate change.
3 p.m.
Steinway
21-45 31 Street
718-728-1965

 

Sunday, April 28
Sunday Movies: Premium Rush
In Manhattan, a bike messenger picks up an envelope that attracts the interest of a dirty cop, who pursues the cyclist throughout the city. With Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michael Shannon and Jamie Chung; directed by David Koepp; Sony Entertainment; rated PG-13; 91 minutes; 2012
2 p.m.
Central Library
89-11 Merrick Boulevard
718-990-0700

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