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Arts & Leisure July 23, 2015  RSS feed

Happenings July 23-July 30


Queens Tavern is having a nightlife performance on Thursday, July 23. The performance will be of a DJ or a musician. This will include spin records or playing music. 9 p.m. Free. This event takes place every Thursday. Queens Tavern, 6869 Fresh Pond Rd., Ridgewood. For more information, visit ridgewoodsocial.com. 
Photo via Queens Tavern’s Facebook page Queens Tavern is having a nightlife performance on Thursday, July 23. The performance will be of a DJ or a musician. This will include spin records or playing music. 9 p.m. Free. This event takes place every Thursday. Queens Tavern, 6869 Fresh Pond Rd., Ridgewood. For more information, visit ridgewoodsocial.com. Photo via Queens Tavern’s Facebook page Thursday, July 23

There will be family movie time each week! Join in for a fun familylm, and make sure to bring your own snacks. Registration is not required. 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. 78-60 73rd Pl., Glendale. For more information, contact 718-821-4980.

Friday, July 24

The knitting club would like you to spend a Friday morning with some fellow knitters. This is for an adult audience and registration is not required. 10 a.m. to noon. 69-70 Grand Ave., Maspeth. For more information, contact 718-639-5228.


Onderdonk House Saturdays are a family-friendly community. All ages are welcome as the history and genealogy resource rooms are open for touring. This event takes place each Saturday. 1 to 5 p.m. Free. Onderdonk House, 18-20 Flushing Ave., Ridgewood. For more information, visit ridgewoodsocial.com. 
Photo courtesy of Onderdonk House Onderdonk House Saturdays are a family-friendly community. All ages are welcome as the history and genealogy resource rooms are open for touring. This event takes place each Saturday. 1 to 5 p.m. Free. Onderdonk House, 18-20 Flushing Ave., Ridgewood. For more information, visit ridgewoodsocial.com. Photo courtesy of Onderdonk House “Batman’s Most Wanted” will give you the opportunity to vote for your favorite Bat-villain today. Cartoons featuring the winner will be screened. 2 to 3 p.m. 69-70 Grand Ave., Maspeth. For more information, contact 718-639-5228.

Toddler Time will be having stories, songs, rhymes and more for toddlers. Caregivers or guardians must be present and registration is not required. 11 to 11:30 a.m. 78-60 73rd Pl., Glendale. For more information, contact 718-821-4980.

“Let’s Play,” offers 30 minutes of unstructured playtime for babies, toddlers and their caregivers. Registration is not required. 10:30 to 11 a.m. 78-60 73rd Pl., Glendale. For more information, contact 718-821-4980.

Saturday, July 25

Summer has arrived and so has yoga on the Center Green. If the weather is questionable or rainy the classes will be moved inside of New York Sports Club. You don’t need to be a member of the New York Sports Club to participate. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Classes are free. The Shops at Atlas Park, 8000 Cooper Ave., Glendale. For more information, contact 718-326- 3300.

Alec C. Chambers will be live at Atlas Park. You might want to catch his teen act before he makes it to the big time stage! 7 to 9 p.m. The Shops at Atlas Park, 8000 Cooper Ave., Glendale. For more information, contact 718-326-3300.

Lincoln Center will be partnering with the Queens Library to bring free screenings of performances to your neighborhood.

This month enjoy a screening of a concert featuring jazz singer Cassandra Wilson and The Campbell Brothers. They will be presenting a world premiere of “Sacred Steel Love Supreme.” 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. 20-12 Madison St., Ridgewood. For more information, contact 718-821-4770.

Sunday, July 26

Woodbine hosts an open dinner every Sunday. The dinner is family friendly and open to all ages. It is made for people to meet, talk and socialize. Food is being cooked and prepared, but others are encouraged to bring things to share. 7:30 p.m. The suggested donation is $5. 1882 Woodbine St., Ridgewood. For more information, visit ridgewoodsocial.com.

Zumba on the Green will be taking place with New York Sports Club. There will be an outdoor Zumba class coming up this weekend. You don’t need to be a member of the New York Sports Club to participate. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Free. The Shops at Atlas Park, 8000 Cooper Ave., Glendale. For more information, contact 718-326- 3300.

Monday, July 27

Mother Goose will be at the library for a family-friendly event. There will be nursery rhymes, books and singing. Children ages 6 to 18 months are invited. Caregivers or guardians must be present. 11 to 11:30 a.m. Free. Ridgewood Library, 20-12 Madison St., Ridgewood. For more information, visit queenslibrary.org.

Family Fun Day will be taking place at the Shops at Atlas Park. There will be children’s entertainment followed by a children’s activity. Free event. The Shops at Atlas Park, 8000 Cooper Ave., Glendale. For more information, contact 718-326-3300.

There will be a course providing a basic overview of the steps you’ll need to take to start a business. It also offers how NYC Business Solutions can guide you through along the way. Registration must be done online or by phone. 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. 20-12 Madison St., Ridgewood. For more information, contact 718-821-4770.

Come join for some fun with board games and puzzles. You can try building with Legos and Lincoln Logs. For children ages 6 to 12.

Registration is not required. 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. 78-60 73rd Pl., Glendale. For more information, contact 718-821-4980.

Tuesday, July 28

A tribute to the Big Band Era with Bob Stewart will be taking place. Bob Stewart performs big band hits, including “Ain’t Misbehavin’,” “Night and Day,” “As Time Goes By” and “How Do You Keep the Music Playing?” This is for an adult audience and registration is not required. 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. 69-70 Grand Ave., Maspeth. For more information, contact 718-639-5228.

Summer Story Time will be having a fun story and an arts and crafts project. This is for children ages 6 to 12. 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. 78-60 73rd Pl., Glendale. For more information, contact 718-821-4980.

Escape the ordinary with a summer of book discussions. July’s selections are “The End of the Affair” and “The Heart of the Matter.” Both novels are classics of the 20th-century British novelist Graham Greene. This is for an adult audience and registration is not required. 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. 72-31 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village. For more information, contact 718-326-1390.

Wednesday, July 29

Shape Up NYC is all about yoga that is designed for adults. Adriana Hastings is the instructor, and space is limited. Participation is on afirst-come,first-served basis. 5 to 6 p.m. Ridgewood Library, 20-12 Madison St., Ridgewood. For more information, visit ridgewoodsocial.com.

For the last Wednesday of each month, there will be a DJ spinning Wu-Tang all night at the Queens Tavern. There will also be a drink special and Wu-Tang Kung Fu movies playing for Wu-Tang Wednesday. 9 pm. Queens Tavern, 6869 Fresh Pond Rd., Ridgewood. For more information, visit ridgewoodsocial.com.

Movies on the Green is having a free show sponsored by Broadway Stages. They’re having an outdoor movie on the Center Green, and all that is required is a chair or a blanket. Depending upon weather, updates will be available if the show will continue. 8:30 p.m. The Shops at Atlas Park. For more information, contact 718-326-3300.

Thursday, July 30

Reading on the Green will entertain children with read-alouds, singalongs, and arts and crafts. The Mayne Construction of Long Island will be hosting this event, with The Queens Public Library that will be entertaining. The event will be held indoors and is family friendly. 11 a.m. to noon. Free. The Shops at Atlas Park, 8000 Cooper Ave., Glendale. For more information, contact 718-326-3300.

There will be a Summer Reading Club held for kindergartners andfirst-graders. They are invited to join for summer reading-themed crafts, games and book discussions. Registration is not required. 1:15 to 2:15 p.m. 20-12 Madison St., Ridgewood. For more information, contact 718-821-4770.

Youth Activities

Boy Scout Troop 28 meets every Friday at 7 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 86-20 114th St. in Richmond Hill. All boys ages 10 ½ to 17 are welcome. For more information, call 718-478-5747.

Sunnyside Drum Corps meets every Tuesday at 6 p.m. at All Saints Church, 43-12 46th St. in Sunnyside, one block off Queens Boulevard. Boys and girls ages 7 to 17 are invited to join. For more information, call 718-786-4141.

St. Margaret Boy Scout Troops 119 meets every Tuesday from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at St. Margaret Parish Center, 80th Street off Juniper Valley Road, in Middle Village. Boys ages 11 to 17 are welcome.

Cub Scouts Pack 383 meets every Wednesday from 7 to 8 p.m. at St. Pancras Pfeifer Hall, Myrtle Avenue and 68th Street in Glendale. For more information, call 718-938-2073.

Counseling Programs

Glenridge Alanon, family and friends of alcoholics, meets every Tuesday night at Trinity Reformed Church, Palmetto Street and 60th Place in Ridgewood. Beginners meet at 7:30 p.m., followed by the regular meeting at 8:10 p.m.

Alcoholics Anonymous meets every Tuesday at 8 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 21st Avenue and 32nd Street in 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 in the Gardens, 50 Ascan Ave. in Forest Hills. For more information, call 800-984-0066.

Ongoing Senior Programs

Ridgewood Older Adult Center, 59-14 70th Ave., Welcomes New Members 60 Years Of Age Or Older Every Weekday. For More Information, Call 718- 456-2000.

Ridgewood-Bushwick Senior Center, 319 Stanhope St., Will Hold Various Programs. For More Information, Call 718-366-3038.

Peter Cardella Senior Center, 68-52 Fresh Pond Rd., Ridgewood, Will Hold Various Programs. For More Information, Call 718-497-2908.

Self-Help Maspeth Senior Center, 69-61 Grand Ave., Will Hold Beading, Jewelry And Other Programs. Hot Lunch Served At Noon. Transportation Available. For More Information, Call 718-429-3636.

Middle Village Adult Center, 69-10 75th St., Will Hold Arts And Crafts At 10 A.M., Sit And Be Fit At 1 P.M. And Tai-Chi Chuan At 10:15 A.M. For More Information, Call 718-894-3441.

Rego Park Senior Center, 93-29 Queens Blvd., Will Hold Various Programs. For More Information, Call 718-896-8751.

Sunnyside Senior Center, 43-31 39th St., Will Hold Various Programs. For More Information, Call 718-392-6944.

Forest Hills Senior Center, 108-25 62nd Dr., Will Hold Various Programs And Hot Lunch. For More Information, Call 718-699-1010.

Howard Beach Senior Center, 155-55 Cross Bay Blvd., will hold programs including art, computer and exercise classes. For more information, call 1-718-738-8100.