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Film

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story — A band of rebels plot to steal the Death Star’s blueprints in this “Star Wars” spin-off.

When: Friday, June 9, at 8 p.m.

Where: Crocheron Park, Bayside

Cost: Free

Contact: (718) 393-7370

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial — By creating a space alien that was not a monster but instead the lovable friend of a suburban boy, lost and yearning for his distant home, director Steven Spielberg made an enduring classic, and one of the most wondrous and deeply touching of all science-fiction movies. A symphony of feeling, featuring an audacious, overwhelming score by John Williams, E.T. is the rare blockbuster that is also a work of art.

When: Friday, June 9, at 7 p.m.

Where: Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria

Cost: $15

Contact: (718) 784-0077

Website: www.movingimage.us

Poltergeist — After cherubic five-year-old Carol Anne Freeling is abducted by malevolent spirits, her parents are determined to bring her back at any cost. A furiously entertaining, emotionally gripping ghost story that has terrorized kids (and their parents) for 35 years, Poltergeist is a major horror spectacle that is equal parts domestic drama, dark comedy, suspense, and gross-out.

When: Saturday, June 10, at 7 p.m.; Sunday, June 11, at 2 p.m.

Where: Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria

Cost: $15

Contact: (718) 784-0077

Website: www.movingimage.us

Queen of Katwe — Biopic of Ugandan chess prodigy Phiona Mutesi traces her journey from the slums of Katwe, where she is forced to abandon her schooling at the age of 9, to the upper echelons of the chess world.

When: Saturday, June 10, at 8 p.m.

Where: Brookville Playground, Springfield Gardens

Cost: Free

Contact: (718) 393-7370

Lorax — Twelve-year old Ted lives in a place virtually devoid of nature; no flowers or trees grow in the town of Thneedville. Ted would very much like to win the heart of Audrey (Taylor Swift), the girl of his dreams, but to do this, he must find what she most desires: a Truffula Tree.

When: Friday, June 11, at 8 p.m.

Where: Westbourne Playground, 26-01 Mott Ave., Far Rockaway

Cost: Free

Contact: (718) 393-7370

Events

New York State Safe Boating Class — The class will be taught by qualified U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary instructors from Flotilla 12-01. The introductory course is designed to improve boating education for recreational boaters.

When: Saturday, June 10, from 8:45 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Where: Fort Totten, Bayside

Contact: (347) 336-5866

Cost: $65

Summer Treasure Bake and Book Sale — The Church of the Resurrection is hosting its Summer Treasure Bake and Book Sale, where used clothing, books, household items, homemade baked good, snacks, and lunch will be available.

When: Saturday, June 10, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; Sunday, June 11, from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where: 85-09 118th St., Kew Gardens

Contact: (718) 847-2649

Cost: Free to attend

Ranger’s Choice: Alley Pond Park Super Hike — APEC’s Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. On the hike, you can explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just unplug from the world to clear your head. Please wear appropriate shoes and bring water and a snack for the hike.

When: Saturday, June 10, at 1 p.m.

Where: Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston

Cost: Free

Contact: (718) 229-4000

Website: www.alleypond.com

World’s Fair History Walking Tour — Hear the stories behind the Unisphere, New York State Pavilion, Hall of Science, Queens Zoo Aviary, Carousel, Time Capsules, Underground Home, second-oldest outdoor antiquity in New York City, and more.

When: Sunday, June 11 at 11 a.m.

Where: Unisphere in Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Contact: (718) 760-6437

Cost: Free

Music

Silvano Monasterios Quartet — Born in Caracas, Silvano Monasterios has been considered as one of the major jazz artists to emerge from Venezuela. Monastrelis will play the piano, with Joseph Lepore on the bass, Roberto Iaquinto on the drums and Samuel Torres on the percussion.

When: Friday, June 9, at 5:30 p.m.

Where: Terraza 7, 40-19 Gleane St., Elmhurst

Cost: $10, free for children 12-and-under

Contact: (347) 808-0518

Arts, Culture & Fun: Lorenz Dance Studio — Stop by for a Latin Dance workshop and performances led by Lorenz Dance Studio! Sponsored by Council Member Costa Constantinides.

When: Friday, June 9, at 6:30 p.m.

Where: Ditmars Park

Cost: Free

Contact: (718) 393-7370

Forever Sonny: A Musical Tribute to Sonny Rollins — The Queens Jazz Orchestra, under the direction of NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Heath, performs a loving musical tribute to living legend Sonny Rollins, who had a seven-decade career and is widely recognized as one of the most important and influential jazz musicians.

When: Friday, June 9, at 8 p.m.

Where: Flushing Town Hall

Cost: $42, $32 for members, $20 for students

Contact: (718) 463-7700 x222

Website: www.flushingtownhall.org

In Arts We Trust — Musitonik Ensemble will transport you from Ancient China, to India, to Baroque Europe, introducing the contemporary expression of ancient civilizations. This talented ensemble will mesmorize you with renditions of classical music from various cultures.

When: Wednesday, June 14, at 7 p.m.

Where: Flushing Town Hall

Cost: $16, $10 for members and students

Contact: (718) 463-7700 x222

Website: www.flushingtownhall.org

Kids and Family

Spring Bird Walk for Beginners — Walk through APEC’s trails, accompanied by a member of the Queens County Bird Club. Try to spot the various species of birds and listen for their spring songs. Learn to use binoculars and a field guide. Attendees are asked to wear hiking shoes, sneakers and long pants. Limited to 20 participants for children ages 8 and over.

When: Saturday, June 10, at 9:30 a.m.

Where: Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston

Contact: (718) 229-4000

Website: www.alleypond.com

Young Chefs: Pasta Primavera — Young chefs will prepare a vibrantly colored pasta dish in a fresh take on the classic pasta primavera. All materials will be included. Limited to eight participants ages 8-12.

When: Saturday, June 10, at 10:30 a.m.

Where: Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston

Cost: $18

Contact: (718) 229-4000

Website: www.alleypond.com

Little Naturalist Storytime — Enter the wonderful world of nature and read an enchanting book about different animal friends. Class will include a story, time with animals, a craft, and a nature walk.

When: Saturday, June 10, at 10:30 a.m.

Where: Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston

Cost: $15

Contact: (718) 229-4000

Website: www.alleypond.com

Twist & Sprout — Stop by the free, family-friendly event about healthy eating and outdoor exercise! We’re sowing the seeds of good health at Queens Botanical Garden with cooking demonstrations, performance by Spencer the Gardener, bounce houses, potting up herbs to take home, fruit and veggie crafts, live music, and more. Meet the medical experts from NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and curl up with a book in the Queens Mobile Library!

When: Sunday, June 11, at 12 p.m.

Where: Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St., Flushing

Contact: (718) 886-3800

Cost: Free

Posted 12:00 am, June 9, 2017
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