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Magician Roger “Rogue” Quan — owner of the well-known Rogue Magic store in Elmhurst and a sensation several years ago on “America’s Got Talent” (remember the guy who stapled his head?) — performs two shows at the Forest Park Carousel on Saturday, 2 and 4 p.m.
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Film

Hidden Figures — The critically acclaimed, Oscar-nominated film that became a cultural phenomenon, Hidden Figures tells the little-known real-life story of three female African-American mathematicians whose trailblazing work was crucial during the early years of the United States space program, helping to send astronaut John Glenn into orbit in 1962.

When: Friday, July 14, 15, 16, 19 and 20, at 11:30 a.m.

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

Cost: $15

Contact: (718) 784-0077

Website: www.movingimage.us

Movie Under the Stars: Moana — A teen girl and a demigod embark on an adventure as they search for a legendary island.

When: Friday, July 14, from 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Where: Beach 59th Street Playground

Cost: Free

Contact: (718) 393-7370

Minority Report — Set in a future where U.S. citizens can be arrested for crimes they have not yet committed, “Minority Report” raises questions of guilt and innocence that seem eerily prescient.

When: Saturday, July 15, 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

Movie Under the Stars: Beauty and the Beast — Beauty and the Beast is the fantastic journey of Belle, a bright, beautiful and independent young woman, who is taken prisoner by a beast in his castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle’s enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the Beast’s hideous exterior and realize the kind heart and soul of the true Prince within.

When: Saturday, July 15, from 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Where: Grover Cleveland Park

Cost: Free

Contact: (718) 393-7370

Lincoln — During his tumultuous final months in office, President Lincoln pursues a course of action to end the Civil War, unite the country, and abolish slavery.

When: Sunday, July 16, at 6 p.m.

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

Cost: $15

Contact: (718) 784-0077

Website: www.movingimage.us

Movie Under the Stars: Rumble Fish — The younger brother of a former teenage tough strives to reactivate his older sibling’s gang. Meanwhile, the older sibling’s adversary, a local police officer, would like nothing better than to put him behind bars.

When: Sunday, July 16, from 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Where: Athens Square

Cost: Free

Contact: (718) 393-7370

Movie Under the Stars: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them — A story set in the wizarding world before the events of the “Harry Potter” series, “Fantastic Beasts” follows Newt Scamander to America, where the escape of some of Newt’s fantastic beasts could spell trouble for both the wizarding and No-Maj worlds.

When: Wednesday, July 19, from 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Where: Unisphere at Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Cost: Free

Contact: (718) 393-7370

Events

Get Your Zen On — Join a certified yoga master for an hour of yoga. Regardless of yoga experience or fitness level, this adaptable approach is suitable for beginners to experienced students. Bring your own mat, towel, water bottle and insect repellent. Multiple sessions are encouraged. Limited to eight adult participants.

When: Saturday, July 15, at 9:15 a.m.

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

Cost: $16

Contact: (718) 229-4000

Website: www.alleypond.com

City of Water Day — Join Socrates artists and Art House Astoria Conservatory for Music and Art for aquatic art and costume-making, create a giant Magic Waterfalls sculpture with Free Style Arts Association, learn local waterfront history with Greater Astoria Historical Society, and enjoy a special river-themed Bangla dance and music performance from the Bangladesh Institute of Performing Arts.

When: Saturday, July 15, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Socrates Sculpture Park

Contact: (718) 956-1819

Cost: Free

Wheelchair Flag Football Clinic — Teams consist of six players and must include one female and one quadriplegic participant. The field is 60 yards by 22 yards with eight yards at each end zone. First down marker lines are drawn every 15 yards. Games are played in two 20-minute halves with 10 minutes for halftime. Scoring a touchdown is six points.

When: Saturday, July 15, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Victory Field in Forest Park

Cost: Free

Contact: (212) 360-3341

Birding Hawk Watch — Teams consist of six players and must include one female and one quadriplegic participant. The field is 60 yards by 22 yards with eight yards at each end zone. First down marker lines are drawn every 15 yards. Games are played in two 20-minute halves with 10 minutes for halftime. Scoring a touchdown is six points.

When: Saturday, July 15 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Victory Field in Forest Park

Cost: Free

Contact: (212) 360-3341

Astronomy Night — One of the longest-running astronomy programs in the city, now in its 20th year, will be led by seasoned professor/­astronomer Mark Freilich. Each program features an indoor question-and-answer session on basic astronomy, followed by exciting outdoor viewing using a professional telescope. Participants are welcome to bring their own telescopes and binoculars. Limited to 20 participants ages 9 and up, including adults. Rain date is June 3.

When: Saturday, July 15, from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

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

Cost: $16

Contact: (718) 229-4000

Website: www.alleypond.com

Music

Louis Panacciulli and the Nassau Pops: Louis Panacciulli and the Nassau Pops Symphony Orchestra will perform an outdoor concert of the best in popular and light classical music.

When: Friday, July 14, at 8 p.m.; Wednesday, July 19, at 7 p.m.

Where: Greis Park, Lynbrook (July 14); Chelsea Mansion, East Norwich

Cost: Free

Contact: (516) 565-0646

Website: www.nassaupops.com

Summer Sounds of the Tee Tones— The Tee-Tones combine soulful harmony with passionate vocal performances of the classics by the great R&B groups of the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s.

When: Saturday, July 15, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where: Roy Wilkins Recreation Center

Cost: Free

Contact: (718) 393-7370

Dr. K’s Motown Revue — Cover band Dr. K’s Motown Revue will be performing Motown hits.

When: Sunday, July 16, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where: Springfield Park

Cost: Free

Contact: (718) 393-7370

A Morning of Music with Darlene Graham — Darlene Graham entertains children of all ages with her interactive and exciting performance.

When: Thursday, July 20, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where: Buz O’Rourke Playground in Crocheron Park

Cost: Free

Contact: (718) 352-4793

Quiet Clubbing Generation Party — This free headphone party is all about different decades in music history and has something for everyone. Three live DJ’s will play everything from the disco 70s and funky 80s, to the dancy 90s, and the hottest 2K hits.

When: Thursday, July 20, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: George Seuffert Bandshell, Forest Park

Cost: Free

Kids and Family

Tween/Teen Yoga — Certified yoga instructor Grace Magee will lead your tween or teen out of their busy schedules into a place of serenity and strength. Students of all levels will enjoy this class, which mixes traditional poses with partner work, breath/body awareness and strength builders. Participants are asked to bring a towel and water. Mats will be provided. Limited to eight participants ages 8-14.

When: Saturday, July 15, at 10:30 a.m.

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

Cost: $16

Contact: (718) 229-4000

Website: www.alleypond.com

Family Cooking Classes — Join culinary instructors of Allergic to Salad for a farm-to-table cooking experience to introduce your children to all aspects of cooking. Enjoy a tasty treat at the end of each session.

When: Saturday, July 15, from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Queens Botanical Garden

Cost: $15 - $35

Contact: (718) 886-3800

The Magic of Rogue by Forest Park Carousel — As seen on “America’s Got Talent,” Rogue brings a combination of magic and comedy. With tons of audience interaction, this show is a mixture of music, flowers, fire, and animals.

When: Saturday, July 15, at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Where: Forest Park Carousel

Contact: (718) 768-2676

In Search of Something Special — Stop by for a fun afternoon of crafts and activities designed for children of all abilities.

When: Sunday, July 16, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Playground for All Children, Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Contact: (718) 760-6565

Cost: Free

Cido the Clown at Fantasy Forest — From his red nose to his big feet, Cido is a professional clown to the fullest. This clown magic show is sure to be fun for all.

When: Sunday, July 16, from 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Where: Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

Contact: (718) 788-2676

Cost: Free

EarthCapades Planetary Circus — A father-son duo presents amazing feats of balance and juggling with a message about caring for planet Earth.

When: Tuesday, July 18, fro, 10:30 .m. to 11:15 a.m.

Where: Buz O’ Rourke Playground in Crocheron Park

Contact: (718) 352-4793

Cost: Free

Mad Science Presents Spin Pop Boom — Are you ready for some fun science? Witness amazing feats of chemistry as we explore all sorts of spectacular reactions.

When: Wednesday, July 19, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: Lower Highland Playground

Contact: (718) 235-4100

Cost: Free

Posted 12:00 am, July 14, 2017
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