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Queens Weekend Calendar: July 15-16

There are plenty of events scheduled throughout the borough this weekend.
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Your weekend calendar: July 15-16

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Family Camping — The Urban Park Rangers celebrate the tradition of camping as APEC looks forward to welcoming your family.

When: Saturday, June 17, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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

Cost: Free

Contact: (718) 229-4000

Website: www.alleypond.com

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Updated 2:00 pm, July 14, 2017
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