Happenings 01-20


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EDITOR’S PICKS

Children’s Classic at QATIP
Saturday, January 29, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Queens Theatre in the Park: Goldilocks and the 3 Bears; part of Queens Theatre in the Park’s Kids’ Corner series, sponsored by Queens Center; a hilarious adventure into the woods; call 718-760-0064 or visit www.queenstheatre.org for ticket information.

WEEKEND EVENTS

Saturday, January 22, 10:30 a.m. Sky View Center: Winter Arts & Crafts; a free event featuring arts and crafts for all ages sponsored by Preschool of America and Red Apple Child Development Center; guest appearances by Clifford the Big Red Dog and Chuck E. Cheese; visit www.shopskyviewcenter.com for directions and information.
Sunday, January 23, 3 p.m. LeFrak Concert Hall at Queens College: Classic Hits for Kids: Concerti; an introduction for youngsters to the orchestra in a relaxed and intimate setting; for children ages 6-12; call 718-793-8080 or visit www.kupferbergcenterarts.org.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 21

4 p.m. Hollis Library: Intergenerational Plan Project; children ages 6 and up, and older adults can participate in a program involving plants, memories and writing; call 718-465-7355.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 22

The Secret Theatre: New Semester of The Secret Theatre’s Academy of Dramatic Arts; classes for children ages 6-16-years-old; learn about acting, musical theatre, stage combat, improvisation, playwriting and more; to register, call 718-392-0722 or email academy@secrettheatre.com; the winter/spring semester begins on February 5 and runs until Junes 25.

1:30 p.m. Langston Hughes Library: Con Brio Ensemble and Violinist Patmore Lewis; enjoy great music from these guest artists; call 718-651-1100.
2:30 p.m. Bayside Library: Avoid Report Card Surprise – A Parent Workshop from Sylvan Learning Center; learn how using two tools – communication and organization – can help you help your child bring home a better report card; call 718-229-1834.
3 p.m. Sunnyside Library: Department of Consumer Affairs – Information on Starting Your Own Business; in partnership with the Queens Chamber of Commerce, join us for an interactive workshop presented by the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs. Topics to be covered: Overview of services; DCA Licensing Requirements; DCA Business Regulations; What you need to know about Violations & Consumer Complaints; call 718-784-3033.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 23

2:30-4:30 p.m. Queens Historical Society: World’s Fair Lecture; World’s Fair historian Pierre Montiel presents a slide lecture covering the turbulence surrounding the International Area of the 1939-40 fair; call 718-939-0647.

4 p.m. Jewish Center of Jackson Heights: Hope, Health, and Prevention: Cancer and Our Community; learn about the health issues impacting the Jackson Heights and larger Queens communities; we will focus on the power of prevention and bringing the community together for a cause; call 718-990-5102.

MONDAY, JANUARY 24

6:30 p.m. Sunnyside Library: The Poetry and Songs of Robbie Burns; Duncan Mooney will be performing the poetry and songs of Robbie Burns in a Scottish dialect; call 718-784-3033.
6:30 p.m. Central Library: How to Search the Internet to Find a Job; the Job Information Center in collaboration with New York Cares will help you find the most useful websites when job hunting; you must have basic computer skills; seating limited; preregistration required; call 718-990-0700.
6-9 p.m. Touro College: Using the Internet for Job Searches; anyone interested in participating in the information session and workshops should call 212-742-8770, ext. 2439 or visit www.touro.edu/gsb.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 26

6-7:15 p.m. Queens College: Queens College Choral Society Auditions; auditions for new members will take place in Room 246 of the Music Building at Queens College; the spring 2011 concert season will feature Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis; for further information visit www.qcchoralsociety.org; to schedule an audition contact James John at 718-997-3818 or jmshhn@aol.com

THURSDAY, JANUARY 27

7 p.m. Samuel Field Y: Dance, Zumba and Fitness Class for Cancer Survivors; join the ongoing class every Thursday with oncology nurse and fitness specialist Beth Levine, call 516-987-7524.

FUTURE EVENTS

January 29, 8 p.m., NYCB Theatre at Westbury: Edgar Winter/Rick Derringer Live; the “Free Ride” rockers play their classics; call 800-745-3000 or visit www.livenation.com.

February 4, 8 p.m., Tilles Center: Pilobolus; unique and athletic dancers return with new work and revivals not seen before; call 516-299-3100 or visit www.tillescenter.org.