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NYC Dance Week offers free, discounted classes in Queens
NYC Dance Week offers free, discounted classes in Queens
Entertainment Queens Courier Staff 6/13/2014 at 9:46AM

NYC Dance Week, a 10-day festival of free and discounted dance, fitness and wellness classes from June 19 to June 28, offers instruction in a variety of traditions–from modern dance, bhangra and capoeira to ballet, hip-hop and soca, plus classes in yoga, pilates and zumba.

Queens students create art to tackle issues of abuse and teen pregnancy
Queens students create art to tackle issues of abuse and teen pregnancy
Arts & Music Eric Jankiewicz 6/04/2014 at 11:18AM

Walter Reed School in Maspeth and Robert E. Peary School in Glendale teamed up with a nonprofit art program to help students create an art exhibit that turns cafeteria benches into canvases with pictures of butterflies, the grim reaper and the words, “Be yourself. Stay above the influence” on them.

What to do this weekend in Queens
What to do this weekend in Queens
Entertainment Queens Courier Staff 5/30/2014 at 4:02PM

In an effort to help find homes for hundreds of loving pets, the Queens no-kill adoption center, Bobbi & the Strays, in partnership with Maddie’s® Pet Adoption Days, will participate in the biggest free adoption event in the country this Saturday.