Events In Queens For Dec. 26-Jan. 1

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Exit Stage Left, Sunday, 12/22, Queens Theatre (see below)

FRIDAY 12/27

SCREENING: THE GODFATHER
The Museum of Moving Image is screening the granddaddy of contemporary crime films, “The Godfather” at 7 p.m. Starring Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, the film remains one of Hollywood’s greatest works of modern storytelling. Directed by Francis Ford Coppola, he makes a gripping film from the first frame to the last. The Museum is located at 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria.

CHILDREN’S FUN AND EASY TERRARIUM CLASS
Join the fun for an hour long session of terrarium building. The class will help your child create their own mini living world. They supply the materials and your child supplies his or her imagination. The class is $40, which includes soil, plants, toys for decor- fairies/ holiday decor/ animals, crystals/pebbles/rocks, container- glass or wood, instruction, care cards and a gift box. The class will take place at 23-07 24th Ave., Astoria, from noon until 1 p.m.

KICKOFF PARTY
KTU 103.5 will host a weekend kickoff party at Resorts World Casino. Two hours of music mixed by Bartel and DJ Tommy Nappi will be heard live at the Casino and on the radio on KTU. You can also compete for RW gift cards. The party will begin at 10 p.m. and end at midnight. The casino is located at 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.,South Ozone Park.

SATURDAY 12/28

PRIME TIME LAUGHING DEVIL COMEDY CLUB
Need a good laugh after Christmas and before the year ends? Join the fun at the Laughing Devil Comedy Club, located at 47-38 Vernon Blvd, Long Island City. The show starts at 8 p.m. and it will showcase the best comics that the City has to offer with a rotating cast with a healthy mix of celebrities and the next-big-thing. There is always something new, and you never know who is going to drop by.

OPEN HOUSE
The Central Queens Y in Forest Hills is open to all Y members and their guests for a Saturday night event. The community center will offer activities like a swimming pool, a gym and exercise equipment for all to use, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Each of the events is divided up into men only, women only and co-ed. For more information, call the Health and Fitness department at the Queens Y at (718) 268-5011 ext. 500.

SUNDAY 12/29

EXIT STAGE LEFT
Parallel Exit, the premiere physical theatre company in New York City, will present “Exit Stage Left” at Queens Theatre. This speed-of-light comedy looks back to the days of vaudeville, with the five-person team putting on a performance that ranges from tap dance to live music to slapstick comedy. This holiday event will run at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. and repeats on Dec. 28 and 29. Tickets are $25, with a family four-pack costing $80. Visit www.queenstheatre.org/exit-stage-left or call (718) 760-0064 to purchase tickets. Queens Theatre is located at 14 United Nations Avenue South.

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Little Makers will present a rocket-building workshop at the New York Hall of Science, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Build and launch a high-flying rocket and create colorful splatter painting fireworks. There is an $8 materials fee per family, with paid general admission. For more information, call (718) 699-0005.

TUESDAY 12/31

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NEW YEAR’S EVE!

 

 

 

 

BATTLE OF THE BANDS
The Attic Lounge will spend New Year’s Eve with eight bands going up against each other in a Battle of the Bands competition. Each band will have 30 minutes to perform, with prizes for the top three. Attendees will choose the winner. There is a $10 cover that comes with one draft drink ticket. If you pay $30, you get an open bar for draft beers from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. If you pay $50, you will get an open bar for call cocktails from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. The Attic Lounge is located at 44-25 Douglaston Pkwy.

DOUGLASTON MANOR’S NEW YEAR’S PARTY
The Douglaston Manor will hold a New Year’s Eve party from 7:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. There will be a cocktail hour, a hot and cold buffet, an open bar and a four-course dinner. There will be a DJ on hand to provide music and a champagne toast to kick off the New Year. Tickets are $125 per person. Call (718) 224-8787 for reservations. The manor is located at 6320 Commonwealth Blvd.

NEW YEAR’S EVE AT THE Z HOTEL
End the year right at the Z Hotel, located at 11-01 43rd Ave. in Long Island City. The night includes an open buffet and open bar for $125 with a live DJ. Please contact Z NYC Hotel for pricing. Reservations are required for New Year’s Eve packages and bottle service. For reservations and additional information, contact the hotel directly.

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NEW YEAR’S SPECTACULAR
The Laughing Devil Comedy Club in Long Island City will feature famous headliners – including Tom Cowell (left), Kyle Ayers, Leighann Lord, John Moses, Scott Sharp, Danny Palmer and Kareem Green – to ring in the New Year. The club will hold two shows, at 8 and 10:30 p.m., with a cost of $65, which includes an appetizer or dessert and two drinks. For information, visit www.laughingdevil.com.

NEW YEAR’S PARTY
Award-winning Americana singer D.B. Rielly will ring in the New Year at Rest-au-Rant, 30-01 35th Ave., Long Island City, starting at 9 p.m. Admission is $10. For information, visit www.rarvarlic.com.

ENTERTAINMENT
Spend New Year’s Eve at Russo’s on The Bay in Howard Beach. There will be live entertainment with a DJ and live Latin music. There will also be an open bar and cocktail hour with lobster, clams, appetizers and more. Tickets for the event cost $240. The party will start at 7:30 p.m. and end at around 2:30 a.m. For more information about the event, please call (718) 843-5055 or email info@russosonthebay.com. Russo’s on the Bay is located at 162-45 Cross Bay Blvd., Howard Beach.

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NEW YEAR’S EVE AT TERRACE
Ring in the 2014 at Terrace on the Park. This New Year’s Eve celebration will run from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. The party will include a cocktail hour, dinner, music by Bravo Sounds and a live Times Square simulcast. Tickets cost $125 per person. All tickets must be pre-purchased. To do so, call (718) 592-5000. Terrace on the Park is located at 111th Street and 52nd Avenue.

 

 

 

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QUEENS COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL
The Queens College Knights men’s basketball team will face Le Moyne College at a home game at 7 p.m. This is the only game where Queens College and the Syracuse-based college will face each other in the regular season.