Queensbridge Park, Thursday, 7/17, 7-9 p.m (see below).
YOGA IN THE GARDEN
Bring your yoga mats and enjoy a sunset yoga session in Flushing Town Hall’s garden, starting at 7 p.m. Teachers from Yumcha Yoga Studio will lead everyone in a series of poses, followed by kirtan singing from the Indian bhakti devotional tradition. The session is suitable for all levels. There is a suggested admission fee of $5. Flushing Town Hall is located at 137-35 Northern Blvd.
Bobby Lynch and DJ Shannon will perform at Resorts World Casino as part of its weekend kickoff series. Every Friday, the casino holds a weekend kickoff party with a live band performing from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. and a DJ from 11 p.m. until 2 a.m. Resorts World is located at 110-00 Rockaway Blvd. in South Ozone Park.
Professional dancers help improve on new and classic ballroom dance moves at Resorts World Casino. The Evening of Ballroom Dancing kicks off at 8 p.m., doors open at 7 p.m. Cost is $15-25.
The Queens Museum invites families for a drop-in art workshop with architect and artist Yoandy Rizo Fiallo, one of the creators of “Entre Fronteras: An Architectural Intervention.” Families and children will explore “Entre Fronteras” with Fiallo, learn about his artwork and get to build their own sculptures. The workshop is free with museum admission and no registration is required. Participation will be on first-come, first-served basis. Call (718) 592-9700 for information.
“SHADES OF TIME” PERFORMANCE
The Queens Museum will present a live performance with music and dance for its exhibit, “Shades of Time: An Exhibition from the Archive of Korean American Artists, Part Two, 1989–2001.” Jayoung Chung will incorporate drawing, music and technology into this performance. Sun You will present a live installation and conversation. Yeol Jung will put on a live show called “The Mask.” Jaye Moon will display an interactive installation with Legos. The complete show runs from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
The Woodhaven Historical Society and STA’s Woodhaven History Club are inviting everyone to take part in a cleanup of the Wyckoff-Snedicker Family Cemetery, starting at 9 a.m. This is a unique opportunity to visit a historic location and take part in its well-being. The cemetery is located at 85-45 96th St. in Woodhaven. To sign up, please email email@example.com.
ANY K HEALTH EVENT
EmblemHealth invites New Yorkers to take a small step towards living healthier by participating in the Any K Health and Wellness event from 1-4 p.m. in Astoria Park. The event encourages New Yorkers to step, walk or run at a pace or distance comfortable for them. For information or to register, visit smallsteps.emblemhealth.com/anyk.
The Indian Karaoke Singers Group invites all for a free open mic karaoke event at the Queens Museum, to celebrate its seventh anniversary. The session will run from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org to secure your place. Use that same email for inquiries.
A TASTE OF GERMANY
The Queens Historical Society will hold A Taste of Germany, an event that is part of the society’s World’s Fair celebrations. Come and enjoy the music, food and culture of Germany to give you an experience similar to walking through a World’s Fair pavilion. The cultural presentation runs from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and costs $15. The society is located at 143-35 37th Ave., Flushing. Call (718) 939-0647, ext. 17 for more information.
Flushing Town Hall will present a free soul party of old-school R&B. Soul Party weaves through the “Old School Rhythm & Blues” music that set the tone in America during the turbulent changes of the 1960s, featuring popular songs of Junior Walker & The All Stars, Marvin Gaye, The Temptations, Bill Withers and Johnnie Taylor. There are dance lessons at 1 p.m. and the concert begins at 2 p.m. Call (718) 463-7700 for more information.
Explore different parts of a rocket as you build and launch your own high-flying rocket at the New York Hall of Science. This Little Makers workshop begins at 10:30 a.m. and runs until 12:30 p.m. There is an $8 materials fee per family, along with paid general admission. For more information, visit nysci.org/little-makers.
As part of Summerstage 2014, Ismael Miranda, “El Nino Bonito de la Salsa,” will take the stage for a free show at Queensbridge Park from 6-9 p.m. The show will also feature Rebel Tumbao and Joe Claussell of Sacred Rhythm Music.
ARTS IN THE PARKS
Secret Agent 23 Skiddo will perform as part of the Arts in the Parks series, starting 10:30 a.m. at Rufus King Park in Jamaica. 23 Skiddo captivates crowds with a funky brand of positive half-pint music, combining deft wordplay, great storytelling and multi-instrumental pieces.
Head to the New York Hall of Science and check out the debut of “Mosa Mack,” a new animated show that features a young female science detective who exposes students to the thrill of learning while teaching critical and scientific thinking skills. Free with NYSCI admission, this first episode looks at climate change and includes activities and a Q&A with the creators. The event runs from noon to 3 p.m. Call (718) 699-0005 for more information.
BEAUTY & THE BEAST
Enjoy a live performance of Beauty and the Beast at the Forest Park Bandshell. The show is slated to begin at 6 p.m. The bandshell is located between Woodhaven Boulevard and Forest Park Drive. For more information, call (718) 235-4100.
J. HOLIDAY & JON B
As part of Summerstage 2014, in association with WBLS, Washington D.C.-based vocalist J. Holiday will take the stage for a free show at Queensbridge Park. Musician and songwriter Jon B will also take part in the show, scheduled from 7-9 p.m.
As part of Summerstage 2014, in association with the Lyricist Lounge, Mobb Deep will take the stage at Queensbridge Park for a free show from 7-9 p.m.
The group has appeared on records that have sold over 40 million copies. Hailing from the Queensbridge neighborhood of NYC, the duo has been responsible for delivering some of the most popular and forever current anthems in rap music.