Events In Queens For Mar. 6-12



Come to the world’s only geographical trivia-based game night at The Panorama of the City of New York at Queens Museum. Taking place from 7 to 10 p.m., the Panorama Challenge throws out a series of questions about City landmarks, bridges, neighborhoods, parks and more. The team that identifies the most locations will have their name etched on the trophy at the museum. Participants will compete in teams of 10. The suggested admission fee is $15, with all proceeds going to support the City Reliquary Museum in Williamsburg.

There will be a Book Discussion Group from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Flushing Library. This month, the group will talk about “How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents” by Julia Alverez. The free event will take place in the IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor.

Want to celebrate Dr. Seuss and literacy? Join Zone 126 in partnership with a local school and volunteers who will be sharing their excitement of reading and spreading that excitement to students in Grades Pre-K to 2. Wearing the iconic “Cat in the Hat” hat, pairs of volunteers will read a story to the classroom. Volunteers will lead an artistic activity, Creating Your Own Book, and encourage students to read as well as inspire a new generation of writers, authors and thinkers. The event starts at 9 a.m., at PS 76, located at 36-36 10th St., LIC. RSVPs can be emailed to Zone 126’s Administrative Projects Coordinator, Crosby Newcomer-Falk, at

Flushing Town Hall will present a tribute concert to Harry Belafonte called “Carnival Party.” Jeff Zuniga and his band will play songs Belafonte, one of the pioneers of the music from the Caribbean Diaspora. Taking place at 8 p.m., the concert is $15 for the general public and $10 for members and students. Flushing Town Hall is located at 137-35 Northern Blvd.


Theatre By The Bay will present a performance of “Anything Goes” at 8 p.m. Directed by Lawrence Bloom, the musical concerns madcap antics aboard an ocean liner traveling from New York to London. The music and lyrics are by Cole Porter. The show will take place at the Bay Terrace Jewish Center at 1300 209th St. For more information or to buy tickets, call (718) 428-6363.

The Renaissance Event Hall collaborates with exhibitors from the NYC area to host LOVE AFFAIR, a Bridal Showcase, from 1-5 p.m. A $15 ticket includes beer, wine, champagne, light snacks, entertainment and an exclusive introduction to the hottest trends for wedding celebrations in 2014. The Renaissance will provide a sample of its fine cuisine and cocktail menu. The Renaissance Hall is located at 27-34 21st St., LIC. Tickets are available in advance at:

Come watch live wrestling action at Resorts World Casino. WPW has wrestlers like Roddy Roddy Piper, Justin Credible, Little Guido and Mickie James. The main show will start at 7:30 p.m. with the doors opening at 6:45 p.m. Advance tickets to the show costs $50 for ringside and $30 general admission. The day of the show, it costs $60 ringside and $40 general admission. To buy tickets or for more information, go to or


Bounce your way into science as you mix and mold household ingredients to make your own bouncy ball at the New York Hall of Science. The workshop will be part of the Little Makers series and will run from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. There is an $8 materials fee per family. For more information, call (718) 699-0005.

As a prelude to spring, the Con Brio Ensemble will return to Voelker Orth Museum with an afternoon of chamber music in the parlor at 2 p.m. Musicians Dr. Diana Mittler-Battigaplia (piano and co-founder of the ensemble); Alexander Meshibovsky (violin) and Alan Hollander (oboe) will perform. Light refreshments will be served. Admission is $12 for the general public and $10 for members and students.

The Queens Museum will hold the fourth in a series of four concerts by Face the Music, the country’s only ensemble for those 18-and-under that is solely devoted to the music of living composers. The performance will include “Computer Generated Jungle” by Zachary Detrick, “Songlines ‘Jewels: energy of musicality” by Rajesh Mehta Henry and “Three Fragments” by Vijay Iyer. There will be two concerts, at 2 and 4 p.m. For more information, call (718) 592-9700.


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Queens Council on the Arts mixes up dance and food in the second Moveable Feast Artist Dinner Series, which will raise money for a stop gap scholarship fund. The Moveable Feast Artist Dinner features Senses Transport, a performed participatory meal that transports those in attendance to a world of heightened senses with artist Emily Berry and Chef Gianna Cerbone-Teoli. The event takes place at 6:30 p.m. Manducatis Rustica Restaurant is located at 46-33 Vernon Blvd., LIC. Admission: $150 Buy your tickets at For information, contact Jackie DeDios, (347) 505-3013 or


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The cabaret duo of Castorina and Rose will appear at Briarwood Library for an afternoon performance. Between 2 p.m. and 3:15 p.m., they will perform some of the most-loved Broadway songs, such as “I Could Have Danced All Night” and “Hello, Dolly!” They will also play American standards, like “New York, New York” and “Send in the Clowns.”


Come to the largest indoor flea market in Queens! They have clothing, jewelry, toys and much more. The market takes place every Sunday from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. It is located at 177-09 Hillside Ave. in Richmond Hill, right on the corner of Myrtle and Hillside avenues. For information, call (347) 709-7661 or log onto