Queens Jazz Orchestra
National Endowment for the Arts Master Jimmy Heath’s band celebrates him and its 10th anniversary. 8 p.m. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., http://bit.ly/2yhYl34.
The Metropolitan Opera
The Met’s Summer Recital Series returns for its eighth season and features three talented young singers performing arias and duets from a variety of masterpieces. 7 p.m. Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Blvd., Long Island City, http://bit.ly/2yCEWuc.
“Not Black Enough”
Director Tracey Anarella watches and discusses her 2017 work, Not Black Enough, which explores class warfare in the African-American community with humor and honesty. The film features actress Vanessa Williams, Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr., rapper Petey Pablo, Grammy winner Florence LaRue and non-public figures. 7:30 p.m. Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria’s Kaufman Arts District, http://bit.ly/2lyYUN5.
Broadway In The Boros
A free lunchtime concert with cast members and musicians from Once on the Island and Beautiful. Noon. Kaufman Astoria Studios Backlot, 35th Avenue and 36th Street, https://on.nyc.gov/2yQ0xiX.
Organized with the American Museum of Natural History, activities involve bees, grasshoppers, worms, edible insects and carnivorous plants. Free. Noon to 4 p.m. New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St., Corona, http://bit.ly/2IqroBE.
Two Women, One Passion
Watch pianist Teresita Gómez and soprano Delcy Yanet Estrada perform symphonic music from Antioquia, Colombia. There’s a pre-show book-signing at 6 p.m. with Reinaldo Spitaletta for his latest work, The Ballad of an Old Teenager, which portrays the reality and fiction of life in late 20th century Medellín. 8 p.m. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., http://bit.ly/2lyUrdf.
A Shakespearean open mic night during which anybody can recite, read, act and sing. Refreshments with an Elizabethan Era theme. 7:30 p.m. $10 to perform, $5 to attend. St. Luke’s Church, 85 Greenway South, Forest Hills, http://bit.ly/2MmKA5H.
Reverse Shot: “Zama”
This movie takes place in a remote South American colony in the late 18th century. Officer Zama, of the Spanish crown, waits in vain for a transfer to a more prestigious location. He suffers humiliations and petty politicking as he succumbs to lust and paranoia, losing hope and his mind. The remaining show times are June 30 at 1:30 p.m. and July 1 at 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria’s Kaufman Arts District, http://bit.ly/2MYqRuf.
Festival de las Flores Presents Sadep & Polichinela
This performance is a partnership between Colombian circus and theatre groups SADEP and Polichinela. Attendees will also make beautiful flower arrangements with flower artists from Colombia. Noon to 5 p.m. Free with online RSVP. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., http://bit.ly/2yGehg5.