New York Pops
The largest independent pops orchestra in the United States performs music by legendary film composer John Williams. Tickets range from $22.50 to $102.50, 7:30 p.m., Forest Hills Stadium, One Tennis Place, http://bit.ly/2qwT3aV.
Jamaica Just My Style Fashion Event
The borough’s best-looking bash is enhanced by local designers and businesses. This year’s guest host is Ralph McDaniels, co-creator and co-host of Video Music Box. Plus, Mr. Cheeks performs. 6 p.m., Jamaica Performing Arts Center, 153-10 Jamaica Ave., http://bit.ly/2rD4Cje.
This DJ-producer duo achieved a breakthrough song in 2014 with “#Selfie” and a huge smash last year with “Closer.” The group will perform two concerts in a row, but the one on June 10 is sold out. Tickets range from $79.50 to $99.50, 6 p.m., Forest Hills Stadium, One Tennis Place, http://bit.ly/2rsYM5b.
A Musical Tribute to Sonny Rollins
The Queens Jazz Orchestra plays classic compositions by Rollins, including “Oleo” and “St. Thomas,” and selections from his albums “Tenor Madness” and “Saxophone Colossus.” Tickets are $42 general admission and $20 for students. 8 p.m., Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., http://bit.ly/2rgadeU.
ZEST Collective and Undertow Dance
ZEST hosts a performance art project with a theme that immigrants define the essence of the American, and global, experience. Undertow dives into a world of chance encounters and simmering frustration—with four dancers breaking emotional patterns—as the past reasserts itself. Both shows are at 8 p.m. $15. Green Space, 37-24 24th St., Long Island City, http://bit.ly/1By6f36.
Maspeth Federal Savings Bank will host a concert by the Queens Symphony Orchestra. Free, 7:30 p.m., Maspeth Federal Savings Bank, 56-18 69th St., http://bit.ly/1Ff8OVE.
LIC Bike Parade
This fun, uncompetitive event includes a bike ride, but also decorating workshops and parade float-making, bike repairs, giveaways and resource sharing. Kick off from the main gate at 2 p.m. and travel southbound along Vernon Boulevard to Queensbridge Park. Free, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Blvd., Long Island City, http://bit.ly/1hrdsCh.
Carol Sudhalter’s Astoria Big Band
Carol Sudhalter’s 17-piece ensemble plays beautiful music in Sunnyside. Free, 7 p.m., Sunnyside Reformed Church, Skillman Avenue and 48th Street, http://bit.ly/2s9vdXT.
International Yoga Day
This event includes speeches by yoga dignitaries and workshops on breathing, mediation and calisthenics for the sake of creating unity of mind and body, thought and action, restraint and fulfillment and man and nature. 10 a.m., Queens Museum, NYC Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, http://bit.ly/2rX61Ec.
Oye Corona: Life is Beautiful
This monthly cultural celebration features live entertainment, art-making workshops and exercise classes. On this day, it’s Son Jarocho, DJs Colectivo Guaracha, and the PS 19 Hanac Beacon Dance Troupe. Free, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., Park of the Americas, 42nd Avenue and 104th Street, Corona, http://bit.ly/2qY4zfW.
Musica Reginae presents classical, family-friendly piano. Interactive, fun and short (about one hour), this gig helps children learn about music, instruments, artists, composing and performing. Some might even participate. Free, 11 a.m., The Church-in-the-Gardens, 50 Ascan Ave., Forest Hills, http://bit.ly/1LcgQPS.
Only In Queens Summer Festival
Flushing Meadows Corona Park will host such activities as a scavenger hunt, guided tours, food-and-craft vendors and kiddy fun, with an open air concert by George Clinton and Parliament/ Funkadelic. Free, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m., Flushing Meadows Corona Park, http://bit.ly/2rWS5dt.
Early Summer Hip Hop Jam
The Queens Hip Hop Festival organizes this afternoon of music with Queens turntable legend DJ Rob Swift, live dancers, educational activities for families and local vendors. Free, 1 p.m., Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Blvd., Long Island City, http://bit.ly/2sIP50D.
This band plays live country, zydeco and blues to open the eight-concert Live at the Gantries summer festival. Free, 7 p.m., Gantry Plaza State Park, Long Island City Waterfront, http://bit.ly/2qTqqcW.
The King of Zing (From Queens): A Don Rickles Tribute
This day-long tribute honors the late comedian, who grew up in Jackson Heights. It kicks off with John Landis’s “Mr. Warmth, The Don Rickles Project,” which features interviews with Martin Scorsese, Clint Eastwood, Chris Rock, Bob Newhart and Sarah Silverman and rare footage of Rickles doing stand-up and home movies. It ends with a screening of “Kelly’s Heroes”—a war comedy with Rickles, Clint Eastwood, Donald Sutherland, Carroll O’Connor and Telly Savalas—at 7 pm, Event begins at 4:30 p.m., $15. Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria’s Kaufman Arts District, http://bit.ly/2qXRtPC.
This monthly new works showcase presents five to six choreographers with a post-performance discussion. $12, 7 p.m., Green Space, 37-24 24th St., Long Island City, http://bit.ly/1H17yeL.
Twist And Sprout
The Queens Botanical Garden will host a family-friendly event on healthy eating and exercise that will include cooking demonstrations, bouncy houses, herb-potting, fruit-and-veggie crafts and live music. Meet medical experts from NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, curl up with a book in the Queens Mobile Library and take a peek inside a real ambulance. Free, Noon, Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St., Flushing, http://bit.ly/2swiYlf.
Besa: The Promise
Jason Williams discusses and screens his film on Albanians – almost all of them Muslims – who were guided by their traditional honor code of “besa” to save nearly 2,000 Jews from the Holocaust. $8 voluntary donation, 12:30 p.m., Central Queens Y, 67-09 108th St., Forest Hills, http://bit.ly/2s9Hyer.
Forest Hills to Corona
Queens historian Jack Eichenbaum will lead a guided walking tour, which focuses on how Dominicans, Ecuadorians and Mexicans compete for commercial space in Corona, South Americans surround the old Little Italy in Corona Heights and Bukharan Jews succeed Russian Jews in Rego Park. $20, 6 p.m., Meet in front of Ridgewood Savings Bank, Queens Boulevard and 108th Street, Forest Hills, http://bit.ly/1NegwTB.
“If These Knishes Could Talk”
Produced and directed by Sunnyside’s Heather Quinlan, this documentary explores the New York City accent. $5, 6:30 p.m., Greater Astoria Historical Society, 35-20 Broadway, Long Island City, http://bit.ly/2rLDiRL.