Circle of Haunts: An Evocation of the World of Ghosts - Forest Hills Library
February 11, 2013 - Forest Hills
Lovers of Shakespeare can enjoy The Xoregos Performing Company in this opera/dance-drama presentation , inspired by various spirits in Shakespeare's "Macbeth" and "Hamlet" and Henry James's "The Turn of the Screw."
Hurricane Relief Open Lab - Far Rockaway Library
February 11, 2013 - Far Rockaway
At this open lab, individuals affected by Hurricane Sandy can use the computers and printers to apply for and check the status of FEMA and disaster unemployment assistance, and file insurance claims. Staff will be on site to assist those who do not have strong computer skills.
Zumba Workshop for Teens - Poppenhusen Library
February 11, 2013 - College Point
Join Audrey Bright for an exhilarating Zumba workout designed especially for teens. Space is limited. Preregistration is required.
Drum Workshop - Ridgewood Library
February 11, 2013 - Ridgewood
Make some noise at this hands-on drum and percussion workshop for teens with professional musician Tony Genovese.
Writing Workshop - Langston Hughes Library
February 12, 2013 - Corona
This creative workshop for children ages 6-12 and their caregivers, offered by Educa.Arts, goes beyond good vocabulary, grammar, spelling, and essay-formulation to build writing skills and increase reading and reading comprehension through the use of art and creative writing as tools for success.
Knit and Crochet Club - Rochdale Village Library
February 12, 2013 - Jamaica
Tweens and teens, grades 3 - 8, will learn to knit and crochet, then use their new skills to create an afghan, amigurumis (small stuffed animals and anthropomorphic creatures), and other handicrafts. Bring hooks, needles, and determination; additional supplies will be provided.
Book Buddies - Hillcrest Library
February 12, 2013 - Flushing
Readers, ages 12-15, and listeners, ages 3-5 and their caregivers, get together to share books and have fun.
Online Test Prep - Long Island City Library
February 13, 2013 - Long Island City
This workshop provides online test strategies and a customized practice ground for those who want to accelerate preparation for online testing. Students will be provided with access to interactive online practice tests based on official exams such as ACT, SAT, and GED. For more details and to preregister call 718-752-3700.
Computer Class Sponsered By New York Cares - Woodside Library
February 13, 2013 - Woodside
Receive one on one training with any computer related questions. Learn the internet, Microsoft program and setting up email accounts.
Game Day for Teens & Tweens - Howard Beach
February 13, 2013 - Howard Beach
Enjoy some friendly competition playing Nintendo Wii, Checkers, Chess & other board games.
Timeless Tales - Central Library
February 13, 2013 - Jamaica
Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers can story times with a children's librarian. Participants enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, learning activities, and lots of fun. Preregistration is required.
Langston Hughes in Harlem - Flushing
February 13, 2013 - Flushing
Celebrate the Harlem Renaissance with writer Langston Hughes in this one-person-dramatic rendition of Langston Hughes' poems and short stories featuring David Mills.
T.A.B. (Teen Advisory Board) - Cambria Heights Library
February 14, 2013 - Cambria Heights
Teens can let their voices be heard and share ideas when they join the Cambria Heights' Teen Advisory Board. They can give their input on all things young adult related.
Creating Flyers in Microsoft Word - Far Rockaway Library
February 14, 2013 - Far Rockaway
Learn how to use Microsoft Word to create flyers for upcoming holiday parties, small business needs, or distributing information.
Drama Posse - Hillcrest Library
February 14, 2013 - Flushing
Children and teens ages 11-14, can try their hand at acting, and perform in a live show especially for kids. Budding actors, musicians, scenery artists, sound effects techs, and stagehands are needed. Weekly meetings and rehearsals are required for all actors and actresses.
Fun Wii Fridays - Hollis Library
February 15, 2013 - Hollis
Calling all teens! Enjoy an afternoon for lots of socializing and Wii games.
Game Day - Sunnyside Library
February 15, 2013 - Sunnyside
Ennjoy some friendly competition at this weekly game program for tweens and teens. Play Monopoly, checkers, chess, Connect 4,
Uno, and more.
Craft Time - Ozone Park Library
February 15, 2013 - Ozone Park
Children can enjoy an afternoon of arts and crafts.
Young Leaders Institute of Laurelton - Laurelton Library
February 15, 2013 - Laurelton
Real leaders are made not born. Learn to be a leader at this program for children in grades 3-6.
Weekly Food Waste Drop-Off - Queens Library at Sunnyside
Through March 23, 2013 - Sunnyside
Families can bring their frozen food scraps (fruit and vegetable scraps; coffee grounds, including paper filter; tea bags; egg and nut shells; bread and pasta with no toppings) to the weekly food waste drop-off outside Queens Library at Sunnyside, Saturdays thru March 23. The Western Queens
Compost Initiative will turn them into nutrient-rich compost. No meat, dairy, bones, or oily foods, please.