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COMPLILED BY BOB DODA and MATTHEW BACCHUS

EDITOR’S PICKS

PIANO CONCERT
Sunday, January 9, 1 p.m. Colonial Church of Bayside: Benefit Concert; featuring award winning pianist Esther Shin and soprano Kyungsook Lee; performing music by Beethoven, Chopin, Albeniz and more; call 718-224-3899.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 30

6 p.m. Bayside Library: Writer’s Workshop; do you write poems, short stories, or novels? Do you want to improve your craft? Join us for a Writer’s Workshop. We will be discussing each other’s work and published pieces. This group will meet twice a month. Preregistration is required; call 718-229-1834.

6 p.m. Corona Library: The English/Zumba Experience; learn English and Zumba dance.
Preregistration is required. Participants should consult with their physicians before undertaking any exercise. For more information, call 718-426-2844.

6 p.m. East Flushing Library: Chess Club; for teens and adults only. Intermediate level. Limited to 10 people. Preregistration is required. The program is free; call 718-357-6643.

6 p.m. Queens Village Library: Adult Chess Club; practice your chess skills weekly, on Monday and Thursday evenings; call 718-776-6800.

6:30 p.m. Steinway Library: All or Nothing; come to Queens Library at Steinway and experience an innovative word game. The top four winners have a chance to win a gift card! Ask Harry at the library for more information. For more information, call 718-728-1965.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 1

1 p.m. Fort Totten Park: Walk the Mile; start your New Year off right on this nature walk; search for winter waterfowl on your way to nearby Crocheron Park; call 718-352-1769.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 2

12 p.m. Cunningham Park: Animal Tracking; animals leave behind different signs of their whereabouts, from scat to tracks; learn how to keep track of them all; call 718-846-2731.

MONDAY, JANUARY 3

1 p.m. Hillcrest Library: Hillcrest Canned Food Drive; make a difference this holiday season; help us to feed the needy. Bring in cans of non-perishable food to Queens Library at Hillcrest and we will arrange delivery and distribution to the needy in our area. The deadline for donations is Saturday, January 8. Kids – bring a can and get candy; call 718-454-2786.

1 p.m. Pomonok Library: Movie Screening; a regularly scheduled movie and discussion event; bring your lunch, see a movie, discuss and have fun; Mondays at 1 p.m; call 718-591-4343.

2 p.m. Seaside Library: Creative Writing Workshop; learn the craft of writing prose fiction. Share your writing with your peers; call 718-634-1876.

4 p.m. Douglaston/Little Neck Library: Knitting and Crochet; Helen Bodner helps beginners through experts with their knitting and crochet projects; come once, several times or every week; adults, teens and kids are welcome; bring your own needles and yarn; call 718-225-8414.

7 p.m. Central Library: JIC Orientation; join the library for an interactive orientation to learn about our services: career resources including workshops; assistance with your job searching; our resources: books, newspapers, pathfinders, bookmarks and brochures; resume/cover letter reviews; Queens Workforce 1 information; 718-990-0700.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 4

7:30 p.m. Temple Torah in Little Neck: Fitness Class for Cancer Survivors; ongoing dance/fitness and Zumba class for cancer survivors by an oncology nurse and fitness specialist; visit www.fitnesspcancer.com or call 718-423-1235.

2 p.m. Hillcrest Library: Learn to Draw or Learn to Draw Better; adults will improve drawing skills with a class led by instructor Jessica Wolff. All art materials will be supplied. Preregistration is required; seating is limited; call 718-454-2786.

2 p.m. Windsor Park Library: Knitting and Crocheting Club; do you want to learn how to knit and crochet? Do you want to share your knitting skill with other people? This is the right place for you; bring your own needles and yarn; call 718-468-8300.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 5

Wednesday, January 5, 8 p.m. Genesis Tree of Life in Forest Hills: New Laughter Yoga Club; non-political, non-religious, non-competitive; laughter for better health and joy; call 718-544-5997.

10:30 a.m. Hollis Library: STARs: Senior Theater Acting Repertory; calling all older adults, join our galaxy of STARs to perform theatrical works at the library; meets every Wednesday; call 718-465-7355.

FUTURE EVENTS

Sunday, January 16, 3 p.m. Queens Theatre in the Park: International Guitar Night; an evening with the world’s foremost acoustic guitarists performing in their own styles and exchanging music ideas; tickets are available online at www.queenstheatre.org or by calling 718-760-0064.

Saturday, January 29, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Queens Theatre in the Park: Goldilocks and the 3 Bears; part of Queens Theatre in the Park’s Kids’ Corner series, sponsored by Queens Center; a hilarious adventure into the woods; call 718-760-0064 or visit www.queenstheatre.org for ticket information.

January 15-February 20 Museum of the Moving Image: Recovered Treasures; great films from world archives; view films from around the world and classic American movies at the new main theater; tickets available beginning Tuesday, January 4; visit https://movingimage.us or call 718-777-6800.

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