Queens Weekend Calendar: May 20-21

Check out pickleball, the racquet game that combines badminton and tennis, on Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Roy Wilkins Recreation Center, 177th St. and Baisley Blvd.
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Your weekend calendar: May 20-21

Pickleball Tournament — Participants are welcome to register as a team or individually for the following age divisions in Doubles competition: 17 and younger; 18 to 24; 25 to 54; 55 and older

When: Saturday, May 20 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Roy Wilkins Recreation Center, 177th St. and Baisley Blvd.

Cost: Free

Contact: (718) 393-7370

Annual Sacred Sites Open House — The Church of the Resurrection is celebrating its 143rd anniversary by participating in the Annual Sacred Sites Open House. The church is listed on both the federal and state directories of historic sites in New York.

When: Saturday, May 20 at 11 a.m.

Where: Church of Resurrection, 85-09 118th St., Kew Gardens

Contact: (718) 847-2649

Wounded Warriors — See the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team’s take on the ATF. Everyone on the team was injured in the line of duty and wears a prosthesis of some sort. Their mission is to raise awareness, through exhibition and celebrity softball games, of the sacrifices and resilience of our military and highlight their ability to rise above any challenge.

When: Saturday, May 20, at 11:45 a.m.

Where: Preller Fields, 236-02 Hillside Ave., Bellerose

Contact: (516) 321-6708

Bell Boulevard Sports & Health Fest — Bayside Village BID invites you to its free and fun community event. Enjoy family activities, fitness classes and demonstrations, including: Jedi training demos by Empire Light Saber Guild; Tennis clinics by the USTA – United States Tennis Association; A Mixed Martial Arts demo; Bollywood and Zumba classes by Queens Dance Project; Dance performances; T-Ball; fast pitch games; Mini golf

When: Sunday, May 21, at 12 p.m.

Where: Bell Boulevard between 42nd and 43rd Avenues

Cost: Free

Hoops for a Cure — Stop by Maspeth High School for the Second Annual Patrick Winberry Memorial Charity Basketball Game. All proceeds will benefit Relay for Life in Middle Village

When: Saturday, May 20, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Maspeth High School Gymnasium

Cost: Suggested donation of $2

Family Day — Join NYC Parks and Council Member Rory Lancman for a fun afternoon of games, crafts, an animal show, inflatables, and more!

When: Saturday, May 20, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Turtle Playground, Flushing

Contact: (718) 393-7370

Movie Under the Stars: Kubo and the Two Strings — A young Japanese boy embarks on a journey to learn the truth about his missing father. Along the way, he battles the vengeful Moon King and two evil twin sisters with his shamisen, a magical stringed instrument.

When: Saturday, May 20, from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where: Bowne Playground, 142-30 Barclay Ave., Flushing

Cost: Free

Contact: (718) 760-6437

2017 Street Festival — Jamaica Hills Partnership will be holding a street festival.

When: Sunday, May 21, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: Highland Avenue between 165th and 166th Street in front of Captain Tilly Park.

Contact: (718) 291-0282

Website: www.shopjamaicahills.com/2017-street-festival

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