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The Lego Batman Movie is scheduled to play Sunday at Joseph P. Addabbo Memorial Park.

Film

Movie Under the Stars: Fences — This movie adapts the Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a black garbage collector in 1950s Pittsburgh named Troy Maxson. Bitter about his lot in life, Maxson frequently takes out his frustrations on his loved ones.

When: Saturday, Aug. 26, from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where: Montbellier Park

Cost: Free

Contact: (718) 393-7370

Movie Under the Stars: The Lego Batman Movie — In the irreverent spirit of fun that made The LEGO Movie a worldwide phenomenon, the self-described leading man of that ensemble, LEGO Batman, stars in his own big screen adventure. But there are big changes brewing in Gotham, and if he wants to save the city from The Joker’s hostile takeover, Batman may have to drop the lone vigilante thing, try to work with others and maybe, just maybe, learn to lighten up.

When: Sunday, Aug. 27, from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where: Joseph P. Addabbo Memorial Park

Cost: Free

Contact: (718) 393-7370

Movie Under the Stars: The Jungle Book — The Jungle Book is an adventure about a young boy who was raised in the wild with animals.

When: Monday, Aug. 28, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Where: George Seuffert Bandshell, Forest Park

Cost: Free

Contact: (718) 235-4100

Cunningham Park Movie Night: Zootopia — In a city of anthropomorphic animals, a rookie bunny cop and a cynical con artist fox must work together to uncover a conspiracy.

When: Monday, Aug. 28, from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where: Main Park House, Cunningham Park

Cost: Free

Movie Under the Stars: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story — A band of rebels plot to steal the Death Star’s blueprints in this “Star Wars” spin-off.

When: Thursday, Aug. 31, from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where: Lawrence Virgilio Playground

Cost: Free

Contact: (718) 393-7370

Events

Game Design with Scratch Youth Tech Workshop — In this one-day workshop, students learn basic video game coding concepts by making different types of games, including racing, platform, launching, and more.

When: Friday, Aug. 25, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Al Oerter Recreation Center

Contact: (718) 353-7853

Cost: Free

Become a YouTuber Youth Tech Workshop — In this one-day course, kids learn to use a video camera and edit their recordings in iMovie to effectively communicate their stories in a unique and personal way.

When: Friday, Aug. 25, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: Al Oerter Recreation Center

Contact: (718) 353-7853

Cost: Free

Get Your Zen On — Join a certified yoga master for an hour of yoga. Regardless of yoga experience or fitness level, this adaptable approach is suitable for beginners to experienced students. Bring your own mat, towel, water bottle and insect repellent. Multiple sessions are encouraged. Limited to eight adult participants.

When: Saturday, Aug. 26, from 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.

Where: Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston

Cost: $16

Contact: (718) 229-4000

Website: www.alleypond.com

Music

Juancho Herrera Duo — Featuring Franco Pinna on the drums and Juancho Herrera on the guitar and vocals.

When: Friday, Aug. 25 at 11:30 p.m.

Where: Terraza 7, Elmhurst

Contact: (347) 808-0518

Cost: $12, free for children 12 and under

Jazz Jam — The weekly jam session offers local musicians a chance to play and create music in a collective and harmonious way.

When: Sunday, Aug. 27 at 9:30 p.m.

Where: Terraza 7, Elmhurst

Contact: (347) 808-0518

Cost: $7, free for children 12 and under

Emilsen Pacheco & Bulla en el Barrio — Featuring Emilsen Pacheco Blanco (cantaor and percussionist) and Ricardo Matute (percussionist), along with percussion, vocals and dance by Juan Opina, Andres Jimenez, Andres Fonseca, Victor Cruz, Gabriel Benavides, Camilo Rodriguez, Juan Jimenez, Rosio Jaimes, Julissa Maldonado, Victoria Tapias, Martha Herrera, Roxane Kasegari, Beatriz Lopez and Carolina Oliveros.

When: Tuesday, Aug. 29, at 8 p.m.

Where: Terraza 7, Elmhurst

Contact: (347) 808-0518

Cost: $20

Kids and Family

Girls Basketball Clinic — Instructors will teach participants the basic rules and fundamental skills of basketball in preparation for our 2018 winter basketball tournament. All skill levels are welcome!

When: Friday, Aug. 25, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center

Cost: Free

Contact: (718) 393-7370

Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day — Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day is the largest single-day, grassroots tennis and entertainment event in the world, with chart-topping performers, celebrities and some of the best tennis players in the game coming together to celebrate the life and values of tennis legend and humanitarian Arthur Ashe.

When: Saturday, Aug. 26, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center

Contact: (718) 760-6200

Tween/Teen Yoga — Certified yoga instructor Grace Magee will lead your tween or teen out of their busy schedules into a place of serenity and strength. Students of all levels will enjoy this class, which mixes traditional poses with partner work, breath/body awareness and strength builders. Participants are asked to bring a towel and water. Mats will be provided. Limited to eight participants ages 8-14.

When: Saturday, Aug. 26, at 10:30 a.m.

Where: Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston

Cost: $16

Contact: (718) 229-4000

Website: www.alleypond.com

Making Magic with Ethan — Ethan’s philosophy is that magic is meant to be created and shared with people and should not simply be designed to trick the crowd. Together, both Ethan and the audience create an amazing show. Guests of all ages should come out and be surprised.

When: Saturday, Aug. 26 , at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Where: Forest Park Carousel

Contact: (718) 768-2676

Presto Pete and Incredulous Chris — Presto Pete and Incredulous Chris of Pete and Chris Amusements are New England’s only Two-Man Kid’s Magic Show. They give a high-energy performance that capture’s kid’s attention and doesn’t let go. They are two brothers who have been performing around the east coast for the past five years making kid’s not only laugh, but also giggle and guffaw.

When: Sunday, Aug. 27 , at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Where: Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

Contact: (718) 788-2676

Cost: Free

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