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It's a wonderful world with a wonderful Louis Armstrong music fest in it

Thursday, July 14

1. Build yummy alliances at the Flux Interdependence Day BBQ: bring grillables or side dishes to this monthly potluck and hear talks on food ethics, building community, and more. Flux Factory (39-31 29th St., LIC), 8 p.m., FREE.

2. Stay up late to giggle at Comedy & Karaoke with Josh Darsky, a showcase of up-and-coming comics. K & A Bar (66-48 Myrtle Ave., Glendale), 10 p.m., FREE.

Friday, July 15

3. Peek behind the mask at a screening of “Lucha Mexico,” a documentary about luchadors, with a post-film Q&A with the directors. Museum of the Moving Image (36-01 35th Ave., Astoria), 7:30 p.m., $12.

4. Fraternize with fairies at Irish Movie Night, presenting the film “Song of the Sea,” plus free popcorn, tea and coffee. New York Irish Center (10-40 Jackson Ave., LIC), 7:30 p.m., FREE.

5. Visualize laughter at Art School Acid Dropout, featuring “deep intellectual art therapy and shallow humorous comedy storytelling.” The Creek & the Cave (10-93 Jackson Ave., LIC), 10 p.m., $5.

6. Dance it out (silently!) at the Quiet Clubbing Beer Garden Party, with three DJs to choose from (Green DJ: Top 40, EDM and crowd favorites; Red DJ: ’80s, ’90s, 2000s and old-school hits; or Blue DJ: hip-hop/R&B). Bohemian Beer Garden (29-19 24th Ave., Astoria), 10 p.m., $10.

Saturday, July 16

7. Bring your youngsters to Community Conversations for Kids, sponsored by New York Council for the Humanities. Today’s topic is immigration. Queens Historical Society (143-35 37th Ave., Flushing), 10 a.m., FREE.

8. Splash around during City of Water Day, a citywide festival with kayaking in Astoria, sailboat-making in LIC, oyster restoration in Flushing, and much more. Throughout Queens, 11 a.m., FREE.

9. Rock out at the Out in the Streets two-day music festival, with dozens of bands including The So So Glos, Guerilla Toss, Frankie Rose, Future Punx and more. Onderdonk House (18-20 Flushing Ave., Ridgewood), noon, $24 single day; $38 weekend.

10. Delight yourself with food at the Little Pleasures Pop-Up, with five courses of beer-paired dishes. Rockaway Brewery (46-01 Fifth St., LIC), noon.

11. Celebrate a musical icon at the Louis Armstrong Wonderful World festival, with performances by Dr. John, Kermit Ruffins, Soulive and more. Flushing Meadows Corona Park (Avenue of Peace and Avenue of Asia, Flushing), 1 p.m., FREE.

12. Sketch it up at the Sanctuary Drawing Workshop, where Tatiana Arocha guides participants to create drawings of birds. Queens Botanical Garden (43-50 Main St., Flushing), 1 p.m., FREE.

13. Stretch your scientific mind at the Elastic Engineering Workshop, where kids will harness the energy of a rubber band to make a propellor-powered car. New York Hall of Science (47-01 111th St., Corona), 1:30 p.m., $5 per adult/child pair.

14. Shake your body at Warm-Up, the quintessential summer music series, today featuring Clams Casino, DBM (Deadboy + Murlo), AJ Tracey, Nina Las Vegas and Eartheater. MoMA PS1 (22-25 Jackson Ave., LIC), 3 p.m., $22.

15. See some strange art at “In Practice,” a series of performances examining the rising rates of schizophrenia and psychosis in a not-so-distant future. SculptureCenter (44-19 Purves St., LIC), 5 p.m., FREE.

Sunday, July 17

16. Safely dispose of all your broken gadgets at the Electronic Waste Recycling Event, in partnership with the Lower East Side Ecology Center. Queens Botanic Parking Garden (42-80 Crommelin Ave., Flushing), 9 a.m., FREE.

17. Groove to the music at Live Jazz Brunch while eating Middle Eastern-inspired cuisine. Dandana Astoria (42-21 Broadway, LIC), 11 a.m., FREE.

18. Shop local at QED’s first-ever Crafts Bazaar, a curated marketplace featuring jewelry, collectibles, treats, art and more. QED Astoria (27-16 23rd St., Astoria), 1 p.m., FREE.

19. Belt it out at “A Salute to the Tonys,” a musical revue featuring pieces from Tony Award-nominated shows of the past 50 years. Theater By the Bay (1300 209th St., Bayside), 2 p.m., $22.

20. Be amazed at the Muse July Circus Cabaret, with performers including Elena Delgado, Eevee Bravura, Lucy Lipstick, Austin Auh and many more. The Muse (350 Moffat St., Ridgewood), 8 p.m., $10.

Monday, July 18

21. Watch a wonderful film at Maysles Cinema Mondays, tonight featuring “Monterey Pop.” Nowadays (56-06 Cooper Ave., Ridgewood), dusk, FREE.

Tuesday, July 19

22. Find the beat at the Full Moon Drumming Workshop, led by Song-Hee Lee, Senior Artist at the Korean Traditional Performing Arts Association. Flushing Town Hall (137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing), 7 p.m., $25.

Wednesday, July 20

23. Create artificial intelligence at a Robot-Making Workshop, to be followed by an evening of robotic performances. Flux Factory (29-21 39th St., LIC), noon workshop; 7 p.m. performances, FREE.

24. See some splendid cinema at Socrates Outdoor Film Series, tonight showing “L’Atalante.” Socrates Sculpture Park (32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC), dusk, FREE.

25. Stretch it out and eat it up at Acroyoga + Ice Cream: an hour and a half of working out followed by vegan treats from Sweetjanes. Brooklyn Boulders Queensbridge (23-10 41st Ave., LIC), 8 p.m., $15.

Check out the calendar for more great events, and add your own!


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EMILY July 11, 2016 / 06:08PM
Two more: Network and laugh! Thursday July 14 6:00pm for networking mixer, 7:30pm FREE stand-up comedy show Flushing Town Hall And Flushing Night Out! Friday, July 15, 6pm 40 vendors - food, goods, & crafts. All ages. Rain or shine. 4 musical acts. FREE
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Oriana Leckert July 11, 2016 / 18:34PM
Thanks! Please feel free to add your events to our calendar!

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