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Lewis High School, reconnect and
network at The Francis Lewis High
School Alumni Reunion with all
graduating classes, faculty and faculty
alumni. There will be a fourcourse
meal, live entertainment,
awards, raffles, giveaways and more.
Purchase tickets and/or donate at flhsreunion.
eventbrite.com. Noon to 3
p.m., Laterna Restaurant, 47-20 Bell
12 Fertile Ground New Works
Showcase will be featuring
work by five different artists this
month. This new works showcase for
emerging and established artists will
feature a new, fresh line-up of choreographers.
The showcase includes
a post-performance discussion with
wine, moderated by artistic director
Valerie Green. 7 p.m., Green Space
Studio, 37-24 24th St., Long Island City.
13 The first stop of ITINERANT,
the annual Performance
Art Festival of NYC that visits all
five boroughs, is Queens Museum.
This year’s festival focuses on social
binary constructions and the evolving
transformations of the traditional
norms worldwide. ITINERANT will
feature works from Europe, Latin
America, Asia and North America. 2-5
p.m., Queens Museum, New York City
Building, Flushing Meadows Corona
MONDAY, MAY 21
14 Do you want your insurance
Taking AARP’s Driver Defensive Course
can qualify you for reduced insurance
rates. This course is available to people
who have a New York State Driver’s
License. Registration is required. Noon
to 6 p.m., East Flushing Library, 196-36
Northern Blvd., Flushing.
TUESDAY, MAY 22
16 Author Lara Elena Donnelly
will be launching the sequel
to the widely popular “Amberlough.”
The 1930s Art Deco fantasy novel’s
sequel, “Armistice,” will reveal the fates
of beloved old characters and new
ones. Burlesque attire is encouraged,
and refreshments will be served. 7
p.m., The Astoria Bookshop, 31-29 31st
WEDNESDAY, MAY 23
17 Free Citizenship Classes
are being offered at the
Broadway Library. From 10 a.m. to 1
p.m., you will learn everything you need
to know about American history, government
and culture to help you pass
the citizenship exam. Students should
have a copy of their green card when
they register. Registration is required by
either visiting the library or calling 718-
278-4303. The class runs for 12 weeks.
10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Broadway Library,
40-20 Broadway, Long Island City.
The Quintet of the Americas is returning to Queens Botanical Garden for their seventh annual concert at
the Garden. Their performance, “Americans in Paris and Back Again” will feature selections from American
composers including George Gershwin, Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland and Quincy Jones. 3:30 p.m. on
Sunday, May 20, Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St., Flushing.
If you’re interested in marine biology and ocean life, author Juli Berwald will be discussing her New York
Times Bestselling science memoir all about jellyfish. “SPINELESS: The Science of Jellyfish and the Art of
Growing a Backbone” discusses Berwald’s discoveries in her research of jellyfish, and how humans could
be to blame for the damage jellyfish have done to power plants and fisheries. 7 p.m. on Monday, May 21,
The Astoria Bookshop, 31-29 31st St., Astoria.