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Queens Library – Central Branch

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89-11 Merrick Boulevard
Jamaica, NY 11432 United States
(718) 990-0700

February 2019

An Afternoon of Jazz with Kelly J. Fallon

February 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Queens Library – Central Branch, 89-11 Merrick Boulevard
Jamaica, NY 11432 United States
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Kelly J. Fallon is sweeping through NYC with her beautiful renditions of classic jazz standards, and will now be sharing her talents with Queens Library! With her soft vocal lines and captivating energy, she will take you back to a…

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“Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler”- A Mardi Gras Celebration with Alphonso Horne and the Gotham Kings

February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Queens Library – Central Branch, 89-11 Merrick Boulevard
Jamaica, NY 11432 United States
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The Gotham Kings are a high energy immersive jazz experience that you won’t want to miss. This band is coming to Culture Connection for a special Mardi Gras celebration: “Laissez les bon temps rouler.” They are led by two-time Grammy…

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Sunday Movie: “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom”

February 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Queens Library – Central Branch, 89-11 Merrick Boulevard
Jamaica, NY 11432 United States
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When a volcano threatens the dinosaurs, Claire recruits Owen to save the animals from extinction. (2018, PG-13)

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Meet the Author: “The Black Tax” by Shawn D. Rochester

February 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Queens Library – Central Branch, 89-11 Merrick Boulevard
Jamaica, NY 11432 United States
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The author of recently published book "Black Tax: The Cost of Being Black in America" will discuss the massive financial burden on African American households that dramatically reduces their ability to leave a substantial legacy for future generations. Books will…

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Tuesday Afternoon Movies @ Central – “The Soloist” (2008, PG-13)

February 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Queens Library – Central Branch, 89-11 Merrick Boulevard
Jamaica, NY 11432 United States
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Tuesday afternoons are made for movies at the central branch of the Queens library. This afternoon’s feature is “The Soloist”. A newspaper journalist discovers a homeless musical genius and tries to improve his situation.

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Classic Movie Thursdays @ Central – “The Awful Truth” (1937)

February 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Queens Library – Central Branch, 89-11 Merrick Boulevard
Jamaica, NY 11432 United States
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On Thursdays at 2:00 pm, the cinephiles are at the Central Branch of the Queens Library. This afternoon's feature film is "The Awful Truth". Unfounded suspicions lead a married couple to begin divorce proceedings, whereupon they start undermining each other's…

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Celebrate Black History Month with “Marcus the Artyst”

February 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Queens Library – Central Branch, 89-11 Merrick Boulevard
Jamaica, NY 11432 United States
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Marcus Miller has been performing professionally on the saxophone since age thirteen. He graduated from Harvard University with a degree in mathematics. He developed a reputation as a versatile and virtuosic player while studying music production and engineering under Grammy-winning…

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March 2019

Aston Cooke’s “Single Entry”

March 8 @ 8:00 pm
Queens Library – Central Branch, 89-11 Merrick Boulevard
Jamaica, NY 11432 United States
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$25

Aston Cooke's award winning “Single Entry” is a hilarious Jamaican comedy set in present time. It looks at the lives of two Jamaican women desirous to the US in search of a better and the ingenious strategies they crafted to…

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