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Tuesday Afternoon Movies @ Central – “The Five Heartbeats” (1991) Rated R

Queens Library - Central Branch 89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica

If it’s Tuesday afternoon, then its movie time at the Central Branch of the Queens Library. Today’s feature is "The Five Heartbeats”. Robert Townsend’s classic story of the rise and fall of an African American vocal group.

Free

Classical Guitar with Carlos Pavan

Queens Library - Central Branch 89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica

Daily life got you stressed out? Need something to relax your nerves? Come and enjoy the smooth, South American stylings of guitarist Carlos Pavan. Originally from Argentina, Mr. Pavan blends the rhythms of his homeland with classical guitar and jazz…

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Classic Movie Thursdays @ Central — “Imitation of Life”

Queens Library - Central Branch 89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica

If it’s Thursday afternoon, then its classic movie time at the Central Branch of the Queens Library. In “Imitation of Life” a struggling widow and her daughter take in a black housekeeper and her fair-skinned daughter; the two women start…

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Movie Night Wednesdays @ Central – “Marshall” (2017) Rated PG-13

Queens Library - Central Branch 89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica

It it’s Wednesday evening, then its movie time at the Central Library. Today’s feature is "Marshall”. About a young Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, as he battles through one of his career-defining cases.

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Tuesday Afternoon Movies @ Central – “42” (2013) Rated PG-13

Queens Library - Central Branch 89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica

If it’s Tuesday afternoon, then its movie time at the Central Branch of the Queens Library. Today’s feature is "42”. In 1947, Jackie Robinson becomes the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era when he…

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Sunday Concerts at Central present Charanga Soleil

Queens Library - Central Branch 89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica

This all-star dance band cooks up an irresistible stew of classic Cuban son, Congolese rumba-soukous and Haitian compas.

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Classic Movie Thursdays @ Central — “Cabin in the Sky”

Queens Library - Central Branch 89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica

If it’s Thursday afternoon, then its classic movie time at the Central Branch of the Queens Library. In “Cabin in the Sky” a compulsive gambler dies during a shooting, but he'll receive a second chance to reform himself and to…

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Movie Night Wednesdays @ Central – “Dunkirk”

Queens Library - Central Branch 89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica

It it’s Wednesday evening, then its movie time at the Central Library. Today’s feature is "Dunkirk”. Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German Army, and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War…

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Tuesday Afternoon Movies @ Central – “The Matrix”

Queens Library - Central Branch 89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica

If it’s Tuesday afternoon, then its movie time at the Central Branch of the Queens Library. Today's feature is “The Matrix”. A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the…

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Movie Night Wednesdays @ Central – “American Made”

Queens Library - Central Branch 89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica

It it’s Wednesday evening, then its movie time at the Central Library. Today’s feature is "American Made”. The story of Barry Seal, an American pilot who became a drug-runner for the CIA in the 1980s in a clandestine operation that…

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