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PAGE 8                                                    THE QUEENS TIMES                                        THURSDAY, JULY 2, 2020

                    IT’S INSIDE QUEENS

             This week’s virtual Queens  present during this video, which  ●    July 7, Nixtaband, 7 pm. Live
        activities include camp, concerts,  is produced by NYC Media. Free,  at the Gantries is an annual sum-
        dance performances, literature,  but please RSVP.          mer series that’s online this year.
        and the borough’s official histori-  ●    July 6, Summer Media Camp,  Nixtaband  plays Mexican  Folk
        an doing what he does best. But as  Aug.  21.  The  Museum  of  the  music with contemporary Jazz and
        a clear sign of the positive times,  Moving  Image  organizes  such  Latin Jazz influences on opening
        one event is outdoors. (There’s  activities as stop-motion anima-  night. The artists participate in a
        another big one next week, too.)  tion, screenwriting, and digital  Q&A session after the show.
        ●        July  3,  America’s  Sweet-  game design. Participants (ages  ●    July 8, Virtual Jazz Jam, 7
        hearts, 7 pm. This three-female  8  to  13)  work  in  small  groups  pm. Flushing Town Hall’s monthly
        group does the Great American  with specially trained artists and  Jazz session is online with local
        Songbook and Broadway tunes  educators.                    saxophone legend Carol Sudhalter
        as part of the QPAC LIVE! series.  ●    July 6, Animals, Animals,  and the house band. Musicians
        A Q&A session with the artists  Animals,  July  10.  Alley  Pond  improvise together. Don’t play?
        follows.                     Environmental Center introduces  Listen.
        ●    July 3, CrossCurrent Cho-  pre-kindergarten and kindergar-  ●    July 8, Do You Believe In
        reographic Festival Part II, 7 pm.  ten  youngsters  to  amphibians,  Magic?, Aug. 12. Queensborough
        This show celebrates emerging  birds, invertebrates, mammals,  Performing  Arts  Center  offers
        Asian dance at Flushing  Town  and reptiles via guests, literacy,  this  virtual  camp  for  children
        Hall. Barkha Patel offers a clas-  movement,  and  activities.  The  ages eight to 14. World famous
        sical Indian Kathak show with  daily sessions run from 9:30 am  illusionist Reza teaches the six-  A & F Auto Repairs, Inc.
        a transgender twist. Chien-Ying  to 10:30 am.              week beginner course on magic
        Wang and Paul C. Ocampo in-  ●    July 6, Curious Creatures, July  using ordinary household items.         General Auto Repairs
        vestigate  marriage,  friendship,  10. An Alley Pond Environmental  It’s actually part-workshop and       (Foreingn and Domestic)
        partnership, and how humans cre-  Center  educator  leads  science  part-competition as the fun cul-           Accessories
        ate beauty amid disagreement and  experiments, animal encounters,  minates in a Facebook showcase            • Tires • Batteries
        misfortune. Peter Cheng unpacks  and  a  daily  nature  connection  on Aug. 19.                            • Electronic Tune-ups
        disparate, unrelated, and inconse-  challenge for first-through-third  ●    July 8, The Moves Forum,         • Inspection Station
        quential ideas and catalyzes them  graders. Lesson runs from 11 am  4 pm. This virtual event brings             • Towing
        into an ever-changing framework  to noon, and each one focuses on  together  female  leaders  from   ARIS & FRANK
        of movement bounded by muscu-  a different living thing and its  business, commerce, education,
        larity, articulation, and decay.  unique characteristics and adap-  industry,  technology,  and  the   43-05 111th Street • Corona Heights, NY
        ●    July 3, Manhatitlan, 4 pm.  tations.                  arts. The panel discussions are
        The virtual Queensboro Dance  ●    July 6, Animal Encounters,  “Women  as  Change  Makers,”          Greek, Spanish and Italian Spoken
        Festival spotlights a troupe that  July 10. Alley Pond Environmen-  “Sustainable You,” “Chart Your   (718) 592-7470        (718) 699-2499
        adds modern flair to traditional  tal Center Animal Ambassadors  Own Destiny,” and “Social Media:
        Mexican choreography.        teach fourth-to-seventh graders  Gods or Monsters?”
        ●        July  4,  NYC  Sightseeing  about organisms such as birds,  ●    July 9: Code Name Hélène, 4
        Cruise,  6  pm.  Skyline  Cruises  invertebrates, and mammals and  pm. Queens Public Library’s Lit-
        is back in action with a 4.5-hour  lead  animal-centered  activities  erary Thursdays series continues
        water tour from Flushing to the  and experiments from 12:30 pm  with author Ariel Lawhon dis-
        Statue of Liberty and back with  to 1:30 pm every day.     cussing her new spy novel about
        narration. Due to social-distanc-  ●        July  6,  The  Garden  Lab,  a French Resistance fighter, hero,
        ing guidelines, each group stays  July 16. The Queens Botanical  lover, Nazi nemesis, smuggler,
        at one table and brings food and  Garden  offers  a  virtual  camp  socialite, and spy.
        beverages. Board at One World’s  from Monday through Thursday.  ●    July 9, Native American His-
        Fair Marina, Flushing Meadows  Participants learn environmental  tory, 6 pm. The Queens Histori-
        Corona Park.                 themes  such  as  cooking  with  cal Society uses documents and
        ●    July 6, Neighborhood Slice:  plants, animal neighbors, and us-  archaeological artifacts to teach
        Flushing, 6 pm. Queens Histori-  ing the natural world as inspiration  what life was like for the Native
        cal Society Board Member Jack  to create art. The session for ages  American tribes on Long Island
        Eichenbaum, who is also the of-  4 through 7 is 9 am to 10:30 am.  and  Queens  in  this  program,
        ficial borough historian, discusses  The one for ages 8 through 12 is  which is intended for teens and
        Flushing’s past and cosmopolitan  from 11 am to 12:30 pm.  family.

                  Take Five Top-Prize Winner Sold in CORONA
             The New York Lottery an-  claimed up to one year from the  to distribute other state aid to edu-
        nounced one top-prize winning  date of the drawing.        cation. It takes into account both a
        ticket was sold for the June 29  About the New York Lottery  school district’s size and its income
        TAKE-5  drawing.  The  ticket,       The New York Lottery contin-  level; larger, lower-income school
        worth $57,905.00, was purchased  ues to be North America’s larg-  districts receive proportionately
        at EL ENCUENTRO DELI GRO-    est and most profitable Lottery,  larger shares of Lottery school
        CERY CORP, located at 40-42  contributing $3.47 billion in fiscal  funding.
        NATIONAL  STREET  in  CO-    year 2018-2019 to help support       New Yorkers struggling with
        RONA.                        education in New York State. The  a  gambling  addiction,  or  who
             The five winning numbers for  Lottery’s contribution represents  know someone who is, can find
        the TAKE 5 game are drawn from  13 percent of total state education  help by calling the State’s toll-
        a field of one to 39. The TAKE  aid to local school districts.  free,  confidential  HOPEline  at
        5 drawing is televised every day       New York Lottery revenue is  1-877-8-HOPENY  (1-877-846-
        at  11:21  p.m.  A  Lottery  draw  distributed to local school districts  7369)  or  by  texting  HOPENY
        game prize of any amount may be  by the same statutory formula used  (467369) Standard rates may apply.

           Maloney Pushes Sec. Mnuchin to Commit to CARES Act
                               Transparency and Oversight

        During House Financial Services  an erroneous legal opinion from  analysis is so bad that it borders
        Committee  Hearing,  Oversight  the Treasury Department, which  on bad faith. The opinion claims
        Chairwoman Urges Secretary to  raised questions about the scope  — with no evidence — that Con-
        Recognize PRAC Authority     of the Pandemic Response Ac-  gress did not intend for the PRAC
                                     countability Committee’s (PRAC)  to have oversight authority over
             During a recent House Finan-  oversight authority. The Congress-  anything in the first half of the
        cial  Services  Committee  hear-  woman urged Secretary Mnuchin  CARES Act — including the PPP,
        ing, Congresswoman Carolyn B.  to interpret the PRAC’s oversight  any of the Fed’s lending facilities,
        Maloney (D-NY), Chairwoman  authorities to apply to all of the  or the $150 billion in funding for
        of the Committee on Oversight  CARES Act spending.         states  and  local  governments.
        and  Reform,  pressed  Treasury       During their exchange, the Con-
        Secretary Steven Mnuchin about  gresswoman stated, “This legal   (Continued on page 11)
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