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7 Things to Do in Your Queens Neighborhoods This Weekend

By  Jeanmarie Evelly and Katie Honan | April 21, 2016 2:26pm 

 Mario The Magician will perform at the Queens Library in Woodside on Saturday.
Mario The Magician will perform at the Queens Library in Woodside on Saturday.
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Dennis Kleiman

All Weekend

"The Peanuts Movie" in 3-D

Where: Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria
When: Saturday and Sunday, 12:30 p.m.

Catch a 3-D screening of this 2015 flick starring Charlie Brown and the gang, with tickets for $12 or $6 for kids 3 to 12. The movie will be followed by a $5 family workshop at 2:30 p.m. where children will design and create their own comic strip character. Registration for the workshop is recommended as space is limited.

LIC Flea and Food

Where: 46th Avenue and 5th Street, Long Island City
When: Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The waterfront flea market is back for the season. There you can shop outdoors for crafts and vintage goods, eat from one of the market's many food vendors or drink a locally-brewed beer.

Saturday, April 23

Mario the Magician

Where: Woodside Branch of Queens Library, 54-22 Skillman Ave., Woodside
When: 2 to 3 p.m.

Mario the Magician, who's appeared on Sesame Street and performed at venues like Lincoln Center, will put on a free show for kids at the library.

Queens International Night Market

Where: NYSCI Parking Lot, 47-01 111th St., Corona
When: 6 p.m.

The night market opens its second season with more than 50 vendors, including many new food spots.

Alsarah and The Nubatones

Where: Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing
When: 8 p.m.

The Africa Music Award-nominated singer performs a selection of Nubian "songs of return" at the global music center. Tickets are $16, and $10 for members and students.

Sunday, April 24

What Are You Afraid Of?

Where: Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave., Astoria
When: 8:30 to 10 p.m.  

Former child actor Mara Wilson — who starred in 90s films like "Mrs. Doubtfire" and "Matilda" — hosts this show about fear and anxiety, where she'll ask comedians and performers to talk about what scares them. Tickets are $8 in advance or $10 at the door.

Talk with Borough’s Poet Laureate

Where: Queens Historical Society, 143-35 37th Ave., Flushing
When: 2:30 p.m.

Maria Lisella, who was crowned the Queens Poet Laureate last year, will read from her poetry collections and discuss how she is inspired to write each day. The talk is free.

These listings were compiled by Queens reporters Katie Honan and Jeanmarie Evelly.