It’s In Queens!
The Queens Tourism Council would like to spread the word about fun summer activities this week, for residents as well as tourists, which include music, dancing, marching and the silver screen. From August 3 to 5, the Rural Route Film Festival will be screened at the Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria, 718.777.6888. Free with museum admission, $9 to $12 on opening night. For a full schedule, visit www.movingimage.us. The Bix Beiderbecke Sunnyside Memorial Jazz Concert takes place on August 4, from 3 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. The free event takes place at the Sunnyside Arch, on 46th Street and Queens Boulevard. For more information, visit www.sunnysideshines.org. The Ecuadorian Day Parade is scheduled for August 5, starting at noon, on Northern Boulevard, from 69th Street through 86th Street in Jackson Heights. Also on August 5, at 5 p.m., as part of Summer Sundays at the Park, the Calpulli Mexican Dance Company will perform on 78th Street between 34th Avenue and Northern Boulevard in Jackson Heights. On August 7, at 7 p.m. the Live at the Gantries series continues with the York College Big Band, on the Long Island City waterfront. for a full listing, visit www.liveatthegantries.com. On August 9 (rain date August 16), at sundown, Rockaway Civic’s Beach Flix series features Up. It is located at Beach 106th Street, Rockaway Beach. The Web site is www.rockawaybeachflix.com. For more information on the best of Queens events, visit www.discoverqueens.info.