Queens Gazette

August is Shakespeare in the Garden!

Hip to Hip Theatre to perform Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors at the Voelker Orth Museum Bird Sanctuary and Victorian Garden on August 18 @ 7:30pm. The garden is the perfect setting for Hip to Hip Theatre’s spirited, richly costumed, family-friendly productions. The performances are free and open to the public. The plays run 90 minutes.

At 7pm the Company offers Kids & the Classics – an introduction to the play for children attending the performance. Seating is provided and the Garden is accessible. Seating opens at 6:45.

The performance will be cancelled in the event of rain.

The Comedy of Errors, Friday, August 18: Double trouble. Separated in infancy, two pairs of twins are now in the same city, each unaware of the presence of their long-lost counterparts. Hilarity mounts as the look-alikes are repeatedly mistaken .

Other Volker Oerth presentations:

Prayer Cocoon and Textile Art by Dani Changah Song, on view through August 27: Prayer Cocoon is the title of the performance and the exhibition of textile artworks by Dani Changah Song. It is a wearable sculpture or a bodysuit made from a patchwork of natural dye colored silk fabric pieces.

Honey Harvest Festival, Tuesday, August 22 , 1 -3:30pm:

Get the buzz on bees! Don’t miss the annual celebration of all things honeybees! Our bees are busy in the summer and honey harvest time arrives in August. Informative, fun and tasty, activities for all ages. See how our beekeeper harvests honey, make bee-inspired art, sample different types of honey, and learn what it takes to make a bee friendly garden. Enjoy our house punch and yummy snacks. And, it is the first day that the new harvest of Voelker Orth Museum honey is available for sale. Admission $4 and $10 a family. Children under 3 admitted free. “Thanks to our friends at Con Edison.”

Voelker Orth Museum, Bird Sanctuary and Victorian Garden, 149-19 38th Avenue, Flushing NY 11354; 718-359-6227 info@vomuseum.org.

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