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Posted: Thursday, September 12, 2013 10:30 am


World Maker Faire New York 2013, a festival celebrating technology, education, science, arts, crafts, engineering, sustainability and food, Saturday, Sept. 21, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 22, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. $15-$35. Contact: Karlee Vincent, (707) 263-1763 or kvincent@makermedia.com.

Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs “Artists’ Walks: The Persistence of Peripateticism, 11-05 45th Ave., Long Island City, Thursday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., through November 17. Contact (718) 937-6317, or go to www.dorsky.org.

“Biala: Vision and Memory” at Queens College, Goodwin-Ternbach Museum, 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing, Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sept. 12, through Oct. 27. Call (718) 997-4747.

Maria Rose International Doll Museum, 187-11 Linden Blvd., St. Albans, Wednesday - Saturday, 12:30-4:30 p.m., Call (718) 276-3454, (917) 817-8653. Volunteers needed.


The Oratorio Society of Queens is preparing for its Annual Holiday Concert, Sunday, Dec. 22. Auditions 7 p.m., Monday, Sept. 16. Reservations required. Contact: (718) 279-3006, www.queensoratorio.org.

STAR - Senior Theater Acting Repertory is looking for seniors to perform short scenes at senior centers, libraries, Y’s, churches/synagogues. Call (718) 776-0529.


Theater Time Productions, “A Murder is Announced,” Colonial Church of Bayside, 54-02 217 St., Sept. 20, 21, 27, 28 at 8 p.m. and Sept. 28 & 29 at 3 p.m., $16, $14 seniors and students. Sept. 20: dessert after party. Reservations recommended. Contact: (347) 358-8102, theatretime.org.

STAR - Senior Theater Acting Repertory presents drama/comedy scenes and musical numbers, Wednesdays: Glen Oaks Library, 256-04 Union Tpke., (718) 831-8636, Sept. 25 and Oct. 23, 2 p.m.; Cross Island YMCA, 238-10 Hillside Ave., Bellerose, (718) 479-0505 Nov. 13, 12:30 p.m. All performances free.


Irish Movie Night, Friday, Sept. 20, 7:30-10 p.m., New York Irish Center, 1040 Jackson Ave., Long Island City. $15/8, all ages. Contact: Christopher Deignan, chris@newyorkirishcenter.org, (347) 665-4085, nyirish.org

Flicks in the Garden, Saturday, Sept. 28, 6-8 p.m., Sunnyside Gardens Park, 48-21 39 Ave. Cost: $10. Contact: Tommy Arnstein, flicksinthegarden@gmail.com., flicksinthegarden.com.

Screening of “Island of Death.” Thursday, Sept. 19, 10:30 a.m., Laughing Devil Comedy Club, 4738 Vernon Blvd., Long Island City. Contact: Daniel Reynolds, (407) 279-6724, DevilScience@gmail.com.


Flamenco! at Thalia Spanish Theatre, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside, Sept. 13-29. Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 4 p.m. Tickets $35; students and seniors for $32; $30 on Fridays. Contact: (718) 729-3880, thaliatheatre.org.

The “Con Brio Ensemble” at the Church-in-the-Gardens, Sunday, Sept. 22, 4:30 p.m., 50 Ascan Ave., Forest Hills. Call (718) 268-6704.

Couperin & Eau de Vie: Brooklyn Baroque, Friday, Sept. 27, 6 p.m., 150-03 Jamaica, Ave. Jamaica. Free. Call: (718) 206-0545, ext. 13, kingmanor.org.


Ozone Park Civic Association, Certified Financial Planner will discuss retirement planning and decisions, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 7:30 p.m., 97-14 135 Drive. Call (646) 298-7575.

AARP Chapter 2889 meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month at 12 Noon at the American Legion Hall, 66-28 Grand Ave., Maspeth. Call (718) 672-9890.

The Flushing AARP Chapter No. 1405 meets at Bowne Street Community Church, 143-11 Roosevelt Ave., Flushing, at 1 p.m. on Mondays, Sept. 9 and 23. Open to the general public.

Flea Markets

Italian Charities of America Flea Market, Saturday, Sept. 14, 9 a.m.-4 p.m, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst.

Ridgewood Older Adult Center & Services, 59-14 70 Ave., Saturday, Sept. 21, 10-2 p.m.

For Kids

Alley Pond Environmental Center,228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston. Sunny Bunnies, Sept. 9 - Dec. 20 (Monday, Wednesday, Friday), 9:45 a.m.-12 Noon, ages 3-4. Storytime Safari-Bouncing Bunnies, Saturday, Sept. 14, 1:30-3 p.m., ages 3-4, 5-7. Young Discoverers Club-Candy Chromatography, Sunday, Sept. 15, 10:30 a.m-12:30 p.m., ages 8-12. Adventure Hour-Creepy Crawlers, Sunday, sept. 15, 1:30-2:45 p.m., ages 18-36 months. The Happy Hedgehog Band, Saturday, Sept. 21, 1:30–3 p.m. ages 5-6, $18. Young Chefs - Apple Brown Betty, Saturday Sept. 21, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. , ages 8-12, $24. Pre-registration for all events required by calling (718) 229-4000. Visit www.alleypond.com for more info.

Maspeth Town Hall Community Center, 53-37 72 St., offers toddler playgroups in Sept., children 3 and under. Call (718) 335-6049.


English as a Second Language Course, Latin American Cultural Center of Queens, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Room 333, Kew Gardens, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-8 p.m., Sept. 10-Dec. 19. Free. Call 718-261-7664 to register or email: laccq@aol.com.

Watercolor classes, National Art League, 44-21 Douglaston Pkwy. & Northern Blvd., 9:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m., Wednesdays, $25/session. Instruction from award-winning artist. Call (718) 969-1128.

About Boating Safety class, qualified instructors from Flotilla 12-01 of U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, held at Fort Totten, Totten Avenue and Cross Island Parkway, Bayside, Sunday, Sept. 29, 8:30 a.m. $65. Pre-registration a must. Call Mike Kaff (917) 952-7014, Ralph Traub (347) 336-5866.

Fashionable Fall Accessories – Make Your Own Pendant! Sunday, Sept. 22, 2-4 p.m., The Shops at SkyView Center, 40-24 College Point Blvd., Flushing, free. Contact: Erin Lagasse elagasse@quinnandco.com, (212) 868-1900, shopskyviewcenter.com.

Alley Pond Environmental Center,228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston. Star Safari - Astronomy Adventure, Saturday, Sept. 21, 8-10 a.m., $16 Adults, $7 children ages 9 and up with participating adult. Fly Fishing 101, Sunday, Sept. 22, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Adults $21, children $7, ages 8 and up with participating adult. Pre-registration required. Call (718) 229-4000. Visit www.alleypond.com for more info.


New York State Assembly Member David Weprin hosts a Community Job Fair assisting residents of New York affected by Hurricane Sandy and the economic downturn of 2007. Participation and parking free, Thursday, Sept. 12, 11:00 a.m.-3 p.m., Tolentine Hall, 150-75 Goethals Ave., Jamaica, parking lot accessible via Union Tpke. Call (646) 852-7758.

The Richmond Hill Block Association 40th Annual Park Fair, Saturday, Sept. 21, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. in Forest Park at Buddy Monument, intersection of Myrtle Avenue and Park Lane South. Local vendors, carnival food, rides, games, live music, flea market, raffles and other family fun.

Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston, hosts: (Knot Only) Knitting Circle, Mondays, Sept. 23, 6-8 p.m. Adults, $5 per session. All knitters, crocheters or crafters welcome. For adults who know how to knit.; Preregistration required. Contact: (718) 229-4000 ext. 214 or alleypond.com.

Knights of Columbus family picnic and softball game, Saturday, Sept. 14, 10 a.m. at ICYP Fields, 35-15 20 Ave., Astoria. $10 per person, $25 per family.

Sacred Heart School, 84-05 78 Ave., Glendale, collecting for Annual White Elephant Fundraiser in Oct.; donations dropped off at 84th St. entrance to school, Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Call (718) 456-6636.

Special Events

Meadow Park Rehabilitation and Health Care Center Hawaiian Luau, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 12-2 p.m., 78-10 164 St., Fresh Meadows. Contact: (718) 691-8300, meadowparkrehab.com.

9th Annual Feast of St. Pio of Pietrelcina,St. Joseph Parish, Astoria, 30 Ave. b/w 43rd & 44th streets, from Wednesday, Sept. 25 to Sunday, Sept. 29: Bingo Night, Sept. 26; Italian Pasta Night, Sept. 27; Family Masquerade Night, Sept. 28; International Food Festival, Sept. 29. Contact: (718) 278-1611, s.quatela@stjosephlic.org.

Briarwood Action Network Mysteries of History Walking Tour of Maple Grove Cemetery, Saturday, Sept. 21, 4-6 p.m., Maple Grove-Old Administration Building, 83-11 Kew Gardens Road; wine & cheese buffet at 7:30 p.m., classical music concert at 8:00 p.m. Cost: $8.00 members, $10 for nonmembers. Contact: briarwoodactionnetwork@gmail.com, briarwoodactionnetwork.com.

Love and Hope Ministry, Saturday, Sept. 14, 1 p.m., 35th Avenue and Crescent Street Astoria. Speakers, live music, kids face painting and raffles.

Hands-on-History: Reading, Writing & ‘Rithmatic at the King Manor, Saturday, Sept. 14, 12-3 p.m., 150-03 Jamaica, Ave, Jamaica, and a book signing, “The Butler’s Dinner Stories” on Sunday, Sept. 15, 3-5 p.m., 150-03 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica, free. Contact: (718) 206-0545, ext. 13, kingmanor.org.

At the Oakland Little Neck Jewish Center on Sunday, Sept. 15 from 9:45 a.m. to 12 p.m. a “Sukkah Extravaganza” and a “Pledge Breakfast” will be held. Annual Sukkot Dinner, Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 6:30 p.m., adults-$25, children 5-12-$15. 49-10 Little Neck Pkwy., Little Neck.

At the Oakland Little Neck Jewish Center onSunday, Sept. 15 from 9:45 a.m. to 12 p.m. a “Sukkah Extravaganza” and a “Pledge Breakfast” will be held. Annual Sukkot Dinner, Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 6:30 p.m., adults-$25, children 5-12-$15. 49-10 Little Neck Pkwy., Little Neck.

Golf outing, Monday, Oct. 21, 7 a.m., Forest Park Golf Course, benefits the Glendale Civilian Observation Patrol (G-Cop/104-Cop). $150 golf and luncheon; $60 luncheon only. Call (917) 796-4535. Sponsors wanted.

33rd Annual Antique Motorcycle Show will be held at the Queens County Farm Museum, Sunday, Sept. 15, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park. Admission $5 per person. Contact: (718) 347-3276, queensfarm.org.


The CCNS Bayside Senior Center, 221-15 Horrace Harding Expy., Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Both kosher and nonkosher lunch at 11:30 a.m. with a $2 contribution. Bingo 3 times a week. Adults 60+. Much more. Contact (718) 225-1144.

Middle Village Adult Center, 69-10 75 St., offers: computer training classes, all levels, beginners to advanced, including: 21st Century Technology, teaching use of iPods, smartphones, e-readers, tablet computers, and other latest gadgets; and Microsoft Excel (separate class); fitness classes in Zumba, aerobics, line dancing, chair and mat yoga, tai chi, lower-body toning, sit and be fit; recreational activities (daily bingo, singing, watercolor painting, bus trips, daily meals and more). Call Hindy at (718) 894-3441 or visit the Center.

Jamaica Service Program for Older Adults, 92-47 165 St., details its safety program about rent, Medicaid and food stamps. Call for an appointment at (718) 657-6500. Free.

The Ridgewood Older Adult Center, 59-14 70 Ave., hour-long classes: jewelry making, Mondays at 10:30 a.m.; Richard Simmons exercise, Mondays and Thursdays at 10:30; Eldercise, Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.; jewelry making class, Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.; massage therapy, Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.; manicures, Thursdays at 12:30 p.m.; yoga, Fridays at 10:30 a.m. Movies every Monday, Tuesday and Friday at 1:15 p.m. MetroCard van, 4th Thursday of month. Monthly bus trips to Yonkers, Monday, Sept. 23. Call Karen (718) 456-2000.

The Selfhelp Latimer Gardens Senior Center, 34-30 137 St., Flushing, offers ballroom dancing, Mondays, Wednesdays through Fridays at 10:30 a.m. to noon; tai chi, Tuesdays at 10 a.m. to noon; English as a second language, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10 a.m. to noon; Ping Pong, exercise and mahjong, Mondays though Fridays. Call (718) 961-3660.

Computer classes are being held at Selfhelp Benjamin Rosenthal Prince St. Senior Center, 45-25 Kissena Blvd., Flushing. Basics, starting Tuesday, Sept. 24; Microsoft Word, starting Monday, Sept. 30. For seniors 60 plus. Call John at (718) 559-4329 to register.

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