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Posted: Thursday, September 26, 2013 10:30 am


One Summer Day, a one-act music drama, Friday, Oct. 4, 8 p.m.; Sat. Oct. 5, 3 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 37th Street and 31st Avenue, Astoria. Contact: (646) 831-3303, susanstoderl.net.

Theater Time Productions, “A Murder is Announced,” Colonial Church of Bayside, 54-02 217 St., Sept. 27, 28 at 8 p.m. and Sept. 28 & 29 at 3 p.m., $16, $14 seniors and students. 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, Oct. 23, 2 p.m.; Cross Island YMCA, 238-10 Hillside Ave., Bellerose, (718) 479-0505 Nov. 13, 12:30 p.m. Free.


Theatre By The Bay’s “Anything Goes,” auditions, Tuesday, October 8, 7:30 p.m. and Wednesday, Oct. 9, 7:30 p.m., Bay Terrace Jewish Center, 13-00 209 Street, Bayside. Actors, singers, dangers, chorus, adults, teens. Contact: (718) 428-6363, TheatreByTheBayNY.com. Rehearsals in December with performances set for March 2014.

Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra, Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd. Rehearsals/auditions, Wednesdays, 7:30-10 p.m. Contact: Franklin Verbsky, 718-374-1627, fhso.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.


All-Star Country Music Tribute: Dolly Parton, Garth Brooks, Reba McEntire, Willie Nelson, Sat. Oct. 5, 8pm at Queensborough Community College, 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside. $38 all seats, $34 mini series, $32 Grand series. Buy tickets at visitqpac.org or call 718-631-6311.

Swingtime Big Band, St. Thomas the Apostle Msgr. Mulz Hall, 88-08 Jamaica Ave., Sunday, Sept. 29th, 2 p.m.-4 p.m. $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Call (718) 847-1353.

Flamenco! at Thalia Spanish Theatre, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside, through Sept. 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.

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.


Bayside-Whitestone Lions Club, Monday, Oct. 7, 7 p.m., Trattoria 35, 213-15 35 Ave., Bayside.

Walk the Queens Waterfront, hike 15 miles, Flushing to Bayside. Meet at Main Street #7 train station, northeast corner, 9 a.m., Friday, Sept. 27. Contact: Bill Wrublewski, (646) 369-0279, summer.time101@verizon.net.

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.

Flea Markets

Artisan Market in Queens, Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 28, 29, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Greater Ridgewood Youth Council, 59-03 Summerfield St. Contact: Sarah Market, contact@RidgewoodMarket.com, (718) 456-5437, ridgewoodmarket.com.

Autumn Tresure, Bake & Book Sale, Church of the Resurrection, Saturday, Oct. 12, 9:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.; Sunday, Oct. 13, 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 85-09 118 St., Kew Gardens. Preview Sale Friday, Oct. 11, 6-9 p.m., fee: $5.

Traditional Church Bazaar, Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church, Saturday, Sept. 28, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 29, noon-3 p.m. 25-36 37 St., Astoria. Call (718) 726-7870.

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

For Kids

Queens Symphony Orchestra Family Concerts, “Who Stole the Mona Lisa?” film with music, Sunday, Oct. 6, 3 p.m., LeFrak Concert Hall, Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing. Adults: $20; kids 13 and under $10; seniors 65 and up $10. Contact: (718) 793-8080, kupferbergcenter.org.

Wildlife Conservation Society’s Queens Zoo, Flushing, registration for 2013-2014 fall and winter education programs, including teen zoo internship and meeting zoo keepers. Register: (718) 271-7361, queenszoo.com/programs, qzeducation@wcs.org.


LaGuardia Community College, open houses on The Affordable Care Act for Small Business Owners, Monday, Sept. 30; Tuesdays, Oct. 8, 15, 29, 9:30-10:30 a.m. LaGuardia’s B-building at the Small Business Develeopment Center, room B-A02, 30-20 Thompson Ave., Long Island City. RSVP: (718) 482-5439, business_services@lagcc.cuny.edu.

Defensive Driving Course, All Saints’ Church, 214-35 40th Ave., Bayside., Saturday, Oct. 19, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., $50 fee includes course, breakfast & lunch. Call (718) 229-4631.

Defensive Driving Course, American Martyrs R.C. Church of Bayside, sponsored by National Safety Council, Saturday, Oct. 12, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 79-43 Bell Blvd. Fee $45. Call (718) 464-4582.

America’s Boating Course, a boating safety course, Williamsburg Yacht Club, 118-08 29 Ave., College Point. 5-week course, starts Tuesday, Oct. 1, 7:30 p.m. $65. Call Sean Donohoe (718) 565-7952.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Queens/Nassau, Family-to-Family. 12-session class for caregivers of an adult living with mental illness, beginning Monday, Sept. 30, 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m., NS-LIJ Zucker Hillside Hospital, Ambulatory Pavilion, Room 1237. Contact: (718) 347-7284 to register, or namign@aol.com.

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., through 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, Fort Totten, Totten Avenue and Cross Island Parkway, Bayside, Sundays, Sept. 29 and Oct. 20, 8:30 a.m. $65. Pre-registration a must. Call Mike Kaff (917) 952-7014, Ralph Traub (347) 336-5866.


Parents of Children with Special Needs Conference, Saturday, Sept. 28, 10:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m., Christ Tabernacle, 64-34 Myrtle Ave., Glendale, Center for Autism and Related Disorders invites all parents to attend FREE conference. Contact: Stacey Price, s.price@centerforautism.com, (855) 345-2273, centerforautism.com. Free, RSVP required.

After Morsi, Eric Trager, Esther Wagner Fellow at The Washington Institute, speaks about Egypt after Morsi. Monday, Sept. 30, 8 p.m., Hollis Hills Jewish Center, 210-10 Union Tpke, Flushing. Contact: Nancy Morse, office@hollishillsjc.org, (718)776-3500, hollishillsjc.org. Free.

“Quintessential Queens: Celebrating America’s 4th Largest City,” Friday, Oct. 4, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., LeFrak Concert Hall, Music Building, Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing, $20, includes lunch and “Foods and Music of Queens.”


Congresswoman Grace Meng hosts Make It In America, an exhibition of local businesses and American-made products,.Saturday, Sept. 28, 2- 5 p.m., The Shops at Atlas Park, 80-00 Cooper Ave., Glendale. RSVP: Anthony.Lemma@Mail.House.Gov, (718) 445-7860.

Flushing Community Green Job Fair, Friday, Oct. 4, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., St. George’s Church, 135-32 38 Ave., Flushing. Contact: Maple Wu, maple@oneflushing.org, (646) 820-5163. RSVP: greenjobfair.eventbrite.com.


Community Volunteer Day, Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St., Flushing, Sunday, Sept. 29, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Volunteers needed to keep the Garden clean. Contact: Regina Forlenza, rforlenza@queensbotanical.org, (718) 886-3800, queensbotanical.org. Free, RSVP required.

Dry Harbor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Community Health Fair, Sunday, Oct. 6, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Raffles, refreshments, tips on heart-healthy diets. Information on elder care law and estate planning by Nancy Brady, R.N., Esq., 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., 61-35 Dry Harbor Road, Middle Village. Call (718) 565-4200.

Oakland Little Neck Jewish Center: Shabbat Monthly Shabbat Morning Experience, breakfast & Torah discussion, Saturday, Sept. 28, 11:30 a.m., 49-10 Little Neck Pkwy., Little Neck.

Queens Walk To End Alzheimer’s, Sunday, Sept. 29, 9 a.m.-noon, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, 56th Avenue and 11th Street, Flushing. Register: alznyc.org/nyc/walktoendalzheimers/queens.asp#content.

St. John’s Dribble for the Cure, cancer research fundraiser, Saturday, Sept. 28, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m., St. John’s University, 8000 Utopia Pkwy. Contact: dribbleforthecure.com.

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

YWCA Free Evening GED Classes for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, 10 weeks starting Monday, Sept. 30, 42-07 Parsons Blvd., Flushing. Contact: ywcaqueens.org, (718) 353-4553 ex. 25.

Special Events

Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst, hosts: Dance with instructions, Mondays and Fridays from 7:15 p.m.- 8 p.m. $10; Friday Dance Nights, Oct. 5, 12, Nov. 2, 16, 30, 8 p.m.-midnight.

Pumpkin Patch Festival, Saturday, Oct. 5, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. All Saint’s Church, 214-35 40th Ave., Bayside. Call (718) 229-4631.

Oktoberfest, Arts & Crafts Fair, Pumpkin Patch, Saturday, Oct. 5, noon-5 p.m. (rain date Sunday, Oct. 6), Sunnyside Gardens Park, 48-21 39th Ave. Call (718) 672-1555.

The Amazing Maize Maze, Queens County Farm Museum, Saturdays and Sundays thru Oct. 27, 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Adults $9; children ages 4-11, $5; children 3 and under, free. Contact: (718) 347-3276, queensfarm.org.

Bayside Historical Society, 208 Totten Ave., Fort Totten Park, hosts: Oktoberfest at “The Castle.” Sunday October 6, 1 p.m. -6 p.m.; Smithsonia Magazine Museum Day, Saturday, Sept. 28, noon-4 p.m. Museum Day tickets available at baysidehistorical.org. Admission free with ticket. Contact: Susan info@baysidehistorical.org, (718) 352-1548. torical.org.

African Art Exhibit and Sale, The Center For Culture, The Afrikan Poetry Theatre, Saturday, Sept. 28, 4-9 p.m. & Sunday, Sept 29, 3-8 p.m. Contact: (212) 595-9418, afrikapoetrytheatre.org.

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. Contact: (718) 278-1611, s.quatela@stjosephlic.org.

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.


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. Kosher/ nonkosher lunch, 11:30 a.m. $2. Bingo 3 times a week. Adults 60+. 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.

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.; 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. Call Karen (718) 456-2000.

Computer classes, Selfhelp Benjamin Rosenthal Prince St. Senior Center, 45-25 Kissena Blvd., Flushing, starts Monday, Sept. 30. For seniors 60 plus. Call John at (718) 559-4329.

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