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The tagline for “Deathtrap,” an Ira Levin comedy-thriller the Douglaston Community Theatre troupe will stage starting Nov. 8, is “Some playwrights would kill for another hit!” Uh-oh. Performing are Dawn Bianco, left, Danny Leonard and Joe Pepe, along with Sherry Mandery and Ken Cohn, not seen here. See Theatre.


Paintings by Eric Scott Horn, with works by the artist and archaeologist often relating to ancient myths, gods and goddesses, in a display dedicated to archaeologist Major Charles Cook, interred at Maple Grove Cemetery. Through mid-Nov., The Center at Maple Grove, 127-15 Kew Gardens Road, Kew Gardens. Free. Info: (347) 878-6614,

“Diplomacy,” with works by 11 international artists responding to the architecture and Cold War history of Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall, along with photos, plans and other ephemera related to it. Through Fri., Nov. 22, Dr. M.T. Geoffrey Yeh Art Gallery, Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall, St. John’s University, 8000 Utopia Pkwy., Jamaica. Free. Info: (718) 990-7476,

“Honoring Your Vision,” with about 30 paintings and photos by nine artists on what is in front of us but may be overlooked, including “Then and Now” images of historical area architecture by Cheryl Cuddeback. Through Fri., Nov. 29, Red Pipe CafÈ, 71-60 Austin St., Forest Hills. Free. Info: (718) 224-8359.

“Survivance and Sovereignty on Turtle Island: Engaging with Contemporary Native American Art,” with works by 16 artists from across North America, called Turtle Island by some indigenous peoples. Through Thu., May 21, 2020, Kupferberg Holocaust Center, Queensborough Community College, 222-05 56 Ave., Bayside. Free. Info: (718) 281-5770,


“A Chinese Lady,” a work in progress piece for two challenging the grandiose presentation typical of Chinese classical dance and returning to the poetry of body movement. Thu., Nov. 14, 7 p.m., Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd. Free. Info: (718) 463-7700, Courtesy photo


“Atmospheres”: Queens College Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra Concert, with works by Tchaikovsky, Toro Takemitsu and Leif Segerstam. Fri., Nov. 8, 7:30 p.m., LeFrak Concert Hall at Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing. Free; donation suggested. Info: (718) 997-3800,

The Summit: The Manhattan Transfer Meets Take 6, with the longtime pop performers and soulful a cappella group in a unique collaboration. Sat., Nov. 9, 8 p.m., Colden Auditorium, Queens College, 153-49 Reeves Ave., Flushing. $35-$65. Info: (718) 793-0923,

Los Kjarkas, the Andean folk music band from Bolivia that was founded in 1965 and has performed around the world. Sun., Nov. 10, 8 p.m., Colden Auditorium, Queens College, 153-49 Reeves Ave., Flushing. $49-$149. Info: (718) 793-0923,

Baroque and Beyond: Songs of Love and Loss, with music spanning four centuries that chronicles the human condition from both male and female composers’ views, from cantata to cabaret, by Musica Reginae. Sat., Nov. 16, 2 p.m., The Church-in-the-Gardens, 50 Ascan Ave., Forest Hills. $20; $10 students; free kids under 12. Info: (718) 894-2178,

Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra, with works by Weber, Beethoven, Borodin and Strauss Jr.. Sun., Nov. 17, 2 p.m., Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd. $5; $3 seniors. Info: (718) 374-1627,


“Sesame Street”: The Premiere, a screening of the first episode of the beloved children’s show, 50 years to the day after it aired, with three people involved appearing in person. Sun., Nov. 10, 2 p.m., Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35 Ave., Astoria. $15; $11 seniors, students; $9 kids 3-17; includes museum admission. Info: (718) 777-6888, Street Workshop


“Deathtrap,” the comedy-thriller about a playwright apparently willing to kill to have a hit, by Douglaston Community Theatre. Fri.-Sat., Nov. 8-9, 15-16 and 22-23, 8 p.m.; Sun., Nov. 17, 2:30 p.m.; and Sat., Nov. 23, 2 p.m., Zion Episcopal Church, Church Street off Douglaston Pkwy., 243-01 Northern Blvd. $19; $17 seniors, students. Info: (718) 482-3332,

“Gloria,” an “eye-opening commentary” about the media’s handling of personal tragedy focused on a group of editorial assistants at an NYC magazine, by the Queens College Dept. of Drama, Theatre and Dance. Thu.-Fri., Nov. 7-8, 7 p.m.; Sat., Nov. 9, 8 p.m.; Sun., Nov. 10, 3 p.m., Goldstein Theatre at Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing. $18; $11 seniors; $5 all Fri., Nov. 1 only. Info: (718) 793-8080,

“Getting Married,” the George Bernard Shaw comedy about wedded life, with all its ups and downs, by The Gingerbread Players. Sat., Nov. 9 and 16, 7:30 p.m.; Sun., Nov. 10 and 17, 2:30 p.m., St. Luke’s Church, 85 Greenway S., Forest Hills. $15; $12 each in groups of six or more. Info: (718) 268-7772,

“Marguerite,” a musical tale of love, inclusion and living life without walls based on the life of Canada’s first female saint, Marguerite Bourgeoys, by the Astoria Performing Arts Center. Fri., Nov. 8-Sat., Nov. 23, various dates and times, Church of the Redeemer, 30-14 Crescent St., Astoria. $25; $20 seniors, students. Info: (718) 706-5750,

“Gypsy,” the musical based on the memoirs of striptease artist Gypsy Rose Lee, focusing on her mother, Rose, known as the ultimate show biz mother, by Theatre By The Bay. Sat., Nov. 9. 16 and 23, 8 p.m.; Sun., Nov. 10, 17 and 24, 3 p.m., Bay Terrace Garden Jewish Center, 1300 209 St. $25; $22 seniors 62 and over, kids 12 and under; $2 more at door. Info: (718) 428-6363,

“Newsies,” the musical based on the 1992 film and inspired by the newsboy strike of 1899, by Royal Star Theatre. Fri.-Sat., Nov. 8-9, 8 p.m.; Sun. Nov. 10, 3 p.m., Immaculate Conception Church, 179-14 Dalny Road, Jamaica Estates. $20; $17 seniors over 64, kids under 12; $2 more at door. Info: (610) 322-8498,

“Painted Alice — The Musical,” an adaptation of “Alice in Wonderland” for adults, about an artist who falls through her canvas into a dark and comical world. Through Sun., Dec. 1, various dates and times, The Plaxall Gallery, 5-25 46 Ave., Long Island City. $25-$45. Info: (347) 848-0030,


A Journey Around the World: Germany’s Influence on New York, with video and presentation by Yorkville/Kleindeutschland historian Kathy Jolowicz on Germany’s history and influence from the 17th century to the 1960s; part of a series on various nations. Sat., Nov. 9, 3 p.m., St. Michael’s Cemetery, 72-02 Astoria Blvd., East Elmhurst. Free. Info: (718) 278-3240,

Book talk: “In the Shadows at Newtown Creek,” with photographer and Newtown Creek Alliance historian Mitch Waxman discussing his book of photos taken around the waterway and the area’s history, industry and environmental challenges. Thu., Nov. 14, 6:30 p.m., Roosevelt Island Library, 524 Main St. Free. Info: (212) 688-4836, Mitch Waxman

Book talk and signing: “Abandoned Queens,” with photographer and author Richard Panchyk on his photo book of buildings and places left behind, such as Flushing Airport, Edgemere and more; hosted by the Greater Astoria Historical Society. Thu., Nov. 14, 7 p.m., Rocco Moretto VFW Post 2348, 31-35 41 St., Astoria. $5; books available for purchase. Info: (718) 278-0700,

Giuseppe Petrosino: Saluting an Italian American Crime Fighter, with “Italian Americans in Law Enforcement” author Anne T. Romano discussing the pioneering cop who worked undercover against organized crime and became the only NYPD officer killed on duty outside the U.S. Tue., Nov. 12, 7-9 p.m., Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst. Free. Info: (718) 478-3100,

Let’s Talk Democracy: Can Democracy Survive?, a civics education series led by Queens College political science professor and Taft Institute for Government Co-director Michael Krasner, with presentations and question-and-answer sessions. Wed., Nov. 13; Thu., Nov. 21, 6-7:30 p.m., Forest Hills Library, 108-19 71 Ave. Free. Info: (718) 268-7934,


World’s Fair Bike Tour, a beginner-friendly ride to sites from the 1939-40 and 1964-65 extravaganzas in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, led by park docents. Sun., Nov. 10, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., meeting near the Unisphere. Free. Info: (212) 870-2080,

Life and Art Along the L Train, an exploration of a route that has stimulated the movement of artists and gentrification, with looks at transforming neighborhoods from the West Village to Ridgewood, led by Queens Boro Historian Jack Eichenbaum. Mon., Nov. 11, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., meeting outside the subway entrance at 14 St. and 8 Ave., Manhattan. $49. Info/registration (required): (718) 961-8406,,

Winter Waterfowl Workshop, a hike around the East and West ponds to view birds such as the canvasback duck, right, geese and more, after a slide presentation, led by American Littoral Society Northeast Chapter President Don Riepe. Sat., Nov. 16, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Center, 175-10 Cross Bay Blvd., Broad Channel. Free. Info/registration: (718) 474-0896,, Photo by Rodney Campbell / Flickr


Vintage Car Show, with classic and antique rides, presented by the Long Island Sound Region of the Classic Car Club of America and the Bayside Historical Society. Sun., Nov. 10, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., the Castle, 208 Totten Ave., Fort Totten. Free. Info: (718) 352-1548,

Wildlife Weekend, with family fun including pony rides, hayrides, farmhouse tours, the Frogs, Bugs & Animals Show, “Moogician” Todd Charles, and more. Sat.-Sun., Nov. 9-10, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park. $12; $15 at door. Info: (718) 347-3276,

Veterans Day Celebration, with the placing of a floral wreath to honor those who gave their lives for the country, near the 101st anniversary of Armistice Day, later Veterans Day, by Knights of Columbus Morris Park Council 566 and other groups. Sat., Nov. 9, 3 p.m., Buddy Monument, 108 St. and Park Lane S., Richmond Hill. Info: Joseph Cullina, (516) 974-2449.


Fall Fest, with attendees making apple cider and candied apples, decorating pumpkins and more. Sat., Nov. 9, 2:30-4:30 p.m., Queens Historical Society, Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37 Ave., Flushing. $5 per child; adults, kids under 2 free. Info: (718) 939-0647,


Flea Market, with Christmas gifts and decorations and new and used jewelry, collectibles, clothes, household items and more; breakfast and lunch available for purchase. Sat., Nov. 9, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst. Info: (718) 478-3100,


Holy Family Catholic Academy Annual Treasure Sale, with new and old items, food and refreshments. Sat., Nov. 9, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., Nov. 10, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 74-15 175 St. (Utopia Parkway and 75 Ave.), Flushing. Info: (718) 969-2124,

St. Nicholas of Tolentine Church Flea Market, outdoors, with 160 vendors. Sat.-Sun.,Nov. 8-9, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Union Tpke. and Parsons Blvd.-150 St., Jamaica. Info: (718) 969-3226.


Woodhaven/Richmond Hill Senior Center, with arts and crafts, knitting, Wii bowling, education and more. Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., lunch at 12 p.m. Strength/stretching exercise class every Mon., 1 p.m.; yoga class every Thu., 10 a.m.; Zumba every Fri. 89-02 91 St., Woodhaven. Info: (718) 847-9200.

Middle Village Adult Center, 69-10 75 St., offers daily fitness classes for seniors:aerobics to music, lower-body toning, chair yoga, sit and be fit, Zumba, qi gong and tai chi; multimedia and watercolor painting, every Thu. and Fri.; friendly book, movie and poetry club, Wed., 1-2 p.m. monthly. Center open Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Call: (718) 894-3441.

Medicare specialist consultations, by appointment, every other Wed., 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Catholic Charities Bayside Senior Center, 221-15 Horace Harding Expwy. Info: (718) 225-1144.


Free peer-led community mental health group, held by Recovery International. Each Thu., 6-7:45 p.m., Howard Beach Library, 92-06 156 Ave. Info: Certified Peer Specialist Holly Weiss, (347) 906-1260.

Gam-Anon is a 12-step program for families of someone with a gambling problem. Call hot line (212) 606-8177.

Bereavement groups for assistance dealing with loss and the process towards healing, with others experiencing similar situations. Central Queens YM & YWHA, 67-09 108 St., Forest Hills. Registration req’d. Info: (718) 268-5011, ext. 160,

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