OUT & ABOUT IN QUEENS DEC. 9-15
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Merrick Academy-Queens Public Charter
136-25 218th St., Laurelton
9. GINGERBREAD HOUSE DECORATING
A sweet gingerbread house decorating
party for the kids and adults to enjoy
with lots of fun, snacks and a delicious
Christmas-themed cocktail for adults.
The CD Restaurant
217-21 Jamaica Ave., Queens Village
10. ROCKIN’ IN ROCKAWAY HOLIDAY
This family-friendly drag brunch features
food, bottomless drinks, a drag show and
photo opportunities with Santa, hosted by
The Rockaway Hotel
108-10 Rockaway Beach Dr., Rocakway
Noon to 3:30 p.m.
Admission: $20 and up
MONDAY, DEC. 13
11. BLOOD DRIVE
Help your local community by participating
in the New York Blood Center’s blood drive.
Young Israel of Queens Valley
141-55 77th Ave., Flushing
12. PHOTOS WITH SANTA
The magic of the holiday season isn’t
complete until your visit with Santa.
Located on Level 3, this visit with Santa is
free and photo packages are available for
purchase. Reservations are recommended.
10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
90-15 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst
TUESDAY, DEC. 14
13. NYIC CHRISTMAS SHOWCASE
As the year draws to a close, the New
York Irish Center family will celebrate by
showcasing their different classes and
students, with performances in music,
choral singing and dancing. Mulled wine,
soft drinks and light refreshments will be
New York Irish Center
1040 Jackson Ave., Long Island City
14. YULE BALL: HARRY POTTER (BOOK)
Deck the Great Hall with boughs of holly
and test your Harry Potter knowledge at
this special holiday-themed Yule Ball: Harry
Potter (Book) Trivia. There will be five rounds
of trivia, covering all seven books in the Harry
Potter series, with a fun holiday twist.
31-19 Newtown Ave., Astoria
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 15
15. DECEMBER BOOK CLUB AND BOOK
Join in for Ladies First Astoria’s final
book club of the year, where you can read
and discuss “Harlem Shuffle” by Colson
Whitehead. In addition to discussing the book,
they will also have a white elephant-style
book exchange. To participate, bring a new or
gently used wrapped book to the meeting.
33-15 Ditmars Blvd., Astoria
16. TELLING YOUR PROBLEMS
TO STRANGERS: A COMEDY AND
Like Mrs. Maisel, this comedy show features
comedians telling true stories about their
real problems, hosted by Niccolo Aeed.
27-16 23rd Ave., Astoria