24 SEPTEMBER 13, 2018 RIDGEWOOD TIMES WWW.QNS.COM
THURSDAY, SEPT. 13
Does your child feel stressed and
need to relax? Take them to the Queens
Library! From 1 to 2 p.m., come to the
Crayon Club, where students from pre-K
to fi ft h grade can come aft er school for
some fun and relaxing coloring! Pre-K
children must be accompanied by their
guardian. Come to the Queens Library
in Ridgewood, 20-12 Madison St. Registration
is not required.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 14
Do you like to dance? Come enjoy
traditional brass band music from
Lima, Peru, at a dance party! There will
be a cocktail reception at 6 p.m., dance
lessons at 7 p.m., and the party offi cially
starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $16/$10 for
members and students and free for teens.
Tickets include the reception as well as
the concert. This event will be at Flushing
Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
Having trouble with anxiety, stress,
depression and anger? Then head to
the Queens Library for help with your
struggles. The Recovery International
meeting is held to help people fi nd a
way to cope with their problems from
3:45 to 5:30 p.m. This meeting is in the
Queens Library in Forest Hills, 108-19
71st Ave., Forest Hills. No registration
SATURDAY, SEPT. 15
Have a family-fun fi lled day at the
carnival! Come to the Richmond Hill
Block Association Park Fair! The fair
includes food, games, vendors, rides,
music, a fl ea market and more! The
Park Fair runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
in Forest Park at the Buddy Monument,
Myrtle Avenue and Park Lane South.
Admission is free.
Have unwanted electronics lying
around that you can’t throw away? Recycle
them! Bring working or nonworking
computers, printers, fax machines,
video game consoles, VCRs, TVs and
phones to New Life Fellowship Church,
82-10 Queens Blvd., between 10 a.m. and
4 p.m. This event is hosted by the Lower
East Side Ecology Center. For more
information, visit lesecologycenter.org.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 16
Come celebrate fall at the Autumn
Rose Celebration! From noon until 5:30
p.m., take a tour of the QBG, make a craft ,
enjoy music by Mar Salá and more!
There will also be a watercolor workshop
with artist Chemin Hsiao from 2
to 4 p.m. Registration is required for
workshop; tickets are $18 for members
and $20 for non-members. All other
listed activities are free with garden
admission. The Queens Botanical Garden
is located at 43-50 Main St., Flushing.
The Queens Museum is at it again!
On the third Sunday of every month,
the Queens Museum is holding a
free Museum Explorers Workshop
that is geared toward children with
disabilities, including those on the
autism spectrum. All instructions
and materials will be provided free of
charge by the ArtAccess program, and
the workshop will be led by a licensed
art therapist. This workshop is located
at the Queens Museum, New York City
Building, Flushing Meadows Corona
Park, from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Call 718-
592-9700 for more information.
MONDAY, SEPT. 17
Do you have a project that you want
to work on, but don’t have a sewing
machine? Then, head to the Queens
Library to get started! From 10 a.m. to
1 p.m., the Queens Library is providing
sewing machines and accessories to
bring your creation to live. You must
bring own project and fabric. Registration
is not required, but space is limited.
This event is for adults 18 and over only.
Come to the Queens Library at Jamaica
(Central Library), 89-11 Merrick Blvd.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 18
Meet a local author at The Astoria
Bookshop! Suzi Siegel will be talking
about her book, “Tiny New York: The
Smallest Things in the Big City,” from
7 to 8 p.m. Born in the Bronx and living
in Queens, the author writes about the
small things that make New York what it
is. This event is at The Astoria Bookshop,
31-29 31st St. No registration required.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 19
Lend a hand and join the NYC Compost
Project! From 9 a.m. to noon, learn
to grow healthy crops and to foster a
farm ecosystem. This project provides
multiple tasks like processing food
scraps, building a compost pile, harvesting,
plant activities and more!
Volunteers must be at least 16 years
old to participate. Admission is free
with Garden Admission; adults pay $6,
children (between ages 4 to 12) pay $2.
The project is set at the Queens Botanical
Garden, 43-50 Main St. For more
information, visit queensbotanical.org.
Make plans now to attend the Myrtle Avenue Business Improvement District’s
annual street festival on Sunday, Sept. 23, in the heart of Ridgewood.
The fair takes place from noon until 6 p.m. along Myrtle Avenue between
Wyckoff and Forest Avenues. More than 200 merchants will participate
in the festival, which features children’s rides, game booths, live music,
vintage buses from the MTA and antique and custom cars on display from
the East Coast Car and Rivera Owners Associations.
• ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
meets every Tuesday at 8 p.m. at
Grace Lutheran Church, 21st Avenue
and 32nd Street, Astoria. For
more information, call 718-520-5021.
• NAR-ANON, a self-help support
group for those affected by
a loved one’s drug abuse, meets
every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in
the basement of the Church of the
Gardens, 50 Ascan Ave., Forest
Hills. For more information, call
• MASPETH TOWN HALL hosts a
monthly bereavement group every
second Wednesday of the month
from 2:30 to 4 p.m., 53-37 72nd St.,
Maspeth. Light refreshments and
handouts will be provided. For
more information, call 718-335-6049.
• ST. MARGARET TROOP 119 meets
every Tuesday from 7 to 9:15 p.m. at St.
Margaret Parish Hall, 66-05 79th Place,
Middle Village. For more information,
• BOY SCOUT TROOP 28 meets every
Friday at 7 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran
Church, 86-20 114th St., Richmond Hill.
All boys ages 10 1/2 to 17 are welcome.
For information, call 718-478-5747.
• SUNNYSIDE DRUM CORPS meets
every Tuesday at 6 p.m. at All Saints
Church, 43-12 46th St., one block off
Queens Boulevard, Sunnyside. Boys
and girls ages 7 to 17 are invited
to join. For more information, call
• CUB SCOUT TROOP 106 meets
every Friday from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at
Trinity Lutheran Church, 81st Street
between Penelope Avenue and Juniper
Boulevard South, Middle Village. For
more information, email communications.
• CUB SCOUT PACK 383 meets every
Wednesday from 7 to 8 p.m. at St.
Pancras Pfeifer Hall, Myrtle Avenue
and 68th Street, Glendale. For more
information, call 718-938-2073.
• RIDGEWOOD OLDER ADULT
CENTER, 59-14 70th Ave., Ridgewood,
welcomes new members 60 years
of age and older every weekday. For
more information, call 718-456-2000.
• RIDGEWOOD-BUSHWICK SENIOR
CENTER, 319 Stanhope St., Bushwick,
holds various programs every day. Call
718-366-3083 for more information.
• PETER CARDELLA SENIOR CENTER,
68-52 Fresh Pond Road, Ridgewood,
holds breakfast and lunch every weekday,
as well as a variety of programs. For
more information, call 718-497-2908.
• SELF-HELP MASPETH SENIOR
CENTER, 69-61 Grand Ave., holds
beading, jewelry and other programs
daily. Hot lunch served at noon. Transportation
available. For details, call
• MIDDLE VILLAGE ADULT CENTER,
69-10 75th St., off ers recreation and fi tness
classes, including zumba, yoga and computers.
Daily transportation, bingo and
hot lunches. Scheduled bus trips available.
Free membership for adults 60+.
For more information, call 718-894-3441.
• REGO PARK SENIOR CENTER,
93-29 Queens Blvd., holds a variety of
programs every day. For more information,
• SUNNYSIDE SENIOR CENTER, 43-
31 39th St., holds programs daily. Call
718-392-6944 for more information.