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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
Join Astoria Bookshop as Sarah Porter
discusses her new book, “When I
Cast Your Shadow.” In her highly
anticipated standalone novel, Porter
brings readers back to Brooklyn, New
York...this time weaving urban sprawl
with haunting dreamscapes of the
Land of the Dead. 7 to 8 p.m., Astoria
Bookshop, 31-29 31st St., Astoria. For
more information, visit http://www.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15
Looking for a creative idea for a
unique night out with your partner?
Spend your evening with a relaxing
glass of wine and music while combining
your design ideas to create
a one-of-a-kind terrarium for your
shared pleasure. Price of $110 per
couple includes snacks and wine for
you and your date (two people). Class
materials provided to build a terrarium
included. 6 p.m., Luludi Living
Art, 23-07 24th Ave., Astoria. For more
information, visit www.luludi.net.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16
Enjoy some of the city’s best barbecue
and brews at the LIC Flea & Food
Market’s Queens BBQ Smokedown
and Beer Fest this weekend. Saturday
and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., LIC Flea
& Food Market, 5-25 46th Ave., Long
Island City. Purchase tickets at LICFlea.
Join the Jamaica Center for Arts and
Learning for its eighth annual Making
Moves Dance Festival at the Jamaica
Performing Arts Center (JPAC). You’ll
enjoy a free outdoor aft ernoon presentation
and an evening stage presentation,
featuring a commissioned work
by choreographer Gabrielle Lamb
and her Pigeonwing Dance Company.
Evening show is $10. 2 p.m., Jamaica
Performing Arts Center, 153-10 Jamaica
Ave., Jamaica. For ticket information,
visit https://goo.gl/8zg52c or call
718-658-7400, ext. 125.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17
Looking for a day of fun, food and
shopping? Head on over to Myrtle Avenue
in Ridgewood for the Myrtle Avenue
Business Improvement District’s
annual Fall Street Festival. Joe Fuoco
Music Center will provide live music,
the MTA will showcase vintage buses
and the East Coast Car Association will
give guests a look at their classic automobiles.
You’ll also fi nd more than 200
merchants, children’s rides and game
booths. Noon to 6 p.m., Myrtle Avenue
between Forest and Wyckoff avenues.
Ridgewood Market will be holding
its Sunday brunch bazaar featuring
amazing food, gift s and giveaways.
The market has more than 40 curated
vendors in the historic ballroom
of Gottscheer Hall. Customers can
purchase local, artisan and vintage
gift s and even order beer, cocktails,
and German food in the in the German
beer hall. There is live music,
entertainment, raffles, games and
more. Free admission. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.,
Gottscheer Hall, 657 Fairview Ave.,
Ridgewood. For more information,
Explore the history of notable women
buried at Maple Grove Cemetery
with a special walking tour hosted by
the Friends of Maple Grove Cemetery.
Jo-Anne Raskin will lead the tour from
1 to 2:30 p.m. Meet at the Victorian
Administration Building, inside the
gate at Kew Gardens Road and Leff erts
Boulevard. $5 admission (exact cash
please). Free parking on cemetery
grounds. Wear comfortable shoes.
For more information, visit www.
friendsofmaplegrove.org or email
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18
Vocalist Galina Gergel sings classic
Russian songs at the Forest Hills
library dedicated to love and spring
including operettas. She will also sing
songs in other languages dedicated to
the same theme. Galina will be accompanied
on the violin by Eduard Nisimov.
6 to 7 p.m., Forest Hills Library,
108-19 71st Ave. For more information,
In commemoration of Hispanic Heritage
Month, the Archives at Queens
Library is presenting a Photo Exhibit
of Hispanic Culture in the Borough of
Queens. The exhibit will run through
Oct. 15 at the Central Library, located
at 89-11 Merrick Blvd. in Jamaica. For
more information, call 718-990-0700.
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19
Take part in a fi tness walk around
Fort Totten Park in Bayside hosted
by the NYC Parks Department. 9 to 10
a.m., starts at Fort Totten Front Gate,
Totten Road and Cross Island Parkway,
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20
Take in a classic fi lm at the Windsor
Park Library every Wednesday
through October. This week’s feature
is “The Age of Innocence,” the 1993
Martin Scorsese adaptation of the
Edith Wharton novel starring Daniel
Day-Lewis, Michelle Pfeiff er and Winona
Ryder. 1 to 3 p.m., Windsor Park
Library, 79-50 Bell Blvd., Bayside. For
more information, call 718-468-8300.
Kids of all ages will have plenty of reasons to put on their happy faces during
“Smile on Maspeth Day” this Sunday. Hosted by Maspeth Federal Savings
bank, the annual celebration includes rides, arts and craft s, entertainment,
games, prizes and a photo booth. Free admission, rain or shine. 11 a.m. to 4
p.m., Maspeth Federal Savings Bank main offi ce parking lot, 56-18 69th St.,
Maspeth. For more information, visit maspethfederal.com or call 718-335-1300.
• GLENDALE ALANON, a program
for families and friends of alcoholics,
meets every Tuesday night at Trinity
Reformed Church, Palmetto Street
and 60th Place, Ridgewood, Beginners
meet at 7:30 p.m., followed by the regular
meeting at 8:10 p.m.
• 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 aff ected 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,
• 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 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,
• 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.