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THURSDAY, SEPT. 20
Make sure your kids are healthy
this school year! Pediatrician Dr.
Rachel Brozinsky will discuss recommended
exams and healthy eating as
well as answer parent questions at
Back to School in Good Health. This
free event is at 4 p.m. at the Long Island
City YMCA, 32-23 Queens Blvd. For
more information, call 800-968-7637 or
Come celebrate the 10-year anniversary
of the classic album “Dear Science”
by TV on the Radio! Enjoy the popular
band live in concert at the Knockdown
Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave. Doors open
at 8 p.m. and the show starts at 9 p.m.
This event is for adults ages 18 and
older. Tickets can be purchased on the
Knockdown Center’s website for $45.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 21
Experience two dance groups in one
night! Nicole Colbert Dance/Theatre
will explore the idea of home in “where
have you been, where are you going?”
while Logos Dance Collective will
combine dance, live music and spoken
word as they present “Curved Spacetimes:
Where Friedrich Nietzsche
Meets Virginia Woolf.” Performances
are on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. at
Green Space, 37-24 24th St., Long Island
City. Advanced tickets are $17 online at
purchased at the door are $20 with a
$2 additional charge for credit cards.
Ever wonder about the puppets you
see on TV and in movies? Here’s your
chance to go behind the scenes! Come
to Monitor Night with Puppet Kitchen
to try out puppeteering for yourself
with special guest Paul McGinnis! All
are welcome; children under 12 must
be accompanied by an adult. This event
is from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Museum of the
Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria.
Tickets are available online for $25
or $15 for museum members.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 22
Do you love food? Come to “A Taste
of Glendale and Queens,” a showcase
dinner featuring many great local
restaurants! Experience specialty
dishes, beverages and desserts from
6 to 8 p.m. at Sacred Heart’s school
auditorium, 216-01 38th Ave. Adults
are $25 in advance, $30 at the door, and
children from fi rst to eighth grade are
$10. For tickets call Mario Mitarotonda
at 718-440-534, Stacie Kruk at 646-256-
3847, or Kerrie Hansen at 718-809-5281.
Celebrate the fi rst day of fall with
Art in the Garden Day! Learn how to
prepare your garden for fall and winter
with the QBG Farm & Compost staff
from noon to 1:30 p.m. Make some art
with the Art Bus Project between noon
and 5 p.m. Press fl owers and learn about
herbs between 2 and 4 p.m. Registration
required for fl ower pressing and preparing
your garden for fall workshops,
but drop-ins are welcome depending
on availability. All of these events are
included with admission to Queens Botanical
Garden, 43-50 Main St., Flushing.
Come to a free family event for
fun health and wellness activities!
Mount Sinai Queens LIC Family Day
will include giveaways, music, health
screenings, food, yoga, dance and more!
The event runs from noon to 3 p.m. at
LIC Landing by COFFEED at Hunters
Point Park South, 52-10 Center Blvd. For
more information, call 800-968-7637 or
go to www.mountsinai.org/msqevents.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 23
Celebrate Jewish New Year with
music! The Israeli based vocal group
Kol Esperanza will be performing
Jewish classics as well as American,
Israeli and Broadway favorites. The
concert is at 2 p.m. at the Queensborough
Performing Arts Center, 222-05
56th Ave., Bayside. Tickets can be
purchased on the QPAC website for
$40 to $50 depending on location.
MONDAY, SEPT. 24
Want your child to grow up speaking
two languages? Bring them to
Bilingual Baby Storytime at the
Queens Library! This event includes
songs and stories in both English and
Spanish. Storytime is recommended
for babies ages 0 to 24 months. This
program runs from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m.
at the library in Corona, 38-23 104th St.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 25
Getting married? Come see the latest
trends in weddings at Russo’s Fall 2018
Bridal Showcase! Meet event planning
resources, enjoy refreshments, and
view fl oral designs, invitations, bridal
gowns and more! Tickets are free for
Russo’s brides and $25 for all others in
advance, $40 at the door. This event is
at 6:30 p.m. at Russo’s on the Bay, 162-
45 Cross Bay Blvd., Howard Beach. For
more information call 718-843-5055 or
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 26
Have an opinion on art censorship?
Come to the library’s event “Banned Art
— You Be the Judge!” to view and talk
about works that have been defaced,
removed or destroyed because of their
content. View pieces by such artists as
Michalangelo, Manet, Chagal, Picasso
and others. This event is from 1 to 2 p.m.
at the Rego Park branch library, 91-41
63rd Dr. No registration required.
Enjoy the fi rst Sunday of autumn at Myrtle Avenue Business Improvement
District’s annual street festival on 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 718-786-4141.
• 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
• 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 718-429-3636.
• 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.