24 SEPTEMBER 27, 2018 RIDGEWOOD TIMES WWW.QNS.COM
THURSDAY, SEPT. 27
The change of season doesn’t have to
go by unnoticed. Commemorate this fall
with an evening of cocktails and craft s
at the Queens Botanical Garden. From 6
to 8 p.m., come create handmade harvest
garlands while being served cocktails.
This indoors workshop will take place
at 43-50 Main St., Flushing. Participants
can only be 21 years or older. Tickets are
$20 for members and $25 for non-members.
Registration is available online on
their website at queensbotanical.org,
but walk-ins are welcome. For more
information call 718-886 - 3800.
Create an exhibition at the New York
Hall of Science. Children can enjoy an
interactive workshop that teaches
them how to uncover patterns and ask
questions. The free event includes a
dinner. Museum Makers takes place
from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at 47-01 111th St.
Pre-registration is required and can
be done over the phone at 718-683-0366.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 28
Banned Books Week is in full swing.
Read and discuss your favorite banned
book with hopes of winning a prize. This
event hosted at the Woodhaven library
is free and does not require registration.
The book discussion takes place from 10
a.m. to 6 p.m. at 85-41 Forest Pkwy. For
more information call 718-849-1010.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 29
Take a music history tour around East
Elmhurst. The tour will take place at
various sites that impacted jazz history.
Come learn something new at the Jazz
Tracks Fall Walking Tour, about music
greats like Ella Fitzgerald and her adventures
in East Elmhurst. The Corona East
Elmhurst Historic Preservation Society
is hosting a jazz-themed walking tour
from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Ticket prices are $40
for members and $45 for non-members.
Children above the age of 9 are welcome
to attend. Ticket prices cover the cost of
transportation to various locations as
well as the lunch that will be served on
the tour. Seats are limited. Tickets can
be purchased online at ceephs.org or by
mail at P.O. Box 690304, East Elmhurst,
NY 11369. For more information go to
ceephs.org or call 803-851-5631.
Spend the morning with Dr. Seuss
learning about nature. The Alley Pond
Environmental Center will be hosting
another Toddler Tales class from 10:30
a.m. to noon. The jam-packed morning
event will be perfect for little ones aged
3 to 4 years old with parent participation.
Parents can join in with their toddlers
as they make craft s, go on nature
walks and read the classic Dr. Seuss
book “Ten Apples Up On Top.” There
will also be opportunities to interact
with animals at the environmental
center. The weekend class is located at
the Alley Pond Environmental Center at
228-06 Northern Blvd. The tuition price
for the class is $15 for members and $21
for non-members. Bring the colorful
world of Dr. Seuss to a new generation
of young learners. Tickets can be purchased
online at alleypond.com. Seats
are limited to eight participants. For
more information call 718-229-4000.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 30
Be transported through time by
acclaimed American folk music. The
Queensborough Performing Arts Center
will be putting on a concert called
“The Lonesome Traveler: The Roots of
American Folk Music.” This experience
spans from the 1920s all the way up to
1970s, playing hits from famous folk
musicians such as Woody Guthrie
and Bob Dylan. This musical turned
concert takes place at 3 p.m. with guest
star Noel Paul Stookey, a legendary
member of “Peter, Paul and Mary.” The
performance is located at 222-05 Sixth
Ave. on the Queensborough Community
college campus. Ticket prices range
from $35 to $42. They can be purchased
online at qcc.cuny.edu/qpac. For more
information call 718-631-6311.
MONDAY, OCT. 1
Learn Chinese folk dance for the
fi rst time or the 50th. This free adult
class is for adults of all levels of chinese
folk dance. The dance workshop
takes place from 10:30 a.m. to noon at
the Elmhurst library. The library is
located at 86-06 Broadway. For more
information call 718-271-1020.
TUESDAY, OCT. 2
The Village Voice will speak once more.
Listen to a panel discussion that celebrates
the legacy of the late magazine that helped
impact fi lm in New York. The discussion
will take place at the Museum of the Moving
Image at 7 p.m. The ticket prices is $7
for members and $10 for non-members.
The museum is located at 36-01 35th Ave.
For more information,call 718-777-6888
or visit their website at movingimage.us.
Listen to live musical performances
by the Spanish Love Songs. The band
will be performing at the Trans-Pecos
located at 915 Wyckoff Ave. in Ridgewood.
The event takes place from 8 to
11:30 p.m. Tickets purchased in advance
are $10 while tickets bought at the door
are $12. For more information, visit
their website at thetranspecos.com.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 3
Participate in the Fringe Festival
with events taking place all over the
city. “Bright is the Ring of Words” will
be on show at the the Jamaica Center
for Arts and Learning from 7 to 8:30
p.m. The tickets are $22 and they can
be purchased on eventbrite.com. The
center is at 161-04 Jamaica Ave. For more
information, call 728-658-7400.
Dance salsa with the Queens Museum. The free class teaches the basics of
salsa dance while incorporating stories about Hispanic heritage throughout
the workshop. No registration is required for the family-friendly event.
The workshop takes place from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 30, at
the Queens Museum inside of Flushing Meadows Corona Park. For more
information call 718-592-9700, or visit their website at queensmuseum.org.
• 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 800-984-0066.
• 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
• 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,
• 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
• 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.