OCTOBER 13 – 19, 2016 WWW.QNS.COM 26 RIDGEWOOD TIMES COMMUNITY CALENDAR COUNSELING PROGRAMS • GLENDALE ALANON, a program for families and friends of alcoholics, meets every Wednesday 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 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. YOUTH ACTIVITIES • 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. • BOY SCOUT TROOP 119 meets every Tuesday from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at St. Margaret Parish Center, 80th Street off Juniper Valley Road, Middle Village. Boys ages 11 to 17 are welcome. • 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. ONGOING SENIOR PROGRAMS • RIDGEWOOD OLDER ADULT CENTER, 59-14 70th Ave., FREE PUMPKINS IN MIDDLE VILLAGE. Come pick up a free pumpkin for Halloween from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Kevin Spann Allstate agency, 64-77 Dry Harbor Road, Middle Village. Free face painting for the kids and other fun stuff . For more information, call 718-381-1400. 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 718-429-3636. • MIDDLE VILLAGE ADULT CENTER, 69-10 75th St., holds arts and craft s at 10 a.m.; Sit and Be Fit exercise at 1 p.m.; and Tai-Chi Chuan at 10:15 a.m. daily. 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, call 718-896-8751. • SUNNYSIDE SENIOR CENTER, 43-31 39th St., holds programs daily. Call 718-392-6944 for more information. ATTENTION: Want to see your event on this page? Post it on QNS.com! It’s never been easier to submit an event in our Community Calendar. Become a registered member FOR FREE at www.qns. com, then visit the Events page, click the “Add Event” button at left , complete the form and click “Post Event.” You can even post a photo or a fl ier of your event. It takes only a couple of minutes to complete, and it’s absolutely FREE! We’ll select entries on our QNS. com Events page and include them in our Community Calendar every week in the Ridgewood Times and Times Newsweekly. Let all of Queens know what’s going on by posting it today on QNS.com! THURSDAY, OCT. 13 Help Save A Life: Learn CPR @ Maspeth Public Library. The FDNY Mobile CPR unit is off ering FREE on-site training for adults by providing CPR awareness and hands-on participation on cardiopulmonary resuscitation skills. Preregistration is required by calling or signing up at the library or online @ www.queenslibrary. org/events. FRIDAY, OCT. 14 Finback Brewery. Have a drink at the brewery in Ridgewood! Enjoy beer and good conversation with new people at this event. Bring a snack and bring a friend! The tastings will be going on from 5PM- 10PM at 78-1 77th Ave in Ridgewood, NY! For tours, call 718-628-8600. SATURDAY, OCT. 15 Halloween-themed Bazaar @ Gottscheer Hall. What better way to enjoy the Halloween season than to attend the Halloween Night Bazaar. With an array of food, drink, and vendors, the bazaar will defi nitely get you in the holiday spirit. This event is from 5PM-11PM and is FREE. It will be located at 657 Fairview Avenue in Ridgewood, NY at Gottscheer Hall. To RSVP, go to fb .com/ events/1786724611542732. Social Dance @ Forest Hills Public Library. This adult class will learn a line and ballroom dances. Get social without the awkward small-talk by dancing and having fun. It will be from 10:15AM-1:15PM. Registration is not required. Lorimoto Art Gallery @ Lorimoto. This former knitting factory is devoted to showing Lorimoto’s art and furniture work as well as curating shows and events. It will be from 1PM-6PM. SUNDAY, OCT. 16 Bring Your Own Vinyl @ Queens Tavern. This free event calls to BYOV (Bring Your Own Vinyl) with Steve at the Tavern. There will be music, drinks, and dancing starting at 8PM. Big Big Wednesday w/ Greta (Frankie Cosmos), Mega Bog @ Trans Pecos. Listen to the intense readings by Leslie Allison, Greg Jackson, and Haley Rene Thompson. Music will be accompanied by Greta from Frankie Cosmos and Mega Bog. The event will be from 8PM-11:30PM. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at TicketFly. Sunday Dinner @ 1882 Woodbine. Come out to Woodbine for supper and socializing. Woodbine hosts an open Dinner every Sunday for people to meet and mingle. Food prepping and cooking begins at 7:30PM but bringing a dish contribution is encouraged. Suggested donations is $5. MONDAY, OCT. 17 TAI CHI @ Woodside Public Library. Practice tai chi with instructor Terelle Netelle. This beginner class will help to increase your health and well-being by understanding the fi ve elements of qigong and the fi ve sequences of tai chi forms. The event will be from 2:15PM- 3:30PM. Registration is not required. Mother Goose @ Ridgewood Public Library. Children ages 6 to 18 months are encouraged to join the Ridgewood Public Library for nursery rhymes, books, and singing. This FREE event will be held from 11AM-11:30AM. Caregivers must be present. TUESDAY, OCT. 18 Karaoke Tuesdays @ Ridgewood Ale House. Sing along to your favorite tunes in front of a supportive live audience. Karaoke night will off er drinks, food, and dancing so you don’t want to miss out. It can be a night to remember. It will begin at 9PM. WEDNESDAY, OCT. 19 Compost Your Food Scraps @ Food Scrap Drop-Off . Keep Earth clean while being restorative by turning your food scraps into resources that nourishes the city’s soils. Donate your fruit and vegetable waste and they will be composted at the Queens Botanical Garden. The sidewalk kiosk will be accepting waste for compost between 8AM-10AM on Fresh Pond Road between Madison Ave and Putnam Ave. For more information on what can be donated, go to queensbotanical.org/Education/compost. ShapeUp NYC: Yoga for Adults @ Ridgewood Library. Relax and rehabilitate your mind, body, and soul with ShapeUp NYC’s Yoga. Participation is at a fi rst come, fi rst serve basis so space is limited. The session will be from 5PM-6PM. THURSDAY, OCT. 20 Autumn Painting Party @ Woodhaven Public Library. Want to explore your artistic side while being social at the same time? Join the Woodhaven Public Library for an autumn themed painting party where you will be acrylic painting on canvas. Light refreshments will be served. Registration is not required.
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