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Auditorium, 153-49 Reeves Ave., Flushing.
12 Edmar Castaneda Quartet will
be performing with special
guest Gregoire Maret. Castaneda has reinvented
harp performance for this century.
Gregoire Maret is one of the most sought-after
harmonica players in the world. This
event will be a Colombian and Afro-Swiss
combination that cannot be missed. Tickets
range from $25-40. 3 p.m., LeFrak Concert
Hall, 153-49 Reeves Ave., Flushing.
14 Two-time Tony Award-winner
Brian Stokes Mitchell will be
swinging his way through Queens performing
hits and songs from his upcoming
album “Plays with Music.” Joined
by a live band, his three-decade Broadway
career will be explored through glorious
songs of hope, humanity and joy. Go to visitqpac.
org for more information and tickets.
3 p.m., Queensborough Performing Arts
Center, 222-05 56th St., Bayside.
15 Historian and trained interpreter
Cheyney McKnight of Not
Your Momma’s History is giving a lecture
on headwraps found among both
free and enslaved African women in
America from the 18th to the 19th century.
Attendees will learn how headwraps
changed from region to region and the cultural
significance of styles. Admission is
free, and registration is not required. 3 p.m.,
King Manor Museum, Jamaica Ave., 89 Ave.
Between 150th Street and 153rd Street,
MONDAY, APRIL 16
16 Professional boxer Cletus “the
Hebrew Hammer” Seldin is
speaking. Long Island-native Selbin is the
former WBC silver light welterweight champion.
In honor of his Jewish heritage, he wears
a Star of David on his trunks. Donations are
encouraged. 10 a.m., Temple Beth Sholom,
171-19 Northern Blvd., Flushing.
TUESDAY, APRIL 17
17 Looking to apply for an exemption
and lower your property tax
bill? The Queens Borough President’s Office
is holding a Homeowners and Tenants
Enrollment event for residents to complete
applications to reduce their property taxes
and keep their rent from increasing if they
have a disability or are over the age of 62.
The information needed to complete the
application can be found at queensbp.org.
10 a.m., Queens Borough Hall Room 200,
120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18
18 Vaisakhi is coming up, and
Queens Borough President
Melinda Katz is throwing a Vaisakhi
Celebration to commemorate the Sikh
New Year and the year Sikhism was
born as a collective faith. Registration
is required by either emailing mhack@
queensbp.org or calling Mohamed Hack at
718-286-2625. 6-8 p.m., Helen Marshall
Cultural Center, Queens Borough Hall, 120-
55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens.
Italian Charities of America is holding their monthly Flea Market. There will be handmade and homemade
treasures, along with bargains and unique finds. Food and other refreshments are also available
for purchase. For more information, call 718-478-3101. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 14, Italian
Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst.
Thinking about going vegetarian? Allergic to Salad is holding Whole Grain Bowls and Salads family
cooking classes. They will be incorporating spring produce into meal-size salads, along with cooking
fun and nutritious grains to combine in the mixture. Tickets can be purchased at qbgfamilycooking.
eventbrite.com. 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 15, Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St., Flushing.