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SUNDAY, OCT. 14
13 Learn how to help in a mental health crisis.
Central Queens Y and Thrive NYC have partnered
up for a day of mental health first aid training. This event is
from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 67-09 108th St., Forest Hills. Register
for free at https://centralymwha.timetap.com/. Space is limited.
For more information, go to www.nyc.gov/mhfa.
14 Come celebrate the season with the Queens
Botanical Garden’s Harvest Fest! This family-fun
event includes crafts, inflatables, face painting, a petting zoo,
vendors and more! Admission is $12 for adults, $10 for children
ages 4 to 12 and free for members and kids three and
under. Some activities require additional fees. The festival is
from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 43-50 Main St., Flushing.
15 Get a free tour of the Bayside Historical Society!
As part of Open House New York weekend, the
building will be open to the public from noon to 4 p.m. No
registration required. Go to https://www.baysidehistorical.
org/events to learn more.
16 Come see work-in-progress dances at Fertile
Ground at Green Space! Choreographers and
dancers Aliya Kerim, Samuels/Suresh Moves, MurderDance,
Mia Martelli and Jiyon Song will perform new work in front
of a live audience for the first time, followed by feedback
from the audience. Tickets are $15 online, $17 at the door.
This event is at 7 p.m. at 37-24 24th St., Long Island City.
17 Celebrate Marilyn Maye’s 90th birthday! The
singer, actor and Grammy nominated artist will be
performing “A Piece a Cake!” at QPAC at 3 p.m. Comedian
Chris Monty will open the show. Tickets are $35-$48
depending on location. The Queensborough Performing
Arts Center is at 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside. Go to http://
www.qcc.cuny.edu/qpac/ for more information and to purchase
MONDAY, OCT. 15
18 Come see “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” like
you’ve never seen it before! The Public Theater’s
Mobile Unit will be performing a modern rendition of the
show in the Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center. This event
is free, but space is limited. Email email@example.com.
gov to save yourself a seat. The show is from 1 to 3 p.m. at
93-29 Queens Blvd.
19 Enjoy a staged reading of “The Importance of
Being Earnest” at the Queens Library! The Titan
Theatre company will be performing the classic comedy
from 5:30 to 7 p.m. No registration required. This event is at
the Forest Hills branch of the library, 108-19 71st Ave.
TUESDAY, OCT. 16
20 Getting married? Come to Terrace on the Park’s
Fall Bridal Expo to meet photographers, DJs, florists,
hair and makeup artists and more. There will be two
live DJ showcases, a bridal fashion show and lots of prizes
and giveaways. Tickets are $10 in advance, $20 at the door.
Not for children under 14. This event is at 6 p.m. at 5211
111th St., Corona.
21 Ever wanted to create your own podcast? Teens
ages 12 to 19 can learn how at the Queens Library!
This workshop is from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Central
Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica. Registration is required.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 17
23 Are you a bird fan? Come hear Corey Finger discuss
and show photos of “The Twenty Best Birds
I Have Seen” at the Alley Pond Environmental Center! This
free event starts at 8 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.
APEC is at 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston.
Were you or someone you know affected by Superstorm Sandy? Join in a community
conversation about the subject After Sandy. The conversation will feature the reading
of a historic piece, discussion on how communities were affected and light refreshments.
This event is free, but seating is limited, so registration is required. Email info@
friendsofmaplegrove.org to RSVP. Community conversation is at 83-15 Kew Gardens Rd.
Make your own luck: Come to Karla Starr’s discussion of her new book “Can You Learn
to Be Lucky?: Why Some People Seem to Win More Often Than Others” at the Astoria
Bookshop! This free event is from 7 to 8 p.m. at 31-29 31st St. No registration required.