QUEENS ARTS ENTERTAINMENT For the most
THURSDAY, OCT. 14
Thursday Night Jazz
Come for a night of great jazz featuring acclaimed
performer Wayne Tucker, a 27-year-old trumpet,
composer, arranger and teacher from Syracuse, NY.
6 to 9:30 p.m.
Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning (JCAL)
161-4 Jamaica Ave.
FRIDAY, OCT. 15
A weekly stand-up show, featuring comics who are not
New Yorkers, telling stories of where they came from
and how they got here.
7:30 to 9 p.m.
27-16 23rd Ave., Astoria
Queensbridge Compost Work Day
If you’ve been looking for a way to help keep food
scraps out of the landfill and make NYC more
sustainable, join the NYC Compost Project Hosted
by Big Reuse to volunteer at their large-scale urban
composting site in Queensbridge. Volunteers will help
break up leaf bags, rake and tidy the site, collect
trash, clean bins and other fun jobs. Volunteers must
be 18 or have a guardian signature.
2 to 4 p.m.
NYC Compost Project
Queensplaza South between 9th street and Vernon
Blvd., Long Island City
Femme Artist Group Exhibition
Join these local artists at the Tin Roof Gallery’s first
in-person event, “We Get it Done: Femme Artist Group
Exhibition,” in celebrating a group of amazing femme
artists, vendors, musicians and poets. Their opening
event dates are on both Friday and Saturday.
5 to 9 p.m.
Tin Roof Gallery
106-35 Sutphin Blvd.
SATURDAY, OCT. 16
Booze N’ Brush
If you’re looking for a fun place to celebrate a
birthday, a bachelorette party or just a fun GNO, join
this Queens Sip N’ Paint where you will be painting a
canvas of a sexy next-to-nude male model with the
direction from a painting instructor.
4 to 6 p.m.
Booze N’ Brush Next to Naked Sip N’ Paint
818 Pacific Street
42-10 27th St., Long Island City
Admission: $40 and up
Boss Lady Brews
Celebrate the women behind some of New York’s
finest craft breweries and cider houses. An open bar,
food and prizes are included, plus a rare opportunity
to socialize with representatives from each brewery.
Ten percent from all ticket sales will be donated
to the Lilith Fund, a Texas-based group fighting for
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of events happening
in Queens, visit
EDITOR’S PICK: Head to the Queens Botanical Garden on Sunday, Oct. 17, for photo opportunities and a grab-andgo
craft activity. Photo courtesy of QBG via Twitter
reproductive justice for all women regardless of their
7 to 10 p.m.
Astoria Bier and Cheese — Ditmars location
35-11 Ditmars Blvd., Astoria
PlyoJam Dance Fitness Class
This Saturday, celebrity trainers and PlyoJam
co-founders Jason Layden and Stacey Beaman are
bringing their popular dance fitness workout from
Los Angeles to New York City. Join them and NYCbased
instructor Matthew Mannix for one of their two
classes. All levels of dance and fitness are welcome.
First class: 10 a.m.; second class: 11 a.m.
Sol Dance Center
30-16 Steinway St., Astoria
Leadership Music Conference
If you are looking to engage with some of the most
influential brands in the music business, check out
this music conference. This conference is committed
to providing access to a broad selection of resources
to further any artist’s career in the music industry.
Panel: 3 to 5 p.m.; showcase: 5 to 9 p.m.
Jamaica Performing Arts Center (JPAC)
153-10 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica
Admission: $40 and up
SUNDAY, OCT. 17
Queens Botanical Garden Pumpkin Patch
The outdoor Pumpkin Patch at the Queens Botanical
Garden Farm is back and full of harvest-themed
photo opportunities. Children (age 4 and older) get
to choose their own pumpkin and a grab-and-go craft
activity to take home, while adults 21 and older can
sip on harvest and pumpkin-themed beers and ciders.
12:30 to 4 p.m.
Queens Botanical Garden
43-50 Main St., Flushing
Admission: $10 adult, $12 children (4 and older)
Pop Up & Pop Out
This pop up shop is a great way to support small
business owners in the community, with 16 different
vendors offering drinks, food, raffles and more for
2:30 to 9 p.m.
138-10 Farmers Blvd.