26 APRIL 19, 2018 RIDGEWOOD TIMES WWW.QNS.COM
THURSDAY, APRIL 19
Do you love historical romance
tales? Larissa Zageria and Kitty
Curran’s “My Lady’s Choosing: an
Interactive Romance Novel” live
reading invites readers to choose between
several potential love interests,
featuring more than 20 potential outcomes.
The audience member/reader
will play the role of a poor young
woman at the center of 19th-century
English high society who is at risk
of becoming a permanently unmarried
and childless woman. 7 to 8 p.m.,
The Astoria Bookshop, 31-29 31st St.,
FRIDAY, APRIL 20
Enjoy an evening of freestyle music
at St. Margaret Parish Center in
Middle Village. The concert features
live performances by TKA and Judy
Torres, who’s known as “The Queen
of Freestyle.” $50 per ticket, includes
one complimentary drink. No outside
drinks permitted. Doors open at 8
p.m. St. Margaret Parish Center, 66-
10 80th St., Middle Village. For more
information, call 718-326-0922 and ask
Take Root is a monthly curated
series that supports dance makers by
providing an opportunity to present
a paired evening of work in the Green
Space studio. This month, Take Root
presents Christopher Unpezverde
Nuñez, Samuel Hanson and guests.
Tickets can be purchased in advance at
greenspacestudio.org for a discounted
price, or purchased at the door. 8 p.m.,
37-24 24th St., Long Island City.
SATURDAY, APRIL 21
Did you know that it’s now illegal
to throw away electronic items in the
regular trash? Lower East Side Ecology
Center is hosting a Recycle Your
E-Waste event for you to discard any
working and non-working computers,
monitors, phones, keyboards, printers,
TVs, VCRs and DVD players, PDAs, cables
and mice. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Moore
Homestead Playground, Broadway
between 82nd Street and 45th Avenue,
Celebrate spring by visiting the
peak of tulip season. See over 20,000
bulbs and more. Various events are
taking place, and tulip tours are occurring
hourly. Registration is required
Noon to 5 p.m., Queens Botanical Garden,
43-50 Main St., Flushing.
SUNDAY, APRIL 22
Celebrate Earth Day by making the
Bayside Historical Society’s garden
beautiful again. They will be clearing
out the weeds from last year and refreshing
the beds with new fl owers,
plants and soil. This event is free, but
registration is required at baysidehistorical.
org/events. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.,
Bayside Historical Society, 208 Totten
Ave., Fort Totten.
Sacred Music Chorale of Richmond
Hill presents Franz Joseph Haydn’s oratorio
“The Creation.” “The Creation” is
considered to be Haydn’s masterpiece.
It is a musical description of the Book
of Genesis, most notably the creation
of the world. Admission is $15. 3 p.m.,
St. John’s Lutheran Church, 86-20 114th
St., Richmond Hill.
MONDAY, APRIL 23
Comedian and producer Brandon
Collins will be performing a showcase
at the Creek and the Cave. He will be
exploring his suburban upbringing,
his recent marriage and strange obsession
with Harry Potter. This event is
free and registration is not required.
7 p.m., The Creek and the Cave, 10-93
Jackson Ave., Long Island City.
TUESDAY, APRIL 24
Weeding your garden to make way
for new spring fl owers? Drop off your
food scraps, garden scraps and other
compostable items with the NYC Compost
Project. Help transform organic
disposals into nutritious plant food.
The Steinway Community Library
will be facilitating the composting.
8 to 11 a.m., 21-45 31st St., Long Island
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25
Come celebrate another year of contemporary
art exhibitions, engaging
community programs and nationally
acclaimed education initiatives with
Queens Museum. The 2018 Queens
Museum Gala will have cocktails,
dinner and a paddle raise supporting
Queens Museum’s renowned programs.
For more information, contact
Sydney Gilbert at 718-592-9700 ext. 128
Join the Ridgewood YMCA this Saturday, April 21, for Healthy Kids Day,
a free community event with healthy and fun activities for the whole
family. Healthy Kids Day is the YMCA’s national initiative to improve the
health and well-being of kids. Open to the public all day. Ridgewood YMCA,
Catalpa Avenue and 64th Street, Ridgewood. Visit http://www.ymcanyc.
org/ridgewood/pages/healthy-kids-day for more details.
• 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
• MASPETH TOWN HALL hosts a
monthly bereavement group every
second Wednesday of the month
from 7 to 8:30 p.m., 53-37 72nd St.,
Maspeth. Light refreshments and
handouts will be provided. For
more information, call 718-335-6049.
• 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, 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.
• 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 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
• 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,
• 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.