22 NOVEMBER 22, 2018 RIDGEWOOD TIMES WWW.QNS.COM
THURSDAY, NOV. 22
Looking for somewhere fun to
spend your day before or aft er you
eat? The Queens Zoo is open from 10
a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day.
Enjoy the animals and less of a crowd
due to the holiday. Admission is $9.95
for adults, $6.95 for kids 12 and under,
$7.95 for seniors and free for kids under
2. The Queens Zoo is at 53-51 111th
Don’t have anywhere to eat a holiday
meal? Come to Orphan Thanksgiving
at The Creek and The Cave! Get a full
meal complete with turkey, stuffi ng,
mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie and
more for a suggested donation of $20.
This event is at 4 p.m. at 10-93 Jackson
Ave., Long Island City.
FRIDAY, NOV. 23
Keep your Thanksgiving celebration
going with the turkey bowl
at Flushing Meadows Corona Park!
There will be five football games
throughout the day: 8- to 11-year-old
co-ed at 10 a.m., 8- to 11-year-old girls at
11 a.m., 12- to 14-year-old boys at noon,
15- to 17-year-old boys at 1 p.m. and
adults at 1:45 p.m. Everyone interested
in playing should be on the fi eld 15
minutes before their game starts. This
event is at the Al Oerter Recreation
Center, 131-40 Fowler Ave., Flushing.
Want to learn Cuban dance? Come
to a free Cuban Rumba/Orisha dance
class at the RIOULT Center! Learn the
basics of movement and rhythm in a
dance style that is closely related to
salsa. This event is from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
at the Djoniba Centre, 34-01 Steinway
St., Long Island City.
Come to a silent disco dance party!
For only $5, get a pair of headphones
to listen to your choice of either
top 40 dance hits; ‘80s, ‘90s and 2K
throwbacks; or hip hop and R&B from
live DJs all night! This event is for
adults age 21 and older. The party is
from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m. at Katch Astoria,
31-19 Newtown Ave.
SATURDAY, NOV. 24
Looking for more books to read?
Come to the Friends of Ridgewood
Library Book Sale! Proceeds will help
the library purchase things such as
children’s books and educational
programs. The sale will be held in the
library garden or inside depending on
the weather. This event is from 10 a.m.
to 4 p.m. at the Ridgewood branch of
the library, 20-12 Madison St.
Spend Small Business Saturday at
Q.E.D.’s Holiday Craft Bazaar! Local
vendors will be selling their products
including ceramics, jewelry,
greeting cards and more from noon
to 5 p.m. Receive a free tote with any
purchase while supplies last. Q.E.D.
is at 27-16 23rd Ave., Astoria.
Come see the live performance
art “Wall-Floor Positions,” which
was first staged by Bruce Nauman
in 1965 when he attended the University
of California, Davis. A 1968
video provides the score for this solo
performance. Shows are every hour
on the hour from 1 to 5 p.m. and last
about 30 minutes. This event is at
MoMA PS1, 22-25 Jackson Ave., Long
SUNDAY, NOV. 25
Come to a multicultural holiday sing
along for the whole family! Grammy
Award winner Dan Zanes and Haitian
American jazz vocalists Claudia
Eliaza and Yuriana Sobrino will be
singing holiday songs from a variety
of countries and traditions. Tickets
are $14, $12 for seniors and members,
$10 for a family fl ex pass. There is a
performance at 1 p.m. and a sensory
relaxed performance with ASL interpretation
at 3 p.m. This event is at the
Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations
Avenue South in Flushing Meadows
MONDAY, NOV. 26
Enjoy some LGBTQ comedy at Spot
the Straight! Five queer comedians
and one straight one will make fun
of stereotypes at this fun, interactive
show. Tickets are $10. This event is
from 8:30 to 10 p.m. at Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd
TUESDAY, NOV. 27
Do you like women’s literature?
Come to the Feminist Reading Group
at the Astoria Bookshop! They will be
discussing “Convenience Store Woman”
by Sayaka Murata from 7 to 8 p.m.
The bookstore is at 31-29 31st St.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 28
Create a winter painting at a stepby
step class! Even people who have
never painted can learn to make a
snowy bridge winter scene at this fun
event. Tickets are $45 and include all
supplies. This class is for adults ages 18
and up. This event is from 7 to 9 p.m. at
The Paint Place, 31-21 31st St., Astoria.
The Myrtle Avenue Business Improvement District (BID) is sponsoring
Pictures with Santa (bring your own camera) at 71st Avenue Plaza, on Small
Business Saturday, Nov. 24, from noon to 3 p.m. The NYC Brass Entourage
will also provide holiday music from noon to 2 p.m. and Opera On Tap
Carolers will be on the avenue from 2 to 4 p.m. Santa’s helpers will give
out free candy canes and a free gift (while supplies last). Myrtle Avenue
and 71st Avenue, Ridgewood.
• ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
meets every Tuesday at 8 p.m. at Grace
Lutheran Church, 21st Avenue and
32nd Street, Astoria. For more information,
• 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 2:30 to 4 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
• 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 718-429-3636.
• 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.