22 NOVEMBER 8, 2018 RIDGEWOOD TIMES WWW.QNS.COM
THURSDAY, NOV. 8
Celebrate Veterans Day at St. John’s
University! Theresa Sareo will be performing
a tribute to veterans, followed
by a ceremony and light refreshments.
This free event begins at 1:30 p.m. at
the Queens Campus, 8000 Utopia
Parkway, Jamaica. RSVP by Nov. 1 by
Come the opening of a new art
exhibit! “Sowing Memories & In Your
Wildest Dreams” was created by local
husband and wife artists Hitomi
Matsui and Kenneth Burris. It was inspired
by their travels. Opening night
is from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibit will be
on display at The Local NYC, 13-02
44th Ave., Long Island City, through
FRIDAY, NOV. 9
Don’t miss the Shakespeare classic
“The Tempest” at the Queens Theatre!
The final four performances are
Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30
p.m. and Sunday at 4 p.m. Tickets are
$20. The theatre is at 14 United Nations
Ave. S, Corona.
SATURDAY, NOV. 10
Come to the Italian Charities of
America Flea Market! Vendors will
be selling books, toys, clothes, jewelry,
Christmas gift s and more! Breakfast
and lunch will also be sold. This event
is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 83-20 Queens
Celebrate Diwali, the Indian festival
of lights! Experience an aft ernoon
fi lled with dancing, cooking, henna,
craft s and more! Tickets are $20, $15
for members, $10 for students and
free for teens. This event is from 1 to
4 p.m. at Flushing Town Hall, 137-35
Enjoy a reading of a new play at
the Queens Theatre! “On the Roof”
highlights the struggles of a gay bar
in mid 1950s NYC. The reading will be
followed by an audience talkback. Call
718-760-0064 to reserve a seat. This
event is at 8 p.m. at 14 United Nations
Ave. S, Corona.
SUNDAY, NOV. 11
Ever wanted to be a cartoonist?
Come to “Joke in the Box: An
Introduction to Gag Cartooning,” a
workshop by Emily Flake, whose cartoons
are in the New Yorker. Tickets
are $40 and include materials. This
event is from noon to 1:30 p.m. at
Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave., Astoria.
Come learn how World War I
affected Queens from author and
historian James E. Haas, based on his
work To Honor Fallen Heroes, which is
a study of 650 men from College Point,
Queens who served in the Army, Navy,
Marine Corps and Merchant Marines.
This event is being held at the Queens
Historical Society at 14335 37th Ave.,
Flushing from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tickets
are $5, $3 for students and seniors and
free for members.
MONDAY, NOV. 12
Laugh along with comedian Molly
Austin! The Tru TV, MTV and Comedy
Central comedian will be performing
at 7 p.m. from Monday through Friday.
This event is at The Creek and
The Cave, 10-93 Jackson Ave., Long
TUESDAY, NOV. 13
Bring your kids to a reading of a
new children’s book! Author and
illustrator Molly Idle will be sharing
her story “Pearl” about a tiny mermaid
who makes a big diff erence. This free
event is from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Astoria
Bookshop, 31-29 31st St.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 14
Learn to paint like Bob Ross at
Happy Little Trees! This class will
teach you how to paint an outdoor
scene step by step. Tickets are $45
and include all supplies. This event
is from 7 to 9 p.m. at The Paint Place,
31-21 31st St., Astoria.
Ridgewood and Glendale will mark the 100th anniversary of the conclusion
of World War I with a special ceremony on Monday, Nov. 12, at the
Onderdonk House. The ceremony will mark the opening of a new exhibit
on the three World War I memorials in the Greater Ridgewood area, as
well as the contributions the local community made to the war eff ort one
hundred years ago. 10 a.m. Onderdonk House, 1820 Flushing Ave., Ridgewood.
For more information, call the Greater Ridgewood Historical Society
• 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 2:30 to 4 p.m., 53-37
72nd St., Maspeth. Light refreshments
and handouts will be provided.
For more information, call
• 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.
SENIOR CENTER, 319 Stanhope St.,
Bushwick, holds various programs
every day. Call 718-366-3083 for more
• 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
• 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.