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Celebrate Veteran’s Day at St. John’s University — Theresa Sareo will be performing a tribute to veterans, followed by a ceremony and light refreshments. RSVP by calling 718-990-5892.
When: Thursday, Nov. 8, at 1:30 p.m.
Where: 8000 Utopia Parkway, Jamaica
Cost: Free

Sowing Memories & In Your Wildest Dreams — Created by local husband and wife artists Hitomi Matsui and Kenneth Burris, the exhibit was inspired by their travels. Opening night is from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibit will be on display through December.
When: Thursday, Nov. 8, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: The Local NYC, 13-02 44th Ave., Long Island City

Light & Beat — Watch and listen to Korean drumming at Light & Beat. This event at Flushing Town Hall features three master drummers and a Korean fiddle player.
When: Friday, Nov. 9, at 8 p.m.
Where: 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing
Cost: $16; $10 for members and students; free for teens

Italian Charities of America Flea Market — Vendors will be selling books, toys, clothes, jewelry, Christmas gifts and more. Breakfast and lunch will also be sold.
When: Saturday, Nov. 10, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst

Church on the Hill Harvest Festival — Prepare for the holiday season at Church on the Hill Harvest Festival. This event includes homemade jam and jelly, Christmas crafts and gifts, raffles, baked goods and more! There will also be an opportunity for pictures with Santa and family pictures.
When: Saturday, Nov. 10, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: 167-07 35th Ave., Flushing

Chicken Soup Cook-Off — Come to the third annual Chicken Soup Cook-Off at Temple Beth Sholom. Call (718) 463-4143 to RSVP.
When: Saturday, Nov. 10, at 6:30 p.m.
Where: 171-39 Northern Blvd., Flushing
Cost: $50 per family; $18 for adults; $6 for children ages 5-13

Amanda Miguel and Diego Verdaguer — Come listen to Amanda Miguel and Diego Verdaguer at the Kupferberg Center. The couple will be singing songs from their long joint and solo careers.
When: Saturday, Nov. 10 at 8:30 p.m.
Where: Colden Auditorium, 153-49 Reeves Ave., Flushing
Cost: $49-$119

Feminerdy Book Club — Do you like science fiction and fantasy books? Join the new Feminerdy Book Club at the Astoria Bookshop. This month, they’re reading “Jade City” by Fonda Lee.
When: Saturday, Nov. 10, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: 31-29 31st St., Astoria

Chinese Theatre — Experience traditional Chinese theatre at Flushing Town Hall! Poetry, music and acting combine in Kunqu. Supertitles in English.
When: Sunday, Nov. 11, at 1:30 p.m.
Where: 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing.
Cost: $16; $10 for members and students; free for teens

Joke in the Box: An Introduction to Gag Cartooning — 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 include materials.
When: Sunday, Nov. 11, from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Where: Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave., Astoria
Cost: $40

Honor Fallen Heroes — 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 who served in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Merchant Marines.
When: Sunday, Nov. 11, from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Where: Queens Historical Society
Cost: $5; $3 for students and seniors; free for members

Reading Assistance — Does your child need help with reading? Bring them to the Queens Library for one-on-one assistance.
When: Monday, Nov. 12, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: South Jamaica branch of Queens Library, 108-41 Guy R. Brewer Blvd.
Cost: Free

“Pearl” — 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 difference.
When: Tuesday, Nov. 13, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Astoria Bookshop, 31-29 31st St.
Cost: Free

Plays at the Kupferberg Center — Come see two short new plays about education at the Kupferberg Center. “Nothing About Us” deals with school segregation today while “Overdrive” discusses standardized tests.
When: Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 4:45 p.m.
Where: Colden Auditorium, 153-49 Reeves Ave., Flushing
Cost: Free

Evening Reading Series — Learn about Louis Armstrong at the Queens College’s Evening Reading Series! Ricky Riccardi will be discussing his book, “What a Wonderful World: The Magic of Louis Armstrong’s Later Years.”
When: Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m.
Where: LeFrak Concert Hall, 153-49 Reeves Ave., Flushing
Cost: $20

“The Tale of the Missing Man” — Come learn about a book that won the Global Humanities Translation Prize! Manzoor Ahtesham will be discussing his book “The Tale of the Missing Man” along with translators Jason Grunebaum and Ulrike Stark. The story explores Muslim life in the 1970s and ‘80s.
When: Wednesday, Nov. 14, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Astoria Bookshop, 31-29 31st St.
Cost: Free

Quiplash — Be the judge at a comedy game show. Come to a live version of the game Quiplash and watch comedians come up with wittiest (or silliest) response to prompts.
When: Wednesday, Nov. 14, from 9 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Where: Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave., Astoria
Cost: $8

Posted 12:00 am, November 9, 2018
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