NEW HAPS 10-21

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Saturday-Sunday, October 23-24 The Secret Theater: First International Astoria/LIC Film Festival; over 50 indie films from and about England, Hungary, Australia, China, Darfur and more; for a list of the films, screening times and ticket information visit www.astorialicff.com or call 917-763-2428.

Friday-Sunday October 22-24 LeFrak Concert Hall, Queens College, Brigadoon; staged student concert featuring all the original Broadway choreography; Friday and Saturday’s performances begin at 8 p.m., Sunday’s performance begins at 3 p.m.; call 718-793-8080.


Saturday, October 23, 2-5 p.m. Queens Museum of Art: Halloween Spooktacular Benefit; spooky tours of museum’s biggest and smallest exhibitions, accessorize your own costume or start from scratch, create your own candy collecting carryall and much more; featuring Zoo York skateboarding pros; call 718-592-9700 or visit www.queensmuseum.org.

Saturday, October 23 at 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury: Ron White Live; comedian Ron White performs live; visit www.livenation.com or call 800-745-3000.

Sunday, October 24, in conjunction with the All American Car Club, there will be a car show at the Ozone Howard Little League ball fields, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. It’s $20 per car to exhibit; spectators are urged to make a donation. Gates open at 8 a.m.; trophies will be awarded and there will be raffles, a 50/50, music and food. To learn, visit www.allamericancarclub.com.


8 p.m. Tilles Center: Pat Metheny’s Orchestrion Tour; 17-time Grammy Award-winner Pat Metheny brings his critically-acclaimed Orchestrion tour to Tilles Center, visit www.tillescenter.org or call 516-299-3100 for ticket information.

10 a.m. Bellerose Library: AARP Driver Safety Program; a one day Defensive Driving Class provided by the AARP; for reservations call Elaine at 718-641-3911.

1 p.m. St. Albans Library: Flea Market; new and lightly used items for sale to fund new programs and services at the library; get to know some of the library’s most dedicated volunteers and find out what’s happening at Queens Library at St. Albans, call 718-528-8196.

3 p.m. Douglaston/Little Neck Library: Help Save a Life: Learn CPR – Free On-Site Training for Adults; The FDNY Mobile CPR Training Unit provides adult CPR awareness with hands-on participation to help you learn the core skills of CPR; preregistration is required; call 718-225-8414.

8 p.m. Tilles Center: Two Gentlemen of Broadway; Marvin Hamlisch and Michael Feinstein stroll through the great American songbook, tickets are available online by visiting www.tillescenter.org or by calling 516-299-3100.

Noon Flushing Library: Halloween Show and Rock Concert; Hosted by Dark Soul from Blood Moon Rising, this fun-filled Halloween event will feature live rock band December’s Fall; dark magic; horror films; costume & scream contests; haunted tunnel; horror-themed exhibit; after party for Blood Moon Rising’s 10th Anniversary, call 718-661-1200.

2 p.m. Forest Hills Library: Pianist Mina Kusumoto; Pianist Mina Kusumoto and soprano Kuniko Isono will perform Songs of the Piano featuring works by Mozart, Debussy, Mendelssohn, Ravel, Bellini and Chopin, call 718-268-7934.

3 p.m., Flushing Library: Do You Take Care of a Person with a Memory Problem? Program in Mandarin Chinese; The Alzheimer’s Association, New York City Chapter, is offering caregivers a monthly support group in Mandarin; our support group will be a secure and safe place to share your experiences; call 718-661-1200.


7 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury: Charlie Daniels Band; featuring The Marshall Tucker Band, visit www.livenation.com or call 800-745-3000.

10-12:30 p.m. Central Queens Y: Pathways to Jewish Connections: A Community Conversation on Autism; author Elaine Hall, inspiration for the Emmy Award winning documentary “Autism: The Musical,” will be the featured speaker along with a panel of Queens Community leaders; call 718-352-4157


6 p.m. Queensboro Hill Library: Caterina Acquamarina; Soprano/international singer Caterina Acquamarina performs Italian and American favorites made famous by legendary vocalists Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Mina, and more; celebrating Italian Heritage Month, call 718-359-8332.

10:30 a.m., Corona Library: Cancer Action Council Meeting; learn how to work with the community and organizations; improve access to cancer prevention, screening, and treatment; address the health needs of Corona; bring your questions and ideas; call 718-426-2844.

4 p.m., Middle Village Library: Job Information Services; research information on the Internet; preparation and email of resumes; cover letters and interview skills, preregistration is required; call 718-326-1390.

5 p.m. Langston Hughes Library: Department of Environmental Protection Information Workshop; DEP presents an information workshop on the new water devices for the home; call 718-651-1100.

5:45 p.m. Forest Hills Library: Recovery, Inc.; Anxiety, fear, obsession, temper, stress, depression – finding a way to cope is here. Recovery, International meeting is a safe, free and confidential place to get help for these issues; call 718-268-7934.

6 p.m. Bay Terrace Library: How to Protect Your Assets, Your Retirement Income and Your Heirs; little known techniques that can protect your life savings; call 718-423-7004.

6 p.m. Corona Library: Zumba Fitness Workout-Dance Exercise; intended to help achieve emotional health and maintain a healthy mind; preregistration in person is required; call 718-426-2844.

6:30 p.m. Central Library: Polish Your Resume; bring a copy of your resume on a flash drive; volunteers will guide you through editing and producing a professional quality resume using Cyber Center computers; preregistration in the Job Information Center; call 718-990-0700.


5 p.m. Central Library: LSAT, MCAT and GRE Practice Test Prep; get the advantage on getting yourself into the Law School, Medical School and Graduate School of your choice; call 718-990-0700.

2:30-4:30 p.m. Forest Hills Library: Scrabble Club; bring your own Scrabble set and play against new or old friends; call 718-544-5283

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