‘Sweet Charity’

November 13 at 8 p.m. and November 14 at 3 p.m. Free Synagogue of Flushing: Sweet Charity; set in New York City, this story follows a young woman’s (mis)adventures of love, heartbreak, self discovery and life’s trials and tribulations; featuring Monica Barzcak; for ticket information and reservations call 718-229-8547 or visit www.spotlightonstage.com.

‘Historic Images’

November 14 at 11-2 p.m. Executive Office Center at Fresh Meadows: Historic Images of Queens; obtained by the Queens Historical Society, the images depict life in Queens from the late 19th Century through the 20 Century; call 718-939-0647.


Saturday, November 13, 2010 at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Queens Theatre in the Park, Flushing Meadows Corona Park: Little Red: A Fairy Tale in Rhythm and Rhyme; the classic fairy tale brought to new life through international dances from Ireland, Canada, Argentina and the USA; live musical accompaniment; for audiences of all ages; visit www.queenstheatre.org or call 718-760-0064 for ticket information.

Saturday, November 13 at 9:30-5 p.m. YWCA of Queens: 31st Annual Bazaar; homemade ethnic food, entertainment and bargain shopping perfect for gifts like toys, clothes, electronics and housewares; call 718-353-4553


8 a.m. Langston Hughes Library: NYC Department of Education; NYC Department of Education professional development session; call 718-651-1100.

8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury: Smokey Robinson Live; Grammy® Lifetime Achievement Award winner Smokey Robinson performs the hits that made him a legend; visit www.livenation.com or call 800-745-3000 for ticket information.


11 a.m. Forest Hills Library: Free Practice Test with Kaplan Test Preparation; take a practice MCAT, LSAT or GRE and find out how you would score on test day; receive a detailed analysis of your performance by email and get that competitive edge; call 718-268-7934.

1 p.m. Langston Hughes Library: Tribute to Ralph McDaniels; join the library as they honor Queens’ own legendary Ralph “Uncle Ralph” McDaniels, hip-hop culture pioneer, entrepreneur, and visionary who created Video Music Box, the first music video show focused exclusively to an urban market—broadcast on public television; call 718-651-1100.

2:30 p.m. Jackson Heights Library: Naomi Zeitlin; vocalist/guitarist Naomi Zeitlin performs memorable music, when the lyrics spoke from the heart and were able to convey drama, comedy and more; call 718-899-2500.

3:30 p.m. Broadway Library: The Golden Age of Radio and Television: A Retrospective; a nostalgia-filled program that tests your knowledge of popular radio and television shows and personalities, focusing primarily on the years 1935-1965; call 718-721-2462.


Sunday, November 14 at 2:15 p.m. Flushing Town Hall: David Gonzalez – Cuentos: Tales from the Latino World; a family concert that brings the people and rich cultures of the Spanish-speaking world to life with delightful tales from the Caribbean, South America and the Bronx; Stories are Gifts family workshop begins at 1 p.m.; visit www.flushingtownhall.org or call the Box Office at 718-463-7700, ext. 222.

8 p.m. LaGuardia Performing Arts Center: The 17-piece Jeff Fairbanks Jazz Band; an exciting new sound of Asian folk music mixed with modern Jazz, the Jeff Fairbanks Jazz Orchestra performs all original music of its leader, Jeff Fairbanks visit www.laguardiaperformingartscenter.org for more information.


5 p.m. LeFrak City Library: LeFrak City Cancer Action Council Meeting; discuss the health issues that LeFrak City residents face and how to create positive change in the neighborhood; call 718-990-5197. Stay after the meeting for a Zumba Dance class.

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

6 p.m. Howard Beach Library: Galina Gergel and Eduard Nisimov; enjoy a concert of arias from operas and operettas, hits from famous American musicals and popular Russian, Ukrainian, Italian and Hebrew songs; call 718-641-7086.

6 p.m. Woodhaven Library: Eranga and Prianga; natives of Sri Lanka, this singing duo blends rich, vibrant tones in a program of international songs and stories from their homeland and travels; call 718-849-1010.

6 p.m. Long Island City Library: End of Year Tax and Investment Planning Program; join R. John Smith Esq., guest columnist on Tax.com, for an End of Year Tax and Investment Planning Program; call 718-752-3700.

6 p.m. North Hills Library: Creative Writing Workshop; creative workshop for poetry and fiction; read and critique short pieces based on assignment suggestions, in order to generate new works or improve existing pieces; preregistration is required; call 718-225-3550.


10 a.m. Howard Beach Senior Center: What Exemption Can I Apply For? a seminar conducted by the NYC Department of Finance, call 718-738-8100. Don’t miss the Howard Beach Senior Centers Veterans Day Celebration on Thursday, November 11 at 11 a.m. featuring live entertainment.

1 p.m. Forest Hills Library: AARP Driving Class; driving class for seniors who wish to reduce their auto insurance rates; call 718-268-7934.

1:30 p.m. Laurelton Library: Caregivers Workshop 101; topics include who is a caregiver; understanding the emotional dynamics of aging; preventing caregiver burnout; resources in the community; call 718-528-2822.

3 p.m. Central Library: National Memory Screening Day; come in and test your memory. The National Memory Screening Process is a significant first step toward finding out if a person may have a memory problem; call 718-990-0700.

6:30 p.m. Central Library: NCLEX-RN Practice Test and Strategy Seminar; Kaplan will offer a free NCLEX-RN Practice Exam; come in and see how you score on the test so that you can begin your nursing career right away; call 718-990-0700.


7:30 p.m. Samuel Field Y, Little Neck: Wednesday Night Rap; lecture, group discussion, social, bagels and cheese; for singles ages 45 and older; guest speaker; call 718-225-6750.

1 p.m. The Harriet and Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Center, Queensborough Community College: Our Survivors, Our Authors; authors share their powerful experiences as told in their published works; featuring Yala Korwin, Ethel Katz and Werner Kleeman; call 718-281-5770 to reserve.

8 p.m. Alley Pond Environmental Center: Queens County Bird Club; the club meets the third Wednesday of every month, visit www.qcbirdclub.org or call 718-229-6559.

8:30-4 p.m. St. Andrew Avellino School: Shopping Bonanza Sale; all new merchandise for sale; call 718-359-7887.