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Queens Arts and Events Calendar

Jam with baritone saxophonist Carol Sudhalter at Flushing Town Hall Nov. 7.
Photo by Naeisha Rose

Events
Horticulture Volunteer Day — Learn about gardening while helping the staff with weeding, watering or whatever else needs to be done. Volunteering is free and includes garden admission; registration is required. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old.
When: Thursday, Oct. Nov. 1, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Where: Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St., Flushing
Cost: Free

The Art and Science of Leaves — School-aged children can enjoy fun experiments at this fall-themed STEM program. No registration required.
When: Thursday, Nov. 1, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Poppenhusen branch of Queens Library, 121-23 14th Ave., College Point

Painting Party — Paint a picture of Central Park in the fall with step-by-step instructions. Tickets include all supplies. Space is limited, so reservation is required.
When: Friday, Nov. 2, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: The Paint Place, 31-21 31st St., Astoria
Cost: $45

Creek Cave Live — This show features touring comedians when they are not on the road. The lineup is released the week of the show.
When: Friday, Nov. 2, at 10 p.m.
Where: The Creek and The Cave, 10-93 Jackson Ave., Long Island City
Cost: $5

Saturday Sing Along — Children ages 4 to 6 will learn animal songs, meet live animals and make an instrument to take home. Tickets are $18.
When: Saturday, Nov. 3, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Where: Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston
Cost: $18

Art of Indoor Bonsai Workshop — Learn about bonsai traditions and care and take a plant home with you.
When: Saturday, Nov. 3, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St., Flushing
Cost: $100; $90 for members

Wildlife Weekend — Learn about and feed animals, go on a hayride and more.
When: Saturday, Nov. 3, and Sunday, Nov. 4, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Queens County Farm Museum; 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park
Cost: $9; free for members

Flushing Town Hall Hot Club — Enjoy jazz artists from Queens on the original 78 RPM format. No registration required.
When: Saturday, Nov. 3, from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Where: Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
Cost: Free

Sunnyside Shorts International Film Festival — Come to the eighth annual Sunnyside Shorts International Film Festival, featuring a teen competition for the first time. Enjoy short films by and for teenagers at 1 p.m. with free admission and refreshments. Short films by and for adults start at 7 p.m.
When: Saturday, Nov. 3 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Where: Sunnyside Reformed Church, 48-03 Skillman Ave.
Cost: $12 online, $15 at the door for adult films

Latkes and Laughs — Enjoy dinner and comedy at Latkes and Laughs at Ben’s Deli. Comedians Angela Cobb, Les Degen and Stevie GB will be performing. Call (718) 229-2367 for reservations.
When: Saturday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m.
Where: 211-37 26th Ave., Bayside
Cost: $45

High School Fair — Learn about the different high school options available to New Yorkers, including applications, school life and more.
When: Sunday, Nov. 4, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: The New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St., Corona.
Cost: Free with NYSCI admission

Music of Frank Sinatra — Enjoy the music of Frank Sinatra at this show and dance. Hors d’oeuvres start at 2 p.m. and the live music starts at 3 p.m. Tickets are $51. Call (718) 631-6311 or visit www.qcc.cuny.edu/QPAC to reserve your seat.
When: Sunday, Nov. 4, at 2 p.m.
Where: Towers on the Green at North Shore Towers, 272 Grand Central Parkway
Cost: $51

Fiber Optics: A Panel Discussion — Artists Erin M. Riley and Martha Tuttle will discuss textile art forms in contemporary art from 3:30 to 5 p.m. This event is free, but space is limited. Call (718) 937-6317 or email rsvp@dorsky.org to reserve your seat.
When: Sunday, Nov. 4, from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: 1103 45th Ave., Long Island City
Cost: Free

Dear Diary: Comics Read Their Weird Childhood Journals — Have comedians been funny since they were kids? Come find out at Dear Diary: Comics Read Their Weird Childhood Journals.
When: Monday, Nov. 5, from 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Where: Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave., Astoria
Cost: $8

Paperback Crush — Do you miss the young adult books of the ‘80s and ‘90s? Come hear author Gabrielle Moss talk about her book “Paperback Crush” at the Astoria Bookshop. The discussion will center around paperback novels for preteen girls like “Sweet Valley High” and “The Baby-Sitters Club” and how they shaped a generation of readers.
When: Tuesday, Nov. 6, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Astoria Bookshop, 31-29 31st St.
Cost: Free

How to Be Alone — Come to a comedian’s book release party at Q.E.D. Lane Moore will be discussing her book, “How to Be Alone,” along with fellow comedians Katie Compa and Selena Coppock.
When: Tuesday, Nov. 6, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: 27-16 23rd Ave., Astoria.
Cost: $16

Jazz Jam — Do you like to play jazz music? Come jam with others at Flushing Town Hall. The band will be led by saxophonist Carol Sudhalter. All instrumentalists and vocalists are welcome.
When: Wednesday, Nov. 7, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
Cost: $10; free for musicians

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