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PAGE 8                                                     THE QUEENS TIMES                               THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2022













              It’s In Queens!        her  ancestors  who  question  if  activities and refreshments.
            (Dec. 9 to Dec. 15)      Black women can ever be free in  •    Dec. 11, Holiday Show, 3 pm.
                                     the United States. ASL interpreta-  Queens Symphony Orchestra,
             Everybody is busy this time  tion provided. Queens Theatre, 14  conducted and directed by Martin
        of year, including the borough of  United Nations Ave. S., Flushing  Majkut, celebrates the holiday
        Queens. Holiday markets com-  Meadows Corona Park.         season with everything from
        pete with holiday concerts and  •    Dec. 10, Musiquita, 4 pm. The  Christmas carols to Hanukkah
        house tours. Then there are the  local children’s group Musiquita  tunes. LeFrak Concert Hall, 153-
        workshops to make wreaths, gin-  offers a special Nutcracker show  49 Reeves Ave. Flushing.
        gerbread houses, and cards.  with tap dance star Demi Remick  •    Dec. 11, A Christmas Festival,
        •    Dec. 9, New York Croons for  and Steve “the Wizard of the  4 pm. The Sacred Music Society
        Christmas, 7 pm. Colm Reilly de-  Upright Bass” Whipple. Maple  of Our Lady Queen of Martyrs
        livers a cabaret-style performance  Grove Cemetery, 127-15 Kew  Church and the Oratorio Society
        with some of New York’s most  Gardens Rd.                  of Queens perform under the
        esteemed jazz musicians. New  •    Dec. 10, A Poetry Reading, 2  artistic direction of Maestro Da-
        York Irish Center, 10-40 Jackson  pm. David Mills reads his poems  vid Close. The program includes
        Ave., Long Island City.      honoring former African Ameri-  selections from Handel’s “Mes-
        •    Dec. 9, Curators’ Choice Film  can slaves who are buried in the  siah,” beloved Christmas carols,   A & F Auto Repairs, Inc.
        Series, Jan. 21. More than two  cemetery. They include George  and Holiday favorites. Our Lady
        dozen movies screen during this  Washington Johnson, Victoria  Queens of Martyrs Church, Ascan              General Auto Repairs
        annual promotion which shares  Earle Matthews, Millie Tunnel,  Avenue and Queens Boulevard,               (Foreingn and Domestic)
        MoMI curators’ favorite 2022  and Fannie Anthony. Maple Grove  Forest Hills.                                   Accessories
        films. Museum of the Moving  Cemetery, 127-15 Kew Gardens  •    Dec. 11, Kunqu Society, 2 pm.                • Tires • Batteries
        Image, 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria’s  Rd.                     To celebrate the season of harvest               • Electronic Tune-ups
        Kaufman Arts District.       •    Dec. 10, Brace For Impact: A  and reunion, the Kunqu Society               • Inspection Station
        •    Dec. 9, Three Nights of Dance,  New Play, 7 pm. A staged reading  presents three plays -- “Asking for       • Towing
        Dec. 11. The Pioneers Go East  of Paraguayan playwright Maia  Tea,” “Fleeing Down the Moun-         ARIS & FRANK
        Collective and Emilee Lord per-  Nikiphoroff’s one-woman show  tain,” and “The Interrupted Dream
        form on the first two nights ($17,  about a flight attendant who fights  -- featuring resident artists and   43-05 111th Street • Corona Heights, NY
        8 pm). Various artists offer new  to stay focused on the job while  members in costume and make-
        pieces and works-in-progress on  her father’s body is being cremat-  up. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35   Greek, Spanish and Italian Spoken
        the final one ($15, 7 pm). Green  ed. She gets help from a disheveled  Northern Blvd.            (718) 592-7470        (718) 699-2499
        Space, 37-24 24th St., Ste. 211,  clown only she can see. Culture  •    Dec. 11, Holiday at the Castle,
        Long Island City.            Lab LIC at The Plaxall Gallery,  2 pm. The Bayside Historical So-
        •    Dec. 9, Ceramics Holiday  5-25 46th Ave., Long Island City.  ciety runs a family-friendly event
        Market, Dec. 11. More than 30 ce-  •    Dec. 10, Queens Craft Brigade,  with seasonal crafts, refresh-
        ramic artists peddle their work at  noon. Jewelry, food, crafts, art,  ments, storytelling, sing-a-longs,
        accessible prices. Schedule: Dec.  fashion, good times. Katch Asto-  and a visit from Santa Claus.
        9, 5 pm to 9 pm; Dec. 10, 10 am to  ria, 31-19 Newtown Ave.  The Castle, 208 Totten Ave., Fort
        7 pm; and Dec. 11, noon to 5 pm.  •    Dec. 10, Christmas Grand  Totten.
        BrickHouse Ceramic Art Center,  Market: A Caribbean Celebration,  •    Dec. 11 + 18, Astoria Holiday
        10-34 44th Dr., Long Island City.  5:30 pm, concert at 7 pm. Vendors  Market, noon. Art, jewelry, toys,
        •    Dec. 9, Sunnyside Shines,  sell crafts, drinks, food,  toys,  chocolates, body care, handbags,
        Dec.23. A full set of vendors.  and other items with West Indian  clothing, stationery, scarves, hats,
        Schedule is Thursday and Friday,  twists. The event ends with shows  and pottery on two days (Dec. 11
        6 pm to 9 pm, and Saturday and  by Jodian Pantry (Jamaica), De-  and 18). Plus, the host venue of-
        Sunday, 10 am to 2 pm. Alewife  nise Belfon (Trinidad & Tobago),  fers the Grandmas Kitchen menu,
        Brewing, 41-11 39th St., Sun-  Braata Folk Singers, Jonkanoo  which includes homemade soups,
        nyside.                      Parade, and others. Merrick Acad-  platters, and apple strudel. Bohe-
        •    Dec. 10, Navidad: A Mexican-  emy Charter School, 136-25 218th  mian Hall & Beer Garden, 29-19
        American  Christmas,  Dec.  11.  St., Laurelton.           24th Ave., Astoria.
        Calpulli Mexican Dance Company  •    Dec. 10, Tree Lighting Ceremo-  •    Dec. 11, Wrap and Ribbon Holi-
        presents a story about a young  ny + Holiday Dance Performance,  day Market, noon. Local vendors
        NYC resident whose parents are  3 pm to 5:30 pm. Traditional holi-  sell gifts of all kinds, including
        from Mexico. Through a dream,  day music with energetic street  jewelry, clothing, food, and bever-
        he attempts to bring the two cul-  dancers. Santa and a surprise  age items. Commonpoint Queens
        tures together with Aztec-inspired  guest appear at the end to take  Sam Field Center, 58-20 Little
        dance performed to Christmas  photos. Free, but registration is re-  Neck Pkwy., Little Neck.
        carols and Mariachi music meld-  quired. The Shops at Skyview, 40-  •    Dec. 11, Christmas Bazaar,
        ing with Tchaikovsky. Shows are  24 College Point Blvd., Flushing.  noon. Grace Episcopal Church
        2 pm and 7 pm (Dec. 10) and 3  •    Dec. 10, 19th Century Tea  King Hall, 155-24 90th Ave.,
        pm (Dec. 11). Queens Theatre, 14  Party, 3 pm. Design and construct  Jamaica.
        United Nations Ave. S., Flushing  a paper teacup using examples of  •    Dec. 11, Holiday Brunch +
        Meadows Corona Park.         real 19th-century cups during this  Craft Cocktails Demonstration, 1
        •    Dec. 10: Murder At The Mu-  King Manor Museum program.  pm. Learn how to make a Cham-
        seum, 5:30 pm. Diner, dessert,  Learn about designs and motifs  pagne cocktail while enjoying a
        and delinquency. Once upon a  popular with early Americans and  pastry basket. The Shops at Sky-
        time, a rich-but-grouchy man was  discover where and how popular  view, 40-24 College Point Blvd.,
        deciding which of his relatives to  teas were made across the globe.  Flushing.
        leave his fortune… when suddenly  Queens  Public Library,  Ozone  •    Dec. 12, Holiday Wreath Craft-
        he was murdered in a museum.  Park Branch, 92-24 Rockaway  ing, 5:30 pm. Decorate a holiday
        Formal attire is recommended.  Blvd.                       wreath with a master florist. The
        King  Manor  Museum, 150-03  •    Dec. 11, Holiday Historic  Shops at Skyview, 40-24 College
        Jamaica Ave.                 House Tour, 1 pm. Four Flushing  Point Blvd., Flushing.
        •    Dec. 10, Annual Winter Con-  landmarks open their doors to the  •    Dec. 13, Adult Holiday Punch
        cert, 7:30 pm. The Queens College  public during this 35th annual  Needle Embroidery Craft, 5:30
        Choral  Society  sings  Handel’s  event. The participating sites —  pm. Learn embroidery with a
        “Messiah” as part of an 82nd an-  Bowne House (37-01 Bowne St.),  renowned artist. The Shops at
        nual winter concert. Queens Col-  Flushing Friends Meetinghouse  Skyview, 40-24 College Point
        lege’s Colden Auditorium, 153-49  (137-16 Northern Blvd.), King-  Blvd., Flushing.         Read Our Paper Online Visit our website:
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        •    Dec. 10, Say It Ain’t So, 8 pm.  Ave.), and Voelker Orth House  Americas, Dec. 17. This Jack-  Follow the Links To Times Online
        A reading of a new play about  (149-19 38th Ave.) — will be  son Heights-based group -- Kim         ALSO Like us on facebook
        Sandra, an affluent Black mother  decorated as they were during  O’Hare Bonacorsa (flute), Matt
        who’s on the lam with her deaf  their first holiday seasons. Plus,                               www.facebook.com/queenstimes
        sister, Renny. Sandra encounters  each one will offer time-honored   (Continued on page 11)
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