NEA JAZZ MASTERS
National Endowment for the Arts jazz masters Jimmy Heath (saxophone), Barry Harris (piano) and Jimmy Owens (trumpet) will perform at Flushing Town Hall, starting at 8 p.m. The three musicians will be joined by bassist Christian McBride, guitarist Russell Malone and drummer Tootie Heath for an evening of music. There will be a panel discussion beforehand at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $40 for general admission, $32 for members and $20 for students.
CHAMBER MUSIC LIVE
Chamber Music Live and Queens College will present “Year of Brazil,” a performance at LeFrak Concert Hall. The concert will take place at 10 a.m. and will feature guitarist-vocalist Richard Boukas and his Brazilian Jazz Ensemble. Individual tickets cost $30, though the show is free for Queens College students, faculty and staff. Free parking is available. For information, call (718) 997-3800.
JES Entertainment and Queens College will present “Ronnie Spector: Beyond the Beehive” at LeFrak Concert Hall. Starting at 8 p.m., the two-hour show will take attendees on a 50-year journey through Spector’s rock and roll. Accompanied by a full band, Spector will tell stories, display unseen images and home videos and sing up to 15 songs from her career. Tickets are $50. For more information, call (718) 997-3800.
ANNUAL PUMPKIN FAIR
The Annual Pumpkin Fair at All Saint’s Church is back for the fall. Come for a day of fun and good food from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. Have something to eat and shop for bargains. The fair will take place at 43-12 46th St. in Sunnyside. The entrance to the fair is free.
Sunnyside Community Services will host a conversation with author Jonathan Lethem to discuss and sign his latest book, “Dissident Gardens.” Jackson Heights based author/artist Franklin Bruno will also join the conversation. Lethem is the author of eight novels, and recipient of the MacArthur fellowship. The event starts at 2 p.m. To RSVP, visit https://scsny.eventbrite.com.
ART FOR FAMILIES
Make costumes with your kids, from ages 5 to 11 at the Noguchi Museum. Advanced registration is required. The Museum is located at 9-01 33rd Rd. in Long Island City. The arts-and-crafts day starts at 10:30 a.m. For more information visit, www.noguchi.org/programs/education/families.
Michael Cooper will spin tales using a strange and colorful cast of characters at the Queens Theatre, with shows at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. “Masked Marvels & Wondertales” references Cooper’s experiences growing up on a ranch. The world he creates has oddities like hat-wearing dogs, giant noses and fish bait candy to catch children in a pond. Featuring outlandish antics and thrilling adventures, this show is for all ages. Tickets are $14. For more information, call (718) 760-0064.
The Greater Ridgewood Historical Society will host its annual harvest festival, from noon to 4 p.m. at The Onderdonk House, 1820 Flushing Ave., Ridgewood. Cost is $3 for adults, children 12 and younger are free with an adult. The first 500 children in attendance will receive a free pumpkin. For information, call (718) 456-1776.
MICHELE LEE AND THE BROADWAY BOYS
Broadway star Michele Lee will perform at the Queensborough Performing Arts Center at 3 p.m. On the stage, she is known for her roles in “How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,” “Seesaw” and “The Tale of the Allergist Wife.” The Broadway Boys joining her are male actors working in various Broadway shows, such as “Wicked,” “Jersey Boys” and “Hair.” Tickets are $40. For more information or to buy tickets, call (718) 631-6311.
AMERICAN LEGION LUNCHEON
The American Legion Post 118 in Woodhaven will host a lunch to honor the past president and commander of the legion post from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The following foods will be served: roast beef, turkey, mashed potatoes, string beans, bread/rolls, beer, wine and soda, coffee, tea and cake. Music will also be provided by DJ Walter. Tickets are $25 per person. Call Loretta Phillips at (718) 848-1292 for tickets and more information. Seating is limited. The Legion Post is located at 89-02 91st St. in Woodhaven.
QUEENS OF QUEENS
The Laughing Devil Comedy Club in Long Island City will host the latest edition of its popular queer comedy event, hosted by comedian Leighann Lord and including Frank Liotti, Lousine Shamamian, Rich Kiamco and “Clutter Cowgirl” Jeni Aron. The show begins at 8 p.m. and has an admission price of $10. For information, visit www.laughingdevil.com.
LIBRARY GRAND OPENING
You are invited to the Grand Opening of the Little Free Library at 4 p.m. This celebration will include children’s books storytelling and a Composting for Kids class. Little Free Libraries are local community based and run book exchanges, that are springing up all over the world. The LIC Community Garden is located at 49th Ave. between Vernon Blvd. and 5th St. For more information about Little Free Libraries, visit littlefreelibrary.org.
St John’s University will present a free screening of the documentary “Koch,” a movie detailing the life of former New York City mayor Ed Koch, beginning at 5:30 p.m. A panel discussion featuring political experts will follow the presentation. The event will take place at the Little Theater on St. John’s Queens Campus, 80-00 Utopia Pkwy. Contact Brian Browne at (718) 990-2762 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
CRAFT TUESDAYS AT FOREST HILLS LIBRARY
The Forest Hills Library will host the first of six craft Tuesdays from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Children aged 5 and older will explore their artistic side using materials to create projects that they will be able to take home. The library is located at 108-19 71st Ave. in Forest Hills.
ROLLING STONES TRIBUTE
A Rolling Stones Tribute Band, called Streetfighter, will perform at Resorts World New York City Casino starting at 8:30 p.m. They will perform many Rolling Stones classics like “Paint It Black,” “Gimme Shelter,” and “You Can’t Always Get What You Want.” The Casino is located at 110-00 Rockaway Blvd. in South Ozone Park.
IT’S GREEN (AND ROMAN) TO ME
The Adult Education Committee of Hillcrest Jewish Center and Rabbit Manes Kogan will present “It’s Greek (and Roman) to Me,” a program on Jewish life under the Greeks and Romans. Liora Ben-Harari will discuss this period of Jewish history, going over topics like Alexander the Great, the Hasmoneans, Herod, the Bar Kokhba Revolt, the start of Christianity and the origins of rabbinic Judaism. The event is free, starts at 7:30 p.m. and takes place at 183-02 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows.