HAUNTED HALLOWEEN CONCERT
Resorts World Casino in South Ozone Park is hosting a Halloween concert at 9 p.m. There will be live performances by Taylor Dayne and Exposé. A costume contest and prize giveaways will also occur at the event. Tickets are $20 for the concert. Resorts World is located at 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.
Marc Josleff will do a watercolor demonstration, “From Soft Focus Photo to Wet in Wet,” created for the National Art League, at 8 p.m. at the League, 44-21 Douglaston Pkwy., Douglaston. Admission is free. The artist will create a provocative rendition using watercolor magic.
Olympic Silver Medalist Tim Mayotte of the Mayotte Hurst Tennis Academy will offer a free tennis training clinic for middle school and high school girl tennis players from 4-6 p.m. at Cunningham Sports Center in Fresh Meadows. For information, call (718) 740-6800 or visit www.cunninghamtenniscenter.com.
LIVE BAT ENCOUNTERS
The New York Hall of Science will hold a presentation with live bats at 1 and 3 p.m. This show will feature Rob Miles from the Organization for Bat Conservation, where he will talk about the importance of bats and why they need to be protected. Fruit bats from Africa and Asia, a brown bat from North America and the largest bat in the world, a giant flying fox bat from Malaysia, will all be on hand. Tickets are $6 for adults, $3 for NYSCI members and $5 for children, students and seniors. The event repeats on Nov. 3.
The United Methodist Church will hold their annual harvest fair from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the church auditorium. Attendees can shop for crafts, baked goods, collectibles and Christmas items. United Methodist Women will be selling small items and raffle tickets for a handmade quilt, in order to benefit their Mission projects. Breakfast and lunch will be served at the fair. The church is located at 35 Verbena Ave., Floral Park.
THE MUSIC OF FRANK SINATRA
Jazz singer Arnie Gruber will sing renditions of songs from several musical legends, including Frank Sinatra and Barry Manilow, at the Forest Hills branch of the Queens Library. The show will start at 2:30 p.m. The library is located at 108-19 71st Ave.
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
Nine of New York City’s best classical actors will take to the stage each night at the Secret Theatre, located at 44-02 43rd St. The actors will play 16 roles in Shakespeare’s infectious comedy of sly sprites, rude mechanicals and confused lovers- except no one will know his or her track until their names are drawn at random from Puck’s hat by the audience at the start of every show. The show starts at 8 p.m. For more information, visit www.titantheatrecompany.com/.
DB Rielly will perform a collection of Americana Music from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. at Daly’s Pub, 31-86 31st St., Astoria. DB promises his listeners an “instantaneous cure for all afflictions.” Admission is free.
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LAUREL AND HARDY MARATHON
The Laughing Devil Comedy Club in Long Island City will host a marathon of Laurel and Hardy classics from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost for the event is $7. Enjoy the films on the Laughing Devil’s new 125-inch screen. For information, visit www.laughingdevil.com.
COMPOST PROJECT: TEACHER WORMSHOP
This hands-on, inquiry-based activity at the Queens Botanical Garden will teach children about biology, recycling and responsibility. Kids will discover the benefits of composting with a worm bin and how to maintain that system. The fee is $5 per person and the workshop runs from 6 to 8 p.m. Registration is required. Call (718) 539-5296 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
Claudia Pierpont will appear in Forest Hills to speak about her new book “New Yorker,” which tells the life of Philip Roth, an author who has written many well-known books. Pierpont tells his story through interviews with family and friends, what inspired him and other authors as well. The event will start at 1:30 p.m. The talk costs $4 for members of the Central Queens Y and a donation of $7 is suggested for non-members. The Queens Y is located at 67-09 108th St., Forest Hills.
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THE WORK OF PHILIP ROTH
Queens College Evening Readings will present a discussion about the work of author Philip Roth at LeFrak Concert Hall at 7 p.m. Four authors, Janis Bellow, Rebecca Goldstein, Susan Jacoby and Claudia Pierpont, will discuss Roth’s writings. Roth, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “Portnoy’s Complaint” and “The Human Stain,” will speak afterwards. Tickets can be purchased for $20 at LeFrak Concert Hall the day of the event. For more information, call (718) 997-4646.
SOUTH PACIFIC: IN CONCERT
Presented by Aaron Copland School of Music, Queens College Department of Drama, Theatre & Dance and Kupferberg Center for the Arts, “South Pacific” will be performed by Queens College students, professors and alumni in Colden Auditorium at 7 p.m. This musical, composed by Richard Rodgers, tells the story of an American nurse stationed on a South Pacific island during World War II. She falls in love with a middle-aged French plantation owner but struggles to accept his mixed-race children. Tickets are $22 for the general audience and $15 for students with a Queens College ID.
The Hillcrest Jewish Center will hold an “end of the season” meditation in Ferkauf Chapel, beginning at 7:30 p.m. after Minyan. Sing, chant and breathe with Cantor Moti Fuchs in the center, which is located at 183-02 Union Tpke. For more information, call (718) 380-4145.
SUNNYSIDE RESTAURANT WEEK
Sunnyside Restaurant Week 2013 is here! Presented by the Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District, it takes place from Nov. 4 until Nov. 8. The cost for dinner will be $25 and lunch will be $10. For a list of participating restaurants, visit www.sunnysideshines.org/sunnyside-restaurant-week.
QNS URBAN MKT
Check out the new market inside the historic Standard Motor Parts building in Long Island City. From food, jewelry, arts & crafts, photography, and furniture, the market strives to feature the best of what local New York vendors have to offer. It will operate on Fridays from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. within a spacious building next to the COFFEED shop and right below the Brooklyn Grange rooftop farm. The building is located at 37-18 Northern Blvd. For information, visit www.qnsurbanmkt.com/.