Drumming Workshop on Sunday, 10/5
in Flushing Hall’s garden at 7 p.m.
COMIC CON AT KATCH
If you just can’t get enough of the fun at Comic Con, Katch Astoria is the place for you. Arrive in costume for live music from the Blues Brothers, raffles with great comic book giveaways and Comic Con tickets, drink specials and more. The fun begins early and ends late, 3 p.m. to 3 a.m. Happy Hour runs til 9 p.m. For more information, call (718) 777-2230.
NEW EXHIBITION AT MOMA PS1
“Retrospective,” the inaugural U.S. museum survey of French artist and choreographer Xavier Le Roy, opens at MoMA PS1. Realized in the galleries by a team of performers who continuously recycle and transform Le Roy’s past solo work, the exhibition opens up expanded opportunities for interaction within the museum. “Retrospective” will be on view until Dec. 1. For information, call (718) 784-2084.
CARNIVAL OF LOVE FUNDRAISER
The Carnival of Love Foundation will host its seventh annual “Carnival of Love” Fundraiser at Central Lounge in Astoria, to support children in the areas of wellness, nutrition and fitness, with a special focus on obesity and diabetes. Staying true to the “Carnival of Love’s” diverse and enchanting themed fundraisers, the theme of the evening will be Roaring Twenties. For more information, visit www.carnivaloflove.org.
CIGARS UNDER THE STARS
Resorts World Casino will host a “Cigars Under the Stars” event featuring Vinny Pastore from “The Sopranos.” This will be an evening of cigars, jazz, drinks and more. It will take place at the outside lounge on the third floor of the casino. It costs $25 for a ticket and it will begin at 8 p.m. Resorts World Casino is located at 110-00 Rockaway Blvd. in South Ozone Park.
M.A.K.U. SoundSystem puts on an explosive party, embodying an active quest for identity through sound. With hints of Colombian folklore, psychedelic-rock, jazz and Caribbean grooves, the band’s lyrics talk about love, hardships, culture and the immigrant experience. You can catch them at Flushing Town Hall at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 for general admission, $12 for members and $10 for students. To learn more, call (718) 463-7700.
SCREENING AT BROADWAY LIBRARY
The summer festival has come and gone, and now it’s time to go pick apples, harvest crops and break out autumn sweaters. Come celebrate fall with us at The Queens Library Broadway Branch for a double feature of “Growing Cities” and “Growing Farmers,” 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Event is free. For more information, call (718) 721-2462.
The Woodhaven Business Improvement District has funded a trolley that will be running through the neighborhood on Oct. 4. The trolley will be in the area from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. For more information, contact the Woodhaven BID at (718) 805-2929.
The Emanuel United Church of Christ in Woodhaven will host their annual blessing of the pets on Oct. 4. Bring your pets such as dogs, cats, birds and turtles to be blessed by the church. The blessing will begin at 11 a.m. The church is located at the corner of Woodhaven Boulevard and 91st Avenue.
Corina Bartra will present tunes from the great Peruvian composer Chabuca Granda, as well as works by other Peruvian composers and her own original music. The concert begins at 2 p.m. at Flushing Library in the lower level. The library is located at 41-17 Main St.
In celebration of the Golden Season in Beijing, Flushing Town Hall presents a concert with 10-year-old composer and pianist Huang Tiange. A renowned music prodigy, he has presented an annual Huang Tiange Festival since age 5 and he composed his first orchestral work at age 6. He will perform three Mozart Sonatas and his Xinjiang Suite. Tickets are $15 for general admission, $12 for members and $10 for students. The concert starts at 3 p.m. Call (718) 463-7700 for more information.
At the New York Hall of Science, mix up your own batch of washable paint from everyday ingredients to make a work of art. This workshop is recommended for children ages 18 months and older and will be held in the museum’s Maker Space. There is an $8 materials fee per family. For more information, visit nysci.org/little-makers or call (718) 699-0005.
PUDDLE, POTHOLE, PORTAL
Sculpture Center holds its grand opening for “Puddle, Pothole, Portal,” a new exhibition on view until Jan. 5. Incorporating a sense of wonder and humor, concepts surrounding animation and cartooning are expanded into an exhibition that enacts a similar sort of hysteria around flatness and depth in relation to technologies, real and illusory spaces—physical, virtual, internal, and external. The opening reception runs from noon to 5 p.m. For more information, call (718) 361-1750.
Celebrate Broadway’s rich Jewish musical legacy at the Queensborough Performing Arts Center. Starting at 3 p.m., four Broadway veterans, along with a live band, will perform the works of Bernstein, Gershwin, Hamlisch, Hammerstein, Rodgers, Sondheim and others. Tickets are $35. Visit www.qcc.cuny.edu/qpac/index.html or call (718) 631-6311 for more information.
The Maspeth Street Fair will take place on Oct. 5. There will be plenty of food, drinks, music and fun for residents who attend. The fair will be along Grand Avenue between 69th Street and 72nd Place. It is slated to run between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.
GOTTSCHEER HALL ANNIVERSARY
Gottscheer Hall will celebrate its 90th anniversary all day Sunday, beginning at 1 p.m. It will feature traditional German food like Gulasch, Sauerkraut, Brotknellen and more. There will also be live music by Herb Morscher, Gus Sengenberger and their band. For information, call Gottscheer Hall at (718) 366-3030.
Celebrate the Harvest Moon with a drum circle in Flushing Town Hall’s garden at 7 p.m. with master drummers from Brazil. Begin with workshops led by Afro-Brazilian master drummer, Dende, then jam with the entire group under the Harvest moon. All are welcome from beginner to professional. Space is limited to 20 participants. Call (718) 463-7700 to reserve your drum. Tickets are $25.
‘LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS’
Head to Flushing Library for a free screening of “Little Shop of Horrors” at 6:30 p.m. This PG-13 film stars Rick Moranis as Seymour, a florist shop worker who raises a vicious, raunchy plant that feeds on human blood. The library is located at 41-17 Main St.