Chamber Winds will perform at Flushing
Town Hall on Sunday, 11/2 at 2 p.m.
The 207th Block Association of Bayside will hold its 35th Halloween-Fest-On-Mall at 208th Street and 42nd Avenue, between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. The free fest will feature Betty the Witch, paper craftmaking, a dance around a carved, lit pumpkin and treats.
Celebrate Dia de los Muertos, Halloween and All Saints Day with hands-on festive fun for all ages at Flushing Town Hall. Be sure to wear your costume and swing by the venue at 4 p.m. for mask-making, All Saints Day Medallions, Mexican Sugar Skulls and ghost stories. Flushing Town Hall is located at 137-35 Northern Blvd.
DEATH PROM COSTUME PARTY
Astoria’s Pop Bar invites you to Death Prom, a Halloween party starting at 9 p.m. Dress for death and mayhem with $3 PBR tall boys, $4 Pacifico drafts and $5 well drinks all night long. King and Queen of the Death Prom costume contest will be crowned at 1 a.m. For more information, call (718) 204-8313.
HALLOWEEN PARTY AT THE BEER GARDEN
Are you ready for the wildest Halloween ever? More than 1,000 people party outdoors under the full moon or indoors at the bar at the Astoria Beer Garden. This party is on rain or shine. For those that go nuts on your customes, you’ll have a chance to win prizes! The party starts at 10 p.m. and goes to 3 a.m. It is 21+, tickets run $25 to $35 and include all night drink specials, three live DJs, and costume prizes. Purchase tickets at www.quietevents.com.
Celebrate Halloween at Locals Bar and Grill in Middle Village with a karaoke party hosted by DJ Mr. Jay. There will be a prize given out for best costume and drink specials as well. Locals is located at 67-32 Metropolitan Ave.
ALL SAINTS DAY
KESIVAN AND THE LIGHTS
Kesivan Naidoo is a drummer, composer and leader of an exciting new generation of Cape jazz performers. In celebration of Queens College Year of South Africa, he will play a concert at Flushing Town Hall, starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are free with a RSVP online. Visit www.flushingtownhall.org to RSVP.
Join Bayside Historical Society trustee Paul DiBenedetto for a guided tour around the tombstones. Visit this landmark site and final resting place of the City’s first popularly elected mayor, Cornelius Van Wyck Lawrence, and other descendants of one of Bayside’s founding families. Meet at 216th Street and 42nd Avenue. The tour is free and starts at 2 p.m.
Celebrate Halloween and Cido the Clown’s Birthday at the Forest Park Carousel from 1 to 5 p.m. There’s a magic show at 1 and 3 p.m., a costume contest at 2 p.m. (prizes for all participants), free birthday cake for everyone at 4 p.m. and music all afternoon.
On Nov. 1 and 2, Queens-based modern dance company Dance Entropy will present a diverse program featuring three vigorous new works, including a dance/theater piece based on the story of the Titanic. The show takes place at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Saturday and at 3 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets cost between $25 and $42. Visit queenstheatre.org or call (718) 760-0064 to learn more.
BOYZ II MEN
Boyz II Men will perform at Resorts World Casino, with tickets beginning at $25. Come see them perform classics as “On Bended Knee” and “Motownphilly.” The show will begin at 9 p.m. with the doors opening at 8 p.m. For more information, visit rwnewyork.com.
‘THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE’
The FSF Community Theatre Group will put on a presentation of the musical “Thoroughly Modern Millie” at the Free Synagogue of Flushing. Directed by Maryellen Pierce, the play tells the story of Millie Dillmount, who comes to the City in the 1920s to marry for money instead of love. Millie soon begins to take delight in the flapper lifestyle, but problems arise when she checks into a hotel owned by the leader of a white slavery ring in China. Tickets are $18. The Free Synagogue of Flushing is located at 41-60 Kissena Blvd. Call (718) 428-8681 to RSVP.
MIRA JACOB AT ASTORIA BOOKSHOP
In her debut novel, “The Sleepwalker’s Guide to Dancing,” Pete’s Reading Series founder Mira Jacob takes us on a deftly plotted journey that ranges from 1970s India to suburban 1980s New Mexico to Seattle during the dot.com boom. Join the Astoria Bookshop for a reading & signing with the author, 4 to 6 p.m. For more information, call (718) 278-2665.
The Queens College Chamber Winds will perform at Flushing Town Hall at 2 p.m. The group was founded by Symphonic Wind Ensemble Director, Kristin Mozeiko. It is made up of eight to 15 of the college’s finest players from the Wind Ensemble. They perform both traditional chamber wind repertory and original 20th Century works. Tickets are $5 and free for members and students.
‘SCREEN TEST REEL #8’
At 3:30 p.m., Queens College’s Godwin-Ternbach Museum will show Andy Warhol’s “Screen Test Reel #8” as part of its exhibit on the artist’s photo-aesthetic. The screen test features Marion Zazeela, Edie Sedgwick, Charles Henri Ford, Susan Sontag and more.
‘THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VANCE’
Join Queens Museum’s senior film series with Mark Ethan Toporek for the screening of this classic western. “The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance” stars John Wayne and James Stewart, who bring opposite philosophies to the taming of a wild Western town being terrorized by Lee Marvin’s outlaw gang. The film starts at 2 p.m.
IN THE BONES
The Astoria Performing Arts Center is pleased to announce the world premiere production of “In the Bones.” When a soldier home from serving in Afghanistan ends his life, grief settles over his family and the partner he leaves behind. In a series of scenes moving ahead a year at a time, loss transforms a family and sorrow finds a home in the bones of those left behind. Tickets are $18 for general admission and $12 for students and seniors. For information or to buy tickets, visit www.apacny.org.