What’s Up In Southeast Queens: Nov. 17-23, 2017

SPOTLIGHT

Local Artist Marketplace (see below)

Nov. 25-Dec. 23
LOCAL ARTIST MARKETPLACE
Drop by this marketplace to support local artists and business. The event will feature the local talents of artists, jewelry designers, clothing designers, T-shirt designers, painters, soap makers, authors, crafters, bakers, chefs and more. You can reserve a table by emailing queenscenterarts@gmail.com or call (917) 387-8311.

The event is free to attend and will take place at the Innovations Creative Arts, located at 198-20 Linden Blvd. in St. Albans.

The event will take place on Nov. 25 from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m., Nov. 26 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., Dec. 17 from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Dec. 23 from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Nov. 30
Access-A-Ride Know Your Rights Forum
State Sen. Leroy Comrie’s office is partnering with the Access-A-Ride Reform Group to conduct a Know Your Rights Forum at the end of the month. The Access-A-Ride Reform Group (AARRG) is an advocacy and legal services coalition dedicated to helping and advocating for New Yorkers with disabilities who use the paratransit system.

If you or someone you know struggles with constant delays, excessive trip times, language access or poor service in the paratransit system, RSVP for a Know-Your-Rights training for paratransit users.

The event will take place at the Fullness of Joy Ministrises, located at 113-39 Farmers Blvd. in St. Albans. It will begin at 7 p.m. For more information, call (718) 765-6359 or email abbady@nysenate.govto reserve a space.

The R&B Extravaganza: A Black Spectrum Theatre Fundraiser
The Black Spectrum Theatre Company and Milton G. Bassin Performing Arts Center will present “The R&B Extravaganza” — a fundraiser for the Black Spectrum Theatre Company.

Don’t miss this extraordinary concert that will feature the following artists: Carl Thomas, Case, Lil Moe, Intro, Mr. Cheeks and comedian Jamie Roberts. The show will be hosted by Ray Dejon.

Advance tickets can be secured at the Black Spectrum Theatre Company, York College Milton Bassin Performing Arts Center or online at Eventbrite. Those interested can also call (718) 262-2840 for more information or to purchase tickets. Balcony tickets cost $30, general admission is $45 and VIP tickets are $100. The show begins at 8 p.m. at the Milton Bassin Performing Arts Center, located at 94-45 Guy R. Brewer Blvd. in Jamaica.

AirTrain Jazz Festival Featuring The Steve Palmore Trio
The AirTrain Jazz Festival series continues this week with The Steve Palmore Trio on the AirTrain
Jamaica stage. The event will pay tribute to Jamaica’s rich jazz history by presenting some of the New York City metropolitan area’s best jazz musicians playing live.

You can learn more about The Steve Palmore Trio by visiting: http://www.stevepalmore.com

The AirTrain Jazz Festival is a co-production of A Better Jamaica and the Sutphin Boulevard Business Improvement District with the marketing support of the Jamaica Arts Council. The effort is funded by New York Council Members Rory Lancman and I. Daneek Miller, and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.
Community Meetings
The 105th Community Council Meeting will be held Nov. 29 at the 105th Precinct, located at 92-08 222nd St. in Queens Village. The meeting begins at 7 p.m.

Community Board 13 will hold its general board Nov. 20 this month. Drop by to raise concerns about your community and be informed. The meeting starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Bellerose Assembly of God at 240-15 Hillside Ave.

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