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QNS Weekender: Six things to do in Queens this weekend

Oct. 5, 2023 By Nevine Salameh

This weekend in Queens holds an exciting array of events to attend. From popular film screenings to relatable comedy shows and culture-filled food bazaars, here’s our handpicked list of events to elevate your weekend plans. 

 

Friday, Oct. 06

 

Movie Afternoon Presents: About My Father

 

Come and join the screening of the R-rated comedy-drama “About My Father” at Queens Public Library, featuring renowned actor and Oscar winner Robert De Niro and comedian Sebastian Maniscalco. (Howard Beach, 92-06 156 Ave., Howard Beach. 3 to 5 p.m. Admission: Free)

 

Classic Film Friday

 

Experience a suspenseful rated R movie night with the screening of the classic thriller ‘Vertigo’ (1958) at the Central Library. (Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica. 2 to 4:30 p.m. Admission: Free)

 

Saturday, Oct. 07

 

Bad N Beigey: A Comedy Show

 

Join Q.E.D. for a comedy showcase with Maria Rodriguez, Ahmed Khan, and Li Wei, presenting diverse humor and one act for all audiences, promoting inclusivity and variety. (Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave., Astoria. 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Admission: $16.85)

 

KAPCQ Bazaar

 

Looking for a culinary adventure? Check out the Queens Asian Food Market for a chance to splurge on a range of Asian delicacies. Guests are ensured with some hidden Asian cuisine gems that will be sure to please every food enthusiast. (KAPCQ, 143-17 Franklin Ave., Flushing. 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Admission: Free)

 

Sunday, Oct. 08

 

Central Greek Show with Aspa Live 

 

Prepare for an unforgettable night of music and entertainment as Aspa, the famous Greek singer, takes the stage at Disco Sushi on Central Sunday to perform her hits, “Oh No,” “Mini Mou,” and more. (Disco Sushi, 41-17 Broadway, Long Island City. 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. Admission: $44.82)

 

2023 Fall Jazz Fest.

Watch as Jazz OverGround collaborates with Culture Lab Long Island City to bring a distinct jazz series featuring Brian Woodruff and Friends, the Kim Clarke Trio, and other talented musicians. (Culture Lab LIC, 5-25 46th Ave., Long Island City. 2 to 9 p.m. Admission: Free)

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