Listen to the sounds of Motown, celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, attend a bake sale and do more at these events around the borough this weekend.
Saturday, Oct. 11
Attend the “Summer Movie Double Feature: an Evening of Laughs and Action” at the Immaculate Conception Lower Church from 3 to 7:30 p.m. “The Lego Movie” will be shown at 3 p.m. followed by “Thor: The Dark World” at 5:30 p.m. Admission is free and there will be snacks and beverages for sale. Raffles and prizes are for the whole family. The church is located at 21-47 29th St. For more information, click here.
St. Josaphat’s R.C. Church will hold a rummage sale plus ethnic Polish bake sale today from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There is plenty of free parking. The sale will be held at the Parish Hall at 35th Avenue and 210th Street. Call Steve at 718-224-3052 for more information.
The Queens Pride Lions Club celebrates National Coming Out Day on Saturday, Oct. 11, with this “Coming Out Day Expo,” which features various local organizations offering support and services for the queer community. The Pride House is located at 76-11 37th Ave. Please call 718-429-5309 for more information. The expo starts at 3 p.m.
Don’t miss the Grammy-nominated, platinum album-selling artist Eddie Money perform hits like “Take Me Home Tonight” and more at the Resorts World Casino. Tickets are $25 to $75. The event starts at 9 p.m. The casino is located at 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.
The “Fall Festival and Touch & Truck” event at the Cross Island YMCA gives kids a chance to encounter working trucks and vehicles they see in everyday life up close and personal. Visitors can climb inside, touch and explore the vehicles. The festival also offers families a day of fun, food and entertainment with activities such as pumpkin picking, a rock wall, a bounce house, face painting and more. Pre-sale tickets are $10 and $5 for each additional child. Day-of tickets are $15 and $5 for each child. Adults over 18 and children under 6 months are free. The festival is located at 238-10 Hillside Ave. Visit www.ymcanyc.org/crossisland/pages/tat#ticket to purchase tickets. The event is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Church of the Resurrection will be having its “Autumn Treasure, Bake & Book Sale” from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. today and from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. tomorrow, on Sunday. There will be used clothing, household items, one-of-a-kind items and much more to be sold. Homemade baked goods, snacks and lunch will be available. For more information please call 718-847-2649. The church is located at 85-09 118th St.
Sunday, Oct. 12
The “Rockspot Bike Tour” is an interactive tour that allows participants to explore select sites of environmental and historical significance along the Rockaway Peninsula. The tour will depart from Jacob Riis Bathhouse and travel through Gateway National Park to explore the west end of the Rockaway Peninsula. Admission is free. Visit www.rwalliance.org/rwa/events or call 718-327-5919 for more information. The tour is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
St. Josaphat’s R.C. Church will hold a rummage sale plus ethnic Polish bake sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. There is plenty of free parking. The sale will be located at the Parish Hall at 35th Avenue and 210 Street. Call Steve at 718-224-3052 for more information.
“The 5 Kings of Motown,” the popular Vegas show that plays tribute to the famous Motown sound, will be performing at the Queensborough Performing Arts Center at 3 p.m. Nat Evans, who toured extensively with David Ruffin, Eddie Kendricks and Dennis Edwards, stars in this tribute. Orchestra seats are $42 each while rear orchestra and mezzanine tickets are $35 each. The center is located at 222-05 56th Ave. The box office number is 718-631-6311.
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with the music, dance and food of Peru, Argentina and Puerto Rico at the Queens Library’s Jackson Heights Branch. Participants are welcome to sample the food prepared on a first-come, first-served basis. The library is located at 35-51 81 St. For more information please call 718-899-2500. The event starts at 4 p.m.