Kid-Friendly Concerts and Musical Activities in Queens in November

Kid-Friendly Concerts and Musical Activities in Queens in November

Music lovers, have fun with local kid-friendly concerts and musical activities for kids in Queens this November. Enjoy the music of Lake Street Drive, a jazz jam, and more!

'Dances of the World'
WHEN: Oct. 20 - Nov. 26, Friday-Saturday, 8pm; Sundays, 4pm
WHERE: Thalia Hispanic Theatre, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside, NY
WHAT: Enjoy dance and live music with Colombian Dance Company Cali Salsa Pal' Mundo.
WANT TO GO? $40; $37 seniors and students. 718-729-3880.

Flushing Town Hall Monthly Jazz Jam
WHEN: Wednesday, Nov. 1, 7-10pm
WHERE: Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing, NY
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: Jazz Jams are a fun way for artist to hone their skills and jam with their peers. The house band is led by saxophonist Carol Sudhalter. All are welcome to participate or listen, regardless of instrument.
WANT TO GO? $10; free for students and jamming musicians. 718-463-7700.

Toddler Music FREE
WHEN: Nov. 1 - Dec. 20, Wednesdays, 10:15am
WHERE: Woodhaven Library, 85-41 Forest Parkway, Woodhaven, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: There will be songs, instruments, crafts, marching, and dancing.
WANT TO GO? 718-849-1010.

NEA Jazz Masters: Celebrating 100 Years of Dizzy and Monk
WHEN: Friday, Nov. 3, 8pm
WHERE: Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing, NY
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: A concert celebrating 100 years of jazz icons Dizzy Gillespie and Thelonious Monk and their essential contributions to the jazz vernacular, featuring NEA Jazz Masters Kenny Barron on piano, Jimmy Heath on saxophone, Jimmy Owens on trumpet, and Jimmy Cobb on drum, joined by Lew Tabackin on saxophone, and Rufus Reid on bass.
WANT TO GO? $42; $20 students. 718-463-7700.

Saturday Sing-Along
WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 4, 10:30am
WHERE: Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Enjoy live music and learn some new animal songs. Meet live animals featured in the songs and make an instrument to play at home.
WANT TO GO? $18. 718-229-4000.

An Evening With Gladys Knight
WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 9, 8pm
WHERE: LeFrak Concert Hall, 153-49 Reeves Ave., Flushing, NY
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT: The great ones endure, and Gladys Knight has long been one of those performers. Don't miss an unforgettable performance from one of Motown’s leading ladies.
WANT TO GO? $39 and up. 718-997-3800.

Carnegie Hall Neighborhood Concert: Jason Danieley FREE
WHEN: Sunday, Nov. 12, 3pm
WHERE: LaGuardia Performing Arts Center, 31-10 Thomson Ave., Long Island City, NY
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT: Whether performing in a Broadway musical or as a soloist, Danieley dazzles whenever he raises his voice. He made his Broadway debut in the 1997 revival of Bernstein’s Candide, winning a Theatre World award.
WANT TO GO? 718-482-5151.

Astoria Big Band: Memories of Jazz in Queens
WHEN: Friday, Nov. 17, 8pm
WHERE: Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing, NY
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: Founded in 1986 by baritone saxophonist Carol Sudhalter, the Astoria Big Band presents the music of Queens' greats including Dizzy Gillespie, Louis Armstrong, Jutta Hipp, Big Nick Nicholas, Sarah McLawler, Clark Terry, Jimmy Heath, and more.
WANT TO GO? $16; $10 students. 718 463 7700.

Musica Reginae Chamber Players
WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 18, 7:30pm
WHERE: The Church in the Gardens, 50 Ascan Ave., Forest Hills Gardens, NY
WHAT: An evening of enchanting and beloved chamber music works for piano and strings including works by Schubert, Schumann, Bloch, and Gerber.  Performers to include Barbara Podgurski on piano, Cyrus Beroukhim on violin, and Junah Chung on viola.
WANT TO GO? $20; $10 students; free for children 12 and younger with an adult. 718-894-2178.

Debby Boone: 'Swing This' with The Diva Jazz Orchestra
WHEN: Sunday, Nov. 19, 3pm
WHERE: Queensborough Performing Arts Center, 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside, NY
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT: Debby continues to grow her reputation as a singer of the Great American Songbook, with her release of Reflections of Rosemary, an intimate tribute to her late mother-in-law Rosemary Clooney, and with her new big band show Swing This, a tribute to Las Vegas in the '60s.
WANT TO GO? $35 and up. 718-631-6311.

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