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Renaissance Art Discussion, Resume Spruce Up Highlight Week Ahead in Forest Hills

Also, the Central Queens Y will host a discussion with a bipolar author and Transportation Alternatives will hold a march.

Photo courtesy of Sascha Altman DuBrul's Facebook page.
Photo courtesy of Sascha Altman DuBrul's Facebook page.
Drop by Forest Hills Patch on Monday morning to find out about events taking place in the community in the week ahead.

If there are any goings-on that we missed, please email the editor at nathan.duke@patch.com or post information in the comment section below and we’ll add the event into our roundup.

Monday

Author Sascha Altman DuBrul will discuss his book, "Maps to the Other Side: The Adventures of a Bipolar Cartographer" at the Central Queens Y, located at 67-09 108th St. in Forest Hills, at 1:30 p.m. DuBrul is a political activist, organic farmer and guidance counselor as well as the founder of a seed library and an online support network for people diagnosed with psychiatric disorders.

Thursday

The Central Queens Y, located at 67-09 108th St., will hold an event that teaches participants how to spruce up their resume that runs from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Friday

There will be a performance of Gamelan music at the Outpost Gallery, located at 16-65 Norman St. in Ridgewood, at 8 p.m. The show combines Indonesian and American music and includes performers on gongs, marimbas and drums. It will also include a video of "The Shadows of Treason," which tells the tale of Benedict Arnold and the American Revolution through Japanese shadow puppets.

Saturday

The Forest Hills Library, located at 108-19 71st Ave., will hold an event titled Women Artists of the Renaissance at 2:30 p.m. Lecturer Katalin Gyokeny will discuss the works of Sirani, Gentileschi, Robusti and other female artists of the period.

Transportation Alternatives Queens will host a "winter wander" along Queens Boulevard at 1 p.m., leaving from New Life Fellowship Church, located at 82-10 Queens Blvd. The event will include those walking from Astoria all the way to Forest Hills to take a stand against the "Boulevard of Death."

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