An exhibit titled “Interwoven Worlds: Exploring Domestic and Nomadic Life in Turkey,” organized by Queens College’s Godwin-Ternbach Museum, will be on view at Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd. through April 30. Exhibit hours are Wednesday to Friday, noon to 5 p.m.
In honor of its major exhibition Civic Action: A Vision for Long Island City, the Noguchi Museum at 9-01 33 Rd., Long Island City, offers free admission for all visitors until the exhibition closes on April 22. For a schedule, call (718) 204-7088.
Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35 Ave., Astoria, will present “Street Digital,” an exhibition of JODI’s recent works in installation, software and video, now through May 20. Museum admission: $12 for adults; $9 for persons over 65 and for students with ID; $6 for children ages 3-18. Open Tuesday-Thursday, 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Closed Monday.
Ralph Weiss Photographs are on view through April 22 at the Voelker Orth Museum, 149-19 38 Ave., Flushing. Gallery hours: Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from 1-4 p.m.
Continuing through April 24 the second of a two-part exhibition on the evolution of art will be on view at the Queens College Art Center, Benjamin S. Rosenthal Library, Level Six, 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing. Gallery hours are: Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Free and open to the public.
Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St., Flushing, will exhibit the photography of documentary photographer Audrey Gottlieb now through May 19. “Vignettes from the Queens Project” is a photo collection that celebrates the diversity of the Queens community.
Joseph LoGuirato’s sketched collection of historic structures around the city will run through June 30 at the Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14 Rd., College Point. Call for hours: (718) 358-0067.
The AARP Queens Chorus performs at Queens nursing homes and rehab/senior centers. If interested in joining call (718) 523-1330 for audition dates.
The Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra has openings in oboe, bassoon, violin, viola, cello and bass sections. Auditions will be held during the regular rehearsals of the orchestra on Wednesday from 7:30-10 p.m. at the Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd. Interested players should contact the conductor, Franklin Verbsky at (718) 374-1627 or (516) 785-2532.
OneHeart Productions, a nonprofit theater company, presents a single evening’s performance of “Birmingham Reunion,” a full-length play dealing with the present-day impact of slavery on race relations on Friday, April 20 at 7:30 p.m. at the LaGuardia Performing Arts Center, Little Theater, 31-10 Thomson Ave., Long Island City. Tickets are $20 at door, $15 in advance. Call the box office at (718) 482-5151.
The Gingerbread Players will cap their 2011-12 season with a six-performance run of “Annie,” the classic musical at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 85 Greenway South, Forest Hills on Saturday, April 21, at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, April 22, at 2:30 p.m.; Friday, April 27, at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, April 28, at 2:30 p.m.; and Sunday, April 29, at 2:30 p.m. For reservations, call (718) 268-7772, or visit gingerbreadplayers.org.
“For Rent,” by acclaimed Turkish playwright, Ozen Yula, will be presented by the Kupferberg Center and the LaGuardia Performing Arts Center at LaGuardia Community College, 31-10 Thomson Ave., in Long Island City now through April 18 — Wednesday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; and April 12 and 18 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets: $5-$10. Call (718) 482-5151.
A free springtime concert of joy, with vocalists Natalia Salemmo, Jessica Bauch, pianist Mark Wilson, guitarist Jeffrey Starace and violinist Jennifer Johnson will be held on Saturday, April 14 at 1 p.m. at the Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14 Road, College Point. Historical tours will be conducted from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tours are conducted every half hour.
Neil Berg’s “100 Years of Broadway” will be presented on Saturday, April 14 at 8 p.m. at Colden Auditorium at Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing. Tickets: $26-$28. Call (718) 793-8080.
Zeynep Ucbasaran will give a recital on Sunday, April 15 at 2 p.m. at the Lefrak Concert Hall at Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing. Turkish-born Ucbasaran was a prizewinner in the 1996 and 2000 Los Angeles Liszt Competitions. Tickets: $34-$36. Call (718) 793-8080.
Grammy-award winner and folk music legend Janis Ian will be at the Queens Theatre in the Park for two special concert performances on Saturday, April 21 at 2 and 8 p.m. Tickets are on sale on the Queens Theatre website for $44 and $60. The theater is located in Flushing Meadows Park.
The Sacred Music Chorale of Richmond Hill presents a spring concert on Sunday, April 22 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 86-20 114 St. at 3 p.m. The program is Faure’s “Requiem” and Ralph Vaughn William’s “Five Mystical Songs” with professional soloists and chamber orchestra. Reception follows in church’s Bowers Hall. Admission $15 — seniors and students $12. Tickets available at the door or in advance.
Breathe life into your old paintings, a demonstration by Ann Bragg, will be held on Friday, April 13 at 8 p.m. at the National Art League, 44-21 Douglaston Pkwy., Douglaston.
The Bayside Jewish Center Sisterhood, 203-05 32 Ave., Bayside presents Milton Pincus on Monday, April 16 at 3 p.m. who will discuss Jewish/Arab relations in a modern world.
The Flushing AARP Chapter No. 1405 holds its meetings at the Bowne Street Community Church, 143-11 Roosevelt Ave. on Mondays at 1 p.m. The speaker on April 16 will be Bob Hogan, manager of the Quinn-Fogarty Funeral Home on living wills.
The Queens County Bird Club will meet on Wednesday, April 18 at 8 p.m. at Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston. Seth Ausubel will give a presentation on reptiles and amphibians of the New York/New Jersey region.
Queens Best Toastmakers Club meets the first, third and fifth Saturdays of the month from 10 a.m. to noon at the Elmhurst Hospital Center, Conference Room, 79-01 Broadway.
You Gotta Believe, a community-based older child adoption agency, is looking for families who would be willing to provide love and nurturing to a child in the foster care system. Join the agency on Sundays at 4 p.m. at Little Flower Children’s Services, 89-12 162 St., Jamaica. The next session will be on April 15. (No meeting on April 8).
Flushing Meadows Soap Box Derby has begun registering participants for this year’s Soap Box derby event. Registration can be obtained online at aasbd.org or GNB Auto Repair, 85-05 Astoria Blvd., Jackson Heights on Fridays between 6 and 8 p.m. Applicants must be between the ages of 8 and 17 years. A copy of a birth certificate must accompany the application or another document affirming proof of age. Kits may be obtained from the All-American or through sponsorship from the Flushing Meadow Organization.
Thalia Spanish Theatre, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside, announces its bilingual theatre movement and dance for children workshop, incorporating Flamenco and Mexican folkloric movement and dance. Classes are Saturdays from April 14 to June 23 from 10 a.m. to noon. The workshop concludes with a performance of a piece created and performed by the children at Thalia Spanish Theatre. The free is $150 total; there is a discount for families who enroll several children. The age group is from 5-12 years old. For information and reservations contact Soledad Lopez or Kathryn Giaimo at (718) 729-3880, or visit the website at thaliatheatre.org.
A parenting workshop with child psychologist Anthony Wolf will be held on Wednesday, April 18 at 7 p.m. at the Central Queens Y, 67-09 108 St., Forest Hills. Fee: $5 in advance, $10 at the door.
A defensive driving course for insurance and point reduction will be given at the American Martyrs Church, 79-43 Bell Blvd. in Bayside on Saturday, April 21 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. For information and registration call (631) 360-9720. The cost is $45.
A points/insurance reduction defensive driving course will be held in the VFW Hall, 102-17 160 Ave., Howard Beach on Saturday, April 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $35. Call Keith at (917) 599-6674 or visit progressive-training-ltd.com to register.
Mindfulness Meditation one-hour class with Rabbi Michael Weisser at Free Synagogue of Flushing, 41-60 Kissena Blvd., on Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. Free. For more information, call (718) 961-0030 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spring youth programs at the Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14 Rd., College Point, include: Drama Class (for ages 8-13) on Saturdays from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. It is free; Art Class (for ages 12 and up) on Saturdays from 10-11 a.m. for beginners and from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. for intermediate and advanced. Fee is $20 for supplies, adults $40; and Guitar (for ages 11-17) on Saturdays from 10-11 a.m. for beginners and from 11-noon for intermediate. Special one-time introductory price - $120 for 12 one-hour sessions. Pre-registration and payment are required. Starting date is Saturday, April 7. Programs run through June 30. Recital to be held in June for all youth programs. Call (718) 358-0067.
The American Small Craft Association (TASCA) is offering a $300, seven-week, on the water, basic sailing course at the Boathouse at Flushing Meadows Park, from Saturday, April 21 to June 11. For more information and registration call (347) 438-1863 or visit sailtasca.org.
The YWCA of Queens, 42-07 Parsons Blvd., Flushing, has expanded its GED preparation program to include free adult classes. Tracks vary in length from 10 to 20 weeks depending upon entrance test results. Contact the YW and sign up for the next placement examination. Call Stacy McKelvey at (718) 353-4553 for more information or to reserve your placement exam seat.
The Flushing Camera Club meets at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of Flushing Hospital, enter at 45th Avenue and Burling Street on the first, third and fifth Wednesday of the month. For information, visit flushingcameraclub.org.
Ongoing drawing class every Wednesday 1-4 p.m. at the National Art League, 44-21 Douglaston Pkwy, Douglaston. Instructor, Marc Jasloff. Call (516) 223-7659. Fee: $25 per class.
Italian Charities of America at 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst, offers Italian classes for adults and children. Adult classes are on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 7-9 p.m. Children’s classes are on Saturdays from 10 a.m.-noon. The course is for 14 wenks. Price: adult – $80, children — $75 for first child, $50 for second and third child. Call (718) 478-3100.
Dance with instructions at the Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst, every Monday and Friday, 7:15 to 8 p.m., followed by a dance social. Music by Sal Escott. Admission $10.
A one-hour auto clinic for women is held the third saturday of every month at 3:30 p.m. at Great Bear Auto Repair Shop, 164-16 Sanford Ave., Flushing. Call to reserve at (718) 762-6212.’
The Greek Cultural Center, 26-80 30 St., Astoria, offers classes in Greek folk dance for adults and teens every Saturday from 10:30 a.m.-noon. The fee is $20 monthly or $150 for the whole year. Bouzouki lessons are also available every Saturday from 12:30-2 p.m. Registration is open to beginners as well as advanced players of all ages. Students are recommended to bring their own instruments to class. The fee is $40 to enroll and $60 monthly. For more information, call (718) 726-7329.
Senior Yoga is coming to Bayside Jewish Center, 203-05 32 Ave., conducted by Flo Meyers. There will be a series of 10 weekly sessions at $5 per session. Bring your own mat or beach towel.
The Jackson Heights Art Club offers art classes, all mediums. Daytime and evening adult classes are offered Monday-Friday; daytime children’s classes are offered during the weekend. Classes are held at St. Mark’s Church, 82nd Street and 34th Avenue. Cost: $75 for adults, for four sessions, $75 for children for eight sessions. Membership available. For information, call Geraldine at (718) 446-4709.
St. Josephat’s R.C. Church of Bayside will hold an Easter dance on Sunday, April 15 from 2-6 p.m. in the Parish Hall, 35th Avenue and 210th Street. Live music. Ticket admission is $35. Call Helen at (718) 746-5138 for more information.
The Wednesday Night Singles Group of the SFY Adult Center, 58-20 Little Neck Parkway, Little Neck, invites you to social evenings with special guest speakers on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month from 7-9 p.m. Fee: $7 Adult Center members, $9 nonmembers.
Children’s Carnival at the Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park on Saturday and Sunday, April 14 and 15 and Saturday and Sunday, April 21 and 22 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission: $10. Enjoy carnival rides, midway games and prizes, hayrides and children’s entertainment.
Storyteller Barbara Aliprantis creates dramatic tales of immigrant hopes and traditions, drawing on her Greek heritage during a tea and talk on Sunday, April 15 at 3 p.m. at the Voelker Orth Museum, 149-19 38 Ave., Flushing. Admission is $10 and $8 for members.
The Queens Alliance Baseball League and the Queens Kiwanis Baseball League have combined to provide recreational baseball, as well as tournaments in the RBI, Pony, Federation and Greater N.Y. Sandlot. Any teams or players looking to play baseball in a local competitive league can call (718) 366-7717 or (718) 821-4487 for more information.
Take a tour of Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St., Flushing on Thursday, April 19 at 1 p.m. Free with garden admission.
Problem with cocaine or other mind-altering substances? For local Cocaine Anonymous meetings call: 1-(212) COCAINE.
The Queens Counseling Services of the Foundation for Religion and Mental Health announces a free Women’s Support Group on alternate Thursday mornings at 10 a.m. at the Kissena Jewish Center, 43-43 Bowne St., Flushing. If you are experiencing anxiety, fear or stress and are searching for a venue that can provide understanding, compassion and respect, call to register at (718) 461-6393.
Drug problem? Call Narcotics Anonymous Helpline at (718) 962-6244 or visit westernqueensna.com. Meetings are held seven days a week.