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.
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, from Saturday, March 31 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 except for the following holiday opening: April 9, 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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. Reception: Saturday, March 24 from 2-4 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.
The Friends of Maple Grove Cemetery announce that on Saturday, March 31 at 8 p.m., the Lhevinne Classical Concert Series featuring the Lautreamont String Quintet returns to The Center at Maple Grove, 127-15 Kew Gardens Road, Kew Gardens. Free parking is on premises. A pre-concert wine and cheese reception is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. There is limited seating; tickets are $25, $20 for seniors and $15 for members. For information call (718) 523-1876.
Assemblyman Edward Braunstein is sponsoring a spring blood drive on Monday, April 2, form 2:30-7p.m. at the LIRR Bayside station on Bell Boulevard and 41st Avenue.
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.
AARP Chapter 2889 will meet on Wednesday, April 4 at noon at the Elks Lodge, 82-20 Queens Blvd. New members are welcome. Entertainment by “Naomi.”
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 two sessions will be on April 1 and April 15. (No meeting on April 8).
The Selfhelp Benjamin Rosenthal-Prince Street Senior Center at 45-25 Kissena Blvd. in Flushing offers a series of computer classes geared towards seniors. Whether you are a beginner or more advanced computer user, there is a class for you. Sign up now for winter classes. For information call John at (718) 559-4329.
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 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 weeks. 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.
A boating safety class will be taught by qualified U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary instructors from Flotilla 12-01 at Fort Totten in Bayside, on Saturdays, March 31 and April 28. The class will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The fees are $75 for adults and $45 for children under 16 attending with a paid adult, learning materials are included. Pre-registration is required for driving a car on the base at Fort Totten. For information, call Mike Kaff at (917) 952-7014, Ralph Traub at (646) 418-1239, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 Bayside Historical Society, 208 Totten Ave., Fort Totten Park, Bayside, will hold a workshop on fascinators on Sunday, April 1 at 2 p.m. Design your own millinery headpiece to wear at your next royal wedding or Easter parade. Admission: $15; family $20; BHS members $12. Call (718) 352-1548.
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.
Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst, will hold Saturday night dances on March, 31, April 14 and April 28 from 8 p.m. to midnight. Cost is $10.
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.
The Free Synagogue of Flushing is holding a second night community seder on Saturday, April 7 at 6:30 p.m. at 41-60 Kissena Blvd. Cost for members is $25, nonmembers $35 and $15 for children ages 6-13. Children 5 and under are free. Free on-site parking. For more information call (718) 961-0030. Reservations deadline: Friday, March 30.
A seder will be held at the Reform Temple of Forest Hills, 71-11 112 St. on the second night of Passover, Saturday, April 7 at 5:30 p.m. The cost of the dinner is $63 for adults and $24 for children 12 and under. There is no charge for children under the age of 3. For reservations and further information, call the temple at (718) 261-2900.
Enjoy a weekend filled with fun and learning at Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St., Flushing, on Saturday, March 31 and Sunday, April 1, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Garden tours on Saturday and Sunday (meet at the Visitor and Administration Building Terrace) at 1 p.m. and bring the kids to the Children’s Activity Table both days from 1 to 4 p.m. Free with admission.
On March 31, Peter Rabbit makes an early visit to Immaculate Conception Parish, 21-63 29 St., Astoria, as a special guest for breakfast. The event, starting at 10 a.m. and ending at 2 p.m., will take place in Lyons Hall, Immaculate Conception School. The cost is: children ages 3-13 years old, $5, 14 years to adult, $9 and children under two are free. Admission includes buffet breakfast, arts and crafts and a photo opportunity with Peter Rabbit. Tickets will be sold on Sunday, March 25 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the school hall. To RSVP contact Dewey Hopkins at (347) 215-0154 or email@example.com
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.
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.
The Queens Counseling services and LISUN of the Foundation of Religion and Mental Health announces a new mourning and bereavement group to be held on Saturdays form 1-2 p.m. at Grace Episcopal Church, 14-15 Clintonville St., Whitestone. For further information call (718) 461-6393.
Co-dependents Anonymous (women only) meets every Friday at 10 a.m. at Resurrection Ascension Pastoral Center, 85-18 61st Road, Rego Park.
Free caregiver support groups at Queens Community House, Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Road. Call (718) 226-5960 Ext. 226 for details.
Nar-Anon is a self-help support group or anyone affected by a loved one’s use/abuse of drugs. The group meets every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in the basement lounge at the Church in the Gardens, 50 Ascan Ave., Forest Hills. For information, call 1(800) 984-0066, or go to nar-anon.org.
Schizophrenics Anonymous meets on Sundays at 10 a.m. at L.I. Consultation Center, 97-29 64th Road, Rego Park.
The Peter Cardella Senior Citizen Center, 68-52 Fresh Pond Road, Ridgewood, welcomes all seniors age 60 or above. Enjoy a daily healthy meal at noon. On Fridays there is a free lunch. They offer an array of activities such as bingo, movies, exercise, oil painting, yoga, line dancing classes, dancing to a live band, sing-a-longs, health presentations, blood pressure checks, and monthly birthday celebration and theme parties. Suggested contribution is $1.25. Meals-on-Wheels program is offered also. Call (718) 497-2908.
The Ridgewood Older Adult Center, 59-14 70 Ave., is open Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The center offers a variety of activities and exercise classes including Wii sports, billiards, bingo, computer classes and monthly bus trips. For information, call Karen at (718) 456-2000.
The Woodhaven Senior Center, 78-15 Jamaica Ave., announces free exercise classes at the center. Stay Well on Monday includes stress reduction; yoga on Thursday includes meditation time. The center is open five days a week from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The Howard Beach Senior Center invites seniors aged 60 and older to become members. The center offers exercise, yoga and tai chi classes, billiards, creative writing, crafts, weekly dances with a DJ, painting and sketching classes, bingo, ballroom and line dancing, Wii bowling and computer classes. The center also takes many trips, including a monthly excursion to Atlantic City. It is located at 156-45 84th St., use the 85th St. entrance, open from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Lunch is served at noon. For more information, call (718) 738-8100, or visit their new website at\ howardbeachseniorcenter.org.
The Rockaway Boulevard Senior Center, 123-10 143 St., South Ozone Park, offers service programs Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. lunch is at noon with a suggested donation of $1.50. Exercise programs include: tai chi stretch, dance groups, choral group, ceramic, camera class, computer classes, trips, birthday parties and more. For more information, call (718) 657-6752.
A leisure group meets every Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Hillcrest Jewish Center, 183-02 Union Turnpike, Flushing, for area seniors.
United Hindu Senior Center, 118-09 Sutter Ave., South Ozone Park, offers free vegetarian lunch, health promotion, nutrition education, cards and games, mammograms and blood pressure screenings. In addition, we provide transportation for many seniors via bus. For more information, call (718) 323-8900.
Activities at the Clearview Senior Center, 208-11 26th Ave., Bayside, are held Monday-Friday. For more information, call (718) 224-7888.
The Louis Armstrong House, the longtime home of the great musician Louis Armstrong, is a national historic landmark located on 107 St. in Corona. It is open to the public as a historic house museum and needs volunteers to assist in the Welcome Center. For information, contact Deslyn Dyer at (718) 478-8274 or on the web: satchmo.net.
The Samuel Field YWHA, 58-20 Little Neck Pkwy., Little Neck, is seeking individuals who would like to volunteer their time to teach a class in the older adult services or computer department. Applicants should have some experience either teaching or working in their field of interest, but those with a specific hobby they would like to share are welcome to apply. To volunteer, call (718) 225-6750, ext. 233.