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Posted: Thursday, July 3, 2014 10:30 am


“Between the Lines,” a group exhibition by Zaun Lee, TJ Volonis and Scott Fitzgerald, connected by a shared interest of line, plane and pre-determined structure; thru July 12, Crossing Art, 136-17 39 Ave., Flushing. Info: (212) 359-4333, crossingart.com.

Wayfinding: 100 NYC Public Sculptures by Bundith Phunsombatlert, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, located on the lawn between the Unisphere and the Queens Museum, on view thru November.


Queens Secret Improv Club, Queens’ only all-improv comedy theater, 44-02 23 St., Long Island City. Indie teams: Wed. & Thurs. 7, 8 & 9 p.m., $5. House teams: Fri., 7:30, 8:30 & 9:30 p.m., $7 for the whole night. Info: secrettheatre.com.


“The Magic of the Baroque,” Music at Mary’s Nativity Church, 46-02 Parsons Blvd., Flushing, Sun., July 20, 4 p.m. $10 in advance, $15 at door. Revelations Quintet with soprano Candace Lynn Matthews. Contact: Paul Joseph, (516) 766-8116, pjclassical@yahoo.com.

“Latin Fire,” Queens Symphony Orchestra, 16th annual Great Summer Lawn Concert at St. John’s University, 8000 Utopia Pkwy., Jamaica, Wed., July 30, 7 p.m. Free admission & parking. Info: (718) 990-1941.


Young Dancemakers Company, 17 teens from NYC public high schools choreograph and dance to their own works, Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Sun., July 27, at 1 p.m. Free, reservations recommended. Contact: (718) 329.7300, ext. 3358, aliceteirstein@gmail.com.


Grant Wade Jonathan, Tuscarora Raised Bead Art Tradition, Voelker Orth Museum, 149-19 38 Ave., Flushing, Sun., July 27, 2 p.m., exhibit thru Aug. 30. Info: (718) 359-6227, vomuseum.org.


Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston; Yoga in the Elements, Sat., July 12, 9:15-10:15 a.m. $12 pp; Scientifically Speaking: Environmental Archeology, Sat., July 12, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $24 pp. Pre-registration required for both. Info/register: (718) 229-4000, alleypond.com.

Free English & civics class, Flushing Jewish Community Council, McGoldrick Queens Library, 155-06 Roosevelt Ave., Mon., July 7, 4-7 p.m. Register: (718) 463-0434.

New York State Safe Boating Class, qualified U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary instructors, Flotilla 12-01, Fort Totten, Bayside, Sun., July 27, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 8-hour course, $65 pp. Registration required for entry & parking at Fort Totten. Info: Ralph Traub (347) 336-5866, Flotilla (347) 669-4460, uscgaux1201.org/unit_classes.html.

Italian for Beginners, every Tues., 7-9 p.m., 10-week course. $60 pp. Dance with Instruction, every Mon. and Fri., 7:15-8:15 p.m. $10. Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst, Contact: (718) 478-3100.

Watercolor classes, National Art League, 44-21 Douglaston Pkwy., Douglaston, Wed., 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. All techniques, beginner to advanced with demonstration. Call: (718) 969-1128.

DJ classes, Mainline, 218-12 Hillside Ave., Queens Village, 1st & 2nd week of every month. Once a week, four sessions, classes in beat mixing and MC techniques. Call: (718) 479-4848.


HSBC Children’s Garden Summer Session, Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St., Flushing, July 7-Aug. 21, (7 weeks); 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Offering hands-on discovery for children ages 5-12, Summer I: Mon. & Wed. or Summer II: Tue. & Thurs., $810 QBG members/$900 nonmembers. July only (Summer I or II): $477 QBG members/$530 nonmembers. Aug. only (Summer I or II): $360 QBG members/$400 nonmembers. Info/register: (718) 886-3800, queensbotanical.org/programs/childrensgarden/sessions.

Tumbling with Autism Program, Team Up with Play4Autism at Triumph Gymnastics Center, 79-41 Cooper Ave., Glendale, Sun., 1:30-3:30 p.m. Child’s first Sunday free; after: $20 for 1 hour, $30 for 2 hours per child, $40 for 2 hours/2 children. Child must be a registered member of Play4Autism (play4autism.org). Info: Greg Vasicek, Play4Autism, (646) 836-4535.

LP FAM’s youth basketball program, Queens Transition Center, 142-10 Linden Blvd., South Ozone Park, every Sat., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Boys/girls, ages 8-16. Contact: Mike Glasgow (917) 442-0479.

Boy Scout Troop #119, St. Margaret’s Parish Hall, 79 Place off Juniper Valley Rd., Middle Village, meets every Tues., 7:15-9 p.m. New members welcome.


Harlem Magic Masters Basketball Show, York College Gymnasium, 160-02 Liberty Ave., Jamaica, Mon.-Thurs., July 14-17, shows at 9:45 & 11:30 a.m. $8. Tickets: (212) 643-2640, (800) 597-1140, harlemmagicmasters.com.

Taste the World: Botanical Brew Fest, Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St., Flushing, Sat., July 19, 12-3 p.m. & 4-7 p.m. Ticket req’d; $45 in advance, $50 at door (21+ only). Celebrate the 50th & 75th anniversaries of New York’s World’s Fair at inaugural brew fest. Info/register: (718) 886-3800, queensbotanical.org/Brewfest.

36th annual Thunderbird American Indian Mid-Summer Pow-Wow, Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park, Fri.-Sun., July 25-27. Fri.- gates open 6 p.m.; performance 7-10 p.m. Sat.- gates open 10 a.m.; performances: 12-5 & 7-10 p.m. Sun.- gates open 10 a.m.; performance 12-5 p.m. $10 adults, $5 children; $15 adults all-weekend pass, $7 children. Free parking. Contact: (718) 347-3276, queensfarm.org.


Free dental implant seminar, Steinway Family Dental Center, 32-50 Steinway St., Astoria, Sun., July 27, 11 a.m-2 p.m. Call to reserve, space is limited, (718) 728-3314.

Farmer’s Market Fridays, Queens Botanical Garden, Dahlia Avenue off Main Street, Flushing, thru Nov. 21, every week, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Info: (718) 886-3800, queensbotanical.org.

Greenmarkets — Socrates Sculpture Park: Vernon Blvd. & Broadway, Long Island City, every Sat., through Nov. 22, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Info: grownyc.org/socratesgreenmarket. Astoria: 14 St., between 31st Ave. & 31st Road, every Wed., July 9-Nov. 26, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Info: grownyc.org/astoriagreenmarket.

30+ Singles Social, Rego Park Jewish Center, 97-30 Queens Blvd., Sun., July 13 & Aug. 10, 2-6 p.m. $10. Contact: (718) 897-6255.

Wednesday Night Singles Group, SFY Adult Center, 58-20 Little Neck Pkwy., Little Neck, second and fourth Wed. of each month, 7-9 p.m. Fee: $7 Adult Center members, $9 nonmembers.

Doggie boot camp, Crocheron Park, Bayside, every Sat. thru Oct., 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. dogschoolny.com.


St. Nicholas of Tolentine Church, 150-75 Goethals Ave., Jamaica, outdoors every Sat. & Sun. until Nov., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Richmond Hill, 117-09 Hillside Ave., every Sun., 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Largest flea market in Queens.

St. Benedict the Moor Church, Merrick Blvd. at 110th Ave., Jamaica, every Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Vendors welcome. Contact: (718) 332-0026.


North Shore Chapter of Hearing Loss Association of America, LIJ Hearing & Speech Center, 270-05 76 Ave., New Hyde Park, every third Wed. of month, 6:30 p.m.


AARP meetings: Open to the general public. Chapter 1405, Flushing, Bowne Street Community Church, 143-11 Roosevelt Ave., 1st and 3rd Mon. each month, 1 p.m. Chapter 2889, Maspeth, American Legion Hall, 66-28 Grand Ave., meets 1st and 3rd Wed. each month, 12 p.m. Contact: (718) 672-9890.


Have a loved one with memory loss? Selfhelp Community Services Inc., 208-11 26 Ave., Bayside. Stimulating program – One, two, three or four days a week; half-days are also available. Call Ellen Sarokin or Cathy O’Sullivan: (718) 631-1886.

Selfhelp Innovative Senior Center (Benjamin Rosenthal-Prince Street Senior Center), 45-25 Kissena Blvd., Flushing, Email & the Internet, computer class for seniors 60+. Call: John (718) 559-4329.

Bereavement Group for Seniors, Services Now for Adult Persons, Inc., SNAP, 80-45 Winchester Blvd., Bldg. 4, CBU 29, Queens Village, eight-session group, Mon., 2:15 p.m. For those who have recently lost a loved one. Contact: Marion (718) 454-2100.

Ridgewood Older Adult Center, 59-14 70 Ave., Regular weekly hour-long classes: jewelry making, Mon. at 10:30 a.m.; Richard Simmons exercise, Mon. and Thurs. at 10:30; Eldercise, Tues. at 10:30 a.m.; massage therapy, Wed. at 10:30 a.m.; manicures, Thurs. at 12:30 p.m.; yoga, Fri. at 10:30 a.m. Movies every Mon., Tues. and Fri. at 1:15 p.m. MetroCard van, 4th Thurs. of month. Monthly buses to Yonkers. Contact: Karen (718) 456-2000.

Middle Village Adult Center, 69-10 75 St., offers: computer classes, all levels, beginners to advanced, including: 21st century technology and the latest gadgets; and Microsoft Excel (separate class); fitness classes in Zumba, aerobics, line dancing, yoga, tai chi, lower-body toning, sit and be fit; recreational activities (daily bingo, singing, watercolor painting, bus trips, meals and more). Contact: Hindy at (718) 894-3441.

Pomonok Senior Center, 67-09 Kissena Blvd., Flushing, free SNAP screenings for all seniors 60+. Eligibility check and application help. Info: (718) 591-3377, Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Rockaway Boulevard Senior Center, 123-10 143 St., South Ozone Park, offers service programs Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Lunch is at noon with a suggested donation of $1.50. Programs include: tai chi stretch, dance groups, choral group, ceramics, camera class, computer classes, trips, birthday parties and more. Contact: (718) 657-6752.

Jamaica Service Program for Older Adults, 92-47 165 St., Jamaica, details its safety program about rent, Medicaid and food stamps. Call (718) 657-6500 for appointment. Free.


Caregiver support groups, Queens Community House, 108-25 62 Drive, Forest Hills. & Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Road. Do you provide help to a family member, friend or neighbor? Could you use some help yourself? Free support services. Contact: Anne Attanas, LMSW, (718) 268-5960, ext. 226.

Women’s Support Group, Center for the Women of New York, Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens, Room 325. Thurs. (weekly) 6:30-8 p.m. Registration required. Free. Contact: CWNY (718) 793-0672, centerwny@yahoo.com.

Job placement assistance, ANIBIC, 61-35 220 St., Bayside, a nonprofit organization serving children and young disabled adults in the community with job & apartment placement.

Bereavement groups for loss of a spouse, facilitated by a licensed social worker. Central Queens YM & YWHA, 67-09 108 St., Forest Hills. Call Pamela Leff: (718) 268-5011, ext. 621.

Narcotics Anonymous Drug problem? Call Helpline at (718) 962-6244 or visit westernqueensna.com. Meeting 7 days a week.

Overeaters Anonymous, Long Island Consultation Center, 97-29 64 Road, Rego Park, Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Contact: (718) 937-0163. Other location: Rego Park Library, Thurs. at 11:15 a.m., 91-41 63 Drive. For help with weight loss and/or other issues.

Al-anon self-help group for anyone affected by another’s drinking. Jackson Heights, meets every Tues., St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 82nd St. & 34th Ave., Parish House, 1st floor. Contact: (718) 457-1511. Other location: Rego Park, every Sun. at noon at Resurrection Ascension Pastoral Center basement, 85-18 61 Road.

The Lupus Alliance of Long Island and Queens meets Tue., once a month, 7:30-9 p.m., Flushing. Register/information: (516) 802-3142. Members $10, nonmembers $15, includes a light breakfast, handouts and lunch. Contact: (516) 826-2058.

Co-Dependents Anonymous (women only) meetings every Fri. from 10 to 11:45 a.m. at Resurrection Ascension Pastoral Center, Father Freely Hall, 85-18 61 Rd., Rego Park.

Gam-Anon is a 12-step program for families of someone with a gambling problem. Call hot line (212) 606-8177.

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