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Posted: Thursday, March 27, 2014 10:30 am


Global Art Project for Peace Exhibition and The Potter’s Wheel Artists Exhibit: “Off the Wall,” Austin’s Ale House, 82-70 Austin St., Kew Gardens, Apr. 2-22; opening reception Wed. Apr. 2, 6-10 p.m. Contact: (718) 849-3939.

“Loves,” a Participatory GumHearts Installation, by NY-based artist Niizeki Hiromi, the Center at Maple Grove Cemetery, 127-15 Kew Gardens Road, Kew Gardens, now thru Saturday, March 29, 2-5 p.m. RSVP: Bonnie Thompson Dixon (718) 709-0390, bonnie@maplegrovecenter.org.


“The Gemini Killer,” Theatre Time Productions, The Colonial Church of Bayside, 54-02 217 St., Friday, Apr. 4 & Saturdays, Mar. 29, Apr. 5 at 8 p.m.; Sundays, Mar. 30, Apr. 6, 3 p.m. $16 adults, $14 seniors. Contact: (347) 358-8102.

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


Sacred Music Chorale of Richmond Hill, Spring Concert, St. John’s Lutheran Church, 86-20 114 St., Sunday, Mar. 30, 3 p.m. $15, $12 seniors/students/advance. Reception to follow. Info: richmondhillny.com.


Talking About History, “Poking Fun: Political Puns and Social Satire in the Genre Paintings of William Sidney Mount,” York College, 94-20 Guy Brewer Blvd., Room 4D01, Jamaica, Thursday, Mar. 27, 12 p.m. Presented by King Manor Museum, and Elizabeth Kahn Kaplan. Free, RSVP recommended. Contact: (718) 206-0545, ext. 13, programs@kingmanor.org.


Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake,” Moscow Festival Ballet, Queensborough Performing Arts Center, 222-05 56 Ave., Bayside, Sunday, Mar. 30, 3 p.m. Tickets: QPAC Box Office (718) 631-6311, qcc.cuny.edu/qpac/boxoffice.asp.


English & ESOL/Civics Class, Flushing Jewish Community Council, two locations: Sheba USA, 72-32 Broadway, Jackson Heights, starting Wednesday, Mar. 19, 6-9 p.m.; ongoing classes, 43-43 Bowne St., Flushing, 6-8 p.m. Intermediate & advanced ESOL, Mon-Thu. 9:15 a.m-12:15 & 1-3 p.m. Register: (718) 463-0434.

Defensive driving courses, Holy Family Parish, 175-20 74 Ave., Flushing, Saturday, Mar. 29, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. $45 pp. Contact/register: (631) 360-9720. New Orsogna Athletic Club, 45-09 Ditmars Blvd., Friday, Mar. 28, 9:30 a.m.,$40 pp, pizza/soda included. Contact/register: (917) 992-4085.

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

Regents review classes, Maspeth Town Hall, 53-37 72 St. Register now for classes in June in: integrated algebra, geometry, global history & geography, living environment/biology, chemistry, Earth science, physics, U.S. history & government, algebra 1, algebra 2/trig. Contact: (718) 335-6049, between 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Flower & Macro Photography with H. David Stein, Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St., Flushing, Saturday, Mar. 29, 1-3:30 p.m. $10 advance registration required (limited to 12 people). Contact: (718) 886-3800, ext. 230, queensbotanical.org.


After-School Environmental Science Enrichment Program, Eastern Queens Alliance, Idlewild Park Preserve Environmental Science Learning Center, 149-20 Springfield Lane, Rosedale, begins Monday, Mar. 31. Ten-week series of hands-on science workshops focusing on wetland and estuaries meets Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 3:30-5 p.m., thru June 14. Ages 8-12, $8 per session, $21 per week. Contact: (347) 824-2301, info@easternqueensalliance.org or eqa-ippc.com/science-in-the-park.html.

Drama workshop, Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14th Rd., College Point, Saturdays, Apr. 5-June 28, 10-11:30 a.m., ages 8-12 with instructor Lisa LaGrande. Free, pre-registration required. Contact: (718) 358-0067.

Children’s carnival, Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park, Saturdays, Apr. 5, 12 & Sundays, Apr. 6, 13, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. $11 pp (includes all rides). Contact: (718) 347-FARM, queensfarm.org.

Baseball 2014 registration, Dunton Presbyterian Church, 109-29 135 St., South Ozone Park, Saturdays, now-Apr. 19, 12-3 p.m. Boys/girls, ages 5-14. Proof of age (birth certificate, passport, school record). $100 registration includes uniform, insurance, weekly training, games, trophies. Contact: Derik Braswell (917) 692-4775, Ted Jones (917) 375-6185 or Paul Cox (917) 607-2421.


International Day, 34th annual event at Archbishop Molloy High School, 83-53 Manton St., Briarwood, Sunday, Mar. 30, doors open at 1:30 p.m. $10 pp, $5 kids (10 & under). Info: molloyhs.org.

Hillcrest Jewish Center Open House, 183-02 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows, Sunday, Mar. 30, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Light kosher lunch at 11 a.m., Make your own sundaes at 1 p.m. Contact/RSVP: (718) 380-4145, info@hillcrestjc.org.

E-Waste and Eyeglasses Spring Cleaning Recycling Day in Jackson Heights, sponsored by the Queens Pride Lions Club & Lower East Side Ecology Center, outside the U.S. Post Office, 37th Ave., between 78 & 79 sts, Sunday, Apr. 6, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Beach Cleanup, with New York Cares Day Spring, Saturday, Apr. 12, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Volunteers wanted. Register: littoralsociety.org.

Luncheon & fashion show, Queens County Chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals, Marbella Restaurant, Best Western, 220-33 Northern Blvd., Bayside, Saturday, Apr. 5, 12 p.m. Info: (516) 437-7038.

Grocery bingo, Redeemer Lutheran Church, Parish Hall, 69-07 Cooper Ave., Glendale, Sunday, Mar. 30, 1:15 p.m. Call: (718) 456-5292.

Tarts & bake sale, Rosary & Altar Society of the Church of the Holy Child Jesus, school auditorium, 111-02 86 Ave., Richmond Hill, Saturday, Apr. 5, 9 a.m-6 p.m.; Sunday, Apr. 6, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

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


St. Josaphat Leisure Club bus to Empire City Casino, St. Josaphat Church, 34-32 210 St., Bayside, Thursday, Mar. 27, bus leaves at 9 a.m., leaves casino at 4 p.m. $25. Register: Joy (917) 921-7631.

Community Healthcare Network Enrollment Drive, Long Island City Health Center, 36-11 21 St., Saturday, Mar. 29, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Free, ages 18 and over. Contact: Kate Mammolito (212) 545-2400, kmammolito@chnnyc.org.

Blood pressure screening, Grace Lutheran Church, 103-15 Union Tpke., Forest Hills, Sunday, Mar. 30, 9-10 a.m., 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Free.

Living with Sickle Cell, by the Sickle Cell Awareness Foundation, 217-03 Merrick Blvd., Springfield Gardens, Sunday, Mar. 30, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Guest speaker: William Molette. Info: (718) 810-1000.

Legal seminar, Emblem Health Neighborhood Care Facility, 206-20 Linden Blvd., Cambria Heights, Saturday, Apr. 5, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Learn about wills, trusts, identity theft, caregiving. Free. Sponsored by Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Delta Beta Zeta Chapter.

Queens Artists Slam, Queens Council on the Arts’ 3rd Space, 37-11 35 Ave., entrance on 37 St., Astoria, Friday, Apr. 4, 7-9 p.m. Multidisciplinary artists performance, $5. RSVP: queenscouncilarts.org/queens-variety-slam/admission.

Free Posters & Signing, Big Wave Surf Pro Will Skudin, with Jeff Anthony & TJ Gumiela, Breakwaters Surf Shop, 67-20 Rockaway Beach Blvd., Arverne. Learn about Skudin Surf, free BBQ, $50 off full-week camp registration. Info: (516) 318-3993, skudinsurf.com.


Sidewalk flea market, St. Benedict the Moor Church, Merrick Blvd. at 110th Ave., every Saturday, begins Mar. 29, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Vendors welcome. Contact: (718) 332-0026.

Spring flea market/craft fair, Our Lady of Hope, Eliot Avenue at 71 St., Middle Village, Saturday, Apr. 5, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Spring rummage sale, United Methodist Church of South Richmond Hill, 112-14 107 Ave., Friday-Saturday, Apr. 4-5, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Call: (718) 843-4841.

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

St. Josaphat flea market, Polish meat & bake sale, Parish Hall, 35th Ave. & 210th St., Bayside, Sunday, Apr. 6, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.


AARP meetings: Open to the general public.Chapter 1405, Flushing, Bowne Street Community Church, 143-11 Roosevelt Ave., 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month, 1 p.m. Chapter 2889, Maspeth, American Legion Hall, 66-28 Grand Ave., meets 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month, noon. Contact: (718) 672-9890. Chapter 4163, Ozone Park, Christ Lutheran Community Center, 85-15 101 Ave., last Tuesday of each month, noon.


Ridgewood Older Adult Center, 59-14 70 Ave., Regular weekly hour-long classes: jewelry making, Mondays at 10:30 a.m.; Richard Simmons exercise, Mondays and Thursdays at 10:30; Eldercise, Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.; massage therapy, Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.; manicures, Thursdays at 12:30 p.m.; yoga, Fridays at 10:30 a.m. Movies every Monday, Tuesday and Friday at 1:15 p.m. MetroCard van, 4th Thursday of month. Monthly bus trips to Yonkers. Contact: Karen (718) 456-2000.

Selfhelp Clearview Senior Center, 208-11 26 Ave., Bayside, activities include: Qi Gong, Mondays at 10:45 a.m.; Dance Aerobics, Mondays at 10 a.m. & Tuesdays at 9 a.m.; Wii time, Mondays and Wednesdays at 12:45 p.m.; Music with Dee, Mondays at 1 p.m.; beginner’s drawing, Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m.; aerobics, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11 a.m.; drawing and painting, Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m.; yoga, Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m.; bingo, Wednesdays at 12:45 p.m.; tai chi, Wednesdays at 2 p.m.; dance fitness Fridays at 10:45 a.m.; health education class, Tuesdays at 10 a.m.; fire prevention exercises, Wednesdays at 11 a.m.; mahjong/canasta, Wednesdays at 12:45 p.m.; stay well exercises, Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.; Music, Dance & Fitness, Thursdays at 1:30 p.m., Scrabble, Thursdays at 12:45 p.m.; Sculpture, Fridays at 1 p.m; current events, card playing and more. Contact: 718) 224-7888.

CNS Bayside Senior Center, 221-15 Horace Harding Expy., Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Kosher/nonkosher lunch, 11:30 a.m. $2. Bingo 3 times a week. Adults 60+. Contact: (718) 225-1144.


Center for the Women of New York, Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens, Room 325, Job Club, Wednesdays (once a month) 5:30-6:30 p.m. Free, get firsthand info on job leads. Women's Support Group, Wednesdays (once a month) 6:30-8 p.m. Registration required for either program. Free. Contact: CWNY (718) 793-0672, centerwny@yahoo.com.

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

Schizophrenics Anonymous free self-help support group will be held on Sundays from 10 to 11 a.m. at L.I. Consultation Center, 97-29 64 Rd., Rego Park. Call (718) 896-3400.

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

The Lupus Alliance of Long Island and Queens meets once a month on Tuesdays, 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.

Emotions Anonymous, an emotional support group, will be held on Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. at Victoria Congregational Church, 148th St. and 87th Avenue, Briarwood. Call (718) 938-8869 or (917) 312-7150.

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

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.

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

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

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

Pomonok Senior Center, 67-09 Kissena Blvd., Peer Support Group every Wednesday at 1 p.m. For more information call (718) 591-3377, Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

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

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