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Posted: Thursday, November 14, 2013 10:30 am

EXHIBITS

Dorsky Gallery, “Artists’ Walks: The Persistence of Peripateticism, 11-05 45 Ave., Long Island City, Thursday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., thru Nov. 17. Contact: (718) 937-6317, dorsky.org.

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Theatre By the Bay, “Guys & Dolls,” Bay Terrace Jewish Center, 13-00 209 St., Bayside, Saturday, Nov. 16, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 17, 3 p.m. $20 adults, $18 seniors (62 and over) and children under 13. Call (718) 428-6363.

Maspeth Kiwanis, “Murder Mystery Dinner - Let’s Kill the Boss,” LaBella Cucina, 69-61 Juniper Blvd. South, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 6:30 p.m. $60. Call Victoria Grappone, (646) 261-8913.

FSF Community Theatre Group, “Legally Blonde: the Musical,” Free Synagogue of Flushing, 41-60 Kissena Blvd., Saturday, Nov. 16, 8 p.m.; Sunday Nov. 17, 3 p.m. $18, $15 seniors, children 10 and under. Contact: (718) 428-8681, fsfctg.org.

Parkside Players, “Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol,” Grace Lutheran Church, 103-15 Union Tpke., Forest Hills, Fridays, Nov. 22, 29, 8 p.m.; Saturdays, Nov. 16, 23, 30, 8 p.m.; Sundays, Nov. 17, 24 at 2 p.m. $17, $15 seniors, $10 children under 12. Call (718) 353-7388.

DANCE

Kanu Dance Theater, “Episodes of Haiti,” Jamaica Performing Arts Center, 153-10 Jamaica Ave. A full-length concert about Haiti’s culture, history and present situations, with collaborations of modern dance, traditional floklore, poetry and live music. Saturday, Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m. $15. Call (718) 618-6170, ext. 301.

Dances and Music from Peru, a concert showcase, Queens Theatre, United Nations Ave. South, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Saturday, Nov. 23, 8 p.m.; adults $35, children under 12, $25. Contact: Luis M. Mostacero, (516) 473-5765, estampasny@gmail.com.

Music

Queensborough Performing Arts Center, ”90’s Boy Bands Concert Reunion,” with ALL-4-ONE and COLOR ME BAD, Saturday, Nov. 16, 8 p.m. $45 all seats. Queensborough Community College, 222-05 56 Ave., Bayside. Contact: (718) 631-6311,visitQPAC.org.

Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra 50th Anniversary season opener, Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd., Sunday, Nov. 17, 2 p.m. Tickets $5 adults, $3 senior citizens and students, group rates available. Contact: Franklin Verbsky (718) 374-1627, fhso.org.

Auditions

Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra, Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd. Rehearsals/auditions, Wednesdays, 7:30-10 p.m. Contact: Franklin Verbsky, (718) 374-1627, fhso.org

lecture

“Ancient Sicilian Health Remedies & Incantations,” lecture by Dr. Mario Macaluso, presented by Bella Italia Mia, Christ the King High School, (door #10, across from elevator), 68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village, Sunday, Nov. 17, 12-5 p.m. Members $5, nonmembers $7.

HEALTH

Concerned about your memory? Free memory screening, Clearview Senior Center, 208-11 26 Ave., Bayside, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Schedule a confidential appointment: (718) 631-1886.

For Kids

Kids’ Ukulele Jam Class, Mondays thru Dec. 16, 5 p.m., Genesis Tree of Life Yoga and Wellness Center, 102-02/06 Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills. Contact: Andrew Salamanca, andrewsalamanca@gmail.com, (718) 544-5997.

Wildlife Conservation Society’s Queens Zoo, Flushing, registration for 2013-2014 fall and winter education programs, including teen zoo internship and meeting zoo keepers. Register: (718) 271-7361, queenszoo.com/programs, qzeducation@wcs.org.

The Afrikan Poetry Theatre, Children’s Writers Workshop, for children 7 & up. Learn to perform poetry with Sheila Carter, two-week workshop, Saturdays, November 23, 30, 3-5 p.m., Center For Culture, 176-03 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica. Free. Register: (718) 523-3312.

MEETINGS

Kiwanis Club of Bayside, Bourbon Street Restaurant, 40-12 Bell Blvd., meets 1st Wednesday of every month, 1 p.m. Contact: joecorace@aol.com

The Flushing AARP Chapter No. 1405, Bowne Street Community Church, 143-11 Roosevelt Ave., meets Mondays 1 p.m.

AARP Chapter 2889, American Legion Hall, 66-28 Grand Ave., Maspeth, meets 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month, noon. Call (718) 672-9890.

St. Agnes Academic HS Reunion, Homecoming 2013, all years especially ending in 3s or 8s, Saturday, Nov. 23, 1-5 p.m. Contact: (718) 353-6276, denise.fetonte@stagneshs.org.

Classes

English as a Second Language Course, Latin American Cultural Center of Queens, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Room 333, Kew Gardens, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-8 p.m., thru Dec. 19. Free. Register: (718) 261-7664, laccq@aol.com.

Ballroom Dance Classes, Year ‘Round Social Dance Program, Monday & Friday evenings, Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst. Call 718) 478-3100.

Zumba, Yoga, Kickboxing, YWCA of Queens, Mondays-Fridays thru Dec. 12, 7-9 p.m., 42-07 Parsons Blvd., Flushing, all ages, $7. Contact: (718) 353-4553, ywcaqueens.org.

English as a Second Language Adult Classes, Immanuel Church, 68-10 31 Ave., Woodside, Saturdays, 10 a.m. Licensed NYC teacher. Free. Contact: (718) 335-1623, rnadar@ImmanuelChurchNY.org.

Watercolor classes, National Art League, 44-21 Douglaston Pkwy. & Northern Blvd., 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Wednesdays, $25/session. Instruction from award-winning artist. Call (718) 969-1128.

COMMUNITY

Glendale Kiwanis’ annual Turkey Shoot Wheel of Fortune, Notre Dame Academy, Bleecker St. & 61st St., Ridgewood, Friday, Nov. 15, 6:30 p.m., $5, includes hot dogs, pizza, cake and coffee. Benefit the Academy and Glendale Kiwanis. Call Hank Kraker, (718) 866-5471.

Italian Charities of America Dance with female impersonators Deni Tasse and Group, 83-20, Queens Boulevard, Elmhurst. Saturday, Nov. 16, 8 p.m., $10.

Self-Transcendence 5K at Flushing Meadows Fundraiser, Saturday, Nov. 23, 10 a.m., $20, $25 on race day. Fun-run for kids 13-under following, $5. For more info us.srichinmoyraces.org/events/ny5k.

Singles Social & Dance, Rego Park Jewish Center, 97-30 Queens Blvd., Sundays, Nov. 24, December 29, 2-6 p.m. Ages 45+, proper attire please. $10. Call Bernice (718) 897-6255.

Thanksgiving Day Brunch, Church of the Nazarene, 95th Avenue and 108th Street, Richmond Hill, Thursday, Nov. 28, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., free; space is very limited. Call to reserve (718) 849-5734.

Flea Markets

Emanuel Church, Annual Fair & Flea Market, Woodhaven Boulevard and 91st Avenue, Woodhaven, Saturday, Nov. 16, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Raffles, books, collectibles, baked goods, refreshments, lunch, lots of vendors. Free admission. Call (718) 849-1153.

St. Josaphat’s RC Church of Bayside Flea Market, 34-32 210 St., Sunday, Nov. 17, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Also ethnic Polish bake sale. Free. Call Steve, (718) 224-3052.

St. Gregory’s 33rd Annual Craft Sale, St. Gregory’s the Great Parish, 242-20 88 Ave., Oak Room (lower level), Bellerose. Saturday, Nov. 23, 12-6:30 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 24, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

FLEA MARKETS

Italian Charities of America, Flea Market, 83-20, Queens Boulevard, Elmhurst. Saturday, Nov. 23, 9 a.m-4 p.m.

Special Events

Annual Skillman Ave. Holiday Lighting Party, Aubergine Cafe, 50th St. & Skillman Ave., Woodside, Thursday, Nov. 21, 7 p.m. Music and carole singing by students from PS 11 & PS 150, guest speakers, USMC, Toys for Tots, complimentary hot chocolate and hot apple cider by Aubergine and an appearance by Santa Claus. Bars/restaurants along Skillman Ave. offering seasonal beer specials.

Rochdale Village 50th Anniversary Black Tie Gala, Grand Ballroom & Community Center, 169-65 137 Ave., Jamaica, Saturday, Nov. 16, 6 p.m. cocktails and silent auction; 7 p.m. dinner. Admission $65. Contact: Ivette Hernandez, (718) 276-5700, ext 336; ihernandez@rochdalevillage.com.

SENIOR ACTIVITIEs

The CCNS Bayside Senior Center, 221-15 Horrace 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.

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.

Middle Village Adult Center, 69-10 75 St., offers: computer training classes, all levels, beginners to advanced, including: 21st Century Technology, teaching use of iPods, smartphones, e-readers, tablet computers, and other latest gadgets; and Microsoft Excel (separate class); fitness classes in Zumba, aerobics, line dancing, chair and mat yoga, tai chi, lower-body toning, sit and be fit; recreational activities (daily bingo, singing, watercolor painting, bus trips, daily meals and more). Call Hindy at (718) 894-3441 or visit the Center.

The Ridgewood Older Adult Center, 59-14 70 Ave., 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. Call 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. Call (718) 224-7888.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Free Social Anxiety Support & Treatment Program for Queens Residents, thru Monday, Dec. 16, Queens College Psychological Center, 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing. Call for appointment. Contact: Yvette Caro, qcpc@qc.cuny.edu, (718) 570-0500, qc.cuny.edu/QCPC.

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.

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. Meetings held seven days a week.

Al-anon meets every Sunday at noon at Resurrection Ascension Pastoral Center basement, 85-18 61 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.

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.

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

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, ceramics, camera class, computer classes, trips, birthday parties and more. Call (718) 657-6752.

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. A fee of $10 per person for members and $15 for nonmembers includes a light breakfast, handouts and lunch. Call (516) 826-2058.

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