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Posted: Thursday, June 19, 2003 12:00 am


“Yard,” a new exhibit at the Socrates Sculpture Park, Broadway and Vernon Blvd., in Long Island City will run now through Aug. 3. Open from 10 a.m. to sunset.

Queens Jewels, A History of Queens Parks, will be presented by the Queens Historical Society, Kingsland Homestead, Weeping Beech Park, 143-35 37 Ave., Flushing on Tuesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays, 2:30-4:30pm now through Sept. 21.

National Art League’s annual Children’s Art Exhibition will be held now through June 27 at the National Art League, 44-21 Douglaston Pkwy., Douglaston, Monday-Thursday and Saturday, 1:30-4:30pm. Admission is free.

Nam Van Tran Solo Exhibition will run now through June 29 at the Crystal Window and Door Systems, 31-10 Whitestone Exprwy., Flushing. Gallery hours are Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-5pm.


Beari Productions presents “The Best of Magical, Musical Moments” at Trinity Lutheran Church, 63-70 Dry Harbor Rd., Middle Village, Thursday, June 19 at 8pm, Fridays, June 20 and 27 at 8pm, Saturdays, June 21 and 28 at 8pm and Sunday, June 29 at 4pm. Ticket prices are $11 for opening night and $14 for adults and $12 for seniors and children under 12 for all other performances. For tickets, call 718-736-1263.

Theatre Learning Center presents the Show Biz Kids in Fame-Us, celebrating show biz legends on Saturday, June 21 at 8pm at Queens Theatre in the Park, Flushing Meadow Park. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for children 12 and under. For tickets, call 718-357-4532 or 718-760-0064.


St. Clare’s Church, 137-35 Brookville Blvd., Rosedale, will sponsor a safety defensive driving class on Saturday, June 28 from 8:45am-3pm. Fee is $35 for course material and snack. For information and reservation, call Lee Rumore at 718-341-0452.

Hatha yoga, breathing, meditation and relaxation exercises for peace of mind at Yogi Gupta Ashram. Classes held weekdays/weekends. Individual classes $11, discount package available. $7 Introductory Yoga Class on Mondays (during June) at 7pm. Class followed by special discourse on yoga topics ($5). Location, 90-16 51 Ave., Elmhurst. Call 718-592-3217.

American and Latin ballroom dance classes, every Thursday, 7:30pm, free lesson for beginners. Every Saturday at 3pm lessons for beginners. Admission is $9 at All Saints Church, 43-12 46 St., Sunnyside.

Line Dance lessons at the Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14 Rd., College Point, every Monday, 7-9pm. $6 per class.

Line Dance lessons on Wednesdays 7:30-9pm at the ANIBIC Center, 212-12 26 Ave., Bayside. $6 per class. For information, call 718-939-4936.

English as a Second Language, conversational English, citizenship test preparation and improving job application and interview skills classes at Resurrection Lutheran Church, 44-10 192 St., Flushing. Classes on Tuesdays at 7:30pm. For information call 718-359-1513. No tuition.

Yoga with Barbara every Tuesday at 6pm at North Presbyterian Church, 25-33 154 St., Flushing. $15 a class. For information, call 718-767-1481.

Line Dancin’ with the Sidekicks every Monday. Beginner lessons at 7pm at the Kowalinski Post 4, 61-57 Maspeth Ave., Maspeth. Admission $6.

àhe Flushing Jewish Community Council is sponsoring English for speakers of other languages at Bethany Lutheran Church, 48-08 91 Pl., Elmhurst. Classes are free with a nominal book charge. For information call 718-463-0434.

Sisterhood of Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd., sponsors an art class Wednesdays from 10am to noon. Fee is $13 per session. For information, call 718-263-7000.

Line dance lessons by Kickin’ Up Country on Tuesdays from 7:30-9pm at the Union Congregational Church, 86-15 114 St., Richmond Hill. Donation is $6. For information, call 718-939-4936.


Learn how to prepare for and how to react in an emergency situation on Saturday, June 21 from 1-3pm at Church on the Hill, 35 Ave. and 167 St., Flushing. Speakers from the Red Cross, the police, the Fire Department and a medical professional will speak.

The History of Oakland Lake will be held on Wednesday, June 25 at the Flushing Library, 41-17 Main St. A slide-illustrated talk by APEC Education Director Aline Euler will explore the geological and historical past of this kettle lake, which is part of Alley Pond Park.

A long-term care seminar will be held on Sunday, June 29 from 2:30-4pm at The Savoy at Little Neck, 55-15 Little Neck Pkwy. Call Linda Hayden at 718-423-7900 to reserve seating.


Free Health Workshops will be held on Saturday, June 28 at the Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14 Rd., College Point at 1pm. Learn about attention deficit disorder. At 3pm, learn about fibromyalgia. Reservations recommended. Call 718-358-0067.


Hillside Chapter of Hadassah will meet on Monday, June 23 at 12:45pm at 167-11 73 Ave., Flushing. The program is “Keeping Israel’s Children Safe,” with Robert Socolof, director Media Relations, Joint Distribution Committee.

The Marcus Aurelius Lodge 2321, Order Sons of Italy in America, a co-ed lodge, will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, June 23 at 8pm at Mary’s Nativity School basement, located at 146-20 Jasmine Ave. in Flushing.

The Aviva Chapter 828 of Jewish Women International is holding its next general membership meeting on Tuesday, June 24 at 1:30pm at the North Hills Library, 57-04 Marathon Pkwy., Little Neck. This is the final meeting of the season.


The Red Tailer Urban Park Ranger Explorer Program presents a nature hike at Alley Pond Park, at 1pm at the UPR Adventure Center on Saturday, June 21.

Learn wildflower identification, folklore, and wildlife value on this volunteer-led plant walk on Saturday, June 21 at 10am at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge. Reservations required. Call 718-318-4340.

Outdoor Singles continues its hikes this June at selected parks in NJ, NY, CT and PA. On Saturday, June 21 hike at Trout Brook Valley Park in Connecticut. Future event scheduled June 22, 28 and 29. For information and reservations, call 718-784-7353.

The Red Tailer Urban Park Ranger Explorer Program offers wildlife sketching at the Forest Park Visitor Center at noon on Sunday, June 22.


Alumni/Reunion Cardozo HS, 1970-present. They need to contact classmates. For information call 917-834-8957 (days) or 718-528-3866 (evenings).

Looking for 1955 John Adams High School, Ozone Park, graduates for a 50th Reunion in 2005. Call Marion at 718-899-0905 or Fred at 828-890-1992.

Graduation Class of 1968 for St. Adalberts. A reunion is in the plans for June 2003. Anyone interested, contact Carol Cozeolino at 718-224-5445 or log onto Classmates.com and register there.

John Adams High School, Ozone Park, 1953-2003, to celebrate 50th anniversary between June and October 2003. Coordinating June class: Ann Cyr, Stuart, Florida, 305-664-3610; and Jack Fuchs, 561-478-1882. E-mail address: jjfjaf@yahoo.com. January class included.

F.K. Lane Class of ’85 is having a reunion on July 12 at the Roma View Restaurant. Classes of ’84 and ’86 are welcome. Contact Annmarie at 516-883-8036.

A reunion for James Madison High School, Classes of 1981, 1982, 1983 and 1984, will be held on Saturday, July 19 at 7pm at JFK Holiday Inn, Jamaica. Contact Thelma at 516-944-6596.

Grover Cleveland High School, Class of ’84 is holding a 20-year reunion on July 24, 2004. Visit the Grover Cleveland Web site at groverclevelandclassof84.org and sign in.

Special Events

Women in Judaism High Tea will be held on Saturday, June 21 at 3pm at the Rego Park Jewish Center, 97-30 Queens Blvd. Cynthia Zalisky will lecture on “The Empowerment of Women.” Donation is $5 prepaid by Thursday, June 19.

The North Presbyterian Church of Flushing at 25-33 154 St., will host its annual Summerfest Community Picnic on Saturday, June 21 at 1pm. There will be music, food and games. A special guest will be John LaBarca, host of the Italian House Party, a radio program that airs every Sunday on WFAS-AM. There will be a $20 admission. Call 718-445-0259 for reservations and details.

A parish picnic will be held on Sunday, June 22 following the 10am divine liturgy at St. John Chrysostom Orthodox Church, 70-29 45 Ave., Woodside.

Queens Borough Public Library, East Elmhurst, 95-06 Astoria Blvd., presents the Jackson Heights Poets, plus open mic on Monday, June 23 at 6pm.

The International Order of Alhambra, Orosius Caravan 39 presents Italian night on Friday, June 27 at 8pm at Pope Pius XII Council No. 4255, K of C, 35-30 Bell Blvd., Bayside. Donation is $10 and includes salad, 4 different pasta dishes and beverages. All funds raised go to assist the developmentally disabled residing at the Monsignor Adessa House of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish.

Astoria Center of Israel, 27-35 Crescent St., presents its first annual film festival, now through July 22, every Tuesday at 7:30pm. Admission is free.

Support Groups

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous meets at Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens on Tuesdays from 7-8:30pm. Enter at the rear of the building and parking is available. For information call Jackie at 718-275-0012.

SNAP of Eastern Queens, 80-45 Winchester Blvd. (Bldg. 4 on the Creedmoor campus), Queens Village, announces the beginning of a new Bereavement Group for seniors who have experienced the recent death of a spouse or child. This eight-session group will meet Thursdays, 1-2pm beginning June 5. Call Marian at 718-454-2100.

A Christian-based bereavement support group meeting for adults who have lost a loved one will meet at New Life Fellowship Church, 82-10 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst on the first and third Mondays of every month. The next meeting will be on Monday, June 16 at 7pm. For intake interview, call Lourdes Lapira at 718-263-6962 or 917-769-4904.

Jackson Heights Al-Anon, a self-help group for anyone affected by another person’s drinking, meets every Tuesday at 8:30pm at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, corner of 82 St. and 34 Ave. on the 2 floor of the Parish House, 82 St. entrance. For information, call 718-476-2938.

The Bridge to Life is a non-profit organization dedicated to offering women and men the resources they need to choose life, with offices in Fresh Meadows, College Point and Astoria. For information, call 718-591-7020.

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous meets at The Beacon Program at JHS 190, 68-17 Austin St., Forest Hills on Tuesdays at 7pm. Enter at the rear of the building. For information, call Jackie at 718-275-0012.

Families Anonymous for families and friends of individuals affected by substance abuse or emotional problems meets each Wednesday at 7:30pm at Church on the Hill, 167 St. and 35 Ave., Flushing. For information call 718-343-2018 or 718-969-9008.

An on-going Cancer Support Group is held each Friday at 2pm at St. John’s Hospital, 90-02 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst.

Schizophrenics Anonymous Self-Help Support Group, meets on Sundays at 10am at Long Island Consultation Center, 97-29 64 Rd., Rego Park.

ßAR-ANON, a self-help support group for anyone affected by a loved one’s use/abuse of drugs meets Wednesdays at 7:30pm in Rm. 204 at the Church in The Gardens, 50 Ascan Ave., Forest Hills. For information call 800-984-0066.

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