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Posted: Thursday, October 25, 2001 12:00 am | Updated: 3:39 pm, Mon Jul 11, 2011.

Listing Information

Items accepted for the Community Calendar must be received no later than Thursday for inclusion in the following Thursday’s paper. The item must be typed, from a non-profit organization, open to the public and either free or a nominal charge and be one pýragraph in length. Due to the enormous requests for free calendar listings, we cannot include every event submitted. Events where merchandise is sold or auctioned, such as flea markets, are not acceptable for the free calendar listing, but can be placed as a paid ad in either our Classified section or our guaranteed paid calendar listing. Guaranteed calendar items must be submitted by the same deadline as regular calendar items and be accompanied with a check for $35. Listings must be mailed weekly to: The Queens Chronicle, P.O. Box 74-7769, Rego Park, N.Y. 11374-7769.

Exhibits

St. John’s University will host an exhibition entitled “Barry and Laini Nemett: Related Works of Father and Daughter,” from Thursday, Oct. 25 through Jan. 4, at the Chung-Cheng Gallery in Sun Yat-Sen Hall at the Queens campus. The artists will deliver a lecture on the exhibit on Monday, Oct. 29 at 2pm in Bent Hall 101B. Gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 10am to 3pm.

The National Art League will hold its 71st annual member’s exhibition from Oct. 28 to Nov. 30 at the National Art League gallery, 44-21 Douglaston Pkwy., Douglaston. The reception and awards presentation will be held on Nov. 18 from 2 to 4 p.m.

Theater

The Colonial Players of The Hollis Woods Church present “Nobody Knows I’m A Dog,” an award-winning “net” play. The show will run through Saturday, Oct. 27. Friday and Saturday at 8pm. The theatre is located in the Hollis Woods Community Church on 82 Ave. and Bell Blvd. Cost is $12 and $11 for seniors. Call 740-9400, 24 hours.

Beari Productions presents “I’m Not Rapapport” on Saturday, Oct. 27 at 8pm and Sunday, Oct. 28 at 4pm at Trinity Lutheran Church, 63-70 Dry Harbor Rd., Middle Village. Ticket prices are $13 for adults and $11 for seniors and children under 12. For information call 736-1263.

The Baker’s Repertory Players present “Simply Simon,” an original play, which will be performed on Oct. 26, 27, 28 and Nov. 2, 3, 4 at 8pm with Sunday matinees at 3pm at Louis Pasteur MS 67, Marathon Pkwy., Little Neck. Tickets are $12, $10 seniors and students with some of the proceeds going to MS 67. For reservations call 229-6068.

ýCome Blow Your Horn” will be presented by LFB Productions on Saturday, Oct. 27 at 8:15pm and on Sunday, Oct. 28 at 3pm at Marathon Jewish Comm. Council Center, 245-37 60 Ave., Douglaston. All seats are sold on a reserved basis with tickets priced at $10 and $9 for seniors. Call 917-685-8928.

êheatre A La Carte presents “I Hate Hamlet” on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 26, 27, Nov. 2, 3, 9, 10 at 8pm and Sunday, Oct. 28, Nov. 4, 11 at 3pm at Community Church of Douglaston, 39-50 Douglaston Pkwy. Tickets are $12. Call 631-4092.

Auditions/Rehearsals

úhe Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra is beginning its current season with weekly Wednesday rehearsals at the Forest Hills Jewish Center at 106-06 Queens Blvd at 7:45pm. Musicians playing stringed instruments are welcome as are woodwind and French horn players.

Music

ýemple Sholom of Floral Park will present a free evening of song with Laura Weizler on Sunday, Oct. 28 at 7:30pm. She will perform the music of the “Fabulous Showbiz Divas” (Fannie, Sophie, Barbra and Bette). The temple is located at 263-20 Union Tpke. Call 343-8660.

? free concert by the Julius Grossman Chamber Orchestra will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 30 at Service Now for Adult Persons, 80-45 Winchester Blvd. at 10:30am.

Lecture

St. John’s University will sponsor a lecture entitled “Stem Cell Research: Biology and Morality,” on Monday, Oct. 29 at 4pm in Council Hall on the Jamaica Estates Campus.

A special free seminar entitled “Handling the Stress and Grief of Tragedy” will be led by professional grief counselors Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 7pm at the New Hope Christian Church, 143-55 84 Dr., Briarwood. For reservations or information call 658-5181.

Lessons

Country line dancing at Kowalinski Post 4, 61-57 Maspeth Ave., Maspeth, every Monday at 7:30pm. Cost is $5 per person.

ýhe Association for Neurologically Impaired Brain Injured Children Center, 212-12 26 Ave., Bayside is now offering line dancing lessons on Wednesdays, from 7:30 to 9pm. Dance instruction and music by Ira and Ellen. Donation is $6 per person. No partner needed, beginners welcome.

¦merican and Latin ballroom dancing classes are held on Thursdays at 7:30pm and Saturdays at 3pm at All Saints Church, 43-12 46 St., Sunnyside. Cost is $7 per class.

Meetings

Parents Without Partners, Queens Chapter 16 will hold an orientation meeting for prospective members at 8:15pm on Thursday, Oct. 25 at Skyline Diner, 271-27 Union Tpke., New Hyde Park.

ýhe Flushing Camera Club will meet at 7:45pm on Wednesday, Oct. 31 to present the work of two photographers: Ettore Trauzzi will pay tribute to the World Trade Center and Hilton Chan will have a program on creative and general close-up photography. The club meets the first and third and fifth Wednesdays of the month at Flushing Hospital’s Administration Bldg., 45 Ave. and Burling St.

Health

Sisterhood of Temple Israel of Jamaica will hold its 30th annual Blood Drive on Sunday, Oct. 28 from 9:30am to 3pm at 188 St. and the Grand Central Pkwy., Holliswood.

Women’s Outreach Network offers free mammography. The van will be at the following locations: Queens Family Court, 89-14 Parsons Blvd., Jamaica on Friday, Oct. 26 from 9am to 5pm; St. Steven’s Episcopal Church, 89-26 168 St., Jamaica on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 9:30am to 5:30pm; Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills on Monday, Oct. 29 from 10am to 3pm., Central Astoria LDC, 28-07 Steinway St., Astoria on Tuesday, Oct. 30 from 10am to 6pm.

Nature/Outdoors

Outdoor Singles continues its hikes to Skylands Manor in New Jersey on Saturday, Oct. 27. For more information and reservations call 212-946-1115 or 718-353-5506, 24 hours.

Social Gatherings

ûhe New York Metropolitan Country Music Association will hold a Country-Western dance at the Glendale Memorial Building, 72-02 Myrtle Ave., on Saturday, Oct. 27 at 8:30pm featuring Concrete Cowboys. Doors open at 7:30pm. A dance lesson will be given at 8pm. Entry fee is $12. Adults only will be admitted.

Special Events

The Ladies Aid of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 89-19 114 St., Richmond Hill, will hold its annual Harvest Fair on Oct. 25 and 26 from 2 to 8pm.

Irene Mallinger and Hy Auslander will host an open mike night presented by Starbucks Coffee, 41-02 Main St., Flushing on Thursday, Nov. 1 from 7 to 9pm.

Reunions

Franklin K. Lane Class of 1982, 20th Class Reunion, April 6, 2002, Long Island Marriott. For more information Contact M. Delahanty-Bey at 516-771-4535 or e-mail Margbey@aol.com.

Franklin K. Lane HS, Class of ’53 is planning its 50th Reunion. For more information call Barb 224-0612 or e-mail wdickman@ ix.netcom.com.

Jamaica High School, Class of ’82, is planning a 20th class reunion. Send e-mail to http: //www.jamaicahighschool1982.com or jhs82reunion @earthlink.net with any names and numbers of any alumni or if you are an alumni interested in participating in the reunion.

Support Groups

The Long Island Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, in conjunction with Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation in New Hyde Park, will host ongoing support group meetings for adult child caregivers of parents with Alzheimer’s disease on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 6pm at Parker’s Granat Alzheimer Center. For more information call the Alzheimer Resource Center at Parker at 289-2374.

ûhe Granat Alzheimer Center at Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation in New Hyde Park will hold support group meetings for spouses who are caregivers of partners with Alzheimer’s disease. The meetings will be held the second Tuesdmy of the month at 10am and the fourth Wednesday of the month at 2:30pm at the Granat Center. Call 289-2105.

øount Sinai Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention Program announces a free and confidential support group for survivors of domestic violence starting in October on Thursday afternoons, to be held in Astoria. Contact Melissa Goodman at 267-4342.

ýount Sinai Hospital Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention Program is offering a free and confidential support group of female survivors of rape and sexual assault. Group starts late Oct. or early Nov. To be held at the Queens District Attorney’s Office in Kew Gardens on Wednesdays from 6 to 7:30pm for 12 weeks. Contact Jagruti Shah at 286-5908.

–ereavement group for seniors will meet on Thursdays at 2pm at the Selfhelp Clearview Senior Center, 208-11 26 Ave., Bayside. Call Carol at 224-7888.

A Christian-based bereavement support group meeting for adults who have lost a loved one will be held at New Life Fellowship Church, 82-10 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of every month.

St. Adalbert’s Bethany general bereavement support group meeting general group for loss of any loved one will be held at 7:30pm on Thursday, Oct. 25 at St. Adalbert’s Parish Center, 52-40 84 St., Elmhurst, lower cafeteria.

Senior Activities

¦he Community Education Resource Center meets Monday through Friday at 51-60 Marathon Pkwy., Little Neck, with regular activities for senior citizens. Call 423-8179.

Ongoing creative writing workshop for seniors every Thursday from 10am to noon at Sunnyside Community Services Senior Center, 43-31 39 St. Call Ellen at 786-3157 for more information.

ýnited Hindu Cultural Council, 118-09 Sutter Ave., South Ozone Park has a senior center from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. Vegetarian lunch is served daily. There are classes in yoga, meditation, music and more. For information call 323-8900. Ask for Chan Jamoona or Violet Wynter.

The Hillcrest Senior Center, 168-01B Hillside Ave., Jamaica offers the following special events: Birthday party on Wednesday, Oct. 24 from 1-3pm. Live music, fiesta, dinner, theater, trip/Shenandoah on Thursday, Oct. 25, Halloween costume party, music, games and prizes for best costumes on Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 11am-3pm. For more information call 297-7171.

Forest Hills Senior Center, 108-25 62 Dr., open Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4pm. Join for trips, parties, cards, games and more. The center will be offering the following event on Friday, Oct. 19, Medicare presentation and on Thursday, Oct. 25, safety seminar by JASA. Both presentations begin at 10:15am. For more information call 699-1010.

The NYC Department of Health will be offering free flu shots at SNAP of Eastern Queens senior center, 80-45 Winchester Blvd., Building 4 on Wednesday, Oct. 24, between the hours of 9:30am and 2:30pm. For more information call Elaine, Carla or Marian at 454-2100.

The Clearview Senior Center, 208-11 26 Ave., Bayside is featuring the following classes: Every last Thursday of each month at 12:30pm play Mah Jong, checkers, chess or watch a Chinese movie. Call 224-7888.

ýhe Rego Park Senior Center, 93-29 Queens Blvd., is now offering a weekly yoga class with Tom Campo on Mondays at 11am and a weekly aerobics class with Roe Gallo on Thursday at 9:30am. For more information contact Angella King at 896-8511, Monday through Friday from 9am to 4pm.

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