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Posted: Thursday, April 25, 2002 12:00 am

Exhibits

The Flushing Art League of Queens and the Queens Historical Society present New Horizons of 2002 now through May 12. Gallery hours, Tuesday, Saturday, Sunday from 2:30 to 4:30pm. Admission $3, $2 seniors/students at the Kingsland Homestead, 143-3537 Ave., Flushing.

Queens Council on the Arts presents Art In Unexpected Places, an exhibition of work by Katrin Asbury, Michael Rakowitz and Troy Richards. It will run through April 27 in a gallery located at 44-61 11 St., Long Island City. Hours are noon to 6pm through Saturday.

An exhibition of photographs taken in cemeteries in Paris, Prague, New England and elsewhere by Czech-born artist Eva Fuka is on display in the Queens College Art Center now through June 6 on the sixth floor of the Benjamin S. Rosenthal Library. Gallery hours are Mondays to Thursdays, 9am to 8pm and Fridays 9am to 5pm. The gallery is closed May 27. After May 27, call for summer hours. For more information call 997-3770.

Art and artifacts from the ancient worlds of Mesopotamia and the Near East, Asia, Egypt, Greece, Rome and pre-Colombian America and artworks from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance is on exhibit at the Godwin-Ternbach Museum at Queens College now through June 1.

Theatre

ûThe Mousetrap,” Agatha Christie’s suspenseful mystery, will be presented by Theatre A La Carte on April 26 and 27 at 8pm and April 28 at 3pm at the Community Church of Douglaston, 39-50 Douglaston Pkwy. Tickets are $12. For reservations and information, call 631-4092.

Theatre Time Productions presents “Witness For the Prosecution” by Agatha Christie on Friday, April 26 at 8pm; Saturday, April 27 at 8pm and Sunday, April 28 at 4:30pm at the First Presbyterian Church of Whitestone, 15-43 149 St. Tickets are $13 for adults and $11 for seniors and children 13 and under.

Douglaston Community Theatre presents the comedy, “Over the River and Through the Woods” on Fridays: April 26 and May 3 and 10 at 8pm; Saturdays: April 27 and May 4 and 11 at 8pm; Sunday: May 5 at 2pm at Zion Church, 44 Ave. off Douglaston Pkwy. Tickets: adults: $12, seniors citizens and students: $10 and children 12 and under $8. For reservations call 482-3332.

The Colonial Players of the Hollis Woods Church present “You Can’t Take It With You,” an award-winning classic comedy by Kaufman and Hart, now through Sunday, April 28. The show will run Friday and Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 3:30. The theatre is located in the Hollis Woods Community Church on 82 Ave. and Bell Blvd. (one block south of Union Tpke.). Donation is $13 and $11 for seniors. For info call 740-9400.

Music

The Flushing Jewish Community Council and Flushing area rabbis will sponsor a performance by the Long Island Cantors’ Ensemble on Wednesday, May 8 at 8pm at Temple Gates of Prayer, 38-20 Parsons Blvd., Flushing. The fee will be $5 for synagogue members and $10 for non-members. Tickets are available at Flushing area synagogues.

Meeting

The Flushing Camera Club will meet at 7:45pm on Wednesday, May 1. The meeting will feature a members’ portfolio night with an opportunity to view individual’s best work. The club meets the first and third Wednesdays of the month in the Flushing HospitalUs Administration Bldg., 45 Ave. and Burling St. For more information call 441-6210.

Nature/Outdoor

Arbor Day celebration will be held on Saturday, April 27 from 10am to noon at Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston. Pre-register by calling 229-4000.

Meet the Urbans Park Rangers for a Vanderbilt History hike at the Alley Pond Park Center on Saturday, April 27 at 1pm. Enter the park at Winchester Boulevard, under the Grand Central Pkwy. Call 217-6034 for more information.

Join the Urban Park Rangers for an art exhibition on Sunday, April 28 at noon and on Wednesday, May 1 at 6:30pm read “The Bean Trees,” a novel by Barbara Kingsolver and attend a discussion at the Forest Park Nature Center on Woodhaven Blvd. and Forest Park Dr. Call 846-2731 for more information.

Social Gatherings

The New York Metropolitan Country Music Association will hold a Country-Western dance at the Glendale Memorial Building, 72-02 Myrtle Ave., on Saturday, April 27 at 8:30pm featuring Southbound. A general membership meeting will also be held. Doors open at 7:30pm. A free dance lesson will be given at 8pm. Entry fee is $12. Adults only will be admitted.

Parents Without Partners, Queens Chapter 16, will hold a singles dance on Saturday, April 27 from 9pm at Knights of Columbus, 263-25 Union Tpke., Glen Oaks. Admission is $9 for members, $12 for non-members. Proper attire please. For further information call 343-7674.

Special Events

Duplicate Bridge Game Mondays from 11:30am to 3pm sponsored by NORC. Bring bag lunch, refreshments served. Cost $1.50. It will be held at the NORC Self Help Community Center at Big Six Towers, 60-10 Queens Blvd., 1st floor in Woodside. Call Connie Barclay at 429-3178 for information and partnerships.

Change your life. Come to “Transitions: A Conference For Women Considering A Return To College” at Queensborough Community College, Science Building, 22-05 56 Ave., Bayside on Saturday, April 27 from 1 to 4pm. Hear about sources of financial aid, get tips on balancing work, school and family. The event is free. Call 229-0371 for more information.

Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd. Douglaston is holding an art and treasures auction on Sunday, April 28 at 5:30pm.

The Church-in-the-Gardens is sponsoring a program of liturgical dance by the Omega Dance Company of the Cathedral of St. John The Divine on Sunday, April 28 at 1pm at the Community House, 15 Borage Place, Forest Hills. Drawing from scriptural passages of healing, they will lead participants on how to overcome profound loss and find healing of body, mind and spirit through dance movement. Admission is free.

The Church of the Resurrection, 85-09 118 St., Kew Gardens will hold a spring mini fair—Stars & Stripes Forever on Saturday, April 27 from 10am to 9pm. Complete dinner served from 5:30 to 8pm.

The Walk for Mental Health will be held on Sunday, April 28 in Flushing Meadows Park at the Unisphere. New York Mets Manager Bobby Valentine is Walk chairman and it will benefit Transitional Services for New York, Inc. For details call 746-6647 ext. 24.

There will be Open Mic Night hosted by Irene Mallinger and Hy Auslander presented at Starbucks Coffee, 41-02 Main St., Flushing, on Thursday, May 2 from 7 to 9pm.

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