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Auditions/­Rehearsals

Senior Theater Acting Repertory (STAR) always welcomes retired persons interested in acting. To arrange for an audition, call Stan Guttman at 224-2729.

The Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra holds biweekly Wednesday evening rehearsals at the Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd. Rehearsals begin at 7:45 p.m. 718-591-3456.

The Queens chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society is expanding its membership. All men who enjoy singing, be they tenors, leads, baritones or basses, are invited to attend rehearsals any Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the school hall at 74-15 175 St., Flushing. 718- 468-8416. .

Concerts

Friends of Young Artists and RANA Productions present Anne-Marie Hudley, pianist and vocalist, in a Jubilee Clebebration Recital on Sat., March 31 at 5:30 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church , 111-10 Guy Brewer Blvd., Doors open at 5 p.m. Tickets: $25. 1-800-299-1116.

The Queensborough Orchestra at Queensborough Community College will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a concert on March 31 highlighted by award-wining cellist Nicholas Canellakis, who will perform Dvorak's Cello Concerto. The concert is at 8 p.m. in the QCC Theater. Tickets:$14, $12. 718-631-6311.

Broadway star, recording artist and fan favorite Linda Eder appears at Westbury Music Fair on Fri., April 6 at 8 p.m. Tickets: $35. 212-307- 7171.

St. John's University's Department of Fine Arts will host its 11th annual Piano Benefit Concert for the Fine Arts Scholarship Fund, on April 4, at 8 p.m. in Marillac Auditorium, Queens Campus. Anne Cavolo Tedesco will be performing works by Bach, Chopin, Debussy and Brahms. Tickets: $7, $14. 718-990-6567.. Tickets: $32.50. 212-307-7171.

Taylor Dayne performs at Westbury Music Fair on Sun., April 29 at 7 p.m. Tickets: 32.50. 212-307-7171.

Kenny Loggins, known for "Footloose," "Forever," "This Is It," and many more hits performs at Westbury Music Fair on Thurs., April 26 at 8 pm. Tickets: $40. 212-307-7171.

Anne Murray comes to Westbury Music Fair on Sun., April 22 at 3 p.m. Tickets: $40. 212-307-7171.

Hillcrest Jewish Center has secured several tickets for the Sun., April 29 Avi Albrecht and Dudu Fisher performance at Colden Center in Queens College, featuring the Queens Symphany Orchestra with Arthur Fagan conducting. The performance will be in celebration of Yom Ha'atzmaot and will start at 7 p.m. Tickets: $23.. Chairwomen of the concert for Hillcrest Jewish Center are Sylvia Murray Marks, 718-740-0842 and Edith Frank, 718-969-0437.

Meldig jazz, funk rock, soul and R&B, the Tower of Power and Average White Band will perform at Westbury Music Fair on Fri., April 20 at 8 p.m. Tickets: $30. 212-307-7171.

Astoria Center of Israel, 27-35 Crescent St., Long Island City presents A Klezmer Concert and Dance Pary featuring clarinetist Margot Leverett and friends. Tickets: $10. $5. 718-278-2680.

James David Christie will perform the art of the fugue at the Colden Center at Queens College on April 22 at 2 p.m. 718-793-8080.

Perfomers sing in groups and as a full chorus on Mondays from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. under the direction of Evelyn Castro of the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music at the the Kew Gardens Community Center 80-02 Queens Blvd. 718-268-5960.

B.B. King and Bobby "Blue" Bland perform at Westbury Music Fair on Sat., April 7 at 8 p.m. Tickets: $40. 212-307-7171.

The works of Mozart, Verdi, Haydn, Still and R. Strauss, featuring violin soloist Allan Schiller, will be presented at Service Now for Adult Persons 80-45 Winchester Blvd., Wed., Mar. 14 at 1 p.m.; AARP of Auburndale Lutheran Church, 44-10 192 St. on Wed., April 18 at 1:15 p.m. 718-776-5914.

The third Doo-Wop Golden Oldies Concert will be presented Sat., March 31 at 7 p.m. at Holy Cross High School, 26-20 Francis Lewis Blvd., Flushing. The event will be hosted by Don K Reed of WCBS-FM 101.1 and will feature five Doo-Wop acts: The Classics, Passions, Mystics, Chantels, Emotions, and the Acapella Group. Tickets: $25. 718-224-1226.

The Queens Museum of Art highlights a range of compelling glass works in "Heart of Glass," on display through May 27. Seven international artists take a conceptual and poetic approach to the medium while demonstrating its versatility. A kaleidoscope of shape, texture, color and size is employed by each artist to evoke visceral reactions to their themes of nature, science, folklore, myths, and history. Admission: $5, $2.50. 718-592-9700.

Comedy

Comedian Rodney Dangerfield returns to Westbury Music Fair for the first time in 9 years on Fri., April 27 and Sat. April 28. Both performances are at 8 p.m. Tickets: $50. 212- 307-7171.

Dancing

OLBS presents the year 2001 spring dance for singles 25-49 on April 21 at Our Lady of Blessed Sacrament Church, 34-24 203 St, from 8:30 to 1 a.m. Tickets: $20, includes a buffet, beer, wine, soda, munchies, tea, coffee, cake and door prizes. 71-445-6538.

Ballroom Dancing is held Wednesdays at Charisma Ballroom, 71-46 Main St., Flushing from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. 718-268-2800.

Join the Long Island Single's chapter of ORT for an afternoon of Line Dancing on Sun., April 22 at 1 p.m., at The Inn at Great Neck, 30 Cuttetmill Road, Great Neck.Maria Perone will give a dance lesson at 2:30 PM. Come early for a light Buffet. Admission is $15. Call Harriet 718-465-1774.

Irish dancing lessons with All-Ireland dancing champion Niall O'Leary are offered at Yeats' Tavern, 42-24 Bell Blvd. in Bayside from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. every Saturday. 212-726-1602.

Community Education Resource Center, 51-60 Marathon Parkway, Little Neck, presents ballroom dancing every Friday at 2 p.m. Admission: $40. 718-423-8179.

Community Education Resource Center, 51-60 Marathon Parkway, Little Neck, presents free line dance lessons every Monday at 3 p.m. and every Friday at 1 p.m. 718-423-8179.

Line Dancing with Steve is held every Monday at Community Education Center, 51-60 Marathon Parkway, Little Neck. 718-423-8179.

Society Tempo Ballroom Dancers is offering lessons to the public in the latest crazes of Ballroom at their Forest Hills, Belie Harbor, Glendale, Bayside, Floral Park, Elmhurst, Maspeth, and Flushing locations, complimentary to the complete beginner. Learn how, with or without a partner, and enjoy socializing. Membership requires learning basics in the standard dances, but membership is not a requirement. 718-891-4209.

Israeli and Folk Dance Class is held every Wednesday from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Sisterhood of Bay Terrace Jewish Center, 209 St., and Cross Island Parkway. Instructors Rae and George Nemoviche. 718-428-6363.

Exhibits/D­emonstrati­ons

2001 An Art Odyssey. You are the traveler. The Alliance is your guide. "The Journey Begins" a multi-media exhibition of art will be held through March 31 at the Alliance of Queens Artists, 99-10 Metopolitian Ave., Forest Hills. 718-520-9842.

St. John's University will host the 7th Annual National Juried Art Exhibition on view through April 27 at the Chung-Cheng Art Gallery, Sun Yat Sen Hall. 718-990-7476.

"Castle - 6,500 years of Bayside History," and other exhibits are on display at the Bayside Historical Society Mondays through Saturdays. 718-3521548.

P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, 22-15 Jackson Ave., Long Island City, presents the first U.S. retrospective of the work of Italian artist Luigi Ontani from through May 6. Admission: $5, 42. 718-784-2084.

The Center For Culture, The Afrikan Poetry Theatre, Inc., 176-03 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica, presents An Art Exhibit Opening "Ebony Extracts.....Inspirations From the Innermost" by Rhonda Fleshman. Mixed Media Style. Exhibit will run through the month of April, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Free admission! A Wine and cheese reception will be held on Sun., April 1 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Free Admission! 718-532-3312.

Glenford John of Queens will exhibit his artwork at the Hollis Branch, 202-05 Hillside Avenue, from April 18 through May 16. He is one of the finalists in the 18th annual Individual Artists Showcase, which is a juried competition sponsored by the Queens Borough Public Library and the Alliance of Queens Artists. The other finalists' shows will be scheduled later in the year, at Queens Libraries throughout the borough. Admission to all exhibits is free. He is a resident of Ozone Park and an accomplished artist who works in a variety of mediums. Most of his work incorporates his love for nature and his love of people. With his contemporary style, He is a native of Dominica, catches the essence ofthe Caribbean lifestyle in his art. 718-990-0700.

The New York Hall of Science presents "Psychology: It's More Than You Think" through April 29 , including the Living Carpet in the Great Hall. 718-699-0005.

The Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, 161-04 Jamaica Ave., presents "Sequined Surfaces: Haitian Vodoun Flags" now through April 20. 718-658-7400.

The 71st annual Spring Open Juried Exhibition of the National Art League will be presented May 7 to June 8. $1,500 in awards. All media except photography, judged by Charlotta Kotik, curator of the Brooklyn Museum. Send a self-adrressed, stamped envlope for prospectus to: Open Show, National Art League, 44-21 Douglaston Parkway, Douglaston. 718-224-4953

Vasile Valeanu of Ridgewood will exhibit his artwork at the Forest Hills Branch, 108-19 71 Ave., from May 2 through May 30. He is one of the finalists in the 18th Annual Individual Artists Showcase, which is a juried competition sponsored by the Queens Borough Public Library and the Alliance of Queens Artists. The other finalists' shows will be scheduled later in the year, at Queens Libraries throughout the borough. Admission: free. 718-990-0700.

Events

Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park, Queens will present it's Annual Antique Auto Show on April 28 and 29 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission: Adults: $4, Children (12 and under) $1. Members of the New York Antique Auto Club will exhibit over 200 cars (1972 and older) on the grounds of the Farm Museum. Vendors will be selling automobile memorabilia and niore. Petting zoo, hayrides, entertainment, museum gift shop, our greenhouse plant shop and food will be available. 718-347- FARM.

A Rufus Egg Hunt will be held Saturday April 14 at 1 p.m. at King Manor Museum, 90-04 161 St., Jamaica. Admission. $2 per child, free for accompanying adults. 718-206-0545.

An Adult Tennis Party will be held on Sat., March 31, April 14 and April 28 at Alley Pond Tennis Center, 79-20 Winchester Blvd., Queens Village, from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. Admission $30 per person, $50 per couple. 718-264-2600.

The Fillipino American Human Services, Inc. will hold its First Benefit Gala at the residence of Lolda Nicolas Lewis, who is the Honorary Gala Chair on May 3 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. 212-797-9711.

The Community Church of Little Neck, 46-16 Little Neck Pkwy, Little Neck will present Chinese Auction And Dessert on Sat., April 28 at 7 p.m. Admission: $3 for adults and children under 6 are free. 718 229-2534.

The Bayside Historical Society, Building 208, Fort Totten, Bayside presents Paper Quilts, an exhibition by Zelda Tanenbaum. 718-352-1548.

A.S. Byatt recipent of the Booker Prize, England's highest honor, will be the next guest at the Queens College Evening Readings on Tues., April 3 at 7 p.m. 718-997-5592.

Eileen Castro of the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music leads and informal chorus song show tunes, folk songs, classical, and popular songs every Monday from 11 a.m. to noon at . The Kew Gardens Community Center, 8O-O2 Kew Gardens Road, Kew Gardens Performers join old friends and new ones at the Center s concert piano and sing soft or loud 1n groups or solo. No training is required. 718-268-5960.      

Queensborough Comunity College Holocaust Resource Center and Archives presents "Janusz Korczak's Warsaw" through June 30. The exhibit traces the career of Janusz Korczak in Warsaw until his death at Treblinka in August, 1942. Consists of a narrative text, photographs and documents. Library Basement, Room 30. Hours: Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free event. 718-225-1617.

Look up in the sky...it's a bird...it's a plane...no, it's Not-a-Superhero, appearing at the Queens Museum of Art through May 27. Artist Luca Buvoli presents the latest chapter in the adventures of Not-a-Superhero, in the exhibition Around, Around, and Away-Not-a-Superhero and the Myth of New York, the latest installment in the museum's Wall Work series. Admission: $5, $2.50. 718-592-9700.

Art classes are offered at the Cultural Arts Department of the Central Queens YM&YMHA, 67-09 108 St., Forest Hills. 718-268-5011.

Science and technology shed a whole new light on traditional printmaking and photography by creating new, exciting forms of contemporary art. Art and Science Collaborations brings its third annual digital art competition exhibition to the New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111 St., Flushing Meadows Corona Park. 718-699-0005

The History of the Great Hall - the Architecture of the New York Hall of Science is presented by the Hallin Flushing Meadows Corona Park. This compact panel exhibit spotlights the New York Hall of Science, built for the 1964 -1965 World's Fair. Discover the Great Hall, its architect, Wallace K. Harrison, and the history behind its seven-story blue stained glass serpentine walls. 718-699-0005.

Faces tell a thousand stories, the eyes are the windows of the soul. Esther Kirchevsly teaches portrait drawing to novices and practices artists at the Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Road on Thursdays from 11 a.m. to noon. 718-268-5960.

The Afrikan Poetry Theatre presents "My Haitian Diary" by Francois Rides Garcia. Free admission. Also, the Afrikan Poetry Theatre continues its exhibit, "Perspective Visions" by Philip Howell, a photo essay, at the Center For Culture, 176-03 Jamaica Ave. 718-523-3312.

"Castle - 6,500 years of Bayside History," and other exhibits are on display at the Bayside Historical Society Mondays through Saturdays. 718-352-1548.

Annual Easter egg hunt at the Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park, Queens on Sat., April 14, at 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Admission: $ 3. Free Parking. The Farm Museum will hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt in the orchard. Egg hunts will be ongoing throughout the day. " Whiskers" the bunny will be hopping around the Farm to greet the children. Dance the "Bunny-Hop", play egg toss and egg rolling games on the farmhouse lawn. Visit our animals and take a hayride. 718-347-FARM.

The Queens Library Foundation will hold a Gala Dinner Dance on Wednesday, May 9, at 7:30 p.m. at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, Long Island. The event will be co-chaired by Queens Borough Public Library Trustees Mary. Ann Mattone and Joseph Ficalora (who is also Chairman, President and CEO of New York Community Bank). Proceeds will benefit the Futures Fund, an endowment to purchase children's books and provide free children's programs at Queens Library. All are invited. Honorees will be Claire Shulnan, Queens Borough President; Robert Donohue, Senior Vice President Electrical Operations, Con Edison; and Charles Hamm, Chairman, CEO and President, Independence Community Bank. 718-990-8632.

On Fri., April 6, at 8 p.m., the National Art League, 44-21 Douglaston Parkway, Douglaston., will host a presentation by Sharon Rothman on "Feng Shui for the Artists Studio - Designing Your Life With the Art of Placement" All are welcome. Free admission. 718-224-4953

An Arts And Crafts Show And Sale will be held on Sun., April 1, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Auditorium, 203 St., and 35 Ave., Bayside. Watercolor, pastel, oil painting, quilting, woodworking etc. will be on display. Artists demonstrations included. 718-631-0410.

A Visual Arts Forum is held on the second Saturday of the month at 1 p.m. at La Vuelta Bistro, Long Island City. Artists are invited to bring one work of art to share. 718-274-9585.A

A Water Color Workshop will be held March 29 and April 5 from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston. Admission: $85. 718-229-4000.

The Alliance of Queens Artists, 99-10 Metropolitian Ave., Forest Hills offers Kids Painting Workshops on Tuesdays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Kids have fun while finding a new to express themselves. 718-520-9842.

The Acting Workshop of Queens continues at the Forest Hills Adult Center, 67-01 110th Street, at Forest Hills High School on Mondays from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Fee is $150. 718 263-8066.

The Tuesday Morning Club of Douglaston presents clasical music each week. 718-224-2597.

Festivals

The Community Church of Little Neck, 46-16 Little Neck Pkwy, Little Neck will present its 123rd Strawberry Festival will be on Sat, June 16, from 10 a.m. 3 p.m. On Sale will be cakes, berries, ice cream, jewelry, white elephant, plants, baked goods hot dogs and chili. Entertainment Music, special performances and games for the children. Thank you for providing this valuable Community Service. 718 229-2534.

Instructio­n/lectures

Traditional Greek folk dances are taught weekly at the Greek Cultural Center, 27-18 Hoyt Ave., Astoria. Classes are forming now for the beginning and advanced dancer through June. Registration is ongoing. Classes are held on Tuesdays at 8:30 p.m. for adult beginners and 9:30 p.m. for the advanced. Children's classes are held on Fridays at 6:30 p.m. (for ages 6-10) and 7:15 p.m. (for ages 10-14) 718-726-7329.

Movies

The Tuesday April 3 featured movie on April 4 at the Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens, will be Runaway Bride, starring Academy Award nominee Julia Roberts. Showtime is 11:15 a.m. at the center.

Performances

Queens Theatre in the Park, one of the five cultural institutions in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, presents Israeli violinist Miri Ben-Ari and her Jazz Quartet on Sunday, April 15 at 3 pm. Tickets: $24. $22 for seniors (65+), $15 for young audiences, and $ 18. 718-760-0064.

Queens Theatre in the Park, one of the five cultural institutions in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, presents the a cappella quintet Street Sounds for two performances, Sat., April 7 at 8 p.m. and Sun., April 8 at 3 p.m. Street Sounds performs as one of the events in the Fieet Black Cultural Arts Series. Tickets: $16. $12. 718-760-0064.

Theatre Workshop Entertainment Ltd at the Fantasy Playhouse, 317 Merrick Rd., Lynbrook presents The Magic Basket, on Sundays April 7, 14 and 21 at 1 p.m., Saturdays April 9, 10, 16 at 3:30 p.m. and Thursday April 12 at 10:30 a.m. Tickets: $8. 516-599-1982.

Queens Theatre in the Park presents the Children's Orchestra Society's Young Symphonic Ensemble in Meet The Orchestra on Sat., April 7 at 11 a.m. and l p.m. : $8,. $6. 718-760-0064.

Queens Theatre in the Park presents Broadwway Song and Dance man The Music of Jerry Herman. The one night only performance on Fri., April 13 at 8 p.m. Tickets: $24. $22 for seniors (65+), $15 for young audiences (7-18) and $ 18 for . 718- 760-0064. Tickets may also be purchased at the benefit price of $25 from the Queens Gay and Lesbian Pride Committee at 718-460-4064.

Children's spring break performance with Steve Johnson's Magic Variety Show will be Tues., April 10 at 1 p.m. at Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14th Rd., College Point. Illusion and dramatic escape. Tickets: $5, $3. 718-358-0067.

The Mystery of Great Blue Heron Marsh will be held on Wed., April 11 from 10:45 p.m. at Alley Pond Enviromental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston. Admission: $6 non members, $4 non members, $2 per adult. 718-229-4000.

The Confraternity of Our Lady of The Rosary Parish in Yonkers will perform a Passion Play in Portuguese at St. Pius V Pariah Center on Sat., March 31, at 7 p.m. St. Pius,106-12 Liverpoool St., Jamaica, Queens. 718-739-3731

The Undisputed Heavyweight Comedy King, Andrew Dice Clay, brings his street smart, sex obssessed persona to Westbury Music Fair on Fri., April 13 and 14. Tickets: $45. 212-307-7171.

You have two more weekends to see the Parkside Players production of Ira Levin's 'Veronica's Room' on March 30 and 31. Performances will be held at Grace Lutheran Church, 103-15 Union Turnpike, Forest Hills. Friday and Saturday performances start at 8 p.m. Sunday's performances start at 2 p.m.

Queens Theatre in the Park, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, presents the return of MOMIX Baseball, on Sat., March 31 at 8 p.m. and Sun., April 1 at 3 p.m. Tickets: $27, $24, $21, $17. 718-760-0064.

Queens Theatre in the Park, in Flushing Meadows Corona Park proudly presents Terry Waldo's one man show Eubie and Me. Showcasing Mr. Waldo's wide ranging talents as composer, arranger, playwright, and actor, Eubie and Me features the music of Eubie Blake, his contemporaries and new material composed by Terry Waldo. Performances are on Saturdays March 31 at 8 p.m., and April 1 at 3 p.m. 718-760-0064.

Theatre Workshop Entertainment Ltd at the Fantasy Playhouse, 317 Merrick Rd., Lynbrook presents You're a Good Man Charlie Brown" on March 31, April 1 and 12 at 4 p.m. March 31 and April 7 and 14 at 8 p.m. Tickets: $10. 516-599-1982.

Poetry

The Bay Terrace Branch, 18-36 Bell Boulevard, Bay Terrace hosts a Poetry Reading with Anne Marie Macari, author of Ivory Cradle, on Sat., April 21 at 2 p.m. Queens native Anne Marie Macari reads from, and invites the audience to discuss, her first book of poetry, Ivory Cradle. Her book is the winner of the 2000 American Poetry Review/Honickman First Book Prize. Ms. Macari's poetry has previously been published injournals such as Field, Triquarterly, and The Ohio Review, as well as in the anthology, Models ofthe Universe. 718-423-7004.

LaGuardia Community College is holding on April 23 a free poetry performance event where the public is invited to read and listen to poetry. "Poetry Slam of 2001" will be held at the college's Little Theater at 31-10 Thomson Avenue, Long Island City from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. 718-482-5658.

Starbucks, 41-02 Main St., Flushing presents Open Mic Night on the first Thursday of every month from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. All poets, musicians, singers, actors, playwrights and comedians are welcome. 718-424-6494.

Open Mic for poets, musicians, singers, actors, playwrights, and comedians is held on the first Monday of every month from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Caffe Greco, 79-08 37th Ave., Jackson Heights. 718-424-6494.

"The Marriage of Music and Poetry" featuring The Long Island Composers Alliance playing classical music inspired by poetry, is scheduled for Sat., April 21, from 3:15 p.m to 4:15 p.m. at the Flushing Library, 41-17 Main St. 718-661-1200.

On Sat., April 28 at 2 p.m., the Laurelton Branch, 134-26 22 St., hosts "An Afternoon of Poetry and Music" with a poetry reading in English, Haitian Creole, French and Spanish. 718-990-0778

Seniors

The Forest Hills Senior Center offers line dancing at 1:30 p.m. Thursdays. 718-699-1010.

The Kew Gardens Community Center offers a variety of exercise, art, and other classes and activities throughout the week. 718-268-5960.

The Rego Park Senior Center offers meals, health screenings, housing clinics, ballroom dancing, line dancing, and other events and activities. 718-896-8511.

Raffles

Come one,come all to the National Art League's Annual Chinese Raffle and you may win one of the many original works of art on display! This is a fun filled and exciting opportunity to own a work of art-or two,if you are lucky. There will be food and good times. We welcome everyone to this exciting event. Mark your calendar on Sun., April 22, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the National Art League, 44-21 Douglaston Parkway, Douglaston. 718-224-4953

Singles

Cyber Singles meets Thursdays at 9 p.m. at Charisma Ballroom, 71-46 Main St. 718-268-2800.

The Central Queens Y in Forest Hills offers volleyball for singles 22 to 45 on Sunday mornings. 718-268-5011.

The Outdoor Singles activities hotline is 718-353-5506.

Slide Shows

A Water Color Workshop will be held March 29 and April 5 from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston. Admission: $85. 718-229-4000.

The Alliance of Queens Artists, 99-10 Metropolitian Ave., Forest Hills offers Kids Painting Workshops on Tuesdays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Kids have fun while finding a new to express themselves. 718-520-9842.

The Acting Workshop of Queens continues this fall at the Forest Hills Adult Center, 67-01 110th Street, at Forest Hills High School on Mondays from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Fee is $150. 718 263-8066.

Theater

The Center For Culture, The Afrikan Poetry Theatre, Inc., 176-03 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica, presents A Black Theatre Weekend. Awakening Dance Productions presents: "We're Not From Around Here" on Fri.,, March 30 at 8 p.m. and "An Evolution In Reinvention" on Sat., March 31 at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $10. 718-532-3312.

Concluding performances of "Veronica's Room" are at 8 p.m. Fri., March 30 and Sat., March 31 at the Grace Lutheran Church, 103-15 Union Turnpike, Forest Hills. 718-497-4922.

Workshops

The Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park will offer three daily sessions of Children's Spring Workshops. Classes will meet on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, April 10,11, and 12 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.. This workshop will include planting and crafts. Snack will be provided. Recommended for ages 6-12. Admission: $15. 718-347-3276.

A Water Color Workshop will be held March 29 and April 5 from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston. Admission: $85. 718-229-4000.

The Alliance of Queens Artists, 99-10 Metropolitian Ave., Forest Hills offers Kids Painting Workshops on Tuesdays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Kids have fun while finding a new to express themselves. 718-520-9842.

The Acting Workshop of Queens continues this fall at the Forest Hills Adult Center, 67-01 110th Street, at Forest Hills High School on Mondays from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Fee is $150. 718 263-8066.

The Forest Hills Community House, 108-25 62nd Drive, offers a weekly, multi-media creative arts group for teens through age 18 on Monday evenings. 718-592-5757.

Esther Krichevsky teaches portrait drawing to novices and practiced artists at Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Road, Suite 202 on Thursdays from 11 a.m. to noon. 718-268-5960.

The Queens Museum of Art presents free Family Drop-In Art Workshops every Sunday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. 718-592-9700.

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