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Auditions/­Rehearsals

The Center for Preparatory Studies in Music. in the Music Building on the Queens College Campus, 65-30 Kissena Blvd. Flushing, is holding auditions for its new Music Theatre Workshop this summer for children ages 10-16. The workshop will run from July 9 through August 2, Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will also be optional field trips on Fridays. Students will have the exciting opportunity to take classes in singing, acting and dancing with NYU Graduate Students in Music Theatre. Please call to make a registration/ audition appointment. 718-997-3888.

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

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

Saint Gregory The Great Music Ministry, 242-20 88th Avenue at the Cross Island Parkway, Bellerose presents a musical concert, "A Festive Call To Praise" on Sun., June 10, at 3 p.m. Featuring the parish Adult Choir, the Children's Choir and the Parish Youth Band, selected works include "This Is a Day of Rejoicing," "Glorious Easter Is Here," "God Is So Good," "Shout to the King Hosanna," and "We Are One Body," the theme song of the 1993 World Youth Day in Denver, Colorado. The Music Director is Mr. Thomas Humbert and Sister Rosemary Jermusyk is the organist 718-347-3707.

The Brooklyn-Queens Conservatory of Music, 42-76 Main St., Flushing will sponsor its third annual Juneteenth Freedom Music Festival at their facility on Sat., June 16 from noon to 4 p.m. 718-461-8910.

Hot Summer Night starring Tommy James and the Shondells, The Turtles featuring Flo and Eddie, The Grass Roots, and The Spencer Davis Group will warm up the stage of Westbury Music Fair on Sat., July 14 at 8 pm. Tickets: $35. 631-888-9000.

Frank Sinatra Jr., will perform at Westbury Music Fair with a 36-piece orchestra on Sun., June 24 at 3 p.m. Tickets: $42. 212-307-7171.

Brian Setzer will bring his new project, Brian Setzer '68 Comeback Special to Westbury Music Fair on Wednesday, July 11 at 8 p.m in the half round. '68 Comeback Special features Brian along with two members of The Brian Setter orchestra, drummer Bernie Dresel, and slap-bassit mark W. Winchester. Tickets: $35. 631-888-9000.

The Judy Collins Wildflower Fest, Starring Judy Collins, Janis Ian, Richie Havens, and Roger McGuinn, will be hitting Westbury Music Fair on Thurs. July 12 at 8 p.m. Tickets: $37.50. 212- 307-7171.

Classical Soul Jam starring The Dells, Millie Jackson, The Manhattans and Ray Goodman and Brown will hit Westbury Music Fair On June 16 at 8 p.m. Tickets: $37.50. 212-307-7171.

Pack your favorite picnic dinner and lawn chairs on Sat., June 16 for an evening of music under the stars with friends and family at the 19th Annual Summer Picnic POPS Concert at Old Westbury Gardens. Taking the stage for this annual event is Peter Nero and the Philly Pops Orchestra. Gates open at 6 p.m., and the concert begins at 8 p.m. Proceeds from the concert will support the Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Institute at North Shore University Hospital at Glen Cove ofthe North Shore-LIJ Health System. The Institute is internationally known for its state-of-the-art programs in Joint Replacement and an all-inclusive Spine Program. Tickets: $45 per person, two for $80, children (16 and under) $10 eac. 516-465-2550.

Composer and performer Giovanni will appear at Westbury Music Fair on Sat., July 7 in the half round at 8 pm. Tickets: $42.50. 212-307-7171.

The emotionally charged music of rock 'n' roll duo Air Supply joins the multi-talented songwriter Christopher Cross as they perform at Westbury Music Fair on Fri., July 6 at 8 p.m. Tickets: $35. 212-307-7171.

Al Green and The Holmes Brothers perform at Westbury Music Fair on Thurs., June 21 at 8 pm. Tickets:$42.50. 631-888-9000.

Dick Fox's Summer Doo-Wop Extravaganza arrives at Westbury Music Fair on Sat., June 23 at 7 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Tickets: $35.00. 631-888-9000.

Legendary comic Alan King performs at Westbury Music Fair on Sun., June IO at 3 p.m. Tickets: $37.50. 631-888-9000.

A Jazz Concert sponsored by the Friends of the Flushing Library and featuring student performers from the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College will be held at the Flushing Library, 41-17 Main St., Flushing. 718-661-1200.

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

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.

Comedy

All interested community residents are invited to audition for the Neil Simon comedy, "Come Blow Your Horn", on Tues., June l9 at 7:30 p.m. or Tues., June 26 at 7:30 p.m. at Marathon Jewish Community Center, 245-37 60 Ave., Douglaston. We need actors, actresses, stage manager and crew. Performances are scheduled for the end of October. 718-263-0976.

Watermelon smasher and fan favorite Gallagher brings his trademark Sledge-O-Matic, for a night of laughs at Westbury Music Fair on Sat., June 9 at 8 pm. Tickets: $30. 631-888-9000.

The Queens of Comedy starring Mo'Nique, Sommore, Adele Givens, and host Miss Laura Hayes will perform at Westbury Music Fair on Fri., June 8 at 8 p.m. Tickets: $45. 631-888-9000.

Volunteer Jam Tour 2001 starring Charlie Daniels Band, 38 Special, Dickey Betts Band, and Trent Summar and The New Row Mob will hit Westbury Music Fair on Thurs., June 7 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $42.50. 631-888-9000.

Dancing

American Red Magen David for Israel (ARMDI) L'Chaim David Freedman Chapter will hold a Father's Day Dance at the New Hyde Park Jewish Center 100 Lakeville Rd. New Hyde Park, on Sat. June 16 at 9 p.m. Set ups and delicious food is included with admission. 718-224-7989.

Society Tempo Ballroom Dancers is offering lessons to the public in the latest crazes of Ballroom, Latin. Tango, Swing, Savoy Lindy, Salsa, Mambo. etc. and wedding dances, at meir Floral Park. New Hyde Park, Bayside, Floral Park. Garrlen City and Roshln locations, mmplimentary to the complete beginner. 718-891-4209.

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.

The Long Island Singles hosts an afternoon of socializing, and Social Dancing 40+, every Wednesday and Friday from noon to 4 p.m. featuring the best danceable ballroom dance music, offering coffee, bagels, pastries, allafternoon, a free lesson for beginners and advanced, a nice wood dance floor and introductions, Donation: $6. 718-891-4209.

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.

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.

Events

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 at 11 a.m. at the Community Church of Douglaston, 39-50 Douglaston Parkway. 718-224-2597.

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.

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.

Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston presents An Evening With The Stars, Astronomy Programs with Mark Freilich on Sat., June 16 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Admission. $10, $7. 718-229-4000.

The 171st., Annual Strawberry Festival will be held on Sat., June 9 and Sun., June 10 from 1 p.m . to 4 p.m. at Zion Episcopal Church, Doulaston. Fresh strawberries, ice cream, food, moon walk, kids games, music and more. Handiapp access. 718-225-0466.

Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston will hold a June Summer Barbeque on Thurs., June 7 at 6 p.m. Admission: $8, $4, Children undedr 6 free. 718-229-4000.

The Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens Boulevard, Forest Hills presents a breakfast (bagels and lox) performance of its newly formed A Cappella group, Kolot Ba-Yaar, on Sun., June 17, at 10 a.m. We will be joined by Tavim, an a cappella group from Congregation Beth Sholom in Teaneck.

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