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Auditions/Rehearsals

Auditions for The Colonial Players' fall production of the original, award winning comedy, "Nobody knows I'm a Dog," by Alan D. Perkins, will be held on Monday and Wednesday June 25 and 27 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Performances are scheduled for weekends in October. Six characters are needed ranging in age from 17 to 60, and all parts are available. Technicians, stage hands and support crew are always needed, and are most welcome. The theater is located in the Hollis Woods Community Church on 82nd Avenue and Bell Boulvard. 718-740-9400.

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 Barbara Sfraga Trio performs at Erawan, 42-31 Bell Blvd., Bayside on June 26, July 3, 10, 17, 2 and 31 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. 718-428-2112.

American Martyrs Church presents "A Night Out With The Stars," a Broadway revue, on June 22 and June 23 at 8 p.m. Tickets: $10, $8. 718-464-4582.

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 Aug. 2, Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will also be optional field trips on Fridays. Students will have the 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.

Camps/Classes

The Bayside YMCA, 214-13 35th Ave., offers a Performing Arts Camp Monday through Friday for children ages 8-12 years old. The hours from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m The extended day session runs from7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Camp includes a weekly trip on Fridays and swimming twice a week. 718-229-5972.

Summer Art Classes for children ages 5-12 are offered from June 26 through Sept. 1 at the Alliance of Queens Artists, 99-10 Metropolitian Ave., Forest Hills. Registration fee: $25. Childern must be residents of Queens. Tuesdays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Helene Leonardi. Wendesdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Lenore DePace and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon. 718-520-9842

Concerts

The Bayside Historical Society presents a free Outdoor Concert on the Great Lawn at Historic Fort Totten on Sun., June 24 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. 718-352-1548.

The Little Brass Band of the American Band performs patriotic and show tunes Sun., July 1 at 5 p.m. at MacNeil Park, 5th Avenue and College Place, College Point. 718-358-0067.

Hear That Sound? That's barbershop harmony - the big, rich, sound af men's voices locked in tune. It's fun, it's easy and yeu can do it. The Barbershop Harmany Society can help you discover the talent within you. The Jamaica Chapter meets every Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the school hall, 74-15 175th St., Flushing. 718-468-8416 or 718-381-8689.

The Roadsters present music of the 50s, 60s and 70s on Sun., July 8 at 5 p.m. at MacNeil Park, 5th Avenue and College Place, College Point. 718-358-0067.

"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., performs at Westbury Music Fair with a 36-piece orchestra on Sun., June 24 at 3 p.m. Tickets: $42. 212-307-7171.

Blue Sky with Cathy Rose will perform country and soft rock on Sun., July 15 at 5 p.m. at MacNeil Park, 5th Avenue and College Place, College Point. 718-358-0067.

Rock and roil legends, The Doobie Brothers bring their high-energy performances to Westbury Music Fair on Tues. July 17 at 8 pm. Tickets: $40. 212-307-7171.

Johnny Mathis, one of the most enduring figures in popular music, performs at Westbury Music Fair on Fri., July 20 and Sat., July 21 Both performances are at 8 pm. Tickets are $45. Call 212-307-7171.

Brian Setter will bring his new project, Brian Setter '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.

A Walk Down Abbey Road: A Superstar Tribute to The Beatles will grace the stage of Westbury Music Fair for a show on Thurs., July 19 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $40. 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.

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.

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.

Dancing

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.

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.

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.

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. Thecenter also presents free line dance lessons every Monday at 3 p.m. and every Friday at 1 p.m. And, Line Dancing with Steve is held every Monday at the center. 718-423-8179.

Society Tempo Ballroom Dancers offer 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/Events

"Versatility," works by Jim McCarthy and Salvatore Lodico, will be shown at the National Art League, 44-21 Douglaston Parkway, Dougiaston from July 2 to July 27. A reception will take place on Sun. July 15 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. All are welcome to this exciting and creative show. 718-539-5 804.

The Bayside Historical Society presents Trolleys of the North Shore on edxhibit through June 2003 at Officers Club, Building #208, Fort Totten, Bayside. Exhibit opening June 23 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Donation: $3, $1. 718-352-1548.

"An Adventure in Imagination," free reading and performance programs by Lisa Lipkin for children under 9 yers old will be held on Wed., July 11 at 11 a.m. at Juniper Park upper playground at 80 St., in Middle Village. 212-360-8290.

Queensboro Community College Holocaust Resource Center and Archives presents "Janusz Korczak's Warsaw from through June 30. 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. to4 p.m. Free event. 718-225-1617.

"The Girls of Summer," works by Madeline Braisted, Blanche D'Errico, Barbara Firestone, Irene Helm, Siglinda Konrad, Lina LoGiudice, Meg Martin, Clara Walsh will be on exhibit at the National Art League, 44-21 Douglaston Parkway, Douglaston from July 30 to Aug. 31. A reception will be held on Sun., Aug. 12 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. 718-225-4917.

Bella Italia Mia, Inc., presents Italian American Women Writers, Anne T. Romano. Ph.D on Sat., June 30 from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Maspeth Branch Public Library, 67-70 Grand Ave, Maspeth. 718-426-1240.

The Center For Culture, The Afrikan Poetry Theatre, 176-03 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica, presents "Tribute To Leon Thomas and Fund Raiser for Afrikan Poetry Theatre," a musical and poetic tribute to one of the great Jazz/Blues singers, poet, and cultural workers. Join his friends and a steilar line up of musicians with: The.Billy Kaye Quartet, featuring the prenominal vocalist TC, with a Leon Thomas sound, and special guest poets on Sat., June 23 at 8 p.m. Tickets: $15 (food and soft drinks included), $17 at the door. Proceeds to benefit The Afrikan Poetry Theatre. 718-523-3312

Singles Mixer at the Hollis Woods Community Center. Want to try something different? Want to find your significant other, and have fun at the same time? Men and Women age 35-50 on Friday June 29 from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Hollis Woods Community Center, corner of 82nd Avenue and Bell Boulevard, one block south of Union Turnpike. $20. Reservations are a must because space is limited. 718-321-5922.

The NAACP Jamaica Branch, 189 26 Linden Boulevard, St. Albans will host its annual Oldies but Goodies Party on Sat., June 23 at 9 p.m. A donation of $35 gives an evening of nostalgia, good music, and free membership to the NAACP for one year. 718-723-3653.

The Jewish Center of Kew Gardens Hills, 71-25 Main St., Flushing will hold its Annual Journal Dinner Dance, honoring, Zelman Zook on Sun., June 24 at 6 p.m. at Tivloli Terrace, Westbury. Bruce Kweller President, George and Riuth Convor, Chairs. 718-263-650.

Irma Wesley, a Queens artist and teacher returns to the Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Road on Wednesdays at 1 p.m. with a series of illustrated lectures on the include all phases of art. 718-268-5960.

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. 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.      

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.

Festivals

The Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park, will hold its annual Strawberry Festival on Sat., June 23, and Sun., June 24, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission: $2 for adults and free for children 12 and under. Free parking available. Fresh strawberries, strawberry products and fun facts about strawberries will make this event fun for people of all ages! Country Western Music and Dance instruction, hayrides, free games for children and tours of the historic Adriance Farmhouse will be offerd. 718-547-3276

Thalia Spanish Theatre, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside, presents its seventh annual Festival Thalia Al Aire Libre/Free Outdoors Festival, four free concerts In Thomson Hill Park/Noonan Playground, Sun., June 24 at 1 p.m.718-729-3880.

Performances

Beari Productions presents "Jukebox Satrurday Night," a musical revue of '40s and '50s tunes, at 8 p.m. Fri., June 22 and Sat. June 23, 4 p.m. Sunday, June 24, 8 p.m. Fri. June 29, and 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Sat. June 30 at Trinity Luheran Church, 6370 Dry Harbor Road, Middle Village. 718-736-1263.

The American Martyrs Church presents "A Night Out with the Stars", a Broadway revue, at 8 p.m. Friday June 22 and Saturday, June 23 at Bell Boulevard and Union Turnpike in Bayside. Wine, cheese, cxookies and juice are served after the play. 718-464-4582.

Flip Flop, produced by LFB Productions at the Marathon Community Center, 245-37 60th Ave., Douglaston, is on Thurs., July 12 at 8 p.m. and Sun., July 15 at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Tickets: $7. 718-263-0976/

Murder At Temptation Island, a murder mystery dinner and dance show will be held on Fri. July 13 at 8 p.m., at The White House, 10-24 154th Street, Whitestone. Admission: $39. 718- 746-1111.

The Colonial Players of the Hollis Woods Church present Love Lefters, by A.R. Gurney; a touching and poignant piece chronicling the correspondence of two friends throughout their lives. remaining shows are through Sun. June 24. Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., and Sunday at 3:30. 718-740-9400.

Thalia Spanish Theatre, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside, prrsents an original tango musical, All That Tango/ Todo Tango, through July 1. Thursdays and Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., and Sundays at 4 p.m. On June 27, there will be Tango Workshops taught by professional tango dancers. 718-729-3880.

Poetry

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. 718-424-649

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.

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.

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

Tours

Through the end of June the New York Hall of Science is offering free Audio Tours, taking visitors through selected highlights of the museum. Tours last from 45 minutes to 2 hours. A hand-held Audio Tour device is available. Audio Tours are free to the general public during the month of June; after June Audio Tours are available for $2 per person, $1 for Hall members and free to blind, low-vision or special needs individuals. Hall admission: $7.50, $5. 718-699-0005, ext. 370.

Trips

American Red Magen David for Israel is running a weekend at the Raleigh Hotel in South Fallsburg in the Catskills from July 12 through July 15. Limited rooms available. Proceeds goto Isreal for Emergency Medical Care, Blood and Ambulance. 718-224-7989.

Queens Museum of Art New York City Building Flushing Meadows Corono Park, has arranged a trip to the Marisol Exhibition At Neuberger Museum Of Art in Purchase on Thurs., June 28 from noon to 3:30 p.m. Trip includes: Round-Trip transportation, guided tours and lunch. The tour is limited to 45 people. 718-592-9700.

Volunteers

Become a Queens Museum of Art volunteer! No experience is necessary. All it takes is a cheerful personality, team spirit, and one morning or afternoon a week. The museum staff provides all training and supports. Benefits include free admission to the QMA as well as many cultural institutions around New York City. If you have an interest in education, art and children, consider becoming a museum decent. A decent is a trained museum interpreter who conducts participatory tours for children grades K through 6 on one morning per week, focusing on the museum's permanent and changing exhibitions. Docents receive training sessions, featuring workshops, lectures on child development and touring techniques, guest speakers, slide lectures, and field trips to other cultural sites. 718-592-9700.

Workshops

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 Queens County Farm Museum at 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park, Queens will offer Children's Summer Craft Workshops. Two-week programs are offered from July 11 through August 17. Each 2-week session is $40. Classes include a variety of arts & crafts, and farm activities and are designed for children ages 6-10. Classes meet on WED-FRI from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. For younger children ages 4-5, a storytime, and arts & crafts workshop is offered. Each 2-week Session is $40 per child per session. Classes meet on WED -FRI from 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. 18-347-3276 EX 14. Registration is required. 718-347-3276 EX 14.

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.

The Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, 161-04 Jamaica Ave., offers free Internet Access Workshop, Community Internet Access Initiative on July 15 and Aug., 19 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. 718-658-7400.

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