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Auditions/Rehearsals

Oratorio Society Of Queens, under the artistic direction of David Close, invites singers to join the group for weekly rehearsals in the North Presbyterian Church, 154th Street and 26th Avenue, Flushing. No choral experience is necessary. Prospective members must be able to carry a tune and undergo a simple listening audition. Newcomers are requested to arrive at 7:45 p.m. December program will include portions of Handel's "Messiah" and other appropriate holiday music. 460-0726.

Senior Theater Acting Repertory welcomes seniors interested in acting. Meetings held Wednesdays and Fridays. For more information, call Ronnie Arond at 718-347-2310 or Stan Guttman at 718-224-2729.

The Barbershop Harmony Society's Queens chapter welcomes 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 175th St., Flushing. 718-468-8416.

      

Classes

National Art League, 44-21 Douglaston Parkway, Douglaston adds an evening Portrait class to weekly schedule. Dan Slapo, well known representational artist with 3S years as an instructor has brought his drawing & painting class to the NAL. The class will be held every Tuesday evening from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Dan Slapo has received many awards for his pastel paintings from major competitions, and his work has been published in a number of prestigious publications. Artists at all levels of proficiency are invited to attend. 718-428-1859.

Learn to draw and paint during an instruction workshop Thursdays at Alliance of Queens Artists, 991-10 Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 718-520-9842.

Kids' painting workshops held Tuesdays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at The Alliance of Queens Artists, 99-10 Metropolitian Ave., Forest Hills. 718-520-9842.

Portrait drawing for novices taught by Esther Kirchevsly atKew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Road, Thursdays from 11 a.m. to noon. 718-268-5960.

Free Drama/Acting Class for Teens, ages 10-17 at the Poppenhusen Instiitute, 114-04 14 Rd., College Point. Ages 10-12 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and ages 13-17 from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 718-358-0067

Concerts

Free Youth Choral Group for ages 10-16 The Poppenhusen Instiitute, 114-04 14 Rd., College Point from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. 718-358-0067.

Municipal Concerts, Inc. in cooperation with Hillcrest Jewish Center will present the Julius Grossman Chamber Orchestra on Sunday, Nov., 4 at 2 p.m. in Hillcrest Jewish Center located on Union Turnpike and 183rd St., Fresh Meadows. Presented will be classical pieces by Mozart, Dvorak, Britten, Bach, and Tchaikovsky. Turkey Tn The Straw will also be played. Admission: Free.

Barbara Sfraga Group featuring... Barbara Sfraga, vocals John Hart, guitar Fred Berman, bass at ERAWAN Thai Cuisine, 42-31 Bell Blvd., Bayside on Tues., Nov., 5, 12, 19 and 26 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. 718-428-2112

Perfomers sing in groups and as a full chorus 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

DNA 22 34th Ave., Queens presents DNA Friday Nov. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Dec. 7, 14, 21, 28 and Jan 4, 11, 18, 25, Feb., 1, 8, 15, 22 and March 1 and at 10 p.m. Cost: $20.

DJ's Nick Planet, Chris the ''Greek,'' Teddy GQ, and Geo Roc spin the best house, hip-hop, reggae and freestyle every Friday night. 718-784-1822.

Fresh Meadows Jewish Center, 193-10 Peck Ave., Flushing on Sat., Nov. 3 at 8:30 p.m .Ad,ission: $10. 718-357-5100.

Aliiance of Queens Artists, 991-10 Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills is having a Post Halloween Pre-Election Day Costume Ball and Dinner at Terrace on the Park, on Fri., Nov. 2. 718-520-9842.

ANIBC Center, 212-12 26 Ave., Bayside, offers Line Dance Evenings from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Doors open at 7:15 p.m. Kicken Up Country. Donation: $6 No partner needed. Dance Instruction and Music by Ira and Ellen. 718-939-4936.

Open house of country line dancing classes at Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14th Road, College Point. Come to learn what it's all about. Future classes will be held Mondays from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. for beginners ($5 a class) and 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. for intermediate ($6 per class). Instructors: Ira and Ellen Lengel. 718-358-0067

Society Tempo Ballroom Dancers offers lessons in ballroom, Latin, tango, swing, savoy lindy, salsa, mambo and wedding dances in Floral Park, New Hyde Park, Bayside. 718-891-4209.

Ballroom dancing 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 for singles age 40+, Wednesdays and Fridays from noon to 4 p.m. Includes coffee, bagels, pastries, 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., Bayside, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. every Saturday. 212-726-1602.

Ballroom dancing hosted by Community Education Resource Center, 51-60 Marathon Parkway, Little Neck, Fridays at 2 p.m. Admission: $40. 718-423-8179.

Free line dance lessons hosted by Community Education Resource Center, 51-60 Marathon Parkway, Little Neck, Mondays at 3 p.m. and Fridays at 1 p.m. 718-423-8179.

Israeli and folk dance class is held Wednesdays from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Sisterhood of Bay Terrace Jewish Center, 209th Street and Cross Island Parkway. Instructors: Rae and George Nemoviche. 718-428-6363.

Dinners

The next session of "Temple Tots," a monthly dinner and service designed to introduce children up to age 7 to the joys and meaning of Shabbat, will be at The Reform Temple of Forest Hills, 71-11 112th St. at 6:15 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16. 718-261-2900.

Emanuel United Church of Christ, Woodhaven Blvd and 91 Ave., Woodhaven presents a 2001 Space Adventure Fair and Dinner on Nov. 10 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. featuring their fabulous auction table arts and crafts, homemade baked goods, prizes and collectibles.

Events/Exhibits

The Bayside Business Association presents the Taste of Bayside at Queensborough Community College at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15 Eat and drink in a night of culinary tastings from the best restaurants in town. Resevations: 718-229-0300, Ext. 0.

The Bicycle Takes Off: From Boneshaker to Boom presented by The New York Hall Of Science 47-01 111 St. Flushing Meadows Corona Park during the month of November, December, January and Feb., 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Cost: $7.50, $5 children and seniors. 718-699-0005

Susan Wolsborn: Kinesthesia on display at Queens Museum of Art, New York City Building , Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Flushing on Nov., 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30; Dec. , 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29,30; Jan. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23, 25, 25, 26, 27, 29, 30, 31; Feb. 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost: $5, $2.50 students and seniors. 718-592-9700

Janet Cardiff Exhibit will be on display at P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, 22-25 Jackson Ave. Long Island City on Nov. 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10,11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 21, 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, Dec 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 14, 15, 16, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, Jan 2, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 30, and 31 from noon to 6 p.m. This exhibit features several of her installations as well as collaborations with Goerge Bures Miller. 718-784-2084.

Joe Brainard: A Retrospective will be on display at P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, 22-25 Jackson Ave. Long Island City on Nov. 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 21, 23, 24 and 25 from noon to 6 p.m. 718-784-2084.

Big Eyes by: Charley Friedman will be presented by the Queens Museum of Art on Nov., 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30; Dec. 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30; Jan., 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 29, 30. 31, Feb., 1, 2, 3, 5, 6 and 7 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost: $5, adults, $2.50 children and seniors. 718-592-9700

Digital 2001: Our Sci-Tech World presented by New York Hall of Science, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, on display on Nov., 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24 and 25. Monday through Wednesday, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Thursday through Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost: $7.50; $5. 718-699-0005

El Ritmo Latino Del Mundo will be on display at Flushing Town Hall 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing from noon to 5 p.m. on Nov. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 24, 26, 27, 28, 30; Dec., 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 26, 27, 28, 29 and 30. This exhibit features works that transcends traditional notions of ''Latino'' identity. 718-463-7700

Persian Art: Pre- to Post- Islamic Era, a slide/lecture with M. K. Sedigh, on Sat., Nov., 3 at 3 p.m. This program is a cross-historical introduction to Persian art. Hurry to the Bayside Branch, 214-20 Northern Boulevard; 718-229-1834. The Gallery

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