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Auditions/­Rehearsals

Barbershop Harmony Society Queens chapter seeks men who enjoy singing. Rehearsals Wed., 8 p.m. 74-15 175th St. 468-8416.

Senior Theater Acting Repertory welcomes seniors interested in acting. Wed. & Fri.. 347-2310 or Stan Guttman at 224-2729.

Talent show to benefit Toys For Tots and breast cancer research to be held at LeHavre on the Water in Whitestone. Seeking participants, acts to raise money for the charities. Call Eddie Ramos at 767-6200 or 917-476-8488.

Theatre à la Carte is holding auditions for the fall production of Daphne Du Maurier’s “Rebecca,” (woman in her 20s) and two men (30-50). Call 212-904-2667 and we’ll get back to you.

Theater Workshop Productions holding open call for “Oliver.” Lead roles still available. Call 516-599-1982 for appointment.

Classes

Acting Workshop of Queens. Mon., 7-10 p.m. Forest Hills Adult Center at Forest Hills High School, 67-01 110th St. 263-8066.

Chinese painting. Fri., 1 p.m. Bayside Senior Center, 210-10 Union Turnpike. 479-6071.

Drama/acting for kids. Ages 10-12, Mon., 6:30-7:30 p.m.; ages 13-17, Mon., 7:30-8:30 p.m. Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14th Rd. 358-0067.

Drawing and painting. Thurs., 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Alliance of Queens Artists, 99-10 Metropolitan Ave. 520-9842.

Kids’ painting workshops. Tues., 4-6 p.m. The Alliance of Queens Artists, 99-10 Metropolitan Ave. 520-9842.

Life Drawing Sessions teaches drawing with a live model. Sat., 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Women’s Studio Center, 43-01 21st St. 274-9585.

Portrait class. Tues., 7-10 p.m. National Art League, 44-21 Douglaston Parkway. 428-1859.

Portrait drawing for novices taught by Esther Kirchevsly. Thurs., 11 a.m.-noon. Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd. 268-5960.

Children

Tales in the Park at the Queens Museum of Art presents Alice in Wonderland Saturday at 3 p.m. at the Queens Museum of Art, in the New York City Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Admission is free. Audiences are encouraged to bring blankets and pillows for easy mobility as the action moves through several outdoor locations. Call 592-9700, Ext. 222.

Concert

Woodside on the Move will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday and will include such perennial favorites as the 1812 Overture. The concert will take place at Sunnyside Garden Park and is part of the Queens Symphony Orchestra 2002 Free Summer Concert Series. Call 326-4455.

Dancing

Ballroom dancing. Wed., 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Charisma Ballroom, 71-46 Main St. 268-2800.

Country line dancing classes. Mon., 7-8 p.m. beginners; 8-9:30 p.m. intermediate. Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14th Rd. 358-0067.

Israeli and folk dance class with Rae and George Nemoviche. Wed., 7:30-9:30 p.m. Sisterhood of Bay Terrace Jewish Center. 428-6363.

Irish dancing lessons with all-Ireland dancing champion Niall O’Leary. Sat., 9-11 a.m. Yeats’ Tavern, 42-24 Bell Blvd. 212-726-1602.

Kew Gardens Community Center introduces a new dance program with Elaine Nester Fri. from 1 to 3 p.m. at 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202. Call 268-5960.

Line dance lessons. Fri., 1 p.m. Community Education Resource Center, 51-60 Marathon Pkwy. 423-8174.

Exhibits

America: The Private “I”s, an exhibit by Karlos Carcamo and Joonhyun Kim, at the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, runs through Aug. 17. 161-04 Jamaica Ave. The exhibit explores pop images, hip hop culture and commercialism in urban communities. Call 658-7400.

Art of Long Island City, The New Western Frontier, through Sept. 29, Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd. 463-7700.

“Castle — 6,500 years of Bayside History.” Daily, except Sunday. Bayside Historical Society, Fort Totten. 352-1548.

“Designing the Future: The Queens Museum of Art and The New York City Building” features work of architects, designers who worked on the building. Through July 28. Queens Museum of Art, New York City Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park. 592-9700.

“East Meets West—Again,” an open-theme all-media exhibit featuring Asian artists at AQA Gallery, 99-10 Metropolitan Ave., through July 13. Call 520-9842.

Heart of Gold, through September, PS 1 Contemporary Arts Center, 22-25 Jackson Ave. 784-2084.

“Living Together, Growing Together,” works by artists from The Living Museum at Creedmoor Psychiatric Center. Through July 28. Queens Museum of Art, New York City Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park. 592-9700.

Magnus von Plessen, through September, PS 1 Contemporary Arts Center, 22-25 Jackson Ave., Long Island City. 784-2084.

Mexico City: An exhibition about the exchange rates of bodies and values, Sunday through September, PS 1 Contemporary Arts Center, 22-25 Jackson Ave. 784-2084.

Oral History Exhibit. “Bayside was a Wilderness Then: Voices from the Black Community Revisited.” Officers’ Club, Fort Totten. Reservations required. 352-1548.

Originals by Nicotra, an exhibit of Emotional Realism painter Charles Nicotra, runs through Sept. 30 at the Cedar House Cafe, 70-10 Grand Ave. Call 478-9569.

Robotics, runs through Sept. 1, New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111 St. 699-0005.

William Steiger: 130 ft high, 65 thou gal, 1/2 mile deep, through Aug. 24 at the Bulova Corporate Center, 75-20 Astoria Blvd. 899-0700.

“Trolleys of the North Shore.” Daily, except Sunday. Bayside Historical Society, Fort Totten. 352-1548.

“Twentieth Century Borough: 100 Years of Modern Architecture in Queens.” Exhibit explores changing facets of Modernism over a century of growth. Sunday through March 2003 at Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37th Ave. Presented by the Queens Historical Society. Call 939-0647, Ext. 17.

“View,” a multiple artist show at the Socrates Sculpture Park through Aug. 18, Broadway at Vernon Blvd. 956-1819.

Harold Zipkowitz, a Forest Hills photographer, exhibits his work at the Forest Hills branch of the Queens Library, 108-19 71st Ave. through July 17. He is a finalist in the 19th Annual Individual Artists Showcase. Call 990-0700.

Forums

Writers Forum. Writers asked to being one original work to share. Third Sat. of the month, 3 p.m. at Women’s Studio Center, Suite 216, Wills Art Deco Building, 43-01 21st St. 361-5649.

Poetry

Open Mic. First Mon. of the month, 7-9 p.m. Caffe Greco, 79-08 37th Ave. 424-6494.

Open Mic Night for poets, musicians, singers, actors, playwrights, comedians. First & third Thurs. of the month, 7-9 p.m. Starbucks, 41-02 Main St., 424-6494.

Poppenhusen Poets Platform. Open mic for poetry. Second Sun. of the month, 7 p.m. Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14th Rd. 358-0067.

Register Now

Music theater workshop at the Aaron Copland School of Music/Queens College, July 8 - Aug. 1, ages 10-15. 997-3888.

Summer art workshops for children run July 8-Aug. 31 at the AQA Gallery, 99-10 Metropolitan Ave. 520-9842.

Watercolor workshops on Thursdays July 11-Aug. 22, 1:30 to 4:40 p.m. at Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd. Pre-register by calling 229-4000.

Theater

Columbia - a Folkloric Fantasy with Ballet Mestizo runs Friday through Aug. 4 at the Thalia Spanish Theatre, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside. Performances are Fri. & Sat. at 8 p.m., Sun. at 4 p.m. Call 729-3880.

Tours

Queens Jazz Trail, the first Sat. of each month, Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing. 463-7700.

Tours of Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37th Ave., 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. Tues., Sat. & Sun. Presented by the Queens Historical Society. Call 939-0647, Ext. 17.

Workshops

The Women’s Studio Center presents an acrylic and watercolor painting workshop to be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Mondays. with instructor Melissa Wolf. Call 361-5649 or e-mail wsc586@aol.com.

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