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Acting Seniors

Senior Theater Acting Repertory welcomes seniors interested in acting. Wed. & Fri. 718-347-2310 or Stan Guttman at 718-224-2729.

Barbershop Harmony

Barbershop Harmony Society Queens chapter seeks men who enjoy singing. Rehearsals Wed., 8 p.m. 74-15 175th St. 718-468-8416.

Bayside Glee Club

Join the club and prepare for its upcoming concerts. Rehearsals Tues. evenings, 7:45 p.m., All Saints Church, 214-33 40 Ave. Entrance on 215th St. For more information, call 718-424-5769.

Community Singers

The Community Singers of Queens rehearses Mon. 8-10 p.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church, 42-15 165th St. All voices welcome. Call 718-658-1021.

Music Theatre Summer Workshop

Voice, acting, and dance classes at Queens College for ages 10-15 running from July 14-August 7. Call 718-997-3888.

Standard Deviation

Beari Productions will hold auditions for “Standard Deviation,” an original play by Alan David Perkins, author of “Nobody Knows I’m A Dog,” on Thursday, July 10, Monday, July 14 and Thursday, July 17 at 7:30 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 63-70 Dry Harbor Rd., Middle Village. Males and Females from 20s to 50s are needed. Call 718-736-1263.


On Tuesday, July 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the Social Hall of the Free Synagogue of Flushing for November performances. Call 516-354-5210.

Children’s event

Bugs and Balloons in Love Bug Hugs

On Monday, July 28 at 7 p.m. at George Seuffert Bandshell.

Clyde Beatty Cole Bros. Circus

From Friday, July 25 - Sunday, July 27 in tyhe Bandshell parking lot. Call 800-796-5672.

Laurie Berkner

One of the hippest children’s artisits at the George Seuffert Bandshell on Monday, July 21 at 7 p.m.

Sleeping Beauty Marionette Show

Arranged by Cultural Collaborative Jamaica on Tuesdays, July 8, 15, 22, 29 and August 5 at 10:30 a.m. on the Great Lawn of Rufus King. Call 718-526-3217.

Super Scientific Circus

At George Seuffert Bandshell on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.


Acting Workshop

Acting Workshop of Queens. Mon., 7-10 p.m. Forest Hills Adult Center at Forest Hills High School, 67-01 110th St. 718-263-8066.

Chinese painting

Fri., 1 p.m. Bayside Senior Center, 210-10 Union Turnpike. 718-479-6071.

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. 718-358-0067.

Drawing and painting

Thurs., 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Alliance of Queens Artists, 99-10 Metropolitan Ave. 718-520-9842.

Kids’ painting workshops

Tues., 4-6 p.m. The Alliance of Queens Artists, 99-10 Metropolitan Ave. 718-520-9842.

Life Drawing Sessions

Teaches drawing with a live model. Sat., 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Women’s Studio Center, 43-01 21st St. 718-274-9585.

Portrait class

Tues., 7-10 p.m. National Art League, 44-21 Douglaston Parkway. 718-428-1859.

Portrait drawing

Taught by Esther Kirchevsly. Thurs., 11 a.m.-noon. Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd. 718-268-5960.


Central Astoria Waterfront Series

All performances are on Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. Call 718-728-7820.

July 10 - Doo Wop Night

July 17 - Big Band Night

July 24 - Swing and Sinatra Night

July 31 - Jazz Night

August 7 - Country and Western Night

Dinner Concert

Celebrating the 100th Anniversity of Caruso’s debut at the Metropolitian Opera House on Sunday, July 20. Call 718-368-3993.

George Seuffert Bandshell Series

Sunday, July 6 the Lew Piccardi Big Band at 4 p.m.

Monday, July 7 Peter Pan at 7 p.m.

Sunday, July 13 the Queens Symphony Orchestra at 4 p.m.

Monday, July 14 Los Cabelleros at 7 p.m.

Sunday, July 20 Queens Symphony Orchestra at 4 p.m.

Thursday, July 24 A Tribute to the Beatles at 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, July 30 Attakku at 10:30 a.m.

Thursday, July 31 Irish Festival at 7:30 p.m.


On Thursdayat 7 p.m. Eart’Acte will hold a free concert at the Queens Botanical Garden. This performance of American contemporary music features original compositions for flute and guitar. Bring a blanket or a chair to this outdoor concert, presented on the Garden’s Great Lawn. Queens Botanical Garden is located at 43-50 Main Street in Flushing. Parking is available for a small fee in the garden’s lot on Dahlia Avenue. For more information call 718-886-3800.

Jewish Music Under the Stars

Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at Cunningham Park. Call 718-544-9033 x 22.

July 8 - 8 Tamuz - Marcos Askenasi

July 15 - 15 Tamuz - Neshama Carlebach

August 12 - 14 Menachem Av - Sandy Shmueli

August 19 - 21 Menbachem Av - Sol Zim and Family

August 26 - 28 Menachem Av - Yoel Sharabi

Ken Stuart

Professional vocalist. Performing at Queens Libraries at the Forest Hills Branch, Saturday at 2 p.m. 718-268-7934.

LIC Allears Musicfest

On Wednesdays at noon at Court Square Park. Call 718-786-5300 x 32 or go to     July 9 - Indofunk

July 16 - Latin Rhythm Devils

July 23 - The Sheryl Bailey 3

July 30 - Hip-hop group

August 6 - African Blue Note

Queensbridge Park Series

On July 25 Ray Rodriguez at 6 p.m., August 12 at 7 p.m. Zapp, August 19 Hilton Ruiz at 7 p.m., August 22 Fred Butter at 6 p.m., August 26 Craig Harris at 7 p.m. and August 29 Astoria Big Band at 6 p.m.

Queens Symphony Orchestra

“An American Salute” Sunday, July 13 at 4 p.m. at the Forest Park

“A Taste of Opera” Saturday, July 19 at 8 p.m. at Eisenhower Park and on Sunday, July 20 at 4 p.m. at Forest Park.

“Broadway Babies” Sunday, August 17 at 4 p.m. at Forest Park.

“The Three Divas” Sunday, August 24 at 4 p.m. at Forest Park and Wednesday, August 27 at 7 p.m. at St. John’s University.

Summer Garden Series

Friday Nights at 8 p.m. at Flushing Town Hall. Call 718-463-7700.

July 18 - Oh, The Times They Are A-Changing

August 1 - La Creme latina

August 15 - Jambalaya!

August 29 - Hot Spices!

The Senior Quartet

On Saturday, July 26 from 1 p.m. - 6 p.m. at Christ the King High School, 68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village.

Waterfront Concert Series

Presented by Central Astoria LDC on Astoria Park lawn on Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. Call 718-728-7820.

July 10 - Doo Wop Night featuring the T-Birds

July 17 - Big Band Night

July 31 - Jazz Night

August 7 - Country and Western Night


Ballroom dancing

Wed., 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Charisma Ballroom, 71-46 Main St. 718-268-2800.

Country Line Dancing Classes

Mon., 7-9 p.m. for beginners and intermediate. Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14th Rd. 718-358-0067.

Line dance lessons

Fri., 1 p.m. Community Education Resource Center, 51-60 Marathon Pkwy. 718-423-8174.

New dance program

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 718-268-5960.

Tango Tips

Basic instruction and skill improvement for advanced dancers Tues., Thurs. & Sat. at 6 p.m. Call 212-239-8561



Hatha yoga

Mon.-Sun. at 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. located at 733 Middle Neck Rd, Great Neck. Call 516-466-0605.


Sun. at 8 p.m. at 733 Middle Neck Rd, Great Neck. Call 516-466-0605.


100 Years of Korean Immigration

Tells the story of the Korean immigration. Monday, July 14 - Sunday, August 31 at Flusching Town Hall. Call 718-463-7700.

Art Chantry: Greatest Hits, Vol.1

At the P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center running until August 31. Call 718-784-2084.

Ansel Adams at 100

At MoMA, 33 St at Queens Blvd., running from July 11- November 3. Call 212-708-9431.

Arts 4 All

At the AQA Gallery running thru July 19.

Beyond the Boundaries

Unconventional works by Linda Murad and Edward Harkins at the National Art League running thru July 31. Call 718-275-3499.

Chen Zhen Exhibit

Held at the Contemporary Art Center, 22-25 Jackson Ave. Long Island City. Call 718-784-2084. Running through August.

Leo Villareal: Supercluster

At the P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center running thru the Fall. Call 718-784-2084.

Looking Back to the 1980’s

Opens on Saturday at the Flux Factory, 38-38 43rd St. Go to www.

Holocaust Refugee

At Queens Community College in the Library Building Rm 30, running now thru December. Call 718-631-6044.

Open My Eyes

Paintings by Ibiyinka Olufemi Alao at the Flushing Library until August 16.

Phillip Allen: Recent Paintings

Running thru August 31 at the P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center. Call 718-784-2084 or go to

Queens Jewels

An exhibit of the history of Queen parks will be on display at the Queens Historical Society Kingsland Homestead, Weeping Beech Park, 143-35 37th Ave., through Sept. 21. Call 718-939-0647.

Salvador Dali’s Dream of Venus

Running until September 7 at Queens Museum of Art. Call 718-592-9700.

Serene Beauty

A diverse look at how Buddhist philosophy has become intrinsic in contemporary art at the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, 161-04 Jamaica Ave., running thru August 16. Call 718-658-7400.

Spring Time at Last

At the AQA Gallery, 99-10 Metropolitan Ave., Tues.-Sat. 1-6 p.m. Call 718-520-9842.


An exhibition about the private landscape that surrounds suburban domestic architecture at the Socrates Sculpture Park. Running thru August 3. Call 718-956-1819.


Astoria Center for Israel Film Festival

At the Synagogue at 27-35 Crescent St. Every Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Call 718-278-2680.

July 8 - “Marlene”

July 15 - “Counterfeit Traitor”

July 22 - “Ship of Fools”

“Black Skin, White Mask”

The African Poetry Theater, 176-03 Jamaica Ave., will present Franz Fanon’s “Black Skin, White Mask” focusing on post-Colonial identity in the 20th century. Discussion will follow. Call 718-523-3312.

On the Waterfront Film Series

Celebrating the cultural diversity of Queens. Wednesdays at 7 p.m. at Socrates Sculpture Park. Call 718-956-1819.

July 9 - The Bicycle Thief - Italy

July 16 - Faat-Kine - Senegal

July 23 - Two Summers - Brazil

July 30 - Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon - Taiwan

August 6 - Nine Queens - Argentina

August 13 - Monsoon Weding - India

August 20 - Black Cat, White Cat - Yugoslavia

August 27 - Landscape in the Mist - Greece


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. 718-361-5649.



Music asnd dancing by Ballet Metizo at the Thalia Spanish Theatre from July 4 - August 3, Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sundays at 4 p.m. Order tickets at 718-729-3880.

Dance at George Seuffert Bandshell

The Sound of Music on Thursday, July 10 at 7:30 p.m., Dance, Dance, Dance at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 16, Salsa on Thursday, July 17 and African Tribal Dance on Wednesday, July 23 at 10:30 a.m.

St. Albans Jazz Festival

On Saturday, July 19 from 4-10 p.m. with a variety of bands and performers. Call 718-723-1800.

Warm Up

Brings together music and visual arts with performances by local and international DJs and live bands at the P.S 1 Contemporary Art Center every Saturday through August 30 from 3-9 p.m. Call 718-784-2084 or go to


Open Mic

First Mon. of the month, 7-9 p.m. Caffe Greco, 79-08 37th Ave. 718-424-6494.

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., 718-424-6494.


Oedipus Rex

At Bohemian Hall, 29-19 24 Ave, on July 13 at 5:30 p.m., the Steinway Library on July 14 at 6:30 p.m, the Flushing Library on July 26 at 2 p.m. and the Forest Hills Library on August 2 at 2 p.m. call 718-626-7896.

The Bachelor Murders

At the White House, 10-24 154 St, on Friday, August 1 at 8 p.m. Call 212-772-2590.


Kingsland Homestead

Tours of Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37th Ave., 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. Tues., Sat. & Sun. Presented by the Queens Historical Society. Call 718-939-0647, Ext. 17.

Queens Jazz Trail

Visit the neighborhoods, clubs and museums of and about America’s Jazz Legends. First Sat. of each month, Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing. 718-463-7700.


Painting workshop

The Women’s Studio Center presents an acrylic and watercolor painting workshop to be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Mon. with instructor Melissa Wolf. Call 718-361-5649.

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