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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.

Forest Hills Symphony

Wed. nights 7:45-10 p.m. in the auditorium of the Forest Hills Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd. 718-591-3456.

Oratorio Society of Queens

OSQ, under the artistic direction of Maestro David Close, is rehearsing for the annual Spring Concert May 16 featuring Mendelssohn’s “Elijah” and opera and Americana favorites. Rehearsals are at 7:45 p.m. every Monday at the North Presbyterian Church, 154th Street and 26th Avenue in Flushing. Newcomers are asked to arrive at 7:30 p.m. No choral experience is necessary. Prospective members must be able to carry a tune and undergo a simple “listening.” For additional information on rehearsals and concerts, call 718-460-0726 or visit www.queensoratorio.org. Queens Symphonic Band

Announces openings: Percussionists, horn and piccolo. Meetings at Queensboro Community College Wed. nights at 7:45 p.m. Call the band secretary at 516-887-2730 evenings for more information.

Classes

Forest Hills Adult Center

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.

Bayside Senior Center

Chinese painting, Fri., 1 p.m. 210-10 Union Turnpike. 718-479-6071.

Women’s Studio Center

Life Drawing Sessions — Teaches drawing with a live model. Sat., 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 43-01 21st St. 718-361-5649.

Kew Gardens Community Center

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

Concerts

Alexander Kouguell

The world-famous cellist will play with Donald Pirone on piano at the Free Synagogue of Flushing April 17 at 8 p.m. Call 718-96100030.

Beethoven Fest

The Astoria Symphony will perform Beethoven works April 17 at 8 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 43-19 35th Ave. Call 718-204-9034.

Patience Higgins

Harold Ousley and a Circle of Friends with feature multi-reed master Patience Higgins at a concert Saturday, April 10, from noon to 3 p.m. in the Harvest Room of the Jamaica Market, 90-40 160th St. Call 718-297-4708.

Three Tenors

St. Thomas Apostle Church, Jamaica Ave. and 88th St., will host “An Evening With These Three Tenors” April 24 at 7:30 p.m. Call 718-850-5507.

Dancing

Ballroom dancing

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

Israeli Folk Dancing

Every Mon. at 7:30 p.m. at Hillcrest Jewish Center, 183-02 Union Tpke.. For more info: 718-380-4145.

Line Dance Lessons

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

Line Dance Lessons

Every Thurs. 7:15 p.m. with advanced, intermediate and beginner levels. Samuel Field Y, 58-20 Little Neck Pkwy. Call 718-225-6750.

New Dance Program

Kew Gardens Community Center introduces a new dance program with Elaine Nester Fri. from 1 p.m. 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

Events

Oratorio Fund-Raising

The Oratorio Society of Queens will host is annual fund-raising dinner Saturday, April 24, from 6 to 10 p.m. at Temple Beth Sholom, 171-39 Northern Blvd. Call 718-460-0726.

Exhibits

Fashion 50

Illustrator Elizabeth Mabie Elcik will hold an exhibit celebrating 50 years as an illustrator at the Cedar House Gallery, 70-10 Grand Ave., through April. Call 718-478-9569.

Francachela

The Jamaica branch of the Queens Library will exhibit the art of Latin America through May 29.

Living with Chekhov

The International Resource Center Gallery is presenting an exhibit of engravings by Russian artist Nikolai Polyushenko depicting the house of Russian novelist Anton Chekhov. The gallery is on the third floor of the Flushing Library, 41-17 Main St. Call 718-661-1200.

Forums

Writers Forum

Writers asked to bring one original work to share. Fourth 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.

Poetry

Open Mic Nights

Every First Tues. of the month at Flushing Library (Rooms A&B), 41-17 Main St. For further information, Call 718-661-1200.

Afrikan Poetry Theatre

An Open Mic is held every Friday at 176-03 Jamaica Ave. from 8 to 11 p.m. Call 718-523-3312.

Theater

Black Coffee

Theatre A La Carte presents Hercule Poirot in Agatha Christie’s “Black Coffee” at 8 p.m. Fri. and Sat., April 23, 24, 30, May 1, 7, 8; and at 3 p.m. Sun., April 25, May 2, 9 at Douglaston Community Church, 39-50 Douglaston Pkwy. Call 718-631-4092 for reservations.

Blessed Margaret

The Immaculate Conception Center, 72-00 Douglaston Pkwy., will present “Blessed Margaret of Castello” April 13-15 at 7:30 p.m. Call 212-868-4444.

Broadway in Bellerose

St. Gregory’s Theatre Group presents its 25th annual musical revue April 15-18 in Gregorian Hall, 87th Ave and Cross Island Svc Rd. Call for times - 718-779-8907. Dinner will be served at 7:15 p.m. April 15 and brunch at 1:45 p.m. April 18.

Love, Sex & the IRS

Theatre Time Productions presents “Love, Sex & the IRS” April 23-May 2 at the First Presbyterian Church of Whitestone, 15-43 149th St. Call 718-391-8697.

Tours

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 x 17.

Workshops

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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