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Auditions/­Rehearsals

Oratorio Society of Queens, under the direction of David Close, invites singers to join in its 75th anniversary celebration. Mondays, 7:45 p.m. North Presbyterian Church, Flushing. No choral experience necessary. 460-0726.

Community Singers of Queens welcomes all voices for its spring concert. Mondays, 8-10 p.m. Messiah Lutheran Church, 42-15 165th St., Flushing. 658-1021.

Senior Theater Acting Repertory welcomes seniors interested in acting. Wednesdays, Fridays. 347-2310 or Stan Guttman at 224-2729.

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

Classes

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

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

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

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

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

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

Circus

Big Apple Circus, Big Top Doo Wop, May 18-27, Cunningham Park. 212-268-2500.

Clubs

Tuesday Morning Music Club features classical chamber music by professional musicians. Tuesdays, 11 a.m. Douglaston Community Church, 39-50 Douglaston Parkway. 224-2597.

Concerts

Faculty Showcase, Friday, 8 p.m., The Brooklyn-Queens Conservatory of Music, 42-76 Main St., Flushing. 461-8910.

Larry Ridley and the Jazz Legacy Ensemble, Saturday, April 27, 8 p.m., Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, 161-04 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica. 523-3312.

Ola Jagun and the African Ancestral Rhythms Band, Saturday, 8 p.m., Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, 161-04 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica. 523-3312.

70's Soul Jam, Friday, 8 p.m., Westbury Music Fair. 631-888-9000.

Dancing

Line dance lessons. Fridays, 1 p.m. Community Education Resource Center, 51-60 Marathon Parkway, Little Neck. 423-8174.

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

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

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

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

Events

Belmont Stakes Fair, Fridays through Sundays through May 5; Fridays 5 p.m.-midnight, Saturdays noon-midnight, Belmont Park Racetrack, Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont. 516-775-0435.

Tony De Nonno “Heaven Touches Brooklyn in July” Saturday, April 27, 2-5 p.m., Bella Italia Mia, Inc.. 426-1240.

Grand Victorian Ball, Saturday, 8 p.m., The Bayside Historical Society, Building 208 Fort Totten. 352-1548.

24th Annual Antique Auto Show, April 27, 28, 11 a.m.- 4 p.m., Queens County Farm Museum. 347-FARM.

Meg Cabot, author of The Princess Diaries, Volume III, Princess in Love, Tuesday, 7 p.m., Barnes and Noble, 43-80 Bell Blvd, Bayside. 224-1083.

Queens Jazz Trail tour. First Saturday of month, 10 a.m. Three-hour tour departs Flushing Town Hall. Jazz music and videos of America’s jazz legends performing played on trolley while tour guide Cobi Knight explains jazz history in Queens. 463-7700.

Exhibits/D­emonstrati­ons

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

The Essence of Light, April 21-May 12, Rockaway Arts Center, Fort Tilden, Rockaway. 474-0861.

Louis Armstrong's World Wide Tours, April 22-June 28, Louis Armstrong Archives, Benjamin S. Rosenthal library, Room 332, Queens College, CUNY, Flushing. 997-3670.

Reclamation, through Saturday, AQA Gallery, 99-10 Metropolitian Ave., Forest Hills. 520-9842.

The Art of Long island City, The New Western Frontier, through Sept. 29, Flushing Town Hall. 463-7700.

“Living Together, Growing Together” features works by artists from The Living Museum at Creedmoor Psychiatric Center. Through July 7. Queens Museum of Art, New York City Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park. 592-9700.

“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 7. Queens Museum of Art, New York City Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park. 592-9700.

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

“The Teheran Children” tells story of 900 Jewish children who escaped Nazi-dominated Europe. Through June 30. Queensborough Community College, library basement, room 30, 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside. 281-5770.

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

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

Fairs

Stars and Stripes Forever Spring Fair, Saturday, April 27, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Church of the Resurrection, 85-09 118 St., Kew Gardens. 847-2649.

Festivals

Queens College Spring Music Festivals, Tuesdays 10 a.m.-noon, QC Lefrak Concert Hall of the Aaron Copland School of Music.997-3802.

Forums

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

Performances

Over the River and Through The Woods, April 26, May 3,10, 8 p.m., Saturday’s April 27, May 4, 11, 8 p.m., May 5, 2 p.m., Zion Church Parish Hall, Douglaston. 482-3322.

The One-Eyed Man is King, Friday through May 19, Thalia Spanish Theatre, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside. 729-3880.

Director’s Choice, Highlights of the Godwin-Ternbach Collection, through June 1. The Godwin-Ternbach Museum, Queens College. 997-4747.

The Coffee Trees, Saturday, 8 p.m., Queens Theatre In The Park, Flushing. 760-0064

Orquesta La Sublime, next Thursday, 8 p.m., Queens Theatre In The Park, Flushing. 760-0064

Esther Hinds, next Friday, 7:30 p.m., LaGuardia Community College, 31-10 Thomson Ave., Long Island City. 482-5060.

Poetry

Open Mic Night with emcee Robert Dunn, featured performer Denis Gray. Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 23-80 Bell Blvd., Bayside. 631-9060.

Poppenhusen Poets Platform. Open mic for poems, prose, Haiku, limericks, lyrics. Second Sunday of month, 7 p.m. Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14th Rd., College Point. 358-0067.

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

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

Theater

Witness for the Prosecution, April 19, 26, 8 p.m., April 20, 27, 8 p.m., April 21, 28, 4:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church of Whitestone, 15-43 149 St., Whitestone.

Uncle King Arthur evenings Friday, 7:30 p.m., Sat./Sun., 2:30 p.m., St. Luke’s Parish House, 85 Greenway South, Forest Hills. 793-2236.

"The Mousetrap", Theatre A La Carte on April 19, 20, 26 and 27, 8 p.m. and April 21 and 28 at 3 p.m. at the Community Church of Douglaston, 39-50 Douglaston Pkwy, Douglaston 631-4092.

Once Upon A Time, Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church of New Hyde Park, 300 Hillside Drive South, New Hyde Park, Fri./Sat., 8 p.m., Sun., 3 p.m. 229-6298.

You Can’t Take It With You. The Colonial Players of Hollis Woods Church, through April 28, Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m., and Sunday at 3:30 p.m. 740-9400.

Workshops

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

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

Posted 7:03 pm, October 10, 2011
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