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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.

Dear Friends

For the fall production at the Community Church of East Williston on Monday, July 28 and Thursday, July 31 at 7 pm. Call 718-229-6258.

Children’s event

Arts in the Park

A series of shows on the Great Lawn of Rufus King Park on Tuesdays at 10:30 am. July 29 - “Retumba Con Pie” August 5 - “Pure and Simple, Music for and about Children”. Call 718-526-3217.

Bugs and Balloons in Love Bug Hugs

On Monday at 7 p.m. at George Seuffert Bandshell.

Clyde Beatty Cole Bros. Circus

From Friday - Sunday in tyhe Bandshell parking lot. Call 800-796-5672.

Sleeping Beauty Marionette Show

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


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 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. Call 718-368-3993.

George Seuffert Bandshell Series

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.


Ray Vega to perform outside the Louis Armstrong House, 34-56 107th St., on Tuesday, July 29 at 7 pm. Call 718-997-3670.

Jazz Festival

A variety of grammy award winning artists performing at the Planting Fields Arboretum August 1-3. Call 516-922-0061 or go to

Jewish Music Under the Stars

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

August 12 - 14 Menachem Av - Sandy Shmueli

August 19 - 21 Menbachem Av - Sol Zim and Family

August 26 - 28 Menachem Av - Yoel Sharabi

LIC Allears Musicfest

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

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

“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 Concert Series

On Fridays at 8 pm at Flushing Town Hall. Call 718-463-7700.

August 1 - “Creme Latina”

August 15 - “Jambalaya!”

August 29 - “Hot Spices”

The Senior Quartet

On Saturday 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 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. Now - Sunday, August 31 at Flushing 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 until November 3. Call 212-708-9431.

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.


A presentation of site-specific, temporary, and ephermeral performance and video works on Saturdays and Sundays at the Socrates Sculpture Park running from August 9-31.

Leo Villareal: Supercluster

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

Holocaust Refugee

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

Maria Reyes Fee

Paintings and poetry at the Cedar House Gallery, 70-10 Grand Ave running until August 31. Call 718-458-9569.

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.


Bookworm Wednesdays

A summer reading program offering free admission to children ages 6-12 to a select film every Wednesday at 10 am when they present a book report at the Jamaica Multiplex Cinemas. July 30 - Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron, August 6 - Space Jam and August 13 - The Wild Thornberrys Movie.

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 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

“La Pena Maxima”

In Flushing Meadows Corona Park on Sunday at 8 pm. Call 718-592-9700.


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 now thru 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.

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 until August 30 from 3-9 p.m. Call 718-784-2084 or go to


Jackson Heights Poets

At the Forest Hills Barnes and Noble on Wednesday, August 6 at 7 pm.

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.


Bye Bye Birdie

At St. Gregory’s Theatre Group on August 7, 8, 9, 13, 14, 15, and 16 at 8 pm and August 10 and 17 at 2 pm. Call 718-224-4439 for tickets.

Bound for Broadway

On Saturday at 7:30 and Sunday at 3 pm at the Professional Performing Arts Center Theatre located at 222-05 56th Ave. Call 718-595-2905 or check out

Oedipus Rex

At 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 x 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.

Posted 7:22 pm, October 10, 2011
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