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Son Of A Music Man

Saturday, April 2 at 8 p.m. Queensborough’s Performing Arts Center: John Pizzarelli and the Swing Seven Orchestra; guitar virtuoso and vocalist John Pizzarelli will perform an evening of jazz standards and American popular songs; he has earned the distinction of being one of the only “second generation” musicians responsible for preserving the legacies of many great American composers and musicians; call 718-631-6311 or visit for tickets.


Sunday, April 3 at 2 p.m. Flushing Town Hall: The Parker Quartet; this concert is part of Carnegie Hall’s Neighborhood Concert Series and is sponsored by Target; free performance by distinguished string quartet; call 718-463-7700 or visit

FRIDAY, APRIL 1; join BOOST, youth counselor, and library staff for homework help and a special activity every day after school; call 718-634-4784.

3 p.m. Arverne Library: Best Out Of School Time – BOOST

SATURDAY, APRIL 2; learn what mediation is and how to become a mediator; call 718-523-6868, Ext. 269 or visit for more information.

9 a.m.-1 p.m. CMS’ Center for Community Peacemaking, 89-64 163rd Street, Jamaica: Community Resource and Information Fair

2 p.m. Flushing Library: The Rob Crowe Situation; The Rob Crowe Situation plays an eclectic mix of original music – folk, jazz, Latin and rock; the band is comprised of an acoustic sextet who mixes poetry in with the music; call 718-661-1200.

2 p.m. Central Library: Avoid Report Card Surprise – A Parent Workshop from Sylvan Learning Center; learn how using two tools – communication and organization – can help you help your child bring home a better report card; call 718-990-0700.

3 p.m. Rochdale Library: Improv Workshop; Learn the basic techniques involved in improvisational theater; call 718-723-4440.


12:30 p.m. Temple Tikvah, 3315 Hillside Avenue, New Hyde Park: Women’s Seder; Grandmothers, granddaughters, mothers, daughters, sisters, and friends are invited; everyone is being asked to bring a Passover-style dish that reflects your religious ethnicity; call 516-746-1120.

3 p.m. Central Library: Grigoris Maninakis and The Mikrokosmos; Greek culture takes center stage in this performance of traditional Greek music and song; call 718-990-0700.

2 p.m. Glendale Library: The Rat Pack Featuring Stan Edwards; reminisce with Edwards in this tribute to Sinatra, Davis and Martin and the songs they sang together or alone, including some humorous tales of these great artists; call 718-821-4980.

6 p.m. Briarwood Library: Vic Vincent Group; take a walk down a musical memory lane with tunes from the ‘50s and ‘60s and experience the rock and roll sounds of Bill Haley and the Comets, the doo-wop sounds of Little Anthony and the Imperials, and pop tunes made famous by Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles and more; call 718-658-1680.

6 p.m. Flushing Library: Mark Brier; a professional comedian for 32 years, Brier’s routine includes impressions of many popular comedians as well as topics like family, doctors, lawyers, drugstores and supermarkets; call 718-661-1200.


5:30 p.m. Forest Hills Library: Puppets and Muppets For Families Affected by Autism; How can an art museum and a library help support families affected by autism? Join the conversation! The creative art program for these families will be bilingual. Preregistration is required. Space is limited; call 718-268-7934.

6 p.m. Steinway Library: Spring Closet Organizing with Jazmin Mooney; Come and learn everything you need to know about decluttering and organizing your clothes; call 718-728-1965.


1:30 p.m. North Hills Library: Phyllis Lynd and Sean Mahoney; a musical tribute to Nelson Eddy & Jeanette MacDonald, Steve & Eydie, Bogart & Bacall and more; call 718-225-3550.

8:30 a.m. Flushing Library: Cross-Cultural Care and Cancer: Community Visions For Equity and Equality; come join us for a free conference about successful strategies for overcoming health inequities in cancer and other chronic disease; call 718-661-1200.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6; come learn more about prostate, breast and colon cancer prevention; for further information please contact Sheri Meikle at 646-253-5704.

10 a.m. Central Library: Cancer Training 101: Cancer Prevention Education

3 p.m. Arverne Library: Best Out Of School Time – BOOST; Join BOOST, youth counselor, and library staff for homework help and a special activity every day after school; call 718-634-4784.

THURSDAY, APRIL 7; on-going fitness class for cancer survivors led by nurse, Zumba instructor and cancer fitness specialist Beth Levine; call 516-987-7524 or visit for additional weekday dates.

7 p.m. Samuel Field Y: Dance, Zumba and Fitness Class for Cancer Survivors


Thursday, April 7 at 7:30 p.m. Benjamin Rosenthal Senior Center/Self-Help Senior Services Auditorium: The Clinton Democratic Club Co-Meeting with The Democratic Organization of Flushing; call 718-428-7285 for more information.

Sunday, April 10 at 4 p.m. The Episcopal Parish Church of St. Alban the Martyr: Annual Lenten Concert; the Senior Choir of the Episcopal Church of St. Alban the Martyr will perform “Requiem Opus 48” by Gabriel Fauré and “Gospel Mass” by Robert Ray; call 718-527-2306.

Saturday, April 16 from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. St. Mel’s Roman Catholic Church of Flushing: Defensive Driving Course; participants will receive a mandatory insurance premium reduction and their violation point total reduced; learn safe driving techniques; register early; call 631-360-9720.

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