Community Calendar Listings

By The Times/Ledger

Black History

The Dorcas Unit of the Nora F. Taylor Missionary Society of the Alien A.M.E. Church invites you to its annual Black Heritage Celebration, “A Celebration of Negro Spirituals: The Songs That Got Us Through,” on Fri., Feb. 25 at 7 p.m. The Celebration will be held at the Allen A.M.E. Church, 111-54 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica. Free will donation. 718-206-4600.

St. Albans Branch, 191-05 Linden Blvd., presents a Musical Tribute To Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. featuring jazz vocalist Sandra Birchett & Friends, for families on Mon., Feb. 14 at 7 p.m. Enjoy music made famous by George Benson, Donny Hathaway, Marvin Gaye, and more in a creative musical performance of songs that convey the spirit and soul of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 718-528-8196.


The Children's Choir at Good Shepard Lutheran Church, 201-03 29 Ave., Bayside, will meet on Thursdays from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Children through grade 6. 718-352-7644.


There will be weekly Yoga classes held every Tuesday evening from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the North Presbyterian Church located at 25-33 154th St., in Flushing. Call 718-767-1481.

The United States Power Squadrons, Sail and Power boating offers public service to adults and teenagers. Courses will be given at Forest Hills High School, 67-01 110th St., Forest Hills, on Mondays starting on Feb. 28 at 7:30 p.m. and St. John's University, 8000 Utopia Parkway, Jamaica, starting on April 5 at 7:30 p.m. 718-628-0906.


To help immigrants overcome their communication barriers in English, the Humanist Center of Cultures of Jackson Heights is organizing a free weekly Multicultural Conversation Club. Tho club will meet every Sunday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Queens Public tibrary, 35-51 81 Street and 37 Avenue in Jackson Heights. 718-937-8185.

The Community Education Resource Center, Senior Center, 51-60 Marathon Parkway, Little Neck, presents Bridge Class for beginners with Shelly Kohen on March 13 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Admission: $40 for 8 weeks. 718-423-8179.


The Long Island Singles hosts an afternoon of socializing, and Social Dancing 50+, every Wednesday and Friday from noon to 4 p.m. featuring the best danceable ballroom dance music, offering coffee, bagels, pastries, allafternoon, a free lesson for beginners and advanced, a nice wood dance floor and introductions, for a $6 donation at the NCI Club, 800 Jericho Turnpike, New Hyde Park. Social Orientation for new members will be held Wednesdays and Fridays, noon for singles widowed, divorced and separated. Gentlemens' attendance appreciated. Call 718-891-4209.

Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14th Road, College Point, presents Country Line Dancing on Monday, for beginners from 6:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Intermediate from 7:45 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. at Poppenhusen Institute. Admission: $5, 46. 718-358-0067.


Queens Adult Learning Center (QALC) is looking to enroll adults who did not finish high school, and who would like to continue their education. An open orientation will start at 9 a.m. on Feb. 10. QALC is located on the 7th floor at 42-15 Crescent St., Long Island City. 718-361-9480.


Outreach Project is seeking support for its eighth Annual Bowl-A-Thon to fight alcohol and substance abuse. Individuals or groups who bowl, or those who would like to make a contribution, will help raise funds for the organization's many treatment programs for adolescents, adults and women with children. Participants will be asked to collect pledge dollars for every pin they knock down at the event. All bowlers will receive a free gift. Those who raise at least $200 in pledges will receive an Outreach Project sweatshirt. Those raising between $50 and $90 will receive an Outreach Project T-shirt and those who collect between 80 and $99 will receive an Outreach Project water bottle.Registration: $11.The Outreach Bowl-A-Thon will be held Sat., March 4, at 12:45 p.m., at Brunswick Woodhaven Lanes, Metropolitan Avenue and Woodhaven Boulevard, in Glendale. 718-847-9233.

The Boy Scouts of Holy Family's Troop 55 in Fresh Meadows are planning to have their first Eagle Scout Court of Honor for fellow scout Michael Schwartzberg, who is only 13 years old. This event will be held on Sat., March 18 from 10 a.m. to noon in the school hall of Holy Family Romman Catholic School, 74-15 175th St, Fresh Meadows. 718-454-0796.

Fashion Shows

Morris Park Columbiettes are holding a Luncheon and Mock Fashion Show Saturday, Feb.19, at noon at Our Lady of the Cenacle Roman Catholic Church located at 136th Street and Hillside Avenue. Tickets: $15. 718-523-0881.


Queens Recreation present a Free A Winter Festival on Fri., Feb. 25 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Roy Wilkins

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