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

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

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.

The School of American Ballet will hold auditions for children ages 8-10 at 3 p.m. Saturday at PS 199, 39-20 48th Ave. 212-769-6600.

Senior Theater Acting Repertory welcomes seniors interested in acting. Wed. & Fri.. 347-2310 or Stan Guttman at 224-2729.


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

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

Contract Basics, Tuesday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Queens Council on the Arts, One Forest Park, Oakridge, Woodhaven. 547-3377

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. 358-0067.

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

Kids’ painting workshops. Tue., 4-6 p.m. The Alliance of Queens Artists, 99-10 Metropolitan Ave. 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. 274-9585.

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

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


Julius Grossman Chamber Orchestra, 2:30 p.m. Friday, Margaret Teitz House, 164-11 Chapin Parkway. 776-5914.

Sophisticated Ladies, Mary Wilson and The Duke Orchestra, Friday & Saturday, 8 p.m., Westbury Music Fair. 516-333-7228.

Doo-Wop Concert, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Bellerose, Floral Park Center Lions Club, 125 Carnation Ave. 516-488-9701.

Julius Grossman Chamber Orchestra, 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Hillcrest Jewish Center, 183-02 Union Turnpike. 776-5914.

Elmar Oliveira, Sunday, 2 p.m., Colden Center Queens College. 793-8080.

Jazz at the Fort, The Bill Jacobs Ensemble, 3 p.m. Sunday, Grand Ballroom, Fort Totten Officers Club, 208 Totten Ave. 352-1548.

The Vanaver Caravan, Sunday, 3 p.m., Queensborough Community College. 631-6311.

Oratorio Society of Queens, 75th Anniversary, Gala Spring Concert, 4 p.m. Sunday, Bayside High School.

Music of reflection, remembrance and reassurance at 8 p.m. Sunday, St. Kevin’s Church, 45-21 194th St.

Margot Leverett, Monday, 7:30 p.m., The Astoria Center of Israel, 27-35 Crescent St. 278-2680.

Luther Vandross, Westbury Music Fair, May 22, 23, 25, 26. 516-333-7228 or Ticketmaster 212-307-7171.

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


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

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

Flamenco and Latin Dance, 7 p.m. Wednesday, LaGuardia Community College, 30-10 Thomson Ave. 482-5060.

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

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

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


Abandoned Spaces, Ruined Places, photo exhibit by Rhea Courtney Bozic, through June 8 at the Cedar House Cafe, 70-10 Grand Ave. 478-9569.

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

Billy Moro-Wey of Jackson Heights, through June 12, Queens Borough Public Library, Forest Hills branch, 108-19 71 Ave. 990-0700.

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

Celebration of the Arts at the Officer’s Club, Fort Totten, through May 31. Presented by the Bayside Historical Society. Reservations required. 352-1548.

“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.

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

Heart of Gold, through September, PS 1 Contemporary Arts Center, 22-25 Jackson Ave. 784-2084.

Inner/Outer World, through June 2. at Queens Theater in the Park, Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Presented by the Women’s Studio Center. 361-5649.

Israel Ramirez of Long Island City, through May 29 at the Queens Borough Public Library Broadway branch, 40-20 Broadway, through May 29. 990-0700.

“Living Together, Growing Together,” 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.

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

Magnus von Plessen, Sunday through September, PS 1 Contemporary Arts Center, 22-25 Jackson Ave., Long Island City. 784-2084.

Open Studio Event, noon-6 p.m. Sunday, 46-23 Crane St.

Oral History Exhibit. “Bayside was a Wilderness Then: Voices from the Black Community Revisited.” Officers’ Club, Fort Totten. 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. 281-5770.

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

View, a multiple artist show at the Socrates Sculpture Park Sunday through Aug. 18, Broadway at Vernon Blvd. 956-1819.

William Steiger: 130 ft high, 65 thou gal, 1/2 mile deep, through Aug. 24 at the Bulova Corporate Center, 75-20 Astoria Blvd. 899-0700.


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

Greater Woodhaven Development Corporations “Breath of Spring” Dinner Dance, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Le Cordon Bleu Caterers, 96-01 Jamaica Ave., Woodhaven. 805-0202.

Memory Lane Day, Saturday, 2 p.m., Poppenhusen Institute 114-04 14th Rd. 358-0067.


Spring Fest, Queens County Farm Museum, 11 a.m.- 4 p.m., Sunday, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy. 347-FARM.


Senior Theater Acting Repertory performs scenes from popular shows and modern playwrights Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the Bayside Senior Center, 210-10 Union Tpke. 479-6071.


Helen Fulton, Sophia Lederer and Irene Malinger with open mic 2:30 p.m. May 25 at the Queens Borough Public Library, Jackson Heights, 35-51 81st St.

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

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

Poppenhusen Poets Platform. Open mic for poetry. Second Sun. of the month, 7 p.m. Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14th Rd. 358-0067.

Vincent Tomeo, 8 p.m. Friday at the Cedar House Cafe, 70-10 Grand Ave. 478-9569.

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Music theater workshop at the Aaron Copland School of Music/Queens College, July 8 – Aug. 1, ages 10-15. 997-3888.

Summer art workshops for children run July 8-Aug. 31 at the AQA Gallery, 99-10 Metropolitan Ave. 520-9842.


Heaven Can Wait, Fri. & Sat., 8 p.m., Sun., 12:30 p.m., United Methodist Church, Floral Park. 516-326-1364.

Joe Turner’s Come and Gone, Fri. & Sat., 8 p.m., Sun., 3 p.m., at Queens Theater In The Park. 428-2500.

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


Queens Jazz Trail, the first Saturday of each month, Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing. 463-7700.

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