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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.

Broadway Bound

Held on Monday and Tuesday, June 16 and 17 at 7 p.m. at the Baywater Jewish Center, Dickens St at Healy Ave, Far Rockaway. www.bayplays.com

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.

Music Theatre Summer Workshop

Voice, acting, and dance classes at Queens College for ages 10-15 running from July 14-August 7. Call 718-997-3888.


The FSF Community Theatre Group will hold open auditions for “Victor/Victoria” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at the Free Synagogue of Flushing, 41-60 Kissena Blvd. Call 718-428-8681 or 516-354-5210.

“Winners All2”

LFB Productions will hold auditions for “Winners All 2” Tuesday and Thursday at 8 p.m. at Marathon Jewish Community Center, 245-37 60th Ave. Call 917-658-8928.

Children’s event

“Jack and the Beanstalk”

At the Long Island Cultural Arts Studios, 48 Atlantic Ave., on Saturdays and Sundays June 21, 22, 28, and 29 at 2 p.m. Call 516-599-1982.


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.

Art Making Workshop

For Seniors at the Queens Museum of Art. The portrait on June 6, 11 and 13 and painting on June 18, 10 and 25. All classes are from 2-4 p.m. RSVP at 718-592-9700 x 135.

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.

Nude Model Workshop

At the AQA Gallery, 99-10 Metropolitan Ave, on Mondays, June 16 and 23 from 7-10 p.m. Call 718-520-9842.

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.


Ermitt “Mr. Blues” Williams

On Saturday at 8 pm at the Afrikan Poetry Theatre. Call 718-523-3312.

Ken Stuart

Professional vocalist. Performing at Queens Libraries at the Peninsula Branch, Mon., June 23 at 6:30 p.m. 718-634-1110, the Briarwood Branch, Tues., July 1 at 2 p.m. 718-658-1680, and the Forest Hills Branch, Sat., July 5 at 2 p.m. 718-268-7934.

Spring Concerts

Soprano Mee Eun Chang Sunday, June 22 at 7 pm and Soprano Sook Hee Oh Sunday, June 29 at 6 pm at the Brooklyn-Conservatiory of Music. Call 718-461-8910.


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


Silent Art Auction

Sponsored by Queens Council on the Arts on Thursday, June 26 from 6-8 pm at 44-61 11 St.


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.


Ansel Adams at 100

At MoMA, 33 St at Queens Blvd., running from July 11- November 3. Call 212-708-9431.

Arts 4 All

At the AQA Gallery from June 28- July 19.

Beyond the Boundaries

Unconventional works by Linda Murad and Edward Harkins at the National Art League July 1-31 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.

Children’s Art

At the National Art League, 44-21 Douglaston Parkway, running thru June 27. Paintings by students of Elina Maurer. Call 718-428-1859.


Kelly Marie Mancuso photo exhibit through June 31 at the Cedar House Gallery, 70-10 Grand Ave. Call 718-478-9569.

Holocaust Refugee

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

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 from June 22 – 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.

Unbroken: An Exhibition of Hope and Determination

At the Rockaway Arts Center running until June 29, 1-4 p.m. Call 718-474-0861 or go to www.rockawayartistsalliance.com


An exhibition about the private landscape that surrounds suburban domestic architecture at the Socrates Sculpture Park. Running thru August 3. Call 718-956-1819.


Astoria Center for Israel Film Festival

At the Synagogue at 27-35 Crescent St. Every Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Call 718-278-2680.

June 24 – “Topkapi”

July 1 – “Separate Tables”

July 8 – “Marlene”

July 15 – “Counterfeit Traitor”

July 22 – “Ship of Fools”

“Black Skin, White Mask”

The African Poetry Theater, 176-03 Jamaica Ave., will present Franz Fanon’s “Black Skin, White Mask” focusing on post-Colonial identity in the 20th century. Discussion will follow. Call 718-523-3312.


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.


Cabaret Night

At Bayswater Jewish Center, Sunday, June 22 at 6 p.m. Call 718-471-7771.

Stepping Out Queens

Queens Council on the Arts presents “Stepping Out Queens,” the first QCA Members Showcase performance including a post-performance talk and Q&A with the artists Tuesday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Flushing Library Auditorium, 41-17 Main St.


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.


The Jackson Heights Poets at the Barnes and Noble on Austin St on July 2.


At the East Elmhurst Public Library on June 23 at 6 pm the Jackson Heights poets plus open mic.


Murder at the Sock Hop

A comedy murder mystery dinner show at Niedersteins, 69-16 Metropolitan Ave, on Friday at 8 p.m. Call 212-772-2590.

The Bachelor Murders

At the White House, 10-24 154 St, on Friday, August 1 at 8 p.m. Call 212-772-2590.

We Women Do It Better

At the Thalia Spanish Theatre, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave, running thru June 29. Call 718-729-3880.


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, Ext. 17.

Queens Jazz Trail

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.

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