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NYC DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION will hold a public hearing to solicit comments regarding new charter school applications in School District 24 at the District Office, 98-50 50th Ave., Corona. Open to all. School is the Middle Village Preparatory school, planned opening of September 2013.

LATINO CULTURAL FESTIVAL today through Saturday at various times at Queens Theatre, 14 United National Ave. S. Flushing, Meadows Corona Park. Call 1-718-760-0686.

WOODHAVEN Library, 85-41 Forest Parkway will hold Game Day for all ages at 4 p.m.

NORTH FOREST PARK Library, 98-27 Metropolitan Ave., will host “Learn Beginning Chinese” with Lin San at 5:30 p.m.

SUNNYSIDE Library, 43-06 Greenpoint Ave., will present “Buying a Home: Everything You Need to Know to Get Started” at 5:30 p.m.

LONG ISLAND CITY Library, 37-44 21st St. will hold free online test prep: high school access practice tests for admissions programs at 6:30 p.m.

GLENDALE KIWANIS will meet at Zum Stammtisch, Myrtle and Cooper aves., at 12:30 p.m.

MASPETH KIWANIS will meet at 12:15 p.m. at Connolly’s Corner, Maspeth.

RIDGEWOOD OLDER ADULT CENTER, 59-14 70th Ave., welcomes new members 60 years of age or older. Weekdays between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Many programs and meals daily. For more information, call 1-718-456-2000.

REGO PARK SENIOR CENTER, 93-29 Queens Blvd., will hold various programs. For more information, call 1-718-896-8751.

RIDGEWOOD-BUSHWICK SENIOR CENTER, 319 Stanhope St., will hold various programs. For additional information, call 1-718-366-3038.

PETER CARDELLA SENIOR CENTER, 68-52 Fresh Pond Rd., Ridgewood, will hold various programs. For more information, call 1-718-497-2908.

SUNNYSIDE SENIOR CENTER, 43-31 39th St., will hold various programs. For more information, call 1-718-392-6944.

SELF-HELP MASPETH Senior Center, 69-61 Grand Ave., will hold beading, jewelry and bingo. Hot lunch at noon. Transportation available. For more information, call 1-718-429-3636.

MIDDLE VILLAGE Adult Center, 69-10 75th St., will hold arts and crafts at 10 a.m., sit and be fit at 1 p.m., Tai-Chi-Chuan at 10:15 a.m. For more information, call 1-718-894-3441.

THE WOODSIDE CLINIC, 61- 20 Woodside Ave., provides support groups, human services, day activity program, food pantry, meals-on-wheels and senior assistance program. For more information, call 1-718-779-1234.

SUNNYSIDE COMMUNITY SERVICES, 43-31 39th St., will hold various programs. For more information, call 1-718-784-6173, ext. 112.

FOREST HILLS SENIOR CENTER, 108-25 62nd Dr., will hold various programs, plus hot lunch. For more information, call 1-718-699-1010. FRIDAY, AUGUST 17

FOREST PARK CAROUSEL will host a fund-raiser for the Alzheimer’s Assoc., NYC Chapter from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. rain or sine All proceeds during that time frame will be donated to the Assoc.. Free parking available. Carousel is located in the park not far from the bandshell, off Woodhaven Blvd.

WOODHAVEN Library, 85-41 Forest Parkway will host the Grade 3-6 Book Club at 2 p.m. and The Magic Workshop with Yitz the Great! at 3 p.m.

OZONE PARK Library, 92-24 Rockaway Blvd will hold Craft Time for children of all ages at 4 p.m.

LONG ISLAND CITY Library, 37-44 21st St., will present Disabilities and Your Rights at 2 p.m.

HOWARD BEACH Library, 92- 06 156 Ave will hold Zumba: Latin Dance fitness program for adults at 4 p.m.

BOY SCOUT TROOP 28 meets every Friday at 7 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 86- 20 114th St. in Richmond Hill. All boys age 10-1/2 to 17 are welcome. For more information, call 1-718-478-5747.

GIRL SCOUTS K to 3rd grade meet from 5 to 6 p.m. Grades 4 and up meet from 7 to 8:15 p.m. United Methodist Church, 91 Richmond St., between Etna St. and Ridgewood Ave., Cypress Hills.

BOY SCOUTS Troop and Pack 233 meet at 7 p.m. at St. Brigids School, 438 Grove St, near St. Nicholas Ave., Brooklyn. All boys in grades 1 and up are welcome. For more information call 1-718-827-7377.

GIRL SCOUTS meet at 7 p.m. at St. Brigid’s School, 438 Grove St., near St. Nicholas Ave., Brooklyn.

RIDGEWOOD OLDER ADULT CENTER, 59-14 70th Ave., welcomes new members 60 years of age or older. Weekdays between 9 a.m. and 4;30 p.m. Meals daily. For additional information, call 1-718-456-2000.

REGO PARK SENIOR CENTER, 93-29 Queens Blvd., will hold various programs. For more information, call 1-718-896-8751.

RIDGEWOOD-BUSHWICK SENIOR CENTER, 319 Stanhope St., will hold various programs. For additional information, call 1-718-366-3038.

PETER CARDELLA SENIOR CENTER, 68-52 Fresh Pond Rd., Ridgewood, will hold various programs. For more information, call 1-718-497-2908.

MIDDLE VILLAGE Adult Center, 69-10 75th St., will hold aerobics to music at 9 a.m., watercolor painting at 9 a.m. For more information, call 1-718-894-3441.

THE WOODSIDE CLINIC, 61- 20 Woodside Ave., provides support groups, human services, day activity program, food pantry, meals-on-wheels and senior assistance program. For more information, call 1-718-779-1234.

FOREST HILLS SENIOR CENTER, 108-25 62nd Dr., will hold various programs, plus hot lunch. For more information, call 1-718-699-1010.

MASPETH SELF-HELP SENIOR CENTER, 69-61 Grand Ave., Maspeth will hold exercise and bingo. Hot lunch at noon. Transportation available. Call for information 1-718-429-3636. SATURDAY, AUGUST 18

SUNNYSIDE SHINES will hold a concert at Queens Blvd. and 46th St., with The Jon Bates Band from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. and The Music Staff Swing Orchestra from 4 to 6 p.m.

ANNUAL OLD TIMERS SOFTBALL GAME, starting at 9 a.m. at Farmers Oval, Ridgewood/ Glendale. All invited.

GREATER ASTORIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 35-20 Broadway, 4th Floor will hold a lecture and photos looking back 50 years to 1962 at 7 p.m. Fee charged.

APEC will host an Evening with the Stars from 8 to 10 p.m. at the Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston. Fee charged.

HAWAIIAN LUAU BENEFIT event to help Shriners’ Childrens Hospital will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at Gemelli Jewelers, 66-10 Fresh Pond Rd., Ridgewood, and 69-13 Grand Ave., Maspeth. SUNDAY, AUGUST 19

NYC TOURS with Jack Eichenbaum will feature Long Island City: Art, Graffiti, Infrastructure and Sunset from 6 to 8 p.m. Meet at E train exit, NW corner 23rd St. and 44th Dr., Fee charged. MONDAY, AUGUST 20

RIDGEWOOD Library, 20-12 Madison St. will hold Book Circle for children ages 6 to 12. Stories, activities and games at 3 p.m.

WOODHAVEN Library, 85-41 Forest Parkway will host the Moviemaking Director’s Club, Ages 8 to 15 will direct a short scene from a book. Also need actors, artists and camera people. Program begins at 4:30 p.m. ALSO; at 2 p.m. the Harry Potter Book Club for ages 8 to 15 will meet and read “Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone”.

BOY SCOUT TROOP 96 and Pack 67 meet at 7:30 p.m. at Blessed Sacrament Church, 198 Euclid Ave., Cypress Hills. All boys in grades 1 and up are welcome. For information call 1-718-827-7377.

RIDGEWOOD OLDER ADULT CENTER, 59-14 70th Ave., welcomes new members 60 years of age or older. Weekdays between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Meals daily. “Sit in a Chair” Yoga at 1 p.m. Art Class at 12:45 p.m. All materials supplied. Many programs. For additional information, call 1-718-456-2000.

REGO PARK SENIOR CENTER, 93-29 Queens Blvd., will hold various programs. For more information, call 1-718-896-8751.

RIDGEWOOD-BUSHWICK SENIOR CENTER, 319 Stanhope St., will hold various programs. For additional information, call 1-718-366-3038.

PETER CARDELLA SENIOR CENTER, 68-52 Fresh Pond Rd., Ridgewood, will hold various programs. For more information, call 1-718-497-2908.

SELF-HELP Maspeth Senior Center, 69-61 Grand Ave., will hold computer classes in Windows, Internet, e-mail and other programs. Wellness program will be held at 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. Massages by appointment, fee charged. For more information, call 1-718-429-3636.

MIDDLE VILLAGE Adult Center, 69-10 75th St., will hold aerobics and arts & crafts at 10:30 a.m., bingo at 10:15 a.m., singing group at 12:30 p.m., Yoga at 1 p.m., computer training, beginners, intermediate and advanced levels from 1 to 5 p.m.. For more information, call 1-718-894-3441.

THE WOODSIDE CLINIC, 61- 20 Woodside Ave., provides support groups, human services, day activity program, food pantry, meals-on-wheels and senior assistance program. For more information, call 1-718-779-1234.

FOREST HILLS SENIOR CENTER, 108-25 62nd Dr., will hold various programs, plus hot lunch. For more information, call 1-718-699-1010.

MASPETH SELF HELP SENIOR CENTER, 69-61 Grand Ave., Maspeth will hold exercise, needlepoint, embroidery, bingo, Wii Video Games. Hot lunch at noon. Transportation available. Call 1-718-429-3636. TUESDAY, AUGUST 21

NYC DISTRICTING COMMISSION will hold a public hearing to hear testimony from the public concerning the initial phases of its work in drafting a new districting plan for the NYC Council from 5 to 9 p.m. at Flushing Library, 41-17 Main St., Flushing.

JUNIPER PARK CIVIC ASSOC. will host a concert featuring “Generations” at 7 p.m. in the park, 80th St. corner of Ju- niper Blvd., South, Middle Village. Bring your own chair.

WOODHAVEN Library, 85-41 Forest Parkway will hold Chess Club at 2 p.m. and guitar lessons at 4 p.m.

LONG ISLAND CITY Library, 37-44 21st St. will present “Learn the Drums” for children at 2 p.m.

SUNNYSIDE DRUM CORPS meets every Tuesday at 6 p.m. at All Saints Church, 43-12 46th St., Sunnyside, one block off Queens Blvd. Boys and girls ages 7 to 17 are invited to join. For information, call 1-718-786-4141.

NYC DEPT OF BUILDINGS holds Homeowner’s Night from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., 1st Floor, Kew Gardens. Plan examiners will be available to answer technical questions regarding permits and applications for one and two-family homeowners only. First come, first served.

ST. MARGARET’S Boy Scouts meet every Tuesday from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at 79th Pl. and Juniper Valley Rd., Middle Village. Boys 11 through 18 years old welcome.

GLENRIDGE ALANON, Family and Friends of Alcoholics, will meet at Trinity Reformed Church, Palmetto St. and 60th Pl., Ridgewood. Beginners meet at 7:30 p.m., Regular meeting at 8:10 p.m.

ALCOHOLICS Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 21st Ave. and 32nd St. in Astoria. For more information, call 1-718-520-5021.

RIDGEWOOD OLDER ADULT CENTER, 59-14 70th Ave., welcomes new members 60 years of age or older. Weekdays between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Meals daily. For more information, call 1-718-456-2000.

REGO PARK SENIOR CENTER, 93-29 Queens Blvd., will hold aerobics from 9 to 10 a.m., and an afternoon tea dance from 1:15 to 3:15 p.m., plus other programs. For more information, call 1-718-896-8751.

RIDGEWOOD-BUSHWICK SENIOR CENTER, 319 Stanhope St., will hold various programs. For more information, call 1-718-366-3038.

PETER CARDELLA SENIOR CENTER, 68-52 Fresh Pond Rd., Ridgewood, will hold various programs. For more information, call 1-718-497-2908.

SELF-HELP MASPETH Senior Center, 69-61 Grand Ave., will hold bingo, Tai Chai, staywell and other programs. For more information, call 1-718-429-3636.

MIDDLE VILLAGE Adult Center, 69-10 75th St., will hold sit and be fit at 1 p.m. For more information, call 1-718-894-3441.

THE WOODSIDE CLINIC, 61- 20 Woodside Ave., provides support groups, human services, day activity program, food pantry, meals-on-wheels and senior assistance program. For more information, call 1-718-779-1234.

FOREST HILLS SENIOR CENTER, 108-25 62nd Dr., will hold various programs, plus hot lunch. For more information, call 1-718-699-1010.

FOREST HILLS JEWISH CENTER, 106-06 Queens Blvd., presents Drop-In Play group for new parents, infants and small children every Thursday from 10 a.m. to noon and Israeli Folk Dancing from 8 to 10 p.m. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22

RIDGEWOOD SAVINGS BANK will hold a concert featuring “Six Gun” at 7:30 p.m., in the parking lot, Myrtle and Forest avenues, Ridgewood. Bring your own chair.

MASPETH SAVINGS BANK will hold a concert featuring “Big Shot Billy Joel Experience” at 7:30 p.m. in the parking lot, 69th St., and Grand Ave.,Bring your own chair.

QUEENS COLLEGE CHORAL SOCIETY is seeking new members for the 2012-13 concert season. Auditions will take place in Room 246 at the college off the LIE, exit 24, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Open to all ages and backgrounds and anyone with prior singing experience. Call 1-718- 997-3818 to schedule an audition.

HOWARD BEACH Library, 92- 06 156th Ave. will hold Game Day for Teens and Tweens at 4 p.m. and Toddle Time at 1 p.m.

104TH PRECINCT EXPLORERS will meet today and every Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. at the 104th Precinct stationhouse, Catalpa Ave. off Fresh Pond Road, Ridgewood. The program, a division of the Boy Scouts of America, is open to boys and girls ages 13 to 17 to enjoy various activities and learn about police procedures. For information, call 1-718-386-2486 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

NAR-ANON, self-help support group for anyone affected by a loved one’s use/abuse of drugs will meet at 7:30 p.m. in the basement of Church in the Gardens, 50 Ascan Ave., at Greenway North, Forest Hills. For information, call 1-800-984-0066.

RIDGEWOOD OLDER ADULT CENTER, 59-14 70th Ave., welcomes new members 60 years of age or older. Weekdays between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Meals daily and on Wednesday meals available at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call 1-718-456-2000.

REGO PARK SENIOR CENTER, 93-29 Queens Blvd., will hold line and ballroom dancing from 1:15 to 2:30 p.m., plus various programs. For more information, call 1-718-896-8751.

RIDGEWOOD- BUSHWICK SENIOR CENTER, 319 Stanhope St., will hold various programs. For additional information, call 1-718-366-3038.

PETER CARDELLA SENIOR CENTER, 68-52 Fresh Pond Rd., Ridgewood, will hold various programs. For more information, call 1-718-497-2908.

MIDDLE VILLAGE Adult Center, 69-10 75th St., will hold aerobics to music at 9:15 a.m. Computer training, beginners, intermediate and advanced levels from 1 to 5 p.m. For more information, call 1-718-894-3441.

THE WOODSIDE CLINIC, 61- 20 Woodside Ave., provides support groups, human services, day activity program, food pantry, meals-on-wheels and senior assistance program. For more information, call 1-718-779-1234.

SELF-HELP MASPETH Senior Center, 69-61 Grand Ave., will hold exercise, dancing, choral group and bingo. Hot lunch at noon. Transportation available. For additional information, call 1-718-429-3636.

FOREST HILLS SENIOR CENTER, 108-25 62nd Dr., will hold various programs, plus hot lunch. For more information, call 1-718-699-1010. THURSDAY, AUGUST 23

HOWARD BEACH Library, 92- 06 156th Ave. will hold Picture Book Time for school-age children at 3:30 p.m.

GLENDALE KIWANIS will meet at Zum Stammtisch, Myrtle and Cooper aves., at 12:30 p.m.

MASPETH KIWANIS will meet at 12:15 p.m. at Connolly’s Corner, Maspeth.

RIDGEWOOD OLDER ADULT CENTER, 59-14 70th Ave., welcomes new members 60 years of age or older. Weekdays between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Many programs and meals daily. For more information, call 1-718-456-2000.

REGO PARK SENIOR CENTER, 93-29 Queens Blvd., will hold various programs. For more information, call 1-718-896-8751.

RIDGEWOOD- BUSHWICK SENIOR CENTER, 319 Stanhope St., will hold various programs. For additional information, call 1-718-366-3038.

PETER CARDELLA SENIOR CENTER, 68-52 Fresh Pond Rd., Ridgewood, will hold various programs. For more information, call 1-718-497-2908.

SUNNYSIDE SENIOR CENTER, 43-31 39th St., will hold various programs. For more information, call 1-718-392-6944.

SELF-HELP MASPETH Senior Center, 69-61 Grand Ave., will hold beading, jewelry and bingo. Hot lunch at noon. Transportation available. For more information, call 1-718-429-3636.

MIDDLE VILLAGE Adult Center, 69-10 75th St., will hold arts and crafts at 10 a.m., sit and be fit at 1 p.m., Tai-Chi-Chuan at 10:15 a.m. For more information, call 1-718-894-3441.

THE WOODSIDE CLINIC, 61- 20 Woodside Ave., provides support groups, human services, day activity program, food pantry, meals-on-wheels and senior assistance program. For more information, call 1-718-779-1234.

SUNNYSIDE COMMUNITY SERVICES, 43-31 39th St., will hold various programs. For more information, call 1-718-784-6173, ext. 112.

FOREST HILLS SENIOR CENTER, 108-25 62nd Dr., will hold various programs, plus hot lunch. For more information, call 1-718-699-1010. FRIDAY, AUGUST 24

DANCING UNDER THE STARS will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.. at Gorman Park, 30th Ave., and 85th St., Jackson Heights.

OZONE PARK Library, 92-24 Rockaway Blvd., will hold Craft Time for children of all ages at 4 p.m. and Picture Book Time for children ages 4 and under at 10:30 a.m.

BOY SCOUT TROOP 28 meets every Friday at 7 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 86- 20 114th St. in Richmond Hill. All boys age 10-1/2 to 17 are welcome. For more information, call 1-718-478-5747.

GIRL SCOUTS K to 3rd grade meet from 5 to 6 p.m. Grades 4 and up meet from 7 to 8:15 p.m. United Methodist Church, 91 Richmond St., between Etna St. and Ridgewood Ave., Cypress Hills.

BOY SCOUTS Troop and Pack 233 meet at 7 p.m. at St. Brigids School, 438 Grove St, near St. Nicholas Ave., Brooklyn. All boys in grades 1 and up are welcome. For more information call 1-718-827-7377.

GIRL SCOUTS meet at 7 p.m. at St. Brigid’s School, 438 Grove St., near St. Nicholas Ave., Brooklyn.

RIDGEWOOD OLDER ADULT CENTER, 59-14 70th Ave., welcomes new members 60 years of age or older. Weekdays between 9 a.m. and 4;30 p.m. Meals daily. For additional information, call 1-718-456-2000.

REGO PARK SENIOR CENTER, 93-29 Queens Blvd., will hold various programs. For more information, call 1-718-896-8751.

RIDGEWOOD- BUSHWICK SENIOR CENTER, 319 Stanhope St., will hold various programs. For additional information, call 1-718-366-3038.

PETER CARDELLA SENIOR CENTER, 68-52 Fresh Pond Rd., Ridgewood, will hold various programs. For more information, call 1-718-497-2908.

MIDDLE VILLAGE Adult Center, 69-10 75th St., will hold aerobics to music at 9 a.m., watercolor painting at 9 a.m. For more information, call 1-718-894-3441.

THE WOODSIDE CLINIC, 61- 20 Woodside Ave., provides support groups, human services, day activity program, food pantry, meals-on-wheels and senior assistance program. For more information, call 1-718-779-1234.

FOREST HILLS SENIOR CENTER, 108-25 62nd Dr., will hold various programs, plus hot lunch. For more information, call 1-718-699-1010.

MASPETH SELF-HELP SENIOR CENTER, 69-61 Grand Ave., Maspeth will hold exercise and bingo. Hot lunch at noon. Transportation available. For information, call 1-718-429-3636. ALSO:

MASPETH TOWN HALL Community Center, 53-37 72nd St., Maspeth will offer toddler playgroups starting in September for children ages under 2, two years old, and three years old. For more information call 1-718-335-6049.

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