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Community CALENDAR

TODAY
NORTH FOREST HILLS Library, 98-27 Metropolitan Ave.,
will present Learn Beginning Chinese with Lin San at 5:30 p.m.
OZONE PARK Library, 92-24
Rockaway Blvd will hold Computers: An Introduction for all adults
at 11 a.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 31
AMERICAN ITALIAN CANCER FOUNDATION mobile clinic
will provide no-cost mammograms and clinical breast exams
at Amazing Medical Services,
110-16 Sutphin Blvd., Jamaica
from 10 a.m. to 5p.m.
WOODSIDE Library, 54-22
Skillman Ave., will hold Wii
Fridays at 3 p.m. video game
sessions.
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.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1
QUEENS BOTANICAL GARDEN, Farmer’s Market will be
open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on
Dahlia Ave between Main and
Crommelin streets, Flushing.
ARCHERY will be available
starting at 11 a.m. at Fort Totten
Front Gate, Totten Road and

Cross Island Parkway, Bayside.
For families and children ages 8
years and older.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 2
FLUSHING MEADOWS
PARK, Corona will hold Nature
Exploration Hike at 10 a.m. Urban
Park Rangers will take hikers to
the hidden gems of New York
City. Wear comfortable shoes or
boots, pack water and a snack.
BANGLADESH FESTIVAL will
be held from noon to 6 p.m. at
84th Ave. between 164 Pl., and
168 St. Jamaica.
WEST INDIAN AMERICAN
DAY PARADE AND CARNIVAL
will have a Kiddie Carnival today
on Utica Ave along Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn.
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 3
LABOR DAY
RIDGEWOOD TIMES/TIMES
NEWSWEEKLY offices will be
closed for the holiday. Deadline
for ads and copy is still Tuesday
at noon.
WEST INDIAN AMERICAN
PARADE AND CARNIVAL will be
held starting at 11 a.m. at Utica
Ave. to Grand Army Plaza along
Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn.
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4
MYRTLE AVE BID will hold a
public workshop of the plans for
the 71st Ave Plaza. Meeting is at
6:30 p.m. at Cream Restaurant,
59-09 71st Ave., just off Myrtle
Ave. Ridgewood.
OUR NEIGHBORS CIVIC
ASSOC. will meet at 7:30 p.m. at

Christ Lutheran Church Parish
Center, 101st Ave and 87th St.,
Ozone Park.’
TOYS FOR TOTS, East Coast
Car Assoc. will hold a classic car
and motorcycles show at Atlas
Park, Cooper Ave and 80thSt.,
Glendale from 5 to 9 p.m.
LONG ISLAND CITY Library,
37-44 21st St. will present Mastering Work, a four-part workshop
includes online at 10 a.m.
SOUTH OZONE PARK Library, 128-16 Rockaway Blvd.,
will hold Basic Computer Skils for
Seniors a 10 a.m.
OZONE PARK Library, 92-24
Rockaway Blvd. will hold Computers: An Introduction For Adults
at 11 a.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, Fam-

ily 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, SEPTEMBER 5
SOUTH OZONE PARK Library,
128-16 Rockaway Blvd.., will host
the Knit and Crochet Club at
1 p.m. beginners and advanced
welcome.
HOWARD BEACH Library, 92-
06 156th Ave., will hold Game Day
for Teens and Tweens at 4 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.
For additional 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
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, SEPTEMBER 6
NEW YORK CITY PUBLIC
SCHOOLS reopen today. For information on registering a student,
visit schools.nyc.gov.
RIDGEWOOD PROPERTY
OWNERS AND CIVIC ASSOC.
and the Department of Housing
Preservation and Development
will hold an “Owners’ Night” forum
at 7:30 p.m. at I.S. 93, Forest
Ave. between Woodbine and
Madison sts., Ridgewood.
COMMUNITY BOARD 2 will
hold a public hearing and public
meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Sunnyside
Senior Center, 43-31 39th St.,
Sunnyside.
COMMUNITY BOARD 10 will
hold a public hearing and public
meeting at 7:45 p.m. at the K of C
Hall, 135-45 Lefferts Blvd., South
Ozone Park.
SUNNYSIDE Library, 43-06
Greenpoint Ave will hold a Cooking Workshop: Healthy Puerto
Rican cuisine with Junito Perez.
Materials supplied, first come, first
served participants are welcome
to sample the food prepared.
Program start at 6 p.m.
FRESH POND ROAD
STREET FESTIVAL will begin this
evening from 5 to 10 p.m. through
Sunday, sponsored by the Federazione Italo-Americana di Brooklyn and Queens.
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
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, SEPTEMBER 7
AARP GLENDALE CHAPTER
4123 will meet at 11 a.m. at the
Greater Ridgewood Youth Council, 59-03 Summerfield St., Ridgewood. New members welcome.
DANCING UNDER THE
STARS will be held at Elmhurst
Park, Grand Ave., and 79th St.,
Maspeth from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
AMERICAN-ITALIAN CANCER FOUNDATION will offer nocost breast cancer screenings at
the Merrick Park Baptist Church,
120-02 Marsden St., Jamaica.
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 additional 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
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.