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Queens & Brooklyn

Community CALENDAR

BLACK HISTORY MONTH will
be celebrated at Queens Theatre
in the Park, Flushing Meadow,
Corona Park from 6 to 9 p.m.
sponsored by Congressman
Joseph Crowley.
QUEENS COUNTY CONSERVATIVE PARTY will meet at
8 p.m. at American Legion Hall,
107-15 Metropolitan Ave., Forest
Hills.
NYC PROPERTY TAX INFORMATION SESSION sponsored by City Council Member
Elizabeth Crowley and the Dept of
Finance at 6:30 to 8 p.m. at PS
113, 78-23 87th St., Glendale.
GLENDALE KIWANIS will
meet at Zum Stammtisch restaurant, Myrtle Ave. and 70th St., at
12:30 p.m.
MASPETH KIWANIS will meet
at Connolly’s Corner restaurant,
Grand Ave. and 72nd St., at
12:15 p.m.
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

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hold various programs, plus hot
lunch. For more information, call
1-718-699-1010.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22
WOODSIDE CIVIC ASSOC
will hold a public discussion for
the community at 7 p.m. at St. Sebastian’s Parish Center, 3963
57th St., Woodside.
RICHMOND HILL HISTORICAL SOCIETY will present an
open meeting featuring “Remembering Rockaway Beach” by author Vivian Carter at 7:30 p.m. at
the Leonard Center, corner of
86th Ave and 112th St., Richmond
Hill. Refreshments served. Books
available, free admission.
RIDGEWOOD DEMOCRATIC
CLUB will meet at headquarters,
60-70 Putnam Ave., Ridgewood
at 7:30 p.m.
QUEENS CHAMBER OF
COMMERCE will hold a networking event from 9 to 10 a.m. at the
Bulova Center, 75-20 Astoria
Blvd., Suite 140, Jackson
Heights.
PARKSIDE PLAYERS will
present “The 39 Steps” today and
tomorrow at 8 p.m. and Sunday at
2 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church,
71st Road and Union Turnpike,
Forest Hills.
KUPFERBERG CENTER,
Colden Auditorium, Queens College will present “The Peking Acrobats”, one day only at 7 p.m. For
information call 1-718-793-8080.
GOLDEN GLOVES will be
held at Holy Cross High School,
26-20 Francis Lewis Blvd., Flushing in the gym at 7:30 p.m. For information call 1-718-886-7250,
ext. 574.
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.
Andrews 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.
Brigid Catholic Academy, 438
Grove St, near St. Nicholas Ave.,
Brooklyn. All boys in grades 1 and
up are welcome. For information
call 1-718-827-7377.
GIRL SCOUTS meet at 7 p.m.
at St. Brigid Catholic Academy,
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, FEBRUARY 23
ELMHURST LUNAR NEW
YEAR PARADE and Celebration
starts with a performance at
Moore Park, Broadway and

Elmhurst Aves at 11 a.m. Parade
steps off at 11:30 a.m. from the
park, Fair and performances at
St. James Episcopal Church, 84-
07 Broadway from noon to 2 p.m.
GLENDALE MASPETH
UNITED METHODIST CHURCH,
66th Pl. and Central Ave. will hold
a free children’s movie “The Lion,
Witch and Wardrobe” at 2:30 p.m.
ST MARGARET CHURCH,
66-05 79th Pl., Middle Village will
hold a Defensive Driving Course
from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Fee
charged. For information call
1-718-326-1911.
GREATER ASTORIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY will present
a reading and discussion “A New
York Nineteenth Century Society
Lecture” at 4 p.m. at Cooper
Union, 41 Cooper Square, Room
LL-101, corner of 3rd Ave and 7th
St., Manhattan. Free admission.
NATIONAL LIBRARY GROUP
will present a Literary Landmark
plaque to Queens Library at
Langston Hughes , 100-01 Northern Blvd., Corona at noon.
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24
FLUSHING TOWN HALL,
137-37 Northern Blvd., Flushing
will hold Lunar New Year Printmaking interactive arts workshop
at 1 p.m. Fee charged.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25
JOSEPH B. GARITY POST
562, will meet at 7:30 p.m. at
headquarters, 66-42 Myrtle Ave.,
Glendale.
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 one and up are
welcome. For additional 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 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 SEN-

IOR 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, FEBRUARY 26
COMMUNITY EDUCATION
COUNCIL 24 will hold a business
meeting at 6 p.m. and calendar
meeting at 7 p.m. at P.S. 58,
School of Heroes, 72-24 Grand
Ave., Maspeth.
108th PRECINCT COMMUNITY COUNCIL will meet at 7
p.m. at Sunnyside Senior Center,
43-31 39th St., Sunnyside.
COMMUNITY BOARD 5
Transportation Services and Public Transit Services committees
will meet at 67:30 p.m. at the
Board office, 61-23 Myrtle Ave.,
Glendale.
SOUTH OZONE PARK CIVIC
ASSOC WEST will host the MTA
Metrocard Mobile in front of the
Foch Post Office, 126-15 Foch
Blvd., South Ozone Park from 1 to
3 p.m.
114th PRECINCT COMMUNITY COUNCIL will meet at
7 p.m. at Riccardo’s, 21st Ave.,
Astoria.
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
Troop 119 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 are
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 OLDERADULT
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 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 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 bingo, tai chi, 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, FEBRUARY 27
NEWTOWN HIGH SCHOOL,
48-01 90 St. Elmhurst will hold a
public meeting with the Dept. of
Education for the co-location of a
new school within Newtown High
for English as a Second Language
students. Meeting starts at 6 p.m.
WOODHAVEN CULTURAL
AND HISTORICAL SOCIETY will
meet at 1 p.m. at Emanuel United
Church of Christ, 91st Ave. and
Woodhaven Blvd.
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 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, FEBRUARY 28
FARMERS OVAL CIVIC
ASSOC will meet at 7:30 p.m. at
Ridgewood Baptist Church, 64-13
Catalpa Ave., Ridgewood.
GLENDALE KIWANIS will hold
Past Presidents Day at Zum
Stammtisch restaurant, Myrtle
Ave. and 70th St., at 12:30 p.m.
MASPETH KIWANIS will meet
at Connolly’s Corner restaurant,
Grand Ave. and 72nd St., at
12:15 p.m.
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 more information, call 1-718-
366-3038.
PETER CARDELLA SENIOR
CENTER, 68-52 Fresh Pond Rd.,
Ridgewood, will hold various programs. For additional 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, FEBRUARY 28
PARKSIDE PLAYERS will
present “The 39 Steps” today and
tomorrow at 8 p.m. at Grace
Lutheran Church, 71st Road and
Union Turnpike, Forest Hills.
QUEENS CHAMBER OF
COMMERCE and the Health &
Business Alliance will hold a networking opportunity from 9 to 10
a.m. at the Bulova Center, 75-20
Astoria Blvd., Suite 140, Jackson
Heights. Refreshments, free parking. For more information, Call
1-718-898-8500.
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.
Andrews 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.
Brigid Catholic Academy, 438
Grove St, near St. Nicholas Ave.,
Brooklyn. All boys in grades 1 and
up are welcome. For information
call 1-718-827-7377.
GIRL SCOUTS meet at 7 p.m.
at St. Brigid Catholic Academy,
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.