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Community CALENDAR

RIDGEWOOD NORTH HISTORIC DISTRICT Sign Unveiling will be held at noon at Korean Square, Grandview and Forest Ave., Ridgewood.

MASPETH KIWANIS will hold their 14th annual auction at 6 p.m. at Moose Lodge, 72-15 Grand Ave., Maspeth. For information call 1-917-623-6300.

QUEENS COUNTY Conservative Party will meet at 8 p.m. at American Legion Hall, 107-13 Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills.

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 CENTODAY TER, 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 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, APRIL 19

CHRIST THE KING HIGH SCHOOL will hold their 50th Anniversary celebration with a dinner dance at El Caribe from 7 to 11 p.m. For information call the Alumni Office, 718-366-7400, ex 272.

CHURCH OF THE RESURRECTION, 85-09 118th St., Richmond Hill will hold their Spring Treasure bake and book sale. Preview sale from 6 to 9 p.m. tonight, From 9:30 to 3:30 p.m. tomorrow and 11:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday.

ST PANCRAS SCHOOL will hold a Talent Show “Songs of the Silver Screen” at 7 p.m. in the auditorium, Myrtle Ave and 68th St., Glendale.

FLUSHING TOWN HALL, 135-37 Northern Blvd., will hold Cultural Crossroads #2, Korea meets Greece at 8 p.m. Dance lessons at 7 p.m. Fee charged.

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 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 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 1-718- 429-3636 for information.

SATURDAY, APRIL 20

EARTH DAY Event will be held at Maspeth Federal Savings Bank parking lot, 69th St., and Grand Ave., Maspeth sponsored by City Council Member Elizabeth Crowley, the 104th Precinct and COMET. Vin etching, electronic recycling, paper shredding and more. Program runs fro 1 to 5 p.m.

EARTH DAY Event by Glendale Community Garden, 74-10 88th St., Glendale. Clean up and get the garden in shape. All welcome, tools provided. Attended by GRYC, Glendale Kiwanis, Boys and Girls Scouts. Also: GLENDALE CSA will hold a book and yard sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 72-07 88th St.,

EARTH DAY Event sponsored by CURES (Civics United for Railroad and Environmental Solutions) with a clean up from 10 a.m. to noon at Otto Road and 69th St; Shaler Ave and 69th St., Edsall Ave and 72nd St. All welcome.

WOODHAVEN RESIDENTS’ BLOCK ASSOC. will meet at 1 p.m. at Emanuel Church of Christ, Woodhaven Blvd. and 91st Ave., Woodhaven.

RIDGEWOOD OLDER ADULT CENTER, 59-14 70th Ave., Ridgewood will hold a bingo fundraiser at 10:30 a.m.

FRIENDS OF MAPLE GROVE will sponsor a Build-A-Bot Workshop for building a remote controlled robot from 1 to 5;30 p.m. at the Center, 127-15 Kew Gardens Road, Kew Gardens.

QUEENS COUNTY FARM MUSEUM, 73- 50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park will hold a Children’s Carnival today and tomorrow from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fee includes rides.

ST PAUL’S Benefit Concert at 5 p.m. in the church, 592 Knickerbocker Ave and Palmetto St., Brooklyn. For disaster relief.

GREATER ASTORIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 35-20 Broadway, 4th floor will hold a roundtable at 1 p.m. “The Struggles of african-Americans in Queens (1790-1870).

SUNDAY, APRIL 21

LADIES AUXILLARY POST 123 will hold a card and bunco party at 1 p.m. at the Brewery- Kennan-Heisser Post, 68-01 Cooper Ave., Glendale.

BREMERVOERDER CHORUS will hold their annual concert at 3 p.m. at the Park Restaurant, 1132 Hempstead Tpke., Franklin Square. Call 1-718-746-8862 for information.

FORGOTTEN NEW YORK Walking Tour of Carroll Gardens at noon, Meet on Joralemon St., between Adams and Court St in front of subway entrance.

QUEENSBOROUGH PERFORMING ARTS CENTER will present Rich Little “A collection of voices” and The Four Freshmen at 3 p.m. at the college, 222-05 5th St., Bayside. For information call 1-718-631-6311.

FLUSHING TOWN HALL, 137-35 Northern Blvd will hold Earth Day Festival from 1 to 4 p.m. Free program.

MONDAY, APRIL 22: EARTH DAY

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 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.Trip to Yonkers today. 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 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, APRIL 23

COMMUNITY EDUCATION COUNCIL DISTRICT 24 will hold a business meeting at 6 p.m. and a calendar meeting at 7 p.m. at P.S./I.S. 49, 79-15 Penelope Ave., Middle Village.

COMMUNITY BOARD 5 Transit and Transportation Committee will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Board Office, 62nd St. and Myrtle Ave., Glendale.

GREATER WOODHAVEN DEVELOPMENT CORP. will meet at 7:30 p.m. at St Thomas the Apostle, 88th St., off Jamaica Ave., Woodhaven.

RIDGEWOOD SAVINGS BANK will host a First-Time Homebuyers workshop from 6:15 to 8:15 p.m. at the bank’s main office, 71-02 Forest Ave., off Myrtle Ave., Ridgewood.

114th PRECINCT COMMUNITY COUNCIL will meet at 7 p.m. at Riccardos, 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 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. Spring Party and dance today. 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 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, APRIL 24

104th PRECINCT COMMUNITY COUNCIL will meet at 7:30 p..m. at Gottscheer Hall, 657 Fairview Ave., Ridgewood.

RIDGEWOOD DEMOCRATIC CLUB will hold their annual dinner dance at Riccardo’s, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria

WOODHAVEN CULTURAL AND HISTORICAL SOCIETY will meet at 1 p.m. at Emanuel Church, 91st Ave., Woodhaven.

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 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 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.

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, APRIL 25

JUNIPER PARK CIVIC ASSOC will meet at 7:45 p.m. at Our Lady of Hope School, Eliot Ave and 71st St., Middle Village.

FARMER’S OVAL CIVIC ASSOC will meet at Ridgewood Baptist Church, 64-13 Catalpa Ave., Ridgewood.

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. Music and Dancing from 3 to 5 p.m. today “It’s the 50s Again!” 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 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, APRIL 26

ST. PANCRAS SCHOOL will hold their 10th annual Supermarket Sweeps at 7 p.m. in the school auditorium, 68-20 Myrtle Ave.

RICHMOND HILL HISTORICAL SOCIETY will hold an open meeting on Forest Hills at 7:30 p.m. at the Leonard Center, corner of 86th Ave. and 112th St., Free admission, refreshments served.

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 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 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 1-718- 429-3636 for information.