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Community CALENDAR

TODAY
FOREST PARK TRUST Concert in the Bandshell, Forest Park
will feature tribute to Billy Joel at
7:30 p.m.
MYRTLE AVE SUMMER Sidewalk Sale today through Sunday
on Myrtle Avenue from Fresh Pond
Road to Wyckoff Avenue, Ridgewood. GLENDALE KIWANIS will
meet at Zum Stammtisch restaurant, Myrtle Ave. and 70th St., at
12:30 p.m.
MASPETH KIWANIS will meet
at Maspeth Ale House, 64-14
Grand Ave., 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
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 var-

ious 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 2
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 additional
information, call 1-718-429-3636.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 3
ANNUAL BIX BEIDERBECKE
Sunnyside Memorial Concert featuring the Sunnyside Wolverines
from 12:30 to 7 p.m. at 46th St.
and Queens Blvd., Sunnyside.
ST THOMAS THE APOSTLE
CHURCH, Jamaica Ave. and 88th
St will hold a rummage sale today
from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
WYCKOFF HEIGHTS MEDICAL CENTER will hold their annual Health Fair and Carnival from
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Stockholm St
between Wyckoff Ave and St
Nicholas Ave. Lots of free screenings and tests.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 4
QUEENS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA will perform at 5 p.m. at
the Forest Park Bandshell, off
Woodhaven Blvd.
EAST COAST CAR ASSOC.
will hold their 15th annual Summer
Car Show and Blood Drive at
Maspeth Federal Bank parking lot,

69th St. and Grand Ave., Maspeth
from 9 am. to 3 p.m. Lots of activities for families.
MONDAY, AUGUST 5
BLOOD DRIVE from 10 a.m. to
4 p.m. at Wyckoff Heights Medical
Center, Stanhope St. and
St. Nicholas Ave., Brooklyn,
THE SHOPS AT ATLAS PARK,
8000 Cooper Ave., Glendale will
hold “Reading on the Green” for
pre-school and school age children Stories and crafts with
Queens Library’s Children’s Librarians. Free program.
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 more 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, email 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 6
NEW YORK CITY POLICE
DEPARTMENT NATIONAL
NIGHT OUT sponsored by various
Precinct Community Councils in
different locations. Read story on
page 1 for details of the program
in your precinct.
RIDGEWOOD SAVINGS
BANK Summer Concerts will pres-

ent The GBs Polish Polka music at
7:30 p.m. in the parking lot, Forest
and Myrtle avenues., Ridgewood.
JUNIPER VALLEY PARK Concert Series will be held at 7 p.m.
in the park, Middle Village. Bring
your own chair.
GANTRY PARK STATE PARK
Concert Series will feature Dahdoo
Middle Eastern Ensemble at 7
p.m. Park located between 49th
and 50th Aves., Long Island City.
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 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 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 CEN-

TER, 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 7
HIGHLAND PARK Concert Series will feature Hey Dango Dance
party at 7 p.m. off Jamaica Ave in
Cypress Hills.
MASPETH FEDERAL Tribute
Concert at 7:30 p.m. in the parking
lot 69th St. and Grand Ave.,
Maspeth featuring music of
“The Eagles.”
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, AUGUST 8
HCJ DRAMA GROUP will present Cole Porter’s Anything Goes
today at 7 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday at 8 p.m. and
Sunday at 3 p.m. at Church of
the Holy Child Jesus, Msgr.

Murray Auditorium, 111-02 86th
Ave., Richmond Hill.
QUEENS CENTRAL LIBRARY,
89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica Summer Reading Series will present
“Tomorrow Land: The 1964-65
World’s Fair and the Transformation of America” at 6 p.m.
FOREST PARK BANDSHELL
will hold a performance of “Charlie
Thomas’ Drifters” at 7:30 p.m.
GLENDALE KIWANIS will
meet at Zum Stammtisch restaurant, Myrtle Ave. and 70th St., at
12:30 p.m.
MASPETH KIWANIS will meet
at Maspeth Ale House, 64-14
Grand Ave., 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 9
JUBILEE CLUSTER PLAYERS
will present in semi-concert format
Les Miserables at 8 p.m. at Glendale United Methodist Church, 66-
14 Central Ave., Glendale today;
and Saturday, Aug. 10, at 8 p.m.
and Sunday, Aug. 11, at 3 p.m. at
Community United Methodist
Church, 75-27 Metropolitan Ave.,
Middle Village.
AN EVENING TO END
ALZHEIMER’S with rides on the
Forest Park Carousel from 6:30 to
8:30 p.m. 2nd annual fund raiser.
Carousel located at Woodhaven
Blvd. and Forest Park Lane.
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 additional
information, call 1-718-429-3636.