happenings FOR BREAKING NEWS VISIT www.qns.com JANUARY 7, 2016 • TIMES 29 Counseling Programs Glenridge Alanon, family and friends of alcoholics, meets every Tuesday night at Trinity Reformed Church, Palmetto Street and 60th Place in Ridgewood. Beginners meet at 7:30 p.m., followed by the regular meeting at 8:10 p.m. Alcoholics Anonymous meets every Tuesday at 8 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 21st Avenue and 32nd Street in Astoria. For more information, call 718-520-5021. Nar-Anon, a self-help support group for those affected by a loved one’s drug abuse, meets every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in the basement of the Church in the Gardens, 50 Ascan Ave. in Forest Hills. For more information, call 800-984-0066. Ongoing Senior Programs Ridgewood Older Adult Center, 59-14 70th Ave., Welcomes New Members 60 Years Of Age Or Older Every Weekday. For More Information, Call 718- 456-2000. Ridgewood-Bushwick Senior Center, 319 Stanhope St., Will Hold Various Programs. For More Information, Call 718-366-3038. Peter Cardella Senior Center, 68-52 Fresh Pond Rd., Ridgewood, Will Hold Various Programs. For More Information, Call 718-497-2908. Self-Help Maspeth Senior Center, 69-61 Grand Ave., Will Hold Beading, Jewelry And Other Programs. Hot Lunch Served At Noon. Transportation Available. For More Information, Call 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. And Tai-Chi Chuan At 10:15 A.M. For More Information, Call 718-894-3441. Rego Park Senior Center, 93-29 Queens Blvd., Will Hold Various Programs. For More Information, Call 718-896-8751. Sunnyside Senior Center, 43-31 39th St., Will Hold Various Programs. For More Information, Call 718-392-6944. Forest Hills Senior Center, 108-25 62nd Dr., Will Hold Various Programs And Hot Lunch. For More Information, Call 718-699-1010. Howard Beach Senior Center, 155-55 Cross Bay Blvd., will hold programs including art, computer and exercise classes. For more information, call 1-718-738-8100. ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ Youth Activities 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 ages 10 ½ to 17 are welcome. For more information, call 718-478-5747. Sunnyside Drum Corps meets every Tuesday at 6 p.m. at All Saints Church, 43-12 46th St. in Sunnyside, one block off Queens Boulevard. Boys and girls ages 7 to 17 are invited to join. For more information, call 718-786-4141. St. Margaret Boy Scout Troops 119 meets every Tuesday from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at St. Margaret Parish Center, 80th Street off Juniper Valley Road, in Middle Village. Boys ages 11 to 17 are welcome. Cub Scouts Pack 383 meets every Wednesday from 7 to 8 p.m. at St. Pancras Pfeifer Hall, Myrtle Avenue and 68th Street in Glendale. For more information, call 718-938-2073. ♦ ♦ ♦ 7 13 JAN. - JAN. ill and he must smuggle oil in order to pay for bills. The lm is in Arabic and French with English subtitles. The library is located at 193-20 Horace Harding Expressway, Fresh Meadows. Tuesday, Jan. 12 Get out of the cold and watch an independent lm with us. Central Library will be holding their winter series of lms every Tuesday until the end of February. This week’s selection is “Sicario” (2015, R) the story of a FBI agent enlisted in the government’s war on drugs in Mexico. The movie begins at 2 p.m. at 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Queens. Dietitian Suzanne Gerdes will be holding a seminar for seniors on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle in old age at 3 p.m. at the Forest Hills branch of Queens Library. The presentation will focus on choosing healthy foods in order to reduce the risk of conditions such as hypertension and diabetes. The library is located at 108-19 71st Ave., Forest Hills. The Book Discussion Group at Glen Oaks branch of Queens Library will be discussing the 2008 Pulitzer Prize winner for ction, “The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao” by Junot Diaz at 2 p.m. The novel is the story of a lovesick and outcast Dominican boy who struggles with his nerd identity in a culture and society that prizes masculinity, while simultaneously hoping to overcome the “fuku” curse that has plagued his family for generations. The library is located at 256-04 Union Turnpike, Glen Oaks. Wednesday, Jan. 13 The Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning will be hosting the Jamaica Arts Leaders Town Hall, which will be full of conversation on the needs of the community’s artists and on Jamaica’s creative potential. The event will last from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and will be located at 161-04 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica. Admission is free. For more information, visit http://www. queenscouncilarts.org/calendar/ or email ArtService@queenscouncilarts. org. Get your stress out! The Broad Channel branch of the Queens Library will be holding a Guided Meditation session at 5 p.m. Guided meditation helps you de-stress and nd your inner peace. An instructor will be at hand to help you focus and relax, so you can enter the new year with positive mental energy. The library is located at 16-26 Cross Bay Blvd., Queens. Are you a new immigrant? Citizenship classes could ease the adjustment into a new culture and help you pass the citizenship exam. Learn about American history, government and culture. Participants must hold a Green Card and bring a copy of it in order to register. You must attend the entire 10-week series. Registration will be held at 11 a.m. at the Broadway branch of the Queens Library located at 40-20 Broadway, Queens. ART PROGRAM! EDITOR’S PICK Queens Council on the Arts is excited to announce the upcoming High School to Art School (HS2AS) alumni exhibition, “Chapter 2.” HS2AS is a program that helps high school students develop their art portfolios and prepare to enter art colleges of their choice. “Chapter 2” will showcase the artwork of the program’s alumni. The show will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 7, at the Edison Price Lighting Gallery, located at 41-50 22nd St., Long Island City. Admission is free. For more information, visit http://www.queenscouncilarts.org/high-school-to-art-school/ or call 347-505-3012.
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