26 MARCH 14, 2019 RIDGEWOOD TIMES WWW.QNS.COM
THURSDAY, MARCH 14
Seventy-seven percent of Americans
own a smartphone. However, do all of
them know how to properly use it?
Are you having diffi culty using your
device? Do not despair. The Queens
Library in Woodside offers free
mobile device computer classes every
Thursday. Bring your Google Android
or Apple IOS device and learn how to
When: 10:30 a.m. to noon
Where: Queens Library at Woodside,
54-22 Skillman Ave., Woodside
FRIDAY, MARCH 15
During their 10th season, TAKE
ROOT will showcase performances
from DeLucia Benson Dance and Six
Degrees Dance. DeLucia Benson Dance
will feature two parts: Crux Acclaim
and Quintessence. Crux Acclaim is a
physical dance which creates shapes
and patterns with its dance formations
in their fi rst set. Six Degrees Dance
explores ideas of fear, apathy, anxiety
in today’s social climate. Music will be
provided by cellist Loren Dempster.
When: 8 p.m.
Where: Green Space, 37-24 24th St.
#211, Long Island City
Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden has a
silent dance party with three live DJs.
Change the channel on your headset
to fl ip between the three performers.
Each headset has a color LED that
shows which channel you’re listening
to. This experience will include a pair
of Quiet Events headphones, glow
in the dark gear, and three live DJs
battling. Channels with have hip-hop,
R&B and Latin hits. This is a 21+ event.
Bring a valid form of identifi cation.
When: 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Where: Bohemian Hall &
Beer Garden, 29-19 24th Ave.,
Long Island City
SATURDAY, MARCH 16
Interested in composting but not sure
where to start? The Queens Botanical
Garden has an event on Saturday which
off ers purchase of all compost starter
materials. Attendees can purchase
an 80-gallon Eco-Master backyard
compost bin, and receive a free bottom
screen. This event includes a guide to
outdoor composting and compost tip
When: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Queens Botanical Gardens,
43-50 Main St., Flushing
A Spring Crush Adult Top Rope
Climbing Competition will take place
at Brooklyn Boulders Queensbridge.
Their Citizens Rope Competition is
back for another round. According to
Brooklyn Boulders, the competition
will be in redpoint format, where
competitors will receive points for
route completion. The five most
valuable routes will be the competitor’s
fi nal score.
When: 6 to 9 p.m.
Where: Brooklyn Boulders
Queensbridge, 23-10 41st Ave., Long
Cost: $35 to $45
SUNDAY, MARCH 17
Fourteen-year-old piano prodigy
Huang Tiange has a solo recital, where
he will perform classic pieces from
artists such as Scarlatti, Gershwin,
Chopin, Beethoven and Prokofi ev at
Flushing Town Hall. Part of the 10th
Huange Tiange Festival, this 95-minute
performance gives his audience an
extremely powerful and masterfully
When: 2 p.m.
Where: Flushing Town Hall, 137-35
Northern Blvd., Flushing
Cost: $10 to $16
MONDAY, MARCH 18
Come to the New York Hall of
Science to experience the Flight of
the Butterfl ies, a 3-D movie that takes
visitors on a treacherous yet captivating
journey. In the 3-D theater, visitors
are a part of the monarch butterfl y’s
journey. Visitors watch their migration
patterns closely, witnessing thousands
fl y through the peaks of Mexico.
When: 11 a.m and 2 p.m.
Where: New York Hall of Science,
47-01 111th St., Corona
Cost: $6 adults, $5 children, seniors
and students (plus general admission)
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20
Relative Fields in a Garden, a
multimedia season installation is at
The Queens Museum. This exhibition
features an artistic mother-daughter
collaboration. Created by mother Liz
Philips and daughter Heidi Howard,
this 40-foot wall combines Howard’s
vivid portrait with Philips’ sound
work, which creates interactive sound
When: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Where: Queens Museum New York
City Building, Flushing Meadows
Cost: $8, $4 for seniors, free
for children, students and NYC
Department of Education employees
• ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
meets every Tuesday at 8 p.m. at
Grace Lutheran Church, 21st Avenue
and 32nd Street, 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 of the
Gardens, 50 Ascan Ave., Forest
Hills. For more information, call
• MASPETH TOWN HALL hosts a
monthly bereavement group every
second Wednesday of the month
from 2:30 to 4 p.m., 53-37 72nd
St., Maspeth. Light refreshments
and handouts will be provided.
For more information, call
• ST. MARGARET TROOP 119 meets
every Tuesday from 7 to 9:15 p.m. at St.
Margaret Parish Hall, 66-05 79th Place,
Middle Village. For more information,
• BOY SCOUT TROOP 28 meets every
Friday at 7 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran
Church, 86-20 114th St., Richmond Hill.
All boys ages 10 1/2 to 17 are welcome.
For information, call 718-478-5747.
• SUNNYSIDE DRUM CORPS meets
every Tuesday at 6 p.m. at All Saints
Church, 43-12 46th St., one block off
Queens Boulevard, Sunnyside. Boys and
girls ages 7 to 17 are invited to join. For
more information, call 718-786-4141.
• CUB SCOUT TROOP 106 meets
every Friday from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.
at Trinity Lutheran Church, 81st
Street between Penelope Avenue and
Juniper Boulevard South, Middle
Village. For more information, email
• CUB SCOUT PACK 383 meets
every Wednesday from 7 to 8 p.m. at St.
Pancras Pfeifer Hall, Myrtle Avenue
and 68th Street, Glendale. For more
information, call 718-938-2073.
ONGOING SENIOR PROGRAMS
• RIDGEWOOD OLDER ADULT
CENTER, 59-14 70th Ave., Ridgewood,
welcomes new members 60 years of
age and older every weekday. For more
information, call 718-456-2000.
• RIDGEWOOD-BUSHWICK SENIOR
CENTER, 319 Stanhope St., Bushwick,
holds various programs every day. Call
718-366-3083 for more information.
• PETER CARDELLA SENIOR CENTER,
68-52 Fresh Pond Road, Ridgewood, holds
breakfast and lunch every weekday, as
well as a variety of programs. For more
information, call 718-497-2908.
• SELF-HELP MASPETH SENIOR
CENTER, 69-61 Grand Ave., holds
beading, jewelry and other programs
daily. Hot lunch served at noon.
Transportation available. For details,
• MIDDLE VILLAGE ADULT CENTER,
69-10 75th St., offers recreation and
fi tness classes, including zumba, yoga
and computers. Daily transportation,
bingo and hot lunches. Scheduled bus
trips available. Free membership for
adults 60+. For more information, call
• REGO PARK SENIOR CENTER,
93-29 Queens Blvd., holds a variety
of programs every day. For more
information, call 718-896-8751.
• SUNNYSIDE SENIOR CENTER, 43-31
39th St., holds programs daily. Call 718-
392-6944 for more information.
Newtown Literary Alliance off ers free poetry writing classes for kids ages
8 to 12 in Jackson Heights. This class, “Epic Poems: Our Heroes, Ourselves”
will be taught by poet and Newtown Literary contributor Pichchenda Bao.
In this interactive workshop, participants will study the basics for creating
a narrative poem. Saturday, March 16, from 1 to 2:30 p.m., Queens Library at
Jackson Heights, 35-51 81st St., Jackson Heights. Free. For more information,
call, contact 718-899-2500.