FOR BREAKING NEWS VISIT www.timesnewsweekly.com OCTOBER 8, 2015 • TIMES 25 happenings WEDNESDAY, OCT. 14 The Northeast Queens Chapter invites you to their Fall Gala fundraising event for the bene t of Friends of Karen. The organization provides vital, practical and comprehensive support to families living in the New York tri-state area who are caring for a child with a life-threatening illness at no cost to them. Join them for a night of cocktails, dinner and dancing for a good cause. Tickets are $85 per guest online, $100 at the door. 6 to 10 p.m. at Leonard’s Palazzo, 555 Northern Blvd. in Great Neck. Visit their website www. northeastqueens.lirealtor.com to register. THURSDAY, OCT. 15 Learn how to make savory traditional Turkish dishes during an interactive evening with instructor and demonstrator Ms. Sila Asa. Sample dishes and take home recipes after learning how to prepare delicious Turkish food. Early registration is suggested as spots are limited to 20 adult participants, $20. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Alley Pond Environmental Center 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston. Pre-register at www.alleypond.com. Utilize the power of hip-hop music and culture to introduce your youth to the wonders of science. In this Science Genius Workshop, students will select their favorite scienti c subject, review and discuss it, then create a song or poem to a popular hip-hop beat. Free. 4 to 5 p.m. Queens Library. 15821 Jewel Ave. in Pomonok. For more information call 718-261-6654. All creative writers are welcomed to join renowned authors Yvonne M. Conde, Jorge Luis Seco and Héctor Santiago as they speak about writing, creating a story and publishing. Learn from tricks of the trade if you aspire to author and selfpublish. Admission is free. 6 to 7p.m. 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. ♦ ♦ ♦ EDITOR’S PICK OCT .8 -OCT1. 5 Explore the art of Legos in this workshop designed to teach children about Lego artists and designers. Learn how they use layering to create their work and how the laws of physics affect their constructions. Make your own Lego constructions and, as a class, make larger-scale objects. Free. 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. On Friday Oct. 9. Queens Library, 95-06 Astoria Blvd. in East Elmhurst.
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