24 FEBRUARY 8, 2018 RIDGEWOOD TIMES WWW.QNS.COM
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8
It is classic movie time at the Central
Branch of the Queens Library. This
week’s classic movie will be “Imitation
of Life” starring Claudette Golbert.
It’s about a struggling widow and her
daughter take in a black housekeeper
and her fair-skinned daughter. The
two women then start a successful
business, but identity and racial issues
challenge the two women along the
way. The screening is free and will be
from 2 to 4 p.m. The Central Branch of
the Queens Library is located at 89-11
Merrick Blvd., Jamaica. Call 718-990-
0700 or visit www.queenslibrary.org
for more information.
For Glendale, Maspeth, Middle
Village and Ridgewood residents:
The 104th Precinct Civilian Observation
Patrol will be hosting a General
Membership Meeting at 8 p.m. You
can give back to your community by
joining the patrol as well as keeping
your loved ones safe. The meeting
will be at St. Pancras Pfeiff er Hall (68-
20 Myrtle Ave., Glendale). For more
information, visit www.104cop.org or
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9
The Jamaica Center for the Arts &
Learning (JCAL) is hosting a number of
events during its fourth annual Black
History Month Celebration Series. On
Friday, Feb. 9, JCAL will be screening
the fi lm “Finding Samuel Lowe.” The
fi lm is about three successful black
siblings from Harlem who search
for clues regarding their long-lost
grandfather, Samuel Lowe. The event
is free and will begin at 7:30 p.m. at 161-
04 Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica. Free. For
more information, visit jcal.org.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10
Come to the Jamaica Arts Center for
Arts & Learning to see the theatrical
performance of Henry Box Brown.
Witness the true story of an 1850s
Virginia slave who shipped himself to
freedom in a box! Tickets are $10 for
adults and only $5 for children. The
Jamaica Arts Center for Arts & Learning
is located at 153-10 Jamaica Ave.,
Jamaica. The event will start at 2 p.m.
For more information, visit jcal.org.
The Sunrise Kingdom visual arts
event comes to Queens Museum (New
York City Building, Flushing Meadows
Corona Park) featuring a pop-up exhibition,
performances, fi lm, fashion,
dance and independent vendors. This
will be the third edition of the Sunrise
Kingdom. The main purpose of the
show is to celebrate the world of black
arts and to give artists the opportunity
to network. The event is free, but there
is a suggested $5 donation to provide
supplies to the victims of the Bronx fi re
from a few weeks ago. The event will
take place from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. and
will also be an all-black attire event. For
more information, call 718-592-9700.
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 11
The Redstone Theater of the Museum
of the Moving Image presents an
85-minute fi lm covering New York
from the 1920s to the 1960s. The fi lm,
“Lost Landscapes in New York” by Rick
Prelinger, takes an in-depth look at the
daily life, social change, and the city’s
changing landscapes over the course
of the 20th century. Tickets are $20
($16 for seniors and students, $15 for
museum members and free for silver
screen members and above). The event
starts at 2 p.m. For more information,
Queens writers Lorraine Schein and
Sweta Srivastava Vikram will present
readings of their recent works from
5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Kew and Willow
Bookstore at 81-63 Lefferts Blvd.,
Kew Gardens. There will also be an
open mic following the two readings.
Admission is free, but with limited
seating you must RSVP beforehand by
calling 347-878-6614 or on Facebook.
For more information, visit www.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 12
Treat yourselves to some magic
during the Queens Library’s second
annual Broken Heart Week. Three
magicians will teach you about the
essence of love and help your broken
heart feel a bit lighter. The event is free
of charge. General admission is limited
to just two tickets per individual. The
event will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. inside
the auditorium of the Queens library
at Flushing (41-17 Main St., Flushing).
For more information, visit www.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13
What would you like to talk about?
All artists are welcome to a networking
and open-ended discussion dialogue to
talk about the issues facing the art community
today. Senior staff representatives
of the Flushing Town Hall will be
present and a part of the discussion.
The discussion will take place at 7 p.m.
This is a free event. RSVP is requested,
but not required. You can RSVP at sshumays@
fl ushingtownhall.org. Flushing
Town Hall is located at 137-35 Northern
Blvd., Flushing. For more information,
call 718-463-7700 ext. 222.
Schneps Communications Events
presents Stars Under 40 Awards & Networking
Event. The award ceremony
will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. at The
Knockdown Center. Approximately 50
honorees will be named throughout
the event. To purchase tickets, visit
com. The Knockdown Center is located
at 52-19 Flushing Ave., Maspeth.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14
Vetro by Russo’s On the Bay Italian
Restaurant is off ering up a special
deal for Valentine’s Day. From 7:30 to
11:30 p.m. you and your date can enjoy
a dinner that includes hot and cold
antipasto, pasta, a seven choice dinner,
a mini-dessert assortment and an open
bar. The dinner is $85 per person. The
restaurant is located at 164-49 Cross
Bay Blvd., Howard Beach. Call 718-843-
8387 to make a reservation.
Come join NYC Parks and learn
about Mardi Gras on Tuesday,
Feb. 13, at the Mardi Gras Senior
Festival. You will be creating a
Mardi Gras mask of your own,
while listening to Mardi Gras Jazz
music and much more. The event
will be held at the Al Oerter Recreation
Center at 131-40 Fowler
Ave., Flushing Meadows Corona
Park. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event
is free. If you have any questions,
• 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 aff ected 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,
• MASPETH TOWN HALL hosts
a monthly bereavement group
every second Wednesday of the
month from 7 to 8:30 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, call 718-894-4099.
• 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.
• 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
• 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, call
• MIDDLE VILLAGE ADULT CENTER,
69-10 75th St., off ers 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,
• REGO PARK SENIOR CENTER,
93-29 Queens Blvd., holds a variety of
programs every day. For more information,
• SUNNYSIDE SENIOR CENTER, 43-
31 39th St., holds programs daily. Call
718-392-6944 for more information.