24 FEBRUARY 22, 2018 RIDGEWOOD TIMES WWW.QNS.COM
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22
Do your and your family want to
learn how to compost at home? I Heart
Worms is an event where attendees
will learn about red wiggler worms
used for indoor composting and set
up their own indoor compost bin.
Registration is required online at
com. 1 p.m., Queens Botanical Garden,
43-50 Main St., Flushing.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23
According to a number of jazz critics,
tenor saxman Eric Alexander is one of
the greatest treats in jazz. Alexander
performs alongside his mentor, pianist
Harold Maborn, along with John
Webber on bass and Joe Farnworth on
drums. The Eric Alexander Quartet
is holding an event at Flushing Town
Hall at 8 p.m. General admission is $16
and $10 for members and teens (Ages
13-19). Flushing Town Hall is located
at 137-35 Northern Blvd. For more information,
visit their website at www.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24
Artist Chemin Hsiao is leading his
Winter Watercolor Workshop II class
at the Queens Botanical Garden in
Flushing. Hsiao will help you create
quality winter light and landscapes
through watercolor painting. Make
sure to dress warmly as the class will
also feature a look at the QBG’s Greenhouse.
Beginners are welcomed, but
are recommended to take the course
Winter Watercolor Workshop I. Registration
is required at winterwatercolor2.
eventbrite.com. The QBG is located
at 43-50 Main St., Flushing.
From 3 to 5 p.m., participants 16 and
older can join scientists in discussing
questions surrounding the editing
of the human genome. The entry is
free of charge as long as you register.
Many scientists are calling for strict
regulations on the use of technology,
while others are excited about the
possibilities. Light refreshments will
be provided. The discussion is being
held at the New York Hall of Science at
47-01 111th St., Queens. Register now at
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25
Aft er an entire century of being the
most performed opera in the United
States, the “Teatro Lirico D’Europa:
Madama Butterfly” is coming to
Queens. The fully staged orchestra
production is considered as one of
the top fi ve operas in the entire world.
Tickets are $42 and located at the
Queensborough Performing Arts
Center. The address is at 222-05 56th
St., Bayside. For tickets and info: www.
At 2 p.m. at the Museum of the Moving
Image, a screening and live event
will be taking place inside the Redstone
Theater, featuring the program
Of the Deep: Films by the Department
of Tropical Research. The fi lm will be
introduced by the vice president and
director of the New York Aquarium,
Jon Dohlin. Tickets are $15, but free
for members at the Film Lover level.
You can purchase tickets at http://
www.movingimage.us. The museum
is located at 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26
A series of the Best Cinematography,
in Black and White and Color is
coming to the Museum of the Moving
Image. Award-winning fi lms ranging
from 1939 to 1966 will be shown from
Feb. 24 to March 11. For more information,
us. The museum is located at 36-01 35th
Develop your sewing skills at the
Queens Library (Central Library) Jamaica
location. The class will be held
from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., with two more
classes scheduled at later dates. There
is no instruction during this class; it is
intended for people who have sewing
projects to work on. Registration is not
required, but space is limited. Adults
18 and older are allowed to attend. The
Jamaica location is at 89-11 Merrick
Blvd. For more information, visit the
Queens Library website.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27
At the Terrace On the Park, the
Queens Centers for Progress presents
an Evening of Fine Food from 6
to 9:30 p.m. Over 40 Queens-based
restaurants, wine and spirits, and
specialty food destinations are contributing
to the event. Casino tables,
entertainment, auctions and celebrity
presentations will also be featured. It
costs $135 per person to get in. The
event is located at 52-11 111th St., Flushing.
For more information, visit www.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28
Come join us to celebrate a joyous
Purim at the Rego Park Jewish Center.
At 6:30 p.m. you will hear the
Megillah reading led by Rabbi Romiel
Daniel. Aft er the reading, there will
be refreshments and music provided.
Come in a costume if you wish. The
Rego Park Jewish Center is located
at 97-30 Queens Blvd., Rego Park. For
more information, visit 718-459-1000.
A wine tasting night is coming to Central Queens Y at 8 p.m. on Saturday,
Feb. 24. Participants will taste a number of distinct fl avors. It costs $20 for
members, but only $15 for non-members. You can buy tickets at www.cqy.
org/Tasting or you can contact Lisa for more information at lelhyani@
cqy.org. Central Queens Y is located at 67-09 108th St., Forest Hills.
• 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,
• 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 communications.
• 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 718-429-3636.
• 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.