30 MARCH 28, 2019 RIDGEWOOD TIMES WWW.QNS.COM
Thursday, March 28
Two-Prov Tournament - Q.E.D. is
having its third annual two-prov
tournament. Two- person improv
comedy teams are coming from
all over the city to compete in the
competition. These improvisers have
trained at Upright Citizens Brigade,
Peoples Improv Theatre, Magnet and
Annoyance. Your vote, along with a
panel of judges, will get to determine
who gets to go on. This year, workshops
will be off ered to everyone.
When: Thursday, March 28, at 5 p.m.
Where: Q.E.D. Astoria, 27-16 23rd
Friday, March 29
JCAL Presents Spring Into the
Arts - Spring Into the Arts is a spring
fundraiser and art auction for Jamaica
Center for Arts and Learning in which
The Standing Ovation: African Diva
Project will be held and auctioned off .
Created by Margaret Rose Vendryes,
The Standing Ovation possesses
cultural signifi cance as a cultural space
for the southeast Queens community to
enjoy live performances. All proceeds
will go to support the JCAL scholarship
When: Friday, March 29, from 7 to 10
here: Jamaica Center for Arts and
Learning, 161-4 Jamaica Ave., Queens
Saturday, March 30
Alexandra Davis on “Lumber Jills” -
Alexandra Davis is inviting everyone
for a discussion on her new children’s
book, “Lumber Jills.” This term was used
for women during World War II who
were willing to work with woodcutting
when there weren’t enough men to
cut them. Although they didn’t have
much experience, they came together
and served to do their part. It’s a story
about home front heroism and female
friendships. Join Davis in the interactive
When: Saturday, March 30, from 11:30
a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Where: Astoria Bookshop, 31-29 31st
Sunday, March 31
The History of the Motion Picture
in Queens - Did you know that since
1900, Queens has been the location for
various movie studios such as Kaufman
Astoria Studios? Many early superstars
have even resided in the borough before
Beverly Hills and Malibu became the
ideal places. Queens has served a perfect
set place for all fi lm genres. Join Jason D.
Antos for a discussion to learn more.
When: Sunday, March 31, from 2:30
to 4:30 p.m.
Where: Queens Historical Society -
Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37th Ave.,
Cost: $5 general/$3 seniors and
students/free for members
Monday, April 1
Patrick Hastie: Week at the Creek -
Comedian Patrick Hastie is coming to
The Creek and The Cave for a week. His
act will be full of fun folksy farm stories,
gross teenager stories and material on
being married. He will be joined by
special guests each night that are open
for you and your friends to watch. Enjoy
your Monday night with some laughs.
When: Monday, April 1, from 7 to 8
here: The Creek and The Cave, 10-
93 Jackson Ave., Long Island City
Tuesday, April 2
Music Lab: Building Your Song Cocreated
with Florence Welch - Apple
is off ering an opportunity to learn how
to make music. With no experience
or trained expertise needed, Apple
Creatives will be teaching you
resourcefulness in making music by
using Beat Sequencer, Sampler and
Smart Instruments in GarageBand
with the creative approach of Florence
+ The Machine. Make sure to bring
your iPad and get your creative juices
When: Tuesday, April 2, from 3 to 4
here: Apple Queens Center, 90-15
Queens Blvd., Elmhurst
Wednesday, April 3
Klein - Klein is a composer and
playwright who’s coming to the
VW Dome at MoMa Ps1 to present a
new sound-based performance, in
partnership with the Experimental
Media and Performing Arts Center. She
assembles recordings of her own vocals
and instrumentation with a range
mythological to Pavarotti references
When: Wednesday, April 3, from 3
to 6 p.m.
Where:MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson
• 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 718-335-
• 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 details, 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
• 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., 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+. Call 718-894-3441 for more.
• 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.
Underwater Bubble Show - The Kupferberg Center for the Arts is inviting
everyone to dive into an underwater world experience at the “Underwater
Bubble Show.” The show is an interactive musical that uses technology,
colorful costumes, lots of bubbles, optical illusions, snow cannons and more
to give you a magical bubble kingdom. Enjoy your Friday night and watch
this beautiful performance. Friday, March 29, at 8 p.m., Colden Auditorium,
153-49 Reeves Ave.,Flushing. Prices vary. Call 718-793-8080 for more info.
Photo courtesy of Underwater Bubble Show