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Synagogue of Flushing is at 136-23
Sanford Ave. For more information
for the upcoming event, call 212-788-
7964 or visit www.grownyc.org.
11 Come celebrate St. Joseph’s
Day at St. John’s University
at 8000 Utopia Pkwy., Jamaica.
Beginning with Mass at 1:30 at St.
Thomas More Church, followed by a
reception and entertainment, featuring
pop classical tenor Elio Scaccio
in the D’angalo Center room 418.
Reservation is required and costs $35.
You can RSVP at http://bit.do/2018St-
JosephDay. If you have any questions
regarding the event, contact 718-990-
5892 or italianculturalcenter@stjohns.
MONDAY, MARCH 19
12 Don’t know how to use a
computer? Then come to
the Queens Library Jamaica location
to learn how to use the computer,
mouse, touchpad and keyboard. The
Intro to Computer class will take place
from 10 a.m. to noon. The class will
help you navigate Microsoft Windows
and a number of other computer programs.
No prior skills or knowledge is
required for this event. You can register
by calling 718-990-8625. The
Jamaica location is located at 89-11
Merrick Blvd. For more information,
13 Discover the wonders of
the fungal kingdom at
Queens Botanical Garden’s Fun
with Fungi: Mycoculture using
Compost event. From 10:30 a.m. to
12:30 p.m., you will learn how compost
is applied as a substrate to cultivate
beneficial fungi. The event is presented
by the NYC Compost Project.
The event costs only $6 to enter. The
Queens Botanical Garden is an urban
oasis where people, plants and cultures
are celebrated through inspiring
gardens, innovative educational programs
and real-world applications of
environmental stewardship. The event
is located at 43-50 Main St., Flushing.
For more information, visit eventbrite.
14 For women who are looking
to work in the construction
industry, there is an incredible
opportunity coming soon at
the New York-Build Women in
Construction Networking Event at
the Javits Center. The event is free
and will take place from 2 to 4 p.m.
The event offers a lively panel discussion
consisting of leading female
experts in the industry. Complete with
refreshments, the event promises an
interactive platform for women and
men to examine the issues of gender
imbalance. The Javits Center is located
at 655 W. 34th St., Manhattan.
You can find out more information
at www.newyorkbuildexpo.com or by
TUESDAY, MARCH 20
16 The Brooklyn Nets
team is back to host another
wheelchair basketball scrimmage.
Have you ever wanted to learn how
to play wheelchair basketball? Well,
here’s your chance to learn. Flushing
Meadows Corona Park is hosting a
scrimmage with the Brooklyn Nets
Wheelchair Basketball team. From 7
to 9:30 p.m., the Al Oerter Recreation
Center will hold the scrimmage. The
event is free to participate and is guaranteed
to be tons of fun. If you end
up enjoying it, you can come back
every Tuesday. Flushing Meadows
Corona Park is located at 131-40
Fowler Ave. For more information, call
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21
17 Trying to plan your dream
wedding? Then come to
LaGuardia Plaza Hotel’s Free Bridal
Show from 6:45 to 9 p.m., presented
by A Bridal Fair to Remember.
There you can meet dozens of wedding
professionals, see inspirations
for decor, design and more, enjoy a
live musical presentation and enter to
win great prizes that includes a honeymoon
giveaway. You can bring as
many guests as you want. You can
register for the event at eventbrite.
com. LaGuardia Plaza Hotel is located
at 104-04 Ditmars Blvd., Elmhurst.
Complimentary parking is offered as
18 Alley Pond Environmental
Center (APEC) presents
Novel Nights every month to discuss
books in a casual setting
with light refreshments included.
The event is free and will take place
from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Pre-registration is
required. To register for the event, you
have to visit www.alleypond.com. For
more information on APEC’s Novel
Nights, contact KPierro@alleypond.
com. This program is for adults. The
Alley Pond Environmental Center is
located at 228-06 Northern Blvd.,
Douglaston. You can also contact
APEC at 718-229-4000. It should be
a great event for discussion that will
get everyone involved on the books
that will be covered. Hope to see you
Come ready to read, remember and write at the Newtown Literary
Free Non-Fiction Writing Workshop. From 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., we will
explore our pasts and write 800-word memoirs and personal essays
covering the subjects of race and immigration. Meera Nair will lead
the workshop. She is a writing teacher at NYU and is the author of
Video: Stories, a Washington Post Best Book of the Year. Meera has
also appeared in Guernica, The New York Times and The Guardian. For
more information, visit newtownliterary.org.
The Glen Oaks location of the Queens Library is hosting a Ping Pong
Game Time event for children ages 13 and below. Your child can learn
this exciting game, while making new friends along the way. The event
will be a fun atmosphere that your child will very much enjoy. The
event will take place every Tuesday from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Registration is
not required. The Glen Oaks location is at 256-04 Union Tpke. For more
information, you can call 718-831-8636 or visit the Queens Library
website at www.queenslibrary.org.