What’s Up In Southeast Queens: April 27-May 3, 2018

April 27
Americans In Paris And Back Again
The Quintet of the Americas, the borough’s renowned woodwind group, explores the influence of Nadia Boulanger, the famous French 20th century composition teacher. The free event will begin at 1 p.m. at Community Mediation Services, located at 89-64 163rd St. in Jamaica.

“The Wedding Singer”
This musical comedy will be performed on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. through May 5 at The Immaculate Conception Catholic Academy Auditorium, located at 179-14 Danly Rd. in Jamaica Estates.

April 28
Keeping Communities Alive & Healthy: Tools For Healthy Living
The National Council of Negro Women, state Sen. Leroy Comrie and the New Jerusalem Worship Center will present this event on healthy living. Don’t miss the opportunity to attend free workshops on autoimmune diseases, stress and healthcare management, diabetes and nutrition, men’s and women’s health and mental health and free health screenings for mammography, cardiovascular diagnostics and blood pressure. Free yoga and Zumba classes will also be available. For additional information, contact Jennifer Henry at (917) 500-5779 or ncnwqueens@gmail.com or Connie Massey at njwc.mosaic@gmail.com.

The Presbyterian Church of St. Albans’ 111th Anniversary
The Presbyterian Church of St. Albans invites local residents to celebrate its 111th anniversary. This year’s honorees will be Rev. Dr. Edward and Helen Davis for their 41 years of distinguished service and Pastor Weldon and Blanche Smith for their 20 years of service. The event will be held at Leonard’s Palazzo, located at 555 Northern Blvd. in Great Neck. The event will cost between $12 and $130 and run from 11:30 am to 5 p.m. For more information, call (718) 712-3575 or (917) 301-8827 or email preschurch@gmail.com.

April 30
Peace & Love
This event focuses on artists who have created works reflecting the African American experience. “As we travel through the world, badly in need of solutions to its many problems, we hope with our art to find a path to peace and love,” said Otto Neals, one of the artists involved in the event, which will also showcase the works of Joseph Bell-Bey, Karl Mcintosh, Donovan Nelson and Ann Tanksley. The free event will be held at 161-04 Jamaica Ave. in Jamaica. For more information, call (718) 658-7400.

May 2
American Legion Rosedale Post 483 Food Pantry
The American Legion Rosedale Post 483 and Taurus Associates, Inc. will host a food pantry every Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. To register, bring a Photo ID and shopping cart. For additional information, contact Commander McDonald at (718) 986-3456 or Major Ret. Sharon Sweeting Lindsey at (646) 261-1973. The pantry will be operated at 240-02 135th Ave. in Rosedale.

May 3
The John Lake Quintet
The AirTrain Jazz Festival series will host a performance by The John Lake Quintet on the AirTrain Jamaica stage. The free event takes place from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. To learn more about the quintet, visit the group’s website at http://www.johnlakejazz.com.

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