What’s Up In Southeast Queens: Mar. 25-31, 2016

MARCH 29
Business 2 Business: Empowering Women in Business
Join us at the Pa-Nash Eurosoul Restaurant and Lounge in Rosedale as we talk to local women in the business world about empowering Southeast Queens through financing, economics and entrepreneurship. Hosted by Kevin Livingston, our event features an all-star panel: New York 1 Anchor Cheryl Wills, Community Board 12 Chairperson Adrienne Adams and Empowerment Coach Terryl Ebony. Be sure to attend what will be the first in a series of “Business 2 Business” events held the last Tuesday of every month at Pa-Nash, located at 144-14 243 Street.
The event starts at 6 p.m. For more information call 718-978-6094 or e-mail us at info@panashnyc.com

APRIL 16
Zenovia Art Gallery
Join us the weekend of April 16 and April 17, as we celebrate the grand opening of the Zenovia Art Gallery at Pa-Nash Restaurant and Lounge, located at 144-14 243 Street. The Gallery will feature live jazz band, an artwork auction as well as a raffle for attendees to participate in. Light refreshments will be served. Reserve your spot free of charge on Eventbrite.com today!

The event starts at 5 p.m. on Saturday and at 2 p.m. on Sunday. For more information call 718-978-6094 or e-mail us at info@panashnyc.com

ONGOING EVENTS
AirTrain Jazz Festival
The Sutphin Boulevard Business Improvement District, A Better Jamaica, and the Jamaica Arts Council present The AirTrain Jazz Festival. Scheduled every Thursday evening from October 2015 through May 2016, join us and enjoy the smooth crooning and instrumentals played by the community’s best as we provide a cultural hello to AirTrain travelers. The grooving begins at 5 p.m. and goes on until 7 p.m., with two sets and a break in between. The event takes place on the Mezzanine Level of the Jamaica AirTrain Station (93-40 Sutphin Blvd. 2nd Floor)
For more information, please contact Sutphin Boulevard BID at sutphinblvdbid@verizon.net or reach out to Greg Mays at (718) 657-2605 or greg.mays@abetterjamaica.org

Shape Up NYC
New York City is offering FREE fitness classes at over 50 locations, many of which are right here in Southeast Queens. Join us at the Detective Keith Williams Field House located at 106-16 173rd Street in Jamaica for the following classes:

Chair Aerobics
Scheduled Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to Noon

Low Impact Aerobics
Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to Noon

Body Training
Fridays 11 a.m. to Noon
All classes are free. All are welcome and no registration is required. For more information, call (718) 523-6912. For other Shape Up NYC locations across the city, visit www.nyc.gov or call 311

Black History Month Exhibition: Black Royals
This exhibit, on loan from the African American Museum of Nassau County, shows images of Queen Sophia Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, also known as the “grandmother of European royalty” and 400 years earlier, Queen Philippa of Hainault who was mother of the warrior knight, Edward the Black. For more info check our website www.jcal.org.

This exhibition is underwritten by Philippa Karteron and Galleria Noire.

The exhibit will run all day from Feb. 1 to Thursday, March 31 at the Jamaica Center For Arts & Learning (JCAL) Community Gallery located on 161-04 Jamaica Avenue. For more information, go to jcal.org.

MEMORY: A Series of African Masks Collection
The Ms. Hazel Louise Woods-Sanders collection, curated by Mr. Robert Craddock (former JCAL Curator, circa ‘90s) will adorn the Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning as she will be memorialized through this contribution of art. The exhibition highlights Ms. Sanders’, a Southeast Queens native, and her artistic collection of over thirty African Masks and artifacts in which she collected throughout her journeys to different regions of the African continent. The display is up permanently at JCAL until further notice.

JCAL Art Center Workshops
Give a gift that will last a lifetime by starting your child’s artistic journey at JCAL! Sign them up today for our 18-week art workshops, from Jan. 23 to June 4, 2016, followed by an annual student recital on June 11. There are nearly 40 different classes available for all ages, in every major artistic disciplines including dance, drama, music, visual arts and movement! Those interested can register online at jcal.org

The Queens Council on the Arts Presents Chapter 2
Chapter 2 is a group show featuring the work of High School to Art School program alumni. HS2AS is a scholarship-based portfolio development program for high school students run out of Queens Council on the Arts. This exhibition showcases the impressive talent of our students, as well as the diversity of their interests.

In the HS2AS program, students acquire the knowledge and skills that allows them to work successfully with a variety of media and subjects, and create an impressive and technically skilled portfolio. Having served high school students of all backgrounds in the greater NYC area for over a decade, HS2AS has helped over 800 students, including many here in Southeast Queens, reach their goal of being accepted into the best art programs and colleges throughout the country.

The show starts at 6 p.m. at the Edison Price Lighting Gallery located at 41-50 22nd Street in Long Island City. The show is expected to run until June. Admission is free.

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