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About Town

Check out Patch's new feature that will give you the scoop on all events, meetings and goings-on in the community during the upcoming week.

Welcome to About Town, Douglaston Patch’s new one-stop post for all of the events, meetings, top stories and other important information you need to know about for the upcoming week.

The feature will run every Monday at 6 a.m. If there are any goings-on that we missed, please email the editor at nathan.duke@patch.com or post information in the comment section below and we’ll add the event into our roundup.

Announcements and Stories

This Thursday, the Douglaston Little Neck Library will offer a Kaplan workshop during which students will learn tips, tricks and strategies for taking standardized tests.

The class will begin at 3:30 p.m. To register, call the library at 718-225-8414.

Keep an eye out this week for photos from the National Art League’s reception for its small works exhibition and the Queens Village Republican Club's celebration of Abraham Lincoln's birthday. The show is on display through the end of the month.

Patch’s column, The Conservation Conversation, has returned as a blog. Be sure to read Walter Mugdan’s latest post and keep an eye out for upcoming pieces.

Also, check back with Patch for new stories on the proposed Douglaston Village revitalization project.

Events

Today, Alley Pond Environmental Center is offering its Wee Sprouts and Toddler Time classes.

On Wednesday, the Douglaston Little Neck Library is holding its Mother Goose Time program, while the library on Bell Boulevard is hosting a family coloring and story time program.

The National Art League is offering its drawing class on Wednesday afternoon.

This Thursday, the Bay Terrace Community Alliance is holding its 2012 Winter Dinner Party. Click here for more information.

Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Church is having a Bingo night on Friday.

And the Little Neck Jewish Center is hosting a pre-Purim party on Sunday afternoon.

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