2000-02-23 / Community Calendar

Calendar

of Events

*Monday, Feb. 28th,

7:30 p.m., Queens Civic Congress; meet at Kew Gardens CommunityCenter, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Room 202; tel. 225-2807.

*8 p.m., Queens Mineral Society, subject pyrite and marcasite; meet at Queens College,New Science Building,Room D235; tel. 544-5059 or 728-0648.

*8p.m., VFWWhitestone Post 4787, general meeting and ladies auxiliary meeting; meet at 19-12 149thSt., Whitestone; tel. 746-0540.

*8 p.m., *Italian Charities membership meeting, guest speaker from Salomon, Smith, Barney; meet at 83-20 Queens Blvd.,Elmhurst; tel. 478-3100.

*Tuesday, Feb. 29th,

9:30 a.m., Queens BoroughCabinet meeting with the Chamber of Commerce; meet at Riccardo’s, 21-01 24thAve., Astoria; $39 per person; tel. 898-8500.

*5:30 p.m., Queens Borough board meeting, presentations by the Queens Overall EDCand New York City EDC, 120-55 Queens Blvd., second floor conference room; tel. 286-3000.

*7:30 p.m., RegoPark CoalitionAgainst Crime; meet at WaldenTerrace, 98-51 64th Ave.,Rego Park; tel. 896-5889.

*7:30 p.m., Americans of Italian Heritage, The Reception House, Northern Boulevard and 167th Street, Flushing; tel. 631-4479.

*8 p.m., School Board 30, special meeting; renewal of Dr.Angelo Gimondo’s three-year contract; meet at P.S. 2, 75-10 21st Ave., Jackson Heights; tel. 777-4680.

*Wednesday, Mar. 1st,

10 a.m., Planning Commission Hearings, Spector Hall, 22 Reade St.; tel. (212) 720-3368.

*12:30 p.m, AARPChapter 2889 meeting, guest speaker Fred Feldstein, M.D.; meet at First Presbyterian Church of Newtown, 54-05 Seabury St.; tel. 639-3126.

*6:30 p.m., Wild Wednesday open mike for poets and musicians, New World Coffee, 107-24 ContinentalAve.,Forest Hills; tel. 424-6494

*7:30 p.m., School Board 24, graffiti or art?; meet at 8000 Cooper Ave., conference room, Glendale; tel. 417-2693.

*7:30 p.m.,Greek-American Homeowners Association meeting, 23-49 31st St; tel. *82 545-8640.

*8 p.m., 111thPrecinct Community Council meeting, 45-06 215th St., Bayside; tel. 279-5200.

*Queens Theatre in the Park presents Children of Uganda "Tour of Light 2000," Feb. 26th, 3 and 8 p.m., Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. For information, call

*LaGuardia Community College presents a Gilbert and Sullivan sampler at the Performing Arts Center and a Jazz Jam Session in the Little Theater on Mar. 3rd. For information, call 482-5151.

760-0064.

 

*Thursday, Mar. 2nd,

7 p.m., Community Board 2 meeting, Sunnyside Senior Center, 43-31 39th St., second floor; tel. 533-8773.

*7:30 p.m., United CommunityCivic Association meeting with guest speaker Eliot Spitzer; meet at Augustana LutheranChurch, HazenStreet and Ditmars Boulevard; tel. 932-5415.

*7:30 p.m., Glendale Property Owners Association; meet at Redeemer Lutheran dining hall, 69th Place and Cooper Avenue; tel. 366-2288.

*7:45 p.m., Ridgewood Property Owners Association; meet at J.H.S. 93 Auditorium, Forest Avenue and Madison Street; tel. 821-4882.

Items Of

CommunityInterest

*Forest Hills CommunityHouse tenants rights workshop, Feb. 24th, 10:15 to 11:30 a.m., and introduction to computers,Feb. 29th, 7 p.m.; meet at 108-25 62nd Dr.; tel. 592-5757, ext. 221.

*BeariProductions present "Magical,Musical Moments III:Songs of the Century at Trinity Lutheran Church, 63-70 Dry Harbor Rd., Middle Village, Feb. 25th, 26th, 27th, Mar. 4th and 5th. For information, call 736-1216.

*Glendale Memorial Building Country and Western dance, Feb. 26th, 8:30 p.m., entry fee $10. No one under the age of 21 will be admitted. For information, call 763-4328.

*P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, Greater New York, New Art in New York Now, opening event Feb. 27th, noon to 6 p.m. For information, call 784-2084.

*Colden Center KidsClassics third performance "Woodwinds and Strings,"Feb. 27th, 2 p.m., Queens College Campus, Flushing. For information, call 544-2996.*Bayside Power Squadron offers a four-session Boat Smart course. Adults and teens can learn the basics of safe boating for a nominal fee to cover a student workbook, chart and other materials. Courses start 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 28th, at Forest Hills H.S., 67-01 110th St., and Wednesday, Apr. 5th at St. John’s University, 8000 Utopia Pkwy., Jamaica. For more information, call Robert Klug at 424-2120, Gene Molteni at 224-2124 after 6 p.m. or Sean Donohoe at 565-7952 after 7 p.m.

*Brandeis Association presents the Ninth Annual Hon.Seymour Lakritz Memorial Lecture at the Hillcrest JewishCenter, Feb. 28th, 7:30 p.m, 183-02 Union Tpke., Jamaica Estates .

*Blood Drive at Astoria FederalSavings, Feb. 29th, 12:30 to 5 p.m. at the QSACmain office, 30-10 38th St., third floor, Astoria, from 12:30 to 5 p.m. By appointment only, call 728-8476, ext. 16.

*7p.m., American Lung Association "Freedom FromSmoking" program, Mar. 2nd, 9th, 14th, 16th and 23rd, 7 to 8:30 p.m, St. John’s Queens Hospital, 90-02 Queens Blvd., $60 fee. For information, call 263-5656, ext. 13.

*LaGuardia Community College presents a Gilbert and Sullivan sampler at the Performing Arts Center and a Jazz Jam Session in the Little Theater on Mar. 3rd. For information, call 482-5151.

*Flushing Town Hall, "The World of Brazil" percussion heat wave, Mar. 3rd, 8 p.m., 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing. For information, call 463-7700, ext. 222.

*Catholic War Veterans AnnualConvention, Mar. 3rd and 4th at county headquarters, 72-53 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village.

*King Manor tours resume, Mar. 11th 12th, 25th, 26th, noon to 4 p.m., every half hour, admission $2 adults, $1 children, 90-04 161st St., Jamaica; tel. 206-0545.

Around The Borough

Of Queens

*Forest Hills CommunityHouse needs volunteers. For information, call 592-5757, ext. 223.

*Rego Park Senior Center, 93-29 Queens Blvd. hosts diverse events for seniors. For more information, call Sandra Epelman at 896-8511 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

*Pomonok Neighborhood Center, Inc. Crime VictimAssistance Unit, 67-09 Kissena Blvd.,Flushing, 591-6060.

 

Events at the Y:

*The Central Queens YM&YWHA, 67-09 108th St., 268-5011.

*Basketball league games will be played on Feb. 27th, Mar. 5th and 12th at 1 p.m. Y members, $80 ($70 for a member’s second child).Non-members, $100 ($90 for a non-member’s second child). All non-members pay an $8 registration fee per child. Everyone must pay a $7 insurance fee per player.The league fee includes uniform T-shirt, trophies and instruction in basketball techniques.

*Upcoming events inFebruary:

*Thursday,Feb. 24th;

InternationalSong Fest with Sima.

*Monday,Feb. 28th;

Issues of the Day.

*Tuesday,Feb. 29th;

Kurt Weill; Remembering His Music.

*Mar. 1st, Wednesday, 1:30 p.m., celebrating Humphrey Bogart.

*Mar. 3rd,Friday, 1:15, alternative life styles forum.

*Cross Island YMCA, 238-10 Hillside Ave., Bellerose,479-0505.

*Now through Apr. 9th, Integrated Weight Management Course incorporating strength training and cardiovascular exercise. Call Andrea Eder, ext. 126.

*Feb. 27th, 1:30 p.m., Unified Swim Meet–Special Olympics and High School Swimmers Carnival. Eight different events, plus pizza and soda to follow the carnival.

*Flushing YMCA, 138-46 Northern Blvd., 961-6880.

Youth Build,free program for high school drop-outs, individuals must undergo an application, interview and screening process to be accepted into the program.

Free Events At Queens Libraries

Saturday,Feb. 26th

10 a.m., Central Library, Introduction to word processing.

Woodhaven Branch, Teen chess club, seventh grade and up.

10 and 10:30 a.m., Flushing Library,

Infolinq in English.

10:30 a.m., Flushing Library, Theatrical martial arts workshop.

2:30 p.m., Flushing Library, Castles on Main chess club, beginners and advanced, seventh grade and up.

3 p.m., Briarwood Branch, Smithline/Manion return to Greenwich Village.

Broadway Branch, Ladies of Spain.

Woodside Branch,

Dance of the Philippines.

Sunday,Feb. 27th

2:30 p.m., Flushing Library,

Colored Cemetery of Flushing.

Monday,Feb. 28th

10 a.m., CentralLibrary,Ê

Stay Well exercise for older adults.

10:30 a.m., Central Library,

Tax counseling for low income and older adults.

3:30 p.m, LangstonHughes Branch, Malimba-music is hope, ages, five to 12.

4 p.m., South Ozone Park Branch, The American Dream:Understanding the process of buying a home.

6:30 p.m., Briarwood Branch, Black is Beautiful and then some.

Tuesday,Feb. 29th

2 p.m., CentralLibrary,

E-mail For You.

Flushing Library, StayWell exercise for older adults.

3:30 p.m., Flushing Library, Castles on Main chess club, advanced, seventh grade and up.

5:45 p.m., Forest Hills Branch, Long Island stamp club.

6 p.m., CentralLibrary, On-line Research 101.

Library Locations:

Astoria Branch, 14-01 Astoria Blvd., L.I.C., 278-2220.

BaisleyPark Library Branch, 117-11 Sutphin Blvd., Jamaica, 529-1590.

Bayside Branch, 214-20 Northern Blvd., 229-1834.

Briarwood LibraryBranch, 85-12 MainSt., 658-1680.

Broadway Library Branch, 40-20 Broadway, LIC, 721-2462.

Central Library Branch, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica, 990-0781.

Court Square Branch, 25-01 JacksonAve., L.I.C., 937-2790.

Douglaston/Little NeckBranch, 249-01 Northern Blvd., 225-8414.

Flushing Library Branch, 41-17 Main St., 661-1200.

Forest Hills Branch, 108-19 71st Ave., 268-7934.

Kew Gardens Hills Branch, 72-33 Vleigh Pl.,Flushing, 261-6654.

Langston Hughes Branch, 100-01 Northern Blvd., Corona, 651-1100.

LaureltonBranch, 134-26 225th St., 518-2822.

Lefferts Branch, 103-34 Lefferts Blvd.,Richmond Hill. 843-5950.

LeFrak City Branch, 98-25 Horace Harding Xway, Corona, 592-7677.

McGoldrick Branch, 155-06 Roosevelt Ave., Flushing, 461-1616.

Mitchell-Linden Branch, 29-42 UnionSt., Flushing, 539-2330.

North Forest Park Branch, 98-27 Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills, 261-5512.

Pomonok Branch, 158-21 Jewel Ave., Flushing, 591-4343.

Queensboro Hill Branch, 60-05 Main St.,Flushing, 359-8332.

Queensbridge Branch, 10-43 41st Ave., L.I.C., 937-6266.

Ravenswood Branch, 35-32 21st St., L.I.C., 784-2112.

Ridgewood Branch, 20-12 Madison St., 821-4770.

Seaside Library Branch, 116-15 RockawayBeach Blvd., Rockaway Park, 634-1876.

South Ozone Park Branch, 128-16 RockawayBlvd., 529-1660.

Steinway Branch, 21-45 31st St., Long Island City, 728-1965.

Sunnyside Branch, 43-06 Greenpoint Ave., L.I.C., 784-3033.

Woodhaven Branch, 85-41 Forest Pkwy., 849-1010.

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Things To Do–Places To Go

Greater Ridgewood HistoricalSociety

Feb. 26th, Saturday, 4 to 6 p.m. Exhibit opening; "New York’s Bravest—Smoke and Flames."An exhibit of 19th and 20th century Fire Department photos and memorabilia.

Mar. 4th and 11th, Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. Self-guided tours of the Onderdonk House.

Mar. 18th, Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. Queens Genealogy workshop meeting.

Mar. 25th, Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. Civil War Encampment, exhibits and demonstrations. Adults $3, Children 12 and under $1.

All programs take place at the Onderdonk House; for more information, call 456-1776.

Queens Millenium Celebration for March

Mar. 1st, Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. "The Ups and Downs of Queens"lecture at the Queens Historical Society, 143-35 37th Ave.,Flushing; tel. 939-0647.

Mar. 4th and 5th, Saturday/Sunday, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tour the oldest house in Queens,Bowne House, 37-01 Bowne St., Flushing; tel. 359-0528.

Mar. 5th, Sunday, 12:30 p.m. Slide show and lecture "History of African-Americans inQueens" by Jeff Gottlieb, President, CentralQueens Historical Association; meet at CentralLibrary Auditorium, 89-11 MerrickBlvd., Jamaica; tel. 990-0700.

Mar. 11th,Saturday, 1 p.m. Slide show and lecture "Slavery, Abolitionism and the Underground Railroad on Long Island."Meet at Flushing Library Auditorium, 41-17 Main St., Flushing; tel. 661-1200.

Mar. 18th, Saturday, 1 p.m. Slide show and lecture on the "Vanderbilt" (or Long Island)Motor Parkway byBob Miller; meet at Central Library Auditorium, 89-11 MerrickBlvd., Jamaica; tel. 990-0700.

Mar. 19th, Sunday, 1 p.m., Fort Totten walking tour with Jack Fein; tel. 352-0180.

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