2000-04-05 / Community Calendar

Calendar

of Events

Community Meetings

Sunday, Apr. 9th,

9:30 a.m., JewishWar Veterans-Kew-Forest-Woodside-Loitz Post 250, open meeting, general public welcome; meet at Rego Park Jewish Center, 97-30 Queens Blvd.; 275-3690.

Monday, Apr. 10th,

7 p.m., CommunityBoard 7; meet at Union Plaza Nursing Home, 33-23 UnionSt.; 359-2800.

*7:30 p.m., Middle Village Property Owners Association; meet at St. Margaret’s, parish hall, 79th Street and Juniper Valley Road; 326-3998.

*7:30 p.m., Greater Astoria Historical Society lecture series; meet at Quinn’s Gallery, 35-20 Broadway; 278-0700.

*Tuesday, Apr. 11th,

noon, Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce meeting; meet at Dazies Restaurant, 39-41 Queens Blvd; 784-5426.

*7:30 p.m., Astoria-Ditmars Homeowners Association, 45-09 Ditmars Blvd.; 721-3690.

*7:45 p.m., CommunityBoard 9, QueensboroughHall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., room 213, Kew Gardens; 286-2686.

*8 p.m., Forest Hills Community and Civic Association meeting; meet at American Legion Hall, 107-15 Metropolitan Ave.; 263-7636.

*8:30 p.m., School Board 30; NOTEMEETING ADDRESS HAS CHANGED TO; P.S. 171, 14-14 29th Ave; 777-4680.

*Wednesday, Apr. 12th,

noon, Queens Chamber of Commerce, 88th annual meeting and luncheon, installation of officers., Crowne Plaza LaGuardia, 104-04 Ditmars Blvd., E.Elmhurst; 898-8500.

*7:30 p.m., CommunityBoard 5 meeting; meet at Monsignor Sherman Knights of Columbus Hall, 79-03 Myrtle Ave., Glendale; 366-1834.

*8 p.m., North Queens Homeowners Association; meet at LexingtonSchoolFor The Deaf, 75th Street and 30th Avenue; 426-8837.

*8 p.m., 104th Precinct CommunityCouncil meeting; meet at Covenant Lutheran Church, 60th Lane and Catalpa Avenue; 386-2446 or 386-2441.

*8 p.m., 109th Precinct Community Council, 37-05 Union St., Flushing; 321-2250 or 461-1067.

*Thursday, Apr. 13th,

9:30 a.m., Community Board 1 cabinet meeting, Kaufman Astoria Studios, 36th Street and 35th Avenue; 786-3335.

*7:30 p.m., School Board 24 meeting, District Office, 8000 Cooper Ave., Glendale; 417-2694.

*7:30 p.m., Community Board 3 meeting; meet at I.S. 227, 32-02 Junction Blvd., East Elmhurst; 458-2707.

*7:30 p.m., United 40s Civic Association meeting; meet at St.Teresa’s Parish, rectory basement, 50-20 45thSt.; 392-1510

*7:30 p.m., Coalition Helping Organize a Kleaner Environment community meeting; meet at Queensview, 21-15 34th Ave., community room, building 14, , LIC; 278-0919.

*7:30 p.m., United Nations Association Queens Chapter; event meets at Queens Borough hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., room 323; 319-6712.

*7:45 p.m., Dutch Kills Civic Association; meet at St. Patrick’s School, 38-37 28th St; 729-0373.

*8 p.m., JFKDemocratic Club of Queens County meeting, Aurora Concept basement, 78-31 Parsons Blvd., Flushing; 793-2255.

*8:30 p.m., School Board 26; meet at M.S. 74, 61-15 Oceania St., Bayside; 631-6900.

Monday, Apr. 17th,

8 p.m., Queens MineralSociety meeting on the Oakland Lake in Alley Pond Park project, Queens College, New Science Building, room D235; 544-5059 or 728-0648.

Queens Theatre In The Park...

 

...presents Michael Taubenslag Productions’ Pocahontas as part of the Independence Community Savings Bank Children’s Series on Sat., Apr. 15th at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

 

Arts &Entertainment

*Queens Theatre InThe Park; CulturalArts Series:

"Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh", Apr. 5th to 9th, call 760-0064 for information.

AnEvening withNancyWilson, Apr. 8th, 8 p.m, call 793-8080 for information.

Taubenslag Productions "Pocahontas," Apr. 15th, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., call 760-0064 for information.

Ghetto Punch, Apr. 15th and Women of the Calabash, Apr. 16th,2 p.m., call 760-0064 for information.

*Queens Symphony Orchestra;Symphony Blast 2000 gala dinner dance, Apr, 5th, Terrace OnThe Park, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, call 786-8880 for information.

*The Legacy of the Nuremberg Trials, Apr. 5th, 6:30 p.m., The Museum of Television and Radio, 25 W. 42nd St., Manhattan, call (212) 596-6422.

*American Museum of the Moving Image, special preview screening of Mike Figgis’ new film "Time Code," Apr. 7th, 7 p.m. Call 784-4520 to purchase tickets.

*Greek Cultural Center presents 2,500 years of Greek music, Apr. 8th, 7:30 p.m. and Poetry of the Diaspora, Apr. 9th, 4 p.m., 2718 Hoyt Ave., South, Astoria; 726-7329.

*New YorkMetro Country Music Association; Country and western dances, Apr. 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, May 13th, call for information; 763-4328.

*Italian Charities of America; Dances, Apr. 9th, 3 to 8 p.m. and Apr. 15th, 29th, 8 p.m. to midnight For information, call 478-3100.

*Yankee Doodle circus comes to town, Apr. 9th, 2 and 4:30 p.m., LexingtonSchool for the Deaf, Gym, 75thStreet and 30thAvenue; 388-1890 (day) (516) 593-5540 (eve.)

*Kew Gardens CommunityCenter presents the only piano and choral performance by the ensemble in 2000, Apr. 9th, piano room, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., call 592-5757 for information.

*Barnes & Noble presents "Mark Green’s Guide to Coping inNew York City:Essential Information on How to Beat the Bureaucracy," Apr. 11th, 7:30 p.m., 70-00 Austin St., Forest Hills, call 793-1395 for information.

*Queens Museum of Art; African American Extravaganza, Apr. 9th, 1 to 5 p.m. and opening reception of Joan Linder’s paintings, Apr. 11th to Jun. 23rd, 5 to 7 p.m., Bulova Corporate Center Gallery located in Jackson Height. For information, call 4592-9700.

*Flushing Town Hall;

"In Her Own Right:The Life and Times of Mary LouWilliams,Apr. 13 to July 30.

Jazz concert, Apr. 14th, 8 p.m. GeriAllen, piano and Jazz Mobile All-Stars opening act and late jazz jam.

Film "Music on my Mind" documentary on the life of Mary Lou Williams, Apr. 15th, call 463-7700 for additional information.

Queens Jazz Trail, Apr. 15th, tours are set for two Saturdays a month through June.

*Andrea Davis Pinkney Reading, Apr. 14th, 2 p.m., Jacob Riis Settlement House, 10-25 41st Ave., LIC. For information, call 784-7447, ext. 149.

*Ghetto Punch, Apr. 15th, 2 p.m., Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, for information, call 658-7400.x

College Functions

*Queensborough CommunityCollege;

Now to Apr. 15th, portraits of women, Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 222-05 56th Avenue, Bayside, for information call 631-6396.

*Now to Apr. 30th, American Medallic Sculpture Association "AMSA2000," exhibit, Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the QCCArt Gallery, call the school for additional information.

Apr. 5th, pianist David Holzman, 2:15 p.m.; lecture "Art of OrientalMedicine," 2 to 4 p.m.

Apr. 7th, 8th, 9th, 12th, 14th and 15th, "Godspell", call for performance times and tickets.

Apr. 12th, Asian Cultural Festival, 2 to 4 p.m., chamber concert from the Long Island String Quartet at 2:15 p.m.

For tickets, times, additional information, call 631-5327.

*Queens College;

Apr. 5th, lecture on the Art of Oriental Medicine, 2 to 4 p.m.

Apr. 6th to 16th, "Bus Stop."

Apr. 12th, Asian cultural festival, 2 to 4 p.m.

*LaGuardia CommunityCollege;

Apr. 14th, Jazz Jam session, public invited to listen or play. For information, time and directions, call 482-5151.

Items Of Community

Interest

*New YorkTransit Museum, Apr. 5th, 6:30 p.m., presents a free film screening of "InternationalExpress:Ethnic Communities along the IRTNo. 7 Train"; 243-8601.

*New York Transit Museum calendar of events:

The Subway Century; Apr. 5th, Part One, The International Express; Apr. 9th, Part Two, The World of the No. 7 Train; Apr. 15th, Part Three, The Flushing Line. For pricing, times, special programs, upcoming events, general tours and excursions information call 243-8601.

*St.John’s University second Carol Gresser Forum on Issues in Education, Apr. 6th, 7 to 8:30 p.m., 80-00 Utopia Pkwy., Jamaica; 990-1305.

*Marine Corps League Detachment 240 meeting, Apr. 6th, 7:30 p.m.; meet at McKee American Legion Post, 10-20 Clintonville St.,Whitestone; 358-0202.

*Sunnyside Community Services and Home Care Project NationalVolunteer Week dinner dance, Apr. 7th, 4 to 7 p.m., 43-31 39thSt; 784-6173, ext. 101.

*New York Hall of Science Women’s Health lecture series:Apr. 8th, 11 a.m. nutrition and Apr. 12th, 11 a.m. exercise. Film series continues with, "Helen Queen of the Nautch Girls and Margaret Mead on Apr. 2nd; "Miss or Myth"on Apr. 9th; "Women Talking," Apr. 16th, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park; 699-0005.

*Parents Without Partners Queens Chapter 16, meeting Apr. 10th and 27th, 8:15 p.m., Skyline Diner, 271-27 Union Tpke, New Hyde Park; dance Apr. 21st, 9 p.m., Nancy’s Fireside, 255-41 Jamaica Ave., Floral Park; 343-7674.

*New YorkSatsang Society free introductory talk "Past Lives,Dreams, and SoulTravel," Apr. 11th, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., Flushing YMCA, 138-46 NorthernBlvd.; (800) 749-7791, ext. 445.

*Wildlife ConservationSociety Kids to Kritters classes, Summer Wildlife Weeks activities and Gardening for Wildlife/Building for Birds, kids to adults, begins Apr. 14th, call for time and information; 271-1500.

*Long Island City Post 2348 Veterans of Foreign Wars 68th Anniversary Military Ball, Apr. 15th, 7 to 11 p.m. $17 per person, for information, call RA8-6220.

Fleas-Antiques-Bake-Festivals

*Friday, Apr. 7th, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Catherine SheridanSenior Houses, 31-41 23rd St., LIC.

*The Big Apple Depression Glass Club’s 37th Collectible and Antique Show and Sale, Apr. 8th, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Queens CountyFarm Museum "Barn, " 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park; 591-6655.

*Italian Charities of America, flea market/cake sale, Apr. 8th, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 478-3100.

*Bayside Festival, Apr. 8th, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., arts, crafts, food, musicians, vendors, groups, Springfield Boulevard from 64thAvenue to Horace Harding Expressway.

*Richmond Hill Block Association flea market and sale, Apr. 8th, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 110-08 Jamaica Ave.; 849-3759.

Reunions

Monsignor McClancyMemorial H.S. will be hosting reunions for the graduates of 1970, ’75, ‘80, ‘85, ‘90 and ‘95. This event is scheduled for Apr. 8th. For information, contact WallyStampfel, 397-9343 or e-mail at mcclancy@mindspring.com.

Around The Borough

Of Queens

*Census questionnaire assistance center, noon to 4 p.m., Italian Federation, 29-21 21st Ave., Astoria.

*Kew Gardens Community Center: Art History in Slides; Bridge and Chess Classes; First Wednesdays: Tenant Tips housing clinics for renters and college choices Options center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202, for information contact Pat Dolan at 268-2690 or the center at 268-5960.

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

*JacksonHeights Art Club, video teaching sessions Friday afternoons, 2 to 4 p.m., St.Mark’s church, 33-50 82nd St.

It’s Fun To Be At The ‘Y’

Bayside YMCA, 229-5972. Nursery school, summer day campand after school child care programs are available. Call for time, location and costs.

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

World Health Day, Apr. 6th and 8th; Healthy Kids Week, Apr. 8th; Basketball Clinic, ages five to ten+; Dance Workshop, ages five to 12; Cook Easy Food for Children; Active Older Adult Program for Health and Wellness, begins Apr. 10th; Latin dance, Apr. 13th. Call for time, location and costs.

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

Youth Physical Conditioning and Exercise, Apr 5th, ages six to 17, 5 to 7 p.m.; Gymnastics, Apr. 5th; Basketball Clinic, Apr. 8th, ages five to 10+; Dance Workshop, ages five to 12; Cooking Easy Food for Children; Health and Wellness information. Call for time, location and costs.

Senior Moments

AARPChapter 2889 lecture on art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Apr. 5th, 12:30 p.m.; meet at First Presbyterian Church of Newtown, 54-05 Seabury St., Elmhurst; 639-3126.

Selfhelp AustinStreet Senior Center: General Nutrition, Apr. 6th, P.S. 175 fourth grade entertainers, Apr. 7th, 11 a.m. to noon; Passover Seder lunch, Apr. 12th, noon; American Cancer Society, Apr. 13th; Fire Safety Education Program, Apr. 20th; Congressmember Anthony Weiner, Apr. 27th. For additional information, call 520-78197.

Selfhelp Benjamin Rosenthal Senior Center: Variety show and meal, LaMagannete Restaurant, Manhattan, transportation included Apr. 11th; music and songs, Apr.17th; Atlantic City, Apr. 18th. For additional information, call 886-5777 or 463-0234.

Hellenic American Neighborhood Action Committee’s third annual volunteer breakfast honoring HANAC’s senior center volunteers, Apr. 9th, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., The Chian Federation, 44-01 Broadway, Astoria. For additional information, call 961-0344

Jewish War Veterans Kew Forest-Woodside-Irwin Loitz Post 250 meeting, Apr.9th, 9:30 a.m.; meet at the Rego Park JewishCenter, 97-30 Queens Blvd.; AX7-7711.

*Middle Village Adult Center Bunny BirthdayParty with music and dancing, bingo, 50/50 raffle and a meal from juice to dessert, contribution $3, 69-10 75th St.; 894-3441.

Things To Do–Places To Go

Greater Ridgewood HistoricalSociety

Apr. 8th, noon to 4 p.m. Spring Fling, adults $2.

For more information, call 456-1776.

Queens 2000

Apr. 8th, 2 p.m., Kissena ParkTour,Urban Park Rangers. For more information, call 353-2450.

Apr. 9th, 2 p.m. Forest Hills Gardens community tour with Jeffrey Gottlieb. For more information, call 591-0100.

Apr. 15th, 1 p.m. Walking tour of the surviving sections of the Vanderbilt Motor Parkway in AlleyPond and Cunningham Parks. For more information, call 229-4000.

Greater Astoria HistoricalSociety

Apr. 22nd, 2 p.m., Mansions of Old Astoria Village free walking tour. For more information, call 932-7938.

•••••

Return to top

Copyright 1999-2014 The Service Advertising Group, Inc. All rights reserved.