2000-04-05 / Community 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


*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.


*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.


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.


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