*Thursday, May 11th,
9:30 a.m., Community Board 1 cabinet meeting; meet at Kaufman Astoria Studios, 34-12 36thSt., Astoria; 786-3335.
*1 p.m., AARPRichmond Hill Chapter 1762, new member drive; meet at Church of the Resurrection, 86-09 118th St., Kew Gardens; 969-8813.
*6:30 p.m., Queens CountyChapter of the InternationalAssociation of Administrative Professionals; meet at Donovan’s of Bayside. For information or reservations, call Irene Bedell at 767-2600.
*7:30 p.m., United 40s Civic Association; meet at St.Teresa’s Parish, 50-20 45thSt.; 392-1510.
*7:45 p.m., Dutch Kills Civic Association; meet at St. Patrick’s School, 38-37 28th St, Long Island City; 729-0373.
*7:45 p.m., Juniper Park Civic Association; meet at Our Lady of Hope School, Eliot Avenue and 72st Street, Middle Village; 651-5865.
*Sunday, May 14th,
9:30 a.m., Jewish War Veterans, KewForest-Woodside-Irwin Loitz Post 250; meet at the Rego Park Jewish Center, 97-30 Queens Blvd.; AX7-7711.
*Monday, May 15th,
5:30 p.m., BoroughBoard meeting, Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens; 286-2640.
*Tuesday, May 16th,
9:30 a.m., Borough Cabinet meeting,Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens: 286-2640.
*7 p.m., CommunityBoard 1; meet at Astoria World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd.; 786-3335.
*8 p.m., Queens Mineral Society; meet at Queens College, New Science Building Room D235, Flushing; 544-5059, 728-0648.
*8 p.m. 115th Precinct CommunityCouncil, 92-15 Northern Blvd., Jackson Heights; 533-2010/2011.
*8 p.m. Conservative Party of Queens County; meet at the American Legion Continental Post 1424, 107-15 Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills; 474-3826.
*Wednesday, May 17th,
10:30 a.m., Land Use Hearings, BoroughHall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens; 286-2640.
*7:30 p.m., COP 104: meet at Knights of Columbus Hall, 79-01 Myrtle Ave., Glendale; 894-0962.
*7:30 p.m., 112th Precinct Community Council, 68-40 Austin St.; 520-9321.
*8 p.m, 110th Precinct Community Council; meet at Elmhurst Hospital, 79-01 Broadway; 476-9309/9310.
*Thursday, May 18th,
7:30 p.m., Kew Gardens Hills Civic Association; meet at the Jewish Center of Kew Gardens Hills, 71-25 Main St; 263-1760.
*7:30 p.m., Community Board 3; meet at I.S. 227, 32-02 Junction Blvd.,East Elmhurst; 458-2707
*8 p.m., Conservative Party of Queens County; meet at American Legion Continental Post 1424, 107-15 Metropolitan Ave; 474-3826.
*8:30 p.m., Queens County Line and Eleanor Roosevelt Democrats; meet at Temple Sholom, 263-10 Union Tpke., Glen Oaks; 343-6779.
*8:30 p.m., School Board 26; meet at M.S. 74, 61-15 Oceania St., Bayside; 631-6900.
*May 10th, 17th, 24th and 31st, Wild Wednesdays Open Mike for Poets and Musicians at New World Coffee, 107-24 Continental Ave.,Forest Hills, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
*May 12th and 13th, Phoenix Players presents "The Taming of the Shrew" at the Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14th Rd., College Point. For tickets or information, call 381-5534.
*May 12th, Maynard Ferguson and his Big Bop Nouveau Band, Forest Hills High School, 8 p.m., 67-01 110th St.For information, call 268-3137.
*May 13th, 21st and 27th, Italian Charities of America dances. For information, call 478-3100.
*May 13th and 14th, The Minstrel Players at the IsraelCommunity Center present "The Man Who Came To Dinner."Call (631) 754-4246 for tickets, information and directions to the theater.
*May 13th, 19th to 21st, 27th, 8 p.m. Country and Western Dances and dude ranch weekend, Glendale Memorial Building, 72-02 Myrtle Ave., call 763-4328 for details.
*May 13th, 7:30 p.m., Queens Pride House cocktail cabaret party, Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202. For more information, call 204-1030.
*May 13th, 2 p.m., FedericoFellini’s "Amarcord" and on May 27th, 2 p.m. Comparison of the Italian and Italian-American Theater, Maspeth Branch Library, 69-70 Grand Ave.
*May 15th, 6:30 to 11:30 p.m., Fiesta Thalia 2000 and 10th Annual Thalia Awards; Copacabana, Manhattan. Call for tickets and information 729-3880.
*Flushing Town Hall:
May 13th, Symposium, exploring Mary Lou Williams’ place in jazz history.
*New YorkHall of Science:
The World of Jacques Yves Cousteau film series: May 14th, Whales, Tragedy of the Red Salmon and The Legend of Lake Titicaca.
Call the museum for June films, running times, and admission at 699-0005 or visit their web site at www.nyhallsci.org.
*May 14th, 2 p.m., New York YouthSymphony presents Spears, Mozart and Stravinsky, Queens College, Colden Center, Kissena Boulevard and Horace Harding Expressway. For tickets and information, call (212) 581-5933.
May 18th, 6:30 p.m., immigrant history of Queens in an 8-foot x 16-foot mural, Rosenthal Library. For more information, call 997-5590.
*Queens Theatre InThe Park:
May 10th, 2:30 p.m., "Second Chance," a one-act, comedy-drama in the Park’s Studio Theatre.
For tickets and information, call 760-0064.
Items Of Community
*Choosing and Buying Your First PersonalComputer, Kew Gardens CommunityCenter, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202, May 10th, 1 to 4 p.m.; 268-5960.
*Fourth Annual Queens High Schools Conflict Resolution Conference, St. John’s University, Marillac Hall, Jamaica,May 12th, 9 a.m. Contact Donna Finn at 281-7500.
*Green Branches CommunityGardening Workshop, May 13th, 4 p.m., Woodhaven Branch Library, 85-41 Forest Pkwy, 757-0915.
*Spring Tree Walk, Roosevelt Island, May 13th, 10 a.m.
*Mother’s Day March on Washington, DC, May 14th. Call Denise Palermo at 318-4627 for information.
*Forest Hills Volunteer Ambulance Corps needs blood donors, May 16th, 4 to 9:30 p.m., 92-29 Metropolitan Ave.,Forest Hills; 268-6935.
*AARP social meeting, May 17th, 1 p.m., Community United Methodist Church, 81-10 35thAve., Jackson Heights; 457-4799.
*Flushing Jewish CommunityCouncil citizen workshop and senior ESLclasses, May 17th, 7 p.m., J.H.S. 189 Beacon Center, 144-80 Barclay Ave; 463-0434.
*JacksonHeights Garden Committee meeting, May 17th, 7 p.m., call 651-7745 for information.
*Woodhaven Library book discussion group, Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt, May 17th, 2 p.m., Woodhaven Library, 85-41 Forest Pkwy, 849-4980.
*Master class on world oil crisis at Queens College, May 19th, 9 a.m., Rosenthal Library Auditorium, Room 230. For more information, call 997-5590.
*MetroCard bus will be at the district office of Michael Cohen, May 19th, 1 to 3 p.m., call 729-7828 for information.
*Greater WoodhavenDevelopment Corporation 21st Anniversary Celebration dinner dance, May 19th, 7:30 p.m., call 805-0202 for more information.
Historic Jackson Heights,May 13th, Towers Flea Market, 80th Street and 34thAvenue; 639-0581.
Forest Hills 63rd Drive Festival, May 13th, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., on 63rd Drive from Queens Boulevard to AldertonAvenue.
Golf outing. Alumni fromMater Christi and St. John’s Prep are invited to the Third AnnualGolf Outing, May 18th, North Hempstead Country Club. Contact the alumni office at 721-7200, ext. 287.
Around The Borough
Greek Cultural Center; Actor’s Workshop of Queens; GreekFolk Dance Classes and Independent Film Showcase 2000, 27-18 Hoyt Ave., South, Astoria; 726-7329
Kew Gardens Community Center: Art History in Slides; Arty Mondays; Bridge and Chess Classes; First Wednesdays: Tenant Tips housing clinics for renters; college choices options center; Clark Gable festival; Spanish/Italian classes; 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.
St. Joan of Arc School Third Annual Walk-4-Education, May 12th, 9 a.m., 35-27 82nd St., Jackson Heights; 639-9020.
Eric Levine’s Children’s Concert, May 13th, 11 a.m. The Renaissance School, Jackson Heights. For more information, call 458-3600
Magnet Schools Fair, May 15th and 16th, 4 to 8 p.m., academic theme programs for public and non-public school pupils who live in Community School District 30; event at I.S. 204, 36-41 28th St., Long Island City. For more information, call Dr.Gus Hatzidimitriou at 777-4600.
"West Side Story," May 18th to 20th, 2 and 7:30 p.m., William Cullen Bryant H.S., 48-10 31st Ave., Long Island City, 721-5404.
Remsen Day Historical Reenactment, May 19th Living History for CommunitySchool District 27, May 20th and 21st open to the general public, Forest Park, 91-37 85th St., Woodhaven. For more information, callFriends of Forest Park, 296-2142.
Briarwood EarlyChildhood grand opening of the center’s infant and toddler program, May 19th, 1 p.m., 139-76 85th Dr.
P.S. 26, Rufus King Elementary School 50th Anniversary, beginning May 22nd, 7:30 p.m., 195-02 69th Ave.,Fresh Meadows; call Dr. Dina Koski, principal for information on the week-long celebration 464-4505.
Queens BotanicalGarden, Just For Kids!Flowers For Mom, ages 3+, May 13th, call 886-3800 for information.
Middle Village Adult Center Flea Market and Cake Sale, May 21st, 11 30 a.m. to 1 p.m., 69-10 75th St.; 894-3441.
Senior Day at Cross Island YMCA, May 31st, begins at 10:30 a.m., 238-10 Hillside Ave., Bellerose; 479-0505.
Things To Do–Places To Go
Alley Pond EnvironmentalCenter
May Adult Programs: A Walk OnThe Wildside, Composting Workshop, Mosquito Prevention, Tree Planting, Watson Reunion, For The Birds! and the Douglaston/Little Neck Memorial Day Parade. For information, call 229-4000 for details.
American Museum of the Moving Image:
May 13th and 14th, "BackTo God’s Country,"
"Something New," "A Sister To Carmen," "The Grub Stake," and "All About My Mother."
For tickets and information, call AMMI at 784-0077.
Greater Ridgewood HistoricalSociety
May 13th, noon to 4 p.m. Self-guided tours of the Onderdonk House.
Now to Sept. 30th, Children’s Garden, four seasons of outdoor adventures for ages five to 14.
May 20th, noon, family garden tour.
Call 886-3800 for more information.
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.
Bellerose YMCA, 479-0505.Physical fitness evaluation, by appointment, call Andrea Eder at ext. 126.
Central Queens YM&YWHA, 268-5011. Sociable Singles The New Jewish Professional’s Group for 33 to 55 year olds: May 16th, Numerology; June 6th, Sexuality; June 20th,FindYourBashert.com.
Cross Island YMCA, 479-0505. Jr. Knicks Awards Ceremony and BBQ, May 7th, 2 to 5 p.m., guest speakers Senator Frank Padavan and Councilmember SheldonLeffler.
Flushing YMCA, 961-6880.YouthBuild Program, ages 17 to21. High school dropouts, low-income and NYCHA residents are urged to apply, begins September 2000. For more information or to receive an application call the Y, ext. 142 or 149.
Jamaica YMCA, 658-7233.Eighth AnnualJamaica 5KRun/3K Walk, May 20th, 9 a.m. rain or shine, start/finish at 150th Street and 90th Avenue, fee $15 before May 13th, proceeds benefit the Youth Summer Camp Fund.
Long Island City YMCA, 392-7932. Twelfth Annual Invitational Summer BasketballLeague for boys and girls. For information, call 392-4527 or 392-7932, ext. 239.
May 13th, 10 a.m. Basic Investment Strategies lecture. Seats are limited. To register call Micki Ortiz at 937-0009.