2000-05-31 / Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Community Meetings

*Thursday, June 1st,

7:30 a.m., Southeast Queens concerned neighbors Leafletting Drive to protest JFKAirTrain problems, Rockaway Boulevard and Van Wyck Expressway; Margo Hill, 529-8529.

*7 p.m., Community Board 2, Sunnyside Community Center, 2nd Floor, 43-31 39th St., Sunnyside; 533-8773.

*7:30 p.m., United Commmunity Civic Association, Augustana Lutheran Church, 69-01 Ditmars Blvd.; 932-5415.

*7:30 p.m.,Glendale Property Owners Civic Association, Redeemer Lutheran Church Dining Hall, 69th Plaxce and Cooper Avenue, Glendale; 366-2288.

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

*Monday, June 5th,

8 p.m., Community Board 11, M.S. 158, 46-35 Oceania St., Bayside; 225-1054.

*8 p.m., Jackson Heights Neighborhood Assn., Atonement Lutheran Church, 87th Street and 31st Avenue; (917) 764-6315.

*8:15 p.m., Community School Board 28, P.S. 161, 101-33-124th St., Richmond Hill; 830-5775.

*Tuesday, June 6th,

7:30 p.m. Community Board 4, Joseph Lisa Memorial Center, 51-13 108th St., Corona, 760-3141.

*8 p.m., 111th Precinct Community Council, 111th Precinct, 45-06 215th St., Bayside; 279-52300.

*8 p.m., Astoria Civic Assn., Riccardo’s, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria; 545-5353.

*8 p.m., Liberty Park Homeowners’ Assn., Glendale Reformed Church, 77-11 64th Pl., Glendale; 821-5581.

*Wednesday, June 7th,

6:30 p.m., Frieds of the Ridgewood Library, Ridgewood Library, 20-12 Madison St., Ridgewood; 381-9274, 381-6657.

*7 p.m., Greek-American Homeowners Assn., 23-49 31st St., Astoria, *82-545-8640.

Arts &Entertainment

*May 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.

*June 10th, 11th, 17th and 18th, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Spring Outdoor Art Exhibition and Sale, Jackson Heights Art Club; P.S. 69, 78th Street and 37th Avenue. For more information, call 729-7828.

*Flushing Town Hall:

For tickets and additional information, call 463-7700.

*LaGuardia Community College:

May 31st, 2:30 p.m., "Medea."For tickets and information call 482-5151.

*Queensborough Community College:

Now to June 30th, GeoffreyDorfman oils on canvas "White &Black,"and Luis Betances "Mi Tierra"paintings and drawings, 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside. For more information, call 631-6396.

*Queens Museum of Art:

Now to Oct. 1st, Art At Work:Forty Years of The Chase Manhattan Collection, Flushing Meadows–Corona Park.

First Thursdays, social, June 1st, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Video screening:"Chuck Close:Portrait in Progress," June 4th, 2:30 p.m. and June 11th, 2:30 p.m., "Behind the Scenes withDavid Hockney."

Global Gala, June 5th, 6:30 p.m.

For information and tickets, call 592-9700.

*Queens Theater InThe Park:

Now to June 22, VIEW:A Site-Specific Installation by AmyBay, photographs taken through glass brick. Flushing Meadow-Corona Park. For information, call 760-0064.

Items Of Community


*Queens Lesbian and Gay Pride Committee parade, June 4th. For more information, call 460-4064.

*Bikers Against Breast Cancer Motorcycle Run, Sunday, June 4th, registration, 42-11 Northern Blvd., Long Island City, 10:30 a.m., Michelle Charlesworth, ABC-TVreporter and weekend anchor is Celebrity Road Captain, proceeds donated to Queens Division, American Cancer Society; 263-2224.

*Managing "Business Casual" in Your Workplace workshop, 8:30 a.m.,Wednesday, June 7th, Tuesday, June 20th, Citicorp; call Susan Blandi, LaGuardia Community College Center for Economic Development, 482-5329.

*Forest Hills Players auditions for "Bells Are Ringing," June 7th, 8 p.m. at the Reform Temple of Forest Hills, 71-11 112th St. For more information, call 261-2900.

*Bridge to Life single mothers’ support group meeting, June 11th, 1 p.m. All members must pre-register. For more information, call 225-2211.


June 1st-11th, Millennium Event Environmental Festival, weekdays 5-10 p.m.. weekends noon-10 p.m., Roy wilkins Park, 177th Street and Baisley Boulevard, Jamaica; 276-4630.

Hillcrest Estates Civic Assn. Flea Market and Street Fair, Saturday, June 3rd, Goethals Avenuie from 164th to 166th Streets, Jamaica, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p..m. (rain date June 10th); 380-5435.

Selfhelp Community Services NORCProgram Flea Market, Saturday, June 3rd, Big Six Towers, 60-10 Queens Blvd., Woodside. 10 a.m.; 565-6569.

Sunnyside Gardens Community Assn. Spring Fair, Saturday, June 3rd, Sunnyside Gardens Park, 49th Street and 39th Avenue, 10 a.m.; 672-1555.

Community Board 2 youth Services Planning Committee Youth Arts Festival 2000, 11 a.m., Windmuller Park, 52nd Street and 39th Drive, Woodside; 476-8449.


Francis Lewis H.S. 40th Anniversary Celebration, Sept. 23, 6:30 p.m., auditorium, 58-20 Utopia Pkwy, Fresh Meadows.

Around The Borough

Of Queens

Greek Cultural Center; Actor’s Workshop of Queens; GreekFolk Dance Classes and Independent Film Showcase 2000, 27-18 Hoyt Ave., South, Astoria; 726-7329.

Federation of Italian American Organizations of Queens, Inc., talent showcase, Wednesday evenings in June, July, August, 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. For more information, call 204-2444.

Jazz festival planned. Interested parties submit tapes to Partnership for Parks Astoria Waterfront Program, The Overlook 80-30 Park Ln., Kew Gardens, NY 11415, or call, 278-5331.

Forest Hills Community House, Teens’ Book Club,on Thursdays and meetings for parents or guardians of teens on Wednesdays. For information, call 592-5757.

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.

School Spirit

Global Heritage Fair presented byCommunitySchoolDistrict 30, June 1, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Riccardo’s, 21-01 24thAve.,Astoria. For more information, call the District Office at 777-4687.

Community School District 24 10th annual Drug-Free Youth Day rally, Christ the King H.S., Middle Village; 205-4402.

Monsignor McClancy H.S. summer basketball camp, Aug. 14th, for boys age seven to 15. For more information and registration, call 898-3800.

Senior Moments

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

American Museum of the Moving Image:

June 3rd to 25th, call the museum for film schedule. For tickets and information, call AMMI at 784-0077.

Forest Park:

June 3rd, National Trails Day, yellow trail, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For information, call 235-4100.

Grand reopening weekend, George Seuffert Sr. Bandshell; June 9th, 7 p.m., An Evening of Opera; June 10th, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Children’s Festival and Craft fair, 7 p.m. cocktail party with the New YorkExpress swing dancers, and June 11th, Queens Symphony, 4 p.m., Forest Park Drive off Woodhaven Boulevard. For more information, call 658-8352 or 647-5036.

Greater Ridgewood HistoricalSociety

June 3rd, noon to 4 p.m. Self-guided tours of the Onderdonk House.

June 10th, noon to 4 p.m. Self-guided tours of the Onderdonk House.

June 17th, noon to 4 p.m. Queens Genealogy Workshop meeting.

June 24th, noon to 4 p.m. Strawberry festival.

For information, call 456-1776.

King Manor Museum

June 3rd, 1 p.m., Prospect Cemetery lecture and tour, reservation suggested.

June 10th and 11th, noon to 4 p.m., celebrate Flag Day.

For additional information, call 206-0545.

Queens 2000

June 2nd to 4th, National Trails Day, call the Queens Council on the Arts at 647-3377.

June 10th, Queens Symphony Orchestra, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park; 286-2850.

Queens BotanicalGarden

Now to Sept. 30th, Children’s Garden, four seasons of outdoor adventures for ages five to 14.

June 10th, noon, Bird Tales.

Call 886-3800 for more information.

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