Jan. 16th and 17th, 7 p.m., NYS Dept. of Transportation highway/street reconstruction notifications meetings; 16th, Lexington School for the Deaf, 75th Street and 30th Avenue; 17th White Castle District Headquarters, 69-01 34th Ave.
Jan. 17th, 8 p.m., 110th Precinct Community Council; meet at Elmhurst Hospital Center, 79-01 Broadway, Room A1-22; 476-9309.
7:30 p.m., 112th Precinct Community Council, 68-40 Austin St.; 520-9321.
Jan. 18th, 6:30 p.m.,, International Association of Administrative Professionals; meet at Donovan’s of Bayside; 767-2600.
Jan. 19th, noon, Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce; meet at Dazie’s Restaurant, 39-41 Queens Blvd.; 482-6053.
Jan. 21st, 2 p.m., P-FLAG Queens Chapter; meet at the Reform Temple of Forest Hills, 71-11 112th St., Forest Hills; 271-6663.
Jan. 22nd, 7:30 p.m., Queens Civic Congress forum; meet at the College of Aeronautics, 86-01 23rd Ave., East Elmhurst; 429-6600, ext. 179.
Jan. 23rd, 6 p.m., MTA public hearing; meet at Long Island City H.S., 14-30 Broadway; (212) 878-7483 or www.mta.nyc.ny.us.
Jan. 25th, 7:30 p.m., Community School Board 24 calendar meeting, 8000 Cooper Ave., Glendale.
8:30 p.m., Community School Board 26 working session; meet at M.S. 158, 61-15 Oceania St., Bayside.
Jan. 31st, 1 p.m., Woodhaven Cultural and Historical Society; meet at Emanuel United Church of Christ, 91st Avenue and Woodhaven Boulevard; 846-1907.
8 p.m., Richmond Hill Block Association, 110-08 Jamaica Ave.; 849-3759.
Feb. 1st, 5:30 p.m., Queens Library administrative committee meeting, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica; 990-0700.
Fairs, Fleas & Festivals
Jan. 20th, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Flea market and cake sale at the Italian Charities of American, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 478-3100.
Items of Community Interest
Jan 10th and 12th, NYC Police Department free registration program for bicycles or scooters, 114th Police Precinct, 34-16 Astoria Blvd.; 626-9324.
Jan. 11th, Queens Borough Chamber of Commerce annual governmental reception; Terrace On The Park Restaurant; 898-8500.
Jan. 12th, Partners for Prevention 17th annual citywide school-based drug and alcohol conference; St. John’s University, Union Turnpike, Jamaica; 777-4610.
Jan. 22nd and Feb. 12th, Queens Toastmaster Club; Queensborough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., lower level; (212) 687-4159, ext. 17.
Jan. 17th, St. John’s University center of Asian studies lecture; 990-1526.
Jan. 22nd, Queens Mineral Society meeting; Queens College, New Science Building, Room D235; 544-5059.
Jan. 30th, Ben’s NY Kosher Restaurant charity matzo ball eating contest; 209 W. 38th St., New York; (212) 398-BENS. Qualifying event Jan. 9th at Ben’s, Bayside.
Jan. 10th, 11th, 13th, Italian Charities of America Italian lessons, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 478-3100.
Jan. 30th, State of the Borough Address, Queens Theatre in the Park, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.
Arts & Entertainment
Jan. 13th, 20th and 27th, New York Metropolitan Country Music Association dances; Glendale Memorial Building, 72-02 Myrtle Ave; 763-4328 or www.nymca.org.
Jan. 13th, 14th and 27th, Italian Charities of America dances, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 478-3100.
Jan. 15th, Oratorio Society of Queens weekly rehearsals for Spring 2001; Bulova Corporate Center, 75-20 Astoria Blvd., Jackson Heights; 460-0726.
Jan 28th, Con Brio Ensemble twilight concert; Church in the Gardens, 50 Ascan Ave., Forest Hills; 459-1277.
American Museum of the Moving Image
Jan. 13th, The Lifetime Series: A Liv Ullmann Retrospective, "Shame (Skammen)" and "The Passion Of Anna (En Passion)"; Jan. 14th, "Scenes From A Marriage (Scener Ur Ett Äktenskap)" and "The Hour Of The Wolf (Vargtimmen)"; Jan. 20th, "Sophie (Sofie)" and "Scenes From A Life"; Jan. 21st, "Faithless (Trolösa)"; Jan. 27th, "Cries And Whispers (Viskningar Och Rop)" and "The Emigrants (Utvandrarna)"; Jan. 28th, "Private Confessions (Enskilda Samtal)" and "Kristin Lavransdatter." For information, call 784-0077.
LaGuardia Community College
Jan. 29th, poetry round table and open mike. For more information, call 482-5060.
Jan. 28th, Chinese New Year celebration, Colden Center; Feb. 4th, Kids Classics II and Feb. 18th, "Beauty and the Beast." For more information, call 544-2996
Queensborough Community College
To Jan. 15th, "Andy Miller" paintings. For more information, call 631-6327.
Queens Theatre In The Park
Jan. 12th, 13th and 14th "Comedy of Errors"; Jan. 27th and 28th, "The Snow Queen"; Feb. 2nd and 3rd Theatre Sports; Feb. 24th and 25th, "James and the Giant Peach"; Mar. 3rd and 4th, Jazz Dance; Mar. 8th, Latino Women in the Arts; Mar. 9th, Sam Harris; Mar. 10th, Imago Theatre; Mar. 11th, Pat Cooper; Mar. 16th to 25th, "Wit" and Queens Black Cultural Series "From the Mississippi Delta" and Mar. 24th, Animal Tales and Dinosaur Scales. For information, call 760-0064.
Apr. 7th. Mary Louis Academy, Jamaica Estates, is having their reunion for class years ending in ones and sixes. For more information, call Sister Joan Killen at 297-2120.
May 19th. If you were born between 1955 and 1960 in Woodside a major reunion is being planned. For information contact Bill Higgins (800) 691-6002 or e-mail WoodsideReunion@aol.com.
Jan. 12th. Long Island City H.S. 20th Annual Invitational Gymnastics Tournament, advertising needed. For more information, call 545-7095.
Jan. 24th. P.S. 166 career day. Contact Rosa Gitlitz at 786-6406.
Jan. 26th. Monsignor McClancy H.S. first annual alumni basketball game for grads from the 60s to 90s. For more information, call 397-9343.
Feb. 16th. Community School District 30 is accepting nominations for the district’s gifted program for the fall of 2001. For information, call Sharon Becker, gifted program coordinator at 777-4734.
The Mary Louis Academy, Jamaica Estates is look for alumna who have not been receiving mailings or information regarding the school. Contact the Development Office at 297-2120 or e-mail MaryLouisAcademy@aol.com.
"You’ve Gotta Have Park"
For information on events at any of the New York City Dept. of Parks & Recreation facilities, call (888) NY-PARKS.
Alley Pond Environmental Center
Jan. 11th, 18th, 25th and Feb. 1st and 8th, Diane Lieberman’s watercolor classes; Jan. 13th, Larry Plotnick’s Queens County Birding Club winter bird walk and Mark Freilich’s astronomy class; Jan. 27th, Bill Nieter’s beginners walking tour and Feb. 16th 2001 star party.
APEC has many programs for early childhood development as well as for weekends and after school—adults are welcome too. Sign up today. For more information, call 229-4000.
Jan. 10th, opening reception; and Jan. 11th to 30th showing. Artist Jonathan Lev oils and triptychs "Forest Park Carousel Studies and Reflections"; Oak Ridge, 2nd floor. For more information, call 235-4151 or visit www.nycparks.org.
Queens Botanical Garden
Kids Programs: Jan. 21st, letters to Martin Luther King, Jr.; Feb. 11th, Valentine’s day message mobiles; Feb. 25th, woven cards family workshop; Mar. 11th, celebrating mother nature; Mar. 25th, bird watching bonanza. Winter Talks: Feb. 10th, worm collecting and Mar. 4th, battling the beetle. Special course: Mar. 6th to May 15th, master composter certification course. Adult Education: Mar. 10th, vermicomposting; Mar. 13th, flower creations; Mar. 15th and 17th, spruce up your garden for spring; Mar. 20th, natural lawn care and Mar. 27th, wedding flowers; Apr. 19th, unusual house plants; May 3rd, starting from seed and May 17th, basket arrangements. For information, call 699-0005
Queens County Farm Museum
Jan. 22nd, registration for children’s winter workshops and Jan. 27th, fireside concert by the Goliard Ensemble. For information, call 347-3276.