2001-04-04 / Community Calendar

Community Meetings

Apr. 5, 5:30 p.m., Administrative Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Queens Borough Public Library, formal conference room, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica; 990-0700.

7 p.m., Community Board 2; meet at Sunnyside Senior Center, 43-31 39th St., 2nd floor; 533-8773.

7:30 p.m., United Community Civic Association community meeting; Augustana Lutheran Church Hall, 69-05 Ditmars Blvd., Astoria Heights; 932-5415.

8 p.m., Community School District 26, special public meeting; M.S. 74, 61-15 Oceania St., Bayside; 631-6981.

Apr. 9, 7 p.m., sharp, Community Board 7; meet at Union Plaza Nursing Home, 33-23 Union St., Flushing; 359-2800.

7:30 p.m., Middle Village Property Owners/Residents Association; meet at St. Margaret’s Parish Hall, 79th Street and Juniper Valley Road; 894-4114.

8 p.m., VFW, Whitestone Community Post 4787, 19-12 149th St.; 746-0540.

Apr. 10, 7:30 p.m., Astoria, Ditmars Homeowners and Tenants Civic Association, 45-09 Ditmars Blvd.; 721-3690.

8 p.m., Forest Hills Community and Civic Association; American Legion Hall, 107-15 Metropolitan Ave.

Apr. 11, 7 to 9 p.m., Civilian Complaint Review Board Town Hall meeting, York College. For information, call (212) 341-9677.

8:15 p.m., North Queens Homeowners Civic Association; Lexington Center, 30th Avenue and 75th Street.

Apr. 12, 9:30 a.m., Community Board Cabinet 1; meet at Kaufman-Astoria Studios, 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria; 786-3335.

Apr. 18, noon to 2 p.m., Chamber of Commerce Borough of Queens; meet at Terrace On The Park, 52-11 111th St., Flushing Meadows-Corona Park; 898-8500.

Apr. 18 and 19, 7 to 10 p.m., NYSDEC and NYSDPS; meet at J.H.S. 141, 37-11 21st Ave., Astoria.

Apr. 19, 7 to 9 p.m., Board of Education Queens High Schools Office public hearing; Aviation H.S. Auditorium, 36th Street and Queens Boulevard, Long Island City; 281-7500

7:30 p.m., Community School Board 24, 8000 Cooper Ave., Glendale.

Apr. 23 and 26, 9:30 a.m., New York City Transit and MTA Board meeting, 347 Madison Ave., 5th floor conference room; 694-5127.

Apr. 24, 8 p.m., 107th Precinct Community Council, 71-01 Parsons Blvd., Flushing.

Apr. 25, 7 p.m. Community Board 2; Knights of Columbus, 49-18 Queens Blvd., Woodside; 533-8773.

Apr. 26, 7:30 p.m., Community School District 26; M.S. 74 Auditorium, 61-15 Oceania St., Bayside; 631-6981.

Apr. 30, Monday, 7:30 p.m., Queensboro Houses Association; Community Methodist Church, 35th Avenue and 81st Street, Jackson Heights.

8 p.m. Woodhaven B.I.D.; LeCordon Bleu Caterers, 96-01 Jamaica Ave.; 805-0760.

Items of Community Interest

Apr. 4, St. Vincent's Catholic Medical Centers-St. John’s Queens heart support group, St. John’s, 90-02 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst.

Apr. 4, St. John’s University Criminal Justice Awards, Marillac Terrace, Queens Campus, 8000 Utopia Pkwy., Jamaica; 990-6035.

Apr. 5, Elmjack Little League honors former LaGuardia Airport General Manager Tim Pierce, Elmjack Little League Baseball Complex, 19th Road and 79th Street; 932-6627.

Apr. 7, Federation of Hellenic Societies Exodus of Messollonghi parade, meet at 23rd Avenue and 27th Street, 7 p.m.

Apr. 8, New York Shell Club, 11 A.M., seashell sale and auction; Broadway Dance Studio, 31-08 Broadway, Astoria.

Apr. 9, Apr. 23, May 14, Queens Toastmasters Club; meet at Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., lower level; (212) 687-4159, ext. 17.

Apr. 11 and 20, Walk the Walk crime victim awareness month, 25-09 38th Ave., Long Island City; 433-0800.

Apr. 15, deadline for Eastern Queens Democratic Club 24th Assembly District Part B essay contest, "Share your ideas… ," contest open to high school seniors from Cardozo H.S., Francis Lewis H.S., Bayside H.S. and Martin Van Buren H.S. who plan to attend college, for information, call Dr. Murray Roseman, 468-8105.

Apr. 16, Queens Mineral Society talk on New York’s hurricane history the "Island That Time Forgot," Queens College, New Science Building, Room D235; 347-6839.

Apr. 18, New York City Transit Riders bus forum, Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., room 213; (212) 878-7077 OR (212) 878-7424.

Apr. 25, Con Edison to give away 3,000 Yankee tickets; Yankee Stadium. For information, call Carl Lee, 275-5840.

Apr. 28, Veterans Information Day; Lost Battalion Hall, 93-29 Queens Blvd., Rego Park; 465-2745.

Apr. 29, Federation of Italian-American Organizations of Queens citizenship/voter registration drive; meet at St. Luke’s School Auditorium, Whitestone; 961-5550, 204-2444 or 746-6269.

Now to June 16, the Latin American Cultural Center of Queens cultural bridges program for students between eight and 16, 93-11 34th Ave., Jackson Heights. For information, call 261-7664.

Arts & Entertainment

To Apr. 8, The Theater Company of Greek Cultural Center presents "Cards and Dice on a Red Background" in Greek, Greek Cultural Center, 27-18 Hoyt Ave., South, Astoria; 726-7329.

Apr. 9, Latin American Cultural Center of Queens "Introduction to Music" free program begins at A.R.R.O.W. Community Center, Astoria. For information, call 261-7664.

Apr. 19, May 3, 17, Open Mike Night; Starbucks, 41-02 Main St., Flushing.

May 18 to 20, Queens Council on the Arts Technical Assistance Workshop, seeking performance artists now for the Art Frenzy festival. For more information, call 647-3377.

American Museum of the Moving Image

Apr. 6, Greek Cinema Showcase, "Four Seasons of the Law," Ted Demme’s, "Blow," "New Line, 2001"; Apr. 7 , Composing for Film, Philip Glass’ "Mishima: A Life In Four Chapters" and "Kundun"; Apr. 8, "Spellbound"; Apr. 14, Composing for Film, chamber concert by the American Composers Orchestra and "Altered States"; Apr. 15, Composing for Film, Carter Burwell and Skip Lievsay’s "Barton Fink," Dialog with Paul Chihara Working with Sidney Lumet; Apr. 21, Composing for Film, David Raksin’s "Laura" and "The Bad and the Beautiful"; Apr. 22, Student Academy Awards; Apr. 28, Jean-Luc Godard’s "Pierrot le Fou"and on Apr. 29, Constance Rosenbloom’s "A Woman Of Paris" and "Pierrot le Fou." For information, call 784-4520.

Black Cultural Arts Series

Apr. 7 and 8, "Street Sounds," Queens Theatre in the Park; 760-0064; May 18, "An evening of Rockin’ Soul," Queens College, Colden Center; 793-8080; May 19, "Ghetto Punch," Jamaica Center for Arts; 658-7400 and May 20; Queens Theatre in the Park; 760-0064.

Flushing Town Hall

Apr. 6, "Tribal Legacy" and "Roots of Africa" Tabou Combo; Apr. 20, Kim Clarke & The Inner Circle Quartet and "Music Magic" the Weldon Irvine Quartet; May 11, The Carol Sudhalter Quartet and "Satchmo" Remembering the Life and Music of Louis Armstrong. For information, call 463-7700, ext. 222.

LaGuardia Community College

Apr. 21 "City That Drinks The Mountain Sky" and Apr. 27, Goliard Barbershop Quartet For more information, call 482-5151.

Queensborough Community College

Apr. 4, "Jazz, Poetry and 20th Century Romanian History" and "The Jade String Trio"; Apr. 14, "Crazy For You" and Apr. 27 and 28, "Romeo & Juliet." For information, call the college.

Queens College

Apr. 25 to 28, Thornton Wilder plays, "Infancy, Childhood and Youth," "Our Town" and "Skin of Our Teeth" For information, call 997-3075.

Queens Museum of Art

Apr. 5, first Thursday and "The USA, 19th Century"; Apr. 6, Movies and Human Psychology IV and Bertolini’s "The Conformist"; Apr. 7 guided tour of the Panorama; Apr. 8, family workshop; Apr. 10, "Heart of Glass and workshop; Apr. 11, "Gio Ponti: A Metaphysical World" and workshop; Apr. 12, guided tour of the Panorama and workshop; Apr. 14, guided tour of the Panorama; Apr. 15, family workshop; Apr. 18, Young Artists’ series; Apr. 19. "Edgar Degas and France, late 19th Century; Apr. 20, Movies and Human Psychology IV; Apr. 21, "Winnie the Pooh & Some Bees" and guided tour of the Panorama; Apr. 22. family workshop; Apr. 25, Young Artists’ Series; Apr. 26 "Scandinavia, late 29th early 20th Century; Apr. 27, Movies and Human Psychology IV, Apr. 28, guided tour of the Panorama and Apr. 29, Magic show and family workshop. For information, call 592-9700.

Queens Theatre In The Park

Apr.7, "Meet the Orchestra!"; Apr. 13, "The Music of Jerry Herman" with Lee Roy Reams; Apr. 15, Miri Ben–Ari Jazz Quartet; Apr. 22, The Magic & Illusion of John Pizzi & Company; Apr. 27, Ballet Hispanico; Apr. 29, Ballet Hispanico; May 4, Donna McKechnie; May 5, Bobbie Sanabria & Quartero Aché! and May 11, 12, 13, 16, 17, 19 and 20 "The Last Night of Ballyhoo". For information, call 760-0064.

Queens Symphony Orchestra

Apr. 29, Avi Albrecht and Dudu Fisher celebrate Israel Independence Day in partnership with The Israel Humanitarian Foundation, call 786-8880 or 793-8080 for tickets.

Thalia Spanish Theatre

Apr. 13 to May 20 "La Gran Via/Broadway" zarzuela and American musical theater; 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside; 729-3880.


Apr. 7, 14, 28. New York Metropolitan Country Music Association dance; Glendale Memorial Building, 72-02 Myrtle Ave; 763-4328 or visit the Web site at www.nymcma.org.

Apr. 7, 21, 29, Italian Charities of America, Saturday and Sunday dances (Sunday with instruction), 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 478-3100.

Apr. 18. The Samaritan Foundation Annual Spring Benefit Ball, dinner and silent auction; New York Hilton Hotel, 1335 Avenue of the Americas, Manhattan. Reservations are required by Apr. 4, call 206-2000, ext. 203.

Apr. 25, Queens Symphony Orchestra, Symphony Blast! 2001 Dinner Dance, Terrace On The Park, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. Call 786-8880 or visit the Web site at 222.queenssymphony.org.

May 22, and June 26, 107th Precinct Community Council dance/dinner dance, time and place to be announced.

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