Feb. 3, 8 p.m., Jackson Heights Neighborhood Association, Atonement Lutheran Church, 87th Street and 31st Avenue, Jackson Heights.
Feb. 4, 8 p.m., Astoria Civic Association, Riccardo’s by the Bridge, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria; 545-5353.
Feb. 6, 7:30 p.m., United Community Civic Association, Augustana Lutheran Church, 69-05 Ditmars Blvd., Astoria Heights.
Feb. 6, 8 p.m., Dutch Kills Civic Association, St. Patrick’s School Hall, 39-37 28th St., Long Island City; 729-0373.
Feb. 3, 7:30 p.m., Community Board 11, M.S. 158, 46-35 Oceania St., Bayside; 225-1054.
Feb. 4, 7:30 p.m., Community Board 4, Lisa Memorial Center, 51-13 108th St., Corona; 760-3141.
Feb. 6, 7 p.m., Community Board 2, Sunnyside Senior Center, 43-31 39th St., 2nd floor, Sunnyside; 533-8773.
Feb. 10, 7 p.m., Community Board 7, Union Plaza Care Center, 33-23 Union St., Flushing; 359-2800.
Feb. 18, 7 p.m., Community Board 1, Astoria World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd., Astoria; 786-3335.
Feb. 20, 5:45 p.m., Queens Library Board of Trustees, Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica; 990-0705.
Feb. 25, 8 p.m., 108th Precinct Community Council, Nakwon Reformed Church, 41-20 Queens Blvd., Sunnyside.
Feb. 26, Mar. 26, Frank Kenna Republican Club, 23-63 Steinway St., Astoria; 545-1600.
Feb. 6, 7:30 p.m., Community School Board, District 26, Special Public Hearing, M.S. 74 Auditorium, 61-15 Oceania St., Bayside; 631-6981.
Feb. 11, 7 p.m., Community School Board, District 30; P.S. 78 Auditorium, 48-09 Center Blvd., Long Island City; 777-4600.
Feb. 27, 8:30 p.m., Community School Board, District 26, M.S. 74 Auditorium, 61-15 Oceania St., Bayside; 631-6981.
Jan. 30, 7 p.m., Plans for design of Sept. 11 Heroes Garden Memorial in Travers Park, Community United Methodist Church, 81-10 35th Ave., Jackson Heights; (212) 838-9410, ext. 231.
Feb. 19, 9:30 a.m., Queens Borough Cabinet, Crowne Plaza LaGuardia, 104-04 Ditmars Blvd., East Elmhurst; 286-2900.
Items of Community Interest
Jan. 30, LaGuardia Community College, introduction to telecommunications; Feb. 1, Microsoft Access; Feb. 3, networking basics, "How to Become a Notary Public; Feb. 4, import/export certificate program, computer repair; Feb. 8, taxes; Feb. 11, computerized bookkeeping; Feb. 12, on-line Web page design certificate program, real estate course; now through March, computer graphics; Visual Basics programming, 31-10 Thomson Ave., Long Island City; 482-7244 or 482-5125.
Feb. 4, Selfhelp Austin Street Senior Center celebration of the Chinese New Year, 106-06 Queens Blvd., Youth Lounge, Forest Hills; 520-8197.
Feb. 4, Young Lawyers Group of the Queens County Bar Assn. Happy Hour-Social Gathering, Sly Fox Inn, 177-23 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows; 291-4500. Feb 15, Registration deadline for Continuing Legal Education seminar for attorneys new to the practice of criminal law; 291-4500.
Feb. 4, 5, 6, 11, Italian Charities of America Italian classes for children and adult beginners, intermediate and advanced, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 478-3100.
Feb. 10, Parents Without Partners Queens Chapter 16 orientation meeting; Hilltop Diner, 164-02 Union Tpke., Flushing; 343-7674.
Feb 18, 7 p.m., NYSDOT public information meeting on BQE reconstruction, Lexington School for the Deaf, 75th Street and 30th Avenue; Feb. 19, 7 p.m., White Castle Dsitrict headquarters, 69-01 34th Ave.; 424-4157
Feb. 19, 6 p.m., Public hearing on proposed MTA fare and toll increasses and subway token booth closings, Queens Borough Hall Central Jury Room, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens; (212) 878-7483.
Feb. 25, 6:30 p.m., Queens Centers for Progress Evening of Fine Foods, honoring state Sen. Frank Padavan, Terrace on the Park, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park; 380-3000.
Mar. 19-26, Anthropology Museum of the People of New York trip to France. For information, call 428-5650.
Arts & Entertainment
Feb. 8, 22, Bust-A-Gut comedy events for singles 32 to 62; Holliswood Theater, 215-16 82nd Ave., Bayside; 265-6354.
Feb. 21, Parents Without Partners Queens Chapter 16 singles dance; La Bella Vita, 106-09 Rockaway Blvd., Ozone Park; 343-7674.
February-March, Cedar House Gallery "Psychlone" photo exhibit, Cedar House Café, 70-10 Grand Ave., Maspeth; 478-9569.
American Museum of the Moving Image
Film screenings: Jan. 31, Parliament Funkadelic: One Nation Under a Groove; Feb. 1-2, Fistful of Dollars; Feb. 1-16, You Ain’t Heard Nothin’: Hollywood’s Silent Versions and the Dawn of Sound; Feb. 8-9, In a Lonely Place; Feb. 15-16, Loves of a Blonde; Feb. 22-23, Paris, Texas; Feb. 22-Mar. 30, Innovation and Influence: Movies Selected by the New York Film Critics Circle; 35th Avenue at 36th Street, Astoria; 784-0077 or www.ammi.org.
Flushing Town Hall
Feb. 15, Caribbean Winter Carnival; now to Mar. 16, Chinese art and calligraphy in celebration of the Year of the Ram; 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing; 463-7700 or www.flushingtownhall.org.
Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra
Feb. 16, concert, Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd., (516) 785-2532.
Feb. 8, Evening of Fun, Food and Music from Around the World, Steinway Reformed Church, 41st Street and Ditmars Boulevard, Astoria; 728-8927.
LaGuardia Community College
Feb. 5, lunchtime musical concert featuring vocalist and bass player Roy Bennett; Feb. 6, "Art of Race" film festival; Feb. 7, Benny Powell, "Jazz Speaks of Life"; Feb. 21, Bill Jacobs, "Tribute to Weldon Irvine"; Mar. 7, Carol Sudhalter, "Female Musician’s Night"; Mar. 21, Paavo Carey, "Young Lions Play-Off"; Apr. 4, Hill Saunders, "Third Annual Salute to Queens Jazz Greats," Long Island City; 482-5060.
Feb. 13 to May 19, Matisse-Picasso exhibit; 33rd Street at Queens Boulevard, Long Island City; (212) 708-9400.
Kissena Boulevard, Flushing; 793-8080.
Queensborough Community College
Feb. 9, "Lullaby for an Ancient Grandfather," composition by Martin Kutnowski, Music Department faculty, performed at Carnegie Hall, Manhattan; call Carnegie Hall box office.
Queens Museum of Art
Ongoing programs, Flushing Meadows–Corona Park; 592-9700.
Queens Theatre In The Park
Ongoing programs, Flushing Meadows–Corona Park, Flushing, 760-0064.
Thalia Spanish Theatre
Now to Mar. 16, "Life’s Tango/ La Vida Es Tango," 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside; 729-3880.
York College Performing Arts Center
Feb. 4, Feb. 7, Feb. 11, Feb. 15, "The Gem Exchange", 94-45 Guy Brewer Blvd., Jamaica; 262-2000.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Dance
Feb. 1, Feb. 15, Italian Charities of America Saturday Dances, Feb. 9, Feb. 16, Feb. 23, Sunday Dances with Instruction, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 478-3100.
Feb. 13, Little Neck-Douglaston Memorial Day Parade Organization annual dinner dance; Terrace on the Park, Paradise Suite, 52-11 111th St., Corona; 279-3200.
Feb. 15, St. Vartan Armenian School 70th anniversary annual dinner dance; Haik and Alice Kavookjian Auditorium, 630 Second Ave., Manhattan; 739-3885, 263-8050, or 729-7265.
Feb. 28, Little Neck-Douglaston Lions Club dinner-dance, New Hyde Park Inn, 214 Jericho Tpke., New Hyde Park; 229-0173/(917) 312-3043.
April 12, Mary Louis Academy reunion for classes ending in 3’s and 8’s; alumnae of any year who have not been receiving mailings or information; call, 297-2120, e-mail MaryLouisAcademy@aol.com, or log on to the Web site at www.tmla.org.
May 16, Bushwick H.S. 50th year reunion for January and June, 1953 classes. Contact Ellie Guarini, (516) 764-3685, BORIOLE1953@aol.com; or John Maggio, (908) 359-8444, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Summer, Our Lady of Sorrows School, Corona, looking for past graduates/alumni. Forward your current (and maiden) name, address, phone number, e-mail address and year of graduation to OLS c/o Sharkey (Figalora), 320 Jordan Rd., New Milford, NJ 07646.
Looking for 1953 to 2003 graduates, St. Gregory the Great 50th anniversary, Bellerose; 347-3707.
Jan. 30, Feb. 1, 4, 13, 19, 27, Our World Neighborhood Charter School kindergarten through sixth grade admission open house for 2003–2004 school year; 392-3405.
Jan. 30, St. John’s University Vincentian Convocation, Bent Hall Auditorium, 8000 Utopia Pkwy., Jamaica; 990-6185.
Jan. 31, Feb. 5, 6, The Renaissance Charter School open house, 35-59 81st St., Jackson Heights; 803-0060.
Feb. 2, Feb. 3, York College 14th annual African American Read-in Chain, Academic Core Bldg., room 3B04, 94-20 Guy Brewer blvd., Jamaica; 262-2525.
Feb. 8, St. Francis Prep H.S. Fathers’ Guild oldies dance, 6100 Francis Lewis Blvd., Fresh Meadows; 423-8810, ext. 311.
Feb. 15, St. John’s University inaugural winter homecoming, 8000 Utopia Pkwy., Jamaica; 990-1504
Ongoing, Parent Teachers Association, P.S. 112, Cartridges For Kids program; 786-3930 or www.cartridgesforkids.com.
Fleas, Fairs, Fundraisers
Feb. 1, Alley Pond Environmental Center Penny Social Fundraiser, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston; 229-4000, snow date Feb. 8.
Feb. 8, Italian Charities of America Flea Market, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 478-3100.
May 14-19, St. Demetrios Cathedral, 30th Drive between 30 and 31st Streets.
May 26, Sept. 28, Broadway Astoria Merchants and Professionals, Broadway between Crescent and 47th Street.
Oct. 26, 114th Precinct Civilian Observation Patrol, Broadway between 29th and and 47th Streets.
You’ve Gotta Have Park
Alley Pond Environmental Center
Feb. 1, 8, 15, Art Alive!; Feb. 19, Winterfest; ongoing, kid’s birthday parties on Saturdays and Sundays, some after-school and holidays possible, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston; 229-4000.
Queens Botanical Garden
Feb. 2, Happy Lunar New Year!; Feb. 8, Essential Oils for Romance; Feb. 23, Flower Arranging for Beginners; Mar. 1, Terrarium Workshop; Mar. 4, 11, Flower Creations for all Occasions; Mar. 6, 8, Spruce Up Your Garden for Spring; Mar. 9, Greenhouse to Go: Making New Plants; Mar. 15, Cooking with Oils; Mar. 18, Wedding Flowers; Mar. 23, Vivacious Veggies!; Mar 29, natural lawn care; Administration Building Lobby, 43-50 Main St., Flushing; 886-3800.
Greater Astoria Historical Society, Feb. 3, special lecture "The Sinking of the H.M.S. Hussar," 35-20 Broadway; 278-0700.
Queens Historical Society, visit historic Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37th Ave., Flushing; 939-0647.
Woodhaven Cultural and Historical Society, Jan 29, lecture; Emanuel United Church of Christ, 91st Avenue and Woodhaven Boulevard; 846-1907.
Every Kid Deserves A ‘Y’
Central Queens YM & YWHA, there are many exciting events happening for youngsters and seniors stop by and pick up one of the winter program guides at the front desk; Feb. 17-20, intensive swim instruction for children age three to 12, 67-09 108th St., Forest Hills or call 268-5011.
Cross Island Y, wellness programs; 238-10 Hillside Ave., Bellerose; 479-0505.
The Corner Library
Feb. 1, ESOL Network Conference, Flushing Library, 41-17 Main St., Flushing; 480-4233.
Feb. 4, Mar. 4, Apr. 1, open mic night, Flushing Library, 41-17 Main St; 661-1200.