2003-04-02 / Community Calendar

Community Meetings

Associations
Community Meetings Associations

Apr. 7, 8 p.m., JacksonHeights Neighborhood Assn.; Atonement Lutheran Church Basement Meeting Room, 87th Street and 31st Avenue.

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

Apr. 8, 12:30 p.m., Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce; Dazie’s Restaurant, 39-41 Queens Blvd.; 718-729-9418.

Apr. 10, 7:30 p.m., sharp, United Forties Civic Assn.; St. Teresa’s Parish Center, 45th street and 50th Avenue, Woodside.

Apr. 14, Middle Village Property Owners/Residents Assn.; St. Margaret’s Parish Hall, 79th Place and Juniper Valley Road; 718-894-4114.

Apr. 29, 8 p.m., Bayside Hills Civic Assn.; Bayside ColonialChurch, 54-02 217th St.; 718-423-5520.

Boards

Apr. 3, 7 p.m., CommunityBoard 2; Sunnyside Community Service, 43-31 39thSt., 2nd Floor, Sunnyside; 718-533-8773.

Apr. 7, 5:30 p.m., Queens BoroughBoard, Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Borough President’s Conference Room, Second Floor, Kew Gardens; 718-286-3000.

7:30 p.m., Community Board 11; M.S. 158, 46-35 Oceania St., Bayside; 718-225-1054.

Apr. 8, 7:45 p.m., Community Board 9; Villa Russo/ILPalazzo, 101-12 Lefferts Blvd.,Richmond Hill; 718-286-2686.

Apr. 9, 7:30 p.m., Queens Center for Progress, 81-15 164th St., Flushing; 718-264-7895.

Apr. 10, 6:30 p.m., Community Board 2; P.S. 11, 54-25 Skillman Ave., Woodside.

Apr. 14, 28, 7 p.m., sharp, CommunityBoard 7; Union Plaza Care Center, 33-23 Union St., Flushing; 718-359-2800.

Clubs

Apr. 24, 8 p.m., John F.Kennedy Regular Democratic Club of Queens County, 78-31 Parsons Blvd.,Basement, Fresh Meadows; 718-591-0100.

Councils

Apr. 9, 7:30 p.m., 112th Police Precinct Community Council; Lost Battalion Hall, 93-29 Queens Blvd., Rego Park.

Apr. 22, 8 p.m., 107th Police Precinct Community Council CommunityRoom, 71-01 Parsons Blvd., Flushing.

Apr. 29, 8 p.m., sharp, 108th Police Precinct CommunityCouncil; Nakwon Reformed Church, 41-20 Queens Blvd., Sunnyside.

School Districts

Apr. 2, 7:30 p.m., Community School Board 25, 30-48 Linden Pl., Flushing; 718-281-7625.

Apr. 8, 8:30 p.m., CommunitySchool Board 30; P.S. 76, Auditorium, 36-36 10th St., Long Island City.

Apr. 10, 8 p.m., Community School Board 26; M.S. 74 Auditorium, 61-15 Oceania St., Bayside; 718-631-6981.

Others

Apr. 2, 7:30 p.m., Catholic War Vets St.Bartholomew’s Post 1935; Elmhurst Memorial Hall, 88-24 43rd Ave., Elmhurst.

Apr. 3, 7 to 10 p.m., Joint Public Safety Town Hall Meeting; Long Island City H.S. Auditorium, 14-30 Broadway,Astoria.

Apr. 7, Tall Club of Long Island; Bertucci’s Restaurant, LIEexit 49 north; 516-616-3320.

Apr. 7, Queens Solid Waste Advisory Board (QSWAB), Queensborough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., 2nd Floor, Borough President’s Conference Room,Kew Gardens.

Apr. 8, noon, North Flushing AARPChapter 4158; Church-on-the-Hill, 167-07 35th Ave., Flushing.

Apr. 10, 1 p.m., NationalAssociation of Retired Federal Employees Chapter 1871; Catholic War Veterans Hall, 45-06 30th Ave., Long Island City; 718-932-0661.

Apr. 13, 9:30 a.m., Jewish War Veterans Post 250; Rego Park JewishCenter, 97-30 Queens Blvd., Rego Park; 718-AX7-7711.

Apr. 11, 7 p.m., VFWWhitestone Post 4787, 19-12 149th St., Whitestone; 718-463-8889 or 718-353-7857.

Items of CommunityInterest

Apr. 2, Queensborough Community College lecture series "Understanding Cardiovascular Disease"; Apr. 9, "The Kidneys:Conditions and Treatments"; "History of Negative Numbers"; Apr. 13, "The Holocaust in Hebrew and Yiddish Writing"; Apr. 30, "Surgical Treatment for Obesity," 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside; 718-281-5144.

Apr. 2, Queens College Center for Jewish Studies lecture series, LeFrak Concert Hall; 718-997-5730; Apr. 7, Queens College Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel, lecture with reception to follow, 65-30 Kissena Blvd.,Flushing, Student Union, 4th Floor Ballroom.

Apr. 2, St. John’s University 36th annual model Seder, 8000 Utopia Pkwy., Jamaica; 718-990-6258.

Apr. 5, Senator Serphin Maltese "Support Our Troops, Support Our President,God Bless America Rally"; Forest Park George Seuffert Bandshell, Woodhaven; 718-497-1800.

Apr. 11, QCPCommunity Health Fair, 81-15 164th St., Auditorium, Jamaica; 718-380-3000.

Apr. 12, Pan Arcadian Federation of America Nikos art and philosophy workshop, 27-01 39th Ave.,Astoria; 718-482-1875.

Apr. 13, 27, Spanda Yoga Meditation, 76-11 37th Ave., 2nd Floor, Jackson Heights; 718-478-3387.

Apr. 23, NAMIQueens/Nassau adult home issues update; Hillside Hospital Sloman Auditorium, 76th Avenue and 265th Street, Glen Oaks; 718-347-7284.

Apr. 25, St. Anastasia Knights of Columbus Council 5922 blood drive, 245th Street and Northern Boulevard, Douglaston; 718-428-5228 for donation reservation.

Apr 30, May 7, 14, 21, June 4, 11, Astoria RestorationAssociation home repair workshops; 718-726-0034.

LaGuardia C.C., Apr. 2, month-long celebration of the deaf culture; Apr. 9, 10, Flushing Jewish Community Council English classes; 718-463-0434, ext. 2.

Apr. 22, eight-session computer repair program; bookkeeping course; Apr. 26, income tax preparer course; auto repair for beginners; Microsoft Office applications; Apr. 30, free bereavement teleconference, 31-10 Thomson Ave., Long Island City; 718-482-5324 (voice) or 718-482-5325 (TTY).

American Museum of Natural History: now to Jan. 4, 2004, Vietnam:Journeys of Body, Mind &Spirit; 212-769-5200 or www.amnh.org.

Arts &Entertainment

Apr. 2-5, 9-12, Aisling Arts Ensemble presents "The Beggar’s Opera"; The Undercroft, Trinity Lutheran Church, 31-18 37th St.,Astoria; 212-502-3567.

Apr. 4, 5, Women’s Club of Forest Hills presents "Running Wild"; Community House, 15 Borage Pl., Forest Hills; 718-520-1367.

Apr. 5, Theatre Arts Center auditions; 718-595-2905.

Apr. 5, 6, Astoria Performing Arts Center presents "Where’s Teeny?/Dondé Esta Teeny?," 31-30 33rd St., Astoria/LIC; 718-278-5925.

Apr. 6, Musica Reginae Accolade Concert Series 2002-2003; Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing; 718-279-4842.

Apr. 6, 13, Italian Charities of America Sunday dances with instruction; Apr. 12, 26, Saturday dances, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718-478-2665.

To May 25, RIVAAGallery "Vernissage II." 527 MainSt., Roosevelt Island; 212-308-6630.

American Museum of the Moving Image

Film screenings: Apr. 3, Phone Booth; Apr, 4, 8 p.m., Greek Cinema Showcase, The Only Journey Of His Life (Monon,Tis Zois TouAxidion, To); Apr. 5, 2 p.m., The Last Laugh; 4 p.m., Sunrise; 6:30 p.m., Repertory Nights, The Night Porter; Apr. 6, 2 p.m., M; 4 p.m., Fury; 6:30 p.m. The Night Porter; Apr. 11, 8 p.m., Cinema Tropical, ElCumple; Apr. 12, 2 p.m.,The Blue Angel; 4:30 p.m.,Blonde Venus; 6:30 p.m., Metropolis; Apr. 13, 2 p.m., The 39 Steps; 4 p.m., North By Northwest; 6:30 p.m., Metropolis; Apr. 18, 8 p.m., World Cinema Showcase, African Film (To Be Announced); Apr. 19, 2 p.m., Toni; 4 p.m., The Southerner; 6:30 p.m., The Conformist; Apr. 20, 2 p.m., Liebelei; 4 p.m., The Reckless Moment; 6:30 p.m., The Conformist; Apr. 25, 8 p.m., Cinema India, Uttara (The Wrestlers); Apr. 26, 2 p.m.,Blowup; 4:15 p.m., Zabriskie Point; 6:30 p.m., The Marquise Of O; Apr. 27, 2 p.m., Stan Brakhage MemorialProgram; 6:30 p.m., The Marquise Of O.35th Avenue at 36th Street, Astoria; 718-784-0077 or www.ammi.org.

Flushing Town Hall

Apr. 10, Latin Jazz:La Combinación Perfecta; Apr. 11, Bobby Sanabria &Quarteto Ache; 718-463-7700 ext. 222., www.flushingtownhall.org.

LaGuardia Community College

Apr. 4, HillSaunders, "Third Annual Salute toQueens Jazz Greats," Herman Jimenez and Christian Rivera Afro-Cuban music; Apr. 25, jazz trombonist Benny Powell, 31-10 Thomson Ave., Long Island City; 718-482-5060.

MoMA QNS

To May 19, Matisse-Picasso exhibit; 33rd Street at Queens Boulevard,Long Island City; 212-708-9400.

Queens College

Apr. 6, Kidclassics "Tutti"; Apr. 12, Family Theater "The Little Mermaid," Colden Center; 718-793-8080.

Queens Museum of Art

Apr. 3, 5, 10, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27 Wendy Ewald-Art with a Social Conscience; Apr. 3, 10, 24, Looking into Exhibitions; Apr. 4, 11, 25, Sin and Cinema; Apr. 5, Scenes of Queens; Apr. 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27, walking tour of the 1939-1940 New YorkWorld Fair Panorama; Apr. 6, 13, 27, animation festival; Apr. 8, 15, 22, 29, senior art workshop; Apr. 6, 13, 27, animation festival; workshops—Tiffany Windows,Aboriginal x-rays, spring watercolors; Apr. 6, 10, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27, Secret Games; Apr. 12, Airships Over the City:A Panoramic View; Flushing Meadows–Corona Park; 718-592-9700.

Queens Theatre InThe Park

Apr. 6, AT&TLatino Cultural Series: "Jorge Navarro y Alegrias Flamenco Dance Group"; Apr. 11, 12, 13, Key Span Dance Series: Ballet Hispanico; Flushing Meadows–Corona Park;718-760-0064.

Thalia Spanish Theatre

Apr. 4 to May 11, "The Four Little Girls/Las Quatro Ninitas" by Pablo Picasso, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave.,Sunnyside; 718-729-3880, www.thaliatheatre.org.

Reunions

Apr. 5, Monsignor McClancy Memorial H.S. classes of ’63, ’73, ’76, ’78, ’83, ’88, ’93, ’98; Apr 12, Rockaway area alumni;May 3, classes of ’66, ’67. ’68. ‘’69, ’70; e-mail, mcclancy@mindspring.com or call, Gerry O’Riordan, 718-397-9343.

Apr. 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, 718-297-2120.

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, jpmboro@aol.com.

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; 718-347-3707.

School Spirit

Apr. 3, 4, I.S. 145 second annual social studies exit projects fair, 33-34 80th St., Jackson Heights; 718-457-124.

Apr. 5, Martin Luther H.S. entrance exam for eighth and ninth grade students interested in admission for September 2003, 60-02 Maspeth Ave.;718-894-4000.

Apr. 6, Most Precious Blood School, flea market, 32-52 37th St., Long Island City; 718-274-4343.

Apr. 11, Queen of Angels Home SchoolAssociation, magic show; church auditorium; 718-786-2990.

Apr. 11, Monsignor McClancyH.S. bingo night.

Apr. 27, Newtown H.S. Alumni Association 10th anniversary party "Honoring the Tremendous Three’s"; Joe Abbracciamento Restaurant, 62-96 Woodhaven Blvd., Rego Park; 718-595-8542.

Fleas, Fairs, Fundraisers

Flushing Community Volunteer Ambulance Corps, annual fund drive, 43-14 162nd St.,Flushing, NY11358; 718-353-4965.

Apr. 3, Selfhelp Community Services NORCProgram plant/bake sale; Big Six Towers, 60-10 Queens Blvd., 1st Floor, Woodside; 718-458-8579.

Apr. 5, Christ The King RegionalH.S. annual Hall of Fame awards dinner; 718-366-8400 ext. 72.

Apr. 5, Italian Charities ofAmerica flea market, refreshments available; Apr. 27, 10th annual auction, hot and cold buffet, raffles and door prizes, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718-478-3100.

Apr. 11, VFWWhitestone Post 4787, penny social to benefit hospitalized veterans, 19-12 149th St.,Whitestone; 718-463-8889 or 718-353-7857.

Apr. 27, Forest Hills Festival of the Arts, Forest Hills.

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 47thStreet.

June 18-22, St. Antonio Abate Society of Castrofilippo, Ditmars Boulevard between 35th and 38thStreets.

June 22, CentralAstoria LDC, Steinway Street between 28th and 34th Avenues.

July 20, Friends of CommunityBoard 1, 30th Avenue between 29th and 42nd Streets.

July 26, Dutch Kills Civic Association, 36thAvenue between 29th and 35thStreets.

July 31-Aug. 3, Hellenic Orthodox Traditionalist Church of America,St. Markella, 26thStreet from 23rd Avenue to Amtrak Trestles.

Aug. 7-10, St. Irene ChrysovalantouMonastery, 23rd Avenue from 35th to 37thStreets, and 36th Street from 23rd Avenue to Amtrak Overpass.

Aug. 14-17, Borgetto Cultural Association, Steinway Street between 25th and 28th Avenues.

Aug. 17, Steinway Street Business Improvement District, Steinway Street between 28th and 35th Avenues.

Sept. 1, 30th Avenue Business Association, 30thAvenue between 29th and 42nd Streets.

Oct. 26, 114th Precinct Civilian Observation Patrol, Broadway between 29th and and 47th Streets.

You’ve Gotta Have Park

Alley Pond Environmental Center

Apr. 2, 9, 30, May 7, 24, 21, 28, weekly walk with Joseph Varon, weather permitting; Apr. 5, 12, 19, Art Alive series; Apr. 9, growing plants hydroponically; Apr. 12, An Evening With The Stars; Greet Our Spring Arrivals; Orienteering; Apr. 12, 13, 19, Egg-Citing Animals; Apr. 13, MyVery Own Turtle; Apr. 13, APECPlay Group; Apr. 19, 26, Hike at Night; Apr. 20, Earth Day celebration; Apr. 26, Arbor Day celebration; Apr. 27, Hike Native American Pathways; all year, kids’ birthday parties on Saturdays and Sundays, some after-school and holidays possible, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston; 718-229-4000.

Flushing Meadows–Corona Park

Apr. 5, 12, 19, 26, May 3, 10, woodshop classes, tools will be provided;718-699-4237, Passerelle Building near USTATennis Stadium; Apr. 12, six-week woodshop class; First Sakura Matsuri, 212-840-6942.

Forest Park

Apr. 6, nature photography hike, FP Visitor Center, call 866-NYC-HAWK; Apr. 10, Ukranian egg painting workshop; 718-647-3377 ext 17; Apr. 12, annual Spring Fever Festival; Easter event, FP Carousel; Apr. 13, entomology, FP Visitor Center; Apr. 20, birding; celebrate Arbor Day , call 718-235-4100 or 800-201-PARK,

Queens Botanical Garden

Apr. 3, UnusualHouse Plants and Their Care; Apr. 6, Shellacking; Plant Propagation; Apr. 12, What Are Herbs?; Apr. 23, Terrific Topiary; Apr. 27, Gardening Day, 43-50 Main St., Flushing; 886-3800.

Queens CountyFarm Museum

Apr. 12, 13, Children’s Carnival; Apr. 19, Barnyard Easter Egg Hunt; Apr. 22, 23, 24, Children’s Spring Workshops; Apr. 26, 27, 25th AnnualAntique Auto Show, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy.,Floral Park; 718-347-FARM.

Historicals

Greater Astoria Historical Society, Apr. 7, Explore the Ice Age in Modern Day Queens; Quinn’s Gallery Fourth Floor, 35-20 Broadway, Long Island City; 718-278-0700.

Richmond Hill Historical Society, Apr. 11, An Evening with Skippy and PercyCrosby; Leonard Center, 86thAvenue and 112th Street; 718-847-6070.

Every Kid Deserves A ‘Y’

Catalpa YMCA, Monday through Friday drop-in, after-school programs; Friday and Sunday Wolfpack cheerleading; Saturday and Sunday Junior Knicks Basketball League for boys and girls; fitness memberships; 69-02 64th St., Ridgewood; 718-821-6271.

Central Queens YM&YWHA, Apr. 2, 4, Passover spring discount bookstore, Judaica and merchandise fair; Apr. 3, widow/widower bereavement group; wrestling club for boys 12 to 16; Apr. 8, Model Passover Seder for seniors Apr. 30, senior travel club goes to the Metropolitan Museum of Art; for more information pick up a program guides at the front desk, 67-09 108th St., Forest Hills; 718-268-5011.

Cross Island Y, new programs, PersonalCommitment for Adults, Jr’s., Teens; Microsoft Publisher class; ARClifeguard training; Apr. 5, healthy kids day; Apr. 7, computer learning; Apr. 9, theater luncheon; Apr. 11, cheerleading for ages 5 to 17; Apr. 12, dance instruction for ages 3 to 11; Apr. 13, breakfast with the Easter bunny; Apr. 14, 16, lecture on fall prevention; Apr. 19, junior soccer league ages 6 to 12, 238-10 Hillside Ave., Bellerose; 718-479-0505.

Flushing YMCA, Apr. 5, Flushing Y Beacon Center 194, Whitestone, healthy kids day; community blood drive for appointment to donate blood, call 718-747-3644.

PSA

Community Tax Aid (CTA), free help with tax returns; 212-788-7550, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Flushing Community Volunteer Ambulance Corps, volunteers needed for clerical, dispatcher or other; 718-353-4965.

Glen Oaks Volunteer Ambulance Corps, volunteers needed to serve as dispatchers and ambulance crew personnel’ 718-347-1637.


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