2004-01-07 / Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Community Meetings
Calendar of Events Community Meetings Associations

Community Meetings

Jan. 8, 7:30 p.m., sharp, United Forties Civic Assn.; St. Teresa’s Parish Center, 45th Street and 50th Avenue, Woodside.

Jan. 12, 7:30 p.m., Middle Village Property Owners/Residents Assn.; St. Margaret’s Parish Hall, 79th Place; 718-894-4114.

Jan. 13, Feb. 10, Mar. 9, Apr. 13, May 11, Jun. 8, 8 p.m., Forest Hills Community & Civic Assn.; American Legion Hall, 107-15 Metropolitan Ave.

Community Boards

Jan. 8, Mar. 11, 9:30 a.m., Board 1; Kaufman Astoria Studios Commissary, 34-12 36th St., Astoria; 718-786-3335.

Jan. 8, 7 p.m., Board 2; Sunnyside Senior Center, 43-31 39th St., 2nd Floor; 718-533-8773.

Jan. 12, 7 p.m., sharp, Board 7; Union Plaza Care Center, 33-23 Union St., Flushing; 718-359-2800.

Jan. 13, 7:45 p.m., Board 9; Punjabi Kabob House, 91-52 Lefferts Blvd., Richmond Hill; 718-286-2686.

Jan. 14, 7:30 p.m., Board 6, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd.; 718-263-9259.

Jan. 14, 7:30 p.m., Board 8; Queens Center for Progress, 81-15 164th St., Jamaica; 718-264-7895.

Community Councils

Jan. 21, 112th Police Precinct at the 112th Police Precinct; 718-520-9321.

Jan. 21, 7:30 p.m., 110th Police Precinct; Elmhurst General Hospital Auditorium, 79-01 Broadway.

Jan. 27, 8 p.m., sharp, 108th Police Precinct; Nakwon Reformed Church, 41-20 Queens Blvd., Sunnyside.

Community School Boards

Jan. 13, 8:30 p.m., Board 30; P.S. 84, 22-45 41st St., Jackson Heights; 718-391-8380.


Jan. 8, 6 to 9 p.m., Flushing Town Hall "The Future of Classical Music at Town Hall," 137-35 Northern Blvd; 718-463-7700, ext. 222.

Jan. 8, 5:30 p.m., Queens Borough Public Library Board of Trustees, Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica; 718-990-0700.

Jan. 12, 5:30 p.m., Queens Borough Board, Borough President’s Conference Room, Queens Borough Hall, Second Floor, Kew Gardens; 718-286-3000.

Jan. 12, 8 p.m., VFW Whitestone Community Post 4787, 19-12 149th St.; 718-746-0540.

Jan. 13, 12:30 p.m., Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce; Dazie’s Restaurant, 39-41 Queens Blvd.

Jan. 18, 9:30 a.m., Jewish War Veterans Post 250; Rego Park Jewish Center, 97-30 Queens Blvd.; 718- AX 7-7711.

Jan. 20, 7:30 p.m., Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Astoria Chapter 29; Cretan Hall, 32-33 31st St.; 718-267-6324.

Jan. 28, 1 p.m., Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society; Emanuel United Church of Christ, 91st Avenue; 718-845-3385.

Arts & Entertainment

American Museum of the Moving Image

Jan. 9, Un Muro de Silencio; Jan. 10, Sawdust And Tinsel, The Last Command, Frankenstein; Jan. 11, Sawdust & Tinsel, Kind Hearts and Coronets, All Through The Night; Jan. 16, Nights of Cabiria; Jan. 17, Nights of Cabiria, To Die For, Privilege; Jan. 18, Nights of Cabiria, Miami Blues, Dead Ringer; Jan. 23, Musa: The Warrior; Jan. 24, Children Of Paradise, Out Of The Past, The Long Goodbye; Jan. 25, Children Of Paradise, On The Waterfront, In A Lonely Place; Jan. 30, Ali: Fear Eats The Soul; Jan. 31, Ali: Fear Eats The Soul, Possessed, Dodsworth;

Flushing Town Hall

To Feb. 1, Carl Molino: An American Original retrospective exhibition; 718-463-7700.


Jan. 25, Feb. 15, 29, Mar. 7, "Crossing the BLVD"; to Feb. 2, Artist’s Choice: Mona Hatoum, Here Is Elsewhere; Feb. 16-18, 24-28, Jonas performs "Lines in the Sand";

Museum for African Art

To Mar. 1, 20th anniversary "Looking Both Ways" Art of the Contemporary African Diaspora, 36-01 43rd Ave, Long Island City; 718-784-7700.

Queensborough Community College

Jan. 10, "Flamenco Vivo! Carlota Santana Spanish Dance Company"; Jan. 18, "Saturday Night Fever"; QCC Theater, 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside; 718-631-6311.

Queens College

Jan. 11, Kidsclassics II "Hear The Organ!," Colden Center; Jan. 25, piano duet with guest violinist from the New York Philharmonic, LeFrak Concert Hall, QC Campus, Kissena Boulevard, Flushing; 718-793-8080.

Queens Museum of Art

Jan. 15, 22, 29, Printmaking, Flushing Meadows–Corona Park; 718-592-9700.

Queens Theater In The Park

Jan. 10, Richard III; Jan. 18, Murder by Poe; Jan. 24, Dance Asia; Jan. 31, "El nino de cabeza," Flushing Meadows-Corona Park; 718-760-0064.


Jan. 9-25, Hofstra University presents "I Do! I Do!," Emily and Jerry Spiegel Theater; 516-463-6644.

Jan. 10, 24, Saturday dances Italian Charities of America; Jan. 11, 18, Sunday dances with instruction, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718-478-3100.

Jan. 11, Queens Jewish Community Council presents the Jerusalem Boys Choir; Queens College, Lefrak Concert Hall; 718-544-9033, ext. 27.

Jan. 11, Con Brio Ensemble twilight concert; Church in the Gardens, 50 Ascan Ave.; 718-459-1277.

Jan. 12, Oratorio Society of Queens spring rehearsals for "Elijah" and other material; North Presbyterian Church, 25-33 154th St., Flushing; 718-460-0726.

Jan. 12-14, Andrean Players auditions for "Mame," Andrean Hall; 718-747-2611.

Jan. 18, Cypreco of America "The Myths & Legends of the Greek People"; Bohemian Hall, 29-19 24th Ave., Astoria; 718-626-7896.

To Jan. 18, Neue Theater Productions presents Anton Chekhov’s "Three Sisters"; Chocolate Factory, 44-02 23rd St., Long Island City; 212-352-3101 for tickets or go to www.theatermania.com.

Deadline Jan. 19, Astoria Performing Arts Center "Quintessentially Queens" showcase Mar. 26, to 28, Apr. 2 to 4, submissions should be sent to Susan Scannell, APAC-Q, 31-60 33rd St., #B9, Long Island City; 718-393-7505, sueapac@cs.com.

To Jan. 20, Faculty member art exhibition, Chung-Cheng Art Gallery, Sun Yat-Sen Hall, St. John’s University, 8000 Utopia Pkwy, Jamaica; 718-990-7476.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Dances

Jan. 12, Cyprus Federation of America/International Coordinating Committee Justice for Cyprus reception and discussion; Taverna Vraka Restaurant, 23-15 31st St., Astoria; 718-545-7202.

Jan. 16, Chamber of Commerce of the Borough of Queens Governmental Relations breakfast; Bulova Conference Center, 75-20 Astoria Blvd., Jackson Heights, R.S.V.P. 718-898-8500.

Jan. 17, NAACP Gala Annual Freedom Fund Luncheon Banquet, R.S.V.P. by Jan. 11; Riccardo’s, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria; 718-721-7777.

Fleas, Fairs, Fundraisers

Jan. 17, Italian Charities of America flea market, refreshments available, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718-478-3100.

Items of Community Interest

Jan. 8, Queensborough Community College Open House; Jan. 9, "Candlelighting and Pinning Ceremony sponsored by Student Nurses Association; 718-631-6311.

Jan. 9 to Mar. 12, Selfhelp Austin Street Senior Center beginner and intermediate computer classes, 106-06 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills; 718-520-8197.

Starting Jan. 10, Old Style League men’s three vs. three Saturday basketball double elimination tournament; Jan. 20, men’s winter weeknight basketball league; 646-322-2878, 516-994-3232 or www.oldstyleleagues.com.

Jan. 13, Chamber of Commerce of the Borough of Queens business card exchange; Qside Federal Credit Union, 35-30 Francis Lewis Blvd, Flushing; 718-898-8500.

Jan. 20, Tiger Schulmann’s Karate of Bayside self-defense seminar for women, RSVP by Jan. 18, 38-46 Bell Blvd.; 718-423-5454.

Jan. 27, Selfhelp Austin Street Senior Center Chinese New Year celebration, Crystal Room, 106-06 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills; 718-520-8197.

Parks & Recreation

Alley Pond Environmental Center

Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29, Feb. 5, 13 (snow dates Feb. 19, 26; Watercolor Workshops; Jan. 8 to Mar. 26, Wee Sprouts; Jan. 10 to Mar. 20, Toddler Time on the Weekend; Jan. 10, 11, 17, For the Birds (NOTE: the aforementioned children’s programs are run in sessions, call APEC for actual dates); Jan. 10, State Duck Count; Jan. 17, An Evening with the Stars astronomy program; Jan. 21, Bear Necessities; Jan. 24, Little Chefs; Jan. 24, 25, 31, Shy as a Fox; Jan. 31, For the Birds; Feb. 1, Shadow Play on Groundhog Day; Feb. 4, Mars Landing; to Mar. 25, Sunny Bunnies and Toddler Time; to Mar. 26, Fledglings; to Mar. 29, Nature Club, ;228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston; 718-229-4000.

Forest Park

Jan. 8, free chess lessons begin; Jan. 10, Mulch Fest; Jan. 18, Winter Survival Workshop: "The Basics"; Jan. 25, Winter Wonderland Hike; Feb. 1, Nature Sketching for Kids; Feb. 8, Winter Nature Photography; Feb. 15, Orienteering "Through the Snow"; Feb. 19, Black History Month Celebration Concert; Feb. 22, Winter Survival Workshop: "Going to Extremes"; Feb. 29, Movies for the Family, One Forest Park, Woodhaven; 311.

NY Hall of Science

Jan. 24 to Feb. 29, Giant Maze, Maze Craze Area, Make-it and Take-it Activities, 47-01 111th St., Flushing; 718-699-0005.

Queens Botanical Garden

Jan. 10, Healing with Food, I; Jan. 17, Healing with Food, II; Jan. 31, Basic Concepts of Ayurveda; Feb. 8, Herbs of Ayurveda, 43-50 Main St., Flushing; 718-886-3800.

Socrates Sculpture Park

To February 8, EAF03: The 2003 Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition; to Feb. 29, Winter Light, new series of light-based installations, 718-956-1819 or 311.


Jan. 10, Astoria Park Mulch Fest, recycle holiday trees, cleaned of all decorations, Astoria Park Parking Lot under the Triborough Bridge; 311 or 718-595-2829.


2004 is the 150th anniversary of St. Mary’s Winfield/Blessed Virgin Mary Help of Christian’s School, Woodside. Send name, address, phone to alumni@stmarysdramaguild.org or write to BVMH of C Rectory, Attn: Alumni Committee, 70-31 48th Ave., Woodside, NY 11377 or www.stmarysofwinfield.com.

School News And Events

Jan. 8, 23, Feb. 4, 5, Renaissance Charter School 2004 open house grades K-12, 35-59 81st St., Jackson Heights; 718-803-0060.

Jan. 8, 9, 14, 21, 24, 30, Our World Neighborhood Charter School open house, 36-12 35th Ave., Astoria; 718-392-3405, ext. 200 to reserve.

Jan. 9, 10, Edison Vocational & Technical H.S. health fair, 165-65 84th Ave., Jamaica, contact Ms. Nyota Thacker at 347-563-4344.

Jan. 11, Queen of Angels Home School Association cake sale in the church recreation center, Skillman Avenue and 44th Street.

Jan. 25, Solomon Schechter School of Queens open house, 76-16 Parsons Blvd., Flushing; 718-591-9800.

Feb. through Mar., I.S. 5 art exhibit "Patterns in Nature"; Cedar House Café, 70-10 Grand Ave., Maspeth; 718-478-9569.

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