2004-02-04 / Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Community Meetings
Calendar of Events Community Meetings Associations

Community Meetings

Feb. 5, 7:30 p.m., United Community Civic Assn.; Augustana Lutheran Church, 69-01 Ditmars Blvd., Astoria; 718-932-5415.

Feb. 5, 7:45 p.m., Ridgewood Property Owners & Civic Assn.; J.H.S. 93 Auditorium, Forest Avenue.

Feb. 9, 7:30 p.m. Middle Village Property Owners/Residents Assn.; St. Margaret’s Parish Hall, 79th Place; 718-894-4114.

Feb. 10, 8 p.m., Forest Hills Community & Civic Assn.; American Legion Hall, 107-15 Metropolitan Ave; 718-997-7014.

Feb. 12, 7:30 p.m., sharp, United Forties Civic Assn.; St. Teresa’s Parish Center, 45th Street.

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.


Feb. 5, 8 p.m., Jefferson Democratic Club of Flushing; Auburndale American Legion Hall, 198-09 33rd Ave., Bayside.

Community Boards

Feb. 5, 7 p.m., Board 2; Sunnyside Senior Center, 43-31 39th St., 2nd Floor; 718-533-8773.

Feb. 9, 7 p.m., sharp, Board 7; Union Plaza Care Center, 33-23 Union St., Flushing; 718-359-2800.

Feb. 10, 7:45 p.m., Board 9; Le Cordon Bleu, 96-01 Jamaica Ave., Woodhaven; 718-286-2686.

Feb. 11, 7 p.m., Board 8; Queens Center for Progress, 81-15 164th St., Flushing; 718-264-7895.

Feb. 11, 7:30 p.m., Board 5; Greater Ridgewood Youth Council Meeting Hall, 62-10 Myrtle Ave., Glendale; 718-366-1834.

Community Councils

Feb. 24, 8 p.m., sharp, 108th Police Precinct; 718-784-5426.

Feb. 24, 8 p.m., sharp, 107th Police Precinct, Parsons Boulevard, Flushing.

Community School Boards

Feb. 4, 7:30 p.m., District 25, 30-48 Linden Pl., Flushing; 718-281-7625.

Feb. 12, 28 p.m., Feb. 6, 8:30 p.m., District 26; M.S. 74, 61-15 Oceania St., Bayside; 718-631-6297.

Mar. 9, 8 p.m., District 30; P.S. 234, 30-15 29th Ave., Long Island City.


Feb. 4, 8 p.m., Glendale Civilian Observation Patrol; Monsignor Sherman Council of the Knights of Columbus, 79-03 Myrtle Ave., Glendale; 718-497-1500.

Feb. 5, 5:30 p.m., Queens Library Administrative Committee of the Board of Trustees; Feb. 19, 5:45 p.m., Board of Trustees, Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica; 718-990-0700.

Feb. 9, 8 p.m., VFW Post 4787, 19-12 149th St., Whitestone; 718-746-0540.

Feb. 10, 7 p.m., State Department of Transportation BQE Reconstruction Project update; Lexington School for the Deaf, 75th Street; Feb. 11, White Castle District Headquarters, 69-01 34th Ave.; 718-424-4157.

Feb. 12, 1 p.m., National Association of Retired Federal Employees LIC Chapter 1871; Catholic War Veterans Hall, 45-06 30th Ave., Astoria.

Arts & Entertainment

American Museum of the Moving Image

Feb. 5, American Splendor; Feb. 6, Golden Apples of the Hesperides (Ta Chrissa Mila Ton Esperidon); Feb. 7, Beauty #2, Meet Marlon Brando, Cabaret, Drunken Angel; Feb. 8, Lolita, Raging Bull, Drunken Angel; Feb. 13, Under California–The Limit Of Time; Feb. 14, The Grim Reaper (La Commare Secca), Before The Revolution (Prima Della Rivoluzione), The Conformist; Feb. 15, Oil Road (La Via Del Petrolio), Partner, The Conformist; Feb 16-20, The School of Rock; Feb. 20, Still Looking for Morphine (Pes Sti Morphini Akoma Tin Psahno); Feb. 21, Short Films By Bertolucci: 1967-2002, La Luna, The Spider’s Strategem (La Strategia Del Ragno); Feb. 22, 1900 (Novecento). The Spider’s Strategem; Feb. 27, Hop-Fu: Behind The Re-Mix; Feb. 28, Tragedy Of A Ridiculous Man (La Tragedia Di Un Uomo Ridicolo), The Sheltering Sky, Last Tango In Paris; Feb. 29, The Last Emperor (Director’s Cut), Last Tango In Paris; Mar. 5, Matchbox; Mar. 6, Little Buddha, Stealing Beauty; Mar. 7, Besieged, The Dreamers; Mar. 19, Passages Through Paradise (Per Asmata Apo Ton Pardisso), 718-784-0077.

Flushing Town Hall

Feb. 15, Musica Reginae Chamber Players, Accolade Concert Series: A Chamber Music Interlude; 718-279-4842.

LaGuardia Community College

Feb. 5, Filipino writer Eileen Tabios will read selections of her poetry; Feb. 7, the Creative Outlet Dance Theatre of Brooklyn performs "Telling Our Stories"; Story of the African Experience in America; Feb. 27, Keith "The Captain" Gamble "Jazz Jam Has Blues"; 718-482-5060.


Feb. 15, 29, Mar. 7, "Crossing the BLVD";Feb. 16-18, 24-28, Jonas performs "Lines in the Sand"; March 8, Pencil: Drawings from the Collection; Jasper Johns, Ellsworth Kelly, Paul Cézanne, Claes Oldenburg and more, Kiki Smith: Prints, Books & Things; to June 7, Roth Time: A Dieter Roth Retrospective; ongoing The Panorama of the City of New York; Neustadt collection Tiffany by Design; Queens Teens, family, K-12, university, adult, senior education and educator opportunities, 33rd Street at Queens Boulevard; 718-707-0403.

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.

P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center

February, Paul Graham: American Night; Tim Noble and Sue Webster; Vincent Szarek sculptural work; Special Projects: Yael Bartana, Sofia Hultén, Misaki Kawai, Isca Greenfield-Sanders; www.ps1.org.

Queens College

Feb. 5 to Apr. 1, Discomfiture of Presence: A Multiple Piece by Olga Alexander exhibit; Feb. 8, Lunar New Year celebration, Korean percussionists perform "Samulnori: Drum and Dance Ensemble; Feb. 15, New York Youth Symphony second concert of "The Queens Series"; Mar. 9, Kyrkostas Birthday Music Recital; QC Campus, Kissena Boulevard, Flushing; 718-793-8080.

Queensborough Community College

Feb. 14, Queens Symphony Orchestra "Music of the Heart"; Feb. 15, "Titanic, the Musical"; Feb. 22, Mancini At The Movies; Feb. 29, East Meets West musical extravaganza; 718-631-6311

Queens Theater In The Park

Feb. 6 to 15, "Nine Parts of Desire." Flushing Meadows-Corona Park; 718-760-0064.

Thalia Spanish Theatre

To Mar. 28, "Tangomania," 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside; 718-729-3880.


Feb. 5, FSF Community Theatre group open auditions for "Crossing Delancey"; Free Synagogue of Flushing, 41-60 Kissena Blvd; 718-428-8681.

Feb. 7, 21, Italian Charities of America Saturday dances, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718-478-3100.

Feb. 12, 13, Town Hall, Annual Black History Month, History of Tap, 123 W. 43rd St., New York; 212-997-1003.

Feb. 15, Cypreco of America presents love songs of the Greek Islands; Bohemian Hall, 29-19 24th Ave., Astoria; 718-626-7896.

Feb. 15, Astoria Music Society symphony; Good Shepherd Methodist Church, 30-44 Crescent St.; 718-204-9034.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Dances

Feb. 10, Chamber of Commerce Borough of Queens breakfast; La Guardia Marriott, 102-05 Ditmars Blvd., East Elmhurst; 718-898-8500.

Feb. 13, Salvation Army Astoria Corps First Annual Community Leaders luncheon, 45-18 Broadway, Long Island City; 718-721-9046.

Feb. 26, New York Families for Autistic Children, Inc. 6th Annual Dinner Dance and Awards Celebration; Russo’s on the Bay, Cross Bay Boulevard, Howard Beach.

Feb 26, Little Neck–Douglaston Memorial Day Parade Organization Annual Gala Fundraiser Dinner Dance; Rose Room at Terrace on the Park, 52-11 111th St., Corona; 718-279-3200.

Fleas, Fairs, Fundraisers

Feb. 12, Queens Council on the Arts "Fabulous at Forty!"benefit/cocktail party celebrating the Unisphere’s 40th Anniversary; Terrace on the Park, Flushing Meadows–Corona Park; 718-647-3377.

Feb. 14, Italian Charities of America flea market, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718-478-3100.

Feb. 26, New York Families for Autistic Children, Inc. 6th Annual Dinner Dance and Awards Celebration, raffles and silent auction; Russo’s on the Bay, Cross Bay Boulevard, Howard Beach.

Mar. 25, Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce art auction; Long Island City YMCA, 32-23 Queens Blvd., Main Meeting Room, 2nd Floor, Long Island City; 718-482-6053.


Feb. 7, lecture "Pickett’s Charge at Gettysburg"; Quinn’s Gallery, 4th Floor, 35-20 Broadway, Long Island City; 718-278-0700.

Feb. 7, Historic craft workshop at King Manor Museum "When The Lights Go Out…Candle Dipping!"; Feb. 20, winter fun and games, Jamaica Avenue and 150th Street; 718-206-0545.

Items of Community Interest

Feb. 7, First Presbyterian Church in Jamaica free prostate cancer screening, 89-60 164th St.; 718-526-4775.

Feb. 8 to 14, Queens Council of Boy Scouts of America "Scouting For Food"; 718-423-0238 or bsa142@aol.com.

Feb. 10, Queens County Bar Association on Integrated Domestic Violence Court Seminar ; St. John’s University Law School, 80-00 Utopia Pkwy., Jamaica; 718-990-6006 registration required.

Feb. 10, Neighborhood Housing Services, Northern Queens, "Homebuyers" seminar, 60-20 Woodside Ave., 2nd Floor, Woodside; 718-457-1017.

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

To Apr. 1, Ten Star All Star Basketball Camp, by invittion only, boys and girls 10 to 19 years; 704-373-0873.

Parks & Recreation

Alley Pond Environmental Center

Feb. 4, Mars Landing; Feb. 5, 13 (snow dates Feb. 19, 26; Watercolor Workshops; Feb. 7, 8, 28, 29, Bear Necessities; Feb. 8, Sweet Valentine; Feb. 14, The Story of the Mitten; Feb. 21, An Evening with the Stars, Winter Walk; Mar. 20, Toddler Time on the Weekend; to Mar. 25, Sunny Bunnies and Toddler Time; to Mar. 26, Wee Sprouts, Fledglings; to Mar. 29, Nature Club, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston; (NOTE: the aforementioned children’s programs are run in sessions, call APEC for actual dates); 718-229-4000.

Forest Park

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

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

Feb. 7, Flowers Speak; Feb. 8, Herbs of Ayurveda; Feb. 14, Creating a Sensible Landscape; Feb. 21, Inspirational Art; Feb. 22, Soil: The Foundation of Life, 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.

School News & Events

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

Feb. 5, Children for Children "Grow Involved" projects; P.S. 50, 143-26 101st Ave; 718-526-5354.

Feb. 7, St. Francis Preparatory H.S. Fathers’ Guild annual Oldie’s Dance with the Young Rascals, 6100 Francis Lewis Blvd., Fresh Meadows; 718-359-5837.

Feb. 8, Queen of Angels Home School Association cake sale, Church Recreation Center, Skillman Avenue, Sunnyside.

Feb. 9-12, Queen of Angels School registration for 2004-2005, 41-12 44th St., Sunnyside; 718-786-2990.

Feb. 11, Oliver Wendell Holmes, I.S 204 Parent-Teacher Association meeting, 36-41 28th Ave., Long Island City; 718-937-1463.

Feb. 12, 13, P.S. 147, 176, Cambria Heights; P.S. 115, Floral Park; P.S. 154, Flushing; P.S. 101, Forest Hills; P.S. 173, Fresh Meadows; P.S. 86, 160, 217, Jamaica; P.S. 18, Queens Village; P.S. 175, Rego Park; P.S. 138, Rosedale; P.S. 193, Whitestone. perform the History of Tap; The Town Hall, 123 W. 43rd St., New York; 212-997-1003.

Week of Feb. 16, Blessed Virgin Mary Help of Christian’s/St Mary’s Winfield school Christmas CD sale; 718-639-8042.

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

Now, Department of Education, CSD 30, Region 4 is accepting nominations for the Fall 2004 Gifted Program at P.S. 122, Astoria, grades 1 to 8 and P.S. 150, Sunnyside, grades 1 to 5, deadline is January 30, call 718-397-5430.


Central Queens YM & YWHA

Feb. 16-19, swim week; Feb. 29, Purim carnival; Monday to Thursday, Kids’ Korner After School Center, grades K to 6; Tuesday, Tai Chi Chuan exercise classes, matinee and lunch for senior adults, 67-09 108th St., Forest Hills; 718-268-5011.

Cross Island

Feb. 15, Bowl for Peace at Bellerose Lanes; Feb. 23, 24, Community CPR & First aid full course; Feb. 29, Mar. 7, 14, 21, 28, Lifeguard Training full course; Mar. 9, CPR for the Professional Rescuer re-certification only; Mar. 2, 9, defensive driving; to Apr. 4, 10-week computer courses; Monday, Wednesday, Saturday, "Way of Bushido" martial arts; Wednesday evenings, official training for Special Olympics; Friday, instructional wrestling; Friday, Sunday, Smart Start; Saturday, instructional soccer, Sunday, instructional baseball, 238-10 Hillside Ave., Bellerose; 718-479-0505.

Long Island City

Feb. 15, Sunday non-checking roller hockey league; 718-392-7932, ext. 239 or 718-Y-HOCKEY.

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