Calendar of Events
Mar. 4, 7:30 p.m., United Community Civic; Augustana Lutheran Church, 69-05 Ditmars Blvd., Astoria Heights.
Mar. 8, Apr. 12, May 10, 7:30 p.m., Middle Village Property Owners/Residents; St. Margaret’s Parish Hall, 66-05 79th Pl.; 718-894-4114
Mar. 9, Apr. 13, May 11, Jun. 8, 8 p.m., Forest Hills Community & Civic; American Legion Hall, 107-15 Metropolitan Ave.
Mar. 10, 7 p.m., Greek American Homeowners Association Community Night; Cretean Society Omonia, 32-33 31st St., Astoria.
Mar. 11, 8 p.m., Dutch Kills Civic; St. Patrick’s School Hall, 39-28 29th St., Long Island City; 718-786-2049.
Mar. 18, 8 p.m., John F. Kennedy Regular Democratic Club, Parsons Blvd., Flushing; 718-591-0100.
Mar. 4, 7 p.m. Board 2; Sunnyside Senior Center, 43-31 39th St., 2nd Floor; 718-533-8773.
Mar. 8, 7 p.m., sharp, Board 7; Union Plaza Care Center, 33-23 Union St., Flushing; 718-359-2800.
Mar. 9, 7:30 p.m., Board 4; Flanders Field Post 150, 51-11 108th St., Corona; 718-760-3141.
Mar. 9, 7:45 p.m., Board 9; Atria/Senior Quarters, 117-01 84th Ave., Kew Gardens; 718-286-2686.
Mar. 11, 7:30 p.m., Board 8; Queens Center for Progress, 164th St., Flushing; 718-
Mar. 17, Apr. 21, May 19, Jun. 16, 112th Police Precinct; 718-520-9321.
Mar. 23, noon, 107th Police Precinct, Parsons Blvd.
Mar. 30, 8 p.m., sharp, 108th Police Precinct; Sunnyside Senior Center, 43-31 39th St.
Community School Boards
Mar. 9, 8:30 p.m., District 30; P.S. 234, 30-15 29th Ave., Long Island City.
Mar. 25, 7:30 p.m., District 26; M.S. 74, 61-15 Oceania St., Bayside.
Mar. 8, 8 p.m., VFW Whitestone Post 4787, 19-12 149th St.; 718-746-0540.
Mar. 9, noon, AARP Chapter 4158 North Flushing Chapter; Church-on-the-Hill, 167-07 35th Ave., Flushing.
Mar. 18, 5:45 p.m., Board of Trustees of Queens Borough Public Library, Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd.; 718-990-0705.
Arts & Entertainment
American Museum of the Moving Image
Mar. 3, Matchbox; Mar. 5, Matchbox; Mar. 6, Little Buddha, Stealing Beauty, Small Change; Mar. 7, Besieged, The Dreamers, Small Change; Mar. 12, Momentos; Mar. 13, Preview, The Five Obstructions, A Pinewood Dialogue With Jorgen Leth, Special Preview Screening, Dogville; Mar. 14, Nocturne, The Element of Crime, Dogville, Mar. 19, Passages Through Paradise (Per Asmata Apo Ton Pardisso); Mar. 20, Epidemic, The Kingdom, Episodes 1 and 2, The Kingdom, Episodes 3 and 4; Mar. 21, Medea, The Kingdom II, Episodes 1 and 2, The Kingdom II, Episodes 3 and 4; Mar. 26, Princess Blade; Mar. 27, Zentropa, Dancer In The Dark, Breaking The Waves; Mar. 28, The Humiliated, The Idiots, The Purified, Breaking The Waves; 718-784-0077.
Flushing Town Hall
Mar. 27, cellist Marcy Rosen performs Shostakovich; May 1, violinist Daniel Phillips and pianist Morey Ritt perform 20th and 21st century American masters; 718-463-7700, ext. 222.
Mar. 7, "Crossing the BLVD"; March 8, Pencil: Drawings from the Collection; Jasper Johns, Ellsworth Kelly, Paul Cézanne, Claes Oldenburg and more, Kiki Smith: Prints, Books & Things; opening Mar. 14, Roth Time, Lee Lozano, Collection or, How I Spent a Year, Hedi Slimane and more; 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
36-01 43rd Ave, Long Island City; 718-784-7700.
Mar. 9, Kyrkostas Birthday Music Recital; Mar. 14, The New Shanghai Circus; to Apr. 1, Discomfiture of Presence: A Multiple Piece by Olga Alexander exhibit; QC Campus, Kissena Boulevard, Flushing; 718-793-8080.
Queens Theatre In The Park
Mar. 3 to 6, Renée Taylor & Joe Bologna in "It Had To Be You"; Mar. 13, 14, Philadanco; Mar. 18 to 21 and 25 to 28, Greater Messapia; Mar. 20, Duck Soup Magic Show, Raices Habaneras; Mar. 26 to Apr. 4, A Murder is Announced; to Mar. 31, Long Island City Artists Members Exhibition; Flushing Meadows–Corona Park, Flushing; 718-760-0686.
Thalia Spanish Theatre
To Mar. 28, "Tangomania," 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside; 718-729-3880.
Mar. 6, 7, 20, 21, Italian Charities of America Saturday and Sunday, with instruction, dances; Mar. 13, 14, "Here and Now" art exhibit, R.S.V.P., 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718-478-3100.
Mar. 14, Queens Festival Orchestra Association presents the Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra Young Persons Concert; Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd.; 516-785-2532.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Dances
Mar. 5, "Murder At The St. Patrick’s Day Parade!"; The Beach Club, 129 Beach 116th St, Rockaway Park; 718-634-6500; Mar. 19, "Murder At The Leprechaun Ball!"; The White House, 10-24 154th St., Whitestone; 718-746-1111.
Mar. 15, Chamber of Commerce Borough of Queens annual St. Patrick’s Day luncheon; Terrace on the Park, 111th Street, Flushing Meadows–Corona Park, open seating, reserved tables of 10 only, no refunds; 718-898-8500.
Mar. 27, Queens Child Guidance Center gala dinner dance; Terrace on the Park, Flushing Meadows–Corona Park; 718-651-7770.
Apr. 3, Astoria Civic Association, Judge Charles J. Vallone 71st Anniversary Scholarship Dinner-Dance; Riccardo’s, 21-04 24th Ave.; 718-545-5353
Fleas, Fairs, Fundraisers
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.
Items of Community Interest
Mar. 3, New York Aquarium in Coney Island and New York Sea Grant "Jamaica Bay’s Disappearing Marshes" forum, Sea Cliffs Exhibit Room, NY Aquarium, Coney Island; 718-338-3338, ext. 223.
Mar. 4, Midville Dodgers final registration for 2004 teams; Our Lady of Hope School Auditorium, 61-27 71st St., Middle Village; 718-651-5865.
Mar. 4, 18, HANAC and HPD free certification course on lead-poisoning prevention and environmental safety; I.S. 204, 36-41 28th St., Astoria; 718-728-6886.
Mar. 5, Municipal Art Society Planning Center Friday Forums: Economic Development Corporation Industrial Study, 457 Madison Ave., Manhattan; R.S.V.P. Ms. Mordana, 212-935-3960.
Mar. 7, Queens St. Patrick’s Parade; 5th annual "Cherishing All the Children of the Nation Equally"; Sunnyside/Woodside; call Brendan, 718-721-2780 or Barbara, 718-591-5717, www.stpatsforall.com.
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 invitation only, boys and girls 10 to 19 years; 704-373-0873.
Parks & Recreation
Alley Pond Environmental Center
Mar. 4, 11, 18, 25, Watercolor Workshops; Mar. 6, Paper Maché Animal Masks, The Joy of Photography; Mar. 6, 14, 20, "Dino"mite Dinosaurs; Mar. 7, The Joy of Digital Photography, The Joy of Photoshop; Mar. 7, 13, 21, Barnyard Buddies; Mar. 13, Bluebirds Up Close; Mar. 14, Art Alive! Mar. 20, Toddler Time on the Weekend, Spring Into Spring, Rainsticks, An Evening With The Stars, Spring Migrants; Mar. 21, State of the Sound; to Mar. 25, Sunny Bunnies and Toddler Time; to Mar. 26, Wee Sprouts, Fledglings; Mar. 27, Enjoy the Season Nature Walk, APEC Square Dance; Mar. 28, The Joy of Digital Photography, The Joy of Photoshop; to Mar. 29, Nature Club, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston; (NOTE: children’s programs are run in sessions, call APEC for actual dates); 718-229-4000.
NY Hall of Science
47-01 111th St., Flushing; 718-699-0005.
Queens Botanical Garden
Mar. 6, Natural Lawn Care; Mar. 7, Late Winter Pruning; Mar. 14, Preparing Your Garden for Spring Planting; Mar. 20, 28, Herbs in Myth and Magic I & II; Mar. 21, Starting Vegetables and Flowers from Seeds; 718-886-3800.
Socrates Sculpture Park
718-956-1819 or 311.
School News & Events
Through March, I.S. 5 art exhibit "Patterns in Nature"; Cedar House Café, 70-10 Grand Ave., Maspeth; 718-478-9569.
Central Queens YM & YWHA
Mar. 9, meet the author, discuss political correctness; Mar. 16, fencing for children and teens; Mar. 14, 21, speakers discuss how Babylonian Jewry dominated and influenced the evolution of modern Jewry; Mar. 17, 24, speakers discuss ways to improve memory; March, Ruth F. Levine art exhibition; ongoing, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, belly, Israeli, line, jazz dance; 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.
Mar. 7, 14, 21, 28, Lifeguard Training full course; Mar. 9, CPR for the Professional Rescuer re-certification only; to Mar. 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.