2004-04-28 / Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Community Meetings
Associations
Calendar of Events Community Meetings Associations

Community Meetings
Associations

Apr. 29, 7:45 p.m., Juniper Park Civic; Trinity Lutheran Hall, 63-70 Dry Harbor Rd., Middle Village; 718-651-5865.

May 3, 8 p.m., Jackson Heights Neighborhood; Atonement Lutheran Church, basement meeting room, 87th Street.

May 6, 7:30 p.m., United Community Civic; Augustana Lutheran Church, church hall, 69-05 Ditmars Blvd., Astoria Heights; 718-932-5415.

May 10, 7:30 p.m., Middle Village Property Owners/Residents; St. Margaret’s, parish hall, 79th Place; 718-894-4114.

Community Boards

May 4, Jun. 1, 7:15 p.m., Board 4; Flanders Field Post 150, 51-11 108th St., Corona; 718- 760-3141.

May 6, 7 p.m., Board 2; Sunnyside Senior Center, 43-31 39th St., 2nd floor; 718-533-8773.

May 10, 7 p.m., Board 7; Union Plaza Care Center, 33-23 Union St., Flushing; 718-359-2800.

May 13, 9:30 a.m., Board 1; Kaufman Astoria Studios, commissary, 34-12 36th St., Astoria; 718-786-3335.

May 19, 7:30 p.m., Board 8; Queens Center for Progress, 81-15 164th St., Flushing; 718-264-7895.

Clubs

Apr. 29, 8 p.m., William Jefferson Clinton Democratic Club; Reception House, 167-17 Northern Blvd., Flushing.

Community School Boards

May 11, 8:30 p.m., Board 30; I.S. 145, auditorium, 33-34 80th St., Jackson Heights.

Other

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

May 13, 10:30 a.m., Queens Borough Board Land Use public hearing, Queens Borough Hall, BP conference room, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens; 718-286-3000.

May 18, 9:30 a.m., Queens Borough Cabinet Meeting, Queens Borough Hall, BP conference room, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens; 718-286-3000.

Arts & Entertainment

American Museum of the Moving Image

Apr. 30, The Speaking Hand: Zakir Hussain, The Girl Of Your Dreams (La Niña De Tus Ojos); May 1, Goya In Bordeaux, La Comunidad; May 2, The Naked Eye (La Mirada Del Otro), Torrente 2: Mission In Marbella; May 8, Second Skin, Sound Of The Sea (Son De Mar); May 9, Antarctica (Antartida), The Spell Of Shanghai (El Embrujo De Shanghai; 718-784-0077.

Flushing Town Hall

May 1, violinist Daniel Phillips and pianist Morey Ritt perform 20th and 21st century American Masters; 718-463-7700, ext. 222.

Museum for African Art

To Aug. 16, "Where Gods and Mortals Meet: Continuity and Renewal in Urhobo Art," 36-01 43rd Ave, Long Island City; 718-784-7700.

Queensborough Community College

May 8, the Queensborough chorus presents a collection of theatrical classics "The Magic of Theater," 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside; 718-631-6393.

Queens College

May 1, Latin Jazz All Stars; An Intimate Evening with Ruth Brown; May 2, Guarneri String Quartet; May 5, 7, Edward Albee, "The American Dream"; George Kaufman, Harvey Fierstein, "The Still Alarm": "On Tidy Endings, Don Nigro, "Bible"; May 6, 8, Christopher Durang, "The Actor’s Nightmare"; George Clayton Johnson, "Nothing in the Dark; Christopher Durang, "For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls"; Marsha Norman, "’night Mother"; May 15, New York Youth Symphony’s final concert Mahler’s Symphony No. 5; 718-793-8080.

Queens Theatre In The Park

Apr. 30, May 1, 2, 5, 6, 8, 9, "I Love My Wife"; May 1, Flores Argentinas, Women’s Secrets; May 15, 16, "Dance Brazil"; May 22, "The Little Mermaid"; May 22, 23, Ann Hampton Callaway; to May 23, Art Exhibition "Time and Place"; May 29, The Little Engine That Could; Flushing Meadows–Corona Park, Flushing; 718-760-0686.

Others

Apr. 30, Brooklyn Queens Conservatory of Music presents Music From China: Passport to Music Series, 42-76 Main St., Flushing; 718-461-8910.

Apr. 30, April Night; 31-10 Thomson Ave., Long Island City; 718-482-5151.

Apr. 30, May 1, 2, Andrean Players presents "Mame," 35-60 158th St., Flushing; 718-747-2611.

May 1, 15, 29, Italian Charities of America Saturday dances; May 9, 23, Sunday dances with instruction, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718-478-3100.

May 2, Open auditions for three starring children’s roles in the remake of "Little Fugitive"; P.S. 149, 93-11 34th Ave., Jackson Heights; www.littlefugitive.com.

To May 2, St. Bart’s Playhouse presents the Noel Coward musical "High Spirits," Park Avenue, Manhattan; 212-378-0248 or 378-0222.

May 8, Folk art: Boat Builders; May 8, "Power Town" Theater performance; May 11, Two-part American Sign Language Workshop; May 22, 23, "Steppin’ Out with Swing"; May 23, What Instrument Should I Play, Long Island Children’s Museum, 11 Davis Ave., Garden City; 516-224-5800.

May 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, Phoenix Players presents "The Clearing"; Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14th Rd., College Point; 516-678-0016 or 718-358-0067.

May 8, School of American Ballet auditions; P.S. 199, 39-20 48th Ave., Long Island City; 212-769-6600.

May 14, Jacob A. Riis Neighborhood Settlement House Spring Arts Festival 2004; 718-784-7447.

May 15, Jun. 26, Women’s Studio Center Women Writers Forum; 718-361-5649.

May 16, Oratorio Society of Queens 77th Annual Spring Concert; Queensborough Community College; 718-460-0726.

May 23, Forest Hills Festival of Arts.

May 28 to June 8, Big Apple Circus; Cunningham Park, Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows; 800-922-3772.

May 29, Bella Italia Mia "Italian Opera: A Celebration of Life"; Christ the King H.S., 68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village; 718-426-1240.

May, AQA Gallery "Got Art?" painting and art workshop, 99-10 Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills; 718-520-9842.

May/June, Cedar House Café photo exhibit "Let’s Visit the Grand Canyon," 70-10 Grand Ave., Maspeth; 718-478-9569.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Dances

May 3, Queens Theatre in the Park’s 10th Anniversary Gala 2004, Flushing Meadows–Corona Park, 718-760-0686, ext. 126.

May 14, Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation "Celebrate Spring in Woodhaven" Dinner Dance; Le Cordon Bleu Caterers, 96-01 Jamaica Ave.; 718-805-0202.

May 16, Queens Jewish Community Council 8th Annual Testimonial and Installation Breakfast; Bayside Jewish Center; 718-544-3700, ext. 27.

May 16, Queens Jewish Community Council 8th Annual Breakfast; Bayside Jewish Center; 718-441-8029.

May 21, QSAC’s Casino Royale Annual Dinner Dance and Silent Auction; Terrace On The Park, Flushing Meadows–Corona Park.

June 18, "The Apprentice Murders!"; Niederstein’s, 69-16 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village, 718-326-0717.

Sept. 9, John F. Kennedy Regular Democratic Club of Queens "Salute to Labor" Dinner Dance; Terrace On The Park, Flushing Meadows–Corona Park, reserve 718-591-8446.

Fleas, Fairs, Fundraisers

May 8, Italian Charities of America flea market, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718-478-3100.

Historicals

Apr. 29 to May 2, King Manor Museum 177th Anniversary of the death and funeral of Rufus King; May 8, Family Workshops: Samplers and Sachets; May 22, Family Workshop: It’s Puzzling…, Jamaica Avenue; 718-206-0545.

May 16, Steinway Mansion Tours; May 23, Flushing Cemetery Tours; to Sep. 5, 35 Years of Collecting; Kingsland Homestead, Weeping Beech Park, 143-35 37th Ave., Flushing; 718-939-0647, ext. 17.

Items of Community Interest

Apr. 29, Brooklyn Borough Hall; Apr. 30, Manhattan-Foley Square Park.

Apr. 28, Queensborough Community College Frank Egan Memorial Health Lecture "Dealing with Bioterrorism," room G-201, RFK Hall, 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside.

Apr. 29, Women’s Studio Center Financial Planning Series: The Basics of Banking, Investing; www.womenstudiocenter.org.

Apr. 29, Lighthouse International "Living Better with Macular Degeneration and Glaucoma" free seminar; Forest Hills Branch Library, 108-19 71st Ave.; 718-997-4011.

Apr. 29, Laughter Therapy Workshop; Atria Kew Gardens, 117th Street and 84th Avenue, Bayside; 718-441-0300.

Apr. 30, Roosevelt Island Tree Board Annual Arbor Day Tree Planting; East Seawall north of Eastwood, in case of rain program will be in school auditorium.

May 1, Crosslands Youth and Family Outreach open house, 31-17 21st St.; 718-274-8824.

May 1, New York Cares 10th Annual Spring Clean-Up Day, for site locations and registration call 212-228-5000.

May 4, 18, 25, Flushing Jewish Community Council free intergenerational workshop series "Building Community through Story Sharing," 43-43 Bowne St., Flushing; 718-463-0434, ext. 1.

May 6, Assemblymember Michael Gianaris and the DMV Mobile Outreach Unit; Dellamonica Senior Center, Broadway and Crescent Street; 718-545-3889.

May 6, United States Coast Guard Auxiliary six-week Boating Safety Course registration; Floyd Bennett Field-Ryan Center, Brooklyn; 718-692-0508 or 718-788-7711.

May 7, Douglaston Garden Club annual plant sale, 32-17 Douglas Rd., Douglas Manor; 718-631-5058.

May 8, Sunnyside United Neighborhood Network Neighborhood Clean-Up Day 2004; Skillman Park, 42nd Street; 646-298-8669.

May 12, Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care & Rehabilitation conference on loss and bereavement, 271-11 76th Ave., New Hyde Park; 718-289-2105.

May 14, 15, 16, Steinway Days, 28th to 35th Avenue on Steinway Street; 718-361-6161.

May 15, Alliance for Lupus Research 5K walk; Eisenhower Park, Garden City, Long Island; 866-WALK-ALR.

May 15, 14th Annual Skaggs-Walsh 5K Road Race and 26th Annual Queens Half-Marathon; 718-762-1519 or 424-2478.

Parks & Recreation

Alley Pond Environmental Center

May 1, Spring Walk, Jamaica Bay Bird Walk; May 2, 29, Frogs and Polliwogs; May 9, Wild Food and Ecology Tour; May 11, Ecology and Zoology of Wetlands May 15, An Evening with the Stars Astronomy Programs, Rat Race, Project Wild Workshops; May 16, Beach Cleanup; birthday parties 2 to 3 and 4 to 12 years, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston; 718-229-4000.

New York Hall of Science

To May 9, 29th Annual Small World Photomicrography Exhibition; 47-01 111th St., Corona; 718-699-0005.

Queens Botanical Garden

May 2, Spring Talk:Plant Propagation; May 8, Just for Kids: Flower Fancy, Useful Weeds; May 16, 23, Spring Talk: Integrated Pest Management I; May 22, Just for Kids! Room to Bloom; May 23, Spring Talk: Integrated Pest Management II; May 30, Spring Talk: Integrated Pest Management III; 718-886-3800.

Queens County Farm Museum

May 16, Farm Fest, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park; 718-347-3276.

Urban Park Rangers

May 2, Alley Pond, Canoe with the Rangers; May 8, Alley Pond, Creatures of the Night; May 9, Forest Park, Early Bird Walk; May 15, Alley Pond, Giants of Alley, Awake; May 16, Kissena Park, Parsons Historic Grove Tour; May 22, Canoe with the Rangers; 311.

School News & Events

Apr. 30 May 1, Bryant H.S. Theatre Company presents "Oklahoma!"

May 8, Queens Lutheran School 50th Anniversary; Riccardo’s, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria; 718-721-4313.

May 14, P.S. 178 Annual Talent Show, 189-10 Radnor Rd., Jamaica Estates; 718-464-5763.

May 15, George J. Ryan M.S. 216 Gala Reunion 1954 through 1990, 64-20 175th St., Fresh Meadows; 347-563-4404 or 718-288-7076.

May 18, 20, P.S. 214, Cadwallader Colden School Golden Anniversary, 31-15 140th St., Flushing; 718-461-4055.

May 20, St. John’s Prep/Mater Cristi Golf and Tennis Outing; Brookville Country Club, Glen Head; 718-721-7200, ext. 686.

May 22, Monsignor McClancy Memorial H.S. First Annual President’s Dinner; Terrace on the Park, 52-11 111th St., Flushing Meadows–Corona Park; 718-397-9343.

May 23, St. Aloysius School flea market, tables available, 360 Seneca Ave., Ridgewood;718-821-7384.

May 25, Our World Neighborhood Charter School meeting, 36-12 35th Ave., Astoria; 718-392-3405.

June 6, Queen of Angels Home School Association second annual cake/rummage sale, Skillman Avenue and 44th Street.

June 19, St. John’s Prep H.S. 10-year reunion at the school, call the alumni office at 718-721-7200, ext. 686.

September 2004 registration, Our Lady of Fatima School, all classes, space is limited; 71-429-7031.

May 2005, Franklin K. Lane H.S. Class of 1955 and 1956 50 year reunion in progress, contact June G. 718-738-4271, Adele B. 631-543-3816 or LorraineC@classmates.com.

YMCAs

Central Queens YM & YWHA

May 3, Oral Historians Discuss Immigrants of Queens Today; May 13, Atlantic City; 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; Fridays "Sew" for Israel; 67-09 108th St., Forest Hills; 718-268-5011.

Cross Island

Ongoing: arts programs for youth, teens & adults; to Apr. 28, open house; May 1, First Time Home Buyers free workshop; May 7, Carnivale de Mayo; May 15, Building Strong Families Workshop; Jun. 10, nursery school open house; to June 25, 15-week,fundamentals of water polo, co-ed; Monday to Sunday, ballroom dancing, computer learning opportunities; martial arts; training for Special Olympics; instructional wrestling; Smart Start; instructional soccer, instructional baseball, 238-10 Hillside Ave., Bellerose. For information, call 718-479-0505.

Flushing

Ongoing: Flushing aquatics programs ages 6 months to 5 years, 6 to 14, 12+, 16+, gym/swim classes, swim lessons, teen & adult classes, SCUBA lessons; men’s basketball league; belly dancing; pilate’s, weight training for beginners; KidQuest, 138-46 Northern Blvd.; 718-961-6880, ext. 131.

YMCA Summer Day Camp Registration: Call your local Y for information.

Local Libraries

Programs and Performances for All

Apr. 30

11 a.m. Jackson Heights Branch

Picture Book

3:30 p.m. Auburndale Branch

Learn to Draw For Teens

2 p.m. Seaside Branch

Crazy Quilt Design: Quilt Workshop

3:30 p.m. East Elmhurst Branch

Let’s Read Together

May 1

10 a.m. Flushing Branch

InfoLinQ Class in English

1 p.m. Langston Hughes Branch

Phat Literature, The Politics of Poetry

2 p.m. Flushing Branch

Excerpts from Opera "Hansel and Gretel"; Public Speaking Workshop

3 p.m. Langston Hughes Branch

Words Matter: A Conversation with

Asian-American Writers

May 2

2 p.m. Central Library

Sunday Concerts at Central

Flushing Branch

350 Years in America-Lessons from

American Jewish History

May 3

10 a.m. Central Library

Stay Well Exercise for Older Adults

6 p.m. Briarwood Branch

Employment Rights for Immigrants

in Spanish

6:30 p.m. Hollis Branch

Medicaid Managed Care Workshop

Peninsula Branch

Financial Planning for Long Term Care

Woodhaven Branch

Opera: Works of Puccini and Verdi

7 p.m. Cambria Heights Branch

The Road to Retirement

Central Library

Career Exploration Inventory

May 4

1:30 p.m. Kew Gardens Hills Branch

Scams and Current Issues

2 p.m. Flushing Branch

Stay Well Exercise for Adults

2:30 p.m. East Flushing Branch

The Crooners

3 p.m. Whitestone Branch

Long-Term Care Insurance

3:30 p.m. Elmhurst Branch

More Ways to Get Children to Listen

4 p.m. Central Library

Road to Research Ages 8 to 12

Flushing Branch

Mother’s Day Origami Workshop

Woodhaven Branch

Junior Book Discussion Group

6 p.m. Central Library

Introduction to Microsoft Word Part I

6:30 p.m. Flushing Branch

Open Mic Night

PSA’s

Bike New York volunteers needed for the cycling event of the spring on May 2, rain or shine. Call BIKE NEW YORK now at 212-932-2453, ext. 133, e-mail vols@bikenewyork.org.

Forest Hills Community House & Senior Center, 718-699-1010 and Kew Gardens Community Center, 718-268-5960 host many activities Monday to Friday.


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