Calendar of Events
Mar. 26, 2 p.m. The Sunnyside-Woodside Lions Club, “Meet the Easter Bunny.” In case of rain event will be held in church basement; All Saint’s Church, 43-12 46th St.
Apr. 7, 7:30 p.m., United Community Civic; Augustana Lutheran Church, 69-05 Ditmars Blvd., Astoria Heights.
Mar. 31, 8 p.m., William Jefferson Clinton Democratic Club; Receptin House, 167-17 Northern Blvd., Flushing.
Apr. 18, May 23, Jun. 20, Sep. 19, Oct. 17, Nov. 21, Dec. 19, 7:30 p.m., Middle Village Republican Club; Trinity Lutheran Church, downstairs, 63-70 Dry Harbor Rd., Middle Village.
Apr. 5, 7 p.m., Board 4; Flanders Field Post 150, 51-11 108th St., Corona; 718-760-3141.
Apr. 13, 7:30 p.m., Board 8; Hillcrest Jewish Center, 183-02 Union Tpke.; 718-264-7895.
Apr. 14, 9:30 a.m., Board 1; Kaufman Astoria Studio Cafe, 34-12 36th St.; Apr. 19, 7 p.m.; Astoria World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd.; 718-786-3335.
Mar. 29, 8 p.m., sharp, 108th Police Precinct; Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31 39th St., 2nd Floor.
Community Education Councils
Apr. 12, District 30; I.S. 230, 73-10 34th Ave., Jackson Heights; May 10, P.S. 78, 48-09 Center Blvd., Long Island City; Jun. 14, PS. 212, 34-25 82nd St., Jackson Hts.; call 718-391-8380 for time and directions.
Mar. 28, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Self Help for Hard of Hearing; Lexington School for the Deaf, 30th Avenue, Jackson Heights; 718-350-3183.
Mar. 28, 8 p.m., Whitestone VFW Post 4787, 19-12 149th St.; 718-746-0540.
Mar. 29, 10 a.m. to noon, New York Metropolitan Transportation Council; NYC Department of City Planning, 199 Water St., Manhattan; 212-383-7251.
Mar. 30, 1 p.m., Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society Inc; Emanuel United Church of Christ, 91st Avenue, Woodhaven; 718-846-1907.
Apr. 11, May 9, Jun. 13, Jul. 11, Aug. 8, Sep. 12, Oct. 10, Nov. 14, Dec. 12, 8 p.m., Elmhurst-Jackson Heights Post 298, 30-61 87th St., East Elmhurst; 718-429-9298.
Town Hall Meeting
Mar. 30, 7 to 9 p.m., New York City Councilmember David Weprin; Queensborough Community College, 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside, Medical Arts Building, Room M 136.
Arts & Entertainment
Flushing Town Hall
To Apr. 3, Long Island City: The Creative Path showcases artists Lucy Fradkin, Eliot Lable and Mary Teresa Giancoli, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing; 718-463-7700.
LaGuardia Community College
Mar. 24, Haale in Concert; Apr. 14, Vocalist, Gino Sitson; May 7, Music/Dance Troupe, Raices Habaneras; Jun. 14, Singer/Songwriter, Kevin So, LaG CC, Little Theatre, 47th Avenue and Van Dam Street, Long Island City; 718-482-5151.
Museum of the Moving Image
Mar. 26, To Take A Wife, Rachida; Mar. 27, Osama, Rana's Wedding; Apr. 1, Korea; Apr. 2, Animal Crackers, A Night at the Opera, The Blue Angel; Apr. 3, A Night at the Opera, A Day at the Races, The Blue Angel; Apr. 6, Casablanca; Apr. 8, Beyond the Sea; Apr. 9, The Cocoanuts, Duck Soup, Sans Soleil, La Jetée; Apr. 10, Monkey Business, Horse Feathers, Sans Soleil, La Jetée; Apr. 15, The Holy Girl; Apr. 16, Candid Camera, Cachimba; Apr. 17, Candid Camera, Nanook of the North, Chronicle of a Summer, Portrait of Teresa; Apr. 20, Cabin in the Sky; Apr. 22, Tai Chi Fist; Apr. 23, The Real World, Don’t Look Back, Lonely Boy, A Married Couple, Tabu; Apr. 24, The Little Fugitive, Beauty #2, Rape, Portrait of Jason, Tabu; Apr. 25 to Apr.28, The Little Fugitive; Apr. 29, The Little Fugitive, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg; Apr. 30, The Little Fugitive, David Holzman's Diary, Sherman's March, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg; 35th Avenue, Astoria; 718-784-0077.
P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center
Ongoing in March, Hans-Peter Feldmann, 22-25 Jackson Ave., Long Island City; 718-784-2084.
Queensborough Community College
Mar. 27, “The Masters of Song: Avi Albrecht, Benjamin Warschawski”; to Mar. 31, “Echo Sonata” Paintings. “Mappings” Sculptures; “Painting with Fire; ongoing, An American Odyssey; African Art and the Khabouris Codex Exhibits; : 1945-1980, 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside; 718-631-6327.
Apr. 2, Tango Jazz Fusion; Apr. 3, Violinist Elmar Oliveira; Apr. 17, KIDSCLASSICS “Percussion,” Queens College Campus, Flushing; 718-793-8080.
Queens Museum of Art
Mar. 26, 27, South Asian Dance and Theater Festival; Mar. 31, Van Gogh: From Holland to France; Apr. 1, South Asian American Art Today, offsite; Apr. 3, South Asian Contemporary Art, offsite; Apr. 7, Picasso: From Spain to France; Apr. 14, Kandinsky: From Russia to Germany; Apr. 21, Georgia O’Keefe: From Wisconsin to New York to New Mexico; Apr. 23, 24, South Asian Music Festival; to Apr. 25, Films of Revolution and Responsibility, call for titles; Apr. 28, Isamu Noguchi: New York to Paris; May 5, Red Grooms: Tennessee to New York; May 21, South Asian Authors Today; 718-592-9700.
Queens Theatre In The Park
Mar. 26, 27, The Value of Names; Flushing Meadows–Corona Park; 718-760-0064.
Mar. 25, Jewish Child Care Association Theater For Action “Finding Home Again…”; Reform Temple of Forest Hills, 71-11 112th St., Forest Hills; Mar. 27; Central Queens YM-YWHA, 67-09 108th St., Forest Hills; Apr. 14; TBD Midtown Manhattan; 718-742-8521.
Mar. 26, CYPRECO of America, Music of the Ancient Greeks; Broadway Library, 40-20 Broadway, Astoria; 718-626-7896.
To Mar. 27, Thalia Spanish Theatre “I Love Tango,” 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside; 718-729-3880.
Apr, 2, 16, 30, Italian Charities of America Saturday dances; Apr. 2, 10, 17, Sunday dances with instructions-, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718-478-3100.
Apr. 2, The Flushing Jewish Community Council Dances From Around the World; Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14th Rd., College Point; 718-463-0434, ext. 2.
•Astoria Performing Arts Center and Queens’ restaurateur Charlie Kourakos open mic and entertainment at Cabaret at The Cave, 31-11 Broadway, Astoria. For scheduled headliners and more information log onto www.apacny.org or call 718-278-5925.
Fleas, Fairs, Fundraisers
Mar. 31, Queens Symphony Orchestra 2005 Symphony Blast! Gala; Sheraton La Guardia East Hotel; 718-326-4455, ext. 16.
Apr. 9, The Oratorio Society of Queens Annual Fundraising Dinner; Temple Beth Sholom, Grand Dining Room, Northern Boulevard, Flushing; 718-279-4842.
Apr. 24, Central Astoria LDC, Steinway Street between 28th and 34th Avenues.
May 18-23, St. Demetrios Cathedral, 30th Drive between 30th and 31st Streets.
May 30, September 25, Broadway Astoria Merchants & Professionals, Broadway between Crescent and 47th Streets.
Now, Queen of Angels School Fundraiser to keep the school open, send tax-deductible donations to “Save Our School” 44-15 Skillman Ave., Sunnyside, NY 11104; 718-937-3244.
Sankofa: Learn from the past to build for the future.
Mar. 23, Queensborough Community College,“Nutritionist”; 718-631-6322.
March, Woodhaven-Richmond Hill Volunteer Ambulance Corps is holding certification classes in CPR and First Aid, to register or for information, call 718-296-7918.
Apr. 9, Queens Centers for Progress and the NYC Department of Environmental Protection 30th Annual Hike-For-Health, in memory of Christopher Postiglione; 718-380-3000, ext. 298.
To Apr. 30, Hadassah “A Lifeline for Israel: The Hadassah Medical Organization, 1913-1967”; Center of Jewish History, 15 W. 16th St., Manhattan; 212-303-8155.
Mar. 26, King Manor Museum Spring Egg Hunt, 150th Street and Jamaica Avenue; Jamaica; 718-206-0545.
Apr. 4, Greater Astoria Historical Society Slide Lecture on Lent–Riker–Smith homestead; 718-278-2437.
Tuesday/Saturday/Sunday, Queens Historical Society, 40 Years of Chinese Immigrants in Queens; Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37th Ave., Flushing; 718-939-0647.
Items of Community Interest
Mar. 23, Queensborough Community College “Globalization, Clash of Civilizations…” to Dec. 31, “Tempted, Misled, Slaughtered…”; 718-281-5770.
Mar. 23, Asian Women In Business workshop “Is Franchising For You? … ,” Time Inc., 1271 Avenue of the Americas, 8th Floor, Manhattan; 212-868-1368 admission fee.
Mar. 24, Community Board 3 Annual BusinessYouth Convention 2005; I.S. 227, 32-02 Junction Blvd., East Elmhurst; 718-458-2707.
Mar. 31, Neighborhood Housing Services free Homebuyers Seminar; for information, call 718-732-8045; to Apr. 15, Free Income Tax Preparation, 60-20 Woodside Ave. (inside Astoria Federal Savings), 2nd Floor, Astoria; 718-457-1017.
Apr. 9, Federation of Italian American Organizations of Queens, Inc. ESL citizenship training; I.S. 141, 37-11 21st Ave., Astoria; 718-204-2444.
Long Island Children’s Museum
Wednesday-Friday, Early Childhood Programs: Music and Movement; stArt, and Messy Afternoons, 11 Davis Ave., Garden City. Some advance registration required 516-224-5868.
Parks & Recreation
Alley Pond Environmental Center
Apr. 2, Introduction to Alley Pond Park; Apr. 3, Nature Detective Series; Apr. 7, 14, 21, May 5, 12, 19, Watercolor Flowers; Apr. 7, 14, 21, May 5, 12, 19, 26, Conservation Club; Apr. 9, 10, 16, 17, Bunny Bonanza; Apr. 14, Spring Peeper Walk; ongoing: birthday parties for 2 to 3 and 4 to 12 year old children, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston; 718-229-4000.
Mar. 26, Night Hike; 718-846-2731 or 311.
Queens Botanical Garden
Mon., Wed., Fri., seniors wanted for Senior Garden Program, 43-50 Main St., Flushing; 718-886-3800.
Queens County Farm Museum
Mar. 26, Barnyard Easter Egg Hunt, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park; 718-347-FARM.
Voelker Orth Museum/Bird Sanctuary/Victorian Garden
Apr. 23, May 14, Jun. 11, Victorian High Tea; Apr. 9, May 21, Trivia Pursuit Dinners: I “Ragtime to Blues,” II “The Silver Screen,” III “The Broadway Musical”, 149-19 38th Ave., Flushing; 718-359-6227.
March, Ice skating season continues at Wollman and Lasker Rink, Central Park; Abe Stark, Coney Island; World’s Fair Ice Skating Rink, Flushing Meadows–Corona Park; World War II Veterans Memorial Rink, Staten Island, Kate Wollman Rink, Prospect Park. For information, call 311.
Apr. 3, "Wildman" Steve Brill’s Hunt for Wild Carrots in Kissena Park, 164th Street and Booth Memorial Avenue, Flushing; 914-835-2153 at least 24 hours before event to reserve.
May, 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.
School News & Events
Apr. 9, Christ the King Regional H.S. Annual Hall of Fame Awards–Fundraising Dinner; 718-366-7400, ext. 272.
May, I.S. 125 Spring Festival Showcase. To donate goods, volunteer or contribute to any of these events, contact Parent Coordinator, Heather Strafer at 718-937-0320, ext. 414.
Central Queens YM & YWHA
Apr. 30, Art Exhibit of Queens Scenes; 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; Family Workshops, 67-09 108th St., Forest Hills. Call for fees, 718-268-5011.
Cross Island Y
Apr. 2, Healthy Kids Day; Apr. 11 to June 26, 10-week course in computers for children, adults and seniors; 718-551-9314; ongoing, art programs for youth, teens and adults, ballroom dancing, dance for ages 3 to 11, computer learning opportunities; martial arts; training for Special Olympics; instructional wrestling; Smart Start; instructional soccer, instructional baseball, arts programs for youth, teens & adults, 238-10 Hillside Ave., Bellerose. For information, call 718-479-0505.
Queensboro HillA Concert of Chinese Folk Music
FlushingInfoLinQ Class (In English)
FlushingBook Discussion Group (In Spanish)
Langston HughesSmall Business/Self-Employed
BroadwayKnitting Workshop for Adults
FlushingIran's Mindset, Chinese Film Festival ,
International Film Series
Forest HillsClassical Saturdays at Forest Hills
Jackson HeightsSongs by Richard Rodgers
BroadwayClassical Saturdays @Your Library,
A Concert of Ancient Greek
East ElmhurstRemembering King
Howard BeachAn Italian Revue
Kew Gardens Hills The Influence of the NYC Panorama on Artists of the 20th Century
Middle VillageBrava Broadway
East ElmhurstOpen Mic
South Ozone ParkBook Club, The Namesake
Central LibraryAfrican-American Autobiography,
Polish Your Resume
East ElmhurstRemembering King
Jackson HeightsFree Individual Income Tax
Counseling for Low-Income Older Adults
FlushingStay Well Exercise for Adults 60+
Jackson HeightsTaxpayer Outreach Program (In Spanish)
East FlushingComputer Classes
East FlushingBook Discussion
AuburndaleFrom Vivaldi to the Beatles
FlushingRingling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey
Forest HillsA Talk with a Russian Author
Langston HughesCreative Writing
Central LibraryBilingual Storytime (In English/Spanish)
Howard BeachToddler Time
BroadwayToddler Learning Center
ElmhurstToddler Learning Center
FlushingToddler Learning Center (In Mandarin) Queensboro HillToddler Learning Center (In Chinese)
BroadwayToddler Crafts Time
BroadwayCraft Hour Springtime Origami Projects
East FlushingArts and Crafts
Fresh MeadowsFrom China to Chinatown
Central LibrarySaturdays at the Gallery for Kids
BaysideChinese Papercutting with
LaureltonLaurelton Children's Book Club
WoodsideFrom China to Chinatown
Howard BeachBig Readers
LeffertsPicture Book Time
Howard BeachToddler Time
Queensboro HillToddler Time
BelleroseToddler Learning Center
Central LibraryToddler Time
Kew Gardens HillsToddler Learning Center
Langston HughesToddler Learning Center
Lefrak CityToddler Learning Center
Ozone ParkToddler Learning Center
Queens VillageToddler Learning Center
SeasideToddler Learning Center
WhitestoneToddler Learning Center
BroadwayPreschool Crafts Time
Queensboro HillPreschool Storytime
Howard BeachPre-K Program.