2006-02-01 / Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Community Meetings


Feb. 2, 7-10 p.m., United Community Civic.; Museum of the Moving Image, Riklis Theater, 36-01 35th Ave.; 718-545-3889.

Feb. 7, 8 p.m., Astoria Civic; Riccardo’s, 21-01 24th Ave.; 718-545-5353.

Community Boards

Feb. 2, 7 p.m., Board 2; Sunnyside Senior Center, 43-31 39th St.; Feb. 13, 7 p.m., P.S. 12, Auditorium, 42-00 72nd St., Woodside 718-533-8773.

Feb. 8, Mar. 8, Apr. 5, May 10, Jun. 14, Sep. 13, Oct. 18, Nov. 8, Dec. 13, 7:30 p.m., Board 8; Hillcrest Jewish Center, 183-02 Union Tpke., Flushing, call to confirm location; 718-264-7895.

Feb. 8, Mar. 8, Apr. 11, May 10, Jun. 14, 7:30 p.m., Board 6; Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202; 718-263-9250.

Feb. 13, 7 p.m., sharp, Board 7; Union Plaza Care Center, 33-23 Union St., Flushing; 718-359-2800.

Feb. 21, Board 1; Astoria World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd.; 718-786-3335.

Community Councils

Feb. 28, 8 p.m., sharp, 108th Police Precinct; Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31 39th St., 2nd Floor.

Community Education Councils

Feb. 15, Mar. 14, Apr. 11, May 9, Jun. 13, District 30, call for time and location; 718-391-8380.


Feb. 1, 12:30 p.m., AARP Chapter 2889; First Presbyterian Church of Newtown, 54-05 Seabury St., Elmhurst.

Feb. 2. Feb. 23, Mar. 16, Apr. 6, Apr. 27, May 18, Jun. 8, Jun. 29, Jul. 20, Aug. 10, Aug. 31, Sep. 21, Oct. 12, Nov. 2, Nov. 22, Dec. 14, Borough President’s Land Use Public Hearings, Queens Borough Hall, Borough President’s Conference Room, 2nd Floor,120-55 Queens Blvd.,call to confirm dates; 718-286-2640.

Feb. 3, Holliswood Hospital 87-37 Palermo St., Holliswood, 718.776.-8181, ext.358.

Feb. 5, 9:30 a.m., Jewish War Veterans Post 250; Rego Park Jewish Center, 97-30 Queens Blvd.; 718-AX 7-7711.

Feb. 13, Mar. 6, Apr. 10, May 15, Jun. 19, Jul. 10, Sep. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, Dec. 11; 5:30 p.m., BOROUGH BOARD: Feb. 14, 9:00 a.m. (location TBA), Mar. 7, Apr. 11, May 16, Jun. 20, Jul. 11, Sep. 19, Oct. 17, Nov. 14, Dec. 12, 9:30 a.m. BOROUGH CABINET, Queens Borough Hall, Borough President’s Conference Room, 2nd Floor,120-55 Queens Blvd., dates are subject to confirmation; 718-286-2640.

Feb. 14, noon, AARP North Flushing Chapter 4158; Church-on-the-Hill, 167-07 35th Ave., Flushing.

Feb. 14, Mar. 16, 12:30 p.m., Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce; Dazies Restaurant, 39-41 Queens Blvd., $18.

Feb. 21, 6 p.m., NYC Department of Transportation; White Castle Headquarters, 69-01 34th Ave., Woodside; BQE Project Liaison Tom McCarley, 718-424-4157.

Feb. 27, Mar. 27, 6 p.m. Queens Chapter of SHHH at Lex., film “Unheard Voices”, 30th Avenue, Jackson Heights; 718-350-3183.

Arts & Entertainment

Barnes & Noble

Feb. 13, Open Mic Poetry; Feb. 14, Valentine’s Day Storytime & Craft, Weekly Storytimes; Feb. 16, Meet Author Karen Noe; Feb. 18, Generations! Interative Children’s Workshop; Feb. 19, Harry Potter Club: Chamber of Secrets; Feb. 20, Poetry Writing Essentials; Feb. 21, Women’s Studies Book Group: The Feminine Mystique; Feb. 22, Around the Corner Book Group: The Sea; Feb. 26, Wedding Planning Workshop, Froggy Character Appearance, free programs, 176-60 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows.

Flushing Town Hall

Feb. 3, Virtuoso Jazz, Wind Dance: Encounter, Victor Lin Trio; Feb. 4, Queens Jazz Trail, Storytelling with a Jazzy Twist, Music for Tots!; Feb. 5, Wind Dance: Let’s Dance; Feb. 11, The Joke’s on You!, Music for Tots!, Bright Sheng & Friends ; Feb. 15, Are You Ready My Sister?; Feb. 18, Blues in the Morning, Music for Tots!; Feb. 24, BiTrip New Asian American Danceworks; Feb. 25, Slant Performance, Takeout To Go!; Feb. 26, Curator’s Talk, Film “The Color of Funny”; Apr. 9, Reflections of Contemporary Chinese Art; admission, Northern Boulevard, Flushing; 718-463-7700.

Museum of the Moving Image

Feb. 3, 4, 5, Masculine–Feminine; Feb. 4, Full Metal Jacket, The Last Flight; Feb. 5, No Greater Glory; Ninotchka; Feb. 10, Tsotsi; Feb. 11, The Yakuza, My Beautiful Laundrette; Feb. 12, The Brother From Another Planet, Genghis Blues; Feb. 11, 12, Ali: Fear Eats the Soul; 35th Avenue, Astoria; 718-784-0077.

Noguchi Museum

Feb. 9-May 1, Jessica Rankin: The Measure Of Every Pause; Feb. 26-May 29, Wolfgang Tillmans: Freedom From The Known; to Mar. 5, The Imagery of Chess Revisited, 9-01 33rd Rd., Long Island City; 646-486-7050.

P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center

To Mar. 20, Ricky Swallow Sculptures; Fall 2005 Exhibitions Continue: Jon Kessler, Ari Marcopoulos, Day Labor, Adrian Paci, The Painted World, Peter Hujar, Stephen Shore: American Surfaces; 22-25 Jackson Ave., Long Island City; 718-784-2084.

Queens College

Feb. 8 to Mar. 30, How We Use Land: Photographs of Queens County; Feb. 12, Kids Classics: Follow the Beat; Feb. 14, Author Margaret Atwood; Feb. 23, DEF Poetry Jam, admission, 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing; 718-793-8080.

Queensborough Community College

Feb. 4, The Harlem Gospel Choir, The Orphan Singer; Feb. 8, Peter Vallone Booksigning: Learning to Govern-My Life in New York City Politics from Hell Gate to City Hall; Feb. 11, Love! Dance! Music!; Feb. 19, Helikon Opera Company:Die Fledermaus; to Mar. 17, Exhibit, Stefan Arteni: The Way of Form; ongoing, Paintings, “Elements of Life”; Exhibits, “African Art and the Khabouris Codex”; Wednesdays/Thursdays, The Anthropology Museum of the People of New York & Armenia Cultural Education Resource Center Gallery, 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside; 718-631-6327.

Queens Theatre In The Park

Feb. 2, 4, 5, Cookin’ at the Cookery; Feb. 11, Caribbean Shaker Workshop; Feb. 11, 12, The Last Dragon, admission, Flushing Meadows–Corona Park; 718-760-0064, or visit online at www.queenstheatre.org.


Feb. 2-Mar.26, Thalia Spanish Theatre, Tango & Flamenco Fusion, admission, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside; 718-729-3880.

Feb. 2-5, 8-12, The Creek Theater “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”; 10-93 Jackson Ave., Long Island City; 347-724-4056.

Feb. 2 -May 1, P.S.1, Jessica Stockholder: Of Standing Float Roots in Thin Air large-scale sculpture, admission, 22-25 Jackson Ave., Long Island City.

Feb. 4, Louis Armstrong House Museum, “At Home in Corona: A Conversation”; Feb. 11, “Louis Armstrong: Fountainhead”; Feb. 18, “Armstrong and the Roots of Jazz in New Orleans”; Feb. 25, “Armstrong: Collage Artist, Amateur Archivist”; to Feb. 26, Louis Armstrong House & Archives Jack Bradley Collection “I Can’t Give You Anything But Love…” exhibit and tour; Saturdays in February, special pre-tour presentation and guided tours included in admission, 34-56 107th St., Corona; 718-478-8274.

Feb. 6, Friday Dances with Instruction Italian Charities of America Feb. 11, 25, Saturday Dances, admission, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718-478-3100.

Feb. 7, 8, FSF Community Theatre Group Open Auditions, “Blythe Spirit”; Free Synagogue of Flushing, 41-60 Kissena Blvd.; 800-260-6789 or 516-354-5210.

Feb. 8, Kew Gardens Community Center Book Club Discussion, In Cold Blood, Feb. 14, “Murphy’s Romance”, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd.; 718-268-5960.

Feb. 10, LaGuardia Community College “The Last of the Red Hot Mamas” Sweet Georgia Brown, Little Theater Performing Arts Center, 47th Street, Long Island City; 718-482-5151.

Feb. 11, Queens Symphony Orchestra 2006, Love! Dance! Music, admission, 80-00 Cooper Ave., Bldg. 22, Glendale; 718-326-4455.

Feb. 12, Musica Reginae, Sedalia To Harlem–Walk The Road Again, admission, 33-19 210th St., Bayside; 718-279-4842.

Sedalia To Harlem–Walk The Road Again, 33-19 210th St., Bayside; 718-279-4842.

Feb. 19, The Con Brio Ensemble, Concert; Flushing Library, Main Street; Feb. 22, Concert; Lehman College Recital Hall, The Bronx; Feb. 26, Concert; Donnell Library Center, 20 W. 53rd St., Manhattan, free, contributions welcome; 718-459-2247.

Feb. 24, “Murder At The Olympics!”; Riccardo’s, 21-02 24th Ave., Astoria; 718-721.7777. For more information, call 888-SHOOT-EM.

Feb. 25, Mar. 25, Apr. 22, May 27, Jun. 24, Women’s Studio Center, Women’s Writers Forum, free; 21-25 44th Ave., Long Island City; 718-361-5649.

To Feb. 25, AQA Gallery “What’s Cooking in Forest Hills”; ongoing, “Got Art” classes, “”Beyond Arts & Crafts” for children, 99-10 Metropolitan Ave.; 718-520-9842.

To Mar. 5, Socrates Sculpture Park, EAF05: 2005 Emerging Artists Fellowship Exhibition, Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City; 718-956-1819.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Dances

Feb. 14, 8:30 a.m., Queens Chamber of Commerce Breakfast with the borough president and her cabinet; New York LaGuardia Airport Marriott, 102-05 Ditmars Blvd., East Elmhurst.

Feb. 16, 7 p.m., Little Neck-Douglaston Memorial Day Parade Organization’s 2006 Annual Dinner Dance; Terrace on the Park, 52-11 111th St., Corona; 718-279-3200.

Fleas, Fairs, Fundraisers

Feb. 9, Queens Council on the Arts 40th Anniversary Fundraising Gala; Metropolitan Building, 44-01 11th St. Long Island City; 718-647-3377.

Feb. 18, Italian Charities of America Flea Market, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718-478-3100.

Mar. 3, American Cancer Society “Daffodil Days” advance orders will be taken for delivery or pick up week of Mar. 20, 97-77 Queens Blvd., Suite 1110, Rego Park; 800-ACS-2345 or www.cancer.org/daffodils.


Feb. 7, Council of Senior Centers and Services Annual Conference, Community Resources; Feb. 14, Early Childhood Services: Birth to 5, Queens Borough Public Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica; 212-677-4650.

Feb. 8, Brookdale Center on Aging, Medicare Part D Workshop; Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31 39th St., 2nd Floor, Sunnyside; 718-784-6173, ext. 140.

Feb. 22, Queensborough Community College, "Take Heart: A Life-changing Approach to Heart Health", 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside; 718-631-6327.

Feb. 22, Mar. 29, SHAREing & CAREing breast cancer clinics; MSHQ-Senior Health Center, 27-15 30th Ave., Long Island City; 718-777-5766.

•Wednesday morning, Ridgewood Older Adult Center & Services free yoga classes, after Dec. 7 nominal fee, 59-14 70th Ave., Ridgewood; 718-456-2000.


Greater Astoria Historical Society

Feb. 4, "General Grant”; Feb. 6, “Ellis Island”; ongoing, “Astoria’s Greatest Generation: World War II + 60 Years”; Quinn’s Gallery, 4th Floor, 35-20 Broadway, Long Island City; 718-278-0700 or go to http://www.astorialic.org.

Historic Districts Council

Feb. 16, “What Does Preservation Do To Neighborhood Economics?”; Feb. 23, “Preservation Myths and Realities: Case Studies…”, 232 E. 11th St., Manhattan; 212-614-9107.

Museum of Jewish Heritage

To Mar. 12, Bukharan Odyssey: Photographs by Zion Ozeri, general museum admission, 36 Battery Pl., Battery Park City, Lower Manhattan, (646) 437-4200.

Queens Historical Society

Feb. 9, Brother & Me; Feb. 26, Friends of Freedom: The Anti-Slavery Struggle in Queens and Long Island; to Sep. 3, 40th Anniversary celebration of the designation of Kingsland Homestead as first landmark in Queens; ongoing, Kingsland: From Homestead to House Museum; Family Life at Kingsland; Persistence: A Celebration of Landmarks in Queens–Past, Present, Future; Slide Lecture, 143-35 37th Ave., Flushing; 718-939-0647, ext. 17.

Items of Community Interest

Feb. 3, Forest Hills Community House/Senior Center, Lecture: Identity Theft; Feb. 9, Lecture: Hypertension; Feb. 10, Elder Abuse…; Feb. 14, Valentine’s Day Celebration; Feb. 17, Lecture, Balance wellness, NORC Lcture: Bridging the Culture…; Feb. 23, Black History Month; Wednesdays, by appointment onlyfree income tax preparation; 718-699-1010.

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