2006-03-08 / Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

How We Use Land: Photographs of Queens County on view at Queens College, now through March 30. The College is located at 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing; 718-7938080. How We Use Land: Photographs of Queens County on view at Queens College, now through March 30. The College is located at 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing; 718-7938080. St. Patrick's Day Festivities

Mar. 15, Frank Kenna Republican Club of Astoria St. Patrick's Day Party, $20 donation, 23-63 Steinway St.

Mar. 17, The St. Patrick's Day Murders!; The White House, 10-24

154th St., Whitestone, $39 pp; 718-746-1111.

Community Meetings


Mar. 9, 7:30 p.m., Dutch Kills; St. Patrick's School Hall, 39-38 28th St., Long Island City; 718-786-2049.

Mar. 14, Apr. 11, May 9, Jun. 13, Sep. 12, Oct. 10, Nov. 14, Dec. 12, 8 p.m., Forest Hills Civic & Community; American Legion Hall, 107-15 Metropolitan Ave.

Mar. 20, 7 p.m., sharp, United Forties Civic; P.S. 12 Auditorium, 42-00 72nd St.,Woodside; 917-650-7776.


Mar. 8, 7:45 p.m., Board 6; Kew Gardens Community Center, 8002 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202; 718-263-9250.

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.

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

Mar. 14, Apr. 11, May 9, Jun. 13, Sep. 12, Oct. 10, Nov. 14, Dec. 12, 7:30 p.m., Board 6; Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202; 718-263-9250.

Mar. 21, 7 p.m., Board 5; St. John's Queens Hospital, Cafeteria, 9002 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718-760-3141.


Mar. 15, Apr. 26, May 17, Jun. 21, Sep. 20, Oct. 18, Nov. 15, Dec. 20, 112th Police Precinct, Forest Hills.

Mar. 28, 8 p.m., 108th. Police Precinct; Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31 39th St., 2nd Floor. Education Councils Mar. 14, Apr. 11, May 9, Jun. 13, District 30, Region 4; I.S. 227, 32-02 Junction Blvd., East Elmhurst; 718-391-8380; call for meeting locations after Mar. 14.

Mar. 23, 8 p.m., District 26, Region 3; M.S. 74, 61-15 Oceania St. Auditorium, Bayside; 718-631-6927. Others Mar. 13, 8 p.m., VFW Post 4787, 19-12 149th St., Whitestone; 718-746-0540.

Mar. 14, AARP 4158; Church-on-the-Hill, 167-07 35th Ave., Flushing.

Mar. 15, 7:30 p.m., COP 104; I.S. 119 Auditorium, 74-01 78th Ave., Glendale; 718-651-5865.

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

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.

Mar. 19, 9:30 a.m., Jewish War Veterans Post 250; Rego Park Jewish Center, 97-30 Queens Blvd.; 718AX7-7711.

Mar. 27, 6 p.m. Queens Chapter of SHHH at Lex., Discussion: Hearing Aids By Mail Order..., 30th Avenue, Jackson Heights; 718-350-3183. Apr. 10, May 15, Jun. 19, Jul. 10, Sep. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, Dec. 11; 5:30 p.m., BOROUGH BOARD: 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. Arts & Entertainment Barnes & Noble Mar. 12, College Exploration Workshop;

Mar. 13, Open Mic Poetry;

Mar. 19, Harry Potter Club: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban; Mar. 19, Booksigning/Discussion: Dr. Katz's Guide To Prostate Health; Mar. 20, Poetry Writing Essentials;

Mar. 22, Women's Studies Book Group;

Mar. 25, Artist of the Month, Ed and Carol Nicodemi;

Mar. 26, Clifford Character Appearance, Booksigning/Discussion: Names I Can't Remember, free programs, 176-60 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows. Flushing Town Hall Mar. 11, An Evening with Charles Neidich;

Mar. 16, Romeo and Juliet;

Mar. 24, Freddie Hubbard & New Jazz Composers Octet, 137-25 Northern Boulevard, Flushing; 718-463-7700. Museum of the Moving Image Mar. 11, 12, Song, The Pavement Butterfly;

Mar. 12, Don't Come Knocking;

Mar. 18, The Thief of Bagdad, Chu Chin Chow ;

Mar. 19, A Study in Scarlet;

Mar. 24, Shanghai Express;

Mar. 25, The Flame of Love, Daughter of the Dragon, 35th Avenue, Astoria; 718784-0077. Noguchi Museum Mar. 12, Second Sundays First Museum Event By Teens For Teens, "INterpret", free, for teens; to Apr. 16, The Imagery of Chess Revisited; May 19-Oct. 15, Best of Friends: R. Buckminster Fuller and Isamu Noguchi, admission, 9-01 33rd Rd., Long Island City; 718-204-7088. 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; to May 1, Jessica Stockholder: Of Standing Float Roots in Thin Air large-scale sculpture, admission, 2225 Jackson Ave., Long Island City. 22-25 Jackson Ave., Long Island City; 718-784-2084. Queens College Mar. 12, Sharon Isbin Guitar;

Mar. 18, The Fab Faux;

Mar. 19, Kids Classics: Join the Chorale;

Mar. 21, Author Frank McCourt;

Mar. 25, Kartik Seshadri,

Mar. 26, "Too Jewish Two!!"; to Mar. 30, How We Use Land: Photographs of Queens County; admission, 6530 Kissena Blvd., Flushing; 718-793-8080. Queensborough Community College Mar. 10, 11, 15-17, Oedipus; to Mar. 17, Stefan Arteni: The Way of Form exhibit;

Mar. 26, Ain't Misbehavin', Holocaust Remembrance Community Concert honoring the Second Generation, reservations required; 718-281-5770; 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; 718-6316327. Queens Theatre in the Park Mar. 9, 11, Trial byWater;

Mar. 10, LatinoWomen in the Arts;

Mar. 11, Sam Harris, Rhythms, Rhymes & Rituals;

Mar. 17, 19, Jackie Mason;

Mar. 18, The Bacon Brothers;

Mar. 25, Pippi Longstocking;

Mar. 25-26, Lesley Gore,

Mar. 30-31, Breathe;

Mar. 31, Are We There Yet!, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, admission; 718-760-0064. Others Mar. 9-11, 13, Socrates Sculpture Park At The Armory, International Fair of New Art, $20 admission, Piers 90 & 92, 12th Avenue at 50th & 52nd Street; 718-956.1819.

Mar. 10, Italian Charities of America Dance with Instruction;

Mar. 11, 25, Saturday Dances, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718-4783100.

Mar. 10, Roberta Wells Conservatory of Arts & Learning, "HushUp!"; Queens Theatre in the Park Studio Theatre, $15; 718-7600064 or 718-565-0495.

Mar. 11, Queens Theater in the Park presents Sam Harris as "Sam", admission, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park; 718-760-0064.

Mar. 12, Musica Reginae "Viva La Voce! Arias and Songs, admission, 33-19 210th St., Bayside; 718-279-4842.

Mar. 12, Queens Symphony Orchestra, Viva La Voce! Arias and Songs;

Mar. 29, Woodwind Trio, 80-00 Cooper Ave, Building 22, Glendale; 718-326-4455.

Mar. 14, Eleanor Roosevelt documentary;

Mar. 15, The Shadow of the Wind book discussion;

Mar. 16, Ladies in Lavender;

Mar. 23, Callas Forever;

Mar. 30, Con Brio Concert; Kew Gardens Community Center, Suite 202, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., free, contributions welcome; 718-459-2247.

Mar. 19, Flushing Savings Bank, KIDSCLASSICS II "Join the Chorale";

Mar. 25, Kartik Seshadri, Indian Sitar Master, admission, Queens College, Flushing; 718-544-2996, or pprice@coldencenter. org.

Mar. 25, Paper Bag Players "Pineapple Soup", $12; LaGuardia Community Center Mainstage Theatre, 31-10 Thomson Ave., Long Island City; 718-482-5151.

Mar. 25, Bella Italia Mia, Mamma In Her Village lecture and booksigning, $7 non-members; Christ the King H.S., 68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village; 718-426-1240.

Mar. 25, Bremervoerder Choere "Festival in Salzburg", food and drink, entertainment, cash prizes and raffle, admission; Plattdeutsche Park, Franklin Square; 516-785-5549 or 516-3341297.

Mar. 25, Apr. 22, May 27, Jun. 24, Women's Studio Center, Women's Writers Forum, free; registration not necessary, 21-25 44th Ave., Long Island City; 718-361-5649.

Mar. 30, Apr. 13, May 25, 27, Astoria Performing Arts Center of Queens, auditions, "American Idol Senior-Citizen Style!!"; Greek Cultural Center, 27-18 Hoyt Ave., South, Astoria; 718-393-7505. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Dances

Mar. 18, 8 p.m., 100 Black Men of Long Island Annual Awards Dinner Dance; Crest Hollow Country Club, admission, Woodbury, New York; 516-538-6318.

Mar. 24, 2 p.m., Fifteenth Annual Reception honoring Queens Social Workers, RSVP; Jamaica YMCA, Mills Gym, 89-25 Parsons Blvd.; 718-468-8025. Fleas, Fairs, Fundraisers

Mar. 18, Italian Charities of America flea market, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718-478-3100. Apr. 30, Central Astoria LDC, Steinway Street between 28th & 34th Avenues, 1 day. Health

Mar. 9, Forest Hills Community House/Senior Center, stress management & exercise;

Mar. 13, stroke prevention & treatment, hot lunches daily, 108-25 62nd Dr., Forest Hills; 718-699-1010.

Mar. 12, Sri Chinmoy Centre free meditation classes, call to register 172-09 84th Ave. Jamaica; 718-408-1442. Historicals Greater Astoria Historical Society Ongoing, "Astoria's Greatest Generation:World War II + 60 Years"; donation, Quinn's Gallery, 4th Floor, 35-20 Broadway, Long Island City; 718-278-0700 or go to http://www.astorialic.org. Historic Districts Council 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 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

Mar. 9, Kew Gardens Community Center, "AARP 55 Alive"; Fridays; tax counseling for the elderly, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202; 718-268-5960..

Mar. 12, Neighborhood Housing Services, homebuyers grants orientation (Spanish speakers);

Mar. 30, co-op/condo seminar, 60-20 Woodside Ave., 2nd Floor; 718-457-1017.

Mar. 14, Queens Libraries, Library Day in Albany, contact your community library manager or call 718-990-0817.

Mar. 14, 15, Federation of Italian American Organizations of Queens, Italian Language Classes for Adults, 12-week course, $90, 29-21 21st Ave., Astoria; 718-204-2444.

Mar. 15, Queens College, Jewish Lecture Series, "After Sharon: The Future of Israel", 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing; 718-9975730.

Mar. 18, LaGuardia Community College introduction to children's spring courses open house;718-482-5334;

Mar. 20, lecture "Shamanism and Peacemaking", free; 718-482-5318,. 29-10 Thomson Ave., Long Island City. +Tuesdays, Sunnyside Drum Corps, Inc. now accepting new members, 6 to 7 p.m.; All Saints' Church, 43-12 46th St, Sunnyside; 718SUN-4141. +Tuesday/Wednesday, Italian Charities of American adult Italian classes, Saturday, children's Italian classes, fee, registration, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718-478-3100. +Wednesdays, New York Police Department, 104th Police Precinct, Law Enforcement Exploring Program; Post 2104, 62-04 Catalpa Ave., Ridgewood; 718-285-2454. +Saturdays, Toastmasters Club, every other Saturday; Elmhurst Hospital Center, Conference Room A-1-15, 79-01 Broadway; 718276-2972. +Ongoing, Community Board 2 collecting clothes for homeless veterans, 43-22 50th St., 2nd Floor, Woodside; 718-533-8773. Parks & Recreation Alley Pond Environmental Center Mar. 8, 15, 22, Nature Club & Jr. Nature Club;

Mar. 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24,Wee Sprouts;

Mar. 9, 16, 23, 30, Watercolor Workshops;

Mar. 10, 17, 21, 24, Fledglings;

Mar. 11, Alley Pond Scavenger Hunt, Women in NYC History Tea;

Mar. 11, 12, 18, Snowpeople; Mar. 11, 18, 25, Field Biology H.S. Internship;

Mar. 11, 14-18, Toddler Time;

Mar. 12, Girl Scout Day;

Mar. 13-16, 20-23, 27, Sunny Bunnies;

Mar. 18, Coffee Filter Art Prints, Spring into Spring, An Evening with the Stars;

Mar. 19, 25, 26, Bear Necessities;

Mar. 25, APEC Square Dance, Family Nature Walk;

Mar. 26, Mad Scientists,

Mar. 29, 16, 23, Conservation Club; ongoing: birthday parties for 2 to 3 and 4 to 12 year old children, most programs are fee-based, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston; 718-229-4000. New York Hall of Science To May 1, Young Explorers, After-School Science Club, grades K4, Digimania Club, After-School Science Club, grades 5 to 9; weekends, Drop-In FamilyWorkshops, Plant-A-Seed, Seed Collages, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park; 718-699-0005. Queens Botanical Garden Mar. 12, Celebrate the FullWorm Moon;

Mar. 14, Master Composter certification Program;

Mar. 25, Natural Lawn Care, Main Street, Flushing; 718-886-3800. Reunions Oct. 14, All Saints Commercial District H.S. Class of 1961 45th Year Reunion; Koenig's Restaurant, 86 S. Tyson Ave., Floral Park, RSVP by Oct. 28, 2005, Mary Ann Luzinski, 201 E. 66th St., #14D, NY 10021 or e-mail mluzinsk@skadden.com. School News & Events

Mar. 8, District 30, Health, Food & Nutrition Committee Meeting, RSVP; NYC DoE, Region 4, Learning Support Center, 28-11 Queens Plaza North, Long Island City; 718-391-8380.

Mar. 9, 7 p.m.,

Mar. 10, 9:30 a.m. Registration for students of American Martyrs School moving to St. Roberts of Bellarmine, Bayside. For more information, call 718-464-4582. Apr. 29, St. Sebastian School Parent Association spring fashion show and Chinese auction, tickets $20, School Auditorium; 718429-1982. May 17, District 30 staff, PA/PTA, administrators, teachers, Region 4 staff and friends reunion, $40 p.p., RSVP; Riccardo's, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria; 718-391-8380. Now, Our Lady of Fatima School, registration pre-kindergarten through 8th grade, limited seats available for all grades, first come, first served, school office hours are Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., closed ll:20 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; 718-429-7031. YMCAs Central Queens YM&YWHA Mar. 12, Women, Bible, Rabbis Who Could Ask for Anything More? lecture, ongoing, Monday,Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, belly, Israeli, line, jazz dancing; 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; FamilyWorkshops; Sundays, Fencing, fees charged for most programs, 67-09 108th St., Forest Hills. Call for fees, 718-2685011. Cross Island Y Ongoing, art programs for youth, teens and adults; ballroom dancing, dance for ages 3 to 11; computer learning opportunities; instructional wrestling, soccer, baseball; martial arts; Smart Start; team registration for leagues, training for Special Olympics, fees charged for most programs, 238-10 Hillside Ave., Bellerose. For information, call 718-479-0505. Library

Mar. 9 10:30 a.m. Flushing Library Toddler Time 1:00 p.m. Lefferts Library Story Time 1:30 p.m. Flushing Library Story Time Windsor Park Library Picture Book Time 4:00 p.m. Lefferts Library Crafts, Puzzles & Fun! Queens Village Library Comic Book Project 4:30 p.m. Queensboro Hill Library Art Club

Mar. 10 10:30 a.m. Bayside, Jackson Heights, Steinway Library Toddler Learning Center East Flushing Library Toddler Time Flushing Library Chinese Toddler Learning Center 11:00 a.m. Sunnyside Library Picture Book Time 3:00 p.m. Flushing Library Book Buddies, Grades K-3 with Teen Volunteers! 4:00 p.m. East Flushing Library Arts and Crafts Elmhurst Library Teen Time!, Chess Club Flushing Library Teens Get Real! 4:30 p.m. Queensboro Hill Library Games Players Club

Mar. 11 10:00 a.m. Flushing Library Math Help 2:00 p.m. Flushing Library Chess Club

Mar. 13 3:30 p.m. East Elmhurst Library Children's Chess Club 4:30 p.m. Howard Beach Library The Art of Mime with Greg Goldston Queensboro Hill Library Cyber-Squad and Factfinders Club Meeting 5:00 p.m. Queens Village Library Open Mic

Mar. 14 2:00 p.m. Lefferts Library Story Time Central Library Road to Research for Ages 8-12 Lefferts Library Earth Action Club North Hills Library Crocheting Workshop for Youth 4:30 p.m. Queensboro Hill Library Book Club Meeting 5:00 p.m. Flushing Library Chinese Theatre Works "The Birth of Monkey King"

Mar. 15 10:15 a.m. Queensboro Hill Library Toddler Time 10:30 a.m. Briarwood, Central, Elmhurst, Hillcrest, Maspeth, Windsor Park Library Toddler Time Glendale Library Mother Goose Time

Kew Gardens Hills Library Toddler Learning Center

Lefrak City Library Picture Story Time

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