2006-03-15 / Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

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

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., Board 2; P.S. 12 Auditorium, 42-00 72nd St., Woodside; 718-533-8773.

Mar. 21, 7 p.m., Board 1; Astoria World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd., Astoria; 718-786-3335.

Mar. 21, 7 p.m., Board 4; St. John's Queens Hospital, Cafeteria, 9002 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718-760-3141.

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.

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. 23, 8 p.m., John F. Kennedy Regular Democratic Club of Queens; Jewish Center of Kew Gardens Hills, 71-25 Main St., Flushing; 718-591-8446.


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.

Mar. 28, 8 p.m., 107th Police Precinct, Parsons Boulevard, Flushing.

Education Councils

Mar. 23, 8 p.m., District 26, Region 3; M.S. 74, 61-15 Oceania St. Auditorium, Bayside; 718-631-6927.

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. 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. 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. 16, Romeo and Juliet;

Mar. 24, Freddie Hubbard & New Jazz Composers Octet, 137-25 Northern Boulevard, Flushing; 718-4637700.

Museum of the Moving Image

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

Mar. 19,AStudy in Scarlet;

Mar. 24, Shanghai Express;

Mar. 25, The Flame of Love, Daughter of the Dragon, 35th Avenue, Astoria; 718-7840077.

Noguchi Museum

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, 22-25 Jackson Ave., Long Island City. 22-25 Jackson Ave., Long Island City; 718-784-2084.

Queens College

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, 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing; 718-793-8080.

Queensborough Community College

Mar. 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; 718-631-6327.

Queens Theatre in the Park

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.


Mar. 15, Kew Gardens Community Center Eleanor Roosevelt documentary, 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. 19, The Children's Orchestra Society Annual Concerto Extravaganza; Queensborough Community College Performing Arts Center, 222-05 56th Avenue, Bayside; 516-869-9696.

Mar. 23, B-QUACK monthly mixer for artists of all kinds; Waltz, 23-14 Ditmars Blvd., Astoria; visit www.waltz-astoria.com.

Mar. 25, Queens Council on the Arts Grant-Writing & Budget Preparation For Individual Artists and/or Grant Writing For Organizations; Apr. 11, Panel Forum For Literary Panel: Are You Ready to Publish?' LaGuardia Community College. 31-10 Thomson Ave., Building E, 5th Floor, Room E-500, Long Island City; May 25, Digitalizing Your Portfolio: A Powerpoint Presentation; Women's Studio Center, 21-25 44th Ave., Long Island City; Jun. 3, Panel Forum For Visual Artists: How to Price Your Artwork?; Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, 161-04 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica. Admission is free, registration is required, space is limited, go to www.queenscouncilarts.org

Mar. 25, Italian Charities of America Saturday Dance with Instruction, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718-478-3100.

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.

To Mar. 25, AQA Gallery "Make Sumptin' Up" multimedia art exhibition, 99-10 Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills; 718-520-9842.

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. 29, Louis Armstrong House Museum "Louis Armstrong's New Orleans", $8 adults, 34-56 107th St., Corona; 718-478-8274.

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

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.

Mar. 20, Queens Mineral Society; Queens College Campus silent auction and meeting, New Science Building, Room D235, Flushing; 718-544-5059 or 718-347-6839.

Apr. 30, Central Astoria LDC, Steinway Street between 28th & 34th Avenues, 1 day. Health

Mar. 16, Public Forum, Medicare Part D; HANAC JVL Senior Center, 29-19 24th Ave., Long Island City; 718-545-3889.

Mar. 16, Forest Hills Community House/Senior Center, colon cancer lecture;

Mar. 28, holistic nutrition, hot lunches daily, 108-25 62nd Dr., Forest Hills; 718-699-1010.

Mar. 16, American Cancer Society/Queens Cancer Center "Fabulous at 50" seventh annual colon cancer awareness month; Queens Hospital, 82-68 164th St., 5th Floor, Room A-540, Jamaica; 800-ACS-2345.


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.

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.

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