2007-01-31 / Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Calendar Compiled by Susan Cleary


Community Meetings
Associations Feb. 1, 7:30 p.m., Ridgewood Property Owners & Civic; J.H.S. 93, Auditorium, Forest Avenue.

Feb. 13, Mar. 13, Apr. 10, May 8, Jun. 12, 8 p.m., Forest Hills Community Civic; American Legion Hall, 107-15 Metropolitan Ave. Boards Feb. 1, Mar. 1, 7 p.m., Board 2; Sunnyside Senior Center, 43-31 39th St., 2nd Floor; 718.533-8773.

Feb. 6, Mar. 6, 7:15 p.m., Board 4; St. John's Queens Hospital, 90- 02 Queens Blvd., Cafeteria, Elmhurst; 718.760-3141.

Feb. 12, 7 p.m., sharp, Board 7; Union Plaza Care Center, 33-23 Union St., Flushing; 718.359.2800.

Feb. 14, Mar. 14, Apr. 11, May 9, Jun. 13, 7:45 p.m., Board 6; Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd.; 718.263.9250. Community Education Council Feb. 7, 7 p.m. District 25; P.S. 499, 149-20 Reeves Ave., Flushing; 718-281-3786.

Feb. 8, District 26; M.S. 74, Auditorium, 61-15 Oceania St., Bayside; 718.631-6927.

Feb. 13, District 30; I.S. 227, 32-02 Junction Blvd., East Elmhurst; 718.391.8380.

Feb. 14, deadline, District 24, fall 2007 parent nominations for Beacon Program; 718.397.5430. Community Councils Mar. 27, Apr. 24, May 22, Jun. 26, 114th Police Precinct; Riccardo's, 21-01 24th Ave. Others Jan. 31, 1 p.m., Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society; Emanuel United Church of Christ, 91st Avenue; 718.845.3385.

Feb. 1, Queens Library Administrative Committee, Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica; 718.990-0700.

Feb. 4, 9:30 a.m., Jewish War Veterans Post 250; Rego Park Jewish Center, 97-30 Queens Blvd; 718.297-7711.

Feb. 7, 12:30 p.m.,AARP Chapter 2889; First Presbyterian Church of Newtown, 54-05 Seabury St., Elmhurst; 718-639-8497.

Feb. 12, 5:30 p.m., Queens Borough Board, Queens Borough Hall, 2nd Floor, BP's Conference Room, 120-55 Queens Blvd, Kew Gardens; 718.286.3000.

Feb. 13, 9 a.m., Queens Borough Cabinet; LaGuardia Marriott; RSVP, 718.286-3000.

Feb. 13, noon, AARP North Flushing Chapter 4158; Church-onthe Hill, 167-07 35th Ave., Flushing.
Arts & Entertainment
Museum of the Moving Image Feb. 2, Punching at the Sun; Feb. 3, Jazz on a Summer's Day, The Last Waltz, X: The Unheard Music; Feb. 4, Original Cast Album- Company, East Side Story, The Last Waltz, 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria; 718.784.0077. Queens College Feb. 4, The Incredible Shanghai Acrobats, Colden Auditorium; Feb. 10, Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company, Lefrak Concert Hall; Feb. 11, New York Youth Symphony, Efe Baltacigil, cello, Queens College, Kupferberg Center; Feb. 13, The Grandeur of Islamic Art, Godwin-Ternbach Museum, Klapper Hall, ticket prices vary, Flushing; 718-793-8080. Others Jan. 31, Lincoln Center, Folk-rocker Josh Ritter, $65 to 30, Feb. 1, Bob Dylan and The Band's Basement Tapes, Black History Month begins, The paintings of Mike Cloud, RSVP 212.875.5017; Feb. 2, Alan and Marilyn Bergman, harlem is…Voices of Youth; Feb. 3, John Pizzarelli jazz guitarist Family Musik: Tap, Tap, $25; Feb. 5, Black Women Behind the Lens; Feb, 6, Gold Sounds Feb. 7, The Cherryholmes, "Jazz Talk": Race in Jazz Academia; free unless otherwise indicated, call for venue location, Manhattan; 212-721- 6500.

Feb. 1, The Poetry of Davidson Garrett, taxi driver, free; Bay Terrace Community Library, 18-36 Bell Blvd., Bayside; 718.423- 7004.

Feb. 1+, Thalia Spanish Theatre, The 4 Tango Seasons, tickets vary, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside; 718.729.3880.

Feb. 2, Stephane Wrembel Plays A World Of Music; Waltz-Astoria, 23-14 Ditmars Blvd., $7 minimum; 718.95.MUSIC.

Feb. 5, Dino Rosi "La Voce di Napoli"; Peter J. DellaMonica Jr. Senior Center, 23-56 Broadway, Astoria; 718.626.1500.

Feb. 3, 17, Italian Charities of America Saturday dances, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst.

Feb. 6, Kew Gardens Community Center, "Boys of Baraka", 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202, Kew Gardens.

Feb. 5, 7, Theatre A La Carte open auditions for "The Little Foxes"; Community Church of Douglaston, 39-50 Douglaston Pkwy.; 718.631.4092.

Feb. 10, Queens Symphony Orchestra, Masterworks Concert #2, "Ignite the Flame", Queensborough Community College, Performing Arts Center, tickets vary, Bayside; 718.326-4455.

Feb. 11, P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, Not for Sale, Tom Sandberg, Vik Muniz, Silicone Valley and more, admission, 22-25 Jackson Ave., LIC; 718.784-2084
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Dances
Feb. 6, Queens Centers for Progress 10th Annual Evening of Fine Food "Chef of the Year" gala; Terrace on the Park, Flushing Meadows- Corona Park, reservations; 718.380.3000, ext. 325.

Feb. 7, Ristorante Piccola Venezia, wine dinner with Paolo Rossi, 42-01 28th Ave., Astoria.; 718.721.8470.

Feb. 10, VFW Flanders Field Post 150 "Valentine's Day Fair/Craft Fest", free, VFW Hall, 51-11 108th St., Corona.
Health
+Sahaja Yoga Meditation, weekly, free; Seaburn Bookstore, 33-18 Broadway, Astoria; 718.626.6476.
Historicals

Feb. 3, Greater Astoria Historical Society Sports Saturdays, lecture "Da Bums-Those Brooklyn Dodgers!", Quinn's Gallery, 4th Floor, 35-20 Broadway, LIC; 718-278-0700.

Feb. 11, Douglaston/Little Neck Historical Society lecture and slide show "Glitter and Doom: The Douglaston Connection", free admission/ parking; Community Church of Douglaston, 39-50 Douglaston Pkwy.
Items of Community Interest

Jan. 31, Forest Hills Community/Senior Center 90th Birthdays; 718.699.1010.

Feb. 1, Long Island City Business Development Corporation, Seminar on Employment Law and Workplace Privacy Issues, free; NYC Outward Bound, 29-46 Northern Blvd., LIC, RSVP to 718- 786-5300, ext. 27.

Feb. 1, 3, 5, 13, Neighborhood Housing Services, Northern Queens, free seminars "Understanding Your Credit", "Grants Orientation", "Homeowner's Night", Home Maintenance Training", reservations required, 718.457.1017.

Feb. 6, The Wine Room of Forest Hills, Paolo Rossi bottle signing event, 96-09 69th Ave.; 718.520.1777

Feb. 13, LaGuardia Community College, Home Inspection License Program, register now, Main Building, 31-10 Thomson Ave., LIC; 718.482.5125.

Feb. 13, Sunnyside Community Services free adult workshops/classes, ESL, Citywide Homecare, seating limited, 43- 31 39th St.; 718.784.6173, ext. 407 or 718.784.6160.
Library Highlights
Feb. 3, Queens Central Library, Winter 2007 Seminars & Black History Month events, Music from Sub-Saharan Africa; Feb. 4, Martin Atangana and African Blue Note, call for venue information; 718-990-0700.

Feb. 5, 8, 10, 14, Queens Library, Lunar New Year of the Boar, arts/crafts, music, Peking opera, dance, Uncle Yao's chorus, Chinese theatre works, magic, mask making, storytelling, all ages, free, call for venue locations; 718.990.0700.
Parks & Recreation
Feb. 3, Alley Pond Environmental Center, Sweet Valentine, Feb. 10, Tropical Silhouettes; Eco-Explorer's Club already in session, Feb. 27/Mar. 20 are left, fees vary; 718.229.4000.
School Events & News

Feb. 10, 13, Our Lady of the Snows R.C. School open house, pre- K-8, nursery school, 79-33 258th St., Floral Park; 718.343-1346.

Feb. 13, Renaissance Charter School open house, grades K-8 for September 2007, photo ID required, 35-59 81st St., Jackson Heights; 718.803.0060, ext. 106.
YMCA
Feb. 5, Central Queens YM&YWHA Friendship Club, pre- Valentine love songs by Linda Ipenema; Feb. 19, Shira Fishkin vocalist, $4/$5, join for $15/$25 a year.

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