Calendar of Events
Calendar Compiled By Susan Cleary
Community Meetings Associations
Mar. 14, 7:30 p.m., Astoria Homeowners, Tenants & Business Civic; St. Francis of Assisi School Basement, 21-17 45th St., Astoria; 718.721.3690.
Mar. 22, 7:45 p.m., Juniper Park Civic; Our Lady of Hope School Auditorium, Eliot Avenue, Middle Village; 718.651.5865.
Apr. 12, 7:30 p.m., sharp, Dutch Kills Civic; St. Patrick's School hall, 39-28 29th St., LIC; 718.786.2049. Boards Mar. 14, 7:30 p.m., Board 5; Greater Ridgewood Youth Council Meeting Hall, 62-10 Myrtle Ave., Glendale; 718.366.1834.
Mar. 14, Apr. 11, May 9, Jun. 13, 7:30 p.m., sharp, Board 6; Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd.; 718.263.9250.
Mar. 14, Apr. 18, May 9, Jun. 13, 7:30 p.m., Board 8; Hillcrest Jewish Center, 183-02 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows; 718-264- 7895.
Mar. 15, 7:30 p.m., sharp, Board 3; I.S. 227, 32-02 Junction Blvd., East Elmhurst; 718.458.2707. Clubs Mar. 14, 7:30 p.m., Maspeth Republican Club; Kowalinski Post, 61-57 Maspeth Ave., Maspeth
Mar. 15, 8 p.m., John F. Kennedy Regular Democratic Club of Queens, Inc.; Tietz Nursing & Rehab. Center, 164-11 Chapin Pkwy., Jamaica; 718.591.8446. Community Councils Mar. 21, 7:30 p.m., 112th Police Precinct, Forest Hills; 718.520.9321.
Mar. 27, Apr. 24, May 22, Jun. 26, 114th Police Precinct; Riccardo's, 21-01 24th Ave. Others Mar. 15, 8 p.m., Queens County Conservative Party; American Legion Post 1424, 107-15 Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills; 718.748.6505 or 474.3826.
Mar. 15, 11:15 a.m., NY Metropolitan Transportation Council; NYU Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, 60 Washington Square South, Manhattan; RSVP, 718.482.4551.
Mar. 15, Apr. 5, 19, May 3, 17, Jun. 7, American Legion Post 1836, Boulevard Gardens.
Mar. 21, 7:30 p.m., NAMI Queens/Nassau; Hillside Hospital, Sloman Auditorium, 76th Avenue, Glen Oaks; 718.347.7284 or 516.326.0797.
Mar. 21, Apr. 18, May 16, Jun. 20, 7 p.m., sharp, Jackson Heights Beautification Group Garden Club; Community Church, 35th Avenue; 718.651.7745. Mar. 26, 6 p.m., Hearing Loss Association of Queens at Lexington School for the Deaf, 30th Avenue; 718.350.3183 or 264.3017.
Mar. 28, noon, Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce; Dazies Restaurant, 39-41 Queens Blvd.; 718.899.8404, ext. 312 or 718.482.6053.
Mar. 28, 1 p.m., Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society; Emanuel United Church of Christ, 91st Avenue; 718.845.3385. Arts & Entertainment Barnes & Noble Mar. 18, Harry Potter & Friends Book Group; Mar. 19, Poetry Writing Essentials; Mar. 20, Women's Studies Discussion, 176-60 Union Tpke, Fresh Meadows; 718.380.7077. LaGuardia Community College Mar. 14, Sowah Mensah and His Ensemble, $12, general/$9 students, Mainstage Theatre; Mar. 16, Carol Studhalter's Astoria Jazz Band Tribute to Women Composers of Queens, $13 general/$10 musicians, Performing Arts Center, Little Theatre at 47th Avenue, (718) 482-5151. Long Island Children's Museum Mar. 16, KIDS FIRST! Film Club: Backyardigans; Mar. 17, St. Patrick's Day Celebration, Live: Kuniko presents Magical Mask…; to Mar. 18, Under the Big Top; Mar. 18, Be a Clown, Live: Tom Callinan, advance ticketing required; 516.224.5800. Museum of the Moving Image Mar. 17, The Enigma of Clothing short film series, Rear Window, Liquid Sky; Mar. 18, Fig Leaves, Shoes, Eroticism and Fetishism short film series, Paris Is Burning, 35th Avenue at 36th Street, Astoria; 718.784.0077. P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center To April 16, Not For Sale exhibition, to April 29 Abbas Kiarostami photography and media installation, Painting Gallery and Drawing Gallery, 22-25 Jackson Ave., Long Island City; www.ps1.org, www.wps1.org., www.moma.org. Queens College Mar. 17, Mandy Patinkin in Concert, Kupferberg Center; Mar. 18, Masters of Song with Avi Albrecht and Benjamin Warchawski, LeFrak Concert Hall; Mar. 25, The Western Wind Vocal Ensemble; LeFrak Concert Hall; to May 31, Grandeur of Islamic Art in Images, Godwin-Ternbach Museum, Klapper Hall, fees vary, 65-30 Kissena Blvd. Flushing; 718.793.8080. Queens Museum of Art Mar. 15, Spanish Painting: El Greco to Picasso, Guggenheim Museum; Mar. 18, Cinemarosa: "Electroshock"; Mar. 19, "Keeper of the Flame", Flushing Meadows- Corona Park. Queens Theatre In The Park Mar. 16, American Soup; Mar. 17, Imago Theatre, BigLittleThings, MotherSON play, Billy Stritch: The Mel Torme Songbook, prices vary, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, Flushing; 718.760.0064 Others Mar 14-17, Capriccio Legnoso (Caprice in Wood) wood carving by Michele Giuseppe Romolo Brunetti, Buzzeo Gallery, 31-16 36th Ave., Long Island City; 718.429-3213 or email@example.com.
Mar. 16, The Queens Players, Celtic Meltdown, $15; The Jackson Avenue Theatre, 12-19 Jackson Ave., LIC; 347.724.4056.
Mar. 16, Waltz-Astoria/Water Street Music, Rolf Sturm jazz guitarist, cover and minimum, 23-14 Ditmars Blvd., Astoria; 718.95.MUSIC
Mar. 16, 18, Green Space Dance Studio, free dance workshops, reservation required, 37-24 24th St., Ste. 301, LIC; 718.956.3037.
Mar. 17, 31, Italian Charities, Saturday dances, refreshments served, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst.
To Mar. 24, AQA Gallery "Depictionarium", 99-10 Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills; 718.520.9842.
To Apr. 12, Flux Factory, Grizzly Proof, 38-38 43rd St., LIC; 718.707.3362. Fleas, Fairs, Fundraisers
Mar. 16, Girl Scout Troop 6417 fashion show to raise funds for the Lance Armstrong Live Strong Foundation, minimum donation $3; St. Rita, School Auditorium 11th Street. Health
Mar. 14, Community Board 5/Glenridge Senior Center "Support Hunger Awareness Day", Greater Ridgewood Youth Council Meeting Hall, 62-10 Myrtle Ave., Glendale; 718.366.1834.
Mar. 15, Margaret Tietz Nursing & Rehab Center, discussion, Healthcare Crisis and Medicaid Cut-Backs, 164-11 Chapin Pkwy., Jamaica Hills; 718.298.7838.
Mar. 22, Visiting Nurse Service of NY "Living with Grief" seminar, registration required, 1250 Broadway, Manhattan, 212.609.1979. Historicals
Mar. 18, Queens Historical Society honors Women's History Month, author Jean Zimmerman, lecture The Women of the House, Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37th Ave., Flushing; 718.939.0647, ext. 17. Free Belly Dance Class, Demonstration
Bring a hip scarf and belly dance like an Egyptian with Master Egyptian Dancer Kawakeb on Saturday, March 24 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Seaburn Books, 33-18 Broadway, Astoria. Men can belly dance, and are welcome, too! Don't miss the fun! For more information, call 718-267-7929.