2008-01-23 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar Compiled By Susan Cleary

Times and dates are subject to change. Please call event sponsors to confirm.

Feb. 2 Imbolc, Feb. 2-5 Brazil Carnival; Feb. 4 Rosa Parks Birth Anniversary, Feb. 5 United States Mardi Gras; Feb. 5 Mexico Constitution Day; Feb. 6, Protestant, Roman Catholic Ash Wednesday; Feb. 7, Chinese Lunar New year, Vietnam Tet Nguyen Dan; Feb. 11 Taiwan Lantern Festival, NAACP Founded; Feb. 14 Race Relations Day; Feb. 17 American League of United Latin Citizens Founded; Feb. 24 Mexico Flag Day

Community Meetings

Associations Feb. 14, Mar. 13, Apr. 10, May 8, United Forties Civic; St. Teresa's Parish Center, 50-20 44th St., Woodside.

Feb. 14, Mar. 13, Apr. 10, May 8, Jun. 12, 7:30 p.m., Dutch Kills Civic, St. Patrick's School Hall, 39-28 29th St., LIC; 718.786.2049.

Mar. 13, Apr. 24, Jun. 26, 7:45 p.m., Juniper Park Civic; Our Lady of Hope, 71st Street/Eliot Avenue, Middle Village. Boards Feb. 13, Mar. 12, Apr. 9, May 14, Jun. 11, 7:30 p.m., Board 8; Hillcrest Jewish Center, 183-02 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows; 718.264.7895.

Mar. 13, 9:30 a.m., Board 1 District Service Cabinet; Kaufman Astoria Studio Cafe, 34-12 36th St.; 718.786.3335. Community Councils Feb. 26, Mar. 25, Apr. 22, May 27, Jun. 24, all 7 p.m., 114th Precinct, Riccardo's, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria. Others Feb. 2, 10 a.m.; Feb. 11, 26, 7 p.m., Family Focus Adoption Services, "The Realities Of Adoption Today", 54-40 Little Neck Pkwy., Suite 4, Little Neck; 718.224.1919.

Feb. 11, 5:30 p.m., Queens Borough Board, Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., 2nd Floor, Borough President's Conference Room, Kew Gardens; 718.286.3000.

Feb. 12, 9 a.m., Queens Borough Cabinet, LaGuardia Marriott, 102-05 Ditmars Blvd., East Elmhurst, RSVP, 718.286.3000.

Arts & Entertainment

Barnes & Noble Feb. 2, Dangerous Boys Club; Feb. 9,Valentine's Day Craft; Feb. 14, Open Mic Poetry, Valentine's Day Storytime; Feb. 17, booksigning/discussion Queens Noir; Feb. 21, Poetry Writing Essentials,Tues./Thurs., weekly storytimes, poetry writing essentials; Wed., women's studies discussion,

events free, 176-60 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows; 718.380.7077. Flushing Town Hall Feb. 1, Susan Ruel String Band; Feb. 2, Lecture: Chinese Antique Doors/Windows; Feb. 9, Lunar New Year classics/dance performances, Chinese paper cutting & origami; Feb. 9, 16, 23, Music for Tots 18 months- 4 years; Feb. 16, Chinese tea ceremony and performance, jazz storyteller April Armstrong; Feb. 23, Chai Found Music Ensemble, Stepping Out With My Baby: Tap Dance for Everyone, admission varies; 718.463.7700, x. 222. Museum of the Moving Image Feb. 10, tribute to African American filmmaker St. Clair Bourne; Feb. 27, Chop Shop, admission varies; program information, 718.784.0077. Queens Museum of Art Feb. 17, Trans-Borders, Absolut Warhola; Mar. 2, Slow Motion, Sara Morris Shorts; Mar. 16, Feminism Not for Sale…, Road to Guantanamo; Mar. 23, World Trade Center, U.N., Pentagon, Amerika, The Nuclear Football, opening reception for "New York States of Mind"; ongoing, tours, permanent collections, Scavenger Hunt for World's Fair memorabilia in/around The Panorama of the City of New York; Flushing Meadows- Corona Park, New York City Building; 718.592.9700. Queensborough Community College Feb. 13, final lecture "A Cameroon World" exhibit of Afican art, QCC Art Gallery, 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside; 718.631.6396. Queens Theatre In The Park Feb. 2, 3, Betty Buckley "the voice of Broadway"; Feb. 9, Pied Piper; Feb. 23, Sleeping Beauty; Mar. 8, Dr. Dolittle, Mainstage Theatre; program information, 718.760.0064. Socrates Sculpture Park To Mar. Design: Isamu Noguchi & Isamu Kenmochi, EAF07: 2007 Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition; 32-01 Vernon Blvd; 718.956.1819. Others Feb. 1, LaGuardia Community College, Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company, Performing Arts Center, $12; Feb. 2, LaGuardia Community College, "For Good Measure", The BlackBox Theatre, free, 31-10 Thomson Ave., LIC; 718.482.5151. Feb. 3, Fisher Landau Center for Art, opening reception Thomas Nozkowski paintings, Fighting Words, Pictures in Series, thereafter Mon.- Thurs., 38-27 30th St., LIC: 718.937.0727.

Feb. 3, Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra, concert, $5/$3; Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd.; 718.374.1627.

Feb. 9, 23, Italian Charities of America, Saturday dances, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst, italchari@yahoo.com.

Feb. 9, Queens Symphony Orchestra, pre-concert lecture series, New York, New York; program information 718.326.4455. Feb. 9, New York Metropolitan Country Music Association dances, Mary Lamont Band; Mar. 8, Nashville Attitude; Apr. 12, Stoney Creek, $12 p.p., n.m., adults only; Glendale Memorial Building, 72-02 Myrtle Ave; 718.763.4328. Feb. 17, Con Brio Ensemble, Concert in "G Major", Flushing Library; Feb. 20, Lehman College Recital Hall; Feb. 24, Donnell Library Center, free; program information, 718.459.1277. •Wednesday nights, Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden, "Comedyland", free, 29-19 24th Ave., Astoria; 718.274.4825.

Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinners, Dances, Fleas, Fairs, Fundraisers

Jan. 31, Queens Chamber of Commerce/Sovereign Bank, 2008 Economic Outlook breakfast, free; Sheraton LaGuardia East, 135-20 39th Ave., Flushing.

Feb. 2, 115th Precinct Community Council Blue & Gold Ball, $65 p.p.; Bruno's on the Boulevard, 88-25 Astoria Blvd., East Elmhurst; 718.672.9194.

Feb. 13, Thalia Spanish Theatre 30th Anniversary Gala & Awards, Tango Lovers' Night; Tavern on the Green, Central Park/West 67th Street, Manhattan; program information, 718.729.3880.

Feb. 16, Italian Charities of America, flea market, refreshments served, 83- 20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst, italchari@yahoo.com.

Health

•Feb.-May, Queens College, Head Start Children's Fitness classes, 8-weeks $99, College Fitness Center, program information, 718.997.2740. •Daily: Elmhurst Medical Center, pediatrics; Thursday, Medicine; 2nd Wednesdays, OB/GYN; Wednesdays, Psychiatry; Tuesdays, Cardiology; 79-01 Broadway; 718.334.5296. •Wednesdays, Queens Hospital Center, Medicine, OB/GYN, Cardiology; Fridays; Pediatrics, Psychiatry; 82-68 164th St., Jamaica; 718.334.5296.

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