2008-03-12 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Susan Cleary

Mar. 17 St. Patrick's Day; Mar. 21 Naw Ruz, India's New Year's Day; Apr. 6 national Tartan day; Apr. 8 Vesak- Buddha's Birth; Apr. 14, Sinhala/Tamil New Year

Community Meetings

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

Mar. 13, Apr. 10, May 8, Jun. 12, 7:30 p.m., Dutch Kills Civic, St. Patrick's School Hall, 39-37 28th 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.

Mar. 19, 8 p.m., Woodhaven Residents' Block Assoc.; Woodhaven/Richmond Hill Volunteer Ambulance Corp, 78-15 Jamaica Ave. Boards Mar. 13, Apr. 10, 9:30 a.m., Board 1 District Service Cabinet; Kaufman Astoria Studio Cafe, 34-12 36th St.; 718.786.3335.

Mar. 18, Apr. 15, 7 p.m., Board 1; Astoria World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd.; 718.786.3335. Clubs Mar. 19, 8 p.m., Queens County Conservative Party; American Legion Post 1424, 107-15 Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills; 718.474.3826.

Mar. 20, 8 p.m., JFK Regular Democratic Club of Queens; Tietz Rehabilitation Center, 164th Street, Fresh Meadows; 718.591.8446.

Apr. 9, May 14, Jun. 11, 7:30 p.m., Board 8; Hillcrest Jewish Center, 183-02 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows; 718.264.7895. Community Councils Mar. 18, 8 p.m.; 115th Precinct; Moose Hall, 118th Street, Richmond Hill; Apr. 15, May 20, Jun. 17, 92-15 Northern Blvd., Jackson Heights.

Mar. 18, 8 p.m., 102nd Precinct; Moose Hall, 118th Street, Richmond Hill.

Mar. 25, Apr. 22, May 27, Jun. 24, all 7 p.m., 114th Precinct, Riccardo's, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria. Community Education Councils Mar. 27, 7 p.m., sharp, District 26; MS 67, 51-60 Marathon Pkwy., Rm. B44A, Little Neck; 718.631.6927

Apr. 8, 8 p.m., District 30; I.S. 141, 37-11 21st Ave., LIC; 718.391.8380. Others Mar. 16, 9:30 a.m., Jewish War Veterans Post 250; Rego Park Jewish Center, 97-30 Queens Blvd.; 718.297.7711.

Mar. 16, 2 p.m., PFLAG Queens Chapter, 71-11 112th St., Forest Hills; pflag@pflag-queens.org.

Mar. 19, 7:30 p.m., NAMI Queens/Nassau, free lecture, Sloman Auditorium, Zucker- Hillside Hospital, 76th Avenue & 266th Street, Glen Oaks; 718.470.8100. Mar. 20, Apr. 10, May 1, 22, Jun. 12, Jul. 10, 24, Aug. 14, Sep. 4, 25, Oct. 16, Nov. 6, Dec. 4, 10:30 a.m., Queens Borough Land Use Public Hearing, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Borough President's Conference Room, Kew Gardens; 718.286.3000.

Mar. 20, 5:45 p.m., Queens Library Board of Trustees, Formal Conference Room, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica; 718.990.0705.

Mar. 26, 1 p.m., Woodhaven Cultural/Historical Society; Emanuel United Church of Christ, 91st Avenue; 718.845.3387.

Mar. 27, 7:30 p.m., Issues Council Meeting; Fame Diner, 178-19 Union Tpke., Flushing; 718.740.1158 •1st Monday of the month, 8 p.m., American Legion Post 298, 30- 61 87th St., East Elmhurst.

Arts & Entertainment

Barnes & Noble Tues./Thurs., weekly storytimes, poetry writing essentials; Wed., women's studies discussion, events free, 176-60 Union Tpke., Fresh

Meadows; 718.380.7077. Museum of the Moving Image

Apr. 3, An Evening with Wong Kar-Wai, Times Center, Manhattan, $25; program information, 718.784.4520. Queensborough Community College Mar. 15, "One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest", $8-$3; Mar. 16, Madeline and the Bad Hat, $9-$7.50; Mar. 22, The Three Broadway Divas, $35-$29; Mar. 23, film "The Dybbuk"; Mar. 29, St. Petersburg Ballet, $42-$29; Apr. 6, Cotton Club Swing, $42-$35; Apr. 13, An Evening with Chita Rivera, $45; Apr. 27, Bruce Adler: Second Avenue meets Broadway, $35-$29; Apr. 29, My Heart In A Suitcase, $9-$7.50; Apr- Jun., Picasso Printmaker: The Kirschenbaum Collection, 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside; 718.631.6396 or Kupferberg Center at 718.281.5770. Queens College Mar. 14-16, 18, The Marriage of Figaro; Mar. 16, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra; Mar. 22, Timba Tango; Mar. 25, Samuel Rhodes, David Grossman; to Mar. 28, White Landscape: Drawings by Jin Lee; Mar. 29, Frankie Avalon & Leslie Gore; Mar. 30-Jun. 28, Crossing the Blvd., Apr. 1, 8, 15, chamber recitals; Apr. 2, Queens College Orchestra; Apr. 3, An Evening of Choral Music; Apr. 8, Claire Messud & Caryl Phillips; Apr. 9-Jul. 10, Anna Matouskova paintings, drawings; Apr. 10-13, 15-17, An Evening of the Absurd; Apr. 12, The O'Jays in concert; Apr. 13, "The Emperor's New Clothes"; Apr. 27, Stephen Hough pianist; Apr. 29, duo-piano recital; program information 718.793.8080. Queens Museum of Art Mar. 15, Independence Community Foundation presents the third annual Persian Arts Festival: Weaving the Common Thread; Mar. 19-Mar. 23, "New York States of Mind," exhibition and film program; Mar. 22, free forum Queens Artists Connection connecting art service organizations, funders and venues; 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; program information, 718.592.9700. Queens Theatre In The Park Mar. 14-23, 100 Years of Hollywood; Mar. 21-23, 27-30, Our Dad is in Atlantis (English/Spanish alternate nights), $26/$24/$15; Apr. 19, Meet the Composers; program information, 718.760.0064. Others Mar. 14, Martin Luther H.S., Fine Arts Department Spring Concerts, Auditorium; Apr. 6, annual Sacred Concert, Gymnasium, 60-02 Maspeth Ave.; 718.894.4000.

Mar. 14, York College Jazz Workshop, $13/$10; LaGuardia Performing Art Center; 718.482.5151.

Mar. 15, Dino Rosi, concert, "From Italy With Love" ; Queens Library, free, 21-45 31st St., Astoria; 718.728.1965.

Mar. 16, Jonathan Biss & Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, $34/$32; Queens College, Lefrak Hall; 718.793.8080.

Mar. 16, Astoria Symphony performs Beethoven and more, $18/$12, LaGuardia Performing Arts Center, LIC; 718.204.9034.

To Mar. 16, Greek Cultural Center, "With Power From Kifissia", $20/$15, 27-18 Hoyt Ave. South, Astoria; 718.726.7329. Mar. 20, Astoria Performing Arts Center open auditions for 60+; Mar. 22, youth auditions, ages 11 to 15; Variety Boys & Girls Club of Queens, 21-12 30th Rd., Astoria.

To Mar. 23, Thalia Spanish Theatre, Tango & Milonga, $30/$25 41- 17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside; 718.729.3880.

Mar. 29, Bella Italia Mia, "Ancient Pompeii, August 24, 79 A.D.; Christ the King H.S., 68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village; 718.426.1240.

Mar. 29, Carol Sudhalter's Astoria Jazz Band; Shutter's, Manhattan; Apr. 3, May 18, "Women Composers of ueens" concert, Steinway Reformed Church, Astoria; May 9, Astoria Jazz Band presents Camilleri, Loring, Gurland, Bielski and more, Queens College, LeFrank Theatre; 718.278.5331 or 917.667.5331.

Mar. 29, Italian Charities of America, Saturday dances, refreshments, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; italchari@yahoo.com.

To Mar. 30, Repetti, Peter Gregorio: Evolution -> Extinction, 44-02 23rd St., 4th Floor, LIC; 718.786.8007.

Mar. 30, Musica Reginae Productions, Brava Italia!; Church-in-the- Gardens, 50 Ascan Ave., Forest Hills.

To May 17, Calpulli Children's Dance Workshop; The Arts Cure Center, 33-24 Northern Blvd., 3rd Floor, LIC; 718.507.2617.

Apr. 5, New York Metropolitan Country Music Association dances, Stoney Creek, $12 p.p., n.m., adults only; Glendale Memorial Building, 72-02 Myrtle Ave; 718.763.4328. •Wednesday nights, Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden, "Comedyland", free, 29-19 24th Ave., Astoria; 718.274.4825.

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

Mar. 15, Autism Speaks, fourth annual "Walk Now for Autism" kick-off fundraiser/walker luncheon; P.S. 255 and P.S. 7, 80-55 Cornish Ave., Elmhurst; Jun. 22; South Street Seaport, Manhattan; www.walknowforautism.org/newyorkcity or 917.

Mar. 15, Italian Charities of America, flea market, refreshments, 83- 20 Quens Blvd., Elmhurst; italchari@yahoo.com.

Apr. 3, Strathmore Vanderbilt Women's Club 2008 Philanthropic event to benefit "Dancing Dreams"; georgegirls@verizon.net.

Apr. 27, Central Astoria LDC, street fair, Steinway Street between 28th and 34th Avenues, 1 day, 4 blocks.

Health

Mar. 13, Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens, For Snorers: Getting A Good Nights' Sleep; Dutch Kills Civic Assoc., LIC; Mar. 19, How Chemotherapy & Radiation Therapy Works; Crescent Tower Community Room, 22-35 30th Rd., LIC; Mar. 25, free colon cancer screening "Reduce Your Risk…, Crescent Tower, 800-YOURMDS;

Mar. 26, breast cancer screening & education; Queens Breast Health Partnership/SHAREing&CAREing; 718.274.0365, 27-15 30th Ave.

Mar. 29, Bayside Personal Development Center, free hypnosis seminar "Opening the Door to a Better You", 44-16 Francis Lewis Blvd.; reservations, 718.747.1135. •Daily: Elmhurst Medical Center, pediatrics; Tues., Cardiology; Wed., Psychiatry; 2nd Wed., OB/GYN; Thurs,, Medicine, 79-01 Broadway; 718.334.5296. •Wed., Queens Hospital Center, Medicine, OB/GYN, Cardiology; Fri., Pediatrics, Psychiatry; 82-68 164th St., Jamaica; 718.334.5296. •Ongoing: The Public Policy and Education Fund of New York has launched a new Web site designed to help New Yorkers find health coverage, go to www.NYConsumerHealth.org. •Ongoing: Jackson Heights Al-Anon; St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Parish House, 2nd Floor; 718.335.7379.

•To May, Queens College, Head Start children's fitness classes, 8- weeks $99, College Fitness Center, program information, 718.997.2740.

Historical

Mar. 16, Queens Historical Society, "The New Woman in the New Household: Changing Patterns of Domesticity…:; ongoing," Stitching Stories"; Queens As it Was: 1880-1920, Persistence: A Celebration of Landmarks in Queens; Kingsland: From Homestead to House Museum, $3, Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37th Ave., Flushing; 718.939.0647, x. 17. Mar. 19, Richard Melnick discusses Images of America: The East River; ongoing, Bayside Historical Society, "This Was Then…This Is Now", "Native Bayside/Native Voice", "The Castle", "If the Hat Fits", "Rolf Armstrong: Artist in Residence", $3 donation, volunteers needed for Sundays at The Castle, oral testimonies from Bayside former/current residents needed for archives; Fort Totten; 718.352.1548.

Items of Community Interest

Mar. 16, Jewish National Fund Green Sunday, volunteers needed, JNF House, 42 E. 69th St., Manhattan; 212.879.9305, x. 506, e-mail, gnygreensunday@inf.org.

Mar. 17-19, LaGCC, Accreditation Visit From National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, E-building, Room E-322, 31-10 Thomson Ave., LIC; Mar. 27, deadline for registration Mar. 26, free workshop, Careers in Retail; Queens Center Mall,, 90-15 Queens Blvd., Community Room, Elmhurst 718.482.5497.

To Mar. 19, Housing Partnership Development Corp/Margert Community Corporation, home improvement seminar for first-time homeowners, free; St. Gertrude's, Gymnasium, 307 Beach 37th St., Far Rockaway; 718.471.3724.

Mar. 22, Citizens Committee for New York City/Chhaya Community Development Corp., free tax prep clinic for first-time filers and low-income families, 37-43 77th St., 2nd fl., Jackson Heights; 718.478.3848 or 212.822.9584.

Mar. 26, LICBDC @ LaGuardia Community College: Workforce1, Hiring Employees: Hidden Risks, Best Practices, free, RSVP, at 29- 10 Thomson Ave., LIC; 718.786.5300.

Return to top

Copyright 1999-2014 The Service Advertising Group, Inc. All rights reserved.