Gazette Calendar Of Events
Apr. 22 Earth Day; May 1 Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, May Day; May 5 Cinco de Mayo; May 8 VE Day, Independence Day (Israel); May 9 Victory Day (Russia); May 11 Mother's Day; May 15 Independence Day (Paraguay), May 17 Armed Forces Day (U.S.); May 20 Independence Day (Cuba); May 26 Memorial Day (U.S.), May 26 Independence Day (Guyana)
Community MeetingsAssociations Apr. 10, May 8, United Forties Civic; St. Teresa's Parish Center, 50-20 44th St., Woodside.
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.
Apr. 16, 8 p.m.,Woodhaven Residents' Block; Woodhaven/Richmond Hill Volunteer Ambulance Corps, 78-15 Jamaica Ave.,Woodhaven.
Apr. 24, Jun. 26, 7:45 p.m., Juniper Park Civic; Our Lady of Hope, 71st Street/Eliot Avenue, Middle Village. Boards. Apr. 10, May 8, 9:30 a.m., Board 1 District Service Cabinet; Kaufman Astoria Studio Cafe, 34-12 36th St.; 718.786.3335.
Apr. 14, May 12, Board 7, Union Plaza Care Center, 33-23 Union St. Flushing; 718.359.2800.
Apr. 15, May 20, 7 p.m., Board 1; Astoria World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd.; 718.786.3335.
May 2, 7 p.m., Board 2; Sunnyside Community Center, 43-31 39th St., 2nd Floor; 718.533.8773.
May 14, Jun. 11, 7:30 p.m., Board 8; Hillcrest Jewish Center, 183-02 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows; 718.264.7895. Clubs Apr. 17, 8 p.m., JFK Regular Democratic Club of Queens; Tietz Rehabilitation Center, 164th Street, Fresh Meadows; 718.591.8446. Community Councils Apr. 15, 102nd Precinct, Moose Hall, 118th Street, south of Jamaica Avenue, Richmond Hill.
Apr. 15, May 20, Jun. 17, 115th Precinct, 92-15 Northern Blvd., Jackson Heights.
Apr. 16, 7 p.m., 110th Precinct, Astoria Federal Savings Bank, 57-07 Junction Blvd., Elmhurst; 718.558.0228.
Apr. 22, May 27, Jun. 24, all 7 p.m., 114th Precinct, Riccardo's, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria. Community Education Councils May 13, 8 p.m., District 30; P.S. 122, 21-21 Ditmars Blvd., Astoria; 718.391.8380. Others Apr. 10, 8:30 p.m., Queens County Conservative Party spring cocktail party, Roma View Catering, 160-05 Cross Bay Blvd., Howard Beach; 718.474.3826. Apr. 10, May 1, May 22, Jun. 12, Jul. 10, Jul. 24, Aug. 14, Sep. 4, Sep. 25, Oct. 16, Nov. 6, Dec. 4, Dec. 18, 10:30 a.m., Queens Borough Land Use Public Hearing, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Borough President's Conference Room, Kew Gardens; 718.286.3000.
Apr. 17, noon, Queens Chamber of Commerce 96th Installation Luncheon, Antun's, 96-43 Springfield Blvd., Queens Village; 718.898.8500, www.queenschamber.org.
Apr. 17, 5:45 p.m., Board of Trustees, Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica; 718.990.0700.
Apr. 30, 1 p.m., Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society; Emanuel United Church of Christ, 91st Avenue; 718.845.3385. •1st Monday of the month, 8 p.m., American Legion Post 298, 30-61 87th St., East Elmhurst.
Arts & EntertainmentBarnes & Noble 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 Apr. 10, New Trends/New Tracks series, Pharaoh's Daughter; Apr. 18, 19, The Junior Mance Trio, Apr. 19, Saturday Mornings for Families, Other Worlds/Other Words series, through Apr. 27, Visions From Abroad exhibition, May 8, Dina Fanai, Jun. 12, Haale, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing; program information, 718.463.7700, ext 222, wwwFlushingTownHall.org. Museum of the Moving Image Apr. 14, The Forbidden Kingdom preview screening, AMC Empire 25, 235 W. 42nd St., Manhattan. Program information, 718.784.4520. P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center Through May 3, "Have You Seen Him?" 200-foot-long panoramic courtyard mural installation by artist Ryan McGinness in homage to skate culture. 22-25 Jackson Ave. at 46th Avenue, Long Island City; 718.786.3139. Queensborough Community College 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 Apr. 15, chamber recitals; 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; to Jun. 28, Crossing the Blvd., program information 718.793.8080. The Anthropology Museum of the People of New York & the Armenian Cultural Education Resource Center Gallery Apr. 14-20, Immigration Heritage Week, Queens College, Kissena Hall, 64-19 Kissena Blvd., Flushing; 718.428.5650, 718.225.4826. Queens Museum of Art To Jun. 29, "This Case of Conscience": Spiritual Flushing and the Remonstrance; ongoing, tours, permanent collections, World's Fair 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 To Apr. 12, 9th Black Cultural Festival; Apr. 19, The Children's Orchestra Society Meet the Composers; Apr. 23-27, 3rd annual Asian Cultural Festival, program information for all events 718.760.0064. Socrates Sculpture Park Apr. 18, Earth Day, Apr. 23-27, Third Annual Asian Cultural Festival: Dustori (Korea), Apr. 24, Kan Eun II Haegumplus (Korea); Apr. 24, 27, Wong Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest; Apr. 25, Lost Accents, Seriously Pop Asian American Band; Apr. 26, Ragamal Music & Dance Theatre, Stand- Up Comedy of Henry Cho, Songstreess Christine Toy Johnson, An Evening with singer/songwriter Kevin So; Apr. 27, Eth-Noh-Tec Children's TheatreKite Flight: Plastic Play, with Noguchi Museum, May 10, LIC Bike Parade, Broadway & Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City; 718.956.1819, ext 12, www.socratessculpturepark.org. Others Apr. 12, Brooklyn-Queens Queens Conservatory of Music, Faculty Showcase Series, $10/$5; 212-209.3370.
Apr. 12, Salt Chocolate, York College Performing Arts Center, $20/$10, 94- 45 Guy Brewer Blvd., Jamaica; 718.262.2840.
Apr. 12, 26, Italian Charities of America,Saturday dances, $8, refreshments, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718.478.3100.
Apr. 13, 16, "O Tooulis o Ksenoxoritis", Stathakion Center, 44th Street and Broadway, Astoria; 646.261.9496/917.297.9040.
To Apr. 13, 16-20, 23-26, The Secret Theatre, "Edward II", $15, 44-02 23rd St., LIC; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Apr. 13, Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra concert, $5/$3; Queens Festival Orchestra, 107-23 71st Rd., Suite 240; www.fhso.org.
Apr. 13, Musica Reginae Chamber Players, $20/$18/$10, Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing; 718.894.2517.
Apr. 15, Dino Rosi, La Voce Di Napoli; Bohemian Hall, 29-19 24th Ave., Astoria; 718.274.4925.
Apr. 18-May 25, Thalia Spanish Theatre, Picasso FlamenCount of Orgaz Flamenco musical, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside; program information 718.729.3880.
Apr. 20, 26, 27, "The Wizard of Oz", St. Mary's Drama Guild, St. Mary's Auditorium, 70-20 47th Ave., Woodside; 718.672.4848, www.stmarysdramagiuild.org.
Apr. 25, Robert Darnell & Poetic Notion Chorus, Kew Gardens Community House, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202; 718.268.5960.
To Apr. 26, Flux Factory, "Everything Must Go", free, 38-38 43rd St., LIC; 718.707.3362
Apr. 26, Bella Italia Mia, Dr. Clara Sarrocco, LaSindone di Torino (The Shroud of Turin-Fact or Fiction?), Christ the King H.S. 68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village; 718.426.1240.
To May 17, Calpulli Children's Dance Workshop; The Arts Cure Center, 33-24 Northern Blvd., 3rd Floor, LIC; 718.507.2617. May 18, Carol Sudhalter's Astoria Jazz Band, "Women Composers of Queens" 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. •Wednesday nights, Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden, "Comedyland", free, 29-19 24th Ave., Astoria; 718.274.4825.
Fridays, journal-scrapbook-assemblage workshop, AQA Gallery, 99-10 Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills; 718.520-9842. send sase for complete information.
Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinners, Dances, Fleas, Fairs, Fundraisers
Apr. 12, IAAP Queens Chapter, luncheon and fashion show; $35, raffles, door prizes; The White House, 10-24 154th St., Whitestone; 718.746.2758.
Apr. 12, Salvation Army, Springfest, prizes & surprises, rain or shine, 45- 18 Broadway, Astoria.
Apr. 13, JFK Rotary Club-Thomas Carmody Memorial 5K Runway Run, JFK Airport, Bldg. 14; 973.432.5056, www.JFKRunwayRun.org.
Apr. 14, Queens Economic Development Corporation (QEDC) "Queens …A Taste of the World" fundraiser, USTA - Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, $85/ticket, 2/$150, various programs/venues contact www.queensny.org, Apr. 14, Queens Economic Development Corporation, Sixth Annual "Queen…A Taste of the World" Fundraiser, $85 p.p. or two for $150, Tennis Center, Flushing Meadows-- - Corona Park, a variety of programs and venues, visit www.queensny.org, email@example.com or call 718.263.0546.
Apr. 17, Breakfast with Brandeis; Queens County Bar Association, 90-35 148th St., Jamaica; 718.298.1219 or 718.262.7333.
Apr. 19, Italian Charities of America, flea market, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718.478.3100.
Apr. 19-20, American Legion Auxiliary Unit 797 rummage sale, no early birds, vendors welcome, call Pat at 718.753.2514.
Apr. 23, LICBDC business breakfast with Christine Quinn, $30 n.m.; Water's Edge Restaurant, 44th Drive and the East River, LIC; 718.786.5300, x. 21.
Apr. 24, Queens Council on the Arts 42nd annual benefit gala, Water's Edge Restaurant, East River at 44th Drive, Long Island City.
Apr. 26, Flushing House, flea market includes jewelry, arts & crafts, collectibles, white elephant items, free, refreshments for sale, F38-20 Bowne St., Large Game Room, Flushing; 718.762.3198.
Apr. 27, Central Astoria LDC, street fair, Steinway Street between 28th and 34th Avenues, 1 day, 4 blocks.
HealthApr. 10, American Red Cross, standard first aid, $70/$60, CPR/AED, $75/$65; Apr. 21, babysitter training, $70/$60, registration requested, 138- 02 Queens Blvd., Briarwood; 800.514.5103.
Apr. 13, 112th Precinct, 112th Community Council, Rego Park Forest Hills Lions Club health safety fair, MacDonald Park, in the event of rain go to Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd; 718.544.1029.
Apr. 26, Cypress Hills Child Care Corporation health fair, 108 Pine St.; 718.235.3949.
Apr. 27, St. Joseph's School 7th Grade Confirmation Class Youth Blood Drive, St. Joseph's School Gym, 28-46 44th St., Astoria; 1-800-933- BLOOD.
Apr. 30, Brandies presents "Hitler's Courts" award-winning documentary; Queens County Civil Court Jury Room, 89-17 Sutphin Blvd; 718.262.7333. •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.
HistoricalApr. 11, Bayside Historical Society, reading and book signing, Queens Noir; ongoing,"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. Apr. 13, Queens Historical Society, Going Green: Combating Global Warming; 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, ext. 17.
Apr. 18, Richmond Hill Historical Society open meeting with Queens Noir authors, Church of the Resurrection, 85-09 118th St.; 718.847.7878.
School Events & News
Apr. 11, Briarcliffe College, ribbon cutting ceremony; Queens Center of Briarcliffe College, 30-30 Thomson Ave., LIC; 516.918.3603.
Apr 11, 12, Apr. 13, Christ the King Regonal H.S., "Into the Woods", $12/$10/$8, 68-02 Metroplitan Ave., Middle Village; 718.366.7400.
Apr. 12, St. Francis Prep Father's Guild, "Murder At The Wedding Rehearsal", $45 p.p. to benefit school, seating limited; 718.423.8810, x. 324.
April 18, Holy Martyrs Armenian Day School, Celebrating Armenian Culture PowerPoint presentation, reception, 209-15 Horace Harding Expwy, Bayside; 718.428.5650, 718.225.4826.
Apr. 19, St. Sebastian School Parents' Association Fashion Show, $35 p.p., 39-76 58th St., Woodside; 718.429.1982.
Apr. 20, 26, 27, St. Mary's Drama Guild, "The Wizard of Oz", 70-20 47th Ave., Woodside, for tickets go to www.stmarysdramaguild.org or call 718.672.4848. Mon.-Fri., Samuel Field Y Beacon Program @ M.S. 216, home-work helpers, after school club time; Tues., adult computers beginner/advanced; Wed., advanced ESL Level I/II; Fri., hip-hop dance; Sat., skills agility balance b-ball clinic & family shoot-around, math prep course for specialized H.S. exam, volunteers wanted, all programs free to NY residents, 64-20 175th St., Fresh Meadows, program information, 718.445.6983. •Briarwood Early Childhood Center, free 2008-2009 Universal Pre- Kindergarten, children born in 2004, 139-76 85th Dr., 718.297.5288.