2009-03-04 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Susan Cleary

Community Meetings Associations Mar. 5, Apr. 2, 7:30 p.m., sharp, United Community Civic; Augustana Lutheran Church, 69-05 Ditmars Blvd., Astoria Heights.

Mar. 12, Apr. 9, May 14, Jun. 11, 7 p.m., United Forties Civic Association; St. Theresa, Parish Center, Rectory Basement, 50-22 45th St., Woodside; 718.392.0416.

Mar. 12, Apr. 9, May 14, Jun. 11., 7:30 p.m., Dutch Kills Civic; St. Patrick's School Hall, 39-28 29th St.

Mar. 18, 8 p.m., Woodhaven Residents'; Woodhaven-Richmond Hill Vol. Ambulance Corp, 78-15 Jamaica Ave.; 718.296.3735. Boards Mar. 5, 7 p.m., Board 2; Sunnyside Community Center, 43-31 39th St.; 718.533.8773.

Mar. 9, 7 p.m., Board 7; Union Plaza Care Center, 33-23 Union St., Flushing; 718.359.2800. Mar. 9, Apr. 20, May 4, Jun. 15, Jul. 6, Sep. 14, Oct. 19, Nov. 16, Dec. 14, 5:30 p.m., Borough Board, Borough President's Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens; 718.286.3000. Call 718.286.2860 to confirm dates.

Mar. 10, 7:45 p.m., Board 9; Marjestic Marquee, 88-03 101st Ave., Ozone Park; 718.286.2686.

Mar. 11, 7:30 p.m., Board 5; Greater Ridgewood Youth Council, Meeting Hall, 62- 10 Myrtle Ave., Glendale; 718.366.1834.

Mar. 11, 7:45 p.m. Board 6; Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew gardens Rd., Suite 202; 718.263.9250. Mar. 11, Apr. 22, May 13, Jun 10, Sep. 9, Oct. 21, Nov. 18, Dec. 9, 7:30 p.m., Board 8; Hillcrest Jewish Center, Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows; 718.264.7895.

Mar. 12, 9:30 a.m., Board 1 District Cabinet; Kaufman Astoria Studios, 3rd Floor Conference Room, 34-12 36th St., Astoria; 718.786.3335.

Mar. 17, 7 p.m., Board 1; Astoria World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd.; 718.786.3335.

Apr. 7, 7 p.m., Board 4; VFW Post 150, 51-11 108th St., Corona; 718.760.3141. Clubs Mar. 10, Apr. 14, May 12, Jun. 9, 6:30 p.m., Lions Club of Ravenswood; Riccardo's By

The Bridge, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria.

Mar. 11, 7:30 p.m., Maspeth Republican Club; Kowalinski Post, 61-57 Maspeth Ave., upstairs. Mar. 19, Apr. 16, May 14 or 21, Jun. 18, 7:30 p.m., John F. Kennedy Regular Democratic Club; Tietz Rehabilitation Center, Jamaica Estates, dates and time subject to change. Community Councils Mar. 17, 8 p.m., 102nd Precinct; Moose Hall, 118th Street, Richmond Hill.

Mar. 18, 7 p.m., 110th Precinct: Astoria Federal Savings Bank, 57-07 Junction Blvd., Elmhurst. Community Education Councils Mar. 19, 8 p.m., District 30; P.S. 127, 98-01 25th Ave., East Elmhurst; 718.391.8380. Others Mar. 5, 5:30 p.m., Queens Library Administrative & Committees of the Board of Trustees; Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica; 718.990.0700.

Mar. 8, 11 a.m., A.M. Mark Weprin, Education Town Hall meeting; Queens Children's Cente, 74-03 Commonwealth Blvd., Bellerose; 718.428.7900.

Mar. 9, 5:30 p.m., Borough Board, President's Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens; 718.286.3000. Mar. 12, Apr. 2, Apr. 23, May 14, Jun. 4, Jun. 25, Jul. 16, Aug. 6, Aug. 27, Sep. 17, Oct. 15, Nov. 5, Dec. 3, Dec. 17, Borough President Land Use, Borough Hall, B.P's Conference Room, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens; 718.286.3000. Call 718.286.2860 to confirm dates.

Mar. 15, 9:30 a.m., Jewish War Veterans Post 250; Rego Park Jewish Center, 97-30 Queens Blvd.; 718.275.3690. Apr. 21, May 5, Jun. 16, Jul. 7, Sep. 15, Oct. 20, Nov. 17, Dec. 15, 9:30 a.m., Borough Cabinet; Borough President's Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens; 718.286.3000. Call 718.286.2860 to confirm dates. •1st Monday of the month, 8 p.m., American Legion Post 298, 30-61 87th St., East Elmhurst. •Monthly, Ravenswood Lions Club, Astoria, new members welcome. For information, call 718.729.5595. Arts & Entertainment Barnes & Noble Tues./Thurs., weekly storytimes, poetry writing essentials; Mar. 9, Open Mic Poetry; Mar. 14, Biscuit Storytime & Craft; Mar. 16, Poetry Writing Essentials; Mar. 17, St. Patrick's Day Storytime & Craft; Mar. 19, Winnie The Pooh Storytime & Character Appearance; Mar. 24, Booksigning/Discussion: The New York, Ontario and Western Railway, events free, call to confirm, 176-60 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows; 718.380.7077. Flushing Town Hall Mar. 7, "change": exhibition of Long Island City Artists; Mar. 8, The Jazz Men from Texas; Mar. 15, The Cashore Marionettes Interactive Arts; Mar. 16, Spotlight 4 Students: The Cashore Marionettes; Mar. 22, Salon Sunday; Mar. 29, Studio Visits, 137-35 Northern Boulevard, Flushing; 718.463.7700 x 222. Museum of the Moving Image Mar. 13, "Flight of the Red Balloon"; Apr. 3, "Killer Sheep"; May 22, "Lemon Tree"; ongoing, "Behind the Screen"; daily, "The Red Balloon", 35th Avenue/36th Street, Astoria; 718.784.0077 or www.movingimage.us/. Queensborough Performing Arts Center Mar. 6, 7, 11-14, The Gospel At Colonus; Mar. 20, The Silent Boy; Mar. 22, Irish Trinity Dance; Mar. 28, Chuck Negron of Three Dog Night; Mar. 29, Leading Men Don't Dance; Apr. 3, Gilbert & Sullivan: The Mikado; Apr. 5, Russian National Ballet: Giselle; Apr. 19, Patti Page; Apr. 26, Latkes, Ladies & Laughs, 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside; program information, 718.631.6311.

Queens College Poetry Society of America literary salons; Mar. 7, The Incredible Shanghai Acrobats; Mar. 10, Cynthia Ozick; Mar. 14, Jon Regen Trio; Mar 26-28, Niloufar Talebi, Li-Young Lee; Mar. 31, Phillip Lopate; Apr. 28, 50th Anniversary Celebration: Works of Philip Roth: Roth, Norman Manea, Greil Marcus, Joyce Carol Oates, Norman Rush, program & ticket information 718.793.8080 or 718.997.4646. Queens Museum of Art

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 Mar. 7, The Spirit Of Sepharad: From Casbah To Caliphate; Mar. 8, Miss Sherri & The Little Animal Band; Mar. 13-15, 18, 19, 21, 22, Sweetie; Mar. 28, Phoebe Snow; Apr. 4, Karen Akers; Apr. 5, Robert Klein; Apr. 11, Tom Chapin; Apr. 15-19, Asian Cultural Festival; Apr. 24, 25, Broadway For Kids, "Cinderella", An Evening With Dionne Warwick, Flushing Meadows- Corona Park, tickets vary order by phone, 718.760.0064. Others Mar. 5, LaG C.C., MTV Chamber Group: Ahn Trio, Performing Arts Center, 31-10 Thomson Ave., LIC; 718.482.5151.

To Mar. 5, Greek Cultural Center, World Premiere "Prime Numbers", 27-18 Hoyt Ave., South, Astoria: 718.726.7329.

Mar. 6, American Bolero Dance Company: Tablao Flamenco in Astoria; Auditorium Centro Español, 41-01 Broadway, 2nd Floor, Astoria; ticket sales/information 718.392.8888 or 917.288.7996.

Mar. 7, Goliard Concerts Southeastern Tour Concert; Steinway Reformed Church, 21-65 41st St., Astoria; 718.728.8927.

Mar. 7, City Opera Queens Concert: Looking Forward Repertory, $20; LaGuardia Performin Arts center, 31-10 Thomson Ave., LIC; 718.482.5151. To Mar. 7, 21, Italian Charities of America, Saturday Dances; Mon./Fri., Dance with Instruction, $10 n.m., 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718.478.3100. Mar. 8, Noguchi Museum, Curators' Talk; Mar. 15, The Full Figure & Portraiture, Mini- Movies in the Morning family program animated films by Robert Breer ; Mar. 25, From Plaster to Stone; tickets & information 718.204.7088.

Mar. 14-Apr. 11, Topaz Arts, "For The Trees" installation by Avy Claire, 55-03 39th Ave., Woodside; 718.505.0440. To Mar. 22, Thalia Spanish Theatre, World Premiere, Tango In Hot Salsa; Mar. 28, 29, Apr. 4, 5, music by Spanish & Latin American composers; Apr. 13-Jun. 29, Bilingual Theatre For Youth workshop; Apr. 17-May 24, Latino Love Story; Apr. 18-Jun. 27, Bilingual Theatre For Children workshop, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside; 718.729.3880.

To Apr. 3, Queensborough Community College Art Gallery works of Norman Gorbaty, Bayside; 718.631.6396.

Apr. 26, Dancing DREAMS©, "Shall We Dance" recital, free; Mary Louis Academy, 176-21 Wexford Terrace, Jamaica Estates; 718.428.2600.

Through May, P.S.1, Yael Bartana; to Sep. 14, Kenneth Anger, Jonathan Horowitz: "And/Or", Lutz Bacher: "My Secret Life, Florian Slotawa; through October, Leandro Erlich, $5 donation, 22-25 Jackson Ave., LIC; www.ps1.org, www.moma.org. •Wed. nights, Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden, "Comedyland", free, 29-19 24th Ave., Astoria; 718.274.4825. Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinner- Dances, Fleas, Fairs, Fundraisers

Mar. 11, Queens Chamber of Commerce/Sovereign Bank, 2009 Economic Outlook breakfast with NYC Comptroller Bill Thompson, free, RSVP by Mar. 6; New York LaGuardia Airport Marriott, 102-05 Ditmars Blvd., East Elmhurst; 718.898.8500.

Mar. 12, Long Island City Boathouse "Break the Ice" bash, fundraiser, $20 suggested donation; The Foundry, 42-38 Ninth St. licboathouse@gmail.com.

Mar. 14, Italian Charities of America, flea market, refreshments served, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718.478.3100.

Mar. 14, Christ the King Regional H.S., induction ceremony & dinner dance fundraising event; 718.366.7400, x. 272.

Mar. 31, The Women's National Republican Club, "America's Singing Poet" Steve DePass, $65 includes concert, reception, refreshments; RSVP by Mar. 30, 3 W. 51st St., Manhattan; 212.582.5454, x. 2304. Health

Mar. 7, IES Medical, blood drive, 38-04 31st Ave., Astoria; e-mail drkrieger@verizon.net or 718.726.0404.

Mar. 11, Holistic Moms Network, Queens Chapter Kick Off; ARROW Community Center, 35-30 35th St., Astoria; 718.204.2929.

Mar. 18, NAMI, Stress & Depression: Early Detection…, free, Zucker Hillside Hospital, Sloman Auditorium, Glen Oaks; 718.470.7100. Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens Mar. 5, Blood Pressure Screening, various venues; Mar. 10, Bladder Pain & Urinary Incontinence; Mar 11, "Get Healthy Queens", Rheumatoid Arthritis: Prevent a Bad Break: Bone Up on RA: Mar. 12, 24, Blood Pressure Screening; Mar. 19, Palliative Care: Enhancing Quality of Life; Mar. 24, Diabetes & Heart Health: Medicine, Munchies & Movies; Mar. 25, Breast Cancer Screening/Education. NOTE: Programs are at various venues, registration and/or appointments may be required, call 800-Your-MDS, 718.274.0644 or 718.274.0365 for information. Queens Hospital Center Wed., 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, health coverage Web site, go to www.NYConsumerHealth.org. •Ongoing, Jackson Heights Al-Anon; St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Parish House, 2nd Floor; 718.335.7379.

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