Gazette Calendar Of Events
Feb. 24, 7:30 p.m., Astoria Homeowners, Tenants & Business Civic; Pistilli Grand Manor, 45-02 Ditmars Blvd., Astoria.
Mar. 11, 7:30 p.m., Dutch Kills Civic; Growing Up Green Charter School, 39-38 28th St., LIC; 718.786.2049.
Mar. 11, Apr. 8, May 13, 7 p.m., United Forties Civic; St. Teresa’s Parish Center, 50-22 45th St., Woodside; 718.392.0416.
Apr. 27, 8 p.m., Bayside Hills Civic; Bayside Colonial Church, Basement.
Apr. 27, Jun. 29, 8 p.m., Bayside Hills Civic; Colonial Church of Bayside, 217th Street/56th Avenue, Bayside. Boards Feb. 24, 6:30 p.m.; Mar. 4, 7 p.m., Board 2; Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31 39th St., Ground Floor; 718.533.8773.
Feb. 24, 7:15 p.m., Board 5; Grover Cleveland H.S., 21-27 Himrod St., Ridgewood; 718.366.1834. Mar. 10, Apr. 14, May 12, Jun. 9, Sep. 15, Oct. 13, Nov. 10, Dec. 22, 7:30 p.m., Board 8; Hillcrest Jewish Center, Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows; 718.264.7895.
Mar. 16, 7 p.m., Board 1; Astoria World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd.; 718.786.3335. Clubs Feb. 18, Mar. 18, Apr. 15, May 20, Jun. 17, 8 p.m., sharp, John F. Kennedy Regular Dems of Queens; Margaret Tietz Center, 164-11 Chapin Pkwy., Jamaica; 718.298.7800, x. 0.
Mar. 9, Apr. 13, May 11, Jun. 8, 6:30 p.m., Lions Club of Ravenswood; Riccardo’s, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria. Community Councils Feb. 23, Mar. 23, Apr. 27, May 25, Jun. 22, Aug. 3, 8 p.m., 107th Precinct, 71-01 Parsons Blvd., Flushing; 718.969-5100. Feb. 23, Mar. 23, Apr. 27, May 25, Jun. 22, 7 p.m., sharp, 114th Precinct; Riccardo’s, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria; 718.626.9327.
Mar. 15, 7 p.m., 110th Precinct; NY Bethzatha Church of God, 85-20 57th Ave., Elmhurst; twittter. com/NYPD110CC. Community Education Councils Feb. 23, Mar. 24, Apr. 29, May 27, Jun. 17, 7 p.m., sharp, District 26; M.S. 67, Room B44A, 51-60 Marathon Pkwy., Little Neck; 718.631.6927.
Mar. 18, Apr. 15, May 20, Jun. 17, District 30, call for time and location; 718.391.8380. Others Feb. 17, 7:30 p.m., COP 104; Maspeth Town Hall, 53-37 72nd St; 718.651.5865.
Feb. 18, 6:15 p.m., Queens Library Board of Trustees, Finance & Investment, Buildings & Grounds Committees, Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica; 718.990.0700. Feb. 18, Mar. 11, Apr. 8, 29, May 27, Jun. 17, Jul. 8, 29, Aug. 19, Sep. 16, Oct. 7, 28, Nov. 18, Dec. 9, 30, 10:30 a.m., Borough President Land Use, Borough Hall, B.P’s Conference Room, 120- 55 Queens Blvd., 2nd Floor, Kew Gardens; call 718.286.2860.
Feb. 18, 3 p.m., NYS DOT, Kosciuszko Bridge Project Update; Christ the King H.S., 68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village; Feb. 24; St. Cecilia’s Church, 84 Herbert St., Greenpoint; 718.482.4683.
Feb. 21, 9:30 a.m., Kew Forest Post 250; Rego Park Jewish Center, 97-30 Queens Blvd.; 718.297.7711. Feb. 22, Mar. 8, Apr. 12, May 10, Jun. 14, Jul. 12, Sep. 20, Oct. 18, Nov. 15, Dec. 13, 5:30 p.m., Borough Board; B.P.’s Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens; 718.286.2860.
Feb. 24, 1 p.m.; Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society; Emanuel United Church of Christ, 91st Avenue, Woodhaven; 718.845.3385.
Mar. 2, MTA; @ Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel, Phoenix Ballroom, 135-20 39th Ave., Flushing;
Mar. 4, @ Fashion Institute of Technology, Haft Auditorium, Seventh Avenue/27th Street, Manhattan; www.mta.info.
Mar. 4, 5:30 p.m., Queens Library Board of Trustees Committee, Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica; 718.990.0700. Mar. 9, Apr. 13, May 11, Jun. 15, Jul. 13, Sep. 21, Oct. 19, Nov. 16, Dec. 14, 9:30 a.m., Borough Cabinet; B.P.’s Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens; 718.286.2860.
Apr. 1, 12:30 p.m., Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce, Dazies, 39-41 Queens Blvd; 718.482.6053/8752.
•1st Monday of the month, 8 p.m., American Legion Post 298, 30-61 87th St., East Elmhurst. Arts & Entertainment
Barnes & Noble 176-60 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows; 718.380.7077: Feb. 20, Rescue Ink: How Ten Guys Saved Countless Dogs and Cats, Twelve Horses, Five Pigs, One Duck and a Few Turtles.
Flushing Town Hall 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing; 718.463.7700, x. 222, ticket prices vary: Feb. 20, Lunar New Year Dance Sampler; Feb. 27, Lunar New Year Tea Ceremony; Feb. 28, artist talk; Mar. 6, Chinese Blue Pipa Trio; Mar. 12, Chamber Ensemble Concert; Mar. 13, artist talk. Museum of the Moving Image 35th Avenue/36th Street, Astoria; 718.784.0077:
ongoing, “Behind the Screen”; daily, “The Red Balloon”.
Queens College Kissena Boulevard, Flushing; 718.997.4747: Feb. 21, New York Youth Symphony, The Rite of Spring; Feb. 28, Circo Comedia, Keep Dancing: An Afternoon With Marge Champion; to Mar. 27, Scholars, Explorers, Priests: How The Renaissance Gave Us The Modern World.
Queensborough Community College 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside; www.qcc.cuny.edu: Feb. 18, Aaron Douglas Harlem Renaissance art movement; Feb. 20, Queens Symphony Orchestra-Bach to Dreams of Flying; Feb. 24-25, Kara Walker’s American life in the South before the Civil War.
Queens Museum of Art Flushing Meadows–Corona Park, New York City Building, program information; 718.592.9700:
ongoing, tours, permanent collections, World’s
Fair Panorama of the City of New York; .
Queens Theatre in the Park
Most events take place in Flushing Meadows–Corona Park, venues & ticket prices vary, call 718.760.0064 for information: Feb. 21, Zalmen Mlotek: 100 Years of Yiddish Theater Music From Shtetl to Klezmer Revival. York College 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd., Jamaica, www.york.cuny.edu: Jazz Events: Feb. 22, Lincoln Center Presents, Black Rock Coalition's Tribute to Nina Simone; Feb. 26, Pianist Geri Allen; Mar. 4, Vocalist Joan Cartwright; Mar. 22, Saxophonist Camille Thurman. Others Feb. 20, Queens Symphony Orchestra, Bach To Dreams of Flying, QCC Performing Arts Center, Queensborough C.C., 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside.
To Feb. 20, Secret Theatre, “Romeo & Juliet”; The Servant to Two Masters, The Importance of Being Earnest; Feb. 24-28, Cosa Fan Tutte/Serse; Feb. 25-28, Mar. 3-5, Queens Players, “In My Free Time I Self Destruct”, reservations, 44-02 23rd St., LIC; 718.392.0722.
Feb. 20, The Dan Sheehan Conspiracy & Roadhouse, $12 at the door; Hollywood & Main, 57-33 Main St., Flushing; www.dansheehan.net.
Feb. 21, Flux Facory, Inaugual Building-wide Exhibit “Housebroken” and Gala, 39-31 29th St., LIC; www.fluxfactory.org.
Feb. 21, Comedian Steven Hofstetter; Forest Hills Jewish Center, Heller Ballroom; 718.263.7000.
Feb. 26, 27, Variety Boys & Girls Club, “Astoria Blvd.” original musical; Broccoli Theatre, 21-12 30th Rd., LIC; 718.728.0946.
Feb. 27, Bella Italia Mia, Emelise Aleandri “The Masks of Venice”; Christ the King H.S., 68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village; 718.426.1240.
To Mar. 7, Socrates Sculpture Park, 2009 Emerging Artist Fellowship ’09 (EAF09) Exhibit;
Saturdays, Sculpture Drop-in Workshops, 32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC: 718.956.1819.
To Mar. 21, Thalia Spanish Theatre, “Borges & Piazzolla Tango”, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside; 718.729.3880. To Apr. 5, P.S. 1, 1969, ON-SITE 2: Chitra Ganesh; ongoing, On-site, Free Space, Studio Visit Web site @ http://ps1.org/studio-visit/, $5 donation, 22-25 Jackson Ave., LIC; www.ps1.org, www.moma.org.
To Apr. 15, 2010, Long Island City Artists 4-person Show; Riverview Restaurant, 2-01 50th Ave., LIC; 718.392.5000. •Wed. nights, Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden, “Comedyland”, free, 29-19 24th Ave., Astoria; 718.274.4825. •Fri. nights, Las Margaritas, jazz gigs, 83-22 37th Ave., Jackson Heights; 718.205.1705.
•Sat., watercolor art workshop, $20 per class, The Castle @Fort Totten Park; 718.352.1548. Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinner- Dances, Fleas, Fairs, Fundraisers
Feb. 19, Flux Factory, Inaugural Exhibition “Housebroken” & Gala, 39-31 29th St., LIC; RSVP, 718.707.3362.
Feb. 20, Loving Touch, I Love NYC Pets Month, sweets, raffles, $5 photo, lunch & desserts; North Presbyterian Church of Flushing, 25-33 154h St., Flushing; 718.224.8629, www.lovingtouch.petfinder.org.
Feb. 25, Mood Restaurant, Haitian Recovery Fundraiser, 120-29 83rd Ave., Kew Gardens; 718.849.MOOD.
Feb. 27, East Elmhurst-Corona Civic Assoc., 58th Annual Fundraiser; Bruno’s On The Boulevard, 88-25 Astoria Blvd., Jackson Heights; 718.426.3147 or 718.899.8317.
Feb. 28, Alley Pond Environmental Center (APEC), tea & Treasures Fundraiser Mini- Auction; Apr. 18, Walk For APEC to raise funds to offset budget shortfalls, 28-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston; 718.229.4000.
Mar. 4, S.T.A.R.S. Youth Center, fashion show fundraiser; La Bella Vista, 106-09 Rockaway Blvd., Ozone Park; 718.845.6956.
•Ongoing, Loving Touch Animal Rescue, pet adoptions, 718.224.8629 or 631.420.0425. •Ongoing, Muffin’s Pet Connection helps find homes for pets, donations appreciated; 718.833.7988 or www.muffins.org.
•Sundays, Animal Center of Queens, adopt a homeless dog, or puppy, cat or kitten, non-profit, no-kill organization, 89-10 Eliot Ave., Rego Park; 718.424-3340 or www.acq.petfinder.com. Health
To Mar. 9, Sunnyside Arts, Mom & Me Latin Dance, 18-24 months, Flamenco Workout for New Moms/Dads, Introduction to Flamenco for Adults, registration required, Sunyside Arts Cooperative, 45-08 40th St., A1; 347.415.0821.
Mount Sinai Queens Programs are at various venues, registration and/or appointment is required, call 718-267- 4333 for information: Feb. 17, Understanding High Blood Pressure, Causes, Risks, Treatment; Feb. 18, It's Never Too Early To Take Care Of Your Heart; Feb. 25, Have A Heart-Healthy Lifestyle. New York Hospital Queens Feb. 18, @ Flushing Library, circulatory problems and peripheral vascular disease; Feb. 25, minimizing heart attack risks, 41-17 Main St., Flushing; Feb. 22 @ Bulova Building, Healthy Heart Screening, 75-20 Astoria Blvd., Suite 220, Jackson Heights; Feb. 22 @ Flushing Y, 138-46 Northern Blvd., Healthy Heart Screening; Feb. 24, Heart & Vascular Disease Symposium, @ NYHQ Lang Auditorium, 56-45 Main St., Flushing, reservations & information; 800.282.6684.
Other Health Services •Al-Anon: Good Shepherd Methodist Church, 30- 44 Crescent St., Astoria, 718.728.5182; St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Parish House, 2nd Floor, Jackson Heights, 718.335.7379; Steinway Reformed Church, 21-64 41st St., Astoria, 718.728.2948. Call for information.
• Co-Dependents Anonymous, women only, Fridays; Resurrection Ascension Pastoral Center, Father Freely Hall, 85-18 61st Rd., Rego Park; 718.805.1032.
• Domestic Violence; American Family Community Services, 37-63 76th St., Jackson Heights; 718.639.8370.
• Mammograms, Mondays, Community Healthcare Network’s Helen B. Atkinson Health Center, 81 W. 115th St., Manhattan; 212.360.2565. •Overeaters Anonymous, Fridays; Unity Center of Flushing, 42-11 155th St., Flushing. •The Public Policy and Education Fund of New York, health coverage Web site, go to www.NYConsumerHealth.org.
• Sakhi for South Asian Women support group meetings, weekends; for information call 212.714.9153, x. 108. •SMART Recovery; Long Island Consultation Center to overcome all types of addictive behavior, Long Island Consultation Center, 97-29 64th Rd., Rego Park; 212.631.1198.
• F.E.G.S. Health & Human Services, Partners in Caring bereavement/older adult spousal loss, 97- 45 Queens Blvd., Rego Park, 718.896.9090, x. 243. Historicals
Feb. 20, 27, Louis Armstrong House Museum Black History Month, reservations required, 34- 56 107th St., Corona; 718.478.8274.
Feb. 20, Greater Astoria Historical Society, Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War", 35-20 Broadway, 4th Floor; 718.278.0700.
Feb. 20, Bayside Historical Society, water color workshop, $150 p.p., @ The Castle, Fort Totten Park, Bayside; 718.352.1548.
Feb. 21, Newtown Historical Society, Newtown Pippin apple lecture/slideshow; First Presbyterian Church of Newtown, Queens Boulevard/54th Avenue, Elmhurst; 718.366.3715.
Feb. 25, LICBDC Conduit, Financing Seminar; Police, Transportation & Parks; Indra Smith, 718.786.5300, x. 21. •Thurs., Fri., Sat., Sun., King Manor Museum, tours & school/group programs, Jamaica Avenue/140th Street, Jamaica •Central Queens Historical Association, a source for Queens photos not available elsewhere; www.CQHA.net or 917.376.4496. Items of Community Interest
Feb. 20, Anthony Suraci Place, street renaming, 39th Place/48th Avenue, Sunnyside; 718.263.6400. Feb. 24, LaGuardia C.C., How to Prepare For and Apply To College Workshops; Mar. 6, Teen Academy, SAT Prep Classes, 31-10 Thomson Ave., LIC: 718.482.7244.
Mar. 10, Apr. 14, May 12, Queens Chamber of Commerce, Employment Law Breakfast Seminars, space limited, registration required; 718.898.8500.
To Mar. 14, Central Queens YM/YWHA, Jr. NBA Basketball League divisional games, 67-09 108th St., Forest Hills; 718.268.5011. •1st, 3rd, 5th Sat., Queens Best Toastmasters Club, public speaking/communication, free; Elmhurst Hospital Center, Conference Room A-1- 15, 79-01 Broadway; call Mark, 718.457.8390. •Forty Plus of New York orientation/tour, 470 Seventh Ave., Manhattan; 212.947.4230. Library Highlights There are many free events available at the Queens libraries for adults, teens, “tweens” and kids. For program information, call 718.990.0700: Feb. 22, Urban Stages: “Warriors Don’t Cry” Feb. 28, Circo Comedia, Keep Dancing: … With Marge Champion Parks & Recreation
Alley Pond Environmental Center APEC has many fun and interesting programs all year long for tots to pre-teens to adults and Scouts, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston, fees vary, pre-registration advised, dates & times may change; for program information, 718.229.4000: Daily, APEC’s Gift Shop purchases benefit APEC Feb. 20, Winter Viewing Of The Stars
Feb. 27, Mad Scientists Acid Rain, Perfectly Penguin Feb. 28, Tea & Treasures Fundraising Mar. 20, APEC Square Dance Apr. 18, Walk for APEC Queens Botanical Garden Lovely any time of the year the grounds at the gardens offers peace and tranquility, volunteers are always needed and greatly appreciated, 43-50 Main St., Flushing; 718.886-3800: Mar. 27, HSBC Children’s Garden begins Mar. 28, Spring Lawn Care Queens County Farm Museum Enjoy getting outside and take a walk around the grounds at the farm, 75-30 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park; 718.347.3276. Queens Zoo Ongoing, Interactive Discovery Center, 53-51 111th St., Flushing Meadows–Corona Park; 718.271.1500 or go to www.queenszoo.com. Others Feb. 20, Urban Park Rangers, Scavenger Hunt @ Kissena Park, Rose/Oak Avenues, Flushing; 311. Reunions Mar. 12, Holy Cross H.S. Classes of 1980, ’85, ’90, ’95, ’00, ’05; Mar. 13, Classes of ’60, ’65, ’70, ’75, School Gymnasium, 26-20 Francis Lewis Blvd; Gail Sicoli, 718.461.1288.
Sep. 25, Newtown H.S. Class of 1985 25th Reunion being planned, e-mail marialoves2write@ yahoo.com or call Linda Wong @ 212-591-8235 for information. School News & Events
Mar. 20, St. Sebastian School, Supermarket Bingo fundraiser, hot dinner buffet, 50/50 raffle, prizes, $25 at the door, age 21+, Auditorium, 39- 76 58th St., Woodside; 917.520.3444. Senior Center Activities Meet & greet, play games, learn another language, take advantage of support, counseling & respite services, training, education & assistance, health seminars & programs, dancing, entertainment, balance training, Nintendo & Wii (at select centers) & much more—all available at your local center. Get involved with your community, volunteer your talents and call the center nearest you for program information. Dated events are listed under the center where held. Atria Kew Gardens & Lighthouse International, 117-01 84th Ave., Kew Gardens; 718.441.0300.
Bayside S.C., 221-15 Horace Harding Expwy., Bayside.
Central Queens YM/YWCA S.C., 67-09 108th St., Forest Hills, call for fees; 718.268.5011: Weds., Ethics for Thinking People Feb. 17, An Evening of Wine & Cheese Feb. 22, Juilliard Comes To The Y Feb. 28, Purim Carnival CCNS/Peter J. DellaMonica S.C., 23-56 Broadway, Astoria; 718.626.1500.