2010-02-24 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Susan Cleary
Community Meetings Dates & times are subject to change, call to confirm. Associations Mar. 3, 8 p.m., Astoria Civic; Riccardo’s, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria; 718.545.5353.

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 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 Mar. 9, Apr. 13, May 11, Jun. 8, 6:30 p.m., Lions Club of Ravenswood; Riccardo’s, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria.

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. Community Councils Mar. 15, 7 p.m., 110th Precinct; NY Bethzatha Church of God, 85-20 57th Ave., Elmhurst; twittter. com/NYPD110CC.

Mar. 23, Apr. 27, May 25, Jun. 22, Aug. 3, 8 p.m., 107th Precinct, 71-01 Parsons Blvd., Flushing; 718.969-5100.

Mar. 23, Apr. 27, May 25, Jun. 22, 7 p.m., sharp, 114th Precinct; Riccardo’s, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria; 718.626.9327. Community Education Councils Mar. 18, Apr. 15, May 20, Jun. 17, District 30, call for time and location; 718.391.8380.

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. Others 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. 3, 12:30 p.m., AARP Chapter 2889; First Presbyterian Church of Newtown, 54-05 Seabury St., Elmhurst; 718.639.8497.

Mar. 4, 5:30 p.m., Queens Library Board of Trustees Committee, Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica; 718.990.0700. 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. 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. 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.

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

Flushing Town Hall 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing; 718.463.7700, x. 222, ticket prices vary: 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. 28, Circo Comedia, Keep Dancing: An Afternoon With Marge Champion; Mar. 3, 10, Apr. 21, 28, Bright Sheng lectures; Mar. 17, Sheng Residency Concert; 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. 24-25, Kara Walker’s American life in the South before the Civil War; Mar. 5, 6, 10-12, All My Sons; Mar. 14, La Traviata; Mar. 16, 17, Harry The Dirty Dog; Mar. 21, America’s Diamond Live Impersonator; Mar. 24, Faculty Artist Series; Mar. 25, Fourscore And Seven Years Ago; Mar. 28, The Tokens Tribute to Doo Wop; to May, House of the Spirit…; 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: Mar. 20-21, Best of MOMIX.

York College 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd., Jamaica, www.york.cuny.edu: Jazz Events: Feb. 26, Pianist Geri Allen; Mar. 4, Vocalist Joan Cartwright; Mar. 22, Saxophonist Camille Thurman. Others Feb. 24-28, Secret Theatre, Cosa Fan Tutte/Serse; Feb. 25-28, Mar. 3-5, Queens Players, “In My Free Time I Self Destruct”; Mar. 4-7, 10-14, 17-20, “Measure for Measure”, reservations, 44-02 23rd St., LIC; 718.392.0722.

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.

Feb. 28, Goliard Concert Fundraiser, RSVP; Cronin & Phelan's Bar and Restaurant, 38-14 Broadway; 718.728.8927.

Mar. 5, American Bolero Dance Company, Tablao Flamenco; Auditorium Centro EspaƱol, 41-01 Broadway, 2nd Floor, Astoria; 718.392.8888 or 917.288.7996.

Mar. 7, Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra, second concert of the 46th season; Forest Hills J.C., 106-06 Queens Blvd.; 718.374.1627 or www.fhso.org. 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.

Mar. 13, 27, Italian Charities Saturday dance, Mon./Fri., Dance With Instruction, $10 admission, 83- 20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718.47.3100.

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. 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 Vita, 106-09 Rockaway Blvd., Ozone Park; 718.845.6956.

Mar. 6, Italian Charities, flea market, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718.47.3100.

Mar. 11, 2010 Inaugural LIC Community Boathouse Fundraiser & Party, “Spring Launch”, $25 at the door; The Foundry, 42-38 9th St., LIC; www.brownpapertickets.com/even/96851 or www.licboathouse.org.

Mar. 13, IAAP Annual Luncheon & Fashion Show; The White House Restaurant, $40 p.p., 10-24 154th St., Whitestone; 718.746.2758 (day).

Mar. 19, QCSW 19th Annual Reception honoring Queens Social Workers, seating limited; Queens Borough Hall, Room 213, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens; 718.468.8025.

Mar. 27, DOS Employees, First Annual Frank Justich Memorial Dinner to benefit family; Studio Square Beer Garden, 35-33 36th St., LIC: www.frankjustich.com.

•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.

Mar. 17, NAMI Queens/Nassau, Recovery: What Are We Really Talking About?; Hillside Hospital, Sloman Auditorium, 76th Avenue, Glen Oaks; 718.470.8100.

Mount Sinai Queens Programs are at various venues, registration and/or appointment is required, call 718-267-4333 for information: Feb. 25, Have A Heart-Healthy Lifestyle; Mar. 4, Save Your Vision; Mar. 11, Advanced Directives…; Mar. 16, Colon Cancer Awareness; Mar. 18, Avoid “Medication Misadventure”…; Mar. 25, Help for Heartburn…. New York Hospital Queens Feb. 24, Healthy Heart Screening, Heart & Vascular Disease Symposium, @ NYHQ Lang Auditorium, 56-45 Main St., Flushing; Feb. 25, @ Flushing Library, minimizing heart attack risks, 41-17 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. 25, LICBDC Conduit, Financing Seminar; Police, Transportation & Parks; Indra Smith, 718.786.5300, x. 21.

Feb. 27, Louis Armstrong House Museum Black History Month, reservations required, 34-56 107th St., Corona; 718.478.8274. •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, 26-27, CM Julissa Ferreras, Mets job fair; Citi Field, Flushing Meadows–Corona Park.

Mar. 4, QCSW upcoming workshops for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, registration, 221- 10 Jamaica Ave., Suite 107, Queens Village; 718.468.8025 or QSWC@aol.com.

Mar. 7, St. Patrick’s Parade of Queens, “St. Pats For All 2010, 43rd Street/Skillman Avenue; register, 718.721.2780.

Mar. 10, QEDC, Celebrating Women In Business…, RSVP; Queens Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Auditorium, Jamaica; 718.263.0546.

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.

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