2010-03-17 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Susan Cleary
Community Meetings Dates & times are subject to change, call to confirm. Associations Mar. 18, 8 p.m., FDR Dems; Chabad of NE Queens, 212-12 26th Ave., Bayside; 718.460.8285.

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. 18, 7:45 p.m., sharp, Board 3; I.S. 227, 32-02 Junction Blvd., East Elmhurst; 718.458.2707.

Mar. 22, 7 p.m., Board 7; Union Plaza Care Center, 33- 23 Union St., Flushing; 718.359.2800.

Apr. 6, 7 p.m., Board 4; Flander’s Field VFW Post 150, 51-11 108th St., Corona; 718.760.3141.

Apr. 8, 9:30 a.m., Board 1; Kaufman Astoria Studios, 34-12 36th St., 3rd Floor Conference Room, Astoria; 718.786.3335. 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. Clubs 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.

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

Apr. 14, 7 p.m., District 24; I.S. 73, 70-02 54th Ave., Maspeth; 718.418.8160. Others Mar. 18, 6:15 p.m., Queens Library, Board of Trustees/Finance & Investment/Buildings & Grounds;

Apr. 8, 5:30 p.m., Administrative Committee, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica; 718.990.0700.

Mar. 31, 1 p.m., Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society; Emanuel United Church of Christ, 91st Avenue; 718.845.3385.

Apr. 1, 12:30 p.m., Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce, Dazies, 39-41 Queens Blvd; 718.482.6053/8752. 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. 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. 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.

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: Mar. 21, Book Discussion: History of Jamaica Estates (Images of America); Mar. 28, Guest, Clifford The Big Red Dog; Apr. 10, Springtime Flower Craft; Apr. 12, Open Mic Poetry; Apr. 14, Educator Open House pre- K to grade 12; Apr. 17, Earth Day Storytime; Apr. 19, Poetry Writing; Apr. 20, Turnoff Week Storytime; Apr. 23-24, Jamaica Day School Of St. Demetrios Musical Performance; Apr. 24, Spot Guest Appearance & Storytime; Apr. 27, Poetry Rocks Storytime. Museum of the Moving Image 35th Avenue/36th Street, Astoria; 718.784.0077: daily, “The Red Balloon” ongoing, “Behind the Screen”; Mar. 27-Apr. 9, Spring Recess Family Programs. Queens College Kissena Boulevard, Flushing; 718.997.4747: Mar. 18- Apr. 30, Crystal Clear: Sculpture & Prints; Mar. 18, QC Wind Ensemble; Mar. 22, 6th Annual QC H.S. Choral Festival; Mar. 23, Queens College Trio; Mar. 24, Faculty Artist Series, QC Orchestra; Mar. 25, An Evening of Choral Music; to Mar. 27, Scholars, Explorers, Priests: How The Renaissance Gave Us The Modern World; Apr. 13, QC New Music Group, Orion String Quartet; Apr. 15, Faculty Recital; Apr. 19, Undergrad BA Voice Recital; Apr. 20, Chamber Concert; Apr. 21, Lecture/Demonstration; Apr. 21, 28, Bright Sheng lectures; Apr. 22, Piano Majors Recital, Choral Concert; Apr. 26, Voice Recital; Apr. 27, Jazz from Queens College; Apr. 28, QC Orchestra, Lecture/Demonstration; Apr. 29, QC Bass Ensemble; Apr. 30, QC Orchestra. Queensborough Community College 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside; www.qcc.cuny.edu:Mar. 21, America’s Diamond Live Impersonator; 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; Mar. 25- 28, Avi Hoffman, Still Jewish After All These Years; Mar. 27, World Dance Theatre, Cinderella. York College 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd., Jamaica, www.york.cuny.edu: Jazz Events: Mar. 22, Saxophonist Camille Thurman. Others Mar. 18-20,, Secret Theatre, Queens Players, “Measure for Measure”, reservations, 44-02 23rd St., LIC; 718.392.0722.

Mar. 21, Noguchi Museum, special family day, 9-01 33rd Rd., LIC; 718.204.7088.

Mar. 21, Israeli Dance Institute & Queens College Hillel, Jewish Heritage NY 2010–59th Annual Israel Folk Dance/Art Festival, 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing; 212.983.4806, x. 143.

To Mar. 21, Thalia Spanish Theatre, “Borges & Piazzolla Tango”, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside; 718.729.3880.

Mar. 27, Italian Charities Saturday dance, Mon./Fri., Dance With Instruction, $10 admission, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718.478.3100.

Mar. 27, Friends of Maple Grove, Inc., Concert to Celebrate 130th Birthday!; The Center at Maple Grove; 917.881.3358. 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. Apr. 10, NY Metropolitan Country Music Association, Easter dance; May 8, Mother’s Day dance; Jun. 26, Father’s Day dance; 718.763.4328.

To Apr. 15, 2010, Long Island City Artists 4-person Show; Riverview Restaurant, 2-01 50th Ave., LIC; 718.392.5000. •Mon.-Sat., Jackson Heights Art Club, Inc., children/ adult art classes;718.926.9821. •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

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. 19, A.M. Michael Gianaris, fundraising reception for Aravella Simotas; Pancyprian Sports Lounge, 23-15 31st St., Astoria; 718.545.7202.

Mar. 20, Flushing Jewish Community Council, Multicultural Committee, Dance into Spring; Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14th Rd., College Point; 718.463.0434.

Mar. 25, Queens College, novelists read to benefit hunger relief, $5 donation, all proceeds go to City Harvest; Klapper Hall, 4th Floor, Student Art Gallery, Kissena Boulevard, Flushing; Nicole.Cooley@qc.cuny.edu.

Mar. 27, DSNY Employees, First Annual Frank Justich Memorial Dinner to benefit family; Studio Square Beer Garden, 35-33 36th St., LIC: www.frankjustich.com. Mar. 29, Apr. 5, Apr. 26, QSAC charity competition “Got Talent?” auditions; May 24, grand finale; Times Square Art Center, 8th Avenue/42nd Street, Manhattan; www.qsac.com/talent or 212.244.5560, x. 2005.

Apr. 14, May 12, Queens Chamber of Commerce, Employment Law Breakfast Seminars, space limited, registration required; 718.898.8500.

Apr. 18, Alley Pond Environmental Center (APEC), Walk For APEC to raise funds to offset budget shortfalls, 28-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston; 718.229.4000.

Apr. 24, New York Mary from Dungloe, Irish Gala Dance & beauty pageant, $40 proceeds go to Mount Sinai Queens Cancer Services Program; Most Precious Blood School, Auditorium; 718.361.1847 or 646.732.5312.

•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

Mar. 20, NYS Senator Joseph Addabbo Jr, Health Fair; Trinity Reformed Church, 66-30 60th Pl., Ridgewood; 718.738.1111.

Mar. 23, Apr. 13, 20, 27, Queens Counseling Services, Woman to Woman: Coping With Stress; Kissena Jewish Center, 43-43 Bowne St., Flushing; 718.461.6393.

Mar. 29-Apr. 1, Cross Island YMCA, splash; 718.479.0505.

Mar. 29-Apr. 5, Flushing YMCA, splash week; 718.961.6880.

Mount Sinai Queens Programs are at various venues, registration and/or appointment is required, call 718-267-4333 for information: Mar. 18, Avoid “Medication Misadventure”…; Mar. 25, Help for Heartburn….

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

Mar. 21, Queens Historical Society lecture, Abolition and the Women’s Rights Movement…, Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37th Ave, Flushing; 718.939.0647, x. 17. •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

Mar. 18, Flushing YMCA, YouthBuild Job & Resource Fair, 138-46 Northern Blvd., Basketball Court; 718.961.6880, x. 145.

Mar. 18, Queens College, Howard Levitt, free business forum, registration required, 65-30 Kissena Blvd., 4th Floor Ballroom; Lillian Lindroth, 718.997.5210. Mar. 20, North Star Fund, green visioning sessions; @ Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31 39th St.; Mar. 27, @ Greater Astoria Historical Society, Quinn Building, 4th Floor, 35-20 Broadway, LIC; 212.620.9110.

Mar. 20-21, Princeton Review National SAT, ACT, PSAT Practice Testing Day, free, for specific dates, times, locations in Queens go to http://www.princetonreview. com/NationalTestingday.aspx, or call 800.273.8439, advance registration required.

Mar. 21, United Action For Animals, free & low cost spay/neuter clinic, volunteers, vets, vet techs needed; Hammel Community Center, donations http://ua4a.org/donate.html, 81-14 Rockaway Beach Blvd., Rockaway Beach; 212.249.9178.

Mar. 21, Apr. 25, U.S. Coast Guard, Safe Boating, class for recreational boaters; 718.352.3764 or www.a0141201.uscgaux.info.

Mar. 25, B.P. Helen Marshall/A.M. Michael Gianaris, Greek Independence Day; Hellenic Cultural Center, 27- 09 Crescent St., Astoria; 718.286.2857.

Mar. 27, Bella Italia Mia, Tracing Italian American Immigrant History; Christ the King H.S., 68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village; 718.426.1240.

Mar. 30, Community Board 7, MetroCard mobile sales, Northwest corner of 31st Road & Union Street; 718.359.2800.

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