Gazette Calendar Of Events
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 Apr. 5, 7 p.m., sharp, 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. 7, 7:30 p.m., Board 5, 61-23 Myrtle Ave., Glendale; 718.366.1834.
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 Apr. 13, May 11, Jun. 8, 6:30 p.m., Lions Club of Ravenswood; Riccardo’s, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria.
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 Apr. 27, May 25, Jun. 22, Aug. 3, 8 p.m., 107th Precinct, 71-01 Parsons Blvd., Flushing; 718.969-5100.
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 Apr. 15, May 20, Jun. 17, District 30, call for time and location; 718.391.8380.
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. 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 Restaurant, 39-41 Queens Blvd; 718.482.6053/8752.
Apr. 7, 12:30 p.m., AARP Chapter 2889; First Presbyterian Church of Newtown, 54-05 Seabury St., Elmhurst; 718.639.8497.
Apr. 8, 5:30 p.m., Administrative Committee, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica; 718.990.0700. 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. 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. 25, An Evening of Choral Music; to Mar. 27, Scholars, Explorers, Priests: How The Renaissance Gave Us The Modern World; Apr. 3, Diane Schuur; Apr. 12-Jun. 12, Dali Today: Dance & Beyond; Apr. 13, QC New Music Group, Orion String Quartet; Apr. 15, Faculty Recital; Apr. 15-18, 22-25, “The Caucasian Chalk Circle”; Apr. 18, Dan Zanes & Friends; Apr. 19, Undergrad BA Voice Recital; Apr. 20, Chamber Concert, Evening Reading: Edward P. Jones Apr. 21, Lecture/Demonstration; Apr. 21, 28, Bright Sheng lectures; Apr. 22, Piano Majors Recital, Choral Concert, Trio Con Brio Copenhagen, Dali Today, Eorasonnée: A Contemporary Choreography; Apr. 24, 3 Mo’ Divas; Apr. 25, Ingrid Flitter Piano; Apr. 26, Voice Recital; Apr. 27, Jazz from Queens College, Evening Reading: Joyce Carol Oates with Leonard Lopate; Apr. 28, QC Orchestra, Lecture/Demonstration; Apr. 29, QC Bass Ensemble; to Apr. 30, Crystal Clear: Sculpture & Prints; Apr. 30, QC Orchestra. Queensborough Community College 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside; www.qcc.cuny.edu: Mar. 25, Fourscore And Seven Years Ago; Mar. 28, The Tokens Tribute to Doo Wop; Apr. 3, Swan Lake; Apr. 10, “Yesterday”, A Tribute to the Beatles; Apr. 14, Faculty Artist Series; Apr. 18, Bobby Rydell & The Shangra Las; Apr. 21-22, My Heart In A Suitcase; Apr. 25, Tommy Tune with The Manhattan Rhythm Kings; Apr. 28, QCC Faulty Showcase Concert; Apr. 30, May 1, 5-8, Troy-Myths From Ancient Foxholes; 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. 25-28, Avi Hoffman, Still Jewish After All These Years; Mar. 27, World Dance Theatre, Cinderella. Others Mar. 27, Italian Charities Saturday dance, Mon./Fri., Dance With Instruction, $10 admission, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718.478.3100.
Mar. 27, Crescent Street Films, “Astoria Park”; Nuyorican Poets Cafe, 236 E. 3rd St., Manhattan; www.csfilms.org.
Mar. 27, Friends of Maple Grove, Concert to Celebrate 130th Birthday of Rosina Lhevinne, $25/$20, Celebration Room, 127-15 Kew Gardens Rd., Kew Gardens; 917.881.3358.
Mar. 28, The Secret Theatre’s first Long Island City Jazz Festival, $17.50 includes brunch; secrettheatre. com or Theatermania.com. 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. 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. 29, C.M. Julissa Ferreras, Women’s History Month health screenings, Italian American Cancer Foundation Mobile Mammography van visit, mammogram appointments necessary; 718.651.1917.
Mar. 29-Apr. 1, Cross Island YMCA, splash; 718.479.0505.
Mar. 29-Apr. 5, Flushing YMCA, splash week; 718.961.6880.
Apr. 13, 20, 27, Queens Counseling Services, Woman to Woman: Coping With Stress; Kissena Jewish Center, 43-43 Bowne St., Flushing; 718.461.6393.
Mount Sinai Queens Programs are at various venues, registration and/or appointment is required, call 718-267-4333 for information: 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 •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. 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, North Star Fund, green visioning sessions; @ @ Greater Astoria Historical Society, Quinn Building, 4th Floor, 35-20 Broadway, LIC; 212.620.9110.
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. 27, NYSERDA, “Be Energy Smart…” community forum, Flushing Mall, 133-31 39th Ave.; 718.886.5814.
Mar. 27, QEDC, small business tax clinic, free; Council for Airport Opportunity, 90-4 161st St., Suite 201, Jamaica; apply online @ www.queensny.org.
Mar. 29, C.M. Julissa Ferreras, citizenship/residency petitions, appointment necessary, 32-33A Junction Blvd., East Elmhurst; 718.651.1917.
Mar. 30, Community Board 7, MetroCard mobile sales, Northwest corner of 31st Road & Union Street; 718.359.2800.
Apr. 25, U.S. Coast Guard, Safe Boating, class for recreational boaters; 718.352.3764 or www.a0141201.uscgaux.info. •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. 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 Mar. 27, Bear Necessities 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-Jun. 12, HSBC Children’s Garden sessions 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 Mar. 27, Queens Coalition for Parks & Green Spaces, Going Green in Queens 2010; Al Oerter Recreational Center, 131-40 Fowler Ave., Flushing; pre-register @ goinggreeninqueens2010.evenbrite.com or GGIQ2010@yahoo.com. Reunions
Sep. 25, Newtown H.S. Class of 1985, 25th Reunion, Astoria Manor, $100 p.p.; marialoves2write@ yahoo.com or call Linda Wong, 212- 591-8235 for information.