Gazette Calendar Of Events
To Feb. 11 (donation deadline), Ann-Margaret
Carrozza/Jefferson Dem Club/Dr. Robert
Mittman, Valentine’s for Vets Gift Drive, 213-38
40th Ave., 213-33 39th Ave., Suite 238 or 38-21
Bell Blvd.; for information call 718.224.4746.
Feb. 11, 8 p.m., Flushing Town Hall, “The
Antonio Carlos Jobim Songbook”, Northern
Boulevard, Flushing; 718.463.7700, x. 222.
Feb. 12, Barnes & Noble, Valentine’s Day
Storytime, 176-60 Union Tpke., Fresh
Dates & times are subject to change, call to confirm. Associations
Feb. 10, Mar. 3, Apr. 14, May 12, Jun. 9, 7:30
p.m., Dutch Kills Civic; Growing Up Green
Charter School, 39-37 28th St., LIC;
Feb. 10, Mar. 10, Apr. 14, May 12, Jun. 9, 7
p.m., United Forties Civic; St. Teresa Parish
Center, 50-22 45th St., Woodside; 917.535.0516.
Feb. 17, 7:30 p.m., FDR Dems; Chabad of NE
Queens, 212-12 26th Ave., Bayside;
Feb. 10, 7:30 p.m., Jefferson Dems; Clearview
Golf Course Clubhouse, 202-12 Willets Point
Feb. 16, 7 p.m., Clinton Dems; Vallone &
Vallone, 25-59 Francis Lewis Blvd., Flusing;
Feb. 17, 8 p.m, JFK Regular Dems of Queens;
Jewish Center of KGH, Main Street, Flushing.
Feb. 22, 8 p.m., Angelo Graci Republicans;
Christ Evangelical Lutheran Chaurch,
Community Center, 101st Avenue/6th Street,
Feb. 14, 7 p.m., sharp, Board 7; Union Plaza
Care Center, 33-23 Union St., Flushing; Feb. 24,
Mar. 24; Queens Botanical Gardens, 43-50 Main
St., Flushing; 718.359.2800.
Feb. 24, Mar. 24, 9 a.m., Board 7 Cabinet
Meeting; Queens Botanical Gardens, 43-50 Main
St., Flushing; 718.359.2800.
Mar. 3, 7 p.m., Board 2; Sunnyside Community
Services, 43-31 39th St., Ground Floor;
Mar. 16, Apr. 13, May 11, Jun. 15, Sep. 14,
Oct. 11, Nov. 9, Dec. 14, Board 8; Hillcrest
Jewish Center; Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows;
Feb. 21, Mar. 21, Apr. 18, May 16, Jun. 20,
110th Police Precinct; VFW Hall, 51-11 108th
Feb. 22, Mar. 22, Apr. 26, May 24, Jun. 28,
107th Police Precinct, Parsons Boulevard,
Community Education Councils
Feb. 10, Mar. 24, 8 p.m., District 26, M.S. 67,
51-60 Marathon Pkwy., Room B44A, Little
Feb. 10, 6:30 p.m., District 30; P.S. 122, 21-21
Ditmars Blvd., Astoria; 718.391.8380.
Mar. 2, Apr. 6, May 4, Jun. 1, 7 p.m., District
25; 30-48 Linden Pl., Room 407, Flushing;
Feb. 13, Mar. 20, Apr. 10, May 15, Jun. 12, Jul.
10, Aug. 14, Sep. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, Dec. 11,
noon, Bella Italia Mia; Christ the King H.S.,
dates subject to weather/school functions, 68-02
Metropolitan Ave., Middle villge; 718.426.1240.
Feb. 14, 28, 8 p.m., VFW Post 4787, 19-12
149th St., Whitestone; 718.746.0540.
Feb. 16, 6 p.m., C.M. James Gennaro/Mark
Weprin & NYCDEP; P.S./I.S. 178, 189-10
Radnor Rd., Holliswood; 718.217-4969.
Feb. 16, 7:30 p.m., Flushing Camera Club;
Flushing Hospital, 146-05 45th Ave.;
Feb. 17, 6:15 p.m., Queens Library Board of
Trustees, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica;
Feb. 17, 8 p.m., Queens County Conservative
Party; American Legion Hall, 107-15
Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills; 718.474.3826.
Feb. 23, 1 p.m., Woodhaven Cultural &
Historical Society; Emanuel United Church of
Christ, 91st Avenue; 718.845.3385.
Feb. 23, 9:30 a.m., Queens Borough Board, registration deadline Feb. 21; Mar. 14, 5:30 p.m.,
Queens Borough Hall, Second Floor, President’s
Conference Room, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew
Feb. 24, Mar. 17, Apr. , 28, May 19, Jun. 16,
Jul. 7, 28, Aug. 18, Sep. 8, Oct. 6, 27, Nov. 17,
Dec. 8, 29, 10:30 a.m., Queens Borough Land
Use, Queens Borough Hall, Second Floor,
President’s Conference Room, 120-55 Queens
Blvd., Kew Gardens; call 718.286.2860 to confirm date 10 days in advance.
•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: 3rd Tues. each month, Poetry Writing
Workshops; Feb. 12, Valentine’s Day Storytime;
Feb. 14, Open Mic Poetry Night; Feb. 15, Poetry
Writing Workshop, Weekly Storytime; Feb. 16,
author talk, Endgame: The Spectacular Rise &
Fall of Bobby Fisher; Feb. 19, Black History
Month; Feb. 21, Movies & Music Book Group;
Feb. 22, Weekly Storytime; Feb. 23, NOOK
Flushing Town Hall
137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing; 718.463.7700,
x. 222: Feb. 10-Sep. 2011, Within The
Emperor’s Garden: The Ten Thousand Springs
Pavilion; Feb. 10-Mar. 31, Culture Blending in
Ceramic Arts; Feb. 11, Antonio Carlos Jobim
Songbook; Feb. 12, Lunar New Year Dance
Sampler; Feb. 13, Step Afrika!, Step Up with
Step Afrika!; Feb. 18, Victor Lin Quartet; Feb.
25, Hey Rim Jeon Quartet; Mar. 10, Coad
Canada, There's a Dinosaur in the Closet; Mar.
12, Puppet Playhouse, Interactive Arts
Workshop, Coad Canada Puppets; Mar. 13,
Puppet Playhouse, Coad Canada Puppets; Mar.
19, Sing With Sol y Canto Workshop; Twice As
Many Friends; Musical Feast in Seven Courses.
22-25 Jackson Ave., LIC; 718.784.2084: Feb.
10-Apr. 4, The Talent Show: Feng Mengbo;
Feb. 10-May 2, Sergej Jensen, Modern Women:
Single Channel; Feb. 10-Aug. 8, Laurel
Nakadate: Only The Lonely; May 8-Aug. 1,
Francis Alys; May 8-Aug. 14, Ryan Trecartin:
Museum of the Moving Image
35th Avenue/36th Street, Astoria; 718.784.0077:
daily, “The Red Balloon” ongoing, “Behind the
Screen”, Real Virtuality, Dolls vs. Dictators, City
Glow; Feb. 10, Changing the Picture…; Feb. 11,
Public Access Reunion 2011; Feb. 11-20, TV
Party: A Panorama of Public Access Television
in NYC; Feb. 12, The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T,
The Wedding Day, Family Workshop; Cartoon
Morphing, Phones, Cheap Out of Control,
Shindig, Stiller & Meara In Person; Feb. 13, The
5,000 Fingers…, Lonesome, Phones, Cheap …’
Lost, Lost, Lost, The Valiant Ones, Shindig, My
Brilliant Career; Feb. 15, An Evening with Bill
Cosby; Feb. 18, Out of the Past; Feb. 19,
Aardman Animation: Program 1, Gregory
Markopoulos Panel, Eniaios: Cicle 5, Soho TV
Presents, After Hours, Orders; Feb. 19, Orderers;
Soho TV Presents, After Hours, Aardman
Animation: Program 1; Feb. 19-27, Claymation
Workshops; Feb. 20, Aardman: Program 2,
Wrong Trousers, Here’s Your Life, Soho TV…,
After Hours, HaHaHa; Feb. 21-25, Aardman:
Program 1; Feb. 23, Lisa Kudrow and The
Kissena Boulevard @ LIE; 718.997.3818: Feb.
10-28, Mar. 1-31, Apr. 1-29, Express + Local:
NYC Aesthetics; Feb. 10-Mar. 31, Culture
Blending In Ceramics Art; Feb. 10-May 27,
Tommy Mintz, Cheap Shots|Made In China:
Bicyclists and Pedestrians; Feb. 13, Classic Hits
for Kids Concert “Percussion”; Feb. 15, Evening
Readings: Jonathan Franzen; Feb. 15-May 27,
Mansheng Wang: Art & Artlessness; Feb. 17,
Julian Bond lecture; Feb. 26, 27, Postcard From
Morocco; Mar. 6, The Incredible Acrobats of
China; Mar. 12, Linda Eder, “All of Me”; Mar.
13, Violinist, Leila Josefowicz; Mar. 15,
Evening Readings, Ian McEwan; Mar. 22,
Evening Readings, Czeslaw Milosz; Mar. 23,
Classic Hits for Kids Concert “Meet the
Composer”; Mar. 27, Comedy Pet Theatre.
Queensborough Community College
222-05 56th Ave, Bayside; 718.631.6262: Feb.
16, Lecture, “A Glimpse From the Past…”,
Women’s Studies Program, “Black Female
Sexualities…”; Feb. 20, Tango Buenos Aires;
film “The End of Poverty?”; Mar. 20, Voloshky
Ukrainian Dance Ensemble; Mar. 26,
Abbamania; Mar. 27, All Shook Up; Apr. 2,
John Pizzarelli & The Swing Seven; Apr. 10,
Betty Buckley: Broadway by Request!; Apr. 23,
Russian National Ballet: “Sleeping Beauty”.
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
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. 13,
Madeline and the Bad Hat; Feb. 27, School of
American Ballet; Mar. 5, St. Petersburg Classic
Ballet Theatre; Mar. 12, Jemima Puddle-Duck;
Mar. 18-27, Slow Dance with a Hot Pickup.
Feb. 10-Mar. 6, Socrates Sculpture Park
EAF10: 2010 Emerging Artist Fellowship
Exhibition, Vernon Boulevard/Broadway, LIC.
Feb. 10-Apr. 24, Noguchi Museum, Second
Sundays: “On Becoming an Artist, Isamu
Noguchi and His Contemporaries, 1922-1960”;
Feb. 13, Woodstock Artists’ Colony: Noguchi &
Japanese American Artists; 9-01 33rd Rd., LIC;
Feb. 10-Mar. 20, Thalia Spanish Theatre, “You
Tango?”; Apr. 1-3, “Flamenco & Indian Music
& Dance”, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside;
Feb. 12, Jackson Repertory Theatre presents The
Sonnet Man; P.S. 69, 77-02 37th Ave., Jackson
Feb. 12, NY Metropolitan Country Music
Association, Mary Lamont; Glendale Memorial
Building, 72-02 Myrtle Ave.; 718.763.4328.
Feb. 13-27, Flux Factory, The Perfumed
Handkerchief, book relese & performances on
Feb. 26; Feb. 19, Italian Charities of America
Saturday Dance, refreshments, 83-20 Queens
Blvd., Elmhurst; 718.478.3100.
Feb. 16-19, Queens Art Express, Round 2:
Maids 3:337; LaGuardia Performing Arts Center,
31-10 Thomson St., LIC; 917.584.7710.
Feb. 18, Cypreco Of America Screening
“Cyprus In The Silk Routes” Documentary;
Stathakion Cultural Center, 22-51 29th St.,
Astoria; RSVP, 718.545.1151.
Feb. 28, York College, Jazz at the Chapel,
Macroscopia @ Illinois Jacquet; Mar. 18, York
College Music Extravaganza @ JPAC, Mar 28,
Jazz at the Chapel, Chanda Rule @ Illinois
Jacquet, 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd., Jamaica;
for information go to http://www.myspace.com/,
yorkcollegebluenotes or http://www.ohny.org/.
•Wed. nights, Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden,
“Comedyland”, free, 29-19 24th Ave., Astoria;
•Thurs. nights, Bethany Wild Trio; Novo, 78-23
37th Ave., Jackson Heights; 718.426.7272.
•Mon. & Fri., Italian Charities of America,
Saturday Dance, Dance with Instructions $10,
83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718.478.3100.
•Mon.-Sun., Jackson Heights Art Club, classes
for children and adults, day or evening;
Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinner-
Dances & More
Feb. 12, Douglaston/Little Neck Historical
Society, Flights of Fancy fundraiser; Douglaston
Club, 600 West Drive, Douglaston; dlnhs.org or
Feb. 12, Italian Charities of America flea market,
refreshments, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst;
Feb. 27, Queens Village Republican Club 136th
Testimonial; Antun’s, 96-43 Springfield Blvd.,
Queens Village; 718.343.8830.
Mar. 11, 7 p.m., Powhatan/Pocahontas Dems; St.
Patrick’s Day Extravaganza/Installation; Mezzo
Mezzo, 31-29 Ditmars Blvd., Astoria; RSVP
•Ongoing, Animal Rescue, pet adoptions, donations appreciated; 718.224.8629 or
•Ongoing, Bobbi and the Strays NY Pet Rescue
www.bobbiandthestrays.org/Adopt.aspx, donations appreciated, Adoption Center, 71-03 80 St.,
Glendale; 718. 326.6070.
•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, donations appreciated, 89-
10 Eliot Ave., Rego Park; 718.424-3340 or
Feb. 23, American Cancer Society, Astoria Relay
For Life Kick Off Reception; Mezzo Mezzo, 31-
29 Ditmars Blvd., Astoria; 718.261.1092.
Samuel Field Y
Mon., Wed., preschool programs, kids with
developmental disabilities, ages 3 to 5; call
718.225.6750, x. 262 or firstname.lastname@example.org;
Mon., Wed., Fri., Medicaid Waiver Afterschool
Program, ages 5 to 21; 718.225.6750, or
Mount Sinai Queens
Registration and/or appointment may be
required, call 718-267-4333 for time & location
information: Feb. 15, Say Goodbye to Sleepless
Nights @ Ravenswood S.C.; Dimotis-Vallone
S.C., Blood Pressure Screening @ Sheridan S.C.;
Feb. 16, As Healthy As Can Be @ HANACJVL Dimotis-Vallone S.C., Blood Pressure
Screening @ Sheridan S.C.; Feb. 23, Eat
Heartily/Chef Rocco Sacramone @ Central
Sushi Bar & Lounge; Mar. 2, Blood Pressure
Screening @ Dellamonica Jr. Center for Seniors
and Hellenic Cultural Center; Mar. 9, Blood
Pressure Screening @ Happy Seniors @
Immaculate Conception Church and @ Steinway
S.C.; Mar. 16, Blood Pressure Screening @
Sheridan S.C.; Mar. 17, Put Anxiety to Rest @
Raices Astoria S.C.; Mar. 23, Reducing Your
Risks of Colon Cancer @ Crescent Towers; Mar.
24, Nutrition for Older Adults @ Steinway S.C.;
Mar. 31, Save Your Vision @ Crescent Towers.
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 Feely Hall, 85-18 61st Rd., Rego Park;
•Domestic Violence; American Family
Community Services, 37-63 76th St., Jackson
•Drug Problems? Call Narcotic Anonymous,
718.962-6244 or go to
•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.
•Jovenes Queens Group, alcoholics anonymous,
free, 102-08 Northern Blvd., Corona;
•Mammograms, Mondays, Community
Healthcare Network’s Helen B. Atkinson Health
Center, 81 W. 115th St., Manhattan;
•OCA, Saturdays, Resurrection Ascension
Church, Feely Hall, 85-18 61st Rd., Rego Park;
•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
•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, Sundays, Long Island Consultation Center,
97-29 64th Rd., Rego Park; 212.631.1198,
•Tai Chi, Saturdays, Cheng Man Ching Tai Chi
Assoc., 87-10 Liberty Ave., Ozone Park;
Feb. 12, Greater Astoria Historical Society,
Valentine’s Day movie; Feb. 19, Battle of Iwo
Jima, 35-20 Broadway, 4th Floor; 718.278.0700.
Feb. 20, Queens Historical Society, 200th
Anniversary Macedonia AME Church, slide lecture, Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37th Ave.,
Flushing; 718.939.0647, x. 14.
Feb. 23, Mar. 9, 23, Apr. 6, May 4, Jun. 1,
Voelker Orth Museum, Bee-Keeping Course:
Get the Buzz on Bees!; 718.359.6227,
Ongoing, Bayside Historical Society, Historic
Lawrence Cemetery Tour, free, 216th
Street/42nd Avenue; www.baysidehistorical.org;
The Women of Bayside, Bayside Life: On The
Edge of Modernity, Native Bayside, The Castle,
If The Hat Fits, Virtual Exhibit: Take a Cruise
Through the History of Bayside 1639-2000;
•Thurs., Fri., Sat., Sun., King Manor Museum,
tours & school/group programs, Jamaica
Avenue/140th Street, Jamaica; 718.206.0545, x.
•Sat., Greater Ridgewood Historical Society,
open to the public, 143-135 37th Ave., Flushing,
•Central Queens Historical Association, a source
for Queens photos not available elsewhere;
www.CQHA.net or 917.376.4496.
Feb. 10, LICBDC, The Industry LIC
Networking, 21-45 44th Dr.; Feb. 24, Food
Safety Regulations Workshop, call for
details/location; RSVP 718.786.5300, x. 21.
Feb. 10-Apr. 15, C.M. Leroy Comrie, free flu
shot vouchers 113-43 Farmers Blvd., St. Albans;
718.776.3700, 311 or nyc.gov/flu.
Feb. 11, Lions Club of Ravenswood, free event,
door prizes, entertainment, light refreshments;
Variety Boys & Girls Club of Queens, 21-12 30th
Rd., Astoria; 718.274.3487.
Feb. 15, South Flushing Civic
Association/Queens College, International
Holocaust Remembrance Day, Student Union,
4th Floor, Kissena Boulevard; Flushing;
718.380.2943 or 718.997.5293.
Feb. 16, NAMI Queens/Nassau, Providing for
Financial Needs…, Hillside Hospital, Sloman
Auditorium, 76th Avenue/266th Street, Glen
Feb. 17, Veterans for Peace NYC Chapter 34,
screening, “Will War Ever End”; All Saints
Episcopal Church, 43-12 46th St., Sunnyside;
Feb. 17, Sen. Joe Addabbo Jr./A.M. Mike
Miller/et al, pest management; Emanuel United
Church of Christ, 93-12 91st Ave., Woodhaven;
Feb. 19, 9:30 a.m., IAAP, Seminar, “Make No
Mistake…” @ York College, advance registration required, Guy R. Brewer Boulevard,
Feb. 20, United States Coast Guard Auxiliary,
About Boating Safely, Flotilla 12-01, Fort Totten,
Feb. 24, Mar. 31, Apr. 28, May 26, Jun. 30,
Queens Chamber of
Commerce/QEDC/NYCSBS, minority/womenowned business enterprise program certification
seminars, free, registration required @
email@example.com or 718.898.8500.
•Weds., Seaburn Bookstore, English conversation classes, 33-18 Broadway, Astoria;
•Forty Plus of New York orientation/tour, 470
Seventh Ave., Manhattan; 212.947.4230.
•Fri., QPTV, Heidi Harrison Chain, “All About
Queens”, weekly, Channel 34 TWC, Fios,
Channel 82 RCN; Sat., Channel 56 TWC, Fios,
Channel 84 RCN.
•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.
There are many free events available at Queens
libraries for adults, teens, “tweens” and kids. For
program information, call 718.990.0700; Feb.
12, African American History Month, Xoregos
Performing Company “Harlem On My Mind” @
LIC Library: Feb. 10, North Star Fund Grants
announces 15 grantees Woodside, Sunnyside,
Astoria and LIC @ Woodside Branch.
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. 12, The Story of the Mitten, Sign
Language for Families, Winter Viewing of the
Stars Astronomy Program,; Feb. 16, Mar. 2, 9,
16, 23, Nature Explorers; Feb. 19, Animal Care
Trainee; Feb. 26, Global Warming 101.
Queens Botanical Garden
43-50 Main St., Flushing; 718.886.3800: Feb.
10, Books for Trees: QBG Benefit Read-a-thon;
Feb. 12, Lunar New Year Parade; Feb. 13, I
Heart Worms…cookie workshop; Feb. 19, Great
Backyard Bird Count; Feb. 23, I Heart Worms
For Kids; Feb. 25, QBG’s Birds, Bugs & Blooms
Photography; Mar. 12, HSBC Children’s Garden
Family Day; Mar. 20, MARCH for the Earth,
MillionTreesNYC Street Tree Care Workshop;
Mar. 27, Spring Lawn Care Workshop.
Queens County Farm Museum
Enjoy being outside and taking a walk around the
grounds at the farm, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy.,
Floral Park; 718.347.3276.
53-51 111th St., Flushing Meadows–Corona
Park; 718.271.1500 or go to
www.queenszoo.com: ongoing, Interactive
Feb. 19, Urban Park Rangers @ Fort Totten
Park, Nature’s Sweet Treats, free, Visitor Center,
Building 502; 311.
School News & Events
Feb. 10-26, LaGuardia C.C., artist Richard Yarde
exhibit; Feb. 16, College Prep Workshop: A
Look at Career Options; Feb. 17, Second
Language @ The Chocolate Factory, LIC; Feb
23, College Prep Workshop: How to Apply to
CUNY ongoing, How to Apply to CUNY, courses at Taxi & For Hire Vehicle Driver Institute;
718.482.5335, http://ace.laguardia.edu/taxi; 31-
10 Thomson Ave., LIC.
Mar. 10, 11, Frank Sinatra School of The Arts,
“Sweet Charity”, Tony Bennett Concert Hall, 35-
12 35th Ave., Astoria; 718.361.9920.
Mar. 26, St. John’s Prep, Alumni Reunion,
Classes 1986, 1991, 1996 and 2001;
718.721.7200, x. 686 or firstname.lastname@example.org.