2011-02-16 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Susan Cleary


(L to r.): Sara Grdan and Ivan Terrazas, dancers in the world premiere of “You Tango?”, through March 20, Thalia Spanish Theatre, tickets $30, $27 students and seniors, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside; 718.729.3880 or www.thaliatheatre.org. 
Photos Michael Palma (L to r.): Sara Grdan and Ivan Terrazas, dancers in the world premiere of “You Tango?”, through March 20, Thalia Spanish Theatre, tickets $30, $27 students and seniors, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside; 718.729.3880 or www.thaliatheatre.org. Photos Michael Palma Community Meetings
Dates & times are subject to change, call to confirm. Associations
Feb. 17, 7:30 p.m., FDR Dems; Chabad of NE
Queens, 212-12 26th Ave., Bayside; 718.460.8285.
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; 718.786.2049.
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.
Clubs
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, Ozone Park.
Community Boards
Feb. 24, Mar. 24, 7 p.m., sharp, Board 7; 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;
718.533.8773.
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;
718.264.7895.
Mar. 17, 7 p.m., Board 1; Astoria World Manor, 25-
22 Astoria Blvd.; 718.626.1021.
Community Councils
Feb. 21, Mar. 21, Apr. 18, May 16, Jun. 20, 110th
Police Precinct; VFW Hall, 51-11 108th St., Corona.
Feb. 22, Mar. 22, Apr. 26, May 24, Jun. 28, 107th
Police Precinct, Parsons Boulevard, Flushing.
Community Education Councils
Mar. 2, Apr. 6, May 4, Jun. 1, 7 p.m., District 25;
30-48 Linden Pl., Room 407, Flushing;
718.281.3786.
Mar. 17, 8:30 p.m., District 30; P.S. 166, 33-09 35th
Ave., LIC; 718.391.8380.
Mar. 24, 8 p.m., District 26, M.S. 67, 51-60
Marathon Pkwy., Room B44A, Little Neck;
718.631.6927.
Other
Feb. 17, 6:15 p.m., Queens Library Board of
Trustees; Mar. 3, 5:30 p.m., Administrative
Committee of Board of Trusteees, 89-11 Merrick
Blvd., Jamaica; 718.990.0700.
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
Gardens; 718.286.2900.
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.
Feb. 28, 8 p.m., VFW Post 4787, 19-12 149th St.,
Whitestone; 718.746.0540.
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 Village; 718.426.1240.
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. monthly, Poetry Writing
Workshop; Tues./Sat., Weekly Storytimes; Feb. 19,
Black History Month; Feb. 21, Movies & Music
Book Group; Feb. 22, Weekly Storytime; Feb. 23,
NOOK Night; Mar. 1, Dr. Seuss’ Birthday
Celebration Storytime; Mar. 14, Open Mic Poetry
Night; Mar. 15, Poetry Writing Workshop; Mar. 19,
Very Hungry Caterpillar Storytime; Mar. 21,
Movies & Music Book Group; Mar. 23, NOOK
Night; Mar. 26, Discussion/Signing: Die Free: A
Heroic Family History; Mar. 29, Sesame Street
Storytime.
Flushing Town Hall
137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing; 718.463.7700, x.
222: Feb. 17-Mar. 31, Culture Blending in Ceramic
Arts; Feb. 17-Sep. 2011, Within The Emperor’s
Garden: The Ten Thousand Springs Pavilion; Feb.
18, Victor Lin Quartet; Feb. 20, Sin-Ying Ho; Feb.
25, Hey Rim Jeon Sextet; Feb. 27, Mix It Up with
Puppet State Theatre, The Man Who Planted Trees;
Mar. 6, Culture Blending in Ceramic Arts; Mar. 10,
Coad Canada, There’s a Dinosaur in the Closet;
Mar. 12-13, Puppet Playhouse, Interactive Arts
Workshop, Coad Canada Puppets; Mar. 19, Sing
With Sol Y Canto and Sweet Plantain Workshop;
Twice As Many Friends; Musical Feast in Seven
Courses; Mar. 20, How To Make A Clay Rabbit;
Mar. 26, Seed-Bead Class.
MoMA/P.S. 1
22-25 Jackson Ave., LIC; 718.784.2084: Feb. 17-
Apr. 4, The Talent Show: Feng Mengbo; Feb. 17-
May 2, Sergej Jensen, Modern Women: Single
Channel; Feb. 17-Aug. 8, Laurel Nakadate: Only
The Lonely; May 8-Aug. 1, Francis Alys; May 8-
Aug. 14, Ryan Trecartin: Any Ever.
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. 17-20, TV Party: A Panorama of Public
Access Television in NYC; 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 Comeback.
Queens College
Kissena Boulevard @ LIE; 718.997.3818: Feb. 17-
28, Mar. 1-31, Apr. 1-29, Express + Local: NYC
Aesthetics; Feb. 17-Mar. 31, Culture Blending In
Ceramics Art; Feb. 17-May 27, Tommy Mintz,
Cheap Shots|Made In China: Bicyclists and
Pedestrians, Mansheng Wang: Art & Artlessness;
Feb. 17, Julian Bond lecture; Feb. 26, 27, Postcard
From Morocco; Mar. 3, “Human Development in
China”; 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. 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 York; Mar. 20, Earth
Day 2011: Ring In Spring With The World, RSVP;















































































Mar. 31, 20th Hermes Expo @ Flushing
Meadows–Corona Park; Apr. 2-3, @ Tropicana,
Atlantic City; www.HermesExpo.com or
610.446.1463.
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. 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.
Others
Feb. 17-Mar. 6, Socrates Sculpture Park EAF10:
2010 Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition,
Vernon Boulevard/Broadway, LIC.
Feb. 17-Mar. 20, Thalia Spanish Theatre, “You
Tango?”; Apr. 1-3, “Flamenco & Indian Music &
Dance”, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside;
718.729.3880.
Feb. 17-Mar. 30, Edwin Cadiz, Black History Art
Show, collage; LIC Library Branch, 37-44 21st St.
Feb. 17-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;
718.204.7088.
Feb. 17-19, Queens Art Express, Round 2: Maids
3:337; LaGuardia Performing Arts Center, 31-10
Thomson St., LIC; 917.584.7710.
Feb. 17-27, Flux Factory, The Perfumed
Handkerchief, book release & performances on Feb.
26, 39-31 29th St., LIC; 718.707.3362.
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. 19, Italian Charities of America Saturday
Dance, refreshments, 83-20 Queens Blvd.,
Elmhurst; 718.478.3100.
Feb. 24, C.M. James Gennaro, screening, Oscarnominated







































“Gasland”; Queens Botanical Garden,
43-50 Main St., Flushing; 718.217.4969.
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/.
Mar. 3-6, Queens World Film Festival @ Jackson
Heights Cineplex, 82nd Street/Roosevelt Avenue &
Renaissance Charter School, 81st Street/37th
Avenue, Jackson Heights.
Mar. 5, American Bolero Dance Company, “Tablao
Flamenco” 2011 Spring Opener; Auditorium Centro
EspaƱol, 41-01 Broadway; 718.392.8888.
Mar. 5, 19, Italian Charities of America, Saturday
Dance, Mon. & Fri., Dance with Instructions $10,
83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718.478.3100.
Mar. 12, NY Metropolitan Country Music
Association, St. Patrick’s Dance, San Antones; Apr.
9, Easter Dance, Stoney Creek, 72-02 Myrtle Ave.,
Glendale; 718.763.4328.
Mar. 13, Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra, Concert
of Symphonic Music, Forest Hills Jewish Center,
106-06 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills; 718.374.1627.
Mar. 13, Con Brio Twilight concert @ Church In
The Gardens, 50 Ascan Ave., Forest Hills;
718.268.7980.
Wed. nights, Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden,
“Comedyland”, free, 29-19 24th Ave., Astoria;
718.274.4825.
Thurs. nights, Bethany Wild Trio; Novo, 78-23
37th Ave., Jackson Heights; 718.426.7272.
Mon.-Sun., Jackson Heights Art Club, classes for
children and adults, day or evening; 718.926.9821.
Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinner-
Dances & More
Feb. 27, Queens Village Republican Club 136th
Anniversary/Lincoln Dinner/Padavan Testimonial;





































Antun’s, 96-43 Springfield Blvd., Queens Village;
718.343.8830.
Mar. 5, Flushing House flea market & fundraiser,
38-20 Bowne St.; 718.762.3198.
Mar. 11, Powhatan/Pocahontas Dems; St. Patrick’s
Day Extravaganza/Installation; Mezzo Mezzo, 31-
29 Ditmars Blvd., Astoria; RSVP 718.651.9812.
Mar. 12, Italian Charities of America flea market,
refreshments, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst;
718.478.3100.
Mar. 16, NAMI, Kick-Off Luncheon for May 15
Walk for the Mind of America @ Jones Beach; Swan
Club, Roslyn; 516.326.0797 or 718.347.7284.
Mar. 20, Corona Lion’s Club, 43rd Annual Corona
Lion of the Year Dinner Dance; Russo’s on the Bay,
162-45 Crossbay Blvd., Howard Beach;
718.271.1800/ 718.592.9228.
Mar. 27, American Legion Spring Craft Fair, vendors sign up now, drawings, raffles, 50/50, door
prizes, food, Post 104, Glendale Memorial Building,
72-02 Myrtle Ave.; 718.821.9726.
Ongoing, Animal Rescue, pet adoptions, donations
appreciated; 718.224.8629 or 631.420.0425.
Ongoing, Bobbi and the Strays NY Pet Rescue &
Adoption, 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
www.acq.petfinder.com.
Health
Feb. 17-Apr. 15, C.M. Eric Ulrich, flu shot vouchers, free, 93-06 101st Ave, Ozone Park, 98-16
Rockaway Beach Blvd.; 718.738.1083.
Feb. 23, American Cancer Society, Astoria Relay
For Life Kick Off Reception; Mezzo Mezzo, 31-29
Ditmars Blvd., Astoria; 718.261.1092.
Feb. 23, Alley Pond Environmental Center/New
York Blood Center, fourth blood drive, 228-06
Northern Blvd., Douglaston; 718-229-4000, x. 200
or emcglinchey@alleypond.com.
Mar. 16, NAMI Queens/Nassau, Neurostar TMS,
An Innovative Way to Treat Major Depression;
Hillside Hospital, Sloman Auditorium, 76th Avenue,
Glen Oaks; 718.470.8100.
Ongoing, Cross Island YMCA, Strong Kids
Campaign, 238-10 Hillside Ave., Bellerose;
718.551.9314.
Samuel Field Y
Mon., Wed., preschool programs, kids with developmental disabilities, ages 3 to 5; call 718.225.6750,
x. 262 or gmayerhoff@sfy.org; Mon., Wed., Fri.,
MedicaidWaiver Afterschool Program, ages 5 to 21;
718.225.6750, or JMendelsohn@sfy.org.
Mount Sinai Queens
Registration and/or appointment may be required,
call 718-267-4333 for time & location information:
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;
718.805.1032.
Domestic Violence; American Family Community
Services, 37-63 76th St., Jackson Heights;
718.639.8370.
Drug Problems? Call Narcotic Anonymous,
718.962-6244 or go to www.westernqueensna.org.
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.
Jovenes Queens Group, alcoholics anonymous,
free, 102-08 Northern Blvd., Corona; 718.426.7467.
Mammograms, Mondays, Community Healthcare
Network’s Helen B. Atkinson Health Center, 81 W.
115th St., Manhattan; 212.360.2565.
OCA, Saturdays, Resurrection Ascension Church,
Feely Hall, 85-18 61st Rd., Rego Park;
www.obsessivecompulsiveanonymous.org,
917.443.0355.
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,
Sundays, Long Island Consultation Center, 97-29
64th Rd., Rego Park; 212.631.1198,
www.smartrecovery.org.
Tai Chi, Saturdays, Cheng Man Ching Tai Chi
Assoc., 87-10 Liberty Ave., Ozone Park; ozoneparktaichi@yahoo.com.
Historicals
Feb. 19, Greater Astoria Historical Society, Battle of
Iwo Jima, 35-20 Broadway, 4th Floor;
718.278.0700.
Feb. 20, Queens Historical Society, 200th
Anniversary Macedonia AME Church, Macedonia
history slide lecture’ Mar. 6, History of Religious
Sites in Flushing lecture; Mar. 27, Mom’s Home
Cooking…history 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, www.vomuseum.org.
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; wwwbaysidehistorical.org,
718.352.1548.
Thurs., Fri., Sat., Sun., King Manor Museum,
tours & school/group programs, Jamaica
Avenue/140th Street, Jamaica; 718.206.0545, x. 11.
Sat., Greater Ridgewood Historical Society, open
to the public, 143-135 37thAve., Flushing, 718.465-
1776.
Central Queens Historical Association, a source for
Queens photos not available elsewhere;
www.CQHA.net or 917.376.4496.
Items of Community Interest
Feb. 17-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. 17, Veterans for Peace NYC Chapter 34,
screening, “Will War Ever End”; All Saints
Episcopal Church, 43-12 46th St., Sunnyside;
347.645.1052.
Feb. 17, Sen. Joe Addabbo Jr./A.M. Mike Miller/et
al, Bedbug Prevention@ Emanuel United Church of
Christ, 93-12 91st Ave., Woodhaven; Feb. 22, town
hall meeting@ Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church,
85-15 101st Ave.; Mar. 1, NYC Department of
Finance Information for Seniors @ Peter Cardella
S.C., 68-52 Fresh Pond Rd., Ridgewood; Mar. 12,
CUNY Citizenship Now @ Holy Child Jesus














































































School, 111-02 86th Ave., Richmond Hill;
718.738.1111.
Feb. 19, 9:30 a.m., IAAP, Seminar, “Make No
Mistake…” @ York College, advance registration
required, Guy R. Brewer Boulevard, Jamaica;
917.859.8681.
Feb. 20, United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, About
Boating Safely, Flotilla 12-01, Fort Totten, Bayside;
917.952.7014.
Feb. 24, LICBDC, Food Safety Regulations
Workshop, call for details/location; RSVP
718.786.5300, x. 21.
Feb. 24, Mar. 31, Apr. 28, May 26, Jun. 30, Queens
Chamber of Commerce/QEDC/NYCSBS, minority/ women-owned business enterprise program certification seminars, free, registration required @
info@queenschamber.org or 718.898.8500.
Mar. 1-3 Federation of Italian American
Organization of Queens, Spring Italian Language
Classes, 29-21 21st Ave., Astoria; call for prices,
718.204.2444.
Mar. 20, United Nations Association/A.M. Grace
Meng/APEC/C.M. James Gennaro, Earth Day
Celebration; Queens Museum of Art, Flushing
Meadows-Corona Park; 347.728.2612.
Weds., Seaburn Bookstore, English conversation
classes, 33-18 Broadway, Astoria; 718.267.7929.
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.
Library Highlights
There are many free events available at 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, preregistration advised, dates & times may change; for
program information, 718.229.4000: daily, APEC’s
Gift Shop purchases benefit APEC; Feb. 19, Animal
Care Trainee; Feb. 26, Global Warming 101; Mar. 2,
9, 16, 23, Nature Explorers.
Queens Botanical Garden
43-50 Main St., Flushing; 718.886.3800: 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.
Queens Zoo
53-51 111th St., Flushing Meadows–Corona Park;
718.271.1500 or go to www.queenszoo.com: ongoing, Interactive Discovery Center.
Others
Feb. 19, Urban Park Rangers @ Fort Totten Park,
Nature’s Sweet Treats, free, Visitor Center, Building
502; 311.
Feb. 20, Mar. 6, 20, Department of Parks, New York
Skyliners Drum and Bugle Corps auditions, ages
15+, go to www.nyskyliners.org and click on “join
us”.
School News & Events
Feb. 17-26, LaGuardia C.C., artist Richard Yarde
exhibit; 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. 4, Mary Louis Academy Parent’s Club, Night
of Chance & Mexican Fiesta, live/silent auctions,
raffles. $20 p.p. includes food, drink, dessert;
718.297.2120.
Mar. 5, 19, Apr. 2, Queens Paideia School, open
house, 44-02 23rd St., LIC; 718.361.0070.
Mar. 10, 11, Frank Sinatra School of The Arts,
“Sweet Charity”, Tony Bennett Concert Hall, 35-12
35th Ave., Astoria; 718.361.9920.
Mar. 11, Holy Cross H.S. Alumni Homecoming
Reunion, classes of 1981, ’86, ’91, ’96, ’01, ’06, $75
p.p.; Mar. 12, Class of 1961 50th Anniversary
Reunion, celebrating with ’66, ’71, ’76, $100 p.p.;
Joann Acquista, 718.886.7250, x. 609.
Mar. 26, St. John’s Prep, Alumni Reunion, Classes
1986, 1991, 1996 and 2001; 718.721.7200, x. 686 or
sjpalumni@stjohnsprepschool.org.
Senior Centers: Adult 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, most
Mondays through Fridays. Get involved in 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/YWHA S.C., 67-09 108th St.,
Forest Hills, call for fees; 718.268.5011: Tues.,
bereavement group; Wed., Ethics for Thinking
People, Adult Beginner Ballet Classes; Thurs.,
Computer Classes for Adult Seniors, Adult Dance
Power Movement Class; Feb. 17-Apr. 12, Project
Posterity, share your life story, age 55+; Feb. 22,
Simcha Party & Kosher Chinese luncheon; Feb. 24,
Mar. 2, “Don’t Treat the Broken Hip, Prevent the
Fall!” workshops.
CCNS/Peter J. DellaMonica S.C., 23-56
Broadway, Astoria; 718.626.1500.
Flushing House, 38-20 Bowne St.; 347-532-3025 or
718.762.3198.
Glenridge S.C. & Advisory Center
59-03 Summerfield St., Ridgewod 718.386.5136;
Thurs., free classic movie, full hot dinner buffet,
$2.50 for seniors, $4.50 non-seniors.
Joint Public Affairs Committee for Older Adults,
212.402.1127.
Queens Community House:
QCH: Forest Hills Senior/Community Center,
108-25 62nd Dr.; 718.699.1010.
QCH: Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02
Kew Gardens Rd., Ste. 202; 718.268.5960:
Mon./Fri., ESL tutoring, 4th Wed., For Men Only;
Feb. 17, “To Sir With Love”; Feb. 23, For Men
Only Workshop; Feb. 28, Trudy; Mar. 28, AARP
Driver Safety Program; Apr. 15, AARP free tax consultation. QCH: Pomonok Center, 67-09 Kissena Blvd.,
Flushing; 718.591.3377: ESL tutoring Mon., Tai
Chi; Mon./Tues./Thurs./Fri., calligraphy lessons;
Mon./Wed, beginners English classes; Thurs.,
yoga, Fri., tango, pasodoble, cha cha dance lessons.
Ridgewood Older Adult Center & Services, 59-14
70th Ave.; 718.456.2000.
Selfhelp Austin Street Senior Center, 106-06
Queens Blvd., Forest Hills; 718.520.8197.



































































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