2011-02-23 / 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, 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.
Community Boards
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.
Mar. 24, 7 p.m., sharp, Board 7; Queens
Botanical Gardens, 43-50 Main St., Flushing;
718.359.2800.
Mar. 24, 9 a.m., Board 7 Cabinet Meeting;
Queens Botanical Gardens, 43-50 Main St.,
Flushing; 718.359.2800.
Community Councils
Mar. 21, Apr. 18, May 16, Jun. 20, 110th Police
Precinct; VFW Hall, 51-11 108th St., Corona.
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. 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.
Mar. 2, 16, 30, 7:30 p.m., Flushing Camera Club;
Flushing Hospital, Auditorium, 146-01 45th
Ave.; 718.749.0643.
Mar. 3, 5:30 p.m., Queens Library,
Administrative Committee of Board of Trusteees,
89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica; 718.990.0700.
Mar. 14, 5:30 p.m., Queens Borough Board,
Queens Borough Hall, Second Floor, President’s
Conference Room, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew
Gardens; 718.286.2900.
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; 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. 24-Mar. 31, Culture Blending in












Ceramic Arts; Feb. 24-Sep. 2011, Within The
Emperor’s Garden: The Ten Thousand Springs
Pavilion; 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. 24-
Apr. 4, The Talent Show: Feng Mengbo; Feb. 24-
May 2, Sergej Jensen, Modern Women: Single
Channel; Feb. 24-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. 24, 25, Aardman: Program 1; Feb.
25, Hiroshima, Mon Amour; Feb. 26, 27, 20,000
Leagues Under the Sea, Night and Fog,
Guernica, Statues Also Die, All the Memory of
the World, Memories of Last Year at Marienbad,
Muriel; Feb. 27, Memories of Last Year at
Marienbad, Last Year at Marienbad; Mar. 3-20,
Alain Resnais; Mar. 3-27, Classic Sci-Fi; Mar. 3-
Jun. 12, Real Virtuality; Mar. 3-Apr. 10, Dolls vs.
Dictators; Mar. 3-Jul. 17, City Glow; Mar. 4, 5,
je t’aime, je t’aime, Fantastic Voyage, Stavisky,
Far From Vietnam, I Want to Go Home; Mar. 6,
NY Premiere, David Perlov’s Diary: 1973-1983.
Fantastic Voyage, Not on the Lips, je t’aime, je
t’aime; Mar. 10, The New York School: An
Evening with Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara .
Queens College
Kissena Boulevard @ LIE; 718.997.3818: Feb.
24-28, Mar. 1-31, Apr. 1-29, Express + Local:
NYC Aesthetics; Feb. 24-Mar. 31, Culture
Blending In Ceramics Art; Feb. 24-May 27,
Tommy Mintz, Cheap Shots|Made In China:
Bicyclists and Pedestrians, Mansheng Wang: Art
& Artlessness; 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: 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. 24-Mar. 6, Socrates Sculpture Park EAF10:
















































































2010 Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition,
Vernon Boulevard/Broadway, LIC.
Feb. 24-Mar. 12, QEDC, In The Marriage Video;
Discover Queens Visitor’s Center, Queens Center
Mall, 90-15 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst;
718.263.0546.
Feb. 24-Mar. 20, Thalia Spanish Theatre, “You
Tango?”; Apr. 1-3, “Flamenco & Indian Music &
Dance”, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside;
718.729.3880.
Feb. 24-Mar. 30, Edwin Cadiz, Black History
Art Show, collage; LIC Library Branch, 37-44
21st St.
Feb. 24-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. 24, C.M. James Gennaro, screening, Oscarnominated “Gasland”; Queens Botanical Garden,
43-50 Main St., Flushing; 718.217.4969.
Feb. 24-27, Flux Factory, The Perfumed
Handkerchief, book relese & performances on
Feb. 26, 39-31 29th St., LIC; 718.707.3362.
Feb, 24-25, 27, Mar. 2-5, Secret Theatre, The
Knight of the Burning Pestle, 44-02 23rd St., LIC;
718.397.0722.
Feb. 25-28, Elmcor, “Celebrating Our Roots
2011” Gala Weekend, call for more information;
718.651.0096.
Feb. 27, Mar. 2, 3, Maggie’s Little Theater, open
auditions for adults, teens, children, “The Sound
of Music”; St. Margaret Parish Hall, 66-05 79th
Pl., Middle Village; 718.326.1858.
Feb. 28, York College, Jazz @ Chapel,
Macroscopia @ Illinois Jacquet; Mar. 5, Jazz @
Chapel: Chanda Rule & Illinois Jacquet; Mar. 18,
York College Music Extravaganza @ JPAC, Mar.
21, Big Band at University of the Streets in
Manhattan; Mar 28, Jazz @ 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, Barbad Chamber Orchestra, concert,
$15/$10; Steinway Reformed Church, 21-65 41st
















































St., Astoria.
Mar. 5, American Bolero Dance Company,
“Tablao Flamenco” 2011 Spring Opener;
Auditorium Centro Español, 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. 5-27, AliveWire Theatrics, World Premiere
“Besharet”; P.S. 122, 150 First Ave., Manhattan;
www.indiegogo.com/Besharet.
Mar. 9, Mark Kyrkostas, live jazz; Armenian
Church of Holy Martyrs, 209-15 Horace Harding
Xway., Oakland Gardens; 718.225.0235.
Mar. 10, Dino Rosi, The Voice of Napoli;
Ridgewood Library, 20-12 Madison St.
Mar. 11-13, 18-20, 25-27, theatre 167, You Are
Now The Owner Of This Suitcase”; P.S. 69, 77-
02 37th Ave., Jackson Heights;
www.brownpaperbagtickets.org or 917.607.0507.
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.
Feb. 28, C.M. Jimmy Van Bramer, African
American Heritage Awards Night; Jacob Riis
Settlement House, 10-25 41st Ave., LIC.
Mar. 5, Flushing House flea market & fundraiser,






38-20 Bowne St.; 718.762.3198.
Mar. 8, Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce,
Congestion Pricing Controversy, lunch, $20 p.p.;
Dazies Restaurant, 39-41 Queens Blvd.;
718.784.8437.
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. 19, Sanitation, Queens West 1, 2nd Annual
Frank Justich Memorial Fundraiser; Studio
Square Beer Garden, 35-33 36th St., LIC;
www.frankjustich.com.
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. 24-Apr. 15, C.M. Eric Ulrich, flu shot
vouchers, free, 93-06 101st Ave, Ozone Park, 98-
16 Rockaway Beach Blvd.; 718.738.1083.
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
Mar. 2, Wednesday Nite Rap, ages 45+, “My Fair
Lady”, $8; Mar. 3, The Emotional Impact of
Separation & Divorce, $130; Mar. 9, Being Sexy
Single, $8; Mar. 16, “Casablanca”, $8; 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.,
Medicaid Waiver 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: 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











































Mar. 5, Greater Astoria Historical Society,
Screening, New York: A Documentary Film;
Mar. 7, The Smithsonian Museum: William
Steinway Diary 1861-1896; Mar. 19, roundtable
discussion, 100th Anniversary of The Triangle
Shirtwaist Factory Fire, 35-20 Broadway, 4th
Floor; Astoria; 718.278.0700.
Mar. 6, Queens Historical Society, 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.
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 37th Ave., 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. 24, QEDC/B.P. Helen Marshall, presentation by NYC Deputy Mayor for Economic

Development Robert K. Steel, 120-55 Queens
Blvd., Room 200, Kew Gardens; RSVP,
718.286.2655.
Feb. 24, LICBDC, Food Safety Regulations
Workshop, call for details/location; RSVP
718.786.5300, x. 21.
Feb. 24-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. 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 @
info@queenschamber.org or 718.898.8500.
Mar. 1, Sen. Joe Addabbo Jr./A.M. Mike
Miller/et al, NYC Department of Finance
Information for Seniors @ Peter Cardella S.C.,
68-52 Fresh Pond Rd., Ridgewood; 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. 12, CUNY Citizenship Now @ Holy Child
Jesus School, 111-02 86th Ave., Richmond Hill;
718.738.1111.
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.






































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. 26, Global Warming 101, Young
Chefs, Granola, Yogurt & Fruit Parfaits; Feb. 27,
Mad Scientsts: Owl Pellet Dissections; Mar. 2, 9,
16, 23, Nature Explorers; Mar. 5, 12, Children’s
Nature Photography; Mar. 6, Animal Care
Trainee; Mar. 12, 19, Home Sweet Home.
Queens Botanical Garden
43-50 Main St., Flushing; 718.886.3800: 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
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. 24-26, LaGuardia C.C., artist Richard Yarde
exhibit; 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.
Fall 2011, Queens College/NY Society of
Security Analysts, CFA® Exam Prep Courses, for
information go to www.nyssa.org/cfa.
Senior Centers: Adult Activities
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. 24-
Apr. 12, Project Posterity, share your life story,
age 55+; 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:
Mondays, AARP tax consultation, Mon./Fri.,
ESL tutoring, 4th Wed., For Men Only; Feb. 24,
“Beat the Devil”; Feb. 28, Trudy; Mar. 9, caregiver workshop, line dance class; Mar. 28, AARP
Driver Safety Program.
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.
Self-Help Benjamin Rosenthal S.C., 45-25
Kissena Blvd., Flushing; 718.459.5549.
Selfhelp Maspeth, 69-61 Grand Ave., Maspeth;
718.429.3636.
Steinway S.C., 20-43 Steinway St., Astoria;
718.728.8472:
Sunnyside Community Services Center for
Active Older Adults, 718.784.6173.






































































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