2011-04-20 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Susan Cleary

Community Meetings

Dates & times are subject to change, call to
confirm.
Associations
Apr. 27, 7 p.m., Queensboro Hill
Neighborhood; Palace Diner, Main Street/LIE;
www.QHCivic@aol.com.
Apr. 28, 7:30 p.m., FDR Dems; Chabad of NE
Queens, 212-12 26th Ave., Bayside;
718.460.8285.
May 12, Jun. 9, 7:30 p.m., Dutch Kills Civic;
Growing Up Green Charter School, 39-37 28th
St., LIC; 718.786.2049.
May 12, Jun. 8, 7 p.m., United Forties Civic;
St. Teresa Parish Center, 50-22 45th St.,
Woodside; 917.535.0516.
Clubs
Apr. 28, 8 p.m., JFK Regular Dems of Queens;
Jewish Center of KGH, Main Street, Flushing.
May 18, 7 p.m., Clinton Democratic Club;
Vallone & Vallone, 25-59 Francis Lewis Blvd.,
Flushing; 718.428.7285.
Community Boards
Apr. 21, 7:45 p.m., Board 3; Langston Hughes
Library, 100-01 Northern Blvd., Corona;
718.458.2707.
May 5, 7 p.m., Board 2; Sunnyside Community
Services, 43-31 39th St., Ground Floor;
718.533.8773.
May 11, Jun. 15, Sep. 14, Oct. 11, Nov. 9, Dec.
14, Board 8; Hillcrest Jewish Center; Union
Turnpike, Fresh Meadows; 718.264.7895.
Community Councils
May 16, Jun. 20, 110th Police Precinct; VFW
Hall, 51-11 108th St., Corona.
May 24, Jun. 28, 107th Police Precinct, Parsons
Boulevard, Flushing.
Community Education Councils
Apr. 28, 6:30 p.m., District 30; I.S. 204, 36-41
28th St.; May 19; P.S. 78, 48-09 Center Blvd.,
LIC.
Apr. 28, 7 p.m., District 26; P.S. 74, 61-15
Oceania St., Auditorium, Bayside.
May 4, Jun. 1, 7 p.m., District 25; 30-48 Linden
Pl., Room 407, Flushing; 718.281.3786.
Other
Apr. 27, 10 a.m., Queens Community House,
Pomonok Community Farmer’s Market; 67-09
Kissena Blvd., Flushing; 718.591.6060.
Apr. 27, 7 p.m., Queensboro Hill
Neighborhood; Palace Diner, Main Street/LIE;
www.QHCivic@aol.com.
Apr. 28, 7 p.m., District 26, M.S. 74, 61-15
Oceania St., Auditorium, Bayside.
Apr. 28, 4:30 p.m., Queens Library, Finance &
Investment special session; 5:45 p.m., Finance
& Investment; 6 p.m., Building & Grounds @
T. Groh Board Room; May 5, 5:30 p.m.,
Administrative Committee of the Board of
Trustees, Formal Conference Room, Central
Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica;
718.990.0700.
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.
May 4, 18, Flushing Camera Club; Flushing
Hospital, Auditorium, 146-05 45th Ave.;
718.749.0643.
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.
May 16, 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.
May 17, 9:30 a.m., Queens Borough Cabinet,
Queens Borough Hall, Second Floor, President’s
Conference Room, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew
Gardens; 718.286.2900.
May 24, 7:30 p.m., Greater Woodhaven
Development Corporation; St. Thomas the
Apostle School, 87-49 87th St., Woodhaven.
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.
Flushing Town Hall
137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing; 718.463.7700,
x. 222: Culture Blending in Ceramic Arts; Apr.
21-23, Czech “Symbolic Abstract: Solo For
Gold/Blue-Tibor Cervenak”; Apr. 21-Sep.
2011, Within The Emperor’s Garden: The Ten
Thousand Springs Pavilion; Apr. 21, Flushing
Council on Culture and The Arts Annual Gala;
Apr. 29, Queens Jazz Orchestra: Fantastic Four
+ Cornucopia; Apr. 30, Sung With Words,
Student Art Exhibition; May 3, Asian Pacific
American Heritage Month Town Hall Meeting;
May 7, Time to Dance FCCA Fundraiser; May
14, Storytelling with David Gonzalez; May 21,
Rakonto World Premiere Concert.
MoMA/P.S. 1
22-25 Jackson Ave., LIC; 718.784.2084: Apr.
21-May 2, Sergej Jensen, Modern Women:
Single Channel, Maya Deren–At Land; Apr. 21-
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
35thAvenue/36th Street, Astoria; 718.784.0077:
daily,“The Red Balloon” ongoing, “Behind the
Screen”, Apr 21-May 15, Dolls vs. Dictators;
Apr. 21-May 1, Tales From The New Chinese
Cinema; Apr. 21-May 2, Fashion in Film
Festival; Apr. 21-May 15, Spring Training;
Apr. 21-Jun. 12, Real Virtuality; Apr. 21-Jul.
17, City Glow; Special Events: Apr. 27,
“Writing In Treatment…”; Daily: Apr. 21-22,
TRON: LEGACY; Apr. 22, “Steven Arnold
Special: Apr. 23, Racing Dreams, Cobra
Woman, Flaming Creatures, “Drag Glamour”;
Apr. 24, Racing Dreams, The Merry Widow,
Salomé, Fashions of 1934; Apr. 26, TRON:
LEGACY; Apr. 27, “Writing in Treatment…”,
Thomas Mao; Apr. 30, The King of Kong…,
Oxhide II, Disrorder, Single Man; May 1, The
King of Kong…, City Of Life And Death,
Thomas Mao, Winter Vacation; May 7-8,
Dogtown and Z Boys (10+), May 14-15, Pelada
(10+).
Queens College
Kissena Boulevard @ LIE; 718.997.3818: Apr.
21-29, Express + Local: NYC Aesthetics; Apr.
21-May 27, Tommy Mintz, Cheap Shots|Made
In China: Bicyclists and Pedestrians, Mansheng
Wang: Art & Artlessness; Apr. 27, Evening
Readings: Peter Carey, Alumni Recital; May 1,
Joel Fan & Friends, QC Chamber Choir
Concert; May 2, BA Flute Students Recital;
May 4, QC Brass Ensemble; May 5, QC Wind
Ensemble; May 6, Opera Night; May 6-7, A
Scent of Time; May 7, 2011 Annual Gala; May
8, Recital; May 9, Mon Lecture; May 10, QC
New Music Group; May 11, Beethoven’s Missa

Solemnis, QC Gamelan Ensemble; May 11-15,
Student Choreography Showcase; May 13, QC
Nota Bene Ensemble; May 14, QC Choral
Society 70th Annual Spring Concert; May 17,
Electronic Music Studio Concert; May 18, QC
Saxophone Studio Recital, QC Vocal Ensemble
and Baroque Ensemble; May 22, Sari Gruber &
Cameron Stowe; May 26, CUNY DMA Recital.
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: Apr. 22-May 1,
Neil Berg’s Broadway Showstoppers; May 7,
Bruce Vilanch & The Bev Leslies; May 14-15,
Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca; May 21,
Regina Carter: Reverse Thread; May 24, 2011
Annual Gala; May 28, “Seussical”.
Others
Apr. 21-24, Noguchi Museum, Second
Sundays: “On Becoming an Artist, Isamu
Noguchi and His Contemporaries, 1922-1960”;
9-01 33rd Rd., LIC; 718.204.7088.
Apr. 21-24, The Amoralists, “Bring Us The
Head Of Your Daughter; P.S. 122, 9th Space
Theater, 150 1st Ave., Manhattan.
Apr. 21-May 1, Topaz Arts, Sketchie:…Artists
with Developmental Disabilities, 55-03 39th
Ave., Woodside; 718.505.0440.
Apr. 21-May 25, LIC Artists: In The Eye Of
The Beholder; Holiday Inn Manhattan View, 39-
05 29th St. & Space Realty Group, 29-09 39th
Ave., LIC; 718.392.8888 or 917.288.7996.
Apr. 21-Jun. 13 Thalia Spanish Theatre,
Bilingual Theatre, Movement & Dance for
Children; Apr. 21-Jun. 20, Bilingual Theatre for
Young/Beginning Actors; May 6-Jun. 19, “No
Problemo, Amigo”, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave.,
Sunnyside; 718.729.3880.
Apr. 26, REZ Reading, A Poetry Marathon;
Mood Restaurant & Lounge, 120-29 83rd Ave.,
Kew Gardens; 718.849-mood.
Apr. 29, York College, YC Music Club Dance
Fest, YC Big Band @ HPE Building; Apr. 30,
YorkJam 2011 @ Academic Core, 3D01; May
2, Workshop @ PAC, May 6, Graduate’s dinner
@ Academic Core 2D01; May 7, Summer Jazz
Program Auditions @ PAC; May 12, YC Big
Band @ Cuny Jazz Festival; May 14, YC
Summer Jazz Program Auditions; May 15,
CUNY Choral Festival @ Academic Core
Atrium; May 18, YC Big Band Spring Concert
@ PAC; May 21, YC Blue Notes Spring
Concert @ PAC, 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd.,
Jamaica; for information go to
www.yorkcollegebluenotes or www.ohny.org/.
Apr. 30, May 14, 28, Italian Charities of
America, Saturday Dance, refreshments; May 7,
flea market; Mon. & Fri., Dance with
Instructions $10, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst;
718.478.3100.
May 1, Sky View Center, Pianist Recital; May
22, String Quartet, Level D. 40-24 College Point
Blvd., Flshing.
May 6, American Bolero Dance Company,
Tablao Flamenco; Auditorium Centro Español,
41-01 Broadway, Astoria; 718.392.8888 or
917.288.7996.
May 8, Astoria Music Society/Symphonc Choir,
Haydn Fest!; St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 43-
19 30th Ave., Astoria;

AstoriaChoir@gmail.com.
May 13-15, 20-22, The Andrean Players,
“Annie”; St. Andrew Avelino Church, Flushing.
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
Apr. 21, Flushing Town HallAnnual Gala 2011,
dinner, awards, entertainment, raffle, in the
Gallery, 718.463.7700, x. 229.
Apr. 26, Rotary Club of Southwest Queens, 9/11
Flag Project; Prima Pasta Cafe, back room, 161-
50 Crossbay Blvd., Howard Beach; RSVP a
must, e-mail reachfos@aol.com or call
718.845.1429.
Apr. 28, Queens Chamber of Commerce, 99th
Installation Reception, Worlds Fair Marina
Restaurant, 1 Worlds Fair Marina, Flushing;
May 2, 12th Annual Frank Tempone Golf
Outing; North Hills Country Club; May 10,
Albany Bus Trip; Bulova Corporate Center,
West Wing, $60 roundtrip, 718-898-8500.
Apr. 29, CAUSE-NY/LaGuardia C.C., The
Impact of Health Care Reform on Queens;
Queens Public Library, 41-17 Main St.,
Flushing; RSVP
www.communityuplink.net/qfhealth.html.
May 1, Alley Pond Environmental Center, Walk
For APEC, $10 per walker, benefits APEC’s
funding goal, 228-06 Northern Blvd.,
Douglaston; 718.229.4000, x0.
May 12, Powhatan-Pocahontas Regular
Democratic Club 2011 Annual Dinner Dance;
Riccardo’s by the Bridge, 21-01 24th Ave.,
Astoria; 917.716.4540.
May 19, UFT Distict 26, Fifth Annual Parent-
Educator Alliance, Scholarship Dinner Dance;
Floral Terrace, 250 Jericho Tpke., Floral Park;
send $60 check to Mary Vaccaro, UFT Rep, 97-
77 Queens Blvd., 5th Floor, Rego Park, 11374.
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

Apr. 21, Cross Island YMCA, SplashWeek;
May 14, Jun. 1, 12, summer camp open house;
Jun. 5, Building Strong Kids Mini Triathalon;
ongoing, Cross Island YMCA, Strong Kids
Campaign, 238-10 Hillside Ave., Bellerose;
718.479.0505.
Apr. 27, NAMI Queens/Nassau, Housing: The
Path To Recovery; May 18, Theapy Dog Work:
The Wonder Of It All, Sloman Auditorium,
Zucker Hillside Hospital, 76th Avenue/266

Street, Glen Oaks; 718.470.8100.
Apr. 30, Family Focus Adoption Services, 54-
40 Little Neck Pkwy., Ste. 4, 718.224.1919.
Apr. 30, Center for the Women of New York,
24th Annual Luncheon, silent auction, raffles,
prizes; Douglaston Manor, 63-20
Commonwealth Blvd., Douglaston;
718.224.6566.
May 1-3, Flushng YMCA, Flyers swim team
tryouts, ages six-18, 138-46 Northern Blvd.,
Flushing; 718.961.6880, x. 131.
Samuel Field Y
Apr. 21, “The Emotional Impact of
Separation/Divorce”; Apr. 27, Wednesday Nite
Rap “King Kong”; May 4, Rap: “High Noon”;
Mon., Magic: Learn & Play @ Bay Terrace;
Mon., Wed., pre-school programs, kids with
developmental disabilities, ages 3 to 5; call
718.225.6750, x. 262 or gmayerhoff@sfy.org;
Mon., Wed., Fri., Medicaid WaiverAfterschool
Program, ages 5 to 21; gym/creative exploration
@ Little Neck; general information,
718.225.6750.
Mount Sinai Queens
Registration and/or appointment may be
required, call 718-267-4333 for time & location
information.
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
Apr. 21, Queens Historical Society, “Unknown
Soldier No More: Green-Wood Cemetery Civil
War Project” with Jeff Richman, Kingsland
Homestead, 143-35 37th Ave., Flushing;
718.939.0647, x. 14.
Apr. 21-May 15, Bayside Historical Society,
Art & Essay Contest, Building the Throgs Neck
Bridge & Clearview Expressway; to May 15,
Art & Essay Contest; ongoing, Historic
Lawrence Cemetery Tour, free, 216th
Street/42ndAvenue; 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.
Apr. 30, Greater Astoria Historical, East River
Walking Tour, 35-20 Broadway, 4th Floor,
Astoria; 718.278.7000.
May 1, Roosevelt Island Historical Society,
Cherry Blossom Walk, reservations, mailto: rooseveltislandhistory@usa.com or
212.688.4836.
May 1-2, Greater Ridgewood Historical
Society, Spring Cleanup at the Onderdonk
House, 18-20 Flushing Ave.; 718.456.1776.
May 4, Jun. 1, Voelker Orth Museum, Bee-
Keeping Course: Get the Buzz on Bees!;
718.359.6227, www.vomuseum.org.
Thurs., Fri., Sat., Sun., King Manor Museum,
tours & school/group programs, Jamaica
Avenue/140th Street, Jamaica; 718.206.0545, x.
11.
Central Queens HistoricalAssociation, a source
for Queens photos not available elsewhere;
www.CQHA.net or 917.376.4496.

Items of Community Interest

Apr. 21-May 14, United States Coast Guard,
Boating Safety & Seamanship @
Queensborough Community College
Continuing Education, pre-register;
718.281.5538; Apr. 30, About Boating Safely
@ Queensborough Community College, Kids
College; May 1, About Boating Safety @ Fort
Totten; Jun. 4, New York Safe Boating @ All
Saints Episcopal Church, Great Neck; information, 917.952.7014.
Apr. 25, conEdison, Go Green Earth Day &
Every Day, Socrates Sculpture Park; Seventh
Annual Kite Making Workshop; 718.956.1819
(rain or shine); Apr. 30, Lower East Side
Ecology Center @ Sunnyside Community
Services, Queens Boulevard/43rd Avenue;
www.conEd.com.
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.
May 1, Senator JoeAddabbo Jr., Free Recycling
Day @ Forest Park, George Seuffert Bandshell
Parking Lot; 718.738.1111.
May 10, QEDC, Queens ATaste Of The World;
Citi Field, Flushing Meadows–Corona Park.
May 11, QEDC Changing Cultures of Queens:
A Walking Anthology, Flushing’s Chinatown;
May 18, Queensboro Plaza to the Waterfront at
Sunset; May 25, #7 Sunnyside to Jackson
Heights; information go to
www.GeogNYC.com.
April-June, Socrates Sculpture Park, Sundays,
adult workshop series “Skills for Resourceful
City Living”, rain or shine, space limited, programs

are from April 3 to June 26, register at
718.956.1819.
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.
Sat., Greater Ridgewood Historical, open to the
public, 143-135 37th Ave., Flushing, 718.465-
1776.
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, pre-registration advised, dates & times
may change; for program information,
718.229.4000: daily, APEC’s Gift Shop purchases benefit APEC; Spring Sat., Help
Eradicate Invasive Plants in Wetlands; Apr. 27,
Saving Urban Biodiversity-Young Peoples
Forum; Apr. 30, Egg-citing Animals; May 1,
Walk for APEC.
Queens Botanical Garden
43-50 Main St., Flushing; 718.886.3800: May
1, Arbor Festival, free with admission.
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: May 1, 32nd
Annual Antique Auto Show; May 15, Farm
Festival $5 p.p., $2 children six-12.
Queens Zoo
53-51 111th St., Flushing Meadows–Corona
Park; 718.271.1500 or go to
www.queenszoo.com: ongoing, Interactive
Discovery Center.
Others
Apr. 21-Jun. 3, Roy Wilkins Recreation Center,
Basketball Referee Training For Teens, ages 16-
24, 177th Street/Baisley Boulevard; e-mail
Eric.Wyche@parks.nyc.gov.
Apr. 24, Forest Park, “Wildman” Steve Brill,
Hunt for Sweet Cicely, $20 adults/$10 child
under 12, Overlook Building, Union
Turnpike/Park Lane; 914.835.2153.
May 2, City Parks, Senior Fitness @ Astoria
Park, Cunningham Park, Flushing
Meadows–Corona Park, Roy Wilkins Park, call
the Sports Department, 718.760.6999 for more
information.
May 7, MillionTreesNYC Tree Giveaway/NY
Anti-Crime/NY Queens CERT 1/Jet Blue @
Astoria Park, Parking Lot, 19th Street/Hoyt
Avenue North, Astoria; May 14, PTA/P.S.
173/Jet Blue @ 174-10 67th Ave., Fresh
Meadows.
School News & Events
Apr. 27, LaGuardia C.C., Author
Reading,Victoria Brown, student turned novelist, Minding Ben; ongoing, How to Apply to

CUNY, courses at Taxi & For Hire Vehicle
Driver Institute; 718.482.5335,
http://ace.laguardia.edu/taxi.
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

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; Apr. 28, May 5, Write (or Re-write!)
Your Narrative; May 3, Co-authors Adina
Hoffman/Peter Cole, Sacred Trash…; May 10,
Mark Rosenblum, The Arab Awakening and
Israel.
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 nonseniors. 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, Jody Oliver workshop, Artwork to
Ready-To-Wear, Mon./Fri., ESL tutoring, 4th
Wed., For Men Only; May 5, Trip to York
College, Spring Wellness Festival; May 10, visit
to the National Museum of theAmerican Indian.
QCH: Pomonok Center, 67-09 Kissena Blvd.,
Flushing; 718.591.3377: ESL tutoring Mon.,
Tai Chi, walking club; Mon./Tues./Thurs./Fri.,
calligraphy lessons; Mon./Wed, beginners
English classes; Thurs., yoga, Fri., tango,
pasodoble, cha cha dance lessons; Mon.-Fri.,
Ping Pong/Pool Room; May 2, 16, free line
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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