2011-05-18 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Susan Cleary

Memorial Day
May 24, 11 a.m., B.P. Helen Marshall, Annual
Memorial Day Ceremony in the Veterans
Memorial Garden of Queens, reception follows,
Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd. Kew
Gardens; RSVP, 718.286.2888.
May 30, 11 a.m., Whitestone Veterans Memorial
Association-VFW Memorial Day Parade,
Whitestone Memorial Field, 149th Street/15th
Drive; 718.767.4323.
May 30, 11 a.m., Woodhaven Post 118, The
American Legion, 89-02 91st St., Woodhaven;
718.846.6116.
Community Meetings
Dates & times are subject to change, call to confirm. Associations
May 19, 7:30 p.m., FDR Dems; Chabad of NE
Queens, 212-12 26th Ave., Bayside;
718.460.8285.
May 21, 1 p.m., Woodhaven Residents’ Block;
Woodhaven/Richmond Hill Ambulance Corp.,
78-15 Jamaica Ave.
Jun. 8, 7 p.m., United Forties Civic; St. Teresa
Parish Center, 50-22 45th St., Woodside;
917.535.0516.
Jun. 9, 7:30 p.m., Dutch Kills Civic; Growing Up
Green Charter School, 39-37 28th St., LIC;
718.786.2049.
Clubs
May 26, 8 p.m., JFK Regular Dems of Queens,
Inc.; Jewish Center of Kew Gardens Hills, 71-25
Main St., KGH.
Community Boards
Jun. 13, 7 p.m., Board 7; Union Plaza Care
Center, 33-23 Union St., Flushing; 718.359.2800.
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 24, Jun. 28, 107th Police Precinct, Parsons
Boulevard, Flushing.
Jun. 20, 110th Police Precinct; VFW Hall, 51-11
108th St., Corona.
Community Education Councils
May 19, 6:30 p.m., District 30; P.S. 78, 48-09
Center Blvd., LIC.
May 26, 8 p.m., District 26; M.S. 67, 51-60
Marathon Pkwy., Room B44A, Bayside;
718.631.6927.
Jun. 1, 7 p.m., District 25; 30-48 Linden Pl.,
Room 407, Flushing; 718.281.3786.
Other
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 22, NYC Dept. Consumer Affairs, 4th
Annual Shred Fest, Vincent Daniels Square, 51 St.
& 43 Ave; Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Parking Lot, 111th Street between 54th & 56th
Avenues; Roy Wilkins Park Parking Lot, 177th
Street & Baisley Boulevard, Juniper Valley Park,
71st Street & 62nd Drive near Brennan Field, visit
www.nyc.gov/shredfest or call 311.
May 22, 10 a.m., A.M. David Weprin; Samuel
Field Y, Auditorium, 58-20 Little Neck Pkwy.,
Little Neck; RSVP 718.428.7900.
May 23, 10 a.m., Bay Terrace Community
Alliance; Little Bay Park, Hockey Rink; RSVP

917.494.2247.
May 24, 7:30 p.m., Greater Woodhaven
Development Corporation; St. Thomas the
Apostle School, 87-49 87th St., Woodhaven.
May 25, 1 p.m., Woodhaven Cultural &
Historical Society; Emanuel United Church of
Christ, 91st Avenue; 718.845.3385.
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 Mon. 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; May
19, Jamaica Day School of St. Demetrios Pajama
Storytime; May 26, P.S. 135 Poetry Night.
Flushing Town Hall
137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing; 718.463.7700,
x. 222: Culture Blending in Ceramic Arts; May
19-Sep. 2011, Within The Emperor’s Garden: The
Ten Thousand Springs Pavilion; May 19-Sep. 12,
Francis Alys: A Story of Deception; May 20, 3rd
Annual Tap Extravaganza; May 21, Rakonto
World Premiere Concert; May 22, Spring Open
House, Destroy All Monsters; May 22-Jun. 30,
Alejandro Jodorowsky: The Holy Mountain; May
22-Aug. 15, Nancy Grossman: Heads; May 24,
U.S. Navy Band Northeast; Jun. 4, Hot Peas’ N
Butter; St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble Subway
Series & Food Drive; Jun. 5, Laura Leon, Pianist.
MoMA/P.S. 1
22-25 Jackson Ave., LIC; 718.784.2084: May 19-
Aug. 1, Francis Alys; May 19-Aug. 8, Laurel
Nakadate: Only The Lonely; May 19-Aug. 14,
Ryan Trecartin: Any Eve; May 22-Aug. 15,
Nancy Grossman: Heads.
Museum of the Moving Image
35th Avenue/36th Street, Astoria; 718.784.0077:
daily, “The Red Balloon” ongoing, May 19-Jun.
12, Real Virtuality; May 19-Jul. 17, City Glow.
Queens College
Kissena Boulevard @ LIE; 718.997.3818: May
19-May 27, Tommy Mintz, Cheap Shots|Made In
China: Bicyclists and Pedestrians, Mansheng
Wang: Art & Artlessness; May 19-15, Student
Choreography Showcase; May 19-Jun. 30,
“EXPRESS+LOCAL NYC Aesthetics” Art
Exhibit; 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: May 21, Regina
Carter: Reverse Thread; May 24, 2011 Annual
Gala; May 28, “Seussical”.
Others
May 19, United Community Civic Association,
“Gasland”, free; Lexington School for The Deaf,
26-26 75th St., East Elmhurst.
May 19-21, APAC, “The Human Comedy”;
Good Shepherd U.M. Church, 30-44 Crescent St.,
Astoria; tickets, 866.811.4111.
May 19-22, LIC Arts, First Annual Open Festival
“Nostalgia”, 44-02 23rd St.
May 19-25, 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.

May 19-Jun. 13 Thalia Spanish Theatre,
Bilingual Theatre, Movement & Dance for
Children; May 19-Jun. 20, Bilingual Theatre for
Young/Beginning Actors; May 19-Jun. 19, “No
Problemo, Amigo”, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave.,
Sunnyside; 718.729.3880.
May 19-Jun. 26, Socrates Sculpture Park, May
19-Aug. 7, Vista; May 21, Indigo Kids; Sundays,
adult workshop series “Skills for Resourceful City
Living”, rain or shine, space limited; May 28,
Garden of Objects, register at 718.956.1819.
May 20-22, The Andrean Players, “Annie”; St.
Andrew Avelino Church, Flushing.
May 21, Culture Vision NYC, Night Of Culture &
The Arts; Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01
35th Ave., Astoria; RSVP, 718.383.9566, x.1.
May 21, York College, YC Blue Notes Spring
Concert @ PAC, 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd.,
Jamaica; for information go to
www.yorkcollegebluenotes or www.ohny.org.
May 21, NY Metropolitan Country Music
Association, Mother’s Day Dance, Savannah Sky;
Glendale Memorial Building, 72-02 Myrtle Ave.;
718.763.4328.
May 21, 22, Jackson Heights Art Club, Annual
Art Exhibit; St. Mark’s Church, 33-50 82nd St,
Main Level, Jackson Heights; 718.426.9821;
Mon.-Sun., classes for children and adults, day or
evening; 718.926.9821.
May 21-Jun. 5, Big Apple Circus, Dance On!;
Cunningham Park, Union Turnpike, Fresh
Meadows; 888.541.3750.
May 22, Kew Gardens 100 Tile Project Painting
Day; The Potter’s Wheel, 120-33 83rd Ave.;
718.441.6614.
May 22, Oratorio Society of Queens, Spring
Concert; Queensborough Performing Arts Center,
222-05 56th Ave., Bayside; 718.279.3006.
May 22, Sky View Center, String Quartet, Level
D. 40-24 College Point Blvd., Flushing.
May 22, Gingerbread Players of St. Luke’s
Church, “Cavalleria Rusticana:, donation $12, 85
Greenway South, Forest Hills Gardens;
718.268.7772.
May 23, Astoria Federal Sviangs, “Teach
Children to Save” Essay Contest & Outreach
Program, ages five to 12, 800-ASTORIA.
May 25, the noguchi museum, Tracks: Animal
Drawings from Noguchi’s Travels, 33rd
Road/Vernon Boulevard, LIC.
May 26, 2011 Patrol Borough Queens South,
Seventh Annual Talent Show; York College PAC,
94-45 Guy R. Brewer Blvd., Jamaica; call 107th
Pct., 718.969.5973, x.74.
May 27, Bohemian Hall Czech/Slovak Festival,
Theatre Unglet’s Comedy, “NaUteku” in Czech;
May 28-29 various musical/dancing performances; Wed. nights, Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden,
“Comedyland”, free, 29-19 24th Ave., Astoria;
718.274.4825.
May 28, Jun. 11, 25, Italian Charities of America,
Saturday Dance, refreshments; Jun. 7, Italian
Classes; Mon. & Fri., Dance with Instructions
$10, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst;
718.478.3100.
Jun. 3, Killing Kompany, Graduation To
Murder!, $45 p.p.; Riccardo’s, 21-01 24th Ave.,
Astoria;718.721.7777.
Jun. 9, Dino Rosi, The Voice of Napoli; Mitchell-
Linden Library, 29-42 Union St., Flushing;
718.539.2330.
Jun. 11, NY Metropolitan Country Music
Association, Father’s Day Dance; Glendale
Memorial Building, 72-02 Myrtle Ave.;

718.763.4328.
Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinners,
Dances & More
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.
May 20, Greater Woodhaven Development
Corporation, 32nd Anniversary “Finally Spring”
Dinner Dance, Cordon Bleu Caterers, at 96-01
Jamaica Avenue, $65, 718 805-0202.
May 21, Arts in Action for Japan, Benefit Concert
for Japan 002; Church-in-the Gardens, 50 Ascan
Ave., Forest Hills, $20 adults/$25 senior/student,
under 12 free with suggested donation; tickets at
aaj@artistactionjapan.org.
May 22, Queens Mamas, New Mama’s Expo, $20
online, a portion of sales go to
www.babybuggy.org; Forest Hills Jewish Center,
106-06 Queens Blvd;
www.Queensmamas.com/expo.
May 22, H.O.P.E. for STROKE/Bruce Cohen
Memorial Walk-A-Thon, Marjorie Post Park,
Unqua Road, Massapequa (Nassau County);
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Jun. 1, 114th Precinct Community Council,
Fellowship Breakfast; Riccardo’s, 21-04 24th
Ave., Astoria; RSVP 718.626.9327 or
718.932.8743.
Jun. 2, Museum of the Moving Image, Annual
Black-tie Benefit honoring NBC’s Brian Williams
& Kenneth W. Lowe of Scripps Networks
Interactive; St. Regis Hotel, 55th Street/5th
Avenue, Manhattan; 212.245.6570.
Jun. 4, Troop 65 Eagle Scout Court of Honor;
Saint Joseph School Cafeteria, 28-46 44th St.,
LIC; 718.267.8345.
Jun. 4, Topaz Arts Center, Second Annual
Fundraising Benefit, Dance Into Light, 55-03 39th
Ave., Woodside; 347.770.3454
Jun. 4, Italian Charities of America, flea market;
Jun. 12, auction, refreshments served at both
events, 83-20 Queens Blvd.; 718.478.3100.
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
May 19, 26, Jun. 2, 9, 16, 24, Jul. 7 14, 21, 28,
Aug. 4, 11, 18, 25, The Purpose Center
International, seminars, Getting Off Line @
Station Square, Burns Street/71st Avenue, Forest
Hills;May 23, 30, Jun. 7, 14, 21, 28, Jul. 5, 12,
19, 26, Entrepreneurship For Beginners @ Russell
Place School Yard, Ascan Avenue; May 24, 31,
Jun. 7, 14, 21, 28, Jul. 5, 12, 19, 26,
Compounding Your Self Awareness @
MacDonald Park, Queens Boulevard;

718.263.3501, TheCNetwrk@aol.com.
May 19-20, North Shore-LIJ Health System, free
skin cancer screening @ Forest Hills Hospital;
718.830.1964.
May 19, Elmhurst Hospital Center Trauma
Services, Wear A Helmet And Stay Smart, free
helmets for children (while supplies last), A1-22
Auditorium, 1st Floor, Main Building, Broadway;
718.334.5724.
May 24, Family Focus Adoption Services,
Thinking About Adopting?, free information
meeting, 54-40 Little Neck Pkwy., Suite 4;
718.224.1919.
Jun. 1, 12, Cross Island YMCA, 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.
Samuel Field Y
May 19, Personal Growth & Relationship Group
(8 wks); May 25, Weds./Rap: Discussion
“Women Need a Reason, Men Need a Place,”;
Jun. 1, “A Soldier’s Story”; May 26, Singles
Center, “Separation/Divorce Support” (10 sessions); Jun. 2, “A Personal Growth/Relationship
with Assertiveness Training: 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 Waiver
Afterschool Program, ages 5 to 21; gym/creative
exploration @ Little Neck; 58-20 Little Neck
Pkwy.; general information, 718.225.6750.
Mount Sinai Queens
Registration and/or appointment may be required,
call 718-267-4333 for time & location information: May 26, Stroke Awareness Day @ Mt. Sinai
Queens; Jun. 1, Blood Pressure Screening @
Dellamonica Jr. Center for Seniors & Hellenic
Cultural Center; Jun. 16, Rules of the Game:
Preventing Sports-Related Foot Injuries @ Avalon
Riverview Community Room; Jun. 22, Free
Prostate Cancer Screening @ Physician
Associates.
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
May 21, Bayside Historical, It’s My Park Day @
Fort Totten; May 22, Jazz, Wine & Cheese @ The
Castle; Jun. 1, Genealogy Lecture Series:
Connecting with Kin; Jun. 15, Finding &
Reading Records, $10 per lecture; ongoing,
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.
May 21, Newtown Historical of Queens, rally to
get more green space in Maspeth; information,
718.366.3715.
May 21, Greater Astoria Historical, East River
Walking Tour; History Round Table: Honor and
Salute Veterans, 35-20 Broadway, 4th Floor,
Astoria; 718.278.7000.
May 26, Queens Historical, Author Stefanie
Pintoff Interview, Kingsland Homestead, 143-35
37th Ave, Flushing, 718.939.0647, x. 14.
Jun. 1, Voelker Orth Museum, Bee-Keeping
Course: Get the Buzz on Bees!; 718.359.6227,
www.vomuseum.org.
Jun. 4, Astoria Historical Screening: “New York;
A Documentary (1929-1941); Jun. 5, Walking
Tour Old Astoria Village; Jun. 6, Documentary:
“Newtown Creek”; Jun. 18, History Round
Table: “The Events of the Civil War in 1861, 35-
20 Broadway, 4th Floor; 718.278.0700.
•Thurs., Fri., Sat., Sun., King Manor Museum,
tours & school/group programs, Jamaica
Avenue/140th Street, Jamaica; 718.206.0545, x.
11.
Central Queens Historical Association, a source
for Queens photos not available elsewhere;
www.CQHA.net or 917.376.4496.
Items of Community Interest
May 19, Senator Joe Addabbo Jr., Unclaimed
Funds @ Woodhaven Richmond Hill Senior
Center, 78-15 Jamaica Ave.; 718.497.1630 or
718.738.1111.
May 21-27 United States Coast Guard, Safe
Boating Week Classes; Jun. 4, New York Safe
Boating @ All Saints Episcopal Church, Great
Neck; Jun. 11, 26, Jul. 1, Aug. 14, About Safe
Boating @ Fort Totten, all classes require pre-registration, information, 917.952.7014, Mike Kaff,
e-mail 12-01@verizon.net.
May 25, QEDC, Queens A Taste Of The World;
#7 Sunnyside to Jackson Heights; information go
to www.GeogNYC.com.
May 25, LICBDC Annual Gathering, network,
food, drinks, $50 n.m.; RSVP, 718.786.5300.
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
24, Queens Business Expo & Breakfast @ Citi
Field.
Now, Queens Alliance & Queens Kiwanis
Baseball League, division openings, ages 13-14
and 15-16, call 718.366.7717 or 917.868.5665.
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; May 21,
Symphony 101: Shake, Rattle & Roll!, Sweet
Cyanide; Jun. 5, Sofia Rei; Jun. 10 Astoria Blue
Feather & Astoria Cancer Action Council Health
& Community Services Fair; Jun. 13,
International Film Screening & Discussion; Jun.
27, Radiant & Timeles: A Dance Odyssey.
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.
Queens Botanical Garden
43-50 Main St., Flushing; 718.886.3800: May 21,
MillionTrees NYC Street Tree Care Workshop;
May 22, Glass Painting Class; Jun. 1, 8, 15, 22,
29, Jul. 6, 13, 20, 27, Tai Chi for People with
Arthritis or Limited Mobility; Jun. 5, Community
Volunteer Day; Jun. 6, Community Volunteer
Day; Jun. 7, Composting in the City; Jun. 9, 16th
Annual Rose Gala; Jun. 11, The Great Rosarians
of the World Lecture XI; Jun. 26, Summer
Solstice Celebration; Jul. 6-Aug. 18, HSBC
Children’s Garden Summer Session.
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
May 19-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.
May 19-Jun. 18, City Parks Foundation, ages
eight to 12, Get Up & Go! @ Juniper Valley Park,
Juniper Boulevard, register at 718.760.6999.
May 21, Coastal Preservation Network, It’s My
Park Day @ MacNeil Park, College Point;
www.coastalpreservation.org or katwini@earthlink.net.
May 22, Urban Park Rangers/NYC Audubon
Society, Hawk Watch @ Astoria Park, register, go
to www.nycaudubon.org or call 212.691.7483.
May 22, NYC 4th Annual Shred Fest @ Vincent

Daniels Square, 51st Sreet/43rd Avenue, Flushing
Meadows–Corona Park, 111th Street/54th-56th
Avenues, Roy Wilkins Park, 177th Street/Baisley
Boulevard, Juniper Valley Park, 71st Street/62nd
Drive; 311.
Reunions
Jun. 3-5, Bryant H.S. “Blast From The Past”, 50th
anniversary of the 1961 graduating class, contact
dianneorenstein@comcast.net.
School News & Events
May 19-22, LaGuardia C.C., Alumni Art
Exhibition @ Reis Studios Experimental Space,
43-01 22nd St.; ongoing, courses at Taxi & For
Hire Vehicle Driver Institute; 718.482.5335,
http://ace.laguardia.edu/taxi.
May 21-22, St. Mary’s Afterschool Drama Guild,
Rodgers’ & Hammerstein’s “The King & I”, 70-
20 47th Ave., Winfield Auditorium, Woodside;
718.672.4848.
•Fall 2011, Queens College/NY Society of
Security Analysts, CFA® Exam Prep Courses, for
information go to www.nyssa.org/cfa.
May 14, Queens College/Choral Society &
Orchestra, Spring Concert, Colden Auditorium,
$18-20, 718-793-8080.
Senior Centers: Adult Activities
. 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.
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, Jody Oliver workshop, Artwork to
Ready-To-Wear, Mon./Fri., ESL tutoring, 4th
Wed., For Men Only; May 19, “The Fighter”;
May 24, Belle’s Players; May 25, learn or relearn
ballroom dancing; Jun. 20, art show.
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.
Queens Interagency Council On Aging
Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.,
Room 319, Kew Gardens; 718.268.5954.
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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