2012-03-07 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Annette Hanze Alberts.

To be considered for the Calendar listing, event info must be received at least two weeks prior to publication. Dates & times are subject to change, call to confirm.

Community Meetings

Holiday
Phagwah Parade Liberty Ave. & 133rd St. •
Mar. 11, noon
Saint Patrick’s Day Dinner Dance ($65/
$50m/spouses) The Community House, 15
Borage Pl., Forest Hills Gardens. Checks
payable in adv. to Chip Smith, 20 Beechknoll
Rd., Forest Hills, NY 11375.
Mar. 9 reservation deadline
Mar. 17, 7 - midnight
Clubs
American Legion Post 298
30-61 87th St., East Elmhurst.
1st Mon. of the month at 8 pm
American Legion & Ladies Aux. Post 118
89-02 91st St., Woodhaven, 718.846.6116
-2nd/3rd Mon. at 8 pm
Bella Italia Mia presents Mario Macaluso:
Ancient Pompeii... ($5m/ $7 nm) Christ the
King H.S., 68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Door 10,
3rd Floor, Middle Village, 718.426.1240.
Mar. 11, noon
Federation of Italian American
Organizations of Queens, Italian language
classes (adults, 12 weeks, $110) 29-21 21st
Ave., Astoria, 718.204.2444,
www.ItalianFederation.com.
Mar. 13 - June 7
Flushing Camera Club
Flushing Hospital, 45thAve. & Parsons Blvd. •
1st, 2nd, 3rd Weds., 7:30 - 10 pm
Italian Charities 83-20 Queens Blvd.,
Elmhurst, 718.478.3100.
-Italian Classes ($80)
ToApril 24, 14 weeks.
Adult, 3 levels: Tues., Weds., Thurs., 7 - 9 pm;
Children: Sat., 10 am - 12 pm
Queens Best Toastmasters Club
Public Speaking / Effective Communication.
Elmhurst Hospital, Conference Rm. A-1-15,
79-01 Broadway.
1st, 3rd, 5th Sat., 10 am - 12:15 pm
Variety Boys & Girls Club Auditions for
Seussical Jr. Ages 6-16, after-school members.
21-12 30th Rd., LIC.
To Mar. 20, 5:30 - 6:50 pm
Community Boards, Edu. & Pct.
102nd Precinct Community Council
Moose Hall 87-34 118th St., Richmond Hill.
3rd Tues.
112th Precinct Community CouncilMeeting
and Safety Seminar
68-40Austin St., Forest Hills
3rdWeds., 7:30 pm
Community Bd. 1 meeting
Astoria World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd.,
Astoria • Mar. 20, 7 pm
Community Bd. 3 meeting
82-11 37th Ave., Ste. 606, Jackson Hts.,
718.458.2707, www.cb3qn.nyc.gov.
3rd Thurs
Community Bd. 7 meeting
Union Plaza Care Ctr., 33-23 Union St.,
Flushing, 718.463.3891 • Mar. 12, 7 pm
Community Bd. 9 meeting
For location call 718.286.2686.
2nd Tues.
Comm. Educ. Council Dist. 25 (calendar &
business) meeting 30-48 Linden Pl., Room
407, Flushing • Mar. 7, 7pm
Comm. Educ. Council Dist. 26 meetings
M.S. 67, 51-60 Marathon Pkwy., Room B44A,
Little Neck • Mar. 22, business mtg: 7 pm, public mtg: 8 pm
District 30: Discuss New Construction
(I.S./H.S. 404, 1-50 51stAve., LIC)
P.S. 78, 48-09 Center Blvd., LIC.
Mar. 8, 6:30 pm
Dutch Kills Civic Assoc. meeting, guest City

Compt. John Liu
Growing Up Green Charter School, 39-37 28th
St., Astoria. Info 718.786.2049.
Mar. 8, 7:30 pm
Greater Woodhaven Devel. Corp.
St. Thomas the Apostle, 87-49 87th St., First
Floor, Woodhaven.
As of Mar. 27: 4th Tues., 7:30 pm
UFT District 26 Scholarship Application
Grades Pre-K - 12. Info 718.275.4400. Apply
now, online:
www.uft.org/files/attachments/d26-scholarship application-2011-2012.pdf Deadline
April 14 (postmark).
United Forties Civic Assoc. meeting, guest:
Joe Raskin, MTA
St. Teresa Parish Ctr., 50-22 45th St., Woodside
• Mar. 8, 7 pm
General Interest
American Icebirds Spring/Summer Youth
Ice Hockey seeks players all positions; ages
U16, U18, Bantam and Pee Wee. Email coach,
icebirds@inbox.com, 336.422.3376.
Animal Shelter/Rescue (Donations always
appreciated):
-Animal Rescue pet adoptions, 718.224.8629
or 631.420.0425.
-Bobbi and the Strays Pet Rescue &
Adoption. Adoption Center, 71-03 80 St.,
Glendale, 718.326.6070,
www.bobbiandthestrays.org /Adopt.aspx.
-Muffin’s Pet Connection helps find homes
for pets. 718.833.7988 or www.muffins.org.
CMAQ (CongestionMitigation/AirQuality)
funded projects of NYMTC Transportation
Improvement Program
Public Meeting and Public Comments, details
online:
www.nymtc.org/ files/ CMAQFFY2013-
2015Solicitation.pdf. Write to Carl King, NYC
Tranportation Coordinating Committee, 47-40
21st St. , LIC, NY 11101; fax 718.482.6686;
email: cking@dot.state.ny.us.
• Mar. 8, 4 pm: Deadline for written comments.
Crisis of the Black Male Conference, From
Learning to Leading:
-Mar. 27, 9 am - 5 pm, Medgar Evers College,
1650 Bedford Ave., Brooklyn.
-Mar. 28, 9 am - 5 pm, York College PAC, 94-
20 Guy Brewer Blvd., Jamaica, info
718.262.3772,
www.york.cuny.edu/menscenter.
Empty Bowls Event ($15 donation to Food
Bank For NYC) all ages, celebrity bowl silent
auction, music. New Homestead Home, 82-45
Grenfell St., Kew Gardens, 718.441.6614,
www.potterswheel.com/workshops.html.
Mar. 18, 4-6 pm
Family Focus Adoption Svcs. Info Mtgs.
54-40 Little Neck Pkwy., Suite 4, Little Neck.
Info 718.224.1919
How We Survived: Lena Goren, Holocaust
survivor from Greece. Meeting of Jewish
War Veterans of USA
Rego Park Jewish Center, 97-30 Queens Blvd.,
Rego Park • Mar. 18, 9:30 am
Mary Louis Academy Parent Club Night of
Chance: Casino Royale ($25)
176-21 Wexford Terrace, School Cafeteria,
Jamaica Estates, 718.297.2120.
Mar. 23, 7 pm
Queens Alliance Baseball League/ Queens
Kiwanis SportsAssoc.
Welcomes teams and players for local competitive league. Info Mike Rizzo 718.366.7717,
718.821.4487 or Bill Bellas 917.751.2682.
Queens College business forum: It’s Not
Just TV Anymore... Student Union Ballroom,
65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing, 718.997.2920 •
Mar. 16, 8-10 am
Queens Econ. Devel. Corp. seminars rsvp
www.queensny.org, click on “business svcs.”,
then “calendar”.
-Entrepreneur Space ($25 each)
36-46 37th St., LIC.
Leveraging to Promote Your Business
Mar. 14
Publicity Basics • Mar. 21
Sales: Make Your Pitch • April 14

-Start UP! Networking/Women's History
Month Celebration
Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel: Deluge
Restaurant: 135-20 39th Avenue Flushing.
Mar. 29, 6-9 pm
Sen. Addabbo sponsored events
-Tax Preparation (Free) with CUNY volunteers Majestic Marquise, 88-03 101st Ave.,
Ozone Park. Eligibility 718.738.1111 • Mar. 16,
10 am - 4 pm
Support Groups
Al-Anon
21-64 41st St., Astoria; call 718.728.2948
Co-Dependents Anonymous, Women
85-18 61st Rd., Rego Park, 718.805.1032.
Fridays, 10 - 11:45 am
Domestic Violence
37-63 76th St., Jackson Heights.
call 718.639.8370.
F.E.G.S.
Health & Human Services, 212.524.1780.
Jovenes (youth) AA
www.jovenesqueensaa.com
102-08 Northern Blvd., Corona, 718.426.7467.
Lexington Hearing & Speech Center
www.lexnyc.org • Hearing testing, infants to
seniors, 718.350.3171
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
516.326.0797, www.nami.org
Narcotics Anonymous
www.westernqueensna.org
Call 718.962.6244
OCA • www.obsessivecompulsiveanonymous.
85-18 61st Rd., Rego Park, 917.443.0355 •
Saturdays at 10:30 am
Overeaters Anonymous
www.queensoa.org
42-11 155th St., Flushing
Fridays
Sakhi for South Asian Women
call 212.714.9153, ext. 108
SMART Recovery
www.smartrecovery.org
97-29 64th Rd., Rego Park , 212.631.1198
Sundays
Strong Kids Campaign (YMCA)
238-10 HillsideAve., Bellerose, 718.479.0505.
Women’s Support Group
Kissena Jewish Center, 43-43 Bowne St.,
Flushing, info & reg. 718.461.6393.
Alternating Thurs., 10 am

Arts & Entertainment

Barnes & Noble
176-60 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows,
718.380.7077 / 7000Austin St., Forest Hills.
OpenMic Poetry • Mar. 12, 7:30 pm
Weekly Storytimes (Fresh Meadows):
(Weds. and Sat., 11 am)
-St. Patrick’s Day Storytime
Mar. 17, 11 am
St. Patrick’s Day Craft
Mar. 17, 11:30 am
Poetry Writing Workshop
Mar. 19, 7:30 pm
Flushing Town Hall
Northern Blvd. & Linden Place
Aaron Copland School of Music Guerrilla
Arts Ensemble ($5 suggested/ members, students free) • Mar. 11, 18, 25; Apr. 1; May 13,
27; 2-3 pm
Interwoven Worlds: Exploring Domestic
and Nomadic Life in Turkey ($5 sugg./ members, students free) carpets, textiles • Mar. 9 -
Apr. 29; opening reception Mar. 9, 5:30 - 7:30
pm.
Queens College Orchestra • Mar. 9, 8 pm
Interactive Arts: Goldilocks (Ricitos)
Workshop • Mar. 10, 1 pm
SEA Teatro: Goldilocks (Ricitos) & The
Three Bears • Mar. 10, 2:15 pm
Medieval Islamic Art ($5 sugg./ $0m, students) • Mar. 17, 2 pm
Jazz Jams ($10/ $0m, students, performers)
1st Weds., 7 - 10 pm
Jazz Clinics (for H.S. students) 2nd Fri. To
Jun 8, 4 - 7 pm; register 718.463.7700 x241
Collage Art of Louis Armstrong: In the
Cause of Happiness

Sat. & Sun., 12 - 5 pm • Through 2013
LaGuardia Community College
31-10 Thomson Ave., LIC. 718.482.5055,
www.lagcc.cuny.edu.
Louis Armstrong House (40 min. tours
$10/$7 seniors, students, children/ $0m, children under 4) 34-56 107th Ave., Corona,
group rates: 718.478.8274.
www.LouisArmstrongHouse.org.
Museum of the Moving Image
35th Ave. & 36th St., Astoria, 718.784.0077,
718.777.6888.
Ongoing:
-City Glow
-Behind the Screen
Persona Performa Panorama by Ming Wong
ToApril 1
Noguchi Museum ($10, $5 seniors, college
ID, $0 under 12, NYC public H.S. ID) 9-01
33rd Rd., LIC, 718.204.7088,
www.noguchi.org.
CivicAction: AVision for Long Island City
Mar. 11, 3 pm: focus on Ravenswood history.
Exhibit toApril 22.
Open Studio ($5) • 1st Sun.
Isamu Noguchi Catalogue Raisonne
Online: www.catalogue.noguchi.org.
Queens College
65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing, 718.997.5000.
In Perpetuum/forever II: Anne Pundyk &
Other Artists, “Rapunzel in the Library”
Rosenthal Library, Level Six.
-ToApril 25.
-Reception, Artists’ Talks + Performance April
4, 6 - 9 pm
-Culminating Group Exhib. Apr. 4 - 25.
Tear Jar, The Blues Musical ($23-$25/ $15
students) Lefrak Concert Hall
Mar. 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18; 3 pm, 8 pm
Magic School Bus Live! The Climate
Challenge ($12 - $18) Ages 5-8. Colden
Auditorium • Mar. 18, 3 pm
Queens College Chamber Music Live
Concert series ($95) 718.997.3800
-Lefrak Concert Hall Mar. 23, 30; Apr. 20, 27;
May 11.
QueensMuseum ofArt
www.queensmuseum.org. for program info.
Flushing Meadows Park, 718.592.9700
Queens Int’l 2012: Three Points Make a
Triangle 31 Queens artists • To May 20
World’s Fair Panorama of NYC
Ongoing
Queens Theatre
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
www.queenstheatre.org, 718.760.0064
2011 - 2012 Kids Series, ($14; $11 for 3+
shows; To Apr. 1, 2012):
-Bubblemania • Mar. 11, 1pm & 3 pm
-Beauty of Ballet Admission is free, but reservations are required. Call the Box Office at
718.760.0064 to reserve your seats • Mar. 25, 1
& 3 pm
Philadanco (Philadelphia Dance Company;
$46)
Mar. 17, 2 pm & 8 pm; Mar. 18, 3 pm
TomWopat ($44; $60)
Mar. 24, 2pm & 8 pm
Queensborough Community College
www.visitQPAC.org. for information.
222-05 56th Ave., Bayside, 718.631.6396
Moscow Festival Ballet presents Cinderella
($39 mezz./ $42 orch.)
Mar. 25, 3 pm
Secret Theatre
44-02 23rd St., LIC, 718.392.0722,
www.secrettheatre.com
Cat Lady Without a Cat ($18)
Mar. 9, 10; 2 pm & 7 pm & 8 pm
Socrates Sculpture Park
32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC; 718.956.9819.
York College Music
Concerts, visit Music @ York College
YCMC Music Movie Time: Stevie Wonder -
Live at Last (2009) Academic Core • Mar. 15,
noon
Heartbeat (poetry w/ live music, $7/ $5 students, seniors) PAC
Mar. 16, 4 pm; Mar. 17, 8 pm; Mar. 18, 3 pm;

Mar. 20, 12 pm
Life in the Key of Love: The Music of Stevie
Wonder Panel discussion, African American
Resource Ctr., Academic Core 3B04 • Mar. 19,
7 pm
Jazz at the Chapel: Film - An Evening with
Lena Horne (2006) Illinois Jacquet
Mar. 20, 7 pm
Others
A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To
The Forum (Donation $18/ $16 seniors and
children under 13) Marathon Jewish
Community Center, 245-37 60th Ave., Little
Neck, 718.229.4644 / 718.428.1580,
www.marathontheatergroup.com
Mar. 10, 17, 24, 8:30 pm; Mar. 11, 18, 25, 3 pm.
Astoria Symphony Orchestra: New York
Pastoral (Beethoven Brahms, Tchaikovsky)
($20/ $15 seniors) Federation of Chian Soc.,
44-01 Broadway, Astoria. 718.204.2550.
Mar. 11, 5 pm
Black HistoryArt Show at Queens Library:
Collage Work by Edwin G. Cadiz LIC
Library, 37-44 21st St., LIC, 718.752.3700,
www.artist-unlimited.com.
To Mar. 30.
Ensemble Leonarda in Concert: The French
Connection ($10 sugg. donation) Trinity
Lutheran Church, 31-18 37th St., LIC • Mar.
11, 3 pm
Mark Kyrkostas: Remember Me With
Music, music & dance concert ($10; $15
pair) Armenian Society Center, 39-03 Little
Neck Pkwy., at LIRR Station, Little Neck,
reservations 718.428.5650.
Mar. 9, 7 pm
Oliver! ($20/ $18 children/seniors)
Bay Terrace Jewish Center, 13-00 209th St.,
Bayside, 718.428.6363.
To Mar. 25, 3 pm & 8 pm
Tango 5 Senses/Sentidos ($30/ $27 students,
seniors/ $25 Fridays)
Thalia Spanish Theatre, 41-17 GreenpointAve.,
Sunnyside, 718.729.3880.
www.thaliatheatre.org.
To Mar. 8
Temple of Comedy ($10) Astoria Center of
Israel, 27-35 Crescent St., Astoria.
Mar. 12, wine bar 7 pm, show 8 pm
Vissi Dance Theatre honors Women’s
History Month ($20/ $15 seniors, children)
Jamaica Performing Arts Ctr., 153-10 Jamaica
Ave., Jamaica, 718.618.6170.
Mar. 17, 7:30 pm
Windows on Welfare Island, images by
Dannielle Hayes, 1968
Octagon Gallery, 888 Main St., Roosevelt
Island. • To Mar. 18.
Breakfasts, Luncheons, Dinners,
Dances
Judge Charles J. Vallone Scholarship
Dinner-Dance ($65) Tony T. Orchestra. $50
Raffle tix for prizes: $2,500, $1,500, $1,000
call now 718.545.5353. Riccardo’s by the
Bridge, 21-01 24th Avenue, Astoria • Mar. 31,
7 pm - 12 am
New York Mary From Dungloe - Irish Gala
Dance ($40) Traditional Irish music.
Most Precious Blood School Auditorium, 32-
52 37th St., Astoria, 718.361.1847.
May 19, 9 pm - 1:30 am
Health
Elmhurst Hospital Center
Flu Shots, Health Screenings
80th St. & 41stAve., Elmhurst.
Weekdays, 8 am - 2 pm
Mount Sinai Queens
Events at various locations, registration
required, 718.267.4333, (and more events
www.mshq.org/community/events)
Medication Management
Catherine Sheridan Ctr., 35-24 83rd St.,
Jackson Hts. • Mar. 7, 11am
Colon Cancer: Screenings Save Lives
Douris Tower, 2nd Fl., 27-40 Hoyt Ave. South,
Astoria • Mar. 14, 7 pm

CPR for Everyone Mt. Sinai Queens
Physicians Assoc’s., 27-15 30th Ave., Astoria •
Mar. 27, 7 pm
Samuel Field Y
Programs: Adult Ctr., Afterschool, learning disabled, singles, parents, space for parties. 58-20
Little Neck Pkwy., Little Neck, 718.225.6750
www.sfy.org.
Computer Essentials:
-Intro/Intermediate “Word” ($100)
Mar. 9, 16, 23; 10 am - 12 pm. Register
Wednesday Night Singles ($7m/ $9nm)
2nd, 4th Weds., 7 - 9 pm
New Member Open House • Mar. 14
Stretch Your Dollar Less well-known benefits, reduced rates for fixed incomes. Adult Ctr.
• Mar. 21, 12-2 pm.
Working Together to Promote Healthy
Relationships, -Discussion series
For parents of developmentally disabled children. With Cap Connect, Clearview Assistance
Program, 163-59 17th Ave., Whitestone. RSVP
at above phone, Enid Miller ext. 248, Amanda
Smith ext. 204.
Mar. 22, 29; 12 - 1:30 pm
Dancing With David - Ballroom and Latin
Thurs. 11 - 12 pm.
Partner Abuse Counseling Program
Support, referrals to shelter and legal svcs.
Ongoing
Indoor Playground, age 5 and under
Weds., 10:45 - 11:45 pm
Other
No-Cost Digital Mammograms/ Clinical
Breast Exams Mobil Van, by appointment
877.628.9090, www.americanitaliancancer.org.
Corona, Flushing, LIC, Whitestone, Woodside.
•Mar. 9, 9 am - 4 pm, JASA-Roy Reuther, 711
Seagrit Ave., Far Rockaway.
•Mar. 11, 10 am - 5 pm, Ecuadorean Int’l., 37-
47 76th St., Jackson Hts.
•Mar. 14, 9 am - 5 pm, Queens County Bar
Assoc., 89-17 Sutphin Blvd., Jamaica.
Preventing Caregiver Burnout by VNSNY,
Sen. Stavisky, Asm. Meng
Flushing YMCA, 138-46 Northern Blvd.,
Flushing. For a ride call 212.561.7424.
Mar. 8, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Historicals
Bayside Historical Society
Fort Totten Park. For info visit
www.baysidehistorical.org, or call
718.352.1548.
Art of Victorian Flower Arrangement
-Mar. 11, 2 pm: Art of Drying Flowers ($15/
$12m)
-Mar. 18, 2 pm: Dried PressedArt ($20/ $18m)
-Mar. 25: Victorian Bouquet and the Language
of Flowers ($20/ $18m)
Ongoing exhibits ($3 donation)
Native Bayside; The Castle; If The Hat Fits;
Virtual Exhibit: Take a Cruise Through the
History of Bayside 1639-2000.
Central Queens Historical Association
A source for Queens photos not available elsewhere; go to www.CQHA.net or call
917.376.4496.
Greater Astoria Historical Soc.
35-20 Broadway, 4th Fl., Astoria,
718.278.0700, www.astorialic.org.
Greater Ridgewood Historical
143-135 37th Ave., Flushing,
718.465.1776.
Open to the public Sat.
King Manor Museum
King Park, Jamaica Ave. at 153rd St., Jamaica,
718.206.0545, www.kingmanor.org. Tours &
school/group programs, Thursdays - Sundays.
Hands-On History (free workshops for families w/children) Candle-making.
Mar. 17, 12-3 pm
Talking About History: The War of 1812 in
American Caricature, lecture by Dr. Allison
Stagg (free) St. John’s University, St. John’s
Hall, Room 306, 80-00 Utopia Pkwy, Jamaica.
Mar. 22, 5 pm
Maple Grove Cemetery

83-15 Kew Gardens Road (Lefferts Blvd.)
Queens Historical Society
Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37 Ave.,
Flushing. 718.939.0647 x17.
www.queenshistoricalsociety.org.
Third Tuesday Movie Matinees ($3/$2 students and seniors/$0m)
-Peace Through Understanding: The 1964 -
65 New York York World’s Fair
Mar. 20, 1:30 pm
Mom’s Home Cooking w/ Megan Elias
($5m/ $8nm) • Mar. 25, 2:30-4:30 pm
Exhibit: Growing Up Queens: A Study of
Childhood in Our Unique Borough
Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Soc.
Emanuel United Church of Christ, 91st Ave. &
Woodhaven Blvd., 718.846.1907.
Library Highlights
Queens Library
Call 718.990.0700, or visit
www.queenslibrary.org for program information. Central Library
89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica.
-Children’s Library Discovery Center
Adjacent to Central Library • ongoing
Woodhaven Book Discussion Group
Woodhaven branch, 85-41 Forest Pkwy.,
718.849.1010 • 3rd Weds., 2 pm
Parks & Recreation
Alley Pond Environmental Center
Pre-register for ALL events. 228-06 Northern
Blvd., Douglaston, 718.229.4000,
www.alleypond.com.
Children’s nature courses (18 mos. and up),
birthday parties, all-age astronomy and adult
programs.
Toddler Time on the Weekend
($176m/$198nm) ages 24 mos. - 35 mos.
To Mar. 31, 10:30 - 11:45 am
Fort Totten
Fort Totten Visitor Center, Bldg. 502, North of
212 St. and Cross Island Pkwy.
Queens Botanical Garden
43-50 Main St., Flushing, 718.886.3800,
www.queensbotanical.org.
Photography ofAudrey Gottlieb
To May 19, artist’s talk on May 19
Children’s Garden Family Day
Mar. 10, 2-4 pm
Winter Poetry Reading and Workshop
Mar. 10, 2-3:30 pm
Wildlife PhotographyWorkshop
Mar. 10, 1-3:30 pm
Amazing World of Bamboo: Incorporating
Bamboo into Your Landscape for Beauty,
Food and Products (free)
Mar. 17, 2-3:30pm
Opening Weekend at the Garden ($4/$3/$2)
• Mar. 31 - Apr. 1, 8 am - 6 pm
Queens County Farm Museum
73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park,
718.347.3276, www.queensfarm.org.
Queens Zoo
Interactive Discovery Center
53-51 111th St., Flushing Meadows - Corona
Park; 718.271.1500 or go to
www.queenszoo.com.
Voelker Orth Museum
149-19 38thAve., Flushing,
718.359.6227, www.vomuseum.org.
Herbs in Containers • May 9, 2-3:30 pm
House Plant Care • Mar. 14, 2-3:30 pm
Bee-Keeping ($90nm/$75m; incl. text) 3rd
Weds, to June 2012, 7-9 pm
Western Queens Compost Initiative
Drop off: Greenmarket, 34th Ave. & 77th St.,
Jackson Hts. • Sun. 9 am - 12 pm
School Events
Forest Hills H.S. Craft Fair/ Flea Mkt.
Vendors wanted. 67-01 110th St., Forest Hills,
info and prices 917.747.5129, email
28Q440PA@schools.nyc.gov.
Mar. 31, Apr. 1; 9 am - 4 pm
LaGuardia Community College

31-10 Thomson Ave., LIC. 718.482.5055,
www.lagcc.cuny.edu.
-Winter Teen Academy (middle and high
school) register now, see above
To Mar. 17
St. John’s Prep Alumni Reunion: Classes of
‘82, ‘87, ‘92, ‘97, ‘02 • St. John’s Prep, Astoria,
718.721.7200 x686, email: sjpalumni@stjohnsprepschool.org.
Senior Centers, Activities
AARP
Chapter 2889, Elks Lodge, 82-20 Queens
Blvd., Rego Park, 718.898.5048.
Astoria RestorationAssoc.
HelpwithHome Energy (HEAP) Grants 31-
28 Ditmars Blvd., Astoria, 718.726.0034. •
Ongoing
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, 718.268.5011.
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.
Flushing-Fresh Meadows Jewish Center
193-10 Peck Ave., Fresh Meadows,
718.357.5100.
Forest Hills Senior Center 108-25 62nd Dr.,
718.699.1010.
Glenridge S.C. & Advisory Center
59-03 Summerfield St., Ridgewood
718.386.5136
Classic Movie Thursdays
Joint Public Affairs Committee for Older
Adults 212.402.1127.
Kew Gardens Community Center
Daily programs: art, music, dance, exercise,
meditation, writing, cooking, comedy, selfdefense, ESL, Mandarin, crafts, health,
women’s support, men’s health, etc. Call for
schedule: 718.268.5960. 80-02 Kew Gardens
Rd., Suite 202, Kew Gardens.
Coping with Aging Workshop: Injury
Prevention Mar. 16, 1 pm
Basic Sewing Class (8 sessions)
As of Mar. 21, 11 am
AARP free tax consultation
by appointment
Pomonok SeniorCenter 67-09 Kissena Blvd.,
Flushing, 718.591.3377.
Bingo • Mon. & Fri 10 am
Yoga • Thurs. 10 am
Knitting • Fri. 1 pm
Queens Interagency Council On Aging
Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.,
Room 319, Kew Gardens, 718.268.5954.
Rego Park Senior Center
93-29 Queens Blvd., Rego Park, 718.896.8511.
Free membership, classes, workshops, case
assistance. Hot lunches served.
Ridgewood Older Adult Center & Services,
59-14 70thAve., Ridgewood, 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.
Sen. Addabbo Free Events
Howard Beach Dist. Ofc. 718.738.1111,
Middle Village Dist. Ofc. 718.497.1630.
Free Tax Preparation Day with CUNY volunteers (must meet criteria, call for info)
Majestic Marquise, 88-03 101st St., Ozone
Park • Mar. 16, 10 am - 4 pm
Medicare Lectures:
-Sacred Heart Golden Age, 83-17 78th Ave.,
Ozone Park • Mar. 8, 12:15 pm
-Ozone Park Senior Ctr., 103-12 101st Ave.,
Ozone Park • Mar. 13, 10:30 am
-Maspeth Self-Help Senior Ctr., 69-61 Grand
Ave., Maspeth • Mar. 15, 10:30 am

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