2012-04-18 / 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
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
Clinton Democratic Club w/ Bill
Thompson Vallone & Vallone LLP, 25-59
Francis Lewis Blvd., Flushing,
718.428.7285 • Apr. 18, 7 pm
Flushing Camera Club
Flushing Hospital, 45th Ave. & Parsons
Blvd. • 1st, 2nd, 3rd Weds., 7:30 - 10 pm
Forest Hills Civic Mtgs. American
Legion Hall, 107-15 Metropolitan Ave.,
Forest Hills, 718.997.7014.
May 8, 7:30 pm w/ PA DeBlasio
Jun. 12, 7:30 pm w/Rep. Turner
Jewish War Veterans w/ Cncl.
Koslowitz Rego Park Jewish Ctr., 97-30
Queens Blvd., Rego Park, 718.297.7711.
Apr. 22, 9:30 am
Kiwanis Club of Maspeth Benefit
Auction ($20 incl. buffet; Items donated
for auction appreciated) Moose Lodge,
72-15 Grand Ave., Maspeth,
917.939.2814. • Apr. 19, 6 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
Rego Hills Republican Club 28th A.D.
Sizzler Restaurant, 100-27 Metropolitan
Ave., Forest Hills, 718.275.6005
3rd Tues.
United Community Civic Assoc. presents Gasland (free) Ammos/ Central
Lounge, 20-30 Steinway St., Astoria,
917.742.6975 • Apr. 18, 6:30 pm
Community Boards, Edu. & Pct.
102nd Precinct Community Council
Moose Lodge 87-25 118th St., Richmond
Hill • 3rd Tues
107th Precinct Community Council
71-01 Parsons Blvd., Flushing.
-Apr. 24, May 22, Jun. 26; 8 pm
-Aug. 7: National Night Out, Electchester
Shopping Ctr., Parsons Blvd.,
112th Precinct Community Council
Mtg. and Safety Seminar 68-40 Austin
St., Forest Hills • Apr. 18, 7:30 pm (every
3rd Weds., 7:30 pm)
114th Precinct Community Council
Mtg. Riccardo’s, 21-01 24thAve., Astoria.
Apr. 24, 7 pm
Community Bd. 3 Board Mtg. I.S. 227
Louis Armstrong School, 32-02 Junction
Blvd. E. Elmhurst, 718.458.2707,
www.cb3qn.nyc.gov • Apr. 19, 7:45 pm
(3rd Thurs.)
Community Bd. 4 mtg.
VFW Post 150, 51-11 108th St., Corona,

718.760.3141 • 2nd Tues
Community District Educ. Council 26
mtg. M.S. 74, 61-15 Oceania St., Bayside.
May 2, 7 pm
Community Bd. 9 mtg.
For location call 718.286.2686 • 2nd Tues.
COP 104, Committee of Orgs. of
Precinct 104 Our Lady of Hope
Auditorium, Eliot Ave., 71st St., Middle
Village • Apr. 18, 7:30 pm
GreaterWoodhaven Devel. Corp.
St. Thomas the Apostle, 87-49 87th St.,
First Floor, Woodhaven.
As of Apr. 24: 4th Tues., 7:30 pm
General Interest
100 Free Trees By Bayside-Whitestone
Lions Club. A&S Whitestone Nursery, 23-
02 Francis Lewis Blvd., Whitestone.
www.nyrp.org/queenstrees.
Apr. 28, 11 am - 2 pm
American Icebirds Spring/Summer U16
Youth Ice Hockey seeks players all positions ; 4 more players needed. Email
coach Bedri, 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.
Bioethics Lecture: Henrietta Lacks
LaGuardia C.C., Mainstage Theater, 31-
10 Thomson Ave., LIC, 718.482.5670 •
Apr. 23, 1-2 pm
Recycle Electronic Waste for free St.
John’s Univ. Alumni Parking Lot.
Apr. 28
Veterans Job Readiness Workshop,
sponsored by Sen. Addabbo & Asm.
Miller Shops at Atlas Park, 8000 Cooper
Ave., Glendale. Info 718.738.1111.
Apr. 27, 10 am - 3 pm (bring resume)
Jun. 8
Woodside on the Move’s Youth Festival
Windmuller Park, Woodside.
Apr. 29, 12-5 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.
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
Narcotics Anonymous
www.westernqueensna.org
Call 718.962.6244
OCA 85-18 61st Rd., Rego Park,

www.obsessivecompulsiveanonymous,
917.443.0355 • Saturdays at 10:30 am
Overeaters Anonymous
www.queensoa.org
42-11 155th St., Flushing Fridays
SMART Recovery
www.smartrecovery.org
97-29 64th Rd., Rego Park , 212.631.1198
Sundays
Strong Kids Campaign (YMCA)
238-10 Hillside Ave., 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 / 7000 Austin St., Forest
Hills.
Weekly Storytimes (Fresh Meadows):
(Weds. and Sat., 11 am)
-Earth Day Storytime: Dr. Seuss’ The
Lorax, etc. • Apr. 21, 11 am
-Skippyjon Jones guest appearance
Apr. 28, 11:30 am
-Eric Carle, The Very Hungry
Caterpillar, etc. May 2, 11 am
Educator Open House (latest educ.
games, fundraising, giveaways, discounts)
Apr. 18, 3:30-5:30 pm
R.A. Dickey: Wherever I Wind Up...
Mets pitcher/author appearance.
Apr. 21, 6 pm
Pearls of Wisdom: 30 Inspirational
Ideas...Authors sign and discuss the book.
Apr. 28, 1:30 pm
Flushing Town Hall
Northern Blvd. & Linden Place,
718.463.7700, www.flushingtownhall.org.
Interwoven Worlds: Exploring
Domestic and Nomadic Life in Turkey
($5 sugg./ members, students free) carpets, textiles • To Apr. 29
Queens Symphony Orchestra
Apr. 20, 8 pm (first-come, first-served)
Annual Gala Apr. 19, 6 pm
Earth Day Festival for Families
Apr. 22, 1 pm (first-come, first-served)
Ben Alison Band Apr. 28, 7:30 pm
What a Wonderful World..., Ricky
Riccardi, archivist signs and discusses
his book ($5/ $0m) Apr. 29, 2-3 pm
Aaron Copland School of Music
Guerrilla Arts Ensemble ($5 suggested/
members, students free)
May 6, 13, 27; 2-3 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/
www.laguardiaperformingarts.org.
For Rent by Ozen Yula ($5-$10)
LaGuardia Performing Arts Center, tix
718.482.5151
To Apr. 21, 2:30 & 7:30 pm
Vincent Who? Guest, Director Curtis
Chan Info 718.482.5276.
Apr. 19, 6-7:30 pm

Birmingham Reunion (The African
Slave Trade: Its Aftermath in America)
LPAC, Little Theater, 718.482.5151.
Apr. 20, 7:30 pm
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.
Family Concert: What is New Orleans
Jazz? ($12-28, free pre-concert activities) Rose Theater, Broadway & 60th St.,
Manhattan. Tix www.jalc.org.
Apr. 21, 1 & 3 pm
Museum of the Moving Image
35th Ave. & 36th St., Astoria,
718.784.0077, 718.777.6888.
Michael Glawogger, retrospective
Apr. 19-29
Havana Film Festival New York
Apr. 20-22
Aardman Features (Wallace & Cromit,
etc.) • Apr. 25 - May 13
the Pirates! Band of Misfits
Apr. 25
JODI: Street Digital Changing
Exhibitions Gallery • to May 20
We Tripped El Hadji Diouf
Museum lobby • To May 22
Restless: Films and Other Works by
Mircea Cantor Amphitheater Gallery
To May 6
Ongoing:
-See It Big! (series)
-Fist and Sword (series)
-City Glow
-Behind the Screen
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.
Civic Action: A Vision for Long Island
City • To April 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.
To Apr. 25, Culminating Group Exhib.
Queens Symphony Orchestra: 1001
Voices • To Apr. 29
Aaron Copland School of Music:
LeFrak Concert Hall, except where noted;
tix 718.793.8080, Office open M,W,F.
Concerts nearly daily, for info
www.qc.cuny.edu/calendars/music.php/
718.997.3800, www.qc.cuny.edu/music.
QC Orchestra; Leo Kraft; BA Student
Flute Recital; Brass Studio Recital;
Balkan Music; Vocal, Baroque Ens.;
Queens Symphony Orch.; Electronic
Music; Brass Ens.; Percussion Ens.
Queens College Chamber Music Live
Concert series ($95) 718.997.3800
LeFrak Concert Hall, Apr. 20, 27; May 11
Fred Garbo Inflatable Theater Co.
($12-18) Colden Aud. • Apr. 22, 3 pm
Queens Museum of Art
Flushing Meadows Park, 718.592.9700,
www.queensmuseum.org.
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.
Heat Wave: The Jack Cole Project
($250 Opening Night Gala/ $42-$49
other shows) RSVP Barbara Matovu,
718.760.0686 x161, bmatovu@queenstheatre.org • May 3-20, May
9 Opening Gala, 5:15 pm cocktails & dinner, curtain 7 pm.
$pent ($25) Studio Theatre.
Apr. 27 - May 6
Queensborough Community College
Performing Arts Ctr., 222-05 56th Avenue
Bayside. Info, tix 718.631.6311,
www.visitqpac.org.
Rex Reed’s The Man That Got Away: Ira
Without George (Gershwin) ($35)
Apr. 22, 3 pm
Socrates Sculpture Park
32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC, 718.956.9819.
York College Music
Concerts almost daily, Info: Music @
York College. 94-20 Guy R. Brewer
Blvd., Jamaica, 718-262-2000.
April Lee James ($10 suggested donation) PAC • Apr. 20, 7 pm
Clifton Anderson ($20/ $10 students,
seniors) • Apr. 28, 7 pm
Others
American Bolero Dance Co: Tablao
Flamenco ($25/ $20 seniors/ $17 children under 12) Chian Federation, 44-01
Broadway, Astoria. ABDC 718.392.8888,
www.ambolero.com; credit card Brown
Paper Tickets 800.838.3006,
www.brownpapertickets.com.
Apr. 20, 8:30 pm; dinner seating 7:30 pm
Annie ($12 sugg’d.) Gingerbread Players
of Saint Luke’s Church, 85 Greenway
South, Forest Hills, 718.268.7772,
www.gingerbreadplayers.org.
Apr. 21-29, 2:30 pm & 7:30 pm
Anthropology Museum of the People of
New York 64-19 Kissena Blvd., Kissena
Hall at Queens College, Flushing,
718.428.5650,
www.anthropologymuseum.org.
-After Water There is Sand
Apr. 20, 7 pm
-Video of the Month Film Series Thurs.
Apr. 26, May 24.
Bilingual Theatre Movement & Dance
for Children ($150, 12 classes) Thalia
Spanish Theatre, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave.,
Sunnyside, 718.729.3880,
www.thaliatheatre.org • To Jun. 23, 10 am
- 12 pm
Bloom Time Holiday Inn Manhattan
View, 39-05 29th St.; Space Realty Group
Gallery, 29-09 39th Ave., LIC • Apr. 20 -
Aug. 30; reception May 16, 6-8 pm.
Edwin G. Cadiz: Collage in Context
Langston Hughes Community Library &
Cultural Center, 100-01 Northern Blvd.,
Corona, 718.651.1100,
www.libraryactioncommittee.org. • To
Apr. 30; opening reception Apr. 21.
Green Space 37-24 24th St., Ste. 301,
LIC, 718.956.3037.
www.GreenSpaceStudio.org.
-Green Space Blooms • Apr. 20, 21, 22
-Take Root ($15) • Apr. 28, 8:30 pm
-Fertile Ground ($10) • Apr. 29, 7 pm
In Laws From Tirana Greek Cultural

Ctr., 26-80 30th St., Astoria,
718.726.7329, e-mail:
reservations@greekculturalcenter.org.
To May 6, 4 & 8 pm
Into the Woods Open auditions: teens,
adults for Aug. production. Community
United Methodist Church, 75-27
Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village. Info
718.894.8654.
Apr. 29, 2-4 pm; Apr. 30 7-9 pm
Maram Windows Gallery: Receipts by
Greg M. Stowell, b&w photographics
Maram Pharmacy, 77-01 37th Ave.,
Jackson Hts., www.frankfrdgallery.net
To Apr. 20
Sacred Music Chorale of Richmond
Hill Spring Concert ($15/ $12 seniors,
students) St. John’s Lutheran Church, 86-
20 114th St., Richmond Hill, info
www.richmondhillny.com/ArtsSMC.
Apr. 22
School For Murder! Comedy-Murder-
Mystery-Dinner show ($45) Riccardo’s,
21-01 24th Ave., Astoria, 718.721.7777
Jun. 15, 8 pm
Dinners, Dances, Fundraisers
Center for the Women of NY Annual
Luncheon ($125) Guests: Asm. Nolan,
Matilda Cuomo, Cncl. Crowley, Asm.
Meng, Asm. Braunstein et al. Awards,
silent auction. Douglaston Manor, 63-20
Commonwealth Blvd., Douglaston, RSVP
718.793.0672, www.cwny.org.
Apr. 28, 12-4 pm (Apr. 19 deadline)
Flag Day Dinner ($30 adv.) Riccardo’s
by the Bridge, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria.
RSVP, e-mail queensflagday@live.com,
212.935.5700 • Apr. 26, 6:30 pm
Magnanini Winery ($75) wine tasting, 6-
course dinner, dancing. Near Newburgh,
reservations, Eleanor 718.457.4816. $40
deposit • July 8
Recognizing Leaders Fundraiser ($60
ea./ $100 couple; proceeds to Boys &
Girls Club Sunnyside/Woodside) St.
Raphael’s School Gymnasium, 48-25 37th
St., LIC, 917.670.5666.
May 19, 7-11 pm
Translating from Old World to New:
Literature and Music from Eastern
Europe ($10) Da Mikelle Rest., 102-39
Queens Blvd., Forest Hills. RSVP
www.queenscoucilarts.org, info
www.cqy.org/Authors!
Apr. 24, 6:30-8:30 pm
Health
Central Queens Y 67-09 108th Street,
Forest Hills.
Computer / Email Basics ($88m/ $121
nm each) register 718-268-5011 x160,
email olderadults@cqy.org.
Weds., 11 wks, to Jun. 13.
-Computer: 11:45 am - 1:15 pm
-Email: 10-11:30 am
Parenting Workshop w/ Dr. Anthony
Wolf, The Secret of Parenting ($5
adv./$10 door) info 718.268.5011 x151
Apr. 18, 7 pm
Turning a Setback into Affirmation of
Life: Lee Kravitz, Unfinished Business
($6 donation) • Apr. 23, 1:30 pm

Elmhurst Hospital Center
Flu Shots, Health Screenings
80th St. & 41st Ave., Elmhurst.
Weekdays, 8 am - 2 pm
Mount Sinai Queens
Events at various locations, registration
required, 718.267.4333, (reg. and more
events www.mshq.org/community/events)
Breast Screening & Education
Apr. 18, 5-8 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.
Wednesday Night Singles ($7m/ $9nm)
(2nd, 4th Weds., 7 - 9 pm)
-Cooking for One or Two w/ Joe Pepitone
($12) • Apr. 25
Growing Up on the Autism Spectrum:
Developing a Puberty and Sexuality
Plan RSVP, info Amanda Smith
718.225.6750 x204 • Apr. 25, 7-8 pm
Getting Ready for Retirement
May 2, 7-9 pm
Partner Abuse Counseling Program
Support, referrals to shelter and legal svcs.
Ongoing
Historicals
Bayside Historical Society
Fort Totten Park. For info visit
www.baysidehistorical.org, or call
718.352.1548.
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, Thurs. - Sun.
Hands-on History: Music, Mozart &
The Manor • Apr. 21, 12-3 pm
Maple Grove Cemetery
83-15 Kew Gardens Road; The Center at
Maple Grove, 127-15 Kew Gardens Rd.,
Kew Gardens, 718.523.1876.
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)
Exhibit: Growing Up Queens: A Study
of Childhood in Our Unique Borough
Others
40 Historic Sites Open House (free) and
Vote online (grants) Apr. 26 & info:
www.PartnersinPreservation.com.

May 5, 6 open houses
Roosevelt Island Historical Society:
Cherry Blossom Walk ($10 donation)
The Octagon, 888 Main St., Roosevelt
Island, reservations 212.688.4836,
222.RIHS.US. Info www.rihs.us.
Apr. 21, 11 am
Gatsby’s “West Egg” and “The Slender
Riotous Island” in the 1920s Lecture by
Dr. Natalie Naylor. Woodhaven Cultural
and Historical Society, 93-34 91st Ave.,
Woodhaven • Apr. 25, 1 pm
Library Highlights
Queens Library
Call 718.990.0700, or visit
www.queenslibrary.org for program information. Central Library:
89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica.
-Committees & Board of Trustees Mtgs.
Apr. 19, 4:30, 6:15 pm
-Children’s Library Discovery Center
Adjacent to Central Library • ongoing
Langston Hughes Branch 100-01
Northern Blvd., Corona, 718.651.1100.
-Masters of the Mic • Apr. 21, 3 pm
-Professin’ the Blues, B 4 Quo’tet
Apr. 21, 4:30 pm
-Michael Poast: Large Steel Sculpture
To May; Reception Apr. 21, 2-5 pm
Russian Festival Flushing Branch, 41-17
Main St., 718.661.1200.
Apr. 21, 12-4:30 pm
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 programs: weekday,
weekend, spring break and afterschool for
ages 18 mos. thru high school.
-Birthday parties
-Registration for fall classes Apr. 28
Earth Week Community Forum series,
a Natural History of Queens ($8ea./ $24
series):
-NYC Water Supply System
Apr. 24, 7:30 - 9 pm
-Oakland Lake
May 1, 7:30 - 9 pm
Earth Day Events:
-Friend of the Environment
Fundraising Reception ($25)
Apr. 21, 6-7:30 pm
-Concert: Folksinger John Flynn ($25)
Apr. 21, 8 pm
-Walk for APEC ($10/free under 6)
Apr. 22, 9 am regist. (walk 10 am)
-Live Animal Program ($15/ fam. discounts) • Apr. 22, 1 pm
Timid Turtles ($15m/ $21nm)
Apr. 21, 1:30-3:30 pm (ages 4-6)
Apr. 28, 1:30-3:30 pm (age 3)
Reptiles and Amphibians of NY/NJ
Region • Apr. 18, 8 pm
Forest Park Union Tpke. & Park Lane
“Wildman” Steve Brill Foraging ($20/
$10 under 12) RSVP deadline Apr. 21,

11:45 am • Apr. 22, 11:45 am - 3:45 pm
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 of Audrey Gottlieb
To May 19, artist’s talk on May 19
Queens County Farm Museum
73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park,
718.347.3276, www.queensfarm.org.
Children’s Carnival ($10, incl. rides)
Apr. 21, 22; 11 am - 6 pm
Antique Auto Show ($5/ $2 ages 6-12)
Apr. 29, 11 am - 4 pm
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 38th Ave., Flushing,
718.359.6227, www.vomuseum.org.
Environmentally Friendly Gardening
Apr. 18, 2-3:30 pm
Bee-Keeping ($90nm/$75m; incl. text)
3rd Weds, to June, 7-9 pm
Western Queens Compost Initiative
Drop off: Greenmarket, 34th Ave. & 77th
St., Jackson Hts. • Sun. 9 am - 12 pm
School Events, Reunions
DOE H.S. Closures joint public hearing
Comments invited: 212.374.7621.
Apr. 19, 6 pm: John Adams H.S., 101-01
Rockaway Blvd., Ozone Park.
IMTI Open House (Industrial Mgmt. &
Training Instit.) Evening certification
classes in electrical, HVAC, plumbing,
electronics systems, solar tech. Financial
aid info. Con Edison Learning Ctr., 43-82
Vernon Blvd., LIC. Info www.IMTI.edu,
718.786.9298 • Apr. 24, 7-9 pm

LaGuardia Community College
31-10 Thomson Ave., LIC. 718.482.5055,
www.lagcc.cuny.edu.
-Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses
at LAGCC. 11 sessions, business ed. program. Applications now being accepted
(www.laguardia.edu/10KSB) for session
starting May 24 - Aug. 18. Info
718.730.7400
Long Island City H.S. 50th Reunion
($80) Riccardo’s by the Bridge, 21-01
24th Ave., Astoria. Contact
SallyHelen@nyc.rr.com.
May 19, 7 pm - 12 am
Mater Christi ‘76 Alumni (informal)
Reunion Location, time TBA. Contact
Monica Naranjo Wilkens, 732.899.8221,
hwilkens2504@comcast.net • Apr. 21
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.
-Meetings 1st & 3rd Weds., 12 pm
-Apr. 18, update on Medicare
Astoria Restoration Assoc.
Help with Home 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, self-defense, ESL, Mandarin, crafts,
health, women’s & men’s support &
health, etc. Call for schedule:
718.268.5960. 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd.,
Suite 202, Kew Gardens.
Basic Sewing Class (8 sessions)
To May 16, 11 am
Photography Exhibit (members, community) Registration, advice, support:
Apr. 30, 11 am • May 3, exhibit
AARP free tax consultation
by appointment
Peter Cardella Senior Citizen Ctr.
68-52 Fresh Pond Rd., Ridgewood,
718.497.2908/ TTY 718.497.2589
Grand re-opening
Apr. 26, 10 am, RSVP
Pomonok Senior Center 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 70th Ave., 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
Self-Defense Class w/ Evon Reyes at
AARP Elks Club (see above)
Apr. 18, 1 pm
Free Senior Medical ID Cards (w/ Asm.
Hevesi) Middle Village Senior Ctr., 69-10
75th St., Middle Village, 718.738.1111.
Apr. 27, 10 am - 4 pm
Steinway S.C. 20-43 Steinway St.,
Astoria; 718.728.8472.
Lunch Special
Suggested contribution $1.50 age 60+,
$3.50 under age 60 • Mon. - Fri.
Sunnyside Community Services Center
for Active Older Adults
43-31 39th St., Sunnyside, 718.784.6173.
Street Fairs, Fleas, Markets
Italian Charities Flea Mkt. 83-20
Queens Blvd., Elmhurst, 718.478.3100.
Apr. 21, 9 am - 4 pm
Kiwanis Neighborhood Flea Mkt. ($40
vendors) Maspeth Federal Parking Lot,
Grand Ave. & 69th St., Maryanna Zero
718.326.2400.
Apr. 29, 10 am - 3 pm (set up 7:30)

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