2014-02-26 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Annette Hanze Alberts

Dates & times are subject to change. Recurring events are online only (scroll down). To list your event, send info to qgazette@aol.com, or 42-16 34th Ave, Astoria 11101, two weeks prior to the event.

COMMUNITY MEETINGS CLUBS

Flushing Camera Club Flushing
Camera Club Flushing Hospital,
Auditorium, 146-01 45 Ave (enter
Burling St), 718.749.0643, www.flushingcameraclub.org. 1st, 3rd & 5th
Weds, 7:15 pm - Mar 5: Competition 7
Mar 19: Theatre Photography
Veterans Homebuyers Network, VFW
Post 2348 Seminar: Understanding
the VA Home Loan Program (free)
Homebuying process; buying w/ no
money down. VFW Post 2348, 3135 41
Ave, LIC. RSVP 917.960.4260;
347.751.4902 - Mar 2, 11:30 am

GENERAL

Flushing Small Business Fair (free
admission & workshops) Meet lawyers,
bankers, micro lenders, marketing,
insurance, business, import-export professionals. Workshops: Marketing &
Social Media; Affordable Care Act. Info
212.571.1690. Flushing Library, 41-17
Main St - Feb 26, 5-8:30 pm
Free English Conversation Classes
Family Justice Center, 126-02 82 Ave.
Send full name, date of birth, phone
number, email to susanj@fjcnyc.org to
REGISTER (limited space). Childcare
avail. 3+ yrs. Fridays, Apr 25-Jun 27
Free Legal Clinics in Jackson Hts
Family law, Immigration, Health,
Housing, Employment, Tax, Public
Assist., Disability, Small Bus., more.
Chhaya CDC, 37-43 77 St, 2nd Fl. Info
718.478.3848 Second Tuesdays, 5-7 pm
Free Tax Prep Svcs., Food Bank for
NYC By Cncl. Ferreras. for those earning $50K or less, w/dependents or $18K
or less, no dependents. Transfiguration
of Christ Greek Orthodox Church, 38-
05 98 St, Corona To April 15 (Mon-
Thurs, 10 am-7 pm; Fri 10 am-5 pm; Sat
9 am-5 pm; closed Mon & Fri in March)
Fundraiser for the Miller Family Fire
destroyed their home, took one son and
left another in intensive care. Drop off
household items at 82-01 Northern
Blvd, 2A, Jackson Hts, Mon-Sat, 11
am-6 pm. Or donate online www.giveforward.com/fundraiser/5pv3/millerfamily for info, to make donations for
hospital bills and rebuilding, no amount
too small. Let others know. $1,305 collected so far, 2 % of goal of $60,000.
Glendale Chamber Commerce
Business Card Exchange, Networking
(free mtg; dinner available) BID and
experts presentations. Zum Stammtisch
Restaurant, 69-46 Myrtle Ave,
Glendale. RSVP, info 516.835.1433;

pattig213@aol.com - Feb 27, 7 pm
herematch Business networking app
matchup event. Shi Restaurant, 4720
Center Blvd, LIC. Register
https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/
register/eventReg?llr=tpem9kjab&oeid
k=a07e8v9nbzqe2b140a4
Feb 26, 6-8 pm
NY Cares Rockaway Challenge
Complete 5 or 10 projects for a prize.
www.newyorkcares.org/projects/rockaway volunteer-challenge for info, sign
up - To May 1
“Welcome to LIC” Breakfast w/ QBP
Katz ($50 LIC Partnership members/
$60nm) CUNY School of Law auditorium, 2 Court Sq., LIC. Space limited,
register: 718.786.5300 x21.
Feb 27, 8-9:30 am

ARTS, CULTURE, SPORTS

FLUSHING TOWN HALL
Northern Blvd & Linden Pl,
www.flushingtownhall.org,
718.463.7700.
The 1920s Speakeasy Music ($15)
The New Vision: Korean Folk
Painting Exhibition ($5) To Mar 30
LAGUARDIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE 31-10 Thomson Ave, LIC.
718.482.5055, www.lagcc.cuny.edu/
www.laguardiaperformingarts.org.
Advancing the Dream: Social Justice
in the 21st Century To Mar 7
LOUIS ARMSTRONG HOUSE (40
min. tours $10/$7 seniors, students,
children/ $0m, children under 4) 34-
56 107 St, Corona, group rates:
718.478.8274. www.LouisArmstrong
House.org.
SeƱor Satchmo: Louis Armstrong in
South America To Mar. 31, 2014
MUSEUM OF THE MOVING
IMAGE 36-01 35th Ave, Astoria/LIC,
718.777.6888, www.movingimage.us.
Jim Henson’s World (series):
See It Big, Musicals:
New York, New York By Scorsese
Feb 28, 7 pm
Cracking the Voiceover Code ($65/
$39m) Tix online, 718.777.6800.
Feb 27, 6 pm
Dragon (Wu Xia) Series: Fist and Sword
($12/ $9 seniors, students/ $0m; incl
gallery admission) - Feb 28, 7pm
Indie Essentials: Multiplayer
Tournaments - Feb 28, 6-8 pm
Swanberg Sampler Mar 1, 2 (Swanberg
will be at all screenings)
Queens World Film Festival
Mar 4
NOGUCHI MUSEUM ($10/ $5 seniors, student ID/ $0 under 12, NYC public H.S. ID) 9-01 33 Rd, LIC,
718.204.7088, www.noguchi.org.
Second Sundays: Noguchi’s Early
Drawings: 1927-1932 - Mar 9, 3 pm
QUEENS COLLEGE 65-30 Kissena
Blvd, Flushing, 718.997.5000.
Art Faculty exhibit Godwin-Ternbach
Museum - To Mar 29 (Artists Panels
Mar 7, 2:30; Mar 19, 5:30 pm)
QUEENS MUSEUM OF ART
Flushing Meadows Park, 718.592.
9700, www.queensmuseum.org.
Peter Schumann: The Shatterer
To Mar 30

Pedro Reyes: The People’s United
Nations (pUN) to Mar 30
Citizens of the World: Cuba in
Queens To Mar 30
Do you want the cosmetic version or do
you want the real deal? Los Angeles
Poverty Department (1986-2013)
To May 11
Sundays: Free drop-in family workshops 1:30-4:30 pm;
Exhibition tour (in English: 2 pm;
Spanish: 3 pm);
Panorama of the City of NY Tour
(English, 4 pm)
QUEENS THEATRE
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
www.queenstheatre.org, 718.760.0064.
Family Series ($14/ $100 flex pass)
-Dino Electroluminescent puppets by
Lightwires - Mar 2, 1 & 3 pm
QUEENSBOROUGH COMMUNITY
COLLEGE Performing Arts Ctr., 222-
05 56 Avenue Bayside. Info, tix
718.631.6311, www.visitqpac.org.
Arts of Cameroon: Collection of
Amadou Njoya QCC Gallery
To Mar 10
RESORTS WORLD CASINO NYC
110-00 Rockaway Blvd, Jamaica, 718
215-2828.
Mid-Winter Taste For City Harvest
Benefit w/ Chef Todd English 30 of
NY’s most popular restaurants.
Feb 26, 7 pm
SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK
32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC, 718.956.
9819, wwwsocratessculpturepark.org.
Fact of the Matter 9 artists who’ve
shown at the park. 1285 Ave. of the
Americas Art Gallery, W51 & W52 Sts,
Manhattan - To May 16

ARTS OTHER

Legacy: Photographs from Emily
Fisher Landau’s Gift to the Whitney
Museum of American Art Fisher
Landau Ctr. for Art, 38-27 30 St, LIC,
718.937.0727 - To Mar 31, 2014
Open Call for Art for Falchi Bldg.
Apply at www.localproject.org/opencalls/ local-project/in-my-borough/
DEADLINE Mar 15
Oratorio Society of Queens
Rehearsals Choral singing. Mass in F
minor by Bruckner and more for Annual
Spring concert [May 18]. FSG Hall at
Temple Beth Sholom, 172 St &
Northern Blvd, Flushing. Reservation
required 718.279.3006.
Mondays, 7:45 pm
Parkside Players’ The Uninvited ($17/
$15 seniors/ $10 under 12) Grace
Lutheran Church, 71 Rd & Union Tpke,
Forest Hills. Tix 516-520.9474, Reserv:
718.353.7388 - to Mar 1; 8 pm
(Sundays 2 pm)
Rising City Arts Community Acting
Class All ages. Music, drama, commercials. At Broadway Dance Studio, starting March.
Secret Theatre Musicals, 44-02 23 St,
LIC, tix www.secrettheatre.com,
718.392.0722.

-Shakespeare’s Richard III By the
Queens Players ($18) - Feb 27-Mar 15
See.me 5th annual Exposure Awards.
Sign up to win up to $100,000, NYC
Show, Global Photography Exhibit,
more. Network night - Mar 20
DEADLINE submission Mar 13
(http://www.see.me/exposureaward/?f=
exp14_ cp_ ony1&utm_ source=2.20.14
&utm_ campaign=2.20.14&utm_ medium= email)

DINNERS, DANCES, MORE

Judge Vallone Scholarship Dance ($65
cocktail hr, dinner-dance, raffle first prize
$2,500) Riccardo’s - Apr 5, 6:30-11:30 pm
Pancyprian Women’s Issues Network
2014 Woman of the Year Award
Honoring Helen Psaras ($90 donation)
Terrace on the Park, 52-11 111 St,
Flushing Meadows, 718.592.5000.
Mar 8, 6:30 pm

HEALTH

Blood Drive Young Israel of New Hyde
Park, 264-15 77 Ave (bring photo/signature ID; 16-76 yrs; 110 lbs+; age 16
parent’s note). Brunch will be served;
free babysitting - Mar 2, 8:45 am-2:15
(appointment, optional 718.552.6449)
EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care
206-20 Linden Blvd, Cambria Heights.
Info www.ehnc.com, 866.539.0999.
Most events are RSVP/ Registration
required, 855.283.2151; 646.476.1294.
-Healthy Living w/Chronic Conditions
Feb 26, 1:30-4 pm
-Understanding High Blood Pressure &
Medications - Feb 27, 10:30-11:30 am
-Low-Impact Zumba
Feb 28, 11:30 -12:30 & 1-2 pm
Mount Sinai Queens Free Health &
Wellness Events To register call
718.267.4333; info on yoga & blood pressure at mshq.org/events
-Blood Pressure Screening, Wednesday,
Mar 5: Dellamonica Steinway Senior Ctr,
23-56 Broadway, Astoria, 9-10 am;
Hellenic Cultural Ctr, 27-09 Crescent St,
LIC, 10:15-11 am
-Eat Heartily w/ Chef Rocco Sacramone -
Central Sushi Bar, 20-30 Steinway St,
Astoria - Feb 26, 6:30 pm
-Man to Man: Erectile Dysfunction -
Finding the Right Solution Together -
Hanac-Archbishop Iakovos Residence,
32-06 21 St, Astoria - Feb 28, 11 am
-Don’t Let Bladder Disorders Limit Your
Life - Catherine Sheridan Senior Ctr., 35-
24 83St, Jackson Hts - Mar 5, 10:30 am
-Yoga, age 50+ Douris Tower, 27-40 Hoyt
Ave South, 2nd Floor Exercise Room,
Astoria - Tuesdays, 11 am & noon (registration required)
New York Hospital Queens 56-45 Main
St., Flushing / 174-03 Horace Harding
Exwy, Fresh Meadows. Support groups,
blood drives, classes Schedule, pre-registration, info NYHQ.org events link,
718.670.1695; Gazette Ongoing Calendar
online. Bloodmobile, call 718.661.7987.

Schedule info NYHQ.org events link.
-Classes/Support Groups: Diabetes Educ.,
New Moms, Look Good-Feel Better
Female Cancer (Cancer Ctr, 56 Ave & 141
St), Man to Man Prostate Cancer (Cancer
Ctr), Kidney Disease; Stress Management
for Heart Patients; Massage Therapy and
Reflexology; Childbirth Education;
Balance and Strength Training; Tai Chi
Class; Yoga; Scrapbooking for Premie
Parents.
No-Cost Digital Mammograms and
Clinical Breast Exams American Italian
Cancer Foundation. Regularly comes to
various communities. For women age 50+
w/o insurance; 40+ w/insurance, annual
recommended. Call for info and appointment (required) near you, 877.628.9090.
YWCA 42-07 Parsons Blvd, Flushing,
www.ywcaqueens.org
-Obamacare Workshop (free)
Mar 6, 17; 10 am-noon

HISTORICAL SOCIETIES

GREATER ASTORIA HISTORICAL
SOCIETY 35-20 Broadway, 4th Fl.,
Astoria, 718.278.0700, www.astorialic.org.
History Roundtable: Black History
Month Documentary films & discussions. GAHS Public Gallery, 1 pm:
-The Loving Story - Mar 1
QUEENS HISTORICAL SOC.
Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37 Ave,
Flushing. 718.939.0647 x17.
www.queenshistoricalsociety.org.
Tag Sale Fundraiser - Mar 1, 2:30-4:30
Author Talk: Neil Gillen How Queens
became so diverse - Mar 2, 2:30-4:30
Quakers: An Ethic of Tolerance and
Respect - Mar 16, 2:30-4:30 pm
[rescheduled]

LIBRARY

QUEENS LIBRARY SYSTEM
Event schedules: visit www.queenslibrary.org/events; call Central Library
718.990.0700; individual branches.
At Many Branches:
Toddler Time Weekly, 30-min., storytime; books, songs, fingerplays. Ages 2-4
yrs. Caregivers must also attend.
Weekly Food Waste Drop-Off Bring
frozen food scraps (incl. coffee grounds,
incl. paper filter; tea bags; egg, nut shells;
bread, pasta with no toppings), No animal
products please!
Exploring Nature With Your Child
Toddlers w/caregivers, stories, art projects
Citizenship Classes American history,
government, culture, to pass the exam.
Earth Hour
Beginner, Intermediate Computer class
Job Seeking Skills classes
ASTORIA BRANCH 14-01 Astoria
Boulevard, LIC, 718.278.2220
Toddlers Nature Discovery Feb 27, 2 pm
Raptors: All About Owls age 6+ Feb 28,
4 pm (observe live owl)
Wii Gaming Dance along to Wii Just
Dance 2, 3, 4, 2014 or Kids, or bring your
own multiplayer titles to share. age 10+
Mar 4, 4:30 pm
Earth Hour Environmental science, from
water cycles, electricity, ecological; interactive fun for kids. Info
greening.queenslibrary.org - Mar 5, 3 pm
BROADWAY BRANCH
Exploring Nature w/ Your Child
Wednesdays, 1:15 pm
Grow Your Own Edible Mushrooms
Mar 1, 3:30 pm
Intro to Chair Yoga
Mar 3, 3 pm
CORONA BRANCH
Voices of the Dominican Diaspora in

Queens 2014 w/ Sen Peralta - Mar 7, 7-10
LONG ISLAND CITY BRANCH
Chi Gong Classes • Math for Adults
Origami fun • Drawing Club
Intermediate Computer
Basic Computer Spanish Speakers
ShapeUp NYC: Dance Fitness
Learn to Grow: organic gardening all
ages • Edu-Sew • ProjectArt (10-sessions) ages 8-12. various media
Job and School Readiness Workshops
Weds, To Mar 12, 3-6 pm
High School Equivalency Exam Prep:
Writing Practice Wednesdays To Mar
12, 5:30-7 pm
Applying for U.S. Citizenship
Saturdays, To Mar 15, 10:30 am-12:30pm
STEINWAY BRANCH
Green Jobs Training Mar 1, 10:30 am
Green Action Council Volunteers needed
(email lynneserpe.nyc@gmail.com)
Mar 1, 4 pm
Playgroup (toddlers w/ caregiver) play,
learn to share - Wednesdays, 11 am
Storytime Preschoolers listen to stories
and enjoy fingerplays.
Mondays (not Mar 3), 10:30 am
Crafts for the Very Young (toddlers
develop fine motor skills)
Mar 3, 11 am

PARKS & RECREATION

ALLEY POND ENVIRONMENTAL
CTR 228-06 Northern Blvd,
Douglaston, 718.229.4000, www.alleypond.com. Pre-register for ALL
events.
Young Chefs – Pepperoni Bread Roll
($24) 7-12 yrs. - Mar 1, 10:30-noon
Geocaching 101 ($24) Mar 1, 10:30-noon
Nature Detectives ($21) 3&4 yrs old
Mar 2, 10:30 am-12:30 pm
Wine Tasting Fundraiser for APEC
($60m/$65nm 4 appetizers w/ wine pairings,

wine presentation) Adults. Free
babysitting at APEC, 6:15-9:45 pm.
Papazzio Restaurant, 39-38 Bell Blvd,
Bayside - Mar 3, 6:30-9:30

SCHOOL EVENTS

Career and Professional Programs
(CAPP) Spanish speakers: Computer
incl. basic & Microsoft Office; 10 hr
OSHA Construction Training;
Childcare certification training;
Healthcare Interpreter (Spanish &
Polish). LaGuardia Community
College, 31-10 Thomson Ave, Rm M-
143, LIC, info 718.482.5481, email aceprofessional@ lagcc.cuny.edu.

SENIOR CENTERS, ACTIVITIES

Kew Gardens Community Center
80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202,
718.268.5960.
-Jeopardy Game Party celebrating
Black History Month - Feb 27, 2 pm
-New Healthy Habits - Mondays 11 am
-Writing Non-Fiction & Poetry
Workshop - Mar 10, 1:30 pm
Queens Community House 108-25 62
Dr, Forest Hills, 718.591.3377.
-QCH Board Fundraiser, West Side
Tennis Club, Forest Hills, honoring
QBP Katz, CB6 Chair Hennessy.
Sponsorships, tix www.queenscommunityhouse.org - Apr 1
-Caregiver Support Groups: RSVP
718.268.5960 x226.
1-2:30 pm: Feb 27 (Russian)
-Eviction Prevention Unit (EPU)
Negotiate w/landlords, identify emergency resources, stabilize long-term
living situation.

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