2000-05-17 / Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Community Meetings


*Tuesday, May 23rd,

10 a.m., Planning Commission Hearings, City Hall, Manhattan.

*7:30 p.m., Citizens For A Better Ridgewood; meet at St. Aloysius Church, 382 Onderdonk Ave.; 417-7800.

*7:30 p.m., Kew Gardens Hills CommunityCouncil; meet at 107th Police Precinct, 71-01 Parsons Blvd., Flushing; 969-5100.

*Wednesday, May 24th,

*7 p.m., PSA9 Police Resident Council; meet at Ravenswood Community Center, 35-40 21st St., Long Island City; 278-8161.

*7:30 p.m., 114th Police Precinct Community Council; meet at Riccardo’s, 21-01 24thAve., Astoria; 626-9327.

*7:30 p.m., 107th Police Community Council, 71-01 Parsons Blvd.,Flushing; 969-5100.

*8 p.m., 104th Police Precinct Community Council; meet at Covenant Lutheran Church, 60th Lane and Catalpa Avenue; 386-2446, 386-2441.

*8 p.m., 108th Police Precinct CommunityCouncil; meet at Nakwon Church, 42nd Street and Queens Boulevard; 784-5426 or 784-0192.

*8 p.m., Continental Regular Democratic Club; meet at the RegoPark Jewish Club, 97-30 Queens Blvd; 809-8191.

*Thursday, May 25th,

7:30 p.m., School Board 24, 8000 Cooper Ave., Glendale; 417-2693.

*Tuesday, May 30th,

7:30 p.m., Rego Park CoalitionAgainst Crime; meet at WaldenTerrace Meeting Room, 98-51 64th Ave; 896-5889.

*Wednesday,May 31st,

10 a.m., Planning Commission Hearings, City Hall, Manhattan.

*1 p.m., WoodhavenCultural and Historical Society; meet at Emanuel United Church, 93-12 91st Ave., Woodhaven; 846-1907.

*8 p.m., West CunninghamPark Civic Association; meet at Christ Lutheran Church, 73rd Avenue and 188th Street; 468-4298.

Arts &Entertainment

*May 17th, 24th and 31st, Wild Wednesdays Open Mike for Poets and Musicians at New World Coffee, 107-24 Continental Ave.,Forest Hills, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

*May 19th to 21st, 27th, 8 p.m. Country and Western dances and dude ranch weekend, Glendale Memorial Building, 72-02 Myrtle Ave., call 763-4328 for details.

*May 20th, 2:30 p.m., Jackson Heights Poets poetry reading at the Jackson Heights Branch Library, 35-51 81st St. For more information, call 424-6494.

*May 21st, 4 p.m., the Oratorio Society of Queens will perform Beethoven’s Choral Movement "Ode to Joy" and more. For information and tickets, call 460-0726.

*May 21st and 27th, Italian Charities of America dances. For information, call 478-3100.

*May 27th, 2 p.m. Comparison of the Italian and Italian-American Theater, Maspeth Branch Library, 69-70 Grand Ave.

*Flushing Town Hall:

May 20th, Café Society, film, Robert Altman’s "Kansas City."

May 21st, Boys Choir of Harlem, call to confirm.

May 26th, 8 p.m., Martha Wash:The Power of Spirit wraps up the current "Jazz Live" season. For tickets and additional information, call 463-7700.

*LaGuardia Community College:

May 22nd, 9:15 a.m. to 5 p.m.Jean CocteauRepertory Company two-day workshop on the theater-making process and classical literature. For more information, call 482-5060.

May 31st, 2:30 p.m., "Medea."For tickets and information call 482-5151.

*New YorkHall of Science:

The World of Jacques Yves Cousteau film series:

May 21st,The Night of the Squid and Mysteries of the Hidden Reefs.

May 28th, Coral Jungle, The Dragons of Galapagos and 500 Million Years Beneath The Sea.

Call the museum for the June films, running times, and admission at 699-0005 or visit their web site at www.nyhallsci.org.

*Queens College:

May 18th, 6:30 p.m., immigrant history of Queens in an 8-foot x 16-foot mural, Rosenthal Library. For more information, call 997-5590.

*Queensborough Community College:

May 18th, and 19th, 8 p.m., dance concert. For more information, call 631-6311.

Now to June 30th, GeoffreyDorfman oils on canvas "White &Black,"and Luis Betances "Mi Tierra"paintings and drawings, 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside. For more information, call 631-6396.

*Queens Museum of Art:

May 23rd to Oct. 1st, Art At Work:Forty Years of The Chase Manhattan Collection, Flushing Meadows–Corona Park.

First Thursdays, social, June 1st, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Video screening:"Chuck Close:Portrait in Progress," June 4th, 2:30 p.m. and June 11th, 2:30 p.m., "Behind the Scenes withDavid Hockney."

Global Gala, June 5th, 6:30 p.m.

For information and tickets, call 592-9700.

*Queens Theatre InThe Park:

May 20th, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., "Charlotte’s Web" and Marilyn Michaels Into the Millennium Concert at 8 p.m. as well as on Sunday, May 21st at 3 p.m. May 22nd, 7:45 p.m., "Forbidden Broadway Cleans Up Its Act!"

For tickets and information, call 760-0064.

Around The Borough Of Queens

Greek Cultural Center; Actor’s Workshop of Queens; GreekFolk Dance Classes and Independent Film Showcase 2000, 27-18 Hoyt Ave., South, Astoria; 726-7329.

Federation of Italian American Organizations of Queens, Inc., talent showcase, Wednesday evenings in June, July, August, 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. For more information, call 204-2444.

Jazz festival planned. Interested parties submit tapes to Partnership for Parks Astoria Waterfront Program, The Overlook 80-30 Park Ln., Kew Gardens, NY 11415, or call, 278-5331.

Forest Hills Community House, Teens’ Book Club,on Thursdays and meetings for parents or guardians of teens on Wednesdays. For information, call 592-5757.

Pomonok Neighborhood Center, Inc. Crime VictimAssistance Unit, 67-09 Kissena Blvd.,Flushing, 591-6060.

JacksonHeights Art Club, video teaching sessions Friday afternoons, 2 to 4 p.m., St.Mark’s Church, 33-50 82nd St.

Things To Do–Places To Go

Alley Pond EnvironmentalCenter

May 21st, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., rain date June 4th. APEC’s Yard Sale.

For information, call 229-4000 for details.

American Museum of the Moving Image:

May 20th and 21st, Films of Alan Rudolph; "Choose Me," "Welcome To L.A.," "Remember My Name," and "Trouble In Mind."

May 27th and 28th, "The Moderns,""Equinox," "Afterglow" and "Breakfast of Champions."

June 3rd to 25th, call the museum for films. For tickets and information, call AMMI at 784-0077.

Forest Park:

June 3rd, National Trails Day, yellow trail, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For information, call 235-4100.

Grand reopening weekend, George Seuffert Sr. Bandshell; June 9th, 7 p.m., An Evening of Opera; June 10th, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Children’s Festival and Craft fair, 7 p.m. cocktail party with the New YorkExpress swing dancers, and June 11th, Queens Symphony, 4 p.m., Forest Park Drive off Woodhaven Boulevard. For more information, call 658-8352 or 647-5036.

Greater Ridgewood HistoricalSociety

May 20th, noon to 4 p.m. Queens Genealogy Workshop meeting.

May 27th, noon to 4 p.m. Self-guided tours of the Onderdonk House.

June 3rd, noon to 4 p.m. Self-guided tours of the Onderdonk House.

June 10th, noon to 4 p.m. Self-guided tours of the Onderdonk House.

June 17th, noon to 4 p.m. Queens Genealogy Workshop meeting.

June 24th, noon to 4 p.m. Strawberry festival.

For information, call 456-1776.

King Manor Museum

May 20th, Walking Tour of Jamaica and open mike poetry, 1 p.m.

June 3rd, 1 p.m., Prospect Cemetery lecture and tour, reservation suggested.

June 10th and 11th, noon to 4 p.m., celebrate Flag Day.

For additional information, call 206-0545.

Queens 2000

May 20th, The Garden Club of Laurelton tour, call 712-4426 for information.

May 20th, "You Gotta Have Park!" Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, call 760-6561.

May 27th, Southern Queens Park Association environmental festival, call 276-4630 for information.

June 2nd to 4th, National Trails Day, call the Queens Council on the Arts at 647-3377.

June 10th, Queens Symphony Orchestra, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park; 286-2850.

Queens BotanicalGarden

Now to Sept. 30th, Children’s Garden, four seasons of outdoor adventures for ages five to 14.

June 10th, noon, Bird Tales.

Call 886-3800 for more information.

Queens County Farm Museum

May 21st, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Spring Fest.

June 3rd and 4th, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Civil War encampment weekend.

Call 347-FARM for more information.


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