2007-04-18 / Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Calendar compiled by Susan Cleary

Community Meetings

Associations Apr. 19, 7:30 p.m., United Community Civic; Augustana Lutheran Church, 69-05 Ditmars Blvd., Astoria Heights; 718.932.5415.

May 10, 7:30 p.m., sharp, Dutch Kills Civic; St. Patrick's School Hall, 39- 28 28th St., LIC; 718.786.2049. Boards Apr. 18, May 9, Jun. 13, 7:30 p.m., Board 8; Hillcrest Jewish Center, 183- 02 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows; 718-264-7895.

Apr. 19, 7:30 p.m., sharp, Board 3; I.S. 227, 32-02 Junction Blvd., East Elmhurst; 718.458.2707.

May 1, Jun. 5, 7 p.m., Board 4; VFW Post 150, 51-11 108th St., Corona; 718.760.3141.

May 9, Jun. 13, 7:30 p.m., sharp, Board 6; Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd.; 718.263.9250.

May 15, 7 p.m., Board 1; Astoria World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd.; 718.786.3335. Community Councils

Apr. 24, 8 p.m., 107th Precinct, Parsons Blvd., Flushing. Community Education Councils Apr. 18, Region 4, District 30; P.S. 235, 30-14 29th St., LIC.; May 8, P.S. 92, 99-01 34th Ave., Corona; Jun. 12, I.S. 230, 73-10 34th Ave., Jackson Heights; 718.391.8380.

May 2, Jun. 6, 7 p.m., Region 3, District 25; Regional Operations Center, 30-48 Linden Pl., Flushing; 718.281.3786. Others Apr. 18, 8 p.m., Queens County Conservative Party; American Legion Continental Post 1424, 107-15 Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills; 718.748.6505. Apr. 18, 2:15 p.m., International Socialist Organization; LaGuardia Community College, 31-10 Thomson Ave., LIC; Apr. 21, 6:30 p.m., Community United Methodist Church, 81-10 35th Ave., Jackson Heights; 917.319.7008.

Apr. 18, 8 p.m., COP 104; Dance Club International, 75-47 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village; 718.651.5865.

Apr. 18, May 16, Jun. 20, 7 p.m., sharp, Jackson Heights Beautification Group Garden Club; Community Church, 35th Avenue; 718.651.7745.

Apr. 19, May 3, 17, Jun. 7, American Legion Post 1836, Boulevard Gardens.

Apr. 23, 8 p.m., Woodhaven Business Improvement District; LeCordon Bleu Caterers, 96-01 Jamaica Ave.

Apr. 26, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. NYS Department of Transportation; DeVry Institute of Technology, Rm. 301, 30-20 Thomson Ave., LIC: 718.482.4683.

Apr. 26, 10:30 a.m., Land Use Hearings, Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Rm. 213, Kew Gardens.

Apr. 30, 6 p.m., Hearing Loss Association of Queens, 30th Avenue, Jackson Heights; 718.350.3183.

Arts & Entertainment

Museum of the Moving Image April, Model: Fashion in Film Festival; The Real Edie Sedgwick Films; Independence World Cinema Showcase: Thai and Cuban films; Tut's Fever Movie Palace: Classic Movie Serials, call for run time and film specifics, 35th Avenue at 36th Street, Astoria; 718.784.0077. P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center To Apr. 29, Abbas Kiarostami photography and media installation, Painting Gallery and Drawing Gallery, 22-25 Jackson Ave., LIC; www.ps1.org, www.wps1.org., www.moma.org. Queens College Apr. 29, KIDSCLASSICS: The Beat Goes On, LeFrak Hall; to May 31, Grandeur of Islamic Art in Images, Godwin-Ternbach Museum, Klapper Hall; to Jul. 30, Light to Dark: Paintings and Works on Paper, Art Center; 718.997.3770; fees vary, call the school of music for other performances, 65-30 Kissena Blvd. Flushing; 718.793.8080. Queens Museum of Art Apr. 19, Private Treasures: Four Centuries of European Master Drawings; Apr. 20, Immigrant History Week Exhibition "ID" & Events with Local Project Family; Apr. 21, Documentary Screening & Discussion "Sentenced Home", Immigrant History Week Exhibition "ID" & Events with Local Project Culminating Event: Musical Performance & Panel Discussion, Hands On New York Day in Linden and Corona Park; Apr. 22, Jewish Culture Fest 07: Voices of Children, CINEMAROSA: Bubbeh Lee & Me, A Different War, My Sister, My Bride; Live Musical Perfomance by Divahn; Apr. 23, The Nasty Girl; Flushing Meadows- Corona Park, 311. Queens Theatre in the Park Apr. 21, Niu Niu and Joo Young Oh in concert, Queens College, LeFrak Hall, $28/$20; Apr. 18-22, 2nd Annual Bank of America Asian Cultural Festival 2007; Flushing Meadows- Corona Park; 718.760.0064 or www.queenstheatre.org. Others Apr. 20, Flushing Town Hall, Duke Ellington Society Jazz Series: Loren Schoenberg's All-Stars Band Performs In A Sentimental Mood Concert, $40 n.m., 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing; 718.463.7700, Ext. 222.

Apr. 20, LaGuardia Community College/New York Deaf Theatre, Celebration of Deaf History, Culture and Language, Little Theatre, 47th Avenue, LIC; www.laguardia.edu.

Apr. 21, Vocalist/writer Andy Guthrie; Dominie's Hoek, 48-17 Vernon Blvd., LIC; 718.706.6531.

Apr. 21, 22, Saturday/Sunday, 4 & 8 p.m. Boleros: A Tres Voces, $25, 41- 17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside; 718.729.3880. Apr. 21, Flushing Council on the Arts, Jazz and Poetry Marathon "3rd Annual OTHERwords/OTHERworlds"; to Apr. 22, 6 @ 30 Developing Artists in Queens, Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing; 718.463.7700.

Apr. 28, Bella Italia Mia, Lucille Gorton's "The Me I am…And Used To Be"; Christ the King H.S., 68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village; 718.426.1240.

Apr. 28, Goliard Concerts, NoorSaaz: Jalili Ensemble, $15/$10; Steinway Reformed Church, Ditmars Boulevard; 718.728.8927.

Apr. 28, 29, Artspace at Athanasiades Cultural Center, "Water & Oil Do Mix!" exhibit, 30-98 42nd St., Astoria.

Apr. 29, Carol Sudhalter's International Quintet, $15/$12; Women's Studio Center, 21-25 44th Ave., LIC; www.astoriamusic.org/calendar.html.

To Apr. 29, Athanasiades Cultural Center "O1 NEOPLOUTO1", $20, 30- 98 42nd St., Astoria.

Breakfasts, Luncheons, Dinners,

Fleas, Fairs, Fundraisers

Apr. 21, Ridgewood Older Adult Center flea market, vendors wanted, tables $25, refreshments, goodies galore, rain or shine, 59-14 70th Ave.; 718.456.2000.

Apr. 26, Center for the Women of New York 20th Annual Dinner & Awards, music, entertainment, silent auction, raffles, $100 p.p.,; Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel, 135-20 39th Ave., Flushing; 718.793.0672.

Apr. 28, Fathers' Guild of St. Francis Preparatory H.S., Second Annual Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre "Murder at the Godfather's Wedding", proceeds benefit students, seating is limited, dinner selections provided by Outback Steakhouse, $45 p.p.; 718.423.8810, ext. 203.

Apr. 29, Central Astoria Local Development Corporation, Steinway Street between 28th and 34th Avenues, four blocks, one day.

Apr. 29, Socrates Sculpture Park/Noguchi Museum, "Kite Flight Skyscrapers!", 32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC: 718.956.1819.


Apr. 19, Queens Community House/Forest Hills S.C., lecture/cancer care; Apr. 24, lecture/What is Physical Therapy?; 718.699.1010. Apr. 21, Queens Centers for Progress, 32nd Annual 5-Mile Hike for Health, brunch follows at the Palace Diner, 81-15 164th St., Jamaica; 718.380-3000, ext. 325.

Historical Events

Apr. 28, Greater Astoria Historical Society, Celebrate Earth Week! East River waterfront parks walking tour, meet at Ditmars and Shore Boulevards; Quinn's Gallery, 4th Floor, 35-20 Broadway, LIC; 718.278.0700.

Items of Community Interest

Apr. 18, Queens College, "The Impact of Oil Exploration on Human Rights," Student Union, 4th Floor; Apr. 19, "The Impact of Global Warming on Health, Water and Biodiversity," Student Union Corner Bistro, 65-30 Kissena Blvd. Flushing; 718.793.8080.

To Apr. 18, LaGuardia Community College,"How to Run for Public Office in New York City", 31-10 Thomson Ave., LIC; 718.482.7244.

To Apr. 21, Sunnyside Community Services, National Volunteer Week, 43- 31 39th St.; 718 784-6173, ext. 401.

Apr. 22, Mid-Atlantic Knights and Daughters of Vartan, 92nd Anniversary Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide and Memorial Service, Times Square, free, to participate call, 212.764.8730 or 973.827.2487.

Apr. 22, 23, Queens College, Conference on World Jewry: "Is It 1938 Again?", $35 p.p., LeFrak Hall, 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing; 718.997.4532.;

Apr. 24, American Red Cross, "Here & Now" Programs and Services for Residents, Businesses, 138-02 Queens Blvd., Briarwood; 718.558.0053.

Apr. 28, 112th Precinct Graffiti Clean Up in Forest Hills and Rego Park, 68- 40 Austin St., Council112@yahoo.com.

Library Highlights

Apr. 18, The Beaded Prayers Project, How We Came to Queens; Apr. 19, An Evening with Gennaro Kravitz; Apr. 20, Mayan Festival; Apr. 21, Hypothetical Theatre Company; Apr. 22, "La Voce Di Napoli" Dino Rosi, From Italy with Love concert, Russian Festival, Dastaar (Turban); call for venue locations; 718.990.0700.

Parks & Recreation

Alley Pond Environmental Center (APEC) Apr. 20, Twilight Spring Peeper Walk, $5 n.m.; Apr. 21, APEC Square Dance, $10 n.m., pre-registration required, April Showers, $18 n.m.; Apr. 21-May 19, Nature Photography Course, $15/5 sessions; Apr. 28, Arbor Day Celebration, plant a tree, free, Little Chefs- Ladybugs are Everywhere, $18 n.m., 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston; 718.229.4000. Flushing Meadows- Corona Park Starting Apr. 28, American Small Craft Association, (TASCA) sail-boat lessons on Meadow Lake, $275 for 9 on-water lessons and 2 in-class lectures, www.sailtasca.org or 718.699.1951. New York City Parks-Borowide Apr. 21, May 26, volunteers needed for forest restoration, venues vary; to Apr. 28, National Garden Month culminates with the NYC Grows Festival in Union Square Park, Manhattan, www.nyc.gov/parks or 311.

Apr. 22, "Wildman" Steve Brill. Hunt for Sweet Cicely in Forest Park, Union Turnpike and Park Lane, donation $12 adults, $6 children (exact change); 914.835.2153, reserve at least 24 hours in advance. Queens Botanical Garden Apr. 18, All About Bees, $5 n.m.; Apr. 21, Lawn Care, free; Apr. 21-Jun. 16, Children's Garden, $120 n.m., Main Street, Flushing; 718.886.3800. Queens County Farm Museum Apr. 21, 22, Children's Carnival, rides, games, zoo and entertainment, $8 p.p., height rules apply at all rides; Apr. 29, 29th Annual Antique Auto Show, $5/$2 p.p., 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park; 718.347.3276. Queens Zoo Ongoing, interactive discovery center, puppet shows, 53-51 111th St., Flushing Meadows- Corona Park; 718-271-1500 or go to www.queenszoo. com.


May 17, District 30 Second Annual Family Reunion, $35 p.p, hot/cold buffet, cash bar; Riccardo's 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria; RSVP by May 10, 718.391.8380.

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