40 THE COURIER SUN • APRIL 24, 2014 FOR BREAKING NEWS VISIT www.couriersun.com happenings >APR24-30 EDITOR’S PICK THURSDAY, APRIL 24 The Broad Channel Civic Association will hold its April 2014 meeting at the Broad Channel VFW Prince-Wynn Post #260 on Shad Creek Road at 7 p.m. The meeting will commence with the fi nal public presentation by the New York Rising Broad Channel Community Development Conceptual Plan Committee, followed by DOT, DDC and contractor discussions regarding the pending start of the Broad Channel Flood Mitigation Project (New Bulkheads/Street Raisings) for West 11th, 12th and 13th Roads. The Maspeth West End Block association will be holding a meeting at 7 p.m. at Trinity St. Andrews Church on 60th Street between 60th Road and 60th Street in Maspeth. The guest speaker will be Alex Maureau from Relay For Life-Middle Village. Please bring all of your community issues and neighbors with you. All local elected offi cials have been invited. SATURDAY, APRIL 26 Summer is the time for kids to get up, get out and grow. But for some kids, exposure to activities that stimulate the body and mind ends with the school year. In fact, research shows that kids are prone to gain more weight and fall behind in studies. On April 26, the LIC Y will celebrate Healthy Kids Day, our national initiative to improve the health and wellbeing of kids. The LIC YMCA is located at 32-23 Queens Boulevard, LIC. SUNDAY, APRIL 27 The About Boating Safety class will be taught by qualifi ed U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary instructors at Fort Totten in Bayside. The class runs from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. The fee is $75, learning materials included. Preregistration is required for driving a car on the base at Fort Totten. For information contact Ralph Traub at 347-336-5866. A Connection Through Language And Dance The Aramaic Project presents Jesus and India, A Connection Through Language And Dance, a program that examine the history of the ancient language in India, which from the time of St. Thomas. There will be a 30 minute video presentation with a Q&A and a social hour to follow. Friday, April 25, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at St. Stanislaus Kostka Gym, 61-17 Grand Ave. in Maspeth Queen of Angels Church will be holding a Blood Drive in conjunction with the Elmhurst Hospital on Sunday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Parish Center at 43-18 Skillman Ave., Sunnyside. For more information or to arrange an appointment please phone (718) 937-3244. TUESDAY, APRIL 29 The 104th Precinct Community Council will hold its monthly meeting at Christ the King H.S. (Entrance #10) on April 29 at 7:30 p.m. The school is located at 68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30 EmblemHealth invites the residents of Queens, along with medical professionals, social workers, clergy, health care ministries, family caregivers, students and government leaders, to a free Family Caregiving Summit on Wednesday, April 30. The event will be held at the New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Ave. in Manhattan and runs from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. Admission is free but RSVP is required. Register online at www.nyam. org/2014familycaregivingsummit or call Tina Maschi at 212-636-6640. THRU APRIL 30 Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month at the Louis Armstrong House Museum with a visit to The Real Ambassadors Exhibit, now through April 30. In 1961, Louis Armstrong recorded “The Real Ambassadors,” one of the most challenging albums of his entire career, featuring striking songs with p ointed statements about politics and the struggle for Civil Rights in the United States at the time. This exhibit features artifacts including Jack Bradley photographs from the original 1961 recording session; Louis’s sheet music parts; along with a telegram from Dave Brubeck, who collaborated on the album. The Louis Armstrong Museum House is at 34-56 107th St. in Corona. The Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and from noon to 5 p.m. on weekends. ATTENTION: WANT A LISTING ON THIS PAGE? Go to the “Events Calendar” section of our web site, www.queenscourier.com/events-page, and click on “Submit your event” to let us know about your happening. We select from reader submissions to list on our happenings page.
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