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A Spring Night Gala

WHO:New York Hospital Queens

WHEN:June 2, 6 p.m.

WHERE:New York State Theater, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Broadway at 63 St., Manhattan

COST:$1,000 per person; Patron Table of Ten, $10,000; Chairman Ticket, $2,500; Chairman Table of Ten, $25,000; Sponsor Ticket, $5,000; Sponsor Table of Ten, $50,000

CONTACT:718-670-1009

EXTRA:Black Tie required. RSVP. Diana Ross to perform.

Dinner Dance

WHO:SNAP

WHEN:June 6, 1 p.m.

WHERE:Antun's, 96-43 Sprinfield Blvd., Queens Village

COST:$50 per ticket

CONTACT:Linda Nadel, 718-454-2100 or e-mail SNAPqueens@aol.com

Idlewild Wetland and Wildlife Preserve Benefit and Awards Dinner

WHO:The Eastern Queens Alliance, Inc., and Congressman Gregory W. Meeks

WHEN:June 6, 7 p.m.

WHERE:Marriott New York LaGuardia, 102-05 Ditmars Blvd., East Elmhurst

COST:$85 per ticket; Sponsorships, $200-$1,000

CONTACT:866-372-4255 or e-mail INFO@easternqueensalliance.org

EXTRA:SQA Snowy Egret Awards and EQA Community Service Awards will be given.

Relay for Life of Fort Totten

WHO:American Cancer Society

WHEN:June 7

WHERE:Fort Totten Parade Grounds, Weaver Rd. and Totten Ave., Bayside

CONTACT:John Link, 718-263-2225 ext. 38 or e-mail Fort.Totten.Relay@cancer.org

EXTRA:Sign up online at events.cancer.org/RFLforttottenNY

Queens International Gala 2008

WHO:Queens Museum of Art

WHEN:June 12

WHERE:Queens Museum of Art, NYC Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park

CONTACT:Jodi Hanel, 718-592-9700 ext. 142 or e-mail jodi@queensmuseum.org

EXTRA:RSVP. Honoring Tarique Farooqui, Ik-Joong Kang, and Margarette Lee

Spring Luncheon

WHO:JSPOA Senior Centers

WHEN:June 14, 12 noon

WHERE:Antun's, 96-43 Springfield Blvd., Queens Village

COST:$50 per person

CONTACT:Theodora G. Jackson Adult Center, 718-657-6618

Rose Ball

WHO:Queens Botanical Garden

WHEN:June 17, 5:30 p.m.

WHERE:Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St., Flushing

COST:Individual Ticket, $350; VIP Individual Ticket, $500; Sponsorships, $3,000-$30,000

CONTACT:718-886-3800 or visit www.queensbotanical.org

The Roaring 20's Night in the Park

WHO:Unisphere, Inc. 2008 Gala

WHEN:June 19, 6 p.m.

WHERE:Ederle Terrace at Meadow Lake, Flushing Meadows Corona Park

CONTACT:Kathy, 718-760-6561

Opening Night Gala

WHO:Friends of the Arts

WHEN:June 20, 5:30 p.m.

WHERE:FOA Pavillion, Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park, Oyster Bay

COST:$500 per person, $4,500 per table of ten

CONTACT:FOTA, 516-922-0061

EXTRA:Honoring Monte N. Redman

St. Jude Children's Hospital Fund-raiser

WHO:Gem Shotokan Karate

WHEN:June 21, 11 a.m.

WHERE:Gem Shotokan Karate, 71-02 Myrtle Ave., Glendale

CONTACT:Megan Driscoll, 718-417-1187 or 347-203-8656

26th Annual Golf Classic

WHO:Holy Cross High School

WHEN:June 23, 8:30 a.m., Check-in

WHERE:Engineers Country Club, Roslyn Harbor; Glen Head Country Club, Glen Head

COST:$150, Cocktail Reception & Dinner only; $425, Individual Player before May 15; $425, Individual Play after May 15; Sponsorships, $350 - $5,000

CONTACT:Gail Sicoli, 718-886-7257

EXTRA:Those interested in making contributuons to the auction, call Gail Sicoli at 718-461-1288 or e-mail, alumni@holycrosshs.org

Eighth Annual Golf Outing

WHO:Sisters of Charity, Halifax

WHEN:Aug. 4, Registration, 10 a.m.

WHERE:Cherry Valley Country Club, Garden Club

COST:$500 per golfer

CONTACT:Sisters of Charity - Halifax Advancement Office, 718-424-1813

EXTRA:Registration and payments must be received by July 28.

Third Annual Golf Outing

WHO:Association for Neurologically Impaired Brain Injured Children, Inc.

WHEN:Aug. 5

WHERE:Lido Beach Golf Course, Long Beach

COST:Sponsorships, $150-$10,000

CONTACT:718-423-9550

The Crystal Ball

WHO:Queens Library Foundation

WHEN:Oct. 6

WHERE:The Water's Edge, 401 44 Dr., Long Island City

COST:$350 per person

CONTACT:718-480-4273

St. Mary's Kids

WHO:St. Mary's Foundation for Children

WHEN:Daily

WHERE:29-01 216 St., Bayside

CONTACT:718-281-8890 or www.stmaryskids.org

2007/2008 Campaign for a Healthier New York

WHO:United Hospital Fun

WHEN:Daily

WHERE:350 5 Ave., 23rd Floor, Manhattan

COST:$10 - $100

CONTACT:212-494-0781 or www.uhfny.org

EXTRA:Donations should be made to the above address or website.

Madison Square Boys $ Girls Club Annual Fund

WHO:Boys & Girls Clubs of America

WHEN:Daily

WHERE:350 5 Ave., Suite 912, Manhattan

COST:Donations $50 - $1,000

CONTACT:350 5 Ave., Suite 912, Mnhattan

PENCIL Fund

WHO:PENCIL

WHEN:Daily

WHERE:30 West 26 St., 5th Floor, Manhattan

COST:$250 - $5,000

CONTACT:646-638-0565 or www.pencil.org

EXTRA:Make donations out to the above address or to www.pencil.org/donate

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