Sunday, April 27 – QSAC, other nonprofits are sponsoring Autism Awareness Day at the Mets vs. Diamondbacks game at 1:10 p.m. at Shea Stadium. The first 12,000 kids 12 and under will receive a Mets jersey. For more information call 718-AUTISM, Ext. 1
Queens Country Overall Economic Development Corp. holds the Queens – A taste of the World tasting event at the Daimond Club at Shea Stadium at 6:30 p.m. Cast your ballot for the best of Queens eats. For more information call Roz at 718 263-0546.
Thursday, May 1 – Queensborough Community College Fund honors Norman Bigman, president of Planning Management Construction, at the 16th Annual Partners for Progress Awards Dinner at Terrace on the Park beginning at 6 p.m. For more information call 718-281-5144.
Friday, May 2 – The White Community Volunteer Ambulance Service is giving its annual dinner dance to honor its members at Verdi Caterers & Ristorante in Whitestone. For information call 718- 767-1000.
Thursday, May 8 – Ozanam Geriatric Foundation holds the 6th annual Rose of Carmel Benefit Gala honoring Edward and Carole Miller at Leonard’s of Great Neck. For more information call 718-971-2020.
Tuesday, May 13 – Queens Centers for Progress holds the Phil Olin Dinner Dance honoring all past distinguished honorees from 1955 to 2002 at 7 p.m. at Terrace at on the Park.
Friday, May 16 – Patrol Boro Queens South & North vs. W.B.L.S. Sure Shots hold an annual benefit basketball game from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Elmcor Recreation Center at 107-20 Northern Blvd. Tickets can be puirchased at precincts or call 718-969-7472 or 718-520-0840.
Saturday, May 17 – Transitional Services for New York Inc. sponsored the Walk for Mental Health at Flushing Meadows Corona Park.
Sunday, May 18 – Queens Jewish Community Council honors Frank Padavan at the Seventh Annual Testimonial and Installation Breakfast at 9 a.m. at the Bayside Jewish Center. 203-05 32nd Ave. Call 718-544-9033.
Thursday, June 5 – Flushing Town Hall holds a retirement party for Jo-Ann Jones, executive and creative direction for Flushing Council on Culture and the Arts, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. For information call 718-463-7700, Ext. 229.
Thursday, June 12 – Queens Botanical Garden holds its Rose Ball 2003 in the Cherry Circle at the garden at 43-50 Main St. in Flushing from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. to honor Russell Albanese, president of Albanese Development Corp.
Thursday, June 19 – The Center for the women of New York holds its 16th annual anniversary dinner in “A Celebration of Women in Leadership” at Crowne Plaza Hotel at LaGuardia Airport. RSVP to 718-793-0672.