2001-06-13 / Community Calendar

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Flag Day

June 16, 10 a.m., Kiwanis Club of Sunnyside Annual Flag Day Parade "Celebrate Sunnyside, A Small Town in a Big City." Gather at 10 a.m., Greenpoint Avenue and 39th Street.

Community Meetings

June 16, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 115th Police Precinct Community Council, 92-15 Northern Blvd., Jackson Heights, open house.

June 17, 9:30 a.m., Jewish War Veterans Kew Forest-Woodside-Irwin Loitz Post 250; Rego Park Jewish Center, 97-30 Queens Blvd., AX 7-7711.

June 19, 2 p.m., New York City Department of City Planning review of NYC draft transportation improvement program, 22 Reade St., Spector Hall, main floor, Manhattan.

7 p.m., Community Board 1; Astoria World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd.; 786-3335.

June 20, 7:30 p.m., 112th Police Precinct Community Council, 68-40 Austin St., Forest Hills; 420-9321.

7:30 p.m., COP 104; St. Pancras auditorium, 68-20 Myrtle Ave., Glendale; 651-5865.

8 p.m., 110th Police Precinct Community Council; EAB, 85-15 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 476-9309.

June 26, Oct. 30, Nov. 27, 7:30 p.m., Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation; Le Cordon Bleu, 96-01 Jamaica Ave.; 805-0202.

8 p.m., Bayside Hills Civic Association; Bayside Colonial Church, basement.

June 29, 6 to 8 p.m., Community Board 2; Citicorp Building, 1 Court Sq., 3rd floor, cafeteria, Long Island City.

7:30 p.m., Vietnam Veterans of America, Queens Chapter 32; VFW Post 885, 120-19 14th Rd., College Point; 465-2745.

Items of Community Interest

June 13

Neighborhood Housing Services of Northern Queens seminar on foreclosure prevention, 60-20 Woodside Ave., 2nd floor; 457-1017.

To June 16

The Latin American Cultural Center of Queens cultural bridges program for students between eight and 16, 93-11 34th Ave., Jackson Heights. For information, call 261-7664.

June 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27

St. John’s University international chess tournament in various locations on the Queens campus. For information, call 990-7339.

June 20

Garden Club of Jackson Heights Beautification Group; tours of private gardens; meet at Community Church, 35th Avenue and 81st Street, Jackson Heights.

June 23

American Lung Association 2nd Annual Family Asthma Walk, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park; 263-5656.

June 24

One World One Heart 107th Congress "National Taste of Pizza Month," Flushing Meadows–Corona Park; (516) 763-0344.

June 25, July 9

Queens Toastmasters Club; Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., lower level. For information, call Bob at (212) 687-4159, ext. 17.

June 26

Foster Parent Association adoptive parent orientations. For more information, call Teresa Bauer at 263-0740.

June 27

Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society meeting on genealogy; Emanuel United Church of Christ, 91st avenue and Woodhaven Boulevard; 421-2739.

June 30

•Italian-American Women Writers, Bella Italia Mia; Maspeth Library, 69-70 Grand Ave.; 426-1240.

•The Christian Science Monitor and National Foundation for Women Legislators scholarship program for college-bound women; contact state Senator Daniel Hevesi’s office at 544-9750 for an application.

To July 9

New Jersey Rainbow Poets religious poetry contest; Free Poetry Contest, 103 N. Wood Ave., PMB 70, Linden, NJ 07036.

Arts & Entertainment

June 16

Gingerbread Players of St. Luke’s, "Romeo and Juliet," 85 Greenway South, Forest Hills; 268-6021.

June 16

•The School of American Ballet, auditions, boys and girls ages eight to 10; P.S. 199, 39-20 48th Ave., Long Island City; (323) 769-6603.

•Brooklyn Queens Conservatory of Music third annual Juneteenth Freedom Music Festival, 42-76 Main St., Flushing; 461-8910.

June 16, 30

New York Metropolitan Country Music Association dances; Glendale Memorial Building, 72-02 Myrtle Ave.; 763-4328.

June 18

Boedai’s All-Star School Fest "Music/Life Clinic"; Variety Boys & Girls Club, 21-12 30th Rd., Long Island City; (212) 502-0710.

June 21, July 5

Open Mike Night, 42-02 Main St., Starbucks, Flushing.

Now to June 24

Paintings on view by artist Steve Secka; Olympic Diner, 37-27 Ditmars Blvd., Astoria; 728-9678.


Ark & Allen Theatrical/Educational acting classes; 358-1955 or visit www.arkandallen.org.

American Museum of the Moving Image

Gary Cooper Retrospective: June 16, "Mr. Deeds Goes to Town," "Meet John Doe"; June 17, "The Pride of the Yankees," "For Whom the Bell Tolls"; June 23, "Ball of Fire," "Sergeant York"; June 24, "The Westerner," "High Noon"; June 30, "The Fountainhead," "The Hanging Tree" and July 1, "Vera Cruz" and "Man of the West" and June 23, "Woman in the Dunes" and June 30, "Persona."

Flushing Town Hall

June 14, 15, 16, 17, "Rags" presented by the Flushing Council on Culture & The Arts, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing; 463-7700

Queens Museum of Art

June 16, Pied Piper Project and Juneteenth Celebration: commemorating the date the last slaves in America were freed; June 17, Pied Piper Project: "The Spirit of Butterflies: Myth Magic & Art"; June 23, Pied Piper Project, Performance: "Little Red Riding Hood" and guided tour of the panorama; June 24, opening reception for Crossing the Line and Pied Piper Project; June 26, business card exchange and "Embracing the World: Sculpture’s Twentieth-Century Expansion into Installation Art"; June 28, Performance: "Paradisiaca" and June 30, Pied Piper Project, Performance: Modern Noh Dance & Shakuhachi Flute and guided tour of the panorama.For information, call 592-9700.

Thalia Spanish Theatre

To July 1, All That Tango, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside; 729-3880.


June 15, Forestdale, Inc., Foster Parent Association, first annual scholarship dinner. For more information, call Teresa Bauer at 263-0740.

June 16, 24, 30

Italian Charities of America dances with or without instruction, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 478-3100.

June 26, 107th Precinct Community Council dinner and dance, The Reception House, 167-17 Northern Blvd., Flushing. For information and tickets contact Carolann Foley, 969-5168 (leave a message).

June 28

Queens Society for Autistic Children Gala dinner dance and silent auction; Dante’s of Jackson Heights, 75-07 31st Ave; contact Perry Brown at 7-AUTISM, ext. 16.


June 16

•All Saints Church Street/Strawberry Festival, 46th Street between Queens Boulevard and 43rd Avenue; rectory phone number 729-8523.

•American Legion Post 1424 flea market, 107-15 Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills; for table information contact Kevin Ibert at 520-8623.

June 24

Central Astoria Local Development Coalition’s Steinway Street Festival, 28th to 34th Avenues.

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