2001-06-27 / Community Calendar

Calendar Independence Day

Independence Day

June 30 and July 1, happy birthday U.S.A., King Manor Museum, tours and demonstrations of colonial toys, 153rd Street on Jamaica Avenue; 206-0545.

July 3, Central Astoria Local Development Coalition 17th annual Independence Day celebration, Astoria Park, 21st Street and the East River. For information, call 728-7820.

Community Meetings

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.

Sept. 6, 7 p.m., Community Board 2; Sunnyside Senior Center, 43-31 39th St.; 533-8773.

Sept. 11, 7:45 p.m., Community Board 9; Le Cordon Bleu, 96-01 Jamaica Ave., Woodhaven; 286-8686.

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

Items of Community Interest

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.

July 9

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

To July 9

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

July 12

US Open ballboy tryouts, USTA National Tennis Center, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park; 760-6200.

July 16 to 20

Federation of Italian-American Organizations of Queens soccer camp; FIAO soccer field, 29-21 21st Ave., Astoria. For information, call 204-2444.

Aug. 27 through Sept. 9

US Open, USTA National Tennis Center, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, tickets have been on sale since June 10 and can be purchased at the center, or by calling Ticketmaster at (866) OPEN TIX.

Arts & Entertainment

June 27

The Moshe Shur Band open air concert, Yeshiva of Central Queens, playground, 150th Street between 70th Road and Jewel Avenue, Kew Gardens Hills; 793-2255.

June 30

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

•Woodside on the Move, sign up for free photography course for children ages 12 to 16. For information, call 476-6946 or e-mail to wotmhandy@aol.com.


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

July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Barbara Sfago Trio plays jazz at Albatross, 36-19 24th Ave., Astoria; 274-9164.

July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Barbara Sfago Trio plays jazz at Erawan, 42-31 Bell Blvd., Bayside; 428-2112.

July 5, 19, Aug. 2, 16

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

July 9 to Aug. 16

Woodside on the Move’s Summer Arts Festival, children five to 12; Windmuller Park, 52nd Street and 39th Drive and Bush Park, 61st Street. For information, call 476-8449.

July 10

New York Metropolitan Country Music Association concert at Juniper Valley Park, Middle Village and dances July 14, 24, Glendale Memorial Building, 72-02 Myrtle Ave. For information, call 763-4328.

July 11

Garden School presents the Theatre Arts Center production of "Pinocchio," 33-16 79th St., Jackson Heights. For more information, call 335-6363.

July 12, 15

LFB Productions presents "Flip Flop" a family musical play; Marathon Jewish Community Center, 245-37 60th Ave., Douglaston. For information, call 263-0976.

American Museum of the Moving Image

Gary Cooper Retrospective: June 30, "The Fountainhead," "The Hanging Tree"; July 1, "Vera Cruz" and "Man of the West"; and June 30, "Persona"; July 1, Gary Cooper: A Centennial Celebration, "Vera Cruz" and "Man Of The West"; July 7, Vulgar Genius: The Movies of Mel Brooks, "The Twelve Chairs," "The Producers," "Silent Movie" and Repertory Nights, "French Can-Can"; July 8, Mel Brooks’, "Blazing Saddles," The Producers" and Repertory Nights "French Can-Can"; July 14, Mel Brooks’, "Young Frankenstein," "High Anxiety" and Repertory Nights, "M*A*S*H"; July 15, Mel Brooks’ "The History of the World, Part One," "Spaceballs" and Repertory Nights, "M*A*S*H*"; July 19, Moving Image At The DGA, Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures; July 21, American Film In The 1940's, "Citizen Kane," "Casablanca" and Repertory Nights, "The Garden of the Finzi-Continis"; July 22, ...The 1940's, "Twelve O'Clock High," "Since You Went Away" and Repertory Nights, "The Garden of the Finzi-Continis"; July 28, ...The 1940's, "To Be Or Not To Be," "Hail The Conquering Hero" and Repertory Nights, "Cruel Story of Youth"; July 29, ...The 1940's, "The Bank Dick," "Buck Privates" and Repertory Nights, "Cruel Story of Youth."

Queens College

July 2 to Oct. 31, summer exhibit of 100th anniversary of Louis Armstrong’s two birthdays (one in July and one in August) at the Armstrong Archives, call 997-3670 before visiting.

Queens Museum of Art

June 28, Performance: "Paradisiaca" and June 30, Pied Piper Project, Performance: Modern Noh Dance & Shakuhachi Flute, and guided tour of the panorama. To Oct. 7, opening reception for Crossing the Line multi-site exhibition of installations in the museum and at different locations in Queens and Pied Piper Project; now to Sept. 22, the drawings of Robert Martinez, "Departures"; July 10 to Aug. 29, Art-On-Site 2001, summer art workshops for children ages five through 14; July 12 to Aug. 30, Adventures in Art workshops for children ages eight and up, Series No. 1 and Series No. 2; and July 13 to Aug. 3, 4Fridays ages 15 and up. For information, call 592-9700.

Thalia Spanish Theatre

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


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


Oct. 20, Ascension school, Elmhurst, is celebrating 50 years of education. If you are a former graduate or parishioner contact the school Alum Committee at Ascensionalum@aol.com or write to the school at 86-37 53rd Ave., Elmhurst, NY 11373.

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