2003-07-16 / Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Community Meetings
Community School Boards
Calendar of Events Community Meetings

Community Meetings

Community School Boards

July 24, Aug. 12, Sept. 9, Oct. 14, Nov. 11, Dec. 9, 8:30 p.m., District 30 calendar meeting, call for location and confirmation 718-777-4680.


Sept. 23, 8 p.m., 107th Police Precinct C.C.; Parsons Boulevard, Flushing.


July 16, 7:30 p.m., COP 104; Maspeth Town Hall, 53-37 72nd St.; 718-651-5865.

Items of Community Interest

July 18, Citizens Police Academy Alumni health screenings, crime prevention information, VIN etching and more; Costco, 32-50 Vernon Blvd., Astoria.

July 22, Patrol Borough Queens South 13th Annual Harmony Picnic; Cunningham Park, 196th Street and Union Turnpike; 718-969-7472.

Aug. 5, National Night Out Against Crime; 107th Precinct, Electchester Parking Lot; 718-969-5973 or 969-5974; 108th Precinct, John Andrews Park, 49th Avenue between 5th Avenue and Vernon Boulevard; 718-784-5426.

LaGuardia Community College: July 16, Computer Graphics; July 21, How to Become a Notary Public; July 24, 182nd Peruvian Independence Anniversary Day; Aug. 2, Microsoft Access, 31-10 Thomson Ave., Long Island City; 718-482-7244.

Queensborough Community College: to July 31, summer day camp open house; Aug. 10, conference on teaching Holocaust and genocide studies at community colleges; Aug. 13, admissions open house; Aug. 30, fall semester classes begin; year ‘round, Holocaust Resource Center and Archives exhibit; Campus Quadrangle ; 718-631-6044.

Arts & Entertainment

July 23, Sheryl Bailey Three; July 30, Alter Egos; Aug. 6, African Blue Note. For information, call 718-786-5300.

July 17, Woodside on the Move summer concerts in the parks, Astoria Performing Arts Center, St. Sebastian’s; July 24, Screaming Orphans, Windmuller Park; July 31, "They’re Playing Our Song," Windmuller Park; Aug. 7, Brooklyn Keys, Sunnyside Gardens Park; 718-476-8449.

July 18, Brooklyn Queens Conservatory of Music, Cady Finlayson Spirited Irish Fiddle "Passport to Music" series; July 19, Sony Music Certificate showcase concert series, 42-76 Main St., Flushing; 718-461-8910.

To July 19, AQA Gallery "Arts4all" exhibition; July 21, 28, Aug. 4, non-instructional nude drawing/painting, 99-10 Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills; 718-520-9842.

July 20, Italian Charities of America Sunday dance; July 26, Saturday dances with instruction; 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst: 718-478-3100.

July 26, "Cypreco" of America, "Oedipus Rex" by Sophocles; Flushing Library, Flushing; Aug. 2, Forest Hills Library, Forest Hills; 718-626-7896.

July 26, Bella Italia Mia "The Senior Quartet"; Christ the King H.S., 68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village; 718-426-1240.

July 27, Flushing Jewish Community Council "Rhythms Around the World" IV; Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main st., Flushing; 718-463-0434, ext. 3.

July 29, Louis Armstrong House & Archives Jazzmobile Concert, Ray Vega Latin Jazz sextet, 34-56 107th St., Corona; 718-997-3670.

July 31, Queens Council on the Arts Irish night; Seuffert Bandshell, Forest Park; 718-647-3377, ext. 17.

Aug. 1, Jubilee Cluster Players "The Wizard of Oz"; United Methodist Church of Glendale; Aug. 2, Andrews United Methodist Church. For information, call 718-821-7882 or 718-894-8654.

Aug. 1, The Killing Kompany "The Bachelor Murders!"; The White House, Whitestone, 718-746-1111; Sept. 19, "Peggy Sue Got Murdered!"; Riccardo’s, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria, 718-721-7777. For more information, call 212-772-2590 or 888-SHOOT-EM.

Absolutely Africa

July 19, Haitian Dance Class-Part 1; July 26, Celebrate Brooklyn at Prospect Park; Aug. 2, Haitian Dance Class-Part II; Aug. 9, Museum Concert; Aug. 17, Harlem Day Outdoor Concert; Aug. 29, Rooftop Concert at Brooklyn Children’s Museum; 718-784-7700.

American Museum of the Moving Image

July 18, Contempt; July 19, Napoleon, Contempt; July 20, The Robe, Eyes Wide Shut: The Evolution Of Widescreen Cinema, Rebel Without A Cause, Contempt; July 23, Two Summers; July 25, Shaolin Soccer; July 26, Eyes Wide Shut: The Evolution Of Widescreen Cinema, Forbidden Planet, Eyes Wide Shut: The Evolution Of Widescreen Cinema, Forty Guns, High And Low; July 27, Eyes Wide Shut: The Evolution Of Widescreen Cinema, Tarnished Angels, Eyes Wide Shut: The Evolution Of Widescreen Cinema, The Sun’s Burial, High And Low; July 30, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (At Socrates Sculpture Park); Jeremy Blake: Moving Images: July 16-20, Chemical Sundown; July 23, 25, 27, Station to Station #1: Robert Moses Terminal; July 24, 26, Station to Station #5: Indiglo Heights; July 30-Aug 3., Angel Dust; Aug. 6-10, Liquid Villa; Aug. 13-17, Bungalow 8 #1-3: Facade, Black Swan, Hotel Safe; Aug. 20-24, Guccinam; Aug. 27-31, Angel Dust; Sept. 3-7, Berkshire Fangs; Sept. 10-14, Chemical Sundown; Sept 17-21, Winchester; Sept. 24-28, 1906; through Oct. 26, DARE interactive installation; 718-784-0077.

Flushing Town Hall

July 18, "Oh, The Times They Are A-Changing"; Aug. 1, La Créme Latina’ Aug. 15, Jambalaya!; Aug. 29, Hot Spices!;to Oct. 12, 100 Years of Korean Immigration;

Queensborough Community College

Aug. 24, "The Drifters and the Marvelettes perform golden oldies, for more information, call 718-631-6311.

Isamu Noguchi Museum

To Aug. 5, free, afternoon art program for teens, Thursdays only; to Oct. 4., free, art for families, Saturdays only; Noguchi Education Department, 36-01 43rd Ave., Long Island City, 718-204-7088, ext. 203.


July to Nov. 3, Ansel Adams at 100; to Sept. 29, Max Beckmann exhibit, 33rd Street at Queen Boulevard; 212-708-9431.

Queens Museum of Art

July 19, Harumi Ori: I Was Here; July 20, Columbian Festival; Aug. 10, Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival & Ecuadorian Festival; Aug. 23, Pakistani Film Festival; Aug. 24, Fatal Love; to Sept. 7, Salvador Dali’s Dream of Venus; 718-592-9700 for information.

Queens Symphony Orchestra

July 19, "A Taste of Opera," Eisenhower Park; July 20, "A Taste of Opera," Forest Park; Aug. 17, "Broadway Babies," Forest Park; Aug. 24, "The Three Divas," Forest Park; Aug. 27, "The Three Divas," St. John’s University; 718-326-4455.

Socrates Sculpture Park

July 23, Two Summers (Brazil); July 30, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (Taiwan); to Aug. 3, Yard, exhibit about the private landscape; Aug 6, Nine Queens (Argentina); to Aug. 8, free outdoor art making workshops; Aug. 13, Monsoon Wedding (India); Aug. 20, Black Cat, White Cat (Yugoslavia); Aug. 27, Landscape In The Mist (Greece), 32-01 Vernon Blvd., Long Island City; 718-956-1819.

Thalia Spanish Theatre

To Aug. 3, "Colombia Folkloric Fantasy 2 by Ballet Mestizo," 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside; 718-729-3880.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Dances

July 20, Enrico Caruso Museum dinner concert celebrating the 100th anniversary of Caruso’s debut at the Metropolitan Opera House; Players Club, 16 Gramercy Park South, Manhattan; 718-368-3993.


July 19, James Madison H.S. Classes of 1981 to 1984 Reunion; JFK Holiday Inn, 144-02 136th Ave., Jamaica; 516-944-6596.

Sept. 20, Far Rockaway H.S. Classes of 1972-1973 Reunion; JFK Holiday Inn, 144-02 136th Ave., Jamaica; 516-484-1470.

Fleas, Fairs, Fundraisers

July 19, Italian Charities of America flea market, 83-20 Queens Blvd, Elmhurst; 718-478-3100.

July 20, Friends of Community Board 1, 30th Avenue between 29th and 42nd Streets.

July 26, Dutch Kills Civic Association, 36th Avenue between 29th and 35th Streets.

July 31-Aug. 3, Hellenic Orthodox Traditionalist Church of America, St. Markella, 26th Street from 23rd Avenue to Amtrak Trestles.

Aug. 7-10, St. Irene Chrysovalantou Monastery, 23rd Avenue from 35th to 37th Streets, and 36th Street from 23rd Avenue to Amtrak Overpass.

Aug. 14-17, Borgetto Cultural Association, Steinway Street between 25th and 28th Avenues.

Aug. 17, Steinway Street Business Improvement District, Steinway Street between 28th and 35th Avenues.

Aug. 30, Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce, Greenpoint Avenue,46/48th Street and Queens Boulevard at 44th Street.

Aug. 31, Forest Hills Chamber of Commerce, Austin Street.

Sept. 1, 30th Avenue Business Association, 30th Avenue between 29th and 42nd Streets.

Sept. 28, Broadway Astoria Merchants and Professionals, Broadway from Crescent to 42nd Streets.

Oct. 19, Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation 23rd annual street festival, Jamaica Avenue from 80th Street to Woodhaven Boulevard; 718-805-0202.

Oct. 26, 114th Precinct Civilian Observation Patrol, Broadway between 29th and and 47th Streets.


CUMC Parents’ Cooperative Playgroup is accepting registration for 2003/2004 preschool program for children 18 months to 4 years, 75-27 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village; 718-894-8654 or 718-894-5064.

You’ve Gotta Have Park

July 22, City Parks Foundation/Verizon SuperPages Fifth Annual Readings in the Parks; Athens Square Park; July 29, Mac Neil Playground; 212-360-8290.

July 22, Central Astoria Local Development Coalition, storytelling at Athens Square Park; July 23, "Puppets to Go" at Dutch Kills Playground; Astoria Park events: July 24, free Swing & Sinatra concert; July 31, Jazz Night; Aug. 7, Country & Western Night 718-728-7820.

To Aug. 16, Five Borough Championship swimming competition at the following pools: Astoria Pool, 19th Street and 23rd Drive; Liberty Pool, 173rd Street and 106th Avenue; Fisher Pool, 99th Street and 32nd Avenue; call 311 or log onto www.nyc.gov/parks.

Alley Pond Environmental Center

July 19, Paper Mache Masks; Sand Animals and Art; July 23, 30, Aug. 6, Eco-Adventurers; July 26, Art Alive!; Dragonfly Tales, most programs require pre-registration; year ’round, Birthday Party Program on Saturdays and Sundays, some after-school and holidays possible, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston; 718-229-4000.

City Parks Foundation

To Aug. 14, City Parks Tennis, free, ages 6 to 16; Alley Pond Tennis Center, Astoria Park, Baisley Park, Brookville Park, Crocheron Park, Cunningham Park, Flushing Meadows–Corona Park, Flushing Memorial Field, Forest Park, Juniper Valley Park, Kissena Park, Rochdale Park; to Aug. 20, City Parks "Starting Blocks" track and field program, kids ages 8 to 14, Astoria Park Track; to Aug. 28, Junior Golf Camps, Baisley Pak; Queensbridge Park; 718-699-4200.

Forest Park

July 31, Irish night; The Pat McGuire Band, George Seuffert Bandshell, Woodhaven; 718-235-4100.

Friends of Gantry Plaza State Park

Aug. 3, Something Special Big Band, East River at 48th Avenue, Long Island City, 718-729-3913.

Queens Botanical Garden

July 19, Composting and Lawn Care in Spanish; Healing with Herbs; July 26, Cooking with Herbs; July 27, Rhythms Around the World; Aug.7, Little Brass Band of the American Concert Band; Aug. 9, Children’s Outdoor Discovery Tour; Aug. 14, Lew Picardi Orchestra; Aug. 16, Natural Lawn Care; Aug. 19, Cultural Research Forums; Aug. 21, Phil Costa & The Something Special Big Band; Aug. 23, Native American Pow Wow; Sept. 6, Backyard Composting; Sept. 6-27, fall session HSBC Children’s Garden 2003; Sept. 7, Queens Festival Band; Sept. 13, Tea and Manners; Sept. 27, The Bounty of Earth 43-50 Main St., Flushing; 728-886-3800.

Queens County Farm Museum

July 25, 26, 27, Thunderbird American Indian Mid-Summer Pow-Wow; to Aug. 15, children’s summer program; 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park; 718-347-FARM.

Socrates Sculpture Park

Films at sunset: July 16, Senegal; July 23, Brazil; July 30, Taiwan; Aug. 6, Argentina; Aug. 13, India; Aug. 20, Yugoslavia; Aug. 27, Greece; weekend Tai Chi and Yoga classes; 718-956-1819.

Every Kid Deserves A ‘Y’

Central Queens YM & YWHA, July 22, author to speak about Jewish folk heroine Dona Gracia Nasi; July 24, Aug. 7, 21, post bereavement group for senior adults, 718-268-5011.

Cross Island YMCA, July 19, 20, 26, Aug. 2, 9, 16, 23, 24, Jr. Mets League, ages 7 to 14, Alley Pond Park little league/softball field 3; to Aug. 11, summer camp for children with disabilities, registration based on three- or six-week increments; to Aug. 17, computer learning; check on late registration Bayside; 718-479-0505.

Long Island City YMCA, to July 25, July 28 to Aug. 8, Aug. 11-22, Aug. 25-29, SEIU Childcare Fund programs, 32-23 Queens Blvd.; 718-392-7932.


American Legion, Blissville Post 727 needs hand-held battery-powered games, videos, books, arts and craft supplies, bubbles, crayons, coloring books and other toys for children in Queens hospitals; 718-786-7649.

Jackson Heights Al-Anon

Self-help group for anyone affected by another person’s drinking meets every Tuesday, 8:30 p.m.; St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 82nd Street and 34th Avenue; 718-476-2938.

Queens Women’s Network Multi-Service Center displaced homemaker programs and womensafe programs, everything is strictly confidential, 161-10 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica; 718-657-6200.

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