2009-10-14 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Susan Cleary

Community Meetings
Date & time subject to change, call to confirm.
Oct. 21, 8 p.m., Woodhaven Residents’;
Woodhaven Richmond Hill Vol Ambulance
Corp, 78-15 Jamaica Ave.; 718.296.3735.
Nov. 12, Dec. 9, 7 p.m., United Forties Civic;
St. Teresa Parish Center, 50-22 45th St.,
Woodside; 718.392.0416.
Nov. 12, 7:30 p.m., Dutch Kills Civic; Growing
Up Green School (formerly St. Patrick’s
School, 39-28 28th St., LIC; 718.786.2049.
Oct. 14, 7:30 p.m., Board 5; Christ the King
Regional H.S., Cafeteria, 68-02 Metropolitan
Ave., Middle Village.
Oct. 15, 7:45 p.m., sharp, Board 3; I.S. 227,
32-02 Junction Blvd., East Elmhurst;
Oct. 20, 7 p.m., Board 1; Astoria World Manor,
25-22 Astoria Blvd.; 718.786.3335.
Oct. 21, Nov. 18, Dec. 9, 7:30 p.m., Board 8;
Hillcrest Jewish Center, Union Turnpike, Fresh
Meadows; 718.264.7895.
Nov. 12, 9:30 a.m., Board 1; Kaufman Astoria
Studios, 34-12 36th St., 3rd Floor Conference
Room, Astoria; 718.786.3335.
Nov. 10, Dec. 8, Jan. 12, 2010, Feb. 9, Mar. 9,
Apr. 13, May 11, Jun. 8, 6:30 p.m., Lions Club
of Ravenswood; Riccardo’s, 21-01 24th Ave.,
Nov. 19, Dec. 17, 7:30 p.m., John F. Kennedy
Regular Dems of Queens; Tietz Rehabilitation
Center, Jamaica Estates.
Community Councils
Oct. 19, 7 p.m., 110th Precinct; New York
Bethzatha Church of God, 85-20 57th Ave.,
Elmhurst: 718.426.9112.
Oct. 21, 8 p.m., 102nd Precinct; Moose Hall,
118th Street south of Jamaica Avenue,
Richmond Hill.
Oct. 27, Nov. 24, Jan. 26, 2010, Feb. 23, Mar.
23, Apr. 27, May 25, Jun. 22, Aug. 3, 8 p.m.,
107th Precinct, 71-01 Parsons Blvd., Flushing;
Oct. 27, Nov. 24, Jan. 26, 2010, Feb. 23, Mar.
23, Apr. 27, May 25, Jun. 22, 7 p.m., sharp,
114th Precinct; Riccardo’s, 21-01 24th Ave.,
Astoria; 718.626.9327.
Community Education Councils
Oct. 15, 6:30 p.m., District 30; P.S. 112,
Auditorium, l25-05 37th Ave., LIC;
Oct. 22, Nov. 19, Dec. 17, Jan. 28, 2010, Feb.
23, Mar. 24, Apr. 29, May 27, Jun. 17, 7 p.m.,
sharp, District 26; M.S. 67, Room B44A, 51-60
Marathon Pkwy., Little Neck, dates & time subject
to change; 718.631.6927.
Oct. 15, Nov. 5, Dec. 3, Dec. 17, 10:30 a.m.,
Borough President Land Use, Borough Hall,
B.P’s Conference Room, 120-55 Queens Blvd.,
2nd Floor, Kew Gardens. Call 718.286.2860 to
confirm dates.
Oct. 19, Nov. 16, Dec. 14, 5:30 p.m., Borough
Board, Borough Hall, B.P.’s Conference Room,
2nd Floor, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens.
Call 718.286.2860 to confirm dates.
Oct. 20, Nov. 17, Dec. 15, 9:30 a.m., Borough
Cabinet; B.P.’s Conference Room, 2nd Floor,
Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew
Gardens. Call 718.286.2860 to confirm dates.

Oct. 21, 12:30 p.m., AARP Chapter 2889; First
Presbyterian Church of Newtown, 54-05
Seabury St., Elmhurst; 718.639.8497.
Oct. 25, 9:30 a.m., Kew Forest Post 250; Rego
Park Jewish Center, 97-30 Queens Blvd.;
Oct. 28, 1 p.m., Woodhaven Cultural &
Historical Society; Emanuel United Church of
Christ, 91st Avenue, Woodhaven;
Nov. 3, 5:30 p.m., Queens Library
Administrative Committee, Central Library,
Formal Conference Room, 89-11 Merrick
Blvd., Jamaica; 718.990.0700.
1st Monday of the month, 8 p.m., American
Legion Post 298, 30-61 87th St., East Elmhurst.
Arts & Entertainment
Barnes & Noble
Tues./Thurs., weekly storytimes, poetry writing
essentials, events free, call 718.380.7077 to
confirm, 176-60 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows
Flushing Town Hall
Oct. 18, Colombian performance ages 6+,
Interactive Arts ages 6+; Oct. 24, Limon Dance
Company & Limon Interactive Arts; Oct. 31,
Halloween Remixed; through Jan. 31, 2010,
“Talismans of Proteection from Choson
Korea…”, ticket prices vary, Northern
Boulevard, Flushing; 718.463.7700, x. 222.
Long Island Children’s Museum
To Jan. 3, 2010, KaleidoZone; 11 Davis Ave.,
Garden City; 516.224.5800.
Museum of the Moving Image
Oct. 29, Rules of the Game; Nov. 5, Tokyo
Story; Nov. 12, ‘8 1/2’; Nov. 19, 2001: A Space
Odyssey, $10 per film, $8 multi-show, $30 filmseries
pass @ QTIP; ongoing, “Behind the
Screen”; daily, “The Red Balloon”, 35th
Avenue/36th Street, Astoria; 718.784.0077.
Queens College
Evening Readings: Oct. 20, Robert A. Caro;
Oct. 21, Yusef Komunyakaa; Oct. 27, Mary
Gaitskill, Kissena Blvd., Flushing.
Queens Museum of Art
Ongoing, tours, permanent collections, World’s
Fair Panorama of the City of New York;
Flushing Meadows–Corona Park, New York
City Building, program information,
Queens Theatre in the Park
Most events in Flushing Meadows –Corona
Park; venues & ticket prices vary, call
718.760.0064 for informaiton: Oct. 15-18, 21-
25, “ Against the Rising Sea”; to Oct. 25, “Opa!
The Musical”; Oct. 29, “Rules of the Game”;
Oct. 30, A Night of Italian Culture & Heritage;
Oct. 30-31, "Macbeth"; Oct. 31, Special
Halloween (half price if you wear a costume).
Oct. 14-17, But Wait! There’s More
Productions & SANDrep presents, “Our
Fantasies Are Eating Us Alive!”; Secret
Theatre, 44-02 23rd St., LIC; 718.392.0722.
Oct. 15, Art Builds Community, Interactive
Workshop Series: Public Art Talk; Crossing
Art, 136-17 39th Ave., Flushing; 347.505.3017.
Oct. 15, Queens Symphony Orchestra,
“Tschiffley’s Ride”; Oct. 24, Season Opener,
Masterworks Concert Series: Strings Attached;
@ Queensborough C.C. Performing Arts
Center, Bayside, 718-631-6311; Nov. 21 @
Central Library, Jamaica, 718.990.0896.
Oct 15, Queens Council on the Arts, Public Art
Talk; Oct. 20, The Cultural Data Project; Oct.
29 (deadline) Urban Artist Initiative Grant; Nov.
7, Queens Art Connection; to Feb. 13, 2010,

High School to Arts School; 718.647-3377.
Oct. 17, Astoria Symphony Opening Night
Celebration; Frank Sinatra School of the Arts,
Astoria; 718.204.9034.
Oct. 17, New York Metropolitan Country
Music Association, San Antones Halloween
Dance; Nov. 28, Neil Scott Johnson
Thanksgiving dance; Dec. 12, Gunsmoke
Christmas Dance, $12 n.m.; Glendale Memorial
Building, 72-02 Myrtle Ave.; 718.763.4328.
Oct. 17, Socrates Sculpture Park, Halloween
Harvest Festival, “The Legend of Sleepy
Hollow” free, rain or shine; to Mar. 7, 2010,
2009 Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibit;
Saturdays, Sculpture Drop-in Workshops, 32-
01 Vernon Blvd., LIC: 718.956.1819.
Oct. 17, Queensborough C.C. Peforming Arts
Center, “Hairspray” singalong; Oct. 25,
Catskill Comedians Live “Happily Ever
LAUGHTER”, 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside;
Oct. 18, Con Brio Ensemble Twilight Concert;
Church In The Gardens, 50 Ascan Ave., Forest
Hills; 718.459.1277.
Oct. 18, Queens Pride Committee, "Jihad for
Love" free film screenings; Jamaica Center for
Arts & Learning, 161-04 Jamaica Ave.;
To Oct. 18, Thalia Spanish Theatre. "Alma
Flamenca"; Oct. 30-Nov. 29, "The Best of the
Best of Colombia", shows subject to change,
$30/$27/$25, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave.,
Sunnyside; 718.729.3880.
Oct. 20, Central Queens YM/YWHA,
Journalist Andrew Kirtzman The Life and Lies
of Bernie Madoff; Oct. 27, $5 donation suggested,
67-09 108th St., Forest Hills;
718.268.5011, x. 151.
Oct. 25-Jan. 4, 2010, P.S.1, Robert Bergman:
Selected Portraits; Oct. 25-Apr. 5, 1969, The
Silhouette Returns; ongoing, On-site, Free
Space, $5 donation, 22-25 Jackson Ave., LIC;
www.ps1.org, www.moma.org.
Mon. & Fri., Italian Charities of America,
Dance with Instruction $10 admission, 83-20
Queens Blvd., Elmhurst.
Wed. nights, Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden,
“Comedyland”, free, 29-19 24th Ave., Astoria;
Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinner-
Dances, Fleas, Fairs, Fundraisers
Oct. 15, Regal Cinemas/Forest Hills Chamber
of Commerce, exclusive screening of
Hitchcock’s “To Catch A Thief” , suggested
donation $10 benefits Ronald McDonald
House, free snacks, raffle; Brandon Cinemas of
Forest Hills, 70-20 Austin St.; 917.558.3802.
Oct. 17, Salvation Army of Astoria, Penny
Social, refreshments, drawings start at 12:30
p.m., 45-18 Broadway; 718.721.9046.
Oct. 18, GWDC 29th Annual Wonderful
Woodhaven Street Festival, Jamaica Avenue
from 80th Street to Woodhaven Boulevard;
Oct. 22, Sunnyside Community Services
Annual Benefit Reception, $100 p.p., reservations
718.784.6173, x. 432 or www.scsny.org.
Oct. 23, Queensboro Council for Social
Welfare, 87th Annual Awards Luncheon &
Networking Exhibition; Terrace on the Park,
52-11 111th St; 718.468.8025.
Oct. 24, 25, Orsogna Mutual Aid Society,
“Samething For Everyone” sale, 18-15 26th

Rd., Astoria; 718.726.5939.
Oct. 25, Dutch Kills Street Fair, 36th Avenue;
Oct. 31, Bella Italia Mia, 12th Annual
Celebration, seating limited reserve now, $35
n.m.; 718.426.1240.
Ongoing, Loving Touch Animal Rescue, adopt
a pet, 718.224.8629 or 631.420.0425.
Oct. 17, Senator Joseph Addabbo
Jr/Woodhaven-Richmond Hill Vol Ambulance
Corps, no-cost mammograms, free, by appointment
only. 78-15 Jamaica Ave., Woodhaven;
Oct. 27, Central Queens YM/YWHA, Health &
Fitness Center: Boosting Immunity...., free to
the community, 67-09 108th St., Forest Hills;
RSVP Dale Stark, 718.268.5011, x. 501.
Mount Sinai Queens
Programs are at various venues, registration
and/or appointments is required, call 718-267-
4333 for information: Oct. 15, Healthy
Aging…; Oct. 20, Flu Vaccine Update…; Oct.
21, Watch Your Back….
•Fri., Co-Dependents Anonymous, women
only; Resurrection Ascension Pastoral Center,
Father Freely Hall, 85-18 61st Rd., Rego Park;
Fri., Overeaters Anonymous; Unity Center of
Flushing, 42-11 155th St., Flushing.
•Weekends, Sakhi for South Asian Women support
group meetings, call 212.714.9153, x. 108
for information.
Ongoing, The Public Policy and Education
Fund of New York, health coverage Web site,
go to www.NYConsumerHealth.org.
Ongoing, Al-Anon: Good Shepherd Methodist
Church, 30-44 Crescent St., Astoria,
718.728.5182; St. Mark’s Episcopal Church,
Parish House, 2nd Floor, Jackson Heights,
718.335.7379; Steinway Reform Church, 21-64
41st St., Astoria, 718.728.2948. Call for information.

Ongoing, SMART Recovery; Long Island
Consultation Center to overcome all types of
addictive behavior, Long Island Consultation
Center, 97-29 64th Rd., Rego Park;
•Ongoing, Mammogram Mondays,
Community Healthcare Network’s Helen B.
Atkinson Health Center, 81 W. 115th St.,
Manhattan; 212.360.2565.
Oct. 18, Greater Astoria Historical Society, The
Photography of Max Drucker; Oct. 24, The
Ethnic Social Clubs of Astoria…”; Oct. 31,
Haunted Waters Walking Tour, 35-20
Broadway, 4th Floor, LIC; 718.278.0700.
To Nov.1, Bayside Historical Society, Drawings
of Historic Queens Structures exhibit, $5,
advance reservation suggested; to 2010,
“Bayside Life: On the Edge of Modernity”, $5
suggested donation, parking by reservation
only; Sat., watercolor art workshop, $20 per
class, Castle, Fort Totten Park; 718.352.1548.
To Nov., Greater Ridgewood Historical Society,
Royal Roots Revisited: Saluting the Dutch
House of Orange-Nassau at Vander Ende-
Onderdonk House, donation $3,1820 Flushing
Ave., Ridgewood.
Ongoing, Central Queens Historical
Association, source for Queens photos not

available elsewhere; www.CQHA.net or
Items of Community Interest
Oct. 16, B.P. Helen Marshall, Domestic
Violence Conferences: …and Elder Abuse; Oct.
23, …Teen Violence & Substance Abuse; Oct.
30, …Impact on Children, Queens Borough
Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Room 213, Kew
Oct. 20, LICBDC, Seminar: Reducing
Transportation Costs…, Holiday Inn,
Manhattan; Oct. 22, Networking After
Hours…, 27-24 Jackson Ave., LIC; Oct. 29,
Seminar: Small Business Preparedness with
OEM, Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31
39th St., LIC: RSVP, 718.786.5300 x 21.
Oct. 22, Happy & Healthy Halloween Party;
ARROW Community Center. 35-30 35th St.,
Astoria; 917-991-8575.
Oct. 24, A.M. Margaret Markey/NYC
Department of Parks, Harvest Festival for
Halloween; Frank Principe-Maurice Park,
Maurice Avenue/63rd Street; 718.651.3185.
Oct. 31, Louis Armstrong House Museum
Halloween Tours & Treats for Families, 34-56
107th St., Corona;
To Oct. 31, Myrtle Avenue BID/Ridgewood
LDC/NYC Council on the Environment, Youth
Market/Green Farmers Market, Ridgewood
Memorial Triangle, Myrtle & Cypress Avenues;
718.381.7974 or 718.366.3806.
To Nov. 21, LIC Greenmarket Farmers Market,
48th Avenue between Vernon Boulevard & 5th

To Nov., Jackson Heights Greenmarket, recycle
clothing & textiles, 34th Avenue between
77/78th Streets. For information go to
Through November, Sunnyside Greenmarket,
Skillman Avenue between 42nd/43rd Streets.
1st, 3rd, 5th Sat., Queens Best Toastmasters
Club, public speaking/communication, free;
Elmhurst Hospital Center, Conference Room A-
1-15, 79-01 Broadway; 718.457.8390.
1st, 3rd Sat., Elmhurst Hospital, public speaking
classes, free; call Mark, 718.457.8390.
•Sun., Animal Center of Queens, adopt a homeless
dog, or puppy, cat or hitten, non-profit, nokill
organization, 89-10 Eliot Ave., Rego Park;
718.424-3340 or www.acq.petfinder.com.
Ongoing, Forty Plus of New York orientation/
tour, 470 Seventh Ave., Manhattan;
Library Highlights
There are many free events available at the
Queens libraries for adults, teens, “tweens” and
kids. For program information, call
Parks & Recreation
Alley Pond Environmental Center
APEC has many fun and interesting programs
all year long for tots to pre-teens to adults, 228-
06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston, fees vary, preregistration
advised, dates & times may change;
for program information, 718.229.4000: Oct.
17, Hoe-Down at APEC;Oct. 21, 28, Nov. 4, 11,
18, Watercolor Workshops; daily, APEC’s Gift

Shop purchases benefit APEC..
Queens Botanical Garden
Spend some time taking in the grounds at the
gardens, there’s much to see and many things to
do, volunteers are always appreciated, 43-50
Main St., Flushing; 718.886-3800:
Queens County Farm Museum
Take a walk around the farm and drink in the
beauty of nature, 75-30 Little Neck Pkwy.,
Floral Park; 718.347.3276: to Oct. 31, Pick
Your Own Pumpkin, admission to pumpkin
patch is free.
Queens Zoo
Ongoing, Interactive Discovery Center, 53-51
111th St., Flushing Meadows–Corona Park;
718.271.1500 or go to www.queenszoo.com.
Oct. 17, 24, NYC Parks & Recreation, registration,
swim team, ages 6-18, Flushing
Meadows–Corona Park, Roy Wilkins Park, for
more information, call 311.
Oct. 24, NYC Parks & Recreation, 2nd Annual
Scarecrow Design Competition; Flushing
Meadows -Corona Park, Passerelle Building
next to USTA; www.nyc.gov/parks enter keyword
Pumpkin Festival.
Oct. 24, Green Shores NYC/Friends of
Queensbridge Park, “It’s My Park Day”, Vernon
Boulevard/41st Avenue, LIC; 311.
Nov. 14, Immaculate Conception School, 85th
Anniversary, dinner dance, silent auction and
more; Riccardo’s, 21-01 21st St., Astoria;
718.728.1969 or www.ics85th.com.

Nov. 21, St. John’s Prep/Lewis Avenue Alumni
Reunion, ’49, ’59, ’69, ’84; New York Athletic
Club, 180 Central Park South, Manhattan;
718.721.7200, x. 686.
School News & Events
Oct. 17, NYC DOE Office for Family
Engagement & Advocacy, Saturday Parent
Academy (SPA); Aviation Career and Technical
Education H.S., Saturday Parent Academy
(SPA), 45-30 36th St., LIC; 212.374.2989.
Oct. 17, Martin Luther H.S., Fall Open House,
6th-8th grade; Oct. 23-25, “Blithe Spirit”, tickets
$5, 60-02 Maspeth Ave.; 718.894.4000.
Oct. 18, Queeensborough C.C., Grand Opening
Ceremony of the Harriet & Kenneth Kupferberg
Holocaust Resource Center & Archives,
Bayside; RSVP by Oct. 8, 718.281.5144.
Oct. 19, Christ The King Regional H.S., 13th
Annual Alumni & Friends Golf Classic, dinner
$120 golf $320 p.p., reservations necessary;
Cherry Valley Club, Garden City;
718.366.7400, x. 272. or alumni@ctkrhs.org.
Oct. 21, LaGuardia C.C., College Prep
Workshops: …Complete an Application,
Review the Essay…; Oct. 28, How to Apply for
Financial Aid, Thompson Avenue, LIC; preregistration
required, 718.482.5966.
Oct. 28, Renaissance Charter School open
house for high school, photo ID required, 35-59
81st St.; 718.803.0060.
Nov. 14, Immaculate Conception, 85th
Anniversary @ Riccardo's, volunteers needed;
718.728.1969 or alumni@ic.org.

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