Community Meetings Friday, July 21st,
Friday, July 21st,
VFW Long Island City Post 2348 meeting, 31-35 41st St.; RA8-6220.
Tuesday, July 25th,
Community Board 2, public hearing on proposed 1,000-seat school; meet at City Hall, City Council Chambers, Manhattan; 533-8773.
Arts & Entertainment
July 19th, Cypreco Theater group presents "Medea", 6:30 p.m., Flushing Library; July 26th, 6:30 p.m., Forest Hills Library; July 30th, 5:30 p.m., Bohemian Hall, Astoria, July 31st, 6:30 p.m., Broadway Library, and Aug. 2nd, 7 p.m., Jackson Heights Library.
July 20th, 27th, Country/West Coast Swing dancing Italian Charities of America, 83-0 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst, 478-3100.
July 22nd, 29th, New York Metropolitan Country Music Association Country and Western dances, 8 p.m., Glendale Memorial Building, 72-02 Myrtle Ave.; 763-4328.
American Museum of the Moving Image
Aug. 5th, "Marty" and "12 Angry Men."
Aug. 6th, "Rear Window" and "The Wrong Man."
Central Astoria Local Development Coalition
July 20th, Lew Picardi Orchestra.
July 27th, Southbound Express.
July 28th, 50’s and 60’s Night.
Aug. 3rd, Broadway review.
Aug. 10th, Brooklyn Keys.
Aug. 11th, Dutch Kills Family Night: Extasy.
Aug. 17th, Company "G."
Aug. 24th, Southbound
Astoria Jazz Band/Astoria Big Band:
July 31st, Towner Galaher Trio, Athens Square, Astoria.
"JAZZ MONDAYS," all summer long, 7:30 p.m., Athens Square Park.
For information, call 278-5331.
Flushing Council on Culture and the Arts/Flushing Town Hall:
July 22nd, Saturday Night Big Band series with the music of Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra.
Call 463-7700 for times, tickets and information. New York Hall of Science:
July 22nd and 29th. Live reptile show.
July 23rd, Connections: Eat, Drink & Be Merry, connection between food storage and rockets.
July 30th, Connections: Countdown, moving pictures and the evolution of mass media.
For information, call 699-0005 or visit the web site at www.nyhallsci.org.
P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center
Now to Aug. 11th Art Camp for three- to 12-year-old children, call 784-2084.
Now to Aug. 3rd, Monday and Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. String and Orchestra camp music program and at 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Summer Jazz camp music program. .
Call, 997-5590 for information.
Queensborough Community College:
Now to July 20th, Summer Theater Workshop, call 631-6284.
Queens Museum of Art:
July 22nd, Alice In Wonderland, 2:30 p.m.
July 23rd, South American Serenade II, 3 p.m.
July 30th, Pied Piper Project No. 2, 2 to 4 p.m.
Aug. 3rd, First Thursday, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
For information and tickets, call 592-9700.
Queens Theater In The Park:
July 26th to Aug. 13th, Fourth Annual AT&T Latino Cultural Festival 2000; July 26th, Ballet Folclorico de Chile; July 27th, Alberto Cortez; July 28th, Casa Propia; July 29th, Sesame Workshop; July 29th, Plena Libre; July 30th, Los Suenos and Antonio Nóbrega; July 31st Eva Ayllón.
July 30th, Figural with Antonio Nóbrega-Brazil and July 31st, Eva Ayllón-Perú. Call 760-0064.
Aug. 3rd, "When The Mountains Tremble," documentary.
Aug. 4th, Cuc "El Brujo" Valoy, Latin music.
Aug. 10th, "Who The Hell Is Juliette?" and "Cuba," short films.
Queens Symphony Orchestra
Aug. 6th, Italian Night and Melinda Katz, Seuffert Bandshell, Forest Park.
Aug. 13th, Dragon Boat Festival, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.
Sept. 16th, Sizzlin’ Latin Saturday Night, Astoria Park, 23rd Avenue near Shore Boulevard.
Socrates Sculpture Park:
July 19th, Asia and the Asian Diaspora program of docu-drama, fiction and experimental short films.
July 26th, "The Italian" film by Reginald Barker, Italy/Greece. Call, 956-1819 for more information.
Aug. 2nd, "Africa and the African Diaspora," documentary.
Aug. 9th, "The Story of Qui Ju," docu-drama.
Aug. 16th, "La Vida es Silbar," trilogy.
Thalia Spanish Theatre:
Now to Aug. 6th "Ballet Fiesta Mexicana."
For reservations and information. Call 729-3880.
Items Of Community Interest
Now to July 21st, Monday to Friday, Federation of Italian American Organizations soccer camp, FIAO soccer field, 20th Avenue and 32nd Street, Astoria; call 204-2444 for information.
Now to Aug. 26th, Forest Hills Community House-Beacon Program at J.H.S. 190 summer camp for children ages six to 11, and on July 12th Open House from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. For information and directions, call 830-5233.
July 19th, Bella Italia Mia presents Salvatore Primeggia, "Religion and Superstition in the Lives of Italians…." Maspeth Public Library, 69-70 Grand Ave; 426-1240.
July 26th, Parents Without Partners Queens Chapter 16, Skyline Diner, 271-27 Union Tpke., New Hyde Park; 343-7674.
July 29th, Ravenswood Houses 50th Anniversary and Family Day, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., call 433-3901 or 433-4869.
Aug. 5th, Party boat ride and dance, Tall Club of Long Island, call (516) 616-3320.
Aug. 5th and 19th, Sept. 9th and 16th, Oct. 7th and 21st, Nov. 4th and 18th and Dec. 2nd and 16th, St. John’s Queens Hospital New Mom Breakfast Club, 10 to 11:30 a.m., call 558-1198.
Aug. 12th and 13th, Saturday and Sunday, Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival In New York dragon boat racing, call 539-8974.
Fleas and Festivals
July 22nd, Youth Vote 2000 Street Fair, Covenant House of Queens Resource Center at Rufus King Park, 153rd Street and Jamaica Avenue, 725-9851.
July 23rd, Astoria Summerfest, 30th Avenue from 29th to 41st Street, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Aug. 25th, Bryant H.S. classes of the 60’s, The Swan Club, Roslyn, Long Island, call (210) 680-4816 or E-mail IRISHLASS317@dellnet.com.
September 2000, St. Christopher’s Elementary School is celebrating their 75th Anniversary. Alumni should call (516) 223-4404.
Sept. 23, Francis Lewis H.S. 40th Anniversary Celebration, 6:30 p.m., auditorium, 58-20 Utopia Pkwy., Fresh Meadows.
Around The Borough Of Queens
Talent Showcase, Federation of Italian American Organizations of Queens, Inc., Wednesday evenings in July, August, 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. For more information, call 204-2444.
Pomonok Neighborhood Center, Inc. Crime Victim Assistance Unit, 67-09 Kissena Blvd., Flushing, call 591-6060.
Kew Gardens Community Center summer programs and activities; creative writing, Thursday at the movies; Actors’ Workshop, card games, music and exercise classes and workshops. Call, 268-5960.
Aug. 14th, Monsignor McClancy H.S. summer basketball camp, boys age seven to 15. For more information and registration, call 898-3800.
Now to July 26th, Art-On-Site 2000 and Adventures in Art 2000 summer art classes and workshops for children ages eight and up. Simulated stained glass windows, colored paper collage, city blocks, clay sculpture, comic collages, design a building, whirligigs, 1:30 to 3 p.m., call 592-9700, to register for a class or workshop. Call the Queens Museum of Art, 592-9700.
Now to July 27th, kids programs at Alley Pond Environmental Center, call 229-4000 for registration and information.
Now to Aug. 11th Art Camp for three- to 12-year-old children, P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center,
Now to Aug. 26th, Living On The Edge and Summer Science for Kids, Queens Library Gallery, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica, 990-8665.
July 19th, 26th, George Seuffert Bandshell, Forest Park, Forest Park Drive and Woodhaven Boulevard, free children’s shows, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. Call, 235-0760.
July 24th, Aug. 14th, Kids Golfers Wanted! Chase Junior Golf Camps, age eight to 14, sign up now, call 699-4212.
Things To Do–Places To Go
New York City Dept. of Parks & Recreation:
July 28th, 29th, 30th, Clyde Beatty Cole Bros. Circus, (888) NY-PARKS.
Aug. 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, children’s show, Seuffert Bandshell.
Aug. 5th, New York Metro Country Music Association, Seuffert Bandshell.
Aug. 17th, Blood, Sweat and Tears Concert, Seuffert Bandshell.
Aug. 15th to Sept. 6th, Larry Carr Carnival, Victory Field.
July 27th, New York Philharmonic, 7:30 p.m., Francis Lewis Boulevard, Fresh Meadows, (888) NY-PARKS.
New York Hall of Science:
Now to Sept. 17th, Reptiles; Real and Robotic, Flushing Meadow-Corona Park, 699-0005.
King Manor Museum:
July 18th and 25th, Arts in the Parks, 10:30 a.m.
July 19th Century Wood Crafts, noon to 4 p.m.
For information, call 206-0545.
Alley Pond Environmental Center:
Kids Programs: July and August, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Wee Sprouts, Toddler Time, Fledglings, Summer Bunnies, Summer Nature Kids, APEC Explorers, Conservation Kids, .
Adult Programs: July and August, Wednesdays and Saturdays, Watercolor Workshop, Azmuth to Zenith, Birds of Prey , It’s Veedor and He’s Coming to APEC Sounds Great and All Hands On Deck.
APEC is located at 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston, call 229-4000 for registration and information. It’s a good thing!
Queens Botanical Garden:
Now to Aug. 16th, Children’s Garden, four seasons of outdoor adventures for ages five to 14, 886-3800.
Now to Aug. 8th, Cultural Collaborative Jamaica (CCJ), 10:30 a.m., King Park Lawn, and July 21st and 28th, CCJ Arts & Music Summer Festival (JAMS), 6:30 p.m., King Park Gazebo, Jamaica Avenue at 153rd Street, 206-0545.
July 23rd, Colombian Independence Day Festival, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., 760-6565.
July 28th, 29th, 30th, 22nd annual Thunderbird American Indian Mid-Summer Pow-Wow, Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy, Floral Park, call 347-FARM for more information.
Aug. 5th, Willie Nelson concert, Unisphere, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, 760-6565.
It’s Fun To Be At The ‘Y’
Cross Island YMCA, 479-0505. Day camp is still available. Programs include Adventure Camp, ages five to eight years; Explorer Camp, ages nine to 12 years and Teen Camp for 13 and 14 years
Long Island City YMCA, 392-7932. Summer Youth Baseball League during July and August, call Glenn O’Brien, ext. 239.