Calendar of Events Community Meetings
Calendar of Events
July 16, 5:30 p.m., Queens Borough Board, 120-55 Queens Blvd., 2nd floor, borough president’s conference room; 286-3000.
7 p.m., West Queens Greens, 25-26 18th St., Apt. 1F., Astoria; 728-7372.
July 19, 7 p.m., Community Board 2; Sunnyside Senior Center, 43-31 39th St., 2nd Floor; 533-8773.
July 26, 8 p.m., Catholic War Veterans St. Margaret’s Post 1172, 72-53 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village; 894-1133.
Aug. 9, noon to 2 p.m., Chamber of Commerce Borough of Queens; Riccardo’s By The Bridge, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria; 898-8500.
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
New York City Police Department and Parks Departments, Children’s Crime Prevention Day. For information, call Police Officer Bonziglia at 386-6223.
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.
July 17, 24, 31
New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens presents the American Cancer Society’s "I Can Cope" free cancer educational series; Arnold Center for Radiation Oncology, Conference Room, 56-45 Main St., Flushing; 670-1422.
NYPD/Community Harmony Day Picnic; Baisley Park, 150th Street and North Conduit Avenue, Queens; 969-7472 or 969-7366.
Now to July 26
Hollywood’s Famous Poets Society contest, one poem 21 lines or less; Free Poetry Contest, PMB126, 1626 N. Wilcox Ave., Hollywood, CA 90028, www.famouspoets.com.
Now to Aug. 31
Newcomers H.S. registration for new students, 28-01 41st Ave., Long Island City; 937-6005.
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
July 16, 23, 30
Barbara Sfago Trio plays jazz at Albatross, 36-19 24th Ave., Astoria; 274-9164.
July 14, 24, New York Metropolitan Country Music Association dances, Glendale Memorial Building, 72-02 Myrtle Ave. For information, call 763-4328.
LFB Productions presents "Flip Flop" a family musical play; Marathon Jewish Community Center, 245-37 60th Ave., Douglaston. For information, call 263-0976.
July 16 to Aug 20
Jazz Night at Athens Square Park with Carol Sudhalter’s Astoria Big Band, 7:30 p.m., 30th Avenue at 30th Street; 278-5331.
Film screening, "Niko’s Restaurant," Athens Square Park, 30th Avenue at 30th Street; 726-7329.
July 17, 24, 31
Barbara Sfago Trio plays jazz at Erawan, 42-31 Bell Blvd., Bayside; 428-2112.
Carol Sudhalter Sextet; Court Square Park, Jackson and Thomson Avenues, Long Island City; call for time 278-5331.
Astoria Park Waterfront Concert: "Southbound Express"; Shore Boulevard and 19th Street; 728-7820.
Dutch Kills Family Night, "G-Man Band," ballfield, 37th Avenue between Crescent and 27th Street; 728-7820.
July 19, Aug. 2, 16
Open Mike Night, 42-02 Main St., Starbucks, Flushing.
Art fair at Athens Square, 30th Avenue at 30th Street, promoted by the Astoria Arts Collective; 278-7722.
Aug. 12, 16, 17, 19
Second-Ever Long Island City/Astoria Waterfront Jazz Festival, presented by Carol Sudhalter and co-produced with Partnerships For Parks. Call 278-5331 for locations.
Now 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.
American Museum of the Moving Image
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 17, 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."
Athens Square Park
July 17, "Niko’s Restaurant,"
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
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; Now to Aug. 7, Evolution of Sculpture; Now to Aug. 29, Art-On-Site 2001, summer art workshops for children ages five through 14; Now 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." For information, call 592-9700.
Queens Symphony Orchestra
July 15, Young Talent Brigade (both events at Forest Park Bandshell, Woodhaven); Aug. 4, JAMS Festival, Jamaica Avenue; Aug. 9, "These Three Tenors," St. John’s University Great Lawn; Aug. 11, Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park; Aug. 12, "These Three Tenors"; Aug. 19, Zarzuela Zings! (both events at Forest Park Bandshell) and Aug. 22, All Ears Musicfest, Court Square Park, Long Island City. For information, call 326-4455.
Socrates Sculpture Park
July 11, Brazil, Carlos Diegues’ "Orfeu"; July 18, Greece, John Cohen’s "Pericles in America"; July 25, Argentina, Carlos Saura’s "Tango"; Aug. 1, Eastern Europe, Michal Goldman’s "A Jumpin’ Night in the Garden of Eden"; Aug. 8, United States, Mel Stuart’s, "Wattstax," rated R and Aug. 15, Italy, Reginald Barker’s "The Italian" and Sept. 1, 2, "Communications from a Cockroach: archy and the underside," call 956-1819.
"You’ve Gotta Have Park"
Woodside on the Move’s, Summer In The Parks Concert Series, Windmuller Park, 52nd Street and 39th Drive, July 18, Foundation for Filipino Artists traditional music; Aug. 8, Nashville Attitude country music and line dancing; and Aug. 15, Bronagh O’Rourke and Band traditional Irish music and step dance. Bush Park, 61st Street between Queens and Laurel Hill Boulevards, July 11, Korean Traditional Music Institute music and dance; July 25, Ballet Los Pampas Argentine tango and folklore; Aug. 1, Phil Costa and Something Special big band music; Rain dates Thursday following the scheduled performance dates. For concert/park information, call Woodside On The Move, 476-8449.
At the George Seuffert Bandshell: July 11, "Hip Pickles"; July 13, "Guys and Dolls"; July 18 to 20, 22, Puccini’s "Gianni Schicchi"; July 25, Pure and Simple Music for kids; Aug. 1, bugs and balloons; Aug. 3, "Some Like It Hot"; Aug. 4, "West Side Story"; Aug 8, Cinderella; Aug. 15, The Performance Project; and Aug. 22 magic variety show. For information, call 235-4100.
Gantry Plaza State Park
July 15, NY Hardbop Quintet contemporary jazz and the second annual Art-In-The-Park art exhibit; July 22, the Latin-Jazz coalition Latin jazz; and Aug. 12 city parks jazz festival., 48th Avenue and the East River; (888) NY PARKS.
Juniper Valley Park
July 11, "An Adventure in Imagination" free reading for kids nine and under, upper playground at 80th Street in Middle Village. In case of rain event will be held at the Middle Village library; 326-1390.
Mac Neil Park
Arts in the Parks: Concerts: July 15, "Blue Sky with Cathy Rose; and July 22, The Something Special Orchestra. Children’s Programs: July 17, The Mystery of the Great Blue Heron Marsh; July 24, Big Ideas for Little People; Read a Book; and July 31, Cinderella and Puppet Making Workshop. The park is located at 5th Avenue and College Place, College Point. For information, call 358-0067.
New York Hall of Science
Sept. 1, 2, Cookin’ Up A Comet; Now to Sept. 2, Aliens: World of Possibilities; Aliens Make-it and Take-it Activities and Hairy Sandwalker puppet making, 47-01 111th St., Flushing Meadows-Corona Park; 699-0005.
Queens Botanical Gardens
July 14, Growing Together: Plants and Food Around the World and Growing Vegetables in the Home Garden; July 21, Percussion Discussion and Shade Gardening; July 28, Tail Tales and Share Your Stories About Plants; Aug. 4, The Art of Mehendi; Aug. 5, concert, Rhythms Around the World; Aug. 9, concert, Something Special Big Band; Aug. 11, The Three Spas: A Russian Celebration; Aug. 12, Share Your Stories About Plants; Aug. 25, Family Program the art of paper folding; Sept. 3, concert, Queens Festival Band; Sept. 8, Crazy Containers!; Sept. 11, Natural Lawn Care; Sept. 15, Natural Lawn Care; Sept. 22, Chocolate: Food for the Gods; Sept. 25, Backyard Composting and Sept. 29, Persimmons and Pomegranates: The Ethnic Markets of Main Street. For information, call 886-3800 or visit www.queensbotanical.org.
Queens County Farm Museum
July 11 to Aug. 17, children’s summer craft workshops, registration has already begun, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park; 347-3276, ext. 14.
July 27, 28, 29, The 23rd Annual Thunderbird American Indian Mid-Summer Pow-Wow, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park. For information, call 347-3276
Rufus King Park
Arts in the Parks: July 17, "The Love Bug Hugs," July 24, "Taj Weekes and Adowa, Roots Reggae," July 31, "Sweet Potato Pie and Such," Aug. 7, "The Magic Al Show" and Aug. 14, "The Performance Project is Hot!"; Jamaica Avenue between 150th and 153rd Streets; (212) 360-8290 or www.cityparksfoundation.org.
July 14, East River Festival Youth Week! Environmental exhibitors, Greenmarket, activities and a live performance by the Arm-of-the-Sea theater, Astoria Park, 21st Street and the East River; (888) NY PARKS; July 21, Conservation, Forest Park Buddy Monument, Myrtle Avenue and Park Lane South; 846-2731; July 28, Nocturnal animals, Forest Park Nature Center; 846-2731; July 29, Haiku Hike, Alley Pond Park, Alley Pond Woodland Nature Center; 217-6034; Aug. 11, Kissena Historic Grove (c. 1700), Kissena Park, Rose Avenue and Parsons Boulevard; (888) NY PARKS; Aug. 12, Old Fort Totten (1862), Bayside, front security gate; Aug. 18, Hiking the Greenway, Cunningham Park, 197th Street and Union Turnpike; (888) NY PARKS and Aug. 26, Canoeing in Meadow Lake, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, reservations required; 846-2731.