Calendar Night Out Against Crime Aug. 7
Night Out Against Crime
104th Police Precinct; Catalpa Avenue between Fresh Pond Road and 64th Place.
107th Police Precinct; meet at Electchester Shopping Center Parking Lot; Parsons Boulevard between 71st and Jewel Avenues, bring a flashlight.
108th Police Precinct; Woodside to Roosevelt Avenue between 58th and 62nd Streets.
114th Police Precinct; War Memorial in Astoria Park.
112th Police Precinct; MacDonald Park, Queens and Yellowstone Boulevards, in case of rain, Forest Hills Jewish Center.
115th Precinct; Northern Park (Northern Boulevard at 93rd Street).
Call your local precinct for additional information.
Aug. 7, 4 to 7 p.m., New York Metropolitan Transportation Council; Alexander Hamilton United States Custom House, Naval Officer’s Room, third floor, 1 Bowling Green, Manhattan.
Aug. 8, 7:30 p.m., Community Board 5; Greater Ridgewood Youth Council Meeting Hall, 62-10 Myrtle Ave., Glendale; 366-1834
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.
Aug. 14, 7:45 p.m., Community Board 9; Villa Russo’s Il Palazzo, 101-12 Lefferts Blvd., Richmond Hill; 286-2686.
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
Aug. 5, CSA in Astoria health talks, ARROW Community garden, 35-38 35th St., Astoria; 937-1264.
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.
Sept. 30, Community Fair, Arrow Park, 35-38 35th St., Astoria; e-mail CommunityFair2001@hotmail.com or call Yossi Rosenboin, 728-3936 or Sybil Kessler at 204-5058.
Arts & Entertainment
Aug. 2, 16, Open Mike Night, 42-02 Main St., Starbucks, Flushing.
Aug. 6, Caffe Greco, open mike night.
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.
Aug. 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, The Village Players present "Lovers and Other Strangers"; Hollis Woods Community Church, 215-16 82nd Ave., Queens Village; (516) 937-9294.
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.
Now 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.
Now to Sept. 13, Linda Smith "Portraits in clay and paint," La Guardia Community College, E Building Atrium, 31-10 Thompson Ave., Long Island City; 482-5709.
Astoria Park Waterfront Concert Series:
Aug. 2, classic rock night; Aug. 9, Broadway show tunes night; Aug. 16, swing/big band night; Aug. 23, classic soul night, Shore Boulevard and 19th Street; 728-7820.
Flushing Council on Culture and the Arts and NYC Parks and Recreation:
Aug. 4, Crocheron Park, 35th Avenue and 315th Place, Bayside, "Bravo Broadway"; Aug. 10, Francis Lewis Park, 3rd Avenue and 147th Street, Whitestone, Something Special Big Band; Aug. 18, Fort Totten Park, Cross Island Parkway and Bell Boulevard, Bayside, Soloists of the New York Grand Opera; Aug. 19, O’Connor Park, 32nd Avenue and Corporal Kennedy at 210th Street, Bayside, Gully Low Jazz Band; Aug. 24, George U. Harvey Park, Whitestone Expressway and 20th Avenue, Whitestone, Queens Symphony Orchestra Brass Ensemble; Aug. 26, MacNeil Park, College Place and 5th Avenue, College Point, The American Concert Band; Sept. 3, Bowne Park, 155th Street, Bayside, The Old Bethpage Brass Band and Sept. 9, Mariachi Acapulco 90.
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
Now 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 Aug. 30, Adventures in Art workshops for children ages eight and up, Series No. 1 and Series No. 2; Now to Sept. 22, the drawings of Robert Martinez, "Departures"; Now to Sept. 30th, Phun Phactory "Old Skool, New Skool, True Skool: The Graffiti Project"; 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; For information, call 592-9700.
Queens Symphony Orchestra
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.
Queens Theatre In The Park
AT&T Latino Cultural Festival, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, Aug. 1, Silvia Prieto; Aug. 3, Bunuel, Lorca and Dali; Aug. 4, Sofrito; Aug. 7, Historias de Futbol; Aug. 8, Eu, Voces, Eles; Aug. 9, Rock en espanol; Aug. 10, Wayruro; Aug. 11, Lucia Pulido and Illapu;Aug. 12, NY Artists Unlimited and Claudia Acuna & Editus; 760-0064.
Socrates Sculpture Park
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.
Thalia Spanish Theatre
To Aug. 12, Teatro Para Ninos and Ballet Fiesta Mexicana; Sept. 6 to Oct. 7, Flamenco Soul; Sept. 15, Broadway La Gran Via and Nov. 16 to Dec. 16, "Brake Four Hearts & Put In Reverse"; 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside; 729-3880.
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.
November 2001, Our Lady of Fatima is looking for members and friends of Our Lady of Fatima Drum and Bugle Corps. Call Ed at 979-8578.
"You’ve Gotta Have Park"
Woodside on the Move’s, Summer In The Parks Concert Series, Bush Park, 61st Street between Queens and Laurel Hill Boulevards, Aug. 1, Phil Costa and Something Special big band music. Windmuller Park, 52nd Street and 39th Drive, Aug. 8, Nashville Attitude country music and line dancing; and Aug. 15, Bronagh O’Rourke and Band traditional Irish music and step dance. Rain dates Thursday following the scheduled performance dates. For concert/park information, call Woodside On The Move, 476-8449.
Athens Square Park
Aug. 14, Readings in the Parks program for schoolchildren with storyteller Debbie Kirkland and Now through August, Monday, Jazz Night; Wednesday, Italian Night and Sunday, Greek Night; 30th Avenue and 30th Street.
Astoria Park Playground
Aug. 1, Readings in the Parks program for schoolchildren with storyteller Sandra Rodriguez, 19th Street and Shore Boulevard.
At the George Seuffert Bandshell: Aug. 1, Bugs and Balloons children’s show; Aug. 3, "Some Like It Hot"; Aug. 4, "West Side Story"; Aug. 8, "Cinderella"; Aug. 15, The Performance Project, Queens Kidz with a Stomp; Aug. 16, oldies music with The Marvelettes, Impalas and Del Vikings and Aug. 22 magic variety children’s show. For information, call 235-4100.
Gantry Plaza State Park
Aug. 12, City Parks Jazz Festival, 48th Avenue and the East River; (888) NY PARKS.
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.
"Jazz Under the Bridge," Aug. 3, Doc Pittman; Aug. 10, various artists; Aug. 17, Kim Clark Quintet and Aug. 24, Fred Butler Group; Vernon Boulevard and 41st Avenue.
Queens Botanical Gardens
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
Now to Aug. 17, children’s summer craft workshops, registration has already begun, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park; 347-3276, ext. 14.
Rufus King Park
Arts in the Parks: 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.
Queens 2001 Summer Festivals
Face-painting, carnival games, puppet shows, DJ dance contests, snow cones and cotton candy, arts and crafts and more. Aug. 7, Baisley Park South, 150th Street and Rockaway Boulevard and Aug. 18, St. Albans, Merrick Boulevard and 173rd Place. For information, call (212) 360-8211.
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.