2001-09-12 / Community Calendar

Community Meetings

Sept. 17, 7 p.m., Middle Village Property Owners/Residents Association; St. Margaret’s Parish Hall, 79th Street and Juniper Valley Road; 894-4114.

Sept. 19, 8 p.m., 110 Precinct Community Council; Astoria Federal Savings, 57-07 Junction Blvd., Elmhurst; 476-9309.

Sept. 20, 7:45 p.m., Juniper Park Civic Association; meet Mayoral Candidate Mike Bloomberg, Our Lady of Hope, school auditorium, Eliot Avenue and 71st Street, Middle Village; 651-5865.

Sept. 23, 9:30 a.m., Jewish War Veterans Kew Forest-Woodside-Irwin Loitz Post 250; Rego Park Jewish Center, 97-30 Queens Blvd.

Sept. 25, 7:30 p.m., Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation; LeCordon Bleu Caterers, 96-01 Jamaica Ave.; 805-0202.

Oct. 9. 7:45 p.m., Community Board 9; Villa Russo, 118-16 101st Ave.; 286-8686, fax 286-2685.

Oct. 11, 8 p.m., Dutch Kills Civic Association; 729-0373.

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

SSept. 20, Parents Without Partners; Skyline Diner, 271-27 Union Tpke., New Hyde Park; 343-7674.

Sept. 15, Oct. 4, Italian Charities of America, Italian classes for adult beginner, intermediate and advanced and children’s beginner and intermediate, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 478-3100.

Sept. 14, New York Hospital Queens "What To Do in an Emergency When Caring for Your Grandchildren" refresher course; Queens Botanical Garden, Main Street, Flushing; 670-1231.

Sept. 16, Federation of Italian American Organizations of Queens, become a citizen, register to vote; St. Mel’s School Auditorium, 154-24 26th Ave., Flushing; 204-2444.

Sept. 16 to 22, Queens Chamber of Commerce "Chamber of Commerce Week; 898-8500.

Sept. 20, LaGuardia C.C., Networking Technology and Windows 2000 open house, 29-10 Thomson Ave., Long Island City; 482-5125.

Sept. 20, St. John’s University Center of Asian Studies Hosts September lecture, 8000 Utopia Pkwy., Jamaica; 990-6185.

Sept. 21, Queens County Overall Economic Development Corporation 3rd annual conference; Citibank, One Court Sq., Long Island City; 263-0456.

Sept. 24, Queens Mineral Society annual brag night; Queens College, Room D235, Flushing; 544-5059 or 346-6839.

Sept. 24, Lexington School for the Deaf, SHHH Chapter meeting, 30th Avenue and 75th Street, Jackson Heights; 264-3017.

Sept. 24, LaGuardia C.C., Pharmacy Technician open house, 29-10 Thomson Ave., Long Island City; 482-5125.

Sept. 25, LaGuardia C.C., Telecommunications open house, 29-10 Thomson Ave., Long Island City; 482-5125.

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

The Forest Hills Symphony is looking for a few good musicians, rehearsals Wednesday nights; Forest Hills Jewish Center, auditorium, 106-06 Queens Blvd; 591-3456.

Sept. 20, Oct. 4, 18, Open-mic night, Starbucks, 41-02 Main St., Flushing.

Sept. 22, Oct. 27, Nov. 24 and Dec. 22, Women’s Writers Forum; Sofa Cafe, 35th Street and 28th Avenue, Astoria and Oct. 13, Nov. 10 and Dec. 8, Women’s Visual Arts Forum; LaVuelta Bistro, 10-43 44th Dr., Long Island City. Sponsored by Women’s Studio Center, www.womenstudiocenter.org. For more information call 274-9585.

Sept. 23, Queensborough Community College Professional Performing Arts Series "Unforgettable--The Nat King Cole Story," 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside; 631-6327.

American Museum of the Moving Image

Sept. 15, Hollywood Meets the Avant- Garde, "The Bluebird," "Dreams Of A Rarebit Fiend"; Lecture: Busby Berkeley And America's Pioneer Abstract Filmmakers, "Allegretto," "An American March," "Rhythm In Light," "Simple Destiny Abstractions," "Glens Falls Sequences," "Composition #1: Themis," "Wonder Bar," "Footlight Parade," "Whoopee," "Palmy Days" and "Gold Diggers Of 1933"; Sept. 16, "Borderline," "City Of Contrasts, " Lecture: Slavko Vorkapich and Robert Florey: Masters Of Expressionism In American Film, "The Life And Death Of 9413: A Hollywood Extra," "The Love Of Zero," "Skyscraper Symphony," "Moods Of The Sea," "Murders Of The Rue Morgue," "The Beast With Five Fingers," "Manhattan Cocktail," "The Wolf Of Wall Street," "Sins Of The Fathers," "Crime Without Passion," "Firefly," "Maytime" and "Mr. Smith Goes To Washington"; Sept. 22, Social Engineering: Highlights from the A/V Geeks Educational Film Archive, "What To Do About Upset Feelings," "Getting Along With Others," "Parents:Who Needs Them?," "The Outsider," "Psychological Differences Between The Sexes," "Mirror Mirror"; Huh?, "Me Too?," "Why Does Cathy Not Eat Breakfast?" "Easy Way Out," "Malakapalakadoo Skip Two," "Pride On Parade," "Curious Habits Of Man," "Stalked"; Sept. 23, Clean Body, Clean Mind, "Soapy The Germ Fighter," "Let’s Be Clean And Neat," "Personal Hygiene For Boys," "Personal Health For Girls," "Teeth," "Some Of Your Bits AIn’t Nice," "I Have To Be Me"; Oops!, "Down And Out," "You And What You Do," "Danger Is Your Companion," "Anyone At All," "Shake Hands With Danger"; Sept. 29, Cinema VD: Sin, Sex, And Sores, "VD: Every 30 Seconds," "VD Attack Plan," "Innocent Party," " The Lunatic," "Know For Sure," "As The Office Turns," "The Grapevine," "Promotion Bypass," "The Trouble With Women," "The Trouble With Archie," "Your Job: Fitting In," "Transactional Analysis"; Sept. 30, Drugs, Drugs, Drugs, "Case Study--LSD," "Drugs Are Like That," Drugs And The Nervous System," "LSD--Insight Or Insanity," "Marijuana"; Could This Have Happened By Accident?, "Carnivorous Plants," "Biography Of A Bee," "Wonder Of Our Body," "Primitive Man In A Modern World" and "Mystery Of Time."

The museum is located at 35th Avenue and 36th Street in Astoria. For program information, call (718) 784-0077.

Queens Museum of Art

Sept. 16, 23, 30, Sunday Family Drop-In Workshops; Sept. 23, Pied Piper Project; Sept. 25, 22, 29, Guided tour of the Panorama of the City of New York and Sept. 29, Hispanic Heritage Month Program; 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, "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.

Thalia Spanish Theatre

Sept. 15, Broadway La Gran Via produced in collaboration with the Queens Symphony Orchestra; Now to Oct. 7, Flamenco Soul; and Nov. 16 to Dec. 16, "Brake Four Hearts & Put In Reverse", 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside; 729-3880.

Dinners & Dances

Sept. 15, 22, 29, New York Metropolitan Country Music Association; Glendale Memorial Building, 72-02 Myrtle Ave, adults only; 763-4328 or www.nymcma.org.

Sept. 15, Wednesday and Saturday Italian classes; Sept. 22, Italian Charities of America, Saturday and Sunday dances, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 478-3100.


Sept. 29, St. John’s Preparatory School (formerly Mater Christi) is holding a reunion honoring the classes of ‘66, ‘71, ‘76 and ‘81. Please call the Alumni Office at 721-7200, ext. 286.

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.

School Spirit

Sept. 19, Forest Hills H.S., Adult Education System, one-session computer course, 67-01 110th St; 263-8066.

Sept. 24, Monsignor McClancy H.S., Jim Murphy Memorial Golf Tournament, Wheatley Hills Golf Club, East Williston, New York. For more information contact Brother James O’Grady 397-8343.

School Year 2001-2002, P.S. 131, Abigail Adams School, Jamaica is gathering information for their 75th anniversary journal. For information, call 739-4229.

Fleas & Fairs

Sept. 15, Dutch Kills Civic Association, 36th Avenue street fair; 729-0373.

Sept. 16, Astoria Restoration Association’s 23rd Annual Astoria Alive Festival, 31st Street between Ditmars Boulevard and 21st Avenue, raindate Sept. 23; 726-0034.

Sept. 22, Queens Pride House Center for LGBT Communities in Queens flea market and garage sale; Winfield Plaza, 69th Street at Woodside Avenue (in case of rain, 67-03 Woodside Ave.); 429-5309.

Sept. 29, Historic Jackson Heights annual fall flea market at The Towers Co-op, 80th Street and 34th Avenue; 639-081 evenings.

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