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Calendar America: The Healing

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Beauty and the Beast will be performed at the LaGuardia Performing Arts Center on October 27th. For information call 482-5060.Beauty and the Beast will be performed at the LaGuardia Performing Arts Center on October 27th. For information call 482-5060.

Grief counseling, financial assistance, Catholic Charities mental health professions are available at the following clinics for individuals, families and groups: Corona/Elmhurst, 779-1600; Glendale, 456-7001 and Woodside, 779-1234. The Family Center Staff is available to offer emergency financial assistance and any other services that may be needed, 726-9790.

Oct. 11, 7:15 p.m., Community Boards 5, 6, 8, 9 & 10 are holding a Night of Prayer & Remembrance, Forest Park Bandshell, Richmond Hill; 286-2686

Halloween Hauntings

Oct. 27, "Haunted Waters," Long Island City-Astoria walking tour, Hell Gate Bridge, Shore Boulevard, Astoria Park; 278-0700.

Oct. 27, concert and party; Socrates Sculpture Park, Broadway and Vernon Boulevard; 278-0700.

Oct 22-31, King Manor Museum special flashlight tour for age 10+, prepaid reservations are required; 206-0545.

Oct. 28, Forest Park Halloween party, costume contest, arts and crafts, live D.J., food and beverages; 235-4100.

Oct. 31, "Haunted Garden" Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St., Flushing; 886-3800.

Community Meetings

Oct. 9, 12:30 p.m., Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce luncheon, Dazie’s Restaurant, 39-41 Queens Blvd.; 482-6053.

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

Oct. 10, 8 a.m., Long Island City Business Development Corp. meeting re NYC 2012 Olympics, Tennisport, 51-24 2nd St., LIC; 786-5300.

7:30 p.m., Community Board 5; Greater Ridgewood Youth Council Meeting Hall, 62-10 Myrtle Ave., Glendale; 366-1834.

7:30 p.m., Astoria Ditmars Homeowners and Tenants Civic Association special meeting, 45-09 Ditmars Blvd., Astoria; 721-3690.

Oct. 11, 1 p.m., American Assn. of Retired Persons, Chapter 162, monthly meeting, Church of the Resurrection, 85-09 118th St., Richmond Hill; 969-8813.

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

Oct. 18, 8:30 p.m., Community School Board District 26; M.S. 74 auditorium, 61-15 Oceania St., Bayside; 631-6981.

Oct. 23, 8 p.m., 107th Precinct Community Council, 71-01 Parsons Blvd., Community Room, Flushing

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

Now to Dec. 17, Sahaja Yoga meditation; Monday evenings, Astoria Branch Library, 14-01 Astoria Blvd.; (212) 269-YOGA.

Oct. 11, import/export open house; Oct. 16, 29th commencement exercises and installation of college’s president and Oct. 25 Pulitzer Prize winner Yusef Komunyakka lecture, 31-10 Thomson Ave., Long Island City; 482-5125;

Oct. 10, Parents Without Partners, Queens Chapter 16 orientation meeting; Skyline Diner, 271-27 Union Tpke., New Hyde Park; 343-7674.

Oct. 11, International Association of Administrative Professions; Donovan’s of Bayside Restaurant; 767-2600, ext. 358.

Oct. 12, Central Astoria Local Development Coalition, tenants rights and the responsibilities of small building owners; Catholic War Veterans Auxiliary Post 641, 45-06 30th Ave.; 728-7820.

Oct. 13, Roosevelt Island Tree Board "Fall Tree Walk"; meet at the Boy Scout van alongside the hardware store, Main Street, 9:45 a.m.

Oct. 25, Parents Without Partners, Queens Chapter 16; Skyline Diner, 271-27 Union Tpke., New Hyde Park; 343-7674.

Nov. 14, Long Island City Business Development Corporation annual luncheon and trade show; Terrace on the Park; 786-5300.

Arts & Entertainment

Oct. 18, open-mic night, Starbucks, 41-02 Main St., Flushing.

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

Oct. 16, Beatnik Publishing and the East Elmhurst Public Library open-mic night, 95-06 Astoria Blvd.; 424-2619.

Oct. 31, free poetry contest; The International Library of Poetry, Suite 19912, 1 Poetry Plz., Owings Mills, MD 21117, www.poetry.com..

Nov. 5, open-mic night, Caffe Greco, 79-08 37th Ave., Jackson Heights; 396-4243.

Nov. 16, T.R.Y. luncheon and show "The Owl and the Pussycat"; Riccardo’s By The Bridge Restaurant, 21-01 24th St., Astoria; 983-1990.

Flushing Council on Culture and the Arts

Oct. 5, Friday night jazz: Kenny Garrett; Oct. 18, 19, Dance: Jaleo Flamenco; Nov. 2, Latin jazz concert: David Valentin; Nov. 8, Dance: Ballet Fiesta Mexicana; Nov. 9, Friday night jazz: Houston Person and Etta Jones; Nov. 16, Theater/Dance: Todo/Tango and All That Tango and Dec. 9, Classical music concert, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing; 463-7700.

LaGuardia Community College

Oct. 5, Jazz Jam Series: Flossie Wilson; Oct. 19, Night of Blues: Alan Burroughs; Oct. 27, Ballet for Young Audiences: "Beauty and the Beast" ; and Nov. 2, Young Jazz Musicians Spotlight; 482-5060.

Queens College

Oct. 10, New Amsterdam Baroque guest recital; Oct. 14, Orion String Quartet; Oct. 24, Queens College Orchestra; and Oct. 25, School of Music faculty concert, 65-30 Kissena Blvd; 997-5590.

Queensborough Community College

Oct. 14, opening reception, art gallery exhibits: European American Bank Collection and "Umbral de la Conceiencia"; Oct. 17, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, 27, two one-act plays: "Shostakovitch" and "The Indian Wants the Bronx" and Oct. 31, piano recital, 56th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard, Bayside; 631-6311.

Queens Museum of Art

The Film Series: Road Movies: Oct. 5, "It Happened One Night," Oct. 12, "Sullivan’s Travels," Oct. 19, "Bus Stop," Oct. 26, "The Trip to Bountiful," Nov. 2, "Duel," Nov. 9, "Thelma and Louise," Nov. 16, "Red River" and Nov. 30, "Lonely Are the Brave"; The Looking Series: Oct. 11, "The Body in Art," Oct. 18, The Baroque Era, Oct. 25, the Rococo, Neo-Classical and Romantic eras, Nov. 1, The late 19th century, Nov. 8, 15, the early 20th century and Nov. 29, The role of photography; Oct. 26, Trip to Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum and, Rutgers University and Nov. 13, Trip to the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art and the Bruce Museum of Arts and Science; 592-9700.

Queens Theatre In The Park

Oct. 13, Ballet for Young Audiences: "Circus Circa 1900"; Oct. 19, 20, 21, 24, 27, 28, "The Flying Karamazov Brothers: L’Universe"; Oct. 31, Nov. 1, 3, 4, Musical: "That’s Life!" and Nov. 3, Crabgrass Puppet Theatre: "Jabberwocky," Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, Flushing; 760-0064.

Thalia Spanish Theatre

Now to Oct. 7, Flamenco Soul; Nov. 16 to Dec. 16, "Brake Four Hearts & Put In Reverse," 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside; 729-3880.

Dinners & Dances

Oct. 20, Saturday dances; Oct. 21 Sunday dances with instruction and Oct. 13, Italian Night, Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 478-3100.

Nov. 8, Long Island City YMCA second annual Frank J. Tempone Service to Youth dinner and dance; Terrace on the Park, 52-11 111th St., Flushing.

Nov. 14, SHAREing & CAREing annual benefit cocktail party and silent auction to benefit breast cancer support services; Riccardo’s by the Bridge, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria; 721-7777.


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

Oct. 5, Monsignor McClancy H.S., First Annual 5K Jim Michelini Memorial Walk-A-Thon. For more information call Brother James O’Grady, 397-9343.

Oct. 8, Open house, Regis H.S., eighth grade; (212) 288-1100.

Oct. 13, New York Cares/New York City Board of Education spruce-up New York City public schools; (212) 598-5800.

Oct. 17, Open house, La Salle Academy, grades six to eight, 44 E. Second St., New York; (212) 475-8940, ext. 340.

Oct. 20, Open house, Monsignor McClancy Memorial H.S., 71-06 31st Ave., East Elmhurst; 898-3800.

Oct. 27, Open house, St. Francis Preparatory School, grades nine to 12, Fresh Meadows; 423-8810.

After School Programs, Forest Park’s art and dance classes; 235-4100 and at Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center: homework help, arts and crafts, sports, girls basketball, drama, tap dance and choir; 263-4121.

Art contest, Queens Historical Society fifth annual fourth grade student art contest; 939-0647, ext. 17.

Fleas & Fairs & Fundraisers

Oct. 21, Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation, 22nd annual street festival, 80th Street to Woodhaven Boulevard; 805-0202.

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