Calendar America: The Healing
America: The Healing
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.
Grief counseling, Cross Island YMCA Mondays, certified social workers are available on Wednesdays and Thursdays, 3 to 6 p.m., fill out form, present photo ID, schedule one-hour sessions. Memberships and program scholarships offered for families of victims and rescue workers, tolerance and harmony training offered, 238-10 Hillside Ave., Bellerose; 479-0505.
Dislocated Workers Assistance, The Consortium For Worker Education (CWE) will provide employment services to assist people affected by the WTC tragedy. CWE has a site in Queens at 118-35 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills; 544-5490. For more information, call (212) 981-5234.
FEMA/NY State/NYC Disaster Assistance, for housing or transportation needs, business losses or loss of employment you may be eligible for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA); (800) 462-9029, TTY (*00) 462-7585 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday to Saturday.
Medical bills, mental health counseling, funeral expenses, lost earnings or support due to injury or loss of life; contact the New York State Crime Victims Board; (800) 247-8035, TTY (888) 289-9747, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Nov. 11, Community Board 2 wishes all veterans a Happy Veterans Day, thank you for all you have done for our country, we honor you!
Nov. 12, 7:30 p.m., Middle Village Property Owners/Residents Association, Inc.; St. Margaret’s Parish Hall, 79th Street and Juniper Valley Road; 894-4114.
Nov. 13, 12:30 p.m., Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce, luncheon; ; Dazie’s Restaurant, 39-41 Queens Blvd.; 482-6053.
7:30 p.m., Community Board 4; Lisa Memorial Center, 51-13 108th St., Corona; 760-3141.
7:45 p.m., Community Board 9; United Presbyterian Church, 94-02 101st Ave., Ozone Park; 286-2686.
8 p.m., Astoria Civic Association; Riccardo’s, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria; 545-5353.
8 p.m., Forest Hills Community Civic Association; American Legion Hall, 107-15 Metropolitan Ave.
Nov. 14, 9 a.m., Long Island City Business Development Corporation annual meeting and trade show; Terrace on the Park; 786-5300.
7:30 p.m., Community Board 5; Greater Ridgewood Youth Council Meeting Hall, 62-10 Myrtle Ave., Glendale; 366-1834.
8:15 p.m., North Queens Homeowners Civic Association; Lexington Center, 30th Avenue and 75th Street.
Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m., Kew Gardens Hills Civic Association, Councilmember-Elect Jim Gennaro and Community Affairs and Auxiliary units of the 107th Police Precinct ; Jewish Center of Kew Gardens Hills, 71-25 Main St; 263-1760.
Nov. 19, 7 p.m., sharp, Community Board 7; Union Plaza Nursing Home, 33-23 Union St., Flushing; 359-2800.
Items of Community Interest
Nov. 10, Nov, 24, City of New York Department of Sanitation, Queens curbside leaf collection; (212) 219-8090 or www.nyc.gov/sanitation.
Nov. 13, St. John’s University, community outreach initiative reception and open house, Marillac Terrace, 8000 Utopia Pkwy, Jamaica; 990-1900.
Nov. 13, Queens Independent Living Center women’s group, 140-40 Queens Blvd., Jamaica; 658-2526 (V) or 658-4720 (TTY).
Nov. 13, 14, Queensborough Community College, blood drive; 631-6375.
Nov. 14, Jackson Heights Garden Club meeting; Community Church; 651-7745.
Nov. 14, St. John’s University Center of Asian Studies, Sun Yat-Sen lecture series "It Takes A Coalition--East Asian’s Role in Supporting the U.S. War on Terrorism," 8000 Utopia Pkwy., Jamaica; 990-1526.
Nov. 14, Queens Borough Public Library Broadway Branch and Queens Legal Services, "Eviction Prevention: Tenants’ Rights & Responsibilities," 40-20 Broadway, Long Island City; 392-5646, ext. 40.
Nov. 14 to Dec. 2, Lighthouse International, the leading resource on overcoming the challenges of vision impairment, first-ever, pre-holiday sale, 118-29 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens; 997-4079.
Nov. 15, St. John’s University, science and religion lecture, Council Hall, 8000 Utopia Pkwy, Jamaica; 990-6378.
Nov. 15, Kew Gardens Hills Civic Association is organizing a partnership of park users and advocates with the Department of Parks to improve Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Dave Kulick; 539-8462.
Nov. 15, Queens Women’s Center and Samuel Field/Bay Terrace ‘Y’ presents "...Coping with the Tragic Events of September 11," 212-00 23rd Ave., Bayside, Barbara Gillespie; 352-7225.
Nov. 16, Grandmaster Aaron Banks and Shihan Jonas Nunez, Jr., 34th Annual 2001 Oriental World of Self-Defense; Madison Square Garden; 896-0456.
Nov. 17, Chian Federation 24th Homeric Award, Chian Federation Cultural Center. For reservations and information, call 204-2550.
Nov. 21, AARP Chapter No. 991 social meeting; Community United Methodist Church, 81-10 35th Ave., Jackson Heights; 457-4799.
Arts & Entertainment
Now to Nov. 15, Jackson Heights Art Club juried exhibition and sale; Europa Art Gallery, 84-15 37th Ave.
Nov. 10, Jackson Heights Community Development Corporation world premiere of Vito Ricci’s Electronic chamber opera "Help," Community Arts Center, 102-09 Northern Blvd., Corona; Katia Kubicek; 458-3600.
Nov. 10, 17, 24, New York Metropolitan Country Music Association Country & Western dances; Glendale Memorial Building, 72-02 Myrtle Ave; 763-4328.
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. For more information call 361-5649 or WSC586@aol.com
Nov. 11, 17, Italian Charities of America, Saturday and Sunday dances, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 478-3100.
Nov. 12, 19, 26, Barbara Sfraga Group, jazz; Erawan Thai Cuisine, 42-31 Bell Blvd., Bayside; 428-2112.
Nov. 15, Dec. 6, 20, open-mic night, Starbucks Coffee, 41-02 Main St., Flushing.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.
Nov. 17, open-mic night, Queens Borough Public Library, Jackson Heights Branch, 35-51 81st St.
Nov. 17, 18, Women’s Studio Center, Inc. open house; Wills Art Decor Building, 43-01 21st St., Suite 216, Long Island City.
Nov. 20, Dec. 18, Open-mic poetry nights, East Elmhurst Branch Library, 95-06 Astoria Blvd.; 424-2619.
Nov. 24 and Dec. 22, Women’s Writers Forum; Sofa Cafe, 35th St. and 28th Ave., Astoria.
Wednesday evenings, line dance lessons, ANIBIC Center, 212-12 26th Ave., Bayside; 423-9550.
American Museum of the Moving Image
Repertory Nights: Nov. 10, 11, "The Third Man; Nov. 17, 18, "Written On The Wind"; Nov. 24, 25, "Brazil"; Dec. 1, 2, "M"’ Dec. 8, 9, "Flowers of Shanghai"; Dec. 15, 16, "My Night at Maud’s"; Dec. 22, 23, "Wild Strawberries" and Dec. 29, 30, "Steamboat Bill Jr."; 784-0077.
Flushing Council on Culture and the Arts
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.
Queensborough Community College
Nov. 10, Performing Arts Series "Damn Yankees" (631-6311); Nov. 17, Queensborough Orchestra performs "Concierto de Aranjuez" and Schubert’s Fifth Symphony (631-6393); Nov. 18, Performing Arts Series "The Sunshine Boys" and Nov. 24, "New Vic Theatre of London in Canterbury Tales" (631-6311); Nov. 26, QCC Art Gallery Exhibit of European American Bank Collection and Ramon Menocal’s "Umbral de la Conceiencia" (631-6396), 56th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard, Bayside.
Nov. 18, Fleet Classical Concert Series, Colden Center for the Performing Arts, LeFrak Concert Hall, Kissena Boulevard and Horace Harding Expressway, Flushing; 793-8080.
Queens Museum of Art
Young Artists Series: Nov. 7, seeing and drawing, Nov. 14, watercolor, Nov. 28, collage and mixed media and Dec. 5, printing techniques; The Looking Series: Nov. 8, 15, the early 20th century and Nov. 29, The role of photography; The Film Series: Road Movies: Nov. 9, "Thelma and Louise," Nov. 16, "Red River" and Nov. 30, "Lonely Are the Brave"; Nov. 13, Trip to the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art and the Bruce Museum of Arts and Science; Now to Jan. 27, 2002, "The Long Walk To Freedom: Portraits of Civil Rights Activists Then and Now" in conjunction with Community Works and the Langston Hughes Branch of the Queens Borough Library; Now to Feb. 7, 2002, artist Jane Benson’s "Great Representations" and artist Susan Wolsborn’s "Kinesthesia" and artist Charley Friedman’s "Big Eyes" on the museum’s ramp and wedge space; Now to Feb 17, 2002, "Translated Acts" contemporary Asian art exhibit; 592-9700.
Queens Theatre In The Park
Nov. 8 to 11, Black Cultural Arts Series "The Trial of One Short-Sighted Black Woman vs. Mammy Louise and Safreeta Mae"; Now to Nov. 11, Musical: "108 Waverly" a new gay musical (mention code: "Pride Letter," $4 will be donated to the QLGPC); Nov. 17, 18, Ballet Hispanico, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, Flushing; 760-0064.
Thalia Spanish Theatre
Nov. 16 to Dec. 16, "Brake Four Hearts & Put In Reverse," 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside; 729-3880.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & …
Nov. 11, Istrian-American Charities Association dinner dance celebrating the 10th anniversary; Leonard’s of Great Neck, 555 Northern Blvd., Great Neck; 932-6893 or e-mail TasteTours@aol.com.
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.
Nov. 15, Outreach Project 20th annual luncheon; Sheraton New York Hotel, Manhattan; 847-9233.
Nov. 15, Flushing YMCA 76th anniversary dinner "A Tribute To Our Heroes"; Kum Gang Sum Restaurant, contact Peter Rosario; 961-6880, ext. 172.
Nov. 17, Cross Island YMCA second annual International Dinner Dance to benefit the scholarship fund; Autun’s Cuisine, Hicksville; 479-0505, ext. 159.
Fleas & Fairs & Fundraisers
Nov. 10, 11, ANIBIC rummage sale, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., ANIBIC Center, 212-12 26th Ave., Bayside.
Nov. 10, Italian Charities of America flea market, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 478-3100.
Nov. 17, Historic Jackson Heights, fall festival; St. Mark’s Church, 82nd Street and 34th Avenue, dinner 7 p.m., reservations required; 426-5080.
Dec. 2, Kiwanis Club of Astoria/Long Island City annual holiday auction; Riccardo’s, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria, Roseanne Alafogiannis, 545-8640 or Linda Perno, 752-1601.
"You’ve Gotta Have Park"
King Manor Museum
Nov. 17, Behind-the-Scenes Tour by Candle Light, Jamaica Avenue and 153rd Street; 206-0545.
Queens Botanical Garden
Nov. 10, Indoor Composting with Worms; Nov. 15, Basket Arrangement of Flowers; Nov. 17, Creating a Harvest Centerpiece; Nov. 18, Let There Be Light!; Nov. 19, Dec. 1, Holiday Sprays, Candy Cane Potpourri and Holiday Open House; Dec. 2, Candy Cane Potpourri, Pine Cone Madness and Holiday Open House; Dec, 6, Holiday Wreath-Making Workshop; Dec. 9, Wacky Winter Weather and Dec. 16, The Tastes of India; Dec. 17, Propagating Streptocarpus (African violets), 43-50 Main St., Flushing; 886-3800.
Socrates Sculpture Park
Now to Apr. 14, 2002, 2001 Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition, Broadway at Vernon Blvd., Long Island City; 956-1819 or visit the web site at www.socratessculpturepark.org.
Every Kid Deserves A ‘Y’
Central Queens YM & YWHA, Nov. 13, "Building Blocks for Troubled Times: Tools for Parents and Families"; Nov. 19, Postville: A Clash of Cultures in Heartland America with journalist Stephen Bloom, 67-09 108th St., Forest Hills; 268-5011.
Cross Island YMCA, Nov. 11, membership drive for the Running Club’ Nov. 19 to 25, National Family Week; 238-10 Hillside Ave., Bellerose; 479-0505.