2001-12-05 / Community Calendar

Community Calendar America: The Healing

Community Calendar
America: The Healing

Grief counseling, financial assistance, Catholic Charities: Corona/Elmhurst, 779-1600; Glendale, 456-7001 and Woodside, 779-1234. The Family Center Staff emergency financial assistance, 726-9790.

Grief counseling, Cross Island YMCA, 238-10 Hillside Ave., Bellerose; 479-0505.

Dislocated Workers Assistance, The Consortium For Worker Education (CWE), 118-35 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills; 544-5490.

FEMA/NY State/NYC Disaster Assistance, FEMA, (800) 462-9029, TTY (800) 462-7585 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday to Saturday. New York State Crime Victims Board; (800) 247-8035, TTY (888) 289-9747, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Volunteers are needed to cook, prepare, deliver and serve at World Trade Center "Ground Zero," Bouley Bakery, 120 W. Broadway at Duane Street, Manhattan, midnight to 7 a.m. shift on weekdays. To sign up go to the bakery, or call (212) 680-1301. For scheduling, call Alfred at (646) 831-6895.

Dec. 5, Honorarium to those lost September 11; Seoul Plaza, Crystal Ballroom, 150-24 Northern Blvd., For more information, contact Sergeant Bernard Adams or P.O. David Matos at 4520-0840 or 520-0797.

Dec. 8, Officers and Firefighters of Engine Company 307 and Ladder Company 154 honored; "Mural of Heroes" to be presented at the Fire Station at Northern Boulevard and 82nd Street, Jackson Heights.

Dec. 12, Queens Realtors are hosting "Realtors Unite" to support the New York City Police and Fireman Widow and Children’s Benefit Fund. Journal and silent auction proceeds will also go to the fund. Contact John Dibs, RE/MAX Liberty, 96-10 101st Ave., Ozone Park; 848-4700.

Dec. 16, Msgr. McClancy Memorial H.S. memorial service for survivors of those who lost their lives September 11 in the World Trade Centers attacks and November 12 on American Airlines Flight 587, 72-02 31st Ave., East Elmhurst; 397-3943.

Happy Holidays

Dec. 9, Bayside Hills Civic Association tree trimming, menorah and tree lighting ceremony, 53rd Avenue and Bell Boulevard, Bayside Hills; 961-5550.

Dec. 11, Forest Hills Community and Civic Association holiday party; American Legion Hall, 107-15 Metropolitan Ave.

Dec. 15, St. John’s University 14th annual Christmas concert, Alumni Hall, Queens Campus; 990-6365.

Dec. 16, the Ambassador of Peace Youth Orchestra/Queensborugh Community College Christmas concert, QCC campus, Bayside; 631-6396.

Now to Dec. 18, Neighborhood Housing Services of Northern Queens first annual Christmas toy drive, 60-20 Woodside Ave, 2nd floor, Woodside; 457-1017.

Dec., King Manor Museum "A Federal Christmas" pomander workshop; 206-0545.

Community Meetings

Dec. 10, 7 p.m., sharp, Community Board 7; Union Plaza Nursing Home, 33-23 Union St., Flushing; 359-2800.

8 p.m., VFW Whitestone Post 4787, 19-12 149th St.; 746-0540.

Dec. 11, 7:45 p.m., Community Board 9; Jamaica Hospital, 6th floor Conference Room, Van Wyck Expressway and 89th Avenue, Richmond Hill; 286-2689.

Dec. 12, 7 p.m., Community Board 5; Christ the King H.S, Cafeteria, 68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village; 366-1834.

8:30 p.m., Community School Board, District 30; P.S. 148, Auditorium, 89-02 32nd Ave., East Elmhurst.

Dec. 13, 7:45 p.m., Juniper Park Civic Association; Our Lady of Hope School, Eliot Avenue and 71st Street, Middle Village; 651-5865.

8 p.m., JFK Regular Democratic Club of Queens; 591-0100.

Dec. 16, 9:30 a.m., Jewish War Veterans Post 250; Rego Park Jewish Center, 97-40 Queens Blvd.; AX7-7711.

Dec. 19, 1 p.m., Woodhaven Cultural and Historical Society; Emanuel United Church of Christ, 91st Avenue and Woodhaven Boulevard, Woodhaven; 846-1907.

7:30 p.m., 112th Police Precinct Community Council, 68-40 Austin St., Forest Hills.

Dec. 20, 7 p.m., S.A.F.E. (Sane Aviation For Everyone).; Flushing Hospital, 146-01 45th Ave; 762-6383 or 843-2086.

Jan. 8, 2002, 8:30 p.m., Community School Board, District 30; P.S. 149, Auditorium, 93-11 34th Ave., Jackson Heights.

Items of Community Interest

Dec. 10, Access.office organizing workspace workshop, 1979 Marcus Ave., Suite 210, Lake Success; 217-0009. Reservations are required.

Dec. 13, Queens Chamber of Commerce security seminar; Bulova Conference Center, 85-20 Astoria Blvd., Jackson Heights; 898-8500.

Dec. 13, Parents Without Partners, Queens Chapter 16; Skyline Diner, 271-27 Union Tpke., New Hyde Park; 343-7674.

Dec. 14, NYC Outward Bound holiday wine tasting, Queens Plaza. RSVP, www.nycoutwardbound.org and www.nywines.com.

Dec. 19, Woodhaven Library Book Discussion Group John Grisham’s, The Partner, 85-41 Forest Pkwy.; 849-4990.

Now to Dec. 26, New York City Police Department Exam filing period for examination on Feb. 2, 2002. Applications can be picked up at Community Board 2, 43-22 50th St., Woodside; 533-8773 or contact the Police Department City Resident Recruitment and Retention Unit at (212) RECRUIT or (800) 550-3836.

Arts & Entertainment

Dec. 8, 15, 31, New York Metropolitan Country Music Association, Country and Western dances; Glendale Memorial Building, 72-02 Myrtle Ave; 763-4328 or visit the web site at http://www.nymcma.org.

Dec. 9, 15, 31, Italian Charities of America, Saturday/Sunday dances with and without instruction, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 478-3100.

Dec. 16, Oratorio Society of Queens annual holiday concert; Bayside H.S., Corporal Kennedy Street and 32nd Avenue; 460-0726.

Dec. 18, Open-mic poetry nights, East Elmhurst Branch Library, 95-06 Astoria Blvd.; 424-2619.

Dec. 22, Women’s Writers Forum; Sofa Cafe, 35th St. and 28th Ave., Astoria.

Now to Jan. 4, 2002, St. John’s Department of FIne Arts exhibition; Chung-Cheng Gallery in Sun Yat-Sen Hall, 8000 Utopia Pkwy., Jamaica; 990-7476.

American Museum of the Moving Image

Repertory Nights: Dec. 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

Dec. 9, Classical music concert of music from Spain and Latin America; 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing.

La Guardia Community College Performing Arts

Dec. 14, Tribute to Jazz Pianists; Dec. 30, Bobby Sanabria and Quarteto Ache; Dec. 22, The Nutcracker Ballet for Young Audiences, 47th Avenue and Van Dam Street; 482-5151 and December, Robert F. Wagner, Jr. Institute for Arts & Technology Photo Exhibit on the WTC Disaster, 47-07 30th Pl., Long Island City; 472-9124.

Queensborough Community College

Dec. 12, Collegium Musicum Concert; Kurzweil Recital Hall, 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside; 631-6257.

Queens College

Dec. 10 to Mar. 11, 2002, "What’s New?" at the Louis Armstrong Archives. For information, call 997-3670.

Queens Museum of Art

Dec. 11 to Mar. 16, 2001, The Art of Raymond Saa at the Bulova Corporate Center; The Film Series: Road Movies: 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

Now to Dec. 9, "Brighton Beach Memoirs"; Dec. 15, 16, "2nd Avenue to Broadway"; 760-0064.

Thalia Spanish Theatre

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

Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinners &

Dec. 9, Greek Children’s Fund "The Snowflake Ball"; Terrace On The Park Restaurant, Flushing Meadow-Corona Park.

Dec. 9, United Community Civic Association 10th Annual Holiday Champagne Brunch; LaGuardia Marriott Hotel, 102-05 Ditmars Blvd., East Elmhurst; 932-0782.

Dec. 16, Kiwanis Club of Sunnyside Annual Celebration; Abbracciamento Restaurant, 62-96 Woodhaven Blvd., Rego Park; 784-2468.

Fleas & Fairs & Fundraisers

Dec. 12, Queens Realtors are hosting "Realtors Unite" to support the New York City Police and Fireman Widow and Children’s Benefit Fund. Journal and silent auction proceeds will also go to the fund. Contact John Dibs, RE/MAX Liberty, 96-10 101st Ave., Ozone Park; 848-4700.

"You’ve GottaHave Park"

Queens Botanical Garden

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.

Queens County Farm Museum

Dec. 8, wreath-making workshops; Dec. 26 to 28, holiday open house, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park; 347-FARM.

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.


King Manor Museum, now to Dec. 16, A Federal Christmas tours and exhibits; Dec. 8, pomander workshop; Dec. 15, 16, meet Santa and Mrs. Claus; the museum is located inside King Park, Jamaica Avenue and 150th/153rd Streets; 206-0545.

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