2002-07-31 / Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Community Meetings

Aug, 5, 8 p.m., Community School Board District 30.

Aug. 13, 8:30 p.m., P.S. 92, auditorium, 99-01 34th Ave., Corona.

Aug. 15, 8:30 p.m., Community School Board District 26; 631-6927.

Items of Community Interest

Aug. 4 to 18, Queensborough Community College Holocaust Resource Center and Archives adult trip of the March of the Living, $3,500. Call Yossi Kedem, (212) 252-0900 or e-mail yossi@motlmail.org.

Aug. 4 to Oct. 25, Queensborough Community College Holocaust Resource Center "Threads of Memory" display of quilts, 222-05 56th Ave., Library Building; 631-6044.

Aug. 6., National Night Out Against Crime, 107th Precinct Community Council, Electchester Shopping Center parking lot, Parsons Boulevard and Jewel Avenue, 969-5100; 112th Precinct Community Council, MacDonald Park, 544-1029; 114th Precinct Community Council, Variety Boys & Girls Club, 21-20 30th Rd., Astoria, 626-9327 or contact the community affairs officer at your local Police Precinct for details.

Aug. 7, St. John’s University Center of Asian Studies Sun Yat-Sen Lecture Series "U.S. Asian Policy and the East Asian Labor Market"; 990-1526.

Aug. 10, Queens Kiwanis Sports Association Tripleheader All-Star Baseball extravaganza; St. John’s University, Baseball Field, 8000 Union Tpke, Jamaica; 899-7933.

Aug. 11, P.S. 1 Community Day, P.S. 1 courtyard; 784-2084, ext. 832 or www.ps1.org.

To Aug. 23, New York Junior Tennis League free summer tennis instruction, ages 6 to 18, loaner rackets, balls and other tennis equipment; 786-7110, ext. 157.

Aug. 24 to Sept. 8, Community Board 7 has positions for the U.S. Open Tennis Championships; 45-35 Kissena Blvd., Flushing; 359-2800.

Aug. 30, Queens College "Women and Work Program" (WWP) open house, 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing; 997-3098.

To Sept. 13, NYPD Exam deadline to apply; call (212) RECRUIT for application packet and information.

To Sept. 15, NYC & Company, Fleet and Delta Air Lines hosts Winter Insider’s Hour 2002. To request the official cultural guide send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Insider’s Hour, c/o NYC & Company, 810 Seventh Avenue, NY, NY 10019.

Arts & Entertainment

Aug. 4, 10, 18, 24, Italian Charities of America Saturday dances and Sunday dances with instruction, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 478-3100.

Aug. 6, FSF Community Theatre Group auditions, Free Synagogue of Flushing, Social Hall, 41-60 Kissena Blvd.; (516) 354-5120 or (718) 281-6708.

Aug. 7, Theatre Arts Center musical productions "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," "The Little Mermaid," "Bound For Broadway... ," "Once On This Island" the Garden Theater, 33-16 79th St., Jackson Heights; (212) 721-1442.

Aug. 8 to 11, 14 to 18, St. Gregory’s Theatre Group production "The Wizard of Oz," 242-20 88th Ave., Bellerose; 224-4439 or visit the web site at www.sgtg.org.

Aug. 14, African Blue Note, Aug. 21, Queens Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet; AllEars MusicFest/Long Island City Business Development Corporation; 786-5300.

To Aug. 16, St. John’s University 8th Annual National Juried Art Exhibit, Chung-Cheng Art Gallery, Sun Yat Sen Hall, Queens Campus, 8000 Utopia Pkwy., Jamaica; 990-7476.

Aug. 31, Sept. 1, 14, 15, Flushing Art League of Queens 77th Annual Juried Art outdoor show; 380-6414.

American Museum of the Moving Image

Aug. 2, "Possession"; Aug. 3, "Belle De Jour," "Klute," "Fahrenheit 451"; Aug. 4, "Lonesome Cowboys," "Flesh," "Fuses," Fahrenheit 451"; Aug. 7, "Chac, The Rain God"; Aug. 10, "Barbarella," "The Bed," "Vixen," "Lovemaking," "Eyetoon," "Fly," "Umberto D"; Aug. 11, "Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice," "A Clockwork Orange," "Umberto D"; Aug. 14, "Chunhyang"; Aug. 15, "Once Upon A Ride"; Aug. 17, "Fellini Satyricon," "The Decameron," Claire's Knee"; Aug. 18, "Sweet Sweetback's Baadassss Song," "W.R.: Mysteries Of The Organism," "Claire's Knee"; Aug. 21, "Guantanamera"; Aug. 24, "Women In Love," "Sunday, Bloody Sunday," "Small Change"; Aug. 25, "The Lickerish Quartet," "Carmen, Baby," "Small Change"; Aug. 28, "The Color Of Paradise"; Aug. 31, "Hi, Mom!," "Crocus," "Is There Sex After Death?," "Pagan Rhapsody," "Salo, Or The 120 Days Of Sodom"; 35th Avenue at 36th Street, Astoria; 784-0077 or go to the web site at <http://www.ammi.org>.

Flushing Council on Culture and the Arts

Aug. 9, 23, free summer garden concerts; Aug. 3, Sept. 7, Queens Jazz Trail; to Aug. 22, arts academy for children; to Sept. 29, "Concerning Nature: Artists from Long Island City"; Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing; 463-7700.

Queensborough Community College

Aug. 3, "Forbidden Broadway" 20th anniversary edition, QCC Theater; 631-6311.

Queens Museum of Art

Aug. 3, 10, 17, "Little Red-Girl from The Hood"; Aug. 11 to Nov. 3, Queens International multicultural art exhibit; 592-9700.

Queens Symphony Orchestra

Aug. 4, "Salute to Latino and Spanish Classics"; Aug. 8, 11, "Summertime, with Robert Bonfiglio"; Aug. 18, 20, "Summer Operatic Scenes...A Taste of Opera"; for location, time, raindates, call 326-4455 or go to the site at www.queenssymphony.org, dates/artists subject to change.

Queens Theatre In The Park

To Aug. 11, 6th Annual AT&T Latino Cultural Festival 2002, music, dance, theater, film, children and family events; 760-0064.

Socrates Sculpture Park

To Aug. 18, "View" compilation of artists, Broadway at Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City; 956-1819.

Thalia Spanish Theatre

To Aug. 4, "Colombia," folkloric fantasy by Ballet Mestizo, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave; 729-3880 or www.thaliatheatre.org.

Reunions

Nov. 28, Most Precious Blood Class of 1978 reunion, contact Lisa Ficarotta-Zupcich, (800) 746-6422 (access code 44) or visit the web site at www.mpb78.jimsabo.com/index.html.

School Spirit

Beginning Aug. 26, Nazareth Regional H.S. attendance secretary position open. Fax resume to Mr. Doran at 629-5382; Aug. 26 to 30, first annual basketball camp, registration July 29 to Aug. 2; 763-1100, ext. 239.

August, Newcomers H.S.: Academy For New Americans, registration every Wednesday, 28-01 41st Ave., Long Island City; 937-6005.

Fleas & Fairs & Fundraisers

To Aug. 4, St. Markella street fair, 26th Street from 23rd Avenue to Amtrak trestles.

Aug. 8 to 11, St. Irene street fair, 23rd Avenue from 35th to 37th Streets and 36th Street from 23rd Avenue to Amtrak overpass.

Aug. 15, New York Mets benefit dinner for Quality Services for the Autism Community (QSAC); Bobby V’s Restaurant; 728-8476, or e-mail QSACMETS@aol.com.

Aug. 15 to 18, Borgetto Cultural Association street fair, Steinway Street between 25th and 28th Avenues.

Sept. 2, 30th Avenue Business Association street fair, 30th Avenue between 29th and 42nd Streets.

Sept. 7, Dutch Kills Civic Association street fair, 36th Avenue between 29th and 35th Streets.

Oct. 20, Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation’s 22nd annual street fair, Jamaica Avenue from 80th Street to Woodhaven Boulevard; 805-0202.

Oct. 27, Broadway Astoria Merchants & Professionals street fair, Broadway between Crescent and 47th Streets.

"You’ve Gotta Have Park"

To Aug. 8, Woodside On The Move "Summer in the Parks" arts & crafts, sports & games, martial arts, music & dance programs; Windmuller Park on Tuesdays and Thursdays; Bush Park on Mondays and Wednesdays. For information, call 476-8449.

Alley Pond Environmental Center

Ongoing children’s after-school, weekday and weekend programs, family and adult programs, and special events, call 229-4000 or go to www.alleypond.com.

Astoria Park

Aug. 8, Nashville Attitude "Country Western Night"; Shore Boulevard and 19th Street; 728-7820 (CALDC) or 520-5919 (Astoria Park).

Athens Square Park

Aug. 4, gospel night; Aug. 7, Dino Rosi; Aug. 10, "Viva Equadore"; July/Aug., Mondays, jazz night; Tuesdays, Greek night; Wednesdays, Italian night; Fridays (Aug. only) Bangledesh night; 786-3335.

Beach 116th Street and Boardwalk

Aug. 3, free summer festival; 520-5919.

Friends of Queensbridge Park

July 31, Dan Butterworth marionettes. Contact the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation special events information at 520-5911.

Forest Park

Aug. 7, Story Soup, Aug. 4, 11, 18, Queens Symphony Orchestra; Aug. 5, Peter Pucci plus Dancers in Pucci: Sport; Aug. 8, Ballet Los Pampas; Aug. 12, Cinderella; Aug. 14, Dance, Dance, Dance and in the evening The Stingers Motown Review; Aug. 15, Worldwinds-Journeys of Magic & Mystery with Sound; Aug. 17, Shakespeare’s Two Gentlemen of Verona; Aug. 19, The Performance Project: Music with a Stomp; Aug. 21, The Fool and the Flying Ship; Aug. 22, Carol Sudhalter’s Astoria Big Band; Aug. 26, Mystical Motion Dancers; Aug. 28, The Rain Forest; Aug. 29, Golden Group Memories. For more information, call 846-2731 the Urban Park Rangers; or 235-4100 Forest Park.

Queens Botanical Garden

Visit the plant shop, plan a wedding, get plant care information or participate in programs from arts and crafts to concerts: Aug. 1, Phil Costa & The Something Special Big Band; Aug. 3, East Meets East; Aug. 4, Rhythms Around the World; Aug. 8, Carol Sudhalter’s Astoria Big Band; Aug. 10, Chinese Compost Workshop, Button Bouquets; Aug. 14, Natural Lawn Care; Aug. 15, The Lew Picardi Orchestra; Aug. 17, The Birds of Summer; Aug. 20, Queens Symphony Orchestra "Summer Operatic Scenes: A Taste of Opera"; Aug. 22, The Little Brass Band of the American Concert Band; Aug. 24, Native American Folk Tales; Aug. 29, Eart’Acte; Sep. 7, African Mask Making; Sep. 14, A Fondness For Fall; Sep. 21, Chinese Landscape Painting; Sep. 29, Tea House; Children’s Garden, Summer Session I now thru Aug. 21; Summer Session II now through Aug. 22; Fall Session, Sep. 7 to 28. Admission is free, parking is $3 at the lot on Dahlia Avenue; 886-3800; www.queensbotanical.org.

Queens County Farm Museum

To Aug. 16, children’s summer program of arts and crafts, nature courses, children ages 6 to 10; 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park; 347-FARM.

Queens Urban Park Rangers

Aug. 3, learn the art of origami at Alley Pond Park Nature Center, Winchester Boulevard under the Grand Central Parkway; Aug. 4, go birding in Forest Park, Woodhaven Boulevard and Forest Park Drive; Aug. 10, learn basic canoeing at Oakland Lake, on Springfield Boulevard; Aug. 11, continue canoeing at Meadow Lake, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. For information, call 217-6034.

Socrates Sculpture Park

Aug. 3, 4, The Shakespeare Project "Falstaff"; Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, painting classes; Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, yoga classes; Aug. 4, 11, 18, 25, Tai Chi classes; Aug. 7, Mexican night; Aug. 14, Asian night; Aug. 21, German night; Aug. 28, Eastern European night; 956-1819 or www.socratessculpturepark.org.


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