2002-11-06 / Community Calendar

Community Meetings

Nov. 10, 9:30 a.m., Jewish War Veterans Post 250; Rego Park Jewish Center, 97-30 Queens Blvd.; AX7-7711.

Nov. 11, 7:30 p.m., Middle Village Property Owners/Residents Association; St. Margaret’s Parish Hall, 79th Street and Juniper Valley Road; 894-4114.

Nov. 12, noon, North Flushing AARP Chapter 4158; Church on the Hill, 167-07 35th Ave., Flushing.

7 p.m., Woodside Block Association; St. Sebastian Parish Center, 39-60 57th St., Woodside.

7:30 p.m., Community Board 4; Lisa Memorial Center, 51-13 108th Street, Corona; 760-3141.

7:45 p.m., Community Board 9; United Presbyterian Church, 94-02 101st Ave., Ozone Park; 286-2686, 286-2689.

8 p.m., Forest Hills Community & Civic Association, American Legion Hall, 107-15 Metropolitan Ave.; 997-7014.

Nov. 13, North Queens Homeowners Civic Association; Lexington Center, 30th Avenue and 75th Street.

7:30 p.m., Maspeth Republican Club; Kowalinski Post, 61-57 Maspeth Ave.

Nov. 14, 1 p.m., National Association of Retired Federal Employees Chapter 1871; Catholic War Veterans Hall, 45-06 30th Ave., Astoria; 932-0661.

6:30 p.m., New York State Department of Environmental Conservation; Sunnyside Community Service Center, 43-31 39th St.

8 p.m., Community Board 8, 81-15 164th St., Jamaica; 591-6000.

Nov. 18, 8 p.m., Newtown Civic Association; Elmhurst Memorial Hall, 88-24 43rd Ave., Elmhurst.

Nov. 26, 6 p.m., New York City Districting Commission; Queens College, LeFrak Concert Hall, 65-30 Kissena Blvd; (212) 487-7170.

Weekly GAM-ANON meeting. Hotline 877-644-2469.

Items of Community Interest

Nov. 14, Queens Legal Services and York College Women’s Center domestic violence and homebuyer’s seminar; 392-5656, ext. 40 or KatzCR@queenslegalservices.org.

Nov. 11, "America is #1 Thanks To Our Veterans!"

Nov. 11, New York City’s 84th annual veterans day parade; Veterans’ Eternal Light Monument, 23rd Street and Fifth Avenue, Manhattan; (212) 693-0474

Nov. 11, VFW Whitestone Community Post 4787, Veterans Day observance; Memorial Park, 149th Street and 15th Drive; 746-0540.

Nov. 12, Hepatitis C support Group; Sunnyside Community Center, 43-31 39th St.; 507-7299.

Nov. 13, Puerto Rican Heritage Month awards presentation; Corona Senior Center, 108-74 Roosevelt Ave; 639-2000.

Nov. 13, Jackson Heights Community Development Corporation historic preservation workshop for residential owners and tenants; North Fork Bank, 37-06 82nd St., Jackson Heights.

Nov. 19, American Business Associates networking; Bulova Corporate Center, 75-20 Astoria Blvd., Jackson Heights, reservations required; (866) 223-0302.

Nov. 20, Americans of Italian Heritage presentation "Public Education Policy: Reforming Schools for our Children"; The Reception House, Northern Boulevard and 167th Street, Flushing: (516) 932-4846.

Nov. 23, 112th Police Precinct Community Council graffiti cleanup in Forest Hills and Rego Park, 68-40 Austin St.

Nov. 24, Castle Senior Living at Forest Hills humorous motivational performance and pancake brunch, 108-25 Horace Harding Expwy., Forest Hills.

LaGuardia Community College, Nov. 9, Microsoft Access course, 31-10 Thomson Ave., Long Island City; 482-7244.

New York Hospital Queens, lectures and screenings; Nov. 6, "Progress in Cancer Research; Nov. 9, oral cancer screenings; Nov. 13, "The Expecting Fathers’ Experience"; Nov. 16, cholesterol screening; Nov. 23, information on nursing and rehabilitation care; Nov. 30, foot screenings. For more detailed information, call 670-1065

Queensborough Community College, now to Nov. 15, "Italy: Our Renaissance Heritage" library exhibit; 56th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard, Bayside; 631-6044.

Arts & Entertainment

Nov. 8, 9, 10, Theater A La Carte "Rebecca" by Daphne du Maurier; Community Church of Douglaston, 39-50 Douglaston Pkwy.; 631-4092.

Nov. 9, 16, 23, Woodside On The Move/MoMA free family art program, preregistration is mandatory; 476-8449.

Nov. 9, 16, 23, 30, New York Metropolitan Country Music Association dances; Glendale Memorial Building, 72-02 Myrtle Ave., Glendale; 763-4328, www.nymcma.org.

Nov. 10, Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra concert; Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd; 591-3456.

Nov. 15, Phoenix Players "Move Over, Mrs. Markham" at Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14th Rd., College Point; (516) 678-0016.

Nov. 16, 30, Italian Charities of America Saturday dances; Nov. 10, 24, Sunday dances with instruction; Nov. 19, Andrean Players membership meeting; St. Andrews Avellino church, 35-60 158th St., Flushing; 747-2611.

Nov. 23, 24, Gingerbread Players presents Shakespeare’s "Much Ado About Nothing"; St. Luke’s Church, 85 Greenway South, Forest Hills; 268-6292.

American Museum of the Moving Image

Film screenings: Nov. 8, 25 Watts, Mean Streets, A Pinewood Dialogue With Martin Scorsese, Duel In The Sun; Nov. 9, Mean Streets; Nov. 10, Who's That Knocking At My Door?, What's A Nice Girl Like You Doing In A Place Like This?, It's Not Just You, Murray, The Big Shave, Mean Streets, Duel In The Sun; Nov. 15, War And Peace (Cinema India); Nov. 16, Boxcar Bertha, Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore, Koyaanisqatsi; Nov. 17, Taxi Driver, New York, New York, Koyaanisqatsi; Nov. 22, The Terrorist; Nov. 23, The Last Waltz, American Boy, Street Scenes, Powaqqatsi; Nov. 24, A Pinewood Dialogue With Thelma Schoonmaker, Raging Bull, Powaqqatsi; Nov. 30, The King Of Comedy, After Hours, Amazing Stories: Mirror, Mirror, L'eclisse, 35th Avenue at 36th Street, Astoria; 784-0077 or www.ammi.org.

Astoria Performing Arts Center

Nov. 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, Gershwin Musical Revue; The Presbyterian Church of Astoria, 31-30 33rd St., Astoria; 278-5925.

Flushing Council on Culture and the Arts

Nov. 15, the Mickey Bass New York Powerhouse Ensemble; Nov. 17, Verdi’s "La Traviata," Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing; 463-7700, ext. 222.

LaGuardia Community College

Nov. 8, Blues Night, Keith Gamble; Nov. 13, lunchtime musical concert at Poolside Cafe; Nov. 22, Brass Summit III featuring trumpeter Cecil Bridgewater; Nov. 23, Akwesasne Mohawk singers and dancers, LaGuardia Performing Arts Center or Little Theater, Long Island City; 482-5151.


To Nov. 15, Friday night at the movies; to Dec. 1, Projects 77: Billboards; to Dec. 5, after school hours; to Dec. 21, family programs; to Jan 6, 2003, Drawing Now: Eight Propositions; 33rd Street at Queens Boulevard, Long Island City; (212) 708-9431.

Museum for African Art

Nov. 9, lecture and mask making workshop; Nov. 16, tie-dye workshop; Nov. 14, enthronement of Guanian king; Nov. 23, Casamance Thanksgiving cooking class and tasting, 36-01 43rd Ave., 3rd floor, Long Island City.

Queensborough Community College

Nov 7-9, 14-16, 21-23, "A View From The Bridge." Nov. 9, World Dance; Nov. 10, Budapest Strings; "Coffee Cantata;" Nov. 16, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s "State Fair," 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside; 631-6044.

Queens Museum of Art

Nov. 6, Independent Film Festival: Nov. 8, Thoth, Everything for a Reason; Nov. 9, Greeks & Americans, The Achilleon, Beyond Division, Moonlight Electric, Lonely Decision, Round & Round; The Mueller Carousel, House of the Insect, Broken Engagement, Your Neighborhood Bakery, Luna, Lynn's Wake, Strange Day, Vergiss Mein Nicht/Against Sadness, The Satellite Shooters, Joy; Nov. 10, House of the Insect, Broken Engagement, Luna, Your Neighborhood Bakery, Lynn's Wake, Strange Day, The Satellite Shooters, Vergiss Mein Nicht/Against Sadness, Beyond Division, The Achilleon, Moonlight Electric, Lonely Decision, Round & Round; The Mueller Carousel, Greeks & Americans; to Nov. 10, Masayuki Kawai’s video work debut; 592-9700.

Queens Theatre In The Park

To Nov. 10, SammArt Williams "Home"’ Nov. 16, "AT&T Latino Cultural Series 2002," "Thumbelina and Other Tall Tales," Flushing Meadows–Corona Park, Flushing, 760-0064.

Thalia Spanish Theatre

To Nov. 10, "Monogamy (fidelity, that is!)" ; Nov. 14 to Dec. 15, Alma Flamenca, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside; 729-3880.

Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinners, Dances

Nov. 9, Pancake Breakfast, Redeemer Lutheran School Cafeteria, Cooper Avenue and 69th Place, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Nov. 9, Marine Corps League celebrates 227th birthday of the United States Marines ball; Knights of Columbus Hall, New Hyde Park, Long Island; 793-4595.

Nov. 13, Long Island City Business Development Corporation annual luncheon and trade show; Terrace on the Park, Flushing Meadows–Corona Park, Flushing; 786-5300, ext. 21.

Nov. 13, Queens Kiwanis Sports Association annual awards dinner; Le Cordon Bleu, 96-01 Jamaica Ave., Woodhaven; 899-7933.

Nov. 14, Long Island YMCA third annual Frank J. Tempone service to youth dinner and dance; Terrace on the Park, 52-11 111th St., Flushing.

Nov. 16, Woodside On The Move, 25th year of service to the community, dinner dance; Knights of Columbus Hall, 49-18 Queens Blvd., Woodside; 476-8449.

Nov. 16, Cross Island YMCA third annual international dinner dance; Diwan’s Cuisine, Old Country Road, Hicksville; 479-0505.

Nov. 20, Shareing and Careing annual benefit cocktail party and silent auction; Riccardo’s by the Bridge, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria; 721-7777.


Nov. 16, St. Teresa School 75th Jubilee Anniversary, alumni celebration, 50-14 44th St., Woodside; 728-4994 or 729-4994.

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

School Spirit

Ongoing, Parent Teachers Association, P.S. 112, Cartridges For Kids program; 786-3930 or www.cartridgesforkids.com

Nov. 9, Msgr. McClancy Memorial H.S. concert honoring alumni lost at the WTC,establishing Sept. 11 Scholarship Fund, 8 p.m.; 397-9343.

Nov. 18, Solomon Schecter School of Queens Open House, 7:30 p.m.; 591-9800.

Fleas & Fairs & Fundraisers

Nov. 9, flea market, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 478-3100.

St. Francis Prep Fathers Guild Art Auction, 6100 Francis Lewis Blvd., Fresh Meadows, 423-8810.

Nov. 23, 25,American Cancer Society Discovery Shop Holiday Boutique, 253-24 Northern Blvd., Little Neck; 631-0296.

"You’ve Gotta Have Park"

Alley Pond Environmental Center

Nov. 8, time to pick up bird seed orders; Nov. 16, friends of the environment reception; Nov. 17, live wildlife presentation; Nov. 21, Dec. 5, 12, 19, watercolor workshops; Nov. 23, bird walk at Jones Beach; `pre-teen autumn hike, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston; 229-4000 or www.alleypond.com.

Forest Park

Nov. 10, Geology, Forest park Nature Center, noon.

Kissena Park

"Wildman" Steve Brill wild food and ecology four-hour walking tour, 164th Street and Booth Memorial Avenue, Flushing; (914) 835-2153.

Queens Botanical Garden

Visit the plant shop, plan a wedding, get plant care information or participate in programs from arts and crafts to concerts: 886-3800 or www.queensbotanical.org.

Queens County Farm Museum

Nov. 16, Big Apple Depression Glass Club collectible and antique show and sale, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park; 347-FARM.

Urban Park Rangers

Nov. 9, tree walk, Alley Pond; Nov. 10, geology, Forest Park Nature Center; Alley Pond, 217-6034, Forest Park, 846-2731.


Greater Astoria Historical Society, Saturdays, Quinn Sr. Gallery and Lecture Hall and Vincent Seyfried Research Center (by appointment only) featuring photo exhibit of Queens history and Long Island City–Astoria community information center, 35-20 Broadway; 278-0700.

Every Kid Deserves A ‘Y’

Central Queens YM & YWHA, Nov. 7, workshops for solo seniors, Nov. 12, Salvaged Pages: Youngwriters’ Diaries of the Holocaust; Nov. 24, Chanufest holiday craft fair; now to Dec. 10, "Portraits of Life" art exhibit,; 67-09 108th St., Forest Hills; 268-5011.

Cross Island Y, to Nov. 9, soccer club, kindergarten through sixth grade; computer learning opportunities at affordable fees; LaCrosse instructional clinic for boys and girls ages 12 to 15 begins Nov. 16, 238-10 Hillside Ave., Bellerose; 479-0505.

The Corner Library


Nov. 8, health programs, Hollis Branch, 202-05 Hillside Ave.; 465-7355; Nov. 12, Woodside Branch, 54-22 Skillman Ave.; 429-4700.

Nov. 14, Carnegie Hall/Citigroup Neighborhood Concert Series 2002 Sylvan Winds, Kew Gardens Hills Branch, 72-33 Vleigh Pl., Flushing; 261-6654.

Dec. 3, open mic night, Flushing Library, 41-17 Main St; 661-1200.

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