2002-11-13 / Community Calendar

Calendar

Community Meetings

Nov. 14, 9:30 a.m., Community Board 1 District Service Cabinet; Kaufman Astoria Studios Commissary, 34-12 36th St., Astoria; 786-3335.

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.

8 p.m., Dutch Kills Civic Association; St. Patrick’s School Hall, 39-37 28th St., Long Island City; 729-0373.

8:30 p.m., Community School Board District 26; M.S. 74 Auditorium, 61-15 Oceania St., Bayside; 631-6927.

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

Nov. 19, 7 p.m., Community Board 1; Astoria World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd.; 786-3335.

7:45 p.m., Community Board 6; Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202; 263-9250.

Nov. 20, 7:30 p.m., 112th Precinct Community Council, 68-40 Austin St., Forest Hills.

7:30 p.m., 110th Precinct Community Council; St. John’s Queens Hospital, 2 West Conference Room, 90-02 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst.

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

8 p.m., 107th Precinct Community Council, 107th Police Precinct, Parsons Boulevard, Flushing.

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. 14, Queens County Bar Association "Introduction to Basic Accounting and Finance" continuing legal education course; Nov. 18, "Update on Recent and Proposed Legislation Affecting Attorneys Practicing in Queens County," QCBA Building, 90-35 148th St., Jamaica Center; 291-4500.

Nov. 16, Kew Gardens/Richmond Hill Gamblers Anonymous Chapter; Trinity United Methodist Church, 108th Street and 86th Avenue; 291-4627.

Nov. 18 to Dec. 13, Variety Boys & Girls Club of Queens Christmas toy drive, front desk; Dec. 14, Christmas party; Dec. 20, play "Local Hero," 21-12 30th Rd., Astoria; 728-0946.

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. 21, Great American Smokeout 2002: The Butt Stops Here!; Elmhurst Hospital Center, 79-01 Broadway, H Building Lobby; 334-2550.

Nov. 21, 114th Civilian Observation Patrol annual awards ceremony; Riccardo’s, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria; 728-8763.

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.

New York Hospital Queens, lectures and screenings; 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. 15, Phoenix Players "Move Over, Mrs. Markham" at Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14th Rd., College Point; (516) 678-0016.

Nov. 16, Bishop Kearny Knights of Columbus square dance, 79-07 31st Ave., Jackson Heights.

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

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

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

Nov. 18, Kew Gardens Community Center/Queens Museum of Art five week series of lectures and slide shows, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202; 268-5960.

Nov. 23, 24, The Little Globe Theater presents three one-act plays titled "Trio: Overtones, Voices, The Shock of Recognition"; First Congregational Church, 320 Beach 94th St., Rockaway Beach.

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. 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. 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.

MoMA QNS

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. 16, tie-dye workshop; Nov. 23, Casamance Thanksgiving cooking class and tasting, 36-01 43rd Ave., 3rd floor, Long Island City.

Queensborough Community College

Nov 14-16, 21-23, "A View From The Bridge"; Nov. 16, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s "State Fair," 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside; 631-6044.

Queens Theatre In The Park

Nov. 16, "AT&T Latino Cultural Series 2002," "Thumbelina and Other Tall Tales"; Nov. 29, 30, "Snow White and the Magic Prince"; Nov. 30, "What Was I Thinking?," Flushing Meadows–Corona Park, Flushing, 760-0064.

Thalia Spanish Theatre

Nov. 14 to Dec. 15, Alma Flamenca, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside; 729-3880.

Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinners, Dances

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, Chian Federation 25th Homeric Award, 44-01 Broadway, Astoria: 204-2550.

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.

Reunions

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.

Summer, 2003, Our Lady of Sorrows School, Corona is looking for past graduates/alumni. Forward your current (and maiden) name, address, phone number, e-mail address and year of graduation to OLS c/o Sharkey (Figalora), 320 Jordan Rd., New Milford, NJ 07646.

School Spirit

Nov. 17, 18, Forest Hills Jewish Center Parents’ Association annual book fair; 263-7000.

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

May 17, 2003, Sheepshead Bay H.S., 1972-1975 reunion; Ramada Plaza Hotel. For more information write to Sheepshead Bay H.S. Reunion 2003, P.o. Box 40767, Staten Island, NY 10304, e-mail SBHSReunion2003@aol.com, or call 698-1451.

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

Fleas & Fairs & Fundraisers

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

Dec. 1, Immaculate Conception Home School Association flea market, 21-63 29th St., Astoria.

"You’ve Gotta Have Park"

Alley Pond Environmental Center

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.

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.

Historicals

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. 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, employment opportunities for lifeguards, part-time positions for adults 18+; 479-0505.

The Corner Library

Miscellaneous

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

Nov. 18, 19, book sale, raffle, Kew Gardens Hills Branch, 72-33 Vleigh Pl., Flushing; 261-6654.

Nov. 23, Queens history program "From Burgh to Borough: Queens Enters the 20th Century," "Middle Village: The Crossroads of a Borough," Middle Village Branch, 72-31 Metropolitan Ave; 990-8665.

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


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