Central Queens YM&YWHA, Nov. 24, Chanufest holiday craft fair, 67-09 108th St., Forest Hills; 268-5011.
Dec. 1, Forest Park Trust presents "A Christmas Carol" at Oak Ridge inForest Park, advance sales Nov. 26; 235-4100.
Dec. 1, St. Leo’s Home SchoolAssociation holiday market and gift fair; School Auditorium, 104-19 49th Ave.,Corona; 592-7050.
Dec. 2, Museum for AfricanArt and Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce festive holiday reception, 36-01 43rd Ave., Long Island City; 784-7700 ext. 121.
Dec. 3, Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony, Veterans MemorialTriangle,Joseph Sabba Park, 50th Street and Queens Boulevard.
Dec. 6, Catherine Sheridan House Christmas boutique, 31-41 23rd Street.
Dec. 6, Woodhaven Business ImprovementDistrict "Holidays inWoodhaven Weekend" tree and menorah lighting ceremony; Forest ParkwayPlaza; Dec. 7, ‘Holiday Parade," assemble at 96th Street next to LeCordon Bleu Caterers.
Dec. 7, 8, Queens County FarmMuseum Hholiday Bazaar; Dec. 14, wreath-making workshops (advance fee required); Dec. 26-28, Holiday open house 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park; 347-FARM.
Dec. 14, 15, Ireland in Prints Christmas shopping fair; the Foggy Dew Pub, 49-10 Skillman Ave.,Sunnyside; (845) 896-8531.
Dec. 15, Queens College presents "The Nutcracker,"Colden Center, Kissena Boulevard,Flushing; 793-8080.
Nov. 25, 8 p.m., Whitestone VFWPost 4787, 19-12 149th St.,Whitestone, 746-0540.
Nov. 26, 6 p.m., New YorkCity Districting Commission; Queens College, LeFrak Concert Hall, 65-30 Kissena Blvd; (212) 487-7170.
7:30 p.m., 114thPolice Precinct CommunityCouncil; Riccardo’s.
8 p.m., 107th Precinct Community Council, 107th Police Precinct, Parsons Boulevard, Flushing.
Dec. 3, 8 p.m., sharp, Astoria Civic Association; Riccardo’s, 21-01 24thAve.,Astoria; 545-5353.
Weekly GAM-ANON meeting. Hotline 877-644-2469.
Items of CommunityInterest
Nov. 23, 112th Police Precinct Community Council graffiti cleanup in Forest Hills and RegoPark, 68-40 AustinSt., Forest Hills.
Nov. 24, Castle Senior Living at Forest Hills humorous motivational performance and pancake brunch, 108-25 Horace Harding Expwy., Forest Hills.
Nov. 25, St. John’s University lecture forum "Improving the Quality of Education of Children," 8000 Utopia Pkwy., Bent Hall,Room 277 A&B, Jamaica.
Nov. 25, Self Help for Hard of Hearing People; LexingtonSchool for the Deaf, 30th Avenue and 75th Street, Jackson Heights; 350-3203 or 264-3017.
New York Hospital Queens, lectures and screenings; Nov. 23, information on nursing and rehabilitation care; Nov. 30, foot screenings. For more detailed information, call 670-1065.
Nov. 24, Queens College presents "Guys and Dolls," Kissena Boulevard,Flushing; 997-3092.
Dec. 5-8, 12-15, Greek CulturalCenter presents the comedy "It’s Not Me!," 27-18 Hoyt Ave. South, Astoria; 726-7329.
Nov. 23, 30, New YorkMetropolitan CountryMusic Association dances; Glendale MemorialBuilding, 72-02 Myrtle Ave.,Glendale; 763-4328, www.nymcma.org.
Nov. 30, Italian Charities of America Saturday/Sunday (with instruction) dances; St.Andrew’s Avellino church, 35-60 158thSt., Flushing; 747-2611.
Now 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.
American Museum of the Moving Image
Film screenings: 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. 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
Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing; 463-7700, ext. 222.
LaGuardia Community College
Nov. 22, Brass Summit III featuring trumpeter CecilBridgewater; Nov. 23, Akwesasne Mohawk singers and dancers, LaGuardia Performing Arts Center or Little Theater, Long Island City; 482-5151.
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 AfricanArt
Nov. 23, Casamance Thanksgiving cooking class and tasting, 36-01 43rd Ave., 3rd floor, Long Island City.
Nov 21-23, "A View From The Bridge," 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside; 631-6044.
QueensTheatre InThe Park
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
To Dec. 15, Alma Flamenca, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave.,Sunnyside; 729-3880.
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.
Dec. 11, P.S. 112 50th anniversary celebration, 25-05 37th Ave., School Auditorium, Long Island City, R.S.V.P. 784-5250.
January 24, 2003, Long Island City H.S. hosts the 22nd annual LICHSInvitational Gymnastics Tournament seeks advertisers for the journal, call Ken Achiron at 545-7095.
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
Nov. 23, 25, American Cancer Society Discovery Shop Holiday Boutique, 253-24 Northern Blvd., Little Neck; 631-0296.
Dec. 1, Immaculate ConceptionHome SchoolAssociation flea market, 21-63 29th St., Astoria.
"You’ve Gotta Have Park"
Alley Pond Environmental Center
Dec. 5, 12, 19, watercolor workshops; Nov. 23, bird walk at Jones Beach; pre-teen autumn hike; Dec. 1, 8, 15, Art Alive!; Dec. 7, Reach For The Stars; Dec. 14, Make Your Own Gingerbread House; Dec. 14, 15, 21, 22, Tree Homes; Dec. 27, "How the Turtle Got Its Shell," 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston; 229-4000 or www.alleypond.com.
Dec. 1, "A Christmas Carol" and "Hats On," OakRidge, One Forest Park,Woodhaven; 235-4100.
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
Dec. 7, 8, Holiday Bazaar; Dec. 14, wreath-making workshops (advance fee required); Dec. 26-28, Holiday open house, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park; 347-FARM.
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.
Public Service Announcements
Kew Gardens CommunityCenter, media art instruction in pastels, water colors and drawing; holiday arts and crafts, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd.,Suite 202; 268-5960.
Lighthouse International, seeks volunteers, age 16+ wanted with skills in a wide range of areas, callMargaret Rodgers,director of volunteer programs at (212) 821-9405/9406.
Queens Theatre InThe Park, seeks new plays for its "Immigrant Voices Project" and "Plays Your Mother Would Love."Contact Rob Urbinati at firstname.lastname@example.org.