2003-06-18 / Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

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Calendar of Events Community Meetings Associations Community Councils

Community Meetings
Associations
Community Councils

June 24, 7:30 p.m., 114th Police Precinct C.C.; Riccardo’s, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria.

8 p.m., sharp, 108th Police Precinct C.C.; Nakwon Reformed Church, 41-10 Queens Blvd., Sunnyside; 718-206-0545.

Others

June 19, 5:45 p.m., Queens Library Board of Trustees; Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica; 718-990-0705.

June 22, 9:30 a.m., Jewish War Veterans Post 250; Rego Park Jewish Center, 97-30 Queens Blvd., Rego Park; 718-AX7-7711.

June 23, 5:30 p.m., Queens Borough Board, Queens Borough Hall, Second Floor, BP’s Conference Room, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens; 718-266-3000.

June 25, 1 p.m., Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society; Emanuel United Church of Christ, 91st Avenue and Woodhaven Boulevard; 718-845-3385.

June 29, 1 p.m., New York Finch & Type Canary Club Feather Show, near Belmont Racetrack; 718-967-6899.

Jun 30, 6 to 7:30 p.m., SHHH; Lexington School for the Deaf, 30th Avenue and 75th Street, Jackson Heights; 718-350-3203.

School Boards

District 26, June 18, 8:30 p.m.; M.S. 74 Auditorium, 61-15 Oceania St., Bayside; 718-631-6981.

District 30, July 8, 8:30 p.m.; P.S. 150, 40-01, 43rd Ave., Long Island City; 718-777-4680.

Civil Air Patrol

2nd and 4th Monday, 7 p.m., Falcon Senior Squadron, Federal Express Building 260, North Hangar Road, JFK International Airport; http://users.systec.com/sms90/falcon.falcon.htm.

Thursdays, 3 p.m., August Martin H.S. Cadet Squadron, 156-10 Baisley Blvd., Jamaica; 877-209-0744, ext. 6015.

Fridays, 6:30 p.m., Academy Cadet Squadron, College of Aeronautics, East Elmhurst; 877-377-3849.

Saturdays, 8 a.m., Arts & Business H.S. Cadet Squadron, 105-25 Horace Harding Expwy., Corona; ssgdmp@yahoo.com.

Items of Community Interest.

June 19, Queens County Bar Association "Shaken Baby Syndrome" Continuing Legal Education course; Queens Bar Building, 90-25 148th St., Jamaica; 718-291-4500.

June 20, Queensboro Council for Social Welfare & F.E.G.S. elder abuse conference; Crowne Plaza Hotel; La Guardia Airport, 104-04 Ditmars Blvd., East Elmhurst; 718-457-6300.

June 20, Sunnyside Senior Center citizenship graduation ceremony, 43-31 39th St., 2nd Floor; 718-784-6173, ext. 110.

June 21, Korean War Veterans Memorial Association 50th anniversary of 1953 Korean War Armistice, Rose Avenue and Parsons Boulevard; 718-352-5299.

June 21, Mitchell-Linden Civic and 109th Police Precinct VIN etching, 140-21 31st Rd., Flushing.

June 21, Sunnyside United Neighborhood Network "Neighborhood Clean-Up Day," Queens Boulevard and 46th Street; 646-298-8669.

June 21, 112th Police Precinct Community Council graffiti cleanup in Forest Hills and Rego Park, 68-40 Austin St., Forest Hills.

June 21, Wyckoff Heights Medical Center 2003 Community Health Fair; 718-963-6781.

June 21, 22, 28, 29, Outdoor Singles hikes at selected parks in NJ, NY, CT, PA, call for information; 718-784-7353.

June 22, Astoria Residents Reclaiming Our World (ARROW) "Take Back Day" recycling electronic and household items; ARROW Park, 35-30 35th St., Astoria; 718-472-1180 or nctai@att.net.

LaGuardia Community College: June 19, government procurement exposition; Con Edison’s Learning Center, 43-82 Vernon Blvd., Long Island City; 718-482-5315.

Queensborough Community College: June 19, 27, ESL classes for non-native speakers; June 30 to July 31, summer day camp open house; July 8, information evening for prospective students; ongoing, Holocaust Resource Center and Archives exhibit; Campus Quadrangle ; 718-631-6044.

Arts & Entertainment

June 20, The Killing Kompany "Murder At The Sock Hop!"; Niederstein’s, 69-16 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village; 718-326-0717.

June 21, The Undercroft Performance Space of Long Island City/Astoria afternoon variety show featuring local performers; 718-482-8790.

June 22, Voelker Orth Museum, Bird Sanctuary & Victorian Garden grand opening open house, 149-19 38th Ave., Flushing; 718-359-6227.

June 23, Peninsula Library; July 1, Briarwood Library; July 5, Forest Hills Library; Ken Stuart’s "Celebrate America!";718-896-5845.

June 28, Bella Italia Mia and Council on National Literatures book event, "Two Women Writers on the Italian–American Experience; Christ the King H.S., 68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village; 718-821-3916.

June 28, Astoria Performing Arts Center "APAC’s Summer Stars" auditions, classes begin July 12; Presbyterian Church of Astoria, 31-30 33rd St.; 718-274-4781.

June 28 to July 19, AQA Gallery"Arts4all" exhibition; 99-10 Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills; 718-520-9842.

American Museum of the Moving Image

June 19, The Hulk; June 21, The Fearless Vampire Killers, Rosemary’s Baby, Wings of Desire; June 22, Macbeth, What?, Wings of Desire; June 27, Bronx Barbes; June 28, Chinatown, The Tenant, Ugetsu; June 29, Tess, Bitter Moon, Ugetsu; 718-784-0777.

Asian Society and Museum/Asian Cine Vision

June 20 to June 29, 26th Asian American International Film Festival: A Peck On The Cheek, Long Life, Happiness and Prosperity, Asakusa Kid, Inner Senses, Tribute And Remembrance, 725 Park Ave., Manhattan; 212-989-1422.

Flushing Town Hall

June 20, Live Jazz & World Beat Music with Little Jimmy Scott; June 28, Asian Director Shorts: Somewhere Over The Dreamland, Marriage Is A Crazy Thing, Inner Senses, Conduct Zero; June 29, Flavors, Room To Let, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing.

Isamu Noguchi Museum

June 21 to Oct. 4., free, art for families, Saturdays only; June 17 to Aug. 5, free, afternoon art program for teens, Thursdays only; Noguchi Education Department, 36-01 43rd Ave., Long Island City, 718-204-7088, ext. 203.

MoMA QNS

June 26 to Sept. 29, Max Beckmann exhibit, 33rd Street at Queen Boulevard; 212-708-9431.

Queens Council On The Arts

June 21, South Asian Arts Day: Poetry, Music Dance and Traditional Cuisine; Bombay Harbour Restaurant, 73-01 Broadway, Jackson Heights; June 26, Silent Art Auction Benefit, 44-61 11th St., Long Island City; 718-647-3377.

Queens Museum of Art

June 18, 20, 25, painting classes for seniors; June 22 to Sept. 7, Salvador Dali’s Dream of Venus; to July 19, Harumi Ori: I Was Here exhibition;718-592-9700 for information.

Socrates Sculpture Park

June 21, summer solstice celebration (raindate June 22); to Aug. 3, "Yard" an exhibit about the private landscape; to Aug. 8, free outdoor art making workshops; 32-01 Vernon Blvd., Long Island City; 718-956-1819.

Thalia Spanish Theatre

To June 29, "We Women Do It Better," 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside ; 718-729-3880.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Dances

June 20, NAACP Northeast Queens 60th anniversary Freedom Fund dinner; Sheraton La Guardia East, 135-20 39th Ave., Flushing; RSVP, 718-591-0258.

June 20, Rotary Club of Flushing 50th Anniversary Gala; Terrace On The Park, Flushing Meadows–Corona Park; 718-321-3800, ext. 245.

June 22, Forest Hills Action League annual brunch and inaugural "I Care" awards program; Wilton Court, 112-50 72nd Ave., Forest Hills; 718-268-7820.

June 27, Quality Services for the Autism Community (QSAC) silver anniversary dinner dance/silent auction gala; Terrace On The Park, Flushing Meadows–Corona Park; 516-625-0091, reserve early.

Fleas, Fairs, Fundraisers

June 29, Central Astoria LDC, Steinway Street between 28th and 34th Avenues.

June 26, Queens Council on the Arts silent art auction, 44-61 11th St., Long Island City; 718-647-3377, ext. 19.

June 27, 28, Astoria Performing Arts Center (APAC) "Broadway Cares" fundraiser; Presbyterian Church of Astoria, 31-30 33rd St., production includes gay themes and adult situations and may not be appropriate for children; 718-278-5925.

July 20, Friends of Community Board 1, 30th Avenue between 29th and 42nd Streets.

July 26, Dutch Kills Civic Association, 36th Avenue between 29th and 35th Streets.

July 31-Aug. 3, Hellenic Orthodox Traditionalist Church of America, St. Markella, 26th Street from 23rd Avenue to Amtrak Trestles.

Aug. 7-10, St. Irene Chrysovalantou Monastery, 23rd Avenue from 35th to 37th Streets, and 36th Street from 23rd Avenue to Amtrak Overpass.

Aug. 14-17, Borgetto Cultural Association, Steinway Street between 25th and 28th Avenues.

Aug. 17, Steinway Street Business Improvement District, Steinway Street between 28th and 35th Avenues.

Sept. 1, 30th Avenue Business Association, 30th Avenue between 29th and 42nd Streets.

Sept. 28, Broadway Astoria Merchants and Professionals, Broadway from Crescent to 42nd Streets.

Oct. 26, 114th Precinct Civilian Observation Patrol, Broadway between 29th and and 47th Streets.

You’ve Gotta Have Park

Alley Pond Environmental Center

June 21, The Art Alive Series; June 25, Oakland Lake slide show at Flushing Library; June 28, "A Passage Through Time" celebration of Early American history; "Whooo’s Watching Who?" owl-watching expedition; ongoing, Birthday Party Program on Saturdays and Sundays, some after-school and holidays possible, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston; 718-229-4000.

City Parks Foundation

June 30 to Aug. 14, City Parks Tennis, free, ages 6 to 16 at the following Queens locales: Alley Pond Tennis Center, Astoria Park, Baisley Park, Brookville Park, Crocheron Park, Cunningham Park, Flushing Meadows–Corona Park, Flushing Memorial Field, Forest Park,  Juniper Valley Park, Kissena Park; 718-699-4200.

Cunningham Park

To June 21, "Turn 2" youth baseball clinics, Horace Harding Expressway and Grand Central Parkway; 212-360-1311.

Forest Park

June 19, Charlie Thomas’ Drifters; George Seuffert Bandshell, Woodhaven; 718-235-4100.

Queens County Farm Museum

June 21, 22, strawberry festival; July 9 to Aug. 15, children’s summer program, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park; 718-347-FARM.

Historicals

Historic New York Tours, June 21, Long Island City–Old and New walking tour; 646-298-7669.

Queens Historical Society, June 25, the History of Oakland Lake; June 28, tour of the Riker-Lent Homestead; June 29, "Beauty for Ashes" the story of Flushing Meadows–Corona Park; 718-939-0647, ext. 17.

Every Kid Deserves A ‘Y’

Central Queens YM & YWHA, June 23 to 26, swim week; 718-268-5011.

Cross Island YMCA, June 24, defensive driving; June 26, "Be A Neighborhood Hero" dinner dance, Caffe on the Green; to Aug. 17, computer learning; register before June 15, Bayside; 718-479-0505.

Flushing YMCA, June 28, blood drive, 138-46 Northern Blvd.; 718-961-6880.

PSA

Glen Oaks Volunteer Ambulance Corps Youth Squad is looking for new members between the ages of 14 and 18; 718-347-1637.

American Legion, Blissville Post 727 needs hand-held battery-powered games, videos, books, arts and craft supplies, bubbles, crayons, coloring books and other toys for children in Queens hospitals; 718-786-7649.

Queens Women’s Network Multi-Service Center displaced homemaker programs and womensafe programs, everything in the center is strictly confidential, 161-10 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica; 718-657-6200.

THE CORNER LIBRARY

Adults

June 24

2 p.m. Flushing Library

STAY WELL EXERCISE

3 p.m. Steinway Branch

THE NEW YORKERS

6 p.m. Flushing Library

CAREER EXPLORATION INVENTORY

Flushing Library

INFOLINQ CLASS IN SPANISH

June 25

10 a.m. East Elmhurst Branch

STAY WELL EXERCISE

10:30 a.m. Central Library

ESTATE PLANNING SEMINAR

1:30 p.m. Astoria Branch

TAI CHI QI GONG FOR OLDER ADULTS

6 p.m. Flushing Library

INFOLINQ CLASS IN CHINESE

6:30 p.m. Flushing Library

THE HISTORY OF OAKLAND LAKE

7 p.m. Flushing Library

INFOLINQ CLASS IN ENGLISH

June 26

10:30 a.m. Bay Terrace Branch

TAI CHI QI GONG FOR OLDER ADULTS

1:30 p.m. East Elmhurst Branch

EAST ELMHURST QUILTERS

4:30 p.m. Flushing Library

INFOLINQ CLASS IN FRENCH

6 p.m. East Elmhurst Branch

CHESS FOR ADULTS

6:30 p.m. Bay Terrace Branch

AN EVENING OF MUSIC FOR WOODWINDS

Far Rockaway Branch

MEL BLISS REMINISCES

June 27

4:30 p.m. Flushing Library

INFOLINQ CLASS IN ITALIAN

June 28

10:30 a.m. Flushing Library

BOOK DISCUSSION FOR CHINESE :Hu Shi za yi

11 a.m. Flushing Library

BOOK DISCUSSION FOR SPANISH: In stinto de Inez

2 p.m. Flushing Library

KEEPING THE PROMISE? A LOOK AT HONG KONG

June 30

10 a.m. Central Library

STAY WELL EXERCISE

6 p.m. Briarwood Branch

JAZZ OF YESTERDAY, TODAY AND EVERYDAY

Seaside Branch

HISTORY OF AMERICAN THEATER IN SONG

6:30 p.m. Central Library

NEW YORK CITY IN ART

7 p.m. Central Library

POLISH YOUR RESUME!

Steinway Branch

FLUTE COCKTAIL: A FLUTE QUARTET

Kids

June 23

3:30 p.m. East Elmhurst Branch

CHESS CLUB FOR YOUTH

4 p.m. Laurelton Branch

YOUTH TALK

Queens Village Branch

CHILDREN’S CHESS CLUB

5 p.m. Laurelton Branch

YOUTH TALK

June 24

3 p.m. Ozone Park Branch

T-SHIRT WORKSHOP

4 p.m. Queens Village Branch

CHILDREN’S CHESS CLUB

June 25

10:30 a.m. Queens Village Branch

PRE-SCHOOL PICTURE BOOK

June 26

10:30 a.m. Astoria Branch

TODDLER LEARNING IN SPANISH

3:30 p.m. Maspeth Branch

READ THIS...IMAGINE THAT

4 p.m. Laurelton Branch

YOUTH TALK

Queens Village Branch

CHILDREN’S GO CLUB

5 p.m. Laurelton Branch

YOUTH TALK

June 27

10:30 a.m. Maspeth Branch

TODDLER TIME

11 a.m. Jackson Heights Branch

TODDLER LEARNING IN SPANISH

1 p.m. Flushing Library

SUMMER READING CLUB KICK-OFF

Maspeth Branch

PRE-SCHOOL STORYTIME

4 p.m. Howard Beach Branch

POETRY IN THE BRANCHES

Queens Village Branch

CHILDREN’S CHESS CLUB

June 28

10:30 a.m. Central Library

SUMMER READING CLUB KICKOFF & MOVIE

1 p.m. Forest Hills Branch

SCRIPT THEATER WORKSHOP FOR YOUTH

1:45 p.m. Central Library

SUMMER READING CLUB KICKOFF & MOVIE

June 30

3:30 p.m. East Elmhurst Branch

CHESS CLUB FOR YOUTH

4 p.m. Queens Village Branch

CHILDREN’S CHESS CLUB

5 p.m. Laurelton Branch

OPEN MIC NIGHT FOR TEENS


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