Calendar of Events
Oct. 9, 8 p.m., Dutch Kills Civic Association; St. Patrick’s School Hall; 718-937-5568.
Oct. 13, Nov. 10, 7:30 p.m., Middle Village Property Owners/Residents Assn.; St. Margaret’s Parish Hall, 66-05 79th Pl.
Oct. 16, 7:30 p.m., United Community Civic Assn.; Augustana Lutheran Church Hall, 69-05 Ditmars Blvd., Astoria Heights; 718-932-5415.
Oct. 23, 7:30 p.m., Kew Gardens Hills Civic Assn.; Jewish Center of Kew Gardens Hills, 71-25 Main St.; 718-263-1760.
Oct. 16, 8 p.m., John F. Kennedy Regular Democratic Club of Queens, Parsons Blvd., Flushing; 718-591-0100.
Oct . 9, 9:30 a.m., Board 1; Kaufman Astoria Studios, Commissary, 34-12 36th St.; 718-786-3335.
Oct. 14, 7:45 p.m., Board 9; Richmond Hill Public Library, 118-14 Hillside Ave. (enter on Babbage Street); 718-286-2686.
Oct. 17, 7:30 p.m., Board 11; M.S. 158, 46-35 Oceania St., Bayside; 718-225-1054.
Oct. 20, 7 p.m., sharp, Board 7; Union Plaza Care Center, 33-23 Union St., Flushing; 718-359-2800.
Oct. 15, 7:30 p.m., 112th Police Precinct, 68-40 Austin St., Forest Hills.
Oct. 15, Nov. 19, Dec. 17, 7:30 p.m., 110th Police Precinct C.C.; St. John’s Queens Hospital, 2 West Conference Room, 90-02 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst.
Oct. 28, 8 p.m., 108th Police Precinct; Sunnyside Senior Center, 43-31 39th St.
Community School Boards
Oct. 14, 8 p.m., District 30; I.S. 204, 36-41 28th St., Long Island City; Nov. 13, 8:30 p.m., P.S. 152, 33-52 62nd St., Woodside. For information call, 718-777-4680.
Oct. 16, 7:30 p.m., Board 24, 8000 Cooper Ave., Glendale; 718-417-2693.
Oct. 9, 7:30 p.m., Community Task Force of Maspeth/Middle VIllage/Elmhurst town meeting; P.S. 58 School Auditorium, Grand Avenue; 718-651-5865.
Oct. 13, 8 p.m., VFW Post 4787, 19-12 149th St., Whitestone; 718-746-0540.
Oct. 14, noon, AARP Chapter 4158; Church-on-the-Hill, 167-07 35th Ave., Flushing.
Oct. 14, 12:30 p.m., Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce; Dazie’s Restaurant, 39-41 Queens Blvd.; 718-482-6053.
Oct. 15, 7 p.m., NYS Department of Transportation; White Castle District Headquarters, 69-01 34th Ave.; 718-424-4157.
Oct. 16, 7 p.m., NYS Department of Transportation; Lexington School for the Deaf, 75th Street; 718-424-4157.
Oct. 19, Alley Pond Environmental Center (APEC) annual meeting, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston, registration required; 718-229-4000.
Arts & Entertainment
American Museum of the Moving Image
Oct. 10, About The Living (Seres Humanos); Oct. 11, Places In The Heart, Still Of The Night, Orpheus; Oct. 12, Nobody’s Fool, Twilight, Orpheus; Oct. 17, A Tale Of A Naughty Girl (Manda Meyer Upakkhyan); Oct. 18, Dracula, The White Zombie, The Black Cat, Once Upon A Time In America; Oct. 19, Murders In The Rue Morgue, Glen Or Glenda?, Bride Of The Monster, Once Upon A Time In America; Oct. 24, House Of Bamboo; Oct. 25, Machinima Film Festival; Oct. 26, Japanese War Bride, Madame White Snake, House Of Bamboo, DARE interactive installation; Oct. 31, A Chinese Ghost Story; 718-784-0077.
Flushing Town Hall
Oct. 10, The Jazz Age in Paris—The Music of Sidney Bechet and Django Reinhart; Oct. 24, The Woody Herman Orchestra; 718-463-7700.
LaGuardia Community College
Oct. 18, Hansel and Gretel; Oct. 31, Living Jazz Legends Cecil Bridgewater and Harold Ousley. For information, call 718-482-5151.
To Nov. 3, Ansel Adams at 100; to Nov. 24, Projects 80: Lee Mingwei, The Tourist, Literally; to Dec. 1, Projects 79: Liam Gillick, Literally; to March 8, 2004, Pencil: Drawings from the Collection; Jasper Johns, Ellsworth Kelly, Paul Cézanne, Claes Oldenburg and more; 33rd Street at Queen Boulevard; 718-707-0403.
P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center
To Dec. 29, Paul Graham: American Night, Tim Noble and Sue Webster, Special Projects, Vincent Szarek; to January 5, 2004, El real viaje Real/The Real Royal Trip, 22-25 Jackson Ave., Long Island City; 718-784-2084.
Oct. 19, Peking Opera Festival "Accent on Asia"; to Oct. 22, "Traces o the Wall"; Oct. 26, Maskmaking and Storytelling with Suzanne Benton; Nov. 2, Tamara & The Shadow Theatre of Java; Nov. 9, Prague Chamber Orchestra. For tickets and information, call 718-544-2996.
Queens Museum of Art
Oct. 9-Dec. 18, The Looking Series:Nature as a mirror; Oct. 16, DaVinci and Brueghel: Nature as a mirror of man; Oct. 23, Dutch Baroque; Oct. 30, Turner, Constable and the Hudson River School: The Romantic spirit; Flushing Meadows–Corona Park; 718-592-9700.
Queens Theater In The Park
Oct. 11, Of Tricksters And Fools; Oct. 11, 12, Ailey® II; Oct. 18, Beauty and the Beast; Nov. 15, Inti-Illimani; Nov. 22, 23, Pilobolus; Nov. 29, A Christmas Carol, Beatlemania Again!; Dec. 20, Santa Meets the Wicked Wizard; Dec. 27, 28, Rockin’ New Year; Jan. 24, 2004, Dance Asia, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park; 718-760-0064.
Thalia Spanish Theatre
To Oct. 26, Ballet Fiesta Mexicana de Yloy Ybarra with Mariachi Angeles De Puebla in Ollin Yolitzin, 1-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside; 718-729-3880.
Oct. 11, Goliard concert; Steinway Reformed Church; Ditmars Boulevard; 718-728-8927.
Oct. 15, Louis Armstrong House & Archives Museum ribbon-cutting ceremony, jazz and mini-tours; www.satchmo.net.
Oct. 19, Qi Shu Fang Peking Opera Company; Colden Center at Queens College; 718-793-8080.
Oct. 24, 25, 26, 31, Nov. 1, 2, 3, 7, Theatre A La Carte "Let’s Murder Marsha"; Community Church of Douglaston, 39-50 Douglaston Pkwy.; 718-631-4092.
Oct. 25, Queens Symphony Orchestra "The Haunted Orchestra, A Halloween Family Day Concert," 80-00 Cooper Ave., Bldg. 22, Glendale; 718-326-4455.
To Nov. 14, St. John’s University Chung-Cheng Art Gallery, Marshall Arisman’s "Power Animals," 8000 Utopia Pkwy., Jamaica.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Dances
Oct. 18, Queens County Committee American Legion Legislative breakfast; American Legion Broad Channel Post 1404, 209 Crossbay Blvd., Broad Channel.
Oct. 19, The Aids Center of Queens County "Gifts of Love Auction & Luncheon 2003"; Terrace On The Park, Flushing Meadows–Corona Park, Flushing; 718-896-2500, ext. 3021.
Oct. 23, Transitional Services for New York, Inc. Annual Dinner Dance Gala; Sheraton La Guardia East; 718-746-6647, ext. 11.
Oct. 24, Hellenic American Neighborhood Action Committee (HANAC) 31st Annual Dinner Dance Gala; Plaza Hotel, 59th Street and Fifth Avenue, Manhattan; 212-840-8005, ext. 104.
Oct. 24, Knights of Columbus St. Anastasia Council 5911 Halloween Dance; Father Smith Hall; 718-279-6057.
Fleas, Fairs, Fundraisers
Oct. 17, Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce A Night at the Castle; 718-482-6052.
Oct. 17, American Legion Ladies Auxiliary McKee Post 131 penny social, 10-20 Clintonville St., Whitestone.
Oct. 19, Animal Haven’s 36th Anniversary Going Home luncheon; Sheraton La Guardia East Hotel, R.S.V.P. by Oct. 14, 135-20 39th Ave., Flushing; 718-886-3683.
Oct. 19, Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation 23rd annual street festival, Jamaica Avenue from 80th Street to Woodhaven Boulevard; 718-805-0202.
Oct. 26, 114th Precinct Civilian Observation Patrol, Broadway between 29th and and 47th Streets.
Nov. 14, Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce 2003 Auction of fine art-estate jewelry, sports memorabilia and collectibles; LIC YMCA, 2nd Floor, 32-23 Queens Blvd.; 718-482-6053 or 718-784-8437.
Queensborough Community College: Oct. 15, "Health Care for the Underserved; Oct. 22, "Health and the Public Interest; Oct. 29, "The ABCs of ZZZs." For information, call 718-631-6044.
St. John’s University: Oct. 14, 21, 22, blood and bone marrow drive to aid former employee of Chinese ancestry, 8000 Utopia Pkwy., Jamaica; 718-990-6091.
Others: Oct. 9, Selfhelp Austin Street National Depression Screening Day, registration required; 800-520-6373.
Oct. 9, Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens National Depression Screening Day; Corona Elmhurst Clinic, 718-779-1600; Glendale Mental Health Clinic, 718-456-7001; Woodside Mental Health Clinic, 718-779-1234, ext. 31; Rockaway Mental Health Clinic, 718-337-6800.
Oct. 18, Sexual Assault & Violence Intervention Program, 40-hour training, volunteers needed; 212-423-2140.
Oct. 30, The Anthropology Museum of the People of New York Integrated Medicine: Pills, Diet & Exercise; Queens College Music Building, Choral Room 264; 718-428-5650.
Oct. 10, Bill Safka historic talk and slide show on the origins of Forest Hills, the Gardens, the Van Court section and Stafford Lawns; American Legion Hall, 107-15 Metropolitan Ave.; 718-263-2276.
Oct. 11-12, openhousenewyork tours of New York’s architecture. For information, call 917-583-2398 or go to www.ohny.org.
Oct. 11-12, King Manor Museum Family Workshop: Cornhusk Dolls, King Park, Jamaica Avenue; 718-206-0545.
Oct. 12, 1652 Church Walking Tour; First Presbyterian Church of Newtown, 54-05 Seabury St., Elmhurst; 718-639-3126.
Oct. 22, Sunnyside Gardens Preservation Partnership Preserving Your Historic Neighborhood; Bohemian Hall, 29-19 24th Ave., Astoria.
Oct. 26, Greater Ridgewood Historical Society and 104th Police Precinct Community Council annual harvest festival; Onderdonk House, 18-20 Flushing Ave., Ridgewood.
Daily, Fort Totten Historical Center tours and lectures; 718-352-2462.
Items of Community Interest
Dutch Kills Civic Association: Oct. 11, annual Columbus Day parade; Oct. 18, annual Atlantic City trip; Oct. 19, Ravenswood Lions Club Fashion Show Luncheon/Fundraiser at Riccardo’s; Oct. 30, 114th
Civ-OP annual awards presentation; Nov 2, New York City marathon; 718-937-5568.
LaGuardia Community College: courses/programs: Oct. 8, on-line courses at www.ed2go.com/lagcc; Oct. 11, Computer Graphics/Repair , Import/Export Certificate; Oct. 11, 14, 16, beginning computer;Oct. 15, Arts Administration Certificate; Oct. 16, Computer Instructor Training, Web Page Design; Oct. 18, Auto Repair for Beginners, Networking; Oct. 20, Conversational Spanish for Beginners, Telecommunications; Oct. 21, Computerized Bookkeeping, Network Cabling Specialist, Real Estate, Visual Basic Programming; Oct. 23, Business for Artists; Oct. 25, [Microsoft] PowerPoint Presentations; Oct. 29, Computer Maintenance. For information, call 718-482-5338.
Queens College: Oct. 27, Dr. Emily Taitz and Sondra Henry, J.D., lecture and book signing; Oct. 29, Lecture Series: Law and Revelation; 718-997-5730.
St. John’s University: Oct. 14, 21, 22, blood and bone marrow drive to aid former employee of Chinese ancestry, 8000 Utopia Pkwy., Jamaica; 718-990-6091.
York College: Oct. 14, Hispanic Heritage Awareness Month; Oct. 11, 9th Annual Diwali Festival; Oct. 14, IRS–How to prepare Schedule C; Oct. 15, Annual Cancer Awareness seminar; Oct. 15, 16, African Market Place; Oct. 16, Science and Religion: Antinomy, Dependence or Coordination?, Forum on Gang Violence; Oct. 19, Big Apple College Fair, Bangladesh Cultural Concert; Oct. 21, Rising To The Top/Journey On The Executive Road, IRS–Self Employment Tax; Oct. 22, NYC Department of Environmental Protection meeting, Starting & Operating a Small Business; Oct. 25, Adwira An African New Year Celebration; Oct. 26, Comedy Show; Oct. 28, IRS–Business Use of Home Base; Oct. 29, open house; Oct. 30, Domestic Violence Conference.
Oct. 9, Asian Americans for Equality smoking cessation initiative; Flushing Mall, 133-31 39th Ave.
Oct. 13-17, Selfhelp Austin Street fall foliage trip to Kutsher’s Hotel, Monticello, NY, members only, 106-06 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills; 718-520-8197.
Oct. 14, Koppell, Leavitt, Kerson, Leffler & Duane LLP dedicates Woodside office as the Ben Shaw Professional Building; 718-729-0986.
Oct. 15, 22, Queens County Bar Association Continuing Legal Education program "Advanced Criminal Law Seminars; Oct. 16, Attorney Advertising and the Code of Professional Responsibility,; 7180291-4500.
Oct. 20, Kew Gardens Community Center creative writing group, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202; 718-268-5960.
Oct. 25, Juniper Park Civic Halloween Festival; 718-651-5865.
Parks & Recreation
Alley Pond Environmental Center
Oct. 15, APEC’s Bird Seed Sale Program deadline; Oct. 18, 25, Toddler Time on the Weekend; Oct. 19, 25, 26, Pumpkin Patch Match; Oct. 25, Make Your Own Haunted House, Reach for the Stars with Mark Freilich; Oct. 26, APEC play group, "Wildman" Wild Food and Ecology Tours; Oct. 31, Teeny Tiny Trick O’ Treaters; Nov. 15, 2003 Annual Autumn Reception; year ’round, Birthday Party Program on Saturdays and Sundays, some after-school and holidays possible, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston; 718-229-4000.
Oct. 12, Insect Safari; Oct. 18, annual fall clean-up; Oct. 19, Birding for Children; Oct. 26, Halloween Happening "Annabelle Broom, The Unhappy Witch"; to Nov. 14, Forest Parks Landscape Stewards Program; host your next event at Oak Ridge; Salsa Tuesdays, Yoga Mondays, One Forest Park, Woodhaven; 718-235-4100.
Queens Botanical Garden
Oct. 11, Columbus’ Age of Discovery of Native American Herbs; Oct. 14, Flower Creations for all Occasions; Oct. 18, Introduction to Dried Flowers; Oct. 19, Bird Ecology Walks; Oct. 23, Fall Pruning Workshop; Oct. 25, A Walk Through the Magical Mosaic of Autumn Color; Oct. 26, Pumpkin Patch Day; Oct. 28, Wedding Flowers 43-50 Main St., Flushing; 718-886-3800.
Queens County Farm Museum
Oct. 25, 26, 31, Halloween Haunted House; Oct. 26, Children’s Fall Festival; 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park; 718-347-3276.
Oct. 11, 12, Fall Foliage Festival, Flushing Meadows–Corona Park; 718-271-1500.
Socrates Sculpture Park
Oct. 18, Halloween Harvest Festival; to Oct. 26, Clubhouse collaborative project, Kite Making Workshop with Tsutomu Hiroi; to Nov. 2, Edward Burtynsky, Shipbreaking #50, Chittagong, Bangladesh; to February 8, 2004, EAF03: The 2003 Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition; 718-956-1819.
Urban Park Rangers
Oct. 11, Cunningham Park Nature Hike; Oct. 18, Alley Pond Tree Walk; Oct. 26, Forest Park Orienteering Treasure Hunt; to register call 866-692-4295.
School News And Events
Oct. 13, Regis H.S. open house, 55 E. 84th St., Manhattan; 212-288-1100.
Oct. 15, I.S. 204 Parent Teacher Association Night; Oct. 21, High School Admission Application Workshop for Parents of Eighth Grade Students, 36-41 28th St., Long Island City. For information, contact Ms. Padrone at 718-937-1463.
Oct. 15, Cathedral Preparatory Seminary open house, 56-25 92nd St., Elmhurst; 718-592-6800.
Oct. 18, St. Francis Preparatory H.S. Fathers’ Guild wine tasting event, 61-00 Francis Lewis Blvd., Fresh Meadows; 718-423-8819, ext. 311.
Oct. 18, Saint Jean Baptiste H.S. open house; 173 E. 75th St., Manhattan; 212-288-1645, ext. 134.
Oct. 19, Queen of Angels Home School Association Scholastic Book Fair and cake sale, Church Recreation Center, Skillman Avenue, Sunnyside.
Oct. 19, Holy Cross H.S. open house, Auditorium, 26-20 Francis Lewis Blvd., Flushing; 718-886-7250, ext. 525.
Oct. 22, LaSalle Academy open house, 44 E. 2nd Street, Manhattan; 212-475-8940.
Oct. 23, Community School Board District 24 renaming ceremony of P.S. 28; Oct. 24, I.S. 74; 718-417-2693.
Oct. 25, Newtown H.S. Alumni Association Fall Kick Off breakfast, reservations must be paid for by Oct. 20, no paying at the door; 718-595-8542.
Oct. 25, Sixth Annual UFT/Dial-A-Teacher citywide parent conference "Strengthening The Home-School Partnership"; New York Sheraton Hotel & Towers, 52nd Street and 7th Avenue, Manhattan; 212-598-9205.
Oct. 18, Sunnyside Community Services senior law day, 43-31 39th St., 2nd Floor; 718-392-5646, ext. 40.
Central Queens: Oct. 8, lecture "Where Has My Interest Gone?..."; Oct. 9, pilates program; Oct. 14, Love and Logic: Effective Approaches to Setting Limits, flu and pneumonia shots for seniors; Oct. 18, Zumba one day only event; Oct. 21, meet Rochelle Krich mystery writer; to Oct. 26, Nov. 2, 9, soccer; Oct. 26, strength training class; Oct. 28, lecture "The American Political Scene..."; Oct. 29, lecture "Maintaining a Good Self Image..." 67-09 108th St., Forest Hills; 718-268-5011.
Cross Island: now to Oct. 15, free one-week membership; Oct. 25, annual Hallowfest Halloween Walk Through; Oct. 26, American Red Cross lifeguard training 718-479-0505
Long Island City: Oct. 21, season begins, week-night football at Queensbridge Park; 718-392-7932, ext. 239 contact Tom Syvester.