2003-10-22 / Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Community Meetings
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Community Meetings

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. 23, 7 p.m., Juniper Jr. Civic Assn.; 7:45 p.m., Juniper Park Civic Assn.; Our Lady of Hope Auditorium, Eliot Avenue, Middle Village; 718-651-5865.

Nov. 13, United Community Civic Assn. and Assemblymember Michael Gianaris "Connect To Your Community"; American Museum of the Moving Image, Riklis Theater, 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria; 718-545-3889.

Community Boards

Nov. 10, 7 p.m., sharp, Board 7; Union Plaza Care Center, 33-23 Union St., Flushing; 718-359-2800.

Community Councils

Oct. 28, 8 p.m., 108th Police Precinct; Sunnyside Senior Center, 43-31 39th St.

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.

Community School Boards

Oct. 30, 7:30 p.m., District 26; M.S. 74, 61-15 Oceania St., Room 128, Bayside; 718-631-6927.


Oct. 26, 9:30 a.m., Jewish War Veterans Post 250; Rego Park Jewish Center, 97-30 Queens Blvd., Rego Park; 718-AX 7-7711.

Oct. 27, VFW Whitestone Post 4787, 19-12 149th St., Whitestone; 718-746-0540.

Oct. 27, SHHH, Lexington School for the Deaf, 30th Avenue, Jackson Heights; 718-350-3203 or 264-3017.

Oct. 29, Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society; Emanuel United Church of Christ, 93-34 91st Ave.; 718-846-1907.

Nov. 20, Queens Borough Public Library Board of Trustees, Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica; 718-990-0700.

Arts & Entertainment

American Museum of the Moving Image

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; Nov. 1, Sammy [Davis Jr.] On Television, Anna Lucasta, Ashes And Diamonds; Nov. 2, Porgy And Bess, A Man Called Adam, Ashes And Diamonds; Nov. 7, The Servant’s Shirt (Naukar Ki Kameez); Nov. 8, Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure, Ed Wood Preceded By Vincent, Beetlejuice, The Seven Samurai; Nov. 9, Batman, Batman Returns, The Seven Samurai; Nov. 14, Saturday (Sabado); Nov. 15, Edward Scissorhands, Sleepy Hollow Preceded By Frankenweenie, Le Petit Soldat; Nov. 16, Mars Attacks!, Planet Of The Apes, Le Petit Soldat, House Of Sand And Fog; 718-784-0077.

Astoria Symphony

Oct. 25, 8 p.m., The Astoria Symphony, under the direction of Silas Huff will perform the music of Mendelssohn, Mozart and Haydn at Long Island City High School, 14-30 Broadway at 21st St., L.I.C. Repeat performance Wednesday, Oct. 29, 8 p.m. at United Methodist Church, 135 West 4th St., Manhattan.

Flushing Town Hall

Oct. 24, The Woody Herman Orchestra; Oct. 25, first annual Fun-Filled Fright Fest!; Nov. 7, The Vincent Herring Quartet; Nov. 21, The Alex Blake Quartet; Nov. 9, Madama Butterfly; 718-463-7700.

LaGuardia Community College

Oct. 31, Living Jazz Legends Cecil Bridgewater and Harold Ousley; Nov. 12, Latino chamber music with Carpentier String Quartet. For information, call 718-482-5697.


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.

Queens College

Oct. 26, Maskmaking and Storytelling with Suzanne Benton; Oct. 28-Dec. 23, Ciphers In Time: Recent Italian Mixed-Media Art; Nov. 2, Tamara & The Shadow Theatre of Java; Nov. 9, Prague Chamber Orchestra; Nov. 12, Evening Readings with Norman Manea; Nov. 25, Evening Readings with Edna O’Brien. For tickets and information, call 718-997-4646.

Queens Museum of Art

Oct. 29, Mixed-Media Assemblage; Oct. 23, Dutch Baroque; Oct. 30, Turner, Constable and the Hudson River School: The Romantic spirit; Oct. 30, Nov. 6, 13, 20, Painted Paper Collage; to Nov. 1, Saturday Art Workshops; Nov. 6, The Impressionists; Nov. 13, Asian Art Today; Nov. 20, East Wind: Tour and Discussion; to Nov. 29, Korean Film Festival; to Nov. 30, Sunday Art Workshops; Dec. 3, 10, 17, Painting: The Still Life; Dec. 4, Joan Jonas: Performance Installations; Dec. 18, The Looking Series:Nature as a mirror; Flushing Meadows–Corona Park; 718-592-9700.

Queens Theater In The Park

Oct. 24-Nov. 2, My Cousin’s Wedding; Oct. 30, Nov. 1, 2, 5, 7-9, A Tribute To "The Greatest"; Nov. 5-9, All Under Heaven; Nov. 14, 15, Inti-Illimani; Nov. 15, 16, Bruce Adler; Nov. 22, 23, Pilobolus; to Nov. 23, Contents Under Pressure; Nov. 29, A Christmas Carol, Beatlemania Again!; Dec. 5-7, 10, 11, 13, 14, Meshuggah-Nuns; Dec. 6, Trial By Water; Dec. 13, Celestial Motions; Dec. 19, 20, Words, Rhythms & Rhymes; Dec. 20, Santa Meets the Wicked Wizard, Soul Erotica; Dec. 27, Américo & Friends: An Evening of Poetry & Jazz; 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. 24, 25, 26, Astoria Performing Arts Center "Is There Life After High School?"; Nov. 14-16, 21-23, "Love Jokes," 31-30 33rd St., Astoria; 718-393-7505.

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.

Oct. 25-26, Long Island City Artists open house; Artlofts, 37-06 36th St., Long Island City; 718-784-2935.

Nov. 5, Jackson Heights Poets reading; Barnes & Noble, 70-00 Austin St., Forest Hills; 718-424-6494.

Nov. 8, Greek American Folklore Society Hellenic Music Festival; Cretan Association, 32-33 31st St., Astoria; 718-956-3544 or 726-4997.

Nov. 9, Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra 40th Season Celebration; Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd.; 718-746-9122.

Nov. 13-23, St. Bart’s Playhouse presents "Brigadoon," Park Avenue, Manhattan; 212-378-0248 or 378-0222.

To Nov. 14, St. John’s University Chung-Cheng Art Gallery, Marshall Arisman’s "Power Animals," 8000 Utopia Pkwy., Jamaica.

Dec. 21, Oratorio Society of Queens Holiday Concert, 25-33 154th St., Flushing; 718-460-0726.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Dances

Oct. 23, Transitional Services for New York, Inc. Annual Dinner Dance Gala; Sheraton LaGuardia 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.

Oct. 30, 114th Civ-OP Annual Coffee & Cake Awards Night; Riccardo’s, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria, RSVP today; 718-728-8763.

Nov. 9, The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America, Long Island Chapter, Fifteenth Annual Fall Luncheon; Crest Hollow Country Club, Woodbury, N.Y.; 516-222-5530.

Nov. 12, Long Island City Business Development Corp. Annual Luncheon & Trade Show; Terrace on the Park, Flushing Meadows–Corona Park; 718-786-5300.

Nov. 13, Long Island City YMCA 4th Annual Frank J. Tempone Service To Youth Dinner & Dance; Terrace on the Park, 52-11 111th St., Flushing.

Nov. 15, Alley Pond Environmental Center 2003 Annual Autumn Reception, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston; 718-235-4000.

Nov. 29, Bella Italia Mia Sixth Annual Party; Christ the King H.S., 68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village; 718-426-1240

Fleas, Fairs, Fundraisers

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

Nov. 8, John Stanton Benefit Fund to assist family; Msgr. McClancy H.S.,71st Street, Jackson Heights; 718-335-0402.

Nov. 8, North Shore Queens Detachment 240 Marine Corps League 228th Anniversary Birthday Ball; Plattdeutsche Park Restaurant,1132 Hempstead Tpke., Franklin Square; 718-357-6570.

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.

Nov. 19, Shareing & Careing Annual Benefit, Cocktail Party and Silent Auction; Riccardo’s by the Bridge, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria; 718-721-7777.


Queensborough Community College

Oct. 29, "The ABCs of ZZZs." For information, call 718-631-6044.


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. 30, Cooley’s Anemia Foundation blood drive, 129-09 26th Ave., Room 203, Flushing; 718-321-2873, ext. 205.


Oct. 25, Queens Historical Society Appraisal Day; Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37th Ave., Flushing; 718-939-0647, ext. 17.

Nov. 1, King Manor Museum Spooky Stories, reservations required, space is limited. Museum located inside King Park, Jamaica Ave at 150th Street, Jamica; 718-206-0545.

Daily, Fort Totten Historical Center tours and lectures; 718-352-2462.

Items of Community Interest

Dutch Kills Civic Association

Oct. 30, 114th COP annual awards presentation; Nov 2, New York City marathon; 718-937-5568.

LaGuardia Community College

Oct. 23, Business for Artists; Oct. 25, [Microsoft] PowerPoint Presentations; Oct. 29, Computer Maintenance; Nov. 8-Dec. 20, Microsoft Access. 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. 22, blood and bone marrow drive to aid former employee of Chinese ancestry, 8000 Utopia Pkwy., Jamaica; 718-990-6091.

York College

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. 22, Queens County Bar Association Continuing Legal Education program "Advanced Criminal Law Seminars; 718-291-4500.

Oct. 24, NYCLU NYC Bill of Rights Defense Campaign National Coalition Against Censorship; Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Sq., Manhattan; 212-807-6222, ext. 17.

Oct. 25, Juniper Park Civic Assn. free Halloween Festival, upper playground in Juniper Valley Park, Middle Village; 718-651-5865.

Oct 25, Bella Italia Mia and Order Sons of Italy in America presents Italian American recipients of the Congressional Medal of Honor; Christ the King H.S., 68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village; 718-426-1240.

Oct. 26, Model Airplane Engine Collectors Association Show; Ramada Plaza at La Guardia Airport, 37-10 114th St., Flushing; 718-721-4237.

Oct. 27, Federation of Italian American Organizations presents "Abruzzo"; Trattoria L’Incontro, 21-76 31st St., Astoria; 718-721-3532

Oct. 31, Forest Hills Chamber of Commerce 3rd Annual "Be Safe Trick or Treat Here Program"; 718-268-6565.

Oct. 31, Center for the Women of New York 16th Annual World of Working Women Conference and Job Fair; Sheraton LaGuardia East; 71;8-460-6666.

Nov. 2, Catholic War Veterans 21st Annual Music Salute to Veterans; St. Albans Veterans Administration Center, 179th street and Linden Boulevard.

Nov. 6, Queens Borough Chamber of Commerce Card Exchange; Computer Career Center, 95-25 Queens Blvd., Rego Park; 718-898-8500.

Parks & Recreation

Alley Pond Environmental Center

Oct. 25, Toddler Time on the Weekend, Make Your Own Haunted House, Reach for the Stars with Mark Freilich; Oct. 25, 26, Pumpkin Patch Match; Oct. 26, APEC play group, "Wildman" Wild Food and Ecology Tours; Oct. 31, Teeny Tiny Trick O’ Treaters; Nov. 1, 9, Lovely Leaves; Nov. 8, Bird Walk at Jones Beach; Nov. 15, 2003 Annual Autumn Reception; Nov. 16, The City That Drinks The Mountain Sky; Nov. 22, Oakland Lake Slide Show; year ’round, Birthday Party Program on Saturdays and Sundays, some after-school and holidays possible, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston; 718-229-4000.

Flushing Meadows–Corona Park

Oct. 26, Carnival of Souls II, Passerelle Building; www.nyc.gov/parks or call 311.

Forest Park

Oct. 25, Spooky Show with "Annabelle Broom, The Unhappy Witch"; 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. 23, Fall Pruning Workshop; Oct. 25, A Walk Through the Magical Mosaic of Autumn Color; Oct. 26, Pumpkin Patch Day, Kitemaking Workshop; Oct. 28, Wedding Flowers; Nov. 8, Monet’s Garden in Giverny; Nov 15, Bountiful Traditions; Dec. 13, Winter Gathering, 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.

Socrates Sculpture Park

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. 26, Orienteering Treasure Hunt, Forest Park; Nov. 1, Ethnobotany, Alley Pond; Nov. 8, Orienteering: Finding Direction, Alley Pond; Nov. 15, Giants of the Alley, Alley Pond; Nov. 16, Orienteering: Finding Direction, Forest Park; Nov. 22, Amateur Digital Nature Photography, Forest Park; Nov. 23, Conservation: "Make a Difference," Forest Park; Nov. 29, Leaf Journal Workshop for Kids, Alley Pond; Nov. 30, Eco Kids, Forest Park. For information or to register call 866-692-4295.

School News And Events

Blessed Virgin Mary Help of Christian’s in Woodside 150th Anniversary, e-mail alumni@stmarysdramaguild.org with year of graduation, home phone, etc.

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, St. Matthias Oktoberfest "03" School Auditorium, Catalpa Avenue, Ridgewood; 718-381-0900.

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. 26, St. Agnes H.S. open house , 13-20 124th St., College Point; 718-353-6276.

Oct. 30, Xavier H.S. Queens Information Night for 6th, 7th, 8th grade boys and their parents; Our Lady of Mercy School, 70-25 Kessel St., Forest Hills.

Nov. 16, Queen of Angels Home School Association annual holiday/cake sale, crafts, Church Recreation Center, Skillman Avenue.

Nov. 23, St. John’s Prep H.S./Lewis Avenue reunion of all classes, call Barbara Mahoney at the Alumni Office, 718-721-7200, ext. 685.


Nov. 10, Forest Hills Community House/Senior Center book fair, 108-25 62nd Dr.; 718-699-1010.


Central Queens

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...";Nov. 4, trip to New York Aquarium for kids; 67-09 108th St., Forest Hills; 718-268-5011.

Cross Island

Oct. 25, annual Hallowfest Halloween Walk Through; Oct. 26, American Red Cross lifeguard training 718-479-0505

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