Calendar of Events
Sep. 30, 7:45 p.m., Juniper Park Civic; Our Lady of Hope Auditorium, Eliot Avenue; 718-651-5865.
Oct. 11, Nov. 8, 7:30 p.m., Middle Village Property Owners/Residents; St. Margaret’s Parish Hall, 66-05 79th Pl.
Oct. 26, Bayside Hills Civic, Bell Boulevard and 53rd Avenue; 718-224-3899.
Sep. 23, 7:30 p.m., sharp, Board 3; I.S. 227 Cafeteria, 32-02 Junction Blvd., East Elmhurst; 718-458-2707.
Oct. 5, 7:30 p.m., Board 4; Flanders Field Post 150, 51-11 108th St., Corona; 718-760-3141.
Sep. 28, 8 p.m., 108th Police Precinct, location to be announced; 718-784-5426.
Sep. 28, 7:30 p.m., 114th Police Precinct; Riccardo’s.
Community Education Council
Sep. 22, 7:30 p.m., District 25, 30-48 Linden Pl., Flushing; 718-281-7625.
Sep. 22, 5:30 p.m., Long Island City Business Development Corp Networking Night; La Vuelta Bistro; Oct. 29, business breakfast; 718-786-5300, ext. 21.
Sep. 27, 8 p.m., Whitestone VFW Post 4787, 19-12 149th St.; 718-746-0540.
Sep. 29, 1 p.m., Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society; Emanuel United Church of Christ, 91st Avenue; 718-845-3385.
Sep. 30, Land Use Hearing, Borough President’s Conference Room, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens; 718-286-3000.
Oct. 6, 12:30 p.m, AARP 2889; First Presbyterian Church of Newtown, 54-05 Seabury St., Elmhurst; 718-639-3126.
Arts & Entertainment
American Museum of the Moving Image
Sep. 24, Jules And Jim, Bob Roberts, Preview Screening: Tanner on Tanner, Jules And Jim; Sep. 25, Bob Roberts, Special Preview Screening: Tanner On Tanner; Sep. 26, The Great Debates, Chisholm '72: Unbought And Unbossed, Jules And Jim, 35th Avenue, Astoria; 718-784-0077.
Flushing Town Hall
Sep. 25, Pow-Wow and Native American Festival; Sep. 26, “Freedom Fest”; 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing; 718-463-7700.
Queens Museum of Art
Ongoing: Kindergarten through 12th grade, university, adult and senior education, family programs; Special Education: Art Access; professional development; Art Zone; Tiffany by Design; A Panoramic View of the City of New York; free weekend tours; Queens Culture Trolley. For information visit www.queensmuseum.org or call 718-592-9700.
Queens Theatre In The Park
Oct. 2, 3, 2004-2005 Dance Series, Momix: Passion; Flushing Meadows–Corona Park; 311.
Sep. 25, Oct. 9, 16, 30 Italian Charities of America Saturday dances, Sep. 26, Sunday dances with instruction, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718-478-3100.
To Sep. 27, Museum of Modern Art, Queens “Tall Buildings” renderings, photos, drawings and large-scale models for worldwide sites. 33rd Street at Queens Boulevard; 212-708-9431.
Oct. 2, 30, Astoria Music Society concerts.
Oct. 11, Flushing House special Columbus Day concert with Dino Rosi, 38-20 Bowne St.; 718-762-3198.
To Oct. 17, Crystal Window & Door Systems Quan Handong “Ox Series”, 31-10 Whitestone Xway, Flushing; 718-961-7300.
Nov. 7, 9/11 Commemorative Program of Hope and Remembrance, Goliard Chorale and Orchestra and members of the Most Precious Blood Choir, Most Precious Blood Church, 32-23 36th St., Astoria.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Dances
Sep. 23, Ronald McDonald House of Long Island Second Annual Legislative Reception and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, 267-07 76th Ave., New Hyde Park.
Sep. 25, Bella Italia Mia Seventh Annual Party; Christ the King H.S., 68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village; 718-426-1240.
Oct. 14, Forestdale Child Welfare Agency 150th Anniversary Gala; Terrace On The Park, Flushing Meadows–Corona Park; www.forestdaleinc.org.
Oct. 18, Forest Hills Action League 5th Birthday; Flagship Diner, 138-30 Queens Blvd., Briarwood; 718-268-7820.
Oct. 24, Italian Charities 68th Annual Dinner Dance; Roma View, Howard Beach; 718-478-3100.
Fleas, Fairs, Festivals, Fundraisers
Oct. 1, QSAC, models walk the runway to raise money for children with autism; Riccardo’s, 21-04 24th Ave., Astoria; 718-728-8476.
Oct. 2, St. Mary’s Healthcare System for Children 2nd Annual 5K Walk; Flushing Meadows–Corona Park; www.stmaryskids.org.
Oct. 14, Sunnyside Community Services 30th Year Anniversary Art Auction and pre-auction cocktail party; Citibank Headquarters, One Court Square, Long Island City.
Oct. 17, Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation 24th Annual Street Festival; 80th Street from Jamaica Avenue to Woodhaven Boulevard.
Sep. 24, 25, United Spinal Association wheelchair softball tournament; Shea Stadium; 718-803-3782, ext. 282.
Oct. 2, Circle of Light Health Fair; Brock Institute, 376 Bay 44th St., Brooklyn; 718-946-9700, ext. 281.
Oct 3, National Kidney Foundation 3rd Annual Kidney Walk; West 83rd St. Promenade; 800-622-9010.
Oct. 5, NAMI Queens/Nassau, candlelight vigil; Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Shelter Rock; 516-326-0797.
Oct. 7, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 14 week support group; New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens, 59-16 174th St., 1st Floor, Fresh Meadows; 212-463-7787, ext. 3057.
Sep. 26, Queens Historical Society, Beauty From The Ashes; Sep. 29, The Romantic Garden, 143-35 37th Ave., Flushing; 718-939-0647, ext. 18.
Items of Community Interest
Sep. 28, Queensboro Council for Social Welfare
Ninth Annual Orientation to Queens’ Human Services, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Borough Hall, Room 213, Kew Gardens; 718-468-8025.
Oct. 2, Vietnam Veterans Memorial Moving Wall on display at Cunningham Park, Union Turnpike, Jamaica Estates.
Oct. 6, MHRA Astoria Market fall harvest fest, 12-26 31st Ave.; 718-726-5816.
Oct. 19, Trees New York “ “Tree Pit Care and Gardening”; Central Park Arsenal, Third Floor Gallery, 830 Fifth Ave.; 212-227-1887.
Ongoing, Register to vote at www.operationvote.com.
Queensborough Community College
Oct. 3, Big Apple Admissions and FInancial Aid workshop; Oct. 10, “The Other Face of the Holocaust…”; Sep. 15 to Oct. 15, Latinos Making a Difference exhibit; general information 718-281-5770.
Parks & Recreation
Alley Pond Environmental Center
Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov. 4, Watercolor Workshops; Oct. 9, Nov. 6, Aboriginal Art; Oct. 9, 10, 17, Itsy Bitsy Spiders; Oct. 12, NY Wetlands Program; Oct. 15, 22, Nov. 5, 12, 19, Art Classes (Acrylic); Oct. 16, Fall Migrants Bird Walk; Oct. 16, An Evening With The Stars; Oct. 17, Animal Masks; Oct. 23, Little Chefs; Oct. 24, Alley Pond Autumn Safari; Oct. 30, APEC Square Dance; ongoing: birthday parties for 2 to 3 and 4 to 12 year old children, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston; 718-229-4000.
Flushing Meadows–Corona Park
Sep. 29, Oct. 13, 20, 23, 27, Citizen Pruner Tree Care Course, Training Room N; 212-227-1887.
Thursdays, free chess lessons for all levels of play, adults and children 10+, registration required; 311 or www.nyc.gov/parks.
Queens Botanical Garden
Oct. 2, Chinese Moon Festival; Oct. 3, Thyme Focus; Oct. 9, Backyard Composting, Herbology IV; Oct. 16, Seed Saving; Oct. 17, Putting Your Garden To Sleep; Oct. 23, Herbology V; Oct. 24, Sacred Herbs of the Celts: Samhai (Halloween), Pumpkin Patch; Oct. 30, Dia de los Muertos/Day of the Dead Oct. 31, Spring Flowering Bulbs;
Queens County Farm Museum
Oct. 3, Pick-Your-Own-Pumpkin, Annual Apple Festival thru Oct. 31, The Amazing Maize Maze®, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park; 718-347-FARM.
Sep. 25, Martin Luther H.S. Classes of 1964, 1969, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994 and 1999 reunions, 60-02 Maspeth Ave; 718-894-4000 or www.MartinLutherNYC.org.
Oct. 2, Mater Cristi Classes of 1969, 1974, 1979 Alumni Reunion; St. John’s Prep, Astoria; 718-721-7200, ext. 686.
Oct. 9, Long Island City H.S. Class of 1954 50-year reunion. Contact Karline Waibel Dugal; 516-481-7539 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oct. 9, John Adams H.S. Class of 1979 gala reunion; The Huntington Town House, Hungtington Station, New York; Mitch Podob, 203-371-8220 or e-mail email@example.com.
Oct. 17, St. Matthias School celebrates 95 years, call 718-821-6449, ext. 45 or go to www.stmatthiaschool.org.
May 2005, Franklin K. Lane H.S. Class of 1955 and 1956 50 year reunion in progress, contact June G. 718-738-4271, Adele B. 631-543-3816 or LorraineC@classmates.com.
2005, St. Margaret’s School Class of 1965 40th reunion, contact Mary Ann Ribino, 718-454-3242.
School News & Events
Sep. 27, St. Matthias Educational Foundation First Annual Golf Classic; Forest Park Golf Course, Woodhaven; 718-821-6449, ext. 47, or go to www.stmatthiaschool.org.
Oct. 3, Most Precious Blood School Parents Association Flea Market, 32-52 37th St., Auditorium, Astoria; 718-278-4081.
Oct. 10, I.S. 145, Joseph Pulitzer School Golden Anniversary honoring 50 years of staff and students, 33-34 80th St., Jackson Heights; Cheryl Quantrano, 718-397-5430, or e-mail Redrozezz@aol.com.
Saturdays, Martin Luther H.S. “Smart Saturdays” grades four through eight, programs in science, math and exploration, 60-02 Maspeth Ave.; 718-894-4000.
Central Queens YM & YWHA
Sep. 22, Animal Odyssey, Twins, Triplets & Other Toddlers, NY Harbor Cruise for Senior Adults; Sep. 24, Fun With Food, Nanny and Me; Sep. 26, Youth Basketball League Try Out Day; Sep. 28, Slide Show Lecture about Norway; Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Nov. 7, 14, Youth Basketball League Practice Sessions; Oct. 6, Annual Succah Party for Seniors; Oct. 11, Talks on “The Book of Genesis,” Torah study experience for seniors; ongoing, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, belly, Israeli, line, jazz dance; Monday to Thursday, Kids’ Korner After School Center, grades K to 6; Tuesday, Tai Chi Chuan exercise classes, matinee and lunch for senior adults; Fridays “Sew” for Israel; 67-09 108th St., Forest Hills; 718-268-5011.
Cross Island Y
Monday to Sunday, ballroom dancing, computer learning opportunities; martial arts; training for Special Olympics; instructional wrestling; Smart Start; instructional soccer, instructional baseball, arts programs for youth, teens & adults, 238-10 Hillside Ave., Bellerose. For information, call 718-479-0505.
Ongoing: Flushing aquatics programs for ages 6 months to 5 years, 6 to 14, 12+, 16+, gym/swim classes, swim lessons, teen & adult classes, SCUBA lessons; men’s basketball league; belly dancing; pilates, weight training for beginners; KidQuest, 138-46 Northern Blvd.; 718-961-6880, ext. 131.
Ozone Park Y
Help Wanted Now, Beacon Center, Art and Leaders Club activity specialist; Teen Center program aides and recreational specialist; Homework Help program aide; M.S. 210, 93-11 101st Ave., Room M113, contact Tyronza Murray; 718-659-7710.
ANIBIC has programs for people with special needs. Saturday Recreation Program for children ages 5 to 17 and Sunday Adult Respite Program ages 21+, 212-12 26th Ave., Bayside; 718-423-9550.
BFFY Alzheimer’s Adult Day Care Center, “drop-in” service in addition to regular scheduling Monday through Friday, minimum of two hours care required, 157-16 65th Ave., Flushing, Fran Staples; 718-358-3541.
Forest Hills Community House & Senior Center, 108-22 62nd Dr.; 718-699-1010; Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202; 718-268-5960; Rego Park Senior Center, 93-29 Queens Blvd.; 718-896-8511 Centers host many interesting and diverse courses and activities, call for more information.
Glen Oaks Volunteer Ambulance Corps Youth Squad is looking for new members between the ages of 14 and 18; call 718-347-1637 for information.
Queensbridge Day Care child and adult care food program, 38-11 27th St., Long Island City.
Queens Women’s Network Multi-Service Center has a host of programs for displaced homemakers and domestic violence victims, (in English) and Spanish, for women and men, strictly confidential, 161-10 Jamaica Ave., Suite 207, Jamaica; 718-657-6200.
Woodside On The Move employment assistance/placement services for local employers and employees. No age restriction, all programs are free, 39-42 59th St.; 718-476-8449, contact Gene Curry.