2005-08-10 / Community Calendar

Calendar of Events


Sep. 12, 7 p.m., United Community Civic Association/Port Authority of NY & NJ, annual candlelighting ceremony; McManus Memorial Park, 81st Street and Grand Central Service Road, Astoria Heights.

Community Meetings


Aug. 18, Sep. 22, 8 p.m., JFK Regular Democratic Club of Queens; Aurora Concepts, Parsons Boulevard north of Union Turnpike; 718-591-0100.

Sep. 19, Oct. 17, Nov. 21, Dec. 19, 7:30 p.m., Middle Village Republican; Trinity Lutheran Church, downstairs, 63-70 Dry Harbor Rd., Middle Village.

Community Boards

Sep. 18, Oct. 11, Nov. 9, Dec. 14, Board 8; location to be determined; 718-264-7895.

Community Education Councils

Aug. 18, Community Education Council, District 26; M.S. 74, 61-15 Oceania St., Room 128, Bayside; 718-631-6927.


Sep. 12, Oct. 10, Nov. 14, Dec. 12, 8 p.m., Elmhurst-Jackson Heights Post 298, 30-61 87th St., East Elmhurst; 718-429-9298.

Sep. 19, Oct. 11, Nov. 14, Dec. 12, 5:30 p.m., Queens Sep. 21, Oct. 19, Nov. 16, Jackson Heights Beautification Club Garden Club; Community Church, 35th Avenue, Jackson Heights.

Arts & Entertainment

Barnes & Noble

Aug. 10 , Disney Princess Children’s Craft & Storytime; Aug. 15 , Poetry Writing Group; Aug. 17 , Contemporary Fiction/Non-Fiction Book Group: Empire Falls; Aug. 18, Book Signing/Discussion: Inner and Outer Peace Through Meditation ; Aug. 23 , Meet The Classics Book Group: The Magician’s Nephew; Aug. 24 , American Girl Slumber Party; Aug. 27 , Spot Character Appearance; Aug. 28, Book signing/Discussion: The Search For Major Plagge: The Nazi Who Saved Jews, 176-60 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows.

Long Island Children’s Museum

Aug, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26, Beach Collage Workshop; Aug. 11, 18, 25, Creatures from Land and Sea Workshop; Aug. 12, Kid’s First! Film Club, “Danger Rangers” and “The SpongeBob Squarepants Movie”; Aug. 23-26, Kandinsky’s Canvas; Aug. 23-27, Sounds Like…; Aug. 23, 24, Food from the Garden (weather permitting); Aug. 24, 26, Beach Collage; Aug. 25, Creatures from Land and Sea; Aug. 25, 26, Garden Printing (weather permitting); Aug. 26, Kid’s First! Film Club, “Danger Rangers” and “The SpongeBob Squarepants Movie”; Aug. 27, 28, Long Island Sand and Sea; ongoing, other early childhood programs, 11 Davis Ave., Garden City, Long Island; 516-224-5800.

Museum of the Moving Image

Aug. 10 , House Party; Aug. 12 , Merry Christmas; Aug. 13 , Pursued, Wild Strawberries; Aug. 14 , Colorado Territory, Pursued, Wild Strawberries; Aug. 17 , Central Station; Aug. 19 , The Robin Harris Story: We Don't Die, We Multiply; Aug. 20 , Captain Horatio Hornblower, White Heat, The Last Laugh; Aug. 21 , The Lawless Breed, White Heat, Last Laugh; Aug. 24 , Pather Panchali; to Jan. 15, 2006, GUMBY! 50th Anniversary, 35th Avenue, Astoria; 718-784-0077.

Queensborough Community College

To Sep. 30, Artists and Patrons in Traditional African Cultures; to Dec. 31, An American Odyssey; African Art and the Khabouris Codex Exhibits: 1945-1980; ongoing, Wednesdays/Thursdays, The Anthropology Museum of the People of New York & Armenia Cultural Education Resource Center Gallery, 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside; 718-631-6327.

Queens Museum of Art

To Oct. 9, Down the Garden Path:The Artists’ Garden After Modernism, Flushing Meadows–Corona Park, Flushing; 718-592-9700

Queens Theatre in the Park

Flushing Meadows–Corona Park, Flushing; 717-760-0064.


Aug. 10, 2006 Queens Community Arts Fund Application Information Sessions; Queens Library, Flushing branch, 47-17 Main St.

Aug. 11, Forest Hills Chamber of Commerce, A Jazz Celebration of Ray Charles”; Aug. 18, “The Music of Cole Porter,” rain or shine, 71st Road near Austin Street; 718-268-6565.

Aug. 13, The Killing Kompany Dinner/Theater, WELCOME TO CAMP MURDER!; Papa Razzi, 1500 Jericho Turnpike, Westbury, NY 516-877-7744

Aug. 13, 14, 20, 21, The Minstrel Players of Northport present “Crossing Delancey,” 130 Main St., Northport Village, Long Island; 800-260-2390.

Aug. 14, Queens Symphony Orchestra presents “Mozart Medleys & More”; Forest Park, George Seuffert Bandshell. For information, call 718-326-4455.

Aug. 14, Noguchi Museum “Second Sundays” Summer Music Series, Jazz Music; to Sep. 10, Gallery Exhibition and Installation; Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City; 718-204-7088.

Aug. 17, 24, Queens Jewish Community Council “Jewish Music Under the Stars”; Cunningham Park, Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows; Aug. 31, MacDonald Park, Queens/Yellowstone Boulevards and 70th Road.

Aug. 17-Sep. 30, Elmhurst Hospital Center, Seven Artists Photography Exhibit “Traveling Light”, 74th and Broadway.

Aug. 19, 29, Italian Charities of America Mon., Fri., Sun. Dances with Instruction, Aug. 20, Saturday Dances; 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718-478-3100.

Aug. 27, Bella Italia Mia “Italian American Women Writers”; Christ the King H.S., 68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village; 718-426-1240.

Aug. 31 to Sep. 4, Sep. 6-11, 14-18, Queens’ Players present “Cyrano de Bergerac”; The Creek Theater, 10-93 Jackson Ave., Long Island City; 347-724-4056, reservations recommended.

To Sep. 3, P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center Summer Celebration 2005, family-friendly music, food, art-making projects and live performances., in the courtyard; Saturdays at dusk thru Labor Day, James Turrell’s “Meeting,” 22-25 Jackson Ave., Long Island City; 718-784-2084.

•AQA Gallery “Got Art?” Painting and Drawing Workshops, 99-10 Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills; 718-520-9842.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Dances

Oct. 20, John F. Kennedy Regular Democratic Club of Queens Dinner Dance; Terrace on the Park, Flushing Meadows–Corona Park; 718-591-0100.

Fleas, Fairs, Fundraisers

Aug. 13, Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst, refreshments available; 718-478-3100.

Aug. 14, Alley Pond Environmental Center Penny Social Fund Raiser, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston; 718-229-4000.

Aug. 14 , Steinway Street BID, Steinway Street between 28th and 34th Avenues (1 day, 5 blocks).

Aug. 18-21, Borgetto Cultural Association, Steinway Street between 25th and 28th Avenues.

Aug. 25, Forest Park, Movies Under the Stars Fundraiser to Benefit Children’s Programs, “Rear Window”; Golf Course, Forest Park Drive; 718-235-4100.

Sept. 5, 30th Avenue Business Association, 30th Avenue between 29th and 42nd Streets.

Oct. 16, Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation 25th Annual “Wonderful Woodhaven Street Festival 2005”, Jamaica Avenue from 80th Street to Woodhaven Boulevard, pony rides, games, food, entertainment; 718-805-0202.


To Aug. 30, Actor’s Fund of America, Hirschfeld Free Health Clinic, Quit Smoking Support Group for Women; The Aurora, 475 w. 57th St., 2nd Floor, Manhattan, to register call 212-628-9090.


Aug. 9-14, New York Historical Society, “ Boom & Bust: The 1920s” and “History Made Here”; 170 Central Park West, Manhattan.

Ongoing, Greater Astoria Historical Society, “Astoria’s Greatest Generation: World War II + 60 Years; Quinn’s Funeral Home, Astoria; 718-278-2437.

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