2005-09-14 / Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Sep. 18, 9 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. start, Cross Island YMCA Tolerance & Harmony 5K Walk/Run dedicated to those lost on 9/11, 238-10 Hillside Ave., Bellerose; 718-551-9337.

•Check with your local Houses of Worship for 9/11 Memorial services.

Community Meetings


Sep. 20, 8 p.m., Auburndale Improvement; Reception House, Northern Boulevard, Flushing.


Sep. 15, 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. 14, Oct. 12, Nov. 16, Dec. 14, 7:30 p.m., Board 8; Hillcrest Jewish Center, 183-02 Union Tpke., Flushing; 718-264-7895.

Sep. 14, 7:30 p.m., Board 5; Christ the King H.S., 68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village; 718-366-1834.

Sep. 14, 7:45 p.m., Board 6; Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202; 718-263-9250.

Sep. 15, 7:30 p.m., sharp, Board 3; I.S. 227, 32-02 Junction Blvd., East Elmhurst; 718-458-2707.

Sep. 20, Oct. 18, 7 p.m., Board 1; Astoria World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd.; 718-786-3335.

Sep. 26, 7 p.m., sharp, Board 7; Union Plaza Care Center, 33-23 Union St., Flushing; 718-359-2800.

Oct. 13, 9:30 a.m., Board 1; Kaufman Astoria Studio Cafe, 34-12 36th St., Astoria; 718-786-3335.

Community Councils

Sep. 27, 7:30 p.m., 114th Precinct; Riccardo’s; 21st Street, Astoria.

Sep. 27, 8 p.m. sharp, 108th Precinct, Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31 39th St., 2nd floor, Sunnyside.

Community Education Councils

Sep. 14, 7 p.m., District 25, 30-48 Linden Pl., Flushing; 718-281-3786.


Sep. 15, Oct. 6, Oct. 27, Nov. 17, Dec. 8, Dec. 29, QUEENS BOROUGH PRESIDENT’S LAND USE PUBLIC HEARINGS; Sep. 19, Oct. 11, Nov. 14, Dec. 12, 5:30 p.m., Queens Borough Board; Sep. 20, Oct. 12, Nov. 15, Dec. 13, 9:30 a.m., Queens Borough Cabinet ; —Queens Borough Hall, Borough President’s Conference Room, 2nd Floor, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens; 718-286-2640.

Sep. 21, Oct. 19, Nov. 16, Jackson Heights Beautification Club Garden Club; Community Church, 35th Avenue, Jackson Heights.

Sep. 27, 7:30 p.m., Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation; LeCordon Bleu Caterers, 96-01 Jamaica Ave., Woodhaven.

Sep. 28, 9 a.m., Forest Hills Chamber of Commerce; Garcia’s Restaurant, 70-09 Austin St.; 718-268-6565.

Sep. 28, 1 p.m., Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society; Emanual United Church of Christ, 91st Avenue; 718-845-3385.

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

Arts & Entertainment

Flushing Town Hall

Sep. 17, Musicians of the New York Philharmonic, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing; 718-463-7700, ext. 222.

Museum of the Moving Image

Sep. 16, Vertigo; Sep. 17, The Seven Year Itch, Kiss Me Stupid, Vertigo; Sep. 18, The Seven Year Itch, The Lost Weekend, Vertigo; Sep. 23, 36 Chambers Of Shaolin; Sep. 24, A Foreign Affair, Some Like It Hot, Beauty And The Beast; Sep. 25, Stalag 17, Some Like It Hot, Beauty And The Beast; Sep. 30, Aguirre: The Wrath Of God; to Jan. 15, 2006, GUMBY! 50th Anniversary, 35th Avenue, Astoria; 718-784-0077.

Queensborough Community College

Sep. 14, The NY Brass Choir; Sep. 18, “Catskills on Broadway, On Austrian Soil: Teaching Those I Was Taught To Hate ; Sep. 21, The Paloma String Quartet; Sep. 28, The Linden Woodwind Quintet; 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.

York College

Sep. 26, Guitarist Steve Bargonetti; Nov. 7, Trombonist Steve Turre; Dec. 5, Bassist Luico Hopper , 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd., Performing Arts Center Lobby, Jamaica. www.york.cuny.edu.


To Sep. 15, The Lobby Gallery of the Durst Organization “Vignettes from the Queens Project: A Photographic Exhibition”, 1155 Avenue of the Americas, Manhattan.

Sep. 17, Socrates Sculpture Park “Back to School” special day for artmaking with performance by Circus Amok; to Mar. 5, 2006, EAF05: 2005 Emerging Artists Fellowship Exhibition, Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City; 718-956-1819.

Sep. 24, Italian Charities of America Saturday dances, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718-478-3100.

Sep. 27, LaGuardia Community College, Tap Diva Mable Lee and Friends; Mainstage Theater, Van Dam Street, Long Island City; 718-482-7244.

Sep. 30, Killing Kompany Murder Mystery Dinner Shows “Desperate Housewives, Desperate Killers!”; Riccardo’s, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria; 718-721-7777.

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

To Oct. 1, David Vignon American Snaps; Buzzer Thirty, 38-01 23rd Ave., Room 306, Astoria.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Dances

Sep. 19, Queens Economic Development Corporation Queens Restaurant Week celebrating the 1964 New York World’s Fair. For information, visit www.discoverqueens.info.

Sep. 22, Long Island City Business Development Corporation (LICBDC) business breakfast; Tennisport Restaurant, East River and 2nd Street, Long Island City.

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

Sep. 17, Italian Charities of America Flea Market, refreshments will be available, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718-478-3100.

Sep. 18, Astoria Restoration Association 27th Annual Astoria Alive Street Festival, 32st street; 718-726-0034.

Sep. 18, Holy Martyrs Armenian Church Street Festival, Oceania Street and Horace Harding Expressway, Bayside, rain or shine; 718-225-0235.

Sep. 23, Boy Scouts of America Troop 230, Dinner and Fundraiser; Poppenhusen Institute, 114th Street and 14th Avenue, College Point, for reservations call, 718-224-0635.

Sep. 25, Broadway Astoria Merchants & Professionals, Broadway and Crescent to 47th Street.

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.


Sep. 14, New York Department for the Aging “Senior Stroll 2005.” For information or to register, call 212-442-1399.

Sep. 15, Us Too! New York Prostate Cancer Survivor Support and Educational Group; New York Presbyterian Hospital, 525 E. 68th St., Manhattan; 212-946-1494.

Sep. 18, Variety Boys & Girls Club of Queens 2nd Annual Hon. Gloria D’Amico Fun/Run Walk; Astoria Park Track; 718-728-0946.

Sep. 21, NAMI Queens/Nassau, “Healing the Mind…Mending the Body…Lifting the Spirit”; Hillside Hospital, Sloman Auditorium, 76th Avenue; 718-347-7284 or 516-326-0797.

Sep. 23, Hispanic AIDS Forum Fourth Annual Queens Health Fair; Woodside Memorial Park, Woodside Avenue; 718-803-2766.

Sep. 24, Gabe Vitale Memorial 5K Road Race and Children’s Fun/Run; MacNeil Park, 119th Street, College Point; 718-762-1519.

Sep. 27, North Shore LIJ Brain Injury Caregiver Roundtable; North Shore LIJ Stern Family Center, 125 Community Dr., Great Neck; 516-562-8031.


Central Queens Historical Society

Sep. 18, Fall Walking Tours,“Forest Hills Gardens II”; Sep. 25, “Downtown Richmond Hill”; contact Jeff Gottlieb, 718-896-4416 or 917-376-4496; Sep. 18, Grand Tour of the Riker–Lent Homestead; 718-939-0467.

Greater Astoria Historical Society

Sep. 24, Old Astoria Village–The Gold Cost of Queens walking tour; ongoing, “Astoria’s Greatest Generation: World War II + 60 Years; Quinn’s Funeral Home, Astoria.

Richmond Hill Historical Society

Sep. 17, Maple Grove Cemetery Walking Tour; 718-847-6070.

Items of Community Interest.

Queens College

Sep. 14, “The Inner Path in Jewish Mysticism…”; Sep. 19, Open House; Sep. 21, “The Lost Wooden Synagogues of Eastern Europe” film and discussion; 718-997-5730.

Queensborough Community College

Sep. 15, “Artists in Traditional African Cultures…” lecture; Sep. 16, Hispanic Cooking; Sep. 21, Student Welcome Back and Club Fair; Collecting Criteria and Development lecture; Sep. 26, blood drive; Sep. 27, Fall Information Evening; Sep. 28, Columbus Festival; to Dec. 31, “Tempted, Misled, Slaughtered…”718-281-5770.


Sep. 14, Italian Charities of America Italian Language Classes for adults and children, fee charged, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718-478-3100.

Sep. 14, Pomonok Neighborhood Senior Center trip to Mighty M. Gaming, Monticello Race Track, Monticello, New York; 718-591-3377.

Sep. 16, Forest Hills Community House Medicare Par B lecture, 108-25 62nd Dr.; 718-592-5757.

Sep. 17, 24, HANAC and HPD free certification courses, Lead Safe Work Practices; Sep. 19, 26, Local Law 1; Sep. 20, 27, Lead Awareness Visual Inspection; Sep. 21, 28, Environmental Health & Safety; P.S. 19, 98-02 Roosevelt Ave., Corona; 718-267-9876 or 718-802-4578.

Sep. 19, Riis Neighborhood Settlement House free GED, English and Computer Classes, 10-25 41st Ave., Long Island City; 718-784-7447, ext. 131.

Sep. 19, Oct. 11, Civic Alliance to Rebuild Downtown New York WTC Memorial Museum Workshops; NYU, Woolworth Building, 15 Barclay St., Manhattan, advanced registration required; 212-253-2727, ext. 317.

Sep. 20, Selfhelp Austin Street ESL classes, advance registration required, 106-06 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills; 718-520-8197.

Sep. 22, Journey Together Counseling, Groups & Workshops “All In The Family” breakfast and lecture; Jewish Center of Jackson Heights, 37th Avenue; 718-478-3075.

Sep. 22, Citibank First Time Home Buyer’s Seminar, 25-91 Steinway St., Astoria, advanced seating is limited; 917-656-8023.

Sep. 24, Sklar for Council, “Pedal Power for Peace” bike ride, Vernon Boulevard and 48th Avenue, Long Island City Greenmarket.

Sep. 24, Bella Italia Mia “Keeping Our Italian American Traditions Alive” ; Christ the King H.S., 68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village; 718-426-1240.

Sep. 29, LaGuardia Community College, Certificate Arts Administration Open House, registration required; 718-482-5151.

Parks & Recreation

Alley Pond Environmental Center

Sep. 15, 20, 22, 27, 29, Sunny Bunnies; Sep. 17, An Evening With the Stars, Astronomy Program; Sep. 18, Down By The Bay, Pumpkin Sketch in 3D, Painting on Canvas;; Sep. 18, 25, Crawling Critters; Sep. 22, 29, Conservation Club; Sep. 24, National Estuaries Day Festival, APEC Square Dance; Sep. 28, Appalachian Treasures; ongoing: birthday parties for 2 to 3 and 4 to 12 year old children, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston; 718-229-4000.

Queens Botanical Garden

Sep. 17, Poetry Among the Flowers: Queens Meets Asia, 43-50 Main St., Flushing; 718-886-3800.

Queens County Farm Museum

Sep. 18, 24th Annual Antique Motorcycle Show; Sep. 24, 23rd Annual Queens County Fair; Sep. 24 to Oct. 30, The Amazing Maize Maze; 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park; 718-347-FARM.


Sep. 17, Socrates Sculpture Park, Socrates Sculpture Park’s Beach at Hallets Cove, Hallets Cove North, Astoria Park, Queensbridge Park Shore Shoreline Cleanup and Celebration. For information, call 917-902-9165 or visit www.astoriawaterfront.org.

Sep. 27, Trees New York Invasive Species and our Watershed Forest workshop; The Arsenal, Third Floor Gallery, 830 Fifth Ave., Manhattan; 212-227-1887.

Sep. 28, Forest Park “Leaf Lesson,” Forest Park Visitor Center, Woodhaven Boulevard and Forest Park Drive, Woodhaven; 718-846-2731 or 311.


Oct. 14, 2006, All Saints Commercial District H.S. Class of 1961 45th Year Reunion; Koenig’s Restaurant, 86 S. Tyson Ave., Floral Park, RSVP by Oct. 28, 2005, Mary Ann Luzinski, 201 E. 66th St., #14D, NY 10021 or e-mail mluzinsk@skadden.com.

School News & Events

Sep. 15, 22, Community Service Society Retired & Senior Volunteers Experience Corps Project literacy tutoring for at-risk elementary school children, information sessions and training; 212-614-5385.

Sep. 24, Holy Cross H.S., five-week TACHS Preparation Program for the eighth grade, call 914-771-8577.

Sep. 29, The Renaissance Charter School Open House for High School Sept. 2006, 35-59 81st St., Jackson Heights; 718-803-0060, ext. 106.

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