2005-09-21 / Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Columbus Day

Oct. 9, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Atria Senior Center Columbus Day Concert with Dino Rosi, 117-01 84th Ave., Kew Gardens.

Community Meetings

Associations

Sep. 22, 7 p.m., Bay Terrace Community Alliance; P.S. 169, 212th Street; www.neighborhoodlink.com/queens/btca.

Sep. 22, 7:30 p.m., Astoria Homeowners, Tenants & Business Civic; St. Francis of Assisi Church Basement, 21-17 45th St., Astoria.

Sep. 22, 7:45 p.m., Juniper Park Civic; Our Lady of Hope Auditorium, 71st Street, Middle Village; 718-651-5865.

Oct. 13, 7:30 p.m., Dutch Kills Civic; St. Patrick’s School Hall, 39-37 28th St., Long Island City; 718-786-2049.

Community Boards

Sep. 26, 7 p.m., sharp, Board 7; Union Plaza Care Center, 33-23 Union St., Flushing; 718-359-2800. Oct. 12, Nov. 16, Dec. 14, 7:30 p.m., Board 8; Hillcrest Jewish Center, 183-02 Union Tpke., Flushing; 718-264-7895.

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.

Others

Sep. 26, 6 to 7:30 p.m., SHHH; Lexington School for the Deaf, 30th Avenue, Jackson Heights; 718-350-3183.

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

Sep. 27, 7:30 p.m., Forest Hills/Rego Park Community Emergency Response Team; Forest Hills Volunteer Ambulance Corp, 92-29 Metropolitan Ave.

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. 2, 9:30 a.m., Kew Forest Post 250; Rego Park Jewish Center, 97-30 Queens Blvd.; 718-AX 7-7711.

Oct. 6, Oct. 27, Nov. 17, Dec. 8, Dec. 29, QUEENS BOROUGH PRESIDENT’S LAND USE PUBLIC HEARINGS; Oct. 11, Nov. 14, Dec. 12, 5:30 p.m., Queens Borough Board; 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.

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

Oct. 1, Queens Jazz Trail; Oct. 14, Music of Charles Strouse; Oct. 20, Sleight of Mind; Oct. 21, A Night of Elegance with Jon Hendricks; Oct. 22, Baila Conmigo & Music For Tots; Oct. 25, Spanish Gems for Students; Oct. 28, Spanish Gems Dance Concert; Oct. 29, Haunted Halloween Tales & Music for Tots, Spanish Gems Dance Concert; Oct. 30, Halloween Fright Fest, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing; 718-463-7700, ext. 222.

Museum of the Moving Image

Sep. 23, 36 Chambers Of Shaolin to screen with The Miss New York Chinese Beauty Pageant Martial Arts Display; 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.

Noguchi Museum

Oct. 20 to Mar. 5, 2006, The Imagery of Chess Revisited, 9-01 33rd Rd., Long Island City; 646-486-7050.

P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center

Oct. 23 to March, 2006, Fall 2005 Exhibitions, Jon Kessler, Ari Marcopoulos, Day Labor, Adrian Paci, The Painted World, Peter Hujar, Stephen Shore: American Surfaces, Ricky Swallow, 22-25 Jackson Ave., Long Island City; 718-784-2084.

Queens College

Oct. 22, Little Anthony & the Imperials, Colden Auditorium; 718-544-2996.

Queensborough Community College

Sep. 21, The Paloma String Quartet; Sep. 28, The Linden Woodwind Quintet; to Sep. 30, Artists and Patrons in Traditional African Cultures; Oct. 15, The Divas of Doo Wop; Oct. 16, The Manhattan Rhythm Kings; Oct. 22, Masquerade Madness; Oct. 23, The Legends of Rock and Roll; Oct. 30, Why Didn’t the Press Shout?… ; 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

Oct. 9, 2005-2006 Performance Season begins with The Bacon Brothers; Nov. 11, 12, 13, 16, 19, 20, The Lost Boy; Flushing Meadows–Corona Park; 718-760-0686.

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.

Others

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.

Oct. 4, 11, 18, Queens Council on the Arts Folk Arts, Music Along the International Express, must be 19 to enter; Terraza Cafe, 40-19 Gleane St., Elmhurst; 718-647-3377, ext. 16.

Oct. 15, Astoria Music Society 2005-06 Season, The Lost Dog New Musik Ensemble; Oct. 30, Astoria Symphony’s Kreepy Koncert for Kids; Nov. 19, Astoria Jazz Nights; 718-204-9034.

To Mar. 5, 2006, Socrates Sculpture Park, EAF05: 2005 Emerging Artists Fellowship Exhibition, Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City; 718-956-1819.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Dances

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

Oct. 6, Adelphi University Celebration of Survivorship 2005 Dinner & Shopping, registration required; Adelphi, Ruth S. Harley University Center Ballroom, Garden City; 516-877-4325.

Oct. 6, Cathedral Preparatory Seminary Alumni Association 13th Annual Cathedral Prep Golf Classic and Hall of Fame Dinner, RSVP by Sep. 23; North Hills Country Club, Manhasset, Long Island; 718-592-6800, ext. 137.

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

Oct. 26, Hour Children 10th Anniversary Celebration & Award Dinner; RSVP by Oct. 5, Battery Gardens, Harbor View Room, Manhattan, 718-433-4724.

Fleas, Fairs, Fundraisers

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.

Health

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. 22, Atria Kew Gardens/Central Queens YM/YWHA SilverSneakers “Here’s To Your Health,” RSVP required, 117-01 84th Ave.; 718-441-0300.

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.

Oct. 1, LaGuardia Community College Alternative Health and Healing Fair, Main Building, 31-10 Thomson Ave., Long Island City; 718-482-5318.

Oct. 1, St. Mary’s Healthcare System for Children 5K Walk & Family Fun Day, Flushing Meadows–Corona Park; 718-281-8890.

Oct. 16, American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5-mile Walk; Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens; 800-ACS-2345.

Historicals

Central Queens Historical Society

Sep. 25, Fall Walking Tours, “Downtown Richmond Hill”; contact Jeff Gottlieb, 718-896-4416 or 917-376-4496.

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.

Others

Sep. 24, Maple Grove Cemetery, The Medal of Honor Historical Society, The Oliver Tilden Camp 26 and The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Edward Wright—Medal of Honor & Forgotten Civil War Hero—headstone dedication; walking tour of veterans past; 83-15 Kew Gardens Rd., Kew Gardens; 718-847-6070.

Items of Community Interest.

Queens College

Sep. 21, “The Lost Wooden Synagogues of Eastern Europe” film and discussion; 718-997-5730; Oct. 1, Homecoming; 718-997-3930.

Queensborough Community College

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.

Miscellaneous

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, Roberta Wells Conservatory Free Sample After School and Saturday Arts and Sports Class Day for children and teens; 23-51 97th St., East Elmhurst; 718-565-0399.

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” ; Oct. 29, 8th Annual Party; Christ the King H.S., 68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village; 718-426-1240.

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

Sep. 28 LaGuardia Community College, Medical Administrative Assistants, registration is now taking place; Sep. 29, Certificate Arts Administration Open House, registration required; Oct. 8, MTA Workshop for Women and Minority Entrepreneurs; 718-482-5315.

Oct. 8, Kohler–Kon 2005 Collectibles Show, tables are limited; The Cork Hall, 33-01 Greenpoint Ave., Long Island City; 718-937-2958.

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.

Parks & Recreation

Alley Pond Environmental Center

Sep. 22, 27, 29, Sunny Bunnies; Sep. 22, 29, Conservation Club; Sep. 24, National Estuaries Day Festival, APEC Square Dance; Sep. 25, Crawling Critters; Sep. 28, Appalachian Treasures; Oct. 1, 2, Edible Solar System; Oct. 2, Nature Detective Series; Oct. 8, Autumn Safari; Oct. 15, T-Shirt Tie Dye; Oct. 18, 25, Flower Creations; 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

Oct. 2, Putting Your Garden To Sleep; Oct. 9, An Afternoon Tea Party; Oct. 16, Spring Flower Bulbs; Oct. 30, Magical Plants; 43-50 Main St., Flushing; 718-886-3800.

Queens County Farm Museum

Sep. 24, 23rd Annual Queens County Fair; Sep. 24 to Oct. 30, The Amazing Maize Maze; Oct. 1 to 30, Pick-Your-Own-Pumpkin; Oct. 2, Annual Apple Festival, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park; 718-347-FARM.

Others

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. 1, Queens Greenhouse Turns 100; Forest Park, Forest Park Drive, Woodhaven, 311.

Oct. 8, 9, New Yorkers For Parks (NY4P) 4th Annual NY4P Daffodil Project; Forest Park, The Overlook, Park Lane; 212-838-9410.

Reunions

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. 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.

Sep. 30, P.S. 2 Parents’ Association, Hurricane Katrina Relief Dance, 75-10 21st Ave., Jackson Heights, 718-728-1459, ext. 8.

September, Our Lady of Fatima School Registration, pre-Kindergarten through eighth grade, call 718-899-2801.

September, CUMC Playgroup 2005/2006 preschool parents’ cooperative program registration; Community United Methodist Church, 75-27 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village; 718-894-2293 or 718-894-8654.

Oct. 1, St. Aloysius School Indoor/Outdoor Flea market, rain date Oct.2, tables available, 360 Seneca Ave., Ridgewood; 718-821-7384.

PSAs

•Catholic Charities/BFFY Alzheimer’s Adult Day Care Center has openings for diagnosed participants, 157-16 65th Ave., Flushing; 718-358-3541.

Department of Education Through Sep. 30, registration for new elementary and middle school students; for more information call 311 or visit www.nycenet.edu/Offices/StudentEnroll/general/general.htm.

•Forest Hills Community House & Senior Center,

108-25 62nd Dr.; 718-699-1010; Kew Gardens Community & Senior Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202; 718-268-5960; Rego Park Senior Center, 93-29 Queens Blvd.; 718-896-8511. All the centers host many interesting and diverse courses and activities, some have free lunch, call the center nearest you for information.

•Mount Sinai is looking for volunteers for their Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention Program. Emergency Room Advocates must live in Queens or Manhattan, to apply call 212-423-2140 or 718-736-1288.

•Queens Hospital Center free Smoking Cessation Program; 718-883-4208.

•Sunnyside Community Services for Adults, call Nancy Lee Hendley at 718-786-9273; Citizenship/ESL Classes, call Sonia at 718-784-6173, ext. 112 or Richard at ext. 111; Home Care Project, Inc. , call the Case Management Department at 718-786-6160, ext. 341, 345, 362; Immigration Information and Legal Assistance Referral Services , call Myrna Soto at 718-784-6173, ext. 115; Home Care Projects/Home Health Aide Job Opportunities, call Blanca Castillo at 718-784-6160, ext. 334; Western Queens Caregivers Network, call Fern Parker; 718-392-6945.Parks & Recreation

Alley Pond Environmental Center

Sep. 22, 27, 29, Sunny Bunnies; Sep. 22, 29, Conservation Club; Sep. 24, National Estuaries Day Festival, APEC Square Dance; Sep. 25, Crawling Critters; Sep. 28, Appalachian Treasures; Oct. 1, 2, Edible Solar System; Oct. 2, Nature Detective Series; Oct. 8, Autumn Safari; Oct. 15, T-Shirt Tie Dye; Oct. 18, 25, Flower Creations; 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

Oct. 2, Putting Your Garden To Sleep; Oct. 9, An Afternoon Tea Party; Oct. 16, Spring Flower Bulbs; Oct. 30, Magical Plants; 43-50 Main St., Flushing; 718-886-3800.

Queens County Farm Museum

Sep. 24, 23rd Annual Queens County Fair; Sep. 24 to Oct. 30, The Amazing Maize Maze; Oct. 1 to 30, Pick-Your-Own-Pumpkin; Oct. 2, Annual Apple Festival, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park; 718-347-FARM.

Others

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. 1, Queens Greenhouse Turns 100; Forest Park, Forest Park Drive, Woodhaven, 311.

Oct. 8, 9, New Yorkers For Parks (NY4P) 4th Annual NY4P Daffodil Project; Forest Park, The Overlook, Park Lane; 212-838-9410.

Reunions

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. 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.

Sep. 30, P.S. 2 Parents’ Association, Hurricane Katrina Relief Dance, 75-10 21st Ave., Jackson Heights, 718-728-1459, ext. 8.

September, Our Lady of Fatima School Registration, pre-Kindergarten through eighth grade, call 718-899-2801.

September, CUMC Playgroup 2005/2006 preschool parents’ cooperative program registration; Community United Methodist Church, 75-27 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village; 718-894-2293 or 718-894-8654.

Oct. 1, St. Aloysius School Indoor/Outdoor Flea market, rain date Oct.2, tables available, 360 Seneca Ave., Ridgewood; 718-821-7384.

PSAs

•Catholic Charities/BFFY Alzheimer’s Adult Day Care Center has openings for diagnosed participants, 157-16 65th Ave., Flushing; 718-358-3541.

Department of Education Through Sep. 30, registration for new elementary and middle school students; for more information call 311 or visit www.nycenet.edu/Offices/StudentEnroll/general/general.htm.

•Forest Hills Community House & Senior Center,

108-25 62nd Dr.; 718-699-1010; Kew Gardens Community & Senior Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202; 718-268-5960; Rego Park Senior Center, 93-29 Queens Blvd.; 718-896-8511. All the centers host many interesting and diverse courses and activities, some have free lunch, call the center nearest you for information.

•Mount Sinai is looking for volunteers for their Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention Program. Emergency Room Advocates must live in Queens or Manhattan, to apply call 212-423-2140 or 718-736-1288.

•Queens Hospital Center free Smoking Cessation Program; 718-883-4208.

•Sunnyside Community Services for Adults, call Nancy Lee Hendley at 718-786-9273; Citizenship/ESL Classes, call Sonia at 718-784-6173, ext. 112 or Richard at ext. 111; Home Care Project, Inc. , call the Case Management Department at 718-786-6160, ext. 341, 345, 362; Immigration Information and Legal Assistance Referral Services , call Myrna Soto at 718-784-6173, ext. 115; Home Care Projects/Home Health Aide Job Opportunities, call Blanca Castillo at 718-784-6160, ext. 334; Western Queens Caregivers Network, call Fern Parker; 718-392-6945.

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