Calendar of Events
Oct. 22, Halloween Happening, Oct. 30, Celebrity Haunts; Forest Park, Woodhaven Boulevard and Forest Park Drive, Woodhaven; 718-846-2731 or 311
Oct. 22, Masquerade Madness, Queens Symphony Orchestra 2005-2006 Masterworks Concert Series Queensborough Community College Performing Arts Center; Bayside; 718-326-4455, ext. 16.
Oct. 27, Halloween Party, Forest Hills Community House/Senior Center, 718-699-1010.
Oct. 29, Haunted Halloween Tales & Music for Tots, Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing, 718-463-7700, ext. 222.
Oct. 29, Oct. 30, “Boo at the Zoo”, Queens Zoo, 53-51 111th St., Flushing Meadows–Corona Park;718-271-1500.
Oct. 29, Oct. 30, Oct. 31, Haunted House, Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park; 718-347-FARM.
Oct. 30, Pumpkin Patch Match, Ghost Stories; Oct. 31, Teeny Tiny Trick O’Treaters, Halloween at APEC, Alley Pond, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston; 718-229-4000.
Oct. 30, Autumnal Talk: Magical Plants, Just for Kids: Pumpkin Patch, Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St., Flushing; 718-886-3800.
Oct. 30, Astoria Music Society 2005-06 Season, Astoria Symphony’s Kreepy Koncert for Kids; 718-204-9034.
To Oct. 30, Pick-Your-Own-Pumpkin, The Amazing Maize Maze, Queens County Farm Museum 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park; 718-347-FARM.
Oct. 31, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Halloween Fun for all ages, Intrepid Sea/Air/Space Museum, 46th Street and 12th Avenue, Manhattan, 212-843-9394.
To Oct. 31, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Halloween Scare School, Madame Tussaud New York, Frightology, Trick Pot classes, 234 W. 42nd St., Manhattan, 212-843-9394.
Oct. 20, 7:45 p.m., Juniper Park Civic; Trinity Lutheran AUditorium, 67-30 Dry Harbor Rd., Middle Village; 718-651-5865.
Oct. 25, Bayside Hills Civic; Bayside Colonial Church, Bell Boulevard.
Nov. 1, 7 p.m., Board 4; St. John’s Queens Hospital, 2nd Floor Boardroom; 718-760-3141.
Nov. 16, Dec. 14, 7:30 p.m., Board 8; Hillcrest Jewish Center, 183-02 Union Tpke., Flushing; 718-264-7895.
Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m., 110th Police Precinct; St. John’s Queens Hospital, Cafeteria, 90-01 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst.
Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m., 112th Police Precinct, 68-40 Austin St., Forest Hills.
Oct. 25, 7:30 p.m., 114th Police Precinct; Riccardo’s, 21st Street, Astoria.
Oct. 25, 8 p.m., sharp, 108th Police Precinct; Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31 39th St., 2nd Floor.
Oct. 25, Nov. 29, Dec. 27, 8 p.m., 107th Police Precinct, 71-01 Parsons Blvd., Community Room, Flushing, call to confirm meeting 718-969-5100.
Community Education Councils
Oct. 27, 8 p.m., District 26; M.S. 74, 61-15 Oceania St., Room 128, Bayside; 718-631-6927.
Oct. 19, 12:30 p.m., AARP Chapter 2889; First Presbyterian Church of Newtown, 54-05 Seabury St., Elmhurst.
Oct. 19, 7 p.m., sharp, Jackson Heights Beautification Group Garden Club; Community Church, 35th Avenue; 718-651-7745.
Oct. 19, 7 p.m., COP 104; I.S. 119 Auditorium, 74-01 78th Ave., Glendale; 718-651-5865.
Oct. 20, 1:15 p.m., New York Metropolitan Transportation Council, valid ID, RSVP, Conference Room, 199 Water St., 22nd Floor,; 212-383-7200.
Oct. 20, 5:45 p.m., Queens Library Board of Trustees, Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica; 718-990-0705.
Oct. 26, 1 p.m., Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society; Emanuel United Church of Christ, 91st Avenue, Woodhaven; 718-845-3385.
Oct. 31, 6 p.m., SHHH at Lex, 30th Avenue and 75th Street, Jackson Heights; 718-350-3183 or 264-3017.
Arts & Entertainment
Barnes & Noble
Oct. 19, Book Group, The Devil Wears Prada, 12th Release Party; Lemony Snicket; Oct. 20, Educator Reception; Oct. 22, Elaine Carey Book Signing Plaza of Sacrifices…; Oct. 26, Live Music Event with “Rent’s” Matt Caplan; Oct. 27, Brian Kilmead of Fox & Friends Book Signing The Games Do Count…; Oct. 29, Professor Jonathan Dark’s Magic Workshop; Oct. 30, Arthur the Aardvark Character Appearance, 176-60 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows.
Flushing Town Hall
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, Spanish Gems Dance Concert;137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing; 718-463-7700, ext. 222.
Museum of the Moving Image
Oct. 21, 2001: A Space Odyssey; Oct. 22, The Emperor Waltz, One, Two, Three, 2001: A Space Odyssey; Oct. 23, Five Graves To Cairo, One, Two, Three, 2001: A Space Odyssey; Oct. 28, Oldboy; Oct. 29, Ace In The Hole (aka The Big Carnival), The Fortune Cookie, Zabriskie Point; Oct. 30, Buddy, The Fortune Cookie, Zabriskie Point; to Jan. 15, 2006, GUMBY! 50th Anniversary, 35th Avenue, Astoria; 718-784-0077.
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. 30 to March, 2006, Fall 2005 Exhibitions, Jon Kessler, Ari Marcopoulos, Day Labor, Adrian Paci, The Painted World, Peter Hujar, Stephen Shore:American Surfaces; Nov. 3, Ari Marcopoulos; Nov. 3-21, WPS1 and PEFRFORMA5, Nov. 5, American Surfaces; 22-25 Jackson Ave., Long Island City; 718-784-2084.
Oct. 22, Little Anthony & the Imperials, Colden Auditorium; 718-544-2996.
Queensborough Community College
Oct. 19, Cuarteto Assai Concert; Oct. 21, In Praise of Forces of Nature Poetry Reading 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 Theatre In The Park
Oct. 21, 2005-2006 Performance Season “With A Twist” Latin Comedy Nite ; Nov. 11, 12, 13, 16, 19, 20, The Lost Boy; Flushing Meadows–Corona Park; 718-760-0686 or 718-760-0064.
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.
Oct. 19, Kew Gardens Hills Community Center Book Club A Map of the World, Oct. 20, “Sideways”, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202; 718-268-5960.
Oct. 19-22, The Queens Players “Lysistrata”; Oct. 23-26, “That Way Madness Lies”; Creek Theatre, 10-93 Jackson Ave., Long Island City; Oct. 27-30,“Madness”; La Nacional, 239 W. 14th St., Manhattan; 347-724-4056.
Oct. 22-Nov. 19, AQA Gallery “As the Days Grow Shorter…” exhibition, 99-10 Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills; 718-520-9842.
Oct. 27, Oratorio Society of Queens Oktoberfest; Nancy’s Restaurant & Tap Room 255-41 Jericho Tpke., Floral Park; 718-279-4842.
Nov. 19, Astoria Music Society 2005-06 Season, 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
Oct. 20, John F. Kennedy Regular Democratic Club of Queens Dinner-Dance; Terrace on the Park, Flushing Meadows–Corona Park; 718-591-0100.
Oct. 20, Queens Chamber of Commerce Business Person of the Year; Russo’s on the Bay, 162-45 Crossbay Blvd., Howard Beach; 718-898-8500.
Oct. 26, Hour Children 10th Anniversary Celebration & Award Dinner; RSVP by Oct. 5, Battery Gardens, Harbor View Room, Manhattan, 718-433-4724.
Nov. 6, Astorians for Hurricane Relief “America’s Second Harvest’s Hurricane Relief Fund” concerts; Mezzo, Mezzo, 31-29 Ditmars Blvd., Astoria; http://astorians.net/hurricane.
Nov. 16, LICBDC Annual Luncheon and Trade Show, reserve; Terrace on the Park, Flushing Meadows–Corona Park; 718-786-5300, ext. 25 or www.licbdc.org.
Fleas, Fairs, Fundraisers
Nov. 6, Astorians for Hurricane Relief “America’s Second Harvest’s Hurricane Relief Fund” concert; Mezzo, Mezzo, 31-29 Ditmars Blvd., Astoria; http://astorians.net/hurricane.
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.
Oct. 20, Queens Democratic Organization Annual Pre-Election Cocktail Party and Fundraiser; Antun’s of Queens Village, Springfield Boulevard, Queens Village; 718-268-5100.
Oct. 21, American Legion Ladies Auxiliary McKee Post 131, Penny Social and refreshments, admission, 10-20 Clintonville St., Whitestone.
Oct. 23, Aids Center of Queens County 14th Annual Gifts of Love Auction & Luncheon; Terrace on the Park, Flushing Meadows–Corona Park.
Oct. 29, Greek Cultural Center Benefit Concert; LaGuardia Community College Little Theater, 31-10 Thomson Ave., Long Island City; 718-726-7329.
Queensborough Community College
Oct. 19, Egan Memorial Health Lecture Series, Break the Cycle; Oct. 26, Depression and the College Student, 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside; 718-281-5770.
Oct. 19, “Stress and Support for Today’s Families,” reservations required; New York Hospital Lang Center Auditorium, 56-45 Main St., Flushing; 718-670-1419.
Oct. 20, US TOO New York Prostate Cancer Survivor and Support; New York Presbyterian Hospital, 525 E. 68th St., Manhattan; 212-946-1494.
Oct. 22, St. John’s Queens Hospital 15th Annual Health Fair; Our Lady Queen of Martyr’s Church, 110-06 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills; 718-558-1198.
Oct. 23, American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5-mile Walk; Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens; 800-ACS-2345.
Oct. 24, LaGuardia Community College free EMT course, must have valid New York state driver’s license, call 718-482-5768 for application.
Nov. 2, St. Vincent Catholic Medical Centers–St. John’s Queens Hospital “Current Trends in Cardiac Testing”; Dec. 7, Holiday Party; St. John’s Queens Hospital, 2 West Conference Room; 718-558-1198.
Nov. 5, 112th Police Precinct Community Council and the new Parkway Hospital, Basic First Aid/CPR course, pre-registration is required; 112th Precinct, Austin Street, Forest Hills; 718-520-9321.
Greater Astoria Historical Society
ongoing, “Astoria’s Greatest Generation: World War II + 60 Years; Quinn’s Funeral Home, Astoria.
King Manor Museum
Oct. 22, 5th Annual Jamaica Harvest Festival, crafts, games, artisan demonstrations, dance, traditional music and food, King Park, Jamaica Avenue; 718-206-0545.
Queens Historical Society
Oct. 23, The Romantic Garden; Nov. 6, Historic Houses of Queens and Brooklyn; 718-939-0647, ext. 17.
Items of Community Interest.
Queensborough Community College
Oct. 19, Italian & Latino Soccer Game, Academics At Risk; Oct. 20, Educational Outreach Meeting; Oct. 25, Information Evening, Immigration Regulations for Students with Expired Visas; Oct. 28, Making the Possible Actual Conference; to Dec. 31, “Tempted, Misled, Slaughtered…”, 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside; 718-281-5770.
To Oct. 19, Neighborhood Housing Services of Northern Queens registration for home maintenance training classes beginning Oct. 22, 60-20 Woodside Ave., 2nd Floor, above Astoria Savings; 718-457-1017.
Oct. 22, NLC of NY, free mortgage training, registration required, 35-21 Farrington St., Flushing; 347-724-7028.
Oct. 23, Rally to Save the 1939 Art Deco/Moderne Trylon Theater, 98-81 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills; 212-679-DECO.
Oct. 23, Department of Sanitation Electronics Recycling Event, bring in up to five computers, TVs, or cell phones, no scavenging will be permitted; Best Buy, Northern Boulevard and 50th Street, Long Island City; www.nyc.gov/sanitation or www.nyc.gov/nycwasteless or call 311.
Oct. 29, Bella Italia Mia 8th Annual Party; Christ the King H.S., 68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village; 718-426-1240.
Oct. 31, Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association Center for Automotive Education & Training Grand Opening, 15-30 Petracca Pl., Whitestone; RSVP 718-746-5900.
Parks & Recreation
Alley Pond Environmental Center
Oct. 20, 27, Nov. 3, 10, 17, Watercolor Workshops; Oct. 22, Drawing Fantastical Creatures; Oct. 25, Flower Creations; Oct. 29, Little Chefs, Wild Food and Ecology Tours with “Wildman” Steve Brill, 914-835-2153 in advance; ongoing: birthday parties for 2 to 3 and 4 to 12 year old children, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston; 718-229-4000.
Oct. 24-26, Diwali Festival of Lights; Oct. 29, Night Hike, Woodhaven Boulevard and Forest Park Drive, Woodhaven; 718-846-2731 or 311.
New York Hall of Science
To Oct. 30, Four New Gallery Exhibitions: Brush with Science paintings, Digital ’05 art, science and technology, Quantoons: Metaphysical Illustrations 1991-2000, Departure of Form photography, Flushing Meadows–Corona Park; www.nyscience.org.
Queens Botanical Garden
Oct. 25, Flower Creations for All Occasions; Oct. 27, Seeds for Seniors: Beauty from Bulbs–Indoors/Outdoors, 43-50 Main St., Flushing; 718-886-3800.
Queens County Farm Museum
Oct. 30, Children’s Fall Festival, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park; 718-347-FARM.
to Oct. 30, Wildlife Theater Players present “The Great Treasure Hunt”, “King of the Prairie”, “Shape, Waddle and Grow”, “Look Homeward Pigeon”, Flushing Meadows–Corona Park, Flushing, 718-271-1500.
To Nov. 19, Atlas Park Greenmarket, 8000 Cooper Ave., Glendale.
Nov. 11, Holy Cross H.S. 50th Anniversary gala benefitting “Generation to Generation Campaign”; Russo’s on the Bay, Howard Beach; 718-461-1288.
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 email@example.com.
School News & Events
Oct. 20, St. John’s University, LSAT, graduate and medical school admissions seminars, Marillac Hall, 8000 Utopia Pkwy.., Jamaica Estates, 718-459-7192 to register.
Oct. 21, St. Ann School Walk-A-Thon to benefit Ronald McDonald House/Tomorrow’s Children’s Fund; Nov. 10, Fall Bingo, 142-45 58th Rd., Flushing.
Oct. 22, Roberta Wells Conservatory of Arts & Learning, Fallapalooza 2005 free community festival and costume party in Astoria; Oct. 29, “What Child Is This?” auditions, no jeans/hard shoes; I.S. 10, 45-11 31st Ave., Astoria; 718-565-0495.
Oct. 28-30, Martin Luther H.S., “Her Majesty, Miss Jones”; Nov. 5, academic excellence scholarship exam for 8th and 9th grade students, 60-02 Maspeth Ave., Maspeth; 718-894-4000.
Central Queens YM & YWHA
Oct. 24, Fresh Meadows Poets; Oct. 27, Simcha party with Long Island Express Barbershop Quartet; Oct. 28, flu shots for seniors; ongoing, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, belly, Israeli, line, jazz dancing; 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; Family Workshops; Sundays, Fencing, fees charged for all programs, 67-09 108th St., Forest Hills. Call for fees, 718-268-5011.
Cross Island Y
Oct. 19, Senior Theater Acting Repertory (STAR) Theater Tea; Oct. 21-23, Carnival to benefit youth programs and sports; Oct. 25, Defensive Driving; To Nov. 20, Computer Learning.