2006-01-04 / Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Community Meetings

Community Boards

Jan. 5, 2006, 7 p.m., Board 2; Sunnyside Senior Center, 43-31 39th St., 2nd Floor; 718-533-8773.

Jan. 9, 7 p.m., sharp, Board 7; Union Plaza Care Center, 33-23 Union St., Flushing; 718-359-2800.

Jan. 11, Feb. 8, Mar. 8, Apr. 5, May 10, Jun. 14, Sep. 13, Oct. 18, Nov. 8, Dec. 13, 7:30 p.m., Board 8; Hillcrest Jewish Center, 183-02 Union Tpke., Flushing, call to confirm location; 718-264-7895.

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

Community Councils

Jan. 24, 2006, 8 p.m., 107th Police Precinct, 71-01 Parsons Blvd., Community Room, Flushing.

Jan. 31, 8 p.m., sharp, 108th Police Precinct; Sunnyside Senior Center, 43-31 39th St., 2nd Floor

Others

Jan. 8, 2006, 9:30 a.m., Jewish War Veterans Post 250; Rego Park Jewish Center, 97-30 Queens Blvd.; 718- AX7-7711.

Jan. 10, 12:30 p.m., Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce; Dazie’s Restaurat, 39-41 Queens Blvd., lunch optional.

Jan. 19, 5:45 p.m., Queens Borough Public Library Board of Trustees, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Formal Conference Room, Jamaica; 718-990-0700.

Jan. 24, Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation.

Jan. 30, Feb. 13, Mar. 20, Apr. 10, May 15, Jun. 19, Jul. 10, Sep. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, Dec. 11; 5:30 p.m., BOROUGH BOARD: Jan. 31, Feb. 14th, 9:00 a.m. (location TBA), Mar. 21, Apr. 11, May 16, Jun. 20, Jul. 11, Sep. 19, Oct. 17, Nov. 14, Dec. 12, 9:30 a.m. BOROUGH CABINET, Queens Borough Hall, Borough President’s Conference Room, 2nd Floor,120-55 Queens Blvd., dates are subject to confirmation; 718-286-2640.

Arts & Entertainment

Barnes & Noble

Jan. 10, 2006, Open Mic Poetry; Jan. 15, Children’s Cultural Group: Passport to the World; Jan. 17, Poetry Writing Group; Jan. 19, Book Group The Wedding; Jan. 22, Game Night: ThinkBlot; Jan. 23, Origami Snowflake Craft; Jan. 25, Book Group Animal Farm; Jan. 29, Discussion/Signing: Nosthimia! The Greek American Family Cookbook; Jan. 30, Mouse Character Appearance; Jan. 31, Discussion/Signing: Death Angel, 176-50 Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows;

Flushing Town Hall

Jan. 6, 2006, Cafe Society; Jan. 14, Phillips, Rosen, Levine & Ritt; Jan. 21, Spinning a Tale; Jan. 21, 28, New York Guitar Festival; Jan. 23, 28, Dance With Us Workshop; Jan. 28, Making Letters Dance!; Jan. 29, Lunar New Year Celebration, Wind Dance: Between Two Worlds; Jan. 30, Apr. 9, Reflections of Contemporary Chinese Art; Jan. 31, Let’s Dance for Students; Feb. 3, Virtuoso Jazz, Wind Dance: Encounter; Feb. 4, Queens Jazz Trail, Storytelling with a Jazzy Twist; Feb. 5, Wind Dance: Let’s Dance; Feb. 11, The Joke’s on You!, Music for Tots!, Bright Sheng & Friends ; Feb. 15, Are You Ready My Sister?; Feb. 18, Blues in the Morning, Music for Tots!; Feb. 24, New Asian American Danceworks; Feb. 25, Slant Performance, Takeout To Go!; Feb. 26, Curator’s Talk, Film “The Color of Funny” admission, Northern Boulevard, Flushing; 718-463-7700.

Museum of the Moving Image

Jan. 6, 8, 2006, 2046; Jan. 7, Capote; Jan. 7, 8, Hiroshima Mon Amour, The Third Man; Jan. 14, Hamsun; Jan. 14, 15, Naked, The Man Who Fell To Earth; Jan. 21, 22, Kundun, Foreign Correspondent; Jan. 28, 29, Strsozek, Zabriskie Point; Feb. 4, Full Metal Jacket, The Last Flight Selected; Feb. 5, No Greater Glory. Ninotchka; Feb. 11, The Yakuza, My Beautiful Laundrette; Feb. 12, The Brother From Another Planet, Genghis Blues; Feb. 11, 12, Ali: Fear Eats the Soul; 35th Avenue, Astoria; 718-784-0077.

Musica Reginae

Feb. 12, 2006, Sedalia To Harlem–Walk The Road Again, 33-19 210th St., Bayside; 718-279-4842.

Noguchi Museum

Jan. 8, 2006, Discussion with Mr. List; Jan. 14, Jennifer Shahade vs. the World!; to Mar. 5, The Imagery of Chess Revisited, 9-01 33rd Rd., Long Island City; 646-486-7050.

P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center

Jan. 19 to Mar. 20, 2006, Ricky Swallow Sculptures; Fall 2005 Exhibitions Continue: Jon Kessler, Ari Marcopoulos, Day Labor, Adrian Paci, The Painted World, Peter Hujar, Stephen Shore:American Surfaces; 22-25 Jackson Ave., Long Island City; 718-784-2084.

Queens College

Jan. 15, 2006, Kids Classics: Hear the Organ; Feb. 12, Kids Classics: Follow the Beat; Feb. 14, Author Margaret Atwood; Feb. 23, DEF Poetry Jam, admission, Colden Center or LeFrak Concert Hall, Flushing; 718-793-8080.

Queensborough Community College

Jan. 21, 2006, “O What A Night!” Oldies; Jan. 28, Latin Legends of Comedy; Feb. 4, The Harlem Gospel Choir, The Orphan Singer; Feb. 11, Love! Dance! Music!; Feb. 19, Die Fledermaus; to Mar. 17, Exhibit, Stefan Arteni: The Way of Form; ongoing, Paintings, “Elements of Life”; Exhibits, “African Art and the Khabouris Codex”; 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

Jan. 7, 8, 2006 The Acting Company presents William Shakespeare’s Macbeth; Jan. 14, 15, The Acting Company presents Alexander Dumas’ The Three Musketeers; Jan. 20, Nebellen; Jan. 21, 22, The Little Mermaid; Feb. 2, 4, 5, Cookin’ at the Cookery; Feb. 11, Caribbean Shaker Workshop; Feb. 11, 12, The Last Dragon, admission, Flushing Meadows–Corona Park; 718-760-0064, or visit online at www.queenstheatre.org.

Others

Jan. 8, Con Brio Ensemble Twilight Concert, admission; Church-in-the-Gardens, 50 Ascan Ave., Forest Hills; 718-459-1277; Feb. 19, Concert, free; Flushing Library, Main Street; Feb. 26, Concert, free; Donnell Library Center, 20 W. 53rd St., Manhattan, contributions are welcome.

Jan. 9, Italian Charities of America Monday Dances with Instruction; Feb. 6, Friday Dance with Instruction; Jan. 14, 28 Saturday Dances, admission, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718-478-3100.

Feb. 1-5, 8-12, The Creek Theater “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”; 10-93 Jackson Ave., Long Island City; 347-724-4056.

Feb. 11, Queens Symphony Orchestra 2006, Love! Dance! Music, admission, 80-00 Cooper Ave., Bldg. 22, Glendale; 718-326-4455

Jan. 21, LaGuardia Community College “College for Children” art classes begin, fee, Long Island City; 718-483-5334.

Jan. 23, The Friendship Club hosts singer Dino Rosi, 67-09 108th St., Forest Hills; 718-784-7552.

Jan. 28, Bella Italia Mia “The Legend of La Befana”, admission; Christ the King H.S., 68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village; 718-46-1240.

To Jan. 28, Chocolate Factory “Carnal Fluorescence” paintings, pen and ink work, stories, 5-49 49th Ave., Long Island City; 718-482-7069.

Feb. 24, “Murder At The Olympics!”; Riccardo’s, 21-02 24th Ave., Astoria; 718-721.7777. For more information, call 888-SHOOT-EM.

To Feb. 26, Louis Armstrong House & Archives Jack Bradley Collection “I Can’t Give You Anything But Love…” exhibit and tour, 34-56 107th St., Corona; 718-478-8274.

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

Fleas, Fairs, Fundraisers

Jan. 14, 2006, NAACP Gala, Annual Freedom Fund Banquet, donation, RSVP by Jan. 9; Riccardo’s, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria; 718-721-7777.

Jan. 21, Italian Charities of America Flea Market, refreshments will be served, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718-478-3100.

Health

Jan 5, 2006 Resources for Children with Special Needs, Inc. free training series Education Options; Jan. 12, Advocacy Skills; Jan. 19, Transition from School to Adult Life; Feb. 7, Community Resources; Feb. 14, Early Childhood Services: Birth to 5, Queens Borough Public Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica; 212-677-4650.

Jan. 19, Us Too! Prostate Cancer Survivor Support and Educational Group, Coping and Decision Making; New York Presbyterian Hospital, 525 E. 68th St., Manhattan; 212-946-1494.

•Wednesday morning, Ridgewood Older Adult Center & Services free yoga classes, after Dec. 7 nominal fee, 59-14 70th Ave., Ridgewood; 718-456-2000.

Historicals

Greater Astoria Historical Society

Jan. 21, 2006, The Greater Astoria Historical Society, "Civil War Saturdays: Mighty Stonewall”; Jan. 28, "Mosby's Rangers:Partisans of the Valley"; Feb. 4, "General Grant”; ongoing, “Astoria’s Greatest Generation: World War II + 60 Years”; Quinn’s Gallery, 4th Floor, 35-20 Broadway, Long Island City; 718-278-0700 or go to http://www.astorialic.org.

Queens Historical Society

Jan. 8, 2006, The Story of Corona; Feb. 9, Brother & Me; Feb. 26, Friends of Freedom: The Anti-Slavery Struggle in Queens and Long Island; to Sept. 3, 40th Anniversary celebration of the designation of Kingsland Homestead as first landmark in Queens; ongoing, Kingsland: From Homestead to House Museum; Family Life at Kingsland; Persistence: A Celebration of Landmarks in Queens–Past, Present, Future; Slide Lecture, 143-35 37th Ave., Flushing; 718-939-0647, ext. 17.

Museum of Jewish Heritage

To Mar. 12, 2006, Bukharan Odyssey: Photographs by Zion Ozeri, general museum admission, 36 Battery Pl., Battery Park City, Lower Manhattan, (646) 437-4200.

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