2006-01-11 / Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Community Meetings

Community Boards

Jan. 11, 7:30 p.m., Board 5; Greater Ridgewood Youth Council Meeting Hall, 62-10 Myrtle Ave., Glendale; 718-366-1834.

Jan. 11, 2006, 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. 11, Feb. 8, Mar. 8, Apr. 11, May 10, Jun. 14, 7:30 p.m., Board 6; Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202; 718-263-9250.

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

Jan. 24, 7 p.m., Board 2; St. Mary’s of Winfield Parish Center, 47th Avenue, Woodside; 718-533-8773.

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. 12, Feb. 2. Feb. 23, Mar. 16, Apr. 6, Apr. 27, May 18, Jun. 8, Jun. 29, Jul. 20, Aug. 10, Aug. 31, Sep. 21, Oct. 12, Nov. 2, Nov. 22, Dec. 14, Borough President’s Land Use Public Hearings, Queens Borough Hall, Borough President’s Conference Room, 2nd Floor,120-55 Queens Blvd., dates are subject to confirmation; 718-286-2640.

Jan. 18, 12:30 p.m., AARP Chapter 2889; Presbyterian Church of Newtown, 54-05 Seabury St., Elmhurst.

Jan. 19, 2006, 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. 15, 2006, 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. 14, 2006, 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. 13, 2006, PSYOP, 1st Ave Machine; Jan. 14, Hamsun; Jan. 14, 15, Naked Lunch, The Man Who Fell To Earth; Jan. 15, Unleashed; Jan. 20, 21, 22, Brazil; Jan. 21, 22, Kundun, Foreign Correspondent; Jan. 26, 29, Once Upon A Time in the West; Jan. 27, Blue Collar; Jan. 28, 29, Stroszek, Zabriskie Point; Feb. 3, 4, 5, Masculine–Feminine; Feb. 4, Full Metal Jacket, The Last Flight; Feb. 5, No Greater Glory; Ninotchka; Feb. 10, Tsotsi; 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.

Noguchi Museum

Jan. 14, 2006, 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. 20, 2006, Nebellen Dance; Jan. 21, “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. 14, 15, 2006, 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. 14, 28, Italian Charities of America Saturday Dances, Feb. 6, Friday Dances with Instruction; admission, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718-478-3100.

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.

Beginning Jan. 26, Women’s Studio Center, Movement And The Body, $150.00 General/$125.00 Members; Jan. 28, Feb. 25, Mar. 25, Apr. 22, May 27, Jun. 24, Women’s Writers Forum, free; Starting Feb. 1, Weekly Life Sessions, $9.50 General/$7.00 Members; No Instruction Registration Not Necessary, 21-25 44th Ave., Long Island City; 718-361-5649.

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.

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. 12, 2006, Resources for Children with Special Needs, Inc. free training series 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.

Jan. 25, Community Board 5, Community Blood Drive, by appointment only, 62-04 Myrtle Ave.; 718-366-1834.

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

Feb. 9, 2006, 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.

Richmond Hill Historical Society

Jan. 27, Lecture/Slide Show “New York City’s Lower East Side: A Revolving Door for Immigrants; The Leonard Center, 86th Avenue; 718-847-7878.

Items of Community Interest

Jan. 11, 17, 2006, Queensborough Community College. On-the-Spot Admission Open House; Jan. 13, Citizenship Swearing-in Ceremony; Jan. 25, College Convocation; Jan. 26, HRCA/UN Declaration of Holocaust, Spring Semester begins, 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside; 718-631-6327.

Jan. 12, Forest Hills Senior Center, Lecture: Medicaid Planning; Jan. 19, Floral and Garden Construction; Jan. 24, Chinese Lecture: Anxiety; Jan. 26, Asian New Year Celebration; Jan. 27, Lecture: Eye Problems, 108-25 62nd Dr.; 718-699-1010.

Jan. 14-15, Adventures In Travel Expo, admission, Jacob Javits Convention Center, Manhattan; 203-878-2477, ext. 100.

Jan. 17, Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce Business Card Exchange; Sidetracks Restaurant, 45-08 Quens Blvd., free, www.sunnsidechamber.org.

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

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