2006-06-28 / Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

4th Of July

Jul. 1, 10 a.m., New York Anti-Crime Agency and Federation of Italian American Organizations "Greater Love Than This" 5th Annual commemoration and wreath-laying ceremony; Astoria Park, Shore Boulevard.
Jul. 2, 10:30 a.m. Selfhelp Austin Street Senior Center Independence Day celebration singalong; noon, lunch; 1:30 p.m., special program, contribution $1.75, Forest Hills.

Jul. 2, Central Queens Historical Association "Tribuate to Jewish War Veterans, Hyam Salamon Square, Main Street and 72nd Road; 1 p.m., concert; Freedom Square, Main Street and 75th Avenue; 917-376-4496.

Community Meetings

Boards Sep. 12, Oct. 10, Nov. 14, Dec. 12, 7:45 p.m., Board 6; Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202; 718-263-9250.

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.

Sep. 14, 9:30 a.m., Board 1; Kaufman Astoria Studio Cafe, 34-12 36th St.; 718-786-3335. Councils Sep. 20, Oct. 18, Nov. 15, Dec. 20, 112th Police Precinct, Forest Hills. Others 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., call to confirm dates; 718-286-2640. Jul. 10, Sep. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, Dec. 11; 5:30 p.m., BOROUGH BOARD: 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.

+First Friday of the Month, American Legion Astoria Post 145; James A. McKenna Post.

Arts & Entertainment

Louis Armstrong Museum
Jul. 4, Happy Birthday, Louis!, discounted museum tours; Jul. 6, Jazzmobile: Pucho & the Latin Soul Brothers, museum tours; to Dec. 3, Armstrong and Africa exhibit, tours $8, 34-56 107th St., Corona; 718-478-8274.
Museum of the Moving Image
To Jul. 2 , Camera D'or Winner "The Forsaken Land"; ; to Jul. 9, Stanley Kubrick Retrospective, tickets vary; 35th Avenue, Astoria; 718-784-0077.
Noguchi Museum
To Oct. 15, Best of Friends: R. Buckminster Fuller and Isamu Noguchi, admission, 9-01 33rd Rd., Long Island City; 718-204-7088.
P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center
Jun. 29, Fine Print: Bidoun; Jul. 1, Warm Up 2006 Music Series: Body & Soul; Jul. 8, The Idjut Boys, Phil South Jul. 15, Todd Terje, Kudu, Citizen Kane; Jul. 22, A Guy Called Gerald, San Serac, Derek Plaslaiko; Jul. 29, The Juan Maclean, Adam X, Jeffrey Sfire; to Aug. 14, John Lurie: Works on Paper; to Sep. 18, Ron Gorchov: Double Trouble; to Sep. 4, Su-Mei Tse's video and sculptural installation; to Oct. 2, Bearable Lightness...Likeness; to Oct. 15, Best Of Friends: Buckminster Fuller And Isamu Noguchi, admission varies, MoMAmembers free, 22-25 Jackson Ave., Long Island City; 718-784-2084.
Queensborough Community College
To Sep. 30, Andy Warhol, "Remembering Luboml"; 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 Museum of Art
To Jul. 9, Open Routines: Recent Projects by Pedro Lasch, Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao: Habitat 7, Local Words: An Interactive Installation by Sol Aramendi; to August 20, ABCDF: Portraits of Mexico City; ongoing, The Panorama of the City of New York, Tiffany: The Glass, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, Flushing.
Queens Theatre in the Park
Jul. 26, JPMorgan Chase Latino Cultural Festival, Noche Flamenca; Jul. 27, Eva Aylln; Jul. 28, "The Golden Key", "MaTRIX Inc."; Jul. 29, Foncho Castellar, Candido Camero; Jul. 30, "Clave" A Rhythmic Journey from Africa...", Improvisation Across cultures; Jul. 31, Bolivar soy yo, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park; www.rockpaperscissors.biz/go/latinofest2006
Socrates Sculpture Park
Jul. 5, Outdoor Cinema 2006: Walkabout; Jul. 12, Wild Strawberries; Jul. 19, Motorcycle Diaries; Jul. 26, Latcho Drom, 32-01 Vernon Blvd., Long Island City; 718-956-1819.
Jun. 29, Kew Gardens Community/Senior Center, "Open City", 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd.; 718-268-5960.

Jun. 29, Queens Public Television, Latin Legends of Comedy, Channel 35, www.qptv.org.

To Jun. 30, LIC Artists 20 year exhibit; Citigroup, Court Square, Long Island City; 718-784-2935.

To Jul. 1, The Space, "No Laughing Matter", 28-10 Queens Plaza South, Long Island City; 415-317-5335.
To Jul. 1, Queens Hospital Center exhibition, Numyi Lee; 718-728-7858.
Jul. 1, 15, 29, Italian Charities of America Saturday Dance, nonmembers $10; July 3, 7, 10, dance with instruction, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718-478-3100.

Jul. 5, Dino Rosi Italian Night; Athens Square Park, 30th Avenue, Astoria; 718-721-7541.

Jul. 8 to 29, AQA Gallery, "Photo 14" annual exhibition of photographic techniques; summertime art workshops for kids, call for fees and schedule, 99-10 Metropolitan Ave., Foresy Hills.

Jul. 12-23, The Queens Players, The Knight of the Burning Pestle, admission $20; The Jackson Avenue Theatre, 12-23 Jackson Ave., Long Island City; 347-724-4056.

Jul. 15, Queens Council on the Arts, Afro-Cuban Music Fest: The African Roots and Global Fruits..."; King Manor/King Park Jamaica; 718-647-3377, ext. 17.
To Aug. 5, Flux Factory "Opolis: A Comix Fluxture", info@fluxfactory. org.

To Aug. 10, Queens College, Louis Armstrong: American Jazz Icon exhibition, Godwin-Ternbach Museum, Kissena Boulevard, Flushing.

Fleas, Fairs, Fundraisers

Jul. 4, The Patti Fund, Borden and 51st Avenues, no rain date. Jul. 8, Woodside on the Move, Woodside and Roosevelt Avenues, no rain date.

Jul. 8, Italian Charities of America, refreshments, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718-478-3100.

Jul. 16, Friends of Community Board 1, 30th Avenue between 29th & 42nd Streets, 1 day;718-728-7820.

Jul. 27-30, St. Irene Chrysolvalantou Monastery, 23rd Avenue, 35th to 37th Streets and 36th Street from 23rd Avenue, 4 days;718728-7820.

Jul. 30, 114th Police Precinct Civilian Observation Patrol, Broadway between Steinway & 47th Streets, 1 day;718-728-7820.

To Oct. 1, Broadway Astoria Merchants & Professionals, Broadway between Crescent & 47th Streets, 1 day each.


Jun. 28, "Life Line Screening Radiology: Tests that can help Save Your Life"; Carotid Artery/Stroke, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Peripheral Arterial Disease, and Osteoporosis, tests are $45 each, Queensborough Community College, 222-05 56th Ave., BaysideMedical Arts Building, room 09; 718-631-6327.
Jun. 29, Jul. 27, ANIBIC, Camp Blue Castle, three-week sessions- Jun. 29 to Jul. 21, Jul. 27 to Aug. 18,; now, Summer Day Camp, 7 weeks; 718-347-5921 or 423-9550, ext. 2147.

Jul. 8, Journey Into Wellness Center for Wholistic Healing, open house, free lectures, open to the public hourly, seating limited, 2412 150th St., Whitestone; 718-791-8103.


Greater Astoria Historical Society
Ongoing, "Astoria's Greatest Generation:World War II + 60 Years"; donation, Quinn's Gallery, 4th Floor, 35-20 Broadway, Long Island City; 718-278-0700 or go to http://www.astorialic.org.
Queens Historical Society
Jun. 29, "Our Founding Fathers: An Independence Day Craft Workshop"; to Sep. 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, admission; 143-35 37th Ave., Flushing; 718-939-0647, ext. 17. +Historic Districts Council Creating An Historic District: A Guide for Neighborhoods, 128 pages, 2-color, sample forms, $34.99 h.c., $19.99 s.c.; 212-614-9107.

Items of Community Interest

Jun. 29 to Aug. 25, Queensborough Community College, "OASIS Summer Day Camp", 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside, 718-631-6327.

Jul. 10-14, King Manor Museum, Time Travelers History Camp; 718-206-0545.

Aug, 1, 107th Police Precinct Community Council, National Night Out Against Crime; Electchester Shopping Center, Parsons Boulevard, Flushing, donations needed.

To Aug. 24, LaGuardia Community College Continuing Education, Home Decorating, registration begins Jun. 5, course fee, 718-4827244.

Sep. 10, New York Mets Senior Stroll, following games, $8; Shea Stadium, 123-01 Roosevelt Ave., Flushing; 718-507-TIXX.
+Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, The American Family Community Services Spanish classes, donation requested, 37-63 76th St., Jackson Heights; 718-639-8370.

Parks & Recreation

Alley Pond Environmental Center
Now to Nov., Community Supported Agriculture (farm fresh produce); Jun. 29, Watercolor Flowers; Jul. 6, 13, 20, 27, Summer Field Biology H.S. Internship; Jul. 8, Margaret Wise Brown Fan Club, Rainsticks; Jul. 10-13, 17-20, 24-27, Summer Bunnies; Jul. 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27, APEC Explorers; Jul. 11-14, Toddler Time, Summer Nature Kids; Jul. 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 28, Fledglings; Jul. 11-14, 18-21, 25, 28, Summer Nature Kids; Jul. 13, 14, Wee Sprouts; Jul. 13, 20, 27, Watercolor Workshops; Jul. 15, An Evening with the Stars; Jul. 15, 22, 29, Leapin' Lizards, Toddler Time on the Weekend!; Jul. 22, Little Chefs, Mad Scientist: DNA Isolation; Jul. 26, 28, Animal Care Club; Jul. 29, Painting Goldfish in Watercolor; ongoing: Toddler Time, Wee Sprouts, Fledglings, Nature Club, Junior Nature Kids, Conservation Club; birthday parties for 2 to 3 and 4 to 12 year old children, most programs are feebased, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston; 718-229-4000.
Forest Park
Jul. 2, Los Tres Cerditos, Latin Jazz Coalition; Jul. 4, Hunt for Wild Black Raspberries with Wildman Steve Brill, $12 (exact change);Jul. 6, Motown tribute; Jul. 9, Calpulli Mexican Dance Company-Mexico Vive Arts Festival; Jul. 10, Hillary Duff; Jul. 10 -Aug. 16, free sports clinics: basketball, karate, skateboard clinics, ages 7 to 14, registration required, starts May 30, space limited; Jul. 11-Sep. 5, outdoor yoga; Jul. 13, The Music Man; Jul. 14, Karaoke with Billy C. & Kitty; Jul. 17, Little Red Riding Hood; Jul. 20, The #1 Eagles Tribute; Jul. 24, Once Upon ATime...; Jul. 26, Taino; Jul. 30, Queens Symphony Orchestra, Concerts on the Green: Bernstein & Broadway; Jul. 31, Magbana; Aug. 3, Beatlemania Again; Aug. 6, Queens Symphony Orchestra; Aug. 7, The Princess, The Emperor and the Duck; Aug. 9, Hip Pickles; Aug. 10, Musique Disco Group; Aug. 13, Queens Symphony Orchestra; Aug. 14, Super Circus Stuff; Aug. 17, "The Wizard of Oz" movie and sing-a-long; 718-235-4100 to register or 311 for information.
New York Hall of Science
Weekends, Drop-In Family Workshops, Plant-A-Seed, Seed Collages, 47-01 111th St., Flushing Meadows-Corona Park; 718699-0005.

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