Calendar of Events
Community Meetings Boards Aug. 9, 7:30 p.m., Board 5, Greater Ridgewood Youth Council Meeting Hall, 62-10 Myrtle Ave., Glendale; 718-366-1834.
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. Clubs Aug. 17, John F. Kennedy Regular Democratic Club of Queens; Margaret Tietz Nursing & Rehab Center, 164-11 Chapin Pkwy., Jamaica; call for time 718-591-8446. Councils Sep. 20, Oct. 18, Nov. 15, Dec. 20, 112th Police Precinct, Forest Hills. Others +First Friday of the Month, American Legion Astoria Post 145; James A. McKenna Post. Arts & Entertainment Barnes & Noble Aug. 13, Booksigning/Discussion with Ron Geraci; Aug. 14, Open Mic Poetry; Aug. 15, Under The Sea Storytime; Aug. 19, Book Group: The Wings Of Joy...; Aug. 20, Lemony Snicket Club; Aug. 21, Poetry Writing Essentials; Aug. 26, Puppet Time; Aug. 27, Pancake Pig Character Appearance; Aug. 24, Author Storytime with Lori Corsin-Tobia; Aug. 29, Back-ToSchool Storytime; Tuesdays/Thursdays, weekly children's storytimes, all free, call to confirm, 176-60 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows; 718-380-7077. Flushing Town Hall Aug. 18, Asian Jazz Fusion, free, rain location inside Flushing Town Hall Theater; 137-35 Northern Blvd.; 718-463-7700, ext. 222 Long Island Children's Museum Aug. 9, Butterflies, Birds and Bugs!;Aug. 9, 13, "Aquamarine" Aug. 10, Buglisi/Foreman Dance Workshop "Revealing Your Soul Through the Soles of Your Feet", Buglisi/Foreman Dance Performs!; Signature Sprouts, comedy; Aug. 11, Pinwheels, Caillou's World of Wonder; Aug. 11, 18, 25, KIDS FIRST! Film Club, admission $9, members and children under one free, 11 Davis Ave., Garden City; 516-224-5800. Louis Armstrong Museum To Dec. 3, Armstrong and Africa exhibit, tours $8, 34-56 107th St., Corona; 718-478-8274. Museum of the Moving Image To Oct. 13, Adventures Of Captain Marvel, Tut's Fever Movie Palace, 35th Avenue at 36th Street, Astoria. Noguchi Museum Aug. 13, ACME (American Contemporary Music Ensemble) concert, free with admission; 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 Aug 12, Rub-N-Tug (Eskimo, aNYthing), Escort "live" (NYC); to Aug. 14, John Lurie: Works on Paper; Aug 19, Mathew Johnson "live" (Wagon Repair, Vancouver B.C.), Beppe Loda (AfroCosmic, Italy), Lee Douglas (Rong Music), Jeremy Campbell (Tropical Computer System); Aug 26, The Glimmers (Eskimo, Belgium) + a special guest; 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; 718784-2084. Queens College To Aug. 10, Louis Armstrong: American Jazz Icon exhibit; Aug. 11, D Underbelly, Ballet International Africans, Le Ballon d'Or; Aug. 18, Adam Scher Dance, Carioca Capoeira and Samba, The Man Who Copies; Aug. 25, Aerilise Dance Company, Shusmo, Zozo, Kissena Boulevard, Flushing; 718-544-2996. Queensborough Community College To Sep. 30, Andy Warhol Exhibit, QCC Art Gallery; 718-631-6396; Remembering Luboml: Images of a Jewish Community, library basement, room 30; 718-281-5770; 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 Aug. 11, D Underbelly, Ballet International Africans, Le Ballon d'Or; Aug. 18, Adam Scher Dance, Carioca Capoeira and Samba, The Man Who Copied; to August 20, ABCDF: Portraits of Mexico City; Aug. 25; Aerilise Dance Company, Shusmo, Zozo; ongoing, The Panorama of the City of New York, Tiffany: The Glass, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, Flushing; 718-592-9700 Socrates Sculpture Park Aug. 9, Stolen Children; Aug. 16, Kikujiro; Aug. 23, Balseros (rain date Aug. 30), films begin at sunset, free, 32-01 Vernon Blvd., Long Island City; 718-956-1819. Others Aug. 10, Councilmember Tony Avella/Department of Parks and Recreation, Movie Night in the Park, "ET", free; Little Bay Park; 718-747-2137. Aug. 12, 26, Italian Charities of America, Saturday Dance, nonmembers $10; Aug. 6, 13, Dance With Instruction, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718-478-3100.
Aug. 12-26, Local Project art exhibit "Inner Visions", 21-36 44th Rd., Long Island City; 718-578-9299. Aug. 15, Kew Gardens Community Center films: Everyone Says I Love You, Aug. 29, Fever Pitch, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd.; 718-2685960.
Aug. 19, Queens Book Fair 2006, 2nd annual fair for self-published authors, Rufus King Park; www.queensbookfair.com. Aug. 21, Forest Hills Community House/Senior Center, vocalist Randy Berliant; Aug. 22, social dance; Aug. 24, vocalist Sima Gorezkava, belly dancing; Aug. 25, vocalist Gail Archer, 108-25 62nd Dr.; 718-699-1010.
Mon. to Thurs., Sat.,AQA Gallery Summertime Art Workshop for Kids, fee, preregister, 99-10 Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills; 718520-9842. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Dances Aug. 11, Beach Party Murders!; Papa Razzi, 1500 Jericho Tpke., Westbury, $45 p.p.; 516-877-7744; Sep. 2, The Disco Murders!; The White House, 10-24 154th St., Whitestone, $39 p.p.; 718-7461111, for more information, call The Killing Kompany at 212 772
2590, or 888 SHOOT-EM. Fleas, Fairs, Fundraisers
Aug. 13, Steinway Street BID, Steinway Street between 28th & 34th Avenues, 1 day;718-728-7820.
Aug. 17-20, Borgetto Cultural Assn., Steinway Street between 25th & 28th Avenues, 2 days;718-728-7820.
Aug. 19, Dutch Kills Civic Association, 36th Avenue between 29th & 35th Streets, 1 day;718-728-7820.
Sep. 4, Arts & Crafts "Magic of Astoria" Fair, Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 30-44 Crescent St., Astoria; 718-7214037.
To Oct. 1, Broadway Astoria Merchants & Professionals, Broadway between Crescent & 47th Streets, 1 day each.
Oct. 15, Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation 26th AnnualWonderfulWoodhaven Street Festival, Jamaica Avenue to 80th Street toWoodhaven Boulevard. Health
To Aug. 18, ANIBIC, Camp Blue Castle, three-week session; now, Summer Day Camp; 718-347-5921 or 423-9550, ext. 2147. Historicals 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 Aug. 13, The Princess, The Emperor and The Duck, free puppet theater show & workshop for kids & families , Weeping Beech Park, Flushing; Aug. 15, My Summer: A Scrapbook Workshop for children; 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
Aug. 9, Congressmember Carolyn Maloney hosts a forum to help business recover from the blackout; Federation of Hellenic Societies, 22-51 29th St., Astoria; 212-860-0606.
Aug. 15, Queensborough Community College, Admissions Open House, freshmen should bring official high school transcript, diploma, $65 application fee, transfer students should bring official high school and all college transcripts, $70 application fee, administration building, room 210; 718-281-5000; to Aug. 25, OASIS Summer Day Camp, ages 6 to13. 718-596-4900 Aug. 22-24, LaGuardia Community College International Trade Fair and Symposium, free, 718-482-5093; Aug. 24, Continuing Education Department, Home Decorating, fee, 718-482-7244.
Sep. 9, Oct.7, American Littoral and Audubon Society Jamaica Bay Sunset Cruises, Dorothy B VIII ship; Sheepshead Bay , $35 p.p.; 718-318-9344.
Sep. 10, New York Mets Senior Stroll, following games, $8; Shea Stadium, 123-01 Roosevelt Ave., Flushing; 718-507-TIXX.
Sep. 30, Remembering Luboml: Images of a Jewish Community, 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside; 718-281-5770.
Ongoing, Steinway Senior Center beading, crocheting jewelry, origami craft classes, beginning the second week of September knitting with Vicky Wong, Lion Brand knitting instructor (registration required, fee for youngsters under 60); 718-728-8473.
Saturdays, Queens Best Toastmasters Club public speaking and communication, free; Elmhurst Hospital Center, Conference Room A-1-15, 79-01 Broadway, Elmhurst; 718-662-6842. Parks & Recreation Alley Pond Environmental Center Now to Nov., Community Supported Agriculture (farm fresh produce for sale); to Aug. 10, 14-17, Summer Bunnies; Aug. 10, 15, 17, APEC Explorers; Aug. 10, 17, Watercolor Workshops; Aug. 10, 17, 24, Summer Field Biology H.S. Internship; Aug. 11, 12 (call for availablility), Aug. 18, 19 (RSVP Aug. 14), Overnight Camping, BBQ, Hike; to Aug. 11, 15-18, Summer Nature Kids, Fledglings; Aug. 12, Bike Ride through Alley Pond Park, Mad Scientist: DNA Isolation/Estuary Explorations; "Wildman" Steve Brlll, Wild Food and Ecology Tour, to Aug. 12, 15-19, Toddler Time; Aug. 12, 19, Toddler Time on the Weekend!; Aug. 12, 19, 26, It's Just Ducky; Aug. 19, Sep. 9, An Evening With the Stars; Sep. 16, Apple Art, Little Chefs; ongoing: Toddler Time, Wee Sprouts, Fledglings, Nature Club, Junior Nature Kids, Conservation Club; birthday parties for 2-3 and 4to 12-year-old children, most programs are fee-based, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston; 718-2294000. The Federation of Italian American
Organizations of Queens Presents
ITALIAN NIGHTS 2006
August 9 Corale "Graziano Coceancigh" premiere
August 16 I Raggi Del Sole
August 23 Allegro Ensemble
August 30 Mario & Joe Italian Band
All events are Wednesdays 8 to 10 p.m., Athens Square Park, 30th Street and 30th Avenue, Astoria. For more information, call 718-204-2444, fax 718-2049145 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. No rain dates.