2006-10-04 / Community Calendar

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On Sunday, October 15, at 3 pm, "Sophisticated Ladies", Duke Ellington's classic musical revue which originally opened on Broadway at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on March 1, 1981 will be the main attraction at the Queensborough Performing Arts Center. This award-winning show is not only a tribute to Duke Ellington, but a great tribute highlighting the contributions and accomplishments in musical theater by the African American community. Contact the Box Office at 718.631.6311, Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets can also be purchased on-line at www.visitqpac.org. The center is located on the Queensborough Community College campus in the heart of Bayside, with ample free parking. QPAC would like to thank its sponsors: Astoria Federal Savings Bank, Emerald Crescent Productions, City of New York Department of Cultural Affairs, Councilwoman Melinda Katz, Councilman John Liu, Councilman Hiram Monserrate, Senator Serphin Maltese and the Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel. On Sunday, October 15, at 3 pm, "Sophisticated Ladies", Duke Ellington's classic musical revue which originally opened on Broadway at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on March 1, 1981 will be the main attraction at the Queensborough Performing Arts Center. This award-winning show is not only a tribute to Duke Ellington, but a great tribute highlighting the contributions and accomplishments in musical theater by the African American community. Contact the Box Office at 718.631.6311, Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets can also be purchased on-line at www.visitqpac.org. The center is located on the Queensborough Community College campus in the heart of Bayside, with ample free parking. QPAC would like to thank its sponsors: Astoria Federal Savings Bank, Emerald Crescent Productions, City of New York Department of Cultural Affairs, Councilwoman Melinda Katz, Councilman John Liu, Councilman Hiram Monserrate, Senator Serphin Maltese and the Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel. Oct. 6 to Nov. 2, Psycho Clan, "Nightmare: Face Your Fear" Haunted House; RoyWilkins Park, Big Tent, Merrick and Baisley Boulevards, Jamaica, 311.

To Oct. 20, Community Board 2 Candy Drive to help children in the community celebrate Halloween; Sunnyside Community Center, 43-31 39th St., 2nd Floor, Sunnyside; 718.533.8773.

Oct. 28, 11 a.m., Halloween Costume Parade, free candy for children in the park; I.S. 125, 47th Avenue.

Oct. 28, Long Island Childrens' Museum, Fifth Annual Ghostly Gala, 11 Davis Ave., Garden City; 516.224.5800. Community Meetings Associations Oct. 5, 7 p.m., United Community Civic Association-Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens Town Hall on Health and Hospital Concerns, Museum of the Moving Image, 36th Street and 35th Avenue; 718.932.5415.

Oct. 5, 7:30 p.m., Ridgewood Property Owners & Civic; J.H.S. 93, Auditorium, Forest Avenue; 718.802-5078.

Oct. 10, 8 p.m., sharp, Astoria Civic; Riccardo's, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria; 718.545-5353.

Oct. 10, Forest Hills Community and Civic; American Legion Hall, 107-15 Metropolitan Ave.

Oct. 12, Nov. 9, 7:30 p.m., Dutch Kills Civic; St. Patrick's School Hall, 39-38 28th St., LIC; 718.786.2049.

Oct. 12, 7:30 p.m., United Forties Civic; St. Theresa's Parish Center, 50-20 45th St. Boards Oct. 5, Board 2, Sunnyside Community Center, 43-31 39th St., 2nd Floor, Sunnyside; 718.533.8773.

Oct. 10, 7:45 p.m., Board 10; Richmond Hill Public Library, 118- 14 Hillside Ave.; 718.286.2686.

Oct. 11, 7:30 p.m., Board 5; P.S. 58, 72-24 Grand Ave., Maspeth; 718.366.1834.

Oct. 11, Nov. 8, Dec. 13, 7:30 p.m., Board 6; Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202; 718.263.9250.

Oct. 17, 6:30 p.m., Board 1; Astoria World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd.; 718.786.3335.

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.

Oct. 23, 7 p.m., Board 7, Union Plaza Care Center, 33-23 Union St., Flushing; 718.359.2800.

Nov. 14, 7 p.m., Board 4; St. John's Queens Hospital, Cafeteria, 90- 02 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst. Clubs Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m., sharp, Frank Kenna Republican Club of Astoria, 23-63 Steinway St.; 718.268.5071. Community Councils Oct. 18, Nov. 15, Dec. 20, 7:30 p.m., 112th Police Precinct, Forest Hills; council112@yahoo.com.

Oct. 24, Nov. 28, Jan. 23, 2007, 7 p.m., 114th Police Precinct, 34- 16 Astoria Blvd., LIC.

Oct. 31, 7 p.m., 108th Police Precinct; Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31 39th St., 2nd Floor. Community Education Councils Oct. 10, 6:30 p.m., CEC 30, Region 4; P.S. 127, 98-01 25th Ave., East Elmhurst; Nov. 14; I.S. 145, 33-34 80th St., Jackson Heights; Dec. 12, P.S. 152. 33-52 62nd St., Woodside; 718.391.8380. Oct. 17, 7 p.m., CEC 26, Region 3; "P.S. 205, Empowerment..."; 75-26 Bell Blvd.; Bayside; 718.631.6927. Others Oct. 4, 12:30 p.m.,AARP Chapter 2889; First Presbyterian Church of Newtown, 54-05 Seabury St., Elmhurst; 718.639.8497. Oct. 5, 5:30 p.m., Queens Borough Public Library,Board of Trustees Administrative Committee; Oct. 26, 5;:45 p.m., Board of Trustees, Formal Conference Room, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica; 718.990.0705.

Oct. 10, noon, AARP Chapter 4158; Church-On-The-Hill, 167-07 35th Ave., Flushing.

Oct. 12, 6:30 p.m., International Association of Administrative Professionals; Donovan's of Bayside Restaurant, e-mail CLHaider@juno.com.

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.

Oct. 15, 4 to 6 p.m., Alley Pond Environmental Center, 2006 membership drive, RSVPby Oct. 7, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston; 718.229.4000.

Oct. 16, 8 p.m., Queens Mineral Society; Queens College, New Science Building, D235, Flushing; 516.599.1845 or 718.347.6839. Oct. 16, Nov. 13, Dec. 11; 5:30 p.m., BOROUGH BOARD: 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 Post 145; James A. McKenna Post, Astoria. Arts & Entertainment Barnes & Noble Tuesdays/Thursdays, weekly children's storytimes, all free, call to confirm, 176-60 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows; 718.380.7077. 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 Oct. 6, The Devil Is AWoman; Oct. 7, Crime And Punishment, The Shanghai Gesture; Oct. 8, Macao, The Devil Is AWoman; Oct. 9, Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan (call for show times); Oct. 13-14, Kiss Me Deadly; (In Tut's Fever Movie Palace) Classic Movie Serials: Adventures Of Captain Marvel, Flash Gordon Conquers The Universe; Oct. 15, Azumi, Kiss Me Deadly; Oct. 20, Rashomon; Oct. 21, The Japanese Film: A Tribute To Donald Richie, Life, Atami Blues, Dead Youth, Five Filosophical Fables, Rashomon; Oct. 22, Tokyo Story, Late Spring; Oct. 27, Samurai Rebellion, Oct. 28, 29 Samurai Rebellion, Woman In The Dunes, 35th Avenue at 36th Street, Astoria; 718.784.0077. P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center To Oct. 15, Best Of Friends: Buckminster Fuller and Isamu Noguchi, Oct. 29 to Jan. 8, 2007, opening day celebration, Sam Samore: The Suicidist exhibition; Music is a Better Noise, The Gold Standard, Burt Barr: Recent Work; painting and drawing galleries, and Video in the Vault, admission varies, members free, 22- 25 Jackson Ave., LIC; 718.784.2084. Queensborough Community College Oct. 15, Duke Ellington's classic musical revue "Sophisticated Ladies"; 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 Ongoing, The Panorama of the City of New York, Tiffany: The Glass, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, Flushing; 718.592.9700 Queens Theatre In the Park Oct. 13, Manuel Donayre Concert "El Diamante Negro"; Oct. 14, Singer-Songwriter Adam Pascal; Oct. 21, "Men of Mahjong"; Oct. 21-22, Saint Petersburg Classic Ballet Theatre; Oct. 24, Comedian John Pizzi; Oct. 28. John Pizzi Children's Show, Songstress Carolina La O, Michael Feinstein and Linda Eder: Two For The Road; Oct. 28-29, AMusical Journey with Vickie Phillips; Oct. 29, "The Frog Bride", ticket prices vary, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park; 718.760.0064, or www.queenstheatre.org. Socrates Sculpture Park To Mar. 4, 2007, EAF06: 2006 Emerging Artist Fellowship exhibit, 32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC; 718.956.1819. Thalia Spanish Theatre To Oct. 8, Thalia Spanish Theatre, Flamenco, tickets $25-$30; to Nov. 28, 12-week theatre workshop for beginning thespians, $150, classes on Tuesdays, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside; 718.729.3880. Others Oct. 4, St. Mary's Drama Guild's 57th Year, "The Music Man, Jr." auditions, Auditorium, 70-20 47th Ave., Woodside; info@StMarysDramaGuild.org. Oct. 6, Till Death Do Us Part!; Riccardo's, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria, $45 p.p.; 718.721.7777; Oct. 20, Election For Murder!; Papa Razzi, 1500 Jericho Tpke., Westbury, $45 p.p. 516.877.7744, for more information, call The Killing Kompany at 212 772.2590, or 888.SHOOT-EM.

Oct. 7-29, Repetti Gallery, Ric Jenny IQ Quilts and Arguments, 44- 02 23rd St., 4th floor, LIC; 718.670.3226.

Oct. 11-Feb. 24, 2007, Lincoln Center's American Songbook 2006- 2007 Season, Avery Fisher Hall, Manhattan; 212.721.6500. Oct. 12, 19, 26, Nov. 2, 9, Women's Studio Center, Visual Arts Workshop, Movement and the Body: Figure Drawing; Oct. 14, Introduction To Artists Materials, The Tao Of Sculpting: Stone Carving the Natural Way, Art for Bliss Sake; Oct. 22, Color Mixing: Basic Concepts For Painting; Oct. 28, Pastels an Introduction, nonmember fees vary from $9.50 to $135, 21-25 44 Ave., Long Island City, 718.361.5649.

Oct. 14, Dino Rosi International Concert; Broadway Library, 40-20 Broadway, Astoria; 718.721.2462.

Oct. 15, Fisher Landau Center for Art "Memories of Emily Fisher Landau, 38-27 30th St., LIC; 718.937.0727.

Oct. 15, Ballet Arts School of Forest Hills, Art of Belly Dancing, free intro class otherwise $15, 98-11 Queens Blvd.; 718.575.0056.

Oct. 18, Children's Orchestra Society, faculty and student concerts, The BelKyma Duo; Oct. 25, Elite String Ensemble; Oct. 30, La sonorite!, Nov. 6, Hyunmee Lee, piano, free; Flushing Public Library, 41-17 Main St.

Oct. 25-26, Queens Symphony Orchestra, Young People's Concerts: Masquerade Madness, admission, 80-00 Cooper Ave., Bldg. 22, Glendale; 718.326.4455.

Now to Oct. 22, Flux Factory, "Down The Street & Around the Corner, 38-38 43rd St., LIC.

Now to Nov. 5, St. John's University, "Darker Shades of Red: Official Soviet Propaganda From The Cold War", Art Gallery, 8000 Utopia Pkwy., Jamaica; 718-990-7476. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Dances Oct. 9, Bella Italia Mia, 9th Annual Pizza Party; Christ the King H.S., 68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village; 718.426.1240.

Oct. 17, South Queens Boys & Girls Club 50th Anniversary Dinner; Russo's on the Bay, Howard Beach.

Oct. 18, 114th Civilian Observation Patrol, Inc. Annual Buffet Dinner and Dance Awards Night, $40 p.p. tax deductible; Riccardo's, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria; 718.728.8763. Oct. 18, LICBDC breakfast; $30 non-members, Tennisport Restaurant; Nov. 15, annual luncheon and trade show; Terrace on the Park, register for tables and journal ads, 718.786.5300. Oct. 22, P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center's 30th Anniversary Homecoming Gala benefit in the P.S. 1 Galleries; Nov. 2, Editions/Artists' Books Opening Night Benefit preview at The Tunnel in Chelsea; 718.785.2084.

Oct. 28, Alley Pond Environmental Center Square Dance, $10 p.p. non-members, $8 p.p. members, $5 per child, ages 5 to 12, must be with paying adult, pre-registration required, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston; 718.229.4000. Fleas, Fairs, Fundraisers Oct. 9, Sunnyside Community Services, Greenpoint Avenue/46th and 48th Streets, 44th Street/Queens Boulevard, no rain date; Oct. 26, Third Annual Benefit Art Auction and Cocktail Reception; Nov. 3, Annual Fall Bazaar, arts and crafts, jewelry, homemade foods, Country Store, raffles, lunch to be served, parking available, 43-31 39th St.; 718.784.6173.

Oct. 11, Queens County Democratic Club "Crowley for Congress", RSVP Sara Conrad 202.543.8556.

Oct. 13, 14, The Shield Institute Adult Day Habilitation Yard Sale,handmade crafts, clothing, housewares, furniture and other donated treasures, refreshments available for purchase, rain date Oct. 20, 39-09 214th Pl., Bayside.

Oct. 14, Salvation Army Astoria Corps, Penny Social, drawings, refreshments, 46th Street and Broadway; 718.721.9046.

Oct. 20, American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, Penny Social, admission $3; McKee Post 131, 10-20 Clintonvillle St., Whitestone.

Oct. 21, Goliard Concerts, First Concert of the Season and Fundraiser; Steinway Reformed Church; 718.728.8927.

Oct. 15, Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation 26th AnnualWonderfulWoodhaven Street Festival, Jamaica Avenue to 80th Street toWoodhaven Boulevard.

Nov. 2, Alley Pond Environmental Center 30th Anniversary Gala "Reach For The Stars", at Douglaston Manor, $150 p.p.; 718.229.4000. Health

Oct. 6, Skin Cancer Foundation/Doak Dermatologics, National Skin Cancer Screening, free; Astoria Park, Shore Boulevard.

Oct. 7, St. Michael's Cemetery bereavement group meeting, refreshments served, All Faiths Chapel, 72-02 Astoria Blvd., East Elmhurst, RSVP 718.289.3240.

Oct. 15, American Cancer Society "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer" five-mile, non-competitive walk; Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens; 800.ACS.2345.

Oct. 18, Department of Housing Preservation & Development (HPD), Healthy Homes, Healthy Families 2006 Expo; LaGuardia Community College, 31-10 Thomson Ave.; 311.

Oct. 18, Play2gether, Sing, Sign & Play class, free, 188-22 Union Tpke., Flushing; 718.479.8522

Oct. 20, 21, LaGuardia Community College Alternative Health and Healing Fair, E-Building Atrium, 31-10 Thomson Ave., LIC; 718.482.5026.

Oct. 22, Alzheimer's Association New York City Chapter, Twomile

"Memory Walk 2006", call 212-983-6906, ext. 242 to register, sponsor, donate or volunteer or go to www.alznyc.org.

Oct. 26, National Alliance on Mental Illness "Out of the Shadow"; Great Neck Public Library 159 Bayview Ave., Great Neck; 516.326-.0797.

Nov. 9, Forest Hills Community/Senior Center, free flu shots for adults 60+, no registration required, first come, first served;108-25 62nd Dr., 718.699.1010. Historicals Greater Astoria Historical Society Ongoing, "Astoria's Greatest Generation:World War II + 60 Years"; donation, Quinn's Gallery, 4th Floor, 35-20 Broadway, LIC; 718.278.0700 or go to http://www.astorialic.org. Greater Ridgewood Historical Society To Nov. 19, "Vernederlandsen: An Assimilated Anatomy" diorama drawing exhibit, $2 suggested admission to exhibit; 718.456.1776. Queens Historical Society Oct. 7-8, Kingsland Homestead free public tours as part of OpenHouseNewYork,Oct. 15, The 1939/1940 New York World's Fair: AForecast of the Future in Architecture and Design slide-illustrated talk, Weeping Beech Park; 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. Richmond Hill Historical Society Oct. 20, Disappearing Dutch Brooklyn-Where Have All The Houses Gone?, Leonard Center, 112th Street; 718.847.7878.

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