2006-11-01 / Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Community Meetings

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

Nov. 2, 7 p.m., Board 2; Sunnyside Senior Center, 43-31 39th St., 2nd Floor; 718.533.8773.

Nov. 8, 7:30 p.m., Board 5; Greater Ridgewood Youth Council Meeting Hall, 62-10 Myrtle Ave., Glendale; 718.366.1834.

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

Nov. 8, 7:30 p.m., Board 8; Hillcrest Jewish Center, 183- 02 Union Tpke., Jamaica; 718.264.7895.

Nov. 14, 7 p.m., Board 4; St. John's Queens Hospital, Cafeteria, 90-02 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst.

Nov. 14, 7:45 p.m., Board 9; Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., 2nd Fl.; 718.286-2686.

Nov. 16, 8 p.m., John F. Kennedy Regular Democratic Club of Queens, Inc.; Margaret Tietz Center, 164th Street, Flushing; 718.591.8446.

Community Councils
Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m., 112th Police Precinct, NYPD Police Museum, 100 Old Slip, Manhattan, reservations, community affairs; 718.520.9321.

Community Education

Nov. 1, 7 p.m., District 25, Region 3; I.S. 25, 34-65 192nd St., Flushing; 718.281.3786.

Nov. 2, times: 4-5, 5-6, 7-8 and 8-9 p.m., Western Queens Power for the People NYS PSC public hearings/ educational forum; P.S. 11, 54.25 Skillman Ave., Woodside; 718.512.5442.

Nov. 2, Borough President's LAND USE Public Hearings; Nov. 13, 5:30 p.m., BOROUGH BOARD: Nov. 14, 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.

Nov. 8, noon, Queensborough Community College Budget and Contract Committee; 1 p.m., Board QCC Auxiliary, President's Conference Room, Administration Building, Room A502D, Bayside; 718.631.6351.

Nov. 13, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Queens Interagency Council on Aging 4th Queens Caregiver Conference; Con Edison Learning Center, 43-82 Vernon Blvd., LIC; 718.268.5954.

Nov. 15, 7 p.m., Jackson Heights Beautification Group Garden Club; Community Church, 35th Avenue; 718.651.6645.

Arts & Entertainment

Barnes & Noble
Nov. 2, Presentation, St. John's English Honor Society; Nov. 7, Mo Willems Stories; Nov. 11, Drumbeat & City Sticks; Nov. 13, Open Mic Poetry; Nov. 15, Discussion,Women's Studies, 176-60 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows; 718.380.7077.

Museum of the Moving Image

Nov. 10, Paris Belongs to Us; Nov. 11, CĂ©line and Julie Go Boating; 35th Avenue at 36th Street, Astoria; 718.784.0077.

Queens College
Nov. 7, 31st Anniversary Season, A Roundtable on the Art of Writing/The Life & Death of the Novel, call for ticket information; Nov. 12, Empire Brass, $50 p.p., Kupferberg Center, Flushing; 718-793-8080.

Queens Museum of Art
Nov. 2, Day of the Dead Festival, Meadows-Corona Park, Flushing; 718.592.9700.

Queens Theatre In the Park

Nov. 1-2, 4-5, "The Kid From Brooklyn: The Danny Kaye Story"; Nov. 3-5, 10-12, Orson's Shadow; Nov. 11-12, Paul Taylor Dance Company; Nov. 18, Family Stand (@ LaGuardia C.C.), ticket prices vary, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park; 718.760.0064, or www.queenstheatre. org.

Nov. 2-4, LaGuardia Community College, Nickel and Dimed, Little Theatre, $10 students; Nov. 10, LaGuardia Community College, Shangri-La Acrobats, Mainstage Theatre; 718.482.7200.

Nov. 2-4, The Chocolate Factory, Pot au Noir, tickets $15, 5-49 49th Ave., LIC; 212-352-3101 or www.theatermania. com.

Nov. 3-5, 10-12, Astoria Performing Arts Center, Picasso at the Lapin Agile, $15 advance; Broccoli Theater @ Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens, 21-12 30th Rd., Astoria; 718.393.7505.

Nov. 4, Noguchi Museum second INterpret for teens, admission free for teens, and special exhibition, Shin Banraisha: A Cultural Memory, 9-01 33rd Rd., LIC.

Nov. 4, The Mayor's Office for Film and Television, 40th anniversary; International film series, "Made in NY": Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna followed by discussion; Nov. 11, Man Push Cart followed by discussion; Queens Museum of Art, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park; 718.592.9700; Nov. 8, FUR screening; Museum of the Moving Image, Astoria;718.784.0077.

Nov. 4, Italian Charities of America Saturday dances, refreshments, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718.478.3100.

Nov. 4, 5, 11, 12, FSF Community Theatre Group "No, No, Nanette", all seats reserved, $14 p.p.; Free Synagogue of Flushing, 41-60 Kissena Blvd; 800.260.6789.

Nov. 5, Musica Reginae presents "Tomorrow's Artists Today", tickets vary, street parking with permit from Musica Reginae; The Church-in-the-Gardens, 50 Ascan Ave., Forest Hills.; 718.279.4842.

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.

Nov. 5+, Repetti Gallery, Proximity and Distance- Reflections on Landscape, 44-02 23rd St., 4th floor, LIC; 718.670.3226.

Nov. 11, Con Brio Ensemble, concert, free; Voelker-Orth Museum, 149-18 38th Ave., Flushing; 718-459-1277.

Nov. 12, Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra, first concert of the season; Forest Hills Jewish center, Queens Boulevard; 516.785.2532.

To Nov. 12, Y Gallery, The Real Story of the Superheroes, 32-70 85th St., Jackson Heights; 718.565.6285.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Dances

Nov. 4, Glen Oaks Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Volunteer Appreciation Dinner Dance; 347.219.3916. Fleas, Fairs, Fundraisers

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

Nov. 2, P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center's Editions/Artists' Books Opening Night Benefit Preview at The Tunnel in Chelsea; 718.785.2084.

Nov. 3, Sunnyside Community Services, 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.

Nov. 4, St. Francis Preparatory H.S. Father's Guild, Annual Art Auction, wine and cheese, tickets $10 p.p.; 6100 Francis Lewis Blvd., Fresh Meadows; 718.423.8810, ext. 203.

Nov. 4, VFW Flanders Field Post 150 Holiday Fair/Craft Fest, bargains galore, free admission, 51-11 108th St., Corona

Nov. 11, Italian Charities of America, flea market, refreshments, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718.478.3100.

Nov 11, American Legion Post 104 Bunco Card Party fundraiser, admission $3 includes cake and coffee, each table winner receives a prize. 72-02 Myrtle Ave., Glendale; 718.821.9726.

Nov. 15, SHAREing and CAREing 12th Anniversary Benefit and Silent Auction; Riccardo's by the Bridge, 21- 01 24th Ave., Astoria; 718.777.5766. Health

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.

Nov. 13, Queens Interagency Council on Aging 4th Caregiver Conference, small registration fee; Con Edison Learning Center, 43-82 Vernon Blvd., LIC; 718.268.5954.

Nov. 16, North Shore/LIJ Health Systems, flue and pneumonia shots, free to Medicare Part B recipients, $25-$30 others, reserve by Nov. 6; Free Synagogue of Flushing, 41-60 Kissena Blvd.; 718.961.0030.


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
Nov. 5, The Story of Corona, free lecture with admission; Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37th Ave., Flushing; 718.939.0647, ext. 17. Items of Community Interest

Nov. 1, Forest Hills Community/Senior Center, Dancercise with Evelyn; Nov. 3, Lecture: Aesthetic Realism Foundation; Nov. 10, Veterans Day Salute; Nov. 15, Lecture: Ethnic History in New York; 718.699.1010.

Nov. 2, Queens College Center for Jewish Studies, Biblical Archaeology "Ancient Synagogues...", admission $5,Colden Center, 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing; 718.793-808; Nov. 8, "The Earthly and Heavenly Jerusalem in Midrash and Jewish Philosophy" @ LeFrak Concert Hall, free; 718.997.5730.

Nov. 2, Nov. 4, LaGuardia Community College, Student Leadership Conference; Nov. 6, Understanding the College System; Nov. 8, On-the-Spot Admissions; Nov. 13, Completing the CUNY Application; Nov. 15, Open House; Nov. 16, Transferring to LaGuardia Workshop, 31-10 Thomson Ave., LIC; 718.482.7200.

Nov. 8, Citizens For NY-Neighborhood Leadership Institute, Food Security; Nov. 11, Grassroots Organizing & Advocacy, 212.989.0909, ext. 576.

Nov. 12, New York Theatre Organ Society concert, tickets at the door; Chaminade H.S., Mineola; 845.457.5393.

Nov. 13, 8-minute Dating for Single Professionals ages 25-38 and 35-49, advance registration, $35 p.p. includes appetizers/raffle prizes, first timers 20% discount; Bourbon Street Restaurant, 42-10 Bell Blvd., Bayside; 516.466.0212.

Nov. 14, Neighborhood Advisory Board/NYC Department of Youth and Community Development, immigration workshop; Flushing Library, Auditorium, 41-17 Main St.; 212.442.5880.

Nov. 15, Forest Hills Community/Senior Center, Ethnic History in New York Series; 718.699.1010. Library Highlights

Nov. 4, The Indian Festival of Lights; Jackson Heights Library; 718.899.2500; Queens Library/NY Hall Of Science Distance Learning Program, Hidden Kingdoms; Nov. 7, Corona, 38-23 104 St.; Nov. 9, Baisley Park,117- 11 Sutphin Blvd., Jamaica; Nov. 14, Lefrak City, 98-30 57th Ave., Corona, free, call for location and time; or go to www.queenslibrary.org .

Parks & Recreation

Alley Pond Environmental Center
Nov. 2, 9,Watercolor Workshops, $100 p.p. for all; Nov. 4, In Search of Eastern Bluebirds, Falling Leaves; Nov. 4, 11, Nancy Tafuri Fan Club "Silly Little Goose"; Nov. 4, 11, Autumn Field Biology H.S. Internship; Nov. 5, Nature Detective Series; Nov. 11, Nature Walk Series, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston; call for fees, 718.229.4000.

New York Hall of Science
Nov. 3, Make Your Own Stamp; Nov. 10, Salt Paintings, 47-01 111th St., Flushing Meadows-Corona Park; 718.699.0005.

Queens Botanical Garden
Nov. 9, Asian Dish Garden; Nov. 16, The Painted Harp and Flower, most workshops $5 p.p., QBG members free, Main Street, Flushing.

Queens County Farm Museum
Nov. 3, 4, 10, 18th Century Tavern Nights, prepaid reservations required, $60 p.p. non-members, $50 members, free parking, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park; 718.347.3276.

Queens Museum of Art
Nov. 2, The Baroque, Exploring the Rich Palette of Baroque Music; Nov. 4, Never Say Goodbye; Nov. 6, The Lion in Winter; Nov. 9, 18th to Early 19th Century; Nov. 11, Man Push Cart; Nov. 12, Q106 Author/Artist Discussion, Jazz International 06; Nov. 13, Roman Holiday; Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, 311. Others Nov. 4, Kissena Park, "Wildman" Steve Brill, Hunt for Red Juneberries, Flushing, donation, $12 adults, $6 children under 12, exact change please, call 914.835.2153 advance reservations.


Nov. 5, Our Lady of the Snows School, 1966, 1971, 1976, 1981 All Class Reunion, 79-33 258th St., Floral Park; 718.343.1346. School News & Events.

Nov. 4, UFT 25th Anniversary of Dial-A-Teacher Program, Strengthening the Home-School Partnership Workshops, registration required, free; New York Sheraton Hotel & Towers, 52nd Street, Manhattan; 212.598.9205.

Nov. 4, Ninth Annual Citywide Parent Conference, free, registration required; Sheraton New York Hotel and Towers, 811 Seventh Ave., Manhattan; 212.598.9205.

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