2007-07-04 / Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Calendar Compiled By Susan Cleary

Community Meetings

Associations Sep. 13, 7:30 p.m., Dutch Kills Civic, St. Patrick's School Hall, 39- 28 28th St., Long Island City; 718.786.2049. Boards Sep. 4, 7:30 p.m., Board 4; VFW Post 150, 51-11 108th St., Corona; 718.760.3141.

Sep. 18, 7 p.m., Board 1; Astoria World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd.; 718.786.3335. Community Councils Sep. 18, 8 p.m., 115th Precinct, 92-15 Northern Blvd., Jackson Heights. Others Jul. 9, 5:30 p.m., Queens Borough Board/Cabinet, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Second Floor, Borough President's Conference Room, Kew Gardens; 718.286.3000.

Jul. 9, 7 p.m., Long Island City Alliance; Quinn Building, 35-20 Broadway, 4th Floor, Astoria; 212.571.6832.

Arts & Entertainment

Museum of the Moving Image Jul. 7, Dawn Of The Dead, Dead Of Night (aka Deathdream), Homecoming; Jul. 8, Iron Ring: Time To Man Up, George A. Romero's Martin, 28 Weeks Later; Jul. 11, Crossing The Bridge: The Sound Of Istanbul; Jul. 14, Head Trauma; Jul. 15, House By The Cemetery, Ichi The Killer, Wolf Creek; Jul. 18, This Is Bossa Nova; Jul. 21, Carrie, Final Destination 3, Halloween; Jul. 22, Rocket Science, Last House On The Left, The Descent; Jul. 25, Linda Linda Linda, $10/$7.50/$5, outdoor movies at Socrates Sculpture Park; 718.784.4520. P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center To Sep. 10, The Slimy Trail of Slug and Snail; to Sep. 24, Tunga, Laminated Souls, Jim Shaw: The Donner Party, Organizing Chaos, film/art exhibit of Pip Chodorov, Harriet Korman, and Joanna Pousette-Dart, $5 donation 22-25 Jackson Ave., LIC; www.ps1.org. Queens College To Jul. 30, Light to Dark: Paintings and Works on Paper, Art Center; 718.997.3770; fees vary, call the School of Music for other performances, 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing; 718.793.8080. Socrates Sculpture Park Jul. 11, Films At Sunset: Crossing The Bridge…; Jul. 18, This Is Bossa Nova; Jul. 25, Linda…; Aug. 1, The 5,000 Fingers Of…; Aug. 8, Kal Ho Naa Ho; Aug. 15, Calle 54; Aug. 22, U-Carmen…; Jul. 29-Aug. 22, LIC NYC artists exhibit new works, "Open Space"; to Aug. 5, L.I.C., NYC artists exhibition, free, 32-01 Vernon Blvd; 718.956.1819. Others Jul. 5, Louis Armstrong House & Archives tour/concert/block party, 34-56 107th St., Corona; www.louisarmstronghouse.org or www.jazzmobile.org

Jul. 7, La Guardia Community College College for Children Fun Day, 31-10 Thomson Ave., Long Island City; 718.482.5334.

To Jul. 8, Art-O-Mat, Hope Is The Thing With Feathers, 46-46 Vernon Blvd., LIC.

Jul. 10, NY Metropolitan Country Music Association, Mary Lamont Band; Juniper Valley Park, Upper Playground, 80th Street, Middle Village; 718.763.4328.

Jul. 14, Dino Rosi, Calabritto Social Club of Astoria Italian Festival, 30th Avenue and 42nd Street, Astoria. Jul. 27, Queens Museum of Art 5th Anniversary of Dance in Queens: 2007 Awardees Alumni Showcase; Aug. 4, Aug. 17, Aug. 24, Flushing Meadows- Corona Park, New York City Building; 718.592.9700.

Aug. 4, The Killing Kompany, "Murder At The Sock Hop", $45 p.p.; Riccardo's, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria; 718.721.7777.

Aug. 4-5, 11-12, Minstrel Players of Northport, "God's Favorite", $15/$12/$10 opening night special; Trinity Episcopal Church, Houghton Hall Theatre, 130 Main St., Northport Village; 631.732.2926.

To Aug. 24, NYC Department of Education, grades K to 12, "P. S. Art 2007"; Tweed Courthouse, Manhattan.

To Sep. 2, Long Island Children's Museum, Exhibit: AirPlay, 11 Davis Ave., Garden City; 516.224.5800.

Sep. 19-Mar. 16, 2008, Noguchi Museum, Design: Isamu Kenmochi/Isamu Noguchi, 9-01 33rd Rd., LIC. +Jul. & Aug., Alliance of Queens Artists (AQA) summer art workshops, ages 6+, 99-10 Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills; 718.520.9842.

Breakfasts, Luncheons, Dances, Dinners, Fleas, Fairs, Fundraisers

Jul. 5-16, Our Lady of Mount Carmel and San Paolino di Nola 120th annual feast and bazaar, North 8th & Havemeyer Sts., Williamsburg. Jul. 6-Aug. 24, Lindy, Latin dance instruction; Jul. 7, 21, dances; Jul. 12, flea market, Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; italchari@yahoo.com.

Jul. 15, Friends of Community Board 1, 30th Avenue between 29th and 42nd Streets, 13 blocks, one day.

Jul. 26-29, St. Irene Chrysovalantou Church, 23rd Avenue between 35th to mid-37th Streets, 36th Street from 23rd Avenue to Amtrak overpass, two blocks, four days.

Jul. 29, 114th Police Precinct Civilian Observation Patrol, Broadway between Steinway Street and 47th Streets, seven blocks, one day.

Aug. 12, Steinway Street BID, Steinway Street between 28th and 34th Avenues, four blocks, one day.

Aug. 16-19, Borgetto Cultural Association, Steinway Street between 25th and 28th Avenues, four days, one block.

Sep. 3, 30th Avenue Business Association, 30th Avenue between 29th and 42nd Streets, 13 blocks, one day.

Sep. 8, Dutch Kills Civic Association, 36th Avenue between 29th and 35th Streets, six blocks, one day.

Sep. 18, Socrates Sculpture Park, 20th Anniversary: First Annual Benefit; Mark Di Suvero's Studio; 718.956.1819

Sep. 29, Kohler Campership Association to benefit Scouts, Kohler- Kon III Collectibles Show; Bantry Bay Pub/Cork Hall, 33-01 Greenpoint Ave., LIC; 718.937.2958.

Oct. 14, Broadway Astoria Merchants & Professionals Association, Broadway between Crescent and 47th Street, 17 blocks, one day.

Health

Jul. 7, 14, 21, 28, Socrates Sculpture Park, outdoor exercise (rain or shine), yoga & Capoeira; Jul. 8, 22, 29, Tai Chi, 32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC; 718.956.1819. +Mondays/Wednesdays, New York Hospital Queens, Tai Chi, $5 p.p.; Wednesdays, yoga, $90/10 classes, Cardiac Health Center, 174-03 Horace Harding Xway, Fresh Meadows; 718.670.1695; second Monday of the month, Female Cancer Support Group, "Look Good- Feel Better"; second Wednesday, Prostate Cancer Support Group, "Man-to-Man"; Anextis Conference Room, 56-45 Main St., Flushing, 800-ACS-2345.

Historical

Jul. 7, Greater Astoria Historical Society, Hunters Point Walking Tour, reserve, 718.392.2636; Jul. 8, Newtown Creek Cruise, $50 p.p., go to info@newtowncreekalliance.org. or call 718.278.0700.

To Aug. 19, Bayside Historical Society, Celebration of the Arts with the Queens Symphony Orchestra, free, 208 Totten Ave.; 718.352.1548.

To Sep., Greater Ridgewood Historical Society, sculpture/painting exhibit "De Boerderij", $2, Onderdonk House, 1820 Flushing Ave., Ridgewood. 718.456.1776.

Items of Community Interest

Jul. 7-Nov. 18, Sunnyside Greenmarket, Lou Lodati Playground, Skillman Avenue, 42nd/43rd Streets; 718.533.8773.

To Jul. 8, Coast Guard Auxiliary, vessel safety check mega weeks, venue information available at http://ff.cgqux.org/.

Jul. 9, LaGuardia Community College Six-Week Job Training and Computer Literacy Program for Displaced Homemakers, free, register room C-344 Jul. 5, 9.

Jul. 9-13, Federation of Italian-American Organizations of Queens soccer camp for children ages 6-15, limited to 50 entrants, FIAO Soccer Field, 20th Avenue and 32nd Street; 718.204.2444,fiao@juno.com.Jul. 11, Commerce Bank/LaGuardia SBDC, "Pulling Ahead of the Pack: Marketing for Business Growth", 73-14 37th Ave., Jackson Heights; 718.482.5303. Jul. 20, American Red Cross, standard first aid, CPR/AED for adults; Jul. 23, CPR/AED for professional rescuers; information, 718-558-0053 or 877-733-2767. +Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays, Queens Community House, summer activities, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202; 718.268.5960.

Library Highlights

There are hundreds of free events available at the Queens libraries for adults, teens and kids. For more information go to www.queenslibrary.org or call your local branch library: Jul. 5, Jazzmobile At The Louis Armstrong House Museum Featuring Eddie Allen & Friends; Jul. 6, Markus Zusak, Book Thief, Jonathan Lethem, Motherless Brooklyn; Jul. 8, Hodge Podge Tribute to saxophonist composer Johnny Hodges, Central Library;Jul. 9, Steve Sayoor, Murder On The Appian Way; Jul. 10, Dorothy L. Sayers, The Nine Taylors, John Grisham, A Time To Kill; Jul. 19, Greg Mortenson, Fight Terror…Build Nations-One School At A Time, Elizabeth Peters, The Serpent On The Crown; Jul. 24, James Patterson, Honeymoon; Jul. 26, Donna Leon, Blood From A Stone; Jul. 28, Donald Bain, Gin And Daggers…; Jul. 30, Victoria Thompson, Murder On Lenox Hill…; Aug. 3, The Wizard of Oz; to Sep. 2, "Workspace07" some events free, for venue information call 718.790.0778.

Parks & Recreation

Alley Pond Environmental Center APEC has many fun and interesting programs for tots to pre-teens to adults: Jul. 7, Saturday afternoon story time, ages 3, 4, Mad Scientist Estuary Explorations, ages 10-12; pre-register 718.229- 4000; Jul. 8, Hunt for Ramps with "Wildman" Steve Brill, exact change please, reservations, call 914.835.2153; Jul. 29, An Ice Cream "Constant Wonder" Sunday, $12 n.m.; Aug. 12, Penny Social, $10 p.p.; Sep. 6, Alley Pond Park Walks; Sep. 12, Tulip Tree Trail Walk; Sep. 29, National Estuaries Day Festival, Jamaica Bay Bird Walk; Oct. 11, APEC 2007 Green Gala, $150 sponsor ticket; Oct. 21, APEC's Annual Membership Meeting; Nov. 3, APEC Square Dance, $12 n.m., call for information, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston; 718.229.4000. Astoria Park Jul. 5-Aug. 31, Early Bird/Night Owl Adult Lap Swimmers; Astoria Pool, 19th Street and 23rd Drive; Jul. 6-24, Jul. 26-Aug. 10, Aug. 14-31, free swimming lessons for tots (ages 1-1/2 to 5) and children (ages 6-14), Astoria Park Pool, 19th Street and 23rd Drive; Fisher Pool, 99th Street and 32nd Avenue; Liberty Pool, 173rd Street and 106th Avenue, for registration, time, or information, call 311 or visit www.nyc.gov/parks. Athens Square Park To Aug. 26, Federation of Italian American Organizations of Queens, Italian Nights 2007, 30th Street and 30th Avenue, Astoria; 718.204.2444.

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