Calendar of Events
Community MeetingsAssociations 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.
Arts & EntertainmentMuseum of the Moving Image 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. Queens Museum of Art Jul. 13, Maracatu NY music, Carioca Capoeira Samba Group, Favela Rising; Jul. 20, Folkloric Ballet Mestizo, La Cumbiamba eNeYé, The Car;Jul. 19-Sep. 30, Il Lee: Ballpoint Drawings; Jul. 27, Dance in Queens 5th Anniversary Alumni Showcase, DJ Rekha music, The Thread; Aug. 3, Dance in Queens, African Underground All-Stars music, U-Carmen E-Khayelitsha, Aug. 10, Dance in Queens, Wing Hong Lion dance group & Kung Fu Demonstration, Curse of the Golden Flower; Aug. 17, The Yaa Samari Dance Theatre, Tarab music, Wanderers of the Desert; Aug. 24, Dance in Queens, Korean Traditional Cultural Center, Joint Security Area, free, no rain date, Flushing Meadows- Corona Park, New York City Building; 718.592.9700. 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"; Aug. 1, The 5,000 Fingers of Dr Dr. T; to Aug. 5, L.I.C., NYC artists exhibition; Aug. 8, Kal Ho Naa Ho; Aug. 15, Calle 54; Aug. 22, U-Carmen Ekhyelistsha, Sep. 18, 20th Anniversary: First Annual Benefit; Mark Di Suvero's Studio (call for venue location), 32-01 Vernon Blvd; 718.956.1819, ext. 12. Others Jul. 14, Dino Rosi, Calabritto Social Club of Astoria Italian Festival, 30th Avenue and 42nd Street, Astoria.
Jul. 20, Cady Finlayson Band Irish music; Windmuller Park, 52-53 39th Dr., Woodside
Jul. 21, Italian Charities of America, Saturday dance; to Aug. 24, Lindy, Latin dance instruction; 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jul. 28, Annual Musical Saw Players Gathering, $10, Quinn Memorial Building, 35-20 Broadway, 4th Floor, Astoria; www..SawLady.com.
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. 12, flea market, Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; email@example.com.
Jul. 15, Friends of Community Board 1, 30th Avenue between 29th and 42nd Streets, 13 blocks, one day.
Jul. 16-21, Elmhurst Hospital Center/Scholastic Books fundraiser, Center Lobby, 79-01 Broadway, Elmhurst.
To Jul. 16, Our Lady of Mount Carmel and San Paolino di Nola 120th annual feast and bazaar, North 8th & Havemeyer Streets, Williamsburg.
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. 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.
HealthJul. 14, 21, 28, Socrates Sculpture Park, outdoor exercise (rain or shine), yoga & Capoeira; Jul. 22, 29, Tai Chi, 32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC; 718.956.1819. Aug. 1, American Red Cross Safety & Preparedness classes, adult CPR/AED; Aug. 5, adult CPR/AED & standard first aid; Aug. 11, adult CPR/AED & standard first aid; Aug. 16, professional rescuer CPR/AED; Aug. 20, standard first aid; Aug. 24, adult CPR/AED & standard first aid, 138-02 Queens Blvd., Briarwood; www.nyredcross. org. •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.
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. 11, Commerce Bank/LaGuardia SBDC, "Pulling Ahead of the Pack: Marketing for Business Growth", 73-14 37th Ave., Jackson Heights; 718.482.5303.
To Jul. 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, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jul. 14, Con Edison, recycle old, working room air conditioners, earn cash or voucher for new ENERGY STAR® models, 48th Avenue and Vernon Boulevard, LIC; 1-877-NY-SMART (697- 6278) or go to www.GetEnergySmart.org. 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.
Jul. 29, Federation of Italian-American Organizations of Queens 2007 5K Run/Walk, FIAO Soccer Field, 20th Avenue and 33rd Street; 718.204.2444, email@example.com.
To Nov. 18, Sunnyside Greenmarket, Lou Lodati Playground, Skillman Avenue, 42nd/43rd Streets; 718.533.8773. •Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays, Queens Community House, summer activities, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202; 718.268.5960.
Library HighlightsThere 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. 14, Violin & Piano concert; 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. 25, Young Dancemakers Company; Jul. 26, Donna Leon, Blood From A Stone; Jul. 28, Donald Bain, Gin And Daggers…; Jul. 28, Minstrels in the Gallery;Jul. 30, Victoria Thompson, Murder On Lenox Hill…; Aug. 3, The Wizard of Oz, Bubblemania!; 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. 12, 19, 26, Aug. 2, 9, 16, Watercolor Workshops, $100 p.p.; Jul. 14, Paper Flowers, $18 n.m.; Jul. 14, 21, 28, Down By The Bay, $15 n.m.; 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 To Jul. 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; to Aug. 31, Early Bird/Night Owl Adult Lap Swimmers; Astoria Pool, 19th Street and 23rd Drive; 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. CityParks Foundation To Aug. 2, The Magic of Phillip Jennings, Queensbridge Park; Aug. 7, Sweet Potato Pie & Such, Rufus King Park; Aug. 8-15, Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre presents Cinderella Samba!, Alley Pond Park; Aug. 9, Edu Ne Kakati, Queensbridge Park; Aug. 12, Cinderella Samba!, Kissena Park; Aug. 15, Cinderella Samba!, Forest Park; to Aug. 16, Sports 2007 Summer Kickoff, Track & Field, Astoria Park; Flag Football Clinics, ages 9-13; Adaptive Sports, under 18, Forest Park; Basketball, age 8-14, boys, Mondays/Wednesdays, girls, Tuesdays/Thursdays; Cricket, ages 7- 13, Highland Park; Aug. 19, Cinderella Samba!; , Weeping Beach Park. Forest Park Jul. 11, Treehouse Shakers presents Animal Rhythms; Jul. 12, Irish Festival; Jul. 13, Billy C & Kitty karaoke; Jul. 16, Bombazo Dance Theatre; Jul. 19, Ol' Brown Eyes Jerry Cardone; Jul. 20, Billy C. & Friends Rock-n-Roll; Jul. 22, NYPD Auxiliary Band; Jul. 25, SEA, Goldilocks and the Three Bears bilingual performance; Jul. 26, Kirsten Thien; Jul. 29, Queens Symphony Orchestra; Aug. 1, Ray Abrams Swing Band; Aug. 3, BR & Timebomb world music; Aug. 5, Amanda Homi multi-cultural music; Aug. 9, Plastic Sole & The 4 Pops; Aug. 10, Billy C. & Kitty karaoke; Aug. 12, Queens Symphony Orchestra; Aug. 17, Billy C. & Friends Rock-n-Roll; Aug. 19, Kitcherie song and dance; Aug. 23, Russian American Kid's Circus; Aug. 26, NYPD Auxiliary Band, Union Turnpike and Park Lane, call for venue information, 311.