Calendar of Events
National Night Out Against Crime 2007Aug. 7, call your local police precinct for information.
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. Community Education Councils Aug. 1, 8 p.m., District 30; P.S. 234, 30-15 29th St., LIC; Sep. 18, 8 p.m., P.S. 69, 77-02 37th Ave., Jackson Heights; 718.391.8380.
Aug. 30, 7 p.m., District 26, date, time subject to change, 61-15 Oceania St., Room 128, Bayside; 718.631.6927. Arts & Entertainment Museum of the Moving Image Aug. 4, Little Murders, Loving, Wanda Bala; Aug. 5, Rush Hour 3, Husbands, Play It As It Lays; Aug. 10, Devdas; Aug. 11, The King of Marvin Gardens, The Last Detail; Aug. 12, The King of King: A Fistful of Quarters; Aug. 18, The Heartbreak Kid, Drive, He Said; Aug. 19, Charley Varrick, Play Misty for Me; Aug. 25, The Crazies, Straw Dogs; Aug. 26, Bone, The Spook Who Sat by the Door; Sep. 1, Klute, Hickey and Boggs; Sep. 2, Ulzana's Raid, The Last Movie; $10/$7.50/$5; 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 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing; 718.793.8080. Queens Museum of Art Aug. 3, Dance in Queens, African Underground All-Stars music, UCarmen 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; to Sep. 30, Il Lee: Ballpoint Drawings; Flushing Meadows- Corona Park, New York City Building; 718.592.9700. Socrates Sculpture Park Aug. 1, The 5,000 Fingers Of…; Aug. 8, Kal Ho Naa Ho; Aug. 15, Calle 54; Aug. 22, U-Carmen…; to Aug. 22, LIC NYC artists exhibit new works, "Open Space"; 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 Aug. 2, Queens Symphony Orchestra, "A Night at…", St. John's University Great Lawn; Aug. 5, Summer in Italy; Aug. 12, "Red, White & Blue", Forest Park Bandshell; 718.326.4455.
Aug. 2, LaGuardia Community College Performing Arts Center, Costa Rican Dance Troupe Diquis Tiquis, $15, Little Theatre, 47th Avenue, LIC; 718.482.5151.
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.
Aug. 7, Kew Gardens Hills Civic Association, Phil the Magician; Queens Valley Playground, 137th St next to P.S. 164, free; 718.263.1760. Aug. 9, Forest Hills Chamber of Commerce jazz concerts: Annette Aguilar & String Beans; Aug. 16, Valery Ponomarev Jazz Trumpeter; Aug. 23, Jack Jeffers and the New York Classics, rain or shine, 70th Rd.; 718.268.6565. Aug. 10, Flushing Town Hall 2007 Summer Garden Concerts, Miho Nobuzane; Aug. 24, Adela Dalto, free, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing; 718.463.7700, ext. 222. Aug. 13, Local Project "Secrets of Queens" multimedia exhibit deadline for submissions, exhibit opens Sep. 15, performance Sep. 20; 646.298.0969. Aug. 13, Speed Dating for Single Professionals ages 25-54; Bourbon Street, 40-12 Bell Blvd., Bayside; Aug. 14, ages 30-59; PapaRazzi Trattoria, 1500 Jericho Tpke., Westbury, $35 advance registration at 8minuteDating.com required; 516.466.0212.
To Aug. 18, Alliance of Queens Artists, "AQA's First Annual Best of Show", 99-10 Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills; 718.520.9842.
Aug. 24, Lindy, Latin dance instruction; 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; email@example.com.
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.
Breakfasts, Luncheons, Dances, Dinners, Fleas, Fairs, Fundraisers
Aug. 11, Alley Pond Environmental Center Penny Social Fund Raiser, $10 p.p., 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston; 718.229.4000.
Aug. 12, Steinway Street BID, Steinway Street between 28th and 34th Avenues, four blocks, one day.
Aug. 16, American Cancer Society, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer breakfast; Terrace on the Park, 52-11 111th St., Flushing Meadow Park; sign up for breakfast and event at 718.263.2225, ext. 39.
Aug. 16-19, Borgetto Cultural Association, Steinway Street between 25th and 28th Avenues, four days, one block.
HealthAug. 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.
Aug. 1, North Shore- Long Island Jewish Health System, lecture, "Orthopaedic Problems of the Older Adult"; Forest Hills Hospital, 102-01 66th Rd; 516.465.2500.
Aug. 2, Life Line Screening Radiology, LLC, mobile screenings for four cardiovascular disease ultrasound tests, $139; Church of Hope in New York, Fresh Meadows; 800.640.6490. Aug. 2, 7, 16, 20, 23, New York Hospital Queens, blood mobile; Aug. 4, 7, health fair; Aug. 5, 12. 22. 29 blood drive; Mondays/Wednesdays 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.
Aug. 19, Queens Historical Society, CityParks Kids 2007, "The Princess, The Emperor and The Duck", free; Weeping Beech Park, Bowne Street and 37th Avenue, Flushing; 718.939.0648, ext. 17.
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
Aug. 13, Federation of Italian-American Organizations of Queens 2007 5K Run/Walk, FIAO Soccer Field, 20th Avenue and 33rd Street; 718.204.2444, firstname.lastname@example.org. Aug. 13, Speed Dating for Single Professionals ages 25-54; Bourbon Street, 40-12 Bell Blvd., Bayside; Aug. 14, ages 30-59; PapaRazzi Trattoria, 1500 Jericho Tpke., Westbury, $35 advance registration at 8minuteDating.com required; 516.466.0212; Aug. 21-25, Forest Hills Sony Ericsson WTA Tour Classic, West Side Tennis Club: 1 Tennis Place, Forest Hills.
To Nov. 18, Sunnyside Greenmarket, Lou Lodati Playground, Skillman Avenue, 42nd/43rd Streets; 718.533.8773. •Mon./Wed./Thur./Fri., Queens Community House, call for information on summer activities, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202; 718.268.5960. •1st, 3rd, 5th Saturday, Queens Best Toastmasters club, public speaking/ communication, free; Elmhurst Hospital Center, Conference RoomA- 1-15, 79-01 Broadway; 718.457.8390.
Parks & Recreation
Alley Pond Environmental Center APEC has many fun and interesting programs for tots to pre-teens to adults: Aug. 2, 9, 16,Watercolor Workshops, $100 p.p.; Aug. 4, Margaret Wise Brown's The Runaway Bunny, $16 n.m.; Aug. 11, 18, Sand Animals & Art, $15 n.m.; Aug. 12, Penny Social Fund Raiser, $10 p.p.; Aug. 18, An Evening With The Stars, $12 n.m.; 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 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 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. Queens Botanical Garden Aug. 7, Green Drinks, $10; Aug. 15, Composting in the City & Indoor Worm Composting; Aug. 18, Compost for Families & Friends!; Aug. 19, Queens Festival Band, Natural Lawn Care; Sep. 5, Composting in the City & Indoor Worm Composting; Sep. 8-29, Children's Garden, $200 n.m.; Sep. 14, Project Diversity Queens exhibit; Sep. 26, NYC Teacher "Wormshop", $10; Oct. 6, 7, Visitor & Administration Center open hours & tour; Oct. 17, Composting in the City & Indoor Worm Composting; Oct. 28, Pumpkin Patch; to Nov. 9, Farmers' Market, 43-50 Main St., Flushing; 718.886.3800.