Calendar of Events
Sep. 8, 1 p.m. Annual 9/11 Memorial Service and dedication of permanent monument; St. Michael's Cemetery, 72- 02 Astoria Blvd., East Elmhurst; 718-278-3240.
Sep. 9, 1 p.m., American Day Parade dedication and unveiling of 9/11 Monument and Memorial Garden; Dry Harbor Playground, Myrtle Avenue/80th Street, Glendale; 718.381.2343.
Sep. 11, 7:30 p.m. 9/11 Memorial Service, Church of the Resurrection, 85-09 118th St., Kew Gardens; 718.847.2649.
Sep. 11, 7:30 p.m. 9/11 Commemoration, St. Matthias Church, Faure's "Requiem", free, Catalpa Avenue between Onderdonk & Forest Avenue, Ridgewood; 718.802.5078.
Sep. 12, 7:30 p.m. Annual 9/11 Memorial Candlelight Ceremony; McManus Memorial Park, 81st Street & Grand Central Parkway service road, Astoria Heights; 718.932.5415.
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, Oct. 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.
Sep. 19, Oct. 17, Nov. 14, Dec. 19, 7:30 p.m., Board 8; Hillcrest Jewish Center, 183-02 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows; 718.264.7895. Clubs
Sep. 10, 7:30 p.m., Corona Republican, Lefrak City, Rome Building, Basement, 96-10 57th Ave.
Sep. 20, 8 p.m., JFK Regular Democratic Club of Queens, Margaret Tietz Rehab Center, 164th St.; 718.591.8446. Community Councils Sep. 25, Oct. 23, Nov. 27; Jan. 22, 2008, Feb. 26, Mar. 25, Apr. 22, May 27, Jun. 24, all 7:30 p.m., 114th Precinct, Riccardo's, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria.
Sep. 18, 8 p.m., 115th Precinct, 92-15 Northern Blvd., Jackson Heights. Community Education Councils Aug. 30, 7 p.m., District 26, date, time subject to change, 61-15 Oceania St., Room 128, Bayside; 718.631.6927.
Sep. 18, 8 p.m., District 30; P.S. 69, 77-02 37th Ave., Jackson Heights; 718.391.8380. Others Sep. 5, noon, AARP Chapter 2889; Presbyterian Church of Newtown, 54-05 Seabury St., Elmhurst; 718.639.8497.
Sep. 10, 6:30 p.m., PACE Foreclosure Prevention Program, Homeowner's Empowerment Meeting; Langston Hughes Library, 100-01 Northern Blvd., East Elmhurst; 718.651.1100 or reserve at 212-863-8680.
Sep. 11, noon, North Flushing Chapter AARP 4158; Church-On-The-Hill, 167-07 35th Ave., Flushing.
Sep. 17, Oct. 15, 5:30 p.m., Borough Board, Borough President's Conference Room, Queens Borough Hall, 2nd Floor, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens; 718.286.3000.
Sep. 18, Oct. 16, 9:30 a.m., Borough Cabinet, Borough President's Conference Room, Queens Borough Hall, 2nd Floor, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens; 718.286.3000.
Arts & EntertainmentBarnes & Noble Aug. 29, Journal Craft; Aug. 30, Back To School Storytime; Aug. 31, American Girl Party; Tues./Thurs., Weekly Storytimes, 176-60 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows. Museum of the Moving Image Sep. 1, Klute, Hickey and Boggs; Sep. 2, Ulzana's Raid, The Last Movie; Sep. 8-30, Fritz Lang: King of Noir; Sep. 24, Moving Image at the Times Center (Manhattan); Oct. 6-14, Cashier Selects: Arnaud Desplechin; Oct, 20-Nov. 11, Warhol's World; Nov. 17-Dec. 2, Glorious Technicolor!; Dec. 8 -9, The Invention of Hugo Cabret; Dec. 15-Jan. 1 2008, Silly Symphonies; $10/$7.50/$5; 718.784.4520. P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center To Sep. 16, Jim Shaw: The Donner Party; to Sep. 24, "Tunga" Brazilian art, Peter Young: 1962-1977, Linder- solo art exhibit, Organizing Chaos, Jurczak & Auer: The Slimy Trail of Slug and Snail, Jack Whitten American painter, $5 donation 22-25 Jackson Ave., LIC; www.ps1.org. Queens College Sep. 15, An Evening with Michael Amante and Orchestra, Colden Auditorium, Kissena Boulevard & LIE; 718.793.8080. Queens Museum of Art To Sep. 9, Free admission to museum during US Open, closed Monday/Tuesday; Sep. 19, Generation 1.5 exhibition; to Sep. 30, Il Lee: Ballpoint Drawings; Flushing Meadows- Corona Park, New York City Building; 718.592.9700. Socrates Sculpture Park 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 Sep. 1, Greek Cultural Center, "Medea" with English supertitles, free, 27-18 Hoyt Ave., South Astoria; 718.726.7329.
To Sep. 2, Long Island Children's Museum, Exhibit: AirPlay, 11 Davis Ave., Garden City; 516.224.5800. Sep. 3, 7, Italian Charities of America, Dance with Instruction, $10; Sep. 8, 22, Saturday Dance; Sep. 11, adult beginners; Sep. 13, adult intermediate I; Sep. 13, adult intermediate II; Sep. 29, children 3 to 13 years, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718.478.3100.
Sep. 5-11, Queens Conservatory of Music, week-long open house, 42-76 Main St., Flushing, 819.461.8910 or www.bqcm.org. Sep. 8, 9, 15, 16, Jackson Heights Art Club, Fall Outdoor Art Show "On the Fence", P.S. 69, 37th Avenue, Sep. 23, oil painting demonstration, Club Gallery; adult and children's art classes, Jackson Heights Art Club, 33-50 82nd St., Jackson Heights; 718.899.0065.
Sep. 5-9, 12-15, The Queens Players/The Secret Theatre "Atonement", 44-02 23rd St., LIC; reservations 718.581.6089.
Sep. 7, Mabou Mines, Song For New York: What Women Do While Men Sit Knitting, seating limited; Gantry State park, 4- 74 48th Ave., LIC: 212.473.1991.
Sep. 9, Sunnyside Shorts Film Festival, Sunnyside Gardens Park, 49th Street at 39th Avenue, Sunnyside; 718.507.0317. Sep. 9, Noguchi Museum's Second Sundays For September" Poetry In The Presence Of Sculpture"; Sep. 19-Mar. 16, 2008, Noguchi Museum, Design: Isamu Kenmochi/Isamu Noguchi, free with admission, 9-01 33rd Rd., LIC; 718.204.7088.
Sep. 10, Oratorio Society of Queens, first rehearsal of new season; North Presbyterian Church, 26th Avenue/154th Street, Flushing; 718.460.0726.
Sep. 15,York College YorkFest: Ray Vega Latin Sextet, Eddie Gate Quintet, Thr3e Vocal Group, Blue Notes Big Band, allday long, free, Amphitheater, 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd., Jamaica, www.york.cuny.edu .
Breakfasts, Luncheons, Dances, Dinners, Fleas, Fairs, Fundraisers
Sep. 3, 30th Avenue Business Association, 30th Avenue between 29th and 42nd Streets, 13 blocks, one day.
Sep. 7, Ronald McDonald House of Long Island, 5th Annual Legislative Reception, 267-07 76th Ave., New Hyde Park; 718.343.5683.
Sep. 8, Block Association of Ericsson Street 20th block party, food, vendors, prizes, fashion show, children's activities, music, 27/29th Avenues; 718.507.6427. Sep. 8, Dutch Kills Civic Association, 36th Avenue between 29th and 35th Streets, six blocks, one day.
Sep. 9, Selfhelp Northridge/Brulene/Southridge I & II NORC Program flea market, 91st Street between Northern Boulevard and 32nd Avenue; 718.396.5425.
Sep. 9, New York Metropolitan Country Music Assn., Nashville Attitude, 72-02 Myrtle Ave., Glendale; 718.763- 4328, www.NYMCMA.org,
Sep. 15, Italian Charities of America, flea market, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718.478.3100.
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.
Oct. 14, Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation 27th Annual Wonderful Woodhaven Street Festival, Jamaica Avenue from 80th Street to Woodhaven Boulevard; 718.805.0202.
HealthAug. 29, New York Hospital Queens, blood drive; Sep. 5, 6, 10, 12, 13, 19, 21. 23, 27, Blood Mobile no appointment required, for venue locations and more information, or to pledge to donate blood or organize a blood drive, call Barbara Foote at 718.670.7987, Tai Chi class, every Monday and Wednesday, call 718.670.1695; Yoga class, $5 per class, every Wednesday, $90 for 10 classes, call the Cardiac Health Center at 718.670.1695; Prostate Cancer Support Group, second Wednesday of every Month, call the American Cancer Society at 1-800-ACS-2345; Female Cancer Support Group, second Monday of every Month, call the American Cancer Society at 1-800-ACS-2345. Sep. 5, Forest Hills S.C., Lecture: Medical ID Program; Sep. 7, Lecture: Heart Part 2; Sep. 13, Lecture: Everyday Food Safety; Sep. 20, Lecture: Senior Safety; Sep. 21, Lecture: Pedestrian Safety, 108-25 62nd Dr.; 718.699.1010.
Sep. 16, Variety Boys & Girls Club of Queens, Inc/Con Edison 3K Run/Fun/Walk; Astoria Park Track; 718.718.0946.
Sep. 8, Bayside Historical Society Jazz Dance for Children age 4 to 10, fee $110, six-weeks concluding with performance at Fort Totten's annual Halloween festival; 718.352.1548.
Sep. 16, Queens Historical Society, Riker-Lent Homestead tour, Riker Lent Homestead, 78-03 19th Rd. at 78th Street, Jackson Heights, $15 advance, $20 at door; 718.939.0647 ext. 17.
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. 29, New York Foundation For The Arts Artists' Fellowship Application Seminar, Women's Studio Center Inc., 21-25 44th Ave., Long Island City; 212.366. 6900, www.nyfa.org.
Sep. 17-20, Sep. 24-27, Queens Economic Development Corporation "Discover Queens Restaurant Week", prix fixe $20.07 p.p.; 718.263.0546 or the Flushing BID at 718.888.1805.
Sep. 22, Knights of Columbus Council 11449/HHS Foundation, trip to World War II Memorial, Washington, D.C. for WWII veterans; 917.673.2805 or 347.539.0231.
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 Room A-1-15, 79-01 Broadway; 718.457.8390.
Library HighlightsThere are many 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; Aug. 26, Surf Rock by Venice Beach Muscle Club, Central Library Auditorium; 718.990.0778; Aug. 27, Reggae & Calypso: A Performance with High Tide, South Ozone Park branch; 718.529.1660; Sep. 17, Brazilian Breeze: Music & Dance of Brazil, Steinway branch; 718.728.1965; to Sep. 2, "Workspace07" ; Sep. 15-Oct. 15, Hispanic Heritage Month, food, dance, music, Central Library as well as other library branches; 718.990.0891; Sep. 18, Louis Armstrong House, exhibition and house tours, reception at Queens College, Langston Hughes branch, 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: 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.; Fall/Winter Children's Programs: Animal Care Club, Animal Care Trainee, APEC Safari Fledglings, Audrey Wood Fan Club, Autumn Still Life, Batty for Bats, Butterflies, Field Biology High School Internship, Junior Nature Kids, Let's Talk Turkey, Little Chefs, Little Chefs- Halloween Delights, Mad Scientist, Nature Club, Nature's Snoozers, Pumpkin Patch Match, Snowy Evergreen Banners, Sunny Bunnies, Teeny Tiny Trick O'Treaters, Toddler Time, ToddlervTime-Weekends, Wee Sprouts, Winter Wildlife, fees vary, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston; call for information,718.229.4000. Astoria Park To Aug. 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; 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 Aug. 28, Athens Square, Inc., Astoria/Edison, New Jersey Cretans performance, Loupakis Acrobats; Sep. 4, Aurora Coman/Kostas Skrepetos performance; Sep. 11, Athenians Society/Bryant H.S. and J.H.S. 141 Band/Chorus perform, call 718.267.0935 for information, park location 30th Street and 30th Avenue, Astoria. Forest Park Aug. 26, NYPD Auxiliary Band, Union Turnpike and Park Lane, Forest Park Is Tree-Mendous!, Visitor Center;
Sep. 8, "Wildman" Steve Bill Wild Food and Ecology 4- Hour Walking Tour of Forest Park: Hunt for Butternuts, Overlook Building, $12 adults/$6 children- exact change please, reserve 914-835-2153; Sep. 29, Movies Under The Stars: "Happy Feet", free; Seufert Bandshell, call for venue information, 311. Queens Botanical Garden Sep. 5, Composting in the City & Indoor Worm Composting; Sep. 8-29, Children's Garden; 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, fees vary, 43-50 Main St., Flushing; 718.886.3800. Queens County Farm Museum Sep. 9, 26th Annual Antique Motorcycle Show, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park; 718.347.3276. Queens Zoo Ongoing, Interactive Discovery Center, 53-51 111th St., Flushing Meadows- Corona Park; 718-271-1500 or go to www.queenszoo.com. Miscellaneous Parks To Aug. 26, Federation of Italian American Organizations of Queens, Italian Nights 2007, call 718.204.2444 for information.
Sep. 9, Cunningham Park, Take A Hike In Cunningham Park, Union Turnpike @ 196th Street, Fresh Meadows.
Sep. 23, Rainey Park Kidz Day, 34th Avenue, Astoria. •Wednesdays, Senior Garden at the Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St., Flushing; 718.366.0021.
Sep. 15-17, Queens College Alumni Homecoming Weekend Celebrating 70 Years of Excellence (1937-2007), to register or purchase special weekend packages, visit www.qc.cuny.edu/alumniaffairs.
Oct. 6, Martin Van Buren H.S. Class of 1970, 37th Anniversary, Teachers and Friends Reunion, for details, go to www.mvb1970.com.
Oct. 6, Mater Christi Alumni Association, Classes of '67, '72, '77, call 718.721.7200, ext. 686.
School News & Events
Sep. 3, Goodwill Beacon 141, The Steinway School, 37-11 21st Ave., Astoria, free afterschool and Saturday recreational sports, performing arts; 718.777.9200.