2007-09-12 / Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Calendar Compiled By Susan Cleary

718.366.1834. Ben Vereen will be performing at Queensborough Performing Arts Center on Sept. 30., $45 all seats, 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside; 718.631.6311. 718.366.1834. Ben Vereen will be performing at Queensborough Performing Arts Center on Sept. 30., $45 all seats, 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside; 718.631.6311. Times and dates are subject to change. Please call event sponsors to confirm.

Remember 9/11

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 Meetings

Associations Sep. 13, Oct. 11, Nov. 8, Dec. 13, 7:30 p.m., Dutch Kills Civic, St. Patrick's School Hall, 39-28 28th St., LIC; 718.786.2049.

Oct. 8, Nov. 12, Dec. 10, Middle Village Property Owners/Residents; St. Margaret's Parish Hall, 66-05 79th Pl.; 718.894.4114.

Boards

Sep. 12, 7:30 p.m., Board 5; Christ the King H.S. Cafeteria, 68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village;

Sep. 18, Oct. 16, 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. 20, 8 p.m., JFK Regular Democratic Club of Queens, Margaret Tietz Rehab Center, 164th St., Fresh Meadows; 718.591.8446.

Sep. 20, 8 p.m., FDR Democratic Association; Chabad of NE Queens, 212-12 26th Ave., Bayside; 718.460-8285.

Community Councils

Sep. 18, 8 p.m., 115th Precinct, 92-15 Northern Blvd., Jackson Heights; 718.760.0447.

Sep. 25, Oct. 23, Nov. 27; Jan. 22, 2008, Feb. 26, Mar. 25, Apr. 22, May 27, Jun. 24, all 7 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

Sep. 18, 8 p.m., District 30; P.S. 69, 77-02 37th Ave., Jackson Heights; 718.391.8380.

Others

Sep. 16, 2 p.m., P-FLAG Queens Chapter; Reform Temple of Forest Hills, 71-11 112th St., Forest Hills; 718.271.6663.

Sep. 16, 9:30 a.m., Jewish War Veterans, Kew Forest Post 250, "The Jewish People of Ireland", 97- 30 Queens Blvd., Rego Park; 718.275.3690.

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.

Sep. 19, 7:30 p.m., NAMI Queens/Nassau; Zucker Hillside Hospital, Sloman Auditorium, 266th Street, Glen Oaks; 516.326.0797

Sep. 26, 1 p.m., Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society; Emanuel United Church of Christ, 91st Avenue, Woodhaven; 718.845.3385.

Arts & Entertainment

Barnes & Noble

Sep. 15, reading/signing: Jon Scieszka; Sep. 26, booksigning/discussion: Daniel Hendrick; Tues./Thurs., weekly storytimes, poetry writing essentials; Wed., women's studies discussion, 176-60 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows.

Museum of the Moving Image

Sep. 13, Eastern Promises (Directors Guild Theater, Manhattan); Sep. 19, Feast of Love (AMC Lincoln Square,, Manhattan); Sep. 24, Moving Image at the Times Center (Manhattan); to Sep. 30, Fritz Lang: King of Noir; 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

Sep. 15, Heart of Corona Initiative, Corona Cares Day, Corona Plaza; to Sep. 30, Il Lee: Ballpoint Drawings; Flushing Meadows- Corona Park, NYC Building; 718.592.9700.

Socrates Sculpture Park

Sep. 15, Confluence Theatre Company Goes Green: THE (re)CYCLE Plays: The Fall, The Flud, The Last Judgment, The Burial, The Sacrifice, The Expulsion from the Garden, The Last Supper, The Agony in the Garden, Sep. 18, 20th Anniversary: First Annual Benefit; Mark Di Suvero's Studio (call for venue location); Sep. 19-Mar. 16, '08, Design: Isamu Noguchi & Isamu Kenmochi; to March '08, EAF07: 2007 Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition; 32-01 Vernon Blvd; 718.956.1819, ext. 12.

Others

Sep. 12-15, The Queens Players/The Secret Theatre "Atonement", 44-02 23rd St., LIC; reservations 718.581.6089. Sep. 13, Adult intermediate I and II, Italian Charities of America Sep. 22, Saturday Dance; Sep. 29, children 3 to 13 years, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718.478.3100.

Sep. 15, York College YorkFest: Ray Vega Latin Sextet, Eddie Gate Quintet, Thr3e Vocal Group, Blue Notes Big Band, all-day long, free, Amphitheater, 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd., Jamaica, www.york.cuny.edu. Sep. 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. 16, Con Brio Ensemble piano trios, free; Flushing Library, 41-17 Main St; Sep. 23, Donnell Library Center, 20 W. 53rd St; Sep. 30, Lehman College Recital Hall, 250 Bedford Park Blvd. West, The Bronx; 718.459.1277.

Sep. 17, 8minuteDating in Bayside, ages 25-54, $35 advance registration; Bourbon Street, 40-12 Bell Blvd; 516.466.0212.

Sep. 18, Central Queens YM & YWHA, Meet the Author Series "51 Birch Street, 67-09 108th St., Forest Hills; 718.268.5011. Sep. 19-Mar. 16, 2008, Noguchi Museum, Design: Isamu Noguchi/Isamu Kenmochi, ongoing, Noguchi Museum's Second Sundays For September" Poetry In The Presence Of Sculpture"; free with admission, 9-01 33rd Rd., LIC; 718.204.7088. Sep. 21, Terence Purtell: Voices That Blend Ensemble, concert, free; St. Gregory the Great Church, Bellerose; Sep. 23, St. Kevin's Church, Flushing; 631.487.3632.

Sep. 29, LaGuardia Performing Arts Center, Pasha Dance Company debut, $20/$10, Mainstage Theatre, 47th Avenue, LIC; 718.482.5151.

Sep. 30, Queensborough Performing Arts Center, Ben Vereen One-Man Show, $45 all seats, 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside; 718.631.6311.

To Oct. 5, St. John's University Department of Fine Arts: Artist collaborations with Printmaker Ruth Lingen, Sun Yat Sen Hall, 8000 Utopia Pkwy; 718.990.7476.

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

Sep. 15, Italian Charities of America, flea market, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718.478.3100.

Sep. 18, Socrates Sculpture Park 20th Anniversary & Mark DiSuvero, founder, honorarium, sunset cocktail buffet at DiSuvero's studio, festive attire, East River, LIC; 718.956.1819.

Sep. 19, Gus Prentzas & George Delis fundraiser to support Peter Vallone Jr; Zodiac Restaurant, 30-15 Newtown Ave., Astoria.

Sep. 22, Friends of the Queens Library, "Funday II" flea market to raise funds for children's books for Ridgewood branch, reasonable table rates, 20-12 Madison St.; 917.597.2903.

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.

Health

Sep. 12, 13, 19, 21. 23, 27, New York Hospital Queens,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. 13, Queens Community House/Forest Hills S.C., Lectures: Water the Overooked Nutrient, Everyday Food Safety; Sep. 14, Heart Part 2; Sep. 20, Senior Safety; Sep. 21, Pedestrian Safety; Sep. 29, Nerves & Posture, call for information on other activities, 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. 20, HANAC Community Leader Development Day, topics: pest control, environmental health, asthma and allergy; Bulova Corporate Center, 75-20 Astoria Blvd., Jackson Heights; 718.267.9876.

Sep. 30, ANIBIC building dedication, refreshments, 61-07 230th St., Oakland Gardens, RSVP by Sep. 20, 718.423.9550, ext. 2160.

Historical

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.

Sep. 29, Bayside Historical Society, drama program, ages 10+, $400, 10, two-hour classes concluding with performance; 718.352.1548.

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