2007-10-03 / Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Calendar Compiled By Susan Cleary

Times and dates are subject to change. Please call event sponsors to confirm.


Oct. 27, 28, 31, 4-7 p.m., Queens County Farm Museum Halloween Haunted House, $4 p.p., hayride $2 p.p., Amazing Maize Maze $7/$4, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park; 718.347- FARM.

Oct. 28, noon-4 p.m., 107th Precinct Community Council children's Halloween party, kids must be accompanied by an adult, 71- 01 Parsons Blvd., Flushing

Community Meetings


Oct. 8, Nov. 12, Dec. 10, 7:30 p.m., Middle Village Property Owners/Residents; St. Margaret's Parish Hall, 66-05 79th Pl.; 718.894.4114.

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. 17, 8 p.m., Woodhaven Residents Block; Volunteer Ambulance Corp, 78-15 Jamaica Ave.; 718.296.3735.


Oct. 4, 7 p.m., Board 2, Sunnyside Community Center, 43-31 39th St., 2nd Floor; 718.533.8773.

Oct. 16, Board 1, Astoria World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd.; 718.786.3335.

Oct. 17, Nov. 14, Dec. 19, 7:30 p.m., Board 8; Hillcrest Jewish Center, 183-02 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows; 718.264.7895.

Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m., Board 4; Flanders Field VFW Post 150, 51-11 108th St., Corona; 718.760.3141.

Community Councils

Oct. 16, 8 p.m., 115th Precinct, 92-15 Northern Blvd., Jackson Heights. 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.


Oct. 3, 12:30 p.m.,AARP Chapter 2889; First Presbyterian Church of Newtown, 54-05 Seabury St., Elmhurst; 718.639.8497.

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.

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.

Oct. 29, Nov. 26, 6 p.m., Lexington Hearing & Speech Center, 30th Avenue, Jackson Heights.

Arts & Entertainment

Barnes & Noble

Tues./Thurs., weekly storytimes, poetry writing essentials; Wed., women's studies discussion, 176-60 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows.

Museum of the Moving Image

Oct. 3, Sleuth; Oct. 5, The Orchestra of the Piazza Vittorio live concert; 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.

Queensborough Performing Arts Center

New dance and music season: Oct. 7,Tango Buenos Aires; Oct. 13, Ricci Martin; Oct. 19, Tribute to the Rolling Stones; Oct. 21, Chubby Checker; Nov. 11, Georgian State Dance Company; Nov. 17, From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler; Nov. 19, Martin Preston; Nov. 30, A Christmas Carol; Dec. 2, A Shirlala Chanukah; Dec. 11, The Rainbow Fish; Dec. 12, Salem Justice, 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside; 718.631.6311.

Socrates Sculpture Park

To Mar. 16, '08, Design: Isamu Noguchi & Isamu Kenmochi, EAF07: 2007 Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition; 32-01 Vernon Blvd; 718.956.1819, ext. 12.


Oct. 5-Nov. 11, Thalia Spanish Theatre, celebrating its 30th anniversary, presents the bilingual American premier of The "Ladies" Of Avignon, (Picasso's nude ladies come to life), 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside; 718.729.3880.

To Oct. 5, St. John's University Department of Fine Arts: printmaker Ruth Lingen artist exhibit, Sun Yat Sen Hall, 8000 Utopia Pkwy; 718.990.7476.

Oct. 6, Queens Theatre in the Park, An Evening of Classic Soul, The Persuaders and Friends A Tribute to Alex Brown, $20/$25/$30, Flushing Meadows- Corona Park; 718.760.0064. Oct. 6, LaGuardia Performing Arts Center, Albita Rodriguez Queens debut; Oct. 9, Wellspring libretto workshop, Performing Arts Center; Oct. 12, Amy Marshall Dance Company, a Queensbased troupe, $15, Mainstage Theatre, 47th Avenue and Van Dam Street LIC; 718.482.5151 or www.lagcc.cuny.edu/lpac. Oct. 6, Queens Museum of Art, Panorama Challenge & Fundraiser $20; Oct. 7, Re-Drawing Resistance: South Asian Women's Stories of Survival and Resistance, Flushing Meadows- Corona Park, www.redrawingresistance.com, or contact Serena Chaudhry at 917.969.3418.

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

Oct. 5, York College Executive Leadership Breakfast, Academic Core Building, Faculty Dining Room, 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd., Jamaica.

Oct. 6, Knights of Columbus St. Clare Council 12056 10th Anniversary Dinner Dance Extravaganza, $50 p.p., St. Clare's "Ballroom", 137-36 241st St., Rosedale; 718.949.6928 or 718.723.7351.

Oct. 6, Ridgewood Older Adult Center, flea market, free admission, new and gently used items, refreshments, rain or shine, tables $25, 59-14 70th Ave.; 718.456.2000.

Oct. 6, Queens Museum of Art/The City Reliquary "Panorama Challenge" fundraiser, $20 p.p., 718.592.9700.

Oct. 11, Alley Pond Environmental Center 2007 Green Gala, $150 p.p., dress accordingly; Douglaston Manor, Commonwealth Boulevard; 718.229.4000.

Oct. 13, VFW Flanders Field Post 150, fall festival, market, craft fair, free, 51-11 108th St., Corona.

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.

Oct. 18, Sunnyside Community Services 4th Annual Benefit Art Auction, 43-31 39th St.; 718.784.6173, ext. 447.


Oct. 11, Queens Community House/Forest Hills S.C., Lecture: The Vitamin & Minerals We Need; Oct. 19, flu shot; Oct. 25, Lecture: Medications; , 108-25 62nd Dr.; 718.592.5757.

Oct. 13, Forest Park, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society annual Light The Night Walk, Queens, to register call 212.532.5054 or go to www.lightthenight.org/nyc.

Oct. 18, 7 p.m., United Community Civic Association & Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens "Health & Hospital Concerns"; Museum of the Moving Image, 35th Aveue at 36th Street, Astoria; 718.932.5415.


Oct. 6, Greater Astoria Historical Society, Queens East River Greenway Waterfront Bike Tour; Gantry Plaza State Park, 48th Avenue and East River, if inclement weather call 917.902.9165; registration, 718.278.0700.

Oct. 28, Bayside Historical Society, 6th annual "Totten Trot" 5K footrace, $20 before Oct. 25; 718.352.1548.

Items of Community Interest

Oct. 6, "Discover Queens" walking tours, $20 p.p.; 718.482.6030, LIC.

Oct. 6, Northeast Sustainable Energy Association, New York Green Buildings Open House, 413.774.6051, ext. 30 or www.nesea.org/buildings/openhouse.

Oct. 6, 112th Precinct seeks volunteers to clean up graffiti in Forest Hills and Rego Park, 68-40 Austin St., refreshments will be served.

Oct. 6, LaGuardia Community College Teen Academy Family Day, E-building Atrium, 31-10 Thomson Ave., LIC; 718.482.5334.

Oct. 16, Central Queens YM & YWHA, author Primo Levi to be remembered on 20th anniversary of his death, 67-09 108th St., Forest Hills; 718.268.5011.

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

  • 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.
  • Kew Gardens/Forest Hills Community Center Care Giver Support Services; Spanish, French, Italian classes; "Over 60 and Fabulous", call 718.268.5960.

    Library Highlights

    There 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; Oct. 4, Queens Library, Author Joseph Grenny, How to Change What Stresses You, Not Cope With It, 718.990.0700; Oct. 13, college fair and workshops; to Oct. 15, Hispanic Heritage Month, food, dance, music, Central Library as well as other library branches; 718.990.0891; call 718.990.0871, for other events time and place, call 718.790.0778.

    Parks & Recreation

    Alley Pond Environmental Center APEC has many fun and interesting programs for tots to pre-teens to adults: Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25, Nov. 1, 8, Watercolor Workshops, $100 p.p.; Oct. 11, APEC 2007 Green Gala, $150 sponsor ticket; Oct. 20, 27, Nov. 3, 10, 17, Dec. 1, 9, Field Biology High School Internship; 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, Toddler Time-Weekends, Wee Sprouts, Winter Wildlife, fees vary, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston; call for information,718.229.4000. Forest Park Oct. 14, Warbler Watch, meet at Visitor Center, Woodhaven Boulevard, free, 311. Queens Botanical Garden Oct. 6, 7, Visitor & Administration Center tours; Oct. 17, Composting in the City & Indoor Worm Composting; Oct. 28, Pumpkin Patch; to Nov. 9, Farmers' Market, fees vary; Wednesdays, Senior Garden, 43-50 Main St., Flushing; 718.366.0021.43-50 Main St., Flushing; 718.886.3800. Queens County Farm Museum Oct. 7, Annual Apple Festival; Oct. 28, Children's Fall Festival, $4, to Oct. 28, The Amazing Maize MazeĀ® Interactive Cornfield, $7/$4, 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 Oct. 6-7, Fort Totten, Discover Fort Totten History, meet at Ranger Station at fort entrance; Oct. 14, Warbler Watch, meet at Visitor Center; 311.

    Oct. 6-7, Astoria Park, Learn The History Of Astoria Pool, 19th Street and 24th Avenue, Astoria, 311.

    To Jan. 21 '08, New York Hall of Science @ Flushing Meadows- Corona Park, The Chase Is On!, Cyberchase Math Mystery, $11/$8, for information or directions, www.nyscience.org or 718.699.0005


    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

    Oct. 3, Renaissance Charter School open house, grades 9-12 for September 2008, 35-59 81st St., Jackson Heights; 718.803.0060, ext. 106.

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