2007-10-31 / Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Calendar Compiled By Susan Cleary

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

Special November Events: November 6 Election Day, November 9 Diwali/Deepavali, November 11 Veterans' Day and November 22 Thanksgiving & Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade The Holidays

Nov. 12-Jan. 4, '08, daily, 5 p.m., Time Warner Center "Under the Stars" multimedia extravaganza, Columbus Circle, Manhattan; 212.823.6300. Community Meetings Associations Nov. 1, 7:30 p.m., United Community Civic; Augustana Lutheran Church, 69-05 Ditmars Blvd., Astoria Heights; 718.932.5415.

Nov. 6, 8 p.m., sharp, Astoria Civic; Riccardo's, 21-01 24th Ave; 718.545.5353.

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

Nov. 8, Dec. 13, Jan. 10, 2008, Feb. 14, Mar. 13, Apr. 10, May 8, Jun. 12, United Forties Civic; St. Theresa's Parish Center, 50-20 44th St., Woodside.

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. Boards Nov. 1, 7, 7 p.m., Board 2; Sunnyside Community Center, 43-31 39th St., 2nd Floor; 718.533.8773.

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

Nov. 14, Dec. 19, 7:30 p.m., Board 8; Hillcrest Jewish Center, 183-02 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows; 718.264.7895. Community Councils 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. Others Nov. 1, 5:30 p.m., Queens Library Administrative Committee, Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica; 718.990.0700.

Nov. 4, 9 a.m., LIC Post 110/Jewish War Veterans; Queensview Co-op, Bldg. 7 Meeting Room, 21-50 33rd Rd.; 718.721.6077 or 646.709.4489.

Nov. 4, 9:30 a.m., Kew Forest Post 250; Rego Park Jewish Center, 97-30 Queens Blvd.; 718.297.7711.

Nov. 7, AARP Chapter 2889; First Presbyterian Church of Newtown, 54- 05 Seabury St., Elmhurst.

Nov. 15, 5:45 p.m., Queens Library Board of Trustees, Formal Conference Room, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica; 718.990.0705. Arts & Entertainment Barnes & Noble Nov. 8, Open Mic Poetry; Nov. 10, My Gym Performance; Nov. 15, Poetry Writing Essentials; Nov. 17, Thanksgiving Craft; Nov. 19, Booksigning/Discussion: John Hulme/Michael Wexler; Nov. 20, Thanksgiving Storytime; Nov. 27, Women's Studies Discussion; Nov. 28, Booksigning/Discussion: Marshall Berman/Brian Berger; Nov. 30, Booksigning/Discussion: Ernie Anastos; Dec. 1. Special Holiday Shopping Morning Event: Just For Educators!; Tues./Thurs., weekly storytimes, poetry writing essentials; Wed.,women's studies discussion, 176-60 Union

Tpke., Fresh Meadows; 718.380.7077. Museum of the Moving Image

Nov. 9, An Evening with Ang lee and James Schamus, Times center; to 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 QCC Art Gallery (to Feb. 28, 2008); Nov. 11, Georgian State Dance Company; Nov. 18-19, Liberace: A Performance Spectacular Starring 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. Queens College Nov. 4, "The Scholarly Temperament" Musical, free, Colden Auditorium; Nov. 5-Dec. 21, Brush With Nature: Installation Art; Nov. 11, Percussionist Evelyn Glennie, LeFrak Concert Hall; Dec. 13, Cinema on Sundays: Oliver Sacks, $15 p.p., Music Building, for information 718.997.4646, tickets 718.793.8080. Queens Theatre in the Park Nov. 2-4, 7-8, 10-11, Arsenic and Old Lace, $20-$35 p.p.; Nov. 17, Legislative Revue 2007!; Nov. 24, Circo Comedia, Alma Moyo; Nov. 25, Mooseltoe; Nov. 30, Dec. 1-2, 5-6, 8, Girl's Room, Flushing Meadows- Corona Park; 718.760.0064. 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. Others Nov. 1, P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, The Editions/Artists'Book Fair, opening night gala, $30 p.p., $50; The Tunnel 261 11th Ave; to Jan. 7, '08, Senso Unico exhibition of eight contemporary Italian artists, first solo exhibition by Belgian artist Kris Martin, Adel Abdessemed: Dead or Alive, 22- 25 Jackson Ave., LIC; 718.786.3139. Nov 2, LaGuardia C.C., "Break of Reality" theater performance; Nov. 8-9, "Diary of Anne Frank" theater performance; Nov. 13, "Crack Mud's Pinching Me" theater performance; Nov. 16, Jazz Jam, Carol Sudhalter's Astoria Jazz Band; Nov. 29, Open Mic Night, Little Theatre, 47th & Van Dam Avenue, LIC; 718.482.5151.

Nov. 2-4, 9-10, Theatre A La Carte, Agatha Christie's Spider's Web, $14/$12; Community Church of Douglaston, 39-50 Douglaston Pkwy.; 718.631.4092.

Nov. 2-4, 9-11, 16-18, APAC presents "Proof", $15/$12/$5; Broccoli Theater at Variety Boys & Girls Club of Queens, 21-12 30th Rd., Astoria; 212.352.3101. Nov. 3, St. John's University, author Elizabeth Gilbert lecture, reception and book signing, $20 p.p.; Counsel Hall; to Jan. 15, '08, Vietnamese Modernism, Sun Yat Sen Hall, 8000 Utopia Pkwy., Fresh Meadows; 718.990.7476.

Nov. 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, FSF Community Theatre Group, "Oliver! ", $15/$13, on-site parking available, 41-40 Kissena Blvd., Flushing; 800.260.6789. Nov. 6, Central Queens YM/YWHA, Haim Watzman speaks about "settlements"; Nov. 13, Author Jared Cohen speaks about Children of Jihad; Nov. 27, author to speak on Ethiopian Jews, $4 donation, 67-09 108th St., Forest Hills; 718.268-5011.

Nov. 9, Killing Kompany, Murder At The Veteran's Ball!, $45 p.p.; Riccardo's, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria;718.721.7777. Nov. 10, New York Metropolitan Country Music Association dances, Stoney Creek; Nov. 22, Thanksgiving Day ; Dec. 8, Gunsmoke; Glendale Memorial Building, 72-02 Myrtle Ave; 718.763.4328.

Nov. 11, Sterling Glen of Forest Hills,Juilliard Concert Series; Nov. 18, Riverdale Art Association art show and reception, 112-50 72nd Ave; 718.261.5300.

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

Nov. 14-18, Silver Light Productions, "Killing Time"; Producer's Club Theatre- The Crowne, 358 W. 44th St., Manhattan; 212-252-5338.

Nov. 18, Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra, concert program; Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills; 718.591.3456.

Nov. 27, Queens Symphony Orchestra, Gauchito and the Pony world premiere, interested schools can register their classes by Nov. 1 at 718.326.4455, ext. 19; 70-31 84th St., Bldg. 38; 718.326.4455. Nov. 29, Anthropology Museum of the People of New York: "El Mariachi"; Jan. 31, 2008, "Living On Tokyo Time, free, reservations required; 718.428.5650.

Dec. 9, Goliard Concerts, Holiday Concert, call for venue, fees; 718.728.8927.

To Dec. 9, Black Spectrum Theatre Co, "Five Guys Named Moe", $30/$35; 718.723.1800.

To Jan. 6, '08, Queens Museum of Art, Yue Minjun and the Symbolic Smile art project, Flushing Meadows- Corona Park, New York City Building; 718.592.9700. Breakfasts, Luncheons, Dances, Dinners, Fleas, Fairs, Fundraisers

Nov. 1, Central Queens YM/YWHA, 12th Annual Author's Luncheon, reservations required, $40+ p.p., Simon Hevesi Library, 67-09 108th St., Forest Hills; 718.268-5011.

Nov. 13, South Queens Boys & Girls Club 2007 Annual Dinner, business attire; Russo's on the Bay, 162-45 Crossbay Blvd., Howard Beach.

Nov. 14, Queens Symphony Orchestra, Meet the Maestro Reception, $75 p.p., RSVP by Nov. 7; Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel, Flushing; 718.326.4455

Nov. 14, LICBDC Annual Luncheon and Trade Show; Terrace on the Park, Flushing Meadows- Corona Park, pre-register or buy tickets, call 718.786.5300, ext. 21. Nov. 15, Richmond Hill Historical Society, 10th Anniversary Gala Masked Ball; Russo's on the Bay, 162-45 Crossbay Blvd., Howard Beach; 718.847.7878. Health Nov. 1-3, American Diabetes Asssociation, "Many Faces of Diabetes", caregivers; Nov. 4-10, employees; Nov. 11-17, Diabetes Around the World; Nov. 18-24, at-risk populations; Nov. 25-30, youth and Type 1 Diabetes.. Nov. 17, Jan. 5, '08, TAWNY/NY Restoration Project "Take A Walk, New York!", free, for information, call 12-228-3126 or go to www.walkny.org.

Ongoing, Queens Community House Stay in Shape programs Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd. Kew Gardens; 718.268.5960. Historical

Nov. 5, Greater Astoria Historical Society/The Long Island City Forum "Why So High?: The World's Tallest Buildings", $5 n.m., Quinn's Gallery, 4th Floor, 35-20 Broadway, LIC; 718.278.0700.

November, Richmond Hill Historical Society 10th anniversary month-long celebration, free, refreshments; Leonard Center, 112th Street/86th Avenue; 718.847.7878.

Ongoing, Bayside Historical Society, "Native Bayside/Native Voice", "The Castle", "If the Hat Fits", Rolf Armstrong: Artist in Residence", $3 donation; 718.352.1548. Items of Community Interest

Nov. 3, Rego-Forest Preservation Council, "Forest Hills Notables"; Forest Hills Library, 108-19 71st Ave.

Nov. 5, Queens County Bar Association CLE Seminar for volunteer attorneys for CLARO, $100 non-volunteers/non-members, 90-35 148th St., Jamaica; 718.291.4500.

Nov. 14-18, Neighborhood Preservation Center, Dutch-American Heritage: 5 Dutch Days, 5 Boroughs; www.5dutchdaysnyc.org.

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; Nov. 3, El Seis y la Plena Folklore Music of Puerto Rico; Nov. 4, New Americans Program Turns 30; music, dance, crafts; Nov. 10, Diwali/Deepavali Indian Festival of Lights Celebration, crafts, dance, music; Nov. 19, Visual Reiterations: Recent Work by Anne Polashenski and Yasuko Fujioka 718.261.6654; 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: Nov. 1, 8, Watercolor Workshops, $100 p.p.; Nov. 3, APEC Square Dance; Nov. 3, 10, 17, Dec. 1, 9, Field Biology High School Internship;$12 n.m.; Nov. 10, Little Chefs: Turkey Pancakes; Nov. 11, Animal Care Trainee; Nov. 11, 17, 18, Let's Talk Turkey; Nov. 15, 29, Dec. 6, 13, 20,Watercolor Workshops; Nov. 1 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, Mad Scientist, Nature Club, Nature's Snoozers, Pumpkin Patch Match, Snowy Evergreen Banners, Sunny Bunnies, Toddler Time, Toddler Time- Weekends, Wee Sprouts, Winter Wildlife, fees vary, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston; call for information,718.229.4000. Queens Botanical Garden Nov. 7, Leaves- The Low-Cost, Low-Maintenance Landscaping Tool for Wintertime; to Nov. 9, Farmers' Market; Nov. 17, Make Your Thanksgiving Tastefully Beautiful; Dec. 12, NYC Teacher "Wormshop"; Dec. 16, Latkes and Lights; fees vary; Wednesdays, Senior Garden, 43-50 Main St., Flushing; 718.366.0021.43-50 Main St., Flushing; 718.886.3800. 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 Nov. 2, Flushing Meadows- Corona Park Conservancy free birding tour of Willow Lake area, meet at Al Mauro Playground, Park Drive East and 73rd terrace; 718.539.8462.

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