Gazette Calendar Of Events
Times and dates are subject to change. Please call event sponsors to confirm.
Dec. 31 New Year's Eve- Have a Happy, Healthy One.
Community MeetingsAssociations Jan. 8, '08, 7:30 p.m., North Queens Homeowners Civic; Lexington School for the Deaf, 75th Street and 30th Avenue.
Jan. 10, Feb. 14, Mar. 13, Apr. 10, May 8, United Forties Civic; St. Theresa's Parish Center, 50-20 44th St., Woodside.
Feb. 14, Mar. 13, Apr. 10, May 8, Jun. 12, 7:30 p.m., Dutch Kills Civic, St. Patrick's School Hall, 39-28 29th St., LIC; 718.786.2049. Boards Jan. 9, '08, Feb. 13, Mar. 12, Apr. 9, May 14, Jun. 11, 7:30 p.m., Board 8; Hillcrest Jewish Center, 183-02 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows; 718.264.7895.
Jan. 10, 7 p.m., Board 2; Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31 39th St.; 718.533.8773.
Jan. 22, '08, Feb. 26, Mar. 25, Apr. 22, May 27, Jun. 24, all 7 p.m., 114th Precinct, Riccardo's, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria.
Jan. 29, 7 p.m., 108th Precinct; Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31 39th St., 2nd Floor, Sunnyside.
Jan. 2, '08, 12:30 p.m., AARP Chapter 2889; First Presbyterian Church of Newtown, 54-05 Seabury St., Elmhurst; 718.639.8497.
Jan. 10, 5:30 p.m., Queens Library Administrative Committee; Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica; 718.990.0704.
Jan. 22, Greater Woodhaven Development Corp.; 718.805.0202.
Arts & EntertainmentBarnes & Noble Jan. 10, '08, Open Mic Poetry; Jan. 17, Poetry Writing Essentials; Jan. 20, Snowflake Craft; Jan. 23, Educator Open House; Jan. 30, Children's Book Discussion, free, call to confirm; 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
To Dec. 28, 31, Jan. 1 '08, Ratatouille; Dec. 29, 30, Silly Symphonies: Program Three & Four; Jan. 5, A Tribute to J. Hoberman; Jan. 5, 6, There Will Be Blood, Hard Eight (aka Sydney); Jan. 6, Punch Drunk Love, Magnolia; daily in Tut's Fever Movie Palace, Dick Tracy; 718.784.4520. Queens Museum of Art To Jan. 6, '08, Yue Minjun and "The Symbolic Smile" Art Project; to Mar. 23, opening reception "New York States of Mind"; ongoing, tours, permanent collections, Scavenger Hunt for World's Fair memorabilia in/around The Panorama of the City of New York; Flushing Meadows- Corona Park, New York City Building; 718.592.9700. Queensborough Performing Arts Center Feb. 28, '08, new dance and music season, QCC Art Gallery 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. Others Dec. 29, Bella Italia Mia, "Abruzzo" and "Where the Mountains Meet the Sea", $7 n.m.; Christ the King H.S., 68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village; 718.426.1240. Jan, 4, 7, '08, Italian Charities of America, Dance with Instruction; Jan. 12, 26, Saturday dances, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst.
Jan. 5, '08, Lt. Joseph Petrosino Lodge #2741, OSIA, The Legend of La Befana, $5 admission; Most Precious Blood, Church Hall, 113 Baxter St., Manhattan; 646.261.8614.
To Jan. 5, AQA Gallery Annual Holiday Arts & Finecrafts Extravaganza, 99-10 Metropolitan Ave.; 718.520-9842.
To Jan. 6, Thalia Spanish Theatre, "The Wizard of Oz", followed by a visit by The Three Kings (Little Christmas), $12 adults, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside; 718.729.3880.
To Jan. 7, P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, 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.
Jan. 8, FSF Community Theatre Group two-part theater workshop rehearsals begin, ages 10-18, $150 plus $20 registration; Free Synagogue of Flushing, 41-60 Kissena Blvd; 516.354.5210. Jan. 12, New York Metropolitan Country Music Association dances, Neil Scott Johnson band; Feb. 8, Mary Lamont Band; Mar. 8, Nashville Attitude, $12 p.p., n.m., adults only; Glendale Memorial Building, 72-02 Myrtle Ave; 718.763.4328.
To Jan. 13, Flux Factory, "New York, New York, New York", free, 38-38 43rd St., LIC; 646.226.8611.
To Jan. 15, St. John's University, Vietnamese Modernism, Sun Yat Sen Hall, 8000 Utopia Pkwy., Fresh Meadows; 718.990.7476.
Jan. 31, Anthropology Museum of the People of New York: "Living On Tokyo Time", free, reservations required; 718.428.5650.
Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinners, Dances, Fleas, Fairs, Fundraisers
Jan. 19, '08, Italian Charities of America, flea market, refreshments, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst.
To Jan. 5, '08, TAWNY/NY Restoration Project "Take A Walk, New York!", free, for information, call 212-228-3126 or go to www.walkny.org.
HealthJan. 12, American Red Cross, babysitter training, $60; Jan. 15, CPR/AED (automated external defibrillator) class, $65; Jan. 30, standard first aid, $60, 138-02 Queens Blvd., Briarwood; 718.558.0053.
Ongoing, Bayside Historical Society, "This Was Then...This Is Now", "Native Bayside/Native Voice", "The Castle", "If the Hat Fits", "Rolf Armstrong: Artist in Residence", $3 donation; 718.352.1548.
Items of Community Interest
Dec. 27, Soka Gakkai Int'l-USA, Flushing Remonstrance 350th Anniversary Candlelight Walk; Flushing H.S., 35-01 Union St.; 516.375.9731.
To Jan. 1, '08, Flushing's Chinatown on New Year's Day, call 212-935-3960 or email www.mas.org. Jan. 3, Central Queens YM & YWHA, New Year party; Jan. 6, Junior NBA Basketball League skills evaluation session;
Jan. 7, reading & poetry; Jan. 10, Rhythm of Jewish Life, Mah-Jongg beginner class $65 n.m., most fees $2, members free; 718.268.5011.
Jan, 4, Jamaica YMCA & YMCA of Greater New York, free English classes to newcomers, registration and placement tests, 89-25 Parsons Blvd., Jamaica; 212.875.4345.
Jan. 5, 14, 28, Family Focus Adoption Services, "The Realities Of Adoption Today", 54-40 Little Neck Pkwy., Ste. 4, Little Neck; 718.224.1919. Jan. 7, YMCA of Greater New York Jan. 12, LaGuardia Community College, "Baby Fingers Mommy and Me Sign Language Program, 29-10 Thomson Ave., Center III Building, LIC; RSVP, 718.482.5324.
Jan. 13, American Red Cross/Senator Frank Padavan, free Emergency Preparedness Program; Mary's Nativity Parish Center, 46-02 Parsons Blvd., Flushing; 212.875.2189.
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 718.790.0778 or your local branch library for event time and place, to Jan. 7, '08, Flushing Remonstrance, IRC.
School Events & News
Jan. 11, 12, 13 '08, Christ the King Regional H.S. Musical Theatre, matinee & dinner shows, "Stages of Love", $15/$10/$8; 718.366.7400, x. 330.
Parks & Recreation
Alley Pond Environmental Center APEC has many fun and interesting programs for tots to pre-teens to adults: Dec. 27, Winter Wildlife, $16 n.m.; Fall/Winter Children's Programs; Animal Care Club, Animal Care Trainee, Fledglings, Audrey Wood Fan Club, Autumn Still Life, Batty for Bats, Butterflies, Field Biology High School Internship, Junior Nature Kids, Little Chefs, Mad Scientist, Nature Club, Sunny Bunnies, Toddler Time, Toddler Time- Weekends, Wee Sprouts, fees vary, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston; call for information; 718.229.4000. Queens Botanical Garden Wednesdays, Senior Garden, fee charged, 43-50 Main St., Flushing; 718.366.0021 or 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.
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