2008-05-28 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Susan Cleary

Community Meetings

Associations Jun. 12, 8 p.m., FDR Democratic; Chabad of N.E. Queens, 212-12 26th Ave., Bayside; 718.460.8285.

Jun. 12, 7:30 p.m., Dutch Kills Civic; St. Patrick's School Hall, 39- 37 28th St., LIC; 718.786.2049.

Jun. 26, 7:45 p.m., Juniper Park Civic; Our Lady of Hope, School Auditorium, 71st Street/Eliot Avenue, Middle Village. Boards. May 29, 6:30 p.m., Board 2; St. Mary's R.C. Church, Basement, 10-08 49th Ave., LIC; 718.533.8773.

Jun. 3, 7 p.m., Board 4; Flanders Field VFW Post 150, 51-11 108th St., Corona; 718.760.3141. Clubs May 30, 8 p.m., Ridgewood Democratic; 60-70 Putnam Ave.; 347.432.3511.

Jun. 19, 8 p.m., JFK Regular Democratic Club of Queens; Tietz Rehabilitation Center, 164th Street, Fresh Meadows; 718.591.8446. Community Councils Jun. 17, 115th Precinct, 92-15 Northern Blvd., Jackson Heights. Community Education Councils May 29, 7 p.m., District 26; Nathaniel Hawthorne Middle School, 61-15 Oceania St., Auditorium, Bayside.

Jun. 10, 8 p.m., District 30; P.S. 70, 30-45 42nd St., LIC; 718.391.8380. Others Jun. 12, Jul. 10, Jul. 24, Aug. 14, Sep. 4, Sep. 25, Oct. 16, Nov. 6, Dec. 4, Dec. 18, 10:30 a.m., Queens Borough Land Use Public Hearing, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Borough President's Conference Room, Kew Gardens; 718.286.3000.

Jun. 12, 5:30 p.m. Queens Library, Administrative Committee, Board of Trustees, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica; 718.990.0700.

Jun. 16, 5:30 p.m., Queens Borough Board, Queens Borough Hall, Second Floor, President's Conference Room, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens; 718.286.3000.

Jun. 17, 9:30 a.m., Queens Borough Cabinet, Queens Borough Hall, Second Floor, President's Conference Room, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens; 718.286.3000. •1st Monday of the month, 8 p.m., American Legion Post 298, 30- 61 87th St., East Elmhurst.

Arts & Entertainment

Barnes & Noble May 29, Summer Fun Storytime, P.S. 135 Poetry Night; May 31, Summer Reading Kickoff Party; Jun. 4, P.S. 48 Poets; Jun. 5, Father's Day Storytime & Craft; Jun. 8, Tarumi Violin Program; Jun. 10, P.S./I.S. 266 Poetry & Writing celebration; Jun. 12, P.S. 173 Principa;/Teacher Storytime, Open Mic Poetry; Jun. 19, Poetry Writing Essentials; Tues./Thurs., weekly storytimes, poetry writing essentials; Wed., women's studies discussion, events free, 176-60

Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows; 718.380.7077. Flushing Town Hall

Jun. 12, Haale; to Jun. 29, Five Women Artists in New York, opening reception May 6, RSVP required, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing; program information, 718.463.7700, ext 222, wwwFlushingTownHall.org. Museum of the Moving Image Jun. 5,Werner Herzog conversation with Jonathan Demme to celebrate the launch of Moving Image Source, $25 n.m.; Times center, 242 W. 41st St., Manhattan; 718.784.4520. Queensborough Community College Jun. 15, 39th Annual Spring Concert, 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside; program information 718.631.6396 or 718.281.5770. Queens College To Jun. 28, Crossing the Blvd.; to Jul. 10, Anna Matouskova paintings, drawings; program information 718.793.8080. Queens Museum of Art Jun. 1, Cate Marvin; Jun. 8, Rigoberto Gonzalez; Jun. 15, Tina Chang; Jun. 21, Eleanor Lerman; Jun. 29, Thomas Sayers Ellis; to Jun. 29, "This Case of Conscience": Spiritual Flushing and the Remonstrance; ongoing, tours, permanent collections, World's Fair Panorama of the City of New York; Flushing Meadows- Corona Park, New York City Building; program information, 718.592.9700. Socrates Sculpture Park To Aug. 3, "Waste Not, Want Not" multi-artist exhibit, Broadway & Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City; 718.956.1819, ext 12, www.socratessculpturepark.org. Others May 30-Jun. 29, Thalia Spanish Theatre, Rhythms of Latin America; Jun. 1, 8, 15, 14th Annual Free Outdoor Festival; to Jun. 21, children's workshop, $150, enrollment limited, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside; program information 718.729.3880.

To May 30, Agora Gallery Martin Leff-Cinthus premiere exhibit, 50 W. 25th St., Chelsea; 212.226-4151.

May 31, Bella Italia Mia, "From Wiseguys to Wise Men", $7 n.m.; Christ the King H.S., 68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village; 718.426.1240.

May 31, LaGuardia C.C., Carnegie Hall Neighborhood Concert Series: Popular Turkish Music, 31-10 Thomson., LIC; 718.482.5151.

Jun. 1, P.S. 1 "Arctic Hysteria: New Art from Finland", 22-25 Jackson Ave., LIC.

Jun. 1, Gay Pride Day, Concert II:Chamber Music for the Neighborhood (following the parade); Jewish Center of Jackson Heights, 37-06 77th St

To Jun. 1, Repetti, exhibit "The One And The Many", 44-02 23rd St., LIC; 718.786.8007. Jun. 2, 6, Italian Charities of American, dance with instruction $10 Jun. 7, 21, Saturday dances, $8 n.m., 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718.478.3100.

Jun. 3, Central Queens YM/YWHA, New York Times reporter Joseph Berger, 67-09 108th St., Forest Hills; 718.268.5011.

Jun. 5-8, Young Dance Collective, "Right Here. Right Now."; P.S. 122, $20/$15/$10; program information 646.729.8373.

Jun. 6, Kawakeb's Raks sharki Egyptian Belly Dance Association, Belly Dance Show, $12, Astoria Sports Complex, 3rd Floor Ballroom, 38th Street, LIC; 917.293.0503.

Jun. 7, 8, 21, 22, Jackson Heights Art Club Annual Spring Outdoor Art Show On The Fence; P.S. 69, 37th Ave.

Jun. 8, Magic of Astoria Arts & Crafts market #10, paintings, jewelry, photos, soaps, crochet, children's clothing, $50 cash door prize and more; Queensview Houses, Building 7 on 33rd Road, Building 14 on 34th Avenue, vendors needed, call Georgia at 718.721.4037.

To Jun. 22 Art-O-Mat LIC, "Endless Inspiration" exhibit; 46-46 Vernon Blvd., LIC. •Wednesday nights, Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden, "Comedyland", free, 29-19 24th Ave., Astoria; 718.274.4825.

Fridays, journal-scrapbook-assemblage workshop, AQA Gallery, 99-10 Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills.

Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinners, Dances, Fleas, Fairs, Fundraisers

May 29, District 30 Gala, hot/cold buffet, cash bar, $45 p.p., no assigned seating; Riccardo's, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria; RSVP 718.391.8380.

May 31, Dutch Kills Civic Assn., 36th Avenue between 29th and 35th Streets, 1 day, 6 blocks.

Jun. 12, Friends of Oakland Lake and Ravine, Inc. 2008 Awards Gala, $50 p.p.; Adria Hotel and Conference Center, 220-33 Northern Blvd., Bayside.

Jun. 22, Autism Speaks, fourth annual "Walk Now for Autism" kick-off fundraiser/walker luncheon; South Street Seaport, Manhattan; www.walknowforautism.org/newyorkcity.

Health

May 31, Roy Wilkins Family Recreation Center, National Women's Health & Wellness Awareness Day, Baisley Boulevard/177th Street, Jamaica; 718.712.0873.

May 31, HealthCorps® "Highway to Health" fair & festival 2008, rain or shine; Hillcrest H.S., 160-05 Highland Ave., Jamaica. Jun. 1, Red Cross, CPR/AED (automated external defibrillator), adult, $65 online registration; Jun. 29, CPR/AED, adult with CPR, child/infant, $90 online registration; Jun. 30, CPR/AED,CPR, child/Infant, $75 online registration; 138-02 Queens Blvd., Briarwood, 718-558-0053 or 877-733-2767.

Jun. 7, Mt. Sinai/United Community Civic Assoc. Annual Community Health Fair; Our Lady of Mount Carmel, School Yard, Crescent Street.

Jun. 7-8, American Cancer Society 3rd Annual Relay for Life, Astoria Kick-Off Party; 917.353.2961. •Daily: Elmhurst Medical Center, pediatrics; Tues., Cardiology; Wed., Psychiatry; 2nd Wed., OB/GYN; Thurs,, Medicine, 79-01 Broadway; 718.334.5296. •Wed., Queens Hospital Center, Medicine, OB/GYN, Cardiology; Fri., Pediatrics, Psychiatry; 82-68 164th St., Jamaica; 718.334.5296. •Ongoing, The Public Policy and Education Fund of New York has launched a new Web site designed to help New Yorkers find health coverage, go to www.NYConsumerHealth.org. •Ongoing, Jackson Heights Al-Anon; St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Parish House, 2nd Floor; 718.335.7379. •Ongoing, SMART Recovery; Long Island Consultation Center, 97-29 64th Rd., Rego Park; 212.631.1198.

•To May, Queens College, Head Start children's fitness classes, 8- weeks $99, College Fitness Center, program information, 718.997.2740.

Historical

To May 28, Queens Historical Society8th annual juried art show "A Celebration of the Arts 2008; ongoing, "Stitching Stories"; Queens As it Was: 1880-1920, Persistence: A Celebration of Landmarks in Queens; Kingsland: From Homestead to House Museum, $3, Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37th Ave., Flushing; 718.939.0647, ext. 17.

Jul. 17, Bayside Historical Society, Tribute to War Dogs and award presentation, Vietnam Veterans of America Queens Chapter 32 Honor Guard, donation $5; Fort Totten; 718.352.1548 or www.baysidehistorical.org.

Items of Community Interest

May 28, Queens Borough President Helen Marshall Capital Project Financing for Queens Not-for-Profits information session; event information 212.312.3598.

May 31, Jun. 28, Jul. 26, Aug. 23, American Family Community Services, IX Domestic Violence Workshop: Learn the Risk Factors, 37-63 76th St., Jackson Heights; 718.639.8370.

Jun. 1, Kew Gardens Improvement Association, 3rd Annual Spring Into Summer Community Day; event information 917-881-3358. Jun. 5, Queens College, Business Card Exchange; Queens College, Student Union, The Agora Cafe, Ground Floor; Jun. 6, Confuscius Academy, language, Chinese culture, Business, History, 65-30 Kissena Blvd. or 39-07 Prince St., Flushing 718.997.5704.

Jun. 6, LaGuardia C.C., Annual Business/Government Procurement Expo, 47th Avenue/Van Dam Street, LIC; 718.482-5306.

Jun. 7, Teach Your Child to Ride a Bike, pre-register at www.BikeNewYork.org/education/classes/teach- hild.html.

Jun. 7, Jack Eichenbaum's "World of the Number 7 Train", $35 p.p., by reservation only; information 718.961.8406. Jun. 7, JHBG, 18th annual Historic Jackson Heights Weekend garden tour; Jun. 8, walking tour, $15 for both tours; 718.565.5344. •1st, 3rd, 5th Sat., Queens Best Toastmasters Club, public speaking/ communication, free; Elmhurst Hospital Center, Conference Room A-1-15, 79-01 Broadway; 718.457.8390.

•Summer/Fall, Sunnyside Greenmarket, Skillman Avenue between 42nd/43rd Streets. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Saturday until late autumn..

•Sundays, Adopt a Homeless Dog, Cat or Kitten, Animal Center of Queens, a non-profit, no-kill organization, 89-10 Eliot Ave., Rego Park; 718.424-3340 or www.acq.petfinder.com.

Library Highlights

There are many free events available at the Queens libraries for adults, teens and kids: May 31, Carnegie Hall Neighborhood Concert Series; Jun. 9, PBS documentary, "The Truth About Cancer"; summer, Adult Summer Reading kicks off, for program/ event information go to www.queenslibrary.org or call 718.990.0700.

Parks & Recreation

Alley Pond Environmental Center May 31, "Carson's Sense of Wonder" interactive family musical; Jun. 3, Horseshoe crabs of Long Island Sound; Jun. 7, Eric Carle Fan Club, "The Very Lonely Firefly"; Jun. 8, Frogs and Polliwogs; Jun. 14, Jamaica Bay Bird Walk; APEC has many fun and interesting programs all year long for tots to pre-teens to adults, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston; program information 718.229.4000.

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