Gazette Calendar Of Events
Jun. 14, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Ridgewood Democratic Club, dedicate new flagpole and reading of the dedication plaque, hot dogs, chips, soda, 60-70 Putnam Avenue, one block off Fresh Pond Road at Stier Place.
Jun. 14, 10 a.m., Kiwanis Club of Sunnyside parade forms at 39th Street/Greenpoint Avenue; 11 a.m. at Joe Sabba Park, Queens Boulevard/49th Street, NYPD marching band.
Community MeetingsAssociations 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. 18, 8 p.m., Woodhaven Residents'; Woodhaven/Richmond Hill Vol Ambulance Corp, 78-15 Jamaica Ave.
Jun. 26, 7:45 p.m., Juniper Park Civic; Our Lady of Hope, School Auditorium, 71st Street/Eliot Avenue, Middle Village. Boards. Jun. 12, Sep. 11, 9:30 a.m., Community Board 1; Kaufman Astoria Studio Cafe, 34-12 36th St., Astoria; 718.786.3335.
Jun. 17, Sep. 16, 6:30 p.m., Board 1; Astoria World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd.; 718.786.3335. Clubs 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. Jun. 17, 102nd Precinct; Moose Hall, 118th Street, Richmond Hill Community Education Councils Jun. 12, 8 p.m., District 26; M.S. 67, 51-60 Marathon Pkwy., Room B44A, Little Neck; 718.631.6927. 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.
Jun. 19, 24, 5:45 p.m., Queens Library Board of Trustees, Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica; 718.990.0705.
Jun. 22, 2 p.m., PFLAG; Reform Temple of Forest Hills, 71-11 112th St.,; www.pflag-queens.org.
Jun. 23, 6 p.m., Hearing Loss Association; Lexington Center for the Deaf, 75th Street, Jackson Heights; 718.264.3017 or 718.350.3170.
Jun. 25, 1 p.m., Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society; Emanuel United Church of Christ, 91st Avenue; 718.845.3385. •1st Monday of the month, 8 p.m., American Legion Post 298, 30-61 87th St., East Elmhurst.
Arts & EntertainmentBarnes & Noble Jun. 12, P.S. 173 Principal/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, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing; program information, 718.463.7700, ext 222. 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 Jun. 22, The Louise Armstrong House Museum: Hot Jazz/Cool Garden: The Walker Street Orphans; Jul 20, The Lounge Leader; Aug. 24, The Red Hook Ramblers, $5 p.p.; www.louisarmstronghouse.org. Queens Museum of Art 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 Jun. 14, Goliard Concerts Ice Cream Social, $15/$10, 21-65 41st St., Astoria; 718.728.8927.
Jun. 14-22, Beari Productions, "Trile Play", $12; Trinity Lutheran Church, 63-70 Dry Harbor Rd., Middle Village; 718.736/1263/
Jun. 14-Aug., Flux Factory, Going Places (Doing Stuff), summer tours, free, 38-38 43rd St.; 718.707.3362. Jun. 15, Thalia Spanish Theatre, 14th Annual Free Outdoor Festival; to Jun. 21, Children's workshop, $150, enrollment limited; to Jun. 29, Rhythms of Latin America; 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside; program information 718.729.3880.
Jun. 18-Aug. 27, Federation of Italian American Organizations of Queens, Italian Night: Music Under The Stars; Athens Square Park, 30th Street & 30th Avenue, Astoria; 718.961.5550 or 718.204.2444.
Jun. 21, Astoria Performing Arts Center Summer Star Program auditions, children ages 8 to 13; Variety Boys/Girls Club, 21-12 30th Rd., Astoria;718.393.7505. Jun. 21, Queens Community Arts Fund, Documentary of Flight 587; Jamaica Center for Arts Learning; Jun. 28, 8th Annual Celebration of the Arts; The Castel-Bayside Historical Society; Jun. 29, Chinese Music Concert; Flushing H.S., Exhibition & Collage Workshop; Council of Aid for Central Asian Jews; 311. Jun. 22, Le Nozze New York, Marriage of Figaro, $15/$10; Jewish Center of Forest Hills West, Middle Village; Jun. 25, $10 donation, Queens College, LeFrak Hall, Flushing; information, 718.639.2110
To Jun. 22 Art-O-Mat LIC, "Endless Inspiration" exhibit; 46-46 Vernon Blvd., LIC.
Jun. 28, Bella Italia Mia "Gian Lorenzo Bernini", $7 n.m.; Christ the King H.S., 68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village; 718.426.1240. Jun. 30, Central Astoria Local Development Coalition, Waterfront Concert Series 2008: The Big Band Music of The Glenn Miller Orchestra; Jul. 10, The Duprees; Jul. 17, 1910 Fruitgum Company; Jul 24, Rocksplosion; Jul. 31, Joe Battaglia & the New York Big Band; Aug. 7, Joey Dee & the Starliters; Aug. 14, Come Together, a tribute to the Beatles; Aug. 21, Gary U.S. Bonds; Astoria Park Lawn, Shore Boulevard; 718.728.7820. •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
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. 13, Quens College, Asian-themed benefit to support earthquake relief in China, $15; LeFrak Concert hall, Flushing; donations may be made beyond the event by contacting event organizer Dewan Tarek at 66.344.2232.
Jun. 14, Italian Charities of America Flea Market, refreshments served, 83- 20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718.478.3100.
Jun. 19, Unisphere, Inc., Fifth Annual Gala Benefit: The Roaring 20's Night In The Park, Ederle Terrace, Flushing Meadows- Corona Park, $250 p.p.; 718.760.6565, proceeds benefit the park.
Jun. 21, Pancyprian Dance Group Association, Inc., Dinner Dance, $75 p.p.; Terrace On The Park, 52-11 111th St., Flushing Meadows- Corona Park; 516.284.7892.
Jun. 22, Autism Speaks, fourth annual "Walk Now for Autism" kick-off fundraiser/walker luncheon; South Street Seaport, Manhattan; www.walknowforautism.org/newyorkcity.
Jun. 24, American Heart Association's Queens Go Red For Women Luncheon; Water's Edge, LIC; 516.777.8447.
Jun. 25-29, St. Antonio Abate Society of Castrofilippo, Ditmars Boulevard between 35th and 38th Streets, 5 days, 3 blocks, featuring the musical stylings of Dino Rosi "La Voce di Napoli" on Jun. 26.
Jun. 12, Mary Immaculate Hospital, National Cancer Survivors day; I. Joseph Aprile Cancer Institute, 152-11 89th Ave., Jamaica; 718.558.2050.
Jun. 14, American Cancer Society/St. John's University, Your Power to Heal workshops, 101 Murray St., Manhatta; 917.617.0546. Jun. 14, Senator John Sabini, Health Outreach Program Elmhurst Hospital Corona Festival; Jun. 21, 37th Avenue between 78/79th Streets; Jun. 28, First Baptist Church, for more information call 718.639.8469.
Jun. 17, Queens BP Helen Marshall/St. John's Queens Hospital, free prostate cancer screening for men, 50 years and up, no appointment necessary; 120-55 Queens Blvd., Room 213, Kew Gardens.
Jun. 24, Inna Shapkina: Top 10 Nutritional Secrets…; Ascend Spa, 82-60 Austin St., Kew Gardens; 917.667.1549. Jun. 29, Red Cross, 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. •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.
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
Jun. 12, LAGCC workshop for business leaders, E-building, 31-10 Thomson Ave., LIC; 718.482.5330.
Jun. 12, Queens BP Helen Marshall swearing-in ceremony for new/reappointed community board members, seating limited; New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St., Flushing Meadows- Corona Park; 718.286.2900.
Jun. 12, NH of Northern Queens, Homebuyer's Expo Night; Jun. 14, Don't Lose Your Home Mortgage Clinic, reservations required, 60-20 Woodside Ave., 2nd Floor; 718.457.1017.
Jun. 14, Astoria KiP, 4th Annual Knit in Public Day; Astoria Park near 23rd Avenue.
Jun. 19, LICBDC Seminar: Save Money for Your Business with NYC Financial Incentives; DeVry Institute of Technology, 30-20 Thomson Ave., LIC: 718.786.5300 x 21. Jun. 23-26, Central Queens YM/YWHA, Swim Week, children ages 3 to 12, $75 n.m., Jun. 30, Nearly Camp, Section I, $1,058 n.m.; Jul. 1, Section II, $736 n.m., 67-09 108th St., Forest Hills; 718.268.5011.
Jun. 23, 28, Family Focus Adoption Services "The Realities of Adoption Today", 54-40 Little Neck Pkwy., Suite 4; 718.224.1919.
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. 29, Jul. 27, United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-01, America's Boating Course; Fort Totten, $100 adults, $50 children 16 and under and uniformed civil servants; 718.352.3764 or www.a0141201.uscgaux.info. •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 HighlightsThere are many free events available at the Queens libraries for adults, teens and kids: Jun. 13, LIC branch first birthday; Jun. 21, Family Fun Day; P.S. 111 Schoolyard; summer, Adult Summer Reading kicks off, for program/ event information go to www.queenslibrary.org or call 718.990.0700.
Parks & RecreationAlley Pond Environmental Center Jun. 14, Jamaica Bay Bird walk; APEC has many fun and interesting programs all year long from tots to pre-teens to adults, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston; program information 718.229.4000. Forest Park Jun. 25, Jay & The Americans; Jul. 2, "The HMS Pinafore"; Jul. 10, Tribute to Frankie Valli & The 4 Seasons; Jul. 11, Tribute to the Oldies; Jul. 17, Music of the Temptations & 4 Tops; Jul. 18, Karaoke; Jul. 20, Police Auxiliary Band; Jul. 21, Dancing Under the Stars Finale; Jul. 25, BR & Timebomb; Jul. 27, Queens Symphony Orchestra, Concerts On The Green: Summer On Broadway; Jul. 31, Nashville Attitude. Most events will take place at the George Seuffert Bandshell. Call 718.235.4100 for program information. Highland Park Aug. 16, Summer Fun Day!, Puppets In The Park: "Cinderella Samba", "Shrek"; Oct. 18, Fall Harvest Festival. Call 718.235.4100 for program information. Queens Botanical Garden Jun. 21, Summer Solstice Composting, Tour of the V&A Center 43-50 Main St., Flushing; 718.539.5296. Queens Zoo Ongoing, Interactive Discovery Center, 53-51 111th St., Flushing Meadows- Corona Park; 718.271.1500 or go to www.queenszoo.com. Others Jun. 15, Kissena Park, Urban Park Rangers, Father's Dya Fishing, Oak Avenue & 164th Street; 311. Jun. 16, 23, 30, Jul. 7, 14, 21, Forest Park, Dancing Under the Stars, Wallenberg Square; Jun. 5, 8th Annual Read-A-Thon, George Seuffert Bandshell; 311.
Oct. 1-4, USS Columbus Ca-74/CG-12/SSN-762, 1944-1976; Holiday Inn North, Dayton, OH; Allen R. Hope, president, 3828 Hobson Rd., Fort Wayne, IN 46815; 260-486-2221, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. EST.
School Events & News
Jun. 16, Martin Luther H.S., Cougar Golf Classic; Douglaston Golf Course with dinner at Douglaston Manor; 718.894.4000.
Jun. 18, 110th Police Precinct Community Council, 2008 Scholarship Initiative Awards Ceremony; St. Leo's Church, 104-05 49th St., Corona; 718.558.0228.
Jun. 19, Martin Luther H.S., entrance exam for grade 8 & 9, 60-02 Maspeth Ave.; 718. 894.4000.
Jun. 21, LaGuardia Community College, College for Children, Main Building, 31-10 Thomson Ave., LIC; 718.482.5334. •Mon.-Fri., Samuel Field Y Beacon Program @ M.S. 216, homework helpers, after school club time; Tues., adult computers beginner/advanced; Wed., advanced ESL Level I/II; Fri., hip-hop dance; Sat., skills agility balance b-ball clinic & family shoot-around, math prep course for specialized H.S. exam, volunteers wanted, all programs free to NY residents, 64-20 175th St., Fresh Meadows, program information, 718.445.6983. •Briarwood Early Childhood Center, free 2008-2009 Universal Pre- Kindergarten, children born in 2004, 139-76 85th Dr., 718.297.5288.
SeniorsAtria Kew Gardens & Lighthouse International, 117-01 84th Ave., Kew Gardens, pre-register 212.821.9241; 718.441.0300; Tues., Vision Loss Support Group: Coping with Vision Changes.
Bayside Senior Center, 221-15 Horace Harding Expwy., Bayside, has programs for the community, for information call the center. Flushing House, 38-20 Bowne St; 347-532-3025 or 718.762.3198; Jun. 14, Assemblymember Ann margaret Carrozza, elder law and estate planning, RSVP Robert Salant. Queens Community House: •QCH: Forest Hills Senior/Community Center, 108-25 62nd Dr.; 718.699.1010; care giver support services as well as many other programs available, call for more information.
•QCH: Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Ste. 202; 718.268.5960; many programs are available such as films, caregiver support group counseling and referral services, "Over 60 and Fabulous"; Jun. 19, Dr. Gennady Kupisok, Russian Folk, Light Classical & Jazz Music; Jun. 20, Jane Leslie concert; Mon., watercoloring; Tues., acting workshop; Tues./Thurs., movie matinees, $1; Thurs., oil painting, walking club; Fri., choral group. •QCH: Pomonok Center, 67-09 Kissena Blvd., Flushing; 718.591.6060 x. 223: Fri., free housing assistance, 10 a.m.-noon, or by appointment, call for information. Rego Park Senior Center, 93-29 Queens Blvd, 718.896.8511. Ridgewood Older Adult Center & Services, 59-14 70th Ave.; 718.456.2000; Mon./Fri, yoga lessons; Tue., Tai Chi/Qi Gong, for appointments or information, call the center.
Self-Help Benjamin Rosenthal Senior Center, 45-25 Kissena Blvd., Flushing; 718.459.5549.
Steinway Senior Center, 23-43 Steinway St., Astoria; 718.728.8472; lunch, bingo, aerobics, arts/crafts, dance to live music, trips, monthly parties, special events, social services such as Meals-On-Wheels for the homebound. Sunnyside Community Services, 718.784.6173: some 40+ activities a month, Sun., hot lunch & bingo, Sunday Afternoon Concert Series, weekly caregivers' support group.