2008-06-18 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Susan Cleary

Community Meetings

Associations Jun. 26, 7:30 p.m., United Community Civic Association; Augustana Lutheran Church, 69-05 Ditmars Blvd., Astoria Heights.

Jun. 26, 7:45 p.m., Juniper Park Civic; Our Lady of Hope, School Auditorium, 71st Street/Eliot Avenue, Middle Village. 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. 24, 7 p.m., 114th Precinct; Riccardo's, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria; 718.626.9327. Others 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. 22, 9:30 a.m., Kew Forest Post 250; Rego Park Jewish Center, 97-50 Queens Blvd.; 718.297.7711.

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. 24, 7:30 p.m., Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation; St. Thomas Apostle Church Parish House, 87-04 88th Ave; 718.805.0202.

Jun. 25, 1 p.m., Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society; Emanuel United Church of Christ, 91st Avenue; 718.845.3385. 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. •1st Monday of the month, 8 p.m., American Legion Post 298, 30- 61 87th St., East Elmhurst.

Arts & Entertainment

Barnes & Noble 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

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. 22, The Louis 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.; program information 718.631.6396, 718.281.5770 or www.louisarmstronghouse.org. 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. 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 Jun. 21, Summer Solstice Celebration; 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. 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. 29, Chinese Music Concert; Flushing H.S., Exhibition & Collage Workshop; Council of Aid for Central Asian Jews; 311.

To Jun. 22, Beari Productions, "Triple Play", $12; Trinity Lutheran Church, 63-70 Dry Harbor Rd., Middle Village; 718.736.1263.

Jun. 22, P.S. 1, "That Was Then…This Is Now", Arctic Hysteria, Young Architects Program P.F. 1 (Public Farm 1), 22-25 Jackson Ave., LIC; 718.784.2084. Jun. 22, Sunnyside Community Services, PERFORMance Zone 2008 Summer Workshop for Tweens & Teens registration; Jul. 7- 18, Session I; Jul. 21-Aug. 1, Session II, $370 per session, 43-31 39th St.; call Sofia, 917.548.1086. 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.

To 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.

To Aug., Flux Factory, Going Places (Doing Stuff) summer tours, free, 38-38 43rd St.; 718.707.3362. •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. 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" 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. 28, Hellgate Ultimate Frisbee Club fundraiser, $10 cover charge; Waltz-Astoria, Ditmars Boulevard/24th Street; www.waltzastoria. com.


Jun. 21, Senator John Sabini, Health Outreach Program, 37th Avenue between 78/79th Streets; Jun. 28, First Baptist Church, for more information call 718.639.8469.

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.

Jun. 30, Hospice Care Network seeks volunteers, RSVP by June 23, 59-07 175th Pl., 2nd Floor, Fresh Meadows; 718.746.6142 x. 404. •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.


Jun. 21, Greater Ridgewood Historical Society, Family Strawberry Festival at the Onderdonk House, admission $3, 1820 Flushing Ave., Ridgewood; 718.456.1776.

Jun. 28, Bayside Historical Society, 8th Annual Celebration of the Arts, $5 donation, Fort Totten Park, 718.352.1548.

Items of Community Interest

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. 21, 22, ASPCA "Cuddler's Wanted", Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat (they're spayed or neutered, vaccinated and have a microchip), 424 E. 92nd St., Manhattan; 212.876.7700, x 4120 or go to www.aspca.org. 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 Highlights

There are many free events available at the Queens libraries for adults, teens and kids: 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 & Recreation

Alley Pond Environmental Center 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 Jul. 7, registration, free swimming lessons; Jul. 8-23 Session 1 classes ; Jul 24, registration; Jul. 25-Aug. 12, Session 2 classes; Aug. 13, registration; Aug. 14-29, Session 3- Astoria Pool, 19th Street/23rd Drive, Fisher Pool, 99th Street/32nd Avenue, Liberty Pool, 173rd Street/106th Avenue, Queens; 311.

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