2008-10-22 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Susan Cleary


Halloween
Oct. 25, 1-3 p.m., Sunnyside/Woodside Lion's Club,
Halloween Party, bubble-gum contest, Wrap a Mummy,
Pet's Unlimited "Kitty Litter Cake"; All Saints' Garden,
(in basement if raining), 43-12 46th St.
Oct. 26, 1-3 p.m., Queens Botanical Garden, Spooky
Pumpkin Patch & Treats, Main Street, Flushing;
718.539.5296.
Oct. 26, 1 p.m., Queens Historical Society, Flushing
Cemetery Tour, $15 n.m., 163-06 46th Ave;
718.939.0647, x. 14.
To Oct. 26, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Queens County Farm
Museum, Halloween Party, children 3 and under free,
children 4-11, $4, adults $8, 75-30 Little Neck Pkwy.,
Floral Park; 718.347.3276, ext. 304.
Oct. 27, Alley Pond Environmental Center, Teeny Tiny
Trick O' Treaters, special carnival, crafts, games,
"haunted" snack, pre-register, 228-06 Northern Blvd.,
Douglaston; 718.229.4000.
Oct. 31, 4-8 p.m., United Community Civic
Association Children's Halloween Costume Party,
everyone must be in costume, everything free; Central
Restaurant Lounge, 20-30 Steinway St.; 917.742.6975.
Community Meetings
Associations
Oct. 30, 7:30 p.m., Astoria Homeowners, Tenants &
Business Civic; St. Francis of Assisi, School Basement,
21-17 45th St., Astoria.
Boards
Oct. 27, Nov. 24, 7 p.m., Board 7, Union Plaza Care
Center, 33-23 Union St., Flushing; 718.359.2800.
Nov. 6, 7 p.m., Board 2; Sunnyside Community
Services, 43-31 39th St., 2nd Floor; 718.533.8773.
Nov. 20, 7:30 p.m., Board 8; Hillcrest Jewish Center,
Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows; 718.264.7895.
Dec. 11, 9:30 a.m., Board 1 Cabinet; Kaufman Astoria
Studio Cafe, 34-12 36th St, Astoria; 718.786.3335.
Clubs
Oct. 24, 8 p.m., Ridgewood Democratic Club, 60-70
Putnam Ave.; 347.432.3511.
Nov. 20, 7:30 p.m., John F. Kennedy Regular
Democratic Club; Tietz Rehabilitation Center, Jamaica
Estates; 718.591.8446.
Community Councils
Oct. 28, Nov. 25, Jan. 27, 2009, Feb. 24, Mar. 4, Apr.
28, May 26, Jun. 23, 7 p.m., 114th Police Precinct;
Riccardo's 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria; 718.721.7777.
Community Education Councils
Oct. 29, 7 p.m., CEC 26, Public Forum regarding
school governance and mayoral control of public
schools. M.S. 67 Auditorium, 51-60 Marathon Pkwy,
Little Neck; 718.631.6927; Nov. 13, Dec. 18, Jan. 9,
2009, Feb. 25, Mar. 26, Apr. 30, May 28, Jun. 10, 7 p.m.
working-public meetings, M.S. 67, Room B44A, 51-60
Marathon Pkwy, Little Neck
Others
Oct. 23, 5:45 p.m., Queens Library Board of Trustees,
Central Library, Formal Conference Room, 89-11
Merrick Blvd., Jamaica; 718.990.0700.
Oct. 27, NYC Health & Hospitals Corporation; Queens
Hospital Center, N Building, Main Floor Auditorium,
82-68 164th St., Jamaica; 212.788.3360.
Oct. 29, Woodhaven Cultural/Historical Society;
Emanuel United Church of Christ, 91st Avenue;
718.845.3385.
Oct. 29, NYC Department for the Aging. Annual Plan
Summary 2009-2010; Queens Borough Hall, 120-55
Queens Blvd., Room 213, Kew Gardens;
718.468.8025.
Nov. 5, 9:30 a.m., Queens Interagency Council on
Aging; Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.,
Room 213, Kew Gardens; 718.268.5954.
Nov. 5, 12:30 p.m., AARP #2889, new members welcome;
First Presbyterian Church of Newtown, 54-05
Seabury St., Elmhurst; 718.639.8497.
Nov. 6, Dec. 4, Dec. 18, 10:30 a.m., Queens Borough
Land Use Public Hearing, Borough President's
Conference Room,Queens Borough Hall, 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
Barnard College
Oct. 23-25, Hippolytus; Oct. 29, The Descent of Men;
Oct. 30, Obama & The Immigrant Vote, Abolition
Democracy & Global Politics; Nov. 13, Margaret
Mead; Nov. 14-15, Barnard Dances at Miller; Nov. 17,
"To Recross the Atlantic"; Nov. 20-21, Gender on Ice;
Nov. 20-22, "As Five Years Pass" 3009 Broadway,
Manhattan; 212.854-2037.
Barnes & Noble
Oct. 26, Halloween Festival; Oct. 28,
Booksigning/Discussion Pet Prayers and Blessings:
Ceremonies & Celebrations to Share with the Animals
You Love; Oct. 30, Halloween Storytime
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
Oct. 25, 2008 Hispanic Heritage Festival, The John
Benitez Latin Jazz Explosion, Ballet Hispanico School
Ensemble: Hot, Hot, Feet!; Nov. 2, Cuartetango String
Quartet. Prices vary, for information go to
www.flushingtownhall.org or call 718.463.7700, x 222.
LaGuardia Community College Performing Arts
Center (LPAC)
Oct. 24, 25, Oyu Oro Afro-Cuban Folklore
Experimental Dance Ensemble; Oct. 29, 31, Nov. 1,
Taiwan's U-Theater, LPAC, 31-10 Thompson Ave.,
LIC; 718.42.5151.
Museum of the Moving Image
Nov. 21, Offside; Dec. 19, 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2
Days (all screenings are at LaGuardia C.C. Performing
Arts Center, Little Theater); ongoing, "Behind the
Screen", 35th Avenue/36th Street, Astoria; 718.
784.0077 or www.movingimage.us/.
P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center
Oct. 30, Opening Night Gala of the Editions/Artists'
Book Fair (E/AB), The Tunnel, 269 Eleventh Ave.
between 27th and 28th Streets, Manhattan, $50 p.p.
($30 t.d.); visit www.ps1.org.
Queens College
Oct. 28, Chamber Music Live Concert Series: Trio
Cavatina, 33rd Anniversary Season Evening Readings
by: Jamaica Kinkaid; Nov. 4, Cuarteto Espla; Nov. 9,
Vladimir Feltsman, pianist; Nov. 11, Mendelssohn
String Quartet; Derek Walcott; Nov. 18, Los Angeles
Piano Quartet; Dec. 2, Jennifer Koh, Violin and
Benjamin Hochman, Piano; Dec 9, Charles Neidich,
Clarinet, $90, series subscription only, LeFrak Concert
Hall; to Dec. 6, "Meditation in Contemporary Chinese
Landscape, program information; 718.793.8080 or
718.997.4646.
Queensborough Performing Arts Center
Oct. 26, Moments to Remember; Nov. 2, lecture
"American Jews and Pope Pius XII"; Nov. 7, 8, 12-15,
Noises Off; Nov. 10, borough-wide commemoration
Kristallnacht; Nov. 16, Duquesne University
Tamburitzans; Nov. 17, Harry The Dirty Dog; Nov. 22,
Herman's Hermits: Peter Noone; Nov. 25, Sheila The
Great, 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside; program information
718.631.6311.
Queens Museum of Art
Oct. 23, 30, Nov. 6, 13, 20, Dec. 4, 11, 18, Looking at
the Purposes of Art Lectures; to Oct. 24, 20, 27, Nov. 3,
Dec. 1, 8, 15, 22, "Behind the Mask" Film Series; to
Nov. 2, Jane South: Deceptive Volume; Nov. 8,
Melodia Women's Choir; to Nov. 30, Stephen
Talasnik's Panorama: The Mapping of Prediction;
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.
Queens Theatre In The Park
Oct. 22-26, The Irish…And How They Got That Way;
Oct. 24, Italian American Cultural & Heritage
Weekend: Comedian Chris Monty; Oct. 25, Vocalist
Giada Valenti; Nov. 1, Centennial Casting; Nov. 8, 9,
Limón Dance Company; Nov. 22, Inti Illimani; Nov.
29, Maureen McGovern; Nov. 30, Babes In Toyland,
Edmar Castaneda Trio Flushing Meadows- Corona
Park, tickets vary order by phone, 718.760.0064.
Others

Oct. 25, Queens Symphony Orchestra, Masterworks
Concert Series: Bernstein & Friends, $30-$10, 222-05
56th Ave., Bayside; www.queenssymphony.org.
Oct. 25, Bella Italia Mia, 11th Annual Celebration, $30
n.m.; Christ the King H.S., 68-02 Metropolitan Ave.,
Middle Village; 718.426.1246.
To Oct. 25, 27-31, Nov. 17-22, Tony Lo Bianco, one
man show, "La Guardia"; Di Capo Opera Theatre, East
76th Street/Lexington Avenue, Downstairs;
212.868.4444.
To Oct. 26, 25, 29, Nov. 1, Secret Theatre & Queens
Players, Theatre of Fear, $15, 44-02 23rd St., LIC;
718.392.0304.
Oct. 26, St. Francis of Assisi Holy Name Society,
"Broadway to Opera", $35 p.p., refreshments during
intermission, Msgr. Campbell Hall, 21-17 45th St.,
Astoria; 718.274.6721/718.728.7801.
Oct. 27, "Lysistrata, Now", 9Thirty Theatre Company
(9TTC), Athens Square Park; www.9ttc.org.
Oct. 28, Central Queens YM & YWHA, Adam Kirsch
author discusses Benjamin Disraeli, 67-09 108th St.,
Forest Hills; 718.268.5011.
Oct. 28-Dec. 6, St. John's University Geoffrey Yeh Art
Gallery, "Malleable Medium" exhibition, Sun Yat Sen
Hall, 8000 Utopia Pkwy. Jamaica Estates;
718.990.7476.
Oct. 31, Nov. 1-2, 7-9, 14-16, Theatre A La Carte, "You,
The Jury", $14/$12; Community Church of
Douglaston, 39-50 Douglaston Pkwy; 718.631.4092.
Oct. 31-Dec. 14, Greek Cultural Center, Aristophanes'
"Lysistrata", English supertitles, 27-18 Hoyt Ave.
South, Astoria, 718.726.7329 .
Nov. 6, Queens Council on the Arts, Effective Career
Strategies for Artists; Dec. 1, "Now That You're
Published", events at various venues, call 347 505 3017.
Nov. 7, The Killing Kompany, "Elected To Murder"
dinner show, $45 p.p.; Riccardo's, 21-01 24th Ave.,
Astoria: 718.721.7777.

Nov. 8, NY Metropolitan Country Music Association,
Nashville Attitude Thanksgiving Buffet, $13; Glendale
Memorial Building, 72-02 Myrtle Ave; 718.763.4328.
To Nov. 9, Thalia, Premiere, Don Juan Through The
Centuries; Nov. 14-Dec. 114, Rhythms Of Latin
America II; to Dec.15, Bilingual Theatre For Youth
Workshop, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside;
718.729.3880.
To Jan. 19, 2009, P.S.1, Bartana, Slotawa; to Jan. 26,
Børre Sæthre, International and National Projects; to
Feb. 9, Gino De Dominicis; to April, Leandro Erlich,
$5 donation, 22-25 Jackson Ave., LIC; www.ps1.org ,
www.wps1.org, www.moma.org.
•Mon./Fri., Italian Charities of America, Dance With
Instruction, $10 admission, 83-20 Queens Blvd.,
Elmhurst; 718.478.3100.
Wed. nights, Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden,
"Comedyland", free, 29-19 24th Ave., Astoria;
718.274.4825.
Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinners, Dances,
Fleas, Fairs, Fundraisers
To Oct. 26, CancerCare for Kids Cupcakes for a Cause
Week; La Guli Pastry Shop and participating bakeries;
www.cupcakesforacause.org.
Oct. 26, Bayside Historical Society, 7th Annual "Totten
Trot" 5K race to benefit education programs at BHS,
costumes optional, $20 registration before Oct. 22; call
718.352.1548 for information.
Oct. 30, 8 p.m., Queens County Republican Party,
annual "GOP Night" all-campagn rally, suggested
donation $20, cash bar; Reception House, 167-17
Northern Blvd., Flushing; 718.746.1741.
Nov. 7, The Queens International Film Festival
"Celebration of Queens Art" fundraiser, concert, silent
auction, book signing & more; 908.310.1659.
Nov. 13, APEC 2008 Green Gala & honorarium, $150
p.p.; Douglaston Manor, Commonwealth
Boulevard/Marathon Parkway; 718.229.4000.

Nov. 21, Woodhaven Residents' Block Association
37th Annual Dinner Dance, Villa Russo, 101-12
Lefferts Blvd., Richmond Hill, $65 p.p.; 718.296.3735.
Health
Oct. 23, American Family Community
Services/Eastern Queens Healthy Living Partnership,
cancer screening, free, 37-63 76th St., Jackson Heights;
registration, 718.558.7172.
Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens
Nov. 6, Diabetes: Taking Care of Your Eyes, 800-Your-
MDS; to December, Complimentary Mammogram
Screening, 718.274.0644; Tues., Yoga For The Fab 50's
& Beyond, 800-Your-MDS; Wed., Breast Cancer
Screening & Education;, 718.274. 0365; Thurs., Flu
Vaccine Update, Get Moving On The Road To
Improved Health, Eating Right For Weight
Management, Great American Smoke Out! Smoking
Cessation Information, 800-Your-MDS. Programs at
various locations, call for information.
Queens Hospital Center
Wed., 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, health coverage Web site, 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.
Historicals
•Oct. 26 Bayside Historical Society 7th annual "Totten
Trot" 5K foot race in Fort Totten, registration $20
before October 20, $25 later, check in 7:30 a.m., race
starts 9 a.m. Children under age 12 free "fun run" 10
a.m.; free designer tee-shirts for first 100 registrants.

Register online at www.baysidehistorical.org; for more
information, call 718.352.1548.
Nov. 9, Queens Historical Society, "Political
Playgrounds: International Political Problems at the
1939 World's Fair Grounds" illustrated lecture,
Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37th Ave., Flushing;
718.939.0647, x. 17.
Ongoing, Central Queens Historical Association,
source for Queens photos not available elsewhere;
www.CQHA.net or 917.376.4496.
Items of Community Interest
Oct. 23, Bay Terrace Community Alliance "Meet The
Candidates Night"; Bay Terrace Jewish Center, 13-00
209th St., Bayside.
Oct. 23, LICBDC, Truck Seminar: Reducing
Transportation Costs; Nov. 12, B-to-B Networking
Expo & annual luncheon; e-mail danminer@licbdc.org;
718.786.5300, x. 27.
Oct. 23, Oct. 30, Queens Chamber/LaGuardia CC,
small business workshops, financing part one/two;
Richmond Hill Library; Oct. 27, Nov. 3, Nov. 10 free,
financial literacy business workshops (Spanish), Corona
Library; ; 718.898.8500.
Oct. 27, Microsoft Excel Basics, Queens Community
House Pomonok Center, 67-09 Kissena Blvd. Flushing;
718.591.6060.
Oct. 27, Family Focus Adoption Services, 54-40 Little
Neck Pkwy., Suite 4, Little Neck; 718.224.1919.
Oct. 26, United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, Boating
Safety Class, Nov. 23, Boating & Lifesaving Skills,
Seamanship Courses, $75 includes educational materials,
pre-registration a must; call for program information
718.352.3764 or e-mail 12-01@verizon.net.
Nov. 2, Central Queens YM/YWHA, Annual Author
Celebration: Michael Wex Yiddish Revival Scene; Nov.
18, author Carole Kessner, 67-09 108th St., Forest Hills;
718.268.5011, x. 151.

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