2008-10-29 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Susan Cleary


Halloween
Oct. 31, 3-7 p.m., NYC Parks/ARROW Community Center/AM Margaret
Markey, A Halloween Haunting, haunted house, carnival games, arts &
crafs, music, contests & more, 35-30 35th St., LIC; 718.349.3408.
Oct. 31, 3:30 p.m., Metro Forest Chamber of Commerce/ Forest Hills
Community & Civic, annual, Children's Trick or Treat Walk, 101-09
Metropolitan Ave.; 718.997.7014 or 718.263.2526.
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.
Thanksgiving
Nov. 5, 112th Police Precinct Community Council/Commanding Officer
Captain Tamola, Thanksgiving Art Contest, prizes awarded at council meeting
Nov. 19, Forest Hills.
Nov. 27, 9 a.m., LIC YMCA Turkey Trot, suggested donation $10, all proceeds
support the Strong Kids Campaign; 718.392.7932, x. 242.
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.
Oct. 30, 7:45 p.m., Juniper Park Civic,71st Street/Elio Avenue, Middle
Village; 718.651.5865.
Boards
Nov. 6, 7 p.m., Board 2; Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31 39th St.,
2nd Floor; 718.533.8773.
Nov. 10, 7 p.m., Board 7, Union Plaza Care Center, 33-23 Union St.,
Flushing; 718.359.2800.
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
Nov. 20, 7:30 p.m., John F. Kennedy Regular Democratic Club; Tietz
Rehabilitation Center, Jamaica Estates; 718.591.8446.
Community Councils
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.
Oct. 30, 8 p.m., CEC 30; I.S. 126, 31-52 21st St., LIC; 718.391.8380.
Others
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.
Nov. 13, 5:30 p.m., Queens Library Administrative Committee, 89-11
Merrick Blvd., Jamaica; 718.990.0700.
Nov. 19, 7:30 p.m., NAMI Queens/Nassau, Sloman Auditorium, Zucker
Hillside Hospital, 76th Avenue & 266th Street, Glen Oaks; 718.470.8100.
1st Monday of the month, 8 p.m., American Legion Post 298, 30-61 87th
St., East Elmhurst.
Arts & Entertainment
Barnard College
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. 30, Halloween Storytime; Nov. 13, Booksigning/Discussion: The
Elephant Wish, Open Mic Poetry; Nov. 15, Thanksgiving Craft; Nov. 17,
Poets of P.S. 33; Nov. 18, Booksigning/Discussion: The Goddess Pages…;
Nov. 19, P.S. 33 ELA Workshop; Nov. 20, Poetry Writing Essentials; Nov.
25, Thanksgiving Storytime; Tues./Thurs., weekly storytimes, poetry writing
essentials; Wed., M.S. 231 Poetry Slam, events free, 176-60 Union
Tpke., Fresh Meadows; 718.380.7077.
Flushing Town Hall
Nov. 2, 2008 Hispanic Heritage Festival, 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. 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
Nov. 4, Cuarteto Espla; Nov. 9, Vladimir Feltsman, pianist; Nov. 11,
Mendelssohn String Quartet; Derek Walcott; Nov. 18, Los Angeles Piano
Quartet; Nov. 30, Readings by Contemporary New York Fiction Writers;
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

Nov. 2, lecture "American Jews and Pope Pius XII"; Nov. 7, 8, 12-15,
Noises Off; Nov. 10, borough-wide commemoration Kristallnacht, The
Textile Art of the Kuba People; Nov. 16, Duquesne University
Tamburitzans; Nov. 17, Harry The Dirty Dog; Nov. 22, Herman's Hermits:
Peter Noone, Brian Stokes Mitchell in Concert; Nov. 25, Sheila The Great,
222-05 56th Ave., Bayside; program information 718.631.6311.
Queens Museum of Art
Oct. 30, Nov. 6, 13, 20, Dec. 4, 11, 18, Looking at the Purposes of Art
Lectures; to Nov. 2, Jane South: Deceptive Volume; to Nov. 3, Dec. 1, 8, 15,
22, "Behind the Mask" Film Series; 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
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. 29, Nov. 1, Secret Theatre & Queens Players, Theatre of Fear, $15;
Nov. 6-9, 12-16, 19-22, "Everyman", gala Nov. 8, free buffet, cocktails $20,
in advance, 44-02 23rd St., LIC; 718.392.0304.
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.
To Oct. 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.
Oct. 31-Dec. 14, Greek Cultural Center, Aristophanes' "Lysistrata", English
supertitles, 27-18 Hoyt Ave. South, Astoria, 718.726.7329.
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.
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. 7, American Bolero Dance Company/Spanish Benevolent Society,
"Tablao Flamenco in Astoria, $15 p.p.; Auditorium Centro Espanol, 41-01
Broadway; 718.392.8888.
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.
Nov. 16, New York Youth Symphony, "Queens Series", Mussorgsky's
"Pictures at an Exhibition", $5 p.p.; Kupferberg Center, Queens College,
Flushing; 212.581.5933.

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