2008-11-12 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Susan Cleary

Thanksgiving

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 Nov. 13, 7 p.m., United Forties Civic, parking available; St. Teresa Parish Center, 45th Street, Rectory Basement; 718.392.0416. Boards Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m., Board 8; Hillcrest Jewish Center, Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows; 718.264.7895.

Dec. 4, 7 p.m., Board 2; Sunnyside Community Center, 43-31 39th St.; 718.533.8773.

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. 18, 8 p.m., 115th Police Precinct, 92-15 Northern Blvd., Jackson Heights; 718.760.0447.

Nov. 19, 7 p.m., 110th Precinct; St. John's Queens Hospital, 90-02 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718.558.1198

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 Nov. 13, 8 p.m., District 26; M.S. 67, 51-60 Marathon Pkwy., Room B44A, Little Neck; 718.631.6927.

Nov. 20, 8 p.m., District 30; P.S. 151, 50-05 31st Ave., Woodside; Dec. 18, P.S. 228, 32-65 93rd St., East Elmhurst; 718.391.8380 Others Nov. 13, 5:30 p.m., Queens Library Administrative Committee, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica; 718.990.0700.

Nov. 16, 9:30 a.m., Kew Forest Post 250; Rego Park Jewish Center, 97-30 Queens Blvd.; 718.275.3690.

Nov. 17, Dec. 15, 5:30 p.m., Queens Borough Board, Borough President's Conference Room, Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens; 718.286.3000.

Nov. 18, Dec. 16, 9:30 a.m., Queens Borough Cabinet, Borough President's Conference Room,Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens; 718.286.3000.

Nov. 19, 7:30 p.m., NAMI Queens/Nassau, Sloman Auditorium, Zucker Hillside Hospital, 76th Avenue & 266th Street, Glen Oaks; 718.470.8100.

Nov. 24, 6 p.m., Hearing Loss Association, 75th Street, Jackson Heights; 718.350.3170.

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. •Monthly, Ravenswood Lions Club, Astoria; 718.729.5595. Arts & Entertainment Barnard College 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 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. Museum of the Moving Image

Nov. 21, "Offside"; Dec. 19, "4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days" (all screenings at LaGuardia C.C. Performing Arts Center, Little Theater); ongoing, "Behind the Screen"; daily, "The Red Balloon"; now through holidays, expanded hours, free admission, 35th Avenue/36th Street, Astoria; 718.784.0077 or www.movingimage.us/. Queens College Nov. 18, Los Angeles Piano Quartet; Nov. 30, Readings by Contemporary New York Fiction Writers; Dec. 2, Jennifer Koh, violin & 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. 13-15, Noises Off; 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 Nov. 13, 20, Dec. 4, 11, 18, Looking at the Purposes of Art Lectures; to Nov. 30, Stephen Talasnik's Panorama: The Mapping of Prediction; Dec. 1, 8, 15, 22, "Behind the Mask" Film Series; 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. 13, "Kingdom"; 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 Nov. 13-Dec. 7, The Amoralists Theatre Company, "Amerissiah" world premiere, $20; The Gene Frankel Theater; 212.352.3101 or theatermania. com.

Nov. 13-16, 19-22, Secret Theatre & Queens Players, "Everyman", gala Nov. 8, free buffet, cocktails $20, in advance, 44-02 23rd St., LIC; 718.392.0304.

Nov. 14-16, Theatre A La Carte, "You, The Jury", $14/$12; Community Church of Douglaston, 39-50 Douglaston Pkwy; 718.631.4092.

To Nov. 14-Dec.14, Thalia, 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. Nov. 16, Flushing Town Hall, Galumpha art & entertainment; Nov. 19, The Aesthetics of Diversity; Nov. 21, NEA Jazz Masters, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing; 718.563.7700.

Nov. 17-22, Tony Lo Bianco, one man show, "La Guardia"; Di Capo Opera Theatre, East 76th Street/Lexington Avenue, Downstairs; 212.868.4444.

Nov. 18, Central Queens YM/YWHA, Annual Author Celebration: author Carole Kessner, 67-09 108th St., Forest Hills; 718.268.5011, x. 151.

Nov. 21, Astoria Symphony Tchaikovsky & Beethoven concert, $20/$15; Queensborough Performing Arts Center, 222-05 65th Ave.; 718.204.9034.

Nov. 22, Bella Italia Mia, "A Celebration of Italian Authors"; Christ the King HS, 68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village; 718.426.1240.

Nov. 23, Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra; Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106- 06 Queens Blvd; 718.374.1627.

To Nov. 26, AES Gallery, "Paper and Bronze", 44-02 23rd St., LIC; 718.249.9359.

Dec. 1, Queens Council on the Arts, Effective Career Strategies for Artists: "Now That You're Published", for program information, call 347 505 3017.

To 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.

To Dec. 14, Greek Cultural Center, Aristophanes' "Lysistrata", English supertitles, 27-18 Hoyt Ave. South, Astoria, 718.726.7329.

To Dec. 14, Repetti, Alisha Kerlin & Black Sand Beach, 44-02 23rd St., LIC; 718.786.8007.

Now to Dec. 31, Mount Saint Mary College, statewide, Hudson River Essay contest, submit entries by e-mail to wyant@msmc.edu or mail to Dr. Jerome Wyant, Hudson River Essay Contest, Mount Saint Mary College, 330 Powell Ave, Newburgh, NY 12550. 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

Nov. 13, APEC 2008 Green Gala & honorarium, $150 p.p.; Douglaston Manor, Commonwealth Boulevard/Marathon Parkway; 718.229.4000.

Nov. 20, South Queens Boys & Girls Club, 2008 Annual Dinner "Men of the Decade…", $400 p.p; Russo's on the Bay, 162-45 Crossbay Blvd., Howard Beach; 718.441-6050.

Nov. 21, Woodhaven Residents' Block Association 37th Annual Dinner Dance, Villa Russo, 101-12 Lefferts Blvd., Richmond Hill, $65 p.p.; 718.296.3735.

Nov. 21, Greek Cultural Center, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital fundraiser, 27-18 Hoyt Ave. South, Astoria; 718.726.7329.

Nov. 22, Flushing House, flea market, free, refreshments for sale, white elephant items, miscellaneous goodies for sale, vendors wanted call 347.532.3010, 38-20 Bowne St.; 718.762.3198.

Nov. 22, Loving Touch fundraiser to benefit non-profit animal rescue group, holiday shopping, bargains, raffles, pet photos with Santa, adoptions; North Presbyterian Church of Flushing, 25-33 154th St., Flushing; www.duchessthedog.com. Health

Nov. 16, Greek Cultural Center, blood drive, appointment necessary, 27-18 Hoyt Ave. South, Astoria; 718.726.7329.

Nov. 18, Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, confidential memory screening, free, 97-35 Allendale St., Jamaica; 718.297.4700, x.224.

Nov. 19, Forest Hills Hospital, Community Wellness Lecture: "Food Safety- Is Your Kitchen Safe", free, 102-01 66th Rd., Conference Room 4, 8th Floor; 516.465.2500.

Nov. 19, Assemblymember Michael Gianaris/Mt. Sinai Hospital, free flu shot, Western Queens residents; VB&GC, 21-12 30th Rd., Astoria; 718.545.3889.

•Weekly, self-help meetings for women only; Resurrection Ascention Pastoral Center, Father Freely Hall, 85-18 61st Rd., Rego Park; 718.805.1032. Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens 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 Nov. 14, 15, Greater Ridgewood Historical Society, 5 Dutch Days: A Dutch Tableau; Nov. 16, The Dutch Taste for Old Masters, Vander Ende- Onderdonk House, 18-20 Flushing Ave., Ridgewood. Nov. 15, Bayside Historical Society, volunteers wanted to decorate "The Castle" for the holidays; Nov. 22, tour historic Lawrence Cemetery; Fort Totten Park, Bayside; 718.352.1548. •Ongoing, Central Queens Historical Association, source for Queens photos not available elsewhere; www.CQHA.net or 917.376.4496. Items of Community Interest

Nov. 15, LaGuardia C.C., "How to Apply to CUNY"; Aromatherapy for Your Body & Soul, $45 p.p., admissions information session & campus tour; Nov. 18, financial aid workshop; Nov. 19, introduction to acupressure $49 p.p.,Yaa Samar! Dance Theater, $14/$10, open house, E-Building, How to Select a CUNY College…; Nov. 19, 20, admissions information session & campus tour; Nov. 21, "Office Side, World Cinema Showcase, $10/$8; Nov. 25, online open house & live chat, 31-10 Thomson Ave., LIC; 718.482.5000.

Nov. 19, Queens Chamber of Commerce, 3rd Annual NY Xpo for Business registration, free; 718.898.8500, x 24. Nov. 20-Jan. 29, 2009, American Family Community Services, Spanish parenting skills workshop, both 8 consecutive weeks; Nov. 23-Jan. 31, English parenting skills workshop classes. 37-63 76th St., Jackson Heights; 718.639.8370.

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