Gazette Calendar Of Events
Nov. 26, 3 p.m., Dino Rosi in concert; Flushing House, 38- 20 Bowne St.
Nov. 27, 9 a.m., LIC YMCA Turkey Trot, suggested donation $10, all proceeds support the Strong Kids Campaign; 718.392.7932, x. 242.
Nov. 27, noon-4 p.m., The Greek-American Homeowners Association, Thanksgiving lunch, everything is free, 23-49 31st St., Astoria; 718.545.4046. Christmas, Chanukkah, Kwanzaa
Nov. 20, 6-7 p.m., Sunnyside BID, first annual Holiday Lights & Inaugural Ribbon Cutting, children's Drum Corps, free hot chocolate & holiday treats, Sunnyside Arch, 46th Street/Queens Boulevard, RSVP, 347.533.3066.
Nov. 28-Dec. 18, Salvation Army, annual Angel Tree toy drive, donations wanted, 45-18 Broadway, LIC; 718.721.9046.
Dec. 6, 9 a.m.-noon, 114th Police Precinct Community
Council, children's Christmas party donations and contributions wanted; 718.626.9327, 718.932.8743, 718.278.8717.
Dec. 6, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Forest Park, Holiday Happening, $2 p.p., crafts, games, music, live performance by Jurukan Inc and a visit from Santa, under 2 years free, Oak Ridge, One Forest Park, Woodhaven; 718.235.4100.
Dec. 7, 107th Police Precinct Community Council annual children's holiday party, Parsons Boulevard, Flushing.
Dec. 14, 4 p.m., Glenn Mohr Chorale, "Christmas in Heaven" musical, $20/$12; Immaculate Conception Center, 72-00 Douglaston Pkwy., Douglaston; 866.462.4647. Community Meetings Associations Nov. 20, 8 p.m., FDR Dems; Chabad of N.E. Queens, 212- 12 26th Ave., Bayside; 718.460.8285. Boards Nov. 20, 7:30 p.m., sharp, Board 3; Langston Hughes Library, 100-01 Northern Blvd., Corona; 718.458.2707.
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.
Dec. 17, 7:30 p.m., Board 8; Hillcrest Jewish Center, Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows; 718.264.7895. Clubs Nov. 20, Dec. 18, 7:30 p.m., John F. Kennedy Regular Democratic Club; Tietz Rehabilitation Center, Jamaica Estates; 718.591.8446. Community Councils 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. 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. 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.
Nov. 27, 12:30 p.m., Peace University of Mass Communications; Queens Museum of Art, Flushing Meadows- Corona Park, New York City Building; 718.939.2269.
Dec. 1, NYC Health & Hospitals Corporation; Queens Hospital Center, N Building Auditorium, 82-68 164th St., Jamaica; 212.788.3360. Dec. 4, 5:30 p.m., Queens Library Administrative Committee; 5:45 p.m., Board of Trustees, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica; 718.990.0700.
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.
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.
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. •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. 20-21, Gender on Ice; Nov. 20-22, "As Five Years Pass", 3009 Broadway, Manhattan; 212.854-2037. Barnes & Noble 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. 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. 22, Herman's Hermits: Peter Noone, Brian Stokes Mitchell in Concert; Nov. 25, Sheila The Great; Dec. 1, Amber Brown Is Not A Crayon; Dec. 4, 11, My Heart In A Suitcase; Dec. 5, 6, 10-12, Jesus Hopped The 'A' Train; Dec. 21, Oratorio Society of Queens annual holiday concert: Messiah 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside; program information 718.631.6311. Queens Museum of Art Nov. 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. 22, Inti-Illimani; Nov. 29, Maureen McGovern; Nov. 30, Babes In Toyland, Edmar Castaneda Trio; Dec. 5-7, 10-11, 13- 14, The Men Of Mah Jongg; Dec, 6, Cover Girl; Dec. 13, Wonder Woman Wears Raggedy Ann Pajamas; Dec. 14, Cine Infantil Latino Americano; Dec. 20, 21, Paul Taylor Dance Company; Dec. 29, 30, The Nutcracker; Flushing Meadows- Corona Park, tickets vary order by phone, 718.760.0064. Others Nov. 21, Flushing Town Hall, NEA Jazz Masters, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing; 718.563.7700.
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.
To Nov. 22, Tony Lo Bianco, one man show, "La Guardia"; Di Capo Opera Theatre, East 76th Street/Lexington Avenue, Downstairs; 212.868.4444.
To Nov. 22, Secret Theatre & Queens Players, "Everyman", gala Nov. 8, free buffet, cocktails $20, in advance, 44-02 23rd St., LIC; 718.392.0304.
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. Dec. 2, Central Queens YM/YWHA, biographical lecture on Bella Abzug; Dec. 9, What Does DNA Research Reveal About Jewish History; Dec. 18, …The Man Who Revived The Hebrew Language; 67-09 108th St., Forest Hills; 718.268.5011. Dec. 6, 20, Italian Charities of America, Saturday Dances, $20 n.m.; Mon. & Fri., Dance With Instruction, $10 admission, 83- 20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718.478.3100.
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. 7, The Amoralists Theatre Company, "Amerissiah" world premiere, $20; The Gene Frankel Theater; 212.352.3101 or theatermania.com.
To Dec.14, Thalia, Rhythms Of Latin America II; to Dec.15, Bilingual Theatre For Youth Workshop, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside; 718.729.3880.
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 email@example.com 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. •Wed. nights, Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden, "Comedyland", free, 29-19 24th Ave., Astoria; 718.274.4825. Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinners, Dances, Fleas, Fairs, Fundraisers
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.
Dec. 3, Queens Chamber of Commerce, 96th Annual Dinner & Awards, $150 p.p., black tie optional; Terrace on the Park, 52-11 111th St., Flushing Meadows- Corona Park.
Dec. 13, Italian Charities of America, flea market, refreshments served, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718.478.3100. Health
Nov. 20, Elmhurst Hospital Center Palliative Care Team, Health Care Proxy Completion, 41st Avenue entrance; Nov. 21, Palliative Care Memorial Service, auditorium.
Nov. 20, Samuel Field Y, Medicare part D, free forum.
Dec. 6, 115th Police Precinct Community Council, blood drive, 92-15 Northern Blvd., Jackson Heights; 718.672.9194.
Dec. 10, Comprehensive Prenatal/Perinatal Services Network, Queens residents, community baby shower, free; Fame Diner, 176- 19 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows, RSVP; 718.762.0346 x 14 or x 11.
•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 Through 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. 22, Bayside Historical Society, tour historic Lawrence Cemetery; Fort Totten Park, Bayside; 718.352.1548.
Dec. 14, 1-5 p.m., Queens Historical Society, 2008 Historic Holiday House Tours, Activities & Treats, Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37th Ave.; Voelker-Orth House 149- 19 38th Ave.; Lewis H. Latimer House, 34- 41 137th St.; Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.; 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 Nov. 20, LaGuardia C.C., 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. 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.
Nov. 22, A.R.R.O.W. Community Center, Swap-O-Rama, 35-30 35th St., Astoria; 646.202.0825.
Nov. 23, United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, Boating & Lifesaving Skills, Seamanship Courses, $75 includes educational materials, pre-registration a must; call for program information 718.352.3764 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Now to Dec. 1, 112th Precinct, Anti-Drug Essay Contest, grades 4 to 12, 68-40 Austin St., Forest Hills.
Dec. 7, VFW Whitestone Post 4787, service for WWII casualties, 149th Street/15th Avenue, Field, Whitestone; 718.746.0540.
To Dec. 20, FIAOQ, Italian for Children, 10 classes, one-hour session, ages 2-6, 29-21 21st Ave., Astoria; 718.204.2444. •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.
•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.
•Fall, Sunnyside Greenmarket, Skillman Avenue between 42nd/43rd Streets. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Saturday until late autumn. •Ongoing, Forty Plus of New York orientation/ tour, 470 Seventh Ave., Manhattan; 212.947.4230. Citizenship application (Form N400) assistance, Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., All Saints' Episcopal Church, 43-12 46th St., Sunnyside; for appointment, call 718.784- 8031. Library Highlights There are many free events available at the Queens libraries for adults, teens, "tweens" and kids: Nov. 20, Poetry: From the Page to the Stage, various libraries, Poetry: From the Page to the Stage, various libraries; Nov. 22, SufiDancemeditation; Nov. 22, 26, Queens StartUP Business Plan Competition; Nov. 24, guitar lessons registration (must attend all 8 sessions); Nov. 24, Dec. 1, 8, lectures "All beauty is a making one of Opposites…"; Nov. 26, Evening of Chinese Music; Dec. 6, The Language of Afghanistan; Dec. 7, The Jewish Graphic Novel, Dominican Folk & Modern Merengue; Dec. 13, Uruguay's Traditional Dance/Music; Dec. 14, Yiddish Music Program; to Dec. 31, Calligraphy of Masako Inkyo; for program information, call 718.990.0700. Parks & Recreation
Alley Pond Environmental Center APEC has many fun and interesting programs all year long for tots to pre-teens to adults, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston; for program information, 718.229.4000: Nov. 20, Dec. 4, 11, 18, Watercolor Workshops (adults); Nov. 22, Mad Scientist: Oil Spills; Nov. 23, Bird Brains; Sundays through November, Urban Park Rangers Adventure Course, free for upcoming fall holidays, including Columbus Day, Election Day and Veterans Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for families with children ages 8+ and adults, first-come, first-served; call 311 and ask for Urban Park Rangers or visit www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers.
Hall of Science There's a lot of hands-on science going on at the hall, all year 'round, Flushing Meadows- Corona Park, 311.
Queens Botanical Garden Spend some time taking in the grounds at the gardens, there's much to see and many things to do, 43-50 Main St., Flushing; Nov. 20, 1st Annual Members Only Holiday Preview Sale; Nov. 22, The Earth Knows My Name…; Dec. 3, Teacher's Wormshop: Composting in the Classroom; Dec. 20, Winter Solstice Composting; 718.539.5296.
Queens County Farm Museum It's just a treat to walk around the farm and drink in the beauty of nature, 75-30 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park; 718.347.3276, ext. 304. Queens Zoo Ongoing, Interactive Discovery Center, 53- 51 111th St., Flushing Meadows- Corona Park; 718.271.1500 or go to www.queenszoo.com. Other Parks Nov. 28-30, Queens History Weekend: Native American History; Forest Park, Woodhaven Boulevard; Nov. 29, Flushing Freedom Mile; Daniel Carter Beard Square, Main Street/Northern Boulevard, Flushing;
Nov. 30, Man of the Manor; King Manor Museum, Jamaica Avenue & 150/153rd Streets; 311. Reunions
Nov 22, St. John's Prep/Lewis Avenue Alumni Reunion Honoring Walter Brady '53; New York Athletic Club, 180 Central Park South, Manhattan; 718.721.7200, x 686. School Events & News
Nov. 22, Holy Cross H.S., Hall of Fame Induction & Dinner, at the school, $125 p.p.; 718.461.1288.
Nov. 22, St. Francis of Assisi School, indoor flea market, vendors wanted, tables $40, 21-18 46th St., Astoria; 917.841.5219.
•3rd Tues., every month, One World Charter School elementary, middle school board meetings; 718.392.3405, ext. 203.
•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. Seniors Meet & greet, play games, support, counseling & respite services, training, education & assistance, health seminars & programs, get involved in volunteering your talents, and much more. Call the center nearest you for more information. Atria Kew Gardens & Lighthouse International, 117-01 84th Ave., Kew Gardens; 718.441.0300.
Bayside Senior Center, 221-15 Horace Harding Expwy., Bayside.
Flushing House, 38-20 Bowne St; 347-532- 3025 or 718.762.3198. Joint Public Affairs Committee for Older Adults, 212.402.1127. Peter J. DellaMonica Senior Center, 23-56 Broadway, Astoria; 718.626.1500. Queens Community House: QCH: Forest Hills Senior/Community Center, 108-25 62nd Dr.; 718.699.1010. QCH: Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Ste. 202; 718.268.5960:
Nov. 20, The Community House, "Les Miserables"
Nov. 25, 28, "Young at Heart". QCH: Pomonok Center, 67-09 Kissena Blvd., Flushing; 718.591.3377.
Rego Park Senior Center, 93-29 Queens
Blvd, 718.896.8511. Ridgewood Older Adult Center &
Services, 59-14 70th Ave.; 718.456.2000. Self-Help Benjamin Rosenthal Senior Center, 45-25 Kissena Blvd., Flushing; 718.459.5549.
Steinway Senior Center, 20-43 Steinway St., Astoria; 718.728.8472. Sunnyside Community Services Center for Active Older Adults, 718.784.6173.