Gazette Calendar Of Events
Jan. 8, 2009, Feb. 12, Mar. 12, Apr. 9, May 14, Jun. 11, 7 p.m.,
United Forties Civic Association; St. Theresa,Parish Center,
Rectory Basement, 50-22 45th St., Woodside; 718.392.0416.
Jan. 21, 8 p.m., Woodhaven Residents'; Woodhaven Richmond
Hill Vol. Ambulance Corp, 78-15 Jamaica Ave.; 718.296.3735.
Jan. 6, Feb. 3, 2009, 7:30 p.m., Board 4; Flanders Field VFW Post
150, 51-11 108th St., Corona; 718.760.3141.
Jan. 12, 7 p.m., Board 7; Union Plaza Care Center, 33-23 Union
St., Flushing; 718.359.2800.
Jan. 14, Feb. 11, Mar. 11, Apr. 22, May 13, Jun 10, Sep. 9, Oct.
21, Nov. 18, Dec. 9, 7:30 p.m., Board 8; Hillcrest Jewish Center,
Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows; 718.264.7895.
Feb. 18, 2009, Mar. 18, Apr. 15, May 20, Jun. 17, 7:30 p.m., John
F. Kennedy Regular Democratic Club; Tietz Rehabilitation Center,
Jamaica Estates, dates and time subject to change.
Jan. 20, 2009, 8 p.m., 102nd Police Precinct; Moose Hall, 118th
Street, Richmond Hill.
Jan. 27, 7 p.m., 108th Police Precinct; Sunnyside Community
Services, 43-31 39th St.
Jan. 27, 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.
Jan. 7, 2009, 12:30 p.m., AARP Chapter 2889; First Presbyterian
Church of Newtown, 54-05 Seabury St., Elmhurst; 718.639.8497.
Jan. 15, 5:30 p.m., Queens Library Administrative & Committees;
Jan. 22, 5:45 p.m., Board of Trustees & Committees, Central
Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica; 718.990.0704.
Jan. 29, Feb. 19, Mar. 12, Apr. 2, Apr. 23, May 14, Jun. 4, Jun.
25, Jul. 16, Aug. 6, Aug. 27, Sep. 17, Oct. 15, Nov. 5, Dec. 3, Dec.
17, Borough President Land Use, Borough Hall, B.P's Conference
Room, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens; 718.286.3000. Call
718.286.2860 to confirm dates.
•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
Barnes & Noble
Jan. 18, 2009, Snowflake Craft & Storytime; Jan. 21, Educator
Open House-pre-K-12th grade; Jan. 28, Jan Brett Storytime; Jan.
30, P.S. 48 Author Celebration; Tues./Thurs., weekly storytimes,
poetry writing essentials, events free, 176-60 Union Tpke., Fresh
Museum of the Moving Image
Jan. 23, 2009, In Between Days; ongoing, "Behind the Screen";
daily, "The Red Balloon"; now through holidays, expanded hours,
free admission, 35th Avenue/36th Street, Astoria; 718.784.0077 or
To Jan. 15, 2009, Power to the Peaceful: Peace Quilts From
Around the World, program & ticket information 718.793.8080 or
Queensborough Performing Arts Center
Jan. 14, 2009 Rainbow Fish; Jan. 30, Feb. 13, Fish Face; Jan 31,
Disco Fever! with The Trammps & Tavares; Feb. 14, Risas Y
Ritmo: Where Latin Comedy and Salsa Music Meet!, 222-05 56th
Ave., Bayside; program information 718.631.6311.
Queens Museum of Art
To Jan. 25, 2009, 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,
Queens Theatre In The Park
Jan. 7-11, 2009, Neil Berg's 100 Years Of Broadway; Jan. 17, "The
Little Mermaid"; Jan. 18, "The Velveteen Rabbit"; Jan. 22,
Manhattan Vibes; Jan. 22-25, Greek-American Performing Arts
Festival opening night; Jan. 28-Feb. 1, Jerry's Girls; Jan. 31, The
International Guitar Night; Flushing Meadows- Corona Park, tickets
vary order by phone, 718.760.0064.
Jan. 2, 5, 2009 Italian Charities of America, Dance With
Instruction, $10 admission; Jan. 10, 17, Saturday Dances, $20 n.m.,
83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718.478.3100.
Jan. 10, NY Metropolitan Country Music Association, Sean
Kershaw, $12; Glendale Memorial Building, 72-02 Myrtle Ave.,
Jan. 11, Musica Reginae, Charles Neidich Clarinet; Queens
College, LeFrak Hall, Kissena Boulevard, Flushing.
Jan. 11, Thalia Spanish Theatre, "Goldilocks & The 3 Bears" bilingual
musical for children, $12/$10, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave.,
Jan. 11, Con Brio Ensemble, twilight concert, $12/$10; Church in
the Gardens, 50 Ascan Ave., Forest Hills; 718.459.1277.
Jan. 11, Green Space, new works series "Fertile Ground", $10 at
the door, 37-24 24th St., Ste. 301, LIC.
Jan. 14, 16, 18, 22, 24, 28, 30, 31, 2009, The Secret Theatre, The
2009 Long Island City One Act Festival, Program 1: Act Four: One
Act; Jan. 15, 17, 21, 23, 24, 25, 29, 31, Program 2 $25 for both programs,
44-02 23rd St., LIC; 718.392.0722.
To Jan. 19, 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.
To Jan. 30, LICArtists, "Celebration" exhibition features affordable/
gift-ready work, 5-46 50th Ave., LIC; 917.843.3836.
•Wed. nights, Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden, "Comedyland", free,
29-19 24th Ave., Astoria; 718.274.4825.
Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinners, Dances, Fleas,
Jan. 4, 2009, Community Prevention Alternatives, Three Kings
Day Celebration, donate an open gift, ages infant to 12 years;
Flushing Hospital, Auditorium, 45th at Parsons Boulevard,
Jan. 17, Italian Charities of America, flea market, refreshments, 83-
20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718.478.3100.
Jan. 3, 25, 2009, Cross Island YMCA, open house, 235-10 Hillside
Ave., Bellerose. For information go to ymcanyc.org/crossisland or
Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens
Through January '09, complimentary mammogram screening,
appointment only; Jan. 13, Ask the Pediatrician; Jan. 22,
Everything You Wanted To Know About Hernias, registration; Jan.
29, Breast Cancer Screening/Education, appointment; Tues., Yoga
For The Fab 50's & Beyond. NOTE: programs are at various venues,
registration and/or appointments may be required, call 800-
Your-MDS, 718.274.0644 or 718.274.0365 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 to
overcome all types of addictive behavior, 97-29 64th Rd., Rego
•Weekly, self-help meetings for women only; Resurrection
Ascension Pastoral Center, Father Freely Hall, 85-18 61st Rd., Rego
Jan. 11, 2009, Queens Historical Society, film screening "Peace
Through Understanding: The 1964-65 New York World's Fair; Jan.
13, private tour of Steinway & Sons Piano Factory; 718.939.0647,
•Ongoing, Central Queens Historical Association, source for
Queens photos not available elsewhere; www.CQHA.net or
Items of Community Interest
Jan. 5, 2009, LaGuardia C.C., registration; Jan. 7, free introductory
workshop on American Sign Language Program; Jan. 10,
Mommy & Me Sign Language Program workshop; Jan. 12,
Computer Literacy Program for Displaced Homemakers; Jan. 12-
Feb. 19, Veterans Upward Bound Program; Jan. 15, Understanding
Your Dreams; for information, call 718.482.5324.
Jan. 13, Queens B.P. Helen M.Marshall, State of the Borough
Address; Queens College, Colden Auditorium, Kissena Boulevard,
Flushing, parking available; Jan. 17, 2009 African American
Heritage Month Planning committee/Queens Library tribute to Dr.
Martin Luther King, Jr., 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica, limited seating,
RSVP by Jan. 15; 718.286.2669.
To Jan. 29, 2009, American Family Community Services, Spanish
parenting skills workshop, both 8 consecutive weeks; to Jan. 31,
English parenting skills workshop classes. 37-63 76th St., Jackson
•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.
There are many free events available at the Queens libraries for
adults, teens, "tweens" and kids. For program information, call
718.990.0700: Jan. 4, 2009, 23rd Annual Sunday Concerts @
Central: McCollough Sons of Thunder.
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
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;
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.
Ongoing, Interactive Discovery Center, 53-51 111th St., Flushing
Meadows- Corona Park; 718.271.1500 or go to
Jan. 4, 2009, Kissena Park, Urban Park Rangers "Tree-mendous
Hike", free, meet at Rose & Oak Avenue; 311.
School Events & News
Jan. 8, 2009, Jan. 28, Feb. 10, The Renaissance Charter School,
open house for K-8th grade, photo ID required, 35-59 81st St.,
Jackson Heights; 718.803.0060.
Jan. 13, 2009, Kew-Forest School, lecturer Don Albert, "The Rules
of Engagement Empowering Kids to Learn", Libra Tech Center,
119-17 Union Tpke., Forest Hills.
•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 shootaround,
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.
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.