Gazette Calendar Of Events
Jun. 13, 11 a.m., Kiwanis Club of Sunnyside, 40th Annual Flag Day Parade, Greenpoint Avenue from 39th to 48th Street, celebration at Sabba Park; 718.786.4141. Community Meetings Associations Jun. 10, 7 p.m., United Forties Civic; St. Teresa Basement, 44th Street, Church Yard Entrance; 718.392.0416.
Jun. 10, 7:30 p.m., North Queens Homeowners Civic; Lexington School for the Deaf, 75th Street, Jackson Heights.
Jun. 11, 7 p.m., sharp, Dutch Kills Civic; St. Patrick's School Hall, 39-28 28th St., LIC.
Jun. 11, 7:30 p.m., Astoria Homeowners, Tenants & Business Civic; St. Francis of Assisi, School Basement, 21-17 45th St., Astoria; 718.721.3690.
Jun. 17, 8 p.m., Woodhaven Residents' Block; Woodhaven Richmond Hill Volunteer Ambulance Corp, 78-15 Jamaica Ave.; 718.296.3735.
Jun. 23, 8 p.m., Bayside Hills Civic; Bayside Colonial Church, Basement. Boards Jun. 4, Sep. 3, 7 p.m., Board 2; Sunnyside Community Center, 43-31 39th St.; 718.533.8773.
Jun. 8, 7 p.m., sharp, Board 7, Union Plaza Care Center, 33-23 Union St., Flushing; 718.359.2800. 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.
Jun. 16, 7 p.m., Board 1; Astoria World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd.; 718.786.3335.
Sep. 1, 7:30 p.m., Board 4; St. Paul's Community Center, 98-16 55th Ave., Corona; 718.760.3141.
Sep. 10, 9:30 a.m., Board 1; Kaufman Astoria Studios, 34-12 36th St., 3rd Floor Conference Room, Astoria; 718.786.3335. Clubs Jun. 9, 6:30 p.m., Lions Club of Ravenswood; Riccardo's By The Bridge, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria.
Jun. 10, Maspeth Republican; The Kowalinski Post, 61-57 Maspeth Ave., Upstairs.
Jun. 18, 7:30 p.m., John F. Kennedy Regular Dems of Queens; Tietz Rehabilitation Center, Jamaica Estates, dates and time subject to change. Community Councils Jun. 16, 8 p.m., 102nd Police Precinct; Moose Hall, 118th Street, Richmond Hill. Others Jun. 9, 12:30 p.m., Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce, $20 p.p.; Dazies Restaurant, 39-41 Queens Blvd., LIC; 718.482.6053. Jun. 15, Jul. 6, Sep. 14, Oct. 19, Nov. 16, Dec. 14, 5:30 p.m., Borough Board, Borough President's Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens; 718.286.3000. Call 718.286.2860 to confirm dates. Jun. 16, Jul. 7, Sep. 15, Oct. 20, Nov. 17, Dec. 15, 9:30 a.m., Borough Cabinet; Borough President's Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens; 718.286.3000. Call 718.286.2860 to confirm dates.
Jun. 22, 9 a.m., LICBID; Silvercup Studios, 42- 22 22nd St., 4th Floor, LIC; RSVP 718.786.5300, x. 21.
Jun. 23, various times, Queens Library, 4:30 p.m. Insurance Committee, 5:15 p.m. Finance/Investment Committee, 5:30 p.m. Buildings/Grounds Committee, 5:45 p.m. open session, Central Library, Board Room, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica; 718.990.0700. 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. Arts & Entertainment Barnes & Noble Jun. 7, Discussion/Signing: Honor Yourself: The Inner Art of Giving and Receiving, P.S./M.S. 266 Parent Storytime; Jun. 8. P.S./M.S. 266 Teacher Storytime, Open Mic Poetry; Jun. 11, P.S. 173 Principal-Teacher Storytime; Jun. 12, Reading/Signing: Loukoumi's Good Deeds, P.S. 173 Open Mic; Jun. 15, Poetry Writing Essentials; Jun. 19, St. Kevin's School Choir Performance; Jun. 20, St. Kevin's School Principal-Teacher Storytime; Tues./Thurs., weekly storytimes, poetry writing essentials, events free, call 718.380.7077 to confirm,176-60 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows. Carnegie Hall Jun. 20, Neighborhood Concerts: Chris Washburne & The Syotos Band; Langston Hughes Branch. For information, call the venues. Flushing Town Hall Jun. 14, Student At Exhibit partnership with J.H.S. 23l; 137-35 Northern Boulevard, Flushing; 718.463.7700 x 222. Museum of the Moving Image Ongoing, "Behind the Screen"; daily, "The Red Balloon", 35th Avenue/36th Street, Astoria; 718.784.0077.
Queens Museum of Art 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 Jun. 5, Queens Academy of Arts & Dance: Queens Dance underGROUND showcase, free, reservations required, Flushing
Meadows- Corona Park; 718.760.0064. Others
Jun. 5-21, Thalia Spanish Theatre, Ballet Fiesta Mexicana in MEXICO LINDO; Free Outdoor Festival @ Thomson Hill Park; to Jun. 27, Bilingual Theatre For Children workshop; to Jun. 28, Latino Love Story; 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside; 718.729.3880.
To Jun. 7, APAC, Lillian Hellman: "The Children's Hour", $18/$15/$10/$5; Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 30-44 Crescent St., Astoria; 212.352.3101.
Jun. 9, Central Queens YM/YWHA, Robert Meeropol lecture, The Case of the Rosenbergs- New Revelations; Jennifer Lee lecture, The Fortune Cookie…; Jun. 29-Aug. 14, summer arts & sports, ages 5-11, 67-09 108th St., Forest Hills; 718.268.5011.
Jun. 11, LaGuardia C.C., Screening: "Pane Amaro", LPAC, Mainstage Theatre, 31-10 Thomson Ave., LIC.
Jun. 12, American Bolero Dance Company, season finale, Tablao Flamenco in Astoria, $20/$15, 41-01 Broadway, 2nd Floor, Astoria; 718.392.8888. Jun. 13, 27, Italian Charities of America, Saturday Dances, $10 n.m.; Mon./Fri., Dance with Instruction, admission $10, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718.478.3100.
Jun. 14, Noguchi Museum, Music in the Garden, free with admission or $10/$5, Vernon Boulevard, LIC; 718.204.7088.
Jun. 20, Queens Council On The Arts, application interviews for (hs2as) visual arts portfolio program from Jun. 29-Aug. 6, free for high school juniors/seniors, application interviews; www.queenscouncilarts.org.
Jun. 30, Sunnyside Summer Drama Camp for Kids & Tweens, Skillman Avenue/48th Street; 917.548.1086.
To Sep. 14, P.S.1, Kenneth Anger, Jonathan Horowitz: "And/Or", Lutz Bacher: "My Secret Life, Florian Slotawa; through October, Leandro Erlich, $5 donation, 22-25 Jackson Ave., LIC; www.ps1.org, www.moma.org. •Wed. nights, Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden, "Comedyland", free, 29-19 24th Ave., Astoria; 718.274.4825. Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinner- Dances, Fleas, Fairs, Fundraisers
Jun. 7, Electchester Street Fair 2009, Jewel Avenue & 161st Street, Flushing.
Jun. 7, Brandeis Scholarship Brunch, $50 p.p or $250 includes one ticket; Rockwood Park Jewish Center; 156-45 84th St., Howard Beach followed by Salute to Israel Day Parade, 56th Street/5th Avenue, Manhattan.
Jun. 23, 107th Precinct Community Council, Annual Dinner Dance, $50 p.p.; Reception House, 167-17 Northern Blvd., Flushing; 718.463.1600.
Sep. 13, Queens Community Civic Corp. Street Fair & Flea Market, rain date Sep. 27, vendors wanted, sell your stuff, promote your business; 718.261.8015.
Ongoing, Loving Touch Animal Rescue, adopt a pet, 718.224.8629 or 631.420.0425. Health Jun. 6, Cross Island YMCA, Strong Kids: Max Challenge; Jun. 7, Build Strong Kids ages 8-14, Baby Elephan Sale, birth-age 12; Jun. 13, BBQ to support teens; www.ymcanyc.org/crossisland.
Jun. 16, QSAC, Autism Spectrum Disorders workshop, $20 p.p.; Sheraton LaGuardia Hotel, Flushing; www.qsac.com.
Jun. 17, Forest Hills Hospital, lecture "Current Trends in Diagnosis & Treatment of Liver Disease", 102-01 66th Rd.; 516.465.2500. Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens Tues., Ready, Set, Move!…; Wed., Breath Of Life…; Thurs., A Detailed Picture of Your Health… , Bladder Pain Urinary Frequency. NOTE: Programs are at various venues, registration and/or appointments may be required, call 718-267-4333 for information. Queens Hospital Center Wed., Medicine, OB/GYN, Cardiology; Fri., Pediatrics, Psychiatry; 82-68 164th St., Jamaica; 718.334.5296.
•Fri., Co-Dependents Anonymous, women only; Resurrection Ascension Pastoral Center, Father Freely Hall, 85-18 61st Rd., Rego Park; 718.805.1032. •Fri., Overeaters Anonymous; Unity Center of Flushing, 42-11 155th St., Flushing.
•Weekends, Sakhi for South Asian Women support group meetings, call 212.714.9153, x. 108 for information. •Ongoing, The Public Policy and Education Fund of New York, health coverage Web site, go to www.NYConsumerHealth.org. •Ongoing, Al-Anon: Good Shepherd Methodist Church, 30-44 Crescent St., Astoria, 718.728.5182; St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Parish House, 2nd Floor, Jackson Heights, 718.335.7379; Steinway Reform Church, 21-64 41st St., Astoria, 718.728.2948. Call for information. •Ongoing, SMART Recovery; Long Island Consultation Center to overcome all types of addictive behavior, Long Island Consultation Center, 97-29 64th Rd., Rego Park; 212.631.1198. Historicals
Jun. 4, Greater Astoria Historical Society, lecture/ slide show "Construction Impact of the Bridge"; Jun. 6, walking tour across the bridge; for information, 718.278.0700.
To 2010, Bayside Historical Society, "Bayside Life: On the Edge of Modernity", $5 suggested donation, parking by reservation only; Sat., watercolor art workshop, $20 per class, Castle, Fort Totten Park; 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
Jun. 8, B.P. Helen Marshall, Philippine Independence Day, Q.B. Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Room 213, Kew Gardens, RSVP 718.286.2857; Jul. 23, Peruvian Culture & Heritage Week: 188th Anniversary of the Independence of Peru, Colden Auditorium @ Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing, RSVP 718.286.2853.
To Jun. 18, Central Queens YM/YWHA, Jr. NBA Basketball League registration; Pulse Power Movement, $168 n.m.; 67-09 108th St., Forest Hills; 718.268.5011.
Jun. 11, 25, LaGuardia C.C., Accelerated Degree Program Information Sessions, Little Theatre, 31-10 Thomson Ave., Room M-311, LIC; 347.684.3069 or go to www.lagcc.cuny.edu/asap.
Jun. 13, Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens, Money Management Workshop, free, 90-39 189th St., Hollis; RSVP, 718.217.1238. •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.
•Sat., Chinese language classes, contact Councilmember John Liu's office for information; 718.888.8747, x. 111.
•Sun., 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. •Ongoing, Forty Plus of New York orientation/ tour, 470 Seventh Ave., Manhattan; 212.947.4230. Library Highlights There are many free events available at the Queens libraries for adults, teens, "tweens" and kids. During the tax season forms may be available at your local branch. For program information, call 718.990.0700: Jun. 7, Melvin Dean Ensemble Steel Drum Band Jun. 15, 29, Jul. 13 The Write Stuff, adult workshop
To Jun. 16, When Humanity Fails 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: Jun. 11, APEC Annual Welcome Summer BBQ Jun. 13, Registration for children's classes, July, August & Autumn 2009
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; 718.539.5296. Jun. 11, Rose Ball, RSVP 718.886.3800 x 250 To Jun. 13, July 6-Aug. 20, Sep. 5-Sep. 26, HSBC Children's Garden
To Jun. 15, Infinite India: An Excess of Reality Photographic Exhibition
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. 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 Jun. 4, 11, TheaterSmarts Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing"; Athens Square Park; Jun. 5, Astoria Park, Hell's Gate Bridge; Jun. 6, Queensbridge Park; Jun. 7, Socrates Sculpture Garden; 917.776.1039.
Jun. 7, Cunningham Park, Relay for Life, Fresh Meadows; 800.227.2345. Jun. 11-Jul. 25, Dancing Under The Stars: Forest Park, Dry Harbor Playground; to Jul. 20, Forest Park, Wallenberg Square; to Jul. 22, Little Bay Park, 212th Street, Little Neck; 311.
Jun. 13, Astoria KIP, 5th Annual Knit in Public Day; Astoria Park, 23rd Avenue/19th Street, in case of rain go to Lefkos Pirgos Cafe, 22-85 31st St., Astoria.
Jun. 27-28, Astoria Park 4th Annual Relay For Life, Astoria Park Track; 718.263.2225, x. 5511.
To Aug. 2, Socrates Sculpture Park, State Fair, Open Space: Temple of Dionysos, 2009, 32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC: 718.956.1819. Reunions
Sep. 30-Oct. 3, Navy/Marine Corps shipmates, USS Columbus CA-74/CG-12 1944-1976, USS Columbus (SSN-762), contact Allen Hope, president; 260.486.2221 (8 a.m.-5 p.m. EST), e-mail email@example.com. School News & Events
To Jun. 10, Flushing Christian School, K-8th grade, weekly open house school tour, $100 discount with tour, 41-54 Murray St., Flushing; RSVP 718.445.3533.
Jun. 11, Immaculate Conception School Alumni Association, Steering Committee members needed; Jun. 17, 85th Anniversary Celebration @ Riccardo's, volunteers needed; Jun. 20, Knights of Columbus Car Show, proceeds to scholarship fund, call Mario Massa at 917.673.2805.
Jun. 19, P.S. 173 PTA, "Great American Bake Sale" fundraiser for America's hungry children, 174-10 67th Ave., Fresh Meadows; 718.358.2243. Seniors Meet & greet, play games, support, counseling & respite services, training, education & assistance, health seminars & programs, dancing, entertainment & much more—all available at your local center. Get involved in volunteering your talents. Call the center nearest you for program information, dated events are listed under the center where held. Atria Kew Gardens & Lighthouse International, 117-01 84th Ave., Kew Gardens; 718.441.0300.
Bayside S.C., 221-15 Horace Harding Expwy., Bayside.
Central Queens Y/YMCA S.C., 67-09 108th St., Forest Hills; 718.268.5011.
CCNS/Peter J. DellaMonica S.C., 23-56 Broadway, Astoria; 718.626.1500.
Flushing House, 38-20 Bowne St; 347-532- 3025 or 718.762.3198:
Jun. 13, "Medicaid Provisions of the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005"
Jun. 20, A.M. Ann M. Carrozza discusses the state of state/federal estate taxes, RSVP Robert Salant, 347.532.3025 Joint Public Affairs Committee for Older Adults, 212.402.1127. 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: Jun. 8, Old Bethpage Village, The Town Jun. 10, The Elegant Ivory Duo Jun. 15, The West, Yosemite National Park Jun. 18, Poets & Writers Readings QCH: Pomonok Center, 67-09 Kissena Blvd., Flushing; 718.591.3377.
Rego Park S.C., 93-29 Queens Blvd, 718.896.8511.
Ridgewood Older Adult Center & Services, 59-14 70th Ave.; 718.456.2000.
Self-Help Benjamin Rosenthal S.C., 45-25 Kissena Blvd., Flushing; 718.459.5549.
Steinway S.C., 20-43 Steinway St., Astoria; 718.728.8472. Sunnyside Community Services Center for Active Older Adults, 718.784.6173. Miscellaneous Senior Centers, New York State Bar Association, "Is Your Legal House in Order?" workshops/clinics on Health Care Proxies; Powers of Attorney; Living Wills; Do Not Resuscitate Orders; Organ Donations; Probate: Jun. 10, Prince Street Senior Center, Flushing