2009-06-10 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Susan Cleary

Flag Day

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. 4th of July

Jun 29, 7:30 p.m. CALDC, 27th Annual Independence Day Celebration with Joe Battaglia & The New York Big Band; Astoria Park, 19th Street/Shore Boulevard, Astoria. Community Meetings Associations 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. 23, 8 p.m., Bayside Hills Civic; Bayside Colonial Church, Basement. Boards Jun. 16, Sep. 15, 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. 9, Oct. 21, Nov. 18, Dec. 9, 7:30 p.m., Board 8; Hillcrest Jewish Center, Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows; 718.264.7895.

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. 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. 17, 7 p.m., 110th Community Council; VFW Hall, 51-11 108th St., Corona; 718.426.9112. Community Education Councils Jun. 11, Jul. 16, 8 p.m., District 30; Queens Integrated Service Center, 28-11 Queens Plaza North, 5th Floor, LIC; 718.391.8380.

Jun. 18, 8 p.m., sharp, District 26; M.S. 67, 51- 60 Marathon Pkwy. Room B44A, Little Neck. Others Jun. 11, 7 p.m., U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; Bay Terrace Jewish Center, 1300 209th St., Bayside; 917.494.2247.

Jun. 14, 9:30 a.m., Kew Forest Post 250 Jewish War Veterans; Rego Park Jewish Center, 97-30 Queens Blvd., Rego Park; 718.275.1362. 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. 24, 1 p.m., Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society; Emanuel United Church of Christ, 91st Avenue; 718.845.3385. 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. 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. Others Jun. 11, LaGuardia C.C., Screening: "Pane Amaro", LPAC, Mainstage Theatre, 31-10 Thomson Ave., LIC.

Jun. 11-14, 17-21, 24-27, Secret Theatre "Macbeth", $15, 44-02 23rd St., LIC; www.thequeensplayers. com or www.secrettheatre.com.

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, CenterStage: The Queens Center for the Performing Arts, CenterStage Magic Circus, 135- 32 38th Ave., Flushing; 718.321.8496. 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. 14, 21, Thalia Spanish Theatre, Free Outdoor Festival @ Thomson Hill Park; to Jun. 21, Ballet Fiesta Mexicana in MEXICO LINDO; to Jun. 27, Bilingual Theatre For Children workshop; to Jun. 28, Latino Love Story; 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside; 718.729.3880.

Jun. 17, Noguchi Museum: Noguchi ReINstalled, , 9-01 33rd Rd., LIC.

To Jun. 20, Cultural Association of the Molisi Region in America, photo exhibit, Earthquake in Abruzzo; Buzzeo Building Gallery, 31-16 36th Ave., LIC.

Jun. 23, Central Queens YM/YWHA, author discusses Jewish Pirates: Fact or Fiction?, $4.50 donation, 67-09 108th St., Forest Hills; 718.268.5011.

Jun. 27, Bella Italia Mia, "The Giglio Feast of Brooklyn…", $7 n.m.; Christ the King H.S., 68- 02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village; 718.426.1240.

Jun. 29-Aug. 14, Central Queens YM/YWHA, summer arts & sports, ages 5-11, 67-09 108th St., Forest Hills; 718.268.5011.

Jun. 30, Sunnyside Summer Drama Camp for Kids & Tweens, Skillman Avenue/48th Street; 917.548.1086.

To Jul. 31, LIC Artists: 100th Anniversary of the Queensboro Bridge, TRANS-POSITIONS, 646.369.7184, kbfitzgerald@gmail.com or www.LICArtists.org.

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. 19, 20, American Legion Auxiliary Unit 797, rummage sale, some old, some new, something for everyone, no early bids, 36-19 30th St., LIC; 347.247.5183.

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. 13, Cross Island YMCA, Strong Kids: BBQ to support teens; www.ymcanyc.org/crossisland.

Jun. 13, Community Board 3, Health Care Expo 2009; Corona Health Center, 34-33 Junction Blvd., Jackson Heights; 718.458.2707.

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. To Jun. 18, Central Queens YM/YWHA, Pulse Power Movement, $168 n.m.; Jun. 29, strengthen & tone class, $175 n.m., Jul. 2, Zumba cardio fitness program, $123 n.m.; exercise for cancer survivors, call for information, 67-09 108th St., Forest Hills; 718.268.5011. 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

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. 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.

Jun. 17, AHRC workshop, Overview of Medicaid & Social Security Benefits; Weinberg Adult Day Center, 32-03 39th Ave., LIC: 212.895.3446.

To Jun. 18, Central Queens YM/YWHA, Jr. NBA Basketball League registration, 67-09 108th St., Forest Hills; 718.268.5011.

Jun. 19, B.P. Helen Marshall, Council for Airport Opportunity, LaGuardia & JFK related job fair, Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Room 213, Kew Gardens, 718.286.3000.

Jun. 20, LaGuardia C.C., Fun Day for Kids, Main Building, 31-10 Thomson Ave., LIC; 718.482.5334.

Jul. 23, B.P. Helen Marshall, Peruvian Culture & Heritage Week: 188th Anniversary of the Independence of Peru, Colden Auditorium @ Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing, RSVP 718.286.2853.

Jun. 28, U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Flotilla 12- 01, "America's Volunteer Lifesavers" Boating Safety Course, $100 adults, $50 children; Fort Totten, Bayside; pre-registration a must; 718.352.3764 or 12-01@verizon.net. •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. 15, 29, Jul. 13 The Write Stuff, adult workshop To Jun. 16, When Humanity Fails Jun. 21, Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana Dance Company Jul. 18, Pan Asian Chamber Jazz Ensemble 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. 11, TheaterSmarts Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing"; Athens Square Park; 917.776.1039. 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. 14, Frontera Park, Strawberry Festival, face painting, arts & crafts, music & entertainment & more, 58th Avenue & 69th Street, Maspeth; 311.

Jun. 14, Kissena Park, 10th Annual Team Brickwell Road Race/Walk, 164th Street/Oak Avenue, Flushing. Jun. 14, Astoria Park, The Slocum Story: Steamship General Slocum; Jun. 27-28, 4th Annual Relay For Life, Astoria Park Track; 718.263.2225, x. 5511. Jun. 14, Gantry Plaza State Park, Hungry March Band; Jun. 23, Chinese Theatre Works; Jul. 21, Afrodita Latin Jazz; Aug. 11, Third Rail Projects, 50th Avenue/East River, LIC; 311. Jun. 20, Socrates Sculpture Park State Fair, "Seen: on the other side of the glass plate…"; to Aug. 2, Open Space: Temple of Dionysos, 2009, 32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC: 718.956.1819.

Jun. 27, Maurice Park, Family Day, popcorn, inflatables, arts & crafts & games, 54th Avenue/63rd Street, Queens Village; 311. 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 hope4391@comcast.net.

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