Gazette Calendar Of Events
9/11 'We Will Never Forget'
Sep. 10, 7:30 p.m., United Community Civic Association/Port Authority of NY&NJ, 9/11 Memorial Candlelight Ceremony; McManus Memorial Park, 81st Street & Grand Central Service Road, Astoria Heights.
Sep. 11, Elmhurst Hospital, blood drive, ages 18-76 with ID; Maspeth Moose Lodge, 72-15 Grand Ave., Maspeth; 718.334.2022.
Sep. 11, Western Queens Chapter of Long Island Board of Realtors® Honors The Memory of Our Neighbors Lost on 9/11, blood drive, Maspeth Moose Lodge, 72- 15 Grand Ave., Maspeth; 631-661-4800.
Sep. 12, 2 p.m., St. Michael's Cemetery, 9/11Memorial, reading of heroes names and looping video presentation, 72-02 Astoria Blvd., East Elmhurst; 718.278.3240. Community Meetings Associations Sep. 10, Oct. 8, Nov. 12, 7:30 p.m., Dutch Kills Civic; Growing Up Green School (formerly St. Patrick's School, 39- 28 28th St., LIC; 718.786.2049. Sep. 16, 8 p.m., Woodhaven Residents' Block; Woodhaven Richmond Hill Vol Ambulance Corp, 78-15 Jamaica Ave.; 718.296.3735. Boards Sep. 10, Oct. 8, 9:30 a.m., Board 1; Kaufman Astoria Studios, 34-12 36th St., 3rd Floor Conference Room, Astoria; 718.786.3335.
Sep. 10, Oct. 1, 7 p.m., Board 2; Sunnyside Senior Center, 43-31 39th St., Ground Floor, Sunnyside; 718.533.8773. Sep. 14, 7 p.m., Board 7, Union Plaza Care Center, 33-23 Union St., Flushing; 718.359.2800.
Sep. 15, Oct. 20, 7 p.m., Board 1; Astoria World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd.; 718.786.3335.
Oct. 21, Nov. 18, Dec. 9, 7:30 p.m., Board 8; Hillcrest Jewish Center, Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows; 718.264.7895. Clubs Sep. 17, Oct. 15, Nov. 19, Dec. 17, 7:30 p.m., John F. Kennedy Regular Dems of Queens; Tietz Rehabilitation Center, Jamaica Estates, dates & time subject to change. Oct. 13, Nov. 10, Dec. 8, Jan. 12, 2010, Feb. 9, Mar. 9, Apr. 13, May 11, Jun. 8, 6:30 p.m., Lions Club of Ravenswood; Riccardo's, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria; Community Councils Sep. 15, 8 p.m., 102nd Precinct; Moose Hall, 118th Street south of Jamaica Avenue, Richmond Hill. Sep. 22, Oct. 27, Nov. 24, Jan. 26, 2010, Feb. 23, Mar. 23, Apr. 27, May 25, Jun. 22, 7 p.m., sharp, 114th Precinct; Riccardo's, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria; 718.626.9327. Community Education Councils Sep. 17, 6:30 p.m., District 30; Queens Integrated Service Center, 5th Floor Conference Room 28-11 Queens Plaza North, LIC. Sep. 24, Oct. 22, Nov. 19, Dec. 17, Jan. 28, 2010, Feb. 23, Mar. 24, Apr. 29, May 27, Jun. 17, 7 p.m., District 26; M.S. 67, Room B44A, 51-60 Marathon Pkwy., Little Neck, dates & time subject to change; 718.631.6927. Others Sep. 13, P-FLAG, Queens Chapter, Reform Temple of Forest Hills, 71-11 112th St., Forest Hills; www.pflag- Queens.org 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.
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. Sep. 22, 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.
Sep. 23, 12:30 p.m., AARP Chapter 2889; First Presbyterian Church of Newtown, 54-05 Seabury St., Elmhurst; 718.639.8497.
Sep. 30, 1 p.m., Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society; Emanuel United Church of Christ, 91st Avenue; 718.845.3385. •1st Monday of the month, 8 p.m., American Legion Post 298, 30-61 87th St., East Elmhurst. Arts & Entertainment Barnes & Noble Sep. 12, Back-To-School Craft: Sept. 13, Reading/Booksigning: John F. Kennedy International Airport (Images Of Aviation Series); Monday, Sep. 14, Open Mic Poetry; Sep. 17, Curious George Storytime; Sep. 20, The Big Red Dog Guest Appearance & Storytime; Sep. 21, Writing Workshop; Tues./Thurs., weekly storytimes, poetry writing essentials, events free, call 718.380.7077 to confirm, 176-60 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows Long Island Children's Museum Sep. 19-Jan. 3, 2010, KaleidoZone; Sep. 22, Parenting Workshop; Sep. 22-25, ABC Bookmarks; Sep. 26, Monkey King: A Story from China; Sep. 26, 27, The Art of Asia, 11 Davis Ave., Garden City; 516.224.5800. Museum of the Moving Image Sep. 14, Bright Star @ Directors Guild Theater ongoing, "Behind the Screen"; daily, "The Red Balloon", 35th Avenue/36th Street, Astoria; 718.784.0077. Queensborough C.C. Performing Arts Center Sep. 25, 26, 30, Oct. 1-3, Pillowman, 222- 05 56th Ave., Bayside; program information, 718.631.6311
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 Sep. 10, Queens College Art Center, The Poetics of Transculture: Urban Lines Sep. 16, artist talk; Sep. 24, An Evening of Poetry, Art & Music; Sep. 13, Queens College, Queens County Folk Festival, free, on the Quad; Sep. 16, Choral Society auditions for Carmina Burana, Room 270, LeFrak Concert Hall, Kissena Boulevard, Flushing; 718.793.8080.
Sep. 12, York College Performing Arts Center, Latin Giants Orchestra, $20/$10, 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd., Jamaica; 718.262.2840.
Sep. 12, Sunnyside Shorts Film Festival, $10 suggested donation, Sunnyside Gardens Park, 49th Street/39th Avenue, www.sunnysideshorts.net.
Sep. 12, The Creek, Dumpster Tequila, free, 10-93 Jackson Ave., LIC. Sep. 12, New York Metropolitan Country Music Association, Mary Lamont; Oct. 17, San Antones Halloween Dance; Nov. 28, Neil Scott Johnson Thanksgiving dance; Dec. 12, Gunsmoke Christmas Dance, $12 n.m.; Glendale Memorial Building, 72-02 Myrtle Ave.; 718.763.4328. Sep. 12, 26, Italian Charities of America, Saturday Dances; Mon./Fri., Dance with Instruction, admission $10, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718.478.3100.
Sep. 13, Noguchi Museum, Second Sundays: Music in the Garden, Marta Topferova, donation $10, Vernon Boulevard, LIC, www.noguchi.org.
Sep. 13, Rebel Rose Productions, The Rebel Rose Recital in Honor of The September Concert; Athens Square Park, 29th Street/30th Avenue, Astoria; 718.845.2460.
Sep. 13-Mar. 7, 2010, Socrates Sculpture Park, 2009 Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibit; Saturdays, Sculpture Drop-in Workshops, 32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC: 718.956.1819.
To Sep. 14, P.S.1, 2009 11th Annual Warm Up Music Series, Kenneth Anger, Jonathan Horowitz: "And/Or", Lutz Bacher: "My Secret Life, Florian Slotawa;
Sep. 17-19, 20, 23-27, 30, Oct. 1-3, Queens Players Secret Theatre, "Henry V", $15; 44-02 23rd St., LIC; 718.581.6477.
Sep. 19, Sacred Music Chorale of Richmond Hill, Holiday Concert Rehearsals, $60 semester dues; St. John's Lutheran Church, 86-20 114th St.
To Sep. 30, Flushing Town Hall, 2009 Members' Art Exhibit, Salon Sunday (& Saturdays), 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing; 718.463.7700. •Wed. nights, Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden, "Comedyland", free, 29-19 24th Ave., Astoria; 718.274.4825. Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinner- Dances, Fleas, Fairs, Fundraisers
Sep. 13, Queens Community Civic Corp. Street Fair & Flea Market, raindate Sep. 27, vendors wanted, sell your stuff, promote your business, between Park Drive East & 136th Street, Kew Gardens Hills; 718.261.8015.
Sep. 14, Queens College Foundation, 4th Annual Golf & Tennis Classic Benefit, Fresh Meadow Country Club. For information call Leslie Busch 718.997.2733.
Sep. 15, LICBDC Business Breakfast, $30 n.m.; Riverview Restaurant, 2-01 50th Ave., LIC; Nov. 18, LICBDC Annual Luncheon & Trade Show, early registration discounts 'til Sep. 14; 718.786.5300, x. 21.
Sep. 19, Italian Charities of America, flea market, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718.478.3100.
Sep. 20, Astoria Restoration Association's 30th Annual Astoria Alive Street Festival, vendors wanted, raindate Sep. 27, 31st Street between Ditmars Boulevard & 21st Avenue; 718.726.0034.
Sep. 22, Socrates Sculpture Park, Third Annual Benefit; Mark DiSuvero's Studio, East River, LIC; 718.956.1819, x.12.
Sep. 24, Queens Chamber of Commerce reception, Business Person of the Year Awards, 98th Anniversary celebration, Terrace On the Park, 52-11 111th St., Flushing Meadows-Corona Park; 718.898.8599, www.queenschamber.org.
Oct. 18, GWDC 29th Annual Wonderful Woodhaven Street Festival, Jamaica Avenue from 80th Street to Woodhaven Boulevard; 718.805.0202.
Ongoing, Loving Touch Animal Rescue, adopt a pet, 718.224.8629 or 631.420.0425. Health
Sep. 16, Queens Chamber of Commerce Town Hall meeting on healthcare reform, Bulova Corporate Center Conference Room, 75-20 Astoria Blvd., Jackson Heights; 718.898.8599, www.queenschamber.org.
Sep. 16, NAMI Queens/Nassau, preview PBS-TV special, Minds On the Edge…;Hillside Hospital, Sloman Auditorium 76th Avenue & 266th Street, Glen Oaks, 718.470.8100. Sep. 17, Central Queens YM/YWHA, Zumba, 13-week class, $228 n.m.; Sep. 22, Yoga for Moms & Baby, $204 n.m., 67-09 108th St., Forest Hills; 718.268.5011, x. 501.
Sep. 23, No-cost mammograms, Board 6, 73-05 Yellowstone Blvd., Forest Hills; 1.800.453.8378, ext. 1, by appointment only.
To Sep. 20, Socrates Sculpture Park, Outdoor Fitness in the Park, rain or shine; 718.956.1819. Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens Sep. 17, Having a Bad Foot Day?; Sep. 30, Most Common Health Problems…; Sep. 15, Summer Yoga for the Fabulous 50s+; Wed., blood pressure screening. NOTE: Programs are at various venues, registration and/or appointments is required, call 718-267-4333 for information.
•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.
•Ongoing, Mammogram Mondays, Community Healthcare Network's Helen B. Atkinson Health Center, 81 W. 115th St., Manhattan; 212.360.2565. Historicals
Sep. 12, 13, Historic House Trust, 20th Anniversary Heritage Weekend, King Manor Museum, Kingsland Homestead, Lewis H. Latimer House Museum, Queens County Farm Museum. For information go to www.historichousetrust.org.
Sep. 13, Queens Historical Society, Carol Sudhalter's Astoria Jazz Band, Jazz In The Park; Kingsland Homestead, Weeping Beach Park, 143-35 37th Ave., Flushing; 718.939.0647, x. 17.
Sep. 14, Greater Astoria Historical Society, "Forgotten New York" opening exhibit & lecture; 646.238.9365.
Sep. 24-Nov.1, Bayside Historical Society, Drawings of Historic Queens Structures exhibit, $5, advance reservation suggested; to 2010, "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.
To Nov., Greater Ridgewood Historical Society, Royal Roots Revisited: Saluting the Dutch House of Orange-Nassau at Vander Ende-Onderdonk House, donation $3,1820 Flushing Ave., Ridgewood. •Ongoing, Central Queens Historical Association, source for Queens photos not available elsewhere; www.CQHA.net or 917.376.4496. Items of Community Interest
Sep. 10, 12, 13, Flushing YMCA, tryouts for Flyers swim teams, ages 6-18, 138-46 Northern Blvd., Flushing; 718.961.6880, x. 140 or www.flushingflyers.com. Sep. 10, 17, Retired & Senior Volunteer Program Mentoring Orientation Session, for information call 212-614-5555 or 212- 614-5557.
Sep. 12, Roosevelt Court Association of Sunnyside Gardens, sidewalk & bake sale, 48th Street/39th Avenue between Skillman/39th Avenue, rain date Sep. 13.
Sep. 12, Fractured Atlas & The Chocolate Factory Theater 26th District City Council Candidates Forum on Arts and Culture, space limited, RSVP by Sep. 4, 5-49 49th Ave., LIC; 917.364.1110 or 718.974.8383.
Sep. 12, LaG C.C., language classes; 12 sessions, 31-10 Thomson Ave., LIC; 718.482.5640.
Sep. 14, A.M. Audrey Pheffer, Senior Appreciation Week: JASA Rockaway Park Senior Center, 106-20 Shore front Pkwy., Rockaway Park; Sep. 16, JASA Brookdale Senior Center, 131 Beach 19th St., Far Rockaway; Sep. 17, Young Israel of Wavecrest & Bayswater, 27-16 Healy Ave., JASA Roy Reuther Senior Center, 711C Seagirt Ave., Far Rockaway; Sep. 18, Hammels/Seaside Adult Community Center, 90-01 Rockaway Beach Blvd., Rockaway Beach.
Sep. 15, Federation of Italian Americans of Queens, Italian language adult intermediate classes; Sep. 16, adult beginner classes, 12 weeks, $100 plus workbook, 29-21 21st Ave., Astoria; 718.204.2444.
Sep. 15, Central Queens YM/YWHA, Judaism 101, $80 n.m., 67-09 108th St., Forest Hills; 718.268.5011, x. 151.
Sep. 16, SBA/F&T Group, Economic Stimulus Job & Entrepreneurship Fair, Queens Crossing Mu Dan Banquet Hall, 136-17 39th Ave., Flushing.
Sep. 17, London Lennies Seafood Restaurant, wine tasting, 63-88 Woodhaven Blvd/. Rego Park; 718.894.8084.
Sep. 18, Vietnam Veterans of America, Queens Chaper 32, Candlelight Memorial Service honoring POW's/MIA's; Maspeth Memorial Park, 69th Street/Grand Avenue; 718.830.0037 or 718.897.8387.
Sep. 20, Hon Gloria D'Amico Fun/Run/Walk, Astoria Park Track (Shore Boulevard); 718.728-0946.
Sep. 22, Family Focus Adoption Services, "Adoption Today", 54-40 Little Neck Pkwy., Suite 4, Little Neck; 718.224.1919 or www.familyfocusadoption.org.
To Oct. 31, Myrtle Avenue BID/Ridgewood LDC/NYC Council on the Environment, Youth Market/Green Farmers Market, Ridgewood Memorial Triangle, Myrtle & Cypress Avenues; 718.381.7974 or 718.366.3806.
To Nov. 21, LIC Greenmarket Farmers Market, 48th Avenue between Vernon Boulevard & 5th Street.
To Nov., Jackson Heights Greenmarket, recycle clothing & textiles, 34th Avenue between 77/78th Streets. For information go to www.cenyc.org.
Through November, Sunnyside Greenmarket, Skillman Avenue between 42nd/43rd Streets. •1st, 3rd, 5th Sat., Queens Best Toastmasters Club, public speak- ing/communication, free; Elmhurst Hospital Center, Conference Room A-1- 15, 79-01 Broadway; 718.457.8390.
•Sun., Animal Center of Queens, adopt a homeless dog, or puppy, cat or kitten, nonprofit, 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:
Sep. 12, Cantamerica Japanese Poetry of Courtship & Love Sep. 13, La Cumbiamba NY Sep. 19, The New York World's Fairs Japanese Dance Guitarist Chris Caffery: Unplugged
Sep. 26, Journey to the West 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, fees vary, pre-registration advised, dates & times may change; for program information, 718.229.4000: Sep. 12, An Evening With The Stars Margaret Wise Brown Fan Club Storytime Animal Care Trainee Jamaica Bay Bird Walk Sep. 19, 20, 27, Wonderful Worms Sep. 22, A Naturalist Visits The Galapagos Islands Sep. 26, National Estuaries Day Festival Queens Botanical Garden Spend some time taking in the grounds at the gardens, there's much to see and many things to do, volunteers are always appreciated, 43-50 Main St., Flushing; 718.886- 3800: Sep. 11, Reception & Artist Talk Sep. 12, Art Workshop for Children Sep. 15-18, Artist in Residence Makes Paper Sep. 19. 20, Art Workshop for Adults Sep. 25, Reception & Artist Talk To Sep. 25, Open Studio: Papermaking Queens County Farm Museum Take a walk around the farm and drink in the beauty of nature, 75-30 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park; 718.347.3276: Sep. 13, 29th Annual Antique Motorcycle Show Sep. 19, 20, 27th Annual Queens County Fair Queens Zoo Ongoing, Interactive Discovery Center, 53-51 111th St., Flushing Meadows- Corona Park; 718.271.1500 or go to www.queenszoo.com. 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.
Oct. 10, Flushing H.S., Classes of '79, '80, '81; Melville Marriott Hotel. For information: Lisa Shaw Goldstein, lisagold23@ aol.com (1979); Noreen Rosen Montesano, firstname.lastname@example.org (1980), Debra Oltsik Greene, email@example.com (1981).
Nov. 14, Immaculate Conception School, 85th Anniversary, dinner dance, silent auction and more; Riccardo's, 21-01 21st St., Astoria; 718.728.1969 or www.ics85th.com School News & Events
Sep. 10, LaGuardia C.C., GED Open House, 31-10 Thomson Ave., E-242, LIC; 718.482.5985 or 718.482.5061.
Sep. 26, Mater Christi Alumni Reunion, Class of '69, '74, '79; call 718.721.7200, ext. 686 or e-mail mcalumni@ stjohnsprepschool.org.
Nov. 14, Immaculate Conception, 85th Anniversary @ Riccardo's, volunteers needed; 718.728.1969 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Seniors Meet & greet, play games, take advantage of 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: 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: Sep. 11, 2nd Annual Art Show Sep. 14, Terpsichoreans of Queens 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. Selfhelp Austin Street Senior Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills; 718.520.8197.
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.