2010-07-21 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Susan Cleary

Night Out Against Crime
Aug. 3, 107th Police Precinct Community
Council, Electchester Shopping Center,
Parsons Boulevard, Fresh Meadows.
Aug. 3, 5-8 p.m., 110th Police Precinct
Community Council, flushing Meadows-
Corona Park, 111th Street between
53/54th Avenues, Corona.
Aug. 3, 6-9 p.m., 112th Police Precinct,
volunteers needed; MacDonald Park,
Forest Hills.
Aug. 3, 5-8 p.m., 114th Police Precinct,
Mount Sinai Queens; War Memorial,
Astoria Park South, Shore Boulevard,
Community Meetings
Dates & times are subject to change, call
to confirm.
Sep. 1, 7 p.m., Board 2; Sunnyside
Community Services, 43-31 39th St.,
Ground Floor; 718.533.8773.
Sep. 15, Oct. 13, Nov. 10, Dec. 22, 7:30
p.m., Board 8; Hillcrest Jewish Center,
Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows;
Sep. 21, 6:30 p.m., Board 1; Astoria
World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd.;
Sep. 16, Oct. 21, Nov. 18, Dec. 16, 8
p.m., sharp, John F. Kennedy Regular
Dems of Queens; Margaret Tietz Center,
164-11 Chapin Pkwy., Jamaica;
718.298.7800, x. 0.
Community Councils
Aug. 3, 8 p.m.; Aug. 12, 6:30 p.m., 107th
Precinct, 71-01 Parsons Blvd., Flushing;
Community Education Councils
Jul. 29, 7 p.m., District 26; M.S. 158, 46-
35 Oceania St., Teacher’s Cafeteria, 1st
Floor, Bayside.
Jul. 29, Aug. 19, Sep. 16, Oct. 7, 28, Nov.
18, Dec. 9, 30, 10:30 a.m., Borough
President Land Use, Borough Hall, B.P’s
Conference Room, 120-55 Queens Blvd.,
2nd Floor, Kew Gardens; call
Sep. 20, Oct. 18, Nov. 15, Dec. 13, 5:30
p.m., Borough Board; B.P.’s Conference
Room, 2nd Floor, Borough Hall, 120-55
Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens;
Sep. 21, Oct. 19, Nov. 16, Dec. 14, 9:30
a.m., Borough Cabinet; B.P.’s Conference
Room, 2nd Floor, Borough Hall, 120-55
Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens;
1st Monday of the month, 8 p.m.,
American Legion Post 298, 30-61 87th
St., East Elmhurst.
Arts & Entertainment
Barnes & Noble
176-60 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows,
718.380.7077: Jul. 25, Corduroy
Storytime/Guest Appearance; Jul. 28,
Nook Night
Flushing Town Hall
137-35 Northern Boulevard, Flushing,
718.463.7700, x. 222: Jul. 25, Aug. 8, 22,
Gift Shop Sale; Jul. 25, Sunday Garden

Concert Series: Adichie & The Afro
Jungle Jazz Band & Dancers, Jul. 30, 31,
Aug. 1, 8, 5-7, 12-14, Broadway
Blockbusters: American Fantasy; Aug. 8,
The Channel Surfers; Aug. 22, Tribal
LaGuardia Performing Arts Center
Mainstage Theatre, 31-10 Thomson Ave.,
Long Island City; 718.482.5151: Jul. 22-
29, “Which Direction Home?” .
Museum of the Moving Image
35th Avenue/36th Street, Astoria;
718.784.0077: daily, “The Red Balloon”
ongoing, “Behind the Screen”.
P.S. 1
22-25 Jackson Ave., LIC; 718.784.2084:
12th Annual Warm Up Music Series: Jul.
22-Sep. 4, Warm Up 2010; Jul. 22-Oct.
18, Greater New York, art, artist studios,
performance, film, music exhibitions, $10
suggested donation, information go to
www.MoMAPS1.org.; Jul. 24, JD
Samson, MEN, Linzy, DJs; Jul. 31,
Animal Collective, Blondes, Oneohtrix,
CFCF, Babe Rainbow, Prince Rama (this
is a partial listing of artists featured in
Queens Museum of Art
Flushing Meadows–Corona Park, New
York City Building, program information;
718.592.9700: ongoing, tours, permanent
collections, World’s Fair Panorama of the
City of New York.
Queens Theatre in the Park
Most events take place in Flushing
Meadows –Corona Park, venues & ticket
prices vary, call 718.760.0064 for information.

To Jul. 22, Greg M. Stowell @ The New
York Mercantile Exchange, Group show:
“landscapes”, One North End Ave., World
Financial Center, Manhattan; Jul. 22-28,
@ Novo Restaurant & Bar, Group show:
“Illusion & Reality”, 78-23, 37th Ave.,
Jackson Heights; 718.426.7272; Jul. 22-
31, @ Judy’s Place, Solo show: “two-10”,
51-24B Northern Blvd., Woodside;
718.899.1414; Jul. 22-Aug. 9, @ La
Rose, Solo show: “not just window dressing”,
35-38 Astoria Blvd., Astoria;
347.922.4954; Jul. 22-Aug. 13, @ New
York Law School, Group show: “Summer
Salon”, 185 W. Broadway, Manhattan;
Jul. 22-24, AES Gallery, Amusements,
group exhibit, 44-02 23rd St., LIC.
Jul. 22-Aug. 5, Northern Woodside
Coalition, Annual Summer Concerts in the
Park; Sgt. Collins Park, Broadway @ 58th
Street, Woodside; 718.205.1030.
Jul. 22-Aug. 25, Long Island City Artists,
“The Voice of Fire”; Space Realty Group,
29-09 39th Ave., LIC; 646.369.7184.
Jul. 23-25, The Greek Cultural Center,
Tribute to Greek Modern Cinema: John
Cassavetes films; 718.726.7329 or
Jul. 23, Rooftop Films/Swedish Film
Institute, “The Ape”; Jul. 24, “Greetings
From the Woods”; Socrates Sculpture
Park, 32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC.
Jul. 24, Piney Fork Press Theater, orginal
comedies @ Astoria/Broadway library
branch; Jul. 31 @ Forest Hills branch;

Jul. 24, Secret Theatre, Queens Players,
Festival of Joe Orton: We Want You!
Secret Burlesque, 4-02 23rd St., LIC;
Jul. 24 Italian Charities of America,
Saturday dance; Mon. & Fri., dance with
instructions, $10, 83-20 Queens Blvd.,
Elmhurst; 718.478.3100.
Jul. 24, Killing Kompany; Death By
Dancing!; Villa Umberto, 90 Meacham
Ave., Elmont; 516.352.8455.
Jul. 24, Louis Armstrong House Museum,
The Recessionals; Aug. 28, Carol
Sudhalter’s Astoria Jazz Band, $8 general
admission, 34-56 107th St., Corona;
Jul. 27, CulturalCollaborative Jamaica:
Arts in the Parks, guest performance;
www.go2ccj.org or 646.524.3554.
Jul. 28, Socrates Sculpture Park, 12th
Annual Outdoor Cinema 2010, “Daisies”;
to Aug. 1, Cityscape: Surveying the
Urban Biotope, 32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC;
Jul. 28, Queens Symphony Orchestra/St.
John’s University, 12th Annual Great
Lawn Summer Concert, Summer Latin
Heat, Jamaica Estates; 718.326.4455.
Jul. 31, Bella Italia Mia, Spectacles of
Ancient Rome; Christ the King H.S., 68-
02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village;
Aug. 7, Sunnyside Shines, Flips Fantastic
Journal cartooning workshop, Sunnyside
Drum Corps, Bix Beiderbecke Memorial
Jazz Orchestra; Aug. 14, Astrograss, Flips
Fantastic Journal cartooning workshop;
Aug. 21, Jawbone Band; Aug. 28, The Jon
Bates Band, Under the Arch, 46th
Street/Greenpoint Avenue/Queens
Boulevard, Sunnyside.
Aug. 8, Noguchi Museum, Second
Sunday Music Series: Evan Ziporyn; Sep.
12, Tristan Perick; to Oct. 24, Noguchi
Museum, California Scenario: The
Courage of Imagination installation, free
First Fridays, 9-01 33rd Rd., LIC;
Aug. 20, The Creek Lounge, 1001 Nights,
live storytelling, 10-93 Jackson Ave., LIC;
To Oct. 3, FIGMENT (Action Arts
league) 2010 Interactive Art: Big Art
Governors Island;
Mon.-Sat., Jackson Heights Art Club,
Inc., children/adult art classes;
Wed. nights, Bohemian Hall & Beer
Garden, “Comedyland”, free, 29-19 24th
Ave., Astoria; 718.274.4825.
Fri. nights, Las Margaritas, jazz gigs,
83-22 37th Ave., Jackson Heights;
•Sat., watercolor art workshop, $20 per
class, The Castle @Fort Totten Park;
Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinner-
Dances, Fleas, Fairs,
Aug. 1, 8, 15, NYC DOT, Summer Streets
2010, Astoria Water Walk, Astoria Park

South & Ditmars Boulevard; 311.
Aug. 7, Sunnyside Shines: Summer
Streets, Flips Fantastic Journal cartooning
workshop, Sunnyside Drum Corps, Bix
Beiderbecke Memorial Jazz Orchestra;
Aug. 14, Astrograss, Flips Fantastic
Journal cartooning workshop; Aug. 21,
Jawbone Band; Aug. 28, The Jon Bates
Band, Under the Arch, 46th
Street/Greenpoint Avenue/Queens
Boulevard, Sunnyside.
To Oct. 15, City View Pharmacy, “Art for
a Cause”, 10% of sale price goes to
Ronald McDonald House Greek Division,
23-07 Astoria Blvd., Astoria;
Ongoing, Animal Rescue, pet adoptions,
718.224.8629 or 631.420.0425.
Ongoing, Muffin’s Pet Connection helps
find homes for pets, donations appreciated;
718.833.7988 or www.muffins.org.
•Sundays, Animal Center of Queens,
adopt a homeless dog or puppy, cat or kitten,
non-profit, no-kill organization, 89-10
Eliot Ave., Rego Park; 718.424-3340 or
Jul. 27, Alzheimer’s Association, 6th
Annual Alzheimer’s Awareness Day, Citi
Field, Flushing; 718.559.3069.
Aug. 5, Astoria Federal Savings, Eat
Right For Life; Aug. 19, Simple Lifestyle
Tips for a Lifetime of Health; Aug. 26,
Optimize Your Life with Exercise, free,
37-16 30th Ave., LIC; 718.545.4400.
Mount Sinai Queens
Registration and/or appointment is required, call 718-267-4333 for additional location information: Jul. 22-Aug. 12, Kids Reading Club/Storytelling @ Mount Sinai Queens Family Associates; Jul. 27, Summer Yoga for the Fab 50’s… @ Crescent Tower; Aug. 1, 9:30-10 a.m., blood pressure screening @ Dellamonica Jr. Center for Seniors, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Hellenic Cultural Center; Aug. 2, 9-10 a.m., blood pressure screening @ Steinway Senior Center, 10:30 a.m.- noon, Happy Seniors N.W. Astoria Immaculate Conception Church; Aug. 3, 9-10:30 a.m., blood pressure screening @ Sheridan Senior Center, 11 a.m.-noon, St. Mary Senior Center; Session 1, 11 a.m., Session 2, 12:15 p.m., Summer YOGA for the Fabulous 50’s & Beyond @ Crescent Tower, 5-8 p.m., National Night Out Against Crime @ Astoria Park South War Memorial; Aug. 4, 9:30-10:30 a.m., blood pressure screening @ JASAJackson Heights; Aug. 10, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Bounce Back Into Shape @ Crescent Tower, Session 1, 11 a.m., Session 2, 12:15 p.m., Summer YOGA for the Fabulous 50’s & Beyond @ Crescent Tower; Aug. 17, Session 1, 11 a.m., Session 2, 12:15 p.m., Summer YOGA for the Fabulous 50’s & Beyond @ Crescent Tower; Aug. 25, 11 a.m.-noon, Staying On Track With High Blood Pressure @ PSS: Alston House; ongoing, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., What is Healthy Babies, Healthy Mothers Program and Are You
Eligible? @ Mount Sinai Queens Family
Associates, register.
Other Health Services
•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
Reformed Church, 21-64 41st St., Astoria,
718.728.2948. Call for information.
Co-Dependents Anonymous, women
only, Fridays; Resurrection Ascension
Pastoral Center, Father Feely Hall, 85-18
61st Rd., Rego Park; 718.805.1032.
Domestic Violence; American Family
Community Services, 37-63 76th St.,
Jackson Heights; 718.639.8370.
Mammograms, Mondays, Community
Healthcare Network’s Helen B. Atkinson
Health Center, 81 W. 115th St.,
Manhattan; 212.360.2565.
•OCA, Saturdays, Resurrection
Ascension Church, Feely Hall, 85-18 61st
Rd., Rego Park;
g, 917.443.0355.
•Overeaters Anonymous, Fridays; Unity
Center of Flushing, 42-11 155th St.,
•The Public Policy and Education Fund of
New York, health coverage Web site, go to
Sakhi for South Asian Women support
group meetings, weekends; for information
call 212.714.9153, x. 108.
•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.
F.E.G.S. Health & Human Services,
Partners in Caring bereavement/older
adult spousal loss, 97-45 Queens Blvd.,
Rego Park, 718.896.9090, x. 243.
•Jovenes Queens Group, alcoholics
anonymous, free, 102-08 Northern Blvd.,
Corona; 718.426.7467.
Jul. 22-Jan. 11, 2011, Queens Historical
Society Children’s Exhibit, A Visual
History of Freedom: An Exhibit for
Young Learners & Families, 143-35 37th
Ave., Flushing; 718.939.0647, x. 17.
Jul. 25, Newtown Historical Society &
Forgotten NY, North Woodside walking
tour, $20 n.m., includes neighborhood
photo booklet;
www.newtownhistorical.org or
Jul. 31, Aug. 7, Greater Astoria Historical
Society, “The 1900 House”; Aug. 21,
History Roundtable: The American
Revolution, 35-20 Broadway, 4th Floor;
Ongoing, Bayside Historical Society,
Virtual Exhibit: Take a Cruise Through
the History of Bayside, 1639-2000, wwwbaysidehistorical.
org, 718.352.1548.
•Thurs., Fri., Sat., Sun., King Manor
Museum, tours & school/group programs,
Jamaica Avenue/140th Street, Jamaica;
718.206.0545, x. 11.
•Central Queens Historical Association, a
source for Queens photos not available

elsewhere; www.CQHA.net or
Items of Community Interest
Jul. 22, NYS Senator Jose Peralta,
Foreclosure Prevention Workshops, 37-
63C 83rd St., Suite 1B, Jackson Heights.
Jul. 22, Brandeis Association, Starlight
Cruise aboard Skyline Princess, $85 p.p.,
space is limited, World’s Fair Marina,
Flushing; 718.298.1219 or 718.298.1080.
Jul. 22-Aug. 13, Salvation Army
Summer Day Camp, $125 per week plus
registration fee, ages 7 to 12; 45-18
Broadway, LIC; 718.721.9046.
Jul. 24, Salvation Army Ridgewood
Corps., flea market; ongoing, Saturday
ESL, drum, guitar/rondalla, arts, crafts,
folk/line dancing classes, ministry for all
ages, 69-23 Cypress Hills St., Ridgewood;
Jul. 24, 31, Aug. 7, 14, 21, 28, Sep. 4, 11,
18, 25, Community Prevention
Alternatives for Families in Crisis, Stop
The Violence self-defense workshops,
136-31 41st Ave., 2nd Floor, Flushing;
Jul. 25, Aug. 22, U.S. Coast Guard
Auxiliary’s Boating Safety Class, $100
adults, $45 children under 16, registration
required; Fort Totten, Bayside;
917.952.7014, 646.418.1230.
Jul. 28, Astoria Networking Group
Summer Soiree; Cavo Cafe & Lounge,
42-18 31st Ave., Astoria.
Jul. 28, U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary’s
Boating Safety Class, $100 adults, $50
children under 16, registration required;
College Point Yacht Club, College Point;
917.952.7014, 646.418.1230.
Jul. 29, Community Board 7, NYC
Transit Mobile MetroCard, intersection of
31st Road/Union Street, Flushing;
To Sep. 1, NYC HPD, Request for
Proposals, 600 affordable units, new
school, commercial space, parking,
Hunter’s Point South, LIC; information,
To Oct. 3, Museum of the City of New
York, America’s Mayor: John V.
Lindsay…; information, reservations,
www.jjay.cuny.edu, www.paleycenter.org,
1st, 3rd, 5th Sat., Queens Best
Toastmasters Club, public speaking/
communication, free; Elmhurst
Hospital Center, Conference Room A-1-
15, 79-01 Broadway; call Mark,
•Forty Plus of New York orientation/tour,
470 Seventh Ave., Manhattan;
Library Highlights
There are many free events available at
the Queens libraries for adults, teens,
“tweens” and kids. For program information,
call 718.990.0700: Jul. 24, The
Brooklyn Dodgers: 1939-1957, A Tribute
to Trumpeter Freddie Hubbard; Aug. 2,
Tokyopop Manga & Anime Bus Tour,
free, come in Manga costume; Aug. 7,
Polish American Folk Dance Company;

Aug. 21, The Changing Role of Art in
Parks & Recreation
Alley Pond Environmental Center
APEC has many fun and interesting programs
all year long for tots to pre-teens to
adults and Scouts, 228-06 Northern Blvd.,
Douglaston, fees vary, pre-registration
advised, dates & times may change; for
program information, 718.229.4000:
daily, APEC’s Gift Shop purchases benefit
APEC; Jul. 24, Beatrix Potter Pajama
Party, Erik’s Reptile Edventure, A.P. Cries
Wolf; Jul. 25, Tricky Tray Social
Fundraiser, RSVP; Jul. 27, Mommy,
Music & Me, Inc.; Jul. 28, Watercolor
Workshops for Teens & Adults; Jul. 31,
“Dino”mite Dinosaurs.
Queens Botanical Garden
Lovely any time of the year the grounds at
the gardens offer peace and tranquility,
volunteers are always needed and greatly
appreciated, 43-50 Main St., Flushing;
718.886-3800: ongoing, Orientations &
Garden Building Tours on Sat. & Sun.
through summer; to Jul. 23, Going Green:
New Environmental Art from Taiwan.
Queens County Farm Museum
Enjoy being outside and taking a walk
around the grounds at the farm, 75-30
Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park;
718.347.3276: Jul. 23-25, Annual
Thunderbird American Indian Mid-
Summer Pow Wow, $9/$4, free parking
Queens Zoo
Ongoing, Interactive Discovery Center,
53-51 111th St., Flushing
Meadows–Corona Park; 718.271.1500 or
go to www.queenszoo.com.
Jul. 22-Aug. 19, Friends of Cunningham
Park, Bicycle Driver’s Ed, @
Cunningham Park, 193rd Street &
Aberdeen Road, 311.
Jul. 22-Aug. 20, 28th annual outdoor
adult lap swim program @Astoria Pool,
Jul. 22-Aug. 27, Department of
Parks/Recreation & City Parks
Foundation, free swimming lessons:
Session #1 Jul. 7-23; Session #2 Jul. 27-
Aug. 11; Session #3 Aug. 13-27 @Astoria
Pool, Fisher Pool or Liberty Pool, 311.
Jul. 24, Astoria Music & Arts, Third
Annual Astoria Music Now Music
Festival @ Astoria Park, Hoyt Avenue
South/Ditmars Boulevard; 347.228.1128.
Jul. 25, NYS Senator Jose
Peralta/Otherground Music Series, South
Asian Dance Party; Aug. 1, Pistolera &
Electric Kulintang; Aug. 8, Amir Elsaffar
Salaam; Aug. 15, Red Baraat, free summer
concerts @ Travers Park, 34th
Avenue & 77th-78th Streets, Jackson
Jul. 27, Live at the Gantries, Andy
Statman Klezmer Meets Jazz; Aug. 3, St.
Paul AME Church Mass choir; Aug. 10,
Horomi Suda Brazilian Music; Aug. 17,
Mission On Mars; TBA, LIC Jazz
Alliance, East River Oasis, 21st
Street/Jackson Avenue, LIC; 311.
Aug. 1, Urban Park Rangers, Backyard
Birding for Kids; Kissena Park,

Playground, 164th Street/Oak Avenue;
•Thursdays, C.M. Peter Vallone Jr., Walk
NYC Program, Astoria Park, Astoria
Boulevard South/18th Street;
July/August, 2010 CityParks Foundation,
CityParksKids, for information, call 311.
Sep. 25, Newtown H.S. Class of 1985,
25th Reunion, Astoria Manor, $100 p.p.;
Linda Wong, 212-591-8235, marialoves2write@
Oct. 9, Our Lady of Victory, Class of
1970 reunion; Villa Umberto, Meacham
Ave., Elmont; olv70reunion@aol.com or
Oct. 16, Long Island City H.S., Class of
1985, 25th reunion, $125 includes everything
pay $100 until June 17; Penthouse
808, Manhattan; LIC H.S. Class of 1985,
P.O. Box 3502, LIC, NY 11103.
School News & Events
Jul 22-29, LaGuardia C.C., First
International Theater Festival; Jul. 22-
Aug. 18, any CUNY College, Veteran’s
Upward Bound program Spring Cycle II,
Summer Cycle; Web,
www.lagcc.cuny.edu/veterans; Facebook,
LaGuardia Veterans; e-mail,
vets@lagcc.cuny.edu; 718.482.5386 or
718.482.5231; Jul. 28, How to Complete
the Common Application and Review of
the Essay; Jul. 29, Exhibition of Neuronal
Drawings; Aug. 4, College Prep
Workshop: A Look at Career Options;
Aug. 11, How to Apply to CUNY; to Sep.
6, The Winged Fists of Celtic Park: LIC’s
Olympic Champions, The Irish-American
Athletic Club; ongoing, courses at Taxi &
For Hire Vehicle Driver Institute;
718.482.5335, http://ace.laguardia.
edu/taxi, 31-10 Thomson Ave., LIC;
Senior Centers: Activities
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 YM/YWHA S.C., 67-
09 108th St., Forest Hills, call for fees;
718.268.5011: Wednesdays, Ethics for
Thinking People; Thursdays, Computer
Classes for Adult Seniors.
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.
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: Jul. 22, “One Hour
With You”, Yoga For U talk & demo; Jul.
23, member art exhibit; Jul. 24, student
recital of songs & piano; Jul. 28, 29,
Drivers Safety Program, Holistic Model
of Self Care;

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