2010-07-21 / Community Calendar
Gazette Calendar Of Events
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,
Aug. 3, 5-8 p.m., 114th Police Precinct,
Mount Sinai Queens; War Memorial,
Astoria Park South, Shore Boulevard,
Dates & times are subject to change, call
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.
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
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,
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”.
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.,
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
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
•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
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
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.,
•OCA, Saturdays, Resurrection
Ascension Church, Feely Hall, 85-18 61st
Rd., Rego Park;
•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.,
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
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.
•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;
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;
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,
•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;
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,
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
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; firstname.lastname@example.org 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,
LaGuardia Veterans; e-mail,
email@example.com; 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;
edu/taxi, 31-10 Thomson Ave., LIC;
Senior Centers: Activities
Dated events are listed under the center
Atria Kew Gardens & Lighthouse
International, 117-01 84th Ave., Kew
Bayside S.C., 221-15 Horace Harding
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;