2010-09-01 / Community Calendar
Gazette Calendar Of Events
9/11—We Will Never Forget
Sep. 4-14, Queens College, Chee Wang Ng,
September 11 Memorial Installation;
Godwin-Ternbach Museum, Kissena
Boulevard, Flushing; 718.997.4747 or
Sep. 7, 7:30 p.m., United Community Civic
Association, Annual “9/11 Memorial
Candlelight Ceremony”; McManus
Memorial Park, 81st Street/Grand Central
Service Road, Astoria Heights.
Sep. 10, 2 p.m., Gus Antonopoulos of
Farenga & Sons Funeral Home, Tom
Golden of Gleason’s Funeral Home, Kevin
Mack of Quinn & Sons Funeral Home,
George Stamatiades of David’s Funeral
Home, 9th Anniversary 9/11 Memorial
Service honoring the 9/11 FDNY, PAPD &
NYPD officers and their families; St.
Michael’s Cemetery, 72-02 Astoria Blvd.,
East Elmhurst; 718.278.3240.
Dates & times are subject to change, call to
Oct. 13, Nov. 10, Dec. 22, 7:30 p.m., Board
8; Hillcrest Jewish Center, Union Turnpike,
Fresh Meadows; 718.264.7895.
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.
Sep. 7, 7 p.m., Board 4; BPO Elks Lodge
878, 82-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst;
Sep. 13, 7 p.m., sharp, Board 7; Union
Plaza Care Center, 33-23 Union St.,
Oct. 13, Nov. 10, Dec. 8, 7:45 p.m., Board
6, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Kew Gardens;
Community Education Councils
Sep. 13, 6 p.m. sign in, District 30, 28-11
Queens Plaza North, 5th Floor, LIC;
Sep. 13, Ravenswood @ Variety Boys &
Girls Club, 21-12 30th Rd., Astoria; Sep. 14,
Hunters Point @ St. Mary’s Church,
Basement, 10-09 49th Ave., LIC; Sep. 15,
Astoria Park @ Bohemian Hall, 29-19 24th
Sep. 29, Flushing Camera Club, 7:30 p.m.;
Flushing Hospital, Auditorium, 146-01 45th
Oct. 12, Nov. 9, Dec. 14, 6:30 p.m.,
Ravenswood Lions Club; Riccardo’s, 21-01
21st Ave., Astoria.
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
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; 718.286.2860.
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; 718.286.2860.
•1st Monday of the month, 8 p.m.,
American Legion Post 298, 30-61 87th St.,
Arts & Entertainment
Barnes & Noble
176-60 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows,
718.380.7077; Tues./Sat., weekly storytimes;
Sep. 11, World of Todd Parr storytime;
Sep. 13, Open Mic Poetry; Sep. 15,
Nook Night; Sep. 16, A Playwright’s
Workshop; Sep. 20, Poetry Writing
Workshop; Sep. 21, Turn Off Week
Museum of the Moving Image
35th Avenue/36th Street, Astoria;
718.784.0077: daily, “The Red Balloon”
ongoing, “Behind the Screen”, The Living
Room Candidate: Presidential Campaign
22-25 Jackson Ave., LIC; 718.784.2084:
Sep. 2-Oct. 18, 12th Annual Warm Up
Music Series: Greater New York; art, artist
studios, performance, film, music exhibitions,
$10 suggested donation, go to
Kissena Boulevard @ LIE; 718.997.3818:
Sep. 8, Eden: Ceramics by Sin-Ying Ho
Sep. 16, Marlene Tseng Yu: Nature and
Cosmos; Sep. 22, new member welcome
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;
Sep. 19, Chae Hyang Soon Dance
Company; Sep. 25-26, Calpulli Danza
Sep. 2-Sep. 24, Artist Unlimited, Edwin
Cadiz’ “Move over, Gnome...it’s Wolfie’s
World”, 37-44 21st St., LIC; 718.752.3700.
Sep. 2-Oct. 24, Noguchi Museum,
California Scenario: The Courage of
Imagination installation, free First Fridays;
Sep. 12, Second Sundays, In The Garden
Final Concert, Bang on a Can 9-01 33rd Rd.,
Sep. 9-11, Concrete Temple Theatre, Bird
Machine; Sep. 8-11, Mythologie: A Night of
2 One Acts @ The Secret Theatre, 44-02
23rd St., #104, LIC; 718.392.0722.
Sep. 12, NY Metropolitan Country Music
Assn., Inc., Country Music Jamboree &
Dance @ Bowne Park, 32nd Avenue/157th
Street, Flushing; Sep. 16, Stoney Creek
Band; Glendale Memorial Building, 72-02
Myrtle Ave.; 718.763.4328.
Sep. 12-Mar. 6, 2011, Socrates Sculpture
Park EAF10: 2010 Emerging Artist
Fellowship Exhibition, Vernon
Sep. 13, Oratorio Society of Queens, first
rehearsal of new season; North Presbyterian
Church, 25-33 154th St., Flushing;
Sep. 16-19, 22-26, 29-30, Oct. 1-2, The
Queens Players, Julius Caesar @ The Secret
Theatre, 44-02 23rd St., LIC; 718.392.0722.
Sep. 19, Green Space “Fertile Ground/Take
Root” developing works; Sep. 25,
DeXdance, $10, 37-24 24th St., Ste. 301,
Sep. 19, Glenn Mohr Chorale, Concert for
Leroy; Queen of Peace Chapel, 110-30 221st
St., Queens Village; 718.464.1800.
Sep. 19, Queens Historical Society, End of
Summer Jazz Concert, Cross Currents,
Weeping Beech Park, Kingsland
Homestead, 143-35 37th Ave., Flushing;
718.939.0647, x. 17.
To Oct. 3, FIGMENT (Action Arts league)
2010 Interactive Art: Big Art Governors
•Mon.-Sat., Jackson Heights Art Club, Inc.,
children/adult art classes; 718.926.9821.
•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, Fundraisers
Sep. 2-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; 718.545.2550.
Sep. 2, Woodside on the Move, fundraiser,
donation $30, @ Sean Og’s, 60-02
Woodside Ave., 718.476.8449.
Sep. 6, Asian “Feastival” food event to benefit
Food Bank for New York and City
Harvest, $60 p.p. cash at door or buy tickets
online at www.asianfeastival.com, Sheraton
LaGuardia East, 135-20 39th Ave., Flushing.
Sep. 16, Queens Botanical Garden, Cosmos
Night Fundraiser, $100 p.p. donation, Main
Street, Flushing; 718.886.3800, x. 202.
Sep. 16, Immaculate Conception, Alumni
Association, First Annual Golf Outing benefit;
Knickerbocker Country Club, Tenafly,
NJ; RSVP 914.439.2552 or threelumps@
Sep. 21, Dish duJour Magazine, Ltd., 9th
Annual Cuisine of Queens/Beyond Food &
Wine Gala & Food Challenge; Astoria
World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd;
Oct. 16, St. Luke School, 100th Anniversary
Gala Celebration & Benefit; North Hills
Country Club, Manhasset; 516.997.1950.
Oct. 18, Christ the King H.S., 14th Annual
CK Alumni & Friends Golf Classic, donations/
sponsors welcome; Cherry Valley
Club, Garden City 718.366.7400, x. 272.
•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, nonprofit,
no-kill organization, 89-10 Eliot Ave.,
Rego Park; 718.424-3340 or
Sep. 2, A.M. Grace Meng & Healthfirst,
Back to School Blitz; Macedonia Church,
37-22 Union St., Flushing; 866-463-6743.
Sep. 7, Long Island City Health Center,
Prenatal Yoga Class, space limited, call
718.361.5245; Sep. 18, Amalgamated Bank
free health fair, call 718.482.7772.
Sep. 26, Sen. Joe Addabbo, Health Fair, free;
Nativity B.V.M. Church, Basement, 101-41
91st St., Ozone Park; 718.738.1111.
Mount Sinai Queens
Registration and/or appointment is required,
call 718-267-4333 for additional location
information: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Healthy
Mothers-Healthy Babies, @ Mount Sinai
Queens Family Associates, call for appointment,
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
• 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;
•OCA, Saturdays, Resurrection Ascension
Church, Feely Hall, 85-18 61st Rd., Rego
•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.
•Samuel Field YM&YWHA, Project Child
for children with special needs;
718.423.6111, x. 228.
•SMART Recovery; Long Island
Consultation Center to overcome all types
of addictive behavior, Long Island
Consultation Center, 97-29 64th Rd., Rego
• 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;
Sep. 2-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.
•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 917.376.4496.
Items of Community Interest
Sep. 2, NYC Department of Housing
Preservation & Development/Ridgewood
Property Owners & Civic, Queens Owners’
Forum; I.S. 93, Auditorium, 66-56 Forest
Sep. 2, Mitchell-Linden Civic/North
Flushing Civic, Candidate Forum; 31-50
140th St., Flushing; 718.344.8852.
Sep. 2-Oct. 3, Museum of the City of New
York, America’s Mayor: John V. Lindsay…;
Sep. 9, Sen. Joseph Addabbo Jr., new voting
machine demonstration @ Our Lady of
Hope, Auditorium, 61-27 71st St., Middle
Village; 718.738.1111 or 718.497.1630.
@ Our Lady of Hope, Auditorium, 61-27
71st St., Middle Village; 718.738.1111 or
Sep. 10, Women’s Circles, weekly women’s
gathering; Salvation Army Astoria Center,
Sep. 11, Sunnyside United Neighborhood
Network, large-scale graffiti cleanup, meet
at Sunnyside Reformed Church, 48th
Street/Skillman Avenue; 646.298.8669.
Sep. 11-14, Flushing YMCA, Flyers Swim
Team Tryouts, ages 6-18, 138-46 Northern
Blvd., Flushing; 718.961.6880, x. 131.
Sep. 11-Dec. 16, American Bolero Dance
Company, children/adult 13-week dance
Sep. 13 postmark deadline, NYS
Department of Correctional Services,
trainee civil service exam Oct. 16, go to
email@example.com or call
Sep. 14, 20-30, Queens Economic
Development Corporation/B.P. Helen
Marshall, TD Bank, JetBlue Airlines;
Discover Queens Restaurant Week, Queens
Borough Hall Plaza, 120-55 Queens Blvd.,
Kew Gardens; 718.263.0546.
Sep. 19, Sen. Joe Addabbo, E-Waste
Collection Event; Atlas Terminals, Marshall
Lot, 81-76 Cooper Ave., Glendale;
Sep. 26, Oct. 17, Nov. 21, U.S. Coast
Guard, About Safe Boating class, Flotilla
12-01 @ Fort Totten; pre-register @
917.952.7014 or firstname.lastname@example.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, 718.457.8390.
•Wednesdays, Seaburn Bookstore, English
conversation classes, 33-18 Broadway,
•Forty Plus of New York orientation/tour,
470 Seventh Ave., Manhattan;
There are many free events available at
Queens libraries for adults, teens, “tweens”
and kids. For program information, call
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;
Sep. 13-16, 20-23, 27-30, Sunny Bunnies;
Sep. 14, 17, 21, 28, Fledglings; Sep. 14-17,
21-24, 18-30, Toddler Time; Sep. 16-17, 23-
24, Wee Sprouts.
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 Tours on Sat. & Sun. through summer,
free with admission; Sep. 15,
MillionTreesNYC Tree Care Workshop,
free; Sep. 16, Cosmos Night Fundraiser,
$100 p.p. donation; Sep. 19, Composting in
the City/Indoor Worm Composting
Workshop, $5 p.p.; Sep. 24-25, Roses in
NYC, pre-register; Sep. 25, QBG worm bin,
Little Neck Bay Festival @ Alley Pond
Environmental Center; Oct. 31, Pumpkin
Patch, $10 per child.
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:
Sep. 12, 30th Annual Antique Motorcycle
Show; weekends Sep. 18-Nov. 7, 3-Acre
Amazing Maize Maze; Sep. 25-26, 28th
Annual Queens County Fair.
53-51 111th St., Flushing Meadows–Corona
Park; 718.271.1500 or go to
www.queenszoo.com: ongoing, Interactive
To Sep. 12, U.S. Tennis Open, Flushing
Meadows–Corona Park; 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; email@example.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.
•Martin Luther H.S., Class Reunion, all
grads especially classes of ’65, ’70, ’75, ’80,
’85, ’90, ’95, ’00 & ’05, admission by donation
to 50th Anniversary Challenge or
Scholarship Fund; RSVP 718.894.4000, x.
133 or Alumni@MartinLutherNYC.org.
School News & Events
Sep. 2, LaGuardia C.C., Autumn Lawn
Care; Sep. 6, The Winged Fists of Celtic
Park: LIC’s Olympic Champions, The Irish-
American Athletic Club; Sep. 7,
Accounting open house; Sep. 7-Oct. 12,
GRE Prep Courses: Analytic Writing; Sep.
9, Green Roofs 101; Sep. 11, Alcohol &
Substance Abuse Counselor open house,
SAT Test Prep, Fall Teen Academy, register
now; Sep. 11-Oct. 16, Quantitative
Reasoning, Verbal Reasoning, six 3-hour
classes; Sep. 13, GED Bridge: Health &
Business Courses; Sep. 25, Compose
Admissions Essay/Personal Statement, register
now; ongoing, courses at Taxi & For
Hire Vehicle Driver Institute; 718.482.5335,
Thomson Ave., LIC; 718.482.5966.
Sep. 17, C.M. Jimmy Van Bramer, School
Supply Drive to benefit local schools; drop
offs at various libraries, 40-20 Broadway,
LIC; 718.821.2462, 25-01 Jackson Ave.,
LIC; 718.937.2790, 3744-21st St., LIC;
718.639.5228, 43-06 Greenpoint Ave., LIC;
718.767.8010, 54-22 Skillman Ave.,
Woodside; 718.429.4700, district office @
47-01 Queens Blvd., Suite 205, Sunnyside.
Sep. 25, Holy Martyrs Armenian Day
School, Sayat Nova Music School U.S.
Tour, Armenian Folk Music;
Queensborough C.C., 222-05 56th Ave.,
Bayside; 718.225.4826 or 718.224.4736.
Sep. 26, Christ the King Regional H.S., fall
flea market, vendors wanted, $100 for 10’ x
10’, space is limited, reserve by Sep. 10, 68-
02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village;
718.366.7400, x. 222.
Senior Centers: Activities
Meet & greet, play games, learn another
language, take advantage of support, counseling
& respite services, training, education
& assistance, health seminars & programs,
dancing, entertainment, balance training,
Nintendo & Wii (at select centers) & much
more—all available at your local center,
most Mondays through Fridays. Get
involved in your community, volunteer your
talents and 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
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: Wed., Ethics for Thinking
People; Thurs., Computer Classes for Adult
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.
Glenridge S.C. & Advisory Center
59-03 Summerfield St., Ridgewod
718.386.5136; Thurs., free classic movie,
full hot dinner buffet, $2.50 for seniors,
Joint Public Affairs Committee for Older
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: Mon./Fri., ESL tutoring.
QCH: Pomonok Center, 67-09 Kissena
Blvd., Flushing; 718.591.3377: ESL tutoring
Mon., Tai Chi;
Mon./Tues./Thurs./Fri., calligraphy lessons;
Thurs., yoga, dance lessons; Sep. 24,
Health & Wellness Fair.
Rego Park S.C., 93-29 Queens Blvd,
Ridgewood Older Adult Center &
Services, 59-14 70th Ave.; 718.456.2000.
Selfhelp Austin Street Senior Center, 106-
06 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills;
Self-Help Benjamin Rosenthal S.C., 45-
25 Kissena Blvd., Flushing; 718.459.5549.
Steinway S.C., 20-43 Steinway St., Astoria;
Sunnyside Community Services Center
for Active Older Adults, 718.784.6173.