2010-09-08 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Susan Cleary

9/11—We Will Never Forget
Sep. 9-14, Queens College, Chee Wang Ng,
September 11 Memorial Installation; Godwin-
Ternbach Museum, Kissena Boulevard, Flushing;
718.997.4747 or www.qc.cuny.edu/yearofchina.
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.
Sep. 11, 7 p.m., Forest Hills Civic/American
Legion Post 1424 Annual 9/11 Memorial
Ceremony; Remsen Memorial Park, Alderton
Street, Forest Hills; 718.997.7014.
Community Meetings
Dates & times are subject to change, call to confirm.

Sep. 9, 7:30 p.m., Dutch Kills Civic Association;
Growing Up Green School, 39-37 28th St;
Sep. 15, 8 p.m., Woodhaven Residents’ Block, 78-
15 Jamaica Ave., Woodhaven
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 Boards
Sep. 13, 7 p.m., sharp, Board 7; Union Plaza Care
Center, 33-23 Union St., Flushing; 718.359.2800.
Sep. 14, 7:45 p.m., Board 9; Villa Russo IL
Palazzo, 101-12 Lefferts Blvd., Richmond Hill;
Sep. 15, Board 5; Christ the King H.S., 68-02
Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village; 718.366.1834.
Oct. 7, 7 p.m., Board 2; Sunnyside Community
Services, 43-31 39th St., Ground Floor;
Oct. 13, Nov. 10, Dec. 22, 7:30 p.m., Board 8;
Hillcrest Jewish Center, Union Turnpike, Fresh
Meadows; 718.264.7895.
Oct. 13, Nov. 10, Dec. 8, 7:45 p.m., Board 6, 80-02
Kew Gardens Rd., Kew Gardens; 718.263.9250.
Community Councils
Sep. 21, 8 p.m., 102nd Police Precinct; Moose Hall,
118th Street, Richmond Hill.
Sep. 20, 112th Police Precinct, Forest Hills.
Community Education Councils
Sep. 16, 6:30 p.m., District 30, 28-11 Queens Plaza
North, 5th Floor, LIC; Oct. 21, 6:30 p.m.; P.S. 148,
89-02 32nd Ave., East Elmhurst; 718.391.8380.
Sep. 13, 27, 8 p.m., VFW Whitestone Post 4787,
19-12 149th St.; 718.746.0540.
Sep. 13, Green Shores NYC, It’s Your Waterfront:
Tell Us About It!; 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 Ave.; greenshoresnyc@
Sep. 15, 7:30 p.m., NAMI Queens/Nassau, family
support group meets at 6 p.m.; Zucker Hillside
Hospital, Sloman Auditorium, 76th Avenue/266th
Street; 718.470.8100.
Sep. 16, 8 p.m., Queens County Conservative
Party; American Legion Hall, 107-15, Metropolitan
Ave., Forest Hills; 718.474.3826.
Sep. 29, Flushing Camera Club, 7:30 p.m.; Flushing
Hospital, Auditorium, 146-01 45th Ave;
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 718.286.2860.

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;
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; 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 Storytime;.
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 Commercials, 1952–2008.
P.S. 1
22-25 Jackson Ave., LIC; 718.784.2084: Sep. 9-
Oct. 18, 12th Annual Warm Up Music Series:
Greater New York; art, artist studios, performance,
film, music exhibitions, $10 suggested donation, go
to www.MoMAPS1.org.
Queens College
Kissena Boulevard @ LIE; 718.997.3818: Sep. 16,
Marlene Tseng Yu: Nature and Cosmos; Sep. 22,
new member welcome party.
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 Mexicana.
Sep. 9-Sep. 24, Artist Unlimited, Edwin Cadiz’
“Move over, Gnome...it’s Wolfie’s World”, 37-44
21st St., LIC; 718.752.3700.
Sep. 9-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., LIC; 718.204.7088.
Sep. 9-11, Concrete Temple Theatre, Bird Machine;
Sep. 9-11, Mythologie: A Night of 2 One Acts @
The Secret Theatre, 44-02 23rd St., #104, LIC;
Sep. 11, York College Music Club YorkFest ’10,
WOW WEEK; www.york.cuny.edu.
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 Boulevard/Broadway, LIC.
Sep. 13, Oratorio Society of Queens, first rehearsal
of new season; North Presbyterian Church, 25-33
154th St., Flushing; 718.279.3006.
Sep. 15, Author Jason Antos’ history talk & book
signing, Flushing Then & Now @ Queens Library,
718.661.1200; Sep. 30 @ Queens Historical
Society, 718.939.0647; Oct. 17 @ Greater
Ridgewood Historical Society’s Onderdonk House,
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, LIC; 718.956.3037.

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.
Sep. 19, Flushing Town Hall, Golden Fortune
Chinese Acrobats, 137-35 Northern Blvd.,
Sep. 25, 4th Annual Sunnyside Shorts Independent
Film Festival; Sunnyside Community Center, 43-31
39th St; www.sunnysideshorts.net.
To Oct. 3, FIGMENT (Action Arts league) 2010
Interactive Art: Big Art Governors Island;
Wed. nights, Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden,
“Comedyland”, free, 29-19 24th Ave., Astoria;
Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinner-
Dances, Fleas, Fairs, Fundraisers
Sep. 9-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. 13, Queens College Foundation, 5th Annual
Golf & Tennis Classic @ Fresh Meadow Country
Club, proceeds fund college student athletic scholarships;
registration/information 718.997.2733.
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@yahoo.com.
Sep. 19, Astoria Restoration Association, 31st
Annual Astoria Alive Street Festival, Ditmars
Boulevard/21st Avenue, vendor space $110, vendor
food/beverage space $150, rain or shine;
Sep. 21, Dish duJour Magazine, Ltd., 9th Annual
Cuisine of Queens/Beyond Food & Wine Gala &
Food Challenge; Astoria World Manor, 25-22
Astoria Blvd; 718.777.7918 or
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, non-profit, no-kill
organization, 89-10 Eliot Ave., Rego Park;
718.424-3340 or www.acq.petfinder.com.
Sep. 18, Long Island City Health Center,
Amalgamated Bank free health fair, call
Sep. 26, Sen. Joe Addabbo, Health Fair, free;
Nativity B.V.M. Church, Basement, 101-41 91st St.,
Ozone Park, information 718.738.1111; Oct. 23,
No-Cost Mammograms @ Woodhaven Richmond
Hill Volunteer Ambulance Corps, 78-15 Jamaica
Ave, appointments 800-453-8378, x. 1.
Sep. 26, Chian Foundation, blood drive, 44-01
Broadway, Astoria; 347.612.6343.
Mount Sinai Queens
Registration and/or appointment is required, call
718-267-4333 for additional location information:
Sep. 14, Yoga For The Fabulous 50s & Beyond @
Crescent Tower; Sep. 14-16, 21-23, 28, 30, Free
Blood Pressure Screenings; Sep. 16, The Path To A
Healthier Life @ Steinway S.C.; Sep. 22, Having

Bad Foot Day? @ JVL-Dimotsis-Vallone S.C.; Sep.
23, Eat Healthy, Feel Healthy @ Raices Astoria
S.C.; Sep. 30, Diabetes & Your Heart @ Crescent
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;
Domestic Violence; American Family Community
Services, 37-63 76th St., Jackson Heights;
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;
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;
•Overeaters Anonymous, Fridays; Unity Center of
Flushing, 42-11 155th St., Flushing.
•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 Park; 212.631.1198, www.smartrecovery.org.
•Western Queens Public Information, Narcotics
Anonymous, 718.962.6244 or
Sep. 9-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.
Sep. 15, Bayside Historical Society, “Forever
Dancing”, 12-week dance program, ages two to 10,
$180; ongoing, Virtual Exhibit: Take a Cruise
Through the History of Bayside, 1639-2000, wwwbaysidehistorical.
org, 718.352.1548.
Sep. 11, Greater Astoria Historical Society, “The
Day the Towers Fell”; Sep. 13, Long Island City
Then & Now; Sep. 18, The American Labor
Movement; Sep. 22, Towards An Understanding of
Today's Activism; Sep. 22-Dec. 15, Reading
Between the Lines, 4th Floor, 35–20 Broadway,
LIC; 718.278.0700.
•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. 9, Flushing YMCA, New Americans Welcome
Center, 138-36 Northern Blvd.; 718.961.6880, x.
Sep. 9-Oct. 3, Museum of the City of New York,
America’s Mayor: John V. Lindsay…; information,
www.jjay.cuny.edu, www.paleycenter.org,

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.
Sep. 10, Women’s Circles, weekly women’s gathering;
Salvation Army Astoria Center, 45-18
Sep. 11, Sunnyside United Neighborhood Network,
large-scale graffiti cleanup, meet at Sunnyside
Reformed Church, 48th Street/Skillman Avenue;
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 classes;
Sep. 13 postmark deadline, NYS Department of
Correctional Services, trainee civil service exam
Oct. 16, go to www.docs.state.ny.us,
erik.kriss@docs.state.ny.us or call 518.457.8182.
Sep. 14, Dutch Kills Civic Association, Primary
Day; Sep. 19, Gloria D'Amico fun/run/walk @
Astoria Park Track, 718.728.0946; Oct. 24, Annual
Street Fair, 36th Avenue; Nov. 5, 30th Year
Anniversary Dinner Dance; 718.786.2049.
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; 718.738.1111.
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 12-01@verizon.

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, Astoria;
•Forty Plus of New York orientation/tour, 470
Seventh Ave., Manhattan; 212.947.4230.
Library Highlights
There are many free events available at Queens
libraries for adults, teens, “tweens” and kids. For
program information, call 718.990.0700.
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, preregistration
advised, dates & times may change; for
program information, 718.229.4000: daily, APEC’s
Gift Shop purchases benefit APEC; Sep. 11, An
Evening With The Stars; Sep. 11, 18, Crawling
Critters; 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; Sep. 18, Young Chefs-Apple Pancakes;
Sep. 24, Oct. 29, Nov. 19, The Green Café @
APEC; Sep. 25, National Estuaries Day Festival.
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, preregister;
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.
Queens Zoo
53-51 111th St., Flushing Meadows–Corona Park;
718.271.1500 or go to www.queenszoo.com: ongoing,
Interactive Discovery Center.
To Sep. 12, US Tennis Open, Flushing
Meadows–Corona Park; 311.
Sep. 19, Urban Park Rangers, Scavenger Hunt;
Forest Park, Visitor Center, Woodhaven
Boulevard/Forest Park Drive; 311.
Sep. 25, Urban Park Rangers, Mission of the
Monarch; Oct. 24, fall migration; Dec. 19, Duck,
Duck Goose tours of Willow Lake @ Mauro Park,
Park Drive East/73rd Terrace, Kew Gardens Hills;
Sep. 25, Newtown H.S. Class of 1985, 25th
Reunion, Astoria Manor, $100 p.p.; Linda Wong,
212-591-8235, marialoves2write@yahoo.com.
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.

•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
School News & Events
Sep. 9, LaGuardia C.C., Autumn Lawn Care; Green
Roofs 101; Sep. 9-Oct. 12, GRE Prep Courses:
Analytic Writing; 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, http://ace.laguardia.edu/taxi; 31-10
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.

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