2010-10-13 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Susan Cleary

Community Meetings
Dates & times are subject to change, call to confirm.

Oct. 14, 7 p.m., Dutch Kills Civic; Growing Up
Green School, 28th Street, LIC; 718.786.2049.
Oct. 18, Malba Gardens Civic; Holy Trinity
Rectory, RSVP malbagardens.blogspot.com.
Oct. 20, Woodhaven Residents’;
Woodhaven/Richmond Hill Ambulance Corp, 78-15
Jamaica Ave., Woodhaven.
Oct. 21, 7:30 p.m., sharp, United Community
Civic; Augustana Lutheran Church, 69-05 Ditmars
Blvd., Astoria Heights.
Oct. 21, FDR Dems; Chabad of NE Queens, 212-12
26th Ave., Bayside; 718.460.8285.
Oct. 13, 7:30 p.m., Maspeth Republicans; The
Kowalinski Post, 61-57 Maspeth Ave.
Oct. 20, 7 p.m., Clinton Democratic; Vallone &
Vallone LLP, 25-59 Francis Lewis Blvd., Flushing;
Oct. 21 @ Young Israel of Queens Valley, 141-55
77th Ave., Kew Gardens Hills; 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
Nov. 4, 7 p.m., Board 2; Sunnyside Community
Services, 43-31 39th St., Ground Floor;
Nov. 10, Dec. 22, 7:30 p.m., Board 8; Hillcrest
Jewish Center, Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows;
Oct. 13, Nov. 10, Dec. 8, 7:45 p.m., Board 6, 80-02
Kew Gardens Rd., Kew Gardens; 718.263.9250.
Community Councils
Oct. 18, 7 p.m., 110th Precinct; New York
Bethzatha Church of God, 85-20 57th Ave.,
Oct. 19, 8 p.m., 102nd Precinct; Moose Hall, 118th
Street, Richmond Hill.
Community Education Councils
Oct. 21, Nov. 18, Dec. 16, 6:30 p.m., District 30,
call for location information, 718.391.8380.
Oct. 27, Nov. 17, 7 p.m., District 26; M.S. 67, Room
B44A; 718.631.6927.
Nov. 3, Dec. 1, 7 p.m., District 25, 30-48 Linden Pl.,
4th Floor Conference Room 407, Flushing;
Nov. 3, 7 p.m., District 25, 30-48 Linden Pl.,
Flushing; 718.281.3786.
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;
Oct. 20, Flushing Camera Club, 7:30 p.m.; Flushing
Hospital, Auditorium, 146-01 45th Ave;
Oct. 20, 12:30 p.m., AARP Chapter 2889; First
Presbyterian Church of Newtown, 54-05 Seabury
St., Elmhurst; 718.639.8497.
Oct. 25, 4:30 p.m., Queens Borough Public Library,
technology committee; 5:45 p.m. finance and
investment committee; 6 p.m., buildings and
grounds committee; 6:15 p.m. board of trustees,
Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica.
Oct. 27, 1 p.m., Woodhaven Cultural & Historical
Society; Emanuel United Church of Christ, 91st
Ave/Woodhaven Boulevard; 718.845.3385.
Oct. 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.
Nov. 9, Dec. 14, 6:30 p.m., Ravenswood Lions

Club; Riccardo’s, 21-01 21st Ave., Astoria.
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.. @ 10:30 a.m./Sat. @ 11 a.m.,
weekly storytimes; Oct. 19, Poetry Writing
Workshop; Oct. 21, A Playwright’s Workshop; Oct.
23, Halloween Storytime.
Flushing Town Hall
137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing; 718.463.7700, x.
222: ongoing, Jazz Live!; Oct. 15, Wycliffe
Gordon Sextet; Oct. 16-Sep. 2011, Within The
Emperor’s Garden: The Ten Thousand Springs
Pavilion; Oct. 16-Nov. 14, Endangered Art/ists-
China; Oct. 17, Musical Mayhem, Polygraph
Lounge; Oct. 22, Dynamite Dumplings With Dr.
Chou; Chembo Corniel; Oct. 30, Revitalizing
Traditional Ethnic Art Forms in China, 1st Annual
International Halloween-Remixed Costume Party;
Oct. 31, Halloween–Remixed.
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: Oct. 14-
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: Oct. 14-
Nov. 30, 15th Annual Queens College Chamber
Music, live concert series; Oct. 6, Jewish Lecture
Queensborough C.C.
222-05 56th Ave., Bayside, 718.631.6262: Oct. 16,
Bye Bye Birdie; Oct. 17, Madama Butterfly; Oct.
23, Wind Serenades; Oct. 24, Like Father, Like
Son!, An Orthodox Kibbutz in Northern Ireland.
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; Oct. 23, BOO!,
We'll Scare The Art Out Of You!
Queens Theatre in the Park
Most events take place in Flushing Meadows
–Corona Park, venues & ticket prices vary, call
718.760.0064 for information; Oct. 16, 167
Tongues; Oct. 16, 17, Lar Lubovitch Dance
Company; Oct. 23, Jackie Mason; Oct. 24, Nov. 19,
Tsidii: To The Rising Sun; Oct. 29-Nov. 7, One
Oct. 16, York College, Blue Notes @ Staten Island
Jazz Festival; Oct. 25, Jazz at the Chapel; Nov. 6,
Bill Jacobs; Nov. 14, York Big Band, open house;
Nov. 22, Jazz at the Chapel; Dec. 3, Fame: The
Musical; Dec. 15, York Big Band Fall Concert, 94-
20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd., Jamaica; for information
go to http://www.myspace.com/ yorkcollegebluenotes
or http://www.ohny.org/.
Oct. 14-24, Noguchi Museum, First Fridays:
California Scenario: The Courage of Imagination
installation, donations welcome, 9-01 33rd Rd., LIC;
Oct. 14-29, Kwija Lee Cho & Nam Chun Cho
Couple Exhibition “A Wonderful World;
International Center, 50 W. 23rd St., 7th Floor,
Manhattan; gallery 212.255.9555, Nam Chun Cho
Oct. 14-Nov. 7, Thalia Spanish Theatre, COLOMBIA
passion & soul, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave.,
Sunnyside; 718.729.3880.
Oct. 14-Nov. 19, The Heritage Museum of Epirus,
permanent collection of 19th/20th Epirotan designs,
Epirotan Cultural Center at 2514 Bway., Astoria;

Oct. 14-Dec. 21, Turkish Cultural Center of Queens,
Turkish & ESL language classes, 43-49 45th St.,
Sunnyside; 718.482.8263.
Oct. 14-Mar. 6, 2011, Socrates Sculpture Park
EAF10: 2010 Emerging Artist Fellowship
Exhibition, Vernon Boulevard/Broadway, LIC.
Oct. 16, Green Space Studio, Stringdance +
Media/Christy Walsh; Oct. 17, Fertile Ground, multiple
artists, 37-24 24th St., Suite 301, LIC;
Oct. 17, Freestyle Arts Association, Halloween
Harvest Festival, Red Door Theatre Company/Art
House Astoria, HOOD: A Tale of Robin and his
Merry Men Two @ Socrates Sculpture Park, Vernon
Blvd., LIC.
Oct. 19-Dec. 14, Topaz Arts, Our Side, Cultural
Identity Writing Workshop, 55-03 39th Ave.,
Woodside; www.topazarts.org.
Oct. 21, LIC Artists Production, Light and Dark;
Holiday Inn Manhattan View, 39-05 29th St. /Space
Realty Group, 29-09 39th Ave., LIC; 646.369.7184.
Oct. 22-24, Astoria/LIC Film Festival Fan Awards;
astorialicff.com, cmictv.com, krista@cmictv.com,
tickets @ astorialicff.com/tickets.
Oct. 23, Italian Charities of America, Italian
Night/Saturday Dance, 83-20 Queens Blvd.,
Elmhurst; 718.478.3100.
Oct. 23, Queens Symphony Orchestra, Wind
Serenades @ Queensborough Performing Arts
Center; 718.326.4455.
Oct. 24, Seaburn Books/Queens Gazette, Astoria
Poetry Slam; Athens Square Park, 30th Avenue,
Astoria; 718.784.2224.
Oct. 27, LaGCC, Poet Laureate Kay Ryan, Little
Theater, RSVP 718.482.5151 or rsvplpac@
Oct. 28-Nov. 13, Astoria Performing Arts Center,
10th Anniversary Season, “MilkMilkLemonade” @
Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 30-44
Crescent St., Astoria; 917.562.5670.
Nov. 20, NY Metropolitan Country Music Assn.,
Inc., Neil Scott Johnson; Dec. 11, Gunsmoke;
Glendale Memorial Building, 72-02 Myrtle Ave.;
Wed. nights, Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden,
“Comedyland”, free, 29-19 24th Ave., Astoria;
•Thurs. nights, Bethany Wild Trio; Novo, 78-23
37th Ave., Jackson Heights; 718.426.7272.
Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinner-
Dances, Fleas, Fairs, Fundraisers
Oct. 14-15, City View Pharmacy, “Art for a Cause”,
10% of sale price goes to Ronald McDonald House
Greek Division, 23-07 Astoria Blvd., Astoria;
Oct. 14, Sunnyside Community Services, 35th
Anniversary Celebration; Studio Square, LIC;
Oct. 14, Sunnyside Community Services, 35th
Anniversary Gala hosted by Citi Bank; Studio
Square, LIC; 212.793.5234.
Oct. 15, B.P. Helen Marshall, Queens College
Business Forum Breakfast; business.
forum@qc.cuny.edu or 718.997.2920.
Oct. 16, St. Luke School, 100th Anniversary Gala
Celebration & Benefit; North Hills Country Club,
Manhasset; 516.997.1950.
Oct. 16, Greater Jamaica Development Corporation,
Downtown Jamaica 9th Annual Harvest Festival,
Jamaica Avenue/160th Street; 212.889.0808.
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.
Oct. 22, Queensboro Council for Social Welfare,
88th Annual Awards Luncheon & Networking
Exhibition, Terrace on the Park, 52-11 111st St,,
Flushing Meadow Park-Corona Park; 718.685.2802.
Oct. 24, Brulene Cooperative, flea market, vendors
wanted, Jackson Heights; 718.424.3840.
Oct. 24, Dutch Kills Civic Association, Annual
Street Fair, 36th Avenue; Nov. 5, 30th Year

Anniversary Dinner Dance; 718.786.2049.
Oct. 29, 114th Civilian Observation Patrol, Inc.,
30th Year Anniversary Awards Dinner & Dance;
Riccardo’s Catering Inc. 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria,
ticket donation $65; 718.728.8763.
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.
Oct. 14, C.M. Gregory Meeks/York College/
HHS/SBA/IRS, small business owners health care
forum; York College, Faculty Dining Room #2D01,
94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd., Jamaica.
Oct. 20, NAMI Queens/Nassau; Zucker Hillside
Hospital, Sloman Auditorium, 76th Avenue/266th
Street; 718.470.8100.
Oct. 26, North Shore-LIJ Health System, “The
Many Faces of Caregiving…” Conference, 7100
Douglaston Pkwy., Douglaston;
www.northshorelij.com/caregivers, 516-465-2500.
•Mon., Wed., Samuel Field Y, preschool programs
for kids with developmental disabilities, ages 3 to 5;
call 718.225.6750, x. 262 or gmayerhoff@sfy.org;
Mon., Wed., Fri., Medicaid Waiver Afterschool
Program, ages 5 to 21; 718.225.6750, x. 266 or
Mount Sinai Queens
Registration and/or appointment is required, call
718-267-4333 for time & location information: Oct.
19, YOGA for the Fabulous 50s and Beyond! @
Crescent Tower; Oct. 20, The ABCs of Missing
Vitamins @ Margaret Mary Head Start; Oct. 21,
Men’s Health Below the Belt @ Astoria
Homeowners, Tenants & Business Civic Assoc.;
Oct. 26, Preventing Breast Cancer: What You Need
To Know @ Crescent Tower; Oct. 27, Make the
Most Out of Your Doctor Visits @ Hellenic Cultural
Center in Greek & English.
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; 718.426.7467.
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.
•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,
•Western Queens Public Information, Narcotics Anonymous, 718.962.6244

or www.westernqueensna.org.
Oct. 14-Dec. 15, Greater Astoria Historical Society, Reading Between the Lines; Oct. 16, The Stock Market
Crash; Oct. 20, Towards An Understanding of Today’s Activism; Oct. 30, Walking Tour of the Haunted
Waters of the East River, 4th Floor, 35–20 Broadway, LIC; 718.278.0700.
Oct. 14-Jan. 11, 2011, Queens Historical Society Children’s Exhibit, A Visual History of Freedom: An
Exhibit for Young Learners & Families; Oct. 14, journalist talk Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum; Oct.
30, Cypress Hills Cemetery Tour, 143-35 37th Ave., Flushing; 718.939.0647, x. 17.
Oct. 24, Bayside Historical Society, Jordi Querol classical piano concert; Oct. 31, Totten Trot 5K Foot Race;
ongoing, The Women of Bayside, Bayside Life: On The Edge of Modernity, Native Bayside, The Castle, If
The Hat Fits, Virtual Exhibit: Take a Cruise Through the History of Bayside, 1639-2000, wwwbaysidehistorical.
org, 718.352.1548.
Oct. 17, Greater Ridgewood Historical Society, Author Jason Antos’ history talk & book signing, Flushing
Then & Now; Sat. open to the public, 143-135 37th Ave., Flushing, 718.465-1776.
•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
Now, Sunnyside Community Services, computer classes, deadline Oct. 12, 43-31 39th St.; www.scsny.org.
Oct. 14-Nov. 16, NYS SBD/QEDC/CUNY, Entrepreneurship Development Program; The Entrepreneur’s
Space a Food and Business Incubator, 36-46 37th St., LIC; 718.482.5303.
Oct. 14-Dec. 16, American Bolero Dance Company, children/adult 13-week dance classes; 718.392.8888.
Oct. 16, Friends of Maple Grove Cemetery/Sen. Joseph Addabbo Jr., Halloween Festival & Contest (rain date
Oct. 23), 83-15 Kew Gardens Rd., Kew Gardens; 718.544.3600.
Oct. 16, Greater Jamaica Development Corporation, 9th Annual Harvest Festival, Jamaica Farmers’ Market,
160th Street.
Oct. 16-Dec. 18, Sky View Center grand opening, free concerts, family events and give-aways, 40-24 College
Point Blvd., Flushing
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.net.
Oct. 19, Queens Chamber of Commerce, Energy & Financial Incentives Program; Bulova Corporate Center,
75-20 Astoria Blvd., Jackson Heights; 718.898.8500.
Oct. 19, Family Focus Adoption Services, 54-40 Little Neck Pkwy., Suite 4, Little Neck; 718.224.1919.
Oct. 19, Master Billiards & Cafe, The Taste of Sunnyside, 39-01 Queens Blvd., Sunnyside.
Oct. 20, B.P. Helen Marshall/Task Force on Domestic Violence, Immigrant Communities in Queens…; Oct.
27, Spirituality Issues…, seating limited; Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Room 213, Kew Gardens.
Oct. 23, New York Cares Day, volunteers wanted to revitalize 100 public schools, registration $20 p.p.,
Oct. 24, Second Annual Interfaith Walk, Sikh Center of Flushing, 38-17 Parsons Blvd., Flushing.
Oct. 26, St. John’s University/Immaculate Conception School, Aquinas Plaque Unveiling, SJU Campus,
Utopia Parkway/Grand Central Parkway.
Oct. 26, Sterling National Bank, SBA Programs & Services: How It Can Help You…, registration required,
89-04 Sutphin Blvd., Jamaica; 718.725.0325 or elizabeth.forgione@sterlingnatioalbank.com
Oct. 27, Queens College, Survivors Speak Out… @ Rosenthal Library, Room 230, Kissena Boulevard,
Oct. 28, Queens Chamber of Commerce, Annual Frank Tempone Golf Outing; North Hills Country Club;
www.queenschamber.org or 718.898.8500.
Oct. 29, 6:30 p.m., United Community Civic Association, Annual Children’s Halloween Costume Party,
everything free, costumes a must; Central Lounge, 20-30 Steinway St., Astoria.
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; 718.267.7929.
•Forty Plus of New York orientation/tour, 470 Seventh Ave., Manhattan; 212.947.4230.

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