2010-10-27 / Community Calendar
Gazette Calendar Of Events
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.,
Oct. 29, 8 p.m., Out Astoria, LGBT Marriage
Equality New York Halloween Fundraiser; Sissy
McGinty’s, 25-67 Steinway St., Astoria;
Oct. 29, 7:30 p.m., Flushing YMCA, Halloween
Fright Night, ages 4-17 $5, 18+ $3; call,
Oct. 30, 107th Police Precinct Community
Council, Halloween party (subject to change),
come in costume, 107th Precinct, Parsons
Oct. 30-31, Queens County Farm Museum,
Halloween Haunted House, 75-30 Little Neck
Pkwy., Floral Park; 718.347.3276.
Oct. 30-31, Flushing Town Hall, First Annual
International Halloween-Remixed Costume
Party, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing;
718.463.7700, x. 222.
Oct. 31, 1-4 p.m., Louis Armstrong House
Museum, Halloween Trick or Treating & craft
making, $8/$6; www.louisarmstronghouse.org.
Oct. 31, 8 p.m., Queens Players/Secret Theatre,
Annual Halloween Costume Party, Fright Night,
$15 includes one free drink, 44-02 23rd St., LIC;
Oct. 31, 3 p.m., Forest Hills Civic
Association/Maspeth Bank/Kidz Care, Annual
Community Halloween Parade, Metropolitan
Avenue/71st Street, gifts, raffle, call JR,
Oct. 31, Queens Botanical Garden, Pumpkin
Patch, $10 per child, 43-50 Main St., Flushing;
Oct. 31, Garden Works, 2nd Annual Halloween
Festival, donations appreciated benefits St.
Mary’s Healthcare System for Children @
Bowne Park; 718.932.0800 or
Oct. 31, 7:30-9 p.m., Forest Hills Dog Lovers
Assn. Fifth Annual Halloween Dog Costume
Event, Yellowstone Park, 68th Avenue/68th
Nov. 11, United War Veterans Council, NYC
Veterans’ Day Parade, “Freedom is Not Free”,
Fifth Avenue/26th-56th Streets, Manhattan;
Dates & times are subject to change, call to confirm.
Nov. 7, 13, Flushing Camera; Flushing Hospital,
Auditorium, 146-01 45th Ave; 718.749.0643.
Nov. 18, Dec. 16, 8 p.m., sharp, John F.
Kennedy Regular Dems of Queens; call
917.376.4496 for information..
Nov. 1, 6:30 p.m., Board 2; Waterfront Crab
House, 2-03 Borden Ave., 2nd Floor, LIC; Nov.
4, 7 p.m.; Sunnyside Community Services S.C.,
43-31 39th St., Ground Floor; 718.533.8773.
Nov. 3, 7 p.m., Board 5, 61-23 Myrtle Ave.,
Nov. 8, 7 p.m., sharp, Board 7; Union Plaza
Care Center, 33-23 Union St., Flushing;
Nov. 9, 7 p.m., Board 4; BPO Elks Lodge 878,
82-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst; 718.760.3141.
Nov. 10, Dec. 8, 7:45 p.m., Board 6, 80-02 Kew
Gardens Rd., Kew Gardens; 718.263.9250.
Nov. 10, Dec. 22, 7:30 p.m., Board 8; Hillcrest
Jewish Center, Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows;
Nov. 23, Dec. 28, Jan. 25, 2011, Feb. 22, Mar.
22, Apr. 26, May 24, Jun. 28, 107th Police
Precinct, Parsons Boulevard, Flushing.
Community Education Councils
Oct. 27, 7 p.m., sharp, District 26; M.S. 67, 51-
60 Marathon Pkwy., Room B44A, Little Neck;
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.,
Nov. 18, Dec. 16, 6:30 p.m., District 30, call for
location information, 718.391.8380.
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. 1, 7 p.m., Comet Civics; Bethzatha Church
of God, 85-20 57th Ave., Elmhurst.
Nov. 3, 12:30 p.m., AARP #2889; First
Presbyterian Church of Newtown, 54-05
Seabury St., Elmhurst; 718.639.8497.
Nov. 3, 9 a.m., Queens Interagency Council on
Aging, Queens Borough Hall, Room 213, 120-
55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens; 718.268.5954.
Nov. 3, 7 p.m., Health & Human Services;
Community Board 5 office, 61-23 Myrtle Ave.,
Nov. 6, 10 a.m., Family Focus Adoption
Services, 54-40 Little Neck Pkwy., Suite 4, Little
Nov. 8, 8 p.m., Whitestone VFW Post 4787, 19-
12 149th St., Whitestone; 718.746.0540.
Nov. 9, Dec. 14, 6:30 p.m., Ravenswood Lions
Club; Riccardo’s, 21-01 21st Ave., Astoria.
Nov. 10, 5:30 p.m., Queens Library Board of
Trustees, Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd.,
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;
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
Flushing Town Hall
137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing; 718.463.7700,
x. 222: ongoing, Jazz Live!; Oct. 28-Nov. 14,
Endangered Art/ists-China; Oct. 28-Sep. 2011,
Within The Emperor’s Garden: The Ten
Thousand Springs Pavilion; Oct. 29, Latin Jazz:
Chembo Corniel; Oct. 30, Revitalizing
Traditional Ethnic Art Forms in China, 1st
Annual International Halloween-Remixed
Costume Party; Oct. 31, Halloween–Remixed;
Nov. 5, Song Hee Lee Dance Company and
Yien; Nov. 6, Vijay Iyer; Nov. 14, David
Gonzales: Stories Are Gifts, Cuentos-Tales From
the Latino World; Nov. 19, Nea Jazz Masters
Concert, Korean Painting Exhibition; Nov. 20,
Origami Zoo With Dr. Chou.
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,
Kissena Boulevard @ LIE; 718.997.3818: Oct.
28-Nov. 30, 15th Annual Queens College
Chamber Music, live concert series; Nov. 4-Dec.
23, “Voices Envisioned: Memories Made in
Northern Ireland”; Nov. 5-13, The Glass
Menagerie; Nov. 7, Annual Commemoration of
Kristallnacht, A Far Cry; Nov. 16, The Brown
Bag Book Club; Nov. 20, Davy Jones of the
Monkees; Nov. 21, Forever Plaid; Nov., A
Journey in Stone and Wood.
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
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. 24, Nov. 19,
Tsidii: To The Rising Sun; Oct. 29-Nov. 7, One
Ride; Nov. 6, Dances with Dinosaurs; Nov. 7,
One Ride; Nov. 13, Little Red: A Fairy Tale in
Rhythm and Rhyme, Adam Pascal/Larry Edhoff
in meandlarry; Nov. 20, 2010 Legislative Revue;
Nov. 28, Nélida Tirado: Flamenco.
Oct. 28-29, 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
Oct. 28-Nov. 7, Thalia Spanish Theatre,
COLOMBIA passion & soul, 41-17 Greenpoint
Ave., Sunnyside; 718.729.3880.
Oct. 28-Nov. 19, The Heritage Museum of
Epirus, permanent collection of 19th/20th
Epirotan designs, Epirotan Cultural Center at
2514 Bway., Astoria; epirusmuseum@
Oct. 28-Dec. 14, Topaz Arts, Our Side, Cultural
Identity Writing Workshop, 55-03 39th Ave.,
Oct. 28-Dec. 21, Turkish Cultural Center of
Queens, Turkish & ESL language classes, 43-49
45th St., Sunnyside; 718.482.8263.
Oct. 28-Mar. 6, 2011, Socrates Sculpture Park
EAF10: 2010 Emerging Artist Fellowship
Exhibition, Vernon Boulevard/Broadway, LIC.
Oct. 28-29, Nov. 3-7, 10-13, The Queens
Players, Shaw’s “Saint Joan”, $18 door/$15
advance; The Secret Theatre, 44-02 23rd St.,
LIC; 718.392.0722, www.thequeensplayers.com
Oct. 28-Nov. 13, Astoria Performing Arts
Center, 10th Anniversary Season,
“MilkMilkLemonade” @ Good Shepherd
United Methodist Church, 30-44 Crescent St.,
Oct. 30, The Secret Theatre, An Evening With
Peter Case, $25 p.p., 44-02 23rd St., LIC;
Nov. 4, Lost Dog Ensemble, “Between Tides” @
Waltz-Astoria Cafe, 23-14 Ditmars Blvd.,
Nov. 6-14, The Gingerbread Players,
“Pygmalion”; St. Luke’s Church, Forest Hills.
Nov. 6, York College, 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
Nov. 7, Bella Italia Mia, 13th Annual celebration,
seating limited, $35 n.m.; Christ the King H.S.,
68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Door 10, 3rd
Floor,Middle Village; 718.426.1240.
Nov. 16, Noguchi Museum, Second Sundays:
“On Becoming an Artist…”, donations welcome,
9-01 33rd Rd., LIC; 718.204.7088.
Nov. 20, NY Metropolitan Country Music Assn.,
Inc., Neil Scott Johnson; Dec. 11, Gunsmoke;
Glendale Memorial Building, 72-02 Myrtle
•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.
•Mon.-Sun., Jackson Heights Art Club, classes
for children and adults, day or evening;
Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinner-
Dances, Fleas, Fairs, Fundraisers
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.
Oct. 30, ChEckiT! Dance, First Annual Breast
Cancer Awareness Fundraiser Performance,
$12/$10/$5 at the door; The Dancesource, 98-11
Queens Blvd., Rego Park.
Nov. 4, Alley Pond Environmental Center, 2010
Green Gala, Terrace on the Park, Flushing
Meadows–Corona Park; 718.229.4000.
Nov. 5, Dutch Kills Civic Association, 30th Year
Anniversary Dinner Dance; Riccardo’s by the
Bridge, $70 p.p., 22-01 24th Ave., Astoria;
Nov. 13, Chian Federation, 31st Annual Homeric
Award, 44-01 Broadway, Astoria; 718.204.2550.
Nov. 19, The Woodhaven Residents’ Block
Association, 39th Annual Dinner Dance &
Fundraiser, $65 n.m.; Joe Abbracciamento
Restaurant, 69-26 Woodhaven Blvd., Rego Park;
•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.
Nov. 3, Samuel Field Y, Parent/Caregiver
Management of Children with Autism Spectrum
Disorders; Mon., Wed., Samuel Field Y, preschool
programs for kids with developmental
disabilities, ages 3 to 5; call 718.225.6750, x. 262
or firstname.lastname@example.org; Mon., Wed., Fri.,
Medicaid Waiver Afterschool Program, ages 5 to
21; 718.225.6750, x. 266 or
Nov. 7, Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation/NY Blood
Center, blood drive; Flushing H.S., First Floor,
35-01 Union St., Flushing; 800.933.2566.
Nov. 10, Resources for Children with Special
Needs, Inc. Free Workshop Series, call for 2011
workshop dates, 99-04 161st St., Suite 401,
Nov. 17, NAMI Queens/Nassau, Does Smoking
Marijuana Trigger Psychosis?; Zucker Hillside
Hospital, Sloman Auditorium, 266th Street;
Mount Sinai Queens
Registration and/or appointment is required, call
718-267-4333 for time & location information:
Oct. 27, Make the Most Out of Your Doctor
Visits @ Hellenic Cultural Center in Greek &
English; Nov. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, YOGA for the
Fabulous 50s and Beyond! @ Crescent Tower;
Nov. 10, Breathe Better with Pulmonary
Problems @ Catherine Sheridan S.C.; Nov. 11,
Reduce Your Risk of Stroke @ Crescent Towers;
Nov. 17, Ask The Pediatrician @ Astoria Blue
Feather Head Start; Nov. 18, When Your
Rhythm’s Out of Sync @ Raices Astoria S.C.;
Nov. 30, Take Control of Your Cholesterol @
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
• 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.
•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;
•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
Oct. 28-Dec. 15, Greater Astoria Historical
Society, Reading Between the Lines; Oct. 30,
Walking Tour of the Haunted Waters of the East
River, 4th Floor, 35–20 Broadway, LIC;
Oct. 28-Jan. 11, 2011, Queens Historical Society
Children’s Exhibit, A Visual History of Freedom:
An Exhibit for Young Learners & Families; Oct.
30, Cypress Hills Cemetery Tour, RSVP, 143-35
37th Ave., Flushing; 718.939.0647, x. 17.
Oct. 31, Bayside Historical Society, Totten Trot
5K Foot Race; Nov. 6, Historic Lawrence
Cemetery tour, free, 216th Street/42nd Avenue;
www.baysidehistorical.org; 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.
•Thurs., Fri., Sat., Sun., King Manor Museum,
tours & school/group programs, Jamaica
Avenue/140th Street, Jamaica; 718.206.0545, x.
•Sat., Greater Ridgewood Historical Society,
open to the public, 143-135 37th Ave., Flushing,
•Central Queens Historical Association, a source
for Queens photos not available elsewhere;
www.CQHA.net or 917.376.4496.
Items of Community Interest
Oct. 27, Queens College, Survivors Speak Out…
@ Rosenthal Library, Room 230, Kissena
Oct. 28, Healing Hands Helping Broken Hearts
Foundation, Inc. 3rd Annual Free Thanksgiving
Day Dinner, volunteers wanted, meet at Cambria
Heights Library, 218-13 Linden Blvd.; John
Crow, 718.651.1100 (days) or 718.462.8983
Oct. 28, Queens Chamber of Commerce, Annual
Frank Tempone Golf Outing; North Hills
Country Club; www.queenschamber.org or
Oct. 28-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. 28-Dec. 16, American Bolero Dance
Company, children/adult 13-week dance classes;
Oct. 28-Dec. 18, Sky View Center grand opening,
free concerts, family events and give-aways,
40-24 College Point Blvd., Flushing
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.
Nov. 3, PlaNYC/Earth Day 2011 community
input; Frank Sinatra School for the Arts, Tony
Bennett Concert Hall, 35-12 35th Ave., Astoria;
www.nyc.gov or CountMeln@Cithall.nyc.gov.
Nov. 21, U.S. Coast Guard, About Safe Boating
class, Flotilla 12-01 @ Fort Totten; pre-register
@ 917.952.7014 or email@example.com.
•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.
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, pre-registration advised, dates & times may
change; for program information, 718.229.4000:
daily, APEC’s Gift Shop purchases benefit
APEC; Oct. 28, Sunny Bunnies; Oct. 28-29,
Toddler Time, Wee Sprouts; Oct. 29, Fledglings,
The Green Café: “Nature as Muse” @ APEC,
open mic; Oct. 29, 30, Haunted Lantern Tours;
Oct. 30, Pumpkin Patch Match, Make a Solar
Panel; Nov. 1, Teen Tiny Trick O’Treaters; Nov.
1-4, 8-10, 15-18, 22-24, 30, Sunny Bunnies; Nov.
1-5, 9-12, 16-17, Toddler Time; Nov. 2, 5, 9, 12,
16, 29, 30; Nov. 4-5, 11-12, 19, Wee Sprouts;
Nov. 13, An Evening With The Stars; Nov. 19,
The Green Café: “Nature as Muse” @ APEC,
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; Oct. 27,
milliontreesNYC, Train the Trainer Workshop,
register @ milliontreesnyc@
queensbotanical.org; Oct. 28,
Exploratory Earth Day meeting, collaborators
needed, RSVP by Oct. 26; Oct. 31, Pumpkin
Patch, $10 per child; Nov. 20, Composting in the
Queens County Farm Museum
Enjoy being outside and taking a walk around the
grounds at the farm, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy.,
Floral Park; 718.347.3276: Oct. 30-31,
Halloween Haunted House; Oct. 31, Children’s
Fall Festival; Nov. 6-7, 13-14, Wildlife Weekend;
weekends to Nov. 7, 3-Acre Amazing Maize
53-51 111th St., Flushing Meadows–Corona
Park; 718.271.1500 or go to
www.queenszoo.com: ongoing, Interactive
Dec. 19, Urban Park Rangers, Duck, Duck Goose
Tours of Willow Lake @ Mauro Park, Park Drive
East/73rd Terrace, Kew Gardens Hills; 311.
Nov. 13, Forest Park, “Wildman” Steve Brill,
Hunt for Sweet Cicely, $15/$10, RSVP, Union
Turnpike/Park Lane, Overlook Building;
•Mon.-Thurs., Fall 2010 CityParks Foundation
Seniors Fitness Programs; Mon-Thurs., Astoria
Park, Cunningham Park, Roy Wilkins and
Flushing Meadows–Corona Park; 311.
Nov. 20, St. John’s Prep Classes of ’35, ’40, ’45,
’50, ’55, ’60, ’65, ’70 Reunion; The New York
Athletic Club, 180 Central Park South,
Manhattan; 718.721.7200, x. 686.
•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
Oct. 27, LaGuardia C.C., How to Apply for
Financial Aid and Scholarships, U.S. Poet
Laureate Poetry Reading, free, 718.482.5151;
Oct. 28, Plant Propagation @ Queens Botanical
Garden; Nov. 3, ACE: A Look at Career Options,
$25 fee; Nov. 10, How to Apply to
CUNY;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.
Nov. 4, Martin Luther School, Fall Open House
for 5th to 8th grade students; Nov. 11, 20,
Academic Excellence Scholarship Exams, 60-02
Maspeth Ave.; 718.894.4000.
Nov. 13, Queens Paideia School, K-8, open
house; 44-02 23rd St., Suite 214, LIC;
Nov. 27, St. Clare’s School, Homecoming
Celebration, all alumni & guests can register,
137-25 Brookville Blvd., Rosedale;
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 Gardens;
Bayside S.C., 221-15 Horace Harding Expwy.,
Central Queens YM/YWHA S.C., 67-09 108th
St., Forest Hills, call for fees; 718.268.5011:
Tues., bereavement group; Wed., Ethics for
Thinking People; Thurs., Computer Classes for
Adult Seniors; Nov. 2, Journalist Jere Van Dyk,
45 Days As A Prisoner of the Taliban; Nov. 9,
Author Suzanne Vromen Hidden Children of the
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, $4.50 non-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, 4th Wed., For Men
Only: Oct. 27, Healthy Cooking class, Martin
Schneider Ecology’s Batman; Nov. 1, Irma
Wesley, The West; Nov. 15, Home Helpers,
Stress Management Training; Nov. 22, Loretta
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.
Ridgewood Older Adult Center & Services,
59-14 70th Ave.; 718.456.2000.
Selfhelp Austin Street Senior Center, 106-06
Queens Blvd., Forest Hills; 718.520.8197.
Self-Help Benjamin Rosenthal S.C., 45-25
Kissena Blvd., Flushing; 718.459.5549.
Selfhelp Maspeth, 69-61 Grand Ave., Maspeth;
718.429.3636; Sep. 30, Tai Chi Classes.
Steinway S.C., 20-43 Steinway St., Astoria;
Sunnyside Community Services Center for
Active Older Adults, 718.784.6173.