Gazette Calendar Of Events
Dates & times are subject to change, call to
Jan. 8, 2011, Feb. 12, 1 p.m., Woodhaven
Residents’ Block; Woodhaven Richmond
Hill Volunteer Ambulance Corps, 78-15
Jamaica Ave.; 718.296.3735.
Jan. 13, Feb. 10, Mar. 10, Apr. 14, May 12,
Jun. 9, United Forties Civic; St. Teresa Parish
Center, 50-22 45th St., Woodside;
Jan. 10, 2011, 7 p.m., sharp, Board 7; Union
Plaza Care Center, 33-23 Union St., Flushing;
Jan. 25, 2011, Feb. 22, Mar. 22, Apr. 26,
May 24, Jun. 28, 107th Police Precinct,
Parsons Boulevard, Flushing.
Jan. 17, Feb. 21, Mar. 21, Apr. 18, May 16,
Jun. 20, 110th Police Precinct; VFW Hall,
51-11 108th St., Corona.
Community Education Councils
Jan. 5, 2011, Feb. 2, Mar. 2, Apr. 6, May 4,
Jun. 1, 7 p.m., District 25, 30-48 Linden Pl.,
Room 407, Flushing; 718.281.3786.
Jan. 20, 6:30 p.m., District 30; venues
change, call for information, 718.391.8380.
Jan. 9, 2011, Feb. 13, Mar. 20, Apr. 10, May
15, Jun. 12, Jul. 10, Aug. 14, Sep. 18, Oct.
16, Nov. 13, Dec. 11, noon, Bella Italia Mia;
Christ the King H.S., dates subject to weather/
school functions, 68-02 Metropolitan Ave.,
Middle villge; 718.426.1240.
Jan. 10, 5:30 p.m., Borough Board; B.P.’s
Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Borough Hall,
120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens;
Jan. 11, Feb. 8, Mar. 8, Apr. 12, May 10,
Jun. 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.,
Arts & Entertainment
Barnes & Noble
176-60 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows;
718.380-7077: 3rd Tues. each month,
Poetry Writing Workshops; Jan. 10, 2011,
Open Mic Poetry Night; Jan. 15, No-Name
Calling Storytime; Jan. 15-23, Educator
Appreciation Week; Jan. 17, Movies &
Music Book Group; Jan. 18, Poetry Writing
Workshop; Jan. 19, Nook Night; Jan. 29, Let
It Snow Storytime, Snowflake Children’s
Flushing Town Hall
137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing;
718.463.7700, x. 222: Dec. 30-Sep. 2011,
Within The Emperor’s Garden: The Ten
Thousand Springs Pavilion; Dec. 30-Jan. 7,
2011, Korean Painting Exhibition: A Walk
Museum of the Moving Image
35th Avenue/36th Street, Astoria;
718.784.0077: daily, “The Red Balloon”
ongoing, “Behind the Screen”, Real
Virtuality, Dolls vs. Dictators, City Glow;
Jan. 15, 2011, “Duck Soup”, Playtime, “The
Hustler”, “2001: A Space Odyssey”, 8mm
Kuchar Films, Signal to Noise.
Kissena Boulevard @ LIE; 718.997.3818:
Jan. 13, 2011, Windows & Mirrors: The War
in Afghanistan; Jan. 23, Classic Hits for Kids
“Concerti”; Jan. 28-Jun. 30, Express: Local
New York Regional Aesthetics.
Queensborough Community College
Jan. 29, 2011, Back To The 60’s!; Feb. 20,
Tango Buenos Aires; Mar. 20, Voloshky
Ukrainian Dance Ensemble; Mar. 26,
Abbamania; Mar. 27, All Shook Up; Apr. 2,
John Pizzarelli & The Swing Seven; Apr. 10,
Betty Buckley: Broadway by Request!; Apr.
23, Russian National Ballet: “Sleeping
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
Queens Theatre in the Park
Most events take place in Flushing Meadows
–Corona Park, venues & ticket prices vary,
call 718.760.0064 for information.
Dec. 30-Jan. 9, 2011, Jeffrey Leder Gallery,
Donna Levinstone Pastel Landscapes, 11-05
44th Rd., 3rd Floor, LIC.
Dec. 30-Mar. 6, 2011, Socrates Sculpture
Park EAF10: 2010 Emerging Artist
Fellowship Exhibition, Vernon
Dec. 30-Apr. 4, 2011, MoMA PS1, The
Talent Show: Feng Mengbo; Jan. 23, 2011-
May 2, Sergej Jensen; Jan. 23-Aug. 8, Lurel
Nakadt;, 22-25 Jackson Ave., LIC;
Dec. 30-Apr. 24, 2011, Noguchi Museum,
Second Sundays: “On Becoming an Artist,
Isamu Noguchi and His Contemporaries,
1922-1960”; 9-01 33rd Rd., LIC;
Dec. 31, York College, Jazz at the Chapel;
Jan. 31, 2011, Jazz at the Chapel, Thomas
Stempkowski Quartet @ Illinois Jacquet;
Feb. 28, Jazz at the Chapel, Macroscopia @
Illinois Jacquet; Mar. 18, York College Music
Extravaganza @ JPAC, Mar 28, Jazz at the
Chapel, Chanda Rule @ Illinois Jacquet, 94-
20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd., Jamaica; for information
go to http://www.myspace.com/,
Jan. 8, 2011, Thalia Spanish Theatre, “La
Cucarachita Martina”; Jan. 29-Mar. 20, “You
Tango?”; Apr. 1-3, “Flamenco & Indian
Music & Dance”, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave.,
Jan. 8, 22, Italian Charities of America,
Saturday Dance, Mon. & Fri., Dance with
Instructions $10, 83-20 Queens Blvd.,
•Wed. nights, Bohemian Hall & Beer
Garden, “Comedyland”, free, 29-19 24th
Ave., Astoria; 718.274.4825.
•Thurs. nights, Bethany Wild Trio; Novo,
78-23 37th Ave., Jackson Heights;
•Mon.-Sun., Jackson Heights Art Club, classes
for children and adults, day or evening;
Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinner-
Dances & More
Jan. 12, 2011, Greater NY Chamber of
Commerce open house & networking breakfast,
$25 guests/$10 members, must RSVP,
Coffee House, 6th Floor, 20 W. 44th St.,
Jan. 15, Italian Charities of America flea
market, refreshments served, 83-20 Queens
Blvd., Elmhurst; 718.478.3100.
Jan. 22, Queens Lesbian & Gay Pride
Committee, 2011 Winter Pride Dinner Dance;
Astoria World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd.,
•Ongoing, Animal Rescue, pet adoptions,
donations appreciated; 718.224.8629 or
•Ongoing, Bobbi and the Strays NY Pet
Rescue & Adoption,
donations appreciated, Adoption Center, 71-
03 80 St., Glendale; 718. 326.6070.
•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, donations appreciated,
89-10 Eliot Ave., Rego Park; 718.424-
3340 or www.acq.petfinder.com.
Samuel Field Y
Mon., Wed., preschool programs, kids with
developmental disabilities, ages 3 to 5; call
718.225.6750, x. 262 or email@example.com;
Mon., Wed., Fri., Medicaid Waiver
Afterschool Program, ages 5 to 21;
718.225.6750, x. 266 or
JMendelsohn@sfy.org; Dec. 30, “The
Emotional Impact of Separation and
Divorce”, preregister; Jan. 5, 2011,
Wednesday Nite Rap, “Love or Lust…”; Jan.
6, Singles Services “Personal
Growth/Relationship with Assertiveness
Training”, 718.225.6750, x. 243.
Mount Sinai Queens
Registration and/or appointment is required,
call 718-267-4333 for time & location information:
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
• 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
• 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;
•OCA, Saturdays, Resurrection Ascension
Church, Feely Hall, 85-18 61st Rd., Rego
•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;
•Western Queens Public Information,
Narcotics Anonymous, 718.962.6244 or
Dec. 23-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, Historic
Lawrence Cemetery tour, free, 216th
www.baysidehistorical.org; 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;
•Thurs., Fri., Sat., Sun., King Manor
Museum, tours & school/group programs,
Jamaica Avenue/140th Street, Jamaica;
718.206.0545, x. 11.
•Sat., Greater Ridgewood Historical Society,
open to the public, 143-135 37th Ave.,
•Central Queens Historical Association, a
source for Queens photos not available elsewhere;
www.CQHA.net or 917.376.4496.
Items of Community Interest
•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,
•Weds., 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
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 pur-
chases benefit APEC. Queens Botanical Garden CLOSED DEC. 30-JAN. 4, 2011; Jan. 8-9, 2011, MulchFest 2011, go to www.nycgovparks/org/services/mulchfest/m ulchfest.html; Jan. 9, Books for Trees: Reada thon benefits QBG, Electronic Waste Recyclng Event @ QBG Crommelin Street Entrance, 43-50 Main St., Flushing; 718.886.3800.
Queens Zoo 53-51 111th St., Flushing Meadows–Corona Park; 718.271.1500 or go to www.queenszoo.com: ongoing, Interactive Discovery Center. School News & Events
Ongoing, LaGuardia C.C., How to Apply to CUNY, courses at Taxi & For Hire Vehicle Driver Institute; 718.482.5335, http://ace.laguardia.edu/taxi; 31-10 Thomson Ave., LIC; 718.482.5966. Senior Centers: Activities Dated events are listed under the center where held. Atria Kew Gardens & Lighthouse International, 117-01 84th Ave., Kew Gardens; 718.441.0300.
Bayside S.C., 221-15 Horace Harding Expwy., Bayside.
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; Jan. 3- 4, 6, 2011, Pilates classes. 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 Adults, 212.402.1127. 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; Jan. 4, 2011, Pepe Santana and Chris Lefkarites.
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.