2011-07-06 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Susan Cleary

Community Meetings
Dates & times are subject to change, call
to confirm.
Aug. 18, 8 p.m., JFK Regular Dems of
Queens, Inc.; Jewish Center of Kew
Gardens Hills, 71-25 Main St., KGH.
Community Boards
Sep. 20, 7 p.m., Board 1; Astoria World
Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd.;
Sep. 14, Oct. 11, Nov. 9, Dec. 14, Board
8; Hillcrest Jewish Center; Union
Turnpike, Fresh Meadows; 718.264.7895.
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 Village; 718.426.1240.
Jul. 11, Sep. 19, 9:30 a.m., Queens
Borough Cabinet, Queens Borough Hall,
Second Floor, B.P. Conference Room.
Kew Gardens; 718.286.3000.
Aug. 18, Sep. 8, Oct. 6, 27, Nov. 17, Dec.
8, 29, 10:30 a.m., Queens Borough Land
Use, Queens Borough Hall, Second Floor,
President’s Conference Room, 120-55
Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens; call
718.286.2860 to confirm date 10 days in
Sep. 11, 7:30 p.m., Greater Woodhaven
Development Corporation; St. Thomas the
Apostle School, 87-49 87th St., First
Floor, Woodhaven.
1st Mon. of the month, 8 p.m.,
American Legion Post 298, 30-61 87th
St., East Elmhurst.
2nd/3rd Mon., 8 p.m., American Legion
& A.L. Ladies Auxiliary Post 118, 89-02
91st St., Woodhaven; 718.846.6116, leave
a message.
Arts & Entertainment
Barnes & Noble
176-60 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows;
718.380-7077: 3rd Tues. monthly,
Poetry Writing Workshop; Tues./Sat.,
Weekly Storytimes: Jul. 11, Open Mic
Poetry Night; Jul. 12, Sandra Boynton
Storytime & Coloring Activity; Jul. 19,
Poetry Writing Workshop; Jul. 20,
NOOK Night; Jul. 23, Fun in the Sun
Storytime; Jun. 25, B&N Summer
Reading Storytime Luau.
Flushing Town Hall
137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing;
718.463.7700, x. 222: Culture Blending in
Ceramic Arts; Jul. 7-Aug. 15, Nancy
Grossman: Heads; Jul. 7-Aug. 17, TAICHI: The Ultimate Excercise; Jul. 7-Sep.
12, Francis Alys: A Story of Deception;
Jul. 7-Sep. 2011, Within The Emperor’s
Garden: The Ten Thousand Springs
Pavilion; Jul. 10-Sep. 11, Member
Exhibition: Revealing the Source; Jul. 10,
Stone Soul Picnic-The Great Rhythm &
Blues Classics, Jul. 24, Cumbia-
Traditional Music of Colombia.
MoMA/P.S. 1
22-25 Jackson Ave., LIC; 718.784.2084:
Jul. 7-Aug. 1, Francis Alys; Jul. 7-Aug. 8,
Laurel Nakadate: Only The Lonely; Jul.
7-Sep. 3, Ryan Trecartin: Any Ever,
Annual Outdoor Music Series.
Museum of the Moving Image

35th Avenue/36th Street, Astoria;
718.784.0077: daily, “The Red Balloon”
Jul. 7-Jul. 17, City Glow; Jul. 7-Aug. 24
Outdoor Cinema 2011; Jul. 9-Aug. 7 Paul
Newman; Jul. 12-Aug. 13, Errol Morris’
America; Jul. 16-Jan. 16, 2012 Jim
Henson’s Fantastic World; Jul. 9, Cars,
The Hustler, Harry Potter and the Goblet
of Fire, The Color of Money; Jul. 10,
Cars, 13 Assassins, The Hustler, Harry
Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, The
Color of Money; Jul. 11, Harry Potter and
the Half-Blood Prince; Jul. 12, Tabloid;
Jul. 13, Harry Potter and the Deathly
Hallows, Part I, So Who Wants to Kill
Jessie?; Jul. 15, Hud; Jul. 16, The Muppet
Movie, Somebody Up There Likes Me,
The Thin Blue Line, Hud; Jul. 17, The
Muppet Movie, Cat On A Hot Tin Roof,
The Thin Blue Line, I Saw the Devil; Jul.
20, Caramel; Jul. 22, Founding; Jul. 23,
The Muppet Movie, Butch Cassidy and
the Sundance Kid, Gates of Heaven, The
Sting; Jul. 24, The Muppet Movie, The
Sting, Gates of Heaven, Butch Cassidy
and the Sundance Kid; Jul. 26, Three;
Jul. 27, The Good, the Bad, the Weird;
Jul. 28, Slap Shot; Jul. 30, Muppet
History 101, Hombre, Fast, Cheap & Out
of Control, Torn Curtain; Jul. 31, Muppet
History 101, Slap Shot, Fast, Cheap & Out
of Control, Hombre.
Queens College
Kissena Boulevard @ LIE; call
718.997.3818 for information.
Queens Community College
222-05 56th Ave., Bayside; call
718.631.6396 for information.
Queens Museum of Art
Flushing Meadows–Corona Park, New
York City Building, call 718.592.9700 for
program information: 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. Socrates Sculpture Park
32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC; 718.956.9819;
Jul. 7-Aug. 7, Makers Market; Vista
Exhibition, Jul. 7-Aug. 21, The (S) Files-
El Museo del Barrio Biennial Event; Jul.
7-Sep. 25, Fitness [in the Park], yoga,
capoeira, pilates, tai chi; Jul. 7-Oct. 9,
Kayaking; Jul. 7-Nov. 19, GrownNYC
Greenmarket; Jul. 7-Aug. 19, Summer
Outdoor Artmaking Workshops; Jul. 7,
Trash to Treasure; Jul. 9, Art Supply
Recipes; Jul. 11-15, Pocket Pavilion; Jul.
16, Blowing Bubbles; Jul. 13, 20, 27,
Outdoor Cinema 2011; Jul. 18-22, The
Trash Collector; Jul. 23, Miniature
Sculpture Park; Jul. 25-29, Family Trees;
Jul. 30, Site Winding.
Jul. 7-Jul. 17, Queens Art
Express/Sunnyside Artists, Art Fair IV
“Art Democracy” juried art show, $30
entry fee, $5 gourmet lunch,
Skillman/44th Street, Sunnyside.
Jul. 7-Jul. 29, Flux Factory, monthly
potluck; call 718.707.3362 for information. Jul. 14, NWC/Goliard Concerts Summer
Concerts, Cady Finlayson; Jul. 21, Pete
Zimmer Quartet; Jul. 28, Love

Connection @ Sgt. Collins Park,
Broadway/58th Street, Woodside;
Jul. 15, Federation of Hellenic Societies,
Greek-American Poetry in Astoria: Sing
In Me, O Muse, Stathakion Center, 22-51
29th St., Astoria; 212.529.1955, x. 308.
Jul. 16, Natalia “Saw Lady” Paruz, 9th
Annual NYC Musical Saw Festival,
Concert & Art Exhibit, $10 contribution;
Hellenic Cultural Center, 27-09 Crescent
St., Astoria.
Jul. 17, Queens Symphony Orchestra,
13th Annual Great Lawn Summer
Concert, Opera Under the Stars @ Forest
Park Bandshell; Jul. 20 @ St. John’s
University Great Lawn, rain or shine, free
Jul. 28-31, The Secret Theatre, In-Sight
Dance Company, Second Annual Suite
Summer Festival, 44-02 23rd St., LIC;
Jul. 31, Sky View Center, Big Band
Concert, Level D, 40-24 College Point
Blvd., Flushing.
Wed. nights, Bohemian Hall,
“Comedyland”, free, 29-19 24th Ave.,
Astoria; 718.274.4825.
Jul. 31, NY Metropolitan Country Music
Association, Concert, Mary Lamont Band
@ Forest Park, Seuffert Bandshell,
Woodhaven; 718.763.4328.
Breakfasts, Lunches,
Dinners, Dances & More
Jul. 8, Noshwalks, Woodside, Jul. 11,
South Asian, Jackson Heights, Jul. 13,
Latin American, Jackson Heights, Jul. 15,
Asian, Flushing; call 212.222.2243 for
Jul. 14, Brandeis Association, “All
Aboard” Evening at Sea, $85 p.p.; Skyline
Princess, World’s Fair Marina,
718.298.1219 or 718.298.1080.
Jul. 23, Brat Rescue Fundraiser for
Feral/Stray Dogs, $15 donation; Gussy’s
Bar, 20-14 29th St., Astoria; 718728.9418.
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, non-profit, donations appreciated, 89-
10 Eliot Ave., Rego Park; 718.424-3340
or www.acq.petfinder.com.
Jul. 7-22, Cross Island Y, Summer Day
Camp Inclusion, Session I; Jul. 25-Aug.
12, Summer Day Camp Inclusion,
Session II; ongoing, Strong Kids
Campaign, 238-10 Hillside Ave.,
Bellerose; 718.479.0505.
Jul. 12, 19, 26, The Purpose Center
International, seminars, Compounding
Your Self Awareness @ MacDonald Park,
Queens Boulevard; Jul. 14, 21, 28, Aug.

4, 11, 18, 25, Getting Off Line @ Station
Square, Burns Street/71st Avenue;
718.263.3501, TheCNetwrk@aol.com.
Jul. 20, NAMI Queens/Nassau; Zucker
Hillside Hospital, Sloman Auditorium,
76th Avenue/266th Street, Glen Oaks;
Mount Sinai Queens
Registration and/or appointment may be
required, call 718-267-4333 for time &
location information: Jul. 6, Blood
Pressure Screening @ Dellamonica Jr.
S.C.; Jul. 12, Yoga for the Fabulous 50s…
@ Crescent Tower Community Room;
Jul. 13, Blood Pressure Screening @
Steinway S.C.; Jul. 14, Manage Your
Medicine Chest… @ George T. Douris
Tower; Jul. 19, Yoga…@ Crescent
Towers, Physical Activity: Mind/Body…!
Physician Associates; Jul. 20, Blood
Pressure Screenings @ Sheridan Center;
Jul. 21, Tai Chi for Everyone, call for
location; Jul. 26, Yoga…@ Crescent
Tower; Jul. 27, A Detailed Picture of Your
Health @ Crescent Tower.
Samuel Field Y
58-20 Little Neck Pkwy., pre-registration
generally required; call 718.225.6750 for
Wednesday Nite Rap, 45+: Jul. 13, “Play
It Again Sam”; Jul. 20, The Dilemma of
Separation/Divorce Group: Jul. 28, 10
sessions, $130.
Singles Services: Jul. 21, Personal
Growth/Relationship Group Assertiveness
Training, 8 week program, $120.
Mon., Magic: Learn & Play @ Bay
Mon., Wed., pre-school programs, 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;
gym/creative exploration @ Little Neck;
Other Health Services
Al-Anon: Good Shepherd Methodist
Church, 30-44 Crescent St., Astoria; call
718.728.5182; St. Mark’s Episcopal
Church, Parish House, 2nd Floor, Jackson
Heights; call 718.335.7379; Steinway
Reformed Church, 21-64 41st St., Astoria;
call 718.728.2948 for information.
Co-Dependents Anonymous, women
only, Fridays; Resurrection Ascension
Pastoral Center, Father Feely Hall, 85-18
61st Rd., Rego Park; call 718.805.1032.
Domestic Violence; American Family
Community Services, 37-63 76th St.,
Jackson Heights; call 718.639.8370.
Drug Problems? Call Narcotic
Anonymous, call 718.962-6244 or go to
F.E.G.S. Health & Human Services,
Partners in Caring bereavement/older
adult spousal loss, 97-45 Queens Blvd.,
Rego Park; call 718.896.9090, x. 243.
Jovenes Queens Group, alcoholics
anonymous, free, 102-08 Northern Blvd.,
Corona; call 718.426.7467.
Mammograms, Mondays, Community
Healthcare Network’s Helen B. Atkinson
Health Center, 81 W. 115th St.,

Manhattan; call 212.360.2565.
OCA, Saturdays, Resurrection Ascension
Church, Feely Hall, 85-18 61st Rd., Rego
Park; go to
, or call 917.443.0355.
Overeaters Anonymous, Fridays; Unity
Center of Flushing, 42-11 155th St.,
The Public Policy and Education Fund of
New York, health coverageWeb site, go to
Sakhi for South Asian Women support
group meetings, weekends; call
212.714.9153, x. 108 for information .
SMART Recovery; Long Island
Consultation Center to overcome all types
of addictive behavior, Sundays, Long
Island Consultation Center, 97-29 64th
Rd., Rego Park; call 212.631.1198, or go
to www.smartrecovery.org.
Tai Chi, Saturdays, Cheng Man Ching Tai
Chi Assoc., 87-10 Liberty Ave., Ozone
Park; go to
Jul. 10, Aug. 14, Queens Historical
Society, traditional craft workshops, free,
pre-registration required; 718.939.0647, x.
17 for information.
Ongoing, Bayside Historical, outdoor
swing/jazz concert; 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; go to wwwbaysidehistorical.org or call 718.352.1548.
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, open
to the public, 143-135 37th Ave.,
Flushing, 718.465-1776.
Central Queens Historical Association, a
source for Queens photos not available
elsewhere; go to www.CQHA.net or call
Items of Community Interest
Jul. 10, Bella Italia Mia, “From Calabria
to America”; Christ the King H.S., 68-02
Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village;
Jul. 16, Ann-Margaret Carrozza, Estate
Tax & Elder Law Update, “Protect
Assets…”, free; First Presbyterian Church
of Whitestone, 15-43 149th St.;
Jul.-Dec. 18, Green Markets, Skillman
Avenue-42nd/43rd Streets, Sunnyside;
Jul.-Dec. 19, 34th Avenue-77th/78th
Streets, Jackson Heights;
Aug. 14, U.S. Coast Guard, About Safe
Boating @ Fort Totten, all classes require
pre-registration,call 917.952.7014 for
information or e-mail Mike Kaffe, 12-
Fri., QPTV, Heidi Harrison Chain, “All
About Queens”, weekly, Channel 34
TWC, Fios, Channel 82 RCN; Sat.,
Channel 56 TWC, Fios, Channel 84 RCN.
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,
Library Highlights
There are many free events available at
Queens libraries for adults, teens,
“tweens” and kids. Call 718.990.0700 for
program information.
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; Call
718.229.4000 for program information:
daily, APEC’s Gift Shop purchases benefit
APEC; Mon. Knitting Circle; Jul. 9,
Young Chefs: 4th of July Celebration; Jul.
18, New Hiking Club/Trail Crew at APEC.
Queens Botanical Garden
43-50 Main St., Flushing; 718.886.3800:
Jul. 13, 20, 27, Tai Chi for People with
Arthritis or Limited Mobility; Jul. 7-Aug.
18, HSBC Children’s Garden Summer
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; Jul. 29-31, 33rd Annual
Thunderbird American Indian Mid-
Summer Pow-Wow.
Queens Zoo
53-51 111th St., Flushing
Meadows–Corona Park; 718.271.1500 or
go to www.queenszoo.com; ongoing,
Interactive Discovery Center.
Jul. 10, Urban Park Rangers, Biking Fort
Totten Park, Bayside; 311.
Jul. 11, City Parks
FoundationSummerStage Kids presented
by Disney™, ages 3+, PuppetMobile-
Bessie’s Big Shot @ Rufus
King/Rochdale Park; Jul. 12, Oran Etkin’s
Timbalooloo @ Rufus King/Rochdale
Park; Jul. 18, See We African Dance @
Rufus King/Rochdale Park; Jul. 19,
Thunderbird American Indian Dancers @
Rufus King Park; Jul. 24, Queens Family
Day @ Queensbridge Park; Jul. 25, Matt
Brown @ Rochdale Park; Jul. 28,
PuppetMobile-Bessie’s… @
Queensbridge Park, call for park location,
Jul. 30, 2011 Independence Residences,
Second Annual Queens Walk About @
Cunningham Park; 311.
School News & Events
Jul. 20, LaGuardia C.C., College Prep
Workshops: How To Apply For Financial
Aid/Scholarships; ongoing, courses at
Taxi & For Hire Vehicle Driver Institute;
Register now, St. John’s Preparatory
School, TACHS Prep Class, classes begin
Saturday, Sep. 17, call 718.721.7200, x.
699 for more information.
Fall 2011, Queens College/NY Society of

Security Analysts, CFA® Exam Prep
Courses, go to www.nyssa.org/cfa for
Senior Centers: Adult
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; 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, Adult
Beginner Ballet Classes; Thurs.,
Computer Classes for Adult Seniors, Adult
Dance Power Movement Class.
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., Jody Oliver workshop, Artwork to Ready-To-Wear, learn
Facebook, pre-registration required;
Mon./Fri., Dancercise, ESL tutoring,
Wed., Jim Slim, knit/crochet/needlepoint
crafts; 2nd Wed., listening pleasures;
Thurs., Tai Chi, meditation with Ronnie,
conversational French; 4th Wed., For
Men Only, Medicare Q&A, by appointment, English tutoring; Jul. 18, “falling”
classes, 8 weeks, 2 hours each; Jul. 20,
basic Cantonese.
QCH: Pomonok Center, 67-09 Kissena
Blvd., Flushing; 718.591.3377: ESL tutoring Mon., Tai Chi, walking club, line
dance lessons; Mon./Tues./Thurs./Fri.,
calligraphy lessons; Mon./Wed, beginners
English classes; Thurs., yoga, Fri., tango,
pasodoble, cha cha; Mon.-Fri., Ping
Pong/Pool Room.
Queens Interagency Council On Aging
Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens
Blvd., Room 319, Kew Gardens;
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;
Selfhelp Maspeth, 69-61 Grand Ave.,
Maspeth; 718.429.3636.
Steinway S.C., 20-43 Steinway St.,
Astoria; 718.728.8472; Mon.-Fri., lunch,
suggested contribution 60+, $1.50, under
60, $3.50.
Sunnyside Community Services Center
for Active Older Adults, 718.784.6173.

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