2011-07-13 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Susan Cleary

Night Out Against Crime
Aug. 2, 7 p.m., 107th Police Precinct
Community Council @ Electchester
Shopping Center, Jewel Avenue/Parsons
Boulevard; 311.
Community Meetings
Dates & times are subject to change, call
to confirm.
Clubs
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.;
718.626.1021.
Sep. 14, Oct. 11, Nov. 9, Dec. 14, Board
8; Hillcrest Jewish Center; Union
Turnpike, Fresh Meadows;
718.264.7895.
Other
Jul. 19, 7 p.m., 7th Annual Alzheimer’s
Awareness Night benefit at Mets vs.
Cardinals @ Citi Field; 718-507-7735;
www.mets.com/alzheimers.
Jul. 19, 102nd Pct. Community Meeting
@Moose Hall, 87-34 118th Street; 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.
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
advance.
Sep. 11, 7:30 p.m., Greater Woodhaven
Development Corporation; St. Thomas
the Apostle School, 87-49 87th St., First
Floor, Woodhaven.
Sep. 19, 9:30 a.m., Queens Borough
Cabinet, Queens Borough Hall, Second
Floor, B.P. Conference Room. Kew
Gardens; 718.286.3000.
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. 19, Poetry
Writing Workshop; Jul. 20, NOOK
Night; Jul. 23, Fun in the Sun Storytime.
Flushing Town Hall
137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing;
718.463.7700, x. 222: Culture Blending
in Ceramic Arts; Jul. 14-Aug. 15, Nancy
Grossman: Heads; Jul. 14-Aug. 17, TAICHI: The Ultimate Excercise; Jul. 14-
Sep. 12, Francis Alys: A Story of
Deception; Jul. 14-Sep. 2011, Within
The Emperor’s Garden: The Ten
Thousand Springs Pavilion; Jul. 14-Sep.
11, Member Exhibition: Revealing the

Source; Jul. 24, Cumbia-Traditional
Music of Colombia.
MoMA/P.S. 1
22-25 Jackson Ave., LIC; 718.784.2084:
Jul. 14-Sep. 3, Saturdays, Warm Up
2011, experimental music outdoors, $15;
Jul. 14-Aug. 1, Francis Alys; Jul. 14-
Aug. 8, Laurel Nakadate: Only The
Lonely; Jul. 14-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. 14-Jul. 17, City Glow; Jul. 14-Aug.
24 Outdoor Cinema 2011; Jul. 14-Aug. 7
Paul Newman; Jul. 14-Aug. 13, Errol
Morris’ America; Jul. 16-Jan. 16, 2012
Jim Henson’s Fantastic World; 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.
Queensborough Community College
222-05 56th Ave., Bayside; call
718.631.6396 for information. Jul. 30-
31, Bound For Broadway, $15
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,
Target Passport Fridays, 6:30 p.m.
International outdoor film, dance, music
series.
Queens Theatre in the Park
Most events take place in Flushing
Meadows–Corona Park, venues & ticket
prices vary, call 718.760.0064 for information. Jul. 27-Aug.21, A Jew Grows In
Brooklyn $44.55. Jul. 22, 23 Chase
Latino Festival.
Socrates Sculpture Park
32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC; 718.956.9819;
Jul. 14-Aug. 7, Makers Market; Vista
Exhibition, Jul. 14-Aug. 19, Summer
Outdoor Artmaking Workshops; Jul. 14-
Aug. 21, The (S) Files-El Museo del
Barrio Biennial Event; Jul. 14-Sep. 25,
Fitness [in the Park], yoga, capoeira,
pilates, tai chi; Jul. 14-Oct. 9, Kayaking;
Jul. 14-Nov. 19, GrownNYC
Greenmarket; Jul. 14-15, Pocket
Pavilion; July 15 & July 26,
Performance/Recital series; Jul. 16,
Blowing Bubbles; Jul. 18-22, The Trash
Collector; Jul. 13, 20, 27, Outdoor
Cinema 2011; Jul. 23, Miniature
Sculpture Park; Jul. 25-29, Family Trees;
Jul. 30, Site Winding.
Others
Jul. 12-Aug. 16 Gantry Plaza State Park,

Live at the Gantries, 4-09 47 Rd., LIC,
7p.m.
Jul. 13 Dutch Kills Playground,
Children’s Series 2011, 36 Ave. &
Crescent St., LIC, 10:30a.m.
Jul. 13 Highland Park, Mikata, Jamaica
Ave. & Elton St., on the Brooklyn side of
park, 7p.m.
Jul. 14, 21, 28 Astoria Park Lawn,
Waterfront Concert Series 2011, 21 St. &
Hoyt Ave., Astoria, 7:30p.m.
Jul. 14-17, Queens Art
Express/Sunnyside Artists, Art Fair IV
“Art Democracy” juried art show, $30
entry fee, $5 gourmet lunch,
Skillman/44th Street, Sunnyside.
Jul. 14-29, 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;
718.205.1030.
Jul. 14, 22, 28, 31, Forest Park G.S.
Bandshell concerts, Woodhaven Blvd. &
Forest Park Dr., Woodhaven.
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
parking.
Jul. 19-21 Concerts at Queensbridge
Park, Vernon Blvd. & 41 Ave., LIC,
7p.m.
Jul. 20 St. John’s Univ. Great Lawn,
Opera Under the Stars, 80-00 Utopia
Parkway, Jamaica Estates, 7p.m.
Jul. 24 Flushing Town Hall concert
series, 137-35 Noerthern Blvd., Flushing,
2p.m.
Jul. 25 Rochdale Park, Matt Brown, Guy
R. Brewer Blvd. & 134 Ave,
Jamaica,10:30a.m.
Jul. 26-28 & 29 Concerts at Springfield
Park, 149 Ave. & Springfield Blvd.,
Springfield Gardens, 7p.m. & 8p.m.
Jul. 28-31, The Secret Theatre, In-Sight
Dance Company, Second Annual Suite
Summer Festival, 44-02 23rd St., LIC;
www.insightdance.org.
Jul. 30, New Orleans trumpeter Gordon
Au, Louis Armstrong House Museum,
Corona, $10.
Jul. 31, Sky View Center, Big Band
Concert, Level D, 40-24 College Point
Blvd., Flushing, 2p.m.
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.
Wednesdays, Italian Nights at Athens
Square Park, 30 St.& 30 Ave.,
Astoria,7p.m. Jul. 6-Aug.31
Breakfasts, Lunches,
Dinners, Dances & More
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. 15 - Nov. 12, Noshwalks Culinary
Walking tours along 7 line, $49; call
212.222.2243 for information.
Jul. 23, Brat Rescue Fundraiser for
Feral/Stray Dogs, $15 donation; Gussy’s
Bar, 20-14 29th St., Astoria;
718.728.9418.
Ongoing, Animal Rescue, pet adoptions,
donations appreciated; 718.224.8629 or
631.420.0425.
Ongoing, Bobbi and the Strays NY Pet
Rescue & Adoption,
www.bobbiandthestrays.org/Adopt.aspx,
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.
Health
Jul. 14-22, 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. 19, 26, The Purpose Center
International, seminars, Compounding
Your Self Awareness @ MacDonald
Park, Queens Boulevard; Jul. 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;
718.470.8100.
Mount Sinai Queens
Registration and/or appointment may be
required, call 718-267-4333 for time &
location information: 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
information:
Wednesday Nite Rap, 45+: Jul. 20, The
Dilemma of Dating….; Aug. 3, Dealing

with Difficult People...
Separation/Divorce Group: Jul. 28, 10
sessions, $130.
Singles Services: Jul. 21, Personal
Growth/Relationship Group
Assertiveness Training, 8 week program,
$120.
Early Childhood Program: Jul. 20, Pool
Party @ Bay Terrace; StoryTelling @
Little Neck
Mon., Magic: Learn & Play @ Bay
Terrace;
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
www.westernqueensna.org.
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
www.obsessivecompulsiveanonymous.or
g, or call 917.443.0355.
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 www.NYConsumerHealth.org.
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
www.ozoneparktaichi@yahoo.com.

Historicals
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
917.376.4496.
Items of Community Interest
Jul. 16, Friends of Maple Grove, APEC
Summer Science Workshops:
Earthworms; Jul. 23, Crickets; Jul. 30,
Forest Ecology@ The Center $5; Jul. 31,
An Afternoon of Magic & Enchantment
@ Celebration Hall, reservations a must
for all events, 127-15 Kew Gardens Rd.,
Kew Gardens; 718.544.3600.
Jul. 16, Ann-Margaret Carrozza, Estate
Tax & Elder Law Update, “Protect
Assets…”; Jul. 21, @ Queensborough
C.C., Bayside, free; First Presbyterian
Church of Whitestone, 15-43 149th St.;
718.224.4746.
Jul.-Dec. 18, Green Markets, Skillman
Avenue-42nd/43rd Streets, Sunnyside;
Jul.-Dec. 19, 34th Avenue-77th/78th
Streets, Jackson Heights;
www.grownyc.org.
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-
01@verizon.net.
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,
718.457.8390.
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. 18, New Hiking Club/Trail
Crew at APEC. Jul. 22 A Morning of
Music: Darlene Graham, 76 Ave. &
Springfield Blvd., 10:30a.m.
Queens Botanical Garden
43-50 Main St., Flushing; 718.886.3800:
Jul. 14-Aug. 18, HSBC Children’s
Garden Summer Session; Jul. 20, 27, Tai
Chi for People with Arthritis or Limited
Mobility.
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.
Others
Jul. 17, Civil War New York @Fort
Totten Park, 311; Jul. 18, City Parks
FoundationSummerStage Kids presented
by Disney™, ages 3+, 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, 311.
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;
718.482.5335,
http://ace.laguardia.edu/taxi.
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
information.
Senior Centers: Adult
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; 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.
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. 16 Music
students perform; Jul. 18, “falling” classes, 8 weeks, 2 hours each; Jul. 19, Poets
and Talent Show; Jul. 20, basic
Cantonese, Jul. 27, “Joel’s Summer
Salad Feast”
Queens Community House:
QCH: Forest Hills Senior/Community
Center, 108-25 62nd Dr.; 718.699.1010.
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;
718.268.5954.
Ridgewood Older Adult Center &
Services, 59-14 70thAve.; 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.
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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