2011-10-19 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Annette Hanze Alberts.

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

Halloween Events
Alley Pond Environmental Center
Pre-register for all events.
www.alleypond.com
228-06 Northern Blvd. 718.229.4000
Teeny Tiny Trick O’Treaters
Ages 18 mos. - 4.
Oct. 31, 12:30 - 2:30 pm.
Pumpkin Patch Match $13M/$19NM
Ages 5 - 6  Oct. 22, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Young Chefs - Halloween Delights $24
Ages 7 - 12  Oct. 29, 10:30 am - 12 pm
Flushing Library
41-17 Main Street, Flushing
Monster Movie Marathon
Teens only, Flushing Teen Ctr., free
Oct. 22, 10:15 am
Blood Fest 2011, Halloween Show
Oct. 22, noon
Flushing Meadows Al Oerter Rec. Ctr.
Spooktacular
Oct. 28, 5 - 8:30 pm
Flushing Town Hall
Northern Blvd. & Linden Place,
Downtown Flushing.
Halloween-Remixed Costume Party
Adults only, $35/$17.50M and Flushing
residents w/ID.
Oct. 29, 8 pm
Halloween-Remixed
& Day of the Dead, All Saints
Oct. 30, 2 - 5 pm
Flushing YMCA
138-46 Northern Blvd., Flushing,
718.961.6880.
Family Fright Night ($5 kids, $3 adults)
Oct. 28, 7 - 9 pm
Fort Totten Park
www.baysidehistorical.org, 718.352.1548.
Halloween Festival
Oct. 22, noon - 3 p.m.
Haunted Lantern Tours
Oct. 28 & 29, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Greater Astoria Historical Society
20 Broadway, 4th Fl., Astoria,
718.278.0700.
Halloween Walking Tour
Oct. 29, 11 am
Maple Grove Cemetery
83-15 Kew Gardens Road (Lefferts Blvd.)
Great Halloween Fest.
& Carved Pumpkin Contest
Oct. 29, 2 - 6:30 p.m.
Queens County Farm Museum
73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park,
718.347.3276, www.queensfarm.org.
Amazing Maize Maze ($9 adults, $5 age
4-11)
Sat., Sun. thru Oct. 30
Pick Your Own Pumpkin
Sat., Sun., to Oct. 30, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Halloween Haunted House
Oct. 29 - 31, 4 - 7 p.m.
Children’s Fall Festival
Oct. 30, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Queens Museum of Art
Flushing Meadows - Corona Park
Boo! Halloween Spooktacular Benefit
Oct. 22, 2 - 5 p.m.
Socrates Sculpture Park
32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC, 718.956.9819
Halloween Harvest Festival

Oct. 22, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Halloween Walking Tour
Oct. 29, 11 a.m.
UCCA Children’s Halloween Costume
Party  20-30 Steinway St., Astoria.
Oct. 31, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Community Meetings
Clubs
American Legion Post 298
30-61 87th St., East Elmhurst.
1st Mon. of the month at 8 p.m.
American Legion & LadiesAux. Post 118
89-02 91st St., Woodhaven, 718.846.6116
2nd/3rd Mon. at 8 p.m.
Bella Italia Mia ($5M/$7NM)
Christ the King H.S., 68-02 Metropolitan
Ave., Middle Village, 718.426.1240,
www.freewebs.com/bellaitaliamia.
Cultural events: lectures, music, wine.
Nov. 13, Dec. 11, noon
FDR Democratic Assoc.
Role of Unions. Chabad of NE Queens,
212-12 26th Ave., Bayside, 718.460.8285
Oct. 27, 7:30 pm
Flushing Camera Club
Flushing Hospital, 45th Ave. & Parsons
Blvd.  1st, 2nd, 3rd Weds., 7:30 - 10 p.m.
Knights of Columbus  Boy Scout Troop 70
50th anniversary reunion party
49-18 Queens Blvd., Woodside.
Oct. 22
Queensboro Hill Neighborhood Assoc.
Assm. Grace Meng, Palace Diner, Main
St. & Horace Harding Expy.
Oct. 26, 7 pm
United Forties Civic Association
50-22 45th St., Woodside. 917.535.0516.
Nov. 10, Dec. 8 at 7 p.m.
Community Boards, Edu. & Pct.
102nd Pct. Community Meetings
68-02 Metropolitan Ave., 718.426.1240.
Nov. 13, Dec. 11 At 12 p.m.
Community Board 8
Hillcrest Jewish Center; Union Turnpike;
718.264.7895.
Nov. 9, Dec. 14 at 7:30 p.m.
Community District Educ. Council 26:
M.S. 67, Room B44A, 51-60 Marathon
Pkwy., Little Neck, 718.631.6927.
Nov. 22 at 7 & 8 p.m.
General Interest
Canned/Dry Food Drive
Ultimate Fitness Queens, 26-50 BQE
West, Woodside, 718.726.4343.
To Nov. 20
Free ESL Classes
Seaburn Bookstore, 33-18 Broadway,
Astoria, 347.642.3805.  Tuesdays
Y Kids Got Talent (door $15 adult/$10;
Advance $10 adult/$5 youth)
Auditions: Jame Cohn 718.551.9314.
Cross Island YMCA, 238-10 Hillside Ave.
Bellerose,  Oct. 22, 6 pm.
QEDC Small Business Workshops
Entrepreneur Space, 36-46 37th St., LIC,
718.263.0546, www.queensny.org.
Oct. 24, 25, 26, Nov. 9, 14, 16, Dec. 12
6 - 8 pm Workshops ($25), clinics (free).
Sen. Addabbo:
-Mobile Office Hours

Various neighborhoods and times.
Howard Beach ofc. 718.738.1111, Middle
Village ofc. 718.497.1630
-Dept. Consumer Affairs: Avoid Scams
Howard Beach Senior Ctr., 156-45 84th
St., Howard Beach.  Nov. 1, 11 am
Support Groups
Al-Anon
21-64 41st St., Astoria; call 718.728.2948
Co-Dependents Anonymous, Women
85-18 61st Rd., Rego Park, 718.805.1032.
Fridays, 10 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Domestic Violence
37-63 76th St., Jackson Heights;
call 718.639.8370.
F.E.G.S.
Health & Human Services, 212.524.1780.
Jovenes (youth) AA
www.jovenesqueensaa.com
102-08 Northern Blvd., Corona,
718.426.7467.
Lexington Hearing & Speech Center
www.lexnyc.org.
Hearing testing, infants to seniors,
718.350.3171,
Narcotics Anonymous
www.westernqueensna.org
Call 718.962.6244
OCA
www.obsessivecompulsiveanonymous
85-18 61st Rd., Rego Park, 917.443.0355
Saturdays at 10:30 a.m.
Overeaters Anonymous
www.queensoa.org
42-11 155th St., Flushing
Fridays
Sakhi for South Asian Women
call 212.714.9153, ext. 108
SMART Recovery
www.smartrecovery.org
97-29 64th Rd., Rego Park , 212.631.1198
Sundays
Strong Kids Campaign (YMCA)
238-10 Hillside Ave., Bellerose,
718.479.0505.
Arts & Entertainment
Barnes & Noble
176-60 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows,
718.380.7077.
Weekly Storytimes
Tues. at 10:30 a.m., Sat. at 11 a.m.
CAMR Cultural Assoc. Molise Region
Colori d’Italia - Photos by Danilo Susi
Buzzeo Building Gallery, 31-16 36th Ave.,
LIC, www.camr-uco.org.
Opening: Oct. 22, 6:30 - 8:30 pm.
Exhibit: Oct. 22 - 29, 5 - 8:30 pm
Flushing Town Hall
Northern Blvd. & Linden Place
Jazz Mentors + Music Jams
Wednesdays through 2012 at 7 p.m.
HS Afterschool Workshops/Clinics
Beginning Oct. 14, 4 p.m. Call
718.463.7700 ext. 241
Collage Art of Louis Armstrong
Sat. & Sun., 12 - 5 p.m., Through 2013
Encuentro Familiar!/Family Day!
Oct. 22, 1 - 5 p.m.
Collage Making Drop-in Workshop
Oct. 23, 2 - 5 p.m.
Kew Gardens Arts
Teen photography submission deadline
Oct. 23, ages 12 - 17

kewgardensarts@gmail.com,
917.881.3358
Exhibit
Location TBA  Nov. 4 - 25
LaGuardia Community College
31-10 Thomson Ave., LIC. 718.482.5055,
www.lagcc.cuny.edu.
Exhibits commemorate 9/11
To Nov. 23
Bound: Yaa Samar! Dance Theater.
$15/adv., $20/door, $10/students
Oct. 21, 22, 7:30 pm
Paolo Javier, Poet Laureate of Queens
Reads from new poetry book, The Feeling
is Actual. 718.482.5672.
Oct. 26, 2 - 4 p.m.
Museum of the Moving Image
35th Avenue/36th Street, Astoria;
718.784.0077, 718.777.6888.
City Glow
Daily
Martial arts film series:
Ongoing.
Exploded View (Commuters)
To Nov. 6
Jim Henson’s Fantastic World
To Jan. 16, 2012
Queensborough Community College
www.visitQPAC.org. for information.
222-05 56th Ave., Bayside; 718.631.6396
Queens Symphonic Band openings
Weds., 7:30 - 9:30
Queens College
65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing,
718.997.5000.
In Perpetuum Forever
Opening Oct. 20 thru Jan. 13, 2012
Ha-Jin, National Book Award Winner
Oct. 25, 7 p.m.  718.997.4646
Queens Museum of Art
www.queensmuseum.org. for program
info.
Flushing Meadows Park, call
718.592.9700
Andrew Moore
To Jan. 15, 2012
World’s Fair Panorama of NYC
Ongoing
Queens Theatre in the Park
www.queenstheatre.org
Call 718.760.0064
CHIX6
To Oct. 30, 2 p.m & 8 p.m.
Secret Theatre:
44-02 23rd St., LIC.,
www.secrettheatre.com.
Red & Black Dances Past & Future, $10
Oct. 20 & 21, 8 pm
Othello
Oct. 25-30, 8 p.m.
Poe: An Imaginary Waltz, $18
Oct. 27, 28, 29, 31 at 8 p.m.
Route 66: Finding Nat King Cole
Roy Wilkins Rec. Ctr., 77 St. & Baisley
Blvd., 718.723.1800.
Oct. 21-23, times vary
Socrates Sculpture Park
32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC; 718.956.9819.
Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition
To March 4, 2012
Thalia Spanish Theatre
41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside,
718.729.3880. www.thaliatheatre.org.
Colombia Salsa/Mestizo Dance Co.
$30, $27 students & seniors
To Oct. 30

Vickie Byron Art/Poetry
Center at Maple Grove, 127-15 Kew
Gardens Rd., Kew Gardens, 718.544.3600
To Oct. 28
York College Music
Concerts, visit Music @ York College
Breakfasts, Luncheons,
Dinners, Dances & More
Oktoberfest (Donation $25)
Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, 157-
16, 65th Ave., Flushing.
Oct. 23, 5 - 9 p.m.
Masquerade/Birthday Fundraiser for
Julissa Ferreras
28-18 31st St., Astoria.  RSVP Oct. 23,
JulissaRSVP@gmail.com, 347.615.7024.
Oct. 26, 7 - 11 p.m.
Noshwalks  South Asian J.H., $49, $44
subscribers, $16 children.
call 212.222.2243 for information.
Oct. 29, 1 p.m.
YMCA Strong Kids Wine & Cheese,
Silent & Live Auction $25 Queens
County Farm Museum, 7350 Little Neck
Pkwy., Glen Oaks. Bids online:
www.biddingforgood.com/crossislandym
ca.
Nov. 2, 6 pm
Italian Charities Dance ($10)
83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst.
Mon. & Fri., 7:15 - 11 pm dance social.
Health
Mount Sinai Queens
Events and presenters 718.267.4333,
www.mshq.org/community/events
Yoga Age 50+
Community Room, 23-22 30th Rd., LIC.
Tues., to Nov. 15. 10:30 am or 11:45 a.m.
Healthy Eating w/Diabetes
31-60 21st St., Astoria.
Oct. 25, 11 am. Must register.
Look Good! Feel Better!
Conference Room, 25-10 30th Ave., LIC.
Oct. 26, 5:30 - 7 p.m.
CPR For Everyone
Community Room, 23-22 30th Rd., LIC.
Oct. 27, 11 a.m.
Samuel Field Y
Programs: Afterschool, learning disabled,
singles, parents, www.sfy.org., or Central
Queens YM & YMHA, 67-09 108th St.,
Forest Hills, 718.268.5011 / 58-20 Little
Neck Pkwy., Little Neck, 718.225.6750,
www.centralqueensy.org.
Henriques on Madoff
Oct. 24 at 1:30 p.m.
Embedded in Moroccan Security ($6)
Oct. 24, 1:30 p.m.
Partner Abuse Counseling Program
Support, referrals to shelter and legal svcs
Ongoing
Flu Shots, Health Screenings:
Elmhurst Hospital Center
80th St. & 41st Ave., Elmhurst.
Weekdays, 8 am - 2 pm
South Queens Multi-Service Center
114-02 Guy Brewer Blvd., Jamaica.
Oct. 21, 28, 9 a.m - 12 pm
Queens Hospital Center,
82-68 164th St.
Oct. 26 at 8 am - 11 am
Parsons Communicare Clinic
90-37 Parsons Blvd., 3rd Floor.

Oct. 26 at 12 pm - 5 pm
Historicals
Bayside Historical Society
Fort Totten Park. For info visit
www.baysidehistorical.org, or call
718.352.1548.
Bayside Life: On The Edge of
Modernity
To Oct. 23
Remembering 9/11, memorial
To Dec. 4
Lawrence Cemetery Cleanup
216th St. & 42nd Ave.
718.357.3588.
Oct. 22, 10 am, Rain date Oct. 29, 10 am
Totten Trot, 5k Foot Race
Register before Oct. 16 $20, after $25
Oct. 30, 7:30 am check-in
Ongoing exhibits ($3 donation)
Native Bayside;The Castle; If The Hat
Fits; Virtual Exhibit: Take a Cruise
Through the History of Bayside 1639-
2000.
Queens Historical Society
Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37 Ave.,
Flushing
Third Tuesday Movie Matinees
$3/$2 students and seniors
Others
King Manor Museum
www.kingmanor.org.
Tours & school/group programs.
Thursdays - Sundays
Greater Astoria Historical Soc.
20 Broadway, 4th Fl., Astoria,
718.278.0700.
Risorgimento! Unification of Italy ($5)
Oct. 22, 1 p.m.
Maple Grove Cemetery
83-15 Kew Gardens Road (Lefferts Blvd.)
Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Soc.
91st Ave. & Woodhaven Blvd.,
718.846.1907
Chinese Auction
Oct. 26, 1 p.m.
Greater Ridgewood Historical
143-135 37th Ave., Flushing,
718.465.1776.
Open to the public Sat.
Central Queens Historical Association
A source for Queens photos not available
elsewhere; go to www.CQHA.net or call
917.376.4496.
Library Highlights
Call 718.990.0700, or visit
www.queenslibrary.org for program information .
Business Assistance Workshops
To Nov. 22
QEDC presents computer and financeclasses for small business owners. Info:
see above and www.queensny.org.
Visa Lottery application help
At various branches. Info above.
To Nov. 5 deadline
Ongoing:
Children’s Library Discovery Center
Queens Library, adjacent to Central
Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica.
Parks & Recreation
Alley Pond Environmental Center

www.alleypond.com
228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston,
718.229.4000.
Children’s nature courses (18 mos. and
up), birthday parties, all-age astronomy
and adult programs.
APEC Adventure Hour, $10M, $15NM:
Fall Fun
Nov. 6, 1:30 - 2:45 p.m.
Furry Friends
Dec. 4, 1:30 - 2:45 p.m.
Ages 18 - 36 mos.
Animal Care Trainee, $15M/$21NM.
Oct. 30, Nov. 19, 10 - 12 pm
Ages 8-12
Adult Hiking Club & Trail Crew
Oct. 24, Nov. 21, Dec. 19 at 7 pm
Pre-register,
www.facebook.com/APEC.Hikers.
Queens County Farm Museum
73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park,
718.347.3276, www.queensfarm.org.
Amazing Maize Maze
Adults $9, children (4-11) $5.
Sat., Sun. thru Oct. 30
Queens Zoo
Interactive Discovery Center
53-51 111th St., Flushing Meadows -
Corona Park; 718.271.1500 or go to
www.queenszoo.com.
School Events
Borough High School Fair
Francis Lewis H.S., 58-20 Utopia Pkwy.,
Fresh Meadows.
Oct. 22, 23, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Entering High School Workshops
www.schools.nyc.gov/ChoicesEnrollment
/High/Calendar.
IMTI Open House
Industrial Management & Training Instit.
Electrical, HVAC, plumbing, electronic
systems, green. 43-82 Vernon Blvd., LIC,
718.786.9298. www.IMTI.edu
Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 - 7 - 9 pm
LaGuardia Community College
31-10 Thomson Ave., LIC. 718.482.5055,
www.lagcc.cuny.edu.
Home Health Aid Training (free)
718.482.5031  Oct. 24 - Nov. 23
Reunions
1962 Graduates of Bryant H.S.
Riccardo’s, Astoria; contact Dale Corey
315.826.7975, dcorey@dreamscape.com
Oct. 13, 2012
Senior Centers, Activities
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.
CCNS/Peter J. DellaMonica S.C. 23-56
Broadway, Astoria; 718.626.1500.
CityParks Seniors Fitness
www.CityParksFoundation.org. Roy
Wilkins, info Sports Dept. 718.760.6999
To Oct. 28, 9 a.m. & 10 a.m.
Flushing House 38-20 Bowne St.; 347-
532-3025 or 718.762.3198.
Flushing-Fresh Meadows Jewish

Center
193-10 Peck Ave., Fresh Meadows,
718.357.5100.
Glenridge S.C. & Advisory Center
Classic Movie Thursdays
59-03 Summerfield St., Ridgewood
718.386.5136
Joint Public Affairs Committee for
Older Adults 212.402.1127.
Kew Gardens Community Center
Daily programs. Call for schedule:
718.268.5960. 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd.,
Suite 202, Kew Gardens.
QICA Legislative Forum
Aging Advocacy. Pre-register
718.268.5954.
Oct. 28, 8:30 - 11 am
North Shore L.I. Jewish Hospital
Four-part health series workshop.
To Nov. 9, 1:30 p.m.
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.
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 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.
Steinway S.C., 20-43 Steinway St.,
Astoria; 718.728.8472.
Lunch Special
Suggested contribution $1.50 age 60+,
$3.50 under age 60.
Mon. - Fri.
Sunnyside Community Services Center
for Active Older Adults
43-31 39th St., Sunnyside, 718.784.6173.
Street Fairs & Markets
Agora LIC Market
10-31 49th Ave., LIC.
Sat. Oct. 22, 29, Nov. 5, 12, 10 am - 4
pm
Dutch Kills Civic Assoc. Street Fair
36th Ave., 29th - 36th Sts., LIC
Oct. 23, Noon.
Skillman Ave. Green Market
42nd - 43rd Sts., Sunnyside
To Dec. 18
34th Ave. Green Market
77th - 78th Sts., Jackson Heights
To Dec. 19
Socrates Sculpture Park Greenmarket
32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC; 718.956.9819.
To Nov. 19

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