2011-10-26 / 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
Young Chefs - Halloween Delights $24
Ages 7 - 12  Oct. 29, 10:30 am - 12 pm
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.
Haunted Lantern Tours
Oct. 28 & 29, 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Greater Astoria Historical Society
35-20 Broadway, 4th Fl., LIC. 718.278.0700.
HalloweenWalking 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 pm
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel
Halloween/Zumba/Line Dance Party  $10
In the gymnasium, 23-20 Newtown Ave.,
Astoria.
Oct. 30, 5 - 10 pm
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. to Oct. 30
Pick Your Own Pumpkin
Sat., Sun., to Oct. 30, 11 am - 4 pm
Halloween Haunted House
Oct. 29 - 31, 4 - 7 pm
Children’s Fall Festival
Oct. 30, 11 am - 4 pm
Socrates Sculpture Park
32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC, 718.956.9819
HalloweenWalking Tour
Oct. 29, 11 am
UCCA Children’s Halloween Costume
Party  20-30 Steinway St., Astoria.
Oct. 31, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
Community Meetings
Clubs
American Legion Post 298
30-61 87th St., East Elmhurst.
1st Mon. of the month at 8 pm

American Legion & Ladies Aux. Post 118
89-02 91st St., Woodhaven, 718.846.6116
2nd/3rd Mon. at 8 pm
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
Bella Italia Mia Jrs.
New Italian Cultural/Social Org., age 49 and
below. Diego 718.426.1240.
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 pm
United Forties Civic Association
50-22 45th St., Woodside. 917.535.0516.
Nov. 10, Dec. 8 at 7 pm
Community Boards, Edu. & Pct.
102nd Pct. Community Meetings
68-02 Metropolitan Ave., 718.426.1240.
Nov. 13, Dec. 11 At 12 pm
Community Board 8
Hillcrest Jewish Center; Union Turnpike;
718.264.7895.
Nov. 9, Dec. 14 at 7:30 pm
Community District Educ. Council 26:
M.S. 67, Room B44A, 51-60 Marathon
Pkwy., Little Neck, 718.631.6927.
Nov. 22 at 7 & 8 pm
General Interest
Canned/Dry Food Drive
Ultimate Fitness Queens, 26-50 BQE West,
Woodside, 718.726.4343.
To Nov. 20
Dutch Kills Civic  NYC Marathon
Volunteers for watering station needed.
718.786.2049. www.dutchkillscivic.com.
Free ESL Classes
Seaburn Bookstore, 33-18 Broadway, Astoria,
347.642.3805.  Tuesdays
Islam Explained for Jews, $6
Register. Central Queens YM/YWHA, 67-09
108th St., Forest Hills, 718.268.5011,
www.centralqueensy.org/Authors.
Nov. 6, 3 pm
Queens Library Administrative,
Technology Meetings
Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd.,
Jamaica.  Nov. 7
5:30 pm - Administrative
6:30 pm - Technology Committee
Nobel Peace Nominee Dr. Abuelaish $12
Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens
Blvd., 718.268.5011 ext. 151,
www.centralqueensy.org/Abuelaish.
QEDC Small Business Workshops
Workshops ($25), clinics (free) Entrepreneur
Space, 36-46 37th St., LIC, 718.263.0546,
www.queensny.org.
Nov. 9, 14, 16, Dec. 12, 6 - 8 pm
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 - 11:45 am
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 am
Overeaters Anonymous
www.queensoa.org
42-11 155th St., Flushing
Fridays
Parents Bereavement Support
St. Adalberts, 52-40 84th St., Elmhurst
Nov. 10, 7:30 pm
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 am, Sat. at 11 am
CAMR Cultural Assoc. Molise Region
Colori d’Italia - Photos by Danilo Susi
Buzzeo Building Gallery, 31-16 36th Ave.,
LIC, www.camr-uco.org.
To Oct. 29, 5 - 8:30 pm
Flushing Town Hall
Northern Blvd. & Linden Place
Matthias Kuchta:
-Puppets Alive, workshop $6 NM Adults/$3
Children/free with Princess tix.
Nov. 5 & 6, 1 pm
-Princess & the Pea, life-size puppets
$12NM/$10M adults, $8NM/$6M children.
Nov. 5, 6, 2:15 pm
Jazz Mentors + Music Jams
Wednesdays through 2012 at 7 pm
HS Afterschool Workshops/Clinics
Call 718.463.7700 ext. 241
Collage Art of Louis Armstrong
Sat. & Sun., 12 - 5 pm, Through 2013
Kew Gardens HOME-Coming Weekend
Poetry, painting, photography, various locations. Info 917.881.3358, kewgardensarts@

gmail.com.
Nov. 4 - Nov. 25
LaGuardia Community College
31-10 Thomson Ave., LIC. 718.482.5055,
www.lagcc.cuny.edu.
Exhibits commemorate 9/11
To Nov. 23
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 pm
Queens College
65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing, 718.997.5000.
UTOPIA In Perpetuum Forever
Thru Jan. 13, 2012
Kupferberg Center for the Arts:
-The Marriage of Bette and Boo, $12 - $14
 The Performance Space, Rathaus Hall, M11.
Oct. 27 - Nov. 6
-Ahn Piano Trio, $34 - $36
Lefrak Concert Hall
Nov. 6, 2 pm
Queens Museum of Art
www.queensmuseum.org. for program info.
Flushing Meadows Park, 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 pm & 8 pm
‘S Wonderful: New Gershwin Musical
Gershwins’ songs, book by Ray Roderick.
Nov. 3 - 13
Secret Theatre
44-02 23rd St., LIC.,
www.secrettheatre.com.
Othello
To Oct. 30, 8 pm
Poe: An Imaginary Waltz, $18
Oct. 27, 28, 29, 31 at 8 pm
Shakespeare: Twelfth Night $12
St. Luke’s Church Gingerbread Players, 85
Greenway South, Forest Hills, reservations &
info 718.268.7772,
www.gingerbreadplayers.org
Nov. 5, 6, 12, 13.
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
Church in The Gardens
Spaghetti Dinner, $10 adults/$5 under 12. 50
Ascan Ave., Forest Hills, 718.268.6704
Nov. 12, 5:30 pm
Italian Charities Dance ($10)
83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst. 718.478.3100
Mon. & Fri., 7:15 - 11 pm dance social
Sat., Nov. 5, 19 dance
Kareem Abdul-Jabar et al $125
Power Memorial Academy 80th anniversary
scholarship fundraising dinner and Hall of
Fame Induction Ceremony. With Len Elmore,
Congr. Crowley, former Council Spkr. Peter
Vallone. 630 2nd Ave., Manhattan,
PMAAlumniAssoc@a ol.com.
Lesbian and Gay Democratic Club Annual
Awards Dinner $65
Drinks, dancing, raffle. Joseph
Abbracciamento Restaurant, 62-96
Woodhaven Blvd., Rego Park, 347.223.0217.
Nov. 3, 6:30 - 10:30 pm
Bella Italia Mia
Wine tasting, dinner, dance, wine tasting,
Magnanini Winery, Ulster County, $75
includes bus ride. Meet at 8:45 am.
Reservations: Eleanor 718.457.4816, Diego
718.426.1240.
Nov. 6, 12 - 5 pm
Noshwalks  South Asian J.H., $49, $44
subscribers, $16 children.
call 212.222.2243 for information.
Oct. 29, 1 pm
YMCA Strong Kids Wine & Cheese, Silent
& Live Auction $25 Queens County Farm
Museum, 7350 Little Neck Pkwy., Glen Oaks.
Bids online:
www.biddingforgood.com/crossislandymca.
Nov. 2, 6 pm
Health
St. Anastasia Blood Drive
Fr. Smith Hall, 45-14 245th St., Douglaston.
Info & appt.’s Long Island Blood Svcs.,
718.225.7027, eligibility 800.688.0900.
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 am
CPR For Everyone
Community Room, 23-22 30th Rd., LIC.
Oct. 27, 11 am
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.
PartnerAbuse 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
Historicals

Bayside Historical Society
Fort Totten Park. For info visit
www.baysidehistorical.org, or call
718.352.1548.
Remembering 9/11, memorial
To Dec. 4
Totten Trot, 5k Foot Race $25
Oct. 30, 7:30 am check-in. 10 am Children’s
Fun Run (under 12, free)
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 College Memory Project
Rosenthal Library, 5th Floor, 65-30 Kissena
Blvd., Flushing, 718.997.5000,
www.queensmemory.org/.
Reservations required to record: email
nyc+ queensweek@storycorps.org,
646.723.7020 ext. 27.
Kickoff
Oct. 27, 5 - 7 pm
StoryCorps’ Queens Week
Oct. 28 - Oct. 30 &
Oct. 31 - Nov. 2 at Queens Public Library
Flushing Branch.
Queens Historical Society
Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37 Ave.,
Flushing
Third Tuesday Movie Matinees
$3/$2 students and seniors
Others
King ManorMuseum
www.kingmanor.org.
Tours & school/group programs.
Thursdays - Sundays
GreaterAstoria Historical Soc.
20 Broadway, 4th Fl., Astoria,
718.278.0700.
Maple Grove Cemetery
83-15 Kew Gardens Road (Lefferts Blvd.)
Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Soc.
91st Ave. & Woodhaven Blvd.,
718.846.1907
Greater Ridgewood Historical
143-135 37th Ave., Flushing,
718.465.1776.
Open to the public Sat.
Central Queens Historical Association
Asource for Queens photos not available elsewhere; go to www.CQHA.net or call
917.376.4496.
Library Highlights
Queens Library
Call 718.990.0700, or visit
www.queenslibrary.org for program information. Business Assistance Workshops
QEDC presents computer and financeclasses
for small business owners. Info: see above and
www.queensny.org.
To Nov. 22
Visa Lottery application help
At various branches. Info above.
To Nov. 5 deadline
Board of Trustees and Committee Mtgs.
Ongoing:
Children’s Library Discovery Center
Queens Library, adjacent to Central Library,
89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica.
Parks & Recreation
Alley Pond Environmental Center

228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston,
718.229.4000, www.alleypond.com.
Children’s nature courses (18 mos. and up),
birthday parties, all-age astronomy and adult
programs.
Animal Care Trainee, $15M/$21NM.
Oct. 30, Nov. 19, 10 - 12 pm
Ages 8-12
APEC Adventure Hour, $10M, $15NM:
Fall Fun
Nov. 6, 1:30 - 2:45 pm
Adult Hiking Club & Trail Crew
Pre-register,
www.facebook.com/APEC.Hikers
Nov. 21, Dec. 19 at 7 pm
Furry Friends
Dec. 4, 1:30 - 2:45 pm
Ages 18 - 36 mos.
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
Falcons, Owls and Little Critters $9
Nov. 5, 6, 12, 13, 11 am - 4 pm
Queens Zoo
Interactive Discovery Center
53-51 111th St., Flushing Meadows - Corona
Park; 718.271.1500 or go to
www.queenszoo.com.
School Events
Entering High School Workshops
www.schools.nyc.gov/ChoicesEnrollment/Hi
gh/Calendar.
Evangel Christian School 25th Anniv.
$75 Terrace on the Park, Heather
718.937.6000, ext. 2361; Freddy ext. 2362.
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
Home Health Aid Training (free)
31-10 Thomson Ave., LIC. 718.482.5055,
www.lagcc.cuny.edu.
718.482.5031  To Nov. 23
Sacred Heart School Holiday Supermarket
Sweeps Fundraiser $8
84-05 78th Ave., Glendale, 347.248.6227
Nov. 4, 7 pm
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
AARP Chapter 2889
Elks Lodge, 82-20 Queens Blvd. and
Goldsmith St., Rego Park. 718.639.8497.
Having a Will May Not Be Enough
Atty. Michael N. Connors.
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, 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 am & 10 am
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 pm
Ozone Park Senior Center
103-02 101st Ave.
Thanksgiving Dinner
Andmusic for dancing. Call Pat 718.847.9200
for transportation
Nov. 24, 9 am - 2 pm
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.
Pool room incl. ping pong now open, league if
interested, Pomonok.
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 OlderAdults
43-31 39th St., Sunnyside, 718.784.6173.
Street Fairs & Markets
34th Ave. Green Market
77th - 78th Sts., Jackson Heights
To Dec. 19
Agora LIC Market
10-31 49th Ave., LIC.
Sat. Oct. 29, Nov. 5, 12, 10 am - 4 pm
Skillman Ave. Green Market
42nd - 43rd Sts., Sunnyside
To Dec. 18
Socrates Sculpture Park Greenmarket
32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC; 718.956.9819.
To Nov. 19

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