2011-11-02 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Annette Hanze Alberts. Dates & times are subject to change, call to confirm.

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
-Veterans Day Commemoration
On the Post Lawn and lounge, cash bar.
Nov. 11, 10:40 am
Bella ItaliaMia ($5m/$7nm)
Christ the King H.S., 68-02 MetropolitanAve.,
Middle Village, 718.426.1240,
www.freewebs.com/bellaitaliamia.
Cultural events: lectures, music, wine.
Nov. 13, Dec. 11, noon
Bella ItaliaMia Jrs.
New Italian Cultural/Social Org., age 49 and
below. Diego 718.426.1240.
Flushing Camera Club
Flushing Hospital, 45th Ave. & Parsons Blvd. 
1st, 2nd, 3rd Weds., 7:30 - 10 pm
United Forties CivicAssociation
St. Theresa Parish, 50-22 45th St., Woodside.
917.535.0516.
-Nov. 10, Dec. 8 at 7 pm
-Dancing With Stars fundraiser $60
one/$100 two
Nov. 5  347.610.3707
-Art & Culture Show
Nov. 6
Community Boards, Edu. & Pct.
102nd Pct. CommunityMeetings
68-02 MetropolitanAve., 718.426.1240.
Nov. 13, Dec. 11At 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
NYCMarathon Nov. 6
Volunteer now for watering station.
718.786.2049. www.dutchkillscivic.com.
Free ESLClasses
Seaburn Bookstore, 33-18 Broadway, Astoria,
347.642.3805.  Tuesdays
LaGuardia Airport Access Alternatives
Public Meeting  Vaughn College, 86-01 23rd
Ave., Flushing.
Nov. 2, 6:30 - 7:30 pm
Nobel Peace Nominee Dr. Abuelaish $12
Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens
Blvd., 718.268.5011 ext. 151,
www.centralqueensy.org/Abuelaish.
Nov. 13, 7 pm
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

Queens Library Administrative;
TechnologyMeetings
Central Library, 89-11Merrick Blvd., Jamaica.
Nov. 7, 5:30 pm - Administrative
6:30 pm - Technology Committee
Sen. Addabbo:
-Avoid Scams lecture by Dept. Consumer
Affairs
Maspeth Self Help, 69-61 Grand Ave.
Nov. 15, 10:30 am
-Mobile Office Hours
Various neighborhoods and times. Howard
Beach ofc. 718.738.1111, Middle Village ofc.
718.497.1630
Vatican Role During Holocaust $6
Author Prof. Susan Zuccotti, Central Queens Y,
67-09 108th St., Forest Hills, 718.268.5011,
ext. 151, www.centralqueensy.org/Authors.
Nov. 7, 1:30 pm
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
Astoria Soiree Musicale
Alina Kiryayeva, piano (sugg. $20)
Good Shepherd Church Sanctuary, 30-44
Crescent St., Astoria, 718.728.5182.
Nov. 8, 8 pm
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
Buzzeo Building Gallery, 31-16 36th Ave.,
LIC, www.camr-uco.org.
Jackson Pollock: The Man, by Tony Vaccaro
Nov. 13, 6 - 8 pm, opening

Nov. 12 - Dec 3, exhibit
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
Five Borough Songbook ($25/$15 students
ID, members, Queens residents)
Nov. 12, 3 pm (2pm Q&A w/composers)
Charlie Porter Jazz, free
Nov. 13, 2 pm
Jazz Mentors + Music Jams
Wednesdays through 2012 at 7 pm
HS Afterschool Workshops/Clinics
Call 718.463.7700 ext. 241
CollageArt of LouisArmstrong
Sat. & Sun., 12 - 5 pm, Through 2013
Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra
Openings in entire string section and brass.
Auditions during rehearsal times, Forest Hills
Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd.
www.fhso.org
Weds. 7:30 - 10 pm
Green Space (Dance Entropy)
37-24 24th St., LIC
www.GreenSpaceStudio.org
Take Root: Jenni Hong/ Anne Burnidge
($15)
Nov. 12, 8:30 pm
Fertile Ground ($10)
Nov. 13, 7 pm
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.
Ongoing:
-City Glow
-Behind the Screen
-Martial arts film series
Exploded View (Commuters)
To Nov. 6
See It Big! film series
To Jan. 1, 2012
Jim Henson’s Fantastic World
To Jan. 16, 2012
New York Metropolitan Country Music
C&W dances, adults only. Glendale Memorial,
72-02 Myrtle Ave., Glendale, 718.763.4328,
www.NYMCMA.org
Neil Scott Johnson ($12)
Nov. 12, 7:30 pm
Noguchi Museum
9-01 33rd Rd., LIC, 718.204.7088,
www.noguchi.org.
On The Water’s Edge, panel ($10, $5, free
w/admission)
Nov. 13, 3 pm
Queensborough Community College
www.visitQPAC.org. for information.
222-05 56th Ave., Bayside; 718.631.6396
Queens Symphonic Band openings
All woodwinds and brass.
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: Ahn Trio ($36; series
$128; $34 seniors, alumni, staff; $15 student
ID
Box office 718.793.8080,
www.KupferbergCenter.org.
Nov. 6, 2 pm
Queens Council on theArts
Building Your Web Identity
GAHS, Quinn Bldg., 35-20 Broadway, 4th
Floor, LIC.
Nov. 9, 6:30 pm. Pre-register
QueensMuseum ofArt
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
14 United Nations Avenue South, Flushing
Meadows-Corona Park
www.queenstheatre.org
Call 718.760.0064
‘S Wonderful: New Gershwin Musical
Gershwins’ songs, book by Ray Roderick.
Nov. 3 - 13
Shakespeare: Twelfth Night $12
St. Luke’s Church Gingerbread Players, 85
Greeway 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.
Lorca & Flamenco ($30, $27 seniors, students $27 Fri.)
Nov. 11 - Dec. 11
York College Music
Concerts, visit Music @ York College
Breakfasts, Luncheons, Dinners,
Dances & More
Bella ItaliaMia
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
Church in The Gardens
Spaghetti Dinner, $10 adults/$5 under 12. 50
AscanAve., 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
KareemAbdul-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@aol.com.
Nov. 5, 6 pm
Lesbian and Gay Democratic Club Annual
Awards Dinner $65
Drinks, dancing, raffle. JosephAbbracciamento
Restaurant, 62-96 Woodhaven Blvd., Rego

Park, 347.223.0217.
Nov. 3, 6:30 - 10:30 pm
Monsignor McClancy H.S. Auction/Dinner
Fundraiser ($50)
Parent’s Club, benefit. Ricardo’s By the Bridge,
21-01 24th Ave., Astoria, 718.898.3800.
Nov. 18, 7 - 11 pm
Taste of Forest Hills ($30m/$40nm)
Benefits CH children’s programs. Community
House, 15 Borage Pl., Forest Hills Gardens,
718.268.7710.
Nov. 5, 1 - 4 pm
Health
Elmhurst Hospital Center
Flu Shots, Health Screenings
80th St. & 41st Ave., Elmhurst.
Weekdays, 8 am - 2 pm
Mount Sinai Queens
Events and presenters 718.267.4333,
www.mshq.org/community/events
YogaAge 50+
Community Room, 23-22 30th Rd., LIC.
Tues., to Nov. 15. 10:30 am & 11:45 am
Nat’l Alliance on Mental Illness
Hillside Hospital’s Sloman Auditorium, 76th
Ave. & 266 St., Glen Oaks, 718-347-7284.
-Support Group for Families 6 - 7 pm
-NAMIWalks Info meeting 7 pm
-Planning for the Future of Mental Health
Care in NYS 8 pm
Nov. 16
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.
Partner Abuse Counseling Program
Support, referrals to shelter and legal svcs.
Ongoing
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.
Nov. 14, 8:45 am - 2:45 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
Ongoing exhibits ($3 donation)
Native Bayside;The Castle; If The Hat Fits;
Virtual Exhibit: Take a Cruise Through the
History of Bayside 1639-2000.
Central Queens HistoricalAssociation
A source for Queens photos not available elsewhere; go to www.CQHA.net or call
917.376.4496.
Greater Astoria Historical Soc.
20 Broadway, 4th Fl., Astoria,
718.278.0700.
Trains & Ferries: LIC and the LIRR
Nov. 7, 7 pm. $5, members free.
Readings and Discussions: Important
American Documents
Nov. 12, Dec. 10, (2012: Jan. 14, Feb. 11, Mar.
10) 1 - 2:30 pm
Greater Ridgewood Historical
143-135 37th Ave., Flushing,
718.465.1776.
Open to the public Sat.
King Manor Museum
www.kingmanor.org.
Tours & school/group programs.
Thursdays - Sundays

Maple Grove Cemetery
83-15 Kew Gardens Road (Lefferts Blvd.)
Queens Historical Society
Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37 Ave.,
Flushing
Snapshots of Queens: The Rockaways
($5m/$8nm)
Nov. 6, 2:30 - 4:30 pm
Third Tuesday Movie Matinees
$3/$2 students and seniors
Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Soc.
91stAve. & Woodhaven Blvd.,
718.846.1907
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
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.
Square Dance $15 adults, $8 children 7-12
Nov. 5, 7 - 9 pm. Pre-register
APEC Adventure Hour, $10m, $15nm:
Fall Fun
Nov. 6, 1:30 - 2:45 pm
Green Gala Fundraiser
Terrace on the Park
Nov. 15, 6 - 10 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.
Forest Park
Union Tpke. and Park Lane. 914.835.2153
“Wildman” Steve Brill $20 adult, $10 children under 12
Pre-register 914.835.2153
wildman@wildmanstevebrill.com
Nov. 12, 11:45 am.
Queens Botanical Garden
43-50 Main St., Flushing, 718.886.3800,
www.queensbotanical.org.
Enchanted Earth 2.0: Barbara Leven
Nov. Nov. 12, 11 am - 1 pm
Queens County Farm Museum
73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park,
718.347.3276, www.queensfarm.org.
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.
Voelker Orth Museum
149-19 38th Ave., Flushing, 718.359.6227,

www.vomuseum.org.
Orchids for Your Home ($3m/$5nm)
Nov. 9, 2 - 3 pm. Pre-register
School Events
College Workshops
Queens Library at Pomonok, 158-21 Jewel
Ave., Flushing, pre-registration 718.591.4343.
-Is There a Doctor in the House?
Nov. 14, 5 pm
-College Club for Parents
Nov. 17, 6:30 pm
-SAT Test Strategies
Nov. 21, 5 pm
Evangel Christian School 25th Anniv.
$75 Terrace on the Park, Heather
718.937.6000, ext. 2361; Freddy ext. 2362.
Nov. 4, 7 pm
High School Prep. Workshops/Events
www.schools.nyc.gov/ChoicesEnrollment/Hig
h/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. 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 78thAve., 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
AARPChapter 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.
Flushing House 38-20 Bowne St., 347-532-
3025 or 718.762.3198.
Flushing-FreshMeadows 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.
North Shore L.I. Jewish Hospital
Four-part health series workshop.
To Nov. 9, 1:30 pm
Ozone Park Senior Center
103-02 101stAve.
Thanksgiving Dinner

And music 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
34thAve. GreenMarket
77th - 78th Sts., Jackson Heights
To Dec. 19
Agora LICMarket
10-31 49thAve., LIC.
Sat. Nov. 5, 12, 10 am - 4 pm
All Saints’ Church Rummage Sale
43-12 46th St., Sunnyside
Nov. 12, 10 am - 3 pm
Church in The Garden Golden Bazaar
50 Ascan Ave., Forest Hills, 718.268.6704
Nov. 12, 11 am - 4 pm
Emanuel United Church of Christ
Annual Fall Fair
Woodhaven Blvd. & 91st Ave., Woodhaven,
718.849.1153.
Nov. 12, 10 am - 8 pm
Forest Park Jewish Center Mini Bazaar and
Rummage Sale
90-45 MyrtleAve., Glendale
Nov. 13, 10 am - 3 pm
Grace Lutheran Church Rummage Sale 
31-20 21stAve., Astoria, 718.728.0093
Nov. 4, 11 am - 4 pm
Nov. 5, 10 am - 2 pm
Italian Charities Flea Market
83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst, 718.478.3100
Nov. 12, 10 am - 4 pm
SkillmanAve. GreenMarket
42nd - 43rd Sts., Sunnyside
To Dec. 18
Socrates Sculpture Park Greenmarket
32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC; 718.956.9819.
To Nov. 19
St. Josaphat’s Flea Mkt & Polish Bake
Sale  34-32 210th St., Bayside, 718.229.1663.
Nov. 13, 9 am - 4 pm
St. Joseph’s Church Flea Market
43-19 30thAve., Astoria.
Nov. 12, 9 am - 6 pm
SunnysideArtists Crafts & Arts Fair
Queen of Angels RC Church, Skillman Ave. &
45th St., Sunnyside.
Nov. 6, 1 - 5:30 pm

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