2011-11-09 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Annette Hanze Alberts.

Dates & times are subject to change, call
to confirm.
Veterans’ Day
American Legion & Ladies Aux. Post 118
89-02 91st St., Woodhaven, 718.846.6116
-Veterans’Day Commemoration
On the Post Lawn and lounge, cash bar.
Nov. 11, 10:40 am
Samuel Field Y
58-20 Little Neck Pkwy., Little Neck,
718.225.6750, www.centralqueensy.org.
-Veterans’Day program ($5)
Nov. 11, 1-2:30 pm
Veterans’ Day Dedication Ceremony
Kupferberg Holocaust Ctr., Queensborough
Community College Remembrance Grove,
718.631.6396.
Nov. 10, 2:30 pm
Thanksgiving Events
Mets Holiday Food Drive
Donate 10+ items for two Mets tix. Citi Field,
Parking Lot G, 126th near Roosevelt Ave,
Flushing.
Nov. 17, 9 am - 5 pm
Central Queens YM & YWHA
Thanksgiving Lunch ($14)
Machane Chodosh, 67-29 108th St., RSVP
718.268.5011 x 160
Nov. 22, 12 - 2 pm. Nov. 15 payment due
Ozone Park Senior Center
Thanksgiving Dinner
And music for dancing. 103-02 101st Ave.
Call Pat 718.847.9200 for transportation.
Nov. 24, 9 am - 2 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.
DutchKills CivicAssoc. Elections, Elder Law 
Growing Up Green Charter School, 39-37 28th
St., LIC. 718.786.2049,
www.dutchkillscivic.com,
Nov. 10, 7:30 pm
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
Community Boards, Edu. & Pct.
102nd Pct. Community Meetings
68-02 Metropolitan Ave., 718.426.1240.
Nov. 13, Dec. 11At 12 pm
112th Pct. Community Council
-Nov. meeting: trip to 9/11 memorial
Nov. 16, 4 pm, register 718.520.9321
-Poster Contest: Anti-Drug/Drunk Driving,
grades 4-12
Deadline Dec. 9, display Dec. 21
Community Board 3, monthly meeting
I.S. 227 Louis Armstrong School, 32-02 Junction
Blvd., E. Elmhurst.

Nov. 17, 7:45 pm
Community Board 7, public hearing & meeting  Union Plaza Care Center, 33-23 Union St.,
Flushing. Info 718.359.2800.
Nov. 14, 7 pm
Community Board 8
Hillcrest Jewish Center; Union Turnpike;
718.264.7895.
Dec. 14 at 7:30 pm
Community District Educ. Council 25
Parent Empowerment Summit
158-40 76th Rd., Flushing.
Nov. 19, 10 am - 2 pm. Pre-reg by Nov. 9
cecd25events@gmail.com
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
Community Award & State Fair
By Assm. Nolan, Sunnyside Community Svc.
Ctr., 43-13 39th Ave., Sunnyside.
Nov. 15, 9 - 11 am
Free ESLClasses
Seaburn Bookstore, 33-18 Broadway, Astoria,
347.642.3805.  Tuesdays
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
Prospect of Peace...Middle East
Hollis Hills Jewish Center, 210-10 Union Tpke.,
Hollis Hills, 718.776.3500.
Nov. 20, 7:45 pm
QEDC Small Business Workshops
Workshops ($25), clinics (free) Entrepreneur
Space, 36-46 37th St., LIC, 718.263.0546,
www.queensny.org.
Nov. 14, 16, Dec. 12, 6 - 8 pm
Queens College Business Forum
Economy on the Brink
Nov. 11, 8 am, register 718.997.2920
Queens Library Meetings
Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica.
-Board of Trustees & Committee
Nov. 17, 6:15 pm
-Administrative (5:30 pm) and Standards
Committee (6:30 pm)
Nov. 30
Sen. Addabbo:
-Avoid Scams lecture by Dept. Consumer
Affairs
Ozone Park Senior Center, 103-12 101st Ave. 
Nov. 17, 11 am
Middle Village Senior Center, 69-10 75th St.
Nov. 22, 11 am
-Mobile Office Hours
Various neighborhoods and times. Howard Beach
ofc. 718.738.1111, Middle Village ofc.
718.497.1630
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
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
Dazies Comedy Roast ($45m/$55nm)
www.sunnysidechamber.org, 718.729.4688,
718.784.8434.
Nov. 14, 6 pm
Flushing Town Hall
Northern Blvd. & Linden Place
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
NEA Jazz Masters Concert ($40/$32m/ $20
Student ID)
Nov. 18, 7 pm discussion, 8 pm show
Ceramic Materials and Material Culture ($5
sugg./members free)
Nov. 19, 5-7 pm opening. To Jan. 19, 2012
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
Symphony Concert ($5, $3 seniors/students) 
Nov. 20, 2 pm
Greek Cultural Center
With Over Two Pieces of Luggage
To Dec. 11
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.
To 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
See It Big! film series
To Jan. 1, 2012
Jim Henson’s FantasticWorld
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.
Open Studio ($5)
First Sundays monthly
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
Forbidden Broadway ($35)
Nov. 20, 3 pm
Queens College
65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing, 718.997.5000.
UTOPIA In Perpetuum Forever
Thru Jan. 13, 2012
Evening Reading: Edward Albee ($20)
Nov. 15, 7 pm, Music Bldg.
QueensMuseum ofArt
www.queensmuseum.org. for program info.
Flushing Meadows Park, 718.592.9700
Andrew Moore
To Jan. 15, 2012
Making & Breaking Cities, film series ($10
sugg.)  Weds. to Dec. 14, 2 pm
World’s Fair Panorama of NYC
Ongoing
Queens Theatre in the Park
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
www.queenstheatre.org, 718.760.0064
Melissa Manchester
Nov. 19, two shows
2011 - 2012Kids Series, ($14; $11 for 3+ shows)
 Nov. 20 - Apr. 1, 2012
‘SWonderful: New GershwinMusical
Gershwins’ songs, book by Ray Roderick.
To Nov. 13
Secret Theatre
44-02 23rd St., LIC, 718.392.0722,
www.secrettheatre.com
Gutenberg! The Musical!
Nov. 10 - Nov. 20
Shakespeare: Twelfth Night ($12)
St. Luke’s Church Gingerbread Players, 85
Greeway South, Forest Hills, reservations & info
718.268.7772, www.gingerbreadplayers.org
Nov. 12, 13.
Socrates Sculpture Park
32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC; 718.956.9819.
Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition
To March 4, 2012
Emerging Artist/Architect & Designers
Fellowship Proposals
Application and guidelines:
www.socratessculpturepark.org
Artists deadline Jan. 23, 2012
Architects deadline Jan. 16, 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 CollegeMusic
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
Flushing YMCA Community Service Awards
Dinner  Kum Gang San Restaurant, 138-28
Northern Blvd., tix 718.961.6880 x 6552.
Nov. 10, 6:30 reception, 7:30 dinner
Holy Cross H.S. Hall of Fame Induction and
Dinner  26-20 Francis Lewis Blvd., Flushing,
718.886.7250 x609
Nov. 19, 6:30 - 12 am
Italian Charities Dance ($10)
83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst. 718.478.3100
Mon. & Fri., 7:15 - 11 pm dance social
Nov. 19 dance
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
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
No-Cost Mammograms
Sen. Addabbo/American Italian Cancer Fdn.
Woodhaven/Richmond Hill Volunteer Ambulance
Corps, 78-15 Jamaica Ave., Woodhaven,
718.738.1111.
Nov. 19, by appointment, 877.628.9090
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 Historical Association
A source for Queens photos not available elsewhere; go to www.CQHA.net or call
917.376.4496.
GreaterAstoria Historical Soc.
20 Broadway, 4th Fl., Astoria,
718.278.0700.
Readings and Discussions: Important
American Documents
Nov. 12, Dec. 10, (2012: Jan. 14, Feb. 11, Mar. 10)
1 - 2:30 pm
History Roundtable: Calm Before the Storm
(Civil War) ($5/members free)
Nov. 19, 1 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
The Forgotten Legacy, Willie Cooper
$5m/$8nm
Nov. 17, 6:30 - 8 pm
Third Tuesday Movie Matinees
$3/$2 students and seniors
Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Soc.
91st Ave. & 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
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. Green Gala Fundraiser
Terrace on the Park
Nov. 15, 6 - 10 pm
Animal Care Trainee ($15m/$21 nm)
Ages 8-12, pre-register
Nov. 19, 10 am - 12 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
Fall Migration Bird Walk, free
Nov. 19, 10:30 am
Queens County Farm Museum
73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park,
718.347.3276, www.queensfarm.org.
Falcons, Owls and Little Critters ($9)
Nov. 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.
Fall 2011 Horticulture series
To Dec. 15
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
High School Entrance Workshops / Events
thru Dec. 2
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. 15, 22, 29, 7 - 9 pm
LaGuardia Community College
31-10 Thomson Ave., LIC. 718.482.5055,
www.lagcc.cuny.edu.
-Home HealthAid Training (free)
To Nov. 23
-CUNY Month, Educational & Cultural
Events
To Nov. 29
-Long Island City Works: photography
Nov. 17 - Feb. 29, 2012, exhibit
Nov. 17, 6 - 7:30 pm, reception
Reunions
St. John’s Prep, Brooklyn Alumni
Classes of ‘36, ‘41, ‘46, ‘51, ‘56, ‘61, ‘66, ‘71.
New York Athletic Club, info 718.721.7200. 
Nov. 19
Senior Centers, Activities
AARPChapter 2889
Elks Lodge, 82-20 Queens Blvd. and Goldsmith
St., Rego Park. 718.639.8497.
Meeting, entertainment by Ron Michaels 
Nov. 16, 12 pm
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-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.
KGCC Chorus Concert
Nov. 18, 12 pm
North Shore L.I. Jewish Hospital
Queens Community House, Forest Hills
Senior/Community Center 108-25 62nd Dr.,
718.699.1010.
Queens Community House, Pomonok Center
67-09 Kissena Blvd., Flushing, 718.591.3377.
AnnualArt Show (by members)
Nov. 11, 1 - 4 pm
Queens Interagency Council On Aging
Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.,
Room 319, Kew Gardens; 718.268.5954.
Healthcare Options: Affordable Health Care
Act; Medicare & Medicaid Svcs. Nov. 18, 9-11
am, Room 213, pre-register
Ridgewood OlderAdult 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. Green Market
77th - 78th Sts., Jackson Heights
To Dec. 19
Agora LICMarket
10-31 49th Ave., LIC.
Sat. Nov. 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
50AscanAve., 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 Myrtle Ave., Glendale
Nov. 13, 10 am - 3 pm
Italian Charities Flea Market
83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst, 718.478.3100
Nov. 12, 10 am - 4 pm
SkillmanAve. Green Market
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
Young Israel of Forest Hills Senior League Flea
Mkt.  68-07 Burns St., Forest Hills,
718.520.2305.
Nov. 16, 17, 9 - 11:45 am, 12:30 - 1:30 pm

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