2012-01-04 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Annette Hanze Alberts. To be considered for the Calendar listing, event info must be received at least two weeks prior to publication. 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
Bella Italia Mia ($5m/$7nm)
Rise and Fall of Fascism in Italy
Christ the King H.S., Paolucci Center, 3rd
Floor, 68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle
Village, 718.426.1240.
www.freewebs.com/bellaitaliamia.
Jan. 8
Flushing Camera Club
Flushing Hospital, 45th Ave. & Parsons
Blvd. • 1st, 2nd, 3rd Weds., 7:30 - 10 pm
Queens Best Toastmasters Club
Public Speaking / Effective
Communication. Elmhurst Hospital,
Conference Rm. A-1-15, 79-01 Broadway.
1st, 3rd, 5th Sat., 10 am - 12:15 pm
Rego Hills Republican Club Meeting
Sizzler Restaurant, 100-27 Metropolitan
Ave., Forest Hills.
Jan. 17, 7:30 pm

United Forties Civic Assn.
St. Teresa Parish Center, 50-22 45th St.,
Woodside. Info 718.392.0416
Jan. 12, 7 pm
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S.
Whitestone Community Post 4787, 19-12
149th St., Whitestone, 718.746.0540.
Jan. 9, 8 pm
Whitestone Veterans Memorial Assn.
American Legion, 10-20 Clintonville St.,
Whitestone.
Jan.11, 8 pm

Community Boards, Edu. & Pct.
Community Bd. 2:
-Meeting • Sunnyside Community Svcs.,
43-31 39th St., Ground Floor, Sunnyside.
Info 718.533.8773.
Jan. 5, 7 pm
-Hunters Point South Development
Informational Meeting
P.S. 1 MoMA
22-25 Jackson Ave., LIC.
Jan. 12, 6:30 pm
Community Board 4
VFW Post 150, 51-11 108th St., Corona.
Info 718.760.3141.
Jan. 10, 7 pm

General Interest
Animal Shelter/Rescue (Donations
always appreciated):
-Animal Rescue • pet adoptions,
718.224.8629 or 631.420.0425.

-Bobbi and the Strays Pet Rescue &
Adoption. Adoption Center, 71-03 80 St.,
Glendale, 718.326.6070,
www.bobbiandthestrays.org /Adopt.aspx.
-Muffin’s Pet Connection helps find
homes for pets. 718.833.7988 or
www.muffins.org.

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
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.
Women’s Support Group
Kissena Jewish Center, 43-43 Bowne St.,
Flushing, info & reg. 718.461.6393.
Alternating Thurs., 10 am

Arts & Entertainment

Barnes & Noble
176-60 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows,
718.380.7077 / 7000 Austin St., Forest
Hills.
Weekly Storytimes (Fresh Meadows)
Tues. at 10:30 am, Sat. at 11 am
Flushing Town Hall
Northern Blvd. & Linden Place
Ceramic Material and Material Culture
($5 sugg. members free)
To Jan. 19, 2012
Collage Art of Louis Armstrong
Sat. & Sun., 12-5 pm • Through 2013
LaGuardia Community College
31-10 Thomson Ave., LIC. 718.482.5055,
www.lagcc.cuny.edu.

Louis Armstrong House ($10/$7 seniors,
students, children/members, children
under 4 free)
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
First Look • To Jan. 15
Surviving Life: Collages by Jan
Svankmajer • To Feb. 26
Persona Performa Panorama by Ming
Wong • To April 1
Jim Henson’s Fantastic World
Extended through Mar. 4, 2012
Noguchi Museum
9-01 33rd Rd., LIC, 718.204.7088,
www.noguchi.org.
Civic Action: A Vision for Long Island
City • Jan. 8, 3 pm
Open Studio ($5) • 1st Sun.
Isamu Noguchi Catalogue Raisonne
Online: www.catalogue.noguchi.org.
Queens College
65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing,
718.997.5000.
UTOPIA In Perpetuum Forever
Thru Jan. 13, 2012
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
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
www.queenstheatre.org, 718.760.0064
2011 - 2012 Kids Series, ($14; $11 for 3+
shows) • To Apr. 1, 2012
Queensborough Community College
www.visitQPAC.org. for information.
222-05 56th Ave., Bayside, 718.631.6396
Secret Theatre
44-02 23rd St., LIC, 718.392.0722,
www.secrettheatre.com
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
York College Music
Concerts, visit Music @ York College
Others
Space Womb
22-48 Jackson Ave., LIC, 917.670.1342
To Jan. 12
From Here to Haiti, fundraiser
14-46 Utopia Parkway, Whitestone,
718.746.3012 • Jan. 14, 9 am - 9 pm

Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinners and Dances

Enrico Caruso Museum of America Gala
Concert & Dinner ($175) feat. Marcello
Giordani
New York Athletic Club, 180 Central Park
South, 9th floor, Manhattan. Info
718.368.3993.
Feb. 19, 2012 from 3 - 7 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
Queen of Angels Church
Blood Drive
Jan. 15, 9 am - 3 pm
Samuel Field Y
Programs: Afterschool, learning disabled,
singles, parents, space for parties. 58-20
Little Neck Pkwy., Little Neck,
718.225.6750 www.sfy.org., or Central
Queens YM & YMHA, 67-09 108th St.,
Forest Hills, 718.268.5011,
www.centralqueensy.org.
Partner Abuse Counseling Program
Support, referrals to shelter and legal svcs.
Ongoing

Indoor Playground, age 5 and under
Little Neck.
Weds., 10:45 - 11:45 pm

Historicals
Bayside Historical Society
Fort Totten Park. For info visit
www.baysidehistorical.org, or call
718.352.1548.
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.
Greater Astoria Historical Soc.
20 Broadway, 4th Fl., Astoria,
718.278.0700.
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.
www.queenshistoricalsociety.org,
718.939.0647 x17
Lost Synagogues of The Bronx &
Queens with Ellen Levitt ($5m/$8nm)
Jan. 8, 2:30 - 4:30 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. Woodhaven Book Discussion Group
Woodhaven branch, 85-41 Forest Pkwy.,
718.849.1010
3rd Weds., 2 pm
Ongoing:
Central Library
89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica.
-Administrative Committee meeting
Jan. 5, 5:30 pm
-Children’s Library Discovery Center

Adjacent to Central Library

Parks & Recreation

Alley Pond Environmental Center
Pre-register all events. 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.

Young Discoverers Club, ($18m/$23nm)
ages 8-12
Jan. 7: Candy Chromatography
Jan. 28 Watching Weather; both 10:30 am -
12:30 pm
Toddler Time on the Weekend
($176m/$198nm) ages 24-35 months
Jan. 7 - Mar. 31, 10:30 - 11:45 am
Penguin Party ($15m/$20nm) ages 3 -5
Jan. 14, 1:30 - 3:30 pm
Winter Sky: Astronomy with Mark
Freilich ($10m/ $12nm/ $7 children 7-12
yrs.) age 7+ Jan. 14, 7 - 9 pm
Animal Care Trainee ($15m/ $20nm)
ages 8-12
Jan. 14 or Jan 29; 10 am - 12 pm
Fort Totten
Fort Totten Visitor Center, Bldg. 502, North
of 212 St. and Cross Island Pkwy.
Queens Botanical Garden
43-50 Main St., Flushing, 718.886.3800,
www.queensbotanical.org.
Lower East Side Ecology Center E-waste
Event. Info 212.477.4022.
Jan. 8, 10 am - 4 pm
Pre-Lunar Year Gala & Flower Mkt.
Jan. 21, 22; 10 am - 6 pm
Queens County Farm Museum
73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park,
718.347.3276, www.queensfarm.org.
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.
-Bee-Keeping ($90nm/$75m; incl. text)
3rd Weds, to June 2012, 7-9 pm

School Events
Italian Charities of America: Italian
Class, Winter session 83-20 Queens
Blvd., Elmhurst, 718.478.3100.
Starting: Jan. 17 beginners; Jan. 18 intermediate; Jan. 19 advanced.
LaGuardia Community College
31-10 Thomson Ave., LIC. 718.482.5055,
www.lagcc.cuny.edu.
-Long Island City Works: photography
To Feb. 29, 2012
-College for Children, grades 3-5
Jan. 7 - Mar. 10, register now
718.482.5334; www.peopleware.net/ace.
-Winter Teen Academy (middle and high
school) register now, see above
Jan. 7 - Mar. 17

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