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.
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
FDR Democratic Association
Guest Asm. Rory Lancman
Chabad of NE Queens, 212-12 26th Ave.,
Jan. 19, 7:30 pm
Flushing Camera Club
Flushing Hospital, 45th Ave. & Parsons Blvd. •
1st, 2nd, 3rd Weds., 7:30 - 10 pm
Italian Charities Italian Classes
To April 24, 14 weeks. 83-20 Queens Blvd.,
Adult: Tues., Weds., Thurs., 7-9 pm
Children: Sat., 10 am - 12 pm
Queens Best Toastmasters Club
Public Speaking / Effective Communication.
Elmhurst Hospital, Conference Rm. A-1-15, 79-
1st, 3rd, 5th Sat., 10 am - 12:15 pm
Variety Boys & Girls Club Auditions for
Seussical Jr. Ages 6-16, after-school members.
21-12 30th Rd., LIC.
Jan. 24 - Mar. 20, 5:30 - 6:50 pm
Community Boards, Edu. & Pct.
102nd Precinct Community Council
Moose Hall 87-34 118th St., Richmond Hill.
112th Precinct Community Council Meeting
and Safety Seminar
68-40 Austin St., Forest Hills
3rd Weds., 7:30 pm
Community Bd. 2, Meeting on flooding St.
Mary’s Winfield School Cafeteria, 70-20 48th
Jan. 20, 6:30 pm
Community Bd. 9
For location call 718.286.2686.
Community Dist. Educ. Council 26
M. S. 67, 51-60 Marathon Pkwy., Room B44A,
Little Neck. Info 718.631.6927.
Jan. 26, 7 pm: Business Meeting
(Councilmembers); 8 pm: Public Meeting
Greater Woodhaven Devel. Corp.
St. Thomas the Apostle, 87-49 87th St., First
As of Mar. 27: 4th Tues., 7:30 pm
Woodhaven Residents’ Block Assoc.
Woodhaven/Richmond Hill Volunteer Ambulance
Corps., 78-15 Jamaica Ave., Woodhaven. Dates
and times TBA, call 718.296.3735.
Animal Shelter/Rescue (Donations always
-Animal Rescue • pet adoptions, 718.224.8629
-Bobbi and the Strays Pet Rescue & Adoption.
Adoption Center, 71-03 80 St., Glendale,
-Muffin’s Pet Connection helps find homes for
pets. 718.833.7988 or www.muffins.org.
Co-op / Condo Town Hall, by Sen. Peralta,
Cncl. Dromm • Jewish Center of Jackson
Heights, 37-06 77th St., Jackson Hts.,
Jan. 26, 6 - 8 pm
Grand Slam Luncheon: Art Shamsky ($30, $25
Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd.,
Forest Hills, 718.263.7000.
Jan. 22, 12 - 2 pm
Mary Louis Academy Parent Club Night of
Chance: Casino Royale ($25)
176-21 Wexford Terrace, School Cafeteria,
Jamaica Estates, 718.297.2120.
Mar. 23, 7 pm
Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament by Save a
Young Life Foundation ($200, $50 deposit;
observers $65 donation)
Buffet included. Studio Square, 35-44 37th, LIC.
• Jan. 29, 11 am.
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
37-63 76th St., Jackson Heights.
Health & Human Services, 212.524.1780.
Jovenes (youth) AA
102-08 Northern Blvd., Corona, 718.426.7467.
Lexington Hearing & Speech Center
www.lexnyc.org • Hearing testing, infants to seniors, 718.350.3171
OCA • www.obsessivecompulsiveanonymous.
85-18 61st Rd., Rego Park, 917.443.0355 •
Saturdays at 10:30 am
42-11 155th St., Flushing
Sakhi for South Asian Women
call 212.714.9153, ext. 108
97-29 64th Rd., Rego Park , 212.631.1198
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)
Weds. and Sat., 11 am
Flushing Town Hall
Northern Blvd. & Linden Place
Ceramic Material and Material Culture ($5
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,
Louis Armstrong House ($10/$7 seniors, students, children/members, children under 4
Museum of the Moving Image
35th Avenue/36th Street, Astoria, 718.784.0077,
-Behind the Screen
-Martial arts film series
David Cronenberg retrospective
Jan. 21 - Feb. 12
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
9-01 33rd Rd., LIC, 718.204.7088,
Open Studio ($5) • 1st Sun.
Isamu Noguchi Catalogue Raisonne
65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing, 718.997.5000.
QC Choral Society Auditions for Spring
Concerts Schedule audition: James John,
718.997.3818, or email email@example.com. Info:
Jan. 25, Feb. 1; 6 - 7:15 pm, Music Bldg, Room
Queens Museum of Art
www.queensmuseum.org. for program info.
Flushing Meadows Park, 718.592.9700
World’s Fair Panorama of NYC
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
Jackson Heights 3 am ($18)
Jan. 27 - Feb. 5 (Jan. 13 - 22 at P.S. 69)
2011 - 2012 Kids Series, ($14; $11 for 3+ shows;
To Apr. 1, 2012):
-Are You My Mother?
Jan. 22, 1 pm and 3 pm
Queensborough Community College
www.visitQPAC.org. for information.
222-05 56th Ave., Bayside, 718.631.6396
44-02 23rd St., LIC, 718.392.0722,
Advance Man, pt. 1 of Honeycomb Trilogy ($18/
$15 students, seniors)
To Jan. 29; 3 pm, 8 pm
Socrates Sculpture Park
32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC; 718.956.9819.
Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition
To March 4, 2012
Emerging Artist Fellowship Proposals
Application and guidelines:
Artists deadline Jan. 23, 2012
York College Music
Concerts, visit Music @ York College
Jackson Heights 3 am ($18)
P.S. 69, 77-02 35th Ave., Jackson Hts.,
www.theatre167.org. see also Queens Theatre. •
To Jan. 22
Tango 5 Senses/Sentidos ($30/ $27 students,
seniors/ $25 Fridays)
Thalia Spanish Theatre, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave.,
Jan. 27 - Mar. 8
Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinners and
Enrico Caruso Museum of America Gala
Concert & Dinner ($175) feat. Marcello
New York Athletic Club, 180 Central Park South,
9th floor, Manhattan. Info 718.368.3993.
Feb. 19, 2012 from 3 - 7 pm
Elmhurst Hospital Center
Flu Shots, Health Screenings
80th St. & 41st Ave., Elmhurst.
Weekdays, 8 am - 2 pm
Mount Sinai Queens
Events at various locations, call for reservations,
Tame the Pain
Steinway Senior Ctr., 20-43 Steinway St., Astoria
• Jan. 24, 10:45 am
Better Brrr-eathing: A respiratory guide for
JVL-Dimotsis-Vallone Senior Ctr., 27-40 Hoyt
Ave., South, Astoria.
Jan. 26, 10:30 am
CPR for Everyone • Mount Sinai Queens
Physician Associates, 27-15 30th Ave., Astoria.
Jan. 31, 6 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,
Partner Abuse Counseling Program
Support, referrals to shelter and legal svcs.
Indoor Playground, age 5 and under
Little Neck. • Weds., 10:45 - 11:45 pm
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.
Celebration of the Arts ($5 sugg.)
To Jan. 29
Central Queens Historical Association
A source for Queens photos not available elsewhere; go to www.CQHA.net or call
Greater Astoria Historical Soc.
20 Broadway, 4th Fl., Astoria,
History Roundtable: Elvis Presley & the Birth
of American Youth Culture $0 m/$5nm • Jan
21, 1 pm
Film: Queens the Way It Was
Jan. 28, 1 pm
Greater Ridgewood Historical
143-135 37th Ave., Flushing,
Open to the public Sat.
King Manor Museum
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.
Third Tuesday Movie Matinees
$3/$2 students and seniors
Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Soc.
91st Ave. & Woodhaven Blvd.,
Call 718.990.0700, or visit
www.queenslibrary.org for program information.
89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica.
-Bd. Trustees and Committee meetings
Jan. 19, 4:30 pm Committees; 6:15 pm Board of
Trustees, open session
-Children’s Library Discovery Center
Adjacent to Central Library • ongoing
Langston Hughes Library:
Freedom-Expanding Horizons, by Quintet of
the Americas 100-01 Northern Blvd., Corona. •
Jan. 28, 2 pm
Woodhaven Book Discussion Group
Woodhaven branch, 85-41 Forest Pkwy.,
718.849.1010 • 3rd Weds., 2 pm
Parks & Recreation
Alley Pond Environmental Center
Pre-register all events. 228-06 Northern Blvd.,
Children’s nature courses (18 mos. and up), birthday parties, all-age astronomy and adult programs. Young Chefs: Banana Pancakes... ($23)
ages 7-12 • Jan. 21, 10:30 am - 12 pm
Adventure Hour: H is for Home ($16)
ages 18-36 months.
Jan 22, 1:30 - 2:45 pm
Young Discoverers Club: Watching Weather
($18m/$23nm) ages 8-12
Jan. 28, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Toddler Time on the Weekend
($176m/$198nm) ages 24-35 months
To Mar. 31, 10:30 - 11:45 am
Animal Care Trainee ($15m/ $20nm) ages 8-12
• Jan 29, 10 am - 12 pm
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,
Pre-Lunar Year Gala & Flower Mkt.
Jan. 21, 22; 10 am - 6 pm
Queens County Farm Museum
73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park,
Interactive Discovery Center
53-51 111th St., Flushing Meadows - Corona
Park; 718.271.1500 or go to
Voelker Orth Museum
149-19 38th Ave., Flushing,
-Bee-Keeping ($90nm/$75m; incl. text) 3rd
Weds, to June 2012, 7-9 pm
Italian Charities of America: Italian Class,
Winter session 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst,
Starting: Jan. 19
LaGuardia Community College
31-10 Thomson Ave., LIC. 718.482.5055,
-Long Island City Works: photography
To Feb. 29, 2012
-College for Children, grades 3-5
To Mar. 10, register now
-Winter Teen Academy (middle and high
school) register now, see above
To Mar. 17
Senior Centers, Activities
Astoria Restoration Assoc.
Help with Home Energy (HEAP) Grants 31-28
Ditmars Blvd., Astoria, 718.726.0034. • Ongoing
Atria Kew Gardens & Lighthouse
International 117-01 84th Ave., Kew Gardens,
Bayside S.C. 221-15 Horace Harding Expwy.,
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
Flushing-Fresh Meadows Jewish Center 193-
10 Peck Ave., Fresh Meadows, 718.357.5100.
Forest Hills Senior Center 108-25 62nd Dr.,
Glenridge S.C. & Advisory Center
59-03 Summerfield St., Ridgewood 718.386.5136
Classic Movie Thursdays
Joint Public Affairs Committee for Older
Kew Gardens Community Center
Daily programs: art, exercise, comedy writing,
self-defense, foreign languages, etc. Call for
schedule: 718.268.5960. 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd.,
Suite 202, Kew Gardens.
Marx Bros.: A Night in Casablanca
Jan. 19, 1 pm
Self-Manage Diabetes by North Shore Long
Island Jewish Hospital
Jan. 27, 1 pm
Medicare Consultant from NYC Dept. for the
Aging • Make appointment for help w/ enrollment, prescriptions, bills.
Jan. 28, 1-3 pm, by appt.
Men Only workshop: health issues
4th Mon., 10-11 am
Jody Oliver: weight loss, exercise
Mon. and Fri., 1:30 pm
Falun Gong (Wheel Breathing Exercise)
Mon., 12-1 pm
Alternating Weds., 1:30 - 3 pm
Drawing/Painting Class • Fri., 1 pm
Tai Chi/Chi Kung • Fri., 10 am
English translation assistance w/Carol
Come during regular office hours