2012-01-18 / 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
FDR Democratic Association
Guest Asm. Rory Lancman
Chabad of NE Queens, 212-12 26th Ave.,
Bayside, 718.460.8285
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.,
Elmhurst, 718.478.3100.
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-
01 Broadway.
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.
3rd Tues.
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
Ave., Woodside
Jan. 20, 6:30 pm
Community Bd. 9
For location call 718.286.2686.
2nd Tues.
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
Floor, Woodhaven.
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.
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.
Co-op / Condo Town Hall, by Sen. Peralta,
Cncl. Dromm • Jewish Center of Jackson
Heights, 37-06 77th St., Jackson Hts.,
718.803.6373 x205.
Jan. 26, 6 - 8 pm
Grand Slam Luncheon: Art Shamsky ($30, $25
children)
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.

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)
Weds. and Sat., 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
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
Noguchi Museum
9-01 33rd Rd., LIC, 718.204.7088,
www.noguchi.org.
Open Studio ($5) • 1st Sun.
Isamu Noguchi Catalogue Raisonne
Online: www.catalogue.noguchi.org.
Queens College
65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing, 718.997.5000.
QC Choral Society Auditions for Spring
Concerts Schedule audition: James John,
718.997.3818, or email jmsjhn@aol.com. Info:
www.qcchoralsociety.org.
Jan. 25, Feb. 1; 6 - 7:15 pm, Music Bldg, Room
246
Queens Museum of Art
www.queensmuseum.org. for program info.
Flushing Meadows Park, 718.592.9700
World’s Fair Panorama of NYC
Ongoing
Queens Theatre
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
www.queenstheatre.org, 718.760.0064
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
Secret Theatre
44-02 23rd St., LIC, 718.392.0722,
www.secrettheatre.com
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:
www.socratessculpturepark.org
Artists deadline Jan. 23, 2012
York College Music
Concerts, visit Music @ York College
Others
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.,
Sunnyside, 718.729.3880.
www.thaliatheatre.org.

Jan. 27 - Mar. 8

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 at various locations, call for reservations,
718.267.4333,
www.mshq.org/community/events
Tame the Pain
Steinway Senior Ctr., 20-43 Steinway St., Astoria
• Jan. 24, 10:45 am
Better Brrr-eathing: A respiratory guide for
winter
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,
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.
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
917.376.4496.
Greater Astoria Historical Soc.
20 Broadway, 4th Fl., Astoria,
718.278.0700.
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,
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.
718.939.0647 x17.
www.queenshistoricalsociety.org,
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.
Central Library
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.,
Douglaston, 718.229.4000.
www.alleypond.com.

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
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.
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. 19
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
To Mar. 10, register now
718.482.5334; www.peopleware.net/ace.
-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,
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.
Forest Hills Senior Center 108-25 62nd Dr.,
718.699.1010.
Glenridge S.C. & Advisory Center
59-03 Summerfield St., Ridgewood 718.386.5136
Classic Movie Thursdays
Joint Public Affairs Committee for Older
Adults 212.402.1127.
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
Piano Sing-Along
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

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