2012-01-25 / 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
Flushing Camera Club
Flushing Hospital, 45th Ave. & Parsons
Blvd. • 1st, 2nd, 3rdWeds., 7:30 - 10 pm
Italian Charities Italian Classes ($80)
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.
To 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. 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
GreaterWoodhaven Devel. Corp.
St. Thomas the Apostle, 87-49 87th St.,
First Floor, Woodhaven.
As of Mar. 27: 4th Tues., 7:30 pm
UFT District 26 Scholarship
Application Now available, see Web
address below. Grades Pre-K - 12. Info
718.275.4400.
www.uft.org/files/attachments/d26-
scholarship-application-2011-2012.pdf •
Deadline April 14 (postmark).
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
Family Focus Adoption Svcs. Info
Mtgs.
54-40 Little Neck Pkwy., Suite 4, Little
Neck. Info 718.224.1919
Feb. 4, 10 am; Feb. 28, 7 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
TexasHold ‘EmPokerTournament 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
Antique Chinese Windows and Doors
Opening Jan. 27 5:30 - 7:30 pm
To Feb. 26; ($5 suggested)
Jazz: Sunny Kim - Painter’s Eye
($10nm/ $0m) • Jan. 27, 8 pm
Hahn-Bin - Till Dawn Sunday ($25nm/
$20m/ $10 students)
Feb. 3, 8 pm
Annual Dance Sampler
Feb. 4, 2 pm
Lunar New Year Workshops: Dragon
Puppet, Origami ($10nm/ $0m)
Feb. 5, 2 - 5 pm
Jazz Jams ($10/ $0m, students, performers) • 1st Weds., 7 - 10 pm
Tai Chi • Fri. 9:30 - 10:30 am (to Mar. 2)
Collage Art of Louis Armstrong: In
the Cause of Happiness
Sat. & Sun., 12-5 pm • Through 2013
LaGuardia Community College
31-10 Thomson Ave., LIC.
718.482.5055, www.lagcc.cuny.edu.
LouisArmstrong House (40 min. tours
$10/$7 seniors, students, children/
$0m, children under 4) 34-56 107th
Ave., Corona, group rates:718.478.8274.
www.LouisArmstrongHouse.org.
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
To 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.
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)
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
York College Music
Concerts, visit Music @ York College
Funkateers • Health & Phys. Ed. Bldg.
Feb. 6, 8; 8 pm
Others
Astoria Symphony Chamber Players:
English Baroque
Feb. 9, 8 pm: Waltz-Astoria Cafe, 23-14
Ditmars Blvd., Astoria, (free)
Feb. 11, 8 pm: Tenri Cultural Instit., 43A
West 13th St., Manhattan, ($20 / $15 students, seniors/ $0 children). Info
917.460.4289, www.AstoriaMusic.org.
Flux Factory: Banquet for America
39-31 29th St., LIC.
Feb. 3 (Opening) through Feb. 12
(Closing Banquet); Special Flux
Thursday, Feb. 9.
KillingKompany: Murder by Marriage
($45) Riccardo’s, 21-01 24th Ave.,
Astoria, 718.721.7777. More info
718.772.2590,
www.killingkompany.com.
Feb. 3, 8 pm
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
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. Computer
Essentials: Internet Search ($25)
Feb. 10, 10 - 12 pm. Register
Wednesday Night Singles ($7m/ $9nm)
2nd, 4th Weds., 7 - 9 pm:
Feb. 8, What’s Love Got To Do With It?
Dancing With David - Ballroom and
Latin • Thurs. 11 - 12 pm.
Partner Abuse Counseling Program
Support, referrals to shelter and legal
svcs. Ongoing
Indoor Playground, age 5 and under
Weds., 10:45 - 11:45 pm
Other
No-Cost Digital Mammograms/
Clinical Breast Exams Mobil Van, 35-
24 83rd St., Jackson Hts., by appointment 877.628.9090,
www.americanitaliancancer.org.

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
Asource 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.
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 ManorMuseum
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.
-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 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.
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

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

AARP
Chapter 2889, Elks Lodge, 82-20 Queens
Blvd., Rego Park, 718.898.5048.
Feb. 1, 12 pm
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
OlderAdults 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.
Free Tax Services, by appointment
Upstairs/Downstairs Jan. 26, 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
Pomonok Senior Center 67-09 Kissena
Blvd., Flushing, 718.591.3377.
Bingo • Mon. & Fri 10 am
Yoga • Thurs. 10 am
Knitting • Fri. 1 pm
Queens Interagency Council On
Aging
Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens
Blvd., Room 319, Kew Gardens,
718.268.5954.
Rego Park Senior Center
93-29 Queens Blvd., Rego Park,
718.896.8511. Free membership, classes,
workshops, case assistance. Hot lunches
served.
Ridgewood Older Adult Center &
Services, 59-14 70th Ave., Ridgewood,
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.
Sen. Addabbo Free Events
Howard Beach Dist. Ofc. 718.738.1111,
Middle Village Dist. Ofc. 718.497.1630.
Social Security Info. Meeting:
-Middle Village Senior Ctr., 69-10 75th
St., Middle Village • Feb. 9, 11 am
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 Older Adults
43-31 39th St., Sunnyside,
718.784.6173.

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