2012-05-16 / 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.

Holiday & Observances
American Legion Continental Post
1424 Annual Parade Ascan Ave. &
Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills.
May 27, 12 p.m.
Boulevard Gardens American Legion
Post No. 1836 Annual Memorial Day
Services Refreshments follow. “A”
Building Archway, 30-45 Hobart St.,
Woodside.
May 28, 11 a.m.
Whitestone Memorial Day Parade
Whitestone Memorial Park, 149th St. &
15th Drive. May 28, 12 p.m.
Community Meetings
Clubs
American Legion Post 298
30-61 87th St., East Elmhurst.
1st Mon. of the month at 8 pm
American Legion & LadiesAux. Post 118
89-02 91st St., Woodhaven,
718.846.6116
-2nd/3rd Mon. at 8 pm
Bella Italia Mia ($5m/
$7nm) Maurizio Molinari: The Italians
of New York Christ the King H.S.,
Paolucci Ctr., 3rd Fl., 68-02 Metropolitan
Ave., Middle Village,
freewebs.com/bellaitaliamia.
May 20, noon
Flushing Camera Club
Flushing Hospital, Auditorium, 146-01
45th Ave. (enter Burling St.),
718.749.0643,
www.flushingcameraclub.org • 1st, 3rd &
5th Weds., 7:30 pm
Forest Hills Civic Mtg. American
Legion Hall, 107-15 Metropolitan Ave.,
Forest Hills, 718.997.7014.
Jun. 12, 7:30 pm w/Rep. Turner
Kew-Forest-Woodside-Loitz Post 250
Jewish War Veterans Mtg. w/ Sen.
Stavisky Rego Park Jewish Ctr., 97-30
Queens Blvd. • May 20, 9:30 am
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 28th A.D.
Sizzler Restaurant, 100-27 Metropolitan
Ave., Forest Hills, 718.275.6005.
Every 3rd Tues.
Community Boards, Edu. & Pct.
102nd Precinct Community Council
Moose Lodge 87-25 118th St., Richmond
Hill • 3rd Tues
107th Precinct Community Council
71-01 Parsons Blvd., Flushing.

-May 22, Jun. 26; 8 pm
-Aug. 7: National Night Out, Electchester
Shopping Ctr., Parsons Blvd.,
112th Precinct Community Council
Mtg. and Safety Seminar 68-40 Austin
St., Forest Hills.
May 16 (every 3rd Weds., 7:30 pm)
Community Bd. 2 Mtg. Sunnyside
Comm. Svcs., 43-31 39th St., Ground Fl.,
Sunnyside, info www.QueensCB.org,
718.533.8773.
Every 1st Thurs.
Community Bd. 3 Board Mtg. I.S. 227
Louis Armstrong School, 32-02 Junction
Blvd. E. Elmhurst, 718.458.2707,
www.cb3qn.nyc.gov.
May 17, (every 3rd Thurs.)
Community Bd. 4 Mtg.
VFW Post 150, 51-11 108th St., Corona,
718.760.3141 • Every 2nd Tues.
Community Bd. 9 Mtg. For location call
718.286.2686 • Every 2nd Tues.
Greater Woodhaven Devel. Corp.
Candidates Night St. Thomas the
Apostle, 87-49 87th St., First Floor,
Woodhaven.
May 22 (Every 4th Tues., 7:30 pm)
General Interest
American Icebirds Spring/Summer
Youth Ice Hockey seeks players all positions; ages U16, 4 more players needed.
Email coach Bedri, icebirds@inbox.com,
336.422.3376.
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.
Dogs in the City now casting. Email
CBSDogShow@Gmail.com, info
www.cbs.com/shows/dogs_ in_ the_ city/
EMS Celebration Day Little Neck-
Douglaston Community (Volunteer)
Ambulance, 42-18 Marathon Pkwy.,
Little Neck, www.lndamb.org.
May 20, 11 am-5 pm
Free Community Shredding from Cncl.
Dromm. Jackson Hts., Post Ofc., 78-02
37th Ave., Jackson Hts.
May 19, 10 am-2 pm
Pax Christi Metro NY: Annual
Peacemaker Awards Reception ($40/
$125 for 4 to May 15; $50/ $165 for 4 to
May 25) St. Joseph’s Greenwich Village
Church, Casserly Hall, 371 6th Ave.,
Manhattan. Info 212.420.0250,
www.nypaxchristi.org.
Jun. 3, 3 pm (rsv. deadline May 25)
Shred Fest Flushing Meadows-Corona
Park, parking lot, 111th St. (54th-56th
Aves.); Roy Wilkins Park, parking lot:
177th St & Baisley Blvd.; Juniper Valley
Park, 71st St & 62nd Dr.

May 20, 10 am-4 pm
Veterans Job Readiness Workshop,
sponsored by Sen. Addabbo & Asm.
Miller Shops at Atlas Park, 8000 Cooper
Ave., Glendale. Info 718.738.1111.
Jun. 8 10 am - 3 pm (bring resume)
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.
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
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental
Illness of Queens/Nassau) Zucker
Hillside Hospital, Sloman Auditorium,
266th St. & 76th Ave., Glen Oaks • May
16, 7:30, Co-Occurring Disorders;
Caring and Sharing family support
group, 6 pm
Narcotics Anonymous
www.westernqueensna.org
Call 718.962.6244
OCA 85-18 61st Rd., Rego Park,
www.obsessivecompulsiveanonymous,
917.443.0355 • Saturdays at 10:30 am
Overeaters Anonymous
www.queensoa.org
42-11 155th St., Flushing Fridays
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)
-Cookie Stories • May 26
-Little Nutbrown Hare Guest
Appearance • May 26, 11:30 am
Poetry Writing Wkshop
May 21, 7:30 pm
Flushing Town Hall
Northern Blvd. & Linden Place,
718.463.7700,
www.flushingtownhall.org.
Aaron Copland School of Music

Guerrilla Arts Ensemble ($5 suggested/ members, students free)
May 27; 2-3 pm
Tap Extravaganza • May 18, 8 pm
Art as Language, exhibition by J.H.S.
189 students • May 16- May 30
Queens Jazz Orchestra ($40/ $32 students) Honoring Ella Fitzgerald, Lena
Horne, Billie Holilday • May 25, 8 pm
Jazz Jams ($10/ $0m, students, performers) • 1st Weds., 7 - 10 pm
Jazz Clinics (for H.S. students) 2nd Fri.
To Jun. 8, 4 - 7 pm; register
718.463.7700 x241
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/
www.laguardiaperformingarts.org.
Louis Armstrong 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 Ave. & 36th St., Astoria,
718.784.0077, 718.777.6888.
JODI: Street Digital Changing
Exhibitions Gallery • to May 20
We Tripped El Hadji Diouf
Museum lobby • To May 22
Ongoing:
-See It Big! (series)
-Fist and Sword (series)
-City Glow
-Behind the Screen
Noguchi Museum ($10, $5 seniors, college ID, $0 under 12, NYC public H.S.
ID) 9-01 33rd Rd., LIC, 718.204.7088,
www.noguchi.org.
Annual Benefit Dinner w/Patti Smith
May 17, 7 pm cocktails; 8 pm Patti Smith
performs; 8:45-9 pm photo ops.
Open Studio ($5) • 1st Sun.
Isamu Noguchi Catalogue Raisonne
Online: www.catalogue.noguchi.org.
Queens College
65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing,
718.997.5000.
Aaron Copland School of Music:
LeFrak Concert Hall, except where
noted; tix 718.793.8080, Office open
m,w,f. Concerts nearly daily, for info
www.qc.cuny.edu/calendars/music.php/
718.997.3800, www.qc.cuny.edu/music.
-Opera, Bruce Saylor’s The Image-
Maker; My Kinsman, Major Molineux.
Amulets, Nazars & Evil Eyes • To Jun.
29
QC Choral Society and Orchestra:
Brahms’ Requiem ($20, $18)
Kupferberg Ctr., 718.793.8080,
www.kupferbergcenter.org/qcchoralsprin
g.htm • May 19
Queens Museum of Art
Flushing Meadows Park, 718.592.9700,
www.queensmuseum.org.
Queens Int’l 2012: Three Points Make
a Triangle 31 Queens artists • To May 20
World’s Fair Panorama of NYC
Ongoing
Queens Theatre

Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
www.queenstheatre.org, 718.760.0064.
Heat Wave: The Jack Cole Project
($250 Opening Night Gala/ $42-$49
other shows) RSVP Barbara Matovu,
718.760.0686 x161, bmatovu@queenstheatre.org.
To May 20
Queensborough Community College
Performing Arts Ctr., 222-05 56th
Avenue Bayside. Info, tix 718.631.6311,
www.visitqpac.org.
Spring Concert ($25/ $20 seniors 62+,
students ID/ free under 12)
May 20, 4 pm
Socrates Sculpture Park
32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC, 718.956.9819,
wwwsocratessculpturepark.org.
Civic Action: A Vision for Long Island
City • To Aug. 5.
-Kite Flight, (kite-mapping)
May 19, 11 am-3 pm
Exercise Classes (yoga, capoeira,
Pilates, tai chi) Sat., Sun. To Sep. 30
Socrates Academy: Skills for
Resourceful City Living (adult workshops) register
www.socratessculpturepark.eventbrite.co
m/ • Sun. 2-4 pm
-Urban Composting • May 20
-The Chia Brick May 26
-Soap Making May 27
Kayaking, SSP Beach at Hallets Cove
718.228.9214, www.licboathouse.org.
Sat. & Sun. May 27 - Oct. 7, 1-5 pm
York College Music
Concerts almost daily, Info: Music @
York College. 94-20 Guy R. Brewer
Blvd., Jamaica, 718-262-2000.
Summer Jazz Program ‘12 Auditions
PAC • May 19, 9 am
Others
Anthropology Museum of the People of
New York 64-19 Kissena Blvd., Kissena
Hall at Queens College, Flushing,
718.428.5650,
www.anthropologymuseum.org.
-Video of the Month Film Series
May 24
Astoria Symphonic Choir and
Symphonic Orchestra Info
917.460.4289
-Shakespeare & Song ($10) Episcopal
Church of the Redeemer, 30-14 Crescent
Astoria • May 20, 6 pm
-Mozart’s Requiem Mass in D Minor
($20/ $15 seniors, students) St. Joseph’s
Catholic Church, 43-19 30th Ave.,
Astoria
Jun. 3, 5 pm
Bilingual Theatre Movement & Dance
for Children ($150, 12 classes) Thalia
Spanish Theatre, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave.,
Sunnyside, 718.729.3880,
www.thaliatheatre.org • To Jun. 23, 10
am - 12 pm
Bloom Time Holiday Inn Manhattan
View, 39-05 29th St.; Space Realty
Group Gallery, 29-09 39th Ave., LIC.

To Aug. 30; reception May 16, 6-8 pm.
Calpulli Music, Mexican accordion
class ($10 adults/ donation 10-18)
Astoria School of Fine Arts, 38-01 23rd
Ave., 2nd Fl, Astoria, 718.507.2617.
May 19 (Sat. 4 pm & 5 pm)
Done to Death ($14/ $12 senior)
Parkside Players, Grace Lutheran
Church, 71st Rd. & Union Tpke., Forest
Hills, 516.520.9474, 718.353.7388.
May 19 (opening) - Jun. 2, 8 pm
Green Space 37-24 24th St., Ste. 301,
LIC, 718.956.3037.
www.GreenSpaceStudio.org.
-Take Root ($15) • May 19, 8:30 pm
-Fertile Ground ($10) • May 20, 7 pm
La Callas & Medea by Jaime Salom
($25/ $22 seniors, students) Thalia
Spanish Theatre, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave.,
Sunnyside, 718.729.3880,
www.thaliatheatre.org • May 18 - Jun. 24
LIC Arts Open: art, music, theater
MoMA P.S. 1, 200 open studios, kid’s art,
9 concerts, improv, food, vendors, etc.
www.licartsopen.org, 347.670.9024.
To May 20:
-Homegrown Jazz Made in LIC
May 17, 7 pm, Manducatis Rustica
-Girls, Girls, Girls!!!
May 17, 7:30 pm, The Store
-Bossa Nova Boss and Cult Cartoon
Heroes • May 18, 7:30 pm, The Store
-Rock the Block (music, samurai
swords, theatre, dance, food vendors)
May 19, 12-6 pm, 22nd St.
-BrickHouse Artists Eleven 11 Lofts,
Gallery 302, 11-11 44th Rd., LIC.
To May 20, 12-6 pm
Mozart’s Requiem Mass in D Minor
($20/ $15 FSSA students and seniors/
$0 under 12) Singers invited, info
917.460.4289, www.astoriachoir.org. St.
Joseph’s Catholic Church, 43-19 30th
Ave., Astoria • Jun. 3, 5 pm
School For Murder! Comedy-Murder-
Mystery-Dinner show ($45) Riccardo’s,
21-01 24th Ave., Astoria, 718.721.7777.
Jun. 15, 8 pm
Secret Theatre, 44-02 23rd St.,
LIC,718.392.0722,www.secrettheatre.co
m ($15/ $10 kids/ $40 4 tkts.) :
-Pirate Pete’s Parrot • May 26, Jun. 2,
16; 2 pm only
-Mermaid’s Tale adapted from L.
Frank Baum• May 19, Jun. 9; 2 pm
Tablao Flamenco, American Bolero
Dance Co. The Chian Federation, 44-01
Broadway, Astoria, 718.392.8888,
www.ambolero.com.
May 18, 8:30 pm (dinner at 7:30 pm)
The Secret Garden, musical based on
novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett
($18/ $12 seniors, students) APAC,
Kaufman Astoria Studios, 34-12 36th
St.,, MB40, Astoria. Tix
www.apacny.org, 866.811.4111 • To
May 19, 8pm & 2 pm

Dinners, Dances,

Fundraisers
Bayside-Whitestone Lions Club
Scholarship Dinner ($55) Verdi’s, 149-
58 Cross Island Pkwy., Whitestone. Info
718.428.7285 • May 17, 6-9 pm.
Everlasting Spring Dinner Dance
fundraiser by Greater Woodhaven
Devel. Corp. ($65) Cordon Bleu
Caterers, 96-01 Jamaica Ave.,
Woodhaven, 718.805.0202.
Jun. 1, 7:30 pm
Magnanini Winery ($75) wine tasting,
6-course dinner, dancing. Near
Newburgh, reservations, Eleanor
718.457.4816. $40 deposit pay to the
order of Diego Lodico.
July 8
Recognizing Leaders Fundraiser ($60
ea./ $100 couple; proceeds to Boys &
Girls Club Sunnyside/Woodside) St.
Raphael’s School Gymnasium, 48-25
37th St., LIC, 917.670.5666 • May 19, 7-
11 pm

Health
Central Queens Y 67-09 108th Street,
Forest Hills, 718-268-5011,
www.cqy.org.
Career Building Workshop/ Job Fair
May 16, 10-11 am/ 11 am-2pm
Elmhurst Hospital Center
Flu Shots, Health Screenings
80th St. & 41st Ave., Elmhurst.
Weekdays, 8 am - 2 pm
Mount Sinai Queens
Events at various locations, registration
required, 718.267.4333, (reg. and more
events
www.mshq.org/community/events)
Sports-Related Foot Injuries
May 23, 6 pm
Sidestepping Stroke • May 24, 3 pm
Breast Health Screening and
Education
May 30, 5-8 pm
Samuel Field Y
Programs: Adult Ctr., Afterschool, learning disabled, singles, parents, space for
parties. 58-20 Little Neck Pkwy., Little
Neck, 718.225.6750 www.sfy.org.
Wednesday Night Singles ($7m/
$10nm)
(Reservations w/ Ilene Yair 718.225.6750
x236. 2nd, 4th Weds., 7 - 9 pm)
-Friends Nite Out at Donovan’s, 214-16
41st Ave., Bayside. Must reserve.
Partner Abuse Counseling Program
Support, referrals to shelter and legal
svcs. Ongoing
Others
Blood Drive Queen of Angels Church,
43-18 Skillman Ave., Sunnyside,
718.937.3244 info, appt.
Jun. 10, 9 am - 3 pm
Free Asthma Screenings by ACAAI.
-May 20, 10 am-12 pm, Emporis Bldg.,
140-51 69th Rd., Flushing.
-Jun. 2, 10 am-3 pm, Immaculate
Conception Church, 21-47 29th St.,
Astoria.

No-Cost Digital Mammogram and
Clinical Breast Exams Appointment
required, 877.628.9090,
www.americanitaliancancer.org.
-May 18, 10 am-5 pm: St. Luke
Cathedral, 133-21 232nd St., Springfield
Gdns.
-May 19, 10 am-4 pm: Flushing H.S., 35-
01 Union St., Flushing.
-May 25, 10 am- 4 pm: Cncl. Weprinsponsored. Mobile van, 73-03 Bell Blvd.,
Oakland Gdns., appt. required
718.468.0137.
-May 30, 9 am-3 pm: SNAP of Eastern
Queens, 80-45Winchester Blvd., Bldg. 4,
Queens Village.
NYC Family Lunch Cruise for YMCA
Strong Kids Campaign ($40/ $20 under
12) Skyline Princess Cruise, 1 World’s
Fair Marina, Pier 1, Flushing.
Jun. 2, 12:30 pm-5pm

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.
Flushing Town Hall
Northern Blvd. & Linden Place,
718.463.7700,
www.flushingtownhall.org.
Greater Astoria Historical Soc.
35-20 Broadway, 4th Fl., Astoria,
718.278.0700, www.astorialic.org.
Charles Lindbergh, History
Roundtable Discussion at GAHS ($5
nm) • May 19, 1 pm
Astoria Park and Pool, walking tour
($10m of GAHS, Astoria Park Alliance,
Green Shores NYC / $15nm)
Reservations 718.278.0700.
May 26, 11 am
Greater Ridgewood Historical
143-135 37th Ave., Flushing,
718.465.1776.
Open to the public Sat.
King Manor Museum
King Park, Jamaica Ave. at 153rd St.,
Jamaica, 718.206.0545,
www.kingmanor.org. Tours &
school/group programs, Thurs. - Sun.
Maple Grove Cemetery
83-15 Kew Gardens Road; The Center at
Maple Grove, 127-15 Kew Gardens Rd.,
Kew Gardens, 718.523.1876.
Spellbound-Masters of Magic ($10
family/ $5 members) Celebration Hall at
the Center at Maple Grove. Reservations
required, 718.544.3600 • May 19, 2 pm
Queens Historical Society

Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37 Ave.,
Flushing. 718.939.0647 x17.
www.queenshistoricalsociety.org.
Museum hours suspended Tues., Sat.,
Sun., 2:30-4:30 pm, to May 31.
Art in the Twenty-First Century:
History, screening ($5 sugg.)
May 20, 2:30-4:30 pm
Third Tuesday Movie Matinees ($3/$2
students and seniors/$0m)
Exhibit: Growing Up Queens: A Study
of Childhood in Our Unique Borough
Others
Civil & Uncivil War, w/ R. Spiegelman
(Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Soc.,
718.846.1907) Emanuel United Church
of Christ, 91st Ave. & Woodhaven Blvd.,
Woodhaven • May 30, 1 pm
Tour of St. John’s University
Meeting outside Newman Hall
May 21, 4-approx. 5:30 pm
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
-Free Online Training through Metrix
--Learning Solution (adults, teens) Free
training and certification exams in software. Required registration sessions:
To Jun. 30, Mon. & Fri, 1 pm (Jun. 30,
9:30 am; Jun. 3 12:30 pm. More sessions
TBA.)
Celebrating Jewish Communities
Around the World Through Music and
Song (Sephardic and Ashkenazic musical traditions) Flushing Library 41-17
Main St., Flushing, 718.661.1200.
May 23, 6:30 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 for ALL events.
228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston,
718.229.4000, www.alleypond.com.
Children’s nature programs: weekday,
weekend, spring break and afterschool
for ages 18 mos. thru high school; Also
avail. for birthday parties;
Queens Cty. Bird Club Evening
Program Series at APEC: Spring
Warblers • May 16, 8 pm
Forest Park Union Tpke. & Park Lane
Fort Totten
Fort Totten Visitor Center, Bldg. 502,
North of 212 St. and Cross Island Pkwy.
MacNeil Park College Point
It’s My Park Day beach cleanup, free
kayaking, workshops: recycling, art from
trash, www.coastalpreservation.org.
May 19, 9 am-1 pm
Queens Botanical Garden

43-50 Main St., Flushing, 718.886.3800,
www.queensbotanical.org.
Photography of Audrey Gottlieb
To May 19, artist’s talk on May 19
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.
Topiary • May 23, 2-3:30 pm
Art of the Hand-Tied Bouquet
Jun. 6, 2-3:30 pm
All About Roses • Jun. 13, 2-3:30 pm
Others
Big Apple Circus: Dream Big,
Grandma’s Farewell Tour ($15 and up)
The Big Top, Cunningham Park, 196-22
Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows, tix
888.541.3750, info 800.922.3772.
May 22- Jun. 17
Jamaica Bay Sunset Cruise ($45)
Narrated tour, wine, cheese, fruit. Meet at
Pier 4, Emmons Ave. & Bedford Ave.,
Brooklyn, tix
ww.jamaicabaysunsetcruise.eventbrite.co
m, info 718.318.9344.
May 27, 5-8 pm
Movies in the Park Sunnyside Shines.
Bring chair/ blanket, snacks. Noonan
Park, Greenpoint Ave. & 43rd St.,
Sunnyside. First Fridays, 8 pm:
Jun. 1, The Sandlot
Jul. 6, The Land Before Time
Aug. 3, Footloose
Western Queens Compost Initiative
Drop off: Greenmarket, 34th Ave. & 77th
St., Jackson Hts. • Sun. 9 am-12 pm
School Events, Reunions
LaGuardia Community College
31-10 Thomson Ave., LIC.
718.482.5055, www.lagcc.cuny.edu.
-Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small
Businesses at LAGCC. 11 sessions,
business ed. program. Applications now
being accepted
(www.laguardia.edu/10KSB) for session
starting May 24 - Aug. 18. Info
718.730.7400.
-Tips on Strting and Managing an
Import/Export Business (free) Poolside
Cafe, reservations required, email acep rofessional@ lagcc.cuny.edu,
718.482.5125.
Info, www.worldtradeweeknyc.org.
May 19, 9 am-1 pm.
Long Island City H.S. 50th Reunion
($80) Riccardo’s by the Bridge, 21-01
24th Ave., Astoria. Contact
SallyHelen@nyc.rr.com.
May 19, 7 pm - 12 am
St. John’s Prep Alumni Reunion:
Classes of ‘82, ‘87, ‘92, ‘97, ‘02 • St.
John’s Prep, Astoria, 718.721.7200 x686,

email: sjpalumni@stjohnsprepschool.org.
St. Patrick’s of LIC 40th Grammar
School Reunion, classes ‘70 - ‘74 ($85)
Four Points Sheraton, 27th St. & 39th
Ave., LIC. Contact Susan “Buccellato”
Kostbar 609.426.4248 or email skostbar@gmail.com • Jun. 15, 7 pm-midnight. Senior Centers, Activities
AARP
Chapter 2889, Elks Lodge, 82-20 Queens
Blvd., Rego Park, 718.672.9890.
Meetings 1st & 3rd Weds., 12 pm
-Music by John Larosa • May 16
Staying Sharp: Ask the experts about
keeping your brain young (Free;
English & Spanish) Elmhurst Hospital,
79-01 Broadway, A1-22, Elmhurst.
Reservations required 877.926.8300.
May 19, 9:30 am-12:30 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.
Corpus Christi Seniors
Fourth of July at the Cape contact
Christine 718.728.0848; Eileen W.
718.626.4888.
Jul. 3, 4, 5 (non-members welcome)
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, music, dance, exercise, meditation, writing, cooking, comedy, self-defense, ESL, Mandarin, crafts,
health, women’s & men’s support &
health, etc. Call for schedule:
718.268.5960. 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd.,
Suite 202, Kew Gardens.
Basic Sewing Class (8 sessions)
To May 16, 11 am
AARP free tax consultation
by appointment
The Descendants • May 24, 1:15 pm
Peter Cardella Senior Citizen Ctr.
68-52 Fresh Pond Rd., Ridgewood,

718.497.2908/ TTY 718.497.2589
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
(QICA) Queens Borough Hall, 120-55
Queens Blvd., Room 319, Kew Gardens,
718.268.5954.
The Challenges of Eating Right, Food
Stamps & Other Nutritional Resources
for Seniors Reservations required, call
above number.
May 16, 9-11 am, room 213
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.
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.

Street Fairs, Fleas, Markets
First Presbyterian Church in Jamaica
Street Fair International food, music,
dance, health screenings etc. 164th St.,
Jamaica Ave. - 89th St., Jamaica,
www.firstchurchjamaica.org.
May 26, 8:30 am - 6 pm
Lexington Craft Fair Artisans, gourmet
food trucks, raffle, free hearing screening. Lexington Soccer Field, 25th Ave.,
73rd -75th Sts., Jackson Hts., info
www.lexnyc.org • May 19, 10 am-5 pm;
Rain date May 20.
St. Raphael’s Church Flea Mkts.
Vendors invited, ($30/ 10-ft spots) 35-20
Greenpoint Ave., LIC, 718.729.8957.
Jun. 3, Jul. 1, Aug. 5, Sept. 9, Oct. 7; 9
am - 4 pm
Woodside on the Move Summer Street
Festival Live performances, rides,
games, etc. Along Woodside Ave., 59th -
64th Sts. and along 61st St., Woodside -
Roosevelt Aves.
Jul. 7, 12-6 pm (Elected officials RSVP
by Jul. 2; Vendors and Community-Based
Orgs. (CBOs) reserve space by Jun. 22.
Call Adriana 718.476.8449. Free vendor
space for CBOs, literature only)

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