2012-06-06 / 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
Sunnyside Flag Day Parade
By the Kiwanis Club of Sunnyside.
Formation (10 am) at Greenpoint Ave. &
41st St.; Proceeds (11 am) along
Greenpoint Ave. to 48th St.; Celebration
(12 pm) Veterans Memorial Plaza, Sabba
Park, Queens Blvd. & 49th St., Sunnyside.
Info, parade participation
Jun. 9, 10 am
Community Meetings
American Legion Post 298
30-61 87th St., East Elmhurst.
1st Mon., 8 pm
American Legion & LadiesAux. Post 118
89-02 91st St., Woodhaven, 718.846.6116
-2nd/3rd Mon., 8 pm
Astoria Civic Association Mtg. &
Vallone Scholarships Presentation
Riccardo’s, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria. Info
718.545.5353 • Jun. 5, 7 pm
Bella Italia Mia ($5m/ $7nm) Dr.
Anthony Julian Tamburri: Italian
Americans and the Media...; Piero
Rivolta: Journey Beyond 2012;
Fernando Caruso *Volunteers needed for
set-up and clean-up before and after meetings. Christ the King H.S., Paolucci Ctr.,
3rd Fl., 68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle
Village, freewebs.com/bellaitaliamia •
Jun. 10, Noon
Flushing Camera Club
Flushing Hospital, Auditorium, 146-01
45th Ave. (enter Burling St.),
www.flushingcameraclub.org • 1st, 3rd &
5th Weds., 7:30 pm
Forest Hills Civic Mtg. w/ Rep. Turner
American Legion Hall, 107-15
Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills,
Jun. 12, 7:30 pm
Italian Charities of America Summer
Italian Classes (beginners; $80) 83-20
Queens Blvd., Elmhurst, 718.478.3100.
To Sept. 11 (14 weeks)
Kissena Park Civic Assn. Art
Competition Kissena Park, adj. to boathouse, 164th St. & Oak Ave., Flushing.
Pre-register 718.762.0295.
Jun. 9, 9 am sharp (raindate Jun. 16)
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.
United Community Civic Association
Annual BBQ ($45 donation) Reservation
required. Central Lounge, 20-30 Steinway

St., Astoria • Jun. 14, 6:30
United Forties Civic Assn. Salute to
Flag and Summer Festival Meeting St.
Teresa Auditorium, Lower Church, 50-22
45th St., Woodside • Jun. 13, 7 pm

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.
-Jun. 26; 8 pm
-Aug. 7: National Night Out, Electchester
Shopping Ctr., Parsons Blvd.,
112th Precinct Community Council
Mtg. 68-40 Austin St., Forest Hills.
Every 3rd Weds., 7:30 pm
Community Bd. 2 Mtg. Sunnyside
Comm. Svcs., 43-31 39th St., Ground Fl.,
Sunnyside, info www.QueensCB.org,
Every 1st Thurs.
Community Bd. 3 Board Mtg. I.S. 227
Louis Armstrong School, 32-02 Junction
Blvd. E. Elmhurst, 718.458.2707,
Every 3rd Thurs.
Community Bd. 4 Mtg.
VFW Post 150, 51-11 108th St., Corona,
718.760.3141 • Every 2nd Tues.
Community Bd. 7 Public Hearing and
Mtg. Union Plaza Nursing Home, 33-23
Union St., Flushing. 718.463.3891.
Jun. 11, 7 pm
Community Bd. 9 Mtg. For location call
718.286.2686 • Every 2nd Tues.
Community Educ. Council Dist. 25
Calendar Mtg. & Business Mtg.,
Student Award Ceremony P.S. 107, 2nd
Floor Auditorium, 167-02 45th Ave.
Jun. 6, awards 7-9 pm; business 9-10 pm
Greater Woodhaven Devel. Corp. Mtg.
St. Thomas the Apostle, 87-49 87th St.,
First Floor, Woodhaven.
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,
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
Brownfield Cleanup Program,
Remedial Investigation Work Plan for
Public Review Attn: Owners and residents nr. Paragon Paint, 5-49 46th Ave.,
LIC. Info 718.482.4891; 518.402.7860;
Comments accepted to Jun. 25.
Save a Young Life Foundation’s
Achilles Mavromatis Memorial Golf

Classic Clearview Park Golf Course,
Bayside. Info Nick Pavlou, 917.687.6107
or e-mail Pavlou 101@aol.com; Lena
Varis 917.359.5363 or e-mail
Lenavaris@aol.com • Jun. 15, 11:30 am
reg.; Tee Off 1 pm • Buffet Reception
($55) 4:30-7:30 pm at Clearview
Movies in the Park Sunnyside Shines.
Bring chair/ blanket, snacks. Noonan
Park, Greenpoint Ave. & 43rd St.,
Sunnyside. First Fridays, 8 pm:
Jul. 6, The Land Before Time
Aug. 3, Footloose
Spring Clean Up 30th Ave. & 36th St.,
LIC. Community Svc. Certificate for H.S.
students • Jun. 9, 10 am-3 pm
Steinway Family Dental Center Grand
Opening Free whitening, oral cancer
screening, live music, iPad 3 raffle, etc.
32-50 Steinway St., Astoria.
Jun. 6, 11 am-6 pm
Veterans Job Fair, by Sen. Addabbo &
Asm. Miller Veterans and spouses only.
Shops at Atlas Park, Lower level below
movie theater, 8000 Cooper Ave.,
Glendale. Info 718.738.1111.
Jun. 8 10 am - 3 pm (bring resumes, VA

Support Groups
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
102-08 Northern Blvd., Corona,
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.
Narcotics Anonymous
Call 718.962.6244
OCA 85-18 61st Rd., Rego Park,
917.443.0355 • Saturdays at 10:30 am
Overeaters Anonymous
42-11 155th St., Flushing Fridays
QSAC Gala, Celebrating Exec. Dir.
Maffei’s 20 Years Guastavino’s, 409 E.
59th St., Manhattan, info 718.7-AUTISM
x1297, www.go.qsac.com/gala12 • Jun. 12
SMART Recovery
www.smartrecovery.org. 97-29 64th Rd.,
Rego Park , 212.631.1198 Sundays
Strong Kids Campaign (YMCA)
238-10 Hillside Ave., Bellerose,
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
Weekly Storytimes (Fresh Meadows):
(Weds. and Sat., 11 am)
Stress Solutions for Pregnant Moms...by
Susan Andrews Signing and discussion
Jun. 9, 1:30 pm
Open Mic. Poetry • Jun. 11, 7:30 pm
Flushing Town Hall
Northern Blvd. & Linden Place,
718.463.7700, www.flushingtownhall.org.
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
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,
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.
Museum of the Moving Image
35th Ave. & 36th St., Astoria,
718.784.0077, 718.777.6888.
-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,
Summer Nights in the Garden (free)
short films, cash bar, permanent collection
galleries open • 1st Fri., 5:30-8 pm.
Reinstallation of the collection
Jun. 6 opens
Highlights from the Collection
Jun. 6, noon
*For the following, reservations required,
-Art for Tots-Rough, Bumpy, Smooth:
Playing with Textures ages 2-4
Jun. 9; Jun. 17, 10:30 am
-Art for Families - Landscape/
Landsculpt ages 5-11
Jun. 10, Jun. 16; 10:30 am
Music in the Garden 2nd Sun., 3 pm
Jun. 10: Robert Black; TBA Jul. 8, Aug.
12, Sept. 9.
Open Studio ($5) • 1st Sun.
Isamu Noguchi Catalogue Raisonne
Online: www.catalogue.noguchi.org.
Queens College
65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing,
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
718.997.3800, www.qc.cuny.edu/music.
Amulets, Nazars & Evil Eyes
To Jun. 29
Selma & Max Kupferberg Ctr. Re-
Opening Celebration Colden Aud.
Jun. 11, 2 pm (RSVP by Jun. 4)
Queens Museum of Art
Flushing Meadows Park, 718.592.9700,

Queens Int’l 2012: Three Points Make a
World’s Fair Panorama of NYC
Queens Theatre
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
www.queenstheatre.org, 718.760.0064.
Queensborough Community College
Performing Arts Ctr., 222-05 56th Avenue
Bayside. Info, tix 718.631.6311,
Socrates Sculpture Park
32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC, 718.956.9819,
Civic Action: A Vision for Long Island
City • To Aug. 5.
Exercise Classes (yoga, capoeira,
Pilates, tai chi) Sat., Sun. to Sep. 30
Socrates Academy: Skills for
Resourceful City Living (adult workshops) register
m/. Sundays.
Rock, Paper, Scissors Papermaking using
recycled and natural matter.
Jun. 2, 12-3 pm
LIC Bike Parade • Jun. 9
-11 am-3 pm: Extreme Makeover-Bike
Edition (repairs, helmet giveaways)
-3 pm: Parade along Vernon Blvd. from
Broadway entrance
-3-6 pm Waterfront Celebration at
Queensbridge Park
*Register for the following at
-Artwork Screen-Printing, limited edition text by artist by Rirkrit Tiravanija,
with Nick Paparone ($20) (make your
own tee-shirt) • Jun. 10, 2-4 pm
-Cooking with Fire on Father’s Day
with the Brooklyn Kitchen and the
Meat Hook ($20 enter promo code for
50% discount on materials fee: socratesacademy) • Jun. 17, 2-4 pm
-Fishing with IFISHNY ($20 enter
promo code for 50% discount on materials fee: socratesacademy)
Jun. 24, 1-3 pm
Kayaking, SSP Beach at Hallets Cove
718.228.9214, www.licboathouse.org.
Sat. & Sun., to 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.

Bionic Garden Flux Factory, info e-mail
christina@fluxfactory.org • Jun. 9-24; Jun.
9, 1-4 pm opening reception.
-Flux Thursday: Jun. 14, 8 pm
-Reclaiming Vacant Land workshop: Jun.
20, 7-9 pm
Bloom Time Holiday Inn Manhattan
View, 39-05 29th St.; Space Realty Group
Gallery, 29-09 39th Ave., LIC.
To Aug. 30
Calpulli Music, Mexican accordion
class ($10 adults/ donation age 10-18)
Astoria School of Fine Arts, 38-01 23rd
Ave., 2nd Fl, Astoria, 718.507.2617.
Green Space 37-24 24th St., Ste. 301,
LIC, 718.956.3037.

-Take Root ($15) • Jun. 9, 8:30 pm
-Fertile Ground ($10) • Jun. 10, 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 • To Jun. 24
LIC Artists, Summer Art Exhibition
Sterling National Bank, 30-30 47th Ave.,
LIC • Show 1: To Jul. 14; Show 2 Jul. 16
to Aug. 18
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.,
m ($15/ $10 kids/ $40 - 4 tkts.) :
-Mermaid’s Tale adapted from L. Frank
Baum• Jun. 9, 2 pm
-Pirate Pete’s Parrot • Jun. 16, 2 pm
Zocalo ofAtlixco, Photographs by Mary
Teresa Giancoli de Mole Restaurant, 45-
02 48th Ave., Woodside • To Jun. 30; meet
the artist Jun. 14 & 16, 4-7 pm

Dinners, Dances, Fundraisers
Firefighter Christopher A. Santora
Educ. Scholarship Fund Dinner Dance
($75) Riccardo’s By The Bridge, 21-01
24th Ave. Astoria. Info 718.626.4215,
Jun. 8, 7 pm-midnight
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

Central Queens Y 67-09 108th Street,
Forest Hills, 718-268-5011, www.cqy.org.
Joanna Brooks speaking on
Mormonism ($6 sugg.) • Jun. 11, 1:30 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, registration
required, 718.267.4333, (reg. and more
events www.mshq.org/community/events)
Free Blood Pressure Screenings
Jun. 6, 13, 20
Heart of Cardiovascular Disease: Risk
Factors, Diagnosis and Treatment
Jun. 7, 6:30 pm
Achieving Optimum Health
Jun. 8, 11 am
CPR for Everyone
Jun. 19, 7 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):
-Nook or Kindle: Do I need an e-reader? • Jun. 13
Claude Monet: The Man and His Art,
MoMA Program($3/ free to those registered for Botanical Gardens trip Jun.

20) RSVP Adult Office.
Partner Abuse Counseling Program
Support, referrals to shelter and legal svcs.
Avon Breast Cancer Walk for the Cure
Fundraiser ($20 in advance) Food, wine,
beer, dessert, music, raffles. Boulevard
Gdns. Assembly Hall, “H” Bldg. basement, 51-40/ 42 30th Ave., Woodside,
718.777.0344 • Jun. 9, 2-6 pm
Blood Drive Queen of Angels Church, 43-
18 Skillman Ave., Sunnyside,
718.937.3244 info, appt.
Jun. 10, 9 am - 3 pm
Swim, Bike & Run for a Cause, Kids
Mini-Triathlon (ages 8-14) Pre-Register.
Prizes for participants. Cross Island
YMCA, 238-10 Hillside Ave., Bellerose;
Jun. 20, 8:30 am (rain or shine)

Senior Centers, Activities

Chapter 2889, Elks Lodge, 82-20 Queens
Blvd., Rego Park, 718.672.9890.
Meetings 1st & 3rd Weds., 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.
Corpus Christi Seniors
Fourth of July at the Cape contact
Christine 718.728.0848; Eileen W.
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
Classic Movie Thursdays
Howard Beach Senior Ctr.
156-45 84th St. (entrance 85th St.),
Howard Beach, 718.738.8100.
Joint Public Affairs Committee for
Older Adults
Kew Gardens Community Center
Daily programs: art, music, dance, exercise, meditation, writing, cooking, comedy, self-defense, ESL, foreign languages,
crafts, health, women’s & men’s support
& health, etc. Call for schedule:
718.268.5960. 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd.,
Suite 202, Kew Gardens.
Help with enrollment, prescriptions &
bill statements Jun. 6, by appointment

Exercise for Arthritis • Mondays 2:15-
3:15 pm (eight weeks)
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,
Annual Meeting: Year End Report,
Senior Feedback, Future Plans RSVP
above phone or e-mail qicany@aol.com
Jun. 13, 9-11 am
Rego Park Senior Center
93-29 Queens Blvd., Rego Park,
718.896.8511. Free membership, classes,
workshops, case assistance. Hot lunches
Ridgewood Older Adult Center &
Services 59-14 70th Ave., Ridgewood,
Selfhelp Austin Street Senior Center,
106-06 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills,
Self-Help Benjamin Rosenthal S.C.
45-25 Kissena Blvd., Flushing,
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.
CityParks Seniors Fitness (free, age
60+) Tennis, yoga, fitness walking.
Astoria Park, Cunningham Park, Flushing
Meadows-Corona Park, Roy Wilkins
Park. Info 718.760.6999 • To Jun. 22

Street Fairs, Fleas, Markets

St. Raphael’s Church Flea Mkts.
Vendors invited, ($30/ 10-ft spots) 35-20
Greenpoint Ave., LIC, 718.729.8957.
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
Jul. 7, 12-6 pm (Elected officials RSVP by
Jul. 2; Vendors and Community-Based
Orgs. reserve space by Jun. 22. Call
Adriana 718.476.8449. Free vendor space
for CBOs, literature only)

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