2012-09-05 / 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
9/11 Memorial Tribute Remsen
Park, Alderton St., Forest Hills. Rain
alternate American Legion Hall, 107-
15 Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills.
Sept. 11, 6:30 pm
9/11 Memorial Commemoration
With United Community Civic Assn.
(UCCA), McManus Memorial Park,
81st St. & Grand Central Service Rd.,
Astoria Hts.
Sept. 12, 7:30 pm
Remember Me Run at St. Michael’s
($25/ 10 and under, free) For the
children of those who died from
working on the 9/11 World Trade
Center rubble. 72-02 Astoria Blvd., E.
Elmhurst, 718.278.3240. Checks
payable to Christopher Santora
Scholarship Fund.
Sept. 8, 2 pm (regist. 10 am)
Remembrance Ceremony 9/11
Memorial Garden, Dry Harbor
Playground, Myrtle Ave. & 80 St.,
Glendale • Sept. 11, 1 pm

Community Meetings

Clubs
American Legion Post 298
30-61 87 St., East Elmhurst.
1st Mon., 8 pm
American Legion & Ladies Aux. Post
118
89-02 91st St., Woodhaven,
718.846.6116
-2nd/3rd Mon., 8 pm
Bella Italia Mia Tribute to Anne
Paolucci ($5m/ $7nm) Christ the
King H.S., 68-02 Metropolitan Ave.,
Paolucci Ctr., 3rd Floor, door 10,
Middle Village.
Bus Tour of LaGuardia Airport
(free) With UCCA. Complimentary
Lunch hosted by Tom Bosco, General
Mgr., LaGuardia Airport. Meet at
McManus Memorial Park, 81st St. &
Ditmars Blvd., Astoria Hts.,
Reservations 917.742.6975.
Sept. 21, 10:30 am
Clinton Democratic Club Mtg. w/
Cgm. Israel & Asm. Meng Vallne &
Vallone LLP, 25-59 Francis Lewis
Blvd., Flushing, 718.428.7285 • Sept.
19, 7 pm
Federation of Italian American
Organizations of Queens Italian
Language Classes for adults ($110
plus workbook; 12 weeks) 29-21
21st Ave., Astoria, 718.204.2444,
www.Italian federation.com. Begins:
Sept. 18, advanced; Sept. 19, intermediate; Sept. 20 beginner.
Flushing Camera Club
Flushing Hospital, Auditorium, 146-
01 45 Ave. (enter Burling St.),

718.749.0643,
www.flushingcameraclub.org • 1st,
3rd & 5th Weds., 7:30 pm
Sept. 5, “What I Did During the
Summer”
Sept. 19, First competition
Queens Best Toastmasters Club
Public Speaking / Effective
Communica-tion. 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., 7:30 pm

Community Boards, Edu. & Pct.
112th Precinct Community Council
Mtg. 68-40 Austin St., Forest Hills.
Every 3rd Weds., 7:30 pm
Community Bd. 1 Capital/Expense
Budget Public Hearing Astoria
World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd.,
Astoria.
Sept. 11, 6:30 pm
Community Bd. 2 Mtg. Sunnyside
Comm. Svcs., 43-31 39 St., Ground
Fl., Sunnyside, info
www.QueensCB.org, 718.533.8773 •
Sept. 6, 7 pm (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
Every 3rd Thurs.
Community Bd. 4 Mtg. VFW Post
150, 51-11 108 St., Corona,
718.760.3141. Every 2nd Tues.
Community Bd. 7 Public Hearing
and Mtg. Union Plaza Care Ctr., 33-
23 Union St., Flushing • Sept. 10, 7
pm
Community Bd. 9 Mtg. For location
call 718.286.2686 • Every 2nd Tues.
Comm. Educ. Council Dist. 25 Mtg.
30-48 Linden Pl., Rm. 407, Flushing,
confirm 718.281.3786.
Sept. 5 (every 1st Weds., 7 pm)
Greater Woodhaven Devel. Corp.
Mtg. St. Thomas the Apostle, 87-49
87 St., First Floor, Woodhaven.
Every 4th Tues., 7:30 pm

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 Center, 71-03 80 St., Glendale,
718.326.6070, www.bobbiandthe
strays.org /Adopt.aspx.
-Muffin’s Pet Connection helps find
homes for pets. 718.833.7988 or
www.muffins.org.
Battle of the Bands Grand Finale
$5000 prize. Resorts World Casino,
110-00 Rockaway Blvd., South Ozone
Park, rwnewyork.com, tickets

888.888.8801.
Sept. 9, 3 pm (doors open 3 pm)
Golf Outing, fundraiser for
Lexington School for the Deaf
see schools section
Knights of Columbus Charity
Softball Game at Edmund T.
Hartstein Family Picnic Day ($10/
$25 family/ under 10 free; incl.
games, BBQ) Benefits NYS Special
Olympics, St. Mary’s Hospital. ICYP
Fields, 35-15 20th Ave., Astoria, Rich
Monahan 917.769.2172.
Sept. 22, 10 am
School Supply Drive by Asm.
Goldfeder Benefits Coalition for the
Homeless: Project Back to School.
From folders to backpacks to scientific calculators. Drop off at
Goldfeder’s district ofcs: 90-16
Rockaway Blvd., Rockaway; 108-14
Cross Bay Blvd., Ozone Park. Info
718.945.9550. To Sept. 14
School Supply Drive by Cncl. Van
Bramer Drop off at Van Bramer’s
dist. ofc., 47-01 Queens Blvd., Ste.
205, Sunnyside; Queens Library locations: Sunnyside branch 43-06
Greenpoint Ave., LIC; Woodside br.
54-22 Skillman Ave., Woodside;
Court Square br. 25-01 Jackson Ave.,
LIC; Long Island City br, 37-44 21
St., LIC; Broadway br., 40-20
Broadway, LIC. • To Sept. 10
Tennis: Doppio Giallo (Double
Mystery) Sunnyside Tennis Club, 48-
21 39 Ave., Sunnyside. Register
www.camr-uco.org • Sept. 9, 10 am
Ukrainian Heritage Day Festival
Holy Cross Ukrainian Catholic
Church, 31 Ave. & 30 St., Astoria,
718.932.4060.
Sept. 16, noon-6 pm

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 76 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): A
Schizophrenia Will... Presented by
William Jiang, MLS. Zucker Hillside
Hospital, Sloman Auditorium, 266 St.
& 76 Ave., Glen Oaks, 718.347.7284.
Sept. 19, 7:30 pm (Caring and
Sharing at 6 pm)
Narcotics Anonymous

www.westernqueensna.org,
718.962.6244
OCA 85-18 61 Rd., Rego Park, www.
obsessivecompulsiveanonymous,
917.443.0355 • Saturdays at 10:30 am
Overeaters Anonymous
www.queensoa.org
42-11 155 St., Flushing Fridays
SMART Recovery
www.smartrecovery.org. 97-29 64
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

Ar ts & Enter tainment

Barnes & Noble
176-60 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows,
718.380.7077
Open Mic Poetry (As of Oct., 2nd
Mon.)
Weekly Storytimes (Weds. and
Sat.):
Sept. 8, Back to School stories, 11
am; craft, 11:30 am.
Sept. 19, 11 am, Pirate Storytime
Discussion / Signing: Democrips and
Rebloodlicans: No More Gangs in
Government by Jesse Ventura
Sept. 10, 7 pm
Poetry Writing Workshop
Sept. 17, 7:30 pm
Flushing Town Hall
Northern Blvd. & Linden Place,
718.463.7700,
www.flushingtownhall.org.
St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble
Sept. 14, 7:30 pm
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.laguardiap
erformingarts.org.
Louis Armstrong House (40 min.
tours $10/$7 seniors, students, children/ $0m, children under 4) 34-56
107 St., Corona, group rates:
718.478.8274.
www.LouisArmstrongHouse.org.
MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave., LIC,
718.784.2084.
Summer School: Paxton, POrridge, Abramovic and students
Sept. 9, 1-6 pm
Museum of the Moving Image
35 Ave. & 36 St., Astoria,
718.784.0077, 718.777.6888.
Film After Film Screening series
based on J. Holberman’s book ($9-
$12 w museum adm.) Sept. 15-30
Ongoing:
-See It Big! (series. $6-$12 includes

museum adm.) To Sept. 9
-Fist and Sword (series)
-Korean Cinema Showcase (series)
-City Glow
-Behind the Screen
Noguchi Museum ($10/ $5 seniors,
student ID/ $0 under 12, NYC public H.S. ID) 9-01 33 Rd., LIC,
718.204.7088, www.noguchi.org.
Timeless Treasures (works from the
40s and 50s) ($5-$10) • To Sep. 9
Music in the Garden (free w/ museum admission) 2nd Sun., 3 pm
-Gyan Riley, Sept. 9 (classical, electric guitar)
Open Studio ($5) • 1st Sun.
Isamu Noguchi Catalogue Raisonne
Online: www.catalogue.noguchi.org.
Queens College
65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing,
718.997.5000.
Auditions for QC Choral Society
Info, www.qcchoralsociety.org to
schedule audition 718.997.3818 or email jmsjhn@aol.com • Sept. 5, 12;
6-7:15 pm
Godwin-Ternbach Museum Re-
Opens:
-H.A. Siggs Retrospective Godwin-
Ternbach Museum, 405 Klapper Hall,
718.997.4747,
qcpages. qc. cuny.edu/ godwin- ternbach/. Sept. 10 - Oct. 26; Opening reception
Sept. 13, 6-8 pm, call for invite,
718.997.4747.
-South Asia on Film • Sept. 12 -
April 25, 2013, opens with Sholay
(Flames) (Weds. 4:30 pm)
Queens Museum of Art
Flushing Meadows Park,
718.592.9700,
www.queensmuseum.org.
World’s Fair Panorama of NYC
Ongoing
Queens Theatre
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
www.queenstheatre.org,
718.760.0064.
Queensborough Community
College
Performing Arts Ctr., 222-05 56
Avenue Bayside. Info, tix
718.631.6311, www.visitqpac.org.
Socrates Sculpture Park
32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC,
718.956.9819, wwwsocratessculpturepark.org.
Saturday Sculpture Workshops
(programs/workshops-kids.php) To
Sept. 29, 12 pm-3 pm (rain/shine) •
Sept. 8, And the Winner Is (tee-ball,
crafting trophies etc.); Sept. 15 Fiesta
Time (pinatas); Sept. 22, Plaster
Casting the Fantastic; Sept. 20,
Shelter with Free Style Arts Assn.
EAF12: 2012 Emerging Artist
Fellowship Exhibition Sept. 9 - Mar.
31, 2013. Opening Sept. 9, 2-6 pm
Broadway Billboard: Catherine
Opie

Sept. 9 - Mar. 31, 2013. Opening
Sept. 9, 2-6 pm
Exercise Classes (yoga, capoeira,
Pilates, tai chi) Sat., Sun. to Sep. 30
Kayaking, SSP Beach at Hallets
Cove
718.228.9214, www.licboathouse.org.
Sat. & Sun., to Oct. 7, 1-5 pm
“Folly” Residency and Exhibition
for Emerging Architects and
Designers
To Oct. 21
GrowNYC Greenmarket
Sat., to Nov. 17, 8 am-4 pm
York College Music
Concerts almost daily, Info: Music @
York College. 94-20 Guy R. Brewer
Blvd., Jamaica, 718-262-2000.
Others
Calpulli Music, Mexican accordion
class ($10 adults/ donation age 10-18)
Astoria School of Fine Arts, 38-01 23
Ave., 2nd Fl., Astoria, 718.507.2617.
Ladder Series: Staged Reading
Series for new plays ($7) Presented
by the Platform Group. The Creek
and the Cave, 10-93 Jackson Ave.,
LIC, tix www.theplatformgroup.org:
Jessie & Sam (or Sam & Jessie)
Sept. 9
Wish Play • Sept. 16
Laughing Devil Comedy Club Live
comedy acts, open mic, Weds.- Sun.
47-38 Vernon Blvd., LIC,
347.91.DEVIL,
www.LaughingDevil.com • Devil
Science Theater 3K ($5) Thurs.,
10:30 pm, www.DST3K.com; She-
Devils ($20), Sun., 8 pm.
Laughing Devil Development Stage
Open mic, writing workshops, sketches, improv. Bread Box Cafe, 47-11 11
St. LIC
Thurs. 6 & 8 pm
LIC Block Party Art, entertainment,
activities. Purves St. at Jackson Ave.
& 43 Ave. • Sept. 8, 12-5 pm
Oratorio Society of Queens
Auditions For holiday concert (Dec.
16; rehearsals every Mon., 7:45-10
pm). Reservation required,
718.279.3006,
www.queensoratorio.org • Sept. 10 &
17, 7 pm
Secret Theatre Musicals, 44-02 23
St., LIC, tix www.secrettheatre.com.
-Chekhov: The Seagull ($15 adv.)
Wandering Bark Theatre Co,
www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2
64071.
Sept. 5-15
Free hours or suggested donation
museums:
Flushing Town Hall (gallery)
Jamaica Center for Arts and
Learning: (Gallery free at all times)
King Manor Museum
MoMA PS1
Museum of the Moving Image:
(free Fridays 4-8 pm)
Noguchi Museum:

(First Fridays, pay what you wish)
Queens County Farm Museum
Queens Museum of Art
Sculpture Center

Dinners, Dances, Fundraisers

Astor Room’s Oyster and Beer
Happy Hour ($15 unlim’d oysters
w/ Stella Artois beer) Kaufman
Astoria Studios, 34-12 36 St.,
Astoria, 718.255.1947.
Every Weds., 5-7 pm

Health
Central Queens YM & YWHA 67-
09 108 Street, Forest Hills, 718-268-
5011, www.cqy.org.
Pilates classes by student of Joseph
Pilates Register now for classes
beginning Sept. 10, Beginner and
Intermediate / Advanced.
Play Gym Open House Sept. 12, 10-
10:45 am (7-18 mos.); 11-11:45 am
(19- 36 mos.) Pre-register
Mount Sinai Queens
Health events at various locations,
registration required, 718.267.4333,
(reg. and more events
www.mshq.org/events):
• Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery,
Sept. 11, 12 pm, Astoria • Advocating
for Your Aging Parent, Sept. 13, 6
pm, Astoria
• CPR for Everyone, Sept. 25, 6:30
pm, Astoria • Cancer Treatment: How
Chemo and Radiation Work, Sept. 27,
11 am, Astoria • Back to School in
Good Health, Sept. 28, 9 am, LIC •
Free Blood Pressure Screenings:
Weds. mornings, Astoria and Jackson
Hts., Sept. 5, 12, 19.
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 refreshments incl.)
Reservations, info Ilene Yair
718.225.6750 x236. 2nd, 4th Weds., 7
- 9 pm
-Hester Street - Fitting In Sept. 12
Partner Abuse Counseling Program
Support, referrals to shelter and legal
svcs. Ongoing
Others
Back to School & Children’s Health
Fair By Sen. Peralta, NQHCA,
HealthPlus. Gorman Playground, 85
St & 30 Ave., E. Elmhurst. Free supplies, giveaways, entertainment. Rain
or shine.
Sept. 8, 15, 10 am-3 pm
Making Strides Against Breast
Cancer Flushing Meadow-Corona
Park, 111 St. betw. 54 & 55 Ave.
718.261.1092, e-mail
Queens.Strides@Cancer.org • Oct. 21

No-cost Breast Cancer Screenings
Call 877-628-9090 for appt. Info
www.AmericanItalianCancer.org.
-Sept. 7, Merrick Park Baptist
Church, 120-02 Marsden St., Jamaica
Queens Walk to End Alzheimer’s
Memory Wall avail.; dogs welcome.
Flushing Meadows Park, 56 Ave. &
111 St., Flushing, 646.744.2919,
email walk@alznyc.org • Sept. 30, 9-
11:30 am.
RETT Syndrome Strollathon
Flushing Meadows Park, Unisphere,
718.261.4323, rettsyndrome.org •
Sept. 22, 9 am-1 pm
Swimming Team Tryouts, Flushing
YMCA Flyers boys and girls ages 5-
18. 138-46 Northern Blvd.,
718.961.6880. Sept. 9, 9 am; Sept.
10, 5 pm; Sept. 11, 5 pm.
Universal Blood Donors Needed (ONegative) To donate or organize a
drive, call NYCB 800.933.2566,
www.nybloodcenter.org.

Historicals
Bayside Historical Society
Fort Totten Park. For info visit
www.baysidehistorical.org, or call
718.352.1548.
Kids’ Walk-In Craft Workshop: A
Step Back in Time ($5, ages 6-12)
Sept. 16, 12 - 2 pm
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.
(see Arts section for events)
Greater Astoria Historical Soc.
35-20 Broadway, 4th Fl., Astoria,
718.278.0700, www.astorialic.org.
Pride of the Yankees
Sept. 15, 1 pm
Greater Ridgewood Historical
143-135 37 Ave.,
Flushing,718.465.1776. Open to the
public Sat.
King Manor Museum
King Park, Jamaica Ave. at 153 St.,
Jamaica, 718.206.0545,
www.kingmanor.org. Tours &
school/group programs, Thurs.- Sun.
Hands-On History: Constitution
Celebration • Sept. 15, 12-3 pm
Maple Grove Cemetery
83-15 Kew Gardens Road; The Center
at Maple Grove, 127-15 Kew Gardens
Rd., Kew Gardens, 718.523.1876,
www.friendsofmaplegrove.org.
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/$0m)
Exhibit: Growing Up Queens: A
Study of Childhood in Our Unique
Borough
Woodhaven Cultural & Historical
Soc.
93-34 91st Ave., Woodhaven,
718.846.1907.
Self Defense at Emanuel United
Church of Christ, 91 Ave. &
Woodhaven Blvd.
Sept. 26, 1 pm

Library Highlights

Queens Library
Call 718.990.0700, or visit
www.queenslibrary.org for program
information.
Central Library:
89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica.
-Discovery Day Street Fair
Sept. 8, 11 am-4 pm, rain or shine
-9/11 Memorial Tribute Sept. 11,
4:30pm
-Children’s Library Discovery
Center
Adjacent to Central Library • ongoing
-Summer Reading Program
Children’s Lib. Discovery Ctr.
(Register www.summerreading.org.)
Free Online Training through
Metrix-Learning Solution (adults,
teens) Free training and certification
exams in software. Required registration sessions at various branches:
-Sept. 7, 1 pm, Central Libr.
(Jamaica), RSVP
Woodhaven Book Discussion Group
Woodhaven Br., 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 (ages
18 mos. thru high school) weekdays,
weekend, after school, birthday parties, internships. Ongoing.
Family & Adult Programs
Hiking Club, Astronomy, Knitting
Free CPR Course (adults)
Sept. 17, 9:30 am
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
Grand Central Pkwy., Whitestone
Exwy. bet. 111 St. and College Point
Blvd., Park Drive E / #7 train to
Mets-Willets Pt. Station.
Forest Park Union Tpke. & Park
Lane
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. (free adm.
after 4 pm Sun.)
Music in the Garden Series:
Locating the Sacred Performance
(free w/adm.) Asian and African
music, on Cherry Circle
Sept. 15, 2 pm
HSBC Children’s Garden Fall
Sessions ($12m/ $15nm; all four sessions $45m/ $55nm) 2-4 pm; Sept. 16
(scarecrows), Sept. 29 (cooking),
Sept. Oct. 7 (bird house), Oct. 27
(leaf cottage).
Farmer’s Market Friday
Every Friday through November 16
from 8:30am to 4pm
The Artist Within: the Urge to
Create (free w/ adm) Collection of
the Jamaica Estates Assn. • To Sept.
30
Queens County Farm Museum
73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park,
718.347.3276, www.queensfarm.org.
Antique Motorcycle Show ($5)
Sept. 9, 11 am-4 pm (to enter your
bike in the show, register 10-11 am)
Amazing Maize Maze ($9/ $5 ages
4-11/free 3 and under)
Sept. 15 - Oct. 28, 11 am-4:30 pm
(Sat. & Sun.) & Mon. Oct. 8, 11 am-
4:30 pm
-Maze by Moonlight Sat. Oct. 6 & 13
until 9 pm.

Queens Zoo
Interactive Discovery Center
53-51 111 St., Flushing Meadows-
Corona Park; 718.271.1500 or go to
www.queenszoo.com.
Fall/Winter Education Programs
ages 2 - adult, one-day classes start at
$35m/$40nm; series on wetlands,
birds, zoo camp $125m/$150nm.
Sept. 12 - Feb. 20
Voelker Orth Museum, Bird
Sanctuary and Victorian Garden
149-19 38 Ave., Flushing,
718.359.6227, www.vomuseum.org.
AQueen’s View of Fashion Week:
Elegance in Style
Sept. 8-16, reception Sept. 8, 2-4 pm
Music & Bubbly ($10m/ $12nm)
Sept. 15, 6-8 pm
Others
Movies Under the Bridge Little Bay
Park, Bayside • Tues. eve.
Summer Sundays at the Park
(Travers Park Play Street, free, 5
pm) 78 St., betw. 34 Ave. & Northern
Blvd., Jackson Hts., Sun., 5 pm.
Western Queens Compost Initiative
Drop off: Greenmarket, 34 Ave. & 77
St., Jackson Hts. • Sun. 9 am-12 pm

School Events, Reunions

Back to School & Children’s Health
Fair (info in Health section)
Christ the King H.S. Alumni &
Friends Golf Classic Cherry Valley
Club, 28 Rockaway Ave. at 3rd St.,
Garden City. Prize donations and
sponsorships welcome.

Info/reservations 718.366.7400 x272,
e-mail alumni@ctkrhs.org.
Oct. 1, 8:45 am (deadline for reservations, w/payment only, Sept. 24;
deadline for sponsorships Sept. 19)
Lexington School for the Deaf Golf
Outing ($225 per golfer/ $50 lunch
only) Also Honoree Lunch Reception,
raffles, gift bags, contests. 100% proceeds to to vocational, clinical and
after-school programs. To golf or
sponsor contact 718.350.3027 or
thanudel@lexnyc.org. Clearview Golf
Course, 202-12 Willets Point Blvd.,
Flushing • Oct. 8, 7 am-4 pm

Senior Centers, Activities

AARP
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 84 Ave., Kew
Gardens, 718.441.0300.
Bayside S.C. 221-15 Horace Harding
Expwy., Bayside.
Benjamin Rosenthal Prince Street
Senior Center Selfhelp Community
Services, 45-25 Kissena Blvd.,
Flushing, 718.886.5777.
Central Queens YM/YWHA S.C.
67-09 108 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
Howard Beach Senior Ctr.
156-45 84 St. (entrance 85 St.),
Howard Beach, 718.738.8100.
Joint Public Affairs Committee for
Older Adults
212.402.1127.
Kew Gardens Community Center
80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202,
Kew Gardens, 718.268.5960. Open
M-F, 10am-4pm. Stay Well exercise
Tues. 10 am; Tai Chi Fri. 10-11 am;
Yoga Fri. 11 am; Belly Dancing
Weds. noon; Games Mon., Tues.,
Weds., Fri., 1-4 pm; Computer Lab
M-F 10 am-4 pm (assistance avail.)
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.
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 70 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 39 St., Sunnyside,
718.784.6173.

Street Fairs, Fleas, Markets

Astoria Greenmarket 14 St., betw.
31 Ave. & 31 Rd.,
www.grownyc.org/follow. To Nov.
14, 8 am-3 pm (food stamps, benefit
cards, etc. accepted)
Douglaston Greenmarket LIRR
Station, 235 St. & 41 Ave. (food
stamps, benefit cards, etc. accepted)
To Nov. 18 (Sun. 8 am-3 pm)
Farmer’s Markets By HHC
Hospitals
-Elmhurst Hosp. Ctr., 41 Ave., betw.
80 & 81 Sts. • To Nov. 20, Tues, 8
am-5 pm
-Queens Hospital Ctr., 164 St. & 82
Rd., Sidewalk Pavilion under East
Bridge.
To mid Nov., Thurs. 8 am-4 pm
Kew Gardens Kids For Kids Flea
Mkt.
Plus raffle and entertainment. Kew
Gardens Cinema Park, Austin St. off
Lefferts Blvd., Kew Gdns.
Sept. 9 (rain: Sept. 15) 10 am-2 pm
St. Raphael’s Church Flea Mkts.
Vendors invited, ($30/ 10-ft spots)
35-20 Greenpoint Ave., LIC,
718.729.8957.
Sept. 9, Oct. 7; 9 am - 4 pm

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