2012-09-12 / 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 Commemoration
With United Community Civic Assn.
(UCCA), McManus Memorial Park,
81st St. & Grand Central Service
Rd., Astoria Hts.
Sept. 12, 7:30 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 ($5m/ $7nm) Christ
the King H.S., 68-02 Metropolitan
Ave., Paolucci Ctr., 3rd Floor, door
10, Middle Village • Sept. 16, noon
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. 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.
Sept. 18 (Every 3rd Tues., 7:30 pm)
Toast of Queens Toastmasters Club
New Location: Panera Bread
Community Room, Bay Terrace
Shopping Ctr., Bayside • Sept. 13,
7:15-8:45 pm

United Forties Civic Assn. St.
Teresa Parish Ctr., 50 Ave. & 45 St.,
Woodside. Sept. 13, 7 pm (Every
second Thurs. except 12/12)
Community Boards, Edu. & Pct.
110th Precinct Community Cncl.
Mtg.
VFW Post 150, 51-11 108 St.,
Corona.
Sept. 17, 7 pm
112th Precinct Community Cncl.
Mtg. 68-40 Austin St., Forest Hills.
Every 3rd Weds., 7:30 pm
114th Precinct Community Cncl.
Mtg.
Riccardo’s, 21-01 24th Ave. LIC.
Sept. 25, 7 pm
Community Bd. 2 Mtg. Sunnyside
Comm. Svcs., 43-31 39 St., Ground
Fl., Sunnyside, info
www.QueensCB.org, 718.533.8773 •
Every 1st Thurs., 7 pm
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. 5 Mtg. Christ the
King H.S., 3rd Fl., 68-02
Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village •
Sept. 12, 7:30 pm
Community Bd. 6 Mtg. 80-02 Kew
Gardens Rd., Ste. 202, Kew Gardens.
Sept. 12, 7:30 pm
Community Bd. 9 Mtg. For location
call 718.286.2686 • Every 2nd Tues.
Comm. Educ. Council Dist. 24:
Notice of I.S. 61 Rezoning Mtg. I.S.
61, 98-50 50 Ave., Corona • Sept. 12,
7 pm
Comm. Educ. Council Dist. 25
Mtg. 30-48 Linden Pl., Rm. 407,
Flushing, confirm 718.281.3786 •
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.
Mets: Bark in the Park 2 ($40
human/ $10 dog) Benefits North
Shore Animal League Pepsi Porch
area, Citi Field, 123-01 Roosevelt
Ave., Flushing, 718.507.TIXX •
Sept. 22 Dog Parade gate opens
11:40 am; game starts 1:20 pm.
Electronics Etching Event Hosted
by Sen. Addabbo, Officers Transit

Dist. 33, 104 Pct., Sen. Addabbo’s
Ofc., 66-85 73 Pl., Middle Village,
718.738.1111.
Sept. 18, 4-7 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
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

Arts & Entertainment

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. 19, Pirate Storytime, 11 am
Sept. 22, Falling Leaves 11 am; craft,
11:30 am
Sept. 26, Hispanic Heritage, 11 am
Sept. 29, Spot Storytime, 11 am;
Spot Character Appearance, 11:30
am
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.laguardia
performingarts.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.
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:
-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.
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. 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/.

To 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. 15 Fiesta Time (pinatas); Sept.
22, Plaster Casting the Fantastic;
Sept. 20, Shelter with Free Style Arts
Assn.
EAF12: 2012 Emerging Artist
Fellowship Exhibition To Mar. 31,
2013. Broadway Billboard:
Catherine Opie
To Mar. 31, 2013
Annual Benefit Honoring Artist
Tony Feher and Richard Flood
Cocktails, boatrides, tour, music,
buffet dinner.
Sept. 27, 6:30-9:30 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
Nights of Jazz and Soul w/ Mark
Adams and Jonathan Quash Health
& Phys. Ed. Bldg. • Sept. 21, 5 pm
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.
Carol Sudhalter’s Astoria Jazz
Band Gracer Lutheran Church annual picnic, 31-20 21 Ave., Astoria •
Sept. 16, 2 pm
Greenspace 37-24 24 St., LIC.
Sept. 15, Take Root ($15)
Sept. 16, Fertile Ground ($10)

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:
Wish Play • Sept. 16; Donkey • Sept.
23
Zombie Love • Sept. 30; Brilliant
Rose • Oct. 7
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
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. 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/
264071.
To Sept. 15
-Children’s Musicals, altern. Sat. 2
pm ($10 children/ $15 adults/ $40
family, 4 tix $40) Pirate Pete’s
Parrot / Dotty’s Dot
-Kingdom Come ($10) • to Sept. 13,
8 pm
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.
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):
• 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. 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. 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, appointment
required. Info
www.AmericanItalianCancer.org.
-Sept. 26, Maspeth Federal Savings
(parking lot-upper level) 56-18 69
St., Maspeth
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
Scan Van Mobile mammography,
appointments required 800.564.6868
Sept. 22, 9 am: Tvistomi Assn., 68-
29 Springfield Blvd., Flushing
Sept. 30, 9 am: Gujarati Samaj Hall,
173-15 Horace Harding Expwy, Far
Rockaway
Oct. 2, 9 am: Pentacostal City
Mission Church, 1618 Northern
Blvd., Flushing
Universal Blood Donors Needed

Historicals
Bayside Historical Society
Fort Totten Park. For infowww.baysidehistorical.org, or718.352.1548.
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.
Lhevinne Classical Concert series,
feat. pianist Steven Graff ($25/ $20
seniors/ $15m) 127-15 Kew Gardens
Rd., Kew Gardens, tix
www.friendsofmaplegrove.org., info
718.523.1876 • Sept. 22, 8 pm (wine
& cheese reception 7:30 pm)
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 CANCELLED
Others
Oktoberfest ($15/ free under 5)
Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14
Rd., College Point, 718.358.0067.
Sept. 22, 1-6 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 -Summer Reading Program
Children’s Lib. Discovery Ctr.
(Register www.summerreading.org.)
Ridgewood Library 20-12 Madison
St., Ridgewood.
-Sept. 15, noon: Casablanca (and
CarrotBlanca and You Must
Remember This) Free, tix avail. at
library, senior ctrs., civic orgs.
-Sept. 29: Latin Beat, streams live
from Lincoln Ctr.; Fun Day.
Sunnyside Branch Greenpoint Ave.
betw. 43 & 44 Sts., Sunnyside.
-NYC Compost Project in Queens,
Sept. 21, 10 am-4 pm
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.
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.
-Recycrows Scarecrow contest using
recycled materials • Sept. 15, 11 am-
2 pm
-Queens County Fair ($8/ $5 age 12
and under) Sept. 22, 23, 11 am-6 pm
-NYC Compost Project in Queens
Sept. 23, 11 am-4 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
To Sept. 16
Music & Bubbly ($10m/ $12nm)
Sept. 15, 6-8 pm
Others
Flicks in the Garden (sugg. donation $10/ $5m) Vintage animated
films. Sunnyside Gardens Park, 39
Ave. & 49 St., Sunnyside • Sept. 22,
6:30 pm music; film at dusk; bring
towel or chair
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.
Other
City Parks Seniors Fitness Free
tennis, yoga and fitness walking at
Astoria Park, Cunningham Park,
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, and
Roy Wilkins Park,
www.CityParksFoundation.org,
718.760.6999.
Sept. 24 - Nov. 2

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
St. Raphael’s Church Flea Mkts.
Vendors invited, ($30/ 10-ft spots)
35-20 Greenpoint Ave., LIC,
718.729.8957.
Oct. 7; 9 am - 4 pm
Viva La Comida! 82nd Street
Festival
Dunningham Triangle, 82 St. &
Baxter Ave., Jackson Heights. /
Elmhurst, www.82ndStreet.org
Sept. 21, 4-9 pm

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