2015-11-18 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Annette Hanze Alberts

Dates & times are subject to change. To list your event, send info to qgazette@aol.com, or 42-16 34th Ave, Astoria 11101, TWO weeks prior to the event.

CLUBS / ASSOCIATIONS:
Bella Italia Mia ($5m/ $7nm) Christ the King
HS, 68-02 Metropolitan Ave, 3rd Floor, Door 10,
Middle Village - (doors open noon, social time:
Music, dancing, refreshments)
-Ciao, Napoli - Nov 22
United Forties Civic Assn. Mtg. St Teresa’s
Parish Ctr., 50-22 44 St, Woodside - Nov 19, 7
pm
VFW, John V. Daniels Jr. Post 2813 monthly
meeting 47-53 43 St, Sunnyside, 718.335.0700 -
Nov 21, 2 pm
COMMUNITY BOARDS / EDUC /
PRECINCT MTGS:
108th Precinct Comm Council Mtg Sunnyside
Community Services, 43-31 39th St, Ground Fl,
Sunnyside.
Nov 18, 7 pm
112th Precinct Community Cncl. Mtg. 68-40
Austin St, Forest Hills. (Pls Bring Gently Used
Luggage, Backpacks for Foster Children) - Nov
18, 7:30 pm
114th Precinct Comm Council
-Monthly Meeting Riccardo’s by the Bridge, 21-
01 24th Ave, LIC.
Nov 24, 7 pm
-2015 Christmas Party (Donations sought
NOW) For underprivileged children of the community. Astoria World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd
(Dec 5, 9 am-12 pm)
Comm. Educ. Council 24 Mtg. Info.
718.418.8160, PS 305, 378 Seneca Ave,
Ridgewood - Nov 24, 6 pm Business; 7 pm
Calendar Mtg.
COMMUNITY GENERAL EVENTS:
Sen. Addabbo:
-Mobile Office Hours: Ozone Park Library, 92-
24 Rockaway Blvd. Info 718.738.1111 - Nov 19,
5:30-7 pm
Affordable Senior Housing Queens Boro. Hall,
120-55 Queens Blvd, Rm 213. RSVP QICA
718.268.5954, email qicany@aol.com - Nov 19,
9-11 am
Chhaya CDC 37-43 77 St, 2nd Fl., Jackson Hts.
-Free Citizenship Application Assistance
Eligibility; complete applic; fee waiver help; free
attorney review, consult. English, Bangla, Hindi,
Nepali, Urdu, Tibetan. (bring Green Card, SS,
Passport; address, job history 5 yrs; certif of
dispo’s for all arrests, marriage/divorce dates,
kids’ residency card #, more) Appt:
718.478.3848. 3rd Sundays, 2:30-6 pm
-Free Legal Clinics by Legal Aid Soc. & Chhaya
CDC, Spons by Sen. Peralta, CM Dromm. Every
2nd Weds, 4:30-6:30 pm: Call for appt
718.478.3848.
Corona Town Hall for Small Businesses Help
to start, operate or grow. Government agency
reps help navigate regulations, avoid violations;
access capital; Minority & Women-Owned
Business certification for government contracts;
free access to legal assistance. Transfiguration
Church, 38-05 98 St. RSVP 212.436.0178 - Nov
19, 9 am
IDNYC Enrollment Age 14+, regardless of
immigration status. Queens Community House,
108-25 62 Dr, Forest Hills. Info 718.592.5757

x249. Appointments preferred. Info:
www.nyc.gov.idnyc, or call 311.
Thru Dec 3
NYS Citizen Preparedness Corps Training
Program En Espanol. Pre-registration required
www.prepare.ny.gov. Queens Spanish Seventh
Day Adventist Church, 40-34 102 St, Corona.
Nov 19, 6 pm
UFT Queens Parent Educ. Conference
Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel, 135-20 39 Ave,
Flushing. Pre-register, required
www.uft.org/events/queens-parent-confence -
Nov 21, 8:30 am-3 pm
ARTS/ ENTERTAINMENT/ SPORTS:
Flushing Town Hall Northern Blvd & Linden Pl,
www.flushingtownhall.org, 718.463.7700.
-Community Art Project (CAP) (free)
50 international artists incl. painting, sculpture,
prints, ceramics, jewelry, photography & lighting
design, contemporary art avail. for purchase -
Nov 6-22
-Diwali Festival ($20/15/10)
Nov 21, 1-4 pm
-The Moth StorySLAM ($10)
Nov 30, 7 pm
MoMA PS 1 Free Admission For All New York
City Residents For One Year, thru October 11,
2016
-Greater New York Showcase of emerging
artists in NY metropolitan area. - Thru March 7,
2016
Museum of the Moving Image 36-01 35th Ave,
Astoria/LIC, 718.777.6888, more events:
www.movingimage.us.
-Walkers: Hollywood Afterlives in Art and
Artifact - Thru Apr 10, 2016
-How Cats Took Over the Internet The history
of cats on the internet. Thru Jan 31, 2016.
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.
-Museum of Stones exhibition, 30 artists;
Chinese paintings, objects on loan from MMA -
thru Jan 10, 2016
Queens College 65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing,
718.997.5000. Tix Kupferbergcenter.org or
718.793.8080
-Business Forum w/ PANYNJ Exec. Dir. Foye,
“Queens as Gateway to the World” Student
Union, 4th Fl Ballroom. - Nov 20, 8-10 am
-Five Continents, One Borough Art Treasures
from the Homelands of Queens. Citi DeFord
Gallery, Lobby One Court Square, LIC-To Jan
12, 2016
Queens Museum Flushing Meadows Park,
718.592.9700, www.queensmuseum.org.
-Senior Film Series: We Must Become The
Change We Seek Mahatma Gandhi statement
informs 9-week series which includes comedic &
dramatic movies.
To Nov 25, Wednesdays, 2 pm
-Free Sundays Drop-In Family Workshops
w/kids age 5-12, accommodates special needs,
1:30-4:30 pm
-Free Guided Tours 2 pm (Engl.); 3 pm (Span.);
4 pm Panorama. Meet at info desk, park side.
Queens Theatre Flushing Meadows Corona
Park, www.queenstheatre.org, 718.760.0064.
-To Kill A Mockingbird Queens Theatre
Production based on the novel by Harper Lee
($25-42; $100 Cocktail & Dinner Reception at 6
pm & 1 ticket to 8 pm performance) - Nov 13-22
-The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe
($12-14) - Nov 27, 1 pm & 3 pm
Queensborough Community College
Performing Arts Ctr. (QPAC), 222-05 56

Avenue Bayside. Info, tix 718.631.6311,
www.visitqpac.org.
-Gilbert and Sullivan’s HMS Pinafore ($29-42)
- Nov 22, 3 pm
Socrates Sculpture Park
32-01 Vernon Blvd. (& Broadway) LIC, 718.956.
9819, wwwsocratessculpturepark.org.
-Exhibition: EAF15, Emerging Artists
Fellowship Exhibition -To March 13, ‘16
-SATURDAYS:
-Grow NYC Greenmarket (free)
8 am-4 pm (Thru Nov 21)
-BIG! Compost Collection - 10 am-1 pm (Thru
Nov 21)
York College 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd,
Jamaica, 718-262-2000
-York College Big Band Teaser at Faculty
Dining Rm (Academic Core 2D01) - Nov 18, 7
pm
Arts Other:
Afrocolombia Mestizo Dance Company
($37/$40) Thalia Spanish Theatre, 41-17
Greenpoint Ave, Sunnyside. Music & dance - To
Dec 13
Altered Appearances exhibit Fisher Landau
Center for Art, 38-27 30th, LIC - Thru Jan 4,
2016
Annette Lemieux: Things to Walk Away With
Intallation of 30 yrs of work. Fisher Landau
Center for Art, 38-27 30 St, LIC.
Thru Jan 4, 2016
Carol Sudhalter’s Women’s Music Steinway
Reformed Church, 41-01 Ditmars Ave, Astoria.
Jazz musician plays music by New York Women
Composers. To donate:
www.gofundme.cm/wb3hrzfc
Nov 22, 6 pm
Carol Sudhalter Trio Garage, 7th Ave S @
Grove St. - Nov 27, 6:30-10:30 pm
-W/ Steve Blane. 68 W 3rd St. - Nov 27, 6:30-
10:30 pm
Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra Concert
($5/3) Forest Hills Jewish Cntr, 106-06 Queens
Blvd. Featuring Schubert, Prokoffiev, Glinka,
Faure. ww.fhso.org.
Nov 22, 2 pm
Q.E.D. Arts & Crafts, Stand-Up Comedy, Food
Tastings, DIY Projects, Improv, Gardening,
Game Nights, Walking Tours, Poetry,
Storytelling, More. New patio & backyard. 27-16
23 Ave, Astoria, www.QEDAstoria.com,
347.451.3873
-Black Friday: Black Magic Lab Variety Show
($6 Comedy and Surprise Black Friday deals.) -
Nov 27, 7:30 pm

HEALTH & SAFETY:
EmblemHealth Neighborood Care FREE
classes, Open to Public.
206-20 Linden Blvd, Cambria Hts Programs:
REGISTR’N REQUIRED FOR ALL EVENTS
866-539-0999. Full schedule: www.ehnc.com.
-Medicare 101: Get Anwers to Your Medicare
Questions - Nov 18, 2-3 pm
-Cornell Univ. Total Nutrition Workshop Series -
Nov 19, 4-6 pm
-Caregivers Empowerment Group
Nov 19, 2-3:30 pm
-Family Health & Wellness Series: How to limit
weight gain during the Holidays. Nov 21, 10:30-
11:30 am
NAMI: Families in Recovery: Learning to
Live with Mental Illness in the Family (free)
Zucker Hillside Hospital, Sloman Auditorium,

266th St & 76th Ave, Glen Oaks.
www.namiqn.org. 718.347.7284 - Nov 18, 7:30
pm (Caring and Sharing @ 6 pm)
No-Cost Digital Mammograms and Clinical
Breast Exams American-Italian Cancer
Foundation. Women age 40+, annually. Info and
APPOINTMENT near you (REQUIRED)
877.628.9090, 9 am-4:30 pm (unless otherwise
noted).
HISTORICAL:
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.
-Friends of Maple Grove Cemetery Holiday
Celebration (free adm & parking) The Center at
Maple Grove, 127-15 Kew Gardens Rd, Kew
Gardens. Delicious treats & glorious Victorian
and contemporary music. Dramatic presentation
of Jacob’s Gift (Jacob Riis) w/ Victorian
Christmas Carolers. Handicapped accessible.
Limited seating. Make reservations:
347.878.6614.
Dec 4, 7 pm
Queens Historical Society Kingsland
Homestead, 143-35 37 Ave, Flushing.
718.939.0647 x17.
www.queenshistoricalsociety.org.
-Intro Classes to Young Scientists Academy
(free) Info & tickets: www.qhssylvanlearning. eventbrite.com. Nov 19
QUEENS LIBRARY SYSTEM:
Many more events daily: visit www.queenslibrary.org, click on programs; call Central Library
718.990.0700 or individual branches.
Queens Library Presents Jelani Cobb ($10)
Manducatis Rustica, 46-35 Vernon Blvd, LIC.
Conversation on the history of migration & civil
rights in Queens, and rise and fall of Jamaica
High School. Register:
jelanicobb.eventbrite.com/?aff=Gazette
Nov 24, 6 pm
Register for the STACKS Afterschool
Program Ages 6-14; for info:
amanda.aponte@queenslibrary.org
Astoria Branch
-Intro to Computers, Resumes, Internet, Email -
Register online/or call 718-990-5102
Broadway Branch
-Toddler Time; Elder Law; Tenants Rights;
Citizenship; Writers’ Workshop
Central Branch
Central Branch, 89-11 Merrick Blvd, Jamaica.
-A Saturday Afternoon w/ Lauren Elder, Cabaret
and Broadway Singer (free) Reg: www.laurenelder. eventbrite.com/?aff=Gazette - Nov 21, 3
pm
Flushing Branch 41-17 Main St
-The Greek Crisis & Philanthropy Response
(free) Reg:
greekcrisis.eventbrite.com/?aff=Gazette Nov 19,
5:30 pm
Long Island City Branch 37-44 21 St, LIC
718.752.3700.
-Teen/Tween Makers; ShapeUP NYC; STEM
Toddler Time; Homework Help; Job Search
Strategies; Online Job Applics; Cover Letters;
High School Equivalency Exam Screenings.
Steinway Branch
-Family Movie Time: First Thursdays, 5:30-6:45
pm. December: "Lemony Snicket's A Series of
Unfortunate Events"

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