2017-09-20 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Dates & times are subject to change. SEND INFO TWO WEEKS PRIOR to the event (this is a WEEKLY paper) to qgazette@aol.com, or 42-16 34th Ave, Astoria 11101.

ARTS/ ENTERTAINMENT/ SPORTS:

Flushing Town Hall 137-35 Northern
Blvd. visit flushingtownhall.org for a
full list of events.
-Jose Conde Eclectric & Ola Fresca
($16/$10 for members and students)
Sept 22, 7 pm
-Florence Price: Classical Music
Revolutionary Sept 23, 3 pm
-The Moth StorySLAM: Lifelines!
($10, order online at themoth.org) Sept
25, 7 pm
LIC Arts Open 44-02 23 St, #321, LIC.
More info at licartsopen.org
-LIC Arts Open Gallery at the Factory
30-30 47 Ave, through Oct 4
MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, LIC
-After-Hours Viewings of James
Turrell’s Meeting! ($20), every Mon
beginning May 8
-Warm Up 2017. Landmark 20th season
begins July 1. Tix on sale now for all
events, including ltd $98 pkg/10 dates.
Call 718.784.2084 x 0 for advance tix.
LIC residence w/ proof of residency in
ZIPs 11101-11109 receive 1 free ticket.
Tix $18 adv., $22 day-of; MoMA
Members $16; MoMA PS1+ Members
$13. Info & purchase at
mo.ma/1998package
Louis Armstrong House Museum
-New York Hot Jazz Festival The
McKittrick Hotel, 542 W 27 St, Sept 24,
2 pm-2 am
Mets, BP Kats Hurricane Relief
Drive. Benefits efforts in Houston &
Florida. Needed: canned, ready to eat
w/pull-tops, or pouches—tuna, fruits,
vegs, soups, stews, chicken, chili;
peanut butter, granola/breakfast bars,
water, wipes, toiletries, toilet paper,
diapers, cleaning supplies, mops,
brooms, bug spray (only new). NO
clothing, or items not listed. At Citi
Field, In front of Jackie Robinson
Rotunda. Sept 19-21, 10am-7 pm
Queens College
-Sweet Honey in the Rock ($35) ,
Colden Auditorium. Tickets avail now
online presale code: HONEY18. Jan 14
Queens Museum Flushing Meadows
Park, 718.592.9700, www.queensmuseum.org
-Stepping into Our Courage:
Community Partnership Gallery
Exhibition through Oct 14, 3-5 pm
-Fall Exhibitions through Feb 18, 2018,
2-5 pm
-Queens Hip Hop Festival Opening
Party Sept 22, 7-9 pm
-Queens International 2018 Open Call
due Sept 25
-Anna K.E.: Profound Approach and
Easy Outcome Apr 9-Feb 18, 2018

-Free Drop-In Family Workshops
Saturdays, 1-4 pm
-Free Guided Tours 2 PM (English), 3
pm (Spanish, 4 pm Panorama of the
City of New York Tour (English)
-Never Built New York: Dare To Dream
Back the project on Kickstarter & get
special ltd. edition rewards incl. 3D
printed models used on the Panorama, a
blueprint form the 1939 World’s Fair,
signed copies of the Never Built New
York book & more. Sept 17-Feb 18
2018
-A Passion for Tiffany Lamps Thru
April, 2018
-Adopt-A-Building on the Famed
Panorama ($50-$1000) Info
718.592.9700 x 141, or dw@queensmuseum.org. Ongoing
Queens Theatre 14 United Nations
Ave
“Jimmy and Carolyn” ($18/$15 for
members) thru Oct 1, 8 pm
Socrates Sculpture Park 32-01 Vernon
Blvd, LIC. Info 718-956-1819,
socratessculpturepark.org
-Sculpture Workshop: End of Summer
Jam, Sept 23, 12-3 pm
-Annual Benefit Gala. Honors Nari
Ward and Michelle Coffey. At Mark di
Suvero’s waterfront studio in LIC. Party
on pier or a boat excursion. Tickets,
sponsorships avail. online. Sept 27
-Socrates Farmers Market Summer
Saturdays, 8 am-4 pm
-Free Yoga In The Park Every Sat &
Sun

ARTS OTHER:

Carol Sudhalter Jazz at Bitter End
with Rabbi Steve Blane: Jazz Rosh
Hashanah Service 147 Bleecker St, Sept
21 & Sept 30, 10:30 am-12:30 pm
Flux Factory 39-31 29 St, LIC
-Dreams Really Do Come True:
Exhibition by Miss Expanding Universe
Sept 22, 23, 24 (Party w/fog and animal
masks Sept 22, 7-8 pm. performance by
avant garde dance troupe, Health
Mounds.) RSVP on Facebook
LIC Arts Open Gallery
-LIC Arts Open Gallery at the Factory
30-30 47 Ave, through Oct 4
“On the Town” Screening Hosted by
Greater Astoria Historical Society 3520
Broadway, 4th floor, Sept 23, 1 pm
Queens Council on the Arts
-Artist Commissioning Program Art
Producer Application due Sept 21, 5 pm
-Artist Commissioning Program Artist
Application due Sept 21, 5 pm
-“Creative Conversations” monthly dinner meeting for artists. New York
Tibetan Service Center, 83-02
Broadway, Sept 29, 6-8 pm
-Developing Screenplays with Tracy
Sayre ($10 admission) 37-11 35 Ave,
Sept 20, 6:30-8:30 pm
QED Astoria 27-16 23 Ave, Astoria.
Tix & info at qedastoria.com
-This week: Myq Kaplan & Friends,

Stand Ups Improvise TED Talks, How
To Spy On Your Neighbor Book
Reading, Jerry & Barry
The Secret Theatre, 44-02 23 St,
-Love is Dead! Presented by Locker in
the Attic Productions and The Secret
Theatre thru Sept 23
-“Pirate Pete’s Parrot” and “Princess
Particular” ($10 Children/$15 Adults)
alternating weekends, sched online,
2:30 pm

COMMUNITY MTGS, EVENTS:

108th Community Council Meeting
Sunnyside Community Service ground
floor, 43-13 39 St, Sept 26, 7 pm
109th Police Precinct Hosts Family
Fun Day Francis Lewis Park, 3 Ave and
147 St, Sept 23, 12-4 pm
114th Community Council monthly
meeting. Riccardo’s 21-01 24 Ave,
Astoria. Sept 26, 7 pm
Astoria Homeowners, Tenants &
Business Civic Association Meeting
with DOT Queens Borough
Commissioner Dolgoff. St. Francis of
Assisi Academy Gymnasium
Monsignor Maresca Center, 21-17 45
St, Astoria, Sept 20, 7:30 pm
BP Katz All events at Queens Borough
Hall (120-55 Queens Blvd) unless otherwise listed, for more info call
718.286.3000
Central Queens YM & YWHA, 67-09
108 St, Sept 25, 1:30 pm
-Fall Author Series: One Woman’s
Journey From Pakistani Muslim to
American Muslim
Community Board 2 Candy Drive 43-
22 50 St, Suite 2B, drop-off now
through Oct 24
Community Board 7 Public Hearing
and Regular Meeting Union Plaza Care
Center, 33-23 Union St, Sept 25, 7 pm
Community Board District Education
Council 26 Meeting MS 74, 61-15
Oceania St, Bayside, Sept 27, 7 pm
Free Immigration Services in Queens
Spons. by CM Dromm & New
Immigrant Community Empowerment
(NICE). Info at cuny.edu/citizenshipnow, appointments at 212.652.2071. 71-
29 Roosevelt Ave, Mondays 9 am-5 pm
Grace Institute Administrative
Professional Program’s Evening
Health Care Sector 8 wk program.
Info, open houses, start dates, graceinstitute.org or email admissions@graceinstitute.org
Greater Flushing Chamber of
Commerce Presents: Greenmarket
WIC, SNAP/EBT, debit & credit cards
accepted. Kissena Blvd & Maple Ave,
Wednesdays Jul 5-Nov 22, 8 am-4 pm
Kiwanis Club of Sunnyside will meet
the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every
month at Sidetracks 45-08 Queens
Blvd., Sunnyside 6:30 pm
LICity/Astoria Lions Club will meet
second Tuesday of the month at the
Irish Center 1040 Jackson Ave, LIC, 7

pm
NYC Department of Buildings
Homeowners and Residents Night
120-55 Queens Blvd, Tuesdays at 4 & 7
pm
NYS Senator Joe Addabbo Events for
more info call 718.738.1111
-Annual Veterans BBQ (reservations
required) Howard Beach Motor Club.
59 Russell St. Sept 23, 12-3 pm
-Fall Recycling Fair Forest Park
Bandshell, Forest Park Dr, Sept 24, 10
am-2 pm
QEDC
-StartUp! Business Plan Competition
-Orientation Session: Flushing Library
Sept 27, 6:30
-Classes:
All about Business planning &
research; Creative Sales & Maeketing
Strategies: Oct 7- Jan 24
Business Operations & Management -
Oct 21-Jan 31
Developing Financial Statements - Oct
16, Jan 31
-Get MWBE Certified
(Minority/Women-Owned Businesses)
helps you do business w/the NYC &
NYS - Sept 28, 10 am
Queens Economic Development
Corporation Workshops 120-55
Queens Blvd, Suite 309, for more info
call 718.263.0546
-Founders Forum: Business Entity
Formation & Choosing Your Board of
Directors Sept 20, 12 pm
-StartUP! Business Plan Competition
Orientation Session Flushing Library
IRC, 41-17 Main St, Sept 27, 6:30 pm
Vocational Rehabilitation For the disabled & unemployed. Info at
347.510.3100, or acces.nysed.gov
Whitestone Fall In House Football
League ($250) For info and to register
contact
whitepointyouthfootball@aol.com or
John McArdle at 347.322.0374

DINE, DANCE, FUNDRAISERS:

Greek Cultural Center presents
Asteras GCC Soccer Team
Fundraiser Live music, food, win, raffles: Dell laptop Inspiron 15”, Samsung
Galaxy, more. Asklipios Aesculapian
Thessalian Brotherhood, 28-52 31 St.,
Astoria. Sept 30, 8 pm
Italian Charities of America 83-20
Queens Blvd.
-Dance! Dance! Dance! Food, coffee
and tea available. Sept 23, 8 pm-12 am
-Italian Language Lessons (10 lessons
for $100). Call 718-478-3100 to reserve
or for info. Specify level: beginner,
intermediate, or advanced. Saturdays
starting Sept 30 through December.
Noshwalk: Jamaica ($57, ages 6-12,
$20; not include drinks, tax or tips for
sit-down) Salvadorian, Guyana,
Guatemala, Bangladesh foods. Meet in
front of Capital One Bank, 146-21
Jamaica Ave @ Sutphin Blvd. Sept 23,

1 pm

HEALTH:

Free Prostate Cancer Screenings Sen
Addabbo & Integrated Medical
Foundation for men over age 40 NOT
previously diagnosed w/ prostate cancer, w/ or w/o insurance. Bring self-addressed envelope & photo ID.
Screenings incl. PSA blood test. Space
is ltd., schedule an apt at 718.4971630
or 66-85 73 Pl
No-Cost Digital Mammograms &
Clinical Breast Exams. American-
Italian Cancer Foundation. Uninsured
welcome. Women age 40+ w/insurance;
age 50+ w/o ins., NYC residents; once
annually. Info and appointment
(required) near you 877.628.9090, 9
am-4:30 pm (unless otherwise noted)
No-cost Mammograms
-Host: CM Ulrich. 93-06 101 Ave,
Ozone Park, Sept 21
-First Baptist Church. 142-10 Sanford
Ave, Flushing, Sept 23
-College Pt Community Ambulance.
123-06 18 Ave, College Pt, Sept 29
Travel Warning for Pregnant
Women: Zika Virus May cause birth
defects. There is no vaccine; also sexually transmitted; may be no symptoms.
Info, maps of affected areas:
www.nyc.gov/health.

HISTORICAL:

Constitution & Cocktails King Manor
Park, Jamaica Ave and 153 St, Sept 20,
6-8 pm
Friends of Maple Grove Cemetery
127-15 Kew Gardens Rd. Info
www.friendsofmaplegrove.org
-Spirits Alive (free, donations suggested) Self-guided tour, with over 20
actors in period costumes. Visitors
encouraged to wear period costumes as
well. Kew Gardens Rd & Lefferts Blvd.
Sept 23, 4:30 pm
-Music from the Movies concert (free)
Sept 23, 6 pm
-The Great Men of Maple Grove
Cemetery Walking Tour ($5) led by
Certified NYC tour guide. Meet:
Victorian Administration Bldg. Sept.
24, 1-2:30 pm
Voelker Orth Museum, 149-19 38 Ave,
-Oktoberfest Flushing Style: Sauerkraut
& Kimchi ($35/$30 for members) In the
Garden, Sept 23, 5:30-8:30 pm

LIBRARY SYSTEM:

Queens Library: 100s of events daily
visit www.queenslibrary.org, click on
programs; call Central Library
718.990.0700 or individual branches.
Newborn and Baby Care Elmhurst
Library, 86-07 Broadway, Sept 21, 5 pm
Ravenswood Com. Drug Free
Coalition 37-44 21 St, RSVP
carol50w@gmail.com. Sept 25, 4 pm

What is Depression? Focus on
Latinas and Depression (in Spanish)
Corona Library, 38-23 104 St, Sept 25,
3 pm

MARKETS

Queens Greenmarket: Sunnyside
Skillman Ave & 43 St, Saturdays, 8 am-
3 pm. Visit grownyc.org for info

PARKS & RECREATION:

Alley Pond Environmental Center
(APEC) Pre-register for ALL events.
228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston
This week: Novel Nights, Fine
Feathered Friend, Radical Reptiles
APEC Adventure Time: Hermit Crabs,
Saturday Sing-Along, Kidz Kitchen –
Cheese Snakes and Fruit Slithers.
-“The American beachgrass microbiome: Spying on private conversations
underground” by Dr. Javier Izquierdo.
Free. Queens County Bird Club at
APEC. Info www.qcbirdclub.org.
Family Fun Day Hosted by the 109th
Police Precinct Francis Lewis Park, 3
Ave and 147 St, Sept 23, 12-4 pm
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Events for more info call 718.760.6565
-The Great Miguelino Fantasy Forest
near Carousel, Sept 24, 2 pm and 4 pm
-Weekly Open Run 111 St Parking Lot
near 55 Ave, Thursdays through Sept
30, 7-8 pm
-Pitch & Putt Course David Dinkins
Circle near Passarelle Ramp, through
Sept 30, 8 am-11 pm
Jamaica Bay Events and Programs for
more info call 718.354.4606. 175-10
Cross Bay Blvd
-Animal Origami, Sept 21, 1-2 pm
-Stargazing Floyd Bennett Field
Community Gardens, Sept 22, 8-10 pm
-Q-tip Painting, Sept 23, 11:30 am-1 pm
-Sunset Ecology Cruise Pier 8, Emmons
Ave and Bedford Ave, Sept 23, 4-7 pm
-Salt Marsh Detectives, Sept 24, 11 am-
12 pm
Open Run In Astoria Park Bag check
is not provided. Open to all ages, experience levels, walkers, strollers & dogs,
all welcome! Saturdays, 9 am
Queens County Farm Museum Info at
718.347.3276. 73-50 Little Neck
Pkway.
-Seasonal Farmstand at May 17-Nov,
Weds-Fri, 11 am-3 pm, Sat & Sun 11
am-5 pm
-35th Annual Queens County Fair ($10
for adults/$5 for children) Sept 23 & 24,
11 am-6 pm

SCHOOLS, CLASSES:

Back to School Shopping Spree
(Hosted by Materials for the Arts) 33-00
Northern Blvd 3rd floor, Tuesdays 9:30
am-12:30 pm, Thursdays 1:30-5 pm
Sunnyside Community Services Back
to School Bulletin For more info call

718.784.6173 ext. 410
-Pre-Kindergarten (free, full-day program for children born in 2013) 8:30
am-2:50 pm
-After-School (elementary and middle
school)
-Beacon Community Centers (children,
teenagers, and adults) IS 5 and PS 343
-Youth Futures (college access activities and advisement)
-Career Pathway Program in Healthcare
(training program for ages 16-24)
-Queens Connect Young Adult Food
Sector Initiative (career training program) -English as a Second Language (ESOL)
(English classes)
-Never Too Old (year-round courses for
older active adults)

ONGOING, NEWLY ADDED

Free Compost Containers for apartment bldgs. of at least 10 stories. 311 or
nyc.gov/organics
Gas Appliance Amnesty by Plumbing
Foundation, NYC amnesty program to
waive civil, criminal penalties for
improper gas work or appliances in
your building. Info
www.gasamnesty.nyc or call DOB customer service at 212.393.2406.
Gov Cuomo Free App for Veterans
connects veterans & family to jobs,
housing, education, more. Info
www.ny.gov/mobileapps
Raccoons in NYC For info on raccoons, rabies, protect yr home, pets call
311 or nyc.gov/health/rabies

NYS Comptroller’s office unclaimed
funds. Info www.osc.state.ny.us/ouf
Project Open House by Mayor assists individuals in their homes by removing
small architectural barriers. Visit
www.nyc.gov/html/mopd/open_house/application.shtml
Certified Home Health Aide Training
3-wk program, open house Mon &
Tues, 1st 2 wks/month. Info at
718.784.6160
Educational Opportunities The State
Education Depart. Continuing
Education Services Vocational
Rehabilitation if you have a disability,
or unemployed visit
www.acces.nysed.gov.
Grace Institute (Free) Women transition back into the workforce. For training program and info www.graceinstitute.org/admissions@graceinstitute.org.
LaGuardia Community College NYC
Residents veterans 60 or older may
attend college for a small fee. For more
info 718-482-5386
Sunnyside Up Free Pre-Kindergarten
Students must be 4 yrs old, born in
2013. Call 718.784.6173 ext 410 or
email prek@scsny.org.
Whitepoint Cheer Squad Spring and
Fall Cheer Program For details & registration visit

whitepointyouthfootball.com.
Woodside On The Move Adult
Computer Classes Basic computer
skills. Reg at 718.476.8449 ext 16.
Mondays for 12 wks, 5:30-7:30 pm &
Wednesdays 3-5 pm

SENIORS:

Met Council’s Project Metropair:
Free Home Repairs Svcs incl: bathtub
grab bars, smoke & Carmon monoxide
detector, door locks, window locks &
screens, railings, light bulbs, sinks &
faucets, holes, cracks & dents in wall,
winterizing windows, more. Required:
60+ yrs, NYC resident, show financial
need. Info at 212.453.9542,
212.453.9607 or metropair@metcouncil.org
Queens AARP Chorus Looking for
retired people to sing at nursing homes
and AARP chapters. Meet every Fri @ 1
pm. Clearview Self Help Center, 208-11
26 Ave, Bayside
Technology Classes For Seniors (Free)
Available to all Queensbridge residents.
Mon/Wed: Beyond the Basics (in
Spanish), Computer Basics. Tues/Fri:
Beyond the Basics, Financial Literacy,
Social Networking. Queensbridge Jacob
A. Riis Senior Center, 10-25 41 Ave,
LIC

STREET:

Food Scrap Collection (by Big! compost) 10 am to 1 pm. Info at
grownyc.org

ONGOING EVENTS; ORGANIZATIONS

General Interest:

ACQC For Undocumented
Immigrants (Advocacy Ctr. of Qns
Cty) Receive a Soc. Sec. Card through
the DACA, Legal, Housing, Health
Educ., Mental Health, Education, Case
Mgmt., Food & Nutrition and Syringe
Exchange. Main site 161-21 Jamaica
Ave., 6th Fl, Jamaica, 718-896-2500,
(also in Woodside & Far Rockaway.)
AmericaWorks Recruiting, screening,
support. 16, 228 East 45th Street, New
York,NY10017,
www.americaworks.com, 212.
599.5627. Also in Jamaica and Far
Rockaway
Animal Shelter/Rescue (donations
always appreciated):
-Animal Rescue Pet adoptions,
718.224.8629 or 631.420.0425.
-Animals Can’t Talk 718.393.7535,
animalscanttalk@aol.com
-Bobbi and the Strays Pet Rescue &
Adoption Center, Atlas Park, 80-36,
Cooper Ave., 718.326.6070, www.bobbiandthestrays.org/Adopt.aspx.

-Kitty Karetakers of Queens Astoria,
Long Island City, Sunnyside, Woodside:
7186707221,
kittykaretakers@gmail.com
-Muffin’s Pet Connection Helps find
homes for pets. 718.833.7988 or
www.muffins.org.
-www.petfinder.com For further info
Business Assistance Calendar For
business owners seeking assistance in
skills. www.queensbp.org.
Earth Day NYS DEC new user-friendly website navigation by topic: Outdoor
Recreation; Animals, Plants, Aquatic
Life; Chemical and Pollution Control;
Lands and Waters; Education; Energy;
Permits and Licenses; Public
Involvement and News; Regulations
and Enforcement; Publications, Forms,
Maps, etc. Info visit www.dec.ny.gov
Free Services: Immigration /
Naturalization, Senior Benefits,
Community Health Advocate. 93-03
Roosevelt Ave 2R, Jackson Heights;
Flushing Office 133-04 39 Ave.,
Flushing
Chhaya CDC 37-43 77 St, 2nd Fl.,
Jackson Hts:
-Free Citizenship Application
Assistance. Appt, info: 718.478.3848.
3rd Sundays, 2:30-6 pm
-Free Legal Clinics by Legal Aid Soc.
& Chhaya CDC, Sen. Peralta, CM
Dromm. Every 2nd Weds, 4:30-6:30
pm: By APPOINTMENT 718.478.3848
Food Pantries (donate/ receive):
-BVM Help of Christians 70-31 48
Ave, Woodside, info 718.672.4848 x11
Thurs 9:30 am-noon (ID required)
-St. Raphael’s Cans and dry food only,
photo ID. Basement Rectory, 35-20
Greenpoint Ave, LIC, 718.729.8957.
Thurs 10:30 am- noon, Sat 1:30-3 pm
-St. Teresa 50-20 45 St, Woodside, info
718.784.2123 x22 • Tues, 6-7pm (Photo
ID Required)
-Community Food Pantry By Queens
Community House & Forest Hills
Interfaith Community, Food Bank for
NYC. Forest Hills Community Center,
108-25 62nd Dr. - Last Wednesday of
every month, 6-8 pm
Free Citizenship Classes Emerald Isle
Immigration Ctr, 59-26 Woodside Ave.
2nd floor, Woodside, More Info
call/text 646-545-7214 - Mon, Tues, 6 -
9 pm
Free Colonoscopy Screenings The #2
cancer killer. Age 50+, once a decade.
Info for screening American Cancer Soc
800.227.2345.
Free English Classes for Adults
Queens Community House, 108-25 62
Dr., Forest Hills. Info 718-592-5757
ext. 216
Free Housing Legal Services For
Corona, Corona Heights, Elmhurst,
Lefrak City. Facing eviction, need
repairs, roommate issue, Call 718-316-
9993 AAFE Jackson Heights 93-03
Roosevelt Ave, 2R, Jackson Heights.
Free Legal Clinics by Legal Aid Soc. &

Chhaya CDC, Sponsored by Sen.
Peralta, CM Dromm. 37-43 77 St,
Jackson Hts, 2nd Floor. Every 2nd
Weds, 4:30-6:30 pm: Call for appt
718.478.3848.
Free Medicaid, SNAP Screenings 3rd
Thursdays, Cncl. Ferreras’ ofc 32-33A
Junction Blvd, E. Elmhurst,
718.651.1917.
Freeze Your Rent Seniors/ disabled in
rent-controlled/stabilized apts freeze
rent below 1/3 your income w/ SCRIE
or DRIE; gives landlord tax credit. Age
62+, on SSI, SSDI, Vets’ Disability.
Total income below $50K. Bring: proof
of income, rent, age. Astoria
Restoration Assn, 31-28 Ditmars Blvd,
hrs: M-F, 11 am-4 pm, 718.726.0034.
HANAC Western Queens Caregivers
Network. Weekly support group, counseling sessions, referrals. Info
718.777.6941
Jackson Heights Community Chorus
Tues rehearsals. Renaissance Charter
School, 35-59 81 St, Info 917.200.5779.
Tuesday rehearsals 7:30-9:30 pm
Jobs for New Yorkers Tens of thousands of jobs on construction projects
by Gov. Cuomo. www.labor.ny.gov/jobs/regional.shtm.
Jobs: Queens Workforce 1 Career
Center, 168-25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl,
Jamaica. Info 718.557.6755, www.nycgov/workforce1
New York Irish Center, Pieta House
10-40 Jackson Ave, LIC. Free, professional, confidential, therapeutic
approach to people in crisis.
718.482.0909. Info newyorkirishcenter.org. Also:
-Senior Computer Club Sat., 11-1 pm
-Knit and Natter Club Tues. 11-1 pm
-Senior Lunch Club Weds., 1-4 pm
NYC CERT: Community Emergency
Response Team. 10-week training.
www.nyc.gov/html/oem/html/get_involved/cert.shtml.
NYC Recovers: Work Progress
Program. Qualified service providers
needed to deliver program. Program
reimburses wages paid to hurricane-affected residents age 16+. Visit
www.nyc.gov, NYC Recovers: Work
Progress link.
NYC Department of Veterans’
Services NEW & first of its kind
Queens Satellite Office. Queens
Borough Hall, Ste 222, 120-55 Queens
Blvd. Enhanced accessibility for veterans to services. Walk-ins welcome. Info
718.286.2868.
Tues thru Thurs, 10 am- 2 pm
NYC Home-STAT the Homeless
Outreach & Mobile Engagement Street
Action Teams. Homelessness prevention programs, transition and permanent
housing. Contact Community Board #2
718.533.8773, qno2@cb.nyc.gov.
NYC Small Business Support Center
Business courses, one-on-one help;
Easy access to the services needed to
start, operate and grow your business.

Visit www.nyc.gov/business or call
718-570-8500
Office Child Support Assistance
(OCSA). Can help get noncustodial parents’ child support, help locate them,
paternity, court orders, medical support,
collection & medicaid. 32-20 Northern
Blvd, 6th Fl. (Honeywell St. entrance),
718.784.6979.
QEDC (Queens Econ. Devel. Corp.)
Resources for small business owners,
entrepreneurs, General Queens events.
Info 718.263.0546, www.queensny.org/qedc/ (RSVP online
www.QueensNY.org/qedc/business/events for all unless otherwise noted):
-Made In Queens (MiQ) Pop-up Store
27-24 Queens Plaza South, ft. new
products every month. Looking for
entrepreneurs, locally made and artisanal crafts, food products, more, to sell
there. Sign up, info www.madeinqueens.nyc/
Riders Alliance Organizing mass transit riders for affordable fares, service
restoration, general improvements.
www.ridersny.org., 212-590-9427
Sunnyside Community Svcs. (free)
-Assists in filing Food Stamps applications. 718.784.6173 x110; Free training
to be Home Health Aide, job placement.
718.784.6160 x338; Longterm care, in
home or adult day care; applying for
Medicaid & other benefits; Education &
caregiver skills; wellness activities.
English/Spanish. 43-31 39th St,
Sunnyside. Info www./scsny.org,
718.906.0660;
-Social Adult Day Program for people
living with Alzheimer’s, dementia, or
physical impairments. Services include;
hot lunch, medication reminders, personal care, music and art therapy, gentle
exercise, yoga, celebrations and special
events. To schedule call Naomi at 718-
786-9273
Tree Guard Program To request trees
or protect extant trees. For more info,
visit www.nycparkstreeguard.com
Volunteer Opportunities:
-American Cancer Soc. Queens Ofc.
Info 718.2611092 x5523.
-Helping Hands for the Disabled: Be
a Friend Day Pair up for 3 hours w/ a
disabled person. 718.606.9712
(Every 3rd Sat)
-Public Benefit Counselor Volunteers
age 55+, 212.614.5412, www.cssny.org
Thursday Workshop for Latinas In
Spanish; Info on health & safety issues
for immigrant Latinas: HIV/AIDS,
Domestic Violence, Substance Abuse,
Sexuality, Depression, Self Esteem.
Voces Latinas office, 37-63 83 St., Suite
1B, Jackson Hts - Thurs, noon - 2 pm
Vocational Rehabilitation State
Education Department Office of Adult
Career and Continuing Education
Services Queens District Office, 11-15
47th Ave, LIC. For persons w/ disability & unemployed Info 347.510.3100,
www.acces.nysed.gov

Workforce 1 Career Center, Queens
168-25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl., Jamaica,
718.557.6755, www.nyc.gov/workforce1.

LAGUARDIA COMMUNITY COLL.
31-10 Thomson Ave, LIC,
718.482.7200,
www.laguardia.edu/acereg.
-CUNY Fatherhood Academy 4-
month, 3 day a week program
Recruiting Now (free; ages 18-24;
unemployed/underemployed) LAGCC,
Rm C225, 29-10 Thomson Avenue,
LIC. Learn rights and responsibilities as
a father, explore careers, get work experience, learn about parenting, earn High
school Equivalency Diploma, and prepare for college. Info 718.730.7336,
dspeal@lagcc.cuny.edu
-Free GED Program at Adult Learning
Center, 718.482.5385
-Green Jobs Training Program Apply
www.greenworkforcenyc.org,
718.663.8407
-Home to Work Ctr. For displaced
homemakers. Assessment, counseling,
referrals, workshops, computer & vocational training, job search assistance.
718.482.5166.
-NYC Home-STAT the Homeless
Outreach & Mobile Engagement Street
Action Teams - Homelessness prevention programs, transition and permanent
housing. Contact Community Board #2
718.533.8773, qno2@cb.nyc.gov.
-Practical Nurse Program funding
available. 718.609.2130
-Veterans Only: Evening College
Prep and GED Classes (free) Info
Elizabeth Allen at 718.482.5386 / 5231,
www.lagcc.cuny.edu/veterans.

SAMUEL FIELD Field YM & YWHA
58-20 Little Neck Pkwy, Little Neck,
718.225.6750.
Ongoing registration. RSVP, info
718.423.6111 ext 242; email
ASmith@sfy.org. Progs $5 per family:
-Indoor Playground ($7 for one adult,
one child; $2 for each add’l) for age 5
and under, must be w/ adult. climbers,
bridges, balance beam, activities;
sneakers required; No registration.
Weds 10:45-11:45 am, 718.225.6750
ext 229, Email CGiancola@sfy.org
-Gym and Creative Exploration ($5
per family; ages 3-5 with developmental disabilities & their families) Little
Neck - Wednesdays, 3-4:30 pm
-Monday Magic: Learn & Play ($5
per family; ages 3-5 with developmental disabilities & their families) At Bay
Terrace Ctr, 212-00 23 Ave, Bayside.
Mondays 3-4:30 pm

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