2018-09-19 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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ARTS/ ENTERTAINMENT/ SPORTS:

Flushing Town Hall 137-35 Northern
Blvd. www.flushingtownhall.org for a
full list of events.
-Banda Magda (A capella workshop)
7 pm Concert 8 pm $16/$10 members
& students Free for Teens Sept 21
-Artists in conversation with LIC
artists, Panel discussion 2-4 pm Free
(No RSVP Required) Sept 22
-Citizen Wong, Staged Reading 2 pm
$10/Free for members, Students &
Teens Sept 23
-Lioness Presents Roxy Coss Quintet,
Jazz $5/Free for members, students &
teens Sept 23
Body-Based Creative Process,
Workshop (Ages 20+) Free No RSVP
Required 6-8:30 pm Sept 24
-Niklas Sivelov, Classical Music,
Free No RSVP Required 7:30 pm Sept
26
-New York Classical Players: Jasmine
Plays Needham, Classical music Free
with online RSVP 8 pm Sept 27
Flushing House Rooftop 38-20
Bowne St, Flushing 11354
-Jazz In The Sky $100 per person,
$175 couple. Fundraising event
uam.ejoinme.org/jazz 7 pm Sept 14
MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, Long
Island City www.moma.org
Noguchi Museum 9-01 33 Rd. at
Vernon Blvd. Long Island City
718.203.7088 www.noguchi.org
-Free First Fridays: museum admission free all day. through Sept. Tours
of collection highlights & special
exhibitions at 2 in English &
Japanese.
-Center of Attention: Conversation
about Oceane Delain’s Belle de Jour,
feat. in “Akari Unfolded: A
Collection by Ymer & Malta” on
view through 1/29/19. (free with
museum admission)
Queens College Kupferberg Center
for the Arts 65-30 Kissena Blvd,
Flushing. Call 718.793.8080 for more
event info or box office.
info@kupferbergcenter.org
-The Nutcracker (State Ballet Theatre
of Russia) at Colden Auditorium.
Tickets $23-42 through www.ticketmaster.com . 10 percent discount to
CUNY students with student ID.

Family deals available . Visit or call
box office (718-793-8080) for discounts. December 15
-Duchas: The Drive Within exhibition
of Irish-inspired art. Closing reception Sept. 6.
-Queens College Choral Society,
Seeking new members for 2018-2019
concert season. Auditions for new
members Room 246 in the Music
Building at Queens College 6-7:15
pm Sept 12
Queens Council on the Arts 37-11
35 Avenue, Astoria 11101
www.QueensCouncilArts.org
info@QueensArts.org
-Creative Conversations, A monthly
dinner meeting to network organize
and learn about other QCA opportunities. Far Rockaway Cultural
Performing Arts 44-19 Rockaway
Beach Blvd, Far Rockaway RSVP. 6 -
8 pm Sept 26. 28
-QCA’s 2018 Arts Access and New
York’s Grant Programs have
increased grants of $1,000-$5,000
available. Visit QCA website for
more info.
-Queens Art Fund (QAF) grant supports cultural projects that benefit
Queens communities. Application
deadline 11:59 pm October 25
Beginning Aug. 15 The Artist
Commissioning Program will accept
applications for both artist and art
producers! Select Queens-based choreographers, playwrights, and composers to receive a $10,000 commission. Applications close Oct 12.
-Upcoming Information Sessions.
Staff will walk you through the program & application process. Flushing
Town Hall 137-35 Northern Blvd.,
Flushing 6 - 8 pm Sept 12
-Flushing Library (Room A & B) 41-
17 Main Street, Flushing
-A Voice to the Voiceless, Composer
Landon Knoblock with local students
experiencing homelessness and housing instability. Queens Theatre 14
United Nations Ave, S. Corona, Free,
Registration Required, RSVP
www.queenscouncilarts.org/calendar/landon-knoblock 7 pm reception,
8 pm concert Sept 14
-High School To Art School, Helping
students get into a great art college,
with a scholarship. Fall Session Oct
11 - Feb 9 kolshan@queenscouncilarts.org Applications are due by
Sept 15
-It Can Happen Here, playwrighting
Judith Sloan at Jamaica Performing
Arts Center 153-10 Jamaica Ave,
Jamaica. Free, Registration Required
718.791.4324 7:30 pm Sept 30
-Rockaway Village Public Art
Commission, Seeks artist proposals to
create a work of art for a public plaza.
Applicant will receive a $100,000
public art commission. Application
Deadline Sept 30
Queens Museum Flushing Meadows
Park, 718.592.9700, www.queensmuseum.org

-Free Drop-In Family Workshops
Saturdays, 1:30-4:30 pm.
-Free Drop-In Family Workshops
Sunday, 1:30-4:30 pm.
-Free Guided Tours 1 pm (English), 2
pm (Spanish), 3 pm Permanent
Collection Tour (English). All tours
meet at park side info desk.
-Adopt-A-Building on the Famed
Panorama ($50-$1000) Info
718.592.9700 x 141, or dw@queensmuseum.org. Ongoing.
-“Fundreds All Over The Place” project during the Sunday Family
Workshops, as part of Mel Chin’s
exhibit.
-Summer Camp: The Big Time
Summer Art Thing for ages 7 - 11
-Let’s Play-Dough workshop,
Participants create fun sculptures.
Ages 4 and up. Sept 16
-Workers Rights Novela, Film screening of “La Historia de Rossana: Q&A
with director Gabriela Ceja 2-3:30
pm Sept 22
-My Body, My Country, Visual artist
and choreographer, Anabella Lenzu 2
- 4 pm Sept 29
Queensborough Performing Arts
Center 222-05 56 Ave. Bayside. To
buy tickets, call 718.631.6311 or visit
www.visitqpac.org.
-From La Mancha to New York,
Santiago Garci exhibits rural landscapes and artful still life. Will be on
view in the loggia. www.qccartgallery.org Sept 29 - Jan 11
-Deformity Masks: The Ann Goerdt
Collection, From a variety of regions
across the continent of Africa. Will be
on view in the Gallery’s balcony.
www.qccartgallery.org Sept 29 - Jan
11
Salsa Masala: Jackson Heights
Block Party, Part of Viva la Comida
Street Festival, Roosevelt Ave & 82
St, Jackson Heights, Free
www.queenscouncilarts.org/ calendar/ salsa-masala 3:30 pm Sept 15
Socrates Sculpture Park 32-01
Vernon Blvd, LIC. Info
718.956.1819, socratessculpturepark.org
-Hiring Now: Paid Curatorial
Summer Intern. Apply online.
-2018 Annual Benefit Gala chaired by
Joel Shapiro, Mark di Suvero and
Sarah Sze. Tickets are now on sale.
Socratessculpturepark.org/ gala2018
Sept. 27
-The Socrates Annual exhibition of
new commissions awarded the
Emerging Artists Fellowship. Runs
Oct. 7, 2018 - March 10, 2019.
Opening 3 - 6 pm October 7
-Halloween Harvest Festival 12 - 4
pm October 27
Tim Kelly halves & holes on view
through Sept 2018, AlterWork
Studios 30-09 35 Ave, LIC
www.alterworkstudios.com
York College 94-20 Guy R. Brewer
Blvd, Jamaica. Call 718.262.2000 for

more event info
-Community Jam Session @
Academic Core LL01 Noon Sept 18

ARTS OTHER:

Electronic Waste Recycling Event-
Elmhurst Unwanted electronics
working and non-working. Accepted
TV, VCR phones, etc. Not accepted:
air conditioners, refrigerators,
microwaves. New Life Fellowship
Church 82-10 Queens Blvd, Elmhurst
visit www.lesecologycenter.org, or
call 212.477.4022
Flux Factory 31-31 29 St LIC
347.669.1406 www.fluxfactory.org
-WFLX: Flux Factory Radio. Free,
ongoing, listen via link on www.fluxfactory.org
-Kookerville: Solo exhibition by
Lexy Ho-Tai (free).
Oratorio Society of Queens
Rehearsing part 1 of Handel’s
“Messiah,” Christmas carols and
Chanukah for our Annual Holiday
Concert on Dec 16, Rehearsals are
held at Temple Beth Sholom, 172 St,
Northern Blvd, Flushing Monday
7:30 pm. Auditions are Sept 10 and
17
The Killing Kompany
www.killingkompany.com 888-
SHOOT-EM
Jamaica Center For Arts And
Learning (JCAL) 161-04 Jamaica
Ave., open calls music, and visual
arts for professional development and
residencies JCAL
-Jamaica, Artists Residency &
Training Workshop Series
(ARTWorks, Inc.)
-Making Moves Dance Festival 2018
New York City based dance companies to apply. At Jamaica Performing
Arts Center (JPAC), Set to be held on
Sept. 22 & 23
-Choreographer + Composer
Residency starting in Oct. 2018 or
Jan. 2019
Kew Gardens Community Arts Day
Outdoor Art Fair, Lefferts Blvd,
Austin St & neighboring streets. Arts
& Crafts Zone. Local Live Music 11
am - 5 pm Sept 9 (rain date Sept 30)
Long Island City Arts at Plaxall
Gallery, 5-25 46 Ave. LIC 11101
www.licartists.org
Long Island City Partnership
www.LongIslandCityQueens.com
-Fall Networking Night, Brooklyn
Boulders Queensbridge. Tickets LICP
Members $15 Non-members $25.
Ticket includes light bites and 1 drink
ticket.Optional climbing rock wall.
5:30-7:30 pm Sept. 12
-Hunters Point Parks Conservancy,
Fundraising Event Performances and
activities from many musicians, performers, and instructors. Tickets
include food and drinks. Sept. 14
-Hunters Point Parks Conservancy,
Salsa in the Park, Watercolors on the
Waterfront, Zumba Classes,

Wednesday Evenings;
Yoga in the Park Tuesday Evenings &
Saturday Mornings;
Jazzy Thursdays Thursday Evenings;
Mixed Martial Arts Lessons Saturday
Afternoons
-Bisnow LIC State of the Market
Conference, Opportunities for potential new retailers interested in the
neighborhood. Act now 29 tickets left
at $99. LICP News subscribers can
get 20% off tickets using code
LICP20Z1QN Register today. Sept.
21
-LIC-based restaurants and caterers to
donate food to Breast Cancer
Awareness Fundraiser. Please contact
Officer Tiffany Makely at
tiffany.makely@nypd.org or 516-547-
6667 Sept 30
-Cinema LIC Presents Ratatouille
Hunters Point South Park 7 pm Sept
15
-Queensboro Dance Festival at
Hunter’s Point Park. An array of
Queens dance companies. 5 pm Free.
VIP Open Bar + prizes 4-7 pm $25
online, $30 door Sept 13-14
-Development Finance Conference
2018, Premier events on NYC investment opportunities. Learn from
experts as they discuss opportunities
to leverage the City’s investment
capabilities to achieve growth.
Tickets available Lunch will be provided and a networking reception to
follow. Noon-5:30 pm Sept 17
-LIC Arts Open, The Factory brand
new exhibitions, “I Dream in Blue
and Green,” “Falling Forward” Sept
13 until Oct 5
-Mt. Sinai Queens LIC Family Day,
LIC Landing by COFFEED 12 pm
Sept 22
-Take Root Presents: Nicole Colbert
Dance/Theatre & Logos Dance
Collective, Green space Sept 21, 22
-Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraiser,
at Hunters Point South Park. A DJ,
dunk tank, rock wall, magician, etc.
For more info contact Officer Tiffany
Makely tiffany.makely@nypd.org 11
am - 5 pm Sept 30
Louis Armstrong House Museum
“That’s My Home: Celebrating 75
Years of the Armstrongs In Corona”
34-56 107 St. Corona 11368 Hours:
Tues - Fri 10 am - 5 pm . Weekends
12 - 5 pm. ($12/$8 students, seniors
& children) www.louisarmstronghouse.org
-Volunteers wanted to work with new
museum education program. The
LAHM Teaching Artist Program is a
10-month program Sept 2018- June
2019
Once Upon a Time Theatre Street
School 87-61 111 Street Richmond
Hill (718) 846-9182
oncetime@aol.com
QED 27-16 23 Ave, Astoria
www.qedastoria.com.
-Frank Conniff ’s Open Riff Night
7:30 pm Sept 12

-Quip It Good! (Comedians play
Quiplash, audience judges!) 9 pm
Sept 12
-Don’t Grab My Pu$$y (Stand up
comedy) 7:30pm Sept. 13
-Neato Bedito (Weirdo stand up comedy) 9:00pm Sept. 13
-QED Presents (All-star stand up
comedy) 7:30pm Sept. 14 and 9:30pm
Sept. 15
-Relationsh*t (Comedy and Therapy)
9:30pm Sept. 14
-The Odd Rock Comedy Hour 7:30pm
Sept. 15
-Here’s the Thing (Stand up and
drinking) 7:00pm Sept. 16
-Babe Parker Trivia 8:30pm Sept. 16
-Food Entrepreneur’s Essential Guide
to Branding & Marketing, The
Entrepreneur Space 36-46 37th St.
LIC 11101 Welcome to the wonderful,
crazy, and competitive world of food
startups! Register Now! Cost: $240
6:30 - 8 pm Sept, 12, 26 Oct. 10, 24,
31, Nov. 7
QPAC 222-05 56th Ave
708.595.2905
-Esperanza A New Year Celebration,
2:00pm, September 23, Tickets from
$34-60
Queens College Business Forum
Breakfast at Student Union Ballroom,
4 Floor 65-30 Kissena Blvd. RSVP
By Sept 7
Business.Forum@qc.cuny.edu, $25
donation 8-10 am Sept 14
-Queens College Godwin-Ternbach
Museum, 405 Klapper Hall at Queens
College. From the Desert to the City:
The Journey of Late Ancient Textiles
Sept 13 - Dec 13
The Secret Theatre 44-02 23 St,
LIC. Visit www.secrettheatre.com or
call 718.392.0722 for more event
info.
-“Pirate Pete’s Parrot” and “Princess
Particular” ($10 children/$15 adults).
Alternating weekends, sched online,
2:30 pm.
-Hamlet (What Dreams May Come)
Tickets $22, $25 at door 7:30 pm Sept
13 - 30
The Sparrow Tavern 24-01 29 Street
718.606.2260
Thalia Spanish Theatre, 41-17
Greenpoint Ave, Sunnyside 718-729-
3880 www.ThaliaTheatre.org
-Federico Y El Público, Live Music in
Spanish with English supertitles.
Tickets $35 Students & Seniors $32
Sept 12-16
TSINY Annual Dinner Dance Gala,
Moonlight Masquerade Leonard’s
Palazzo 555 Northern Blvd, Great
Neck 6 - 10 pm Oct 25
Woodside Concert Series at Sgt.
Collins Park Triangle, Broadway &
58 St. Thursdays at 7 pm. July 26
Jenny Marino (“from the block”) top
40. Info from NWC: 718-205-1030.
Thursdays

COMMUNITY MTGS, EVENTS:

Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. 718-
738-1111
-Free Legal Aid, Attorneys will be
present to discuss civil issues.
Appointments required Addabbo’s
Rockaway Office 88-08 Rockaway
Beach Blvd., Rockaway.
-Veterans BBQ, Food, Drinks, Music,
Free all veterans are welcome and
may bring one guest. Howard Beach
Motor Club 59 Russell St., RSVP
Senator Addabbo’s, space is limited
so call today. 12 - 2 pm Sept 29
Borough President Melinda Katz
All events at Queens Borough Hall
(120-55 Queens Blvd) unless otherwise listed, for more info call
718.286.3000. RSVP & more info at
www.QueensBP.org
-NYS Citizen Preparedness Corps
Training Program (Pre-Registration
Required www.prepare.ny.gov) Jean
Nuzzi Intermediate School 109Q 213-
10 92 St, Queens Village 7 pm Sept
26
-Homeowners & Tenants Enrollment
Event, NYC Dept. of Finance
(www.queensbp.org/rsvp) 10 am - 1
pm Oct 16
-A Taste of Girl Scouting, RSVP to
hfertig@girlscoutsnyc.org 6 - 8 pm
Sept 20
State Senator Leroy Comrie 113-43
Farmers Blvd., St. Albans
718.765.6359 Hosting Brooklyn
Legal Services Corporation. Free
foreclosure assistance. Make an
appointment for Tuesdays 2 - 5 pm
Community Board 2 43-22 50 St,
2nd Floor, Woodside 718.533.8773
Community Board 5 61-23 Myrtle
Ave, Glendale 11385
-Hearing & Meeting 7:30 pm Sept 12
Community Board 6 Kew Gardens
Community Center 80-02 Kew
Gardens Rd, Suite 202 Kew Gardens
11415,
Community Board 7 133-32 41 Rd, 3
Floor, Flushing 718.359.2800 Public
Hearing and Regular Meeting, Union
Plaza Care Center 33-23 Union St.,
Flushing 7 pm Sept 17
Community District Education
Council 30 I.S. 227 32-02 Junction
Blvd, East Elmhurst 6:30 pm Sept 24
Community Education Council
District 24 PS 290Q 55-20
Metropolitan Ave, Ridgewood 6:15
pm Business Meeting, 7 pm Calendar
Meeting Sept 25
Community Education Council D25
-
30-48 Linden Place, Flushing 11354,
4 Floor Rm 407
-Calendar/Business Meeting, 7 pm
Oct 3
Council Member Francisco Moya
-Immigrant Services, Free immigration services at our District Office
106-01 Corona Ave., Corona.
718.651.1917 every Tuesday.
82nd Street Partnership Jackson
Heights, www.vivalacomida.com
-7th annual food and music festival,

Viva la Comida along 82nd St,
between Roosevelt & Baxter
Avenues. 12 pm - 7 pm Sept 15
109th Precinct Build the Block
Meeting,VFW Post 885 (1 Floor)
120-19 14 Road, College Point,
Sponsored by Council Member Paul
Vallone, 7 refreshments 7:30 Meeting
Sept 19
114th Precinct Community Council,
Will be at Riccaardo’s 7 pm Sept 25
Astoria Homeowners, Tenants &
Business Civic Association Members
& Astoria Community meeting at The
St. Francis of Assisi Academy
Gymnasium 21-17 45 St., Astoria
7:30 pm Sept 19
Dutch Kills Civic Association, Inc.
Meeting at Growing Up Green School
39-27 28 St. 7:30 pm Sept 13
Greater Flushing Chamber of
Commerce
john@flushingchamber.nyc
Church of the Resurrection 85-09
118 St, Kew Gardens 718-847-2649
-Summer Treasure, Bake & Book
Sale, Used Clothing, Appliances,
Toys, Homemade Bake Goods, Lunch
& Refreshments Available 9:30 am -
3: 30 pm Sept 22, 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Sept 23
Moak Yang Presbyterian Church,
12-25 Clintonville St, Whitestone,
NY 11357 646.353.6043
Hurricane Relief with Trinity
Lutheran Church Lenten Denial
Funds to go to Food for the Poor: provides emergency care in Caribbean,
S. America; currently helping Puerto
Rico hurricane victims. Contribute
online or via pew envelope; coin
envelopes at back of church. Info at
foodforthepoor.org.
-Alzheimer’s Association Caregivers’
Support Group Meets once-a-month
each third Thursday of the month
-Pastor Paul is leading a trip to Italy,
Switzerland and to see
Oberammergau Passion Play $4399
per person round trip, double room.
Deposit is due by Dec. 31, 2018 Sept.
24 - Oct 5, 2020
Identity Theft Safety from NYPD
Community Affairs After a data
breach of Equifax, a major credit
reporting agency, website has been
set up to help determine if your information has been compromised:
www.equifaxsecurity2017.com. Visit
www.nypdcommunityaffairs.org for
up-to-date info from the NYPD.
Free Immigration Services at CM
Moya’s district office every Monday
& Wednesday, 82-11 37 Ave, Suite
607, Jackson Heights 11372. Info at
718-651-1917
KCS And GMHC Immigration
Forum Family Petition, How to petition for a family member as a US citizen or a Legal Permanent Resident.
One-on-one with an expert immigration attorney 203-05 32 Ave, Bayside
Keller Wiliams Liberty 96-10 101
Ave, Ozone Park Food Drive. Please

donate canned and packaged food. A
few items with kosher certifications.
Kiwanis Club of Sunnyside
www.SunnysideKiwanis.org will
meet the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of
every month at Sidetracks 45-08
Queens Blvd., Sunnyside, 6:30 pm.
Ladies First Astoria Women’s
Empowerment Group founded by
local businesswomen for fostering
personal & professional relationships
at locally-focused gatherings. Info
https://instagram.com/LadiesFirstAstoria
LIC/Astoria Lions Club will meet
second Tuesday of the month at the
Irish Center 10-40 Jackson Ave, LIC,
7 pm.
Long Island City Partnership
www.LongIslandCityQueens.com
- Fall Networking Night, Brooklyn
Boulders Queensbridg, 5:30pm-
7:30pm Sept. 12
-NYC Development Finance
Conference 117 W. 46 Street,
12:00pm-5:30pm, Sept. 17
Human & Civil Rights Task Force
Call Sen. Peralta’s district office in
order to join at 718.205.3881. If in
need of assistance, call the
Independent Democratic
Conference’s toll-free emergency hotline for immigration legal services at
800.213.6385.
Pheffer Amato Mobile Office Hours
-Coleman Square, Howard Beach,
Howard Beach JFK Airport train stop
4 - 6 pm Sept 21
-Toy Story 3, Admission is free,
Howard Beach 92-06 156 Ave
718.641.7086
Queens Chamber of Commerce 75-
20 Astoria Blvd. #140, Jackson
Heights 11370 www.queenschamber.org 718-898-8500 info@queenschamber.org
-Intellectual Property 101, Queens
Chamber of Commerce, 9:00 am
Sept.19
-OSHA 30-Hour Information Session
37-44 21 St 12 pm - 2 pm Sept 20
-OSHA 10-Hour Construction Safety
and Health Program, Queens
Chamber of Commerce, Jackson
Heights, Sept 20, 21
-City Programs and Services,
Sunnyside Public Library Long Island
City 5 pm Sept 20
-Annual Golf Outing and Dinner,
Honoring the Honorable US
Representative Joseph Crowley,
Garden City Country Club, Garden
City 9 am - 7 pm Sept 24
-Steps to Home Ownership - Finance,
Neighborhood Housing Services of
Queens CDC, Inc. Woodside 6 pm
Sept 26
Queens Community House Donate
to Pomonok Food Pantry. Non-perishable food donations. Looking for volunteers. Contact the Center at
718.591.6060
Queens Economic Development
Corporation (QEDC) 120-55 Queens

Blvd, Suite 309, for more info call
718.263.0546 www.queensny.org
-Business Plan Competition, Enter for
a chance to win $10,000. Offering
orientation sessions in Queens
libraries 10:30 am Sept 8, 6:30 pm
Sept 10, 4:30 pm Sept 12, 6:30 pm
Sept 13, 6:30 pm Sept 17, 6:30 pm
Sept 20
-Food Entrepreneur’s Workshop, The
Entrepreneur Space 36-46 37 St,
Long Island City $240, 6:30 - 8 pm
Sept 26 Oct. 10, 24, 31 Nov. 7
-A panel discussion on the power of
resilience in food businesses.
Moderated by Robin Puskas of
NYSSFPA Tickets $15, Refreshments
served. Fulton Stall Market 91 South
Street, NY 6:30 - 9 pm Sept 18
-Get M/WBE Certified, The
Entrepreneur Space 36-46 37 St,
Long Island City RSVP online 10 am
- 12 pm Sept 27
Queens Night Market in Flushing
Meadows Corona Park on Saturdays,
starting May 5. Free admission.
Sponsors welcome. For more info,
visit queensnightmarket.com.
-Vendor Application now open at
http://bit.ly/qnm-vendor-2018, or
email
vendor@queensnightmarket.com.
-Interested performers may apply by
writing to performer@queensnightmarket.com.
-Small business seminars, visit online
for more info.
Sunnyside-Woodside Lions Club
meets 7 pm last Wednesday of the
month at Grace Church 46-01 43 Ave.
Sunnyside

DINE/DANCE/FUNDRAISERS:

Italian Charities of America 83-20
Queens Blvd, Elmhurst. For info call
718.478.3100. Dinner Dances; Flea
Markets.
-Sicilian Language Course, reading,
writing & speaking. 12 lessons $150,
1 hour 45 minutes long. Textbook is
required. Call to register. 2:30 Sept
15
-Saturday Night Dance, Live DJ, food
and fun. Classics, oldies, top 40,
Italian and Spanish music. $12, $10
members. Includes food, dessert, coffee and tea. Alcohol for purchase. 8
pm - 12 am Sept 22
-Flea Market, Tables are available for
$25, 9 am - 4 pm Oct 13
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Evening Under The Sphere
fundraiser cocktail party to support
the Alliance for Flushing Meadows
Corona Park. www.allianceforfmcp/org/gala 6 - 9 pm Oct 4
HANAC Gala at the Mandarin
Oriental, 80 Columbus Circle, NYC
10023. www.hanac.org to buy journal
ads, sponsorship or tickets
($200/$225/$400) Honoring Bruno
Frustaci Contracting, Inc., Carmen
Padilla Volunteer of the Year 7:30 -

11:30 pm Oct. 26
Queens Historical Society
Anniversary Benefit at Queens
Botanical Garden ($68/$50 members)
www.QueensHistoricalSociety.org &
718-939-0647 for tickets and to
donate, or to advertise in the journal.
4:30 - 8 pm November 8
Sunnyside Shines 45-56 43 St.,
Sunnyside 718.606.1800, info@sunnysideshines.org
-Sunnyside Restaurant Week, 3
Course Dinner for $25, 46 eateries
from 48 Ave. to Queens Blvd to
Skillman Ave Sept 23 - 29
-Social Media Delegation, At
Sidetracks for appetizers and a cash
bar. 5-7 pm Sept 23
-Sunnyside Post Mile Run, Admission
$20 Adults, $15 Seniors, $10
Children Lou Lodati Park at 43 St.
Leashed dogs welcome 9:30 am Sept
29
-Ecuadorian-American Cultural
Center 45-23 47 St, 1st Floor,
Woodside, Street Funfair, Free and
open to the public
www.EcuadorCenter.org 10:30 am
Sept 23
-Free Career Fair, 43-31 39 St,
Sunnyside. Full and Part-time available. For more info 718.784.6160 ext.
340, www.scsny.org 5 - 8 pm Sept 27
-Volunteer: Community Mulch &
Bulb Planting 10 am - 12:30 pm Oct
13- 14

HEALTH:

Allison Alexis Queens Cancer Walk,
Benefiting Shareing & Careing,
718.777.5766. Smokey Park 95 Ave &
126 St., South Richmond Hill Adults
$20 Children under 12 Free 1:30 -
5:30 pm Sept 15
American-Italian Cancer
Foundation Mobile, No-Cost Digital
Mammograms & Clinical Breast
Exams Screening Program. No copays required and deductibles are
waived. Women age 40+ w/insurance;
age 50+ w/o ins., NYC residents;
uninsured welcome. For info and
appointment (required), call
877.628.9090. 9 am-4:30 pm (unless
otherwise noted).
Blood Donation Opportunities
Make an appointment by downloading the free Red Cross Blood Donor
App, visiting redcrossblood.org, or
calling 1.800.733.2767
www.RedCrossBlood.org
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, stamped envelope & photo
ID. Screenings incl. PSA blood test.
Space is ltd., schedule an appt at
718.497.1630 or 718.738.1111
-Sen. Addabbo’s office, 159-53 102
Street, Howard Beach at 10 - 11:30

am Sept. 15
MetroPlus Health Plan MetroTeen
Health Fair for MetroPlus members,
ages 12-21, 90-37 Parsons Blvd, 2nd
floor, 11432 More info 212-908-3739,
chackore@metroplus.org
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:

Bayside Historical Society 208
Totten Ave, Fort Totten. For more
info, call 718.352.1548 or email
info@baysidehistorical.org.
Friends of Maple Grove Cemetery
127-15 Kew Gardens Rd., Kew
Gardens info@friendsofmaplegrove.org www.friendsofmaplegrove.org
Queens County Farm Museum 73-
50 Little Neck Pkwy, Floral Park,
718.347.FARM(3276)
-36th Annual Queens County Fair,
Adults $10, Children 12 & under $5,
11 am - 6 pm Sept 22 & 23
Queens Historical Society Museum
hours Tuesdays, Saturdays & Sundays
2:30 - 4:30 pm. All activities at
Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37
Ave. Flushing 11354 unless noted
otherwise.
www.QueensHistoricalSociety.org
-Colonial Toys & Games workshop
for grades K - 6. ($125/one-hour
class.) Ongoing
-Archaeological Workshop for grades
4-8 ($150/90-minute class) April -
mid-October
-History & Commerce in the Old &
New Netherlands at Kingsland
Homestead, 2:30 - 4:30 pm Sept. 30
Voelker Orth Museum, Bird
Sanctuary & Victorian Garden,
149-19 38 Ave., Flushing
info@vomuseum.org
www.VOMuseum.org 718-359-6228

LIBRARY SYSTEM:

Queens Library: 100s of events
daily visit www.queenslibrary.org,
click on programs; call Central
Library 718.990.0700 or individual
branches.
-Health & Wellness, Summer continues become healthier with these
upcoming programs: several forms of
yoga, tai chi, etc.; nutrition workshops for children and adults; Mental
health first aid workshop. Moving for
Life, senior health chat, Discover
symptoms of sleep apnea presentation
by a doctor.
visit
http://connectqueenslibrary.org1356
to find a Queens Library near you.
-Jumpstart Your Career, Develop new
skills. Advance your English for the
workplace. Get your high school

equivalency diploma. Attend an information session this week.
718.480.4222
-111 Places in Queens that you must
not miss. Books will be available for
sale and signing. Flushing (Rooms
A&B) 41-17 Main Street
-Entrepreneurship Series, starting a
business, eight-part series. Central
Library 89-11 Merrick Bvld, Jamaica.
Call 718.990.8625, 7 pm Sept. 4 to
Oct 23
-Committee Meetings, Starting at 6
pm at Robert T. Groh Board Rm
Central Library 89-11 Merrick Blvd,
Jamaica Sept 20
-Celebrating the Colors of Music and
Autumn with Charles Duke, Central
Library 89-11 Merrick Blvd, Jamaica
6 - 7:30 pm Sept 24
Glen Oaks Library, Health Care
Navigation, Free 6 pm Sept 20
Kanopy, with your library card
access to thousands of dramas, comedies, documentaries and more. Start
streaming now.
-East Elmhurst Library closed for
renovations starting June 16 until Fall
2018. Mobile library service available Thursdays 10 am - 5 pm starting
June 21. Nearest branches: Langston
Hughes, Corona, Jackson Heights &
Steinway.
Queens Library “Wonderful World
50” honoring 50th anniversary of
Louis Armstrong’s “It’s A Wonderful
World.” Reserve in advance
www.QueensLibrary.org
Free DMV Permit Practice Tests
Queens Library card required. Central
Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd,
Jamaica. Fridays, 9am-12pm.
IDNYC Card at Queens Library.
All New Yorkers are eligible.
Benefits: free membership to over 35
of the city’s leading cultural institutions, health and fitness center discounts, prescription drug discounts,
and supermarket discounts at Food
Bazaar. Enrollment centers at Central,
Flushing, and Long Island City community libraries.
Immigration Assistance:
www.QueensLibrary.org/2022
Immigration Case Management;
NYCitizenship (make appt. at
NYCitizenship hotline 212-514-
4277); Immigrant Justice Corps
(make appointment at 212-407-3417);
and Citizenship Classes &
Workshops.
-A pop-up science encounter, In
search of earth’s secrets: Learn about
the seafloor’s core. Sept 8 walk
through an inflatable replica of the
Joides Resolution. Central Library
89-11 Merrick Blvd, Jamaica Sept 6 -
17
-Growning Up Mandela: Author Talk
with Ndaba Mandela Central Library
89-11 Merrick Blvd, Jamaica 7 pm
Sept 12

PARKS & RECREATION:

Alley Pond Environmental Center
(APEC) Pre-register for ALL events.
Visit www.alleypond.com to register
for all events. Also available: birthday parties for kids and tweens. Call
APEC for info: 718-229-4000 228-06
Northern Blvd, Douglaston.
-Summer internships for high school
students. Contact Kasey 718-229-
4000 X 211 or KWilding@alleypond.com for info.
-Alley Creek Ecoquest Club: A
Citizen Science Club for adults.
(free) tom0153@hotmail.com for
more info. Second & fourth Sundays
of the month at 10 am
-Queens County Bird Club presents
“Birdsong and Vocal Learning” Free
Admission. Light refreshments
served. www.qcbirdclub.org 8 pm
Sept 19
-Adventure Time: Leaping Lizards,
18-36 months with parent $18 per
child/parent pair 10:30 am - 11:45 pm
Sept 22
-Think Tank: Solar Bots, 7-10 year
olds $24 per child 1 - 2:30 pm Sept 23
-Toddler Tales: Ten Apples Up On
Top, 3-4 year olds with parent $21 per
child/parent pair 10:30 am - Noon
Sept 29
-Forest Friends, 3 - 4 year olds with
one adult $21 per child/adult pair
12:30 - 2 pm Sept 30
-Forest Friends, 5 - 6 year olds with
one adult $21 per child/adult pair
12:30 - 2 pm Sept 30
FDR Four Freedoms State Park on
Roosevelt Island: Free public tours
April through Sept. Tours last 2
hours, available first come first
served. 12:30 & 3 pm Thursdays
through Sundays weather permitting.
info & schedule updates 212-204-
8831 & www.fourfreedomspark.org
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Events for more info call
718.760.6565
www.nycgovparks.org/ parks/ flushing meadows- corona- park/ events.
Bring a yoga mat for workouts. All
outdoor workouts are weather-permitting. -Evening Under The Sphere, Join us
for our second annual fundraising
cocktail party to support the Alliance
for Flushing Meadows Corona Park 6
- 9 pm Oct 4
-Free Zumba at the Playground For
All Children, 11 St. & Corona Ave.
sponsored by the Community
Advisory Board. 7 pm Tuesdays
-Free Masala Bhangra Dance Class
sponsored by the Community
Advisory Board. Unisphere. 7 pm
Thursdays.
-Free Boot Camp outdoors at
Unisphere 5:30 - 6:30 pm & 6:45 -
7:45 pm Fridays
-Free Yoga outdoors at Unisphere
8:30 - 9:15 am & 9:30 - 10:30 am

Saturdays
-CaringKind, Walk to support its free
programs and services. For the families and caregivers affected by a
dementia diagnosis. 6 Ave, 111 St,
rain or shine 9 am Sept 16
-Senior Fitness Tennis, Mondays &
Wednesdays, near Playground for All
Children. For adults 60+ Register on
line or call 718.760.6999. 10 am -
noon Sept 17 thru Oct 26
Flushing Waterways (rpryor@riverkeeper.org)
-Flushing Bay Fall Festival, Feature
boating, tabling by local organizations. No ticket needed. 12 - 3 pm
Sept 22
Forest Park
-Richmond Hill Block Association’s
Park Fair. Rain or Shine Free
Admission Myrtle Ave. & Park Lane
South, 718.849.3759, RHBA@att.net
10 am - 6 pm Sept. 15
-Recycling Event, Sponsored by
Senator Joseph Addabbo and
Assembly Member Mike Miller. For
more info contact Senator Addabbo’s
Office at 718.738.1111. Forest Park
Bandshell Parking Lot 10 am - 2 pm
Sept 23
Fort Totten
www.FortTottenParks.org
Jamaica Bay Events & Programs
All events at Jamaica Bay Wildlife
Refuge, Broad Channel unless stated
otherwise. Volunteering opportunities
also available, contact timothy_farrell@nps.gov for more info.
-Tours of Hangar B at Floyd Bennett
Field. Open house on Tuesdays,
Thursdays, Saturdays, 9 am-4 pm.
Ranger-led tours on Sundays, 2-4 pm.
-Clean Ocean Action’s 30th Annual
Spring Student Summit Applications
are available at www.cleanoceanaction.org For more info 732-872-0111
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 73-
50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park
11004
-Antique Motorcycle Show $7. Free
parking is available 11 am - 4 pm
Sept 16
Soccer First Kicks Program for ages
3-6, $195, 10-11 am. Development
League Spring Season, $235, ages 6-
13, 12-3 pm Sundays
Sunnyside Community Services
718.784.6173 ext. 401, or
info@scsny.org
-Sunnyside Post Mile Run/Walk register for Sept 29

SCHOOLS/KIDS:

Bayside Little League 2018
Registration The Club House, 25-32
168 St (lower level). Accepts ages 4
through 17 and also offers girls softball.

For info and registration, visit
baysidelittleleague.com.
Bombers Youth Lacrosse Program
Boys and girls K-8 grade, high school
boys and girls, boys youth travel
teams, boys and girls youth travel
teams, boys elite high school travel
teams, 1st sticks beginner classes,
and boys and girls training sessions.
Sessions available year-round with
experienced coaching staff, no parent
coaches. For more info visit bomberslacrosse.com, email bomberslacrosseclub@aol.com, or call
917.282.8638.
Dwarf Giraffe Athletic League
Baseball & Hockey Registration
Ages 4-15. Thursdays 7-8 pm &
Sundays 10 am-12 pm. DG Building,
149-50 15 Rd, Whitestone. Register
online at www.dwarfgiraffe.com or
call 718.746.1539.
Federation of Italian American
Organizations of Queens, Inc. 20-12
21 Ave, Astoria, 718-204-2444 italianfederation@gmail.com
-Fall Italian Language Classes for
Adults
10-week session $120 plus workbook.
6-7:45 pm Adult Beginners Tues, Sept
18, Adult Intermediate Wed, Sept 19
Grow To Learn NYC, the citywide
school gardens initiative. www.growtolearn.org
-Citizen Saturdays at Gantry State
Park, pier 4 “Fishing Pier” - Help
State Park Rangers collect important
data about wildlife in & around park.
Also includes oyster monitoring,
plant & flower study, bird watching.
Adults & children. Noon-1:30
Saturdays beginning May 12
Let’s Play Playhouse 3417 Steinway
St, Astoria, Now offering 45 minute
classes 1 or 2 days a week. Strengthen
your child’s social and critical thinking. Plumbing and Electrical Classes @
LAGCC Classes begin this Sept. and
run through Dec. Tuition includes all
books and supplies. Apply online.
Queens Adult Learning Center 27-
35 Jackson Ave. 3rd Floor LIC 11101
(718) 361-9480
-Register to Learn English
Summer Internship Alley Pond
Environmental Center for high
school sophomores, juniors and seniors. For more info call 718.229.4000
ext. 211 or email kwilding@alleypond.com.
Internship at The Queens Gazette:
high school or college students welcome to apply for internships. If you
love writing and reporting, you will
get great experience in our offices.
Openings are also available for management and administrative internships. Start right away. Email your
resume to QGazette@aol.com.
Summer Internships: LIFESCI NYC
Internship program seeks hosts for
college and grad students interested

in Life Sciences careers! Application
for hosts at
bit.ly/LifeSciNYCHostApp. Call
(609) 480-8742 for more info.
Summer Sports Clinic: Softball at
Flushing Meadows Corona Park field
behind Playground For All Children.
Free drop-in clinic for ages 8 - 14. 11
am - 1 pm starting July 16
TACHS Course $275 St. Agnes
Academic High School 13-20 124
Street, College Point 718.353.6276,
3:15 - 5 pm Sept 20, 27 Oct 4, 11, 18,
25 Nov 1
Whitepoint Youth Football & Cheer
program for boys & girls K through
8th grade. Flag football, summer
camps, cheer squad.www.whitepointyouthfootball.com whitepointfootball@gmail.com 347-322-0374

SENIORS:

“Aging In Place” guide for building
owners from NYC Dep’t for the
Aging available for download at
www.aiany.org/aging
Met Council’s Project Metropair:
Free Home Repairs Svcs incl: bathtub grab bars, smoke & carbon
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
New York Foundation for Senior
Citizens, Inc. helps Seniors enjoy
safer, healthier & more dignified
lives in the home & community. 35
social service programs, over 900
units of housing.www.nyfsc.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:

The RGMVM LL and The Queens
Alliance Baseball LG. Regist. for the
fall season at the RGMVM Little LG.
Complex, 78-23 Woodhaven Blvd. 5
years old to Adult, Division 19 and
over. For start times and fees call
718-821-4487 or 718-366-7717
Flushing Greenmarket at Maple
Playground, 136-50 Maple Ave,
Flushing 11355 Wednesdays 8 am - 4
pm to November 28
-To sell at the Flushing Greenmarket
complete application at

www.grownyc.org/files/gmkt/questionnaire/farmer.pdf for farmers and
www.grownyc.org.files/gmkt/questionnaire/nonfarmer.pdf for non-farmers.

Food Scrap Collection (by Big!
compost) 10 am to 1 pm. Info at
grownyc.org
Queens Greenmarket: Sunnyside
Skillman Ave & 43 St, Saturdays, 8
am-3 pm. Visit grownyc.org for info.

ONGOING EVENTS; ORGANIZATIONS

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):
-Animals Can’t Talk PO Box 630408
Little Neck, NY 11363 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
-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
Breaking Ground: Homeless Get
help for yourself, family, or someone
in need on the street. Call 311 to
access shelter service or send for a
mobile outreach team. For more info
visit www.breakingground.org.
Business Assistance Calendar For
business owners seeking assistance in
skills. www.queensbp.org.
Catholic Migration Services Free
legal advice offered at the end of their
Queens tenants monthly meeting. St.
Sebastian Parish Center, 39-60 57 St,
Woodside. 718.429.4442
Certified Home Health Aide
Training Info at www.scsny.org
718.784.6160 ext.525
Council Member Francisco Moya
Culture Pass, If you have a library
card, you can reserve a pass and get
free admission to dozens of cultural
institutions. Visit online culturepass.nyc
Free Citizenship Application

Assistance. Appt, info:
718.478.3848. 3rd Sundays, 2:30-6
pm
Free Legal Clinics by Legal Aid Soc.
& Chhaya CDC info at chhayacdc.org
718.478.3848; Sen. Peralta, CM
Dromm. Every 2nd Weds, 4:30-6:30
pm: (37-43 77 St, Jackson Hts, 2nd
Floor)ByAPPOINTMENT
212.788.7066
Free Home Repairs for New Yorkers
60 and older. Must be able to show
financial need. For more info: 212-
453-9542, email
info@metcouncil.org, or visit metcouncil.org. sponsored by the Met
Council.
Department of City Planning Has
created a short video explaining how
zoning rules in the floodplain can
help reduce flood risks and support
the city’s long-term vitality. Write to
resilientneighborhoos@planning.nyc.
gov or visit www.nyc.gov/floodtextupdate for more info.
Department of Consumer Affairs:
NYC Free Tax Prep Visit
www.nyc.gov/taxprep.
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
Educational Opportunities The
State Education Depart. Continuing
Education Services Vocational
Rehabilitation if you have a disability, or unemployed visit
www.acces.nysed.gov.
Free Immigration Services in
Queens Spons. by CM Dromm &
New Immigrant Community
Empowerment (NICE). Info at
cuny.edu/citizenship, appointments at
212.652.2071.
Free Services: Immigration /
Naturalization, Senior Benefits,
Community Health Advocate. 93-03
Roosevelt Ave 2R, Jackson Heights;
Flushing Office 133-04 39 Ave.,
Flushing
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 or visit
eiic.org - Mon, Thurs, 6 - 9 pm
Free Colonoscopy Screenings The
#2 cancer killer. Age 50+, once a
decade. Info for screening American
Cancer Soc 800.227.2345.or vicit
cancer.org
Free Compost Containers for apartment bldgs. of at least 10 stories. 311
or nyc.gov/organics.
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 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.
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.
Grace Institute (Free) Women transition back into the workforce. For
training program and info www.graceinstitute.org/admissions@graceinstitute.org.
-Professional Program’s Evening
Health Care Sector 8 wk programs.
Info, open houses, start dates, graceinstitute.org or email
admissions@graceinstitute.org
Grand Opening: Book Culture LIC
Court Square’s first bookstore, Book
Culture LIC, opened at 26-09 Jackson
Ave.
HANAC Western Queens
Caregivers Network. Weekly support
group, counseling sessions, referrals.
Info 718.777.6941
ICYMI: Health Department Pop-
Up on Queens Plaza North Free, in-person health insurance enrollment.

Application counselors can help you
sign up for health insurance and
SNAP (food stamp) assistance. Walkins welcome, interpretation services
available. 25-05 Queens Plaza North
near Chase bank, open Mon-Fri 9 am-
4 pm.
Jackson Heights Community
Chorus Tues rehearsals. Renaissance
Charter School, 35-59 81 St, Info
917.200.5779. Email:
JHCHORUS@ info.gmail.com
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/
Work Force 1 Career Center, 168-
25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl, Jamaica. Info
718.557.6755, www.nycgov/workforce1 Military Mondays Veterans seeking
advice concering SSI/SSD benefits,
housing concerns, child support, etc
are invited to call live answer hotline
at 917.661.4500 weekdays from 10
am-4 pm for elegibility information
and to make an appointment.
New York Irish Center, Pieta House
10-40 Jackson Ave, LIC. Free, professional, confidential, therapeutic
approach to people in crisis.
718.482.0909. Info nyirishcenter.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.
https://www1.nyc.gov/site/em/volunteer/cert-inquiries.page
NYC Department of Buildings
Homeowners and Residents Night
120-55 Queens Blvd, Tuesdays at 4 &
7 pm more info at
https://www1.nyc.gov/site/buildings/homeowner/homeowner.page
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
NYS Comptroller’s office
unclaimed funds. Info
www.osc.state.ny.us/ouf
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.
Prepare Your Organization for a
Winter Storm Ensure your business
is prepared with “FEMA’s Prepare
Your Organization for a Winter Storm
Playbook.” The free PDF is available
online and provides tools and
resources with instructuins to help
you prepare for inclement weather.
Project Open House by Mayor assists individuals in their homes by removing small architectural barriers. Visit
https://www1.nyc.gov/site/mopd/initiatives/project-open-house.page
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/
Raccoons in NYC For info on raccoons, rabies, protect your home, pets
call 311 or nyc.gov/health/rabies
Riders Alliance Organizing mass
transit riders for affordable fares,
service restoration, general improvements. www.ridersny.org., 212-590-
9427
Sen. Peralta Free Legal Counsel
Starting November, Sen. Peralta’s
office with legal professionals for the
CUNY School of Law’s Community
Legal Resource Network will offer
free legal counsel on immigration and
housing. Partnered with the
Immigrant Defense Coalition and
Sen. Peralta are Asian Americans for
Equality, Cattholic Charities of New
York, Center for the Integration and
Advancement of New Americabs,
CUNY/Citizenship NOW, Emerald
Isle Immgrant Center, HER Justice
(Manhattan), New York Immigration
Coalition (Manhattan), and Queens
County District Attorney Office of
Immigrant Affairs.
Small Biz Owners: Opportunity to
Request Your No-Cost Compliance
Consultation NYC Department of
Small Business Services offers no-cost consultations on city regulations.
Advisors will not issue violations of
fines. For more info visit
https://www1.nyc.gov/nyc-resources/categories/business/business-assistan... or call
311.
Sunnyside Community Svcs. (free)
-Assists in filing SNAP applications

& recertification. 718.784.6173 x528
-Training and Home Care Services,
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. Email: info@scsny.org
718.784.6160;
-Social Adult Day Program for people living with Alzheimer’s, dementia, or physical impariments. 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
Sunnyside Up Free Pre-
Kindergarten Students must be 4 yrs
old, born in 2014. Call 718.784.6173
ext 410 or email prek@scsny.org.
Tree Guard Program To request
trees or protect extant trees. For more
info, visit
www.nycparkstreeguard.com
Vocational Rehabilitation For the
disabled & unemployed. Info at
347.510.3100, or acces.nysed.gov
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
Whitepoint Cheer Squad Spring
and Fall Cheer Program For details
& registration visit whitepointyouthfootball.com.
Whitestone Fall In-House Football
League ($300) For info and to register contact whitepointyouthfootball@aol.com or John McArdle at
347.322.0374.
Woodside On The Move Adult
Computer Classes Basic computer
skills. Reg at 718.476.3449 ext 16.
Mondays for 12 wks, 5:30-7:30 pm &
Wednesdays 3-5 pm.
World Ice Arena FMCP Aquatics
Center/Ice Rink, near Avery Ave and
131 St in Flushing Meadows Corona
Park. One of the best indoor ice rinks
in the city, bring your own skates or

rent a pair. Skating lessons available,
as well as games of ice hockey or sled
hockey. Fees apply. Open Monday to
Sunday, times vary. 718.760.9001

LAGUARDIA COMMUNITY
COLL.
31-10 Thomson Ave, LIC,
718.482.7200, www.laguardia.edu
-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 Resident Veterans 60 or older
may attend college for a small fee.
For more info 718-482-5386
-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. NEEDS
WORK
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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