2018-11-14 / 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.
-Paquito D’Rivera & John di Martino
Trio, presenting an evening of the music
of Billy Strayhorn and Duke Ellington
$25/$20 Members & Students/Free for
Teens
-NEA Jazz Masters: Speaking in the
Language of Jazz, $42/$32 Members/$20
Students Free for teens; 8 pm Nov 16
-Lioness Presents Amanda Monaco
Quartet, A concert series featuring women
in jazz. $5/Free for members, students &
teens 2-4 pm Nov 18
Flushing House Rooftop 38-20 Bowne
St, Flushing 11354
Green Space 37-24 24 St., Long Island
City
-Take Root, $20 cash, $22 credit card
Catey Ott Dance Collective and David
Appel Nov. 16 and 17
-Fertile Ground, $15 New Works
Showcase with various artists Nov 18
LeHavre Art League Arts & Crafts
Show 168-68 9 Ave., Whitestone,
718.767.2277
-Paintings, Photos, Crafts, Raffles, Live
entertainment and refreshments. 11 am - 3
pm Nov 18
Let The Children Play www.lcpjamaica.strikingly.com
-Paying It Forward, Silent Auction, DJ’s,
Hors d’Oeuvres and Drinks, Dop Dop
Salon 170 Mercer St., Tickets $125 Raffle
$20. 8 pm Nov 19
Long Island City Artists
www.jotform.com/trimistopheles/fall-only-lic-arts-open-studios-sub
-Chashama is seeking submissions from
LIC artists to exhibit their work at 22-22
Jackson Ave, LIC. Work on display for 4
months and receive a stipend. Dec 7
-Seeking work for all disciplines for our
Fall Salon Exhibition. Will run from
November - December 2018. Your work is
exhibited for 3 weeks. All work must be
delivered by hand to the location. Opening
reception at The LIC Arts Open and Raw
Gallery 5 -8 pm Nov 15. Opening reception at The Plaxall Gallery 6 - 10 pm Nov
16
-Artists in Conversation: Bearing Witness,
Atlantic Gallery www.atlanticgallery.org
Guest Speakers Karen Kettering Dimit,
and Meera Thompson. Exhibition Dates:
Nov 6 - 24, 1:30 pm Nov 17

-The Plaxall Gallery, Submit your works
for our affordable art exhibition. All art
under $400 www.licartists.org/off-thewall MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, Long
Island City www.moma.org
-Talking Nauman, Featuring artists, scholars, and critics. Oct 28, Nov 4, 11, 18
-Bruce Nauman: Disappearing Acts,
MoMA Oct 21 - Feb 18, 2019, MoMA
PS1 Oct 21 - Feb 25
-No Thanks Given, VW Sunday Sessions
questions the history of Thanksgiving in
active resistance to colonialism. 1 - 6 pm
Nov 18
-Simone Fattal, Over 100 works created
over the last 40 years featuring abstract
and figurative ceramic sculptures, paintings, and collages. 12 - 6 pm Thursday
through Monday, Admission $10
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
-The premier tribute band Killer Queen,
At Colden Auditorium
kupferbergcenter.org or box office 718-
793-8080 for tickets. Nov 17
-R&B Holiday Bash Keith Sweat & Kid
Capri, Tickets $59- $150 8 pm Nov 24
Queens Council on the Arts 37-11 35
Avenue, Astoria 11101
www.QueensCouncilArts.org
info@QueensArts.org
-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.
-ArtSite Artists Announced, Artists selected to create artwork throughout Jamaica
and Jackson Heights, have been
announced!
-Join Artists in Creative Conversations,
Monthly dinner meeting. RSVP
Far Rockaway Cultural Performing Arts
44-19 SUNY Queens Educational
Opportunity Center 158-29 Archer Ave.,
Jamaica, 6 pm Nov 27
New York Tibetan Service Center 83-02A
Broadway, 3 Floor, Elmhurst 6 pm Nov 16
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.
-Queens International 2018 Volumes,
Website will bring 41 artists representing
15 neighborhoods together. Browse
through for floor plans and more. Oct 7,
Feb 24
-Saunter Trek Escort Parade …S.T.E.P..
Performances and walks open to people of
all abilities. View Oct 28 - Dec 2, Nov. 11,
Dec 2
-Museum Explorers Workshop, Workshop
is geared towards families with children
with disabilities. 1:30 - 4:30 pm Nov 18
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
-A Christmas Carol, Tickets $35, $40
7:30 pm Nov 23
-Mystic India, A Bollywood Dance
Spectacular. Tickets starting at $29, 3
pm Nov 18
Socrates Sculpture Park 32-01 Vernon
Blvd, LIC. Info 718.956.1819,
socratessculpturepark.org
-Hiring Now: Paid Curatorial Summer
Intern. Apply online.
-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
St. Franics Prep Art Department
718.423.8810
-Beauty & the Beast Students/Senior
Citizen $5, Adults $12 8 pm Nov 30, 7
pm Dec 1
St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and
Sciences D’Angelo Room 307, 8000
Utopia Parkway, Queens
-Color Music Philosophy, Explores the
connection of music and visual color,
timelessness and the cosmos. Free and
open to the public. Room 406 Pizza and
Soda served. 2 pm Nov 15
-Truth and Communication in the Age
of Misinformation from Kierkegaard to
Social Media, Where: St. Augustine 2
Floor, Communication and
Collaboration Commons Room. Tickets
$15. 9 am - 5 pm Nov 16, 17
Holy Trinity Catholic Academy 14-45

143 Street, Whitestone
-Holy Trinity Turkey Trot will start and
finish at the school. 5K fun run, Entry
fee is $35. race day $40. Refreshments
will be provided. First 100 receive a
complimentary t-shirt. 8 am Nov 17
Ridgewood YMCA 69-02 64 Street,
Ridgewood ymcanyc.org/ridgewood
-Taste of Ridgewood, To benefit the
YMCA’s Annual Campaign. Tickets
from $50 to $1500. For more info
212.912.2190 6:30 - 9:30 pm Nov 15
York College 94-20 Guy R. Brewer
Blvd, Jamaica. Call 718.262.2000 for
more event info
-York College Big Band Preview
Concert @ Milton G. Bassin PAC 7 pm
Nov 14
-York College Big Band @ Academic
Core Atrium Noon Nov 20
-York College Gabe Grassia’s Senior
Recital @ Milton G. Bassin PAC 7 pm
Nov 20

ARTS OTHER:

Bishop Molloy Retreat House 86-45
Edgerton Blvd., Jamaica 718.739.1229
-Day of Recollection, Topic: Loving
Others Presenter: Mrs. Helene Secreti
You can register by calling
718.739.1229 or emailing bmrhpromotions@cpprov.org Nov 15
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).
Greenmarket Bites with GrowNYC
Ridgewood Youth Market located at
Catalpa Ave and Myrtle Ave
-Featuring local chefs preparing dishes
using seasonal bounty
Chef Hugue Dufour Nov 3
Chef Bikash Kharel Nov 10
Chef Alfonso Zhicay Dec 2
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.)
-Choreographer + Composer Residency
starting in Oct. 2018 or Jan. 2019
Long Island City Arts at Plaxall
Gallery, 5-25 46 Ave. LIC 11101
www.licartists.org
-Jorge Posada Artist, 43-49 10 St.,
Studio 207 LIC 1 - 8 pm Nov 17, 1 - 6
pm Nov 18
Long Island City Partnership
www.LongIslandCityQueens.com
-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
-Annual Awards Gala, Melrose
Ballroom, Early bird pricing until Oct
11, Gala will take place 6 - 8 pm Nov 14
-Volunteers Community Planting in
LIC, 100 volunteers are needed, to plant
tulip bulbs in 67 tree pits. Register LICQNS.com/CommunityPlantings. Two
shifts 9-11:30 am and 12:30 - 3 pm Nov
15,16, 17
-The Socrates Annual, 2018 exhibition,
Made by artists awarded the Park’s
Emerging Artist Fellowship. 9 am to
sunset. Will run until March of 2019
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
-That’s My Home! Annual Gala,
Honoring Herb Alpert, 6:30 pm
Cocktails & Silent Auction, 7:30 pm
Dinner, Presentations and Special
Musical Performance by David
Ostwald’s Louis Armstrong Eternity
Band. Tickets and Journal ads starting
at $300. Tables starting at $10,000. For
more information call 718.478.8274
x103 Nov 28
-Family Concert: Who is Joe Williams?
Rose Theater $10. Nov 3, 1 pm & 3 pm
Musica Reginae Productions 59-56 57
Drive, Maspeth
-Musica Reginae Productions Concert
Series, The Church-In-the-Gardens 50
Ascan Ave., Forest Hills
www.MusicaReginae.org
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.
-Astoria Mom’s Improv (Graduation
show for improv class) 7 pm Nov 19
-Musical Theatre Mayhem (Musical
improv show) 8:30 pm Nov 19
-Board Game Meetup (Play board
games with like-minded fans) 6 pm Nov
20
-Astoria Drink & Draw (Sketching
w/live model) 8 pm Nov 20
-Laugh Through The Pain (Stand
up/storytelling comedy) 7:30 pm Nov
21
-My First Time: A Stand Up &
Storytelling Show (Stories of virginity
loss) 9 pm Nov 21
-QED Presents (All-star stand up comedy) 7:30 pm Nov 23
-Homespun Comedy (Stand up comedy)
9:30 pm Nov 23

-Transplants (Stand up comedy) 7:30
pm Nov 24
-Hashtag Comedy (Stand up comedy)
9:30 pm Nov 24
Queens Economic Development
Corporation (QEDC)
-The Entrepreneurial Assistance
Program, Aspiring and existing small
business owners. 20-class course
informs on ways to minimize risk and
maximize reward. Classes run twice a
week Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:45 -
8:45 pm Oct 2 - Dec 11
-Queens StartUP! Business Plan
Competition, All about business planning and research; Flushing Library 41-
17 Main St., two-hour sessions Oct 13
and Jan 26.
-1010 Wins-Small Business $10 K
Challenge. Provide a short write-up to
enter. Deadline: Nov 25
-M/WBE certification, Queens
Women’s Business Center,
MadeInQueens. For more information
visit queensny.org. 10 am - 12 pm Nov
29
Queens College
-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.
-Call for submissions The Act One: One
Act Festival 2019 is now accepting submissions for the Winter 2019 festival.
Plays 10 - 20 minutes long maximum.
Prizes $50, $100 Deadline is Dec 10
Sunnyside Shines Business
Improvement District
-The Holiday Market will take place in
Bliss Plaza at 46 Street and Queens
Boulevard 12 - 6 pm Nov 24 - Dec 16
We Love Whitestone 150-42 11 Ave,
Whitestone, call or text 917.502.6733
-Self Defense and Awareness Seminar,
hosted by Fierce Dragon Martial Arts
Academy Register https://bit.ly/2QxZB7o
-Town Meeting, Holy Trinity Church
Rectory Basement 14-45 14 Street,
Parking available in the church lot 7:30
pm Nov 28
Whitestone Community Volunteer
Ambulance Service 12-15 150 Street,
Whitestone 718.767.1000
-Volunteer EMS, Free EMT Certification,
Clinical hours on a 911 Ambulance,
Limitless Patient Care, Scholarship
Assistance, Annual Tax credit, Volunteer
discounts
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
Black Spectrum Theatre 177-01
Baisley Blvd, Jamaica 718.723.1800
-Celebrity Comedy Show, Featuring

comics that have been on TV. Tickets
starting at $25. 8 pm Nov 17

COMMUNITY MTGS, EVENTS:

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
-Queens Land Use Public Hearing 10:30
am Nov 15
-Queens Borough Board 5:30 pm Nov 19
-Queens Borough Cabinet 9:30 am Nov
20
-Homeowners & Tenants Enrollment
Event, NYC Dept. of Finance
(www.queensbp.org/rsvp) 10 am - 1 pm
Nov 20
-Queens Parent Advisory Board Meeting
Guest Speaker NYC Schools Chancellor
Richard Carranza 6 pm Nov 14
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
Council Member Francisco Moya
-Immigrant Services, Free immigration
services at our District Office 106-01
Corona Ave., Corona. 718.651.1917
every Tuesday.
Community Board 6 104-01
Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills
718.263.9250
-Meeting Notice, Kew Gardens
Community Center 80-02 Kew Gardens
Road, Suite 202 Kew Gardens, Planning
& zoning committee, report former
Parkway hospital rezoning. 7:45 pm
Nov 14
Community Board 7 133-32 41 Road,
3 Floor, Flushing 718.359.2800
-Public Hearing and Regular Meeting,
Union Plaza Care Center 33-23 Union
St., Flushing 7 pm Nov 19
Community District Education Council
30 I.S. 141 37-11 21 Ave., Astoria
-Public Hearing, Contracts for Excellence.
Share your experiences and opinions. 6
pm Nov 19
Animal Care Centers of NYC Become
an ACC Foster, for Large Dogs, Cats, and
Kittens. We supply everything dog food,
kitty litter. For more information
nycacc.org/foster
Department of Sanitation leaf collection, Residents should place leafs in a
paper bag. No plastic bags. nyc.gov/leafcollection 4 pm Nov 24 and Dec 8
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
Old Astoria Neighborhood
Association at St. George Episcopal
Church 14-20 27 Ave., Astoria 7 pm
Nov 14
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.
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.
Queens Chamber of Commerce 75-20
Astoria Blvd. #140, Jackson Heights
11370 www.queenschamber.org 718-
898-8500 info@queenschamber.org
-2018 Annual Building Awards Gala,
Accepting nominations for the 2018
Queens Building Awards Gala.
www.queenschamber.org Applications
are due by 6 - 9 pm Dec 6
-Lean Manufacturing & Battling Rising
Costs in NYC 4 - 6 pm Nov 15
-Shopping for a Home, 6 pm Nov 14
-Realizing The American Dream -
Home Buying, Neighborhood Housing
Services of Queens, CDC, Inc.
Woodside, 6 pm Nov 15
-A Workforce Symposium sponsored by
Verizon, United Nations Federal Credit
Union, Long Island City 8 -11 am Nov
16
Queens Community House Donate to

Pomonok Food Pantry. Non-perishable
food donations. Looking for volunteers.
Contact the Center at 718.591.6060
-Attend Community Potluck, Bring a
dish to share Forest Hills Community
Center’s Thanksgiving Potluck 108-25
62 Drive, Forest Hills. There will be
face painting, DJ, photo booths and
more. 5 - 8 pm Nov 20
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.
-Flea Market, Tables are available for
$25, Refreshments and food will be
available for purchase. 9 am - 4 pm Dec

Night of Dancing, Live DJ, food and
fun! Classics, oldies, top 40 Italian and
Latin music! $12. Non-members $10.
members, includes food, dessert, coffee
and tea. Wine, beer for purchase. 8 pm -
12 am Nov 17
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Evening Under The Sphere www.allianceforfmcp/org/gala
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
-Film Screening, Between
Neighborhoods Filmmaker Seth Fein $5
Adult $3 Student/Senior Free for members 2:30 - 4: 30 pm Nov 17

HEALTH:

American-Italian Cancer Foundation
Mobile, No-Cost Digital Mammograms
& Clinical Breast Exams Screening
Program. No co-pays 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
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.
-Decorate the Castle for the Holidays,
Free, Trimming the tree and welcoming
volunteers who’d like to lend a hand.
Cookies and cocoa for all. 10 am - 4 pm
Nov 17
Friends of Maple Grove Cemetery
127-15 Kew Gardens Rd., Kew Gardens
info@friendsofmaplegrove.org
www.friendsofmaplegrove.org
-Classical (mostly) Concert, Free
Admission, Limited Seating, RSVP
347.878.6614
-Holiday Framed Jewelry Art
Workshop, Victorian Admin Building
83-15 Kew Gardens Rd. $25/$20 members includes materials and lunch.
RSVP requested 10 am - 4 pm Nov 18
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
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
-Hear storytellers share the past.
Examine historic photos and maps of
Cambria Heights. Bring your own family’s stories and photos to share. The
team will scan and save on a free flash
drive you can take home. Cambria
Heights Library 1:30 -4:30 pm Nov 17
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.
-Young Adult Literacy Program, Preregister for Fall 2018, Open to students
aged 16-24. Four days of classes per
week.You’ll be able to take the Test of
Adult Basic Education. Begins on Oct 1
-Patrick Killoran introduces Passage
(2018) followed by a Q&A. Central
Branch 89-11 Merrick Blvd, Jamaica 11
am - 12:30 pm Nov 10 - Feb 24
-The People’s Guide to the Queens
International Writing Workshop LeFrak
City Branch 98-30 57 Ave, Corona 1 -
2:30 pm
Paolo Javier and David Mason introduce their installation followed by a
Q&A, Fel Santos: I of Newtown (2018)
LeFrak City Branch 98-30 57 Ave,
Corona 1:30 - 2:30 pm Nov 10 -Feb 24
-Family Art Workshop: Journey of the
Honeybee Flushing Branch 41-17 Main
St, Flushing 2 - 3:30 pm
-Mo Kong introduces Black Cloud,
Thin Ice (2018) followed by a Q&A.
Flushing Branch 41-17 Main Street,
Flushing 3:30 - 4:30 pm Nov 10 - Dec 8
-Music performances, Terraza 7, 40-19
Gleane St, Jackson Heights 7 - 10 pm

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.
-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
“Chimney Swifts and People” by John
Connors. Free admission. Light refreshments served. 8 pm Nov 14
-Urban Park Rangers, Free Black Friday
hikes to the oldest tree 350 and 450 years
old. 10 - 11:30 am Nov 23
-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/flushingmeadows-corona-park/events. Bring a
yoga mat for workouts. All outdoor workouts are weather-permitting.
-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
-Bike Field Trips, School Groups only
kids 10 years +, 9:30 - 11:30 am or 12 - 2
pm Now thru Nov. 16
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
-Guardian of the Gateway: A Walking
Tour of Historic Ft. Tilden, Meet in front
of Building 1, 1.5 miles. Sundays throughout the fall 10 - 11 am
Open Run In Astoria Park Bag check is
not provided. Open to all ages, experience
levels, walkers, strollers & dogs, all welcome! Saturdays, 9 am.
Soccer First Kicks Program for ages 3-
6, $195, 10-11 am. Development League
Spring Season, $235, ages 6-13, 12-3 pm
Sundays

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
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
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/nonformer.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 longterm 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. Walk-ins 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/c
ert-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/hom
eowner/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 instructions 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/nycresources/categories/business/businessassistance... 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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