2018-07-18 / 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.
-Members Call For Art in all mediums:
“Flushing Bound” to run Sept. 6 - 30 with
reception Sept. 7. ($10 per submission for
exhibition expenses) Deadline July 21
-Honoring The First People of Queens:
Conversation in history & cultural protocols
with members of Matinecock of Queens and
LI. (free) 6 - 8 pm July 26
MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, Long Island
City www.moma.org
-Warm Up Summer Music Series, live & electronic music, every Saturday, June 30 to Sept.
1. www.moma.org/warmup Expedited entry
with $99 series purchase for all ten events.
Limited number of free tickets available for
NYC high school students. See website for
details and times.
-Warm Up 2018 custom merchandise available produed by Everybody.World and USAmade. ($35-$75) AT MOMA Design Store
Soho, at Warm Up events &
www.MOMA.org
-Juulia Phillips: Failure Detection sculpture
exhibition April 15 - September 3
-Projects 108: Gauri Gill photography exhibition April 13 - September 3
-Fernando Palma Rodriguez exhibition April
15 - September 3.
-Reza Abdoh video retrospective June 3 -
Sept. 3
-Body Armor June 3 - Sept. 3
-Yayoi Kusama’s “Narcissus Garden” on view
at Gatway Recreation Area at Ft. Tilden from
July 1 through Sept. 3
-Sunset viewings of James Turrell’s Meeting
June 4 - Aug. 27
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) Conversations on Aug. 3 at 6:30
pm; Aug. 5 at 4 pm & Aug. 18 at 3:30 pm.
-Bang on a Can series performance by Erik
Friedlander’s Black Plebe Trio (free with
museum admission) celebrates outdoor sculpture. Akari: Sculpture by Other Means on
view through 1/27/19 Next: String Noise

www.StringNoiseDuo.com 3 - 4 pm August
12
-Community Day (free admission) 11 am - 2
pm: Drop-in open studio, activitie in Gallery,
hands-on art making workshops for ages 2-11;
2 - 3 pm: Public your of highlights of the
museum’s collection & special exhibitions; 4 -
5 pm: Center of Attention conversation about
a single work of art.
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.
Opening reception Aug. 4
-Louis Armstrong’s Wonderful World Festival
(free, limited number VIP tickets available at
$25 each) 4 - 9 pm Flushing Meadows Corona
Park Tickets & transportation info at
www.ArmstrongsWonderfulWorld.com
Presented by the Kupferberg Center for the
Arts at Queens College. July 21
-Live at the Gantries at Gantry Plaza State
Park, Tuesdays at 7 pm. July 24 FDR Drive;
July 31 Dance Entropy; Aug. 7 Maestro Khan;
Aug. 14 The Bartlett Band; Aug. 21 The
Chuck Braman Quintet; Aug. 28 Felipe
Dournier. (free) Info at
www.KupferbergCenter.org/live-at-the-gantries or call box office at 718-793-8080
-Queens College Summer Camp Programs
in sports & theater, dance, literature & sciences for ages 5 to 16. New this summer:
Computer Tech Camp focusing on “Coding
for the Future.”
www.queensknights.com/camps or
718.997.2777
Queens Council on the Arts 37-11 35
Avenue, Astoria 11101
www.QueensCouncilArts.org
info@QueensCouncilArts.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.
-Queens Art Fund grant supports cultural projects that benefit Queens communities.
Application deadline October 25
-Queens Arts Fund 20-minute one-on-one sessions 4 - 8 pm by appointment - RSVP
www.QueensCouncilArts.org July 24
-SHED installation performance at Queens
Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St. Flushing
11355. registration required
www.QueensCouncilArts.org/calendar/SHED
(free) 8:30 - 11 pm July 20
-Creative Conversations at Far Rockaway
Cultural Performing Arts, 44-19 Rockaway
Beach Blvd., Far Rockaway 11691 at 6 - 8 pm
RSVP www.QueensCouncilArts.org/creativeconversations July 19
-Creative Conversations at SUNY Queens
Educational Opportunity Center, 158-29
Archer Ave. Jamaica 11432 at 6 - 8 pm RSVP
www.QueensCouncilArts.org/creative-conversations July 25
-Creative Conversations at New York Tibetan

Service Center, 83-02 A Broadway, 3 fl,
Elmhurst 11373 at 6 - 8 pm
www.QueensCouncilArts.org/creative-conversations to RSVP. July 27
Queens Museum Flushing Meadows Park,
718.592.9700, www.queensmuseum.org
-Free Drop-In Family Workshops Saturdays,
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.
-Mel Chin: All Over the Place Exhibition. On
view through Aug 12.
-Wake and Unmoored on view through Sept. 5
“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
-Outdoor movies: “Passport Thursdays” starts
July 12 to Aug. 12, 7 - 10 pm “How Much
Further/Que Tan Lejos” (Ecuador) July 19
Outdoor movies: “Passport Thursdays” to
Aug. 12. 7 - 10 pm “Keteke” (Ghana) July 26
-Outdoor movies: “Passport Thursdays” to
Aug. 12. 7 - 10 pm. “The Wind Journeys/Los
Viajes del Viento (Colombia) August 2
-Outdoor movies: “Passport Thursdays” to
Aug. 12. “On The Road, Somewhere/Algun
Lugar” (Dominican Republic) presented by
the Kew Gardens Festival of Cinema, 7 - 10
pm August 9
-”Sundays On The Lawn” feat. musicians,
free art-making classes & lawn games. 1:30 -
4 pm, to Aug. 12 Band: Los Gaiteros de San
Jacinto (Colombia) on July 22
-Accepting applications for 2018-2019
Jerome Foundation Fellowship for emerging
artists in NYC. Deadline July 23
Queensborough Performing Arts Center
222-05 56 Ave. Bayside. To buy tickets, call
718.631.6311 or visit www.visitqpac.org.
Socrates Sculpture Park 32-01 Vernon Blvd,
LIC. Info 718.956.1819, socratessculpturepark.org
-Hiring Now: Paid Curatorial Summer Intern.
Apply online.
-Virginia Overton’s Built on view through
September
-Yoga in the Park (free) 9:30 -10:30 am & 11
am - Noon through Sept. 15 Saturdays
-Yoga in the Park 10 - 11 am through Sept. 16
(free) Sundays
-Tai Chi in the Park (free) through Sept. 16 11
am - Noon Sundays
-Sculpture Camp for ages 5-12, weekdays,
July 10 - Aug. 17 10 am - noon and 1 - 3 pm.
Pre-registration required;
www.SocratesSculpturePark.org/SculptureCa
mp or 718-956-1819 X104.
-Kayaking & canoeing. Visit
www.LICBoathouse.org or call 631-542-2628
two hours prior top scheduled paddle for
updates & cancellations, esp. during
inclement weather. 1 - 4 pm Sept. 2, Sept. 1,
Aug. 19
-Coastal Classroom for 5th through 9th
graders. 10 am - 4 pm July 9 - Aug. 9
-Jazz at Socrates, 6:30 - 8 pm Aug. 9
-Outdoor cinema, movie TBA. Pre-screening

performances 7 pm. Movie starts at sundown.
July 18
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Body in
Between - Body Casting 12 - 3 pm Juy 21
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Geological
Pets 12 - 3 pm July 28
-Outdoor Cinema: The Young Girls of
Rochefort in partnership with Rooftop Films.
Pre-screening preformance 7 pm. Screening at
sundown July 28
-Ballet Folklorico Mexicano de Nueva York’s
Guelaguetza Festival 2 - 5 pm July 29
-Outdoor Cinema (free) Movie TBA 7 pm
August 1
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Enveloping
The Invaluable 12 - 3 pm August 4
-INSITU Site-Specific Dance festival 1 - 8 pm
August 4 & 5
-Outdoor Cinema: Spirit Of The Beehive
(Spain) 7 pm August 8
-Jazz at Socrates: “Hot Lips” Joey Morant
6:30 - 8 pm August 9
-Free Capoeira in the Park through Sept. 15,
1 - 2 pm, begins Aug.11
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Plastic Bag
Couture 12 - 3 pm August 11
-Dance At Socrates - performances 4 - 5:30
August 25, 18 & 11
-Shakespeare in the Parks: All’s Well That
Ends Well. Kids & Classics at 4:30.
Performance at 6:30 pm (free) August 12
-Outdoor Cinema: Tampopo (Japan) 7 pm
August 15
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Print Making
12 - 3 pm August 18
-Urban Farming 101: Vermicomposting 12 - 3
pm August 18
-Shakespeare In The Parks: King Lear. Kids
Classics at 4:30. Pe4rformance at 6:30 pm
(free) August 19
-Outdoor Cinema: Kedi (Turkey) & Catcam 7
pm August 22
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Wish Pots 23
- 3 pm August 25
-Outdoor Cinema: The Passionate Thief
(Italy) 7 pm August 29
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Weaving
Through Dreams 12 - 3 pm Sept. 1
-Circus Amok 3 - 4 pm Sept. 1
-Closing day of Virginia Overton’s “Built” 9
am - 7 pm Sept. 3
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop on the Street:
Felt 12 - 3 pm Sept. 8
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Clay
Sculptures 12 - 3 pm Sept. 15
-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
York College 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd,
Jamaica. Call 718.262.2000 for more event
info
-Summer Jazz Program at Louis Armstrong
House 2 pm Aug. 4
-York College Summer Jazz Program at
Milton G. Bassin Performing Arts Center 7
pm Aug. 14

ARTS OTHER:

42nd Street by HCJ Teen Drama Group
($12/$10 seniors & children under 12) At

Church of the Holy Child Jesus, 111-02 86
Ave. Richmond Hill . Info at 718-847-1860 or
HCJTeenDrama@gmail.com Aug. 9 at 7 pm;
Aug 10 at 8 pm; Aug. 11 at 8 pm and 3 pm on
Aug. 12
Boy George & Culture Club with The B-
52s, The Thompson Twins and Tom Bailey
at Forest Hills Stadium,
www.ForestHillsStadium.com July 27
Central Astoria Local Development
Coalition “The Devotions” 2018 Waterfront
Concert Series at Astoria Park Great Lawn,
www.CentralAstoria.nyc
info@CentralAstoria.com 7:30 pm July 19
Carol Sudhalter www.sudhalter.com
Cooking With Granny: Yiayia’s Greek
Octopus Stew Cooking & Storytelling sponsored by Edible Queens.
www.ediblequeens.com Learn how to make
octopus stew followed by cookbook swap.
($15) Tickets: www.eventbrite.com 2 - 4 pm
at Coffeed, 37-18 Northern Blvd. LIC
August 11
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).
Forest Hills Choir, Oratorio Society of
Queens & Schola Sine Nomine perform
“Summer Sings in Queens” at Our Lady of
Mercy Church, 70-01 Kessel St, Forest Hills
11375 ($15) 7:15 - 9:30 pm
www.FHChoir.org/summer-sings
info@SummerSingsInQueens.org August 16
& 23
Greek Cultural Center: Emrah, Wael &
Erikos novel presentation of Greek, Balkan,
Middle, Near & Far Eastern music with a
NYC feel. info@GreekCulturalCenter.org
www.GreekCulturalCenter.org 718-726-7329
At 7:45 - 9:45 pm July 21 & 28
Joe screening at Kew Gardens Festival of
Cinema, UA Midway Theater, 108-22
Queens Blvd. Forest Hills 11375. Romantic
comedy where the haves & have-nots meet
www.kewgardensfestivalofcinema.com ($15)
1 pm Aug. 4
The Killing Kompany www.killingkompany.com 888-SHOOT-EM
-”Murder At The Sock Hop” comedy murder
mystery dinner show at Riccardo’s, 21-01 24
Ave. Astoria, 718-721-7777 ($45) 8 pm Aug.
17
Jamaica Arts & Music Summer Festival
(JAMS Under The Stars)
-Variety of talent pays homage to legends of
jazz, rhythm & blues, rock & funk music.
Rufus King Park, 6 pm Aug. 5
-20th Anniversary Celebration, Jamaica
Avenue btw. Parsons Blvd. & 169 St. 11 am -
7 pm
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
Jerry Drake & The Front Page Big Band at
Knockout Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave
Maspeth 11378. www.jerrydrake.com ($10) 7
pm Aug. 3
Latino Arts String Program Mariachi
Juvenil and The Villalobos Brothers free
performance on the lawn of Jamaica
Performing Arts Center, 153-10 Jamaica Ave.
www.jcal.org 718-658-7400 5 pm July 20
Legally Blonde The Musical ($20/$15 children & seniors) http://jcplayers.weebly.com
for tickets and info.
-Glendale-Maspeth United Methodist Church,
66-14 Central Ave. Friday, Aug. 3 at 8 pm;
Saturday, Aug. 2 at 8 pm and Sunday, Aug. 5
at 3 pm
-Community United Methodist Church, 75-27
Metropolitan Ave. Middle Village, Saturday,
Aug. 11 at 8 pm and Sunday, Aug. 12 at 3 pm
Long Island City Arts at Plaxall Gallery, 5-
25 46 Ave. LIC 11101 www.licartists.org
-Justin D. Johnson “A Sense of Being” at LIC
Arts Open Gallery, The Factory, 30-30 47 Ave.
LIC 11101 to July 28
--Summer Exhibition Open Call deadline midnight July 21
Long Island City Partnership
www.LongIslandCityQueens.com
-Apply to Coalition for Queens Access Code
Program - C4Q’s Access Code program teaches computer skills to talented adults from low-income & diverse backgrounds. 10-month
program. Coding skills, career development
training & exposure to tech industry. Runs
Sept. 2018 - July 2019.
www.C4Q.nyc/ AccessCodeApply
Application deadline August 3
-Jock Jams at Brooklyn Boulders, 23-10 41
Ave. LIC 11101 718-482-7078
www.BrooklynBoulders.com/ jockjams
Queensbridge@BrooklynBoulders,com July
19
-Summer Networking Night at The Bindery,
30-01 48 Ave, LIC. ($15/$25)
licqns.com/NetworkingNightBindery to register. 5:50 - 7:30 pm July 25
-Live at the Gantries concerts, Tuesdays in
July & August.(free) 7 pm
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
-During July the Louis Armstrong House
Museum will have an exhibit at Marine Air
Terminal rotunda
-York College Summer Jazz Concert 2 - 4 pm
Aug. 4
-Jazzmobile Block Party, family fun & music.
4 pm Aug. 23
-Rolando Guerrero Quartet. Family activities
start at 4 pm. Music starts 5 pm. Aug. 23
QED 27-16 23 Ave, Astoria www.qedastoria.com . This week: Lucie Pohl’s Immigrant
Jam standup; Happy Place comedy standup;
QED Presents all-star standup; Shame!
standup; Movies R Dumb Presents Mac and
Me, MST3K-style riffing on bad movies; Odd
Rock Comedy Hour mosical comedy showcase; Real Housewives Trivia; Mag Tag
Variety Hour
-Astoria Drink N’Draw - sketching with live

model 8 pm August 3
-Intro To Podcasting: learn how to record, edit
& post a podcase. 2 pm July 21
-Opening Night Reception for artist Domingo
Carrasco, whose work will be on view & for
sale through December. 347-451-3873
www.QEDAstoria.com Gallery Opening
Night 7-9 pm July 29
-Origami class for beginners 9:15 pm Aug. 3
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.
Soul Rebels (New Orleans brass ensemble)
Queens debut at Louis Armstrong Wonderful
World Festival, Flushing Meadows Corona
Park. VIP tickets:
www.ArmstrongsWonderfulWorld.com/cms/packages July 21
“Stupid F**king Bird” based on “The
Seagull” performed at at Plaxall Gallery, 5-25
46 Ave. LIC 11101 ($25) For ages 16+
www.StrippedScripts.com July 6 - 21
Thalia Spanish Theatre, 41-17 Greenpoint
Ave, Sunnyside 718-729-3880
www.ThaliaTheatre.org
Woodside Concert Series at Sgt. Collins Park
Triangle, Broadway & 58 St. Thursdays at 7
pm. July 19 Chuck Braman Quintet (jazz);
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
-Rain Barrel Giveaway at St. Camillus
Church, 99-15 Rockaway Beach Blvd.,
Rockaway Park. Pre-register at www.nysenate.gov/webforms/free-rain-barrel-giveaway-registration-july-28th . Pick up rain barrel 10
am - 12 pm. Any remaining barrels will be
given away first-come first-served starting at
noon July 28
BP 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
-Katz Concert Series: Dr. K’s Motown Revue
(Motown cover band) Springfield Park, 6 pm
July 22
-Katz Concert Series: Queens Symphony
Orchestra at The Lawn at St. John’s
University, Jamaica 7 pm July 24
-Katz Concert Series: Tramps Like Us
(Springsteen cover band) MacNeil Park,
College Point, 6 pm July 29
-Queens Land Use Public Hearing 10:30 am
Aug. 2
-Katz Concert Series: Alive N’Kickin (cover
band from 60s to today) Fort Totten Park 6 pm
Aug.5
-Katz Concert Series: Lady and the Vamps
(pop/rock cover band) Crocheron Park 6 pm
Aug. 12
-Katz Concert Series: Dr. K’s Motown Revue
(Motown cover band) O’Donohue Park 6 pm
Aug. 19
-Queens Borough Board 5:30 pm Sept. 17
-Queens Borough Cabinet 9:30 am Sept. 18
Coalition for Queens Access Code Program

- C4Q’s Access Code program teaches computer skills to talented adults from low-income
& diverse backgrounds. 10-month program.
Coding skills, career development training &
exposure to tech industry. Runs Sept. 2018 -
July 2019. www.C4Q.nyc/AccessCodeApply
Application deadline August 3
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.
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
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
LICity/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
-Summer Networking Night at The Bindery,
30-02 48 Ave. LIC 11101 ($25/$15 members,
includes light bites & 1 drink ticket) Cash bar.
Tickets www.eventbrite.com 5:30 - 7:30 pm
July 25
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.
Mobile Pet Adoption Event sponsored by
Assembly Member Stacey Pheffer Amato &
ASPCA at Beach 94 St. & Boardwalk
Performance Space, Rockaway 1 - 4 pm Aug.
11
Newtown Creek Alliance
www.NewtwonCreekAlliance.org. to RSVP
for all events.
-Newtown Creek Bike Tour ($5) 11 am - 1:30
pm July 22
One Flushing Affordable Housing Lottery
open www.one-flushing.com Apply
www.nyc.gov/HousingConnect Applications
due August 28.
Ozone Park Residents Town Hall with NY
Dep’t of Homeless Services at Nativity BVM
Church Hall, 101-41 91 St. Ozone Park 11416.
7:15 pm July 19
Queens Chamber of Commerce 75-20
Astoria Blvd. #140, Jackson Heights 11370
www.queenschamber.org 718-898-8500

info@queenschamber.org
-Queens Chamber Boat Cruise, 1 World’s Fair
Marina, 5-8 pm July 18
-Access to Capital Seminar at Steinway
Library, 21-45 31 St, 2nd fl. Astoria 11102. 3
pm July 18
-Open House & Ribbon Cutting at Zwanger-
Pesiri Radiology, Ozone Park. 5 - 7 pm July 19
-Dealing With Difficult Employees At The
Workplace, At Queens Chamber of
Commerce 75-20 Astoria Blvd. Suite 140,
Jackson Heights. (free) Organized by Dispute
Resolution Institute of NY. 8:30 - 10 am July
20
-Getting A Mortgage Loan, Neighborhood
Services of Queens CDC, Inc. 60-20
Woodside Ave, 2 fl. 6 - 8 pm July 24
-Running A Profitable Company, Queens
Chamber of Commerce, 75-20 Astoria Blvd.
Suite 140 3 pm August 7
-How To Do Business With the NYC
Department of Education, Steinway Library,
Astoria 11105 3 - 5 pm Aug. 8
-Healthcare 101: Insurance Basics for Small
Businesses, Plaza College, Forest Hills 3 - 6
pm August 14
Queens Economic Development
Corporation 120-55 Queens Blvd, Suite 309,
for more info call 718.263.0546 www.queensny.org
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. Call 718-478-3100 to buy space
to sell at the market. 9 am - 4 pm July 21
-Saturday Night Dance - live DJ (oldies, Top
40, Italian & Spanish music), food & fun.
($10/$12 non-embers includes food, dessert,
coffee & tea) 8 pm midnight July 28
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 Sept. 20
HANAC Gala at the Mandarin Oriental,
80 Columbus Circle, NYC 10023.
www.hanac.org to buy journal ads or tickets
($200/$225/$400) 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

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).
-Community Worship Center SDA Church,
145-94 176 St. Jamaica 11434 July 22
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
-Our Lady of Mercy Church, 70-01 Kessel
Street, Forest Hills 11375. Info from rectory
office: 718-268-6143 or NY Blood Center
800-933-2566 www.nybc.org . 8:45 am - 2:45
pm August 5
Community Health Fair presented by
D.R.E.A.M. Inc.(free) Rafffle, school supply
giveaway, complimentary health screenings.
Info dream.inc14@gmail.com Brookvillle
Park, Brookville Blvd. & Weller Ave. 11413
10 am - 3 pm Aug. 18
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
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.
-Thunderbird Pow Wow ($5-$16) Gates open
6 pm Friday, 10 am Saturday & Sunday. Info
718-347-3276 or info@QueensFarm.org July
27, 28 & 29
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
-Solar Energy Family Workshop: assemble a
Solar Rover kit, for grades 5 to 8. ($10 per
child/parents free) 11 am to 1 pm July 21
-Kingsland Homestead Walking Tour ($30,
tickets available on website) 5:30 pm Aug 8
-History & Commerce in the Old & New

Netherlands at Kingsland Homestead, 2:30 -
4:30 pm Sept. 30

LIBRARY SYSTEM:

Queens Library: 100s of events daily visit
www.queenslibrary.org, click on programs;
call Central Library 718.990.0700 or individual branches.
-East Elmhurst Library cloesd 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.
-Memories of Migration: Community Story
Quilt. Learn how to make quilt blocks. In
English & Mandarin. (free) Flushing Library,
41-17 Main St. (718-661-1200) 6:30 - 8:30
pm Tuesdays, June 5 - Aug. 21
-Young Adult Literacy Program for students
16-24 to prepare for the Test of Adult Basic
Education. At Astoria Library at 14-01 Astoria
Blvd., Central Library at 89-11 Merrick Blvd.
& Far Rockaway Swing Space, 10-03 Beach
20 St. Must pre-register:
www.QueensLibrary.org, click Programs,
click Services, click Young Adult Literacy
Program. Starts July 16, runs through Sept. 7,
Enrollment ends August 3
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.

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
-APEC’s Book Circle for aduts. (free)
“Leaving Time” by Jodi Picoult. 6 - 7:30 pm
July 18
-Little Cooks Tutti Frutti Sushi made with
fruit, for ages 5 - 7. ($22) 1 - 2 pm July 21
-Toddler Tales: You’re My Little Bunny for

ages 3 - 4 with parent participaton. ($21 per
parent/child combo) 1:30 - 3 pm July 22
City Parks Summer Programs
www.CityParksFoundation.org
-Tennis: free lessons for ages 6 - 17, all skill
levels in all boroughs. Runs through Aug. 13
-Golf: free lessons for ages 6 - 17, Once or
twice weekly in 13 public parks. Equipment is
provided. Two 4-week sessions: July 2 - 27 &
July 30 - August 23.
-Track & Field for ages 5 - 17 in 14 parks citywide. July 2 through Aug. 15. Sessions twice
weekly.
-Soccer: free programming for ages 8 - 12 in
12 parks citywide. Twice-weekly sessins July
2 - Aug. 9
-Get Up & Go forages 6 - 11 - milti-sport program twice weekly in 10 parks citywide. July
2 - Aug. 10
-Family Adventure Races for ages 8 - 12 with
their parents.at one park in each borough. One
hour each Sunday in July & August.
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-coronapark/ events. Bring a yoga mat for workouts.
All outdoor workouts are weather-permitting.
-Free aerobics workout outdoors at the
Unisphere. 8-9 am & 9-10 am through Aug.
18 Wednesdays
-Free Zumba workout outdoors 5-6 pm
through August 18 Wednesdays
-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 full body workouts outdoors at the
Unisphere through August 18 9-10 am
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
-Free Yoga at Unisphere 9:30 - 10:30 am
through August 18. Saturdays
-Free Gentle Yoga at Unisphere, 10:45 - 11:30
am through August 18. Saturdays
-Movies Under The Stars: Wonder Woman -
on the lawn near the Unisphere 8 - 10 pm
July 18
-Louis Armstrong’s Wonderful World Festival
(free, limited number VIP tickets available at
$25 each) 4 - 8 pm Tickets & transportation
info at
www.ArmstrongsWonderfulWorld.com
Presented by the Kupferberg Center for the
Arts at Queens College. July 21
-Wizard of Oz live musical at Playground For
All Children (free) 11 am - noon July 24
-Silent Disco at the Unisphere (free) family-friendly 6 - 8 pm July 25
Fort Totten www.FortTottenParks.org
Gateway Natinal Recreation Area: Yayoi
Kusama’s site-specific installation “Narcissus

Garden” on view at Gatway Recreation Area
at Ft. Tilden from July 1 through Sept. 3
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
-40th Annual Thunderbird American Indian
Mid-Summer Pow-Wow ($10 day/$16 weekend pass adults/$$5 day/$7 weekend pass children) Free parking. Info 718-347-3276 or
info@QueensFarm.org July 27, 28 & 29
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.
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
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
Young Adult Literacy Program for students
16-24 to prepare for the Test of Adult Basic
Education. At Astoria Library at 14-01 Astoria
Blvd., Central Library at 89-11 Merrick Blvd.
& Far Rockaway Swing Space, 10-03 Beach
20 St. Must pre-register:
www.QueensLibrary.org, click Programs,
click Services, click Young Adult Literacy
Program. Starts July 16, runs through Sept. 7,
Enrollment ends August 3

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:

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.
Woodside Worldwide, 61 St. btw. Woodside
& Roosevelt Avenues, 11 am to 4 pm Aug. 25

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):
-Animal Rescue Pet adoptions, 718.224.8629
or 631.420.0425.
-Animals Can’t Talk 718.393.7535, animalscanttalk@aol.com
-Bobbi and the Strays Pet Rescue &
Adoption Center, Atlas Park, 80-36, Cooper
Ave., 718.326.6070, www.bobbiandthestrays.org/Adopt.aspx.
-Kitty Karetakers of Queens Astoria, Long
Island City, Sunnyside, Woodside:
7186707221, kittykaretakers@gmail.com
-Muffin’s Pet Connection Helps find homes
for pets. 718.833.7988 or www.muffins.org.
-www.petfinder.com For further info
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. Sebastion Parish
Center, 39-60 57 St, Woodside.
Certified Home Health Aide Training 3-wk
program, open house Mon & Tues, 1st 2
wks/month. Info at 718.784.6160
Chhaya CDC 37-43 77 St, 2nd Fl., Jackson
Hts:
Free Citizenship Application Assistance.
Appt, info: 718.478.3848. 3rd Sundays, 2:30-
6 pm
Free Legal Clinics by Legal Aid Soc. &
Chhaya CDC, Sen. Peralta, CM Dromm.
Every 2nd Weds, 4:30-6:30 pm: By
APPOINTMENT 718.478.3848
Free Home Repairs for New Yorkers 60 and
older. Must be able to show financial need. For
more info: 212-453-9542 or metropair@metcouncil.org. ponsored 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/citizenshipnow, appointments at
212.652.2071. 71-29 Roosevelt Ave, Mondays
9 am-5 pm.
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 - Mon, Tues, 6 - 9 pm
Free Colonoscopy Screenings The #2 cancer
killer. Age 50+, once a decade. Info for screening American Cancer Soc 800.227.2345.
Free 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 Legal Clinics by Legal Aid Soc. &
Chhaya CDC, Sponsored by Sen. Peralta, CM
Dromm. 37-43 77 St, Jackson Hts, 2nd Floor.
Every 2nd Weds, 4:30-6:30 pm: Call for appt
718.478.3848.
Free Medicaid, SNAP Screenings 3rd
Thursdays, Cncl. Ferreras’ ofc 32-33A
Junction Blvd, E. Elmhurst, 718.651.1917.
Freeze Your Rent Seniors/ disabled in rent-controlled/ stabilized apts freeze rent below 1/3

your income w/ SCRIE or DRIE; gives landlord tax credit. Age 62+, on SSI, SSDI, Vets’
Disability. Total income below $50K. Bring:
proof of income, rent, age. Astoria Restoration
Assn, 31-28 Ditmars Blvd, hrs: M-F, 11 am-4
pm, 718.726.0034.
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. Tuesday rehearsals
7:30-9:30 pm
Jobs for New Yorkers Tens of thousands of
jobs on construction projects by Gov. Cuomo.
www.labor.ny.gov/jobs/regional.shtm.
Jobs: Queens Workforce 1 Career Center,
168-25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl, Jamaica. Info
718.557.6755, www.nycgov/workforce1
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
newyorkirishcenter.org. Also:
-Senior Computer Club Sat., 11-1 pm
-Knit and Natter Club Tues. 11-1 pm
-Senior Lunch Club Weds., 1-4 pm
NYC CERT: Community Emergency
Response Team. 10-week training.
www.nyc.gov/html/oem/html/get_involved/cert.shtml.
NYC Recovers: Work Progress Program.
Qualified service providers needed to deliver
program. Program reimburses wages paid to
hurricane-affected residents age 16+. Visit
www.nyc.gov, NYC Recovers: Work Progress
link.
NYC Department of Buildings
Homeowners and Residents Night 120-55

Queens Blvd, Tuesdays at 4 & 7 pm
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
www.nyc.gov/html/mopd/open_ house/application. shtml
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 nyc.gov/bizcomplianceconsult or call 311.
Sunnyside Community Svcs. (free)
-Assists in filing Food Stamps applications.
718.784.6173 x110; Free training to be Home
Health Aide, job placement. 718.784.6160
x338; Longterm care, in home or adult day
care; applying for Medicaid & other benefits;
Education & caregiver skills; wellness activities. English/Spanish. 43-31 39th St,
Sunnyside. Info www./scsny.org,
718.906.0660;
-Social Adult Day Program for people living
with Alzheimer’s, dementia, or physical
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 ProgramTo 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
($250) 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
718.476.8449 ext 16. Mondays for 12 wks,
5:30-7:30 pm & Wednesdays 3-5 pm
Workforce 1 Career Center, Queens
168-25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl., Jamaica,
718.557.6755, www.nyc.gov/workforce1.
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

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