2019-03-20 / 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.
-Pop-Up Memory Book: Art Making
Workshop for Seniors, This workshop
series for senior citizens helps find
creative ways to tell stories through
art. $10/$7 Members (per workshop)
Workshop Dates: Mar 13, Mar 20,
Mar 27 Apr 3, Apr 10, Apr 17
-Lady Got Chops: Women’s History
Month Festival, Artist and Producer
Kim Clarke. $16/$10 Members &
Students/Free for Teens 7:30 pm Mar
21
-Music In Color: Gabriela Lena
Frank, In Partnership with Orchestra
of St. Luke’s. Free with online RSVP
2 pm Mar 23
-Global Mashup 2: Western Swing
Meets Balkan Brass, $16/$10
Members & Students, Free for Teens,
7 pm Dance Lessons & 8 pm Concert
Mar 23
-Tutti frutti & York Theatre Royal’s
production of Underneath a Magical
Moon: A Reimagining of Peter Pan,
$8/$5 Children/Free for Members &
Teens with Tickets to 2:15 pm Show,
RSVP required. Interactive Arts
Workshop at 1 pm Mar 24
-Family Performance re-imagine the
story of Peter Pan as told by Wendy.
$14/$10 Members, $8 Children, $6
Member Children, Free for teens at
2:15 pm Mar 24
Frank Sinatra School of the Arts,
Tony Bennett Hall 35-12 35th Ave.,
Queens
-A Tribute to Greek Heritage with
Thodoris Kotonias Tickets $45, $60
$70 7 pm April 6
LaGuardia Community College Out
and About: LGBTQ Life in NYC,
exploring and honoring New York
City’s vibrant LGBTQ community. To
request a hard copy of the calendar,
contact Amanda Garfunkel at
amellinger@lagcc.cuny.edu for pickup at the Archives office. Quantity is
limited.
-Food Drive, Fill our pantry. Feed our

hungry. Donate on campus Non
Perishable Food and Toiletries Drop-
Off Locations info
laguardia.edu/fooddrive Feb 28 - Mar
20
LaGuardia Performing Arts
Center’s
Welcome to La Misa, Baby, Migguel
Anggelo swirls through a gallery of
characters found in the most sacred of
places in queer culture: The Gay
Disco. Written by Migguel Anggelo
and David Drake. Little Theater 31-
10 Thomson Avenue, M Building,
Long Island City $8, $15 7:00 pm
Mar 29, 30; 2:30 pm Mar 31
Long Island City Artists www.jotform.com/trimistopheles/fall-only-lic-arts-open-studios-sub
-Your 2019 dues are due now.
www.licartists.org.
Lewis Latimer House Museum 34-
41 137th St, Flushing 718.961.8585
-Energy of Place, For this exhibition
Antonio Serna has created an installation of artwork as part of his research
and tribute to Tom Lloyd. Feb 16 -
May 18
MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, Long
Island City www.moma.org
-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 Mar 31 - Sept 2
-Nancy Spero: Paper Mirror, More
than 100 works made over six
decades. Mar 31 - June 23
-Gina Beavers: The Life I Deserve
Inspired by images she sources on
Instagram and the Internet at large.
Mar 31 - Sept 2
-Redaction A Project by Titus Kaphar
and Reginald Dwayne Betts, This
exhibition is accompanied by a series
of public programs that investigate
bail reform, prison abolition, and the
court systems. Mar 31 - May 5
-VW Sunday Sessions live performance. General Admission: $15 MoMA
/ MoMA PS1+ Members: $13. 3 - 6
pm Doreen Garner Mar 3, NIC Kay
Mar 10, Klein Apr 14, Jonathan
González Apr 19-21
-Music Festival and Label Market,
This season’s two-day event includes
live performances, films, workshops,
and panels, and 75+ labels. 12-9 pm
Mar 23, 12-6 pm Mar 24
-Come Together, Catch the Black
Sabbath Cover Band Rehearsal,
Helado Negro, and Barrie. Mar 23, 24
-Spring Open House, Opening of
eight new exhibitions with an afternoon of talks and performances. 12 -
6 pm Mar 31
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.
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
-Grupo Niche, Presale Code: CALI19
2/5 - 2/6 $39. $89. Grupo Niche
group is known as the Salsa
Experience with its vigorous, up-tempo dance music. Pre-show dinner is
available featuring authentic latin
dishes. Reserved parking available.
both sold separately. 8 pm Oct 19
-New Shanghai Circus $20 – $35; 3
pm Mar 23
-B-Underwater Bubble Show $29 –
$42; 8 pm Mar 29
-An evening with Peter Yarrow,
LeFrak Concert Hall Tickets $35 -
$45 8 pm Apr 13
Queens Council on the Arts 37-11
35 Avenue, Astoria 11101
www.QueensCouncilArts.org
info@QueensArts.org
-Meet the 2018-19 Artist
Commissioning Program Awardees!
qca@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.
-Volunteer your hands for an art project, ArtSite awardee, José Carlos
Casado. If you are interested in being
a part of his sculpture email José
Carlos directly at info[at] josecarloscasado[ dot]com Subject Volunteer
-Chemin Hsiao is one of eight artists
awarded a commission through
ArtSite, His mural is unveiled My
Journey to the West III: Playground at
40-13 82nd St. through Spring 2019
Queens Museum Flushing Meadows
Park, 718.592.9700, www.queensmuseum.org
-Free Drop-In Family Workshops
Saturdays and Sundays 1:30-4:30
pm..
-Free Guided Tours 1pm (English),
2pm (Spanish), 3pm 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 Museum Gala: You can purchase tables, online journal ads, and
tickets online. Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information sgilbert@queensmuseum.org.
or 718-592-9700 x128, 6:30 pm May
2
-Tiffany’s Iridescence: Glass in

Rainbow Hues. On view until Oct 6 in
The Neustadt Gallery.
Queensborough Performing Arts
Center 222-05 56 Ave. Bayside. To
buy tickets, call 718.631.6311 or visit
www.visitqpac.org.
-Rock and Roll Royalty, Ricky
Nelson sons Matthew and Gunnar and
Jackie Wilson son Bobby Brooks
Wilson. Will pay tribute to their legendary fathers. Tickets $29 and up. 3
pm Mar 24
-The Platters, Special guest Bradd
Marquis. Tickets $29 and up. 3 pm
Mar 31
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.
-The Socrates Annual audio tour.
Listen now on Otocast. Artist Fellows
describe their artworks. Free on
iPhone and Android.
-Virginia Overton’s Built Exhibition
Catalogue, Spring 2018 is now available for purchase.
-2018 Artist Fellow Virginia Lee
Montgomery, Instagram Takeover her
sculpture Sword in the Sphinx
St. John’s University 8000 Utopia
Parkway, Queens communityrelations@stjohns.edu.
-Siren Baroque Concert-New York's
only All-female Baroque Ensemble.
The Little Theatre Tickets are Free
and open to the public. Reservations
can be made through phone at 718-
990-5892 6 pm Mar 28,

ARTS OTHER:

The Creek and The Cave 10-93
Jackson Ave., Long Island City creekcavecomedy@gmail.com
-Swamp Thing, Free 10 pm Mar 11,
18, 25
-The Cultural Review Show, British
comedian Dominic Fogarty as he
attempts to understand the delicacies
and intricacies of American culture.
Free 10 pm Mar 28
R’A’R Bar 30-01 35th Ave., Astoria
-Tyrannosaurus is a free weekly comedy show every Tuesday 9 pm
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
Astoria Symphony Orchestra
info@astoriamusic.org
Dorian Baroque: Pergolesi's Stabat
Mater, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Church 2325 Newtown Ave, Astoria,
Senior/Student $10.00 General
$15.00 8 pm Mar 16

Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra
Forest Hills Jewish Center 106-06
Queens Blvd., Forest Hills
www.fhso.org
-Musicians of all ages from 9 to 95 .
Bring your instruments and get back
to making music. Leave your name
and e-mail information. Tickets $5
for adults and $3 for Senior Citizens
and students. Three concerts Dec 2,
Feb 17, 2019, May 19, 2019
Rehearsals: Wednesday evenings 7:30
- 10 pm
Jamaica Center For Arts And
Learning (JCAL) 161-04 Jamaica
Ave., open calls music, and visual
arts for professional development and
residencies JCAL
-Emmett Wigglesworth, Jazz, Rhythm
& Blues, Gospel Music, Free
Experience how music helps shape
his journey through the Civil Rights
Movement. Feb 15 - April 30 Opening
Reception 6 - 8 pm March 8
Keiko Studios Music Academy 212-
26 Jamaica Ave., Queens Village
www.keikostudios.com
-Keiko’s Cafe, Interested performers.
Bring your instruments and genres.
Also needed vocalists, poets, artists
and more. You can use our keyboard
and drum kit. Tickets $10. 7 - 10 pm
Mar 29
Long Island City Partnership
www.LongIslandCityQueens.com
-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
-Food Incubator Event, Create a
brand that gets noticed. QEDC $240.
36-46 37 St. Long Island City. Six
part course Feb 27 Mar 5, 13, 20, 27
and Apr. 2
-Networking Night, at LICP Member
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham,
29-12 40th Ave., Long Island City,
Attendees will have the chance to
tour the property at the end of the
event. Members $15, Non-Members
$25 5:30-7:30 pm Mar 21
-LICP Member QEDC Spring
Networking Night, In honor of
Women’s History Month, QEDC will
be having a networking session.
Guest of honor will be Vivian Meyers
of LICP Member Gotham Realty, Free
to attend. RSVP 6 pm Mar 25
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

Musica Reginae Productions 59-56
57 Drive, Maspeth
www.MusicaReginae.org
-Beethoven Meets Stradivarius, An
all Beethoven program Elizabeth
Pitcairn, The “Red Violin”; and Evan
Drachman, cello; Barbara Podgurski,
piano. The Green Violin written by
Sunny Knable. Join us for a reception
with the artists, sponsored by Finback
Brewery. Tickets Adult $20. Student
$10. 2 pm Mar 16
Plaxall Gallery 5-25 46 Ave, Long
Island City
-LIC-CON will connect families and
community with local business and
services. Healthcare, Summer Camps,
After School Arts Programs, Sports,
Financial Planners, Restaurants, and
more. Free entry, Free samples, Free
oral cancer screening. Register to
attend http://bit.ly/LIC-CON 10 am-1
pm Mar 30
QED 27-16 23 Ave, Astoria
www.qedastoria.com.
-Week 1 of 4 Swing Dancing - fun and
popular, long-running class at QED.
Drop-in $18 advance/$20 day of or
$60 for 4-week package 7 pm Mar 11
-Yellow Tape: A True Crime Trivia
Show (Pub-style trivia) 7:30 pm Mar
27
-You Had To Be There (w/Dave Hill,
Jim Biederman & Jodi Lennon) (Dave
Hill lies about his importance
throughout history) 9 pm Mar 27
-QED&D with Glen & Wade (Play
Dungeons & Dragons with comedians) 7:30 pm Mar 28
-QED’s Two Prov Tournament
(Improv tournament) Various Times
Mar 29-31
The Secret Theatre 44-02 23 St,
LIC. Visit www.secrettheatre.com or
call 718.392.0722 for more event info
-5-Day STA Spring Break Camp,
Each student will have lines and all
students will participate in songs and
other play-making activities such as
costuming and prop-crafting. Present
to family & friends on Friday afternoon. Six and up, with discounts for
siblings who sign up together! $375
(Per Student) 9 am - 5 pm April 22 -
26
-Summer Camp, Whether your child
is an aspiring performer, or just wants
to build confidence and make new
friends. Campers work with experienced teaching artists to create an
original musical or revue. Running:
Musical Theatre Summer Camp Fee:
$375 (Per Student) 9 am – 5 pm July
8 – Aug 30
-“Pirate Pete’s Parrot”, Children’s
musical $5. $7.50 2:30 Jan 26, Feb
23, Mar 23
-The Tempest, is a play by William
Shakespeare. Tickets Adults $23.50
online, $25 at the door. 7:30 pm Mar
15 - 31
Thalia Spanish Theatre, 41-17

Greenpoint Ave, Sunnyside 718-729-
3880 www.ThaliaTheatre.org
-Dance & Bilingual Acting For Kids,
teachers Yloy Ybarra & Diego Chiri
$250 Ages 7-13 Saturdays 10:30 am -
12:30 pm Mar 2 - June 1
-Bilingual Workshop, with Actor &
Director Peter Dubó, A workshop that
will teach you the techniques to be in
front and behind the camera. 15
Classes $250 Mondays 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Mar 4 - Jun 10
-Las Bacantes Flamencas: A
Flamenco music & dance adaptation
of Euripides’ “The Bacchae.” Tickets
$45 in advance $48 at door, Students
& seniors $42 $45 at door, Fridays
$40 Students & Seniors $37, Fri &
Sat 8 pm, Sun 4 pm March 15 to 31.
Woodside Concert Series at Sgt.
Collins Park Triangle, Broadway &
58 St. Thursdays at 7 pm. July 26
Jenny Marino (“from the block”) top
40. Info from NWC: 718-205-1030.
Thursdays

COMMUNITY MTGS, EVENTS:

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
Topic: TBD 10:30 am Mar 28
-Queens Borough Board Topic: TBD
5:30 pm Mar 18
-Queens Borough Cabinet Topic:
TBD 9:30 am Mar 20
-Job Fair Hosted by Borough
President Katz, TWA Hotel and the
Council for Airport Opportunity 10
am - 3 pm Mar 12
State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo,
Jr.
-Flag Raising Ceremony, To Honor
Queens’ Veterans of the Vietnam War.
In the parking lot at 91-20
Atlantic Ave., Ozone Park 1 pm Mar
22
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
Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer
Amato
95-16 Rockaway Beach Blvd.,
Rockaway Beach
kemozeka@nyassembly.gov
-$3,000 grants for community and
school improvement projects.
Council Member Paul Vallone
The Animal Rescues Charity, Inc.
(ARC) is running a Food & Supply
Drive for cats and dogs: food, blankets, kitty litter, pet toys, etc.
Monetary donations needed as well.
For more info, email animalrescuescharity@gmail.com or visit

www.arcgives.org. Donations by mail
to P.O. Box 103, Jericho, NY 11753
Council Member Francisco Moya
-Immigrant Services, Free immigration services at our District Office
106-01 Corona Ave., Corona.
718.651.1917 every Tuesday.
Community Education Council D25
30-48 Linden Place, 4 Floor Room
407 Flushing,
-Calendar/Business Meeting Apr 3
104th Precinct Community Council
64-02 Catalpa Ave., Ridgewood
-Meeting at Martin Luther High
School 60-02 Maspeth Ave., Maspeth,
Reserved parking for the meeting at
no cost. Coffee and refreshments will
be served. For more information
Detective Bell at 718.386.2431 or
email Council@104PCC.org 7:30 pm
Mar 19
114th Precinct Community Council
34-16 Astoria Boulevard, Astoria
-Monthly meeting at Riccardo’s 7 pm
Mar 26
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
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
Food Scrap Collection (by Big!
compost) 10 am to 1 pm. Info at
grownyc.org
718.932.4097
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.
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/LadiesFirstAst
oria
LIC/Astoria Lions Club will meet
second Tuesday of the month at the
Irish Center 10-40 Jackson Ave, LIC,

7 pm.
MTA
web.mta.info/metrocard/mms.htm
The MetroCard Bus/Van Locations in
CB2. Sunnyside at 41-02 Queens
Blvd., 10 am - 12 pm 2nd Thursday
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.
Powhatan and Pocahontas Regular
Democratic Club 41-05 Newtown
Road, Astoria
-2019 Dinner Dance, at Riccardo's By
The Bridge 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria,
All are invited to join us for our annual Dinner Dance. The event is $75 per
person or $750 for a table of ten.
Advertise in the 2019 Dinner Dance
Souvenir Journal from $25. The deadline for journal ads is April 12 Ads
start at $75. Instead of or in addition
to your ad, you can donate $50 to be
listed in the Journal as a Friend, or
$25 to be listed as a Booster. 6 - 9 pm
May 2
Queens Chamber of Commerce 75-
20 Astoria Blvd. #140, Jackson
Heights 11370 www.queenschamber.org 718-898-8500 info@queenschamber.org
-Business Opportunities with the
MTA, Queens Chamber of Commerce
Jackson Heights, 2 - 4 pm Mar 26
-2019 Building Awards Application,
Gala to be held on 10/3/19 at TWA
Hotel Jamaica 9 am - 5 pm May 1
-Balancing life & business, Aloft
New York LaGuardia Airport 100-15
Ditmars Blvd 11 am - 2 pm Mar 21
-Queens Job Seekers, Job Fair in
Forest Hills, Commonpoint Queens,
Forest Hills 9 am - 2 pm Mar 29
-Micro-loans for Small Businesses, 2
- 4 pm Apr 3
Queens Economic Development
Corporation (QEDC) 120-55 Queens
Blvd., Suite 309, Kew Gardens
-Sign up today as a Mentor: Share
your experience and knowledge with
someone starting out, Develop and
nurture business relationships virtually. Contact QEDC for assistance.
-Pitching and Presenting, The
Entrepreneur Space 36-46 37 St.,
Long Island City $15. 5:30 - 8:30 pm
Apr 1
Queens Community House Donate
to Pomonok Food Pantry. Non-perishable food donations. Looking for volunteers. Contact the Center at
718.591.6060
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.
Ravenswood Resident Association,
Inc. ravenswoodra3535@gmail.com
Sunnyside-Woodside Lions Club
meets 7 pm last Wednesday of the
month at Grace Church 46-01 43 Ave.
Sunnyside Community Services 43-
31 39 St., Sunnyside 718.784.6173
-Social Adult Day program, flexible
home care options to help homebound
adults age in place. A city-wide program that supports family caregivers
and their loved ones.
Sunnyside Greenmarket Skillman
Ave & 43 St, Saturdays, 8 am-3 pm.
Visit grownyc.org for info
Sunnyside Shines Business
Improvement District
11th Annual Meeting, Sunnyside
Community Services 43-31 39 St.,
Sunnyside
-Free Business Course, Creating A
Business Idea That Works. RSVP
718.606.1800 Sunnyside Library 43-
06 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside 5 -
7:30 pm Mar 21
-Sign Up To Be A Food or Beverage
Vendor at the 2019 Taste of
Sunnyside. Complete the 2019 Taste
of Sunnyside Sign-up form. Forms
can be returned to info@sunnysideshines.org, or mail to 45-56 43
St., Sunnyside, NY 11104 or fax
718.228.5554. The deadline to submit
your form is Mar 29
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
Van Alen Institute 30 West 22nd St.,
New York ykessler@vanalen.org
-LIC Walking Tour, Walk in the shadows of the 7 train. The group will get
local refreshments and discuss safety
and equity for all modes of transport.
$10 Meet at Queens Plaza 2 - 4 pm
Mar 24
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
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

DINE/DANCE/FUNDRAISERS:
Italian Charities of America 83-20
Queens Blvd, Elmhurst. For info call
718.478.3100. Dinner Dances; Flea
Markets.
-Italian Language Courses, A Sicilian
Language Course, for the
Winter/Spring semester. Beginners,
Intermediate and Advanced Lessons.
12 Lessons for $150. Each class is 1
hour and 45 minutes long. Feb 23
through May 18
-Italy and the Middle Ages, Most significantly, it is deeply relatable even
today: we as readers can see our own
joys and struggles in the lives of
Boccaccio’s characters. Free admission & open to the public.
Complimentary refreshments, wine
and snacks will be served. 7 - 9 pm
Mar 26
United Adult Ministries Expanding
Horizons For Older Adults
-Annual Gala, Leonard’s Palazzo,
Great Neck $150. For information
and sponsorship 347.532.3014 For
reservations uam.ejoinmc.org/gala9 6
- 10 pm May 9
Jerry Drake & The Front Page
www.jerrydrake.com
-CDs are only $5 and previous three
CDs are $10 each

HEALTH:

American-Italian Cancer
Foundation www.americanitaliancancer.org
-Mammogram Bus, For a No-Cost
Mammogram and Clinical Breast
Exam Eligibility: Woman aged 40-79
with health insurance, Woman aged
50-79 without health insurance,
Currently living in New York City,
No Mammogram in the past 12
months. No co-pays required and
deductibles are waived. Uninsured
patients also welcomed. Medical
Services provided by Multi-
Diagnostic Services Call for appointment 1.877.628.9090
Hosted by: Council Member Eric A.
Ulrich 93-06 101 Ave., Ozone Park 9
am - 4:30 pm Mar 22
Hosted by All Saints Episcopal
Church 43-12 46 St., Sunnyside 9 am
- 4:30 pm Mar 24
Hosted by Assembly Member Daniel
Rosenthal @ PS 165 70-35 150 St.,
Flushing 9 am - 12 pm Mar 29
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’s
718.352.1548
info@baysidehistorical.org
-Annual election of BHS Board of
Trustees and Installation Ceremony,
at the Castle in Fort Totten.
Refreshments and Irish Music, featuring Fitzpatric Academy of Irish
Dance. Free for members, $5 for nonmembers RSVP 7 pm Mar 21
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
-Early History of Cinema in Queens,
Join historian, Jason D. Antos to trace
prominent cinematic figures and film
locations across Queens. 2:30 - 4:30
pm Mar 31

LIBRARY SYSTEM:

Queens Library: 100s of events
daily visit www.queenslibrary.org,
click on programs; call Central
Library 718.990.0700 or individual
branches.
-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
-Free English Classes For New
Americans, Classes for adults ages 17
years and older. 30 students will be
registered for each class. 89-11
Merrick Blvd., Jamaica
-Health & Wellness, This February
Queens Library is the place where
you can shape up your body and relax
your mind. From chair fitness to hip
hop dance to cardio dance. To soothe
your mind cultivating inner silence,
meditation, and stress management.
89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica
-Traveling Shoes: Black Migrations.
Craft activity for children using Jacob
Lawrence’s iconic Migration Series.

At the Library, recreate your favorite
panel. Join us on our month-long
journey. 89-11 Merrick Blvd.,
Jamaica
-Traveling Shoes: Black Migrations
continues on the Traveling Shoes:
Black Migrations web page at
queenslibrary.org.
-Collage/Printmaking Course,
Hillcrest Library 187-05 Union
Turnpike, Flushing. To register call
718.454.2786 3 pm Mar 7, 14, Apr 4,
11, 18, May 9, 16, 23, 30
-Mixed Media and Self Portraits,
Bring a mirror for self-portraits. Kew
Gardens Hills Library 72-33 Vleigh
Pl Flushing To register 718.261.6654
2 pm Mar 6, 13, 20, 27
-Dr. Seuss At The Library, Seuss-a-thon, Stories, special guests, puppets,
and surprises. Kew Gardens Hills 1
pm Mar 17
-Movie: “Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch”,
Maspeth 3 pm Mar 22
-Family Storytime and Party, Read
Dr. Seuss stories and a Dr. Seuss
craft. Rochdale Village 10:30 am Mar
23
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.
-Family Art Workshop: Journey of the
Honeybee Flushing Branch 41-17
Main St, Flushing 2 - 3:30 pm
-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.
-Green Gala at Terrace on the Park
52-11 111th St, Flushing Festive or
Business Attire, Table: $1,000 for
table of up to 10 people. Ticket: $150
non-members & $135 APEC members
RSVP by March 20
alleypond.com/gala or call 718-229-
4000. Cocktails & Silent Auction 6
pm Dinner & Awards 7 - 9 pm Apr 4
-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,
“Damselflies and Dragonflies of
Long Island” by Steve Walter,
www.qcbirdclub.org Free Admission.
Light refreshments served. 8 pm Mar
20
-FDR Four Freedoms State Park on
Roosevelt Island: Free public tours
April through Sept. Tours last 2
hours, available first come first
served. 12:30 & 3 pm Thursdays
through Sundays weather permitting.
info & schedule updates 212-204-
8831 & www.fourfreedomspark.org
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Events for more info call
718.760.6565
www.nycgovparks.org/parks/flushing-meadows-corona-park/events .
Bring a yoga mat for workouts. All
outdoor workouts are weather-permitting. -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
-Marathon, www.qdrunners.org.
Queens Distance Runners is proud to
announce that the Queens marathon
will take place. Volunteers will provide water, food. Registration is $120
Awards for top 3 male and female. A
free one-mile race for children at 9:30
am 8 am Apr 21
Gateway National Recreation Area
Jamacia Bay
-Gateway fishing permits go on sale 9
am Mar 16
-Marsh Madness, Habitat tour 2 miles
Waterproof shoes recommended. All
ages welcome. 2 - 3:30 pm Mar 16
-Spring Equinox Full Moon Hike, See
the park after dark. Hike around West
Pond with a National Park Ranger.
All ages welcome. Reserve a spot
718.318.4340 6:30 - 8:30 pm Mar 20

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.
Queens Night Market New York
Hall of Science, Flushing Meadows
Corona Park 646-543-3532, queensnightmarket.com
-Queens Night Market 2019, Food
items $5 or $6. Vendors should apply
online at bit.ly/qnm-vendor-2019 or
vendor@queensnightmarket.com
Media Projects a cookbook anthology
will be available in Spring 2020.
Small Business Seminars will be
announced. Performances; may apply
to
performer@queensnightmarket.com
Sponsor Search hopes to announce at
least two sponsors over the next
month. For more information queensnightmarket.com 5 pm to midnight
Apr 20

SCHOOLS/CHILDREN/ADULTS:

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
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. The Edward J. Malloy Initiative
For Construction Skills Visit a
Workforce 1 Career Center recruitment@constructionskills.org
www.constructionskills.org
-Requirements NYC Resident 18+
years old, High School Diploma or
Equivalency, Committed to a clean
and sober environment. Free training,
Direct Entry Access to Unionized
Apprenticeship, Valuable Skills,
Build the Green Future of tomorrow.
Full-Time for 5 weeks Feb 11 through
March 15
Queens Adult Learning Center 27-
35 Jackson Ave. 3rd Floor LIC 11101
(718) 361-9480
-Register to Learn English
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.
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

SENIORS:

NYC Parks’ Senior Games visit the
NYC Parks website
NYCGovParks.org
-Dozens of clinics offered at recreation centers across Brooklyn to prepare for the week-long Senior Games
competition in March. Participation
in the games is Free with a membership to any of Parks’ recreation centers. Senior Games will be held May 6
- May 10. Registration: Feb 4 -
March 8
“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 detectors, 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

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.bobbiandthe strays.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.
Homeless Thousands of volunteers
are needed for Hope 2019. To count
each homeless person living in public

spaces across the five boroughs.
www.nyc.gov/hope 10 pm to 4 am Jan
28
Affordable Housing View applications that are being accepted for various locations. www.nyc.gov/housingconnect

Business Assistance Calendar For
business owners seeking assistance in
skills. www.queensbp.org.
Catholic Migration Services Free
legal advice offered at the end of their
Queens tenants monthly meeting. St.
Sebastian Parish Center, 39-60 57 St,
Woodside. 718.429.4442
Certified Home Health Aide
Training Info at www.scsny.org
718.784.6160 ext.525
Council Member Francisco Moya
Culture Pass, If you have a library
card, you can reserve a pass and get
free admission to dozens of cultural
institutions. Visit online culturepass.nyc
Free Citizenship Application
Assistance. Appt, info:
718.478.3848. 3rd Sundays, 2:30-6
pm
Free Legal Clinics by Legal Aid Soc.
& Chhaya CDC info at chhayacdc.org
718.478.3848; Sen. Peralta, CM
Dromm. Every 2nd Weds, 4:30-6:30
pm: (37-43 77 St, Jackson Hts, 2nd
Floor)ByAPPOINTMENT
212.788.7066
Free Home Repairs for New Yorkers
60 and older. Must be able to show
financial need. For more info: 212-
453-9542, email
info@metcouncil.org, or visit metcouncil.org. sponsored by the Met
Council.
Department of City Planning Has
created a short video explaining how
zoning rules in the floodplain can
help reduce flood risks and support
the city’s long-term vitality. Write to
resilientneighborhoos@planning.nyc.
gov or visit www.nyc.gov/floodtextupdate for more info.
Department of Consumer Affairs:
NYC Free Tax Prep Visit
www.nyc.gov/taxprep.
Earth Day NYS DEC new user-friendly website navigation by topic:
Outdoor Recreation; Animals, Plants,
Aquatic Life; Chemical and Pollution
Control; Lands and Waters;
Education; Energy; Permits and
Licenses; Public Involvement and
News; Regulations and Enforcement;
Publications, Forms, Maps, etc. Info
visit www.dec.ny.gov
Educational Opportunities The
State Education Depart. Continuing
Education Services Vocational
Rehabilitation if you have a disability, or unemployed visit
www.acces.nysed.gov.
Free Immigration Services in

Queens Spons. by CM Dromm &
New Immigrant Community
Empowerment (NICE). Info at
cuny.edu/citizenship, appointments at
212.652.2071.
Free Services: Immigration /
Naturalization, Senior Benefits,
Community Health Advocate. 93-03
Roosevelt Ave 2R, Jackson Heights;
Flushing Office 133-04 39 Ave.,
Flushing
Food Pantries (donate/ receive):
-BVM Help of Christians 70-31 48
Ave, Woodside, info 718.672.4848
x11 Thurs 9:30 am-noon (ID
required)
-St. Raphael’s Cans and dry food
only, photo ID. Basement Rectory,
35-20 Greenpoint Ave, LIC,
718.729.8957. Thurs 10:30 am- noon,
Sat 1:30-3 pm
-St. Teresa 50-20 45 St, Woodside,
info 718.784.2123 x22 • Tues, 6-7pm
(Photo ID Required)
-Community Food Pantry By
Queens Community House & Forest
Hills Interfaith Community, Food
Bank for NYC. Forest Hills
Community Center, 108-25 62nd Dr. -
Last Wednesday of every month, 6-8
pm
Free Citizenship Classes Emerald
Isle Immigration Ctr, 59-26 Woodside
Ave. 2nd floor, Woodside, More Info
call/text 646-545-7214 or visit
eiic.org - Mon, Thurs, 6 - 9 pm
Free Colonoscopy Screenings The
#2 cancer killer. Age 50+, once a
decade. Info for screening American
Cancer Soc 800.227.2345.or vicit
cancer.org
Free Compost Containers for apartment bldgs. of at least 10 stories. 311
or nyc.gov/organics.
Free English Classes for Adults
Queens Community House, 108-25 62
Dr., Forest Hills. Info 718-592-5757
ext. 216
Free Housing Legal Services For
Corona, Corona Heights, Elmhurst,
Lefrak City. Facing eviction, need
repairs, roommate issue, Call 718-
316-9993 AAFE Jackson Heights 93-
03 Roosevelt Ave, 2R, Jackson
Heights.
Free Medicaid, SNAP Screenings
3rd Thursdays, Cncl. Ferreras’ ofc 32-
33A Junction Blvd, E. Elmhurst,
718.651.1917.
Freeze Your Rent Seniors/ disabled
in rent-controlled/stabilized apts
freeze rent below 1/3 your income w/
SCRIE or DRIE; gives landlord tax
credit. Age 62+, on SSI, SSDI, Vets’
Disability. Total income below $50K.
Bring: proof of income, rent, age.
Astoria Restoration Assn, 31-28
Ditmars Blvd, hrs: M-F, 11 am-4 pm,
718.726.0034.
Gas Appliance Amnesty by

Plumbing Foundation, NYC amnesty
program to waive civil, criminal
penalties for improper gas work or
appliances in your building. Info
www.gasamnesty.nyc or call DOB
customer service at 212.393.2406.
Gov Cuomo Free App for Veterans
connects veterans & family to jobs,
housing, education, more. Info
www.ny.gov/mobileapps.
Grace Institute (Free) Women transition back into the workforce. For
training program and info www.graceinstitute.org/admissions@graceinstitute.org.
-Professional Program’s Evening
Health Care Sector 8 wk programs.
Info, open houses, start dates, graceinstitute.org or email
admissions@graceinstitute.org
Grand Opening: Book Culture LIC
Court Square’s first bookstore, Book
Culture LIC, opened at 26-09 Jackson
Ave.
Court Square Civic Association,
sign up for newsletter. www.courtsquarecivic.org
HANAC Western Queens
Caregivers Network. Weekly support
group, counseling sessions, referrals.
Info 718.777.6941
ICYMI: Health Department Pop-
Up on Queens Plaza North Free, in-person health insurance enrollment.
Application counselors can help you
sign up for health insurance and
SNAP (food stamp) assistance. Walkins welcome, interpretation services
available. 25-05 Queens Plaza North
near Chase bank, open Mon-Fri 9 am-
4 pm.
Jackson Heights Community
Chorus Tues rehearsals. Renaissance
Charter School, 35-59 81 St, Info
917.200.5779. Email:
JHCHORUS@ info.gmail.com
Tuesday rehearsals 7:30-9:30 pm
Jobs for New Yorkers Tens of thousands of jobs on construction projects
by Gov. Cuomo. www.labor.ny.gov/
Work Force 1 Career Center, 168-
25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl, Jamaica. Info
718.557.6755, www.nycgov/workforce1 Military Mondays Veterans seeking
advice concering SSI/SSD benefits,
housing concerns, child support, etc
are invited to call live answer hotline
at 917.661.4500 weekdays from 10
am-4 pm for elegibility information
and to make an appointment.
New York Irish Center, Pieta House
10-40 Jackson Ave, LIC. Free, professional, confidential, therapeutic
approach to people in crisis.
718.482.0909. Info nyirishcenter.org.
Also:
-Senior Computer Club Sat., 11-1 pm
-Knit and Natter Club Tues. 11-1 pm
-Senior Lunch Club Weds., 1-4 pm
NYC CERT: Community

Emergency Response Team. 10-week
training.
https://www1.nyc.gov/site/em/volunteer/cert-inquiries.page
NYC Department of Buildings
Homeowners and Residents Night
120-55 Queens Blvd, Tuesdays at 4 &
7 pm more info at
https:// www1.nyc.gov/site/buildings/homeowner/homeowner.page
NYC Department of Veterans’
Services NEW & first of its kind
Queens Satellite Office. Queens
Borough Hall, Ste 222, 120-55
Queens Blvd. Enhanced accessibility
for veterans to services. Walk-ins
welcome. Info 718.286.2868.
Tues thru Thurs, 10 am- 2 pm
NYC Home-STAT the Homeless
Outreach & Mobile Engagement
Street Action Teams. Homelessness
prevention programs, transition and
permanent housing. Contact
Community Board #2 718.533.8773,
qno2@cb.nyc.gov.
NYC Small Business Support
Center Business courses, one-on-one
help; Easy access to the services
needed to start, operate and grow
your business. Visit
www.nyc.gov/business or call 718-
570-8500
NYS Comptroller’s office
unclaimed funds. Info
www.osc.state.ny.us/ouf
Office Child Support Assistance
(OCSA). Can help get noncustodial
parents’ child support, help locate
them, paternity, court orders, medical
support, collection & medicaid. 32-20
Northern Blvd, 6th Fl. (Honeywell St.
entrance), 718.784.6979.
Prepare Your Organization for a
Winter Storm Ensure your business
is prepared with “FEMA’s Prepare
Your Organization for a Winter Storm
Playbook.” The free PDF is available
online and provides tools and
resources with instructuins to help
you prepare for inclement weather.
Project Open House by Mayor assist
sindividuals 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/ev
entsfor all unless otherwise noted):
-Made In Queens (MiQ) Pop-up
Store 27-24 Queens Plaza South, ft.
new products every month. Looking
for entrepreneurs, locally made and
artisanal crafts, food products, more,
to sell there. Sign up, info
www.madeinqueens.nyc/
Raccoons in NYC For info on raccoons,

rabies, protect your home, pets
call 311 or nyc.gov/health/rabies
Riders Alliance Organizing mass
transit riders for affordable fares,
service restoration, general improvements. www.ridersny.org., 212-590-
9427
Sen. Peralta Free Legal Counsel
Starting November, Sen. Peralta’s
office with legal professionals for the
CUNY School of Law’s Community
Legal Resource Network will offer
free legal counsel on immigration and
housing. Partnered with the
Immigrant Defense Coalition and
Sen. Peralta are Asian Americans for
Equality, Cattholic Charities of New
York, Center for the Integration and
Advancement of New Americabs,
CUNY/Citizenship NOW, Emerald
Isle Immgrant Center, HER Justice
(Manhattan), New York Immigration
Coalition (Manhattan), and Queens
County District Attorney Office of
Immigrant Affairs.
Small Biz Owners: Opportunity to
Request Your No-Cost Compliance
Consultation NYC Department of
Small Business Services offers no-cost consultations on city regulations.
Advisors will not issue violations of
fines. For more info visit
https://www1.nyc.gov/nyc-resources/categories/business/business-assistan... or call
311.
Sunnyside Community Svcs. (free)
-Assists in filing SNAP applications
& recertification. 718.784.6173 x528
-Training and Home Care Services,
job placement. 718.784.6160 x338;
Longterm care, in home or adult day
care; applying for Medicaid & other
benefits; Education & caregiver
skills; wellness activities.
English/Spanish. 43-31 39th St,
Sunnyside. Email: info@scsny.org
718.784.6160;
-Greenmarket, Skillman Ave & 43 St.
8 am - 3 pm
Textile & rechargeable battery recycling 9 am - 1 pm
Food scrap collection (by Big!
Compost) 10 am - 1 pm
www.grownyc.org
-Community Education Council
Support Group for Parents of
Children with Disabilities
www.includenyc.org/resources/workshop -Sunnyside Community Services
Offers options for the whole family,
from free full-day pre-kindergarten to
college and career readiness programs, www.scsny.org
-HANAC are you caring for a person
with Alzheimer’s, dementia or another chronic illness. For more information 718.728.3586
-Woodside On The Move Free Adult
Computer Classes, Call 718-476-8449

-NYC Parks, Search for new candidates for free lifeguard training
course. Testing locations can be
found at www.nyc.gov/parks/lifeguards -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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