2017-02-22 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Annette Hanze Alberts

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

ARTS/ ENTERTAINMENT/ SPORTS:

Flushing Town Hall 137-35
Northern Blvd. visit flushingtownhall.org for a full list of events.
-Artist-Presenter Dialogues (Free) No
RSVP req’d. Feb 22, 7 pm
Flushing Town Hall 137-35 Northern
Blvd. visit flushingtownhall.org for a
full list of events.
-Artist-Presenter Dialogues (Free) Feb
22, 7 pm
-Grace Kelly Quartet ($16/$10
Members) Feb 24, 8 pm
-Charcuterie Masters ($60/$40 Early
Bird/$100 VIP) 20% discount for
members. Feb 25, 5-10 pm
-The Moth StorySLAM: Fame ($10)
Feb 27, doors open 7:30 pm, storyslam 8 pm
-Monthly Jazz Jam ($10/Free for
Members, Students & Jamming
Musicians) Mar 1, 7-10 pm
-Queens Pride 25th Anniversary -
Open call NOW for NYC-based performing artists of all disciplines,
LGBTQ voices. Spons. CM Dromm.
(June 3)
MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, LIC
-Between 0 And 1 Culmination Day
Feat. live performances by experimental electronic musician Elysia
Crampton, noise artist Dreamcrusher,
writer Genesis Breyer P-Orridge. Feb
26
Museum of the Moving Image 36-01
35 Ave, Astoria. Info movingimage.us
-“Winnie the Pooh” Matinees of the
2011 film. Feb 19-26, 12:30 pm
-Cinema Tropical six Latinamerican
films: Tempestad, Jacqueline, Plaza
de la Soledad, Santa Teresa & Other
Stories, Bleak Street, Neon Bull ($15)
Feb 24-26
The Noguchi Musuem 32-37
Vernon Blvd, LIC
-Free First Days 1st Fri of every
month is free, w/ tours in English
and Japanese at 2 pm
Queens College 65-30 Kissena
Blvd
-“Die Fledermaus” QC Opera sings
in English ($20) Lefrak Concert
Hall.
Feb 23-26
-La Traviata Feb 26, 3 pm
-Harmonize Your Spirit With My
Calm (free concert) Room 264,
Music Bldg.
Feb 28 (RESCHEDULED)

-Evening Readings: Rebecca
Newberger Goldstein ($10)No credit cards. Info at qcreadings.org or
718.997.4646. Feb 28, 7 pm
-Chance Encounters: Cubism, Dada
and Surrealism - Thru Mar 18
-Resistance and Memory in
Belgium, 1940-1945. Installation of
those who resisted Nazi occupation,
Thru May 26
Queens Museum Flushing
Meadows Park, 718.592.9700,
www.queensmuseum.org
-Free Midwinter Break Family
Workshops Open to children 5-12 &
adult companions. Feb 22-24, 1:30-
4:30 pm
-LiVEART.US, Performances, dialogue panels, tactical actions
address authoritarianism, abuse of
power affecting democratic process.
Feb 26, 2 pm
-Commonwealth: Water For All On
view thru Jul 30
-A Passion for Tiffany Lamps - Thru
April, 2018
-Adopt-A-Building on the Famed
Panorama ($50-$1000) Info
718.592.9700 x 141, or dw@queensmuseum.org. Ongoing
Queensborough Community
College 222-05 56 Ave, Bayside
-“La Traviata” ($29-$42) Feb 26, 3 pm
Socrates Sculpture Park 32-01
Vernon Blvd, LIC. Info 718-956-
1819, socratessculpturepark.org
-Applause Thru Mar 12, 2017
Queens Museum New York City
Building, Flushing Meadows
Corona Park
-Percussia Presents: World
Premiere: Queens Composers Ft
works Immigrant Dreams by Carlo
Nicolau & International Express by
Quentin Chiappetta, in homage to
the 7 train

ARTS OTHER:

Bouzouki Lessons Technique,
scales and history of rebetika. Greek
Cultural Center, 26-80 30 St,
Astoria, Saturdays 12-2 pm
Comedy Night Benefit With Jim
Dailakis ($65+) Buffet dinner, beer
& wines, raffles. Tix & info at
aphepafamily@ticketleap.com or
732.678.6431. St Barbara Greek
Orthodox Church, 2200 Church Rd,
Toms River NJ.
Apr 22, 6:30 pm
Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra
Forest Hills Jewish Center 106-06
Queens Blvd, Forest Hills - May 21, 2
pm
Greek Cultural Center Movie Night
(Free) 26-80 30 St, Astoria.

Wednesdays at 8 pm
Greek Heritage Night At the Sixers
with Giannis Antetokunmpo. National
anthem Elena Iiadis, halftime performance by Pan-Macedonian Society
Alumni Dancers, postgame on-court
experience for Greek Heritage Group
exclusively, traditional Greek food
options in the concession stands &
Sixers gifts for every attendee. Tix &
info at groupmatics.events/greek.
Wells Fargo Arena, 3601 South Broad
St, Philadelphia, PA, Mar 6, 7 pm
The Parkside Players Present:
“Black Coffee” ($17/$15 Seniors) Tix
at 718.353.7388 or 516.520.9474.
Grace Lutheran Church, 71 Rd &
Union Tpk, Feb 24, 25, 26 & Mar 3&
4, Fri & Sat 8 pm, Sun 2 pm
QED Astoria 27-16 23 Ave
-Oscar Watch Party & Trivia Spons.
the Bronx Brewery. Feb 26, 7 pm
The Secret Theatre 4402 23 St, LIC.
Info secrettheatre.com
-“Pirate Pete’s Parrot” and
“Princess Particular” ($10
Children/$15 Adults) alternating
weekends, sched online, 2:30 pm
-“King Lear” ($18 Advance/$20
Door) Mar 23-Apr 9

COMMUNITY MTGS, EVENTS:

114 Precinct Community Council
Meeting Riccardo’s by the Bridge,
2101 24 Ave, Feb 28, 7 pm
Catholic Migration Services
Monthly Meeting Attorneys offering
free legal advice on topics, incl. overcharging, repairs, immigration benefits & rights as a worker. St Sebastian
parish Center, 39-60 57 St, Woodside,
Feb 22, 7 pm
Community Education Council 24
PS 128, 69-10 65 Dr, Feb 28, 6 pm
business mtg, 7 pm calendar mtg
Grace Institute Administrative
Professional Program’s Evening
Health Care Sector 8 wk program.
Info, open houses, start dates, graceinstitute.org or email admissions@graceinstitute.org
Hermes Trade Expo International
Info & reg at hermesexpo.com. Apr 24
& 25
Home Health Aides Open House
Information In need of certified
home health aides. Info on needed
documents at 718.784.6160.
Sunnyside Citywide Home Care
Services, 43-31 39 St. Feb 24; Mar 10
& 24; Apr 7 & 21; May 12, 19 & 25,
8:30 am-3 pm
Justice For All Coalition Public
Meeting The impact of rezoning &
development in LIC/Astoria incl.
higher prices; displacement; loss of lcl

business, etc. Jacob Riis Center, 10-25
41 Ave.
Mar 13, 7 pm
BP Katz All events at Queens
Borough Hall (12-55 Queens Blvd)
unless otherwise listed.
-Lunar New Year Celebration Hosted
By Borough President Katz Light
refreshments served. RSVP req’d at
queensbp.org/rsvp or 718.286.2661.
Feb 27, 6 pm
Kiwanis Club of Sunnyside will
meet the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of
every month at Sidetracks 45-08
Queens Blvd., Sunnyside 6:30 pm
LICity/Astoria Lions Club will meet
second Tuesday of the month Irish
Center 1040 Jackson Ave, LIC, 7 PM
NYC Department of Sanitation:
Emergency Snow Laborers Needed
Register now at nyc.gov/sanitation.
Paid $15/hr and $22.50 overtime
NYC Parks New candidates for free
lifeguard training course.
www.nyc.gov/parks
NYC Meetup For Democracy Daylong celebration of the diversity, inclusiveness, innovation & democratic
values of NYC. Info at
c3s.ny.nycmeetupfordemocracy. The
Renaissance Charter School, 35-59 81
St, Mar 4, 10 am-4 pm
QEDC 120-55 Queens Blvd
-Entrepreneur Space Business
Classes: Packaging & Compliance
(Feb 22); Public Relations 101 (Feb
29); Food Photography (Mar 5);
Identifying & Reaching Your Target
Markets (Mar 12); How To Sell
(Mar 19); Designing Your
Campaign (Mar 26); Compelling
Booth Creation for the Markets
(May 3). 3646 37 St, LIC
-OSHA 10 Hour Certification
($150; $120 Reimbursed upon successful course completion) Topics
incl. recognition, avoidance, abatement & prevention of safety in the
workplace. Only 30 seats avail.
Greater Jamaica Development
Corporation, 90-40 160 St, Harvest
Room, Feb 25 & 26
Vocational Rehabilitation For the
disabled & unemployed. Info at
347.510.3100, or acces.nysed.gov

DINNER/DANCES:

Italian Charities of America
Saturday Night Dances Info at
718.478.3100. 83-20 Queens Blvd,
Feb 25, 8 pm-12 am
LGBTQ Cocktail Party to help
Reelect Daniel Dromm ($25-1,000)
Atlas Social Club, 753 9 Ave. Donate:
www.DanielDromm.com/contribute.
Mar 2, 6:30-8:30 pm

HEALTH:

Free Prostate Cancer Screenings
Sen Addabbo & Integrated Medical
Foundation for men over age 40 NOT
previously diagnosed w/ prostate cancer, w/ or w/o insurance. Bring self-addressed envelope & photo ID.
Screenings incl. PSA blood test. Space
is ltd., schedule an apt at 718.4971630
or 66-85 73 Pl.
Apr 15, 10-11:30 am
No-Cost Digital Mammograms &
Clinical Breast Exams. American-
Italian Cancer Foundation. Uninsured
welcome. Women age 40+ w/insurance; age 50+ w/o ins., NYC residents; once annually. Info and
appointment (required) near you
877.628.9090, 9 am-4:30 pm (unless
otherwise noted)
-Pheffer Amato in honor of Mrs.
Elaine Freeburg. 112-20 Beach
Channel Dr, Rockaway Park. Register
Now - Mar 24
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 SOCIETIES:

Spring Season Review (QHS &
GFCC Members Donation
Based/$5) Light refreshments incl.
Guest of honor CM Peter Koo. Feb
25, 3 pm
Voelker Orth Museum 149-19 38
Ave, Flushing
-Exhibition Tour & Printmaking
Workshop Feb 24, 1 pm
-French Salon Music Concert Feb
26, 2 pm

LIBRARY SYSTEM:

Queens Library: 100s of events
daily visit www.queenslibrary.org,
click on programs; call Central
Library 718.990.0700 or individual
branches.
Queens Library Meetings:
Buildings and Grounds Committee;
Finance and Investments
Committee; Audit Committee and
The Board of Trustees. Central
Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd,
Jamaica, Feb 23, 6 pm
Forest Hills Branch, 108-19-71
Ave
-Senior Single New Yorker Meet
and Greet. 1st Tues of every month
@ 2 pm.

PARKS & RECREATION:

Alley Pond Environmental Center
(APEC) Pre-register for ALL events.
228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston
This week: Tween/Teen Yoga, Get
Your Zen On!, Winter Bird Walk for
Beginners, Animal Care Trainee
Free Lifeguard Training Course
Complete testing locations can be
found at nyc.gov/parks or by calling
311. Ongoing thru Jan
NYS Dept Environmental
Conservation Grants Gateway for
Urban and Community Forestry
Projects For municipal gov’ts, pub
benefit corps, pub authorities, school
districts, community colleges, soil and
water conservation districs, municipal
corporation, Indian nations & tribes &
not-for-profit corps. Apps submitted
by Mar 1, 2 pm. Info
grantsreform@budget.ny.gov and at
dec.ny.gov/lands/5285.html

SCHOOLS, CLASSES:

Eleftheria Scholarship 2017 Apply
now! Due Mar 28. Awards held at the
26th Hermes Expo Awards Dinner.
Info at 610.202.3614 or
Aphrodite@hermesexpo.com
Italian Charities of America Italian
Classes For Adults ($60/10 weeks)
Beginner, intermediate & advanced.
83-20 Queens Blvd. More info
718.478.3100. Begins Mar 7, 7 pm
LaGuardia Community College
NYC Residents veterans 60 or older
may attend college for a small fee. For
more info 718-482-5386
Grace Institute (Free) Women transition back into the workforce. For
training program and info www.graceinstitute.org/admissions@graceinstitute.org.
Educational Opportunities The State
Education Depart. Continuing
Education Services Vocational
Rehabilitation if you have a disability,
or unemployed visit
www.acces.nysed.gov.
Certified Home Health Aide
Training 3-wk program, open house
Mon & Tues, 1st 2 wks/month. Info at
718.784.6160
SAT Prep ($300/10 wks) Reg req’d
in-person, Mon-Fri, 3:30-6:30 pm.
Sunnyside Community Services, 43-
31 39 St. Program dates, Mar 3-May
5; Student & Parent orientation Mar 1,
5:30 pm
Sunnyside Up Free Pre-
Kindergarten Students must be 4 yrs
old, born in 2013. Call 718.784.6173
etx 410 or email prek@scsny.org.
Woodside On The Move Adult

Computer Classes Basic computer
skills. Reg at 718.476.8449 ext 16.
mondays for 12 wks, 5:30-7:30 pm &
Wednesdays 3-5 pm

SENIORS:

Met Council’s Project Metropair:
Free Home Repairs Svcs incl:
bathtub grab bars, smoke & Carmon
monoxide detector, door locks, window locks & screens, railings, light
bulbs, sinks & faucets, holes, cracks
& dents in wall, winterizing windows, more. Required: 60+ yrs,
NYC resident, show financial need.
Info at 212.453. 9542, 212.453.9607
or metropair@metcouncil.org
Queens AARP Chorus Looking for
retired people to sing at nursing homes
and AARP chapters. Meet every Fri @
1 pm. Clearview Self Help Center,
208-11 26 Ave, Bayside
The Samuel Field Y 58-20 Little
Neck Pkway, Little Neck
-The Early Stage Memory Care
Program Daily Support Group Info
at 718.225.6750, ext 331. Tues &
Thurs, 10 am-2 pm
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
Woodside on the Move Tax Services
for Seniors Assisting senior clients
filing NYC-210 & IT-214 tax forms if
income does not exceed $18K/yr. By
appointment only on Weds & Thurs.
For apt, contact 718.4786.8449. Feb
15-Apr 13

STREET:

Queens Greenmarket Sunnyside
Saturdays Skillman Ave & 43 St. 8
am to 3 pm. Textile & rechargeable
battery recycling 9 am to 1 pm
Food Scrap Collection (by big! compost) 10 am to 1 pm. Info at
grownyc.org

ONGOING EVENTS; ORGANIZATIONS

General Interest:

ACQC For Undocumented
Immigrants (Advocacy Ctr. of Qns
Cty) Receive a Soc. Sec. Card
through the DACA, Legal, Housing,
Health Educ., Mental Health,

Education, Case Mgmt., Food &
Nutrition and Syringe Exchange.
Main site 161-21 Jamaica Ave., 6th
Fl, Jamaica, 718-896-2500, (also in
Woodside & Far Rockaway.)
AmericaWorks Recruiting, screening, support. 16, 228 East 45th Street,
New York, NY 10017, www.americaworks.com, 212. 599.5627. Also in
Jamaica and Far Rockaway
Animal Shelter/Rescue (donations
always appreciated):
-Animal Rescue Pet adoptions,
718.224.8629 or 631.420.0425.
-Animals Can’t Talk
718.393.7535,
animalscanttalk@aol.com
-Bobbi and the Strays Pet Rescue
& Adoption Center, Atlas Park, 80-
36, Cooper Ave., 718.326.6070,
www.bobbiandthestrays.org/Adopt.aspx.
-Kitty Karetakers of Queens
Astoria, Long Island City,
Sunnyside, Woodside: 7186707221,
kittykaretakers@gmail.com
-Muffin’s Pet Connection Helps
find homes for pets. 718.833.7988
or www.muffins.org.
-www.petfinder.com For further info
Business Assistance Calendar For
business owners seeking assistance in
skills. www.queensbp.org.
Earth Day NYS DEC new user-friendly website navigation by topic:
Outdoor Recreation; Animals, Plants,
Aquatic Life; Chemical and Pollution
Control; Lands and Waters;
Education; Energy; Permits and
Licenses; Public Involvement and
News; Regulations and Enforcement;
Publications, Forms, Maps, etc. Info
visit www.dec.ny.gov
Free Services: Immigration /
Naturalization, Senior Benefits,
Community Health Advocate. 93-03
Roosevelt Ave 2R, Jackson Heights;
Flushing Office 133-04 39 Ave.,
Flushing
Chhaya CDC 37-43 77 St, 2nd Fl.,
Jackson Hts:
-Free Citizenship Application
Assistance. Appt, info:
718.478.3848. 3rd Sundays, 2:30-6
pm
-Free Legal Clinics by Legal Aid
Soc. & Chhaya CDC, Sen. Peralta,
CM Dromm. Every 2nd Weds, 4:30-
6:30 pm: By APPOINTMENT
718.478.3848
Food Pantries (donate/ receive):
-BVM Help of Christians 70-31 48
Ave, Woodside, info 718.672.4848
x11 Thurs 9:30 am-noon (ID
required)
-St. Raphael’s Cans and dry food
only, photo ID. Basement Rectory,

35-20 Greenpoint Ave, LIC,
718.729.8957. Thurs 10:30 am-noon, Sat 1:30-3 pm
-St. Teresa 50-20 45 St, Woodside,
info 718.784.2123 x22 • Tues, 6-
7pm (Photo ID Required)
-Community Food Pantry By
Queens Community House & Forest
Hills Interfaith Community, Food
Bank for NYC. Forest Hills
Community Center, 108-25 62nd Dr. -
Last Wednesday of every month, 6-8
pm
Free Citizenship Classes Emerald
Isle Immigration Ctr, 59-26 Woodside
Ave. 2nd floor, Woodside, More Info
call/text 646-545-7214 - Mon, Tues, 6
- 9 pm
Free Colonoscopy Screenings The
#2 cancer killer. Age 50+, once a
decade. Info for screening American
Cancer Soc 800.227.2345.
Free English Classes for Adults
Queens Community House, 108-25 62
Dr., Forest Hills. Info 718-592-5757
ext. 216
Free Housing Legal Services For
Corona, Corona Heights, Elmhurst,
Lefrak City. Facing eviction, need
repairs, roommate issue, Call 718-
316-9993 AAFE Jackson Heights 93-
03 Roosevelt Ave, 2R, Jackson
Heights.
Free Legal Clinics by Legal Aid
Soc. & Chhaya CDC, Sponsored by
Sen. Peralta, CM Dromm. 37-43 77
St, Jackson Hts, 2nd Floor. Every
2nd Weds, 4:30-6:30 pm: Call for
appt 718.478.3848.
Free Medicaid, SNAP Screenings
3rd Thursdays, Cncl. Ferreras’ ofc
32-33A Junction Blvd, E. Elmhurst,
718.651.1917.
Freeze Your Rent Seniors/ disabled
in rent-controlled/stabilized apts
freeze rent below 1/3 your income
w/ SCRIE or DRIE; gives landlord
tax credit. Age 62+, on SSI, SSDI,
Vets’ Disability. Total income below
$50K. Bring: proof of income, rent,
age. Astoria Restoration Assn, 31-
28 Ditmars Blvd, hrs: M-F, 11 am-4
pm, 718.726.0034.
HANAC Western Queens
Caregivers Network. Weekly support
group, counseling sessions, referrals.
Info 718.777.6941
Jackson Heights Community
Chorus Tues rehearsals. Renaissance
Charter School, 35-59 81 St, Info
917.200.5779. Tuesday rehearsals
7:30-9:30 pm
Jobs for New Yorkers Tens of thousands of jobs on construction projects
by Gov. Cuomo. www.labor.ny.gov/jobs/regional.shtm.
Jobs: Queens Workforce 1 Career
Center, 168-25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl,

Jamaica. Info 718.557.6755,
www.nycgov/workforce1
New York Irish Center, Pieta
House 10-40 Jackson Ave, LIC.
Free, professional, confidential,
therapeutic approach to people in
crisis. 718.482.0909. Info
newyorkirishcenter.org. Also:
-Senior Computer Club Sat., 11-1
pm
-Knit and Natter Club Tues. 11-1 pm
-Senior Lunch Club Weds., 1-4 pm
NYC CERT: Community
Emergency Response Team. 10-week
training.
www.nyc.gov/html/oem/html/get_involved/cert.shtml.
NYC Recovers: Work Progress
Program. Qualified service providers
needed to deliver program. Program
reimburses wages paid to hurricane-affected residents age 16+. Visit
www.nyc.gov, NYC Recovers: Work
Progress link.
NYC Department of Veterans’
Services NEW & first of its kind
Queens Satellite Office. Queens
Borough Hall, Ste 222, 120-55
Queens Blvd. Enhanced accessibility
for veterans to services. Walk-ins welcome. Info 718.286.2868.
Tues thru Thurs, 10 am- 2 pm
NYC Home-STAT the Homeless
Outreach & Mobile Engagement
Street Action Teams. Homelessness
prevention programs, transition and
permanent housing. Contact
Community Board #2 718.533.8773,
qno2@cb.nyc.gov.
NYC Small Business Support
Center Business courses, one-on-one
help; Easy access to the services needed to start, operate and grow your
business. Visit www.nyc.gov/business
or call 718-570-8500
Office Child Support Assistance
(OCSA). Can help get noncustodial
parents’ child support, help locate
them, paternity, court orders, medical
support, collection & medicaid. 32-20
Northern Blvd, 6th Fl. (Honeywell St.
entrance), 718.784.6979.
QEDC (Queens Econ. Devel. Corp.)
Resources for small business owners,
entrepreneurs, General Queens events.
Info 718.263.0546, www.queensny.org/qedc/ (RSVP online
www.QueensNY.org/qedc/business/events for all unless otherwise noted):
-Made In Queens (MiQ) Pop-up
Store 27-24 Queens Plaza South, ft.
new products every month. Looking
for entrepreneurs, locally made and
artisanal crafts, food products, more,
to sell there. Sign up, info
www.madeinqueens.nyc/
Riders Alliance Organizing mass

transit riders for affordable fares, service restoration, general improvements.
www.ridersny.org., 212-590-9427
Sunnyside Community Svcs. (free)
-Assists in filing Food Stamps applications. 718.784.6173 x110; Free
training to be Home Health Aide, job
placement. 718.784.6160 x338;
Longterm care, in home or adult day
care; applying for Medicaid & other
benefits; Education & caregiver skills;
wellness activities. English/Spanish.
43-31 39th St, Sunnyside. Info
www./scsny.org, 718.906.0660;
-Social Adult Day Program for people living with Alzheimer’s, dementia,
or physical 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
Tree Guard Program To request
trees or protect extant trees. For more
info, visit
www.nycparkstreeguard.com
Volunteer Opportunities:
-American Cancer Soc. Queens Ofc.
Info 718.2611092 x5523.
-Helping Hands for the Disabled:
Be a Friend Day Pair up for 3 hours
w/ a disabled person. 718.606.9712
(Every 3rd Sat)
-Public Benefit Counselor Volunteers
age 55+, 212.614.5412,
www.cssny.org
Thursday Workshop for Latinas
In Spanish; Info on health & safety
issues for immigrant Latinas:
HIV/AIDS, Domestic Violence,
Substance Abuse, Sexuality,
Depression, Self Esteem. Voces
Latinas office, 37-63 83 St., Suite
1B, Jackson Hts - Thurs, noon - 2
pm
Vocational Rehabilitation State
Education Department Office of Adult
Career and Continuing Education
Services Queens District Office, 11-15
47th Ave, LIC. For persons w/ disability & unemployed Info 347.510.3100,
www.acces.nysed.gov
Workforce 1 Career Center, Queens
168-25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl., Jamaica,
718.557.6755, www.nyc.gov/workforce1.

LAGUARDIA COMMUNITY
COLL.
31-10 Thomson Ave, LIC,
718.482.7200,
www.laguardia.edu/acereg.
-CUNY Fatherhood Academy 4-
month, 3 day a week program
Recruiting Now (free; ages 18-24;
unemployed/underemployed)
LAGCC, Rm C225, 29-10 Thomson

Avenue, LIC. Learn rights and responsibilities as a father, explore careers,
get work experience, learn about parenting, earn High school Equivalency
Diploma, and prepare for college. Info
718.730.7336, dspeal@lagcc.cuny.edu
-Free GED Program at Adult
Learning Center, 718.482.5385
-Green Jobs Training Program
Apply www.greenworkforcenyc.org,
718.663.8407
-Home to Work Ctr. For displaced
homemakers. Assessment, counseling, referrals, workshops, computer
& vocational training, job search
assistance. 718.482.5166.
-NYC Home-STAT the Homeless
Outreach & Mobile Engagement
Street Action Teams - Homelessness
prevention programs, transition and
permanent housing. Contact
Community Board #2 718.533.8773,
qno2@cb.nyc.gov.
-Practical Nurse Program funding
available. 718.609.2130
-Veterans Only: Evening College
Prep and GED Classes (free) Info
Elizabeth Allen at 718.482.5386 /
5231, www.lagcc.cuny.edu/veterans.

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

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