2018-10-17 / 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.
-South American Mashup: Inkhay & Rio
Mira, $16, $10 members & students, free
for teens 7 pm Oct 19
-Andean Music Workshop, $25, $20
members & students, free for teens 11:30
am Oct 20
-Alexa Tarantino Quartet, $5, free for
members 2 pm Oct 21
Flushing House Rooftop 38-20 Bowne
St, Flushing 11354
Long Island City Artists
-Call for Curators, Submit a curatorial
proposal for our December small works
exhibition. email info@licartists.org by
Oct 18
MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, Long
Island City www.moma.org
-Halloween Ball with Susanne Bartsch,
Cirque de Musée, Tickets General
Admission $20, Members $18, Ticket
package expedited entry and two drinks
$55. 8 pm - midnight Oct 27
Museum of the Moving Image 36-01 35
Ave., Astoria
-2018 Annual Gala, Red carpet & cocktail
reception, awards & dinner. Valet parking
is available, festive attire.
www.qchnyc.org/gala or 718.592.5757 x.
246, $300 Journal ads and sponsorship
available. 6 pm or 7 pm Oct 23
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)
-Hands-On at Noguchi, Shaping Soft
Stone, 18 and older. $35 members $45
non-members includes admission to the
museum and materials, 1-5 pm Oct 20

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
-Evening Readings: James Kaplan,
LeFrak Concert Hall Room 264 $20, 7
pm Oct 23
-Gilberto Santa Rosa, El Caballero de la
Salsa, Six-time Grammy winner, legendary Puerto Rican Artist. Colden
Auditorium $42 - $109, 8 pm Oct 27
-Tien-Huicani, LeFrak Concert Hall $20 -
$30, 3 pm Oct 28
-She Kills Monsters, Rathus Hall, M-11
$10 - $16, $5 at the door in costume Oct.
31, Oct 31- Nov 4
-South American Mashup: Inkhay & Rio
Mira, Flushing Town Hall, $10 - $16, 7
pm Oct 19
-Icebreaker II, Klapper Hall, Free, Oct 22
- Nov 2
-My World Jun Hu Ceramics Sculpture
Solo Exhibition, Klapper Hall, Free, Oct 1
- Oct 31
-Artist Talk: Portraits of Ancient Linen,
Godwin Ternbach Museum, Free, 1 pm
Oct 20
-Acciones Queens College Art Center,
Oct 9 - Nov 9
-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
Queens Council on the Arts 37-11 35
Avenue, Astoria 11101
www.QueensCouncilArts.org
info@QueensArts.org
-QCA’s 2018 Arts Access and New York’s
Grant Programs have increased grants of
$1,000-$5,000 available. Visit QCA website for more info.
-Queens Art Fund (QAF) grant supports
cultural projects that benefit Queens communities. Application deadline 11:59 pm
October 25
Beginning Aug. 15 The Artist
Commissioning Program will accept
applications for both artist and art producers! Select Queens-based choreographers,
playwrights, and composers to receive a
$10,000 commission. Applications close
Oct 12.
-ArtSite Artists Announced, Artists selected to create artwork throughout Jamaica
and Jackson Heights, have been
announced!
-Join Artists in Creative Conversations,
Monthly dinner meeting. Far Rockaway
Cultural Performing Arts RSVP 44-19
Rockaway Beach Blvd., Far Rockaway
6:30 pm Oct 18
New York Tibetan Service Center 83-02A
Broadway, 3 Floor, Elmhurst 6 pm Oct 26
RSVP SUNY Queens Educational

Opportunity Center 158-29 Archer Ave.,
Jamaica 6 pm Oct 31
Queens Museum Flushing Meadows
Park, 718.592.9700, www.queensmuseum.org
-Free Drop-In Family Workshops
Saturdays, 1:30-4:30 pm.
-Free Drop-In Family Workshops Sunday,
1:30-4:30 pm.
-Free Guided Tours 1 pm (English), 2 pm
(Spanish), 3 pm Permanent Collection
Tour (English). All tours meet at park side
info desk.
-Adopt-A-Building on the Famed
Panorama ($50-$1000) Info
718.592.9700 x 141, or dw@queensmuseum.org. Ongoing.
-“Fundreds All Over The Place” project
during the Sunday Family Workshops, as
part of Mel Chin’s exhibit.
-Queens International 2018 Volumes,
Website will bring 41 artists representing
15 neighborhoods together. Browse
through for floor plans and more. Oct 7,
Feb 24
-Fall Senior Film Series, Splendor in the
Grass 2 - 5 pm Oct 10
-Indigenous People’s Day, 1 - 5 pm Oct
14
-UN Day with UNA-USA and Climate
Museum, 12 - 4 pm Oct 20
Queensborough Performing Arts
Center 222-05 56 Ave. Bayside. To buy
tickets, call 718.631.6311 or visit
www.visitqpac.org.
-From La Mancha to New York, Santiago
Garci exhibits rural landscapes and artful
still life. Will be on view in the loggia.
www.qccartgallery,org Sept 29 - Jan 11
-Deformity Masks: The Ann Goerdt
Collection, From a variety of regions
across the continent of Africa. Will be on
view in the Gallery’s balcony.
www.qccartgallery,org Sept 29 - Jan 11
-Make America Grin Again:The Capitol
Steps Perform Live, $24-$40, 3 pm Oct
21.
Queensborough Theatre Project
(QTP) The Great Pumpkin: Re-
Animated! The LetLove Inn: 27-20 23
Ave., Astoria 4 pm and 8 pm Oct 21, 28
Socrates Sculpture Park 32-01 Vernon
Blvd, LIC. Info 718.956.1819, socratessculpturepark.org
-Hiring Now: Paid Curatorial Summer
Intern. Apply online.
-The Socrates Annual exhibition of new
commissions awarded the Emerging
Artists Fellowship. Runs Oct. 7, 2018 -
March 10, 2019. Opening 3 - 6 pm
October 7
-Halloween Harvest Festival 12 - 4 pm
October 27
Tim Kelly halves & holes on view
through Sept 2018, AlterWork Studios
30-09 35 Ave, LIC www.alterworkstudios.com

York College 94-20 Guy R. Brewer
Blvd, Jamaica. Call 718.262.2000 for
more event info

ARTS OTHER:

Electronic Waste Recycling Event-
Elmhurst Unwanted electronics working
and non-working. Accepted TV, VCR
phones, etc. Not accepted: air conditioners, refrigerators, microwaves. New Life
Fellowship Church 82-10 Queens Blvd,
Elmhurst visit www.lesecologycenter.org,
or call 212.477.4022
Flux Factory 31-31 29 St LIC
347.669.1406 www.fluxfactory.org
-WFLX: Flux Factory Radio. Free, ongoing, listen via link on www.fluxfactory.org
-Kookerville: Solo exhibition by Lexy
Ho-Tai (free).
-Mark For Redaction, Gallery Hours: 1 -
6 pm by appointment Oct 11 - Nov 11
The Killing Kompany www.killingkompany.com 888-SHOOT-EM
-Halloween Homicides, Comedy murder
mystery dinner show at Riccardo’s 21-01
24 Ave., Astoria, 718.721.7777 $45 pp 8
pm Oct 26
Jamaica Center For Arts And
Learning (JCAL) 161-04 Jamaica Ave.,
open calls music, and visual arts for professional development and residencies
JCAL
-Jamaica, Artists Residency & Training
Workshop Series (ARTWorks, Inc.)
-Choreographer + Composer Residency
starting in Oct. 2018 or Jan. 2019
Long Island City Arts at Plaxall Gallery,
5-25 46 Ave. LIC 11101
www.licartists.org
Long Island City Partnership
www.LongIslandCityQueens.com
-Hunters Point Parks Conservancy,
Salsa in the Park, Watercolors on the
Waterfront, Zumba Classes, Wednesday
Evenings;
Yoga in the Park Tuesday Evenings &
Saturday Mornings;
Jazzy Thursdays Thursday Evenings;
Mixed Martial Arts Lessons Saturday
Afternoons
-Annual Awards Gala, Melrose Ballroom,
Early bird pricing until Oct 11, Gala will
take place Nov 14
-LICP Business Breakfast on Financing
and New Federal Tax Law Updates, LICP
Members Free, Non-Members $25, 8 - 10
am Oct 18
-New Markets Tax Credit Workshop,
Learn how to access New Markets Tax
Credits for your qualified business or real
estate development. Register, 9 - 11 am
Oct 25
-Complicated Territory, Dorsky Gallery
Curatorial Programs 3:30 pm Oct 21
-Halloween Harvest Festival, Socrates
Sculpture Park 12 - 4 pm Oct 27

-Halloween Quiet Clubbing, Studio
Square 10 pm - 3 am Oct 26
-Dessert Goals and Queens Beer Fest,
Sound River Studios 4-40 44 Drive, Long
Island City, $46 12 - 7 pm Oct 13, 21
-Pumpkin Patch, LIC Flea & Food, 12 pm
Oct 20
Dancing with the LIC Stars, The Plaxall
Gallery 6 pm Nov 2
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
-Musica Reginae Productions Concert
Series, The Church-In-the-Gardens 50
Ascan Ave., Forest Hills
www.MusicaReginae.org $20 adults, $10
students 7 pm Oct 20
Once Upon a Time Theatre Street
School 87-61 111 Street Richmond Hill
(718) 846-9182 oncetime@aol.com
Queens Centers For Progress (QCP)
3rd Annual QCP Champions Awards
QCP Auditorium 81-15 164 St., Jamaica 6
pm Oct 11
QED 27-16 23 Ave, Astoria www.qedastoria.com.
-Laugh Through The Pain (Stand up &
storytelling 7:30 pm Oct 17
-My First Time: A Stand Up &
Storytelling Show (Tales of virginity loss)
9 pm Oct 17
Lucie Pohl’s Immigrant Jam (Stand up
comedy) 7:30 pm Oct 18
-Happy Place Comedy (Stand up comedy) 9 pm Oct 18
-QED Presents: Courtney Fearrington &
Courtney Maginnis (Stand up comedy)
7:30 pm Oct 19
-Shame! (Stand up comedy) 9:30 pm Oct
19
-Movies R Dumb Presents Teen Witch
(MST3K-style riffing on awful movies)
11 pm Oct 19
-The Odd Rock Comedy Hour (Musical
stand up comedy) 7:30 pm Oct 20
QED Presents: Babe Parker & Ariel Elias
(Stand up comedy) 9:30 pm Oct 20
Not My President: Monthly Show of
Resistance (Charity stand up showcase) 7
pm Oct 21
-Ladies First Astoria Workshop 6 pm Oct
22
-Every Now And Then I Fall Apart 7:30
pm Oct 23
-All Is Forgiven: A Non-Religious Show
About Religion 7:30 pm Oct 24
-QED&D With Glen & Wade 9 pm Oct

24
-Everything Is Falling Apart 7:30 pm Oct
25
-Truth Serum 9 pm Oct 25
-QED Presents: Jess Salomon & Jes Tom
9 pm Oct 26
Queens Economic Development
Corporation (QEDC)
-Food Entrepreneur’s Essential Guide to
Branding & Marketing, The Entrepreneur
Space 36-46 37th St. LIC 11101 Welcome
to the wonderful, crazy, and competitive
world of food startups! Register Now!
Cost: $240 6:30 - 8 pm Sept, 12, 26 Oct.
10, 24, 31, Nov. 7
-The Entrepreneurial Assistance Program,
Aspiring and existing small business owners. 20-class course informs on ways to
minimize risk and maximize reward.
Classes run twice a week Tuesdays and
Thursdays 5:45 - 8:45 pm Oct 2 - Dec 11
-Queens StartUP! Business Plan
Competition, All about business planning
and research; Flushing Library 41-17
Main St., two-hour sessions Oct 13 and
Jan 26.
-1010 Wins-Small Business $10 K
Challenge. Provide a short write-up to
enter. Deadline: Nov 25
-Women on the Rise Forum & Expo, will
provide small business grants to a few
selected attendees. Tickets are $99 per
person one day. Two-day All Access
Experience packages for $199. Register
www.womenontheriseny.com 8 am - 6
pm Oct 19 & 20
-Free Legal Clinic, Will allow entrepreneurs to sit down one-on-one with a
lawyer. The Entrepreneur Space 36-46 37
St., Long Island City, 718.263.0546, slots
starting at 5:30 pm Oct 17
-Free Power Networking Breakfast,
Women’s Power Networking: Business in
a Nutshell, The Local 13-02 44 Ave. Long
Island City 8:30 - 10:30 Oct 25
-Get M/WBE Certified! The Entrepreneur
Space 36-46 37 St., Long Island City 10
am - 12 pm Oct 25
Queens College
-Queens College Godwin-Ternbach
Museum, 405 Klapper Hall at Queens
College. From the Desert to the City: The
Journey of Late Ancient Textiles Sept 13 -
Dec 13
-Queens College Evening Readings, -
Evening Readings: James Kaplan, LeFrak
Concert Hall Room 264 $20, 7 pm Oct 23
Thalia Spanish Theatre, 41-17
Greenpoint Ave, Sunnyside 718-729-
3880 www.ThaliaTheatre.org
-dragQUEENS show, $37 - $48, Oct 12 -
Nov 4
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.
-Secret Theatre Academy Holiday
Camps, Ages 6 - 13, Improv games like:
Creating a Character, Arts and Crafts,
Ensemble Building. Election Day Nov 6
TSINY Annual Dinner Dance Gala,
Moonlight Masquerade Leonard’s
Palazzo 555 Northern Blvd, Great Neck 6
- 10 pm Oct 25
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
Woodside Concert Series at Sgt. Collins
Park Triangle, Broadway & 58 St.
Thursdays at 7 pm. July 26 Jenny Marino
(“from the block”) top 40. Info from
NWC: 718-205-1030. Thursdays
Black Spectrum Theatre 177-01
Baisley Blvd, Jamaica 718.723.1800
-Bartersville, A comedy mystery around a
High School reunion. $25 Fri & Sat 8 pm
Sun 4 pm Oct 12 - 28

COMMUNITY MTGS, EVENTS:

Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. 88-08
Rockaway Beach Blvd., Rockaway.
718.738.1111
Borough President Melinda Katz All
events at Queens Borough Hall (120-55
Queens Blvd) unless otherwise listed, for
more info call 718.286.3000. RSVP &
more info at www.QueensBP.org
-Queens Land Use Public Hearing 10:30
am Oct 25
-Queens Borough Board 5:30 pm Nov 19
-Queens Borough Cabinet 9:30 am Nov
20
-Know Your Rights Week: Closing Cases
Opening Doors, Ask a lawyer confidential
free.
Ocean Bay Community Center with Rock
Safe Streets 4 - 6 pm Oct 24
Redfern Houses Community Center with
Fathers Alive in the Hood 7:30 - 9 pm Oct
24
Transitional Services for New York, Inc.
with LIFE Camp, Inc. 4 - 6 pm Oct 25
South Jamaica Cornerstone Community
Center with Fathers Alive In The Hood
7:30 - 9 pm Oct 25
696 Build Queensbridge 4 - 6 pm Oct 26
-Second Chance: Clear Your Summons
Warrants, www.queensda.org at The
Universal Church 68-03 Roosevelt Ave.,

Woodside 9 am - 3 pm Oct 20
-2018 Italian American Experience,
Reception bit.do/2018IHCMSJU at St.
John’s University Marillac Hall Terrace
8000 Utopia Parkway, Jamaica 6:30 - 9
pm Oct 22
-NYS Citizen Preparedness Corps
Training Program (Pre-Registration
Required www.prepare.ny.gov) Peninsula
Preparatory Academy (Gymnasium) 611
Beach 19 St, Far Rockaway 6:30 pm Oct
29
-Diwali Celebration
www.queensbp.org/rsvp Queens
Borough Hall 6 pm Oct 30
State Senator Leroy Comrie 113-43
Farmers Blvd., St. Albans 718.765.6359
Hosting Brooklyn Legal Services
Corporation. Free foreclosure assistance.
Make an appointment for Tuesdays 2 - 5
pm
Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer,
9th Annual Hispanic & Latinx Leadership
Awards, Thalia Spanish Theatre 41-17
Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside, RSVP: jbernatovicz@council.nyc,gov or
718.383.9566 ext. 1. Free & open to all.
Light refreshments provided. 6:30 - 8:30
Oct 15
111 Precinct Sector B Douglaston,
Meeting to discuss public safety challenges in our neighborhood. Deepdale
Gardens Community Room 249-31 Ave.,
Little Neck, Doors open at 5:45 pm for
refreshments, Meeting starts at 6 pm Oct
23
Council Member Francisco Moya
-Immigrant Services, Free immigration
services at our District Office 106-01
Corona Ave., Corona. 718.651.1917
every Tuesday.
Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer
Amato, Mobile Office Hours Across 23rd
Assembly District
Broad Channel Library, 16-26 Cross Bay
Blvd., Broad Channel 5 - 7 pm Oct 25
Seaside Library 116-15 Rockaway Beach
Blvd, Rockaway Park 4 - 6 pm Oct 30
Community Board 7, Meeting
qn07@cb.nyc.gov 7 pm Oct 22
Dutch Kills Civic Association 38-21 31
St., Long Island City 718.908.0655
-3rd Annual Batty Over Halloween
Celebration, Astoria Park, 23 Ave., & 19
St. 12:30 - 2:30 pm Oct 21
36 Ave. Dutch Kills Street Fair 12 - 6 pm
Oct 21
-Mobile Office Hours, Wavecrest
Management Office 20-10 Seagirt Blvd.,
Far Rockaway 10 am - 1 pm Oct 13
Howard Beach Library, 92-06 156 Ave.,
Howard Beach 4 - 6 pm Oct 19
Ozone Park Library, 92-24 Rockaway
Blvd., Ozone Park 4 - 6 pm Oct 23
Hurricane Relief with Trinity
Lutheran Church Lenten Denial Funds
to go to Food for the Poor: provides emergency care in Caribbean, S. America; currently helping Puerto Rico hurricane victims. Contribute online or via pew envelope; coin envelopes at back of church.

Info at foodforthepoor.org.
-Alzheimer’s Association Caregivers’
Support Group Meets once-a-month each
third Thursday of the month
-Pastor Paul is leading a trip to Italy,
Switzerland and to see Oberammergau
Passion Play $4399 per person round trip,
double room. Deposit is due by Dec. 31,
2018 Sept. 24 - Oct 5, 2020
Identity Theft Safety from NYPD
Community Affairs After a data breach
of Equifax, a major credit reporting
agency, website has been set up to help
determine if your information has been
compromised: www.equifaxsecurity2017.com. Visit www.nypdcommunityaffairs.org for up-to-date info from the
NYPD.
Free Immigration Services at CM
Moya’s district office every Monday &
Wednesday, 82-11 37 Ave, Suite 607,
Jackson Heights 11372. Info at 718-651-
1917
KCS And GMHC Immigration Forum
Family Petition, How to petition for a
family member as a US citizen or a Legal
Permanent Resident. One-on-one with an
expert immigration attorney 203-05 32
Ave, Bayside
Keller Wiliams Liberty 96-10 101 Ave,
Ozone Park Food Drive. Please donate
canned and packaged food. A few items
with kosher certifications.
Kiwanis Club of Sunnyside
www.SunnysideKiwanis.org will meet
the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every
month at Sidetracks 45-08 Queens Blvd.,
Sunnyside, 6:30 pm.
Ladies First Astoria Women’s
Empowerment Group founded by local
businesswomen for fostering personal &
professional relationships at locally-focused gatherings. Info https://instagram.com/LadiesFirstAstoria
LIC/Astoria Lions Club will meet second Tuesday of the month at the Irish
Center 10-40 Jackson Ave, LIC, 7 pm.
Human & Civil Rights Task Force Call
Sen. Peralta’s district office in order to join
at 718.205.3881. If in need of assistance,
call the Independent Democratic
Conference’s toll-free emergency hotline
for immigration legal services at
800.213.6385.
Queens Chamber of Commerce 75-20
Astoria Blvd. #140, Jackson Heights
11370 www.queenschamber.org 718-
898-8500 info@queenschamber.org
-2018 Annual Building Awards Gala,
Accepting nominations for the 2018
Queens Building Awards Gala.
www.queenschamber.org Applications
are due by Oct 12. Dec 6

-Business Card Exchange at Mikkeller
NYC, Flushing, 6 -8 pm Oct 17
-Negotiation Skills for the Businessperson
8 - 10:30 am Oct 19
-The Queens & Bronx Building
Association Annual Trade Show, New
York LaGuarida Airport Marriott, New
York, 3 pm Oct 18
-Bonding fundamentals-An inside look at
Surety underwriting process, WeWork
Queens Plaza 4 - 6 pm Oct 24
-Business Card Exchange and 50th
Anniversary Celebration at Eneslow
Shoes, Eneslow Shoes & Orthotics, Little
Neck, 5:30 - 7 pm Nov 1
Queens Community House Donate to
Pomonok Food Pantry. Non-perishable
food donations. Looking for volunteers.
Contact the Center at 718.591.6060
-2018 Annual Gala, For ticket information
qchnyc.org Oct 23
Queens Economic Development
Corporation (QEDC) 120-55 Queens
Blvd, Suite 309, for more info call
718.263.0546 www.queensny.org
-Food Entrepreneur’s Workshop, The
Entrepreneur Space 36-46 37 St, Long
Island City $240, 6:30 - 8 pm Sept 26
Oct. 10, 24, 31 Nov. 7
-Home Improvement Contractor
Training, Three six-hour classes. You
must register online or by phone
718.263.0546, Oct. 21, 27, 28
Queens Night Market in Flushing
Meadows Corona Park on Saturdays,
starting May 5. Free admission. Sponsors
welcome. For more info, visit queensnightmarket.com.
-Vendor Application now open at
http://bit.ly/qnm-vendor-2018, or email
vendor@queensnightmarket.com.
-Interested performers may apply by writing to
performer@queensnightmarket.com.
-Small business seminars, visit online for
more info.
Sunnyside-Woodside Lions Club meets
7 pm last Wednesday of the month at
Grace Church 46-01 43 Ave. Sunnyside

DINE/DANCE/FUNDRAISERS:

Italian Charities of America 83-20
Queens Blvd, Elmhurst. For info call
718.478.3100. Dinner Dances; Flea
Markets.
-Flea Market, Tables are available for $25,
9 am - 4 pm Oct 13
-Italian Night Dinner Dance, Live DJ,
classics, oldies, Top 40, Italian and
Spanish music $25. For more info 718-
478-3100 Oct 20
-Italian American Lecture Series,
-Our Lady of Loreto and Other Italian
National Churches. Guest Speaker Mario
Toglia. Refreshments will be served.
Donation $5.7 - 9 pm Oct 25

-Misconceptions of Columbus Debunked,
Guest Speaker Louis Gallo, Refreshments
will be served. Donation $5. 7 - 9 pm Oct
11
The Triangle Fire and Its Immigrants,
Guest Speaker Vincent C. Maltese.
Refreshments will be served. Donation
$5. 7 - 9 pm Oct 18
-TheRockin45s, A live band playing hits
from the 60’s & 70’s $15/$12 for members. Sandwiches, dessert, coffee & tea.
Beverages, liquor for purchase Door
prizes! 8:30 Oct 26
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Evening Under The Sphere www.allianceforfmcp/org/gala
-World’s Fair Bike Ride, Meet behind the
Aquatics Center 10:30 am - 12:30 pm Oct
20
-Halloween Family Scavenger Hunt,
Mauro Palyground Pre-registration
required $5 donation requested. 11 am - 2
pm Oct 21
-Shocktoberfest, Playground for all children Noon - 3 pm Oct 28
-Citywide Pickleball Tournament at
FMCP, Al Oerter Recreation Center
(Fowler Ave.) 8 am - 5 pm Oct 27
HANAC Gala at the Mandarin
Oriental, 80 Columbus Circle, NYC
10023. www.hanac.org to buy journal
ads, sponsorship or tickets
($200/$225/$400) Honoring Bruno
Frustaci Contracting, Inc., Carmen Padilla
Volunteer of the Year 7:30 - 11:30 pm Oct.
26
Queens Historical Society Anniversary
Benefit at Queens Botanical Garden
($68/$50 members)
www.QueensHistoricalSociety.org &
718-939-0647 for tickets and to donate, or
to advertise in the journal. 4:30 - 8 pm
November 8
Queens Tourism Council, Queens
International Night Market. Open-air
bazaar runs behind the New York Hall of
Science on Saturdays. Dishes are between
$ 5 and $6. Sept 29 - Oct 27
Sunnyside Shines 45-56 43 St.,
Sunnyside 718.606.1800, info@sunnysideshines.org
-Volunteer: Community Mulch & Bulb
Planting 10 am - 12:30 pm Oct 13- 14

HEALTH:

American-Italian Cancer Foundation
Mobile, No-Cost Digital
Mammograms & Clinical Breast Exams
Screening Program. No co-pays required
and deductibles are waived. Women age
40+ w/insurance; age 50+ w/o ins., NYC
residents; uninsured welcome. For info
and appointment (required), call
877.628.9090. 9 am-4:30 pm (unless otherwise noted).
Blood Donation Opportunities Make an

appointment by downloading the free Red
Cross Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org, or calling 1.800.733.2767
www.RedCrossBlood.org
MetroPlus Health Plan MetroTeen
Health Fair for MetroPlus members, ages
12-21, 90-37 Parsons Blvd, 2nd floor,
11432 More info 212-908-3739, chackore@metroplus.org
Travel Warning for Pregnant Women:
Zika Virus May cause birth defects.
There is no vaccine; also sexually transmitted; may be no symptoms. Info, maps
of affected areas: www.nyc.gov/health.

HISTORICAL:

Bayside Historical Society 208 Totten
Ave, Fort Totten. For more info, call
718.352.1548 or email info@baysidehistorical.org.
Friends of Maple Grove Cemetery 127-
15 Kew Gardens Rd., Kew Gardens
info@friendsofmaplegrove.org
www.friendsofmaplegrove.org
-Classical (mostly) Concert, Free
Admission, Limited Seating, RSVP
347.878.6614
-Donate canned food for the hungry, Prize
for Best Decorated Vehicle, to register and
for further info 347.878.6614
info@friendsofmaplegrove.org
Vehicle/Trunk set-up 1 - 2 pm Trunk or
Treat 2 - 4:30 pm Oct 27
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
-Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkin Decoration,
Kids 6 and up in decorating pumpkin. The
event for kids to make candied apples. $5
($3 for students and seniors, free for members) 2:30 - 4:30 pm Oct 6
Voelker Orth Museum, Bird Sanctuary
& Victorian Garden, 149-19 38 Ave.,
Flushing info@vomuseum.org
www.VOMuseum.org 718-359-6228

LIBRARY SYSTEM:

Queens Library: 100s of events daily
visit www.queenslibrary.org, click on programs; call Central Library 718.990.0700
or individual branches.
-Health & Wellness, Summer continues
become healthier with these upcoming
programs: several forms of yoga, tai chi,
etc.; nutrition workshops for children and
adults; Mental health first aid workshop.

Moving for Life, senior health chat,
Discover symptoms of sleep apnea presentation by a doctor.
visit http://connectqueenslibrary.org1356
to find a Queens Library near you.
-Jumpstart Your Career, Develop new
skills. Advance your English for the workplace. Get your high school equivalency
diploma. Attend an information session
this week. 718.480.4222
-111 Places in Queens that you must not
miss. Books will be available for sale and
signing. Flushing (Rooms A&B) 41-17
Main Street
-Entrepreneurship Series, starting a business, eight-part series. Central Library 89-
11 Merrick Blvd, Jamaica. Call
718.990.8625, 7 pm Sept. 4 to Oct 23
-Jazz, doo-wop, hip hop, and gospel, To
hear live neighborhood storytellers and
the recordings that touched their lives. St.
Albans Library 2 - 4 pm Oct 20
-Oral history training workshop, Central
Library first floor conference room RSVP
digitalarchives@queenslibrary.org 6 - 8
pm Oct 24
-re:imagine End of Life, to explore legacy
and communication around end-of-life
wishes. Forest Hills Library for free tickets RSVP, 2 - 4:30 pm Oct 27
-Talk with Eric Klinenberg, Stories of
people whose lives were changed by their
neighborhood library. Central Library 89-
11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica 7 pm Oct 22
Kanopy, with your library card access to
thousands of dramas, comedies, documentaries and more. Start streaming now.
-East Elmhurst Library closed for renovations starting June 16 until Fall 2018.
Mobile library service available
Thursdays 10 am - 5 pm starting June 21.
Nearest branches: Langston Hughes,
Corona, Jackson Heights & Steinway.
Queens Library “Wonderful World
50” honoring 50th anniversary of Louis
Armstrong’s “It’s A Wonderful World.”
Reserve in advance
www.QueensLibrary.org
Free DMV Permit Practice Tests
Queens Library card required. Central
Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd, Jamaica.
Fridays, 9am-12pm.
IDNYC Card at Queens Library. All
New Yorkers are eligible. Benefits: free
membership to over 35 of the city’s leading cultural institutions, health and fitness
center discounts, prescription drug discounts, and supermarket discounts at
Food Bazaar. Enrollment centers at
Central, Flushing, and Long Island City
community libraries.
Immigration Assistance:
www.QueensLibrary.org/2022
Immigration Case Management;
NYCitizenship (make appt. at
NYCitizenship hotline 212-514-4277);
Immigrant Justice Corps (make appointment

at 212-407-3417); and Citizenship
Classes & Workshops.
-Teen Podcast Career Training, Make
your own podcasts. Edit audio recordings,
and interview people. For ages 12-19. The
first 15 people to fulfill requirements, will
receive a Samsung Tablet. Central
Library, Queens Library Far Rockaway.
Oct 31
-Library Hot Spot, For eligible students &
their families. To check out Internet service for free. Have a child in NYC public
school. Have no household Internet
access. A library card with no fines.
-Hidden History of Queens, Meet the
author: Richard Panchyk. Books will be
available for sale and signing. Glen Oaks
3 pm Sept 29, Forest Hills 2:30 pm Oct 13
-Young Adult Literacy Program, Pre-register for Fall 2018, Open to students aged
16-24. Four days of classes per
week.You’ll be able to take the Test of
Adult Basic Education. Begins on Oct 1
-Give My Regards to Broadway, Alicia
Krakauer will perform. Free, Glen Oaks
Library 2:30 pm Oct 20
-The Wayne Tucker Quintet, Wayne
Tucker is a trumpet player, composer and
arranger. Free, Peninsula Library 6 pm
Oct 25
-Siren Songs with Jackie Gage, Jackie
Gage vocal star on the New York City
Jazz scene. Flushing Library 41-17 Main
St. 2 pm Oct 28
-Free Job Readiness Training, Lefrak City
98-30 57 Ave., Corona 10 am Oct 17

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
-Think Tank: Inks and Potions, 7- 10 yrs
olds $24 per person 1 - 2:30 pm Oct 21
-Fall Bird Walk for Beginners, 8 and up
accompanied by adult, Free 9:30 - 11 am
Oct 20
-Free Autumn Concert by: Donnie
Mariano, Pre-registration is required.
Adults 4 - 5 pm Oct 20
-Animal Care Trainee, $23 per child 8-10
year olds, 9 - 11 am Oct 20
-Fall Harvest: Apples, Corn and
Pumpkins, $18 per child/parent combo,

18-36 months with parent participation
10:30-11:45 am Oct 21
-The Twenty Best Birds I Have Seen by
Corey Finger, Free, Alley Pond
Environmental Center 8 pm Oct 17
FDR Four Freedoms State Park on
Roosevelt Island: Free public tours April
through Sept. Tours last 2 hours, available
first come first served. 12:30 & 3 pm
Thursdays through Sundays weather permitting. info & schedule updates 212-
204-8831 & www.fourfreedomspark.org
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Events for more info call 718.760.6565
www.nycgovparks.org/parks/flushingmeadows-corona-park/events. Bring a
yoga mat for workouts. All outdoor workouts are weather-permitting.
-Free Zumba at the Playground For All
Children, 11 St. & Corona Ave. sponsored
by the Community Advisory Board. 7 pm
Tuesdays
-Free Masala Bhangra Dance Class sponsored by the Community Advisory Board.
Unisphere. 7 pm Thursdays.
-Free Boot Camp outdoors at Unisphere
5:30 - 6:30 pm & 6:45 - 7:45 pm Fridays
-Free Yoga outdoors at Unisphere 8:30 -
9:15 am & 9:30 - 10:30 am Saturdays
-Senior Fitness Tennis, Mondays &
Wednesdays, near Playground for All
Children. For adults 60+ Register on line
or call 718.760.6999. 10 am - noon Sept
17 thru Oct 26
-Bike Field Trips, School Groups only
kids 10 years +, 9:30 - 11:30 am or 12 - 2
pm Now thru Nov. 16
-NYRR Open Run, 111 St/55 Ave. 7 - 8
pm Oct 18
Forest Park 115th St and Park Lane
South (Near Buddy Monument) Bike
With A Doctor, Free Bike Helmets and
Protective Gear will be distributed, while
supplies last. 11 am - 1 pm Oct 27
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
-Jamaica Bay Raptorama, See hawks, falcons, eagles, owls, and other birds of prey.
10 am - 3 pm Oct 21
Open Run In Astoria Park Bag check is
not provided. Open to all ages, experience
levels, walkers, strollers & dogs, all welcome! Saturdays, 9 am.
Soccer First Kicks Program for ages 3-
6, $195, 10-11 am. Development League

Spring Season, $235, ages 6-13, 12-3 pm
Sundays

SCHOOLS/KIDS:
Bayside Little League 2018
Registration The Club House, 25-32 168
St (lower level). Accepts ages 4 through
17 and also offers girls softball. For info
and registration, visit baysidelittleleague.com.
Bombers Youth Lacrosse Program
Boys and girls K-8 grade, high school
boys and girls, boys youth travel teams,
boys and girls youth travel teams, boys
elite high school travel teams, 1st sticks
beginner classes, and boys and girls training sessions. Sessions available year-round with experienced coaching staff, no
parent coaches. For more info visit
bomberslacrosse.com, email bomberslacrosseclub@aol.com, or call
917.282.8638.
Dwarf Giraffe Athletic League
Baseball & Hockey Registration Ages
4-15. Thursdays 7-8 pm & Sundays 10
am-12 pm. DG Building, 149-50 15 Rd,
Whitestone. Register online at
www.dwarfgiraffe.com or call
718.746.1539.
Federation of Italian American
Organizations of Queens, Inc. 20-12 21
Ave, Astoria, 718-204-2444 italianfederation@gmail.com
Grow To Learn NYC, the citywide
school gardens initiative. www.growtolearn.org
-Citizen Saturdays at Gantry State Park,
pier 4 “Fishing Pier” - Help State Park
Rangers collect important data about
wildlife in & around park. Also includes
oyster monitoring, plant & flower study,
bird watching. Adults & children. Noon-
1:30 Saturdays beginning May 12
Let’s Play Playhouse 3417 Steinway St,
Astoria, Now offering 45 minute classes 1
or 2 days a week. Strengthen your child’s
social and critical thinking.
Plumbing and Electrical Classes @
LAGCC Classes begin this Sept. and run
through Dec. Tuition includes all books
and supplies. Apply online.
Queens Adult Learning Center 27-35
Jackson Ave. 3rd Floor LIC 11101 (718)
361-9480
-Register to Learn English
Summer Internship Alley Pond
Environmental Center for high school
sophomores, juniors and seniors. For
more info call 718.229.4000 ext. 211 or
email kwilding@alleypond.com.
Internship at The Queens Gazette: high
school or college students welcome to
apply for internships. If you love writing
and reporting, you will get great experience in our offices. Openings are also
available for management and administrative internships. Start right away. Email

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

SENIORS:

“Aging In Place” guide for building
owners from NYC Dep’t for the Aging
available for download at
www.aiany.org/aging
Met Council’s Project Metropair: Free
Home Repairs Svcs incl: bathtub grab
bars, smoke & carbon monoxide detector,
door locks, window locks & screens, railings, light bulbs, sinks & faucets, holes,
cracks & dents in wall, winterizing windows, more. Required: 60+ yrs, NYC resident, show financial need. Info at
212.453.9542, 212.453.9607 or
metropair@metcouncil.org
New York Foundation for Senior
Citizens, Inc. helps Seniors enjoy safer,
healthier & more dignified lives in the
home & community. 35 social service
programs, over 900 units of
housing.www.nyfsc.org
Queens AARP Chorus Looking for
retired people to sing at nursing homes
and AARP chapters. Meet every Fri @ 1
pm. Clearview Self Help Center, 208-11
26 Ave, Bayside.
Technology Classes For Seniors (Free)
Available to all Queensbridge residents.
Mon/Wed: Beyond the Basics (in
Spanish), Computer Basics. Tues/Fri:
Beyond the Basics, Financial Literacy,
Social Networking. Queensbridge Jacob
A. Riis Senior Center, 10-25 41 Ave, LIC

STREET:

The RGMVM LL and The Queens
Alliance Baseball LG. Regist. for the fall
season at the RGMVM Little LG.
Complex, 78-23 Woodhaven Blvd. 5
years old to Adult, Division 19 and over.
For start times and fees call 718-821-4487
or 718-366-7717

Flushing Greenmarket at Maple
Playground, 136-50 Maple Ave, Flushing
11355 Wednesdays 8 am - 4 pm to
November 28
-To sell at the Flushing Greenmarket complete application at
www.grownyc.org.files/gmkt/questionnaire/farmer.pdf for farmers and
www.grownyc.org.files/gmkt/questionnaire/nonformer.pdf for non-farmers.
Food Scrap Collection (by Big! compost) 10 am to 1 pm. Info at grownyc.org
Queens Greenmarket: Sunnyside
Skillman Ave & 43 St, Saturdays, 8 am-3
pm. Visit grownyc.org for info.

ONGOING EVENTS; ORGANIZATIONS

ACQC For Undocumented
Immigrants (Advocacy Ctr. of Qns Cty)
Receive a Soc. Sec. Card through the
DACA, Legal, Housing, Health Educ.,
Mental Health, Education, Case Mgmt.,
Food & Nutrition and Syringe Exchange.
Main site 161-21 Jamaica Ave., 6th Fl,
Jamaica, 718-896-2500, (also in
Woodside & Far Rockaway.)
AmericaWorks Recruiting, screening,
support. 16, 228 East 45th Street, New
York,NY10017,
www.americaworks.com, 212. 599.5627.
Also in Jamaica and Far Rockaway
Animal Shelter/Rescue (donations
always appreciated):
-Animals Can’t Talk PO Box 630408
Little Neck, NY 11363 718.393.7535,
animalscanttalk@aol.com
-Bobbi and the Strays Pet Rescue &
Adoption Center, Atlas Park, 80-36,
Cooper Ave., 718.326.6070, www.bobbiandthestrays.org
-Kitty Karetakers of Queens Astoria,
Long Island City, Sunnyside, Woodside:
7186707221, kittykaretakers@gmail.com
-Muffin’s Pet Connection Helps find
homes for pets. 718.833.7988 or
www.muffins.org.
-www.petfinder.comFor further info
Breaking Ground: Homeless Get help
for yourself, family, or someone in need
on the street. Call 311 to access shelter
service or send for a mobile outreach
team. For more info visit www.breakingground.org.
Business Assistance Calendar For business owners seeking assistance in skills.
www.queensbp.org.
Catholic Migration Services Free legal
advice offered at the end of their Queens
tenants monthly meeting. St. Sebastian
Parish Center, 39-60 57 St, Woodside.
718.429.4442
Certified Home Health Aide Training

Info at www.scsny.org 718.784.6160
ext.525
Council Member Francisco Moya
Culture Pass, If you have a library card,
you can reserve a pass and get free admission to dozens of cultural institutions. Visit
online culturepass.nyc
Free Citizenship Application
Assistance. Appt, info: 718.478.3848. 3rd
Sundays, 2:30-6 pm
Free Legal Clinics by Legal Aid Soc. &
Chhaya CDC info at chhayacdc.org
718.478.3848; Sen. Peralta, CM Dromm.
Every 2nd Weds, 4:30-6:30 pm: (37-43 77
St, Jackson Hts, 2nd
Floor)ByAPPOINTMENT 212.788.7066
Free Home Repairs for New Yorkers 60
and older. Must be able to show financial
need. For more info: 212-453-9542, email
info@metcouncil.org, or visit metcouncil.org. sponsored by the Met Council.
Department of City Planning Has created a short video explaining how zoning
rules in the floodplain can help reduce
flood risks and support the city’s longterm vitality. Write to resilientneighborhoos@planning.nyc.gov or visit
www.nyc.gov/floodtextupdate for more
info.
Department of Consumer Affairs:
NYC Free Tax Prep Visit
www.nyc.gov/taxprep.
Earth Day NYS DEC new user-friendly
website navigation by topic: Outdoor
Recreation; Animals, Plants, Aquatic Life;
Chemical and Pollution Control; Lands
and Waters; Education; Energy; Permits
and Licenses; Public Involvement and
News; Regulations and Enforcement;
Publications, Forms, Maps, etc. Info visit
www.dec.ny.gov
Educational Opportunities The State
Education Depart. Continuing Education
Services Vocational Rehabilitation if you
have a disability, or unemployed visit
www.acces.nysed.gov.
Free Immigration Services in Queens
Spons. by CM Dromm & New
Immigrant Community Empowerment
(NICE). Info at cuny.edu/citizenship,
appointments at 212.652.2071.
Free Services: Immigration /
Naturalization, Senior Benefits,
Community Health Advocate. 93-03
Roosevelt Ave 2R, Jackson Heights;
Flushing Office 133-04 39 Ave., Flushing
Food Pantries (donate/ receive):
-BVM Help of Christians 70-31 48 Ave,
Woodside, info 718.672.4848 x11 Thurs
9:30 am-noon (ID required)
-St. Raphael’s Cans and dry food only,
photo ID. Basement Rectory, 35-20
Greenpoint Ave, LIC, 718.729.8957.
Thurs 10:30 am- noon, Sat 1:30-3 pm
-St. Teresa 50-20 45 St, Woodside, info
718.784.2123 x22 • Tues, 6-7pm (Photo
ID Required)

-Community Food Pantry By Queens
Community House & Forest Hills
Interfaith Community, Food Bank for
NYC. Forest Hills Community Center,
108-25 62nd Dr. - Last Wednesday of
every month, 6-8 pm
Free Citizenship Classes Emerald Isle
Immigration Ctr, 59-26 Woodside Ave.
2nd floor, Woodside, More Info call/text
646-545-7214 or visit eiic.org - Mon,
Thurs, 6 - 9 pm
Free Colonoscopy Screenings The #2
cancer killer. Age 50+, once a decade. Info
for screening American Cancer Soc
800.227.2345.or vicit cancer.org
Free Compost Containers for apartment
bldgs. of at least 10 stories. 311 or
nyc.gov/organics.
Free English Classes for Adults Queens
Community House, 108-25 62 Dr., Forest
Hills. Info 718-592-5757 ext. 216
Free Housing Legal Services For
Corona, Corona Heights, Elmhurst,
Lefrak City. Facing eviction, need repairs,
roommate issue, Call 718-316-9993
AAFE Jackson Heights 93-03 Roosevelt
Ave, 2R, Jackson Heights.
Free Medicaid, SNAP Screenings 3rd
Thursdays, Cncl. Ferreras’ ofc 32-33A
Junction Blvd, E. Elmhurst,
718.651.1917.
Freeze Your Rent Seniors/disabled in
rent-controlled/stabilized apts freeze rent
below 1/3 your income w/ SCRIE or
DRIE; gives landlord tax credit. Age 62+,
on SSI, SSDI, Vets’ Disability. Total
income below $50K. Bring: proof of
income, rent, age. Astoria Restoration
Assn, 31-28 Ditmars Blvd, hrs: M-F, 11
am-4 pm, 718.726.0034.
Gas Appliance Amnesty by Plumbing
Foundation, NYC amnesty program to
waive civil, criminal penalties for improper gas work or appliances in your building. Info www.gasamnesty.nyc or call
DOB customer service at 212.393.2406.
Gov Cuomo Free App for Veterans
connects veterans & family to jobs, housing, education, more. Info
www.ny.gov/mobileapps.
Grace Institute (Free) Women transition
back into the workforce. For training program and info
www.graceinstitute.org/admissions@graceinstitute.org.
-Professional Program’s Evening
Health Care Sector 8 wk programs. Info,
open houses, start dates, graceinstitute.org
or email admissions@graceinstitute.org
Grand Opening: Book Culture LIC
Court Square’s first bookstore, Book
Culture LIC, opened at 26-09 Jackson
Ave.
HANAC Western Queens Caregivers
Network. Weekly support group, counseling sessions, referrals. Info 718.777.6941
ICYMI: Health Department Pop-Up

on Queens Plaza North Free, in-person
health insurance enrollment. Application
counselors can help you sign up for health
insurance and SNAP (food stamp) assistance. Walk-ins welcome, interpretation
services available. 25-05 Queens Plaza
North near Chase bank, open Mon-Fri 9
am-4 pm.
Jackson Heights Community Chorus
Tues rehearsals. Renaissance Charter
School, 35-59 81 St, Info 917.200.5779.
Email: JHCHORUS@info.gmail.com
Tuesday rehearsals 7:30-9:30 pm
Jobs for New Yorkers Tens of thousands
of jobs on construction projects by Gov.
Cuomo. www.labor.ny.gov/
Work Force 1 Career Center, 168-25
Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl, Jamaica. Info
718.557.6755, www.nycgov/workforce1
Military Mondays Veterans seeking
advice concering SSI/SSD benefits, housing concerns, child support, etc are invited
to call live answer hotline at 917.661.4500
weekdays from 10 am-4 pm for elegibility information and to make an appointment. New York Irish Center, Pieta House 10-
40 Jackson Ave, LIC. Free, professional,
confidential, therapeutic approach to people in crisis. 718.482.0909. Info nyirishcenter.org. Also:
-Senior Computer Club Sat., 11-1 pm
-Knit and Natter Club Tues. 11-1 pm
-Senior Lunch Club Weds., 1-4 pm
NYC CERT: Community Emergency
Response Team. 10-week training.
https://www1.nyc.gov/site/em/volunteer/ cert-inquiries.page
NYC Department of Buildings
Homeowners and Residents Night 120-
55 Queens Blvd, Tuesdays at 4 & 7 pm
more info at
https://www1.nyc.gov/site/buildings/homeowner/homeowner.page
NYC Department of Veterans’ Services
NEW & first of its kind Queens Satellite
Office. Queens Borough Hall, Ste 222,
120-55 Queens Blvd. Enhanced accessibility for veterans to services. Walk-ins
welcome. Info 718.286.2868.
Tues thru Thurs, 10 am- 2 pm
NYC Home-STAT the Homeless
Outreach & Mobile Engagement Street
Action Teams. Homelessness prevention
programs, transition and permanent housing. Contact Community Board #2
718.533.8773, qno2@cb.nyc.gov.
NYC Small Business Support Center
Business courses, one-on-one help; Easy
access to the services needed to start,
operate and grow your business. Visit
www.nyc.gov/business or call 718-570-
8500
NYS Comptroller’s office unclaimed
funds. Info www.osc.state.ny.us/ouf
Office Child Support Assistance
(OCSA). Can help get noncustodial parents’

child support, help locate them,
paternity, court orders, medical support,
collection & medicaid. 32-20 Northern
Blvd, 6th Fl. (Honeywell St. entrance),
718.784.6979.
Prepare Your Organization for a
Winter Storm Ensure your business is
prepared with “FEMA’s Prepare Your
Organization for a Winter Storm
Playbook.” The free PDF is available
online and provides tools and resources
with instructuins to help you prepare for
inclement weather.
Project Open House by Mayor assists

individuals in their homes by removing
small architectural barriers. Visit
https://www1.nyc.gov/site/mopd/initiatives/project-open-house.page
QEDC (Queens Econ. Devel. Corp.)
Resources for small business owners,
entrepreneurs, General Queens events.
Info 718.263.0546, www.queensny.org/qedc/ (RSVP online
www.QueensNY.org/qedc/business/events

for all unless otherwise noted):
-Made In Queens (MiQ) Pop-up Store
27-24 Queens Plaza South, ft. new products every month. Looking for entrepreneurs, locally made and artisanal crafts,
food products, more, to sell there. Sign up,
info www.madeinqueens.nyc/
Raccoons in NYC For info on raccoons,
rabies, protect your home, pets call 311 or
nyc.gov/health/rabies
Riders Alliance Organizing mass transit
riders for affordable fares, service restoration, general improvements. www.ridersny.org., 212-590-9427
Sen. Peralta Free Legal Counsel
Starting November, Sen. Peralta’s office
with legal professionals for the CUNY
School of Law’s Community Legal
Resource Network will offer free legal
counsel on immigration and housing.
Partnered with the Immigrant Defense
Coalition and Sen. Peralta are Asian
Americans for Equality, Cattholic
Charities of New York, Center for the
Integration and Advancement of New
Americabs, CUNY/Citizenship NOW,
Emerald Isle Immgrant Center, HER
Justice (Manhattan), New York
Immigration Coalition (Manhattan), and
Queens County District Attorney Office
of Immigrant Affairs.
Small Biz Owners: Opportunity to
Request Your No-Cost Compliance
Consultation NYC Department of Small
Business Services offers no-cost consultations on city regulations. Advisors will not
issue violations of fines. For more info
visit https://www1.nyc.gov/nycresources/categories/business/businessassistance... or call 311.
Sunnyside Community Svcs. (free)
-Assists in filing SNAP applications &
recertification. 718.784.6173 x528

-Training and Home Care Services, job
placement. 718.784.6160 x338;
Longterm care, in home or adult day care;
applying for Medicaid & other benefits;
Education & caregiver skills; wellness
activities. English/Spanish. 43-31 39th St,
Sunnyside. Email: info@scsny.org
718.784.6160;
-Social Adult Day Program for people
living with Alzheimer’s, dementia, or
physical impariments. Services include;
hot lunch, medication reminders, personal
care, music and art therapy, gentle exercise, yoga, celebrations and special
events. To schedule call Naomi at 718-
786-9273
Sunnyside Up Free Pre-Kindergarten
Students must be 4 yrs old, born in 2014.
Call 718.784.6173 ext 410 or email
prek@scsny.org.
Tree Guard Program To request trees or
protect extant trees. For more info, visit
www.nycparkstreeguard.com
Vocational Rehabilitation For the disabled & unemployed. Info at
347.510.3100, or acces.nysed.gov
Volunteer Opportunities:
-American Cancer Soc. Queens Ofc.
Info 718.2611092 x5523.
-Helping Hands for the Disabled: Be a
Friend Day Pair up for 3 hours w/ a disabled person. 718.606.9712
(Every 3rd Sat)
-Public Benefit Counselor Volunteers
age 55+, 212.614.5412, www.cssny.org
Thursday Workshop for Latinas In
Spanish; Info on health & safety issues for
immigrant Latinas: HIV/AIDS, Domestic
Violence, Substance Abuse, Sexuality,
Depression, Self Esteem. Voces Latinas
office, 37-63 83 St., Suite 1B, Jackson Hts
- Thurs, noon - 2 pm
Vocational Rehabilitation State
Education Department Office of Adult
Career and Continuing Education
Services Queens District Office, 11-15
47th Ave, LIC. For persons w/ disability
& unemployed Info 347.510.3100,
www.acces.nysed.gov
Whitepoint Cheer Squad Spring and
Fall Cheer Program For details & registration visit whitepointyouthfootball.com.
Whitestone Fall In-House Football
League ($300) For info and to register
contact
whitepointyouthfootball@aol.com or
John McArdle at 347.322.0374.
Woodside On The Move Adult
Computer Classes Basic computer skills.
Reg at 718.476.3449 ext 16. Mondays for
12 wks, 5:30-7:30 pm & Wednesdays 3-5
pm.
World Ice Arena FMCP Aquatics
Center/Ice Rink, near Avery Ave and 131
St in Flushing Meadows Corona Park.
One of the best indoor ice rinks in the city,
bring your own skates or rent a pair.

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

LAGUARDIA COMMUNITY COLL.
31-10 Thomson Ave, LIC, 718.482.7200,
www.laguardia.edu
-CUNY Fatherhood Academy 4-month,
3 day a week program Recruiting Now
(free; ages 18-24; unemployed/underemployed) LAGCC, Rm C225, 29-10
Thomson Avenue, LIC. Learn rights and
responsibilities as a father, explore
careers, get work experience, learn about
parenting, earn High school Equivalency
Diploma, and prepare for college. Info
718.730.7336, dspeal@lagcc.cuny.edu
-Free GED Program at Adult Learning
Center, 718.482.5385
-Green Jobs Training Program Apply
www.greenworkforcenyc.org,
718.663.8407
-Home to Work Ctr. For displaced
homemakers. Assessment, counseling,
referrals, workshops, computer & vocational training, job search assistance.
718.482.5166.
-NYC Resident Veterans 60 or older
may attend college for a small fee. For
more info 718-482-5386
-Veterans Only: Evening College Prep
and GED Classes (free) Info Elizabeth
Allen at 718.482.5386 / 5231,
www.lagcc.cuny.edu/veterans.

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

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