2018-08-15 / 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.
Katch Astoria Events Comedy Show 31-
19 Newtown Ave., Astoria 11102 9 pm
Aug 25
MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, Long
Island City www.moma.org
-Warm Up Summer Music Series, live &
electronic music, every Saturday, June 30
to Sept. 1. www.moma.org/warmup
Expedited entry with $99 series purchase
for all ten events. Limited number of free
tickets available for NYC high school students. See website for details and times.
-Warm Up 2018 custom merchandise
available produced by Everybody.World
and USA-made. ($35-$75) AT MOMA
Design Store Soho, at Warm Up events &
www.MOMA.org
-Juulia Phillips: Failure Detection sculpture exhibition April 15 - September 3
-Projects 108: Gauri Gill photography
exhibition April 13 - September 3
-Fernando Palma Rodriguez exhibition
April 15 - September 3.
-Reza Abdoh video retrospective June 3 -
Sept. 3
-Body Armor June 3 - Sept. 3
-Yayoi Kusama’s “Narcissus Garden” on
view at Gatway Recreation Area at Ft.
Tilden from July 1 through Sept. 3
-Sunset viewings of James Turrell’s
Meeting June 4 - Aug. 27
Noguchi Museum 9-01 33 Rd. at Vernon
Blvd. Long Island City 718.203.7088
www.noguchi.org
-Free First Fridays: museum admission
free all day. through Sept. Tours of collection highlights & special exhibitions at 2
in English & Japanese.
-Center of Attention: Conversation about
Oceane Delain’s Belle de Jour, feat. in
“Akari Unfolded: A Collection by Ymer
& Malta” on view through 1/29/19. (free
with museum admission) Conversations
on Aug. 18 at 3:30 pm.
Queens College Kupferberg Center for
the Arts 65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing.
Call 718.793.8080 for more event info or
box office. info@kupferbergcenter.org
-The Nutcracker (State Ballet Theatre of
Russia) at Colden Auditorium. Tickets
$23-42 through www.ticketmaster.com .
10 percent discount to CUNY students
with student ID. Family deals available .
Visit or call box office (718-793-8080) for

discounts. December 15
-Duchas: The Drive Within exhibition of
Irish-inspired art. Closing reception Sept.
6.
-Live at the Gantries at Gantry Plaza State
Park, Tuesdays at 7 pm. Aug. 21 The
Chuck Braman Quintet; Aug. 28 Felipe
Dournier. (free) Info at
www.KupferbergCenter.org/live-at-the-gantries or call box office at 718-793-
8080
Queens Council on the Arts 37-11 35
Avenue, Astoria 11101
www.QueensCouncilArts.org
info@QueensCouncilArts.org
-QCA’s 2018 Arts Access and New York’s
Grant Programs have increased grants of
$1,000-$5,000 available. Visit QCA website for more info.
-Queens Art Fund grant supports cultural
projects that benefit Queens communities.
Application deadline 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.
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.
-Museum Explorers Workshop, Licensed
art therapist, geared towards families with
children with disabilities, including
autism spectrum. Third Sunday of every
month. 1:30 -4:30 pm Aug 19
-Wake and Unmoored on view through
Sept. 5
“Fundreds All Over The Place” project
during the Sunday Family Workshops, as
part of Mel Chin’s exhibit.
-Summer Camp: The Big Time Summer
Art Thing for ages 7 - 11
-Queensborough Performing Arts
Center 222-05 56 Ave. Bayside. To buy
tickets, call 718.631.6311 or visit
www.visitqpac.org.
Socrates Sculpture Park 32-01 Vernon
Blvd, LIC. Info 718.956.1819,
socratessculpturepark.org
-Hiring Now: Paid Curatorial Summer
Intern. Apply online.
-Virginia Overton’s Built on view
through September
-Yoga in the Park (free) 9:30 -10:30 am
& 11 am - Noon through Sept. 15
Saturdays
-Yoga in the Park 10 - 11 am through
Sept. 16 (free) Sundays
-Tai Chi in the Park (free) through Sept.

16 11 am - Noon Sundays
-Sculpture Camp for ages 5-12, weekdays, July 10 - Aug. 17 10 am - noon
and 1 - 3 pm. Pre-registration required;
www.SocratesSculpturePark.org/Sculpt
ureCamp or 718-956-1819 X104.
-Kayaking & canoeing. Visit
www.LICBoathouse.org or call 631-
542-2628 two hours prior top scheduled
paddle for updates & cancellations, esp.
during inclement weather. 1 - 4 pm
Sept. 2, Sept. 1, Aug. 19
-Dance At Socrates - performances 4 -
5:30 August 25, 11 & 18 & 25
-Outdoor Cinema: Tampopo (Japan) 7
pm August 15
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Print
Making 12 - 3 pm August 18
-Urban Farming 101: Vermicomposting
12 - 3 pm August 18
-Shakespeare In The Parks: King Lear.
Kids Classics at 4:30. Pe4rformance at
6:30 pm (free) August 19
-Outdoor Cinema: Kedi (Turkey) &
Catcam 7 pm August 22
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Wish
Pots 23 - 3 pm August 25
-Norte Maar’s Dance at Socrates Parkgoers view choreographers and finished
dance pieces. 4 - 5:30 pm Aug. 18 & 25
-Outdoor Cinema: The Passionate Thief
(Italy) 7 pm August 29
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop:
Weaving Through Dreams 12 - 3 pm
Sept. 1
-Circus Amok 3 - 4 pm Sept. 1
-Closing day of Virginia Overton’s
“Built” 9 am - 7 pm Sept. 3
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop on the
Street: Felt 12 - 3 pm Sept. 8
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Clay
Sculptures 12 - 3 pm Sept. 15
-2018 Annual Benefit Gala chaired by
Joel Shapiro, Mark di Suvero and Sarah
Sze. Tickets are now on sale.
Socratessculpturepark.org/ gala2018
Sept. 27
-The Socrates Annual exhibition of new
commissions awarded the Emerging
Artists Fellowship. Runs Oct. 7, 2018 -
March 10, 2019. Opening 3 - 6 pm
October 7
-Halloween Harvest Festival 12 - 4 pm
October 27
York College 94-20 Guy R. Brewer
Blvd, Jamaica. Call 718.262.2000 for
more event info
-York College Summer Jazz Program @
Milton G. Bassin PAC 11 am Aug 16
-York College Community Jam Session
@ Academic Core LL01 Noon Aug 28

ARTS OTHER:

Flux Factory 31-31 29 St LIC
347.669.1406 www.fluxfactory.org
-WFLX: Flux Factory Radio. Free,
ongoing, listen via link on www.fluxfactory.org
-Kookerville: Solo exhibition by Lexy
Ho-Tai (free).
Forest Hills Choir, Oratorio Society
of Queens & Schola Sine Nomine perform “Summer Sings in Queens” at Our

Lady of Mercy Church, 70-01 Kessel
St, Forest Hills 11375 ($15) 7:15 - 9:30
pm www.FHChoir.org/summer-sings
info@SummerSingsInQueens.org
August 16 & 23
The Killing Kompany
www.killingkompany.com 888-
SHOOT-EM
-”Murder At The Sock Hop” comedy
murder mystery dinner show at
Riccardo’s, 21-01 24 Ave. Astoria, 718-
721-7777 ($45) 8 pm Aug. 17
Jamaica Center For Arts And
Learning (JCAL) 161-04 Jamaica
Ave., open calls music, and visual arts
for professional development and residencies JCAL
-Jamaica, Artists Residency & Training
Workshop Series (ARTWorks, Inc.)
-Making Moves Dance Festival 2018
New York City based dance companies
to apply. At Jamaica Performing Arts
Center (JPAC), Set to be held on Sept.
22 & 23
-Choreographer + Composer Residency
starting in Oct. 2018 or Jan. 2019
Long Island City Arts at Plaxall
Gallery, 5-25 46 Ave. LIC 11101
www.licartists.org
Long Island City Partnership
www.LongIslandCityQueens.com
-Live at the Gantries concerts, Tuesdays
in July & August.(free) 7 pm
-Donate: Council Member Van
Bramer’s Back To School Supplies
Drive. School supplies can be dropped
off at Council Member’s District Office
and select Queens Library Locations in
Long Island City, Sunnyside and
Woodside. For more info call 718-383-
9566 or jbernatovicz@council.nyc.gov
until Sept. 7
-Hunters Point Parks Conservancy,
Fundraising Event Performances and
activities from many musicians, performers, and instructors. Tickets
include food and drinks. Sept. 14
-Bisnow LIC State of the Market
Conference, Opportunities for potential
new retailers interested in the neighborhood. Act now 29 tickets left at $99.
LICP News subscribers can get 20% off
tickets using code LICP20Z1QN
Register today. Sept. 21
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
-Jazzmobile Block Party, family fun &
music. 4 pm Aug. 23
-Rolando Guerrero Quartet. Family
activities start at 4 pm. Music starts 5
pm. Aug. 23
-Songbook Summit The Andersons Play
90 minutes no intermission 7 pm Sat 4
& 7 pm Sun 2 & 5 pm Aug 7 - Sept 2
QED 27-16 23 Ave, Astoria
www.qedastoria.com .
-Here’s the Thing (Stand up showcase
w/drinking game) 7:30 pm Aug 15
-My First Time (Stories of virginity

loss) 9 pm Aug 15
-Lucie Pohl’s Immigrant Jam (Stand up
comedy) 7:30 pm Aug 16
Happy Place Comedy (Stand up comedy) 9 pm Aug 16
-QED Presents (All-star stand up comedy) 7:30 pm Aug 17
-Shame! (Stand up comedy) 9:30 pm
Aug 17
-Movies R Dumb Presents: Rad
(MST3K-style riffing on awful movies)
11 pm Aug 17
-The Odd Rock Comedy Hour (Musical
comedy showcase) 7:30 pm Aug 18
-QED Presents (All-star stand up comedy) 9:30 Aug 18
-Parody Karaoke (Weird Al-style parodies of karaoke songs) 7 pm Aug 19
-Cat Trivia (Pub-style trivia, all about
cats!) 8:30 pm Aug 19
-Musical Theatre Mayhem improv 8:30
pm Aug. 20
-All Is Forgiven: A Non-Religious
Show About Religion 7:30 pm Aug. 22
-QED&D with Glen & Wade 9 pm Aug.
22
-Everything Is Falling Apart (Live comedy talk show) 7:30 pm Aug 23
-Truth Serum (Comedy game show) 9
pm Aug 23
-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 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.
The Sparrow Tavern
-The Sparrow Film Project Mixer: Open
to all where people meet and form their
teams. Talk about this year’s Film Project.
9 pm Aug 27
-The Sparrow Film Project Filmmakers.
Sign up: at Let Love Inn, Astoria.
Drawing starts at 10 pm 7 - 10 pm Sept. 9
Thalia Spanish Theatre, 41-17
Greenpoint Ave, Sunnyside 718-729-3880
www.ThaliaTheatre.org
Woodside Concert Series at Sgt. Collins
Park Triangle, Broadway & 58 St.
Thursdays at 7 pm. July 26 Jenny Marino
(“from the block”) top 40. Info from
NWC: 718-205-1030. Thursdays

COMMUNITY MTGS, EVENTS:

Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. 718-
738-1111
-Arnie Mig Memorial Big Band Concert
Music Staff Swing Orchestra. Outside at
the St. Helen’s Parking Lot 157 Ave & 84
St, In case of rain at Fr. Dooley Hall.
Bring your own chair. Free Admission 7 -
10 pm Aug 30
BP Katz All events at Queens Borough
Hall (120-55 Queens Blvd) unless otherwise listed, for more info call

718.286.3000. RSVP & more info at
www.QueensBP.org
-Katz Concert Series: Dr. K’s Motown
Revue (Motown cover band) O’Donohue
Park 6 pm Aug. 19
-Queens Borough Board 5:30 pm Sept. 17
-Queens Borough Cabinet 9:30 am Sept.
18
-India’s 72nd Independence Day celebration at Queens Borough Hall 6 pm Aug 15
-Homeowners & Tenants enrollment event
10 am - 1 pm Aug 21
-NYS Citizen Preparedness Corps
Training Program (Pre-Registration
Required www.prepare.ny.gov) 7 pm Aug
30
Council Member Barry S.
Grodenchik & Friends of
Cunningham Park Bring lawn chairs.
Parking lot on Union Turnpike at 196
Place
-Family Movie Nights
Argo 8 pm Aug 13 (Rain date Aug 16)
RV 8 pm Aug 20 (Rain date: Aug 21)
Coco Aug 27 (Rain date: Aug 30)
-Shakespeare in the Park
Tragedy of King Lear Aug 9 (Rain date:
8/14)
All’s Well That Ends Well Aug 23 (Rain
date: 8/26)
Children’s Workshop 7 pm
Performance Begins 8 pm
Moak Yang Presbyterian Church, 12-
25 Clintonville St, Whitestone, NY
11357 646.353.6043
-Beethoven Firsts performed by the
Queensboro Symphony Orchestra,
Admission: Free-will offering 6 pm Aug
26
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
-Women’s Group Meets on the last
Friday of each month, in the Basement
Living Room. Call 646-460-0501 7 -
8:30 pm Aug 31
-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

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.
Long Island City Partnership
www.LongIslandCityQueens.com
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.
Newtown Creek Alliance
-Infrastructure Creek:A Walking Tour
Friday, August 3rd. 6:30pm - 8:30pm.
for tickets visit
www.NewtwonCreekAlliance.org.
One Flushing Affordable Housing
Lottery open www.one-flushing.com
Apply www.nyc.gov/HousingConnect
Applications due August 28.
Pheffer Amato Mobile Office Hours
-Lindenwood Shopping Ctr 82-29 153
Ave., Howard Beach 10 am 1 pm
-JASA Senior Center, 106-20 Shore
Front Pkwy, Rockaway Park 11 am - 1
pm Aug 15
Ozone Park Library, 92-24 Rockaway
Blvd., Ozone Park 4 pm - 6 pm Aug 23
Seaview Towers Lobby, 331 Beach 31st
Street Far Rockaway 10 am - 12 pm
Aug 25
-Toy Story 3, Admission is free,
Howard Beach 92-06 156 Ave
718.641.7086
Queens Chamber of Commerce 75-20
Astoria Blvd. #140, Jackson Heights
11370 www.queenschamber.org 718-
898-8500 info@queenschamber.org
-New Member Orientation Jackson
Heights 8:30 am - 10:30 am Aug 16
-Roof-Top Networking at Bourbon
Street, Bayside 6-8 pm Aug 22
Queens Economic Development
Corporation (QEDC) 120-55 Queens
Blvd, Suite 309, for more info call
718.263.0546 www.queensny.org
Queens Night Market in Flushing
Meadows Corona Park on Saturdays,
starting May 5. Free admission.
Sponsors welcome. For more info, visit
queensnightmarket.com.
-Vendor Application now open at
http://bit.ly/qnm-vendor-2018, or email
vendor@queensnightmarket.com.
-Interested performers may apply by
writing to performer@queensnightmarket.com.
-Small business seminars, visit online
for more info.
School Supply Drive - collection box at
Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31
39 St., 1st floor by welcome desk

between 8:30 am & 8:30 pm weekdays
until Aug. 27
Small Business Grant Program NYC
Depart. of Small Business Services,
applications now through August 10
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 at Italian Charities, 83-20
Queens Blvd. Tables available for $25 9
- 4 pm Aug. 18
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Evening Under The Sphere fundraiser
cocktail party to support the Alliance
for Flushing Meadows Corona Park.
www.allianceforfmcp/org/gala 6 - 9 pm
Sept. 20
-Ferdinand 111th St Lawn (Playground
for All Children) 8 pm-10 pm Aug 17
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

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
Community Health Fair presented by
D.R.E.A.M. Inc.(free) Raffle, school supply giveaway, complimentary health
screenings. Info dream.inc14@gmail.com
Brookville Park, Brookville Blvd. &
Weller Ave. 11413 10 am - 3 pm Aug. 18
Free Prostate Cancer Screenings Sen
Addabbo & Integrated Medical
Foundation for men over age 40 NOT previously diagnosed w/ prostate cancer, w/
or w/o insurance. Bring self-addressed,
stamped envelope & photo ID. Screenings
incl. PSA blood test. Space is ltd., schedule an appt at 718.497.1630 or

718.738.1111
-Sen. Addabbo’s office, 159-53 102 Street,
Howard Beach at 10 - 11:30 am Sept. 15
Travel Warning for Pregnant Women:
Zika Virus May cause birth defects.
There is no vaccine; also sexually transmitted; may be no symptoms. Info, maps
of affected areas: www.nyc.gov/health.

HISTORICAL:

Bayside Historical Society 208 Totten
Ave, Fort Totten. For more info, call
718.352.1548 or email info@baysidehistorical.org.
Friends of Maple Grove Cemetery
127-15 Kew Gardens Rd., Kew Gardens
info@friendsofmaplegrove.org
www.friendsofmaplegrove.org
Queens County Farm Museum 73-50
Little Neck Pkwy, Floral Park.
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
-History & Commerce in the Old &
New Netherlands at Kingsland
Homestead, 2:30 - 4:30 pm Sept. 30
Voelker Orth Museum, Bird
Sanctuary & Victorian Garden, 149-
19 38 Ave., Flushing info@vomuseum.org www.VOMuseum.org 718-359-
6228
-King Lear, Cancelled in the event of
rain. 7:30 pm Aug 17
Kids & The Classics workshop for children ages 4 to 12. Workshop is offered
30 mintues before every performance.
-Honey Harvest Festival See how our
beekeeper harvests honey. Taste honey
from different hives. Admission $4, and
$10 for a family. 1 - 3:30 pm Aug 22

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.
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.
-Memories of Migration: Community
Story Quilt. Learn how to make quilt
blocks. In English & Mandarin. (free)
Flushing Library, 41-17 Main St. (718-
661-1200) 6:30 - 8:30 pm Tuesdays,
June 5 - Aug. 21
Queens Library “Wonderful World
50” honoring 50th anniversary of Louis
Armstrong’s “It’s A Wonderful World.”
Reserve in advance
www.QueensLibrary.org
Free DMV Permit Practice Tests
Queens Library card required. Central
Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd, Jamaica.
Fridays, 9am-12pm.
IDNYC Card at Queens Library. All
New Yorkers are eligible. Benefits: free
membership to over 35 of the city’s
leading cultural institutions, health and
fitness center discounts, prescription
drug discounts, and supermarket discounts at Food Bazaar. Enrollment centers at Central, Flushing, and Long
Island City community libraries.
Immigration Assistance:
www.QueensLibrary.org/2022
Immigration Case Management;
NYCitizenship (make appt. at
NYCitizenship hotline 212-514-4277);
Immigrant Justice Corps (make
appointment at 212-407-3417); and
Citizenship Classes & Workshops.

PARKS & RECREATION:

Alley Pond Environmental Center
(APEC) Pre-register for ALL events. Visit
www.alleypond.com to register for all
events. Also available: birthday parties for
kids and tweens. Call APEC for info: 718-
229-4000 228-06 Northern Blvd,
Douglaston.
-Summer internships for high school students. Contact Kasey 718-229-4000 X 211
or KWilding@alleypond.com for info.
-Alley Creek Ecoquest Club: A Citizen
Science Club for adults. (free)
tom0153@hotmail.com for more info.
Second & fourth Sundays of the month at
10 am
-Think Tank Hidden Gems:Saturday,
August 4th. 1:00pm - 2:30pm at Alley
Pond Environmental Center 228-06
Northern Blvd. Experimental science
opportunity for children 7 - 10 years old.
$24 fee per child.
-Book of the month: The Rent Collector
by Cameron Wright. Lively discussions,
light refreshments. Adults Free 6-7:30 pm
Aug 15
City Parks Summer Programs
www.CityParksFoundation.org
-Golf: free lessons for ages 6 - 17, Once or
twice weekly in 13 public parks.
Equipment is provided. Two 4-week sessions: July 2 - 27 & July 30 - August 23.
--Family Adventure Races for ages 8 - 12
with their parents.at one park in each borough. One hour each Sunday in July &

August.
FDR Four Freedoms State Park on
Roosevelt Island: Free public tours April
through Sept. Tours last 2 hours, available
first come first served. 12:30 & 3 pm
Thursdays through Sundays weather permitting. info & schedule updates 212-
204-8831 & www.fourfreedomspark.org
Flushing Meadows Corona Park Events
for more info call 718.760.6565
www.nycgovparks.org/parks/flushingmeadows-corona-park/events. Bring a
yoga mat for workouts. All outdoor workouts are weather-permitting.
-Evening Under The Sphere, Join us for
our second annual fundraising cocktail
party to support the Alliance for Flushing
Meadows Corona Park 6 - 9 pm Oct 4
-Free aerobics workout outdoors at the
Unisphere. 8-9 am & 9-10 am through
Aug. 18 Wednesdays
-Free Zumba workout outdoors 5-6 pm
through August 18 Wednesdays
-Free Zumba at the Playground For All
Children, 11 St. & Corona Ave. sponsored
by the Community Advisory Board. 7 pm
Tuesdays
-Free Masala Bhangra Dance Class sponsored by the Community Advisory Board.
Unisphere. 7 pm Thursdays.
-Free full body workouts outdoors at the
Unisphere through August 18 9-10 am
Thursdays
-Free Boot Camp outdoors at Unisphere
5:30 - 6:30 pm & 6:45 - 7:45 pm Fridays
-Free Yoga outdoors at Unisphere 8:30 -
9:15 am & 9:30 - 10:30 am Saturdays
-Free Yoga at Unisphere 9:30 - 10:30 am
through August 18. Saturdays
-Free Gentle Yoga at Unisphere, 10:45 -
11:30 am through August 18. Saturdays
-Weekend Mugwort Madness Meadow
lake boathouse. Sign up for one or two
days. To weed mugworts. Don’t forget the
water and sunblock. 10 am- 1 pm Aug 18
19
-Salsa Warriors A free live band and nonstop dancing. Unisphere 7 - 10 pm Aug 15
-Movies in the Park: “Ferdinand” 111th St
Lawn (near Zoo) 8 - 10 pm Aug 17
-Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Unisphere 8 -
10 pm Aug 22
-World’s Fair History Bike Ride. Meet
outside Aquatics Center (near Fowler Ave)
Bring your own bike or borrow a free one.
Guided World’s Fair sites. Space is limited. 11 am - 2 pm Aug 18
-Aerobics Outdoors, Unisphere 8 - 9 am &
9 - 10 am Wednesdays thru Aug 18
-Zumba Outdoors, Unisphere, Music,
dance and fun. 5- 6 pm Wednesdays thru
Aug 18
-Workout Outdoors, Unisphere, Full
workout 9 - 10 am Thursdays thru Aug 18
-Masala Bhangra Outdoors, Unisphere,
Bollywood dance moves. 7 - 8 pm Aug 16
-Boot Camp Outdoors, Unisphere, 5:30 -
6:30 pm & 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm Fridays thru
Aug 18
-Yoga Outdoors, Unisphere, Great workouts for all ages. 9:30 - 10:30 am & 10:45
- 11:30 am Saturdays thru Aug 18
Fort Totten www.FortTottenParks.org
Gateway National Recreation Area:

Yayoi Kusama’s site-specific installation
“Narcissus Garden” on view at Gatway
Recreation Area at Ft. Tilden from July 1
through Sept. 3
Jamaica Bay Events & Programs All
events at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge,
Broad Channel unless stated otherwise.
Volunteering opportunities also available,
contact timothy_ farrell@nps.gov for more
info.
-Tours of Hangar B at Floyd Bennett
Field. Open house on Tuesdays,
Thursdays, Saturdays, 9 am-4 pm.
Ranger-led tours on Sundays, 2-4 pm.
-Clean Ocean Action’s 30th Annual
Spring Student Summit Applications are
available at www.cleanoceanaction.org
For more info 732-872-0111
-Jamaica Bay Elections of the animals
inhabiting Jamaica Bay. Young artists create campaign slogans for President of
Jamaica Bay Aug 18
-Shorebird Festival Hike around the East
and West Ponds. Kids make birds out of
newspaper. 7:30 am - 5 pm Aug 25
-Hike the Trails of the North 40
Participants will carpool from the Ryan
Visitor Ctr. to the N. Forty trailhead at
Floyd Bennett Field. 10 am - 12:30 pm
Aug 26
Open Run In Astoria Park Bag check is
not provided. Open to all ages, experience
levels, walkers, strollers & dogs, all welcome! Saturdays, 9 am.
Queens County Farm Museum 73-50
Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park 11004
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.
Flushing Town Hall Global Mashup for
Kids $14/$10 Members $8 Children $6
Member Children, Tickets 718.463.7700
x222 FTH 137-35 Northern Blvd.,
Flushing 1 pm Aug 12
-Celebrate the Full Moon with percussive
rhythms and drumming styles. Drums provided. $25/$20 Members. Space is limited

to 20 participants. 7-9 pm Aug 24
Grow To Learn NYC, the citywide
school gardens initiative. www.growtolearn.org
-Citizen Saturdays at Gantry State Park,
pier 4 “Fishing Pier” - Help State Park
Rangers collect important data about
wildlife in & around park. Also includes
oyster monitoring, plant & flower study,
bird watching. Adults & children. Noon-
1:30 Saturdays beginning May 12
Summer Internship Alley Pond
Environmental Center for high school
sophomores, juniors and seniors. For more
info call 718.229.4000 ext. 211 or email
kwilding@alleypond.com.
Internship at The Queens Gazette: high
school or college students welcome to
apply for internships. If you love writing
and reporting, you will get great experience in our offices. Openings are also
available for management and administrative internships. Start right away. Email
your resume to QGazette@aol.com.
Summer Internships: LIFESCI NYC
Internship program seeks hosts for college
and grad students interested in Life
Sciences careers! Application for hosts at
bit.ly/LifeSciNYCHostApp. Call (609)
480-8742 for more info.
Summer Sports Clinic: Softball at
Flushing Meadows Corona Park field
behind Playground For All Children. Free
drop-in clinic for ages 8 - 14. 11 am - 1
pm starting July 16
Whitepoint Youth Football & Cheer
program for boys & girls K through 8th
grade. Flag football, summer camps, cheer
squad.www.whitepointyouthfootball.com
whitepointfootball@gmail.com 347-322-
0374

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 10 am - 1 pm Aug 4, 11,
Sept 8
Flushing Greenmarket at Maple
Playground, 136-50 Maple Ave, Flushing
11355 Wednesdays 8 am - 4 pm to
November 28
-To sell at the Flushing Greenmarket complete application at
www.grownyc.org.files/gmkt/questionnaire/farmer.pdf for farmers and
www.grownyc.org.files/gmkt/questionnaire/nonformer.pdf for non-farmers.
Food Scrap Collection (by Big! compost)
10 am to 1 pm. Info at grownyc.org
Queens Greenmarket: Sunnyside
Skillman Ave & 43 St, Saturdays, 8 am-
3 pm. Visit grownyc.org for info.
Woodside Worldwide, 61 St. btw.
Woodside & Roosevelt Avenues, 11 am
to 4 pm Aug. 25

ONGOING EVENTS; ORGANIZATIONS

ACQC For Undocumented
Immigrants (Advocacy Ctr. of Qns
Cty) Receive a Soc. Sec. Card through
the DACA, Legal, Housing, Health
Educ., Mental Health, Education, Case
Mgmt., Food & Nutrition and Syringe
Exchange. Main site 161-21 Jamaica
Ave., 6th Fl, Jamaica, 718-896-2500,
(also in Woodside & Far Rockaway.)
AmericaWorks Recruiting, screening,
support. 16, 228 East 45th Street, New
York,NY10017, www.americaworks.com,
212. 599.5627. Also in Jamaica and Far
Rockaway
Animal Shelter/Rescue (donations
always appreciated):
-Animal Rescue Pet adoptions,
718.224.8629 or 631.420.0425.
-Animals Can’t Talk 718.393.7535,
animalscanttalk@aol.com
-Bobbi and the Strays Pet Rescue &
Adoption Center, Atlas Park, 80-36,
Cooper Ave., 718.326.6070, www.bobbiandthestrays.org/Adopt.aspx.
-Kitty Karetakers of Queens Astoria,
Long Island City, Sunnyside, Woodside:
7186707221,
kittykaretakers@gmail.com
-Muffin’s Pet Connection Helps find
homes for pets. 718.833.7988 or
www.muffins.org.
-www.petfinder.com For further info
Breaking Ground: Homeless Get help
for yourself, family, or someone in need

on the street. Call 311 to access shelter
service or send for a mobile outreach
team. For more info visit www.breakingground.org.
Business Assistance Calendar For business owners seeking assistance in skills.
www.queensbp.org.
Catholic Migration Services Free legal
advice offered at the end of their Queens
tenants monthly meeting. St. Sebastion
Parish Center, 39-60 57 St, Woodside.
Certified Home Health Aide Training 3-
wk program, open house Mon & Tues, 1st
2 wks/month. Info at 718.784.6160
Chhaya CDC 37-43 77 St, 2nd Fl.,
Jackson Hts:
Free Citizenship Application
Assistance. Appt, info: 718.478.3848.
3rd Sundays, 2:30-6 pm
Free Legal Clinics by Legal Aid Soc. &
Chhaya CDC, Sen. Peralta, CM
Dromm. Every 2nd Weds, 4:30-6:30
pm: By APPOINTMENT 718.478.3848
Free Home Repairs for New Yorkers
60 and older. Must be able to show
financial need. For more info: 212-453-
9542 or metropair@metcouncil.org.
ponsored by the Met Council.
Department of City Planning Has created a short video explaining how zoning
rules in the floodplain can help reduce
flood risks and support the city’s 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/citizenshipnow, appointments
at 212.652.2071. 71-29 Roosevelt Ave,
Mondays 9 am-5 pm.
Free Services: Immigration /
Naturalization, Senior Benefits,
Community Health Advocate. 93-03
Roosevelt Ave 2R, Jackson Heights;
Flushing Office 133-04 39 Ave., Flushing
Food Pantries (donate/ receive):
-BVM Help of Christians 70-31 48
Ave, Woodside, info 718.672.4848 x11
Thurs 9:30 am-noon (ID required)
-St. Raphael’s Cans and dry food only,
photo ID. Basement Rectory, 35-20
Greenpoint Ave, LIC, 718.729.8957.
Thurs 10:30 am- noon, Sat 1:30-3 pm
-St. Teresa 50-20 45 St, Woodside, info

718.784.2123 x22 • Tues, 6-7pm (Photo
ID Required)
-Community Food Pantry By Queens
Community House & Forest Hills
Interfaith Community, Food Bank for
NYC. Forest Hills Community Center,
108-25 62nd Dr. - Last Wednesday of
every month, 6-8 pm
Free Citizenship Classes Emerald Isle
Immigration Ctr, 59-26 Woodside Ave.
2nd floor, Woodside, More Info call/text
646-545-7214 - Mon, Tues, 6 - 9 pm
Free Colonoscopy Screenings The #2
cancer killer. Age 50+, once a decade.
Info for screening American Cancer Soc
800.227.2345.
Free Compost Containers for apartment
bldgs. of at least 10 stories. 311 or
nyc.gov/organics.
Free English Classes for Adults Queens
Community House, 108-25 62 Dr., Forest
Hills. Info 718-592-5757 ext. 216
Free Housing Legal Services For
Corona, Corona Heights, Elmhurst,
Lefrak City. Facing eviction, need repairs,
roommate issue, Call 718-316-9993
AAFE Jackson Heights 93-03 Roosevelt
Ave, 2R, Jackson Heights.
Free Legal Clinics by Legal Aid Soc. &
Chhaya CDC, Sponsored by Sen.
Peralta, CM Dromm. 37-43 77 St,
Jackson Hts, 2nd Floor. Every 2nd
Weds, 4:30-6:30 pm: Call for appt
718.478.3848.
Free Medicaid, SNAP Screenings 3rd
Thursdays, Cncl. Ferreras’ ofc 32-33A
Junction Blvd, E. Elmhurst,
718.651.1917.
Freeze Your Rent Seniors/ disabled in
rent-controlled/stabilized apts freeze
rent below 1/3 your income w/ SCRIE
or DRIE; gives landlord tax credit. Age
62+, on SSI, SSDI, Vets’ Disability.
Total income below $50K. Bring: proof
of income, rent, age. Astoria
Restoration Assn, 31-28 Ditmars Blvd,
hrs: M-F, 11 am-4 pm, 718.726.0034.
Gas Appliance Amnesty by Plumbing
Foundation, NYC amnesty program to
waive civil, criminal penalties for improper gas work or appliances in your building.
Info www.gasamnesty.nyc or call DOB
customer service at 212.393.2406.
Gov Cuomo Free App for Veterans connects veterans & family to jobs, housing,
education, more. Info
www.ny.gov/mobileapps.
Grace Institute (Free) Women transition
back into the workforce. For training program and info
www.graceinstitute.org/admissions@graceinstitute.org.
-Professional Program’s Evening
Health Care Sector 8 wk programs. Info,
open houses, start dates, graceinstitute.org
or email admissions@graceinstitute.org
Grand Opening: Book Culture LIC
Court Square’s first bookstore, Book
Culture LIC, opened at 26-09 Jackson
Ave.
HANAC Western Queens Caregivers
Network. Weekly support group, counseling sessions, referrals. Info 718.777.6941

ICYMI: Health Department Pop-Up
on Queens Plaza North Free, in-person
health insurance enrollment.
Application counselors can help you
sign up for health insurance and SNAP
(food stamp) assistance. Walk-ins welcome, interpretation services available.
25-05 Queens Plaza North near Chase
bank, open Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm.
Jackson Heights Community Chorus
Tues rehearsals. Renaissance Charter
School, 35-59 81 St, Info 917.200.5779.
Tuesday rehearsals 7:30-9:30 pm
Jobs for New Yorkers Tens of thousands of jobs on construction projects
by Gov. Cuomo. www.labor.ny.gov/jobs/regional.shtm.
Jobs: Queens Workforce 1 Career
Center, 168-25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl,
Jamaica. Info 718.557.6755, www.nycgov/workforce1
Military Mondays Veterans seeking
advice concering SSI/SSD benefits,
housing concerns, child support, etc are
invited to call live answer hotline at
917.661.4500 weekdays from 10 am-4
pm for elegibility information and to
make an appointment.
New York Irish Center, Pieta House
10-40 Jackson Ave, LIC. Free, professional, confidential, therapeutic
approach to people in crisis.
718.482.0909. Info newyorkirishcenter.org. Also:
-Senior Computer Club Sat., 11-1 pm
-Knit and Natter Club Tues. 11-1 pm
-Senior Lunch Club Weds., 1-4 pm
NYC CERT: Community Emergency
Response Team. 10-week training.
www.nyc.gov/html/oem/html/get_involved/cert.shtml.
NYC Recovers: Work Progress
Program. Qualified service providers
needed to deliver program. Program
reimburses wages paid to hurricane-affected residents age 16+. Visit
www.nyc.gov, NYC Recovers: Work
Progress link.
NYC Department of Buildings
Homeowners and Residents Night
120-55 Queens Blvd, Tuesdays at 4 & 7
pm
NYC Department of Veterans’
Services NEW & first of its kind
Queens Satellite Office. Queens
Borough Hall, Ste 222, 120-55 Queens
Blvd. Enhanced accessibility for veterans to services. Walk-ins welcome. Info
718.286.2868.
Tues thru Thurs, 10 am- 2 pm
NYC Home-STAT the Homeless
Outreach & Mobile Engagement Street
Action Teams. Homelessness prevention programs, transition and permanent
housing. Contact Community Board #2
718.533.8773, qno2@cb.nyc.gov.
NYC Small Business Support Center
Business courses, one-on-one help;
Easy access to the services needed to
start, operate and grow your business.
Visit www.nyc.gov/business or call
718-570-8500
NYS Comptroller’s office unclaimed

funds. Info www.osc.state.ny.us/ouf
Office Child Support Assistance
(OCSA). Can help get noncustodial parents’ child support, help locate them,
paternity, court orders, medical support,
collection & medicaid. 32-20 Northern
Blvd, 6th Fl. (Honeywell St. entrance),
718.784.6979.
Prepare Your Organization for a
Winter Storm Ensure your business is
prepared with “FEMA’s Prepare Your
Organization for a Winter Storm
Playbook.” The free PDF is available
online and provides tools and resources
with instructuins to help you prepare for
inclement weather.
Project Open House by Mayor assists individuals in their homes by removing
small architectural barriers. Visit
www.nyc.gov/html/mopd/open_house/application.shtml
QEDC (Queens Econ. Devel. Corp.)
Resources for small business owners,
entrepreneurs, General Queens events.
Info 718.263.0546, www.queensny.org/qedc/ (RSVP online
www.QueensNY.org/qedc/business/events for all unless otherwise noted):
-Made In Queens (MiQ) Pop-up Store
27-24 Queens Plaza South, ft. new
products every month. Looking for
entrepreneurs, locally made and artisanal crafts, food products, more, to sell
there. Sign up, info www.madeinqueens.nyc/
Raccoons in NYC For info on raccoons, rabies, protect your home, pets
call 311 or nyc.gov/health/rabies
Riders Alliance Organizing mass transit riders for affordable fares, service
restoration, general improvements.
www.ridersny.org., 212-590-9427
Sen. Peralta Free Legal Counsel
Starting November, Sen. Peralta’s
office with legal professionals for the
CUNY School of Law’s Community
Legal Resource Network will offer free
legal counsel on immigration and housing. Partnered with the Immigrant
Defense Coalition and Sen. Peralta are
Asian Americans for Equality, Cattholic
Charities of New York, Center for the
Integration and Advancement of New
Americabs, CUNY/Citizenship NOW,
Emerald Isle Immgrant Center, HER
Justice (Manhattan), New York
Immigration Coalition (Manhattan), and
Queens County District Attorney Office
of Immigrant Affairs.
Small Biz Owners: Opportunity to
Request Your No-Cost Compliance
Consultation NYC Department of
Small Business Services offers no-cost
consultations on city regulations.
Advisors will not issue violations of
fines. For more info visit nyc.gov/bizcomplianceconsult or call 311.
Sunnyside Community Svcs. (free)
-Assists in filing Food Stamps applications. 718.784.6173 x110; Free training
to be Home Health Aide, job placement.
718.784.6160 x338; Longterm care, in
home or adult day care; applying for

Medicaid & other benefits; Education &
caregiver skills; wellness activities.
English/Spanish. 43-31 39th St,
Sunnyside. Info www./scsny.org,
718.906.0660;
-Social Adult Day Program for people
living with Alzheimer’s, dementia, or
physical impariments. Services include;
hot lunch, medication reminders, personal care, music and art therapy, gentle
exercise, yoga, celebrations and special
events. To schedule call Naomi at 718-
786-9273
Sunnyside Up Free Pre-Kindergarten
Students must be 4 yrs old, born in
2014. Call 718.784.6173 ext 410 or
email prek@scsny.org.
Tree Guard 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 ($250) For info and to register
contact
whitepointyouthfootball@aol.com or
John McArdle at 347.322.0374.
Woodside On The Move Adult
Computer Classes Basic computer
skills. Reg at 718.476.8449 ext 16.
Mondays for 12 wks, 5:30-7:30 pm &
Wednesdays 3-5 pm
Workforce 1 Career Center, Queens
168-25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl., Jamaica,
718.557.6755, www.nyc.gov/workforce1. World Ice Arena FMCP Aquatics
Center/Ice Rink, near Avery Ave and
131 St in Flushing Meadows Corona
Park. One of the best indoor ice rinks in
the city, bring your own skates or rent a
pair. Skating lessons available, as well
as games of ice hockey or sled hockey.
Fees apply. Open Monday to Sunday,

times vary.

LAGUARDIA COMMUNITY
COLL.
31-10 Thomson Ave, LIC,
718.482.7200,
www.laguardia.edu/acereg.
-CUNY Fatherhood Academy 4-
month, 3 day a week program
Recruiting Now (free; ages 18-24;
unemployed/underemployed) LAGCC,
Rm C225, 29-10 Thomson Avenue,
LIC. Learn rights and responsibilities as
a father, explore careers, get work experience, learn about parenting, earn High
school Equivalency Diploma, and prepare for college. Info 718.730.7336,
dspeal@lagcc.cuny.edu
-Free GED Program at Adult
Learning Center, 718.482.5385
-Green Jobs Training Program Apply
www.greenworkforcenyc.org,
718.663.8407
-Home to Work Ctr. For displaced
homemakers. Assessment, counseling, referrals, workshops, computer &
vocational training, job search assistance. 718.482.5166.
-NYC Home-STAT the Homeless
Outreach & Mobile Engagement Street
Action Teams - Homelessness prevention programs, transition and permanent
housing. Contact Community Board #2
718.533.8773, qno2@cb.nyc.gov.
-Practical Nurse Program funding
available. 718.609.2130
-NYC Resident Veterans 60 or older
may attend college for a small fee. For
more info 718-482-5386
-Veterans Only: Evening College
Prep and GED Classes (free) Info
Elizabeth Allen at 718.482.5386 / 5231,
www.lagcc.cuny.edu/veterans.

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

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