2012-05-23 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Annette Hanze Alberts.

To be considered for the Calendar listing, event info must be received at least two weeks prior to publication. Dates & times are subject to change, call to confirm.

Holiday & Observances
American Legion Continental Post
1424 Annual Parade Ascan Ave. &
MetropolitanAve., Forest Hills.
May 27, 12 p.m.
Boulevard Gardens American Legion
Post No. 1836 Annual Memorial Day
Services Refreshments follow. “A”
Building Archway, 30-45 Hobart St.,
Woodside.
May 28, 11 a.m.
LaureltonMemorial Day Parade
Francis Lewis & Merrick Blvds. to
Laurelton Veterans Memorial Triangle,
225th St. & North Conduit Ave.
May 28, 9 am
Sunnyside Flag Day Parade
By the Kiwanis Club of Sunnyside.
Formation (10 am) at GreenpointAve. &
41st St.; Proceeds (11 am) along
Greenpoint Ave. to 48th St.; Celebration
(12 pm) Veterans Memorial Plaza, Sabba
Park, Queens Blvd. & 49th St.,
Sunnyside. Info, parade participation
www.sunnysideparade.com,718.786.414
1.
Jun. 9, 10 am
Whitestone Memorial Day Parade
Whitestone Memorial Park, 149th St. &
15th Drive. May 28, 12 p.m.
Community Meetings
Clubs
American Legion Post 298
30-61 87th St., East Elmhurst.
1st Mon., 8 pm
American Legion & Ladies Aux. Post
118
89-02 91st St., Woodhaven,
718.846.6116
-2nd/3rd Mon., 8 pm
Flushing Camera Club
Flushing Hospital, Auditorium, 146-01
45th Ave. (enter Burling St.),
718.749.0643,
www.flushingcameraclub.org • 1st, 3rd
& 5thWeds., 7:30 pm
ForestHills Civic Mtg. w/ Rep. Turner
American Legion Hall, 107-15
Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills,
718.997.7014.
Jun. 12, 7:30 pm
Italian Charities of America Summer
Italian Classes (beginners; $80) 83-20
Queens Blvd., Elmhurst, 718.478.3100.
Jun. 5 (14 weeks)
Kissena Park Civic Asn. Art
Competition Kissena Park, adj. to boathouse, 164th St. & Oak Ave., Flushing.
Pre-register 718.762.0295.

Jun. 9, 9 am sharp (raindate Jun. 16)
Queens Best Toastmasters Club
Public Speaking / Effective
Communication. Elmhurst Hospital,
Conference Rm. A-1-15, 79-01
Broadway.
1st, 3rd, 5th Sat., 10 am - 12:15 pm
Rego Hills Republican Club 28thA.D.
Sizzler Restaurant, 100-27 Metropolitan
Ave., Forest Hills, 718.275.6005.
Every 3rd Tues.
United Community Civic Association
Annual BBQ ($45 donation)
Reservation requiredCentral Lounge, 20-
30 Steinway St., Astoria • Jun. 14, 6:30
Community Boards, Edu. & Pct.
102nd Precinct Community Council
Moose Lodge 87-25 118th St., Richmond
Hill • 3rd Tues
107th Precinct Community Council
71-01 Parsons Blvd., Flushing.
-Jun. 26; 8 pm
-Aug. 7: National Night Out, Electchester
Shopping Ctr., Parsons Blvd.,
112th Precinct Community Council
Mtg. 68-40Austin St., Forest Hills.
Every 3rd Weds., 7:30 pm
Community Bd. 2 Mtg. Sunnyside
Comm. Svcs., 43-31 39th St., Ground Fl.,
Sunnyside, info www.QueensCB.org,
718.533.8773.
Every 1st Thurs.
Community Bd. 3 Board Mtg. I.S. 227
LouisArmstrong School, 32-02 Junction
Blvd. E. Elmhurst, 718.458.2707,
www.cb3qn.nyc.gov.
Every 3rd Thurs.
Community Bd. 4Mtg.
VFWPost 150, 51-11 108th St., Corona,
718.760.3141 • Every 2nd Tues.
-Town Hall Mtg.: Dept. Consumer
Affairs Queens Ctr. Mall, Community
Room, 90-15 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst.
Jun. 5, 7:30 - 9 pm
CommunityBd. 9Mtg. For location call
718.286.2686 • Every 2nd Tues.
Greater Woodhaven Devel. Corp. Mtg.
St. Thomas the Apostle, 87-49 87th St.,
First Floor, Woodhaven.
Every 4th Tues., 7:30 pm
General Interest
American Icebirds Spring/Summer
Youth Ice Hockey seeks players all positions; ages U16, 4 more players needed.
Email coach Bedri, icebirds@inbox.com,
336.422.3376.
Animal Shelter/Rescue (Donations
always appreciated):
-Animal Rescue pet adoptions,
718.224.8629 or 631.420.0425.
-Bobbi and the Strays Pet Rescue &
Adoption. Adoption Center, 71-03 80 St.,
Glendale, 718.326.6070,
www.bobbiandthestrays.org
/Adopt.aspx.

-Muffin’s Pet Connection helps find
homes for pets. 718.833.7988 or
www.muffins.org.
Before The Silence: Archival News
Reports of the Christian Holocaust that
Begs to be Remembered author Sophia
Kontogeorge Kostos will lecture; Film:
In the Footsteps of the Argonauts
Reception follows. Pan-Macedonian
Studies Ctr., 149-14 14th Ave.,
Whitestone, 718.747.0488 • May 23, 7
pm
Dogs in the City now casting. Email
CBSDogShow@Gmail.com, info
www.cbs.com/shows/dogs_ in_ the_ city/
Mobile Legal Help Ctr. Free civil legal
svcs. 57thAve., 97th Pl. to 98th St., Rego
Park. Appointments required, Cncl.
Dromm, 718.803.6373 x500.
May 25
Pax Christi Metro NY: Annual
Peacemaker Awards Reception ($50/
$165 for 4 to May 25) St. Joseph’s
Greenwich Village Church, Casserly
Hall, 371 6th Ave., Manhattan. Info
212.420.0250, www.nypaxchristi.org.
Jun. 3, 3 pm (rsvp. deadline May 25)
Queens LGBT Pride Parade/
Breakfast Fundraiser for Cncl.
Dromm ($50 sugg. min. contrib.)
Jewish Ctr. of Jackson Hts., 37-06 77th
St., J.H. • Jun. 3, 10-11:30 am, fundraiser;
followed by parade.
Spring Clean Up 30th Ave. & 36th St.,
LIC. Community Svc. Certificate for
H.S. students • Jun. 9, 10 am-3 pm
Veterans Job Fair, sponsored by Sen.
Addabbo & Asm. Miller Veterans and
spouses only. Shops atAtlas Park, Lower
level below movie theater, 8000 Cooper
Ave., Glendale. Info 718.738.1111.
Jun. 8 10 am - 3 pm (bring resumes, VA
ID)
Support Groups
Al-Anon
21-64 41st St., Astoria; call 718.728.2948
Co-Dependents Anonymous, Women
85-18 61st Rd., Rego Park,
718.805.1032.
Fridays, 10 - 11:45 am
Domestic Violence
37-63 76th St., Jackson Heights.
call 718.639.8370.
Jovenes (youth) AA
www.jovenesqueensaa.com
102-08 Northern Blvd., Corona,
718.426.7467.
Lexington Hearing & Speech Center
www.lexnyc.org • Hearing testing,
infants to seniors, 718.350.3171
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental
Illness of Queens/Nassau) Zucker
Hillside Hospital, Sloman Auditorium,
266th St. & 76thAve., Glen Oaks.
Narcotics Anonymous
www.westernqueensna.org

Call 718.962.6244
OCA 85-18 61st Rd., Rego Park,
www.obsessivecompulsiveanonymous,
917.443.0355 • Saturdays at 10:30 am
Overeaters Anonymous
www.queensoa.org
42-11 155th St., Flushing Fridays
SMART Recovery
www.smartrecovery.org
97-29 64th Rd., Rego Park ,
212.631.1198
Sundays
Strong Kids Campaign (YMCA)
238-10 Hillside Ave., Bellerose,
718.479.0505.
Women’s Support Group
Kissena Jewish Center, 43-43 Bowne St.,
Flushing, info & reg. 718.461.6393.
Alternating Thurs., 10 am
Arts & Entertainment
Barnes & Noble
176-60 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows,
718.380.7077 / 7000 Austin St., Forest
Hills.
Weekly Storytimes (Fresh Meadows):
(Weds. and Sat., 11 am)
-Summer Reading Storytime Luau:
Celebrating Summer Reading Program,
grades 1-6 • Jun. 2, 11 am
Stress Solutions for Pregnant
Moms...by Susan Andrews Signing and
discussion
Jun. 9, 1:30 pm
OpenMic. Poetry • Jun. 11, 7:30 pm
Flushing Town Hall
Northern Blvd. & Linden Place,
718.463.7700,
www.flushingtownhall.org.
Aaron Copland School of Music
Guerrilla Arts Ensemble ($5 suggested/ members, students free)
May 27; 2-3 pm
Art as Language, exhibition by J.H.S.
189 students • To May 30
Queens Jazz Orchestra ($40/ $32 students) Honoring Ella Fitzgerald, Lena
Horne, Billie Holilday • May 25, 8 pm
Jazz Jams ($10/ $0m, students, performers) • 1stWeds., 7 - 10 pm
Jazz Clinics (forH.S. students) 2nd Fri.
To Jun. 8, 4 - 7 pm; register 718.463.7700
x241
CollageArt of LouisArmstrong: In the
Cause of Happiness
Sat. & Sun., 12 - 5 pm • Through 2013
LaGuardia Community College
31-10 Thomson Ave., LIC.
718.482.5055, www.lagcc.cuny.edu/
www.laguardiaperformingarts.org.
Fashion Show, benefit for women of
Haiti. 40 unique bags for sale, $20-$50,
donations of fabrics, accessories, yarn
etc. appreciated. Poolside Cafe.
May 24, 1-3 pm
LouisArmstrong House (40 min. tours
$10/$7 seniors, students, children/
$0m, children under 4) 34-56 107th
Ave., Corona, group rates: 718.478.8274.
www.LouisArmstrongHouse.org.
Museum of the Moving Image
35th Ave. & 36th St., Astoria,
718.784.0077, 718.777.6888.
Ongoing:

-See It Big! (series)
-Fist and Sword (series)
-City Glow
-Behind the Screen
NoguchiMuseum($10, $5 seniors, college ID, $0 under 12, NYC public H.S.
ID) 9-01 33rd Rd., LIC, 718.204.7088,
www.noguchi.org.
Summer Nights in the Garden (free)
short films, cash bar, permanent collection galleries open • As of Jun. 1, 1st Fri.,
5:30-8 pm.
Reinstallation of the collection
Jun. 6 opens
Music in the Garden 2nd Sun.
Jun. 10, Jul. 8, Aug. 12, Sept. 9; 3 pm
Open Studio ($5) • 1st Sun.
Isamu Noguchi Catalogue Raisonne
Online: www.catalogue.noguchi.org.
Queens College
65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing,
718.997.5000.
Aaron Copland School of Music:
LeFrak Concert Hall, except where
noted; tix 718.793.8080, Office open
m,w,f. Concerts nearly daily, for info
www.qc.cuny.edu/calendars/music.php/
718.997.3800, www.qc.cuny.edu/music.
-Opera, Bruce Saylor’s The Image-
Maker; My Kinsman, MajorMolineux.
Amulets, Nazars & Evil Eyes • To Jun.
29
QueensMuseum ofArt
Flushing Meadows Park, 718.592.9700,
www.queensmuseum.org.
Queens Int’l 2012: Three Points Make a
World’s Fair Panorama of NYC
Ongoing
Queens Theatre
FlushingMeadows-Corona Park
www.queenstheatre.org, 718.760.0064.
Queensborough Community College
Performing Arts Ctr., 222-05 56th
Avenue Bayside. Info, tix 718.631.6311,
www.visitqpac.org.
Socrates Sculpture Park
32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC, 718.956.9819,
wwwsocratessculpturepark.org.
Civic Action: A Vision for Long Island
City • ToAug. 5.
Exercise Classes (yoga, capoeira,
Pilates, tai chi) Sat., Sun. To Sep. 30
Socrates Academy: Skills for
Resourceful City Living (adult workshops) register
www.socratessculpturepark.eventbrite.co
m/. Sundays.
-Soap Making May 27, 2-4 pm
The Chia Brick May 26, 12-3 pm
Rock, Paper, Scissors papermaking
using recycled and natural matter.
Jun. 2, 12-3 pm
LIC Bike Parade • Jun. 9
-11 am-3 pm: Extreme Makeover-Bike
Edition (repairs, helmet giveaways)
-3 pm: Parade along Vernon Blvd. from
Broadway entrance
-3-6 pm Waterfront Celebration at
Queensbridge Park
Artwork Screen-Printing Register
www.socratessculpturepark.eventbrite.co
m/ • Jun. 10
Kayaking, SSPBeach at Hallets Cove

718.228.9214, www.licboathouse.org.
Sat. & Sun. May 27 - Oct. 7, 1-5 pm
York CollegeMusic
Concerts almost daily, Info: Music @
York College. 94-20 Guy R. Brewer
Blvd., Jamaica, 718-262-2000.
Others
Anthropology Museum of the People
of New York 64-19 Kissena Blvd.,
Kissena Hall at Queens College,
Flushing, 718.428.5650,
www.anthropologymuseum.org.
-Video of the Month Film Series
May 24
-Mozart’s Requiem Mass in D Minor
($20/ $15 seniors, students) St. Joseph’s
Catholic Church, 43-19 30th Ave.,
Astoria
Jun. 3, 5 pm
Bilingual Theatre Movement & Dance
for Children ($150, 12 classes) Thalia
Spanish Theatre, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave.,
Sunnyside, 718.729.3880,
www.thaliatheatre.org • To Jun. 23, 10
am - 12 pm
Bloom Time Holiday Inn Manhattan
View, 39-05 29th St.; Space Realty
Group Gallery, 29-09 39thAve., LIC.
To Aug. 30; reception May 16, 6-8 pm.
Calpulli Music, Mexican accordion
class ($10 adults/ donation age 10-18)
Astoria School of Fine Arts, 38-01 23rd
Ave., 2nd Fl, Astoria, 718.507.2617.
Dance Into Light, LifeFull excerpt,
wine tasting (donations welcome) Topaz
Arts, 39th Ave., Woodside • Jun. 2, 5-8
pm (reserve 347.770.3454)
Done to Death ($14/ $12 senior)
Parkside Players, Grace Lutheran
Church, 71st Rd. & Union Tpke., Forest
Hills, 516.520.9474, 718.353.7388.
To Jun. 2, 8 pm
Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra ($5/
$3 seniors, student ID) Forest Hills
Jewish Ctr., 106-06 Queens Blvd., F.H.,
tix 718.374.1627, info www.fhso.org.
Jun. 3, 2 pm
Green Space 37-24 24th St., Ste. 301,
LIC, 718.956.3037.
www.GreenSpaceStudio.org.
-Take Root ($15) • Jun. 9, 8:30 pm
-Fertile Ground ($10) • Jun. 10, 7 pm
La Callas & Medea by Jaime Salom
($25/ $22 seniors, students) Thalia
Spanish Theatre, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave.,
Sunnyside, 718.729.3880,
www.thaliatheatre.org • To Jun. 24
Mozart’s Requiem Mass in D Minor
($20/ $15 FSSA students and seniors/
$0 under 12) Singers invited, info
917.460.4289, www.astoriachoir.org. St.
Joseph’s Catholic Church, 43-19 30th
Ave., Astoria • Jun. 3, 5 pm
Our Lady Queen of Martyrs
Centennial Concert ($10/ free 12 and
under) Ascan Ave. at Queens Blvd.,

Forest Hills, 718.268.6251 • Jun. 3, 4 pm.
School For Murder! Comedy-Murder-
Mystery-Dinner show ($45) Riccardo’s,
21-01 24thAve., Astoria, 718.721.7777.
Jun. 15, 8 pm
Secret Theatre, 44-02 23rd St.,
LIC,718.392.0722,www.secrettheatre.co
m ($15/ $10 kids/ $40 4 tkts.) :
-Pirate Pete’s Parrot • May 26, Jun. 2,
16; 2 pm only
-Mermaid’s Tale adapted from L.
Frank Baum• Jun. 9; 2 pm

Dinners, Dances, Fundraisers

Everlasting Spring Dinner Dance
fundraiser by Greater Woodhaven
Devel. Corp. ($65) Cordon Bleu
Caterers, 96-01 Jamaica Ave.,
Woodhaven, 718.805.0202 • Jun. 1, 7:30
pm
JFK Regular Democratic Club Salute
to Labor Dinner Dance Douglaston
Manor, 63-20 Commonwealth Blvd.,
Douglaston • May 23, 6:30 pm
Magnanini Winery ($75) wine tasting,
6-course dinner, dancing. Near
Newburgh, reservations, Eleanor
718.457.4816. $40 deposit pay to the
order of Diego Lodico.
July 8

Health
Central Queens Y 67-09 108th Street,
Forest Hills, 718-268-5011,
www.cqy.org.
Elmhurst Hospital Center
Flu Shots, Health Screenings
80th St. & 41stAve., Elmhurst.
Weekdays, 8 am - 2 pm
Mount SinaiQueens
Events at various locations, registration
required, 718.267.4333, (reg. and more
events
www.mshq.org/community/events)
Breast Health Screening and
Education
May 30, 5-8 pm
Annual Community Health Fair
Jun. 2, 10 am - 3 pm
Heart of Cardiovascular Disease: Risk
Factors, Diagnosis and Treatment
Jun. 7, 6:30 pm
Achieving Optimum Health
Jun. 8, 11 am
CPR for Everyone
Jun. 19, 7 pm
Free Blood Pressure Screenings
Jun. 6, 13, 20
Samuel FieldY
Programs: Adult Ctr., Afterschool, learning disabled, singles, parents, space for
parties. 58-20 Little Neck Pkwy., Little
Neck, 718.225.6750 www.sfy.org.
Wednesday Night Singles ($7m/
$10nm)
(Reservationsw/ IleneYair 718.225.6750
x236. 2nd, 4th Weds., 7 - 9 pm)
-Friends Nite Out at Donovan’s, 214-16
41st Ave., Bayside. Must reserve.

Partner Abuse Counseling Program
Support, referrals to shelter and legal
svcs. Ongoing
Others
Blood Drive Queen of Angels Church,
43-18 Skillman Ave., Sunnyside,
718.937.3244 info, appt.
Jun. 10, 9 am - 3 pm
FreeAsthma Screenings by ACAAI.
-May 20, 10 am-12 pm, Emporis Bldg.,
140-51 69th Rd., Flushing.
-Jun. 2, 10 am-3 pm, Immaculate
Conception Church, 21-47 29th St.,
Astoria.
No-Cost Digital Mammogram and
Clinical Breast Exams Appointment
required, 877.628.9090,
www.americanitaliancancer.org.
-May 25, 10 am- 4 pm: Cncl. Weprinsponsored. Mobile van, 73-03 Bell Blvd.,
Oakland Gdns., appt. required
718.468.0137.
-May 30, 9 am-3 pm: SNAP of Eastern
Queens, 80-45WinchesterBlvd., Bldg. 4,
Queens Village.
NYC Family Lunch Cruise forYMCA
Strong Kids Campaign ($40/ $20
under 12) Skyline Princess Cruise, 1
World’s Fair Marina, Pier 1, Flushing.
Jun. 2, 12:30 pm-5pm

Historicals
Bayside Historical Society
Fort Totten Park. For info visit
www.baysidehistorical.org, or call
718.352.1548.
Ongoing exhibits ($3 donation)
Native Bayside; The Castle; IfThe Hat
Fits; Virtual Exhibit: Take a Cruise
Through the History of Bayside 1639-
2000.
Central Queens Historical Association
Asource for Queens photos not available
elsewhere; go to www.CQHA.net or call
917.376.4496.
Flushing Town Hall
Northern Blvd. & Linden Place,
718.463.7700,
www.flushingtownhall.org.
GreaterAstoria Historical Soc.
35-20 Broadway, 4th Fl., Astoria,
718.278.0700, www.astorialic.org.
Astoria Park and Pool, walking tour
($10m of GAHS, Astoria Park Alliance,
Green Shores NYC / $15nm)
Reservations 718.278.0700.
May 26, 11 am
Manhattan Project ($5/ $0m)
Jun. 4, 7 pm
Greater Ridgewood Historical
143-135 37th Ave., Flushing,
718.465.1776.
Open to the public Sat.
King Manor Museum
King Park, Jamaica Ave. at 153rd St.,
Jamaica, 718.206.0545,
www.kingmanor.org. Tours &

school/group programs, Thurs. - Sun.
Maple Grove Cemetery
83-15 Kew Gardens Road; The Center at
Maple Grove, 127-15 Kew Gardens Rd.,
Kew Gardens, 718.523.1876.
Queens Historical Society
Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37 Ave.,
Flushing. 718.939.0647 x17.
www.queenshistoricalsociety.org.
Museum hours suspended Tues., Sat.,
Sun., 2:30-4:30 pm, to May 31.
Third Tuesday Movie Matinees ($3/$2
students and seniors/$0m)
Exhibit: Growing UpQueens: AStudy
of Childhood in Our Unique Borough
Others
Civil& UncivilWar, w/ R. Spiegelman
(Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Soc.,
718.846.1907) Emanuel United Church
of Christ, 91stAve. & Woodhaven Blvd.,
Woodhaven • May 30, 1 pm
Library Highlights
Queens Library
Call 718.990.0700, or visit
www.queenslibrary.org for program
information.
Central Library:
89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica.
-Children’s Library Discovery Center
Adjacent to Central Library • ongoing
-Free Online Training through Metrix
--Learning Solution (adults, teens) Free
training and certification exams in software. Required registration sessions:
To Jun. 30, Mon. & Fri, 1 pm(Jun. 30,
9:30 am; Jun. 3 12:30 pm. More sessions
TBA.)
Celebrating Jewish Communities
Around the World Through Music
and Song (Sephardic and Ashkenazic
musical traditions) Flushing Library 41-
17 Main St., Flushing, 718.661.1200.
May 23, 6:30 pm
Woodhaven Book Discussion Group
Woodhaven Branch, 85-41 Forest Pkwy.,
718.849.1010 • 3rd Weds., 2 pm
Parks & Recreation
Alley Pond Environmental Center
Pre-register forALLevents.
228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston,
718.229.4000, www.alleypond.com.
Children’s nature programs: weekday,
weekend, spring break and afterschool
for ages 18 mos. thru high school; Also
avail. for birthday parties.
World Environment Day (free)
Jun. 5, 11 am-1 pm
Forest Park Union Tpke. & Park Lane
Fort Totten
Fort Totten Visitor Center, Bldg. 502,
North of 212 St. and Cross Island Pkwy.
Queens Botanical Garden
43-50 Main St., Flushing, 718.886.3800,
www.queensbotanical.org.
Queens County Farm Museum
73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park,

718.347.3276, www.queensfarm.org.
Queens Zoo
Interactive Discovery Center
53-51 111th St., Flushing Meadows -
Corona Park; 718.271.1500 or go to
www.queenszoo.com.
Voelker Orth Museum
149-19 38th Ave., Flushing,
718.359.6227, www.vomuseum.org.
Topiary • May 23, 2-3:30 pm
Art of the Hand-Tied Bouquet
Jun. 6, 2-3:30 pm
AllAbout Roses • Jun. 13, 2-3:30 pm
Others
Big Apple Circus: Dream Big,
Grandma’s Farewell Tour ($15 and
up) The Big Top, Cunningham Park,
196-22 Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows,
tix 888.541.3750, info 800.922.3772.
To Jun. 17
Jamaica Bay Sunset Cruise ($45)
Narrated tour, wine, cheese, fruit. Meet at
Pier 4, Emmons Ave. & Bedford Ave.,
Brooklyn, tix
ww.jamaicabaysunsetcruise.eventbrite.co
m, info 718.318.9344.
May 27, 5-8 pm
Movies in the Park Sunnyside Shines.
Bring chair/ blanket, snacks. Noonan
Park, Greenpoint Ave. & 43rd St.,
Sunnyside. First Fridays, 8 pm:
Jun. 1, The Sandlot
Jul. 6, The Land Before Time
Aug. 3, Footloose
Western Queens Compost Initiative
Drop off: Greenmarket, 34thAve.& 77th
St., Jackson Hts. • Sun. 9 am-12 pm
School Events, Reunions
International Day at P.S. 120 w/ Asm.
Meng, Cncl. Koo Flushing YMCA, at
P.S. 120, 58-01 136th St., Flushing.
May 25, 6-7:30 pm
LaGuardia Community College
31-10 Thomson Ave., LIC.
718.482.5055, www.lagcc.cuny.edu.
-Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small
Businesses at LAGCC. 11 sessions,
business ed. program. Applications now
being accepted
(www.laguardia.edu/10KSB) for session
starting May 24 - Aug. 18. Info
718.730.7400.
-Queens Small Business and
Procurement Expo Contract opportunities w/gov. agencies and private sector;
networking. Con Edison Learning Ctr.,
43-82 Vernon Blvd., LIC. Register
www.QueensEXPO.eventbrite.com,
718.482.5306 • Jun. 8, 8 am-1 pm
St. John’s Prep Alumni Reunion:
Classes of ‘82, ‘87, ‘92, ‘97, ‘02 • St.
John’s Prep, Astoria, 718.721.7200 x686,
email: sjpalumni@stjohnsprepschool.org.
St. Patrick’s of LIC 40th Grammar
School Reunion, classes ‘70 - ‘74 ($85)

Four Points Sheraton, 27th St. & 39th
Ave., LIC. Contact Susan “Buccellato”
Kostbar 609.426.4248 or email skostbar@gmail.com • Jun. 15, 7 pm-midnight. Senior Centers, Activities
AARP
Chapter 2889, Elks Lodge, 82-20 Queens
Blvd., Rego Park, 718.672.9890.
Meetings 1st & 3rd Weds., 12 pm
Astoria RestorationAssoc.
Help with Home Energy (HEAP)
Grants 31-28 Ditmars Blvd., Astoria,
718.726.0034. • Ongoing
Atria Kew Gardens & Lighthouse
International 117-01 84th Ave., Kew
Gardens, 718.441.0300.
Bayside S.C. 221-15 Horace Harding
Expwy., Bayside.
CentralQueens YM/YWHA S.C. 67-
09 108th St., Forest Hills, 718.268.5011.
CCNS/Peter J. DellaMonica S.C. 23-56
Broadway, Astoria, 718.626.1500.
Corpus Christi Seniors
Fourth of July at the Cape contact
Christine 718.728.0848; Eileen W.
718.626.4888.
Jul. 3, 4, 5 (non-members welcome)
Flushing House 38-20 Bowne St., 347-
532-3025 or 718.762.3198.
Flushing-Fresh Meadows Jewish
Center 193-10 Peck Ave., Fresh
Meadows, 718.357.5100.
Forest Hills Senior Center 108-25 62nd
Dr., 718.699.1010.
Glenridge S.C. & Advisory Center
59-03 Summerfield St., Ridgewood
718.386.5136
Classic Movie Thursdays
Howard Beach Senior Ctr.
156-45 84th St. (entrance 85th St.),
Howard Beach, 718.738.8100.
Joint Public Affairs Committee for
Older Adults
212.402.1127.
Kew Gardens Community Center
Daily programs: art, music, dance, exercise, meditation, writing, cooking, comedy, self-defense, ESL, Mandarin, crafts,
health, women’s & men’s support &
health, etc. Call for schedule:
718.268.5960. 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd.,
Suite 202, Kew Gardens.
AARP free tax consultation
by appointment
The Descendants • May 24, 1:15 pm
Peter Cardella Senior Citizen Ctr.
68-52 Fresh Pond Rd., Ridgewood,
718.497.2908/ TTY718.497.2589
Pomonok Senior Center 67-09 Kissena
Blvd., Flushing, 718.591.3377.
Bingo • Mon. & Fri 10 am
Yoga • Thurs. 10 am
Knitting • Fri. 1 pm
Queens Interagency Council On
Aging
(QICA) Queens Borough Hall, 120-55
Queens Blvd., Room 319, Kew Gardens,

718.268.5954.
Rego Park Senior Center
93-29 Queens Blvd., Rego Park,
718.896.8511. Free membership, classes,
workshops, case assistance. Hot lunches
served.
Ridgewood Older Adult Center &
Services 59-14 70th Ave., Ridgewood,
718.456.2000.
Selfhelp Austin Street Senior Center,
106-06 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills,
718.520.8197.
Self-Help Benjamin Rosenthal S.C.
45-25 Kissena Blvd., Flushing,
718.459.5549.
Selfhelp Maspeth, 69-61 Grand Ave.,
Maspeth, 718.429.3636.
Steinway S.C. 20-43 Steinway St.,
Astoria; 718.728.8472.
Lunch Special
Suggested contribution $1.50 age 60+,
$3.50 under age 60 • Mon. - Fri.
Sunnyside Community Services
Center forActive OlderAdults
43-31 39th St., Sunnyside, 718.784.6173.
Others
MetroCard Van by Sen. Addabbo
-Howard Beach Senior Ctr. (see above)
May 30, 10 am
-Maspeth Federal Savings Bank (van
across the street) 56-18 69th St.,
718.335.1300. May 30, 1-3 pm
Street Fairs, Fleas, Markets
First Presbyterian Church in Jamaica
Street Fair International food, music,
dance, health screenings etc. 164th St.,
Jamaica Ave. - 89th St., Jamaica,
www.firstchurchjamaica.org.
May 26, 8:30 am - 6 pm
Strawberry Festival at Utopia
Playground Utopia Pkwy. & 73rd Ave.,
Fresh Meadows • Jun. 3, 12-4 pm
St. Raphael’s Church Flea Mkts.
Vendors invited, ($30/ 10-ft spots) 35-20
GreenpointAve., LIC, 718.729.8957.
Jun. 3, Jul. 1, Aug. 5, Sept. 9, Oct. 7; 9 am
- 4 pm
Woodside on the Move Summer Street
Festival Live performances, rides,
games, etc. Along Woodside Ave., 59th -
64th Sts. and along 61st St., Woodside -
Roosevelt Aves.
Jul. 7, 12-6 pm (Elected officials RSVP
by Jul. 2; Vendors and Community-
Based Orgs. reserve space by Jun. 22.
Call Adriana 718.476.8449. Free vendor
space for CBOs, literature only)

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