2012-08-22 / 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.

Community Meetings
American Legion Post 298
30-61 87 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
Federation of Italian American
Organizations of Queens Wednesday
Concerts (7-9:30 pm) Athens Square
Park, 30 St. & 30 Ave., Astoria. Info:
718.204.2444, www.Italianfederation.
com, to Aug. 29 (no rain dates).
-Tino “Live Entertainment”
Aug. 22
-Damir & Joe • Aug. 29
Flushing Camera Club
Flushing Hospital, Auditorium, 146-01 45
Ave. (enter Burling St.), 718.749.0643,
www.flushingcameraclub.org • 1st, 3rd &
5th Weds., 7:30 pm
Sept. 5, “What I Did During the Summer”
Sept. 19, First competition
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 28th A.D.
Sizzler Restaurant, 100-27 Metropolitan
Ave., Forest Hills, 718.275.6005.
Every 3rd Tues., 7:30 pm
Community Boards, Edu. & Pct.
112th Precinct Community Council
Mtg. 68-40 Austin St., Forest Hills.
Every 3rd Weds., 7:30 pm
Community Bd. 2 Mtg. Sunnyside
Comm. Svcs., 43-31 39 St., Ground Fl.,
Sunnyside, info www.QueensCB.org,
718.533.8773 • Every 1st Thurs.
Community Bd. 3 Board Mtg. I.S. 227
Louis Armstrong School, 32-02 Junction
Blvd. E. Elmhurst, 718.458.2707,
www.cb3qn.nyc.gov • Every 3rd Thurs.
Community Bd. 4 Mtg. VFW Post 150,
51-11 108 St., Corona, 718.760.3141.
Every 2nd Tues.
Community Bd. 9 Mtg. For location call
718.286.2686 • Every 2nd Tues.
Comm. Educ. Council 24 Annual and
Calendar Mtgs. P.S. 153, 60-02 60th
Lane, Maspeth • Aug. 28, 6 & 7 pm
Comm. Educ. Council Dist. 25 Annual
and Calendar Mtgs. 30-48 Linden Pl.,
Rm. 407, Flushing, confirm 718.281.3786
Every 1st Weds., 7 pm
Greater Woodhaven Devel. Corp. Mtg.
St. Thomas the Apostle, 87-49 87 St., First
Floor, Woodhaven.
Every 4th Tues., 7:30 pm
General Interest
Animal Shelter/Rescue (donations
always appreciated):
-Animal Rescue pet adoptions,

718.224.8629 or 631.420.0425.
-Bobbi and the Strays Pet Rescue &
Adoption Center, 71-03 80 St., Glendale,
718.326.6070, www.bobbiandthe strays.org
-Muffin’s Pet Connection helps find
homes for pets. 718.833.7988 or
Battle of the Bands Free auditions.
Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway
Blvd., Jamaica, rwnewyork.com, e-mail
talentscouts@rwnework.com • To Aug. 31
Business Workshops by QEDC Reg/Info
-Aug. 22, 6:30-8:30 pm Gov. Cuomo’s
Business Outreach (free), Queens Library,
41-17 Main St., Flushing. Info
www.tax.ny.gov/help/outreach/aug_ 22_ 1
2.htm. Mwisa Chisunka 518.457.2398.
Free Summer Tennis Program age 5-18,
all levels. Cncl. Spkr. Quinn and Cncl.
Dromm-sponsored. New York Junior
Tennis League, Newtown H.S., 48-01
90th St., Elmhurst. Rackets and balls provided. Wear sneakers, bring water &
snacks • Mon.-Thurs., 9 am-12 pm, Fri. 9
am-4 pm (ongoing registration, in person
Free Tennis Cncl. Spkr. Quinn, Cncl.
Gennaro-sponsored. Pomonok Park, 65-
11 155 St., Flushing. Info www.nyjtl.org,
To Aug. 24, Tues. & Weds., 2-5 pm.
Golf Outing, fundraiser for Lexington
School for the Deaf
see schools section
MetroCard Van Visit By Sen. Addabbo.
For seniors, disabled reduced fair
applic.’s, for all to buy cards, etc. Howard
Beach Senior Ctr., 156-45 84 St., 10 amnoon, 718.738.8100; St. Margaret’s
Golden Age, 66-16 80 St., 1-3 pm,
718.326.0922. Info Addabbo’s ofc
718.738.1111, 718.497.1630.
Aug. 29 (see times above)
Mets Concerts, Games Citi Field,
Flushing. Info, tix Mets.com/concerts,
718.507.TIXX. After games, which start
7:10 pm:
-Merengue Night, Sergio Vargas Aug.
Medicaid and Food Stamp Screenings
Hosted by Cncl. Ferreras. Applics. and
questions. 32-33a Junction Blvd., E.
Elmhurst. By appointment: 718.651.1917
• Aug. 23, 9:30 am-3 pm
Movies on the Beach Rockaway Beach
Aug. 23, Cowboys & Aliens (rain date
Aug. 30) at Beach 73 St.
School Supply Drive by Asm. Goldfeder
Benefits Coalition for the Homeless:
Project Back to School. From folders to
backpacks to scientific calculators. Drop
off at Goldfeder’s district ofcs: 90-16
Rockaway Blvd., Rockaway; 108-14
Cross Bay Blvd., Ozone Park. Info
718.945.9550. To Sept. 14
School Supply Drive by Cncl. Van
Bramer Drop off at Van Bramer’s dist.
ofc., 47-01 Queens Blvd., Ste. 205,
Sunnyside; Queens Library locations:
Sunnyside branch 43-06 Greenpoint Ave.,
LIC; Woodside br. 54-22 Skillman Ave.,
Woodside; Court Square br. 25-01 Jackson

Ave., LIC; Long Island City br, 37-44 21
St., LIC; Broadway br., 40-20 Broadway,
LIC. • To Sept. 10

Support Groups
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 76 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,
266 St. & 76 Ave., Glen Oaks,
Narcotics Anonymous
www.westernqueensna.org, 718.962.6244
OCA 85-18 61 Rd., Rego Park, www.
917.443.0355 • Saturdays at 10:30 am
Overeaters Anonymous
42-11 155 St., Flushing Fridays
SMART Recovery
www.smartrecovery.org. 97-29 64 Rd.,
Rego Park, 212.631.1198 Sundays
Strong Kids Campaign (YMCA)
238-10 Hillside Ave., Bellerose,
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
Weekly Storytimes (Fresh Meadows):
Weds. and Sat., 11 am
Open Mic Poetry Sept. 3, 7:30 pm
(As of Oct., 2nd Mon.)
Flushing Town Hall
Northern Blvd. & Linden Place,
718.463.7700, www.flushingtownhall.org.
Free Sunday Concerts 1 pm dance lessons, 2 pm concerts: • Aug. 26, Great
Highland Bagpipes and Mor “The Pied
Pipers of NY”
Korean Culture Camp: Dragon Story
Reg. 718.463.7700 x241 • Aug. 22- 24, 11
am-3 pm.
Collage Art of Louis Armstrong: In the
Cause of Happiness
Sat. & Sun., 12 - 5 pm • Through 2013
LaGuardia Community College
31-10 Thomson Ave., LIC. 718.482.5055,
Louis Armstrong House (40 min. tours
$10/$7 seniors, students, children/ $0m,
children under 4) 34-56 107 St., Corona,
group rates: 718.478.8274.
Museum of the Moving Image
35 Ave. & 36 St., Astoria, 718.784.0077,

-See It Big! (series. $6-$12 includes
museum adm.) To Sept. 9
-Fist and Sword (series)
-Korean Cinema Showcase (series)
-City Glow
-Behind the Screen
Noguchi Museum ($10/ $5 seniors, student ID/ $0 under 12, NYC public H.S.
ID) 9-01 33 Rd., LIC, 718.204.7088,
Timeless Treasures (works from the 40s
and 50s) ($5-$10) • To Sep. 9
Summer Nights in the Garden (free)
short films, cash bar, permanent collection
galleries open, to Aug. 31.
1st Fri., 5:30-8 pm.
Music in the Garden (free w/ museum
admission) 2nd Sun., 3 pm
-Gyan Riley, Sept. 9 (classical, electric
Open Studio ($5) • 1st Sun.
Isamu Noguchi Catalogue Raisonne
Online: www.catalogue.noguchi.org.
Queens College
65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing,
Auditions for QC Choral Society
Info, www.qcchoralsociety.org to schedule audition 718.997.3818 or e-mail
jmsjhn@aol.com • Aug. 22, 6-8:30 pm;
Aug. 29, Sept. 5, 12, 6-7:15 pm
Queens Museum of Art
Flushing Meadows Park, 718.592.9700,
Target Passport Fridays: International
Outdoor Film, Dance & Music series
To Aug. 24, 6:30 pm dance/music, 8-10
pm film • Aug. 24: Puerto Rico.
World’s Fair Panorama of NYC
Queens Theatre
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
www.queenstheatre.org, 718.760.0064.
Queensborough Community College
Performing Arts Ctr., 222-05 56 Avenue
Bayside. Info, tix 718.631.6311,
Socrates Sculpture Park
32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC, 718.956.9819,
Outdoor Cinema, Festival of
International Film, Music, Dance and
Food (free) (programs/outdoorcinema.
php) To Aug. 22, 7 pm; films at sunset
(rain date Aug. 29) • Spring, Summer, Fall,
Winter...and Spring (South Korea), Aug.
Saturday Sculpture Workshops (programs/ workshops-kids.php) To Sept. 29,
12 pm-3 pm (rain/shine) • Aug. 25
Scarecrows • Sept. 1, Old to the New: The
T-shirt Project.
Scarecrows, featured workshop for
adults To Aug. 31, Sun. 2-6 pm, weekdays 4-8 pm
Summer Outdoor Artmaking Workshops Children. Info
Weekdays, Scarecrows, Aug. 23
Exercise Classes (yoga, capoeira, Pilates,
tai chi) Sat., Sun. to Sep. 30
Kayaking, SSP Beach at Hallets Cove
718.228.9214, www.licboathouse.org.
Sat. & Sun., to Oct. 7, 1-5 pm
“Folly” Residency and Exhibition for

Emerging Architects and Designers
To Oct. 21
GrowNYC Greenmarket
Sat., to Nov. 17, 8 am-4 pm
York College Music
Concerts almost daily, Info: Music @
York College. 94-20 Guy R. Brewer
Blvd., Jamaica, 718-262-2000.
Bloom Time Holiday Inn Manhattan
View, 39-05 29 St.; Space Realty Group
Gallery, 29-09 39 Ave., LIC • To Aug. 30
Blue Star Museums Free admission for
active-duty military service members and
their families. Info nyc.gov, or 311.
To Sept. 3
Calpulli Music, Mexican accordion class
($10 adults/ donation age 10-18) Astoria
School of Fine Arts, 38-01 23 Ave., 2nd
Fl., Astoria, 718.507.2617.
Emily Stedman: Relationships
Undressed M55 Art, 44-02 23 St., LIC,
718.729.2988, m55art.org.
To Sept. 1
Ladder Series: Staged Reading Series
for new plays ($7) Presented by the
Platform Group. The Creek and the Cave,
10-93 Jackson Ave., LIC, tix
-The Confession, Aug. 26, 1 pm, followed
by talkback w/ playwright, director, cast.
Laughing Devil Comedy Club Live
comedy acts, open mic, Weds.- Sun. 47-38
Vernon Blvd., LIC, 347.91.DEVIL,
www.LaughingDevil.com • Devil Science
Theater 3K ($5) Thurs., 10:30 pm,
www.DST3K.com; She-Devils ($20),
Sun., 8 pm.
Laughing Devil Development Stage
Open mic, writing workshops, sketches,
improv. Bread Box Cafe, 47-11 11 St. LIC
Thurs. 6 & 8 pm
Oratorio Society of Queens Auditions
For holiday concert (Dec. 16, rehearsal
every Mon., 7:45-10 pm). Reservation
required, 718.279.3006,
www.queensoratorio.org • Sept. 10 & 17,
7 pm
Poetry Writing Workshop ($125) Limit
5 students. Jackson Heights, nr. 74th St. &
Broadway. Info www.kctrommer.com.
Sept. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; 12-2 pm
Secret Theatre Musicals, 44-02 23 St.,
LIC, tix www.secrettheatre.com.
-Chekhov: The Seagull ($15 adv.)
Wandering Bark Theatre Co,
Sept. 5-15
Free hours or suggested donation museums: Flushing Town Hall (gallery)
Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning:
(Gallery free at all times)
King Manor Museum
Museum of the Moving Image:
(free Fridays 4-8 pm)
Noguchi Museum:
(First Fridays, pay what you wish)
Queens County Farm Museum
Queens Museum of Art
Sculpture Center

Dinners, Dances, Fundraisers
Astor Room’s Oyster and Beer Happy
Hour ($15 unlim’d oysters w/ Stella
Artois beer) Kaufman Astoria Studios,
34-12 36 St., Astoria, 718.255.1947.
Every Weds., 5-7 pm
Central Queens YM & YWHA 67-09
108 Street, Forest Hills, 718-268-5011,
Mount Sinai Queens
Health events at various locations, registration required, 718.267.4333, (reg. and
more events www.mshq.org/events):
Aug. 22, 4:30-7 pm, Breast Health
Screening and Educ., Astoria; Free Blood
Pressure Screenings: Weds. mornings,
Astoria and Jackson Hts., Sept. 5, 12, 19.
Samuel Field Y
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
refreshments incl.) Reservations, info
Ilene Yair 718.225.6750 x236. 2nd, 4th
Weds., 7 - 9 pm
Aug. 22, All there is to know about wine
Partner Abuse Counseling Program
Support, referrals to shelter and legal svcs.
Be The Match Bone marrow testing (simple cheek swab) for Jake and others.
Donations, volunteers needed. Hillcrest
Jewish Ctr., 183-02 Union Tpke.,
Flushing. Visit www.icla.org/give;
join.marrow.org/whywouldntyou; www.
facebook.com/matchjake; BeTheMatch.
org • Aug. 23, 11 am-2:30 pm
No-cost Breast Cancer Screenings Call
877-628-9090 for appt. Info
-Aug. 31, 10 am-5 pm, Amazing Medical
Svcs., 110-16 Sutphin Blvd., Jamaica.
Shop for a Cause ($5) 25% all Macy’s
items (sale items incl.) Benefits the Cross
Island YMCA. Good at all Macy’s. To
purchase, call Jame 718.551.9314,
ymcanyc.org/crossisland, info macys.com
/shopforacause • Aug. 25
Universal Blood Donors Needed (ONegative) To donate or organize a drive,
esp. in August, call NYCB 800.933.2566,
Bayside Historical Society
Fort Totten Park. For info visit
www.baysidehistorical.org, or call
Ongoing exhibits ($3 donation)
Native Bayside; The Castle; If The Hat
Fits; Virtual Exhibit: Take a Cruise
Through the History of Bayside 1639-
Central Queens Historical Association
A source for Queens photos not available
elsewhere; go to www.CQHA.net or call
Flushing Town Hall

Northern Blvd. & Linden Place,
718.463.7700, www.flushingtownhall.org.
(see Arts section for events)
Greater Astoria Historical Soc.
35-20 Broadway, 4th Fl., Astoria,
718.278.0700, www.astorialic.org.
Greater Ridgewood Historical
143-135 37 Ave., Flushing,718.465.1776.
Open to the public Sat.
King Manor Museum
King Park, Jamaica Ave. at 153 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, www.
Queens Historical Society
Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37 Ave.,
Flushing. 718.939.0647 x17.
Third Tuesday Movie Matinees ($3/$2
students and seniors/$0m)
Exhibit: Growing Up Queens: A Study
of Childhood in Our Unique Borough
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
-Summer Reading Program Children’s
Lib. Discovery Ctr. (Register
Free Online Training through Metrix-
Learning Solution (adults, teens) Free
training and certification exams in software. Required registration sessions at
various branches:
-Aug. 25, Long Island City Br., RSVP
-Aug. 27, Arverne, no RSVP req’d
Woodhaven Book Discussion Group
Woodhaven Br., 85-41 Forest Pkwy.,
718.849.1010 • 3rd Weds., 2 pm
Parks & Recreation
Alley Pond Environmental Center
Pre-register for ALL events.
228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston,
718.229.4000, www.alleypond.com.
Children’s Nature Programs (ages 18
mos. thru high school) weekdays, weekend, after school, birthday parties, internships. Ongoing.
Family & Adult Programs
Hiking Club, Astronomy, Knitting
Fun in the Sand ($12m/ $18nm)
Aug. 25, ages 5 & 6, 1:30-3 pm
APEC Blood Drive make appt., Liz, ext.
200, Aug. 22, 2-8 pm
Busy, Busy, Honey Bees! ($10m/ $16 nm
per child-adult pair) ages 4-10
Aug. 28, 10-11:30 am
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
Grand Central Pkwy., Whitestone Exwy.
bet. 111 St. and College Point Blvd., Park
Drive E / #7 train to Mets-Willets Pt.

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. (free adm.
after 4 pm Sun.)
Children’s Activity Table (free w/ adm)
Sundays, to Sept. 2, 1-4pm; Sat. Aug. 25,
1-4 pm
Farmer’s Market Friday
Every Friday through November 16 from
8:30am to 4pm
Electric Sounds of Earth (Eart’ Acte)
Pop favorites from 1940s-1990s.
August 26, 6pm
The Artist Within: the Urge to Create
(free w/ adm) Collection of the Jamaica
Estates Assn. • To Sept. 30
Queens County Farm Museum
73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park,
718.347.3276, www.queensfarm.org.
Queens Zoo
Interactive Discovery Center
53-51 111 St., Flushing Meadows-Corona
Park; 718.271.1500 or go to
Fall/Winter Education Programs ages 2
- adult, one-day classes start at
$35m/$40nm; series on wetlands, birds,
zoo camp $125m/$150nm.
Sept. 12 - Feb. 20
Voelker Orth Museum
149-19 38 Ave., Flushing,
718.359.6227, www.vomuseum.org.
Movies Under the Bridge Little Bay
Park, Bayside • Tues. eve.
Movies Under the Stars By Cncl.
Gennaro, Cunningham Park, 196 St. &
Union Tpke., Bayside, 8 pm • Happy Feet
2, Aug. 23, Close Encounters...Third
Kind, Aug. 27 (bring chair/blanket).
PAL Summer Play Streets sports, arts
and crafts, games, music, dance. At Louis
Armstrong Playground, Marconi
Playground, Playground 75, Rochedale
North Playground, Simeone Park, Travers
Park, West Bourne Playground.
To Aug. 24, Mon.-Fri., 9 am-5 pm
Summer Sundays at the Park (Travers
Park Play Street, free, 5 pm) 78 St.,
betw. 34 Ave. & Northern Blvd., Jackson
Hts., Sun., 5 pm.
-Aug. 26, 2 pm: Theatre for the New City
presents 99% Reduced Fat or You Can
Bank On Us; 5 pm: Dan Sheehan
Conspiracy (original rock).
Western Queens Compost Initiative
Drop off: Greenmarket, 34 Ave. & 77 St.,
Jackson Hts. • Sun. 9 am-12 pm

School Events, Reunions
Back to School & Children’s Health
Fair By Sen. Peralta, NQHCA,
HealthPlus. Gorman Playground, 85 St &
30 Ave., E. Elmhurst. Free supplies, giveaways, entertainment. Rain or shine.
Sept. 8, 10 am-3 pm
Christ the King H.S. Alumni & Friends
Golf Classic Cherry Valley Club, 28
Rockaway Ave. at 3rd St., Garden City.
Prize donations and sponsorships wel-

come. Info/reservations 718.366.7400
x272, e-mail alumni@ctkrhs.org.
Oct. 1, 8:45 am (deadline for reservations,
w/payment only, Sept. 24; deadline for
sponsorships Sept. 19)
Lexington School for the Deaf Golf
Outing ($225 per golfer/ $50 lunch only)
Also Honoree Lunch Reception, raffles,
gift bags, contests. 100% proceeds to to
vocational, clinical and after-school programs. To golf or sponsor contact
718.350.3027 or thanudel@lexnyc.org.
Clearview Golf Course, 202-12 Willets
Point Blvd., Flushing • Oct. 8, 7 am-4 pm

Senior Centers, Activities
Chapter 2889, Elks Lodge, 82-20 Queens
Blvd., Rego Park, 718.672.9890.
Meetings 1st & 3rd Weds., 12 pm
Astoria Restoration Assoc.
Help with Home Energy (HEAP)
Grants 31-28 Ditmars Blvd., Astoria,
718.726.0034. • Ongoing
Atria Kew Gardens & Lighthouse
International 117-01 84 Ave., Kew
Gardens, 718.441.0300.
Bayside S.C. 221-15 Horace Harding
Expwy., Bayside.
Benjamin Rosenthal Prince Street
Senior Center Selfhelp Community
Services, 45-25 Kissena Blvd., Flushing,
Central Queens YM/YWHA S.C. 67-09
108 St., Forest Hills, 718.268.5011.

CCNS/Peter J. DellaMonica S.C. 23-56
Broadway, Astoria, 718.626.1500.
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
Classic Movie Thursdays
Howard Beach Senior Ctr.
156-45 84 St. (entrance 85 St.), Howard
Beach, 718.738.8100.
Joint Public Affairs Committee for
Older Adults
Kew Gardens Community Center
80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202, Kew
Gardens, 718.268.5960. M-F, 10am-4pm
French class, Level I: Thurs. 12:30-1:30
pm; Level II 1:30-2:30 pm
Help w/ English by appointment
The Blind Side Aug. 28, 1 pm
Knitting Club Weds., 10 am
Creative Writing Mon. 10:30 am
Peter Cardella Senior Citizen Ctr.
68-52 Fresh Pond Rd., Ridgewood,
718.497.2908/ TTY 718.497.2589
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,
Rego Park Senior Center
93-29 Queens Blvd., Rego Park,
718.896.8511. Free membership, classes,
workshops, case assistance. Hot lunches
Ridgewood Older Adult Center &
Services 59-14 70 Ave., Ridgewood,
Selfhelp Austin Street Senior Center,
106-06 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills,
Self-Help Benjamin Rosenthal S.C.
45-25 Kissena Blvd., Flushing,
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
for Active Older Adults
43-31 39 St., Sunnyside, 718.784.6173.
MetroCard Van Visit By Sen. Addabbo.
For seniors, disabled reduced fair
applic.’s, for all to buy cards, etc. Howard
Beach Senior Ctr., 156-45 84 St., 10 amnoon, 718.738.8100; St. Margaret’s

Golden Age, 66-16 80 St., 1-3 pm,
718.326.0922. Info Addabbo’s ofc
718.738.1111, 718.497.1630.
Aug. 29 (see times above)
Street Fairs, Fleas, Markets
31st Street Festival, by Kiwanis Club of
Astoria Crafts, rides, North Shore Animal
League pet adoption mobile. 31 St., betw.
Ditmars Blvd. & 21 Ave.
Aug. 26, 12-6 pm
Astoria Greenmarket 14 St., betw. 31
Ave. & 31 Rd., www.grownyc.org/follow.
To Nov. 14, 8 am-3 pm (food stamps, benefit cards, etc. accepted)
Douglaston Greenmarket LIRR Station,
235 St. & 41 Ave. (food stamps, benefit
cards, etc. accepted)
To Nov. 18 (Sun. 8 am-3 pm)
Farmer’s Markets By HHC Hospitals
-Elmhurst Hosp. Ctr., 41 Ave., betw. 80 &
81 Sts. • To Nov. 20, Tues, 8 am-5 pm
-Queens Hospital Ctr., 164 St. & 82 Rd.,
Sidewalk Pavilion under East Bridge.
To mid Nov., Thurs. 8 am-4 pm
St. Raphael’s Church Flea Mkts.
Vendors invited, ($30/ 10-ft spots) 35-20
Greenpoint Ave., LIC, 718.729.8957.
Sept. 9, Oct. 7; 9 am - 4 pm
Sunnyside Summer Streets (Sat., 46 St.,
Queens Blvd. to Greenpoint Ave.):
Aug. 25, 2-4 pm, Jon Bates Band.

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