2012-09-26 / 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

Clubs
Flushing Camera Club
Flushing Hospital, Auditorium, 146-01 45
Ave. (enter Burling St.), 718.749.0643,
www.flushingcameraclub.org • Oct. 3,
Competition; Oct. 17 Fun w/Photoshop
#3; Oct. 31 Photoshop Elements Layers
(1st, 3rd & 5th Weds., 7:30 pm)
Community Boards, Edu. & Pct.
Community Educ. Council Dist. 25
30-48 Linden Pl., rm 407, Flushing,
718.281.3786 • Oct. 3 meeting
RESCHEDULED to Oct. 4, 7 pm
Community Dist. Educ. Council 26
Annual Meeting, Election New Officers
M.S. 67, 51-60 Marathon Pkwy., rm.
B44A, Little Neck • Sept. 27, 7 pm
General Interest
Golf Outing, Fundraiser for Lexington
School for the Deaf see Schools section
Oct. 8
Homeowners Night w/ Cncl. Halloran
& HPD Reps. Foreclosure prevention,
code enforcement, property tax exemptions, building permits, lead/pest control,
low-interest repair loans, free homeowner
education courses, more. Church on the
Hill, 167-05 35th Ave., Flushing.
Sept. 28, 6:30-8 pm
Recycling Day Sen. Addabbo, Asm.
Miller. Seuffert Bandshell, Forest Park
parking lot, Forest Park Dr., 1 block west
of Woodhaven Blvd., Woodhaven. Info
718.738.1111.
Sept. 30, 10 am-3 pm (rain or shine)
Sen. Addabbo Mobile Office Hours
Addabbo ofc. Howard Beach 718.
738.1111; Middle Village, 718.497.2630.
Sept. 27, 5:30-7 pm, Queens Library at
Ozone Park, 92-34 Rockaway Blvd.,
718.845.3127; Oct. 1, Queens Library at
Glendale, 78-60 73 Pl., 718.821.4980.

Arts & Entertainment

Barnes & Noble
176-60 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows,
718.380.7077
Discussion/ Book Signing: Rockaway
Beach, New York (‘Images of America’
series) • Oct. 2, 5:30-7 pm
Flushing Town Hall
Northern Blvd. & Linden Place,
718.463.7700, www.flushingtownhall.org.
Fall Jazz, Family, Exhibition, Dance,
World Music Programs Order tickets by
Sept. 28 for 30% members discount, 20%
non-members discount.
Museum of the Moving Image

35 Ave. & 36 St., Astoria, 718.784.0077,
718.777.6888.
Film After Film Screening series based
on J. Holberman’s book ($9-$12 w
museum adm.) To Sept. 30
Noguchi Museum ($10/ $5 seniors, student ID/ $0 under 12, NYC public H.S.
ID) 9-01 33 Rd., LIC, 718.204.7088,
www.noguchi.org.
Hammer, Chisel, Drill: Noguchi’s
Studio Practice Oct. 3 - Apr. 28, 2013
Queens College
65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing,
718.997.5000.
Aaron Copland School of Music
Concerts almost daily, info 718.997.3800
-Chamber Music Live series ($95 subscription/ free for students, faculty, staff
of QC w ID) Info, res 718.997.3802
Oct. 12 - Dec. 14. LeFrak Concert Hall, 10
am-12 pm
Godwin-Ternbach Museum Re-Opens:
-H.A. Siggs Retrospective 405 Klapper
Hall, 718.997.4747, qcpages.qc.cuny.
edu/godwin-ternbach/.
To Oct. 26
Queens Theatre
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
www.queenstheatre.org, 718.760.0064.
Ella ($85) • Sept. 28, dinner, 6 pm; performance, 7:30 pm; post-performance
meet & greet, 10 pm
Socrates Sculpture Park
32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC, 718.956.9819,
wwwsocratessculpturepark.org.
Saturday Sculpture Workshops (programs/ workshops-kids.php) 12 pm-3 pm
(rain/shine) • Sept. 29, Shelter with Free
Style Arts Assn. (last wkshp)
Annual Benefit Honoring Artist Tony
Feher and Richard Flood Cocktails, boatrides, tour, music, buffet dinner.
Sept. 27, 6:30-9:30 pm
York College Music
Concerts almost daily, Info: Music @
York College. 94-20 Guy R. Brewer
Blvd., Jamaica, 718-262-2000
Royal Drummers of Burundi ($20/$10
students) PAC • Sept. 30, 4 pm
Others
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
www.theplatformgroup.org:
Zombie Love • Sept. 30; Brilliant Rose •
Oct. 7
Murder at the High School Reunion ($45
pp) Killing Company. Riccardo’s, 21-01
24 Ave., Astoria, 888.SHOOT-EM,
www.killingkompany.com.
Sept. 28, 8 pm

Health
Central Queens YM & YWHA 67-09

108 Street, Forest Hills, 718-268-5011,
www.cqy.org.
Ballet Classes w. Yana Volkova, Mon. and
Fri., ages 5-12, info ext. 500 or e-mail
dberman@cqy.org. Register now.
Sunday Dance Classes Creative
Movement, 3-4 yrs. old, 12-12:45 pm;
Dance Dynamics: 8-12 yrs. old, 1-2 pm
and 5-7 yrs. old, 2-3 pm.
Mount Sinai Queens
Health events at various locations, registration required, 718.267.4333, (reg. and
more events www.mshq.org/events):
• CPR for Everyone, Sept. 25, 6:30 pm,
Astoria • Cancer Treatment: How Chemo
and Radiation Work, Sept. 27, 11 am,
Astoria • Back to School in Good Health,
Sept. 28, 9 am, LIC • Free Blood Pressure
Screenings: Weds. mornings, Astoria and
Jackson Hts., Sept. 19.

Others
Cross Island YMCA Open House 238-
10 Hillside Ave., Bellerose, 718.551.9314,
www.ymcanyc.org/crossisland.
Sept. 27, 5-8 pm; Oct. 6, 12-4 pm
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
Flushing Meadow-Corona Park, 111 St.
betw. 54 & 55 Ave. 718.261.1092, e-mail
Queens.Strides@Cancer.org • Oct. 21
No-cost Breast Cancer Screenings
Appointment required, 877-628-9090.
Info www.AmericanItalianCancer.org.
-Sept. 26, Maspeth Federal Savings (parking lot-upper level) 56-18 69 St., Maspeth
Queens Walk to End Alzheimer’s
Memory Wall avail.; dogs welcome.
Flushing Meadows Park, 56 Ave. & 111
St., Flushing, 646.744.2919, email
walk@alznyc.org • Sept. 30, 9-11:30 am.
NYC Walk4Hearing With Queens
College Speech and Hearing Ctr.
Riverside Park, W97 St. & Riverside Dr.
Info & pre-reg. www.walk4hearing.org.
Sept. 30, 9 am (reg.), 10 am (walk)
Scan Van Mobile mammography,
appointments required 800.564.6868
Sept. 30, 9 am: Gujarati Samaj Hall, 173-
15 Horace Harding Expwy, Far Rockaway
Oct. 2, 9 am: Pentacostal City Mission
Church, 1618 Northern Blvd., Flushing

Historicals
Bayside Historical Society
Fort Totten Park. For info visit
www.baysidehistorical.org, or call
718.352.1548.
The Castle 208 Totten Avenue:
-Society General Mtg. and discussion of
current exhibition, “A Bridge to
Bayside, a Corridor Through a
Community” ($5 nm/ $0m)
Sept. 27, 7-9 pm
-The Life of General A.P. Hill (1825-
1865), The Man in the Red Battle Shirt

($12 nm/ $8m) • Sept. 30, 2 pm
Greater Astoria Historical Soc.
35-20 Broadway, 4th Fl., Astoria,
718.278.0700, www.astorialic.org.
On the Waterfront ($5nm/ $0m)
Oct. 1, 7 pm
King Manor Museum
King Park, Jamaica Ave. at 153 St.,
Jamaica, 718.206.0545,
www.kingmanor.org.
Old Hock & Bach: Queens College
Baroque Ensemble ($25nm/$20m/$10
students) • Sept. 28, 6 pm cocktails; 6:30-
7:30 pm concert
Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Soc.
93-34 91st Ave., Woodhaven,
718.846.1907.
Self Defense at Emanuel United Church
of Christ, 91 Ave. & Woodhaven Blvd.
Sept. 26, 1 pm CANCELLED

Library Highlights

Ridgewood Library 20-12 Madison St.,
Ridgewood.
-Sept. 29: Latin Beat, streams live from
Lincoln Ctr.; Fun Day.

Parks & Recreation

Alley Pond Environmental Center
Pre-register for ALL events.
228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston,
718.229.4000, www.alleypond.com.
Nature Education Programs from 18
mos. - high school, 1-time events & 3
month courses (Sept. - Dec.) Reg. now.
Queens Botanical Garden
43-50 Main St., Flushing, 718.886.3800,
www.queensbotanical.org. (free adm.
after 4 pm Sun.)
HSBC Children’s Garden Fall Sessions
($12m/ $15nm; all four sessions $45m/
$55nm) 2-4 pm; Sept. 29 (cooking), Oct.
7 (bird house), Oct. 27 (leaf collage).
Community Volunteer Day
Sept. 29, 10 am-1 pm
NYC Compost Project in Queens:
Compost Tabling at the Little Neck Bay
Festival Alley Pond Environ. Ctr., 228-06
Northern Blvd., Douglaston.
Sept. 29, 11 am-3 pm
NYC Compost Project in Queens: Fall
Lawn Care ($5) Reg. required
718.539.5296 • Sept. 30, 1-4 pm
Autumn Moon Festival (free w/ Garden
Adm.) By NY Chinese Cultural Ctr.
Sept. 30, 4-6 pm
Queens County Farm Museum
73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park,
718.347.3276, www.queensfarm.org.
Amazing Maize Maze ($9/ $5 ages 4-
11/free 3 and under) • To Oct. 28, 11 am-
4:30 pm (Sat. & Sun.) & Mon. Oct. 8, 11
am-4:30 pm
-Maze by Moonlight Sat. Oct. 6 & 13

until 9 pm.
Queens Zoo
Interactive Discovery Center
53-51 111 St., Flushing Meadows-Corona
Park; 718.271.1500 or go to
www.queenszoo.com.
Fall/Winter Education Programs ages 2
- adult, one-day classes start at
$35m/$40nm; series on wetlands, birds,
zoo camp $125m/$150nm.
To Feb. 20, 2013
Voelker Orth Museum, Bird Sanctuary
and Victorian Garden
149-19 38 Ave., Flushing,
718.359.6227, www.vomuseum.org.
Oktoberfest in the Garden and Preview
of exhibit For the Birds! ($30/ $25 nm)
Sept. 29, 5:30-8:30 pm

School Events, Reunions
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

City Parks Seniors Fitness Free tennis,
yoga and fitness walking at Astoria Park,
Cunningham Park, Flushing Meadows-
Corona Park, and Roy Wilkins Park,
www.CityParksFoundation.org,
718.760.6999.
To Nov. 2

Street Fairs, Fleas, Markets
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.
Oct. 7; 9 am - 4 pm

Ongoing Events

Community Organizations

Clubs
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
Bella Italia Mia ($5m/ $7nm) Christ the
King H.S., 68-02 Metropolitan Ave.,
Paolucci Ctr., 3rd Floor, door 10, Middle
Village. Meetings once a month.
Clinton Democratic Club Mtg. w/ Asm.
Meng Vallone & Vallone LLP, 25-59
Francis Lewis Blvd., Flushing,
718.428.7285
Federation of Italian American
Organizations of Queens 29-21 21st
Ave., Astoria, 718.204.2444, www.Italian
federation.com.
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
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
United Forties Civic Assn. St Teresa
Parish Ctr., 50 Ave. & 45 St., Woodside.
Every second Thurs., 7 pm (except 12/12)

Community Boards, Edu. & Pct.
112th Precinct Community Cncl. Mtg.
68-40 Austin St., Forest Hills.
Every 3rd Weds., 7:30 pm
114th Precinct Community Cncl. Mtg.
Riccardo’s by the Bridge, 21-01 24th Ave.
LIC. Every 4th Tues., 7 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., 7 pm
Community Bd. 3 Board Mtg. ,
718.458.2707, www.cb3qn.nyc.gov.
Every 3rd Thurs. (call for time and location) 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 Dist. 25 Mtg. 30-
48 Linden Pl., Rm. 407, Flushing, confirm
718.281.3786 • Every 1st Weds., 7 pm
Greater Woodhaven Devel. Corp. Mtg.
New location: St. Thomas the Apostle, 87-
40 88 St., 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 /Adopt.aspx.
-Muffin’s Pet Connection Helps find
homes for pets. 718.833.7988 or
www.muffins.org.

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 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,
718.347.7284
Narcotics Anonymous
www.westernqueensna.org, 718.962.6244
OCA 85-18 61 Rd., Rego Park, www.
obsessivecompulsiveanonymous,
917.443.0355 • Saturdays at 10:30 am
Overeaters Anonymous
www.queensoa.org
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,
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

Barnes & Noble
176-60 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows,
718.380.7077
Open Mic Poetry (As of Oct., 2nd Mon.)
Weekly Storytimes (Weds. and Sat.)
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.
Flushing Town Hall
Northern Blvd. & Linden Place,
718.463.7700, www.flushingtownhall.org.

LaGuardia Community College
31-10 Thomson Ave., LIC. 718.482.5055,
www.lagcc.cuny.edu/www.laguardiaperfo
rmingarts.org.
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.
www.LouisArmstrongHouse.org.
MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave., LIC,
718.784.2084.
Museum of the Moving Image
35 Ave. & 36 St., Astoria, 718.784.0077,
718.777.6888.
Noguchi Museum ($10/ $5 seniors, student ID/ $0 under 12, NYC public H.S.
ID) 9-01 33 Rd., LIC, 718.204.7088,
www.noguchi.org.
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
Concerts almost daily, info 718.997.3800
Chamber Music Live series ($95 subscription/ free for students, faculty, staff
of QC w ID) Info, res 718.997.3802
Oct. 12 - Dec. 14. LeFrak Concert Hall, 10
am-12 pm
Godwin-Ternbach Museum 405 Klapper
Hall, 718.997.4747, qcpages.qc.cuny.
edu/godwin-ternbach/.
Queens Museum of Art
Flushing Meadows Park, 718.592.9700,
www.queensmuseum.org.
World’s Fair Panorama of NYC
Ongoing
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,
www.visitqpac.org.
Socrates Sculpture Park
32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC, 718.956.9819,
wwwsocratessculpturepark.org.
York College Music
Concerts almost daily, Info: Music @
York College. 94-20 Guy R. Brewer
Blvd., Jamaica, 718-262-2000
Others
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
Secret Theatre Musicals, 44-02 23 St.,
LIC, tix www.secrettheatre.com.
-Children’s Musicals, altern. Sat. 2 pm
($10 children/ $15 adults/ $40 family, 4 tix
$40) Pirate Pete’s Parrot / Dotty’s Dot
Free hours or suggested donation museums: Flushing Town Hall (gallery)
Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning:
(Gallery free at all times)
King Manor Museum
MoMA PS1
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

Health
Central Queens YM & YWHA 67-09
108 Street, Forest Hills, 718-268-5011,
www.cqy.org.
Play Gym Pre-register
Ballet Classes w. Yana Volkova, Mon. and
Fri., ages 5-12, info ext. 500 or e-mail
dberman@cqy.org. Register now.
Mount Sinai Queens
Health events at various locations, registration required, 718.267.4333, (reg. and
more events www.mshq.org/events).
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
Partner Abuse Counseling Program
Support, referrals to shelter and legal svcs.
Ongoing
Others
No-cost Breast Cancer Screenings Call
877-628-9090, appointment required. Info
www.AmericanItalianCancer.org.
Scan Van Mobile mammography,
appointments required 800.564.6868
Universal Blood Donors Needed (ONegative) To donate or organize a drive,
call NYCB 800.933.2566,
www.nybloodcenter.org.

Historicals
Bayside Historical Society
Fort Totten Park. For info visit
www.baysidehistorical.org, or call
718.352.1548.
Center for the Women of New York
Women’s history, conference, career education ctr., 207 Totten Ave., Fort Totten.
Ongoing exhibits ($3 donation)
Native Bayside; The Castle; If The Hat
Fits; Virtual Exhibit: Take a Cruise
Through the History of Bayside 1639-
2000.
Central Queens Historical Association
A source 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.
(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.
friendsofmaplegrove.org.
Queens Historical Society
Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37 Ave.,
Flushing. 718.939.0647 x17.
www.queenshistoricalsociety.org.
Third Tuesday Movie Matinees ($3/$2
students and seniors/$0m)
Exhibit: Growing Up Queens: A Study
of Childhood in Our Unique Borough
Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Soc.
93-34 91st Ave., Woodhaven,
718.846.1907.

Library
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
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
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.
Station.
Forest Park Union Tpke. & Park Lane
Fort Totten
Fort Totten Visitor Center, Bldg. 502,
North of 212 St. and Cross Island
Pkwy.(see Historical section).
Queens Botanical Garden
43-50 Main St., Flushing, 718.886.3800,
www.queensbotanical.org. (free adm.
after 4 pm Sun.)
Farmer’s Market Friday
Every Friday through November 16 from
8:30am to 4pm
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
www.queenszoo.com.
Fall/Winter Education Programs ages 2
- adult, (see Calendar) To Feb. 20, 2013
Voelker Orth Museum, Bird Sanctuary
and Victorian Garden
149-19 38 Ave., Flushing,
718.359.6227, www.vomuseum.org.
Others
Western Queens Compost Initiative
Drop off: Greenmarket, 34 Ave. & 77 St.,
Jackson Hts. • Sun. 9 am-12 pm

Senior Centers, Activities

AARP
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,
718.886.5777.
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
718.386.5136
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
212.402.1127.
Kew Gardens Community Center
80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202, Kew
Gardens, 718.268.5960. Open M-F, 10am-
4pm. StayWell exercise Tues. 10 am; Tai
Chi Fri. 10-11 am; Yoga Fri. 11 am; Belly
Dancing Weds. noon; Games Mon.,
Tues., Weds., Fri., 1-4 pm; Computer
Lab M-F 10 am-4 pm (assistance avail.)
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,
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 70 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
for Active Older Adults
43-31 39 St., Sunnyside, 718.784.6173.

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