2012-10-03 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Annette Hanze Alberts.


Three Generations October 12, 2012 through January 5, 2013 at Queens Community Art Gallery, (QCC Art Gallery). This one of a kind exhibition features the works of three generations of the Aguilera family: Rafael Aguilera (1903-1998), Florencio Aguilera (1947- ) and Chencho Aguilera (1975- ). Their work, which captures the history of Ayamonte, Spain from 1903 to the present day, reflects each of these artists’ unique connection to and love for this historical and beautiful village. QCC Art Gallery CUNY is located at- 222-05 56th Ave. Bayside, NY 11364 718-631-6396 Three Generations October 12, 2012 through January 5, 2013 at Queens Community Art Gallery, (QCC Art Gallery). This one of a kind exhibition features the works of three generations of the Aguilera family: Rafael Aguilera (1903-1998), Florencio Aguilera (1947- ) and Chencho Aguilera (1975- ). Their work, which captures the history of Ayamonte, Spain from 1903 to the present day, reflects each of these artists’ unique connection to and love for this historical and beautiful village. QCC Art Gallery CUNY is located at- 222-05 56th Ave. Bayside, NY 11364 718-631-6396 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.

Holidays & Observance

Columbus Day Parade Sponsored by
Fed. Italian American Orgs. Queens.
Steinway St. & 30 Ave. to Astoria Blvd. &
31 St., Astoria

Community Meetings

Clubs and Organizations
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)
VFW Post 4787 Mtg. All who have
served overseas invited. 19-12 149 St.,
Whitestone • Oct. 8, 8 p.m.
Community Boards, Edu. & Pct.
Community Bd. 5 Christ the King H.S.,
cafeteria, 68-02 Metropolitan Ave.,
Middle Village • Oct. 10, 7:30 pm
Community Bd. 6 Kew Gardens
Community Ctr., 80-02 Kew Gardens
Rd., Kew Gardens • Oct. 10, 7:45 pm

Community Educ. Council Dist. 25
30-48 Linden Pl., rm 407, Flushing,
718.281.3786 • Oct. 3 meeting
RESCHEDULED to Oct. 4, 7 pm
General Interest
Golf Outing, Fundraiser for Lexington
School for the Deaf see Schools section
Oct. 8
Greek American Homeowners Assoc.
23-49 31 St., Astoria, 718.545.4046.
Oct. 3, 8 pm
Hispanic Heritage Celebration w/ Sen.
Peralta. Unisphere Gallery, Queens
Museum of Art, Flushing Meadows-
Corona Pk. Reservations 718.205.3881,
e-mail Peralta@gmail.com • Oct. 4, 6-8
pm
Hispanic Heritage Festival Langston
Hughes Library 100-01 Northern Blvd.,
Corona • Oct. 6, 12 pm
Housing Court Overview Repairs, eviction info Queens Boro. Hall, 120-55
Queens Blvd., rm 200 • Oct. 5, 10 am-12p
Immigration Deferred Action Prog.
Host Cgms. Maloney & Gutierrez et al.
LAGCC, 31-10 Thomson Ave., LIC.
Oct. 7, 11 am-12:30 pm
Immigration Legal Svcs, Free Cncl.
Weprin, 73-03 Bell Blvd., Oakland Gdns.
1st Tues. thru Jun. 4, 2013, 10 am-4 pm
(by appointment, 718.468.0137)

Oktoberfest Resorts World Casino NYC,
110-00 Rockaway Blvd., South Jamaica.
Oct. 7, 2 pm
Run for Congo Women NYC 5k
run/walk. Roosevelt Island. Info
www.runforcongowomen.org • Oct. 6
Sen. Addabbo Mobile Office Hours at
Queens Library branches Addabbo ofc.
Howard Beach 718. 738.1111; Middle
Village, 718.497.2630. All 5:30-7 pm:
Oct. 4, Maspeth br., 69-70 Grand Ave.
Oct. 11, Forest Hills br., 108-19 71 Ave.
Oct. 15, Ridgewood br. 20-12 Madison St.
Oct. 22, Middle Village br. 72-31
Metropolitan Ave. • Oct. 29, Woodhaven
br., 85-41 Forest Pkwy.
Support Groups
Queens Counseling Svcs. of Foundation
for Religion and Mental Health: New
Men’s Support Group forming (developing healthy relationship skills) 43-43
Bowne St., 1st fl.,Flushing,
718.461.6393.
Info 917.304.2036.
Oct. 4-Nov. 8, Thurs., 7-8 pm

Arts & Entertainment

Barnes & Noble
176-60 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows,
718.380.7077
Weekly Storytimes Weds., Sat., 11 am
Oct. 6, Star Wars Reads Day (come in

costume for contest)
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,
718.777.6800, www.movingimage.us.
Film After Film by J. Hoberman
To Oct. 28
Industry/Cinema: Installation by
Caroline Martel Amphitheater Gallery
To Oct. 28
DVD Dead Drop To Oct. 25
We Tripped El Hadji Diouf: The Story
of a Photoshop Thread Lobby
To Oct. 14
Aliens, Gadgets, and Guns: Designing
the World of Men In Black 3 In Behind
the Screen ongoing exhibit • to Oct. 8
Films of Kenji Misumi • Oct. 5-14
New York City Greek Film Festival
Oct. 6, 7
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.
Civic Action in print

Hammer, Chisel, Drill: Noguchi’s
Studio Practice Oct. 3 - Apr. 28, 2013
First Fridays (free) extended, 5-8 pm.
Oct. 5, Change; Nov. 2, Boundaries; Dec.
7, History
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
Queensborough Community College
Pat Cooper QPAC, Oct. 7, 3 pm
Others
Bubba’s Fish Market ($30/ $12.50 children) Black Spectrum Theatre, 177 St. &
Baisley Blvd., Jamaica, 718.723.1800
x14 Oct. 12-28, 4 pm & 8 pm
Epicenter of Graffiti Culture ($35) 5
Pointz, 45-46 Davis St., LIC.
Oct. 7 & 13, 2 pm
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:
Brilliant Rose • Oct. 7
Louie “K.R. One” Gaspard: Fistful of
Stars 28-17 38 Ave., LIC. Oct. 6, 7 pm
(RSVP to krstorm@optonline.net)
Secret Theatre Musicals, 44-02 23 St.,
LIC, tix www.secrettheatre.com.
Zombies ($18) • Oct. 4-20 (Ovation Tix
866.811.4111)

Dinners
Asm. Nolan, Luncheon Speaker ($20)
Dazies, 39-41 Queens Blvd., Sunnyside
Oct. 9, 12:30 pm

Health
Central Queens YM & YWHA 67-09
108 Street, Forest Hills, 718-268-5011,
www.cqy.org.
Computer Classes ($60m/$80nm; 8 sessions)

Fri. Oct. 19, 10-11:30 am; or 11:45
am-1:15 pm (Register now: call above, or
e-mail olderadults@cqy.org)
Others
Cross Island YMCA Open House 238-
10 Hillside Ave., Bellerose,
718.551.9314,
www.ymcanyc.org/crossisland.
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
Scan Van Mobile mammography,
appointments required 800.564.6868
Oct. 7, 9 am: Gujarati Samaj Hall, 173-15
Horace Harding Expwy, Queens Village.
Oct. 13, 9 am: Consulate General of
Ecuador, 67-21 Roosevelt Ave.,
Woodside

Historicals
Bayside Historical Society
Fort Totten Park. For info visit
www.baysidehistorical.org, or call
718.352.1548.
Totten Trot 5K Foot Race ($25 entry by
Oct. 10/ $30 Oct. 11-28) Bldg. 208 •
Oct. 28, 7:30 am check-in, 9 am start
(entry form www.baysidehistorical.org)
Greater Astoria Historical Soc.
35-20 Broadway, 4th Fl., Astoria,
718.278.0700, www.astorialic.org.
Silent Spring: History Roundtable
($5nm; free members GAHS,
Greenshores NYC, Newtown Creek
Alliance) Oct. 6, 1 pm
King Manor Museum
King Park, Jamaica Ave. at 153 St.,
Jamaica, 718.206.0545, www.kingmanor.
org.
Historic House Festival (reservation):
-Tea Time for Kids • Oct. 6, 1-3 pm
-Talking About History & Tea Tasting
Oct. 7, 3-5 pm
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.
Spirits Alive ($5/ children under 12
free) Oct. 6, 2-5 pm
Spirits Alive at Twilight (free) • Oct. 6,
6:30-8 pm, rain or shine; bring flashlight

Walking Tours w Carl Ballenas
Oct. 7, 10 am-1 pm
Queens Historical Society
Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37 Ave.,
Flushing. 718.939.0647 x17.
www.queenshistoricalsociety.org.
Eating Our Emotions • Oct. 7
Rockaway Beach lecture & signing by
author Vivian Carter
Oct. 14, 2:30-4:30 pm

Parks & Recreation

Alley Pond Environmental Center
Pre-register for ALL events.
228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston,
718.229.4000, www.alleypond.com.
Animal Care Trainee ($21 per child)
ages 8-12 • Oct. 6, 10 am-12 pm
Young Discoverers ($24 per child) ages
8-12 • Oct. 7, 10:30 am-12:30 pm
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: Oct. 7 (bird house), Oct.
27 (leaf collage).
Fragile Beauty: Jamaica Bay
Landscapes • Begins Oct. 9
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.
Pick-Your-Own-Pumpkin (free adm. to
Pumpkin Patch) Sat., Sun., Oct. 6-28, 11
am-4:30 pm (pumpkins also avail. M-F at
Gift Shop)
Apple Festival (free adm.)
Oct. 7, 11 am-4 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
Sunnyside Gardens Park
48-12 39 Ave., Sunnyside, 718.672.1555

Oktoberfest & Pumpkin Patch
Oct. 6, noon-dusk (rain date Oct. 7)

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 afterschool 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

AARP
Chapter 2889, Elks Lodge, 82-20 Queens
Blvd., Rego Park, 718.672.9890.
Meetings 1st & 3rd Weds., 12 pm:
-Preventing Falls w Sen. Addabbo &
VNSNY • Oct. 3
-Karaoke • Oct. 17
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)
Bay Terrace Country Club Fall Flea
Mkt and Festival 217-14 24 Ave.,
Bayside • Oct. 6, 11 am-4 pm
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

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
Communica-tion. 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.
Immigration Legal Svcs, Free
Cncl. Weprin, 73-03 Bell Blvd.,
Oakland Gdns. 1st Tues. thru Jun. 4,
2013, 10 am-4 pm (by appointment,
718.468.0137)

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
Queens Counseling Svcs. of

Foundation for Religion and
Mental Health 43-43 Bowne St.,
1st fl.,Flushing, 718.461.6393.
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

Ar ts
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.laguardi
aperformingarts.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, 718.777.6800,
www.movingimage.us.
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
(O-Negative) 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
Fragile Beauty: Jamaica Bay
Landscapes • Begins Oct. 9
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. Stay Well 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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