2012-10-10 / 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. Regularly occuring events are online.

Community Meetings

Clubs and Organizations
Bella Italia Mia Special Event ($35m/
$45 nm/ $10 11-18/ free under 11; concert, dance, dinner) Christ the King
H.S., 68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Paolucci
Ctr., 3rd Floor, door 10, Middle Village,
718.426.1240. Costumes encouraged.
Oct. 21, noon-5 pm (reserve now)
Clinton Democratic Club Mtg.
Speaking: Cgm. Israel, Sen. Avella,
Asm. Meng. Vallone & Vallone LLP,
25-59 Francis Lewis Blvd., Flushing,
718.428.7285 • Oct. 17, 7 pm
Flushing Camera Club
Flushing Hospital, Auditorium, 146-01
45 Ave. (enter Burling St.),
718.749.0643,
www.flushingcameraclub.org • Oct. 17
Fun w/Photoshop #3; Oct. 31 Photoshop
Elements Layers (1st, 3rd & 5th Weds.,
7:30 pm)
Taminent Regular Democratic Club
81st Annual Dinner Dance ($70 dinner
& dancing) Riccardo’s by the Bridge,
21-01 24 Ave., Astoria. Check/money
order pay to Taminent Regular
Democratic Club c/o Kimberly
Mullarkey, 18-29 21 Rd., Astoria, NY
11105. Message and ad opportunities in
journal. Info 347.728.6677 • Nov. 3rd, 7
pm cocktails (deadline Oct. 15)

Community Boards, Edu. & Pct.
Community Bd. 5 Health & Human
Svcs. Comm. Mtg. Queens Borough
Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., rm 213, Kew
Gardens. Info 718.366.1834.
Oct. 15, 7:30 pm
Community Bd. 6 Kew Gardens
Community Ctr., 80-02 Kew Gardens
Rd., Kew Gardens • Oct. 10, 7:45 pm
Queens Borough Board Queens
Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., 2nd
fl., Kew Gardens. Info 718.286.3000,
www.queensbp.org • Oct. 15, 5:30 pm
General Interest
Atlantic City Trip ($35) Helping Hands
for the Disabled NYC. Bus pickup at 30-
94 Crescent St., Astoria. Tix
www.fanfueled.com/event/ticketsiframe?
eventid=3609. Info 917.696.8115.
Oct. 12, 8:30 am-9 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)
Queens Econ. Devel. Corp. Info 718-
263-0546, www.queensny.org/qedc/
-Business Blueprint series Oct. 10,
Marketing: Guerrilla Publicity for Small
Businesses • Oct. 17, Having it All: Get
more Customers, more Sales and Live a
Life you Love.
-Queens StartUP! Business Plan
Competition Program - Sales and
Marketing Strategies.

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. 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
Nar-Anon: Self-help for relatives and
friends of those w addictions. NAMI.
Zucker Hillside Hosp., Sloman Aud., 266
St. & 76 Ave., Glen Oaks • Oct. 17, 7:30
pm (Sharing & Caring 6 pm)
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.
Thurs. to Nov. 8, 7-8 pm

Arts & Entertainment

Barnes & Noble
176-60 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows,
718.380.7077
Weekly Storytimes Weds., Sat., 11 am
Harry Potter Halloween Party,
Costume Contest • Oct. 13, 7 pm
Poetry Writing Workshop
Oct. 15, 7:30
Educator Open House
Oct. 16, 3:30-5:30 pm
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
Films of Kenji Misumi • To Oct. 14
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; Museum curator to
lead tour and discussion Oct. 14, 3 pm.
Exhibition: to Apr. 28, 2013
First Fridays (free) extended, 5-8 pm.
Nov. 2, Boundaries; Dec. 7, History
Queens College
65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing,
718.997.5000.
Year of India launch: Hindustani
Music of North America (free) LeFrak
Concert Hall • Oct. 12, 10 am
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 Museum of Art
Flushing Meadows Park, 718.592.
9700, www.queensmuseum.org
Fitness Fridays in Corona Plaza thru
Oct. 26, 11 am-noon
Film Series: Crisis and Leadership:
2-5 pm: State of the Union, Oct. 11;
Gabriel Over the White House, Oct.
18; Missiles of October, Oct. 25.
Hispanic Heritage Month: Bolivia in
Focus – Screening of “Insurgentes”
October 11, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Art Therapy for cancer patients and
survivors Oct. 14, 4-5:30 pm
MetLife Second Sundays for
Families: Archtober Edition, Detail of
the East River Bridges in the Panorama
of the City of New York • Oct. 14,
1:30 4 pm
Int’l Digital Photography Contest,
Visions of Death Deadline Oct. 19
Drop-in Family Workshops (free)
Sun. 1:30-4:30 pm
Caribbean Crossroads of the World
www.caribbeancrossroads.org.
To Jan. 6 2013
Ada Bobonis: Stages, Mountains,
Water To Jan. 6, 2013
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. 13, 2 pm
Secret Theatre Musicals, 44-02 23 St.,
LIC, tix www.secrettheatre.com.
Zombies ($18) • To Oct. 20 (Ovation Tix
866.811.4111)
York College Music
Concerts almost daily, Info: Music @
York College. 94-20 Guy R. Brewer
Blvd., Jamaica, 718-262-2000
Tiot Puente Jr. PAC • Oct. 13, 7 pm
Others
Kyrenia Opera Frank Sinatra School of
the Arts, 35-12 35 Ave., Astoria.
Oct. 13, 7:30 pm

Dinners
Taste of Sunnyside 3 ($25) Sunnyside
Comm. Svcs. Ballroom, 43-31 39 Ave.
www.sunnysideshines.org.
Oct. 15, 5-6:30 pm & 7:15-8:45 pm

Health
Central Queens YM & YWHA
67-09 108 Street, Forest Hills, 718-268-
5011, www.cqy.org.
Beautiful Souls author Eyal Press ($6
sugg.) Oct. 15, 1:30 pm
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)
Elmhurst Hospital Center
Auditorium, rm. A1-22, 79-01
Broadway, Elmhurst, 718.334.5175.
Healthy Eating, Healthy Living for
Teens Oct. 16, 6-7:30 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

Samuel Field Y Bay Terrace Ctr:
212-00 23rd Ave. Bayside, NY 11360.
Phone 718-423-6111 / Little Neck: 58-
20 Little Neck Pkwy., Little Neck,
718.225.6750 www.sfy.org.
Ongoing programs for developmentally
disabled children (ages 3-5; join any
time):
Monday Magic: Learn & Play Bay
Terrace Ctr. • Mon. 3-4:30 pm (as of
Oct. 15)
Gym and Creative Exploration Little
Neck • Weds. 3-4:30 pm (as of Oct.
10)
Election Day (Nov. 6) & Veteran’s
Day (Nov. 11) gatherings ($5 per
family, incl. snack)
Scan Van Mobile mammography,
appointments required 800.564.6868
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.
King Manor Museum
King Park, Jamaica Ave. at 153 St.,
Jamaica, 718.206.0545, www.kingmanor.
org. Hands-On History:
Harvest Time Oct. 20, 12-3 pm
All Aboard! Nov. 17, 12-3 pm
Decorate the Manor Dec. 15, 12-3 pm
Queens Historical Society
Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37 Ave.,
Flushing. 718.939.0647 x17.
www.queenshistoricalsociety.org.
Rockaway Beach lecture & signing by
author Vivian Carter
Oct. 14, 2:30-4:30 pm

Library Highlights

Queens Library
Call 718.990.0700, or visit
www.queenslibrary.org for program
information.
Central Library Storytelling Concert
Theme: Beginnings (free; all ages)
89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica.
Oct. 14, 1 pm

Parks & Recreation

Alley Pond Environmental Center
Pre-register for ALL events.
228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston,
718.229.4000, www.alleypond.com.
Autumn Antipasto at Papazzio’s
Fundraiser for APEC ($50/$90 couple)
Unlimited wine & beer, free babysitting
at APEC (5:15-7:45) 39-38 Bell Blvd.,
Bayside • Oct. 11, 5:30-7:30 pm
Adventure Hour: Learn About
Pumpkins ($16 parent&child pair)
ages 18-36 mos.
Oct. 14, 1:30-2:45 pm (Pre-register)
QC Bird Club: A Naturalist’s Half

Century Living On, Living With...
Restoring Landfills (free) • Oct. 17, 8
pm
Queens Botanical Garden
43-50 Main St., Flushing, 718.886.3800,
www.queensbotanical.org. (free adm.
after 4 pm Sun.)
Harvest Fest and Pumpkin Patch (free
w/ adm.; Patch add’l)
Oct. 14, 11 am-4:30 pm
HSBC Children’s Garden Fall Sessions
($12m/ $15nm) Leaf Collage
Oct. 27 2-4 pm.
Fragile Beauty: Jamaica Bay
Landscapes (ongoing)
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.)
Maze by Moonlight Sat. Oct. 13 to 9
pm.
Pick-Your-Own-Pumpkin (free adm. to
Pumpkin Patch) Sat., Sun., to Oct. 28,
11 am-4:30 pm (pumpkins also avail. MF at Gift Shop)
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

Senior Centers, Activities

AARP
Chapter 2889, Elks Lodge, 82-20 Queens
Blvd., Rego Park, 718.672.9890.
Meetings 1st & 3rd Weds., 12 pm:
-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
Queens Interagency Council on Aging
(QICA) Legislative Forum Queens
Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., rm
213, Kew Gardens. Info 718.268.5954.
Oct. 12, 9-11 am

Street Fairs, Fleas, Markets

Wonderful Woodhaven Street Festival
Restaurants also featured. Jamaica Ave.
from 80 St. to Woodhaven Blvd. Info
GWDC 718.805.0202 • Oct. 14, noo-6
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; special
events more) Christ the King H.S., 68-

02 Metropolitan Ave., Paolucci Ctr.,
3rd Floor, door 10, Middle Village,
718.426.1240. Monthly mtgs; lectures;
concerts; dinners.
Clinton Democratic Club Mtg.
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.italianfederation.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. 1 Mtg. Info 718-626-
1021. Every 3rd Tues.
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

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)
Queens Econ. Devel. Corp. Resources
for small business owners, entrepreneurs,
General Queens events. Info 718-263-
0546, www.queensny.org/qedc/
Greater Woodhaven Devel. Corp.
Mtg. New location: St. Thomas the
Apostle, 87-40 88 St., Woodhaven.
Every 4th Tues., 7:30 pm

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 Hosp., Sloman Aud., 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: New Men’s Support Group
forming (developing healthy relationship skills) 43-43 Bowne St., 1st
fl.,Flushing, 718.461.6393 • To Nov. 8,
Thurs., 7-8 pm
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.laguardiaper
formingarts.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 email 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.
[Bay Terrace location: 212-00 23rd
Ave. Bayside, NY 11360. Phone 718-
423-6111]
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
Elmhurst Hospital Center
Auditorium, rm. A1-22, 79-01
Broadway, Elmhurst, 718.334.5175.
No-cost Breast Cancer Screenings
Call 877-628-9090, appointment
required. Info www.AmericanItalian
Cancer.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
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 MF, 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.

Street 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

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