2012-11-14 / 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 FULL WEEKS prior to
publication.
Dates & times are subject to change, call
to confirm.
Recurring events are online only.

HOLIDAY/OBSERVANCES

114th Precinct Community Cncl.
Christmas Party For underprivileged
children. Astoria World Manor, 25-22
Astoria Blvd., Info 718.626.9327. To
Donate, make checks payable to 114th
Pct. Community Council, 34-16 Astoria
Blvd., Astoria NY, 11103.[114th Pct’s
next meeting: Nov. 27, 7 pm, Riccardo’s
by the Bridge, 21-01 24 Ave., Astoria]
Dec. 1, 9 am-12 pm
Helping Hands for the Disabled of
NYC
Help disabled adults enjoy
Thanksgiving with a tax-deductible
donation. For information, call
718.606.9712.
Thanksgiving Food Drive Sponsored
by Cncl. Crowley. Ridgewood Older
Adult Ctr. 64-77 Dry Harbor Rd.,
Middle Village
To Nov. 16. M-F, 9-5 pm, Sat., 10 am-2
pm.
Operation Christmas Child National
Collection Week Donate shoe boxes
full of toys, school supplies, hygiene
items for needy children overseas to
Samaritan’s Purse, for more collection
sites and info visit
www.samaritanspurse.org, 518.437.
0690. • To Nov. 19 at the following sites,
call 800.353.5949 for hours:
-Crystal Church of New York, 25-67
College Point Blvd., College Point.
-Corona Bible Baptist Church, 99-11 57
Ave., Corona.
-Howard Beach Assembly of God, 158-
31 99 St., Howard Beach.
-Queens Bible Church, 73-06 Cooper
Ave., Glendale.

COMMUNITY MEETINGS

Clubs and Organizations

Bella Italia Mia ($5m/ $7nm; special
events more) Christ the King H.S., 68-
02 Metropolitan Ave., Paolucci Ctr., 3rd
Floor, Middle Village, 718.426.1240.
Nov. 18, doors open at noon.

Community Boards, Educ. & Police Pcts.

110th Precinct Community Cncl. Mtg.
Guest: FDNY rep.VFW 150, 51-11 108
St., Corona, info 718.426.9112.
Nov. 19, 7 pm
Community Bd. 3 Board Mtg. ,
718.458.2707, www.cb3qn.nyc.gov. I.S.
227, 32-02 Junction Blvd., E. Elmhurst.

Nov. 15, 7:45 pm (Every 3rd Thurs.)
Community Bd. 5 Mtg: EPA rep. re:
Radiation Cleanup at 1127-1129
Irving Ave., Ridgewood, formerly the
Wolff-Alport Chemical Corp. Meeting
location: Christ the King H.S. Cafeteria,
68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle
Village. Nov. 14, 7:30 pm
Community Bd. 6 Mtg. Kew Gardens
Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens
Rd., Ste. 202. Info 718.263.9250.
Nov. 14, 7:45 pm
Queens Borough Board Queens
Borough Hall, 2nd Fl., 120-55 Queens
Blvd., Kew Gardens:
-Board Meeting: Major League Soccer
Stadium Proposal for Flushing
Meadows. Nov. 19, 5:30 pm
-Cabinet Meeting: 1-NYC Dep. of
Sanitation Report on Winter Snow Plan,
Queens 2-Recycling and Sustainability.
Nov. 20, 9:30 am

General Interest

Business-to-Business Trade Show and
Luncheon LIC Partnership. Terrace on
the Park, Flushing Meadows-Corona
Park, 52-11 111 St., Corona. No cost to
walk thru and network; to purchase
exhibit table, luncheon ticket, program
listing, visit www.licpartnership.org or
call 718.786.5300 x21 • Nov. 14, Trade
Show; 9 am-1 pm; Luncheon 12:30-2
pm
Disaster Relief for Small Business
Forum By Cgm. Meeks, Asm.
Scarborough. Help with SBA Disaster
Loan application and FEMA assistance.
Resorts World Casino, Aqueduct
Racetrack, Central Park Banquet Hall,
3rd Floor, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.,
Jamaica. Info: Meeks’ ofc.
718.725.6000, Scarborough’s ofc.
718.723.5412, York College SBDC
718.262.2880.
Nov. 16, 9 am-12 pm
District Leader Martha Flores-
Vazquez’ Community Meeting Guest
former Asm. Cncl. Julia Harrison. 45-00
Parsons Blvd., Flushing • Nov. 14, 7 pm
Public Notice: Inactive Hazardous
Waste Disposal Site Classification
Notice [Identifying, investigating and
cleaning up sites] For owners or renters
adjacent to former Cleaners Products
Supply, 50-45 Barnett Ave., Sunnyside.
Project related questions:
rxkeatin@ gw.dec.state.ny.us,
518.402.9768. Site-related health questions: BEEI@health.state.ny.us, 518-
402-7860.
Project Leaf Drop Off Leaves packaged in clear plastic bags. Glendale
Community Garden, 74-10 88 St.,
Glendale, Http://bignyc.org/leaf-dropoff Nov. 17, 9 am-12 pm.

Support Groups

NAMI Guest speaker Dr. Serani,

author of Living With Depression
(free) Zucker Hillside Hospital, Sloman
Auditorium, 266 St. & 76 Ave., Glen
Oaks, 718.470.8100 • Nov. 14, 7:30 pm
(family support group, 6 pm)

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Barnes & Noble
176-60 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows,
718.380.7077
-Discussion/ Signing: Greeks in
Queens (Images of America series)
Nov. 17, 1:30 pm
-Thanksgiving Storytime
Nov. 17, 11 am
-Thanksgiving Craft
Nov. 17, 11:30 am
-American Sign Language Storytime
Nov. 18, 1 pm
-Poetry Writing Workshop
Nov. 19, 7:30 pm

LaGuardia Community College
31-10 Thomson Ave., LIC.
718.482.5055, www.lagcc.cuny.edu/
www.laguardiaperformingarts.org.
-Anna in the Tropics ($5) at the Little
Theater, tix 718.482.5151. Nov. 14-18
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.
-First Fridays (free) extended, 5-8 pm.
Dec. 7, History
Queens College
65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing,
718.997.5000, www.qc.cuny.edu.
-Aaron Copland School of Music:
Chamber Music Live series ($95 subscription/ free for students, faculty, staff
of QC w ID) Info, res 718.997.3802 •
To Dec. 14. LeFrak Concert Hall, 10
am-12 pm
Queensborough Community College
Performing Arts Ctr., 222-05 56 Avenue
Bayside. Info, tix 718.631.6311,
www.visitqpac.org.
-Broadway’s Elite in Concert: Donna
McKechnie, Ken Page, Lee Roy Reams
perform hits from Cats, Ain’t
Misbehavin’, A Chorus Line, Sweet
Charity & more Nov. 18, 3 pm
-Rob Schneider RESCHEDULED:
Jan. 27, 8 pm
York College Music
Concerts almost daily, Info: Music @
York College. 94-20 Guy R. Brewer
Blvd., Jamaica, 718-262-2000
-Pianist Junior Mance Nov. 17, 7 pm

Arts Other

Ancient Drama Festival Hellenic
Cultural Ctr., 27-09 Crescent St.,
Astoria,
www.ancientdramafestival.blogspot.co
m.
To Nov. 18
Arts and Crafts Show by LeHavre
Community. Includes musical performance. 168-68 9 Ave., Whitestone.

Nov. 18, 11 am-3 pm
Astoria Symphony Orchestra
Diamond Concert Season (2012-13;
Season tickets $65/ $25 door each concert/ $20 door/ student, senior discounts/
under 12 free) St. Joseph’s Catholic
Church, 43-19 30 Ave., Astoria,
www.astoriamusic.org • To Jun. 2, 2013
Colombia de Fiesta with Mestizo
Dance Co. ($30/ $27 students, seniors/$ 25 Fridays) Thalia Spanish
Theatre, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave.,
Sunnyside, tix 718.729.3880 • To Dec. 9
Flux Factory 39-31 29 St., LIC, 718-
707-3362, www.fluxfactory.org.
-Open call for artists for Flux Factory
annual benefit.
Forest Hills Choir
-Magnificat by John Rutter ($20/ $15
students, seniors/ $5 children) Church in
the Gardens, 50 Ascan Ave., Forest
Hills. Info www.fhchoir.org. • Nov. 17,
4 pm
Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra
-Haydn Symphony #99 Eb Major etc.
Forest Hills Jewish Ctr., 106-06 Queens
Blvd., Forest Hills. Info 718.374.1627.
Nov. 18, 2 pm
Grant Writing ($10/ members free)
Queens Council of the Arts Greater
Astoria Historical Society, 35-20
Broadway, 4th fl. 646-734-4342. RSVP
required, www.queenscouncilarts.org.
Nov. 28, 6-8 pm.

DINNERS, FUNDRAISERS

Cyprus Children’s Fund of America
Honoring Stephen Cherpelis. Terrace on
the Park, 52-11 111 St., Flushing
Meadows Park. Info 212.696.4590.
Dec. 8, 7 pm
R.U.S.H. (Restaurants Unite for
Sandy Help) Concert for Victims of
Sandy ($10 door + $10 unlim’d food +
$10 bar/ $15 combo bar, food/ $5 child/
under 5 free) Music, food, drinks, kids
activities, Monster Raffle. Sunnyside
Community Svcs., 43-31 39 St.,
Sunnyside.
Nov. 18, 4-8 pm

HEALTH

Kids Turkey Trot Fun Run/Walk ($15
child/ $24 family to 3 children; $10/ $18
family-Before Nov. 22) Long Island
City YMCA, 32-23 Queens Blvd. Info
718.392.7932
Nov. 22, 9 am
Mount Sinai Queens
-Free health events at various locations, registration required, 718.267.
4333, (reg. and more events www.mshq.
org/events):
-Community CPR Training Class Nov.
20, 5:30 pm, Church of the Redeemer,
30-14 Crescent St., Astoria.
-Cervical Cancer: Early Detection and
Prevention, • Nov. 27, 6:30 pm, Family
Health Assoc., 31-60 21 St., Astoria.
-Free Blood Pressure Screenings:

-Nov. 14, 9-10 am, Steinway Senior Ctr.,
20-43 Steinway St., Astoria.
-Nov. 14, 10:30am-12 pm, Happy
Seniors, NW Astoria, Immaculate
Conception Church, 21-47 29 St.,
Astoria.

HISTORICAL SOCIETIES

King Manor Museum King Park,
Jamaica Ave. at 153 St., Jamaica,
718.206.0545, www.kingmanor.org.
Hands-On History:
-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.
-The Hand in Peril, lecture by Susan
Bachelder ($5m/ $8nm)
Nov. 18, 2:30-4:30 pm
Woodhaven Cultural & Historical
Society Emanuel United Church of
Christ, 91st Ave. & Woodhaven Blvd.,
Woodhaven, 718.846.1907.
-Speaker Vance Barbour: Geneology
Nov. 28, 1 pm

PARKS & RECREATION

Alley Pond Environmental Center
Pre-register for ALL events.
228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston,
718.229.4000, www.alleypond.com.
-Young Chefs: “Alphabet Soup” ($24)
ages 7-12
Nov. 17, 10:30 am-12 pm
-Creepy Crawlers ($22) ages 5-6
Nov. 17, 1:30-3:30 pm
-An Evening with the Stars with Mark
Freilich ($12 adults/ $7 ages 7-12) ages
7+ • Nov. 17, 7:30-9:30 pm
Leaf Fest in Demarco Park. Waterfront
beautification, all materials and refreshments provided for volunteers. Shore
Blvd. Betw. Ditmars & 20 Ave., Astoria
Nov. 17, 10 am-noon
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 Nov. 16 from
8:30am to 4pm
Western Queens Compost Initiative:
-Jackson Hts. Greenmarket, 34 Ave. &
77 St., Sundays, 9 am-Noon
-Queens Library, Steinway Branch, 21-
45 31 St., Astoria, Mondays, 6-7:30 pm
-Socrates Sculpture Park Greenmarket,
Vernon Blvd. & Broadway, LIC,
Saturdays, 9 am-12 pm, to Nov. 17
-Sunnyside Greenmarket, Skillman Ave.
42-43 Sts., Saturday mornings, to Nov.
17.
Voelker Orth Museum, Bird
Sanctuary and Victorian Garden 149-
19 38 Ave., Flushing, 718.359.6227,
www.vomuseum.org.
-Storybook Discovery Days

Nov. 17; 11 am-Noon
-For the Birds Make and view birdhouse exhibit • Nov. 18

SCHOOL EVENTS

La Guardia Community College 31-10
Thomson Ave., LIC. College Prep
Workshops. Register at www.laguardia.
edu/acereg or by calling 718-482-7244.
Room number given upon registration:
-How to Complete the Common
Application to CUNY; Review the
Essay
Nov. 14, 6 pm
Martin Luther School 60-02 Maspeth
Ave., Maspeth, 718.894.4000
-Academic Excellence Scholarship
Exam For 8th & 9th graders. Call to
apply 718.894.4000, www.Martin
LutherNYC. org. Nov. 17, 8:30 am
-Christmas Craft & Vendor Sale feat.
Tastefully Simple, Avon, Pampered
Chef, Park Lane Jewels, Maspeth Thrift
Shop & more. Vendors, call above number. Nov. 29, 4-8 pm
Monsignor McClancy’s Annual Fall
Auction, “Guys and Dolls” ($50 incl.
sit-down dinner, open bar, prizes)
Raffles, silent auction of sports figure,
celebrity, musician items. Riccardo’s by
the Bridge, 21-01 24 Ave., Astoria.
Donations accepted. Checks w name,
address, tix amount to: Monsignor
McClancy HS. Finance Ofc., 71-06 31st
Ave., East Elmhurst, NY 11370 • Nov.
16, 7 pm
Parent Empowerment Summit
Workshops for parents on education.
Childcare avail. (6-14 yrs.), translators
avail. (Spanish-Chinese-Korean. For
sign language, call 718.281.3786)
Registration required, call above number. JHS 185, 147-26 25 Drive,
Flushing.
Nov. 17, 9:30 am-2 pm

SENIOR CENTERS, ACTIVITIES

AARP
Chapter 2889, New Location: Knights
of Columbus Hall, 69-60 Grand Ave.,
Maspeth, 718.672.9890. Meetings 1st &
3rd Weds., 12 pm:
Nov. 21 Speaker TBA

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, Middle Village, 718.426.1240.
Monthly mtgs; lectures; concerts; dinners. Doors open at noon.
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 2nd Thurs., 7 pm (except 12/12)
VFW Post 4787 monthly meeting 19-
12 149 St., Whitestone. Every 2nd & 4th
Monday

Community Boards, Edu. & Pct.

110th Precinct Community Cncl. Mtg.
VFW 150, 51-11 108 St., Corona, info
718.426.9112.
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. 5 Mtg: EPA rep. on
Radiation Cleanup at 1127-1129 Irving
Ave., Ridgewood, formerly the Wolff-
Alport Chemical Corp. Christ the King
H.S. Cafeteria, 68-02 Metropolitan Ave.,
Middle Village
Nov. 14, 7:30 pm
*Community Bd. 6 Mtg. Kew Gardens
Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens
Rd., Ste. 202. Info 718.263.9250 • Nov.
14, 7:45 pm
Community Bd. 9 Mtg. For location

call 718.286.2686 • Every 2nd Tues.
*Comm. Dist. Ed. Council 26 M.S. 67,
51-60 Marathon Pkwy, Room B44A,
Little Neck. Info 718.631.6927,
Bayside.
Comm. Educ. Council 24 Mtg. Info.
718.418.8160, Glendale.
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. St. Thomas the Apostle, 87-40 88
St., Woodhaven.
Every 4th Tues., 7:30 pm

Support Groups

Al-Anon 21-64 41st St., Astoria,
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, 718.639.8370.
Jovenes (Youth) AA
www.jovenesqueensaa.com. 102- 08
Northern Blvd, Corona, 718.426.7467
Lexington Hearing & Speech Center
Hearing testing, infants to seniors,
www.lexnyc.org, 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.org,
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

ARTS

Barnes & Noble
176-60 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows,
718.380.7077
-Open Mic Poetry (2nd Mon.)
-Weekly Storytimes (Weds. and Sat.)
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.laguardiaperformingarts.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.
-Hammer, Chisel, Drill: Noguchi’s
Studio Practice Artist-in-Residence
weekends:
-Paul Chaleff, Jan. 12, 13
-Ayami Aoyam, Mar. 9, 10
-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, reservations
718.997.3802
To Dec. 14. LeFrak Concert Hall, 10
am-12 pm
-Godwin-Ternbach Museum 405
Klapper Hall, 718.997.4747, www.
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
-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
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

Arts Other

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.
Greek Theatre Workshop for
Children, Teens (8-18 yrs; lessons in
Greek; $60/month) 26-80 30 St.,
Astoria.
Sundays 11:30 am-1 pm thru May 2013
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) 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

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, (registration 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.
-Ongoing program for developmentally disabled children (ages 3-5; join any
time):
-Monday Magic: Learn & Play. Bay
Terrace location: 212-00 23rd Ave.,
718.423.6111. Mon. 3-4:30 pm
-Gym and Creative Exploration Weds.
3-4:30 pm
-Wednesday Night Singles ($7m/
$10nm refreshments included)
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

Health Other

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
(Especially O-Negative) To donate or
organize a drive, call NYCB
800.933.2566, www.nybloodcenter.org.

HISTORICAL SOCIETIES

Bayside Historical Society Fort Totten
Park, North of 212 St. and Cross Island
Pkwy. 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 Assoc.
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
Society Emanuel United Church of
Christ, 91st Ave. & Woodhaven Blvd.,
Woodhaven, 718.846.1907.

LiBRARY

Queens Library
Call 718.990.0700, or visit www.queen
slibrary.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
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.
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.

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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