2012-11-28 / 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.


Christmas In Italy, Cristina
Fontanelli ($35, group rate, Bella Italia
Mia members) Symphony Space, 2537

Broadway, 95 St, Manhattan. Tix
212.864.5400 • Dec 1, 3 pm
Spirit of Christmas, the New York
Tenors: Daniel Rodriguez, Michael
Amante, Andy Cooney ($45, $55,
group rate, fundraiser Brooklyn-Queens
Diocese) Carnegie Hall, tix
718.457.4816 • Dec 19, 8 pm
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.
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.


-Angelo Graci Republican Club Christ
Lutheran Church Community Ctr, 101
Ave & 86 St, Ozone Park.
Nov 27, 8 pm

-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
Dec 5: competition judge announced
Dec 12: Photoshop to process snapshots; Holiday Party
-114th Precinct Community Council
Mtg Riccardo’s by the Bridge, 21-01

24 Ave, Astoria.
Nov 27, 7 pm
-Community Bd. 7 Mtg. 718.359.2800
Union Plaza Care Center, 33-23 Union
St, Flushing • Nov 26, 7 pm
-Comm. Dist. Ed. Council 26 M.S. 67,
51-60 Marathon Pkwy, Room B44A,
Little Neck. Info 718.631.6927,
Bayside • Nov 29, 7 pm
-Home Energy Assistance [HEAP]
Grants Astoria Restoration Assoc. free
help w applic. 31-28 Ditmars Blvd,
Astoria, 718.726.0034. [NYC Human
Resources info: 877.472.8411]
-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.


Northern Blvd. & Linden Pl, 718.463.
7700, www.flushingtownhall.org.
Accepting donations & giving show tix
(see needed items list on their Web site)
for Sandy victims, noon - 5 p.m. daily,
long as needed. To thank, FTH is donating
2 tix to any following show per donor;
excludes table pkgs: The Campbell
Brothers, Dec 2, 4 pm; Monthly Jazz Jam
(Special Guests: The Campbell Brothers),
Dec 5; Joe Bataan, King of Latin Soul,
Dec 8, 8 pm; Flushing Historic Houses:
Holiday House Tour, Dec 9, 1 pm;
Hanukkah Celebration: Shtreiml, Dec 9, 2
pm; Kwanzaa Storytelling Workshop, Dec
16, 1 pm; Kwanzaa Celebration: Universal
African Dance and Drum Ensemble, Dec
16, 2:30 pm; The Nutcracker- A Christmas
Celebration, Dec 22, 1 pm and 3 pm
Tickets also for sale now, contact info
(40 min. tours $10/$7 seniors, students, children/ $0m, children under
4) 34-56 107 St, Corona, group rates:
718.478.8274. www.LouisArmstrong
LAHM Gala Manhattan Penthouse, 80
Fifth Ave, Manhattan. Cocktails, hors
d’oeuvres, awards, dinner, performance
by David Ostwald’s Louis Armstrong
Centennial Band. Tix, sponsorship
pkgs, journal ads available.
Dec 4, 6 pm
22-25 Jackson Ave, LIC, 718.784.2084.
-Oneohtrix Point Never (DJ), Holly
Herndon, Ducktails (DJ) ($12) Sandy
Benefit. Co-presented w Pitchfork.
Dec 2, 4-7 pm
($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

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
-Christmas in Vienna, by the Vienna
Boys Choir ($20-$30) Kupferberg Center
for the Arts Colden Auditorium, corner of
the Long Island Expressway and Kissena
Blvd, Flushing. Tix 718.793.8080,
Dec 15, 7:30 pm
Performing Arts Ctr., 222-05 56 Ave,
Bayside. Info, tix 718.631.6311,
-Rob Schneider RESCHEDULED:
Jan 27, 2013, 8 pm
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
www.queenstheatre.org, 718.760.0064.
-You Say Tomato, I Say Shut Up! By
Annabelle Gurwitch and Jeff Kahn ($49
- $25) Nov 30 - Dec. 9
Concerts almost daily, Info: Music @
York College. 94-20 Guy R. Brewer
Blvd, Jamaica, 718-262-2000
-Toys For Tots w York College Big
Band Combo • Dec 12, 7 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.
-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.


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


BLOOD DRIVE by Asm. Miller 83-19
Woodhaven Blvd, Woodhaven. Bring
ID, eat well first. Info QHN Blood
Donor Prog, 718.334.2023.
Dec 8, 9 am-3 pm
67-09 108 St, Forest Hills, 718-268-
5011, www.cqy.org.

-Understanding Afghanistan By
Afghan American author of Game
Without Rules, Tamim Ansari ($6 sugg)
•Dec 3, 1:30 pm
Free health events at various locations, registration required, 718.267.
4333, (reg. and more events www.mshq.
-Blood Pressure Screenings:
Dec 5: Peter Dellamonica Senior Ctr,
23-56 Broadway, Astoria, 9-10 am;
Hellenic Cultural Ctr, 27-09 Crescent
St, Astoria, 10:15-11 am.
Dec 12: Steinway Senior Ctr, 20-43
Steinway St, Astoria, 9-10 am; Happy
Seniors NW Astoria, Immaculate
Conception Church, 21-47 29 St,
Astoria, 10:30 am-noon.
Dec 19: Catherine Sheridan Senior Ctr,
35-24 83 St, Jackson Hts, 9-10:30 am
-An Ounce of Prevention Catherine
Sheridan Senior Ctr, address above. Dec
5, 11 am
-Gut Feeling: Lower Your Risk for
Colorectal Cancer Family Health
Assoc, 31-60 21 St, Astoria.
Dec 6, 5:30 pm
SCREENINGS By Sen. Addabbo and
Amer. Italian Cancer Found. Call 877-
628-9090, appointment required. Info
Woodhaven Richmond Hill Volunteer
Ambulance Corps, 78-15 Jamaica Ave,
Woodhaven • Dec 1, 9 am-3:30 pm


Greater Astoria Historical Soc.
35-20 Broadway, 4th Fl, Astoria,
718.278.0700, www.astorialic.org.
-Book Extravaganza Fundraiser
Children’s, cookbooks, sports, history,
fiction, biographies, new books and tshirts for holiday shopping, etc.
Dec 8, 10 am-4 pm
King Manor Museum King Park,
Jamaica Ave at 153 St., Jamaica,
718.206.0545, www.kingmanor.org.
Hands-On History:
-Decorate the Manor Dec 15, 12-3 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

Queens Library Forest Hills 108-19
71 St/ Continental Ave.
-Getting Personal: Writing about
Your Family History w Bob Brody
Dec 1, 2:30 pm


Alley Pond Environmental Center
Pre-register for ALL events.
228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston,
718.229.4000, www.alleypond.com.
-Birthday Parties 2 hrs, educational, live

animals, craft project, trail walk. Call for
-Sea Turtle Rescue (free) adults
Dec 1, 3-4:30 pm
-Children’s Nature Photography ($66)
ages 6-11. Dec 1 & 8, 10:30 am-noon
-APEC Adventure Hour: Furry Friends
($16 per parent/child pair) ages 18-36
mos. • Dec 2, 1:30-2:45 pm
-Knitting Circle ($5) adults.
Dec 3 & 17, 6-8 pm
Leaf Fest by Green Shores NYC, raking
and composting at waterfront parks:
-Rainey Park 34 Ave & Vernon Blvd,
Dec 1, 10 am-noon
-Astoria Park 19 St & Hoyt Ave North,
Astoria • Dec 8, 10 am-noon
Queens Botanical Garden
43-50 Main St, Flushing, 718.886.
3800, www.queensbotanical.org. (free
admission after 4 pm Sun.)
-Jamaica Bay: Past, Present and
Future Don Riepe of Littoral Society,
presentation • Dec 2, 2-4 pm
-Winter Solstice Celebration &
Holiday Marketplace (free) Artisans’
wares, children’s crafts, storytelling,
demos, music, bird & nature walk.
Dec 16, 11 am-4 pm


Martin Luther School 60-02 Maspeth
Ave, Maspeth, 718.894.4000
-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


Chapter 2889, New Location: Knights of
Columbus Hall, 69-60 Grand Ave,
Maspeth, 718.672.9890. Meetings 1st &
3rd Weds, 12 pm:
Dec 5: Entertainment by Rock and Randy
Dec 19: Meeting only
67-09 Kissena Blvd, Flushing, 718.591.
3377. ESL for Chinese speakers Tues
& Thurs, 9-10:30 am; Learn Mandarin
Chinese Thurs, 1 pm; Knitting &
Crochet Thurs, 1 pm.


(* = newly added)



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,
Flushing Camera Club
Flushing Hospital, Auditorium, 146-01
45 Ave. (enter Burling St.),
www.flushingcameraclub.org • 1st, 3rd
& 5th Weds., 7:30 pm (confirm on Web
Queens Best Toastmasters Club
Public Speaking / Effective
Communica-tion. Elmhurst Hospital,
Conference Rm. A-1-15, 79-01
1st, 3rd, 5th Sat., 10 am - 12:15 pm
Rego Hills Republican Club 28th
Sizzler Restaurant, 100-27
Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills,
718.275.6005. Every 3rd Tues., 7:30
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

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
Community Bd. 4 Mtg. VFW Post
150, 51-11 108 St., Corona,
718.760.3141. Every 2nd Tues.
Community Bd. 5 Mtg: Christ the
King H.S. Cafeteria, 68-02
Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village
Community Bd. 6 Mtg. Kew Gardens
Community Center, 80-02 Kew
Gardens Rd., Ste. 202. Info
718.263.9250. Community Bd. 7 Mtg.
718.359.2800 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 (meets monthly, call for info).
Comm. Educ. Council 24 Mtg. Info.
718.418.8160, Glendale (meets monthly, call for info).
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
-Muffin’s Pet Connection Helps find
homes for pets. 718.833.7988 or
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.
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,
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
OCA 85-18 61 Rd., Rego Park, www.
917.443.0355. Saturdays at 10:30 am
Overeaters Anonymous
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,
Women’s Support Group
Kissena Jewish Center, 43-43 Bowne
St., Flushing, info & reg.
Alternating Thurs., 10 am


Barnes & Noble
176-60 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows,
-Open Mic Poetry (2nd Mon.)
-Weekly Storytimes (Weds. and Sat.)
Flushing Town Hall
Northern Blvd. & Linden Place,
718.463.7700, www.flushingtownhall.
LaGuardia Community College
31-10 Thomson Ave., LIC.
718.482.5055, www.lagcc.cuny.edu/
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.LouisArmstrong
MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave., LIC,
Museum of the Moving Image
35 Ave. & 36 St., Astoria,
718.784.0077, 718.777.6800,
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
-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,
-Aaron Copland School of Music
Concerts almost daily, info
-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.
Queens Museum of Art
Flushing Meadows Park, 718.592.
9700, www.queensmuseum.org.
-World’s Fair Panorama of NYC
-Drop-in Family Workshops (free)
Sun. 1:30-4:30 pm
-Caribbean Crossroads of the World
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,
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
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


Central Queens YM & YWHA 67-09
108 Street, Forest Hills, 718-268-5011,
-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
-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

Blood Donors Needed (Especially ONegative) To donate or organize a
drive, call NYCB 800.933.2566,
No-cost Breast Cancer Screenings
Call 877-628-9090, appointment
required. Info www.AmericanItalian
Scan Van Mobile Mammography
appointments required 800.564.6868


Bayside Historical Society Fort Totten
Park, North of 212 St. and Cross Island
Pkwy. For info visit
www.baysidehistorical.org, or call
-Center for the Women of New York
Women’s history, conference, career
education ctr., 207 Totten Ave., Fort
-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,
Queens Historical Society
Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37 Ave.,
Flushing. 718.939.0647 x17.
-Third Tuesday Movie Matinees
($3/$2 students and seniors/$0m)
-Exhibit: Growing Up Queens: A
Study of Childhood in Our Unique
Woodhaven Cultural & Historical
Society Emanuel United Church of
Christ, 91st Ave. & Woodhaven Blvd.,
Woodhaven, 718.846.1907.


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


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.)
-Fragile Beauty: Jamaica Bay
Queens County Farm Museum
73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park,
718.347.3276, www.queensfarm.org.
Queens Zoo
-Interactive Discovery Center
53-51 111 St., Flushing Meadows-
Corona Park; 718.271.1500 or go to
-Fall/Winter Education Programs
ages 2 - adult, (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


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
-Classic Movie Thursdays
Howard Beach Senior Ctr.
156-45 84 St. (entrance 85 St.),
Howard Beach, 718.738.8100.
Joint Public Affairs Committee for
Older Adults
Kew Gardens Community Center
80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202,
Kew Gardens, 718.268.5960. 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.) Relaxation Thurs,

10-11 am; French practice Mon. noon.
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.
ESL for Chinese speakers Tues &
Thurs, 9-10:30 am; Knitting &
Crochet now Thurs, 1 pm; Learn
Mandarin Chinese Thurs, 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,
Selfhelp Austin Street Senior Center,
106-06 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills,
Self-Help Benjamin Rosenthal S.C.

45-25 Kissena Blvd., Flushing,
Selfhelp Maspeth, 69-61 Grand Ave.,
Maspeth, 718.429.3636.
Steinway S.C. 20-43 Steinway St.,
Astoria; 718.728.8472.
-Lunch Special Suggested contribution
$1.50 age 60+, $3.50 under age 60.
Mon. - Fri.
Sunnyside Community Services
Center for Active Older Adults
43-31 39 St., Sunnyside, 718.784.6173.

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