2012-12-12 / 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

-Breakfast With Santa At Applebee’s,
QEDC/QTC Benefit for Sandy victims ($10 incl. photo, full buffet)
Scrambled eggs, potatoes, sausage, pancakes, bacon, toast, orange juice, coffee, tea. Proceeds sent by QEDC/QTC
to Rockaway Waterfront Alliance. Tix
QEDC’s Rob MacKay 718.263.0546
x12, e-mail rmackay@queensny.org.
Four events at Applebee’s, 8:30-10 am:
Dec 19: 61-48 188 St, Fresh Meadows
Dec 22: 213-29 26 Ave, Bayside; 95-25
Queens Blvd, Rego Park; 38-01 35 Ave,
Astoria
-Cncl. Van Bramer’s Holiday Food
Drive Canned and non-perishable
foods, drop off at Van Bramer’s ofc,
47-01 Queens Blvd., Ste. 205,
Sunnyside. Info 718.383.9566;
Sunnyside branch, 43-06 Greenpoint
Avenue, Long Island City,
718.784.3033; Broadway branch,
4020 Broadway, Long Island City, 718.
721.2462; Woodside branch, 54-22
Skillman Avenue, Woodside,
718.429.4700; Court Square branch,
2501 Jackson Avenue, Long Island City,
718.937.2790; Long Island City
branch, 37-44 21 St, LIC, 718-752-
3720, Ravenswood Senior Ctr., 34-
34A, 12 St, LIC, 718.786.1550.
To Dec 19
-Holidays in Corona Plaza
Performances, ice sculpting, puppet
show etc. 103 St & Roosevelt Ave,
Corona, info 718.263.0546.
Fri, Sat, Sun to Dec 23
-BP Marshall’s Toy Drive for
Hurricane Sandy Communities Drop
off unwrapped toys to Queens Borough
Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd, 2nd Floor
reception, Kew Gardens • To Dec 19
-Santa’s Pic Stop Sunnyside Shines
office, 45-56 43 St, near 47 Ave,
Sunnyside. Tix from any Sunnyside
Shines business member; 3 free pics per
ticket, 1 ticket per family-additional
pictures may be purchased.
Dec 15 & 16, 12-5 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

COMMUNITY MEETINGS

CLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS
-Clinton Democratic Club Holiday
Party ($45) Patrizia’s of Bayside, 201-
10 Cross Island Pkwy. Info
718.428.7285 • Dec 12, 6 pm
-Comm. Educ. Council 24 Mtg. Info.
718.418.8160, Glendale. Dec 18

(Usually every 4th Tues.) Location
TBA.
-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 12: Photoshop to process snapshots; Holiday Party
-Maspeth Republican Club
Christmas Party ($35) Frank’s Deli
food, raffle, etc. Kowalinski Post, 61-57
Maspeth Ave. Reg 718.894.0335,
646.458.1946.
Dec 12, 7:45 pm

COMMUNITY BOARDS, EDU. &
PCT.
-Community Bd. 6 Kew Gardens
Community Ctr., 80-02 Kew Gardens
Rd, Ste. 202 • Dec 12, 7:45 pm (meets
every 2nd Weds)

GENERAL INTEREST
-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]
-Hurricane Sandy Relief Guide for
Businesses Queens Chamber of
Commerce, for local businesses
www.queenschamber.org.
-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.
-York College President’s Executive
Leadership Breakfast w NYS Labor
Dept. Commissioner Peter M. Rivera:
The Future of Job Opportunities in
New York State. York College, Daculty
Dining Room AC-2D01, 94-20 Guy
Brewer Blvd, Jamaica, register online:
www.york.cuny.edu/events/executive.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

FLUSHING TOWN HALL
Northern Blvd. & Linden Pl, 718.463.
7700 x222, www.flushingtownhall.org.
Donate & Receive 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: Kwanzaa Storytelling Workshop
($5/ members free) Dec 16, 1 pm;
Kwanzaa Celebration: Universal African
Dance and Drum Ensemble ($16nm/
$12m, students/ $10m children) Dec 16,
2:30 pm; The Nutcracker- A Christmas
Celebration ($16/ $12m, children/ $10 m
children) Dec 22, 1 pm and 3 pm Tickets
also for sale now, contact info above.

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

House.org.
-Special Holiday Historic House
Tours To Dec 31, reg. museum adm.

MUSEUM OF THE MOVING
IMAGE 35 Ave & 36 St, Astoria,
718.784.0077, 718.777.6800,
www.movingimage.us.
Spacewar! Video Games Blast Off
Highly interactive exhibit
Dec 15 - Mar 3, 2013

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
-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,
www.KupferbergCenter.org.
Dec 15, 7:30 pm
Alumni Art + Commentary: 1937-2012
The Student Experience Over Three-
Quarters of a Century Rosenthal Library
To Dec 21
Posters as History: Teaching with
Primary Sources Godwin-Ternbach
Museum. To Dec 21

QUEENSBOROUGH COMMUNITY
COLLEGE
Performing Arts Ctr., 222-05 56 Ave,
Bayside. Info, tix 718.631.6311,
www.visitqpac.org.
-Oratorio Society of Queens Annual
Holiday Concert ($30/ $25 seniors
(62+), student ID/ $10 age 12 and
under) Handel’s Messiah excerpts,
Christmas and Chanukah favorites. Tix
718.279.3006, www.QueensOratorio.
org • Dec 16, 4 pm

SECRET THEATRE 44-02 23 St, LIC,
718.392.0722
-Santaland ($10 incl. photo, gift, candy)
Dec 15, 16, 12-6 pm
-The Pig That Cried Wolf ($15/ $10 kids/
$40 family: 4 tix)
Dec 15, 11 am; Dec 16 3 pm
-Ho Ho Homicide ($15, $20 door; holiday attire encouraged) Winter Ball features murder mystery event & Santa’s
Workshop, free cocktails, music, raffles.
Dec 19, 7-11 pm

YORK COLLEGE MUSIC
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

ARTS OTHER

Arts and Crafts Exhibition Stathakion
Ctr., 22-51 19 St, Astoria,
www.hellenicsocieties.org • Dec 16, 3-8
pm
Astoria Symphony Orchestra Diamond
Concert Season (2012-13; Season tickets
$65/ $25 door each concert/ $20 door/ $15

student, senior/ under 12 free. $5 extra at
door) St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 43-19
30 Ave, Astoria, www.astoriamusic.org
To Jun 2, 2013
-Holiday Jubilee Bizet, Tchaikovsky,
Handel, sing-alongs, more • Dec 16, 5 pm
Flux Factory 39-31 29 St., LIC, 718-707-
3362, www.fluxfactory.org.
-Open call for artists for Flux Factory
annual benefit.
How Much Do I Owe You?
Bank of Manhattan Bldg, Clock Tower,
29-27 41 Ave, Queens Plaza North, LIC.
Dec 12, 6-9 pm (opening)
Dec 12-Mar 13, 2013
LeAp Student Art Exhibition at
Citigroup One Court Square, LIC, weekdays, 9 am-6 pm • To end of Jan
Winter Skating Show City Ice Pavilion,
47-32 32 Pl, LIC, 718.706.6667.
Dec 16, 4-5:20 pm

HEALTH
MOUNT SINAI QUEENS
Free health events at various locations, registration required, 718.267.
4333, (reg. and more events www.mshq.
org/events):
-Blood Pressure Screenings:
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

LIC YMCA 32-23 Queens Blvd
-Smart Eating for Busy People
Dec 14, 11 am
-Flu Vaccine Update • Dec 18, 11 am

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 ($5 per
family) Bay Terrace location: 212-00
23rd Ave, 718.423.6111. Mon 3-4:30
pm
-Gym and Creative Exploration ($5 per
family) Little Neck location. Weds 3-
4:30 pm
-Holiday Party, Little Neck
Dec 27, 1-2:30

HISTORICAL SOCIETIES

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

MAPLE GROVE CEMETERY The
Center at Maple Grove, 127-15 Kew
Gardens Rd, Kew Gardens,
Reservations and Info 718.523.1876,
www.friendsofmaplegrove.org.
-Voices That Blend: Carols n’ Cookies
n’ Cocoa n’ Cheer (free) plus video
Jacob’s Gift • Dec 14, 7-8:30 pm

PARKS & RECREATION
ALLEY POND ENVIRONMENTAL
CTR. Pre-register for ALL events.
228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston,
718.229.4000, www.alleypond.com.
-Young Chefs-Gingerbread House ($24
per child) ages 7-12.
Dec 15, 10:30 am-12 pm
-APEC Safari ($9 per child) ages 6-11.
Dec 15, 1-2 pm
-“Dino”mite Dinosaurs ($21 per child)
ages 5-6 • Dec 15, 1:30-3:30 pm
-An Evening w the Stars ($12/ $7 ages 7-
12) age 7+ • Dec 15, 7-9 pm
-Knitting Circle ($5) adults.
Dec 17, 6-8 pm

QUEENS BOTANICAL GARDEN
43-50 Main St, Flushing, 718.886.
3800, www.queensbotanical.org. (free
admission after 4 pm Sun.)
-Winter Solstice Celebration &
Holiday Marketplace (free) Artisans’
wares, children’s crafts, storytelling,
demos, music, bird & nature walk.
Dec 16, 11 am-4 pm

QUEENS COUNTY FARM MUSEUM 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy, Floral
Park, 718.347.3276,
www.queensfarm.org.
-Christmas Tree & Poinsettia Sale
benefits the museum • To Dec 24

SCHOOL EVENTS

LAGUARDIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE 31-10 Thomson Ave, LIC,
917.832.1138.
-Free Intro. Workshop on American
Sign Language Reservation required
www.laguardia.edu/ace/registration.aspx
(room number will then be given)
Dec 12, 5:45 - 7:15 pm

MARTIN LUTHER SCHOOL 60-02
Maspeth Ave, Maspeth, 718.894.4000,
www.martinluthernyc.org/
-Christmas Cookie Sale Fundraiser, 3
dozen/ $12 (Chocolate Chip, Sugar,
Butter, Oatmeal Raisin). MLS website
(above), click MLS downloads for order
form. Pick up Dec 14
-Readings and Carols (donation) Concert
Choir, Symphonic Band et al; traditional
and modern music. Gymnasium.
Dec 14, 7:30 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:
Dec 19: Meeting
FLUSHING HOUSE Flea Market 38-
20 Bowne St, Flushing • Dec 15, 9-4 pm
KEW GARDENS COMMUNITY
CTR. 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd, Suite
202, Kew Gardens, 718.268.5960. Open
M-F, 10am-4pm
-Men’s Group Dec 18, 11 am
-Design T-shirts, bags etc. Mon, 11 am
-Songwriting Mon, 10 am
-Comedy Workshop Fri, 10 am
-Vocal Lessons Dec 13, 1:30 pm

-Avoiding Falls Dec 19, 11 am

ONGOING; ORGANIZATIONS

(* = new info added)

COMMUNITY MEETINGS

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 21
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 (confirm
on website)
Queens Best Toastmasters Club
Public Speaking / Effective
Communication. Elmhurst Hospital,
Conference Rm. A-1-15, 79-01
Broadway.
1st, 3rd, 5th Sat, 10 am - 12:15 pm
Rego Hills Republican Club 28th A.D.
Sizzler Restaurant, 100-27
Metropolitan Ave, Forest Hills,
718.275.6005. Every 3rd Tues, 7:30 pm
United Forties Civic Assn. St Teresa
Parish Ctr., 50 Ave & 45 St, Woodside.
Every 2nd Thurs., 7 pm (except 12/12)
VFW Post 4787 monthly meeting 19-12
149 St, Whitestone. Every 2nd & 4th
Mon.

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: 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
Meets every 2nd Weds
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. Every 4th
Tues, except Dec. 18. location TBA.
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 Pl,
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.LouisArmstrong
House.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) LeFrak Concert
Hall, info, reservations 718.997.3802.
To Dec 14, 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 x500 or e-mail
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 ($5 per
family) Bay Terrace location: 212-00
23rd Ave, 718.423.6111. Mon 3-4:30
pm
-Gym and Creative Exploration ($5 per
family) 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,
www.nybloodcenter.org.
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

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 Branch, 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
months 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
between 111 St and College Point Blvd,
Park Drive E / #7 train to Mets-Willets
Point 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
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.

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