2013-01-09 / 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.

COMMUNITY MEETINGS

CLUBS

Clinton Democratic Club Mtg.
Vallone & Vallone LLP, 25-59 Francis
Lewis Blvd, Flushing, 718.428.7285.
Jan 16, 7 pm
Flushing Camera Club Flushing
Hospital auditorium, 146-01 45 Ave,
entrance 45 Ave & Burling St, 5th
Floor.
-Exposure Time • Jan 16, 7:15 pm
-Show & Tell • Jan 30, 7:15 pm
Vietnam Veterans of America, Queens
Chapter 32 New location: 19-12 149
St, Whitestone, 11357, 718.830.0037
(previously at 88-61 76 Ave, Glendale).

COMMUNITY BOARDS, EDU. &
PCT.

112th Precinct Community Council
Mtg. 68-40 Austin St., Forest Hills.
Every 3rd Weds, 7:30 pm
-Subway Safety Jan 16
Community Bd. 6 Public Mtg. Kew
Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew
Gardens Rd, Ste. 202. Info
718.263.9250 (Meets every 2nd Weds)
Jan 9, 7:45 pm
Community Bd. 7 133-32 41 Rd, Room
3B, Flushing, 718.359.2800.
-Review Citywide Statement of Needs
Describes city facilities which are proposed for siting, closing or expansion
for fiscal years 2014-15, part of a fair
share planning process. Residents of
CB 7 are invited to review these documents at above location.
M-F, 10 am-4 pm
-Public Hearing and Regular Mtg.
Jan 14, 7 pm

GENERAL INTEREST

AmericaWorks Recruiting, screening,
support. www.americaworks.com, 212.
599.5627.
Arbor Day Poster Contest 5th grade students esp. in science and art. Info
www.dec.ny.gov/education/25420.html.
Jan 17 deadline
Business Assistance Calendar For business owners seeking assistance in skills.
www.queensbp.org.
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.
Jobs for New Yorkers Tens of thousands
of jobs on construction projects by Gov.
Cuomo. www.labor.ny.gov/

jobs/regional.shtm.
NYC Recovers: Work Progress
Program Qualified service providers
needed to deliver program. Program reimburses wages paid to hurricane-affected
residents age 16+. Visit www.nyc.gov,
NYC Recovers: Work Progress link.
Queens Workforce 1 Career Center
168-25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl., Jamaica,
718.557.6755, www.nyc.gov/workforce1.
LaGuardia Workforce 1 Career Ctr.
29-10 Thomson Ave, Rm C-400, 4th Fl.
LiC, 718.609.2130,
www.nyc.gov/workforce1.
Sunnyside Community Svcs.
-Assist in filing Food Stamps applications.
718.784.6173 x110.
-Free training to be Home Health Aide,
job placement. 718.784.6160 x338.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

BARNES & NOBLE 176-60 Union
Tpke, Fresh Meadows, 718.380.7077.
-Open Mic Poetry • Jan 4 (2nd Mon,
7:30 pm)
-Weekly Storytimes: Have No Fear
Storytime • Jan 9 (Weds and Sat, 11
am)
-Educator Open House discounts,
giveaways, fundraising programs for
preK-12 educators.
Jan 15, 3:30-5:30 pm

FLUSHING TOWN HALL
Northern Blvd & Linden Pl,
718.463.7700, www.flushingtownhall
.org.
-Los Pleneros de la 21: Puerto Rican
traditional music ($12/ $10m/ $8 children/ $6m children; workshop: $6/ $4
children/ free for members w 2:15 pm
show tickets) • Jan 13, 2:15 pm (1 pm
Interactive Workshop, all ages; dance,
drums, singing)

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

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.
-Paul Chaleff, artist in residence (in
conjunction w/Hammer, Chisel, Drill:
Noguchi’s Studio Practice)
Jan 12: Demonstrations 11 am-1 pm, 3-
5 pm; Jan 13: Artist Talk, 3 pm.

QUEENSBOROUGH COMMUNITY
COLLEGE Performing Arts Ctr., 222-
05 56 Avenue Bayside. Info, tix
718.631.6311, www.visitqpac.org.
Weekend series for children:
-Blue’s Clues Live ($12/ $40 series/
$10 groups of 20+) Tix Plaza
Theatricals, 516.599.6870, www.plaza
theatrical.com.
-Upcoming: Pinkalicious Feb 10,
Wizard of Oz Mar 24, Dora the
Explorer: Dora’s Pirate Adventure Apr
27)
QUEENS COLLEGE:
65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing,
718.997.5000.
-QC Choral Society Auditions For
spring concert, Bach B Minor Mass
May 18 • Weds, Jan 16, 23, 30, Feb 6; 6-

7:15 pm, Music Bldg, rm 246

ARTS OTHER

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

Con Brio Ensemble: Twilight Concert
($12/ $10 students, seniors) Church-inthe Gardens, 50 Ascan Ave, Forest Hills,
718.459.1277 • Jan 13, 4:30 pm

Dance Entropy / Green Space
37-24 24 St, LIC.
-Take Root: Vissi Dance Theater ($15)
Jan 12, 8:30 pm
-Fertile Ground ($10)
Jan 13, 7 pm

Double Life ($5) Sculpture Center, 44-19
Purves St, LiC • Jan 14-Mar 25

Flux Factory, 39-31 29th Street, LiC.
-Flux Thursday (potluck) • Jan 10, 8 pm
-Phuc Le: Forced Entry • Jan 18, 8 pm
Opening Reception; exhibit Jan 18-21
-Death Match: Arts Funding, Follow
the $$$$ 29-27 41 St, LIC
Jan 24, 8-10 pm
-Open Call(s): 2013 Exhibition Season

Hot Box ($15) Chocolate Factory Theater,
5-49 49 Ave, LiC, 718.482.7069.
Jan 12-15, 6 & 8 pm

How Much Do I Owe You? (exhibit)
Bank of Manhattan Bldg., Clock Tower,
29-27 41 Ave, Queens Plaza North, LIC.
To Mar 13, 2013

Laughing Devil Comedy Club 47-38
Vernon Blvd, LIC, 347.91.DEVIL
-The Big Thing ($10) Weds, 8 pm
-Devil Science Theater 3K ($5) Thurs
10:30 pm, schedule: www.DST3K.com
-Queens of Queens ($15) Everything
LGBT • Jan 10, 8 pm
Laughing Devil Theatre
-Jim Mendrinos ($20) • Jan 12, 8 pm
-Andy Hendrickson ($20)
Jan 12, 10:30 pm
-Queens vs Brooklyn ($15) Jan 13, 8 pm

LeAp Student Art Exhibition at
Citigroup One Court Square, LIC, weekdays, 9 am-6 pm • To end of January

Sacred Music Chorale of Richmond
Hill (dues $60 per semester) Rehearsals
begin for Spring Concert, Apr 14. All
voice parts welcome. St. John’s Lutheran
Church, 46-20 114 St • Jan 12, 10 am

Urinetown: The Musical ($18)Secret
Theatre, 44-02 23 St, LIC, tix
www.secrettheatre.com.
Jan 10-26

HEALTH

CENTRAL QUEENS YM & YWHA
67-09 108 St, Forest Hills,
718.268.5011.
-Climate Reality Project presentation, w/
volunteers trained by Al Gore, and

UnWasteNY organizer discusses cutting
energy use (free) • Jan 14, 1:30 pm

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.
-Early Childhood Program ages 2-5
Bay Terrace, 212-00 23 Ave, Bayside,
Bradley Richman, 718.423.6111 (registration ongoing)
-Ongoing program for developmentally disabled children (ages 3-5; join
any time):
-Monday Magic: Learn & Play ($5 per
family) Bay Terrace location: 212-00 23
Ave, Bayside, 718.423.6111. Mon 3-
4:30 pm
-Gym and Creative Exploration ($5 per
family) Little Neck location. Weds 3-
4:30 pm

HISTORICAL SOCIETIES

BAYSIDE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
“The Castle”, 208 Totten Ave, Bayside.
For info visit www.baysidehistorical.
org, or call 718.352.1548.
-Annual Art Show Open to any artist
with recent original work, www.bayside
historical.org/events page for entry and
eligibility. Opening Reception w/ singer
Lindsay Magiddo (free) Jan 13, 2 pm;
exhibit runs Jan 13-27

KING MANOR MUSEUM King Park,
Jamaica Ave at 153 St, Jamaica,
718.206.0545, www.kingmanor.org.
-Hands-on History: I <3 Rufus &
Mary • Feb 9, 12-3 pm

LIBRARY

Broadway Branch 40-20 Broadway,
Astoria, 718.721.2462.
-Toddler Story Time (24 mos - 4 years
Jan 9, 16; 11:30 am-noon
-Weekly Food Waste Drop-Off Sat 1-3
pm (fruit & veg scraps, coffee grounds &
filters, tea bags, eggshells, nutshells,
bread, pasta-no toppings. Please no meat,
dairy, bones, or oily foods)
-Bugs as Pets: Live Animal Program w/
Ranger Eric (age 5+) • Jan 15, 5 pm
Hunters Point Library Fete Manducatis
Rustica, 46-33 Vernon Blvd, LIC.
Jan. 16, 6-8 p.m.
Long Island City Branch
37-44 21 St, LIC, 718.752.3700.
-Intro to Microsoft Access Pre-register.
Jan 15, 10 am
Woodside Branch 54-22 Skillman Ave.
-Hands-On Farming Grades 1-5. Churn
butter, plant seeds in take-home pot w/
Queens County Farm Museum.
Jan 15, 3 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-Grilled Cheese & Banana
Splits ($24) ages 7-12
Jan 12, 10:30 am-noon

-Snowfest ($21) ages 3-4
Jan 12, 1:30-3:30 pm
-Novels in Nature ($18) age groups: 5-6,
7-9 • Jan 13, 10:30 am-noon
-Adventure Hour ($16 adult/child pair)
ages 18-36 mos. • Jan 13, 1:30–2:45 pm
-Animal Care Trainee ($21 per child)
ages 8-12 • Jan 27, 10 am-12 pm

QUEENS BOTANICAL GARDEN
43-50 Main St, Flushing, 718.886.3800,
www.queensbotanical.org. (free adm.
after 4 pm Sun)
-Electronic Waste Recycling (TV,
computer, tablet, video game etc)
Jan 13, 10-4 pm

SCHOOL EVENTS, PROGRAMS

LAGUARDIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE 31-10 Thomson Ave, LIC.
-Practical Nurse Program funding
available. 718.609.2130
-Free GED Program 718.482.5385
-Veterans Only: Free Evening College
Prep and GED classes; Apply GI benefits; Computer Workshops: Tues & Thurs
6-9:30 pm, Rm C337. RSVP, limited seating. Elizabeth Allen 718.482.5386/
5231.
-Home to Work Ctr. For displaced
homemakers. Assessment, counseling,
referrals, workshops, computer & vocational training, job search assistance.
718.482.5166.

SENIOR CENTERS, ACTIVITIES

KEW GARDENS COMMUNITY
CTR. 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd, Suite
202, Kew Gardens, 718.268.5960. Open
M-F, 10am-4pm
-Songwriting Mon, 10 am
-Design T-shirts, bags etc. Mon, 11 am
-Meditation for Relaxation and
Health • Thurs, 10 am
-Comedy Workshop Fri, 10 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.
Dutch Kills Civic Assn. Mtg. Growing
Up Green Charter School, 39-37 28 St,
LiC. Every 2nd Thurs, &;30 pm (not
Jan, Jul, Aug)
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)
Greater Woodhaven Devel. Corp.
Mtg. St. Thomas the Apostle, 87-40 88
St, Woodhaven.
Every 4th Tues, 7:30 pm
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
Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce
Luncheons Dazies restaurant, 39-41
Queens Blvd, Sunnyside. Every 2nd
Tues, 12:30 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.
VFW, John V. Daniels Jr. Post 2813
montly meeting 51-27 Queens Blvd,
Woodside. Every 3rd Saturday.

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

AmericaWorks Recruiting, screening,
support. www.americaworks.com, 212.
599.5627.
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.
Business Assistance Calendar For business owners seeking assistance in skills.
www.queensbp.org.
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.
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)
Jobs for New Yorkers Tens of thousands
of jobs on construction projects by Gov.
Cuomo. www.labor.ny.gov/
jobs/regional.shtm.
LaGuardia Workforce 1 Career Ctr.
29-10 Thomson Ave, Rm C-400, 4th Fl.
LiC, 718.609.2130,
www.nyc.gov/workforce1.
NYC Recovers: Work Progress
Program Qualified service providers
needed to deliver program. Program reimburses wages paid to hurricane-affected
residents age 16+. Visit www.nyc.gov,
NYC Recovers: Work Progress link.
Queens Econ. Devel. Corp. Resources
for small business owners, entrepreneurs,
General Queens events. Info 718-263-
0546, www.queensny.org/qedc/
Queens Workforce 1 Career Center
168-25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl., Jamaica,
718.557.6755, www.nyc.gov/workforce1.
Sunnyside Community Svcs.
-Assists in filing Food Stamps applications. 718.784.6173 x110.
-Free training to be Home Health Aide,
job placement. 718.784.6160 x338.

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, 11
am)
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.
*Adult Learning Ctr. Jeanne Elmezzi,
37-44 21 St, LiC. Free English and Pre-
GED class, computer use 718.752.3720.
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
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.
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, Yoga ,
Computer Lab, French practice,
English tutoring, Choral Group, etc.
Call for schedule.
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,
718.456.2000.
Selfhelp Austin Street Senior Center,
106-06 Queens Blvd, Forest Hills,
718.520.8197.
Self-Help Benjamin Rosenthal S.C.
45-25 Kissena Blvd, Flushing,
718.459.5549.
Selfhelp Maspeth, 69-61 Grand Ave,
Maspeth, 718.429.3636.
Steinway S.C. 20-43 Steinway St,
Astoria; 718.728.8472.
-Lunch Special Suggested contribution
$1.50 age 60+, $3.50 under age 60.
Mon - Fri.
Sunnyside Community Services
Center for Active Older Adults
43-31 39 St, Sunnyside, 718.784.6173.

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