2013-02-13 / 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.
Feb 20, 7 pm
Dutch Kills Civic Assn. Mtg. Growing
Up Green Charter School, 39-37 28 St.
Feb 14, 7:30 pm (Every 2nd Thurs)
Flushing Camera Club Flushing
Hospital auditorium, 146-01 45 Ave,
entrance 45 Ave & Burling St, 5th Floor
(1st, 3rd, 5th Weds of the month)
-Macro Photography • Feb 20
Whitestone Veterans Memorial Assn.
Is accepting donations for annual
Memorial Day Parade, checks payable to
Whitestone Veterans Memorial Assn,
American Legion, 10-20 Clintonville St,
Whitestone, NY 11357.
United Forties Civic Assn. Mtg. St.
Teresa’s Parish Ctr., 50-22 44 St,
Woodside.
Feb 14, 7 pm (Every 2nd Thurs)
VFW 2813 John V. Daniels Jr. Mtg.
51-27 Queens Blvd, Woodside,
718.335.0700.
Feb16, 2 pm (Every 3rd Sat)

COMMUNITY & SCHOOL
BOARDS, COUNCILS

112th Precinct Community Cncl. Mtg.
w/ Cgm. Meng 68-40 Austin St, Forest
Hills.
Feb 20, 7:30 pm (Every 3rd Weds)
Community Board 5: Budget Hearing
& Mtg Christ the King H.S., 68-02
Metropolitan Ave, Middle Village.
Feb 13, 7:30 pm
Community Board 6 Kew Gardens
Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens
Rd, Ste. 202. Info 718.263.9250
Feb 13, 7:45 pm (Every 2nd Weds)

GENERAL INTEREST

Baseball Leagues:
-Queens Alliance Registering 11 yrs+;
Sunday unlimited division.
718.366.7717/ 718.821.4487
-RGMVM Little League Registering
ages 13-18 yrs; 718.821.4487
Pontian Odyssey: The Endurance and
Renewal of the Ancient Culture of the
Pontic Greeks Cathedral Center
Ballroom, 337 East 74 St, Manhattan.
Feb 19, 6:30 pm (RSVP info@hacfoundation.org before Feb 16)
Resorts World Casino Celebrates
Black History Month 110-00
Rockaway Blvd, Jamaica, 718.

215.2828.
-Photographic exhibit from archives
of New York Daily News Times Square
Casino Atrium • To Feb 28
-Resort World Gives Community
Concert Co-hosted by Lenny Green, DJ
Marky the People Pleaser and Jared
McCallister. Central Park Events Space.
Feb 23
Volunteer Opportunities:
-Helping Hands for the Disabled: Be a
Friend Day Pair up for 3 hours w/ a disabled person. 718.606.9712
Feb 16, 1 pm (Every 3rd Sat)
-Public Benefit Counselor Volunteers
age 55+, 212.614.5412, www.cssny.org
-American Cancer Soc. Queens Ofc.
Info 718.2611092 x5523.
Youth Dance at the Chian Federation-
Young Adults of Chios (YAC) 44-01
Broadway, Astoria. Info 718.921.2322,
www.facebook.com/#!/YAChios.
April 6 (Saturday)

SUPPORT GROUPS

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental
Illness): Identifying and Treating
Early Signs of Psychosis (free) Sloman
Auditorium of Zucker Hillside Hospital,
266 St & 76 Ave, Glen Oaks • Feb 20,
7:30 pm (Family support group meets 6
pm)

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

BARNES & NOBLE 176-60 Union
Tpke, Fresh Meadows, 718.380.7077.
-Weekly Storytimes: Weds, Sat, 11 am
Feb 16, Black History Month Storytime
-Poetry Writing Workshop
Feb 18, 7:30 pm
-Nook Night • Feb 20, 7 pm

FLUSHING TOWN HALL
Northern Blvd & Linden Pl,
718.463.7700, www.flushingtownhall
.org.
-Lunar New Year Exhibition (sugg’d
$5/$0m) To Mar 10
-Emilio Solla: Bien Sur! ($15/ $10m/
student ID) • Feb 15, 8 pm
-In Foreign Lands: Frederic Chiu
($12/ $10m/ $8 children/ $6 m-children)
Feb 16, 2:15 pm (1 pm workshop: $6/ $4
children/ $0m w/ 2:15 show tix)
-Jeff Fairbanks, Composer in
Residence (free) Lecture/demonstration
Feb 17, 5 pm
-Jazz Clinic (free) High School age +
First Weds, 5-7 pm • Mar 6 (Apr 3, May
1, Jun 5)
-Jazz Jam ($10/ free for performers,
members, students) First Weds thru June,
7-10 pm

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
-L.A. Rebellion (museum adm. $6-$12)

UCLA Film & Television Archive presents films on the birth of Black cinema
from 1960 - 1980s • To Feb 24

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:
-Ayami Aoyam • Mar 9, 10

QUEENS COLLEGE:
65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing,
718.997.5000.
-Chaturang: Traditional Dances of
India ($20/ $12, 12 and under;
Kupferberg box ofc. 718.793.8080)
Feb 17, 3 pm
-Women and Work Open House
Events Queens Hall, 65-21 Main St,
Room 315C, Flushing • Feb 19

QUEENS THEATRE
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
www.queenstheatre.org, 718.760.0064.
-La Pasion Flamenca Feb 16, 17 (multishow discount avail)
-Black History Month w/Cncl Ferreras,
Cgm Marcia Fudge
Feb 21, 6-9 pm

QUEENSBOROUGH COMMUNITY
COLLEGE Performing Arts Ctr., 222-
05 56 Ave, Bayside. Info, tix
718.631.6311, www.visitqpac.org.
Weekend series for children:
($12/ $40 series/ $10 groups of 20+)
Tix Plaza Theatricals, 516.599.6870,
www.plaza theatrical.com.
-Pinkalicious To Mar 24
Upcoming: Wizard of Oz Mar 24, Dora
the Explorer: Pirate Adventure Apr 27.
-Black Stars of the Great White Way
w/ Norm Lewis, Ted Levy, Frank
Owens, Chapman Roberts
Feb 17, 3 pm

ARTS OTHER

AfroTANGO ($35/ $32 students, seniors) Thalia Spanish Theatre, 41-17
Greenpoint Ave, Sunnyside,
718.729.3880
To Mar 17

Ana De Orbegoso: Paralleling
Narratives Crossing Art, 136-17 39 Ave,
Flushing • Exhibit: To Feb 13

Dear Charlie CharlieTheMatchmaker
dishes out songs & sass ($20 general/
$35 VIP/ $15 food or drink minimum)
Laurie Beechman Theatre, 407 W. 42nd
St, Manhattan • Feb 20, Mar 13; 7 pm

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

How Much Do I Owe You? Exhibition
series, Clock Tower, 29-27 41 Ave, LIC
(RSVP at www.nolongerempty.org)
Feb 15, Performance: “The Tiki-Tiki

Club” by artist Shaun Leonardo
-Immigrants Are Tax Contributors
Feb 16
-Family Day: Amorama • Feb 16
-Bloodbank : Blood drive • Feb 18

Laughing Devil Comedy Club Live
comedy acts, open mic, Weds-Sun 47-38
Vernon Blvd, LIC, 347.91.DEVIL,
www.LaughingDevil.com
-Valentine’s Weekend Spectacular
($30 incl. 2 drinks)
Feb 14, 15, 16; 8 pm
-F&*@! Valentine’s Day ($30 incl. 2
drinks) • Feb 15, 16; 10:30 pm

Shakespeare’s Much Ado About
Nothing
($18) Secret Theatre, 44-02 23 St, LIC,
tix www.secrettheatre.com.
Feb 14-Mar 2

HISTORICAL

Black History Month (February)
-Louis Armstong House Museum (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.
-Langston Hughes Community Libr.
& Cultural Ctr., Queens Library 100-
01 Northern Blvd, Corona,
718.651.1100.

Greece: Secrets of the Past Pan-
Macedonian Studies Ctr., 149-14 14 Ave,
Whitestone, 718.747.0488.
RESCHEDULED to Feb 15, 7:30 pm

LIBRARY

Broadway Branch 40-20 Broadway,
Astoria, 718.721.2462.
-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)
-Toddler Story Time age 24 mos to 4
yrs
Feb 13, 20; 11:30 am-noon

Court Square Branch 25-01 Jackson
Ave, 718.937.2790
-Toddler Story Time Feb 13; 10:30 am
& 11:30 am

Ravenswood Branch Family Literacy
Ctr., 35-32 21 St, LIC.
-GED Preparation & Early Learning
Prog. (drop-off) Mon - Thurs, 12:30-
3:30 pm

Sunnyside Branch 43-06 Greenpoint
Ave
-Weekly Food Waste Drop-Off
Sat 10:30 am-noon (see Broadway
Branch for details)

PARKS & RECREATION

ALLEY POND ENVIRONMENTAL
CTR. Pre-register for ALL events.
228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston,
718.229.4000, www.alleypond.com.
-Online Fundraiser To help bring animals to the schools (which cannot visit
APEC due to bus strike) Pledge at
wedid.it/campaigns/56
-Tracking Winter Wildlife ($21) 8-12
Feb 16, 10:30 am-12:30 pm
-Mid-Winter Nocturnal Hike ($13) 7+
Feb 20, 5-6:30 pm
-APEC Knitting Circle ($5) Adults
only
Feb 25, 6-8 pm

QUEENS BOTANICAL GARDEN 43-
50 Main St, Flushing, 718.886.3800,
www.queensbotanical.org. (free adm.
after 4 pm Sun)
-The Great Backyard Bird Count
Feb 16, 10:30 am (Registration required,
call above, ext. 213. Info www.birdsource.org/gbbc)
-Year of the Snake Lantern Making
Workshop ($2) Follows Flushing Lunar
New Year Parade • Feb 16, 1-3 pm

SCHOOL EVENTS, PROGRAMS

LAGUARDIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE 31-10 Thomson Ave, LIC,
718.482.7244,
www.laguardia.edu/acereg.
-Free Occupational Skills Ages 18-24,
Emergency Medical Technician; Office
Computer Skills; Retail / Customer Svc.
29-10 Thomson Ave, LIC, 718.482. 5171
• Early Feb, 8-12 weeks.
-Free Intro. Workshop on American
Sign Language Reservation required
www.laguardia.edu/ace/registration.aspx
(room number will be given upon registration) • Feb 20, 5:45-7:15 pm
-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

(see Ongoing section online)

AARP Chapter 2889: NEW ADDRESS:
Knights of Columbus Hall, 69-60 Grand
Ave, Maspeth 718.672.9890. Meetings
1st & 3rd Weds, 12 pm

KEW GARDENS COMMUNITY
CTR. 80-02 Kew Gardens Road, Suite
202, 718.268.5960

-Flea Market / Bake Sale (Valentine’s
day) • Feb 14, 10 am-3 pm
-Latin Dance Aerobics • Feb 14, 2 pm
-Seeking Music Teacher, plays piano,
music appreciation, volunteer
-Estate Tax & Elder Law workshop
Feb 27, 11 am
-Computer classes, beginner
Mon, Fri noon-1pm
-Belly Dancing • Weds noon-1 pm
-Relaxation for Health • Thurs 10 am
-Yoga Chair Yoga: Thurs, 11:30 am;
Floor Yoga: Fri, 11 am (bring a mat)

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)
Environmental Protection Weekly
Pipeline Newsletter accepts announcements, feedback, suggestions newsletter@ dep.nyc.gov.
Federation of Italian American
Organizations of Queens 29-21 21 Ave,
Astoria, 718.204.2444, www.italianfederation.com.
FDNY free fire safety presentations
Minimum two weeks notice required
718.281.3870.
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
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.
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, EDUC. &
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.
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.
NYC Recovers: Work Progress
Program Qualified service providers
needed to deliver program. Program
reimburses wages paid to hurricaneaffected 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/
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.
Volunteer Opportunities:
-Public Benefit Counselor Volunteers
age 55+, 212.614.5412, www.cssny.org
-American Cancer Soc. Queens Ofc.
Info 718.2611092 x5523.
Workforce 1 Career Ctr, LaGuardia
Community College 29-10 Thomson
Ave, Rm C-400, 4th Fl. LiC,
718.609.2130, www.nyc.gov/workforce1. Workforce 1 Career Center, Queens
168-25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl., Jamaica,
718.557.6755, www.nyc.gov/workforce1.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Al-Anon 21-64 41 St, Astoria,
718.728.2948.
Co-Dependents Anonymous, Women
85-18 61 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.mov
ingimage.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 Discoe • Feb 9, 10
-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)
Second Sundays 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

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
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
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 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.
-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
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
ASSN 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 SOC.
Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37 Ave,
Flushing. 718.939.0647 x17.
www.queenshistoricalsociety.org.
-Third Tuesday Movie Matinees ($3/$2
students and seniors/$0m)
-Exhibit: Growing Up Queens: A
Study of Childhood in Our Unique
Borough.
WOODHAVEN CULTURAL & HISTORICAL SOC. Emanuel United
Church of Christ, 91 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
CTR 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
Expwy 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 MUS.
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 MUS., BIRD
SANCTUARY, VICTORIAN GDN.
149-19 38 Ave, Flushing,
718.359.6227, www.vomuseum.org.

SCHOOLS

LAGUARDIA COMMUNITY COLL.
31-10 Thomson Ave, LIC, 718.482.7244,
www.laguardia.edu/acereg.
-Free GED Program 718.482.5385

-Home to Work Ctr. For displaced
homemakers. Assessment, counseling,
referrals, workshops, computer & vocational training, job search assistance.
718.482.5166.
-Practical Nurse Program funding
available. 718.609.2130
-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.

SENIOR CENTERS, ACTIVITIES

AARP Chapter 2889: NEW ADDRESS:
Knights of Columbus Hall, 69-60 Grand
Ave, Maspeth 718.672.9890. Meetings
1st & 3rd Weds, 12 pm
ASTORIA RESTORATION ASSN
Help with Home Energy (HEAP)
Grants 31-28 Ditmars Blvd, Astoria,
718.726.0034. Ongoing
ATRIA KEW GDNS & LIGHTHOUSE INT’L. 117-01 84 Ave, Kew
Gardens, 718.441.0300.
BAYSIDE SENIOR CTR.
221-15 Horace Harding Expwy, Bayside.
BENJAMIN ROSENTHAL PRINCE
STREET SENIOR CTR. 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 CTR. 193-10 Peck Ave, Fresh
Meadows, 718.357.5100.
FOREST HILLS S.C. 108-25 62nd Dr,
718.699.1010.
GLENRIDGE S.C. & ADVISORY
CTR. 59-03 Summerfield St,
Ridgewood 718.386.5136.
-Classic Movie Thursdays
HOWARD BEACH S.C.
156-45 84 St (entrance 85 St), Howard
Beach, 718.738.8100.
JOINT PUBLIC AFFAIRS COMMITTEE FOR OLDER ADULTS
212.402.1127.
KEW GDNS COMMUNITY CTR. 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.
-Songwriting Mon, 10 am
-Design T-shirts, bags Mon, 11 am
-Meditation for Relaxation, Health
Thurs, 10 am
-Comedy Workshop Fri, 10 am
PETER CARDELLA S.C.
68-52 Fresh Pond Rd, Ridgewood,
718.497.2908/ TTY 718.497.2589.
POMONOK S.C 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 S.C. 93-29 Queens Blvd,
Rego Park, 718.896.8511. Free membership, classes, workshops, case assistance. Hot lunches served.
RIDGEWOOD OLDER ADULT CTR
& SVCS 59-14 70 Ave, Ridgewood,
718.456.2000.
SELFHELP AUSTIN ST. S.C.
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 SVCS
CENTER FOR ACTIVE OLDER
ADULTS 43-31 39 St, Sunnyside,
718.784.6173.

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