2013-05-22 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Annette Hanze Alberts.

Send info to qgazette@aol.com, or 42-16 34th Ave, Astoria, 11101, TWO FULL WEEKS prior to the event Dates & times are subject to change Recurring events are online only.

HOLIDAY / COMMEMORATION

MEMORIAL DAY:
-Memorial Day Fair Sunnyside Gardens
Park, 48-21 39 Ave. Games, climbing
wall, kite making, food, Dixieland Band,
Silly Billy the Clown, Uncle Sam, raffles
& more.
May 25, noon-5 pm (rain: May 26)
-Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony
Grand Marshals: Serf Maltese, Melinda
Katz. American Legion Continental Post
1424. Ascan & Metropolitan Aves, Forest
Hills (along Metropolitan to Remsen
Park).
May 26, noon
-Memorial Day Services Boulevard
Gardens Post #1836, A-Building Archway,
30-45 Hobart St, Woodside.
May 27, 11 am
-Little Neck-Douglaston Memorial Day
Parade Manhasset-Lakeville Fire
Department at Jayson Ave to St. Anastasia,
Northern Blvd, Great Neck.
May 27, 2 pm
-Memorial Day Parade St. Sebastian’s
School Yard, Woodside Ave & 57 St.
May 27, 11 am

COMMUNITY MEETINGS

CLUBS
-Vietnam Veterans of America Mtg. 19-
12 149 St, Whitestone.
May 31, 8 pm
-Kiwanis Club of Sunnyside Flag Day
Parade Greenpoint Ave, 41-48 St;
Celebration at Veteran’s Memorial Plaza,

Sabba Park, Queens Blvd, 49 St
Jun 15, 11 am (info, groups who wish to
march in parade 718.786.4141, www.sunnysideparade.com)

COMMUNITY BOARDS, EDUC. &
PCT.
-114th Precinct Community Cncl. Mtg.
Riccardo’s by the Bridge, 21-01 24th Ave,
LIC • May 28, 7 pm
-Community Board 3: Public Hearing
ULURP #C130223 ZSQ Willets Point
Redevelopment. Elmcor, 107-20 Northern
Blvd, Corona, info 718.458.2707 • May
23, 6 pm
-CDEC 26 MS 74, Auditorium, 61-15
Oceania St, Bayside • May 28, 7 pm

GENERAL INTEREST
-Adult Protective Svcs. For 18 years or older,
mentally/physically impaired; abused, neglected
or exploited. Call 311; 212.630.1853 or
www.nyc.gov/apsrefer.
-Citizenship Workshop (free) Announced by
Daniel Dromm. Queens Community House, Ofc
for New Americans. Overview citizenship
process; individual consultation; application
help; mailing & follow up. 74-09 37 Ave, Room
421, Jackson Hts. (Registration Required:
https://docs. google.com/forms/d/1d RNRSUgs DQhmsq-Qu04jpebo
KQA14tdVwIxTZyjG5c/viewform)
May 26, 10 am-3 pm
-Hoppin’ Thursdays in Sunnyside Special
deals and discounts every Thurs. in May. Visit
sunnysideshines.org for list of participating
businesses. Participants can enter sweepstakes
for flat screen TV, iPad mini or a Kindle Fire.
-IRS Enrolled Agent Course at LaGuardia CC
Open House, 30-20 Thomson Ave, LIC, Room
B-A13. Info 718.482.7244,
aceprofessional@lagcc. cuny.edu • May 25,
noon-1 pm
-Jerry Ingenito Summer Ball Classic ($200
entry/ $30 per game; cash only) Boys up to 14,
Girls up to 10 yrs. St. Teresa’s Outdoor Court,
50-20 45 St, Woodside, info 646.919.2132

Tues & Weds Jul 9-Aug 28, 6-9 pm
DEADLINE Jun 17
-MetroCard Van For Seniors & Disabled
By Sen Addabbo, May 29:
Howard Beach Senior Ctr, 156-45 84 St, 10 amnoon (info 718.738.8100)
Stop & Shop parking lot, 64-66 Myrtle Ave,
Glendale, 1-3 pm (info 718.381.5136
-Pre-Queens Pride Parade Breakfast to
Support Re-election of LGBT Parade
Founder, Cncl. Dromm ($50 suggested donation up to $2,500; no corporation, labor org’s or
other federally prohibited funds) Jewish Ctr. of
Jackson Hts, 37-06 77 St. (march w/ Dromm’s
contingent after the bkfast • Jun 2, 10-11:30 am
-Queens Pride House Borough President
Candidates Forum 76-11 37 Ave, Suite 206,
Jackson Hts • May 23, 6:30-8 pm
-Tuesday Night Cruise ($3 don.) Benefits St.
Mary’s Children’s Hosp, Bayside. AT: Resorts
World Casino VIP Parking Lot, Rockaway Blvd
& 109 St. Info 917.385.2322, 917.682.5362.
To Nov 12, 5-9 pm

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

FLUSHING TOWN HALL
Northern Blvd & Linden Pl, 718.463.
7700, www.flushingtownhall.org.
-Queens Jazz Orchestra, Fiesta Mojo
($40/ $32/ $20) • May 25, 8 pm
-Aaron Copland School of Music
Guerrilla Arts Ensemble ($5 sugg.)
Jun 23; 2 pm
-Jazz Clinic (free) High School age +
Jun 5, 5-7 pm
-Jazz Jam $10/free: performers, members,
students • Jun 5; 7-10 pm
LAGUARDIA COMMUNITY COLL.
31-10 Thomson Ave, LIC, 718.482.7244,
www.laguardia.edu/acereg.
-Walker Evans’ Havana 1933 Collection To
May 29
MUSEUM OF THE MOVING IMAGE
35 Ave & 36 St, Astoria, 718.784.0077,
718.777.6800, www.mov ingimage.us.
-Spectacle: The Music Video ($6-$12)
To Jun 16
-Play This Music Loud! series (free w/

museum admiss.; Fri $12/ $9 students, seniors) • Jimmy Cliff: The Harder They
Come, May 25, 5 pm • Dandy Warhols,
Brian Jonestown Massacre: Dig!, May 26,
2 pm Neil Young: Greendale, May 26, 5
pm
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.
-Community Day ($5/ $10)
-First Fridays (pay what you wish)
Evening hours (5-8 pm) art discussions,
films, cash bar
QUEENS COLLEGE
65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing,
718.997.5000, www.qc.cuny.edu.; Tix
Kupferbergcenter.org.
-Anthropology Museum of the People of
New York and Armenian Center Gallery
64-19 Kissena Blvd, Kissena Hall,
Mezzanine, Flushing, 718.428.5650
Ladies From Your Past Exhibit
Rosenthal Library Rotunda, 65-20 Kissena
Blvd, Flushing. To Sept 30 •Video of the
Month series Thurs 2 pm May 30
-Aaron Copland School of Music:
(Donation suggested for unticketed events)
Daily schedule www.qc. cuny.edu/music,
718.997.3800.
-Andy Statman (free) mandolinist and
clarinetist w/friends • May 22, 7 pm
-Queens Symphony Orchestra’s Annual
Gala ($175 intimate dinner, cocktail hour,
music; journal ads avail)
Cohen Library Atrium, 65-30 Kissena
Blvd, Flushing • May 29: 6:30 pm-cocktails, 7:30 pm-dinner, 9 pm-concert
QUEENS MUSEUM OF ART
Flushing Meadows Park, 718.592. 9700,
www.queensmuseum.org.
QUEENS THEATRE
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
www.queenstheatre.org, 718.760.0064.
-The 2013 Gala, a Movable Musical
Feast Honoring Cncl. Van Bramer, Emmywinner Robert Wuhl. Sponsorships avail,
718.760.0686 x106. Tix on sale now • Jun
17
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: Dora the Explorer: Pirate
Adventure
SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK
32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC, 718.956. 9819,
wwwsocratessculpturepark.org.
-2013 Season launch: Do It (Outside)
with installations by Toshihiro Oki,
Heather Rowe, Chitra Ganesh
To Jul 7
-Folly • To Aug 4
-Fitness Classes • Yoga, Sat, 9:30 & 11
am; Sun, 10 am • Tai Chi, Sun, 11 am
-Workshops for Adults, Teens, Children
socratessculpturepark.org.
YORK COLLEGE MUSIC
Concerts almost daily, Info: Music @ York
College. Performing Arts Center (PAC) 94-
45 Guy R. Brewer Blvd, Jamaica, 718-262-

2000
-Summer Jazz Program Auditions May
25, 10 am-1 pm (tuition-free, for public
school students. Jul 8-Aug 15; info
york.cuny.edu/ and collegenow. cuny.edu/

ARTS OTHER
-Big Apple Circus: Legendarium Annual
benefit for Outreach drug & alcohol rehab
(718.847.9233, www.opi ny.org).
Cunningham Park, Fresh Meadows, tix
marsharadulov@opiny.org or above number • May 22, 6:30 pm
-Flux Factory 39-31 29 St, LIC.
Bike Workshop + Western Queens Group
Ride May 26, 6-9 pm • Kitty City: Ribboncutting ceremony, kitten adoptions, closing
celebration, Jun 1, noon-6 pm
-The Golden Year Workshop Theater, 312
W36 St, Manhattan • Jun 6-29
-Laughing Devil Comedy Club 47-38
Vernon Blvd, LIC, 347.913.3845 •
Laughing Devil Presents - best comics in
NY ($20), every Fri & Sat, 8 & 10:30 pm •
She-Devils, Sundays 8 pm ($15) • The Big
Thing ($10) Pros on the rise, every Weds,
8 pm • Chris DeStefano ($15) May 30, 8
pm • Devil Science Theater 3K ($6) Cult
films & alcohol & comedians, every Thurs,
10:30 pm, info www.DST3K. com.
-Secret Weapons of Fat Destruction
($25/ $22 students, seniors/ group rates)
Thalia Spanish Theatre, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave, Sunnyside, 718.729.3880.
To Jun 23

HEALTH

-Community Health Fair By Mount Sinai
Queens, UCCA: Free screenings, refreshments, giveaways, clowns, balloons, goodies. Lexington School for the Deaf, 74-20
25 Ave, Jackson Hts.
Jun 1, 10 am-3 pm
-Forest Park Classic 4-Mile Road and Trail
Race. Forest Park Victory Field Track,
Woodhaven. Benefits Memorial Sloane-
Kettering Cancer Ctr. Pediatrics Dept. Info
www.forestparkrunners.org.
Jun 2, 10 am (register at track)
-Mount Sinai Queens Free Health Events
718.267.4333, www.mshq.org
•Blood Pressure Screening, Catherine Sheridan
Senior Center, 35-24 83 St, Jackson Hts: May
22, 9-10:30 am
•Make the Most Out of Your Doctor

Visit,Victory Sweet Shop, 21-69 Steinway St,
Astoria: May 28, 11 am
•Breast Health Screening & Education, Mount
Sinai Queens, Family Health Associates, 31-60
21 St, Astoria: May 29
-No-Cost Digital Mammograms and Clinical
Breast Exams American-Italian Cancer
Foundation, regularly comes to various communities. Women age 40+, annual. Call for info and
appointment near you (required) 877.628.9090.
•Firehouse Health Ctr., 89-56 162 St, Jamaica:
May 22, 9 am-5 pm
-Team TSA (Tourette’s Syndrome) National
Awareness 5K Walk/Run Flushing Meadows-
Corona Park. Live entertainment, American Idol
contestant David Pittman, comedian Chelsea
White. Register www.tsa-usa.org/teamtsa • Jun
23, 10 am

QUEENS LIBRARY

QUEENS LIBRARY SYSTEM
Call 718.990.0700, or visit www.queen slibrary.org for program info and MANY
more events near you.
ASTORIA BRANCH 14-01 Astoria Blvd, LIC,
718-278-2220.
-Bike Month Fix-a-Flat Workshop for Teens
May 22, 4:30 pm
-Eco-Crafts for Toddlers ages 2-5 w/ caregiver
• May 29, 11:30 am
BROADWAY BRANCH 40-20 Broadway,
Astoria, 718.721.2462.
-Weekly Food Waste Drop-Off: Composting
Sat 1-3 pm (frozen food scraps: fruit & veg
scraps, coffee grounds & filters, tea bags,
eggshells, nutshells, bread, pasta-no toppings.
Please no meat, dairy, bones, or oily foods)
-TORCH: Self Esteem and Body Image, May
22, 4 pm
-Green Crafts for Teens May 23, 4 pm
-Manga Drawing for Beginners ages 8-12 •
May 24, 31; 4 pm
-Job Readiness Workshop Resumes, cover letters, interviews & more (• May 22, Jun 17; Job
strategies, networking, online job search) • May
23, 25, Jun 10; 3pm
-NYPD Community Immigrants Forum
114th Precinct, New Immigrant Outreach Unit
on help w/ community issues; youth programs;
Immigration Advocacy Services; Emerald Isle
Immigration Center; Transl. to Albanian,
Arabic, Croatian, Bosnian and Serbian provided. May 29, 5:30 pm
COURT SQUARE 25-01 Jackson Ave, LIC,

718.937.2790
-Todder Storytime Every Weds, 10:30 am &
11:30 am
FLUSHING 41-17 Main Street, Flushing,
718.661.1200.
-Older Adults Day (free) Job Readiness;
Beginners’ Social Media & Computer
Class; WellCare, NYC Dept. Aging etc.
presentations; Info tables w/ Catholic
Charities, Visiting Nurse Svc etc; Yoga,
Brain Games, Computer demonstrations;
Free Blood Pressure screenings; live Big
Band Music.
May 22, 10 am-4 pm
LONG ISLAND CITY 37-44 21 St, LIC,
718.752.3700
-Weekly Food Waste Drop-Off: Composting
Saturdays, 1-3pm (see Broadway Branch for
info)
-Mastering Excel Spreadsheets, charts, more.
Basic computer skills, Pre-registration required
• May 28; 10 am
-Online Test Prep SAT, GED, ACT. Pre-register • May 22, Jun 12, 26; 4:30 pm
-Resumes for Beginners May 23, 11 am
-Computer Boot Camp: Online Videos •May
23, 4:30 pm
-Resume Workshop •May 24, 1:30 pm
-Microsoft Excel in Spanish •May 25, 3 pm
(age 16+, basic computer skills, preregister)
-Computer Boot Camp II: Creating a
Website •May 27, 4:30 pm, preregister
-Mastering Excel •May 28, 10 am (adults, 4
weeks, preregister)
-Carnival & Rally for Queens Library
May 29, 2 pm
-Bike Repair for adults • May 29, 4:30 pm (preregister) STEINWAY BRANCH 21-45 31 Street,
718.728.1965
-Weekly Food Waste Drop-Off; Composting
(see Broadway)
Mondays, 8 am
-Worms in the House! gardening
Weds, 4 pm
-Documentary: The House we Live In The
War on Drugs • May 25, 1 pm
-Internet for Beginners May 28, 11 am

PARKS & RECREATION

CITYPARKS SENIOR FITNESS
Free Yoga & Tennis Lessons at
Astoria Park, Cunningham Park,
Flushing Meadows, Roy Wilkins Park
Info call 718.760.6999 • To Jun. 21
QUEENS BOTANICAL GARDEN 43-50
Main St, Flushing, 718.886.3800,
www.queensbotanical.org. (free adm. after
4 pm Sun)
•GROW Lecture Series on Science and
Future of Sustainable Roses ($75/ $85nm)
Register 718.886.3800 x230, info ext.330:
Jun 1, full-day event
•Fish & Crushed Can Story Art exhibit
by Iandry Randriamandroso
To Jul 22
-QUEENS COUNTY FARM MUSEUM
73-50 Little Neck Pkwy, Floral Park. Info
718.347.FARM, www.queens farm.org.

SCHOOL EVENTS, PROGRAMS

BAYSIDE HS 32-24 Corporal Kennedy St,
Bayside, 718.229.7600, www.baysideshighschool.org.

-Updated Student Programs: Digital Art
& Design; Music Performance &
Production; Environmental Engineer ing &
Technology; Humanities & Nonprofit
Management; Computer Programming &
Web Design; Sports Medicine &
Management.
-Bayside Live! Pop Concert
May 23, 7 pm
CUNY: NYC College Line
www.NYCCollegeLine.org. Constantly
updated info; Rapid support from professionals; readiness; admissions info; financial aid; summer internships; visit, join, or
open online forums
ST. JOHN’S PREP BROOKLYN
-Annual Alumni Reunion Class of ‘63
50th Anniv., New York Athletic Club. SJP
Alumni Ofc info 718.721.7200 x686 • Nov
23, Mass at 6:30 pm, followed by cocktails, dinner

SENIOR CENTERS, ACTIVITIES

(Full listing online, “Ongoing”)

AARP Chapter 2889 (Elmhurst/Rego Park)
NEW ADDRESS: Knights of Columbus
Hall, 69-60 Grand Ave, Maspeth
718.672.9890. Meetings 1st & 3rd Weds,
12 pm
NATIONAL SENIOR HEALTH & FITNESS DAY Cross Island YMCA, 238-10
Hillside Ave, Bellerose. Free fitness classes, lectures, blood sugar testing, prescription drug Q&A, more.
May 29, 9 am-1 pm (aqua exercise, yoga,
Walgreens Q&Q, Zumba, aerobics)
OLDER ADULTS DAY Queens Library
(free) Job Readiness; Beginners’ Social
Media & Computer Class; WellCare, NYC
Dept. Aging etc. presentations; Info tables
w/ Catholic Charities, Visiting Nurse Svc
etc; Yoga, Brain Games, Computer demonstrations; Free Blood Pressure screenings;
live Big Band Music. 41-17 Main Street,
Flushing, 718.661.1200.
May 22, 10 am-4 pm
CITYPARKS SENIOR FITNESS
Free Yoga & Tennis Lessons at Astoria
Park, Cunningham Park, Flushing
Meadows, Roy Wilkins Park
Info call 718.760.6999 • To Jun. 21
HOWARD BEACH SENIOR CTR.
156-45 84 St
-MetroCard Van May 29, 10 am-noon
KEW GARDENS COMMUNITY CTR. 80-
02 Kew Gardens Road, Suite 202, 718.268.5960
-Ballroom Dance lessons: cha-cha, meringue,
waltz, tango May 22; 11 am
MEDICARE SEMINAR by Sen. Addabbo
Middle Village Senior Ctr, 69-10 75 St • May
23
POMONOK SENIOR CENTER 67-09
Kissena Blvd, Flushing, 718.591.3377
-Knitting & Crochet Club Thurs, 1 pm
-Omkari Yoga mat or chair. Fri 9:30 am
-English Conversation Class Mon & Thurs, 10
am-noon & 1-2:30 pm

STREET FAIRS, FLEA MKTS

-Sunnyside-Woodside Lions Club Greenpoint
Ave Festival (Greenpoint Ave, 44 to 48 St & 46
St, Greenpoint Ave to Queens Blvd • May 25,
noon-6 pm

Calendar compiled by Annette Hanze Alberts.
Send info to qgazette@aol.com, or 42-16
34th Ave, Astoria, 11101, TWO FULL
WEEKS prior to the event Dates &
times are subject to change Recurring
events are online only.

ONGOING; ORGANIZATIONS

(* = newly added listings)

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
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, 7:30 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, 7:15 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, 718.335.0700. Every 3rd
Saturday, 2 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).
Whitestone Veterans Memorial Assn. Is
seeking donations for annual Memorial
Day Parade, checks payable to Whitestone
Veterans Memorial Assn, American
Legion, 10-20 Clintonville St,
Whitestone, NY 11357.

COMMUNITY BOARDS, EDUC. &
PCT.

108th Precinct Community Cncl. Mtg.
Sunnyside Community Svcs., 43-31 39 St,
ground fl., Sunnyside.
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. 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
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).

GENERAL INTEREST

AmericaWorks Recruiting, screening,
support. www.americaworks.com, 212.
599.5627.
Animal Shelter/Rescue (donations
always appreciated):
-Amazing Animals Rescue and
Adoptions Whitestone, 718.795.3880.
-Animal Rescue Pet adoptions,
718.224.8629 or 631.420.0425.
-Animal Lovers Rescue and Adoptions
Whitestone, 718.740.3076.
-Animals Can’t Talk 718.393.7535
-Bobbi and the Strays Pet Rescue &
Adoption Center, 71-03 80 St, Glendale,
718.326.6070, www.bobbiandthe
strays.org /Adopt.aspx.
-Francis’ Friends Astoria, 347.393. 3649
-Kitty Caretakers of Queens Astoria,
Long Island City, Sunnyside, Woodside:
718-779-8402, 718.205.1792
-Loving Touch Rescue Flushing,
718.224.8629.
-Muffin’s Pet Connection Helps find
homes for pets. 718.833.7988 or
www.muffins.org.
-www.petfinder.com For further info
Business Assistance Calendar For business owners seeking assistance in skills.
www.queensbp.org.
Hurricane Sandy Relief Guide for
Businesses Queens Chamber of
Commerce, for local businesses
www.queenschamber.org.
*Earth Day NYS DEC new user-friendly
website navigation by topic: Outdoor
Recreation; Animals, Plants, Aquatic Life;
Chemical and Pollution Control; Lands
and Waters; Education; Energy; Permits
and Licenses; Public Involvement and
News; Regulations and Enforcement;
Publications, Forms, Maps, etc. Info visit
www.dec.ny.gov
*Forever Graffiti Free Form may be
completed and submitted electronically at
www.nyc.gov/graffitifreeNYC
Food Pantries (donate/ receive):
-BVM Help of Christians 70-31 48 Ave,
Woodside, info 718.672.4848 x11 Thurs
9:30 am-noon
-St. Raphael’s Cans and dry food only,
photo ID. Basement Rectory, 35-20
Greenpoint Ave, LIC, 718.729.8957.
Thurs 10:30 am- noon, Sat 1:30-3 pm
-St. Teresa 50-20 45 St, Woodside, info
718.784.2123 x22 • Tues, 6-7pm
*Forever Graffiti Free Form may be
completed and submitted electronically at
www.nyc.gov/graffitifreeNYC
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)
Jewish Guild Healthcare Vision problems, hearing issues, etc. Info
212.769.6263, www.guildhealth.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.
*Rapid Repairs From Hurricane Sandy
damage. Questions on completed work
can be addressed at 212.615.8366, email
RapidRepairsCare@recovery.nyc. gov.
Riders Alliance Organizing mass transit
riders for affordable fares, service restoration, general improvements. www.ridersny.org.
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:
-American Cancer Soc. Queens Ofc. Info
718.2611092 x5523.
-Helping Hands for the Disabled: Be a
Friend Day Pair up for 3 hours w/ a disabled person. 718.606.9712
(Every 3rd Sat)
-Public Benefit Counselor Volunteers
age 55+, 212.614.5412, www.cssny.org
Taxi-Smart Card Alternative to Accessa Ride. City Dept. for the Aging and
Mayor’s Office for People with
Disabilities. Enrollee pays $12.50, for
$100 worth of rides, up to $437.50. Info
212.442.3026, 212.788.2830.
*Tuesday Night Cruise ($3 don.)
Benefits St. Mary’s Children’s Hosp,
Bayside. AT: Resorts World Casino VIP
Parking Lot, Rockaway Blvd & 109 St.
Info 917.385.2322, 917.682.5362.
To Nov 12, 5-9 pm
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

*Adult Protective Svcs. For 18 years or
older, mentally/physically impaired;
abused, neglected or exploited. Call 311;
212.630.1853 or www.nyc.gov/apsrefer.
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.
-Helping Hands for the Disabled: Be a
Friend Day Pair up for 3 hours w/ a disabled person. 718.606.9712
(Every 3rd Sat)
Emotions Anonymous Victoria Congregational Church, 148 St & 87 Ave,
Briarwood, 718.938.8869.
Weds 7:30 pm
HANAC Western Queens Caregivers

Network For those caring for
Alzheimer’s, dementia, chronic illness
patients. Support, counseling, info, referrals. 718.777.6941.
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 (Sat only, 11 am)
FLUSHING TOWN HALL
Northern Blvd & Linden Pl,
718.463.7700, www.flushingtownhall
.org.
-Jazz Clinic (free) High School age +
First Weds, 5-7 pm • Apr 3 (May 1, Jun 5)
-Jazz Jam ($10/ free for performers,
members, students) First Weds thru June,
7-10 pm
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

-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
-QC Opera Studio; QC Orchestra; QC
Choral Society, faculty, student ensembles, alumni, guests (Donation suggested) Daily schedule www.qc.
cuny.edu/music, 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 May 10, 10 am-12 pm
-Godwin-Ternbach Museum 405
Klapper Hall, 718.997.4747, www.
qcpages.qc.cuny.edu/godwin-ternbach/.
Anthropology Museum of the People of
New York and Armenian Center
Gallery 64-19 Kissena Blvd, Kissena
Hall, Mezzanine, Flushing, 718.428.5650
-Video of the Month series Thurs 2 pm
May 30.
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
-Metlife Foundation Second Sundays
for Families
-Free Museum Tours Sun. 2, 3, 4 pm
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.
Weekend series for children:
($12/ $40 series/ $10 groups of 20+) Tix
Plaza Theatricals, 516.599.6870,
www.plaza theatrical.com.
Wizard of Oz To Apr 27; Dora the
Explorer: Pirate Adventure Apr 27.
Queens Symphonic Band (QSB) Has
openings for all woodwinds & brass.
Rehearsals Weds 7:30-9:30 pm. Info
718.340.8324, email phlzy@aol.com.
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
Green Space dance studio, 37-24 24 St,
LiC
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
Thalia Spanish Theatre 41-17
Greenpoint Ave, Sunnyside, 718.729.3880
-Bilingual Theatre / Movement for children workshop • Clases de Actuacion,
Movimiento y Baile Bilingue para ninos
($150, discount for siblings) • Apr 6-Jun
22

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 Free health
events at various locations, registration
required, 718.267.4333, (registration and
more events www.mshq.org/ events).
NO-COST DIGITAL MAMMOGRAMS and Clinical Breast Exams
American-Italian Cancer Foundation.
Regularly comes to various communities.
For women age 40+, annual recommended. Call for info and appointment near you
(required) 877.628.9090.

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 Center, 212-00 23rd
Ave, Bayside, 718.423.6111. Mon 3-4:30
pm
-Gym and Creative Exploration ($5 per
family) Little Neck, 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.
PAN-MACEDONIAN STUDIES CENTER 149-14 14 Ave, Whitestone,
718.747.0488.
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 system
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
Ravenswood Branch Family Literacy
Ctr., 35-32 21 St, LIC.
-GED Preparation for you & Early
Learning Program for your children
(drop-off) Mon-Thurs, 12:30-3:30 pm
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

CUNY: NYC College Line
www.NYCCollegeLine.org. Constantly
updated info; Rapid support from professionals; readiness; admissions info; financial aid; summer internships; visit, join, or
open online forums
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. Health, Arts, Taxes, Medicare,
Computers, Workshops, Lectures. Call
for schedule.
-French Conversation Mon, noon
-Dancercize Mon & Fri, 1-2 pm
-Belly Dancing Weds, noon
-Chair Yoga Thurs, 11:30 am
-Floor Yoga Fri, 11 am (bring a mat)
-Latin Dance Aerobics Thurs, 2 pm
-Comedy Workshop Fri, 9:30-10:45 am
NATIVITY B.V.M.—ST. STAN’S SENIOR CENTER 101-41 91st Street, Ozone
Park (meets monthly, 1st & 3rd Thursdays
in the church basement).
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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