2013-07-03 / 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 (scroll down).

COMMUNITY MEETINGS

CLUBS

-Navy and Marine Corps shipmates
on USS Columbus CA-74/CG-12 from
1944-1976 and USS Columbus (SSN-
762) past and present are invited to join
its Veterans Assn.; contact Allen R.
Hope, Pres. 3828 Hobson Rd, Fort
Wayne, IN 46815-4505; 260.486.2221,
8 am-5 pm Eastern; email Hope4391@
frontier.com. • Reunion October 2-6,
Hilton, Branson, MO. RSVP Pres. Hope

COMMUNITY BOARDS, EDUC. & PRECINCT

-Community Board 5: Board Mtg.
Christ the King HS, CNL Rm., Door 10,
3rd Fl., 68-02 Metropolitan Ave, Middle
Village, info 718.366.1834 • Jul 10, 7:30
pm
-Queens Borough Board, Borough
Cabinet Meeting Borough President’s
Conference Room, 2nd Floor.
Jul. 8, 5:30 pm

GENERAL INTEREST

-31st District Candidate Forum
(Flooding, post-Sandy building etc)
Hosted by Eastern Queens Alliance &
NY League of Conservation Voters
Educ. Fund. St. Peter’s Lutheran
Church, 224-04 147 Ave, Rosedale.
RSVP tinyurl.com/D31Forum • Jul 11, 7
pm
-Medicaid, SNAP Screenings By Cncl.
Ferreras, 32-33A Junction Blvd, E.
Elmhurst, info 718.651.1917.
Every 3rd Thursday
-NYC CERT: Community
Emergency Response Team 10-week
training program.
www.queens1cert.org.
-Office Child Support Assistance
(OCSA) Can help get noncustodial parents’ child support: help locate them;
establish paternity; court orders; medical
support; collection. One Honeywell
Ave, LIC, 718.784.6979.
-Parker Golf Classic 2013 Honoree:
Richard Bauer. Glen Oaks Club, Old
Westbury. Sponsorships, dinner only,
golf, packages available.
Jul 22, 10:30 am-6 pm dinner
-Queens Boro President’s Forum on
Sustainability (Parks, transportation,
cycling etc) Hosted by NYLeague of

Conservation Voters Education Fund &
Jackson Hts. Beautification.
Community Methodist Church, 81-10
35 Ave, Jackson Hts. RSVP
tinyurl.com/QueensForum.
Jul 8, 7 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.
-Bridging the Gap: Long Island City
Artists (LICA) ($5nm/members, students, LICA free) • To Jul 14
MoMA PS1 21-25 Jackson Ave., LIC
-Warm Up ($15/ $18 same day)
Outdoor, experimental, live music,
sound, DJs • Saturdays, 3-9pm (thru
Sept 7)
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
-First Fridays (pay what you wish
adm.) Art and film, 5-8pm, cash bar w/
wine and beer. “Center of Attention” art
discussion; Architecture & Design Film
Festival • Jul. 5: The Invisible Bicycle
Helmet, Paraiso, Water from Above,
Canopy and Connection: United Visual
Artists, and Newtown Creek Digester
Eggs: The Art of Human Waste
SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK
32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC, 718.956.
9819, wwwsocratessculpturepark.org.
-Outdoor Cinema (free) Wednesdays,
Jul 3-Aug 21 • Jul 3: Our Nixon fulllength doc; Strand Smokehouse BBQ
avail • Jul 10: A Screaming Man 2010
Cannes Winner Jury Prize
-Kayaking & Canoeing SSP Beach at
Hallets Cove • Jul 13, 14, 28, Aug 10,
24: 1-4 pm.
-GrowNYC Greenmarket Saturdays;
To Nov 16, 8 am-4 pm
-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.

ARTS OTHER

-The Golden Year Workshop Theater,
312 W36 St, Manhattan • To Jun 29
-Secret Theatre 44-02 23 St, LIC, tix
www.secrettheatre.com.

-Macbeth ($18) Jul 11-27
Thurs - Sat, 8 pm
Sunday Jul 14, 21; 7 pm
-Make It ‘Til You Break It: Electronic
Art Flux Factory, 39-31 29th St, LIC.
-Programming in Pure Data
Jul 13, 2pm
-Interacting with Arduinos and Pure
Data • Jul 20, 2pm

HEALTH

-Mount Sinai Queens Free Health
Events 718.267.4333, www.mshq.org
-Blood Pressure Screenings • Jul. 10
9-11 am. at Dellamonica Senior Ctr., 23-
56 B’way, LIC; Hellenic Cultural Ctr.,
27-09 Crescent St, LIC.
-Yoga for over age 50, Douris Tower,
27-40 Hoyt Ave South, 2nd Fl, Astoria.
Tuesdays thru August; 11 am & noon
-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.
-Joseph P. Addabbo Family Health
Center
62-00 Beach Channel Drive, Arverne
Jul 5, 9 am-5 pm
-Troop 23 Boys Scouts of America
Ditmars Blvd & 31 St, Astoria.
Jul. 6, 9 am-5 pm
-Queens Health Center (Community
Healthcare Network) 97-04 Sutphin
Blvd,
Jamaica • Jul. 10, 9 am-5 pm
-Samuel Field Y
Summer weekday programs for preschool children w/ development disabilities ages 3 - 5 ($5 per family, incl.
snacks). Info, RSVP 718.225.6750
x262, email asmith@sfy.org
Ongoing and may be joined any time
-Gym and Creative Exploration
Mondays, 3-4:30 pm (starting Jul 15)
58-20 Little Neck Pkwy, Little Neck
-Summer Sensations: Swim and Play at
the Bay Terrace Center, 212-00 23 Ave.,
Bayside.
Thursdays, 3-4:30 pm, (starting Jul 11)
-Pool Parties - Bay Terrace Center
Jul 9, Aug 6; 6-7:30 pm
-Walk for Sobriety Sponsored by
Corona Self Help Center. Flushing
Meadows-orona Park, USTA Billie Jean
King National Tennis Center. Register at
walksober.dojiggy.com • Jul. 7, 10 am

HISTORICAL SOCIETIES

KING MANOR MUSEUM
King Park, Jamaica Ave at 153 St,
Jamaica, 718.206.0545, www.kingmanor.org. Tours & school/group programs,

Thurs- Sun.
-Hands-on History: What’s Buzzing
at the Manor? (free) Rufus King had a
special glass beehive so he could watch
bees make honey. Learn about importance of bees, make beeswax candle.
Aug 10, 12-3 pm
-Craftsmen Days (free) Demos of
crafts from 1800s: spinning tinsmithing,
broommaking; traditional music on
hammered dulcimer, fiddle.
Aug 16, 17; 12-4 pm
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.
Children of Summer, Science
Workshops by Alley Pond
Environmental Center (members free/
$5nm; age 8+) REGISTRATION
REQUIRED 347.878.6614
-Animals Alive • Jul 6, 3 pm
QUEENS HISTORICAL SOC.
Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37 Ave,
Flushing. 718.939.0647 x17. www.quee
nshistoricalsociety.org.
-Walking Tours Around Town • Jun
30, 4-6 pm: Crossing Newtown Creek,
Contrasting Industrial Brooklyn &
Queens • Jul 20, 4-6 pm: Flushing’s
Chinatown • Aug 17, 4-6 pm: Willets
Point

LIBRARY

QUEENS LIBRARY SYSTEM
Call 718.990.0700, individual branches
or visit www.queenslibrary.org for program date and time, and MANY more
events listings near you.
ASTORIA BRANCH 14-01 Astoria
Blvd, LIC, 718-278-2220.
-Nature Kids at Astoria in Shakespeare
Garden: learn about mushrooms, soil,
seeds, worms, plants, rainwater
Thursdays 1:30 pm
BROADWAY BRANCH 40-20
Broadway, Astoria, 718.721.2462.
-Weekly Food Waste Drop-Off:
Composting Saturdays 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)
-Craft Club Free supplies, instruction,
fun • Jul 15, Aug 5, 19; 12:30 pm
-Read With Me, Read To Me Grades
K-6, one-on-one, 15 mins. at least.
Mondays & Tuesdays, 3 pm
-Eco-Crafts for Toddlers ages 2-5
Jul 3, 11:30 am (Aug 1, noon)
COURT SQUARE 25-01 Jackson Ave,
LIC 718-937-2790.
-Toddler Storytime (Wednesdays
10:30 & 11:30 am)

FOREST HILLLS BRANCH
108-19 71 Ave. (718) - 268 - 7934
-La Piccola Opera: Carmen
Jul. 20, 2-3 pm & 4-5 pm
LONG ISLAND CITY 37-44 21 St,
LIC, 718.752.3700.
-Jeanne Elmezzi Adult Learning Ctr:
Free English and Pre-GED classes.
-Weekly Food Waste Drop-Off:
Composting Saturdays, 1-3pm (see
Broadway Branch for info)
-ShapeUp NYC: Stretch and Tone
Low-impact • Mondays, 6:30 pm
-Individualized and Advanced Career
Training (I-ACT) Registration required
Weekdays, 9 am
-Storytime ages 6-10. Wednesdays, 5
pm
JACKSON HEIGHTS BRANCH
35-51 81 St (718) - 899 - 2500
-Villalobos Brothers: Redefining
Latin Music • Jul 13, 2-3 pm & 4-5pm
RICHMOND HILL BRANCH
118-14 Hillside Ave. (718)-849-7150
-Classical Jam: from the streets to the
Concert Hall, suggested age 5+
5 most highly demanded soloists and
chamber musicians; Q&A w/ artists.
Jul 8, 6-7 pm
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
Wednesdays, 3 pm
-Knitting, Crocheting Club (adult,
teens age 12+) bring your yarn and
needs, share skills • Jul 16, Aug 6, 20;
5:30 pm
-Green Crafts Jul 3, 24: 4 pm

PARKS & RECREATION

FOREST PARK
-Hunt for Wild Wineberries
($15 adult/ $10 child under 12) w/
“Wildman” Steve Brill, at the stone
wall, Union Tpk & Park Lane. Call
914.835.2153 24 hrs+ in advance.
Jul. 4 - 11:45am-3:45pm
Ride the FP Carousel to End
Alzheimers ($10 unlim’d rides, facepainting, 100% to Alzheimers Assn.)
Aug 9, 6:30-8:30 pm
QUEENS BOTANICAL GARDEN
43-50 Main St, Flushing, 718.886.3800,
www.queensbotanical.org. (free adm.
after 4 pm Sun)
-Farmers Market Fridays To Nov 22,
8:30 am-4 pm
-Fish & Crushed Can Story Art exhibit by Iandry Randriamandroso
To Jul 22
ROCKAWAYS
-Concert w/ Frank Persico Jul 7
-Rockaway Survey What stores, restaurants,

activities you’d want to go to:
www.RockawaySurvey.com
SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK
32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC, 718.956.
9819, wwwsocratessculpturepark.org.
-Kayaking & Canoeing SSP Beach at
Hallets Cove. Jul 13, 14, 28, Aug 10, 24;
1-4 pm
-GrowNYC Greenmarket Saturdays;
To Nov 16, 8 am-4 pm
-Fitness Classes • Yoga, Sat, 9:30 & 11
am; Sun, 10 am • Tai Chi, Sun, 11 am
SUMMER STAGE KIDS
(all events at 10:30am except where
indicated)
-Nemcatacoa Teatro, part of the
International Contemporary Circus
Festival • Jul 9
Rufus King Park, on lawn in front of
Jamaica Ave. at 151st Ave.
-City Park’s Puppet Mobile - Little Red’s
Hood, Rochdale Park, New York Blvd.
and 134th Ave • Jul 15
-The Gizmo Guys, part of The
International Contemporary Circus
Festival, Rufus King Park • Jul 16
-Queens Family Day, a day dedicated to
engaging children and their families
through interactive performances
Queensbridge Park, 41st Ave and
Vernon Blvd. • Jul. 21 - 4-7pm.
-Butterfly Boogie presented by Wildlife
Theatre from the Central Park Zoo,
Rochdale Park • Jul. 22
-Cityparks Puppet Mobile - Little Red’s
Hood, Rufus King Park • Jul 23
-New York Chinese Culture Center,
Rochdale Park • Jul 29
-CityParks Puppet Mobile - Little Red’s
Hood, Queensbridge Park • Aug 1
-Illstyle & Peace Productions,
Queensbridge Park • Aug 8
-The Dirty Sock Funtime Band,
Queensbridge Park • Aug 15

SCHOOL EVENTS, PROGRAMS

POLICE DEPARTMENT CITY OF
NEW YORK Youth Police Academy,
Ages 10 to 16 • Jul 8 - Aug 16

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
KEW GARDENS COMMUNITY
CTR. 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd, Ste 202
-Comedy Workshop: Mondays &
Fridays, 9:30 am-10:45 am
-Meditation • Thursdays, 10 am
-Learn to make easy dishes • Jul 5, 11
am
-Fourth of July Picnic; Bring your

favorite dishes • Jul 5 - noon
-Trouble With The Curve w/ Clint
Eastwood, Amy Adams, Justin
Timberlake, and John Goodman
Jul 5 - 1pm

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

Astoria Greenmarket
14 St, 31 Ave & 31 Rd.
Jul 10 to Nov 20 8 am-3 pm
Corona Greenmarkets
Roosevelt Ave & 103 St. Fridays Jul 5 to
November 22, 8 am-3 pm
Elmhurst Hospital Greenmarket
41 Ave, 80 & 81 Sts, Tuesdays, to
November 26, 8 am-4 pm
Forest Hills Greenmarket
Queens Blvd & 70th Ave, Sundays, to
Dec 29, 8 am-4 pm (Food Scrap
Collection 10 am-12 pm)
Jackson Heights Greenmarket
34 Ave & 78 St, Sundays Year Round, 8
am to 3 pm; Food Scrap Collection from
9 am-12 pm; Textile Recycling from 9
am-1:30 pm
LIC Flea & Food 5th St & 46 Ave.
Vendors apply www.licflea.com
Saturdays & Sundays, 10 am to October
Socrates Sculpture Park Green
Market Vernon Blvd & Broadway,
Saturdays, to Nov 17, 8 am-4 pm; Food
Scrap Collection from 10 am-12 pm
Sunnyside Greenmarkets
Skillman Ave, betw. 42 & 43 Sts,
Saturdays to Dec 21, 8 am-3 pm. Food
scrap collection, 9 am-12 pm

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 CERT: Community
Emergency Response Team 10-week
training program. www.queens1cert.org.
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.
*Office Child Support Assistance
(OCSA) Can help get noncustodial parents’ child support, help locate them,
paternity, court orders, medical support,
collection. One Honeywell Ave, LIC,
718.784.6979.
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
Access-a-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
Congre- gational 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 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 • Devil Science
Theater 3K ($6) Cult films & alcohol &
comedians, every Thurs, 10:30 pm, info
www.DST3K.com.
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 SOCIETY 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.
Long Island City branch Jeanne
Elmezzi Adult Learning Ctr., 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

*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.
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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