2013-08-14 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Annette Hanze Alberts.

Dates & times are subject to changeRecurring events are online only (scroll down) To list your event, send info to qgazette@aol.com, or 42-16 34th Ave, Astoria 11101, two weeks prior to the event.

COMMUNITY MEETINGS CLUBS

-Bella Italia Mia: Biography of
Benito Mussolini; Growing Up Italian
American ($5m/ $7nm) Christ the King
HS, 68-02 Metropolitan Ave, Middle
Village • Aug 18, noon
-Federation of Italian American
Organizations of Queens: Italian
Nights 2013 Wednesdays, To Aug 28,
7-9:30 pm:
-Aug 14: Filippo & Francesca: Italian
faves - dancing/singing along & Simona
Rodano: “La Fata” - children’s musical
adaption of the Fairy. Flushing
Memorial Park, 149 St & Bayside Ave,
Flushing.
-Aug 28: Nicolich: songs/music of
Istria Region; Simona Derosa sings
Neapolitan jazz. St. Joseph Church, 43
St, betw. 30 Ave & 28 Ave, Astoria.
-Knights of Columbus Charity Picnic
and Softball Day ($10/ $25 fam./ free
under 10 free; incl. BBQ)
Businesses/individuals invited to sponsor softball games, call Richard
Monahan for instructions
917.769.2172. ICYP Fields, 35-15 20th
Ave, Astoria • Sept 14, 10 am

COMMUNITY BOARDS, EDUCATION COUNCIL MEETINGS

CDEC30 Dept Educ, QPN, 5th Floor
Conference Rm, 28-11 Queens Plaza
North, LIC • Aug 15

GENERAL INTEREST

-Asm. Braunstein’s Mobile District
Office Little Neck Plaza, 254 St &
Horace Harding Exwy. Info 718-357-
3588 • Aug 18, 11 am- 1 pm
-Briarwood Action Network Area
Construction Community Meeting
Samaritan Village, 138-02 Queens
Blvd, 2nd Floor, Briarwood.
Aug 14, 6:30-8:30 pm
-Contract Public Hearing Spector
Hall, 22 Reade Street, Main Floor,
Manhattan
Aug 15, 10am
-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.
-QEDC Free Training Course for
Home-Improvement Contractors
Seeking City License (Qualified
Graduates Get $200 off Licensing Fee)
Queens Library for Teens 20-02
Cornaga Ave, Far Rockaway.
Aug 17, 18 & 25, 10 am-4 pm
-Recycle a BicycleVolunteer Night
Lend a hand, learn basic bike mechanics (free). LIC Workshop, 5 St & 46
Ave, Hunters Point, www.recycleabicycle.org.
Wednesdays 6-8 pm
-US Open Flushing Meadows, Corona
Ave, Flushing. Tix still avail.
www.usopen.org • Aug 26 - Sept 9

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

FLUSHING TOWN HALL
137-35 Northern Blvd (Linden Pl),
718.463.7700, www.flushingtownhall
.org.
-Yoga in the Garden (sugg. don. $5)
Aug 16, 7pm
MoMA PS1 21-25 Jackson Ave., LIC
-Warm Up ($15 adv/ $18 same day)
Outdoor, experimental, live music, DJs
Saturdays, 3-9 pm (thru Sept 7)
MUSEUM OF THE MOVING
IMAGE 36-01 35th Ave, Astoria/LIC
718.777.6888 www.movingimage.us
-Personal Magnificent Obsessions
10 stories of obsessive movie workmanship • To Nov 10
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)
art and film programs, 5-8pm
6 pm- “Center of Attention”
7 pm - Architecture & Design Film
Fest.
5:30pm - cash bar w/ wine and beer
QUEENS COLLEGE 65-30 Kissena
Blvd, Flushing, 718.997.5000.
-Choral Society auditions for new
members Room 246, Music Bldg.
Aug 21, Sept 4; 6-8:30 pm
Aug 28, Sept 11; 6-7:15
QUEENS MUSEUM
New York Ave, Flushing Meadows-
Corona Park 718-592-9700,
www.queensmuseum.org.
-Systema Naturae: Ethnobotanic
Revisions & Collective Actions
To Sep 30 (in QMA Parking Lot)
RESORTS WORLD CASINO NYC
110-00 Rockaway Blvd, Jamaica,
718.215.2828, www.rwnewyork.com.
-New York Freestyle Reunion Dance
Party w/ Lisa Lisa and Safire tix
online: www.bit.ly/FreestyleReunion.
Aug 16, 9 pm
-Decades of Dance Concert w/

Deborah Cox tix online
www.bit.ly/DecadesOfDance.
Aug 24, 9 pm
SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK
32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC, 718.956.
9819, wwwsocratessculpturepark.org.
-Outdoor Cinema (free) Wednesdays,
films begin at sunset, performances at 7
pm (weather permitting); to Aug 21:
-Aug 14: The Gleaners and I (France,
2000)
-Aug 21: The Edge of Heaven
(Germany/Turkey, 2007)
-Kayaking & Canoeing SSP Beach at
Hallets Cove • Aug 24; 1-4 pm.
-Dance at Socrates
To Aug 31, 3-4:30pm
-Annual Benefit Gala Save the date.
At Waterfront studio of Mark di Suvero
Sept 19, 6:30-9:30pm
-Fitness Classes • Yoga, Sat, 9:30 & 11
am; Sun, 10 am • Tai Chi, Sun, 11 am
-GrowNYC Greenmarket Saturdays;
To Nov 16, 8 am-4 pm
-Workshops for Adults, Teens,
Children For info and registration, visit
www.socratessculpturepark.org.

ARTS OTHER

-Bangers and Thrash ($5) Flux
Factory, 39-31 29 St, LIC,
347.669.1406 • Aug 17, 9 pm
-Jazz Thursdays (free outdoor concerts) 70 Rd betw. Queens Blvd and
Austin St, Forest Hills.
-L.A. Blacksmith and Jazz Plus
Aug 15, 7-9:30pm
-Cheryl Pepsii Riley Jazz/R&B/Soul
Aug 22, 7-9:30pm
-Queens Arts Fund Grant Workshop
QCA, 37-11 35 Ave, Astoria. QAF
Grants applic. Deadline, Oct 10.
Aug 22, 6-8 pm
-Queens’ Mommy, Music, & Me Up to
age 10 (babies too). Music, dance, arts
& crafts, activities and “Instrument
Petting Zoo.” Alley Pond Park, 67 Ave
(enter 68 St & Springfield Ave),
Douglaston, Aug 21, 10:30 am
-Secret Theatre Musicals 44-02 23
Ave, LIC.
-The Wedding Singer ($18) To Aug 24
-80s Night • Fridays & Sundays
-UNFringed Theatre Festival at
Secret Theatre ($15 adv./$18 door) 44-
02 23 Ave, LIC. To Sept 1:
-Fourteen Hundred and Sixty Sketches
of Your Left Hand • Aug 15, 8pm
-EDEN 2000 • Aug 16, 7pm; Aug 18,
7pm; Aug 20, 8pm
-After Eternity • Aug 16, 9pm; Aug 17,
8pm; Aug 18, 3pm, Aug 21, 8pm
-Jaded the Musical Aug 17, 4pm

DINNERS

Sake Under the Stars ($45) Shiro of
Japan, Atlas Park, 80-40 Cooper Ave,
Glendale • Aug 15, 7pm
Bella Italia Mia Food, Wine Tasting,

and Dancing ($75 if bus full; $40
deposit, no refunds) Bus trip to
Magnanini Winery, Ulster County. Mail
check to: Diego Lodico 52-86 72 St
Maspeth, NY 11378. Info, Eleanor
718.457.4816; Diego 718.426.1240,
347.239.5276.
Aug 25, 8:45am; meet at above address

HEALTH

Blood Drive by Asm. Braunstein w/
NY Blood Ctr. Bay Terrace Shopping
Ctr., 212 St & 26 Ave. Donate and get
(2) Mets Tix. Info 718.357.3588 • Aug
15, 4-8:30 pm
EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care
(free) 206-20 Linden Blvd, Cambria
Heights. Must call 646-476-1294 to reg.
-Low-Impact Zumba.
Aug 14, 19, 21, 26, 28; 10:30-11:30 am
-Dining Diversities for Diabetics
Aug 15, 6-7 pm
-Healthy Living With Diabetes.
Saturdays,
Aug 17, 24, 31; 10:30 am-1 pm
-Summer Fitness Workout. Saturdays,
Aug 17, 24, 31; 5-6 pm
-Medicare 101 (for special needs, call
800-447.9169; speech/hearing impairments, call 877.444.2786)
Aug 22, 10:30 am-12:30 pm
-Family Caregivers Support Group
Aug 22, 2-3:30 pm
-Understanding Blood Pressure
Medication • Aug 27, 12-1 pm
-Free Dental Screening (ages 2-21)
Aug 28, 30; 2-5 pm
-Sitting Exercise. Mondays through
Aug 26; 12-1 pm
Mount Sinai Queens Free Health
Events 718.267.4333, www.mshq.org
-Blood Pressure Screening
Aug 14, 10:30-noon: Happy Seniors
NW Astoria, Immaculate Conception
Church, 21-47 29 St, LiC &
Aug 21, 9-10:30 am at Catherine
Sheridan Senior Center, 35-24 83rd St,
Jackson Heights
-Breast Health Screening and Education
Women ages 40 and older, free for eligible patients. MSQ Family Health
Assoc, 31-60 21 St, Astoria. By
appointment only, call 718.808.7727 •
Aug 14, 5-7 pm
-Yoga for over age 50. Douris Tower,
27-40 Hoyt Ave South, 2nd Fl, Astoria.
Tuesdays thru Aug 27, 11 am & noon
Next Steps, A Walk/Run for Autism
($25 regist. fee) By QSAC, Astoria
Park. Registration now open at
www.qsac.com/steps. Sept. 21, 8:30 am
(registration); Runners begin 10 am,
Walkers follow.
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.

Sickle Cell Community Walk-A-Thon
By Queens Sickle Cell Advocacy
Network
qscanwalkathon2013.eventbrite.com/
718.712.0873 • Sep 15

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.
-Craftsmen Days (free) Demos of
crafts from 1800s: spinning, tinsmithing, broommaking; traditional
music on hammered dulcimer, fiddle.
Aug 16, 17; 12-4 pm
QUEENS HISTORICAL SOC.
Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37 Ave,
Flushing. 718.939.0647 x17.
www.queenshistoricalsociety.org.
-Walking Tour Around Town • Aug
17, 4-6 pm: Willets Point
ROOSEVELT ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY
-Evoking Edward Hopper’s
Blackwell’s Island (free) Octagon
Gallery, 888 Main St. • To Sep 7)

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. Computers
available to the public at every branch
for free.
FRIENDS OF THE QUEENS
LIBRARY Gala Evening fundraiser w/
music & entertainment by DJ Prince
Albert, Gentleman G. Antun’s of
Queens Village. Tix, info 718.990.0817.
Oct 13, 5-9 pm
READINGS ON THE GREEN (Free)
Preschool and older schoolchildren.
Atlas Park, 8000 Cooper Ave, Glendale.
Mondays, 10 am, through Aug. Info:
www.queenslibrary.org/events;
www.shopatlaspark.com
ASTORIA BRANCH 14-01 Astoria
Blvd, LIC, 718-278-2220.
-Family Storytime (in English and
Spanish) • Aug 14; 11:30 am
-Science Club (STEM) (grades 1-6)
Pre-registration required • Aug 14, 2:30
pm
-Dungeons & Dragons Role Playing
age 12+ • Aug 16, 1 pm
-Youth Tillers - Green Guerillas
Aug 16, 1 pm
-Minecraft Gaming & Crafts
Aug 20, 2 pm
-Learn to Grow Hands-on, all ages
start at 4 w/adult; Organic, plant seeds,
transplant, water, compost, harvest.
Mondays, 3:30 pm
-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.
-Paper-Mache Dragon Ages 8-12.
Must attend all 5 sessions to build mascot. Pre-register • 3-5 pm, Aug 15, 16,
19, 20
-Salsa Concert • Aug 17, 3 pm
-Craft Club Free supplies, instruction,
fun • Aug 19; 12:30 pm
-Green Crafts • Aug 30; 3 pm
-Read, Dream, Play: Family Fun
Time
Every Weds thru Aug; 11:30 am
-Learn to Grow see info in Astoria
branch • Wednesdays thru Aug, 5:15 pm
-Read With Me, Read To Me Grades
K-6, one-on-one, 15 mins. at least.
Mondays & Tuesdays, 3 pm
-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)
FLUSHING BRANCH 41-17 Main St
-Ballets with a Twist: Cocktail Hour
(sugg. age 10+ w/ guardian)
Aug 17, 2-3pm & 4-5pm
LONG ISLAND CITY 37-44 21 St,
LIC, 718.752.3700.
-Computer Boot Camp: Creating a
Website • Aug 15, 4:30 pm
-Acing the Interview Aug 16, 1:30 pm
-Microsoft Excel (in Spanish)
Aug 17, 3 pm
-Microsoft Excel for Beginners
Aug 20, 10 am
-Learn to Grow see Astoria Branch
description • Mondays, 2 pm
-ShapeUp NYC: Stretch and Tone
Low-impact • Mondays, 6:30 pm
-Storytime ages 6-10. Wednesdays, 5
pm
-Weekly Food Waste Drop-Off:
Composting Saturdays, 1-3pm (see
Broadway Branch for info)
-Jeanne Elmezzi Adult Learning Ctr:
Free English and Pre-GED classes.
-Individualized and Advanced Career
Training (I-ACT) Registration
required Weekdays, 9 am
OZONE PARK BRANCH
92-24 Rockaway Blvd will closed for
repairs from Aug 19 - Sept 16
STEINWAY BRANCH 21-45 31
Street, 718.728.1965.
-Learn to Grow see Astoria Branch
description.
Aug 14, 21, 28; 3 pm; Aug 17, 10:30 am
-PowerPoint for Beginners
Aug 20, 11 am
-Knitting, Crocheting Club (adult,
teens age 12+) bring your yarn and
needs, share skills • Aug 20, 5:30 pm
-Weekly Food Waste Drop-Off;
Composting (see Broadway branch)
Mondays, 8 am
-Worms in the House! gardening

Wednesdays, 3 pm

PARKS & RECREATION

ALLEY POND ENVIRONMENTAL
CENTER 228-06 Northern Blvd,
Douglaston.
-Wet and Wild ($12m/$18nm)
Aug 17, 1:30-3 pm (ages 3-4)
Aug 24, 1:30-3 pm (ages 5-7)
-Young Chefs - Lunch Italian Style
($18m/$24nm) ages 8-12
Aug 17, 10:30-12 pm
-Star Safari - Astronomy Adventure
($7 child/ $16 adult)
Aug 17, 8-10pm
-Scientifically Speaking
($18m/$24nm)
Aug 17, Sept 7; 1-3pm (age 9+)
-The Happy Hedgehog Band
($12m/$18nm) ages 5-6
Sep 21, 1:30-3 pm
-Storytime Safari ($12m/$18nm) ages
3-4, 5-7: Bouncing Bunnies, Sept 14,
1:30-3
ASTORIA PARK 19 Street, betw.
Astoria Park South and Ditmars Blvd.
-CALDC Waterfront Concert Series
Free live performances. Astoria Park
Lawn, Shore Blvd, between Astoria
Pool and Hell Gate Bridge. Thursday
7:30 pm:
[UPDATED SCHEDULE]
Aug 15, The Lightyears
-CALDC Movie Night Great Lawn,
Shore Blvd, between Astoria Pool and
Hell Gate Bridge. Mondays, 8:30 pm
[UPDATED SCHEDULE]
-Aug 19 Annie
-Aug 26 Juno
-Shore Fest 2013 Games, music, art
and green events on car-free street
-Big Jam Fest • Aug 18
CUNNINGHAM PARK
Union Trpk & 196 Place, Fresh
Meadows,
Free Movies by Cncl. Weprin, Friends
of Cunningham Park and Queens
Lesbian and Gay Pride Committee,
Films start at 8 pm,bring lawnchairs:
-Aug 15 - North by Northwest
-Aug 22 - Les Miserables
-Aug 29 - Kinky Boots
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
SGT. COLLINS PARK Broadway and
59 St, Woodside
-Beatles Tribute band “Yesterday and
Today” sponsored by the Northern
Woodside Coalition • Aug 15, 7pm
SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK
32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC, 718.956.
9819, wwwsocratessculpturepark.org.
-Kayaking & Canoeing Hallets Cove,
Aug 24; 1-4 pm
-GrowNYC Greenmarket
Saturdays To Nov 16, 8 am-4 pm (Food

Scrap Collection: 10 am-12 pm)
-Fitness Classes • Yoga, Sat, 9:30 & 11
am; Sun, 10 am • Tai Chi, Sun, 11 am
SUMMER STAGE KIDS
-The Dirty Sock Funtime Band
Queensbridge Park • Aug 15
TRAVERS PARK 78 Street & 34 Ave,
Jackson Heights
-Summer Sundays in the Park (Free)
music, dance, puppetry and award-winning street theatre • To Aug 25, 3 pm

SCHOOL EVENTS, PROGRAMS

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

SENIOR CENTERS, ACTIVITIES

(Full listing online, “Ongoing...”)

KEW GARDENS COMMUNITY
CTR. 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd, Ste 202.
-Free Dance Lessons
Aug 21, 11am to 12pm
-Comedy Workshop
Mon & Fri, 9:30-10:45 am
-Meditation • Thursdays, 10-11 am
-Belly Dance class • Weds, noon-1
POMONOK SENIOR CENTER 67-
09 Kissena Blvd, Flushing,
718.591.3377
-Omkari Yoga mat or chair. Fri 9:30 am
SENIOR SPLASH
water exercise classes, swim instruction
by qualified water instructors, lap
swimming, water ballet, & free swim
hours. Regist. at the pool • Astoria Pool
19 St & 23 Dr, Mon/Wed/Fri, 11 am-12
pm • Fort Totten Pool, 338 Story Ave,
Mon/Fri, 10-11 am • To Aug 23
SENIORS UNITED FOR AN EQUITABLE AMERICA Advocating, uniting for senior rights: Social Security,
Medicare, Senior Centers, more. Middle
Village Adult Ctr., (upstairs computer
room) 69-10 75 St, Middle Village.
Info, Shirley 718.843.7804.
2nd & 4th Thurs, 1-2:30 pm (Aug 22)

STREET FAIRS/FLEA & FARMERS MARKETS

-Northern Woodside Coalition
(NWC) Summer Concert Series
Sgt. Collins Park, 58th St. & Broadway,
Woodside • Aug 15, 7 pm
-Sunnyside Strolls 46 St, betw. Queens
Blvd & Greenpoint Ave.
Aug 17, noon-7 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.
*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.
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.
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.
-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
-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 HISTORGazette

ICAL 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, Woodhaven

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.

STREET FAIRS/FLEA &
FARMERS MARKETS

-Astoria Greenmarket 14 St, 31 Ave &
31 Rd • To Nov 20, 8 am-3 pm
-Corona Greenmarkets
Roosevelt Ave & 103 St. Fridays 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 &
Composting* Queens Blvd & 70th Ave.
Sundays, to Dec 29, 8 am-4 pm (Food
Scrap Collection 10 am-12 pm)
-Jackson Heights Greenmarket &
Composting* 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 Youthmarket Vernon Blvd betw.
48 & 49 Aves. Vendors wanted, apply
www.nyc.gov/sapo.
To Nov 23, 8 am-8 pm
-Pomonok Community Farmers
Market Pomonok Neighborhood
Center, 67-09 Kissena Blvd, Flushing,
Across from Queens College, Main
Gate • Fridays, 10 am-5 pm (thru Nov.)
-Queens Botanical Garden Farmers
Mkt Fridays (see Parks, QBG)
-Socrates Sculpture Park GrowNYC
Greenmarket & Composting* (see
Parks, Socrates)
-Sunnyside Greenmarkets &
Composting* Skillman Ave, betw. 42
& 43 Sts, Saturdays to Dec 21, 8 am-3
pm (Food scrap collection, 9 am-12 pm)

*Composting tips: frozen food scraps:
fruit & vegs, coffee grounds & filters,
tea bags, eggshells, nutshells, bread,
pasta-no toppings. Please no meat,
dairy, bones, or oily foods.

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