2013-08-28 / 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

Federation of Italian American
Organizations of Queens: Italian
Nights 2013
-Nicolich: songs/music of Istria
Region; Simona Derosa sings
Neapolitan jazz. St. Joseph Church, 43
St, betw. 30 Ave & 28 Ave, Astoria •
Aug 28, 7-9:30 pm
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

Community District Education
Council 26 PS 173, 174-10 67th Ave,
Teacher’s Room, Fresh Meadows
Aug 29, Business Meeting (council
members), 7 pm; Public Meeting, 8 pm

GENERAL INTEREST

9/11 Remember Me Run,
Christopher Santora Scholarship
Fund ($25) Raise funds for families of
Ground Zero workers. Walk or run 2
miles. All Souls Chapel, St. Michael’s
Cemetery, 72-02 Astoria Blvd, E.
Elmhurst. Info Ed Horn 718.278.3240,
www.stmichaelscemetery.com.
Sept. 7, Register 10 am, run at 2 pm,
Memorial Service for all First
Responders at 3 pm, with refreshments.
Back to School Supply Drive By
Cncl.
Van Bramer. 47-01 Queens Blvd, Ste.
205, Sunnyside; Sunnyside
Community Svcs, 43-31 39 St; Library
branches: Broadway, Long Island City,
Sunnyside, Woodside.
Until Sep. 10
Business Seminars by US Small
Business Admin. Econ. Develop.
Specialist Man-Li Lin, www.SBA.gov.
-Aug 29, 2-4 pm: SBA Financial
Literacy Workshop II: “Credit and
Debt Management” (with Chinese
translation)

NY Life, 39-02 Main St, Floor 2,
Flushing
Aug 30, 9 am-2 pm: “International
Business Expo” with “Selling to the
Government” Seminar. Free to attend,
exhibit booth $125, contact Man-Li for
exhibitor registration form
LaGuardia Sheraton East Hotel, 135-20
39th Ave, Flushing
-Aug 30, 2-4 pm: “Social Media
Marketing” and “Building a blog” (in
Chinese) ZZC, 136-20 38th Ave, Ste
10i, Flushing
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

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

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
QUEENSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE Performing Arts Ctr.,
222-05 56 Avenue Bayside. Info, tix
718.631.6311, www.visitqpac.org.
Queens Symphonic Band Openings
for woodwind, brass, bass and percussion instrumentalists. No audition
required, sit in on next concert - Dec 8
Rehearsals begin Aug 28 on
Wednesdays, 7:15-9:45 pm
QUEENS COLLEGE 65-30 Kissena
Blvd, Flushing, 718.997.5000.
Choral Society auditions for new
members Room 246, Music Bldg.
Aug 28, Sept 11; 6-7:15
Sept 4; 6-8:30 pm
Evening Readings (series - $20)
Colum McCann, interviewed by
Leonard Lopate, Starts Sep 24, 7 pm
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)
SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK
32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC, 718.956.
9819, wwwsocratessculpturepark.org.
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

Workshops for Adults, Teens,
Children For info and registration,
visit www.socratessculpturepark.org.

ARTS OTHER

UNFringed Theatre Festival at
Secret Theatre ($15 adv./$18 door)
44-02 23 Ave, LIC, secrettheatre.com.
To Sept 1:
-After Eternity; EDEN 2000; Fourteen
Hundred and Sixty Sketches of Your
Left Hand; Jaded The Musical; The
Twine
US Open Flushing Meadows, Corona
Ave, Flushing. Tix still avail.
www.usopen.org • To Sept 9
Flux Factory Bridges to Beaches
Bicycle Tour • Sep 1
Writing Workshop: Nonfiction/
Autobio-Fiction ($435) By Nancy
Agabian, MFA, creative writing
instructor Queens College, NYU; In
Jackson Heights;
nancyagabian@yahoo.com. Applic
deadline Aug 30.
Sep. 4-Dec 11: Weds, 6:30-9:30 pm

HEALTH

EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care
(free) 206-20 Linden Blvd, Cambria
Heights. Must call 646-476-1294 to
reg.
-Low-Impact Zumba.
Aug 28; 10:30-11:30 am
-Healthy Living With Diabetes.
Saturdays,
Aug 31; 10:30 am-1 pm
-Summer Fitness Workout. Saturdays,
Aug 31; 5-6 pm
-Free Dental Screening (ages 2-21)
Aug 28, 30; 2-5 pm
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.
Sickle Cell Community Walk-AThon By Queens Sickle Cell Advocacy
Network
qscanwalkathon2013.eventbrite.com/
718.712.0873 • Sep 15

HISTORICAL SOCIETIES

QUEENS HISTORICAL SOC.
Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37 Ave,
Flushing, 11354. 718.939.0647 x17.
www.queenshistoricalsociety.org.
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 Central Library 718.990.0700;
individual branches or visit
www.queenslibrary.org for more info,
events.
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
ASTORIA BRANCH 14-01 Astoria
Blvd, LIC, 718-278-2220.
Minecraft Gaming & Crafts
Aug 27, 2 pm
Terrarium Workshop Aug 27, 3 pm
Dungeons & Dragons Role Playing
age 12+ • Aug 30, 1 pm
Youth Tillers Green Guerillas Teens
Aug 30, 1 pm
Learn to Grow Organic food, all ages,
up to 4 yrs w/ adult.
Sept 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; 3:30 pm
BROADWAY BRANCH 40-20
Broadway, Astoria, 718.721.2462.
Making Books Sing: My City Park
Read, Dream, Play: Family Fun
Time
Aug 28, 11:30 am (preschoolers)
Learn to Grow (info: see Astoria
Branch)
Aug 28, 5:15 pm
Green Crafts • Aug 30; 3 pm
LONG ISLAND CITY 37-44 21 St,
LIC, 718.752.3700.
Storytime ages 6-10 • Aug 28, 5 pm
STEINWAY BRANCH 21-45 31
Street, 718.728.1965.
Worms in the House! gardening
Aug 28; 3 pm; Sept 4, 4 pm
Learn to Grow (info: see Astoria
branch
Aug 28, 3 pm; Sept 4, 4 pm; (volunteers needed Aug 31, 10:30 am)

PARKS & RECREATION

ALLEY POND ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER 228-06 Northern Blvd,
Douglaston, 718.229.4000
Nature Education Programs ages 18
mos. - 4 yrs. Now registering for Sept-
Dec sessions. Call for info.
Scientifically Speaking
($18m/$24nm)
Sept 7; 1-3pm (age 9+)
Storytime Safari ($12m/$18nm) ages
3-4, 5-7: Bouncing Bunnies, Sept 14,
1:30-3
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 29: Kinky Boots
FLUSHING MEADOWS-CORONA
PARK 111th St to Van Wyck Expy
(bet. Flushing Bay and Grand Central
Pkwy), Flushing, 718-760-6565.
QUEENS BOTANICAL GARDEN
43-50 Main St, Flushing,
718.886.3800,
www.queensbotanical.org. (free adm.
after 4 pm Sun)
SAMUEL FIELD Y Bay Terrace
Center, 212-00 23 Ave., Bayside,
718.423.6111.
Parent-Child Explorations classes
From birth to 24 mos. Registration now
open, call or visit above address.

SCHOOL EVENTS, PROGRAMS

-CK Alumni & Friends Golf Classic
non-golfers welcome, tax deductible
prize donation or sponsorship opportunity, donations for raffle prizes welcome, give away items and goods or
services to market your business, networking and reunion

Call 718-366-7400 or email alumnictkrhs.org for reservation or donation
Oct 7, Cherry Valley Country Club, 28
Rockaway Ave, Garden City

SENIOR CENTERS, ACTIVITIES

(Full listing online, “Ongoing...”)

AARP NEW ADRESS AARP
Chapter 2889 Meetings on 1st and 3rd
Wednesdays of each month at noon,
new members welecome • American
Legion Hall, 66-28 Grand Ave,
Maspeth

STREET FAIRS/FLEA & FARMERS MARKETS

Ridgewood Market By Greater
Ridgewood Youth Council. Outdoors/
indoors, 59-03 Summerfield St.
Aug 31, Sept 1; 11 am

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 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, 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 MF, 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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