2013-09-11 / 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 Christ the King HS, 3rd Fl,
door 10, 68-02 Metropolitan Ave, Middle
Village, 718.426.1240.
-Long Island Italian Americans: History,
Heritage & Tradition.
Sept 15, noon ($5m/ $7nm)
-Annual Dinner Dance
Info 718.426.1240, freewebs.com/bellaitaliamia • Oct 20
Cultural Assn of the Molise Region: -
-Doppio Giallo, Mixed Doubles Tennis
Tournament ($15, members free)
Sunnyside Gardens Park Tennis Club, 48-
21 39 Ave • Sept 15, 10 am
-Italian Lessons for Children ($150; 10 onehour classes) 31-16 36 Ave, LIC. Info:
camr-uco.org. Saturdays as of
Sept 28, 9-10 am
Flushing Camera Club
Flushing Hospital, Auditorium, 146-01 45
Ave (enter Burling St), 718.749. 0643,
www.flushingcameraclub.org. Sept 11,
Welcome Back
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
United Forties Civic Assn.
-Candlelight Vigil: 12th Anniv 9/11; 1st
Anniv Benghazi. Doughboy Park,
Woodside Ave, 55-56 Sts.
Sept 11, 2-7 pm
-Meeting: St. Theresa’s Parish Ctr, 44 St &
50 Ave, Woodside • Sept 12, 7 pm
Whitestone Veterans Memorial Day
Assn. Mtg. American Legion Post in
Whitestone • Sept 11, 8 pm

COMMUNITY BOARDS, EDUC. & PCT.

110th Precinct Community Cncl. Mtg.
VFW 150, 51-11 108 St, Corona, info
718.426.9112 • Sept 16, 7 pm
112th Precinct Community Cncl. Mtg.
68-40 Austin St, Forest Hills.
MONDAY, Sept 16, 7:30 pm
Community Bd. 5 Mtg. Christ the King
HS, CNL Room 3rd Fl, door 10, 68-02
Metropolitan Ave, Middle Village
Sept 18, 7:30 pm

Community Bd. 6 Mtg. Kew Gardens
Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens
Rd, Ste. 202. Info 718.263.9250 • Sept 12,
7:45 pm
Comm. Educ. Council Dist. 24 Zoning
Committee Mtg. PS 305, 378 Seneca Ave,
Ridgewood. Info. 718.418.8160, Glendale •
Sept 12, 7 pm
Comm. Educ. Council Dist. 25 Mtg. 30-
48 Linden Pl., Rm. 407, Flushing, confirm
718.281.3786. RESCHEDULED: Sept 12,
7 pm

GENERAL INTEREST

AIA Annual Queens Golf Outing Honor
and Benefit Scholarship Recipients. Lunch,
dinner and/or golf. Clearview Park Golf
Course, 202-12 Willets Point Blvd. Info
aiaqueenschapter@gmail.com,
347.946.2427; 718.809.3256, macosentinoarch@aol.com • Sept. 16, 10:30 am
Job Fair by Asm. Weprin Meet employers, discover opportunities. Business attire;
bring 25-60 copies resume. St Nicholas
Tolentine Hall, 150-75 Goethals Ave,
Jamaica; info 718.454.3027.
Sept 12, 11 am-2 pm
Never Forget: 12th Anniv. Memorial of
9/11 By UCCA, Port Authority NY&NJ,
NYC Dept Correction. McManus
Memorial Park. 81 St & Grand Central
Pkwy Svc Road • Sept 12, 7:30 pm
Recycle a Bicycle Volunteer Night Lend a
hand, learn basic bike mechanics (free).
LIC Workshop, 5 St & 46 Ave, Hunters
Point, www.recycleabicycle.org.
Wednesdays 6-8 pm
Sen. Addabbo Mobile Office Queens
Library at North Forest Park, 98-27
Metropolitan Ave, Forest Hills,
718.261.5512 • Sept 12, 5:30-7 pm
Whitestone Veterans Memorial Day
Assn. 9/11 Dedication Veterans’ Field, 149
St & 15 Rd, Whitestone.
Sept 11, 11 am

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

MUSEUM OF THE MOVING
IMAGE 36-01 35th Ave, Astoria/LIC
718.777.6888 www.movingimage.us
Exhibition: Cut Up • To Oct 14
Exhibit: From Mr. Chips to Scarface:
Walter White’s Transformation in
Breaking Bad To Oct 27
Installation: Single Stream • To Nov 3
The Complete Howard Hawks
To Nov 10
Persol Magnificent Obsessions
30 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 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.
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)
SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK
32-01 Vernon Blvd, LIC, 718.956. 9819,
wwwsocratessculpturepark.org.
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

Flamenc@! Tribute to Women w/
Andrea del Conte, Danza Espana ($30-
$35) Thalia Spanish Theatre, 41-17
Greenpoint Ave, Sunnyside,
www.thaliatheatre.org, 718.729.3880.
Sept 13-29
Oratorio Society of Queens Rehearsals
starting for annual holiday concert (Dec
22). Audition-reservations required, (& info
on HS Student Choral Scholarship
Program) 718.279.3006,
QueensOratorio.org • Sept 16, 7 pm
Queens Arts Fund Grant Workshop
Queens Council on the Arts (QCA), 37-11
35 Ave, Astoria. QAF Grants applic.
Deadline, Oct 10.
-Sept 17, 6-8 pm, at QCA (see above)
-Sept 24, 6-8 pm, Flushing Library, 41-17
Main St, Flushing
Secret Theatre 44-02 23 St, LIC,
www.secrettheatre.com.
-Arthur Miller’s A View From the Bridge
($18) • Sept 12-21
-Act One: One Act Festival competition
To Sept 15; 4 pm & 8 pm
-Secret Theatre Academy of Dramatic Arts
Registration: Musical Theatre (age 11+),
Senior/Junior Drama classes; web.ovationtix.com/trs/store/1681/pr/32325 • Auditions
Sept 14 by appt.
Shakti ($20) 40 dancers, singers, drummers, actors for Hindu mythology. Frank
Sinatra School, 35-12 35 Ave, LIC.
Sept 14, 6 pm
Super Tuner Car Show ($23) Sponsored
by 92.3 NOW, REsorts World Casino NYC
parking lot (north of casino, near Home
Depot), 110-00 Rockaway Blvd, Jamaica •
Sept 14, 3 pm

York College Music 94-20 Guy R. Brewer
Blvd, Jamaica, 718-262-2000.
-Blue Notes 2014 Auditions at the PAC, for
HS students only-prepare a solo of any
kind. No guitar please.
Sept 14, 11 am
-YCMC Combo at Club Fair, Academic
Core Amphitheater • Sept 17, noon

HEALTH

Mount Sinai Queens Free Health &
Wellness Events To register call
718.267.4333; info on yoga & blood pressure at mshq.org/events
Blood Pressure Screenings:
-Happy Seniors NW Astoria, Immaculate
Conception Church, 21-47 29th St, LIC
Sept 11, 10:30 am-noon
-Catherine Sheridan Senior Ctr, 35-24 83
St, Jackson Hts • Sept 18, 9-10:30 am
-Yoga for the Fabulous 50s and Beyond!
Douris Tower, 27-40 Hoyt Ave South, 2nd
Floor Exercise Room, Astoria • Tuesdays,
11 am & noon (registration required)
-Beat the Sugar Blues (blood sugar levels)
Broadway Library, 40-20 Broadway, LIC.
Sept 19, 11:30 am
-Why Get a Yearly Flu Vaccine?
Victory Sweet Shop, 21-69 Steinway St,
Astoria • Sept 26, 11 am
-Community CPR Training. Douris Tower,
27-40 Hoyt Ave South, 2nd Fl Exercise
Rm, Astoria.
Sept 26, 6 pm (Registration required)
New York Hospital Queens Cardiac
Health Center, 174-03 Horace Harding
Exwy, Fresh Meadows.
-Stress Management Support Group for
Heart Patients. Registration required,
212.831.3131 • Wednesdays, 6-7:30 pm
Next Steps, A Walk/Run for Autism ($25
regist. fee) By QSAC, Astoria Park.
Registration now open at qsac.com/steps.
Sept 21, 8:30 am (registration); Runners
begin 10 am, Walkers follow.
Sickle Cell Community Walk-A-Thon
By Queens Sickle Cell Advocacy Network
qscanwalkathon2013.eventbrite.com/
718.712.0873 • Sept 15
Venture House 25th Anniversary
Celebration Voluntary psychosocial program or “clubhouse”. Venture House
Garden, 150-10 Hillside Ave, Jamaica,
www.nycharities.org • Sept 19
Walk to End Alzheimer’s to fund the
Alzheimer’s Assn. NYC Chapter. Flushing
Meadows, 55 Ave & 11 St. Register, sponsor, donate, volunteer
www.alznyc.org/queenswalk,
800.272.3900. Dogs welcome.
Sept 29, 9 am (check-in, regist., breakfast),
10-10:30 am (Opening ceremony), 10:30
am-noon (Walk to End Alzheimer’s

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 Schools 200 years ago,
write w/ quill, make your own book • Sept
14, noon-3 pm
The Butler’s Dinner Stories (free talk,
book-signing; Book $9) Sept 15, 3-5 pm
QUEENS HISTORICAL SOC.
Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37 Ave,
Flushing, 11354. 718.939.0647 x17.
www.queenshistoricalsociety.org.

LIBRARY

QUEENS LIBRARY SYSTEM
Call the Central Library 718.990.0700;
individual branches or visit www.queenslibrary.org/events for dates, times and more
events.
STARTUP! Business Plan Competition
2013 By QEDC. Entrepreneur-hopefuls
can attend orientation in Sept at various
branches; 4 training sessions and enter proposal by March 2014; 3 will win $10,000
seed money to fund their startup. Info
718.263.0546 or visit
www.queensny.org/qedc/business/programs/ startup/
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.
Int’l Theater Arts Inst. show: The City’s
Green Book City rat and country mouse
learn from a friendly book about protecting
the environment • Sept 18, 4 pm
Nature Kids Astoria Drop-In Service •
Learn to Grow • Eco-Crafts for
Preschoolers
BROADWAY BRANCH 40-20
Broadway, Astoria, 718.721.2462.
Eco-Crafts for Preschoolers Learn to
Grow Eco-Crafts
CENTRAL LIBRARY 89-11 Merrick
Blvd, Jamaica, 718.990.0700.
Tyohaar (Sugg. age 5+) Dance: Indian festivals’ origins, significance.
Sept 14, 3-4 pm
LONG ISLAND CITY 37-44 21 St, LIC,
718.752.3700.
Computer Boot Camp: Intermediate
Powerpoint • Acing the Interview •
Open Lab • Math for Adult Learners •
Computer Classes (in Spanish) •
Learn to Grow • Powerpoint for
Beginners
STEINWAY BRANCH 21-45 31 Street,
718.728.1965.
Learn to Grow • Worms in the House! •
Eco-Crafts for Preschoolers • Healthy
Cooking for Adults & Seniors • Green,

Intro to Computers • White and Blue
Roofs • Composting • Intro to the
Internet • Knitting & Crocheting Club •

PARKS & RECREATION

ALLEY POND ENVIRONMENTAL
CENTER (APEC) 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.
Happy Hedgehog Band ($12m/ $18nm)
Sept 21, 1:30-3 pm (ages 5-6 yrs)
Storytime Safari ($12m/$18nm) ages 3-4,
5-7: Bouncing Bunnies, Sept 14, 1:30-3
Young Discoverers: Candy
Chromatography ($18m/ $24nm) ages 8-
12 • Sept 15, 10:30 am-12:30 pm
Harvest Moon Festival ($10-$12; family
rates) Lantern craft, walk to creek, moon
wishes, refreshments.
Sept 15, 6-8 pm
Queens County Bird Club @ APEC
-Reptile Ecology and Conservation Projects
(free) • Sept 18, 8 pm
FLUSHING MEADOWS-CORONA
PARK 111th St to Van Wyck Expy (bet.
Flushing Bay and Grand Central Pkwy),
Flushing, 718-760-6565.
FOREST PARK Union Tpke & Park
Lane, Woodhaven
QUEENS BOTANICAL GARDEN ($4/
$3 seniors/ $2 students ID, children age 3+/
Group Rate: 20% off groups of 10+/ Free
hours: Weds, 3-6pm, Sun, 4-6 pm/ members free) 43-50 Main St, Flushing,
718.886.3800, www.queensbotanical.org.
QUEENS COUNTY FARM MUSEUM
73-50 Little Neck Pkwy, Floral Park,
718.347.3276, www.queensfarm.org.
Antique Motorcycle Show, 23rd Annual
($5) In the Apple Orchard. To enter your
bike, arrive 10-11 am, no extra fee. Music,
historic house tours, petting zoo, hayride,
food.
Sept 15, 11 am-4 pm
SAMUEL FIELD Y Bay Terrace Center,
212-00 23 Ave., Bayside. Info
718.225.6750.
Parent-Child Explorations classes From
birth to 24 mos. Registration now open, call
or visit above address.
For preschool children (3-5 yrs) w/ developmental disabilities ($5 per family)
Ongoing:
-Monday Magic: Learn & Play Bay
Terrace Ctr, 212-00 23 Ave, Bayside
Mondays, 3-4:30 pm as of Oct 2
-Gym and Creative Exploration 58-20
Little Neck Pkwy, Little Neck.
Wednesdays, 3-4:30 pm
Columbus Day Party Little Neck site
Oct 14, 1-2:30 pm

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

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).

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; Except
September Mtg: MONDAY, Sept. 16
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
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.comFor 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
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 hurricane-affected 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 Congregational Church, 148 St & 87 Ave,
Briarwood, 718.938.8869.
Weds 7:30 pm
HANAC Western Queens Caregivers
Network For those caring for Alzheimer’s,
dementia, chronic illness patients. Support,
counseling, info, referrals. 718.777.6941.
Jovenes (Youth) AA
www.jovenesqueensaa.com.102-08
Northern Blvd, Corona, 718.426.7467
Lexington Hearing & Speech Center
Hearing testing, infants to seniors,
www.lexnyc.org, 718.350.3171.
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental
Illness of Queens/Nassau)
Zucker Hillside Hosp., Sloman Aud., 266
St & 76 Ave, Glen Oaks, 718.347.7284.
Narcotics Anonymous
www.westernqueensna.org, 718.962.6244
OCA 85-18 61 Rd, Rego Park, www.
obsessivecompulsiveanonymous.org,
917.443.0355. Saturdays at 10:30 am
Overeaters Anonymous
www.queensoa.org
42-11 155 St, Flushing. Fridays
Queens Counseling Svcs. of Foundation
for Religion and Mental Health 43-43
Bowne St, 1st fl., Flushing, 718.461.6393.
SMART Recovery
www.smartrecovery.org. 97-29 64 Rd,
Rego Park, 212.631.1198. Sundays
Strong Kids Campaign (YMCA)
238-10 Hillside Ave, Bellerose,
718.479.0505.
Venture House 25th Anniversary
Celebration Voluntary psychosocial program or “clubhouse”. 150-10 Hillside Ave,
Jamaica, www.nycharities.org • Sept 19
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, 94-20 Guy R.
Brewer Blvd, Jamaica, 718-262-2000.

ARTS OTHER

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.
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.
Thalia Spanish Theatre 41-17 Greenpoint
Ave, Sunnyside, 718.729.3880

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 MUSEUM
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.
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.
SELF-HELP 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.
SELF-HELP 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)

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