2013-09-25 / 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, freewebs.com/bellaitaliamia. -16th Anniversary Dinner Dance ($35m/
$45nm) • Oct 20
Cultural Assn. of the Molise Region: -
-Italian Lessons for Children ($150; 10 onehour classes) 31-16 36 Ave, LIC. Info: camruco.org. Saturdays as of
Sept 28, 9-10 am

COMMUNITY BOARDS, EDUC. & PCT.

Community District Education Council
26 Public Mtg. M.S. 67, 51-60 Marathon
Pkwy, Little Neck, Room B44A • Sept 26, 7
pm
Community District Education Council
26 One vacancy for CDEC. Must have child
in English Language Learner (ELL), Get
application from your school’s parent coordinator or at district ofc. below. Deadline:
Oct. 30, 2013, hand deliver to MS 74, Attn
Marian Mason, 61-15 Oceana St, Room 128,
Bayside or email mmason@schools.nyc.gov.

GENERAL INTEREST

Affordable Care Act for Small Business
Owners Open House at LaGuardia CC:
Insurance options, costs, tax credits, enrollment, dispute resolution. B-Building at
Small Business Development Center, room
B-A02, 30-20 Thomson Ave, LIC, RSVP
718.482.5493 • Sept 30; Oct 8, 15, 29 all
9:30-10:30 am)
AIA Annual Queens Golf Outing Honor
and Benefit Scholarship Recipients. Lunch,
dinner and/or golf. Clearview Park Golf
Course. Info 347.946.2427, aiaqueenschapter@gmail.com; 718.809.3256, macosentinoarch@aol.com.
Bus Tour of LaGuardia Airport (free) By
UCCA. Meet at McManus Memorial Pk, 81
St & Ditmars Blvd. Info, reservations
917.742.6975 • Sept 26, 10 am
Business to Business Trade Show &
Luncheon (free; Reservation required for
Luncheon) Terrace on the Park, Flushing
Meadows, 52-11 111 St. To purchase exhibit
table, program listing, or Luncheon tix contact ismith@licpartnership.org,
718.786.5300, ext 21.
Nov 13, (Trade Show 9 am-2 pm; Luncheon
12:30 pm)
BYOB (Build Your Own Business) in
Brief: Navigating Health Insurance under
the Affordable Care Act. (free; RSVP
required) 37-11 35 Ave, Astoria. RSVP at

queenscouncilarts.org.
Sept 26, 6-8 pm
LIC Green Films (free) At Coffeed, 37-18
Northern Blvd, LIC. Info
www.meetup.com/resiliencynyc/ and
www.beyondoilnyc.org.
-Crisis of Civilization Dark comedy/ documentury connects dots between global crises
• Sept 30, 7 pm (free online crisisofcivilization.com)
President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades
invited to The Federation of Hellenic
Societies of Greater New York for community dialogue. Stathakion Cultural Center, 22-
51 29 Street, Astoria. Info 718.545.7202 •
Sept 27, 8 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
Recycling Day By Sen. Addabbo & Asm.
Miller. Clothing, electronics (not appliances), paper, carpet, books, household, eyeglasses (donation). Seuffert Bandshell parking lot, Forest Park Dr., 1 block west of
Woodhaven Blvd, Woodhaven.
Sept 29, 10 am-2 pm (rain or shine)
Sen. Addabbo Mobile Office Glendale
Library, 78-60 73 Pl • Sept 26, 5:30-7 pm

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

FLUSHING TOWN HALL Northern Blvd
& Linden Pl, 718.463.7700, www.flushingtownhall.org.
The Fish Bowl - Art by Edward Cadiz
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
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.
Isamu Noguchi and Qi Baishi: Beijing
1930 • To Jan 26, 2014

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)
QUEENS THEATRE
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
www.queenstheatre.org, 718.760.0064.
Robert Klein ($25-$35; Gazette special:
save 15%, code GAZETTE 15)
Sept 28, 29
QUEENSBOROUGH COMMUNITY
COLLEGE 222-05 56 Avenue Bayside.
Info, tix 718.631.6311, www.visitqpac.org.
Pat Boone • Sept 29, 3 pm
Queens Symphonic Band Openings for
woodwind, brass, bass and percussion instrumentalists.

No audition required, sit in on
next concert - Dec 8. Bring your instrument.
Info 718.340.8324.
Rehearsals Wednesdays, 7:15-9:45 pm
Space Gallery Exhibition Art by Rafael
Colon Benefiting soldiers suffering from
PTSD and Suicides in the Military. 29-09 39
Ave, LIC.
Sept. 26

SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK
32-01 Vernon Blvd, LIC, 718.956. 9819,
wwwsocratessculpturepark.org.
Annual Benefit Gala Sunset cocktails, live
music, maritime cuisine, boat rides.
At Waterfront studio of Mark di Suvero,
Spacetime C.C., 30-40 Vernon Blvd, LIC.
Info, reserv. gala@socratessculpturepark.org
• Sept 19, 6:30-9:30pm
Workshops for Adults, Teens, Children
For info and registration, visit
www.socratessculpturepark.org.

ARTS OTHER

Astoria Art Festival multi-venue, weeklong, Queens artists only.
www.facebook.com/astoriaartfestival?ref=st
ream • Sept 27- Oct 6
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.
To Sept 29
Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra
Auditions/ rehearsals. Forest Hills Jewish
Ctr., 106-06 Queens Blvd.
Wednesdays, 7:30-10 pm
Oldies Night ($25 advance/ $30 door;
includes pasta supper) By Kiwanis Club of
Sunnyside benefits local children’s programs. Sunnyside community Svcs., 43-31
39 St. Tix 718.729.7634, sunnysidekiwanis@gmail.com.
Sept 28, 6:30-10:30 pm
Queens Arts Fund Grant
Deadline, Oct 10
Secret Theatre 44-02 23 St, LIC,
www.secrettheatre.com.
-A Midsummer Night’s Dream ($18)
Sept 26-Oct 12
York College Music 94-20 Guy R. Brewer
Blvd, Jamaica, 718-262-2000.
-Queens Royalty Concert at 165th St.
Pedestrian Mall (off Jamaica Ave.)
Sept 25, 5:30 p.m.

DINING

CALDC Third Community Celebration
Dinner ($100 ticket/ $100 raffle for (2)
JetBlue tix to anywhere in USA/ $150 pkg
for both) Honoring George Alexiou, Stephen
Cirabisi, George Onorato. Astoria World
Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd. Check to Central
Astoria LDC, 25-69 38 St, Astoria, 11103,
info 718.728.7820 • Oct 30, 6-9 pm (respond
before Oct 10)

HEALTH

Cross Island YMCA Bellerose.
ymcanyc.org/crossisland.
-Open House Sept 26, 5-8 pm; Oct 12, noon-
4 pm. Membership special: Free to join to
Oct 14
-Afterschool Programs • To Jun. 20
Mount Sinai Queens Free Health &
Wellness Events To register call
718.267.4333; info on yoga & blood pressure at mshq.org/events
-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)
-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)
Blood Pressure Screening:
-Dellamonica-Steinway Senior Ctr, 23-56
Broadway, Astoria • Oct 2, 9-10 am
-Hellenic Cultural Ctr, 27-09 Crescent St,
LIC • Oct 2, 10:15-11 am
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
No-Cost Breast Cancer Screening Sen.
Addabbo sponsored. Maspeth Federal
Saving parking lot, 69 St & Grand Ave,
Maspeth • Sept 27, 9 am-5
No-Cost Prostate Screening Sen. Addabbo
sponsored. Woodhaven/ Richmond Hill
Volunteer Ambulance Corps, 78-15 Jamaica
Ave, Woodhaven.
Sept 28, noon-2 pm (appointment
718.738.1111)
North Shore-LIJ Health System
-Positively Pink: Education and training to
promote breast health. 718.470.4165
Sept 26, 9-11 am
Walk to End Alzheimer’s Flushing
Meadows, 56 Ave & 111 St. Register, sponsor, donate, volunteer, 800.272.3900,
www.alznyc.org/queenswalk. Dogs welcome • Sept 29, 9 am-noon (2-miles; rain or
shine)

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.
Smithsonian Museum’s Museum Day
(free tix worth $5 download from above
website) Sept 28

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. Those wishing to start their
own business can attend orientation in at var-

ious branches; 4 training sessions; enter proposal by March 2014; 3 will win $10,000
seed money to fund their startup. visit the
Job Information Center or call 718-990-
0746. Class code: JR310. Or contact QEDC,
718.263.0546, visit
www.queensny.org/qedc/business/programs/ startup/. Workshops:
Sept 25, 6 pm, Flushing Branch
Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; 7 pm Central Branch
Learn how to take an idea and develop it
into a business plan in our small business
workshops. For further information, please
visit the Job Information Center or call 718-
990-0746. Class code: JR310
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
WOODHAVEN 85-41 Forest Pkwy,
718.849.1010.
A Journey Through the Sounds of Latin
America By La Voz de Tres: Brazilian,
Cuban & Mexican boleros, Argentine,
Chilean, Andean & more.
Sept 26, 5 pm

PARKS & RECREATION

ALLEY POND ENVIRONMENTAL
CENTER (APEC) 228-06 Northern Blvd,
Douglaston, 718.229.4000. New Fall
Programs: infant to 13 yrs, afterschool,
weekly, winter recess; high school internship; family; adult. PRE-REGISTRATION
REQUIRED ALL EVENTS
Nature Education Programs ages 18 mos.
- 4 yrs. Now registering for sessions thru
Dec. Call for info.
Children’s Nature Photography
($54m/$66nm) ages 5-9
Sept 29, 10:30 am to noon
Festival of Little Neck Bay (free)
Celebrate National Estuaries Day 2013, live
animals, honey tasting, arts & crafts, guided
nature walks, music, canoe and boat rides,
more.
Sept 28, 11 am-3 pm
QUEENS COUNTY FARM MUSEUM
73-50 Little Neck Pkwy, Floral Park,
718.347.3276, www.queensfarm.org.
Amazing Maize Maze ($9/ $5 ages 4-11/
free 3 yrs and under) Sat & Sun, To Oct. 27,
11 am-4:30 pm;
Maze by Moonlight: Oct 5, 12; 9 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 registration:
-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

Christ the King Alumni & Friends Golf
Classic Sponsorship opportunity, donations
welcome. Cherry Valley Country Club, 28
Rockaway Ave, Garden City. Call 718-366-
7400 or alumnictkrhs.org for reservation or
donation • Oct 7
Monsignor McClancy Parents’ Club
Winter Wonderland Fall Auction ($50
incl. dinner, open bar, door prizes) 30th
anniversary, raffles for trips. Riccardo’s by
the Bridge, 21-10 24 Ave, Astoria. Donations
accepted. Send check w/your name, address,
number of tix requested to Msgr. McClancy
H.S. Finance Office, 71-06 31st Ave, East
Elmhurst, NY 11370 • Nov 22, 7 pm
St. John’s Prep (Brooklyn) 50th
Anniversary, Class of 1963 Mass at 6 pm
followed by cocktails and dinner. New York
Athletic Club. SJP Alumni Office,
718.721.7200 x686 or alumni1@stjohnsprepschool.org • Nov 23

SENIOR CENTERS, ACTIVITIES

(Full listing online, “Ongoing...”)

City Parks Foundation Seniors Fitness
Free Tennis and Yoga Instruction at Parks:
Astoria Park, Cunningham, Flushing
Meadows, Roy Wilkins. Info, schedule:
718.760.6999
To Nov 1

Street Fairs/ Flea Mkts

Forest Hills Fall Festival Crafts, kids’ rides,
200+ vendors. Austin St (69 Rd-72 Rd) •
Sept 29, noon-6 pm (rain or shine)

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.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
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)
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.obsess ivecompulsiveanonymous.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.
Queens Symphonic Band Openings for
woodwind, brass, bass and percussion instrumentalists. No audition required, sit in on
next concert - Dec 8. Bring your instrument.
Info 718.340.8324.
Rehearsals Wednesdays, 7:15-9:45 pm
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.
Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra
Auditions/ rehearsals. Forest Hills Jewish
Ctr., 106-06 Queens Blvd.
Wednesdays, 7:30-10 pm
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.
Jewish Guild Healthcare Healthcare services for visually impaired and multi-disabled. Info 212.769.6263, www.guildhealth.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 EVENTS

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)

*Composting tips: freeze 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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