2013-12-18 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Annette Hanze Alberts

Dates & times are subject to change. Recurring 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.

HOLIDAY

Asm. Braunstein Holiday Gift Drive
For hospitalized vets, children (St.
Albans Living Ctr. and NYS Vets
Home). Sugarfree candy, pajamas, slippers, robes, sweaters, socks, toiletries,
puzzles, playing cards; to his ofc 213-
33 39 Ave, Ste 238, Bayside, info
718.357.3588 or Dr. Duke ofc 35-01
202 St, or CB11 ofc, 46-21 Little Neck
Pkwy - To Dec 18

COMMUNITY MEETINGS BOARDS, EDUC. & PRECINCTS

Community Board 3 Mtg FDNY:
Holiday Safety; Louis Armstrong
House Museum Dir. Cogswell to
speak. IS 227, 32-02 Junction Blvd,
E. Elmhurst - Dec 19, 7:45 pm
Community Dist. Ed. Council 26
Mtg MS 67, 51-60 Marathon Pkwy,
Room B44A, Little Neck - Dec 19, 7
pm

GENERAL INTEREST

Briarwood Action Network’s 3rd
Annual Food Drive Benefits
Briarwood Family Residence run by
the Salvation Army for 90 families.
Collecting canned food and diapers.
Donate at HSBC Bank, 137-61 Queens
Blvd; And Key Food Supermarket,
138-37 Queens Blvd.
To Jan 2
Brownfield Cleanup Application
Queens Medallion Leasing, site ID
C241144, 21-03 44 Ave, LIC, 11101.
Review applic at LIC Library, 37-44 21
St, Room 2B, LIC. Info
www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/60058.html,
518.402.9694.
Comments accepted until Dec 20.
Free Flu Shots Sponsored by Sen.
Peralta. 108-74 Roosevelt Ave, Corona.
Pre-Register 718.205.3881.
Dec 18, 10 am-1 pm
Glen Oaks Little League Registration
Now open for Pee Wee, Farms,
International, Majors and Challenger
Divisions (Challenger is for mentally
or physically challenged kids). Info
GOlittleleague1@aol.com; Challenger
info gobbclinic@aol.com.

ARTS, CULTURE, SPORTS

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.

SeƱor Satchmo: Louis Armstrong
in South America To Mar. 31, 2014
MUSEUM OF THE MOVING
IMAGE 36- 01 35th Ave,
Astoria/LIC,
718.777.6888,
www.movingimage.us.
Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas
Part of Jim Henson’s World - Dec 21-
Jan 1 (not 12/24, 12/25); 1 pm
Holiday Puppet Party Workshop
Dec 21, 22, 23, Jan 1; 2:15 or 3:30
pm
Jungle Girl In King Tut’s Fever
Movie Palace - To Jan 24, 2014
See it Big: Great
Cinematographers:
-Children of Men - 12/20, 7 pm
-How Green Was My Valley - 12/21,
3
-Empire of the Sun - 12/21, 6 pm
-Black Narcissus - 12/22, 3 pm
-Lola - 12/22, 6 pm
-The Godfather - 12/27, 7 pm
Translation Party on view in the
lobby
To Jan 4, 2014
Lights, Camera, Astoria! History of
the Astoria studio complex, since
1920 (free w/ admission, $6-$12) -
To Feb 9
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 and Space,
Choreographed: Noguchi and Ruth
Page - To Jan 26, 2014
artCommons in the Queens
International 2103 Join any time to
share or borrow art - To Jan 19
QUEENSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE Queensborough
Performing Arts Ctr., 222-05 56 Ave,
Bayside. Info, tix 718.631.6311,
www.visitqpac.org.
Oratorio Society of Queens Annual
Holiday Concert Excerpts of
Handel’s “Messiah” and traditional
Christmas and Chanukah favorites
($30/ $25 seniors 62+, student ID/
$ 10 age 12 and under) Tix
www.QueensOratorio.org,
718.279.3006 - Dec 22, 4 pm
Workshops for Adults, Teens,
Children For info and registration,
visit www.socratessculpturepark.org.
YORK COLLEGE MUSIC
94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd, Jamaica,
718-262-2000.
York College Big Band Plays the
Blues at PAC - Dec 18, 7 pm
ARTS OTHER
3rd Space, Neural: Cleave ($ 5)
Sound artist Michelle Jaffe, performance artist Marta Jovanovic. QCA,
37-11 35 Ave, Astoria. Info queenscouncilarts.org.
Greek Folk Dancing Classes (free)
26- 80 30 St, Astoria, info, reg
718.726.7329 - Adults: Saturdays 2-
3:30 pm; Children: Fridays, 6-7 pm
Jazz Night w/ Carol Sudhalter
( fl/ sax) & guitarist ( no cover)
Uvarara Restaurant, 79- 28
Metropolitan Ave, Middle Village -

Dec 22, 5-8 pm
Legacy: Photographs from Emily
Fisher Landau’s Gift to the
Whitney Museum of American Art
Fisher Landau Ctr for Art, 38-27 30
St, LIC, 718.937.0727 - To Mar 31,
2014
Making Money Less Scary
Financial Planning & Tax
Preparation for Artists. Queens
Council on the Arts (QCA) presents:
Financial Literacy with Susan Lee
(Build Your Own Business-BYOB
workshops ($10). RSVP queenscouncilarts.org/making-money-less-scary/
QCA, 37-11 35 Ave, Astoria.
Dec 18 & Jan 15, 6-8 pm
Secret Theatre 44-02 23 St, LIC,
www.secrettheatre.com.
-Oliver! Dickens’ classic w/ steampunk influence, music & lyrics by
Lionel Bart ($25) Tix 718.392.0722.
To Dec 22
-Children’s Theatre every Saturday, 2
pm: Princess Particular alternating
w/ Pirate Pete’s Parrot ($15/ $10
children/ 4-pack $40)

HEALTH

Central Queens YM&YWHA 67-09
108 Street, Forest Hills, 718-268-
5011, www.cqy.org.
-Stepping Out of Comfort Zones:
Rabbi Schneier & Imam Shamsi Ali
Discuss Muslim/ Jewish Relations
($ 15 adv/ $ 21 door; incl kosher
desserts) at the Forest Hills Jewish
Center. 106- 06 Queens Blvd
718.263.7000. Tix 718.268.5011
x151; www.cqy.org/tickets
Cross Island YMCA 238-10 Hillside
Ave, Bellerose. ymcanyc.org/crossisland. -Afterschool Programs - To Jun. 20
-Blood Drive - donors receive free
mini-exam. Eligible: Age 16
(w/parental permission) and up; weigh
110 lbs+; good health; age 75+ W/ Dr’s
note.
Dec 22
EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care
206- 20 Linden Blvd, Cambria
Heights. Info www.ehnc.com,
866.539.0999. Most events are
RSVP/ Registration required,
646.476.1294.
Health Workshops:
-Living w/ Diabetes (cooking, medication) - Low-Impact Zumba - Fall
Fitness Workout - Sitting Exercise -
Relaxing Massage - Chair Yoga -
National Alliance on Mental Illness
Family- to- Family Program -
Meditation Made Easy - Info on
Health Care Refore - Cellphones for
Elders - Manage High Blood
Pressure Medication - Caregivers
Support Group - Medicare 101.
Mount Sinai Queens Free Health &
Wellness Events To register call
718.267.4333; info on yoga & blood
pressure at mshq.org/events
-Yoga, age 50+ Douris Tower, 27-40

Hoyt Ave South, 2nd Floor Exercise
Room, Astoria - Tuesdays, 11 am &
noon (registration required)
-Blood Pressure Screening: Catherine
Sheridan Senior Ctr., 35-24 83St,
Jackson Hts - Dec 18, 9-10:30 am
New York Hospital Queens 56-45
Main St., Flushing / 174-03 Horace
Harding Exwy, Fresh Meadows. Call
for schedule, pre-registration,
718.670.1695. Schedule info
NYHQ.org events link.
-Support Groups: Diabetes Educ., New
Moms, Look Good-Feel Better Female
Cancer (Cancer Ctr, 56 Ave & 141 St),
Man to Man Prostate Cancer (Cancer
Ctr), Stress Management for Heart
Patients; Massage Therapy and
Reflexology; Balance and Strength
Training; Tai Chi Class; Yoga;
Scrapbooking for Premie Parents.
No-Cost Digital Mammograms and
Clinical Breast Exams American-
Italian Cancer Foundation. Regularly
comes to various communities. For
women age 50+ w/o insurance; 40+
w/insurance, annual recommended.
Call for info and appointment near you
(required) 877.628.9090.
-St. Paul Chong Ha-Sang Roman
Catholic Church, 32-15 Parsons Blvd,
Flushing
Dec 18, 9 am-4:30 pm
-Elmhurst Baptist Church, 87-37
Whitney Ave, Elmhurst - Dec 22, 9 am-
3:30 pm
Samuel Field Y 58-20 Little Neck
Pkwy, Little Neck, 718.225.6750
www.sfy.org. Programs: Adult Ctr.,
Afterschool, learning disabled, singles, parents, space for parties.
-Early Stage Dementia Care program:
Support group, word games, exercise, current events, music, trips -
Tues & Thurs, 10 am- 2 pm;
Caregiver support for spouses, Weds;
Adult child group Tues. Info
718.225.6750x331 or x243

HISTORICAL SOCIETIES

QUEENS HISTORICAL SOC.
Kingsland Homestead, 143- 35 37
Ave, Flushing. 718.939.0647 x17.
www.queenshistoricalsociety.org.
John Scardina and Friends:
Musical Stylings (covers of artists
like Bonnie Raitt, Mavis Staples,
Mose Allison, Stan Rodgers) ($8nm/
$5m, students, seniors) - Dec 22,
2:30-4:30 pm

LIBRARY

QUEENS LIBRARY SYSTEM
Call the Central Library
718.990.0700; individual branches
near you, or visit www.queenslibrary.org/events for dates, times and
more events; Some events require preregistration; children under 4 must be
w/ adult.
STARTUP! Business Plan
Competition 2013 By QEDC. Take an

idea and develop it into a business plan
in their small business workshops. Info,
visit the Job Information Center. or
718-990-0746; Or QEDC,
718.263.0546. Class code: JR310. 4
training sessions; enter proposal by
March 2014; 3 will win $10,000 seed
money to fund their startup. Visit
www.queensny.org/qedc/business/programs/ startup/.
The Sounds of Science with Bash the
Trash Performance on instruments
made from reused and repurposed
materials; build your own instrument
to keep.
Long Island City Walk (Info: Astoria,
Broadway, Court Square, Long Island
City, Steinway or Sunnyside branches)
Winning team gets local gift certificate.
ASTORIA BRANCH 14-01 Astoria
Boulevard, LIC, 718.278.2220
Exploring Nature With Your Child
Toddlers w/caregivers, stories and art
projects - Weds, 11:30 am-12:15 pm
BROADWAY 4020 Broadway, Astoria,
718.721.2462
Exploring Nature With Your Child
Toddlers w/caregivers, stories and art
projects - Dec 18, 1:15 pm
Zumba Exercise for Adults
Preregistration required - Dec 23, 3 pm
LONG ISLAND CITY 37-44 21
Street, Long Island City. 718.752.3700
Job Search Strategies Pre-register
Dec 20, 1:30 pm
Beginners Word Pre-register Class
Code CC170 - Dec 24, 10 am (12/25,
12/31)
STEINWAY 21-45 31 Street, Long
Island City, 718.728.1965
Village without Women This documentary follows three Serbian brothers who
chaotically attempt to seduce Albanian
women in a last-ditch effort to save
their village.
Dec 21, 2 pm
OTHER EVENTS call or visit online
for time & place & registration (see
above):
Winter Arts & Crafts ages 5-11 yrs;
Mother Goose Infants ages 9-18 mos.;
STARs: Senior Theatre Acting
Repertory; ShapeUp NYC: Yoga/
Stretch; Codecademy Lab free, easy
online platform, learn computer languages Python, HTML/CSS, Ruby,
more; Microsoft Office Suite; Driver
Safety AARP; English Conversation;
New York Cares Recruitment; GED
Math; CPR Training; Saving Energy
and Money;
Computer Classes, various languages;
Book Discussions; Hula-Hooping;
Citizenship Classes; Weekly Food
Waste Drop-Off & Composting;
Project LeafDrop (no twigs, branches);
Learn to Grow; Green Crafts;
What Makes a Mammal a Mammal?
age 6+; Solar One Energy Workshop
For Children; Eco-Crafts for
Preschoolers; Toddler Time; Belly
Dance Workshop pre-register; Zumba.

PARKS & RECREATION

ALLEY POND ENVIRONMENTAL CTR Pre- register for ALL
events. Winter Birthday Parties
($250 and up)
Weekends 10- 12pm; 1- 3pm, some
weekend evenings and weekdays.
Age 2+
228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston,
718.229.4000, www.alleypond.com.
APEC Safari ($6m/$12nm) 6-11 yrs
Dec 21, 11 am-12 pm
Scientifically Speaking-Winter Snow
Globes ($24) Adults & ages 9+
Dec 21, 1-3 pm
Nature’s Snoozers ($21) ages 5, 6 only
Dec 21, 1:30-3:30 pm
Quilting Club ($5/week attended)
Mondays 2:30-4:30 pm. adults
(Knot Only) Knitting Circle ($3m/
$5nm per mtg) Every other Monday, 6-
8 pm Adventure Hour ages 18-36
mos.; Storytime Safari ages 3-4, 5-
7; Animal Care Trainee ages 8-12
(call for info)
QUEENS BOTANICAL GARDEN
43- 50 Main St, Flushing,
718.886.3800, www.queensbotanical.org.
Deconstructed Flowers Art Exhibit
in Visitor & Admin. Bldg.
To Jan 25, 2014

SENIOR CENTERS, ACTIVITIES

Kew Gardens Community Center
80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202
-English Tutoring by appointment
-Comedy Workshop - Mon/Fri 9:30
am
Queens Community House 108-25
62 Dr, Forest Hills, 718.591.3377.
-Jazz Trio: Carol Sudhalter , Andrew
Lim, Rick Palley - Dec 18, 1-2:30 pm
-Peer Support Group, Weds, 1 pm
-Free Legal Counseling: Power of
attorney, medical proxy designation,
advice. By appointment, call above.
-Wellness Class, call for info.
Regal Heights Rehab Center 70-05
35 Ave, Jackson Hts.
-Cncl. Dromm’s Holiday Singalong.
Info 718.672.6399 - Dec 22, 2:30-
4:30

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 Angelo Graci Republican Club Community Center of Christ Lutheran Church, 101 Ave & 86 St,

Ozone Park.
Every 4th Tues, not Jul, Aug, Dec)
Bella Italia Mia ($5m/ $7nm) Christ
the King HS, 3rd Floor, 68-02
Metropolitan Ave, Middle Village.
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 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.
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.
-Queens College Evening Readings
to Apr 8, 2014 - 7 pm
- Queens Symphony Orchestra
Family Concerts to Apr 6, 2014 -
noon
-Chamber Music Live to December
13, 10 am; Revelations: Arts
Education for Young People
To May 14, 2014, 10:00 am
-Free Social Anxiety Support &
Treatment for Queens Residents
QC Psychological Ctr. Email contact
info, best times, & whether it’s ok to
leave a msg. to QCPC@qc.cuny.edu.
- 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.
EMBLEMHEALTH NEIGHBORHOOD CARE 206-20 Linden Blvd,
Cambria Heights. Info
www.ehnc.com, 866.539.0999. Most
events are RSVP/ Registration
required, 646.476.1294.
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 50+ w/o insurance;
40+ w/insurance, 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
O-Negative) 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.
Movie Nights every other Friday
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, winter
recessbirthday parties, internships.
Ongoing.
-Family & Adult Programs
Hiking Club, Astronomy, Knitting.
-Nature Education Programs ages 18

mos. - 4 yrs. Now registering for sessions thru Dec. Call for info.
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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