2014-04-02 / 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.

COMMUNITY MEETINGS CLUBS

Asm. Simotas, UCCA Annual Town Hall
Meeting to Address Community
Concerns Panel of agency commissioners,
elected officials for Q&A, address issues.
Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35
Ave, Astoria - Apr 3, 6:30-9:30 pm
Astoria Civic Assn. Riccardo’s, 21-01
24 Ave, Astoria, info 718.545.5353.
-Judge Ch. Vallone Scholarship Dance
($65 incl. cocktails, dinner; raffle avail.
now $50, prizes: $2,500, $1,500, $1,000)
At Riccardo’s.
Apr 5, 6:30 pm
-Mtg. w/ PC Bratton - Apr 8, 7 pm
Bella Italia Mia: Long Island Italian
Americans ($5m/ $7nm)Christ the King
HS, 3rd Floor, 68-02 Metropolitan Ave,
Middle Village - Apr 6, noon
Cultural Assn. of the Molise Region
Italian Classes (10 sessions, $275) all
levels. 31-16 36 Ave, LIC,
www.camr.org - Weds, 6:30-8:30 pm,
starting Apr 2 - Jun 4
Greek American Homeowners Assn
General Mtg 23-49 31 St, Astoria.
Apr 2, 7 pm
United Community Civic Association
(UCCA) Annual Town Hall Meeting to
Address Community Concerns by
Asm. Simotas & UCCA. Museum of
Moving Image, 36-01 35 Ave., Astoria.
Apr 3, 6:30-9:30 pm

COMMUNITY BOARDS, EDUC. & PCT.

Community Bd. 1 Mtg. Astoria World
Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd. Info 718-
626-1021.
[next meeting date changed to Apr 8]
Community Bd. 2 Mtg. Sunnyside
Comm. Svcs, 43-31 39 St, Ground floor,
Sunnyside. Info 718.533.8773,
www.QueensCB.org - Apr 3, 7 pm
Community Bd. 4 Mtg. VFW Post 150,
51-11 108 St, Corona, 718.760.3141.
Apr 8, 7 pm

GENERAL

Cncl. Van Bramer’sAnnual Open
House Celebrating Women’s History
Month Dist. Ofc. 47-01 Queens Blvd,
Ste 205, Sunnyside - Apr 5, noon-2 pm
E-Waste & Eyeglasses Recycling By
Queens Pride Lions Club, Jackson Hts
US Post Ofc, 78-02 37 Ave. (free raffle
for MacBook Air, Zipcar members $15
coupon) - Apr 6, 10 am-4 pm
Free Colonoscopy Screenings The #2
cancer killer. Age 50+, once a decade.
Info for screening American Cancer Soc
800.227.2345.
Free English Conversation Classes
Family Justice Center, 126-02 82 Ave.

Send full name, date of birth, phone
number, email to susanj@fjcnyc.org to
REGISTER (limited space). Childcare
avail. 3+ yrs. Fridays, Apr 25-Jun 27
Free Legal Clinics in Jackson Hts
Family law, Immigration, Health,
Housing, Employment, Tax, Public
Assist., Disability, Small Bus., more.
Chhaya CDC, 37-43 77 St, 2nd Fl. Info
718.478.3848. Second Tuesday of each
month, 5-7 pm
Free Medicaid, SNAP Screenings 3rd
Thursdays, Cncl. Ferreras’ ofc 32-33A
Junction Blvd, E. Elmhurst,
718.651.1917.
Free Naturalization Assistance
Immaculate Conception Parish, 21-47
29th St, Astoria. By appointment:
855.622.6242 (Cambia Tu Vida). Info
347.472.3500, catholicmigration.org.
Apr 5
Free Tax Prep Svcs., Food Bank for
NYC By Sen. Peralta, Cncl. Ferreras.
For those earning $50K or less, w/dependents or $18K or less, no dependents.
Transfiguration of Christ Greek
Orthodox Church, 38-05 98 St, Corona.
Bring SS card, photo ID, W2 1099 1098-
T forms, etc. Info foodbanknyc.org. To
Apr 15; Mon-Thurs, 10 am-7 pm; Fri 10
am-5 pm; Sat 9 am-5 pm)
Jackson Heights Al-Anon At St. Mark’s
Episcopal Church, 82 St & 34 Ave, 1st
Floor, Parish House, 718.457.1511 -
Tuesdays, 8:30 pm
NY Cares Rockaway Challenge
Complete 5 or 10 projects for a prize.
www.newyorkcares.org/projects/rockaway volunteer-challenge for info, sign
up - To May 1
Ridgewood Savings Bank Homebuyers
and Financial Ed. Events (free)
-First-Time Homebuyers’ Workshops
(6:15-8:15 pm):
Apr 8, Main Ofc, 71-02 Forest Ave,
Ridgewood;
Apr 22, Astoria Branch, 43-14 Ditmars
Blvd, Astoria;
Jun 3, Grand Ave. Branch, 74-25 Grand
Ave, Elmhurst.
-Financial Education Seminar - Grand
Ave. Branch, 74-25 Grand Ave, Elmhurst
- May 14, 6:15-7:45 pm
Rockaway Rotary Ocean Run in
honor or Barbara Eisenstadt (registered participants get T-shirts; dozens
trophies, prizes awarded) sign up online
www.rockawayrotary.com.
May 4
Summer Youth Employment Program
(SYEP) For ages 14-24, Application
Deadline: Apr 25 (Info, enroll:
www.nyc.gov/dycd)

ARTS, CULTURE, SPORTS

LAGUARDIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE 31-10 Thomson Ave, LIC.
718.482.5055, www.lagcc.cuny.edu/
www.laguardiaperformingarts.org.
Rough Draft Festival Plays, poetry, theatre workshops, Q&A w/ creators (free)
LPAC - To Apr 2
MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, LIC,
718.784.2084.
GCC: Achievements in Retrospective
To May 25

James Ferraro: 100% To Jun 13
Taster’s Choice To May 25
MUSEUM OF THE MOVING
IMAGE 36-01 35th Ave, Astoria/LIC,
718.777.6888, www.movingimage.us.
Atom Man vs. Superman in Tut’s Fever
Movie Palace - Sat & Sun 1, 2, 3:30 pm;
Weds-Fri, 2 pm - To May 9
Game Design Jam for Teens (free)
Apr 4, 4:30-7:30 pm
Wolf at the Door (O Lobo atrás da Porta)
($12, $9) Part of Havana Film Festival
New York; Dir. Fernando Coimbra in person - Apr 4, 7:00 p.m.
Screening & Live Event
Unit 7 (Grupo 7) Part of Panorama Europe;
Dir. Alberto Rodriguez in person
Friday, Apr 4, 7:00 p.m.
Workshop: Drop-in Moving Image
Studio (free w/ adm., age 7+)
Apr 5, 12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
QUEENS COLLEGE 65-30 Kissena
Blvd, Flushing, 718.997.5000.
Ballerina Swan  Cancelled


Barbara Cook, Broadway Legend
($69, $55, $45) Colden Aud.
May 10, 8 pm
QUEENS MUSEUM OF ART
Flushing Meadows Park, 718.592. 9700,
www.queensmuseum.org.
Erasing Borders 2014: Contemporary
Indian Art of the Diaspora - To Apr
13
Citizens of the World: Cuba in Queens
To Apr 6
Los Angeles Poverty Department
Documentaries Screening (1986 -
2013) - To May 11
QUEENS THEATRE
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
www.queenstheatre.org, 718.760.0064.
Family Series ($14/ $100 flex pass)
King Lear Titan Theatre Co.
Apr 25 - May 11
SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK
32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC, 718.956.
9819, wwwsocratessculpturepark.org.
Fact of the Matter 9 artists who’ve
shown at the park. 1285 Ave. of the
Americas Art Gallery, W51 & W52 Sts,
Manhattan - To May 16
York College Music 94-20 Guy R.
Brewer Blvd, Jamaica, 718-262-2000.
-YorkJam ‘14: A celebration of NYC HS
jazz ensembles. W/ All -City Jazz
Ensemble, Fordham HS for Arts Jazz
Ensemble, Talent Unlimited Jazz
Ensemble, York College Blue Notes.
Academic Core, 3D01
Apr 5, 2 pm

ARTS, ENTERTAINMENT OTHER

Cirque du Soleil: Amaluna ($45 - $145)
Mysterious island governed by enchanted
goddesses. Citi Field, 123-01 Roosevelt
Ave, Flushing - To May 11
Oratorio Society of Queens
Rehearsals Choral singing. Mass in F
minor by Bruckner and more for Annual
Spring concert [May 18]. FSG Hall at
Temple Beth Sholom, 172 St & Northern
Blvd, Flushing. Reservation required
718.279.3006.
Mondays, 7:45 pm

Peace, Love & Potter Austin’s Ale
House, 82-70 Austin St, Kew Gardens.
Apr 2- 22 (opening Apr 2, 6-10 pm)
Queens Council on the Arts
37-11 35 Ave, Astoria, www.queenscouncilarts.org.
-3rd Space: Queens Artists Slam
($5/$0m) - Apr 4, 7-9 pm
-Build Your Own Business - Fundraising
101 ($10/ members free) Apr 9, 6-8 pm
-The Art of Ghost Dumplings. Book
launch & Rockaway Beach block party
($75) Book launch: The Hungry Ghost
by Hoong Y.L. Krakauer. RSVP
www.queenscouncilarts.org.
Apr 11, 7 pm
Secret Theatre Musicals, 44-02 23 St,
LIC, tix www.secrettheatre.com,
718.392.0722.
-Mare Nostrum Elements dance co. presents: Last Chance ($15 adv/ $18 door,
cash) - Apr 3 (opening) - Apr 6
-Pirate Pete’s Parrot / Princess
Particular Children’s musicals by
Richard Mazda. ($10 children/ $15
adults/ 4 tix $10 family pkg)
Alternating Saturdays, 2 pm
-Queens Secret Improv Club (join for
free adm, drink specials) Info, schedule
www.queens-secret.com.
Thalia Spanish Theatre Bilingual
Theatre/Movement for Children
Workshop (ages 5-8 & 9-13, 14 sessions
$150; 2+ children discount; concludes
w/ performance) 41-17 Greenpoint Ave,
Sunnyside, 718.729.3880 - To Jun 7

DINNERS, DANCES, MORE

Cinderella Ball: 2nd Annual Adult Prom
Fundraiser Black Tie Affair, for underprivileged junior & high school seniors by
Make My Mother Proud, Gaining Our
Dignity & Project Window (Sponsorships
avail; $50 incl buffet dinner, open bar,
dessert, entertainment). Info call
646.373.9683, 646.260.0722. Tix mmmpadultpromfundraiser. eventbrite.com. 127-
08 Merrick Blvd, Springfield Gdns - Apr
19, 10 pm-3 am
Judge Vallone Scholarship Dance ($65
cocktail hr, dinner-dance, raffle first prize
$2,500) Riccardo’s - Apr 5, 6:30-11:30 pm
New Visions Democratic Club - 39th
A.D. Part A, Annual Dinner Dance ($70
contrib/ journal ads avail/ 10-table $630)
Info 718.424.2162. Bruno’s on the
Boulevard, 88-25 Astoria Blvd., E
Elmhurst - Apr 3, 6:30-9:30 pm

HEALTH

American Heart Assn. Dinner 7th
Annual Go Red For Women. Terrace on
the Park. Tix, info, sponsorships
516.450.9131 - Apr 2
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 & Flavor Latino Kitchen (in
Spanish) - Apr 2
Mount Sinai Queens Free Health &
Wellness Events To register call
718.267.4333; info on yoga & blood pres-

sure at mshq.org/events
-A New Low in Blood Pressure - JVLDimotsis Vallone Senior Ctr, 27-40 Hoyt
Ave South, Astoria - Apr 4, 10:30 am
-Community CPR Training Class - Church
of the Redeemer, 30-14 Crescent St,
Astoria - Apr 8, 6:30 pm
-Blood Pressure Screening (free):
Apr 2: 9-10 am: Dellamonica-Steinway
Senior Ctr, 23-56 Broadway, Astoria;
10:15-11 am: Hellenic Cultural Ctr, 27-09
Crescent St, LiC.
Apr 9, 10:30-noon: Happy Seniors NW
Astoria / Immaculate Conception Church,
21-47 29 St, LIC.
Apr 16, 9-10:30 am: Catherine Sheridan
Senior Ctr., 35-24 83St, Jackson Hts
-Yoga, age 50+ Douris Tower, 27-40 Hoyt
Ave South, 2nd Floor Exercise Room,
Astoria - Tuesdays, 11 am & noon (registration required)
New York Hospital Queens 56-45 Main
St., Flushing. 174-03 Horace Harding
Exwy, Fresh Meadows. Support groups,
blood drives, classes Schedule, pre-registration, info NYHQ.org events link,
718.670.1695; Bloodmobile, call
718.661.7987.
-Classes/Support Groups: Diabetes Educ.,
Epilepsy, New Moms, Look Good-Feel
Better Female Cancer (Cancer Ctr, 56 Ave
& 141 St), Man to Man Prostate Cancer
(Cancer Ctr, 56 Ave & 141 St), Kidney
Disease; Stress Management for Heart
Patients; Massage Therapy and
Reflexology; Childbirth Education;
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 (required) near you, 877.628.9090.
-New Korean Church of NY, 202-20 45
Ave, Bayside - Apr 3, 9 am-4:30 pm
-HANAC Ravenswood NORC, 34-35A 12
St, Astoria - Apr 4, 9 am-4:30 pm
-Queens Health Ctr., 97-04 Sutphin Blvd,
Jamaica - Apr 9, 9 am-4:30 pm

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.
BHS 50th Anniversary Gala ($75m/
$85nm) Info, sponsorship opps, journal
ads 914.329.4948. RSVP by Apr 18
718.352.1548 - May 3, 7 pm
The Business of Bayside Photo Exhibit
at the Castle for 100th Anniv. Bayside
Day Open call for photos from business
owners or photographers, amateur or
professional. 718.352.1548.

LIBRARY

QUEENS LIBRARY SYSTEM
Event schedules: visit www.queenslibrary.org/events; call Central Library
718.990.0700; individual branches.

At Many Branches:
Toddler Time Weekly, 30-min., storytime;
books, songs, fingerplays. Ages 2-4 yrs.
Caregivers must also attend.
Weekly Food Waste Drop-Off Bring
frozen food scraps (incl. coffee grounds,
incl. paper filter; tea bags; egg, nut shells;
bread, pasta with no toppings), No animal
products please!
Exploring Nature With Your Child
Toddlers w/caregivers, stories, art projects
Citizenship Classes American history,
government, culture, to pass the exam.
Earth Hour; Beginner, Intermediate
Computer class; Job Seeking Skills classes; Crafts; Yoga; Dance.
ASTORIA BRANCH 14-01 Astoria
Boulevard, LIC, 718.278.2220
Toddlers Nature Discovery
Earth Hour Environmental science, from
water cycles, electricity, ecological; interactive fun for kids. Info greening.queenslibrary.org
BROADWAY BRANCH
Exploring Nature w/ Your Child
Wednesdays, 1:15 pm
• Citizenship Classes; Earth Hour,
Mother Goose Time; Eco-Agents:
Environmental Action for Teens
LONG ISLAND CITY BRANCH
ProjectArt (10-sessions) ages 8-12. various media • Functional Fitness for Real
Life Activities for Older Adults
CENTRAL LIBRARY 89-11 Merrick
Blvd, Jamaica
Classic Movies (Thurs, Apr 3, 10, 17, 24;
2-4:30 pm) Bringing Up Baby, Apr 3
Movie Night (Weds, Apr 2, 9, 16, 23; 6-
8:30 pm) American Hustle, Apr 2;
Anchorman 2, Apr 9
FLUSHING BRANCH
The Poetry Show, Poetry For You & Me
Visual presentation by Michael Prusen, followed by Open Mic - Apr 3, 6:30 pm
STEINWAY BRANCH
Playgroup (toddlers w/ caregiver) play,
learn to share - Wednesdays, 11 am
Storytime Preschoolers listen to stories
and enjoy fingerplays.
Mondays, 10:30 am
Crafts for the Very Young (toddlers
develop fine motor skills) Mondays, 11am
Outdoor Organic Gardening
Microsoft Excel for Beginners

PARKS & RECREATION

ALLEY POND ENVIRONMENTAL
CTR (APEC) 228-06 Northern Blvd,
Douglaston, 718.229.4000, www.alleypond.com. Pre-register for ALL events.
Young Discoverers Club ($24) ages 8-12
yrs - Apr 5, 10:30 am-12:30 pm
Science Fair 101 - Super Coaster ($24)
ages 7-8 yrs - Apr 5, 1:30-3 pm
Storytime Safari - Flowers ($18) 5-6 yrs
Apr 5, 1:30-3 pm
Star Safari Astronomy Adventure ($16/
$7 children) adults, kids ages 9+
Apr 5, 7:30-9:30 pm
Animal Care Trainee ($21) 8-12 yrs
Apr 6, 10 am-noon
Adventure Hour - Flowers ($16 per parent) 18 mos-36 mos - Apr 6, 1:30-2:45 pm
APEC’s 2014 Green Gala at Terrace on
the Park ($150 incl. cocktails, dinner,
silent auction, special awards, more)
Apr 10, 6-10 pm

Wine Tasting Fundraiser for APEC
($60m/$65nm 4 appetizers w/ wine pairings, wine presentation) Adults. Free
babysitting at APEC, 6:15-9:45 pm.
Papazzio Restaurant, 39-38 Bell Blvd,
Bayside - May 19, 6:30-9:30 pm
FLUSHING MEADOWS-CORONA
PARK
Wildlife Conservation Soc. Queens
Zoo Spring Teen Program ages 13-17
work w/zookeepers, conduct animal
behavior studies, urban ecology, more.
($450m/ $500 nm) 53-51 111 St. Info
718.271.1500, www.queenszoo.com.
Apr 6, 13, 27; 9 am-1 pm
QUEENS BOTANICAL GARDEN 43-
50 Main St, Flushing, 718.886.3800,
www.queensbotanical.org. (free adm.
after 4 pm Sun)
Opening Weekend (free w/ Garden
adm) Garden Tour, 1 pm; Botanical Craft
for kids, 2-5 pm; QBG’s mascot, Flora
will be on hand - Apr 5, 6 Taiwan: A
World of Orchids (free w/ Garden adm)
Orchids display, 9 am-3 pm; Children’s
Activities, 10 am-2 pm; Garden Tour, 1
pm; Live Music, 2:30 pm. Sample tea
and Taiwanese treats while supplies last;
- Apr 5, 9 am-3 pm
QBG Plant & Orchid Sale Apr 6
HSBC Children’s Garden Spring
Session ($185nm/ $166m) ages 5-12 yrs.
Plant, harvest vegs, flowers, visit Bee
Garden, more. Info www.queensbotanical.org/programs/childrensgarden
Apr 5 - Jun 14
Art in the Garden: Get the Picture?
(free w/ Garden adm.) Visitor & Admin.
Bldg - To May 4
QUEENS COUNTY FARM MUSEUM
73-50 Little Neck Pkwy, Floral Park,
718.347.3276, www.queensfarm.org.
Children’s Carnival ($11) Rides
(height rules apply), midway games,
prizes, hayrides, entertainment.
Apr 5, 6, 12, 13; 11 am-6 pm

SCHOOL EVENTS

Career and Professional Programs
(CAPP) Spanish speakers: Computer
incl. basic & Microsoft Office; 10 hr
OSHA Construction Training; Childcare
certification training; Healthcare
Interpreter (Spanish & Polish).
LaGuardia Community College, 31-10
Thomson Ave, Rm M-143, LIC, info
718.482.5481, email
aceprofessional@lagcc.cuny.edu.
Martin Luther School On the High
Seas: MLS Celebrate Kids Auction
($70; Captain’s table $100, limited seats,
unlim’d drinks, wait svc) MLS, 60-02
Maspeth Ave, Maspeth, 718.894.4000.
5:30 - 6:45 pm: Silent auction, raffles,
cocktails, buffet. Live auction 7 pm,
dessert - Apr 26, 5:30 pm

SENIOR CENTERS, ACTIVITIES

Kew Gardens Community Center
80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202,
718.268.5960.
-The Story of Passover - Haggadah readings, music, dance presentation (contribution welcome) -Apr 9, 1:30 pm
-Communicating w/ Your Home
Attendant by Dr Gingold - Apr 10, 1:30
-Getting Rid of Clutter - Apr 22, 11 am
-Meditation class - Thursday, 10 am

Queens Community House 108-25 62
Dr, Forest Hills, 718.591.3377.
-Caregiver Support Groups: RSVP
718.268.5960 x226.
-Eviction Prevention Unit (EPU)
Negotiate w/landlords, identify emergency resources, stabilize long-term living situation.

STREET FAIRS, FLEA, FARMERS’ MKTS

Metropolitan Avenue Festival By
Kiwanis Club. Free children’s rides (11
am-1 pm), food & craft vendors, games,
mobile pet adoption, FDNY fire safety
exhibition - 73 Pl & 79 St,
Apr 6, 11 am-6 pm

ONGOING; ORGANIZATIONS

(* = newly added listings)

COMMUNITY MEETINGS CLUBS

American Legion Post 298
30-61 87 St, East Elmhurst.
1st Mon, 8 pm
American Legion & Ladies Aux. Post
118 89-02 91st St, Woodhaven,
718.846.6116. • 2nd/3rd Mon, 8 pm
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. Community
Bd. 2 Mtg. Info www.QueensCB.org,
718.533.8773.
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.
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.
obsessivecompulsiveanonymous.org,
917.443.0355. Saturdays at 10:30 am
Overeaters Anonymous
www.queensoa.org
42-11 155 St, Flushing. Fridays
Queens Community House Caregiver
Support Groups:
-1st & 3rd Mondays, 6-7:30 pm info &
reg: 718.268.5960 x226, 80-02 Kew
Gardens Rd, #202, Kew Gardens.
-2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 1-2:30 pm, info &
reg: 718.268.5960 x226, 80-02 Kew
Gardens Rd, #202, Kew Gardens.
-1st & 3rd Wednesdays, 6-7:30 pm, info
& reg: 718.592-5757 x230, 108-25 62
Dr, Forest Hills.
-Russian Caregiver Education Group
Last Thursday each month, info & reg:
718.592-5757 x247, 108-25 62 Dr,
Forest Hills.
Queens Counseling Svcs. of
Foundation for Religion and Mental
Health 43-43 Bowne St, 1st fl.,
Flushing, 718.461.6393.
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
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.
-Panorama of the City of New York
-World’s Fair Visible Storage
-Shade Garden: Floral Lamps from
the Tiffany Studios
-From Watersheds to Faucets: The
Marvel of NYC’s Water Supply
System
-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
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
Green Space dance studio, 37-24 24 St,
LiC
Italian Language Classes for Children
($150, 10-1hr classes, immersion)
Cultural Assn. of the Molise Region, 31-
16 36 Ave, LIC, info, reg: camr-uco.org -
Saturdays, To Mar 8, 9-10 am; Adults
class (10-2 hr classes) To Mar 12;
Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 pm
Laughing Devil Comedy Club 47-38
Vernon Blvd, LIC, 347.913.3845 •
Laughing Devil Presents - best comics in
NY ($20), every Fri & Sat, 8 & 10:30 pm
• She-Devils, Sundays 8 pm ($15) • The
Big Thing ($10) Pros on the rise, every
Weds, 8 pm • Devil Science Theater 3K
($6) Cult films & alcohol & comedians,
every Thurs, 10:30 pm, info
www.DST3K.com.
Laughing Devil Development Stage
Open mic, writing workshops, sketches,
improv. Bread Box Cafe, 47-11 11 St,
LIC • Thurs 6 & 8 pm
Secret Theatre Musicals, 44-02 23 St,
LIC, tix www.secrettheatre.com.
-Children’s Theatre every Saturday, 2
pm: Princess Particular alternating w/
Pirate Pete’s Parrot ($15/ $10 children/
4-pack $40)
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

BAY TERRACE CTR OF SAMUEL
FIELD Y 212-00 23 Ave, Bayside,
718.423.6111.
Afternoon Enrichment Classes ages 3-5
Mon-Fri, 2-4 pm (science discovery;
cooking; literacy class; yoga class;
music)
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.

CROSS ISLAND YMCA 238-10 Hillside
Ave, Bellerose. ymcanyc.org/crossisland.
-Afterschool Programs - To Jun. 20
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.
-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 Reform
- Cellphones for Elders - Manage High
Blood Pressure Medication - Caregivers
Support Group - Medicare 101.
MOUNT SINAI QUEENS Free health
events at various locations, registration
required, 718.267.4333, (registration and
more events www.mshq.org/ events).
-Prana Yoga for Busy People, Douris
Tower, 27-40 Hoyt Ave South, 2nd Floor
Exercise Room, Astoria. Tuesdays, 6:30
pm. Registration required.
-Yoga, age 50+ Douris Tower, 27-40 Hoyt
Ave South, 2nd Floor Exercise Room,
Astoria - Tuesdays, 11 am & noon (registration required)
-Flu Shots ($15)
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.
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 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
-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.
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
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; Hula-Hooping;
Computer Classes, various languages;
Book Discussions; Citizenship Classes;
Weekly Food Waste Drop-Off &
Composting; Project LeafDrop (no twigs,
branches); Learn to Grow; Green Crafts;
Eco-Crafts for Preschoolers; Toddler Time;
Belly Dance Workshop pre-register;
Zumba.

PARKS & RECREATION

AL OERTER RECREATION CENTER 131-40 Fowler Ave, Flushing.
New classes, low-cost membership:
Chair aerobics, wheelchair-friendly
exercise machines, basketball. Kids:
kickball, indoor soccer, flag football,
whiffleball; adults: dodgeball, walleyball, volleyball in evenings.
ALLEY POND ENVIRONMENTAL
CTR Pre-register for ALL events.
228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston,
718.229.4000, www.alleypond.com.
-Winter Birthday Parties ($250 and
up) Weekends 10-12 pm; 1-3pm, some
weekend evenings and weekdays.
-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.
-(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)

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 COMMUNITY HOUSE
108-25 62 Dr, Forest Hills,
718.591.3377.
Eviction Prevention Unit (EPU)
Negotiate w/landlords, identify emergency resources, stabilize long-term living situation.
Free Legal Counseling: Power of attorney, medical proxy designation, advice.
By appointment, call above.
-Peer; Caregiver Support Groups

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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