2014-05-21 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Annette Hanze Alberts

Dates & times are subject to change. To list your event, send info to qgazette@aol.com, or 42-16 34th Ave, Astoria 11101, TWO weeks prior to the event.

HOLIDAYS

Catholic War Veterans Memorial Day
Parade St. Sebastian’s Schoolyard,
Woodside Ave & 57 St. Info
718.476.8539
May 26, 11 am
Whitestone Veterans 90th Annual
Memorial Day Parade W/ Sens Avella,
Stavisky, Cng Meng, BP Katz, Cncl
Vallone. Ceremony 149 St & 15 Dr, noon;
Parade 1 pm - May 26

COMMUNITY MEETINGS CLUBS

Bella Italia Mia ($5m/ $7nm) Christ
the King HS, 3rd Floor, 68-02
Metropolitan Ave, Middle Village -
Magnanini Winery Trip ($80 incl. 6-
course meal, dancing, wine tasting)
Newburgh NY. Respond ASAP (will
only happen w/ enough people) Eleanor
718.457.4816. Sunday, August 17
LIC BID Annual Meeting Keynote
Speaker SBS Cmr. Torres-Springer.
Business, property owners can reg. to
vote at www.licpartnership.org/bidannualmeeting. 1 MetLife Plaza, 27-01
Queens Plaza North, LIC - May 21, 8:30-
10 am
Ridgewood Democratic Club Mtg:
GMO Labeling w/ Alex Beauchamp 60-
70 Putnam Ave, Ridgewood,
718.821.9807 - May 30, 7:30 pm
Sunnyside Flag Day Parade by Kiwanis
Club of Sunnyside Deadline to register
your group to participate (schools, scouts,
businesses, sports clubs, vets, political,
church, other) is May 30. Info sunn ysidekiwanis@gmail.com,
718.786.4141,www.sunnysideparade.co
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Jun 14, 10 am, Formation (Greenpoint
Ave & 41 St); 11 am, Step Off (Along
Gnpt Ave to 48 St); noon, Celebration
(Sabba Park, Veterans Monument)
UCCA, Ridgewood Savings Bank Free
Community Shredding Event Ditmars
Blvd & Hazen St info 917.742.6975;
718.274.5400. 2 boxes /person.
Jun 14, 9 am-1 pm
[UCCA Community Health Fair, see
Health section, Mount Sinai Queens]

COMMUNITY BOARDS, EDUC. & PCT.

108th Precinct Community Cncl.
Mtg. Sunnyside Community Svcs., 43-
31 39 St, ground fl., Sunnyside.
May 27, 7 pm
114th Precinct Community Cncl.
Mtg. Riccardo’s by the Bridge, 21-01
24th Ave, LIC. May 27, 7 pm

Comm. Educ. Council 24 Town Hall
Mtg w/ Chn. Farina PS/IS 128, 69-10
65 Dr, Middle Village -May 27, 6:30pm

GENERAL

Brownfield Cleanup Program Public
Notice Site: Willets Point
Development, Site ID C241146, 126 St
& Willets Point Blvd; can be reviewed
at Flushing Library, 41-17 Main St.
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, To 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. NEW SCHEDULE:
Second Wednesday of each month, 5-7
pm - Jun 11, Jul 9.
Free Medicaid, SNAP Screenings 3rd
Thursdays, Cncl. Ferreras’ ofc 32-33A
Junction Blvd, E. Elmhurst,
718.651.1917.
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
Ridgewood Savings Bank
Homebuyers and Financial Ed.
Events (free)
-First-Time Homebuyers’ Workshop
(6:15-8:15 pm):
Jun 3, Grand Ave. Branch, 74-25 Grand
Ave, Elmhurst.
Vision Zero Public Workshops By
DOT, seeks community input.
Bohemian Hall, 29-19 24 Ave - May
21, 6:30-8:30 pm
Jamaica Performing Arts Ctr, 153-10
Jamaica Ave - May 29, 6:30-8:30 pm

ARTS, CULTURE, SPORTS

MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, LIC,
718.784.2084.
GCC: Achievements in Retrospective
GCC refers to the English abbreviation
of the Gulf Cooperation Council, an
economic and political consortium of
Arabian Gulf nations. Founded in the
Art Dubai, 2013, GCC uses Gulf ministerial language and celebratory rituals
to create videos, photographs, sculptures, and installations -To May 25
Taster’s Choice To May 25
James Ferraro: 100% To Jun 13
MUSEUM OF THE MOVING
IMAGE 36-01 35th Ave, Astoria/LIC,
718.777.6888, www.movingimage.us.
Jim Henson’s The Storyteller (free w/
Mizoguchi Film Series To June 8
Exhibits:
Jim Campbell: Rhythms of Perception
To Jun 15
Lights, Camera, Astoria!

To Aug 31
American Meshuganna To Sept 21
The World Comes to Queens: Films
from the 1939 and 1964 World’s
Fairs
In the Video Screening Amphitheater
To August 31
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.
Collection Highlights: Noguchi
Archaic / Noguchi Modern
To Aug 31
QUEENS COLLEGE 65-30 Kissena
Blvd, Flushing, 718.997.5000. Tix
Kupferberg Ctr Box Ofc.
Queens Symphony Orchestra Annual
Spring Gala ($185) Terrace on the
Park, 52-11 111 St, Corona. Tix, sponsorships, journal ads, donations,
www.artful.ly/store/events/3028.
May 22, 6:30 (cocktails), 7:30 (dinner,
honoree presentation), 9 pm (dance,
live music w/special guest artist)
QUEENS MUSEUM OF ART
Flushing Meadows Park, 718.592.
9700, www.queensmuseum.org.
Queens Museum Gala 2014
Jun 5, 7-10 pm
Open Studios for Young Adults w/
Autism and Adults w/Special Needs
Reg: email mitra@queensmuseum.org.
(schedule online)
13 Most Wanted Men : Andy Warhol
and the ‘64 World’s Fair and Entre
Fronteras/Between Borders: An
Architectural Intervention
QUEENS THEATRE
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
www.queenstheatre.org, 718.760.0064.
Family Series ($14/ $100-10 tix flex
pass), 1 pm & 3 pm: Peter Pan Jun 1.
YORK COLLEGE MUSIC
94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd, Jamaica,
718-262-2000.
York College Summer Jazz Program
Auditions - May 24, 7 pm

ARTS (Etc) - OTHER

Astoria Bookshop 31-29 31 St,
718.278.2665. RSVP all, via Facebook.
-New Release Picks by AB: The Snow
Queen by Michael Cunningham; The
Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith (JK
Rowling); Tale of the Dueling
Neurosurgeons by Sam Kean; Think Like
a Freak by Levitt & Dubner; Froodle by
A. Portis; Subway Love by N. Baskin
-Creative Writing Workshop ($5-$10
sugg.) - May 29, 7-8:30 pm
-daily events: book-signings, readings,
poetry, book clubs, meditation
Big Apple Circus: Luminocity
Cunningham Park, Fresh Meadows.
To Jun 15
Carol Sudhalter 13-piece Astoria Jazz
Band: Women Composers (donation)
Sunnyside Reformed Church, 48-03
Skillman Ave, Sunnyside - May 24, 7 pm
Complete Works of Wm. Shakespeare
(Abridged) ($17, $15, $10) Grace
Lutheran Church, Union Tpke & 71 Rd,
Forest Hills - May 23-Jun 1
LIC Arts Open

-Time After Time: Images in Historical
Displacement Interactive, Solo exhibit
by Carol Crawford. Resobox Gallery,
41-26 27 St, LIC - To May 28
Citigroup Bldg, Showcases: Selected
Small Works by LICArtists Members
1 Court Square, LIC, Main Floor.
To Jun 30
LIC Art Bus Free shuttle between 4 art
org’s, weekends, 12-6 pm: Socrates
Sculpture Park (departs at noon)
Noguchi Museum, SculptureCenter,
MoMA PS1 - To Sept 14
Murder at the Veterans’ Ball ($45)
Riccardo’s, 21-01 24 Ave, Astoria,
718.721.7777 - May 23, 8 pm
Secret Theatre 44-02 23 St, LIC, tix
www.secrettheatre.com, 718.392.0722.
QCA Block Party ($35 benefits High
School to Art School Portfolio
Program) BBQ, artists, musicians from
Make Music NY, film under the stars.
Kaufman Astoria Studios Backlot, 35
Ave & 36 St, tix queenscouncilarts.org.
Jun 21, 4-10 pm
Retrospectiva ($28, 20, 12) Flamenco,
Spanish classics, Zarzuela. American
Bolero Co., Tony Bennett Concert Hall,
Frank Sinatra School of the Arts, 35-12
35 Ave, Astoria. Tix
Retrospectiva.BrownPaperTickets.com
; 800.838.3006; info ambolero.com.
May 31, 8 pm

DINNERS, DANCES, MORE

UFT, CSA District 26 Scholarship
Dinner Dance ($70) The Inn at New
Hyde Park, 214 Jericho Tpke. RSVP by
sending check to UFT/District 26
Scholarship Fund, 97-77 Queens Blvd.,
5th Floor, Rego Park, NY 11374,
Attention: Mary Vaccaro, District 26
Representative- May 22, 6:30-10:30pm
Greater Woodhaven Development
Corp. Fundraiser Dinner Dance
Reservation 718.805.0202 - Jun 6
Murder at the Veterans Ball ($45) By
Killing Kompany. Comedy murder mystery dinner show. Riccardo’s, 21-01 24
Ave, Astoria, 718.721.7777-May 23, 8
pm
Noshwalk, May Rego Park / Corona
May 25
Pre-Queens Pride Parade Breakfast
(Friend $50; Contributor $175, Host
$500, Sponsor $2,750) W/ Cncl. Dromm.
Check to Friends of Daniel Dromm, PO
Box 55, Jackson Hts, NY 11372. Jewish
Center of Jackson Hts, 37-06 77 St.
Jun 21, 10-11:30 am
Queens Symphony Orchestra Spring
Gala (TBA; cocktails, dinner, dessert,
dancing) Terrace on the Park. Save Date:
May 22, 6:30 pm
Ridgewood Democratic Club & Asm.
Nolan Annual Dinner Dance ($75 cocktails, dinner) Riccardo’s, 21-01 24 Ave,
Astoria - Jun 12, 6:30 pm

HEALTH

Elmhurst Hospital Ctr. Aux: “A

Healthy Taste of Queens” ($50)
International food, wine, demos, live
music, raffles benefits Cardiology
Dept. EHC Parking Facility, 79-01
Broadway, Elmhurst. Info
718.334.1259. Checks payable to
“Elmhurst Hospital Center Auxiliary” -
Jun 11, 6-9 pm
EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care
206-20 Linden Blvd, Cambria Heights.
Info www.ehnc.com, 866.539.0999.
Most events are RSVP/ Registration
required, 866-205-7864,
emblemhealthlivehealthy.com/upcoming events. Cambria Heights, RSVP
646.476.1294:
-Understanding Medicare Process
May 21, 5:30 - 6:30 pm
-Managing High Blood Pressure
May 22, 10:30-11:30 am
-Medicare 101 - May 22, noon-1 pm
-Caregivers Empowerment Group
May 22, 2-3:30 pm
-Low Impact Zumba; Sitting Exercise;
Healthy Living w/ Diabetes; Stork Nest
Prenatal Program; Rhythm and Flow
Yoga; Meditation; Zumba w/ Asthma;
Spring Workout - see website [Check
w/ Dr. first]
Free Caretaker Support Group Svcs.
Info, registration: Anne Attanas, Larisa
Raziyeva (Russian) 718.268.5960 x226
-Kew Gardens Community Ctr, 80-02
Kew Gardens Rd, Ste 202, May 21, 6-
7:30 pm.
-Queens Community House, 108-25 62
Dr, Forest Hills, May 27, 29 (Russian), 1-
2:30 pm
Mount Sinai Queens Free Health &
Wellness Events To register call
718.267.4333; info on yoga & blood pressure at mshq.org/events
-Better Hearing: Free Screening and
Educ.
LIC YMCA, 32-23 Queens Blvd.
May 22, 10 am-noon
-Stroke Awareness: Risk Assessment,
Prevention, Recognition. Hellenic
Cultural Ctr, 27-09 Crescent St, Astoria
May 27, 6 pm
-Community Health Fair (sponsored w/
UCCA) Free health screenings, refreshments, giveaways and esp. for the kids:
Clowns, face-painting, balloons, goodies,
bouncy castle. Most Precious Blood
Church, 32-23 36 St, Astoria.
Jun 7, 10 am-3 pm
-Free Blood Pressure Screenings:
Catherine Sheridan Senior Ctr., 35-24
83St, Jackson Hts: May 21, Jun 18, Jul
16, Aug 20; 9-10:30 am.
-SHAREing and CAREing free Breast
Health Exam - MSQ Family Health
Assoc, 31-60 21 St, Astoria. Appt
required 718.777.5766 - May 28, 5-7 pm
-Yoga, age 50+ Douris Tower, 27-40
Hoyt Ave South, 2nd Floor Exercise
Room, Astoria - Tuesdays, To Aug 12; 11
am & noon (registration required)
-Prana Yoga for Busy People, Douris
Tower, 27-40 Hoyt Ave South, 2nd Floor
Exercise Room, Astoria - Tuesdays, To
Jun 24; 6:30 pm
NAMI, Nat’l Alliance Mental Illness

Zucker Hillside Hospital, Sloman
Auditorium, 266 St & 76 Ave, Glen Oaks,
516.326.0797, www.namiqn.org.
-Learning to Cope w/ Hearing Voices
May 21, 7:30 (Caring and Sharing 6 pm)
NY Health & Hospitals Corp (HHC)
Breast cancer screening and info sessions:
- Queens Hospital Ctr, 82-68 164 St, Main
Bldg, Atrium, Jamaica, make appt
718.883.4509 - May 22; 10 am-2 pm
-Elmhurst Hospital Ctr, 79-01 B’way,
Elmhurst, H-Building Lobby, make appt
718.334.1900 - May 27; 8 am-5 pm
-Healthy Living for Women Health Fair,
Elmhurst Hospital Ctr, 79-01 B’way,
Elmhurst, H-Building Lobby
May 21, 10 am-1 pm
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.
-Getting the Most Out of Today’s
Healthcare (presented by NYHQ & Cncl
Vallone) Seminar topics: Impact of ACA;
Navigate Healthcare System; Heart
Health; Aging; Bones, Joints; NYHQ
Services, Locations; Relationship
w/Primary Dr. Best Western Bayside Inn,
220-33 Northern Blvd, Bayside. [RSVP
by May 27, District19@council.nycgov,
718.619.8611] May 29, 6-8 pm
-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.

HISTORICAL SOCIETIES

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.
Memorial Day Service & Musical
Celebration (free) Color guard and
reflections; free parking, handicap
access - May 24, 3 pm (Rain or shine)

LIBRARY

QUEENS LIBRARY SYSTEM
Event schedules: visit www.queenslibrary.org/events; call Central Library
718.990.0700; individual branches.
31 Days of Non-Stop Hip Hop (free)
various branches - To May 31

Poetic Voices of the Muslim World
(free) Calligraphic masterworks, photography, 13th century Rumi to contemporary Adonis. Various branches - To May
31
Seeks Volunteers to serve on the Board
of Directors of the Library Action
Committee of Corona-East Elmhurst
Contact Isabell Perry 718.639.3033;
Andrew P. Jackson 718.651.1100. Info
www.libraryactioncommittee.org.
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! Woodside (Tues 5:15-
6:30 pm); Sunnyside (Sat 10:30 amnoon); Broadway (Sat 1-3 pm); Steinway
(Mon 8-11 am)
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.
Shredfest
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; Eco-
Jewelry (complete list greening.queenslibrary.org)
LONG ISLAND CITY BRANCH
ProjectArt (10-sessions) ages 8-12.
various media • Functional Fitness for
Real Life Activities for Older Adults
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.
Queens County Bird Club: Threatened
and Endangered Species (free)
May 21 (info qcbirdclub.org)
Safari Walk ($12) 6-11 yrs. old

May 24, 11 am-noon
Crazy for Caterpillars ($24) 5, 6 yrs old
May 24, 1:30-3:30 pm
BIG APPLE CIRCUS: LUMINOCITY (tix start at $20) Cunningham Park,
Fresh Meadows. www.bigapplecircus.org, 888.541.3750 - To Jun 15
CITY PARKS
Senior Fitness: Free Tennis, Yoga
Lessons at Astoria, Cunningham,
Flushing Meadows, Roy Wilkins Parks.
Info, schedules
www.CityParksFoundation.org Sports
Dept. 718.760.6999.
QUEENS BOTANICAL GARDEN
43-50 Main St, Flushing,
718.886.3800,
www.queensbotanical.org. (free adm.
after 4 pm Sun)
World’s Fair Train Show (free w/
adm.) G-scale model trains; miniature
Unisphere; train ride (add’l fee).
May 24-26, 10am-5pm
John Yao & His 17-Piece Instrument
(free w/ adm)Jazz faves-May 24,4-6
pm
Rose Gala ($300; proceeds support all
QBG gardens and programs)
Sponsorship, journal ads avail afanara@queensbotanical.org.
Jun 12, 6-9 pm
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
To Jun 14
Art in the Garden: Harvesting Our
History - The Story of QBG (free w/
admission) ‘39 & ‘64 World’s Fair
influences. Visitor & Administration
Bldg. - To Sept 28
WALK NYC All welcome, incl.
strollers, dogs on leashes, some walks
are wheelchair access. Info
befitnyc.org. Spring 2014.

SCHOOLS, CAMP

Martin Luther School www.maspethhighschooltheater. webs.com
MLS Concert Choir and Chorus perform National Anthem at Citi Field:
Mets host LA Dodgers. Tix
Info@ MartinLutherNYC.org,
718.894.4000 x133 - May 21
The Tempest ($7/ $5) - May 22, 23;7
pm
St. John’s Prep Golf Outing The
Seawane Club, Hewlett Harbor. Info,
Marilyn Wilhelm 718-721-7200 ext 686.
Jun 23.
Summer Project Child Samuel Field
YM & YWHA Camp, After-School for
children w/ ADD spectrum, high-functioning autism spectrum, learning disabilities. Ages 5-15, 3:1 child to staff. Arts &
crafts, computer time, cooking, outdoors,
homework, fun, snack, educational. 58-20
Little Neck Pkwy, Little Neck,
718.225.6750.
Jul 3-Aug 13, 2:30-6 pm

SENIOR CENTERS, ACTIVITIES

Kew Gardens Community Center

80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202,
718.268.5960.
-Salute to Veterans - May 27, noon
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.
SNAP of Eastern Queens Innovative
Senior Ctr. SPARC Artist in residence
“Living Room Animation Project”. 80-
45 Winchester Blvd, Bldg 4, CBU 29,
Queens Village - May 29, 10 am

STREET FAIRS, FLEAS, MKTS

Queens Urban Market Standard
Motor Parts Bldg, 37-18 Northern
Blvd. Food, jewelry, arts & crafts, photography, furniture; events w/entrepreneurs of food, drink, technology. Open
year-round. Info
www/qnsurbanmkt.com.
Fridays 5-9 pm / Saturdays 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 NEW address: 47-53 43
St, Sunnyside, 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 Accessa 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 multidisabled. 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 MF, 10am-4pm. Health, Arts, Taxes,
Medicare, Computers, Workshops,
Lectures. Call for schedule.
-French Conversation Mon, noon
-Dancercize Mon & Fri, 1-2 pm
-Belly Dancing Weds, noon
-Chair Yoga Thurs, 11:30 am
-Floor Yoga Fri, 11 am (bring a mat)
-Latin Dance Aerobics Thurs, 2 pm
-Comedy Workshop Fri, 9:30-10:45 am
NATIVITY B.V.M.—ST. STAN’S

SENIOR CENTER 101-41 91st Street,
Ozone Park (meets monthly, 1st & 3rd
Thursdays in the church basement).
PETER CARDELLA S.C.
68-52 Fresh Pond Rd, Ridgewood,
718.497.2908/ TTY 718.497.2589.
POMONOK S.C. 67-09 Kissena Blvd,
Flushing, 718.591.3377.
ESL for Chinese speakers Tues &
Thurs, 9-10:30 am; Knitting &
Crochet now Thurs, 1 pm; Learn
Mandarin Chinese Thurs, 1 pm.
QUEENS 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, pastano toppings. Please no meat, dairy, bones, or oily foods.

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