2014-08-27 / 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.

COMMUNITY MEETINGS/INFO

COMMUNITY BOARDS, EDUC. & PCT.

Comm. Dist. Ed. Council 26 MS 74, 61-
15 Oceania St, Rm 128, Bayside, Info
718.631.6927 - Aug 28, 7 pm

GENERAL

9/11 Memorial Candlelight Ceremony
by UCCA (United Community Civic
Association) For the 13th anniversary.
McManus Memorial Park, 81 St & Grand
Central Pkway service road
Sept 10, 7:30 pm
Back to School School Supply Drive By
Cncl. Constantinides. At his of 31-09
Newtown Ave, Ste 209, Astoria; Quontic
Bank, Queens Libr. Steinway & Qns Libr
Astoria. (see story this issue for addresses) - To Sept 5
Bayside Village BID Thursday Nights
Out Special deals at local bars, restaurants and shops; open until 8 or 9 pm.
Live music later in the summer at LIRR
41 Ave. Businesses urged to sign up
www.baysidevillagebid.com/thursdaynight signup-form/ - To Labor Day
Cncl. Van Bramer Free Legal
Assistance Sunnyside Comm. Svcs, 43-
31 39 St. By appt, info 718.383.9566.
Wednesdays, 5-8 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
NYS DEC Draft Investigation Work
Plan for Brownfield Site Avail. for public comment. Site: Queens Plaza
Residential Devel. - Site B, DEC Site#
C241151, 28-10 Jackson Ave, LIC.
Written comments accepted til Sept 12.
Info www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/8450.

ARTS, CULTURE, SPORTS

FLUSHING TOWN HALL
Northern Blvd & Linden Pl, www.flushingtownhall.org, 718.463.7700.
Monthly Jazz Jam ($10/ free for performers, members, students)
Sept 3, 7-10 pm
METS Taiwan Heritage Night Prior to
Mets-Phillies game, Taiwanese
dance/singing, first pitch by Yen-Hsun
(Rendy) Lu ($29-$65) Mets Plaza, Citi
Field, 123-01 Roosevelt Ave, Corona.
Aug 30, 6 pm
MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, LIC,
718.784.2084.
Warm Up ($18 adv./ $20 day-of, free for
LIC residents with proof) summer concert
series. Schedule: momaps1.org/warmup/ To
Sep 6; 3-9 pm, doors open at noon

MUSEUM OF THE MOVING
IMAGE 36-01 35th Ave, Astoria/LIC,
718.777.6888, more events:
www.movingimage.us.
RETROSPECTIVE
Also like Life: The Films of Hou Hsiao-
Hsien Sept 12–Oct 17
SEE IT BIG HOLLYWOOD MELODRAMA (to Aug 31; Fridays $12 ($9 for
seniors, students / members free; other
days free w/adm):
-Written on the Wind - Aug 29, 7 pm
-Portrait of Jennie - Aug 30, 3 pm
TUT’S FEVER MOVIE PALACE Captain
America to Aug 31
EXHIBITS / CONTINUOUS SCREENING: What’s Up Doc: The Animation Art of
Chuck Jones (Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck,
Road Runner, Wile E. Coyote, more) - To
Jan 19, 2015
The World Comes to Queens: Films
from the 1939 and 1964 World’s Fairs
To Aug 31 In the Video Screening
Amphitheater
Lights, Camera, Astoria!
To Aug 31
American Meshuganna To Sept 21
Behind the Screen ongoing
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.
Community Days (Sept 7; 11 am-6 pm;
free admission)
-Open Studio for Families, all ages
-Gallery Talks
-Center of Attention - focus on one piece
Collection Highlights: Noguchi Archaic
/ Noguchi Modern
To Aug 31
QUEENSBOROUGH COMMUNITY
COLLEGE Performing Arts Ctr., 222-
05 56 Avenue Bayside. Info, tix
718.631.6311, www.visitqpac.org.
Afghanistan - A Distant War a major retrospective of images taken by TIME
Magazine photographer Robert
Nickelsberg, who will attend.
To Sep 10
SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK
32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC, 718.956. 9819,
wwwsocratessculpturepark.org.
Annual Benefit Gala At waterfront studio
of Mark di Suvero, LIC. Honoring Christo
- Oct 2, 6:30-9:30 pm
Kids Workshops Led by artists using innovative materials. Small groups, register in
Advance:
Saturday Sculpture Workshops (to Sept. 27;
noon-3 pm; Drop-In):
-Whatever Floats Your Boat - Make mini
toy boats (wind-up propellers, sails,
more) - Aug 30
Paddle in Hallets Cove - Aug 30, 1-4
SATURDAYS:
-GrowNYC Greenmarket
8 am-4 pm (until Nov 22)
-BIG! Compost Collection 10 am-1 pm
FITNESS CLASSES thru Sept. 28
Saturdays:
-Yoga 9:30-10:30 am & 11 am-noon
Sundays:
-Yoga 10-11 am
-Tai Chi 11 am-noon

ARTS (Etc) - OTHER

Dueling Pianos ($59.95 incl. 3-course
dinner, glass of wine) Villaggio
Restaurante, 150-07 14 Rd, Whitestone.
Res: 516.974.1824 - Aug 28; 6-8 pm OR
8:30-10:30 pm
Italian Nights by Federation of Italian
American Organizations of Queens.
Wednesdays, Athens Square Park, 30 Ave
& 30 St - To Aug 27, 7-9:30 pm
-Extasy’s Marty Hroncich. Athens Sq.
Aug 27
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
The Lot LIC Free Series 43-29 Crescent
St; To Sep 20:
-Films on Thursday: The Triplets of
Belleville - Aug 28, 6-10 pm (DJ food,
drinks 6-8)
-Live Music Saturday: Fredericks Brown
Silver feat. Eddie Henderson
Aug 30, 3-9 pm (shows 5 & 7 pm)
Murder at the Family Reunion ($45)
Comedy-murder mystery dinner show.
Riccardo’s 21-01 24 Ave, Astori,
718.721.7777.
Queens Council on the Arts (QCA)
-Grant Program: Artist grants online submission deadline is Oct 9, 2014. video
tutorials, register, info at QCA website
queenscouncilarts.org, info Sam
Dalsheimer, 347.505.3019, email qcagrants@gmail.com; Appointments
w/QCA staff to discuss your appl - Sept
10, 17. Register online. Free 2-hr info
sessions from to Sept 30 (some in
Spanish or Chinese)

HEALTH

EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care
Fitness Classes, Cooking Demos & Health
Care Education At No Cost (daily-see all
online). Jackson Heights: 78 St Plaza, 78
St, betw Northern Blvd & 34 Ave, REGISTER 866-205-7864, emblemhealthlivehealthy.com/upcoming-events. Cambria
Heights: 206-20 Linden Blvd,
866.539.0999 MORE events, info:
www.ehnc.com/en/Locations/Cambria-
Heights.aspx. ALL events are RSVP /
Registration required.
Cambria Heights (RSVP 866.539.0999):
-Understanding High Blood Pressure
Medication - Aug 28, 10:30-11:30 am
-Low Impact Zumba - Aug 29, 11:30 am-
12:30 pm
-More: Yoga, Healthwise, Zumba
w/Asthma, Understand Hi-Blood Pressure
Medication, Massage (15 mins)
Free Lung Cancer Screening Forest Hills
Hospital Current or former smokers, ages
50-80. 102-01 66 Rd, Flushing. By North
Shore-LIJ Health System, uses CT scanner;
low-dose radiation similar to chest x-ray.
Pre-reg 855-375.5864.
Wednesdays, 10 am-1 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.
KING MANOR MUSEUM
King Park, 150-03 Jamaica Ave, Jamaica,
718.206.0545, www.kingmanor.org.
Tours & school/group programs, Thurs-
Sun.
New York Classical Quartet: Music of
Haydn ($25 adv/ $30 door/ 2 concerts
$40) Reserve online, or phone ext 13
Sept 12, 6 pm
QUEENS HISTORICAL SOC.
Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37 Ave,
Flushing. 718.939.0647 x17.
www.queenshistoricalsociety.org.
-Exhibit: Remembering Yesterday:
Queens and its World’s Fairs
TOMORROW’S WORLD: The New
York World’s Fairs and Flushing
Meadows-Corona Park Vintage photos
from Parks Dept. Archive and private collections; incl. two zodiac animals from Paul
Manship’s vandalized Armillary Sphere. At
the Arsenal Gallery, Central Park, 830 Fifth
Ave, 64 St & 5 Ave.
To Aug 27

LIBRARY

QUEENS LIBRARY SYSTEM
Event schedules: visit www.queenslibrary.org/events; call Central Library
718.990.0700; individual branches.
ASTORIA BRANCH
StartUp! 9th Annual Business Plan
Competition Info Session For entrepreneurs: learn business trends, insights to start
& grow a business, intro to vast resources at
Queen Libr., more
Sept 17, 6 pm
-Job and Business Academy Individual
Assistance In English or Mandarin
Help with: online job search; review
resume, cover letter, tips for interview.
One-on-one assistance.
Fridays thru Aug 29, 11 am-3 pm
-Scrabble for Kids, Teens
Tuesdays, 2-3:30
CENTRAL BRANCH
Oz The Great and Powerful - Aug 29, 2 pm
(75th Anniv of L. Frank Baum’s book)
BROADWAY BRANCH
-Fun Time ages 1-5 w/parents; play & read
w/other parents/kids - Wednesdays to Aug
27, 11:30 am-12:30 pm
-Read With Me, Read To Me One on One
reading w/volunteer, minimum 15 mins;
first-come, first-served - Mon-Fri Daily, 5-
6:45 pm & 12:30-2:30 pm
ShapeUp NYC wear loose clothing, sneakers, bring water, space limited Mondays,
11-12:15 pm (not Sep 1)
JACKSON HEIGHTS BRANCH
-Health Insurance Application Help
Aug 3, 1-4 pm
LONG ISLAND CITY BRANCH
-Robin Williams Movie Series: Hook -
Aug 27, 3-5:30 pm
-Intro to Treehouse Online learning platform 1,000 video tutorials, quizzes, code
challenges. Basic computer skills & PREREGIST. REQUIRED jobmap.queensli-

brary.org; info 718-990-8625 - Aug 28, 11
am-1 pm
-HSE/TASC Screening High School
Equivalency/Test Assessing Secondary
Completion; classes; info 718-752-3723
Fri & Sats, 11 am-2 pm (to Dec 20)
-Computer Basics several sections, call
718-752-3700 or visit www.queenslibraryorg and click on programs.
-Summer Science Adventures
Aug 29, 4 pm

PARKS & RECREATION

ALLEY POND ENVIRONMENTAL
CTR Pre-register for ALL events.
228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston,
718.229.4000, more events: www.alleypond.com.
-Back to School Retro Schoolyard Games
Day ($18) ages 4-12 (w/caregiver participant) - Aug 28, 10 am-noon
ARBOR DAY FOUNDATION For $10
membership contribution, receive 10 free
Colorado Blue Spruces. 6-12”, guaranteed
to grow or replaced free.
www.arborday.org/august - by Aug 31
CITY PARKS
Senior Fitness: Free Tennis, Yoga
Lessons at Astoria, Cunningham,
Flushing Meadows, Roy Wilkins Parks.
Info, schedules Sports Dept.
718.760.6999,www.CityParksFoundatio
n.org.
CITY PARKS FOUND. FREE SUMMER SPORTS For Queens Youth:
Tennis, Golf, Track & Field; free use of
equipment; 60 locations citywide. Info
www.CityParksFoundation.org.
CITY POOLS open To - Sep 1, 11 am-3
pm, 4 -7 pm
NYC PARKS’ Free After-School
Program ages 6-13. Pre-register online
NYC Parks website lists sites.
Sept 15, 2014-Jun. 12, 2015, 3-6 pm
QUEENS BOTANICAL GARDEN 43-
50 Main St, Flushing, 718.886.3800,
www.queensbotanical.org. (free adm.
after 4 pm Sun)
NY World’s Fairs and the Port
Authority Bringing Trade, Travel, and
Tourism to Queens, The Region and the
World (free w/adm.) Multi-media exhib.
in the lobby - To Nov 1
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
RIIS LANDING Rockaways
Whale and Dolphin Watching
Adventure Cruises ($25-$45)
To Aug 28, noon
SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK (see
“Arts - Other” section)
SHOPS AT ATLAS PARK 8000 Cooper
Ave, Glendale.
Classic Car Show Sept 4; 5-9pm
Live Music (7 pm) & Outdoor Movies
(8:30 pm) Wednesdays, to Aug 27
Bricks 4 Kidz (Reg 718.326.3300 x101)
Kids build. Thursdays, 10 & 11:15 am;
12:30 & 1:45 pm
Zumba on the Green w/ NYSC Fridays,
5:30 pm, to Aug 29; Sundays, 9:30 am, to
Aug 31
Yoga on the Green w/ NYSC 9:30 -
Saturdays, 10:30 am to Aug 30;

Challenge Island, 11 am (kids)
SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK
exhibits, workshops, health, films, performance [see Arts Section]

SCHOOLS, CAMP, KIDS

Free Summer Meals for All Children To
18 yrs. No ID, registration etc necessary.
Call 311, text NYCMeals to 877-877, visit
www.schoolfoodnyc.org to find open public school, pool or park nearby.
Breakfast 8-9:15 am;
Lunch 11 am-1:15 pm
Samuel Field YM & YWHA 58-20 Little
Neck Pkwy, Little Neck, 718.225.6750.
Ongoing registration. RSVP, info
718.423.6111 ext 242; email
ASmith@sfy.org. Programs $5 per family: -Gym and Creative Exploration (ages
3-5) with developmental disabilities &
their families
-Early Childhood Program (ages 2, 3)
Full Day Child Care, Univ. Pre-K. 8-6
pm (early drop-off 7:30 am). Language
arts, music, science, arts & crafts, grossmotor schools. Register now
718.225.6750 x246
Bay Terrace Early Childhood Center
(of Samuel Field) 212-00 23 Ave,
Bayside, 718.423.6111
-Early Childhood Program (ages birth
to 24 mos; 2-5 yrs) children share stories
of their life, gain independence, learn to
make choices, share, socialize, use
shapes, ; retell, compare, describe, question, increase vocabulary. Universal Pre-
K: Register Now.
Sunnyside Up Pre-K Free Full-Day sessions, accredited head teacher; Centerbased learning. 39-01 Queens Blvd. Info
718.784.6173 x410; prek@scsny.org.
September, 2014

SENIOR CENTERS, ACTIVITIES

Kew Gardens Community Ctr. 80-02
Kew Gardens Rd, Suite 202, Kew
Gardens, 718.268.5960.
MONDAYS, WEDNESDAY:
-Learn Hebrew - 10 am (6 wks Aug 18-Sept
22)
TUESDAYS:
-Films, 1 pm:
The Producers - Sept 2
Analyze That - Sept 9
Heaven Is For Real - Sept 16
Feast of Love - Sept 23
-Acting Workshop, 1 pm
-Men’s Group, 1 pm
-Games: Jeopardy, charades, hangman,
family feud - Tuesdays, 1-2:30 pm
THURSDAYS:
-Relaxation workshop, 1:30 pm
FRIDAYS:
-Comedy Writing, 9:30 am
-Coping With Aging - 1 pm
-Painting Class - 1:30 pm
-Chinese Auction & Flea Mkt. Donate/Save
Date: Gently used household items gratefully accepted - Sep 18, 10 am-12:30 pm &
1:30-3:30 pm
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.
Senior Lunch Programs, Church of the
Resurrection (Resurrection hosting All
Saints Church, Woodhaven program) 85-
09 118 St, Richmond Hill/Kew Gardens.
Last two Saturdays of the month

STREET FAIRS, FLEAS, MKTS

Hunter’s Point Youth Market–
Farmer’s Market Vernon Blvd, 48-49
Aves - Saturdays, 8 am-6 pm
Jazz Thursdays 10th Anniv. Free outdoor summer concert series: Forest Hills
Chamber Commerce set up crowdfunding to save it. contribute at
www.jg.me/at/savejazzthursdays.
Kew Gardens Fall Flea Mkt w/
Heavenly Angels Animal Rescue (w/
dogs, cats to adopt, 1-5 pm) Over 30 vendors. 100% vendore fees to JHMC
Pediatric Dept. LIRR North Parking Lot,
82-60 Austin St - Sept 13, 8 am-5 pm
(rain date: Sept 20)
Pomonok Community Farmer’s
Market Pomonok Neighborhood Ctr, 67-
09 Kissena Blvd, Flushing. NOW ON
WEDNESDAYS to Nov 26,10-5 pm
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
Sunnyside Greenmarket (and Textile &
Battery Recycling 9 am-1 pm; Food Scrap
Collection, 10 am-1 pm) Skillman Ave &
43 St. Saturdays, to Dec 20, 8 am-3 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
Free Colonoscopy Screenings The #2
cancer killer. Age 50+, once a decade.
Info for screening American Cancer Soc
800.227.2345.
Free Medicaid, SNAP Screenings 3rd
Thursdays, Cncl. Ferreras’ ofc 32-33A
Junction Blvd, E. Elmhurst,
718.651.1917.
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.
Open Studios for Young Adults w/
Autism and Adults w/Special Needs
Reg: email mitra@queensmuseum.org.
(schedule online)
-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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