2014-09-10 / 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

CLUBS

Briarwood Action Network Day of
Service and 9/11 Remembrance
Paint & clean up Briarwood
Playground, 148 St, 85 Ave-85 Rd. -
Sept 13, 10-2 pm
QCC Mtg & Queens Bus Transit
Forum Queens Civic Congress,
Transit Unions, MTA, QPTA. Queens
Farm Mus., 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy.
Sept 16, 7 pm meeting; 8 pm forum

COMMUNITY BOARDS, EDUC. & PCT.

110th Precinct Community Cncl.
9/11 Memorial Ceremony & Mtg.
Flanders Field VFW 150, 51-11 108
St, Corona, info 718.426.9112.
Sept 11, 7 pm (every 2nd Thurs)
Community Bd. 1 Capital/Expense
Budget Public Hearing Astoria
World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd.
Info 718-626-1021 - Sept 16, 6:30 pm
CB2 Halloween Candy Drive: Drop
off donations at 43-22 50th St,
Woodside thru Oct 24
Community Bd. 6 Mtg. Kew Gardens
Community Center, 80-02 Kew
Gardens Rd, Ste. 202. Info
718.263.9250 - Sept 10, 7:45 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 Supply Drive by
Cncl. Van Bramer. Pkgs of pens, pencils, loose-leaf paper, binders, backpack, lunchbags, folders, calculators,
crayons etc. 47-01 Queens Blvd, Ste
205, Sunnyside, M-F, 9-6 pm, To Sept
10.
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/ thursday- night- signupform/ - 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

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.
Rally Against Airplane Noise
Cunningham Park entrance, Union
Tpke & Francis Lewis Blvd. GPS
address 196-01 Union Tpke, Fresh
Meadows. Info email:
Queensrally@gmail.com.
Sept 14, 1 pm
Sandy Neighborhood Design Help
Desk Free, individual architecture,
insurance, mortgage consultations for
home & bldg-owners. Battalion
Pentecostal Church, 454 Beach 67 St,
Arverne. Info, reg sandyhelpdesk.com, 718.637.8660. Walkins welcome.
Sept 10, 5-8:30 pm

ARTS, CULTURE, SPORTS

LAGUARDIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE 31-10 Thomson Ave, LIC.
718.482.5055, www.lagcc.cuny.edu/
www.laguardiaperformingarts.org.
Beyond Sacred: Unthinking Muslim
Identity Over 50 dance, live theater,
art exhibits, public forums by professional performers, playwrights,
artists, LAGCC student during LCC
PAC season. Info
http://goo.gl/0oeXTd.
Mets 8th Annual Stitch n’ Pitch
($30) stitch 7-9” squares to benefit
Warm Up America. Citi Field, 123-01
Roosevelt Ave, Flushing - Sept 14,
1:10 pm
MUSEUM OF THE MOVING
IMAGE 36-01 35th Ave, Astoria/LIC,
718.777.6888, more events:
www.movingimage.us.
RETROSPECTIVES:
-Also like Life: The Films of Hou
Hsiao-Hsien Sept 12–Oct 17
-Plymptoons: Short Films by Bill
Plympton - Sept 13 - Jan 4
AnimationTakeover in the Drop-In
Moving Image Studio Age 7+
w/adult; age 12+ on their own - Sept
13, noon-5
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;
-Chuck Jones’ Cartoon Classics, Sat
& Sun, 1 pm & 4 pm (thru Jan 19)
-Lights, Camera, Astoria! EXTENDED To JAN 4, 2015
-American Meshuganna To Sept 21
Behind the Screen ongoing
Game Design Jam Free, for teens.
Feat. Beta the Game - Sept 13, noon-5
pm
TUT’S FEVER MOVIE PALACE:
Zorro Rides Again To Nov 28
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.
Free First Fridays Free admission,
public tours in English & Japanese
QUEENS COLLEGE 65-30 Kissena
Blvd, Flushing, 718.997.5000.
Warhol: Prized Photographs &
Silkscreens Godwin-Ternbach
Museum
Opening Sept 18, 6-8 pm (exhib runs
Sept 11-Nov 1)
QUEENS MUSEUM OF ART
Flushing Meadows Park, 718.592.
9700, www.queensmuseum.org.
Ambassador Satchmo at the
World’s Fair Never seen photos,
installation at QM Cafe - to Sept 20
Bringing the World into the World
Art exhibit - To Oct 12
Behind the Curtain: Collecting New
York Fairs - Artifacts & souvenirs
from private collections - To Oct 18,
2015
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
Patti LuPone: Coulda, Woulda,
Shoulda...Played That Play ($55,
$65)
Sept 14, 3 pm
SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK
32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC, 718.956.
9819, wwwsocratessculpturepark.org.
Circus Amok Traditional circus skills
& experimental dance, puppetry,
music new & old, performance art,
improv.
Sept 13, 1 & 4 pm
SATURDAY SCULPTURE workshops
for families, drop-in, noon - 3 pm:
Art Darts w/Free Style Arts
Association
Create flying paintbrushes to paint
with
Sept 13
2014 Emerging Artist Fellowship
Exhibition (EAF14) To Mar 29, 2015
Annual Benefit Gala At waterfront
studio of Mark di Suvero, LIC.
Honoring Christo - Oct 2, 6:30-9:30
pm
SATURDAYS (thru Nov 22):
-GrowNYC Greenmarket
8 am-4 pm
-BIG! Compost Collection 10am-1
pm
-Kayaking and Canoeing
Sept 13, 1-4 pm
York College
Daytime Club Fair at Academic Core
Plaza Sept 16, noon
Evening/Weekend Club Fair & BBQ
at Academic Core Atrium
Sept 16, 5 pm

ARTS (Etc) - OTHER

Fall Italian Language Class (adults,
$115 12-weeks) Italian Federation
(IFIAO) 20-12 21 Ave, Astoria,
718.204.2444 - To Nov 20, 6-7 pm
Flamenco & Spanish Dance Classes

at American Bolero Co (ABDC)
Trial Class ($20) Sept 13-Dec 18
($217 12 wks; family discount avail.)
Sol Dance Center, 30-16 Steinway St,
Astoria. Info ambolero.com,
718.392.8888.
Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra
Rehearsals Forest Hills Jewish Ctr.,
106-06 Queens Blvd, Info
718.374.1627.
Wednesdays (starts Oct 3), 7:30-10
pm
Green Space dance studio, 37-24 24
St, LIC.
-Take Root w/ Amy Cova Dance &
TeatoLocal by Joel Sherry ($15)
Sept 12, 13; 8 pm
-Fertile Ground New Works Showcase
($10) - Sept 14, 7 pm
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 Music & Film series
43-29 Crescent St; To Sep 20:
-Films on Thursday: Pariah, Sept 11,
6-10 pm (DJ food, drinks 6-8)
-Live Music Saturday: Widowspeak,
Alex Bleeker & the Freaks, Sept 13,
3-9 pm (shows 5 & 7 pm)
Medusa Presents Super Secret
Serpent Sundays ($5) Improv
Comedy Show, Queens Secret Imporv
Club, 44-02 23 St, LIC - Sept 14, 8-9
pm
Murder at the Family Reunion ($45)
By the KillingKompany. Comedymurder mystery dinner show.
Riccardo’s 21-01 24 Ave, Astoria,
718.721.7777. Sept 12, 8 pm
[Murder By Election coming Nov 7]
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)
Queensboro Dance Festival Hosted
by The Physical Plant, to be held at
The Secret Theatre, LIC. All Queensbased dancers and choreos to showcase. Deadline to apply Sept 15:
queensborodancefestival.com [Perfs:
Oct 20-26]
When the Cypress Whispers Book
signing by author Yvette Manessis
Corporon. Artopolis Bakery, 23-18 31
St, Astoria - Sept 13, 1-4 pm

DINNERS/DANCES/FUNDR .

Chamber Showcase Luncheons:
Ariyoshi Japanese Restaurant (prix
fixe cash $22 3-courses; incl. tax, tip)
41-13 Queens Blvd. By Sunnyside
Chamber Commerce -Sept 10, 12:30

pm
NYFAC Texas Hold ‘Em
Tournament ($200 donation; prizes
to top 5 players) Sign up
NYFACFoundation.org/holdem
Sept 19

HEALTH

Celebrating Recovery: A Life
Beyond Mental Illness (free) NAMI,
Zucker Hillside Hosp., Sloman
Auditorium, 266 St & 76 Ave, Glen
Oaks - Sept 17, 7:30 pm (Caring &
Sharing 6 pm)
EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care
Free, public: Fitness Classes, Cooking
Demos & Health Care Education
(daily-see all online). Cambria
Heights: 206-20 Linden Blvd,
866.539.0999. ALL events are RSVP
required. MORE events, info:
www.ehnc.com. Jackson Heights:
Renaissance School 35-59 81 St. Info,
RSVP: emblemhealthlivehealthy.com,
866-205-7864.
Cambria Heights :
-Medicare 101 - Sept 16, 5:30-6:30
pm
-Low Impact Zumba - Fridays, 11:30
am-12:30 pm; Mondays 10:30-11:30
am
-Diabetes Management series
Weds, 10:30-11:30 am
-More: Sitting or High-Impact
Exercise, Yoga, Healthwise, Zumba
w/Asthma, Understand Hi-Blood
Pressure Meds, Meditation, Massage
(15 mins)
Jackson Hts:
-To Drink or Not to Drink - Sugar
content in beverages - Sept 13, 10:30-
11:30 am
-Yoga - Sept 13, 9-10 am
-Cardio Fitness - Sept 16, 7-8 pm
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. Prereg 855-375.5864.
Wednesdays, 10 am-1 pm
Mt. Sinai Queens Free health events
at various locations, registration
required, www.mshq.org/ events
718.267.4333.
-Yoga for Ages 50+ Geo. Douris
Tower, 27-40 Hoyt Ave South, 2nd
Floor Community Room, Astoria
Tuesdays, 11 am or noon
-Blood Pressure Screening - Happy
Seniors NW Astoria, Immaculate
Conception, 21-47 29 St, Astoria:
Sept 10, 10:30 am-noon; Catherine
Sheridan Senior Ctr, 35-24 83 St,
Jackson Hts: Sept 17, 9-10:30 am
-Stroke Survivors & Caregivers
Support Group. 23-34 30 Ave, 5th Fl.
Conference Rm, Astoria
-ABCs of Missing Vitamins (for children) Astoria Blue Feather Head Start,
27-07 8 St, Astoria - Sept 19, 9:30 am
Walk to end Alzheimer’s (no fee;

fund raisers elig. for prizes; children
welcome as well as dogs ) Now
recruiting walkers, supporters, volunteers. Memory Wall for participants to
post mementos, messages, photos.
Flushing Meadows (111 St & 56 Ave).
Reg www.alznyc.org/queenswalk,
800.272.3900.
Sept 28, 9 am (check-in, regist, b’kfast) YMCA Free Open House
Membership amenities: free adult
group exercise, kids capoeira &
zumba, swim, sauna, weights, cardio
equip. 138-46 Northern Blvd,
Flushing. 2 bounce houses, games,
face paint, classes, classes as above,
more.
Sept 13, noon-4 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.
Center for Women 6th Annual Walk
(reg $15; $20 donation t-shirt; sponsorships $100-$500) Funds raised for
restoration of 207 Totten Ave landmark historic bldg. Info
718.793.0720, www.cwny.org - Sept
20,
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.
Community Conversations for Kids:
9/11 National Day of Service &
Remembrance - Book: September
Roses, discussion, activity (free,
children & adult caregiver) Sept 13,
1 pm

LIBRARY

QUEENS LIBRARY SYSTEM
Event schedules: visit www.queenslibrary.org/events; call Central Library
718.990.0700; individual branches.
STARTUP! 9th Annual BUSINESS
PLAN COMPETITION [and training] Info Sessions For entrepreneurs:
learn business trends, insights to start
& grow a business, intro to vast
resources at Queen Libr., win $10,000
seed money; more. Info session attendance required [training in person or
online] Throughout Sept, various
locations
ASTORIA BRANCH
-As of mid-Sept: Magic Workshops;
Health Insurance Application in

Spanish.
BROADWAY BRANCH
-Shapeup NYC: Total Body
Conditioning for Adults - wear loose
clothing, sneakers, bring water, space
limited Mondays, 11-12:15 pm
Mondays, 11 am
JACKSON HEIGHTS BRANCH
35-51 81 Street
-Health Insurance Application Help
1st Weds thru Dec 3, 1-4 pm
LANGSTON HUGHES IN CORONA 100-01 Northern Blvd.
Fiesta Flamenca Flamenco Vivo
Carlota Santana (free) Suggested for
age 5+ suggested. In full costume,
audience participation - Sept 13, 2 pm
LONG ISLAND CITY BRANCH
-HSE/TASC Screening High School
Equivalency/Test Assessing
Secondary Completion; classes; info
718-752-3723
Fridays & Saturdays, 11 am-2 pm (to
Dec 20)
-Basic Digital Photography in
Spanish
Mondays to Sept 29, 10 am-noon
-More: Family Program series;
Autumn Arts & Crafts; Around the
World; info online
STEINWAY
-Book Discussion Group: Lucy
Imagine a contemporary version of
Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein in which
an egotistical scientist’s creation is
not a hideous-looking monster but a
well-mannered teenage girl who
quotes Shakespeare, listens to Tom
Petty and uses Facebook and
YouTube. This is the high-concept
premise of this month’s book selection, Laurence Gonzales’ Lucy.
Sept 29, 6:30-7:30 pm
-More as of Mid-Sept: Knit &
Crochet; Toddler Movement;
Storytime; Crafts; ProjectArt

PARKS & RECREATION

ALLEY POND ENVIRONMENTAL
CTR Pre-register for ALL events.
228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston,
718.229.4000, more events:
www.alleypond.com.
-Queens County Bird Club: Do Fish
Sleep? (free) www.qcbirdclub.org
Sept 17, 8 pm
-Yoga In The Elements ($12)
Sept 13, 9:15-10:15 am
-Animal Care Trainee ($21) ages 8-
12 yrs - Sept 13, 10-12 pm
-APEC Adventure Hour-Buggy
Bugs ($16) ages 18-36 mos (w/parent
participation) - Sept 14, 10:30-11:45
am
-”Dino”mite Dinosaurs ($18) ages 5-
6 yrs - Sept 14, 1:30-3 pm
CITY PARKS
Senior Fitness: Free Tennis, Yoga
Lessons at Astoria, Cunningham,
Flushing Meadows, Roy Wilkins
Parks. Info, schedules Sports Dept.
718.760.6999,www.CityParksFoundat
ion.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.
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)
What’s the Buzz About Bees? ($5,
regist. required) Tour Bee Garden,
sample local honey, make candle to
keep. Sept 13, noon-1:30 pm
NYC Compost Project: Fall Lawn
Care (regist. required, $5)
Sept 13, 10 am-1 pm
HSBC Children’s Garden Series
(ages 5-12, register; $20nm per/
$75nm all; $15m per/ $55m all) Sept
12, 21; Oct 4, 26; 2-4 pm. Sept 12:
Herb Garden
NY World’s Fairs and the Port
Authority Bringing Trade, Travel,
and Tourism to Queens, The Region
and the World (free w/adm.) Multimedia 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
SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK
exhibits, workshops, health, films,
performance [see Arts Section]

SCHOOLS, CAMP, KIDS

FEDCAP NYC DOE Pathways to
Graduation: HSE (High School
Equivalency) Prep by licensed NYC
teachers; job training opportunities;
free career advisement, college prep,
breakfast & lunch, more. 119 W 19 St,
4th Fl, Rm 404, Manhattan. Info fedcap.org, or call Kenneth Holley,
212.727.4283.
High School Equivalency (HSE),
Test Assessing Secondary
Completion (TASC) No longer the
GED in NYS. Info
www.acces.nysed.gov/hse/ or
www.tasctest.com or www.engageny.org
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:
-Gradual Separation Class For age 2
yrs. 2-hour class, 2 or 3 days a week.
Register now for 2014-15 school yr.
-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, gross-motor 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;
Center-based learning. 39-01 Queens
Blvd. Info 718.784.6173 x410;
prek@scsny.org. September, 2014
Veterans Free Evening College Prep
& High School Equivalency (HSE)
LaGuardia Community College.
Elizabeth Allen, 718.482.5386 / 5231;
lagcc.cuny.edu/veterans
Volunteers needed for Million Trees
NYC Contact Katina Boutis
212.360.8191, email
Katina.Boutis@parks.nyc.gov.

SENIOR CENTERS, ACTIVITIES

Kew Gardens Community Ctr. 80-
02 Kew Gardens Rd, Suite 202, Kew
Gardens, 718.268.5960.
-Seeks volunteer to lead art class.call
above no. for Rachel Epstein.
Tuesdays:
-Films, 1 pm: Heaven Is For Real -
Sept 16; Feast of Love - Sept 23
-Acting Workshop, 1 pm; Men’s
Group, 1 pm; Games: Jeopardy, charades, hangman
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.
-QCH Pomonok Senior Ctr 67-09
Kissena Blvd, Flushing,
718.591.3377.
-Men’s Exercise Group w/ professional trainer (age 60+) space limited,
bring DOCTOR’S NOTE permitting
exercise and use of gym equipment.
Tues & Thurs, 10:30 am
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 (to
Nov 22
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% vendor fees to JHMC
Pediatric Dept. LIRR North Parking
Lot, 82-60 Austin St - Sept 13, 8 am-5
pm (rain date: Sept 20)
NY Honey Week kiddie costumemaking, Be-A-Bee Parade, tours, beekeeping lessons, honey tasting, cooking (free). Rockaway Beach 97 (97th
& Ocean) - To Sept 14, 11 am-sunset
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) Cash,
EBT, Debit, Credit, WIC, FMNP.
Skillman Ave & 43 St. - Saturdays, to
Dec 20, 8 am-3 pm
Woodside on the Move Street
Festival Woodside Ave, from
Roosevelt Ave to 65 Place - Sept 13,
noon - 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 userfriendly 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 hurricaneaffected residents age 16+. Visit
www.nyc.gov, NYC Recovers: Work
Progress link.
Office Child Support Assistance
(OCSA) Can help get noncustodial
parents’ child support, help locate
them, paternity, court orders, medical
support, collection. One Honeywell
Ave, LIC, 718.784.6979.
Rapid Repairs From Hurricane
Sandy damage. Questions on completed work can be addressed at
212.615.8366, email
RapidRepairsCare@ recovery. nyc.
gov.
Riders Alliance Organizing mass
transit riders for affordable fares,
service restoration, general improvements. www.ridersny.org.
Queens Econ. Devel. Corp.
Resources for small business owners,
entrepreneurs, General Queens events.
Info 718.263.0546, www.queensny.
org/qedc/
Sunnyside Community Svcs.
-Assists in filing Food Stamps applications. 718.784.6173 x110.
-Free training to be Home Health
Aide, job placement. 718.784.6160
x338.

Volunteer Opportunities:
-American Cancer Soc. Queens Ofc.
Info 718.2611092 x5523.
-Helping Hands for the Disabled: Be
a Friend Day Pair up for 3 hours w/ a
disabled person. 718.606.9712
(Every 3rd Sat)
-Public Benefit Counselor
Volunteers age 55+, 212.614.5412,
www.cssny.org
Taxi-Smart Card Alternative to
Access-a-Ride. City Dept. for the
Aging and Mayor’s Office for People
with Disabilities. Enrollee pays
$12.50, for $100 worth of rides, up to
$437.50. Info 212.442.3026,
212.788.2830.
Tuesday Night Cruise ($3 don.)
Benefits St. Mary’s Children’s Hosp,
Bayside. AT: Resorts World Casino
VIP Parking Lot, Rockaway Blvd &
109 St. Info 917.385.2322,
917.682.5362.
To Nov 12, 5-9 pm
Workforce 1 Career Ctr, LaGuardia
Community College 29-10 Thomson
Ave, Rm C-400, 4th Fl. LiC,
718.609.2130, www.nyc.gov/workforce1. Workforce 1 Career Center, Queens
168-25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl., Jamaica,
718.557.6755, www.nyc.gov/workforce1.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Adult Protective Svcs. For 18 years
or older, mentally/physically
impaired; abused, neglected or
exploited. Call 311; 212.630.1853 or
www.nyc.gov/apsrefer.
Al-Anon 21-64 41 St, Astoria,
718.728.2948.
Co-Dependents Anonymous, Women
85-18 61 Rd, Rego Park,
718.805.1032. Fridays, 10 - 11:45 am
Domestic Violence 37-63 76 St,
Jackson Heights, 718.639.8370.
Helping Hands for the Disabled: Be
a Friend Day Pair up for 3 hours w/ a
disabled person. 718.606.9712
(Every 3rd Sat)
Emotions Anonymous Victoria
Congre- gational Church, 148 St & 87
Ave, Briarwood, 718.938.8869.
Weds 7:30 pm
HANAC Western Queens
Caregivers Network For those caring
for Alzheimer’s, dementia, chronic illness patients. Support, counseling,
info, referrals. 718.777.6941.
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
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 percus-

sion 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 lan-

guages 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

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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