2015-02-11 / 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.

109th Precinct Community Cncl. Mtg. w/
Com. Conforti St. Andrew Avellino Church,
35-60 158 St, Cafeteria, Flushing - Feb 11,
7:30 pm
Community Bd. 5 Mtg: Christ the King H.S.
Cafeteria, 68-02 Metropolitan Ave, Middle
Village
Feb 11, 7:30 pm
Community Bd. 6 Mtg. Guest BP Katz
Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew
Gardens Rd, Ste. 202. Info 718.263.9250
Feb 11, 7:30 pm
Comm. District Educ. Council 30 Mtg &
Class Size Matters Response to Capital
Plan. Call for info 718.391.8380. PS 234, 30-
15 29 St, LIC
Feb 12, 6:30 pm

GENERAL

ACQC For Undocumented Immigrants
(Advocacy Ctr. of Qns Cty) Receive a Soc.
Sec. Card through the DACA, Legal,
Housing, Health Educ., Mental Health,
Education, Case Mgmt., Food & Nutrition
and Syringe Exchange. Main site 161-21
Jamaica Ave., 6th Fl, Jamaica, 718-896-2500,
(also in Woodside & Far Rockaway.)
BP Katz Public Hearing on Budget
Priorities Qns Boro Hall, 120-55 Qns Blvd,
2nd Fl, Rm 200, Kew Gardens. To Reg. to
speak (3 mins max); submit written; view
completed budget: www.queensbp.org- Feb
23, 10:30 am
Defensive Driving Course At American
Martyrs RC Church, 79-43 Bell Blvd,
Bayside. Spons by Natl Safety Cncl. ($45;
particips receive insurance premium reduction & violation points reduction). Info, reg
631.360.9720 - Feb 21, 9 am-3:30 pm
Free Legal Clinics by Legal Aid Soc. &
Chhaya CDC, Sponsored by Sen. Peralta, CM
Dromm. 37-43 77 St, Jackson Hts, 2nd Floor.
Every 2nd Weds, 4:30-6:30 pm: Call for appt
718.478.3848 - Feb 11; Mar 11
HEAP Grants, Astoria Restoration Assn.
Offers Free Help Seniors, tenants, homeowners, low-income families apply for $350-
$575 for homeowners / $21-$35 renters.
Apply immediately. Info NYC Human
Resources 718.557.1399, ARA
718.726.0034.
Job Fair Free seminars on interview prep,
language assist., resume writing. Business
attire, bring 30 copies resumes. Info
646.852.7758. St. Nicholas Tolentine, 150-75
Goethals Ave, Jamaica - Feb 19, 11 am-3 pm
Queens Future of Energy Business Summit
Queens College Science Bldg/Rosenthal
Library. Sponsor/ Exhibit/ Attend. Info, registr., table, sponsor, ads: 718.898.8500 or

queenschamber.org - Feb 12, 8 am-2 pm
Rep. Meng Info Session on Executive
Actions on Immigration Eligibility for
DAPA, DACA; ask USCIS; avoid immig.
svcs scams. At Elmhurst Hospital,
Auditorium, 79-01 B’way, Elmhurst. Info
Meng Ofc 718.445.7860 Feb 23, 5-7 pm
Thrift Shop/Tienda Segunda Mano Super
Wednesday Sale at Manos Unidas Creativas
& Flea Mkt last Saturday ea. month. 37-63C,
83 St, Suite 1B, Jackson Hts. M, W, Th, F,
Sat, 10-5 pm; Tues noon-5 pm
Thursday Workshop for Latina In Spanish;
Info on health & safety issues for immigrant
Latinas: HIV/AIDS, Domestic Violence,
Substance Abuse, Sexuality, Depression, Self
Esteem. Voces Latinas office, 37-63 83 St.,
Suite 1B, Jackson Hts - Thurs, noon - 2 pm

ARTS/ENTERTAIN./SPORTS

FLUSHING TOWN HALL
Northern Blvd & Linden Pl, www.flushingtownhall.org, 718.463.7700.
Composers Collective 2015: Winter
Concert w/ Folie a Deux (free) Viola duo -
Feb 13, 8 pm
Jazz: The Red Ball, World Peace in the
Key of Jazz ($22/15/10; pre-show members
lounge 7 pm) Feb 14, 8 pm
Film Chinois (free) Award-winning noir play
0 Feb 15, 4 pm
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, music, live theater,
art exhibits, public forums by professional
performers, playwrights, artists, LAGCC student during LCC PAC season. Info
www.goo.gl/0oeXTd.
-Lady Hawks v. Valley Forge Military
Acad. Basketball benefits women’s cancers.
Goal $1,000 in donations.
Feb 13, 7-9 pm
MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, LIC,
718.784.2084.
-Wael Shawky: Cabaret Crusades Based
on The Crusades Through Arab Eyes by
Lebanese Historian Amin Malouf re: Catholic
Church’s numerous campaigns to take over
the Holy Land. Employs 200-yr-old marionettes & custom-made figures - Thru Aug 31
(3rd Floor Galleries)
MUSEUM OF THE MOVING IMAGE
36-01 35th Ave, Astoria/LIC,
718.777.6888, more events: www.movingimage.us.
Visual Effects Master: An Evening with
Joe Letteri and Dawn of the Planet of the
Apes Screening & Live Event - Feb 11, 7 pm
(followed by a screening of Dawn of the
Planet of the Apes in 3-D)
-IndieCade East 2015 ($35-$125-full fest.
pass) Independent Games Festival
Feb 13–15
-Behind the Screen ongoing
-SEE IT BIG!
Cinematographer Gordon Willis:
Manhattan, The Landlord, Little Murders,
Purple Rose of Cairo, Klute, All The
President’s Men, Stardust Memories,
Pennies From Heaven, Interiors, more.
Thru Mar. 1
QUEENS COLLEGE 65-30 Kissena Blvd,

Flushing, 718.997.5000.
-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.
-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.
-Faces of Islam Theatre workshop by
LAGCC PAC/Opening of Photo exhibit by
LaGuardia CC students of Muslims from all
continents, in all fields.
Thru Mar 1.
-Polit-Sheer-Form! China-based art collective - To Mar 8, 2015
-Behind the Curtain: Collecting the New
York Fairs Little-known artifacts, souvenirs
from national & regional private collections
& Queens Museum’s own - To Oct 18, 2015
Every Sunday:
-Drop-In Family Workshops/Tour w/children age 5-12, accommodates special needs -
1:30-4:30 pm:
-Feb 15: Second Sundays Lunar New Year
Bash - The Year of the Goat. With the NY
Chinese Cultural Ctr.
-Exhibition Tour (English 2 pm; Spanish 3
pm)
-Panorama of NYC Tour - 4 pm
QUEENS THEATRE
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
www.queenstheatre.org, 718.760.0064.
-Dance Series: Ballet Hispanico
($42/38/25) Feb 14, 2&8 pm; Feb 15, 3 pm
OTHER:
Carol Sudhalter House Concert ($15/12)
Reservation required. In Massapequa. Info
and reservation 917.667.5331 - Feb 15, 4-
5:30 (rain/snow date Feb 22)
Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra
Concert: Haydn, Strauss, Tchaikovsky
($5/3) Forest Hills Jewish Ctr, 106-06 Queens
Blvd. Info 718.374.1627, www.fhso.org.
Feb 15, 2 pm
Roll with Queens Council on the Arts:
Casion Caliente ($150/Rat Pack: $1,350 for
10/Amigo Pack: $675 for 5 tickets) Live
music, dancing, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres,
casino, salsa performances, global cuisine of
Mundo Restaurant. Paper Factory Hotel, 37-
06 36 St, LIC - Feb 26, 6:30-9:30 pm. Info
queenscouncilarts.org/casino-caliente.
Sculpture Center: Retrospective of Araya
Rasdjarmrearnsook ($3/5) 44-19 Purves St,
LIC - Thru Mar 25
Secret Children’s Theatre: Princess
Particular & Pirate Pete’s Parrot
($10/15/40-family of 4) 44-02 23 St, #104,
LIC - Alternating Saturdays, 2 pm
Tango 5 Senses/Sentidos ($40/37) Thalia
Spanish Theatre 41-17 Greenpoint Ave,
Sunnyside, 718.729.3880, thaliatheatre.org.
Thru March 22, Fri & Sat: 8 pm; Sun 4 pm.
Valentine’s Day Special Fundraising
Performance ($90 incl. wine, tapas,
Reception w/ stars) Feb 14.

DINNERS/DANCES/MORE

Judge Charles J. Vallone 82nd Anniv.
Scholarship Dinner-Dance ($75 incl. cocktail

hour, dinner, dancing to music of TLC
Entertainment) Honoring Steven Schnall
(Quontic Bank), Taryn Sacramone (Queens
Theatre) Riccardo’s by the Bridge, 21-01 24
Ave., LIC - Mar 28, 6 pm
Queens County Ball Honoring Rep.
Crowley and John T Dunleavy, NYC St.
Patrick’s Day Parade Chairman and Grand
Marshal ($100/table $1,000) Hosted by St.
Patrick’s Parade Committee. Antun’s on
Springfield Blvd. Tix, sponsorships, journal
ads: Michael Benn kroppyboy@aol.com; 181
Beach 112 St, Rockaway Park, NY 11694 -
Feb 21, 7 pm-midnight

HEALTH

EMBLEMHEALTH NEIGHBORHOOD
CARE 206-20 Linden Blvd, Cambria
Heights. Most events are RSVP/ Registration
required, 866-539-0999. Info
www.ehnc.com. Free to the Public; One Hour
Each:
-Understanding Diabetes Meds
Feb 11, 10:30 am
-Cellphone Literacy for Older Adults
Feb 12, 10:30 am
-Breakfast Club host Angela Yee, Power
105.1 FM Health Care Enrollment Drive
Gifts, prizes. Jamaica Colosseum Mall, 89-02
165 St. Info emblemhealth.com/intheneighborhood - Feb 13, 1-6 pm
-More: Tai Chi/Qigong, Lo-impact Zumba,
Work Out Asthma, Massage, Hi-impact
Workout; Sitting Exercise, Yoga, Meditation
Made Easy.
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
MOUNT SINAI QUEENS (MSQ)
www.mshq.org/events for full schedule. To
register 718.267.4333
-Support Group for Stroke Survivors and
Caregivers MSQ Admin. Annex, 23-34 30
Ave, 6th Fl. Conference Room, Astoria. Must
register - Feb 17, 5 pm
-Breast Health Screen. & Educ. MSQ,
Family Health Assoc, 31-60 21 St, Astoria
Feb 18, 5-7 pm
-Gentle Yoga for Everyone Regist. required.
Tuesdays, 11 am & noon (thru Apr 28)
NAMI Presents The ABCs of Mental
Health Housing (free) Zucker Hillside
Hosp., Sloman Auditorium, 266 St & 76 Ave,
Glen Oaks. namiqn.org.
Feb 18, 7:30 pm (Caring and Sharing at 6)
NO-COST DIGITAL MAMMOGRAMS
and Clinical Breast Exams American-
Italian Cancer Foundation. Women age 40+,
annually. Info and appointment near you
(required) 877.628.9090 or number given
below.
9 am-4:30 pm:
-Queens Health Ctr. 97-04 Sutphin Blvd,
Jamaica - Feb 11
-Sisa Pakari Cultural Ctr 67-10A Roosevelt
Ave, Woodside. Appt: 718.414.9557,
718.803.7255.
Feb 14, 1-4:30 pm

HISTORICAL

KING MANOR MUSEUM
King Park, 150-03 Jamaica Ave, Jamaica,
718.206.0545, www.kingmanor.org. Tours &
school/group programs, Thurs- Sun.
-Hands-On History: Be My Valentine
Decorate picture frame; create 19th century
inspired Valentines. All ages welcome - Feb
14, noon-3 pm
SUNNYSIDE COMM. SVCS.
43-31 39 St., LIC, 718.784.6173
-Queens Memory in Sunnyside Share your
memories, including family photos, postcards, memorabilia to be digitized, take home
thumb drive, for free.
Fridays Thru May 22, 10 am
VOELKER ORTH MUS., BIRD SANCTUARY, VICTORIAN GDN.
149-19 38 Ave, Flushing, 718.359.6227,
www.vomuseum.org.
-Frozen Follies - Winter Classic Cartoons
($5/ free under age 3) Vintage animation w/
anim. historian Tom Stathes. Projected on
16mm film.

LIBRARY

QUEENS LIBRARY SYSTEM
Event schedules: visit
www.queenslibrary.org/events; call Central
Library 718.990.0700; individual branches.
ASTORIA BRANCH 14-01 Astoria Blvd,
LIC, 718-278-2220.
-(Job-Readiness) Drop-In Hours; Resume &
Job-Search Help; Family Storytime call or
visit online for schedule.
Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament Weds, 4:30 pm
BROADWAY BRANCH 40-20 Broadway,
LIC, 718-721-2462
Citizenship Classes Weds, 10:30 am-1:30
pm (Pre-Reg 718-278-4303)
Toddler Time 30-min. storytime w/ books,
songs, fingerplays; ages 2-4 yrs, accompanied
- Feb 13, 27; 10:30 am (no latecomers admitted) CENTRAL LIBRARY Queens Central
Library. 89-11 Merrick Blvd, Jamaica
-Author Event w/ guest Prof. Jelani Cobb,
author of The Substance of Hope: Barack
Obama & the Paradox of Progress and To
The Break of Dawn: A Freestyle on the Hip
Hop Aesthetic.
Feb 13 at 5 pm
-Sunday Concerts at Central series feat.
world music (free). First Sundays, at 3 pm
(except April 12 concert; thru June 2015)
FLUSHING BRANCH
-Book Discussion Group:
Mar 6: The View from Castle Rock by Alice
Munro
Apr 3: The Woman Upstairs by Claire
Messud
IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor
-More: Teen Happy Hour; Family Storytime;
Discovery Team; Science Fun; Talks on
Chinese Literarture (in Chinese); Personal
Branding Online
JACKSON HEIGHTS BRANCH
35-51 81 St., 718-899-2500
-Pathways to Citizenship Fridays, 5 pm
-More: Teen Fun Hour; Kaplan Practice SAT;
Pathways to Success; Girls Self-Defense;
Elder Law; Practice SAT

LONG ISLAND CITY BRANCH 37-44 21
St, LIC 718-752-3700
-Learn to Code game-like, self-directed
workshop- Feb 12 (Thurs at 6 pm)
-High School Equivalency Exam Screening
info 718-752-3723. Sat & Tues 10 am
-Blood Pressure Screening; Quiet Computer
Lab; Homework Help; Fitness for Kids;
Technology Bootcamp.
STEINWAY BRANCH 21-45 31 St, LIC,
718-728-1965
-Playgroup Feb 11, 18; 10:30 am
-Literature Art & Movement School-age
children enjoy arts, movement activities and
stories - Thurs 4 pm
-Toddler Movement Feb 13, 10:30 am

PARKS & RECREATION

ALLEY POND ENVIRONMENTAL CTR
Pre-register for ALL events.
228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston,
718.229.4000, www.alleypond.com.
-The Story of The Mitten ($21) ages 5-6 yrs.
Play performance, live animals, snack, craft,
walk. Limit 12.
Feb 14, 1:30-3:30 pm
-Young Discoverer’s Club-Candy
Chromatography ($24) ages 8-12 yrs.
Feb 14, 1:30-3:30 pm
-Valentine Party ($21) ages 3-4 yrs. Animal
party games, meet animals, snack, nature hike
- Feb 15, 1:30-3 pm
-Valentine’s Blood Drive Free babysitting
avail. Sweet treat for first 40 by Epic Cake
NYC. Appt: email emcglinchey@alleypond.com, 718.229.4000 x214 - Feb 18, 2-8
pm
-Queens County Bird Club presents
Peppereaters, a Field Guide to the Toucans of
Central Europe (free) Info
www.qcbirdclub.org - Feb 18, 8 pm
-Who’s Bugging You? ($8/$14) ages 7-14
yrs. only. Interactive workshop w/entomologists; interactive game show; craft; snacks;
gifts & prizes.
Feb 19, 10:30 am-12:30 pm
NYC PARKS
-Trees Count Volunteer Opportunities
Help map & record info on indiv trees on
every city block to help plan stewardship
efforts on equitable tree distribution. No
exper. nec. Info & sign-up at www.nycgovparks.org/trees/treescount
May thru Nov 2015
-Free After-School Program ages 6-13. Preregister online NYC Parks website lists sites -
To 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)
-Art in the Garden - Paul Lin, Botanical
Therapeutic Art. Tues-Sat, Jan 20-Apr 12 in
Visitor Bldg. Gallery (free w/Adm. to Apr.1)
The Great Backyard Count Results to be
added to worldwide count. Meet at Visitor &
Administr. Bldg. Lobby. Register
sromar@queensbotanical.org.
Feb 14, 11 am-1 pm
Celebrate Black History: George
Washington Carver Workshop ($5 per
child) Learn of Carver’s achievements in
Botany, Chemurgy, Medicine, Industrial
Engineering. Paint w/plants, plant a peanut
and keep it. Pre-Registration & payment

required: www.eventbrite.com/e/celebrateblack history-month-george-washingtoncarver childrens- workshop- tickets-
14001132765

SCHOOLS/KIDS/PETS

Animal Care & Control (AC&C) of NYC’s
Mobile Adoption Center Comes to CM Paul
Vallone Dist. Ofc., 42-40 Bell Blvd, Bayside.
Come meet your Forever Friend - Feb 20, 1-
5 pm
Education Forum by UFT: How Gov.
Cuomo’s Educ. proposals will hurt students.
Sign up uft.org/community-forums. Includes
High Schools in each District
-Feb 12, 4 pm for Dist. 25, 26, at PS 159, 205-
01 33 Ave.
-Feb 12, 3:30 pm for Dist. 27, 28, 29, at PS
37, 179-37 137 Ave.
-Feb 27, 3:15 pm for Dis 24, 30, at IS 5, 50-
40 Jacobus St.
Samuel Field YM/YWHA (programs $5 per
family)
-Gym and Creative Exploration, 58-20 Little
Neck Pkwy. Weds, 3-4:30 pm
-Monday Magic: Learn & Play Bay Terrace
Ctr., 212-00 23 Ave, Bayside, 3-4:30 pm
-Holiday Party - Feb 18, 1-2:30

SENIOR CENTERS, ACTIVITIES

Kew Gardens Community Ctr. 80-02 Kew
Gardens Rd, Suite 202, Kew Gardens,
718.268.5960.
-Social Work Grad Student to inform re: rent,
home energy, medicine, food costs. By appt.,
Mon, Weds, Fri; 9 am-noon
-Drawing Class w/ Art - Thursdays, 1:30
-Belle’s Players - Tues, 1 pm
QCH: Pomonok Senior Ctr. 67-09 Kissena
Blvd, Flushing, 718.591.3377.
-Housing Clinic: affordable housing, renters’
rights, how to apply for housing
Feb 17, 10 am
-SNAP screening, applic. assistance, recertification; age 60+
-Circuit Training w/equipment. Dr’s note &
pre-registration required - Tues, Thurs, 10:30
am
-Care Assistance w/applics, recerts, SNAP,
Medicare, Medicaid; translation svcs;
English, Russian, Spanish. Monday &
Wedneday; 9 am-4 pm (by appt only)
-Mandarin Class (beginner/interm. refresher)
- Thursdays, 10:30 am
-Aerobics by ShapeUp NYC, age 18+
Fridays, 11 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

Queens Urban Market Standard Motor
Parts Bldg, 37-18 Northern Blvd. Food, jewelry, arts & crafts, photography, furniture;
events w/entrepreneurs of food, drink, technology. Open year-round. Info www.qnsurbanmkt.com.
Fridays 5-9 pm / Saturdays 11 am-6 pm

ONGOING; ORGANIZATIONS

(* = newly added listings)

COMMUNITY MEETINGS CLUBS

American Legion Post 298
30-61 87 St, East Elmhurst.
1st Mon, 8 pm
American Legion & Ladies Aux. Post 118
89-02 91st St, Woodhaven, 718.846.6116. •
2nd/3rd Mon, 8 pm
Angelo Graci Republican Club Community
Center of Christ Lutheran Church, 101 Ave &
86 St, Ozone Park.
Every 4th Tues, not Jul, Aug, Dec)
Bella Italia Mia ($5m/ $7nm) Christ the
King HS, 3rd Floor, 68-02 Metropolitan Ave,
Middle Village.
Clinton Democratic Club Mtg. Vallone &
Vallone LLP, 25-59 Francis Lewis Blvd,
Flushing, 718.428.7285.
Dutch Kills Civic Assn. Mtg. Growing Up
Green Charter School, 39-37 28 St, LiC.
Every 2nd Thurs, 7:30 pm (not Jan, Jul, Aug)
Environmental Protection Weekly Pipeline
Newsletter accepts announcements, feedback, suggestions newsletter@dep.nyc.gov.
Federation of Italian American
Organizations of Queens 29-21 21 Ave,
Astoria, 718.204.2444, www.italianfederation.com.
FDNY free fire safety presentations
Minimum two weeks notice required
718.281.3870.
Flushing Camera Club
Flushing Hospital, Auditorium, 146-01 45
Ave (enter Burling St), 718.749. 0643,
www.flushingcameraclub.org. 1st, 3rd & 5th
Weds, 7:15 pm (confirm on website)
Greater Woodhaven Devel. Corp. Mtg. St.
Thomas the Apostle, 87-40 88 St,
Woodhaven.
Every 4th Tues, 7:30 pm
Queens Best Toastmasters Club
Public Speaking / Effective Communication.
Elmhurst Hospital, Conference Rm. A-1-15,
79-01 Broadway.
1st, 3rd, 5th Sat, 10 am - 12:15 pm Rego Hills
Republican Club 28th A.D.
Sizzler Restaurant, 100-27 Metropolitan Ave,
Forest Hills, 718.275.6005. Every 3rd Tues,
7:30 pm
Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce
Luncheons Dazies restaurant, 39-41 Queens
Blvd, Sunnyside. Every 2nd Tues, 12:30 pm.
United Forties Civic Assn. St Teresa Parish
Ctr., 50 Ave & 45 St, Woodside. Every 2nd
Thurs., 7 pm
VFW Post 4787 monthly meeting 19-12
149 St, Whitestone. Every 2nd & 4th Mon.
VFW, John V. Daniels Jr. Post 2813 montly meeting NEW address: 47-53 43 St,
Sunnyside, 718.335.0700. Every 3rd
Saturday, 2 pm.
Vietnam Veterans of America, Queens
Chapter 32 New location: 19-12 149 St,
Whitestone, 11357, 718.830.0037 (previously
at 88-61 76 Ave, Glendale).

COMMUNITY BOARDS, EDUC. & PCT.

108th Precinct Community Cncl. Mtg.
Sunnyside Community Svcs., 43-31 39 St,

ground fl., Sunnyside.
110th Precinct Community Cncl. Mtg.
VFW 150, 51-11 108 St, Corona, info
718.426.9112.
112th Precinct Community Cncl. Mtg. 68-
40 Austin St, Forest Hills.
Every 3rd Weds, 7:30 pm; Except September
Mtg: MONDAY, Sept. 16
114th Precinct Community Cncl. Mtg.
Riccardo’s by the Bridge, 21-01 24th Ave,
LIC. Every 4th Tues, 7 pm
Community Bd. 1 Mtg. Info 718-626-1021.
Every 3rd Tues.
Community Bd. 2 Mtg. Community Bd. 2
Mtg. Info www.QueensCB.org,
718.533.8773.
Community Bd. 3 Board Mtg.
718.458.2707, www.cb3qn.nyc.gov. Every
3rd Thurs (call for time and location)
Community Bd. 4 Mtg. VFW Post 150, 51-
11 108 St, Corona, 718.760.3141. Every 2nd
Tues.
Community Bd. 5 Mtg: Christ the King H.S.
Cafeteria, 68-02 Metropolitan Ave, Middle
Village
Community Bd. 6 Mtg. Kew Gardens
Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd,
Ste. 202. Info 718.263.9250
Community Bd. 7 Mtg. 718.359.2800
Community Bd. 9 Mtg. For location call
718.286.2686 • Every 2nd Tues.
Comm. Educ. Council 24 Mtg. Info.
718.418.8160, Glendale. Every 4th Tues.
location TBA.
Comm. Educ. Council Dist. 25 Mtg. 30-48
Linden Pl., Rm. 407, Flushing, confirm
718.281.3786. Every 1st Weds, 7 pm
Comm. Dist. Ed. Council 26 M.S. 67, 51-60
Marathon Pkwy, Room B44A, Little Neck.
Info 718.631.6927, Bayside (meets monthly,
call for info).

GENERAL INTEREST

AmericaWorks Recruiting, screening, support. www.americaworks.com, 212.
599.5627.
Animal Shelter/Rescue (donations always
appreciated):
-Amazing Animals Rescue and Adoptions
Whitestone, 718.795.3880.
-Animal Rescue Pet adoptions,
718.224.8629 or 631.420.0425.
-Animal Lovers Rescue and Adoptions
Whitestone, 718.740.3076.
-Animals Can’t Talk 718.393.7535
-Bobbi and the Strays Pet Rescue &
Adoption Center, 71-03 80 St, Glendale,
718.326.6070, www.bobbiandthe strays.org
/Adopt.aspx.
-Francis’ Friends Astoria, 347.393. 3649
-Kitty Caretakers of Queens Astoria, Long
Island City, Sunnyside, Woodside: 718-779-
8402, 718.205.1792
-Loving Touch Rescue Flushing,
718.224.8629.
-Muffin’s Pet Connection Helps find homes
for pets. 718.833.7988 or www.muffins.org.
-www.petfinder.com For further info
Business Assistance Calendar For business
owners seeking assistance in skills.
www.queensbp.org.
Earth Day NYS DEC new user-friendly
website navigation by topic: Outdoor

Recreation; Animals, Plants, Aquatic Life;
Chemical and Pollution Control; Lands and
Waters; Education; Energy; Permits and
Licenses; Public Involvement and News;
Regulations and Enforcement; Publications,
Forms, Maps, etc. Info visit www.dec.ny.gov
Food Pantries (donate/ receive):
-BVM Help of Christians 70-31 48 Ave,
Woodside, info 718.672.4848 x11 Thurs 9:30
am-noon
-St. Raphael’s Cans and dry food only, photo
ID. Basement Rectory, 35-20 Greenpoint
Ave, LIC, 718.729.8957. Thurs 10:30 amnoon, 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 Legal Clinics by Legal Aid Soc. &
Chhaya CDC, Sponsored by Sen. Peralta, CM
Dromm. 37-43 77 St, Jackson Hts, 2nd Floor.
Every 2nd Weds, 4:30-6:30 pm: Call for appt
718.478.3848.
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.
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.obsess ivecompulsiveanonymous.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.
SAMUEL FIELD 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. Progs $5 per family:
-Indoor Playground ($7 for one adult, one
child; $2 for each add’l) for age 5 and under,
must be w/ adult. climbers, bridges, balance
beam, activities; sneakers required; No registration. Weds 10:45-11:45 am
-Gym and Creative Exploration ($5 per
family; ages 3-5 with developmental disabilities & their families) Little Neck -
Wednesdays, 3-4:30 pm
-Monday Magic: Learn & Play ($5 per family; ages 3-5 with developmental disabilities
& their families) At Bay Terrace Ctr, 212-00
23 Ave, Bayside. Mondays 3-4:30 pm

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 RSVP
718.268.5960 x226.
QCH Pomonok Senior Ctr 67-09 Kissena
Blvd, Flushing, 718.591.3377.
-Movies: Old Faves, New Hits
Wednesdays, 1 pm
-SNAP screening, application & recertification assistance - info 718.591.3377
-Dear Abby discussion group
Thursdays, 11 am
-Men’s Exercise Group w/ professional trainer (age 60+) space limited, bring DOCTOR’S
NOTE permitting exercise and use of gym
equipment.
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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