2015-03-04 / 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

Astoria Homeowners, Tenants &
Business Civic Assn. Mtg. St. Francis
of Assisi School Basement, 21-17 45 St
Dues now due. Info www.astoriahtbca.com, 718.721.3690 - Mar 5, 7:30 pm
Greek Independence Day Celebration
Spons: BP Katz, Sen Gianaris, AM
Simotas, CM Constantinides.
Traditional Greek cultural performances, remarks by community leaders,
food, beverages. Archdiocesan Hellenic
Cultural Ctr, 27-09 Crescent St,
Astoria.RSVP 718.545.3889.
Mar 13, 6 pm
Ridgewood Democratic Club Mtg,
film: Geraldine Ferraro: Paving the
Way 60-70 Putnam Ave.
Mar 6, 7 pm

COMMUNITY BOARDS, EDUC. & PCT.

Community Bd. 2 Mtg. Sunnyside
Comm. Svcs, 43-31 39 St, Ground
floor, Sunnyside. Info 718.533.8773,
www.CB2Queens.org.
Mar 5, 7 pm
Community Bd. 5 Public Hearing:
Budget Christ the King H.S. Cafeteria,
68-02 Metropolitan Ave, Middle Village
Mar 11, 7:30 pm
Community Bd. 6 Mtg. Kew Gardens
Community Center, 80-02 Kew
Gardens Rd, Ste. 202. Info
718.263.9250 - Mar 11, 7:45 pm
Community Bd. 7 Mtg re: RKO
Keith’s Theatre (Northern Blvd,
Flushing) Union Plaza Care Center, 33-
23 Union St, 9th Floor, Flushing,
718.359.2800. RESCHEDULED: Mar
23, 7pm [NOT Mar 9]
Comm. Educ. Council Dist. 25 Mtg.
Re: Temp, partial re-siting, co-location
of PS 24 w/ PS 107 for 3 yrs. 30-48
Linden Pl, 4th Floor, Rm 407, Flushing
718.281.3786 - Mar 4, 7 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.)

Brownfield Site: Neptune Meter Site
Davis St, Jackson Ave & Crane St, LIC.
Site No. C241138, NYSDEC Region 2.
Written comments accepted thru Apr
11. More info www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/ 8450.html
City Harvest Passover Food Drives
CH collects & delivers unusable leavened & unleavened breads. Info for
schools, synagogues, churches, organizations to participate 646.412.0755.
Mar 2-23
DAPA/DACA President Obama’s
Executive Action Info Event (free)
Galapagos Center for New Americans,
24-15 Queens Plaza North, LIC. Info
www.galapagoscenternyc.com.
Mar 5, 6:30-8 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 - 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.
Pancyprian Assn. Women’s Issues
Network Woman of the Year: AM
Simotas (donation $90) Terrace on the
Park, 52-11 11 St, Flushing Meadows,
Info 718.932.3100 - Mar 7, 6 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.
-Fred Hersch Trio jazz (free w/ RSVP
online) - Mar 6, 7:30 pm
-Asian Fan Dance Workshop ($10/8)
Mar 7, 2 pm
-Momenta Quartet ($15/10) Tan Dun’s
Ghost Opera for string quartet.
Mar 8, 2 pm
-Dynamic Writing ($5/free) Exhib.
Thru Mar 22 (Sat & Sun noon-5 pm)
-Monthly Jazz Clinic & Jam
Mar 4, 6-7 pm & 7-10 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.
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.
-SEE IT BIG! High and Wide ($12) In
conjunction w/ a Reverse Shot online symposium on aspect ratio. Jacques Tati’s
Playtime, Kurosawa’s High and Low,
Powell & Pressburger’s A Matter of Life
and Death, more Mar 6-13
QUEENS COLLEGE 65-30 Kissena
Blvd, Flushing, 718.997.5000.
www.qc.cuny.edu
-Evening Reading: Sue Miller
($20/free w/CUNY ID) - Mar 10, 7 pm
-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.
-Big Time Summer Art Thing For
Kids ages 7-11 yrs 2-week camp; 4 dif.
consecutive programs; ea. M-F, 9 am-4
pm. REGISTRATION opens Mar 11, 9
am at www.queensmuseum.org/summercamp/ Limited space.
-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:
-Homemade Glue
-Exhibition Tour (English 2 pm;
Spanish 3 pm)
-Panorama of NYC Tour - 4 pm

OTHER:
Chinese New Year Celebration Shops
at Sky View Center w/ AM 1480 Radio
Guests. Lion Dance, magic, games,
prizes 40-24 College Pt Blvd, Flushing
Mar 29, 3 pm
Sculpture Center: Retrospective of
Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook ($3/5) 44-

19 Purves St, LIC - Thru Mar 25
Secret Theatre 44-02 23 St, LIC
-Dance Series continues with 2 dance
companies/night ($20/15)- Mar 1-15, 8
pm
-For Children: Princess Particular &
Pirate Pete’s Parrot ($10/15/40-family
of 4) Alternating Saturdays, 2 pm
The Shout In Greek w/ Engl. subtitles.
Greek Cultural Ctr, 26-80 30 St,
Astoria. Reserv 718.726.7329.
Fri & Sat 8 pm/ Sun 4 pm (thru Mar 15)
St Mike’s Barbershop Fine Cuts -
Fine Art Pop-Up Gallery ft. paintings
by Queens artists AB & Domingo
Carrasco. 46-20 30 Ave, LIC
Mar 7, 7 pm (reception w/ refreshm.)
Tango 5 Senses/Sentidos ($40/37)
Thalia Spanish Theatre 41-17
Greenpoint Ave, Sunnyside,
718.729.3880, thaliatheatre.org. Thru
Mar 22, Fri & Sat: 8 pm; Sun 4 pm.
Lewis Carroll’s Through the Looking
Glass (sugg. don. $12/10 groups) Book:
Louise Guinther, Music: Bill Ryden.
Gingerbread Players of St. Luke’s
Church, 85 Greenway South, Forest
Hills.Mar 14-22 (Fri,Sat 7:30; Sun 2:30
pm)
Vanities By Parkside Players ($17/15)
Grace Lutheran Church, 71 Rd & Union
Tpke, Forest Hills - Mar 6, 7 (Fri, Sat 8
pm; Sun 2 pm)

DINNERS/DANCES/MORE

Garden [School] Gala (cocktails,
silent auction, dinner, open bar, DJ,
dance, live auction; business attire)
Benefits Science & Tech progs. Terrace
on the Park, Flushing Meadows
Mar 27, 6:30-midnight
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

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:
-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
-Ways Your Pantry is Making You
Gain Hellenic Cultural Ctr, 27-09
Crescent St, Astoria - Mar 10, 11 am
-Gentle Yoga for Everyone Regist.
required. Tuesdays, 11 am & noon (thru
Apr 28)
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 (or hours below):
-Sen Addabbo Family Health Ctr 62-00
Beach Channel Dr., Arverne - Mar 6
-Sisa Pakari Cultural Ctr 67-10A
Roosevelt Ave, Woodside. Appt
718.414.9557, 718.803.7255 - Mar 8
-Queens Health Ctr 97-04 Sutphin Blvd,
Jamaica - Mar 11
NYFAC (NY Families For Autistic
Children) Free Zumba Classes
164-14 Cross Bay Blvd, Howard Beach
Fridays, 7-9 pm (starts Mar 6)
Sam Field Y / Central Queens Y
Business Breakfast Village Club at
Lake Success. Reserv. 718.225.6750
x238. Mar 11, 8:30 am-10 am

HISTORICAL

QUEENS HISTORICAL SOC.
Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37 Ave,
Flushing. 718.939.0647 x17.
www.queenshistoricalsociety.org.
-New York State Pavilion: Lecture &
Book Signing by Author Christian
Kellberg Mar 8, 2:30-4:30 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.
TEEN CAREER DEVELOPMENT
Hands-on Workshops incl. business planning, renew. energy design, NYPD
Explorers, online job applic., volunteer to
boost resume (free) Mar 2- Apr 1 at

LAURELTON, FAR ROCKAWAY,
FAR ROCKAWAY, CENTRAL LIB,
SO. JAMAICA, QUEENSBORO
(FLUSHING) Branches.
WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH
Stories, music, teleconference discussion,
women’s health workshop, entertainment
for all ages. All free. At Hollis, Queens
Village, Woodside, Steinway, Long
Island City, Maspeth, Whitestone,
Laurelton Branches - Mar 5-27
FREE HELP FILING TAXES at most
branches
ASTORIA BRANCH 14-01 Astoria
Blvd, LIC, 718-278-2220.
-Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament - Weds, to Apr 1,
4:30-6 pm
-IDNYC Workshop Mar 4, 10 am-noon;
Mar 5, 6 pm
-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 ClassesWeds, 10:30 am-1:30
pm to Mar 11 (Pre-Reg 718-278-4303)
Shape-Up NYC - Total Body, for Adults
Most Mondays, 10-11 am (to Jun. 8)
Stretch Class for Pain Yoga for arthritis,
more. Bring yoga mat, towel, water
Mar 9, 16, 23; 10-11 am
CENTRAL LIBRARY Queens Central
Library. 89-11 Merrick Blvd, Jamaica
Sunday Concerts at Central series
feat. world music; free. First Sundays,
at 3 pm (except April 12 concert; thru
June 2015)
-Independent Films Tuesdays at 2 pm.
3/3 - "Fill the Void" (2012, rated PG, in
Hebrew); 3/10- "Foxcatcher" (2014,
rated R); 3/17 - "The Good Lie" (2014;
rated PG-13); 3/24 - "Magic in the
Moonlight" (2014; rated P-13); 3/31 -
"Wadjda" (2012, rated PG, in Arabic).
-Financial Coaching; Practice
Interviews; LinkedIn; ID Your Work
Skills; Health Insurance Enrollment
Help; Computer Basics Adults;
Homework Zone; Resumes & Cover
Letters; Pathway to Citizenship;
Saturday Science Lab; PowerPoint;
Coding; Excel; Classic and Independent
Movies; Drama Club
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 Literature (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 basic concepts of computer science, drag & drop programming.
Game-like, self-directed workshop.
Thurs at 6 pm
-Blood Pressure Screening; Quiet
Computer Lab; Homework Help; Fitness
for Kids; Technology Bootcamp.
STEINWAY BRANCH 21-45 31 St, LIC,
718-728-1965
-Playgroup Mar 4; 10:30 am
-Literature Art & Movement Schoolage children enjoy arts, movement activities and stories - Most Thurs 4 pm
-Toddler Movement w/caregiver; dance,
exercise - Most Fridays, 10:30 am
-Project Art 5-session series, age 8-12
Pre-register - Most Mondays, 4 pm
-More: Project Art, Storytime, Crafts

PARKS & RECREATION

ALLEY POND ENVIRONMENTAL
CTR Pre-register for ALL events.
228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston,
718.229.4000, www.alleypond.com.
-What’s Cooking at APEC? Turkish
Cooking Class ($20) Adults - Mar 5,
6:30-8:30 pm
-Cabin Fever ($21) ages 7-12 yrs.
Handcrafting (sew & weave), make gifts,
imagination building (w/wood and nails)
Mar 7, 10 am-noon
-Amazing Animal Babies ($21) ages 3-4
yrs - Mar 7, 1:30-3 pm
-APEC Adventure Hour: March into
Spring ($16) ages 18-36 mos (w/parents)
Mar 8, 1:30-2:45 pm
-Free After-School Program ages 6-
13. Pre-register 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)
-Indoor Gardening Workshop: Start
Your Summer Veggies Indoors ($6)
Adults. Advance regist. required - Mar 8,
1:30 pm
-Art in the Garden - Paul Lin,
Botanical Therapeutic Art. Tues-Sat, To
Apr 12 in Visitor Bldg. Gallery (free
w/admission to Apr.1)

SCHOOL/KIDS/CAMP/PETS

Big Time Summer Art Thing For Kids
2-week camp. see ARTS section,
QUEENS MUSEUM for details
ESL Interm/Advanced Monroe College
($40 materials fee; no tuition, college
level) 12 weeks, 6 hrs/week (starting Apr)
REGIST DEADLINE Mar 20,
914.740.6614,
queens@monroecollege.edu
Free Gown Giveaway Highland Church
Young Ladies of Character, Generations
of Esther presents Prom Impact 2015,

Girls Gone Wise: Walking in Beauty &
Wisdom. Experts tips on makeup, skincare, hair styles, prom safety, education &
Career. 87-24 162 St, Jamaica (Fellowship
Hall, 718.297.7475), www.highlandavenuechurch.org - Apr 11, 10 am-3 pm
MHS Student Government Pancake
Social ($3 during lunch to Mar 6; or at
door) - Mar 7, 9 am-noon
NYC Parks Experience Summer Day
Camp 7 weeks, ages 6-13 yrs; sports,
outdoor adventures, CPR & AED certified staff (Jul 6-Aug 21, 9 am-5 pm
$500/8 am-6 pm $575) REGISTRATION LOTTERY open from Mar 6-Mar
15 nyc.gov/parks/summercamp

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 amnoon -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.
-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
QCH Forest Hills, Jackson Hts, Flushing;
in English, Spanish, Russian, Bengali.
Info 718.592.5757 x238
-Free Housing Programs: Eviction
Prevention (Court papers/process, advocacy, tenants of foreclosed); Entitlements
SCRIE, Disabled Rent Increase Exempt.
(DRIE); HEAP (heating), Family Eviction
Prevention, Public Benefit Screening;
Tenant Info/Train/Advocacy: Repair
issues, harassment, rent overcharges, capital improvement; Property Owner
Info/Assist: SCHE, STAR Tax Credit
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/FLEA 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;
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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 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 Accessa Ride. City Dept. for the Aging and
Mayor’s Office for People with
Disabilities. Enrollee pays $12.50, for
$100 worth of rides, up to $437.50. Info
212.442.3026, 212.788.2830.
Tuesday Night Cruise ($3 don.) Benefits
St. Mary’s Children’s Hosp, Bayside. AT:
Resorts World Casino VIP Parking Lot,
Rockaway Blvd & 109 St. Info
917.385.2322, 917.682.5362.
To Nov 12, 5-9 pm
Workforce 1 Career Ctr, LaGuardia
Community College 29-10 Thomson
Ave, Rm C-400, 4th Fl. LiC,
718.609.2130, www.nyc.gov/workforce1.
Workforce 1 Career Center, Queens
168-25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl., Jamaica,
718.557.6755, www.nyc.gov/workforce1.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Adult Protective Svcs. For 18 years or
older, mentally/physically impaired;
abused, neglected or exploited. Call 311;
212.630.1853 or www.nyc.gov/apsrefer.
Al-Anon 21-64 41 St, Astoria,
718.728.2948.
Co-Dependents Anonymous, Women

85-18 61 Rd, Rego Park, 718.805.1032.
Fridays, 10 - 11:45 am
Domestic Violence 37-63 76 St,
Jackson Heights, 718.639.8370.
Helping Hands for the Disabled: Be a
Friend Day Pair up for 3 hours w/ a
disabled person. 718.606.9712
(Every 3rd Sat)
Emotions Anonymous Victoria Congregational Church, 148 St & 87 Ave,
Briarwood, 718.938.8869.
Weds 7:30 pm
HANAC Western Queens Caregivers
Network For those caring for
Alzheimer’s, dementia, chronic illness
patients. Support, counseling, info,
referrals. 718.777.6941.
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 percussion
instrumentalists. No audition required,
sit in on next concert - Dec 8. Bring
your instrument. Info 718.340.8324.
Rehearsals Wednesdays, 7:15-9:45 pm
SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK
32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC, 718.956.
9819, wwwsocratessculpturepark.org.
YORK COLLEGE MUSIC
Concerts almost daily, 94-20 Guy R.
Brewer Blvd, Jamaica, 718-262-2000.

ARTS OTHER

Calpulli Music Mexican accordion
class ($10 adults/ donation age 10-18)
Astoria School of Fine Arts, 38-01 23
Ave, 2nd Fl., Astoria, 718.507.2617.
Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra
Auditions/ rehearsals. Forest Hills
Jewish Ctr., 106-06 Queens Blvd.
Wednesdays, 7:30-10 pm
Greek Folk Dancing Classes (free) 26-
80 30 St, Astoria, info, reg
718.726.7329 - Adults: Saturdays 2-
3:30 pm; Children: Fridays, 6-7 pm
Green Space dance studio, 37-24 24 St,
LiC
Italian Language Classes for
Children ($150, 10-1hr classes, immersion) Cultural Assn. of the Molise
Region, 31-16 36 Ave, LIC, info, reg:
camr-uco.org - Saturdays, To Mar 8, 9-
10 am; Adults class (10-2 hr classes) To
Mar 12; Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 pm
Laughing Devil Comedy Club 47-38

Vernon Blvd, LIC, 347.913.3845 •
Laughing Devil Presents - best comics
in NY ($20), every Fri & Sat, 8 & 10:30
pm • She-Devils, Sundays 8 pm ($15) •
The Big Thing ($10) Pros on the rise,
every Weds, 8 pm • Devil Science
Theater 3K ($6) Cult films & alcohol &
comedians, every Thurs, 10:30 pm, info
www.DST3K.com.
Laughing Devil Development Stage
Open mic, writing workshops, sketches,
improv. Bread Box Cafe, 47-11 11 St,
LIC • Thurs 6 & 8 pm
Secret Theatre Musicals, 44-02 23 St,
LIC, tix www.secrettheatre.com.
-Children’s Theatre every Saturday, 2
pm: Princess Particular alternating w/
Pirate Pete’s Parrot ($15/ $10 children/
4-pack $40)
Thalia Spanish Theatre 41-17
Greenpoint Ave, Sunnyside,
718.729.3880

FREE HOURS OR SUGGESTED DONATION MUSEUMS:

Flushing Town Hall (gallery)
Jamaica Center for Arts and
Learning: (Gallery free at all times)
King Manor Museum
MoMA PS1
Museum of the Moving Image:
(free Fridays 4-8 pm)
Noguchi Museum:
(First Fridays, pay what you wish)
Queens County Farm Museum
Queens Museum of Art
Sculpture Center

HEALTH

BAY TERRACE CTR OF SAMUEL
FIELD Y 212-00 23 Ave, Bayside,
718.423.6111.
Afternoon Enrichment Classes ages 3-5
Mon-Fri, 2-4 pm (science discovery;
cooking; literacy class; yoga class;
music)
CENTRAL QUEENS YM&YWHA
67-09 108 Street, Forest Hills, 718-268-
5011, www.cqy.org.
-Play Gym Pre-register
-Ballet Classes w. Yana Volkova, Mon
and Fri, ages 5-12, info x500 or e-mail
dberman@cqy.org. Register now.
CROSS ISLAND YMCA 238-10
Hillside Ave, Bellerose.
ymcanyc.org/crossisland.
-Afterschool Programs - To Jun. 20
EMBLEMHEALTH NEIGHBORHOOD CARE 206-20 Linden Blvd,
Cambria Heights. Info www.ehnc.com,
866.539.0999. Most events are RSVP/
Registration required, 646.476.1294.
-Living w/ Diabetes (cooking, medication) - Low-Impact Zumba - Fall
Fitness Workout - Sitting Exercise -
Relaxing Massage - Chair Yoga -
National Alliance on Mental Illness

Family-to-Family Program - Meditation
Made Easy - Info on Health Care
Reform - Cellphones for Elders -
Manage High Blood Pressure
Medication - Caregivers Support Group
- Medicare 101.
MOUNT SINAI QUEENS Free health
events at various locations, registration
required, 718.267.4333, (registration
and more events www.mshq.org/
events).
-Prana Yoga for Busy People, Douris
Tower, 27-40 Hoyt Ave South, 2nd Floor
Exercise Room, Astoria. Tuesdays, 6:30
pm. Registration required.
-Yoga, age 50+ Douris Tower, 27-40 Hoyt
Ave South, 2nd Floor Exercise Room,
Astoria - Tuesdays, 11 am & noon (registration required)
-Flu Shots ($15)
NEW YORK HOSPITAL QUEENS 56-
45 Main St., Flushing / 174-03 Horace
Harding Exwy, Fresh Meadows. Call for
schedule, pre-registration, 718.670.1695.
Schedule info NYHQ.org events link.
-Support Groups: Diabetes Educ., New
Moms, Look Good-Feel Better Female
Cancer (Cancer Ctr, 56 Ave & 141 St),
Man to Man Prostate Cancer (Cancer Ctr),
Stress Management for Heart Patients;
Massage Therapy and Reflexology;
Balance and Strength Training; Tai Chi
Class; Yoga; Scrapbooking for Premie
Parents.
NO-COST DIGITAL MAMMOGRAMS and Clinical Breast Exams
American-Italian Cancer Foundation.
Regularly comes to various communities.
For women age 50+ w/o insurance; 40+
w/insurance, annual recommended. Call
for info and appointment near you
(required) 877.628.9090.
SAMUEL FIELD Y
Programs: Adult Ctr., Afterschool,
learning disabled, singles, parents,
space for parties. 58-20 Little Neck
Pkwy, Little Neck, 718.225.6750
www.sfy.org.
-Early Stage Dementia Care
Program: Support group, word games,
exercise, current events, music, trips -
Tues & Thurs, 10 am-2 pm; Caregiver
support for spouses, Weds; Adult child
group Tues. Info 718.225.6750x331 or
x243
-Early Childhood Program ages 2-5
Bay Terrace, 212-00 23 Ave, Bayside,
Bradley Richman, 718.423.6111 (registration ongoing)
-Ongoing program for developmentally disabled children (ages 3-5; join
any time):
-Monday Magic: Learn & Play ($5 per
family) Bay Terrace Center, 212-00
23rd Ave, Bayside, 718.423.6111. Mon
3-4:30 pm
-Gym and Creative Exploration ($5 per
family) Little Neck, Weds 3-4:30 pm
-Wednesday Night Singles ($7m/

$10nm refreshments included)
Reservations, info Ilene Yair 718.225.
6750 x236. 2nd, 4th Weds, 7 - 9 pm
-Partner Abuse Counseling Program
Support, referrals to shelter and legal
svcs. Ongoing

HEALTH OTHER

Blood Donors Needed (Especially ONegative) To donate or organize a
drive, call NYCB 800.933.2566,
www.nybloodcenter.org.
Jewish Guild Healthcare Healthcare
services for visually impaired and multidisabled. Info 212.769.6263, www.guildhealth.org.
Scan Van Mobile Mammography
appointments required 800.564.6868

HISTORICAL SOCIETIES

BAYSIDE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Fort Totten Park, North of 212 St and
Cross Island Pkwy. For info visit
www.baysidehistorical.org, or call
718.352.1548.
-Center for the Women of New York
Women’s history, conference, career
education ctr., 207 Totten Ave, Fort
Totten.
-Ongoing exhibits ($3 donation)
-Native Bayside; The Castle; If The
Hat Fits; Virtual Exhibit: Take a
Cruise Through the History of
Bayside 1639-2000.
CENTRAL QUEENS HISTORICAL
ASSN. A source for Queens photos not
available elsewhere; go to
www.CQHA.net or call 917.376.4496.
FLUSHING TOWN HALL
Northern Blvd & Linden Place,
718.463.7700, www.flushingtownhall
.org. (see Arts section for events)
GREATER ASTORIA HISTORICAL
SOCIETY 35-20 Broadway, 4th Fl.,
Astoria, 718.278.0700, www.astorialic.org.
GREATER RIDGEWOOD HISTORICAL 143-135 37 Ave, Flushing,
718.465. 1776. Open to the public Sat.
KING MANOR MUSEUM
King Park, Jamaica Ave at 153 St,
Jamaica, 718.206.0545, www.kingmanor.org. Tours & school/group programs, Thurs- Sun.
MAPLE GROVE CEMETERY
83-15 Kew Gardens Road; The Center
at Maple Grove, 127-15 Kew Gardens
Rd, Kew Gardens, 718.523.1876, www.
friendsofmaplegrove.org.
PAN-MACEDONIAN STUDIES
CENTER 149-14 14 Ave, Whitestone,
718.747.0488.
Movie Nights every other Friday
QUEENS HISTORICAL SOC.
Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37 Ave,
Flushing. 718.939.0647 x17.
www.queenshistoricalsociety.org.

-Third Tuesday Movie Matinees
($3/$2 students and seniors/$0m)
-Exhibit: Growing Up Queens: A
Study of Childhood in Our Unique
Borough.
WOODHAVEN CULTURAL & HISTORICAL SOC. Emanuel United
Church of Christ, 91 Ave & Woodhaven
Blvd, Woodhaven, 718.846.1907.

LIBRARY

QUEENS LIBRARY SYSTEM
Call 718.990.0700, or visit www.queen
slibrary.org for program information.
Long Island City branch Jeanne
Elmezzi Adult Learning Ctr., 37-44 21
St, LiC. Free English and Pre-GED
class, computer use 718.752.3720.
Central Library
89-11 Merrick Blvd, Jamaica.
-Children’s Library Discovery Center
Adjacent to Central Library • ongoing
Ravenswood Branch Family Literacy
Ctr., 35-32 21 St, LIC.
-GED Preparation for you & Early
Learning Program for your children
(drop-off) Mon-Thurs, 12:30-3:30 pm
Woodhaven Book Discussion Group
Woodhaven Branch, 85-41 Forest Pkwy,
718.849.1010. 3rd Weds, 2 pm
OTHER EVENTS call or visit online for
time & place & registration (see above):
Winter Arts & Crafts ages 5-11 yrs;
Mother Goose Infants ages 9-18 mos.;
STARs: Senior Theatre Acting Repertory;
ShapeUp NYC: Yoga/ Stretch;
Codecademy Lab free, easy online platform, learn computer languages Python,
HTML/CSS, Ruby, more; Microsoft
Office Suite; Driver Safety AARP;
English Conversation; New York Cares
Recruitment; GED Math; CPR Training;
Saving Energy and Money; Hula-
Hooping; Computer Classes, various languages; Book Discussions; Citizenship
Classes; Weekly Food Waste Drop-Off &
Composting; Project LeafDrop (no twigs,
branches); Learn to Grow; Green Crafts;
Eco-Crafts for Preschoolers; Toddler
Time; Belly Dance Workshop pre-register;
Zumba.

PARKS & RECREATION

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

weekend evenings and weekdays.
-Children’s Nature Programs (ages 18
months thru high school) weekdays,
weekend, after school, winter recessbirthday parties, internships. Ongoing.
-Family & Adult Programs
Hiking Club, Astronomy, Knitting.
-Nature Education Programs ages 18
mos. - 4 yrs. Now registering for sessions
thru Dec. Call for info.
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
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
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.

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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