2015-03-11 / 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

CLUBS

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

COMMUNITY BOARDS, EDUC. & PCT.

110th Precinct Community Cncl.
Mtg. Flanders Field VFW 150, 51-11
108 St, Corona, info 718.426.9112.
Mar 12, 7 pm
112th Precinct Community Cncl.
Mtg. 68-40 Austin St, Forest Hills.
Mar 18, 7:30 pm
Community Bd. 1 Mtg. Astoria
World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd.
Info 718-626-1021 - Mar 17, 7 pm
Community Bd. 3 Board Business
Youth Convention Career Info, Free
Raffles, Giveaways, Entertainment,
Refreshments. IS 227, 32-02 Junction
Blvd, E. Elmhurst. Info 718.458.2707,
www.cb3qn.nyc.gov -Mar 19, 4-7:30
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]

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 Sites:

-Neptune Meter Site Davis St,
Jackson Ave & Crane St, LIC. Site
No. C241138, NYSDEC Region 2.
Written comments accepted thru Apr
11. Info www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/ 8450.html
-LGA Hotel DEC Site #C241142,
112-24 Astoria Blvd, E. Elmhurst, NY
11369. Written comments accepted
trhu Apr 17. Info
www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/37550.htm
l, www.dec.ny.gov/data/der/factsheet/ c241142cuprop.pdf
City Harvest Passover Food Drives
CH collects & delivers unwanted
leavened & unleavened breads. Info
for schools, synagogues, churches,
organizations to participate
646.412.0755.
Mar 2-23
Cultural Town Hall By CM Van
Bramer MoMA PS 1, 22-25 Jackson
Ave, LIC - Mar 18, 6:30-8:30 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 - 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.
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./SPORT S

FLUSHING TOWN HALL
Northern Blvd & Linden Pl,
www.flushingtownhall.org,
718.463.7700.
-Taylor 2 ($13/10/8/6)
Mar 14, 2:15 pm (Dance Workshop
$7/4/free: members w/tix to 2:15
show; Interactive dance workshop.
Ages 10+
-Dynamic Writing ($5/free) Exhib.
Thru Mar 22 (Sat & Sun noon-5 pm)
LAGUARDIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE 31-10 Thomson Ave, LIC.
718.482.5055, www.lagcc.cuny.edu/
www.laguardiaperformingarts.org.
-Natalie Birriel’s SPEAK! An
Autobiographical Show About the
Journey of a Stutterer Finding Her
Voice. Dir: Andreas Robertz.
Mar 15, 28; 7:30 pm (LPAC)

-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.
For entire 2014-2015 season.
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
-Mad Men’s Movie Influences 10
films chosen by series creator
Matthew Weiner.
Mar 14 - Apr 26
-Exhibit: Matthew Weiner’s Mad
Men ft. large-scale sets of Draper’s
office, home kitchen; costumes;
props; advertising art, more - Mar 14 -
Jun 14
Reelabilities: NY Disabilities Film
Festival - Mar 14, 15
NY International Children’s Film
Festival - Mar 14, 15
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.
Variations at Pace Gallery,
Manhattan Thru Mar 21
Noguchi as Photographer
Mar 21, 1 pm
Kenjiro Okazaki: Noguchi’s
Memorial to the Dead of Hiroshima
Mar 22, 1 pm
QUEENS COLLEGE 65-30 Kissena
Blvd, Flushing, 718.997.5000.
www.qc.cuny.edu.
-Cesar Millan ($35-69) Reveals
secrets of happier relationships w/
canine companions; live demos. Tix
Kupferbergcenter.org - Apr 19, 3 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.
-After Midnight: Indian Modernism
to Contemporary India, 1947/1997
To June 28

-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.
-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
-Exhibition Tour (English 2 pm;
Spanish 3 pm)
-Panorama of NYC Tour - 4 pm

OTHER:
Astoria Bookshop 31-29 31st St,
718-278-2665. RSVP via Facebook
for all.
-Author Event: Robert Christgau,
Going Into the City; Carola Dibbell,
The Only Ones Mar 11, 7-8:30 pm
-Boundless Tales Reading Series:
Writers Jose Arias, George Held,
more - Mar 12, 7-8:30 pm
-Creative Writing Workshop:
Character Creation ($10 sugg)
Mar 15, 5-6:30 pm
-Launch Party: The Wrong Side of
Right by Jenn Marie Thorne
Mar 18, 7 pm
Astoria Symphony Orch: Music of
Mozart, Brahms, Barber
($25/20/LIC students free/ $5 Off
online www.astoriasymphony.org)
LIC HS, 14-30 Broadway - Mar 15, 5
pm
Carol Sudhalter Jazz
-House Concert w/ flute, sax, guitar,
bass ($15) 917.667.5331 for reservation Mar 14, 4 pm
-Zinc Bar w/ Art Lillard’s Heavenly
Band: Vocals, flutes, saxes, trumpets,
trombones, piano, guitar, bass, percussion, drums ($15) 82 W. 3rd St,
NY, NY.
Mar 18, 9:30 & 11:30 pm
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
Queens World Film Festival 2015
($12/9) 117 films from 30 nations.
Mar 17-22
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)
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)

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

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; lowdose 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
-The Doctor You Need to See Every
Year, Even If You’re Perfectly
Healthy Sunnyside Library, 43-06
Greenpoint Ave - Mar 12, noon
-Support Group for Stroke
Survivors and Caregivers Mt. Sinai
Queens, Admin. Annex, 23-34 30 Ave,
6 Fl. Conference Rm, Astoria - Mar
17, 5 pm
-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):
-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

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

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: You’ve Got
Mail! (free) Stories, interactive. Write
w/quill & ink; story of dog who
helped postal workers in 19th century;
museum tour. Mar 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.
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
-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 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 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:
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
-Literature Art & Movement
School-age 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

ALLEY POND ENVIRONMENTAL
CTR Pre-register for ALL events.
228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston,
718.229.4000, www.alleypond.com.
-Yoga in the Elements ($16) adults
Mar 14, 9:15-10:15 am
-Home Sweet Home ($21) 3-4 yrs
Mar 14, 1:30-3:30 pm
-Science Fair 101: Salty Sensations
($24) 7-8 yrs - Mar 15, 1:30-3 pm
-A Duckling’s Tale ($18) 5-6 yrs
Mar 15, 1:30-3 pm
-Queens County Bird Club
Presents: Great Gull Island, Past &
Present (free) Mar 18, 8 pm
FLUSHING MEADOWS CORONA
PARK Grand Central Pkwy,
Whitestone Expwy between 111 St
and College Point Blvd.
-Nature Exploration Hike w/ Urban
Park Ranger (free) Albert H. Mauro
Playground
NYC PARKS
-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)
-HSBC Children’s Garden Family
Day (free) Plant seeds learn gardening, environment - Mar 14 2-4 pm (&
Register for Spring Session, starts Apr
4)
-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/PET S

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, queens@monroecollege.edu
914.740.6614.
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
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 St. John’s University Ladies of

Charity: Evening of Hope ($50 incl.
lt. refreshments, gourmet dessert bar;
silent auction, raffles) Benefits charitable works. D’Angelo Center
Ballroom. Tix, info 718.990.1612.
Mar 13, 6:30-8:30 pm

SENIOR CENTERS, ACTIVITIES

Kew Gardens Community Ctr. 80-
02 Kew Gardens Rd, Suite 202, Kew
Gardens, 718.268.5960.
-Boyhood Mar 17, 1 pm
-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.
-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

ONGOING; ORGANIZATIONS

(* = newly added listings)

COMMUNITY MEETINGS

CLUBS

American Legion Post 298
30-61 87 St, East Elmhurst.
1st Mon, 8 pm

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

COMMUNITY BOARDS, EDUC. & PCT.

108th Precinct Community Cncl.

Mtg. Sunnyside Community Svcs.,
43-31 39 St, ground fl., Sunnyside.
110th Precinct Community Cncl.
Mtg. VFW 150, 51-11 108 St, Corona,
info 718.426.9112.
112th Precinct Community Cncl.
Mtg. 68-40 Austin St, Forest Hills.
Every 3rd Weds, 7:30 pm; Except
September Mtg: MONDAY, Sept. 16
114th Precinct Community Cncl.
Mtg. Riccardo’s by the Bridge, 21-01
24th Ave, LIC. Every 4th Tues, 7 pm
Community Bd. 1 Mtg. Info 718-
626-1021. Every 3rd Tues.
Community Bd. 2 Mtg. Community
Bd. 2 Mtg. Info www.QueensCB.org,
718.533.8773.
Community Bd. 3 Board Mtg.
718.458.2707, www.cb3qn.nyc.gov.
Every 3rd Thurs (call for time and
location)
Community Bd. 4 Mtg. VFW Post
150, 51-11 108 St, Corona,
718.760.3141. Every 2nd Tues.
Community Bd. 5 Mtg: Christ the
King H.S. Cafeteria, 68-02
Metropolitan Ave, Middle Village
Community Bd. 6 Mtg. Kew Gardens
Community Center, 80-02 Kew
Gardens Rd, Ste. 202. Info
718.263.9250
Community Bd. 7 Mtg. 718.359.2800
Community Bd. 9 Mtg. For location
call 718.286.2686 • Every 2nd Tues.
Comm. Educ. Council 24 Mtg. Info.
718.418.8160, Glendale. Every 4th
Tues. location TBA.
Comm. Educ. Council Dist. 25 Mtg.
30-48 Linden Pl., Rm. 407, Flushing,
confirm 718.281.3786. Every 1st
Weds, 7 pm
Comm. Dist. Ed. Council 26 M.S. 67,
51-60 Marathon Pkwy, Room B44A,
Little Neck. Info 718.631.6927,
Bayside (meets monthly, call for
info).

GENERAL INTEREST

AmericaWorks Recruiting, screening, support. www.americaworks.com,
212. 599.5627.
Animal Shelter/Rescue (donations
always appreciated):
-Amazing Animals Rescue and
Adoptions Whitestone, 718.795.3880.
-Animal Rescue Pet adoptions,
718.224.8629 or 631.420.0425.
-Animal Lovers Rescue and
Adoptions Whitestone, 718.740.3076.
-Animals Can’t Talk 718.393.7535
-Bobbi and the Strays Pet Rescue &
Adoption Center, 71-03 80 St,
Glendale, 718.326.6070, www.bobbiandthe strays.org /Adopt.aspx.
-Francis’ Friends Astoria, 347.393.
3649
-Kitty Caretakers of Queens
Astoria, Long Island City, Sunnyside,
Woodside: 718-779-8402,
718.205.1792
-Loving Touch Rescue Flushing,
718.224.8629.
-Muffin’s Pet Connection Helps find

homes for pets. 718.833.7988 or
www.muffins.org.
-www.petfinder.com For further info
Business Assistance Calendar For
business owners seeking assistance in
skills. www.queensbp.org.
Earth Day NYS DEC new userfriendly website navigation by topic:
Outdoor Recreation; Animals, Plants,
Aquatic Life; Chemical and Pollution
Control; Lands and Waters;
Education; Energy; Permits and
Licenses; Public Involvement and
News; Regulations and Enforcement;
Publications, Forms, Maps, etc. Info
visit www.dec.ny.gov
Food Pantries (donate/ receive):
-BVM Help of Christians 70-31 48
Ave, Woodside, info 718.672.4848
x11 Thurs 9:30 am-noon
-St. Raphael’s Cans and dry food
only, photo ID. Basement Rectory, 35-
20 Greenpoint Ave, LIC,
718.729.8957. Thurs 10:30 am- noon,
Sat 1:30-3 pm
-St. Teresa 50-20 45 St, Woodside,
info 718.784.2123 x22 • Tues, 6-7pm
Forever Graffiti Free Form may be
completed and submitted electronically at www.nyc.gov/graffitifreeNYC
Free Colonoscopy Screenings The #2
cancer killer. Age 50+, once a decade.
Info for screening American Cancer
Soc 800.227.2345.
Free 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 hurricaneaffected residents age 16+. Visit
www.nyc.gov, NYC Recovers: Work
Progress link.
Office Child Support Assistance
(OCSA) Can help get noncustodial
parents’ child support, help locate
them, paternity, court orders, medical
support, collection. One Honeywell
Ave, LIC, 718.784.6979.

Rapid Repairs From Hurricane
Sandy damage. Questions on completed work can be addressed at
212.615.8366, email
RapidRepairsCare@ recovery. nyc.
gov.
Riders Alliance Organizing mass
transit riders for affordable fares,
service restoration, general improvements. www.ridersny.org.
Queens Econ. Devel. Corp.
Resources for small business owners,
entrepreneurs, General Queens events.
Info 718.263.0546, www.queensny.
org/qedc/
Sunnyside Community Svcs.
-Assists in filing Food Stamps applications. 718.784.6173 x110.
-Free training to be Home Health
Aide, job placement. 718.784.6160
x338.
Volunteer Opportunities:
-American Cancer Soc. Queens Ofc.
Info 718.2611092 x5523.
-Helping Hands for the Disabled: Be
a Friend Day Pair up for 3 hours w/ a
disabled person. 718.606.9712
(Every 3rd Sat)
-Public Benefit Counselor
Volunteers age 55+, 212.614.5412,
www.cssny.org
Taxi-Smart Card Alternative to
Access-a-Ride. City Dept. for the
Aging and Mayor’s Office for People
with Disabilities. Enrollee pays
$12.50, for $100 worth of rides, up to
$437.50. Info 212.442.3026,
212.788.2830.
Tuesday Night Cruise ($3 don.)
Benefits St. Mary’s Children’s Hosp,
Bayside. AT: Resorts World Casino
VIP Parking Lot, Rockaway Blvd &
109 St. Info 917.385.2322,
917.682.5362.
To Nov 12, 5-9 pm
Workforce 1 Career Ctr, LaGuardia
Community College 29-10 Thomson
Ave, Rm C-400, 4th Fl. LiC,
718.609.2130, www.nyc.gov/workforce1. Workforce 1 Career Center, Queens
168-25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl., Jamaica,
718.557.6755, www.nyc.gov/workforce1.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Adult Protective Svcs. For 18 years
or older, mentally/physically
impaired; abused, neglected or
exploited. Call 311; 212.630.1853 or
www.nyc.gov/apsrefer.
Al-Anon 21-64 41 St, Astoria,
718.728.2948.
Co-Dependents Anonymous, Women
85-18 61 Rd, Rego Park,
718.805.1032. Fridays, 10 - 11:45 am
Domestic Violence 37-63 76 St,
Jackson Heights, 718.639.8370.
Helping Hands for the Disabled: Be
a Friend Day Pair up for 3 hours w/ a
disabled person. 718.606.9712
(Every 3rd Sat)

Emotions Anonymous Victoria
Congre- gational Church, 148 St & 87
Ave, Briarwood, 718.938.8869.
Weds 7:30 pm
HANAC Western Queens
Caregivers Network For those caring
for Alzheimer’s, dementia, chronic illness patients. Support, counseling,
info, referrals. 718.777.6941.
Jackson Heights Al-Anon At St.
Mark’s Episcopal Church, 82 St & 34
Ave, 1st Floor, Parish House,
718.457.1511 - Tuesdays, 8:30 pm
Jovenes (Youth) AA
www.jovenesqueensaa.com. 102- 08
Northern Blvd, Corona, 718.426.7467
Lexington Hearing & Speech Center
Hearing testing, infants to seniors,
www.lexnyc.org, 718.350.3171.
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental
Illness of Queens/Nassau)
Zucker Hillside Hosp., Sloman Aud.,
266 St & 76 Ave, Glen Oaks,
718.347.7284.
Narcotics Anonymous
www.westernqueensna.org,
718.962.6244
OCA 85-18 61 Rd, Rego Park, www.
obsessivecompulsiveanonymous.org,
917.443.0355. Saturdays at 10:30 am
Overeaters Anonymous
www.queensoa.org
42-11 155 St, Flushing. Fridays
Queens Community House Caregiver
Support Groups:
-1st & 3rd Mondays, 6-7:30 pm info &
reg: 718.268.5960 x226, 80-02 Kew
Gardens Rd, #202, Kew Gardens.
-2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 1-2:30 pm, info
& reg: 718.268.5960 x226, 80-02 Kew
Gardens Rd, #202, Kew Gardens.
-1st & 3rd Wednesdays, 6-7:30 pm,
info & reg: 718.592-5757 x230, 108-
25 62 Dr, Forest Hills.
-Russian Caregiver Education Group
Last Thursday each month, info &
reg: 718.592-5757 x247, 108-25 62
Dr, Forest Hills.
Queens Counseling Svcs. of
Foundation for Religion and Mental
Health 43-43 Bowne St, 1st fl.,
Flushing, 718.461.6393.
Samuel Field Y 58-20 Little Neck
Pkwy, Little Neck, 718.225.6750
www.sfy.org. Programs: Adult Ctr.,
Afterschool, learning disabled, singles, parents, space for parties.
-Early Stage Dementia Care program:
Support group, word games, exercise,
current events, music, trips - Tues &
Thurs, 10 am-2 pm; Caregiver support
for spouses, Weds; Adult child group
Tues. Info 718.225.6750x331 or x243
SMART Recovery
www.smartrecovery.org. 97-29 64 Rd,
Rego Park, 212.631.1198. Sundays
Strong Kids Campaign (YMCA)
238-10 Hillside Ave, Bellerose,
718.479.0505.
Venture House 25th Anniversary
Celebration Voluntary psychosocial
program or “clubhouse”. 150-10
Hillside Ave, Jamaica, www.nycharities.

org • Sept 19
Women’s Support Group
Kissena Jewish Center, 43-43 Bowne
St, Flushing, info & reg.
718.461.6393.
Alternating Thurs, 10 am

ARTS

BARNES & NOBLE 176-60 Union
Tpke, Fresh Meadows, 718.380.7077.
-Open Mic Poetry (2nd Mon)
-Weekly Storytimes (Sat only, 11 am)
FLUSHING TOWN HALL
Northern Blvd & Linden Pl,
718.463.7700, www.flushingtownhall
.org.
LAGUARDIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE 31-10 Thomson Ave, LIC.
718.482.5055, www.lagcc.cuny.edu/
www.laguardiaperformingarts.org.
LOUIS ARMSTRONG HOUSE (40
min. tours $10/$7 seniors, students,
children/ $0m, children under 4) 34-
56 107 St, Corona, group rates:
718.478.8274. www.LouisArmstrong
House.org.
MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, LIC,
718.784.2084.
MUSEUM OF THE MOVING
IMAGE 35 Ave & 36 St, Astoria,
718.784.0077, 718.777.6800,
www.mov ingimage.us.
NOGUCHI MUSEUM ($10/ $5 seniors, student ID/ $0 under 12, NYC
public H.S. ID) 9-01 33 Rd, LIC,
718.204.7088, www.noguchi.org.
-Hammer, Chisel, Drill: Noguchi’s
Studio Practice Artist-in-Residence
weekends
-Open Studio ($5) • 1st Sun
-Isamu Noguchi Catalogue Raisonne
Online: www.catalogue.noguchi.org.
QUEENS COLLEGE 65-30 Kissena
Blvd, Flushing, 718.997.5000.
Aaron Copland School of Music
Concerts almost daily, info
718.997.3800
-QC Opera Studio; QC Orchestra;
QC Choral Society, faculty, student
ensembles, alumni, guests (Donation
suggested) Daily schedule www.qc.
cuny.edu/music, 718.997.3800.
-Queens College Evening Readings
to Apr 8, 2014 - 7 pm
-Queens Symphony Orchestra
Family Concerts to Apr 6, 2014 -
noon
-Chamber Music Live to December
13, 10 am; Revelations: Arts
Education for Young People
To May 14, 2014, 10:00 am
-Free Social Anxiety Support &
Treatment for Queens Residents QC
Psychological Ctr. Email contact info,
best times, & whether it’s ok to leave
a msg. to QCPC@qc.cuny.edu.
-Godwin-Ternbach Museum 405
Klapper Hall, 718.997.4747, www.
qcpages . qc. cuny.edu/ godwin- ternbach/. QUEENS MUSEUM OF ART
Flushing Meadows Park, 718.592.
9700, www.queensmuseum.org.
Open Studios for Young Adults w/
Autism and Adults w/Special Needs

Reg: email
mitra@queensmuseum.org.
(schedule online)
-Panorama of the City of New York
-World’s Fair Visible Storage
-Shade Garden: Floral Lamps from
the Tiffany Studios
-From Watersheds to Faucets: The
Marvel of NYC’s Water Supply
System
-Drop-in Family Workshops (free)
Second Sundays 1:30-4:30 pm
-Metlife Foundation Second
Sundays for Families
-Free Museum Tours Sun. 2, 3, 4 pm
QUEENS THEATRE
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
www.queenstheatre.org,
718.760.0064.
QUEENSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE Performing Arts Ctr.,
222-05 56 Avenue Bayside. Info, tix
718.631.6311, www.visitqpac.org.
Queens Symphonic Band Openings
for woodwind, brass, bass and 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.
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.
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)
-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
-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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