2015-04-15 / 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.

CLUBS/ASSOCIATIONS

JFK Regular Democratic Club of
Queens Cty Board Mtg; Guest Sen.
Comrie Jewish Ctr. Kew Gardens Hills,
71025 Main St, Lower Leverl Mtg Rm
(non-wheelchair/handicap accessible
entrance: Vleigh Pl.) - Apr 16, 7:30 pm
Ridgewood Democratic Earth Day
Program Newtown Creek Alliance
Program Mgr speaking. 60-70 Putnam
Ave, Ridgewood. Info David Aglialoro
917.574.7867 - Apr 16, 7 pm
United Community Civic Assn
(UCCA): “Law & Order/ Disorder
& Justice...Well Served?” Bulova
Corp. Ctr, 75-20 Astoria Blvd, (enter
thru parking lot 25 Ave) Speakers:
Supreme Court Justices G. Lasak, M.
Aloise; DI Malony 114th Pct; Capt.
Hennessy, 115th Pct. - Apr 16
(Operation ID your electronics, free,
5-7 pm; Mtg 7 pm)
United Forties Civic Assn. St.
Teresa’s Parish Ctr, 44 St, off 50 Ave,
Woodside Apr 16, 7 pm

COMMUNITY MEETINGS/INFO

COMMUNITY BOARDS, EDUC. & PCT.

Town Hall Event w/ Ch. Farina -
Dist 30 Community Educ. Cncl. PS
234, 30-15 29 St, 11102 - Apr 16, 6:30
-7:30

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: LGA Hotel DEC
Site #C241142, 112-24 Astoria Blvd,
E. Elmhurst, NY 11369. Written comments accepted thru Apr 17. Info
www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/37550.html
,
www.dec.ny.gov/data/der/factsheet/c2
41142cuprop.pdf.
CM Van Bramer: How Will You
Spend $1 Million? You decide how to
improve the 26th District. Info
www.jimmyvanbramer.com. At Van
Bramer’s Ofc, Apr 13-17, 47-01,
Queens Blvd, Ste 205, Sunnyside,
718.383.9566; & other loc’s, Vote Apr
11-19 (limited hours): B’way Libr,

Astoria; Jacob Riis Settlement,
Queensbridge; Woodside Houses;
Ravenswood Houses; PS/IS 78; PS
150; Big Six Towers; PS 166;
Sunnyside Libr; Christ Lutheran
Church.
Free Tax Help Eligible: earn limit
$53K (w/kids); $18K (no kids);
Grameen VidaSana, 82-11 37 Ave, 7
Fl, Jackson Hts; Jackson Hts Library;
google VITA online more locations.
Until Apr. 11-15
Free Citizenship Application
Assistance Eligibility; complete
applic; fee waiver help; free attorney
review, consult. Chhaya CDC, 37-43
77 St, 2nd Fl., Jackson Hts - 3rd
Sundays, 2:30-6 pm (bring Green
Card, SS, Passport; address, job history 5 yrs, certif of dispos for all arrests,
marriage/divorce dates, kids’ residency card #, more)
Apr 19, May 17, Jun 21 (718.478.3848
appointment)

ARTS/ENTERTAIN./SPORTS

FLUSHING TOWN HALL
Northern Blvd & Linden Pl,
www.flushingtownhall.org,
718.463.7700.
-Tribute to Tony Bennett & Ella
Fitzgerald by Queens Jazz Orch
($42/32/20; Table for 2, wine, snacks,
$125/100; pre-show members lounge 7
pm) Apr 17, 8 pm
-Annual Gala Info online.
Apr 23, 6 pm
-Erasing Borders (suggested $5/free)
Indian Art of the Diaspora
Mar 28 - Apr 19
LAGUARDIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE 31-10 Thomson Ave, LIC.
718.482.5055, www.lagcc.cuny.edu/
www.laguardiaperformingarts.org.
-Long Island City: Past. Present.
Future. Photography exhibit in Lobby
of Falchi Bldg, 31-00 47 Ave, LIC - To
Apr 30
-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.
-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
QUEENS COLLEGE 65-30 Kissena
Blvd, Flushing, 718.997.5000.
Kupferberg Center for Arts.
www.qc.cuny.edu. (Godwin-
Ternbach Museum 405 Klapper Hall,
718.997.4747, www.
qcpages. qc. cuny.edu/ godwin- ternbach/. (Godwin-Ternbach Museum 405
Klapper Hall, 718.997.4747, www.
qcpages. qc. cuny.edu/ godwin- ternbach/.) Evening Reading: Mona Simpson
($20/ free w/CUNY ID) Interview by
Leonard Lopate. Music Bldg.
QCreadings.org. Season Tix
718.793.8080 - Apr 14, 7 pm
-Masters of American Photography
/ Photographs from the Matthew R.
Bergey Collection Dual Exhibition at
Godwin-Ternbach Museum.
Apr 13 - Jun 6 (Reception Apr 23, 6
pm)
-Cesar Millan ($35-69) Reveals
secrets of happier relationships w/
canine companions; live demos.
Colden Auditorium. 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.
-QUEENS MUSEUM OF ART
Flushing Meadows Park, 718.592.
9700, www.queensmuseum.org.
-Hindu Temple Society of North
America Annual Holi & Earth Day
Celebration - Apr 18, 3-5:30 pm
-Cinemarosa presents Consensual
Monthly gay film series continues
with Age of Consent and Transvestite
Apr 18, 3-6 pm
-Respectfully Yours by Lady Pink
Offsite at Bulova Corp. Ctr. Apr 14-
Aug 14
-After Midnight: Indian Modernism
to Contemporary India, 1947/1997
To June 28
-Studio Exhibition Program ($4/8)
Work of 12 artists - Thru Jun 28
-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
QUEENSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE Performing Arts Ctr.,
222-05 56 Avenue Bayside. Info, tix
718.631.6311, www.visitqpac.org.
Mary Poppins ($12) at PAC. Tix
www.plazatheatrical.com - Apr 18
OTHER:
Inquiries Into Contemporary
Sculpture: What About Power? ($5)
Sculpture Center, 44-19 Purves St,

LIC - Apr 15, 7 pm
A Night At the Movies (free) Queens
Symphony Orch. presents Southern
Queens Salon Series Concert. PW 316,
90-07 101 Ave, Ozone Pk - Apr 11,
7pm
Musica Reginae Chamber Orch:
Bach-Brandenburg Concerto No. 5;
Vivaldi-Four Seasons ($20/10/free
under 12) Church-in-the-Gardens, 50
Ascan Ave, F. Hills - Apr 17, 7:30 pm
Secret Theatre 44-02 23 St, LIC
-For Children: Princess Particular &
Pirate Pete’s Parrot ($10/15/40-family of 4) Alternating Saturdays, 2 pm

DINNERS/DANCES/MORE

Roaring 20s Spring Fundraiser for
SHAREing & CAREing ($75 adv/
$90 door) Prohibition cocktails, casino
tables, music, buffet. Manducatis
Rustica, 46-35 Vernon Blvd, LIC. Tix
bit.ly/scroaringtwenties - Apr15, 6:30
pm
Center for the Women of New York
28th Annual Luncheon Honoring PA
James, CM Sears, Sen Peralta, CM
Dromm, more ($125; silent auction,
music by Bill Gati). Douglaston
Manor, 63-20 Commonwealth Blvd.
RSVP 718.793.0672 - Apr 18, noon

HEALTH

EMBLEMHEALTH NEIGHBORHOOD CARE Renaissance Charter
School, 35-59 81 St, Jackson Hts. Free
fitness classes, cooking demos. Sign
up EmblemHealthLiveHealthy.com,
866.205.7864
-Cardio-Fitness Tuesdays, 7 pm
-Yoga Saturdays, 9 am
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
-Healthy Eating Tips for Home
Broadway Library, 40-20 B’way, LIC
Apr 17, 4 pm
-Support Group for Stroke Survivors
and Caregivers MSQ, Admin. Annex,
23-34 30 Ave, 6 Fl, Confer. Rm, Astoria
Apr 21, 5 pm
-Know Your Risks for Vascular
Disease MSQ, Family Health Assoc, 31-
60 21 St, Astoria - Apr 22, 10:30 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):
-Queens Health Ctr 97-04 Sutphin
Blvd, Jamaica - Apr 15
PETER LATOS PROSTATE CANCER FOUND: Free PSA Screening at
Cavo, 42-18 31 Ave, Astoria. RSVP
212.365.5000 - May 9, 9 am-1 p.m.

HISTORICAL

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

LIBRARY

QUEENS LIBRARY SYSTEM
Event schedules: visit www.queenslibrary.org/events; call Central Library
718.990.0700; individual branches.
FREE HELP FILING TAXES at most
branches
ASTORIA BRANCH 14-01 Astoria
Blvd, LIC, 718-278-2220.
-Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament - Weds, to Apr
29, 4:30-6 pm
-Reading Club - Apr 16; 4:30-6:30 pm
BROADWAY BRANCH 40-20
Broadway, LIC, 718-721-2462
Shape-Up NYC - Total Body, for Adults
Most Mondays, 10-11 am (to Jun. 8)
CENTRAL LIBRARY Queens
Central Library. 89-11 Merrick Blvd,
Jamaica
Sunday Concerts at Central series
feat. world music; free. First Sundays,
at 3 pm (thru June 2015)
-More: Financial Coaching; Practice
Interviews, Resume Help; LinkedIn;
ID Your Work Skills; Health Insurance
Enrollment Help; Computer Basics
Adults; PowerPoint; Coding; Excel;
Homework Zone; Pathway to
Citizenship; Saturday Science Lab
FLUSHING BRANCH
-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
- Teen Fun Hour; Teen Craft Hour; more
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
-More: 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 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: Storytime, Crafts

PARKS & RECREATION

ALLEY POND ENVIRONMENTAL
CTR Pre-register for ALL events.
228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston,
718.229.4000, www.alleypond.com.
-APEC 2015 Green Gala ($150 incl.
cocktails, dinner, silent auction,
50/50s) Terrace on the Park - Apr 23,
6-10 pm
-Latin & Ballroom Social Dancing
($24) adults - Weds, Apr 15, 29, May
13, 27, Jun 10, 24
-Earth Day ($5) adults-Apr 22,
6:30pm
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 Spring
Session ($185/166) ages 5-12 Register
education@queensbotanical.org.
Saturdays, Apr 11-Jun 20, 9:30-noon
-Art in the Garden - Nature &
Science in Dialogue (free w/adm.)
Artist Emily Barnett in Visitor Bldg.
Gallery. Apr 14-Jul 19 (Opening: May
3, 2-4 pm)
QUEENS COUNTY FARM MUSEUM 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy, Floral
Park, 718.347.3276, www.queensfarm.org.
-Children’s Carnival ($12 incl. all
rides) In Apple Orchard. Rides, midway games, prizes, hayrides, entertainment. Apr 18, 19; 11 am-6 pm

SCHOOL/CAMP/KIDS/PETS

Walk 4 Paws Fundraiser & Adoption
Event By Bobbi & the Strays no-kill
shelter. Alley Pond Park (Springfield
Blvd Parking lot, 76 Ave). Trails,
Easy/Athletic; Animal Blessing; Games
& Contests; Free Giveaways; T-Shirts;
Rides, Inflatables; Microchip Clinic;
Adoptable CATS & DOGS. Same day
sign-up, or pre-reg
walk4paws2015.myevent.com/
May 3, 11 am-3 pm (rain or shine)

SENIOR CENTERS, ACTIVITIES

QCH: Kew Gardens Community
Ctr. 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd, Suite
202, Kew Gardens, 718.268.5960.
-No Place on Earth Commemorating
Holocaust w/ grandaughter of survivor.
Apr 15, noon
-Improve Your Eating Habits w/

Cornell U. guest - Apr 16, 1:30 pm
-History of Pascal Mystery guest spkr
Apr 21, 11 am
-Math Teacher: How to play Sudoku,
Kenken, Nim - Apr 21; 11 am
-Social Work Grad Student to Share
Info re: rent, home energy, medicine,
food costs. By appt., Mon, Weds, Fri; 9
am-noon-Strengthen muscles, fit for
life w/trainer - Mondays, 1:30 pm
QCH: Pomonok Senior Ctr. 67-09
Kissena Blvd, Flushing,
718.591.3377.
-SNAP screening, applic. assistance,
recertification; age 60+ M-F, 8 am-4
pm
-Care Assistance w/applics, recerts,
SNAP, Medicare, Medicaid; translation svcs; English, Russian, Spanish.
Monday & Wedneday; 9 am-4 pm (by
appt only)
-ESL Class (beginners)
Weds & Fri, 10:30 am
-Aerobics by ShapeUp NYC, age 18+
Fridays, 11 am

STREET FAIRS/FLEA/FARMERS’ MKTS

Kiwanis of Astoria-LIC Street Festival
31st St, Ditmars Blvd to 21st Ave. Rides,
food, games, merchants, mobile pet
adoption, entertainment, FDNY
Smokehouse fire safety - Apr 19, noon-6
pm

ONGOING; ORGANIZATIONS

(* = newly added listings)

COMMUNITY MEETINGS CLUBS

American Legion Post 298
30-61 87 St, East Elmhurst.
1st Mon, 8 pm
American Legion & Ladies Aux.
Post 118 89-02 91st St, Woodhaven,
718.846.6116. • 2nd/3rd Mon, 8 pm
Angelo Graci Republican Club
Community Center of Christ Lutheran
Church, 101 Ave & 86 St, Ozone Park.
Every 4th Tues, not Jul, Aug, Dec)
Bella Italia Mia ($5m/ $7nm) Christ
the King HS, 3rd Floor, 68-02
Metropolitan Ave, Middle Village.
Clinton Democratic Club Mtg.
Vallone & Vallone LLP, 25-59 Francis
Lewis Blvd, Flushing, 718.428.7285.
Dutch Kills Civic Assn. Mtg.
Growing Up Green Charter School,
39-37 28 St, LiC. Every 2nd Thurs,
7:30 pm (not Jan, Jul, Aug)
Environmental Protection Weekly
Pipeline Newsletter accepts
announcements, feedback, suggestions
newsletter@dep.nyc.gov.
Federation of Italian American
Organizations of Queens 29-21 21
Ave, Astoria, 718.204.2444, www.italianfederation.com.

FDNY free fire safety presentations
Minimum two weeks notice required
718.281.3870.
Flushing Camera Club
Flushing Hospital, Auditorium, 146-01
45 Ave (enter Burling St), 718.749.
0643, www.flushingcameraclub.org.
1st, 3rd & 5th Weds, 7:15 pm (confirm
on website)
Greater Woodhaven Devel. Corp.
Mtg. St. Thomas the Apostle, 87-40
88 St, Woodhaven.
Every 4th Tues, 7:30 pm
Queens Best Toastmasters Club
Public Speaking / Effective
Communication. Elmhurst Hospital,
Conference Rm. A-1-15, 79-01
Broadway.
1st, 3rd, 5th Sat, 10 am - 12:15 pm
Rego Hills Republican Club 28th
A.D.
Sizzler Restaurant, 100-27
Metropolitan Ave, Forest Hills,
718.275.6005. Every 3rd Tues, 7:30
pm
Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce
Luncheons Dazies restaurant, 39-41
Queens Blvd, Sunnyside. Every 2nd
Tues, 12:30 pm.
United Forties Civic Assn. St Teresa
Parish Ctr., 50 Ave & 45 St, Woodside.
Every 2nd Thurs., 7 pm
VFW Post 4787 monthly meeting 19-
12 149 St, Whitestone. Every 2nd & 4th
Mon.
VFW, John V. Daniels Jr. Post 2813
montly meeting NEW address: 47-53 43
St, Sunnyside, 718.335.0700. Every 3rd
Saturday, 2 pm.
Vietnam Veterans of America,
Queens Chapter 32 New location: 19-
12 149 St, Whitestone, 11357,
718.830.0037 (previously at 88-61 76
Ave, Glendale).

COMMUNITY BOARDS, EDUC. & PCT.

108th Precinct Community Cncl.
Mtg. Sunnyside Community Svcs., 43-
31 39 St, ground fl., Sunnyside.
110th Precinct Community Cncl.
Mtg. VFW 150, 51-11 108 St, Corona,
info 718.426.9112.
112th Precinct Community Cncl.
Mtg. 68-40 Austin St, Forest Hills.
Every 3rd Weds, 7:30 pm; Except
September Mtg: MONDAY, Sept. 16
114th Precinct Community Cncl.
Mtg. Riccardo’s by the Bridge, 21-01
24th Ave, LIC. Every 4th Tues, 7 pm
Community Bd. 1 Mtg. Info 718-626-
1021. Every 3rd Tues.
Community Bd. 2 Mtg. Community
Bd. 2 Mtg. Info www.QueensCB.org,
718.533.8773.
Community Bd. 3 Board Mtg.
718.458.2707, www.cb3qn.nyc.gov.
Every 3rd Thurs (call for time and
location)
Community Bd. 4 Mtg. VFW Post
150, 51-11 108 St, Corona,
718.760.3141. Every 2nd Tues.
Community Bd. 5 Mtg: Christ the

King H.S. Cafeteria, 68-02
Metropolitan Ave, Middle Village
Community Bd. 6 Mtg. Kew Gardens
Community Center, 80-02 Kew
Gardens Rd, Ste. 202. Info
718.263.9250
Community Bd. 7 Mtg. 718.359.2800
Community Bd. 9 Mtg. For location
call 718.286.2686 • Every 2nd Tues.
Comm. Educ. Council 24 Mtg. Info.
718.418.8160, Glendale. Every 4th
Tues. location TBA.
Comm. Educ. Council Dist. 25 Mtg.
30-48 Linden Pl., Rm. 407, Flushing,
confirm 718.281.3786. Every 1st
Weds, 7 pm
Comm. Dist. Ed. Council 26 M.S. 67,
51-60 Marathon Pkwy, Room B44A,
Little Neck. Info 718.631.6927,
Bayside (meets monthly, call for info).

GENERAL INTEREST

AmericaWorks Recruiting, screening,
support. www.americaworks.com, 212.
599.5627.
Animal Shelter/Rescue (donations
always appreciated):
-Amazing Animals Rescue and
Adoptions Whitestone, 718.795.3880.
-Animal Rescue Pet adoptions,
718.224.8629 or 631.420.0425.
-Animal Lovers Rescue and
Adoptions Whitestone, 718.740.3076.
-Animals Can’t Talk 718.393.7535
-Bobbi and the Strays Pet Rescue &
Adoption Center, 71-03 80 St,
Glendale, 718.326.6070, www.bobbiandthe strays.org /Adopt.aspx.
-Francis’ Friends Astoria, 347.393.
3649
-Kitty Caretakers of Queens Astoria,
Long Island City, Sunnyside,
Woodside: 718-779-8402,
718.205.1792
-Loving Touch Rescue Flushing,
718.224.8629.
-Muffin’s Pet Connection Helps find
homes for pets. 718.833.7988 or
www.muffins.org.
-www.petfinder.com For further info
Business Assistance Calendar For business owners seeking assistance in skills.
www.queensbp.org.
Earth Day NYS DEC new user-friendly
website navigation by topic: Outdoor
Recreation; Animals, Plants, Aquatic
Life; Chemical and Pollution Control;
Lands and Waters; Education; Energy;
Permits and Licenses; Public
Involvement and News; Regulations and
Enforcement; Publications, Forms,
Maps, etc. Info visit www.dec.ny.gov
Food Pantries (donate/ receive):
-BVM Help of Christians 70-31 48
Ave, Woodside, info 718.672.4848 x11
Thurs 9:30 am-noon
-St. Raphael’s Cans and dry food
only, photo ID. Basement Rectory, 35-
20 Greenpoint Ave, LIC,
718.729.8957. Thurs 10:30 am- noon,
Sat 1:30-3 pm
-St. Teresa 50-20 45 St, Woodside,
info 718.784.2123 x22 • Tues, 6-7pm

Forever Graffiti Free Form may be
completed and submitted electronically at www.nyc.gov/graffitifreeNYC
Free Colonoscopy Screenings The #2
cancer killer. Age 50+, once a decade.
Info for screening American Cancer
Soc 800.227.2345.
Free 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 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.
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 Latinas 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
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
NYFAC (NY Families For Autistic
Children) Free Zumba Classes
164-14 Cross Bay Blvd, Howard
Beach
Fridays, 7-9 pm

HISTORICAL SOCIETIES

BAYSIDE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Fort Totten Park, North of 212 St and
Cross Island Pkwy. For info visit
www.baysidehistorical.org, or call
718.352.1548.
-Center for 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 MF, 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
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
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.
SENIOR LUNCH PROGRAMS:
CHURCH OF THE RESURRECTION (Hosting All Saints Church,

Woodhaven program) 85-09 118 St,
Richmond Hill/Kew Gardens.
Last two Saturdays of the month.
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, pastano toppings. Please no meat, dairy, bones, or oily foods.

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