2015-04-29 / 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:

Greek American Homeowners Assn.
(GAHOA) Mtg. 23-49 31 St, Astoria, Info
718.545.4046 - May 6, 7 pm

COMMUNITY BOARDS / EDUC / PRECINCT MTGS:

Comm. Educ. Council Dist. 25 Mtg. Pre-
K Info; ‘16 Budget Location 30-48 Linden
Pl, 4th Floor, Rm 407, Flushing
718.281.3786 - May 6, 7 pm

COMMUNITY GENERAL EVENTS:

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.)
Asm Simotas’, UCCA’s Community Town
Hall Mtg. w/ local elected officials & over 25
panelists. At Museum of Moving Image, 36-01
35 Ave, Astoria. RSVP at
makriga@assembly.state.ny.us or 718-545-3889.
May 14, 6:30 pm
Free Citizenship Application Assistance
Eligibility; complete applic; fee waiver help;
free attorney review, consult. English,
Bangla, Hindi, Nepali, Urdu, Tibetan.
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)
May 17, Jun 21 (718.478.3848 appointment)
FY 2016 Water Board Public Hearing
LaGuardia CC, Conf Rm E-242, 45-50 Van
Dam St, LIC - Apr 30, 7 pm
Jane’s Walk Weekend (Free) Tribute to Urban
Activist Jane Jacobs, 200+ free walking tours
along “future QueensWay,” Queens Night
Market, Salt Marshes, 1964 World’s Fair
Grounds, more. Info janeswalk.org/unitedstates/ new-york-city-ny/. - May 1, 2, 3
Tenants’ Right to Counsel Town Hall Event
(Free) Officials, Catholic Migration Svcs discuss
Intro 214. St. Sebastian Parish Center, 39-60 57th
St., Woodside. Apr. 30, 7pm

ARTS/ ENTERTAINMENT/ SPORTS:

Flushing Town Hall Northern Blvd &
Linden Pl, www.flushingtownhall.org,
718.463.7700.
-Documentary: Alive Inside (free)
Apr 29, 6 pm
-The Royal Blossom ($5/ members,students

free) Korean Traditional Folk Art Exhibition.
May 2-31; Opening Reception: May 1, 6 pm.
-TriBeCaStan - Global Dance Party
($17/10) - May 1, 8 pm
-Calpulli Mexican Dance Co. (Show 2:15
pm: $13/10/8/6; Workshop 1pm, $7/4/free
members w/ tix to 2:15 show)
May 2 (age 10+)
-Asian Heritage Night (free) Music, dance,
more - May 5, 7-9:30 pm
-Experience Minhwa ($10,8) Korean
Traditional Folk Art Workshop led by Jai Choon
Kim, craftmaster of Korean Royal Court painting
- May 31, 1 pm.
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
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.
-International Jazz Day ($15) exclusive screening of Louis Armstrong’s complete concert performed in East Berlin on Mar 22, 1965. At
Museum of Moving Image (see address below) -
Apr 30, 6:30pm.
Mets Homestand VS. Nationals, Orioles. $13
Discount in honor of 13 runs scored by the Mets
during Subway Series. Tix: Mets.com/Runs or
718-507-TIXX.
Apr 30-May 6
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-yrold 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.
-Sensory Stories Exhibit ft virtual reality experiences, interactive films, participatory installations,
more. Apr 18-July 26.
-Spring Family Day (free for 12 & under).
Hands-on media-making, Sesame Street screenings, immersive and playful technologies - May 3,
11:30 am-4 pm.
-The Sound of Music in 70mm, 50th Anniversary.
($15). Order tickets online. May 2, 5:30pm.
-Exhibit: Matthew Weiner’s Mad Men ft. largescale 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. ; Godwin-Ternbach
Museum 405 Klapper Hall, 718.997.4747,
www. (qcpages.qc.cuny.edu/godwin-ternbach/). www.qc.cuny.edu.
-Underwater Dreams (Free) Documentary
on Mexican HS students who won NASA’s
robotics competition, beating MIT students.
Q&A with two of them, Lorenzo Santillan,
Luis Aranda. Queens Hall rm. 120 - Apr 29,
6 pm
-Masters of American Photography
/ Photographs from the Matthew R. Bergey

Collection Dual Exhibition at Godwin-
Ternbach Museum.
Apr 13 - Jun 6
Queens Museum of Art Flushing Meadows
Park, 718.592. 9700, www.queensmuseum.org.
-Queens Museum Gala Cocktails 6:30 pm;
Dinner, Cabaret 8 pm - Jun 17
-After Midnight: Indian Modernism to
Contemporary India 1947/1997 Exhibition (Film:
From Gulf to Gulf by CAMP see website more
info)
To Jun 28
-Respectfully Yours by Lady Pink Offsite
at Bulova Corp. Ctr. to Aug 14
-After Midnight: Indian Modernism to
Contemporary India, 1947/1997
To June 28
-Studio Exhibition Program ($4/8) Work
of 12 artists - To Jun 28
-Behind the Curtain: Collecting the New
York Fairs - To Oct 18, 2015
Every Sunday:
-Drop-In Family Workshops/Tour w/children age 5-12, accommodates special needs
- 1:30-4:30 pm
Queens Theatre Flushing Meadows Corona
Park, www.queenstheatre.org, 718.760.0064
-The Queens Bees by Rob Urbinati ($25-$42)
May 8-17, Fridays 8pm, Saturdays 2pm & 8pm,
Sundays 3pm
York College Music Concerts almost daily,
94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd, Jamaica, 718-
262-2000.
-Elton John’s Aida PAC
May 1-29, 3 pm & 7 pm

Other:

Carol Sudhalter w/ Elise Witt (voc), Roman
Ivanoff (pian), bass TBA ($20 admission)
House concert, refresh. served, Little Neck.
Reservation 917.667.5331 - May 9, 3 pm
Extracts from Silence Group art
artistrunGallery, 36-31 22 St, LIC.
May 2-23 (Reception May 2, 5-8)
Flamenco Amalgama w/ Danza EspaƱa (mix
of cultures) ($40/37) Thalia Spanish Theatre, 41-
17 Greenpoint Ave, Sunnyside, thaliatheatre.org,.
Tix 718.729.3880 - to May 10 (Fri, Sat: 8 pm;
Sun 4 pm)
QCA’s Artist Peer Circle Poetry & Prose
Reading ($10) 3rd Space Event at Queens
Council on the Arts, 37-11 35th Ave, Astoria.
RSVP queenscouncilarts.org/3rd-space-apc-poetry prose-reading/
May 8, 6-8 pm
Learn How to Plan & Write Your Proposal
($10) Queens Council on the Arts, 37-11 35th
Ave, Astoria. Writing & skills development workshop, all levels. RSVP
Queenscouncilarts.org/how-to-plan-write-yourproposal/ May 4, 6:30-8pm.
Queens Symphony Orchestra’s First Golf
Outing. Douglaston Golf Course. QSO will give
100s instruments to children over next few
months. Sign up on Queens Symphony website.
May 8.
Secret Theatre 44-02 23 St, LIC
-Shakespeare’s Macbeth ($10/15).
Apr 30, 8 pm.
-For Children: Princess Particular &
Pirate Pete’s Parrot ($10/15/40-family of 4)
Alternating Saturdays, 2 pm

DINNERS / DANCES / MORE:

LIC Arts 5th Annual Garden Party
Fundraiser ($100/50) Landmark Orestes
Gonzales Residence, 21-40 45th Ave, LIC. .
Guests include Cm Van Bramer & Alana Heiss.
Special menu Chef Shaun Dougherty, Crescent
Grill; dessert menu, Chef Gianna Cerbone-Teoli,
Manducatis Rustica; music & fine wine.
May 5, 6 -10 pm.
Asm Nolan & Ridgwood Democratic Club’s
Annual Dinner Dance
Riccardo’s by the Bridge, 21-01 24th Ave,
Astoria. Journal ads avail.
Jun 11, Cocktails 6:30, Dinner 7:30 pm.

HEALTH & SAFETY:

EmblemHealth Neighborood 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 Cancert 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
Free PSA Screening at Cavo – Sponsored by
Peter Latos Prostate Cancer Foundation 42-18
31 Ave, Astoria. RSVP 212.365.5000.
May 9, 9 am-1 p.m.
Mount Sinai Queens (MSQ)
www.mshq.org/events for full schedule. To register 718.267.4333
-Breast Health Screening and Education MSQ.
Appointment Only. Call 718-808-7727. MSQ, 31-
60 21st St, Astoria - Apr. 29, 5-7pm
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):

HISTORICAL:

Civil War Living History Weekend Friends of
Maple Grove Cemetery. The 26th Regiment
United States Colored Troops (USCT). History of
NY USCTs; Living History Theatre, skits by
Historical Figure Reenactors; Drill demos;
Presentations by USCT living descendants;
Children activities, interactive hsitorical props &
artifacts. Public invited to dress in Victorian Period
clothing, garments loans available by reservation.
Info call 347-878-6614 - Jun 7, 11 am-4 pm.
Flushing Cemetery Walking Tour ($10) w/ local
historian James Driscoll to learn about notable
people of Queens buried there. 163-06 46th Ave,
Flushing, meet inside main gate at Chapel (if rain,
cancelled). Res. 718.359.0100 - May 2, 1:45 pm.
A Walk Through Historic Bayside w/ historian
Jason Antos. ($10/5) Meet at Bayside LIRR train

station. More info at bayside-historical.org. May 2,
2pm-5pm.
Sunnyside Community Services
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

QUEENS LIBRARY SYSTEM:

Many more events daily, & schedules: visit
www.queenslibrary.org, click on programs;
call Central Library 718.990.0700; individual branches.
Astoria Branch 14-01 Astoria Blvd, LIC, 718-
278-2220.
-Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament - Weds, to Apr 29, 4:30-
6 pm (Experience not necessary)
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 41-17 Main Street Flushing,
718-661-1200
-New York Vocal Artists Research Center
Mother’s Day Concert - MAY 2, 1:30-3 pm
-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
-Computer Literacy: Google Tools And The
Cloud (In Spanish) May 4, 6-7:30pm
-Beginning A Business: Spring Series May 5, 3-
5 pm
- Teen Fun Hour; Teen Craft Hour; more
Langston Hughes Branch 100-01 Northern
Blvd, Corona.
-Little Flower Fostering Info Session Register
718-875-3500 x5103, x5109.
Apr 30, 5:30-7 pm.
Long Island City Branch 37-44 21 St, LIC
718.752.3700.
-Blood Pressure Screening
May 6, 11:30 am-1:30 pm
-Book Buddies - Apr 29, 4-5 pm
-Learn to Code basic concepts of computer science, drag & drop programming. Game-like, selfdirected 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
-Beginning A Business: Spring Series
Apr 29, 1-3 pm
-American Sign Language Workshop: Spring
Series - Apr 29, 4-5 pm

-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: Storytime, Crafts

PARKS & RECREATION:

Alley Pond Environmental Center
(APEC) Pre-register for ALL events.
228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston,
718.229.4000, www.alleypond.com.
-Latin & Ballroom Social Dancing ($24)
adults - Weds, Apr 29, May 13, 27, Jun 10,
24
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)
-Nature Photography Workshop. ($15).
Registration required
www.eventbrite.com/event/15203235286. May 3,
12-1:30pm.
-QBG Craft Table At The Shops at Skyview
Center Level B. Create handmade floral cards for
Mothers Day.
May 2, 2-4 pm.
-Family Storytime & Craft. (Free w/adm., while
supplies last).
May 3, 2-3:30pm.
-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 Parkway, Floral Park
-Spring Sheep Shearing ($5) Also, wool spinning
demos all day; plant sale; tours; crafts; Tasting
Pavilion; live country music; hayrides - May 3,
11am-4pm.

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.
-Maximize Your Assets - Guest lawyer
Apr 30, 1:30 pm
-Converse in Spanish - Mondays, 12:45 pm
-Actors Group - no experience nec.
-Social Work Grad Student Shares Info re: rent,
home energy, medicine, food costs. By appt., Mon,
Weds, Fri; 9 am-12p
-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

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.comFor 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 hurricane affected residents age 16+. Visit
www.nyc.gov, NYC Recovers: Work Progress
link.
Office Child Support Assistance (OCSA) Can
help get noncustodial parents’ child support, help
locate them, paternity, court orders, medical support, collection. One Honeywell Ave, LIC,

718.784.6979.
Rapid Repairs From Hurricane Sandy damage.
Questions on completed work can be addressed at
212.615.8366, email RapidRepairsCare@recovery. nyc. gov.
Riders Alliance Organizing mass transit riders for
affordable fares, service restoration, general
improvements. www.ridersny.org.
Queens Econ. Devel. Corp. Resources for small
business owners, entrepreneurs, General Queens
events. Info 718.263.0546, www.queensny.
org/qedc/
Sunnyside Community Svcs.
-Assists in filing Food Stamps applications.
718.784.6173 x110.
-Free training to be Home Health Aide, job placement. 718.784.6160 x338.
Volunteer Opportunities:
-American Cancer Soc. Queens Ofc. Info
718.2611092 x5523.
-Helping Hands for the Disabled: Be a
Friend Day Pair up for 3 hours w/ a disabled
person. 718.606.9712
(Every 3rd Sat)
-Public Benefit Counselor Volunteers age 55+,
212.614.5412, www.cssny.org
Taxi-Smart Card Alternative to Access-a-Ride.
City Dept. for the Aging and Mayor’s Office for
People with Disabilities. Enrollee pays $12.50, for
$100 worth of rides, up to $437.50. Info
212.442.3026, 212.788.2830.
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 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.obsess ivecompulsiveanonymous.org,
917.443.0355. Saturdays at 10:30 am
Overeaters Anonymous
www.queensoa.org
42-11 155 St, Flushing. Fridays
Queens Community House Caregiver
Support Groups:
-1st & 3rd Mondays, 6-7:30 pm info & reg:
718.268.5960 x226, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd,
#202, Kew Gardens.
-2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 1-2:30 pm, info & reg:
718.268.5960 x226, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd,
#202, Kew Gardens.
-1st & 3rd Wednesdays, 6-7:30 pm, info &
reg: 718.592-5757 x230, 108-25 62 Dr,
Forest Hills.
-Russian Caregiver Education Group
Last Thursday each month, info & reg:
718.592-5757 x247, 108-25 62 Dr, Forest
Hills.
Queens Counseling Svcs. of Foundation
for Religion and Mental Health 43-43
Bowne St, 1st fl., Flushing, 718.461.6393.
Samuel Field Y 58-20 Little Neck Pkwy,
Little Neck, 718.225.6750 www.sfy.org.
Programs: Adult Ctr., Afterschool, learning
disabled, singles, parents, space for parties.
-Early Stage Dementia Care program:
Support group, word games, exercise, current events, music, trips - Tues & Thurs, 10
am-2 pm; Caregiver support for spouses,
Weds; Adult child group Tues. Info
718.225.6750x331 or x243
SMART Recovery
www.smartrecovery.org. 97-29 64 Rd, Rego
Park, 212.631.1198. Sundays
Strong Kids Campaign (YMCA)
238-10 Hillside Ave, Bellerose,
718.479.0505.
Venture House 25th Anniversary
Celebration Voluntary psychosocial program or “clubhouse”. 150-10 Hillside Ave,
Jamaica, www.nycharities.org • Sept 19
Women’s Support Group
Kissena Jewish Center, 43-43 Bowne St,
Flushing, info & reg. 718.461.6393.
Alternating Thurs, 10 am

ARTS

BARNES & NOBLE 176-60 Union Tpke,
Fresh Meadows, 718.380.7077.
-Open Mic Poetry (2nd Mon)
-Weekly Storytimes (Sat only, 11 am)
FLUSHING TOWN HALL
Northern Blvd & Linden Pl, 718.463.7700,
www.flushingtownhall.org.
LAGUARDIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE 31-10 Thomson Ave, LIC.
718.482.5055, www.lagcc.cuny.edu/
www.laguardiaperformingarts.org.
LOUIS ARMSTRONG HOUSE (40 min.
tours $10/$7 seniors, students, children/
$0m, children under 4) 34-56 107 St,
Corona, group rates: 718.478.8274.
www.LouisArmstrong House.org.
MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, LIC,
718.784.2084.
MUSEUM OF THE MOVING IMAGE
35 Ave & 36 St, Astoria, 718.784.0077,
718.777.6800, www.mov ingimage.us.
NOGUCHI MUSEUM ($10/ $5 seniors,
student ID/ $0 under 12, NYC public H.S.
ID) 9-01 33 Rd, LIC, 718.204.7088,
www.noguchi.org.
-Hammer, Chisel, Drill: Noguchi’s Studio
PracticeArtist-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
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 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 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, pasta-no toppings. Please no meat, dairy, bones, or oily foods.

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